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"My country is the world, and my religion is to do good." —Thomas Paine
Saturday, July 24, 2010
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Robert E. Lee is to slavery as liberals are to capitalism: aware that the system is built on suffering, yet unwilling to change it.
8:04 PM Jul 21st
Lawrence, KS: Free State Brewing Co. is a "can I rent an apartment upstairs?" restaurant.
8:05 PM Jul 21st
True. I should probably pick a famous liberal for the sake of comparison.
6:04 AM Jul 22nd
in reply to dr_cjelli
Though I dunno if Lee thought he could change things--I'll be writing about people caught up in systems sometime soon.
6:05 AM Jul 22nd
Battle Cry of Freedom was our trip audio book. Lee on black soldiers was completely correct, and completely short-sighted--a liberal slaver.
6:07 AM Jul 22nd
(In 1865, Lee thought the CSA should use black soldiers, and those soldiers should be given their freedom.)
6:09 AM Jul 22nd
Agreed on Battle Cry. and the Unpleasantness. This is my 2nd read (1st as audio). Want to reread Shelby Foote next.
9:27 PM Jul 22nd
in reply to StevenBrust
Meade, KS: speed trap. I must do a post on the art of the small town speed trap.
about 12 hours ago
Doubts surface on North Korea's role in ship sinking
13 minutes ago
Even the Washington Post will say it: Race isn't the problem -- economic inequality is
12 minutes ago
Why, yes, I'm a liberal Christian: Christianity's three camps: the essentials
9 minutes ago
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