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zeitgeist

religion, terrorism, myths, politics, money…

http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/ 

stuff to think about


Abraham Lincoln

was born 200 years ago today

in Kentucky, U.S.A.

he was the 16th president of the U.S.A., serving from March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865 as such, & as a politician for the Republican Party (& briefly, National Union Party)

the U.S.A. endured it’s Civil War during his term

he had the nickname “Honest Abe” and was also a lawyer, he had also served in the House Of Representatives in Congress

he was the first U.S.A. President to be assassinated, and he was assassinated while in office by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford’s Theatre, attending a performance of Our American Cousin
on a sidenote, there had been a plot at the time to assassinate several high ranking politicians in the U.S.A., carried out by different people, but this was the only part of the plan that seems to have prevailed

it is the profile of Abraham Lincoln that is on the front of the penny of U.S.A. currency, and if a person looks really close at the back, one can see the statue of him between the columns of the Lincoln Memorial which is detailed on that side of the coin


44th President of the U.S.A.

was inaugurated today in Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Mr. Barack Obama


W.

I went to see this 2008 movie, directed by Oliver Stone, the night it was released here in the U.S.A., October 17th, it’s a sorta sad, half-hearted comedic take on the life of George W. Bush, & perhaps as such, one that’s out of the realm of being purely political, but ironically in this world, everything’s about politics, & this movie has that soft oberserver friendly feel to it, instead of being a shout that’ll be counter drowned by another shout, it escapes extremes, & perhaps some not-so extremes, seeking out various shallow, arbitrarily “neutral”, grounds for us to explore instead, perhaps it’s aiming at a mainstream chance at getting the general American public more exposed to their current president


George W. Bush

a quote from the 43rd President of the U.S.A. spoken in Washington D.C. 5 years ago today:

“You’re free. And freedom is beautiful. And, you know, it’ll take time to restore chaos and order – order out of chaos. But we will.”  (April 13, 2003)