R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 26
This week's book basket includes the link to one article by author Patrick J. Fornari, and two links to book reviews by Milt Gross and Martha Stevens-David. The basket naturally includes the publicity material including book cover photos for ten books. These are: "The Inward Outlook" by Laura Basha, PhD; "The Valentine Children's Summer Adventures" by Dianne Sibeal Donahoe; "There Is Hope" By Suzanne Tyler; "Endless Waves: A Story of Grace" by Nancy Kruitof O'Farrell; "Buzz Kill" by William Goodspeed; "The Heroin Heroin" by Mindy Miralia; "Origin of the Centred Self" by Glenda Jackson; "A Dark Hole" by Charlotte Pritchard; "From Happiness to Tragedy; to Bliss on the Borderline" by Nicholas E. Cleveland and "The Abominations of the Obama-Nation" By Betty Sue Prollock
Jul 26, 2015 - 8:45:49 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 25
In this week's Book Basket we have the link to one Author Article by Patrick Fornari and the links to Five (5) Book reviews published by some of our book reviewers. As usual we have the publicity material for a variety of new and reasonably new book releases, which this week are: "The Baker Boys" By Clinton mhic Aonghais (McInnes); "Men Can Wear Dresses Too" by Catie Maye; "Book Business Planning for Small Business" by Warren Harmer; "Fight For Your Dream" by Elaine H. Sharp; "Tomorrow I'm Dead: A Memoir" by Bun Yom; "Imagine" by Robert Beedham; "God: Accused or Defended?: Solving the Unsolvable Paradox" By Larry E. Ford; "Learning about Sex Series" Concordia Publishing House; "Walking With Herb: A Spiritual Golfing Journey to the Masters" by Joe Bullock and "Evangelicals Around the World: A Global Handbook for the 21st Century" Edited by B. C. Stiller, Dr. T. Johnson, Dr. M. Hutchinson, and K. Stiller
Jul 19, 2015 - 6:37:23 AM
R.P. BenDedek The Real Reason Why I Cannot Support RECLAIM Australia
Recently there was a lot of publicity given to violence that erupted in several cities in Australia when "Reclaim Australia" protestors clashed with angry counter protestors who accused "Reclaim Australia" of being racists. "Reclaim Australia" protests were clearly an attack on Muslims and Muslim Communities in Australia. As an Australian I get tired of that tired old line constantly appearing in both domestic and foreign press claiming that Australia is a racist country. As the counter protestors have clearly demonstrated, the Australian people have risen up to declare that they are not racist and that they will not permit racism in Australia.
Jul 17, 2015 - 10:40:15 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 24
In this week's basket we have the link to an Author Interview conducted by Laure McCourt Lopez; five author articles, and four book reviews. And of course we have a selection of recently released books. These include: "Journey Beyond Hardship: A Practical, Hopeful Guide for Getting Through Tough Times" By Greg Pacini; "Interview With Your Self" by Mercedes Tur Escriva; "A Detail of History" Arek Hersh; "A World War I Adventure" By House of Harkness; "Aging Wisely" By Viola Mecke; "Fear the Silence" by Iain Cameron; "Incoming" by Vic Amato; "Where is Robert? A Mother's Heartrending Journey" by Russell W. Moore; "Quest of a Bipolar Soldier" by Winston K. Redman and "Forward Pass" by Desiree Holt
Jul 14, 2015 - 6:55:30 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 23
In this week's book basket we have only one book review listed and no author articles. There are however ten books listed accompanied by book cover photos and publicity material. These are: "Spirit Training" by Dr. William L. Conwill; "Tying Down The Lion" by Joanna Campbell; "Big Bang Problems: How the Universe Began" by Bobby McGehee; "An Invitation to Think and Feel Differently in the New Millenium" by Professor Harry Bury; "Murder Now and Then: 1919 to 2019 Murder Mystery" by Diana Jackson; "Until We Meet Again" By Thomas Toren; "Travels with King Kong: Overland Across Africa" by James Henderson; "Too Many Assassins" by Kevin Ramsey; "The ALTA Project" by David Chen, M.D. and "The ABC's to Starting at a California Community College" by Dr. Bertha Barraza
Jul 8, 2015 - 11:03:21 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No 22
