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“How does one man assert his power over another, Winston?”

Winston thought. “By making him suffer”, he said.

“Exactly. By making him suffer. Obedience is not enough. Unless he is suffering, how can you be sure that he is obeying your will and not his own? Power is in inflicting pain and humiliation. Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing. Do you begin to see, then, what kind of world we are creating? It is the exact opposite of the stupid hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. A world of fear and treachery is torment, a world of trampling and being trampled upon, a world which will grow not less but MORE merciless as it refines itself. Progress in our world will be progress towards more pain. The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is founded upon hatred. In our world there will be no emotions except fear, rage, triumph, and self-abasement. Everything else we shall destroy – everything. Already we are breaking down the habits of thought which have survived from before the Revolution. We have cut the links between child and parent, and between man and man, and between man and woman. No one dares trust a wife or a child or a friend any longer. But in the future there will be no wives and no friends. Children will be taken from their mothers at birth, as one takes eggs from a hen. The sex instinct will be eradicated. Procreation will be an annual formality like the renewal of a ration card. We shall abolish the orgasm. Our neurologists are at work upon it now. There will be no loyalty, except loyalty towards the Party. There will be no love, except the love of Big Brother. There will be no laughter, except the laugh of triumph over a defeated enemy. There will be no art, no literature, no science. When we are omnipotent we shall have no more need of science. There will be no distinction between beauty and ugliness. There will be no curiosity, no enjoyment of the process of life. All competing pleasures will be destroyed.” -1984

“But I like the inconveniences.’

We don’t,’ said the Controller. ‘We prefer to do things comfortably.’

But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.’

In fact,’ said Mustapha Mond, ‘you’re claiming the right to be unhappy. Not to mention the right to grow old and ugly and impotent; the right to have syphilis and cancer, the right to have too little to eat; the right to be lousy; the right to live in constant apprehension of what may happen tomorrow; the right to catch typhoid; the right to be tortured by unspeakable pains of every kind.’ There was a long silence.

I claim them all,’ said the Savage at last.

Mustapha Mond shrugged his shoulders. ‘You’re welcome,’ he said.” – Brave New World

 

Ultimately neither Huxley nor Orwell were completely right. The way we end up slaves isn’t through force or seduction. Its both. It seduces those who will be seduced and destroys the will of those who would resist.

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Obama-Warmonger.

If by enemies you mean innocent civilians, children, and first responders claiming their “militants” which is especially despicable. http://www.salon.com/2011/08/12/pakistan_drones_children/, http://antiwar.com/blog/2011/07/19/lying-about-civilian-casualties-in-drone-war/, http://www.salon.com/2011/08/12/pakistan_drones_children/ . And that is just the civilians in Pakistan. Here are some more examples in Yemen of targeting children and civilians http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/anwar-al-awlakis-family-speaks-out-against-his-sons-deaths/2011/10/17/gIQA8kFssL_story.html, http://antiwar.com/blog/2012/07/09/killing-civilians-bolstering-dictatorship-and-secret-war-in-yemen/, and http://news.antiwar.com/2012/09/04/yemen-investigates-civilians-killed-by-us-drone/ .

Here is a great article detailing how Obama has increased drone strikes and killed more civilians than even W did during his 8 years. http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2012/09/11/more-killing-in-obamas-war-on-terror-than-bushs-war/

The Nation did a great article about Obama’s expanding covert wars in Iran, Georgia, Ukraine, Bolivia, Paraguay, Ecuador, Peru, Yemen, Pakistan (including in Balochistan) and the Philippines. http://www.thenation.com/blog/obamas-expanding-covert-wars. And they didn’t even include the actions in Somalia, Libya and Syria (where we’ve been working WITH al-Qaeda), or Uganda. Then there are the “big ones” in Iraq (where he left on W’s timetable, not his promised “immediately) and left 20,000 soldiers backed by PMC’s to continue fighting, and Afghanistan where he has expanding the war dramatically instead of bring the troops home.

And these are just a few links. The question isn’t how is Obama a warmongerer. It really is how isn’t he one. And that doesn’t even cover his assertion to have the right or legal power to murder American civilians without trial or even evidence, by assassination.

Books for Liberty

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” -Mark Twain

Read first: The purpose of this book list is to provide a starting point for anyone interested in liberty-oriented reading material as well as cultural education in general. In no way is this list meant to be complete, but rather constantly updated with new additions or corrections. As a courtesy, please be sure any book you include adds value to the topic at hand. On a further note, many entries will obviously fit into more than one category. That being said, all effort should be made to place each book into the most prominent section for which it belongs. All categories and titles should flow alphabetically for easier viewing. Finally, many of these books are available for free online and can also be found at your local public library. Enjoy!
Activism

Activist’s Handbook: A Primer by Randy Shaw
Right to Protest the Basic ACLU Guide to Free Expression, The by Joel M. Gora
Video Activist Handbook, The by Thomas Harding

Allegory & Fiction

1984 by George Orwell
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The by Mark Twain
Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The by Mark Twain
Aeneid, The by Virgil
Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
Brothers Karamazov, The by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Catcher in the Rye, The by J. D. Salinger
Clockwork Orange, A by Anthony Burgess
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
Dracula by Bram Stoker
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
Envy by Yuri Olesha
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Fool’s Progress, The by Edward Abbey
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Gilded Age, The: A Tale of Today by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
Grapes of Wrath, The by John Steinbeck
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Iliad, The by Homer
Invisible Man, The by Ralph Ellison
Iron Heel, The by Jack London
Island by Aldous Huxley
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Last Town on Earth, The by Thomas Mullen
Letters From the Earth by Mark Twain
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Lost Horizon by James Hilton
Master and Margarita, The by Mikhail Bulgakov
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick
Monkey Wrench Gang, The by Edward Abbey
Mouse that Roared, The by Leonard Wibberley
Mouse on the Moon by Leonard Wibberley
Moon is a Harsh Mistress, The by Robert A. Heinlein
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
Notes From Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Odyssey, The by Homer
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
On the Beach by Nevil Shute
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
Plague, The by Albert Camus
Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut
Practical Princess, The by Jay Williams
Publicani by Zak Maymin
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
Tale of Two Cities, A by Charles Dickens
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
World Inside, The by Robert Silverberg
World Out of Time, A by Larry Niven

Bearing Arms

Armed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns Became as American as Apple Pie by Clayton E. Cramer
Bias Against Guns, The: Why Almost Everything You’ve Heard About Gun Control Is Wrong by John R. Lott Jr.
Boston’s Gun Bible by Boston T. Party
Constitutional Homeland Security: A Call for Americans to Revitalize the Militia of the Several States. Volume I, The Nation in Arms by Edwin Vieira
Enemies Foreign and Domestic by Matthew Bracken
Essential Second Amendment Guide, The by Wayne LaPierre
Firearms, the Law, and Forensic Ballistics by Tom Warlow
From My Cold Dead Fingers by Richard Mack
Guns, Crime, and Freedom by Wayne R LaPierre
Global Gun Grab by William Norman Grigg
Global War on Your Guns, The: Inside the UN Plan to Destroy the Bill of Rights by Wayne LaPierre
In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection by Massad F. Ayoob
More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun-Control Laws by John R. Lott Jr.
Nation of Cowards by Jeff Snyder
Second Amendment, The: Preserving the Inalienable Right of Individual Self-Protection by David Barton
Seven Myths of Gun Control, The: Reclaiming the Truth About Guns, Crime, and the Second Amendment by Richard Poe
Shooting Straight: Telling the Truth About Guns in America by Wayne LaPierre
Straight Shooting: Firearms, Economics and Public Policy by John R. Lott Jr.
Thank God I Had a Gun: True Accounts of Self-Defense by Chris Bird
That Every Man Be Armed: The Evolution of a Constitutional Right by Stephen P. Halbrook
To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right by Joyce Lee Malcolm
Training the Gunfighter by Timothy John Mullin
Transfer of Wealth: The Case For Nationwide Concealed Carry of Handguns by John Longenecker
Tyranny of Gun Control, The by Jacob G. Hornberger
Understanding Firearm Ballistics by Robert A. Rinker
Unintended Consequences by John Ross
Well-Regulated Militia, A: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America by Saul Cornell

Biography

Allan Pinkerton: The First Private Eye by James MacKay
Benjamin Franklin His Life as He Wrote It By Esmond Wright
Coolidge: An American Enigma by Robert Sobel
Enemy of the State, An: The Life of Murray N. Rothbard by Justin Raimondo
Irrepressible Rothbard, The: The Rothbard-Rockwell Report Essays of Murray N. Rothbard by Murray N. Rothbard
Jefferson by Albert Jay Nock
Jefferson and His Time by Dumas Malone
John Adams by David McCullough
The life of John Stuart Mill. With a pref. by F. A. Hayek by Michael St. John Packe
Lee by Douglas Freeman
Lincoln Unmasked: What You’re Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe by Thomas Dilorenzo
Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Benson J. Lossing
Ludwig von Mises: Scholar, Creator, Hero by Murray N. Rothbard
Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism by Jörg Guido Hülsmann
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt by David McCullough
Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman
Pure Goldwater by John W. Dean and Barry M. Goldwater
Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power by Timothy B. Tyson
Real Lincoln, The by Thomas Dilorenzo
Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend by James Robertson
Thomas Paine Enlightenment, Revolution, and the Birth of Modern Nations By Craig W. Nelson
Tocqueville: A Biography by Andre Jardin
Truman by David McCullough

