Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream

Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream

by Dinesh D'Souza


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Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream by Dinesh D'Souza

In this #1 New York Times bestselling book, Dinesh D’Souza, the creator of the second highest-grossing political documentary ever, 2016: Obama’s America, lays out Obama’s plans through the end of his second administration and warns us how he will harm the country.

America as we know it—wealthy, powerful, assertive—is not what Obama wants. He wants a smaller America, a poorer America, an America unable to exert its will, an America happy to be one power among many, an America in decline so that other nations might rise—all in the name of global fairness. To Obama, the hated “1 percent” isn’t just wealthy Americas; it is America itself. In Obama’s view, America needs to be taken down a notch.

That is the startling conclusion of bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza in Obama’s America. Building on his previous New York Times bestseller The Roots of Obama’s Rage—which Newt Gingrich called “stunning…the most profound insight I have read in the last six years”—D’Souza shows how Obama’s goal to downsize America is in plain sight but ignored by everyone.

D’Souza lays out what Obama plans to do in a second administration—a makeover of America so drastic that the “shining city on a hill” will become a shantytown in a rather dangerous global village. Arresting in its presentation and sobering in its conclusions, Obama’s America is essential reading for those who want to change America’s course before it’s too late.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476773353
Publisher: Threshold Editions
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 172,817
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dinesh D’Souza has had a twenty-five-year career as a writer, scholar, and public intellectual. A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D’Souza also served as John M. Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the Robert and Karen Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He has been named one of America’s most influential conservative thinkers by the New York Times Magazine, and Newsweek cited him as one of the country’s most prominent Asian-Americans.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Inner Compass: Obama and the Importance of Ideology 1

Chapter 2 Invisible Man: Why Obama Remains a Mystery 17

Chapter 3 Absentee Father: Abandonment and the Formation of Political Identity 37

