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Rendering Unto Caesar

“Parnell came down the road, he said to a cheering man:
‘Ireland shall get her beedom and you shall break stone.'”

—W. Yeats

That some Protestant theologians meshed Christianity with Nazism and became ardent supporters of Hider should surprise no

Wrongful ‘Rights’
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Wrongful ‘Rights’

“Men ambitious of political authority have found out the secret of manufacturing generalities. “ -Sir Henry Sumner Maine

Donald Lambro: Washington—City of Scandals; Little, Brown; Boston. 

Richard E. Morgan: Disabling America; Basic Books; New York.

The contemporary American political scene

Partial Prognoses
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Partial Prognoses

Paul Fussell has written an interesting entertainment that examines the American class structure. It is basically descriptive and impressionistic and espouses no cause. It is filled with keen insights and amusing anecdotes and is consequently a relaxing, nontaxing book. In

The Essence of Evil
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The Essence of Evil

Susan Jacoby: Wild Justice: The Evolution of Revenge; Harper & Row; New York.

Joe McGinniss: Fatal Vision; G. P. Putnam’s Sons; New York.

 These two very different books are linked by a common theme—coping with evil. Jacoby presents