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Review: Mark Levin’s Rediscovering Americanism and The Tyranny of Progressivism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 9:30pm 6/29/2017 at 9:30pm

I just finished reading Mark Levin’s new book, Rediscovering Americanism and The Tyranny of Progressivism. The book debuted at No 1 on the NY Times bestseller list.

This is the third of Levin’s books I’ve read and reviewed. There definitely is a theme: The necessity of stopping the march of progressivism in...

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Review: Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 26, 2017 at 8:05pm 5/26/2017 at 8:05pm
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Before I begin the review of Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama by David J. Garrow, I feel the need to make a confession in the interest of full disclosure.

Barack Obama has...

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Book Review: Trump the Press

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 5:00pm 7/17/2016 at 5:00pm

When the 2016 election cycle started, I had no dog in the GOP primary fight—I had already decided on #NeverHillary.

However, as the primary season unfolded, I was very surprised that business tycoon and showman Donald Trump was decimating the field of very experienced politicos and conservative icons.

I eventually became a supporter...

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The Closing of the American Mind: on undermining the American political tradition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:30pm 5/2/2016 at 8:30pm

Allan Bloom’s book The Closing of the American Mind was published in 1987, which is now very close to 30 years ago. And yet its relevance has only grown in the intervening years. It describes the influence of the left on the university and what it teaches, and how it has...

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Jinxed: Robert Durst Heads to L.A. to Face Murder Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:00pm 4/28/2016 at 2:00pm

Unwinding after a day of regulatory analysis and political opining, I often read true crime novels.

A compelling one I just started is In He Killed Them All by Fox News Channel host Jeanine Pirro. Pirro’s book engagingly and brilliantly details her experiences trying to bring suspected murderer Robert Durst to justice...

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Callista Gingrich Chats With Us About Her New Book, Christmas in America

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 5:45pm 12/23/2015 at 5:45pm

Callista Gingrich’s fifth children’s book is one you’ll want to pick up. Ellis the adorable little elephant journeys through the past, stoping to explore the history of Christmas in America.

Far from the watered-down historical fare, Christmas in America serves meaty historical events delicately enough to be palatable to youngsters, but rich...

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National Review’s Charles Cooke chats with us about his new book

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 9, 2015 at 8:52pm 3/9/2015 at 8:52pm

The Conservatarian Manifesto is one that needs to find its way onto your essential reading list. The little red book written by National Review’s Charles C.W. Cooke provides a tangible framework for a prolific, but largely ignored segment of the political right — the conservatarians.

Artfully weaving hard data (without descending into...

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