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Book Explains Clearly Why U.S. Shouldn't Kowtow To Islam

Tony814 Wrote: May 25, 2012 11:27 AM
Sorry Joe, I beg to Differ, The War of Northern Aggression was not only about slavery, but economics. The Northern States were choking the Southern States with tariffs and taxes. I will admit the slavery issue was part of it, but why did the Emancipation Proclaimation only free slaves in the south? It was still allowed in the North until the 13th amendment was enacted. U.S. Grant had slaves even after the war.
Reginald10 Wrote: May 25, 2012 3:30 PM
"The War of Northern Aggression" ?
Excuse me, but didn't the Southerners (of South Carolina) fire the first shots? On the speculation that the US government MIGHT do something they didn't like?

The Emancipation Proclamation applied only to the South, because there was no legal basis for in in those areas not in rebellion. Of course, the North had already pretty much made an end of slavery... PA did it first, in 1780.

Every time I see Dutch Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders interact with America, I am struck anew by how deeply he confounds us. We aren't used to hearing the truth, particularly about Islam, expressed by a politician -- of all people! -- who not only says what he's found to be true, but also acts on it.

For this same reason, however, by Islamic decree (Fatwa), Wilders has been "marked for death," which is the title of his terrific new book. "Marked for Death: Islam's War Against the West and Me" (Regnery Publishing, $27.95) informs and inspires in an elegantly...