Best Selling and Popular Books on Politics, Political Candidates and Politicians

Best Selling and Popular Books on Politics, Political Candidates and Politicians

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Title: Democracy in America

Author(s): Alexis de Tocqueville
ISBN 13: 9780226805368
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Title: The Republicans

Lay readers and political junkies alike seeking the best book on Republican history will find what they are looking for in Gould's comprehensive volume.
Author(s): Lewis L. Gould
ISBN 13: 9780199936625
Pages: 407
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Title: Rule and Ruin

Author(s): Geoffrey Kabaservice
ISBN 13: 9780199975518
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Title: Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power, and Deception in American History

YOU’VE BEEN LIED TO BY THE GOVERNMENT

We shrug off this fact as an unfortunate reality. America is the land of the free, after all. Does it really matter whether our politicians bend the truth here and there?

When the truth is traded for lies, our freedoms are diminished and don’t return.

In Lies the Government Told You, Judge Andrew P. Napolitano reveals how America’s freedom, as guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, has been forfeited by a government more protective of its own power than its obligations to preserve our individual liberties.

“Judge Napolitano’s tremendous knowledge of American law, history, and politics, as well as his passion for freedom, shines through in Lies the Government Told You, as he details how throughout American history, politicians and government officials have betrayed the ideals of personal liberty and limited government."

—Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX), from the Foreword

Author(s): Andrew P. Napolitano
ISBN 13: 9781595552662
Pages: 349
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Title: George W. Bush

An evaluation of the forty-third president, whose time in office was defined by the September 11th attacks and the War on Terror, sheds new light on why George W. Bush made the decisions he did, which shaped his presidency and caused ...
Author(s): James Mann
ISBN 13: 9780805093971
Pages: 208
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Title: The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans

America's political system is dysfunctional. While this is a widely held view, it is a problem that—so far—has proved intractable. After every election, voters discover yet again that political "leaders" are simply quarreling in a never-ending battle between the two warring tribes, the Republicans and Democrats. In this critically important book, a distinguished statesman and thinker identifies exactly how our political and governing systems reward intransigence, discourage compromise, and undermine our democracy. He then describes exactly what must be done to banish the negative effects of partisan warfare from our political system.

As a former congressman, Mickey Edwards witnessed firsthand how important legislative battles can devolve into struggles not over principle but over party advantage. He offers graphic examples of how this problem has intensified and reveals how political battles have become nothing more than conflicts between party machines. Edwards's solutions—specific, practical, fair, and original—show the way to break the stranglehold of the political party system. The Parties Versus the People offers hope for a fundamental renewal of American democracy.

Author(s): Mickey Edwards
ISBN 13: 9780300184563
Pages: 232
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Title: The Audacity of Hope

In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, or what Obama called “the audacity of hope.”
Author(s): Barack Obama
ISBN 13: 9780307237705
Pages: 375
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Title: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War with a New Introductory Essay

Since its publication twenty-five years ago, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men has been recognized as a classic, an indispensable contribution to our understanding of the causes of the American Civil War. A key work in establishing political ideology as a major concern of modern American historians, it remains the only full-scale evaluation of the ideas of the early Republican party. Now with a new introduction, Eric Foner puts his argument into the context of contemporary scholarship, reassessing the concept of free labor in the light of the last twenty-five years of writing on such issues as work, gender, economic change, and political thought.
A significant reevaluation of the causes of the Civil War, Foner's study looks beyond the North's opposition to slavery and its emphasis upon preserving the Union to determine the broader grounds of its willingness to undertake a war against the South in 1861. Its search is for those social concepts the North accepted as vital to its way of life, finding these concepts most clearly expressed in the ideology of the growing Republican party in the decade before the war's start. Through a careful analysis of the attitudes of leading factions in the party's formation (northern Whigs, former Democrats, and political abolitionists) Foner is able to show what each contributed to Republican ideology. He also shows how northern ideas of human rights—in particular a man's right to work where and how he wanted, and to accumulate property in his own name—and the goals of American society were implicit in that ideology. This was the ideology that permeated the North in the period directly before the Civil War, led to the election of Abraham Lincoln, and led, almost immediately, to the Civil War itself. At the heart of the controversy over the extension of slavery, he argues, is the issue of whether the northern or southern form of society would take root in the West, whose development would determine the nation's destiny.
In his new introductory essay, Foner presents a greatly altered view of the subject. Only entrepreneurs and farmers were actually "free men" in the sense used in the ideology of the period. Actually, by the time the Civil War was initiated, half the workers in the North were wage-earners, not independent workers. And this did not account for women and blacks, who had little freedom in choosing what work they did. He goes onto show that even after the Civil War these guarantees for "free soil, free labor, free men" did not really apply for most Americans, and especially not for blacks.
Demonstrating the profoundly successful fusion of value and interest within Republican ideology prior to the Civil War, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men remains a classic of modern American historical writing. Eloquent and influential, it shows how this ideology provided the moral consensus which allowed the North, for the first time in history, to mobilize an entire society in modern warfare.

Author(s): Eric Foner
ISBN 13: 9780195094978
Pages: 400
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Title: Case Against Hillary Clinton

As the long, scandal-ridden trial of the Clinton years comes to an end--and as the first lady mounts her own campaign for independent political office--it is time for a summation. What is the legacy of Clintonism? What is there in Hillary Clinton's background, talents, or record of achievement that qualifies her to represent New York in the U.S. Senate? And, most important, what will happen if Hillary should win this fall? Where will her ambition lead her next? Peggy Noonan, one of our most astute political observers and a speechwriter for the Reagan White House, argues in this passionate and compelling book that everyone in the United States--not just New Yorkers--must look closely at Hillary and the implications of her Senate bid. The Case Against Hillary Clinton offers an eye-opening assessment of the scandals, and failures of the Clinton years, from Whitewater to health care to the Filegate and Travelgate affairs--casting a revealing light on the first lady's motives and behavior. It poses searching questions about the difference between the citizens of New York and the Clintons of Arkansas; between public service and lip service; between the whole truth and the shameless parade of evasion and spin the first couple has marshaled throughout their White House years. And finally, in these pages Noonan calls on us to consider the climate of deception and disgrace the Clintons have left in their wake--weakening our nation's moral standing and damaging our political process in ways that will take years to heal. Never before has the character of a first lady been so integral to the fate of a presidential administration and no writer before Peggy Noonan has had the courage to offer so uncompromising an estimation of Hillary Clinton as the one contained in this book. The Case Against Hillary Clinton takes the measure of the woman, the candidate, the striving politician--and offers a convincing argument that her calculated bid for power will be the first truly important election of the new millennium. I thought, seven years ago, that the Clintons might turn out to be inspiring. They had guts, came from nowhere, were bright and hard-driving; he was educated, credentialed, a political moderate but not a boring one; she appeared to be something new and interesting, a modern woman who operated with confidence in all the circles of the world.... Hillary could have been a strong and encouraging presence, maybe continuing to work in the world as a lawyer, as Cherie Blair has in Great Britain--a judge, working mother, and "first lady" who is everywhere a figure of respect.
Author(s): Peggy Noonan
ISBN 13: 9780060393403
Pages: 208
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Title: Think Big

Provides tips on achieving success in business and in life, discussing thinking big, passion, instincts, creating luck, fear, revenge, momentum, focus, and prenuptial agreements, and includes frequently asked questions and testimonials.
Author(s): Donald J. Trump;Bill Zanker
ISBN 13: 9780061547843
Pages: 384
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Title: Stealing America: What My Experience with Criminal Gangs Taught Me about Obama, Hillary, and the Democratic Party

In the fall of 2014, outspoken author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza found himself hauled into federal court for improperly donating money to an old friend’s Senate campaign. D’Souza pleaded guilty and was sentenced to eight months in a state-run confinement center. There he lived among hardened criminals—drug dealers, thieves, gangbangers, rapists, and murderers. Now the bestselling author explains how this experience not only changed his life, but fundamentally transformed his view of his adopted country. Previously, D’Souza had seen America through the eyes of a grateful immigrant who became successful by applying and defending conservative principles. Again and again, D’Souza made the case that America is an exceptional nation, fundamentally fair and just. In book after book, he argued against liberalism as though it were a genuine movement of ideas capable of being engaged and refuted. But his prolonged exposure to the criminal underclass provided an eye-opening education in American realities. In the view of hardened criminals, D’Souza learned, America is anything but fair and just. Instead, it is a jungle in which various armed gangs face off against one another, with the biggest and most powerful gangs inhabiting the federal government.
Author(s): Dinesh D'Souza
ISBN 13: 9780062366719
Pages: 304
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Title: Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich

In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they’ve earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six figure fees for speaking gigs. Now, Peter Schweizer shows who is really behind those enormous payments. In his New York Times bestselling books Extortion and Throw Them All Out, Schweizer detailed patterns of official corruption in Washington that led to congressional resignations and new ethics laws. In Clinton Cash, he follows the Clinton money trail, revealing the connection between their personal fortune, their “close personal friends,” the Clinton Foundation, foreign nations, and some of the highest ranks of government. Schweizer reveals the Clinton’s troubling dealings in Kazakhstan, Colombia, Haiti, and other places at the “wild west” fringe of the global economy. In this blockbuster exposé, Schweizer merely presents the troubling facts he’s uncovered. Meticulously researched and scrupulously sourced, filled with headline-making revelations, Clinton Cash raises serious questions of judgment, of possible indebtedness to an array of foreign interests, and ultimately, of fitness for high public office.
Author(s): Peter Schweizer
ISBN 13: 9780062369291
Pages: 272
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Title: Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead

In the spirit of Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope and Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride comes an inspiring portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton, the first female presidential nominee in United States history: a girl who fought to make a difference—and paved the way for women everywhere—from Michelle Markel and LeUyen Pham. In the 1950s, it was a man’s world. Girls weren’t supposed to act smart, tough, or ambitious. Even though, deep inside, they may have felt that way. And then along came Hillary. Brave, brilliant, and unstoppable, she was out to change the world. They said a woman couldn’t be a mother and a lawyer. Hillary was both. They said a woman shouldn’t be too strong or too smart. Hillary was fearlessly herself. It didn’t matter what people said—she was born to lead. With illustrations packed full of historical figures and details, this gorgeous and informative picture book biography is perfect for every budding leader. Includes a timeline, artist’s note, and bibliography.
Author(s): Michelle Markel
ISBN 13: 9780062381224
Pages: 40
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Title: Hillary Rodham Clinton: Do All the Good You Can

An inspiring and meticulously researched middle grade biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton—First Lady, senator, secretary of state, and the first female presidential nominee in United States history. Hillary Rodham Clinton is a true leader. Growing up in Park Ridge, Illinois, Hillary was inspired by the philosophy of John Wesley, who urged his followers to "do all the good you can." Rising to prominence in 1992 as the First Lady of the United States, Hillary captured the world's attention with her bold ideas and political forcefulness. From her time at Wellesley to her life at the White House and beyond, Hillary has been at the forefront of huge change—and despite setbacks and political scandals, she has worked for good in the world. Acclaimed author Cynthia Levinson creates a compelling and personal portrait of Hillary's historic journey from her childhood to her service as secretary of state and beyond. Includes a timeline of Hillary Rodham Clinton's life and an eight-page photo insert.
Author(s): Cynthia Levinson
ISBN 13: 9780062387295
Pages: 352
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Title: The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted

Mike Lofgren was once a proud Republican. When he came to Washington in the early 1980s, the party was controlled by what was mostly a rational group of people with a basic grasp of economics and foreign policy. So what happened since then? How did the party of Lincoln become the party of lunatics? After some thirty years in Congress, Lofgren, exasperated by the circus of the debt-ceiling debate, stepped down from his position on the Senate Budget Committee in disgust in 2011. Written by a refreshingly skeptical insider, The Party Is Over is an electrifying manifesto for the growing number of Americans who are appalled by our politicians and fed up with their pandering to corporate interests. Wry, trenchant, and highly persuasive, Lofgren offers clear suggestions for how to break through the gridlock and reverse political dysfunction in Washington.
Author(s): Mike Lofgren
ISBN 13: 9780143124214
Pages: 232
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Title: The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

This revised edition features a new afterword, updated through the 2016 election. On February 19, 2009, CNBC commentator Rick Santelli delivered a dramatic rant against Obama administration programs to shore up the plunging housing market. Invoking the Founding Fathers and ridiculing "losers" who could not pay their mortgages, Santelli called for "Tea Party" protests. Over the next two years, conservative activists took to the streets and airways, built hundreds of local Tea Party groups, and weighed in with votes and money to help right-wing Republicans win electoral victories in 2010. In this penetrating new study, Harvard University's Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson go beyond images of protesters in Colonial costumes to provide a nuanced portrait of the Tea Party. What they find is sometimes surprising. Drawing on grassroots interviews and visits to local meetings in several regions, they find that older, middle-class Tea Partiers mostly approve of Social Security, Medicare, and generous benefits for military veterans. Their opposition to "big government" entails reluctance to pay taxes to help people viewed as undeserving "freeloaders" - including immigrants, lower income earners, and the young. At the national level, Tea Party elites and funders leverage grassroots energy to further longstanding goals such as tax cuts for the wealthy, deregulation of business, and privatization of the very same Social Security and Medicare programs on which many grassroots Tea Partiers depend. Elites and grassroots are nevertheless united in hatred of Barack Obama and determination to push the Republican Party sharply to the right. The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism combines fine-grained portraits of local Tea Party members and chapters with an overarching analysis of the movement's rise, impact, and likely fate.
Author(s): Theda Skocpol;Vanessa Williamson
ISBN 13: 9780190633660
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Title: A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton

Carl Bernstein’s stunning portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton shows us, as nothing else has, the true trajectory of her life and career with its zigzag bursts of risks taken and safety sought. Marshaling all the skills and energy that propelled his history-making Pulitzer Prize reporting on Watergate, Bernstein gives us the most detailed, sophisticated, comprehensive, and revealing account we have had of the complex human being and political meteor who has already helped define one presidency and may well become, herself, the woman in charge of another.

We see the shaping of Hillary as a self-described "mind conservative and heart liberal" ---her ostensibly idyllic Midwestern girlhood (her mother a nurturer, but her father a disciplinarian, harsher than she has acknowledged); her early development of deep religious feelings; her curiosity fueled by dedicated teachers, by exposure to Martin Luther King Jr., by the ferment of the sixties, and, above all, by a desire to change the world. At Wellesley, we watch Hillary, a Republican turned Democrat, thriving in the new sky’s-the-limit freedom for women, already perceived as a spokeswoman for her generation, her commencement speech celebrated in Life magazine. And the book takes us to Yale Law School as Hillary meets and falls in love with Bill Clinton and cancels her dream to go her own way, to New York or Washington, tying her fortune, instead, to his in Arkansas.

Bernstein clarifies the often amazing dynamic of their marriage, shows us the extent to which Hillary has been instrumental in the triumphs and troubles of Bill Clinton’s governorship and presidency, and sheds light on her own political brilliance and her blind spots--especially her suspicion and mishandling of the press and her overt hostility to the opposition that clouded her entry into the capital. He untangles her relationship to Whitewater, Troopergate, and Travelgate. He leads us to understand the failure of her health care initiative.

In the emotional and political chaos of the Lewinsky affair we see Hillary, despite her immense hurt and anger, standing by her husband--evoking a rising wave of sympathy from a public previously cool to her. It helps carry her into the Senate, where she applies the political lessons she has learned. It is now her time. As she decides to run for president, her husband now her valued aide, she has one more chance to fulfill her ambition for herself--to change the world.

In his preparation for A Woman in Charge, Bernstein reexamined everything pertinent written about and by Hillary Clinton. He interviewed some two hundred of her colleagues, friends, and enemies and was allowed unique access to the candid record of the 1992 presidential campaign kept by Hillary’s best friend, Diane Blair.

He has given us a book that enables us, at last, to address the questions Americans are insistently--even obsessively--asking about Hillary Clinton: What is her character? What is her political philosophy? Who is she? What can we expect of her?

