Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right

What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas
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Product Number: Z100096903
Released: Jun 21, 2015
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ISBN: #9781481595018
Narrator/s: Bernadette Dunne
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Texas may well be America's most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended by in the state's politics and attitude, and yet, according to journalist, and Texan, Erica Grieder, the United States has a great deal to learn from Texas. In Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right, Grieder traces the political history of a state that was always larger than life. From its rowdy beginnings, Texas has combined a long-standing suspicion of government intrusion with a passion for business. Looking to the present, Grieder assesses the unique mix of policies on issues like immigration, debt, taxes, regulation, and energy, which together have sparked a bona fide Texas miracle of job growth. While acknowledging that it still has plenty of twenty-first century problems to face, she finds in Texas a model of governance whose power has been drastically underestimated. Her book is a fascinating exploration of America's underrated powerhouse.

Author(s): Erica Grieder
Original Publish Date: Apr 23, 2013


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Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right
Product Number: BX00042748
Product Number:Z100096903
Product Number:DD7333

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Author(s): Erica Grieder
Narrator(s): Bernadette Dunne
Product Number DD7333
Released: Apr 23, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470897390

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