Aikido, Aikibojitsu, and the Structure of Natural Law


Author: John Thomas Read

Publisher: Mill City Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781936400379

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 404

View: 9792

Based in an original and insightful exploration of the nature of consciousness and the meaning of meditation, "Aikido, Aikibojitsu and the Structure of Natural Law" offers a compelling description of the behavior of energy in non-resistant systems in general, and in particular the behavior of energy in the spiritually profound art forms of Aikido and Aikibojitsu. "This book allows students to see through the teacher's eyes what is possible. Don't let the technical language get in your way. Reach deep, take up your staff, and let yourself step into the profound insights of this remarkable teacher." - Kelly Koerner, PhD, Seattle, WA (3rd Dan Aikido.) "Tom Read is a unique teacher of the martial arts, a real living treasure. His ideas have influenced my own training in Aikido immensely. The publication of this book represents a paradigm shift of major significance." - George Ledyard, Chief Instructor, Aikido Eastside, Seattle, WA (6th Dan Aikido.) About the Author John Thomas Read began formal Aikido training in 1969 as a way to deepen his study of Zen meditation. In 1974, he moved to Japan where he studied with Masters Michio Hikitsuchi (Aikido 10th dan), Yasushi Tojima, and other senior teachers of the Aiki Kumano Juku Dojo. After returning from Japan, Read Sensei opened Northcoast Aikido (Arcata, CA) in 1977 with formal written sanction from Master Michio Hikitsuchi. He continues to teach both Aikido and Aikibojitsu at Northcoast Aikido and in seminars across the USA and internationally. He may be reached through the Aikibojitsu website

SAP Integrated Business Planning

Functionality and Implementation


Author: Sandy Markin,Amit Sinha

Publisher: SAP Press

ISBN: 9781493216932

Category: Computers

Page: 504

View: 3798

Why The CIA Killed JFK and Malcolm X

The Secret Drug Trade in Laos


Author: John Koerner

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 1782797009

Category: History

Page: 124

View: 8684

This book breaks new ground in two important areas that have yet to be linked and explored by any JFK-assassination historian. John Koerner argues that the CIA’s secret drug trade in Laos, and the president’s effort to end it, provided the primary motive that the CIA needed to assassinate the president. A lot of effort has been made to examine the president’s Vietnam policy, but precious little attention has been paid to the opium trade in Laos that was making the CIA wealthy and powerful beyond its wildest dreams. This book chronicles the president’s secret war with the CIA over Laos, a high-stakes game that cost him his life. Koerner also links the JFK assassination and the drug trade with the other three major assassinations of the 1960s: Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, and Robert F. Kennedy. We will see that all four of the assassinations are linked together, all funded and executed by the CIA to silence the four most vocal leaders who were opposed to the agency’s pro-war and pro-drug policy in Laos and Vietnam. Finally, Koerner examines the impact this has had on the course of history, and imagines a world where these men had lived.

Army and Nation

The Military and Indian Democracy Since Independence


Author: Steven I. Wilkinson

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674728807

Category: History

Page: 295

View: 9462

Steven I. Wilkinson explores how India has succeeded in keeping the military out of politics, when so many other countries have failed. He uncovers the command and control strategies, the careful ethnic balancing, and the political, foreign policy, and strategic decisions that have made the army safe for Indian democracy.

Secrets of the Pelvis for Martial Arts

A Practical Guide for Improving Your Wujifa, Taiji, Xingyi, Bagua and Everyday Life


Author: Michael Buhr

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781492149996

Category: Martial arts

Page: 184

View: 3388

Many martial arts and qigong practices speak of the need to move from the center, to 'round the crotch', to open the Huiyin point, and to relax the waist and hips. Due to the "private" nature of this area of the body, there are few if any martial art teachers who publicly describe methods regarding how to achieve these results. And so the pelvic area (a.k.a. dan-tian or hara) remains the most difficult area of the body for many practitioners to understand, feel, relax, and open. This book weaves together personal insights, practical tips, and a wide range of excerpts and references taken from martial arts, qigong, and other clinical books and articles to offer a functional path for higher level martial arts development. This is the first and only book dedicated to the topic of developing the pelvic area for the martial arts. You simply will not find this wealth of information, in one place, anywhere else!

Best Aikido

The Fundamentals


Author: Kisshomaru Ueshiba,Moriteru Ueshiba,John Stevens

Publisher: Kodansha International

ISBN: 9784770027627

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 167

View: 9009

Presents an introduction to the fundamentals of aikido, covering training, techniques, and principles of the martial art.

