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CD Review: Susan Tedeschi

If you're a Bonnie Raitt fan, especially her older stuff, and are in the mood for some fun, upbeat and energetic music, buy this CD.Read the rest of this entry »

August 9, 2014   No Comments

Reflections on the state of things – from the back yard

Shawn on raft
Doggone it! Curtice offers some brilliant observations from his best friend, Shawn.Read the rest of this entry »

August 5, 2014   2 Comments

Tool Review: Work Sharp 3000

If you've got some chisels to sharpen, this is the tool for you!Read the rest of this entry »

August 2, 2014   1 Comment

Book Review: Franco, The Man and His Nation

Franco was more than just a fascist dictator, and certainly no Nazi. The biographer, George Hills, did meticulous research and conducted extensive interviews with many of the participants in the Spanish civil war. He neither deifies nor demonizes Franco in his book.Read the rest of this entry »

July 30, 2014   No Comments

The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot By Gertrude Himmelfarb

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.

Let’s …

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July 23, 2014   1 Comment

Book Review: Librivox Recording of The Invisible Man

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