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Author Beck, Glenn.
Title Glenn Beck's common sense : the case against an out-of-control government, inspired by Thomas Paine / By Glenn Beck and Joe Kerry.
Published New York : Mercury Radio Arts/Threshold Editions, 2009.
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 Reading Room  E211.P143 B43 2009    IN LIBRARY
 Generously Provided By: Robert and Maureen GohstandReading Room Bookplate Image 
Edition First Mercury Radio Arts/Threshold Editions trade pbk. ed.
Description xii, 174 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents The reshaping and redefining of America -- Money: the real opiate of the masses -- The political weapon of choice: the U.S. tax code -- The perks & privileges of the political class -- The cancer of progressivism -- Is it a rising or a setting sun? -- The 9.12 project -- The 9 principles -- The 12 values -- Let your journey begin here -- Additional reading -- Thomas Paine's Common sense: Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English constitution -- Of monarchy and hereditary succession -- Thoughts on the present state of American affairs -- Of the present ability of America, with some miscellaneous reflections.
Bibliography Included bibliographical referneces (p. 169-174).
Summary Revisits Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" in light of contemporary American issues, and suggests that some of the very freedoms given as reasons that independence was first necessary are again in jeopardy.
Subject Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Common sense.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 -- Criticism and interpretation.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Political science.
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Related Names Kerry, Joseph.
Collection Title Robert and Maureen Gohstand Reading Room Collection.
ISBN 9781439168578 (trade paper : alk. paper)
1439168571 (trade paper : alk. paper)
9781439169506 (ebook : alk. paper)
1439169500 (ebook : alk. paper)
Standard # 40018578088
OCLC number 775855837