Skip to comments.Obama (Again) Compared To Lincoln
Posted on 11/15/2012 4:59:20 PM PST by WXRGina
In an interview on NBC's Nightly News, "Lincoln" director Steven Spielberg drew comparisons between the iconic 16th president, and Barack Obama.
"Lincoln advocated things that we hold dear today, like class warfare, gay marriage, and giving everybody a free cell phone," said Spielberg. "He advocated that government can be a positive force for the good of all people, especially if you're lazy and not white."
Interviewer Kevin Tibbles went on to equate the turbulent times of Lincoln's presidency (Civil War, slavery, etc.) with the "partisan bickering" of Obama's. Tibbles' comment reportedly earned him a starting spot in next year's Major Media Special Olympics.
obamma will need to git a lot more of our people killed before he can be compared to lincoln or even lyndon johnson. may they all burn in hell
Obama (Again) Compared To Lincoln and remember Lincoln was shot in the head by an actor
The MSM’s Love Affair with Obama is real and true. To not know him is to love him!
The real Lincoln wanted to ship all the Africans back to Africa. It’s true and easy to look up.
We live in a Pravda style USA now, where history is being whitewashed and rewritten on a daily basis.
The best thing that we can ALL do, is TURN OFF THE TV’S, AND START READING.
I think I’m gonna be sick now....
Why hasn’t it been reported that 0bama has also been compared to the devil,
Marx, Stalin, Mao ....
HA! Quite right! :-)
Obama makes Bill Clinton look like Honest Abe.
Yeah, I’ve been feeling sick since last Wednesday morning. I can’t seem to shake it.
Good one, Bobalu!
We’ve come full circle, Haffast! :-/
You must be thinking of jefferson. Lincoln - and Robert E. Lee supported voluntary emigration.
Obama is no Abraham Lincoln. People are ignorant if they suggest the two are similar in any way. Mr. Lincoln worked hard both physically and intellectually to work his way out of poverty. Obama had everything handed to him on the silver platter of affirmative action and other sinister forces that I suspect helped finance the fiction that is Obama.
The reality of Abraham Lincoln, he was a natural born American who became President. The fiction of Abraham Lincoln he was a vampire slayer.
The fiction of Obama, he was born an American citizen, so he was eligible to run for and be elected President.
The reality of Obama, he was born an American citizen with British citizenship rights which should preclude him from running for president because people with foreign citizenship or foreign citizenship rights are not eligible to become President of the U.S.
Yep. And besides all that, I don’t believe Lincoln hated America.
Considering the fact Lincoln was assassinated by J.W. Booth, Obozo may wish to give consideration to being compared to someone else.
“Can we PLEASE have a little levity in all this post-coup crap?”
Get ready to laugh when “Lincoln” tanks at the box office, just like “Amistad” did.
George Lincoln Rockwell
I’ll bet Lincoln would have never even thought of urging people to look at voting as “revenge” - what a disgrace......
No, I’m thinking of Abraham Lincoln.
I recommend “Forced into Glory” by Lerone Bennett, Jr.
No one person in American history has benefited more from revisionism than Lincoln.
If Bennett suggests that Lincoln advocated forcible expulsion (as jefferson advocated) then he is a liar.
Abraham Lincoln, 1857, Springfield, in his own words:
“I have said that the separation of the races is the only perfect preventive of amalgamation. I have no right to say all the members of the Republican party are in favor of this, nor to say that as a party they are in favor of it. There is nothing in their platform directly on the subject. But I can say a very large proportion of its members are for it, and that the chief plank in their platform “opposition to the spread of slavery” is most favorable to that separation.
Such separation, is ever effected at all, must be effected by colonization; and no political party, as such, is now doing anything directly for colonization. Party operations at present only favor or retard colonization incidentally. The enterprise is a difficult one; but ‘when there is a will there is a way;’ and what colonization needs most is a hearty will. Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest. Let us be brought to believe it is morally right, and, at the same time, favorable to, or, at least, not against, our interest, to transfer the African to his native clime, and we shall find a way to do it, however great the task may be. The children of Israel, to such numbers as to include four hundred thousand fighting men, went out of Egyptian bondage in a body.7”
Now, I’m not sure that means “forcible expulsion;” I don’t think so. But it does mean what I originally stated, that Lincoln was in favor of shipping the slaves back to Africa, and he said himself “and we shall find a way to do it, however great the task may be.”
I was hoping that you could see the difference between voluntary repatriation and forcible expulsion or eviction. And he wasn’t wedded to the idea of colonization for freed slaves but rather was exploring all the options.
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