Blog Smith

Blog Smith is inspired by the myth of Hephaestus in the creation of blacksmith-like, forged materials: ideas. This blog analyzes topics that interest me: IT, politics, technology, history, education, music, and the history of religions.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011


Last week, Wired reported that Eckhart had found a program called Carrier IQ installed rather secretly on smartphones; its a program that can track almost anything happening on your mobile phone. Carrier IQ threatened Eckhart, who had posted research and manuals on his website, saying he was in breach of copyright law and could face financial charges. But Eckhart didn’t back down.

In fact, Eckhart has released a new video and research showing Carrier IQ at work on a phone, according to Wired. The company’s website says the program is used to give “manufacturer’s unprecedented insight into their customer’s mobile experience.” Wired states that Carrier IQ said the software is used to gather “information off the handset to understand the mobile-user experience, where phone calls are dropped, where signal quality is poor, why applications crash and battery life” — not logging keystrokes.

But Eckhart‘s demonstration shows otherwise:

Now, as Eckhart notes in the video, his demonstration is shown on an HTC phone but he mentions he’s seen such software on other phones like Android, Blackberry, Nokia and more. Eckhart describes the software on his website as a “rootkit“ that is ”enabling someone continued privileged access to our computers“ and is ”hidden in nearly every part of our phones.”

American Hardship! Louder on Crowder

Tuesday, November 29, 2011



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Monday, November 28, 2011

ABC's Tapper To Carney: Looks Like Obama "Is Campaigning On Taxpayer Dime"

ABC's Tapper To Carney: Looks Like Obama "Is Campaigning On Taxpayer Dime"

ABC News' Jake Tapper confronts White House press secretary Jay Carney over President Obama's schedule which has included a lot of traveling. Citing a Wall Street Journal article about the number of times President Obama has traveled to swing-states, Tapper bluntly asks Carney if Obama is "campaigning on taxpayer dime."

"President Obama seems to travel to battleground states more so than any other president before him. Am I'm wondering if you could respond to this. It looks like the president is campaigning on the taxpayer dime more than any other president has done," Tapper said at today's White House briefing.

"I reject the premise of that," Carney responded. Carney said since Obama "expanded the political map" by winning some red states, so many more states are considered "purple" or swing-states now. Carney also said that there is "logistical" decision making when the White House plans to travel.

Carney is then asked by CBS News' Mark Knoller if politics isn't the motive then what is, causing the press secretary to give a bumbling answer.

TSA Worse Than Terrorism

We Won't Fly: Travel With Dignity

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Does Obama really want to win?

By Joseph Curl-The Washington Times

Poll: Which music should churches use during praise and worship?

Poll: Which music should churches use during praise and worship?

This battle is likely to continue raging, especially as contemporary music continues to increase in popularity. What do you think — should churches focus more upon traditional, contemporary or a mixture of the two? Take the poll:

Poll: Which music should churches use during praise and worship?

Newt Gingrich Mocks Obama

"I already said that if he wants to use a teleprompter, then it would be fine with me. [applause, laughter] It has to be fair. [laughter] If you [were] to defend ObamaCare, wouldn't you want a teleprompter?" Gingrich said.

"Now, in just for a second I'm going to go in the detour and I'll try to explain why I've been and he'll say yes. There are two reasons. The first, is either. Can you imagine him looking in the mirror? Graduate from Columbia, Harvard Law, editor of the Law Review journal. [Against] the greatest articulator in a Democratic book?"

"How is he going to say that he's afraid to be on the same podium as a West Georgia College student?" (source: Produced by Shark Tank Media, LLC)

Homeless Man Has PhD,Two Masters Degrees

Homeless Man Has PhD,Two Masters Degrees

55 year old Maurice Johnston lives in Boston, by way of Cleveland. He has a Masters Degree in Plasma Physics from Dartmouth College, and a masters in Electrical Engineering and acoustics from Purdue University. He's worked over 10 years at Lockheed Aerospace & Aerodyne Research Corp. Maurice has taught in Science and physics, and took care of both his parents in their time of need. Maurice is very well spoken, (he sounds like Obama) and is very kind, so why is Maurice homeless.....

Maurice is referenced in the Boston Globe here:

Maurice has an in depth "LinkedIn" profile here:

Maurice's E-mail address is referenced in the video

Hi and Thank You for taking the time to watch this video, my name is Danny McGlashing and I run the 60 Days channel here on youTube, I work part time as an all around volunteer in my community. I am currently working on 2 large projects, 1 of them can be followed at and should explain itself. The other is alot more in depth and for the time being I´ll just say we want to assist musicians, artists, writers, and up and coming actors/perfprmers. The name of this project is United Street Artists or U.S.A for short, I can be contacted either on twitter @IKnowTheWayOut , on Facebook through this link: or at

Thank you for watching this video and please send Maurice all the support you can, preferably a job ;) Danny

Dr. Maurice Johnson. Despite holding a doctorate in plasma physics from Dartmouth College and a masters in electrical engineering and acoustics from Purdue University, Johnson, 55, claims that he is homeless and without a job.

Though he has apparently declined part-time jobs in other cities due to financial and travel constraints, this overqualified man has allegedly been without employment since last November. Currently, he resides in a homeless shelter, describing his current situation as “just simply bad luck.” In terms of his shelter experience, he says it is one he hopes to never have to repeat in his life. Below, watch him describe what he has gone through in a YouTube interview:

Time’s NewsFeed summarizes:

Johnson spent all of his savings and sold all of his earthly belongings, including his car, to prevent foreclosure on his parents’ house in Cleveland, Ohio so that his mother with Alzheimer‘s wouldn’t have to move.

“They paid my way through school,” Johnson said. “If it’s going to take ten years, I’m going to make their final years safe and comfortable.” He then moved to Boston expecting to take a job he had been offered, but found out when he got there that it had been given away.

But, Johnson isn’t giving up. He’s been sending his resume out and he is hopeful that he will be able to get into either education or the sciences. When it comes to the challenges he’s faced, though, he seems to believe that his race has caused him difficulties. Additionally, he blames the dry spell in employment on the fact that he is overqualified (after all, those degrees are pretty impressive).

The Daily What appropriately writes:

Maurice Johnson…challenges the popular perception of homeless people by being an unemployed aerospace engineer with two Master’s degrees.

