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Donald Trump Reportedly Paid an Exorbitant Amount of Money for His Pre-Inauguration Concert

Donald Trump’s pre-inauguration concert jamboree at the Lincoln Memorial was something that the president himself might call “sad!” Trump wasn’t able to secure any particularly notable musicians for the political event, finally securing in the end the rock band 3 Doors Down, country singer Toby Keith, other country singer Lee ... More »

'The Heavens Are Hung in Black' is a play set during Lincoln's darkest hours

Early 2009 seems like a lifetime ago — a point when the inauguration of the first African-American president signaled that, while racism was far from over, it at least couldn’t keep all our American dreams deferred. But as we’ve been reminded too well and too harshly in recent months, the forces...

The Petersen House, where Lincoln died, will close for six months in December

The humble boardinghouse across the street from Ford’s Theatre is where the president spent his last hours.

University of Nebraska enrollment unlikely to affect budget

The University of Nebraska system president says the system's failure to reach a "conservative estimate" on enrollment growth shouldn't further affect the university's budget-cutting process. The Lincoln Journal Star reports … Click to Continue »

The Moment Lincoln Realized the Military Power of Railroads

Following victory for the South in the battle of Bull Run, President Lincoln reached an inescapable conclusion

‘They thought they’d get Abe Lincoln and they end up with Don Rickles’: MSNBC panel rips Trump voters

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Political journalists in a panel discussion on MSNBC on Wednesday discussed video of a shocking MSNBC focus group in Pittsburgh, PA in which people who voted for President Donald Trump in November seemed genuinely horrified at how his presidency has turned out. “Abject disappointment,”...

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 […]

What Garner Holt’s Lincoln says about the future of technology

The San Bernardino company pushes the envelope on animatronics with a strikingly realistic bust of the 16th president.

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

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

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 […]

JIM TREACHER: Let’s Destroy All The Statues Of Dead White Guys, Including Abraham Lincoln. Cong…

JIM TREACHER: Let’s Destroy All The Statues Of Dead White Guys, Including Abraham Lincoln. Congratulations, America. You wanted mob rule because you’re angry about not getting President Grandma like you were promised? Now you’ve got it. Enjoy. NBC Chicago: An Abraham Lincoln was damaged and burned in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood late Wednesday, Ald. Ray Lopez […]

Midday open thread: Nazi site gets a new home, Hope Hicks gets a new title. Laugh! Cry!

?   Today’s comic by Matt Bors is What gets Trump mad: ?   The Lincoln Memorial was vandalized, because welcome to 2017. ?   Laugh, then cry a little: x Someone updated the list of Confederate presidents on Wikipedia pic.twitter.com/lKfW7Ov1ao...Show More Summary

U.S. Presidents Have the Best Nicknames

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

You know George Washington and Abe Lincoln, but have you met His Rotundity and Handsome Frank?

London's iconic Big Ben won't chime for four years

London's Big Ben could be silenced until 2021, as workers repair and update the massive clock that has chimed over the city for the past 157 years. It's been working since Abraham Lincoln was president, through six monarchs and through the German blitz of WWII. Charlie D'Agata reports.

How Air Conditioning Is a Hidden and Major Class Divide in America

Most Americans now have A/C at home, but not work. Before air conditioning, even presidents had to suffer. In the summer months, Abraham Lincoln used to ride a horse every evening from the White House to a cottage at a higher elevation four miles away. Show More Summary

Orwellian! Google Revises Abraham Lincoln’s Political Party

This truly is Orwellian Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and was the first Republican President. Except for Google.... The post Orwellian! Google Revises Abraham Lincoln’s Political Party appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

How a photographer persuaded President Lincoln to protect Yosemite

No matter how cliché it may sound, it seems that photography sometimes really can change the world and influence the course of history. A perfect example of this is a 19-century American photographer Carleton Watkins. He was born in 1829 in New York, and upon moving to California, Yosemite became his most favorite subject. Show More Summary

The Rise of Mock Turtle Soup

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Turtle soup was a high-class delicacy for special occasions in the 1860s, like President Lincoln's second inaugural banquet. When one couldn't afford turtle soup, there was an alternative: mock turtle soup. So what was mock turtle soup made of? Believe it or not, beef was the substitute. Show More Summary

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