Bill O’Reilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled track record as an author and with the #1-rated Fox News show, The O’Reilly Factor, O’Reilly has become a veritable institution of political insight and keen advice. In Keep It Pithy, O’Reilly offers a classic collection of the most memorable writings from his bestselling books, and looks back at how his opinions and ideas have been proven right or wrong by the passage of time. With his trademark candor and no-nonsense approach, each chapter focuses on a core theme as it gathers O’Reilly’s thoughts on the most compelling issues of our time and provides readers an illuminating guide to the American cultural landscape.
A spirited and personal book, Keep It Pithy is the perfect addition to an O’Reilly fan’s library, or the best introduction for the few left uninitiated.
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Table of Contents
State of the Union
1 Just as I Predicted and Long Before We Heard of President Obama: The Growing Success of the Progressive Agenda 3
2 I've Questioned European Socialism from the Beginning: Hello France, Next Stop-God Forbid-Greece! 17
3 Minority Report: The Obstacles, the Search for Answers, and the Case of the Sharpening Divide 23
4 Religion Under Attack: Who Cares? You Can Hear a Pin Drop 33
5 From 9/11 to Benghazi: What Have We Learned About the War on Terror? Anything? 49
State of Yourself
6 What's Mine? Americans Just Want More Stuff, and That's a Problem 57
7 The Kids: Hollywood Sleaze, Wrongheaded Educators, Nutty Judges, and Other Problems Knocking on the Door 63
8 From SNL to The Daily Show, from Moveon.org to Occupy Wall Street…: It's All One Big Liberal Joke-and a Disturbing Pattern 85
Keeping it Pithy
9 Getting Back to Traditional Values: "The Code of the Traditional Warrior" and Other Top Hits 97
10 A Decade's Worth of Head Shots to the Rich and Powerful: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly 113
11 The Last Word (As Usual, I'm Taking It) 137
Photo Credits 143