Rex's Exes


Author: Jessie Jones,Nicholas Hope,Jamie Wooten

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822227113

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 59

View: 7699

THE STORY: ...And, yes, it's set in Texas! This deliriously funny Southern-fried farce finds the Verdeen cousins of Sweetgum, Texas--Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette--teetering on the brink of disaster again. Gaynelle, frustrated and frazzled from



Author: Michael Crummey

Publisher: Other Press, LLC

ISBN: 1590514351

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 9261

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, Caribbean & Canada and the Canadian Authors Association Literary Award; Finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Book Award, and the Winterset Award When a whale beaches itself on the shore of the remote coastal town of Paradise Deep, the last thing any of the townspeople expect to find inside it is a man, silent and reeking of fish, but remarkably alive. The discovery of this mysterious person, soon christened Judah, sets the town scrambling for answers as its most prominent citizens weigh in on whether he is man or beast, blessing or curse, miracle or demon. Though Judah is a shocking addition, the town of Paradise Deep is already full of unusual characters. King-me Sellers, self-appointed patriarch, has it in for an inscrutable woman known only as Devine’s Widow, with whom he has a decades-old feud. Her granddaughter, Mary Tryphena, is just a child when Judah washes ashore, but finds herself tied to him all her life in ways she never expects. Galore is the story of the saga that develops between these families, full of bitterness and love, spanning two centuries. With Paradise Deep, award-winning novelist Michael Crummey imagines a realm where the line between the everyday and the otherworldly is impossible to discern. Sprawling and intimate, stark and fantastical, Galore is a novel about the power of stories to shape and sustain us.

The Red Velvet Cake War


Author: Jessie Jones,Nicholas Hope,Jamie Wooten

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822224822

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 62

View: 2961

THE STORY: In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins--Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette--could not have picked a worse time to throw their family reunion. Their outrageous antics have delighted local gossips in the s

Anything Worth Doing

A True Story of Adventure, Friendship and Tragedy on the Last of the West's Great Rivers


Author: Jo Deurbrouck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985257804

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 197

View: 4920

Anything Worth Doing tells the unforgettable true story of larger-than-life whitewater raft guides Clancy Reece and Jon Barker, two men who share a love of wild rivers and an unbending will to live life on their terms, no matter the cost.


The "Dare to Be Yourself" Guide for Getting Into the Best Colleges for You


Author: Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402263333

Category: Study Aids

Page: 272

View: 3394

"Admission Possible "doesn't just describe college admissions--it shows exactly what to say and do every step along the way from freshman through senior year of high school, using fully illustrated examples and checklists.

The Politics of Deception

JFK's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil Rights, and Cuba


Author: Patrick J. Sloyan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250030609

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 1989

Investigative reporter Patrick J. Sloyan, a former member of the White House Press Corps, revisits the last years of John F. Kennedy's presidency, his fateful involvement with Diem's assassination, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Civil Rights Movement. Using recently released White House tape recordings and interviews with key inside players, The Politics of Deception reveals: Kennedy's secret behind-the-scenes deals to resolve the Cuban Missile Crisis.The overthrow and assassination of President Diem.Kennedy's hostile interactions with and attempts to undermine Martin Luther King, Jr. Kennedy's secret and fascinating dealings with Diem, General Curtis LeMay, King and Fidel Castro. Kennedy's last year in office, and his preparation for the election that never was. The Politics of Deception is a fresh and revealing look at an iconic president and the way he attempted to manage public opinion and forge his legacy, sure to appeal to both history buffs and those who were alive during his presidency.

November 22, 1963

Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy


Author: Dean R. Owen

Publisher: Skyhorse

ISBN: 1510707395

Category: Political Science

Page: 385

View: 4688

Gripping, personal stories about the life and death of President Kennedy. In November 22, 1963, Dean Owen curates a fascinating collection of interviews and thought-provoking commentaries from notable men and women connected to that notorious Friday afternoon. Those who worked closely with the president, civil rights leaders, celebrities, prominent journalists, and political allies are among the many voices asked to share their reflections on the significance of that day and the legacy of JFK. A few of the names include: Tom Brokaw, a young reporter in Omaha in 1963 Andy Rooney, veteran television and radio newscaster Letitia Baldrige, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Congressman John Lewis, sole survivor of the ?Big Six” black leaders who met the president after the March on Washington in August of 1963 Cliff Robertson, Academy Award?winning actor who portrayed JFK in PT 109 With a compelling foreword from renowned author and journalist Helen Thomas, November 22, 1963 investigates not only where we were that day nearly fifty years ago, but where we have been since. A commemorative and insightful read, this book will unite generations. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history—books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Nexus 7

Basics and Beyond


Author: Erik Marcus

Publisher: Mocana Productions Inc

ISBN: 1479133817

Category: Google Nexus 7 (Computer)

Page: 106

View: 3010

This isn't one of those daunting computer manuals that you'll read three pages of and then give up on. It's an engaging little book that you'll tear through in an evening, and by the time you finish you'll have a great understanding of all the ways your Nexus 7 can improve your life. Noted author Erik Marcus, who started his career as a technical writer, took on this project because a tablet with the mass appeal of the Nexus 7 deserves a book that's fun to read. Marcus never shies away from telling you what he really thinks, and he'll let you know where your Nexus 7 shines, where it stumbles, and how to wield your tablet like a pro.

