321.87 B924
The once and future king : the rise of crown government in America. --
Imp / Ed.:
New York, NY, Estados Unidos : Encounter Books, c2014.
xii, 398 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Preface. -- I. The fall and rise of crown government. -- 1. Rex Quondam, Rex Futurus. -- 2. The American president. -- 3. The British prime minister. -- 4. Exporting Westminster. -- 5. The rise of crown government. -- II. The pitfalls of presidentialism. -- 6. American exceptionalism. -- 7. Jack Sprat's law. -- 8. Taming the king. -- 9. Madisonian infirmities. -- 10. Tyrannophilia. -- Appendix A: The framers. -- Appendix B: Presidentialism and liberty. -- Appendix C: Presidents and corruption. -- Notes. -- Index. --
Tomado de Amazon: "This remarkable book shatters just about every myth surrounding American government, the Constitution, and the Founding Fathers, and offers the clearest warning about the alarming rise of one-man rule in the age of Obama. Constitutional amendments to redress the balance of power are extremely unlikely, and most Americans seem to have accepted, and even welcomed, Crown government. The way back lies through Congress, and Buckley suggests feasible reforms that it might adopt, to regain the authority and respect it has squandered."
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