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Title: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 07, 2007, 08:05:30 pm
Claire's store is now live!!!
Update note:
ClaireWolfe.com is down, but Claire's Amazon store is still alive at http://astore.amazon.com/clairewolfeco-20/105-4750152-8362854

Go to http://www.clairewolfe.com/books.html for her books, the books you've suggested, movies, and much much more!  You name it!  If it's sold on Amazon, we can get it for you!

We'd appreciate it if whenever you need to buy something through Amazon, that you go through Claire's store.  She gets a referral fee for everything you order simply because you did it through her store.

And if there are other titles or items you'd like to see listed in the store, let us know!

Update your links to http://www.clairewolfe.com and let it be your portal to her blog, her store and TCF!!!

Enjoy!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: padre29 on January 07, 2007, 08:20:15 pm
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We'd appreciate it if whenever you need to buy something through Amazon, that you go through Claire's store.  She gets a referral fee for everything you order simply because you did it through her store.

So if I buy some books even if they aren't on Claire's list, she still gets a referral fee?

Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Not a TMM member on January 07, 2007, 08:43:52 pm
If you link through her store I think you do.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 07, 2007, 08:58:46 pm
So if I buy some books even if they aren't on Claire's list, she still gets a referral fee?

Yes, she does!  If Amazon carries it, she'll get a referral fee.  Granted, it's not a lot, but if everyone uses her store to access Amazon, it adds up.  Every little bit counts!

The books and movies and other items that are listed are there to make your looking for them easier.  They are all things that TCFers would like and appreciate.  If there's something that you know of and you'd like to see it on there, let us know and we'll get it on the store for everyone else to possibly purchase as well.

As I mentioned before, if you use http://www.clairewolfe.com as your link to the site like I do, it makes it easy for you to see her blog, go to her store or even go to TCF.  I find it pretty convenient to do it that way.  Let's me do it all with only one link.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: henshawe on January 07, 2007, 09:44:40 pm
Naughty Claire, Bad Thunder  :laugh: just spent over a hundred frn's at THE STORE.

Absolutly a wizard place to shop!!!!!!!

Well done you two, I look forward to more stuff to aquire. Jesus, did I just say that? Bad Americus, naughty, naughty. :laugh:

Thanks y'all

Americus :mellow:
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 08, 2007, 05:22:59 am
Naughty Claire, Bad Thunder  :laugh: just spent over a hundred frn's at THE STORE.

Absolutly a wizard place to shop!!!!!!!

Well done you two, I look forward to more stuff to aquire.

Thank you!  Both for the compliments and the purchases!

I had the same problem while building it.  I kept saying, "Oooh!!  I want that!   Wow!  And that, too!"  :D

And to make matters worse (or better depending on your outlook), that cursed "Similar Items" thingy kept showing titles that I'd never heard of that I wanted.  It's pretty darned accurate.  No more of that Sean Hannity/Bill O'Reilly crap popping up like it used to.
 
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 08, 2007, 08:38:52 am
Oh, I forgot to add....

The books and videos you see on the front page of the store will be rotated around every so often so keep checking back!  You might just see something new!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Claire on January 08, 2007, 09:23:33 am
THANK YOU, THUNDER!!!! It took me a while to find the store, as my browser's cache kept trying to toss up the old (and much less nice) bookstore page. Everybody should know that Thunder alone figured out and designed this store, using Amazon's new aStore template.

Thank you Henshawe, and anybody else who has already dropped in for a shop.

Thank you, Amazon.com whose new aStore is far, far, far, far (and did I mention FAR)more versatile and easier to update than our old links page. We'll be keeping a larger, more interesting, and more constantly varied bookstore from now on, thanks to the skills of both Thunder and Amazon.

I'm with you, though ... those similar-title links Amazon finds ... they're often a serious temptation.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Claire on January 08, 2007, 09:28:38 am
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We'd appreciate it if whenever you need to buy something through Amazon, that you go through Claire's store.  She gets a referral fee for everything you order simply because you did it through her store.

So if I buy some books even if they aren't on Claire's list, she still gets a referral fee?

