Heartwood – Billy Bob Holland Novel By James Lee Burke

Heartwood by James Lee Burke Billy Bob Holland is a former Texas Ranger turned lawyer. During his gun-slinging days on the border, he killed many men, most of them Mexican drug mules transporting narcotics into Texas. It was on one of those raids that he accidentally shot and killed his partner and best friend, LQ […]

Irish Poet Of Old – Zozimus

Michael Moran was born circa 1794 in Dublin. He became blind shortly after birth but grew to develop a fantastic memory for creating and reciting verse which he used to create a meagre livelihood for himself. Moran adopted the title Zozimus as his stage-name and was known as The Blind Bard of the Liberties – […]

The Surplass Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Originally posted on Rebel Voice:
‘… the loveliest trick of the Devil is to persuade you that he does not exist!’ Today, the same can be said for the existence of the Surplass (that class of people who are surplus to requirement) who control the flow of both money and information across the globe, particularly in…

The Propaganda War – Rebel Poetry

This is a piece of short verse from our resident poet, A.D. It deals with the effects of deliberately skewed information and its dissemination by those who seek to retain control of the people of our world. The Propaganda War The insidious agendas of the Capitalist commentariat Seep through distracted minds of a weary proletariat […]

10 Most Dangerous US Neighbourhoods

This short list looks at the most dangerous areas in the US. The causes of such deprivation can be traced to the political system and the corrupt and morally bankrupt clowns that run the government and its agencies. The United States is a nation in danger of imploding entirely. – If you care, give it […]

To The Bright And Shining Sun

To the Bright and Shining Sun   by Jame Lee Burke In Rebel Voice‘s previous book review of Rain Gods, the author, James Lee Burke, stated his belief that it was his best novel. Rebel Voice, however, is of the opinion that To the Bright and Shining Sun is better, and is perhaps his very best […]

The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

This excerpt is taken from the 1940 debut novel by Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. It is easy to see how the thoughts of one (female) author back then is applicable to all of us today. ‘But say a man does know. He sees the world as it is and he looks […]

Pegasus Descending

Pegasus Descending   by James Lee Burke This is book 15 in the popular Dave Robicheaux series. In this installment, the bold detective from New Iberia in Louisiana, encounters the daughter of a friend of his who was gunned down many years before in Miami. Her appearance coincides with the emergence of some seriously bad hombres […]

It was better before

               It was better before Ma says the wind’s coming, the bad wind. But I see nothing wrong. It’s very warm today. My best friend and his grubby little brother have gone. Their wrinkled Grandpa lives somewhere safe they said. Da is dead. The cough got him.   I […]

The Pogues – Thousands Are Sailing

A haunting ballad from one of the greatest bands of all time. This song evokes the memories of all those who were failed by the authorities in Ireland, be those authorities colonial or Irish. Millions have been forced to emigrate due to unnecessary hardships and deprivations in our beautiful land, from before the Famine, during […]