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Red Republicans and Lincoln's Marxists: Marxism in the Civil War

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Was Abraham Lincoln influenced by communism when the Union condemned the rights of Southern states to express their independence? It's shocking to think so.

But that's precisely what Walter D. Kennedy and Al Benson Jr. assert in Red Republicans and Lincoln's Marxists. The pair completely reassess this tumultuous time in American history, exposing the "politically correct"
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Paperback, 292 pages
Published August 17th 2007 by iUniverse (first published 2007)
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Jonathan Harris
Before reading the book "Red Republican's and Lincoln's Marxists" I have to admit I was a bit skeptical. Despite my predisposition to be wary of any fiber of genuine Christian morality flowing within the veins of Lincoln not to mention the founders of the GOP, I did not think it likely that any of them would be sympathetic towards the precepts of communism. After all, communism is a monster of the 20th century isn't it? Wilson, FDR, Johnson, and Carter may have been affected, but Lincoln? Having ...more
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Oct 21, 2012 Nathan Seys rated it really liked it
The book does an excellent job proving its thesis with thorough documentation. I would have given this book a five-star rating if the authors had researched deeper into the Founding Fathers. Had they researched deeper into the Founding Fathers, the authors would have discovered that the Founders did not have the colonists' best interests at heart, but rather were crafty politicians telling the people what they wanted to hear. The Founders were Freemasons who knew that the secret destiny of Ameri ...more
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American fallout of the European revolutions of 1848. Heavy indictment of Lincoln administration from a constitutional POV.
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Great history about the 1848 Radicals who came to the US. Editorializing by the authors could have been omitted.
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Walter Donald (Donnie) Kennedy was born and reared in Mississippi. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Louisiana, Monroe, Louisiana. Donnie is a graduate of Charlotte Memorial Medical Center School of Anesthesia, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Many in the media have noted Donnie Kennedy's advocacy of limited government, that is, real State's Rights, which has led to several interv
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