Dr. Tom Coburn, a former U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma, explains why the lack of courage among career politicians in Washington is placing our nation at great risk. He passionately challenges the public to elect a new generation of political leaders who will return to the founders' intent of a government "by the people and for the people."
Format: DRM Protected ePub Vendor: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 2003
ISBN: 9781418565077 ISBN-13: 9781418565077 Availability: In Stock
Tom A. Coburn, a congressional maverick who kept his promise to serve three terms and then leave Washington, offers a candid look at the inner workings of Congress-why the system changes politicians instead of vice versa. Breach of Trust shows readers, through shocking behind-the-scenes stories, why Washington resists the reform our country desperately needs and how they can make wise, informed decisions about current and future political issues and candidates. This honest and critical look at "business as usual" in Congress reveals how and why elected representatives are quickly seduced into becoming career politicians who won't push for change. Along the way, Coburn offers readers realistic ideas for how to make a difference.