We have links to Three Book Reviews and Two Author Articles in this week's book basket as well as the publicity material for 12 book releases. These books are: "Ordinary Evil" by Gene Ferraro; "Retribution (Col Sec series Book 4)" by Jan Domagala; "New Beginnings" by J. Gawlik; "Precocious" by V Leigh; "The Cosmic Microwave Background: How It Changed Our Understanding of the Universe" by Dr Rhodri Evans; "Death of a Mill Girl" by Clyde Linsley; "Petronella and the Janjilons" by Cheryl Bentley; "The Whispering Voice" Dr. Maduka, Sunny Oby; "Spaniels Rock" by Andrea Bryant; "The Lean Product Playbook" by Dan Olsen; "The Chateau" by Irene Taylor and "Black Witch" By Steve Scott
Jun 26, 2015 - 11:05:33 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic CIty Book Basket 2015 No. 21
In this week's Book Basket is provided the link to the one book review published this week and two links to the articles that book authors submitted for publication. Additionally we have a total of 12 books listed with accompanying publicity material. These books are: "Life Savers" by Tunde Alaofin; "My Journey: West Virginia to Korea and Back to WVU" by Jack Elbon; "Power of Pronouncing Blessing" by Georgina Boye; "Justin and the First Amendment" By Verna Safran; "The Executioner" by Artie McFerrin; "Night of All Evil" by J.M. Shorney; "The Bugs Doctor with a Passion for Music" by Emmanuel Ndawula; "Idolatry of Blood: Religion for a Post-Modern World" by Frederic Zurcher; "AKs and Lollipops - Inside The Syrian Conflict" by Paddy Vipond; "Master Your Brain: Training Your Mind for Success in Life" by Phillip Adcock; "The Reluctant Warrior: An American Airman's Story" by Barry Rickson and "God Does No Wrong" By Jan Wooden Howse
Jun 19, 2015 - 9:00:22 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 20
This week's book basket contains links to two author articles published this week at Magic city, as well as the header for a book review written by Milt Gross. Naturally there is publicity material for book releases. This week there are 11 of them. They are: "Charlie's Cream Tea" by Victoria Hart; "Adventures of The Great Marlo & The Blue Pearl" by Gary Markwick; "A Touch of the Underworld" by Dr. David Trucker; "God is NOT Happy" by Flo Taber-Brown; "A More Christlike God" By Brad Jersak; "An Unconventional Leader" by Neill Wallace; "The Tree of Young Dreamers" By Frank Sousa; "Much Ado About Shakespeare" by Jimmy Hartley; "Spirits In The Classroom - A True Story Of A Teacher's Adventures From Beyond" by Jonny Angels; "The Curious Autobiography of Elaine Jakes" by H.R. Jakes and "STABLE: The Keys to Heaven on Earth" by April Michelle Lewis
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:50:35 AM
R.P. BenDedek Deaf Ears and Blind Hearts Ignore the SIgns
The Clarion Project recently released a 3 minute video warning the USA to listen to and BELIEVE what the Muslim world says. It provides some footage of historical situations in which the West failed to heed the warnings and paid dearly. There is a growing number of westerners joining ISIS. These people will return home if they are not killed. These people have been told to rise up against and DESTROY the infidel wherever they are found.
Jun 7, 2015 - 3:17:35 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 19
We have one book review link in this week's book basket and publicity releases for 12 books. These are: "Captain Hawk" By SJ Garland; "Dogs Don't Talk" By Nancy May; "50! The Life, Loves & Psyche of a Male Mid-life Crisis: Vol 1 - The Journey" by Cory Y. Standby; "Rings of Smoke" By Diane O'Toole; "The New One Minute Manager" By Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson William Morrow; "A Forbidden Boundary" By Shauna Springs; "An Interview with the Devil: Prophecy and Thy Dead Script" By Raymond Burt; "l hope they all manage to get a small plastic toy from the cereal box" by Gareth Morris; "Science and the Soul" by Mike Pitman; "The Last Road Rebel--and Other Lost Stories" By Robert Gilberg; "Through the Eyes of Guilt" by Alvin Epp and "The Masterpiece Within" by Claudia Church
Jun 7, 2015 - 3:12:31 AM
R.P. BenDedek Children's Deaths Don't Matter to Domestic Violence Activists
Statistics are a tool for measuring various aspects of any given situation, but as a weapon, they can be used to promote any desired agenda, simply by pulling them out of context. I mentioned above that Female domestic violence deaths equated with 0.00001% of males between the ages of 25 and 54, whilst the number of children at risk was ten thousand times higher and the number of deaths in one state alone was Nine times higher. To deliberately project onto society an ideology that is biased, disproportional and/or false, is to impact generations of impressionable young minds whose every relationship will be infected with a cancerous untruth.
