Chinese Woman Arrested For Green Paint Monument Vandalism Friday July 26 In Washington DC, the Lincoln Memorial vandalized with green paint in the first incident since 1922. On 2013 July 29 a homeless woman from China woman whose visa expired July 27 was arrested for paint splattered at the National Cathedral. 58 year old Jiamei Tian was known to other homeless people and those serving the homeless. She was suspected to have been responsible for splashes of green paint at the Lincoln Memorial, on a statue outside the Smithsonian Castle, on an organ at Luther Place Memorial Church, and on statues and an organ in the National Cathedral. She was found hiding in a restroom at the Cathedral with green paint splotched on her shoes. No motive was given but it is suspected she may be have mental health issues. On August 2nd, she was released to a halfway house and ordered that she wear an ankle monitoring bracelet and barred her from leaving or having visitors.
June 20, 2013 http://spectator.org/archives/2013/06/20/lincoln-on-the-defensive Lincoln on the Defensive By CHRISTOPHER ORLET What is it about Mr. Lincoln that offends so many libertarians and traditionalists? And what is it that has put so many Lincolnophiles on the defensive? You might say they are the same things that bother libertarians and traditional conservatives about today’s leaders.
Then as now critics objected to Lincoln’s unnecessary war of coercion in which 650,000 soldiers and countless civilians died. In this time of preventable conflicts, Lincoln’s war against the CSA was the bloodiest and arguably most needless military adventure in American history, one fought — not to free slaves, but to crush an independence movement. Second, disgruntled Americans are reconsidering the idea of secession. Secessionist movements are finding fertile soil from Vermont to Alaska.
The Victors Write the War History - but Should Their Lies be Immortal? (VT celebrates Confederate Heritage Month and shares bylines with alternative media PressTV) [Editors Note: I was 46 before I learned that Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation did not free a single slave anywhere. We are re-running Steve's article for Confederate Heritage Month - April, 2013, because it is a classic ....Jim W. Dean] by Steve Scroggins Lincoln’s Proclamation Did Not Free a Single Slave The most persistent and pernicious Big Lie regarding the so-called “Civil War”— more properly called the “War to Prevent Southern Independence”— is this: Noble and saintly Yankees fought the war to abolish slavery; evil Confederates fought to preserve it. The historical record incontrovertibly refutes this Big Lie and yet it lives on, repeated incessantly by many who know better, and by many, many more who accept without challenge what they were taught in government schools. The proverbial phrase “the victors write the history” was well-known well before the war. In fact, General Patrick R. Cleburne, arguing for freeing slaves in exchange for military service, warned what would happen should the South’s bid for independence fail. Also April 18 The Culture War on Confederate Heritage
Abraham Lincoln: Liar? Racist? Tyrant?!
1932 http://spectator.org/archives/2013/06/20/lincoln-on-the-defensive President John Tyler’s son, writing in 1932, seemed to speak for a silent minority: “I think he was a bad man,” wrote Lyon Gardiner Tyler, “a man who forced the country into an unnecessary war and conducted it with great inhumanity.”