Capitol of Freedom: Restoring American Greatness

Capitol of Freedom: Restoring American Greatness

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Overview

As progressives reject the Constitution to implement their socialist agenda, Congressman Ken Buck argues that we must reclaim our heritage of liberty by applying the principles we learn through the U.S. Capitol’s art, architecture, and artifacts.

Progressives in Washington have big plans. Plans to take over every part of the U.S. economy and manage Americans' lives. Embracing the Green New Deal, abolishing the electoral college, promoting late term abortion, and implementing socialism are just a few of the progressives' latest attempts to remake America. In the process, they abandon the Constitution and our individual liberties. Congressman Ken Buck argues that every American should rediscover our nation's unique freedom story.

This book tells the story of how our nation’s founders carefully designed a political system that would guard against tyranny and protect individual liberty. Using the Capitol and its features as the backdrop, Buck shows how our heritage as a free people is woven into every institution in America, and how progressives are attempting to undermine individual liberty. The book offers clear recommendations for steps liberty-minded Americans can take to reverse the progressives’ damaging course.

For all who are willing to listen, the Capitol speaks, showing how conservatives can halt the progressives' plans, preserve our remaining freedoms, and reclaim what we’ve lost.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781642935073
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication date: 08/04/2020
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 347,732
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ken Buck graduated from Princeton University and the University of Wyoming Law School. After law school, Ken worked for Congressman Dick Cheney (R-WY) on the Iran-Contra Investigation and then became a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice. Ken Buck has served as district attorney and Congressman in Colorado. He is the proud parent of Cody and Kaitlin and grandparent to Bear, Sugar Ray, and Dubya.

Shonda Werry holds degrees from the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University. She worked on Capitol Hill, including in a Senate leadership office, and has spent the past ten years working on conservative causes. She lives in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Foreword Senator Mike Lee xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 American Exceptionalism 13

Chapter 2 A Pedestal Waiting for a Monument 25

Chapter 3 Checks and Balances 39

Chapter 4 The Overreaching Executive 50

Chapter 5 The Supreme Court: The Branch That's Next to Nothing 62

Chapter 6 Centralizing Power at the Federal Level 76

Chapter 7 Two Rights Essential to Republican Government 91

Chapter 8 Religious Freedom 108

Chapter 9 The Second Amendment 122

Chapter 10 Nullification 134

Chapter 11 It Wasn't Always This Way 147

Chapter 12 Tackling Problems the Right Way 160

Conclusion 173

Endnotes 180

Acknowledgments 191

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