Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South

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Simon & Schuster, 2006 - Southern States - 336 pages
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Review: Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers

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It was a fine idea of James F. Simon's, to draw a parallel between the lives of Abraham Lincoln, arguably the best of all US Presidents, and Roger Taney, certainly the most controversial of Chief ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers

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A good explication of the evolution of Lincoln's thought, and the hardening of Taney's, as the nation lurched toward Civil War, including showing how Taney was not only a strict constructionist on the Constitution, but arguably an early "originalist." Read full review

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