Archive for September, 2017

The Vietnam Lie

September 17, 2017
The Vietnam Lie

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has come out with his latest project; 18 hours trying to explain the Vietnam war. One early review I read suggested that nothing is really ever explained, understood or concluded in the series, much like a snake eating it’s own tail. One of the most strident criticisms comes from Douglas Valentine, […]

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Review: “Rose City Vice” By Phil Stanford

September 10, 2017
Review: “Rose City Vice” By Phil Stanford

Portland Oregon is known for its granola-weed liberalism, Antifa, and the comic TV series “Portlandia“. What it is not generally known for is the KKK, the mob (as identified by attorney general Robert Kennedy), and being “the pornography capital of the west coast”. In “Rose City Vice – Portland in the ’70’s; Dirty Cops and […]

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  • When Orcas Island Had A Sea Serpent
    May 1909, off the North Shore of Orcas Island, Washington State: “As Baker ran he saw the water begin foaming out past the reef, and the head of a huge serpent rose from the roiling waters. Ten feet and more of the monster’s head surfaced, and his undulating body rose in and out of the […]
  • Mixed Review: “Fault Lines” By Kruse And Zelizer
    It’s not often that I give mixed reviews, I usually select books that I am truly interested in. Additionally, I rarely quit reading a book I intend to review, but that’s exactly what I did with this book. I initially really wanted to read this book to reinforce my reckoning of news from my teen […]
  • Monkey Business: Two Very Different Bigfoot Books
    In these crazy times, I have had a need to take a break from political research. What I found is as informative and interesting as it is scary. That is, reading up on Bigfoot-Sasquatch, which probably for the same reason I found, has hit an all-time high public interest cycle. Bigfooters, or “Squatchers”, as they […]
  • Review: “How Fascism Works” By Jason Stanley
    I really appreciate when an author can boil complex ideas down to easily understandable concepts. “How Fascism Works – The Politics of Us and Them” by Professor Jason Stanley is just such a book. Stanley, a Yale professor has produced an examination of fascism that is reflected in the current state of American affairs. Fascism […]
  • Review: “Devolution” By Max Brooks
    People who read this blog have probably noted a change in the material I have reviewed lately. Recent subjects include: permaculture, radicalism in the 1970’s, pre-history revisionism, and yes, Bigfoot. The fact is, I am in a political burn-out mode and needed some breathing room with off-beat subject matter. Rarely do I read fiction, but […]