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The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World
The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World
by W Cleon Skousen
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This is the best-selling Original Authorized Edition regularly featured by Glenn Beck to Fox TV viewers as a Must Read The nation the Founders built is now in the throes of a political, economic, social, and spiritual crisis that has driven many to an... (read more)

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The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals
by Jane Mayer
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Mayer offers a riveting account of the Bush administration's reaction to 9/11 and its war on terrorism and civil liberties. Gripping and appalling in equal measure, The Dark Side details how and why our country stooped to torture and unlawful wiretapping... (read more)

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The Truth: With Jokes
The Truth: With Jokes
by Al Franken
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Still disgruntled over Election 2004? Let the irrepressible Al Franken salve your wounds with his sharp-edged commentary and piercing humor. Fans of Lies need this book now more than ever!... (read more)

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Thinking Points: Communicating Our American Values and Vision: A Progressive's Handbook
Thinking Points: Communicating Our American Values and Vision: A Progressive's Handbook
by George Lakoff
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Two years ago George Lakoff published the bestselling Don't Think of an Elephant Its account of the conservative monopoly on effective framing touched off a national discussion about political language. It also gave rise to a chorus of pleas for more... (read more)

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How the U. S. Government Works : and How It All Comes Together To Make a Nation (99 Edition)
How the U. S. Government Works : and How It All Comes Together To Make a Nation (99 Edition)
by Syl Sobel
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A fine classroom supplement and a solid information source for kids writing social studies reports, this book explains the federal system as it works today, more than two hundred years after the framers of the Constitution brought it into existence... (read more)

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On Democracy (Yale Nota Bene)
On Democracy (Yale Nota Bene)
by Robert A Dahl
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In this accessible and authoritative book, one of the most prominent political theorists of the time provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what democracy is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it confronts in the future.... (read more)

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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
by Chris Hedges
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It is often said that war is hell. But for many of the people who experience war first hand--civilians and soldiers alike--it is an emotionally intense and even exhilarating experience. War is an intoxicating and addictive elixir. It gives us purpose... (read more)

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The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South
The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South
by Vijay Prashad
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Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission
Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission
by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton
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In the words of the commission's co-chairmen, this is the compelling inside story of how the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States — more commonly known as the 9/11 Commission — managed to succeed against all odds in... (read more)

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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Vintage)
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Vintage)
by Raji Chandrasekaran
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Not to be lost amid the many books on Iraq, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, former Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post, gives us a fascinating look at what life inside the Green Zone was like in the first year of post-Saddam Iraq. Here Chandrasekaranââ... (read more)

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Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century
Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century
by Julia Sweig
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In 1945 the U.S. was the founding impulse behind the cornerstones of the International Community: the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and most of all the United Nations. Untainted by colonialism or fascism, heroic in warfare and idealistic at... (read more)

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Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
by Michael Moore
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The government has been seized by a ne'er-do-well rich boy and his elderly henchmen . . . Our great economic expansion is unraveling faster than a set of Firestones . . . Our water is poisoned, the ozone's in shreds, and the SUVs are advancing like a... (read more)

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Leviathan (96 Edition)
Leviathan (96 Edition)
by Thomas Hobbes
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Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces the... (read more)

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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Ali's memoir Infidel reveals an extraordinary woman who survived a harrowing early life, fled to the Netherlands to escape an arranged marriage, and was elected to that country's Parliament before death threats landed her under 24-hour guard. Not every... (read more)

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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (2ND 03 Edition)
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (2ND 03 Edition)
by Franklin
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A classic of eighteenth-century American history and literature, Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has had an influence perhaps unequaled by any other book by an American writer. Written ostensibly as a letter to his son William, Franklin's Autobiography... (read more)

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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)
by Robert Spencer
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Islam expert Robert Spencer reveals Islam's ongoing, unshakable quest for global conquest and why the West today faces the same threat as the Crusaders did--and what we can learn from their experience. A clarion call for the defense of the West before it... (read more)

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After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism)
After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism)
by Emmanuel Todd
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Widely reviewed and critically praised, Todd's work predicts that the United States is forfeiting its superpower status even as a Eurasian alliance bringing together Europe, Russia, Japan, and the Arab-Islamic world emerges.... (read more)

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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (The American Empire Project)
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (The American Empire Project)
by Noam Chomsky
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"Reading Chomsky today is sobering and instructive . . . He is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." -The New York Times Book Review An immediate national bestseller, Hegemony or Survival... (read more)

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Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
by Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel
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The best of Chomsky's recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power. In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three... (read more)

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Benjamin Franklin
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One of the most popular works of American literature, this charming self-portrait has been translated into nearly every language. It covers Franklin's life up to his prewar stay in London as representative of the Pennsylvania Assembly, including his... (read more)

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