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Obama's Lincoln Presumption

buxton Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:44 PM
he sounds like he was mixing Lincoln with Lenin like a DJ at a trance dance Lincoln could not quote the Bible in support of his anti-slavery war as it tells slaves to obey their masters, but to seek their freedom if possible Jewish slaves were to be released after the Jubilee year and their lands restored with some support from their previous master to get them back on their feet again financially so both sides were wrong and today many people contract to work in the same way as slaves did, but we don't call it slavery any more, but it is still a form of slavery, especially with the low wages paid by some e.g. the workers we get to make things for us in China women working in mines, etc. was brought in by communist countries and its wrong
He swore his oath of office on Abraham Lincoln's Bible. He has asked to give the State of the Union address on Lincoln's birthday. He rode to Washington in 2009 on a train route similar to Lincoln's in 1861. He has compared his critics to Lincoln's critics. He confides to admirers that he likes to read the handwritten Gettysburg Address that hangs in the Lincoln Bedroom.

Barack Obama is inviting the world to compare him not just to good presidents but to the greatest in American history.

There can be majesty in invoking past presidents and the Founding Fathers. But Obama's quotations and...