Daily Archives: February 27, 2012


I finished Hans Dieter Betz’s commentary on The Sermon on the Mount.  In this post, I’ll quote some statements that Betz makes about friendship. On page 600, Betz states: “Greek ethics did understand love and friendship in terms of an … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on Firing Line (1988)

I was watching some Firing Line videos on YouTube yesterday.  Today, I’m watching William F. Buckley’s 1988 interview with Ron Paul, who was the Libertarian candidate for President at the time.  A professor also cross-examines Paul.  The topics include Paul’s … Continue reading

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Nixon’s Civil Rights 27

I finished Dean Kotlowski’s Nixon’s Civil Rights.  In his epilogue, Kotlowski offers his assessment of President Richard Nixon’s civil rights policies.  In some areas, Nixon followed others, either activist federal courts or the Democratic-controlled Congress.  This was evident on such … Continue reading

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