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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Go-Gos

I have pondered the case of the Go-Gos for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for a while. They clearly have a lot of fans–the group has been frequently recommended to me by readers in lists of acts I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Queens Of The Conquest

Queens Of The Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens: Book One, by Alison Weir This is the sort of book that is somewhat inevitable in our times, as writers seek to plumb the depths of of source material that they can find … Continue reading

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

The Dixie Hummingbirds are a strange example of a group that has had an immensely long and fertile history as a group but which has attracted next to no interest from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In looking … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Royal: The Wars Of The Roses: 1462-1485

Blood Royal: The Wars Of The Roses: 1462-1485, by Hugh Bicheno This is an interesting book about the War of Roses, and offers a distinctive approach that many readers will appreciate. Rather than being a military history and focusing on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Erin’s Blood Royal

Erin’s Blood Royal: The Gaelic Noble Dynasties Of Ireland, by Peter Berresford Ellis This is a fascinating book for several reasons. Among the reasons is that the place of the Irish nobility within Irish society has been a contentious one, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Royal: A True Tale Of Crime And Detection In Medieval Paris

Blood Royal: A True Tale Of Crime And Detection In Medieval Paris, by Eric Jager This book is a fascinating example of crime detection in the early modern period, and a reminder that even in ages where torture was common … Continue reading

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Turning The Box Inside Out

There are some parts of the world that appear to continually be problems for nations seeking to expand their control into peripheral regions. For example, the Scottish lowlands and Ulster have long been difficult regions to pacify and control in … Continue reading

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On The Dilemma Of Libel Protections

One of the notable aspects of free speech in the United States is that it is nearly impossible for a public figure [1] to win a case for libel or defamation of character because such people are assumed to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Branding With Powerful Stories

Branding With Powerful Stories: The Villians, Victims, And Heroes Model, by Greg Stone I feel that this author is missing a huge point in his discussion and it left a bad taste in my mouth when I was reading this … Continue reading

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On Earth As It Is In Heaven

One of the aspects of divine reproduction in mankind that is of importance is the way that God has sought to create things on earth the way that they are in heaven. This particular area of the Bible has a … Continue reading

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