Baseball Cards Without Bubble Gum, 20 Years On

By John M. DeJak / June 28, 2013 /

I recall finding out, to my horror, in the early 1990s, that Topps Baseball Card packages were no longer including their trademark brittle piece of gum that had been a mainstay of American boys’ youth since the late 1940s and early 1950s.  At the time, my card collecting days were over but they were not for my…

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From Under the Rubble…Fireside Reading

By Christopher Manion / March 4, 2013 /

  It Didn’t Have to Be This Way Harry C. Veryser: ISI Books, $28.95 Traveling through the intersection of religion and economics is often a very rough ride, and it features a high collision rate. Countless influential religious folks, both lay and clerical, insist on writing about economics, only to demonstrate their well-intentioned ignorance (or…

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