Loyola professor faces questions about ties to pro-secession group





A Loyola University Maryland economics professor is denying ties to a group that endorses a second Southern secession after he came under fire from a Missouri congressman because of the alleged association.

Thomas DiLorenzo, a Loyola professor since 1992, was in Washington on Wednesday to testify at a House subcommittee hearing on the Federal Reserve Bank. But Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from St. Louis, quickly raised questions about DiLorenzo's ties to the League of the South, which is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center....

DiLorenzo rebutted the claim in a post on LewRockwell.com, an anti-big-government website, saying that he had merely delivered lectures on Civil War economics at the invitation of professors affiliated with the League of the South. He said he gave the lectures 13 years ago....


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