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Table of Contents

The following is a complete Table of Contents, more complete than what is shown in the book. Included are all subheadings.

Heading Page
Introduction 1
Section I. Social Issues 2
Chapter 1: Civil Rights
2
A History of the Parties
2
Southern Strategy
5
Profile of the Left: Fascists and Nazis
10
Westboro: Left-Wing Democrats
11
A Law Firm Disguised as a Church
12
Protests
12
Groups
12
Victims
13
Celebrities
13
Misrepresentation of Conservatives
13
Crash the Tea Party
13
Alan Keyes
14
Phil Robertson
15
Sources
16
Chapter 2: Abortion
19
A 'War on Women'?
19
Public Opinion
20
Examining Pro-Choice Arguments
21
Right to Choose
22
Rare Circumstances: Life of Mother and Rape
23
Right to One's Body
24
Right to Privacy
26
Men Should Not Tell Women What to Do with Their Bodies
27
When Does Life Begin?
28
21st Week of Pregnancy
28
Early Milestones in Fetal Development
29
Need for Caution
30
History of Abortion
31
Planned Parenthood's Budget
31
Partial Birth Abortion
32
Sources
33
Chapter 3: Religious Freedom
35
William Penn's Christian Nation
37
Roger Williams' Impact on Democracy and Religious Freedom
43
Original 13 States Were Christian
44
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
46
James Madison's Legislation on Religious Freedom
52
Religious Nature of the Early U.S. Government
53
Counter-Arguments
55
Treaty of Tripoli
55
Thomas Paine's Deism
56
The Unpopularity of Paine
56
The Founders and Paine
57
Paine More European Than American
57
Conclusion
58
Sources
60
Chapter 4: The Right to Bear Arms
62
A Necessity for Freedom
62
Gun Control and Racism
62
Modern Opposition to the 2nd Amendment
63
What Regulations are Appropriate?
64
A Tyranny of the Majority?
64
Sources
66
Chapter 5: Homosexuality
67
An Assault on Democracy
67
Judicial Review
69
A Brief Legal History
71
The Basis of Lawmaking Authority
74
Not Genetically Inherited
76
Gallup Polling
76
How It Spreads: Childhood Sexual Abuse
77
Former Homosexuals
79
In Nature?
81
Attack on 1st Amendment
83
Demoted from the Air Force for Refusing to Affirm a Same-Sex Couple
84
Forced to Photograph a Gay Wedding
85
Forced to Design Cakes for Gay Weddings
86
No-Fault Divorce
87
The Biblical View
87
Is It Wrong?
87
Not About Hatred or Being Better
88
All Guilty of Sexual Sins
88
Repentance and Turning
89
Conclusion
90
Sources
91
Chapter 6: Illegal Immigration
94
America's History with Mexico
95
Mexican Repatriation
95
The Mexican-American War and Slavery
96
Summary
102
Sources
103
Chapter 7: The Death Penalty
105
Convicting the Innocent
105
Ancient Solutions to a Modern Problem
106
Eye for an Eye?
107
Vengeance Requires Sinlessness
108
Sources
111
Section II. Economic Issues 112
Chapter 8: Republicans vs. Democrats on the Economy
112
Debt
112
Deficits
115
Employment
116
Unemployment Rate
116
Employment-Population Ratio
117
Total Employment
118
Income
118
Income Inequality
118
Median Income
120
County Poverty
121
The Obama Era
121
The Recession Examined
123
The National Debt
125
Employment
126
Median Income
126
Sources
127
Chapter 9: Fixing the U.S. Budget
129
Overview
129
Health
130
Social Security
131
Military
131
Income Security
132
Problem 1: Entitlement Spending
133
Solution: Change Benefit Ages
134
Problem 2: Military Spending
135
Solution: Return Troops
136
Sources
140
Chapter 10: How to Bring Back Jobs
141
Problem 1: Outsourcing
143
History of Free Trade
145
China's Impact
147
The Result
149
The Counterargument: Overall World Development
151
Solution A: Trade Embargoes on Countries with Low Minimum Wages
152
Trade War?
157
Solution B: Eliminating 'ObamaCare'
160
Problem 2: Automation
161
Solution: Tax Breaks to Companies Who Hire U.S. Workers
162
Problem 3: CEOs Firing U.S. Worker to Boost Own Pay
164
Trickle Down Effect
166
Solution: Cap Executive Compensation
167
Problem 4: Need for Public Works Programs
168
Solution: FDR-Like Stimulus
170
Sources
172
Chapter 11: Plans That Won't Work and Why
174
Flat Income Tax
174
Eliminating the Minimum Wage
177
National Sales Tax
178
Sources
180
Chapter 12: Communism vs. Anarchy, a Critique of Libertarianism
181
How Libertarians Have Misappropriated Adam Smith's Work
182
An Inconvenient Truth: What Adam Smith Actually Advocated
184
The Housing Crisis
186
A Middle Ground
188
What is 'Socialism'?
