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Book Review: The Value Of Debt

The Value Of Debt:  How To Manage Both Sides Of A Balance Sheet To Maximize Wealth, by Thomas J. Anderson This particular book has a couple of obvious agendas, and while I did not have a problem with either of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Debt: The First 5,000 Years

Debt:  The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber Now, in reading this book I had an advantage or disadvantage in that I already knew something about the author’s viewpoints from having read another book of his and already knowing that … Continue reading

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Book Review: …And Forgive Them Their Debts

…And Forgive Them Their Debits:  Lending, Foreclosure, And Redemption From Bronze Age Finance To The Jubilee Year, by Michael Hudson I wanted to like this book more than I did.  In this book’s favor, it can be said that the … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Twilight At Monticello

Twilight At Monticello:  The Last Years Of Thomas Jefferson, by Alan Pell Crawford, read by James Boles As someone whose views of Thomas Jefferson are somewhat complicated [1], I found it rather noteworthy that this author too had a complicated … Continue reading

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Seeing Elisha Through The Eyes Of Children

Yesterday for my Sabbath School lesson [1], my lesson was on the miracles of Elisha.  Elisha, it should be noted, is one of the better known prophets of the Old Testament [2], and he is recorded to have done twice … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death By Money Report

The Death By Money Report:  The Cause Of Money Stress And How A $10 Solution Can Save Your Financial Life, by Tracy Piercy with Lisa Maxwell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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Wait Until They Ask You Who You Know

It tends to be fairly obvious what sort of people influence musicians or writers, or indeed many people involved in creative arts.  For one, many people involved in the creative arts are very willing to discuss those they draw influence … Continue reading

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The Mutiny Of Norfolk Island

The history of Norfolk Island is one with a fair amount of breaks—it was originally colonized by East Polynesians but had long been vacant when it was settled as a penal colony offshore from Australia, then vacant again before it … Continue reading

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The Handwriting Of Requirements That Was Against Us

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the UCG Hood River congregation on April 3, 2016.] I am going to ask you all a series of questions and I want to see a show of hands. … Continue reading

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Start Again

On his fourth album, Daylight, singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik explored the desire to start again and escape from the ravages of time. Although the album was not particularly popular among mainstream audiences, it has an honored place in one of my … Continue reading

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