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Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

...   Wed Nov 25th, 2009 02:42 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

javal1 wrote: Folks, Seems I missed a post by UnionBlue (last post on 1st page of this thread) that violated the same rules that TW ...   Tue Nov 24th, 2009 03:33 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

barrydancer wrote: "And anyway I'm not quibbling over whether state sovereignty was a "good idea" or not-- I'm stating the fact that each state was, and is, ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 08:56 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

HankC wrote: One last try... Do you have any examples of the following:   1.regulations, by which federal executive officials refused to obey Dred Scott by refusing to protect slavery in the territories,   2. ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 06:29 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

barrydancer wrote:  And what tribute are they being demanded to pay?  The taxes and tariffs that are required of them by federal law? The Constitution only ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 06:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

Why the double-standard, allowing cyber-bullies and stalkers to harass your members without a word? ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 05:49 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

HankC wrote: Again, Dred Scott *was* the law. There is no need for more laws to enforce an existing law. What are examples where Republicans 'passed laws which violated ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 03:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

UnionBlue, aka , is a notorious Civil War cyber-bully who specializes in suppressing the opinions of those he doesn't agree with-- and who prove him ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 01:48 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

Take a legal course. Again, the Constitution is not a "For Dummies" book... so you wouln't understand it. ...   Mon Nov 23rd, 2009 01:01 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

I didn't compare Lincoln to Hitler, I compared Hitler to Lincoln-- as a COPYCAT. It's NOT the same. My defense is Hitler's own words. The DoI, as pertains ...   Sun Nov 22nd, 2009 07:42 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

barrydancer wrote: So I'm not comparing Lincoln to Hitler-- on the contrary, I'm comparing HITLER to LINCOLN... successfully, since Hitler clearly COPIED Lincoln in his formula ...   Sun Nov 22nd, 2009 05:33 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

HankC wrote: ThomasWashington wrote:  How does one 'constructively violate' a law? Legally, one is either in violation or not. And construction is one way to violate it, ...   Sun Nov 22nd, 2009 07:17 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

Excise taxes are agnostic; they apply to any purchaser, regardless of place of purchase. They also apply to the EXPORTER by increasing the price of the ...   Sun Nov 22nd, 2009 06:24 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

barrydancer wrote: "In Germany, Hitler used the "Emergency Powers" doctrine of the Weimar government to seize power by declaring an emergency; in contrast, Lincoln did ...   Sun Nov 22nd, 2009 04:57 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

Mark wrote: TW, may I suggest that perhaps President Lincoln actually took his oath of office seriously--"to preserve and protect the constitution of the United ...   Sat Nov 21st, 2009 02:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

Mark wrote: TW, I see what you are saying in the abstract--I disagree with your premise-- but for the sake of argument, let's say the ...   Sat Nov 21st, 2009 02:30 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

To answer your questions: The Constitution was neither a suicide-pact, nor a "For Dummies" book; rather, it was a document of few and enumerated powers, not ...   Sat Nov 21st, 2009 02:14 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

      How does one 'constructively violate' a law? Legally, one is either in violation or not. And construction is one way to violate it, through acts which effectively ...   Sat Nov 21st, 2009 02:04 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

It's clearly implied in the power and duties of the president-elect-- as well as plain common-sense-- for the president-elect to give Congress advance notice to adequately respond ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 03:56 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

HankC wrote: In what way did 'Republicans refuse to respect Dred Scot'?   You seem to confuse the words 'respect' and 'like'.   A person can disklike ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 03:52 pm

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

The Constitution. As president-elect; Lincoln not only could call an emergency-session of Congress to convene on the day of his inauguration: but in fact he was REQUIRED to ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 03:41 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

Mark wrote: TW, the Confederate government was constantly presenting themselves as the true heirs of the American revolution to the Europeans. Yes, but not as ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 03:36 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

*edit ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 02:04 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

Not semantics--  on the contrary, FUNDAMENTALS: for a "defense" applies to pre-existing national sovereignty, while rebellion implies sovereignty only in prospect. Both France and Britain would certainly have recognized ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 01:50 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

HankC wrote: Not sure where you read he 'refuses to submit to the Supreme Court'.   Rather he is saying that since the Court must be obeyed, ...   Fri Nov 20th, 2009 01:28 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

But Lincoln said that the Supreme Court couldn't even do that.  To wit from his First Inaugural address:    I do not forget the position assumed by ...   Thu Nov 19th, 2009 04:30 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

HankC wrote: JDC Duncan wrote: EXACTLY ! and the regulations enforce a law that was declared unconstitutional ..... so, a regulation without an authorising federal law is ...   Thu Nov 19th, 2009 02:34 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy and States Rights (98 replies - 22022 views)

Naim Peress wrote: I've heard it said that historians have characterized the Confederacy as having died on the altar of states rights.  I've heard about ...   Thu Nov 19th, 2009 02:00 am

Other Civil War Talk > The Declaration of Independence (152 replies - 39454 views)

From the Declaration of Independence: "We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress, assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the ...   Thu Nov 19th, 2009 01:07 am


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