Daily Archives: April 18, 2020

On The Internal Contradictions Of The Fifth Ammendment: A Constitutional Essay

The fifth Amendment is perhaps most famous for its use in legal dramas relating to the avoidance of self-incrimination, as “pleading the fifth” has becoming a common expression when we do not wish to say something that would negatively rebound … Continue reading

Posted in American Civil War, American History, History, Musings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: In The Name Of The People

In The Name Of The People:  Speeches And Writings Of Lincoln And Douglas In The Ohio Campaign Of 1859, edited by Harry V. Jaffa and Robert W. Johannsen This book is a rarity and it deals with one of the … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Shakespeare’s Politics

Shakespeare’s Politics, by Allan Bloom with Harry Jaffa One of the joys of quarantine reading is getting in touch with classics that one has read a long time ago but not had the chance to read in recent years, and … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , , | 1 Comment