Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It. Peter G. Peterson illustrates the problem so that we may become part of the solution.
David Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States did what he does best in this book... He looks at our fiscal facts. The picture is clear, we are fiscally unsound, and if we ignore this issue long enough, we just might bankrupt America.
Laurence Lessig having served as a clerk to Justice Scalia and gotten his feet wet in the process of legislation and law at the Supreme level has authored a concise treatment pertaining to what he terms 'dependency corruption'. How a subtle and erosive virus has crept into our political system and like a termite infestation is eroding the very foundations or our Republic and the democracy it was designed to protect.
Current global warming is human caused. The real hoax is that people are being tricked about climate change from groups and individuals that either don't understand the science or don't realize the nature of the problem. John P. Reisman takes the debate head on to separate wishful thinking from pragmatic reality. Take a thrilling journey into the perfect storm of politics, perspective, security, economics, psychology and science in "Exposing the Climate Hoax."
John Hill does a wonderful job in the first part of this book explaining the context and history of our political development. In the second part he addresses how to pragmatically view some of the more challenging issues of our time. Hot button issues are typically used as a political football but all in all he does a fine job of illustrating the arguments and potential solutions.