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Shreveport, LA, United States | Member Since 2004

  • 5 reviews
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  • 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken is #37)

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Bernard Goldberg
    • Narrated By Bernard Goldberg

    Bernard Goldberg takes dead aim at the America Bashers (the cultural elites who look down their snobby noses at "ordinary" Americans and detest so much of what this country is about); the Hollywood Blowhards (incredibly ditzy celebrities who think they're smart just because they're famous); the TV Schlockmeisters (including the one whose show has been compared to a churning mass of maggots devouring rotten meat); the Intellectual Thugs, and many more.

    Marc says: "Some good points (really), kinda partisan."
    "100 People Who Are Screwing Up America"

    100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken is #37) was truely informative and every now and then, funny too ... the part about Al Franken alone was worth the price and the time - what a GREAT Story. Mr. Goldberg's old fashion ethicial standards are not that old fashion. I wish he could be the censor police for about 30 days, he could clean up radio and TV in half that time.
    I recommend this audible book. It makes a great conversation stimulator during a car ride to San Antonio.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Misquoting Jesus

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Bart D. Ehrman
    • Narrated By Richard M. Davidson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    When world-class biblical scholar Bart Ehrman first began to study the texts of the Bible in their original languages he was startled to discover the multitude of mistakes and intentional alterations that had been made by earlier translators. In Misquoting Jesus, Ehrman tells the story behind the mistakes and changes that ancient scribes made to the New Testament and shows the great impact they had upon the Bible we use today.

    Michael says: "Leaves you wondering"
    "Get the Hard Copy too"

    One of the best informative Bible studies on how we came to the Bible of today! Some of my absolute favorite scriptures may have been added by scribes in later generations/copies of the Bible ... I am happy to know that. I especially enjoyed how we came to have the last one-third of Revelation in the KJV. Overall, this listen solidified my faith that the Bible is the Word of God, given to His Prophets, and copied, re-copied, and yes sometimes mis-copied by the hands of men/scribes. Why didn't God give Moses and Paul a xerox machine?

    6 of 15 people found this review helpful
  • One Soldier's Story

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Bob Dole
    • Narrated By Paul Hecht, Cynthia Darlowe

    Before he became one of America's most respected statesmen, Bob Dole was an average citizen serving heroically for his country. The bravery he showed after suffering near-fatal injuries in the final days of World War II is the stuff of legend. Now, for the first time in his own words, Dole tells the moving story of his harrowing experience on and off the battlefield, and how it changed his life.

    J says: "It Changed My Mind about Bob Dole!"
    "It Changed My Mind about Bob Dole!"

    If you love the US, you'll love it more after you hear Bob Dole's incredible story ... this is a powerful story about a most-humble US servant. If our youth were given Dole's story for American History class reading/listening today, it would change our nation's future instantly. No politics and no bull ... A MUST-LISTEN.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Martha Beck
    • Narrated By Bernadette Dunne

    Leaving the Saints is an unforgettable memoir about one woman's spiritual quest and journey toward faith. As "Mormon royalty" within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Martha Beck was raised in a home frequented by the Church's high elders, known as the apostles, and her existence was framed by their strict code of conduct.

    Sheila says: "Decide for yourself"
    "Who's next on Martha's List?"

    I had to get this book just to see for myself; Ms Beck accuses her father of the most vial and evil things a man could do to his child. I had to investigate her story.

    In her initial chapter, she writes several times of her total confusion, total doubt and totally not knowing the truth and then tries to convince the world of the truth in her words. Who in their right mind would follow a woman who admittedly lied about her faith and trust in God over and over, and in the same breath repeatedly admits she can?t separate truth from fiction? She's not credible.

    I listened to her story only because of who she was in the LDS community. Forget that she's lost her pathway in the Church and that someday, when truth matters, rather than her popularity and money, the forgiveness of the earthly father, whom she so evilly abused with these lies and accusations may be important enough for her to finally tell the real story.

    You'll find some truth about the Mormons mixed with these stories but it is all twisted up with her story-telling so don't take anything to the bank on Mormons.

    Since she's published her book, her ENTIRE family has publically stated that her story is total fiction. Which is where I'd have to put my trust.

    Some of her stories are "funny" but when you measure them up against the harm she did to her family and most of all her father, in his final years, it's only sad story. My hat's off to her family for keeping the cork on this bottle until now, but given what she's done to dear old dad ... each of them had better look out too.

    18 of 36 people found this review helpful

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