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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Yes

    The South had a constitutional and legal right to secede. The Civil War was an illegal act perpetrated upon the South by Lincoln and his troops.

    The subsequent federalization of our republic has been equally illegal and unjust, and it continues to this day
    Please point to the provision in the Constitution that allows for secession.
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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gaius46 View Post
    Please point to the provision in the Constitution that allows for secession.
    It's the same place in the Constitution that has a provision for abortion and same sex marriage.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?


    The last Monday in May in the US then apparently honors and celebrates people who killed millions of foreigners - using your logic and a yawner of a viewpoint to try to stir up controversy for a thread.

    As with the US memorial day, Confederate Decoration Day is

    Quote Originally Posted by Wikipedia
    Confederate Memorial Day, also known as Confederate Decoration Day (Tennessee) and Confederate Heroes Day (Texas), is an official holiday and/or observance day in a number of states in the Southern United States as a day to honor those who died fighting for the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.
    Confederate Memorial Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Same as the regular Memorial Day

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    Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    The South had a legal right to secede. The civil war was an illegal act of aggression perpetrated against the Southern states who acted within their constitutional rights by seceding.

    So inasmuch as southerners are traitors, northerners are usurpers whose disdain for the constitutional law of the land shattered the previously long-held precedent of states rights of self-determination
    And a Confederate defender appears, spare me.
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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    As a state or federal holiday? No.
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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by d0gbreath View Post
    No, I mean really, no.
    The Tories we American colonists on the side of the British. If you think confederate soldiers deserve a memorial day then how are you going to argue that Tories shouldn't get a memorial day? They are no different than the confederates who did not want to be Americans.
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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Did Union troops ever occupy Texas? No. They tried, and tried, and tried, and Texas whooped Union butt every single time.

    Texas in the American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Texas surrendered at the end of the day along with the rest of the South. For added lols, SCOTUS said Texas never seceded in the first place.

    Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?-excited_troll_face-jpg <----- SCOTUS

    Oh yeah, and those bad-ass Texans even mutinied. So forget the north fighting them, they fought themmselves LOL

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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gaius46 View Post
    Please point to the provision in the Constitution that allows for secession.
    secession is not in the constitution, therefore something that is not in the constitution or which is not prohibited to the states by the constitution... is a state power.

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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Yes , and there were many contributing factors to the civil war and not just slavery such as the whiskey Tarrif that brought about Shays rebellion and the centralized bank disputes.
    It was a rich man's battle but a poor man's war
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    Re: Should Confederate Memorial Day(s) exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    SCOTUS said Texas never seceded in the first place

    Cite, please. Not arguing the point - just curious as to the SCOTUS decision.

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