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Book Review: Fearless and Free by Wendy Sachs

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In today’s day and age, the idea that you are able to stay in one job for the entire period of your career has been shaken to it’s core. That just doesn’t happen anymore. It is expected that by the … Continue reading

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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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On Writing: “Post-truth” and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Ridiculous*

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The dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”  In this case, the “post-” prefix doesn’t mean “after” so much as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Candidate, A Newsmakers Novel by Lis Wiehl

The United States is in the middle of a Presidential election season. There are several candidates vying for this nation’s highest office. The latest debate is set to begin. Then a bomb explodes killing a popular candidate and his wife. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Infamy by Robert K. Tanenbaum

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A new edition in Robert K. Tanenbaum’s Ciampi-Karp saga is out. Infamy is an exciting legal thriller. Drawn from today’s geopolitical headlines, we find our hero, New York District Attorney Butch Karp, and his wife Marlene Ciampi, enmeshed in a … Continue reading

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