The Impotent Giant: How to Reclaim the Moral High Ground of America's Politics (Rising Star Series)

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The Impotent Giant has nothing to do with being a Democrat or Republican. It has everything to do with what it means to be an American. Alarmed about who and what the United States of America represents, author Dr. H. John Lyke articulates how citizens can help to regain the moral and political leadership. Using psychological principles, he provides a discussion of why our country is in the fix it's in and how to return it to its former greatness.
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THE IMPOTENT GIANT: How to Reclaim the Moral High Ground of America's Politics

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Overview

The Impotent Giant has nothing to do with being a Democrat or Republican. It has everything to do with what it means to be an American. Alarmed about who and what the United States of America represents, author Dr. H. John Lyke articulates how citizens can help to regain the moral and political leadership. Using psychological principles, he provides a discussion of why our country is in the fix it's in and how to return it to its former greatness.
Dr. Lyke's research on the issues began with a re-examination of the lives of outstanding leaders, especially George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, two men who led the United States toward the attainment of American ideals. Studying the principles, courage, and actions of these men offers a model for effective leadership and rekindles one's pride in being an American, a pride that for many has shrunk drastically during the past ten years.
The Impotent Giant examines where the country stands among other nations and how the citizens of the United States and those of the rest of the world perceive its leaders. It encourages citizens to elect the right leaders, discuss the right issues, and act for the right reasons.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595463886
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/8/2008
  • Series: Rising Star Series
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.63 (d)

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  • Posted November 20, 2008

    Important reading for any US citizen who cares about our nation

    Dr. Lyke's psychological examination of our national political inner self is revealing. Addressing a wide body of issues we currently face, including terrorism and partisan bickering in Washington, his "diagnosis" of our collective ills as a nation as well as his suggestions for remedy and renewal inspires. Anyone who reads it will feel a greater sense of responsibility as a citizen and a gnawing urgency for us to realign our beloved country with the values our Founding Fathers had envisioned.

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