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150th anniversary of suspension of habeas corpus

Every once in a while The First Gay President likes to associate himself with Pres. Lincoln.  Perhaps this is from his connection with Illinois?  Perhaps because he has delusions of grandeur?  Perhaps it’s because he would like to suspend habeas … Continue reading

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19 November 1863: The Gettysburg Address

Four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg, on the afternoon of Thursday 19 November 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a “few appropriate remarks” at the dedication of the cemetery for fallen soldiers.
After a 13,607 word speech by … Continue reading

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