Both nobly ignored the U.S. Supreme Court, Huckabee said. The post Huckabee Compares Kim Davis To Abraham Lincoln appeared first on ThinkProgress.
UFOs Over U.S. Capitol Building! Washington, DC - 8/28/2015: At the time I took the picture, I was on a foot tour around Washington DC detailing the events of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. We came to the a street corner, I don't...Show More Summary
It’s almost hard to believe Abraham Lincoln survived until 1865 given the hate he engendered among northern racists. While we can certainly argue that Lincoln was not that radical compared to Charles Sumner or Thaddeus Stevens, moving a white supremacist nation to eliminate its most dominant white supremacy institution through means of a war and […]
Harold Holzer, who is best known for his writing, co-authoring or editing some 50 books on President Abraham Lincoln, will begin a new day job on Sept. 1 as director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College in New York. Holzer, who began his career as a newspaper reporter, recently retired from […]
In 1860 as this nation stood on the brink of civil war, President Abraham Lincoln implored Americans and their political leaders to think of, "the better angels of our nature," before committing totally to the dissolution of the Union. Show More Summary
Thrilling news from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute: The winner of ISI’s 2015 Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award is the celebrated historian Richard Brookhiser for his book Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln. The Paolucci Book Award honors the best work that advances conservative principles. Show More Summary
A major hurricane hasn't hit the U.S. since 2005. There hasn't been a lull that long since 1861 to 1868 — when Abraham Lincoln was president.
Archie McPhee has released a fabulous line of scarves that feature unique Bigfoot, Krampus, and Abraham Lincoln-themed designs. They are all available to purchase online. images via Archie McPhee submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
"Reconstruction" author Eric Foner talks Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and what's become of the GOP
On a recent episode of Conan, comedian Adam Pally came out on set with Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter dressed up as a green-faced mashup of Abraham Lincoln and Jim Carrey‘s version of The Mask character. In the past, Pally has showed up dressed as James Bond, a Buckingham Palace guard, and Borat.
"Free the slaves? What's he smokin'?" is a pretty solid joke a racist would've said in the early 1860s.... More »
“We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what he cannot” Abraham Lincoln... The post 8 Reasons You Should Always Live Up To Every Single Promise You Make appeared first on Lifehack.
When Pope Francis addresses a crowd of thousands at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall next month, he will speak from the same lectern that slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address, officials said on Friday. The pope’s address at Independence Hall will...
You might have expected Jebbie to say he most admired Ronald Reagan. Or he could maybe have even gotten away with Abraham Lincoln when asked which former president he admired most. But none of those choices popped into his mind, No, instead he chose...James K. Show More Summary
It would almost be enough to have your cellphone ring and the identifying text say there's an incoming call from "Abraham Lincoln," or "Benito Juarez," or "Cloud Gate." That's a screenshot worth saving.
Matthew McKeown (aka Kanaru92) created this awesome digital painting entitle The Civil War and we think it is best described in the artist’s own words: “A sophisticated bear with a mustache riding Abraham Lincoln with laser eyes into glorious battle.” So very glorious! [via Obvious Winner]
As Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn and I have focused on the Lincoln-Douglas debates we have used clips from this magnificent 21 hour recreation of those seven epic debates, featuring David Strathairn as Abraham Lincoln and Richard...Show More Summary
“The sick irony of President Barack Obama's administration is that he often compares himself to Abraham Lincoln. But he is perfectly happy to let Planned Parenthood sell off black children in bits and pieces as property.”We have passed the point where Nazi comparisons are inappropriate. Show More Summary
From the top of his top hat to the soles of his (very large) shoes, Lincoln knew the importance of dressing well.
A photograph signed by Abraham Lincoln and Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt revolver are among hundreds of rare collectibles that will hit the auction block during two diverse auctions at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, 10345 N. Scottsdale Rd., in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thurs., July 30 and Sun., August 2. Show More Summary