Remember when you came into the Union and your anti-slavery myrmidons very quickly set about dismantling the Constitutional rights, for good or ill, of your neighbors who owned slaves? Remember how you sent murderers into Missouri to kill farmers who simply answered “Yes” when they were asked if they thought slavery was acceptable, whether they owned slaves or not? Even the children? Remember how you let John Brown get away?
Remember how you marched off to war to destroy the South in the name of the Federal Golem who was thirsty for Southern blood? I still do. Lots of us down here do.
Betcha thought you’d never get a veiled legal threat in the mail from a spiritual son of one of the Negroes you freed, did you? One telling you that Federal agents WILL have their way on your soil?
Hope you’ve learned something. It’s not too late. Rehabilitation is still possible.