Abraham Lincoln

Opinion: How to Deal with Christian Nationalists? Let them Secede and Tyrannize Over Themselves

If these hateful Christian nationalists want to secede and form their own fascist state to tyrannize over themselves, why don’t…

4 months ago

Watch: Trump “I’m More Presidential Than Anyone but Lincoln “When He’s Wearing the Hat”

When historians look back on Donald Trump's presidency, they are not likely to look back kindly. There have been few…

2 years ago

Trump Attacks Abraham Lincoln For Freeing The Slaves

Trump claimed that he had done more for African-Americans than any other president. He then criticized the end result of…

2 years ago

“Resistance” Group Endorses Biden: He’s Like “Abraham Lincoln Compared to Donald Trump”

A progressive group has endorsed Joe Biden for president despite not supporting him during the primaries. The group, part of…

3 years ago

Trump: “I Believe I Am Treated Worse” Than Abraham Lincoln

President Donald Trump suggested the press treats him worse than Abraham Lincoln, the United States' 16th president, who was assassinated…

3 years ago

Trump Tells The Boston Red Sox That Lincoln Lost The Civil War

Trump claimed while speaking to the Boston Red Sox at the White House that Lincoln lost the Civil War.

4 years ago

With Trump Leading the GOP Today is Republicans’ “Anti-labor Day”

"Only a fool harbors the ugly thought of breaking unions or tries to deprive working people of the right to…

6 years ago

Wisconsin Lawmaker Claims Civil War Was Fought to Further a Christian Lifestyle

Lincoln said "If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong" while the Bible says, "Slaves, obey your earthly masters with…

7 years ago

Racist Republican Leadership Absent From 50th Anniversary of Selma

One group that was glaringly absent from Selma on Saturday was any substantial representation of racist Republicans; most notably Republican…

8 years ago

Nothing Says Patriotism Like Celebrating Lincoln’s Assassination

The League of the South "thanks Mr. Booth for his service to the South and to humanity" for his "execution…

8 years ago

Speaker John Boehner Declares Himself Anti-Establishment Rebel And Not A Squish

Just two days after orchestrating the removal of two disloyal Florida GOP Congressmen (Daniel Webster and Rich Nugent), from the House Rules Committee, John…

8 years ago

Welcome to the Age of Authoritarianism – Sponsored by the 1 Percent

The 21st century is seeing the spread of the authoritarian principle that far from being the origin of authority, people…

8 years ago

GOP Privatization Would Substitute an Un-Electable Board of Directors for Democracy

Privatization is stripping powers from electable government, and handing it to the unelectable public - in other words, for profit…

8 years ago

Colorado Republican’s Claim that America Ended Slavery Voluntarily Steals Our History

Pamela Mazanec asks, "Shouldn't our students be provided that viewpoint? This is part of the argument that America is exceptional."

8 years ago

This Fourth of July America, Our Liberty is Under Siege From Within

We are under siege this July Fourth. We can only resist with our love of liberty, for it is liberty…

8 years ago

A Presidents’ Day Examination Of the Monumental Hurdles that President Obama Has Overcome

Instead of waxing philosophically on the achievements of past presidents, it is worthwhile to take stock of the current President…

9 years ago

The Gettysburg Address 150 Years Ago And Now: Lincoln, Obama and The Great Task Remaining

One hundred fifty years later, President Lincoln's Great Task remains uncompleted.

9 years ago

The Forgetful Elephant: A Quick History Lesson for Today’s GOP

Today's Republican Party reminds us of another political party in our nation's history. Republicans should be cognizant of this history.

9 years ago

Real Independence Would be a Government That Worked

Let's remember to celebrate our declaration of independence, a political act whose primary intent was to achieve a government that…

9 years ago

The Republican Party and the un-Founding of America

Republicans claim to be the defenders of the Constitution; this while wishing to do away with every amendment save the…

10 years ago