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Author Tyler, Rick, author.

Title Still right : an immigrant-loving, hybrid-driving, composting American makes the case for conservatism / Rick Tyler.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2020.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


1 copy ordered for PAS Central Library On Order on 09-18-2020.
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 301 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface : Still right -- Introduction : Conservatism, the ideologically cursed child -- What is conservatism & where did it come from? -- Whatever happened to free trade? -- Knowing our place in the world -- Taxation with representation can be worse -- Saving the planet or the humans? -- Immigration : America's greatest story -- Cost-driven healthcare may put your health at risk -- Evening out the Supreme Court -- The right to keep and bear our children -- Before liberty and the pursuit of happiness -- The false god of politics -- The failing grade of the Electoral College -- Re-claiming the conservative brand.
Summary "A leading political analyst navigates an unfamiliar terrain of what it means to be a conservative in the Trump Era in Still Right. Since 2016, "conservative" has come to mean "supportive of the policies of the Trump Administration": building his "wall," enacting ruinous tariffs and limiting trade, alienating our allies and kowtowing to dictators, spending wildly, and generally doing the very opposite of what conservatism actually calls for. As a result, millions of Americans are struggling to reconcile their lifelong political identities with what their traditional political party now stands for. Rick Tyler, MSNBC's leading conservative analyst, shows they are still the ones in the right by making the case for real conservatism, one grounded in principles of liberty, the history of freedom, and simple reason. He explains why it's necessary to have a global view of the economy-and how that includes immigration. He demonstrates the need for protecting our nation with a strong military as well as protecting the planet itself. He discusses what conservatism really asks when it comes to children, healthcare, taxes and elections. In the end he reclaims conservatism for conservatives-and proves that it's the best way forward for America"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Conservatism -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
ISBN 9781250256492 (hardcover)

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