Daily Archives: June 21, 2013

Michael Reagan’s “Mexico Held Back by Corruption”

I was looking through some conservative Townhall columns yesterday, trying to decide which ones to read.  One that I chose to read was Michael Reagan’s Mexico Held Back by Corruption.  Here are some of my favorite passages from it: “What … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 14

For my blog post today about Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll talk about something that Stephen Ambrose says on page 405: “Kissinger remarked, ‘In destroying himself, Nixon had wrecked the lives of almost all who had come into contact … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Religion

Norman Thomas and the Anti-War Movement

My latest reading of W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist was about Thomas’ views on the anti-war movement in the 1960’s.  Norman Thomas was a six-time Socialist candidate for President of the United States. Thomas was opposed to the … Continue reading

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