To give you an idea of how old this photo is…President Lincoln was still a year away from taking office! “1860: A canine amateur photographer.” From Vintage Everyday!Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Flashback Friday
“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
For someone running for the Democratic nomination for President, Lincoln Chafee has a lot of nice things to say about Republicans. That may be because he used to be one: Chafee was a Republican Senator from Rhode Island from 1999 to 2007, then an Independent for the beginning of his tenure as Governor of the…
Lincoln Chafee is not giving up on his dream of becoming president, holding out hope that his understated manner still has time to gain traction with voters.
Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who spoke to Republicans at the Lincoln Day Dinner on Wednesday, is "righteously mad" at President Barack Obama, who Murray says is to blame for the downturn in the coal industry. The President, you see,...Show More Summary
Let’s hope so. That would certainly make things much more interesting. First, President Obama would have to agonize over whom to endorse. Should...
Several of our country's presidents are native to Illinois (depending on how one defines "from"). Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, Ulysses S. Grant, and Abraham Lincoln all lived in Illinois before they made the White House their home. However,...Show More Summary
Dawn Fatale, at Parterre, pans the memoirs of Reynold Levy, the former president of Lincoln Center. Tony Tommasini's response is also pertinent. One might add that the book is riddled with errors. Kurt Masur does not spell his last name...
The redevelopment that took place at Lincoln Center during Reynold Levy’s tenure as president of Lincoln Center represents a considerable accomplishment.
WASHINGTON -- Running for president can be a humbling experience. And former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is testing the depths of a candidate's psychological endurance. The one time Republican-turned-Independent-turned Democrat...Show More Summary
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Donors have given just $30,000 to Lincoln Chafee's Democratic run for president, leading him to acknowledge that Democratic competitor Bernie Sanders is filling the role he hoped to play in the 2016 contest. Chafee...Show More Summary
When a new president takes office, it’s normal to get showered with diplomatic greetings, gifts, and political overtures. But when Abraham Lincoln’s administration moved into the White House, they turned down what could have been the greatest gift of all: the chance to populate the United States with wild elephants.
Three men and one woman convicted in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln are hanged in Washington, DC.
Mary Surratt was hung for her role in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago today, July 7, the first woman in the United States to be executed by the federal government. On July 5, a petition signed by...Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln got his start as a lawyer. Then again, so did Nixon. In fact, more than half of the U.S. Presidents have been lawyers. Working as an attorney is still one of the most common paths to political office, with 37 percent of the House and 57 percent of......
"When we gave up trying to win the support of African-Americans we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln."
It's the 239th Birthday of America. Take a moment to read the wit and wisdom of our greatest President.
In the wake of the Emanuel AME Church attack, President Obama chose to address this unfathomable spasm of racial terrorism in a eulogy that was passionately attuned to the cadences of the black church. We often turn to religious leaders to understand tragedy. Show More Summary
On March 4, 1865, after days of heavy rain, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address in a soggy capital to tens of thousands of Americans gathered in the mud and the muck. The speech was brief but profound and elegant. Show More Summary
The leader of a Confederacy-worshiping organization is defending his group’s celebration of the the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, while complaining that assassin John Wilkes Booth “took too long” to accomplish his mission. Appearing on Alan Colmes’ Fox News...