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Posted: 8/11/2011 8:53:26 AM EDT
I'm reading 2 books now that are both worth reading

Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg - The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning

Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern


Link Posted: 8/11/2011 8:54:38 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 8/11/2011 8:59:00 AM EDT
[#3]
The Biggest Con by Irwin Schiff.  It explains the set-up we are living under today.
When Money Dies by Adam Ferguson.  Examines hyper-inflation in WW I Germany and post-war Weimar Republic.
Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando Aguirre (Arfcom member FerFal)
Aftershock by Weidemer, Weidemer and Spitzer.
Crashproof 2.0 by Peter Schiff

Link Posted: 8/11/2011 8:59:54 AM EDT
[#4]
Book Recomendations
Always running - Louis Rodriguez
One Bullet Away - Nate Fick
The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan - Neamatollah Nojumi
A Snipers Journey - Gary D. Mitchell
The Victors - Stephen Ambrose
The Good War - Studs Terkel
The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell - John Crawford
Steel My Soldiers Hearts - David H. Hackworth
In the Company of Heros - Michael J. Durant
Sniper One - Sgt. Dan Mills
The Words we Live By - Linda R. Monk
Backyard Ballistics - Gurstelle
Generation Kill - Evan Wright
Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
Super Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
Guns Germs and Steel - Jared Diamond
Hogs in the Shadows - Milo S. Afong
Joker One - Donovan Campbell
Lone Survivor - Marcus Luttrell
Sons of Hamas - Mosab Hassan Yousef
Virtue of Selfishness - Ayn Rand
Warrior Soul - Chuck Pfarrer
Marine Sniper - Charles Henderson
Shooter - Sgt. Jack Coughlin
Bravo Two Zero - Andy McNabb
Dead Center - Ed Kugler
Cyber War - Richard Clarke
Rogue Warrior - Richard Marcinko
98.6 Degrees - Cody Lundin
Lions of Kandahar - Kevin Maurer
SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper - Stephen Templin
The Dark Arts of Business - Wayne Taylor


Too Fat to Fish - Artie Lange
The Bedwetter Stories - Sarah Silverman
In 50 Years We'll All be Chicks - Adam Carolla
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell - Tucker Max
Assholes Finish First - Tucker Max
WWZ - Max Brooks
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:03:08 AM EDT
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Stiffs.....Mary Roach

Free To Choose.....Milton Friedman

Unintended Consequences....John Ross

Atlas Shrugged.....Ayn Rand

Anything written by Ray Bradbury

Stand By Me.....Stephen King

Earth Abides.....George Stewart
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:03:21 AM EDT
[#6]
Unbroken by Laura Hilldebrand

And I just finished A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.  Not a whiz bang tacticool book but once you get used to Dicken's grammer, its an interesting look at the French Revolution and the dynamics of a "populist" uprising in all its gore and glory.    A romanticized story but in today's climate, its somewhat appropriate reading.


ETA:  Read Anthem by Ayn Rand.  Soon to read Atlas Shrugged.

And of course, for escapism, Tolkien's The Hobbit.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:09:38 AM EDT
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Quoted:
The Biggest Con by Irwin Schiff.  It explains the set-up we are living under today.
When Money Dies by Adam Ferguson.  Examines hyper-inflation in WW I Germany and post-war Weimar Republic.
Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando Aguirre (Arfcom member FerFal)
Aftershock by Weidemer, Weidemer and Spitzer.
Crashproof 2.0 by Peter Schiff



You been looking at my bookshelf??

Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:15:07 AM EDT
[#8]
The Old Man and the Boy

Finding Peace, Happiness, and Joy

The 5,000 Year Leap

A Walk in the Woods ( Don't read this in bed with your SO, you will laugh and wake them up)
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:29:10 AM EDT
[#9]
Quoted:
Quoted:
The Biggest Con by Irwin Schiff.  It explains the set-up we are living under today.
When Money Dies by Adam Ferguson.  Examines hyper-inflation in WW I Germany and post-war Weimar Republic.
Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando Aguirre (Arfcom member FerFal)
Aftershock by Weidemer, Weidemer and Spitzer.
Crashproof 2.0 by Peter Schiff



You been looking at my bookshelf??



Your gf has been letting me into your house.  No hanky-panky.  She's loyal to you and lets me borrow your books.  Thanks.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:31:36 AM EDT
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The Fountainhead

If I had it to do over, I would have read this first and skipped Atlas Shrugged.  The Fountainhead is better, in my opinion, and if you read one you understand the theme of the other.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 10:00:57 AM EDT
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Von Clausewitz on War





We Were Soldiers Once and Young - Harold G. Moore/Joseph L. Galloway
 
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 10:04:12 AM EDT
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I just read The Looming Tower.  Its an awesome read about the islamic terrorism movement w/ its origins and the inteligence failures leading up to 9/11.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 10:29:56 AM EDT
[#13]
Enders game- A futuristic book about a boy that is forced into a space academy and his battles there.

Guarding Sing Sing- A book written by a guard while he worked at Sing Sing prison in New York. It really gets into the inner workings of a prison system and how prison plays a role in our society.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 10:45:26 AM EDT
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"Catch 22." Read it at 14, and it taught me some of the most important lessons that I've ever learned.

It is entirely possible that you are right, and everyone around you is wrong.

The people in power, don't give a shit about you.

Documents signed "Washington Irving" never come back.


It's also one of the funniest books you'll ever read.


