Rescue America: Our Best America is Only One Generation Away

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Greenleaf Book Group Press, Aug 1, 2011 - Political Science - 203 pages
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America's founding values and the leadership traits that embodied them gave rise to the greatest nation on earth. Their attractive power enticed millions of immigrants to leave the comforts and security of their homelands for the promise of hope, opportunity, and a liberty the world had never known. They also unleashed an entrepreneurial spirit that created unparalleled prosperity and spawned the greatest generosity ever exhibited by a nation or its citizens.

Upon this irrefutable premise, Rescue America creates clear and specific connections between the loss of our founding values and the current political, economic, and cultural problems. What is necessary, the book asserts, is a fundamental shift back toward a national embodiment of the three primary leadership qualities that sustain all lasting human institutions: gratitude, personal responsibility, and sacrifice. It is through the resurrection of these essential qualities in every American--and a rejection of the pervasive attitude of entitlement and culture of complaint--that the spirit of America will once again empower its citizens and inspire the world.

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About the author (2011)

Chris Salamone is a respected attorney, educator, and thought leader. He is one of the nation's foremost experts on next-generation leadership. A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Salamone founded and built three thriving education-based businesses, including the United States's premier youth leadership training organization as well as its preeminent law school preparatory program.

Gilbert Morris is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University with degrees in law and political science, and he has studied at Oxford and the London School of Economics. He served as a visiting professor of history and philosophy at George Mason University.

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