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Abraham Lincoln

Mack30 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 11:51 AM
But Rob2, incumbency doesn't alter good DNA into bad. It's a matter of character. One of my Senators is Dr. Tom Coburn. I was proud to vote for him twice because he is a man of sturdy and decent character who has remained disgusted at the corrupt, thieving sideshow that is Washington DC. He's one of the few that will walk out of DC the same honest man he was when he walked in. On the opposite side of the coin there are the Chuck Schumers of the world...
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...