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Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World [Kindle Edition]

Andrew Breitbart
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Book Description

Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly. Breitbart is convinced that too many national stories are slanted by the news media in an unfair way.

In RIGHTEOUS INDIGNATION, Breitbart talks about the key issues that Americans face, how he has aligned himself with the Tea Party, and how one needs to deal with the liberal news world head on. Along the way, he details his early years, working with Matt Drudge, the Huffington Post, and so on, and how Breitbart developed his unique style of launching key websites to help get the word out to conservatives all over.

A rollicking and controversial read, Breitbart will certainly raise your blood pressure, one way or another.

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Righteous is three books in one, each self-contained. Together, they weave a narrative that will remind many readers of their own lives. Even if you don't share all of Andrew's political beliefs, you will find yourself identifying with at least some of his story and conclusions. The book is part biography, part history lesson, and part manifesto, and it flows with clarity of purpose from one page to the next. It subtly draws you into a narrative, strung through the whole book, where he meticulously makes the case against the media and pop culture, which, he argues, help spread and normalize the liberal agenda. He also explains how to combat that agenda. (The Daily Caller

Right smack in the middle of this volume is where Mr. Breitbart's narrative takes off like a rocket. The chapter "Breakthrough" is in and of itself well worth the price of "Righteous Indignation." (The Washington Times

About the Author

Andrew Breitbart is the creator of,, Big Hollywood and Big Government. His new website, Big Journalism, launched in December 2009. His websites get millions of hits everyday.

Product Details

  • File Size: 686 KB
  • Print Length: 268 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: B00A19TMNG
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (April 15, 2011)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0047Y16FI
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #140,332 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1,022 of 1,184 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Walk Toward The Fire April 2, 2011
By Jaci
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If you ever watch the news, listen to the radio or check the headlines on, you must read this book. There is a battle going on for the information gateway of our country: the news media complex.

And the great general leading the charge, the brilliant strategist who has been literally on the forefront of this fight and has seen it from the inside-out and the ground-up, who makes it possible for you and I to literally hear "the rest of the story".... is Andrew Breitbart.

Anything we know today, about the JournoList, about ACORN, about Pigford is directly because of Andrew Breitbart. (And if you don't know about any of the things I just mentioned, start researching, because this affects YOU)

"Righteous Indignation" is part memoir, part treatise, part history lesson. It begins with the infamous ACORN sting investigation, in which James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles went to multiple ACORN offices around the country and asked ACORN to help them find tax breaks for their brothel, in which they claimed to employ underage illegal immigrants. Yes, they explicitly stated that was their business - underage human trafficking.

And Breitbart dropped the videos, one by one. Aside from the moral repugnance of the actions of the ACORN offices, the bigger story was that ACORN was doing this using taxpayer dollars. Within weeks, Congress unanimously voted to defund one of the largest community activists groups in the country.

All because of some bloggers and a couple of kids with a camera.

The next part of the book details how Breitbart became the biggest New Media magnate of our day, the driving force behind the biggest news stories in the last 5 years.
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5.0 out of 5 stars James Fitzgerald Jr April 3, 2011
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Well, I started the book yesterday and was up reading it until 2:30 AM. The book is good. I finished it this morning. What is captivating about the book is that you get to peek behind the curtain into the real life media and political battle for the heart and soul of America. Breitbart takes you on his journey. I get the sense that there are huge gaps in the journey and that there is a lot that he is not telling us. But what he does tell us is fascinating and very insightful. At his heart, Breitbart is a big picture strategist, a gutsy provocateur, and a new media entrepreneur. This is a very good thing. There are very few of those on the right. The right is usually reactionary, playing defense and fighting the last battle-not the next one. His book is a clarion call and he gives us his game plan. Read it if you are part of this huge middle-right nation that has grown weary of seeing the media trash all that is true, good and beautiful. Join Breitbart's army. Oh, and bring a recording device and/or cash.
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297 of 353 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book about the Left Media Complex April 18, 2011
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I received this book on my Kindle on Friday, and finished today, Monday. I follow Breitbart and his Big websites, and all the controversies through the past few years, so I am already aware and loved hearing about it from the inside.

Especially interesting was how the ACORN exposé went down, as well as the Lewinsky story and Drudge. It is amazing how Clinton's indiscretions were morphed by the left media complex into the narrative that it was only sex, and then digging up affairs by Republicans to run interference for Clinton. You forget how it was sometimes.

As someone who also grew up in LA and was a default liberal in my 20s, returning to my family's conservative values as I got older, I can relate to Breitbart's story of finding himself politically, and the satisfaction he gets from attacking the left by going after the Old Media Complex.
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179 of 212 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hard to put down! April 15, 2011
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Part auto-biography, part politics sprinkled with lots of laughs. This is one of the most entertaining books that I've read in years.
A great,easy read that's hard to put down.

