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
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
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
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
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
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
“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 >>
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 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 [...]
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.
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
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
Abraham Lincoln once said, "The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next." In that case, the next generation of policymakers in Washington will be well schooled in solar energy. According...Show More Summary
Great leaders are forged in the furnace of strife. Winston Churchill calmed a nation as death whistled overhead. Abraham Lincoln fought tooth and nail to reconcile a country divided. Andy Brinker defeated Val at the Battle of Big Hill,...Show More Summary
David Letterman and Bill O'Reilly don't often agree on such important subjects as Beyonce, whether Abraham Lincoln would appear on Funny or Die as did President Obama. Tonight, on Letterman's late night show, they decide to take a compatibility test, answering such questions as:”Baseball or football?” “Long hair or short hair?” “River or lake?” “Liquor or weed?”…