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A Massachusetts sheriff has been forced to go on the defensive following a weekend joke he told about President Obama and Abe Lincoln's assassination drew fire from the community.
Canada has dropped penny production. And now some are wondering: Maybe it's time for America to do the same?
Every schoolchild with enough smarts and curiosity to get beyond the latest "Call of Duty" video game ought to go see the movie "Lincoln," and check out the references and his own attention span. It requires patience, but it shows through dramatic action how a self-taught rustic from the deep backwoods had the emotional and intellectual discipline to overcome poverty and grow up to be a president to rank among the greatest.