The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It

The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It

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In this profound and incisive work, Angelo M. Codevilla introduces readers to the Ruling Class, the group of bipartisan political elites who run America. This Ruling Class, educated at prestigious universities and convinced of its own superiority, has everything to gain by raising taxes and expanding the reach of government. This class maintains that it knows what is best and continually increases its power over every facet of American life, from family and marriage to the environment, guns, and God.It is becoming increasingly apparent that this Ruling Class does not represent the interests of the majority of Americans, who value self-rule and the freedom on whose promise America was founded. Millions of Americans are now reasserting our right to obey the Constitution, not the Ruling Class. This desire transcends all organizations and joins independents, Republicans, and Democrats into The Country Party, whose members embody the ideas and habits that made America great. The majority of Americans feel that the Ruling Class is demeaning us, impoverishing us, demoralizing us, and want to be rid of it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825305580
Publisher: Beaufort Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/12/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 383,845
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Angelo M. Codevilla is professor emeritus of international relations at Boston University. Educated at Rutgers, Notre Dame, and the Claremont graduate university, Codevilla served in the US Navy, the US Foreign Service, and on the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He taught philosophy at Georgetown, and spent a decade at Stanford's Hoover Institution. He has written 10 previous books.

Table of Contents

Introduction Rush Limbaugh ix

Foreword xv

Chapter 1 Division, Longstanding and Deep 1

Chapter 2 The Ruling Class 8

Chapter 3 Power and Privilege 26

Chapter 4 The Country Class 52

Chapter 5 Agendas Revolutionary? 64

Chapter 6 How? 74

The Declaration of Independence 88

The Constitution 97

Bibliography 139

About the Author 147

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The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
edofchesapeake More than 1 year ago
Professor Codevilla has correctly assessed our political "masters" and exposed them for what they are - power-hungry professional politicians who think they know better than the rest of us how to run our lives. Please read this important essay and take it to heart. It is the only way we will ever get our country back.
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I 100% agree.
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This isn't a book about elites and everyday people, it's a book bashing democrats and Obama. I have yet to read the whole book, I got through a chapter and had to put it down. The real story isn't about Democrats vs Republicans, but rather those that are in power in the government. They abuse the government for their own profit. BOTH democrats and republicans do this, to think otherwise shows bias. For every democrat that passes a bill for a Union there's a Republican passing a bill for a big corporation. The whole system is corrupt, to say one side is better than the other is false. Very biased book. If you want to learn about how the United States really is, remove every mention of the word democrat and replace it with elite (regardless of political denomination).