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Book Review: Deliver The Vote

Deliver The Vote:  A History Of Election Fraud, An American Political Tradition–1742-2004, by Tracy Campbell It is quite likely that election fraud started before 1742, the earliest example cited in this thorough book and it certainly went beyond 2004, when … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Electoral College

The Electoral College, by Martha S. Hewson There are at least a few insights that one can gain from a book that is not quite as good as it thinks it is.  For one, adopting a principle of synoptical reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The People Vote

After The People Vote:  A Guide To The Electoral College, edited by John C. Fortier As someone who has written on the matter of the electoral college [1] and who in general has a strong interest in constitutional law [2], … Continue reading

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Who Made You A Judge Over Israel?

For a period of some years, from my childhood until my father died, my father and I had a long argument about the nature and structure of authority.  My father was a firm believer in the legitimacy of top-down one-man … Continue reading

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

When I think of Soundgarden, a few thoughts come to mind.  For one, there is Chris Cornell’s fantastic singing voice along with some driving guitars.  For another, I think of their songs, especially “Black Hole Sun,” their classic alternative hit … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tragedy Of The Templars

The Tragedy Of The Templars:  The Rise And Fall Of The Crusader States, by Michael Haag Historians often face a conundrum when it comes to providing context for their books.  On the one hand, with too little context the historian … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free To Believe

Free To Believe:  The Battle Over Religious Liberty In America, by Luke Goodrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the sort of book that is easy … Continue reading

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Satan’s House Divided:  The Hints Of Matthew 12 and Mark 3

We have already looked at Matthew 12 and Mark 3 when we discussed how Satan acquired the name Beelzebub, but let us look at these passages again to discuss some of the hints that Satan’s house is divided, a subject … Continue reading

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Check Yoself Before You Wreck Yoself

How does one tell the difference between illegitimate and illegitimate criticism?  This is a question that many people probably do not think to be all that important to have consistency about but which is a subject that I find myself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Southwestern Homelands

Southwestern Homelands, by William Kittredge Having read a book by this author before [1], I had an idea of what to expect from this author, and I was not disappointed so much as annoyed by it.  When the author showed … Continue reading

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