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If You Can Keep It
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Political Science

ISBN-10:  0965870286 Type: 

Copyright:  December, 2007 ISBN-13:  9780965870283

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If You Can Keep It

Do you have children? Do you expect the American dream will be theirs as it was yours? Benjamin Franklin, upon being asked what kind of government the Continental Congress had decided upon, replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” For more than two centuries we did well, building a nation for the world to admire. Now we are shepherding its decline.


This book is about the loss of a good thing, our country. It addresses the poor care we give to maintaining it, how we fail to appreciate the economic, social and even military “monsters” that are collectively presenting a crushing burden we are less and less able to bear. It does not blame Republicans or Democrats or even politicians per se. It does not blame the courts for being too lax (or too harsh), or the oil companies for their vigorous pursuit of profits and their resistance to energy alternatives. There is only one entity deserving of blame, and it lies closer to home.  As said by Walt Kelly’s cartoon character, Pogo: “We have met the enemy and them is us.”


The intent is not to frighten the public nor invite their animosity, but to strike a chord of concern that will encourage the reader to think, beginning with acceptance that it is we, not the illusive “they” who are at fault. Encourage him to understand that a slide into second-class status will occur unless we motivate ourselves to emerge from national denial and respond in such a way that will dampen the worst of what is coming. Excerpt
I write this book because I fear the loss of a good thing: our country. I see disease, deadly if not treated, metastasizing into our vital organs. I see this and wonder how many others see as well, and whether those others are aware of what that disease can do if we continue to avert our eyes and minds to its presence. I wonder also whether anyone is aware that we do not have all that much time left to decide.

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