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Forum Post: Red States Being Run Like Confederate States

Posted 6 years ago on March 9, 2012, 12:41 p.m. EST by flamingliberal (138)
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Seems like the GOP want to pretend the Confederates never lost and want to oppress minorites and women by denying them their rights. The confederates lost for a reason.



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[-] 1 points by flamingliberal (138) 6 years ago

I'm not saying Democrats are the good guys. I'm just saying that Red States are being run like Confederate Racist Corporate Fascists States.

[-] 1 points by RedJazz43 (2757) 6 years ago

Don't be fooled into believing that this is only a Red State issue. The Dems are pushing austerity nearly as strongly as are the Republicans and don't forget most of the local administrations that evicted our encampments were Democratic, not Republican.

[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 6 years ago

For years, I've been asking a question-
In history, are there any other major lost wars for a totally vanquished cause that are celebrated as glorious?
I have also wondered if Booth gave us the "nasty" reconstruction that seeded modern southern bigotry and insanity
And for the punch line -
would the United States be better off if the southern states DID secede ?
Maybe we can elect Rick Perry as the president of the csa.

[-] 1 points by flamingliberal (138) 6 years ago

The Corporate Confederate Red States of America!

[-] 1 points by flamingliberal (138) 6 years ago

The Corporate Confederate States of America!


[-] -1 points by BlackSun (275) from Agua León, BC 6 years ago

Proof? What oppression? What denial of right?

[-] -1 points by onetime (-67) 6 years ago

Retarded post

[-] -3 points by SmeggitySpooge (78) 6 years ago

You are a flaming idiot!

More lives were lost in the civil war, which was not about slavery at all, than all wars fought on the planet since.

It was the most expensive war ever fought and the United States still hasn't paid the debt from it.

[-] 1 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 6 years ago

Civil War deaths: 620,000 six-hundred and twenty thousand

Adolf Hitler death toll: 6,000,000 six million

Chairman Mao death toll: 40,000,000 forty million - 72,000,000 seventy-two million

[-] 1 points by SmeggitySpooge (78) 6 years ago

Hey, Hitler and Mao's casualties seemingly didn't declare war so it would seem they don't count the same way.

[-] 1 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 6 years ago

You're probably right.

[-] 1 points by SmeggitySpooge (78) 6 years ago

absolutely, the two you cite were mass murders and genocide of unarmed non-militants, not the same as war.

[-] 1 points by Chimptastic (67) 6 years ago

I think you mean to say "more American lives lost..." The way it reads right now is patently false. Also, the war was indeed fought with slavery as the main issue. Attempts are often made to convince people it was about states rights, but one of the main reasons South Carolina seceded was because of Pennsylvania exercising its state rights with regard to fugitive slaves (SC thought PA wasn't adhering ardently enough to federal legislation). The confederate slave-owners, standing among the ashes of their oligarchy, crying for their property rights, recieved plenty of sympathy then, and none need be offered now.

[-] 2 points by arturo (3169) from Shanghai, Shanghai 6 years ago

Some say the civil war was really a war between the US and the British Empire which took sides with the south, as a divide and conquer strategy against the US. This is why Lincoln used to say that preserving the union was his priority.

[-] 1 points by SmeggitySpooge (78) 6 years ago

It was all about money.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago

The French and Spanish were waiting on our borders as well.

[-] 0 points by SmeggitySpooge (78) 6 years ago

Read Lincoln's letter to Greeley dated 1862..... it wasn't about slavery regardless if that was coat-tailed on it.

It was about the holy dollar and what makes America work, debt.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago

Not more conspiracy theories, and you still left off bigfoot..

[-] -1 points by SmeggitySpooge (78) 6 years ago

Oh my bad, the letter Lincoln wrote Greeley was full of lies he made up to cover his true ambition, to free slaves, not to prevent the Union from being broken up and leaving the North holding the bag.

Yeah, it was cheap too and nobody died.

Good thing you won't live much longer, stoner.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago

Yeah, whatever.

You still have to work bigfoot into the theory, or at least the Illuminatti.

[-] 0 points by Progression (143) 6 years ago

Slavery had no bearing in the civil war? Oh the revisionist history that moonbats come up with.

[-] 1 points by SatanRepublican (136) 6 years ago

I was there.......... Lincoln's primary motivation was to prevent the splitting of the union over money.

Slavery was just an also ran....