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Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Book Write-Up: Things That Differ, by Cornelius R. Stam
- Your Father Was an Amorite
- Exodus 22:2-3 and Self-Defense
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- "Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning"
- Student and Scholar Spotlight: Dr. Douglas Boin
- Lessons on Love from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- 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
Tag Archives: Bill Clinton
Book Write-Up: The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents, by David L. Holmes
David L. Holmes. The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents: From Truman to Obama. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 2012. See here to buy the book. David L. Holmes teaches religious studies at the College of William and Mary. About … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Religion Tagged Abortion, barack obama, Bill Clinton, David L. Holmes, Dwight David Eisenhower, Dwight Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Harry S. Truman, Harry Truman, Ike, JFK, Jimmy Carter, John F. Kennedy, LBJ, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Lyndon Johnson, racism, Richard Nixon, ronald reagan, segregation, Southern Baptists, The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents 1 Comment
When did I first hear of Maya Angelou? It may have been when my Mom was a college student. Her major was African-American studies. She brought home some of Maya Angelou’s works, such as I Know Why the Caged Bird … Continue reading
Posted in Deaths, Politics, Television, Touched by an Angel Tagged African-American studies, Bill Clinton, Maya, Maya Angelou 1 Comment
Take It Back 8: The Media
In my latest reading of Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future (copyright 2006), James Carville and Paul Begala talk about media bias. They dispute that the media have a liberal bias, for they note that the media … Continue reading
Posted in Candidates, George W. Bush, Political Philosophy, Politics, Ronald Reagan Tagged Bill Clinton, Charles Krauthammer, Chris Wallace, David Brooks, David Croteau, George W. Bush, james carville, John Kerry, liberal media, Paul Begala, Take It Back Comments Off on Take It Back 8: The Media
My Favorite Part of the 2012 Presidential Election
My favorite part of the 2012 Presidential race was Bill Clinton’s speech at the Democratic National Convention (see here for the transcript). There are a couple of reasons for this: 1. At first, I found the speech to be rather … Continue reading
Posted in Candidates, Current Events, Politics Tagged 2008 Democratic National Convention, 2012 Democratic National Convention, barack obama, Bill Clinton, democratic national convention, john mccain, michelle obama, mitt romney, political books, Politics, watch news Comments Off on My Favorite Part of the 2012 Presidential Election
Psalm 101: Does Character Matter?
For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 101, or, more accurately, I will use Psalm 101 as a starting-point to talk about the character of leaders. Psalm 101 is probably a Psalm by an Israelite … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Political Philosophy, Politics, Psalms, Religion, Weekly Quiet Time Tagged Bill Clinton, brick wall of reality, character, deal-making, Jimmy Carter, LBJ, Lyndon Johnson Comments Off on Psalm 101: Does Character Matter?
A Debate That Included a Green
I recently watched the congressional debate for New York’s twenty-fourth district, which included Republican Ann Marie Buerkle, Democrat Dan Maffei, and Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum. To be honest, I’m a little confused about the districts. My online searches indicate … Continue reading
Posted in Candidates, Environment, Political Philosophy, Politics Tagged 24th district, 25th district, Ann Marie Buerkle, Bill Clinton, buerkle, congressional debate, Congressional Race, Dan Lamb, Dan Maffei, Democrat, DePauw University, financial stimulus, green energy, Green Party, libertarian, moderate republican, New York, New York elections, Politics, Republican, Richard Hanna, Sandra Fluke, third party candidates, Ursula Rozum Comments Off on A Debate That Included a Green