Category: Civil War

Calexit

The mere fact that secession is on the table as an option is further proof of the failure of the constitution (or rather the failure of men to be bound by it). The principals of federalism embodied in that document gave most power to the states with only a narrow set of enumerated powers granted to the federal government. Were that still the case no one would even care who the president was.

December 07 / 2016
Author Greg Morin
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Symbols

So to my southern friends I say this: yes, you have the right to display any symbol of your heritage you want, but you can’t feign ignorance about why some people might be offended or upset by it – the CSA’s pro-slavery stance has pooped in the punch bowl that is serving up symbols of your heritage. Sorry – feel free to commiserate with Hindus or Buddhists who had their beloved swastika ruined by the Nazi’s.

July 13 / 2015
Author Greg Morin
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September 23 / 2014
Author Greg Morin
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The libertarian war over the Civil War

My comments on this recent Washington Post article concerning the kerfuffle over Jack Hunter. Full article is here. This piece perpetuates the myth that there is some embarrassing subset of libertarians, so called “neo-confederates” that embrace slavery as being “ok” and that still pine for a CSA. This is absolutely total hogwash. There are no […]

July 11 / 2013
Author Greg Morin
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