Tea Party of Scottsdale, AZ
Our mission is to attract, educate, organize, and mobilize our fellow citizens to secure public policy consistent with our three core values: Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom and a Debt-Free Future


 

 

Recommended Reading List

Man's Search for Meaning  


The_Law_Bastiat.jpegThe Law
by Frédéric Bastiat, Published by Tribeca Books (1850)  

This classic was written in 1850 and has influenced much of the Western world’s conception of the law and its purpose. There are some works of literature that become classics because of their timelessness. These books strike a chord because they offer a pattern of sound reasoning that resonates with human experience no matter the era - this is one such book. Much wisdom in only 72 pages.

Predator_Nation.jpegPredator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America by Charles Ferguson.  Here is what Democrats and Republican Legislators agree on!  It is a thorough explanation of the financial/government collusion that keeps them at the pinnacle of power getting richer while exploiting us, the masses, divided by squabbling over trifles.

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How the Scots Invented the Modern World, by Arthur Herman.  Excellent, easy to read, overview of Scottish thinkers who influenced the American culture & Constitution.

Born_Fighting.jpgBorn Fighting, How the Scots-Irish Shaped America by James Webb.  A great summary of our History and an excellent example of why Jim Webb will never be selected by the current Leftist/Democrats as a Presidential Candidate.

Climate_of_Corruption.jpegClimate of Corruption: Politics and Power Behind the Global Warming Hoax by Larry Bell  The title explains it all and the book provides actual facts you can use if you ever get into an intelligent conversation about anthropormorphic "Climate Change".

The_Jungle.jpgThe Jungle, by Upton Sinclair & Clarence Darrow for the Defenseby Irving Stone to see that there is nothing new in Politics - we have been here before and this is when Unions & Community Organizers served an important role in our Republic.  

 Then - where that movement lead us to today:  

Conservative_Insurgency.jpgKurt Schlichter was personally recruited to write conservative commentary by Andrew Breitbart. He is a trial lawyer, a veteran with a Masters in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, and a former stand-up comic.Post Hill Press will publish his bookConservative Insurgency: The Struggle to Take America Back 2013-2041on July 15, 2014.

The_5000_Year_Leap.jpgThe 5000 Year Leap, A Miracle That Changed the World, Principles of Freedom 101 by W. Cleon Skousen

 Foundational text for study of the United States Constitution.  NationalCenter for Constitutional Studies, 1981

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Holy Land, Whose Land? Modern Dilemma, Ancient Roots By Dorothy Drummond explains the history of the Middle East from Abraham to the present documenting the rise of the “Children of the Book” from the Jews to Mohammed to Jesus Christ, their historical interactions and the diverse claims of their followers to this small piece of land.  With political objectivity, Ms Drummond explains the historical basis for why the Palestinians are angry, why the Jewish people believe it is imperative to maintain Israel as a pure Jewish State, and why the “Right of Return”, West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza are such difficult issues to resolve by negotiation. Fairhurst Press, 2004

Presidential_Courage.jpgPresidential Courage Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 by Michael Beschloss, presents 36 historical vignettes of how presidents throughout American History handled unexpected crises.   It documents ordinary men meeting extraordinary circumstances.  Simon & Schuster, 2007

Glenn_Beck.jpgThe Original Argument, The Federalists’ Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century by Glenn Beck & Joshua Charles.  Joshua Charles began the project to ‘translate’ the original  Federalists’ Papers from 18th century English to a more contemporary syntax.  He took his effort to Glenn Beck and the two of them finalized the present book.  This book makes the arguments of the drafters of the Constitution easily read and understood by the modern reader.  Mercury Radio Arts, 2011

Wealth_of_Nations.jpgP.J. O’Rourke on The Wealth of Nations by P.J. O’Rourke. Adam Smith’s famous work as interpreted by a modern author and it includes spots of O’Rourke’s humor, for those who do not want to have to plow through the original text.  Grove Press, 2007

 

A_Patriots_History_of_the_United_States.jpgA Patriot’s History of the United States by Larry Schweikart and Michael Allen American history without the political spin.  Penguin Group, 2004

End_the_Fed.jpgEnd the Fed by Ron Paul removes the mystique of the Federal Reserve for non-economist reader.  Foundation for Rational Economics & Education (FREE) 2009

 

 

 

road_to_serfdom.jpgThe Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek (Michelle Bachman's 'beach read') for definitive Conservative economic principles.

 

miracles___massacres.jpgMiracles & Massacres - The Untold Stories of the      Making of America by Glenn Beck

The Conservative Book Club website for recent popular releases  Ioved the detail - makes History come alive.

 FOR THE CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN

Rush_Revere.jpgRush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims by Rush Limbaugh

A fun fantasy book that weaves historical accuracy with a 'time traveling' history teacher and Liberty, his magical, talking horse.

 

The O'Reilly Factor For Kids and Lincoln, Kennedy & Jesus's Last Days (3 different books) by Bill O'Reilly  A good discussion starter book to read aloud with teens and pre-teens.

 Coloring_book.jpgTea Party Patriots Coloring Book for the little ones

amelia_earhart.jpgChildren's series by Brad Meltzer - I am Amelia Earhart, and I am Abraham Lincoln

 

 

 

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Dubs Books by Dick Morris & Elaine McGann

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                                               Lynn Cheney's Patriot Books

 

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