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  •  Flogging Johnny, but not Krauss (0+ / 0-)

    Such were the times!  I do not tend to lionize people, but Washington comes close for me.

    I do not know that his decisions were in error.  As Commander of the Continental Army, I kind of give him benefit of the doubt, as a. army discipline must be meted, albeit cruelly at times, and b. the men of the Army sorely needed discipline.

    I do agree, the Founding Fathers, as seen from our perspective, do want in some areas.  But that's good!  We are making progress!

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