Synopses & Reviews
It is not between the Left and the Right, but between the past and the future.
America is on the edge of a breakout. In fact, we are poised for one of the most spectacular leaps in human well-being in history. Pioneers of the futureinnovators and entrepreneursare achieving breakthroughs in medicine, transportation, energy, education, and other fields that will make the world a dramatically different and better place.
Unless the prison guards” of the past stop them. Every American must choose a side. Will you be a champion of the future or a prisoner of the past?
Every potential breakthrough has to get past a host of individuals and institutions whose power and comfort depend on the status quo. These prison guards of the past will strangle every innovation that threatens to change the way things have always been doneif we let them.
In Breakout youll learn:
Bestselling author Newt Gingrich proposes a bold vision of the future: America is on the cusp of a renaissance, a new birth of technological and scientific innovation that will dramatically transform the prosperity and quality of life of every American. Our biggest enemy? Special interest groups, powerful lobbyists, and government bureaucrats who are determined to squash, control, or prevent these innovationsand permanently change the future of America.
These are the Enemies of the Futurepowerful forces determined to prevent the enormous benefits that American ingenuity will bring.
In his groundbreaking new book Breakout, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sketches Americas future, brimming with possibilities and prosperity. Despite big government regulation and taxation, despite special interest groups and lobbyists, American entrepreneurs, innovators, engineers, and scientists are still abundantly creative and productive. Gingrich describes the top technologies that promise to change the way we live and prosper, including 3D printing, driverless cars, breakthroughs in genetics and medicine, unprecedented and ever-growing internet connectivity, and the new app store” model of business development.
Will big government, whacky extremists, and powerful lobbyists stop these innovations? They will trywith punitive taxes, stifling regulation, and hopelessly outdated policies. Will Americans allow it? Newt Gingrich sounds the rallying cry to make sure we defeat the enemies of the future.
About the Author
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, author of the New York Times bestsellers To Save America, Real Change, and Winning the Future, is well-known as the architect of the Contract with America” that led the Republican Party to victory in 1994. Newt and his wife Callista host and produce historical and public policy documentaries. As an author, Speaker Gingrich has published twenty-four books, including thirteen fiction and non-fiction New York Times bestsellers. He resides with Callista in McLean, Virginia, and has two daughters and two grandchildren.