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Stand Up Fight Back

Author : E.J. Dionne
ISBN : 9780743269155
Genre : Political Science
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One of our most visible, trenchant, and witty political commentators, the author of the bestselling Why Americans Hate Politics, offers a tough critique of President George W. Bush and the Democratic opposition on the eve of a landmark presidential election -- and points to a way out of cynicism and defeatism. With passion, clarity, and humor, E. J. Dionne describes today's political atmosphere as the bitterest he can remember. Never have Democrats been as frustrated by their inability to move the debate. The party of Roosevelt, Kennedy, and Clinton, Dionne says, is lost in pointless feuds, outdated strategies, and old arguments. Democrats have lost track of what they stand for so they don't know what they're fighting for and besides, they've forgotten how to fight back. In describing how Democrats, moderates, and liberals have failed to match Republicans and conservatives in commitment, resourcefulness, and clarity, Dionne invents what is likely to become a popular parlor game among the politically committed. In "The Wrong Stuff," he lists ten futile arguments -- big versus small government, for example -- that Democrats keep having with themselves. "The Right Stuff" focuses on ten arguments they should start making about taxes, business, and the role of government. Dionne zeroes in on how a floundering Bush administration used September 11 to politicize national security issues for partisan advantage. Enraged but intimidated by ruthless opponents, the Democratic party failed to find its voice on security issues and was soundly beaten in 2002. Drawing on some lessons from the 2004 primary campaigns, Dionne argues that anger and frustration have in fact awakened progressives to the need for innovation in organizing, in approaching an increasingly conservative media, and in formulating politically useful and plainly stated ideas. Learning from the conservative movement's successes, liberals have begun the work of reconstruction. The politics of revenge, Dionne argues persuasively, can give way to something better: a progressive patriotism built on hope and optimism about America's role in the world and its capacity to renew social justice at home.

Middle English Dictionary

Author : Hans Kurath
ISBN : 0472012053
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The most important modern reference work for Middle English studies

Anthology 5

Author : James Malcolm
ISBN : 9781493177660
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Queen Amy and the freedom fighters of Silver City knew it was only a matter of time before they’d be forced to faceoff against the overwhelming numbers of her mother’s invading black army. Queen Cassandra’s soldiers were slowly crossing the breadth of the grassland to meet their rivals on the field of battle and wipe out the impertinent threat, once and for all. The Black Queen’s prior encounters with the upstart colony had challenged her authority and disrespected her status as territorial monarch, which was a matter of opinion between the two sides , leaving Amy’s mother no other choice but to confront her daughter, face to face. The imminent invasion was all about power, control and covering up the deep dark secrets from the past. While the evil monarch had the larger force, capable of easily crushing her adversaries, Silver City’s freedom fighters weren’t about to go down quietly. They knew intelligence and a creative imagination were their strengths and using them to outsmart an overconfident black army was their only hope, but a good one. The colony had a few surprises waiting for their uninvited guests and allies who believed in their cause, which, with a little luck, could change the outcome in their favor.

Fight Write

Author : Carla Hoch
ISBN : 9781440300738
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Whether a side-street skirmish or an all-out war, fight scenes bring action to the pages of every kind of fiction. But a poorly done or unbelievable fight scene can ruin a great book in an instant. In Fight Write you'll learn practical tips, terminology, and the science behind crafting realistic fight scenes for your fiction. Broken up into "Rounds," trained fighter and writer Carla Hoch guides you through the many factors you'll need to consider when developing battles and brawls. • In Round 1, you will consider how the Who, When, Where, and Why questions affect what type of fight scene you want to craft. • Round 2 delves into the human factors of biology (think fight or flight and adrenaline) and psychology (aggression and response to injuring or killing another person). • Round 3 explores different fighting styles that are appropriate for different situations: How would a character fight from a prone position versus being attacked in the street? What is the vocabulary used to describe these styles? • Round 4 considers weaponry and will guide you to select the best weapon for your characters, including nontraditional weapons of opportunity, while also thinking about the nitty-gritty details of using them. • In Round 5, you'll learn how to accurately describe realistic injuries sustained from the fights and certain weapons, and what kind of injuries will kill a character or render them unable to fight further. By taking into account where your character is in the world, when in history the fight is happening, what the character's motivation for fighting is, and much more, you'll be able write fight scenes unique to your plot and characters, all while satisfying your reader's discerning eye.

