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Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama

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Sending the National Guard to the Arizona border . . .Cutting back-room deals to pass health-care reform . . .Conducting troop surges in Iraq and Afghanistan . . .Considering trying known terrorists in civilian court . . .Which of these moves have been pinheadedand which have been patriotic?

While the changes that took place in America during PresidentObamas first eighteen months in office are dizzying to eventhink about, their real-life impact on the average American isa helluva lot stronger than that. Blood pressures have soaredand tempers have reached the boiling point over the shifts inhealth care, immigration, national security, energy, and the environment—andthen theres the economy. The president and his administration have gotten folksriled. But some greedy Wall Streeters, a partisan Congress, and the media have also widened the national divide. Through it all, Bill OReilly can be counted on to cut through the rhetoric and tell you whats good and whats bad for you.

OReilly sorts it all out with his trademark mix of humor and bluster in his

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Television host, razor sharp political pundit, and #1 bestselling author Bill OReilly focuses in on where we all stand in the Age of Obama in Pinheads and Patriots. In this brave, hard-hitting, provocative volume, the author of Culture Warrior and A Bold, Fresh Piece of Humanity guides Americans through the extensive transformations sweeping their country and explains exactly what these profound changes mean for every one of us.

About the Author

For more than thirteen years, Bill O'Reilly has presided over The O'Reilly Factor on the FOX News Channel, the highest-rated cable news program, frequently topping those offered by broadcast networks. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner as well as the recipient of a Governor's Award from the Boston/New England chapter of the prestigious National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Before becoming executive producer and anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, he served as a national correspondent for ABC News and as an anchor of the nationally syndicated news magazine program Inside Edition. He is the author of numerous megabestsellers, including A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity, a deeply personal memoir that has sold more than one million copies and appeared high on the New York Times bestseller list for more than fifty-two weeks, as well as four previous nonfiction works, all of which went to number one on that same list. In addition, The O'Reilly Factor for Kids outsold all other children's nonfiction titles in 2005. All in all, more than five million copies of O'Reilly's books are in circulation. He holds master's degrees from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and from Boston University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061950735
Author:
Oreilly, Bill
Publisher:
Harper Paperbacks
Author:
O'Reilly, Bill
Subject:
Politics-Political Science
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 x 0.648649 in 7.44 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Television host, razor sharp political pundit, and #1 bestselling author Bill OReilly focuses in on where we all stand in the Age of Obama in Pinheads and Patriots. In this brave, hard-hitting, provocative volume, the author of Culture Warrior and A Bold, Fresh Piece of Humanity guides Americans through the extensive transformations sweeping their country and explains exactly what these profound changes mean for every one of us.
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