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The Truth About Matthew Shepard

on January 2nd, 2014 by admin

Everyone in the country was riveted by the murder of Matthew Shepard.  As was reported I believed that Shepard was murdered because he was gay.  Stephen Jimenez’s book, The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths About The Murder Of Matthew Shepard, exposes the real story behind the bogus headlines of Shepard’s death.  When I first heard […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

on December 21st, 2013 by admin

Yesterday I celebrated my 5th year anniversary as a blogger.  Bookish Babe has been incredible experience for me.  I want to thank all you web visitors, and individuals who have taken the time to post comments.  I truly appreciate you taking the time to do so.  I have had an incredible response to my review of Dr. Gisela Perl’s I […]

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12 Years A Slave.

on November 23rd, 2013 by admin

No movie has impacted me more than this film.  The only movie that compares to 12 Years is 1989’s Glory.  Not only does 12 Years accurately portray the horrendous nature of slavery, it also shows the indomitable spirit of Solomon Northrup, whose true story this movie is based on.  The acting was superb.  It’s hard […]

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Does Male Power Exist?

on September 11th, 2013 by admin

Dr. Warren Farrell book The Myth of Male Power answers the question to my post title.  And that answer is no.  Farrell’s’ book dispels the myth that men are the dominant gender.  From previous posts here and here, I discuss how the feminist movement, in its quest for women to be taken seriously in the […]

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Horatio Alger and the Spirit of Americanism

on August 15th, 2013 by admin

It was only 5 years ago that I became acquainted with the writer Horatio Alger, Jr.  As a child I was never introduced to any of Alger’s books.  But now I just completed an exceptional book of Alger’s called Ragged Dick.  Dick is the story of a young boy living on the streets.  Young Dick […]

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The Boston Marathon Terrorist Attacks

on April 24th, 2013 by admin

The aftermath of the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon symbolizes the massive evasion perpetuated by the Obama Administration.  This was an intelligence failure from top to bottom-again.  As with all Islamic terrorism, the bombings at the marathon were an attack on hard work, dedication, success, and achievement.  In short, anything related to Western civilization.  […]

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John Adams, The Forgotten Founding Father

on April 7th, 2013 by admin

Using the thousands of letters and journals, historian David McCullough has written a remarkable biography of John Adams, the intellectual backbone of the new United States of America.  Sandwiched between the presidencies of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, it easy to see how Adams came to be forgotten.  Adams’s humble beginnings should not cloud your […]

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Let’s All Strive To Be Renaissance Men and Women

on February 7th, 2013 by admin

I’ve been an admirer of the Renaissance period of art for as long as I can remember.  The two artistic masters that symbolize this period of “re-birth” are Leonardo Di Vinci and Michelangelo.  For Da Vinci, I’ve studied his works by going to the museums such as The Louvre to look at his most famous […]

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The Law School Implosion

on February 6th, 2013 by admin

I had an eight year career in the legal field as a transactional law paralegal.  My career began in 2002, I wanted to go to law school.  As with any issue I always do my research.  After much thought I realized that: 1) I did not want to spend 3 years in a classroom, and […]

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The DIM Hypothesis

on December 30th, 2012 by admin

I wanted to post about Dr. Leonard Peikoff’s latest book after my post on the 2008 financial crisis.  I thought it a perfect segue to the consequences of a lack of integration in dealing with the economy.  Politics and economics are a consequence of the ideas within a given culture.  Peikoff’s theory of DIM uses […]

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