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Book Review: Age Of Walls

Age Of Walls: How Barriers Between Nations Are Changing Our World, by Tim Marshall This book, if his previous works had not done so, would have solidified the author’s reputation as a globalist jorno who wrote to other sympathetic people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prisoners Of Geography

Prisoners Of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About The World, by Tim Marshall Does this map fulfill its lofty claim in its subtitle? No, but even if the author is a bit of a journalistic hack, it is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Flag Worth Dying For

A Flag Worth Dying For: The Power And Politics Of National Symbols, by Tim Marshall I cannot help but think that this book is not nearly as clever as the author thinks it is. That does not make it a … Continue reading

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Public Health: Same As It Ever Was

It is not often when the Washington Post and I agree on something, but today I found an example of a case where this happens. The Washington Post reported, as if it was a new and unusual insight, that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Time To Speak

A Time To Speak: Selected Writings And Arguments, by Robert H. Bork Is it really a time to speak? Reading this book was a bit of a puzzling experience for me because it left Bork nearly as opaque and mysterious … Continue reading

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Book Review: If Not Us, Who?

If No Us, Who: William Rusher, National Review, And The Conservative Movement, by David B. Frisk I must admit that I had never heard of the subject of this book before reading it. National Review had a good reputation as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Living On Fire

Living On Fire: The Life Of Brent Bozell, Jr., by Daniel Kelly This book is a very powerful one, being a biography of someone I had heard about because of my general reading interests, but someone whose life story had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fire Management On The Public Lands

Fire Management On The Public Lands, by the Department Of the Interior Bureau Of Land Management This book is probably the most enjoyable book I have read from the government’s collection of materials on fire management. Admittedly, this is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forest Ecosystem Management : An Ecological, Economic, And Social Assessment

Forest Ecosystem Management : An Ecological, Economic, And Social Assessment, by the Forest Ecosystem Management Team This book is immensely disappointing when it comes to dealing with the forest, and that ought not to be a surprise because this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy & Program Review

Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy & Program Review: Draft Report, by U.S. Department of Interior & U.S. Department of Agriculture With fire management policy and so many other aspects of government behavior, there are shifts that are predictable if lamentable, … Continue reading

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