Jun 2, 2015 - 6:35:55 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 18
This week's book basket contains the link to one book review and the publicity material for 13 books, most of which are recent releases. These books include: "Jewels found along the path of life" by Michael Francis England; "The Manservant" by Michael Harwood; "Mommy, Was Grandpa a Nazi?" By Elisabeth Falcone; "A Dying Trade: Memoirs of a nursing home proprietor" by William Webb; "Report Writing: A Survival Guide" By Joyce Kupsh and Rhonda Rhodes; "God's Final Jubilee" by Dan Goodwin; "MODEL Coach: A Common Sense Guide for Coaches of Youth Sports" By Daniel L. Sedor; "The Doctor's Stories" By Charles T. Chase; "Edward IV, England's Forgotten Warrior King" By Dr. Anthony Corbet; "The Success Process Handbook: A Thinking Persons Guide to Interpersonal Relationships" By Tony Fielek; "Quality and General Welfare Codification" By Spiro V. Haxhi; "What in the World Is Going On? Wisdom Teachings for Our Time" By Penny Gill and "Embrace the Moment" By Bonnie Lee Mahler
May 28, 2015 - 8:23:15 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 17
In this week's book basket we have the links to one book review and two author articles and have listed 11 book releases which include: "Be the Alchemist of Your Life" By Stine Koppernaes; "Still the Cicadas Sing: A Boy Comes of Age in Nazi Occupied Athens" by Gregory Gregoriadis; "White is the Coldest Colour" by John Nicholl; "Aftermath" by Dyna; "Gold in Quartz" By Ronald von Freymann; "Giant Killers: Overcoming Obstacles and Seizing Opportunities" By Steve Lawson; "Face Value" by Ian Andrew; "Schicksal" By Merima Jackson; "Freddy and Mrs Goodwich" By Adena Trevor; "Lost Hierarchy" by Khurram Arman and "The Woman at the Well: A Rauch Elohim Parable" By Georgette Prime-Godwin
May 21, 2015 - 6:03:29 AM
R.P. BenDedek No Confidence in American Sanity
No Muslims have ever complained about this. I state this for a reason. Many times in my writing against Political Correctness I have pointed out that such things as Nativity Scenes are not offensive to anyone other than atheistic PC ideologues who hate God, religion and traditional Judeo-Christian history and culture. They are hardcore communists seeking to rip down the democratic state.
May 17, 2015 - 8:37:33 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 16
In this week's Book Basket we find the links to three author articles published since the last basket as well as one book review. We have a total of twelve titles in the book release section of the basket, and these are: "Shot in the Head A Sister's Memoir, A Brother's Struggle" by Katherine Flannery Dering; "Intrusion" By Lanayre Liggera; "Bland Encounter" by Donald Wightman; "The Golden Icon" by Janet Pywell; "Now You See Me: From Endangered to Extinction" by Diane Brischke; "An Ouroboros" by Paul Edward; "Bishop McIlvaine, Slavery, Britain & the Civil War" by Richard W. Smith; "Walking With Spirit" By Cynthia Maddox; "Embrace Happiness: The Art of Conflict Management" by Ali Soleymaniha; "The Wright Stuff: A Story of Perseverance, Inspiration and Hope" by Victor J. Wright and David Rutherford; "Christianity and Cosmic Consciousness: A Commentary on the Words of Jesus" By Alexis Georg Hoen and "Freaks I've Met" By Donald Jans
May 15, 2015 - 6:48:55 AM
R.P. BenDedek Do we justify our own death?
I was recently intrigued by a particular comment made in a video dated April 29, 2015, narrated by Ezra Levant, the Commander of The Rebel Media group in Canada. The video was critical of sympathetic statements made in a video report by a member of the Toronto Star in relation to a convicted terrorist Omar Khadr. If Mr. Levant is correct, then the very western liberal people who defend and support the Islamic agenda in all its forms are not only filled with contempt for their historical and cultural backgrounds, but justifying the annihilation of both it and themselves.