Author(s): Carl Bernstein
ISBN 13: 9780307388551
Pages: 656
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Title: American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party

Margaret Hoover has been a lifelong member of the Republican Party. She grew up a self-described “ditto head.” She worked in the White House for President George W. Bush. Today she is a political commentator for Fox News, where, as one of Bill O’Reilly’s Culture Warriors, she regularly champions the conservative cause. She also happens to be the great-granddaughter of the thirty-first president of the United States, Herbert Hoover. These impeccable conservative credentials underscore the gravity of her deep-seated concerns about the future of the Republican Party. Her party, she believes, has fallen dangerously out of step with the rising generation of young Americans.
   In American Individualism, Margaret Hoover chal-lenges the up-and-coming millennial generation to take another look at the Republican Party. Although millennials rarely identify themselves as Republicans, Hoover contends that these young men and women who helped elect President Barack Obama are sympathetic to the fundamental principles of conservatism. She makes a compelling case for how the GOP can right itself and capture the allegiance of this group. She believes that her party is uniquely positioned to offer solutions for the most pressing problems facing America—skyrocketing debt and deficits, crises in education and immigration, a war against Islamist supremacy—but that it is held back by the outsize influence within the party of social and religious conservatives. 
   American Individualism is Hoover’s call to action for Republicans to embrace a conservatism that emphasizes individual freedom both in economic policy and in the realm of social issues in order to appeal to the new generation of voters. The Republican Party, Hoover asserts, can win the support of the millennials while at the same time remaining faithful to conservative principles. In a journey that is both political and personal, Hoover rediscovers these bedrock conservative values in the writings of her great-grandfather, President Herbert Hoover, who emphasized the vital importance of individual freedom to the American way of life and who sought to strike a delicate balance in identifying the limited yet essential role the federal government should play in the lives of Americans. 
   Margaret Hoover advocates a conservatism that is fully consistent with the original impulses of the American conservative movement. It evokes her great-grandfather’s emphasis on the values of civic responsibility and service to others—instincts instilled in the millennial generation. She argues that the Republican Party today must evolve in order to achieve greatness, and that it can do so without compromising its tried-and-true fundamental principles. On the contrary, those enduring principles, if consistently applied, will enable the party to attract a younger following. 
   An impassioned and persuasive political manifesto grounded in twentieth-century history and targeted at the most perplexing problems of the twenty-first century, Margaret Hoover’s American Individualism offers provocative ideas not just for reinvigorating the Republican Party but also for strengthening America in the decades ahead.

Praise for American Individualism:

“It is not her great grandfather’s Republican party anymore. And Margaret Hoover has written a book that old Herbert would enjoy. Sassy, opinionated, and smart, Ms. Hoover shakes up conventional GOP wisdom.” 
—Bill O’Reilly, Anchor, Fox News Channel
 
“Margaret Hoover, a fresh and brilliant young voice in the Republican Party, is bent on connecting the GOP to rising generations of the young. She has something to say to their elders, too. They'd best hear her.”
—Peggy Noonan, columnist, Wall Street Journal

“Margaret Hoover's American Individualism is a must read for every member of the Republican party—elected or otherwise—as a new generation of Republicans try to shine new light on who exactly we should be.”
—Meghan McCain, author of Dirty Sexy Politics

Author(s): Margaret Hoover
ISBN 13: 9780307718167
Pages: 272
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Title: Michelle Obama

A comprehensive portrait of the First Lady describes her working-class upbringing on Chicago's South Side, her education at Princeton and Harvard during the racially charged 1980s, and her marriage to the future forty-fourth president.
Author(s): Peter Slevin
ISBN 13: 9780307949318
Pages: 432
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Title: The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton

When Hillary Clinton spoke of "a vast right-wing conspiracy" determined to bring down the president, many people dismissed the idea. Yet if the first lady's accusation was exaggerated, the facts that have since emerged point toward a covert and often concerted effort by Bill Clinton's enemies—abetted by his own reckless behavior—which led inexorably to impeachment. Clinton's foes launched a cascade of well-financed attacks that undermined American democracy and nearly destroyed the Clinton presidency.

In vivid prose, Joe Conason and Gene Lyons, two award-winning veteran journalists, identify the antagonists, reveal their tactics, trace the millions of dollars that subsidized them, and examine how and why mainstream news organizations aided those who were determined to bring down Bill Clinton, The Hunting of the President may very well be the All the President's Men of this political regime.

Author(s): Joe Conason, Gene Lyons
ISBN 13: 9780312245474
Pages: 304
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Title: The Wilderness

The explosive story of the Republican Party's intensely dramatic and fractious efforts to find its way back to unity and national dominance After the 2012 election, the GOP was in the wilderness.
Author(s): McKay Coppins
ISBN 13: 9780316327411
Pages: 288
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Title: Too Dumb to Fail

As we approach the 2016 presidential election, Lewis has an urgent message for fellow conservatives: embrace wisdom, humility, qualifications, and inclusion--or face extinction.
Author(s): Matt K. Lewis
ISBN 13: 9780316383936
Pages: 256
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Title: My Life

President Bill Clinton’s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous energies and efforts, made the unlikely journey from Hope, Arkansas, to the White House—a journey fueled by an impassioned interest in the political process which manifested itself at every stage of his life: in college, working as an intern for Senator William Fulbright; at Oxford, becoming part of the Vietnam War protest movement; at Yale Law School, campaigning on the grassroots level for Democratic candidates; back in Arkansas, running for Congress, attorney general, and governor.

We see his career shaped by his resolute determination to improve the life of his fellow citizens, an unfaltering commitment to civil rights, and an exceptional understanding of the practicalities of political life.

We come to understand the emotional pressures of his youth—born after his father’s death; caught in the dysfunctional relationship between his feisty, nurturing mother and his abusive stepfather, whom he never ceased to love and whose name he took; drawn to the brilliant, compelling Hillary Rodham, whom he was determined to marry; passionately devoted, from her infancy, to their daughter, Chelsea, and to the entire experience of fatherhood; slowly and painfully beginning to comprehend how his early denial of pain led him at times into damaging patterns of behavior.

President Clinton’s book is also the fullest, most concretely detailed, most nuanced account of a presidency ever written—encompassing not only the high points and crises but the way the presidency actually works: the day-to-day bombardment of problems, personalities, conflicts, setbacks, achievements.

It is a testament to the positive impact on America and on the world of his work and his ideals.

It is the gripping account of a president under concerted and unrelenting assault orchestrated by his enemies on the Far Right, and how he survived and prevailed.

It is a treasury of moments caught alive, among them:

• The ten-year-old boy watching the national political conventions on his family’s new (and first) television set.

• The young candidate looking for votes in the Arkansas hills and the local seer who tells him, “Anybody who would campaign at a beer joint in Joiner at midnight on Saturday night deserves to carry one box. . . . You’ll win here. But it’ll be the only damn place you win in this county.” (He was right on both counts.)

• The roller-coaster ride of the 1992 campaign.

• The extraordinarily frank exchanges with Newt Gingrich and Bob Dole.

• The delicate manipulation needed to convince Rabin and Arafat to shake hands for the camera while keeping Arafat from kissing Rabin.

• The cost, both public and private, of the scandal that threatened the presidency.

Here is the life of a great national and international figure, revealed with all his talents and contradictions, told openly, directly, in his own completely recognizable voice. A unique book by a unique American.

Hear an audio excerpt of Bill Clinton discussing his start, his book, and his parents (4:37), and remembering the day he met JFK (1:27).

Author(s): Bill Clinton
ISBN 13: 9780375414572
Pages: 957
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Title: George H. W. Bush (American Presidents Series)

The judicious statesman who won victories abroad but suffered defeat at home, whose wisdom and demeanor served America well at a critical time George Bush was a throwback to a different era. A patrician figure not known for eloquence, Bush dismissed ideology as "the vision thing." Yet, as Timothy Naftali argues, no one of his generation was better prepared for the challenges facing the United States as the Cold War ended. Bush wisely encouraged the liberalization of the Soviet system and skillfully orchestrated the reunification of Germany. And following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990, he united the global community to defeat Saddam Hussein. At home, Bush reasserted fiscal discipline after the excesses of the Reagan years.

It was ultimately his political awkwardness that cost Bush a second term. His toughest decisions widened fractures in the Republican Party, and with his party divided, Bush lost his bid for reelection in 1992. In a final irony, the conservatives who scorned him would return to power eight years later, under his son and namesake, with the result that the elder George Bush would see his reputation soar.

Author(s): Timothy Naftali
ISBN 13: 9780805069662
Pages: 224
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Title: Hillary's choice

This is the story of a woman and a marriage, both so famous the world over, we think we know everything there is to know. But Hillary's Choice renders America's First Lady fully human for the first time. Gail Sheehy uncovers the lifelong imprint of Hillary's drillmaster father and the frustrated mother who taught her to bottle up her emotions and who took subversive pleasure in teaching her only daughter how to fight like a man. We listen in as Hillary describes, in letters to a college pen pal, her dreams of becoming a star and her depression when trying to choose an identity. And we meet her first love, the handsome Georgetown man who melted her midwestern puritanism but lost her to the more ambitious Bill Clinton. We see the arc of Hillary's life through her headstrong choices: as a Yale Law School graduate who chooses to marry an Arkansas boy, thinking she will get him elected to Con-gress and take him back to Washington; as a professional wife who chooses to abandon her own career dream so she can raise a "boy" to be a president; as a woman betrayed once too often who finally confronts her husband and makes the deal that will determine their future. Sheehy has been observing Hillary Clinton for seven years, talking to her informally and writing about her in Vanity Fair. The biographical portrait that emerges is a tour de force of hard reporting shaped by the intimate contour of the author's unique insights. The story of the Clinton presidency has always been the story of the Clinton marriage. Delving deep into a relationship that is both supportive and destructive, Sheehy answers the constantly asked question "Why does she stay with him?" How has Hillary preserved her spirit through repeated cycles of Clinton's seduction, betrayal, and repentance? Sheehy peels back the layers of public masks and private denials, showing through one vivid scene after another how Hillary became addicted to Bill, and how desperately Bill depended on Hillary to teach him how to fight and to bring him back again and again from the political dead. Power and shame shift violently from Hillary to Bill and back again as Sheehy deconstructs their embattled co-presidency.
Author(s): Gail Sheehy
ISBN 13: 9780375503443
Pages: 416
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Title: No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

From one of the world’s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of government.  In her position as America’s chief diplomat, Rice traveled almost continuously around the globe, seeking common ground among sometimes bitter enemies, forging agreement on divisive issues, and compiling a remarkable record of achievement.
 
A native of Birmingham, Alabama who overcame the racism of the Civil Rights era to become a brilliant academic and expert on foreign affairs, Rice distinguished herself as an advisor to George W. Bush during the 2000 presidential campaign.  Once Bush was elected, she served as his chief adviser on national-security issues – a job whose duties included harmonizing the relationship between the Secretaries of State and Defense.  It was a role that deepened her bond with the President and ultimately made her one of his closest confidantes.
 
With the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Rice found herself at the center of the Administration’s intense efforts to keep America safe.  Here, Rice describes the events of that harrowing day – and the tumultuous days after.  No day was ever the same.  Additionally, Rice also reveals new details of the debates that led to the war in Afghanistan and then Iraq.
 
The eyes of the nation were once again focused on Rice in 2004 when she appeared before the 9-11 Commission to answer tough questions regarding the country’s preparedness for – and immediate response to – the 9-11 attacks.  Her responses, it was generally conceded, would shape the nation’s perception of the Administration’s competence during the crisis.  Rice conveys just how pressure-filled that appearance was and her surprised gratitude when, in succeeding days, she was broadly saluted for her grace and forthrightness.

From that point forward, Rice was aggressively sought after by the media and regarded by some as the Administration’s most effective champion.
 
In 2005 Rice was entrusted with even more responsibility when she was charged with helping to shape and carry forward the President’s foreign policy as Secretary of State.  As such, she proved herself a deft crafter of tactics and negotiation aimed to contain or reduce the threat posed by America’s enemies.  Here, she reveals the behind-the-scenes maneuvers that kept the world’s relationships with Iran, North Korea and Libya from collapsing into chaos.  She also talks about her role as a crisis manager, showing that at any hour — and at a moment’s notice — she was willing to bring all parties to the bargaining table anywhere in the world.
 
No Higher Honor takes the reader into secret negotiating rooms where the fates of Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and Lebanon often hung in the balance, and it draws back the curtain on how frighteningly close all-out war loomed in clashes involving Pakistan-India and Russia-Georgia, and in East Africa. 
 
Surprisingly candid in her appraisals of various Administration colleagues and the hundreds of foreign leaders with whom she dealt, Rice also offers here keen insight into how history actually proceeds.  In No Higher Honor, she delivers a master class in statecraft  — but always in a way that reveals her essential warmth and humility, and her deep reverence for the ideals on which America was founded.

Author(s): Condoleezza Rice
ISBN 13: 9780307986788
Pages: 784
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Title: George W. Bush and the Redemptive Dream: A Psychological Portrait

George W. Bush remains a highly controversial figure, a man for whom millions of Americans have very strong feelings. Dan McAdams' book offers an astute psychological portrait of Bush, one of the first biographies to appear since he left office as well as the first to draw systematically from personality science to analyze his life. McAdams, an international leader in personality psychology and the narrative study of lives, focuses on several key events in Bush's life, such as the death of his sister at age 7, his commitment to sobriety on his 40th birthday, and his reaction to the terrorist attacks of September 11, and his decision to invade Iraq. He sheds light on Bush's life goals, the story he constructed to make sense of his life, and the psychological dynamics that account for his behavior. Although there are many popular biographies of George W. Bush, McAdams' is the first true psychological analysis based on established theories and the latest research. Short and focused, written in an engaging style, this book offers a truly penetrating look at our forty-third president.

Author(s): Dan P. McAdams
ISBN 13: 9780199752089
Pages: 288
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Title: Party of the People A History of the Democrats

Party of the PeopleJules WitcoverAfter more than two centuries of sometimes stormy, always intriguing history, the Democratic Party of the United States survives as the oldest political organization in the world. In Party of the People, veteran political chronicler Jules Witcover traces the Democratic Party’s evolution, from its roots in the agrarian, individualistic concepts of Thomas Jefferson to its emergence as today’s progressive party of social change and economic justice. Witcover describes the Democrats' dramatic struggle to deŢne themselves and shares with us half a century of personal observation of the party through its most turbulent times.

First called, oddly enough, the Republican Party but later known as the Democratic-Republican Party and eventually the Democratic Party, this creature of Jefferson and James Madison evolved from an early ideological and personal struggle with the commerce-minded Alexander Hamilton. Seasoned by the populism of Andrew Jackson, the party was nearly undone by the “peculiar institution” of slavery in the South, which led to the birth of the rival Republican Party and to the Civil War. Half a century later, America emerged from World War I under Democrat Woodrow Wilson as a reluctant international player, and from World War II under Franklin Roosevelt as a liberal bastion and global superpower.
In the civil rights revolution, the party shed much of its racist past, but subsequent white middle-class resentments and the divisive Vietnam War opened the door to a rival conservatism that effectively demon-ized Democratic liberalism. Defensively, the party under Bill Clinton sought safer centristground and seemed on the brink of establishing a “third way," until the disastrous 2000 electoral college defeat of Al Gore left the Democrats shaken and splintered. As the new century emerges, they are debating whether to return to their liberal roots, setting themselves clearly apart from the Republicans, or press on with the centrist pursuit of a broader, less liberal constituency.

