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WGN Radio Chicago
William Wan: ‘The surprisingly dark, twisted history of presidential impersonators in America’President Abe Lincoln walks in the parade at the Historic Farm Days in Penfield
William Wan: ‘The surprisingly dark, twisted history of presidential impersonators in America’
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 7 hours ago
President Abe Lincoln walks in the parade at the Historic Farm Days in Penfield, IL. President Abe Lincoln walks in the parade at the Historic Farm Days in Penfield, IL. Bill and Wendy are joined by Washington Post National Roving Correspondent,... Read more
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Market Watch
Trump’s pessimism at odds with every postwar presidentand all the rest except for one. “I will be the most presidential president thi
Trump’s pessimism at odds with every postwar president
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
and all the rest except for one. “I will be the most presidential president this country has ever had except for honest Abe Lincoln,” he crowed earlier this year. So move over Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt. Step aside, Thomas Jefferson. Out of... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Critic's Notebook: Donald Trump's Speech Closes GOP Convention on Apocalyptic Notejust begun). The hagiographic portrait, which felt like it was directed by Fran
Critic's Notebook: Donald Trump's Speech Closes GOP Convention on Apocalyptic Note
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
just begun). The hagiographic portrait, which felt like it was directed by Frank Capra and scored by Aaron Copland, made Abe Lincoln in Illinois look like an Oliver Stone production. In this revisionist retelling featuring effusive testimonials... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail Jazz column: Jazz cats and their hats, from Ellington to Monkhave wanted to communicate their wealth and social status, and hats have served
Vail Jazz column: Jazz cats and their hats, from Ellington to Monk
Vail Daily / Posted 4 days ago
have wanted to communicate their wealth and social status, and hats have served them well. I happened upon a picture of Abe Lincoln wearing his famous stovepipe (top) hat. He was our tallest president at 6-foot-4, and the crown of his hat was 7... Read more
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ABC News
What It’s Like to Be on the GOP Convention Floor in ClevelandOut Delegates The delegation garb was nothing short of a political fashion sho
What It’s Like to Be on the GOP Convention Floor in Cleveland
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
Out Delegates The delegation garb was nothing short of a political fashion show. From island shirts and cowboy hats to Abe Lincoln costumes and festive hats, delegates came prepared to compete for the most wacky costume award. The Washington... Read more
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The Herald News
LIVIN' AND DION: Make Fall River Great Again — and again and againhow important is it that you said what you said or that somebody else said it f
LIVIN' AND DION: Make Fall River Great Again — and again and again
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
how important is it that you said what you said or that somebody else said it first? This is government by meme. Roll over, Abe Lincoln! Oratory is deader than unionized factory work. Of course, Mrs. Trump’s “sounds like Michelle Obama” speech got... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhap
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. "I think it is a little bit attention getting, it’s a little bit about having fun, and it also... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhap
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. "I think it is a little bit attention getting, it’s a little bit about having fun, and it also... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic conventionscreative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhap
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic conventions
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. "I think it is a little bit attention getting, it’s a little bit about having fun, and it also... Read more
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7d
The Hamilton Journal News
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhap
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. "I think it is a little bit attention getting, it’s a little bit about having fun, and it also... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic conventionscreative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhap
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic conventions
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. "I think it is a little bit attention getting, it’s a little bit about having fun, and it also... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhap
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 7 days ago
creative ways to express "I’m with her," and "Make America great again," perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. "I think it is a little bit attention getting, it’s a little bit about having fun, and it also... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Elephant's Graveyard: How Barack Hussein Obama Destroyed the Republican Partysome dreadfully morbid inner voices had informed him then that the Grand Old Pa
Elephant's Graveyard: How Barack Hussein Obama Destroyed the Republican Party
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
some dreadfully morbid inner voices had informed him then that the Grand Old Party of the sainted Ronald Reagan and "Honest Abe" Lincoln was indeed without pulse -- dead and gone forever -- but that the grand new party spawned of Sarah Palin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois' bicentennial bash looks to be a bustinteractivity — can engage audiences, even young people. Maybe create a phone a
Illinois' bicentennial bash looks to be a bust
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
interactivity — can engage audiences, even young people. Maybe create a phone app to chase Pokemon characters who resemble Abe Lincoln. I’m kidding. Maybe. Short narrative videos can be enthralling, if we don't look at history the way schools do,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday's Letters: Could Trump become the next Abraham Lincoln?all, he was a country bumpkin — and he certainly was not photogenic! But after
Sunday's Letters: Could Trump become the next Abraham Lincoln?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
all, he was a country bumpkin — and he certainly was not photogenic! But after a lot of politicking and wrangling, Honest Abe Lincoln finally won on the third ballot! Think of how different our country might be today if that had not... Read more
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ajc.com
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...creative ways to express “I’m with her” and “Make America great again,” perhaps
Why hats are so important at Republican and Democratic...
