Re: Lincoln's 'Great Crime'
- I'm not sure who DiLorenzo is except that he sometimes writes for a
newsletter I get, lewrockwell.com. They have a libertarian bent and
are often amusing.
I agree with you, Lincoln was the right man for the job. I just think
it's interesting he would order the Chief Justice arrested because the
guy disagreed with Lincoln on something. A bit of history you don't
hear mentioned much.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "tonymaloley" <am7788zz@m...>
> The nation needed an overhaul, Lincoln was the right man for the
> job. I don't think Lincoln "destroyed" any of the constitution,
> except the rules concerning slaves. Yes, he was a technically a
> dictator, but a nice dictator, as evidenced by his re-election in
> 1864. No, southern votes didn't count, and he wasn't very nice to
> the south, but I'm glad the little matter of people being property
> was resolved prior to the nuclear age.
> Who is this DiLorenzo guy anyway? "All of this infuriates the
> Lincoln Cult" - I'm in the Lincoln Cult, and I'm not infuriated.
> Let's stop making pennies, they are more trouble than they're worth.
> This infuriates the Church of Lincoln of Latter-Day Saint Lincoln,
> but not the Lincoln cult.
> There is but one Lincoln, and Lincoln is his prophet. - Abraham