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When God Goes, Expect Mussolini

When you take your atheistic-nihilistic axe to the roots of a tradition 2500
years old, you should expect something to fill the void. And the odds of the… 96 more words


Internment, by Samira Ahmed

by Samira Ahmed

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Rebellions are built on hope.

Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. 484 more words

The Border

I don’t usually go too political with my blog but I feel these times call for unusual measures.

We just crossed a line as a county.  521 more words

Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King

Island of the Mad is book #15 in the long running series of Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russel by Laurie R. King. The series began with a retired Holmes and his chance encounter with a young woman who would become his protege and then his wife. 427 more words

Family Dysfunction

Daydream nation

Is it me or does everyone seem asleep; they keep close their eyes closed and plug their ears to the fact that it hasn’t been this bad in years; they are playing on our fears and causing so many tears; it madness out there and no one seems to care;  everything is falling apart and  you start to think you’re alone in feeling this way; I ignore the news during the day and during the night all they do is argue and fight; no one wins and no one is right and I feel so tired of it all; the fall of a nation right before me; I can’t be the only that can see the writing on the wall;  these wounds we can’t mend and maybe it’s the end of us; what’s a man to do when he’s through with this daydream because nothing is at seems; this land of extremes and facist regimes; maybe when I wake up tomorrow……


It’s true, you probably don’t live up to my standards. That doesn’t mean you have to do anything I tell you to do, and that doesn’t mean I have to to do anything that you tell me to do. 118 more words

It Has Happened Here

It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I finished this a while ago but I forgot to update it. Anyway, I used to get Sinclair Lewis confused with Upton Sinclair, but now I am more certain of how they differ. 261 more words

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