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Lincoln stays hot in PSAL despite chilly conditions

On cold and rainy days like Saturday, high school football teams usually keep passing to a minimum. But that was not case for Abraham Lincoln, as the Railsplitters relied heavily on their passing game to thoroughly beat New Utrecht on the road Saturday, 39-8.

How photography – and phrenology – helped make Abraham Lincoln president

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Voters going to the polls in Illinois’s 12th congressional district in this year’s US midterm elections have a choice to make. Do they want a Congressman who is reserved, calm, the model of a modern politician? Or do they want one who’s earned the nickname “Meltdown Mike”, thanks to an outburst of...

Wrath of the Titans Scribe Boards Something Wicked This Way Comes

Earlier this year it was announced that Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Dark Shadows scribe Seth Grahame-Smith has plans to make his directorial debut with a new big screen adaptation of Ray Bradbury's novel, Something Wicked This Way Comes. Show More Summary

Fox announcers have audacity to praise Madison Bumgarner’s World Series performance

It’s true.  In the age of Twitter and social media, we’ll complain about anything.  A-ny-thing.  Even in the great and historical moments in life, society, and sport we’ll find something to nitpick about.  If Abraham Lincoln came back...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. - Abraham Lincoln

Usher on Justin Bieber: I'll Punch Him in the F--king Chest!

If you already have a role model -  like say, Gandhi or Abraham Lincoln - you may want to set them aside in favor of Usher, because dude just set the world on fire with truth and awesomeness. Usher gave an interview to Billboard magazine...Show More Summary

The Facebook Void: What We're Missing

Credit: Paul Scott Circa 1860. After the secession of the southern states, Abraham Lincoln signed into effect conceivably one of the most consequential pieces of legislation of the New World: The Homestead Act of 1862. In times past, an agrarian nation with many pocket farms, by the rise of the Civil War, America had to reassess its space. Show More Summary

Celebration: 150 Years ago Abraham Lincoln Created the First California State Park

On Sunday at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, hikers celebrated the 150-years anniversary of Abraham Lincoln designating Yosemite Valley as the first California state park. In honor of the anniversary, KSBW Action8 News reported that...Show More Summary

Watch the Very Terrence Malick-y ‘The Better Angels’ Trailer

We’ve seen plenty of movies about Abraham Lincoln — including, most recently, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln — but none quite like this. The Better Angels takes place long before all of the stuff Lincoln got famous for, focusing instead on his childhood in the Indiana wilderness. Show More Summary

Harold Holzer to speak at National Archives on Thursday

Lincoln and the Power of the Press” is the latest of the several dozen books that Abraham Lincoln expert Harold Holzer has written. Known as an entertaining speaker and a hard man to stump with a Lincoln question, Holzer will appear at the National Archives’ McGowen Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday. Read full article >>

Democracy's Dashboard: 1934

June 1934. "Nebraska State Capitol at Lincoln. House chamber." Note the electro-mechanical tally board, and voting controls decorated with medallions of Abraham Lincoln. Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

There Is An Edward Snowden Statue In New York City And No One Could Recognize Him

Early this morning, a mysterious statue of Edward Snowden appeared in Union Square Park in New York City, opposite the Abraham Lincoln Statue. Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill were on hand when the statue was unloaded, although they apparently had no connection with the statue's appearance. Show More Summary

What we can learn from Abraham Lincoln's greatest mistake

An ill-fated tilt towards bipartisanship was at the core of Abraham Lincoln's greatest mistake. As the Civil War ground on through 1863 and the presidential election in 1864 approached, Republicans thought restoring the Union under terms of generous reconciliation was a high priority. Show More Summary

Sayreville HS football coach revered at Lincoln

George Najjar won a PSAL city championship at Abraham Lincoln HS on Coney Island in 1993 and then took his headset and whistle to New Jersey two years later to become the head coach at Sayreville HS, where he’s been ever since.

Cort is in session in Erasmus win over Lincoln

Going into Sunday afternoon’s game against Erasmus Hall, the Abraham Lincoln football team was riding a 17-game winning streak. A few hours later, the Dutchmen had changed that.

Enterprise's Spirit Lives On Via Anchor Donated To The Abraham Lincoln

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Saying goodbye to the USS Enterprise, America's first nuclear aircraft carrier and the only ship in its class, has been challenging for naval enthusiasts and those who served aboard her during her 50 year long career. Well, it appears a piece of her will live on in the form of one of the USS Abraham Lincoln's 60,000lb anchors. Read more...

To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party – Book Salon Preview

To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party Come chat with author Heather Cox Richardson and host T. J. Stiles. When Abraham Lincoln helped create the Republican Party on the eve of the Civil War, his goal was to promote economic opportunity for all Americans, not just the slaveholding Southern planters who steered [...]

Colbert ‘Steals’ Lincoln Bust from GOP Congressman’s Office, Escapes in Trash Bin

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Over on Capitol Hill, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert taped a segment for his show Friday wherein he’s seen stealing a bust of Abraham Lincoln from a congressman’s office before escaping in a roll-away garbage bin.

Abraham Lincoln High Student Kills Classmate With One Punch, Will Not Face Charges

An Abraham Lincoln High School student will not face charges for killing his classmate in a physical altercation after authorities determined he didn’t start the fight. Gregary Teer, a 16-year-old at the Council Bluffs, Nebraska, high...Show More Summary

124 Year Old Grave Holds A Warning About The “Party of Treason”

Republicans have known for years. Democrats have little to no use for the Constitution and have been working to minimize its power for years. Abraham Lincoln said, “America will never

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