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Slahi, Mohamedou Ould.

Summary: "This is the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 SLA

Shaw, Catherine M. (Catherine Marie)

Summary: "Successful campaign manager and three-time mayor of Ashland, Oregon, Catherine Shaw presents a clear and concise, must-have handbook for navigating local campaigns. This handbook gives political novices and veterans alike a comprehensive and detailed plan for organizing, funding, publicizing, and winning local political campaigns. Finding the right message and targeting the right voters are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.7 SHA

DeMint, Jim

Summary: " In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this book, DeMint introduces Americans all across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Krebs, Justin

Summary: "Imagine if you felt out of step with every other member of the parent association at your kid's school, your quilting circle, or even your workout group. What if casual conversations revolved around Fox News and the decline of American values? How wouldyou feel if you were afraid to put a political bumper sticker on your car or had to think twice about what liberal posts you liked on Facebook?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shapiro, Ben.

Summary: "From the editor-at-large of Breitbart.com, a timely and compelling look at how liberals use bullying toward their opponents on today's top political issues. Bullying is an urgent topic on many minds and lips today. After the "It Gets Better" program was sanctioned by Obama himself, the left turned bullying into one of its most beloved pet issues. But what they seem to have missed is that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.51 SHA

Haass, Richard.

Summary: "A rising China, climate change, terrorism, a nuclear Iran, a turbulent Middle East, and a reckless North Korea present serious challenges to our national security. But the biggest threat to the United States comes not from abroad-but from within. Burgeoning deficit and debt, crumbling infrastructure, second class schools, and an outdated immigration system have resulted in a country less...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 HAA

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 523.01 TYS

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shiffman, John.

Summary: John Shiffman presents the rare and intimate narrative of a daring national security sting designed to protect U.S. soldiers, sailors, and pilots from the greatest danger they face on the battlefield; an enemy equipped with American-made weapons and technology.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.93 SHI

Frank, Thomas

Summary: "It is a widespread belief among liberals that if only Democrats can continue to dominate national elections, if only those awful Republicans are beaten into submission, the country will be on the right course. But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party. Drawing on years of research and first-hand reporting, Frank points out that the Democrats have done little to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.26 FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.26 Frank 2016

Pinckney, Darryl

Summary: "Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney's meditation on a century and a half of Black participation in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for Black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement, leading up to the election of Barack Obama as president. Interspersed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 PIN

Katz, Alyssa.

Summary: "The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy.In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 KAT

Greenberg, Karen J

Summary: "The definitive account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the Attorney General with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States. From that day forward, the Bush administration turned to the Department of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 GRE

Levin, Yuval.

Summary: "In The Great Debate Yuval Levin explores the origins of the familiar left/right divide in American politics by examining the views of the men who best represent each side of that debate: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration of the origins of our political order, Levin shows that our political divide did not originate (as many historians argue) in the French...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clark, Wesley K.

Summary: Offers suggestions for the future of the United States' national security policies, outlining strategies for dealing with such challenges as terrorism, cybersecurity, financial system vulnerabilities, and accelerating climate change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 CLA

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel HC 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5 WEA

Taibbi, Matt

Summary: "Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy's uncertain future, by the country's most perceptive and fearless political journalist. The 2016 presidential contest as told by Matt Taibbi, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion, is in fact the story of Western civilization's very own train wreck. Years before the clown car of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 TAI

Shiffman, John.

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize finalist presents the rare and intimate narrative of a daring national security sting designed to protect US soldiers, sailors, and pilots from the greatest danger they face on the battlefield--an enemy equipped with American-made weapons and technology. In Operation Shakespeare, investigative journalist John Shiffman traces an audacious and high-risk undercover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 SHI

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....

Format: text

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

Summary: Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements. --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Briarcliff Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAR

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISI Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gerges, Fawaz A.

Summary: "During his presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised to distance the United States from the neoconservative foreign policy legacy of his predecessor, George W. Bush, and usher in a new era of a global, interconnected world. More than two years have passed since his inauguration, and the reality of President Obama's approach is in stark contrast to the ebullient and optimistic image that he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 GER

Clarke, Richard A.

Summary: Former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America's vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 363.3259 CLA