Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

Two Perspectives on U.S. Energy Policy

I listened to two talk radio shows today.  The first was that of Rush Limbaugh, the controversial right-wing host.  And the second was that of Thom Hartmann, a progressive. I was especially intrigued by their different points-of-view on energy policy, … Continue reading

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Kucinich and Kaptur; Rush and Hannity on Inconsistency

I have two political points for today: 1.  I read that Congressman Dennis Kucinich lost to Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur in the race for the Democratic nomination in Ohio’s ninth district.  I think it’s sad that redistricting put both of these … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 6

I have two items for my write-up today on Susan Faludi’s 1991 book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women: 1.  On page 92, Faludi states: “Federal statistics that have compared the cost of employing men and women find no … Continue reading

Posted in Political Philosophy, Politics, Women's History Month

Meier on the Death of John the Baptist

For my write-up today on volume 2 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, I will talk about Meier’s discussion of Mark 6:17-29, which concerns the death of John the Baptist.  In Mark 6:17-29, John is put … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion