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Flyover nation : you can't run a country you've never been to, Dana Loesch

Label
Flyover nation : you can't run a country you've never been to
Title
Flyover nation
Title remainder
you can't run a country you've never been to
Statement of responsibility
Dana Loesch
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Radio host Dana Loesch explains that the biggest political problem today is that the people who run this country have no idea what life is really like for ordinary Americans. In fact, they have contempt for the very people they claim to represent. When the owners of a small pizza parlor in Indiana were asked by the local press whether they would ever cater a gay wedding, they said no, citing their personal religious beliefs. The internet responded with immediate outrage, posting death threats and vicious online reviews, and forcing them to shut down. All for expressing a personal opinion rooted in faith, in response to a completely hypothetical question. A new front in the culture war had been opened. When the owners of the pizza parlor told Dana Loesch on a Blaze TV interview that they might never reopen, Loesch started a fundraising campaign. Hundreds of thousands of dollars quickly poured in to support them. The people donating weren't taking a stand against gay rights; they just believed that a random mom-and-pop shop shouldn't be run out of business because media and political elites on both coasts caricature and vilify rural Americans. Most of the problems with our country today can be traced to a very simple cause - the growing disconnect between the government and media elites and the rest of us, the old-fashioned, hard-working, God-fearing Americans who are proud to live in middle America. As Loesch explains, too many people getting on their high horse about Wal-Mart have never shopped in one. Protesters outraged at small town cops have never been helped by one. Environmentalists who claim to want to protect the spotted owl have never been in the woods with one. Atheists who attack committed Christians have never sat in a pew with one. Loesch doesn't take aims solely at the Democrats; some Republicans in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail have also forgotten what life is like for the people back home. While these so-called leaders may have forgotten the people in coal towns and farming communities, the voters in those communities haven't forgotten Washington's betrayals. And it will show in 2016. "--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loesch, Dana
Dewey number
320.973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • Culture conflict
  • Mass media
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
  • Culture conflict
  • Mass media
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
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Flyover nation : you can't run a country you've never been to, Dana Loesch
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 227-246)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922909253
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780399563881
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016017440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1218076
  • (Sirsi) o922909253
  • (OCoLC)922909253
Label
Flyover nation : you can't run a country you've never been to, Dana Loesch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 227-246)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922909253
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780399563881
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016017440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1218076
  • (Sirsi) o922909253
  • (OCoLC)922909253

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