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  • On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin ~ Book Review

    05/11/2023 4:54:46 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | May 9, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    On the Hunt is a well-written and comprehensive history of deer hunting in Wisconsin. It is that rare treat, a factual, scholarly history combined with numerous anecdotal accounts and local histories integrated to make an easily readable, smooth-flowing, and factually loaded book. It has about a hundred illustrations. The illustrations and stories will appeal to a broad range of ages and interests. The book opens with a recounting of Robert C. Willging’s transformation from a Chicago city kid to a full-fledged Wisconsin deer hunter.On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin by Robert C. Willging, Wisconsin Historical Society...
  • Widow who wrote grief book after husband died charged with his murder

    05/09/2023 11:07:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/09/2023 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A Utah widow who penned a grief book for children in the wake of her husband’s death has been charged with his murder, authorities said. Mom of three Kouri Darden Richins, 33, of Summit County, was arrested Monday for allegedly poisoning her husband, Eric Richins, at their home on Willow Court in Kamas on March 4, 2022, KUTV reported, She is charged with first-degree aggravated murder and three counts of second-degree possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, officials said. Police arrived at their home about 3:20 a.m. on the night of Eric’s death to find him lying...
  • Florida school yanks Anne Frank book for being sexually explicit

    04/10/2023 7:39:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/10/2023 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A book about Anne Frank has been removed from a Florida school library after a parent group complained that it was sexually explicit and minimized the Holocaust. The tome titled “Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation” was yanked from the shelves at Vero Beach High School in Indian River County after Moms for Liberty voiced concerns, WPTV reported. “We think true history absolutely needs to be taught, the Holocaust, the Anne Frank diary,” Jennifer Pippin, chairwoman of the group’s local chapter, told the outlet. But she argued that it was inappropriate that the book features illustrations of the girl strolling...
  • What an incredible morning at Philadelphia Baptist Church!

    03/26/2023 4:18:32 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3:44 PM · Mar 19, 2023 | Mike Pence
    What an incredible morning at Philadelphia Baptist Church! Thank you to Dr. Robertson and the entire congregation for the warm welcome and for the honor of being able to share my story “So Help Me God”!— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) March 19, 2023
  • Texas state representative suggests banning "Lonesome Dove"

    Why it matters: "Lonesome Dove," the Pulitzer-winning novel by the late author Larry McMurtry, might be the most beloved book in Texas history. The big picture: The book about two retired Texas Rangers on an epic cattle drive during the last days of the West includes scenes of sexual assault and characters who are prostitutes. Driving the news: Patterson's READER Act would require vendors to rate books with sexual content before selling them to school districts. Patterson has argued the legislation is an attempt to rid school libraries of books inappropriate for children. Texas already bans more books than any...
  • Chinese authorities arrest two men for 'seditious' children's book: report

    03/19/2023 6:21:11 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/18/23 | Peter Aitken
    Chinese authorities arrested two men who possessed a children’s book that officials labeled "seditious." Police and customs officers arrested the men, aged 38 and 50, on Mar. 13 after searching their homes and finding multiple copies of the book, which describes sheep holding back wolves from the village. The wolves want to take over a village and eat the sheep, pushing the sheep to fight back against them. Authorities have interpreted the book as referring to Hong Kong and Beijing. Officers relied on a colonial-era law to justify sending the men to prison, according to QZ. Both men were released...
  • Trump to release $99 book of his letters, including Nixon, Hillary Clinton

    03/09/2023 8:20:33 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/09/2023 | JUDY KURTZ
    Former President Trump is releasing a new book that will include a star-studded batch of private letters penned to him by “some of the biggest names in history.” “Letters to Trump” will feature “oftentimes private correspondence” between the former New York real estate developer and famous names including Princess Diana, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, former President Nixon and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, its publisher, Winning Team Publishing, announced Thursday. Each letter in the book was “handpicked” by Trump, Winning Team said, and is “accompanied by his original commentary!” The $99 book — or $399 for an...
  • 'They told me anyone wearing Trump has to go now': Ron DeSantis book signing event in Florida turns ugly when security guard is ordered to boot pro-Donald supporters - as tension between Republican rivals escalates

