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Deep White Cover – a great summer read

Deep White Cover by Joel W Barrows My rating: 5 of 5 stars Deep White Cover is a gripping first novel by author Joel Barrows. He’s a district judge in Iowa and a former federal prosecutor, so he brings a wealth … Continue reading

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Know-Nothing Party platform has a familiar, disturbing ring to it

Recently, the PBS series, American Experience, devoted an episode to Buffalo Bill Cody, who may well have been the first international celebrity. Cody was a great showman and entrepreneur, and the Wild West spectacular he put together charmed millions both … Continue reading

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A gas pump encounter with racism

The last time you filled your gas tank, chances are good that you paid more than $3 a gallon. In Arizona, where I live, AAA reported on Jan. 27 that the statewide fuel average exceeded $3 a gallon for the … Continue reading

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