Economics & Sound Money

Against Intellectual Monopoly by Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
Age of Abundance, The: How Prosperity Transformed America’s Politics and Culture by Brink Lindsey
Age of Inflation, The by Hans F. Sennholz
America’s Great Depression by Murray N. Rothbard
Andrew Jackson and the Bank War: A Study in the Growth of Presidential Power by Robert V. Remini
Antitrust and Monopoly: Anatomy of a Policy Failure by Dominick Armentano
Anything That’s Peaceful: The Case for the Free Market by Leonard E. Read
Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, An by Murray N. Rothbard
Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays, The by Ludwig von Mises, Murray N. Rothbard, Gottfried Haberler & Friedrich A. Hayek
Confessions of An Economic Hitman by John Perkins
Capitalism and Commerce: Conceptual Foundations of Free Enterprise by Edward W. Younkins
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal by Ayn Rand
Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Freidman
Case for the 100 Percent Gold Dollar by Murray Rothbard
Case for Gold, The by Ron Paul & Lewis Lehrman
Commerce, Culture, & Liberty: Readings on Capitalism Before Adam Smith by Henry C. Clark
Critique of Interventionism by Ludwig von Mises
Denationalization of Money by F. A. Hayek
Dishonest Money: Financing the Road to Ruin by Joseph Plummer
Do the Right Thing: The People’s Economist Speaks by Walter E. Williams
Farm Problem, The by Paul L. Poirot
Economic Policy: Thoughts for Today and Tomorrow by Ludwig von Mises
Economics and the Environment: A Reconciliation by Walter Block
Economics for Real People: An Introduction to the Austrian School by Gene Callahan
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Essential von Mises, The by Murray N. Rothbard
FDR’s Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression by Jim Powell
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen D Levitt
Free Banking: Theory, History, and a Laissez-Faire Model by Larry J. Sechrest
Free Market and Its Enemies, The: Pseudo-Science, Socialism, and Inflation by Ludwig von Mises
Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-Baked Theories Don’t by John R. Lott Jr.
Gold, Peace & Prosperity by Ron Paul
Gold: The Once and Future Money by Nathan Lewis
Gold Wars: The Battle Against Sound Money as Seen From a Swiss Perspective by Ferdinand Lips
Golden Constant, The: The English and American Experience, 1560-1976 by Roy William Jastram
History of Money and Banking in the United States, A: The Colonial Era to World War II by Murray N. Rothbard
How an Economy Grows and Why it Doesn’t by Irwin A. Schiff and Vic Lockman
How Capitalism Saved America by Thomas DiLorenzo
Human Action: A Treatise on Economics by Ludwig von Mises
I, Pencil by Leonard Read
Interventionalism: An Economic Analysis by Ludwig von Mises
Law, Legislation and Liberty, Volume 1: Rules and Order by F. A. Hayek
Law, Legislation and Liberty, Volume 2: The Mirage of Social Justice by F. A. Hayek
Law, Legislation and Liberty, Volume 3: The Political Order of a Free People by F. A. Hayek
Kingdom of Moltz, The by Irwin A. Schiff
Logic of Action, The by Murray N. Rothbard
Macroeconomics: Private Markets and Public Choice by Robert B. Ekelund
Making Economic Sense by Murray N. Rothbard
Man, Economy, and State with Power & Market by Murray N. Rothbard
Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse by Thomas Woods
Mind and the Market, The: Capitalism in Modern European Thought by Jerry Z. Muller
Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View by Ron Paul
Monetary Sin of the West, The by Jacques Rueff
Money and Freedom by Hans F. Sennholz
Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles by Jesus Huerta de Soto
Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History by Milton Friedman
Mystery of Banking, The by Murry Rothbard
Noblest Triumph, The: Property and Prosperity Through the Ages by Tom Bethell
Not a Zero Sum Game by Manuel F. Ayau
Panic of 1819, The: Reactions and Policies by Murray N. Rothbard
Pillars of Prosperity by Ron Paul
Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, The by Robert Murphy
Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal, The by Robert Murphy
Principles of Economics by Carl Menger
Production of Security, The by Gustave de Molinari
Privatization of Roads and Highways, The by Walter Block
Progress and Poverty by Henry George
Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement by Brian Doherty
Regulating the Poor: The Functions of Public Welfare by Frances Fox Priven and Richard Cloward
Reigning Error, The: The Crisis of World Inflation by William Rees-Mogg
Road to Serfdom, The by F A Hayek
Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution by Ludwig von Mises
Theory of Money and Credit, The by Ludwig von Mises
Treatise on Political Economy, A: or. The Production Distribution and Consumption of Wealth. by Jean Baptiste Say
Twilight of Gold 1914-1936, The: Myths and Realities by Melchior Palyi
Two Faces of Money, The by Geraldine Perry & Ken Fousek
Unwarranted Intrusions: The Case Against Government Intervention in the Marketplace by Martin S. Fridson
Wealth of Nations, The by Adam Smith
Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth About Our Money System and How We Can Break Free by Ellen Hodgson Brown
What Has Government Done to Our Money? and the Case for the 100 Percent Gold Dollar by Murray N. Rothbard
Why Wages Rise by F. A. Harper

Education

Closing of the American Mind, The by Alan Bloom
Conspiracy of Ignorance, The: The Failure of American Public Schools by Martin L. Gross
Deliberate Dumbing Down of America, The by Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling by John Gatto
Education: Free & Compulsory by Murray N. Rothbard
Everything You Know Is Wrong: The Disinformation Guide to Secrets and Lies by Russ Kick
Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn, The by Diane Ravitch
Learning All The Time by John Holt
Market Education: The Unknown History by Andrew Coulson
Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel – Why Everything You Know is Wrong by John Stossel
Politically Incorrect Guide to the South, The by Clint Johnson
Schools We Deserve, The by Diane Ravitch
Troubled Crusade: American Education, 1945-1980, The by Diane Ravitch
Underground History Of American Education, The by John Taylor Gatto
Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Federal Reserve System

America’s Money Machine: The Story of the Federal Reserve by Elgin Groseclose
Case Against the Fed, The by Murray N. Rothbard
Creature From Jekyll Island, The: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve by G. Edward Griffin
Deception and Abuse at the Fed: Henry B. Gonzalez Battles Alan Greenspan’s Bank by Robert D. Auerbach
End the Fed by Ron Paul
Greenspan’s Bubbles: The Age of Ignorance at the Federal Reserve by William Fleckenstein and Fred Sheehan
Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class, and Corporate Capitalism, 1890-1913 by James Livingston
Secrets of the Federal Reserve, The: The London Connection by Eustace Mullins
Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country by William Greider
Thieves in the Temple by Andre Michael Eggelletion

Finance & Investing

Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip by Jim Rogers
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
America’s Bubble Economy: Profit When It Pops by David Wiedemer, et al.
At the Crest of the Tidal Wave: A Forecast for the Great Bear Market by Robert R. Prechter Jr.
Bull in China, A: Investing Profitably in the World’s Greatest Market by Jim Rogers
Capital Ideas Evolving by Peter L. Bernstein
Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit from It, The: Make a Fortune by Investing in Gold and Other Hard Assets by James Turk and John Rubino
Conquer the Crash: You Can Survive and Prosper in a Deflationary Depression by Robert R. Prechter Jr.
Crash Proof by Peter D. Schiff
Demise of the Dollar…, The: And Why It’s Even Better for Your Investments by Addison Wiggin
Demon of Our Own Design, A: Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation by Richard Bookstaker
Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation by Edward Chancellor
Dollar Crisis, The: Causes, Consequences, Cures by Richard Duncan
Economic Time Bomb, The: How You Can Profit From the Emerging Crises by Harry Browne
Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis by William Bonner and Addison Wiggin
Essays of Warren Buffett, The: Lessons for Corporate America by Warren E. Buffett
Fail-Safe Investing: Lifelong Financial Security in 30 Minutes by Harry Browne
Financial Armageddon: Protecting Your Future from Four Impending Catastrophes by Michael J. Panzner
Handbook of Inflation Hedging Investments, The: Enhance Performance and Protect Your Portfolio from Inflation Risk by Robert Greer
Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World’s Best Market by Jim Rogers
How to Trade In Stocks by Jesse Livermore
How You Can Profit From the Coming Devaluation by Harry Browne
Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers by Jim Rogers
Law of Success, The by Napoleon Hill
Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets, The: How to Keep Your Portfolio Up When the Market is Down by Peter D. Schiff
Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises by Charles P. Kindleberger
Millionaire Next Door, The by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets: Surviving the Public Spectacle in Finance and Politics by William Bonner and Lila Rajiva
Money Game, The by Adam Smith (George Goodman)
Overspent American, The: Why We Want What We Don’t Need by Juliet B. Schor
Richest Man in Babylon, The by George S. Clason
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre
Silver Profits in the New Century by Theodore Butler
Think and Grow Rich! by Napoleon Hill
Tightwad Gazette, Complete by Amy Dacyczyn
Way to Wealth, The by Benjamin Franklin
Why the Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong & How You Can Find Safety & Profit in an Uncertain World by Harry Browne
You Can Profit From a Monetary Crisis by Harry Browne

