Rather than being unprecedented, though, this year of hardship and political strife brings us closer to the first national Thanksgiving than any more normal year.
- November 22, 2020
While the president golfs (his 298th while president), President-Elect Joe Biden is trying to pressure Congress to pass another coronavirus bill as the economy lurches toward another drop.
- November 15, 2020
Men like Abraham Lincoln organized to overturn the idea that they were mindless workers, doomed to menial labor for life. In 1859, Lincoln articulated a new vision for the nation, putting ordinary men, rather than elite slaveholders, at the heart of national development.
- August 28, 2020Please don't believe everything you read on the Internet.
- August 27, 2020
During her speech at the Republican National Convention, Lara Trump declared that Abraham Lincoln "once famously said, 'America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.'" No, he didn't. What did he actually say? Read The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
- July 30, 2020Yes, the Civil War brought an end to the slave order of the South and the rule of the plantation oligarchs who embodied white supremacy. But the Northern victory was short lived — Southern ideals spread quickly to the West. It's all about America’s ongoing battle between oligarchy and democracy.