Link Posted: 8/11/2011 10:48:18 AM EDT
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Quoted:
Quoted:
Quoted:
The Biggest Con by Irwin Schiff.  It explains the set-up we are living under today.
When Money Dies by Adam Ferguson.  Examines hyper-inflation in WW I Germany and post-war Weimar Republic.
Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando Aguirre (Arfcom member FerFal)
Aftershock by Weidemer, Weidemer and Spitzer.
Crashproof 2.0 by Peter Schiff



You been looking at my bookshelf??



Your gf has been letting me into your house.  No hanky-panky.  She's loyal to you and lets me borrow your books.  Thanks.


I do have the 'neighborhood liberty library' but it seems to be quite a commute for you.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 10:53:24 AM EDT
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Quoted:
The Old Man and the Boy



One of, if not my favorite book.  I also enjoyed The Old Man's Boy Grows Older.

My stepdad called me last night to tell me to read a book titled Heaven is for Real.  I bought it last night on my Nook and read it in one sitting; it is a story about a boy who went to Heaven while in surgery, and comes back to tell his story to his parents in bits and pieces.  I really enjoyed this book, I read it in one sitting.  I highly recommend it for some lighter reading.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 11:20:06 AM EDT
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Through the Fire Without Being Burned
The Heavenly Man

Both are very good if you're into spiritual reading.  The subject of the former is Romanian and was tortured for smuggling bibles throughout his country and even into Soviet Russia.  The man who wanted to fry him in an electric chair brought in from East Germany Died Right There on the second attempt.  He immigrated to America where he warned us what may become of us.  The latter was in Commie China and he preached the gospel, was tortured and imprisoned several times.  He had a miraculous escape after the guards broke his leg.  He was helped up and then walked out of every open door, through the courtyard and the prison gate.  He then caught a cab that was outside.  They discovered him missing later and couldn't figure out how he got away.  Hand of God at work there.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 11:24:54 AM EDT
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Quoted:
Book Recomendations
Always running - Louis Rodriguez
One Bullet Away - Nate Fick
The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan - Neamatollah Nojumi
A Snipers Journey - Gary D. Mitchell
The Victors - Stephen Ambrose
The Good War - Studs Terkel
The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell - John Crawford
Steel My Soldiers Hearts - David H. Hackworth
In the Company of Heros - Michael J. Durant
Sniper One - Sgt. Dan Mills
The Words we Live By - Linda R. Monk
Backyard Ballistics - Gurstelle
Generation Kill - Evan Wright
Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
Super Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
Guns Germs and Steel - Jared Diamond
Hogs in the Shadows - Milo S. Afong
Joker One - Donovan Campbell
Lone Survivor - Marcus Luttrell
Sons of Hamas - Mosab Hassan Yousef
Virtue of Selfishness - Ayn Rand
Warrior Soul - Chuck Pfarrer
Marine Sniper - Charles Henderson
Shooter - Sgt. Jack Coughlin
Bravo Two Zero - Andy McNabb
Dead Center - Ed Kugler
Cyber War - Richard Clarke
Rogue Warrior - Richard Marcinko
98.6 Degrees - Cody Lundin
Lions of Kandahar - Kevin Maurer
SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper - Stephen Templin
The Dark Arts of Business - Wayne Taylor


Too Fat to Fish - Artie Lange
The Bedwetter Stories - Sarah Silverman
In 50 Years We'll All be Chicks - Adam Carolla
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell - Tucker Max
Assholes Finish First - Tucker Max
WWZ - Max Brooks


This is the one I was going to say!

BigDozer66
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 11:58:27 AM EDT
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Quoted:
Quoted:
The Old Man and the Boy



One of, if not my favorite book.  I also enjoyed The Old Man's Boy Grows Older.

My stepdad called me last night to tell me to read a book titled Heaven is for Real.  I bought it last night on my Nook and read it in one sitting; it is a story about a boy who went to Heaven while in surgery, and comes back to tell his story to his parents in bits and pieces.  I really enjoyed this book, I read it in one sitting.  I highly recommend it for some lighter reading.


It is on the shelf, I hope to get to it soon.

Link Posted: 8/11/2011 12:06:32 PM EDT
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Quoted:


Book Recomendations

Always running - Louis Rodriguez

One Bullet Away - Nate Fick

The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan - Neamatollah Nojumi

A Snipers Journey - Gary D. Mitchell

The Victors - Stephen Ambrose

The Good War - Studs Terkel

The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell - John Crawford

Steel My Soldiers Hearts - David H. Hackworth

In the Company of Heros - Michael J. Durant

Sniper One - Sgt. Dan Mills

The Words we Live By - Linda R. Monk

Backyard Ballistics - Gurstelle

Generation Kill - Evan Wright

Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt

Super Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt

Guns Germs and Steel - Jared Diamond

Hogs in the Shadows - Milo S. Afong

Joker One - Donovan Campbell

Lone Survivor - Marcus Luttrell

Sons of Hamas - Mosab Hassan Yousef

Virtue of Selfishness - Ayn Rand

Warrior Soul - Chuck Pfarrer

Marine Sniper - Charles Henderson

Shooter - Sgt. Jack Coughlin

Bravo Two Zero - Andy McNabb

Dead Center - Ed Kugler

Cyber War - Richard Clarke

Rogue Warrior - Richard Marcinko

98.6 Degrees - Cody Lundin

Lions of Kandahar - Kevin Maurer

SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper - Stephen Templin

The Dark Arts of Business - Wayne Taylor





Too Fat to Fish - Artie Lange

The Bedwetter Stories - Sarah Silverman

In 50 Years We'll All be Chicks - Adam Carolla

I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell - Tucker Max

Assholes Finish First - Tucker Max

WWZ - Max Brooks


I can vouch for the bolded. Good books.



 
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