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Abraham Lincoln

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:28 AM
Yeah, right. I'm sure that's why he joined the abolitionist Republican Party and became its first President. Because he thought "slaves were property and could not be taken from their owners without compensation".
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 9:59 AM
It was an eye-opener to the rancid Wanda Sykes, if I have her name right, when she learned her ancestors were a black slave and a white endentured woman, and that they, eventually, kept a black slave. It is so pleasing to see so many posters with a true knowledge of what was actually going on in the South.
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...