Saturday, March 17, 2012

American Freedoms


"[T]he liberties of the American people [are] dependent upon the ballot-box, the jury-box, and the cartridge-box; that without these no class of people could live and flourish in this country" — Frederick Douglass, at whose grave here in town I have yet to pay my respects.

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Blogger Mark in Spokane said...

A great American and a man who proved the truth that the South denied with its institution of chattel slavery.

March 18, 2012 at 9:58 PM  
Blogger Iosue Andreas Sartorius said...

Indeed. Now that I'm back in my homeland, I find it harder to be sympathetic to the Southern cause. Still, I'm no fan of Lincoln.

March 19, 2012 at 8:20 PM  

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