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Book Review: It’s In His Kiss

It’s In His Kiss, by Julia Quinn Having come near the end of my self-imposed project to read the Bridgerton novels, I look forward to not having to read more Julia Quinn novels at some near date. That is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Buying A Home (Financial Literacy: Planning For The Future)

Buying A Home (Financial Literacy: Planning For The Future), by WeissRatings While my first experience with this particular series was a bit disappointing, this book provided the sort of information I was most interested in. Buying a home is something … Continue reading

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Creativity And Intellectual Property

The history of Disney’s attitude towards intellectual property is a case of humor and irony, and more than a little hypocrisy. At the beginning of Disney’s history, intellectual property rights were far more limited than they are now. And this … 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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Audiobook Review: Jacksonland

Jacksonland:  President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, And A Great American Land Grab, by Steve Inskeep, read by the author There is a lot that is both moving and rather futile about this book.  The author has a clear … Continue reading

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Laogai Planet

Recently, China passed a law that appears to claim some sort of extraterritoriality in enforcing its laws against anyone who is viewed as a critic.  It has not been enough for China, apparently, to oppress its own people, especially its … Continue reading

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On The Internal Contradictions Of The Fifth Ammendment: A Constitutional Essay

The fifth Amendment is perhaps most famous for its use in legal dramas relating to the avoidance of self-incrimination, as “pleading the fifth” has becoming a common expression when we do not wish to say something that would negatively rebound … Continue reading

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Book Review: Waterdeep: Dragon Heist

Waterdeep:  Dragon Heist, by Wizards RPG Team As someone who has read a great many books relating to tabletop role playing games, I am always intrigued when someone attempts to do something different, and this complex campaign does manage to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rescue Of Belle & Sundance

The Rescue Of Belle & Sundance:  One Town’s Incredible Race To Save Two Abandoned Horses, by Birgit Stutz and Lawrence Scanlan This is a fascinating book more for its context than for its contents.  And to be fair, its contents … Continue reading

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Book Review: Soul By Soul

Soul By Soul:  Life Inside The Antebellum Slave Market, by Walter Johnson Admittedly, the slave market is not what contemporary people tend to think of the most when they think of slavery.  It is easy to think of the plantation, … Continue reading

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