Posts Tagged ‘Nixon’

A Whale of a Theory

Well, ol’ Jonah Goldberg, “author” of something called “Liberal Fascism,” has another history lesson for us all, and it’s a doozy.  Our favorite chubby underachiever was apparently feeling like the dunce in the room before Glenn Beck’s chalkboard, since the real smarties like Dinesh D’Souza and had just come out with newer, even more awesome [...]

The Time of Illusion

One of my favorite books to emerge from the Watergate era, and there are many, is Jonathan Schell’s The Time of Illusion.  In it, Schell discusses the myriad ways that the Nixon Administration created a world where truth didn’t matter; wars were fought, laws were made and lives were either exalted or destroyed based on [...]