America Alone

America Alone

The End of the World as We Know It

Book - 2006
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It's the end of the world as we know it...
Someday soon, you might wake up to the call to prayer from a muezzin. Europeans already are. And liberals will still tell you that "diversity is our strength"--while Talibanic enforcers cruise Greenwich Village burning books and barber shops, the Supreme Court decides sharia law doesn't violate the "separation of church and state," and the Hollywood Left decides to give up on gay rights in favor of the much safer charms of polygamy. If you think this can't happen, you haven't been paying attention, as the hilarious, provocative, and brilliant Mark Steyn--the most popular conservative columnist in the English-speaking world--shows to devastating effect. The future, as Steyn shows, belongs to the fecund and the confident. And the Islamists are both, while the West is looking ever more like the ruins of a civilization. But America can survive, prosper, and defend its freedom only if it continues to believe in itself, in the sturdier virtues of self-reliance (not government), in the centrality of family, and in the conviction that our country really is the world's last best hope. Mark Steyn's America Alone is laugh-out-loud funny--but it will also change the way you look at the world.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Pub. ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, c2006.
ISBN: 9780895260789
0895260786
Branch Call Number: 303.48273
Characteristics: xxx, 224 p. ; 24 cm.

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naturalist
Jun 12, 2015

a reference to the author: . . . “Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia” . . . by Sam Harris . . . http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/christian-terrorism-and-islamophobia

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JackPurcell
Mar 23, 2015

Anyone without the capacity to think for himself will love having his thinking provided for him by this author.

EuSei Oct 09, 2012

As always, Mr. Steyn hits it bull's eye! Although this book is a bit old, it has everything to do with what we are experiencing today in this country and around the world. There is an excellent interview with him here: ): http://extremewisdom.blogs.com/extremewisdom/2008/03/mark-steyn---am.html NOTICE: Attempts to censor (“Report this”) my comments will be fiercely fought under the aegis of American Libraries’ beloved principles: Freedom of Speech, Freedom to Read, Intellectual Freedom.

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billck
Aug 04, 2011

Mark Steyn has taken time to put together an understanding of what radical Islam is trying to do to the world.

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Miserswife
Nov 11, 2010

Awesome. Recommended to Finn

tomato Jan 25, 2009

Extremely interesting and disturbing. Makes you think.

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goglover
Jul 17, 2008

Controversial book. Lively writing. Although the argument is over the top, it raises a number of questions to think deeply about.

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