Category Archives: Abraham Lincoln

American Exceptionalism

It seems to me…. “People say America is exceptional. I agree, but it’s not the complexion of our skin or the twists in our DNA that make us unique. America is exceptional because we were founded upon the notion that … Continue reading

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An Anti-Science Mentality

It seems to me… “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”  ~ John Adams. The Republican Party characterizes itself as … Continue reading

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After The Election

It seems to me… “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.”  ~ Franklin Pierce Adams. The U.S. Presidential election is over and the majority once again has spoken.  It … Continue reading

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