May 8, 2015 - 8:43:46 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 15
In this week's Book Basket we have listed the links to two author articles and to two book reviews published this week, as well as ten book releases. The books are: "Accidental Droning" By Pete Liebengood; "King Alfred's Jewel" by David Hamilton; "The Tick Rider" By William Street; "Lo! Jacaranda: A Spanish Gypsy's Conte Jondo (Deep Song of the Caves)" By Harry Freiermuth; "Snake Amongst Shadows" by Chima Ezechukwu; "Banking on Confidence: A Guidebook to Financial Literacy" by Dale K. Cline; "Sir Christian de Galis and the Fish Gravy" By Carl E. Ramsey; "The Singer and His Songs" By Deke Rivers; "The Divine Curse" by Pat Smith and "Wind in Your Sails: Vital Strategies That Accelerate Your Entrepreneurial Growth" By David J. Greer
May 6, 2015 - 9:22:40 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 14
There are 11 books listed in the book basket this week, and links to three author articles and two book reviews. The books listed this week are: "I Believe in Miracles" By Deidre Spencer; "Just Maagy" by Virginia Stringer; "Message from Daddy: Healing Your Heart After the Loss of a Loved One" by Marguerite Vardman; "Shadows of Us" by Sylvia C. Stowers; "Lenten Reflections" By Milton Lopes; "The Wizard and the Quient" by T.J. Lemmer; ""A Call to Return" by Dan Alan Rodriguez; "Caregiving Full-Time and Working Full-Time" By Dr. Keith Washington; "Birth of an Assassin" by Rik Stone; "A Life in Two Worlds" By Thomas Hughes and "The Cockney Lad and Jim Crow" by John Sharer
Apr 30, 2015 - 9:33:25 AM
R.P. BenDedek Australia, the lucky country? It COULD be, but it's NOT.
Holden Customer Care (Holden Car Sales) called me again yesterday, and the lady I spoke to assured me that Holden has taken on board all that I have said and will strive to do better in future. I asked her if she had actually read my original email, and she stuttered and stumbled around, so I explained it in short terms. I told her that all I want is an answer.... which figure is incorrect? I need to know if I have to get rid of my car and buy another to legally tow my caravan. I told her that so far, I have been totally stuffed around, with emails back and forth and phone calls, the enquiry being elevated to a higher level, only to come back down to the lower level person who calls me and tell me he doesn't know. I said all I want is an answer, and you people go through the required, automated motions that all look good on your files, but don't do a damned thing for your customers.
Apr 26, 2015 - 7:10:12 AM
R.P. BenDedek Racist Israel cuts off Gaza
Such measures include 25 year sentences for those engaged in digging tunnels and even those whose only 'crime' is not reporting the existence of tunnels. Furthermore, and combined with stronger sanctions, it has been decided to expand the 'buffer zone' around Gaza. At the beginning of 2014 about 280-300 companies and factories were forced to close amid a blockade imposed by Israeli forces on the entry of construction materials into the Gaza Strip. The head of the Federation of Contractors in the Gaza Strip has claimed that the construction sector in Gaza is one of the most affected sectors and 50% of the construction projects have been stalled after construction materials could not enter through the tunnels.
Apr 21, 2015 - 8:39:05 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 13
In this week's basket we have the links to three author articles and three book reviews. Additionally there are 13 books listed this week in Book Basket 13. They are: "Through the Trials Just Believe" By Nitza Hollinger; "The Guardians" by Sandra Carvalho; "Beyond My Dreams" By Peter Marmureanu; "Bad Blood" By Guy Young; "Fort Ross" by Poletaev; "Australia's Secret War: How Unionists Sabotaged Our Troops in World War II" by Hal Colebatch; "A Beautiful Life Cut Short by Early Onset Alzheimer's: Marcia's Journey" By Denver D. Smith; "A Case of Greed: Litigation Runs Rampant" By Don L. McCarty; "Walk to Hope" By John Golder; "Outlawed" by Bobby Bright; "The Sketching Detective" By Jack McCormac; "American Magna Carta" by Robert Hamblett and "Tortured Love: A Novel of Life, Death and Hope" by Michael Khatkar
Apr 21, 2015 - 7:37:02 AM
R.P. BenDedek Christian Prayers are Offensive
Christian prayers, it seems, are offensive in this multicultural world, but Muslim prayers are not. Preventing Christian prayers in public places MUST BE STOPPED so as not to offend our multicultural values, whilst those who would prevent Muslim prayers MUST BE PUNISHED for discriminating against minority values.