Freedom & Liberty

5000 Year Leap, The: A Miracle That Changed the World by W. Cleon Skousen
Ain’t Nobody’s Business if You Do by Peter McWilliams
Anarchy, State, And Utopia by Robert Nozick
Birth of Freedom, The by John E. Lewis
Cato’s Letters or Essays on Liberty, Civil and Religious, and Other Important Subjects by John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon
Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
Cliches of Politics by Foundation for Economic Education
Complete Libertarian Forum 1969 – 1984, The by Murray N. Rothbard
Complete Liberty: The Demise of the State and the Rise of Voluntary America by Wes Bertrand
Conceived in Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard
Constitution of Liberty, The by Friedrich A. Hayek
Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st Century America by Timothy Sandefur
Discovery of Freedom, The by Rose Wilder Lane
Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature and Other Essays by Murray N. Rothbard
Essays on Liberty Volume II by Foundation For Economic Education
Essays on Sex Equality by John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor Mill
Ethics of Liberty, The by Murray N. Rothbard
Everyday Anarchy by Stefan Molyneux
For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto by Murray Rothbard
Freedom in Chains by James Bovard
Freedom, Loyalty, Dissent by Henry Steele Commager
Freedom Philosophy, The by Paul L. Poirot
From Freedom To Slavery: The Rebirth of Tyranny in America by Gerry Spence
Give Me Liberty: Freeing Ourselves in the Twenty-First Century by Gerry Spence
Inclined to Liberty by Louis E. Carabini
Lever Action: Essays on Liberty by L. Neil Smith
For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto by Murray N. Rothbard
Free to Choose: A Personal Statement by Milton Friedman
Freedom, Inequality, Primitivism, and the Division of Labor by Murray N. Rothbard
Freedom Next Time: Resisting the Empire by John Pilger
Freedom Under Siege by Ron Paul
Great Libertarian Offer, The by Harry Browne
Healing Our World in an Age of Aggression by Mary J. Ruwart
How I Found Freedom In An Unfree World by Harry Browne
Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History by William Safire
Liberalism by Ludwig von Mises
Libertarianism: A Primer by David Boaz
Libertarian: Short Answers to Tough Questions by Mary J Ruwart
Libertarian Idea, The by Jan Narveson
Libertarian Reader, The: Classic and Contemporary Writings from Lao Tzu to Milton Friedman by David Boaz
Libertarian Theology of Freedom, The by Edmund A. Opitz
Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery by F. A. Harper
Liberty A-Z : 872 Libertarian Soundbites You Can Use Right Now! by Harry Browne
Liberty at Risk by Gary DeMar
Liberty In Eclipse: The Rise of the Homeland Security State by William Norman Grigg
Liberty in Troubled Times: A Libertarian Guide to Laws, Politics and Society in a Terrorized World by James Walsh
Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America’s Tradition of Religious Equality by Martha Nussbaum
Liberty Versus the Tyranny of Socialism: Controversial Essays by Walter E. Williams
Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty by James Bovard
Love of Liberty, The by Leonard Edward Read
Machinery of Freedom, The by David Friedman
Mainspring of Human Progress, The by Henry Grady Weaver
Market for Liberty, The by Morris Tannehill and Linda Tannehill
Molon Labe! by Boston T. Party
More Liberty Means Less Government: Our Founders Knew This Well by Walter E. Williams
Neither Liberty nor Safety: Fear, Ideology, and the Growth of Government by Robert Higgs
No Treason by Lysander Spooner
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
On Liberty: Man v. The State by Milton Mayer
Our Enemy, the State by Albert J. Nock
Our Sacred Honor: The Stories, Letters, Songs, Poems, Speeches, and Hymns that Gave Birth to Our Nation by William J. Bennett
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism by Geoffrey R. Stone
Philosophy of Freedom, The: The Basis for a Modern World Conception by Rudolf Steiner
Planned Chaos by Ludwig von Mises
Practical Anarchy by Stefan Molyneux
Politics of Freedom, The: Taking on The Left, The Right and Threats to Our Liberties by David Boaz
Psychology of Liberty, The by Wes Bertrand
Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice by Tom G. Palmer
Return to Common Sense, A by Thomas Mullen
Rights of Man by Thomas Paine
Second Treatise of Government by John Locke
State of the Union, The by Albert J. Nock
Speaking of Liberty by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr
State Against Blacks by Walter E. Williams
Triumph of Liberty, The: A 2,000 Year History Told Through the Lives of Freedom’s Greatest Champions by James Powell
Vices Are Not Crimes: A Vindication of Moral Liberty by Lysander Spooner
What It Means to Be a Libertarian by Charles Murray
Why Freedom Matters: The Spirit of the Declaration of Independence in Prose, Poetry, and Song from 1776 to the Present by Daniel R. Katz
Why Government Doesn’t Work by Harry Browne
You Can’t Say That!: The Growing Threat to Civil Liberties from Antidiscrimination Laws by David E. Bernstein

Government Abuse of Power

Alien Ink: The FBI’s War on Freedom of Expression by Natalie Robins
Ambush at Ruby Ridge by Alan W. Bock
End of Privacy: How Total Surveillance Is Becoming a Reality by Reg Whitaker
Federal Siege, The at Ruby Ridge by Randy & Sara Weaver
Lost Liberties: Ashcroft and the Assault on Personal Freedom by Cynthia Brown
Political Prisoners in America by Charles Goodell
Search for the “Manchurian Candidate”: The CIA and Mind Control by John D. Marks
Tiananmen Papers by Liang Zhang, Andrew J. Nathan
Trials of Lenny Bruce: The Fall and Rise of an American Icon by Ronald Collins
War on the West: Government Tyranny on America’s Great Frontier by William Perry Pendley

Health & Food

Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle by Tom Venuto
Cancer is Not a Disease! It’s a Survival Mechanism by Andreas Moritz
Cure, The: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care by David Gratzer
Death by Diet by Robert R. Barefoot
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
Fat Land by Greg Critser
Fluoride Deception, The by Christopher Bryson
Food of the Gods by Terence Mckenna
How to Live Longer And Feel Better by Linus Pauling
Jungle, The by Upton Sinclair
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price
SAS Personal Trainer by John “Lofty” Wiseman
Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You’re Eating by Jeffrey M. Smith
Timeless Secrets of Health & Rejuvenation by Andreas Moritz
We Want to Live by Aajonus Vonderplanitz
World Without Cancer by G. Edward Griffin
Your Body’s Many Cries for Water by Fereydoon Batmanghelidj

History

1776 by David McCullough
33 Questions About American History You’re Not Supposed to Ask by Thomas Woods
Adams-Jefferson Letters, The: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams by John Adams
Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic by Professor Joanne B. Freeman
American Colonies: The Settling of North America by Alan Taylor
American Crisis, The by Thomas Paine
American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence by Pauline Maier
Christmas Truce: The Western Front December 1914 by Malcolm Brown
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Democracy: An American Novel by Henry Adams
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates to Thomas Jefferson by Jennifer Hecht
First Salute, The by Barbara W. Tuchman
Founding Myths: Stories that Hide our Patriotic Past by Ray Raphael
Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New American History: 1585-1828 by Walter A. McDougall
From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967 by David Beito
God of the Machine, The by Isabel Paterson and Stephen D. Cox
History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, The by Edward Gibbon
The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money’s Prophets: 1798-1848 by Niall Ferguson
The House of Rothschild: Volume 2: The World’s Banker: 1849-1999 by Niall Ferguson
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance by Ron Chernow
I Love Paul Revere, Whether He Rode or Not by Richard Shenkman
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn
Impending Crisis, The: 1848-1861 by David M. Potter
James Madison: Writings: Writings 1772-1836 by James Madison
Legends, Lies, and Cherished Myths of American History by Richard Shenkman
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams by Abigail Adams and John Adams
Myth of the Robber Barons, The by Burton W. Folsom
Old Revolutionaries: Political Lives in the Age of Samuel Adams by Pauline Maier
Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution by A. J. Langguth
Paul Revere’s Ride by David Hackett Fischer
People’s History of the United States: 1492 to Present by Howard Zinn
The Perils of Prosperity, 1914-1932 by William E. Leuchtenburg
Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, The by Thomas E Woods, Jr.
Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers, The by Brion McClanahan
Prelude to Civil War: The Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836 by William W. Freehling
The Revolution Remembered: Eyewitness Accounts of the War for Independence by John C. Dann
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, The by William L. Shirer
Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era 1829-1877 by Walter A. McDougall
William Penn’s Holy Experiment: The Founding of Pennsylvania, 1681-1701 by Edwin B. Bronner

Individualism vs. Collectivism

Anthem by Ayn Rand
Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, The by Ludwig von Mises
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Classical Individualism: The Supreme Importance of each Human Being by Tibor Machan
Collectivism: A False Utopia by William Henry Chamberlin
Driver, The by Garet Garret
Ego and His Own, The: The Case of the Individual Against Authority by Max Stirner
Fountainhead, The by Ayn Rand
Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology by Ayn Rand
Leftism Revisited: From De Sade and Marx to Hitler and Pol Pot by Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
Libertarianism in One Lesson: Why Libertarianism Is the Best Hope for America’s Future by David Bergland
Man Versus the State, The by Herbert Spencer
Marx-Engels Reader, The by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Marxism Unmasked: From Delusion to Destruction by Ludwig von Mises
Naked Communist, The by W. Cleon Skousen
On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle
A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic Legislation by Thomas Mackay
Socialism by Ludwig von Mises
Virtue of Selfishness, The by Ayn Rand
Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought by Ayn Rand
We the Living by Ayn Rand
What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner

Know Thy Enemy

Anglo-American Establishment, The by Carroll Quigley
Communist Manifesto, The by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, The by John Maynard Keynes
Mein Kampf by Adolph Hitler
Naked Capitalist, The by W. Cleon Skousen
On Globalization by George Soros
Population and the American Future: The Report of the Commission on Population Growth and the American Future headed by John D. Rockefeller III
Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinskey
Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time by Carroll Quigley

