Daily Archives: June 22, 2013

A 1988 Presidential Debate (Among Primary Candidates)

On YouTube, I watched a 1988 Presidential election debate that was moderated by Tom Brokaw.  Or, actually, it was two debates: it alternated between a debate among the Democratic primary candidates, and one among the Republican primary candidates. It’s definitely … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 15

For my blog post today on Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I will quote what Stephen Ambrose says on page 432. “‘How can you support a quitter?’ [Nixon] bitterly asked Ziegler.  He told a story about the time he was … Continue reading

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Psalm 119: Ayin

For my blog post on Psalm 119: Ayin, I will focus on v 128. My literal translation of the Masoretic Text for this verse is: Therefore all precepts of all I made straight; every way of deception I hated. The … Continue reading

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