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Abraham Lincoln Quotes: 25 Inspirational Sayings To Celebrate The President’s 205th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Abe!

The 16th president of the United States would have turned 205 years old today. For decades, Lincoln has consistently been ranked first or second in polls for the best U.S. president. He served as president from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. During that time he led the United States through the Civil War, preserved the Union and abolished slavery...

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Maybe Obama skipped American history in school – or just doesn’t get it

SO, IT'S WITH DISAPPOINTMENT THAT I ASK THIS QUESTION TONIGHT: Why didn't President Obama travel a short distance, 63 miles, to Gettysburg to speak at one of our nation's most important anniversaries.

One hundred fifty years ago, President Abraham Lincoln, like President Obama is from Illinois, talked about the civil war and what it means to be an American. Today's White House explanation for President Obama's no show at today's historic Gettysburg event is that didn't work with his schedule. His schedule? I don't get it. And frankly this is not the first time President Obama has missed the mark, big-time...

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Why Does Capitalism Still Need Defending?

Abraham Lincoln was not an economist but would have been quite at home with the free-market school: "There is not, of necessity, any such thing as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. ...The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself; then labors on his own account for another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him. This is ... the just, and generous, and prosperous system, which opens the way for all -- gives hope to all, and ... improvement of condition to all. If any continue through life in the condition of the hired laborer, it is not the fault of the system, but because of either a dependent nature which prefers it, or improvidence, folly, or singular misfortune."...

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