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A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need from Washington (and a Trillion That We Don't!)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    I bought this book for my brother who lives out of state. I picked it up to look it over before I see my brother in a couple weeks and ended up reading it cover to cover in two days times. This books is a great dose of what has been lacking in the USA, especially in the last two years: sanity and common sense. If only our government would follow even some of the advice in this book and start addressing problems and not just treating symptoms, the USA could be a better place.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2011

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    getting america back on track

    "a simple goverment" is very easy reading and very hard to put down and like governor mike huckabees other books has alot of other exellent common since and is a great guide for the voter who is very frustrated at the way their country is going and wants to make a difference. this simple little bestseller address`s several key issues: family values,terrorism, the enviroment and education the ten thousand page tax code and the health care plan and getting back to the constution. the governor has some intresting gold nuggets that might make a difference since the arthur is planning on running in 2012 this book is a great way to get to know about his platform and it would make a great gift idea for someone special.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2010

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    bringing our goverment back to basics

    "a simple goverment" is a remarkable book. governor mike huckabee documents in great detail how our goverment has been over taxing us with many worthless pork barel projects many of the items that the governor exposes will be humorous but at the same time showing how our congress has been wasting our precious tax dollors in many ways. mike huckabee gives some exellent ways in this book that our goverment can cut waste and get back to the things that matter the most so we will have money for jobs and schools and better care for for our vetrens instead of wasting it on pet projects and pork. great gift idea for a friend or family member and since mike huckabee is a possible candidate for the white house in 2012 this should be fasinating reading

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  • Posted September 28, 2011

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    Humor and chiding as Huck lays out his small government plans

    A layman's guide to Huckabee's broader political views and conservative social ideals, if these interest you. Parts of this book would make a good educational tool when introducing young poeple to how our federal governemnt runs and the meaning of "deficit" and "social programs." Huck's foreign policy plans are sound, but thin on detail. He is most passionate and clear when discussing social issues, esp. his feelings against gay marriage, gay parenting and gays in the military. The problem is that having a federal government officially against 10 percent of the population flies in the face of his small government theme. It would take lots of taxpayer $$$ and resources to enforce his "anti" stances, whether at the state or federal level. For fans of his, this book is a lively conversation with the guy. For the rest, it is a reminder, sadly, that his bias against certain types of people and lifestyles is stronger in his heart than his desire to bring people together and be a leader.

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  • Posted August 19, 2011

    Not very enlightening

    This book offers little in terms of substance. A real waste of time.

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  • Posted March 15, 2011

    Simply Boring

    Simple government for a simple man. Yet another book authored before he/she runs for the presidency.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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