Daily Archives: May 8, 2013

Very Strange Bedfellows 1

I started Jules Witcover’s 2007 book, Very Strange Bedfellows: The Short and Unhappy Marriage of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew.  I’ll use as my starting-point something that Witcover says on page 37.  The setting is the 1968 Presidential election. “At … Continue reading

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Roger’s Parents

In my latest reading of People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, M. Scott Peck talked about another case study in the area of human evil: Mr. R. and Mrs. R., the parents of Roger. Unlike Bobby’s … Continue reading

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