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The Federalist Papers
The Federalist Papers
Paperback      ISBN: 0553213407
Three early American statesmen defend the political principles and ideologies set forth in the Constitution of the United States, in a new edition of the classic, first publishd in 1787 to encourage voters to ratify the proposed U.S. Constitution, in a volume that includes a complete text of the Contitution and Madison's original margin notations. Reissue.
The Logical Foundations of Constitutional Liberty: The Collected Works of James M. Buchanan
The Logical Foundations of Constitutional Liberty
The Collected Works of James M. Buchanan
Paperback      ISBN: 0865972141
The thirty-one papers presented in this volume offer scholars and general readers alike a comprehensive introduction to the work of one of the greatest economists of the modern era. Many of Buchanan
Theater of War: In Which the Republic Becomes an Empire
Theater of War
In Which the Republic Becomes an Empire
Paperback      ISBN: 1565848470
America's mainstream dissident debunks the "war on terrorism." After the election George W. Bush was so obviously in the service of the plutocracy that he could have been mistaken for a lawn jockey in the parking lot of a Houston golf club.... On September 11, like Pinocchio brushed with the good fairy's wand on old Gepetto's shelf of toys, the wooden figure turned into flesh and blood. A great leader had been born, within a month compared to Abraham Lincoln.from Theater of War In the two years since September 11, finding skeptics in the battle against evil has been a rare achievement. Unpopular opinions seldom make an appearance on the network news, and voices of dissent have been few and far between. Lewis Lapham is an exception. Almost alone among mainstream political commentators, he has had the courage to question the motive and feasibility, as well as the imperial pretension, of the Bush administration's infinite crusade against an unknown enemy and an abstract noun.
The Haunted Fifties: 1953-1963
The Haunted Fifties
1953-1963
Paperback      ISBN: 0316817481
Discusse the Eisenhower administration, the McCarthy hearings, U.S. foreign policy, the Civil Rights movement, the FBI, Khrushchev, and the Supreme Court
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Blinded by the Right
The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Paperback      ISBN: 1400047285
The author describes his disenchantment with the neo-conservative movement and offers an insider's view of the hypocrisy and treachery of the right-wing political force that abandoned its principles to sabotage the Clinton presidency.
How to Overthrow the Government
How to Overthrow the Government
Paperback      ISBN: 0060988312
The controversial political pundant offers her call to arms, arguing that Americans are eager to clean up government, root out corruption, and "throw the bums out", and should do so, quickly. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
U.S. Constitution for Beginners: Union and the Constitution
U.S. Constitution for Beginners
Union and the Constitution
Paperback      ISBN: 086316126x
Jews & Blacks: A Dialogue on Race, Religion, and Culture in America
Jews & Blacks
A Dialogue on Race, Religion, and Culture in America
Paperback      ISBN: 0452275911
Examining the issues that have united blacks and Jews in the past and that now separate them, two long-time friends and leading intellectuals try to restore the special relationship between the two groups in a hard-hitting and worthwhile exchange. Reprint.
The Debate on the Constitution: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, Part One/Septem
The Debate on the Constitution
Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification, Part One/Septem
Hardcover      ISBN: 0940450429
Original sources document the ratification of the Constitution, including state debates
Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet
Rise of the Vulcans
The History of Bush's War Cabinet
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670032999
The author presents a fascinating inside look at the advisors who have brought America to war twice in the last two years, covering Rumsfeld, Cheney, Powell, Armitage, Rice, Wolfowitz, and of course, President Bush. 50,000 first printing.