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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Government at the Brink:
The Root Causes of Government Waste and Mismanagement,
by Fred Thompson



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Click here for 12 full quotes from Fred Thompson in the book Government at the Brink, by Fred Thompson.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    No end in sight to problems with Indian Trust Funds.
Drugs
    DEA has no meaningful performance goals on illegal drugs.
Government Reform
    Ludicrous waste & fraud: you wonder if anyone is even trying.
    Bostonís Big Dig #1 on Top Ten Worst Mismanagement.
    Federal civil service system is broken.
    Government invests billions on systems that donít work.
Health Care
    Medicare loses $11B per year to errors and fraud.
    Medicare drug payment methods are fundamentally flawed.
Homeland Security
    DoD cannot account for where spending goes.
    FEMA faces systemic and long-standing management problems.
Jobs
    USDA problems: info security and Forest Service finances.
Technology
    Government unable to protect its computer data from attack.


The above quotations are from Government at the Brink:
The Root Causes of Government Waste and Mismanagement,
by Fred Thompson.

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