Daily Archives: July 17, 2018

Get Ben In

How do memes start?  Sometimes it is worthwhile to start at the end and move backwards.  Above is a picture of me wearing a t-shirt that I bought from someone who was quite cleverly profiting off of a book that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Henry Clay: Statesman For The Union

Henry Clay:  Statesman For The Union, by Robert V. Remini This was is not a book to be read lightly.  Coming in at nearly 800 pages, this book is the first full-length biography of Henry Clay to be written in … Continue reading

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Book Review: At The Edge Of The Precipice

At The Edge Of The Precipice:  Henry Clay And The Compromise That Saved The Union, by Robert V. Remini I suppose this book may be considered as a bit of a teaser into Remini’s voluminous work on the life and … Continue reading

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