For years, librarians at a small central Illinois library gossiped that a tattered book lying on one of its shelves justifying racism may have been in the hands of none other than Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator.

On Tuesday, state historians confirmed that theory by announcing Lincoln’s handwriting had been found inside the cover of the 700-page text, at the same time taking great pains to offer reassurance that the former president who ended slavery didn’t subscribe to the theories at hand, but likely read the book to better educate himself about his opponents’ line of thinking.

“Lincoln was worried that the whole idea that you could segregate one group of people based on some brand new thinking would just carry on into other realms,” Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Curator James Cornelius Tuesday said of Lincoln. “He could foresee the whole country coming apart over the issue that different people could be barred from different things based on different qualities.”

Types of Mankind makes a case that different races were formed at different times and places and thus can’t be equals. It was seized upon by slave owners during the Civil War era as support for their way of life. The authors suggested that Africans and Native Americans were fundamentally different from Caucasians, and enslaving them was part of the natural order.

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But shortly after the 700-page book arrived at the Lincoln Library and Museum, Cornelius made a swift assessment by looking at handwriting and spacing between letters, one that was quickly backed up by other experts on staff, as well as an outside expert the museum asked to inspect the book.

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“Types of Mankind” was published in 1854 and circulated for decades by the Vespasian Warner Library in Clinton, about 50 miles northeast of the state Capitol in Springfield.

Local attorney Clifton Moore, a colleague of Lincoln’s, had donated thousands of books to the system, which formed the basis of the library’s circulating collection when it opened in the early 1900s.

The inscription inside “Types of Mankind” doesn’t bear Lincoln’s signature–but a note in his handwriting on one of the first pages states that the copy rightfully belongs to Moore. Below that inscription is an attestation by another local attorney noting that Lincoln wrote inside the book in 1861, just before he left for Washington after being elected president.

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  • David

    Abraham Lincoln gave a speech to blacks stating he wanted to repatriate them to their own country after the Civil War. The speech is widely available online.

    Google: “Abraham Lincoln. Address on Colonization to a Deputation of Negroes”

    • Long Live Dixie

      He also gave a speech saying he wanted them to vote and another one that it was unjust that they weren’t thought of as equals.

  • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

    We didn’t need this. All we needed were Lincoln’s own statements in his debates with Stephen Douglas. It’s just too bad the net consequence of his actions contributed to the complete opposite cause.

    • Long Live Dixie

      There is a difference between his speeches in southern Illinois (settled by Southerners) and his speeches in northern Illinois (settled by Yankees).

      • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

        Don’t quote me, but I think that Lincoln’s most “provocative” racial statements were in his last debate with Douglas in Alton. However, Lincoln saying one thing in northern Illinois and another thing in southern Illinois is very illustrative of his lifetime habit of being a two-faced double talker, fashioning his message to his audience, and relying on nobody calling him on it.

        • http://curiousquisling.squarespace.com CuriousQuisling

          Two faced double talker, of course, he was a politician!

          • kikz2

            he was a tyrant and a legal tool of the railroad barons….

      • JSS

        Exactly. Lincoln was a chameleon who said whatever he thought his audience wanted to here like any other politician. His actions are what he should be judged by and those proved a disaster for America and our race.

  • Long Live Dixie

    I’m so tired of people trying to turn Lincoln into a white racialist. His actions speak volumes.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      What Lincoln’s real views were are irrelevant, as this kind of news can be used to pull him from the leftist pedestal.

      • Zimriel

        Maybe that would have worked before the Internet.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Hey Ma! Ma! I found more ‘racism‘ under the bed. Come and see. Hurry.”

  • Long Live Dixie

    From Lincoln’s last speech –

    It is also unsatisfactory to some that the elective franchise is not given to the colored man. I would myself prefer that it were now conferred on the very intelligent, and on those who serve our cause as soldiers.

  • Long Live Dixie

    Lincoln in 1855 –

    I am not a Know-Nothing. That is certain. How could I be? How can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes, be in favor of degrading classes of white people? 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 read “all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics.” When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving liberty — to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocracy [sic].

