The Neocon Reader

Posted By on May 5, 2005

The current book that I’m finishing up is an ‘eye-opening’ look into the writings of prominent neoconservative thinkers. I am finding this political science collection of essays to be extrodinarily helpful in understanding American neoconservative political influence of the Bush administration.


As a more traditional conservative, much of the thought is quite radical. The revitalization of the principles of preemptive use of our military such as John Quincy Adam and Theodore Roosevelt followed to different ideas toward welfare and crime reduction. What has surprised me most are the thoughts from several authors and their most interesting way of how we will fund all of the proposed ideas.

The editor is Irwin Stelzer who is a senior fellow and director of the Hudson Institute’s economic policy program. He is perhaps best known as a political columnist forthe London

  • Sunday Times
  • ,

  • The Courier Mail
  • of Australia and the contributing editor of the

  • The Weekly Standard.
  • The book is published by Grove Press.

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    1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
    2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.