I always liked Rhett. I think most Southerners
liked him in 1939. But in 1863 in Atlanta
, he would have been a scoundrel — a near traitor . . . unless he had something for sale that some Southern patriot, or his wife, wanted to buy. Then it would have been “let’s make a deal [you scoundrel].”
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I wrote an article on General Grant’s expulsion of the Jews
from his military district in 1862. In response, a subscriber posted this on a forum.
I was unaware of this event until reading this article even though I consider myself as having an above average appreciation of the military campaigns
through the reading of the late Shelby Foote
’s fine volumes “The Civil War
; A Narrative”. What bothers me most is the unsettled question: “Are war profiteering
and free markets
Is war profiteering moral? Not for a pacifist, certainly. But the subscriber is not talking about pacifists
. He is talking about civilians who support the war.
War Profiteering Is Killing Us All
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