Archive for the 'Good reads' Category

07
Aug
08

Are You Ready To Settle Down For A Good Read?

If you’re looking for a good read DON”T pick up Nancy Pelosi’s new book Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters.  Instead cozy up to your computer and read the online reviews of Pelosi’s new book at Amazon.com.  Here is just a sampling of the well crafted reviews you’ll find there:

  • It just rang hollow to me. I was really hoping for a more compelling read from someone who holds such an important position in our government. After seeing her on The View the other day and liking her, I checked out her book from the library. I read it in a few hours – It didn’t have much substance and left me wondering why she didn’t put more thought or feeling into it if she was going to bother writing a book. Maybe it’s because of the advice she was given by a colleague to keep conversations short… Subject – Question – Reaction, I believe was the advice she cites in the book. That’s how the book reads, kind of like an advertising brochure. Not very satisfying at all.
  • Very tough to get through. Weak and shallow substance. Expected much better and was thoroughly disappointed. Did she really think she had a winner here? Great idea for a book, but zero in the delivery. Could not recommend this to anyone.
  • Nothing you’d want to hand over to your daughter. Pelosi comes across as a very angry person and so who wants to turn their kid into a nutcase. Many other mentors exist in the world more worthy of your child’s eyes to read.
  • This book is completely unnecessary to read. It’s boring, uninformative and condescending to readers. Madeleine Albright she is not. Save your money and skip this book.
08
Nov
07

Good news from Iraq…shocking you haven’t heard of it.

Maybe you’re against the war, maybe you support it.  No matter where you fall on that Thanks and Praise - Michael Yonissue, scenes like this have to make you feel good and think that maybe, just maybe things aren’t all bad there.  Once you admit that to yourself you might, just might, start to find other positive stories out of there about the happening in Iraq. 

This picture was taken by Michael Yon in Baghdad, it’s the cross being replaced by Christians and Muslims atop St. John’s Church.  Yon is even making the picture available for free to media outlets.  Will they use it?  Do you really think…never mind.

Unfortunately, though not surprisingly, you won’t find this picture or similar stories in the major newspapers and on news outlets.  Though we’ll bet you dollars to donuts that if this church gets destroyed you will see this picture everywhere at THE before picture and as an example how things are falling apart.  It will be rebuilt by both Christians and Muslims, but that won’t get mention either. 

Peaceful, good time stories don’t fit the paradigm. 

24
Aug
07

Thank you for your submission, but that doesn’t fit our agenda.

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Power Line has an interesting post about the New York Times and the op-ed our favorite liberal stalker likes to cite as fact rather than opinion. 

Seems soldiers with differing opinions aren’t welcome to publish there, probably because they aren’t towing the party line. 

Never fear, this being the world of one billion outlets, their voices are being heard through other outlets.  Check out what they have to say here.  And send the link to any liberal friends you have who sent you the NYT piece (of….)

Unlike the Left, we encourage you to read both sides and make up your own mind.

21
Aug
07

Today’s good reads

owl-reading2.gifAn Investment in Failure – Thomas Sowell
More FISA Fear-Mongering – Andrew C. McCarthy
Deadly Environmentalists – Walter E. Williams
Make Up Your Own Mine – John Fund
NASA Blocked Climate Change Blogger from Data – Amanda Carpenter
These Self-righteous Clowns at Heathrow: When Protesting was more than Egotistical Posturing – Mick Hume
The Lamentable Edwards Campaign – Rich Lowry