Daily Archives: July 27, 2012

Newt Gingrich’s To Save America 9: Energy and the Environment

I have four items for my write-up today on Newt Gingrich’s To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine.  Their focus is on the environment and/or energy. 1.  On page 240, Newt challenges the narrative that capitalism coincides with damage to … Continue reading

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Jay Gilbert on Chick-Fil-A, Boston, and Chicago

In an online discussion, Jay Gilbert made the following insightful comment about the Chick-Fil-A controversy and how government officials in Boston and Chicago are treating the business: “I fully support boycotting the restaurant (I have for years), but I think … Continue reading

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The Pivotal Catiline Conspiracy

For my write-up today on Helmut Koester’s History, Culture, and Religion of the Hellenistic Age, I’ll use as a pivot the Catiline conspiracy.  You can read about the Catiline conspiracy here. Essentially, Catiline was a Roman politician who sought to … Continue reading

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