In Party of the People (a perfect companion to Grand Old Party by Lewis L. Gould, a history of the Republicans published simultaneously by Random House), Jules Witcover offers a rich and comprehensive popular history of the ideas, struggles, and key Ţgures that have deŢned the Democratic Party over the past two hundred years and are nowJules Witcover has covered American politics, and the Democratic Party, for more than half a century as a reporter, syndicated columnist, and author. He has written ten books on politics and history, including a novel, and is coauthor of Ţve other political books. Witcover has also attended every Democratic National Convention since 1964, when the party nominated Lyndon B. Johnson in Atlantic City. After writing 85 Days, the deŢnitive account of the last campaign of Robert Kennedy in 1968, he chronicled every presidential campaign from 1976 to 1992 and then offered a seething critique of the process in 1999 in No Way to Pick a President. A recipient of the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Washington correspondents, Witcover has written on national politics for the Newhouse Newspapers, the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The Washington Star, and since 1981 he has been a political columnist for the Baltimore Sun. He lives with his wife, Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, in Washington.“Party of the People is a fine popular history of the world’s oldest political party written by an astute veteran observer of American politics.”
-Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
“Lively and well-written, Party of the People delves into the lives of the great leaders who framed the Democratic Party's ideals and provides cogent insight into the state of the Party today. Told with a veteran journalist's talent for pace and detail, Party of the People is an engrossing, dynamic account that should be required reading for anyone interested in American politics.”
-Congressman Richard A. Gephardt, Former House Democratic Leader
"The story of the Democratic Party is the story of America's willingness to work together toward a better future for all. In Party of the People, Jules Witcover tells this tale with clarity, insight, and elegance. His luminous and unblinking history captures the moments when the party's vision have pushed our country forward as well as those times when the Democrats fell short of their own ideals. Most impressively, Witcover has captured the essence of American politics and its unique amalgam of altruism and pragmatism. This is an invaluable work of political history."  
-Senator Thomas Daschle 
“They call journalism the first draft of history. What do you call history written by a journalist? In this case, you call it splendid! This book has all the virtues of a solid history book and the pleasures of journalism. It's readable and reliable and as exciting as the campaigns it covers." -Rick Shenkman, editor of the History News Network, George Mason University
Author(s): Jules Witcover
ISBN 13: 9780375507427
Pages: 848
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Title: Grand new party

Author(s): Douthat, Ross;Salam, Reihan
ISBN 13: 9780385519434
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Title: Trump: The Art of the Deal

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump lays out his professional and personal worldview in this classic work a firsthand account of the rise of America s foremost deal-maker.
Author(s): Donald J. Trump;Tony Schwartz
ISBN 13: 9780399594496
Pages: 384
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Title: Who Is Hillary Clinton?

"Who Is Hillary Clinton? Readers of our New York Timesbest-selling series can find out now! At age fourteen, Hillary Clinton thought it would be thrilling to become an astronaut, so she sent an application to NASA.
Author(s): Heather Alexander
ISBN 13: 9780448490151
Pages: 112
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Title: Trump 101

The world's greatest dealmaker shows you how to: Find the work you love and do it Set high standards and meet them Think Trump-scale Negotiate to win Be tough, not nasty Turn problems, even disasters, into gold Concentrate on your target ...
Author(s): Donald J. Trump
ISBN 13: 9780470047101
Pages: 208
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Title: Anything for a Vote

Starting with the 1796 contest between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, through the 2012 campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, we'll revisit such notable low blows as: 1836: Congressman Davy Crockett accused Martin Van Buren of ...
Author(s): Joseph Cummins
ISBN 13: 9781594748325
Pages: 304
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Title: Tip and the Gipper

Chris Matthews was an eyewitness to this story as top aide to Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill, who waged a principled war of political ideals with President Ronald Reagan from 1980 to 1986.
Author(s): Chris Matthews
ISBN 13: 9781451696004
Pages: 448
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Title: Trump Strategies for Real Estate: Billionaire Lessons for the Small Investor

For twenty-five years, George Ross has advised Donald Trump on many of his biggest and most profitable real estate deals. If anyone understands the investment strategies and negotiation tactics that have made Trump the most famous real estate baron in the world, it's Ross. This is the first book that explains the investment principles that made Trump a fortune.

How can Trump's billionaire strategies help the average investor? Ross explains that the same basic rules of thumb that make Trump's Manhattan skyscrapers so profitable still apply to every investor, no matter the size of their property. Even if you can't afford the kind of luxury extras Trump offers his elite customers, you can still add Trump-style glamour to any property-and charge tenants or buyers a hefty premium for it.

Success in real estate requires not just smart strategies but also an ability to project the personal qualities that inspire confidence in others-like Trump's endless enthusiasm, showmanship, and never-say-die tenacity. With dramatic examples-such as Trump's Commodore/Hyatt Hotel deal on 42nd Street in Manhattan, which netted Trump over $85 million-Ross shows you how these personal qualities can help you negotiate better deals and dramatically increase profits.

You'll learn how to create an aura of exclusivity; Trump's secret sources of negotiation power; the value of the "invested time" principle; and even how to use deadlocks and deadlines to your advantage. And once you've zeroed in on your property, Ross gives seasoned advice on retaining the best help and conducting a dynamic marketing campaign.

For experienced and novice investors alike, Trump Strategies for Real Estate presents an indepth, insightful look at what it takes to achieve Trump-sized success in real estate.

Author(s): George H. Ross
ISBN 13: 9780471774341
Pages: 256
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Title: Elephant in the Room: Evangelicals, Libertarians, and the Battle to Control the Republican Party

Praise for The Elephant in the Room

"This funny, sobering, smart book reminds Republicans that having beliefs isn't good enough. You have to act on them. Winning isn't enough; you have to win with a purpose in mind. Ryan Sager sounds a real call to arms. The party would be wise to hear it."
—Peggy Noonan, columnist, The Wall Street Journal

"An insightful and eminently readable account of the current conservative crackup. Anyone who wants to understand American politics today needs to read Sager's chronicle of the ongoing civil war in the conservative ranks."
—Paul Begala, coauthor of Take It Back

"Two feisty American factions are at daggers drawn. No, the fight is not conservatives versus liberals. Rather, it is libertarian conservatives versus 'social issues' conservatives. In this illuminating examination of the changing ideological geography of American politics, Ryan Sager suggests that the conservatives must choose between Southern and Western flavors of conservatism. He prefers the latter."
—George F. Will, syndicated columnist

"Sager picks up where Bruce Bartlett left off with Impostor. The Elephant in the Room tells us how libertarians and the Christian conservatives are at swords' point over Bush's 'big government conservatism.' Anyone who wants to understand this important debate should get a copy of Sager's book."
—John B. Judis, coauthor of The Emerging Democratic Majority

"Ryan Sager offers an eloquent, elegant argument that the GOP has lost its way—an argument that even those of us who disagree with many of his criticisms and object passionately to many of his characterizations must take with the utmost seriousness."
—John Podhoretz, author of Can She Be Stopped?

Author(s): Ryan Sager
ISBN 13: 9780471793328
Pages: 256
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Title: The Party's Over

Author(s): Charlie Crist
ISBN 13: 9780525954415
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Title: Hillary

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her distinguished life and career. This stunning project follows Clinton from her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley College and Yale Law School to marrying Bill Clinton and raising daughter Chelsea, to becoming First Lady of the United States and then a U.S. Senator and Secretary of State. Here is the inspiring story of the woman who may soon change the world—into a place where a girl can dream of growing up to be president.
Author(s): Jonah Winter;Raul Colon
ISBN 13: 9780553533880
Pages: 40
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Title: The Rise of Southern Republicans

The transformation of Southern politics over the past fifty years has been one of the most significant developments in American political life. The emergence of formidable Republican strength in the previously solid Democratic South has generated a novel and highly competitive national battle for control of Congress. Tracing the slow and difficult rise of Republicans in the South over five decades, Earl and Merle Black tell the remarkable story of political upheaval.

The Rise of Southern Republicans provides a compelling account of growing competitiveness in Southern party politics and elections. Through extraordinary research and analysis, the authors track Southern voters' shifting economic, cultural, and religious loyalties, black/white conflicts and interests during and after federal civil rights intervention, and the struggles and adaptations of congressional candidates and officials.

A newly competitive South, the authors argue, means a newly competitive and revitalized America. The story of how the South became a two-party region is ultimately the story of two-party politics in America at the end of the twentieth century. Earl and Merle Black have written a bible for anyone who wants to understand regional and national congressional politics over the past half-century. Because the South is now at the epicenter of Republican and Democratic strategies to control Congress, The Rise of Southern Republicans is essential to understanding the dynamics of current American politics.

Author(s): Earl Black
ISBN 13: 9780674012486
Pages: 464
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Title: Blood Sport: The President and His Adversaries

Discusses the truth about Whitewater, Vince Foster's suicide, and other White House scandals, explaining how these episodes have been exploited, White House reaction, and the future of the presidency. Pulitzer Prize winner James B. Stewart takes readers behind the scenes in the Clinton White House as it reels in the wake of the Whitewater scandal, Vincent Foster’s suicide, and Paula Jones’ allegations of sexual misconduct. In July 1993, White House official Vincent Foster wrote an anguished lament: “in Washington...ruining people is considered a sport.” Nine days later, Foster was dead. Shock at the apparent suicide of one of President Clinton’s top aides turned to mystery, then suspicion, as the White House became engulfed in an ever-widening net of unanswered questions. Among the confidential matters Foster was working on when he died was the Clinton’s ill-fated investment in Whitewater, an Arkansas land development. Soon conspiracy theories were circulating, alleging that Foster was murdered because he knew too much. And the Whitewater affair, a minor footnote to the 1992 presidential campaign, was suddenly resurrected in the national media. To a degree that left them sunned and at times depressed, the president and the first lady have been buffeted by a succession of scandals, from the first lady's profitable commodities trading to the sexual harassment allegations of Paula Jones. Like his predecessors, the Clinton presidency son found itself engulfed in allegations of scandal, conspiracy, and cover-up. Drawing on hundreds of interviews, many with people speaking publicly for the first time, James B. Stewart also sheds startling new light on these and other mysteries of the Clinton White House. In a fast-paced narrative that ranges from a backwater town in the Ozarks to the Oval Office, from newsrooms in New York and Los Angeles to offices of conservative think tanks and special prosecutors, the result is an unprecedented portrait of political combat as it is waged in America today.
Author(s): James B. Stewart
ISBN 13: 9780684802305
Pages: 480
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Title: Hillary and Vince: a story of love, death, and cover-up

The death by gunshot of Hillary Clinton’s lover, lawyer, and best friend in 1993 was the highest suspicious death of a government official since JFK. Deputy White House Counsel Vince Foster handled the Clinton’s most secretive matters and hired investigators to track down and threaten dozens of women sleeping with Bill. Among the many very questionable items in the investigation of Vince Foster's death are the following: The coroner’s report says x-rays were taken, but the he testified to Senators none were taken. When a paramedic approached Foster’s body, he saw men running away into the woods. The first person to find Foster’s body guarded the entrance to the CIA. Hillary testified she did not see Foster during the month before his death. A staffer testified she was in Foster's office at least four times.
Author(s): Dean W. Arnold
ISBN 13: 9780692744871
Pages: 170
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Title: An American Life

Author(s): Ronald Reagan
ISBN 13: 9781451628395
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Title: The Liberals' Moment: The McGovern Insurgency and the Identity Crisis of the Democratic Party

When George McGovern lost the 1972 presidential election, Richard Nixon's landslide victory buried more than an insurgent campaign. In resurrecting the largely forgotten story of McGovern's remarkable presidential bid, Bruce Miroff reveals how his crushing defeat produced an identity crisis for liberals torn between their convictions and the political calculations required to win elections—a dilemma for Democrats that has never gone away.

Miroff follows the campaign from its surprising rise to its catastrophic fall to remind us how a dark-horse candidate captured the nomination—and then disastrously chose a running mate with a hidden past. Drawing on interviews with dozens of participants—including McGovern himself—who share a wealth of anecdotes and insights, Miroff traces the insurgency to the political struggles of the sixties, explores McGovern's ideology, and assesses the Republican attack politics that linked McGovern to "acid, amnesty, and abortion."

Miroff shows how the transformative election of 1972 signaled a major shift in the Democratic base—from urban blue-collar New Dealers to suburban, issue-oriented activists (feminists and gay rights advocates among them)—as the party shed its Cold War past and embraced an antiwar orientation. He also illuminates how the McGovern campaign mastered the new game of presidential primaries and explores the formative experiences of a generation of talented young political actors, including campaign manager Gary Hart, political newcomer Bill Clinton, and future party strategists Bob Shrum and John Podesta. In excavating the 1972 landslide, he follows the subsequent careers of the young McGovernites anddescribes the loss's effects on later Democratic presidential campaigns.

By tracing the transformation of American liberalism and sixties idealism from their political crash in 1972 to the muddled centrism of the twenty-first century, The Liberals' Moment shows what the McGovern insurgency has to teach us today—and identifies what Democrats must do in order to reassume the mantle of progressive change.




Author(s): Bruce Miroff
ISBN 13: 9780700616503
Pages: 268
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Title: The Trumps

An entertaining chronicle, now in paperback, explores the turbulent history and extraordinary achievements of the Trump family, from their first forays into real estate by Friedrich to the over-the-top ambitions of Donald Trump himself. of ...
Author(s): Gwenda Blair
ISBN 13: 9780743210799
Pages: 592
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Title: Living History

The Phenomenal #1 Worldwide Bestseller -- With a New Afterword Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet few beyond her close friends and family have ever heard her account of her extraordinary journey. She writes with candor, humor and passion about her upbringing in suburban, middle-class America in the 1950s and her transformation from Goldwater Girl to student activist to controversial First Lady. Living History is her revealing memoir of life through the White House years. It is also her chronicle of living history with Bill Clinton, a thirty-year adventure in love and politics that survives personal betrayal, relentless partisan investigations and constant public scrutiny.
Author(s): Hillary Rodham Clinton
ISBN 13: 9780743222259
Pages: 567
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Title: The History of the Democratic Party

The presidential election of 1800-in which Thomas Jefferson challenged John Adams in his bid for reelection to the presidency-would prove one of the most significant in American history. It was the first election in which political parties played an important role. Jefferson's party, which he called the Republican Party, was only the first iteration of what is today the modern Democratic Party. Over time, the party has remade itself, adapting to the issues of the day and the preferences of its changing constituency. Now the oldest political party in the United States and among the oldest political parties in the world, it is a fixture in American politics, from the local to the national level.
Author(s): Heather Lehr Wagner
ISBN 13: 9780791094198
Pages: 120
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Title: HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change and cutting-edge tech team ran circles around her stodgy campaign. And yet, six years later, she has reemerged as an even more powerful and influential figure, a formidable stateswoman and the presumed front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, marking one of the great political comebacks in history. The story of Hillary’s phoenixlike rise is at the heart of HRC, a riveting political biography that journeys into the heart of “Hillaryland” to discover a brilliant strategist at work. Masterfully unfolded by Politico’s Jonathan Allen and The Hill’s Amie Parnes from more than two hundred top-access interviews with Hillary’s intimates, colleagues, supporters, and enemies, HRC portrays a seasoned operator who negotiates political and diplomatic worlds with equal savvy. Loathed by the Obama team in the wake of the primary, Hillary worked to become the president’s greatest ally, their fates intertwined in the work of reestablishing America on the world stage. HRC puts readers in the room with Hillary during the most intense and pivotal moments of this era, as she mulls the president-elect’s offer to join the administration, pulls the strings to build a coalition for his war against Libya, and scrambles to deal with the fallout from the terrible events in Benghazi—all while keeping one eye focused on 2016.
Author(s): Jonathan Allen
ISBN 13: 9780804136778
Pages: 464
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Title: The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Ruined Government, Enriched Themselves, and Beggared the Nation

From the most astute political scoffer since H. L. Mencken, the definitive account of the conservative reign of misrule and corruption

Hailed as a “hunk of dynamite” (Salon) and celebrated for its “satiric wit” (The New York Times Book Review) and “delighted outrage” (The New Republic), The Wrecking Crew supplies the first and—lacking future fact-finding commissions—probably the only full reckoning of what conservatism has wrought.

Casting his eyes from the Bush administration’s final months of plunder to the earliest days of the Republican revolution, Thomas Frank uncovers the deep logic behind the graft and incompetence of conservatives in power. He shows how leaders dedicated to a doctrine of government by entrepreneurship proceeded to sell off the state, channeling the profits to cronies and loyalists. He surveys the federal agencies doomed to failure by the inept and even hostile staff appointed to run them. He charts the practice of wholesale deregulation and the devastating results now clear for all to see. From political scandal to mortgage meltdown, Frank documents the consequences of enshrining the free market as the logic of the state.

