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To Restore Trust in Government, Slow Wall Street's Revolving Door

One of our nation's greatest strengths is that we are governed by each other -- what President Lincoln celebrated as "a government of the people, by the people, and for the people." But increasingly, Americans' trust in government is eroding. Show More Summary

Democratic Presidential Candidate: Of Course We Want Immigrants to Vote Democratic

Remember Lincoln Chafee, the former Republican senator-turned-independent governor-turned-Democratic candidate for president? On Friday, he came...

Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer takes new job at Hunter College; encouraged by Hillary Clinton

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 […]

Civility no More: Where are the Better Angels of Politics?

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

An 1863 Recruitment Letter Urging the Formation of Anti-Lincoln Sleeper Cells

This 1863 letter, printed in Philadelphia, is addressed to Northerners who had come to oppose the President, especially after the passage of the conscription act in March of that year. As Northern political opposition to Lincoln andShow More Summary

Dr. Larry Arnn On Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address

HH: It is the last radio hour of the week, the much look forward to Hillsdale Dialogue, where once a week, I sit down with Dr. Larry Arnn, the president of Hillsdale College, and/or some of his colleagues on their extraordinary faculty...Show More Summary

Lincoln 2.0?

Will we at some point in the future elect an artificial intelligence (AI) to higher office? Would you ever vote for an algorithm to represent you in Congress, to manage your city, to be your President? Could we ever vote for an Abraham...Show More Summary

Lincoln 2.0?

Will we at some point in the future elect an artificial intelligence (AI) to higher office? Would you ever vote for an algorithm to represent you in Congress, to manage your city, to be your President? Could we ever vote for an Abraham...Show More Summary

Yes, The U.S. Is On A Historic Lucky Streak In Dodging Major Hurricanes

last weekNews : The Two-Way

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.

Watch Aimee Mann & Ted Leo Sing About Lincoln Chafee On Conan

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo made an appearance on Conan to present the world with a song that they wrote in support of the former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee, who is running for president and is currently polling at 0 percent. At Conan O’Brien’s behest, Leo and Mann wrote a campaign song to the […]

The IRS Scandal, Day 832

Augusta Chronicle editorial, Disgrace at the IRS Director of Tax Agency Should be Fired If Not Jailed Daily Caller, Huckabee: The IRS Is A ‘Criminal Organization’ Daily Signal, Lois Lerner Claimed Lincoln Was Worst President. Why She’s Wrong. Times-News editorial, Free Speech Under Attack by the IRS Town Hall, Lois...

The IRS Scandal, Day 824

AL.com, Lois Lerner of IRS: 'Lincoln Should Have Just Let the South Go' The Hill, Lois Lerner: 'Lincoln Was Our Worst President Not Our Best' IJR Review, Lois Lerner Calls Conservatives [Expletive Deleted] in Recovered Email That Says It All Mediaite, Lois Lerner: Lincoln Should’ve Let the South Go Instead...

Pope Francis will deliver Philadelphia speech from podium Lincoln used for Gettysburg Address

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Lois Lerner Wanted to Investigate... Bristol Palin

Just a nonpartisan civil servant, and we must thank her for her service. USA Today has this quote from Lerner, from one of her hitherto "unrecoverable" emails: "Look my view is that Lincoln was our worst president not our best,"...

You'll Never Guess Which President Jeb Bush Admires Most

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

The Newf and Werner von Bachelle

In April 1861 Werner von Bachelle volunteered for service in response to President Lincoln's first call for troops. Killed at Antietam, he's a celebrity today - thanks to his faithful Newfoundland dog.

Lincoln vs. Lee: How History is Distorted to Preserve Legends

As monuments to Robert E. Lee are being defaced, it is time to compare his views on race to those of the president against whom he led the Confederate Army.

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates Recreated By David Strathairn and Richard Dreyfuss

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

Flashback Friday: “OK…Set The F Stop, Whatever That Is…”

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

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