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Werewolf Cop by Andrew Klavan

Werewolf Cop
Klavan's latest novel is both entertaining and thought provoking. It's the story Zach Adams, dubbed "The Supercop" by the press, after saving a child from a ruthless psychopath. But this cop, is no ordinary superhero - he's a werewolf!Read the rest of this entry »

March 28, 2015   No Comments

The Return of George Washington by Edward J. Larson

The Return of George Washington
The title of this book seems to indicate that during the years between George Washington's voluntary relinquishing of his command at Annapolis and his assumption of the presidency, he was truly retired from public service. In reality The Return of George Washington is perhaps a bit of a misnomer, once the facts are known.Read the rest of this entry »

March 24, 2015   2 Comments

Race away from Starbucks – and fast! (Part II)

Starbucks has issued a new edict to employees. After just one week, the company has ended what it referred to as the first phase of its “Race Together” campaign. The first phase consisted of writing the same “Race Together” slogan …

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March 24, 2015   1 Comment

Race away from Starbucks – and fast!

As has been widely reported, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants to talk about race relations. Actually, he doesn’t want to talk about it as much as he wants his employees to engage customers in the subject. There is really nothing …

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March 23, 2015   1 Comment

Be Careful What You Say

This story was relayed to me by one of the security folks in a building where I used to work.  He was a nice older guy who always had a smile and pleasant word for whomever he met.  Consequently, he …

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March 22, 2015   1 Comment

Lincoln’s Gamble By Todd Brewster

Lincoln's Gamble
Brewster's detailed account is an important addition to understanding the Proclamation and the circumstances of its genesis. The book is well researched and Brewster writes well, if somewhat acerbically.Read the rest of this entry »

March 21, 2015   2 Comments

The Boston Massacre

On this day in 1770, British troops killed 5 Americans in an event that became known as The Boston Massacre.Read the rest of this entry »

March 5, 2015   2 Comments

Net Neutrality – Woot! (not)

Some contend that many if not most of those opposed to Net Neutrality are only opposed to it because the Obama Administration is so clearly for it.

That’s a fair contention. Certainly Obama raises so much ire in the minds …

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February 27, 2015   No Comments

The Geographer’s Library by Jon Fasman

The Geographer's Library
Fasman's The Geographer's Library is an interesting, if perplexing book, replete with mystery combined with great writing. Read the rest of this entry »

February 26, 2015   No Comments

The Last Shot by Lynn Schooler

Last Shot
The Last Shot is the story of the Confederate privateer, the CSS Shenandoah. But this book will appeal to an audience beyond that of Civil War enthusiasts. Before the Shenandoah ever fires a shot, the story teems with intrigue. Confederate agents, Union spies, evasive British officials and angry Union officials are among the characters who scuttle across Schooler’s first 40 pages.Read the rest of this entry »

February 24, 2015   No Comments