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Salvador
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12/31/2013 9:57:45 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
What are some good books about politics. Preferably books about Republicans and democrats ideals, if there any kind of those books. Thanks in advance.
TheHitchslap
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1/1/2014 11:38:11 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 12/31/2013 9:57:45 PM, Salvador wrote:
What are some good books about politics. Preferably books about Republicans and democrats ideals, if there any kind of those books. Thanks in advance.

Letters to a young contrarian - Hitchens
Hegemony or survival - Chomsky
Power structures (collection of interviews) - Chomsky
Death of the liberal class - Hedges
Leviathan - Hobbes
Treatises of Government - Locke
The Prince - Machivelli
Letter concerning toleration - Locke
Utilitarianism - JS Mill
Communist Manifesto - Marx
Two concepts of liberty - Isaih Berlin
The Hedgehog and the Fox - Isaiah Berlin
No One Left To Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family - Christopher Hitchens
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kawaii_crazy
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1/3/2014 12:05:14 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 1/1/2014 11:38:11 PM, TheHitchslap wrote:
At 12/31/2013 9:57:45 PM, Salvador wrote:
What are some good books about politics. Preferably books about Republicans and democrats ideals, if there any kind of those books. Thanks in advance.

Letters to a young contrarian - Hitchens
Hegemony or survival - Chomsky
Power structures (collection of interviews) - Chomsky
Death of the liberal class - Hedges
Leviathan - Hobbes
Treatises of Government - Locke
The Prince - Machivelli
Letter concerning toleration - Locke
Utilitarianism - JS Mill
Communist Manifesto - Marx
Two concepts of liberty - Isaih Berlin
The Hedgehog and the Fox - Isaiah Berlin
No One Left To Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family - Christopher Hitchens
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ClassicRobert
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1/3/2014 7:15:59 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 12/31/2013 9:57:45 PM, Salvador wrote:
What are some good books about politics. Preferably books about Republicans and democrats ideals, if there any kind of those books. Thanks in advance.

Nobody has ever written about either of those things. Sorry.
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1/3/2014 5:28:18 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Pretty impressive list.

Would add
The Law - Fredric Bastiat
"If you are a racist I will attack you with the north"- Abraham Lincoln

"Do not wear clothing woven of two kinds of material" - Leviticus 19 19

"War is a racket" - Smedley Butler