R.P. BenDedek When Women and "Women Only" Matter!
The Domestic Violence article failed to address a number of issues.
What are the statistics for female violence against other people including males?
What are the statistics for Male-on-male Domestic Violence?
What are the statistics for Domestic Violence within homosexual relationships?
What are the statistics for Domestic Violence within relationships in which the male is involved in violent crimes and gangs?
What percentage of offenders are found in ethnic groups within which honor killings are part of the ethnic culture?
What percentage of male offenders are the victims of mental cruelty and emotional abuse by their female partners?
What percentage of Male perpetrators of Domestic Violence suffer from Mental Illness?
Oct 5, 2015 - 2:46:07 AM
R.P. BenDedek America Has Been Warned: Your Days Are Numbered
It is highly likely that many readers will be offended by the content and tone of this article. I would therefore suggest that those who cannot tolerate opinions other than their own; cannot tolerate expressions of anger and outrage; cannot tolerate PC defined "racism"; cannot tolerate dissent - should move on and read something else. You have been warned! Some smart mouthed idiots would throw a hissy fit at the questions above and declare 'I don't want my country to be a religious country.' Well that is Ok because factually speaking there are no countries that are Christian Countries because Western Civilization has thrown off the allegiance to religion in favor of secular democratic states. So their choices are "Islamic or Secular State." If they choose the former then they need do nothing. If they really do chose the latter, then they need to start taking an active role in politics.
Sep 25, 2015 - 1:33:11 AM
R.P. BenDedek R.P. BenDedek Interview with Beau Sides, author of "Unseen Tears."
Recently I did a quick search for statistics on abandoned babies in China. CCTV had a stat saying that in 2013 10,000 babies were abandoned in China and over 75% of them were disabled. I don't have any current accurate numbers, but I would imagine that as the total population grows there will be more children abandoned. As I mentioned earlier, baby hatches have been established and have been busy with the children they receive. From what I have read, more children were abandoned at the hatches than expected. In contrast to that, not as many couples registered to have a second child, which surprised many including myself... Man, my heart truly goes out to a person without their registration or Hukou in China! I am told that a person in that situation can't enroll in school or be legally employed.
Sep 23, 2015 - 5:50:00 AM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 29
We received only nine publicity emails during the last Five weeks so I guess Google, which has done so much to monopolize the internet advertising market, has been applying pressure to prevent us from receiving publicity material and supplying free publicity to authors. Who knows? But it does seem strange. Because there have been no book baskets we have quite a list of book reviews published since our last basket. We have in fact eight book reviews and five author articles listed in this week's basket. The book releases listed this week include: "To the Sun and Back" By April Awalt; "The Aerie: Air Strip on Weeks Mountain" By Marjorie Irish Randell; "Gullible Travels" By Ronnie Bermann; "Unseen Tears: The Challenges of Orphans and Orphanages in China" by Beau Sides; "Late Bird" by Jason Kraus; "Love on the Rocks: A Positano Tale" By Catie Costa; "It Wasn't Like Nothing: One Marine's Adventure in Vietnam" by Thomas J. Hynes; "Calico Jam" By Joanne Greene and "Order of Merit" by Richard Storry
Sep 18, 2015 - 2:01:00 AM
R.P. BenDedek Do mothers kill more children than fathers?
I opened this article by citing the headers to these three articles on Domestic Violence because I came across an article in which Warwick Marsh, the founder of fatherhood foundation Dads4Kids, is quoted as saying: "There's a whole bunch of research that shows when children have an involved father, they're a lot less likely to be violent"..."A statistical reality, as unfortunate as it is, is that more mothers kill children than fathers"
Sep 8, 2015 - 6:45:40 AM
R.P. BenDedek Australian Government of the Media, by the Media, for the Media
In an article published today in Australia [Immigration Minister] Mr. Dutton accused Fairfax Media of trying to "bring the government down." He told Sky News: "The reality is that there is a bit of a jihad being conducted by Fairfax [Media] at the moment." Given how Political Correctness is being forced down our throats by the Media in general, and how the media constantly tries to portray Australia as a racist country by ignoring the foundational premise of the Westminster System of Justice, which is that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, I for one see Mainstream Media at best as prostitutes doing whatever it takes to make a quick buck and at worst as traitors willingly involved in the destruction of Democracy.
Sep 1, 2015 - 10:40:09 AM
R.P. BenDedek The Fine Print in Climate Change Theology
I do hope you forgive me for the facetious way in which the forgoing material was presented, but I think it important that people learn to pay close attention to the wording of allegedly scientific proclamations. Now hang on a second. Did that guy just say that this is not a new phenomenon? Did he really just say that this has happened in the past? I think he did you know, and that is why he says things like 'ice sheets are waking up' and 'a new era of rapid ice loss.' There are two extremely important points listed in the article on rising sea levels. The first is that this is not an unprecedented event in the history of the world. It has happened before - long before all our industrial age man-made carbon gases. The second point is that far from the 'apocalyptic certainty' portrayed in the media, scientists are making observations, guessing, deducing and forecasting events which are totally not predictable.
Aug 27, 2015 - 10:34:01 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 28
This week's Book basket contains links to three author articles but written by only two, and only one link to one book review. "A Matter of Recovery: The Story of C.B. Miller" By Wes Skillings; "All I Can Do is Pray" By Julie Cicora; "The Reaper" by Dominic H. King; "A Spiritual Awakening" By Kayelynn Grayce; "Chrysalis: A Dark and Delicious Diary of Emergence" By Rachelle Chartrand; "Organizational Optimization" by Robert Hutcherson; "Me and the General" By Rosemary Valenti Guarnera; "You Can Be Lucky Like Me" By Dr. Ron Deigh
Aug 12, 2015 - 9:08:30 PM
R.P. BenDedek Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 27
There are two links to author articles in this week's book basket as well as links to the two book reviews published by Milt Gross and Martha Stevens-David. Additionally we have publicity material with book cover photographs for ten book releases, which this week are: "The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster" by Scott Wilbanks; "The Passion Gene" by Louis de Savy; "Courage, Compassion, Marine: The Unique Story of Jimmie Dyess" By Perry Smith; "World-Class Performance: The Commitment. The Pursuit. The Achievement" By Michael G. Winston; "Our Beguine" by Joel Levin; "The Debaters" by Barth Hoogstraten; "Grace Has a Silent Voice" by Nina Kelly; "Hope for the Nations: Paul's Letter to the Romans (A Corporate Reading)" by Tom Holland; "Devils in Innocence" by Gordon Andrews and "The Beginning" By Michael R. Nardo
Aug 2, 2015 - 7:10:22 AM
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