Talk radio show host Mark R. Levin does an excellent job laying out the facts about Conservatism, Capitalism, Liberalism, Statism, the Constitution, and our government; in his latest book Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto. Besides quoting over 350 sources, he carefully explains to you historical events that have led to our current downfalls and triumphs.
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I added sub-sections under the chapter titles so that you can know what Mark Levin discusses in his book with a little more detail.
Chapter 1: On Liberty and Tyranny
Modern Liberal= Statist, Government authority Vs. Individual Liberty,
New Deal/Franklin Roosevelt,
Statist Vs. Conservative.
Chapter 2: On Prudence and Progress:
Revolutionary War/Declaration of Independence,
Founders on prudence,
Statism removes liberty to try to achieve Utopia,
Media tool of the Statist/Statist attempts complete control of all media.
Chapter 3: On Faith and Founding:
Man searches for creator (God),
Declaration of Independence talks about God/natural and moral law necessary for God-given rights,
Religion/freedom of religion/Religion linked to Conservatism and Statism, etc.
Chapter 4: On the Constitution:
Constitution applicable to all generations,
The Constitution is cornerstone to America,
Constitution obstacle to the Statist/Constitution not applicable to Statist views,
Chapter 5: On Federalism:
States Rights Vs. Federal Government,
Federalism obstacle to the Statist,
Statist past federal abuse/oppression of African-American, etc,
Federal Vs. National Constitution.
Chapter 6: On the Free Market:
The Free Market/private property needed to understand the free market,
Statist creates class-struggle/creates progressive income tax on wealthy/taxes,
Statist regulation of economy/Statist decides what’s right for the public (or what is moral),
4 Events that led to the housing bust,
Statist regulations have negative impact and ignores consequences,
Franklin Roosevelt/stimulus packages,
Chapter 7: On the Welfare State:
Nationalized Health Care.
Chapter 8: On Enviro-Statism:
Statist’s create fake problems,
Statist teaches people that they are the cause of fake problem,
Statist attempts de-industrialize the country to “save the planet”,
Urban planning (“smart growth”),
Chapter 9: On Immigration:
Legal Vs. Illegal immigration,
The Hart-Celler act,
Right of illegal immigrants (children, etc),
Immigrant facts (population percentages, etc),
Illegal disease/illegal immigrant health care,
Devotion to home country Vs. commitment to US.
Chapter 10: On Self-Preservation:
Victory or defeat/”war of choice”,
Statist strives for the impossible (Utopia)/ cannot succeed,
Statist opposes methods of obtaining information for national security,
Statist attempts to criminalize war.
Epilogue: A Conservative Manifesto:
A CONSERVATIVE MANIFESTO:
- The Administrative State
- Government Education
- Foreign Policy and Security
- The Constitution