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21st Century Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Papers: Curing Analytic Pathologies - Pathways to Improved Intelligence Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This study was prompted by a growing conviction — shared by others, to be sure — that improving the analytic products delivered by Intelligence Community components had to begin with a critical and thorough appraisal of the way those products are created... The Analytic Pathologies framework yields four insights that are crucial both to accurate diagnosis and to developing effective remedies.
The Bully Pulpit: A Journey Into the Bible Convolutions, Misuses and Impact Upon Politics and Society
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
The Bully Pulpit is a journey into the Bible, its convolutions, its misuses, both past and present, and its dangerous effect upon American politics and society in general. Unless the public actually begins to comprehend the sinister uses of a book of such faulty premises by self-appointed religious/political crusaders, then American democracy as we know it is in jeopardy.
Random Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A collection of short features and essays in my blog covering a period of over a year, talking about local events related to economics, politics and trivia in my corner of the world.
There Were No Banks In The Stone Age
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Questions about the financial crisis, taxpayers' bailout money, wealth gap, the 1%, and why? The book takes a hard-hitting look at the key issues: who is to blame, what happened to the TARP money, the income tax system, Wall St. bonuses, but most importantly, capitalism, the wealth gap, and the U.S. savings rate. His book will surprise many on both sides of the fence, both the 1% and the 99%.
Occupy Le Baño
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Occupy Wall Street has opened a dialogue about life as we know it in America. This book carries the discussion one step further reviewing the American system as it pertains to your health and well-being. Simple diagrams help you to map where you are and where you very likely want to be. Documented with helpful links throughout.
The 2012 Presidential Election
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A short but informative story about the upcoming presidential election.
Freebie
Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Five short pieces expressing ideas on some key issues. 1. Writers: George Orwell's views. 2. Tolerance: Freedom of speech. 3. Science 4. Sex and the Church:What the Bible says about sex 5. Flying Doctor: Ideas about old age and death.
Travesty in Haiti: A true account of Christian missions, orphanages, fraud, food aid and drug trafficking
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
TRAVESTY is an anthropologist’s personal story of working with foreign aid agencies and discovering that fraud, greed, corruption, apathy, and political agendas permeate the industry. It is a story of failed agricultural, health and credit projects; violent struggles for control over foreign aid; corrupt orphanage owners, pastors, and missionaries; the nepotistic manipulation of research funds.
One Man's Opinion: Thoughts on the Current State of African-American Culture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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Author Charles Story encourages African-Americans to engage in meaningful dialogue with each other about each other. One Man’s Opinion is a conversation with readers addressing critical issues within African American culture, including education, health, business, religion and family. He challenges readers to then move beyond talk and into action and suggests concrete ideas for next steps.
The Happy Pill: Portrait of a Middle-Class Homeowner During the Fallout of Economic Meltdown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
The Happy Pill uses a creative, narrative style to convey the realities about the past 12 years of the decay of American culture and the resulting financial meltdown fiasco in a way that wealthy, mainstream, popular media figures still refuse to do. The book offers a critical examination of the forces behind the huge transfer of wealth executed by politicians and their cheap interest agenda.
Understanding North Korea: Demystifying the World's Most Misunderstood Country
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
North Korea is one of the world's least understood, yet most important countries, all the more so with the recent death of Kim Jong Il. Almost no book, article, or other media makes sense of North Korea or presents it simply, without sensationalism or polarization. This brief book does.
The Great Right-wing Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Find out how the right-wing has been using you, your religion, your prejudices and your biases against you to support policies and laws that do nothing more than take YOUR hard-earned money and put it in the pockets of the wealthy.
Spin! How The News Media Misinform And Why Consumers Misunderstand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Conrad Communications LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book explains why news industry has changed dramatically in recent years and not for the best.
Tweets About Twits
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In "Tweets About Twits", blogger Frederick Meekins recalls a number of his most memorable headlines and quips as a longstanding member of the alternative media.
Head Figure Head: The Search for the Private Life of Rick Perry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Glen Maxey has written a riveting tale of his investigation into Texas Governor Rick Perry's alleged homosexual activities over his entire career in electoral politics.
Great American Myths
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Great American Myths is a must read for Americans who have been systematically conditioned to believe lie after lie, myth after myth, many against their own self interest. The book briefly explores human perception and how it is used to manipulate and misdirect, then provides a common sense discussion of some of the prevalent myths impacting America today.
Thinking Out Loud - The Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,230. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The 2008 election cycle through President Obama's first year in office, from the view of an average American. From the author's blog, Thinking Out Loud, and other published editorials.
Thrive! - Building A Thriving Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Thrive! - Building a Thriving Future" is a call for action and a manual for positive change and a thriving future. "Thrive!" helps people who want to create and sustain large, positive and timely change for themselves, their community, their nation and their world. "Thrive!" helps people build a better and thriving future.
Behind The Wheel: Memoir of a Bus Driver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Behind the Wheel explores the world of an urban transit bus driver. If you ever wanted to know what happens on buses late at night, what type of characters ride, or perhaps some of the bizarre predicaments drivers get themselves into, this interesting memoir is for you. Be forewarned, this book is not politically correct.
Death of a Gas Guzzler: A Controversial Approach to Reducing Foreign Oil Dependence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Alarmed by how dependence on petroleum impacts the economy, national security, and quality of life; Air Force veteran and filmmaker, Luis Aponte shares a letter he sent to the President of the United States, expressing his concerns on these issues. Banned from publication in China, "Death of a Gas Guzzler" reveals surprising automobile innovations that could help achieve energy independence.