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  • booksreddit.com:The Big Bamboozle: 9/11 and the War on Terror

    The Big Bamboozle: 9/11 and the War on Terror

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    From the perspective of a Boeing 767 captain and former “special activities” contract pilot, Philip Marshall straps the reader into the cockpits of hijacked commercial airliners to tell the story of the most sophisticated terrorist attack in history. Based on a comprehensive ten-year study into the murders of his fellow pilots on 9/11, he explains how hijackers, novice pilots at the controls of massive guided missiles, were able to beat United States Air Force fighters to iconic targets with …


  • booksreddit.com:From Dictatorship to Democracy

    From Dictatorship to Democracy

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    From Dictatorship to Democracy was a pamphlet, printed and distributed by Dr Gene Sharp and based on his study, over a period of forty years, on non-violent methods of demonstration. Now in its fourth edition, it was originally handed out by the Albert Einstein Institution, and although never actively promoted, to date it has been translated into thirty-one languages. This astonishing book travelled as a photocopied pamphlet from Burma to Indonesia, Serbia and most recently Egypt, Tunisia and…


  • booksreddit.com:GOP GPS: How to Find the Millennials and Urban Voters the Republican Party Needs to Survive

    GOP GPS: How to Find the Millennials and Urban Voters the Republican Party Needs to Survive

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    Editors’ Pick for the Conservative Book Club A roadmap to the future for Republicans With each passing election cycle, Republicans face stiffer and stiffer odds for winning elections at all levels. They have long relied on a combination of Baby Boomers and rural voters to propel them to victory in races for office. However, both of these populations will decline in the future. At the same time, the ranks of millennials and urban voters have exploded. Millennials (now the largest generatio…


  • booksreddit.com:Black Rednecks and White Liberals

    Black Rednecks and White Liberals

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    This explosive new book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. In a series of long essays, this book presents an i…


  • booksreddit.com:The Ethnic Phenomenon

    The Ethnic Phenomenon

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    Van den Berghe contends that intergroup relations are reducible to individuals competing for scarce resources. While social classes are grouped according to common material interests, ethnic groups are organized by real or punitive common descent–ultimately on the basis of common interests. The author argues that ethnic nepotism is, at its very foundation, biological. This new approach is expanded further, taking into account how ethnicity is responsive to a wide spectrum of environmental fa…


  • booksreddit.com:Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America

    Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America

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    In Skipping Towards Gomorrah, Dan Savage eviscerates the right-wing conservatives as he commits each of the Seven Deadly Sins himself (or tries to) and finds those everyday Americans who take particular delight in their sinful pursuits.  Among them:Greed:  Gamblers reveal secrets behind outrageous fortune.Lust: “We’re swingers!”-you won’t believe who’s  doing it.Anger: Texans shoot off some rounds and then listen to Dan fire off on his own about guns, gun  control, and the Second Amendment.Co…


  • booksreddit.com:Black Rednecks and White Liberals

    Black Rednecks and White Liberals

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    “What exactly is your 'fair share' of what someone else has worked for?” – based Thomas Sowell
    This explosive new book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. In a series of long essays, this book presents an i… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Migration und Politik im geteilten Deutschland während des Kalten Krieges: Die West-Ost-Migration...

    Migration und Politik im geteilten Deutschland während des Kalten Krieges: Die West-Ost-Migration…

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    Es ist bis heute kaum ins Bewusstsein der Öffentlichkeit gelangt, dass mehr als eine halbe Millionen Menschen in den 1950er und 1960erJahre vom Westen in den Osten des geteilten Deutschland abwanderten. Die West-Ost-Migration setzte sich zu zwei Dritteln aus Rückkehrern und zu einem Drittel aus erstmals zuwandernden Bundesbürgern zusammen. Die historisch-systematische Studie zeigt das ambivalente politische Handeln von Politik und Verwaltung der DDR gegenüber der West-Ost-Migration auf.


  • booksreddit.com:Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Soul...

    Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Soul…

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    When did the world get so liberally cucked?
    The brilliant, controversial, bestselling critique of American culture that “hits with the approximate force and effect of electroshock therapy” (The New York Times)—now featuring a new afterword by Andrew Ferguson in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition.THE BRILLIANT AND CONTROVERSIAL CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN CULTURE WITH NEARLY A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT  In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal of contemporary America that “hits w… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:'Don't Make the Black Kids Angry': The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.

    ‘Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry’: The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.

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    “Dear White People” new netflix original. Time to officially cancel.
    Black people are relentless victims of relentless white violence, often at the end of a badge — for No Reason What So Ever. That was the biggest news story of 2014 and it was easy to find in the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, Spike Lee, Oprah, USA Today, and lots of other places.The President got in on the act in 2014 when he told the Congressional Black Caucus about a “justice gap.” Where “too many young men of color feel targeted by law enforcement. Guilty of walking while black. Driving whil… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Shakedown: How Our Government is Undermining Democracy in the Name of Human Rights

    Shakedown: How Our Government is Undermining Democracy in the Name of Human Rights

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    Winner of the Writer’s Trust of Canada / Samara’s – Best Canadian Political Book of the Last 25 Years Part memoir, part investigative journalism, this is a shocking and controversial look at the corruption of Canada’s human rights commissions.“On January 11, 2008, I was summoned to a 90-minute government interrogation. My crime? As the publisher of Western Standard magazine, I had reprinted the Danish cartoons of Mohammed to illustrate a news story. I was charged with the offence of “discrimi…