This Book Can Hack It

Kingpinby Brad Nelson   4/20/14
How do you run into a book? Sometimes by hook or by crook. And I happened to run across this one by chance and got to reading it…and couldn’t put it down. It must appeal to my secret desire to push back against “the man.” More » • (1150 views)

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Book Review: Empires of Light

EmpiresOfLightby Brad Nelson   4/15/14
This is a rare book that combines history and technology in a very readable form. And consider this part of your course study for understanding and appreciating the fruits of Western Civilization. The power behind your iPad was not something dreamed up in the Sudan. More » • (2160 views)

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Book Review: The Road to Damascus

RoadTDamascusby Timothy Lane   4/14/14
by John Ringo and Linda Evans  •  I reviewed this book when it came out in paperback nearly a decade ago, titling the review “I eat peasants for breakfast” (which I got from an episode of The Wild, Wild West). More » • (2030 views)

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Don’t Hurt People and Don’t Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto

DontHurtPeopleby Steve Lancaster    4/12/14
MATT KIBBE is the president and CEO of FreedomWorks, a national grassroots organization that serves citizens in their fight for more individual freedom and less government control. More » • (4510 views)

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The True Believer and The Ordeal of Change by Eric Hoffer

EricHofferby Steve Lancaster    3/26/14
As a group, Americans are not the type to join mass movements, at least not for long. We are an opinionated people and do not take well to conformity. However, in the last fifteen years or so, there are significant changes to the psyche on both sides of the political spectrum. More » • (6125 views)

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Spoilt Rotten: The Toxic Cult of Sentimentality

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu   3/20/14
by Theodore Dalrymple  •  Part I  •  Spoilt Rotten is the latest book by Theodore Dalrymple. It was first published in the U.K. in 2010. Unlike many of his other books, this volume is not a compendium of various essays and articles previously published in different newspapers or periodicals. More » • (5606 views)

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Book Review: The Amateur Executioner

AmateurExecutionerby Timothy Lane   3/19/14
by Dan Andriacco and Kieran McNullen  •  This short historical mystery novel features guest appearances from a number of significant historical figures, both political (such as Winston Churchill) and cultural (such as William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and Alfred Hitchcock), including Sherlock Holmes and company. More » • (1577 views)

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Book Review: The Glorious Cause

GloriousCauseby Kung Fu Zu   3/10/14
by Jeff Shaara  •  Jeff Shaara is the son of Michael Shaara, author of The Killer Angels. Upon Michael’s death, Jeff took up his pen and wrote a prequel and sequel to his father’s book, both of which met with success. He obviously liked what he was doing as he has written a further eleven historical novels, The Glorious Cause being the third of that number. More » • (1575 views)

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Book Review: The Other Side of the Night

OtherSideNightby Timothy Lane   3/8/14
by Daniel Allen Butler  •  The title of this book owes a great deal to Walter Lord’s A Night to Remember, which basically created the modern fascination with the story of the sinking of the Titanic. Indeed, Butler (author of a previous work on the subject, “Unsinkable”: The Full Story of SMS Titanic) More » • (1834 views)

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Book Review: If Symptoms Still Persist

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu   2/26/14
By Theodore Dalrymple, (Anthony Daniels)  •  After finishing this book, I was not sure whether to pop-a-cork or hang myself. I could open the champagne simply because my life, no matter how difficult, is Nirvana compared to the lives of those mentioned in the book. More » • (2012 views)

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Book Review: Dereliction of Duty

Derelictionby Steve Lancaster    2/26/14
By H.R. McMaster  •  A service member who is derelict has willfully refused to perform his duties (or follow a given order) or has incapacitated himself in such a way that he cannot perform his duties. Such incapacitation includes the person falling asleep while on duty requiring wakefulness, More » • (6612 views)

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Book Review: James Madison

JamesMadisonRBby Steve Lancaster    2/24/14
By Richard Brookhiser  •  The steps of the main library of The College of New Jersey at Princeton are worn smooth and have been impacted by thousands of students over two hundred years. One can imagine the history of these students and their professors. Somewhere on these steps little James Madison must have trod. More » • (2960 views)

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