Gettysburg Address

Former GOP congressman says there was no man-of-the-year award at a state event six years ago, even though the president keeps boasting that there was.
Trump's embrace of white nationalism further proves is incompetency as a leader.
Mastering the Art of Incoherence Somewhere in this world, my eighth-grade English teacher ― and everybody else of that generation
Hard to imagine The Great Emancipator making wild charges and slurs as Trump does. In fact, can there be anything more ludicrous?
The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget Celebrity Apprentice, which got tremendous ratings -- the number one show -- and should have won the Emmy if the system wasn't rigged, believe me.
Twelve score years ago our founders brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to
Twelve score years ago our forefathers, all four of them, brought forth on this continent a newly constructed nation, conceived in competition and dedicated to the proposition that most people are losers and only a few of us get to be winners.
My recent trip to Washington, D.C. had me thinking about how I fit into the fabric of American life. Ever since the fatal date of September 11th, 2001 I have been at odds about whether I feel truly at home living in America.
Two centuries and nearly two decades ago, our fathers brought forth a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. We have improved since that time. "Men" has come to include women. African Americans have acquired their other two-fifths.
As I understand it Memorial Day began out of the conflict of the Civil War. An effort to acknowledge the sacrifice of all those who perished in what was, at the time, the costliest loss of American life to war.
As my daughter and I cut and chopped apples and pureed pumpkin I got to pretend -- for a millisecond -- that my Currier and Ives, Norman Rockwell-esqe existence was true ... and that others get to share it, as well. But I know the truth.
"Business" is only mentioned once in the founding document. Article 1, Section 5 of the Constitution states that for each
Lincoln proclaimed, "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." That stanza could not have been farther from the truth. Even the "United States Colored Troops," as they were called, couldn't die equal.
With all due respect to Sen. McCain, I have a different take on this. I, too, am outraged by the lack of care that many of our veterans have received, but I'm not at all bewildered by it. In fact, I saw it coming for years.
Making students stand up and say the pledge each morning is not a jingoistic act of American imperialism or a violation of a student's rights, as some would argue. It's simply a statement of patriotism.
As we marked the 150th anniversary on November 19 of this powerful speech, the same struggle continues today in communities from coast to coast -- the fight for freedom and equality is far from over.