Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government
The #1 New York Times bestseller that gives you the right answers when idiots leave you speechless!
It happens to all of us: Youâ€™re minding your own business, when some idiot* informs you that guns are evil, the Prius will save the planet, or the rich have to finally start paying their fair share of taxes.
Just go away! you think to yourselfâ€...more
The premise of Beck’s book is how to argue with idiots. His answer to this is -use the facts, here is the problem with that.
A man is interviewing some people for a job and asking a basic question, “what is 2 + 2” the Statistician interviewing for the job says “Well, 2 + 2 ...more
There is no doubt that Beck is a talented debater and he is also a gifted entertainer. Despite the fact that I sometimes ...more
Yes, this is Glenn Beck....yes some of it is played for laughs....yes when you write a book containing a fictional dialogue or debate you get to put the words in your opponents mouth. All true. Still, it's a good book and the ...more
Unions once had a reason to exist in our country, b ...more
***I probably did the equivalent of skimming the book. After the husband pointed out that Glenn Beck is crazy, I started paying more attention to how far fetched his information ties were. But really, I think I just lost interest in the politics of the book. The subject has never really been an int ...more
In case you're worried that the book is just about bashing democrats it really isn't. In his introduction he explains that there are idiots on both sides of the aisle and that for the purposes of this book, idiots are ...more
Negatives: I've heard it all before. No liberal will be swayed by his arguments and no conservative has the guts to do what he is suggesting.
Glenn Beck puts a lot of the material from his radio show into print here. If you dislike him, or hate his guts, it's just going to annoy you. If you like him, or love him, you'll want to have this book at your beck and call. Yes, I punned on purpose.
He addresses, among other th ...more
I have not read this book yet. But I watch the "Glenn Beck Show" every weekday on the FOX News Network, and I am looking forward to reading this book as well his "Common Sense" book. That is why I added it to the GoodReads website. I wanted to be able to put it on my "to read" list.
I do know that Beck has, literally, millions of viewers every day. Bill O'Reilly is his only major ratings rival on FOX. And O'Reilly's "The Factor" has been THE top-rated cable TV show for the pa ...more
I think Glenn does a lot of good, and I'm glad he's out there. But ...more
It should be a must read for college and high school students.
Anyway, he takes a surprisingly level-headed approach to arguing against the platform of socialism, by giving a multitude of examples as to why each part of the agenda does not work.