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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: Obama’s Enforcer

Obama’s Enforcer:  Eric Holder’s Justice Department, by John Fund and Hans Von Spakovsky This is the sort of book that my roommate would probably enjoy, if he hasn’t already read it already.  I say this not necessarily as a criticism, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The War That Made America

The War That Made America:  A Short History Of The French And Indian War, by Fred Anderson This is the sort of short history of the French and Indian War that makes for compelling reading and plenty of material to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Books On Fire

Books On Fire:  The Destruction Of Libraries Throughout History, by Lucien X. Polastron Among those who love books and libraries  there is an understandable undercurrent of fear about the threats faced to the preservation (much less the increase) of knowledge … Continue reading

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Book Review: Palaces For The People

Palaces For The People:  How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, And The Decline Of Civic Life, by Eric Klinenberg This book was immensely disappointing.  There are certainly cases to be made about the importance of having safe social … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Otter Of Death

The Otter Of Death (A Gunn Zoo Mystery #5), by Betty Webb This is the point where the Gunn Zoo mysteries stopped being any fun to read.  In fact, the political nature of this book made the rest of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Generous Justice

Generous Justice:  How God’s Grace Makes Us Just, by Timothy Keller In general, there is a lot to like about this book.  The author has set himself an ambitious goal and manages to achieve it.  In doing so, he manages … Continue reading

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Book Review: FDR And The Jews

FDR And The Jews, by Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman I did not like this book, at all, but I can understand where the authors are coming from, even if what they are saying is often a contradictory mess.  … 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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