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The South's Gonna Lie Again

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The South's Gonna Lie Again

By Richard Girard

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"You can hear the Rebels call,

We ain't scared at all.

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We don't care what the Yankees say,

The South's gonna rise again."

--Claude King, "The Burning of Atlanta," 1964

"God is on the side of the largest battalions." --Napoleon Bonaparte

When the oligarchs couldn't make people property any more, due to the abolition of slavery, they made property--in the form of corporations--people ...

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Ever since the end of the Civil War, former prominent soldiers and citizens of the Confederacy, as well as their descendants, have promulgated the mythology of the "Lost Cause:" the idea that the South did not fight the war over the cause of slavery, but rather over the cause of freedom and States' Rights. This myth has created a trinity of secular Southern saints: Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

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