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Critics of President Obama have attacked him as a socialist, an African American radical, and a big-government liberal. But somehow the critics have failed to understand what’s truly driving Barack Obama. Now best-selling author Dinesh D’Souza throws out these misplaced attacks in his new book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage.
D’Souza explains that the reason Obama appears to be working to destroy America from within is found, as Obama himself admits, in The Dreams of My Father: a deeply hostile anticolonialism. Instilled in him by his father, this worldview has led President Obama to resent America and everything we stand for.
Viewing Obama through this anticolonialism prism and drawing evidence from President Obama’s own life and writings, D’Souza masterfully shows how Obama is working to weaken and punish America here and abroad. From enacting crippling financial reforms to setting artificial withdrawal dates in Iraq and Afghanistan, Obama is trying to muzzle the capitalism which he sees as exploiting the weak. Our president, argues D’Souza, is more concerned with being labeled as America the Oppressor than winning the war on terror.
The Roots of Obama’s Rage reveals Obama for who he really is: a man driven by the anticolonial ideology of his father and the first American president to actually seek to reduce America’s strength, influence, and standard of living. Controversial and compelling, The Roots of Obama’s Rage is poised to be the one book that truly defines Obama and his presidency.
Dinesh D’Souza is the best-selling author of several books, including What’s So Great about America, What’s So Great about Christianity, and Life after Death. He has been a White House policy analyst, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He lives in Rancho Santa Fe, California, with his wife Dixie and their daughter Danielle.
©2010 Dinesh D’Souza (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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“Dinesh D’Souza is one of the most original, insightful, and penetrating minds in America today.” (Paul Johnson, author of Modern Times)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Daryl on 02-05-15

If you want to understand Obama.

This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to understand Obama. The author lays out the only working theory that I have encountered that explains why Obama consistently takes actions that harm America.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Gail Slusher Frame on 08-10-16

Obama Exposed!

The groundwork was fully laid; the performance was soft, not harsh, excellently delivered, and, believe me, this was no story! It was the thorough, methodical, we'll-researched work exposing the agenda of Barack Hussein Obama. If you love America, I highly recommend this book. Cudos, Dinesh Desousa, and Audible!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Harris Totle on 06-02-15

Spot On!

What did you like most about The Roots of Obama's Rage?

The fair treatment of the subject.

What other book might you compare The Roots of Obama's Rage to, and why?

American Theocracy

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me nod a lot in agreement.

Any additional comments?

Very poignant perspective.

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