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
Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation provides the foundational precedent for President Obama's executive order on immigrants in the country illegally.
Just in time for the 151st anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg on Nov. 19, an unusual memorial honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech there was recently repaired. The Lincoln Address Memorial is one of the few memorials in the world honoring a speech. Read full article >>
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
- when aliens attack Earth, President Abraham Lincoln assembles an elite team of heroes - this includes 19th and 20th century literary characters - locations include Buckingham Palace locations such as a courtyard, an entrance hall,Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi argues President Barack Obama has ample authority to take executive actions as many presidents before him have done, including President Abraham Lincoln. “Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order?” Pelosi asked reporters Thursday. Show More Summary
On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.
On November 19, 1863, various newspapers, magazines, and even the AP wire service reported on President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. President Lincoln was not the featured speaker at the November 19th dedication of the National...Show More Summary
Artistic renderings of the stern-looking Gideon Welles, Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy, decorate the walls and menus at Gideon Welles Craft Beer Bar and Kitchen. The space looks much like it did when it was occupied by 42 Degrees...Show More Summary
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) wrote the foreword for a new book from Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano. Napolitano has promoted 9-11 conspiracy theories, attacked President Abraham Lincoln, and defended a former Paul aide...Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln's eldest son, Robert, is the subject of a grim coincidence in American history: He's the only person known to have been present or nearby at the assassinations of three American presidents. Read the rest
Braydon Denney as Abe Lincoln in The Better Angels What hunting vampires and ending slavery—the two activities Abraham Lincoln engaged in onscreen in 2012—have in common is that both seem far beyond the capabilities of us mere mortals. Show More Summary
These colorful radial graphs show just how complex the writing of William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, and Abraham Lincoln was. A Chromapoem is a new type of visualization by New Orleans-based designer Lola Migas that automatically translates text into beautiful radial graphs that show just how complex a snippet of prose is. Read Full Story
IN THE MAIL: Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln.
Newport News Shipbuilding completes drydock work for aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); refueling and complex overhaul With tugboats guiding it into the James River,
With the assistance of tugboats, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) was relaunched into the James River this week following more than a year-long dry docking period [...] The post Video: USS Abraham Lincoln Refloated at Newport News appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
As the president with arguably the most monuments, tributes, statues, and memorials in American history, it is no surprise that Abraham Lincoln's Tomb is a grand piece of work. What is a bit surprising however is the odd compulsion to rub the 16th president's nose for good luck that seems to come over visitors to his gravesite. Show More Summary
On cold and rainy days like Saturday, high school football teams usually keep passing to a minimum. But that was not case for Abraham Lincoln, as the Railsplitters relied heavily on their passing game to thoroughly beat New Utrecht on the road Saturday, 39-8.
Voters going to the polls in Illinois’s 12th congressional district in this year’s US midterm elections have a choice to make. Do they want a Congressman who is reserved, calm, the model of a modern politician? Or do they want one who’s earned the nickname “Meltdown Mike”, thanks to an outburst of...
Earlier this year it was announced that Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Dark Shadows scribe Seth Grahame-Smith has plans to make his directorial debut with a new big screen adaptation of Ray Bradbury's novel, Something Wicked This Way Comes. Show More Summary