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O TO ARRIVE IN A 'LINCOLN':INAUGURAL THEMES WILL HARKEN BACK TO GREAT EMANCIPATOR
New York Post ^ | 1/13/2009 | Clemente Lisi

Posted on 01/13/2009 9:26:14 AM PST by mojito

Edited on 01/13/2009 9:33:59 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

In what will be a Lincoln-themed inauguration from top to bottom, Obama won't only follow in the footsteps of the former president - he'll also eat like him, it was announced yesterday.

Obama's jampacked Abe-apalooza moved into high gear with an announcement from the Congressional Inaugural Committee that it will hold a luncheon next Tuesday following the swearing-in ceremony that's modeled after foods Lincoln enjoyed.


(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


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Can anyone say "overreaching"?
1 posted on 01/13/2009 9:26:15 AM PST by mojito
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To: mojito
What will an 0bama "emancipation" look like?


2 posted on 01/13/2009 9:28:41 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: mojito

I can. Overreaching!

From Great Emancipator
to Great Constipator...


3 posted on 01/13/2009 9:29:01 AM PST by null and void (Hey 0bama, now that you've caught the car, what are you going to do with it, hmmm?)
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To: mojito

and the sheep will eat it up like a good like flock..

gross


4 posted on 01/13/2009 9:30:09 AM PST by alaskamomma
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To: mojito

He already has a crazy wife, let’s see if a Civil War will follow in 0bama’s continuing homage to Lincoln.


5 posted on 01/13/2009 9:30:31 AM PST by Lou Budvis ("I did not have sex with that woman..." = "I did not have contact with the governor..")
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To: mojito

Can you imagine a Republican acting like this about Lincoln?
The MSM would be mocking him/her and calling it “creepy.”


6 posted on 01/13/2009 9:30:52 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: mojito

“”It’s always good to model yourself after a great president,” said Eric Foner, a professor of American history at Columbia University. “The proof will be in the pudding.””

Here’s some ‘pudding’ for Barak about slavery.

In a response to a New York Tribune editorial he wrote a letter to Editor Andrew Greeley explaining why slaves were being freed. He stated:
“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”

Too bad Obama and the rest of our ‘leaders’ aren’t willing to stop the race baiting to save our ‘union’.


7 posted on 01/13/2009 9:31:27 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925)
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To: mojito

Based on the title, I thought the article would be about how Ford won the bid for a new Presidential limo fleet.


8 posted on 01/13/2009 9:31:42 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: mojito

Obama wants to be a Republican?

That’s too white.


9 posted on 01/13/2009 9:32:27 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: mojito

Will he be switching his skullcap for a Stovepipe hat for the day?


10 posted on 01/13/2009 9:32:59 AM PST by 444Flyer (Blame Hamas)
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To: mojito

Has anyone told this foreigner what happened to Lincoln?


11 posted on 01/13/2009 9:33:04 AM PST by usmcobra (Your chances of dying in bed are reduced by getting out of it, but most people still die in bed)
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To: mojito
The inaugural recipes (for foodie FReepers):

http://www.nypost.com/seven/01122009/news/nationalnews/recipes.pdf

12 posted on 01/13/2009 9:33:25 AM PST by mojito
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To: AuntB

Ironic that 0bama attempts to drape himself with the trappings of Lincoln who, de facto, ended slavery in America (even if it wasn’t his intent),

while Zero embraces policies that enslave more Americans than ever were during pre-civil war America.


13 posted on 01/13/2009 9:33:42 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: mojito

You just can’t put enought lipstick on that pig.

But does it ever dawn on “the One” that Lincoln was a Republican?


14 posted on 01/13/2009 9:34:04 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: mojito

Yes, this is creepy. If I remember correctly, Lincoln’s inauguration was followed by a scuffle on an island in the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina, followed by a brawl somewhere in the Virginia woods near the nation’s capital.

I also recall that the theme of Lincoln’s presidency was that the union of states could not be broken apart. Is the theme of Obama’s presidency the Hegelian dream that the state, once established, is eternal?

My son and I watched the film “Red Dawn” this weekend. He’s 10 years old. We had a long discussion about freedom and liberty, and what people have to do to protect their liberty. Right now he’s running around the house yelling, “Wolverines!”

We’ll see how Lincolnesque Obama really is. Maybe he’s more like Lincoln Chaffee? LOL


15 posted on 01/13/2009 9:34:44 AM PST by redpoll
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To: MrB

“Welcome to 2009 emancipation, whitey.”


16 posted on 01/13/2009 9:35:47 AM PST by vox_freedom ("If God be for us, who is against us?" -- Romans 8:31)
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To: AuntB

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/Articles/Eric%20Foner.htm

Birds of a feather: Eric Foner, “neo-Marxist professor of history ...”


