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  • Glenn Beck's common sense : the case against an out-of-control government, inspired by Thomas Paine

    Glenn Beck's common sense : the case against an out-of-control government, inspired by Thomas Paine2009

    by Glenn Beck

    (6,912)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.3 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Suicide of a superpower [downloadable audiobook]

    Suicide of a superpower2011

    by Patrick J. Buchanan

    (569)

    Summary: Buchanan's latest polemic exposes the risks America faces today and what those dangers will mean for the country's future. He warns against not only the dangers that the country faces under Obama,...  more »

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  • This fight is our fight : the battle to save America's middle class

    This fight is our fight : the battle to save America's middle class2017

    by Elizabeth Warren

    (4,340)

    Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's middle class, and by the time the people of Massachusetts elected her in 2012, she had become one of the country's leading...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.55 WAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • This fight is our fight [eBook] : the battle to save America's middle class

    This fight is our fight : the battle to save America's middle class2017

    by Elizabeth Warren

    Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's middle class, and by the time the people of Massachusetts elected her in 2012, she had become one of the country's leading...  more »

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  • Every day is extra

    Every day is extra2018

    by John Kerry

    (591)

    Summary: John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life -- from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and secretary...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KERRY

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  • Into the cannibal's pot : lessons for America from post-apartheid South Africa

    Into the cannibal's pot : lessons for America from post-apartheid South Africa2011

    by Ilana Mercer

    (116)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 MER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide2018

    by Carol Anderson

    (419)

    Summary: This young adult adaptation brings Carol Anderson's ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response...  more »

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  • We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide2018

    by Carol Anderson

    (420)

    Summary: This young adult adaptation brings Carol Anderson's ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 AND YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

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  • The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights, and other appreciations

    The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights, and other appreciations2018

    by John McCain

    (2,968)

    Summary: "I don't know how much longer I'll be here. Maybe I'll have another five years. Maybe, with the advances in oncology, they'll find new treatments for my cancer that will extend my life. Maybe I'll be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 328.73 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The politician [downloadable audiobook] / an insider's account of John Edwards's pursuit of the presidency and the scandal that brought him down

    The politician / an insider's account of John Edwards's pursuit of the presidency and the scandal that brought him down2010

    by Andrew Young

    (1,943)

    Summary: In this eye-opening look into the underside of modern American politics, Andrew Young presents a riveting account of presidential hopeful John Edwards' meteoric rise and scandalous fall. Young, a...  more »

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  • Twilight of the elites : America after meritocracy

    Twilight of the elites : America after meritocracy2012

    by Christopher Hayes

    (5,608)

    Summary: Analyzes scandals in high-profile institutions, from Wall Street and the Catholic Church to Major League Baseball, while evaluating how an elite American meritocracy rose throughout the past half-century before succumbing to corruption and failure.

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.52 HAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Believer : my forty years in politics

    Believer : my forty years in politics2015

    by David Axelrod

    (2,177)

    Summary: The legendary strategist, the mastermind behind Barack Obama's historic election campaigns, shares a wealth of stories from his forty-year journey through the inner workings of American democracy.

    BOOK

    Call #: B AXELROD

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  • The emergency state : America's pursuit of absolute security at all costs

    The emergency state : America's pursuit of absolute security at all costs2012

    by David C Unger

    (69)

    Summary: Provides an analysis of the United States government's narrow-minded focus on security in the years since World War II and how it has become huge, unwieldy, and a detriment to democracy and the economy.

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 UNG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Fear : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward

    (50,235)

    Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.933 WOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Fear [eAudio] : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward

    (49,280)

    Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House...  more »

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  • Fear [CD book] : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward (read by Robert Petkoff)

    (50,896)

    Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.933 WOO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Live free or die : America (and the world) on the brink

    Live free or die : America (and the world) on the brink2020

    by Sean Hannity

    (394)

    Summary: Built on principles of freedom, rugged individualism, and self-sufficiency, no country has ever accumulated more power and wealth, abused it less, or used that power more to advance the human...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 320 HAN

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

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  • Mariposa [downloadable audiobook]

    Mariposa2009

    by Greg Bear

    (493)

    Summary: In an America driven to near bankruptcy with crushing foreign debt, the Talos Corporation has the resources to provide the logistics security and manpower to save the United States government. But...  more »

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  • House of Trump, house of Putin : the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia

    House of Trump, house of Putin : the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia2018

    by Craig Unger

    (1,129)

    Summary: This book offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.73 UNG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The threat [eBook] : how the FBI protects America in the age of terror and Trump

    The threat : how the FBI protects America in the age of terror and Trump2019

    by Andrew McCabe

    (5,980)

    Summary: The former deputy director of the FBI recounts his career; discusses how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime, and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution; and...  more »

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  • The threat : how the FBI protects America in the age of terror and Trump

    The threat : how the FBI protects America in the age of terror and Trump2019

    by Andrew McCabe

    (5,965)

    Summary: The former deputy director of the FBI recounts his career; discusses how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime, and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution; and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.25 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • One nation : what we can all do to save America's future

    One nation : what we can all do to save America's future2014

    by Ben Carson

    (3,612)

