The Conscience Of A Conservative

Author : Barry Morris Goldwater
ISBN : 0691131171
Genre : Political Science
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In 1960, Barry Goldwater set forth his brief manifesto in The Conscience of a Conservative. Written at the height of the Cold War and in the wake of America's greatest experiment with big government, the New Deal, Goldwater's message was not only remarkable, but radical. He argued for the value and importance of conservative principles--freedom, foremost among them--in contemporary political life. Using the principles he espoused in this concise but powerful book, Goldwater fundamentally altered the political landscape of his day--and ours.
Category: Political Science

Nach Bush

Author : Paul R. Krugman
ISBN : 9783593385655
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Nach Bush

Author : Paul R. Krugman
ISBN : 3893319182
Genre : Equality
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Conscience Of A Conservative

Author : Jeff Flake
ISBN : 9780399592928
Genre : Political Science
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A thoughtful defense of traditional conservatism and a thorough assault on the way Donald Trump is betraying it.”—David Brooks, in his New York Times column In a bold act of conscience, Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party. Dear Reader, I am a conservative. I believe that there are limits to what government can and should do, that there are some problems that government cannot solve, and that human initiative is best when left unfettered, free from government interference or coercion. I believe that these ideas, tested by time, offer the most freedom and best outcomes in the lives of the most people. But today, the American conservative movement has lost its way. Given the state of our politics, it is no exaggeration to say that this is an urgent matter. The Republican party used to play to a broader audience, one that demanded that we accomplish something. But in this era of dysfunction, our primary accomplishment has been constructing the argument that we’re not to blame. We have decided that it is better to build and maintain a majority by using the levers of power rather than the art of persuasion and the battle of ideas. We’ve decided that putting party over country is okay. There are many on both sides of the aisle who think this a good model on which to build a political career—destroying, not building. And all the while, our country burns, our institutions are undermined, and our values are compromised. We have become so estranged from our principles that we no longer know what principle is. America is not just a collection of transactions. America is also a collection of ideas and values. And these are our values. These are our principles. They are not subject to change, owing to political fashion or cult of personality. I believe that we desperately need to get back to the rigorous, fact-based arguments that made us conservatives in the first place. We need to realize that the stakes are simply too high to remain silent and fall in line. That is why I have written this book and am taking this stand. —Jeff Flake
Category: Political Science

Die Akte Trump

Author : David Cay Johnston
ISBN : 9783711051837
Genre : Political Science
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DER NEUE US-PRÄSIDENT – WER IST DONALD TRUMP? In Die Akte Trump zeigt Pulitzerpreisträger David Cay Johnston den Aufstieg des 45. Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten – angefangen bei Kindheit und Erziehung bis zum erbitterten Wahlkampf gegen Hillary Clinton. Mithilfe zahlreicher Interviews, Gerichtsakten und Finanzdokumente wird das Gefl echt aus Lügen und Halbwahrheiten rund um Donald Trump entwirrt und offengelegt. Wer ist der mächtigste Mann der Welt? Sachlich und fundiert entwirft David Cay Johnston ein vollständiges, brandaktuelles und mitunter erschreckendes Bild des neuen US-Präsidenten. »Was Johnston über den neuen Präsidenten erzählt, ist beeindruckend. Näher kann man Trump zurzeit wohl nicht kommen.« Süddeutsche Zeitung »David Cay Johnston gehört zu den Wenigen, die das komplexe trumpsche Firmengeflecht durchdrungen und hinter die vergoldeten Kulissen geblickt haben.« Der Spiegel Die Akte Trump »enthüllt die dubiosen Geschäfte des Donald Trump – und seine Skrupellosigkeit selbst gegenüber der eigenen Familie«. Stern
Category: Political Science

Tea Party Revival

Author : B. Leland Baker
ISBN : 143274917X
Genre : Political Science
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From Sarasota to Seattle, something incredible, unprecedented and heartening is occurring: People are coming together to take back their country. Theyre saying enough is enough to big-government schemes that serve only to fleece our pockets. Enough to growth of federal power, and enough to the expansion of so-called rights that just add more layers of bureaucracy. Tea Party Revival: The Conscience of a Conservative Reborn is the essential guide to this grassroots and growing movement, which burst onto the national stage with the massive 2009 Tax Day Tea Party protests and 912 March upon Washington D.C. Concise, engaging and at times enraging, Dr. B. L. Baker shines a light on the worst habits of government and most important what we must do to salvage our ideals. Favoring neither Republicans nor Democrats, Tea Party Revival outlines how true constitutional compliance leads to smaller, limited government, which results in lower spending, lower taxes and greater freedom for all Americans. It explains how overspending has placed our children and grandchildren in fiscal bondage for the next century, while answering, How did it come to this? Through it all, Tea Party Revival arms you with the information you need to cut through the media and governments obfuscation so you can take your country back.
Category: Political Science

A National Party No More

Author : Zell Miller
ISBN : 9780974537610
Genre : Political Science
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The Democratic senator discusses issues and values he recommends the Democratic Party must embrace to make the party relevant for the American people.
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Blinded By The Right

Author : David Brock
ISBN : 9781400047765
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a powerful and deeply personal memoir in the tradition of Arthur Koestler’s The God That Failed, David Brock, the original right-wing scandal reporter, chronicles his rise to the pinnacle of the conservative movement and his painful break with it. David Brock pilloried Anita Hill in a bestseller. His reporting in The American Spectator as part of the infamous “Arkansas Project” triggered the course of events that led to the historic impeachment trial of President Clinton. Brock was at the center of the right-wing dirty tricks operation of the Gingrich era–and a true believer–until he could no longer deny that the political force he was advancing was built on little more than lies, hate, and hypocrisy. In Blinded By the Right, Brock, who came out of the closet at the height of his conservative renown, tells his riveting story from the beginning, giving us the first insider’s view of what Hillary Rodham Clinton called “the vast right-wing conspiracy.” Whether dealing with the right-wing press, the richly endowed think tanks, Republican political operatives, or the Paula Jones case, Brock names names from Clarence Thomas on down, uncovers hidden links, and demonstrates how the Republican Right’s zeal for power created the poisonous political climate that culminated in George W. Bush’s election. Now in paperback and with a new afterword by the author, Blinded By the Right is a classic political memoir of our times. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography