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1776 - Commonsense - 2016

A Modern Day Comparison to an Age Old Condition

by Joseph Banta

<p>When a void in leadership exists, it is up to each one of us as American patriots to step forward and take point. This book is my attempt to temporarily fill that void. I offer commonsense reasoning in order to bring about honest discourse in

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21 REASONS WHY LEADERS FAIL

by Saturday Nbete

<p>Leadership is important: the strength of any organisation depends on it. People fail in leadership because they either do not know what it takes to succeed or take for granted the indispensable keys to effective and successful leadership.This

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A Blade of Grass

by William R. Sherman

<p>A Blade of Grass is a compilation of daily blog posts dating from a few days after the 2016 presidential election through mid-June 2017. The blog, entitled The Republican Democratic Rag, was written with a few purposes in mind. To help the ...

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A Just Cause

The Impeachment and Removal of Governor Rod Blagojevich

by Bernard Sieracki

<p>Illinois State Historical Society Certificate of Excellence 2016</p> <p>During the predawn hours of December 9, 2008, an FBI team swarmed the home of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich and took him away in handcuffs. The shocking arrest, ...

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Africa Through Structuration Theory ¿ ntu

by Mboyo, Elonga

Despite all the talk about African renaissance, much of the continent is plagued by poverty and instability. To break out of that cycle, the guardians of African heritage (the old independence freedom fighters turned political leaders and their ...

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Africa’s Big Men

Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa

by Kenneth Kalu, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso & Toyin Falola

<p>This book spotlights, analyzes and explains varying forms and patterns of state-society relations on the African continent, taking as point of departure the complexities created by the emergence, proliferation and complicated interactions of ...

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After the Mass Party

Continuity and Change in Political Parties and Representation in Norway

by Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, Knut Heidar & Rune Karlsen

<p>This book examines whether parties’ ability to channel voter interests into political institutions has in fact declined in the wake of decline of party membership figures and the increase of state finance of parties. It first looks at ...

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Ambitious Politicians

The Implications of Career Ambition in Representative Democracy

by Patrik Öhberg

<p>&quot;[T]hose people who must <em>want</em> to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it.&quot; This is how writer Douglas Adams neatly expressed the common view of political ambition. And yet, it’s hard to imagine any ...

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America in the Age of Trump

Opportunities and Oppositions in an Unsettled World

by Douglas E. Schoen & Jessica Tarlov

<p><em>America in the Age of Trump</em> is a bracing, essential look at the failure of a great nation to meet the needs of its people and the challenges of the age—and the resulting collapse of public trust in government, as well as a pervasive ...

ISBN: 9781594039485

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America's Culture

Its Origins & Enemies

by John Harmon McElroy

<p>Are you grateful to be an American? Would you like to know why America is an exceptional country?<br> Do you feel the basic values Americans have lived by are being degraded? Would you like to understand why and how this is happening?<br> Is ...

ISBN: 9780996920339

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America's Great Storm

Leading through Hurricane Katrina

by Haley Barbour

<p>When Hurricane Katrina hit Mississippi on August 29, 2005, it unleashed the costliest natural disaster in American history, and the third deadliest. Haley Barbour had been Mississippi's governor for only twenty months when he assumed ...

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America's Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina

by Barbour, Haley

A first-person account of the year following the worst natural disaster in American history ...

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American Political Rhetoric

Essential Speeches and Writings

by Peter Augustine Lawler & Robert Martin Schaefer

<p><em>American Political Rhetoric</em> is the only reader for introductory classes in American politics, government, and political communication designed to explore fundamental political principles through classic examples of political ...

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An Open Letter to Donald Trump

by P.U. Emporium

<p data-version='1.1'><strong>Dear Donald Trump... </strong>This short ebook/essay is an open letter to a presidential candidate from a U.S. citizen, veteran, taxpayer, happily married family man with a daughter, and writer. Please read it, ...

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ANARCHISM

Arguments For and Against

by Albert Meltzer

<p>This is the revised edition of <em><strong>Anarchism: Arguments For and Against</strong></em> that Albert Meltzer was working on at the time of his death on May 7th, 1996. The book was important to Albert, and it was one whose arguments he ...

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As a Man Thinketh

by James Allen

<p><em>“A man's mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless ...

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Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan

Hopeful Beginning, Hopeless End?

by André Beckershoff & Gunter Schubert

<p>The years of the Ma Ying-jiu presidency in Taiwan were controversial from the beginning. When he came to power in 2008, Ma was considered the strongest and most popular KMT presidential candidate since Lee Teng-hui. However, his rapprochement

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Atlas of the 2016 Elections

by Robert H. Watrel, Ryan Weichelt, Fiona M. Davidson & others

<p>The 2016 presidential election was one of the most dramatic upsets in US political history. Virtually all pre-election polls indicated Democrat Hillary Clinton ahead of Republican Donald Trump in the popular vote and Electoral College. The ...

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Barbed Words, Barbed Wire: Donald J. Trump’s Path to the White House

by Tim Patrius

<p data-version="1.1">On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump took the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, D.C.</p><p/><p>Once considered an improbable “long shot” by the mainstream media and by leaders of both ...

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Bernie Sanders: The Pros and Cons

by Donald R. Michaels

<p data-version="1.1">Who is Bernie Sanders and why should you vote for Bernie Sanders for President? Why should you not vote for him? With the Presidential elections coming up, it's important that voters have both the pros and cons on the 2016 ...

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