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Art Work brings Lincoln in new light

Today is the 10th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. This amazing site in Springfield is celebrating in a big way and one of the things they have done to bring attention to the 10th year is to have a student art competition. 90 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Libertarianism as a Rejection of Politics

From a review I recently read:

Perhaps the most economical as well as charitable explanation of the inability of these two libertarian writers to see the forest of freedom for the trees of proslavery secessionism is their lack of understanding—indeed their doctrinaire rejection—of politics.

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A Lincoln log cabin

Abraham Lincoln has  been on my mind this week because Wednesday was the 150th anniversary of his assassination. Plus, I just returned from a trip to Illinois, the land of Lincoln, where it seems one is always several miles from a Lincoln site. 540 more words

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The power of lies: Abraham Lincoln was a tyrant, not a hero - Paul Craig Roberts


It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. 976 more words


Papa Lincoln

This is a tribute to commemorate 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Papa Lincoln

The deathly silence
Stokes the still air
A heaviness falls on… 98 more words

Lincoln’s Assassination—And Caesar’s

This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was originally published at… 674 more words

Politicians and Newspaper Editors (April 18, 1865)

In the aftermath of Lee’s surrender, George Meade tells his wife the little news he has heard. At least the New York Herald has some good things to say about him. 580 more words