Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Cleveland Speaks To The Farmers

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April 11th, 2007

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in 1891, Major Mark Wainwright and his small band of soldiers reach Kansas City and slip through, thanks to the general chaos in the city. Wainwright sends a telegram back east to Washington to let his superiors know that former President Cleveland has been taken captive, as have the majority of the major's men. He adds that he will proceed on into Missouri and wait for orders at the nearest telegraph office. Meanwhile, President Cleveland is given an audience with the Farmer's Council that, with 'Sockless' Jerry Simpson at its head, has assumed control of Kansas. “Gentlemen,” he says to them, “I understand your grievances and desire for redress. I, myself, have felt the cold sting of injustice within recent years, as you well know. But, within our nation's democratic institutions, we have the means for addressing your concerns. This unlawful usurpation of state government will not end well, gentlemen. In fact, given the great power of the nation surrounding you, it can only end in your arrest or death. I implore you, therefore, to surrender the government back to the men who were duly elected to it, and give up before more blood is shed in this useless endeavor.” Although most of the council is moved by Cleveland's words, Simpson stands to answer him. “Mr. President, although you have spoken eloquently of our great institutions and their ability to right wrongs, your own history gives the lie to that. Your office was stolen out from under you by men who place the pursuit of power and their own personal greed higher than the good of the nation. We saw such men in control here in Kansas. Now they are not.” Addressing the rest of the council, he concludes, “I would recommend our methods to take care of Washington, rather than Washington's methods to take care of us.”

in 1998, the Saturday before Easter Sunday, Great Britain braces for the kingdom's decision. Catholic churches are guarded by Pendrake's followers, and the Church of England has military watching its doors. Prime Minister Pembroke pleads, “This is the Lord's day. Please do not use it as an excuse for violence.” Arthur Pendrake, for his part, lets those who would see him as king know that they must not initiate aggression, but they should not hesitate to respond to it.

First Nations
First Nations
In 2058 and 1492 the First Nation indigenes who have entered the Bering Strait tunnel on their return to Asia have been transported back to the Turtle Island known as America c1492. The Mesh has brought them home safely, and now they can participate in the First Nation consciousness linking the Turtle Island to the Dream ..
.. time. The Mesh will ensure that they will not be troubled.

~ entry by Steve Payne from counter history in context - you're the judge!

In 1824 the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened for business, one month after the United States War Department created the agency. The 8th President of the United States, Martin Van Buren used the Bureau as a stratagem to prevent the War of the States. By 1837 the economic tension between the Union and the Southern states had .. Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Bure..
.. narrowed in focus to the issue of the genocide of the American indigenes and the War of the States was about to break out.

~ entry by Steve Payne from Counter History in Context - You're the Judge!

Washington Locator for Alaska
Washington Loca..
In 1867 opponents of the Alaska Purchase criticise the Treaty as Seward's folly, Seward's icebox, and Andrew Johnson's polar bear garden, because it was believed foolhardy to spend so much money on the remote region. In 1945 a future US President Harry S Truman would also describe the detractors as being both completely ..
.. right and absolutely wrong.

~ entry by Steve Payne from counter history in context - you're the judge!

In 1921 the Emirate of Transjordan was created. In 1948 territory was ceded to the State of Palestine when the nation adopted the current name of the Kingdom of Jordan.The British Mandate of Palestine, consisting of Palestine (west) and Transjordan (east)
The British Man..

~ entry by Steve Payne from Counter History in Context - You're the Judge!

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