On Tuesday night, journalist and former CBS news anchor Dan Rather wrote a lengthy Facebook post concerning Donald Trump's remark that the "Second Amendment people" could maybe do something about Hillary Clinton. You know, like shoot her. Lol, political humor. That was the last straw for Rather.

No trying-to-be objective and fair journalist, no citizen who cares about the country and its future can ignore what...

Posted by Dan Rather on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

At the end of his post, Rather quotes Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States who also wrote a few good speeches:

"We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature."

Lincoln used these stirring words to end his First Inaugural Address. It was the eve of the Civil War and sadly his call for sanity, cohesion and peace was met with horrific violence that almost left our precious Union asunder. We cannot let that happen again.