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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real American Heroes

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“Forgetting the builders of our nation will lead to the collapse of our nation. Brion McClanahan’s Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Real American Heroes can help us avoid collapse and extend American civilization to future generations.”
&mdashl;Leo Thorsness, colonel USAF (retired), Medal of Honor recipient, POW in Vietnam for six years

“Ronald Reagan reminded us in his ...

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Overview


Praise for The Politically Incorrect Guide(TM) to REAL American Heroes

“Forgetting the builders of our nation will lead to the collapse of our nation. Brion McClanahan’s Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Real American Heroes can help us avoid collapse and extend American civilization to future generations.”
&mdashl;Leo Thorsness, colonel USAF (retired), Medal of Honor recipient, POW in Vietnam for six years

“Ronald Reagan reminded us in his first inaugural address, ‘Those who say that we’re in a time when there are no heroes—they just don’t know where to look.’ Now they can look here! The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Real American Heroes helps us distinguish true heroes from mere celebrities. As Calvin Coolidge said, ‘Great men are ambassadors of Providence sent to reveal to their fellow men their unknown selves.’ This book is an overdue reminder of this timeless truth.”
Steven F. Hayward, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to the Presidents and The Age of Reagan

“Unless one is intoxicated by the scourge of political correctness, there can be no argument as to who the good guys are and who the bad guys are. Self-evident truth remains common and sensible to those of us honest enough to genuinely scrutinize and study history, thereby identifying when good things happen and when bad things happen and just who the perpetrators are. Brion McClanahan identifies some of the long forgotten American heroes who helped shape the greatest quality of life the world has ever known in his book The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Real American Heroes. Enormous upgrade will occur if this book is made an integral part of the education process for America’s youth so we never forget who the real heroes were and how to keep the dream alive.”
Ted Nugent, rock ’n’ roll legend, outdoorsman, and author of God, Guns, & Rock ’N’ Roll; Kill It & Grill It; and Ted, White, and Blue

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596983205
  • Publisher: Regnery Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/13/2012
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 525,223
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author


Brion McClanahan is author of The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to the Founding Fathers, The Founding Fathers Guide to the Constitution, and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in American history from the University of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, he received a B.A. in history from Salisbury University in Maryland. He lives with his wife and children near Phenix City, Alabama, just across the river from Columbus, Georgia.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I The Real Heroes

Chapter 1 Explorers 9

The Hero of Jamestown

The Quintessential American

Chapter 2 Founders 23

The Original American Hero

The Conservative Conscience of America

Chapter 3 Sailors 39

Indomitable Captain

Intrepid Hero

Chapter 4 Frontiersmen 53

King of the Wild Frontier

Old Hickory

Chapter 5 Southerners 71

The Last Gentleman

The Christian Soldier

Chapter 6 Northerners 87

The Lion of the Round Top

The Cavalier

Chapter 7 Traditional Women 101

A Heroine and a Patriot

A Beacon of Traditional Womanhood

The Girl Scouts' Misunderstood Founder

Chapter 8 Captains of Industry 115

Titan of Industry Pioneer of Philanthropy

Chapter 9 Inventors 129

Mechanical Genius, Benefactor of the Human Race

The Dynamo

Chapter 10 Underdogs 141

A Classic American Success Story

A Great American Entrepreneur

Chapter 11 Soldiers 153

Classic American General

"Old Blood and Guts"

Chapter 12 Aviators 169

The Lone Eagle

Man on the Moon

Part II The Frauds

Chapter 13 Progressive Frauds 187

The Educator

The Utopian

Chapter 14 Democratic Frauds 197

The Idealist and the Conspirator

The Evolving Constitution

Chapter 15 Fascist Fraud 207

The American Aristocrat

The American Dictator

The Warmonger

Chapter 16 Feminist Frauds 217

The Birth Control Crusader

The Feminist

Chapter 17 Family Frauds 229

The Sins of the Father

Jack

Bobby

Teddy

Conclusion 241

Notes 243

Index 255

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