As conservatives retreat to lick their wounds and a new administration prepares to undo the years of misgovernment, The Wrecking Crew makes clear the challenges before the nation. A brilliant and audacious stocktaking—now thoroughly revised and updated—this is Frank’s most revelatory work yet.

Author(s): Thomas Frank
ISBN 13: 9780805090901
Pages: 400
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Title: Trump

The author tells how he rebounded from the verge of bankruptcy in 1990 to regain his status as New York's most prominent businessman, revealing his successful real estate and investment strategies
Author(s): Donald Trump;Kate Bohner
ISBN 13: 9780812929645
Pages: 244
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Title: The Right Path

By profiling key Republicans of the 20th century, the author issues a call to the GOP members to fix their broken party and bring it back to the same way it was in its heyday.
Author(s): Joe Scarborough
ISBN 13: 9780812996142
Pages: 194
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Title: My American Journey

Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history--Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm--but a history that until now has been known only on the surface. Here, for the first time, Colin Powell himself tells us how it happened, in a memoir distinguished by a heartfelt love of country and family, warm good humor, and a soldier's directness.
Author(s): Colin L. Powell
ISBN 13: 9780345466419
Pages: 688
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Title: Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power

The deeply reported story of two supremely ambitious figures, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton—archrivals who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historic destiny but hold very different beliefs about how to project American power In Alter Egos, veteran New York Times White House correspondent Mark Landler takes us inside the fraught and fascinating relationship between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton—a relationship that has framed the nation’s great debates over war and peace for the past eight years. In the annals of American statecraft, theirs was a most unlikely alliance. Clinton, daughter of an anticommunist father, was raised in the Republican suburbs of Chicago in the aftermath of World War II, nourishing an unshakable belief in the United States as a force for good in distant lands. Obama, an itinerant child of the 1970s, was raised by a single mother in Indonesia and Hawaii, suspended between worlds and a witness to the less savory side of Uncle Sam’s influence abroad. Clinton and Obama would later come to embody competing visions of America’s role in the world: his, restrained, inward-looking, painfully aware of limits; hers, hard-edged, pragmatic, unabashedly old-fashioned. Spanning the arc of Obama’s two terms, Alter Egos goes beyond the speeches and press conferences to the Oval Office huddles and South Lawn strolls, where Obama and Clinton pressed their views. It follows their evolution from bitter rivals to wary partners, and then to something resembling rivals again, as Clinton defined herself anew and distanced herself from her old boss. In the process, it counters the narrative that, during her years as secretary of state, there was no daylight between them, that the wounds of the 2008 campaign had been entirely healed. The president and his chief diplomat parted company over some of the biggest issues of the day: how quickly to wind down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; whether to arm the rebels in Syria; how to respond to the upheaval in Egypt; and whether to trust the Russians. In Landler’s gripping account, we venture inside the Situation Room during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, watch Obama and Clinton work in tandem to salvage a conference on climate change in Copenhagen, and uncover the secret history of their nuclear diplomacy with Iran—a story with a host of fresh disclosures. With the grand sweep of history and the pointillist detail of an account based on insider access—the book draws on exclusive interviews with more than one hundred senior administration officials, foreign diplomats, and friends of Obama and Clinton—Mark Landler offers the definitive account of a complex, profoundly important relationship. As Barack Obama prepares to relinquish the presidency, and Hillary Clinton makes perhaps her last bid for it, how both regard American power is a central question of our time.
Author(s): Mark Landler
ISBN 13: 9780812998856
Pages: 432
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Title: Truman and the Democratic Party

What best defines a Democrat in the American political arena - idealistic reformer or pragmatic politician? Harry Truman adopted both roles and in so doing defined the nature of his presidency. Truman and the Democratic Party is the first book to deal exclusively with the president's relationship with the Democratic party and his status as party leader. Sean J. Savage addresses Truman's twin roles of party regular and liberal reformer, examining the tension that arose from this duality and the consequences of that tension for Truman's political career. Drawing on personal interviews with former Truman administration members and party officials and on archival materials - most notably papers of the Democratic National Committee at the Harry S. Truman Library - Savage has produced a fresh perspective that is both shrewd and insightful. Truman and the Democratic Party offers historians and political scientists a new way of looking at the Truman administration and its impact on key public policies.
Author(s): Sean Savage
ISBN 13: 9780813109411
Pages: 320
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Title: Hell to Pay: The Unfolding Story of Hillary Rodham Clinton

In Hell to Pay: The Unfolding Story of Hillary Rodham Clinton, former federal prosecutor and Washington insider Barbara Olson reveals the real Hillary Clinton—a woman whose lust for power surpasses even that of her husband.

As the Chief Investigative Counsel for the congressional committee that investigated "Travelgate" and unearthed "Filegate," Barbara Olson has peered through the Clinton defenses to see a Hillary Clinton who is angry, bitter, obsessive, and even dangerous to the health of American politics.

Hell to Pay investigates Hillary's radical roots, how she switched from being a "Goldwater Girl" to sixties radical—and how, since then, she has maintained her ties to the radical left. The agenda? In the sixties, it was the Black Panthers and overthrowing corporate America. Today, it is socialized medicine and using children as political tools for social change.

In Hell to Pay, Barbara Olson recounts Hillary's own, personal "decade of greed" and reveals the paranoia of a first lady whom even a Clinton confidant has accused of operating a virtual "secret police" unit to destroy presumed enemies—including such lowly staffers as cooks and valets.

Olson shows a woman who, far from "standing by her man," is a political Machiavellian—a wife who reviews her husband's "bimbo eruption" files while defending him; and a feminist who supports and abets a serial adulterer, sexual harasser, and alleged rapist in order to maintain her own grip on power.

Far from being unstained by the Clinton scandals, Olson shows how "in scandal after scandal, all roads lead to Hillary" and how, iwht supreme irony, the most powerful woman in the world has won sympathy—after the Monica Lewinsky scandal—as the globe's premier "victim."

But perhaps most important than the scandals, and even Hillary's relentless drive for power, is the vision Hillary wants to impose on the country. It is a vision shaped by some of the most radical thinkers of our time, a vision that harkens back to social engineering on a grand scale, and that gives freedom a distant second place to government control

No one has better penetrated the political rise of Hillary Clinton than Barbara Olson.

Author(s): Barbara Olson
ISBN 13: 9780895262745
Pages: 344
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Title: Thunder on the Left

Thunder on the Left picks up where Unlimited Access left off as Gary Aldrich makes a compelling case that today's Democratic Party has been hijacked by the Hard-Left. This power struggle within the loyal opposition has, in turn, created a clear and present danger to our national security. Aldrich knows what he's talking about -- he was an FBI agent for 26 years and spent the last five years of his FBI career working at the White House. Aldrich was so alarmed and disgusted by the Clinton administration that he wrote Unlimited Access: An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House which became an immediate New York Times #1 bestseller. Aldrich tried to warn patriotic Americans that their Commander in Chief Bill Clinton and his Hard-Left cronies were engaged in a purposeful destruction of our national security. A driven and aggressive investigator, Aldrich continued his far-reaching probe as his insatiable curiosity led him to ask many obvious questions: Why was the Hard-Left so determined to destroy our national security? Why do they sneer at our institutions? Why do they continually paint Conservatives as extremists? Aldrich also presents the case that Bill Clinton is correctly blamed for September 11, 2001. Clinton and his Hard-Left allies may not want this to be Clinton's legacy, but Aldrich points out how Clinton ensured it. Aldrich thoughtfully explores the heart of the average Hard-Left Liberal: Who chooses liberal judges that set violent criminals free, while punishing cops? Who tries to take away our right to own firearms, and wants to tap our phones and keep databases of our most personal information? Who sneers at our Constitution, our beloved Declaration of Independence, and our Bill of Rights as mere parchment, written by irrelevant dead white men? Who wants to take God out of our Pledge and mocks our flag and our patriotism? Who celebrates a sick society with crude humor and angry rap lyrics that demean our women and poison our children's minds? Who und

To find some answers, Aldrich even joined the "Vast Right Wing Conspiracy." Once inside, he met forgiving, generous patriots, not the extremists he expected to find. Instead of intolerance, he discovered the "Soft-Hearted Right's" biggest weakness: an almost genetic civility making it difficult for them to fight the politics of the gutter -- the Hard-Left's favorite habitat. Aldrich makes the argument that members of the Hard-Left are not patriots, and conservative leaders who generously assume that these hate-mongers "love America" are deceiving themselves. Aldrich presents compelling evidence that the power wielded by Hard-Left ideologues has resulted in astonishingly destructive consequences. He warns us that unless kept from power, the Hard-Left's socialistic, dishonest version of governance will eventually lead to the destruction of our freedoms! In Thunder on the Left, Aldrich takes on the politically correct and the leftist cheerleaders for Big Government and Big Media. He outlines the real reasons why many of our federal agencies have become make-work daycare centers for the unemployable. Aldrich thoroughly examines the FBI to determine what went wrong before September 11. He answers the question on everyone's mind: Will the FBI once again assume its great reputation? When all the problems facing us today are considered, including the immediate threat of terrorists, you must conclude -- as Aldrich so cleverly sets forth in his book -- that the Hard-Left is guilty as charged!

Author(s): Gary Aldrich
ISBN 13: 9780974028408
Pages: 216
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Title: Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary Clinton

Kathleen Willey's explosive new book details how her life was changed - and nearly destroyed - by Bill and Hillary Clinton. Target contains never-before-released details of the intimidation campaign launched to silence Kathleen...one way or the other. It provides new insight not just into the death of Kathleen's husband - on the same day that Bill Clinton assaulted Kathleen in the Oval Office - but into Bill's sexual addiction and Hillary's compulsive enabling, a dangerous combination with power.

The Clintons' terror and harassment continue. Over 2007 Labor Day weekend, Kathleen's home was burglarized. Instead of taking jewelry or computers, the thief took the manuscript for Target, with its explosive revelations that could damage Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

It was a break-in all too reminiscent of an earlier incident in which Kathleen was threatened by a stranger just two days before she was to testify against President Clinton in the Paula Jones sexual harassment case. It's deju vu all over again - and a timely reminder of how cunning and ruthless the Clintons' desire for power remains.

Author(s): Kathleen Willey
ISBN 13: 9780974670164
Pages: 272
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Title: Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader

Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women’s and children’s causes as a young lawyer and wife of a politician, and finally became a politician herself. She has been our First Lady, a U.S. senator, the secretary of state, and a presidential candidate. Hillary Clinton has achieved so many “firsts” in her life. Will she add “first woman president” to her list of achievements? Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics—for children who are ready to read on their own.
Author(s): Shana Corey
ISBN 13: 9781101932353
Pages: 48
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Title: Godless Democrats and Pious Republicans?

In Godless Democrats and Pious Republicans, Ryan Claassen carefully assesses the way campaign activists represent religious and non-religious groups in American political parties dating back to the 1960s.
Author(s): Ryan L. Claassen
ISBN 13: 9781107459267
Pages: 208
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Title: The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan

This book is the first to offer a wide-ranging analysis of the topic, which is of central importance to any understanding of modern U.S. political history.
Author(s): Robert Mason
ISBN 13: 9781107666146
Pages: 322
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Title: Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science--and Reality

Praise for the Republican War on Science

"Nothing short of a landmark in contemporary political reporting."
Salon.com

"Mooney has bravely tackled a gigantic and complex topic."
The Washington Post

"The Republican War on Science does score some major hits when it takes on ideological campaigns against embryonic stem cell research and for intelligent design."
The New York Sun

"Mooney's very readable, and understandably partisan, volume is the first to put the whole story, thoroughly documented, in one place."
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Addresses a vitally important topic and gets it basically right."
The New York Times

"Chris Mooney [is] one of the few journalists in the country who specialize in the now dangerous intersection of science and politics. His book is a well-researched, closely argued, and amply referenced indictment of the right wing's assault on science and scientists. In almost every instance, Republican leaders have branded the scientific mainstream as purveyors of 'junk science' and dubbed an extremist viewpoint—always at the end of the spectrum favoring big business or the religious Right—'sound science.' Rightists argue that the consensus itself is flawed. Then they encourage a debate between the consensus and the extremist naysayers, giving the two apparently equal weight. Thus, Mooney argues, it seems reasonable to split the difference or simply to argue that there is too much uncertainty to, say, ban a suspect chemical or fund a controversial form of research."
Scientific American

"A careful reading of this well-researched and richly referenced work should remove any doubt that, at the highest levels of government, ideology is being advanced in the name of science, at great disservice to the American people."
Neal Lane, former Director, National Science Foundation

Author(s): Chris Mooney
ISBN 13: 9781118094518
Pages: 336
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Title: The Four Faces of the Republican Party and the Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination

The Four Faces of the Republican Party clearly describes how Republican Presidential nominating contests unfold. Its focus on party factions allows readers to understand the process and to predict who the eventual nominee will be. In particular, the authors explore why a conservative party always nominates candidates favored by the party's establishment and why evangelical conservatives always emerge as one of the two final contenders for the nomination. This book is essential reading for anyone – professor, student, journalist, consultant, or candidate – who wishes to understand, report on, or influence a Republican Presidential nomination contest.
Author(s): H. Olsen;D. Scala
ISBN 13: 9781137577481
Pages: 163
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Title: The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power

In November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival. As President Barack Obama's secretary of state, she set out to repair America's image around the world―and her own. For the following four years, BBC foreign correspondent Kim Ghattas had unparalleled access to Clinton and her entourage, and she weaves a fast-paced, gripping account of life on the road with Clinton in The Secretary. With the perspective of one who is both an insider and an outsider, Ghattas draws on extensive interviews with Clinton, administration officials, and players in Washington as well as overseas, to paint an intimate and candid portrait of one of the most powerful global politicians. Filled with fresh insights, The Secretary provides a captivating analysis of Clinton's brand of diplomacy and the Obama administration's efforts to redefine American power in the twenty-first century. Populated with a cast of real-life characters, The Secretary tells the story of Clinton's transformation from popular but polarizing politician to America's envoy to the world in compelling detail and with all the tension of high stakes diplomacy. From her evolving relationship with President Obama to the drama of WikiLeaks and the turmoil of the Arab Spring, we see Clinton cheerfully boarding her plane at 3 a.m. after no sleep, reading the riot act to the Chinese, and going through her diplomatic checklist before signing on to war in Libya―all the while trying to restore American leadership in a rapidly changing world. Viewed through Ghattas's vantage point as a half-Dutch, half-Lebanese citizen who grew up in the crossfire of the Lebanese civil war, The Secretary is also the author's own journey as she seeks to answer the questions that haunted her childhood. How powerful is America really? And, if it is in decline, who or what will replace it and what will it mean for America and the world?
Author(s): Kim Ghattas
ISBN 13: 9781250044068
Pages: 400
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Title: Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History

As a young girl, Hillary Diane Rodham’s parents told her she could be whatever she wanted--as long as she was willing to work for it. Hillary took those words and ran. In a life on the front row of modern American history, she has always stood out--whether she was a teen campaigning for the 1964 Republican presidential candidate, winning recognition in Life magazine for her pointed words as the first student commencement speaker at Wellesley College, or working on the Richard Nixon impeachment case as a newly minted lawyer. For all her accomplishments, scrutiny and scandal have followed this complex woman since she stepped into the public eye―from her role as First Lady of Arkansas to First Lady of the United States to becoming the first female U.S. senator from New York to U.S. secretary of state. Despite intense criticism, Hillary has remained committed to public service and dedicated to health-care reform, children's issues, and women’s rights. Now, she aspires to a bigger role: her nation's first woman president. In Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History, critically acclaimed author Karen Blumenthal gives us an intimate and unflinching look at the public and personal life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs and political cartoons, this is a must-have biography about a woman who has fascinated--and divided--the public, who continues to push boundaries, and who isn’t afraid to reach for one more goal.
Author(s): Karen Blumenthal
ISBN 13: 9781250060143
Pages: 448
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Title: The Truth About Trump

First published in 2015, and now updated to cover Trump's rise to political prominence, The Truth About Trump is an unsparing, eye-opening account of the life and career of the most talked-about man in America. “A carefully reported and ...
Author(s): Michael DAntonio
ISBN 13: 9781250105288
Pages: 416
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Title: The Way to the Top: The Best Business Advice I Ever Received

The host of the hit reality show The Apprentice presents an invaluable collection of grounded, hard-hitting advice on business success, from people who have made it to the boss’s chair at some of America’s most thriving companies. How can you find the way to the top? Ask people who are already there. Because you can’t know it all. No matter how smart you are, no matter how comprehensive your education, no matter how wide-ranging your business experience, there’s simply no way to acquire all the wisdom you need to make your business flourish. You need to learn from those who have blazed a trail before you. Donald Trump has asked many of the brightest, most successful businesspeople he knows—and some he doesn't know—to answer this question: What's the best business advice you ever received? The result is a compelling resource of wisdom and wit that reveals how some of the most accomplished people conduct their personal and business affairs, giving an inside look into the secrets of corporate success. But the advice doesn’t only come from the upper echelons of the Fortune 500. Thoughts poured in from executives at thriving companies large and small, ranging from well-known icons such as Staples, American Airlines, Lillian Vernon, and Boeing to family-run operations like Orleans Homebuilders and Carlson Companies. The Way to the Top brings together the core ideas that have guided more than 150 of today’s top businesspeople, offering a range of inspiring and practical advice on making good decisions, conducting yourself appropriately, developing your career, communicating with others, leading a team effectively, and much more. Some of the entries are simple entreaties, some portray intriguing vignettes, and others outline lists of guiding principles; all are illuminating, instructive, and insightful. A telling to-do list for the aspiring professional, The Way to the Top belongs on every business bookshelf.
Author(s): Donald J. Trump
ISBN 13: 9781400050161
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Title: Trump

The author describes the secrets of his success and offers advice on such topics as investments, hiring and firing employees, and negotiation, and includes reflections on his television program "The Apprentice."
Author(s): Donald Trump;Meredith McIver
ISBN 13: 9781400063277
Pages: 244
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Title: It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us

In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.

