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Ohio was crucial politically
for Lincoln, too

Associated Press, by Dan Sewell

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/16/2012 10:09:31 AM

CINCINNATI- Long before Mitt Romney and Barack Obama wrestled over Ohio, it was also a crucial political battleground state for Abraham Lincoln. So much so that when he received word of the results of the state´s 1863 elections, Lincoln said in a message: "Ohio has saved the Nation." "Ohio was almost a civil war unto itself," said historian William B. Styple, whose latest book focuses on a Cincinnati politician who was an influential aide to Union Gen. George B. McClellan, who ran against Lincoln in 1864. "There was a lot of turmoil in that state."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 11/16/2012 10:14:15 AM     (No. 9018224)

Apparently the compliant press has a new assignment, namely to create the image that Barack Obama and Lincoln have equivalent stature.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Israel Putnam, 11/16/2012 10:33:49 AM     (No. 9018283)

Let´s see they both both married harridans, both divided the country, both shredded the constitution, both apparently not above sleeping with a man,both happy to send better men into battle to die for their causes. Yeah kinda works for me.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/16/2012 10:49:42 AM     (No. 9018331)

When you see how the traditional "Union" states have evolved into big government socialists, one really has to ponder that the Confederate states might have been on to something good.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nycvoter, 11/16/2012 10:49:53 AM     (No. 9018332)

Ohio has destroyed the country...along with Florida, Colorado and wisconsin.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: harleynyc, 11/16/2012 10:54:08 AM     (No. 9018350)

MSM diverting away from VOTER FRAUD.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/16/2012 11:04:26 AM     (No. 9018385)

McCain actually got more votes in OHIO than Romeny did. Romney just could not get white voters to the polls. They stayed home rather than vote for either candidate.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Conservativegirl, 11/16/2012 11:07:32 AM     (No. 9018397)

DING! DING! DING! We have a winner with #2´s assessment. I´ve said it here a couple of times before, I strongly suggest all the Lincolnphiles read, "The Real Lincoln" by Thomas DiLorenzo. These two Presidents have far more in common than many would believe (or would like to). Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson are typically identified as the first progressives. They are wrong, Lincoln was by far.


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