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Abraham Lincoln

Bluerev Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 12:42 PM
In what universe was Stephen Douglas black?
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 2:23 PM
Perhaps Lincoln, like Obama, found the Constitution did not allow for his imperious decisions as to what is best, wise and good, and found it a hindrance.
It is meant to be that, and good.
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 12:45 PM
He obviously meant Frederick Douglass.
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has been a box-office hit and nominated for 12 Academy Awards, including best picture, best director and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, who portrayed our 16th president. I haven't seen the movie; therefore, this column is not about the movie but about a man deified by many. My colleague Thomas DiLorenzo, economics professor at Loyola University Maryland, exposed some of the Lincoln myth in his 2006 book, "Lincoln Unmasked." Now comes Joseph Fallon, cultural intelligence analyst and former U.S. Army Intelligence Center instructor, with his new e-book, "Lincoln Uncensored." Fallon's book examines 10 volumes of collected writings and...