"Question authority!" Often attributed to Timothy Leary in the 1970s, this popular slogan first slipped off the tongue of Benjamin Franklin, who was often quoted as saying, "it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." And that's exactly what the revolutionary-spirited authors of President Obama's Broken Promises have passionately effectuated as they challenge President ...
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: iUniverse (January 20, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 16154092
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I fell in love with this book. It is a unique perspective forcing the reader to analyze his or her biases. These two individuals bring to light some important ideas while analyzing a very difficult subject. Although, I disagree with the premise th...
the nation--to advance the cause of civil rights for all Americans.President Obama's Broken Promises is a collection of essays and personal stories that analyzes the ideological and spiritual roots of Obama's religious and political mindset. Drawing on more than thirty varying volumes, countless interviews and transcripts, and a miscellany of primary source materials, authors Jocelyn and Brewer provide a compelling glimpse of the our president's moral compass as well as the philosophy that inspires much of his rhetoric and principles, with the bottom line question being, "Does President Obama's twenty-year relationship with Reverend Jeremiah Wright compromise his ability to dispassionately scrutinize the moral issues facing this nation?" and "Is there any connection between Reverend Wright's past controversial remarks and the president?" Rooted in secular political and historical analysis with an identical dose of theology thrown in, this treatise cultivates an engaging dialogue on contemporary race, religion, and politics in post-Obama election America.