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The Glory Of An Analyst Is To Analyze

Often I ponder the relationship between different fields of study.  For example, in economics there is a great divide between macroeconomics in its look at large scale aggregates and microeconomics that looks at individual firms and the decisions of people. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Institutes Of Biblical Law (Volume One)

The Institutes Of Biblical Law (Volume One) by Rousas John Rushdoony My feelings about Calvinism are not very hidden.  I’m pretty open about them, and the thoughts tend towards the negative [1].  This book, at 850 pages, is a good … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Institutes Of Biblical Law: Volume Three: The Intent Of The Law

The Institutes Of Biblical Law:  Volume Three:  The Intent Of The Law, by Rousas John Rushdoony Most books by Theonomist authors [1] tend to be somewhat long, but one of the things I have appreciated about this author is that … Continue reading

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Book Review: April 1865

April 1865: The Month That Saved America, by Jay Winik This book has been on my radar to read for a long time. I am no stranger to reading books or pondering about the end of the Civil War [1] … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orthodoxy

Orthodoxy:  The Classic Account Of A Remarkable Christian Experience, by G.K. Chesterton I first heard of this book when I read a lost of 25 recommended books for Christians from a group that appeared to have close ties to monastic … Continue reading

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Book Review: Coffee, The World, And Jesus

Coffee, The World, And Jesus, But Not Necessarily In That Order, by Ron DeMiglio [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I do not like coffee at … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Boyz II Men

If there is any old school trend in music that I would like to see a lot more of, it would be the classy and retro New Jack Swing of the early 1990’s [1].  Boyz II Men were a big … Continue reading

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There Is No Net Neutrality

[Note:  Image taken from aeaweb.org.] Yesterday afternoon, as the work day winded down and thoughts and attention turned away from staring blankly at giant Excel files and towards more genial subjects, some of my coworkers began a passionate debate about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Free In The Cotton South

Becoming Free In The Cotton South, by Susan Eva O’Donovan In reading a book like this, one has to take its conclusions with a grain of salt.  Since books by self-avowed Marxist historians are of immensely dubious value on account … Continue reading

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I’ve Got A Name

From time to time I find the music of the late Jim Croce to be particularly inspirational [1].  One of his bigger hits was a melancholy song about identity, and it should come as little surprise given the identity politics … Continue reading

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