By James C. Bennett, Michael J. Lotus
America’s maximum days are but to return.
We are in a painful transition interval. Our govt is crushingly dear, failing at its easy features, and not able to maintain its supplies. It doesn't paintings and it can't proceed because it is. however the inevitable finish of huge executive doesn't suggest the top of the United States. It in basic terms ability the tip of 1 part of yankee existence.
America is poised to go into a brand new period of freedom and prosperity. The cultural roots of the yankee humans return at the very least fifteen centuries, and make us individualistic, enterprising, and liberty-loving. The Founding new release of the USA lived in an international of kinfolk farms and small companies, the USA 1.0. This international light away and used to be changed via an industrialized international of huge towns, giant enterprise, huge exertions unions and large executive, the USA 2.0. Now the US 2.0 is outmoded and crumbling, whereas the US 3.0 is suffering to be born. This new global will deliver gigantic productiveness, quick technological development, higher scope for person and family-scale autonomy, and a leaner and strictly restricted govt.
America has made one significant transition already, and commercial the US turned an financial colossus. we're now creating a new transition, in an effort to shock many americans, and astonish the realm.
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America 3.0: Rebooting American Prosperity in the 21st Century—Why America’s Greatest Days Are Yet to Come by James C. Bennett, Michael J. Lotus