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The power of lies: Abraham Lincoln was a tyrant, not a hero - Paul Craig Roberts


It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. 976 more words


Papa Lincoln

This is a tribute to commemorate 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Papa Lincoln

The deathly silence
Stokes the still air
A heaviness falls on… 98 more words

WAKE UP. No more selfies.

Social media has taken the world by storm, seemingly controlling people who are constantly tweeting, updating, etc. Think about this: if we use social media around the clock, shouldn’t we at least TRY use it for something productive? 278 more words


He Was a Man of His Time

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and even Ben Franklin owned slaves. Abraham Lincoln once entertained the idea that Black Americans might be better off migrating to another country. 516 more words


Patriotic Booth? "Misguided...Ignorant"

ECW is pleased to offer a guest commentary from historian and SCV member Chuck Young.

April 14, 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth. 819 more words


That One Shard

I was at mercy of my taskmasters,
who repressed any sense of personhood.
They made me hated for my manhood,
my dignity was of no use to them. 91 more words