Book Review

Book offers way to restore real American democracy: a review of 'One Nation After Trump'

Book review: Our democracy, the authors argue, provides the tools to counter Trumpism and reform government. What the country needs is a sweeping re-energizing of American democracy like the New Deal or Great Society. It would start with reforming elections. 

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Kooky turns mainstream

ss04222016p01pha.jpgWHY THE RIGHT WENT WRONG: CONSERVATISM -- FROM GOLDWATER TO THE TEA PARTY AND BEYOND
By E.J. Dionne Jr.
Published by Simon & Schuster, 544 pages, $30

The godfather of American conservative politics, Bill Buckley, once mused, "I've spent my entire lifetime separating the right from the kooks."

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Crusading Teddy Roosevelt would be aghast at today's GOP

Book Review: If Teddy Roosevelt were still around, he would be growling that it's time to pull up our socks and use our talents to create an American renaissance.

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Author dispels some of Congress’ mystery

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By Robert G. Kaiser
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, $27.95

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A GOP role model of bipartisanship