Not just the same old Conservative opinion book that most would come to expect. Mr. Breitbart is truly a man on a mission, whose discovered his passion,and lives it. He has gone from one side of the political spectrum to the other, and experienced the different ideology's.

Andrew's humor actually makes the subjects of politics and media fun to read. Only wish it were longer.
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155 of 184 people found the following review helpful
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The authors of a sci-fi webcomic sell a tee shirt with the declaration "Fools, I will destroy you all! (Ask me how.)" Staring like the subject of some monstrous experiment from the cover of Right(eous Indig)Nation, Andrew Breitbart declares that he will destroy the people who tried to make him in their image, and tells us how.

Born to conservative, apolitical parents, Breitbart was reared by the Political Left. In college he followed their plan. He partied, skipped class, and parroted what his teachers told him. When he realized he was in trouble, he asked for help. He was told--seriously--to spend a semester dropping acid in New York. He did.

At Tulane the Left taught him what they wanted him to know, showed him what they wanted him to see, gave him the Party Line that he should think. But Breitbart somehow retained a thread of sanity. When it came time to rejoin The World, he compared what The University had taught him to what he could see for himself in The World, and realized that the whole substance and foundation of his "liberal" education was a lie. A lie deliberate, malicifent, and malignant. He chose to choose, and chose to turn on his creators. And since the Mad Political Scientists of the Left had also taught him how they think, and how they persuade, and how they lie and inculcate lies, they gave him the means to do what they had never planned. They gave him the means to destroy them.

Righteous Indignation is part memoir, part manifesto, and part master plan for making good on his subtitle: "Excuse Me While I Save The World"

How does Breitbart plan to save the world? With the one thing the Left fears above all: the Truth. In "That Hideous Strength" C.S.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Interesting life ended too soon.
Published 4 days ago by Susan E.
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting read.
Conservative will love this book, liberals will hate it. It has some interesting things in it if you are an independent, libertarian, or more middle of the road. Read more
Published 16 days ago by Aaron
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it.
Published 22 days ago by GREG FRIESEN
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I haven't read this yet... but I like Andrew Breitbart and wanted this book an addition to my library. Good price.
Published 1 month ago by Northerngal
5.0 out of 5 stars Honest, informative read
If you have heard the term "Democrat-Media Complex" and want to understand its origin and tactics - and how to combat it - buy this book. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Reggie Giles
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Insight into the formation of one the countries most abnormal...
Andrew Breitbart, despite his passing, gives a fantastic account of someone who began as an individual who's thought processes were formed by others. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Charles Jake Hildebrand
5.0 out of 5 stars Look inside Democrats dirty politics
I love the late Andrew Breitbart because:

1 - Honesty about his successes and failures
2 - Conversion from Liberal to Conservative
3 - Understands Democrats... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Mizzoujk
5.0 out of 5 stars update;
Great price, wonderful book! A. Breitbart is the BEST!
All the tools you need to totally DESTROY the liberal mindset, before the next election cycle. USE IT WISELY.
Published 2 months ago by Terry Adler
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book
I found this book to be a fascinating read. I read the entire book in one evening and enjoyed every word of it. The book was well written and flowed smoothly. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Ben
1.0 out of 5 stars I Did Not Read This Book
Why waste my time with an immature, ignorant ideologue who deliberately edited film footage to destroy an organization and cause the firing of an innocent woman?
Published 2 months ago by james warren
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Kindle version pricing
Agreed. I really do want to read this book, but I sure won't pay more for it on my Kindle than a hardcover version. And I don't buy hardcovers. So they won't be selling a book to me. Sorry Andrew. I was very interested in reading this.
Apr 19, 2011 by Amazon Customer |  See all 6 posts
Breitbart is part of the problem - choosing which parts of the US...
This book must surely have liberals apoplectic!!
Apr 19, 2011 by realist |  See all 9 posts
Wonder what they are discussing right now
Umm...Andrew Breitbart didn't cover up a manslaughter incident. Nor did he conspire with the USSR. That was your hero Ted.
Mar 5, 2012 by Scott M. Ryan |  See all 6 posts
The ACORN "lynching" is no reason to applaud Breitbart
Oh geez. HuffPo and MediaMatters. These are just not credible sources.

This is akin to asking you a question about Jewish theology and you providing a link to StormFront. Just not credible.

Really, you should try not to beclown yourself by pointing to slanted "gotcha" stories as...
May 11, 2011 by Scott M. Ryan |  See all 16 posts
Andrew Breitbart was a Huge Fake
GoProud was the equivalent of turkeys for Thanksgiving
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