    • Pro_Whitey

      That one phrase of Jefferson, “All men are created equal”, when the reality is that no two men are equal, and never will be, has been the cause of so much pain and suffering, and might eventually be the fatal flaw from inception that dooms this country.

  • Long Live Dixie

    An account of Frederick Douglass (the Jesse Jackson of the day) visiting the White House in 1863 –

    In July 1863, Douglass met with Lincoln in the White House to redress the grievances that the black troops were suffering as second-class citizens. It was unheard of for a colored man to go to the White House with a grievance. But he had many influential friends and admirers in Washington, and Senators Sumner, Wilson, and Pomeroy; Secretary of the Treasury Chase, Assistant Secretary of War Dana all guaranteed safe passage into Lincoln’s presence. Senator Pomeroy introduced Douglass to the President and they soon found that they had much in common. The one had traveled a long hard path from the slave cabin of Maryland, and the other a thorny road from the scant and rugged life of Kentucky, to the high position of President. The one was too great to be a slave, and the other too noble to remain, in such a national crisis, a private citizen.

    Douglass stated three complaints to the President: that colored troops be paid the same as white troops; that they be fairly treated, especially when captured by the Confederates (some colored troops had been summarily executed or sent into slavery); and that colored troops should receive the same promotions as whites, when their valor in battle demanded it. A few days later, President Lincoln issued an order “that for every soldier of the United States killed in violation of the laws of war, a rebel soldier shall be executed; and for every one enslaved by the enemy or sold into slavery, a rebel soldier shall be placed at hard labour on the public works.”

    This was the first of Douglass, visits to the White House. At one such meeting, he relates, “while in conversation with him [Lincoln], his secretary twice announced Governor Buckingham of Connecticut, one of the noblest and most patriotic of the loyal governors. Mr. Lincoln said: Tell Governor Buckingham to wait, for I want to have a long talk with my friend, Frederick Douglass., I interposed and begged him to see the governor at once, as I could wait, but no, he persisted that that he wanted to talk with me and that Governor Buckingham could wait. In his company I was never in any way reminded of my humble origin, or of my unpopular colour.” Before the end of the war, many black soldiers were receiving equal pay and promotions.

    • LHathaway

      “for every soldier of the United States killed in violation of the laws of war, a rebel soldier shall be executed; and for every one enslaved by the enemy or sold into slavery, a rebel soldier shall be placed at hard labour on the public works”

      That sounds like something out of the page book of the Nazi Germans, doesn’t it? Lincoln is fortunate the North won the war. Well, sort of fortunate.

      • Pro_Whitey

        Early in the war some Confederate privateers were captured, and Lincoln wanted to execute them as common pirates. Acting Confederate Secretary of War Judah Benjamin grabbed a number of Union officers captured at Ball’s Bluff and informed the Union that if the privateers were executed as pirates, so would the Union officers, and in the meantime those officers were held as common prisoners at the county jail. Eventually, Lincoln saw the light, and the privateers and Union officers were exchanged. That Judah Benjamin, showed a Menachem Begin-like steeliness, I wonder why.

  • Dave West

    Another hero of the progressives doesn’t like black people. Just like Ghandi and Che Guevara. Of course they will never demonize them for their views, but insist that a university campus change the name of some building that is named after a Confederate general.

  • TruthBeTold

    “Lincoln was worried that the whole idea that you could segregate one
    group of people based on some brand new thinking would just carry on
    into other realms. He could foresee the
    whole country coming apart over the issue that different people could be
    barred from different things based on different qualities.”

    The spin doctors are working overtime I see coming up with a plausible ‘narrative’ that retains Lincolns’ commitment to racial equality.

    BS.

    Despite what you may think of him, Lincoln had eyes and experience with blacks. They book only confirmed his own observations.

  • Luca

    Anyone truly studying Lincoln will find that he certainly was a race realist. The dilemma for liberals is that they must play Lincoln as the Great Emancipator while hiding the fact that he was a realist.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      A few days after General Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln publicly expressed his support for black voting rights. Because of this, I doubt he was truly committed to a race realist position. Lincoln sounds more like a political opportunist than a race realist. His support for black voting rights cost him his life.

