Abraham Lincoln is known as one of America's greatest presidents. Turns out, he was also a cook who used to join his wife in the kitchen after work. In her new culinary biography of Lincoln, a food historian walks us through his life with stories — and recipes — of what he ate, cooked and served.
On Friday's special President's Day episode of The Independents, Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst and Reason.com columnist Andrew Napolitano celebrated the holiday by sharply criticizing the revered president Abraham Lincoln: For more...Show More Summary
The presidents we celebrate today were very different men. Abraham Lincoln loved to talk and debate and write and read books and be boring. George Washington was quiet and dignified, never wasting words. Abraham Lincoln led the United States into war over slavery. Show More Summary
Here in the United States it’s Presidents Day. It’s a national holiday celebrating the birth of George Washington (and, since his birthday is also in February, Abraham Lincoln was added on to the party by several states). You can celebrate...Show More Summary
Fido by F.W. Ingmire, Springfield, IL, 1860 Fido, Abraham Lincoln's mixed-breed dog, was frequently seen around Springfield, Illinois carrying a package in his mouth behind Mr. Lincoln, or waiting outside Billy's Barber Shop while his owner got his hair cut....
Happy Presidents Day 2014 from all of us at The Hollywood Gossip! Today, we honor two titans of history, two true heroes peerless in their time. Two American badasses who were so awesome, you get a day off from work because of them. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, people. Show More Summary
Pro-equality campaigners notched their belts late last week when Invoking Abraham Lincoln and the nation’s historic struggle against racial discrimination, a federal judge declared... that Virginia’s laws that limit marriage to a man...Show More Summary
Submitted by Elaine Magliaro, Weekend Contributor Abraham Lincoln was a self-educated man. He once said that he acquired his education “by littles.” The combined total of all the time he spent in school didn’t amount to a year. Still, he became one of our greatest presidents…and I believe some would agree an accomplished writer. Lincoln […]
Next Monday on President’s Day, we combine the celebrations for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and throw in the rest of the Presidents as well. Let’s see what reading and travel opportunities President’s Day holds for readers, music lovers, cooks and travelers. Show More Summary
Ten score and five years ago, Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in rural Kentucky. A special message...
Today would've been Lincoln's 215th birthday. Here's what the legendary leader can teach you about keeping a reasonable temperament during hard times. What was the secret of Abraham Lincoln's success in dealing with people? Incredibly, this is not just a question that a business journalist would ask. Show More Summary
Feb. 12, 1809: Abraham Lincoln was born. He was the 16th president, serving between 1861 and 1865. Lincoln — widely regarded as America's greatest president — preserved the Union during the Civil War, and helped end slavery in the United States. Show More Summary
Play this game for older middle school and high school students that explores the many political choices Lincoln had to make as a candidate for senator, and as president.
Once again, it's time to celebrate the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, who were born on February 12, 1809.I have commented on some of the many points of comparison for the two in previous posts here and here, which include links to many other posts.I see at least seven points of similarity between Darwin and Lincoln. Show More Summary
Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Monday compared Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln. In the opening of The Ed Show, an on-screen graphic morphed a picture of the historic Republican president into the Democrat. In the background, an American flag can be seen. Show More Summary
Produced by Terrence Malick, The Better Angels tells a slightly different “young Mr. Lincoln” story than the one we’re used to. The film, written and directed by A.J. Edwards (who worked for Malick on films such as The Tree of Life and To the Wonder) has a very obvious visual influence from the film’s producer, […]
Common Core lesson plan lists Abraham Lincoln as a “liberal.” How’s this for rewriting history? Abraham Lincoln, the nation’s first Republican president, is listed in a Common Core lesson as a “liberal.” What nonsense. Via FOX Nation: Watch the latest … Continue reading ?
From Monty's great post: People without meaningful work and copious free time don't write symphonies or create great works of art. They don't live a life of the mind. They drink too much, or get in fights, or watch a...