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Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto [Kindle Edition]

Dick Armey , Matt Kibbe
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Former Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and leading organizer of the Tea Party movement, Dick Armey offers a Tea Party Manifesto: Give Us Liberty. Written with Matt Kibbee, President and CEO of FreedomWorks, Give Us Liberty defines the issues and agenda of the wildfire grassroots movement that is electrifying the nation, as it calls on fiscal conservatives to take back America.



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“My friends Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe uniquely understand what this movement is really all about, where it’s going, and why it’s happening now. Give Us Liberty is a detailed recounting of both the philosophical evolution and historical development of the Tea Party. . . . If you find inspiration in these pages, know this: You must get involved. The incredible burden of responsibility put upon future generations by our Founding Fathers ultimately rests on your shoulders.”

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"My friends Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe uniquely understand what this movement is really all about, where it's going, and why it's happening now. Give Us Liberty is a detailed recounting of both the philosophical evolution and historical development of the Tea Party. . . . If you find inspiration in these pages, know this: You must get involved. The incredible burden of responsibility put upon future generations by our Founding Fathers ultimately rests on your shoulders."--Glenn Beck

Product Details

  • File Size: 587 KB
  • Print Length: 275 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0062015877
  • Publisher: HarperCollins e-books; Reprint edition (August 17, 2010)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003UYUU44
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #349,844 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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41 of 52 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars must-read!!! August 17, 2010
By JFB
Format:Hardcover
This book was fantastic, I am so glad I bought it. I feel like so many of the people who try to underestimate or talk down about the tea party movement have never even BEEN to a tea party rally!!

FINALLY, a book written BY the people, FOR the people of the tea party movement.

Admittedly, I was nervous this book would be boring, but it was a really fun read....I finished it in one day! I loved the way Armey and Kibbe tell the stories of a select few individuals who planted the seed for the movement in the very beginning stages. I only wish more people would tell their stories.

It's amazing what can be accomplished when the silent majority finally gets up from their couches and makes their voices heard!!
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19 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book! August 17, 2010
Format:Hardcover
Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe have hit the nail right on the head with this book. This is a must read for anyone involved or interested in the tea party movement, its roots, and more importantly, its future.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book September 22, 2010
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
What a great book! It clearly defines the tea party movement and it's roots. Our focus is small government, low taxes and free markets and this book clearly delivers that message. This book is a must read for anyone concerned with the growth of government, out of control spending, national debt and taxes. After reading this, I decided to purchased the audio book from [...]. I have since listened to it about a half dozen times while driving.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Give Us Liberty October 4, 2010
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This is an excellent book that explains the Tea Party from it's beginnings to current day and is a must read for anyone who wants to understand what the Tea Party is all about. The stories of events along the way are depicted exactly as they occurred. I know because I was a volunteer at many of these events.Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Election Day can't come fast enough... August 18, 2010
Format:Hardcover
With his wonderful knowledge of the history of the conservative cause, Dick Armey brings us up-to-date on the current manifestations of the movement. Co-author Matt Kibbe brings an edge to the topic that will appeal to young Americans desperately seeking an alternative to the old ways of the two mainstream parties.

Reading GIVE US LIBERTY reminded me of an Abraham Lincoln quote: "Politicians are a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people, and who, to say the most of them, are, taken as a mass, at least one long step removed from honest men. I say this with the greater freedom because, being a politician myself, none can regard it as personal."
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Refreshing and very enjoyable! August 20, 2010
Format:Hardcover
I was pleased to get my copy of Give Us Liberty. It's the most accurate description of the origins of the tea party movement and what motivates its rank and file members. I thought Mr. Armey and Mr. Kibbe got it right when they outlined a road map to save America from the big government progressives.

If you want to understand what motivates the Tea Party movement and how it grew and developed read this book. It is written for everyone by those who are on the inside of the movement. What is most refreshing about the book is that Mr. Armey and Mr. Kibbe wrote it to explain and promote the movement not their own political futures.

I recommend this book to everyone. I just bought two more copies for family members.

Great book!
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring August 20, 2010
By Mike
Format:Hardcover
Whether you are an avid Tea Party activist or just curious about the political process, you'll find something interesting in this book. As it chronicles the Tea Party movement, the book also provides practical tools for average Americans to use to influence government. I recommend this book as both a good read and a great gift.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GIVE US LIBERTY: A Tea Pary Manifesto September 17, 2010
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An invaluable source for information on the history and growth of the Tea Party movement: how it started, why it has become such a force for political change, and how taxpayers, by understanding the principles which define its ethos, can become participants in the powerful grassroots uprising currently sweeping the country.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Teach Me
If we don't educate ourselves about how this country should be run, we will sure lose our freedoms. Right now we have a President with nothing between his ears.
Published 8 months ago by Richard K. Orr
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book
Dick Armey is a great writer! Really enjoyed learning more about the foundation of America.Would recommend this book to others.
Published 13 months ago by M. Parrish
1.0 out of 5 stars I expected as much
I. The book suffers greatly from a lack of focus and credibility:

a. The book does not make any real effort to explain Tea Party goals until chapter 4, and you can skip... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Hopeless with computers
1.0 out of 5 stars Unveiled Propaganda
If you are looking for some insight into the Tea Party, pass on this book. It makes no attempt at being fair minded, open or honest. Read more
Published 17 months ago by K. Smith
3.0 out of 5 stars Tea by Two
The Tea Party, according to the authors of Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto, was born on September 29, 2008 when concerned citizens from around the country took to the... Read more
Published on December 16, 2011 by Brian Denton
1.0 out of 5 stars Confused and misguided group
propaganda. Misguided and confused group of folks these tea baggers. Buy HELL NO instead and stand up to corporation run govt instead of becoming their pawns.
Published on September 7, 2011 by cc
1.0 out of 5 stars How to mislead the masses.
There is nothing about this book worth all of the bravado unless you want to read a story about propaganda and how easy it is to use ancient tactics to move a group of people... Read more
Published on September 6, 2011 by Honest to a T
1.0 out of 5 stars For Kool-Aid Drinking Neo-Facist Morons
This is pure propaganda and is full of hype. The true silent majority, of We the People, reject the far unAmerican, xenophobic, and ignorant who have fallen prey to this type of... Read more
Published on September 6, 2011 by Real Patriot
1.0 out of 5 stars Koch Whores go to Washington
What happens when a couple of Koch Whores get together and write a book about turning america into a 3rd world country? You'll just have to stay tuned and find out. Read more
Published on August 9, 2011 by gooboo
1.0 out of 5 stars Not worth the $$$
Give me a break...this book is a joke. Save the $$$ and take your kids out for ice cream instead =)
Published on April 23, 2011 by Mike Rothery
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