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Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  4,369 ratings  ·  744 reviews
Look at the state of the world right now. It’s a terrible mess, and that’s putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous time. The politicians and special interests in Washington, DC, are directly responsible for the mess we are in. So why should we continue listening to them?

It’s time to bring America back to its rightful owners—the American people.

I’m not go
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Hardcover, 193 pages
Published 2015 by Threshold Editions
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Camilla He is on the cover because he is the author and the book is about him and his plans for America. I recommend this book if you would like to learn more…moreHe is on the cover because he is the author and the book is about him and his plans for America. I recommend this book if you would like to learn more about him!(less)
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Safa
Dec 18, 2015 rated it did not like it
Can I get some sort of award for actually finishing this book? I put this on my "made me cry" shelf because when I read it I almost cried because of the fact that so many people actually support this guy. ... ...more
Scott Rhee
Mar 04, 2016 rated it did not like it
Post-2020 Election Update 11/10/20: I am, like a little more than half the country, finally breathing a sigh of relief with the announcement that Joe Biden is our new president. Four years of Trump has felt a little like being trapped in an alternate dimension in which all the patients of every insane asylum in the world took over the government. I know, that's my inner Black Lives Matter/pro-choice/pro-science/anti-white supremacist/Socialist talking, but I don't care anymore. I'm hoping (it ...more
Manny
Mar 31, 2016 marked it as not-to-read
Okay, I don't want to go all conspiracy theory on you, but it's hard not to apply cui bono here. Under normal circumstances, you'd expect the Dems to be worried. They've had two terms in office, the US is still not doing so well economically, and Hillary is notoriously unpopular with a large chunk of the electorate. She ought to be having serious problems, and people on the left ought to be starting to shrug their shoulders and say, well, maybe some of those Republicans aren't that bad. Instead, ...more
Elaine
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I read this book in one day and could not put it down. I already support Trump for president, but this book put all of the reasons why into clear focus. Anyone whose opinion of Trump is based solely on what is reported in the mainstream media needs to read this book. Hear from the horse's mouth what Donald Trump stands for and what he can do to get this country headed in the right direction. This book addresses where he stands on all of the issues, it is written very clearly, and I did not get b ...more
Nancy
Posted at Shelf Inflicted

I believe all politicians are liars and more concerned about their own careers than they are about their supporters, so I find reading these types of books a waste of time. I also generally lean to the left politically, although my views on certain issues may be considered centrist, or even right.

So I walked out of the library quietly, not making any eye contact with anyone, with this book surreptitiously tucked away in my jacket. When I got to my car, I tucked it under
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Dennes Tejada
Nov 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
WOW! Just Wow! What an incredible book! This is a must read and should be required reading in all colleges! I'm a 32 year old male ,Hispanic Democrat, who was leaning toward voting for Trump because I already knew about his great success. It's a fact: Anything Trump touches turns to gold! Imagine if he could do the same for America! After reading this book I'm 100% convinced Mr.Trump is what this country desperately needs. We cant have anymore dynasties with the Bush and Clinton Families. We nee ...more
Sleepless Dreamer
Man, I can't believe this guy was president and might actually be one again.

After four years of Trump's presidency, I had envisioned exactly what this book would be. I mean, we all know what Trump is about. And truly, the rhetoric style was exactly like I thought it would be. You can literally hear Trump's voice as you read it, which is not very pleasant. 

However, when it comes down to the content, I was a little surprised. There aren't many solid policy ideas here, admittedly. Trump spends mor
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☙ nemo ❧ (pagesandprozac)
"It’s time to bring America back to its rightful owners"

So... the Native Americans, then?

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edit may 2018: for some reason i looked at the blurb again and "There has never been a more dangerous time" um. have you ever heard of the Cuban Missile Crisis? perhaps World War One. or Two. no? okay.
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Leif Denti
Dec 31, 2015 rated it did not like it
This book is a joke. It is foremost a narcissistic biography on how great Donald Trump is (all his major achievements are included as an appendix). That's the bulk of the book. The rest of the book is about how bad things have gotten. Then there is a couple of phrases where Trump injects his "politics", that is, Trump's ideas on how to counter the bad things. These ideas are offered without any analysis or rationale at all. The only reason for why the ideas should be implemented is that Donald T ...more
Ian "Marvin" Graye
I wasn't close enough to the US election to be able to understand exactly what happened and why: why did so few people vote, why did so many women apparently support Trump?

