The Catmage Chronicles
It's been hundreds of years since the Darkness last surfaced, a grim time when both humans and Catmages lost their lives. But now the Wild Ones work with humans again, and thirteen-year-old Andy Cohen gets the surprise of his life when a talking cat shows up in his front yard. Goldeneyes, a powerful Catmage, needs Andy’s help. In the exciting first installment of this new series, Meryl Yourish takes the reader into a world of magical cats, dark powers, and a boy who finds himself entangled in their war.
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Everywhere in the world today, minorities are under threat. Some of you, no–many of you, would note, “They always are.” Yet, the truth is that such threats are relative and today, I am concerned. Americans believe that power is derived … Continue reading
Let us for a moment ask, “What if the Muslim Brotherhood comes to control Egypt?” Let us in addition argue that this would not be in the form of an Iran-esque theocracy, but a Turkish style Islamist democracy. I wrote … Continue reading
I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the differences, not just the similarities, between 1979 Iran and 2011 Egypt. The fear, of course, that connects the two is that Islamic Radicals will come to power in Egypt just as … Continue reading
Democracy is generally a good thing. It is generally better than the tyranny of a despotic ruler. Generally, not always. Sometimes, democracy can bring about a worse tyranny. The majority can install a government that is oppressive of minorities. Without … Continue reading