atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#6655: The real story is, of course, more complicated

This is why Lincoln is one of the, if not the, worst Presidents. The Civil War was fought over taxation--specifically, the taxes that the North could not collect if the South seceded. The slavery angle was Lincoln's gimmick to seize the moral high ground.

I'm no libertarian, but like them I regard Lincoln as a would-be tyrant. No wonder he's the one Republican President that the Democrats can speak of in admiring terms.

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Had a real hankering today to listen to AD's Time Line. AD was the band Kerry Livgren formed when he quit Kansas to do Christian rock. Time Line was their first album.

Anyway I had one of the songs from that album going through my head this afternoon, so as I was doing the pre-blog surf I listened to it. Woohoo.

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Another tiring day today, but you know what? That's okay.

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