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Pariahs and Peacemakers
Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Shayara Ventii, human bounty hunter sponsored by the galactic senate, is travelling through the galaxy with the crew of her small ship when she comes across something that will change her life forever. Not only will it shape her future, but the future of every living thing in the galaxy.
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.
$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!
Standing With Wendy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In "The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent," Byron Goines addresses many political issues that are important to Americans. This book identifies changes that need to be made to ensure the poor and middle class gain upward mobility. The time is NOW for poor and middle class Americans to push forward for change.
Advise and Consent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Classics
The #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, a seminal work of political fiction—as relevant today as when it was first published. A sweeping tale of corruption and ambition cut across the landscape of Washington, DC.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 4 - January 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Yale Law Journal (Jan. '13) features articles on law by leading scholars. Contents: "Text, History, and Tradition: What the Seventh Amendment Can Teach Us About the Second," by Darrell A.H. Miller; and "Can the President Appoint Principal Executive Officers Without a Senate Confirmation Vote?," by Matthew Stephenson. Also includes student work on burqa bans, filibusters, and prison lawsuits.
Reid on Government Secrecy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Government secrecy is likely one of the most controversial topics of our time. Often it is difficult to grasp the actual impacts of secrecy on our lives, but there is one book that does examine the impact over decades called Silent Heroes of the Cold War Declassified. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote the foreward. This is that forward, painfully honest and sobering.
Confirmation
Series: Mike Adams, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Tornadoes strike in the town where Senator Adams grew up. His newest aide, Jeff Simon, is already on the scene. The town's recovery brings back painful memories for them both. Other seemingly unrelated events are also in motion: A freelance detective is investigating an unlikely suicide. And lobbyists are meeting to secure a new Supreme Court justice. What unfolds next will change everything.
Social Security, Medicare, Food Stamps, Minimum Wage, and MORE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions
Byron Goines examines the effect various entitlement programs have on the stimulation of the economy and proves cuts would hurt rather than help economic recovery.