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Subject:  Re: Here's your chance: Balance the Fed budget Date:  1/2/2007  8:33 PM
Author:  mishedlo Number:  200196 of 603176

I highly doubt private enterprise would have fought the Civil War.

David


Private enterprise may not have but nonprofit organizations may have as well as ethically minded individuals. Proof of the latter is easy to find in the underground railroad that was not to the best of my knowledge government sponsored. I might also add that even the South forbade the importation of new slaves. Thus slavery was on its death bed of its own accord.

Of course if government was any good then the "all men are created equal" clause would have been banned slavery from the outset thus negating the need for a Civil War in the first place.

Mish
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