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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Civil War

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Civil War, by H.W. Crocker III This book suffers from all of the problems that one would expect from a book that tries to take up the side of the Confederacy.  None of this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Founding Fathers

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Founding Fathers, by Brion McClanahan When the writer of a book on the Founding Fathers sounds like he could pen the preface to a new version of the Anti-Federalist Papers without batting an eyelash … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Presidents: Part 2: From Wilson To Obama

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Presidents:  Part 2:  From Wilson To Obama, by Steven F. Hayward I was not surprised, given how highly the first volume of this series viewed the presidents of the late 18th and 19th centuries, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Presidents: Part 1: From Washington To Taft

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Presidents:  Part 1:  From Washington To Taft, by Larry Schweikart I have to admit that I found a great deal more to enjoy about this book than I thought would be the case.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To Catholicism

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Catholicism, by John Zmirak At first glance, it would not appear as if I am the obvious choice for a sympathetic reading of this book, which has a lot of nice things to say about … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To English And American Literature

The Politically Incorrect Guide To English And American Literature, by Elizabeth Kantor This was a deeply entertaining book, full of wit and wisdom about literature and its positive purposes and a great deal of insight as to why so many … Continue reading

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Book Review: At The Edge Of The Precipice

At The Edge Of The Precipice:  Henry Clay And The Compromise That Saved The Union, by Robert V. Remini I suppose this book may be considered as a bit of a teaser into Remini’s voluminous work on the life and … Continue reading

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You Act Like It’s A Bad Thing

Today I finished an audiobook whose conclusion massively disappointed me.  The author pointed out that the rise of fierce social media hostility has made people feel bad about being out of the mainstream and acted as if that was inherently … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets To Your Successful Domestic Adoption

Secrets To Your Successful Domestic Adoption:  Insider Advice To Create Your Forever Family Faster, by Jennifer Joyce Pedley I want to state at the outset, because this could be misunderstood, that I reviewed this book as part of my own … Continue reading

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Going Down To Liverpool To Do Nothing

Yesterday I found myself involved, as I often am, with an entertaining conversation online about an incident that is recorded in the Bible in Matthew 2:13-15:  “Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph … Continue reading

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