18 posted on 01/13/2009 9:36:44 AM PST by tumblindice
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To: mojito

How does the saying go? He is not worthy to tie Abe Lincoln’s shoes.

To make it perfectly clear, I am speaking about his record and his character, not his color.

What a creep. I thought the Abe Lincoln train ride was bad enough, but this really is pathologically narcissistic.

The only thing you can say in favor of his Abe Lincoln act is that it’s a little less bizarre than his earlier Messiah act. But it comes from the same habit of totally unreal, pathological narcissism.


19 posted on 01/13/2009 9:38:00 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: 444Flyer

Yes, but he’s going to wear it backwards, gangsta-style. ;-)


20 posted on 01/13/2009 9:38:25 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (There ARE two Americas: "God's children" and the tax payers)
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To: mojito
Obama won't only follow in the footsteps of the former president - he'll also eat like him

Is he going to hunt his own game?

(Maybe he should ask Cheney to go with him...)

21 posted on 01/13/2009 9:39:48 AM PST by mikrofon (Barack Obama - the Backwardsman)
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To: mojito

Great Emancipator?

If he really gets his way with the economy, he’ll ultimately be the Great Emaciator.


22 posted on 01/13/2009 9:39:58 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: mojito

The problem in having a showboating President is that America’s position in the world calls for spine and character in its President.

We shall soon see what Obama is made of.


23 posted on 01/13/2009 9:40:58 AM PST by OldNavyVet (Character counts)
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To: Cicero

I agree with your post.

I have read enough about Lincoln and while I can’t profess to be an expert, I suspect that Lincoln would be less than impressed with Barack Obama holding the same office as he did.


24 posted on 01/13/2009 9:41:51 AM PST by MplsSteve
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To: vox_freedom

Some little things are slipping to let us see what their plans truly are.

Bobby Rush, former Black Panther, introducing draconian gun control laws, including the need to have a (gov’t issued) license to OWN and POSESS firearms.

Hmmm... wonder who will be “approved” and who won’t?


25 posted on 01/13/2009 9:42:27 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: alaskamomma
and the sheep will eat it up like a good like flock..

The sheep think they elected Denzel...a Hollywood celeb...much more comforting than real life, war, working hard, drudgery, saving money, paying for your own mtg, health insurance, etc.

I would guess there are only about 30% of REAL Americans left anymore.
26 posted on 01/13/2009 9:43:49 AM PST by roses of sharon ("No socialist system can be established without a political police.", Churchill -1945)
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To: mojito

27 posted on 01/13/2009 9:44:07 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Ronald Reagan had a vision of America. Barack Obama has a vision of Barack Obama.)
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To: Cicero

This is creepy beyond belief. But then, everything about our first foreign president is creepy beyond belief.


28 posted on 01/13/2009 9:44:12 AM PST by livius
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To: mojito
I'd like to see that prissy, effete, urban pansy 0bama try his hand at rail-splitting.

The only "Lincoln" he knows anything about is a Town Car.

29 posted on 01/13/2009 9:44:12 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: mojito

Most presidents actually DID something worthwhile first and then received acclaim. This guy looks like he skipped a step.

As Mark Twain said-”Even a hen doesn’t start to cackle until after it lays its eggs”


30 posted on 01/13/2009 9:44:30 AM PST by Mac from Cleveland (Joe Biden behind a microphone is like Ted Kennedy behind a steering wheel)
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To: mojito
It's gotten so bad that the "real news" can't be discerned from The Onion.
31 posted on 01/13/2009 9:45:13 AM PST by BuckyKat
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To: mojito
He will probably also ride in Lincoln:

I can just hear the bass beat pounding:

BOOM....BOOM.....BOOM... BOOM....BOOM....BOOM.....

32 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:28 AM PST by Michael.SF. ("They're not Americans. They're liberals! "-- Ann Coulter, May 15, 2008)
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To: mojito
The backdrop for the luncheon will be Lincoln-esque as well - the painting "View of the Yosemite Valley" by Thomas Hill, borrowed from the New-York Historical Society.

The painting, which will hang behind Obama, is a landscape of Yosemite Valley at dawn - representing Lincoln's signing of the 1864 Yosemite Grant that set aside the land as a public reserve.

I think this is ironic with all the volcanic activity in Yosemite.

There may soon be a new view of the Yosemite valley


33 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:46 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 78:35 And they remembered that God was their ROCK, And the Most High God their Redeemer.)
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To: AuntB

His ancestors were slave traders!!! Why are descendants of slaves in the US so happy with his election??


34 posted on 01/13/2009 9:49:11 AM PST by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: mikrofon

Post of the day!


