Comments: "At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?"
Well. Kind of hard to think of a comment for that.
Posted by rickl at June 30, 2012 9:23 AM
Not really. This speech (1838) was given 4 years into a depression and war (mexican war) and the US would not exit the depression until 1860. Many years of chaos leading to the Civil War. These are interesting times. Feel familiar?
Posted by Anonymous at June 30, 2012 3:33 PM
Old Abe knew that the danger from men of towering ambition was more powerful than that from external foes. And yes, Anonymous, these are interesting times.
Posted by Jimmy J. at June 30, 2012 8:05 PM