Exactly, each time a person enters Amazon through any Amazon link on Wolfesblog (either Thunder's aStore or any of several others), we get a small commission (starting at 4 percent and going up, depending on monthly volume) on every item purchased during that single "shopping trip."

People have bought everything from table saws to camcorders via our links. Music CDs, clothes, you name it. It's a great thing to do because it costs the shopper nothing extra but keeps a little something all year coming toward the blog.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Dull'Hawk on January 08, 2007, 10:08:13 am
I saved that link to Amazon in my "favorites" so that anytime I go to Amazon, it is through Claire.  Even when I email someone a link to an item, I do it through Claire's link so that if they happen to buy it, maybe Claire will get a cut. 

Kent
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: penguinsscareme on January 08, 2007, 12:59:33 pm
Done and done.  Nice.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 10, 2007, 07:15:35 pm
Updated the front page with some new items, including that LULA loader they've been talking about in the Guns & Gear forum....

And James Wesley Rawles' book 'Patriots'
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 14, 2007, 10:40:20 am
Updated front page with some new items, such as Handyman In Your Pocket, a magnesium firestarter and some books from the "Must-Have Books (http://thementalmilitia.com/forums/index.php?topic=6039.0) thread.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 21, 2007, 08:50:03 pm
Updated the front page with 9 more items!

Among other things, we've got Enemies Foreign and Domestic (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0972831010?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0972831010), The Complete Tightwad Gazette (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0375752250?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0375752250) and in the center square like on "Hollywood Squares" we have something near and dear to all TCFers, unlike Paul Lynde or Charles Nelson Reilly.


Hope you enjoy!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 22, 2007, 05:35:32 pm
Ok, I had to get rid of the Twinkies. 

But......I did post something good in its stead and a mite more useable, Gamma Seal Lids (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000M5SI2A?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000M5SI2A) for $7.

Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Claire on January 22, 2007, 05:43:48 pm
Ok, I had to get rid of the Twinkies. 

But......I did post something good in its stead and a mite more useable, Gamma Seal Lids (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000M5SI2A?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000M5SI2A) for $7.

Thanks, Thunder. I had no idea you could get Gamma Seal Lids through Amazon! Those are the greatest thing since sliced bread for anybody who actively uses their big pails of storage goods. At first I quailed at paying $7 for a mere lid. But they're so durable and so easy compared with the lids that come with the buckets. And I like that they can be moved from bucket to bucket as you empty one. I've got four Gamma Seals that I've been using for at least 10 years.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: motherbatherick on January 26, 2007, 10:49:21 am
I found a neat little kid's book called, "An Island Called Liberty".  Looks like a good way to introduce little kids to the concepts of liberty.
Here's the link:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0976616009?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0976616009





Edited by Thunder to use link through Claire's store.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: motherbatherick on January 26, 2007, 10:51:42 am
BTW, any way we can make this a sticky thread?  It would be nice to not have to hunt for it when we find a neat product.
Thanks,
MB
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: motherbatherick on January 26, 2007, 10:59:18 am
Also, I found this reason.com article about juvenile fiction with libertarian themes.  I recommend the books mentioned in the article, found here: http://www.reason.com/news/show/33057.html
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Dull'Hawk on January 26, 2007, 11:10:43 am
Maybe this thread should be in the barter section.  Stickied, of course.

Kent
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: motherbatherick on January 26, 2007, 05:54:10 pm
Thanks Mods.  :wub:
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 26, 2007, 08:24:02 pm
If there's a particular item that you think would make a great addition, just let me know the title and author and I'll put it in there.  I plan to update it again in the next couple of days, so keep the ideas coming!  And, you don't necessarily have to restrict it to movies or books.  If it's available on Amazon, it's available through the store!


(I know.  I sound like a broken record, but I'm just trying to keep the activity fresh and kicking in the store)
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: padre29 on January 26, 2007, 11:19:47 pm


Mike Janich and Peter Grosz recently came out with a update of W.E. Fairbairn's "Kill or get killed" on the Paladin label, I am looking for that one..to buy...cash..no questions asked.....
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: motherbatherick on January 27, 2007, 09:17:29 am
If there's a particular item that you think would make a great addition, just let me know the title and author and I'll put it in there.  I plan to update it again in the next couple of days, so keep the ideas coming!  And, you don't necessarily have to restrict it to movies or books.  If it's available on Amazon, it's available through the store!


