A skeptical examination of controversial subjects based on experience, logic, uncommon sense and (oh, how rare) the inclusion of exculpatory evidence!
Good Lord, have you read a high school history book lately? Or a book on social studies, or government? If not, you’re in for a shock. Read this essay to learn why our schools are turning out illiterates faster than we can throw more money at them-- and what you (yes, YOU) can do about it.
Still read books? Then here is a list of reviews penned by your voracious-reading editor. "Right-Wing Eclectic" is the tenor, but humor is de rigor.
This startling analysis of the 44 photos of Bush & Kerry published in the NY Times in the month of May, 2004, reveals the Times' true colors. (But, see the photo-analysis for the month of August. WOW--the Times did a complete about-face! While still favoring Kerry with quantity, the times actually published equally good and bad photos of both candidates--so the photographic bias issue seems to have been brought under control--at least for now.)
Knee Replacement Surgery from the Patient's Viewpoint.
Editor Tom Holzel (2012)
Why Can't a Woman Think More like a Man? (Why Can't More Men Think Just like Me?)
Find out at this most favorite smorgasbord of delightful intellectual morsels--and some filling meals, too. (But no white carbs!)
With many States liberalizing the issuance of "concealed carry" permits--permits to allow civilians to carry handguns--many of us may be considering obtaining such a permit in order to be able to protect ourselves.
The upside seems plain enough: No more Mr. Nice Guy when threatened by a street thug, and woe to anyone deciding that your television set is just what he needs to complete his room decor. The down side is--well what IS the downside anyway?
This essay addresses that question--a question that has been far too often passed-over unconsciously by pro-gun writers who fear that under the onslaught of anti-gun sentiment, mentioning anything negative about gun ownership is somehow tantamount to giving ammunition to the enemy. But to avoid the issue is merely taking "ammunition" (knowledge) away from those who most need it--the threatened citizen. Read it here .
Did Mallory & Irvine beat Hillary & Norkay to the Summit of Mt. Everest?
The Mystery of Mallory & Irvine . Did this intrepid pair reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 1924, twenty-nine years before the definitive success of Hillary and Norgay? The climbing community is sharply divided on the issue. Read the Final Word by the man who started the whole controversy. Go to the Mallory and Irvinepage.
Progressive eyeglasses promise the world.
Do they deliver? Click above to read the essay that jumped to Google #1 in less than 2 weeks.
Four Kids on the banks of the Hudson River, NYC.