Daily Archives: October 25, 2012

A Debate That Included a Green

I recently watched the congressional debate for New York’s twenty-fourth district, which included Republican Ann Marie Buerkle, Democrat Dan Maffei, and Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum. To be honest, I’m a little confused about the districts.  My online searches indicate … Continue reading

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Bruce Bartlett’s The New American Economy 7: Europe, and Concluding Thoughts

I finished Bruce Bartlett’s The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward. In my latest reading, Bartlett continued to promote the Value Added Tax (VAT) as a way for the federal government to raise revenue … Continue reading

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Grace and Philo

I have two items for my write-up today on Erwin Goodenough’s By Light, Light: The Mystic Gospel of Hellenistic Judaism. 1.  On pages 131-132, Goodenough says the following about Philo’s view of Noah: “Noah…would appear to be the man who … Continue reading

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