Sir Walter Scott not only dominated gift book lists on the eve of the Civil War but also dominated Southern literary taste throughout the conflict. His highly idealized depiction of the age of chivalry allowed Southern readers and writers to find positive meaning in war’s horrors, hardships and innumerable deaths. And his works inspired countless wartime imitators, who drew upon his romantic conception of combat.
(“add Republican neo-cons and RINOs to that list, as they are left-wing as well—that is and, the”) A Man for all Treasons and the US Constitution
By Jim ONeill Monday, March 19, 2012
“Breathes there the man with soul so deadWho never to himself hath said,This is my own, my native land!…If such there breathe, go, mark him well;…The wretch, concentred all in self,… doubly dying, shall go downTo the vile dust from whence he sprung,Unwept, unhonored , and unsung.”—Sir Walter Scott 1771-1832 excerpt from “The Lay of the Last Minstrel”
“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.” James Madison 1751-1836
“Father of the US Constitution” Federalist #51 The Campaigner in Chief, Barack Hussein Obama, is of course only the most visible element of a vast left-wing conspiracy. Take a stroll through “Discover the Networks” if you doubt me—the “Tides Foundation” is a good place to start.
Note: the connections are so widespread that the webpage may take some time to load—be patient, the network will eventually appear.
…Putting political figures upon a national stage and demanding that they confess certain ideas has all of the characteristics of a kangaroo court.Such forced confessions have the hallmark reek of reeducation.
America’s Re-education CampsIn the controversy over Martinez‘s expulsion, one aspect of the unsavory incident is often ignored. Or, perhaps, it has become so commonplace that no one remarks upon it any more.
Namely, the university sentenced Martinez to penance through a public confession and to the re-education of his values through psychological therapy. The purpose of the mandatory training — whether it is anger management, sexual harassment awareness, diversity training, etc. — is to change a human being’s basic values to conform with the PC view of race or gender.Snip…
On university campuses today, the slightest remark can cause a “offender” to be sentenced to public confessions and “re-education” of their values. lengthy 5 page read mentioned in the article…Thought Reform 101Keep in mind this was published in March 2000…
The goal of such training, according to Amirall-Padamsee, is “to produce graduates who are individuals committed to educational and social justice, and not just a tolerance of, but a validating of difference.”…