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Why pardon a killer who killed at least two peace officers( In a jail break). For what purpose? Has to be political.
I saw a show about this somewhere a year or so ago. I think it was on the History Channel
I was told in a course that I took that Stonewall Jackson wanted to fight under the Black Flag of no quarter but was overruled.
Camp Douglass on the South side of Chicago was much worse than Camp Sumpter( Andersonville) and it was not because of lack of resources. There are three thousand POWs buried in a mass grave thereBTW Scout, did you see the graves outside the walls at Andersonville where the Raiders are buried. The Raiders were outlaw POWs who preyed on the other prisoners. I can't recall if there are five or six. Wirtz allowed the POWs to hold kangaroo court and the prisoners sentenced the Raiders to death and they were hanged and buried outside the wall. It has been a while since I was there ( 50 miles away) but I think they are buried behind the main building as you go in.
I built the cabin myself in 1987June 25, 2010 at 2:26 am in reply to: Air conditioning and the advancement of civilization #21578
I grew up in South Ga with no A/C. I was in my mid thirtys before we had a/c. Hope we never go back to those days.
I knew thatI have a cabin , "Rebel's Retreat", located on a bluff above my pond. On each of the posts of the front porch are Confederate Flags. First National, Second National, Third National and the Naval Jack . I have a Bonnie Blue but did not have another post to display it from. Most folks do not recognise any but the Naval Jack.
I missed one also (actually two but one was clicked on thinking I was clicking the correct one)
They also sewed handles on each side of the runner's pants to drag him along
Today there was a package and a note found at the motor pool at Ft Benning. The package contained 20 hollow point cartridges and a note saying that if the Ft Hood shooter's charges were not dropped that there will be a reenactment at Ft BenningMeanwhile I have started reading the Koran to see what we are up against. I believe in knowing the enemy.
I think while Major Hasan is hospitalized that he might need some special medical treatment. I think a transfusion of pig blood followed by a bacon grease enema would be appropiate.
I am watching news about the shootings in Fort Hood yesterday and have to say that I am disgusted both by the shootings and the way the news is characterizing it.The excuses for the gunman are already starting, he was harassed, he had secondary PTSD from talking to combat vets, he was fighting his upcoming deployment and frustrated. The news is doing everyhting to paint this as anything but possibly religiously or ideologically motivated. Do people in America really believe that the average Muslim is some cuddly tolerant individual that discounts everything intolerant regarding infidels in the Koran? ??? ??? When are we in the west going to really confront the idea that Islam itself is the problem? It is an intolerant religion whose adherents feel that they are duty bound to impose their religion on the world. the decline of the west continues with this event and the way the media is portraying it.
I totally agree
Last Sunday at church I was talking to a 99 year old member who remembered his CW veteran grandfather. A link to the past
& a couple more one:
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country. Theodore Roosevelt
A policy decision I would like to see.
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws. Theodore Roosevelt
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt
Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor. Theodore Roosevelt
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk big; we must act big. Theodore Roosevelt
TR is one of my favorite historical figures
What was Krupp's contribution? I read that they supplied arms to both sides