I suggest that the reason for the lie is that proponents of the Civil War know that suppressing secession might not be considered by many to be a noble cause for a war that killed and maimed hundreds of thousands of people and destroyed half the country, not to mention that it damaged the freedom and democratic processes of the country.
On the contrary, it considered them to be traitors and criminals, the same way that many Americans today view Davis, Lee, Jackson, and other Southerners who lost their war for secession.
Unionization of the private sector work force has collapsed. The charter by which they came together was called, appropriately, the Articles of Confederation.
We wish to establish our own country. I said that white Americans probably considered themselves free. Operations based on slavery could not compete against enterprises based on consensual, paid employees.
As Thomas Jefferson observed in that document, people have been endowed by their Creator with certain fundamental and inherent rights. Abortion, birth control, interracial marriage, and gay sex are legal. The truth is that their beef with Castro is personal, not ideological.
What about the Fugitive Slave Act, which required Northern states to return slaves to their owners? The pretensions of macroeconomic fine-tuning have been abandoned. Notwithstanding slavery and other violations of liberty, our American ancestors brought into existence the freest society in history.
When he provoked the incident at Fort Sumter, I think he figured that the war would be quickly brought to a conclusion and that the seceding states would be quickly defeated. By hewing to our principles, libertarians have the opportunity to use what our ancestors accomplished as a foundation for leading the world to the highest reaches of freedom ever seen by man.
You see, in the eyes of U. We are going to initiate force against you to prevent you from going your way.
Under the Articles the federal government was given very few powers. Obviously, their aim would not be to end slavery but to keep the nation intact, the same aim that Lincoln had when he ordered federal forces to invade the South.
While American statists favor the concept of a government-managed economy, Castro embraced the principle to the full extent through strict government control over all economic activity.
Not one single American statist, liberal or conservative, favors the repeal of public schooling or the repeal of Medicare and Medicaid. Keep in mind that the people who signed the Declaration of Independence were not Americans.
What Castro did was carry statist economic principles to their logical conclusion. Moreover, why should people be taxed to fund a statue of someone whose beliefs or behavior they dislike or oppose? His jailing of critical journalists. What has been the justification for U.
They were British subjects, just as people in the Confederacy were American citizens. That is, they would have had the mindset with respect to patriotism even if there had been no slavery in the South.
The answer is rooted in the principles enunciated in the Declaration of Independence. A sanctuary system in the North would have accelerated its demise. And he was right. His enactment of the Legal Tender Laws.
Barriers to international trade are much lower. Thus, he believed, the only way to end it legally would have been by constitutional amendment. Click here to listen More than years after the Civil War, the nation is engulfed in controversy over statues of people who fought for the Confederacy.
What if the Confederate States seceded today and declared their independence? Here was a society in which people were free to keep everything they earned, because there was no income tax. They viewed the nation as a collection of sovereign and independent entities i.
The embargo is an infringement on the economic liberty of Americans, not Cubans. But should those exceptions and infringements prevent us from appreciating and honoring the fact that our ancestors brought into existence the freest, most prosperous, and most charitable society in history?Dec 04, · By Jacob Hornberger.
It’s time to end the U.S. national-security state’s war against Cuba.
No more regime-change operations. No more assassination attempts. No more invasions. Jacob G. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. blog comments powered by Disqus. back to top. Subscribe. A talk with Jacob Hornberger on JFK secrecy May 19, jeffmorley Assassination, Video 25 comments I recently enjoyed speaking with Jacob Hornberger about the secrecy surrounding thousands of JFK assassination records on.
Hornberger is the founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. This book is a passionate display of how Hornberger believes JFK was killed by the CIA. Where I wish he had more quotes or references to other. Jacob Hornberger of the Future of Freedom Foundation writes about the seem to overlook its magnitude in their historical analysis.) a key leader of the Southern bloc and President of the.
One of the writers he criticized was Jacob G. Hornberger, founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation.
Reason invited Hornberger to comment and we're happy to continue the discussion. Jacob G. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. He was a trial attorney for twelve years in Texas. He also was an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas, where he taught law and economics.Download