When you live outside the US and you look at the red and blue map of the states, you have to wonder how the Democrats could ever win any election. There's just so much red on that map.

Observed from afar, this election for many voters seems to have been a referendum on free trade and globalisation.

Free trade was a policy promot
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VMom
Nov 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Trump Makes the Sale to Skeptics

I read this in two days. It's fairly short, and language is conversational, in fact I could imagine Trump's voice as I read it. So it's an easy read. But it's not a lightweight book. In 170 pages Trump is able to make the case that America is in a deep mess and that he, alone among the presidential field, is the one person uniquely qualified to lead the country back to greatness.

This book, says Trump, is designed to give the reader a better understanding of him a
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Emma Sea
Nov 02, 2015 marked it as wtf
*face palm on the title*

Nick
Dec 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Trump tells it like it is clearing the air that the media has clouded. He speaks of how America can be great again and how we can achieve it and it was tremendous.

I enjoyed this book because it shows his real views and what he says in writing.

I didn't like how it could've been longer but its one of those campaign books.

I would recommend this book to anyone who questions him and his morals or views or any one who believes in him.
Trump 2016
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mark
Dec 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: all those planning to vote
In 2008 I caucused in Colorado for Barack Obama. I was a delegate representing the Democrats of Larimer county. I voted for President Obama again in 2012. I just switched (January 4, 2016) my party affiliation so as I could caucus for Mr. Trump in 2016. This book, as Trump says on the jacket, is: “my blueprint for how to Make America Great Again.” It is exactly that. The book is a detailed, 40,000 word, discussion on what and how Mr. Trump plans to do that, why it needs doing, and why he is uniq ...more
Lori
Mar 13, 2016 rated it did not like it
Worst political book I have ever read, hands down. It is written for a third grade reading level, it contains a lot of disturbing statements about people of other races and religions, and it frighteningly alludes to loyalty, the consequences for perceived disloyalty, and the militarization of our police force. It also proposes turning our military into a band of mercenaries to be rented out to whoever can pay for them. If you can get through it, I encourage you to try because knowing one's enemy ...more
Maria Blanco
Nov 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A must read!

A great perspective on the real Trump; what he believes and what he will accomplish as President of the United States. Because I've read The Art Of The Deal and others of his books, as well as studied all of his campaign speeches, I found some of the material redundant. But to the book's credit, the repeated information is far more detailed and comprehensive.
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Po Po
Apr 16, 2016 rated it did not like it
I spent almost an hour writing a long review, but I pressed something on my phone and it disappeared. So, I'm just going to piece a few thoughts together, very quickly as I'm ready to nod off for the night.

I'm not a fan of D J Trump.

This book reads pretty much exactly how Trump speaks (with a monosyllabic vocabulary, declarative sentences, grandiose statements and bold declarations of his wealth). All this leads me to believe that Trump "wrote" this book inasmuch as he dictated and someone trans
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Maria
Nov 28, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: politics
Maybe most of the Americans knew trump well as a successful businessman even before declaring his presidential candidacy. As a citizen of a country in the other part of the world, I get to read this book to know who is the real trump? during the electoral competition, I was aware of what the media wants us to know about trump. For me, That wasn't enough. So I decided i want to judge for myself.
Let's begin with preface. The comedy is coming stay tuned :D Trump refused to put a smiley picture of h
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Matt
Aug 19, 2016 marked it as to-read-not

IИDECLIИE has put up some statues of Donald Trump in his birthday suit in New York, Los Angeles, and San Fransisco.

This one was placed right in the center of Union Square Park, New York and people took selfies…


… before he was removed.


If only it were that easy!

[pictures taken from this gallery; sources: above: REUTERS, below: AFP]
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Update 9/2/16
The statues were destroyed :(
Except for one :)
And it could be yours! Julien's auction the last Naked Donald Trump, and this is what it
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Steve
Dec 22, 2015 rated it did not like it
Decided to read this because, know your enemy, right? Well, little here I didn't know. Much meglomaniacal ranting and nonsensical generalization. Trump spends more time telling us how great and rich he is than outlining any specific policies. If we you like bluster, arrogance, and posturing, Trump's your man. ...more
Eat.Sleep.Lift.Read.
A self mastabatory masterclass.

