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New York Times Bestseller (Humor)
- Vernon Smith
This is a very good book.When you are interested in watching it be free of any thing that is going to bother you beware your head has to be in this book.
- tawana wilder
We can not stop talking about race when we run into so many racist. Get over it. We have a racist president.
- Michael Diesal
I’m tired of hearing about people’s color.
- Cedric Small
Black Man, White House I read part of the sample. It was absolutely riveting I felt as if I was listening to the actual parties articulate their feelings. Job well done, DL. I’m going to purchase a copy
- A Google User
Review: Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years I loved this book! I thought it was hilarious and often I laughed out loud! This is political satire at its best! A must read for anyone interested in a behind the scenes look at the White House during the Obama years (hypothetically speaking that is!)
- A Google User
Review: Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years BLK MAN WHITE HOUSE 6/29 BORROWED/HARDCOVER 3*stars DL HUGLEY I’VE LOVE DL HUGHLEY FROM THE FIRST TIME I SAW AND HAVE FOLLOWED HIS CAREER. I LOVE AND USAUALLY AGREE WITH WHAT HE SAYS, HIS NON-FILTERED
I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up: How the Audacity of Dopes Is Ruining America
Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is and tell it like it is Richard Nixon I believe America is the solution to the world s problems Rush Limbaugh SHUT THE F CK UP D L Hughley The American dream is in dire need of a wake up call A f cked up society is like an addict if you are in denial then things are going to keep getting worse until you hit bottom According to D L Hughley that s the direction in which America is headed In I Want You to Shut the F ck Up D L explains how we ve become a nation of fat sissies playing Chicken Little but in reverse The sky is falling but we re supposed to act like everything s fine D L just points out the sobering facts there is no standard of living by which we are the best In terms of life expectancy we re 36th tied with Cuba in terms of literacy we re 20th behind Kazakhstan We sit here laughing at Borat but the Kazakhs are sitting in their country reading Things are bad now and they re only going to get worse Unless of course you sit down shut the f ck up and listen to what D L Hughley has to say I Want You to Shut the F ck Up is a slap to the political senses a much needed ass kicking of the American sense of entitlement In these pages D L Hughley calls it like he sees it offering his hilarious yet insightful thoughts on Our supposedly post racial society The similarities between America the superpower and the drunk idiot at the bar Why Bill Clinton is more a product of a black upbringing than Barack Obama That apologizing is not the answer to controversy especially when you meant what you said Why civil rights leaders are largely to blame for black people not being represented on television Why getting your ghetto pass revoked should be seen as a good thing not something to be ashamed of And how hard it is to be married to a black woman
The Gospel According to the Fix: An Insider’s Guide to a Less than Holy World of Politics
A divine guide to deciphering the sinful world of American politics from the author of the Washington Post s The FixThe political world is full of acronyms shortcuts and lingoes that stand as a barrier to entry for anyone not in the business The onset of social media has only made that barrier higher as insiders tweet furiously to one another in a language most of us can t even understand Everyday Americans and even political junkies need a how to manual for understanding what words matter in this arena and why Enter Brother Chris Cillizza and The Gospel According to the Fix an essential guide to the wonderfully odd religion of politics Based on his highly popular blog The Gospel According to the Fix will teach you something new about politics no matter who you are and whom you know In our torturous political climate this Gospel is the one true source for comprehending what the heck is going on in DC Chapter and verse this political Gospel will include parables the likes of Why Ron Paul s candidacy is a lot like the TV show Friday Night Lights What it takes to be Richard Ben Cramer and write the political classic What It Takes The top ten negative campaign ads of all time The top ten issues candidates should be discussing but aren tbecause of the economy The dos and don ts of surviving a political sex scandal
The Battle for the White House from Bush to Obama: Volume II Nominations and Elections in an Era of Partisanship
Anthony Bennett guides us through the events of the four elections of the 21st century showing how this era of partisanship has reshaped not only presidential nominations and elections but the American presidency and politics itself
Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide
Barack Obama s speech on the Edmund Pettus Bridge to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches should have represented the culmination of Martin Luther King Jr s dream of racial unity Yet in Fracture MSNBC national correspondent Joy Ann Reid shows that despite the progress we have made we are still a nation divided as seen recently in headline making tragedies such as the killing of Trayvon Martin and the uprisings in Ferguson and Baltimore With President Obama s election Americans expected an open dialogue about race but instead discovered the irony of an African American president who seemed hamstrung when addressing racial matters leaving many of his supporters disillusioned and his political enemies sharpening their knives To understand why that is so Reid examines the complicated relationship between Barack Obama and Bill and Hillary Clinton and how their varied approaches to the race issue parallel the challenges facing the Democratic party itself the disparate parts of its base and the whirl of shifting allegiances among its power players and how this shapes the party and its hopes of retaining the White House Fracture traces the party s makeup and character regarding race from the civil rights days to the Obama presidency Filled with key political players such as Shirley Chisholm Jesse Jackson John Lewis and Al Sharpton it provides historical context while addressing questions arising as we head into the next national election Will Hillary Clinton s campaign represent an embrace of Obama s legacy or a repudiation of it How is Hillary Clinton s stand on race both similar to and different from Obama s or from her husband s How do minorities view Mrs Clinton and will they line up in huge numbers to support her and what will happen if they don t Veteran reporter Joy Ann Reid investigates these questions and more offering breaking news fresh insight and experienced insider analysis mixed with fascinating behind the scenes drama to illuminate three of the most important figures in modern political history and how race can affect the crucial 2016 election and the future of America itself