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Acrostic clue that I don't think began that way.

Tomorrow's NYT acrostic has one clue that reads: "How Abraham Lincoln and Jimi Hendrix died." I'm pretty sure that "Jimi Hendrix" was a last minute substitution.Here's a piece from 3 days ago in the Wall Street Journal: "What PrinceShow More Summary

Seth Grahame-Smith Bolts From WB’s ‘The Flash’; Search On For New Director

Warner Bros will need to find a new director for The Flash, as Pride And Prejudice And Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter author Seth Grahame-Smith has left the super hero tentpole film over creative differences, Deadline has confirmed. Show More Summary

“The Lens of History and Assad,” by David W. Lesch & Carey Latimore

The Lens of History and Assad by David W. Lesch and Carey Latimore For Syria Comment, 28 April 2016 Abraham Lincoln and Bashar al-Assad. Yes, we know. These two names should probably never appear in the same sentence. One is a revered...Show More Summary

The Time Traveler Running For President of the United States

Just when you thought the U.S. presidential campaign couldn’t get any more strange … a time traveler has announced his candidacy and bases his platform on seeing Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address as well has his knowledge of what’s going to happen in 2054. Top that,...

What Prince and Abraham Lincoln Have in Common

Prince's fusion of rock and funk was sui generis. But his lack of will isn't. He joins a pantheon of famous people who left the world without instructions on how to distribute their property.

A Brief History Of Harriet Tubman In American Pop Culture

She’s been depicted in portraits and statues, served as a hero of folk tales and an icon of civil rights and feminism, made into a parody Barbie doll, and even helped Abraham Lincoln slay vampires. Now she’s going to join Lincoln in the ultimate domain of dead white males – on American money.

44 books on 44 presidents: How Abraham Lincoln evolved

Editor's note: This is the fifteenth entry in the writer's year-long project to read one book about each of the U.S. Presidents by Election Day 2016. You can also follow Marcus' progress at the @44in52 Twitter account and with this 44...Show More Summary

This Is What Happened When Kansas Required Work for Food Stamps

Rachel Sheffield, Elmore Wallace Politics, Providing assistance to help those in need does not have to be a one-way handout Abraham Lincoln once said, “No country can sustain, in idleness, more than a small percentage of its numbers....Show More Summary

Donald J. Trump is the antithesis of Abraham Lincoln (Guest)

Donald J. Trump is the antithesis of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen Cooper In a February 29, 2016 article in The New Yorker exploring the meaning of leadership and the qualities people most associate with successful leaders, Joshua Rothman writes: “When we’re swept up in the romance of leadership, we admire leaders who radiate authenticity and [...]Show More Summary

The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln

In the mail: A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. I, 1809 – 1849 by Sidney Blumenthal. “The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius—from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and [...]

William Seward, Harriet Tubman, and the Twenty

(Paul Mirengoff) William Seward is in the news these days. He was the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination in 1860 and had the most first ballot votes, but was surpassed in later voting by Abraham Lincoln. This saga...Show More Summary

What made Lincoln such a great leader?

The Presidential podcast has just hit a milestone—we've made it to episode 16, which is all about Abraham Lincoln. Beginning in January of 2016, we have been releasing one episode per week on the American presidency, starting with George Washington and working our way chronologically through history. This week's episode focuses on Lincoln's love and gift for […]

Colbert delivers a special message to North Carolina as Robert E. Lee and Abraham Lincoln make out

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Over the last several weeks, existing businesses, potential job creators, acrobats, former Beatles, porn sites and performers have taken their leave from the state of North Carolina — which passed anti-transgender legislation, or the so-called “bathroom bill.” The latest in a long line...

Moody Mary Todd Lincoln letter in book of Lincolnalia to be sold at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

last weekArts : Artdaily

A particularly nasty letter from Mary Todd Lincoln will be on the block May 5 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers as part of a rare three-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln. Offered during the Fine Books and Manuscripts auction, the biography...Show More Summary

North Korea Channels The Voice Of Abraham Lincoln In Letter To Obama

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

When Supreme Leader Kim-Jong Un orders the North Korean state media to send President Obama a message we expect blustering, bluffing, and lots of nuclear weapon-related threats. But apparently the state media has mastered the practice...Show More Summary

SUPERGIRL Season Finale Sneak Peeks: Questions Of Our Nature

Last week’s episode, “Myriad,” was the buildup for tonight’s season finale of SUPERGIRL, titled “Better Angels.” The title of the episode, is a phrase used in Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural address, as well as other works.  In his speech, Lincoln appeals to the citizens of a country prepping for civil war to be guided by the […]

The Dark, Bloody Morning Lincoln Died

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Rain fell upon the mourning crowds that gathered in the streets on the morning that Washington learned that Abraham Lincoln had been assassinated the night before.

Floated From Atop Trump Tower, The Donald's "Team of Rivals" Cabinet

Ensconced in his aerie in Trump Tower high above Fifth Avenue, Donald Trump has been poring over a copy of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, searching for ideas how he could emulate "the political genius of Abraham Lincoln." As revealed in a leaked memo to nosocksneededanymore.com, a President Trump would be magnanimous in victory. Show More Summary

10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln’s assassination

It was 151 years ago tonight the President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play at Ford’s Theater. Lincoln died the next morning, and in the aftermath, some odd facts seemed to pop up.

North Korea Uses Abraham Lincoln Letter To Bash Obama

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Weird Asia News

North Korea, the same nation infamous for dropping poop-filled balloons on its neighbors, has decided to drop a different type... The post North Korea Uses Abraham Lincoln Letter To Bash Obama appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts: North Korea Floats Poop-Filled Balloons Into South Korea A Little Deeper Into North Korea North Korea Still Rubbing Salt in Old Wounds

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