Daily Archives: May 15, 2013

Constitution USA: Did the Framers Intend a Living, Breathing Constitution?

I’ve been enjoying the PBS show, Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.  Essentially, Peter Sagal rides on a motorcycle and interviews people about the U.S. Constitution. In a scene in last night’s episode, Peter is talking with a scholar.  The scholar … Continue reading

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Very Strange Bedfellows 8

In my post today on Jules Witcover’s Very Strange Bedfellows: The Short and Unhappy Marriage of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew, I’ll focus on Richard Nixon’s interactions with Spiro Agnew. Witcover essentially portrays Nixon as someone who was nice and … Continue reading

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To Be Truly Yourself

I finished M. Scott Peck’s People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil.  Something that Peck said on page 264 stood out to me.  On that page, Peck argues that evil people are dull (“Once you’ve seen one … Continue reading

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