You would have to read it to believe it:
If we could control the conversation, we might just as easily promulgate the points that 1) the Southern black race, free AND slave, were considered part of the community, like any other; and 2) the South was fighting FOR the black race to REMAIN a part of their community – our collective way of life. Just as many of us of ANY race have ancestors who were (or who might have been) indentured, race-based slavery was never seen as a permanent thing. It was only deemed to be “permanent” by the abolitionist claims, thus begging the “need” of warfare to free those who were enslaved. The South, knowing both people and the reality, saw things far differently.
In the words of Dick Enberg, “Oh, my.”
George Takei greatly appreciates not being associated with that nonsense.
Are there any bigger jerks than the people that post crap like this on the SHPG ?
Well, Connie doesn’t post there … and that was a decision made by the SHPG. Same with David Grove, her personal assistant. 🙂 Indeed, the SHPG is largely Flagger-free and Backsass-free.
Even they know better.
So, if I get this right, there are bigger jerks ! 😉
Another amazing fact I learned today:
Lincoln “never freed his and Mary Todds slaves..just Confederate states slaves..until after the war…”
Bad form replying to my self, I know, but . . .
What is with this referencing the “Library of Congress” as a source. I’ve seen it several times before: When asked for some citation, New-Confeds just reply “Its in the Library of Congress. All the proof is there.” What does that mean? Its like their X-Files response: “The Truth is Out There . . . in the Library of Congress.”
How many of these people do you think have actually visited the Library of Congress? I bet even fewer of them have gone to the Madison Building, where manuscripts are located. They also seem silent about the National Archives.
So what we have here is a claim of a cover-up by court historians and the government that can be revealed by going to the very archives established by that government and used by those historians. Make of that reasoning what you will.
That’s why these assertions are simply not about history. You can show these people they are wrong, and it just won’t matter. They simply repeat what they believe, and facts be damned. Anything to the contrary is a sign of a plot to control the nation in the interest of political correctness (as opposed to their own political beliefs … ). That’s why Gallagher simply snapped about the matter of black Confederates. He’s lost patience with manifest stupidity.
The audience to be persuaded is located elsewhere.
More evidence of a certain quality of mind:
“Perfect grammer,” indeed.