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It's Time To Consider The Words of Abraham Lincoln Come November: A Personal View

Balladeer-PWCM-POTL 2012/02/28 02:55:39
we are in primaries...super Tuesday and over 400 delegates up for grabs is rapidly approaching. and after the dust of that and the rest of the primaries and FINALLY the greatest test of this nation since the Civil War.

Since THIS election is probably the most important we , as a nation, has experienced SINCE the 1860's maybe we need to listen to the words of the man himself

“At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? By what means shall we fortify against it?-- Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step across the Ocean, and crush us at a blow? Never!--All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Bonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.
At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide”

Abraham Lincoln-1838


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  • goatman112003 2012/02/28 03:30:33
    goatman112003
    +5
    This was prelude to the better description of a house divided cannot stand. We are coming close to that point whether we survive in history or join the ashes of many other nations.

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  • PrettieReptar 2012/02/29 07:02:49
    PrettieReptar
    I'm gonna read and speak though the lines on this one. Obama looks to Lincoln as his hero and role model. Scary thought.
  • Ballade... Prettie... 2012/02/29 07:07:03
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    he SAYS he does..Obama lies a lot...my guess is that he looks to Lenin more than lincoln
  • Prettie... Ballade... 2012/02/29 07:30:43
    PrettieReptar
    Idk bout that. I don't judge based on words but actions.
  • Catch224u 2012/02/29 00:58:15
    Catch224u
    As a southerner, I'm really not to keen on Mr. Lincoln and his war of northern aggression and invasion, but I do agree that our destruction as a nation will come from within.
  • Ballade... Catch224u 2012/02/29 01:26:12
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    be comforted THIS time around the Rebel Battle Ensign will be on the side of the angels
  • Catch224u Ballade... 2012/02/29 02:38:41
    Catch224u
    Like we were not the first time around? But yea we'll be there. Always have been.
  • Ballade... Catch224u 2012/02/29 07:06:20
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    I will be fighting at your side or actually making sure you guys are well fed...send me back a deer and I will make it into vittles
  • Murph 65 2012/02/28 16:27:52
    Murph 65
    +3
    Lincoln had a penchant for hitting the proverbial nail on the head. His words were true for his time and more than true for our time. Unfortunately, it seems like we are running as fast as we can to completely ruin, screw up, destroy the greatest experiment with freedom the world has ever seen.
  • jmc07806-PWCM-JLA 2012/02/28 12:07:21
    jmc07806-PWCM-JLA
    +2
    I wonder what he would think of a Senate that has not passed a budget in almost 3 years in violation of the Constitition
  • Wolfman 2012/02/28 08:02:49
    Wolfman
    +1
    Lincoln was a war criminal who stomped all over the Constitution.
  • Ballade... Wolfman 2012/02/28 19:29:42
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +1
    agreed....to save the nation the republic and the Constitution he went way beyond it...and suceeded without becoming a dicatator
  • Wolfman Ballade... 2012/02/28 19:35:24
    Wolfman
    +1
    But instead installed a powerful Federal government that continues to grow and dominates the states with unconstitutional control in education, energy, Obamacare, etc. Thanks, Abe.
  • Ballade... Wolfman 2012/02/29 01:26:52
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    can't blame him you want the father of our current government look to Wilson for THAT
  • Wolfman Ballade... 2012/02/29 06:35:55
    Wolfman
    It was Lincoln that began it. And he killed 625,000 Americans to make sure it stuck.
  • Ballade... Wolfman 2012/02/29 06:48:11
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    because of that.. if the nation needs it's rebels you will sit on the sidelines?
  • Wolfman Ballade... 2012/02/29 06:58:26
    Wolfman
    Not at all. But don't lead the parade with a war criminal like Lincoln.
  • Red_Horse 2012/02/28 06:33:28
  • Ballade... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 06:34:57
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +3
    traitors in our midst hasn't changed we have obama and the socialists...he had the 'copperheads' and the 'know nothings'
  • Red_Horse Ballade... 2012/02/28 06:39:04
  • Ballade... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 06:42:50
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +3
    we all will be , my friend...if Obama wins...Wyoming will likely get a population surge
  • Red_Horse Ballade... 2012/02/28 06:48:52
  • Ballade... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 06:52:03 (edited)
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +3
    THEN we will go down fighting..my optimism stems from my knowledge of history....of people that KNEW they were over matched and gave literally a blood sacrifice to free their land....and I am not talking about the founding fathers....i am talking about the Irish Rebels in 1916..we aren't finished...or , again IF we are...then by God we will go down fighting as the last Americans
  • Red_Horse Ballade... 2012/02/28 06:54:19 (edited)
  • Ballade... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 06:59:13
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +1
    we will see how THEY do....since it's the bicentennial of the War of 1812 this anecdote is worth noting after his defeat of Napoleon , The duke of Wellington was offered the Supreme command over forces in north america...HE TURNED THEM DOWN...in essence saying 'the country is too big you will never subjugate america...and The Duke was right.....remeber THIS my friend in the coming conflict..'tactics win battles..but LOGISTICS wins wars' interrupt logistics and a modern army falls apart
  • Red_Horse Ballade... 2012/02/28 07:08:07
  • Ballade... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 07:14:35
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +1
    then we will go down fighting
  • Red_Horse Ballade... 2012/02/28 07:16:22
  • Ballade... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 07:18:35
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +1
    Neat i like that
  • TheTrut... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 07:15:34
    TheTruth1313
    +2
    Either way Obama does need to go.
  • Red_Horse TheTrut... 2012/02/28 07:17:47
  • TheTrut... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 08:07:02
    TheTruth1313
    +3
    I hope you are right. I still can't believe that, after all that the idiot has done, that there are still morons out there that would vote for the socialist fraud again.
  • Red_Horse TheTrut... 2012/02/28 08:09:47
  • TheTrut... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 08:15:03
    TheTruth1313
    +2
    It would be hard to disagree with you there.
  • TheTrut... Red_Horse 2012/02/28 07:14:51
    TheTruth1313
    +2
    One of our slight hopes is that there will be a revolt by said forces. That could make things interesting.
  • Red_Horse TheTrut... 2012/02/28 07:18:09
  • TheTrut... Ballade... 2012/02/28 07:13:01
    TheTruth1313
    +1
    I may be headed to Thailand myself
  • Ballade... TheTrut... 2012/02/28 07:15:13
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +1
    good for you America in Exile...poised to come back eventually
  • TheTrut... Ballade... 2012/02/28 08:07:52
    TheTruth1313
    +2
    Perhaps. Gone, but, not done fighting at the least.
  • Catch224u TheTrut... 2012/02/29 12:30:46
    Catch224u
    +1
    Ever heard of Americana, Sao Paulo Brazil ? Check it out.
  • TheTrut... Catch224u 2012/02/29 20:39:44
    TheTruth1313
    Ok I will. thx

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