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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To U.S. History

A Student’s Guide To U.S. History, by Wilfred M. McClay Three times in my grade school experiences I had year-long courses devoted to U.S. History, and in many ways they were done according to the way discussed in this book, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To American Political Thought

A Student’s Guide To American Political Thought, by George W. Carey I am of somewhat mixed feelings regarding this book.  On the one hand, I love the book’s content and have found myself pondering the sort of issues this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To International Relations

A Student’s Guide To International Relations, by Angelo M. Codevilla This was the first of fifteen books in this series that I happened to acquire, and it made for an interesting and short read of about 100 pages.  Indeed, I … Continue reading

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Almost Pamous

When I was an undergraduate at the University of Southern California, I had quite a few friends who were Filipino-American students (one of whom was an editor for a literary magazine that I hung out with quite a bit and … Continue reading

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Book Review: 11 Essential Conservative Thinkers You Won’t Read In College (But Should)

11 Essential Conservative Thinkers You Won’t Read In College (But Should), by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute This particular ebook was brought to my attention when it was posted by one of my friends on Twitter, who happens to be the … Continue reading

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Get Ben In

How do memes start?  Sometimes it is worthwhile to start at the end and move backwards.  Above is a picture of me wearing a t-shirt that I bought from someone who was quite cleverly profiting off of a book that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gathering Courage

Gathering Courage:  A Life-Changing Journey Through Adoption, Adversity, And A Reading Disability, by T.A. McMullin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge through BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book certainly lives up to its name, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Parent’s Guide To Choosing A School In Yamhill County

A Parent’s Guide To Choosing A School In Yamhill County, by the C.S. Lewis Academy At first glance, there would appear to be two very good reasons why I would not find this guide particularly relevant. For one, I am … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walk On

Walk On:  From Pee Wee Dropout To The NFL Sidelines–My Unlikely Story Of Football, Purpose, And Following An Amazing God, by Ben Malcolmson with Patti McCord [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah WaterBrook Press.  All thoughts … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal

Atlantic History:  A Critical Appraisal, edited by Jack P. Greene and Philip D. Morgan I have long been fascinated by the world of the Atlantic.  Although I happen to live now in an area far away from that ocean in … Continue reading

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