Category Archives: Books

Books I’m Reading (or have read)

Currently Reading

I’m currently reading “Survivors” by James Wesley Rawles, a novel about the time immediately after a major economic collapse. I happened to be reading it yesterday afternoon while the news was on; and this book will scare the fool out … Continue reading

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Think They’re Serious?

The self-explanatory headline reads “U.S. Debt Jumped $72 Billion <the> Same Day U.S. House Voted to Cut Spending $6 Billion”. If the article is correct, the $72 billion was ONE DAY’s over-spending; the $6 billion was over three weeks. So … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck’s “Broke”

I recently read Glenn Beck’s book “Broke”; and last night, I went to see his live broadcast of the same name, at the local theater. The book was fascinating in the same way the sight of a snake fascinates a … Continue reading

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George W. Bush’s “Decision Points”

I haven’t read it yet. But I was watching the news last night, and saw where some liberal bunch or other was trying to get book stores to put “Decision Points” in the crime section of the bookstore, I guess … Continue reading

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Book Report

First, a disclaimer; I’m not quite through with it yet. By Ayn Rand, it is “Capitalism – The Unknown Ideal”. Published in 1986, this book is a series of essays by Ayn Rand and others, relating – obviously – to … Continue reading

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Beware of Strong Drink…

“Beware of Strong Drink – it can make you shoot at tax collectors – and miss!” I am certain this is a quote from one of Robert A. Heinlein’s characters, probably Lazarus Long of “Time Enough for Love”. For some … Continue reading

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Equal Rites

“It is well known that stone can think, because the whole of electronics is based on that fact, but in some universes men spend ages looking for other intelligences in the sky without once looking under their feet. That is … Continue reading

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