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Unapologetically moderate : my search for a rational center in American politics, Bill King

Label
Unapologetically moderate : my search for a rational center in American politics
Title
Unapologetically moderate
Title remainder
my search for a rational center in American politics
Statement of responsibility
Bill King
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bill KIng, former Mayor of Kemah, became a political columnist at the Houston Chronicle when his op-ed about hurricane preparedness struck a profound chord with the community. Since then, his regular column has covered a range of topics, all with the same fact-based approach. Bringing together the best of King's work, Unapologetically Moderate explores topics ranging from the demographic revolution sweeping America to the pressing need for Social Security reform to the place of religious faith in politics. King's reach extends from Houston's local government scene to the Austin statehouse and the halls of Congress. Whatever the subject, King's dispassionate, fact-driven approach to hot-button issues sets him apart from other political observers. His clear explanation of complex subjects provides welcome perspective on topics that have become muddled by partisan interpretations
Member of
Cataloging source
VT2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Bill
Dewey number
306.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK276
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moderation
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Economic policy
  • Moderation
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Social policy
  • United States
Label
Unapologetically moderate : my search for a rational center in American politics, Bill King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Halftitle Page; Dedication; Copyright Page; Title Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Changing Face of America and the World; Introduction; A Lesson From Jefferson; Population Apocalypse: Part I; Population Apocalypse: Part II; Seven Big Issues we must Address; Introduction; Federal Deficit; The Deficit in Perspective; Spending Problem or Revenue Problem?; Debts and Delusions; Income and Healthcare for our Elderly; Social Security:; Is Social Security a Ponzi Scheme?; State of the System Today; Trusting the Trust Funds; What Needs to Be Done?; Social Security as Entitlement
  • Public Pension Plans:Don't Look for Villains; Pensions and Investment Returns; Advice to Public Employees; Solving the Mess; Medicare:; What Drives Medicare Costs?; Few of Us Contribute Enough; Healthcare for Everyone Else; Is Single Payer Inevitable?; Do Americans Pay Too Much?; Bad Policy, Bad Politics; Personal Responsibility Has Limits; Lessons From Canada; Hard But Necessary Conversation; Employment and the Decline of the Middle Class; Drilling Down on Income Disparity; Real Reason for Rising Unemployment; Unemployment: A Graying Problem; Immigration Reform
  • Give Thanks for Being Born HereSanctuary Is Not a Dirty Word; Yogi Berra Immigration Plan; Mass Deportation No Option; What Amnesty Doesn't Mean; What's Really at Issue; Self-Defeating Politics; Gift That Keeps on Giving; Mental Health, Addiction and Homelessness; Broken Brains Are to Blame; The Madness Continues; Let's Invest in Mental Health; Basics of Drug Policy Reform; How We Think About Homelessness; Homelessness and Mental Illness; Homelessness: Changing the Law; Homelessness: A Worthy Legacy; Nature's Challenges: Windy and Warm; Hurricane Preparedness (And Lack Thereof)
  • Sensible Approach to Climate ChangeGovernment Dysfunction; Introduction; Our Party Problems; Impossible Dream; No Place to Call Home; Tyranny of Minorities; Two Irreconcilable Camps?; Ways Forward; The Rule; What Candidates Aren't Saying; Failure of Term Limits; Open Primaries Deserve a Look; Misplaced Priorities; America's Place in a Changing World; Introduction; Complexities of Foreign Policy; Russians Being Russians; A Cautionary Sign; Unrest Here to Stay; Arab Spring and the Islamic Renaissance; Unscrambling the Middle East; Faith, Courage, Compassion; Introduction
  • Let's Stop Praying in PublicDifference a Life Can Make; What the Bible Says About Immigrants; Robben Island; The Irreversible Penalty; Erasing the Mark of Cain; Best Option for Ending Abortion; Early Childhood Education; Technology Renews Human Connection; Dream of a Post-Racial America; Reflections of a Christian; Appendix: Case Study of Light Rail in Houston; Introduction; Six Myths About Light Rail; End of the Line; What Do We Want?; Metro Does Something Right; Acknowledgments
Control code
1088991126
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781931721837
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1088991126
Label
Unapologetically moderate : my search for a rational center in American politics, Bill King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Halftitle Page; Dedication; Copyright Page; Title Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Changing Face of America and the World; Introduction; A Lesson From Jefferson; Population Apocalypse: Part I; Population Apocalypse: Part II; Seven Big Issues we must Address; Introduction; Federal Deficit; The Deficit in Perspective; Spending Problem or Revenue Problem?; Debts and Delusions; Income and Healthcare for our Elderly; Social Security:; Is Social Security a Ponzi Scheme?; State of the System Today; Trusting the Trust Funds; What Needs to Be Done?; Social Security as Entitlement
  • Public Pension Plans:Don't Look for Villains; Pensions and Investment Returns; Advice to Public Employees; Solving the Mess; Medicare:; What Drives Medicare Costs?; Few of Us Contribute Enough; Healthcare for Everyone Else; Is Single Payer Inevitable?; Do Americans Pay Too Much?; Bad Policy, Bad Politics; Personal Responsibility Has Limits; Lessons From Canada; Hard But Necessary Conversation; Employment and the Decline of the Middle Class; Drilling Down on Income Disparity; Real Reason for Rising Unemployment; Unemployment: A Graying Problem; Immigration Reform
  • Give Thanks for Being Born HereSanctuary Is Not a Dirty Word; Yogi Berra Immigration Plan; Mass Deportation No Option; What Amnesty Doesn't Mean; What's Really at Issue; Self-Defeating Politics; Gift That Keeps on Giving; Mental Health, Addiction and Homelessness; Broken Brains Are to Blame; The Madness Continues; Let's Invest in Mental Health; Basics of Drug Policy Reform; How We Think About Homelessness; Homelessness and Mental Illness; Homelessness: Changing the Law; Homelessness: A Worthy Legacy; Nature's Challenges: Windy and Warm; Hurricane Preparedness (And Lack Thereof)
  • Sensible Approach to Climate ChangeGovernment Dysfunction; Introduction; Our Party Problems; Impossible Dream; No Place to Call Home; Tyranny of Minorities; Two Irreconcilable Camps?; Ways Forward; The Rule; What Candidates Aren't Saying; Failure of Term Limits; Open Primaries Deserve a Look; Misplaced Priorities; America's Place in a Changing World; Introduction; Complexities of Foreign Policy; Russians Being Russians; A Cautionary Sign; Unrest Here to Stay; Arab Spring and the Islamic Renaissance; Unscrambling the Middle East; Faith, Courage, Compassion; Introduction
  • Let's Stop Praying in PublicDifference a Life Can Make; What the Bible Says About Immigrants; Robben Island; The Irreversible Penalty; Erasing the Mark of Cain; Best Option for Ending Abortion; Early Childhood Education; Technology Renews Human Connection; Dream of a Post-Racial America; Reflections of a Christian; Appendix: Case Study of Light Rail in Houston; Introduction; Six Myths About Light Rail; End of the Line; What Do We Want?; Metro Does Something Right; Acknowledgments
Control code
1088991126
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781931721837
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1088991126

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