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Memorial Day: We Cannot Hallow This Ground

When President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous address for the dedication of the cemetery at Gettysburg in 1863, he spoke not only of the sacrifice made by those who had fought and died during that bloodiest of battles, but also about the place itself, the blood-soaked ground that they had fought and died upon.  This [...]

Lincoln anti-slavery documents sell for $4.57 million at Sotheby's in New York

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Two documents signed by Abraham Lincoln in his drive to abolish slavery in the 19th century have sold for more than $4.5 million in New York. Limited edition copies of the Emancipation Proclamation delivered on January 1, 1863 and the...Show More Summary

Quantitative Easing And The Corruption Of Corporate America

Submitted by Danielle DiMartino Booth via, The art of brevity was not lost on Abraham Lincoln. It is that brevity in all its glory that shines through in what endures as one of the most beautiful testaments to the art of oration: The Gettysburg Address rounds out at 272 resounding words. Show More Summary

Presidential Swag and the Gift Horse

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln wrote to King Mongkut, of Siam (the “King and I” king), to gently reject his gift of “a supply of elephants” with which to populate America’s forests. “This Government would not hesitate to avail itself of so generous an offer if the object were one which could be made practically useful,” Lincoln wrote. Show More Summary

Sotheby's New York to offer The Emancipation Proclamation & The 13th Amendment

last weekArts : Artdaily

Sotheby?s will offer two significant and foundational documents of the United States of America, the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. Both signed by the ?Great Emancipator?, President Abraham Lincoln, these iconic documents...Show More Summary

A Clever(ish) Defense Against Road Rage Bullies

To paraphrase the great Abraham Lincoln, "Be vigilant on the road, because you never know if the next person you encounter will be a crazy, evil nutjob." Whether or not the Great Emancipator spoke those exact words is incidental. The...Show More Summary

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1. "Sex, Skin & Nerve in Cannes: 5 Top Lessons From the French Film Festival So Far": According to The Wrap's Steve Pond. “When asked about the proper length for a man’s legs, Abraham Lincoln once famously said (or was reputed to have said) that they should be long enough to reach from his waist to the ground. Show More Summary

‘Print the Money’: Trump’s ‘Reckless’ Proposal Echoes Franklin and Lincoln

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Ellen Brown / Web of Debt It’s been called crazy talk. But the solution of Abraham Lincoln and the American colonials may be the only sane response to a $19 trillion federal debt that has doubled over the last 10 years.

‘Beetlejuice 2’ Update: Tim Burton Says “Nothing Is Concrete Yet”

We’ve been hearing bits and pieces of news regarding Beetlejuice 2 for a few years now. Back in 2012, director Tim Burton was waiting to see how Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and David Katzenberg‘s script turned out, saying he’d keep an “open mind” about directing the sequel. Show More Summary

Who was Abraham Lincoln?

Author Sidney Blumenthal joins Chris Matthews for his first interview about his new book, "The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln A Self-Made Man".

10 Resolute Facts About William Seward

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Abraham Lincoln’s most trusted advisor may have also been the most divisive politician of his time.

Happy Mother’s Day 2016!

Happy Mother’s Day 2016! “All that I have ever become I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln Proverbs... The post Happy Mother’s Day 2016! appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Abe Lincoln Must Be Rolling Over in His Grave

Abe Lincoln Must Be Rolling Over in His Grave By Dick Polman Here’s the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln: “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the [...]

Ingraham Defends Trump: Many Presidents Have Had ‘Moral Failings’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Laura Ingraham defended Donald Trump to a skeptical caller today by saying many presidents (name-dropping Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln specifically) have had "moral failings."

'You're Just Like Your Mother': Celebrating Mother's Day Without Mom

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. -- Abraham Lincoln As Mother's Day approaches, I've been feeling a little melancholy. You see, I'm thinking about my beautiful mother; she'll be gone 25 years this year, and for some reason, it hit me kind of hard. Show More Summary

Sidney Blumenthal on the Backwoods Jupiter, Abraham Lincoln

We have a sneak peak at our upcoming June/July/August issue of the Washington Monthly. Dr. Allen C. Guelzo, the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and director...

The life of Israeli leader Yitzhak Rabin examined in new documentary

Whether they be historic or recent, Abraham Lincoln or Yitzhak Rabin, world-changing political assassinations leave scars that never go away, national wounds so devastating they not only can but have to be examined over and over again. Which is why, for the second time in as many months, an excellent...

What kind of president can repair America’s deepest divisions?

Only six weeks into his vice presidency, Andrew Johnson had to step in as commander-in-chief following both Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the end of the Civil War. The task ahead was great, and history largely bears out that he was not the best man to do it. So what would it have taken to better stitch […]

Acrostic clue that I don't think began that way.

Tomorrow's NYT acrostic has one clue that reads: "How Abraham Lincoln and Jimi Hendrix died." I'm pretty sure that "Jimi Hendrix" was a last minute substitution.Here's a piece from 3 days ago in the Wall Street Journal: "What PrinceShow More Summary

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