    03/02/2023 2:16:10 PM PST · by conservative98 · 127 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1 March 2023 | RONNY REYES
    A group of Donald Trump supporters was booted from a Ron DeSantis book signing event after he allegedly ordered security to kick out fans of the former president. The Florida governor was at a Books-a-Million store in Leesburg, Florida, on Tuesday, when Trump supporters attempted to take part in the event. The group, however, was not allowed in, with video of the incident showing a security guard telling them: 'They told me to say anyone wearing Trump has to go right now.' The group then booed at the order, calling DeSantis out for not supporting 'free speech' as tensions rise...
  • Jill Biden on if there’s a chance Biden won’t run in 2024: ‘Not in my book’

    02/27/2023 6:41:06 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02-27-2023 | ALEX GANGITANO
    First lady Jill Biden said there isn’t a chance in her book that President Biden will decide not to run for a second term. “It’s Joe’s decision and we support whatever he wants to do. If he’s in, we’re there. If he wants to do something else, we’re there too,” Biden told CNN in an interview while in Africa over the weekend. “Not in my book,” she added when asked if there was a chance her husband would not seek reelection. “I’m all for it, of course.” Also while in Africa, Biden gave one of the strongest nods towards a...
  • Fox News and Jeb Bush Endorse Ron DeSantis 2024

    02/26/2023 4:01:00 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 67 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | February 25, 2023 | Sundance
    Fox News is running an hour-long campaign infomercial to support Florida Governor Ron DeSantis winning the 2024 GOP primary nomination. Inside the political messaging, Jeb Bush gives his full-throated endorsement. {Direct Rumble Link} WATCH:Based on current available evidence, the announcement of a 2024 presidential bid is a mere formality, likely to surface later in 2023, as all the background datapoints reflect the strategic and financial team behind Ron DeSantis have been positioning an announcement since late 2021. One visible datapoint has been his campaign office, specifically his then spokesperson Christina Pushaw, reaching out to a group of Florida influencers and...

    02/26/2023 5:21:21 PM PST · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/26/23 | Mark Levin
  • Mike Pompeo’s PAC Spent $42K on Copies of His Own Book and Now It’s a Bestseller

    02/23/2023 8:36:38 PM PST · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    Vice ^ | February 22, 2023 | Cameron Joseph WASHINGTON, US
    Mike Pompeo’s new memoir might not be flying off the bookshelves—but bulk orders from his political action committee on the day that it was released appear to have propelled it onto the New York Times bestseller list, anyways. Champion American Values, a PAC promoting the former secretary of state and likely Republican presidential candidate, spent $42,000 on the bulk orders of the book on the day it was published, according to a Monday filing with the Federal Election Commission. The purchase was first reported by Forbes. That was enough to get “Never Give An Inch: Fighting for the America I...
  • First on Fox: Pence returning to South Carolina as 2024 race heats up

    02/20/2023 6:20:57 PM PST · by conservative98 · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2.20.23 | Paul Steinhauser
    EXCLUSIVE – Former Vice President Mike Pence, a likely 2024 Republican White House contender, is returning next week to South Carolina, the state that holds the third contest in the GOP presidential nominating calendar. Pence heads to Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday, March 2 to headline a law enforcement roundtable, Fox News has learned. Pence’s ninth trip to the Palmetto State since he left office over two years ago comes amid renewed efforts by Congress to pass police reform legislation after five police officers in Memphis, Tennessee were accused of killing 29-year-old Black man Tyre Nichols last month. The former...
  • DeSantis To Speak At Reagan Library As Part Of ‘The Courage To Be Free’ Book Tour

    02/10/2023 1:49:52 PM PST · by conservative98 · 35 replies
    OAN ^ | 5:20 PM PT – Thursday, February 9, 2023 | Neil W. McCabe
    (SIMI VALLEY, Calif.) Florida’s Republican governor is scheduled to speak at the Reagan Library March 5 as the special guest of the Reagan Foundation and Institute as part of his tour to promote his book “The Courage to be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival,” set to drop February 28th. Florida’s 46th chief executive, Gov. Ronald D. DeSantis (R-Fla.), is coming off his landslide 2022 reelection when he beat Democrat Charles Crist by nearly 20 points and has become an increasingly national figure. “In The Courage to Be Free, special guest Governor DeSantis delivers something rare from an elected leader:...
  • DeSantis Management and Branding Team Schedule Nationwide Book Tour in Advance of 2024 Announcement

