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A simple government : twelve things we really need from Washington and a trillion that we don't

by Huckabee, Mike, 1955-

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An optimistic manifesto for America's future government by the former presidential candidate outlines recommendations for upholding the nation's founding principles and overcoming election-focused politics. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • The most important form of government is a father, a mother, and children: we need a return to family values
  • The further you drift from shore, the more likely you are to be lost at sea: we need a return to local government
  • You can't spend what you don't have; you can't borrow what you can't pay back: we need to control spending and debt
  • If you drain the lake, all the fish will die: we need a fair and simple taxation system
  • Once Humpty Dumpty falls, it's hard to put him back together: we need a responsible approach to health and health care
  • If you don't hear the school bell, class never starts: we need an education system that values all students
  • Leave your campsite in better shape than you found it: we need to take responsibility for the environment
  • Good fences make good neighbors: we need immigration reform that works
  • Bullies in the playground understand only one thing: we need a strong approach to terrorism
  • When the bullets are real, there aren't any toy soldiers: we need an effective military policy and strategy
  • With enemies like this, who needs friends? We need tostrengthen America's position on the world stage
  • Hope is more than just the name of my hometown: we need to have faith in the future, no matter how big our present problems are.
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