My Year In Books: 2019

Every year, I participate in the Goodreads Annual Reading Challenge. At the beginning of each year, you set a goal for how many books you’ll read that year. Goodreads keeps track of your running total and then lets you know how you’ve done and what percentage of your goal you met. You can also see …

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Australia’s Prime Minister Slowly Realizes Trump Is a Complete Idiot

This is not really a post, so much as just a hyperlink to an article that once again proves that Donald Trump is undoubtedly the most stupid politician at any level in the history of America. One could even say he's possibly the most stupid person/citizen in the history of America. Or dare I say …

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Book Review: Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction

Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction by Joseph M. Siracusa My rating: 4 of 5 stars At a little over 150 pages, this book covers a lot of ground in a short format. Unfortunately, while I did think it was pretty good, its focus wasn't entirely what I wanted, and it lacked in some areas. …

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A Review of Warrior: Frank Sturgis

Warrior: Frank Sturgis---The CIA's #1 Assassin-Spy, Who Nearly Killed Castro but Was Ambushed by Watergate by Jim Hunt My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book is about a legend in the subject's own mind. And perhaps the co-authors'. And perhaps even a few others. But he's really not all that. This book is poorly …

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A Review of Mao: The People’s Emperor

Mao, the People's Emperor by Dick Wilson My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is a hard book to rate. On one hand, it provides a lot of information and is somewhat detailed. On the other, it leaves out huge chunks of information which is simply unforgivable. I wanted to read about Mao to learn …

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A Review of Hazardous Duty

Hazardous Duty by David H. Hackworth My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an excellent book written by a military hero who sees a lot wrong with the military industrial complex, politics, and the military itself, calls it like he sees it, and offers solutions to the problems he points out. It should be …

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