Category Archives: American History

Book Review: The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist:  My Life Inside The Room, The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell One of the more chilling lines in this book–and there are a lot–is when the actor that the author replaces … Continue reading

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Book Review: Project Zebra

Project Zebra:  Roosevelt And Stalin’s Top Secret Mission Mission To Train 300 Soviet Airmen In America, by M.G. Crisci in collaboration with Gregory Gagarin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Paul Revere And The Raiders

If most people remember Paul Revere And The Raiders at all, it is for their #1 hit “Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian).”  Admittedly, the band did not write the song, and was in fact the third … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight

Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight:  The Trials And Tribulations Of Procuring, Transporting, And Selling Marijuana, by Terry Canipe [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Plane Out Of Saigon

Last Plane Out Of Saigon, by Richard Pena and John Hagan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author’s claim to fame is being among the … Continue reading

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Book Review: African-American Inventions That Changed The World

African American Inventions That Changed The World:  Influential Inventors And Their Revolutionary Inventions, by Michael A. Carson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The first question to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Betraying Our Troops

Betraying Our Troops:  The Destructive Results of Privatizing War, by Dina Rasor & Robert Buaman This book is a reminder that propaganda often passes for reportage.  If you are a partisan of the Democrats, this is the sort of book … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Notes

American Notes, by Charles Dickens [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Dover Publications.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must admit that I did not come to this book without some sort of expectation.  … Continue reading

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

“Come on people now, smile on me brother, everybody get together, try to love one another right now,” said the lyrics on the computer screen in St. Lucia as a gentleman spoke at the Feast of Tabernacles about different conceptions … Continue reading

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Book Review: Six Encounters With Lincoln

Six Encounters With Lincoln:  A President Confronts Democracy And Its Demons, by Elizabeth Brown Pryor If you want a book that demonstrates in its clearest form the sort of chronological snobbery that tends to infect Progressives, especially of the kind … Continue reading

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