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Lincoln The Racist

Lincoln The Racist

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Recently by Thomas DiLorenzo: The Forgotten Men You Should Know About

"Who freed the slaves? To the extent that they were ever ‘freed,’ they were freed by the Thirteenth Amendment, which was authored and pressured into existence not by Lincoln but by the great emancipators nobody knows, the abolitionists and congressional leaders who created the climate and generated the pressure that goaded, prodded, drove, forced Lincoln into glory by associating him with a policy that he adamantly opposed for at least fifty-four of his fifty-six years of his life."

Lerone Bennett, Jr., Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’ s White Dream, p. 19

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not only a racist, but worse,

not only a racist, but worse, a tyrant. he initiated aggression against former states upon their secession and suspended habeas corpus.

Lincoln was a tax collector so Southern states seceded.

The whole issue with South Carolina was over tariffs owed.

Free includes debt-free!

Lincoln was no doubt what

Lincoln was no doubt what today would be seen as an extreme racist, but in his own day would have been seen as normal racism.

But to say that Lincoln did not support the 13th Amendment is just plain wrong. Long before he became president Lincoln was an outspoken voice for abolition of slavery. In fact, Lincoln's "white dream" that is mentioned in this article is a PART of his abolitionist ideals. Its well documented that Lincoln wanted to abolish slavery AND ship out all negroes to another country.

This article associates "racism" as being the equal to "anti-abolitionist", which is not a true association. There were many abolitionist who were very racist indeed. Many of the "free states" of the north had within them extremely racist laws governing blacks. The so called "black codes" that were used for reason to attack the south under the Reconstruction acts, these black codes also existed in many northern states. These northern states SUPPORTED abolition, but were very racist at the same time. Racist does not equal pro slavery, pro abolitionist does not equal non racist.

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Dilorenzo is a bigot

Not supporting or clicking anything related to him.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

What is your evidence of this?

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donvino

I cant find it...

Lew Rockwell posted one of his comments on Facebook the day after the election that blew my mind. Made me lose some respect for Lew and Dilorenzo.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

He was open to promoting freed slaves to leave and go to

Liberia. That's where he wanted them.