Browsing the archives for the Abraham Lincoln tag

The Senate’s biggest carpetbagger was a Democrat

When you think “carpetbagger”, you think Hillary Clinton in a Yankees hat. But the original carpetbagger was Democrat Senator James A. Shields, who served as Senator from not one…not two…but three different states. Shields originally was elected as a war hero, although it doesn’t seem he was much of a hero: Shields had successfully turned […]

“…Government of the politicians…against the people…”

Welcome to the United States of America!  It’s the greatest country on Earth! Why is it the greatest country on Earth?  Well, according to President Obama, it’s because we live here.  If we lived in France, then France would be the greatest country on Earth.  I agree, but only to the point that a person […]