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Nikki Haley

Letter: Good people behind every flag flown

Editor: In rebuttal to Carl Burdette'sletter, “Flag Victim of Liberal Ideology,”Mr. Burdette you omitted one word from youreditorial: slavery. Not all of us look through every issue, with wearing political spectacles or lens. The Civil War, in my eyes was fought for one reason: slavery. The South and even our little old state of Maryland fought to keep a “certain traditional way of life.”A life where others — slaves —toiled in the fields and did their master's bidding, for free. No wages, no political pull to get a payincrease from nothing. Free labor built this country. Slave labor built America. Mr. Burdette why did you choose to leave the...