D. C. Earl Primary Motive

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Primary Motive

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There are times when the political process fails some portion of society. When the failed portion becomes sizeable, an opportunity is created allowing an outsider to penetrate the established status quo. Sometimes the newcomer is waiting in the wings; at other times fate designates an unsuspecting hero to conduct the 'good fight'. Dennis Slater was an economist retiring from the university. He was not ready to take on the establishment in the forthcoming Presidential primaries. He simply wanted his ideas to be considered in the debates. His wife agreed and looked forward to early retirement when they could travel, paint, do photography and make love in exotic places. Samantha Ringles, a highly respected veteran of several national campaigns, was hired to thrust Mr. Slater and his ideas into the national spotlight. After gaining exposure, she was to abandon Slater and let him wither away into political oblivion. Her job was to promote his book and ideas. It was a simple, straightforward business deal. She did not count on infatuation, perhaps love, messing up the plan. And then there was the wife! The ever vigilant damn wife! Powerful business leaders, who funded major political candidates, took note of Slater's forthcoming book and Ringles' promotional plan to push his new concepts into public view. They were not going to let radical ideas, one of which allowed taxpayers to directly influence government budgeting, to undercut their powerful hold on America. The powerbrokers decided to take swift action to eliminate the threat.

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D. C. Earl was raised in a log cabin in rural Wisconsin. After graduating from college with a teaching credential, he earned an MBA, then a PhD in finance and economics. In 1972, concerned about the Vietnam conflict and the government's isolation from the people, he proposed budgeting changes which would allow citizens greater influence in their government's decisions. A speaking tour, in an old beat up station wagon, was supported in part by the sale of a self-published book, "The Peaceful Revolution". The book defined an easy and efficient method for citizens to directly influence their government. Life, making a living, marriage and children redirected his efforts to a professorship at a university from which he recently retired. Midway through his academic career, he pondered what the consequences might have been had he achieved more notoriety for his 1972 book and it's innovative ideas. Those twenty year old thoughts were used to create a fictional novel. The novel sat around on his various computers for another twenty some years. In retirement, the novel was resurrected and published under the title, 'Primary Motive'. The author has traveled through each of the states in the U. S., traveled aboard, lived in Madrid, Spain and Guadalajara, Mexico and now resides in Key Largo, Florida. Married more than fifty years, he and his wife often visit their children and eight grand children. While Primary Motive is fictional, he has hopes that its core concept of greater empowerment of the people might actually, in some future era, become a reality.

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Dennis Slater, a radical professor? Not likely! He taught economics, a dismal subject to most people leading real lives. His new book, aimed at enhancing democracy in the United States, generated extreme anger among a group of wealthy and powerful business leaders. Their opposition was so intense, deadly force was being considered as a solution to silence his radical voice. His wife, Jessie, knew trouble was around the corner when Slater s New York publisher contracted a beautiful, highly respected, political strategist to turn his academic ideas into political realities. Jessie thought Samantha Ringles wanted more than a fat contract from the publishing firm; she also wanted her husband. Jessie wasn t sure if Samantha desired her husband as a lover or wanted him dead in order to collect an assassin s fee. Maybe Samantha wanted both! Slater hoped a few reasonable and influential people would read his book and champion the proposals to create a we-the-people style democracy. He didn t want money, position, power or fame, just consideration of his recommendations. The two women in his life decided he needed to push his ideas forward instead of sitting back and letting them take root in someone else s garden. He needed to enter the Presidential primaries to gain exposure for his ideas. In the resulting political turmoil, the love of power was Samantha s most powerful weapon and Jessie s was the power of love . The two women, allied against the deadly status quo , were also combatants in seeking Slater s affections. The love triangle was set in motion amidst a heated Presidential primary contest in which the rich and influential had already selected the winners. They were not going to tolerate Slater s meddling in their primary process. Time, money, power and, if needed, hired assassins, insured their desired outcome would prevail. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781511927581

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