2/2 The New American Civil War: Strength of the New Millennarians, with Michael Vlahos (@JHUWorldCrisis)


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Image: The American Civil War, 1850: Five soldiers, four unidentified, in Union uniforms of the 6th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia outfitted with Enfield muskets in front of encampment. Photo shows soldiers wearing frock coats and standing at ease with their Enfield Rifles. An encampment is visible in the background. Photo shows one identified soldier, Albert L. Burgess, on far right. Public domain.
Messianic belief in o.neself and one’s great goals — a sign of strength, in one sense, but weakness in that the political party has gone from being collegial and democratic to being radical and [rigid –ed]; with Michael E Vlahos
In the 1850s, thought they were strong and that the future belonged to them, almost by divine command; echoed today in the blue party.

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