Law & The Founding Documents

American Ideal of 1776, The: The Twelve Basic American Principles by Hamilton Abert Long
Anti-Federalist Papers, The by Ralph Ketcham
Antitrust: The Case for Repeal by Dominick T. Armentano
Articles of Confederation, The
Be Your Own Detective by Greg Fallis
Beat Your Ticket: Go to Court & Win by David Brown
Biggest “Tax Loophole” of All, The by Otto Skinner
Bill of Rights, The: With Writings That Formed Its Foundation
Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch’s Assault on America’s Fundamental Rights by Molly Ivins
Citizens Rule Book
Common Law, The by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Confederate Constitution of 1861, The: An Inquiry into American Constitutionalism by Marshall L. Derosa
Constitution of Liberty, The by F.A. Hayek
Constitution of the Confederate States of America, The
Constitution of the United States of America, The
Constitutional Chaos: What Happens When the Government Breaks Its Own Laws by Andrew P. Napolitano
Constitution in Exile, The: How the Federal Government Has Seized Power by Rewriting the Supreme Law of the Land by Judge Napolitano
Constitutional Journal: A Correspondent’s Report from the Convention of 1787 by Jeffrey St. John
County Sheriff, The by Richard Mack
Court VS the People: A Study of the Polemics Used to revise the Constitution, The by William J. Palmer
Courts on Trial by Jerome Frank
Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1787 by Christopher Collier
Declaration of Independence, The
Early Greek Lawgivers by John Lewis
Essay on the Trial By Jury, An by Lysander Spooner
Federalist Papers, The by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay
Forge of Union Anvil of Liberty: A Correspondent’s Report on the First Federal Elections, the First Federal Congress, and the Bill of Rights by Jeffrey St. John
From Magna Carta to the Constitution: Documents in the Struggle for Liberty by David L. Brooks
Gideon’s Trumpet by Anthony Lewis
Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything by Gene Healy
Good to be King: The Foundation of Our Constitutional Freedom by Michael Badnarik
Historical American Documents
Hologram of Liberty: The Constitution’s Shocking Alliance With Big Government by Boston T. Party
How to Dethrone the Imperial Judiciary by Edwin Vieira
How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution by Richard Epstein
In the Hands of the People : The Trial Jury’s Origins, Triumphs, Troubles, and Future in American Democracy by William L Dwyer
Jury Nullification: The Evolution of a Doctrine by Clay S. Conrad
Law, The by Frédéric Bastiat
Law That Never Was, The: The Fraud of the 16th Amendment and Personal Income Tax by Bill Benson
Magna Carta Manifesto, The: Liberties and Commons for All by Peter Linebaugh
Making of America, The: The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution by W. Cleon Skousen
Miranda Revisited: The Case of Dickerson V. U.S. and Suspect Rights Advisements in the United States by Frank Schmalleger
One Nation, Indivisible? A Study of Secession and the Constitution by Robert F. Hawes Jr.
Original Intent and the Framer’s Constitution by Leonard W. Levy
Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, The by Kevin R. C. Gutzman
The Process of Legal Research by Deborah Schmedemann
Proper Role of Law Enforcement, The by Richard Mack
Redeeming American Democracy: Lessons from the Confederate Constitution by Marshall L. Derosa
Republic and The Laws, The by Cicero
Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty by Randy E. Barnett
Spirit of Laws, The by Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu
Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain by Richard Epstein
Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law. by Robert H. Bork
Tyranny of Good Intentions, The: How Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice by Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton
Underground Lawyer, The by Michael Louis Minns
Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution by Woody Holton
Who Killed the Constitution?: The Fate of American Liberty from World War I to George W. Bush by Thomas E. Woods Jr. and Kevin R. C. Gutzman

Mainstream Media & The General Populace

Attention Deficit Democracy by James Bovard
Best Democracy Money Can Buy, The by Greg Palast
Breaking The News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy by James Fallows
Closing of the American Mind, The by Alan Bloom
Cognitive Therapy and Emotional Disorders by Aaron T. Beck
Crimes Against Logic by Jamie Whyte
Crowd, The by Gustave Le Bon
Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age by Maggie Jackson
Envy: A Theory of Social Behaviour by Helmut Schoeck
Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay
Folkways: A Study of Mores, Manners, Customs and Morals by William Graham Sumner
George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation by George Washington
Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America by Ann Coulter RPF Book Review
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
How to Lie With Statistics by Darrell Huff
In Sheep’s Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People by George K. Simon Jr.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Noam Chomsky
Myth of the Rational Voter, The: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies by Bryan Caplan
Nation of Sheep, A by Andrew P. Napolitano
Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them by John Mueller
Plagues and Peoples by William McNeill
Project Censored Series
Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
Secrets of Libertarian Persuasion by Michael Cloud
Quick & Easy Way to Effective Speaking, The by Dale Carnegie
Regulated Consumer, The by Mary Bennett Peterson
Rise of the West, The: A History of the Human Community by William McNeill
Ten Things You Can’t Say in America, The by Larry Elder
Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life by Avinash K. Dixit and Barry J. Nalebuff
True Believer, The: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric Hoffer
Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality by Steven Poole
War and Press Freedom: The Problem of Prerogative Power by Jeffrey Alan Smith
War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death by Norman Solomon
Wisdom of Crowds, The by James Surowiecki
You Are Being Lied To: The Disinformation Guide to Media Distortion, Historical Whitewashes and Cultural Myths by Russ Kick
You Are STILL Being Lied To: The NEW Disinformation Guide to Media Distortion, Historical Whitewashes and Cultural Myths by Russ Kick

National Sovereignty

Shadows of Power, The: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline by James Perloff
U.N. Exposed, The: How the United Nations Sabotages America’s Security and Fails the World by Eric Shawn
United Nations Exposed, The by William F. Jasper

Oil & Energy

Anglo-American Oil War, The: International Politics and the Struggle for Foreign Petroleum, 1912-1945 by Fiona Venn
Black Gold Stranglehold: The Myth of Scarcity and the Politics of Oil by Jerome R. Corsi and Craig R. Smith
Blood and Oil : The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum by Michael T. Klare
Century of War, A: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order by F. William Engdahl
Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil By Michael C. Ruppert
End of Oil, The: On the Edge of a Perilous New World by Paul Roberts
Energy Non Crisis, The by Lindsey Williams
Oil and the Glory, The: The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea by Steve LeVine
Oil Card, The: Global Economic Warfare in the 21st Century by James R. Norman
Oil! by Upton Sinclair
Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World by Richard Heinburg
Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power by Daniel Yergin
Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict by Michael T. Klare
Seven Sisters, The: The Great Oil Companies & the World They Shaped by Anthony Sampson
Shell Game, The by Steve Alten
Thousand Barrels a Second, A: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World by Peter Tertzakian
Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy by Matthew R. Simmons

Philosophy & Worldview

Abolition of Man, The by C.S. Lewis
Actual Ethics by James R. Otteson
Age of Reason, The by Thomas Paine
Aeneid, The by Virgil
Analects, The by Confucius
Art of Living, The: The Classic Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness by Epictetus
Art of Virtue, The by Benjamin Franklin
Beyond Good & Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
Book of Disquiet, The by Fernando Pessoa
Cantos of Ezra Pound, The by Ezra Pound
Cogitations by Albert Jay Nock
Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau, The by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Critique of Pure Reason, The by Immanuel Kant
Dedication And Leadership by Douglas Hyde
Discourses by Machiavelli
Dragons of Eden, The: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence by Carl Sagan
Euclid’s Elements by Euclid
Finite and Infinite Games by James P. Carse
First Principles by Herbet Spencer
Five Dialogues by Plato
Game Theory Evolving by Herbert Gintis
Handbook to Higher Consciousness by Ken Keyes, Jr.
Histories, The by Herodotus
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight, The: Revised and Updated: The Fate of the World and What We Can Do Before It’s Too Late by Thom Hartmann
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
Magus, The by John Fowles
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Nicomachean Ethics, The by Aristotle
Nietzsche’s Epic of the Soul: Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
On the Nature of the Universe by Lucretius
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth by R. Buckminster Fuller
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, & the Economic World by Kevin Kelly
Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire
Philosophy: Who Needs It by Ayn Rand
Political Writings by John Locke
Politics by Aristotle
Power of Myth, The by Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers
Powers of Mind by Adam Smith (George Goodman)
The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
Prophet, The by Khalil Gibran
Republic, The by Plato
Risk by John Adams
Road to Wigan Pier, The by George Orwell
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard
Tao Te Ching by Lao-Tse
Theory of Moral Sentiments, The by Adam Smith
Tipping Point, The: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
Unpopular Essays by Bertrand Russell
Ulysses by James Joycce
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Wave Principle of Human Social Behavior, The and The New Science of Socionomics by Robert R. Prechter
Wants of a Man, The by John Quincy Adams
Will to Doubt, The by Bertrand Russell
Wisdom of the West by Bertrand Russell
Genuine Works Of Hippocrates, The by Hippocrates
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig

Politics, Government & Power

48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia by Bruce Frohnen
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick Perlstein
Best-Laid Plans, The: How Government Planning Harms Your Quality of Life, Your Pocketbook, and Your Future by Randal O’Toole
Betrayal of the American Right by Murray N. Rothbard
Biggest Con, The: How the Government Is Fleecing You by Irwin A. Schiff
Breach of Trust by Tom Coburn
Bureaucracy by Ludwig von Mises
Burning Money: The Waste of Your Tax Dollars by J. Peter Grace
”But Who Will Build The Roads?”: Market Anarchy Explained by Francois Tremblay
Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater
Country Squire in the White House by John T. Flynn
Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart by Pat Buchanan
Death of the West, The by Pat Buchanan
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney
Downsizing the Federal Government by Chris Edwards
Encyclopedia of Libertarianism, The by Ronald Hamowy
End of America, The: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot by Naomi Wolf
Fatal Conceit, The: The Errors of Socialism by Friedrich A. Hayek
Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War by Eric Foner
Freedom and Federalism by Felix Morley
General Ashcroft: Attorney at War by Nancy V. Baker
Gulag Archipelago, The: 1918-1956 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
Invasion of the Party Snatchers: How the Holy-Rollers and the Neo-Cons Destroyed the GOP by Victor Gold
Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy by Bruce Bartlett
Inside Congress: The Shocking Scandals, Corruption, and Abuse of Power Behind the Scenes on Capitol Hill by Ronald Kessler
In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State by Charles Murray
Insatiable Government by Garet Garrett
It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
Knowledge And Decisions by Thomas Sowell
The Last Best Hope by Joe Scarborough RPF Book Review
Late Great USA, The by Jerome Corsi
Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning by Jonah Goldberg
Limits of Power, The: The End of American Exceptionalism by Andrew Bacevich
Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 by Charles Murray
Men Against the State: The Expositors of Individualist Anarchism, 1827-1908 by James J. Martin
Moscow to the End of the Line by Venedikt Eurofeev
Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic by Chalmers Johnson
None Dare Call It Conspiracy by Gary Allen
None Dare Call It Treason by john stormer
Organize for Victory by Freedom First Society
On Government by Marcus Tullius Cicero
People’s Pottage, The by Garet Garrett
Politician, The: His Habits, Outcries, and Protective Coloring by James Harold Wallis
Politics by Aristotle
Power Elite, The by C. Wright Mills
Power of the Powerless, The: Citizens Against the State in Central-Eastern Europe by Vaclav Havel
Prince, The by Machiavelli
Puzzle Palace, The: Inside the National Security Agency, America’s Most Secret Intelligence Organization by James Bamford
Revolution, The: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
Road Ahead / America’s Creeping Revolution, The by John T. Flynn
Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day by Joe Scarborough RPF Book Review
Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets by David Stafford
Rule by Secrecy: The Hidden History That Connects the Trilateral Commission, the Freemasons, and the Great Pyramids by Jim Marrs
Safire’s Political Dictionary by William Safire
Secret History of the American Empire, The: The Truth About Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and How to Change the World by John Perkins
Shock Doctrine, The: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
Social Contract, The by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Sorrows of Empire, The: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic by Chalmers Johnson
Summer Meditations by Vaclav Havel
They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933-45 by Milton Mayer
Triumph of Conservatism by Gabriel Kolko
True Story of the Bilderberg Group, The by Daniel Estulin
Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism by Alfred S. Regnery
Vision of the Anointed, The: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy by Thomas Sowell
Why Government is the Problem by Milton Friedman
Why I Write by George Orwell
Why Not Victory: A Fresh Look At American Foreign Policy by Barry M. Goldwater
Wreckage Begins with “W”: Cartoons of the Bush Administration by Jeff Danziger and Frank Miller

