America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation by Ben Carson

By Ben Carson

What's the United States turning into? Or, extra importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a imaginative and prescient for the issues that made her nice within the first position? In the United States the attractive, Dr. Ben Carson is helping us examine from our earlier on the way to chart a greater path for our destiny. From his own ascent from inner-city poverty to foreign clinical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson stocks experiential insights that support us comprehend: … what's strong approximately the US … the place we've got long past off track … which basic ideals have guided the USA from her founding into preeminence between countries Written by way of a guy who has skilled America’s most sensible and worst firsthand, the United States the attractive is straight away alarming, convicting, and encouraging. You’ll achieve new views on our nation’s origins, our Judeo-Christian historical past, our instructional procedure, capitalism as opposed to socialism, our ethical cloth, healthcare, and masses extra. An incisive manifesto of the values that formed America’s prior and needs to form her destiny, the USA the attractive calls us all to take advantage of our God-given abilities to enhance our lives, our groups, our state, and our global.

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33) Iran was e v e n t u a l l y sold a simplified v e r s i o n , b u t o n l y b e c a u s e a s t o r m of c o n g r e s s i o n a l p r o t e s t t h r e a t e n e d t o o v e r t u r n t h e d e a l if m o d i f i c a t i o n s w e r e n o t m a d e . E v e n s o , p r e s s r e p o r t s a l l e g e d i m p o r t a n t AWACS s e c r e t s w e r e t u r n e d o v e r to t h e Soviet Union b y a r a n k i n g I r a n i a n g e n e r a l , who w a s s u b s e q u e n t l y t r i e d a n d e x e c u t e d .

T h e p a c k a g e i n c l u d e d s i x t y F15s for S a u d i A r a b i a [ $ 2 . 5 b i l l i o n ] , fifty F - 5 E s for E g y p t [$400 m i l l i o n ] , a n d fifteen F - 1 5 s a n d s e v e n t y - f i v e F - 1 6 s for I s r a e l [ $ 1 . 9 b i l l i o n ] . ) (11) T h e Middle E a s t p r o v i d e s t h e b i g g e s t a n d b e s t p u b l i c i z e d c u s t o m e r s for American a r m s , b u t m o r e t h a n e i g h t y o t h e r c o u n t r i e s , all l i s t e d a s "close f r i e n d s a n d allies" in p r o g r a m j u s t i f i c a t i o n s to C o n g r e s s , c a n a n d d o b u y m i l i t a r y e q u i p m e n t from t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s .

5 billion ceiling w a s n o t all f r e e l y a v a i l a b l e for n e w s a l e s c o m m i t m e n t s . By t h e time t h e 1978 c e i l i n g w a s a n n o u n c e d , a b o u t $ 2 . 4 billion in s a l e s t h a t would c o u n t a g a i n s t t h e c e i l i n g h a d a l r e a d y b e e n a g r e e d to. ( T h i s i n c l u d e d t h e $ 2 . ) (42) A n o t h e r $ 2 . 6 1977 Ceiling 1 9 7 8 c e i l i n g ( 8 . 551. ^The Carter administration used ceiling rather than actual s a l e s 1979 ceiling f i g u r e .

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