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Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter attacks the immigration issue head-on, flying in the face of La Raza, the Democrats, a media determined to cover up immigrants' crimes, churches that get paid by the government for their "charity," and greedy Republican businessmen and campaign consultants -- all of whom are profiting handsomely from mass immigration that's tearing the country apart....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 COU

Roth, Zachary.

Summary: "A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy. Control of the country is up for grabs--and Republicans have been rigging the game in their favor. Twenty-two states have passed restrictions on voting. Ruthless gerrymandering has given the GOP a long-term grip on Congress. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has eviscerated campaign finance laws,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 ROT

Allitt, Patrick.

Contents: Pt 1. Lecture 1: What is conservatism? -- Lecture 2: Glorious revolution and its heritage -- Lecture 3: Burke, tradition, and the French Revolution -- Lecture 4: Pitt and the wars of the French Revolution -- Lecture 5: American Revolution -- Lecture 6: Federalists -- Lecture 7: Conservatives in the American south -- Lecture 8: Northern Antebellum conservatism -- Lecture 9: Opposing the Great...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 320.5 CON

Tucker, Garland S.

Summary: ""Conservative Heroes" is the story of fourteen Americans whose lives reflected conservative values and principles as defined by author Garland S. Tucker III. The book surveys the thought and achievement of statesmen ranging from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison through Calvin Coolidge and Andrew Mellon up to Ronald Reagan"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: ISI Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TUC

Weaver, Miriam.

Summary: ""It's time for a real, snarktastic, humor-filled look at what makes conservatism right. We conservatives have truth and rationality and logic on our side. We just need to remind ourselves why we are right, and we need that reminder delivered in a way that's not a lecture, not a history lesson, and not a complicated political diatribe." If you think all conservatives are old white dudes, think...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel HC 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5 WEA

Summary: "In this award-winning new documentary, director Jen Senko seeks to discover why her WWII veteran father’s personality radically transformed from that of a non-political Kennedy Democrat to an angry right-wing fanatic after his discovery of Talk Radio and Fox News. In trying to understand how this happened, Senko not only finds this to be a phenomenon, but also comes to a startling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Savage, Michael

Summary: Argues that progressives and radical Islamists are working toward similar ends by compromising democratic principles to instill a government of absolute power without representation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5109 SAV

Sykes, Charles J.

Summary: In How the Right Lost Its Mind, Sykes presents an impassioned, regretful, and deeply thoughtful account of how the American conservative movement came to lose its values. How did a movement that was defined by its belief in limited government, individual liberty, free markets, traditional values, and civility find itself embracing bigotry, political intransigence, demagoguery, and outright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 SYK

Summary: Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was a leftist novelist and polemicist. Armed with deep-seated distrust and enmity, Vidal and Buckley believed each...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BES

Bolling, Eric

Summary: "A co-host of Fox News Channel's "The Five" draws on his life story to identify nine values on which America was built—including manliness, profit and religious faith—arguing that said values are under attack by Democratic leaders and must be embraced to revive the nation's dominance,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 BOL

Hendershot, Heather

Summary: "Few conservatives are as revered and admired as William F. Buckley. Buckley is best known for founding National Review, the flagship journal of the right. But his long-running talk show Firing Line was equally important, because it allowed him to reach beyond the conservative enclave and engage millions of mainstream Americans. When Firing Line premiered in 1966, only two years after Barry...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 HEN

Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

Boot, Max

Summary: As nativism, xenophobia, vile racism, and assaults on the rule of law threaten the very fabric of our nation, [this book] presents an urgent defense of American democracy. Pronouncing Mexican immigrants to be "rapists," Donald Trump announced his 2015 presidential bid, causing Max Boot to think he was watching a dystopian science-fiction movie. The respected conservative historian couldn't...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.52 BOO

Hochschild, Arlie Russell

Summary: "In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country--a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 HOC

West, Allen

Summary: An engrossing account of the inspiring life and uncensored views of a veteran, patriot, former Congressman, conservative icon, and warrior for personal liberty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 328.73 WES

Flake, Jeff

Summary: Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 FLA

Buckley, William F. (William Frank)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Frank, Thomas

Summary: Frank answers questions by examining the conservative revolution in his home state, of Kansas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.1 FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.1 Frank 2004

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 324 FRA

Hedges, Chris.

Summary: "In the vein of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Chris Hedges and American Book Award winning cartoonist Joe Sacco bring us a searing on-the-ground report on the crisis gripping underclass America and crime-ridden poverty enclaves--in prisons, urban slums, and rural communities--metastasizing around the nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 HED

Lakoff, George.

Summary: An analysis of the Bush administration's uses and definitions of the concept of freedom examines how conservatives have reinterpreted beliefs about freedom to promote Republican interests for such issues as the war on terror and abortion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.44 LAK

Mayer, Jane

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Summary: Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional answer is that a popular uprising against "big...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 MAY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.520973 MAY