Daily Archives: October 22, 2012

Rumplestiltskin, Captain Hook, and True Courage

I actually enjoyed last night’s episode of Once Upon a Time.  I decided to watch the show this season, even though I did not watch the first season, because the documentary summation of the show’s plot intrigued me, plus I … Continue reading

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Bruce Bartlett’s The New American Economy 4: Tax Cuts, Supply, and Inflation

In my latest reading of The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward, Bruce Bartlett discusses the rise of supply-side economics. Probably the clearest definition of supply-side economics that I’ve encountered is from David Stockman’s … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Political Philosophy, Politics, Ronald Reagan

Women; Fairness

I have two items for my write-up today on the Anchor Bible commentary on The Wisdom of Ben Sira. 1.  Patrick Skehan’s translation of Ben Sira 41:21c, 20b, and 22a says that one should be ashamed of the following: “Of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion, Sirach