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hlthe2b Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-19-07 08:29 PM
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2. the Gettysburg Address was one of those incredible
speeches-- poetry, really--that I never regretted being required to memorize in elementary school. What a mind... what a sincere and wonderful man...what a writer and communicator, was Lincoln.

And, yes, the irony is not lost on me...
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  -I better do this before I leave or I will feel badly about it- Joe for Clark  Feb-19-07 08:24 PM   #0 
  - Indeed it is Joe...Indeed it is  MadMaddie   Feb-19-07 08:28 PM   #1 
  - the Gettysburg Address was one of those incredible  hlthe2b   Feb-19-07 08:29 PM   #2 
  - They tried to use that speech as a justification for war.  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 08:35 PM   #3 
  - Historical quibble...he did not write it on the fly...  SaveElmer   Feb-19-07 08:37 PM   #4 
  - I like historical quibbles -  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 08:44 PM   #7 
     - Lincoln wrote it  brook   Feb-19-07 09:16 PM   #9 
        - What a great post!!  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 09:29 PM   #10 
        - Are you kidding?  Bronyraurus   Feb-19-07 10:02 PM   #13 
           - Let freedom reign - that is good.  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 10:52 PM   #17 
  - I thought the "decider" was comparing it to the american revolution? what have I missed?  niyad   Feb-19-07 08:39 PM   #5 
  - Yep he did  Monkeyman   Feb-19-07 08:41 PM   #6 
  - Oh, I will not listen to him - he makes me sick.  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 08:52 PM   #8 
     - The only way I can cope with his existance  Tinksrival   Feb-19-07 09:37 PM   #11 
        - Its ok -  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 09:54 PM   #12 
           - "He really is my fathers grandson - he really is."  Tinksrival   Feb-19-07 10:23 PM   #14 
              - Not in this were not.  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 10:38 PM   #16 
                 - Well, I guess you would know her best.  Tinksrival   Feb-19-07 11:19 PM   #19 
                    - You don't have to respond Wendy -  Joe for Clark   Feb-20-07 07:05 PM   #20 
  - Olbermann quoted from  frogcycle   Feb-19-07 10:31 PM   #15 
     - Yeah, I heard it.  Joe for Clark   Feb-19-07 10:59 PM   #18 
 

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