(I know.  I sound like a broken record, but I'm just trying to keep the activity fresh and kicking in the store)
Thunda's kickin' it fresh.   
Old school, yo.  :laugh:
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 27, 2007, 03:48:26 pm
Thunda's kickin' it fresh.   
Old school, yo.  :laugh:

Awwww, yeaaauuhh!!!!

Spinnin' it free market style, G!  Sending it out to my homeys for dat head freedom scribblah, Claire!  Workin' da Benjamins!


An' shit.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 27, 2007, 04:42:15 pm


Mike Janich and Peter Grosz recently came out with a update of W.E. Fairbairn's "Kill or get killed" on the Paladin label, I am looking for that one..to buy...cash..no questions asked.....

Only copy I can find is by Rex Applegate, not Fairbairn.  That the one you're referring to?
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 27, 2007, 05:24:05 pm
Store's been updated with new items such as a Berkey Water Filter system (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BPASOM?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000BPASOM) (of which I own one myself and can vouch for its effectiveness), Enough (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307338231?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0307338231) by Juan Williams, and An Island Called Liberty (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0976616009?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0976616009), a children's book.

Speaking of children's books, I've also added a brand new section specifically for children's books pertaining to freedom.  We have The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0962346713?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0962346713) and Las Aventuras De Jonathan Gullible: Una Odisea Del Mercado Libre (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000EERN48?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000EERN48) for your Spanish speakers out there.

And we're always looking for your input for more titles and other items...
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: padre29 on January 27, 2007, 07:31:58 pm


Mike Janich and Peter Grosz recently came out with a update of W.E. Fairbairn's "Kill or get killed" on the Paladin label, I am looking for that one..to buy...cash..no questions asked.....

Only copy I can find is by Rex Applegate, not Fairbairn.  That the one you're referring to?

Fairbairn created the Chart that Applegate used in "Kill or Get Killed"

The Janich/Grosz book is "Contemporary Knife Targeting"

And maybe Shogun on DVD?
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 27, 2007, 08:37:59 pm
OMG, I forgot!!!!!!

You can also buy Amazon gift certificates (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00067L6TQ/ref=nosim/?%5Fencoding=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325) for friends and family members and Claire's store will get a referral fee!!

Buy them for your statist friends and make them support freedom subversively!  :D

Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on January 29, 2007, 02:11:18 pm
I didn't see Tempus Fugit in there...  Was a great book, thanks for the recommendation Claire...  :)  Last I heard the sequel was due Spring '07, that's coming up soon...  :)
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on January 31, 2007, 09:27:54 am
Tempus Fugit is now available in the store.

The fiction area of the store is now full.  I will be expanding it into sub-categories in the very near future so that we can offer even more.  Growing by leaps and bounds thanks to you guys!

Keep the good ideas coming!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 01, 2007, 05:22:14 pm
Added Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0805075593?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0805075593), The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0805077979?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0805077979), and Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0805079114?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0805079114) to the Current Events books page.  All were written by Chalmers Johnson.

Nemesis is set to be released on February 6th and can be pre-ordered.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 08, 2007, 07:02:48 pm
Updated the store's front page...

We've got something for those of you looking for something for Valentine's Day.  Unfortunately, it doesn't come in digi camo, but it is chocolaty.

Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on February 15, 2007, 10:49:18 am
was checking to see if your store had "Alas, Babylon" and noticed you can't select "books" as a search category...
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 15, 2007, 12:52:52 pm
was checking to see if your store had "Alas, Babylon" and noticed you can't select "books" as a search category...

Unfortunately, since we have books as a category on our store, it wont let you search it on Amazon that way.  Just click on "Go to Amazon.com" link right below it and you'll be able to search for it.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Claire on February 15, 2007, 03:09:18 pm
was checking to see if your store had "Alas, Babylon" and noticed you can't select "books" as a search category...

