Contemporary Lincoln, Part 3: Hypocritical Figureheads

Address to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois¬†¬†¬† Abraham Lincoln’s Speech and how it pertains to the current situation of the United States, Part 3 As a reminder, I am working through the speech Lincoln gave in 1838 to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois sentence by sentence and putting it into current … Continue reading

Address to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln’s Speech and how it pertains to the current situation of the United States, Part 1 There has been plenty of talk and chatter lately about the Occupy Wall Street protests and their ‘misguided and profane intentions.’ My intention is to bring forth the words of one of the country’s greatest orator and leader, … Continue reading