A decade ago, then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton chronicled her quest — both deeply personal and, in the truest sense, public — to help make our society into the kind of village that enables children to become smart, able, resilient adults. It Takes a Village is "a textbook for caring.... Filled with truths that are worth a read, and a reread" (The Dallas Morning News).

For more than thirty-five years, Senator Clinton has made children her passion and her cause. Her long experience — not only through her roles as mother, daughter, sister, and wife but also as advocate, legal expert, and public servant — has strengthened her conviction that how children develop and what they need to succeed are inextricably entwined with the society in which they live and how well it sustains and supports its families and individuals. In other words, it takes a village to raise a child.

In her new Introduction, Senator Clinton reflects on how our village has changed over the last decade — from the impact of the Internet to new research in early child development and education. She discusses issues of increasing concern — security, the environment, the national debt — and looks at where we have made progress and where there is still work to be done.

It Takes a Village has become a classic. As relevant as ever, this anniversary edition makes it abundantly clear that the choices we make today about how we raise our children and how we support families will determine how our nation will face the challenges of this century.

Drawing on her experiences as daughter, mother, public servant, and long-time child advocate — and on her observations of children and families across the country and around the world — the First Lady reflects on the needs of children and the possibilities they suggest for rekindling a better quality of family and community life in today's fast-paced, fragmented world.

Author(s): Hillary Rodham Clinton
ISBN 13: 9781416540649
Pages: 352
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Title: Outsider in the White House

Original edition published in 1997 under title: Outsider in the House.
Author(s): Bernie Sanders John Nichols Huck Gutman
ISBN 13: 9781784784188
Pages: 368
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Title: Plunder and Deceit

In Federalist 51, James Madison explained with cautionary insight the essential balance between the civil society and governmental restraint: “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies ...
Author(s): Mark R. Levin
ISBN 13: 9781451606331
Pages: 256
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Title: Hillary Clinton Haiku: Her Rise to Power, Syllable by Syllable, Pantsuit by Pantsuit

An illustrated parody marrying America's favorite pantsuit-wearing politician with an ancient poetic form. The poetic form of the haiku is pretty old, widely known, and occasionally kinda funny. In these ways it resembles Hillary Rodham Clinton. Now this insightful collection of poetry distills the essential details of HRC into seventeen syllables where thousands of articles and biographies fall short--or, rather, long. HILLARY CLINTON HAIKU will not only help you make the right, informed decision at the polls--whatever that may be--but it will also help make the vast contemporary machine of politics, glass ceilings, and scandal a little easier to swallow.
Author(s): Vera G. Shaw
ISBN 13: 9781455531677
Pages: 112
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Title: Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate

In this runaway #1 New York Times bestseller, former secret service officer Gary Byrne, who was posted directly outside President Clinton's oval office, reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family in CRISIS OF CHARACTER, the most anticipated book of the 2016 election.
Author(s): Gary J. Byrne
ISBN 13: 9781455568871
Pages: 304
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Title: Trump

The author describes the secrets of investing in real estate, and offers advice on spending money like a billionaire, and also includes a behind the scenes look at his television program "The Apprentice."
Author(s): Donald Trump;Meredith McIver
ISBN 13: 9781400063550
Pages: 251
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Title: It Worked for Me

It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary public service career of the four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Author(s): Colin Powell
ISBN 13: 9780062135131
Pages: 304
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Title: Dark Money

Jane Mayer spent five years conducting hundreds of interviews-including with several sources within the network-and scoured public records, private papers, and court proceedings in reporting this book.
Author(s): Jane Mayer
ISBN 13: 9780735210332
Pages: 784
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Title: The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic

“The essential handbook for thinking and talking Democratic—must reading not only for every Democrat but for every responsible citizen” (Robert B. Reich, former Secretary of Labor and author of Beyond Outrage).

Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make moral sense. Yet Democrats have too often failed to use language linking their moral values with their policies. The Little Blue Book demonstrates how to make that connection clearly and forcefully, with hands-on advice for discussing the most pressing issues of our time: the economy, health care, women’s issues, energy and environmental policy, education, food policy, and more. Dissecting the ways that extreme conservative positions have permeated political discourse, Lakoff and Wehling show how to fight back on moral grounds and in concrete terms. Revelatory, passionate, and deeply practical, The Little Blue Book will forever alter the way Democrats and progressives think and talk about politics.

Author(s): George Lakoff
ISBN 13: 9781476700014
Pages: 141
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Title: The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill

Updated with a new afterword and including a selection of key documents, this is the explosive account of how the Bush administration makes policy on war, taxes, and politics — its true agenda exposed by a member of the Bush cabinet.

This vivid, unfolding narrative is like no other book that has been written about the Bush presidency. At its core are the candid assessments of former Secretary of the Treasury Paul O'Neill, the only member of Bush's cabinet to leave and speak frankly about how and why the administration has come to its core policies and decisions — from cutting taxes for the rich to conducting preemptive war.

O'Neill's account is supported by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind's interviews with numerous participants in the administration, by transcripts of meetings, and by voluminous documents. The result is a disclosure of breadth and depth unparalleled for an ongoing presidency. As readers are taken to the very epicenter of government, Suskind presents an astonishing picture of a president so carefully managed in his public posture that he is a mystery to most Americans. Now, he is revealed.

Author(s): Ron Suskind
ISBN 13: 9780743255462
Pages: 432
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Title: Hard Choices

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside look at the choices and challenges she has faced is “a subtle, finely calibrated work…with succinct and often shrewd appraisals of the complex web of political, economic, and historical forces in play around the world” (The New York Times). In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, Hillary Rodham Clinton expected to return to the United States Senate. To her surprise, newly elected President Barack Obama asked her to serve in his administration as Secretary of State. “Hard Choices is a richly detailed and compelling chronicle of Clinton’s role in the foreign initiatives and crises that defined the first term of the Obama administration…it teems with small, entertaining details about her interactions with foreign leaders (Los Angeles Times). Secretary Clinton and President Obama had to decide how to repair fractured alliances, wind down two wars, and address a global financial crisis. Along the way, they grappled with tough dilemmas, especially the decision to send Americans into harm’s way, from Afghanistan to Libya to the hunt for Osama bin Laden. By the end of her tenure, Secretary Clinton had gained a truly global perspective on the major trends reshaping today’s landscape.
Author(s): Hillary Rodham Clinton
ISBN 13: 9781476751474
Pages: 560
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Title: Why the Right Went Wrong

From one of our most engaging political reporters and the author of Why Americans Hate Politics; the story of conservatism from the Goldwater 1960s to the present day Tea Party that has resulted in broken promises and an ideological purity ...
Author(s): E. J. Dionne
ISBN 13: 9781476763804
Pages: 544
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Title: Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight

The beautifully illustrated picture book about Hillary Clinton—now revised and updated with brand-new material about her time as Secretary of State. Before Hillary Clinton was in the running to be president, she was a young girl growing up outside Chicago who lost the election for student-body president. She wanted to be an astronaut, to soar as high as the stars above. She kept reaching up and up as she grew. There were people who told her no—most of them simply because she was a girl—but she didn’t listen to them. There were people who didn’t think she could do it. But she believed in herself. And Hillary has been making history ever since. This is the inspiring story of a girl with dreams as big as the open sky.
Author(s): Kathleen Krull
ISBN 13: 9781481451130
Pages: 48
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Title: Hillary Clinton

A biography of 2016 Presidential hopeful, US Senator, US Secretary of State, and former first lady Hillary Clinton. A Real-Life Story biography of 2016 presidential hopeful, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Author(s): Cheryl Harness
ISBN 13: 9781481460576
Pages: 192
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Title: Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again

I’m not going to play the same game politicians have been playing for decades—all talk, no action, while special interests and lobbyists dictate our laws. I am shaking up the establishment on both sides of the political aisle because I can’t be bought. I want to bring America back, to make it great and prosperous again, and to be sure we are respected by our allies and feared by our adversaries. It’s time for action. Americans are fed up with politics as usual. And they should be! In this book, I outline my vision to make America great again, including: how to fix our failing economy; how to reform health care so it is more efficient, cost-effective, and doesn’t alienate both doctors and patients; how to rebuild our military and start winning wars—instead of watching our enemies take over—while keeping our promises to our great veterans; how to ensure that our education system offers the resources that allow our students to compete internationally, so tomorrow’s jobseekers have the tools they need to succeed; and how to immediately bring jobs back to America by closing our doors to illegal immigrants, and pressuring businesses to produce their goods at home.
Author(s): Donald J. Trump
ISBN 13: 9781501137969
Pages: 208
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Title: A Century Turns: New Fears, New Hopes--America 1988 to 2008

In A Century Turns, William J. Bennett explores America's recent and momentous history?the contentious election of 1988, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of global Communism, the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton, the technological and commercial boom of the 1990s, the war on terror, and the election of America's first black president.

Surveying politics and pop culture, economics and technology, war and religion, Bennett pieces together the players, the personalities, the feats and the failures that transformed key moments in the American story. And he captures it all with piercing insight and unrelenting optimism.

Author(s): William J. Bennett
ISBN 13: 9781595551696
Pages: 319
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Title: The Clintons War on Women

Hillary Clinton is running for president as an “advocate of women and girls,” but there is another shocking side to her story that has been carefully covered up—until now. This stunning exposé reveals for the first time how Bill and Hillary Clinton systematically abused women and others—sexually, physically, and psychologically—in their scramble for power and wealth. In this groundbreaking book, New York Times bestselling author Roger Stone and researcher and alternative historian Robert Morrow map the arc of Bill and Hillary’s crimes and cover-ups. They reveal details about their actions in Arkansas, during Bill Clinton’s time in the White House, about who really ordered the deadly attack on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, during Hillary’s tenure as secretary of state, about their time at the Clinton Foundation, and during Hillary’s current campaign for president. This is the first book to shed light on the couple’s deeply personal violations of the people they crushed in their obsessive quest for power. Along the way, Stone and Morrow reveal the family’s darkest secrets, including a Clinton family member’s drug rehab treatment that was never reported by the press, Hillary Clinton’s unusually close relationship with a top female aide, and a stunning revelation of such impact that it could strip Bill Clinton of his current popularity and derail Hillary’s push to be the second Clinton in the White House.
Author(s): Roger Stone;Robert Morrow
ISBN 13: 9781510706781
Pages: 464
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Title: God in the White House: A History - How Faith Shaped the Presidency from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush

How did we go from John F. Kennedy declaring that religion should play no role in the elections to Bush saying, "I believe that God wants me to be president"?

Historian Randall Balmer takes us on a tour of presidential religiosity in the last half of the twentieth century—from Kennedy's 1960 speech that proposed an almost absolute wall between American political and religious life to the soft religiosity of Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society; from Richard Nixon's manipulation of religion to fit his own needs to Gerald Ford's quiet stoicism; from Jimmy Carter's introduction of evangelicalism into the mainstream to Ronald Reagan's co-option of the same group; from Bill Clinton's covert way of turning religion into a non-issue to George W. Bush's overt Christian messages, Balmer reveals the role religion has played in the personal and political lives of these American presidents.

Americans were once content to disregard religion as a criterion for voting, as in most of the modern presidential elections before Jimmy Carter.But today's voters have come to expect candidates to fully disclose their religious views and to deeply illustrate their personal relationship to the Almighty. God in the White House explores the paradox of Americans' expectation that presidents should simultaneously trumpet their religious views and relationship to God while supporting the separation of church and state. Balmer tells the story of the politicization of religion in the last half of the twentieth century, as well as the "religionization" of our politics. He reflects on the implications of this shift, which have reverberated in both our religious and political worlds, and offers a new lens through which to see not only these extraordinary individuals, but also our current political situation.

Author(s): Randall Balmer
ISBN 13: 9780060872588
Pages: 256
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Title: The Dictators Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics

For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. They don’t care about the “national interest”—or even their subjects—unless they have to. This clever and accessible book shows that the difference between tyrants and democrats is just a convenient fiction. Governments do not differ in kind but only in the number of essential supporters, or backs that need scratching. The size of this group determines almost everything about politics: what leaders can get away with, and the quality of life or misery under them. The picture the authors paint is not pretty. But it just may be the truth, which is a good starting point for anyone seeking to improve human governance.
Author(s): Bruce Bueno de Mesquita;Alastair Smith
ISBN 13: 9781610391849
Pages: 352
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Title: Book About President Obama

Author(s): Chuck Todd
ISBN 13: 9780316079570
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Title: What's the Matter with White People?: Finding Our Way in the Next America

A CLEAR-EYED, COGENT CLARION CALL FOR ENDING THE DIVISIVE CLASS WARS THAT THREATEN THE AMERICAN MIDDLE-CLASS DREAM

In What’s the Matter with White People? Walsh argues that the biggest divide in America today is based not on party or ideology but on two competing explanations for why middle-class stability has been shaken since the 1970s. One side sees an America that has spent the last forty years bankrupting the country by providing benefits for the underachieving, the immoral, and the undeserving—no matter the cost to the majority of Americans. The other side sees an America that has spent the last forty years catering to the wealthy while allowing only a nominal measure of progress for the downtrodden.

Using her extended Irish-Catholic working-class family as a case in point and explaining her own political coming-of-age, Walsh shows how liberals unwittingly collaborated in the “us versus them” narrative and how the GOP’s renewed culture war now scapegoats segments of its own white demographic.

Part memoir, part political history, What’s the Matter with White People? is essential reading to combat political and cultural polarization and to build a more just and prosperous multiracial America in the years to come.

WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

Author(s): Joan Walsh
ISBN 13: 9781476733128
Pages: 335
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Title: A More Perfect Union

Dr. Ben Carson, the acclaimed, bestselling author of One Nation, America the Beautiful, and Gifted Hands, returns with his unique blend of insight, clarity, and common sense in A More Perfect Union.
Author(s): Ben Carson Candy Carson
ISBN 13: 9781591848042
Pages: 256
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Title: One Nation Under God - How Corporate America Invented Christian America

Author(s): Kevin M. Kruse
ISBN 13: 9780465097418
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Title: Clinton, Inc.

Weekly Standard editor Daniel Halper provides a meticulously researched account of the brilliant calculations, secret deals, and occasionally treacherous maneuverings that led to the Clintons’ return to political prominence.
Author(s): Daniel Halper
ISBN 13: 9780062311221
Pages: 352
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Title: In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir

In this eagerly anticipated memoir, former Vice President Dick Cheney delivers an unyielding portrait of American politics over nearly forty years and shares personal reflections on his role as one of the most steadfast and influential statesmen in the history of our country.

