slavery

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Politics of Race, part 2 – Historical Perspective of Republicans and Democrats

After 360,000 Union soldiers died in winning the Civil War, under the leadership of the first Republican President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, the country was finally poised to pass legislation regarding the abolition of slavery.  This was accomplished with the ratifying of the 13th Amendment with 100% Republican support against a large majority … Continue reading

Runaway Slave

I recently watched the movie Runaway Slave as it is now available to watch On Demand by many cable providers.  It is an inspirational movie about C.L. Bryant’s journey from former NAACP local chapter president to Tea Party participant, and his journey across America to find others who are running from the government plantation of entitlements.  Along … Continue reading

Politics of Race, part 1 – Slavery

The United States of America was founded on the belief that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. The entire world was guilty of enslaving their own and others for over 4,000 years (and that’s … Continue reading

Sorting Through the Politics of Labeling

(Previous posted, but has been edited and reposted with additional information) Fascism.  Nazism.  Communism.  Liberalism.  Conservatism.  Socialism.  Marxism.  Capitalism.  Corporatism.  Statism.  Libertarianism.  Despotism.  Progressivism. How does one navigate through all of the overlapping meanings? George W. Bush was called a fascist and compared to Hitler.  The comparisons were absurd, just as they are for Barrack … Continue reading

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