WORTH REPEATING: Sound Familiar?


“Your purpose, then, plainly stated, is that you will destroy the Government, unless you be allowed to construe and enforce the Constitution as you please, on all points in dispute between you and us. You will rule or ruin in all events. This, plainly stated, is your languageā€¦In that supposed event, you say, you will destroy the Union; and then, you say, the great crime of having destroyed it will be upon us! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, ‘Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you will be a murderer!'” — ABRAHAM LINCOLN, February 27, 1860

RELATED: A party that within the past year has:

1. Lost the presidency by 5 million votes
2. Lost the Senate by a total of 10 million votes
3. Held onto control of the House through favorable districting, while losing the overall House vote by 1.7 million nationwide

… is nonetheless dictating terms to the rest of the government. MORE