Skip to comments.Great New Ad Skewers Obama Arrogance in Rating Himself the 4th Best President Ever – Video
Posted on 12/22/2011 3:04:51 PM PST by Federalist Patriot
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It is possible he is confusing greatness with spending more than all the Presidents conbined?
Exactly! That is greatness in his Socialist mind.
He can only remember the names of 3 former presidents , so in his mind there are/were only 4 presidents
Lincoln was one of the worst in your opinion?
Lincoln was THE worst. He singlehandedly destroyed the government bequeathed to us by Jefferson and Madison. (I won't even mention the dead.)
In 1869 a Harvard Professor wrote, "It is as if I am not living in the country of my birth." Think about this. He didn't live in the South. The war never came to Harvard Square. He never owned slaves.
All the cr@p you've been fed about "Honest Abe" is one humongous myth. I say this as a Yankee who has never lived south of Jones Beach (on Long Island, NY). I just have learned that all they teach you in high school isn't all there is to learn.
Alligator mouth and mosquito ass. Ass expected....
Worth a chuckle - and it’d be a knee-slapper if it weren’t such a sad commentary on present-day America.
It’s difficult to laugh out loud at this arrogant, misguided and addled imbecile when the nation is on the ropes.
Maybe when he’s out of office and the damage has been undone.
Ah yes, it's so much better to get your opinions about politicians from Harvard University professors. They're always been a bastion of truth about current events, right? Silly me, I never believed my college professors claiming Bush "lied" about Iraq and I don't think those NY Yankees in the 1860s drank the "Lincoln is a war criminal" kool-aid either.
But you're a "yankee" (never heard anyone else from the North call themselves that, but okay...) who thinks it's completely Abe's fault for the civil war and buys the "war of northern aggression" stuff when the south declared slavery was an eternal "right" and fired on the north first. Somehow, Lincoln was to blame and not the slave owners.
Hey, I think I found your political soul mates:
Up yours, Pal.
I used to live in New York State, but moved to VA 5 years ago, but even before that I was not thrilled with Abe.
He suspended Habeous Corpus, and did damage to states rights. I am not saying he was the worst, but I see quite a few better.
Loved the “Sponsored by Solyndra” at the beginning. Lol!
Same to you, buddy. Northerners who sympathize with the confederate cause and deny they were promoting slavery deserve as much respect as Jews who sympathize with Palestinian terrorists and say the holocaust is a “lie”. The fact you cited a “Harvard professor” as source immediately shows you have zero credibility. It’s scary what kind of people are in academia to skew history to suit their agenda. Some of the worst Supreme Court justices were former “Harvard professors”
I would save the Union. I would save it the shortest way under the Constitution. The sooner the national authority can be restored; the nearer the Union will be "the Union as it was." If there be those who would not save the Union, unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about slavery, and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union. I shall do less whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause, and I shall do more whenever I shall believe doing more will help the cause. I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors; and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views. I have here stated my purpose according to my view of official duty; and I intend no modification of my oft-expressed personal wish that all men everywhere could be free. Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lin
From my own modern perspective I don’t like some things Lincoln did, even for his noble purpose. First income tax, military draft, suspended the writ of habeas corpus.
The civil war was the worst period in our nation’s history. Terrible means were used to achieve good ends.
But I’m sure glad the vile Confederates lost. They weren’t concerned with “State’s rights” as some claim. They wanted the federal government to force Northern states to return escaped slaves after all!!! The new GOP Congress passed a constitutional amendment that would have prevented the abolition of slavery by the federal government. Not good enough for them, they were concerned about not only keeping but spreading slavery to the new states and they didn’t give much of a damn how people in those new states may have felt.
Ron Paul thinks the federal government should have just bought and freed all the slaves. Ha! That Ron Paul. Conventional wisdom is that war was inevitable.
Anyhow as usual I digress. What I wanted to tell you is how ridiculous it is to compare Lincoln to our horrible 20th and 21st Century socialist Presidents. Our first truly terrible President was Woodrow Wilson.
If I had to pick a “worst President” candidate from Lincoln’s period it would have been his immediate predecessor the do nothing Buchanan.
Yes, but to “fix” the country today, those same things, and much more will need to be done.
“Terrible means were used to achieve good ends.”
That’s where we're headed.
“If I had to pick a worst President...it would have been his immediate predecessor the do nothing Buchanan.”
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