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Getting Screwed: A Layman's Guide to Political Strategy by Kevin Grant
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Think politicians are really looking out for your best interests? Think again! On the surface, politics might look like a necessary social function being performed for the benefit of the people. But underneath, it's a game being played solely for the benefit of the politicians and the people who own them. In Getting Screwed, Dr. Grant shows you -the pieces- how the game of politics is played.
Haïti 7 février 1986 - 7 février 2015. Vingt-neuf ans d’échec démocratique by Esau Jean-Baptiste
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,290. Language: French. Published: July 8, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Au départ du Président á vie Jean-Claude Duvalier le 7 février 1986, le peuple avait eu confiance dans le processus de transition démocratique en Haïti. Or, vingt-neuf ans après, la déception est donc énorme.
When the Enemy is Us — Daffy Military and Civilian Episodes in War and Peace by Jack R. Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This story recounts monumental government, military and civilian gaffes spanning from World War II to the present, concentrating specifically on events in or near Johnston County, in eastern N.C. Trying times and stressful situations cause generally rational people to make ludicrous mistakes. The daffy episodes herein will make you shake your head and wonder how we’ve survived.
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process by Walter F. Murphy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Princeton professor Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Court at a time of seismic change in law and evolving interplay between two powerful institutions. On the original dustjacket: a "first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme Court as it affects the American political process." New foreword by Thomas E. Baker.
Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Military, Religion, Serbs and Croats, Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The European Federalist Papers by Leo Klinkers & Herbert Tombeur
Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.
History of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the United States Department of State - Cold War, McCarthyism, Spies, Leaks, Bugs, Ambassador Dubs Killing, Moscow Embassy Bugging by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Diplomatic Security history, professionally researched and written by the State Department Historian’s Office, is an authoritative reference source and an archival record of the many critical duties, milestone events, prominent personalities, and worldwide locations with which DS has been associated over the past century.
In Search of Good Government: A Personal Journey, Part One by Jonathan Rouse
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is one person's search for what defines a "good" government. Beginning from basic ideas, the author uses the writings of "experts", as well as experiences from his own life, to help him draw conclusions about the Constitution, Property, and Freedom. This is not a work about politics, but rather it is an examination of the foundations of the United States federal government.
Intelligence Community Legal Reference Book - Laws of the Federal Government Guiding the Intel Community - CIA Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Detainee Treatment Act, War Crimes Act, Executive Orders by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 319,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The American intelligence community draws much of its authority and guidance from the body of law contained in this massive collection. Updated in the winter of 2012, this latest edition incorporates the latest changes and legal developments since the publication of the previous edition.
Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Rise and Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, 2000-2008 by Marta Steele
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
What Steele does here is give you the where, when and how. A car is found at the bottom of a Florida swamp with 1500 ballots marked for Al Gore. In a hot race in North Dakota, Native americans (8-to-1 Democrats) couldn’t vote without showing ID, which few had. It doesn’t matter that the state doesn’t require photo ID. And so on ad nauseam.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community by Christopher Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
2012 President Barack Obama Campaign Speeches, Democratic National Convention Address, and First Debate: The Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney by Progressive Management
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 371,670. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is an authoritative compilation of almost 100 presidential campaign speeches given by President Barack Obama from June through October 2012, including the full text of Obama's remarks accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 6, 2012, and a transcript of the first 2012 Presidential Debate.
On the Wrong Line: How Ideology and Incompetence Wrecked Britain's Railways by Christian Wolmar
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 149,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Kemsing Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Britain's rail privatisation was one of the greatest political failures of recent history. This acclaimed book serves as a valuable reminder of the risks of privatising a single, state-owned service and breaking it up into competing entities, linked by contracts instead of a shared service ethos... mistakes the Coalition Government now seems determined to repeat with the National Health Service
The Radical Moderate by Pat O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Radical Moderate" details a new way to view politics and public policy in the United States. This book focuses on pragmatic solutions to the challenges that face this country. Pat O'Brien draws from his experiences in the private sector and as a former elected official. The ideas in this book are fresh and can stand the test of time.
Presidential Power In Troubled Second Terms by Alfred Zacher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
In Troubled Second Terms, was written for American history buffs and presidential junkies. Chapters on each second-term president offer insights into the character traits and temperaments of these chief executives and how those influenced the successes or failures of their second terms.
Did Greed Kill Capitalism? by Jack R. Williams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
American capitalism changed fundamentally after 1980. Aggressive deregulation, privatization, entitlements, greed and creative financing have since generated a chaotic market and drove America into astonishing debt. Simultaneously, the world has innovated and invented itself into an Information Revolution, analogous to the earlier Industrial Revolution.
Reset 'An Un-alien's Guide to Resetting Our Republic' by Dahni
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Reset the book reveals what has long been concealed so that WE the People can detect, correct and 'Reset' Our Republic. If the cause is removed the symptoms will disappear. 'Reset' might read like fiction, but truth is stranger than fiction. If you have ever wanted to know when, where, and why Our Republic changed and HOW to RESET it, here is the solution.
Power, Politics and Death by Olusegun Adeniyi
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Kachifo Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Filled with political intrigue and revealing anecdotes, Power, Politics, and Death chronicles the events and power struggles within the Nigerain government during President Yar'Adua's time in office, particularly in the final months leading up to his death. Readers also get the inside story on Yar'Adua himself: his successes, struggles and unfulfilled political dreams.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Aiming At Targets - The Autobiography Of Robert C. Seamans, Jr. (NASA SP-4106) Incisive Commentary on Apollo, the Apollo 1 Fire, Space Program Management by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - was written by one of the giants of the Apollo program, Robert C. Seamans, Jr., the Associate Administrator of NASA from 1960 through 1967.