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Twilight Of The Outlaws
Twilight Of The Outlaws
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great read. Finally a perspective that didn't come from law enforcement., June 26, 2015
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I've read several of Mr. Davis' books and this one is definitely worth the read. Frankly if you're of the belief that evening is just fine in the U.S. then this book isn't for you. However if you're willing to even consider the position that the relationship between the media, law enforcement, and the government is a dangerous, slippery slope then give this book a chance.


Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through Iraq
Fear Up Harsh: An Army Interrogator's Dark Journey Through Iraq
by Tony Lagouranis
Edition: Paperback
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5 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Probably the worst book I've ever read. Should be a 0., February 15, 2011
Let me begin by saying that it is sad that a book like this was printed in the first place. It is simply awful.

If your mind is already made up about what you know or think you know about the practice of interrogation then disregard the rest of this review. If, however, you are sincerely interested in a glimpse of the interrogation world I can assure you this is not it. I spent a number of years - more than the author - in this exact same career field. What this book really communicates his audience is that he is nothing more than a whiny, self-righteouss CRAPPY interrogator. The fact that he used the so-called techniques for so long despite a complete lack of ANY success clearly demonstrates that.

I won't try to convince you that horrible mistakes were not made in Iraq. REAL interrogators are still trying to recover from the mistakes of a few - including this clown. And they have and never will resort to torture or abuse.

The tone of this entire rag will try to convince you that the author is the good guy. The one who went against the grain to expose the injustices of the war. The truth is that he was part of the problem and writing a book about it doesn't justify it. This guy is nothing more than a failure as an interrogator and a failure as a soldier, and now he wants you to buy into his lie. This is a terrible book, written from a horrible, one-sided, jaded, arrogant perspective.

Two categories of people will praise this book. Those who do so without being familiar with the interrogation community are simply not credible sources. The other type are just as disgruntled as the author and are taking their shots. Sorry, no disrespect if you're one of the former but every story has two sides and you won't get them both in this book. I won't try to prevent you from reading it. Just be aware of who and what this guy really is.
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Blackjack for Blood: The Card-Counters' Bible, and Complete Winning Guide
Blackjack for Blood: The Card-Counters' Bible, and Complete Winning Guide
by Bryce Carlson
Edition: Paperback
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Simply Phenomenal - with a small catch, February 15, 2011
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First and foremost - this is a GREAT book. You WILL win if you learn how to use this system. Don't think it will come easily, but if you put in the necessary practice and dedication outlined in this book you'll come out ahead. Bryce Carlson writes in a easy to read way and keeps you interested.

The one catch (for lack of a better word) is that this book leans toward single and double deck games. That is fine, but be aware that the most common games spread in casinos, especially outside of major casino areas like Las Vegas, are 6 deck.

Omega II is not an easy system to learn. There are simpler counting systems out there but you can not argue it's effectiveness. As I already mentioned - you WILL have the advantage if you learn this system through and through.


Card Counting: The Real Truth in Blackjack
Card Counting: The Real Truth in Blackjack
by Oliver Galang
Edition: Paperback
Price: $9.99

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars LOSER!! - NOT a Card Counter, January 4, 2011
Winning money by Counting Cards takes A LOT of practice and discipline. If you want to read a REAL book about card counting you should get "The Greatest Blackjack Book Ever" (yeah the one Allan was reading in "The Hangover") or "Blackjack For Blood."

This guy knows NOTHING about playing a winning game, and now is peddling this tripe in books and on television to make a buck to recover some of his losses. This book is complete trash. Save your money and look elsewhere, just please PLEASE don't buy into this losing gambler's crap. This guy is pathetic.


Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good perspectives but sometimes off the mark, November 22, 2010
Overall the book is an excellent read. The beginning is a little dry but relevent nonetheless. Once the scenarios start it picks up with representatives from various circles, including former intelligence officers, FBI Agents, professors, religious leaders, and so on, offering their take on the given situation. Most of the time their contributions are worthwhile, but more than occassionally the focus is diverted away from the target - the MORAL issues - and are sidetracked by their input regarding whether the operation is practical, worthwhile or the result of someone's bad idea. Those opinions are all fine and good but try to keep in mind that the point of the book is to weigh in on the MORAL ISSUES presented in spying.

All said and done I recommend this book if you are interested in espionage, moral debate, or anything else along those lines. If you're not, simply don't read it.


The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
by Pete Blaber
Edition: Hardcover
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Must Read, May 10, 2009
Whether you are military or not you will gain a lot from reading this book. Excellent insight and woven well into interesting stories. Stop reading this review and buy the book NOW!!


House, M.D.: Season 4
House, M.D.: Season 4
DVD ~ Hugh Laurie
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Characters, Great Season - Best Show On Television, October 3, 2008
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This review is from: House, M.D.: Season 4 (DVD)
I have all 4 seasons available and season 4 is great. I admit I wasn't all that into it at first but as the season progresses it gets better and better. The finale is amazing. I've read people complain that the cases get too far-fetched but seriously, how many of us even remember what the diagnosis is 5 minutes after the show ends? The characters are the best on television period. If you like the show don't even consider the bad reviews because you'll love season 4. The only thing that disappointed me was the short season because of the writer's strike.


Winner's Guide To Texas Hold'em Poker
Winner's Guide To Texas Hold'em Poker
by Ken Warren
Edition: Paperback
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for beginners, January 10, 2004
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This is the first poker book I have read and I have re-read many of the subjects covered. This book is perfect for a beginner who wants to get better and gain a better understanding of how to profit. This is not a tournament book- it is a low-limit hold 'em book. I instantly realized mistakes that I was making previously- ESPECIALLY in hand strengths and how to deal with specific but common situations. It helps to explain why some hands are unplayable when most people will stick with them. It teaches how to play others rather than just your cards. Beginners will benefit from this book.


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