When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan

A number of years ago, I began devouring books about my favorite president, Ronald Reagan  When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan emerges as one of the most thoughtful and inspiring books about the former president. Noonan paints a compelling portrait of President Reagan; a portrait that is an exceedingly human portrayal of a manContinue reading “When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan”

When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)

A number of years ago, I began devouring books about my favorite president, Ronald Reagan  When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan emerges as one of the most thoughtful and inspiring books about the former president. Noonan paints a compelling portrait of President Reagan; a portrait that is an exceedingly human portrayal of a manContinue reading “When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)”

When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)

A number of years ago, I began devouring books about my favorite president.  When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan emerges as one of the most thoughtful and inspiring books about the former president. Noonan paints a compelling portrait of President Reagan; a portrait that is an exceedingly human portrayal of a man who fearedContinue reading “When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)”

CHARLES HODGE: The Pride of Princeton – W. Andrew Hoffecker (2011)

Who says reviews don’t matter?  “I could not put Hoffecker’s book down.”  Seven simple words uttered by Dr. John Frame prompted me to pick up Charles Hodge: The Pride of Princeton by  W. Andrew Hoffecker.  The author makes a solid contribution to P & R’s American Reformed Biographies Series. I first encountered Charles Hodge in Seminary.Continue reading “CHARLES HODGE: The Pride of Princeton – W. Andrew Hoffecker (2011)”

Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped? – W. James Antle III (2013)

There are three unshakable realities in life: Death, taxes, and an ever-expanding government.  The reality of death is one that each person must face.  Taxes are indeed a reality, but as every conservative argues, taxes in America must decrease or the economy will inevitably falter.  And while every American must deal with the reality ofContinue reading “Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped? – W. James Antle III (2013)”

Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan – Craig Shirley (2015)

  The legacy of President Ronald Reagan is securely established in history. Liberals can scoff and moan but the fact remains; Ronald Wilson Reagan is one of the most influential Americans of all time. Indeed, Reagan is not only one of the loved and respected presidents in American history; he is also one of theContinue reading “Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan – Craig Shirley (2015)”

11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative – Paul Kengor (2014)

Ronald Reagan was a principled man.  Unlike most modern-day politicians, President Reagan governed from a set of unchangeable principles that guided his life, not to mention, his nation. Paul Kengor presents these unshakable principles that undergirded President Ronald Reagan.  These principles of conservatism include: 1. Freedom 2. Faith 3. Family 4. Sanctity and Dignity ofContinue reading “11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative – Paul Kengor (2014)”

When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)

A number of years ago, I began devouring books about my favorite president.  When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan emerges as one of the most thoughtful and inspiring books about the former president. Noonan paints a compelling portrait of President Reagan; a portrait that is an exceedingly human portrayal of a man who fearedContinue reading “When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)”

The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan – James Mann (2009)

The day was June 12, 1987.  President Ronald Reagan stood in front of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin and uttered these crucial and historic words: “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate!  Mr. Gorbachev,Continue reading “The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan – James Mann (2009)”

Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life (2016)

Jeff Wilser, Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life New York: Three Rivers Press, 2016, 314 pp. $11.55 The Founding Father’s were men of principle and courage. In Jeff Wilser’s book, Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life, he argues that Hamilton is the most underrated Founding Father. Indeed, Alexander Hamilton is likely the most qualified man to serveContinue reading “Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life (2016)”