We are in a very divided moment, and when divisions run that deep, centralized decision-making can make it worse. But that’s no argument for secession.
During Rep. Joe Kennedy’s response to Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, the Democratic congressman got wrecked on the Internet.
Our Thanksgiving celebration originated in our nation’s worst period of turmoil and bloodshed: the Civil War. Its lessons can help us today.
Vandals burned a century-old bust of Abraham Lincoln, revealing that the violent campaign to scrub America of its Confederate past isn’t about the Confederacy at all.
Progressives are outraged that a new HBO series will depict a modern-day Confederacy. But they have more in common with the Confederacy than they realize.
To celebrate the Fourth of July, CNN tweeted out quotes from notable Americans including one from Abraham Lincoln. The thing is, it’s fake.
Despite its roots in American independence, the Fourth of July is incomplete without understanding and celebrating Lincoln too.
As radical as they are, lefty extremists’ position is at least useful in making us rethink the elevation of Confederate leaders to undeserved heights.
Of the 44 persons who have served as president, only one ever received a Letters Patent for an invention: a man whose 208th birthday we commemorate on February 12.
Comparing either Trump or Obama to Lincoln isn’t necessarily a positive exercise. Regardless, Trump is clearly the heir-apparent.
If Trump wants to succeed, he should take his inaugural cues from Abraham Lincoln and Richard Nixon, who called for unity in times of deep division.
‘I recommend to [the American people]…that they do…fervently implore the interposition of the Almighty hand to heal the wounds of the nation and to restore it…’
A presidential election holds serious consequences. But if the republic can’t survive one bad executive, then it’s already dead.
Congress in 1866 was concerned about an unpopular, reactionary president using the Supreme Court to restrict the people’s rights. In 2017, we will likely find ourselves in a similar spot.
Senior Editors David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway debate Donald Trump’s surprising performance, the moderators’ odd decisions, and whether town halls are from Satan.
Twenty-one-year-old digital colorizer Marina Amaral can show you Abraham Lincoln as if his photo were taken yesterday.
Dueling would provide a much-needed corrective to our increasingly vulgar and reckless politics.
Republicans do not have a monopoly on constitutional purity, but they don’t have a monopoly on podium-thumping, fire breathers either.
Alexander Gardner’s work not only covered portraits of the famous and infamous, the battlefields and the dead, but images of an America entering a new and very different age.
Kim Davis may be taking her religious liberty too far. But she’s right that Obergefell is unjust.
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