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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

far2right Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:20 AM
Yes, yes, LD. I see your logic now. And if Tea Partyers do not voluntarily surrender their inalienable rights, it is the responsibility of 0bama to do the right thing and cancel those rights just as Lincoln did. After all, states' rights never worked. It follows then that individual rights will also never work. The might of the collective makes right. The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.

While many of our heroes have lost their gloss, Abraham Lincoln still shines brightly for many Americans because there is so much to learn from his life.

For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...