Apr 17, 2015 - 8:03:03 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 12
In Book Basket 12 we have the links to three book reviews published this week and the links to two Author Articles published as well. In the Book publicity department we have listed ten books which are: "Walk Along with Nostalgia" By Ding Ding; "Money, Murder, and Madness: A Banking Life" By Forrest Russell Cook; "What Is Salvation?" By Bill Parker; "Dead Women Talking" by Tarona Hawkins; "Mommy, M.S. and Me" by Stephanie Garcia; "Unleash Your Dreams: Going Beyond Goal Setting" by Stephen Oliver; "grydscaen: tribute" By Natsuya Uesugi; "Giving Up the Ghost: Let Go of Grief and Restore Your life" By Karen Schultz; "The Cryptic Lines" by Richard Storry and "Truth to the First Power" by Mike Thomas
Apr 13, 2015 - 8:03:00 PM
R.P. BenDedek Challenging Domestic Violence Sociopathology and Statistics
Perhaps all those women and organizations out there teaching our boys to be well behaved have failed because they have been undermining their message by verbally teaching one type of behavior whilst practicing another? In other words 'are they hypocrites' and is this hypocrisy resulting in reactionary behavior? Are all of these people teaching boys to be non-sexist and non-violent, actually demonstrating to these boys the female version of sexism and violence. Perhaps we might call it 'Emotional Abuse?'
Apr 11, 2015 - 1:00:27 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 11
In Book Basket Eleven we have listed links to the four book reviews published this week at Magic City, and the three articles provided us by book authors. This week's basket has listed in it the publicity material for ten book releases, which includes: "God, Religion, Science, Nature, Culture, and Morality: A Critical Analysis in Plain Talk" By Yemant and Friends; "Journey From Ego" By Elizabeth Lehl; "Behind Closed Doors" By Francis A. Quinn; "Between Two Worlds: a Detective Hoban novel" by Jane Carter Woodrow; "Torn Together: One Family's Journey Through Addiction, Treatment & the Restaurant Industry" By Scott Magnuson and Shaaren Pine; "Where The Bulbul Sings" by Serena Fairfax; "The Midwife Factor" by GiGi Gossett; "Putting Tradition on Trial" By Patrick Cavanagh; "The City Bankers' Brothel" by Sorient Sigba and "Deja Vu" by Jayne Grant
Apr 7, 2015 - 5:39:22 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 10
In this week's basket we have the links to four book reviews published since Book Basket No 9 as well as the link to a poem by Yemant and Friends. Books listed in the basket this week are: "Commoner Sense" By Patrick J. Fornari; "Lottie's Run" by Dr David Waugh; "Akio & The Dream World" by Carl Snook; "The Second-Greatest Baseball Game Ever Played" By Drew Bridges; "Several Points from Which to View" By Texas Jack Cowan; "In Silence and Dignity: The Single Mother Story" by Kate Okoli; "Bear Hugging and Cancer Crushing" By Anna and Eric Gilcris; "The Playground of Life" by S.R. Lore; "A God That Could Be Real" by Nancy Ellen Abrams and "The Me I Never Was" By Francine C. Still Hicks
Apr 1, 2015 - 5:55:50 AM
R.P. BenDedek Stand up for free speech! Stand up for Liberty!
Mr. Nawaz spoke for about six and a half minutes which means that he spoke about 1100 words, and I don't think I have ever seen that much power packed into such a limited number of words. The apparent purpose of his speech was to "Defend the Right to Blaspheme." Seems a bit strange, but from my perspective, it was all about free speech. AND SHOCKINGLY it was about (although the actual words were not used), how political correctness actually contributes to persecution of minority groups.
