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Like most libertarians, it doesn't really ring true, but he tries to make it sound like he cares.
This is a highly cogent and persuasive work of history and political science, and I strongly recommend reading it.
More importantly, it's a good read full of great stories and great ideas that both entertains and provokes.
This was for a class. It was dry, dull, boring and I hated every time I had to read something from it.Published 21 months ago by L. Smith
Mr. Lindsey has a nice way with words and as a libertarian isn't angry or divisive. His premise is that after WWII, America entered a new type of society, a society freed for the... Read morePublished on August 12, 2010 by Amazon Customer
In some respects I consider myself a libertarian, but the main problem I have with the party and the movement is that it seems like a cult religion in some ways. Read morePublished on June 1, 2010 by S. Riley
For someone who closely follows news and politics, reading this book was a refreshing experience. Its central premise is a truly unique idea, in a field filled with redundant... Read morePublished on January 16, 2008 by J. Harris
A friend recommended this book to me when he heard some of the other material I was reading, he thought it would be good to see the opposing viewpoint. Read morePublished on October 8, 2007 by Narz
Brink Lindsey seems like a really average American guy, which is surprising not because of his unusual name but because he's the Vice President for Research at the libertarian Cato... Read morePublished on September 29, 2007 by Amazon Customer
Provided an excellent explanation of our country's current social and political situation by chronicling how the nation's political center re-balances extremes on the left and... Read morePublished on August 9, 2007 by S. Cavote
Allows one to step back and see and understand some of the social and political events of his lifetime. Read morePublished on May 31, 2007 by J. Principato
This is the best modern American history that I have seen. The author presents an intriguing theme and makes his points via an eminently readable tour of our cultural, political... Read morePublished on May 24, 2007 by Peter Gordon