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I Am a Liberal: A Conservative's Guide to Dealing With Nature's Most Irritating Mistake [Kindle Edition]

Kurt Schlichter
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Pssst. Here’s a secret – writer Kurt Schlichter, author of the hilarious #1 Amazon Kindle Bestselling ebook "I Am a Conservative: Uncensored, Undiluted and Absolutely Un-PC," is not really a liberal. Not by a long shot.

Now he’s back with "I Am a Liberal: A Conservative’s Guide to Dealing With Nature’s Most Irritating Mistake," and he’s more caring than ever.

But beware: if you’re interested in compromise, bipartisanship, and reasoned, rationale debates that end up with wimpy conservatives pummeled and bloodied by their ruthless liberal opponents, move on. This is not the book for you.

If you want a field manual stuffed with un-PC essays and searing mockery designed to make liberals cry, you’re in the right place.

"I Am a Liberal" is an uproarious, no-holds-barred study of the modern American liberal, taking aim squarely at the smug snobs who, despite never having run anything, somehow imagine that they are morally and technically qualified to run everything – especially your life.

Longer, funnier, and packed with more go-for-the-throat sarcasm than its predecessor, "I Am a Liberal" takes no prisoners as it teaches what every conservative needs to understand about:

• Liberal Argument Tactics
• Liberal History
• Surprising Liberal Facts
• The Collectivist Rainbow’s Fifty Shades of Fail
• The Curse of Open-Mindedness
• And Much, Much More...

From gutsy calls to honest reelection slogans to Hollywood’s biggest morons, "I Am a Liberal" is a graduate-level education in understanding and defeating what is truly Nature’s most irritating mistake.

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  • File Size: 321 KB
  • Print Length: 180 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009CAV210
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #151,889 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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19 of 24 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice, fun, hoping for a bit more October 3, 2012
By Shemp
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Kurt Schlichter is a US Army Colonel, an LA Lawyer, and a one-time stand-up comedian. He is also required Twitter reading for the sort of conservatives who yearn for full engagement with the Enemy. All of those things come out in this fun takedown of the radical American left, from Occupy to the racist policies the Democrat party has championed throughout its history.

If you're looking at this book, you've almost certainly come across Mr. Schlichter on Twitter. If you enjoy his posts there, you'll like "I Am a Liberal", which expands on some familiar themes while opening a few new fronts in the War on Socialism. Hey, it's a 4/5 star review; I clearly enjoyed it. Buy the book. It'll make you a more #caring human being.

Now, let the nit-picking commence.

I admit I was hoping for a bit more Ann Coulter, and a bit less Rodney Dangerfield, than what I found. In other words, more of the sort of article Mr. Schlichter posts on the Breitbart website - those tend to be rather good. Unfortunately, you can see the Lawyer's legal briefs and the Colonel's reports come out in occasional runs of choppy prose, while the stand-up comedian dominates the pages and pages of Twitter-style one-liners. The tweets are often fun, but at times feel like filler when coming down from a particularly well-argued chapter. It hurts the flow, and I find myself flipping through tweets to get to the next chapter. Alternatively, a single favorite tweet might make a great subtitle for each chapter. It'd be a more effective way to tie the Twitter audience into a larger effort than pages of familiar, but out-of-place, tweets. (Kurt - that idea's free)

I think Kurt Schlichter has in him the potential to start writing Conservative must-reads; he just needs to transition from Twitter Airborne into Literary Operator. Developing enough confidence and capability as a writer to leave the one-liners behind and write a full-throated novel will take him there.
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30 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious, honest and un-PC September 18, 2012
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If you're not following Kurt Schlichter on twitter, you should be. He's hilarious, sarcastic and dead right. In his second ebook, Kurt digs into the Liberal mindset, a most frightening journey. With "I Am A Liberal", Kurt attacks the liberal argument theory of not arguing on facts or logic, but by loud volume and violence. From there, he punches holes in smugness from liberals who, in Kurt's world, should be fetching him his latte.

The book is great, and makes a good antidote to the MMFA-led bias factory. Give this book to your fellow liberals, and show them that you are indeed #caring.
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12 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Victory September 18, 2012
By Daximus
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If you don't enjoy this book...stop breeding. You're part of the problem. Limit your social footprint, loser. If you do like this book, you're probably a normal frustrated tax payer, carry on.
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15 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Laugh Liberally September 18, 2012
By cv
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There is a time and a place to get angry and to work against collectivist political candidates, and to encounter prissy morons who think your property should be their property because they just prefer it.

And there is also an abundance of time for what may rightly be the focus of your life, the pursuit of your own personal happiness. Achieving your goals, spending time with who and what you are passionate about. Right up there with the peak of human experiences must be laughter.

That's what Kurt knows and communicates so cleverly. Laugh at evil, for it is impotent.

CONS: You will not be able to put this book down and your kindle will have to be wiped down frequently from laughter spittle.
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7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hey! Schlichter! September 22, 2012
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This is Kurt's second book. It is the second I have read and the second I have reviewed.

Hey! @KurtSchlichter ! I've reviewed BOTH your books! [...]

It is funnier than the first and worth every penny. I am not saying that just because I'm mentioned in there, either.

