My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...and legislators, we will be practicing President Abraham Lincoln's dream of "government of the people, by the people...studied the writings of our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln.? George Brown is a Juneau resident.
Local attends White House summit

...monuments dedicated to thousands of people that died protecting our freedom or other people's freedom, or seeing Abraham Lincoln and the kind of leadership he provided for this country in tough times," SueWing said. "That's my favorite part...
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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...down a year ago.In Illinois, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed the marriage bill on a desk once used by President Abraham Lincoln. DECEMBERNew Mexico became the 17th state to legalize same-sex marriage on Dec. 19, through a unanimous ruling...
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Celebrating a centennial

...soon after the honeymooning couples, in 1917, said descendants Lee and Rex Parker.The Parkers' grandfather, Abraham Lincoln Parker, homesteaded. Once they came of age, each of his four sons was expected to homestead. Lee and Rex grew...
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' feeds our social fantasies

"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is what happens when the nightmare of our nation's...The real horror is the fantasy that racism is easy to overcome. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" speaks to our desire to imagine the quick eradication...
Evening at Egan lecture to focus on Abraham Lincoln

...Evening at Egan lecture will be "The Southerner: Abraham Lincoln as a White Supremacist Hero" led by David the beginning of the 20th century re-imagined Abraham Lincoln as a lifelong believer in white supremacy and a man...
Lincoln Foundation offers nationwide high school essay contest

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation has offered a project for high students are invited to write an essay of exactly 272 words on Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address or an issue that inspires their passion...
Don't judge a book (club) by its cover

...Meir, the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, who lived for many years in Higgins' hometown of Milwaukee, Wisc. Abraham Lincoln came up - at least 10 minutes of the book club meeting was spent discussing freedom and slavery, and if people thought...
Slack Tide: There's more to Memorial Day than Bermuda shorts and potato salad

...decorating ceremonies also took place following various future battles, the surrender at Appomattox and President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Hence the original name, "Decoration Day," even though as far as holiday decorations go...
High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

...of this Cup," Rebelo said in a recent interview at his office, adorned with busts of Mao Zedong, Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln. "If any corruption is proven, it will go through our legal system and punishments will be handed out for anyone...


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