THE PARTY IS OVER TP HIGH RES This book is about America’s broken political system: how it got that way, who benefits, and who loses. It is about the. The New York Times bestselling exposé of what passes for business as usual in Washington today There was a time, not so very long ago, when perfectly. Listen to “The Party Is Over How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted” by Mike Lofgren available from.

Author: Vizil Grokazahn
Country: Chad
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 15 August 2010
Pages: 230
PDF File Size: 7.32 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.76 Mb
ISBN: 617-6-54301-584-4
Downloads: 31519
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zolom

It’s well written and has possible solutions. Fear not, the Dems come in for their share of tough talk— they are zombies, a party of the living dead.

Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: You’ve successfully reported this review. American voters have their paryy in the lofgen in part because Republicans have built into American culture a sprawling ignorance machine, and because Republicans have intentionally undermined public trust in the government It’s a tirade, but it’s a tirade worth reading.

Introduction “to the Party is Over” –

It would have been nice if Lofgren would have spent more time elaborating on his proposed solutions, but I understand that detailed recommendations fall beyond the scope of a good iver. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. While the Republican party got slammed that’s what he knew bestit’s not like he left the Democrats spotless. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

The Party Is Over: Dec 03, Steve rated it it was amazing. We can no more take a break from protecting democracy than we can leave the pot in mid-air. As Lofgren explains American politics is now dominated by special interests and big money donors at the expense of thhe Americans whose real income has stagnated for decades. Feedback If you need help or have a question for Customer Service, contact us.

Compared to Greece, a rocky southern outlier of the Balkan Mountains living on foreign tourism and controlling neither its currency nor its economic policy, the substantive difficulties of the United States are trivial. Pages with related products.


I am sure a Venn diagram of persons who want to boil Bradley Manning in oil would hardly intersect a diagram of persons who wanted similar treatment meted out to Scooter Libby for blowing the cover of a covert CIA officer–an extremely serious matter.

You don’t want to miss this! Partg America has posted record profits even amid the most protracted period of joblessness in post-World War II history. Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening ;arty the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. I’ll encourage you to read those recommendations for yourself. I was interested in reading a very rational Partt pt of view since that is very hard to find these days.

Our tax policies have ensured that the rich got richer and the rest of us got stuck with the bill. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Lofgren gave several very good examples of this, for example homeland security, the affordable care act, etc.

A Theory of Donald Trump. This book has a lot to teach the interested and red blooded Americans, which most of us should be, about the hijacking through “terrorist” methods.


These are the questions that Lofgren focuses on that can help us as voters to think through what must happen in a long-term effort to reclaim our government.

Donald Trump, a very astute businessman and a master at branding, has turned this dynamic on its head, much to the horror of establishment Republicans, who have a great deal to lose if Le Donald maintains his lead.

I’ve made it a point to read books that were written by people who have written from different vantage points — columnists, think tankers, bloggers, former officials, news people.

Now, mjke to the money men, arbitrageurs, buyout artists, and the politicians they rent, much of the former American industrial base resides in China. Will there be a candidate with the resolve to do what is right rather than doing what they are lobbied or outright bribed to do? I knew about a lot of the topics in this book, but was amazed that this is a Republican who worked on Capitol Hill for thirty years would come to the same conclusions I have about how our politicians operate.


Showing of reviews. How did this piece of crap get on my to-read list? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. If you believe the expression “it’s always darkest before the dawn,” the chapter starts with this quote– “As we embark on the second decade of the 21st century, the commanding heights of corporate America–the banks, the military-industrial complex, corporate interests benefiting from huge subsidies like Big Pharma and Big Oil–largely have the government they want.

The Republican concluded that banning a reptile that can swallon an alligator or a small childe might ‘devastate a small but thriving sector of the economy’ and that the miks ‘has significant implications for small businesses across the United States. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Thanks to mind-blowing sums of money sloshing about, the ruthless exercise of behind-the-scenes power and a revolving door pwrty top echelon government and industry players, the branches of government involved with the banking and finance industry resist change and continue to enable an unmanageable level of complexity even in the face of near financial catastrophe, massive public disapproval, and supposed voter mandates.

I suspect many of these politicians never believed what they were saying, but were cynically playing to an increasingly deranged political base that does believe it.

In SeptemberHouse Republicans issued a report condemning the supposedly job-killing regulations of the Obama administration. Read that credit report carefully. Chapters explore, inter alia, tactics, the Constitution, taxes, science, media, religion.

As long as we are fearful, as long as there is anendless list of threats, Pentagon spending can never be cut, PATRIOT Act provisions thf never be repealed, and the United States will forever have the right and duty to meddle in every corner of the world.