Hm. If we don't have Alas, Babylon, maybe I should use my magical powers of persuasion to get Thunder to add it. That was one of those books that was a huge eye-opener for me in adolescence (along with Animal Farm, Brave New World, and 1984 ... also Kerouac's On the Road, but we'll refrain from mentioning that one  :rolleyes: ... also not to mention the complete works of J.D. Salinger ...).

I've wondered here before how the vastly inferior On the Beach became the huge post-Apocalypse mega-hit while the far better Alas languished in its shadow.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: merlin419 on February 15, 2007, 05:23:35 pm
Easy Claire, think Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck. Then add in some of the supporting actors such as Fred Astaire and Anthony Perkins (pre-Psycho).



edited for a brain fart...
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 15, 2007, 05:24:35 pm
Hm. If we don't have Alas, Babylon, maybe I should use my magical powers of persuasion to get Thunder to add it.

OW!  My arm!  Stop.....twisting....my arm!   ^_^

As much as I hate to say it, this will take some revamping of the Fiction section that I've been procrastinating on.  I'll fix it up tonight when I do my normal update.

I'll be definitely making a Science Fiction section.  Also thinking of a Series section due one it taking up a big chunk of our fiction section now.  Take a look at the books we currently have and if any of you TCFers can think of a different category to file them under, let me know!  I'm all ears!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on February 15, 2007, 05:28:20 pm
was checking to see if your store had "Alas, Babylon" and noticed you can't select "books" as a search category...

Hm. If we don't have Alas, Babylon, maybe I should use my magical powers of persuasion to get Thunder to add it. That was one of those books that was a huge eye-opener for me in adolescence (along with Animal Farm, Brave New World, and 1984 ... also Kerouac's On the Road, but we'll refrain from mentioning that one  :rolleyes: ... also not to mention the complete works of J.D. Salinger ...).
:)  yeah, "Alas, Babylon" really *needs* to be in there.  It's one of those books that seems to stick with you and color everything else after you've read it. 

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I've wondered here before how the vastly inferior On the Beach became the huge post-Apocalypse mega-hit while the far better Alas languished in its shadow.
possibly because Alas wasn't apocolyptic enough.  Alas was more about how to survive, everyone dying is more dramatic.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 15, 2007, 06:09:18 pm
Alas, Babylon is now in the brand-spankin' new Science Fiction section.

I'm in the process of migrating titles over to that section as we speak (type?) so the selection is still sparse, but gimme time...  ;)

Tempus Fugit is there, too....
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on February 15, 2007, 06:40:57 pm
Tempus Fugit is there, too....
noticed that, thanks for getting them both in there.   :)  I got Tempus Fugit when Claire blogged about it, but I don't have a copy of  Alas, and it's been ages since I read it, so I think I've gotta pick a copy up now that you've got it in the store!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on February 15, 2007, 07:27:06 pm
For a while now I've been trying to remember this other book I read when I was younger.  Another one of those books that sticks in your mind.  There was a thread, either on this board or on FTL, about good books for kids.  I spent a couple hours searching on various permutations of my vague recollection of the plot, but gave up/got distracted.  Anyway, I got around to looking for it again and finally found it, it's The Girl Who Owned a City, by O.T. Nelson. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0440928931?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0440928931

great book for a kid.  this is one of those that's been floating around in my head for probably 25 years, yet I only read it once way back. 

this reviewer (from the amazon link) has read it way more recently than I have, and has a good suggestion:
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If you are looking for a parable demonstrating a child-level libertarian point of view, then this is the book for you.

Critics complain about the plot being weak or the characters being weak or the dialogue being flat. Parables and fables aren't known for their ability to serve those entertainment goals. Furthermore, children's literature generally is a bit shallow for the adult palate. . . have you seen children's TV?

Critics also complain about the ideals of the main character. To them I say, "feel free to add this to the list of politically incorrect ideals that should be banned or burned."

However, if you are looking for a thought-provoking, conversation-inducing children's primer on jurisprudence, ethics and social contract theory, then this book is perhaps one of a kind.

I recommend getting it as an audio book and listening with children on long vacations. Stop the tape or CD and converse when the philosophy gets rich.

If you like Frederick Bastiat, John Locke, Ayn Rand, Milton Friedman, Ludwig von Mises, and Friedrich Hayek, then this book serves as a fable of their world view for children.