Saturday, November 26, 2011




Carney: Unemployment Checks Create Jobs

"I understand why extending unemployment insurance provides relief to people who need it, but how does that create jobs," Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler asked Jay Carney Wednesday's WH briefing.

Carney responded: "Oh, uh, it is by, uh, I would expect a reporter from the Wall Street Journal would know this as part of the entrance exam."

"There are few other ways that can directly put money into the economy than applying unemployment insurance," Carney said.

“It is one of the most direct ways to infuse money directly into the economy because people who are unemployed and obviously aren’t running a paycheck are going to spend the money that they get. They’re not going to save it, they’re going to spend it. And with unemployment insurance, that way, the money goes directly back into the economy, dollar for dollar virtually.”

Aug 11, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

Iftar Ramadan Dinner: "Islam has always been part of our American family," 9/11 Tribute to Islam

Iftar Ramadan Dinner: "Islam has always been part of our American family," 9/11 Tribute to Islam

Burning of the USS Philadelphia, Barbary war

Obama's Iftar dinner remarks.

9/11 is re-cast as a tribute to patriotic Muslims; none of these alleged heroes are named of course so there is no way to document these supposed individuals.

"Muslim Americans were innocent passengers on those planes, including a young married couple looking forward to the birth of their first child. They were workers in the Twin Towers -- Americans by birth and Americans by choice, immigrants who crossed the oceans to give their children a better life. They were cooks and waiters, but also analysts and executives."

"There, in the towers where they worked, they came together for daily prayers and meals at Iftar. They were looking to the future -- getting married, sending their kids to college, enjoying a well-deserved retirement. And they were taken from us much too soon. And today, they live on in the love of their families and a nation that will never forget. And tonight, we’re deeply humbled to be joined by some of these 9/11 families, and I would ask them to stand and be recognized, please."

According to Islamic thought, these must be martyrs in jihad; Obama could name them accordingly.

"Muslim Americans were first responders -- the former police cadet who raced to the scene to help and then was lost when the towers collapsed around him; the EMTs who evacuated so many to safety; the nurse who tended to so many victims; the naval officer at the Pentagon who rushed into the flames and pulled the injured to safety. On this 10th anniversary, we honor these men and women for what they are -- American heroes."

And, then, since 9/11, Muslims are heroic:

"Muslim Americans help to keep us safe."

There is no mention of the killer of American troops at Ft. Hood, nor the recent arrest of another Muslim, Naser Abdo, the would-be jihadi who was plotting to kill more Americans at Ft. Hood.

There is no mention of Muslims who have avoided military service as conscientious objectors, though they do not object to war, they object to killing fellow Muslims in Iraq and Afghanistan. In short, they do not qualify for the conditions of conscientious objectors but the Obama regime has granted them a pass.

"We see this in the brave service of our men and women in uniform, including thousands of Muslim Americans. In a time of war, they volunteered, knowing they could be sent into harm’s way."

Ten years after a war against jihad began, the proper, rational response to 9/11 would be for the Islamists to reject, denounce, and expunge the violent teachings and texts from the Koran and the Hadith that inspire jihad and ethnic cleansing.

To be fair, at least one Muslim was named: Mrs. Mansura Shajahan, whose husband died in the 9/11 attacks, was acknowledged.

Further, in an effort to bind tighter the disparate threads of American society, Obama stated: 'There's no them and us - it's just us.'

Seated in the audience at the dinner were the two members of Congress who practice Islam: Representatives Andre Carson and Keith Ellison; Ellison, aka Hakim Muhammad, is the Muslim Brotherhood Congressman.

Connect the Dots: Information Warfare 101 Preview - Guy Rodgers

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Are the Tea Party terrorists?

The recent media action line regarding the Tea Party is that they are indeed "terrorists". On top of the media, Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) stated, “This small group of terrorists have made it impossible to spend any money.” Vice President Joe Biden quickly followed up with the remarks, “They have acted like terrorists" in regards to the debt ceiling negotiations.

Given the media and some liberal politicians were driving the "terrorists" meme home at every opportunity, Rasmussen asked 1,000 likely voters whether they agreed. Out of the respondents, 29% believed they are, while 71% believed it was an outlandish accusation.

We at MRCTV decided to go to the nations Capitol and ask people ourselves. We talked with 15 people, and each and every one of them said they don't believe the Tea Party should be labeled as such, even the Democrats we spoke to.



Russian newsreader fired after flipping Obama the bird

Russian newsreader fired after Obama middle finger insult

'Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone'

'Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone'

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011

Jihad Take Off of 60s Anti-War Poster

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Guns, Laws, and Panics: How Fear, Not Fact, Informs the Gun Rights Debate

California has among the strictest gun laws in the country, and couple of local politicians are seizing the opportunity created by the Arizona shooting to make them even stricter.

While most states operate under a "shall-issue" concealed carry weapons (CCW) permitting regime, meaning that anyone who passes a basic background check can get a CCW, California uses the "may-issue" rule, which means the decision is left to the sole discretion of the county sheriff. The result? Approximately 0.1% of California citizens have CCWs, which is almost 20 times lower than in the average shall-issue state.

This restrictive climate has led to the emergence of a burgeoning "Open Carry" movement, wherein citizens carry holstered, unloaded weapons in plain sight. California Assemblyman Anthony Portantino calls the open carry exemption in the law a "loophole," which he intends to close with Assembly Bill 144 (AB 144).

Portantino's fellow Assembly member Lori Saldana tried to ban open carry in 2010, but the bill failed in the assembly. But this time, AB 144 has gained helpful momentum from an unexpected source: Jared Loughner.

"Since the events in Arizona, gun issues have taken on a greater national debate and a greater significance," says Portantino. Earlier this year, AB 144 passed the Assembly and now will head to the state Senate in late August 2011 and then on to Governor Jerry Brown's desk.

Open Carry advocate Sam Wolanyk, who once successfully sued San Diego county when police arrested him for open carrying, says that the focus on lawful gun owners is misguided.

"It doesn't matter if you stacked up 50,000 felonies," says Wolanyk of the Loughner situation. "You can't stop a crazy person from doing crazy things."

UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh, creator of the popular law blog the Volokh Conspiracy, also says that crafting legislation in the face of rare tragedies is miguided.

"It doesn't make much sense to come up with comprehensive law focusing on those very rare incidents," says Volokh.

Despite the fact that crime rates are down nation wide and that there has never been a reported incident of an Open Carrier hurting someone, Portantino stands firm that the practice is a public danger and a drain on police resources. He also says he has no plans on introducing legislation to loosen up concealed carry laws.

