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  •  Well, support from Grannyhelen (1+ / 0-)
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    is worth a lot, sincerely.

    I do think some citations would have been nice and that there is plenty in the McDonnell proclamation to target without the title suggesting that there's a proclamation thanking John Wilkes Booth a state hero.

    But then, I've been a little touchy lately about chapter and verse, and the lack of it (and in a few cases, reading comprehension issues) in a few things I've seen lately on the Rec list, so maybe this diarist is getting some excess attitude from me based on that.  

    •  Understood - had I been writing a diary on this I (1+ / 0-)
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      probably would have phrased things differently, but what I appreciate in here is the passion the diarist is showing. The Civil War is not "old news" and it continues to shape our politics today...

      ...sometimes you need a little impolitic ranting to get that point across :-)

      "The revolution's just an ethical haircut away..." Billy Bragg

      by grannyhelen on Wed Apr 07, 2010 at 08:41:14 AM PDT

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