Edited link to go through Claire's Store.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on February 15, 2007, 07:46:25 pm
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Edited link to go through Claire's Store.
oh, was it in there already?  I looked but didn't find it. 
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 15, 2007, 07:57:14 pm
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Edited link to go through Claire's Store.
oh, was it in there already?  I looked but didn't find it. 

No, it wasn't on the store's pages, however, anything that you can purchase on Amazon is available, you just have to go through her store for it to generate the referral fee.  Anything on Amazon.  You just have to use her store as a portal to Amazon so that she'll get the referral fee.

I just modified your link so that anyone that clicks on it will give a referral to the store.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: lewlew on February 15, 2007, 07:59:22 pm
Thunder, does Amazon pick the music choices, or do you and Claire?  Can we give suggestions?
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 15, 2007, 08:11:45 pm
Thunder, does Amazon pick the music choices, or do you and Claire?  Can we give suggestions?

We have not placed any music titles in that section, so Amazon is currently picking them.  You're more than welcome to suggest titles, if you'd like.

I should reiterate that, as HippyChimp pointed out earlier, once we start selecting titles for a category to showcase in the store, we lose the ability to search that category on the store using that drop down menu on the right.  It forces you to go to Amazon to search.  The Store still gets a referral fee, but it's a real annoyance not being able to use that.

Think of Claire's Store pages as the main store and Amazon as the store room.  If you can't find what you're looking for on the shelves, we can always take a look in the back for ya.  ;)
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: lewlew on February 15, 2007, 08:13:15 pm
No problem, I just thought I'd ask =). I'm tired of seeing the Shins on the music page LOL.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on February 15, 2007, 08:53:41 pm
The store has been updated!

We've got a new science fiction section!

And, we've added a bunch more titles to the children's section.

And, for you coffee lovers out there, we've got a coffee maker that not only uses no electricity (you'll have to heat the water another way), it's simple and supposedly makes a top notch cup of joe. 

Enjoy!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: HippyChimp on February 17, 2007, 12:36:45 pm
Radicals for Capitalism (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1586483501?ie=UTF8&tag=clairewolfeco-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1586483501)

this would make a good addition.  I'm buying two copies, one for me and one for my pop's b-day coming up...  :)

go ahead and work your magic with that link, Thunder...  ;)
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on March 01, 2007, 06:20:05 pm
Updated the front page once again!  Rebelfire, Death by Government, and Idiocracy among other items....


Buy early, buy often!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: FreeTraveler on March 04, 2007, 12:14:10 pm
Hm. If we don't have Alas, Babylon, maybe I should use my magical powers of persuasion to get Thunder to add it.

 if any of you TCFers can think of a different category to file them under, let me know!  I'm all ears!


How about a TEOTWAWKI category? Lots of good books fit there, from Alas, Babylon to Footfall.

Favorite TEOTWAWKI books would be an interesting thread, or has that already been done?
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on March 19, 2007, 09:07:51 pm
It's loooonnnngggg overdue, but the store's been updated again...


Just a sampling of the wonderful titles in our showcase this week are:

Forgotten Arts & Crafts (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0789458470/?tag=clairewolfeco-20) by John Seymour
Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1882424581/?tag=clairewolfeco-20) by Suzanne Ashworth & Kent Whealy
Armed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns Became as American as Apple Pie (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1595550690/?tag=clairewolfeco-20) by Clayton Cramer

and this one that's not in the showcase, but I ran across it and thought I'd share it with ya.

Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits and Vegetables (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0882667408/?tag=clairewolfeco-20) by Mike & Nancy Bubel


Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: padre29 on March 20, 2007, 10:48:35 am
Thunder, would it be possible to add a Linux section? I've been fishing around for some Linux books and there are so many that a recommended list would be helpful.

Wow, there already, books are on their way.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on March 21, 2007, 03:30:44 pm
Thunder, would it be possible to add a Linux section? I've been fishing around for some Linux books and there are so many that a recommended list would be helpful.

We could definitely add a 'Tech' section.  Only problem is that I don't know enough to be able to recommend specific titles.  That's where you guys come in.

