Suicide of A Superpower

Suicide of A Superpower

Will America Survive to 2025?

Book - 2011
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Buchanan's latest polemic exposes the risks America faces today and what those dangers will mean for the country's future. He warns against not only the dangers that the country faces under Obama, but also the risk of sliding into irrelevancy that the Republican party faces if it chooses to forget its core values.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312579975
0312579977
Branch Call Number: 973.932 BUCHANA
Characteristics: viii, 488 p. ; 25 cm

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angelflyer
Jan 13, 2013

Those who would change society begin by changing the meaning of words. At Howard University, LBJ changed the meaning of equality from the attainable — an end to segregation and a legislated equality of rights for African-Americans — to the impossible: a socialist utopia.

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Where equality is enthroned, freedom is extinguished. The rise of the egalitarian society means the death of the free society.

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Jan 13, 2013

The last consequence of a dying Christianity is a dying people. Not one post-Christian nation has a birth rate sufficient to keep it alive….The death of European Christianity means the disappearance of the European tribe, a prospect visible in the demographic statistics of every Western nation.

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angelflyer
Jan 13, 2013

If [Christopher] Dawson is correct, the drive to de-Christianize America, to purge Christianity from the public square, public schools and public life, will prove culturally and socially suicidal for the nation.

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angelflyer
Jan 13, 2013

We have accepted today the existence in perpetuity of a permanent underclass of scores of millions who cannot cope and must be carried by society — fed, clothed, housed, tutored, medicated at taxpayer’s expense their entire lives. We have a dependent nation the size of Spain in our independent America. We have a new division in our country, those who pay a double or triple fare, and those who ride forever free.

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Nov 18, 2016

Paleoconservative commentator Pat Buchanan has a number of titles dealing with American decline, but this one is the most relevant in my opinion. Much of his analysis of what is happening to the United States culturally and politically is very spot-on. The weakest point of the book is the emphasis on preserving the Christian identity of the United States, a statistical reality which will ironically survive the demographic changes Buchanan draws attention to elsewhere in the text. And considering how devoted the churches are to our colonization by the third world… He is still a very accessible author with good instincts about what is going wrong, but keep in mind that he gets to be a public figure because he stays just within the Overton window. Still a great read.

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Jan 13, 2013

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