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The Resource Bill of wrongs : the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose

Bill of wrongs : the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose

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Bill of wrongs : the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights
Title
Bill of wrongs
Title remainder
the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights
Statement of responsibility
Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose
Title variation
Bill of wrongs
Title variation remainder
the executive branchs assault on Americas fundamental rights
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout her long career of "afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted," the cause closest to Molly Ivins's heart was protecting the freedoms we all value. Sadly, today we're living in a time when dissent is equated with giving aid to terrorists, when any of us can be held in prison without even knowing the charges against us, and when our constitutional rights are being interpreted by a president who calls himself "The Decider." Ivins got the idea for this book while touring America to speak out in defense of free speech. In her travels Ivins met ordinary people going to extraordinary measures to safeguard our liberties, and she intended this book to be a joyous celebration of those heroes. But during the Bush years, the project's focus changed as Ivins observed how dissent in the defense of liberties was characterized as treason by the Bush administration and its enablers.--From publisher description
Summary
A critical expose of the American government and the Bush administration examines how the rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights are being gradually eroded and undermined and pays tribute to ordinary people who have gone to great lengths to protect those rights
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215467
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DLC
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Ivins, Molly
Dewey number
323.4/90973
Index
index present
LC call number
JC599.U5
LC item number
I85 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dubose, Lou
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True
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  • United States.
  • Civil rights
  • Executive power
Target audience
adult
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the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights
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Bill of wrongs : the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose
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Copyright
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-201) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
650956
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 214 pages
Isbn
9781400062867
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007025724
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400062867
  • (OCoLC)147985821
Label
Bill of wrongs : the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
650956
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 214 pages
Isbn
9781400062867
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007025724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400062867
  • (OCoLC)147985821

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