president obama channels his inner president lincoln quite frequently- and rightly so. lincoln was an intelligent man faced with a difficult burden- and has been built up into a cult status as well. but, in the end, he was a man- a fellow human being on the planet. and, in his own words,
"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end."
"I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day."
and as i began to read more of his quotes, i wondered precisely how, without completely rewriting history, the republican party could claim lincoln as their own. just because they shared the same party name doesn't mean that they shared the same value system:
"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."
but, i digress...Read More +/-