Daily Archives: September 23, 2014

Book Review: The Battle Of The Crater

The Battle Of The Crater, by Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen I must admit that I have not read anything by Newt Gingrich before, but this book was a pleasantly written book, albeit one that had a complicated view … Continue reading

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West Coast Time

I have written before about my fondness for Michelle Branch’s music [1] and also about the cruel fate of artists whose music is recorded and not released [2], a fate that artists like Badfinger [3] and Chicago [4], among others, … Continue reading

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Argumentative Reflection: Do We Need A State?

Today I just started an online course on political philosophy, which is one of my favorite subjects, and one of the assignments of that course is to write a weekly “argumentative reflection” that deals with a question of controversy in … Continue reading

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