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  • Jun 11, 2010
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Thomas Paine was extremely liberal compared to the other founding fathers. The fact that a right-wing ideologue like Glenn Beck finds some philosophical connection with Paine is just nonsense.
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review by . July 09, 2009
In January 1776 Thomas Paine published a pamphlet called "Common Sense".   It has since been hailed as one of the most brilliant documents ever written in the English language.  Though he didn't realize it at first what Thomas Paine had to say in "Common Sense" would galvanize the colonist's resentment of the British government in general and the reigning British monarch George III in particular.   In the forward to "Common …
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"If you believe it's time to put principles above parties, character above campaign promises, and Common Sense above all -- then I ask you to read this book...."

In any era, great Americans inspire us to reach our full potential. They know with conviction what they believe within themselves. They understand that all actions have consequences. And they find commonsense solutions to the nation's problems.

One such American, Thomas Paine, was an ordinary man who changed the course of history by penning Common Sense, the concise 1776 masterpiece in which, through extraordinarily straightforward and indisputable arguments, he encouraged his fellow citizens to take control of America's future -- and, ultimately, her freedom.

Nearly two and a half centuries later, those very freedoms once again hang in the balance. And now, Glenn Beck revisits Paine's powerful treatise with one purpose: to galvanize Americans to see past government's easy solutions, two-part monopoly, and illogical methods and take back our great country.

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Glenn Beck is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Christmas Sweater and An Inconvenient Book. He is also the author of The Real America and publisher of Fusion magazine. He is the host of a tv show on FoxNews and also the nationally syndicated radio show The Glenn Beck Program, which is the third most listened to talk show in America. Visit www.glennbeck.com

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ISBN-10: 1439168571
ISBN-13: 978-1439168578
Genre: Politics
Publisher: Simon and Shuster
Date Published: June 16, 2009
Format: Paperback
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