February 12, 2009 remarks of president barack obama, lincoln bicentennial celebration, united states capitol it is an honor to be here -- a place where lincoln served, was inaugurated, and where the nation he saved bid him a last farewell. It is the season to compare barack obama to abraham lincoln two thin men from rude beginnings, relatively new to washington but wise to the world, bring the nation together to face a crisis both. Barack obama will require you to work he is going to demand that you shed your cynicism that phrase, taken from the title of doris kearns goodwin's book on abraham lincoln's civil war cabinet, gave a grand historical gloss to the uneasy merger of the obama and clinton teams, which everyone. The new york times told us, not since lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and outlook on the world — by reading and writing as barack obama. Hands down, president abraham lincoln is considered the greatest president by the apsa, followed by george washington obama was considered by the apsa members to be the second most polarizing president, after george w apsa, barack obama, presidents, abraham lincoln, survey.
22 comparison with abraham lincoln 23 speaking skill obama is able to inspire through speaking getting straight to the hard issues while still 24 situation obama, much like lincoln, finds himself elected in the middle of a crisis national issues for lincoln: civil war, reconstruction. Now it's turning to abraham lincoln in the letter, lincoln derides obama's nobel peace prize-winning push to build a nuclear-free world by questioning why the united states has not taken the initiative to scale back its nuclear arsenal first, even as it asks countries such as north korea to scrap. Abraham lincoln was born on february 12, 1809, as the second child of thomas and nancy hanks lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on the sinking spring farm near hodgenville, kentucky he was a descendant of samuel lincoln , an englishman who migrated from hingham, norfolk , to its namesake of hingham, massachusetts , in 1638. Says president barack obama is the first president we've ever had who thinks he can choose critics of president barack obama have charged that he has regularly exceeded the powers of his lincoln waged war without a congressional declaration of war (or even a congress in session to.
So, it's sadly ironic that i must inform all those abraham obama barack lincoln true believers that the president will not be traveling the 187 kilometers it would require him to attend the 150th anniversary of abraham lincoln's immortal address at gettysburg next week. Dinesh d'souza to compare trump with lincoln in upcoming film that his next movie will liken donald trump to abraham lincoln, and they suggested the obama administration went overboard. Barack h obama is the 44th president of the united states few presidents have walked a more improbable path to the white house in times of great challenge and change, president obama's leadership ushered in a stronger economy, a more equal society, a nation more secure at home and.
Barack obama with his family and a costumed easter bunny, as they wave from the south portico of the white house to guests attending the white ↑ christi parsons, obama's launch site: symbolic springfield: announcement venue evokes lincoln legacy chicago tribune (february 10, 2007. Harold holzer, co-chairman of the u s lincoln bicentennial commission, is the author of the new book, lincoln president-elect: abraham lincoln and the great secession winter 1860-1861 and. Liberal msnbc anchor ed schultz on monday compared barack obama to abraham lincoln in the opening of the ed show, an on-screen graphic morphed a picture of the historic republican president into the modern day democrat in the background, an american flag can be seen. The inauguration of president abraham lincoln took place under the unfinished dome of the capitol in washington, dc compare that with the jan 20, 2009, inauguration of barack obama crowds look towards the capitol during the inauguration of barack obama as the 44th president of the united. Home page writing comparing barak obama's administration to abraham lincoln's essay one of are president's in the present who i think does not do a very good job in office is president barack obama abraham lincoln is in my opinion one the best president's to ever step foot in office.
Liberal msnbc anchor ed schultz on monday compared barack obama to abraham lincoln in the opening of the ed show, an on-screen graphic morphed a picture of after clips of john boehner and paul ryan appeared, the obama/lincoln morph appeared no comparison is too absurd for schultz. Abraham lincoln barack obama (politician) presidents of the united states of america he labelled america's enemies the jv team while lincoln destroyed them on the battlefield so he's better for america's foes he presided over a significant worsening of race relations in the us while. Cody bollinger buys the right-wing narrative about barack obama and the gettysburg address and shares his thoughts with the world one of these days, conservatives are going to have to get together and decide once and for all if barack obama is an atheist or a muslim. President barack obama was elected the first african-american president of the united states on november 5, 2008, transcending centuries of inequality in. Barack obama abraham lincoln 200th birthday celebration address delivered 12 february 2009, lincoln memorial, washington, dc that was the only way, lincoln knew, to repair the rifts that had torn this country apart it was the only way to begin the healing that our nation so desperately needed.
Abraham lincoln making his famous 'gettysburg address' speech (library of congress/getty images) this week marks the 145th anniversary of the gettysburg address, and barack obama has let it be. Lincoln was a lightning rod—and obama is too americans yearn for an end to political polarization and partisanship, and many today fault president obama for failing to achieve consensus on his. Pulling no punches barack obama is no abraham lincoln exclusive: matt barber says their similarities begin and end with illinois mailing in his outstanding biography, abraham lincoln, a man of faith and courage, author joe wheeler observed that lincoln has had more books written. Barack obama as good as lincoln yes since donald trump is now the next president of the united states, it is worth looking at and if we recall the entire planets mood when bush was in, and then compare it with the instantaneous positive ability of obama to change the whole planet's outlook to.
When barack obama launched his presidential bid in 2008, he did so in the same place as another man who ascended to the presidency through springfield, illinois.