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Jan012013

On 150 Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation, America Seems At War With Its Own Soul and Identity

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How Many Slaves Work for You? New York Times

THE Emancipation Proclamation, signed 150 years ago today, was a revolutionary achievement, and widely recognized as such at the time. Abraham Lincoln himself declared, “If my name goes into history it will be for this act, and my whole soul is in it.”

America’s Understanding of Emancipation Proclamation On Its 150th Anniversary Too Simple for Country’s Own Good Huff Po

Calling Out Actors

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names recently banded together to make a gun control video, post Sandy Hook. This video is a response to their alleged hypocrisy.

Feinsten, Graham Clash on Guns

Appearing on ‘Fox News Sunday’, the two senators clashed for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Ca) proposal to ban military-style assault weapons. Republican Senator Lindsay Graham (SC) said:

“What she is proposing is a massive intervention,” Graham said. “Gun sales are up, and crime is down.  You’re not going to be able to stop mass murderers with no criminal record just by taking my AR-15 and making me pay $200 and get my fingerprints and say I can’t buy another one.

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