Republicans are no longer the Party of Lincoln

The nomination of Corey Stewart for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia, and the president’s embrace of him, means that the Republicans can no longer call themselves the Party of Lincoln. It’s just that simple. Abraham Lincoln was the first Republican president, and the entirety of his time in office was dedicated to settling theContinue reading “Republicans are no longer the Party of Lincoln”

It’s Lincoln or secession, but not both

There’s a petition online asking for Texas to be allowed to secede from the Union. This is as idiotic as an idea can possibly be, because it flies in the face of American history. To wit: Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. The slaveholding South decided they were not willing to abide this electoralContinue reading “It’s Lincoln or secession, but not both”