The Conscience of A Liberal

The Conscience of A Liberal

Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda

Book - 2001
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"Never separate the lives you live from the words you speak," Paul Wellstone told his students at Carleton College, where he was professor of political science. Wellstone has lived up to his words as the most liberal man in the United States Senate, where for the past decade he has been the voice for improved health care, education, reform, and support for children. In this folksy and populist memoir, Wellstone explains why the politics of conviction are essential to democracy. Through humor and heartfelt stories, Paul Wellstone takes readers on an unforgettable journey (in a school bus, which he used to campaign for door-to-door) from the fields and labor halls of Minnesota to the U.S. Senate, where he is frequently Republican Majority Leader Trent Lott's most vocal nemesis. Along the way, he argues passionately for progressive activism, proves why all politics is personal, and explains why those with the deepest commitment to their beliefs win.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2001
Characteristics: xiii, 216 p. ; 22 cm
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0679462945
Call Number: B WELLSTONE:P WELLSTONE

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had you heard that this politician,in a plane with his family, crashed, killing all aboard, on his way back home to Minnesota. At the time of the crash I felt sure the plane went down as a result of conspiracy. But I look around, throughout the King County Library System catalog, and I find no book has been written about the crash . Or, at least, none the System deems necessary to the catalog. P.S. the plane in Malaysia that vanished has still not been found. So much for spy satellites, eh? I'm sure if the 300 occupants had been from the state of Washington, we'd make sure there were answers to the disappearance. could it be that liberals are the ultimate in cynicism? do you think what noise there is being made about 'helping the homeless' would be as loud if the social service agencies were not being awarded fat contracts, as a result?

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ellensix Apr 01, 2016

"Politics is what we create by what we do, what we hope for, and what we dare to imagine." Paul David Wellstone (July 21, 1944 – October 25, 2002)

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