Prohibition

After Prohibition: An Adult Approach to Drug Policies in the 21st Century by Timothy Lynch
Ain’t Nobody’s Business if You Do: The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in a Free Society by Peter McWilliams
Drug Crazy : How We Got into This Mess and How We Can Get Out by Mike Gray
Drug War Addiction by Sheriff Bill Masters
Drug War Carol, A by Susan W. Wells and Scott Bieser
Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition by Jeffrey A. Miron
Economics of Prohibition, The by Mark Thornton
Emperor Wears No Clothes, The: The Authoritative Historical Record of Cannabis and the Conspiracy Against Marijuana by Jack Herer
Ending the War on Drugs: A Solution for America by Dirk Chase Eldredge
Hep-Cats, Narcs, and Pipe Dreams: A History of America’s Romance with Illegal Drugs by Jill Jonnes
Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? by Steve Fox, Paul Armentano and Mason Tvert
New Prohibition, The: Voices of Dissent Challenge the Drug War Foreword by Jesse Ventura
Pot Stories for the Soul by Paul Krassner
Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market by Eric Schlosser
Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom by Andy Letcher
Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream by Jay Stevens
Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence by Mitch Earleywine
Unjust and Counter Productive: New York’s Rockefeller Drug Laws by PHR
Why Marijuana Should Be Legal by Ed Rosenthal and Steve Kubby
Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed: A Judicial Indictment Of War On Drugs by James Gray

Running For Office

Campaign Manager, The: Running and Winning Local Elections by Catherine Shaw
Get Out the Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout by Donald P. Green
How to Run for Local Office : A Complete, Step-By-Step Guide That Will Take You Through the Entire Process of Running and Winning a Local Election by Robert J. Thomas
How to Win a Local Election by Lawrence Grey
Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry M. Robert
Safire’s Political Dictionary by William Safire
Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, The by Alice Sturgis
Winning Local and State Elections by Ann Beaudry
Teaching Elephants to Talk by Matt Lewis

Survival

101 Things to Do ‘Til the Revolution: Ideas and Resources for Self-Liberation, Monkey Wrenching and Preparedness by Claire Wolfe
Advanced Hunting Tips & Techniques by Robert Elman
Alive by Piers Paul Read
Army Field Manual FM 21-76 (Survival, Evasion, and Recovery) by The United States Army
Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Complete Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival by Jack A. Spigarelli
Don’t Shoot the Bastards (Yet): 101 More Ways to Salvage Freedom by Claire Wolfe
Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis by Peggy Layton
Encyclopedia of Country Living, The by Carla Emery
Freedom Outlaw’s Handbook, The: 179 Things to Do ‘Til the Revolution by Claire Wolfe
Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times by Steve Soloman
Grunch of Giants by R. Buckminster Fuller
How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere by Bradford Angier
No Such Thing As Doomsday: How to Prepare for Earth Changes, Power Outages, Wars & Other Threats by Philip Hoag
Nuclear War Survival Skills by Cresson H. Kearney
Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse: A Novel of the Turbulent Near Future by James Wesley Rawles
Producing Your Own Power: How to Make Nature’s Energy Sources Work for You by Carol Hupping Stoner
SAS Survival Guide Handbook by John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman
Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It, The by John Seymour
Soldier’s Manual of Common Tasks by Department of the Army
Surviving the Unexpected Wilderness Emergency by Gene Fear
Ultimate Guide to Backcountry Travel by Michael Lanza
When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes by Cody Lundin
Where there is no Doctor: A Villiage Health Care Handbook by Jane Maxwell et.al

War & Foreign Policy

After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order by Emmanuel Todd
The Age of Imperialism: The Economics of U.S. Foreign Policy by Harry Magdoff
Ain’t My America: The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle-American Anti-Imperialism by Bill Kauffman
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
Armed Madhouse by Greg Palast
Arrogance of Power, The by J. William Fulbright
Art of War, The by Sun Tzu
As We Go Marching by John T Flynn
Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy, 1933-1941 by Charles Callan Tansill
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson
Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army by Jeremy Scahill
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire by Chalmers Johnson
Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency by James Bamford
The C-5A Scandal: A $5 Boondoggle by the Military-Industrial Complex by Berkeley Rice
Churchill, Hitler, and “The Unnecessary War”: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World by Patrick J. Buchanan
CIA and the Cult of Intelligence, The by Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks
The Cult of the Atom: The Secret Papers of the Atomic Energy Commission by Daniel F Ford
Death by Government by R.J. Rummel
Deep Black by William E. Burroughs
Defend America First: The Antiwar Editorials of the Saturday Evening Post, 1939-1942 by Garet Garrett
Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism by Robert Pape
End of Victory Culture, The: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation by Tom Engelhardt
Endless Enemies, The Making of an Unfriendly World by Jonathan Kwitny
Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Constitution by Louis Henkin
Foreign Policy of Freedom, A by Ron Paul
Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent by Fred Burton
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll
We Who Dared to Say No to War: American Antiwar Writing From 1812 to Now by Murray Polner and Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Illusion of Victory, The: America in World War I by Thomas Fleming
Imperial Brain Trust: The Council on Foreign Relations and United States Foreign Policy by Laurence H. Shoup and William Minter
Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror by Michael Scheuer
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo and Ron Kovic
Killer Angels, The by Michael Shaara
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim Weiner
March of Folly, The: From Troy to Vietnam by Barbara W. Tuchman
Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq by Michael Scheuer
Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America’s Borders by Jim Gilchrist and Jerome R. Corsi
Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier, A by Joseph Plumb Martin
NATO`s Empty Victory: A Postmortem on the Balkan War by Ted Galen Carpenter
New American Militarism, The: How Americans are Seduced by War by Andrew J. Bacevich
New Dealers’ War, The: FDR and the War Within World War II by Thomas Fleming
On War by Clausewitz
Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq by Stephen Kinzer
Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War, The by H. W. Crocker III
Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam, The by Robert Spencer
Pretext for War, A: 9/11, Iraq and the Abuse of America’s Intelligence Agencies by James Bamford
Republic, Not an Empire, A: Reclaiming America’s Destiny by Patrick J. Buchanan
Secret War Report of the OSS by Anthony Cave Brown
Shooting the Moon: The True Story of an American Manhunt Unlike Any Other, Ever by David Harris
Terrorism and Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, Justice, and Peace to Rid the World of Evil by James Bovard
Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill by Jessica Stern
Through Our Enemies’ Eyes: Osama Bin Laden, Radical Islam & the Future of America by Michael Scheuer
Top Secret: The Dictionary of Espionage and Intelligence by Bob Burton
Urban Guerrilla Warfare by Anthony James Joes
War is a Racket by Major General Smedley D. Butler
Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy by Murray N. Rothbard
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk
War Prayer, The by Mark Twain
Where the Right Went Wrong: How Neoconservatives Subverted the Reagan Revolution and Hijacked the Bush Presidency by Pat Buchanan
Why Nations Go to War by John G. Stoessinger
Wilson’s War: How Woodrow Wilson’s Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and World War II by Jim Powell
Winds of War, The by Herman Wouk

Knowledge is Power – Spread the Message

TAMPA, August 14, 2012 – Ron Paul insists that the U.S. government shouldn’t go to war without a declaration of war by Congress. His son Rand has also taken this position, as have a few other libertarian-leaning Republican candidates. The U.S. Constitution delegates the declaration of war power to the Congress, but they have not exercised this power since WWII.

Why is this important?

Most people misunderstand the declaration of war power as “permission” to start a war. By that definition, George W. Bush argued that H.J. Res. 114 (October 16, 2002) fulfilled this constitutional requirement regarding the Iraq War. With that resolution, Congress authorized the president to use military force in the war on terror.

The declaration of war power is not the power to start a war. It is the power to declare that a state of war already exists. This can only be true if the nation in question has committed overt acts of war against the United States.

Each time the U.S. Congress has declared war, the resolution has followed the same format.

1. Congress cites the overt acts of war committed by the nation in question against the United States.

2. It recognizes the existence of the war because of those overt acts.

3. It directs the president to utilize the military to end the war.

The process is some what analogous to a criminal trial. The president “makes his case” to Congress that certain actions by a foreign nation amount to acts of war. Congress then deliberates, renders its verdict and passes sentence. The president is directed to execute the sentence.