Fighting Talk

Author : Bob Jones
ISBN : 9781775534396
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From 'A Low Blow' to 'Went the Distance', a fascinating and lively examination of the regular use of terms from the boxing ring in our everyday language. Have you ever stopped to notice how often your local newspaper or favourite magazine uses the terms 'On the Ropes', 'The Gloves Are Off' and 'Knockout Punch'? How often TV newsreaders will say that a politician has "Thrown His hat in the Ring', is a 'Big Hitter', is 'Taking it on the Chin', is 'Down for the Count' or has the 'Killer Instinct'? Knight of the realm, leading businessman, colourful and controversial commentator, and boxing aficionado Sir Robert - Bob -Jones certainly has. Over a period of years he made careful note of how often terms cropped up and then retraced their etymological origins in boxing history. The result is a lively, entertaining, and thought-provoking miscellany of boxing terms that are now part of our everyday English language. Some have strayed far from their original meanings, others are more frequently in use now than at any other time. Jones asks why that might be, and his answers are, well, a knockout.

Rise Up Recount Love

Author : Becky Spell
ISBN : 1462071465
Genre : Self-Help
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The morning rises to engulf my world revealing the majestic beauty with beams of infinite warmth. So is my love for you. And when the dusk hours approach and the evening sun dims with a heavenly glow, I will hold you close for you are my Forever Love. These words, penned by Tim, share a glimpse of the love shared between Tim and Becky. Author Becky Spell shares her real life stories and adventures and her revelations of Love being the foundations of nearly everything in life in Rise Up, Recount Love. Become engulfed in the laughter, joy, tears, sadness, but most of all, the true meaning of Love in this inspiring work. You will find yourself inspired to live, laugh, and love with all that you are. Learn more about the ministry or contact us at: Tims Gift Inc. 108 Northeast Blvd. Clinton, N.C. 28328 [email protected] Tims Gift Clinton on Facebook

How To Street Fight

Author : Sam Fury
ISBN : 9781925979053
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Discover all the Street Fighting Techniques You Need! 2+ books in 1 make this the only book you need on close combat fighting. It contains all the information from… * How to Win a Street Fight * Ground Fighting Techniques to Destroy Your Enemy ... and adds a whole lot more! Discover all the techniques you need to win any brawl, because this is a simple, unrefined, and aggressive street fighting guide. Get it now. How to Street Fight Includes Lessons On * Staying safe and minimizing injuries whilst learning self defense. * Achieving the most power from your strikes. * Pressure points for self-defense without needing pinpoint accuracy. * A simple and natural all-purpose fighting stance. * A variety of training methods to best equip you for any street survival situation. * How to use ANYTHING as street fighting weapons, and the best ways to use them. * The best ways to finish your opponents, FAST! * Effective striking methods you can use straight away. Effective Close Combat Self-Defense Training * The 3 second (or less) KO! * The two best choke holds to subdue your opponent, as well as how to escape from them yourself. * Ground fighting techniques and strategy. * Landing safely on the ground, and the best ways to get back up. * How to regain the upper hand should you get overwhelmed during a street fight. * How to escape when grabbed by an assailant, whether it be from the front, side or behind. * The best strategies to use when fighting multiple opponents, whether you are alone or in a group. * How to disarm an opponent with a weapon. * Defense against guns and the correct way to use them yourself. * Knife fighting techniques. ... and much more. Limited Time Only… Get your copy of How to Street Fight today and you will also receive: *Free SF Nonfiction Books new releases *Exclusive discount offers *Downloadable sample chapters *Bonus content … and more! Get it now.

