Recommended titles for those who want to familiarize themselves with arguments and views from all sides of the political spectrum.

Feel like you're in middle school again looking at a summer reading list?

These books are not as boring, will make you smart and what we recommend:

  • Praying for America: 40 Inspiring Stories and Prayers for Our Nation by Dr. Robert Jeffress

  • Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

  • On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

  • The Federalist Papers

  • The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

  • The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater

  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

  • The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Santayana by Russell Kirk

  • Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World by Andrew Breitbart

...and if you want to see the other side of the argument or the dangers of socialism...

  • The Devil and Karl Marx by Paul Kengor

  • Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels

  • Don't Think of an Elephant! Know Your Values and Frame the Debate by George Lakoff

  • Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill

  • 1984 by George Orwell

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