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Working the Pivot Points: To Make America Work Again Hardcover – October 31, 2013
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--Tom Daschle, Former U.S. Senator from South Dakota and Senate Majority Leader
"America and Washington, D.C. have always worked best when citizens and leaders reason together. This book offers a thoughtful approach for the reasoning process and recommends bipartisan solutions that should be considered for some of the most serious issues confronting our country today."
--Richard Lugar, Former U.S. Senator from Indiana
"Islam and Crego prove that concerned citizens bring a fresh perspective to analyzing and addressing problems in our country that appear to be intractable. This book is ideal for all who are interested or involved in policy-making."
--Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Representative and Minority Leader in the House of Representatives
"Frank Islam and Ed Crego make a powerful case for the importance of national pivot points. Their book is full of concrete, common sense solutions—like the creation of a national jobs agenda—that cry out for Congress to get back in the game of legislating, not just politicking. America leads if we take off our ideological blinders and make the most of the opportunities that are in front of us, and this book will help us do just that.”
--Jane Harman, President and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Former U.S. Representative
"Frank Islam and Ed Crego show how our past leaders have used critical pivot points to take challenges and turn them into opportunities. They make the case that government must play a role but that we need to change the nature of our public policy dialogue in order to refocus our efforts on these critical areas. This book is a well thought out call to action and course correction that will produce long lasting results."
--Charles E. Snyder, President and CEO, National Cooperative Bank
"The authors hit the nail squarely on the head with their pivot points perspective. The emphasis they place on the pivotal roles that manufacturing, innovation and education must play in ensuring a strong future for America and Americans is right on target."
--James Wall, Executive Director, National Institute for Metalworking Skills
"In this well written book, Frank Islam and Ed Crego provide us with an insightful and nonpartisan analysis of critical issues that we are facing as American citizens in the 21st century. Working the Pivot Points provides a useful framework for generating a necessary and important discussion about what to do about the problems confronting America. This is must reading for all—regardless of ideological or party preference."
--Alan Gitelson, Professor Political Science, Loyola University, Chicago
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