Lies and Damned Lies
"Any people, anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valueable, a most sacred right, a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world."
"This country with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing governemnt, they can exercize their contstitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right, to dismember or overthrow it."
Who said these things? What brilliant proponant of self determination said these things? Why none other than Honest Abraham Lincoln.