"Just because one person is comfortable with their weapon," says Portantino, "doesn't mean that gives that person the right to infringe on the rights of other people who aren't comfortable."

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Laser Weapons Might Protect U.S. Copters

From Next Attack

18 November 2011 Havana New Hope, PA

Ian Greets Fan

Set list

Irene Wilde

A snippet of Irene Wilde before playing All American Alien Boy. Ian responds to a request for "Irene Wilde" which a fan had just informed a sad comrade did not appear on the set list.

Just Another Night

It Ain't Easy When You Fall


Sweet Jane

All the Way from Memphis

All The Young Dudes


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Coming down from the stage at the first encore, Paul Page (bass), joked with me when he passed: "I have a drink in the car I'll be right back."

When he came back in I said: "You should have gotten a beer."

And, finally, for the last encore when he went by I said: "champagne."

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Jesse Owens 75 Years Later

Owens earned his fourth Gold Medal at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1976 and his record four gold medals would stand until 1984 when Carl Lewis tied Owens’ mark.

The grandson of a slave, representing a country where he was still racially discriminated against, Owens crushed the competition in the 100- and 200-meter events, set an Olympic record in the long jump that would not be broken until 1960 and led off the 400 relay team that set a world record that would stand until 1956. Owens‘ accomplishments in Berlin were a repudiation of Hitler’s belief that the games’ results would prove the superiority of the German “Aryan” people. ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap eloquently puts Owens’ accomplishment:

“A second-class citizen at home, a subhuman in Germany, Jesse Owens fashioned the greatest of all sports achievements. To be clear, nothing he did at Olympic Stadium could prevent the horrors to come. He saved no lives. However, for those paying close attention, Owens revealed essential truths in Berlin.

While western democracies were perfecting the art of appeasement and much of the rest of the world kowtowed to the Nazis, Owens stood up to them at their own Olympics, refuting their venomous theories with his awesome deeds.”

Obama's Communist Threatens More


Occupy Protesters Removed From Hopkins After Disrupting Karl Rove’s Speech

Occupy Protesters Removed From Hopkins After Disrupting Karl Rove’s Speech: The Occupy Wall Street movement causes chaos from Baltimore to the West Coast. In downtown Seattle, police use pepper spray to break up a rowdy protest, injuring an 84-year-old woman and a pregnant woman. It's one of many violent confrontations around the country as protestors take over public parks and busy streets. Mike Hellgren has more on the clash between Occupy Baltimore and a former Bush advisor.

Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf's testimony before the Senate Budget Committee ealier this week

Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf's testimony before the Senate Budget Committee ealier this week

The quote that matters starts around 1:25, when Elmendorf says that, according to CBO's estimates, with the stimulus legislation in place, "the level of GDP would be a little lower at the end. That is, a net negative effect on the growth of GDP over 10 years." Elmendorf then confirms that CBO estimates that the economic drag will continue in the following decade:

SESSIONS: And in the next 10 years, since you’re carrying that debt and paying interest on it and the stimulus value is long since gone, it would be a continual negative of some effect?

ELMENDORF: Yes, it would represent a drag on the level of GDP beyond that, if no other actions were taken.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011



The subway sign incident occurred less than a week after arson incidents commemorating Kristallnacht — which refers to a series of attacks in Nazi Germany and Austria where Jewish homes and businesses were ransacked and torched — by smashing and burning cars in the same neighborhood while vandals scrawled swastikas, “KKK” and other anti-Jewish slurs on sidewalks, benches and vans. Kristallnacht, not coincidentally, means the “Night of Broken Glass.”

Subway Sign Defaced in Bias Incident:

Tank Man Wall Street

Sharia Law for . . .



Tuesday, November 15, 2011



Should the protesters have been allowed to stay Occupying? Why or why not?

NYPD Clears Out Zuccotti Park:

Ian on Billboard

Ian Hunter Ready To Make 'A Band Album' in 2012

Union PAYS Occupy Protesters- (EXCLUSIVE)

Union PAYS Occupy Protesters- (EXCLUSIVE)

Since people started camping out in the name of socialism or something, there have only been half measures by the media to determine whether union organizers were using dues to provide transportation, food and lodging for the Occupiers. Accuracy in Media infiltrated the National Nurses United for the duration of their Occupy DC protest tour. As the footage reveals, NNU in association with the AFL-CIO sent over 1,000 nurses from across the country, public and private sector, all expenses paid. It’s pretty sad to think that American veterans are sitting in a hospital room wondering where their nurse went.

Defending the TEA Party, Merchants & Protesting OWS Rot

Ethical Oil TV Ad - Saudi Arabia (The ad Saudi Arabia doesn't want you to see)

Ethical Oil TV Ad - Saudi Arabia (The ad Saudi Arabia doesn't want you to see)

Fact. Last year we bought over four hundred million barrels of oil from Saudi Arabia. We bankrolled a state that doesn't allow women to drive. Doesn't allow them to leave their homes - or work - without their male guardians' permission. And a state where a woman's testimony only counts for a half of a man's. Why are we paying their bills... And funding their oppression? Today there's a better way. Ethical oil. From Canada's oil sands. Ethical Oil. A choice we have to make.

18 Year Old Freaks Out From Tatoo

Monday, November 14, 2011



“Chocolate Rain”



Small Business Owner Counter-Protest OWS:


This decision to hear arguments in the spring sets up an election-year showdown over the White House's main domestic policy achievement.

The justices announced they will hear an extraordinary five-and-a-half hours of arguments from lawyers on the constitutionality of a provision at the heart of the law and three other related questions about the act. The central provision in question is the requirement that individuals buy health insurance starting in 2014 or pay a penalty.

In the modern era, the last time the court allotted anywhere near this much time for arguments was in 2003 for consideration of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform. That case consumed four hours of argument. This argument may spread over two days, as the justices rarely hear more than two or three hours a day.

Court announcement raises recusal questions for Kagan, Thomas

At the same time, liberal groups and Democrats in Congress have been pushing for months for Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself, citing his wife’s work with a group that opposes the health care law as an indication he cannot rule impartially.

California opts to relinquish electoral votes

California Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed a bill into law which awards California’s 55 electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote — meaning a candidate could receive all of the state‘s votes without having won the support of a majority of the state’s voters.

