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Definitions from the Soldiers Training Manual Issued November 30, 1928

September 19, 2012 Leave a comment

 

RPREVOLU

RPREVOLU (Photo credit: GunnyG1345)

 

REPUBLIC versus DEMOCRACY There is a great deal of reference by the media and sadly, even by many of our elected officials to ‘our democracy’ or ‘this democracy’ when referring to our government. The Founding Fathers of our nation

 

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Stanton, Torture, and Military Prisons — Setting the Precedent

May 30, 2008 Leave a comment

AlBensonJr.Com e-Newsletter
The Official Newsletter of The Al Benson, Jr. Website
28 May 2008
Stanton, Torture, and Military Prisons — Setting the Precedent
PART II
by Al Benson, Jr.

 

Author Nathaniel Weyl has agreed with Otto Eisenschilm’s view of what Edwin M. Stanton and company were all about. In The Battle Against Disloyalty he wrote: “In the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, the United States War Department bore some traces of resemblance to the Soviet secret police. It’s leaders were zealots who believed that, if the end didn’t justify the means, nothing else could.” Read more…
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