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Straight from the Mind

By Daniel Barnes
  • ISBN Code: : 374871291X
  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Pages : 26
  • Category : Philosophy
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Understanding that we are created for purpose and to share knowledge. This book which is worded from a opinion within fact towards a truth among a fairytale or how I summarize as fair-to-tale. Striaght from the mind is what you will view as you read along the freely written pages inside. A must read, guaranteed ton only relate but also refocus what you may think into a deeper overstanding of that thought. To Have a question with no answer, speculation and assumption's. Only to be distracted from that thought back into reality. It begins with self and our control, limit, and know how. Knowledge is power and whatnwe think so shall it be... With self restraint. So uncover what you to may already know, and even more acknowledgement of utilization in it all. Written now, at that time , at that moment with that date, "Straight from the Mind". Author, Daniel Montez Barnes

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As usual Lowell Green, one of Canada's best selling authors and the Country's most honoured broadcaster, rushes in where angels fear to tread! His latest book, (his sixth best seller) "Here's proof only we conservatives have our heads screwed on straight" makes you shake your head with disbelief as writes about the truly magnificent screw-ups the granola-crunching, tree hugging, thug huggers have plunged us into over the years. "Thank heavens," he says, "that with people like Churchill, Thatcher, Reagan, Giuliani, Merkel, Harris and hopefully Harper and maybe even Cameron, there's almost always been a clear-thinking, fearless, principled Conservative or conservative thinker to rescue us from left wing lunacy and economic chaos." Fresh from the incredible success of his most recent book, "Mayday! Mayday! Curb immigration. Stop multiculturalism, or it's the end of the Canada we know," Green's latest work unleashes a firestorm of wit, wisdom and common sense that is bound to delight, titillate, entertain and educate all those who don't believe group hugs and long walks on lonely beaches with our enemies will solve the world's problems. If there is any doubt in anyone's mind whether they should buy "Here's Proof," there's a dandy little quiz in the first few pages that provides guidance and hopefully assistance to prevent severe trauma to delicate liberal and socialist sensitilities!

Straight Ahead, as Usual

By Logan Patrick Harrison
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 9781449061418
  • Total of Pages : 72
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 832
  • Pdf File: straight-ahead-as-usual.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is about the outmoded educational model in which American children all across the United States continue to be educated with, and why this educational model is crippling the middle-class and slowly putting America behind other emerging economies. Many of the ideas are not novel, nor does this book claim them to be. It is a portrayal, however, of how long many of these ideas have been on the table, have proven to have been effective, but have been killed in legislatures in many of the states and at the federal level. Although it is highly critical of the current education model and the many factions that breathe life into its perpetual existence, this book offers insight into why it is so imperative that citizens begin to become education consumers rather than just bystanders doing what theyre told. Finally, it offers some practical advice on how to organize, how to align incentives for citizens to become more engaged in this area, and policy initiatives in which citizens should begin to strongly back at their local legislatures and at the federal level.

How to Keep Your Head on Straight in a World Gone Crazy

By Rick Renner
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  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Book Code : 168031291X
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 980
  • Pdf File: how-to-keep-your-head-on-straight-in-a-world-gone-crazy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

We are living in a day when countless multitudes have lost their way both morally and spiritually. Like a ship without anchor, this last day's generation is being tossed to and fro by a flood of deception and wrong influences that is tragically causing people to lose their moorings. What should we do to make sure we don't get sucked in to the chaotic swirl of moral and spiritual confusion sweeping the world today? That is the vital question prolific author and Greek scholar Rick Renner answers in this riveting and timely book.

The Guarded Heights & The Straight Path

By Charles Wadsworth Camp
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 426
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 483
  • Pdf File: the-guarded-heights-the-straight-path.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Guarded Heights is the story of George Morton as he struggles to make it big and rise from his humble background._x000D_ The Straight Path narrates the story of Freddy as he struggles to accommodate the demands of his visiting but overbearing mother._x000D_ Excerpt:_x000D_ "George Morton never could be certain when he first conceived the preposterous idea that Sylvia Planter ought to belong to him. The full realization, at any rate, came all at once, unexpectedly, destroying his dreary outlook, urging him to fantastic heights, and, for that matter, to rather curious depths. It was, altogether, a year of violent change. After a precarious survival of a rural education he had done his best to save his father's livery business which cheap automobiles had persistently undermined. He liked that, for he had spent his vacations, all his spare hours, indeed, at the stable or on the road, so that by the time the crash came he knew more of horses and rode better than any hunting, polo-playing gentleman he had ever seen about that rich countryside." (The Guarded Heights)_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_

