This is my thoughts on the Confederacy and the people that joined….I re-blog this from my opinion blog…GSFP…..enjoy and let me know your thoughts. chuq
These days there is lots of ink being spread on paper about those monuments to the Confederate soldiers and leaders….some want to preserve their legacy….really?
The legacy that they were traitors to the United States….or the legacy that they fought to preserve the institution of slavery?
Which is it?
Yes these statues are a piece of American history….when these people left the United States Of America they became traitors to the oath they took to defend the union against all enemies.
And yet we have statues celebrating these people…..if we are gonna have statues for traitors where is Benedict Arnold’s or Aaron Burr’s statue?
Or for that matter……where is the statue of my grandfather?
I bring GW up because in the 1930s he went the Spain to fight the fascists and upon his return he was arrested and charged with treason for it was unlawful for American citizens to fight…
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