      • Luca

        More than any other president, he was caught between a rock and a hard place. He only contemplated black suffrage based upon military service and intelligence. He had legions of abolitionists to appease, as well as his own sense of realism and fairness. He also wanted universal amnesty for the South which was very unpopular with many in the North who sought revenge. In his Douglas debates he opposed black suffrage but I think the fact that many black troops volunteered to fight for the Union weighed heavy on his sense of fairness. I believe he would have been all for limited (fair) earned rights but also for segregation and repatriation. He worked hard to find a place to recolonize slaves but could not build financial support for such a plan. He also tried to be a realist when it came to fairness.

    • Long Live Dixie

      A race realist who did more than anyone else (up to that point in history) to elevate non-whites over whites in such a short amount of time? Sorry, I’m not buying it.

      • Luca

        He felt slavery was unfair and unjust and if it were not solved it would cause a great division in the country and he was right. He also felt the negro was not equal to the White man in intellectual capacities and he was right. He thought negros should have been repatriated or colonized elsewhere and he was right. The problem was he did not have the capacity to make these things happen. So being stuck with the negro problem and a civil war he tried to do what was best and fair under the circumstances, His first priority was to preserve the Union at all costs. Eventually he succeeded but at a terrible cost.

        • http://www.antenna.com Wholly Unconvinced

          He was “stuck” with a civil war which he started. It didn’t just fall out of the sky into his lap. Preserve the union? Sure, the same way an abusive husband will beat his wife senseless and bloody when she says She’s leaving him, to “preserve” his marriage.

          • SoulInvictus

            Will our second black eye be because we didn’t listen?

          • http://www.antenna.com Wholly Unconvinced

            Nah, dinner wasn’t warm when he came home at 3:30am smelling of cheap perfume and dirty whores. We’re lucky if he doesn’t toss us down the stairs like we deserve.

          • SoulInvictus

            It was a doorknob…We just fall a lot…

          • SoulInvictus

            Especially in light of the revised death toll that came out not too long ago. I want to think I remember it went up by another 200k or more.

            That’s insane when you consider the population of the US at the time.

        • Long Live Dixie

          - Lincoln was the strongest president up to that time. He was able to jails thousands of people without charge, build up a huge army and navy, and cause the deaths of 600,000 whites. In that context, it makes no sense to argue that he didn’t have the ability even to round up and deport the free blacks.

          – Lincoln ordered the abandonment of the two or three experimental colonies of blacks in the Caribbean.

          – It doesn’t matter if he thought blacks were unequal. He is the one who made it possible for them to be treated as equals. In the four years of his presidency, blacks went from chattel slaves to wearing army uniforms and overseeing whites at gunpoint.

          – Even assuming he did plan to deport the blacks, how did he know he would win a second term and have enough time to do it?

          • saxonsun

            And being given white men’s seats in state legislatures.

          • SoulInvictus

            If not for slavery, Lincoln would have gone down as the worst President of all time. He’d be viewed like a Mark Twain caricature of Stalin by both north and south.
            If slavery had been dropped as an issue, and the north persisted, Washington himself would have revolted against that kind of rule.
            And did.

  • ATBOTL

    The class of men who controlled the Confederacy wanted to resume importation of Africans as well as to colonize Central America. Had the Confederacy achieved independence, it would have rapidly become overwhelmingly non-white and probably would have experienced a loss of white rule a long time ago. The Confederate leaders were GW Bush style cheap labor lovers. They were the furthest thing from white nationalists. South Africa was the same type of white ruled, cheap labor project and we saw how that ended up.

    • JSS

      The leaders and people of the Confederacy had no illusions about blacks being our equals. Had they achieved independence I doubt they would have soon decided to let blacks run things or give them any kind of equal status with Whites. Of course the key deciding factor in that alternate history would be how much kosher influence crept into the confederacy over time.

    • Long Live Dixie

      - Of course the Confederates weren’t white nationalists. White nationalism hadn’t been invented yet and it’s a Northern-centric ideology.

      – The majority of Confederate leaders did not want to begin the slave trade again.

      – The Southern attempts to conquer the Tropics would have meant the areas that are now Mestizo would have been white. For a few short years in the 1800s, Southerners had managed to dominate Nicaragua.

