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Illinois university honors Abe Lincoln - democrat
« on: November 04, 2013, 05:17:59 PM »

Illinois University Honors Abe Lincoln, Democrat
by Whoopie • 4 November, 2013 • Politics • 1 Comment

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Frank Lloyd Wright designed a building for his uncle, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones to use as a church. It was renovated in 1978 and now serves as the Abraham Lincoln Center at Northeastern Illinois University.

This plaque adorns the building…

Abe Lincoln Deomcrat

By the looks of it it’s been there for quite some time, a couple of the old fashioned square head bolts have rusted off.

I’m pretty certain that the obvious error must have been pointed out to University officials many times over the years yet the plaque remains. Even a website devoted to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright notes the erroneous inscription.

You’d think someone would come along with a can of black spray paint and fix it. I know if a plaque correctly stating that Martin Luther King was a Republican adorned a building, some Leftist would soon deface it.

If you’re ever in Springfield, Illinois and feel a faint rumbling under foot, it’s not an earthquake, just Abe Lincoln spinning in his grave.

Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago

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