Fox News reports on this growing trend among states — now seven states + D.C. — which seek to abolish the national electoral college:

The bill would take effect only if the states that hold a majority of the 538 electoral votes approve similar legislation. With California’s addition, that total now stands at 132, almost 49 percent of the 270 needed. …

California Assemblyman Democrat Jerry Hill, who introduced the bill, said the change would make California more relevant in presidential elections by forcing candidates to campaign in the state.

Hill’s logic seems backwards — Why would a candidate spend time in a state whose electoral votes are decided by voters in other states? The one thing California has going for it, however, is its population and the proportion of the nation’s popular vote the state accounts for.

A popular vote election would bode well for large states like California — it’s the smaller states who rely on their electoral votes to give them a stake in the national election. After all, without the electoral college, how many presidential candidates would bother to campaign in so-called “flyover” states?

The Mid-West and the Mountain states, more conservative, would lose their input in the presidential election. This is precisely what the elites in the country favor.

The Founders specifically wanted the Electoral College to retain the individuality and sovereignty of the states, "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." The sovereignty of the people, on a statewide basis, is preserved in the 10th Amendment to the Constitution. Yet, the powers that be note that demagogues can be swept into office. This is precisely what the Founders feared. They took a stand against direct democracy, because they studied history, and saw repeatedly that the Greeks and the Romans lost their liberty as a result of direct democracy.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

MEMRI: Islamic Militants in Gaza: Allah's Teachings Are the Fire with Which "We Harvest the Skulls of the Jews"; "We Move Closer to Allah through Blood, Body Parts, and Martyrs"

MEMRI: Islamic Militants in Gaza: Allah's Teachings Are the Fire with Which "We Harvest the Skulls of the Jews"; "We Move Closer to Allah through Blood, Body Parts, and Martyrs"

#3190 - Islamic Militants in Gaza: Allah's Teachings Are the Fire with Which "We Harvest the Skulls of the Jews"; "We Move Closer to Allah through Blood, Body Parts, and Martyrs"
Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas/Gaza) - November 3, 2011 - 02:56

Man Detained For Two Hours After Photographing TSA

Lounging About

Obama Snit with Israel

Obama Snit with Israel

Israel refuses to tell US its Iran intentions

The US leader was rebuffed last month when he demanded private guarantees that no strike would go ahead without White House notification, suggesting Israel no longer plans to "seek Washington's permission", sources said. On Tuesday, UN weapons inspectors released their most damning report to date into Iran's nuclear activities, saying for the first time that the Islamic republic appeared to be building a nuclear weapon. Obama reportedly ordered the US intelligence services to step up monitoring of Israel to glean clues of its intentions. In response to an Israeli attack, Iran could blockade the Straits of Hormuz, through which 25 per cent of the world's oil exports are shipped, sending energy prices soaring. US military assets in the Gulf could come also come under attack from Iranian Scud missiles. Obama's willingness to take on Iran militarily is openly questioned in Israel.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Barney Frank Makes His Most Significant Contribution Ever Live on TV

Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson, Cologne, Germany, February 1990

Kirsty MacColl

Darling, let's have another baby

Written by Fred Berk

Duet with Billy Bragg

1991 single
Walking down Madison

1998 album
What do pretty girls do?
(BBC Session)

Darling, let's have another baby

Darling, let's have another baby
Let's make one soon on our second honeymoon
Darling, I need you to be near me
To kiss and to touch, I love you very much
Darling, if you ever leave me
I'll cry a million tears
I'll go to the nearest boozer
And drink ten pints of beer

Darling, let's have another baby
Let's make one soon on our second honeymoon
Darling, I need you to be near me
To kiss and to touch, I love you very much
Darling, if you ever leave me
I'll cry a million tears
I'll go to the nearest boozer
And drink ten pints of beer

Darling, let's have another baby
Let's make one soon on our second honeymoon
Darling, when we have our baby
I'll be quite happy to wash and change its nappy
Darling, oh
Darling, oh
Darling, oh
Darling, oh



Friday, November 11, 2011



Penn State Talking Sense to a Mob

I do not know the identity of the young man you are about to see.

Did he do the right thing and was he courageous to stand up to a throng of students on the Penn State University campus angry over the firing of Joe Paterno?

In the video, posted last Thursday and identifying the man as a Penn St. student, the speaker can be heard trying to explain to the students that the situation isn’t about Paterno, but the kids that were allegedly victimized. On multiple occasions he says the entire focus should be on holding the university leaders “accountable.” Forty seconds into the video, the students gathered around start shouting him down. But luckily, a woman in the ground stands up for his right to address them, and he continues.

“It’s fine if you want to follow blindly — to have blind loyalty, but listen, one person does not represent this university. Joe Paterno does not represent this university,” he says.

For the most part, the young man is booed and ignored, and even made fun of for his Tony Dorsett jersey (he replies by saying Dorsett is his cousin). But a few clap and congratulate his stance.

Hollywood Begins Muslim Indoctrination Program

Murdered Border Agent Family Lashes Out at Holder

Family of Murdered Border Agent Breaks Silence, Lashes Out at Holder

Richard "Troops Body Parts to Landfill" Carmona to Run for Arizona Senate

A New Jersey congressman wrote directly to Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta two months ago to seek details about the Dover Air Force Base mortuary’s practice of dumping troops’ cremated body parts in a landfill but says he never received a reply.

Pentagon press secretary George Little said Friday that Leon "Flat-footed" Panetta’s office had received Holt’s Sept. 16 correspondence and that staffers “have been working to collect the information required to answer the questions in the congressman’s letter. We will, of course, provide a thorough response as promptly as possible.”

The manner of disposal was not disclosed to relatives of the troops.

The defense secretary appointed an independent panel Tuesday to review overall operations at the mortuary. The panel’s leader, former U.S. surgeon general Richard H. Carmona, quit Friday so he instead could run for the Senate. He is seeking an open seat from Arizona.

Mass Media Palinize Bachmann: Newsweek

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13th Imam
Posted on August 9, 2011 at 9:43am (hat tip to The Blaze):

"If they do a full head shot cover of Barry they will have to put foldout flap for those sattelite [sic] dishes he calls ears. Fairs fair [.]

Thursday, November 10, 2011



Duck and Cover

Obama, Sarkozy's open mic mishap

Report: Two Idiots =Obama And Sarkozy Caught Bashing Netanyahu On Hot Mic

Obama/Sarkozy trash talking about Benjamin Netanyahu during G20 Summit (2011)

Obama & Sarkozy Dis Netanyahu - 11/8/2011

Sarkozy Liar Comment On Mic

In previously unpublished remarks, the French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a liar.

