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Top Posts & Pages
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Were the Maccabees Aaronides?
- Peck Knew More Than Kathy About God: On What Basis?
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Exodus 22:2-3 and Self-Defense
- Steve Hays Contra Hector Avalos: Were the Disciples Deadbeat Dads?
- Patterns of Evidence (the Exodus), Part 3: Ipuwer
- The New American on Pro-Life Laws and Keri Lake
- Tucker’s 5/17/2022 Monologue
- The Z Man: The Party’s Over
- David Cole on the Absurdity of WaPo “Fact-Checking” and the Woke “Words Kill” Meme
- FAIR: What You Should Really Know About Ukraine
- NYMAG: Joe Biden’s Big Squeeze
- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
- Book Write-Ups: The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People; Reformation Commentary on John 13-21; Every Leaf, Line, and Letter
- The New American: Celebrate! Columbus “Divided History” and Deserves to be Defended, Not Upended
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
Category Archives: Health Care
I was going to do a book write-up today about a book that I just finished. I’m not in much of a mood to do that right now, even though it was a very good book! I’ll probably write the … Continue reading
The Ends of Power 13
On page 411 of The Ends of Power, H.R. Haldeman (with Joseph DiMona) states the following: “By presenting Nixon, or attempting to, as 100 percent pure and good, we were setting him up for a disastrous fall when it was … Continue reading
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President Nixon: Alone in the White House 18
On page 572 of President Nixon: Alone in the White House, Richard Reeves says the following: “What America did not seem to want was the aid Nixon had pledged to Vietnam, both South and North, in the peace agreement…[E]ven J. … Continue reading
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Reinventing Richard Nixon 7
In my blog post today about Daniel Frick’s Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession, I’ll use as my starting-point a passage on pages 167-168. There, Frick states: “For liberals, Richard Nixon serves as more than an … Continue reading
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Atlas Shrugged, Part II
I watched Atlas Shrugged, Part II yesterday. Atlas Shrugged, Part II is the second of a three-part series of movies that are based on Atlas Shrugged, a novel that was written by the philosopher Ayn Rand in the 1950’s. To … Continue reading
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Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 20
I finished Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990. On page 586, Ambrose asks questions about Nixon that a number of people have asked: “What made Richard Nixon what he was? How could a man who had so much talent, … Continue reading
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Beyond Peace 4
I finished Richard Nixon’s 1994 book, Beyond Peace. This book was published in the same year that Richard Nixon passed on. Getting a handle on Richard Nixon’s political ideology is not an easy task. He often talks like a conservative … Continue reading
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Seize the Moment 4
I finished Richard Nixon’s 1992 book, Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World. In this post, I’ll comment on three quotes from the book. 1. On page 290, Nixon says the following about entitlements: “Today, we are witnessing … Continue reading
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Jerry Voorhis: The Strange Case of Richard Milhous Nixon 3
My post today on former Democratic Congressman Jerry Voorhis’ The Strange Case of Richard Milhous Nixon will focus on health care. A while back, progressive blogger Michael Westmoreland-White said the following about Senator Edward Kennedy and health care reform: “[Kennedy] … Continue reading
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