Current Topics
Trump Forum
by rporter314
19 minutes 45 seconds ago
Donald Trump: Our national nightmare
by Greger
19 minutes 55 seconds ago
Reader Rant Roundtable for January, 2017
by Jim D (FreeThinker)
Today at 07:55 PM
WhiteHouse.gov: All LGBT references removed
by Jeffery J. Haas
Yesterday at 08:52 PM
Populism: Exclusive vs Inclusive Groups
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 06:50 PM
"Let the Record Show"
by Ujest Shurly
Yesterday at 05:28 PM
Women taking it to the street
by Ujest Shurly
Yesterday at 05:10 PM
SNL's Putin Congratulates America on Trump’s Inauguration – ‘We Did It'
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 10:22 AM
Trump Admin suspends reduction of FHA insurance premium rates
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 05:08 AM
intelligence, manning and snowden
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 04:30 AM
rump signs sweeping order that could gut Obamacare
by jgw
01/21/17 09:27 PM
Change? Hypocrisy thrives in Washington
by Jeffery J. Haas
01/21/17 05:49 AM
A resilient economy
by logtroll
01/20/17 11:43 PM
Length of Inaugural Addresses
by Golem
01/20/17 07:47 PM
Small Honor: Tiny Moth Named for Trump
by logtroll
01/20/17 01:17 PM
Forum Stats
6206 Members
57 Forums
15706 Topics
271815 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 05:08 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#225700 - 06/14/12 07:50 PM 4 reasons Abraham Lincoln wouldn't win GOP nom.
NW Ponderer Offline
Moderator
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 09/09/11
Posts: 14808
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.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich

Top
#225730 - 06/15/12 02:59 AM Re: 4 reasons Abraham Lincoln wouldn't win GOP nom. [Re: NW Ponderer]
pondering_it_all Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 6224
Loc: North San Diego County
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!

Top

Who's Online
1 registered (1 invisible), 39 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Curmudgeonvt, yloge, joebialek123, DulkreeSon, FordrernSon
6206 Registered Users
A2