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Posted: 11/19/2008 10:46:42 AM EDT
I am taking some time off next week, so I went to my library's web site and put the following books on hold to pick up today:

1984
Animal Farm
Brave New world
Lucifers Hammer
Alas Babylon


I have never read the above except for Alas Babylon.

I have a feeling that I may not have a better attitude post vacation.....
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 11:16:44 AM EDT
Add Atlas Shrugged to that list. Seriously. Unless,of course, you've already read it.
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 11:59:57 AM EDT
You'll make a fine socialist one day!

Study hard!
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 12:01:56 PM EDT
"WHO IS JOHN GALT?
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 12:07:12 PM EDT
Originally Posted By BangStick1:
You'll make a fine socialist one day!

Study hard!


BTW...He left out Saul Lewnskis "Rules for Radicals"

Link Posted: 11/19/2008 12:21:47 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 223YUGO:
Add Atlas Shrugged to that list. Seriously. Unless,of course, you've already read it.


Read it about 2 years ago
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 12:34:39 PM EDT
AND......Unintended Consequences....
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 1:49:47 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 223YUGO:
Originally Posted By BangStick1:
You'll make a fine socialist one day!

Study hard!


BTW...He left out Saul Lewnskis "Rules for Radicals"



he doesn't need to read it, just watch obama?

btw, it's Alinski
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 3:25:25 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Cacinok:
Originally Posted By 223YUGO:
Originally Posted By BangStick1:
You'll make a fine socialist one day!

Study hard!


BTW...He left out Saul Lewnskis "Rules for Radicals"



he doesn't need to read it, just watch obama?

btw, it's Alinski


You're correct. I forgot how to spell his last name.
I actually read that book in the late '70s
I picked it up at a used bookstore out of curiosity,having never heard of it.
What a load of Commie Crap.
A friend saw the book at my house. his comment was simply CLASSIC.
He said: "Rules for Radicals??? Radicals don't have rules!"
Glad I read it tho'. Know thyne enemy.

Link Posted: 11/19/2008 3:30:12 PM EDT
Add "Farenheight 451" by Ray Bradbury and "We" by Yevgeny Zamyatin and you've got a pretty comprehensive 'Distopia' collection. Great books all, "We" is a little tough to get through, but falls right in line with the rest. If you didn't already have a strong distrust of big government, you definitely will by the end of the week.

Oh, and try to buy them all in cash from a local dealer....avoid getting added to the watchlist that I'm sure many of us are on already *straightens tinfoil hat*
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 4:23:15 PM EDT
Just picked up three along with a pressure canner

"Gardening when it counts, growing food in hard times" - Steve Soloman

"Four-Season Harvest, Organic vegetables from your home garden all year long" - Eliot Coleman

"Seed to Seed, Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners"- Suzanne Ashworth
Link Posted: 11/19/2008 4:51:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/19/2008 4:51:53 PM EDT by Granola]
Congradulations. You have been flagged. [Tinfloil]

Alas Babylon is a great book.
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