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ShereeKrider, May 20, 2017 President Lincoln did not issue the Emancipation Proclamation until January 1, 1863, more than one and a half years after the war started. His goal was initially to preserve the Union, and he only issued that proclamation when he felt doing so would promote that objective. One could argue that if …

Falsifying History on Behalf Of Agendas. “US Civil War was about Money not Slavery”

  In an article on April 13, I used the so-called Civil War and the myths with which court historians have encumbered that war to show how history is falsified in order to serve agendas. I pointed out that it was a war of secession, not a civil war as the South was not fighting …

Mountain lion killed in Kentucky

Joseph Gerth, The Courier-Journal 8:45 a.m. EST December 17, 2014   A Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife officer killed a mountain lion on a Bourbon County farm on Monday, marking the first confirmed sighting of a mountain lion in Kentucky since before the Civil War, said Mark Marraccini, a spokesman for the agency. Marraccini …

NASHVILLE, TN: Civil War: The Untold Story

The Untold Story is a visually stunning and absorbing new 5-hour documentary series that breaks new ground by examining the war through the lens of the Western Theater – battles in the strategic lands between the Appalachians and Mississippi River. Narrated by Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) the series premieres nationally on public television stations beginning …

150 years ago in November 1862: The Civil War years Read more: RN-T.com – 150 years ago in November 1862 The Civil War years

Rome Area History Museum volunteer Dennis Nordeman is compiling notable local news items related to the Civil War in commemoration of the war's sesquicentennial to be shared each week: To explore further see scanned pdf documents of Rome's Tri Weekly Courier. Week ending date Saturday, November 15, 1862 “There has been some stealing, in a …

States Legalizing Marijuana Will Violate Federal Law, Trigger Constitutional Showdown: DEA, Drug Czars

The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner Posted: 10/15/2012 3:13 pm EDT   On a Monday teleconference call, former Drug Enforcement Agency administrators and directors of the Office of National Drug Control Policy voiced a strong reminder to the U.S. Department of Justice that even if voters in Colorado, Oregon and Washington pass ballot measures …