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The Hunger Games

I read all three of these in record time.  Two this past weekend.  And while there are some curious stabs at environmentalism, and the can’t we all just get along meme, the most power full themes are the terror of absolute tyranny and the fact that we are all damaged goods. I highly recommend them. …

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The Terrorist Next Door

Investigative reporter Erick Stakelbeck, host of the network program “Stakelbeck on Terror,” has written a book everyone needs to pay attention to. It’s called “The Terrorist Next Door, ‘How the government is deceiving you about the Islamist threat.”

Davis Freddoso Interview – Gangster Government

David Freddoso is a political reporter for The Washington Examiner and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Case Against Barack Obama; Previously he covered Capitol Hill for National Review Online and was a reporter for Human Events and the Evans-Novak Political Report. A graduate of Notre Dame and the Columbia School of Journalism, he lives with his family in Washington, D.C.

New Book into the ‘Grok!

Gangsta Govt: The FCC making its own rules, even though the Law doesn’t give it to them, the courts have said no, the Congress has said no, but the FCC continues The EPA changes the Law on its own (the "Tailoring Rule" for emissions), and helping to implement Cap N Trade via regulation even as …

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Bedford School District Book Woes Re-ignite

The Bedford Public School system is back in the news again. Another book has popped up in the curriculum that is questioning the standards of the towns (cough-cough) educational experts. This time is it ‘Water For Elephants.”

And now…a respite from politics: “Breaking Night,” by Liz Murray

I always jot down mini-reviews of books when I finish them. Don’t know how many I have. Only got into the habit in the 1980’s or ’90’s. None of the real important ones are there—Atlas Shrugged, Economics in One Lesson, Power and Market, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle …

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