More on Ron Paul, Lincoln, and Libertarianism
Posted by Thomas DiLorenzo at December 28, 2007
"Mr. Libertarian," the late, great Murray Rothbard had this to say about Dishonest Abe and his war:
"In every other part of the New World, [the end of] slavery was peacefully brought about by agreement with the slaveholders. But in these other countries . . . there were no Puritan millenialists [a.k.a., "Yankees"] to do their bloody work, armed with a gun in one hand and hymn book in the other."
"Lincoln’s conciliatory words on slavery cannot be taken at face value. Lincoln was a master politician, which means that he was a consummate conniver, manipulator and liar."
Read the rest of this brilliant article on "America’s Two Just Wars" here.