189
Learning from Adam Smith
190
Gauging the Constitutionality of Publicly-Funded Services
190
Sources
193
Section III. Political History 194
Chapter 13: Democrat Voter Fraud
194
A Narrow Victory
194
Florida
195
Ohio
196
Pennsylvania
197
Virginia
198
Massachusetts
199
New York
200
Minnesota
200
Maryland
200
North Carolina
201
Arkansas
201
Sources
203
Chapter 14: Inheriting a Recession?
206
1977, Jimmy Carter and the Housing Recession
206
1995-2000, Republican Shutdown under Clinton
206
2003-12, Bush Withdraws Troops from Iraq
207
2007-08, Bush's Blue Congress
208
2007, the Fair Minimum Wage Act's Job Destruction
209
Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase
210
2008, the Wall Street Bailouts
211
2009, Obama's Stimulus
212
Inheritance?
214
Sources
216
Chapter 15: Obstructionism? The Real History of Obamacare
218
The Stimulus, Obama's Refusal to Work with Republicans
218
Obamacare's Partisan Passage
221
Did the GOP Have Healthcare Alternatives?
229
Healthy Americans Act
229
Patients Choice Act
230
Camp Proposal
230
Empowering Patients First Act
231
Common Sense Health Care Reform and Affordability Act
231
No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
232
Patient Centered Healthcare Savings Act
232
American Health Care Reform Act
232
GOP Ideas in ObamaCare
233
RomneyCare v. ObamaCare
233
Sources
235
Chapter 16: Obama's Votes against Medical Care for Children
239
Born Alive Bills and 'Infanticide'
239
Transcript, Born Alive Infants Protection Act
243
Transcript, Induced Birth Infants Liability Act
244
Obama's Rationale
245
Not a Full Term
246
Don't Burden Doctors
246
Bill Unconstitutional
247
Chronology
248
2004 General Election
248
2008 Primary Election
250
Concealing Votes
251
2008 General Election
252
2012 Elections
253
Obama's Defenses/Lies
253
Sources
257
Section IV. A Path Forward: Proactive Conservative Solutions 259
Chapter 17: Judicial Reform
259
Need for a Modern Judiciary Act
259
A Declaration of Inalienable Rights
262
Right to Life
262
Right to Religious Freedom
262
Right to Bear Arms
264
Right to Trial by Jury
264
Right to Speedy Public Trial in Criminal Cases
265
Right to a Fair Trial
265
Right to Fair Imprisonment
266
Restructuring the Judiciary
267
Removal of Immunity for Public Officials
267
Eliminating Plea Bargaining, An Unnecessary Evil
268
Sources
271
Chapter 18: Electoral Reform
272
A New Election Model
272
Party Leadership Elections
273
Term Limits
273
Reduce the Voting Age to 16 for Property Owners or Military
274
Vote Loss for Vote Fraud, Permanently
275
Increasing Direct Democracy
275
Putting Roe v. Wade on the Ballot
275
Public Collaboration in Drafting Legislation
276
Sources
277
Chapter 19: Budget Reform
278
Health Care Reform
278
The Inefficient Insurance Industry
278
A Public Sector Solution that Imitates the Private Sector
278
Retirement Reform
279
Benefits Ages and Life Expectancy
279
Military Reform
280
Return Troops, Guard the Borders
280
Why Homosexuals Should be Kept Out of the Armed Forces
280
Welfare Reform
282
Work-Based Public Housing
282
Removing Group Showers
283
Sources
284
Chapter 20: Education Reform
285
Vouchers
285
Prohibiting Taxation of Interstate Students
285
Relaxed Accreditation Standards Based on Testing
286
Sources
287
Chapter 21: Foreign Policy Reform
288
Trade Embargoes of Low Minimum Wage Countries
288
Sources
289
Chapter 22: Tax Reform
290
Simplification of the Individual Income Tax
290
Revising the Corporate Income Tax
290
Tax Breaks for Companies Who Hire U.S. Workers
290
No Taxes on Interstate Commerce
292
Sources
293
Chapter 23: Land Reform
294
Zoning Laws
294
Federal regulation of Contracting Requirements
294
Prohibiting Homeowner Associations
295
Anti-Trust Enforcement of Property Hoarding
296
Federalization of Mismanaged Rest Areas
297
Sources
298
Chapter 24: Immigration Reform
299
A Broader Path to Citizenship
299
Removing Country-Specific Immigration Quotas
300
Stricter English Language Requirements
300
Sources
301
Chapter 25: White House Reform
302
Executive Branch Restructuring
302
Removing the Unconstitution Position of Special Prosecutor
303
Revocation of Pardons
303
Sources
305
Chapter 26: Business Reforms
306
Enforcing Antitrust Laws
306
Was Reagan a Conservative?
306
Reconciling the Sherman Act with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
307
Small Business Loans
308
Sources
309
Closing Notes
310
General Style
310
Civil Rights
310
U.S. Budget
311
Charts
312