i think you have me wrong... i'm not touting the merrits of the current
government, just wonder how many of the people begruggingly under its rule will
turn tails when it suits their interests.
i don't know enogh about the AoC to argue or agree with what you've said, nor
am i naive enough to think the civil war was all about slavery. my question
is to the loyalty of people to their cause when it's convenient to run to the
enemy for help, then stab him once they're healed.. biting the hand that feeds,
as it were.
> > i'd still like to see some statistics on just how quick people waiving
> >confederate flags are to apply for federal disater aid, or unemployment,
> >or social security benefits, or a stafford loan, or a pell grant,
> >patriotic? 'eh... just curious
> Residents of the Occupied Confederacy are in a situation similar to that of
> Vichy France. Though the powers that be are in place by dint of the
> forceful takeover by a hostile, foreign power, life goes on.
> Having goddamnedyankees crow about the virtues of their stance is as
> charming as hearing a rapist explalin how she really likes it, and was just
> playing hard to get.
> Just because defeat was accepted, does not mean the cause of the victor had
> merit. Like the "everpresent football player rapist" to which the ***
> Surfers referred, the North was in a position to throw its weight around,
> and did. The Articles of Confederacy had every bit as much legitimacy as
> did the Declaration of Independence, and then some, but the CSA was faced
> with an agressive and determined foe at their border, where the Colonies
> were separated by 3,000 miles of ocean from the government attempting to
> impose its will on the populus.
> The total lack of class which set goddamnedyankees apart from real Americans
> is still very much in evidence.
> Blue skies,