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Climate march of the tyrants

Lucky for most of us, the recent People’s Climate March skipped most of the world and settled in Manhattan and a few other places. There the climate change groupies performed, as they normally do, a parody of themselves.Read the rest of this entry »

September 29, 2014   8 Comments

Book Review: Thunderstruck

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Erik Larson's Thunderstruck reads like a novel, but it isn't. It's a non-fiction history of the invention of wireless telegraphy and a famous murder. Read the rest of this entry »

September 27, 2014   No Comments

John Marshall by Harlow Giles Unger

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This is an extensively researched biography of a man who is too little remembered today. It’s become a cliché to say that a book reads like a novel, but that doesn’t make it any less true. Unger is a superb writer whose books have often been reviewed on this blog. Each one seems better than the last. We look forward to the next one. Read the rest of this entry »

September 25, 2014   No Comments

Meaning

There is a difference between recognizing that there is a higher Good in the sense of the True, and the Beautiful, and denying its existence while simultaneously trying to create it without a pattern upon which to base the design.Read the rest of this entry »

September 22, 2014   1 Comment

The Arroyo

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The Arroyo is an absorbing depiction of porous borders, the marauders who cross it with impunity and the illegals they control and sometimes rape and kill. It is superbly acted and directed. Too bad Congress cannot be required to view it.Read the rest of this entry »

September 18, 2014   2 Comments

Arundel by Kenneth Roberts

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Arundel is an entertaining and highly informative story, and it is clear that Roberts did a lot of research. This reader learned a lot from reading it, and independently verified some of what Roberts had to say, following the trail whose origins the author thankfully included in a brief bibliography at the end of the book.Read the rest of this entry »

September 17, 2014   1 Comment

A Refusal To Reach For Heaven Means an Involuntary Descent Into Hell*

Life is transitory, but not meaningless and without purpose. Uncovering that purpose, and recognizing the transitory nature of our time on earth, forces one to confront certain realities that the are unpleasant to a mind that has been trained brain-washed to focus only upon what it can see, touch and feel.Read the rest of this entry »

September 16, 2014   6 Comments

Words and Deeds 

The poet and novelist Marion Montgomery, wrote: “The truth of things, which must be our concern always, is revealed through words rightly used and rightly taken.” Read the rest of this entry »

September 15, 2014   No Comments

Book Review: The Lady or The Tiger? by Frank R. Stockton

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Sometimes you can judge a book by it's cover.Read the rest of this entry »

September 13, 2014   No Comments

Multicultural Phobia

Political Correctness has some pretty nasty consequences if you are a girl in Rotherham England.Read the rest of this entry »

September 8, 2014   1 Comment