Chapter 4 Mommie Dearest: Ann Obama's Destructive Legacy 53

Chapter 5 Obama's Founding Fathers: Five Who Shaped Him 67

Chapter 6 Sellouts: The Ones He Left Behind 91

Chapter 7 Certificates of Absolution: Obama's Secret Weapon 109

Chapter 8 The Wealth They Didn't Earn: Decolonizing the U.S. Economy 125

Chapter 9 Drilling There But Not Here: Oil Drilling for Them but Not for Us 137

Chapter 10 Disarming the Rogue Nation: Iran? North Korea? No, America 147

Chapter 11 The Jihadi as Freedom Fighter: "Liberating" Occupied Territories 157

Chapter 12 Our Arab Winter: Weakening Allies, Strengthening Enemies 173

Chapter 13 Debt as a Weapon of Mass Destruction: Obama's $20 Trillion Bomb 189

Chapter 14 Big Daddy: Obama as Lord of the Manor 203

Chapter 15 Surviving Obama: The Choice We Face 215

Notes 225

Index 247

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Members of the Obama cult will have a hard time refuting the well documented, multi-year research of D'Souza into the most invisible President in US history. The White House and their captured media will certainly try every thing to suppress this book and the recently released movie "2016" detailing it. Surprised you haven't heard about it yet?? I just hope B&N's review policy isn't under the thumb of Obama as well... Possibly one of the most important political books in US history details how the first unvetted, highly intelligent bi-racial US President has studied the current USA's power structure to find its ultimate weaknesses - media worship, white guilt, entitlement culture and obliviousness to the consequences of a ballooning national debt to name a few - to severely downsize the USA's wealth and ultimately destroy US neocolonialism, the ultimate target of Barack Hussein Obama and thereby fulfill his father's dreams. What no one in the Obama cult wants you to know: Abandoned by his black father before birth and his white mother by age 10, BHO's adopted founding fathers include: Communist Frank Marshall Davis, Palestinian radical Edward Said, Brazilian Socialist Roberto Unger; revolutionary preacher Jeremiah Wright & terrorist Bill Ayers. But to understand BHO Jr. you have to understand BHO Sr., whose dreams Jr. holds dear to his heart (read "Dreams From My Father") and as a prime motivator, perhaps to find some final acceptance for the lifelong plight his absentee father and self absorbed mother abandoned him into. Both liberal and conservative pundits have totally missed Obama's reasons for his hypocrisies and his ultimate motivations (both foreign and domestic). How could the President of the USA want to destroy the lone world super power and guardian of liberty? It is sacrilege to even discuss that, right? Chris Matthews, Jonathan Alter and other Obama cheerleaders will be ultimately be remembered as the talking heads who greased the wheel of the Obama machine as it achieves it's goals when economic disaster humbles America and the BRIC countries take control of the world stage. Conservative pundits paint BHO is inept or an "Amateur", but he has achieved much on his path to USA ruin during his first term. BHO's will go down in history as the greatest charlatan of all times, by taking down the lone world super power (or at least severely accelerating its decline) in 8 short years, if elected to a 2nd term. Call me delusional, but I care for nothing more than my kids and this country. D'Souza ranks up there with some the USA's greatest patriots for finally making sense of the Obama cult's true plan of action and their penchant for outright lies and distortions. Ignore this book at your and the USA's peril...Tuesday, November 6, 2012 will be another USA date the lives in infamy if Obama is reelected! You can ignore this book and discredit this review, but you cannot ignore Obama's own words and writings which are used expertly to support D'Souza's theories on the invisible man who has hoodwinked most of the US population!
Venugopalan More than 1 year ago
While US and British intelligence were befuddled at not finding any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq (though we know Saddam had & used them on his own people), leave it to D'Souza to locate the most destructive anti-American weapon in the US: the mind of Barack Hussein Obama. Need proof? This book is so replete with evidence that Obama is an uncaring (Obama's brother lives penniless in Kenya), anti colonial leader bent on bringing his own country down to mediocrity - warning: if you care about America's position in the world, this book will make you sick and angry. Obama perhaps should have sought out a career in acting. All politicians are great at lying, but the 44th president has perfected the art of deception within a paradigm full of lies. "Obama's America" provides rich insight into how well he is using smoke and mirrors: the US is unknowingly metamorphizing into exactly what Obama seeks: a second-rate power that ranks among the mediocre nations with respect to all significant socioeconomic and national defense matters. D'Souza's writing is as clear as Obama's mission is ominous; the author's thesis, that Obama is furtively (but not covertly enough, thanks to D'Souza) "unmaking the American dream" (subtitle of the book), is proved through chapter and verse in this ultimately dangerous polemic. I use "dangerous" deliberately because, once readers have gone through this book at least twice, the number and severity of examples given to prove the author correct - domestically and internationally, socioeconomically and geopolitically - are shockingly accurate. Consider the following, only a small sample of the surgery Obama has thus far performed on the American populace to disfigure what was once the inspiration of the world and the "last, best hope" for millions of Americans and immigrants seeking a better life in what was once a better nation: 1. The self-proclaimed environmentalist has spent billions of US taxpayer money so that other nations in Latin America can drill for oil for their own use. Why? The US should rather seek to be less dependent on foreign oil, and accept friendly offers from allies close to home (e.g. Canada), but the hypocrite in the White House instead seeks to reduce the US at the expense of the middle class taxpayer and gas purchaser; 2. D'Souza gives ample evidence of how Obama's upbringing and education led him to become an anti