|joelkazoo - 2010-12-20 |
Even if this was all true, it doesn't change the fact that the South did have slaves and they refused to give them up without a fight.
The Southern states WERE sovereign; there's nothing in the Constitution that says it you can't back out when you feel like it. You know, like how all laws work.
|Scrotum H. Vainglorious - 2010-12-20 |
Those damn northern limousine Yankees.
|IrishWhiskey - 2010-12-20 |
You can't just "change your mind" about slavery stupid Northerners. No-taksie-backsies!
|Bort - 2010-12-20 |
Jamestown, VA was buying African slaves as early as 1619, a year before the Pilgrims even arrived. I know, it's hard to believe a Confederate apologist would lie about anything.
|memedumpster - 2010-12-20 |
Is this a thing? Is this the beginning of a new Let's Have Another Civil War campaign? Did the terrorists literally kill all of us with one act? Is Osama bin Laden the most powerful human that ever fucking lived or what? Did we all just accidentally miss that JESUS CHRIST flew a plane into the WTC or something, damning us from that moment on?
I am so mad at this.
|Hailey2006 - 2010-12-20 |
Yes, taxes (and "Socialism"!) are the reason for EVERYTHING!
|pastorofmuppets - 2010-12-20 |
The north was always jealous of the south, with their string bowties and their human chattel. That's why we accused them of having artillery of mass destruction.
|Slagathor - 2010-12-20 |
It is all true, as far as I can tell. Except maybe the part about all states allowing for slavery at the time of the signing of the declaration of independence. I seem to remember that slavery wasn't legal in RI at the time.
|Comatose2 - 2010-12-20 |
Anybody want to buy my Ken Burns documentary DVDs? They tell such a needlessly complicated story.
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