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See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government's Submission to Jihad

Philip Haney · WND Books
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

One day after a prominent U. S. Muslim leader reacted to the November 2015 Paris attacks with a declaration that the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has nothing to do with Islam, President Obama made the same assertion. Who exactly is the enemy we face, not only in the Middle East but also...
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Trump's America: The Truth about Our Nation's Great Comeback

Newt Gingrich · Center Street
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

No one understands the Make America Great Again effort with more insight and more experience than former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Gingrich helped President Ronald Reagan "Make America Great Again" in 1980. He authored the Contract with America and spearheaded the 1994...
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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

Al Franken · Twelve
Pages: 406
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Bestseller"Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny. It made me deliriously happy." - Louise Erdrich, The New York Times p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px...
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Diaries of an Unfinished Revolution: Voices from Tunis to Damascus

Layla Al-Zubaidi · Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

An English PEN Award–winning collection of personal testimony from participants in the Arab Spring As revolution swept through the Arab world in spring of 2011, much of the writing that reached the West came via analysts and academics, experts and expats. We heard about...
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Doing Time Like A Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison

JOHN KIRIAKOU · Rare Bird Books, A Vireo Book
Format: Hardcover

On February 28, 2013, after pleading guilty to violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act, John Kiriakou began serving a thirty month prison sentence. His crime: blowing the whistle on the CIA's use of torture on Al Qaeda prisoners.Doing Time Like A Spy is Kiriakou's memoir...
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The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the Next Financial Crisis

Bob Ivry · PublicAffairs
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing - and should make us not just afraid but very afraid - are the shenanigans of the biggest banks since the crisis....
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Untitled on HRC

Jonathan Allen · Crown
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the riveting story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate,...
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The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea

Paul Ryan · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the intellectual leader of the Republican party, an unvarnished look into the state of the conservative movement today and a clear plan for what needs to be done to save the American Idea.THE WAY FORWARD challenges conventional thinking, outlines his political vision for 2014 and beyond,...
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The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America

Arthur C. Brooks · Broadside Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The prominent economist and president of the American Enterprise Institute - the leading intellectual think tank on the right - offers a bold new vision for conservatism as a movement for social and economic justice.In The Conservative Heart, Arthur C. Brooks contends that after years of focusing...
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America: Imagine a World without Her

Dinesh D'Souza · Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company, New York, NY
Pages: 289
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerIs America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is America still the hope of the world?Dinesh...
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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Eliza Griswold · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Prize-winning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold's Amity and Prosperity is an expose on how fracking shattered a rural Pennsylvania town, and how one lifelong resident brought the story into the national spotlight. This is an incredible true account of investigative journalism and a devastating...
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Tyrant

STEPHEN GREENBLATT · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright's insight into bad (and often mad) rulers.As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny....
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Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me

Ron Miscavige · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The only book to examine the origins of Scientology's current leader, RUTHLESS tells the revealing story of David Miscavige's childhood and his path to the head seat of the Church of Scientology told through the eyes of his father. Ron Miscavige's personal, heartfelt story is a riveting...
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Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

Joe Biden · Flatiron Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country. In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years; it was the one constant in what...
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