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Paper money and slavery

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger A week or so ago I recalled a camp-fire discussion long time ago, when a few of us, unhappy slaves, considered our fellow ignorant, but happy slaves and what, if anything, should or … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th June, 1971 : The US Supreme Court decided today that the New York Times and Washington Post are free to publish the secret “Pentagon Papers” on the Vietnam war. The Justice Department prosecuted … Continue reading

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The Bonnie Blue Flag

Ludwig von Gress  Since Fog of Chaos is not ABC, I will provide the other side of the story, [Fog of Chaos – “Dixie”] that is a song, which did not quite made it. The first verse of the song … Continue reading

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Ludwig von Gress When Georgia [Fog of Chaos – American War] is on our minds, we might as well reminisce over the famous “Dixie”, the unofficial anthem of the defeated South. Defeated militarily and economically, I hasten to add, but … Continue reading

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American War

Ludwig von Gress My very good friend Sven of Sydney is sending me from to to time various information, mostly related to military matters. Though the American Civil War is not amongst the top of my interests, I have read … Continue reading

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