Mar 28, 2015 - 12:12:15 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 9
In this Week's book basket we list the four book reviews published since book basket Number 8 as well as the links to two articles received from authors. The basket this week contains ten books, which are: "When Owing a Shilling Costs a Dollar" By Carver Clark Gayton; "Vulnerability" by Luxi Xu; "Vreni and the Secret at Hengist Point" by David Greason Walker; "Flying Hung-over" By Brian Oard; "A Time to Pay" by David Woods; "Dr Darwin's Waterloo Pigeon" by Henry Quinn; "Buying & Owning Property in Central Florida" By Garrett Kenny; "Nothing but the Truth" by Allison True; "Squatters" by Miss D and "The Seventh Holy Man" by William Brazzel
Mar 26, 2015 - 5:42:01 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 8
In this week's Book Basket we list links to the four (4) book reviews published this past week at Magic City, as well as links to the two author articles that were provided us. The list of books in this week's basket includes: "The Wishgranter's Babies" by Kiru Allwell-Brown; "Another Boring Day in Paradise" by Malcolm Roscow; "Chancy Business" by Ian Hunter; "The Perfect Raisin and Pretzel Cousins Club" by Catherine Tobin; "Murder in Marrakech" by Shefali Wardell; "101 Naked Confessions of a Gay Hairdresser" by Terry Wilson and Kat Smith; "The Monster Under My Web" by Charlene Gresham; "Operation Aspic" by Anthony Lomas; "The Hall" by Leonard "Lost Lenny" Nicholas and "The Sweet Mystery of Humankind and Climate Change" by Ed Moore
Mar 20, 2015 - 7:05:37 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 7
We have the links to four book reviews and two author articles listed in this week's book basket. We have publicity material for a total of ten books listed, and these include: "Harry One Sigh" by Gar Mallinson; "A Fox in the Family" by Jane King; "Upson Downes" by Dottie Maley; "Friends: How many have you got? How many do we need and how do we find them?" by Liz Davies; "Rajni" By Gurutej Singh Khalsa; "A Pissed off Saint" by Suma Nour; "Rapture of the Church: Bound for Heaven, BUT . ." By Michael E. Pfeil; "Conversations With My Soul: Stories and reflections on life, death and love after loss" by Ellen Fitzkee; "The Soul Comes First" by Dr. Brian Balke and "Discovering God's Power in Life's Trials: Walking with the Prophets" by Rev John Tweedie
Mar 12, 2015 - 7:48:18 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No.6
In addition to listing publicity material for ten books, this week's book basket includes the details of one book review and provides the links to three articles provided by three different authors. The books listed this week include: "The Seven Churches of Asia Minor" by Dr. Orville R. Beckford; "Freedom, Vulnerability, and Love" By Kathy Bazinet; "The Red Rose of Romance and War" By John A. Yates; "Life Concepts" by Vishwas Doneria; "The Curious Prophecy of Birds" by Amanda Darcy; "Pathways to Fight or Flight" By Rosa Mae Carrier; "Bitter Waters" by Brian Hurd; "Meet Twinkle Toes!" by Faye M. Parsons; "Agape" By: M. R. Pickard and "Overcoming Loss and Embracing Hope" by Kathy Trant
Mar 5, 2015 - 8:06:40 AM
R.P. BenDedek Somebody please shoot the Australian Media
I have to wonder if it is deliberately false newspaper allegations that lead to political turmoil or if it is just party turmoil that leads to media speculation and subsequently a fanning of the flames. Who would know that there was a problem in the party if the media did not fan the flames. Is it true that 'we have a right to know?' or is that just media speak for making money at the risk of destabilizing the country. One must ask: "Who is pulling the strings and what do they have to gain?"Why is there a constant threat to the stability of the "Office of Prime Minister?" Constantly targeting Prime Ministers would be a cost effective way of destabilizing a country - Yes?
Feb 27, 2015 - 5:40:50 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 5
In this week's book basket we have listed links to one book review and two author articles as well as 11 book releases of various types. These are: "The Belly Bug Bully" by Sabrina Panfilo; "Road to Freedom" by Alfred Lenarciak; "Golden State" by Sichan Siv; "Pursuit" by Harry Taylor; "No Longer on Pedestals" By Carol A. Kuhnert; "Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment--Background Notes" by James Thompson; "Rhaia's Children" by J S Leitch; "Precipice" by TC Joseph; "The Bible and Science: Unity Not Opposition" by Eddie D. Leach, Ph.D.; "Orbit: Ian Fleming: The Man Behind James Bond" by Matthew J. Elliot and "Undue Rewards" by Dudley Davidson-Jarrett
Feb 25, 2015 - 3:45:23 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No 4
There are 11 titles in this weeks book basket and they are: "U Murder U (Suicide)" by Gladys Lawson; "A Humble Hero" By Dr. Jianxin Huang; "Flying in the Face of Gravity: How to Break Free From a Negative Atmosphere and Live a Life of Abundance" by Tom Epperson ; "Silver Bunny and the Secret Fort Chop" by Eileen Wacker; "Shield of God" By Nikki DeLaCruz; "The One That Got Away" by Brigitte Knowles; "Future of the Middle East -- United Pan-Arab States: Divided by Imperialism, United by Destiny" By Sam A. Cohen; "The Messiahs of Princep Street" by Moshe Elias; "Gerry Mouse" by Charlotte Cooper; "Forget Me Not Garden" By Anna Fischer and "Phenomenal Women" by Joyce Louison
Feb 15, 2015 - 1:25:05 AM
R.P. BenDedek Why we should support ISIL
I was checking the local online news today (local as in Australian because I am Australian - not local as in Chinese because I live in China) and came across an article which had some rather surprising information contained within.... If you are a reasonable individual, you probably consider that the issues mentioned above are in fact 'reasonable,' which is why I now quote from a new ISIL directive; the same ISIL that does not tolerate Christianity, even to the extent of murdering Christians it comes across.