I don't think a page goes by without Trump tickling his taint and ejaculating a metric shit tonne of superlatives onto his chest.

Funny thing is - it's hard to disagree with what he says.

Anyfuck, I'm not a "Merican so I doubt yall give a fuck what I think.

Kiss kiss.
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brandon legg
Nov 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great Vision For The Country

It's time to change how we do things in this country!We have to get away from these do nothing polations and get something done.Great book.
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Arman
So as you may guess from the title, this is Donald Trump's "Here's How" on his plans for the United States of America. The book was published on November 3, 2015; one year and a few days before the Election Day. So basically Trump used this book as a way to spread his ideas and plans for the future of America and try to get more supporters.

Well, there are those who want to make America FREE again
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Brits are genuinely awesome. They sarcastically want to make America GREAT BRITAIN again

آپلود عکس

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M.M. Strawberry Library & Reviews
Ah, shut the hell up, Donald.

I read the free Kindle preview of this on Amazon, and just that was more than enough for me. Plenty of spin and lies, and outlandish claims as anyone might expect from the Orangeman. There's also a lot pf projection where he points out flaws in others that are very much part of his own personal character.

"I have always been a patriot"

Racism, misogynism, and ageism (among other isms) is not patriotic.

"Nobody likes to be bullied"

This coming from a bully, ha.

If nothing
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Sheila
Mar 08, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: biography, trump
It is election season, so it is time for my "reading of the candidates, in their own words". Back in 2008 I read Barack Obama's books Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance and The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream and John McCain's books Faith of My Fathers: A Family Memoir and Worth the Fighting for: A Memoir. In 2012, I read Mitt Romney's book Believe in America: Mitt Romney's Plan for Jobs and Economic Growth. For this 2016 election season I will be ...more
Matt
Let’s do the Trump Shuffle…

I am telling it like it is and going to the heart of what I think will make America great again.

I sent the above sentence (from the first chapter of the “Crippled” book) through my newly developed Text Shuffling Machine to see if the result makes more sense than what Trump is saying and found – to my surprise – that it actually does! See for yourself.
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I am telling it like it is and going to the heart of what I think will make America great again.

I am telling
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Aaron
May 09, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction, library
An October 2015 campaign book by genius billionaire playboy philanthropist United States presidential candidate Donald Trump outlining his positions on various issues and making his case that he can Make America Great Again. In Trump's words near the end of the book, "I have a vision and I understand the process by which we're going to accomplish our goals. We need to strengthen our military, help our vets, stand up to our enemies, deter illegal immigration, rebuild our infrastructure, revamp ou ...more
Milka
Jul 05, 2016 added it
Shelves: 2016
I read this for a US election seminar I'm planning to take this fall semester. I want to use Trump's own words when discussing how damn ridiculous he is.
He is going to need a SIMS money code for making all of these things happen.
Also, he probably tells at least 20 times that he is rich and powerful and all that jazz.

I collected a lot of quotes from this one - if someone is interested in reading those, I can post them here. Let me know! I am not writing a normal review for this one.
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Sean
Dec 29, 2015 rated it it was ok
Basically just sums up Trump's platform for president. He does a lot of patting himself on the back and often just writes "believe me" when discussing how he'll fix things which gets tiresome to read. He does make some valid points but when you can watch him in interviews on tv this book seems redundant and unneeded as a result. Honestly, the most interesting part of the book for me was the introduction when he was talking about how they went about choosing the picture for this book. He said the ...more
Cynthia (Bingeing On Books)
Full disclosure: I am not a Trump supporter AT ALL. Far from it. The only reason I read this book was because I received a copy for free so I figured I would give it a shot. I really did try to go into it with an open mind. In every interview and every debate, Trump offers no plans or solutions to all the problems he is constantly going on about. I had hoped that this book would offer a more specific and concrete plan as to how he would go about making America great again, so that maybe (just ma ...more
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