Here is just one example. When James Polk asked Congress to declare war on Mexico in 1846, he said,

“But now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are now at war.

As war exists, and, notwithstanding all our efforts to avoid it, exists by the act of Mexico herself, we are called upon by every consideration of duty and patriotism to vindicate with decision the honor, the rights, and the interests of our country.

In further vindication of our rights and defense of our territory, I invoke the prompt action of Congress to recognize the existence of the war, and to place at the disposition of the Executive the means of prosecuting the war with vigor, and thus hastening the restoration of peace.

After deliberating, Congress issued the following declaration of war,

“Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United States: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of American in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of enabling the government of the United States to prosecute said war to a speedy and successful termination…”

Note the italicized words. The state of war already exists because of the act of the Republic of Mexico.

Every declaration of war in U.S. history follows this pattern. Most people remember FDR’s famous speech in which he rattled off the acts of war committed by Japan. “Last night, Japanese forces attacked Wake Island. Last night, Japanese forces attacked Midway Island, etc.” Roosevelt concludes his speech with,

“I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December seventh, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.”

Note “has existed.” Congress once again declares that a state of war already exists as a result of overt acts of war committed against the United States.

The framers of the Constitution intended that the president would never initiate planned military action until this process took place. Yes, the president could deploy the military if the British or Spanish were discovered marching through Maryland, a very real possibility at the time.

Otherwise, however, acts of war had to be committed against the United States before the president directed a military response. Only then could a state of war exist. This is consistent with the libertarian principle of non-aggression.

What were the acts of war committed by Iraq against the United States? For that matter, what acts of war did Yugoslavia commit against the United States? Viet Nam? Korea?

The United States hasn’t declared war upon another nation since WWII because there has been no state of war to declare. No nation since then has committed overt acts of war against the U.S. Yet, U.S. troops have been almost continually engaged in military conflict during those 67 years.

The next time a U.S. president seeks to take the United States to war, Americans should ask themselves the following questions:

Why can’t this president obtain a declaration of war from the Congress?

If no state of war exists – if there were no overt acts of war committed by the nation in question against the United States – then who is the aggressor in this conflict?

Tom Mullen is the author of A Return to Common Sense: Reawakening Liberty in the Inhabitants of America.

Depopulating The Third World: UN Sterilization Campaigns In Developing Countries Accelerating

Jurriaan Maessen
ExplosiveReports.Com
July 10, 2012

The real trick is, in terms of trying to level off at someplace lower than that 9 billion, is to get the birthrates in the developing countries to drop as fast as we can. And that will determine the level at which humans will level off on earth.”

From a MIT lecture by professor Penny Chisholm.

For over half a century demographers at the United Nations have attempted to “convince” people from both developing and developed nations to limit their households to one child. In the decades after WW2 no means were spared in order to get this message across. Radio, television, newspapers were cleverly used to reach people in the remotest areas. By the mid-seventies, all available instruments of propaganda were strategically set in motion, with taxpayer’s money to spare and lots of “human resources” to scale back (as social engineers prefer to call us). The justification that could be given to the Western middle class was wonderfully simple: under the guise of developing the undeveloped, the UN sold its Third World population agenda. Simultaneously the developing nations were propagandized into surrendering their people’s birthright to procreate and multiply- two things our species is prone to do. All those resisting the onslaught of information were characterized as a scourge on the environment. Because the eugenicists have an enemy that is not easily defeated, namely human instinct and dignity, it was crucial to discredit human nature first, making it suspect, while replacing human nature with an artificially created “shadow nature” which readily rejects notions such as life and liberty, embracing covert eugenics and tyranny instead. Although the UN in the west has learned to speak of “sustainable development” when speaking of population control, their language in developing countries has been more crude, more closely resembling the original eugenic tongue on how best to keep their populations in check.

Despite all these efforts the overall human population has increased. The UN began to grow restless and less impressed with its own propaganda efforts. In the West populations may have decreased, in the developing world they increased all the more. More drastic measures began to be proposed for the Third World with the aim of speeding up the population agenda. From the beginning of this century onwards all kinds of horror-stories began dripping in, describing among other things state-sponsored sterilization policies in the Third World.

Uzbekistan

In 2010, the British Independent featured an AP article detailing suspicions that health officials in the Republic of Uzbekistan are widely involved in involuntary sterilization-practices.

The AP-reporter spoke with a 24-year old housewife named Saodat Rakhimbayeva, an extremely brave woman who tells a heart-wrenching tale of state-sponsored eugenics in her home country of Uzbekistan. After giving birth to a premature boy, she had to witness her son dying just three days later.

“Then”, states the article, “came a further devastating blow: She learned that the surgeon had removed part of her uterus during the operation, making her sterile.”

“According to rights groups, victims and health officials, Rakhimbayeva is one of hundreds of Uzbek women who have been surgically sterilized without their knowledge or consent in a program designed to prevent overpopulation from fueling unrest.(…). The order comes from the very top,” said Khaitboy Yakubov, head of the Najot human rights group in Uzbekistan.”

This statement by Yakubov has more significance that he himself probably realizes. By “the very top” he likely refers to the central Uzbek government. As it turns out, the order came from even higher up.

An official communiqué from the embassy of Uzbekistan in New Delhi gives us more insight in a remarkable initiative by the Uzbek state and the different partners with which it collaborates:

“The complex of measures for the “Mother’s and Child’s Screening”, directed to prevent the childbirth with the hereditary diseases, accompanying with intellectual backwardness as well as inspection of pregnant women is carried out in the Republic with the purpose of revealing anomalies of development of a child-bearing. (…). Within the framework of the State Programs the cooperation is continuing with the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID, JICA, KfW Bank, World Bank, Asian Development Bank (…).”

The United Nations Population Fund concurs. It admits helping Uzbek authorities screen its citizens:

“In Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, UNFPA worked to strengthen national capacities to collect, analyze and disseminate gender disaggregated data on population, development and reproductive health and to integrate population variables and gender concerns into development and environmental planning.”

Now what this really mean? A Japanese International Corporation Agency, profiling Uzbekistan’s disability policies, states the following in regards to the Uzbek national screening program (page 11):

“By 2001, 124.000 of new-borns had been examined, 2.800 children in at-risk groups had been identified; and 160 had been registered in health clinics. For genetic reasons, 1.381 pregnancies were terminated.”

Furthermore, an Uzbek government-website acknowledges receiving generous funding for its eugenic programs and restates the UN-funded mission:

“Up-to-date medical technologies help detect possible defects in the development of a fetus at an early stage of pregnancy. To preclude birth of children with genetic disease accompanied by mental abnormalities and to detect fetus abnormality (…).”

Another Uzbek government website gave a description of the ultimate goal of the “Mother and Child screening” program as follows:

“(…) reducing the birth of disabled children.”

In the same publication, the above-mentioned “screening” of possible “intellectual backwardness” serves to “prevent childbirth with hereditary diseases”.

Interestingly the link to that webpage is now dead. However they can not erase away the fact that these practises constitute eugenics in its purest form. And transnational organizations like the UN, World Bank and the German KfW Bank are directly and fanatically involved in the funding of these “screening”-programs conducted by Uzbek health authorities.

The UN itself admits in its own publications to its “long-standing partnership and track-record working in Uzbekistan.”:

“The UN’s mandate in supporting the implementation and monitoring of the MDGs (UN Millennium Development Goals) at the country level is a substantial comparative advantage in assisting the Government (of Uzbekistan) to enhance living standards, and achieve higher levels of human development. As a credible and trusted partner of the Government, we provide policy advice, technical assistance and programmatic support, drawing on best global practices.”

An important item of the UN’s “programmatic support” is their ideas on population-screening and control, making sure that Uzbek women:

“… have access, as and when they require, to what we call reproductive health.- family planning, contraception, and medical care during pregnancy, at delivery and afterwards.”

In a publication by USAID, the largest US aid institution paid for by US tax dollars, reference was made to the contributions of the United Nations Population Fund:

“UNFPA provided IUD’s, injectables and pills. Health facilities hold at least 3 different methods, though their quantities are not sufficient.”

In regards to USAID’s own contributions, which include training local Uzbek health officials, the document lists a training-course:

“The two week-training included theory and extensive practise. Each participant passing the course received a set of instruments for minilaporotomy. During training courses 39 clients were sterilized. 88 clients have been sterilized by trained providers to date.”

Another USAID-document from 1993 recommends some actions to be taken in regards to Central European nations, such as Uzbekistan (page 10):

“New contraceptive technologies should be offered, with training in their application and in the counseling of clients on the choices available to them. Policy change will be required in some countries to permit sterilization to be included among available options for both women and men. To assure the commitment of health sector leadership, study tours in the united States would be useful, as would inclusion of the heads of medical training institutions in the redesign of medical and nursing curricula to integrate family planning into health care.”

Remember the reports from the Uzbek woman reporting involuntary sterilization practices by Uzbek doctors. It seems it is being done with US taxpayer dollars, and with additional donations from the World Bank, German development bank, the United Nations Population Fund- and let’s not leave out another important contributor, the World Health Organization. The WHO reports on their own website:

“Uzbekistan and WHO: A close relationship exists between WHO and the Ministry of Health (MOH).”

Listed under “Opportunities”, the WHO mentions that:

“Uzbekistan now receives substantial funding for health programmes with contributions from many key partners.”

India

According to a report out of India earlier this year, several victims of forced sterilization by state officials have come forward, providing bone-chilling evidence of widespread sterilization practices in Madhya Pradesh, a huge province in India’s heartland. An item carried by India Today, under the header “conned into sterilization” features no less than 8 victims of Indian government officials, who routinely round up citizens and sterilize them just to meet the state’s family planning targets. As it turns out, it’s not just the state’s targets they are meeting. Every time some chicken-necked eugenicist grabs a surgical knife, it is the desires of the UN and World Health Organization he’s satisfying.

