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Uncle Sam's Plantation

Uncle Sam's Plantation How Big Government Enslaves America's Poor and What We Can Do About It

By Star Parker
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.38 Stars

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On 2/4 Victor Piedra wrote: Every century tends to start with a society interacting as judges over the rules that affect individuals' development, and as direct consequence, it will give birth to a revolution; one of a sharp thinking kind. It is justly the reason why the book Uncle Sam’s Plantation is becoming a good example ... Uncle Sam's Plantation

Victor's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/6 Christy Mc wrote: Star Parker paints a picture of America for her readers. One in which government aid fuels the lazy and uneducated. She shakes her head at social programs and laughs at common "misconceptions" the poor have about how financial government aid assists them and asserts they're really being suppressed. Personally, ... "Uncle Sam's Plantation" by Star Parker

Christy Mc's Rating:

1 Stars

On 3/12 Susan Stearns wrote: I came to the close of Star Parker's book, UNCLE SAM'S PLANTATION, with some mixed feelings. I heartily endorse the "How Big Government Enslaves America's Poor and What We Can Do About It" statement, underneath the Title, but I do not wholeheartedly agree with some of her generalizations. She has definitely ... Interesting Read

Susan's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/29 Kristy Houck wrote: When I sat down to read this book I certainly had a set of opinions about people living on welfare and in poverty. After reading this book my eyes were opened to experiences, facts and perspectives of someone who had been there firsthand and pulled herself up and out of the hole she had dug herself ... An eye opening inside look at poverty

Kristy 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/29 Blanca Aleksandravicius wrote: I received this book from Book Sneeze, a great site that gives away books about almost everything. This book took me so long to read, 'cause it's a specific language used for this kind of book.Uncle Sam's Plantations talks about the manipulation of the north-american government. How it controls the lives ... Uncle Sam's Plantations - Star Parker

Blanca's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/10 Vicki Lee wrote: Poverty and wealth: historically Democratic and Republican issues. But for this book Star Parker showed that so-called "Republican" concepts are powerful tools to break the welfare cycle. I, a Democrat, recognized Parker's views like one recognizes something of their own. They were familiar; they felt ... Uncle Sam's Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America's Poor and What We Can Do About It

Vicki's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/6 notesinthemargins wrote: From the title alone, you could surmise that this book has some incendiary ideas and opinions, and you would be right. Uncle Sam's Plantation is a no-nonsense, very conservative look at poverty in America and how the government has responded and is currently responding. The author, Star Parker, pulls ... Book Review - Uncle Sam's Plantation by Star Parker

notesinthemargins' Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/1 rubyslipperlady wrote: I hate to give a bad review but I could not get through this book. I think I made it through the first 2 chapters before I left it in the airport for someone else who might enjoy it more than I did. It's not that it wasn't well-written, it was just not what I wanted to be a part of really. I am conservative ... disappointed

rubyslipperlady's Rating:

1 Stars

On 1/18 jjtrayn wrote: In Star Parker’s book, Uncle Sam’s Plantation, the subtitle says it all: How Big Government Enslaves America’s Poor and What We Can Do About It. Parker outlines the major issues and resulting legislation that has come about over the last 150 years that has, in its own way, imprisoned the poor in ... Uncle Sam's Plantation by Star Parker

jjtrayn's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/18 Phil Naessens wrote: Star Parker lived the life that many in the United States have come to enjoy. Having babies out of wedlock and bouncing from apartment to apartment not to mention being chronically unemployed became who Star Parker was.She lived irresponsibly and allowed the United States Government to become her redeemer ... Book Review: Uncle Sam’s Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America’s Poor and What We Can Do About It by Star Parker

Phil's Rating:

5 Stars