Bulletins from Dallas

Reporting the JFK Assassination


Author: Bill Sanderson

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1510712658

Category: History

Page: 280

View: 3515

An in-depth look at Pulitzer Prize–winning White House reporter Merriman Smith and his biggest story: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Thanks to one reporter’s skill, we can fix the exact moment on November 22, 1963, when the world stopped and held its breath: At 12:34 p.m. central time, UPI White House reporter Merriman Smith broke the news that shots had been fired at President Kennedy’s motorcade. Most people think Walter Cronkite was the first to tell America about the assassination. But when Cronkite broke the news on TV, he read from one of Smith’s dispatches. At Parkland Hospital, Smith saw President Kennedy’s blood-soaked body in the back of his limousine before the emergency room attendants arrived. Two hours later, he was one of three journalists to witness President Johnson’s swearing-in aboard Air Force One. Smith rightly won a Pulitzer Prize for the vivid story he wrote for the next day’s morning newspapers. Until this book, the full story of how Smith pulled off the most amazing reportorial coup has never been told. With access to a trove of Smith’s personal letters and papers and through interviews with Smith’s family and colleagues, veteran news reporter Bill Sanderson cracks open the legend. Bulletins from Dallas tells for the first time how Smith beat his competition on the story, and shows how the biggest scoop of his career foreshadowed his personal downfall. “So much of what we know about any story depends on how reporters do their work. Bill Sanderson takes us through every heartbreaking minute of one of the biggest stories of our lifetime, with sharp detail and powerful observations. As you read the book, you’ll feel all the pressure and adrenaline rush of a reporter on deadline.” —Neal Shapiro, former president of NBC News, current president of WNET

Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads

Jump-Start Your Career!


Author: Louise Kursmark

Publisher: Jist Works

ISBN: 9781593578879

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 234

View: 3288

Discusses skills and attributes that are valuable in the workplace, provides tips on job searching and writing cover letters and râesumâes, and offers sample râesumâes for different categories of people.

Best Résumé Book


Author: David Wood

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1453574557

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 5919

Expert Resumes for Computer and Web Jobs


Author: Wendy S. Enelow,Louise Kursmark

Publisher: Jist Works

ISBN: 9781593578114

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 9348

To get the top jobs, you must develop a powerful, performance-based resume and a compelling cover letter that communicate your qualifications in a strong and effective written presentation. This book shows you how! --

The Plot to Kill King

The Truth Behind the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.


Author: William F Pepper,Esq

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1510702180

Category: History

Page: 768

View: 8080

William Pepper was James Earl Ray’s lawyer in the trial for the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr., and even after Ray’s conviction and death, Pepper continues to adamantly argue Ray’s innocence. This myth-shattering expose is a revised, updated, and heavily expanded volume of Pepper’s original best-selling and critically-acclaimed book of the same name, with twenty-six years of additional research included. The result reveals dramatic new details of the night of the murder, the trial, and why Ray was chosen to take the fall for an evil conspiracy—a government-sanctioned assassination of our nation’s greatest leader. Orders to Kill will release in sync with a feature film adaptation of it that will be directed by Lee Daniels, have Hugh Jackman star as the author, and be produced by Millennium Films. The film will portray Pepper in trial and his proof of an assassination plot masterminded by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI, the CIA, army intelligence, the mafia, and Memphis police. The plan, according to Pepper, was for a team of United States Army Special Forces snipers to kill King, but just as they were taking aim, a back-up civilian assassin pulled the trigger. In Orders to Kill, Pepper shares the evidence and testimonies that prove that Ray was a fall-guy chosen by those who viewed King as a dangerous revolutionary. His findings make the book one of the most important ones of our time—the uncensored story of the murder of an American hero and disturbing revelations about secret under-workings of the government and how it continues, even today, to obscure and obfuscate the truth. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The Attica Turkey Shoot

Carnage, Cover-up, and the Pursuit of Justice


Author: Malcolm Bell

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1510716149


Page: 504

View: 7287

The Attica Turkey Shoot tells a story that New York State did not want you to know. In 1971, following a prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility, state police and prison guards slaughtered thirty-nine hostages and inmates and tortured more than one thousand men after they had surrendered. State officials pretended that they could not successfully prosecute the law officers who perpetrated this carnage, and then those same officials scurried for shelter when a prosecutor named Malcolm Bell exposed the cover-up. Bell traveled a rocky road to a justice of sorts as he sought to prosecute without fear or favor--in spite of a deck that the officials had stacked to keep the police from facing the same justice that had filled the Attica prison in the first place. His insider's account illuminates the all-too-common contrast between the justice of the privileged and the justice of the rest. The book also includes evidence from recently uncovered tapes that Governor Nelson Rockefeller knew his order for troopers to attack could cost the lives of hundreds of inmates and all those hostages. The Attica Turkey Shoot highlights the hypocrisy of a criminal justice system that decides who goes to prison and who enjoys impunity in a nation where no one is said to be above the law.