Thought for the Day from Abe Lincoln: On Know-Nothings and Emigrating to Russia

(image by Sharon Cummings) From Abraham Lincoln's 1855 Letter to Joshua Speed Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation, we began by declaring that "all men are created equal." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except negroes." When the Know-Nothings get control, it will …