This groundbreaking manifesto is essential reading for tea party activists—or any American seeking to understand what the Tea Party is fighting for and what's next for the movement.
Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe have been on the front lines of one of the fastest-growing and most influential political phenomena in recent memory: the Tea Party movement. As the leaders of the advocacy organization FreedomWorks, they have helped guide and give voice to hundreds of thousands of activists from across the country and have a strong vision for the future of this powerful grassroots uprising.
United by a strong belief in limited government and individual liberty, Tea Party members are changing the American political landscape. Unlike mainstream media accounts that observe the Tea Party movement from the outside looking in, Give Us Liberty chronicles the roots and rise of a new breed of taxpayer activism in the voices of those who were there. Discover the personalities that drove the first meetings, the unknown candidates whose principled stand earned them unlikely victories, the march that gathered more than a million activists, and the bedrock beliefs that brought them together.
In this national call to action, Armey and Kibbe provide an intimate history of the movement, explain how citizens can join the cause, and chart the future of the Tea Party - and America. Give Us Liberty also contains a battle-tested, step-by-step guide to organizing and effecting change in any community.
If you have been curious about the who, what, when, where and why of the Tea Party Movement that is sweeping the USA then this book will answer your questions. If you are pro Tea Party, you will love the book. If you are con to the whole Tea Party concept, at least you will know what you are talking about when you criticize it.
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I wish Audible allowed you to rate in one quarter increments because then this would have gotten a review of 3.75 from me.
Because while I found the presentation style a bit dry for my liking, this book more than makes up for it in substance. That's why anyone truly interested in the what, how's and why's of the Tea Party should definitely pick up this title.
When will they realize that these readers who think we like them to change their voice to the speaker - to try to sound like women when they are men - or damn silly dramatizations of quotes - all really annoying. Makes the book unlistenable.
These two dudes with their ghost writer's couldn't come up with something better than this? No humor. No insights. Yea, yea, yea - we already know these things. No real contributions or insights. The two has beens just trying to jump on the Tea Party Band Wagon. They were part of the problem. Old and in the Way.
Better to stick with the roaringly funny and brilliant Ann Coulter.
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