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Peace Kills America's Fun New Imperialism

With his latest national best seller Peace Kills PJ O'Rourke casts his ever shrewd and mordant eye on America's latest adventures in warfare Imperialism has never been funTo unravel the mysteries of war O'Rourke first visits Kosovo Wherever there's injustice oppression and suffering America will show up six months later and bomb the country next to where it's happening He travels. I m grateful that I spent only 25 cents on this crap in the overstock section of the Lawrenceville library which is basically just a homeless shelter without any beds For years friends have recommended PJ O Rourke and after reading an agreeable Atlantic article about jumbo jets I figured I d give O Rourke a shot However he earned his reputation it was certainly not for Peace Kills a collection of essays basically about 911 and its aftermath Libertarian ethos aside O Rourke is as smug as his press photo smile his mind seems made up before he approaches a topic and it comes about as an elongated thumbs upthumbs down analysis Kuwait good US soldiers good Bush bad Clinton bad government bad Irais selfish etc His analysis is petty and boring essentially the Irais have failed themselves because they aren t bright or courteous enough to form a line while waiting for aid Its one redeemer is a first person essay about an anti war rally in DC he offers no thesis but records the signs and costumes sported by the hodgepodge of activists Anti war as I am it was good to hear a conservative perspective that the anti war movement is often anarchic protesters often use busking and goofy masks to announce their perspective but the messages are often eerie or conflicting Signs euating Israelis to Nazis is pointlessly offensive and it makes Leftists look stupid The Left is generally too anxious these days to modify its tack O Rourke may be obnoxious but he has pointed out with relative gentleness the weakness of the Left s tactics In a way he s doing the Left a favor Mensa Riddles Conundrums on America's latest adventures in warfare Imperialism has never been funTo unravel the mysteries Julie of the Wolves of war O'Rourke first visits Kosovo Wherever there's injustice The Right Swipe oppression and suffering America will show up six months later and bomb the country next to where it's happening He travels. I m grateful that I spent Touched only 25 cents Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa on this crap in the Ugly Fish overstock section The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of the Lawrenceville library which is basically just a homeless shelter without any beds For years friends have recommended PJ O Rourke and after reading an agreeable Atlantic article about jumbo jets I figured I d give O Rourke a shot However he earned his reputation it was certainly not for Peace Kills a collection Little Gods of essays basically about 911 and its aftermath Libertarian ethos aside O Rourke is as smug as his press photo smile his mind seems made up before he approaches a topic and it comes about as an elongated thumbs upthumbs down analysis Kuwait good US soldiers good Bush bad Clinton bad government bad Irais selfish etc His analysis is petty and boring essentially the Irais have failed themselves because they aren t bright Der Schweizerische Robinson or courteous enough to form a line while waiting for aid Its Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 one redeemer is a first person essay about an anti war rally in DC he The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats offers no thesis but records the signs and costumes sported by the hodgepodge Sylvia Pankhurst of activists Anti war as I am it was good to hear a conservative perspective that the anti war movement is Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts often anarchic protesters Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts often use busking and goofy masks to announce their perspective but the messages are The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series often eerie Book of Isms or conflicting Signs euating Israelis to Nazis is pointlessly バガボンド 1 offensive and it makes Leftists look stupid The Left is generally too anxious these days to modify its tack O Rourke may be Расул Гамзатов Стихи obnoxious but he has pointed Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble out with relative gentleness the weakness Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers of the Left s tactics In a way he s doing the Left a favor

review Peace Kills America's Fun New Imperialism

To Israel at the outbreak of the intifada He flies to Egypt in the wake of the 911 terrorists' attacks and contemplates bygone lunacies Why are the people in the Middle East so crazy Here at the pyramids was an answer from the earliest days of civilization People have always been crazy He covers the demonstrations and the denunciations of war A moral compass needle needs a butt. This book sucks If only O Rourke was as witty and important as he apparently thinks he is This is the problem with the writingpublishing industry people think they have something important to say and bam there goes a forest The Ira War Strategy Tactics and Military Lessons Csis Significant Issues Series Csis Significant Issues Series outbreak Black Blue of the intifada He flies to Egypt in the wake The Moe Manifesto of the 911 terrorists' attacks and contemplates bygone lunacies Why are the people in the Middle East so crazy Here at the pyramids was an answer from the earliest days Positive Church in a Negative World of civilization People have always been crazy He covers the demonstrations and the denunciations Prince Philip Revealed of war A moral compass needle needs a butt. This book sucks If Toad of Toad Hall only O Rourke was as witty and important as he apparently thinks he is This is the problem with the writingpublishing industry people think they have something important to say and bam there goes a forest


10 thoughts on “Peace Kills America's Fun New Imperialism

  1. says:

    P J O'Rourke is a real bastard You know he is If you think about it it is undeniable Unfortunately he is one of those Irish bastards that will start feeding you whiskey and telling you fantastically true stories you laugh harder than you can remember then you wake up next to a toilet with a migraine a newly registered Republican That bastard

  2. says:

    I'm grateful that I spent only 25 cents on this crap in the overstock section of the Lawrenceville library which is basically just a homeless shelter without any beds For years friends have recommended PJ O'Rourke and after reading an agreeable Atlantic article about jumbo jets I figured I'd give O'Rourke a shot However he earned his reputation it was certainly not for Peace Kills a collection of essays basically about

  3. says:

    O'Rourke is one of my favorite writers He is a journalist who actually goes out and talks to people in depth reporting He has a knack for hilari

  4. says:

    I had never read PJ O'Rourke before and being a weak willed liberal decided that I needed to read at least one collection of his essays This is it I would have to say that I did not find it very funny or very informativeThere are some good li

  5. says:

    This book sucks If only O'Rourke was as witty and important as he apparently thinks he is This is the problem with the writingpublishing industry people think they have something important to say and bam there goes a forest

  6. says:

    I read PJ O'Rourke's books for his first hand accounts of traveling throughout the world than for his politics This isn't my favorite of his books but it does include his reactions to the 911 attack on the Pentagon and the months imm

  7. says:

    I do enjoy O'Rourke's middle of the road conservative views ones I don't necessarily share Still It's the kind

  8. says:

    Partly a travelogue and partly a means to poke funny light sarcasm at the erroneousness in the thinking and the unexpected results of the actions of the liberal elitesAs much as I agree with some of them the author jumps too easily from one idea to another and tries too much not to offend – a dig at the right or left is immediately follow

  9. says:

    It took me forever to finish this book mostly because I never figured out what point O’Rourke was trying to make I did appreciate some of his critiues of US imperialism though I often felt like he missed the ma

  10. says:

    Have always enjoyed O'Rourke's writing even though I don't usually agree with his political views His personal opi

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