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  • Gov. Perry Gets an Award (He's a big fan of the 5000 year leap)

    08/13/2011 6:15:57 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 16 replies
    D Magazine ^ | April 21st | Glenn Hunter
    It promised to be an interesting evening at the Strait Lane mega-manse of Kenny and Lisa Troutt. Actress Janine Turner, now a conservative political sort, would be hooking up with left-of-center Hollywood type Richard Dreyfuss for a dinner honoring Gov. Rick Perry with something called the "Constitutional Champion Award." Equally as intriguing was the rare opportunity to buttonhole the guv in person with a few questions. ... It all made him appreciate America and our "incredible" form of government, Perry said. He thanked Turner for once giving him a book –it was titled The 5000 Year Leap–that opened his eyes...
  • Founding Fathers have a new fan base that is growing daily

    06/05/2010 2:13:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies · 1,250+ views
    The Sarasota Herald-Tribune ^ | June 5, 2010 | Krissah Thompson (The Washington Post)
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Earl Taylor has spent 31 years teaching that "the Founding Fathers have answers to nearly every problem we have in America today." Only in recent months has he found so many eager students. On a recent Saturday, he held the rapt attention of 70 of them. The eight-hour seminar held at a roadside inn here was one of half a dozen "Making of America" sessions nationwide that day, all sponsored by a little-known organization based in Idaho. Two years ago, Taylor, president of the National Center for Constitutional Studies, made about 35 trips to speak to small...
  • Leaping Back to the Founding, Part 1: The Left Really Reveals Its Hatred of the American Idea

    10/24/2009 7:10:08 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 6 replies · 819+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | October 24, 2009 | David Swindle
    In the campaign against Glenn Beck, one of the angles pursued in ad hominem smears against the popular Fox News host has been to play up his promotion of the work of conservative author W. Cleon Skousen. I initially blogged about leftist internet magazine Salon’s Skousen hit piece here. At the time I had not read The 5000 Year Leap, the principle Skousen text which Beck had promoted. My post mainly focused on the ad hominem nature of the attack. Now, having read Leap something even more troubling emerges: the book is fairly reasonable and in trying to label it...
  • The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World

    02/13/2009 9:37:08 PM PST · by restornu · 5 replies · 637+ views
    Amazon ^ | By W. Cleon Skousen
    GLENN BECK, award winning radio and TV host has been talking about... The 5000 Year Leap! - How America became an economic powerhouse offering wealth to the average citizen! - How the Federal Government was built to protect and safeguard citizen s rights! - 28 Principles indisputably creating freedom & prosperity unlike any other! The 5,000 Year Leap comes Highly Recommended book by radio and television host Glenn Beck. 28 Principles establishing America in a leap from 5,000 years of come-and-go civilizations to the most advanced and powerful country that world history has ever known, are explored by Dr....