If you have a suggestion that you think others would enjoy and it needs to be added, send me a PM and let me know.  If you've already done that, hit me over the head with a 2x4 please remind me again.  I've got a great memory, but it's awfully short.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on April 10, 2007, 12:43:28 pm
Updated once again with some interesting titles for those self-sufficient DIY folks out there.....
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: barkingowl on April 10, 2007, 01:27:33 pm
I just placed an order with Amazon through the store. (http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2002-6/29571/party.gif)
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on May 06, 2007, 10:13:09 am
Store has been (belatedly) updated once again!

We've got some interesting titles ranging from Linux to food storage to firearms, so check it out!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Ted Nielsen on May 26, 2007, 11:32:01 am
It's not possible to search for books via Claire's store. I just tried and the search engine requires a category selection of which there is no selection for "Books". However the book I wanted was in Claire's store.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on May 28, 2007, 08:19:36 pm
We know.  It's a pain in the ass thing with Amazon.

You cannot search Claire's Store for a book.  You have to go by category and look through the pages that way.  If it's something that we don't feature, such as 'Music' it'll allow you to search Amazon.

Think of the store as a portal to Amazon.  Anything you buy through it will get Claire a referral fee.  It doesn't matter whether or not that it's actually listed on her store's page or not.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Thunder on June 18, 2007, 06:19:38 pm
Updated again!

This time with things ranging from Captain Underpants to the Alaskan Bootlegger's Bible!
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Secret Six on June 21, 2007, 11:45:12 am
I also recommend the following.....

The Boy Scout Handbook Don't laugh, it has some good survival and general knowledge tips for the novice...

Any Military Field Manual especially The Special Forces and US Ranger Handbook

Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: motherbatherick on July 07, 2007, 09:34:01 pm
US Army Field Manual 7-8.  Infantry Rifle Platoon & Squad.
Don't know if you can get FMs, but the Infantryman's Bible is a particularly handy one to have.  :mellow:
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Bill St. Clair on September 30, 2007, 09:29:34 pm
ClaireWolfe.com is down, but Claire's Amazon store is still alive at http://astore.amazon.com/clairewolfeco-20/105-4750152-8362854
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: cowardly lion on October 04, 2007, 01:07:20 pm
Okay, you've lost me.  Apparently I'm doing something wrong.

How do I get to Amazon and get Claire credited if what I want is not in Claire's store?

There used to be an Amazon link through Wolfesblog that credited Claire no matter what I went after.  Where's that link??

When I go to Claire's store I have to get something 'off the shelf' or I'm stuck.

cl
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Bill St. Clair on October 04, 2007, 01:28:48 pm
I don't see any limitations there. Use the search box on the right side of the page. It appears to search all of Amazon. I can't verify that it gives Claire credit, but it would surprise me if it doesn't.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: cowardly lion on October 04, 2007, 02:31:02 pm
Yes, but under the caption 'Select Category' books are not listed, and if I try to select no category I get reprimanded.

Bill, please try to search for a book title in that box.  I can't get to the normal Amazon page from which I can find anything.

I must be stoopid, I can't figure it out.

Why can't we just get the link that was on Wolfesblog, that went to Amazon (the real page, not Claire's store) and credits Claire?

cl

Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Pagan on October 04, 2007, 03:03:14 pm
I don't think that search box does give credit to Claire, it goes directly to their own page and, as said by CL, it doesn't list books. I've tried that before and gone around in circles.

I believe we need the other link to "generic Amazon for Claire" (or whatever it was called at Wolfesblog) in order to give her credit -- and that link may now be gone.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Bill St. Clair on October 04, 2007, 03:31:34 pm
I clicked on the "Powered by Amazon" button below the search box, and got a link to Amazon that mentions Claire. This may be what you guys are looking for. I removed the extraneous stuff to get:

  http://www.amazon.com/?tag=clairewolfeco-20
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Joel on October 04, 2007, 03:43:27 pm
er...never mind.

I'm such a dumbass...
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: cowardly lion on October 05, 2007, 06:13:15 am
Thanks, Bill, I didn't realize 'Powered by Amazon' was clickable.  Amazon came up, and it recognized me.

