Standing Up for America

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From time to time, a book can change history. Dr. Jamie Glazov’s Showdown With Evil is such a book, for it restores faith in American exceptionalism. Although its author was not privileged to be born in this country — or maybe for that very reason — he has dedicated his life to promoting America’s excellence. His new book tells us why millions of people from all over the world are willing to pay any price, even death sentences, to join this unique land of freedom — as he and I both did. It also proves that the Democratic Party’s portrayal of the U.S. as a “decaying, racist, capitalist realm” unable to provide medical care for the poor, to rebuild its “crumbling schools,” and replace the “shuttered mills that once provided a decent life for men and women of every race,”[1] is a self-serving lie designed to allow the leftist leaders of that party to steal America’s wealth and use it for converting this magnificent country into a monument to themselves. Finally, this book shows us, in great details, how to rebuild the U.S. as the leader of the world.

Showdown With Evil is, in my view, a continuation of Dr. Glazov’s first book, United in Hate, which examines the behavior of political leaders who, feeling uncomfortable in their own country, have bought into such off-the-wall utopian schemes as Marxism. That book called them believers, because they believe there is something profoundly wrong with their own country and fantasize about changing it into one where they will finally fit in. United in Hate dealt with believers from all over the world, and documented how they — knowingly or not — brought Marxism to power in over a third of the world. Showdown With Evil focuses on the believers now leading the U.S. Democratic Party, who — knowingly or not — are spreading the virus of Marxism within the U.S. Those believers portrayed the U.S. as a rotten country, and ran the 2008 elections on a populist electoral platform of redistributing the wealth of the country in order to “change” it. Millions of young Americans who had no longer been taught real history in the schools, and most of the people belonging to the 38% of U.S. households exempted from paying taxes at that time (now the figure is 47%), became galvanized by the Democratic Party’s populist pledge to “tax the rich” in order to “change” that “rotting” capitalist America into a utopian country whose people are rewarded according to their need, not to their work, and they gave their votes to the Party of Change.

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  • Fred Dawes

    I LIKE THE NAME OF THIS BOOK if We the People do not stand against evil we all will see Hell and all our people will have it coming. Stand up and become the fighters against this coming evil.

  • Rifleman

    Nice try, but Ceausescu was a commie variety of socialist, not the nazi kind.

  • scum

    When you say 'history not being taught in the schools', are you including the Texas Education Board which voted to erase the contribution of Tejanos like Jose Antonio Navarro in the Alamo (they were the first to push for greater autonomy), and which 'downgraded' Thomas Jefferson for ideological reasons (as a Deist, he wasn't Christian enough)? Let's face it, Glazov is a clown.

    • YeshuaisAdonai

      Thomas Jefforson was not a deist. He did not believe Jesus was divine but Jefferson considered himself Christian whether others do or not and attended chapel on Capitol Hill.

      "I am a real Christian, that is to say, a disciples of the doctrines of Jesus."
      Thomas Jefferson

    • Liberty Clinger

      Thomas Jefferson was not a Deist. Deists do not beleive in, worship or call for the favor of the Biblical God. Thomas Jefferson was not an Orthodox Christian, but he worshiped the Orthodox Biblical God.

      “I shall need, too, the favor of that Being in whose hands we are, who led our fathers, as Israel of old, from their native land and planted them in a country flowing with all the necessaries and comforts of life; who has covered our infancy with His providence and our riper years with His wisdom and power…” Thomas Jefferson….

  • Lee Poteet

    I see that the nutcases are out early this morning. It is a shame that we have such hate for the country, its people and the Constitution.

  • NYC parent

    A good place to start is to ensure that your child's schools says the Pledge of Allegiance every day. Many states have this written into law as a mandatory practice; but in practice, many schools simply do not follow the law.

    I live in NYC and I'm starting a campaign to have our school say the Pledge.
    Look into what your schools are doing, and maybe you can do likewise.

