Fake news: free speech?

Fake news and a “right to lie”… Many are hurling charges and counter-charges of fake news these days, including the tellers of falsehoods and their apologists themselves. They assert that the First Amendment gives them the right to spread lies. Are we…

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Disturbed child risks all, finds himself

disturbed child -= Cover image for Eccles Cakes showing author as a boy, smiling

Jonathan Fryer’s moving account of  a disturbed child  who  comes of age is fraught with obstacles in his path to self-awareness. He must follow his best instincts to learn about the world, although it requires arduous travel and great risks, the biggest…

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New “slip of a girl” reporter saves Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley

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By Peter H. Green Review: Mayhem at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, by Fedora Amis Fedora Amis has again delved into Missouri’s history, with its larger-than-life characters, to craft a suspenseful Victorian whodunit. Everyone loves Buffalo Bill and the original American heroine, Annie…

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