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The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot By Gertrude Himmelfarb

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A review of a review! Well, sort of. WWTFT examines Gertrude Himmelfarb's book on George Eliot. Eliot, born Mary Jane Evans, was a free thinker who wrote of the pseudonym perhaps as a way to gain more respect for her work - or to shield her lifestyle. Whatever the reason, Eliot is considered to be one of the best novelists of her time - except for her final work, which even today is not appreciated by many critics. Himmelfarb looks at why this might be.Read the rest of this entry »

July 29, 2014   1 Comment

CD Review: Forgiven

Forgiven has great lyrics and an awesome sound. While there are some similarities to a lot of other artists, their sound is unique.Read the rest of this entry »

July 26, 2014   No Comments

Crisis management – Obama style

Crisis looms throughout the world – in the Middle East, Ukraine, and even at our own southern border. Yet, despite all of this, our Nobel Peace Prize-winning president seems ill-equipped at best or totally disinterested and disengaged at worst.

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July 23, 2014   1 Comment

Book Review: Librivox Recording of The Invisible Man

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The Invisible Man is fast paced reading/listening and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Read the rest of this entry »

July 19, 2014   No Comments

Obama’s Enforcer Eric Holder’s Justice Department by John Fund and Hans von Spakovsky

It's much worse than you know. A new book by John Fund and Hans von Spakovsky, details how the government, in particular, the DoJ has been subverted and perverted in an unprecedented manner, since the President and his "enforcer" took charge.Read the rest of this entry »

July 17, 2014   No Comments

If you like your teacher…

Common Core, the stealth invasion of public education, is now joined by another little known federal initiative. It is called “Excellent Educators for All,“ and it, too, is courtesy of President Obama and his education consigliere Arne Duncan. Read the rest of this entry »

July 14, 2014   2 Comments

The Fear Index by Robert Harris

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It's hard to review a novel without ruining it for the reader with spoilers. But, there are no spoilers in this short review!Read the rest of this entry »

July 12, 2014   No Comments

An Unpleasant Description of a President

Thomas Jefferson referred to his opponent, John Adams as a, ... hideous hermaphroditical character, which has neither the force and firmness of a man, nor the gentleness and sensibility of a woman. Adams was none of these things as any one who has read history knows.Read the rest of this entry »

July 12, 2014   No Comments

CD Review: Astronaut

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Astronaut is a very pleasant CD to listen to. It is a very strong both thematically and musically, and of considerably higher quality than much of what is on the radio. If caliber and talent mean anything, Fox seems destined for success.Read the rest of this entry »

July 12, 2014   1 Comment

A Brief Interview With Author Tim McGrath

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Tim McGrath, author of a fantastic biography of John Barry and most recently of Give Me Fast Ship, graciously agreed to answer a few questions on the latter book. Read the rest of this entry »

July 10, 2014   No Comments