Sesquicetennial of South Carolina Secession. “The reason for the treason.”

12/20/10: Sesquicetennial of South Carolina Secession. “The reason for the treason.”  
  
“ATLANTA — The Civil War, the most wrenching and bloody episode in American history, may not seem like much of a cause for celebration, especially in the South.
 

“And yet, as the 150th anniversary of the four-year conflict gets under way, some groups in the old Confederacy are planning at least a certain amount of hoopla, chiefly around the glory days of secession, when 11 states declared their sovereignty under a banner of states’ rights and broke from the union.”

Readers interesting, sad and scary comments can be found here.

There are 18 pages of them totaling 432 comments as of Nov. 30, 2010; just 10 days after the article’s publication.
 
 Apparently, even after 150 years, there are still some hard feelings…