Cliven [this is a sort of name Mormons invent] said, some Americans were "better off as slaves, picking cotton". As a Mormon, and as a present day Republican (although he has recently left that party, it was not conservative enough), his view of history and politics is non-standard [fiction]. He claims as personal rights over land that would only make sense if he had conquered that land.
Cliven still has his supporters [click on picture to read script]
I took this foto on the 16th of June, and hesitated to put it here. The last time out, i talked to the owner, and she was pleasant; but she is nuts.
postscriptum: on a semi-related note pointed at idiots, see Doonesbury for June 22, 2014