Saturday, June 28, 2014

Daily Dose

From Lincoln's Bishop: A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors, Gustav Niebuhr


"Whipple would be neither the first nor the last American to come up against the rhetoric of men and women who -- despite being firmly in the majority -- regard themselves as victims and respond with fear and a clamor for the harshest penalties against their opponents."

From Chapter Five, A "War of Extermination"

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