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Benghazi's Game Afoot

kday Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:19 AM
This whole story is about a universal truth...In general, men, when dealing with attractive and/or/but wealthy women, will do their critical thinking from their groins. Gee, I find it surprising how bottomsup missed this basic and primal truth. Maybe she didn't.

As an ardent student of the fictional crime genre, I’ve come to greatly respect the writings of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes), Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot), Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe), and even Mickey Spillane (Mike Hammer). 

The way each author wove an intricate tale that kept the reader spellbound is what made their writings timeless. 

All of the aforementioned writers assumed a degree of intelligence from their reading public.  They made that assumption so the facts could be given, clues deftly placed, and the reasonable motive, crime, and conclusion could also be...