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What did Abraham Lincoln believe?

Religion | A brief look at one pilgrim’s progress
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/03/18, 08:45 am

Three Februarys ago we published the chapter on George Washington from Marvin Olasky’s The American Leadership Tradition, originally released in 1999 and now out of printHere, in honor of the upcoming Presidents Day, is a shortened, updated version of Marvin’s chapter on Abraham Lincoln. —Mickey McLean

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Boston terror 75 years ago

History | Remembering the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/28/17, 09:16 am

Last year’s nightclub shooting in Orlando killed 50. The Oct. 1 concert attack in Las Vegas left 59 dead. Terrorist murders are a special horror, but the good old days also had their share of terror resulting from man’s cupidity and stupidity—and Tuesday is the 75th anniversary of a Boston horror with a death toll of 492.

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Revolutionaries dug a pit and fell in

History | How a prestigious Moscow address became the antechamber to death row
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/23/17, 08:37 pm

Work your fingers to the bone, what do you get? In Russian history, not just bony fingers, as in the old American country song, but a bullet in the back of your head.

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