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The selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinnis
The Selling of the President, 1968 by Joe McGinniss My rating: 5 of 5 stars I think this is a must read for those that are interested in Presidential politics. It is, even almost 50 years later, an eye opener to the behind the scene workings of "selling" a ...

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Barrel Fever by David Sedaris
Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays by David Sedaris My rating: 3 of 5 stars This one caught my eye in a used book store. Having read David Sedaris before(Let's explore diabetes with owls) this wasn't a hard choice. I wasn't aware this was his first book and t...

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Model Bug
Recently I've rekindled my interest model kit building. I've had a couple of kits floating around I finally dived into one of them Before I get to far ahead I'll give a little history of my model building. I first started building them probably around my pr...

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Carrie by Stephen King
Carrie by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read this as a teenager decades ago and decided to reread it again after my own teenage son developed an interest in Stephen King's work. I gave him this book as a Christmas gift. It feels good to have some c...

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The Green Beret's by Robin Moore
The Green Berets by Robin Moore My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was the book that the John Wayne movie"The Green Beret's" was based on. It is a collection of stories from the early day's of the Vietnam War around 63-64 when it was mainly "advisors" which consi...

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Noam Chomsky: Third party(or not voting) protest vote against Clinton a mistake


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Democrat's have lost their connection to the working class. Although I like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren going further to the left will only further alienate those that earn less a week than the going price a single ticket to "Hamilton"(about $850). ...

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Perfect Storm 2016
Like many I was shocked at the outcome of the recent presidential election. Though I was nervous I had expect Hillary Clinton to pull off an election night victory. Close perhaps but still I was fairly confident of a victory for our first woman President. L...

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Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance My rating: 5 of 5 stars After seeing this book mentioned all over the place in regards to this year's election I had to see what all the excitement was about. Although it doesn't nece...

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This pretty much how I feel at this moment. This election can't be over soon enough.  Emails? You can't be serious. In Donald Trump we have a person who is perhaps the least qualified temperamentally and intellectually we have ever nominated for President. ...
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