Thursday, January 17, 2013

"The Second Amendment was Ratified to Preserve Slavery"

When I read the title of this Thom Hartmann article I was thinking, "WTF?! What the hell did I do in all of those U.S. history courses?"  Needless to say, ya gotta read this:
The Second Amendment was Ratified to Preserve Slavery

I know that there is somewhat inaccurate, dubious at best, information going around that NRA was a front organization for the KKK, but isn't it astounding to think how much slavery really had a ripple effect in American politics, culture and history?  It's like the Big Bang of America.

Gotta think, folks, and...
“Don’t be afraid to be confused. Try to remain permanently confused. Anything is possible. Stay open, forever, so open it hurts, and then open up some more, until the day you die, world without end, amen.” -George Saunders, American author

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