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    • Economics in One Lesson

    • By: Henry Hazlitt
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Called by H.L. Mencken, "one of the few economists in history who could really write," Henry Hazlitt achieved lasting fame for his brilliant but concise work. In it, he explains basic truths about economics and the economic fallacies responsible for unemployment, inflation, high taxes, and recession.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Guide to Conservative Economics

    • By Erin&Merilee DeSpain on 08-13-05

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Amusing Ourselves to Death

    • Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
    • By: Neil Postman
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 714
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      4 out of 5 stars 568
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 557

    In this eloquent and persuasive book, Neil Postman examines the deep and broad effects of television culture on the manner in which we conduct our public affairs, and how "entertainment values" have corrupted the very way we think. As politics, news, religion, education, and commerce are given less and less expression in the form of the printed word, they are rapidly being reshaped to suit the requirements of television.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Content Read at Warp Speed

    • By chaoticmuse on 03-17-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market - Scholar's Edition

    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 57 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
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      5 out of 5 stars 67

    Murray N. Rothbard's great treatise, Man, Economy, and State, and its complementary text, Power and Market, are here combined into a single audiobook edition as they were written to be. It provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory, a reconstruction of many aspects of that theory, a rigorous criticism of alternative schools, and an inspiring look at a science of liberty that concerns nearly everything and should concern everyone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Austrian Economics

    • By Greek Samiotis on 04-13-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Economic Facts and Fallacies

    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 627
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    Economic Facts and Fallacies is designed for people who want to understand economic issues without getting bogged down in economic jargon, graphs, or political rhetoric. Writing in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics, Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues, including many that are widely disseminated in the media and by politicians.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for closed minds

    • By Donald on 09-10-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Men in Black

    • How the Supreme Court is Destroying America
    • By: Mark R. Levin
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 676
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 298

    The Supreme Court endorses terrorists' rights, flag burning, and importing foreign law. Is that in the Constitution? You're right: it's not. But these days the Constitution is no restraint on our out-of-control Supreme Court. The Court imperiously strikes down laws and imposes new ones purely on its own arbitrary whims. Even though liberals like John Kerry are repeatedly defeated at the polls, the majority on the allegedly "conservative" Supreme Court reflects their views and wields absolute power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Recommended reading.

    • By Jay Kuykendall on 11-16-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Happiness Is a Serious Problem

    • A Human Nature Repair Manual
    • By: Dennis Prager
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
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      4 out of 5 stars 187
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 186

    When you ask people about their most cherished values in life, "happiness" is always at the top of the list. But surprisingly few people claim real happiness. We seem to be completely satisfied with nothing, and indeed, there is little correlation between the circumstances of people's lives and how happy they are.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Changed my life!

    • By Migga on 04-12-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Who Killed Homer?

    • The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom
    • By: Victor Davis Hanson, John Heath
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    For over two millennia in the West, familiarity with the literature, philosophy, and values of the Classical World has been synonymous with education itself. The traditions of the Greeks explain why Western Culture’s unique tenets of democracy, capitalism, civil liberty, and constitutional government are now sweeping the globe. Yet the general public in America knows less about its cultural origins than ever before, as Classical education rapidly disappears from our high school and university curricula.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Required reading

    • By Sotiris on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Human Action

    • A Treatise on Economics
    • By: Ludwig von Mises
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 47 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
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    Human Action is the most important book on political economy you will ever own. It was (and remains) the most comprehensive, systematic, forthright, and powerful defense of the economics of liberty ever written. This is the Scholar's Edition: accept no substitute. You will treasure this volume. The Scholar's Edition is the original, unaltered treatise (originally published in 1949) that shaped a generation of Austrians and made possible the intellectual movement that is leading the global charge for free markets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Theory of everything

    • By Jakob on 02-24-15

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Technopoly

    • The Surrender of Culture to Technology
    • By: Neil Postman
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, Postman chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it. According to Postman, technology is rapidly gaining sovereignty over social institutions and national life to become self-justifying, self-perpetuating, and omnipresent. He warns that this will have radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, religion, family, education, and more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Error in recording

    • By D. Cassidy on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $18.86

    • What's So Great About Christianity

    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 307

    Is Christianity obsolete? Can an intelligent, educated person really believe the Bible? Or do the atheists have it right? In his new book, best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza ( What's So Great about America) investigates both Christianity and atheism and their influences on culture to show why there is, indeed, something great about Christianity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done!

    • By Evening Stars on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • What Has Government Done to Our Money?

