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Abraham Lincoln

deestafford Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:48 AM
Go back and read the newspapers of the time. Read the actions of Lincoln. What you will find he shredded the Constitution. He had state legislatures arrested for going against his edicts.
BSsifter Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 12:33 PM
Correct. he also jailed new paper reporters who wrote what he didn't like. He let the North butcher women and children AFTER the war was over.
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...