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The Truth and Conspiracy of the Non-Government-Approved (NGA) Plan for Health and Longevity
By Lars Poissonnet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
0.5 star(2.50 from 4 reviews)
Those in control (TICs) do not want me to publish this book and they don’t want you to read it. This book exposes the real reasons why the world is getting fat and fatter and why your health is going from bad to worse. It’s all a plan to control you and those you care for including past, present and future generations.The pandemics of malnutrition, obesity and type 2 diabetes have been planned!
Alternating Views 2.0
By Jeffrey V. Perry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Alternating Views 2.0 is a compendium, or perhaps, more precisely, a compilation of essays of ideas, of comments, and of critiques on a variety of subjects, with no particular rhymes or reason. It suggests what is called today, “thinking outside of the box,” if you will? The essays in Alternating Views 2.0 explain how ideas are not there until they are there.
Law and the Search for Community
By Joel F. Handler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
Thank You For Being Young
By Andrew Lerner
Price: Free! Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A venture capital executive draws on a wide variety of business, government, and societal trends to illustrate how most major challenges facing younger adults are exacerbated by age biases. 2011 eLit award winner.
Myth and Hypocrisy Exposed: Why 90% of Black People Vote for Democrats
By AL Lavallis
Price: $4.37 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Why do Black People vote for Democrats? Well in the words of Malcom X, as portrayed by Denzel Washington in the Spike Lee movie Malcom X: they've been had; took; hoodwinked; bamboozled; and led astray. Diving head first into the political arena with this entertaining and eye opening new book, this new author, AL Lavallis, seeks to answer that perplexing question in Myth and Hypocrisy Exposed.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
By C. Fraser Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
By Peter Gabel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
Return Of The Brown People
By Andy Wilkinson
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Approximately six hundred years ago Europeans came to this country, killed many of the brown people, (with weapons or diseases), and ran the rest of them off or put them on reservations. It looks like the brown people are coming to get it back.
Gay Marriage is not Logical
By E. Reltso
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Many people wrongly feel they should be 'tolerant' of gay marriage and not oppose it, even though it is not something they would do personally. This book explains the falsity of this notion. Gays won the legal right to be left alone in the 2003 case of Lawrence v. Texas. They are no longer on the defensive. Their goal with gay marriage is to proactively compel acceptance of gayness as normal.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
By I.C. Thruit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
Shoveling Smoke: Laws & Regulations Smother Jobs & Economy
By James Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Like it or not, America gets 4 more years of Obama & Democrat policies. Like shoveling smoke, Obama & those like him are never there, and never responsible. Nothing sticks. Mincing no words, Firenze Sage, aka James A. Jackson, comments on laws and the stories which shapes our world. Attorney Jackson places responsibility on Obama and years of liberals. You will cry. And laugh.
Is It Ever Okay To Steal?
By James Benitez
Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Politics & Government
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever taken what’s not rightfully yours? We’ve all been told stealing is bad, but many continue to steal. Some make excuses for stealing. Some steal without knowing they’re stealing. Does that make it alright? When, if ever, is it okay to steal?
50 Key Questions Only We The People Can Answer
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
From August through October 2010, Stanley Bronstein walked all 50 states of the USA. Inside you will discover the 13 Self-evident Truths he learned about America and the 50 Key Questions We The People MUST ask and answer if America is to be saved.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
By Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
By Amitai Etzioni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Atheists, Agnostics, Progressive Minds: Busy Bacteria On A Speck Of Dust
By John Cannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A progressive book collection of truly intelligent thoughts from the greatest progressive minds in history as well as a few quotes from regressive, conservative fools just for comparison. A great progressive gift, too
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A pithy, clear guide to creating and evaluating theory in the social sciences. Using a simple model of theory assessment--and applying it in depth to foundational and still-relevant social and economic theorists such as Durkheim, Marx and Parsons--Dr. Smelser shows the way to a better understanding of what social theory is supposed to accomplish and how to read it critically. New Introductions.
The Wisdom of our Ancestors
By Gary Wonning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Essay » Political
There is an extreme shortage of common sense in today’s world, I often think back to what my parents and grandparents believed and said, at the time I thought they were totally out of their mind and ignored it. I now wish I would have listened and followed their advice more often. It is in this light I have decided to publish some of my random thoughts based on the views of our ancestors.
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey
By Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey, a follow-up survey to the 2012 Ohio Values Survey, was designed to gauge Ohio voters’ opinions on three important issue areas as they begin to look toward the 2014 mid-term elections.
Roots and Fruits: The Conquest of America by the Culture of Death
By Anthony Horvath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
How did America become a place where those with Down syndrome and spina bifida are aborted in huge numbers? How can it tolerate aborting a child just because it is a girl or killing a twin in the womb so that only one child is born alive? Why are Americans being reduced to numbers and Quality Adjusted Life Years, poised to ration care if you are too old or infirm? This is the culture of death.