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  • booksreddit.com:Russia's Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II

    Russia’s Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II

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    ‘The United States is a country of machines. Without the use of these machines through Lend-Lease, we would lose this war.’ ―Josef Stalin (1943), quoted in W. Averell Harriman and Elie Abel, Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, Random House, N.Y., 1975, p. 277 The United States shipped more than $12 billion in Lend-Lease aid to Stalin’s Russia during World War II. Materials lent, beginning in late 1941 before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, included airplanes and tanks, loco…


  • booksreddit.com:Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left

    Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Change

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    Ronald Reagan: “How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.”
    “Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as beyond the political pale. But who are the real fascists in our midst?Liberal Fascism offers a startling new perspective on the theories and practices that define fascist politics. Replacing conveniently manufactured myths with surprising and enlightening research, Jonah Go… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:To the Flag: The Unlikely History of the Pledge of Allegiance

    To the Flag: The Unlikely History of the Pledge of Allegiance

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    For over one hundred years, it has been deeply ingrained in American culture. Saluting the flag in public schools began as part of a national effort to Americanize immigrants, its final six words imbuing it with universal hope and breathtaking power. Now Richard Ellis unfurls the fascinating history of the Pledge of Allegiance and of the debates and controversies that have sometimes surrounded it. For anyone who has ever recited those thirty-one words, To the Flag provides an unprecedented hi…


  • booksreddit.com:The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America

    The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America

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    The Right Nation is not “for” liberals, and it’s not “for” conservatives. It’s for any of us who want to understand one of the most important forces shaping American life. How did America’s government become so much more conservative in just a generation? Compared to Europe-or to America under Richard Nixon-even President Howard Dean would preside over a distinctly more conservative nation in many crucial respects: welfare is gone; the death penalty is deeply rooted; abortion is under siege; …


  • booksreddit.com:The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

    The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

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    James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s. Now Bamford describes the transformation of the NSA since 9/11, as the agency increasingly turns its high-tech ears on the American public.The Shadow Factory reconstructs how the NSA missed a chance to thwart the 9/11 hijackers and details how this mistake has led to a heightening of domestic surveillance. In disturbing detail, Bamford describes exactl…


  • booksreddit.com:A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

    A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

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    DAILY REMINDER: JOHN MCCAIN IS A SOROS PUPPET
    Over 3 Million Copies Sold! Celebrate 50 years since the release of Phyllis Schlafly's monumental A Choice Not an Echo, the book that launched the conservative resurgence of the late 20th century. This special updated and expanded edition contains 50 percent new material placing the book in its historical context and applying the book's lessons to the issues of today. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton

    No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton

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    Trump on Clinton: “I think she's an embarrassment for this country.”
    “Just as the necessary qualification for a good liar is a good memory, so the essential equipment of a would-be lie detector is a good timeline, and a decent archive.” In NO ONE LEFT TO LIE TO, a New York Times bestseller, Christopher Hitchens casts an unflinching eye on the Clinton political machine and offers a searing indictment of a president who sought to hold power at any cost. With blistering wit and meticulous documentation, Hitchens masterfully deconstructs Clinton's abject propensit… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Throne of Saturn

    Throne of Saturn

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    Excellent Condition, normal wear to cover, ships within 24 hours!


  • booksreddit.com:The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making...

    The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making…

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    Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs has evolved over the last two centuries.”The definitive social history of the medical profession in America….A monumental achievement.”—H. Jack Geiger, M.D., New York Times Book Review


  • booksreddit.com:Getting Haiti Right This Time: The U.S. and the Coup (Read and Reist)

    Getting Haiti Right This Time: The U.S. and the Coup (Read and Reist)

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    Did Aristide leave Haiti voluntarily? Why did the U.S. want him out? What does the regime change mean for the health of Haitians? Did Aristide “overstay his welcome,” in the words of Vice President Dick Cheney, who never had a welcome in his own country to overstay? After 35 coups, what does the double entendre mean to get Haiti “right” this time?From Noam Chomsky, author of the 100,000 copy cloth best seller, Hegemony and Survival, from Paul Farmer, subject of the New York Times biography by…