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Torture and the Arc of History

"Military necessity does not admit of cruelty..." -- Abraham Lincoln General Order 100, Article 16 April 24, 1863 As usual, Lincoln captures the heart of the matter in a few words. In the midst of the gravest threat to our national existence...Show More Summary

Code Name: STEAM video preview

In 2015, developer Intelligent Systems invites you through a tour of history where Abraham Lincoln teams up with the likes of The Cowardly Lion and Tom Sawyer to battle aliens in a steampunk-powered world. See what happens when you miss history class...

Goodbye, ‘Colbert Report’! We’ll meet again some sunny day

To watch a truly satisfying finale is that rare thing, like getting to see Abraham Lincoln’s unicorn horn. Our expectations as

The many faces of Lincoln as created by Wendy Allen

Gettysburg artist Wendy Allen is in love with President Abraham Lincoln. Her obsession with the 16th president dates back more than 30 years, and in that time, she has painted hundreds of images of him. Her Lincoln is not the stiff face seen daily on the dollar bill. Her Lincoln lives.Read full article >>

10 World Leaders as Modern Day Fashionable Hipsters

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It’s hard to imagine Abraham Lincoln of Vladimir Lenin as fashionable, almost Hipster like characters. It’s good thing artists like …

Morning Reads for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  Above, change in wages over time. Thanks be to Kia for giving us some dark blue on the map. Your undifferentiated Morning Reads lie after the jump… Abraham Lincoln a Whig? It could be, but this is according the Whig society. (AbeLincolnAssoc)...Show More Summary

Search For The Lost Giants: Into the Bone Cave Full Episode

Brothers Jim and Bill Vieira turn to President Abraham Lincoln's fascination with tales of ancient giants for new clues in their search, which leads to a potentially major find in Ohio and venturing into a dangerous Tennessee cave.

At 5-6, Rodriguez plays big for Abraham Lincoln

Luis Rodriguez stands just 5-6 but his small physical stature hasn’t kept him from making big plays for the Lincoln Railsplitters.

Search For The Lost Giants: Into the Bone Cave

Brothers Jim and Bill Vieira turn to President Abraham Lincoln's fascination with tales of ancient giants for new clues in their search, which leads to a potentially major find in Ohio and venturing into a dangerous Tennessee cave.

Rise of the Lumbersexual: Why I'm Keeping My November Beard

I used to think beards were gross. That they were only appropriate for Jon Hamm, Abraham Lincoln and Santa. Then I tried growing one and went native. Inspired by a two-time cancer survivor participating in Movember, I decided to try out the facial hair thing, and raise a little money. Show More Summary

Rise of the Lumbersexual: Why I'm Keeping My November Beard

I used to think beards were gross. That they were only appropriate for Jon Hamm, Abraham Lincoln and Santa. Then I tried growing one and went native. Inspired by a two-time cancer survivor participating in Movember, I decided to try out the facial hair thing, and raise a little money. Show More Summary

Book Notes: Gary Hart and Abe Lincoln

LINCOLN. There are nearly 22,000 Abraham Lincoln books clickable at Amazon including the most peculiar Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter which turns the Great Emancipator into the Great Decapitator. To this tsunami of Lincoln lit, please...Show More Summary

Lincoln Railsplitters are headed back to the Bronx

The Abraham Lincoln football team is heading back to the Bronx.

Obama Proclaims a Nearly 'Godless' Thanksgiving

While no one expects the eloquence of Abraham Lincoln to issue from Barack Obama’s lips, the President’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving 2014 lacks not only Lincoln’s style, but unfortunately even a basic understanding of what America’s greatest feast is all about. Show More Summary

Thanksgiving's roundabout, but real, income tax connection

President Abraham Lincoln is famous for so many wonderful, impressive, inspiring actions and words. He gave us stirring arguments in the Lincoln-Douglas debates in his unsuccessful quest to unseat U.S. Senator Stephen Douglas. But the campaign battle laid the foundation for his eventual political triumphs. Show More Summary

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1863

During the Civil War, both presidents, Lincoln and Jeff Davis, issued Thanksgiving Day proclamations and celebration of the holiday as we know it grew as a result. We all know about the famed Pilgrims who feasted with the local Indians in 1621, but after that the holiday was only observed once in a while. Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving

Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation seems to me to be very appropriate this week. I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as […]

Every State's Signature Thanksgiving Dish, Mapped Out

Illinois' own Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving in 1863 in the United States "a day of Thanksgiving and Praise." Though Thanksgiving had been celebrated sporadically throughout the country since the 1600s, Lincoln's official designation of the day was also meant to give a day of reprieve and peace during the Civil War. Show More Summary

An Emancipation Proclamation redux?

To the editor: Bruce Ackerman left out a very important fact about the Emancipation Proclamation: Abraham Lincoln issued his order at a time of war in his role as commander in chief. While not his only justification, Lincoln meant to free the slaves in part so they could fight the rebelling...

Ackerman: Obama's Executive Amnesty Is Like the Emancipation Proclamation

Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi compared President Barack Obama's declaration of executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens to President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation during the Civil War. In a Los Angeles Times op-ed, Yale constitutional scholar Bruce Ackerman does the same. Show More Summary

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