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Old 8 June 2007, 09:57
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Snakes in Suits
I just finished reading that, and was moving on to Hare's "Without Conscience." Both good reads.
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Old 8 June 2007, 10:04
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I read "Without Conscience" first...good read (if you're into this stuff).
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Old 8 June 2007, 10:16
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I read "Without Conscience" first...good read (if you're into this stuff).
Yeah, I've been picking up a lot books by Hare and John Douglas lately. Not sure why. Need to cut it out soon, as I'm becoming somewhat disenchanted by how many folks I know that fit the profiles.
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Old 8 June 2007, 12:11
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"Global Financial Warriors" by John B. Taylor.

"The untold story of international finance in the post 9-11 world".

So far it is a very interesting book, because it opens up a whole new dimension into the GWOT, which I was aware of but didn't understand more intricately. I have a newfound respect for the people behind the scenes, stopping the cashflow of Terrorist organizations in order to stop further attacks from happening.
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Old 8 June 2007, 21:49
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Right now I am in the middle of "The Frogmen of World War II". Great read so far.
Is this the one?
The frogmen of World War II: an oral history of the U.S. Navy's underwater demolition teams.
Cunningham, Chet.
Pocket Star Books, 2005 ISBN: 0743482166; 9780743482165

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Old 9 June 2007, 19:34
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Just finished "Pearl Harbor"- Newt Gingrich(Copy signed by Newt).

A very interesting look at the Japanese mindset, pre Pearl Harbor

Finished "The Places in Between" last week.

I also recently read "The Fair Tax" book by Neal Boortz.

I highly recommend it to anyone.

Taxes seem of little importance with so much else to focus on in this election cycle, but they will eventually be a hot topic again, and I am really starting to like the Fair Tax movement.
I finished that nook in about eight hours and was scared as hell when I was done.

The fact that it was almost three in the morning didn't help either.
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Old 10 June 2007, 07:08
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Is this the one?
The frogmen of World War II: an oral history of the U.S. Navy's underwater demolition teams.
Cunningham, Chet.
Pocket Star Books, 2005 ISBN: 0743482166; 9780743482165

cite from www.worldcat.org
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Old 14 June 2007, 19:19
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Thumbs up Dockery's Latest

Saw a nice new copy of the first of Kevin Dockery's Starstrike science-fiction series (depicting a Team of Frogs circa 2050) on the supermarket shelf last night. Saw the name on the cover and decided to buy it, finished it - nonstop - in about two-and-a-half hours.

Good adventure story.
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Old 15 June 2007, 20:59
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Small Wars

Someone posted he is reading the Small Wars 1940 manual.
it is online in pdf at http://www.smallwars.quantico.usmc.mil/sw_manual.asp
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Old 18 July 2007, 22:27
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Just finished The Fountainhead which is an excellent boook. Currently reading Roberts Ridge.
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Old 19 July 2007, 09:38
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I just re-read "Blood Meridian" by Cormac Mccarthy. Quite good.
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Old 23 July 2007, 00:23
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Just finished Deathly Hallows and have started on An Enormous Crime by Bill Hendon and Elizabeth Stewart.
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Old 23 July 2007, 05:51
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10 stupid things men do to mess up their lives; Dr. Laura
The 8th Habit; Stephen Covey
The Secret; Byrne
Momotaro; for my son...
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Old 23 July 2007, 06:41
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I just re-read "Blood Meridian" by Cormac Mccarthy. Quite good.
Have you read 'The Road?' I like Mccarthy a lot after that. Its one of the best books of 2006.

The only things I'm reading are business books for my MBA program.
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Old 23 July 2007, 07:49
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"The Dirt" Motley Crues' autobiography. This book kicks so much ass. Its amazing any of them are still alive.
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Old 23 July 2007, 13:36
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I always keep a few in rotation. Right now I'm reading:

Thunder Along the Mississippi (about the naval war during the Civil War)

Vietnam Diary (Richard Tregaskis author of Guadalcanal Diary)

The Price of Glory by Alistair Horne about Verdun

and

The complete stories of Flannery O'Conner
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Old 23 July 2007, 22:31
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Just finished Outlaw by Warren Kieffer.... what a fun book ... anybody else ever read it or anythig else from him?
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Old 23 July 2007, 22:32
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Have you read 'The Road?' I like Mccarthy a lot after that. Its one of the best books of 2006.

The only things I'm reading are business books for my MBA program.
Yeah, I finished my classes a few weeks ago and The Road was the first non-school book I got to read. A lot going on there, I thought it was a pretty interesting, and brutal story.

I was discouraged from reading it because it was on Oprah's book list, but my buddy told me it was good, and to just read the damn thing.
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Old 23 July 2007, 23:36
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Old 24 July 2007, 14:54
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10 stupid things men do to mess up their lives; Dr. Laura
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Why are you reading that book? Rich Lowery wrote a pretty good article on it, btw.

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/m...49/ai_19866349
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