Posted on February 12th, 2009 by bileTags: Abraham Lincoln, Acton Writes, George Crispin, Karen De Coster, LewRockwell.com, Lincoln Archive, Murray Rothbard, Robert E. Lee, slavery, statism, Stephan Kinsella, Thomas DiLorenzo, tyranny, U.S. government, United States
Oh… I’m sorry. Obama is the savior now. Either way I recommend taking some time and reading up on the real Abraham Lincoln, the man we didn’t read about in grade school.
In no particular order of importance a select few.
- Lord Acton Writes to Robert E. Lee
The great classical liberal was, of course, pro-Confederacy. And see Lee’s prediction of the course of the US government after Lincoln’s conquest.
- The Great Centralizer
George Crispin on Abe’s real legacy.
- Happy Birthday, Abe
You son of a b____. Card from Karen De Coster.
- Six Myths About Lincoln
Thomas DiLorenzo explodes them.
Thomas DiLorenzo on fake Lincoln quotes.
- Happy Dictator Day
Thomas DiLorenzo on Lincoln.
- Lincoln Libertarians
Further tales of what Murray Rothbard called “big-government libertarians.” Article by Stephan Kinsella. And see Thomas DiLorenzo on The Real Lincoln.
- The Truth About the ‘Civil War’
The worst disaster for liberty in our history.