Born To Fight

Author : Mark Hunt
ISBN : 9780751570281
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A powerful story of sadness, hope, pride, honour and triumph from the real-life Rocky! Raw, confronting and honest, UFC champion Mark Hunt's inspiring autobiography shows it is possible to defy the odds and carve a better life. Born into a Mormon Samoan family, Hunt details his harrowing early life, his troubled teen years, and his angry youth with no apparent future. After being plucked from an Auckland street fight and dropped into his first kickboxing bout, Mark went on to achieve unprecedented success in Australian and New Zealand combat sports. In an ongoing career that has spanned the globe, Mark Hunt has been in some of the UFC, Pride and K-1's most memorable battles. But in some ways those fights pale in comparison to that which he has overcome out of the ring and cage. As fearless with his opinions as he is in the Octagon, Mark pulls no punches in revealing the highs and lows of his extraordinary life.

How To Win A Street Fight

Author : Sam Fury
ISBN : 9781925979152
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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For the upgraded version of this training manual please search for: The Self-Defense Handbook by Sam Fury. Teach Yourself to Street Fight! Discover how to inflict maximum damage with minimal effort. This no-nonsense street fighting book combines powerful techniques and a simple strategy to shatter your enemies. It includes step-by-step instructions and easy to follow pictures. Master the skills you need to dominate any enemy, because this is a street fighting training manual like no other. Get it now. ‘How to Win a Street Fight’ Includes * The best possible self defense targets to aim for on the human body. * The best fighting stance for any self defense scenario. * Choke holds to finish your opponent, FAST! * How to anticipate your opponent's movements. Never Get Caught Off-Guard in Crazy Street Fights * The best ways to catch your opponent off-guard in a street fight. * What to do if your enemy catches you off guard. * Explosive close combat fighting techniques. * Devastating combinations combining all of the body's weapons (hands, feet, knees, elbows, and more). * How to put your opponent(s) on the ground and the safest way to land in case the same happens to you. Simple to Use Street Fighting Tactics That Actually Work! * How to escape common holds including chokes. * How to put (and keep) anyone on the ground in under 3 seconds. * How to achieve maximum power in all your strikes. * What to do when faced with multiple opponents when street fighting. ... and much more! Limited Time Only... Get your copy of How to Win a Street Fight today and you will also receive: * Free SF Nonfiction Books new releases * Exclusive discount offers * Downloadable sample chapters * Bonus content … and more! These are the only street fighting tactics you need, because they are easy to learn, simple to apply, and devastating to your opponent. Get it now.

Thunder Down Under

Author : Don Pendleton
ISBN : 9781488096099
Genre : Fiction
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OUTBACK SABOTAGE Investigating a brutal attack on an Australian mineral plant is a mission outside of The Executioner’s usual jurisdiction. But Mack Bolan is sure something’s dead wrong when arrogant corporate mogul Angus Martin accuses a peaceful Aboriginal-rights group of lethal industrial sabotage. And from the moment he lands down under, Bolan is under attack by trained, ruthless mercenaries who are somehow two steps ahead of him. It will take all The Executioner’s skill and determination to unravel the deadly conspiracy—and rain down his own brand of merciless justice!

Wake Up Lien Think For Yourself

Author : William Van Vynck
ISBN : 9781491736579
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Wake up, Lien. Think for yourself! describes the origins and some of the history and the excesses of Christianity and Islam. It shows how mind-control enters into the formation of these religions, and it urges the reader to free himself or herself from the out-dated notions that may have been implanted in his mind by parents, teachers, and religious functionaries. It suggests the Eastern teaching of reincarnation as a possible substitute as that appears to be a more satisfying and logical belief system.