I'm saying it because, if Kurt sells enough copies, he'll buy me a beer.
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5.0 out of 5 stars It was fantastic. I laughed until my anus ruptured December 23, 2014
By Gigg
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It was fantastic. I laughed until my anus ruptured. You may want to sit on an absorbent towel or possibly puppy training pads. something before you read this.
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6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
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Kurt Schlichter's new book "I Am A Liberal" is dangerous - very dangerous. The belly laughs are so frequent and intense it truly becomes painful to read. But read it you will: the book is so funny it's hard to put down, so don't be surprised if you find yourself bleary-eyed and in pain at 3:30 in the morning trying to finish the damned thing.
If you're into this type of painful, insomnia-producing exercise, I recommend Mr. Schlichter's other book "I Am A Conservative" to be certain you show up late to work with sore abdominal muscles, a headache, and a big smile on your face.
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8 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny, Intelligent & Informative! October 14, 2012
By G Rio
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This book is a MUST READ for anyone who is sick of listening to their "progressive" friends and family and their stale, lame arguments about conservatives. I laughed out loud throughout most of this book. I also found myself taking notes of the hilarious come-backs that Mr. Schlichter so caringly provides for us to use as a tool when sparring with liberals. Also, if you are not following him on Twitter you are truly missing out.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 4 months ago by David Difabio
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great book
Published 5 months ago by Kindle Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Funny
Funny book that had some great stuff to throw at liberals, but the tweets got a bit repetitive.
Published 9 months ago by John
5.0 out of 5 stars Most accurate take on liberalism I've ever read.
As conservatives, we sometimes have a hard time describing a liberal's belief system, because it's like nailing jello to a wall. It just moves around too much. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Tamara Gibson
2.0 out of 5 stars Some funny lines, but not much of a book
The author has some pretty good one liners, but to string them together and call it a book? These appear to be mostly twitter feeds. Read more
Published 12 months ago by SHOOTER44
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
I thought it was funny and informational. My first ebook purchase. I follow Kurt on Twitter and love his take on liberals. Looking forward to more.
Published 15 months ago by Cheri Hins
3.0 out of 5 stars Very Predictable
Worth the read, but it didn't really expand the topic. Lots of duplication and rehashing. I can't think of 5 more words to say.
Published 16 months ago by dazed&confused
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable read
I found myself laughing and nodding my head to just about everything in this book. And more importantly, I really hope that he is right in saying that liberalism will fail. Read more
Published 21 months ago by ALAlex
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad...
Always cool to see the liberal viewpoint mocked, Schlichter seems to know what he's talking about. Better than Rush Limbaugh, not quite as good as Bart Drake...
Published 21 months ago by Frank B.
1.0 out of 5 stars embarrassingly bad read
If I were the author of this piece of crap I'd either change my name or find a new vocation, writing books doesn't appear to be this guys forte. Read more
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Kurt Schlichter writes, with a pronounced conservative edge, as a weekly columnist for His new book "Conservative Insurgency: The Struggle to Take America Back 2009-2041" is set for release On July 15, 2014 from Post Tree Press.

Kurt was personally recruited by Andrew Breitbart in 2009 to write first for Big Hollywood, and then for's Big Government, Big Journalism and Big Peace sites. His freelance work has also been published in major papers like the New York Post, the Washington Examiner, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Washington Times, the Army Times, and the San Francisco Examiner.

Kurt is often on the air as a news source, an on-screen commentator, and as a guest on nationally syndicated radio programs discussing political, military and legal issues, including Fox News, the Hugh Hewitt Show, the Dennis Miller Show, Geraldo, the Greg Garrison Show, the John Phillips Show, the Tony Katz Radio Spectacular, PJTV's The Conversation, The Delivery with Jimmie Bise, Jr., the Snark Factor, and WMAL's Mornings on the Mall with Larry O'Connor, among others.

He appears weekly on the Cam and Company Show with his own brand of caring conservative cultural commentary.

As a stand-up comic for several years, he has gathered a large and devoted following in the world of social media for his amusing and often biting conservative commentary. He is an active user of Twitter (@KurtSchlichter) with over 36,000 followers, which led to his #1 selling Amazon "Political Humor" ebooks "I Am a Conservative: Uncensored, Undiluted and Absolutely Un-PC," "I Am a Liberal: A Conservative's Guide to Dealing With Nature's Most Irritating Mistake," "Fetch My Latte: Sharing Feelings With Stupid People," and "50 Shades of Liberal."

Kurt is also a successful trial lawyer based in the Los Angeles area representing companies and individuals in matters ranging from routine business cases to confidential Hollywood and entertainment industry disputes and transactions. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which recognizes attorneys who have won verdicts in excess of $1 million, his litigation strategy and legal analysis articles regularly run in such legal publications such as the Los Angeles Daily Journal and California Lawyer.

Kurt is a 1994 graduate of Loyola Law School, where he was a law review editor. He majored in Communications and Political Science as an undergraduate at the University of California, San Diego, where he also edited the conservative student paper California Review while writing a regular column in the student humor paper the Koala. He also drank a lot of Coors.

Kurt rose to the rank of Army infantry colonel on active duty and in the California Army National Guard. He wears the silver "jump wings" of a qualified paratrooper and commanded the elite 1st Squadron, 18th Cavalry Regiment. A veteran of both the Persian Gulf War and Operation Enduring Freedom (Kosovo), as well as the Los Angeles riots, the Northridge earthquake and the 2007 San Diego fires mobilizations, he is a graduate of the Army's Combined Arms Staff Service School, the Command and General Staff College, and the United States Army War College, where he received a master of Strategic Studies degree.

He loves military history, red meat and the Second Amendment. His favorite caliber is .45.

Kurt is married to Irina and has two children. He also owns the Hideous Terrier. He lives in the South Bay area of Los Angeles.

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