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Posted By: Bobert
02-Sep-07 - 11:47 AM
Thread Name: BS: history of USA Presidential elections...
Subject: RE: BS: history of USA Presidential elections...
Ya' can't sue the governemnt unless the governemnt wants or allows you to do so... That was the problem the southern states had during the reconstrction... They were powerless and it wasn't until the election crisis of '76 that they had any type of leverage...

But yeah, could we change history I'm sure that both Lincoln and Davis would have played their cards differently... Just as George Bush most certainly would do if he could...

That's the problem I have with Lincoln in particular... Great leader he was not... Great leaders don't have "civil wars" or "wars of choice" (Iraq) under their watch... They figure out alternatives... Taht is what makes them great leaders...

B~