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Subject: Lincoln/Obama Comparison

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  1. Blitzer

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    Subject:
    Lincoln/Obama Comparison



    <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top"> Lincoln and Obama are very much alike:

    1. Lincoln placed his hand on the Bible for his inauguration. Obama used the same Bible.
    2. Lincoln came from Illinois. Obama comes from Illinois.
    3. Lincoln served in the Illinois Legislature. Obama served in the Illinois Legislature.
    4. Lincoln had very little experience before becoming President. Obama had very little experience before becoming President.
    5. Lincoln rode the train from Philadelphia to Washington for his inauguration. Obama rode the train from Philadelphia to Washington for his inauguration.
    6. Lincoln was a skinny lawyer. Obama is a skinny lawyer.
    7. Lincoln was a Republican. Obama is a skinny lawyer.
    8. Lincoln was highly respected. Obama is a skinny lawyer.
    9. Lincoln was born in the United States. Obama is a skinny lawyer.
    10. Lincoln was called Honest Abe. Obama is a skinny lawyer.

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  2. Haldor

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    Lincoln's election triggered the start of the Civil War.
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    I think I will stop right there.
     

  3. krab

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    I also think Obama is a skinny liar!

    Lawyer, liar all the same :supergrin:
     
  4. SawgrassRaven

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    I agree.

    I might add that the election of Lincoln was one of many factors that began that conflict. That kettle was boiling long before 1860. Lincoln's election was just the 'last straw'.



    http://americanhistory.about.com/od/civilwarmenu/a/cause_civil_war.htm