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Abraham Lincoln

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:30 AM
Well, that certainly excuses everything! They whipped men instead of paying them, but they didn't actually hate them, right? Well, all is forgiven!
evie10 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 3:46 PM
Precisely the point - thank you.
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 9:54 AM
A failure to teach the true History has made slavery a black and white issue, played upon by users and abusers.
Black chiefs sold undesirables, captives and enemies. Arabs were the greatest traders, and it was a financial gold mine to whites. Nobody is exempt, but we could stop the abuse if the History were accurately and honestly embraced.
'from the shores of Tripoli' in the marine hymn, are related words.
Rondoman Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 9:01 AM
I do not believe you see anything in my post that approves of beating. If you are going to learn to think rationally, you must cease your childish rants.
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...