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Independents Day: Awakening the American Spirit [NOOK Book]

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From The New York Times bestselling author of War on the Middle Class, a powerful look at the critical issues facing America on the eve of the 2008 Presidential election

With up to a million viewers each day, Lou Dobbs Tonight has become one of the most popular news programs in the nation. Now Dobbs, whose last book, War on the Middle Class, captured the plight of working Americans, asks the question: What has happened to the American dream? ...
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Overview

From The New York Times bestselling author of War on the Middle Class, a powerful look at the critical issues facing America on the eve of the 2008 Presidential election

With up to a million viewers each day, Lou Dobbs Tonight has become one of the most popular news programs in the nation. Now Dobbs, whose last book, War on the Middle Class, captured the plight of working Americans, asks the question: What has happened to the American dream? By examining the disastrous pubic policy choices that have eroded individual liberties, reduced workers rights and pay, and led our nation into division at home as well as into conflict around the world, Dobbs charts a determined course that will restore the fundamental equality of rights and opportunity for all Americans. I n a time of acute political turmoil, this is a book of vital importance from a revered independent.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101202579
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 11/6/2007
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,043,793
  • File size: 315 KB

Meet the Author

Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs is the anchor and managing editor of CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight. He writes for Money and U.S. News & World Report and manages the Lou Dobbs Money Letter. He has received the Peabody Award, the Luminary Award by the Business Journalism Review, the Horatio Alger Association Award for Distinguished Americans, as well as an Emmy Lifetime Achievement award.


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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1
1 A Superpower Struggles 11
2 Inflection Points 19
3 Two Parties, No Choice 43
4 Power to the People 57
5 The Imperious Presidency 65
6 Debtor Nation 81
7 Shadow Government 95
8 God and Politics 123
9 Crossing the Line 137
10 Eating Our Young 169
11 Nation in Denial 181
12 Media Madness 191
13 Independent Thinking and the American Spirit 207 Notes 215 Index 225
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    I have ordered this book along with a new release which ships 6/19. It hasn't shipped yet, so I can't review it.

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