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9 Signs That Justin Bieber and President Fitz Are Played By The Same Person

After watching last week's tie-inspired temper tantrum with Mellie, I suddenly realized who Fitz reminded me of, and spoiler alert, it's not George Washington or Abraham Lincoln or even that schmuck, James K. Polk. More » 9 Signs That Justin Bieber and President Fitz Are Played By The Same Person is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.

Premiere: Jad Fair & Strobe Talbot - “Back on Track”

Shit, since the 1980s Jad Fair been rippin’ the pull at 120%. You got that 1/2 Japanese, a slew of his name AND [BAND] sorta gigs, and off-shoots like XXOO and the Abraham Lincolns; you got a dynasty to uncover (if you already haven’t). Show More Summary

Morning Reads: Deadly Right-Wing Extremism; Hank Aaron Attracts Racist Hatemail

(Credit: qnr) On this date in 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act, freeing around 3,000 slaves in DC. Nine months later, he would go on to sign the Emancipation Proclamation.

8 of Your Childhood Heroes Filed for Bankruptcy

Every schoolchild learns about Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, but few hear about his earlier declaration…for bankruptcy. And Honest Abe's not the only role model to have filed. Some of our most successful businessmen, celebrated creatives, and upstanding philanthropists have at one time gone up for Chapter 11. Show More Summary

The Murder of President Lincoln

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

On the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, read the Sacramento Daily Union’s account of the chaotic, historic night.

D.C.’s Emancipation Day parade will go on

View Photo Gallery — Crowds gathered in Washington last year to celebrate the 151st anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the D.C. Compensated Emancipation Act, which freed District slaves. Wednesday’s Emancipation Day parade will proceed as scheduled, a spokesman for Mayor Vincent C. Gray said, marking an end to a funding dispute that threatened to […]

Emancipation Day isn’t free

View Photo Gallery —Last year’s parade celebrated the 151st anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the D.C. Compensated Emancipation Act, which freed District slaves. The budget for this year’s Emancipation Day festivities — including a prayer breakfast, free concert and Pennsylvania Avenue parade — got a 40 percent boost, bringing the total to $350,000. But […]

'The Address': Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address showcased by Ken Burns and 50 'little sons'

"Four score and seven years ago, our forefathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."So begins the exquisite Gettysburg Address, which took...Show More Summary

This Tax Day, Let’s Get Planned Parenthood Off the Federal Dole

Today is April 15th.  It is a day of infamies.  On this day in 1865 Abraham Lincoln died, succumbing to gunshot wounds from the night before. In 1912 the “unsinkable” ship Titanic sank after striking an iceberg, killing between 1,490 and 1,635 people.  Lastly, of course, it is Tax Day (okay those comparisons might be a […]

Today in history: The birth of the federal income tax

April 15, 1861: Following the Confederate shelling of Ft. Sumter, S.C., President Abraham Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteers to join the Union Army. 92,000 did, and the Civil War — the most devastating war in American history — was on. Show More Summary

Today in history: The assassination of Lincoln

April 14, 1865: President Abraham Lincoln was shot as he attended a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington. He died the next morning without regaining consciousness. His assassin, John Wilkes Booth, murdered the president to avenge the South's defeat in the Civil War. Show More Summary

Lessons from Lincoln: 5 leadership tips history and science agree on

Abraham Lincoln gets a lot of credit for being a great leader. And he deserves it, but… Frankly, most of us don't really know why he deserves it. What made him such an extraordinary leader? And does modern research back up his methods? Here's what Honest Abe did, why it works, and how it can make you a better leader. Show More Summary

Burns does special delivery for Gettysburg Address

The new Ken Burns film about the Gettysburg Address is almost as short, relatively speaking, as Abraham Lincoln’s famous 1863 speech.

Is Warner Bros. fast-tracking that Gremlins remake? It seems so!

We've known for a while that a remake of Joe Dante's 1984 classic GREMLINS was in the pipeline at Warner Brothers, most recently with ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER writer Seth Grahame-Smith reportedly tapped to produce the long-gestating reboot. Show More Summary

Pick Seven

Here is a pool of candidates for your private brain trust: Jack Welch, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Steve Jobs, Aristotle, Margaret Thatcher, Rudolph Giuliani, Warren Buffett, Winston Churchill, Harry Truman, Sam Walton, Booker T. Show More Summary

Social Mount Olympus Has Fallen

By George Kesarios: You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time - Abraham Lincoln Or put it in another way for the sake of our conversation.... A...Show More Summary

News: Brian Burke, James Franco, Abraham Lincoln, Fire Island

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ted Cruz does presidential dog and pony show for Evangelicals. World Vision board member resigns in protest of anti-gay discrimination. Judge rules existing civil rights laws (Title VII) can protect gay people from job bias. Washington Life magazine features gay...

A Final Image of Lincoln, Hastily Sketched at City Hall, to Go on Display

When Abraham Lincoln was lying in state, no photographers or illustrators were allowed, but one mourner managed to capture his likeness. The image will be shown in New York this week.

April Fools' Day Used To Be Way More High Brow

Before April Fools' Day was completely taken over by brand pranks, it was about something far more important: false farts. Watch above to see Abraham Lincoln, Salvadore Dali, Cleopatra and more honor the holiday in the most dignified fashion of all. Via Above Average

“Rights” of Obamacare

(Scott Johnson) Abraham Lincoln’s argument with Stephen Douglas also came down to a disagreement over the Declaration of Independence. Lincoln articulated this disagreement with special gusto in his critique of Douglas on July 10, 1858. Show More Summary

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