Why does this differ fromrnevery other hantXbookrnon our government?rn« ^^mcrnoo&c-^NrnClarence Carson pulls no punches as he explains why:rn”It would be a considerable fraud to do a book on American governmentrnwhich talked as if the Constitution were still being substantially observed,rnthat pretended that when Presidents took the oath of ofBce they intendedrnto observe the bounds set by the Constitution, that Congressmen recitedrntiieir pledges with the same intent, and tiiat federal judgs were still construingrnthe Constitution as it was written. In sum, any book on Americanrngovernment worthy of the name o u ^ t to make clear how remote from tiiernConstitution the government has become.”rnThis is tiie book. Which is why we believe that it’s tiie only book on our governmentrnthat Americans can trust today. Carson gives you all the basics,rnincluding:rn• The roots of the American system, botii scriptural and secular… key contributionsrnof ancient Greece and Rome . . . die Middle Ages . . . diernRenaissance… die Reformation . . . modem Europe and England . . .rnand our own colonial experiencern• The battie over die Constitution. The framers’ real intentions, as shown inrntiieir writingsrn• Betrayed, especially in our time: tiie letter AND the spirit of tiie Constitutionrn• How government functions at each level — federal, state and local. Therncourt system, from justice of die peace to die Supreme Courtrn• The changing presidency. The impact (for better or worse) of Washingtonrn, . . Jefferson . . . Lincoln . . . FDR and his successorsrn• The rise of tiie Welfare State. The staggering growtii of government spendingrnand bureaucracyrn• Massive departures from the Constitution in our century (on tiie way to thernLeviatiian state). How to get tiie government back on coursernWhat every American must know aboutrnour governmentrnCarson exposes errors and mytiis tiiat litter most otiier texts on our governmentrnas he refutes decades of liberal propaganda:rn• The God-derived “natural law” principles on which our government wasrnbased. How tiiey were corrupted, and finally abandoned. The secularistrnphilosophies tiiat took overrn• Why die Qvil War was unconstitutional. How it upset tiie balance of powersrnand led to unprecedented federal controlrn• The fliree events diat mark die “great divide” in American histoiy — evenrnmore tiian die Civil Warrn• Why it is inaccurate to call our system a “democracy”rn• The rise of “judicial activism.” The Court’s effort to drive religion andrnmorality out of public life. How Constitutional protections of religionrngradually became laws against religionrn• How new “rights” not found in die Constitution (e.g., abortion,rnpornography) were created by Court fiatrn• The dMerence between revolutionary and evolutionary socialism. How tiiernlatter dominated our government in recent decades—in everydiing but namernThis book is valuable for parents who want to correct die misinformation fed tornour children today. Homeschoolers will never find a better text.rnBut please, don’t think of tbis sanpiy as a fine textbooli. Tliiok of it asrndie perfect companion to your own ideas about wliere our countiyrnSHOULD lie liraded; and the ideal guidebool( for your own efforts tornrestore decency to government and society. Clarence Carson puts thernsources and the answers at your fingertqM.rnHow the Club WorksrnEvery 4 weeks (13 times a year) you get a free copy of the Qub Bulletin, wtuch offersrnyou the Featured Sdectran plus a good choice of Ahemates. Books on current issues,rnrdigion, educatnn, homesiWling, politics, diildren’s books, etc. — all of interest tornconservatives, -k If you want the Feadued Selection, do nothing. It will oomernautomatically. • If you don’t want the Featured Sdection, or you do want an Alternate,rnindicate your wishes on die handy card enclosed widi your Bulledn and return itrnby die deadline date. • The majority of Qub books are offered at 20-50% discounts,rnplus a diaige for shipping and handling, if As soon as you buy and pay for 3 booksrnat regular Qub prices, your membership may be ended at any time, adier by you orrnby the Qub. * If you ever receive a Featured Sdection widiout having had 10 days torndecide if you want it, you may return it at Qub expense for Ml credit. * Goodrnservke. No computers! • The Qub will offer regular Superbargains, mosdy atrn70-95% discounts plus shipping and handling. Superbargains do not count towardrnfulfilling your Qub obligation, but do enable you to buy fine books at giveaway prices.rn* Only one membership per household.rn/ ! ! CONSERVATIVE I ! ! BOOK CLUBrn33 Oakland Avenue • Harrison, N.Y. 10528rnPlease accept my membership in the Club and send me FREE thern603-page, $32.95 Basic American Government by Qarence B.rnCarson. I agree to buy 3 additional books at regular Club prices overrnthe next 18 months. I also agree to the Club rules spelled out in thisrncoupon. ecu L-101rnName _rnAddressrnCity .State _ .Zip.rnrnrn