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
creative ways to express “I’m with her” and “Make America great again,” perhaps with bedazzled ball caps, straw hats, even Abe Lincoln-inspired hats. Delegate Franklin Delano Williams wears a hat covered in Hillary Clinton stickers and buttons at... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
The Mallie Monroe adventures continuefrom a neighbor's lanai in broad daylight. Joe Earl is a self described nerd w
The Mallie Monroe adventures continue
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
from a neighbor's lanai in broad daylight. Joe Earl is a self described nerd who's only claim to fame is that he owns the "Abe Lincoln violin." Then there's Liz Ellis, whose plants are victims of "herbicide." Finally there's Wanda Sue, the landlady... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Roll up your sleeves for a tomato sandwich(we used to call them Tommy-Toes) to huge beefsteaks. They go by cute names lik
Roll up your sleeves for a tomato sandwich
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
(we used to call them Tommy-Toes) to huge beefsteaks. They go by cute names like Big Boy and Better Girl, Johnson Pink, Abe Lincoln, Green Zebra, Box Car Willie, Black Seaman and Aunt Gertie’s Gold. We eat 20-some pounds of tomatoes a year... Read more
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Breitbart
As Far as MSM is Concerned, America Was a Mistakewould have been better off being governed by the American equivalent of the Bri
As Far as MSM is Concerned, America Was a Mistake
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
would have been better off being governed by the American equivalent of the British East India Company, as opposed to an Abe Lincoln-type middle class.) Without U.S. independence, North America would have remained a rural, non-industrial... Read more
23d
Salon.com
Which is stupider: “The Purge: Election Year” or the total insanity of the real world?everything. Oh, and it’s also a story about psychotic Catholic schoolgirls with
Which is stupider: “The Purge: Election Year” or the total insanity of the real world?
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
everything. Oh, and it’s also a story about psychotic Catholic schoolgirls with chainsaws and homicidal Russian tourists in Abe Lincoln costumes. I’m not saying that like it’s a bad thing. It’s not quite accurate to say that the rise of Donald... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Thumbs Up/Downafternoon event in Riverside Park, from 4 to 8 p.m. with music, food, cannon fi
Thumbs Up/Down
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 23 days ago
afternoon event in Riverside Park, from 4 to 8 p.m. with music, food, cannon fire from the New Ulm Battery and a visit from Abe Lincoln himself. Cambria's fireworks display is Sunday night, too. Sleepy Eye is holding Fourth of July activities... Read more
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25d
Breitbart
GOP Elite is More Hostile to Donald Trump Than to Hillary ClintonNo matter what Donald Trump does, he can’t win over the GOP’s establishment — p
GOP Elite is More Hostile to Donald Trump Than to Hillary Clinton
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
No matter what Donald Trump does, he can’t win over the GOP’s establishment — precisely because his revival of Abe Lincoln’ and Teddy Roosevelt’s economic nati0nalism is energy for the party’s voters and also poison for the establishment’s... Read more
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examiner.com
July 4th 2016 in Philadelphia PA USAoutdoor style with Philadelphia’s unique Museum Without Walls Event. See statue
July 4th 2016 in Philadelphia PA USA
examiner.com / Posted 30 days ago
outdoor style with Philadelphia’s unique Museum Without Walls Event. See statues of historic statesmen from President Abe Lincoln to controversial Philly Mayor Frank Rizzo. Like Dinosaur statues? Check out the first full-size reconstruction of... Read more
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Daily Journal
COMMENTARY: 10 reasons Lincoln would be rolling over in his gravethen. Oh, were they different. Andrew Feinberg is the author of "Four Score an
COMMENTARY: 10 reasons Lincoln would be rolling over in his grave
Daily Journal / Posted a month ago
then. Oh, were they different. Andrew Feinberg is the author of "Four Score and Seven," a novel that imagines that Abe Lincoln comes back to life for two weeks during the 2016 campaign and encounters a candidate who resembles Donald Trump.... Read more
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Fortune
The Oldest Fortune 500 Company Was Founded by Alexander Hamiltoninsurer (No. 152 this year) initially used its own fire department to protect c
The Oldest Fortune 500 Company Was Founded by Alexander Hamilton
Fortune / Posted a month ago
insurer (No. 152 this year) initially used its own fire department to protect customers. The company insured Yale—the first policy ever written for such an institution—in 1825, and later counted both Abe Lincoln and Robert E. Lee as... Read more
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Philly.com
Can the Army tell who's buried at the Carlisle Indian cemetery?the Tail lies beneath a headstone inscribed Lucy Pretty Eagle. Jack Mather's st
Can the Army tell who's buried at the Carlisle Indian cemetery?
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
the Tail lies beneath a headstone inscribed Lucy Pretty Eagle. Jack Mather's stone is misspelled Jack Martha, and the name Abe Lincoln marks the grave of a Cheyenne boy. Earnest Knocks Off rests under a dull white stone that bears one word,... Read more

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