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Late Night Skewers Trump's Sniffles

Donald Trump's sniffles, "Ghost Abraham Lincoln," and even the candidates' initial salutations all made star appearances on Monday's late-night roster as hosts tackled the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, per the Hollywood Reporter. Some takes from the after-prime-time set: Stephen Colbert's Late Show was live Monday...

Stephen Colbert And Abraham Lincoln's Ghost Analyze The Debate

Honestly, Abe, you’re pretty funny. After watching the debate with “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Monday, the “ghost” of former President Abraham Lincoln noted that personal attacks were also a part of his famous debates with...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Looked Un-Prepared At Debate, Hillary Clinton Looked “Like Preparation H”

Stephen Colbert began tonight’s live Late Show watching the Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton debate with the ghost of Abraham LincolnLincoln confessed he called his opponent Stephen Douglas’s mother a “short-legged  a donkey fondler” in the Great Debate of ’58. Show More Summary

Historic bell will ring for 'justice' at opening of new African American History Museum

4 days agoNews : USAToday: News

When Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, declaring all slaves in slave-holding states would be freed, church bells...        

Trending Trolls and Being Silent on Social Media

6 days agoReligion / Islam : altmuslim

By Saud Inam Abraham Lincoln said: “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” We all know what trolls are when it comes to the internet. Those unbearably annoying, opinionated, arrogant, and argumentative. Unfortunately, we have trolls in other forms too. I call them Trending Trolls. [Read More...]

Most important Abraham Lincoln auction in decades sets world records at Heritage Auctions

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The 1852 medal honoring Secretary of State Henry Clay ? struck by the U.S. Mint in nearly 30 ounces of solid California gold and lovingly passed down through his family ? sold for $346,000 to lead a record-setting special auction of memorabilia relating to Abraham Lincoln Sept. Show More Summary

Annual celebration planned Sept. 17 at Fort Stevens in Washington

In 1924, the National Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs established a day to honor President Abraham Lincoln and Elizabeth Thomas, owner of the land where Fort Stevens was built; this year, the ceremony is scheduled at Fort Stevens on Sept. 17.

Photograph of 'The First Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln' offered at Sotheby's New York

last weekArts : Artdaily

Sotheby?s will offer present an extremely rare and important photograph, The First Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln, 4 March 1861 (above, estimate $20/30,000), to be included in our autumn Photographs auction in New York on 7 October. This...Show More Summary

Is ‘Pawn Stars’ Real? What’s It Really Like To Be On The Popular History Channel Show?

What is it really like to be on Pawn Stars? Abraham Lincoln enthusiast and collector, Jerry Beverland and his wife Wanda, had the memorable experience of going to the pawn shop, as well as meeting and bartering with the History Channel star and owner of the World Famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, Rick Harrison.... Show More Summary

Matt Damon Takes a Leap of Faith off ‘The Great Wall’

While it’s seemingly coming out of nowhere, The Great Wall has been in the works for quite some time. In fact, we reported back in 2012 that Ed Zwick had dropped out of the project that could have starred Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter‘s Benjamin Walker, Man of Steel‘s Henry Cavill, or even Zhang Ziyi. We also reported that it […]

‘IT’S LYNCHING TIME’: GOP candidate apologizes for pro-Confederacy, anti-Obama Facebook posts

last weekNews : The Raw Story

The Party of Lincoln may soon have someone who hates Abraham Lincoln representing it in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Nolan West, a Republican legislative aide who is now running for an open seat in the Minnesota state legislature, has apologized...

Annual celebration planned Sept. 17 at Fort Stevens in Washington

On Sept. 17, beginning at noon, two people important to the history of the Civil War in Washington will be honored at an annual celebration to be held at Fort Stevens  in Washington. A day to honor President Abraham Lincoln and Elizabeth Thomas, owner of the land where Fort Stevens was built in 1861, was […]

Michelle Obama Moved To Tears After Hearing Young Poets Read Their Work

WASHINGTON ? First Lady Michelle Obama was moved to tears after hearing a group of young poets share their work at the White House on Thursday. Standing underneath a portrait of Abraham Lincoln in the State Dining Room, the five 2016 National Student Poets read their work as Obama sat in the audience listening. Show More Summary

Statesman Henry Clay's 'spectacular' 1852 gold medal to be auctioned

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The medal,part of an Abraham Lincoln memorabilia auction, could fetch at least $75,000.        

That Iniesta story about Ronaldinho and Real Madrid wasn’t actually in his book

Ronaldinho was a thorn in Real Madrid’s side during his Barcelona heyday By James Monday, September 5th, 2016 21:54 Sid Lowe sets the record straight We should have taken the advice of Abraham Lincoln and Gandhi when they told us not to believe every tidbit that we read on the internet. We weren’t alone in […]

Kentucky Rushmore

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Embed from Getty Images This mural at 1583 Bardstown Road in Louisville, Kentucky, features four world-famous Kentuckians. Muhammad Ali, on the left, was born, died, and lived most of his life in Louisville. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hancock County, Kentucky, although Illinois claims him because he represented their 7th district in Congress. Show More Summary

Trump cites Lincoln’s GOP in Detroit speech

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

“Becoming the nominee of the party of Abraham Lincoln … has been the greatest honor of my life,” said Donald Trump.

Prime Minister Modi May Be India's Abraham Lincoln? PM Says Caste System Has 'Destroyed This Country,' Offers Hope for Casteless Society

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the potential to become the Indian version of Abraham Lincoln, says one human rights activist after the country's leader declared his devotion to help the poorest and most deprived social class, and labeled the unjust caste system as "poison" in an interview on Friday.

America is Still the Land of Opportunity

America has long been known as the land of opportunity. “When one starts poor,” Abraham Lincoln observed, a “free society is such that he knows he can better his condition.”

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