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Liberty for All

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Americans are increasingly dismayed with a broken political system and the big institutions they blame for a Darwinian economy (in which it’s getting harder to get ahead). What they’ve lost sight of is the importance of self-reliance and personal initiative in every individual’s quest for prosperity. The Liberty Trap pushes past the usual go-nowhere policy prescriptions to ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published February 3rd 2015 by St. Martin's Press
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Scott Haraburda
Feb 13, 2015 Scott Haraburda rated it really liked it
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Liberty For All: A Manifesto for Reclaiming Financial and Political Freedom is a book providing its readers a unique way to view America’s freedoms. In a recent Gallup poll, the number of Americans dissatisfied with the freedom to choose what they do with their lives more than doubled in the past decade, ranking the U.S. 36th globally for freedom satisfaction and behind countries such as Cambodia, United Arab Emirates, and U
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As another reviewer mentioned, I started out looking for the political angle in this book and realized that the author isn't coming from the left or right. It was refreshing to read someone who calls out BS on both sides and also praises what both sides are doing right. I found his writing style witty and entertaining, though he is writing about serious topics. I've long believed that self-reliance creates more freedom and opportunities, although not in an isolating kind of way. There are good ...more
Emily
Mar 30, 2015 Emily rated it really liked it
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This book was interesting to me and had a lot of good information.

I don't consider myself a conservative nor a liberal, but I started off looking for "the agenda" in this book. I found none. It did not come across as politically driven. Rather, the author spends a lot of time discussing what I would call almost in intellectual liberty, as well as financial liberty. We tend to look at our liberty as what laws allow us to do or don't allow us to do. The author's point here is more that we limit o
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Feb 14, 2016 Russ rated it it was ok
He comes across as a curmudgeonly prat for most of the book. His best advice comes about 2/3 of the way in when he lists his new rules for success while deconstructing the old rules for success.
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