A parade to commemorate the 154th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address consecrating the pivotal Civil War battlefield on November 19, 1863 will go forward Saturday under heavy police and FBI protection following...Show More Summary
Task and Purpose, Jared Keller Security, Asia Who says that big ships can't have finesse? The USS Abraham Lincoln is objectively not the most nimble vehicle in the Pentagon’s arsenal. At 1,092 feet long, 252 feet wide and nearly 1,000...Show More Summary
The historian and political commentator shares the productivity secrets of former U.S. presidents—plus a few of her own. Every morning I go downstairs to this room we call the “reading room.” There’s a couch—and a fireplace in the wintertime—and I sit with a blanket and my laptop perched on a pillow. Show More Summary
Lincoln wrote the letter in 1858 while preparing for the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates.
“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” – Abraham Lincoln The 7th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 11, 2017 along Capitol Mall. The parade not […]
On the evening of April 14 th, 1865, famed actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln as he watched a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C. After fleeing pursuit by the Union ArmyShow More Summary
The president was an "early adopter" of embalming technology, helping to bring the modern death industry to the mainstream
David Glasner reaches back into our history: [General Kelly v. Abraham Lincoln](https://uneasymoney.com/2017/10/31/john-kelly-v-abraham-lincoln/): Abraham Lincoln: >And now, if they would listen – as I suppose they will not – I would address a few words to the Southern people.... Show More Summary
In a story Oct. 30 about portraits of Abraham Lincoln being given to Illinois courthouses, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Jerome Mirza Foundation is paying for all the … Click to Continue »
No regular grave will do for Halloween. Thus, this is the tomb of Abraham Lincoln. There is no reason to go over Lincoln’s biography. Just a few general points and then everyone can go for it. 1) I really hate Mt. Rushmore. I hate it for a lot of reasons, but among them is how […]
I am a huge fan of John Carpenter’s Halloween series. It has become a sort of tradition for me every October to watch each film multiple times leading up to […]
These fascinating colorized photos bring to life the men who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. The striking images, featured in new book ‘Retrographic: History in Living Colour,’ by author Michael Carroll, show three of the co-conspirators...Show More Summary
I HAVE NO WORDS: University of Wisconsin-Madison Students Protest Abraham Lincoln Statue Because ‘He Owned Slaves’. Maybe “higher education” means you have to be really, really high.
Dan Piepenbring on the first spirit photographer, William Mumler, whose rise and fall Peter Manseau chronicles in his new book, “The Apparitionists.”
Jeff Flake’s experience raises the question. My guide to questions of statesmanship is Abraham Lincoln, who was anti-immolation, although that doesn’t mean that he was unwilling to take risks or make stands on principle. When he became a Whig as a young man, he was pretty much joining the losing side in Illinois politics. Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln stands too tall in American history not to be denounced as a thought criminal. As mentioned earlier, moonbats at University of Wisconsin–Madison have demanded that his statue be
LEFTISTS ARE STUPID: University of Wisconsin-Madison Students Protest Abraham Lincoln Statue Because ‘He Owned Slaves.’
On the evening of April 14, 1865, while attending a special performance of the comedy, "Our American Cousin," President Abraham Lincoln was shot. Accompanying him at Ford's Theater that night were his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, a twenty-eight year-old officer named Major Henry R. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) A reader writes: Scott has referred to the famous “Freeport Question” posed by Abraham Lincoln to Stephen Douglas in their debates. The Freeport Question, paraphrased simply, was: as President, would you take the position...Show More Summary
The Springfield City Council will consider a declaration that Abraham Lincoln's hometown is a "Welcoming City" to immigrants and refugees. Alderwoman Kristin DiCenso (dih-SEHN'-zoh) is sponsoring the proposal. The … Click to Continu...