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Bread And Circuses: America's Growing Desire For Socialism

by Russell D. Longcore

(Author’s Note: This was written back in July 2009 and updated for the 2016 election season.)

The term “Bread and Circuses” is credited to Juvenal, a Roman writer and satirist* (AD 55-127). 1,180 more words

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The National Peace Convention

February 4, 1861 – The Peace Convention called by the Virginia legislature in January assembled at Washington.

The convention included 131 delegates from 21 of the 34 states. 700 more words

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The Texas Secession

February 1, 1861 – Delegates to the Texas State Convention at Austin voted 166 to 7 to secede from the United States.

Texas became the seventh state to leave the Union. 465 more words

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The Constitution Is Too Small

The Constitution Is Too Small

by Russell D. Longcore

The premise I am presenting is that the United States population has outgrown the US Constitution. By offering this premise, I wish to lead you to the conclusion that secession is the answer to the failure of the DC government to serve the American population. 412 more words

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Other Secession Considerations

January 31, 1861 – By the end of January, all 15 slaveholding states had either seceded or contemplated secession. Some continued debating whether to secede into February. 580 more words

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Day 16

This is probably one of the buildings I’ve been most waiting to see since getting to Vienna. On my way home from the Naschmarkt today (which a smarter person would have also gotten a picture of) I passed it, the Secession Building. 111 more words

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Secession, Immigration and Multiculturalism

Secession, Immigration and Multiculturalism

by Russell D. Longcore

Secession, Immigration and Multiculturalism will give rise to societal problems as states secede from the Union. Better to start discussing this now rather than wait until the days after secession. 750 more words

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