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    • j10
    • 21.01.13 | 17:23 (IST)

    any student of US history knows that the primary purpose of Lincoln in the civil war was to save the Union which he believed was the pivotal test for mankind in establishing a government which answers to the citizenry and the people are sovereign. If the south had agreed to keep slavery but not move it to new territories in the west there would not have been a war. But when has truth stood in the way of a good leftist argument in Israel? Lincoln was against slavery but he hoped it would die out on its own in a few generations if it was not allowed to spread.

    from the article: This election, there's only one option for Israelis
    First published 11:27 21.01.13 | Last updated 11:27 21.01.13
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