Did the Civil War mark the end of the US as a republic and the beginning of the US as an empire? ~ Thomas James DiLorenzo on Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Authoritarianism and Manipulated History (via ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984+ ~ (BLOG & EMAIL))

Daily Bell: Did the Civil War mark the end of the US as a republic and the beginning of the US as an empire? DiLorenzo: In The Real Lincoln I quote the historian Leonard P. Curry as saying that after the war there were no longer any "constitutional scruples" about squandering taxpayers' money on corporate boondoggles. The railroads were only the beginning of what is on display today with multi-trillion dollar bailouts of Wall Street, General Moto … Read More

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