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FyndFyre June 29th, 2013 10:02pm

Disregarding any effect that his actions had, did Abraham Lincoln stretch the powers of the presidency too much?

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06/29/13 5:43 pm

He sure did stretch the powers of the presidency and the federal government. But I agree with the actions he took. They were completely necessary to preserve the union an I truly believe that if he wouldn't have been assassinated, he would have...

06/29/13 5:45 pm

...eventually given away some of the power he gained. Unfortunately, he was killed and Andrew Johnson screwed things up.

PAK the Armpit of Florida
06/29/13 3:14 pm

Desperate times desperate measures and all that....