Daily Archives: May 9, 2017

Hands To Heaven

Few people today remember the band Breathe.  Along with other acts like Johnny Hates Jazz (ironically), they helped establish the smooth jazz genre through their own brand of soft rock.  Also, somewhat oddly, although they were an English pop rock … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers:  How The White House Chiefs Of Staff Define Every Presidency, by Chris Whipple [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Blogs/Crown Publishing Group.  All thoughts and opinions.] Honestly, this is the sort of book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thoughts On Machiavelli

Thoughts On Machiavelli, by Leo Strauss It is not to be wondered that Leo Strauss has, as a political philosopher, been subject to a great deal of popular disdain. He fully earned his bad reputation as a corrupter of philosophy, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Political Philosophy Of Hobbes

The Political Philosophy Of Hobbes:  Its Basis And Its Genesis, by Leo Strauss, translated by Elsa M. Sinclair For many years I have been fond of the political philosophy of Harry Jaffa, who was a student of Leo Strauss [1]. … Continue reading

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