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Rex in Regno suo superiores habet Deum et Legem.

The King in his Realm hath two superiors: God and the Law. -- Henry Care (1646-1688) on English liberties and the Magna Carta


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Best Book of the Week: Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism

A new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism, by National Review’s Kevin D. Williamson, receives this week’s Prudence Prize for Best Book.

My copy just arrived from Amazon yesterday evening. A quick skim shows it to be both enlightening and entertaining. Just as with last week’s Best Book—Thomas Sowell’s Basic Economics—this one also tackles an essentially economic subject with simple, lively laymen’s language and not one chart or graph to be seen in it.

Under subchapter headings such as “Karl Marx, Lady Gaga and the Labor Theory of Value,”  “Worker’s of the World, Attack Each Other,” and “Big (Socialist) Oil,” Williamson combines history, theory and modern culture to illustrate how socialism operates, how it has failed over and over again, and how it is alive and growing like kudzu in America.

Therefore, for its efforts to sound the alarm to alert all patriots and arm them with the facts they need to fight the good fight, the Prudence Prize selection committee (me) has chosen The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism as the Best Book of the Week. Click the title to go order it now.

If you’re still undecided about whether to buy it, get more info firsthand about socialism and the book from Williamson himself in his interview by Glenn Reynolds, the Instapundit.