FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

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  1. Dec 17, 2019 #1

    Bibs

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    Abraham Lincoln: - Illegally suspended the writ of habeas corpus - Put out an arrest warrant for the 84 year old Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court when he did not like the Court’s opinion.- Launched a military invasion without the consent of Congress Fall September 2012Tennessee Division S.C.V. Forrest EscortPage 45

    - Imprisoned thousands of political opponents from Northern states (Fort Lafayette –Think Guantanamo) - Forcibly closed down over 275 Northern newspapers and arrested 3,000 Northern journalists, editors and publishers - Put in a program to censor telegraph communications - Had most of the Maryland legislature imprisoned without due process along with a congressman and the mayor and police commissioners of Baltimore - Arranged for the secession of western Virginia from Virginia through unlawful means - Imprisoned and deported a U.S. Congressman (Vallandigham of Ohio) for responding negatively to his State of the Union speech, primarily regarding taxation issues. The Congressman was arrested at his home by 67 soldiers - Forcibly took arms from citizens in Northern states, en masse - Ordered martial law in cities across the Northern border states - Lincoln’s military bombarded citizens in Southern cities, executed civilians without trial, burned and pillaged courthouses, businesses, farms and homes
     
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    I did know this and a bit more, lead to a hundred iand seventy pages of back and forth with people who thought states were just satrapies of Washington, sans rights , just privileges granted or withheld at the whim of Washington.
     
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