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Not George Bush's boss? [Caricaturehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyhotey/4556459708/sizes/z/in/photolist-7WD3J9-anHTyq-fCnSQo-daasHn-dtByNU/] by DonkeyHotey.
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 130 Recommends
Welcome to this special Saturday edition of Political Books, highlighting the work of our very own David Harris-Gershon. Tommorrow at 3:30PM ET he will be here to answer your questions himself as ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 61 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 10:57 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Rachel Maddow hosting KPTK's "Changing the Media, Changing America" event in Seattle, 2009 Rachel Maddow was raised in Northern California's Castro Valley. She graduated from Stanford University ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Before LinkedIn, before Monster.com, there were Help Wanted ads in newspapers. Divided by sex. Most of us have gladly forgotten those days when work was as sexually segregated as drinking fountains ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Melissa Harris-Perry has been under right wing attack for making the really unremarkable statement that we all are responsible for children and that "we have to break through our kind of private ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Last week, Norm Ornstein wrote an article that appeared in the National Review and The Atlantic , titled, "The Unprecedented—and Contemptible—Attempts to Sabotage Obamacare." In the article ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Let the People In, the Life and Times of Ann Richards, University of Texas Press at Austin, copyright © 2012 by Jan Reid. 497 pages. Believe it or not, not all Texas governors have been as ...
by Diana in NoVa
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Wright, Lawrence (2013, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief , Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 448 pp., ISBN-13: 9780307700667 Sweeny, John (2013) The Church of Fear: ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
"si guarda al fine." Literally, this Italian phrase (which appears in Chapter 18 of The Prince , "Concerning The Way In Which Princes Should Keep Faith") means something like "one ...
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 10:53 AM PST with 22 Recommends
The Authorization for Use of Military Force, commonly known as AUMF, was passed by both the House and the Senate on September 14, 2001, with a single dissenting vote cast by Representative Barbara ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Like the author of Wrapped in the Flag , I was raised in the Chicago area, but in the less affluent western suburbs rather than those up north. And, like the author's, my father was politically ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 11:25 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I read that there are over 2000 books written about John F. Kennedy, with more being written every year. This year marks the 50th anniversary of his assassination and has seen a flood of new books ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 01:00 PM PST with 13 Recommends
There are non-fiction books dealing with political/historical issues published on a regular basis. Keeping up with them is difficult at best. Since I am still working on a review of The Last Great ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
General Alexandre Dumas, Musée Alexandre Dumas, Villers-Cotterëts Tom Reiss' book, The Black ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The object of this diary is to raise awareness of a really useful book that can help the general public understand the pronounced state of inequality in the US The book is Predator Nation , by ...
by jfdunphy
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 10 Recommends
It has been suggested that a list of proposed books to be discussed would be helpful for those who wish to read along and contribute to the discussion. Seemed like a good idea to me, so I have put ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Reagan Diaries Ronald Reagan, Author Douglas Brinkley, Editor My earliest childhood memories involve reading: the fall book fair at school, my first library card, the joy of a newly-discovered ...
by Dem Beans
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 01:00 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Susan Gardner did a terrific review of Michael Lind's book, Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States , just yesterday. If you missed it, it is worth going back to read. Which is ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends