Thursday, November 19, 2015

152 Years Ago Today Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: 278 Words, Best Presidential Speech Ever

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
 
— and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
 

Powerful words from our history, our legacy.  How do these words hold up today?  How many people today receive an appropriate education that teaches them the principles of the founding of our nation and the ideas of government of the people?