    • and The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar
    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
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    The Mises Institute is pleased to present this audio edition of Rothbard's most famous monetary essay - the one that has influenced two generations of economists, investors, and business professionals. The Mises Institute has united this book with its natural complement: a detailed reform proposal for a 100 percent gold dollar. "The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar" was written a decade before the last vestiges of the gold standard were abolished.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth it's weight in gold

    • By Reuben on 03-09-13

    Regular price: $14.00

    • What Great Salespeople Do

    • The Science of Selling Through Emotional Connection and the Power of Story
    • By: Michael Bosworth, Ben Zoldan
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
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      4 out of 5 stars 121
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Breakthroughs in neuroscience have determined that people don’t make decisions solely on the basis of logic; in fact, emotions play the dominant role in most decision-making processes. What Great Salespeople Do gives you the tools and techniques to influence change and win more sales.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best sales book available

    • By Scott Vandivier on 04-24-15

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Nathan Bedford Forrest

    • A Biography
    • By: Jack Hurst
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    In this detailed and fascinating account of the legend of the "Wizard of the Saddle," we see a man whose strengths and flaws were both of towering proportions, a man possessed of physical valor perhaps unprecedented among his countrymen. And, ironically, Forrest - the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan - was a man whose social attitudes may well have changed farther in the direction of racial enlightenment over the span of his lifetime than those of most American historical figures.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dry but Thorough

    • By Justin Swihart on 07-21-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • For a New Liberty

    • The Libertarian Manifesto
    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
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    In For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto, Rothbard proposes a once-and-for-all escape from the two major political parties, the ideologies they embrace, and their central plans for using state power against people. Libertarianism is Rothbard's radical alternative that says state power is unworkable and immoral, and ought to be curbed and finally overthrown.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm a Ron Paul Libertarian but this is a good

    • By monte reed on 03-20-12

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Bearing the Cross

    • Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    • By: David J. Garrow
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 34 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
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      4 out of 5 stars 95
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. David J. Garrow had unrestricted access to Martin Luther King's personal papers, to thousands of pages of newly released FBI documents and more than 700 interviews with King's closest friends and enemies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great but long

    • By Thomas on 04-29-10

    Regular price: $34.96

    • The Dark Side of Genius

    • The Life of Alfred Hitchcock
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 23 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
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      4 out of 5 stars 170
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    Acclaimed biographer Donald Spoto explores the roots of Hitchcock’s obsessions - with food, murder, and idealized love, among others - and traces the origins of his incomparable, bizarre genius, from his childhood and education to the golden years of his career. Based on interviews with his writers, actors, and longtime associates, and on exhaustive research, The Dark Side of Genius is the definitive biography of Alfred Hitchcock.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hitch's life and phobias keep you "Spellbound"

    • By bookbug on 12-24-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Making of a Chef

    • Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America
    • By: Michael Ruhlman
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 308
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      4 out of 5 stars 174
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    Ruhlman propels himself and his readers through a score of kitchens and classrooms, from Asian and American regional cuisines to lunch cookery and even table waiting, in search of the elusive, unnamable elements of great cooking.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting subject, terrible presentation.

    • By JLouis on 07-22-07

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Machiavellians

    • Defenders of Freedom
    • By: James Burnham
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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    This classic work of political theory and practice offers an account of the modern Machiavellians, a remarkable group who have been influential in Europe and practically unknown in the United States. The book devotes a long section to Machiavelli himself as well as to such modern Machiavellians as Gaetano Mosca, Georges Sorel, Robert Michels and Vilfredo Pareto. Burnham contends that the writings of these men hold the key both to the truth about politics and to the preservation of political liberty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fine intro to an authentic science of politics

    • By Walter on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $19.56

    • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)

    • By: Robert Spencer
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 574
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    You think you know about Islam. But, did you know that Islam teaches that Muslims must wage war to impose Islamic law on non-Muslim states, or that American Muslim groups are engaged in a huge cover-up of Islamic doctrine? These and other "politically incorrect" facts are revealed by Robert Spencer in The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Take in the Meat and spit out the bones.

    • By James on 01-16-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Big Three in Economics

    • Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes
    • By: Mark Skousen
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 252
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      4 out of 5 stars 143
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      4 out of 5 stars 144

    The Big Three in Economics reveals the battle of ideas among the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, representing laissez faire; Karl Marx, reflecting the radical socialist model; and John Maynard Keynes, symbolizing big government and the welfare state. History comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cut and paste

    • By Jan on 05-25-07

    Regular price: $19.57

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