Thanks again

cl
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: vonuvan on June 22, 2008, 05:33:29 pm
I haven't looked to see if Amazon has changed, but I refuse to order anything from a company who will not provide a human being at the end of a toll-free phone number, for those of us who don't trust or can't figure out some cybercrap.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Scarmiglione' on July 05, 2008, 09:28:34 am
I haven't looked to see if Amazon has changed, but I refuse to order anything from a company who will not provide a human being at the end of a toll-free phone number, for those of us who don't trust or can't figure out some cybercrap.

So then, uh, don't order from them.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: gaurdduck on June 01, 2009, 01:50:19 am
Updated again!

This time with things ranging from Captain Underpants to the Alaskan Bootlegger's Bible!
I've got the latter, Great book. Keeps me from making popskull instead of likker.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: kevinconner75 on December 29, 2009, 07:36:56 am
Well I a facing a problem with the page loading very very slow. It is taking ages to load. What do I do?
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: MamaLiberty on December 29, 2009, 08:22:19 am
Well I a facing a problem with the page loading very very slow. It is taking ages to load. What do I do?

What page is that, kevin? Can you give us a link?
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: pooseycat on December 29, 2009, 08:28:28 am
If the Amazon store with Thunder's selected books is loading slow, try the main link:

http://www.amazon.com/?tag=clairewolfeco-20
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: hangman on October 23, 2011, 05:06:30 pm
A few months ago I wanted 2 of Claire's books, but Karen said I could have 1. So, it was either Hardyville Tales or The Bad Attitude to Good Citizenship. I chose Hardyville Tales because Karen had never read any of them. Yesterday, as a belated birthday present, our daughter Kim gave me The Bad Attitude. She was completely unaware of my Claire Wolfe collection.

She took Hardyville with her to read. She's coming around and no longer thinks I'm nuts for my views.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: RagnarDanneskjold on October 24, 2011, 02:34:51 am
A few months ago I wanted 2 of Claire's books, but Karen said I could have 1. So, it was either Hardyville Tales or The Bad Attitude to Good Citizenship. I chose Hardyville Tales because Karen had never read any of them. Yesterday, as a belated birthday present, our daughter Kim gave me The Bad Attitude. She was completely unaware of my Claire Wolfe collection.

She took Hardyville with her to read. She's coming around and no longer thinks I'm nuts for my views.
:occasion14:
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: MamaLiberty on October 24, 2011, 05:33:34 am
A few months ago I wanted 2 of Claire's books, but Karen said I could have 1. So, it was either Hardyville Tales or The Bad Attitude to Good Citizenship. I chose Hardyville Tales because Karen had never read any of them. Yesterday, as a belated birthday present, our daughter Kim gave me The Bad Attitude. She was completely unaware of my Claire Wolfe collection.

She took Hardyville with her to read. She's coming around and no longer thinks I'm nuts for my views.

Isn't that great! I sent a copy of Hardyville to my grandchildren last spring and all of them tell me they loved it. They want sequels! LOL 
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Claire on October 27, 2011, 04:23:33 pm
Blushing thank yous, hangman and MamaLiberty.

Having relatives realize you're not nuts is always a big victory; having them actually start to agree with you is ... well, you know. I'm grateful for any role I can play in that.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: hangman on October 27, 2011, 09:02:26 pm
I would certainly love to meet you. Karen's enjoying your stuff as much as I am. Ever get to Hot Springs, let me know. You know it's right next to heaven.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: MamaLiberty on July 15, 2012, 01:14:02 pm
Buy stuff here now... before Amazon starts charging the state sales taxes everywhere. Raginfratzen...  They've now gone from resisting this to wholesale cooperation. They're hoping you won't notice because of faster shipping... Yeah, right.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-04-27/why-the-amazon-naysayers-should-be-scared
I say at least 13 new centers because theres new news on that front almost every day. This morning, Amazon and Texas officials announced the company will begin collecting sales tax in Texas by this July and that Amazon will invest at least $200 million in new distribution centers in the state. Its one more example (California was another) where Amazon essentially blinked in its standoff with a state that wanted it to begin collecting sales tax. Yet Amazon still wins, because it builds the new distribution centers it needs to expand its operations. Bezos has perfected the art of architecting the win-win situation.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/102-8466456-6712928?ie=UTF8&nodeId=468512

Amazon to Acquire Kiva Systems
http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/71725/amazon-to-acquire-kiva-systems
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN - Analyst Report) has announced that it will acquire privately held Kiva Systems, a warehouse automation solution, for $775 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2012. Shares jumped 3.9% from last Fridays closing price, indicating a positive sentiment from investors.

