Raise Two Fingers to the Left

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The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror
1.  The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror by Natan Sharansky
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  "Natan Sharansky believes that the truest expression of democracy is the ability to walk into the middle of a town square and say whatever you like without fear of arrest or imprisonment.The left don't"
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The Road to Serfdom (Routledge Classics)
2.  The Road to Serfdom (Routledge Classics) by F.A. Hayek
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  "The state cannot control the economy without controlling people, 'Governement is the problem not the solution'"
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Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition
3.  Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition by Milton Friedman
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  "If you belive you know how to spend your money better than the governemnt does this is the book for you."
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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World
4.  Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World by Niall Ferguson
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  "The British empire spread the idea of democracy around the world."
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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
5.  Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire by Niall Ferguson
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  "America is a good country built up by it's people into a great country with values and morals, it has done well for the world but they are capable of so much more."
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The Peloponnesian War
6.  The Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
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  "The old lessons are still the most relevant. (The need for a strong country prepared to take action) ''Weekness invites aggression.''"
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State Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century: Governance and World Order in the Twenty-first Century
7.  State Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century: Governance and World Order in the Twenty-first Century by Francis Fukuyama
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  "While the left are still whining the right come up with solutions for the problems the world faces, Fukuyama a visionary in his own time."
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Mao: The Unknown Story
8.  Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang
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  "Where exactly the left in practice leads to, it always has and it always will, written by a woman who expeirenced it first hand (though the passages on Nixon in China are a little naive in my opinon)"
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Free to Choose: A Personal Statement
9.  Free to Choose: A Personal Statement by Milton Friedman
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  "The classic from a true believer in the power of true Freedom."
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Individualism and Economic Order
10.  Individualism and Economic Order by F. A. Hayek
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  "Free Market Economy = Free People.  Planned Socialist Economy= Government Control of the People."
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