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Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto | [Mark R. Levin]

Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto

Conservative talk radio's fastest-growing superstar is also a New York Times best-selling phenomenon: the author of the groundbreaking critique of the Supreme Court, Men in Black, and the deeply personal dog lover's memoir Rescuing Sprite, Mark R. Levin now delivers the book that characterizes both his devotion to his more than 5 million listeners and his love of our country and the legacy of our Founding Fathers.
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Conservative talk radio's fastest-growing superstar is also a New York Times best-selling phenomenon: the author of the groundbreaking critique of the Supreme Court, Men in Black, and the deeply personal dog lover's memoir Rescuing Sprite, Mark R. Levin now delivers the book that characterizes both his devotion to his more than 5 million listeners and his love of our country and the legacy of our Founding Fathers.

Liberty and Tyranny is Mark R. Levin's clarion call to conservative America, a new manifesto for the conservative movement for the 21st century.

In the face of the modern liberal assault on Constitution-based values, an attack that has steadily snowballed since President Roosevelt's New Deal of the 1930s and resulted in a federal government that is a massive, unaccountable conglomerate, the time for re-enforcing the intellectual and practical case for conservatism is now. Conservative beliefs in individual freedoms do, in the end, stand for liberty for all Americans, while liberal dictates lead to the breakdown of civilized society - in short, tyranny.

Looking back to look to the future, Levin writes, "Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are our founding principles." And in a series of powerful essays, Levin lays out how conservatives can counter the liberal corrosion that has filtered into every timely issue affecting our daily lives, from the economy to health care, global warming, immigration, and more -- and illustrates how change, as seen through the conservative lens, is always prudent, and always an enhancement to individual freedom.

As provocative, well-reasoned, robust, and informed as his on-air commentary, Levin's narrative will galvanize listeners to begin a new era in conservative thinking and action.

©2009 Simon & Schuster, Inc.; ©2009 Mark R. Levin

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    Cindy Fresno, CA, USA 07-02-09
    Cindy Fresno, CA, USA 07-02-09 Member Since 2006
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    "NOTHING BASED ON FACT"

    I believe in hearing both sides of an argument and this book is full of many but as arguments go they must be backed up with proofs. This book has none that I could find. The author does us quotes from historical figures, but, as we should have learned from the Bible and religion, quotes can be taken just about any way we desire. This author has a very narrow minded view of the world and makes assumptions about others based on nothing but, what he calls, "observations". Don't we all wish things were that simple. This book, by its publishing and subsequent best seller status, implies that any of us can make assumptions about what others are thinking based on pure observation. Please learn your history folks. That is a more accurate avenue for understanding the liberal mind and why people think a certain way and others another.

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    Michael Huntington Beach, CA, USA 05-03-09
    Michael Huntington Beach, CA, USA 05-03-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Too much complaining"

    This book starts out great by highlighting the intellect of the founding fathers and their call for liberty for all. Unfortunately, the author spends the majority of the book putting down people who call for the provision of liberty to all through the reform of the economic system. Also, he puts down people who believe in reforming our sources of energy and who agree with maintaining the composition of the atmosphere. Then the book describes how migration has contributed to the modification of US culture from a democratic culture to a culture of concentrated oppressive power and how the nation has been infiltrated and damaged by illegal immigration. Overall, the concept of liberty is described well in that individuals should be free from arbitrary bureaucratic control but the concept of liberty is confused with specific views on modern issues such as the movement for clean energy which contributes to division among differing groups. There are many people who believe in clean energy harvested in a dispersed manner which contributes to liberty by providing freedom from concentrated and regulated dirty energy production. In closing, this book may both please you and frustrate you depending on your past experiences and it continues to confuse ideas regarding liberty and money, but the name of the book is Liberty and Tyranny so I suppose it delivers on both topics embarrassingly.

    11 of 54 people found this review helpful
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    Tim LADY LAKE, FL, USA 04-22-09
    Tim LADY LAKE, FL, USA 04-22-09
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    EVERYTHING Mr Levin writes in his book is coming True. The left is making a full frontal assault on our most cherished liberties. Soon we will not be free from Tyrany. Read this book and then GET INVOLVED. There is still time to reclaim America "for the People" as our founding Fathers envissioned, but ,TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
    By the way, I'm one of those"EXTREEME RIGHT WING RADICALS " that must be "CLOSELY MONITORED" (spied upon) because I believe in God, free speech,the right to bear arms, marriage between a man and a woman only, and SMALLER not BIGGER Government!!

    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
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