Reading List

Continuing education is beneficial to us all.  Learning how this great country came to be and the foundational thinking of our republic will make you a better citizen.  Here are some books that members have read and believe to be worth your time:

Fred Holden erases economic ignorance, political gullibility, complacency and apathy.  He gives the gift of knowledge, leading to understanding and undreamed of PERSONAL POWER.
In Words That Work, Luntz offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the tactical use of words and phrases affects what we buy, who we vote for, and even what we believe in.

Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson

Wallbuilders.com founder David Barton gives you the truth about one of our founding fathers, based on the actual documents of his time.

Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magicians' secrets are unveiled. We get a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, their pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A dry and boring subject? Just wait!
America faces a new culture war. It is not a war about guns, abortions, or gays—rather it is a war against the creeping changes to our entrepreneurial culture, the true bedrock of who we are as a people. The new culture war is a battle between free enterprise and social democracy.
Saving yourself and America from financial ruin. Just as all the truths of God's reality are basically simple, once we let ourselves discover them, so THE MIRACLE ON MAIN STREET reveals the beautiful but simple truth of how the individual in America today can restore freedom.
Theodore and Woodrow is Andrew P. Napolitano’s shocking historical account of how a Republican and a Democratic president oversaw the greatest shift in power in American history, from a land built on the belief that authority should be left to the individuals and the states to a bloated, far-reaching federal bureaucracy, continuing to grow and consume power each day.

 

In the earliest days of our nation, a handful of unsung heroes—including women, slaves, and an Iroquois chief—made crucial contributions to our republic. They pioneered the ideas that led to the Bill of Rights, the separation of powers, and the abolition of slavery. Yet, their faces haven’t been printed on our currency or carved into any cliffs. Instead, they were marginalized, silenced, or forgotten—sometimes by an accident of history, sometimes by design.
Government regulations are out of control. They dictate how much water goes into your commode, and how much water comes out of your shower head.  Since the Patriot Act, your banking records, your gun registration, and your phone bill are easily accessible by government snoops.
Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse than You Think by [Buck, Ken]
Colorado Representative Ken Buck reveals the breadth and depth of the swamp we need to fix. "It is an insular process directed by power-hungry party elites who live like kings and govern like bullies," Buck reports.
In this visionary book, Dennis Prager, one of America's most original thinkers, contends that humanity confronts a monumental choice. The whole world must decide between American values and its two oppositional alternatives: Islamism and European-style democratic socialism.
Boudinot waited some time before deciding to respond to Paine's Age of Reason. His measured rejoinder to Paine's work is contemplative and, contrary to Paine's treatise, a work of sound scholarship. A great deal of thought and humility went into the well-argued reply. With the publication and dissemination of Paine's work, Boudinot feared what we are experiencing today in America.
What does "promote the common welfare" mean?  How do we apply the commerce clause?How did the founding generation intend for us to interpret and apply the Constitution? Professor Brion McClanahan, finds the answers by going directly to the source — to the Founding Fathers themselves, who debated all the relevant issues in their state constitutional conventions.

In The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World, Discover the 28 Principles of Freedom our Founding Fathers said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desire peace, prosperity, and freedom. Learn how adherence to these beliefs during the past 200 years has brought about more progress than was made in the previous 5000 years.