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Man arrested for using penny to deface the Lincoln Memorial

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

A Kyrgyz man is accused of using Abraham Lincoln’s face to deface the respected leader’s memorial.

Rocket Man

Photo: USS Abraham Lincoln/USNAV Well, well, well. I knew that fat little toad was pushy and somewhat clever, and I also knew that his rapidly-promoted Kim Jong Sik was the genius behind improving the rocket science program. But the more recent news was that ND:tBF was using mostly solid fuel engines because they are easier […]

High School Football Player Breaks Seven Tackles Before Scoring A 71-Yard TD (VIDEO)

This play is both impressive and embarrassing at the same time. Earlier this month, Jefferson High School and Abraham Lincoln High School locked horns on the field during a varsity football game in Council Bluffs, Iowa. It got rather ugly for the home team real quick. It didn’t take long for Jefferson to take a 7-0 lead […]

Glenwood Cemetery's Chainsaw Sculptures in Washington, D.C.

Glenwood Cemetery is a historic Washington D.C. cemetery some know for its opulent Victorian monuments and infamous residents: It is the resting place of George Atzerodt, a co-conspirator for Abraham Lincoln's assassination, and the murderer Frederic De Frouville. Show More Summary

USS Abraham Lincoln Tests F-35C Lightning II at Sea

The Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) became one of the few ships in the fleet to trap and launch the F-35C Lightning II, Sept. 3. The “Grim Reapers” of Strike Fighter Squadron 101 (VFA 101), from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, are the training squadron for the F-35C. “The F-35C is still

Navy sends USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN to Keys

Mick sends us a link from Fox News which reports that the carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN is steaming towards the Florida Keys along with USS IWO JIMA and USS NEW YORK to help with recovery operations there; Statewide, an estimated 13 million people, or two-thirds of Florida’s population, remained without power. That’s more than the […]

U.S. Navy moving aircraft carrier for Hurricane Irma relief

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The U.S. Navy said on Friday that it was moving the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and other ships into position to provide humanitarian relief from Hurricane Irma if needed. The Abraham Lincoln, along with the amphibious assault ship...Show More Summary

Aircraft Carrier Lincoln Heading to Florida for Irma Response

The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was ordered to get underway Friday and be in position off the Florida Atlantic coast

Lincoln after 1865

What would have happened if Abraham Lincoln had lived beyond 1865? Would Reconstruction have succeeded, or at least failed less? On the latest edition of The Bookmonger, I ask this and more of Richard White, author of The Republic for...Show More Summary

Why Decentralized Militias Matter

Authored by Chris Calton via The Mises Institute, In 1852, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech in Springfield, Illinois in which he talked about the attempts at required militia training. He described how much of a joke the citizens made of...Show More Summary

How Both Major Parties Lost Control

Former Republican Senator John Danforth complained recently that Donald Trump is not a Republican. He stands in opposition to the founding principle of our party — that of a united country. We are the party of Abraham Lincoln, and our founding principle is our commitment to holding the nation together. … … To my fellow Republicans: […]

It’s not easy to choose among statues

The year before he was elected president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech in Columbus, Ohio, in which he complained that the local newspaper had falsely reported he was in favor of allowing black people to have the right to vote. Lincoln told the crowd that he, “as much as any other […]

Lost painting depicting historical peacemakers re-emerges at Soka University

On one side of the river, John Lennon sits cross-legged next to an acoustic guitar. To his left, former U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln stand side-by-side and gaze into the distance. The three men, who are joined by 17 other historical figures from across the globe, comprise “Satyagraha: Martyrs for Peace and […]

Broad majority of Americans say Trump is not presidential, worry that he'll start a new war

During the campaign, Donald Trump said that, post-election, he would be so presidential it would be boring. At a recent rally, Trump said he can be more presidential than any president “except the great Abraham Lincoln.” But while Trump's...Show More Summary

Gingrich: The Way The Left Attacks Trump Is “Almost Verbatim” How Pro-Slavery Papers Attacked Lincoln

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The Hill reports: Former Speaker Newt Gingrich on Wednesday compared liberals who are critical of President Trump to “slave newspapers” attacking Abraham Lincoln. Speaking on Fox News’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Gingrich described aShow More Summary

This robot is so real you’d swear Abraham Lincoln was still alive

San Bernardino company Garner Holt is developing technology to make robots have incredibly real facial expressions.

Eric Foner | Confederate Statues and ‘Our’ History

Eric Foner | Confederate Statues and ‘Our’ History: The Pulitzer prize winning author of The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, Eric Foner makes one observation that takes all the oxygen out of the argument that Confederate...Show More Summary

Vandals burn Abraham Lincoln Bust in Chicago after Charlottesville Violence

Unidentified vandals burned and vandalized a bust of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln last week, after a lot of charged rhetoric and outrage after violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Antifa, or anti-fascist protesters, squared off against white supremacists and neo-Nazis in the Virginia college town and it led to one woman’s death after being hit by a […]

‘Don’t tell me to do homework’: CNN’s Baldwin schools pro-Confederate guest comparing Hitler to Lincoln

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Bill Starnes, a member of the Confederate Sons of America, was defending the South’s honor to host Brooke Baldwin one minute and, somehow, comparing Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler the next.   “The pure fact is, Abraham Lincoln and Adolf Hitler have a lot more in common than Robert...

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