Prayers for the Assassin

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I’m probably the last person out in the blogosphere to read Robert Ferrigno’s “Prayers for the Assassin.” Where Syne Mitchell’s “The Last Mortal Man” (see below) describes an intriguing future that can make you a little uncomfortable, Ferrigno’s “Prayers for the Assassin” is a future that is a heckuva lot scarier. Ferrigno’s adventure takes place […]

The Last Mortal Man

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I’ve been burning through a few books in the past week, but haven’t really had the opportunity to write my mini book reports. I finished Syne Mitchell’s “The Last Mortal Man” yesterday afternoon, and the only thing I’m kicking myself over is the fact that I didn’t notice until I was already invested in the […]

Better dead than red

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Before being adopted by some on the loony left to refer half-heartedly to Bush-won red states, the phrase was used to refer to the fight against communism — aka the red menace. There were people in the West who would rather die than accept a tyrannical nihilist rule. In today’s Chicago Sun-Times, columnist Mark Steyn […]

The Pennsylvania Senate debate

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I just got finished watching the Santorum/Casey debate on this morning’s “Meet the Press” on NBC. Yes, I’m biased, but I think Santorum won this one in a rout. The part of the debate that really got my blood boiling was Casey’s willful obfuscation on Social Security reform. Casey repeated the Paul Krugman/John Kerry lines […]