President Obama replied:

"You may be sick of him but I have to deal with him every day".

They were speaking during a private conversation at the G20 summit.

The exchange was overheard by journalists, but was not made public until now.

Dan Israel of the French news website, Arret sur Images, broke the story and told Radio 4's PM programme journalists initially agreed amongst themselves to keep it private.

Candidate Obama's "small town guns and religion" comments speaking to a small group of supporters; he did not know there was a "hot mic" present.

Barack's comments that are generating all of the controversy: "You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them," Obama said. "And they fell through the Clinton Administration, and the Bush Administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."

Cain Not Lying, Accuser is Lying

Islamism: The Annihilation of Civilizations

Sharia law was put into place and the Christian dhimmis continued to have their “protected” status as People of the Book who lived under the Sharia law.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Failed Federal Emergency Alert System Nationwide Test 2 pm EST

Only the President has the authority to activate EAS at the national level, and he has delegated that authority to the Director of FEMA. The test will be conducted jointly by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS).

In essence, the authority to seize control of all television and civilian communication has been asserted by the executive branch and handed to a government agency.

Ohio Voters Talk

Ohio Voters Choose to Opt Out of Health Care Mandate

Voters in Ohio have approved a ballot measure intended to keep government from requiring Ohioans to participate in any health care system.

Navy Seal Team 6 Killed by "Sheep in High Places" and Islamists

This is the extraordinary family of Aaron Vaughn, a Navy Seal team 6 member killed by jihadists, the largest single loss of life ever for SEAL Team Six and the largest loss of life for American forces since the defensive action began after Islam's declaration of war on the America on 9/11/01.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011



Greg Mankiw is a well-known Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a leading mind in the area of “new Keynesian” economics (a theory that tries to apply an understanding of individual behavior to the Keynesian school of thought). “The class is very conventional economics. Adam Smith is pretty non-controversial among economists. But it can seem pretty conservative the first time you hear it,” Mankiw said in a recent CNN Money article.



The story includes a video report.


The Price of a U.S. Credit Rating Downgrade

The Price of a U.S. Credit Rating Downgrade

The federal government's debt may soon be downgraded by major credit rating agencies. What would that mean?

Video produced by Caleb O. Brown and Austin Bragg

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Air Force Release from Duty for Muslims on Holiday

No Easter Message But Let's Celebrate Islam

Obama Releases Statement on the Hajj and Eid al-Adha

Dim Prospects for Obama but Not Impossible

A year left: Obama running against history

Afterburner with Bill Whittle: Rich Man, Poor Man

Despite what you hear from the media and the Democrat party, the poor are getting richer. In fact, America's poor are so rich, we should be celebrating it. Bill Whittle has the facts to back it up.

And for more information, check out the excellent research from the Heritage Foundation:

Friday, November 4, 2011

Cartoonist Faces Jail-Time for Mocking Police in Animated Online Video

Cartoonist Targeted With Criminal Probe For Mocking Police

Ian Hunter, 4 November 2011, Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA

All American Alien Boy

American Music

Arms and Legs

(version 1)

Arms and Legs

(version 2)



Big Mouth

Man Overboard

Wash Us Away

Alice and Waterlow

Just Another Night

Alice (snippet)

Once Bitten Twice Shy

version 1

The Moon Upstairs

Once Bitten, Twice Shy

version 2


It Ain't Easy When You Fall/Shades Off

All the Way From Memphis

All the Way to Memphis,


Intro about Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band

Saturday Gigs/All The Young Dudes (partial)

All the Young Dudes,


Created on ... November 06, 2011

All American Alien Boy
American Music
Just Another Night
Cleveland Rocks
Isolation (John Lennon)
Big Mouth
Arms & Legs
Man Overboard
Wash Us Away
When The Daylight Comes/Sweet Jane

Encore 1:
It Ain't easy When You Fall/Shades Off
All the Way from Memphis

Encore 2:
Death May be Your Santa Claus
One Bitten Twice Shy
Saturday Gigs
All the Young Dudes/Goodnight Irene

Thursday, November 3, 2011

03 Nov 2011 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton MA

All American Alien Boy

American Music

Just Another Night

Cleveland Rocks


Big Mouth

Arms and Legs



Man Overboard

Wash Us Away

When the Daylight Comes

Sweet Jane


It Ain't Easy When You Fall

All the Way From Memphis

Once Bitten Twice Shy

Saturday Gigs

All the Young Dudes/Good Night Irene

18 June 2011 with M. C. Bosch and Andy Burton from the Rant Band backing Garland Jeffreys at the Iron Horse Music Hall

On the Radicalization of Anders Behring Breivik
The media are blaming critics of Islam (such as Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller) for the radicalization of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik. However, Breivik said that he turned to terrorism in response to media censorship. Who's to blame for his extremism?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Small Businesswoman to Obama: 'Apologize' for Economy, On Downgrading

Amilya Antonetti's (Chairman and CEO at AMA Productions) epic rant on the politicians who've gotten the United States into the economic mess we're now in.

Colbert, Part II Occupy


After more than a month of protest demands for better employment opportunities and benefits, Accuracy in Media saw fit to test their desires with...employment applications. Our "headhunters" were treated to every excuse as to why these jobs aren't good enough for them. We guess middle management opportunities with healthcare and 401k benefits aren't desirable anymore.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam (2009)

The word Taqwacore is a combination of hardcore, a genre of punk music, and taqwa, an Arabic word that translates as "piety" or "god-fearing." The first to use the term was writer, journalist, and Muslim convert Michael Muhammad Knight. His novel The Taqwacores, about a group of young Islamic punk rockers, received a storm of recognition among young American Muslims and prompted the formation of various Muslim punk bands.

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Music Video for Sharia Law in the U.S.A. by The Kominas

Video: Excerpt from The Day I Became a Woman (2000)
Music: Sharia Law in the U.S.A. by The Kominas

Sharia Law in the U.S.A. is a single from The Kominas' debut album, "Wild Nights in Guantanamo Bay".

Video edited by Imran Ali Malik


Catholic Advocate has launched a campaign urging Obama to “meet with Catholic leaders to discuss compromise.”


New Book Disputes Obama Administration's Account of Bin Laden Raid

No surprise here since this story never passed the smell test but it would be nice to know what actually happened.

