What is this worth to you?

Happy Juneteenth, the celebration of my country finding its soul at great cost.

The Civil War cost us more lives than any conflict before WWII — and was perhaps the most worthwhile expenditure of American lives and treasure since the Revolutionary War. It was that rarest of things: a war actually fought to ensure the freedom of Americans.

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So raise a glass to “the war of northern aggression,” because — as every decent American knows — FREEDOM IS NOT FREE.

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