Sane taxation checks rich

...such loopholes is always one of their suggestions.Progressive taxation has been in place in the United States since Abraham Lincoln signed it into law with the Revenue Act of 1862. The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 broke up large companies that...

Biblical expressions pervade our everyday language

...taken from its texts.One that comes to mind, as we wind down our sesquicentennial remembrance of the Civil War, is Abraham Lincoln's warning that "a house divided against itself cannot stand."He took it from Matthew 12:25, in which Jesus...

Top travel destinations for 2015

...S. museums and historic sites will be hosting exhibits and events to mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the end of the Civil War.The new year also marks 70 years since the end of World War II, both the defeat of...

Museum brings all sides of Abraham Lincoln to life

...SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - In most museums, Abraham Lincoln is discussed in hushed voices...give him a saintly air. The new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...studies and keeping the figure of Abraham Lincoln right out in front of American...

Abraham Lincoln not half the statesman Calhoun was

...statesman John C. Calhoun was. Abraham Lincoln was not only a tyrant and war...Lincoln. Here are two quotes that Abraham Lincoln made: "Free them, and make...remove all monuments dedicated to Abraham Lincoln and look at this person as someone...

Abraham Lincoln, not Dixie, caused Civil War

...what most people think, it wasn't Southern secession that caused the start of the war in 1861. It was President Abraham Lincoln's idea of an indelible union that set the wheels of war turning. The new Southern nation had no intentions of a...

Abraham Lincoln defended as a truly great American

...gentleman, so eloquently quoting the words of President Abraham Lincoln, for the world to read anew. I thank him for that...Lincoln's peer, rated him as "the best of us." What Abraham Lincoln did not do was cheat on his wife, drink, smoke...

Abraham Lincoln - `I never felt more certain'

...WASHINGTON - The president's hand, sore and aching after a four-hour New Year's Day reception, was shaking. Abraham Lincoln struggled to control it, then signed his name, confidently and carefully. "I never, in my life, felt more certain...

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Lincoln's birthplace challenged

...true, the history books about Abraham Lincoln would have to be corrected...Kentucky Historical Society. "Abraham Lincoln's grandfather, who was also named Abraham Lincoln, was in Kentucky in the 1780s...

'Devil' or fiery peacemaker: 5 questions and answers about Sherman's March, 150 years later

...third year in 1864, and casualties continued to mount. Sher man's capture of Atlanta in September helped President Abraham Lincoln win a second term Nov. 8.With the top Union general, Ulysses S. Grant, confronting Robert E. Lee in Virginia...