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Huckabee Compares Kim Davis To Abraham Lincoln

Both nobly ignored the U.S. Supreme Court, Huckabee said. The post Huckabee Compares Kim Davis To Abraham Lincoln appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Daily 2 Cents: UFOs Over U.S. Capitol Building! -- How Would Humanity React to an Alien Invasion? -- 8 Ft. Entity in Bedroom

UFOs Over U.S. Capitol Building! Washington, DC - 8/28/2015: At the time I took the picture, I was on a foot tour around Washington DC detailing the events of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. We came to the a street corner, I don't...Show More Summary

Organizing Against Lincoln

It’s almost hard to believe Abraham Lincoln survived until 1865 given the hate he engendered among northern racists. While we can certainly argue that Lincoln was not that radical compared to Charles Sumner or Thaddeus Stevens, moving a white supremacist nation to eliminate its most dominant white supremacy institution through means of a war and […]

Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer takes new job at Hunter College; encouraged by Hillary Clinton

Harold Holzer, who is best known for his writing, co-authoring or editing some 50 books on President Abraham Lincoln, will begin a new day job on Sept. 1 as director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College in New York. Holzer, who began his career as a newspaper reporter, recently retired from […]

Civility no More: Where are the Better Angels of Politics?

In 1860 as this nation stood on the brink of civil war, President Abraham Lincoln implored Americans and their political leaders to think of, "the better angels of our nature," before committing totally to the dissolution of the Union. Show More Summary

NR's Richard Brookhiser Wins 2015 Paolucci Book Award

Thrilling news from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute: The winner of ISI’s 2015 Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award is the celebrated historian Richard Brookhiser for his book Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln.  The Paolucci Book Award honors the best work that advances conservative principles. Show More Summary

Yes, The U.S. Is On A Historic Lucky Streak In Dodging Major Hurricanes

last weekNews : The Two-Way

A major hurricane hasn't hit the U.S. since 2005. There hasn't been a lull that long since 1861 to 1868 — when Abraham Lincoln was president.

Archie McPhee Scarves Featuring Bigfoot, Krampus, and Abraham Lincoln Designs

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Archie McPhee has released a fabulous line of scarves that feature unique Bigfoot, Krampus, and Abraham Lincoln-themed designs. They are all available to purchase online. images via Archie McPhee submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Comedian Adam Pally Dresses Up as a Green-Faced Mashup of Abraham Lincoln and The Mask on ‘Conan’

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

On a recent episode of Conan, comedian Adam Pally came out on set with Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter dressed up as a green-faced mashup of Abraham Lincoln and Jim Carrey‘s version of The Mask character. In the past, Pally has showed up dressed as James Bond, a Buckingham Palace guard, and Borat.

Adam Pally’s Abraham Lincoln–The Mask Mash-Up Will Haunt Your Nightmares

"Free the slaves? What's he smokin'?" is a pretty solid joke a racist would've said in the early 1860s.... More »

8 Reasons You Should Always Live Up To Every Single Promise You Make

“We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what he cannot” Abraham Lincoln... The post 8 Reasons You Should Always Live Up To Every Single Promise You Make appeared first on Lifehack.

Pope Francis will deliver Philadelphia speech from podium Lincoln used for Gettysburg Address

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

When Pope Francis addresses a crowd of thousands at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall next month, he will speak from the same lectern that slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address, officials said on Friday. The pope’s address at Independence Hall will...

You'll Never Guess Which President Jeb Bush Admires Most

You might have expected Jebbie to say he most admired Ronald Reagan. Or he could maybe have even gotten away with Abraham Lincoln when asked which former president he admired most. But none of those choices popped into his mind, No, instead he chose...James K. Show More Summary

If statues could talk - they might sound like David Schwimmer

It would almost be enough to have your cellphone ring and the identifying text say there's an incoming call from "Abraham Lincoln," or "Benito Juarez," or "Cloud Gate." That's a screenshot worth saving.

Matthew McKeown (aka Kanaru92) created this awesome digital...

Matthew McKeown (aka Kanaru92) created this awesome digital painting entitle The Civil War and we think it is best described in the artist’s own words: “A sophisticated bear with a mustache riding Abraham Lincoln with laser eyes into glorious battle.” So very glorious! [via Obvious Winner]

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Recreated By David Strathairn and Richard Dreyfuss

As Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn and I have focused on the Lincoln-Douglas debates we have used clips from this magnificent 21 hour recreation of those seven epic debates, featuring David Strathairn as Abraham Lincoln and Richard...Show More Summary

Killing Them

“The sick irony of President Barack Obama's administration is that he often compares himself to Abraham Lincoln. But he is perfectly happy to let Planned Parenthood sell off black children in bits and pieces as property.”We have passed the point where Nazi comparisons are inappropriate. Show More Summary

Sizing Up Abraham Lincoln's Feet

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

From the top of his top hat to the soles of his (very large) shoes, Lincoln knew the importance of dressing well.

Abraham Lincoln's signed photograph, Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt revolver are among items to be auctioned

last monthArts : Artdaily

A photograph signed by Abraham Lincoln and Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt revolver are among hundreds of rare collectibles that will hit the auction block during two diverse auctions at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, 10345 N. Scottsdale Rd., in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thurs., July 30 and Sun., August 2. Show More Summary

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