Daily Archives: October 23, 2012

Change, or Just Playing for Another Team?

Carson Clark of the blog “Musings of a Hardline Moderate” recently had an insightful post, Miniblog #137: How Did I Break from the Fundamentalist, Pentecostal Republican Mold? While Carson’s post is about how he left his fundamentalist, Pentecostal, Republican mold, … Continue reading

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Bruce Bartlett’s The New American Economy 5: Did the Bush Tax Cuts Work?

For my write-up today on Bruce Bartlett’s The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward, I’ll use as my starting-point Bartlett’s assessment of the Bush tax cuts on page 140: “To be sure, some of … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, George W. Bush, Political Philosophy, Politics

Completing the Anchor Bible Commentary on Ben Sira

I finished the Anchor Bible commentary on The Wisdom of Ben Sira.  In this post, I will discuss an item from my latest reading of this book, and then I will talk about another item that is from my previous … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Greco-Roman, Religion, Sirach

Reactions to the Third Presidential Debate

I just watched the third and final Presidential debate for 2012.  I thought that President Barack Obama did well on a number of fronts.  First, Obama argued that things have gotten better during his term, as he discussed his rebuilding … Continue reading

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