The victims interviewed include a 98-year old man and an 80-year old man, both of whom were forced to undergo vasectomy. Government officials threatened the men with withholding their social benefits if they refused.

“While these men got to live the life they wanted till a ripe old age, 24-year old Jamuna Kori of Sidhi district was not so lucky. One day, he was just picked up from a road by two men, sterilised and left on the highway again.”

The article, written by correspondent Rahul Singh, also features a woman who was drugged into submission:

“They gave me something to drink and I fell unconscious. When I woke up I realized they had operated on me. I want an inquiry”.

The video also shows several mentally challenged individuals, who were not even threatened but just directly operated upon.

The clip also features a 25 year old man who took his 2 year old son for an anti-rabies vaccine after the boy was bitten by a dog. The doctors told the man they would only treat his son if the father would undergo sterilization. The Telegraph carried an article recently about this case, in which the young father said:

“My son’s life was more important. I was told private hospitals charge 900 Rupees (£11) for each injection,” he told The Indian Express.”

“In 2010”, states a 2011 article out of New Delhi, “Madhya Pradesh achieved a record sterilization target of 645,000, luring villagers with freebies such as mobile phones, two-wheelers and gold coins to undergo sterilization.”

But now, in 2012, it seems the eugenicists in the UN are loosing patience as now they just order people picked up from the road to have them drugged and sterilized.

In an ad put out by the UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund) for the job of family planning consultant (7 vacancies) the candidates are being informed about the reasons for more hands:

“Given that the presence of the private sector is marginal, there is major client load on the public health system. Hence, if sterilization services in Madhya Pradesh have to pick up, public health system has to gear itself and other options of public–private partnership, wherever feasible, will have to be explored.”

Another piece of evidence that the sterilisation-efforts contributed to the state is actually being coordinated by the UNFPA:

“It is proposed to have a dedicated technical person in the office of divisional joint director, as divisional family planning consultant, supported by UNFPA. The consultant would be physically located in the office of divisional joint director health services and will work under direct administrative and technical control of joint director health services.”

In fact, these practices are being conducted worldwide- always with the help of the same old modus operandi: the World Bank and their UN partners constrict sovereign nations to the point of them accepting trading-“privileges”. In order to safeguard a seat around the transnational table, these nations- often struggling with widespread poverty- accept every and any condition by the lender of last resort (IMF, World Bank). These conditions are far from secret. They are actually right out in the open. This latest Indian horror story is further evidence of the fact that not the Indian state is the initiator of these forced sterilization policies, as the article by Rahul Singh argues. It is the UNFPA rather, the enforcement arm of the eugenicists, which both sets the standards, provides the technology, recruits the medical personnel, and- on a global level- enforces these sterilization policies through binding treaties and other supranational strangleholds.

In the context of the 2011 UN’s World Population Day several developing nations were quick to pledge allegiance to the eugenic deity. In the east-Indian state of Bihar, officials put out the announcement that:

“The Bihar government will soon formulate a new population control policy. The policy will be framed in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF).”

Another Indian state, Karnataka, had President Gladys Almeida “observe World Population Day” at which event she told local government employees:

“There is a need to create an awareness on the need for population control.”

Another individual present said:

“as the population increases, nature takes its own method to control it.”

Another compliant nation, Pakistan, had their Federal Minister for Population Welfare Firdous Aashiq Awan announce that:

“The government is taking serious measures to control population growth in the country.”

The government in Islmabad even recruits religious leaders (a trick stolen from the UN) in order to sell population control to the masses:

“(…) religious leaders are being empowered. For the first time, ‘Imam Masjid’ is being made a partner in population Welfare programmes. He would act as a social mobilizer, she (Awan) added.”

These pledges of allegiance to the UN and their set goals of reducing human numbers are not exclusively made by developing countries. Developed countries have accustomed themselves with the same line of reasoning. The only difference is that, as of yet, the language has been more “friendly”, masking the true purpose of the scientific dictatorship implemented.

China

Via news outlet the Global Times, the Chinese State in 2010 lamented the “issue of unauthorized births” in light of the UN’s stated goal of “efficient population control.”

The UN’s World population Day, July 11, was originally set up in 1989 by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programma to “raise awareness of global population issues.”

“The theme of this year’s (2010) 21st World Population Day”, mentions the article, “is “Everyone Counts”, and the activities in China will focus on the 2010 population census and emphasize the right to life.”

“In China”, the article goes on to say, “the issue of unauthorized births is at the forefront of its efforts to control the growth of its population as it undermines the country’s family planning policy, or “one-child policy”, which was implemented in 1980.”

“According to Chinese statistics, the national population reached 1.3 billion at the end of 2008, with 6.7 million born that year. Unauthorized births accounted for a large percentage of those births.”

“Since the family planning policy was implemented, local governments strictly controlled the births of each family, and allowed each couple to have one child, but with a more flexible policy in China’s ethnic minority areas. However, not all couples obeyed the rules (…).”

Besides the horrible “obeyed the rules”, the bone chilling term “unauthorized births” is used several times in the article to describe families exceeding their allowance of babies they decide to put on this earth. As we know, having more than one baby provokes direct interference from the Chinese State, which can tax, fine, threaten and even terminate the new life considered by the all-powerful state to be a burden on the environment. The article also mentions the existence of a “household contract responsibility system”- created nationwide to make sure the population control policies would be strictly carried out. Such a slave-state is exactly what the UN envisions for their desired world government. Although the UN itself tempers the tongue when it comes to their stated goal of reducing the world’s population, the Chinese authorities know exactly what goals the UN expects them to pursue:

“It (the UN) also aims to stress the importance of efficient population control by means of collecting and analyzing the latest data so as to make an impact on decision-making and improve people’s lives.”

A statement written for World Population Day by the Secretary-General of the UN reads as follows:

“On this World Population Day, I call on decision-makers everywhere to make each and every person count. Only by considering the needs of all women and men,girls and boys,can we achieve the Millennium Development Goals and advance the shared values of the United Nations.”

These shared values were described in detail by UN’s Agenda 21:

“(…) a profound reorientation of all human society, unlike anything the world has ever experienced: a major shift in the priorities of both governments and individuals and an unprecedented redeployment of human and financial resources. This shift will demand that a concern for the environmental consequences of every human action be integrated into individual and collective decision-making at every level.”

The stifling silence that envelops this subject in developed nations, will only make it easier for the UN to go ahead with their population policies in developing ones. And to anyone in the West who thinks strict population policies in the Third World are sad but necessary, I would like to point out that under a global government, or “global governance” as the UN prefers to say, developed and developing nations alike are subject to its decrees. So every time we wave these facts away like an irritating fly, be assured it will come back to haunt us.

 

Link to the original post: http://explosivereports.com/2012/07/10/depopulating-the-third-world-un-sterilization-campaigns-in-developing-countries-accelerating/

Law, Property Rights, and Air Pollution by Murray Rothbard

Is the BEST article written on how you have better, more effective, environmental protections from the true free market than you do from government intervention and the EPA. Just copy and paste the link below. Long, but well worth reading.

http://mises.org/daily/2120

The Wasted Vote

No such thing as a wasted vote. Voting your conscience is the best vote you can make, and the only one that means anything.

“We engage in the election the same as in any other principle: you are to vote for good men, and if you do not do this it is a sin: to vote for wicked men, it would be sin. Choose the good and refuse the evil. Men of false principles have preyed upon us like wolves upon helpless lambs. Damn the rod of tyranny; curse it. Let every man use his liberties according to the Constitution. Don’t fear man or devil; electioneer with all people, male and female, and exhort them to do the thing that is right. We want a President of the U.S., not a party President, but a President of the whole people; for a party President disfranchises the opposite party. Have a President who will maintain every man in his rights.” (Hyrum Smith, Source: History of the Church, Vol.6, Ch.15, p.323)

“I will tell you whom to vote for: we will vote for the man who will sustain the principles of civil and religious liberty, the man who knows the most and who has the best heart and brain for a statesman; and we do not care a farthing whether he is a Whig, a Democrat, a Barnburner, a Republican, a New Light or anything else.” ( Brigham Young, “Discourses of Brigham Young” pg. 358)

“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” (John Quincy Adams, American 6th US President 1825-29, eldest son of John Adams, 2nd US president. 1767-1848)

Post from another blog on RP Forums, quoted in terrifying fullness.

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?379683-My-friend-was-Detained-by-DHS-for-2-hours-and-banned-from-USA-entry

“OMG shit just got real.

I didn’t want to talk about it, but I have to, I can’t keep it in, I have to let this out so I can not fester about it.

Here’s the background:

My friend is born and raised in Toronto, Canada. We’ve been good friends for 10-15 years. He’s ambitious, driven, great salesperson, entrepreneurial. He’s great in sales not because he’s slick, but because he’s kind, honest, wants to build a relationship with you and you want to do business with him. He’s moderately success, has a nice home, nice family, nice car in a nice neighborhood. He’s an upstanding guy, doesn’t drink or smoke, doesn’t even swear. He’s about as clean as it gets. No arrests, nothing.

He has family in USA and he’s been going to USA so many times for so many years. Normally 2-5 times a year at least as long as I’ve know him. He attends a lot of business trade shows and conferences and such.

About 2 years ago he started a new line of business and I coincidentally started something on my own and left for Asia 2 years ago as well. So while focused on his new business and without a close friend to visit South Florida there was a lot less incentive to come to the USA.

In the meantime over the last year or so he somehow got hooked on Alex Jones and started reading and following a lot of that stuff (many of the topics we discuss in the general politics forum). Since he’s an independent salesperson and his reputation is a part of his business, he doesn’t talk about these topics in public. He’s not a conspiracy theorist running around in a mall with a tinfoil hat or hiding in a basement. He has a few close friends he will talk to about it and we may trade email stories but he does surf about it a lot.

That’s the only new thing in his life over the past year.