The public perception of Dick Cheney has long been something of a contradiction. He has been viewed as one of the most powerful vice presidents—secretive, even mysterious, and at the same time opinionated and unflinchingly outspoken. He has been both praised and attacked by his peers, the press, and the public. Through it all, courting only the ideals that define him, he has remained true to himself, his principles, his family, and his country. Now in an enlightening and provocative memoir, a stately page-turner with flashes of surprising humor and remarkable candor, Dick Cheney takes readers through his experiences as family man, policymaker, businessman, and politician during years that shaped our collective history.

Born into a family of New Deal Democrats in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cheney was the son of a father at war and a high-spirited and resilient mother. He came of age in Casper, Wyoming, playing baseball and football and, as senior class president, courting homecoming queen Lynne Vincent, whom he later married. This all-American story took an abrupt turn when he flunked out of Yale University, signed on to build power line in the West, and started living as hard as he worked. Cheney tells the story of how he got himself back on track and began an extraordinary ascent to the heights of American public life, where he would remain for nearly four decades:

* He was the youngest White House Chief of Staff, working for President Gerald Ford—the first of four chief executives he would come to know well.

* He became Congressman from Wyoming and was soon a member of the congressional leadership working closely with President Ronald Reagan.

* He became secretary of defense in the George H. W. Bush administration, overseeing America’s military during Operation Desert Storm and in the historic transition at the end of the Cold War.

* He was CEO of Halliburton, a Fortune 500 company with projects and personnel around the globe.

* He became the first vice president of the United States to serve out his term of office in the twenty-first century. Working with George W. Bush from the beginning of the global war on terror, he was—and remains—an outspoken defender of taking every step necessary to defend the nation.

Eyewitness to history at the highest levels, Cheney brings to life scenes from past and present. He describes driving through the White House gates on August 9, 1974, just hours after Richard Nixon resigned, to begin work on the Ford transition; and he portrays a time of national crisis a quarter century later when, on September 11, 2001, he was in the White House bunker and conveyed orders to shoot down a hijacked airliner if it would not divert.

With its unique perspective on a remarkable span of American history, In My Time will enlighten. As an intimate and personal chronicle, it will surprise, move, and inspire. Dick Cheney’s is an enduring political vision to be reckoned with and admired for its honesty, its wisdom, and its resonance. In My Time is truly the last word about an incredible political era, by a man who lived it and helped define it—with courage and without compromise.

Author(s): Dick Cheney
ISBN 13: 9781439176191
Pages: 576
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Title: Hillary Clinton: The Top 25 Reasons She Should Not Be Elected President

We’ve all heard of Hillary Clinton, a strong woman with a bit of a past and faced quite a huge amount of criticisms about her decision to run for Presidency. Does the White House need someone like her? Is she really capable of leading the entire US population? Does she deserve to win the battle of the fittest?
Author(s): John Foster
ISBN 13: 9781517007300
Pages: 80
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Title: The Difference It Makes: 36 Reasons Hillary Clinton Should Never Be President

Because American politics continue to reveal the fact that there is no difference between either party or, indeed, any difference between either candidate once that person assumes power, it is easy for some to assume that political races are entirely irrelevant. There are, however, worst case scenarios. Clearly, Hillary Clinton represents that scenario. This book is an attempt to prevent that scenario from ever occurring and, as such, it contains 36 reasons why she must never be allowed access to the White House ever again.
Author(s): Brandon Turbeville
ISBN 13: 9781518635960
Pages: 374
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Title: Trump: America Loves A Winner: Understanding The Trump Phenomenon

This book is a coach-class perspective of the Trump Phenomenon as viewed by an ordinary American. It is not a biography. Trump has been bold, brash and unapologetic as he skewers the elites. This book explains in a kind but honest fashion why so many Americans are attracted to Trump's message. And why the establishment elites are so terrified of his message. If you like Trump's message but are unsure about voting for him then this book is for you. It will be a valuable resource as you discuss Trump with your friends. The book is written in a conversational style for easy reading but contains plenty of thoughful insights. The book discusses why Americans are mad as hell and what Trump has to say about it. Politicians, the media, special interests, illegal immigration, terrorism, jobs, debt and the military are all covered. This work puts into words how America has lost its way and what Trump will do about it.
Author(s): Ken Julien
ISBN 13: 9781530345526
Pages: 128
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Title: Donald Trump Top 10 Rules for Success

What can we learn from Donald Trump? Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. He is a successful New York entrepreneur, billionaire, television personality, investor, and real estate magnate. And his success may allow him to run the greatest economy in the world, the United State of America. He was No. 17 on Forbes 2011 Celebrity 100 List. He's Donald Trump and this book is about his top 10 rules for success by Amazon Best seller author, Ross Cameron that was written after reviewing his work life and famous quotes and interviews. You’re about to discover Donald Trump Top 10 Rules for Success: 1. Don't do it for the money 2. Never give up 3. Be into the details 4. Be totally focused 5. Get great employees 6. Work hard 7. Follow your instincts 8. Believe in yourself 9. Have a messy desk 10. Love what you do
Author(s): Ross Cameron
ISBN 13: 9781532881770
Pages: 34
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Title: The Trump Movement: The Second American Revolution

This is the second book on the Trump Phenomenon by an author who has been dead-on about the Trump movement in his prior work, Trump: America Loves A Winner. Written in conversational style, the book gives the reader a “coach-class” perspective on the Trump movement. It is a perfect blend of historical and contemporary facts and opinion. The work documents the perfect storm that has resulted in the Trump movement. The book explores the ruling elites’ wicked web of corruption that has so angered Americans. It ignores political correctness to provide the reader an honest and unfiltered view of America in 2016. The author is donating the book royalties to the families of the brave Americans that died defending our compound in Benghazi.
Author(s): Ken Julien
ISBN 13: 9781533597762
Pages: 172
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Title: One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future

Dear Reader, In February 2013 I gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. Standing a few feet from President Obama, I warned my fellow citizens of the dangers facing our country and called for a return to the principles that made America great. Many Americans heard and responded, but our nation’s decline has continued. Today the danger is greater than ever before, and I have never shared a more urgent message than I do now. Our growing debt and deteriorating morals have driven us far from the founders’ intent. We’ve made little progress in basic education. Obamacare threatens our health, liberty, and financial future. Media elitism and political correctness are out of control. Worst of all, we seem to have lost our ability to discuss important issues calmly and respectfully regardless of party affiliation or other differences. We have to come together to solve our problems. Knowing that the future of my grandchildren is in jeopardy because of reckless spending, godless government, and mean-spirited attempts to silence critics left me no choice but to write this book. I have endeavored to propose a road out of our decline, appealing to every American’s decency and common sense. If each of us sits back and expects someone else to take action, it will soon be too late. But with your help, I believe that America may once again be “one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Sincerely,
Author(s): Ben Carson M.D.
ISBN 13: 9781595231222
Pages: 256
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Title: Hillary Clinton: The Top Reasons Why She Must Not Win The 2016 Election

Say “NO” to Hillary Clinton! Your Guide To Why Hillary Must NOT Be Elected in 2016! We all know the name and most of us don’t like it. In this book, we will unveil the sordid history of Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton: The Top Reasons She Must NOT Win The 2016 Election was written by myself, James Morgan, with the purpose of opening your eyes to who the subject really is and why she must not be allowed to win the presidency. Filled with history and so much more, this book is written for all who are worried about their country and the direction that Hillary Clinton might take it!
Author(s): James Morgan
ISBN 13: 9781535468770
Pages: 46
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Title: Hillary Clinton: A Biography of the First Lady Turned Presidential Candidate

In Hillary Clinton: A Biography of the First Lady Turned Presidential Candidate you will learn about the life, career, and ambitions of Hillary Clinton. With the U.S. presidential elections closing in, all eyes are now set on the nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton will be a powerful force to reckon with this election season. Once upon a time famous for simply being former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s wife, today she has moved out of his shadow to become the Democratic nominee for president. This biography is dedicated to the former First Lady and examines her life in detail. Learn about the events that shaped her life and how she came to be regarded as one of the most powerful women in the world.
Author(s): Benjamin Southerland
ISBN 13: 9781535481342
Pages: 58
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Title: Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party

Over the last year, award-winning journalist and videographer Max Blumenthal has been behind some of the most sensational (and funniest) exposes of Republican machinations. Whether it was his revelation that Sarah Palin was "anointed" by a Kenyan priest famous for casting out witches, or his confronting Republican congressional leaders and John McCain's family at the GOP convention about the party's opposition to sex education (and hence, the rise in teen pregnancies like that of Palin's daughter), or his expose of the eccentric multimillionaire theocrat behind California's Prop 8 anti- gay marriage initiative, Blumenthal has become one of the most important and most constantly cited journalists on how fringe movements are becoming the Republican Party mainstream.

Republican Gomorrah is a bestiary of dysfunction, scandal and sordidness from the dark heart of the forces that now have a leash on the party. It shows how those forces are the ones that establishment Republicans-like John McCain-have to bow to if they have any hope of running for President. It shows that Sarah Palin was the logical choice of a party in the control of theocrats. But more that just an expose, Republican Gomorrah shows that many of the movement's leading figures have more in common than just the power they command within conservative ranks. Their personal lives have been stained by crisis and scandal: depression, mental illness, extra-marital affairs, struggles with homosexual urges, heavy medication, addiction to pornography, serial domestic abuse, and even murder. Inspired by the work of psychologists Erich Fromm, who asserted that the fear of freedom propels anxiety-ridden people into authoritarian settings, Blumenthal explains in a compelling narrative how a culture of personal crisis has defined the radical right, transforming the nature of the Republican Party for the next generation and setting the stage for the future of American politics.

Author(s): Max Blumenthal
ISBN 13: 9781568584171
Pages: 432
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Title: The America We Deserve

The America We Deserve is Donald Trump's position paper on the major political issues facing our country. He offers no-nonsense, populist, provocative, and dramatic solutions that no ordinary politician would dare put forward.
Author(s): Donald Trump;Dave Shiflett
ISBN 13: 9781580631310
Pages: 286
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Title: The Republican Party

Author(s): Adam Smith
ISBN 13: 9781592230648
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Title: Think Like a Champion

Collects previously published essays written by the author on success in business, financial literacy, ingenuity, and succeeding in life.
Author(s): Donald Trump
ISBN 13: 9781593155308
Pages: 198
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Title: Hillary Rodham Clinton Presidential Playset: Includes Ten Paper Dolls, Three Rooms of Fun, Fashion Accessories, and More!

Welcome to the White House, Madam President! This Presidential Playset includes: 10 perforated paper dolls, 3 rooms of fun, Republican adversaries, Supreme Court Justices, pantsuits and pajamas, Secret Service protection, White House ghosts, and much, much more! This fold-out book features replicas of the Oval Office and other White House locations, plus perforated paper dolls of Hillary Clinton and all of her political pals and adversaries. With the Presidential Playset, you can draft executive orders in the Oval Office, deliver stirring speeches on the White House lawn, and take decisive action in the Situation Room. Turn the pages to pick the perfect outfit and add your favorite fashion accessories. Mix and mingle with distinguished guests, blow Bill a kiss while he putters about the lawn, and tangle with all kinds of Republican adversaries. Oh, and be on the lookout for those pesky White House ghosts!
Author(s): Caitlin Kuhwald
ISBN 13: 9781594748318
Pages: 12
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Title: The truth about Hillary

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the most polarizing figure in American politics. Love her or hate her, everyone has a strong opinion about the former first lady turned senator who is almost certainly going to run for president in 2008. Despite more than a dozen years in the national spotlight and more than a dozen unauthorized books about her, she has managed to keep many secrets from the public especially about her turbulent marriage and its impact on her career. There have been plenty of rumors about what Hillary and Bill Clinton did behind closed doors, but never a definitive book that exposes the truth. Bestselling author Edward Klein draws on rare access to inside sources to reveal what Hillary knew and when she knew it during her years as first lady, especially during her husband’s impeachment. Klein’s book, embargoed until publication, will break news about the choices and calculations she has made over the years. It will also prove that she lied to America in her bestselling autobiography Living History. When she was just a little girl, Hillary Rodham dreamed of becoming the first female president, and her lifelong dream is almost within reach. But just as the swift boat veterans convinced millions of voters that John Kerry lacked the character to be president, Klein’s book will influence everyone who is sizing up the character of Hillary Clinton.
Author(s): Edward Klein
ISBN 13: 9781595230065
Pages: 336
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Title: The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party

America is under attack. Its institutions and values are under daily assault. But the principal culprits are not foreign terrorists. They are influential and powerful Americans secretly stirring up disunion and disloyalty in the shifting shadows of the Democratic Party. Radical infiltrators have been quietly transforming America's societal, cultural, and political institutions for more than a generation. Now, backed by George Soros, they are ready to make their move. These "progressive" extremists have gained control over aonce-respectable but now desperate and dangerous political party. From their perches in the Democratic hierarchy, they seek to undermine the war on terror, destabilize the nation, and effect radical "regime change" in America. With startling new evidence, New York Times best-selling authors David Horowitz and Richard Poe shine the light on the Shadow Party, exposing its methods, tactics, and ultimate agenda.

About the Author:
David Horowitz is president of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture and founding editor of the online newsmagazine FrontPageMagazine.com

About the Author:
Richard Poe is the editorial and creative director of TheVanguard.org

Author(s): Richard Poe, David Horowitz
ISBN 13: 9781595551030
Pages: 304
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Title: A Time for Truth - Reigniting the Promise of America

Author(s): Ted Cruz
ISBN 13: 9780062365613
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Title: The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life

Abortion has been a polarizing issues for three decades. But today, the politics are changing fast. Public support for abortion on demand is dropping, while euthanasia and cloning have also become part of controversial debates. Political journalist Ramesh Ponnuru explains how these issues represent the creeping advance of the party of death it wants to narrow the circle of human beings with a right to life by excluding the unborn, the seriously disabled and maybe even infants. Ponnuru details how the party of death took over the Democratic party, and how it has corrupted the law, politics, and even the teaching of history. He also explains how figures such as Mario Cuomo, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Barbara Boxer have camouflaged the party of death's extremism all with help from the media. But Ponnuru also has insight into a different political future, and closes by asking how America might look after Roe v. Wade is overturned. In an America that is turning away from abortion on demand, the Democrats may prove to be the last victims of the party of death.
Author(s): Ramesh Ponnuru
ISBN 13: 9781596980044
Pages: 303
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Title: My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency

Hillary Clinton is running for the presidency with a message of hope and change. But, as Doug Henwood makes clear in this concise, devastating indictment, little trust can be placed in her campaign promises. Rigorously reviewing her record, Henwood shows how Clinton's positions on key issues have always blown with the breeze of expediency, though generally around an axis of moralism and hawkishness. Without a meaningful program other than a broad fealty to the status quo, Henwood suggests, "the case for Hillary boils down to this: she has experience, she's a woman, and it's her turn."
Author(s): Doug Henwood
ISBN 13: 9781609807566
Pages: 208
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Title: Trump: Never Give Up: How I Turned My Biggest Challenges into Success

Inspiring words from Never Give Up!

"I believe the so-called 'impossible' is actually very often possible, if you're willing to work very hard, and if you realize that problems can become opportunities."

"When I hear the word 'no' it becomes a challenge to me."

