The Land of Sunshine; A Southern California Magazine Volume 11-12

The Land of Sunshine; A Southern California Magazine Volume 11-12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...the whole republic as England has voters in a shire city I BREEDER5 While the administration is mumbling vague threats of the OF terrible things it will do to American citizens if they don't TRUBI--F-stop daring to think; and the newspaper lackeys howl that the people who protest against war are the only ones to blame for it----these troubled gentlemen are forgetting the chief ofl'ender. They want to get after the Declaration of Independence, and " proceed against" it, and exclude it from the mails, and let us know what a seditious, copperhead, traitorous document it is. And then the Constitution, which is about as wicked. For these two old-fashioned papers have done more to "encourage the Filipinos" than all the anti-Imperial speeches of today--just as they inspired Mexico, Central America, Peru, Chile, and all the other mainland colonies to revolt from Spain; just as they today inspire the people who protest against a war of conquest. These wicked manifestos of human rights should be suppressed I They make trouble, at home and abroad--for those who violate them. Let us wipe them out, and tie to Commerce and Chances for American Capital! Some do it of willful knavery, but the vast majority because LINCOLN they know no better. The childish papers and paper-educated A5 A people who shriek "copperhead" and "traitor" at all who "COPPERHEAQ ' disagree with the President's war, of course know as little as they little care about even the modern history of their country. Not even the silliest of them would dare call Abraham Lincoln a copperhead--but he was one, by their definition, just as ex-Speaker Reed, and ex-President Cleveland, and Senator Edmunds, and Senator Hoar and a host...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947509
  • 9781236947505