Abraham Lincoln

Celebrating the Murder of a President

I hesitate giving this posting from the League of the South, announcing their intention to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, any more attention that it […]

Walking in Lincoln’s Footsteps

I had an incredible time in Springfield, Illinois this past weekend. Thanks to Sam Wheeler, who is the Research Historian for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, for inviting me to […]

Rethinking Lincoln and Colonization

Update: Thanks to Brooks Simpson for taking the time to respond to this post. This past week Brooks Simpson posted an interesting item concerning a dispute between Allen Guelzo and […]

The Confederacy Freed the Slaves

Earlier today I posted Jon Stewart’s take down of FOX’s Andrew “The Hair” Napolitano who offered his own not-so-unique interpretation of Lincoln’s role in emancipation. Continuing with this line of […]

Jon Stewart Nails Andrew Napolitano

Bonus: And don’t forget this Jon Stewart classic from a few years ago. Anyone who believes that American slavery was on the decline on the eve of the Civil War […]