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 Posted: Sun Mar 4th, 2007 03:25 pm
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What makes the "nice, quiet, boy" a mass-murderer? The good husband and father a serial killer? The adventurous school-teacher a vicious brigand? Who knows? Who will ever isolate the gene or twisted-thought at the heart of the turning?

I believe it remains that Quantrill used retribution as an excuse for plundering and killing -- something he wouldn't have gotten away with in peaceful times. There was not and cannot be an excuse for the outrages committed in Missouri or other border states from either side.

Ole

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