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The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty he Founded
The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty he Founded
by Ronald Kessler
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $32.00
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Big dissappointment, January 22, 2014
It's not so bad that the author castigates the man and his family as they might very well deserve it, but he should at least use facts and not assumption. It is not surprising to find the author has written for the "Washington Post" a paper rated less accurate than the "National Enquirer." Not only does one not really learn much from this book, the biases and historical inaccuracies abound.


Quicken Deluxe 2014 [OLD VERSION]
Quicken Deluxe 2014 [OLD VERSION]

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Shysters!, January 2, 2014
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I have been using this software since it first came out and simply do not have the time to switch. I should think that the capabilities ought not have a sunset. The online capability should have no cost to Intuit unless they were stupid enough to architect it that way yet they want to pretend otherwise. To add insult to injury, they remind you of the sunset after their big promotions end! How does one spell slimy? INTUIT!


John Rabe
John Rabe
DVD ~ Steve Buscemi
Price: $17.95
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great story and excellent acting, February 26, 2011
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It is always interesting to see how people react to their situation often belying the stereotypes and often utilizing stereotypes as poignantly depicted in the use of the Nazi flag to protect the innocent victims of the Japanese attack. The cinematography was not stellar but then, of course, there was no fear that the central story would be lost in the mechanics of big-budget movie making. A must see for all mature viewers.


D-Link DIR-665 Xtreme N 450 Gigabit Router Selectable Dual Band 802.11n
D-Link DIR-665 Xtreme N 450 Gigabit Router Selectable Dual Band 802.11n
6 used & new from $35.00

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too much money for too little . . ., December 1, 2010
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This is not a terrible product . . . just not worth the money. I had little difficulty with setting it up, but I did have to spend some time tweaking it to get the best performance. Even then, however, the performance was often worse than my Netgear draft-N router with 300mb/s top speed. In close range tests, the d-link router was marginally better with speed ranging from 270-320 most of the time (it occassionally reached 405 and rarely reached 450). The Netgear was a consistent 300. Throughput was typically better on the d-link so that it averaged 102 mb/s compared to the Netgear at 92mp/s. At long range, the d-link was down to 32mb/s while the Netgear only dropped to 82mb/s.

The slow long-range performance and only marginally better short-term performance do not speak well for this product. Worse still, connection to the device takes considerably longer. I would recommend against buying this router.


Liberalism and Social Action (Great Books in Philosophy)
Liberalism and Social Action (Great Books in Philosophy)
by John Dewey
Edition: Paperback
Price: $10.75
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8 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Insightful, September 13, 2010
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I must say that I do not agree with the author's ideology anymore than I do that of other socialists such as Karl Marx or Adolf Hitler, but it is very interesting to read the thought's of a truly mad genius. Whereas some evil persons can convince many of the people some of the time, Dewey seems to have convinced many of the people for all time. Maybe if all intellectuals with common sense (a small minority of intellectuals I should think) would read this book and act to counteract its influence the world might rise from its current slide into the tyranny of socialism.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Do not waste your money . . ., September 13, 2010
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The author's writing itself is fine, but it it hard to tell from this rip-off reproduction. This was obviously done with some low-budget character recognition software combined with no-budget proofing. The only thing to encourage you to buy this would be a deep seated desire to have an example of a poorly reproduced book or if you desire the original work and cannot find an affordable copy of the original publication.


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5.0 out of 5 stars The end of American Independence, June 2, 2010
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Critics of the Jay Treaty like to say that independence from Britian was never a reality, but even those that insist that we were independent will have trouble arguing against the fact that soon after becoming an imperial nation, we allied ourselves with the imperial interests of the United Kingdom and have been wedded to them ever since. The process by which the Americans were herded into this relationship is well documented in this book. A must read for all.


Pyle Home PYPBHD40 Component Video and SPDIF to HDMI Converter with Audio Support (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Pyle Home PYPBHD40 Component Video and SPDIF to HDMI Converter with Audio Support (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Yuck, May 1, 2010
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I was attracted by the low price relative to adapters that cost several hundred dollars, but the thing does not work well at all. I can at least say that it resulted in a picture that was discernable, but the quality was far inferior to what one would get using composite video. I was hoping for no loss of quality and expected some, but I certainly did not expect such a muddy, blurry picture with noticable staircasing. Run, don't walk, away from this adapter.


End the Fed
End the Fed
by Ron Paul
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.12
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Fed In One Lesson, September 8, 2009
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Although one reader was dissapointed that Ron did not explain some of the technical terms he thought it was great that it was a short, easy read. That seems contradictory but it did make me reflect on how Ron's book is similar to Henry Hazlitt's book "Economics in One Lesson" in that he is able to relate the essence of what is wrong with the institution to the novice in clear and simple terms and like Hazlitt's book, "End the Fed" is worth a read even if one is not a novice.

Many readers, especially novices, will also benefit from the "Suggested Reading" list at the end of the book. It is slanted towards books available from the Mises Institute, but that only makes sense. Personally, I enjoyed the autobiographical portions of the book the most.

"End the Fed" is part of the "Revolution" and if you agree with what is in this book, you might want to buy a few copies to hand out!


The Theory of Money and Credit
The Theory of Money and Credit
by Ludwig von Mises
Edition: Paperback
Price: $7.61
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Classic, August 11, 2009
It has been a number of years since I have read this book and I must say that it is remarkable that a book on economics could have such a favorable and lasting impression. When I read it, it was a real page turner. Von Mises makes sense as few others could and although other reviewers are correct in saying that it is not easy reading, not all things need to be easy to be worthwhile. Von Mises went on to write other classics ("Human Action" and "Socialism" for example) and helped make prominent an entire school of thought - Austrian Economics.


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