Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

And She Shall Be His Wife Because He Has Humbled Her

From time to time I have pondered the problem of shotgun marriages [1], and as we wound up looking at the relationship between marriage alliances and the restrictions of divorce.  As we will shortly see, this connection is not as … Continue reading

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Album Review: Hotel Paper

Hotel Paper, by Michelle Branch Hotel Paper, released in 2003, was the second major-label album [1] released by Michelle Branch.  At the time it was released I was a college student and had been a fan of her since her … Continue reading

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Book Review: Almost President

Almost President:  The Men Who Lost The Race But Changed The Nation, by Scott Farris I read a lot of books, even a lot of books about elections and politics [1], but the response I got to this book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hats In The Ring

Hats In The Ring:  An Illustrated History of American Presidential Campaigns, by Evan Cornog and Richard Whelan This is an odd book, but not odd in a bad way.  The authors appear to be at least somewhat downcast about the … Continue reading

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