It's totally ironic that Lincoln was the first "Republican" President; he destroyed the Republic, and created a centralized State. He created the first military draft (enslaving "free" men while emancipating the slaves, more irony) and first introduced an income tax to pay for his war of agression against the South. This is not a guy Paul supporters ought to admire. A good source on Lincoln, which Dr. Paul has mentioned, is The Real Lincoln by Thomas DiLorenzo: http://www.amazon.com/Real-Lincoln-Abraham-Agenda-Unnecessar...
Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose
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