“The Ranting of an Uneducated Reactionary” by Oscar Phillips

Like a voice in the wilderness, author Oscar Phillips has been seeking to enlighten and encourage others in his local arena for years. A self-proclaimed “political junkie,” Mr. Phillips has sought political views from both the left and right. He wrote his first opinion piece for the local paper in 1996, in response to a town forum on racism. This book includes many of his op-eds since then along with essays on topics as far-ranging as college campus liberalism, feminism, constitutionalism, social programming, the LGBTQ community, Christians, Jews, social values, and even Jane Fonda’s Vietnam years. Throughout the book, Mr. Phillips focuses on the key differences between socialism, communism, fascism, Nazism, and democracy. … More “The Ranting of an Uneducated Reactionary” by Oscar Phillips

“We the Presidents” by Ronald Gruner

“We the Presidents: How American Presidents Shaped the Last Century,” by author Ronald Gruner, explores the fascinating line of the Presidents of the United States of America. The author goes into great detail, starting with Presidents Warren G. Harding all the way to Donald H. Trump, from the year 1921 to the present date; over 100 years of this country’s leadership! … More “We the Presidents” by Ronald Gruner

“Mending America’s Political Divide: People Over Partisan Politics” by Rene H. Levy

René H. Levy’s book, “Mending America’s Political Divide: People Over Partisan Politics,” is a great book to read if you are interested in understanding why politics in the US have become so polarized, regardless of your political affiliation or lack of. … More “Mending America’s Political Divide: People Over Partisan Politics” by Rene H. Levy

“Marx’s Sophistries: The Fractured Logic of Das Kapital” by Lawrence Eubank

Between 1867- 1883 Karl Marx, the famous philosopher and socialist revolutionist wrote a three-volume book called Das Kapital (The Capital). “Marx’s Sophistries: The Fractured Logic Of Das Kapital” written by Lawrence Eubanks, is an intellectual rebuke of Marx’s book. … More “Marx’s Sophistries: The Fractured Logic of Das Kapital” by Lawrence Eubank

“The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia” by Paul Kiritsis

A work of non-fiction that studies the connection between schizophrenia (and other mental health diagnoses) and creativity. It’s widely held that some people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia display great capacity and drive for creativity, but why? What does science, research, and observation have to say about it? … More “The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia” by Paul Kiritsis

“Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy” by Renyuan Dong

“Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy,” by Renyuan Dong, puts a new face on philosophy. Stephen Hawking once declared philosophy dead, but all it needed was a modern approach. This author illuminates three ideas: Truth, Ethics, and Aesthetics, in a way that gives tired philosophy a face-lift, by integrating today’s science, psychology, and behavior into the equation. Renyuan Dong covers complex … More “Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy” by Renyuan Dong

The Wizard of Sacramento: Governor Jerry Brown by William Smithers

THE WIZARD OF SACRAMENTO: GOVERNOR JERRY BROWNWilliam SmithersIndependently PublishedASIN: B07DXPX71QReviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (04/2020) California’s Governor Jerry Brown, born in 1938, was raised by a father who was a politician who also served two terms as a governor. His own illustrious career included two separate terms as a governor of California. He … More The Wizard of Sacramento: Governor Jerry Brown by William Smithers

“Islam: Europe Invaded. America Warned.” by Hege Storhaug

ISLAM: EUROPE INVADED. AMERICA WARNED. Hege StorhaugHege Storhaug (2019)ISBN 9788230339596Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) Author Hege Storhaug is Europe’s leading expert on immigration, integration and Islam in Europe. “Islam: Europe Invaded. America Warned.,” is a detailed and informative read on immigrants from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia as they descend on … More “Islam: Europe Invaded. America Warned.” by Hege Storhaug

“Talking Sense about Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in your next Conversation” by Jack Meacham

TALKING SENSE ABOUT POLITICS Jack MeachamQuaerere Press (2017)ISBN 9780999297605Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (3/19) In “Talking Sense about Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in your next Conversation” Jack Meacham writes about the current political climate in the U.S. in terms of how Americans are engaged—and disengaged—in that discourse. Mr. Meacham sets out … More “Talking Sense about Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in your next Conversation” by Jack Meacham