This book will make you think long and hard about what it means to be a "patriot" and a "citizen".
Anyway, Jensen's book is really well written and his contentions regarding the U.S. Government and it's policies are explained fully and passionately.
To people who actually research U.S. history and our destructive foreign policy, this seems like common sense.
Professor Jensen definitely gives you points to ponder in this work. I came away feeling more connected to a global community and in opposition to our current imperialistic... Read morePublished 16 months ago by John F. Griffin
Robert Jensen's experience after 9/11 was much like mine - concern at the likelihood of an inappropriate massive military response which would ultimately make the U.S. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Joyce
I agree with other reviewers that his heart is in the right place. But some of his thinking is off kilter. For really clear progressive thinking check out Progressive Logic. Read morePublished on September 12, 2008 by William J. Kelleher, Ph.D.
Clearly, Jensen is a left-wing, anti-war (not just Iraq, but war in general, except grudgingly, World War II), academic who takes exception to American patriotism, and arguably,... Read morePublished on August 19, 2007 by Charles P. Hobbs
Robert Jensen carries the burden of a strongly opinionated man, which is that of inability to see the possibility of legitimate disagreement with him. Read morePublished on September 6, 2005 by Stan Eads
...but I've been on a roll for quite sometime now. Anyway, Jensen's book is really well written and his contentions regarding the U.S. Read morePublished on August 31, 2005 by Third World
"SNARL"...our friend below is so typical of those who have a fundamental disconnect about political debate in America. SNARL does not read book...SNARL reviews book. Huh? Read morePublished on April 3, 2005 by B. Carter
I heard Jensen on a local radio show promoting this book. The host said it was well-written and compelling. All I got from Jensen's time on the show was how he hated America. Read morePublished on February 17, 2005 by SNARL
Wake America. Remember when England tried to control the 13 U.S. colonies but finally lost? When we founded our independence our country was supposed to be a symbol of democracy,... Read morePublished on December 9, 2004 by superdx2013