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That Surprised No One

If one is even remotely as fond of conspiracy theories as I am, there is a clear pattern of how it is that people who can cause trouble are disposed of.  If possible, things are made to look like a … Continue reading

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And They Wonder Why No One Trusts Them

As someone who has read and researched quite a few historical conspiracies, I tend to find that conspiracies to do things are far messier and far less successful than conspiracies of silence.  After all, it is far harder a task … Continue reading

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Too Late To Apologize

During the summer of 2013, when I was staying for a period of some weeks at the home of close friends who I did not realize at the time were distant relatives, a young woman of the family kept on … Continue reading

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Half-Life

As someone who is fascinated by one-hit wonders [1], from time to time I ponder the career of Duncan Sheik.  Most people will likely not have any idea who he is, as someone whose only appearance on the pop charts … Continue reading

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Book Review: Engineering Eden

Engineering Eden:  The True Story Of A Violent Death, A Trial, And The Fight Over Controlling Nature, by Jordan Fisher Smith The author notes in this book that the views of people regarding national parks and their regulation and operation … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death In Yellowstone

Death In Yellowstone:  Accidents And Foolhardiness In The First National Park, by Lee H. Whittlesey While this book is enjoyable to read in the sense that it is sometimes fun to enjoy the suffering of people who happen to be … Continue reading

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

Her career blazed like a meteor in the sky, starting out bright and ending far too soon, and leaving behind a body of work that any artist, much less one who died at the age of 22 in a plane … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nazi Persecution Of The Gypsies

The Nazi Persecution Of The Gypsies, by Guenter Lewy This is the sort of book that requires a fair amount of moral courage to write.  For one, the book seeks to discuss and openly acknowledge the Nazi persecution of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rules For Disappearing

The Rules For Disappearing, by Ashley Elston [Warning:  There be spoilers here.] It is hard to overestimate how implausible this plot is.  That is not to say that this book is not enjoyable, after a fashion, but it is certainly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why?: Explaining The Holocaust

Why?:  Explaining The Holocaust, by Peter Hayes It is said, to the point of being a cliche, that there is no business like Shoah business, and this book is certainly part of that to such an extent that it expressly … Continue reading

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