Ian Michael

A bored vet with nothing better to do than to write rambling blog posts and books. He also manages the Gunslinger USA YouTube Channel. I have another website project, Reading Junkie, which will be released in the near future.

What Can We Expect For The Future Of American Healthcare?

Although it’s been harder than normal to keep track of each candidate’s policy proposals this election cycle due to all of the surrounding drama, there are substantial differences in what each is proposing that are worth considering. It can all be boiled down to the idea that President Trump would like to reduce the federal …

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The Patriotic And Tragic Life Of Dashiell Hammett

There are few modern authors commanding a greater influence on American literature than Dashiell Hammett. Hammett invented the “hard-boiled detective” – a genre of storytelling used in books and film up to the present day. More than that, Hammett lived the life of one. Read more… See more articles like this one at Reading Junkie!

Medieval Feudalism: An Amazing Book, And Some Unsettling Similarities To Today

Carl Stephenson paints a beautiful and easy to digest picture of life in a traditional feudal society during the Early and High Middle Ages. That’s what makes this book so important. To understand the hierarchy and power structure of the modern capitalist world, it is important to understand feudalism. This actually isn’t as difficult as …

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The ‘Votes For Women’ Experiment: Why It Isn’t Working

I have a confession to make. I am slightly aroused by the concept of a woman casting her vote. Playfully, furtively, or even passionately, she takes a blank ballot slip into the intimate privacy of the booth and strokes, strikes or spoils those empty boxes. No such inclination could exist, of course, if it weren’t …

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