    I've just started the process, and I get looks like I have three heads from some people.
    This, of course, is why it is needed so badly.
    Expressing basic pride in our country is almost a taboo here.
    But rather than acknowledge that they are (perversely) ashamed to express patriotism, you get the "superior" response, typically: "but we have so many other more important things to do…"

    First, on the major premise, I would maintain (and I think many would agree) that there is absolutely nothing more important in education, and raising our children generally, than to instill the right values, and develop our kids character, including having a healthy appreciation for this great country.

    And, as to the "time" factor, there is obviously a lot of time for other "values" education, that I think is clearly far lower on the totem of things we should be doing.

    Case in point, First Graders in our school (who can't find North America on a globe) are spending weeks to write up "Passports" containing factoids about several African countries. Not bad in itself, but the distortion of priorities is appalling.
    Not only are the kids, at this point, lacking in any reference point to their own country, but the supposed "knowledge" they are acquiring by repeating a smorgasboard of factoids about places they've never heard of does not build knowledge, or any real sense of how to learn geography.

    But it does make educrats feel oh-so-enlightened that they are teaching "tolerance" and raising "citizens of the world."
    Aside from a major disagreement I have that it is even a good thing for an American to see themselves as a "world citizen" even in their own terms of "time" I think that there is no justification to completely exclude education on American values and country, when there is so much time to learn about remote places.

    No time for the Pledge?
    Except that several NYC schools have written their own "Pledges" recited over the PA every day, to their specific school, and promising to be "responsible" and to "take pride" in themselves, etc.
    So why not a Pledge to the flag?

    I hope to make a small difference here.
    I hope your readers may examine what they can do in their own communities as well.

  • Liberty Clinger

    The distribution of labored-for property (from the tax-paying middle class) to those who haven’t done the labor (to the tax-eating proletariat class) is the nebulous concept of “fairness” and “social justice” which Karl Marx advocated in the Communist Manifesto – with the understanding – above all – that the self-serving tax-eating Marxist ruling class (the Pigs of Animal Farm) have first dibbs on that property.

    “The proletariat (lazy non-disabled poor) will use its political supremacy to wrest, by degree, all capital from the bourgeoisie (laboring middle class), to centralize all instruments of production in the hands of the state (Marxist Government)… Of course, in the beginning, this cannot be effected except by means of despotic inroads on the rights of property. You must, therefore, confess that by “individual” you mean no other person than the bourgeois, than the middle-class owner of property. This person must, indeed, be swept out of the way, and made impossible.” Karl Marx

  • Liberty Clinger

    When Karl Marx advocated “From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs” he failed (I believe intentionally) to account for the facts of lower human nature. The ordinary man desires to labor creatively for his property – in the pursuit of happiness. The laboring man who desires the fruit of his own labor is not a greedy man – it is a natural sign of self-ownership and earned self-esteem. The proletarian man does not desire to labor but desires the fruit of labor of the laboring man – that is greed. Karl Marx ignored the fact that the proletariat class becomes the greedy class – along with the Marxist ruling class – greedy for the labored-for property of the middle class. When the non-disabled man fails in his sacred duty to labor creatively he becomes needy for property, and must either beg or steal property to satisfy his need – or he can vote for Marxist-type government to do the dirty deed through unjust excessive taxation of the laboring man. Under Marxism the laboring man must pay according to his ability – he must be forced to pay – he must pay without limits – because the lazy man has unlimited needs.

  • Michael

    One cannot change others' political views. You can tell a Donkey if you can't swim the water here is twenty feet deep and you will drown if you jump in . There is no political correct live saver in these waters. He will jump in and be in denial as he drowns. If you jump in and pull him to safety , he will say he jumped in and pulled you to safety and sue you for risking his life to save yours. That is the Donkeys wraped up in one paragraph.
    American Christian Infidel
    Michael Canzano

  • Frans Baat

    America can only sustain its goodness, when it realises it is blessed, not for itself, but for the sake of the world

  • spyridon

    excuse me general, but may i if you are going to write another book?