Lincoln on Presidents’ Day: Image vs. Reality

Lincoln on Presidents’ Day: Image vs. Reality | PATRIOTS & PAULIES, Politics and News
Presidents’ Day,” as it is now commonly called, retains some vague connection to Washington’s birthday, if only for the purpose of advertising “Washington’s Birthday sales.” The traditional birth date of February 22has been stretched to create a Monday holiday — this year on February 18 — to accommodate America’s patriotic devotion to three-day weekends.

But Lincoln’s birthday, February 12, appears to have lost some of its former aura, since all presidents are now supposedly covered by the amorphous, all-purpose “Presidents’ Day.” (Let us now praise Millard Fillmore.) That is ironic, because despite the energetic work of some recent revisionist historians, Lincoln remains the most revered — some say “deified” — of all our presidents. Historians have repeatedly ranked him the greatest U.S. president, with FDR coming in second.

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You Are What You Reap $

Mitt Romney's Top Political Campaign Contributors

PATRIOTS AND PAULIES (Politics & NEWS) – In essence, political candidates “are” the donations they keep. The top contributors to Mitt Romney’s campaign? Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse Group and Morgan Stanley.

KRISTI KIRK (PATRIOTS AND PAULIES POLITICS & NEWS) – Okay class, this is an easy one. There’s no doubt that the wishes of political campaign contributors ultimately influence public policy. In essence, political candidates “are” the donations they keep. With that in mind, which GOP presidential hopeful would you rather elect to office?

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VIDEO: Ron Paul Suddenly Seems Electable

 

From Sovereign to SerfFacebook shared a YouTube video via John Kacarab.

This is great. It is wonderful to hear all these leftists saying Ron Paul is Right!

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15 Reasons Why Obamacare Spells Mind Blowing Disaster For America

Michael Snyder, Contributor
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It was a 5-4 decision to uphold Obamacare, and the swing vote was Chief Justice John Roberts who was appointed by George W. Bush.

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