Comparing Obama to Lincoln

I’ve always been of the (rather uninformed, I’m ashamed to admit) opinion that Lincoln really wasn’t a great President, that he was, in essence, a tyrant. Walter Williams, as he is wont to do, provides perhaps the most cogent reasons why in: President Obama’s Inauguration: President Obama was sworn into office placing his hand on […]

I Knew Abraham Lincoln, and Mr. Obama–You’re No Abraham Lincoln

The only thing that’s truly “eery” about any coincidental similarities between Obama and Lincoln are that they’re being brought up in serious conversation: The similarities are eerily similar. Both Abraham Lincoln and President-elect Barack Obama were not from Illinois but became two of the state’s top politicians. They were both criticized for being too inexperienced […]