1) This is very. very easy to say in 1942, when everyone knew that slavery was bad and an individual is looking to justify his actions.
2) Just like modern soldiers don't fight to kill alquada or destroy Muslims; the elite people, the military-industrial complex has its reasons for going to war, and the soldiers are just the pawns. The Confederancy's number one reason for going to war was to keep slaves. The people in power in the South wanted slavery to be protected, and that is why they got the masses to fight.
Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:
Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a
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