    Summary: "Dr. Ben Carson made headlines with his keynote at the National Prayer Breakfast in February 2013. Standing just a few feet from President Obama, the neurosurgeon offered a common sense critique of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306 CAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Secret empires : how the American political class hides corruption and enriches family and friends

    Secret empires : how the American political class hides corruption and enriches family and friends2018

    by Peter Schweizer

    (933)

    Summary: Peter Schweizer has been fighting corruption -- and winning -- for years. In past books, he exposed insider trading by members of Congress, uncovered how politicians use mafia-like tactics to enrich...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1323 SCH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Secret empires [CD book] : how the American political class hides corruption and enriches family and friends

    Secret empires : how the American political class hides corruption and enriches family and friends2018

    by Peter Schweizer

    Summary: Peter Schweizer has been fighting corruption -- and winning -- for years. In past books, he exposed insider trading by members of Congress, uncovered how politicians use mafia-like tactics to enrich...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1323 SCH

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Beyond the messy truth : how we came apart, how we come together

    Beyond the messy truth : how we came apart, how we come together2017

    by Van Jones

    (885)

    Summary: A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart -- by the CNN political contributor and host...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 320.513 JON

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Ratf**ked : the true story behind the secret plan to steal America's democracy

    Ratf**ked : the true story behind the secret plan to steal America's democracy2016

    by David Daley

    (1,035)

    Summary: "The explosive account of how Republican legislators and political operatives fundamentally rigged our American democracy through redistricting,"--NoveList.

    BOOK

    Call #: 328.73 DAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Addicted to outrage : how thinking like a recovering addict can heal the country

    Addicted to outrage : how thinking like a recovering addict can heal the country2018

    by Glenn Beck

    (409)

    Summary: America is addicted to outrage, we're at the height of a twenty-year bender, and we need an intervention. In his new book, bestselling author Glenn Beck addresses how America has become more and more...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 320 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Plenty ladylike

    Plenty ladylike2015

    by Claire McCaskill

    (366)

    Summary: Missouri's first woman senator recounts her coming-of-age in a political family at a time when women were held back from their ambitions, describing her failed first marriage, her unconventional...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B MCCASKILL

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  • Politics and journalism in a post-truth world

    Politics and journalism in a post-truth world2019

    Summary: Fake news. Alternative facts. Even before those terms were coined, we had already moved to a "post-truth" reality. Due to a number of driving forces, we have evolved into a society that values...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 302.23 POL YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The price of civilization : reawakening American virtue and prosperity

    The price of civilization : reawakening American virtue and prosperity2011

    by Jeffrey Sachs

    (1,888)

    Summary: Offers a diagnosis of the country's economic ills and argues that Americans can restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity.

    BOOK

    Call #: 330 SAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • America the beautiful [downloadable audiobook] / rediscovering what made this nation great

    America the beautiful / rediscovering what made this nation great2012

    by Ben Carson

    Summary: Tackling the issues at the forefront of the American mind--healthcare, education, capitalism, and more America the Beautiful is indispensable reading. From four-time bestselling author,...  more »

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  • All I could be : my story as a woman warrior in Iraq

    All I could be : my story as a woman warrior in Iraq2013

    by Miyoko Hikiji

    (37)

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 HIK

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • America the beautiful : rediscovering what made this nation great

    America the beautiful : rediscovering what made this nation great2012

    by Ben Carson

    (3,682)

    Summary: Tackling the issues at the forefront of the American mind--healthcare, education, capitalism, and more America the Beautiful is indispensable reading. From four-time bestselling author,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973 CAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • It's even worse than it looks [downloadable ebook] / how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism

    It's even worse than it looks / how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism2012

    by Thomas E Mann

    (3,221)

    Summary: Acrimony and hyperpartisanship have seeped into every part of the political process. Congress is deadlocked and its approval ratings are at record lows. America's two main political parties have...  more »

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  • Fahrenheit 11/9 [Blu-ray]

    Fahrenheit 11/92018

    Summary: Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU 973.933 FAH

    Location: Blu-rays Nonfiction

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  • Fahrenheit 11/9 [DVD]

    Fahrenheit 11/92018

    Summary: Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.933 FAH

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The nation city : why mayors are now running the world

    The nation city : why mayors are now running the world2020

    by Rahm Emanuel

    (162)

    Summary: At a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today -- a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 352.23 EMA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The case for Trump [CD book]

    The case for Trump2019

    by Victor Davis Hanson

    (989)

    Summary: Davis Hanson explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen well-qualified Republican rivals, a Democrat with a quarter-billion-dollar war chest,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.933 HAN

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  • Profiles in corruption : abuse of power by America's progressive elite

    Profiles in corruption : abuse of power by America's progressive elite2020

    by Peter Schweizer

    (1,183)

    Summary: Schweizer offers a deep-dive investigation into the private finances, and secrets deals of some of America's top political leaders. And, as usual, he doesn't disappoint, with never-before-reported...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 320 SCH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Christian nation : novel

    Christian nation : novel2013

    by Frederic C Rich

    (716)

    Summary: "They said what they would do, and we did not listen. Then they did what they said they would do." So ends the first chapter of this brilliantly readable counterfactual novel, reminding us that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RICH

    Location: Adult Fiction

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