politics

Gaining a Little Perspective Through History

I am skeptical of the idea, popular especially among evangelical Christians, that society is in a sharp downward spiral – particularly American society. This has resulted not from reading one or two specific volumes but from reading a wide variety of historical literature…and it comes not from volumes attempting to make such an argument but …

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H.W. Brands’ The Money Men (A Book Tasting, Part II).

A week ago I published a book tasting including quotations and commentaries from H.W. Brands’ fascinating book The Money Men. If you do not already own this book – I highly recommend acquiring a copy. It is a fascinating, well-written read. For some time now I have been attempting to understand our financial system, the …

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Newsweek Magazine.

[Update: We let our Newsweek subscription expire…it went downhill and downhill fast. I’m not even sure if they still publish it…] I’m big on utilizing the internet for a lot of my research. Books are quickly outdated – even magazines, especially on technology topics, are often outdated before they hit the shelves. But, despite predictions …

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