"It's been said that what makes me accessible to people—aside from The Apprentice showing how I operate in the business world—is that I've faced tremendous adversity. It's something everyone can relate to. The difference may be in the amount of zeros after the numbers, but the point is, people can relate to difficulties. For example, I had such an amazing reversal of fortune in the early 1990s that I am listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest financial turnaround in history. I don't recommend anyone aim for the same goal, but when you've been on the financial high wire, it gives you a certain perspective that might be helpful to other people. As one writer described the journey of life, No one gets out of this alive. That's a bit existential but when you're down a few billion dollars in the red, it can make you think in new dimensions . . . "

Author(s): Donald J. Trump
ISBN 13: 9780470190845
Pages: 208
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Title: Hillary Rodham Clinton: On The Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Hillary Clinton

Who exactly is Hillary Clinton? Because she announced her candidacy for President in April 2015, and thus could well become the first woman ever to be U.S. President, the question becomes all the more relevant … and important. Fortunately, woman’s biographer Alma H. Bond, a Manhattan psychoanalyst for 37 years, has read just about everything ever published about the former First Lady, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of State, and has written a fascinating, highly readable, and intimate book burning through a great many myths about HRC. •What were her parents like, and what lasting effects did they have on her? •How did her upbringing make her the person she became? •How does she deal with her womanizing husband, and why will she never divorce him? •What role does religion play in her life . . . and in her approach to policy? •As a public official, what are her strengths and weaknesses? •When she served as First Lady, what was she truly trying to accomplish . . . and did she succeed? •As a U.S. senator, why was she so effective in working with members of the opposite party? •As Secretary of State, how well did she get along with President Barack Obama? •In what ways, if any, was her tenure as Secretary of State different from that of all her predecessors? •To what extent is she a hawk when it comes to foreign policy? •Was she truly at fault in the tragedy known as Benghazi? •In her mind, how crucial is it to advance the cause of women around the world? These . . . and many other questions are answered clearly in Dr. Bond’s highly readable and remarkably intimate look at one of the most celebrated, admired, and despised women in the world. More important, after readers turn the final page, they’ll know Hillary better than they know practically anyone else.
Author(s): Alma H. Dr. Bond
ISBN 13: 9781610881647
Pages: 285
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Title: What Happened to the Republican Party?

How did we get here and how do we get out? This book tracks the modern history of the Republican Party and shows its decline, even while shining a light on its high points and urging it back in a positive direction.
Author(s): John White
ISBN 13: 9781612059228
Pages: 172
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Title: Hillary: The Coloring Book

Color and discover the extraordinary life of Hillary Rodham Clinton with this fun and informative activity book. Grab some crayons and add your own tint to her amazing and often controversial biography. You’ll capture her early childhood and academic accomplishments, time as First Lady in Arkansas and the White House, and years in the Senate and State Department, as well as her entire political career right up to the launch of the 2016 Presidential Race.
Author(s): Valentin Ramon
ISBN 13: 9781612433691
Pages: 64
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Title: Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich-And Why Most Don't

Shares the core thoughts and beliefs about entrepreneurship of two prominent business men, discussing their keys to success and shows how to apply them. In Midas Touch, Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki ask the question: What’s an entrepreneur’s most important job? The answer: creating high-quality, stable jobs. And in today’s marketplace, “jobs” are in high demand — and so are the skills and the innovation and vision of entrepreneurs. In a world of high unemployment and an economy that needs new jobs to recover, who isn’t hungry for a solution, something that will speed economic recovery? Many look to the government, but it’s becoming more and more obvious that governments can’t create real jobs. Trump and Kiyosaki believe that only one group can bring our world back to prosperity: Entrepreneurs. And, especially, entrepreneurs with the Midas Touch. This book is for people who are thinking of starting a business or who already have one and want to grow it. Midas Touch teaches how to leverage five key components that can impact success in business: Strength of character F.O.C.U.S. Brand Relationships Little things… that really count
Author(s): Donald John Trump;Robert T. Kiyosaki
ISBN 13: 9781612680958
Pages: 224
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Title: 1,001 Ways the Republican Party is Screwing the Middle Class

The Republican Party isn’t out for your best interests . . . unless you’re a millionaire.

Whether you’re a hardcore left-winger or are still feeling the sting from the Bush Administration, 1,001 Ways the Republican Party is Screwing the Middle Class is a no-holds-barred book that lays down the truths as to why the majority is being shafted by the minority in this country. Every day it becomes harder for someone in the middle class to live comfortably. With raised taxes, a hurt economy, and jobs getting harder and harder to find, our government should be taking it easy on us. But with the pathetic tax cuts for the rich, it’s obvious that the Republicans only care for themselves. They’re consistently ignoring the hard-working people of this country that keep it running and only care to help the “power elite.” 1,001
Ways the Republican Party is Screwing the Middle Class
is required reading for everyone who struggles to break even while these millionaires count their cash.

Author(s): Protecting Democracy from
ISBN 13: 9781616087456
Pages: 256
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Title: Eisenhower in War and Peace

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Magisterial.”—The New York Times
 
In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America’s thirty-fourth president. Here is Eisenhower the young dreamer, charting a course from Abilene, Kansas, to West Point and beyond. Drawing on a wealth of untapped primary sources, Smith provides new insight into Ike’s maddening apprenticeship under Douglas MacArthur. Then the whole panorama of World War II unfolds, with Eisenhower’s superlative generalship forging the Allied path to victory. Smith also gives us an intriguing examination of Ike’s finances, details his wartime affair with Kay Summersby, and reveals the inside story of the 1952 Republican convention that catapulted him to the White House.
 
Smith’s chronicle of Eisenhower’s presidential years is as compelling as it is comprehensive. Derided by his detractors as a somnambulant caretaker, Eisenhower emerges in Smith’s perceptive retelling as both a canny politician and a skillful, decisive leader. He managed not only to keep the peace, but also to enhance America’s prestige in the Middle East and throughout the world.
 
Unmatched in insight, Eisenhower in War and Peace at last gives us an Eisenhower for our time—and for the ages.
 
NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Praise for Eisenhower in War and Peace
 
“[A] fine new biography . . . [Eisenhower’s] White House years need a more thorough exploration than many previous biographers have given them. Smith, whose long, distinguished career includes superb one-volume biographies of Grant and Franklin Roosevelt, provides just that.”—The Washington Post
 
“Highly readable . . . [Smith] shows us that [Eisenhower’s] ascent to the highest levels of the military establishment had much more to do with his easy mastery of politics than with any great strategic or tactical achievements.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
“Always engrossing . . . Smith portrays a genuinely admirable Eisenhower: smart, congenial, unpretentious, and no ideologue. Despite competing biographies from Ambrose, Perret, and D’Este, this is the best.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“No one has written so heroic a biography [on Eisenhower] as this year’s Eisenhower in War and Peace [by] Jean Edward Smith.”—The National Interest
 
“Dwight Eisenhower, who was more cunning than he allowed his adversaries to know, understood the advantage of being underestimated. Jean Edward Smith demonstrates precisely how successful this stratagem was. Smith, America’s greatest living biographer, shows why, now more than ever, Americans should like Ike.”—George F. Will

Author(s): Jean Edward Smith
ISBN 13: 9780812982886
Pages: 976
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Title: Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas

In this highly anticipated follow-up to his blockbuster The Amateur, former New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief Edward Klein delves into the rocky relationship between the Obamas and the Clintons. An old-school reporter with incredible insider contacts, Klein reveals just how deep the rivalry between the Obamas and the Clintons runs, with details on closed-door meetings buttressed by hundreds of interviews. Blood Feud is a stunning exposé of the animosity, jealousy, and competition between America’s two most powerful political couples.
Author(s): Edward Klein
ISBN 13: 9781621573135
Pages: 320
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Title: Bush

"Presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a ... biography of George W. Bush, showing how he ignored his advisors to make key decisions himself--most [famously] in invading Iraq--and how these decisions were often driven by the ...
Author(s): Jean Edward Smith
ISBN 13: 9781476741192
Pages: 832
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Title: Leading from Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors Who Decide for Him

Barack Obama has never been fully vetted—until now.       

In Leading from Behind, New York Times bestselling investigative journalist Richard Miniter presents the first book to explore President Obama’s abilities as a leader, by unearthing new details of his biggest successes and failures. Based on exclusive interviews and never-before-published material, Leading from Behind investigates the secret world of the West Wing and the combative personalities that shape historic events.

Contrary to the White House narrative, which aims to define Obama as a visionary leader, Leading from Behind reveals a president who is indecisive, moody, and often paralyzed by competing political considerations. Many victories—as well as several significant failures—during the Obama presidency are revealed to be the work of strong women, who led when the president did not: then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and Valerie Jarrett, his closest adviser and an Obama family confidante, whose unusual degree of influence has been a source of conflict with veteran political insiders.

In Leading from Behind, you will learn:

·         Why Obama’s relationship with Israel was poisoned years before he met Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu

·         The real reason for Valerie Jarrett’s strong hold over both Barack and Michelle Obama

·         ObamaCare wasn’t Obama’s idea. It was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s. And the real reason he danced to her tune.

·         Obama delayed and canceled the mission to kill Osama bin Laden three times and then committed an intelligence blunder that allowed dozens of high-level members of al Qaeda to escape.

·         Why Obama destroyed a secret budget deal with House Speaker John Boehner that would have reformed entitlements, slashed spending, and reduced the national debt—without raising taxes

·         Why Obama is determined to save Attorney General Eric Holder, even though he has lied and stonewalled Congress about “Operation: Fast and Furious”

·         Why Obama removed an elected Christian president of Ivory Coast and replaced him with a Muslim leader who had lost the election

·         Why Obama let a U.S. citizen rot in a Cuban prison when Cuban dictator Raul Castro wanted to release him

·         Why Obama decided to defy the Tea Party and ditch his plans to end earmarks

In Leading from Behind, Richard Miniter’s provocative research offers a dramatic, thoroughly sourced account of President Obama’s White House during a time of intense domestic controversy and international turmoil.

Author(s): Richard Miniter
ISBN 13: 9781250031389
Pages: 304
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Title: Decision Points

The former president offers a candid journey through the defining decisions of his life and presidency, discussing the 2000 election, 9/11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Hurricane Katrina, as well as his decision to quit drinking, ...
Author(s): George Walker Bush
ISBN 13: 9780307590619
Pages: 497
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Title: Destiny and Power

This is the human story of a man who was, like the nation he led, at once noble and flawed. His was one of the great American lives..."--Provided by publisher.
Author(s): Lauren Groff
ISBN 13: 9781400067657
Pages: 896
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Title: Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

Dinesh D’Souza, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller America: Imagine a World Without Her, has a warning: We are on the brink of losing our country forever. After eight years of Obama, four years—or possibly eight years—of Hillary Clinton as president of the United States would so utterly transform America as to make it unrecognizable. No more will America be a land of opportunity. Instead, it will be a land of rapacious crony capitalism, run solely for the benefit of friends of the Obamas and the Clintons and the Democratic Party. It will, in fact, be the fulfillment of a dream the Democratic Party has had from the beginning…a dream of stealing America for the politically favored few. In Hillary's America, D’Souza reveals the sordid truth about Hillary and the secret history of the Democratic Party, including: how Democrats transitioned from pro-slavery to pro-enslavement; the long-standing Democratic political war against women; how Hillary Clinton’s political mentor was, literally, a cold-blooded gangster; how the Clintons and other Democrats see foreign policy not in terms of national interest, but in terms of personal profit; how Democratically controlled cities have turned into hotbeds of crime and corruption; and much, much more. Not only is Hillary Clinton a liar and a criminal—who would have been indicted for mishandling classified information on her secret email sever had the Democratic Party not closed ranks around her—she is also the culmination of her party's deliberate and stunning plot to redistribute wealth and political power to the liberal elite. Find out how Hillary and Bill used the Clinton Foundation to ruthlessly sell State Department influence to the highest foreign bidder. Find out what shady backroom Democrat dealers taught Hillary Clinton her particular brand of corrupt party politics. And most importantly, find out whether America can stop her from destroying the country once and for all.
Author(s): Dinesh D'Souza
ISBN 13: 9781621573470
Pages: 256
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Title: Unlikeable

Presents a critical assessment of Hillary Clinton to consider why she may not be a popular choice for the American presidency.
Author(s): Edward Klein
ISBN 13: 9781621573784
Pages: 256
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Title: Liberty Amendments

Author(s): Mark R. Levin
ISBN 13: 9781442367630
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Title: 41: A Portrait of My Father

Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words. A unique and intimate biography, the book covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush’s life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his pioneering work in the Texas oil business, and his political rise as a Congressman, U.S. Representative to China and the United Nations, CIA Director, Vice President, and President. The book shines new light on both the accomplished statesman and the warm, decent man known best by his family. In addition, George W. Bush discusses his father’s influence on him throughout his own life, from his childhood in West Texas to his early campaign trips with his father, and from his decision to go into politics to his own two-term Presidency.
Author(s): George W. Bush
ISBN 13: 9780553447781
Pages: 294
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Title: Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate

In this runaway #1 New York Times bestseller, former secret service officer Gary Byrne, who was posted directly outside President Clinton's oval office, reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family in CRISIS OF CHARACTER, the most anticipated book of the 2016 election.
Author(s): Gary J. Byrne
ISBN 13: 9781455568871
Pages: 304
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Title: Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency

From the bestselling team of Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard comes Killing Reagan, a page-turning epic account of the career of President Ronald Reagan that tells the vivid story of his rise to power -- and the forces of evil that conspired to bring him down. Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable -- or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he silently overcome his traumatic experience while at the same time carrying out the duties of the most powerful man in the world?
Author(s): Bill OReilly;Martin Dugard
ISBN 13: 9781627792417
Pages: 368
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Title: Jeb and the Bush Crime Family

Jeb and the Bush Crime Family is the book that smashes through the layers of lies and secrecy that has surrounded and protected our country's very own political dynasty.
Author(s): Roger Stone Hunt
ISBN 13: 9781510706798
Pages: 464
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Title: Time to Get Tough

Real estate developer and television personality Donald Trump sets out his diagnosis of what ails America and his proposals for making the country great again.
Author(s): Donald J. Trump
ISBN 13: 9781621574958
Pages: 256
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Title: American Dreams

In American Dreams Rubio offers a roadmap for restoring the land of opportunity. He explains why America now stands at a critical junction and offers a detailed economic plan to help rebuild it.
Author(s): Marco Rubio
ISBN 13: 9780143109037
Pages: 256
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Title: Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party

The veteran political journalist and New York Times bestselling author goes behind the scenes at the White House to recount the dramatic tale of a pivotal period in the Obama presidency, from the game-changing 2010 midterm elections to the beginning of the critical 2012 campaign season—a tumultuous time that tested the president as never before and set the stage for a titanic clash over the future of the nation

After Barack Obama's first two years as president—during which he navigated the United States through its severest economic crisis since the Great Depression while managing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq—he was faced with a bitterly divided nation and an emboldened political opposition dedicated to impeding his presidency. What followed was a year of political crises and fierce battles that would transform Obama and profoundly shape the terrain for the next election.

In Showdown, astute political journalist David Corn chronicles and examines this crucial time in the Obama presidency and its impact on the nation's future. Drawing on interviews with White House officials, Obama's inner circle, members of Congress, and others, Corn takes the reader into the Oval Office and the back rooms on Capitol Hill for a fast-paced and gripping account of the major events as they unfolded: the controversial tax-cut deal with Congress in December 2010; the repeal of Don't Ask/Don't Tell; the passage of the New START treaty; the near shutdown of the government in early 2011; the revolutionary Arab spring; the killing of Osama bin Laden; the intense, high-wire debt-ceiling negotiations (in which intransigent House Republicans risked the nation's financial standing); House Speaker John Boehner's erratic maneuvers during the rise and fall of the grand bargain; and the face-off between Obama and congressional Republicans over how best to create jobs.

Corn captures the dilemmas faced by a president assailed by disappointed progressives and defiantly obstructionist Republicans determined to see his defeat. Here is a chief executive trying to balance the cross-cutting demands of governance and politics while handling unending challenges at home and abroad. The book reveals a thoughtful leader with a cool head who is unafraid to take risks and make tough choices, a steely battler who successfully turned his enemies' obstinacy to his advantage. Obama has often frustrated supporters, but Corn shows how the president, who often puts pragmatism ahead of partisan demands, has craftily operated within a hostile conservative political climate, looking to win the long game, achieve progressive goals, and, ultimately, win reelection.

A vivid and powerful account of White House decision-making, Showdown offers a unique and enlightening look at the turbulent American political scene during one of the most consequential moments of the nation's history, and explains the fascinating and complicated leader at the heart of this vortex.

