Daily Archives: July 9, 2020

On The Difference Between A Victim And A Martyr

What is the difference between a victim and a martyr.  Our age is fond of labeling large swaths of people as victims.  Blacks are victims of some imaginary system of systemic racism that keeps them down.  Addicts are victims of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Franco (Profiles In Power)

Franco (Profiles In Power), by Sheelagh Ellwood This book does not really need to exist.  I tend to question the sanity, as well as the wisdom, of someone who writes an obvious hackjob of a biography of someone for whom … Continue reading

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Book Review: Franco: A Biography (Fusi)

Franco:  A Biography, by J. Fusi This book is sort of the middle ground when it comes to biographies that one would expect about a man like Francisco Franco.  Some biographies view Franco as a great man and take his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Francisco Franco (Arraras)

Francisco Franco, by Joaquin Arraras This biography is a fascinating one in large part because it was written and published in 1938 in England while Franco was in the process of leading the Nationalist side to victory in the Spanish … Continue reading

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