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|Subject: Do they grow these guys in a hothouse??||Date: 10/8/2012 10:10 PM|
|Author: wzambon||Number: 1822360 of 1967208|
Another Arkansas Republican who believes slavery wasn't a bad thing....
.. the second Arkansas Republican legislator I've linked today.
This guy is even odder:
Mauch, a first term legislator, wrote the letters starting in 2000. He has called Lincoln a "fake neurotic Northern war criminal" and said the 16th president committed "premeditated murder" on the Constitution. He called Lincoln and Civil War generals "Wehrmacht leaders" -- the name for the armed forces in Nazi Germany. He also praised his ancestors for standing up to "Northern aggression" and said the Confederate flag is "a symbol of Christian liberty vs. the new world order."
In two letters, Mauch wrote about the Bible and slavery. The Arkansas Times quotes from a letter Mauch wrote in 2009:
If slavery were so God-awful, why didn’t Jesus or Paul condemn it, why was it in the Constitution and why wasn’t there a war before 1861?
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