Earlier this week he decided to attend a trade show in Chicago. In the Toronto airport he passed through the US customs section and oddly was pulled aside. He was alone.

He gets placed in a room with about 20-25 people. All different ages and ethnic backgrounds. People dressed normal, for holiday, for business, all different.

He’s listening to some of the conversations. Apparently there was a pleasant Dept of Homeland security person, and rude intimidating one.

There was a lady getting completely berated because she had an apple in her purse. He said the conversation was something like (obviously I wasn’t there so this isn’t a word for word conversation):

Lady: “But I don’t understand what this is about?”
DHS: “THIS IS ABOUT WHAT’S IN YOUR PURSE!
Lady: “I don’t have ANYTHING in my purse.”
DHS: “OH REALLY! WHAT’S THIS!?!?!??!!” (pulls out an apple)
Lady: “…I wanted a snack for the plane”
DHS: “LOOK AT THIS CUSTOMS FORM! YOU SIGNED IT and DECLARED YOU HAVE NO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ON YOU! YOU ARE GONNA BE REAL SORRY WITH A $300 FOR TRYING TO BRING THIS ON BOARD! THIS IS A PENALTY!!!
Lady “I’m sorry, sir…I didn’t reali…”
DHS: “NOW YOUR SORRY! YOU SHOULD HAVE THOUGHT OF THAT BEFORE YOU BROUGHT THIS WITH YOU! YOU SIGNED THE FORM!!!!

Then it was my friends turn lucky with the pleasant agent.

He was asked the purpose of his visit. He responded he’s attending a trade show in Chicago for business purposes.
The agent said, “sorry that’s not gonna happen. You’ve been denied entry.”
My friend asked, “Why? What’s the reason.”
The agent said, “I’m sorry I can’t give out that information.”
my friend calmly said, “OK, Thank you, I guess I’ll be going.”
The Agent said, “No. You’re in United states territory now. You’re not leaving without a retina scan and finger prints.”

My friend gets scanned and finger printed and sees documents being placed in a file regarding him with the “Department of Homeland Security” labeled on the front of the folder.

While waiting he sees the intimidating agent now berate some NEW mundanes:

In front of him are a family of 3, an older indian couple with thick accents and their daughter.

DHS: SO, it shows you go to USA 2-4 times a year and India twice a year! WHY ARE YOU TRAVELING SO MUCH!?!??!
Indian Lady: Our children now have families in USA, in fact that’s where we are taking our youngest now.
DHS: BUT HOW DO YOU HAVE THE TIME? AND WHY INDIA SO OFTEN!?!?
Indian Lady: We still have relatives back home, we are retired. We go back to India to see family.
DHS: WHERE DO YOU GET ALL THIS MONEY!!??!!? HOW CAN YOU FLY SO MUCH!?!?!? I CAN’T FLY SO OFTEN, I CAN’T AFFORD IT! HOW ARE YOU AFFORDING IT!!! WHERE IS THE MONEY COMING FROM!?!?!!

He also witnessed a 70-80 year old lady alone by herself, apparently she had something in a long long ago passed that popped up while looking into her criminal record. He didn’t give me the details of that one.

My friend meanwhile was told to go to a room. He got freaked out in an isolated room at that point…No cell phones, no communication with the outside, at this point the burning anger was gone and now he was beginning to panic. He washed his hands and was then let away outside.

He had to wait for a friend/family member to pick him up (because obviously he couldn’t call anyone to say, “hey pick me up”) so after 1.5-2hrs with DHS he was then finally able to use his cell phone, then had to wait 30min-1hr for someone to get free to pick him up from the airport.

While waiting he saw one of the guys in a suit finally leave DHS and the guy was steaming. My friend asked and the business man in a suit was denied as well and missed a meeting…He was fuming.

My friend is just in shock how regular people are being treated like criminals. Just being berated and intimidated for doing absolutely nothing. Of course he’s in shock watching a room full of normal people (himself included) being denied access into the US and being forced to do retina scans and finger prints.

He thinks his surfing and being on the “wrong” websites is the culprit. All that talk about traffic being monitored etc.

It’s all too real now. It’s not just stories on the internet.

I remember my trips to Canada as a kid, my dad would drive us to Niagra Falls, we never needed passports or anything.

I used to always forget when I would be in Canada it was a different country and always surprised, “oh yeah customs” when we’d cross back over to USA. But it was just so seemless.

In fact I remember I was at a conference back in 2000 in Toronto and on the way to the airport I misplaced my passport. I didn’t realize it until immigration. The agent asked me a few questions and they were silly stuff and we both laughed and he said, “Next time don’t forget your passport and I won’t have to ask you these stupid questions!” We both laughed again and I walked through onto the plane.

Now I’m USA born and raised in the Midwest. I have a midwest American accent, and we joke calling ourselves coconuts. (Brown on the outside, but white inside). I’m brown and have a beard. I can’t even imagine that scenario 12 years later about me misplacing my passport, who knows where I would be held and for how long.

Those days are over. It’s gone. I want to shed a tear after this whole scenario occurred. It hit me in the gut. Those days hopping in a car and going to Canada seem like a dream. That innocent age of a FREE America is really gone. It’s really gone.

It’s not just stories on the internet. It’s not just some conspiracy theorists overblowing things out of proportion.

It’s real and it’s so sad.”

Most journalists simply don’t get Ron Paul. A big part of it is journalists not being able to understand anything other than what they’ve been taught to understand, which in politics amounts to little more than the horserace before them. Journalists understand how to cover a conventional campaign. They really don’t know what to do with a movement. Plus, they can be pretty lazy. Trust me.

In his review of Reason’s Brian Doherty’s book on Dr. Paul, James Antle makes some keen observations concerning Ron Paul and media coverage at Real Clear Books:

Brian Doherty aside, most reporters don’t know what to make of Ron Paul. This observation isn’t simply a clichéd swipe at the “drive-by media” or the dinosaurs of the dreaded “MSM.” To the working press, from the Red Bull-addled gumshoes at Internet start-ups to grizzled veterans of the campaign trail, Paul’s two Republican presidential bids simply do not compute.

This only partly due to liberal bias, the smothering conventional wisdom that sees no practical difference between restoring the Constitution and returning the powdered wig to its proper place in American fashion. Gold standard? Letters of marque and reprisal? Mainstream media eyes glaze over…

The biggest problem is that there is no easy media narrative for what Paul is doing. The success or failure of most presidential campaigns is determined by two simple metrics: winning the nomination and winning the White House. Whatever his principled disagreements with Mitt Romney, when Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign, that was all she wrote. There is no generation of Rick Santorum Republicans ready to run in his place. When John Kerry came up short in Ohio against George W. Bush in 2004, he became yesterday’s news…

 

(But Paul) is still attracting crowds that number in the thousands on the stump. His online money bombs raise millions of dollars even as this late stage of the campaign. Most importantly, his supporters are crowding Republican state conventions and district meetings. The result is that Paul is accumulating a surprising number of delegates…

The Ron Paul forces are still giving the Republican establishment fits months after their campaign was presumed dead. They took 16 out of 19 delegates allocated by congressional district caucuses in Romney’s home state of Massachusetts. Paulites even denied a delegate slot to Romney’s former lieutenant governor. Delegate-wise, Paul may turn out to be the winner in Iowa after all. The state GOP will be chaired by Paul supporters in both Iowa and Alaska.

Paul’s legacy includes dozens of Ron Paul Republicans, the most successful being his son Rand Paul, the junior senator from Kentucky, and the up-and-coming young Michigan Congressman Justin Amash. This is what makes Paul so hard for the media to cover: he is clearly having a bigger long-term impact than the 1972 John Ashbrook presidential campaign, but movement-building doesn’t fit neatly into the horserace mentality of most political journalism.

Doherty ends his book with an exchange between Paul and an ABC News reporter. What would Paul do to improve his poll numbers? “I don’t change my message,” Paul replied. He then followed up with what Doherty describes as “that slightly hesitant Ron Paul thoughtfulness”: “I change minds.”

Ron Paul is changing the Republican Party right before our very eyes.

WINNING!

 

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/333906/20120426/ron-paul-2012-delegates-news-romney-convention.htm

Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign has won the majority of Washington’s delegates to the Republican National Convention, and a number of other states are expected to follow suit, pointing to a hectic convention in which Mitt Romney‘s path to the nomination may face a major insurgent opponent.

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Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign has won the majority of Washington’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, and a number of other states are expected to follow suit, paving the way to a hectic convention in which Mitt Romney’s path to the nomination will come up against the major obstacle of an insurgent opponent.
 
Washington is now the third state, after Iowa and Minnesota, in which Ron Paul has locked up at least half of the state’s nominating delegates. In order to be officially entered in nomination at the Tampa, Fla., convention, he needs to secure half or more of the delegates in five states, and as of Thursday, he looks poised to grab a majority of delegates in other states like North Dakota and Maine in coming weeks.

Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign has taken an unorthodox tack, hoping to draw state delegates to his camp rather than simply winning the popular vote. As such, he is stacking up delegates who once backed Newt GingrichHerman CainRick Santorum and other fallen candidates.

And the strategy is not unprecedented. Warren G. Harding pulled off a surprise win at the 1920 Republican convention, where he eventually won the nomination despite heading in with the fewest delegates of any remaining candidate. And Harding went on to sweep into the White House

Even Fox News said this week that Paul’s presence on the ballot at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa “looks inevitable at this point.”

And if he makes it onto the ballot, Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign has the chance to throw a wrench in the nominating process, proving all the critics wrong by having a huge impact on the Republican race instead of just fizzling out as has long been predicted.

Even if he doesn’t end up with the GOP nod, Paul may be able to influence the proceedings in Tampa by changing the conversation and revamping the strategy in order to target Paulites and others who don’t agree with Romney’s policies.

The libertarian Texas congressman could also continue to remain relevant by running on a third-party ticket, an option he has not ruled out.