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Book Review: The Sabbath Question Illustrated

The Sabbath Question Illustrated, by a Roadside Enquirer In reading this book I was struck by the melancholy reflection that evangelical Christianity has tended to have a bad reputation in England but a better one in the United States.  There … Continue reading

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Comrade Britney, Or The Subtle Problems Of Envy

One of the more ridiculous news stories yesterday was that Britney Spears, noted singer, declared an interest in the redistribution of wealth.  This statement prompted a wide variety of socialists to cheer on that she had expressed a commitment to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Griftopia

Griftopia:  Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, And The Long Con That Is Breaking America, by Matt Taibbi This book is written by a moron.  That may seem a bit harsh, but this book is a clear example of someone who is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road To Serfdom

The Road To Serfdom:  The Definitive Edition, by F.A. Hayak, edited by Bruce Caldwell This is a book that I enjoyed reading some time ago, but I was unaware of its context, and knowing the context in which this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets

Mobs, Messiahs, And Markets:  Surviving The Public Spectacle In Finance And Politics, by William Bonner and Lila Rajiva At the beginning of the book, there is a preface that seeks to explain that this book will never win a Nobel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wealth, Poverty And Politics

Wealth, Poverty And Politics:  An International Perspective, by Thomas Sowell There is a great deal in this book that is familiar if you have read some of the author’s other books.  Like many authors (myself included), Sowell has a consistent … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rare

Rare:  The High-Stakes Race To Satisfy Our Need For The Scarcest Metals On Earth, by Keith Veronese Admittedly, I would not consider myself to be as knowledgeable about the state of conflict metals or the current Chinese domination of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Basic Economics (1)

Basic Economics:  A Common Sense Guide To The Economy, by Thomas Sowell This is the second edition of this particular book I have read.  The first edition was a modest sized book of about 300 pages or so, and this … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Applied Economics

Applied Economics:  Thinking Beyond Stage One, by Thomas Sowell, read by Bill Wallace This book was a joy to listen to, as I had the chance to do so during my recent trip to California with a couple of friends/relatives.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Basic Economics

Basic Economics:  A Citizen’s Guide To The Economy, by Thomas Sowell Economics is one of those subjects that does not always strike readers as a very fascinating one, but this book manages to do a good job at keeping history … Continue reading

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