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Following his New York Times best seller, Saving Freedom, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint's The Great American Awakening chronicles two tumultuous years from the presidential election of 2008 through the mid-term elections of 2010. Untold insider views of the controversial stimulus bill passage, corporate takeovers, and lesser-known executive actions that epitomize political paybacks and moral decay will further motivate DeMint's fellow citizens to ...
Following his New York Times best seller, Saving Freedom, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint's The Great American Awakening chronicles two tumultuous years from the presidential election of 2008 through the mid-term elections of 2010. Untold insider views of the controversial stimulus bill passage, corporate takeovers, and lesser-known executive actions that epitomize political paybacks and moral decay will further motivate DeMint's fellow citizens to reclaim their government and country in 2012.
Just as fascinating, the South Carolina official talks openly about his seized upon high profile moments—from that "Waterloo" comment regarding health care reform to becoming known as "Senator Tea Party." He also addresses close-to-home disappointments such as the infidelity of Christian friends like Governor Mark Sanford and Senator John Ensign, and shares personal spiritual insights that came from being part of such public battles.
But more than anything, The Great American Awakening champions the American people who now feel a powerful stirring in their souls to take on Washington and realign politics in this nation. DeMint tracks grass-roots developments, and new movements like the Freedom Congress, fully expecting a fundamental sea change for the better to happen soon.
Acclaim for The Great American Awakening:
"I have Senator DeMint on my show often because Americans know he'll tell the truth about what's wrong in Washington. His latest book is a riveting account about the fight for fiscal sanity in Congress. It's essential reading for anyone who wants to understand why so many Americans clued in and got involved with the Tea Party Movement in the last election. Senator DeMint was a huge part of this and I only hope he is as involved in the 2012 race for the White House as he was this past election."
Sean Hannity, host of the nationally syndicated Sean Hannity Radio show and "Hannity" on Fox News
Introduction: Election Day 2010: Returns and Reflections: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 1
Chapter 1 Becoming an Outcast: November 4, 2008-January 20, 2009 13
Chapter 2 From Hope to Disillusionment: January 21, 2009-April 12, 2009 33
Chapter 3 Americans Take to the Streets: April 13, 2009-May 31, 2009 49
Chapter 4 Falling Farther into the Abyss: June 1, 2009-July 31, 2009 63
Chapter 5 The Summer of Discontent: August 1, 2009-September 9, 2009 77
Chapter 6 America Comes Knocking: September 10, 2009-October 2, 2009 91
Chapter 7 Goverment Health Care for Christmas: October 3, 2009-December 31, 2009 109
Chapter 8 Senator Tea Party: January 1, 2010-April 25, 2010 123
Chapter 9 Washington Establishment Crumbles: April 26, 2010-May 20, 2010 139
Chapter 10 Tea Parties Grow as Democrats Destruct: May 21, 2010-August 8, 2010 153
Chapter 11 Countdown to Election 2010: August 9, 2010-September 25, 2010 169
Chapter 12 Election 2010: September 26, 2010-November 2, 2010 185
Chapter 13 Real Change and Hope: November 3, 2010-December 23, 2010 197
Chapter 14 On to 2012 211
Posted July 22, 2011
Senator DeMint is a bright light in the endless dark hole that has become our government. This book does an outstanding job of describing the endless battles fought daily by a few good men and women to keep our country from being pulled over the cliff by arrogant self -serving politicians (on both sides of the isle). The Great American Awakening is an outstanding read. This insi9der view of the Washington political machine is both intriguing and freighting. Every American needs a good dose of this eye opening adrenalin. Read it America- You need to know!
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