Health, abortion issues split Obama administration and Catholic groups

Obama Administration splits Catholics over Health, abortion issues

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  • ACM Queue: Architecting Tomorrow's Computing;
  • Adkins, Lesley and Roy A. Adkins, Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome;
  • Ali, Ayaan Hirsi, Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations;
  • Ali, Tariq, The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads, and Modernity;
  • Allawi, Ali A., The Crisis of Islamic Civilization;
  • Alperovitz, Gar, The Decision To Use the Atomic Bomb;
  • American School & University: Shaping Facilities & Business Decisions;
  • Angelich, Jane, What's a Mother (in-Law) to Do?: 5 Essential Steps to Building a Loving Relationship with Your Son's New Wife;
  • Arad, Yitzchak, In the Shadow of the Red Banner: Soviet Jews in the War Against Nazi Germany;
  • Aristotle, Athenian Constitution. Eudemian Ethics. Virtues and Vices. (Loeb Classical Library No. 285);
  • Aristotle, Metaphysics: Books X-XIV, Oeconomica, Magna Moralia (The Loeb classical library);
  • Armstrong, Karen, A History of God;
  • Arrian: Anabasis of Alexander, Books I-IV (Loeb Classical Library No. 236);
  • Atkinson, Rick, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (Liberation Trilogy);
  • Auletta, Ken, Googled: The End of the World As We Know It;
  • Austen, Jane, Pride and Prejudice;
  • Bacevich, Andrew, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism;
  • Baker, James A. III, and Lee H. Hamilton, The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - A New Approach;
  • Barber, Benjamin R., Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy;
  • Barnett, Thomas P.M., Blueprint for Action: A Future Worth Creating;
  • Barnett, Thomas P.M., The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century;
  • Barron, Robert, Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith;
  • Baseline: Where Leadership Meets Technology;
  • Baur, Michael, Bauer, Stephen, eds., The Beatles and Philosophy;
  • Beard, Charles Austin, An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States (Sony Reader);
  • Benjamin, Daniel & Steven Simon, The Age of Sacred Terror: Radical Islam's War Against America;
  • Bergen, Peter, The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader;
  • Berman, Paul, Terror and Liberalism;
  • Berman, Paul, The Flight of the Intellectuals: The Controversy Over Islamism and the Press;
  • Better Software: The Print Companion to;
  • Bleyer, Kevin, Me the People: One Man's Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States of America;
  • Boardman, Griffin, and Murray, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Roman World;
  • Bracken, Paul, The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics;
  • Bradley, James, with Ron Powers, Flags of Our Fathers;
  • Bronte, Charlotte, Jane Eyre;
  • Bronte, Emily, Wuthering Heights;
  • Brown, Ashley, War in Peace Volume 10 1974-1984: The Marshall Cavendish Encyclopedia of Postwar Conflict;
  • Brown, Ashley, War in Peace Volume 8 The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of Postwar Conflict;
  • Brown, Nathan J., When Victory Is Not an Option: Islamist Movements in Arab Politics;
  • Bryce, Robert, Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of "Energy Independence";
  • Bush, George W., Decision Points;
  • Bzdek, Vincent, The Kennedy Legacy: Jack, Bobby and Ted and a Family Dream Fulfilled;
  • Cahill, Thomas, Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter;
  • Campus Facility Maintenance: Promoting a Healthy & Productive Learning Environment;
  • Campus Technology: Empowering the World of Higher Education;
  • Certification: Tools and Techniques for the IT Professional;
  • Channel Advisor: Business Insights for Solution Providers;
  • Chariton, Callirhoe (Loeb Classical Library);
  • Chief Learning Officer: Solutions for Enterprise Productivity;
  • Christ, Karl, The Romans: An Introduction to Their History and Civilization;
  • Cicero, De Senectute;
  • Cicero, The Republic, The Laws;
  • Cicero, The Verrine Orations I: Against Caecilius. Against Verres, Part I; Part II, Book 1 (Loeb Classical Library);
  • Cicero, The Verrine Orations I: Against Caecilius. Against Verres, Part I; Part II, Book 2 (Loeb Classical Library);
  • CIO Decisions: Aligning I.T. and Business in the MidMarket Enterprise;
  • CIO Insight: Best Practices for IT Business Leaders;
  • CIO: Business Technology Leadership;
  • Clay, Lucius Du Bignon, Decision in Germany;
  • Cohen, William S., Dragon Fire;
  • Colacello, Bob, Ronnie and Nancy: Their Path to the White House, 1911 to 1980;
  • Coll, Steve, The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century;
  • Collins, Francis S., The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief ;
  • Colorni, Angelo, Israel for Beginners: A Field Guide for Encountering the Israelis in Their Natural Habitat;
  • Compliance & Technology;
  • Computerworld: The Voice of IT Management;
  • Connolly, Peter & Hazel Dodge, The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens & Rome;
  • Conti, Greg, Googling Security: How Much Does Google Know About You?;
  • Converge: Strategy and Leadership for Technology in Education;
  • Cowan, Ross, Roman Legionary 58 BC - AD 69;
  • Cowell, F. R., Life in Ancient Rome;
  • Creel, Richard, Religion and Doubt: Toward a Faith of Your Own;
  • Cross, Robin, General Editor, The Encyclopedia of Warfare: The Changing Nature of Warfare from Prehistory to Modern-day Armed Conflicts;
  • CSO: The Resource for Security Executives:
  • Cummins, Joseph, History's Greatest Wars: The Epic Conflicts that Shaped the Modern World;
  • D'Amato, Raffaele, Imperial Roman Naval Forces 31 BC-AD 500;
  • Dallek, Robert, An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917-1963;
  • Daly, Dennis, Sophocles' Ajax;
  • Dando-Collins, Stephen, Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome;
  • Darwish, Nonie, Now They Call Me Infidel: Why I Renounced Jihad for America, Israel, and the War on Terror;
  • Davis Hanson, Victor, Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome;
  • Dawkins, Richard, The Blind Watchmaker;
  • Dawkins, Richard, The God Delusion;
  • Dawkins, Richard, The Selfish Gene;
  • de Blij, Harm, Why Geography Matters: Three Challenges Facing America, Climate Change, The Rise of China, and Global Terrorism;
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  • Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear;
  • Dr. Dobb's Journal: The World of Software Development;
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  • Ehrman, Bart D., Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scriptures and the Faiths We Never Knew;
  • Ehrman, Bart D., Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why;
  • Electronic Engineering Times: The Industry Newsweekly for the Creators of Technology;
  • Ellis, Joseph J., American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson;
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  • Emergency Management: Strategy & Leadership in Critical Times;
