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Will America Self-Destruct

Walter Stern

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Paperback. 136 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 0.4in.Today, the United States is the worlds most powerful and influential nation. But will we still be preeminent in the year 3000 or even 100 years from now Through a series of missteps, we are fraying the fabric woven by the Founding Fathers. We may be on the road to decline. In the context of making choices and taking risks, this book examines the areas in which we fail to live up to our best selves. Our foreign policy may be undermined by loss of sovereignty to supranational organizations. Internally, we are torn by the need to maintain an underclass spawned by racial strife and the drug scourge that is its inevitable concomitant. We distort the First Amendment by dragging religion into the abortion issue. We surrender to the dominance of politicians who regard public office as an income-producing career. These missteps are not beyond retrieve. There are remedies, examined in this book, that can redirect the United States to a path of still greater glory if we but make the bold choices and take the necessary risks to implement them. All of them are within our power to achieve. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595164493

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Title: Will America Self-Destruct

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Paperback

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Today, the United States is the worlds most powerful and influential nation. But will we still be preeminent in the year 3000 or even 100 years from now? Through a series of missteps, we are fraying the fabric woven by the Founding Fathers. We may be on the road to decline.In the context of making choices and taking risks, this book examines the areas in which we fail to live up to our best selves. Our foreign policy may be undermined by loss of sovereignty to supranational organizations. Internally, we are torn by the need to maintain an underclass spawned by racial strife and the drug scourge that is its inevitable concomitant. We distort the First Amendment by dragging religion into the abortion issue. We surrender to the dominance of politicians who regard public office as an income-producing career.These missteps are not beyond retrieve. There are remedies, examined in this book, that can redirect the United States to a path of still greater glory if we but make the bold choices and take the necessary risks to implement them. All of them are within our power to achieve.

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Walter H. Stern was born in Germany in 1924 and immigrated to the United States in 1936. A graduate of New York University, he has been an observer of the American scene for over fifty years. His hands-on experience includes working on the staff of The New York Times, writing on energy and the environment, and working for various political campaigns.

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