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Xbox One President’s Day sale: buy a console, get a free game and $75 gift code

February 15 is the American Holiday Presidents’ Day in which George Washingon and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays are celebrated. It’s more or less a reason for retailers to host a sale and Microsoft isn’t any exception. Over on the Microsoft Store, if you buy a select Xbox One console, you’ll net a free game and a […]

The Top Ten Ways to Piss Off a Conservative

1. Insist that Ronald Reagan was just a "pretty good" President. 2. Tell them all Muslims are terrorists in the same way that all Republicans are white supremacists. 3. Tell them if Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt were alive today they'd be Democrats. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Distributes Mailer Showing Abe Lincoln in Daesh Costume

After sending out mailers accusing Iowa voters of committing a "voting violation," the latest piece of propaganda from Ted Cruz's campaign shows President Abraham Lincoln dressed like an armed Daesh extremist.

Why Falwell's Wrong About Trump: Presidents Aren't 'Pastor-In-Chief,' But Should Have Integrity

Think back to our greatest presidents, from Washington to Lincoln to Reagan. All of them were men of integrity, regardless of the depth of their religious faith. All of them had a strong moral base that guided them.

Obama invites L.A. teen with perfect AP Calculus exam score to White House Science Fair

Cedrick Argueta, who made national headlines for his perfect score on his Advanced Placement Calculus exam, maybe be going to the White House. On Sunday morning, President Obama sent out a tweet with the invitation for the Lincoln High School student: "Way to go on your perfect score! How about...

Why Hillary Clinton’s Take On Abraham Lincoln Is 'Total Fantasy'

During a Democratic forum this week, Hillary Clinton gave an account of American history that glossed over the racist terrorism that dominated the South after the Civil War. When asked who her favorite president was, Clinton said itShow More Summary

New Yorker Cover Shows History Is Already Harshly Judging Donald Trump

The New Yorker has done it again. "Bad Reception," the cover illustration for the magazine's Feb. 1 issue, shows past U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and George Washington watching present-day presidential hopeful Donald Trump blathering on TV. Show More Summary

The Tuesday Slatest Newsletter

Echoing a claim President Obama made during the State of the Union, Hillary Clinton described Abraham Lincoln as a unifying figure during an Iowa town hall last night—a strange thing to say, pundits and historians have noted, about someone whose election immediately triggered the Civil War. Show More Summary

Assuming the worst: Clinton on Lincoln and Reconstruction

At last nights Dem forum, when asked who her favorite President was, Hillary Clinton picked Abraham Lincoln and said: You know, he was willing to reconcile and forgive. And I don't know what our country might have been like had he not been... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Does Hillary Clinton Know Her Postbellum History?

I didn't watch the Democratic non-debate last night, but apparently Chris Cuomo asked Hillary Clinton who her favorite president was. She said Abraham Lincoln—a nice, safe choice—but then followed up with a bit of history that shocked everyone. Show More Summary

Should Hillary Clinton Take a Mulligan on Lincoln and Reconstruction?

At last night's Iowa Town Hall, an audience member asked Hillary Clinton which President inspired her most. After using humor to deflect the question away from her husband (Bill Clinton) and her former boss (Barack Obama), Clinton gave...Show More Summary

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Clinton Is Retelling A Racist Version Of American History

Last night Hillary Clinton was asked what president inspired her the most. She offered up Abraham Lincoln, gave a boilerplate reason why, and then said this: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

The Full Weight Of History

Ta-Nehisi Coates eloquently explains his position on the Democrats in 2016 as Hillary Clinton mentions that Lincoln was her favorite president due to his willingness to “reconcile and forgive” the Lost Cause of the South. Yet until relatively recently, this self-serving version of history was dominant. It is almost certainly the version fed to Hillary […]

Hey Politicians, Stop Saying Lincoln Was a Unifying Leader

Hillary Clinton is taking some criticism for what some are calling historical revisionism in an answer she gave at last night’s town hall about why Abraham Lincoln is the president that inspires her most. After praise for Lincoln’s vision and political gifts, she said: You know, he was willing to reconcile and forgive. Show More Summary

How Does Hillary Clinton Really Feel About #BlackLivesMatter? Let’s Look at Lincoln, Her ‘Favorite’ President

Senator Bernie Sanders, and his rising lead in Iowa, may have been the big draw for CNN's Democratic Town Hall on Monday night at Drake University in Des Moines, but it was former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who turned in a masterful performance.


“THE WORST CASE SCENARIO FOR A TRUMP PRESIDENCY IS THAT HE WILL DO THE VERY THINGS THOSE HORRIFIED EX-PRESIDENTS DID:” That’s Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, George Washington, John F. Kennedy, and Abraham Lincoln looking on in disbelief at the mess Trump is making of the American presidential election. It’s pretty funny, at first glance, […]

National Black Republican Association Endorses Donald Trump for President

The National Black Republican Association, a self-proclaimed “grassroots activist” organization committed to “returning African Americans to their Republican roots” (i.e., “the party of Lincoln”) released a statement on Friday saying it was “pleased to announce [its] endorsement of Donald J. Trump for President of the United States of America.”

Lincoln Center does the holidays

The three square blocks where the Metropolitan Opera House presides is actually the hub of Lincoln Center, with five different indoor performance venues, a film center and a handy park that hosts open-air concerts in summertime and tented events in winter. Show More Summary

O’Reilly Tears Into Bernie Sanders: He Makes Trump Sound Like Lincoln!

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Bill O'Reilly went off on Bernie Sanders tonight and said he pretty clearly won't be president because he's way too radical for the American public.

TIME: Obama's Amnesty Order Like Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, Truman's Military Desegregation

On MLK Day, it might be a good time to point out how Time magazine likes comparing President Obama to Lincoln and Harry Truman on racial matters. Near the front of the January 18 magazine, a “Brief History” article by Maya Rhodan explained...Show More Summary

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