Monthly Archives: April 2005

Nixon and the Clinton impeachment: half a motive

Henry Hyde’s comments about the failed GOP effort to impeach Clinton have gotten a lot of publicity. On the verge of retiring, last Thursday Rep. Hyde (R-Ill.) made some attention-garnering and relatively frank statements.   Interviewed by ABC, Hyde suggested that he has had “second thoughts about leading the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1998 on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in… Read More

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“Imaginary Crimes”: a book recommendation

Hidden guilt – hidden even from the self – afflicts ordinary people in everyday life, with costs uncounted and uncountable, according to a book by Lewis Engel, PhD, and Tom Ferguson, MD, titled Imaginary Crimes (Houghton Mifflin, 1990). The thesis of Imaginary Crimes is simple: many adults suffer from a version of “survivor’s guilt,” a guilt not over wrong done but over the mere fact… Read More

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