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Response to Hekate (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 29, 2018, 07:33 PM

7. What do you think happen at the close of the Civil War in the South?

 

Please read with perspective, rather than making claims that I advocated something I did not.

I told you in the original OP you reference, that the title of the thread was POSED AS A QUESTION... what is it that you don't grasp about what you read.

do you understand what the word "SHOULD" means?
Definition of "Should" = used to indicate what is probable.
Definition of "Probable" = likely to happen or to be true but not certain.

The title was: Should we Ask Our Military to Protect Us, from Enemies Foreign and Domestic? is a "question".

Furthermore... maybe you should read what was Re-Construction, and you might learn that Federal Troop were used to Enforce it. That's a Historical Fact...not something I conjured up.

NO ONE IS LOOKING WITH AIMS OF CREATING A CIVIL WAR... but as I said before, there are people in think tanks who have already gamed out that scenario.... in the ideals of Protecting American Democracy.

Geez... think beyond what's appeasing and comfortable and you might not function in a frame of shock; history should tell you much if you review it.... as to what are options that "do" exist. it will also tell you of options that were exercised and engaged to create as well as establish this Democracy, and it will also tell you what acts and options that were engaged to protect this Democracy from the Confederate Virus that Attacked this Nation and Its Democracy.

We can heed the words of JFK..
It is time to heed the call of JFK and see civility “not as a sign of weakness." We can debate fiercely with our opponents, but the goal must not be to destroy the adversary. Democracy should be, above all, a contest between competing visions aimed at the progress of the common good. May the better ideas and the best persons win.

Lincoln held the same attitude, which is why he did not wipe out the Confederate population... ( although, I think they should have been more careful and maybe not have allowed them to gain a foothold in governance, and not have access to their former plantations, but as I said in another link... Andrew Johnson is the one who gave the plantation back to the former slave owners. and I said... the Federal Troops were withdrawn too early in Re-Construction, but again, it was Andrew Johnson who did that too.

I said also, review and learn from the Civil War that Solidified the United States as a Civil and Civic Responsible Democracy for American People... then we know that we are equipped to meet the challenge to sustain it and the fortitude to protect it and the will to improve it , and in doing so to take the measures necessary to 'eradicate subversive elements"... and if that means we become a nation that has to do some unthinkable things to remove the subversive rabid Right Wing Element and its backers, then in pursuit to protect Democracy, that is the choice we Must be willing to undertake.

Definition of "Subversive" = tending or intending to subvert or overthrow, destroy, or undermine an established or existing system, especially a legally constituted government or a set of beliefs. (such, as Our Democracy and our Democratic Way of Life)

Maybe you want to learn what is The Federalist Society, it is a Conservative Organization to Advance Conservative and Libertarian Ideals... ((Are You a Conservative or Libertarian?)
Meet the powerful group behind Trump’s judicial nominations

Evidently you underestimate your Republican Adversaries far too much.

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