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  •  Be cautious in this regard. Many ... (4+ / 0-)
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    bryduck, shaharazade, fuzzyguy, WakeUpNeo

    ...Radical Republicans did not support black suffrage; indeed, they were backers (as was Lincoln in first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation) of colonization: sending free blacks abroad, to Africa or wherever.

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 09:18:44 AM PST

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    •  True enough. (0+ / 0-)

      I should have been more explicit in my own comment along those lines, too.

      "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

      by bryduck on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 09:20:06 AM PST

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    •  OK. How about a Teddy Roosevelt (0+ / 0-)

      Republican.  

      Talk about "progressive."

      I was talking about being a Lincoln-era Radical Republican versus the alternative of the day.  You know, slavers.

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