Category Archives: Abraham Lincoln

The latest Ben-Hur movie

The newest Ben-Hur movie is out now though I haven’t had the opportunity to watch it. It is a remake of the blockbuster 1959 film, a historical drama directed by William Wyler that won 11 Academy Awards. That is the … Continue reading

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The campaign for truth continues in the Washington Times

President – VP – Members of Congress – Supreme Court Justices All Presented Lincoln Texts in Advance of Pope Francis’ Visit This is the second ad to go into the Washington Times. It was published on Wednesday September 16th, 2015 … Continue reading

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Washington Times Ad

President – VP – Members of Congress – Supreme Court Justices All Presented Lincoln Texts in Advance of Pope Francis’ Visit This is the first ad to go into the Washington Times! It was published on Wednesday September 9th, 2015. … Continue reading

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Lincoln Scholar cannot back up position with evidence?

On February 11, this year, the New York Times reported, “Harold Holzer, a Lincoln scholar who recently announced his retirement as a public affairs executive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been awarded the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, … Continue reading

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150 years today, some of the Lincoln conspirators were executed.

Today is the sesquicentennial of the hanging of four of the people who conspired to murder Abraham Lincoln and other high-ranking US government officials. They included Mary Surratt, the first woman ever executed by the federal government. The executions took … Continue reading

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A Swift two months

It is the last hour of May here in BC and it is time to post a thing or two. Time does indeed fly as the last couple of months evaporated, it seems. I traveled in the first part of April … Continue reading

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On this day, exactly a hundred and fifty years ago, Abraham Lincoln delivered his ageless Gettysburg Address. There is five copies of the speech made in Lincoln’s own handwriting. I have had the privilege of holding in my hand, between … Continue reading

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Enter the Trollesphere – or not

It has been an interesting summer. The weather has been great. I have been quite busy but look forward to some travel this fall, including promotion and furtherance of my writing. Not too long ago, I happened to be talking … Continue reading

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Black Elites and the Draft Riots

So last week marked the 150th anniversary of the New York City Draft Riots. These cataclysmic events however went unnoticed generally, which is too bad. I was curious about what would be said but I should have know that the … Continue reading

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The bitter price of fame on the internet

So my book is causing controversy, mostly among the unknown person’s with various handles, who can hide behind anonymity to say often outrageous things on the internet. They get some standing by those who read them so I do not … Continue reading

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