Ted Cruz's A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America PDF

By Ted Cruz

ISBN-10: 0062365614

ISBN-13: 9780062365613

Within the Senate, I've attempted to do issues: inform the reality, and do what I stated i might do. we should always anticipate that from each elected official.

Washington D.C. desperately wishes leaders who aren't afraid to inform the reality. And Ted Cruz tells the truth-about political collusion, a corrupted legislative strategy, and the bureaucratic limitations to truly solving the large demanding situations we are facing. Cruz's truth-telling behavior hasn't made him well known in Washington. however it has earned him hundreds of thousands of supporters nationwide.

Since his election to the Senate in 2012, Ted Cruz has refused to head besides the verified means of doing company in Washington. In A Time for fact, the outspoken Texas Senator tells his tale for the 1st time-the tale of a Cuban immigrant's son who made it to the Ivy League, to the very best courtroom bar, and finally to the U.S. Senate. It's a deeply own trip that starts off with Cruz's father's event of brutality in a Cuban criminal and ends with Cruz's discovery that Washington has neither the braveness nor the need to do what's had to guard the liberty and possibilities that gave desire to his father and hundreds of thousands like him.

Cruz discusses his function within the 2000 recount, assisting to choose a president he respects-and whom he must withstand a couple of brief years later while he served because the solicitor normal of Texas. He presents a behind-the-scenes examine his notable grassroots crusade for the U.S. Senate. And he finds the genuine tale in the back of his twenty-one-hour Senate filibuster, the place he gave the main recognized bedtime interpreting of eco-friendly Eggs and Ham in history.

Pulling again the curtain at the backroom bargains in Congress among Republicans, Democrats, and the lobbyists who maintain them in office-instead of retaining them accountable-Cruz bargains an inside of examine what has long gone so very mistaken in our nation's capital. yet he additionally makes an positive case that by way of reestablishing the rules of our founders, the possibilities for our voters, and our certain position on this planet, we will reignite the promise of the USA for generations to come.

A Time for fact is sharp, humorous, and honest.

What Cruz finds will win him few neighbors in Washington. nonetheless, that isn't why he went there within the first position

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The public needs to know about the vulnerabilities they may be exposed to in order to put sufficient pressure on their leaders to make them act in a timely and responsible manner. The absence of information does not necessarily mean the absence of danger; the reverse could be true as was the case in the above examples. In such cases, information is no longer just power, nor just a guarantor of an informed public discourse with its government, nor just an essential attribute for government‘s accountability, but it be40 The Right to Access Government Information, Democracy & Development comes security in itself.

Sz Abstract With advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), information has become a global resource of unlimited potential for all, and it is at the very center of democracy and economic development. In the course of their duty, government officials create information for their own benefit as well as for the benefit of the public they serve. This information is created with public money, by public servants who are paid out of public funds. Government information is therefore held by the government, in trust of the public the government serves.

E. e. the executive, the legislative, and the judiciary). Scheduler (1999)15, in his discussion of accountability delineated two main strands of the concept namely; the answerability and enforcement. Answerability implies stewardship and the obligation to justify one’s actions and decisions in the office one holds. In a democracy, it also obligates government officials to provide information when required or demanded by the citizens. Since citizens cannot supervise government officials on a day-to-day basis, they have mandated various government agencies with oversight authority, thereby giving these agencies legitimate powers to demand answerability from the office bearers.

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