Fred J. Eckert: ‘How the Right Lost its Mind’ book review

Fred J. Eckert: ‘How the Right Lost its Mind’ book review

HOW THE RIGHT LOST ITS MIND By Charles J. Sykes St. Martin’s Press, $27.99, 228 pages “How the Right Lost Its Mind” is an important work. Any serious-minded citizen, no matter of what political persuasion, will benefit from reading it and carefully contemplating the powerful message of its thoughtful, solidly conservative author. A highly principled […]

Joseph R. Coyne, Jr.: ‘The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan And The Return Of Blue-Collar Conservatism’ book review

Joseph R. Coyne, Jr.: ‘The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan And The Return Of Blue-Collar Conservatism’ book review

THE WORKING CLASS REPUBLICAN: RONALD REAGAN AND THE RETURN OF BLUE-COLLAR CONSERVATISM By Henry Olsen Broadside Books, $27.99, 348 pages It’s the thesis of Henry Olsen, a thoughtful, widely-published and energetic conservative political activist, now a senior fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center, that Ronald Reagan, whom he deeply admires, was the heir […]

Joshua Sinai: ‘Hacking ISIS: How to Destroy the Cyber Jihad’ book review

Joshua Sinai: ‘Hacking ISIS: How to Destroy the Cyber Jihad’ book review

HACKING ISIS: HOW TO DESTROY THE CYBER JIHAD By Malcolm Nance and Chris Sampson Skyhorse Publishing, $27.99, 320 pages Terrorists and their extremist adherents are adept at utilizing the internet, particularly social media platforms, which have become widely accessible globally, and in multiple languages. These cyberspace platforms are used to spread their extremist ideologies, raise […]

Jay Lehr: “The Little Black Book of Junk Science” book review

Jay Lehr: “The Little Black Book of Junk Science” book review

By Jay Lehr / Heartland Institute The Little Black Book of Junk Science, by Alex Berezow, Ph.D., American Council on Science and Health, June 2017, 72 pages, ISBN-10: 0997253002, ISBN-13: 978-0997253009; $9.95 on Amazon.com Three decades ago, the late Dr. Elizabeth Whelan established the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) for the express purpose […]

Muriel Dobbin: ‘House of Spies’ book review

Muriel Dobbin: ‘House of Spies’ book review

HOUSE OF SPIES By Daniel Silva Harper, $28.99, 544 pages The deadly darkness of international terrorism pervades Daniel Silva’s latest harrowing plot. Mr. Silva specializes in real horror as he assembles a caste of terrorists and the sort of thing they can do at their worst. He has a writing style that takes no prisoners […]

Aram Bakshian Jr.: ‘What Happened’ book review

Aram Bakshian Jr.: ‘What Happened’ book review

WHAT HAPPENED By Hillary Rodham Clinton Simon & Schuster, $30, 494 pages There are plenty of snappy titles that Hillary Clinton might have chosen for her personal account of the 2016 presidential race. “Born to Lose,” “Running on Empty,” “The Sun Also Sets” and “What a Way to Go” all spring to mind. “What Happened” […]

Jay Lehr: “The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance” book review

Jay Lehr: “The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance” book review

By Jay Lehr / Heartland Institute The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, by Ben Sasse (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), 320 pages, ISBN-13 978-1250114402, $16.78 on Amazon.com. In his travels across the country, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) has met many Americans from varied backgrounds and walks of […]