colonialist. Through this ideology, Obama has no problem with China and Japan, for example, conducting financial deals in yuan; he has no problem with the average American possessing less wealth; he has no problem with China's benefitting at our increasing deficit - around $1.3 trillion per year under Obama (a fraction of that under Bush 43); he enjoys telling the Russians he'll offer more concessions. Why? Because if the average American has less, America will have less, and Obama will reach his goal of reducing overall American wealth; 3. Obama ultimately seeks to redistribute income around the world: in the great anti colonialist spirit of his father, to be the "global equalizer." Thus the sole superpower must come down. Why offer unnecessary and unasked-for concessions to the Russians? Why pretend to play it tough in Afghanistan and then give the Taliban our exit strategy? Why not help the Egyptians in their struggle against extremist Islam? This may be D'Souza's greatest book. It informs us that, through his own actions,
Inhopeoftruth More than 1 year ago
This is a compelling and interesting account of the truth. We the people of this great country need to learn it is time to make a stand, or the beloved country as we know it will be never more. Think hard people. this isnt about the difference between poliitcal parties it is about a poison that is engulfing our nation. The nation that was the greatest place in the world to live, to work, to dream..... What will be left with??
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a keeper and is highly recommended for any American voter.
TBMO More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent review of backgrounding of President Obama, despite his efforts to conceal his past. Well documented and vetted with excellent footnotes to support the information contained within. President Obama has the distinction of being the least investigated person to assume the office of Commander in Chief of this country. The only information about his childhood, his education, his mentors and his political philosophy is what he has presented in his two "autobiographies" that he alleges he has written before reaching age 45. Even those two autobiographies are questionable as to who authored them. He has expended millions of dollars to successfully, so far, conceal all records of his schooling, travels, source of financing for his education and his relationships with various people of less than honorable disposition. For a man who campaigned on the premise of "openness, transparency, honesty and integrity", he has certainly violated every one of those traits.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This author's insightful descriptions of the ambition and purpose of an Obama presidency is as illuminating as it is frightening. If D'Sousa is correct in his theory it is even more outrageous how the media has declined to vett Obama as a candidate and now as President. It is amazing that his background, education, family ties, and political associates have been dismissed as any influence worth reporting. As hard as it is to imagine that a President would have delibrate motives to marginalize the American influence it is even more astomishing that the majority of the media has made it this easy for him and that the public so ignorant. This book has to read to be believed. Obama should not and cannot win re-election.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is very insightful. A very good read. Wake up America. To the negative reviews of this book: Why are you liberals so full of hate? Did any of you even read the book? Or did you just say to yourselves, "Hey look: conservative book! Let's trash it in the comments section!"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Funny how all of the one star reviews call this book crap and accuse right wingers of being "anti black". This book is extremely accurate and people are literally standing up and cheering in 2016 the movie. Obama hates America and what it stands for; it's so obvious. What other president in the U.S. has had as many critically scathing books written about them? Those of you that think Obama is so wonderful should b79e honest with yourselves. Are you better off now than you were four years ago? Or, do you just want a black president at any cost? NOBAMA 2012!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Find out why Obama says he's not finished yet. He is right, read what is in-store for our future. Find out why he turned down the pipeline, but gave $747 ml. dollars to Columbia to build a pipeline for their country and made sure we do not reap any of the benefits. If you use your nook there are websites you came click on and read the facts, right on your nook. This is a must read for everyone in America-get your head out of the sand. The book is more complete than the movie. Truely it will scare you, but be informed. His father's dream is now his.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed iti. it reinforced what I thought I knew. Showed a lot of research to back up what he wrote. Should be required reading for all - especially Democrats. Might open a few eyes and show how sneaky he goes about getting his agenda done - under the radar and the American people have no idea what is being done to them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very informative.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is unbelievably frightening and eye opening!! You will realize that the man in the White House is a totally confused and TROUBLED man!!! People were blinded and fooled 4 years ago, This book explains how they were fooled and how to never be fooed again by BARAK HUSSEIN OBAMA! HIs frightening hidden agenda will become apparent if , GOD HELP US, he is re-elected! And then it may be too late! PLEASE READ BEFORE CASTING YOUR VOTE!! The lives of all AMERICANS (now and for years to come) very well may depend on it! We have to see thru his secret agendas and his ultimate plan to destroy our wonderful country! AMERICA IS UNDER ATTACK FROM WITHIN! ONLY WE THE PEOPLE CAN SAVE HER!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is how journalism should be. I don't see how this could all be lies if he researched his information and then based his results from the research. He even talked to experts about whether his thoughts were accurate. Quit your whining just because you want to keep the wool over your eyes.
