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Firing Line Friday: Implications of Watergate

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the impeachment trial of a sitting President of the United State happening for only the third time … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Capital Punishment (1968)

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Previously, the question of Capital Punishment with Steve Allen was examined previously, but just two year after, the … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Capital Punishment (1966)

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The history of Capital Punishment in the United States has been one that is quite undulating in the … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Road Back

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Much has been achieved to not only slow down the advance of socialism but also to establish a … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Resolved: That Government Is Not the Solution; It Is the Problem

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1981, Ronald Reagan declared during his inauguration speech that “government is not the solution to our problems; … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Psychiatry: New Explorations

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With so many people saying that we are living in “crazy times”. Thirty-nine years ago, Dr. Thomas S. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is There a Liberal Crack-Up?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Win or lose in 2020, the question asked thirty-five years ago appears to be evergreen: Is there a … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Meaning of the China Vote

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the People’s Republic of China being in the news, primarily for the repression in Hong Kong, let … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Republican Party and Mr. Nixon

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In the previous two Firing Line Friday posts, the wipeout, on the Presidential level, of the Democrats in … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part II

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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