Kivas technology streamlines the process of picking, packing and shipping e-commerce products for delivery. The company uses mobile robots and superior control software, providing a more automated system in the fulfillment centers.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: PJ on July 15, 2012, 02:20:33 pm
Buy stuff here now... before Amazon starts charging the state sales taxes everywhere. Raginfratzen...  They've now gone from resisting this to wholesale cooperation. They're hoping you won't notice because of faster shipping... Yeah, right.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-04-27/why-the-amazon-naysayers-should-be-scared
I say at least 13 new centers because theres new news on that front almost every day. This morning, Amazon and Texas officials announced the company will begin collecting sales tax in Texas by this July and that Amazon will invest at least $200 million in new distribution centers in the state. Its one more example (California was another) where Amazon essentially blinked in its standoff with a state that wanted it to begin collecting sales tax. Yet Amazon still wins, because it builds the new distribution centers it needs to expand its operations. Bezos has perfected the art of architecting the win-win situation.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/102-8466456-6712928?ie=UTF8&nodeId=468512

Amazon to Acquire Kiva Systems
http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/71725/amazon-to-acquire-kiva-systems
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN - Analyst Report) has announced that it will acquire privately held Kiva Systems, a warehouse automation solution, for $775 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2012. Shares jumped 3.9% from last Fridays closing price, indicating a positive sentiment from investors.

Kivas technology streamlines the process of picking, packing and shipping e-commerce products for delivery. The company uses mobile robots and superior control software, providing a more automated system in the fulfillment centers.
They are opening a warehouse in my state this year; not exactly sure when.  I figured they would cave in sooner or later to gov pressure. 
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: OLD TIRED RN on September 01, 2012, 12:43:59 am
I just got Claire's "Bad Attitude" book. I didn't even know it was coming out.  I skipped the 172 things to do before the revolution as I already had both of the 100 things to do before the revolution.  My eye's are just feasting on another wonderful Claire Wolfe book. I didn't know that she was still writing, but surely hoped that she was.

Claire if you ever still look around here I miss the discussions you were part of so very much. Hope you are as well as possible. I wish that Mama Liberty or myself were near you so as to do the best health care for you that we could do. Hope you know some doctors and/or nurses, paramedics, someone to help you along as the years sneak up on you. They are sneaking up on my wife and I also. All best wishes/blessings to you and yours,

                                         RN
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: MamaLiberty on October 12, 2013, 12:06:31 pm
Claire could sure use a boost! If you have any plans to buy something from Amazon, now is the time.

http://www.amazon.com/?tag=clairewolfeco-20

Bookmark it and use it often. :) And, for a limited time, she'll get double the usual commission for those who use that link and then buy the "Prime" club deal.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: OLD TIRED RN on October 12, 2013, 06:09:12 pm
Thanks for letting us know about Claire's needs, Mama Liberty.  I'll be sure to remember her and use her as a pathway to Amazon.  Every little bit helps as the old saying goes.  Wishing you and Claire all the very best.  Sure do miss her.

                                            RN
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: Vince on October 13, 2013, 03:03:15 pm
Is this tag no longer helpful to Claire?

http://www.amazon.com/?tag=livifree07-20 (http://www.amazon.com/?tag=livifree07-20)

I've been using it for years, I'd hate to think it was not doing her any good.
Title: Re: Claire's store
Post by: MamaLiberty on October 13, 2013, 03:24:21 pm
Is this tag no longer helpful to Claire?

http://www.amazon.com/?tag=livifree07-20 (http://www.amazon.com/?tag=livifree07-20)

I've been using it for years, I'd hate to think it was not doing her any good.

I don't know. I'll go ask her, but I'd advise you change to the other link. I KNOW she gets the commission on that one.