Off topic: Kennedy - Lincoln similarities
Thread poster: Dave Greatrix
| | Dave Greatrix
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Kennedy - Lincoln Similarities
Here\'s a little part of US history which may make you wonder.
Can this be coincidence?
Or - maybe just another parts of the \"vast right wing conspiracy\"?
This material is presented for your enjoyment and should not be interpreted as any political statement by the Author.
There are plenty of political statements elsewhere in this site.
Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
The name Lincoln contains seven letters. The name Kennedy contains seven letters.
Lincoln was concerned with civil rights. Kennedy was concerned with civil rights.
Lincoln\'s wife lost a child while living in the White House Kennedy\'s wife lost a child while living in the White House
Was shot on a Friday. Was shot on a Friday.
Was shot in the head. Was shot in the head.
Lincoln\'s secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy\'s secretary was named Lincoln.
Was assassinated by a Southerner. Was assassinated by a Southerner.
Was succeeded by a Southerner. Was succeeded by a Southerner.
Lincoln successor\'s name was Johnson. Kennedy successor\'s name was Johnson.
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
John Wilkes Booth, was born in 1839. Lee Harvey Oswald, was born in 1939.
The assassin was known by his three names. The assassin was known by his three names.
John Wilkes Booth\'s name is comprised of fifteen letters Lee Harvey Oswald\'s name is comprised of fifteen letters
Booth ran from the theater and was caught in a warehouse. Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a theater.
Booth was assassinated before his trial. Oswald was assassinated before his trial.
A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland. A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Monroe, Marilyn
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| Thanks for the laughs, both of you || Aug 15, 2002 |
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