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Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address is a speech by President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the Civil War on the afternoon of this day in 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg. 190 more words

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Too Stupid To Survive 2

As all advanced beings know, President Donald Trump is a sub-human idiot. Note this comment, from a story titled “A Trump Meltdown For The Ages,” … 1,264 more words


154th Anniversary of Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address"

In July of 1863, Confederate and Union forces fought in Pennsylvania near a small village named Gettysburg. In only three days some 50,000 casualties – both North and South – were tallied, the most during the course of the Civil War. 414 more words

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Famous Sayings: #88 — ‘Four Score and Seven Years Ago …’

November 17, 2017

Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal…

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A Thanksgiving Proclamation

President George Washington declared November 26, 1789 as a day of thanksgiving, but it was President Abraham Lincoln who established the fourth Thursday in November as a national Day of Thanksgiving. 622 more words


Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo is a book that provokes strong and varying opinions from the reader.

Awarded the Booker Prize winner for 2017 it is at once an annoying, frustrating, silly read, and at the same time totally provocative and intelligent, and a literary experience like no other. 246 more words

Book Reviews

The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation

The holiday gift guide continues! Here’s one for the history buff in your life. Or the reluctant reader. Or the pot head who rails on and on about states rights vs federal authority. 695 more words