Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Short Circuit

If you are a person with even remotely conservative leanings, the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is an easy court to hate.  Recently, the Supreme Court overturned (not surprisingly) a particularly contentious case involving travel restrictions on people … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cause Of All Nations

The Cause Of All Nations:  An International History Of The American Civil War, by Don H. Doyle Every once in a while a fond reader of diplomatic history such as myself will find a good book that takes a familiar … Continue reading

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Book Review: Slavemaster President

Slavemaster President:  The Double Career Of James Polk, by William Dusinberre I found this book deeply fascinating, but I hesitate about giving this book a warm recommendation for a few reasons.  Few can deny, in light of our contemporary politics, … Continue reading

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