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Hilarious: State Department pressed to identify one 'tangible achievement' of Hillary as Secretary of State (video)

Oh-oh, this makes two highly embarrassing moments when Hillary Clinton’s lack of achievement as Secretary of State has led to disconcerting responses to perfectly legitimate questions about her accomplishments. 17 more words

Non-Fiction

Review: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion


The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this. Though it gets a little technical in places, and a quick skim of the notes reveals contention within the field that is somewhat breezed over for the sake of a more coherent reading experience, it appealed to me as it matched a view that I had come to over the years. 171 more words

Writing

Texas Lt. Governor: BLM ‘Makes My Blood Boil’

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst slammed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a statement today after Breitbart Texas revealed a federal plan to potentially seize mass tracts of privately-held land. 50 more words

Non-Fiction

Change your life in less than a minute

“59 seconds” by Professor Richard Wiseman (2009, non fiction)

Richard Wiseman is Britain’s only Professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology (at the University of Hertfordshire). 185 more words

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Chinese Comfort Women: Review

Chinese Comfort Women provides a fascinating look into the comfort houses, and sex slaves, of Imperial japan. Prior to reading this book I had no idea as to what went on in Japan and China (as well as Japanese territories) regarding their comfort houses and sex slaves. 492 more words

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The Red Man's Bones : George Catlin, Artist and Showman by Benita Eisler

After biographies of Lord Byron, Frederic Chopin, and George Sand, writing about artist and ethnographer George Catlin seemed to me at first glance a departure for biographer Benita Eisler. 262 more words

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