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Book Review: The Triumph Of William McKinley

The Triumph Of William McKinley:  Why The Election of 1896 Still Matters, by Karl Rove I have to admit at the outset that I am pleasantly surprised by how good this book is, having never read a book from the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Birth Of Modern Politics

The Birth Of Modern Politics:  Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828, by Lynn Hudson Parsons In reading this book, published in 2009, I was struck by how relevant it was to the contemporary political environment.  Of … Continue reading

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The Price Of Heresy

Some years ago [1], I read a book written by a libertarian which promoted itself, falsely, as being a book about the “real” Abraham Lincoln when it was nothing of the kind.  At the time, I was content to give … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esperanto: The World Interlanguage

Esperanto:  The World Interlanguage, compiled by George Alan Connor, Doris Tappan Connor, William Solzbacher, and Dr. J.B. Se-Tsien Kao This book advertises itself as being six books in one, and it demonstrates something that can be seen through the general … Continue reading

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Stop Making Sense

I managed to spend a significant amount of time today chatting with a coworker of mine who has been given a job assignment that interacts with my own, and that related to a former boss of ours.  I was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Planning Language, Planning Equality

Planning Language, Planning Equality, by James W. Lollefson It does not take very long in reading this book to realize that the author is either incredibly stupid or immensely wicked in his mindset about languages.  For one, it is clear … Continue reading

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Better Half A Loaf Than None: A Textual Analysis

Recently a friend of mine sent me a letter written by a leader within the church organization that both of us attend with the following note: “Hi Nathan, How have you been? What is your take on this letter? Does … Continue reading

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La Tuta Afero

Is such a day as today productive?  It is now nearly 9:30PM as I write this and it will likely be about 10PM if not later when I finish, given the scope of what I have to accomplish.  I sit … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cosmopolitanism

Cosmopolitianism:  Ethics In A World Of Strangers, by Kwame Anthony Appiah Considerable credit belongs to Ghanaian-English philosopher Kwame Appiah for making his point of what cosmopolitanism is well enough that I know that I am not really a Cosmopolitan sort … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Law Of Peoples

The Law Of Peoples With “The Idea Of Public Reason Revisited,” by John Rawls I liked this book a lot more than I expected to, and the author deserves a lot of credit for that.  To be sure, I knew … Continue reading

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