The Bookshelf

By Del Meyer on 11/26/2018 3:52 AM

Chapter 1: Principles of Eating, Dieting and Exercise (for Physical & Mental Health) Health data suggests that maintaining a normal weight, a good aerobic exercise program with muscle strengthening, and mental exercises may delay or prevent arthritis, delay or prevent clinical diabetes, improve mental health and well-being, increase productivity and may delay or possibly prevent […]

By Del Meyer on 07/23/2018 2:35 AM

‘The University We Need’ Review: Rethinking College A new private university may be needed, one that reflects the intellectual opinions of a spectrum of educated Americans outside academe. John Leo | WSJ, | July 18, 2018 reviews “The University We Need” | by Warren Treadgold. Higher education is in a lot of trouble, barely kept […]

By Del Meyer on 05/23/2018 2:42 AM

I’ve found that I can change the conversation at any social gathering by mentioning Louann Brizendine’s book The Female Brain—David Brooks, New York Times.  THE PHASES OF A FEMALE’S LIFE: Hormones can determine what the brain is interested in doing. They help guide nurturing, social, sexual, and aggressive behaviors. They can affect being talkative, being […]

By Del Meyer on 04/10/2018 2:04 AM

FOREWORD When we met about twenty years ago, Dr. Meyer was editor of SSV Medicine, the official publication of the three county Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. He maintains an active blog, and a monthly newsletter. An active physician in Sacramento California for 45 years, he often sees patients with obesity and/or diabetes. As a […]

By Del Meyer on 03/09/2018 2:36 PM

By Joel Richard Paul  Laying the foundation BookPage: review by Roger Bishop BookPage Top Pick in Nonfiction, March 2018 When John Marshall was appointed as the fourth chief justice of the United States by President John Adams, the Supreme Court had few cases, no genuine authority and met in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. But from […]

By Del Meyer on 02/09/2018 2:06 PM

Killing the Deep State: The fight to save Donald Trumps’ Presidency By Jerome R Corsi, PhD. NY Times bestselling author Jerome Corsi reveals the secret plan to destroy President Trump. Now Trump must fight back to save his presidency and America. https://w3.newsmax.com/General/NMM/Offers/Killing-the-Deep-State-Disc-RDR?ns_mail_uid=105955185&ns_mail_job=1784659_03202018&s=al&dkt_nbr=0101023hziz2 Secretly operating behind the curtain of “national security” in Washington, D.C., exists the […]

By Del Meyer on 01/09/2018 1:41 PM

When History is obtained from film, this creates a new obligation in truth from the entertainment industry as noted by Peggy Noonan in her column this week. This has essentially been true in the biographical book industry. We have just completed Eric Metaxas large volume on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. We’ve all heard […]

By Del Meyer on 12/09/2017 1:18 PM

by Brett M. Decker, Ed Martin, Phyllis Schlafly Phyllis Schlafly passed away on September 5, 2016, the day before the release of this book. In it, she addresses her fellow conservatives with a passionate plea to ignore establishment kingmakers and support controversial GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

By Del Meyer on 11/09/2017 12:54 PM

The Politicization of Motherhood Conservatives cheer and liberals jeer New York psychoanalyst Erica Komisar’s book on the science of early childhood development. By James Taranto | Oct. 27, 2017 | New York WSJ Features Editor Motherhood used to be as American as apple pie. Nowadays it can be as antagonistic as American politics. Ask Erica […]

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 6:09 AM

Cheap grace is preaching forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession. … Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.” “The time is fulfilled for the German people of Hitler. It is because of Hitler that Christ, God the helper and redeemer, […]