Abraham Lincoln

Sept. 17 is of historical note

Monday, Sept. 17, marks one of those historical turning-point events with major consequences to this country. (It is) a day not unlike Pearl Harbor, 9/11, or unlikely battle victor ...

Police get away with too much

The letter to the editor by Peg Sills of Aug. 3 on bigots is right on! While not original with Abraham Lincoln, his comment, “Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely, ...

United States is more than a nation of Christians

I cannot but disagree with Elly Derr’s letter of April 14. We are not a Christian nation. We are a nation of many religions and of non-religious people. Ms. Derr quoted George Wa ...

Excuse me, Mr. President, we are a Christian nation

How dare President Obama say this is not a Christian nation! It is a slap in the face to all Americans who have always considered ourselves a Christian nation. It is to our shame t ...

Obama quotes Lincoln but similarity ends there

A quote from Abraham Lincoln: “You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it. You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person ...