Author(s): David Corn
ISBN 13: 9780062108005
Pages: 464
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Title: My Life - Based on the Book Gifted Hands

Author(s): Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
ISBN 13: 9780310344513
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Title: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

On May 18, 1860, in the midst of the nominating battle at the Republican National Convention, four contenders?Lincoln, Seward, Chase and Bates?wait in their hometowns for the results of the balloting in Chicago. Seward, Chase and Bates were political visionaries whose national reputations towered over Lincoln's. When they vied with Lincoln for the presidential nomination and lost, each was astonished at his defeat to this relatively obscure and inexperienced prairie lawyer. Through the 1850s, the four had intertwined with the creation of a sectional Republican party. Each positioned himself to lead the nation. That Lincoln emerges to win the race is the result of character traits forged by life experiences that separated him from his rivals and provided him with advantages that were unrecognized at the time and would prove his political adroitness and eventual greatness. Part I makes clear that, in the array of political disputes that were dividing the country, slavery was the pre-emminent factor. War, therefore, was inevitable. Part Two opens on March 4, 1861, the day of Lincoln's inauguration. Summoning his talented and difficult rivals to assume the highest posts in his Cabinet, Lincoln proceeds to marshal their talents to winning the Civil War. The War is seen from the vantage of the White House, where Lincoln comes to exercise firm control over the powerful, often antagonistic, personalities of his Cabinet officers, managing to subordinate them to his purposes, winning their respect and loyalty. There is a rich correspondence among them, much of which has not been utilized in standard Lincoln biographies. There is, too, an extraordinary cast of female characters. Lincoln's rivals boasted wives and daughters, including Frances Seward, Fanny Seward, and Kate Chase, who, like Mary Lincoln, displayed striking intelligence, unconventional personalities, powerful ambition and a rare degree of political sophistication. Their histories not only provide an excellent opportunity to re-examine the Lincolns' marriage in a comparative light, but also inspire a positive reassessment of Mary Lincoln's much-maligned performance of the role of First Lady. With fresh insights into the dynamics of 19th-century Washington social life gleaned from the papers of women in the Seward and Chase families, as well as with new research on the First Lady's service as a volunteer in Washington hospitals and as a fund-raiser for fugitive slaves quartered in camps near the capital, it is possible to add nuance and perhaps some new truths to the current record of Mrs. Lincoln's time in Washington. In the end, however, since Lincoln was "married" more intimately to several of his Cabinet members during the war than he was to Mary, in terms of the time he spent with them during the day, the long, anxious hours at night waiting for the telegraph to report news from the battlefront, the moments of relaxation shared, the stories exchanged, the emotions expressed, this is ultimately a story of Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. Goodwin's portrait of Lincoln is an important contribution to the Lincoln literature. Brilliantly described and dramatically narrated, it is a compelling read.
Author(s): Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN 13: 9780743270755
Pages: 944
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Title: What America Needs

In What America Needs, Lord makes a powerful case that Trump--often denigrated even by other Republicans as too outrageous for the White House--is actually exactly the president our country needs right now: one who will reverse the damages ...
Author(s): Jeffrey Lord
ISBN 13: 9781621575238
Pages: 176
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Title: All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

Though reticent in public, George Bush openly shared his private thoughts in correspondence throughout his life. This collection of letters, diary entries, and memos is the closest we’ll ever get to an autobiography.

Organized chronologically, the volume begins with eighteen-year-old George’s letters to his parents during World War II, when, at the time he was commissioned, he was the youngest pilot in the Navy. Readers will gain insights into Bush’s career highlights—the oil business, his two terms in Congress, his ambassadorship to the U.N., his service as an envoy to China, his tenure with the Central Intelligence Agency, and of course, the vice presidency, the presidency, and the post-presidency. They will also observe a devoted husband, father, and American. Ranging from a love letter to Barbara and a letter to his mother about missing his daughter, Robin, after her death from leukemia to a letter to his children two weeks before Nixon’s resignation to one written to them just before the beginning of Desert Storm, the writings are remarkable for their candor, humor, and poignancy.

This new edition includes new letters and photographs that cover the last fifteen years, highlighting the Bush family’s enduring influence on history and including letters that cover topics such as George W. Bush’s presidency, 9/11, Bush senior’s work with President Clinton to help the victims of natural disasters, and the meaning of friendship and family.

All the Best, George Bush provides a memorable, surprisingly intimate, and insightful portrayal of the forty-first president of the United States.

Author(s): George H.W. Bush
ISBN 13: 9781476731162
Pages: 717
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Title: Listen, Liberal

But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party.
Author(s): Thomas Frank
ISBN 13: 9781627795395
Pages: 320
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Title: Armageddon: How Trump Can Beat Hillar

The 2016 election is truly America's Armageddon—the ultimate and decisive battle to save America, a fight to defeat Hillary Clinton and the forces seeking to flout our constitutional government and replace it with an all-powerful president backed up by an activist judiciary that answers to no one. Already President Obama has moved America far down this path, and a President Clinton will act as his "third term," institutionalizing the excesses of the past eight years. They will decide whether or not this great country will remain a free market, constitutional democracy. The stakes could not be higher. If Hillary Clinton is elected president, it will mean the end of the America we know and love. Armageddon, by New York Times bestselling authors Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, is a call to arms, a call to join that ultimate battle. Few know Hillary Clinton better than Dick Morris. For almost two decades he served as a special adviser to both her and her husband, Bill Clinton. He knows their strengths, their vulnerabilities, and even their deepest secrets. In Armageddon, Morris offers a manual on how to win this battle and defeat Hillary once and for all. He argues that a typical Republican campaign won’t work—and that Hillary’s opponent must strike her in a very unorthodox and powerful way.
Author(s): Dick Morris;Eileen McGann
ISBN 13: 9781630060589
Pages: 224
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Title: Love Her, Love Her Not

A collection of personal essays by noted women essayists and emerging women writers that explores the question of why Americans have a love/hate “relationship” with Hillary Clinton, tied together by analysis and commentary by the editor ...
Author(s): Joanne Bamberger
ISBN 13: 9781631528064
Pages: 256
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Title: TIME Donald Trump: The Rise of a Rule Breaker

Whether you love him or hate him, dismiss him or maintain a grudging respect, there's no denying that Donald Trump has up-ended this year's election season. Now, in this new Special Edition from the editors at TIME, you'll be able to go inside Donald Trump's world, from his early days in real estate development to his potentially historic race for the presidency. Donald Trump: The Rise of a Rule Breaker takes a balanced approach to the subject of all things Trump: from his outsider status in this year's presidential race to his complicated family life. You'll visit the Trumps at home, learn about the scandal surrounding Trump University and delve more deeply into "Things Called Trump," including apartment buildings, clothing, and casinos. Additionally, you'll look at Donald Trump's faith and his lighter side—which he does have. Additionally, readers will learn about the disaffected voters who are fueling his bid for the presidency. Donald Trump: The Rise of a Rule Breaker gives context to a compelling, complex and fascinating man. Please note that this product is an authorized edition published by Time Inc. and sold by Amazon. This edition is printed using a high quality matte interior paper and printed on demand for immediate fulfillment.
Author(s): The Editors Of TIME
ISBN 13: 9781683304166
Pages: 96
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Title: Great Again

In this book (previously published as Crippled America), we’re going to look at the state of the world right now.
Author(s): Donald J. Trump
ISBN 13: 9781501138003
Pages: 208
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Title: False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton is one of the most powerful women in world politics, and the irrational right-wing hatred of Clinton has fed her progressive appeal, helping turn her into a feminist icon. To get a woman in the White House, it’s thought, would be an achievement for all women everywhere, a kind of trickle-down feminism. In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, the mantle of feminist elect has descended on Hillary Clinton, as a thousand viral memes applaud her, and most mainstream feminist leaders, thinkers, and organizations endorse her. In this atmosphere, dissent seems tantamount to political betrayal. In False Choices, an all-star lineup of feminists contests this simplistic reading of the candidate. A detailed look at Hillary Clinton’s track record on welfare, Wall Street, criminal justice, education, and war reveals that she has advanced laws and policies that have done real harm to the lives of women and children across the country and the globe. This well-researched collection of essays restores to feminism its revolutionary meaning, and outlines how it could transform the United States and its relation to the world.
Author(s): Liza Featherstone
ISBN 13: 9781784784614
Pages: 192
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Title: Barbara Bush

Author(s): Barbara Bush
ISBN 13: 9780025196353
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Title: Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

After serving six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, Robert M. Gates believed that he had left Washington politics behind for good—but when he received the call from the White House in 2006 to help a nation mired in two wars, he answered what he felt was the call of duty. Forthright and unsparing, Duty is Gates’s behind-the-scenes account of his nearly five years as a Secretary of Defense at war: the battles with Congress, the two presidents he served, the military itself, and the vast Pentagon bureaucracy; his efforts to help George W. Bush turn the tide in Iraq; his role as a guiding (and often dissenting) voice for Barack Obama; and, most importantly, his ardent devotion to and love for American soldiers. Offering unvarnished appraisals of our political leaders, including Dick Cheney, Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton, Duty tells a powerful and deeply personal story, giving us an unprecedented look at two administrations and the wars that have defined them.
Author(s): Robert M. Gates
ISBN 13: 9780307949639
Pages: 640
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Title: The Amateur

In this stunning exposé, bestselling author Edward Klein—a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, former foreign editor of Newsweek, and former editor-in-chief of the New York Times Magazine—pulls back the curtain on one of the most secretive White Houses in history. He reveals a callow, thin-skinned, arrogant president with messianic dreams of grandeur supported by a cast of true-believers, all of them united by leftist politics and an amateurish understanding of executive leadership.
Author(s): Edward Klein
ISBN 13: 9781596987852
Pages: 256
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Title: Trump Bubbles: The Dramatic Rise and Fall of High-Conflict Politicians

Trump Bubbles: The Dramatic Rise and Fall of High-Conflict Politicians is the first book to really explain the rise and fall of Donald Trump, candidate for President of the United States of America. What’s a trump bubble? It’s when emotions trump thinking in politics. When fear trumps facts. When leader love trumps logic. Donald Trump is the most recent trump bubble, but trump bubbles have occurred before and will again. Remember the dot.com bust of 2000? The housing and stock market bubbles that burst in 2008? They were held up by “irrational exuberance." Now there’s the Donald Trump Bubble. People love him or hate him or are totally confused. However, he is quite predictable, if you understand high-conflict personalities. Trump Bubbles explains the rise-and-fall pattern of high-conflict politicians, focusing on the case of Donald Trump and the questions people ask: • Why do people compare him to Adolf Hitler in the 1920’s? • Why do people defend him despite his outrageous statements and beliefs? • Will he become reasonable if he ever becomes President? • Does he have narcissistic personality disorder? • Will he settle on a set of policies, or will he keep changing impulsively? • Could he be a good thing for American politics? • Would he start World War III? • How do you stop trump bubbles once they start? • What happens when a trump bubble bursts? To answer these questions, award-winning author, Bill Eddy, relies on social science, psychology and history, as well as his years of training professionals in dealing with high-conflict personalities and situations. It’s a beautiful thing!
Author(s): Bill Eddy
ISBN 13: 9781936268108
Pages: 170
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Title: Hillary Clinton, Prophecy, and the Destruction of the United States

"Hillary Clinton, Prophecy, and the Destruction of the United States" explains about how, by virtue of her background and policies, Hillary Clinton is fulfilling, and will continue to help fulfill, various prophecies that will lead to the destruction of the United States. Not intended as an anti-Democratic nor pro-Republican book, "Hillary Clinton, Prophecy, and the Destruction of the United States" also tells the truth about Republican leaders and why their practices would also lead to destruction. It answers questions many question. Is Hillary Clinton apocalyptic? Does Bible prophecy warn about a woman leading the USA? Could Hillary Clinton be the Antichrist? Citing Islamic, Buddhist, Catholic, Byzantine, Native American, and Bible prophecy, as well as the writings of Nostradamus and others, "Hillary Clinton, Prophecy, and the Destruction of the United States" explains from many sources where, why, when, and even some of how, the various aspects of destruction will come. Since Dr. Thiel first wrote about the Obama Administration in his 2009 book, it has taken steps to fulfill, at least partially, at least a dozen predictions that Dr. Thiel recorded. More will be fulfilled as well. Would you like to learn more about what Hillary Clinton has done and the real direction that the United States and its British-descended allies such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are really going? This highly referenced book documents the truth about this.
Author(s): Dr. Bob Thiel
ISBN 13: 9781940482071
Pages: 188
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Title: Outsider in the White House

Original edition published in 1997 under title: Outsider in the House.
Author(s): Bernie Sanders John Nichols Huck Gutman
ISBN 13: 9781784784188
Pages: 368
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Title: Partners in Crime: The Clintons' Scheme to Monetize the White House for Personal Profit

In Partners in Crime, two-time No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Jerome Corsi presents the detailed research and expert testimony proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Clinton Foundation is "a vast, criminal conspiracy," also described in these pages as "a slush fund for grifters." Corsi exposes how the Clintons amassed hundreds of millions of dollars in personal net worth, while building a $2 billion empire in the Clinton Foundation. The victims are countless thousands of honest people who contributed their hard-earned money to what they thought were philanthropic causes. The sordid tale involves suspicion of Enron-like fraudulent accounting practices by none less than PricewaterhouseCoopers, a "Big Four" firm, as well as the several "shell corporations" and "pass-through" bank accounts Bill Clinton has established in secret to hide what amount to kickbacks from Clinton Foundation donors and sponsors. In Partners in Crime, Corsi provides readers the names and addresses of state attorney generals throughout the country, explaining that any one state in the Union can get a temporary restraining order from a state judge to place the Clinton Foundation in receivership and launch law enforcement examinations of Clinton Family philanthropic fraud accomplished on a global scale. It is not enough, Corsi concludes, to appeal to Hillary Clinton to withdraw from the 2016 presidential race in disgrace. A national campaign to "Shut Down the Clinton Foundation" must be launched, Corsi insists, to prevent Barack Obama and other heads of state worldwide from following the Clinton Family crime formula to create their own "charitable foundations" to enrich themselves upon leaving office.
Author(s): Jerome Corsi
ISBN 13: 9781944229337
Pages: 352
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Title: Hillary the Other Woman

You think you know Hillary and Bill Clinton pretty well. After all, they have been in the public eye from Arkansas to the White House and beyond for over forty years. Dolly Kyle met former president Clinton (Billy as she calls him) on a Hot Springs golf course when she was eleven and he was almost thirteen. It was colpo de fulmine (the thunderbolt) at first sight. Their friendship grew throughout high school and college. It became a decades-long affair that lasted despite marriages and politics all the way to the threshold of the White House when she became a political liability, and he threatened to destroy her, as Hillary had done to so many of his other women over the years. What you know about the Clintons is probably limited to the pleasantries that the mainstream media have chosen to share with you. Hillary the Other Woman pulls no punches in describing the way media magic makes Clinton stories disappear. Have you heard about The RICO (Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) federal lawsuit that Kyle filed against Clinton and cronies while he and co-president Hillary were in the White House? The racial discrimination lawsuits filed by African-Americans against Clinton as governor of Arkansas? Clinton s orders for the Arkansas State Police to stop and search vehicles driven by Hispanics? Thousands of young African-American men given long prison sentences under the three strikes laws pushed by co-presidents Bill and Hillary? The co-president Clintons pandering to minorities with a subtle form of race baiting with their welfare agenda? The racist names they call Jesse Jackson behind his back? Hillary the Other Woman is not only about the politics of the Arkansas gubernatorial years and the famous two for the price of one presidency. It also provides a perspective on Arkansas life that formed the backdrop and training ground for the Clintons in their later crimes, their gangster-like threats and intimidation of political enemies, and their arrogant belief that they are above the law. You will see the connection between Hillary s current email scandal and her shredding of documents when they left the Arkansas governor s mansion. You will realize that the Clinton Foundation is the new international version of the money laundering and bribes that you glossed over as Cattlegate. You will read clear, concise, entertaining accounts that put the multitude of Clinton scandals into everyday perspective. Finally, you will be privy to the Clinton truth suppression techniques that allowed them to get away with all of it. Until now...
Author(s): Dolly Kyle
ISBN 13: 9781944229450
Pages: 320
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