Christmas is nine days away and if you’re looking for presents, well you still have time. You can certainly never go wrong with some of the fine Red Maryland products available at theRed Maryland Zazzle store, such a t-shirts and drinkware with the Red Maryland logo or our #WellRunState hashtag.
However when it comes to becoming educated on conservatism and Maryland, books are a very effective way to show somebody that you care enough about them and our state and country to arm them with the necessary knowledge and motivation to get involved in the community. So here are some books that I would recommend as great stocking stuffers (and by clicking on the links below, you can buy them through our Red Maryland affiliate program so that we get a portion of the proceeds to upgrade our broadcast equipment!)
The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater: The gold standard of conservatism philosophy and thought, Sen. Goldwater’s book stands up over 50 years after it was published.
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl and The Selfhood of the Human Person by John F. Crosby: the two most important books I have read as it relates to issues of life. Frankl writes about his time as a concentration camp prisoner; Crosby writes about the uniqueness and individuality of each of us from a philosophical perspective.
The Art of War by Sun Tzu: The Art of War translates far beyond combat on the battlefield; it has many applications to modern political campaigns and strategies.
The Cynics Dictionary by Rick Bayan: If you’re a Republican in Maryland and have seen the nonsense the Democrats have pulled over the years, you’d be a cynic too….