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#225700 - 06/14/12 03:50 PM 4 reasons Abraham Lincoln wouldn't win GOP nom.
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4 reasons Abraham Lincoln wouldn't win the GOP nomination in 2012 - CSMonitor:
1. Lincoln 'invented' income tax
2. He didn't advertise his faith
3. He wasn't a looker
4. He tended toward moderate positions and long, complex arguments
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

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#225730 - 06/14/12 10:59 PM Re: 4 reasons Abraham Lincoln wouldn't win GOP nom. [Re: NW Ponderer]
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He also did something to benefit poor black folks, at the expense of rich, white plantation owners. And not one of those "businessmen" were compensated for the seizure of their property!


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