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Here, there be dragons!

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly arrived at my place this week, courtesy of one of my brothers, who thought I might be inspired to continue writing by Matthew’s impressive sales figures – more than 7 million copies in 20 different languages according to the blurb on the book cover. 106 more words



Since the beginning of the craft of storytelling, fictional situations have been used to describe subjects that were forbidden, too sensitive for plain talk, extremely complex, or buried in boring detail.

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Intelligence & Politics

FlixChatter Review: The Gunman (2015)

Sean Penn has been out of the limelight for a few years, so in order to get people talking about him and promotes his new movie; he decided to tell some lame joke at the Oscars. 838 more words

Flix Reviews

INSIGHTS 187 -- Run to Freedom

As I am getting ready to publish another Jack Brandon action mystery novel, Quiet Justice, I want to call your attention to my last novel, which I believe was my best written story with complex interwoven plots. 630 more words

Intelligence & Politics

INSIGHTS 186 -- Law Enforcement and War

A new novel I titled “Quiet Justice” is in process to be published in the coming weeks. As my readers know, my stories usually have a message about the dangers of using “law and order” methods to fight a war on terrorism. 563 more words

Intelligence & Politics

Fan Fare Music: Video: The Crowded Sky 1960 Opening Scene: A Soap Opera Inside of a Disaster Movie

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

If you are familiar with the disasters movies of the 1970s, Airport, Airport 1975, Airport 1977, Airport 1979 with the concord and I would add Airplane! 296 more words

Classic Movies


There are only two subjects I put ahead of terrorism —  freedom and the economy — and they are hard to separate. Terrorism will be with us for a long time. 437 more words

Intelligence & Politics