After watching this documentary, it is clear that too many older white men in southern states still promote this evil nonsense, as did this southern white man.
When LBJ signed the Civil & Voting Rights Acts the white Racists were homeless – so Nixon prepared one, Reagan fluffed up the pillows, & Trump stood out front with a bullhorn & a “Whites Only” sign
In what is likely the best admonition of the Right, Jake Tapper presented a clinic on their intransigence and outright racism.
The GOP could not hide its Civil War. Liz Cheney is proven to be a strong woman against an army of feeble men. And she does not mince her words.
Another Civil War is possible. Ironically both ultimately will have an economic and wealth component. Sadly that happens in a system that values capital over humanity.
But is a civil war, soft, hard, cold or hot, in our cards? Color me skeptical. As a Civil war historian and a sometime journalist, here are some thoughts.
Trump’s “war on the deep state” could have frightening implications that we must make ourselves aware of sooner rather than later to prepare for its eventualities.
Martin did not hold back as he appropriately excoriated General John Kelly for his inept statements about the civil war and Robert E. Lee.
Democrats do not need a civil war that would lead to self-destruction to decide what type of party it needs to be going forward.
It is 2015 and in America, where there is universal K-12 education, people still make the ridiculous claim that the Civil War was not about slavery. That ends today.