35 posted on 01/13/2009 9:49:30 AM PST by null and void (Hey 0bama, now that you've caught the car, what are you going to do with it, hmmm?)
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To: MrLee

Because MrLee, they vote out of ignorance and racial identity. Divide and conquer is the name of this old game.


36 posted on 01/13/2009 9:50:53 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925)
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To: mojito

I’m going to enjoy being in the counterculture. Young people will soon easily understand the stupidity of the new ruling class, and when they learn what it’s costing them....


37 posted on 01/13/2009 9:51:52 AM PST by polymuser (Bye, bye Miss American Pie.)
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To: mojito
So 0bama prefers Lincolns to Cadillacs. So what?!




The Linclon is clearly more stylish.


38 posted on 01/13/2009 9:52:57 AM PST by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging! ~ I am Joe!)
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To: AuntB

Thank you for giving me a bit of information that my history teachers failed to bring up.


39 posted on 01/13/2009 9:54:35 AM PST by TheZMan (Troll since 2004, apparently.)
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To: mojito
O TO ARRIVE IN A 'LINCOLN': INAUGURAL THEMES WILL HARKEN BACK TO GREAT EMANCIPATOR

I reckon it's sort of a good thing that Obama is seeking to model himself after a great Republican President.

40 posted on 01/13/2009 9:54:54 AM PST by snarks_when_bored
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To: mojito

41 posted on 01/13/2009 9:55:21 AM PST by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: AuntB

And, isn’t he more white than black? I guess I’m glad I’m 60 instead of 20......


42 posted on 01/13/2009 9:57:23 AM PST by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: BuckyKat
It's gotten so bad that the "real news" can't be discerned from The Onion.

I actually went back to the top of the page to check to see if it was The Onion after reading your comment. It's has gotten bad.

43 posted on 01/13/2009 9:59:29 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Hey Obama, why lawyer up when you can pony up? Show us your vault copy BC)
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To: mojito

Complete with inaugural outfit. Tophat included.

44 posted on 01/13/2009 10:00:34 AM PST by OB1kNOb (Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.)
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To: MrLee

“I guess I’m glad I’m 60 instead of 20......”

I hear ya. I’m beginning to see the value of being 61 with this mess coming down. I’m ashamed of the mess being left to my children.


45 posted on 01/13/2009 10:01:14 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925)
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To: mojito

Paying tribute to Lincoln (as opposed to Obama being Lincolnesque which he is not) is fine.

I’m sure Obama knows the left teaches that Lincoln was a racist who didn’t free any slaves. So Obam praising Lincoln strikes me as odd.


46 posted on 01/13/2009 10:02:37 AM PST by Williams (It's The Policies, Stupid.)
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To: mojito
Let's hope Barry's term isn't a mirror of Lincoln's.

Abraham Lincoln - Tyrant

Prior to taking the reins of power as the world's first economic fascist, Lincoln was an advocate of the 'American System,' or 'Mercantilism.' Lincoln devoted his entire career to the establishment of a central bank. As a new Republican, he was able to establish a cental bank and implement the failed 'corporate welfare' policies of the Whig party, financed through the printing of paper ignorantly perceived as money.

Upon taking office Lincoln committed a series of unconstitutional acts Including launching an invasion of the South without consulting Congress, as required by the Constitution; declaring martial law; blockading the Southern ports; suspending the writ of habeas corpus for the duration of his administration; imprisoning without trial thousands of Northern citizens; arresting and imprisoning newspaper publishers who were critical of him; censoring all telegraph communication; nationalizing the railroads; creating several new states without the consent of the citizens of those states; ordering federal troops to interfere with the elections in the North by intimidating Democratic voters; deporting a member of Congress, Clement L. Vallandigham of Ohio, for criticizing the administration's income tax proposal at a Democratic Party rally; confiscating private property; confiscating firearms in violation of the Second Amendment; and effectively gutting the ninth and 10th amendments to the Constitution, among other things.

47 posted on 01/13/2009 10:04:41 AM PST by Nephi (Like the failed promise of Fascism, masquerading as Capitalism? You're gonna love Marxism.)
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To: mojito

The O’s emancipation proclamation will be for the “WORKERS,” in typical Marxist lingo. The problem is that O’s Omancipation proctologizing will Oppress all people.


48 posted on 01/13/2009 10:05:41 AM PST by pallis
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To: mojito

One thing you can say about the one, he never has a thought he can call his own.


49 posted on 01/13/2009 10:05:43 AM PST by Tarpon (America's first principles, freedom, liberty, market economy and self-reliance will never fail.)
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To: mojito

The Odiot is truly a victory of symbolism over substance...SSZ


50 posted on 01/13/2009 10:06:10 AM PST by szweig (Had it up to here)
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