I don't buy into the philosophy of the title of this thread. As a Southerner, however, I'll bet my viewpoint is different from some of the Northerners and Westerners on the Board. The 150th Anniversary of the firing on Fort Sumter is today. Let's talk about it. If we could do it in a civilized way, that would be swell. (HA!) FOCUS: The Civil War. Discuss.