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Timur Bekmambetov Finds His Ben-Hur For, Well, BEN-HUR!!

Casting for the February 2016 release is well underway. Read the full article on AICN Helmer Timur Bekmambetov (NIGHT WATCH/DAY WATCH, WANTED, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER) has found his lead/title player for the upcoming retelling of BEN-HER:  Jack Huston (BOARDWALK EMPIRE, AMERICAN HUSTLE, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE). Show More Summary

Racism and the founding of the GOP: Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War and the real history of the Republican Party

Republicans hide behind "the party of Lincoln" to deflect racism charges. The party's history is more complicated

View of President John F. Kennedy’s Rooms, White House in 1962

View of the Lincoln Bedroom, White House, Washington, D.C. Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (far right) and Andrew Jackson (left) hang on wall. View of the Lincoln Bedroom, White House, Washington, D.C. Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (left)...Show More Summary

VA secretary lays out 90-day plan for fixing troubled agency

Robert McDonald, the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced a 90-day plan for fixing the scandal-tainted agency Monday, promising to put former troops at the heart of his strategy. Invoking Abraham Lincoln’s promise...Show More Summary

To Save The Euro, Draghi Must Destroy It

By Michael A. Gayed, CFA: "Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" - Abraham Lincoln Call it Quantitative Easingish. The European Central Bank's initiation of selective bond buying in covered bonds and asset backed securities came largely as a surprise to markets. Show More Summary

Illinois Celebrates Loser Adlai Stevenson, Ignores Ronald Reagan

Leave it to leftist Illinois to use a museum dedicated to celebrating Abraham Lincoln, one of the greatest presidents in history, as a platform to celebrate a loser like Adlai Stevenson while at the same time ignoring Ronald Reagan, a native son, big winner, and another greatest president. Show More Summary

The Leftist Hamilton?

Ever since the 1820s, Americans have recreated the Founding Fathers they wished they had and used them in convenient ways to promote their own agenda. Little has changed over the decades except the addition of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, and to a lesser extent, Theodore Roosevelt, to the pantheon of people who you can […]

5K run to be held at Lincoln’s summer home

President Abraham Lincoln spent three of his presidential summers at what is now known as President Lincoln’s Cottage  on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington. The picturesque 250-acre grounds, which are rarely open to the public, will be used by runners participating in a 5K cross-country run on Sept. Show More Summary

An 1862 Extraordinary Rendition in Morocco by my Great^6 Grandfather James DeLong: Live from The Roasterie CCCXVI: August 26, 2014

My Great^6 Grandfather James DeLong left his bones in Wichita, but only after carrying out the first-ever extraordinary rendition on the past of the U.S. government and then getting fired by Abraham Lincoln for being too aggressive in waging the Civil War on all possible fronts... Show More Summary

Unlike 'Mission Accomplished,' Press Barely Mentions Obama's 'JV Team' Ridicule of ISIS

The press never let George W. Bush forget about that "Mission Accomplished" banner on the USS Abraham Lincoln after Saddam Hussein was overthrown and his government's military was routed in Iraq. They often pretend that Bush said it, or adopted it. Show More Summary

Today in media history: Journalists introduced to TV in 1928

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Three events that happened on this date and a trivia question. August 21, 1858 The first of seven debates between Illinois senatorial candidates Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas takes place. Carl Sandburg, in his biography of Abraham...Show More Summary

Mom accused of faking cancer arrested on way to 'Dr. Phil' show: report

Melissa D. Barton, 25, was allegedly attempting to board a Chicago-bound plane at Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport when arrested for theft by deception, police told the Belleville News-Democrat. The embattled mother has publicly disputed the allegations against her.

New Trailer For Lifetime’s Saved By The Bell Movie Has Less Push Up Contests, More Punching And Abraham Lincoln - This Labor Day, Lifetime gives birth to a bedazzled turd.

4 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

I'll admit I'm not well versed in the ways of Bayside High (talk to me about YTV's Big Wolf on Campus. Now that was my high school jam), but coupled with that bonkers trailer we got earlier this month, it's a safe bet Lifetime's "unauthorized" Saved by the Bell movie is going to be awful. And by awful, I obviously mean great. Not even Bell Biv DeVoe can save this now.

On Monday’s Radio Show…

Col. David Hunt will break down the latest developments in Iraq Did socialism influence Abraham Lincoln to abolish slavery? Walter D. Kennedy, the author of “Lincoln’s Marxists,” will explain if Marxism had a role to play in post-Civil War America

Abraham Lincoln: A Word Fitly Spoken

This interactive exposition of three of Lincoln's best-known and well-loved speeches presents his two inaugurals and the Gettysburg Address.

Abraham Lincoln campaign flag brings $20,000 at Heritage Auctions' APIC National Convention Auction

last monthArts : Artdaily

An 1860 campaign flag for Abraham Lincoln and his running mate Hannibal Hamlin brought $20,000 during Heritage Auctions' American Political Item Collectors (APIC) National Convention Auction, July 30 in Denver. The auction saw intense...Show More Summary

Native Atlantan Nominated for Warrior of the Week

Congratulations to Atlanta native Petty Officer Tyrell Alexander, currently serving aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Alexander, a two-year Navy veteran and a 2002 Redan High School graduate, is a boatswain’s mate who specializes in handling and maintaining the deck rigging on the ship. He was recently nominated for Warrior of the Week for outstanding […]

USS Abraham Lincoln's Final Mast Section Installed

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), marked a major milestone this week in the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of

Benjamin Walker may be an ‘American Psycho’ in off-Broadway musical

After playing two blood-thirsty American presidents—on stage in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and on screen in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter—Benjamin Walker may now

Kanye West: Celebrities are like civil rights pioneers!

Ever heard the saying, “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt”? I think Abraham Lincoln said it? Probably. Someone should really consider painting this in 5000 point font on the walls of Kanye West‘s home, because during a deposition for that paparazzi beating case, he wentMORE

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