I love reading about TR. I am not saying he was our best Pres. However, he is the most interesting one. Not afraid to roll up his sleeves and get things done. The only pres. who never once complained … more
MNeulander posted a Quick Tip about Ronald Reagan.
August 15, 2010
Please, this man had no clue about being the leader of the free world. I blame him for the rise of Islamic Terrorism. He emboldened them by showing no backbone in retaliating for the Iranian hostage chrisis. … more
MNeulander posted a Quick Tip about Richard Nixon.
August 15, 2010
I never understood the mystique, heck only his death and martyrdom allowed his legislative agenda to go through congress. He really got us involved in Vietnam. If you want to know what kind of a sleazy … more
For political junkies the 2008 presidential campaign was a feast that satiated many desires, for it was the mother of all soap operas that had a vast array of characters with flaws and more than an abundance … more
No wonder this was the political thriller everyone was talking about. These two authors are able to take you past the stale soundbites and personas that politicians want you to see and get you into the … more
"Game Change" is wonderfully entertaining. It is entirely unsourced in the sense that few sources are identified. The authors claim to have conducted more than 300 interviews with more than 200 people, … more
If there is a better book that reveals what went on inside presidential campaigns then I have yet to encounter or even hear of it. The insights into the major people of the presidential campaigns of 2008 … more
"Game Change" is an "inside baseball" look at the 2008 presidential election. If what the book reveals about the politicians running this country does not depress you (or scare you to death), you are … more
It is impossible to overstate the significance of the trip made by U. S. President Nixon to The People's Republic of China. From the moment that the communist forces under Mao took control of the Chinese … more
As a rule, I don't usually read books that relate to events that happened quite recently, because I feel that time is needed before an accurate appreciation and evaluation can be given to anything. This … more
Lou Cannon, journalist and historian, is one of Ronald Reagan's most prolific and reliable biographers (I think his President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime is still about the best bio yet written of … more