Daily Archives: June 3, 2020

I Sought To Rely On My Good Intentions

It was the mid 1990’s.  The band Toad The Wet Sprocket released a song that had been recorded a few years earlier and not released because it seemed too much like an obvious pop single as part of the Friends … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zero Tolerance Policing

Zero Tolerance Policing, by Maurice Punch The problem with this book is that the author is not fond enough of zero tolerance policing to give it a fair hearing.  In fact, it appears to be that a consistent problem with … Continue reading

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Book Review: William H. Seward

William H. Seward (American Crisis Biographies), by Edward Everett Hale, Jr. This is the sort of book that would be more enjoyable if the author was not continually trying to evaluate and subtly criticize Seward with faint praise in the … Continue reading

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