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Rendell, Ed

A Nation of Wusses

How America`s Leaders Lost the Guts to Make Us Great

€ 28.95

"Governor Ed Rendell explains why America`s leaders rarely call for sacrifice for the greater good-to avoid making any sacrifices themselves!Rendell has seen job security become the primary consideration of any person with power in America-their own job security! Most politicians and bureaucrats can see no further ahead than the next election, some


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction

1. The Wussification of America

2. We`re Mad as Hell and We`re not Going to Take it Anymore

3. `I Wear Blue, Take Me Too`

4. Only a Smart Jewish Lawyer Can Turn This Around

5. The Truth about Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

6. Fast Eddie, We Are Ready

7. What`s a Nice Jewish Boy Doing Holding Hands with Louis Farrakhan

8. We Don`t Cover Plane Landings

9. The Harper Valley P.T. A.

10. Animals I have Known

11. How to Get Uninvited to a Christmas Party You Were Never Invited to

12. How My Love Affair with Philadelphia Made Me Governor

13. Lobbyists Rule - No Money for School

14. Behold the Turtle

15. How Two Young Non-Wuss Pittsburgh Women Stared Down the Haitian and US Governments

16. Sports and Politics

17. Like a Sturgeon

18. Hillary, Hillary

19. Change We Can Believe In

20. Know When to `Fold `Em

21. Please, Please Don`t Honor Me

22. Build Baby Build: Infrastructure, the Least Sexy Word in the English Language

23. Stand and Defend: There Are Some Things Worth Losing For

24. Charge of the Wuss Brigade

25. Does the Government Create Job?

26. Is Honesty the Best Policy?

27. Top Ten Reasons Most American Politicians Are Wusses

Conclusion

Acknowledgments
Extra informatie: 
Hardback
256 pagina's
Januari 2012
464 gram
242 x 164 x 24 mm
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC gb

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