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Of the Criminals, by the Criminals and for the Criminals

August 3, 2009
Michael Gaddy

Was it all a hoax; was there ever any intention by those in power to do anything other than subjugate and enslave the majority to the benefit of the patrician class? Was there ever a government “of the people, by the people and for the people” before or after those famous words were uttered by what could arguably be called the arch criminal of the 19th Century at Gettysburg in November of 1863?

H.L. Mencken saw through the rhetoric and prose of Lincoln’s brief speech to the core issue: it was the Confederates who were fighting for the right of determination, not the government of Lincoln, the same government now in full blown war against liberty and individual rights.

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  1. Valerie Protopapas permalink
    August 3, 2009 7:46 pm

    Sadly, much of Lincoln’s crimes against the People – North and South – are known to “historians” but either their devotion to their “idol” or their fear of the disapproval of the scholastic brethren keeps these facts in a sort of eternal twilight, forever hidden from the rest of us. They do neither their hero or their vocation any good by doing so since it calls into question the REST of their scholarship and their honesty.

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