The Resource A nation like no other, Newt Gingrich, (eaudio)

A nation like no other, Newt Gingrich, (eaudio)

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A nation like no other
Title
A nation like no other
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Newt Gingrich
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Language
eng
Summary
It's become fashionable among the liberal elite to downplay, deride, even deny America's greatness. The political correctness police insist that America is hated around the world for being too big, too powerful, too rich, too successful, too loud, too intrusive. And besides, it's not nice to brag. America's greatness, America's exceptional greatness, is not based on the fact that we are the most powerful, most prosperous?and most generous?nation on earth. Rather, those things are the result of American Exceptionalism. To understand American Exceptionalism, as Newt Gingrich passionately argues in A Nation like No Other, one must understand our unique birth as a nation. American Exceptionalism is found in the simple yet utterly remarkable principles expressed in the Declaration of Independence, ?that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.? Our nation is exceptional, continues Newt, because we?unlike any nation before or since?are united by the belief and the promise that no king, no government, no ruling class has the power to infringe upon the rights of the individual. And when such a government attempts to do so, we will vigorously reject them. Sadly, many politicians and leaders today have forgotten our sacred commitment to these ideals. Our government has strayed alarmingly far from the scope of limited powers framed by our Founders. Meanwhile, the liberal media seek out, and sometimes create, stories intended to portray America as a bully and a thief. Even our own president seems clueless, assuring us that yes, yes, he believes in American exceptionalism, just like the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism and the British in British exceptionalism. But American Exceptionalism is not about cheerleading for the home team. It's about recognizing and honoring the history-making, world-changing ideals our Founding Fathers enshrined to make this a nation of the people, by the people, for the people. And, as Lincoln warned, we must rededicate ourselves to those principles, lest our truly exceptional nation perish from this earth
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Gingrich, Newt
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Read by Newt Gingrich
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  • Gingrich, Newt
  • hoopla digital
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  • National characteristics, American
  • Political culture
  • Social values
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adult
Label
A nation like no other, Newt Gingrich, (eaudio)
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hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 58 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781441793911
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10025192
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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other
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10025192
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MWT10025192
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
A nation like no other, Newt Gingrich, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441793911
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025192
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10025192
System control number
MWT10025192
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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