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Kiernan, Stephen P.

Summary: Analyzes American patriotism and honors individuals who the author believes live in accord with founding-father intents, from a minister's multicultural choir to a retiree who created a health-care plan for people without insurance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 KIE

Horowitz, David

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Summary: Filled with stories that demonstrate the mind-numbing reasons behind the secular left's smug disdain for Christianity, Horowitz traces the history of religious liberty from the Founding Fathers to now. He shows how the Founding Fathers put aside their own skepticisms about God and religion to write The Declaration of Independence. Today, he writes Donald Trump's "genuine love for his country"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2018

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Leonard, Thomas C.

Summary: In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives whose ideas and reform agenda underwrote the Progressive Era dismantling of laissez-faire and the creation of the regulatory welfare state, which, they believed, would humanize and rationalize industrial capitalism. But not for all. Academic social scientists such as Richard T. Ely, John R. Commons, and Edward A. Ross,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 LEO

Lakoff, George.

Summary: An analysis of the Bush administration's uses and definitions of the concept of freedom examines how conservatives have reinterpreted beliefs about freedom to promote Republican interests for such issues as the war on terror and abortion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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Beinart, Peter.

Summary: Journalist Beinart offers a new liberal vision, based on principles liberals too often forget: that America's greatness cannot simply be asserted; it must be proved. That to be good, America does not have to be pure. That American leadership is not American empire. And that liberalism cannot merely define itself against the right, but must fervently oppose the totalitarianism that blighted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 BEI

Barnett, Thomas P. M.

Contents: Preface: The shape of things to come -- The seven deadly sins of Bush-Cheney -- A twelve-step recovery program for American grand strategy -- The American trajectory: of great men and great powers -- The economic realignment: racing to the bottom of the pyramid -- The diplomatic realignment: rebranding the team of rivals -- The security realignment: rediscovering diplomacy, defense, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 BAR

Allen, Jonathan, (Jonathan J. M.)

Summary: Almost no one thought Joe Biden could make it back to the White House--not Donald Trump, not the two dozen Democratic rivals who sought to take down a weak front-runner, not the mega-donors and key endorsers who feared he could not beat Bernie Sanders, not even Barack Obama. The story of Biden's cathartic victory in the 2020 election is the story of a Democratic Party at odds with itself, torn...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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Traxel, David.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.89 TRA

Schultz, Ed

Summary: Outlines the author's thoughts about the endangered middle class, covering topics from health care and education to international economic policies and global energy independence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 SCH

Golway, Terry

Summary: A journalist, historian, and expert on the Irish American experience tackles the common stereotypes and presents a revisionist version of the notoriously crooked Tammany Hall, describing the crucial social reforms and labor improvements they contributed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.704 GOL

Summary: An inspiring collection of stories and photographs that capture what it means to live, work, love, and resist in America--from the Facebook group with millions of engaged and impassioned members. In October 2016, Maine resident Libby Chamberlain created a "secret" Facebook group encouraging a handful of friends to wear pantsuits to the polls. Overnight, the group of thirty exploded to 24,000...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 PAN

Horowitz, David

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spence Pub. Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 HOR

Dionne, E. J

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author and Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne, Jr. sounds the alarm in Code Red, calling for an alliance between progressives and moderates to seize the moment and restore hope to America's future for the 2020 presidentialelection. Will progressives and moderates feud while America burns? Or will these natural allies take advantage of the greatest opportunity...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 DIO

Klein, Aaron.

Summary: Outline blueprints for President Obama's second term in office, contending that he is preparing a New Deal-style overhaul that will establish government control over the economy and a government-run jobs program based on paycheck fairness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WND Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 KLE

Brown, Sherrod

Summary: Since his election to the U.S. Senate in 2006, Ohio's Sherrod Brown has sat on the Senate floor at a mahogany desk with a proud history. In Desk 88, he tells the story of eight of the Senators who were there before him. Despite their flaws and frequent setbacks, each made a decisive contribution to the creation of a more just America. They range from Hugo Black, who helped to lift millions of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 BRO

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 GOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 Goodwin 2013

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft. With the help of the 'muckraking' press Roosevelt had wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses, and corrupting money brokers. Roosevelt led a revolution that he bequeathed to Taft only to see it compromised as Taft surrendered to money...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.91 GOO

Sanders, Bernard

Summary: The Democratic presidential candidate, popular senator, and respected economist traces the first year of the Trump administration and what Sanders and his followers are doing to reinforce the progressive movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 SAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SAN

Smith, Page.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SMI

Wolraich, Michael.

Summary: "At the turn of the twentieth century, the Republican Party stood at the brink of an internal civil war. After a devastating financial crisis, furious voters sent a new breed of politician to Washington. These young Republican firebrands, led by "Fighting Bob" La Follette of Wisconsin, vowed to overthrow the party leaders and purge Wall Street's corrupting influence from Washington. Their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 WOL

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