Daily Archives for June 17, 2012
TweetA modicum of common sense set in. Sadly, it’s likely too little, too late.
“The book belongs in the category of literature and memoir, not history and autobiography. The themes of the book control character and chronology.” [Darleen Click]
TweetSo writes David Maraniss of Barack Obama’s putative autobiography Dreams of my Father Maraniss’s Barack Obama: The Story punctures two sets of falsehoods: The family tales Obama passed on, unknowing; and the stories Obama made up. The 672-page book closes … Continue reading
TweetUnless you’re Hitler. Or some of his confederates. – Then it’s not been the best of weeks, frankly. (thanks to geoffb)
TweetAs much as certain factions of contemporary society attempt to demean, diminish or dismiss the role of father in furtherance of a political ideology, we know better. For all the fathers, grandfathers, uncles and step-dads — indeed any man who … Continue reading