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The Resource Falling in love with America again, Jim DeMint and The Heritage Foundation ; foreword by Ben Carson

Falling in love with America again, Jim DeMint and The Heritage Foundation ; foreword by Ben Carson

Label
Falling in love with America again
Title
Falling in love with America again
Statement of responsibility
Jim DeMint and The Heritage Foundation ; foreword by Ben Carson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
" In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this book, DeMint introduces Americans all across the country who are working towards the same goal, We see example after example of Americans coming together locally in what DeMint calls the "little platoons"-the families, churches, communities and voluntary organizations succeeding on the model that smaller is better. They are the hands-on citizens who make America the exceptional, caring and can-do country it has always been. DeMint illustrates why each of us-regardless of political party, age, race, religion or ethnicity-must rediscover the power we represent. The country's future is at risk, not just because of constant pressure from "the Bigs" (big government, big banks, big labor, big Wall Street cronies etc.), but because so many of us fear it's too late to solve problems so huge and seemingly intractable. Jim DeMint is here to reassure us that this is not true. In riveting yet plainspoken style, he tells real-life success stories and affirms the compelling truth that conservative ideas are really American ideas, and they must guide us as we turn our institutions upside-down, taking them from the top-down centrally-controlled bureaucracies they've become back to the bottom-up democratic framework the Constitution intended. Through this heartfelt, fascinating and inspiring look inside the America of both yesterday and today, and the everyday citizens who are working tirelessly and selflessly to insure its future fulfills the promise of its beginnings, Jim DeMint is beckoning us to join him on one of the most meaningful and momentous journeys we have ever undertaken together: FALLING IN LOVE WITH AMERICA AGAIN. "--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.D386 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Falling in love with America again, Jim DeMint and The Heritage Foundation ; foreword by Ben Carson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781455549801
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013044022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
2013044022
Label
Falling in love with America again, Jim DeMint and The Heritage Foundation ; foreword by Ben Carson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781455549801
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013044022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
2013044022

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