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FDL Book Salon Announcement: The Best War Ever

We're pleased, nay, delighted to announce that this Sunday, January 14 at 5:00 PM EST/2:00 PM PST, we'll be profiling Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber's incredibly instructive and and insightful book, The Best War Ever. Sheldon will be joining us from a wireless airport as he travels for discussion and questions in the comment section, if all goes according to plan (and no one loses his luggage).
Please join us for what should be a lively discussion.  I can't imagine a more instructive, enlightening book to examine now than this one, detailing as it does how our rogue president abused his office and the public trust to get us unto a war of aggression which he now intends to escalate beyond Iraq into Iran and Syria, regionalizing his desired imperialistic conquest. 
Sheldon's a great guy, a brilliant researcher and an excellent communicator, whom I've had the pleasure to meet in person.  I hope you'll mark your calendar to join us this Sunday.
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