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I Am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils, by Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown, USAR (ret.) with Vann Spencer. Casemate. 2013. $29.95. Seldom is a magazine identified with one person. There are Hugh Hefner and Playboy, Gloria Steinem and Ms., … Continue reading
Gene Simmons. Thank you and good night. Drive safely. Well, someone has to be the guardian of all things KISS. Along with co-founding member Paul Stanley, Simmons is half of the core of this four-decade phenomenon. Throughout KISStory, other band … Continue reading
When I was teaching my last class at Florida State, it had over 125 students and I was assigned a doctoral student to assist with grading. I knew of her from workshops around campus and was glad for the help. … Continue reading
When I taught ethics and philosophy, the unit on Objectivism was always the toughest to get over to the students because it sounds so darn mean! Think for yourself. Do for yourself. When I have described myself as an Objectivist/Libertarian, I … Continue reading
Only a day before a new round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians were slated to begin, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared that plans for new settlements in East Jerusalem were “illegitimate” … Continue reading