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Abraham Lincoln

Trump Needs To Learn From Lincoln

Shelley Bird | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Shelley Bird

Lack of self-awareness is a classic leadership Achilles' heel. The long road of failure is littered with leaders who lacked self-awareness

7 Historical Civil War Figures Who Don’t Have a Statue, But Deserve One

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.11.2017 | Entertainment

Abraham Lincoln’s likeness in marble may be the most famous (some eight million people visited the Lincoln Memorial in DC last year), but even the C...

Newt Gingrich Admits Donald Trump Does Not Yet Have A Plan To Beat ISIS

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.25.2016 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich conceded that President-elect Donald Trump does not yet have a plan for defeating the Islamic State militant group....

Giving Thanks, Post-Election

Arnold M. Eisen | Posted 11.23.2016 | Religion
Arnold M. Eisen

This night will be one of watching, of widespread want, and--in many homes--of real anxiety. I look forward to giving thanks next November for a year of kindness, care, and hopes fulfilled.

Sport And Society For Arete -- Thanksgiving And Football

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.23.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

As with all American traditions, if it happened once or twice it is one. Therefore I present my traditional Thanksgiving piece. Both the History of...

What #Pet for #Trump's White House?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey Bond between American Presidents and their pets has helped humanize both the Commander in Chief and animal. What though if the President...

Abraham Lincoln Reacts To Mike Pence's 'Terrible' Theater Experience

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.21.2016 | Comedy

On Friday, when theater-goers seeing “Hamilton” the musical were told that Vice President-elect Mike Pence was in attendance, they erupted in a mi...

The Unsurprisingly Surprising President-elect Donald Trump

William Bradley | Posted 11.09.2016 | Media
William Bradley

Well, as I wrote all along on the innumerable occasions when the media declared the race over (see my archive link below), this presidential election...


Paula Gordon | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Fear of clowns is known as coulrophobia. The prefix 'coulro' comes from the ancient Greek word for 'one who goes on stilts.' Early in the appallingly...

The Uncivil War Where Politics Count More Than Country

Carl Nettleton | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
Carl Nettleton

We have lost, somehow, the ability to merge our differences over issues into solutions that are better because of those differences.

Clinton, Trump, Aristotle & Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Tom Alderman

Q/ What do Donald Trump and the Galaxy Note 7 have in common? A/ Both are self-combustable. ______________________________________________________...

If Trump Had Been At Gettysburg In 1863

Michael Winship | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

Hard to imagine The Great Emancipator making wild charges and slurs as Trump does. In fact, can there be anything more ludicrous?

Letter To A Trump Supporter #4: Barack Obama's Christian Faith

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

This is the fourth in my series of "Letters to a Trump Supporter," from correspondence with a family friend who supports Mr. Trump. Continuing our co...

The Lincoln-Clinton-Trump Debate

Harold Holzer | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Harold Holzer

Wisely or not, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both managed to summon Abraham Lincoln to their furious dust-up at Washington University.

Stephen Colbert And Ghost Of Abraham Lincoln Analyze The Debate

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.27.2016 | Comedy

Honestly, Abe, you’re pretty funny. After watching the debate with “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Monday, the “ghost” of former Pre...

Lincoln 2016 - The Hofstra Address

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Twelve score years ago our founders brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men...

What Should Replace the Republican Party?

John C. Wathey | Posted 09.25.2016 | Politics
John C. Wathey

A Party Lobotomized Once the venerable party of Lincoln, the Republicans split off from the Whigs in 1854 to oppose slavery, and for a century sto...

An Open Letter from the Sixteenth President

Gary Jacobs | Posted 09.23.2016 | Comedy
Gary Jacobs

FROM: Abraham Lincoln TO: The American People LOCATION: Heaven My fellow Americans, I am writing this to you from Starbucks. Yes, we have them here....

The Best Way To Honor 9/11 Victims Is To Unite Our Fractured Country

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Steve Siebold

But 15 years later, where are we now? Are we a country united or one divided again? A look at the headlines and it's pretty clear the American sentiment of the post 9/11 days are sadly long forgotten. The 2016 race to the White House is a mockery.

Donald Trump, Critical Elections, and Public Opinion Polling

Kirby Goidel | Posted 08.29.2016 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

In 1991, John Geer, now the Vice Provost for Academic and Strategic Affairs at Vanderbilt University published an interesting addition to the partisan...

Some Of Our Most Beloved Presidents Likely Experienced Mental Illness

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Perhaps it isn’t surprising, given the intense rhetoric of this year’s presidential election, that politicians have started throwing around accusa...

#NeverTrump Conservatives, You Da Real MVP

Michael J. Parker | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Michael J. Parker

Dear Reader, You probably are like me; a bit liberal, pretty urban, pretty worried about Trump. And that's kind of the problem. You see, we live in ...

Republican Party Must Fully Repudiate Trump To Have Any Credibility

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

A Democrat, who is an strong supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, writing this column may seem counter-productive but I believe in a strong two-party ...

How Would Donald Trump Or Hillary Clinton Impact Military Morale?

Bruce Fein | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

In serving as Commander in Chief, the President's character, actions, and words are pivotal to military morale and victory. Donald Trump would be no Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief. But what about Clinton?

A Citizen's Letter to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Terry Newell | Posted 07.31.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

After a long and contentious process, you have won the nomination. Yet during that same process, Americans have lost. You need to know that. This l...