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Why Obama Will Never Be Lincoln or King

pinenee Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 11:50 PM
Other things, Rep. Paul Ryan doesn't own social security. He can't take it or give it away. Ms. Wright in 394 years we, American black citizens, never had a social thought or concern which was the same as as 100% of the American white population. Whatever national problems and concerns Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Obama face(d), they volunteered to tackle them. Studying history and the present, Ms. Wright, it is none of our business what Mr Lincoln did or Mr. Obama do. Whether American "white people" continue to be or not be "white people" is NOT our business either!!!

Watching the movie Lincoln, I thought there were some similarities between President Abraham Lincoln and President Barack Obama. Both men were popular during their times. During the film, Mary Todd Lincoln pleads with her husband not to squander his popularity with the American people by forcing Congress to pass the 13th amendment ending slavery as the Civil War was already coming to an end.

“No one’s ever been loved so much by the people. Don’t waste that power,” Mary Todd played exceptionally by Sally Fields tells her husband. But Lincoln, portrayed forcefully by Daniel Day Lewis, looked at...