19 January 2016

My Latest Essay at Emerging Civil War - Happy Birthday General Lee

Robert E. Lee Statue - Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia
“Patriotism is the love of a land and its people, nationalism is the love of a government.”—Professor Clyde Wilson

“Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”
—Mark Twain
The question of how one defines patriotism, loyalty, and “country” can differ between individuals and periods of history. These differences remain with us today.
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ropelight said...

Personal to RGW:

Check out Blacks and the Confederacy at Townhall.com by Walter Williams 1/20/16.

Best Regards, ropelight

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Saw it. I believe one or two of those accounts are questionable. I didn't give it a thorough read, just a quick look. I'll look closer. Thanks.

Kennan Seaman said...

Just read both of your articles for ECW. Excellent!

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Thanks Kennan! Be sure and let the folks at ECW know.