Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Senator Robert C. Byrd

Narrated By: Grover Gardner

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: March 2004

Duration: 7 hours 44 minutes

Summary:

In the months and years following September 11, Robert C. Byrd has viewed with alarm what he considers to be a "slow unraveling of the people's liberties", when all dissenting voices were stilled and awesome power swung suddenly to the president to fight a "war on terror". This path violates historical American principles, it shows no regard for the balance of power or the role of the Congress; it invades our privacy; and it eliminates public participation in and understanding of government. Swept along, we have entered a war without proper consideration and rushed dangerous legislation through Congress. Now is the time to regain the Constitution, to return to the values and processes that made America great. Byrd does not shrink from speaking the truth to an ever aggressive and imperial White House.

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