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The Resource A time for truth : reigniting the promise of America, Ted Cruz

A time for truth : reigniting the promise of America, Ted Cruz

Label
A time for truth : reigniting the promise of America
Title
A time for truth
Title remainder
reigniting the promise of America
Statement of responsibility
Ted Cruz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First-term Texas Senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is already a political lightning rod. Since his election to the Senate in 2012 he has refused to go along with the established way of doing business in Washington. As a result, he has become a voice for millions of Americans frustrated with governmental corruption and gridlock. Telling the truth is a radical act in our nation's capital -- a city dominated by empty promises, meaningless 'show votes,' and a self-protection racket designed to get politicians re-elected rather than heeding the demands of the American people. Cruz now tells his story as a Cuban immigrant's son who made it to the Ivy League, to the Supreme Court bar, and eventually the U.S. Senate. It's a deeply personal journey that begins with Cruz's father experiencing brutality in a Cuban prison and ends with Cruz's discovery that Washington has neither the courage nor the desire to preserve the freedom and opportunities that gave hope to his father, and millions like him. Pulling back the curtain on the backroom deals between Republicans, Democrats, and the lobbyists who keep them in office instead of keeping them accountable to their constituents, the book offers an inside look at what has gone wrong in our nation's capital. Cruz argues that the only way to bring about real change is to revitalize the Constitutional principles that made our country great
Summary
Recounts the author's life and career, discussing his time as a senator, and arguing for change in the government by revitalizing the Constitutional principles
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10426949
Cataloging source
HQD
Dewey number
328.73/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E901.1.C779
  • JA
LC item number
T56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
reigniting the promise of America
Label
A time for truth : reigniting the promise of America, Ted Cruz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Pre-publication title: A time for truth : reigniting the miracle of America
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mendacity -- The beacon -- To the Lone Star state -- Enter the ivies -- May it please the court -- The Bush administration -- Upholding the law -- Question #10: A grassroots campaign for the U.S. Senate -- Into the beast -- The Obamacare battle -- Obama's vacuum of leadership -- Reigniting the promise of America
Control code
21053366
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062365613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062365613
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn908278144
  • (OCoLC)908278144
Label
A time for truth : reigniting the promise of America, Ted Cruz
Publication
Note
Pre-publication title: A time for truth : reigniting the miracle of America
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mendacity -- The beacon -- To the Lone Star state -- Enter the ivies -- May it please the court -- The Bush administration -- Upholding the law -- Question #10: A grassroots campaign for the U.S. Senate -- Into the beast -- The Obamacare battle -- Obama's vacuum of leadership -- Reigniting the promise of America
Control code
21053366
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062365613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062365613
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn908278144
  • (OCoLC)908278144

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