Category Archives: Sarah Palin

Nicolle Wallace as a Host of The View

I am not a regular viewer of The View, but I have watched the show, now and then.  A lot of my viewing of it has been through You-Tube: I want to see if a controversial guest (i.e., Ann Coulter, … Continue reading

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The Selling of the President 1968

I read Joe McGinnis’ 1969 book, The Selling of the President 1968.  The book is about the attempts of Nixon’s campaign to create an image of Richard Nixon that they could sell to the public.  Incidentally, McGinnis is the same … Continue reading

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Seize the Moment 3

For my write-up today on Richard Nixon’s 1992 book, Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World, I will again quote passages from the book, following each quote with my comments. 1.  On pages 176-177, Nixon discusses what the … Continue reading

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Seize the Moment 2

I’m still reading Richard Nixon’s 1992 book, Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World.  I have five items for today.  Like yesterday’s post, my post today will comment on quotations from Nixon’s book.  I’ll be using those quotations … Continue reading

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Game Change

I watched the movie Game Change recently, which is about Sarah Palin.  The movie is widely considered to be a negative depiction of Palin, even by Palin herself (who, as far as I know, has not seen the movie).  And … Continue reading

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Six Crises 12

For my write-up today on Richard Nixon’s 1962 book Six Crises, I’ll quote what Nixon says on page 344 about his preparation for the 1960 Presidential debates: “I followed my usual practice of reading as widely as possible and of … Continue reading

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Take It Back 7: Energy and the Environment

In my latest reading of James Carville and Paul Begala’s Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future (copyright 2006), I read the chapter on the environment, and I started the chapter on the media (i.e., how the media … Continue reading

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Take It Back 4: The Iraq War

My latest reading of Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future, by James Carville and Paul Begala, was about national security.  Essentially, Carville and Begala criticized how George W. Bush’s handled 9/11—-both the events leading up to it … Continue reading

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The Real Romney 11

I finished The Real Romney, by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman.  My latest reading covered Mitt Romney’s run for President in 2008, as Romney gets into an altercation with a reporter at Staples over lobbyists in his campaign, and John … Continue reading

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Tim Pawlenty’s Courage to Stand 9

In my latest reading of Tim Pawlenty’s Courage to Stand, Pawlenty talks about how he was on the list to be John McCain’s running mate in 2008, John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin instead, and the problems that Pawlenty believes … Continue reading

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