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Jefferson vs. Lincoln: America Must Choose

February 26, 2010
Josh Eboch
2/25/2010

Over the course of American history, there has been no greater conflict of visions than that between Thomas Jefferson’s voluntary republic, founded on the natural right of peaceful secession, and Abraham Lincoln’s permanent empire, founded on the violent denial of that same right.

That these two men somehow shared a common commitment to liberty is a lie so monstrous and so absurd that its pervasiveness in popular culture utterly defies logic.

After all, Jefferson stated unequivocally in the Declaration of Independence that, at any point, it may become …..

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  1. Harold permalink*
    February 26, 2010 2:32 pm

    David,

    I hate to break it to you this way but there is a GREAT blur between Democrats & Republicans these days. It’s hard to tell the two apart. Perhaps that’s why a vast majority of Americans consider themselves INDEPENDENTS!

    Harold

  2. February 26, 2010 1:26 pm

    That is the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans. Democrats want a free society – i.e. Jefferson, and Republicans want an empire – i.e. Lincoln.

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