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Author Perry, Rick, 1950-

Title Fed up! : our fight to save America from Washington / Rick Perry.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  320.52 PER    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  320.5209 PER    AVAILABLE
 Somonauk PL Adult Non-Fiction - SNBB-4  320.52 PER    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 220 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents America is great, Washington is broken -- Why states matter -- What happened to the founders' vision? -- Washington is bankrupting America -- No American left alone : health care, education, the environment, and the tyranny of the modern administrative state -- Nine unelected judges tell us how to live -- The Federal government fiddles : ignoring national security, immigration, and the enumerated powers -- Standing athwart history not doing a damned thing -- States do the work of the people -- Retaking the reins of government : freedom and federalism for the future.
Summary Perry shows how an increasing concentration of power in Washington will lead to further unsustainable debt, greater limits on opportunity and success, and a permanent dependency class. The two-term governor of Texas also explains how to put government back in the hands of the people.
Subject Federal government -- United States.
Central-local government relations -- United States.
Decentralization in government -- United States.
ISBN 9780316132954

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