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Book Review: Who’s Counting

Who’s Counting:  How Fraudsters And Bureaucrats Put Your Vote At Risk, by John Fund and Hans Von Spakovsky This was not a pleasant book to read, but it is the sort of important book to read that demonstrates a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Roosevelt Myth

The Roosevelt Myth, by John T. Flynn This book took me a long time to read.  This fact does not make the book a bad one, but it does demonstrate that a particular context exists when it comes to my … Continue reading

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Book Review: FDR Goes To War

FDR Goes To War:  How Expanded Executive Power, Spiraling National Debt, And Restricted Civil Liberties Shaped Wartime America, by Burton W. Folsom, Jr & Anita Folsom The more I read in this book, the less I appreciated FDR as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Summer Of Blood

Summer Of Blood:  England’s First Revolution, by Dan Jones I found this book to be a compelling look at an attempted revolution in England, one which has been a context to numerous other readings I have done, and a troubling … Continue reading

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Book Review: Magna Carta: The Birth Of Liberty

Magna Carta:  The Birth Of Liberty, by Dan Jones While this book may not be the only book about the subject one would want to read, it certainly demonstrates that historian Dan Jones has been able to profitably expand upon … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death Of Caesar

The Death Of Caesar, by Barry Strauss I must admit that I like historical true crimes literature, and this book certainly falls under that category.  As the author is a noted classical scholar and a relatively prolific writer, it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grand New Party

Grand New Party:  How Republicans Can Win The Working Class And Save The American Dream, by Ross Douthat & Reihan Salam While I do not consider myself among the most fierce partisan warriors of my time, my general political views … Continue reading

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Book Review: 7 Events That Made America America

7 Events That Made America America And Proved That The Founding Fathers Were Right All Along, by Larry Schweikart How you view this book will depend in large part on how much you agree with the author’s libertarian perspective.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Defenders Of The Unborn

Defenders Of The Unborn:  The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade, by Daniel K. Williams When I read a book like this, my first question is, what is the author trying to prove?  It is easy enough to see that … Continue reading

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Book Review: If You Can Keep It

If You Can Keep It:  The Forgotten Promise Of American Liberty, by Eric Metaxas There are at least a few aspects of this book that are worthy of comment.  It is a quick read, and demonstrates Metaxas’ love of the … Continue reading

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