      – Our race’s demise is happening on the USA’s watch, not the CSA’s.

    • Randall Ward

      Not true; most of the cotton states had outlawed importing more blacks years before the war.
      The ideas of a few, to take over some areas of South America, does not mean the Southern people would go for it.

  • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

    Lincoln sent his boys into Winston County Alabama to round up my ancestors and force them into his army of occupation upon threat of death. We shot a bunch of the blue bellies with our squirrel rifles. Hopefully, they died painful deaths, as did some of my ancestors. We had done the same when Mr. Jeff Davis sent his boys to force us into Confederate Gray. The Free State of Winston had declared its independence and we were serious about it.

    I have a deep and abiding hatred of the psychopath Lincoln and I am certainly glad he was assassinated. It’s only too bad that John Wilkes Booth is not honored as the hero he was. Lincoln was a murderer. Booth was a purveyor of Justice. Good for him. It’s on my bucket list to visit the Lincoln memorial and urinate on his leg. Worth the arrest.

    • Alexandra1973

      JWB was a Romish puppet who executed Lincoln at the Vatican’s command, from what I’ve read (50 Years in the “Church” of Rome).

      I believe Lincoln was playing the game the first couple of years, but in 1863 he converted to Christianity, after Gettysburg.

    • kikz2

      surely then, you’ve read DiLorenzo’s archives… ;) http://www.lewrockwell(dot)com/author/thomas-dilorenzo/

      • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

        My high school history teacher, Mr. Kent, told a good bit of the politically incorrect truth about Lincoln (whom he despised) and Hitler (whom he admired). He backed it up with facts. Likewise, DiLorenzo has been a big influence on my thinking about Lincoln. My college history teachers were of course big Lincoln worshippers.
        Thanks for mentioning DiLorenzo for those who may not be familiar with his work. I’ll add that he’s a college prof, so has credibility.

        • kikz2

          absolutely… he’s an economics professor with Loyola in MD…. his hobby is history… if this man can’t offer some insight into the economics of the civil war.. i don’t know who could…. you’re very welcome, Big…

        • Randall Ward

          You are right about everything in your post except “he’s a college prof, so has credibility”.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      Booth turned Lincoln into a martyr.

  • none of your business

    He suspended habeas corpus for the duration of the war. He kept about 80,000 White editors, publishers elected government officials and dissenters in city jails for the duration of the war. He murdered more than 700,000 White men in that war. The south east was reduced to poverty for 100 years.
    Maybe he did claim he wanted to deport the freed slaves to Africa after the war. Maybe he was sincere. I have always thought it was a cynical ploy to placate the northern working class that the freed slaves would not lower wages.

    He was beaten, robbed and almost killed by 6 blacks on his trip to New Orleans. I consider Lincoln as much an enemy of blacks as every President since Eisenhower sent the army with bayonets to Little Rock.

    • kikz2

      nev’r heard of the beat down/New Orleans trip.. thx for the headsup ;)

    • Seek

      The South already was in deep poverty long before Lincoln came on the scene.

  • JohnEngelman

    I am interested in knowing if he wrote comments in the margin.

  • Magician

    Quite a few interesting entries on Daily Stormer today

    “Tales from Detroit: White 9-Year-Old Lured into Park and Stabbed to Death by Black 12-Year-Old”

    “White Mother Tells Police of Strange Creepy Texts Sent to Her Son by Black Brute”

    “Expensive Trial Coming Up for Black Who Murdered White Mother and Her 3 Black Children”

    “Black Thug Uses Wheelchair as Weapon in Jewelry Store Robbery”

    “Shotgun-Toting Black Brats Rob White Women of Valuables”

    dailystormerDOTcom/section/race-war

  • Epiminondas

    Yes, but his views on race “evolved”, don’t you know.

  • Epiminondas

    Also known as “sociopathy”.

  • Michigan Patriot

    Abe was racial failure in two big ways : (1) He was a mass murderer& war criminal against Southern Whites and wasted Northern White lives as invading soldiers in an unconstitutional war( 730,000 dead Americans ); wasted a lot of financial resources from both sides. This wasted wealth should/ could have been used to resettle blacks anywhere else.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    Lincoln once handled a book of contemporary anthropology.
    Commence hysteria.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    Thank you, Tim!

