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Peter Schweizer. · Rating details · 77 ratings · 12 reviews. In Makers and Takers you will discover why: * Seventy-one percent of conservatives say you have. In Makers and Takers you will discover why: * Seventy-one percent of conservatives say you have an obligation to care for a seriously injured. In Makers and Takers, a new volume by Peter Schweizer, a Hoover Institution research fellow, you will discover why.

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It also does the same about pwter Republicans their thought Hanson rated it liked it Jul 22, In Praise of Blood. Schweizer, using the latest data and research, exposes how, in general: I’m not so interested in Schweizer’s trying to “prove” that conservatives are somehow superior–but I think the country badly needs the reminders that conservatives are not troglodytes, while liberals are not candidates for some kind of collective selfless sainthood.

The Limits to Capital. Schweizer argues that the leter lies in modern liberal ideas, which foster a self-centered, ‘if it feels good do it’ attitude that leads liberals to outsource their responsibilities to the government and focus instead on themselves and their own desires. This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat This book is well worth a read.

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This was well-written and entertaining. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Amd thesis is pretty straight forward, Conservatives aren’t what people think they are, and when I say people I mean gentlemen like George Lakoff who seem to think that if you don’t believe in a broken welfare state or handouts for everyone then your a heartless moron who doesn’t know how to think.

Anti-Science and the Assault on Democracy.

Makers and Takers: How Conservatives Do All the Work While Liberals Whine and Complain

Chris rated it liked it Jun 22, Peter Schweizer has dug deep—through tax documents, scholarly data, primary opinion research surveys, and private records—and has discovered that these claims are a myth. I have no idea if what this author says is true or not.

Schweizer cherry-picks his examples, but I can see why–we’ve been presented a “story” in this country that the progressive-left are the intelligent, reasonable, kind, loving and altruistic, while everyone who disagrees with them are barbaric, stupid, angry, mean, vicious and selfish.

Schweizer is probably preaching to the converted in his book, and for people like me who are tired of hearing how stupid they are btw, I have multiple degreesor how heartless they are as a humble taiers I don’t talk about my charitable givingthis book can be a breath of fresh air in an often contentious environment filled with the uninformed and self-righteous individuals who want to tell you how the world works. Oct 13, Roxanne rated it really liked it. The schweizee of this book — that conservatives are far more generous in their personal lives than liberals — is in equal measure both surprising and predictable.


Economics for the Many.

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Scbweizer what do the facts show? Published June 3rd by Doubleday first published Looking for More Great Reads? Indeed, he shows that many of these claims actually apply more to liberals than conservatives. Also by Peter Schweizer. Scientific proof that liberalism causes mental disorders.

Makers and Takers

Mar 02, Gary rated it really liked it. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. To ask other readers questions about Makers and Takersplease sign up. Jeff rated it liked it Mar 15, Please try again later. We Were Eight Years in Power. The Point of It All. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Far from the belief of a few cranks, prominent xchweizer from John Kenneth Galbraith to Hillary Clinton have succumbed to maker prejudices.

To quote the author in his conclusion: Not an engaging read, but still worth it if you want to validate being Conservative and happy. Return to Book Page.

Fifty-five percent of conservatives said yes versus only 20 percent of liberals.