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Tag: Abraham Lincoln
  • Is Questioning Lincoln Racist?

    Often when an individual brands a political opponent as a racist, it is a subtle admission that an argument cannot be won when focused solely on policy. The most recent such accusation of racism has come from both the left and the right towards a friend of the liberty movement, Jack Hunter. This, of course, …

  • A libertarian’s Case for the Civil War

    Before I begin I would like to say that I am not making any moral arguments. I’m not really making any arguments at all. I am simply presenting some ideas I’ve had. I know that libertarians argue that government should only be involved if someone’s natural rights are being infringed upon. That is where I …

  • Baseball Tournament Cancelled in Protest of S.C. Confederate Flag

    The South Carolina Capitol with Conferederate Flag. The Abraham Lincoln Memorial in Washingto D.C The Atlantic Coast Conference of Baseball, yesterday, stated it wanted to move three of its future baseball tournaments out of South Carolina in protest of the Confederate Flag which has stood at the State Capitol for ten years. According to First …

  • Obama to Use Dishonest Abe’s Bible

    From the Associated Press: “President-elect Obama is deeply honored that the Library of Congress has made the Lincoln Bible available for use during his swearing-in,” Presidential Inaugural Committee Executive Director Emmett Beliveau said in a statement Tuesday. Obama is also tracing the train route that Lincoln took and holding a welcome event at the Lincoln …