The Real America

The Real America : Messages from the Heart and Heartland

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There are some things people think but don't say...."Political correctness is the classic Great Idea Gone Wrong. All it's done is shut us up. It hasn't changed anybody's mind. It hasn't changed our hearts. It's changed our faces. It's taken every opinion we have, it's taken every joke we have, and it's forced us to conceal it and hide it and bury it. It's made us superficial.""Terrorism isn't caused by poverty, poverty is caused by terrorism. Terror is a tool used by those seeking power to keep the masses in need of an answer.""Too many people blame everything on everybody else, and because they do, they will expect too little from themselves and too little from their children."Glenn Beck says all that, and more.As one of the most listened to nationally syndicated radio talk-show hosts and the driving force behind the Rallies for America, Glenn Beck entertains, inspires, and informs millions of listeners. In The Real America, Beck continues to tell it like it really is, cutting through the fog of modern-day pundits and pontificators who have made it their mission to undermine and underestimate the greatness of America, our strength as Americans, and the power of the American spirit.With his inimitable combination of self-effacing humor and heartfelt conviction, Glenn rails against many of the forces that keep us from our potential as a nation and as individuals -- and tells how to overcome them. His topics include: Family and community Politics Personal responsibility Race relations Religion Political correctness, the media, Hollywood, and celebrities Abortion and the deat penalty Alcohol and drugs Why I wave the flagGlenn Beck's compelling message in The Real America echoes the ideas he has delivered to thousands of people with his groundbreaking Rallies for America: Once we connect with our power individually, we can empower others -- and then we can be as great and as grand as we have always wanted to be as a person, as a people, and as a nation.
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  • United States
  • 8 page B-W insert
  • 1439106738
  • 9781439106730

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ContentsIntroduction: The Fusion of Entertainment and EnlightenmentChapter 1 The Real Americans and the Real AmericaChapter 2 The Great American Lottery and the Decline of Personal ResponsibilityChapter 3 Celebrities in AmericaChapter 4 Everything You Need to Know About Partisan PoliticsChapter 5 Hitler and Jesus Had One Thing in CommonChapter 6 The Enemy WithinChapter 7 Jesse Jackson Is Yasser ArafatChapter 8 ToleranceChapter 9 Business: The Engine of AmericaChapter 10 Glenn Beck: Behind the MusicChapter 11 The Flame That Burns in the Real AmericaEpilogue Stories from the Real AmericaAcknowledgmentsAuthor's Note
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