Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) Q4 2013 Results Earnings Conference Call March 5, 2014 10:00 AM ET Executives Shaun McAlmont - Chief Executive Officer Scott Shaw - President and COO Cesar Ribeiro - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Jeff...Show More Summary
Although the practices of slavery that were common during the days of President Lincoln are long behind us, some of the core concepts of slavery that once invaded the United States are far from dead. The corporate world holds fast to some of the... Read more
As Black History Month draws to a close, The Daily Show examined how one Fox Business Network program spent their time discussing the "mythologization" of President Abraham Lincoln, and some reasons why he might be overrated. Vampire...Show More Summary
On the left, Abraham Lincoln in 1858 during his campaign for the Senate of Illinois, just three years before becoming President of the United States. On the right, President Lincoln in 1865, just before his assassination. It's only seven years, but it looks like two decades. Read more...
President Lincoln signed the first Homestead Act in 1862, promising 160 acres of free land to any citizen 21 or older for the price of a filing fee of $14.00 and another $5.00 fee for the deed four years later. The land in question was the "empty prairie" of the Great Plains between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. Show More Summary
At all? Any? Just one? President Obama hired a Secretary of State who had no relevant experience for the job because he wanted to avoid criticism from her – or even a 2012 challenge – and because he read in a book that Lincoln surrounded himself with rivals. Then he... -
For the last decade there have been a growing debate over the love life of President Lincoln, who, like many men of his generation, slept with other men in the same bed. That fact, which may seem peculiar to a contemporary audience, is the subject of New Orleans-based artist Skylar Fein's latest work, "The Lincoln Bedroom" (2013).
If you’re like me, you saw pictures of Miley Cyrus pretending to blow Bill Clinton during her Bangerz tour and thought to yourself, “Well, that doesn’t seem fair to the other presidents.” Except here she is sucking off Abe Lincoln because apparently she wasn’t lying when she said this thing would be educational. So not Read More...
Lincoln may have suspended the writ of habeas corpus, but so did the president of the Confederacy
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Just as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on Keystone Pipeline Faces New Obstacle In Nebraska - -
On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in August, President Obama took the stage of the Lincoln Memorial and gave highly anticipated remarks honoring the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. But on the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty last month, he only released a three-paragraph statement to the […]
Theodore Roosevelt by John Singer Sargent Today is “Presidents Day” here in the U.S. — originally “Washington’s Birthday”, but now an all-purpose Washington and Lincoln birthday holiday, marked primarily by aggressively advertised sales of mattresses and cars. (Maybe that says something about U.S. presidents, I don’t know.) Though perhaps not one of Sargent’s most memorable […]
George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809. Neither was born on February 17. Yet today, many of us are staying home from work because of the federally declared Presidents Day, established...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) So it’s Presidents’ Day. I assume that by the end of the day, Scott will post a thoughtful reflection on America’s greatest presidents, Washington and Lincoln, in whose honor the day is set aside. Meanwhile, via Twitter, here is an image of Barack Obama spending the day contemplating his favorite president. Show More Summary
Abe Lincoln sat for this portrait by Anthony Berger three days before he turned 54. Happy Presidents Day. Unless you’re Abe Lincoln, that is. As Hari Sreenivasan explained on Sunday’s PBS NewsHour Weekend, the third Monday in February doesn’t officially recognize the Great Emancipator. Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln is known as one of America's greatest presidents. Turns out, he was also a cook who used to join his wife in the kitchen after work. In her new culinary biography of Lincoln, a food historian walks us through his life with stories — and recipes — of what he ate, cooked and served.
On Friday's special President's Day episode of The Independents, Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst and Reason.com columnist Andrew Napolitano celebrated the holiday by sharply criticizing the revered president Abraham Lincoln: For more...Show More Summary
The presidents we celebrate today were very different men. Abraham Lincoln loved to talk and debate and write and read books and be boring. George Washington was quiet and dignified, never wasting words. Abraham Lincoln led the United States into war over slavery. Show More Summary
Perhaps it is time for Americans to look to their historical heritage as embodied in Washington and Lincoln and remember that they are the ones who confer power on government by their consent and the government is there to serve the...
Here in the United States it’s Presidents Day. It’s a national holiday celebrating the birth of George Washington (and, since his birthday is also in February, Abraham Lincoln was added on to the party by several states). You can celebrate...Show More Summary