Several times a day, small groups of Muslims pull out prayers mats, kneel towards the East and pray, 14 blocks from Ground Zero, on ground they've spontaneously "hallowed."
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The exact time of death is uncertain, but sometime between Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in 1863 and today, "government of the people, by the people, a...
Memorial Day, by definition, is a long weekend celebrated towards the end of May that is meant to mark the beginning of the summer season with visits ...
America is as divided as it has been at any time since the Civil War. The rift is not as obvious as the subjugation of persons based on color. But do not doubt it is about conduct.
Recent surveys have shown that the trust and regard that Americans hold for their elected officials in Washington is at a historic low. And those government officials wonder why they aren't popular.
I was attacked for an earlier post as un-American for acknowledging Canada's Thanksgiving celebration and for not celebrating America's. Rest assured! I fully intend to celebrate next month as well.
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What bothers these conservatives so much is the idea that progressive values are at the heart of the American ideal.
"Four score and seven meals ago my conscience brought forth to the anti-rebel north a new diet conceived in kindness and dedicated to the proposition that all animals are created equal.
Does eloquence ensure a successful presidency? Will Obama's outsized communications abilities allow him to succeed in leading the country back to prosperity? Only time will tell.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- An attempt to honor Abraham Lincoln by setting a new world record for the most people reading aloud fell short of the goal -...
Watch excerpts from Obama's Lincoln remarks in Springfield:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Folksy, melancholy Abraham Lincoln would have been dumbfound...
Obama's inaugural address was a good speech, but not truly canonical. Nevertheless, the inaugural address contained many passages that will enter into the mystic chords of memory.
Lincoln's preservation of the union would not have been possible without his economic reform. It is the philosophy at the base of those achievements that must be the prototype for change in America now.
Though all men were declared equal in 1776, a terrible political compromise meant people of certain racial heritages were not considered full men.
It was a different Obama, with a different voice, that I heard at the press conference on Friday. He appeared to be flip and full of himself.
Barack Obama will be sworn in as president just days before the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth, and his inauguration theme will reflect ...
How should a candidate for president articulate this vision of a better world, in an era of high energy prices, terrorism, health care issues and a host of other problems?
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