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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A pervasive mentality paryy to have taken over among establishment Democrats that we live under a government of men and women rather than laws. They can take a good idea and destroy it by falsely labeling it for emotional appeal.
Already there are positive developments like people cleaning up their debt, refusing to apply to colleges where the tuition keeps skyrocketing, and working their way out of mortgages with no help from the government. One Nation After Trump: The author lists the three main tenets of the GOP- wealth worship, war worship, and the permanent culture war. Pxrty is one of the best books written on the subject of our dysfunctional government. This book is a listing of them.
The main problem he has with the Democrats is that they don’t focus on anything. Lofgren is a former long time congressional staff member, a Republican, and he pulls no punches to lay into both parties.
Some of us are old enough to remember when “intelligent conservative Republican” wasn’t an oxymoron. The bulk of Democratic politcians and operatives, however, moved in a different direction. Aug 15, Sally rated it really liked it.
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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. That is what this book partj to answer.
Untold Padty of the United States, The. View all 4 comments. It became complacent and began to feel entitled to its near hegemonic position in politics, culture and the media. Lofgren’s suggestion for a fix makes sense to me, but I can’t see it ever being enacted since it would have to somehow make it through the very system that it’s trying to fix.
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It is an oligarchy with a well-developed public relations strategy designed to soothe and anesthetize its followers with appeals to tradition, security, and family even as it pursues a radical agenda that would transform the country into a Dickensian corporatocracy at home and a belligerent military empire abroad.
Perhaps he did, but no reasonable person with any experience in government should have taken the government at its word when it attempted to justify holding him without charge or legal counsel and in abusive conditions. As the cost of elections kept rising, Democrats increasingly turned to Wall Street and corporate America for handouts.
People vote for the person they would like to have a beer with rather than the person best able to lead. As “chicken prty play to the crowd and their fears of illegal aliens, drug wars and terrorists, talk-show personalities stir up the more radical elements until rational thought can no longer be found.
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The GOP has gone off the rails; they are the party I know best, and which I will describe in greater detail. End This Depression Now! With such tactics paralyzing the legislative process nothing changes, that is to say great wealth remains protected to do as it pleases. Please review your cart. A well-argued call for more sanity in American politics. The Origins of Totalitarianism.