Monthly Archives: August 2013

Book Review: “The Brethren”

  Woodward does his usual brilliant reporting. It is fascinating to read the play and interplay regarding huge multi-year cases like Roe v. Wade and busing. But it is almost impossible to conceive of how the Court continued to function … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Nine”

  The Nine by Jeffrey Toobin I found this to be a fascinating story of the past few decades of Supreme Court labor. Toobin definitely explores the Court from his moderate-to-liberal position – a stance I sympathize with largely in … Continue reading

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Newtown Tragedy: “Here Comes the Son”

Posted December 2012 Little Benjamin Wheeler was buried in Newtown, Connecticut last week, one of twenty first-graders who died in the mass shooting. At the funeral, grieving friends and family played the tune “Here Comes the Sun” for the budding … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Gone Girl”

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn If you simply want great writing with a brilliant plot, this book deserves the cumulative forty thousand stars it’s been given. Gillian Flynn is a master wordsmith; the phrases she turns are visionary and always fresh. … Continue reading

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“Come Together”: The Congressional Remix

Here’s the pop album cover I’d like to see. Walking across Constitution Avenue in D.C., these four rock-and-rollers: Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, and John Boehner. Striding confidently left to right, one of them barefoot, a nondescript Volkswagen bug … Continue reading

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Anthony Weiner – Get Off the Stage!

So what kind of forgiveness do Christians offer when sex-scandal sinners like Anthony Weiner and San Diego mayor Bob Filner want to give a quick media mea culpa and then remain in the race – or hold onto their position? … Continue reading

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