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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

Killing Them

“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

Lincoln Chafee Has A Lot of Nice Things to Say About Republicans

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 Cites Challenges, but Hopes to Catch On

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.

Furious Coal CEO Lets It All Out: "Obama Is Nation's Great Destroyer"

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

Lincoln Chafee: “I Do” Think Biden Will Run

Let’s hope so. That would certainly make things much more interesting. First, President Obama would have to agonize over whom to endorse. Should...

5 Presidential Candidates From Illinois Who Didn't Make It to the White House

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

When the Levy breaks

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...

But the Levy was dry

last weekArts : Parterre Box

The redevelopment that took place at Lincoln Center during Reynold Levy’s tenure as president of Lincoln Center represents a considerable accomplishment.

Literally No One Supports Lincoln Chafee In Latest Poll

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

 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

Rhode Island's Chafee largely funding his own 2016 bid

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

The Lincoln Administration Turned Down a Chance to Populate the United States With Elephants

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

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.

150 Years Ago Today

Three men and one woman convicted in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln are hanged in Washington, DC.

President Johnson claimed to not have seen a clemency petition for Mary Surratt

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

From Lawyer to Politician: Pros and Cons of Running for Office

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......

Perry: I Can Help African-Americans More Than Past 3 Dem Presidents

"When we gave up trying to win the support of African-Americans we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln."

Was Obama's Eulogy the Best Piece of Presidential Theology Since Lincoln's Second Inaugural?

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

Barack Obama’s Second Inaugural in Charleston

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

League of South leader: John Wilkes Booth ‘took too long’ to assassinate ‘treasonous’ Lincoln

last monthNews : The Raw Story

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...

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