  • Valmont

    I am shocked to learn that Lincoln was the kind of man who would write in a library book.

    • Maximo Partagas

      I’m shocked he could read at all, he obviously stepped all over the US Constitution.

      • Ringo Lennon

        He had to. There were traitors in the north trying to bring down the country. A lot of people cut him slack. Not you though, or that goofy Judge Napolitano.

  • WR_the_realist

    I haven’t read Types of Mankind and I’m sure it’s outdated in some respects. But I’m confident that it comes far closer to the truth than what is taught in schools and the mass media today.

    Lincoln thought slavery was morally wrong (as did Robert E. Lee) but he was not a racial egalitarian. In one of his speeches he said he did not want blacks serving on juries. And he did want freed slaves sent back to Africa.

  • MBlanc46

    Because he read the book, if he did, by no means implies that he agreed with its conclusions. But this shouldn’t be a big “gotcha” in any case. There’s no doubt that Lincoln didn’t believe in racial equality and thought the best case was to repatriate the blacks. As that became less and less likely in the last months of his life, he explored ways of integrating them into the body politic, but there’s no way to know what his final view would have been because he was killed.

  • MBlanc46

    A master.

  • RHG

    The biiggest mistake this country ever made was slavery, the second was not putting them back on boats to the motherland after they were freed.

  • LHathaway

    What do we not find in this article? the words Lincoln wrote in the book. They are apparently proud of Lincoln, but not too proud of him. I must say that I’m not too fond of those who try to quote Lincoln out of context in order to turn him into something he’s not.

  • Augustus3709

    It’s so stupid referring to a mid 19th century book as “racist”. The word racist wasn’t even invented yet.

    Imagine what horrific sins we are all committing today which will be given some leftist label in 150 years. Shudder the thought, our soon to be tainted legacy, after we’re long dead and can’t defend our good name, just like all White people who lived before the 1960s, viciously thrown under the bus. We must defend them since they can’t defend themselves.

  • Maximo Partagas

    The real shame is that the young Lincoln didn’t learn a valuable lesson from the text, if he did he would have demanded the deportation of every free negro on the continent.

  • none of your business

    I care about Abraham Lincoln about as much as I care about the latest outbreak of the Israel Palestine conflict. He did his damage, let us move on and figure out a way for Whites to survive.

  • none of your business

    bigone4yu
    That Winston county episode has been twisted to conform to the liberal narrative. I recall something in a college history book about some non slave owning Alabama volunteers to the Union army motivated by wanting to save the precious union and free the slaves with whom as fellow exploited workers the Alabama Union troops felt solidarity.

  • kjh64

    The way to end racism is for all the races to live in their own separate countries that their own people govern. Segregation in a society doesn’t work because it rightfully breeds resentment. There is no “natural order” that demands that Blacks or Amerinds be slaves. That is absurd. Separation into separate countries is what works, high fences make good neighbors.

  • none of your business

    At the time the Central American countries were in some sort of trade and foreign affairs union. Nicaragua’s was the ambassador who represented all the Central American countries in DC. The ambassador was asked about moving the blacks to C.America and he absolutely refused. Lincoln sent his friend Dan Sickles to Central America to attempt to persuade, bribe or threaten the Central American countries to take the blacks. They all absolutely refused.
    During the 19th century all the Latin American countries were recruiting White European immigrants in an effort to bring White European work ethic and expertise and lighten up the heavy indian component of the population.

  • Asouthernpartisan

    As the central figure of America’s civil religion, cultural Marxists can’t afford to have the Lincoln myth shattered. Lincoln ushered in the brave new American nation we have today. Corporate collectivism vs agrarian individualism. Liberty flourishes under one and perishes under the other.

