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  •  Same attitude in the south in the 1850s (4+ / 0-)

    Of course, what they were trying to do at the time was to force Northern states to allow slavery despite having voted it out and provided haven for escaped slaves. The use of the language of violence and threats of bullet in the same name of "ending tyranny" -- when of course it was all about preserving tyranny -- ratcheted up throughout the decade.

    These people have to be prosecuted for threatening violent overthrow of the government. The neo-secessionists who hate Democracy and pluralism cannot be allowed to get any kind of purchase.

    Some people are intolerant, and I CAN'T STAND people like that. -- Tom Lehrer

    by TheCrank on Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 07:45:01 PM PST

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