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“ Take a king or a president or anybody. Put a heavy sack of gold in one hand and a feather-light declaration about freedom in the other. And then an outlaw sticks a pistol in his face and says give me one or the other. Every time—every ten out of ten —he'll hug the sack and throw away the ideals. Because the sack’s what’s behind the ideals, like the foundation under a building. ”
“ Some critics may say Noonday was mad. He was not. Toweringly weird, yes--mad, no. He saw that in five years he would attain the Presidency of the University. Form there he could embark on a career leading straight to the White House, that High Seat of the Lie, open only to holders of the Third Degree of Falsehood. ”
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[close] This group discusses the book, PICKING A PRESIDENT: OR ANY OTHER ELECTED OFFICIAL.
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"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the lar…more
[close] "Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and these are some of our Focus Areas. We have welcomed worldwide members from over 171 countries; we are a large international group which spans the globe. Discussions: Bentley leads the Federalist Papers - which is a long term discussion. Becoming by Michelle Obama is a spotlighted discussion and open. Evicted discussion is open. This is a Buddy Read led by Bentley. The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between (Libya) - a BOTM by Hisham Matar discussion is ongoing. Winter is Coming (Russia and Putin) by Garry Kasparov was kicked off (2/18) and is open. Become a Free Reader (only at the HBC) - we will tell you how. Currently Free Reading Salt and The Threat by Andrew McCabe Challenge: Land of the Morning Calm - the Two Koreas - sign up here - https://www.goodreads.com/challenges/8672-land-of-the-morning-calm---the-two-koreas-challenge Find Challenges for the Two Koreas, Ireland, Japan here - You can scroll through them and join the challenge that interests you.
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[close] This is a group that has a wide interest in reading, from history and biographies, historical novels, novels, literature, poetry, art books, mysteries, philosophical, epics, cultural, fiction, etc. and children's books to cook books. This is a stew of books after all.
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