Sunday, February 14, 2021

Fiends in Federal Uniform

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Sherman demonstrated control over his troops when it suited him, and could also allow subordinates to wink at soldier outrages. At Sandersville, Georgia alone, residents were left with no food or water for days while Union soldiers shot all the hogs, cows and chickens they could not take with them, the ground strewn with food, and carpets drenched with syrup and then covered with meal.  The roads along Sherman’s route were lined with the carcasses of horses, hogs and cattle, wantonly shot down to starve out the people and prevent them from making crops.

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  1. They used the same tactics on Native Americans, which they learned from studying history. Stalin used it, Mao used it and if you think the current regime in DC won't use it on you, you are misinformed.

    1. Amen and they'll have to increase the 25 million they were willing to kill in the 1980's.

  2. When you are focused on your next meal you don't have time to mount a rebellion. Rebellion is for the rich not for the poor. When the poor revolt it's as cannon fodder to switch control between warring factions of the elite.