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History: Not Easy Being Abraham Lincoln's Wife

Abraham Lincoln did not win the presidency because he got a lot of votes, he won because the votes were spread thinly among many candidates and he happened to garner the most. 158 more words

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Stealing Lincoln's Body: Two Photos of Lincoln’s Funeral Procession Found

In the first photograph,the crowd outside the church seems to be waiting for something to come down the street. Children stand up front so they can see. 1,287 more words

Why Rand Paul can beat Hillary Clinton

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky may be the only Republican who can beat Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

Paul decisively won last Saturday’s CPAC straw poll with 31%, his neo-Libertarian sidekick, Senator Ted Cruz, was second at 11%.   1,026 more words

Presidential History

Greene County History Month is Back This April!

Here’s the first event to be submitted for the month. MANY MORE will follow as Greene County embraces and celebrates local history all month long in April 2014 Watch this blog for a frequently updated schedule of events. 106 more words


Will Mike Huckabee Run For President in 2016?

Short answer?  Nobody knows at this stage.  Not even former Governor Mike Huckabee.  Well, maybe he knows at some unconscious level.

Yes, he is going through the motions.   703 more words

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Presidents' Day Compilation

I definitely love some presidential history around here, so in case anyone is interested in learning about a few presidential sites for the holiday, I thought I’d throw up this last-minute, quickly piled together post! 230 more words