This book should be required reading in our public schools, but it never will be. The author brings humor to a subject that is very humorless. I enjoyed the book; first because the author does not hold back, you have no doubt where he stands on the issues. Secondly, he gives you the facts and figures and shows how they stack up and what he believes the end result will be if we don't do something very quickly. As the title implies, the author believes that Europe is already all but lost, Canada is like Europe, and unfortunately America (USA) is sliding down the same slippery slope.
It is a very eye opening book, and it is also a very scary book to read. But knowledge is always better than ignorance, even when that knowledge scares you. Hopefully the knowledge won't come too late to too few people.
It's the end of the world as we know it...
Someday soon, you might wake up to the call to prayer from a muezzin. Europeans already are. And liberals will still tell you that "diversity is our strength"--while Talibanic enforcers cruise Greenwich Village burning books and barber shops, the Supreme Court decides sharia law doesn't violate the "separation of church and state," and the Hollywood Left decides to give up on gay rights in favor of the much safer charms of polygamy. If you think this can't happen, you haven't been paying attention, as the hilarious, provocative, and brilliant Mark Steyn--the most popular conservative columnist in the English-speaking world--shows to devastating effect. The future, as Steyn shows, belongs to the fecund and the confident. And the Islamists are both, while the West is looking ever more like the ruins of a civilization. But America can survive, prosper, and defend its freedom only if it continues to believe in itself, in the sturdier virtues of self-reliance (not government), in the centrality of family, and in the conviction that our country really is the world's last best hope. Mark Steyn's America Alone is laugh-out-loud funny--but it will also change the way you look at the world.