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Revolution Chronicles: The Head of the Snake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Could a militia take down the American government? Sounds crazy, doesn't it? After all, the last holdouts at a bird sanctuary just gave up. But that won't not stop them from trying. Then there's people who want to take down the real government of the U.S , the billionaires and international corporations, the ones who really call the shots. And it won't be pretty when they do.
Unlock Congress: Reform the Rules - Restore the System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Why Not Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In UNLOCK CONGRESS, author Michael Golden examines the ways in which congressional failure generates a harmful PRODUCT. Rather than narrowly affixing blame to individual politicians or to the partisan divide, Golden methodically outlines underlying causes behind the breakdown. He identifies the PROBLEMS and lays out a PLATFORM of solutions designed to reinvigorate both the process and its players.
The Water Board Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,960. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by R.D. Byron-Smith. Categories: Essay » Political
In this provocative yet often strangely funny "narrative essay" political satirist Franklin Alfred Kirby Edwards, whose personal tastes include conversations in Latin with friends over an iced glass of chardonnay, writes with clear vision and logical breadth about the CIA's infamous enhanced interrogation program, 2002-06. His views are sure to upset lefties, even right-handed ones.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 3 - December 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Contents of Vol. 124, #3 include Articles, "The Limits of Enumeration," Richard Primus, and "Rules Against Rulification," Michael Coenen; a Feature on politics by Richard Pildes; Notes, "A 'Full and Fair' Discussion of Environmental Impacts in NEPA EISs: The Case for Addressing the Impact of Substantive Regulatory Regimes," Sarah Langberg, and "Civil Servant Suits," Alex Hemmer; and two Comments.
$22.00 Per Hour Federal Minimum Wage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Byron Goines gives a thorough examination of the history of minimum wage increases since its beginning in the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act. Senate salary increases since 1789 are examined in detail, and compared with the federal minimum wage increases since 1938. Get ready Americans; you may by surprised by what you will find out in the factual evidence contained in this book!
Mia Love: The Rise, Stumble and Resurgence of the Next GOP Star
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Utah’s Mia Love made history by becoming the first black Republican woman elected to Congress. As a small-town mayor, she snagged a prime-time slot at the 2012 GOP Convention, appeared on Sunday political talk shows and campaigned for GOP nominee Mitt Romney at his request. Her bid for a House seat then failed, by a tiny margin, but she triumphed in 2014 and is expected to be a rising star.
The Anderssen Gambit
Series: The Monthausser Files. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When he sees his agency turning to more and more sinister methods to control the country, Henry Fletcher seeks the help of foreign services and retired CIA agent David Monthausser to straighten the agency’s course. In the process, Monthausser discovers a plot to establish an international dictatorship of agencies.
Washington, D.C. - The Delaplaine 2015 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in WASHINGTON, D.C. Updated throughout the year, you'll save a lot of time using this concise guide. “There is so much to do in the nation’s capital that I found the other 2 guidebooks we’d bought were so long and complicated that we were completely bewildered. We ended up using this one. Much more to the point.” –Ellen
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process
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.
Capable of Honor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,990. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Capable of Honor, the third novel in the grand, bestselling Advise and Consent saga, is a compelling blockbuster that shines a harsh and revealing spotlight on how the media shapes the news, guides public opinion, creates policy—and tries to shape history itself.