Excel Data Cleansing Straight to the Point

By Oz du Soleil
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  • Publisher : Tickling Keys, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1615471502
  • Total of Pages : 48
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 937
  • Pdf File: excel-data-cleansing-straight-to-the-point.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This Straight to the Point guide provides an introduction to data cleansing, which also goes by names such as data munging and data wrangling. Whatever the name, it basically means doing what needs to be done to make data useful and trustworthy. Data cleansing can include the following tasks:Deleting unnecessary headersDeleting summary rowsFilling in gapsFlattening a reportMerging and appending data from multiple sourcesPulling data from source X to complete data in source YSplitting names from addressesIdentifying and deleting duplicate recordsConverting units of measurement in multiple sources

Sexual Orientation: What is Straight, Gay and Lesbian? Gr. 6-Adult

By Taryn McKenna
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  • Publisher : Classroom Complete Press
  • Book Code : 0228304369
  • Total of Pages : 29
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  • Members : 169
  • Pdf File: sexual-orientation.pdf

Book Short Summary:

**This is the chapter slice "What is Straight, Gay and Lesbian? Gr. 6-Adult" from the full lesson plan "Sexual Orientation"** Find out how sexual orientation differs from gender identity. Students learn that finding congruence between gender identity and sexual orientation is an ongoing process. Understand that sexual orientation is interpersonal—it is how we feel towards others. Learn about the different layers of sexual orientation, including LGBTQ+. Finally, students explore the history of human sexuality and how it has been perceived throughout time. Written in a simplified vocabulary and comprised of reading passages, graphic organizers, real-world activities, crossword, word search and comprehension quiz.

Are We Thinking Straight?

By Daniel K. Cortese
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1135509166
  • Total of Pages : 228
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 154
  • Pdf File: are-we-thinking-straight.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives.

God, You Are Healing for My Soul (Words Straight from the Heart)

By Carol S. Wright
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1469138298
  • Total of Pages : 110
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 922
  • Pdf File: god-you-are-healing-for-my-soul.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Every day people awake thinking they can do things their way. Maybe you were on the right path with God, and you turned away. Suddenly things that were once going well now are going downhill. Those who were your so-called friends have turned their backs on you. Why? Because you lost everything when you placed someone or something ahead of God. This includes your family. I encourage people to write. I have found it to be a form of therapy. A way to express myself out loud. This book represents a group of poems from my Spiritual Guidance Collection about my life that I experienced during the good and bad times. Someone might say the poems are a conversation with God, a form of prayer. My hope is that everyone who reads this book will find their way back to God the Creator.

Straight and Crooked Thinking

By Robert Henry Thouless
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  • Publisher : Teach Yourself
  • Book Code : 1444134140
  • Total of Pages : 300
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 567
  • Pdf File: straight-and-crooked-thinking.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This new edition of a timeless classic demonstrates how the use of clear, rational thinking and logic can win any argument, however emotionally charged the topic in question. It describes the typical flaws of reasoning in argument and shows how language can be used to deceive - and how to avoid being deceived. It will show you how, by learning what is 'straight', rational language, and clear thought, you can disentangle emotionally charged rhetoric and hold your own in any argument or debate, no matter how challenging. Although written nearly 80 years ago, this book proves that certain principles remain timeless; it has shown many thousands over the decades how to cope with media spin and distorted reasoning - and now it will do the same for you.

Straight from the Fridge, Dad

By Max Decharne
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  • Publisher : Crown
  • Book Code : 0767910990
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 985
  • Pdf File: straight-from-the-fridge-dad.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Righteous jive for all you weedheads, moochers, b-girls, gassers, bandrats, triggermen, grifters, snowbirds, and long-gone daddies. Much of the slang popularly associated with the hippie generation of the 1960s actually dates back to before World War II, hijacked in the main from jazz and blues street expressions, mostly relating to drugs, sex, and drinking. Why talk when you can beat your chops, why eat when you can line your flue, and why snore when you can call some hogs? You’re not drunk–you’re just plumb full of stagger juice, and your skin isn’t pasty, it’s just caf? sunburn. Need a black coffee? That’s a shot of java, nix on the moo juice. Containing thousands of examples of hipster slang drawn from pulp novels, classic noir and exploitation films, blues, country, and rock ’n’ roll lyrics, and other related sources from the 1920s to the 1960s, Straight from the Fridge, Dad is the perfect guide for all hep cats and kittens. Think of it as a sort of Thirty Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary for the beret-wearing, bongo-banging set. Solid, Jackson.