I don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of Republican leadership, conservative television pundits, and radio talk show hosts ALWAYS reminding us that over 150 years ago President Abraham Lincoln was a member of the Republican Party. Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln: [State of the Union Address](http://www.infoplease.com/t/hist/state-of-the-union/73.html): "Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives... >In the midst of unprecedented political troubles we have cause of great gratitude to God for unusual good health and most abundant harvests. Show More Summary
Politicians [are] a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people.... Abraham Lincoln, 1837 Speech in Illinois Legislature Herewith some remarkable similarities between Brazil's president, Michel Temer, age 75Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln "had a great ritual," says author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin: opting to write what was known as a "hot letter" before writing a real one.
Bad news, Boxing fans... the Andre Ward vs GGG dream fight is just like Elvis, Tupac, and Abraham Lincoln... DEAD AS HELL... 'cause Andre says it's never happening... and he's blaming GGG's camp. Ward vs GGG was one of the most anticipated…
In the days following a contentious election by a nation divided, it’s rather fitting that we are now commemorating a national day of thanks. It was a nation much more divided than we are today that prompted Abraham Lincoln to call for the first nationally recognized Thanksgiving celebration. Show More Summary
We at AIM wish you have a great and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. Here is what in 1864 (source: UC-Santa Barbara): The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the […]
Conversation, giving thanks and sparks of change. Did you know that it was Abraham Lincoln who declared Thanksgiving a federal holiday? It's true, and a good factoid for trivia night. It also seems especially fitting and worthy of note as we approach this year's Thanksgiving Day. Show More Summary
Our recent discussion with mathematician Russ Lyons on confidence intervals reminded me of a famous logic paradox, in which equality is not as simple as it seems. The classic example goes as follows: Abraham Lincoln is the 16th president...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving Day is a popular celebration in the United States and Canada, filled with delicious food and expressions of gratefulness. It has roots in Christianity, since Abraham LIncoln declared the day of celebration and thanks to God for his blessings 1863. Show More Summary
"The only president who can complain about the theater is Abraham Lincoln," Stephen Colbert declares, before launching into "Donald Trump," the titular number in the imagined Hamilton-esque musical Trump. Maybe a show about himself will resolve the president-elect's ongoing feud with the Great White Way? And with lines like "Back ... More »
Right-wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh compared the cast of “Hamilton” to John Wilkes Booth, the man who killed President Abraham Lincoln. At the end of last Friday’s performance, the cast of the hit Broadway musical called on vice-president-elect...Show More Summary
On Friday, when theater-goers seeing “Hamilton” the musical were told that Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s was in attendance, they erupted in a mix of cheers and (mostly) boos. At the end of the show, the cast took the stage and delivered...Show More Summary
One hundred fifty-three years ago on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln stood up to say a few words on a battlefield in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. He said “the world would little note nor long remember what we say here.” But that is not true. President Lincoln’s speech is still studied not only in history books [...]Show More Summary
On November 19, 1863, famed orator and former Secretary of State Edward Everett delivered a two-hour speech at the Gettysburg National Cemetery — but most people only remember the two-minute speech given by President Abraham Lincoln. Arguably, Everett's words that day deserve just as much attention and praise as Lincoln's. Show More Summary
The Walking Dead Season 7 featured a new villain, Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and a few other Alexandrians had to watch as Glenn Rhee (Steven Yeun) and Abraham Ford (Michael Cudlitz) had their brains bashed in with a barbed wire baseball bat nicknamed Lucille. Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln had his team of rivals. Incoming President Donald Trump may be considering a team of once-mortal enemies.
Oh FFS.@matthewjdowd: Donald Trump faces a time of turmoil. Will he respond like James Buchanan—or like Abraham Lincoln? https://t.co/jK1Gdfcrs3 pic.twitter.com/4t0uoBbZNz — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) November 16, 2016 I don’t recommend looking for the mangoes. Share
Obviously things have been better when it comes to inter-party relationships. Aside from Abraham Lincoln’s election, the country hasn’t seen an election quite this divisive in a very long time.
“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” – Abraham Lincoln As it has been made clear, time and time again, this has been the nastiest...