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Abraham Lincoln

Seeker1212 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:18 AM
As all the books will tell you, it was not Lincoln's concern for the slaves that caused him to go to war, it was greed for the taxes that the north was collecting from the south. The fact is that Lincoln was a murderous scum that caused the needless death of 680 thousand Americans for money. In time, Slavery would have come to a peaceful end as it did in Europe.
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...