Daily Archives: November 16, 2020

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Dixie Hummingbirds are a strange example of a group that has had an immensely long and fertile history as a group but which has attracted next to no interest from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In looking … Continue reading

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Sic Semper Rebelles: Part One

Deep in his heart, the old man knew he was going to die. He did not know whether it would be hours, days, weeks, weeks, months, or even years, but he felt his mortality heavily. Nearly all of his adult … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cicero’s Offices

Cicero’s Offices, by Cicero It is strange to think that some authors have works which authors enjoy adding onto others in order to pad the page count and make the books seem more substantial but are actually quite worthwhile in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Selected Political Speeches

Selected Political Speeches, by Cicero When one is looking for a book by Cicero that explains why it is that he remains a vital and important figure in political rhetoric despite having lived more than 2000 years ago and despite … Continue reading

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Book Review: On Life And Death

On Life And Death, by Cicero, a new translation by John Davie This book is not one of Cicero’s strongest, but it the reasons for that are rather complicated. There are no doubt some readers who will really appreciate this … Continue reading

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