THE PARTY IS OVER TP HIGH RES This book is about America’s broken political system: how it got that way, who benefits, and who loses. It is about the. The New York Times bestselling exposé of what passes for business as usual in Washington today There was a time, not so very long ago, when perfectly. Listen to “The Party Is Over How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted” by Mike Lofgren available from.
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Party politics have, of late, left me so deeply disheartened that I concentrate most of my efforts at the local level. But, in the process, they are undermining the foundations of self-rule in a representative democracy.
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Hands down the best book on politics and government I have read in the past few months. Be prepared for some fireworks. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? The Limits of Pary.
Sep 14, Judie rated it it was amazing. It has million inhabitants who can supply a tremendous pool of human capital. What is lacking is the dedication of the people to make that happen.
Ovdr does not get tired and takes no breaks. Underlying everything is the primary point of the book Some of this cynicism and disenchantment is the result of deliberate political engineering to make Americans lose faith in their government, as we shall see later in this book.
A great read to understand how it all works there. Particularly interesting to me is the years he spent seeing budget buildups in the military.
It became complacent and began to feel entitled to its near hegemonic position in politics, culture and the media. Just as with the Republicans, establishment Democrats have used social trigger issues as a distraction and a way to mobilize their ‘base’ while conducting business as usual behind closed doors.
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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Written by a GOP insider of 30 yrs who threw up his hands and walked away after the debt ceiling debate and the obstructionism of his party. There was a time, not so very miks ago, when perfectly rational people ran the Republican Party.
Both Sanders and Trump appeal in very different ways to the powerless and disenfranchised.
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He really knows budgeting and defense appropriation and the chapters on those subjects are sobering and packed with the kind of knowledge that only a true numbers-crunching policy wonk could command. Pages with related products. Inspired by Your Browsing History.
This focus on one aspect at a time helps to compartmentalize their positions. This book was hard to read as it was so true and really highlighted the almost absolute political dysfunction in the USA in and hard to summarize, it had key themes: Other Book Industry Professional.
I need to stop reading books that depress me and evaporate my faith in democracy and civil society. No god but God. The Origins of Totalitarianism. The tue has been so outsourced that the Army can no longer feed lofren, while a policy of permanent war assures a perpetual cash flow to contractors.
The Fight to Save President Trump. Mike Lofgren came to Washington in the early eighties—those halcyon, post—Nixonian glory days—for what he imagined would be a short stint on Capitol Hill. The author is entirely unprofessional, and the entirety of the book is unreasonable name-calling and insults to as many people tge Lofgren can think to mention. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. And, of course, the 1 evil in American politics is corporate money. Please review your cart.
Fascinating read, and so relevant for today’s political climate. Tales from Both Sides of the Brain. There might even be one or two brewing as I write.
It was definitely food for thought.
Democracy in Dangerous Places. So anyway, the author had a lot of interesting topics and anecdotes. I doubt it’ll convince many of the ideological far right to change their wont of doing business over the benefits of national gain; nor is it likely to teach anything new to students of the left of Mikr politics.
He has witnessed quite a few low points in his twenty-eight years on the Hill—but none quite so pitiful as the antics of the current crop of legislators whom we appear to have elected.