Daily Archives: January 9, 2019

Truth Is Not An Absolute Defense Against Lashon Hara

About fifteen years ago or so I was threatened with a libel lawsuit for copying an e-mail received and sending it to those who had been concerned about it.  And it is true that truth is an absolute defense against … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dolly On Dolly

Dolly On Dolly:  Interviews And Encounters with Dolly Parton, edited by Randy L. Schmidt I must admit that my knowledge of Dolly Parton is somewhat peripheral.  In high school I went to an orchestra competition in Gatlinburg, but we did … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Girl Blue

Little Girl Blue:  The Life Of Karen Carpenter, by Randy L. Schmidt It is easy to see why a story like this could not have been told with the permission and authorization of the surviving members of Karen Carpenter’s family.  … Continue reading

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