  • Pro_Whitey

    Lincoln is credited with saying, “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.” People might think that’s Abe telling us to be honest. He’s actually laying out the basic premises of modern politics, because a corollary to those premises is that if you fool enough people at the right time, you win the election, and that’s what you need to do when a government is based on periodic sampling of a consensus of the people. I do believe that until he was assassinated, Lincoln changed his tune to say what he thought his particular audience wanted to hear. Supposedly a few days before his assassination, he approached Gen. Benjamin “The Beast”, “Cyclops” Butler, a War Democrat of the time, and asked about the logistics of troop transport, because he was thinking about how to colonize freed slaves, that is, get them the hell out of the U.S.A. after emancipation. Not sure how sincere he was, but his eventual policy would have been dictated by what would allow him to maintain a coalition to keep him in power, I’m sure.

    Lincoln was so unlike Jefferson Davis, one of the last classic American politicians. Davis said what he meant and meant what he said, and you could know where he stood. Few know that Davis hoped for the eventual abolition of slavery, but only in conjunction with colonizing the freed slaves outside the U.S.A. Davis’s position was also commonplace in the North and South before the War of Northern Aggression.

    As for the official explanation that he was only trying to see what his opponents thought, there is a bunch of evidence that he did think of blacks and whites as unequal. It was a commonplace observation of the time, and for many years since, and has only been verboten since the rise of the Marxists in the Democratic Party.

  • NoMosqueHere

    The authors suggested that Africans and Native Americans were fundamentally different from Caucasians, and enslaving them was part of the natural order.

    ——————————————-
    The authors should have concluded that the natural order required blacks to stay in africa. Those who promoted slavery caused the destruction of the US.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      I’m not sure that the authors did suggest that enslaving blacks was part of the natural order. From the book’s introduction:

      While, on the one hand, every true philanthropist must admit that no race has a right to enslave or oppress the weaker, it must be conceded, on the other, that all changes in existing institutions should be guided, not by fanaticism and groundless hypotheses, but by experience, sound judgment, and real charity.

  • none of your business

    Some historians claim that his Mother, Nancy Hanks was a maid in an attorney’s home. The attorney got Nancy pregnant. He gave her a sufficient dowry that Tom Lincoln married her before Abraham was born. Tom treated Abraham pretty badly especially as a teen ager. The law then was that 21 was the age of majority and young adults could not leave the parental home without permission until 21. Tom Lincoln enforced this. The law was also that a child’s earnings belonged to the Father until age 21. Tom hired out Abraham for various jobs and insisted on keeping all Abraham’s earnings.

    As soon as he turned 21 Abraham left the Lincoln family and never saw his family again except for a few contracts with his sister.
    Tom Lincoln was not exactly a poor prole wandering frontiersman, but Lincoln always felt he was his real attorney Father’s son not like Tom Lincoln.

    Who knows the truth.

  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    Best short exploration of Lincoln’s views on race:

    Lincoln the Racist

    (Or: Steven Spielberg, Call Your Office)
    by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

    Excerpt:

    Lincoln did not hesitate to broadcast his racist views publicly, either. Bennett quotes his speech during a debate with Douglas in Charleston, Illinois on September 18, 1858 (Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 3, pp. 145-146):

    “I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races, that I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will for ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.”

    Bennett documents that Lincoln stated publicly that “America was made for the White people and not for the Negroes” (p. 211), and “at least twenty-one times, he said publicly that he was opposed to equal rights for Blacks.” “What I would most desire would be the separation of the white and black races,” said Lincoln (Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 2, p. 521).

    • Seek

      Good for Lincoln! If only DiLorenzo could bring himself to agree with him. Radical neo-Rothbardian libertarians have lost whatever race realism they once had in them. Ron Paul and his nitwit son, Rand, are a total joke.

  • Conrad

    Whether or not the races are equal isn’t the point. The point that everybody must learn is that the races should not live together. It always leads to strife & wars. Remember, God is a racist too – who do you think made all of the races?

  • Randall Ward

    Lincoln is the president that brought the curse of centralized government to the USA, and you think he was an enemy of centralized banking. Lincoln started a war on the Southern States and killed, by his orders, hundreds of thousands of their citizens. It was a good day when Lincoln was shot; it doesn’t matter who did it.

  • Ringo Lennon

    Lincoln’s son, Robert looks like Leonardo Dicaprio. Handsome guy.