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Introduction to Dumb-Ass Theory
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Price: Free! Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book is intended for those readers who have little or no knowledge of recent scholarship in Dumb-Ass Theory, such as people who are unfamiliar with the work of Hunza, Kopecki and Taylor. Even people who have yet to study Lawrence and Kirokota will profit from the exhaustive survey which this book provides.
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects, is a defence of freedom of speech without exceptions. It begins with a standard defence of speech in sexual matters, and continues with racism, Islamic radicalism and holocaust denial. It is a controversial work of hard core libertarian polemic.
Connections: Celebration, Wisdom and Commentary from Dunedin Methodist Parish
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Arising from a New Zealand context and touching on universal issues, Connections offers 45 responses from the people of Dunedin Methodist Parish to the challenge of being church and living out the gospel in their community. The articles, selected from weekly contributions 2007–2013, are grouped into five broad categories, and cover diverse topics.
U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide - Theory and Principles, Components of COIN Strategy, NGOs, Country Teams, Private Sector, USAID, Afghanistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Guide, the first of its kind in almost half a century, distills the best of contemporary thought, historical knowledge, and hard-won practice. It is the best kind of doctrinal work: intellectually rigorous, yet practical.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.
A Conservative's Thoughts on Rights and Duties, their Duality, and some Implications
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
An understanding of individual rights and individual duties, especially their nature as individual endowments rather than as attributes of groups of men or as grants from some men acting in a "government's" name, forms a critical part of Conservative thought. With Americans broadly divided on what rights and duties really are, now is the time to lay out the Conservative's view of these concepts.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek
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Price: Free! Words: 69,230. Language: Dutch. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Het zopas verschenen boek van Vlaams Belang-voorzitter Gerolf Annemans, waarin het project van de Vlaamse ontvoogding wordt scherp gesteld
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
Australian Politics -The Alternative Commission of Audit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The newly elected Australian government appointed a Commission of Audit, a group of conservative businessmen. The result they produced sent the population shuddering at the horrifying vision they painted. We have produced our own Audit report, a vision by the People, for the People. It paints a far rosier picture that would build a fairer, more equitable and inclusive Australia.
The Currency Paradox
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Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
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With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
Russia's Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences - Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, al-Qaeda, Islamic Unrest, Grozny, Beslan Incident, Tsarnaev Brothers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph examines the underlying issues behind the continuing low-level Islamist insurgency movement in the Russian North Caucasus.
The 10% Solution: Simplifying The Tax Code In The New Economy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A short history of taxation, a treatise on suggested alternatives to tax reform, and a modest proposal by the author which would eliminate the need for the tax code altogether. This book was written in response to President Barack Obama's call for suggestions from the public for tax reform, and is based on the author's experience with the complex issues of taxation and its financial impacts.
Economics: Household Management
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This one returns Economics to its original meaning, household management and identifies entropy, not scarcity, as the problem and cooperation, not competition, as the solution. It addresses the two defects in money ignored by the prevailing scarcity-competition orthodoxy; that money originates as interest-bearing debt and that money has no definition of its value.
Freedom, Fascists, Fools, & Frauds: Bapton Books Position Papers and Other Critical Pieces, 2011 – 2014
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Series: Bapton Books Position Papers, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Free speech, free minds ... the assault is unremitting on these liberties. The partners in Bapton Books have a few words on that, and a Classical Liberal perspective on fighting back.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
Profiles in Leadership: Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its Predecessors - Iran Hostage Crisis, Gulf War, Iran-Contra, Iraq War, 9/11, Seymour Hersh, Family Jewels
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The profiles depict the 23 leaders in the context of their times, describing their triumphs and their setbacks not in isolation but as elements in a larger drama of domestic politics and foreign affairs. Their stories are inspiring, sometimes sobering, and always fascinating.
Learning From the Enemy: The Gunman Project - Espionage at the Moscow U.S. Embassy, Soviet Spying, IBM Selectric Typewriter Bugs, Great Seal Implant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This NSA paper examines the nature of the Soviet electronic penetration and the damage assessment of Soviet access to typewriters at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. This history of Project GUNMAN will also answer such questions as how the typewriter bugs were discovered and how they worked.
Al-Qaida, the Tribes, and the Government - Lessons and Prospects for Iraq's Unstable Triangle, Middle East Studies Paper, al-Qaeda, the Awakening
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As part of its anti-American insurgency in the Sunni areas, Al-Qaida's policy errors, characterized by an arrogant and uncompromising approach to tribal economic, social, and cultural interests, as well as the alienation of the existing tribal leadership, engendered considerable popular discontent and contributed to an eventual shifting of tribal alliances to the United States.
States Have Rights
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014 by Rosstrum Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Our founders, the drafters of the constitutions of our States and our Federal government, appreciated the sovereignty of the individual. They knew that “men of darkness” would always be with us and always tempt us to trade liberty for unattainable utopia. As Benjamin Franklin said, “They who would give up essential Liberty to purchase a little temporary Safety deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
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Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is about the changing landscape of politics in India. It also evaluates evolution of Indian mores and values in the recent years. This book explores contrasting visions of Indian growth, development, defense and role of religion in society. It captures the rise of common man and more importantly the need of true rise of common man in Indian politics.