The Greatest Fight Of Our Generation

Author : Lewis A. Erenberg
ISBN : 9780195319996
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The second Louis-Schmeling fight of 1938 sparked excitement around the globe. For all its length--the fight lasted just two minutes--it remains one of the most memorable events in boxing history and, indeed, one of the most significant sporting events ever. In this superb account, Lewis A.Erenberg offers a vivid portrait of Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, their individual careers, and their two epic fights, shedding light on what these fighters represented to their nations, and why their second bout took on such international importance. Erenberg shows how after Schmeling's dramatic win in his first fight with Lewis he instantly became a German national hero and an unwilling symbol for white supremacists, leading the second fight to be viewed by many as a symbolic match between Nazism and American democracy. Erenberg discusseshow Louis' dramatic first-round victory was a devastating blow to Hitler, who turned on Schmeling and, during the war, had the boxer (then serving as a paratrooper) sent on a series of dangerous missions. Louis, meanwhile, went from being a hero of his race--"Our Joe"--to the first black championembraced by all Americans. Here then is a stirring and insightful account of one of the great moments in boxing history, a confrontation that provided global theater on an epic scale.

We Fight Fascists

Author : Daniel Sonabend
ISBN : 9781788733250
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The extraordinary story of the Jewish ex-servicemen fighting fascism in post-war Britain Returning to civilian life, at the close of the Second World War, a group of Jewish veterans discovered that, for all their effort and sacrifice, their fight was not yet done. Creeping back onto the streets were Britain’s homegrown fascists, directed from the shadows by Sir Oswald Mosley. Horrified that the authorities refused to act, forty-three Jewish exservicemen and women resolved to take matters into their own hands. In 1946, they founded the 43 Group and let it be known that they were willing to stop the far-right resurgence by any means necessary. Their numbers quickly swelled. Joining the battlehardened ex-servicemen in smashing up fascist meetings were younger Jews, including hairdresser Vidal Sassoon, and gentiles as well, some of whom volunteered to infiltrate fascist organisations. The Group published its own newspaper, conducted covert operations, and was able to muster a powerful force of hundreds of fighters who quickly turned fascist street meetings into mass brawls. The struggle peaked in the summer of 1947 with the Battle of Ridley Road, where thousands descended on the Hackney market to participate in weekly riots. The history of the 43 Group is not just a gripping story of a forgotten moment in Britain’s post-war history; it is also a timely lesson in how to confront fascism—and how to win.

Thesaurus Of English Words And Phrases

Author : Peter Mark Roget
ISBN : UCBK:B000840114
Genre : English language
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Thesaurus Of English Words And Phrases Classified And Arranged So As To Facilitate The Expression Of Ideas And Assist In Literary Composition

Author : Roget
ISBN : UBBE:UBBE-00085989
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History Of The Great Fight Between Spring Langan For The Championship Of England And One Thousand Sovereigns On Tuesday June 8 1824

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ISBN : BL:A0022740033
Genre : Boxing
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Battletech Roar Of Honor

Author : Blaine Lee Pardoe
Genre : Fiction
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ORDERS ARE ORDERS... Angela Bekker is a rising star in the Ghost Bear Clan. Devoted to duty and honor, relentless in the pursuit of flawless victory—a prime example of Clan excellence in mind and body. So when she receives order to form a new Trinary from scratch, she jumps at the chance to have her own command. Especially since they are to be stationed on the planet Toffen at the leading edge of Ghost Bear space. But what is an honor for some is an opportunity to strike for others. Led by the bloodthirsty Dirk Radick, forces of Clan Wolf launch an assault to take the valuable planet from the inexperienced troops. But the hunters soon become the hunted, as the Stalking Bears live up to their name. Only when the smoke clears does Angela realize that great honor comes at a great price—one that she may not be willing to pay...

Introduction To Afro American Studies

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ISBN : NWU:35556002048387
Genre : African Americans
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The American Fistiana

Author : Patrick Timony
ISBN : MINN:31951P009339156
Genre : Boxing
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A Soldier S Experience

Author : Timothy Gowing
ISBN : UOM:39015022623527
Genre : Crimean War, 1853-1856
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