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Abraham Lincoln

Brent12883 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 2:39 PM
I don't claim one way or the other, however it is what it is. In the end, many more lives could have been lost over continuous wars between the two countries. Who knows? Lincoln was doing what he thought was right and our country has done much good since then.
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...