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Political Instincts: A Novel of Amazing Thailand
By F. Scott Sinclair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction
This novel is based upon the theory of Participatory democracy as envisioned by Professor Harlan Watt. His theory was so provocative and threatening to the American elite, Professor Harlan was murdered by his own government for being a national security risk.
Le despotisme démocratique
By Alexis de Tocqueville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: French. Published: April 18, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
Tocqueville se livre à un ensemble d’observations et d’analyses de la société américaine et de son système politique. Il note que c’est l’égalité et non la liberté qui constitue le caractère distinctif des démocraties et que la tendance à l’égalisation des conditions (à la fois formelle et réelle) comporte un risque pour la liberté. Il s'agit d'un livre culte.
Sceptic at Large
By Roger Helmer MEP
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
A controversial critique of the European Union by maverick Conservative MEP Roger Helmer. If you want to understand British politics from the right of centre viewpoint then this book is essential. "Well-informed and merciless" - Lord Nigel Lawson. "Our national debate is the richer for a Sceptic at Large," Rt Hon. John Redwood MP.
Revolution on the Ground
By Steven Greffenius
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
ROTG explains why American citizens must alter or abolish their government to preserve their freedom. The book also details the best means of revolution: non-violent, constitutional, based on civil disobedience. Revolution based on citizens' resistance to government can create a successful new republic. Essays include Means to Resist, States' Rights, Strong Citizens, and Why Torture Matters.
Ireland and the Commonwealth: Towards Membership
By Roy Garland
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,230. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Essay
As Ireland marks the 60th anniversary of the declaration of the Republic, is it time to reconsider the country's membership of the Commonwealth?
My Country Tears of Thee
By Bob and Penny Lord
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction
When did we stop singing this love song to our country? It was so subtle; did it just sort of disappear with many of the other patriotic traditions that our country stood for? How many of us still remember this song, reminding us of the price paid by our fathers--the hopes and dreams of our ancestors, as they struggled in filthy disease-ridden holds of ships bringing them to a new land.
Seven Truths for a New Age
By Lawrence John Brown
Price: Free! Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
If I could speak before the UN, I’d say: 1. No one can own our Mother Earth. 2. God is present in the world and there is no evil. 3. All things are conscious and are created with rights. 4. The physical universe was designed by non-physical beings. 5. The main purpose of government is protecting rights. 6. There are too many people on Spaceship Earth. 7. Power tends to corrupt all who hold it.
A Year in Tyr
By Eric Jonas Swensson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is the memoir of an American who spent 2009-2010 with his family in Tyr, Lebanon near the border with Israel. Become an armchair expat as he shares his experiences of anti-American bias and the chances of a war with Israel constantly looming. You will be fascinated to walk through Tyr vicariously, and troubled as you realize what lurks below the surface there also lurks here and everywhere.
Can Britain leave the EU? A Warning from History
By Rupert Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
There are many who would like Britain to leave the European Union. But the question is whether Britain would be allowed to do so. In this booklet historian Rupert Matthews looks at previous multinational associations then compares them to the EU to show that EU Commission has taken to itself the legal powers to frustrate attempts at secession. We might yet see the panzers in Parliament Square.
Once Indivisible, Now Divided
By Wendy Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Our nation is severely in debt, our unemployment is high, schools are closing down,and health care costs are bankrupting many in America today. Our government is divided and can't seem to get along enough to save our nation from a financial crisis and another great depression. The political decisions that caused all these problems are discussed in this book. There are facts that will amaze you.