    02/09/2023 6:03:39 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 25 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 9, 2023 | Sundance
    “Moving Florida Governor Ron DeSantis into position for 2024, with careful branding and management, is one large Republican Club operation done with forethought and intent.” ..... Snip..... Going all the way back to December 2021, when DeSantis handler Christina Pushaw set about the first steps of inviting conservative influencers into the DeSantis orbit in Florida, a meeting that took place on January 6, 2022, nothing from that moment to this was organic or unplanned. Moving Florida Governor Ron DeSantis into position for 2024 with careful branding and management, is one large Republican Club operation done with forethought and intent. Everything...
  • DeSantis set to publish autobiography amid presidential run speculation

    02/03/2023 8:23:55 AM PST · by conservative98 · 78 replies
    Fox 4 ^ | Dec 01, 2022 | CNN Newsource
    ...amid speculation he could be gearing up for a 2024 presidential campaign. A person familiar with the matter says the autobiography is set to be released on February 28 and will be titled "The Courage to be Free: Florida's Blueprint for America's Revival."
  • Prince Harry’s 'Spare' sets world record for fastest-selling non-fiction book

    01/15/2023 6:46:24 AM PST · by fluorescence · 106 replies
    Fox ^ | January 14, 2023 | Chris Williams
    Prince Harry's tell-all memoir "Spare" has become the fastest-selling non-fiction book of all time, according to Guinness World Records. It came after 1.43 million copies were sold during its first-day sale in the UK, US, and Canada. Penguin Random House announced Wednesday that first-day sales for the Harry’s tell-all memoir topped 1.4 million copies, a record pace for non-fiction from a company that also publishes Barack and Michelle Obama, whose "Becoming" needed a week to reach 1.4 million when it was released in 2018. The sales figures for "Spare" include hardcover, audiobook and e-book editions sold in the U.S., Canada...
  • Author of LGBT book 'Lawn Boy' which describes two 10-year-old boys giving each other oral sex admits graphic story was NEVER meant for school libraries

    01/05/2023 6:41:04 PM PST · by algore · 22 replies
    The author of a book which was pulled from schools across the US over its description of a sex act between two 10-year-old boys has said it was never intended for young children. Lawn Boy, a 2018 novel by Jonathan Evison, drew national attention in 2021 after it was found in school libraries despite scenes that parents labeled 'pedophilic'. School districts in at least 12 states removed the book from libraries because of the controversial passages. The passages included descriptions of a sexual encounter between two fourth-grade boys at a church youth-group meeting. Evison told The Washington Post the book...
  • Archbishop Gänswein begins battle for truth with Pope

    01/08/2023 7:58:35 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Cathcon ^ | 8/1/2023 | CG
    ARCHBISHOP GÄNSWEIN BEGINS BATTLE FOR TRUTH WITH POPE FRANCIS There are still only excerpts from Archbishop Georg Gänswein's new book. In it, however, he already settles accounts with Pope Francis - and promptly has received criticism. Gänswein also revealed what mission Benedict XVI gave him before he died.
  • MSNBC’s Melber: January 6 Probe ‘Threw the Book’ at Trump – Declared Him a ‘Felon,’ ‘Insurrectionist’

    12/19/2022 5:11:11 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/19/2022 | Pam Key
    MSNBC anchor Ari Melber said Monday during his network’s coverage of the January 6 House Select Committee’s hearing that they “threw the book” at former President Donald Trump. Melber said, “This is a huge deal. They just threw the book at Donald Trump. They just named him and his potential co-conspirators.” He continued, “According to the committee, Donald Trump is a felon, and an insurrectionist, someone who wanted to riot but physically couldn’t get there. According to the committee, he has co-conspirators in Clark and Eastman, people inside the government who were planning the coup. According to the committee, Donald...