Clyde's Recommended Reading List

Restoring the Heart of America, by Clyde Cleveland and Ed Noyes. Cleveland and Noyes provide clear examples of how people can better solve their problems with freedom-based, non-coercive, bottom-up solutions. Restoring-the-Heart-of-America.pdf 

Flourish by Bob Podolsky with Clyde Cleveland. a how-to manual to create non-coercive structures to replace hierarchy in our institutions; corporations, religions and governments. You can order the book here:

What Ever Happened to Justice, and What Ever Happened to Penny Candy by Richard Maybury, available at

Birth of the Chaordic Age by Dee Hock. The classic on how to create non coercive organizations.

Maverick and Seven Day Weekend by Ricardo Semler.  Successful non-coercive companies.

American Insurgents, American Patriots by Breen.  This book provides a blueprint for re-establishing a Republic and a clear understanding of why we need to build this Republic back up again from the local level to the state level.  This is available at Amazon or at any bookstore. 

The Constitution that Never Was by Boryszewski. How we were conned at the constitutional convention.  The Constitution That Never Was.pdf

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt.  Hazlett’s book is the basis for understanding freedom-based economics.

The Revolution: A Manifesto, by Ron Paul.  This addresses how to achieve economic freedom, civil liberties, and personal responsibility, and the role the government is supposed to play.

A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce and Honest Friendship, by Ron Paul.  Paul makes the case for a foreign policy of non-intervention, based on Paul’s 20-year career in Congress.

Hamilton's Curse by De Lorenzo, the same author who wrote the expose on Abraham Lincoln.  This book outlines the history of the battle between Jefferson and Hamilton.

The Creature from Jekyll Island, by G. Edward Griffin. This amazing book provides a comprehensive history of the Federal Reserve and its impact on society.

"It's Good to be King", by Michael Badnarik. This is excellent analysis of the constitution and bill of rights from the perspective of the 2004 Libertarian Presidential candidate.

The 5,000 Year Leap, by W. Cleon Skousen.  This classic explains all of the fundamental principles of nature, which guided the Founders.

The Majesty of God’s Law, by Cleon Skousen.  Another classic, which provides an in-depth examination of the historical and philosophical sources of knowledge which most influenced the Founders.

Healing our World, by Mary Ruwart.  This book clearly explains why government programs do not work and how freedom does work.

Renewing American Compassion, by Marvin Olasky. The author describes how early bottom up structures in America solved social problems on the local level much more effectively than top down federal and state social programs. 




The Nature of Man and His Government,” by Robert LeFevre
A brilliant analysis of what government really is and a call for non-coercive alternatives. 25 pages.

"Creative Transformation"  analysis of how to increase creativity, truth, love, awareness and freedom. I recommend reading the

The Law,” by Bastiat  This is an incredibly powerful essay on the nature of the relationship between government and the individual; a classic. 15 pages.

"NO TREASON: The Constitution of No Authority"  This is an amazing article by Lysander Spooner from 1870 on the Constitution.

"TREASON:" An amazing 50 page white paper by Ralph Boryszewsky describing the covert plan to subvert the Articles of Confederation by Hamilton and others, you will have a higher regard for the anti-federalists after reading this work. TREASON _ Ralph Borysewski.pdf

Sockdolager! A Tale Of Davy Crockett meeting up with the Constitution.

Common Sense Revisited” at  Download the PDF for free.  This explains indigenous/surrogate power and bottom up government. 35 pages.

The last three items listed below were some of the most influential reading materials in the colonies from 1750 to 1776.

Common Sense” by Tom Paine, the classic which changed the world. 48 pages.

The Second Treatise of Civil Government,” by John Locke  Along with Common Sense, this was the most influential educational material for the colonists pre-revolution. 

Jonathon Mayhew's Sermon John Adams said this sermon marked the beginning of the Revolution
.  The full text can be downloaded. 55 pages.