Synopses & Reviews
Glenn Beck revisited Thomas Paineand#8217;s famous pre-Revolutionary War call to action in his #1 andlt;Iandgt;New York Timandlt;/Iandgt;es bestseller andlt;Iandgt;Glenn Beckand#8217;s Common Senseandlt;/Iandgt;. Now he brings his historical acumen and political savvy to this fresh, new interpretation of andlt;Iandgt;The Federalist Papersandlt;/Iandgt;, the 18th-century collection of political essays that defined and shaped our Constitution and laid bare the and#8220;original argumentand#8221; between statesand#8217; rights and big federal governmentand#8212;a debate as relevant and urgent today as it was at the birth of our nation.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Adapting a selection of these essential essaysand#8212;pseudonymously authored by the now well-documented triumvirate of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jayand#8212;for a contemporary audience, Glenn Beck has had them reworked into and#8220;modernand#8221; English so as to be thoroughly accessible to anyone seeking a better understanding of the Founding Fathersand#8217; intent and meaning when laying the groundwork of our government. Beck provides his own illuminating commentary and annotations and, for a number of the essays, has brought together the viewpoints of both liberal and conservative historians and scholars, making this a fair and insightful perspective on the historical works that remain the primary source for interpreting Constitutional law and the rights of American citizens.
What book does David Barton say you should read if you love your country?: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; "The Original Argument is an incredibly important book not only for the times in which we live, but for future generations of Americans as well. It brings the message of our Founders to our ears again, loud and clear, and in a way that more people can understand and apply. The Federalist Papers are essential reading to anyone who seeks to understand our Constitution, and this re-working of this classic American text represents a monumental achievement. Anyone who loves their country, seeks to understand our history and our Constitution better, and who wants to pass down the American heritage to their children and grandchildren, should own and study this book." --David Barton,andnbsp; andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestselling author of andlt;Iandgt;The Jefferson Liesandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt; andlt;/Iandgt;
About the Author
Glenn Beck, the nationally syndicated radio host and founder of The Blaze television network, is a ten-time #1 bestselling author and is one of the few authors in history to have had #1 national bestsellers in the fiction, nonfiction, self-help, and childrens picture book genres. His #1 novels include The Overton Window, The Christmas Sweater, and The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book. His #1 nonfiction books include Cowards, The Original Argument, The 7 (with Dr. Keith Ablow), Broke, Glenn Becks Common Sense, Arguing with Idiots, and An Inconvenient Book. His other books include the national bestsellers The Snow Angel, Being George Washington, and The Real America. Visit GlennBeck.com or TheBlaze.com.