2017-04-21 08:04:06 UTC
In a reply to the topic of "Closet Atheists, Rumpel suggested that
slavery was not the cause of the Civil War or, as Gary would have
it, the "War of Northern Aggression" but rather money. Since slaves
were money, this is a distinction without a difference and, further,
Southern apologists have been peddling the notion that slavery was
not the proximate cause of the war in a effort to minimize the
guilt connected with the immorality of owning humans especially
if one professes a belief in Christianity as these hypocrites do. .
This idea of slavery not being the war causeis very similar to
the current O'Riley situation.
To suggest that Bill was canned primarily because of his sexual
peccadilloes by the owners would be false. His canning was because
"Just weeks ago, “The O’Reilly Factor” was home to at least 30
nationally broadcast commercials each night, with giant sponsors
like Mercedes-Benz and Aleve. By last Tuesday, that number had
dwindled to 10, mainly small-budget spots for a pain relief cream
and a bedding retailer, MyPillow.com..."