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A Brief Interview With Author Tim McGrath

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

Enough To Make You Sick

While the president’s wife frets that school lunches are not healthy enough for the nation’s children, neither she nor the president are concerned about a much more serious threat to the health of the nation’s children and, for that matter, adults, as well.Read the rest of this entry »

July 9, 2014   2 Comments

Give Me A Fast Ship by Tim McGrath

McGrath has written a very complete and detailed history of the Revolutionary American Navy His book fills in a gap left by many historians focusing on Revolution. There is no shortage of heroic figures, to satisfy the most ardent patriot!Read the rest of this entry »

July 8, 2014   2 Comments

America Lite How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered in the Obamacrats) By  David Gelernter

America Light
America Light not a cheerful book, although the author leavens it with large helpings of humor. And he does manage to end on a hopeful note. He reminds readers that America has a history of over coming bad times. He declares that we will do it again. Read the rest of this entry »

July 7, 2014   4 Comments

Book Review: The Knife Man by Wendy Moore

John Hunter was a man far in advance of his time who fought against superstition and stubborn resistance to scientific discovery. By necessity, he resorted to devious methods to obtain cadavers for his anatomical research. He had a huge impact on countless students of medicine, including Joseph Lister and others.Read the rest of this entry »

July 5, 2014   No Comments

Happy Independence Day!

Today when we commemorate the blessings bequeathed to us by the Founders is a good time to remember that those blessings come with responsibilities. It seems fitting that this should be our annual post on this day.Read the rest of this entry »

July 4, 2014   21 Comments

American Independents

Some thoughts on what it means to be an American today ... and what it used to mean.Read the rest of this entry »

July 4, 2014   2 Comments

America: Imagine The World Without Her

The movie is well put together and thoughtful The left will hate it. Go see it.Read the rest of this entry »

July 3, 2014   4 Comments

The runoff victory speech that should have been given

We think the victory speech by the certain winning senator from that certain southern state probably should have gone something like this ....Read the rest of this entry »

July 2, 2014   No Comments

A Summons To Perdition by John L. Work

A Summons To Perdition is not a happy book. It is, as it’s subtitle states, a “novel of suspense.” John Work did a lot of research in writing this book and one can only hope that the dire picture he paints about the degree to which radical Islam has infiltrated American society and government is merely Work’s construct for the purposes of making a good story. If not, Work had best watch out for himself.Read the rest of this entry »

June 30, 2014   No Comments