  • Emerson, Steven, American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us;
  • Erlewine, Robert, Monotheism and Tolerance: Recovering a Religion of Reason (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion);
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  • Everitt, Anthony, Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor;
  • Everitt, Anthony, Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician;
  • eWeek: The Enterprise Newsweekly;
  • Federal Computer Week: Powering the Business of Government;
  • Ferguson, Niall, Civilization: The West and the Rest;
  • Ferguson, Niall, Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power;
  • Ferguson, Niall, The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000;
  • Ferguson, Niall, The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Decline of the West;
  • Feuerbach, Ludwig, The Essence of Christianity (Sony eReader);
  • Fields, Nic, The Roman Army of the Principate 27 BC-AD 117;
  • Fields, Nic, The Roman Army of the Punic Wars 264-146 BC;
  • Fields, Nic, The Roman Army: the Civil Wars 88-31 BC;
  • Finkel, Caroline, Osman's Dream: The History of the Ottoman Empire;
  • Fisk, Robert, The Great War For Civilization: The Conquest of the Middle East;
  • Forstchen, William R., One Second After;
  • Fox, Robin Lane, The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian;
  • Frazer, James George, The Golden Bough (Volume 3): A Study in Magic and Religion (Sony eReader);
  • Freeh, Louis J., My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror;
  • Freeman, Charles, The Greek Achievement: The Foundations of the Western World;
  • Friedman, Thomas L. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century Further Updated and Expanded/Release 3.0;
  • Friedman, Thomas L., The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization;
  • Frontinus: Stratagems. Aqueducts of Rome. (Loeb Classical Library No. 174);
  • Fuller Focus: Fuller Theological Seminary;
  • Fuller, Graham E., A World Without Islam;
  • Gaubatz, P. David and Paul Sperry, Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That's Conspiring to Islamize America;
  • Ghattas, Kim, The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power;
  • Gibson, William, Neuromancer;
  • Gilmour, Michael J., Gods and Guitars: Seeking the Sacred in Post-1960s Popular Music;
  • Global Services: Strategies for Sourcing People, Processes, and Technologies;
  • Glucklich, Ariel, Dying for Heaven: Holy Pleasure and Suicide Bombers-Why the Best Qualities of Religion Are Also It's Most Dangerous;
  • Goldberg, Jonah, Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning;
  • Goldin, Shmuel, Unlocking the Torah Text Vayikra (Leviticus);
  • Goldsworthy, Adrian, Caesar: Life of a Colossus;
  • Goldsworthy, Adrian, How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower;
  • Goodman, Lenn E., Creation and Evolution;
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln;
  • Gopp, Amy,, Split Ticket: Independent Faith in a Time of Partisan Politics (WTF: Where's the Faith?);
  • Gordon, Michael R., and Bernard E. Trainor, Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq;
  • Government Health IT: The Magazine of Public/private Health Care Convergence;
  • Government Technology's Emergency Management: Strategy & Leadership in Critical Times;
  • Government Technology: Solutions for State and Local Government in the Information Age;
  • Grant , Michael, The Climax of Rome: The Final Achievements of the Ancient World, AD 161 - 337;
  • Grant, Michael, The Classical Greeks;
  • Grumberg, Orna, and Helmut Veith, 25 Years of Model Checking: History, Achievements, Perspectives;
  • Halberstam, David, War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals;
  • Hammer, Reuven, Entering Torah Prefaces to the Weekly Torah Portion;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, Between War and Peace: Lessons from Afghanistan to Iraq;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, How The Obama Administration Threatens Our National Security (Encounter Broadsides);
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, Ripples of Battle: How Wars of the Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live, and How We Think;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, The End of Sparta: A Novel;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny;
  • Hanson, Victor Davis, Wars of the Ancient Greeks;
  • Harnack, Adolf Von, History of Dogma, Volume 3 (Sony Reader);
  • Harris, Alex, Reputation At Risk: Reputation Report;
  • Harris, Sam, Letter to a Christian Nation;
  • Harris, Sam, The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason;
  • Hayek, F. A., The Road to Serfdom;
  • Heilbroner, Robert L., and Lester Thurow, Economics Explained: Everything You Need to Know About How the Economy Works and Where It's Going;
  • Hempel, Sandra, The Strange Case of The Broad Street Pump: John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera;
  • Hinnells, John R., A Handbook of Ancient Religions;
  • Hitchens, Christopher, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything;
  • Hogg, Ian V., The Encyclopedia of Weaponry: The Development of Weaponry from Prehistory to 21st Century Warfare;
  • Hugo, Victor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame;
  • Humphrey, Caroline & Vitebsky, Piers, Sacred Architecture;
  • Huntington, Samuel P., The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order;
  • Info World: Information Technology News, Computer Networking & Security;
  • Information Week: Business Innovation Powered by Technology:
  • Infostor: The Leading Source for Enterprise Storage Professionals;
  • Infrastructure Insite: Bringing IT Together;
  • Insurance Technology: Business Innovation Powered by Technology;
  • Integrated Solutions: For Enterprise Content Management;
  • Intel Premier IT: Sharing Best Practices with the Information Technology Community;
  • Irwin, Robert, Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents;
  • Jeffrey, Grant R., The Global-Warming Deception: How a Secret Elite Plans to Bankrupt America and Steal Your Freedom;
  • Jewkes, Yvonne, and Majid Yar, Handbook of Internet Crime;
  • Johnson, Chalmers, Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire;
  • Journal, The: Transforming Education Through Technology;
  • Judd, Denis, The Lion and the Tiger: The Rise and Fall of the British Raj, 1600-1947;
  • Kagan, Donald, The Peloponnesian War;
  • Kansas, Dave, The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It: What You Need to Know About the Greatest Financial Crisis of Our Time--and How to Survive It;
  • Karsh, Efraim, Islamic Imperialism: A History;
  • Kasser, Rodolphe, The Gospel of Judas;
  • Katz, Solomon, The Decline of Rome and the Rise of Medieval Europe: (The Development of Western Civilization);
  • Keegan, John, Intelligence in War: The Value--and Limitations--of What the Military Can Learn About the Enemy;
  • Kenis, Leo, et. al., The Transformation of the Christian Churches in Western Europe 1945-2000 (Kadoc Studies on Religion, Culture and Society 6);
  • Kepel, Gilles, Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam;
