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Product Details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Sentinel Trade; Updated edition (August 26, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1595231110
  • ISBN-13: 978-1595231116
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (836 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #61,692 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“Most books by incumbent politicians are not worth the paper they never should have been written on. If, however, enough voters read Walker’s nonfiction thriller, it will make him a—perhaps the—leading candidate for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination.”
George F. Will, syndicated columnist

“With so many people already speculating as to who might be the front-runner for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s new book may be especially worth reading. It shows a man of real depth, and with an impressive track record that ought to overshadow the rhetoric of others, especially among the Washington Republicans.”
Thomas Sowell, syndicated columnist

“Walker’s timely book clearly demonstrates the essentials of talent and character in the ranks of state executives.”
The Washington Times

About the Author

SCOTT WALKER is the governor of Wisconsin and a leader in the Republican Governors Association. He was previously the county executive of Milwaukee County and a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Before that, he worked for the American Red Cross and IBM. He and his wife, Tonnette, have two sons and live in Wauwatosa.

MARC THIESSEN is the former chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a columnist for The Washington Post, and the author of Courting Disaster. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, Pamela, and their four children.

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438 of 550 people found the following review helpful By V S on November 30, 2013
Format: Hardcover
Union electrician here, I *will* be BUYING this book RIGHT NOW & will edit my post later.

Heard nothing but lies and garbage about Walker from day ONE from my Local, but I havent heard any command to do this from my Union (but they did illegally threaten me to sign the recall petition, AND left all around work on breakroom tables and work benches, using company email to tell us to sign it - which was also against company policy. Upon NOT signing it, I was followed around after ALL work I did, and reported to Human Resources for a "safety violation" which NEVER HAPPENED, and was almost fired while I was an apprentice. Who is the one causing people to lose jobs now? I pay Union dues for this?

I've voted for Walker AND voted for him again in the recall. All I hear is how the Union says we'll be a "right to work state" and we'll all be part-time employees. What a crock of horse apples.

I will be donating a dollar to Scott Walker for EVERY negative and fake review of this book, so please, KEEP IT UP.
IBEW Southeast Wisconsin.
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342 of 449 people found the following review helpful By Jane Black on November 30, 2013
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How unions encourage people to write fake reviews for this book "dont-waste-a-second-reading-it-union-pushes-flunkies-to-post-negative-reviews-of-scott-walkers-book".. Most of the reviews on here are phony and from Union thugs
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242 of 321 people found the following review helpful By george073 on November 30, 2013
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A revealing book by the man at the center of Wisconsin's government reform which resulted in the mobs of union thugs at the state Capitol in Madison. Walker's experience dealing with the union bosses as the chief executive in Milwaukee County served him well as governor. The pragmatism and political skill of Scott Walker and the Republican leadership in both houses at the capitol is laid out in this book. Walker was able to break the stranglehold the union bosses had on the entire state and local governments and turn a $3.6 billion deficit into a surplus. An incredible turn around from the previous administration for the taxpayers in Wisconsin!

LB.
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266 of 354 people found the following review helpful By Karen Rosa on November 30, 2013
Format: Hardcover
I haven't read it, but think you should know that most of these reviews are written by people who have not yet read the book (negative and positive reviews). A union Facebook page is calling on its members to negatively review the book in hopes of lowering the overall rating - even cheering that it went from 2.5 stars to 2 stars ([...]). That's pretty sickening. Review the book on its content, not your political affiliation.

Look for reviews that cite page numbers or specifics, not the content that has been taken out of context and linked on the union's Facebook page.
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215 of 287 people found the following review helpful By Crafty Lady on November 30, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition
Living in Wisconsin, I consider Gov. Walker a hero! Who else has challenged the unions? Certainly Gov. Doyle didn't balance the budget! Read "Bullies" and you will see who is against Walker and will do anything to bring him down.
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48 of 63 people found the following review helpful By A. M. Herrera on December 2, 2013
Format: Hardcover
Not living in Wisconsin, I wanted to see what all the fuss about Scott Walker was about. What a refreshing read!!! Governor Walker was definitely not intimidated by the myriad of unions against him. He was elected once, recalled, and then overwhelmingly re-elected again as a result of the recall. This is certainly the strongest message yet sent by the voters of Wisconsin. It appears they are on the right track again. And shame shame shame on the democrats who fled their state instead of doing their job and voting. All those shenanigans did nothing to stop the inevitable. You made yourselves look ridiculous and came off as sour pusses. None of the horrible things the unions said would happen have come to fruitation. Additionally, school districts in Wisconsin are no longer held hostage by teacher's unions who sadly do not look out for the best interest of their students, but rather their pocketbooks. This has enriched the school districts immensely. No longer are the unions the sole purveyor of health benefits saving districts thousands and thousands of dollars. And what a boost for the educator's pockebook to no longer being forced to pay dues to a union they do not want to belong to. But, if unions are your thing, you can belong. That's CHOICE. Now, if we could just get Scott Walker to move to California, maybe this once great golden state would stand a chance to regain its glory.
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23 of 29 people found the following review helpful By GERALD C LORITZ on December 3, 2013
Format: Hardcover
Scott Walker is a man of high integrity and guts. In his book he clearly provides examples of his fortitude in spite of resistance and threatening behavior of his opponents. This is a good read to identify what we need for leadership.
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23 of 29 people found the following review helpful By AP on December 3, 2013
Format: Hardcover
I did listen to the audio version on a recent road trip. I strongly encourage everyone to hear his story. Despite the horrid treatment he and his family endured, and continue to endure, he continues to be positive. Very impressive-
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