I participated in a debate at school on which political philosophy is more Christian, liberalism or conservatism.  I’ve included some books and articles for your reading pleasure as well as some websites.

Primers and Essential Reading

  • P.J. O’Rourke, Eat the Rich
  • P.J. O’Rourke, Parliament of Whores
  • P.J. O’Rourke, All the Trouble in the World
  • Tom Coburn, Breach of Trust
  • Milton and Rose Friedman, Free to Choose
  • Humberto Fontova, Exposing the Real Che Guevara and the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him
  • Thomas Sowell, Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy
  • Thomas Stanley and William Danko, The Millionaire Next Door
  • Roy Spencer, Climate Confusion

Online Articles for Quick Access


Further Reading:

  • Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
  • Jim Powell, FDR’s Folly, How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
  • Russell Kirk, The Conservative Mind
  • Thomas Sowell, The Vision of the Anointed
  • Thomas Sowell, Applied Economics: Thinking Beyond Stage One
  • Thomas Sowell, Affirmative Action Around the World
  • Humberto Fontova, Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant
  • Llewellyn Rockwell, Speaking of Liberty (free at www.mises.org/Books/sol.pdf)
  • Richard Viquerie, Conservatives Betrayed
  • Alan Gottlieb: Shooting Back: The Right and Duty of Self Defense
  • Lawrence Solomon, The Deniers

If you want to Feel Really Smart

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
  • Clayton Cramer, Armed America
  • Friedrich Hayek, The Road to Serfdom
  • Friedrich Hayek, The Fatal Conceit
  • Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America