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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

Captain-Jeff Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 12:51 PM
Absolutely Fuzz. In Georgia, only about 5% of whites owned slaves and of those, most were simple farmers who had one or two. Gone With the Wind depictions were few and far between. Many slaves lived in the masters house, cared for the masters children, ate the same food and worked side-by-side with their masters on the farm. Many were glad to escape being killed by the other tribes in Africa. The media in 1860 were just as complicit as they are today, misleading people about the world, economics, and politics. Lincoln was a tyrant and a war criminal, not unlike our current president.

The United States, from day one, was a project about principles and ideals.

The super power that emerged and grew from the handful of colonists that began settling here was not the product of where those colonists happened to land, but the ideals and principles in their head and heart – applied in how they lived their lives.

The Republican Party was founded in 1854 to address one great blot on the nation’s founding legacy – the existence of slavery in a nation founded under the ideal of freedom under God.

Runaway slave and self-educated abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass said “I...