He’s not the first president to have issues with the press — Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln had complaints too — but President Trump has taken his battle with the media to new heights and made his complaints unusually public and caustic. How that will play out is anybody’s guess, though there’s...
Historian theorizes that the future president's relationship with Joshua Speed helped him through depression and gave him confidence to marry.
These days all things presidential have many of us reaching for a drink. Thankfully, on President’s Day, February 20, we take a moment to reflect on two of the greatest leaders of America: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Let’s give… Continue reading ?
How will Donald Trump observe Presidents Day? Will he have the inclination or take the time to read about or reflect on the qualities of our greatest leaders? Given how busy Trump is issuing executive orders, fighting with the judiciary, managing the scandal surrounding the dismissal of his...
Demonstrators are taking to the streets in New York City to protest President Trump, including a man dressed up as the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Video posted to social media on Saturday showed protesters at a “mock funeral” for the U.S. presidency, according to ABC News. Clad mainly in black, they chanted “Down with Trump,” […]
It should come as little surprise to anyone that, for the third time in a row, historians agree that Abraham Lincoln was the best US President. But what about our newest former president? As part of C-SPAN's third Historians Survey of...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot, based on a survey of historians released on Friday. Show More Summary
Who's in the top five of all time? And who finished dead last?
Just in time for Presidents Day, a new survey of historians on presidential leadership gives the top five slots to Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight … Click to Continue »
Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and the two Roosevelts, Franklin and Theodore, have kept their lock on their positions as, respectively, the four best presidents in American history, according to a … Click to Continue »
The newly former chief executive gets the No. 12 slot; Lincoln still at No. 1, and George W. Bush improves.
Before he was president, Lincoln's lasting relationship with Joshua Speed brought him out of the doldrums of despair
America’s national parks began with a vision of peace. On June 30, 1864, about a year after the Civil War’s deadliest battle, at Gettysburg, President Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting for the first time—for all time—tens of thousands of acres of wilderness. Show More Summary
Valentine's Day may be tough for the lovelorn, but this year, hearts will really break on President's Day, as we remember the days of yore when we had non-fascist commanders in chief who demonstrated a long-lost ability to think rationally and even articulate those insightful thoughts. You know, like last month. [ more › ]
The Republican Party’s official Twitter account posted, then deleted, a tweet honoring Abraham Lincoln’s birthday by mistakenly attributing an inspirational quote to the revered 16th President. The post on 12 February 2017 originally featured a picture of the Lincoln Memorial alongside the statement, “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that … Continued
George Saunders' outstanding debut novel is haunted by a grieving president.
Think of it as FAKE NEWS, only 1800s-style: President Trump on Sunday marked the birthday of Abraham Lincoln by posting a picture of the Lincoln monument and an inspiring quote from our 16th president. Nice thought. But the quote, “And in the end, it’s not the years in our life, it’s the life in our […]
By Matt Hoffman, Buzz60 Donald Trump and the GOP are putting words in Abraham Lincoln's mouth. Sunday was the former president's birthday and both Trump's Instagram and the GOP Twitter page celebrated by posting a meme quoting Lincoln as saying, "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. Show More Summary
If we’ve learned one thing so far this year, it’s that not everything you see on the internet is true. The Republican National Committee celebrated what would have been President Abraham Lincoln’s 208th birthday on Sunday by giftingShow More Summary
The GOP is putting words in Abraham Lincoln's mouth. On the revered president's 208th birthday, the GOP shared a photo of the Lincoln Memorial with a quote that — though attributed to Lincoln — is one he never actually said. SEE ALSO:...Show More Summary