Feb 14, 2015 - 12:10:14 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No 3
"Aryan Papers" by George Dynin; "Twisted Forms of Love" By Sarah Salem; "Beyond Myself: The Farm Girl and the African Chief" by Anita Dennis; "Deceit" by Mary Tibble; "The Mindfulness Response: Inner Happiness Every Day" By Deborah C. Moore; "Living With Arabs: Nine Years with the Petra Bedouin" by Joan Ward; "A Visitation from Jesus" by Rev. R.E. Tucker; "Evolution: The Long Journey Home" by Jeri Travis; "God's Trinity Demystified: The Veil Covering It Is Finally Removed" by Adedeji David Adeoye and "Giving Up Is Not an Option" by Hazen Meek and Linda Pierson Meek
Feb 6, 2015 - 12:16:50 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 2
In the Magic City Book Basket this week we have listed the links for the three (3) author articles we have published since the last book basket and of course publicity material for various books that have been published in the last year. This week there are ten of them. They are: "Bad Boy from Jamaica: The Garnett Myrie Story" By Basil Waine Kong; "Amish Scrambled Eggs With Humor" By Joseph 'Chool' Crawshaw; "God's Mighty Warriors in the Last Days" By Dr. Donald Bell; "The House of Gathering" by Erica Sarzin-Borrillo; "Breath of Dragons: Vanished" By Tina M. Randolph; "Love Letter: For a Japanese War Bride" by Stephen E. Price; "The Donation of Constantine" by Simon LeVay; "The Battle of Top Hat Wood: Book One" by Taylor Samuel Lyen; "Believe and Achieve" By Joel Hopkins and "Echoes from the Past" by Peter Rimmer
Jan 25, 2015 - 5:00:02 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 1.
This is our first edition of the Book Basket for 2015 and it contains publicity material and book cover photographs for Ten (10) book releases. This is an eclectic mix of genres. "Who's Behind the Mask?" By Allen McCray; "Orphan Spirit" By Maria Star; "The Dark Tunnel" By Patrick Henderson; "Thursday's Child: The Mike Kendrick Story" by Mike Kendrick; "A Foggy Sunrise" By David Kimel; "A Dark Spree" by Nest Madden; "Light of the Damned" by F. John Hurr; "Even the Land Cries!" by Lainey May; "Legacy of Alahdorn" by D.B. Kaine and "The Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ - In a single narrative" by Norman Russell
Jan 18, 2015 - 12:23:25 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Reviews July1st - Dec 31st 2014
From July 1st to December 31st there were 69 book reviews published at Magic City. I will cease to be Editor of this Site as from December 31st 2014, and at this stage I have no idea what plans are in the pipeline in relation to book reviews and the Book Baskets which I introduced. Whatever happens, I offer my thanks to all the Reviewers, Authors and Publicists who have been involved in this undertaking this year.
Dec 31, 2014 - 7:15:07 PM
R.P. BenDedek Author Contributions At Magic City July to December 2014
Last year (Nov '13 to June '14) we received 124 contributions from book authors. Since July of this year we have received another 69. By July 1st this year we had featured over 400 new book releases and since that date we have added another 400 more thanks to additional books baskets like the Christian Book Basket and the Children's Book Basket. I have been very honored to have been involved with the publicists and authors involved and I hope that our readership has enjoyed the bonus reading, and I hope that this work will continue after I cease to be the Editor on December 31st.
Dec 31, 2014 - 7:05:40 PM