Obama's America

Obama's America

Unmaking the American Dream

Book - 2012
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In this blockbuster follow-up to the "New York Times"-bestseller "The Roots of Obama's Rage," D'Souza reveals how President Obama's recent actions prove his anti-colonialist roots and predicts how much worse America will be if President Obama wins a second term.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., c2012
ISBN: 9781596987784
1596987782
Branch Call Number: 973.93 DSO
Characteristics: 258 p., [16] p. of plates : photos. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Unmaking the American dream

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AzDesertDan
May 10, 2017

Obama is too smart to have drastically reduced the United States' influence and respect in the World on accident. He simultaneously accelerated the bankruptcy of America. Read what his mentors taught him and discover his world view.

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JihadiConservative
Feb 17, 2016

American Dream: "the ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative."

After eight years of Obama in office, the American Dream is just merely a dream...

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gerrygibeault
Oct 06, 2014

Right wing drivel.

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naturalist
Oct 06, 2014

What's so great about the justice system? . . . . "Dinesh D'Souza, conservative filmmaker, pleads guilty to straw donor scheme" http://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/dinesh-d-souza-pleads-guilty-to-felony-for-illegally-funneling-money-into-2012-ny-senate-campaign-1.8092030 . . . . . Regarding "Opinion - From the Critics", why would anyone care what World Net Daily (WND) thinks? For some examples of WND trash see: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/category/organizations/worldnetdaily

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trodricks
Aug 22, 2014

Everyone should read this book. Get knowledge get to know the real "Obama".

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d049846265
Jun 13, 2014

A definite must read. Very good and very insightful.

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lucas55
May 17, 2014

D'souza' analysis is the most logical explanation of this presidents ideology.which is why he does what he does when he does it.His administration's dogmatic approach toward America and the west in general wreak of all kinds of ism's. Anti-colonialism is probably the kindest description of his american anti-exceptionalism agenda.Think about it, what kind of man would associate with Al Sharpton ?

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mrguido45
Nov 05, 2012

I think this book would make a really great novel. D'Souza paints this really compelling fiction about the president of the United States, and if I read a similar account about a fictional President I'd think it was a really cool story. Unfortunately, this book is marketed as NON-fiction, which means that the author has the burden of demonstrating that his ideas are true, or at least plausible.
Dinesh D'Souza's whole premise is that Barack Obama really wants America (and the west) to fail, all as part of an elaborate Revenge Fantasy to make America pay for all of colonialism. Every single thing that, in D'Souza's eyes, was either a failure or a bad idea, is attributed to anti-colonialism. His formula is straightforward: Take a policy, explain why it doesn't work. Explain why conservatives don't like it. Explain that Obama isn't actually a socialist or Muslim or whatever, as most conservatives think, but just wants America to fail. D'Souza does a lot of pandering by pretending to be objective by poo-poo-ing conservative criticisms in favor of his own.
D'Souza relies too heavily on Obama Sr.'s criticisms of Colonialism without actually establishing any actual links between Obama Jr. and those philosophies. He talks about both father and son, but does little to show philosophical connections other than by vague insinuation. D'Souza also has a habit of trying to "prove" his theory by using it to make "predictions" about events whose outcome is already known. That's not a prediction, especially when the outcomes were already probable and the situations are cherry-picked. There are a few times where *future* predictions are made, and rather than predicting nefarious actions, D'Souza predicts fairly mundane outcomes, just with secretly nefarious intentions. i.e. Expanding environmental policy, but *not for the reasons you think!*
In the absence of actual facts and evidence, D'Souza relies almost entirely on innuendo and suspicion. There is little to tie Obama's actions and decisions (both good and bad) to any elaborate Anti-Colonial Revenge scheme.
Dinesh D'Souza's books used to be better. Either the election forced a deadline that precluded real research for this, or Dinesh D'Souza is turning into the next Jerome Corsi (a laugable conspiracy theorist who is more a punchline than an author).

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slstaker
Sep 24, 2012

EVERY American old enough to vote should read this book before the election in November. It explains why Obama hates Truman, Marshall, and Churchill. It also reveals why Obama did his flip-flop on gay marriage. However, its most important contribution is to explain how Obama's upbringing influenced his world view. This book is not just the narrative that Obama wants us to hear (which is usually what we get in the current media environment), but it is both thoughtful and insightful.

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