nonnie42 More than 1 year ago
As I finished this book I was openly weeping. Four more years of this president and America as we know it will cease to exist. Every soldier in every war will have died in vain, and the little children will have no future.
Love2ReadLM More than 1 year ago
Brilliant! D'Souza has done his homework. He very clearly explains why Obama wants to re-make the US while at the same time giving us a glimpse of the sad figure that Obama is. If you want to know who is running our country and really understand where he is taking us this book explains it all.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What an amazing book. Years of thorough research, that span the globe, opens our hopeful eyes to the CONFUSED, DELUSIONAL, FRIGHTENING man that we call our President. He fooled and woo-ed us 4 years ago. But now we know the truth! When he promised to change America ... he meant something far more sinister that anyone could have imagined. This book explains it all ... and so much more. This beautiful country is in trouble! Barack Hussein Obama once admitted in his own book that he hates America! He must be the first POTUS in history to hate America. Wake up people and vote him out!!!!!!!!! AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL needs our help! Together we can save Her for ourselves and our children! PLEASE read this book and finally vet Obama! Learn all the awful truths and scary realities BEFORE you head to the poles to chose our next President in November!!! A man as troubled as Obama needs professional help, NOT the title of POTUS!!!! GOD HELP US AND BLESS US ALL !!!!!!!!!
excaliforniac More than 1 year ago
I love the one star reviews. Not one has read the book. Not one "reviewer" capable of refuting its claims. Not one "reviewer" capable of rising above name calling and the race card. Suffer ye ignorants, the one and same who created the need for this book. Your suffering will continue a long time, because if you read the book, you'll find many truths, and truth ultimately reigns, at least among the literate.
Rondo1 More than 1 year ago
Every one voting should read this book and Obama's Rage by D'Souza and watch 2016 and get an in-site to where Obama wants to take this country.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
From the Trojan Horse finally exits its deceitful actor...he raises both hands to shield his face, his true identity from the searing but perfectly natural rays of truth. We won't be fooled or be made to feel white guilt again--now we see the man who had been so cleverly hidden--he and all the rest who desire third world utopian fantasies may now excuse themselves from this great nation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was checking the reviews to see if reading this book would be a waste of time... based on my views and beliefs I would have to say I think Im going to get it. Some people just cant begin to comprehend what is going to happen in the next four years. Honestly my family voted for Mitt Romney. Some people say that Mitt Romney i for the "rich people". Um no he was a good christian man and I believe that he would have done everything in his power to turn this economy around. Im just going to leave it at the simple fact that the people who voted for Obama are really going to regret their decisions.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not a single one of you has read the book. If you had, you would have come face to face with facts that would require a rational response other than calling those with whom you disagree liars and racists. You scare me. You'd rather drink the coolaid then spend the time to do some follow-up research. America's survival as a free, competitive nation is of no concern to you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I never realized how far the American people have been duped, not just by the Bushes and Obama's but by the majority of politicians. The left has not a clue about what freedom means. Our country is run by corporations. Who line the pockets of politician's, to do their will. They pick and chose who runs the country. The left makes their job easy. The people on the left, who will give up their freedom because they buy into the trap that government really cares about their selfish little life. The left only knows one thing, and that is, what is in it for me. Not, what is in it for all America. We are losing our freedom everyday because the liberals do not have a clue what is happening to this country. Obama is just Bush and continues his policies but with even more stomping on the Constitution. Our country is at risk of becoming owned by China. We owe them so much money that we can never repay it. China knows this. Wait until they want to call in their loan. We have nothing to repay them with. Our money is backed by nothing but a fantasy created by the Federal Reserve.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very thought provoking book. What's so amazing is the number of people who disregard it as rubbish but fail to acknowledge how a man who spent 20 plus years in Wrights Church wouldn't have deep seeded hatred for this country. I am a member of the Armed forces and I remember telling myself from the questionares of your background "My God our president couldn't join the military if he wanted too" Because they check to see if you were ever friends or involved with people who spoke of taking down the system and or overthrowing the government, Barack has been associated with such people. His Thesises from College are still not able to be accessed BUT please go check out his wifes College Thesis from Princeton. With that you will have a good idea of what Baracks are probably like and then it will give you a good understanding of what is really driving him with his agenda. Its not so much as a matter that D'Souza and the like are completely accurate in how they put things together but more importantly that Barack must be exposed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book should be read by EVERYONE that plans to vote in the November election. This book puts everything into proper perspective. President Obama has been a do nothing president leading us down a socialist path.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
not surprising conservatives like it, liberals hate it.