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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: A History Of England From The Tudors To The Stuarts: Part 1

Great Courses:  A History Of England From The Tudors To The Stuarts:  Part 1, by Professor Robert Bucholz Although the history of the Tudors is one I am pretty familiar with [1], this first part of a four part epic … Continue reading

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A Holding Pattern

I apologize a bit in advance for the shorter than usual report than usual.  I’ve been doing some hurricane research that I don’t wish to write about again [1] because most people are probably sick of it by now.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Indentured

Indentured:  The Inside Story Of The Rebellion Against The NCAA, by Joe Nocera and Ben Strauss This book is written with an obvious intent to shock the reader into a horror at the exploitation of college athletes, mostly from minority … Continue reading

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Book Review: Billion-Dollar Ball

Billion-Dollar Ball:  A Journey Through The Big-Money Culture Of College Football, by Gilbert M. Gaul I found in reading this book that while I appreciated the author’s wit, the author’s politics had a clear negative side for me.  A great … Continue reading

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A Better Way

Yesterday I had the chance to talk before and after services with the gentleman who gave the sermon, who happens to be a friend of mine and occasional host of friendly dinners.  The subject matter of his message was a … Continue reading

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

I know what you’re thinking:  Who are Classics IV?  There are many lists of acts who have been unfairly snubbed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and this is not an act that tends to be thought of, … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

If you are a person with even remotely conservative leanings, the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is an easy court to hate.  Recently, the Supreme Court overturned (not surprisingly) a particularly contentious case involving travel restrictions on people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Is Love

Love Is Love, by Mette Bach [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Novels, particularly short novels like this one, are not logical arguments, but this particular book, whatever … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Life-Changing Manga Of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Manga Of Tidying Up:  A Magical Story, by Marie Kondo [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Ten Speed Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the sort of book that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Make-Believe Real

Making Make-Believe Real:  Politics As Theater In Shakespeare’s Time, by Gary Wills Mostly being familiar with Gary Wills’ flagrant misunderstanding of the American experience and its key texts in order to support an illegitimate progressive worldview [1], it was interesting … Continue reading

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