Category Archives: Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and Saving the Union

MaryElizabethSings  on Jay Bookman’s blog, 4/25/16:  (Link: ” . . .I have here stated my purpose according to my view of official duty (to save the Union first), and I intend no modification of my oft-expressed personal wish that … Continue reading

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In Praise of America and Her Founders, as July 4th Nears, Once Again

In commemoration of the founding of America, on July 4, 1776, I thought that my words on July 2nd, in response to another poster on an Atlanta Journal-Constitution blog, were especially apt in honoring our nation and her founders, as … Continue reading

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On Money and “Evil”

In this year’s presidental election, it seems that Republicans have placed an inordinate priority upon having personal wealth. Below are a few remarks I made this evening on a local journalist’s blog on this subject. I hope readers of “Mary Elizabeth … Continue reading

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