  • Kiplinger's: Personal Finance;
  • Klein, Naomi, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism;
  • KM World: Content, Document, and Knowledge Management;
  • Koestler, Arthur, Darkness at Noon: A Novel;
  • Kostova, Elizabeth, The Historian;
  • Kuttner, Robert, The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity;
  • Lake, Kirsopp, The Text of the New Testament, Sony Reader;
  • Laur, Timothy M., Encyclopedia of Modern US Military Weapons ;
  • Leffler, Melvyn P., and Jeffrey W. Legro, To Lead the World: American Strategy After the Bush Doctrine;
  • Lendon, J. E., Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity;
  • Lenin, V. I., Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism;
  • Lennon, John J., There is Absolutely No Reason to Pay Too Much for College!;
  • Lewis, Bernard, The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror;
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  • Lifton, Robert J., Greg Mitchell, Hiroshima in America;
  • Limberis, Vasiliki M., Architects of Piety: The Cappadocian Fathers and the Cult of the Martyrs;
  • Lipsett, B. Diane, Desiring Conversion: Hermas, Thecla, Aseneth;
  • Livingston, Jessica, Founders At Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days;
  • Livy, Rome and the Mediterranean: Books XXXI-XLV of the History of Rome from its Foundation (Penguin Classics);
  • Louis J., Freeh, My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror;
  • Mackay, Christopher S., Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History;
  • Majno, Guido, The Healing Hand: Man and Wound in the Ancient World;
  • Marcus, Greil,Invisible Republic: Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes;
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  • Maughm, W. Somerset, Of Human Bondage;
  • McCluskey, Neal P., Feds in the Classroom: How Big Government Corrupts, Cripples, and Compromises American Education;
  • McCullough, David, 1776;
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  • McLynn, Frank, Marcus Aurelius: A Life;
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  • McMaster, H. R., Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam;
  • McNamara, Patrick, Science and the World's Religions Volume 1: Origins and Destinies (Brain, Behavior, and Evolution);
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  • Meacham, Jon, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House;
  • Mearsheimer, John J., and Stephen M. Walt, The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy;
  • Meier, Christian, Caesar: A Biography;
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  • Michael, Katina and M.G. Michael, Innovative Automatic Identification and Location-Based Services: From Barcodes to Chip Implants;
  • Migliore, Daniel L., Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology;
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  • Mommsen, Theodor, The History of the Roman Republic, Sony Reader;
  • Muller, F. Max, Chips From A German Workshop: Volume III: Essays On Language And Literature;
  • Murray, Janet, H., Hamlet On the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace;
  • Murray, Williamson, War in the Air 1914-45;
  • Müller, F. Max, Chips From A German Workshop;
  • Nader, Ralph, Crashing the Party: Taking on the Corporate Government in an Age of Surrender;
  • Nagl, John A., Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam;
  • Napoleoni, Loretta, Terrorism and the Economy: How the War on Terror is Bankrupting the World;
  • Nature: The International Weekly Journal of Science;
  • Negus, Christopher, Fedora 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux;
  • Network Computing: For IT by IT:
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  • Newman, Paul B., Travel and Trade in the Middle Ages;
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, The Nietzsche-Wagner Correspondence;
  • Nixon, Ed, The Nixons: A Family Portrait;
  • O'Brien, Johnny, Day of the Assassins: A Jack Christie Novel;
  • O'Donnell, James J., Augustine: A New Biography;
  • OH & S: Occupational Health & Safety
  • Okakura, Kakuzo, The Book of Tea;
  • Optimize: Business Strategy & Execution for CIOs;
  • Ostler, Nicholas, Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin;
  • Parry, Jay A., The Real George Washington (American Classic Series);
  • Paton, W.R., The Greek Anthology, Volume V, Loeb Classical Library, No. 86;
  • Pausanius, Guide to Greece 1: Central Greece;
  • Perrett, Bryan, Cassell Military Classics: Iron Fist: Classic Armoured Warfare;
  • Perrottet, Tony, The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Olympic Games;
  • Peters, Ralph, New Glory: Expanding America's Global Supremacy;
  • Phillips, Kevin, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush;
  • Pick, Bernhard; Paralipomena; Remains of Gospels and Sayings of Christ (Sony Reader);
  • Pimlott, John, The Elite: The Special Forces of the World Volume 1;
  • Pitre, Brant, Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper;
  • Plutarch's Lives, X: Agis and Cleomenes. Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus. Philopoemen and Flamininus (Loeb Classical Library®);
  • Podhoretz, Norman, World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism;
  • Posner, Gerald, Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK;
  • Potter, Wendell, Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans;
  • Pouesi, Daniel, Akua;
  • Premier IT Magazine: Sharing Best Practices with the Information Technology Community;
  • Price, Monroe E. & Daniel Dayan, eds., Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China;
  • Profit: The Executive's Guide to Oracle Applications;
  • Public CIO: Technology Leadership in the Public Sector;
  • Putnam, Robert D., Bowling Alone : The Collapse and Revival of American Community;
  • Quintus of Smyrna, The Fall of Troy;
  • Rawles, James Wesley, Patriots: A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse;
  • Red Herring: The Business of Technology;
  • Redmond Channel Partner: Driving Success in the Microsoft Partner Community;
  • Redmond Magazine: The Independent Voice of the Microsoft IT Community;
  • Renan, Ernest, The life of Jesus (Sony eReader);
  • Richler, Mordecai (editor), Writers on World War II: An Anthology;
  • Roberts, Ian, The Energy Glut: Climate Change and the Politics of Fatness in an Overheating World;
  • Rocca, Samuel, The Army of Herod the Great;
  • Rodgers, Nigel, A Military History of Ancient Greece: An Authoritative Account of the Politics, Armies and Wars During the Golden Age of Ancient Greece, shown in over 200 color photographs, diagrams, maps and plans;
  • Rodoreda, Merce, Death in Spring: A Novel;
  • Romerstein, Herbert and Breindel, Eric,The Venona Secrets, Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors;
  • Ross, Dennis, Statecraft: And How to Restore America's Standing in the World;
  • Roth, Jonathan P., Roman Warfare (Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization);
  • SC Magazine: For IT Security Professionals;
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