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Alter Compares Obama’s Executive Actions on Gun Control to the Emancipation Proclamation

On the Monday night edition of MSNBC’s All In, longtime liberal columnist Jonathan Alter reacted to President Obama’s executive actions on gun control by comparing it to President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and...Show More Summary

Someone Has Stolen Abraham Lincoln's Hand

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Authorities in Kankakee, Illinois, have a serious art theft problem. It seems a plaster sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln's hand has been missing from the Kankakee County Museum since early December. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

Bill Clinton — doing his first rally for Hillary — talks about Franklin Pierce and Abraham Lincoln and the need for a President who fits the spirit of the times.

I jumped in somewhere in the middle, when he was reminiscing about his early years with Hillary, drawing from what was meant to seem like a wellspring of emotion. Tears didn't come, but tears were at least implied. What a humble servant...Show More Summary

Today 152 Years Ago, Blacks Were Emancipated From Slavery, But Not Freed From the Perils of Inequality

One hundred, fifty two years ago today, former President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation for the second time; a document that freed the black slaves from captivity in America. In 152 years through advocacy and lobbying, federal laws have sought to ensure that black Americans not only remain free but are subject to same... Show More Summary

Mission Accomplished

On May 1, 2003 on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln then President George W. Bush, after becoming the first U.S. president to land on an aircraft carrier in a

Peter Schiff: "Mission Accomplished"

By Peter Schiff of EuroPacific Capital Mission Accomplished On May 1, 2003 on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln then President George W. Bush, after becoming the first U.S. president to land on an aircraft carrier in a fixed...Show More Summary

‘A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity’

A historian and an economist examine President Lincoln’s ideal of equal opportunity and its legacy.

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2 months agoHumor : theChive

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Watch: Doris Kearns Goodwin Gets Big Hunky Entrance on The Late Show

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Goodwin moments before had been welcomed out onto the sound stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater carried by four shirtless Abraham Lincolns.

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"I don't like that man. I must get to know him better." ? Abraham Lincoln I just don't get him... Why do they always...? Why doesn't she ever...? Have you ever finished one of these sentences in reference to a coworker? It's ironic that...Show More Summary

5 Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln For Your Business Today

Lincoln on Leadership shows us how history remains the greatest teacher.

My Favorite Quotes About Dogs

“I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.” — Abraham Lincoln This is my favorite dog quote of all time. Some of the worst dog owners I’ve ever met have been pious hypocrites who told me earnestly that they had prayed about the decision that they … Continue reading My Favorite Quotes About Dogs

I Served My Country for 11 Years and I've Only Ever Been Shot at by American Citizens

"Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause." ~ Abraham Lincoln This essay has been one of the most difficult things I have ever written. Show More Summary

Daily News Brief, December 7, 2015

Influential Indiana Republican Lawmakers Are Open to New Tolling Abraham Lincoln Toll Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule NC House Creates Select Committee on Transportation. I-77 Express Lanes, Shockingly,...

Weekend Reading: Abraham Lincoln: First Annual Message to Congress

Abraham Lincoln (December 3, 1861): "If any good reason exists why we should persevere longer in withholding our recognition of the independence and sovereignty of Hayti and Liberia, I am unable to discern it..." ---- Abraham Lincoln:...Show More Summary

The Other 13th Amendment: The Complicated History of Abolition That Still Haunts Us Today

What if the 13th Amendment, which turns 150 on Dec. 6, had made slavery a permanent part of the Constitution instead of abolishing it? What if President Abraham Lincoln had supported such an amendment? Say it ain't so, Abe--but it is. Show More Summary

Why the 2016 Election Will Be One of the Most Pivotal Moments of Our Time

More than 150 years ago, in 1858, as the national crisis over slavery heightened, Abraham Lincoln famously remarked that "a house divided against itself cannot stand," and that the "crisis" would be "reached and passed" only when the house divided would "become all one thing or all the other." Now,...

What Did Abraham Lincoln Dream About? 9 Stories of Famous Dreams

Perhaps the most famous dream of all: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, as imagined by John Simmons in 1873. (Photo: Public Domain/WikiCommons) This is part three of a five-part series on sleep and dreams, sponsored by Oso mattresses. Show More Summary

5 Simple Questions to Boost Your Happiness Every Day

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. – Abraham Lincoln Be honest. How happy do you feel every day? It probably depends. It’s not like it’s a predetermined state of mind, right? Or is it? I used to fall into a happy state and just as quickly fall […] The post 5 Simple Questions to Boost Your Happiness Every Day appeared first on Goodlife Zen.

December 1, 1862

One hundred fifty-three years ago, Abraham Lincoln delivered the annual message to Congress. Words that resonate still today as we find ourselves at a difficult time when partisanship continues to render the government unable to do much of anything and when certain groups as well as candidates for President use words and images that devise [...]Show More Summary

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