Good Intentions by Bob Zeidman

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Good Intentions is about a future United States that has become the ultimate nanny state. One man, Winston Jones, is chosen by the mysterious Fairness for EveryBody Society to be the next president because he has the required makeup—ethnic, racial, religious, sexual orientation, etc.—to “fairly represent the diversity of America.” The book is his reluctant adventure to discover what America is about and how to get it back to its real values. He comes across many clashing groups including “The Documented,” a group of legal aliens that refuse to break the law and thus get no government entitlements. He also comes in contact with Radical Femlamism, a bizarre melding of Radical Feminism and Radical Islam. All along he’s tracked by the Freedman Group, a collection of “subversives” who believe in free market capitalism and secretly run businesses without government interference.
 

About Bob Zeidman

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Bob Zeidman is the founder, president and CEO of The Chalkboard Network (www.chalknet.com), a company that provides training for high-tech professionals via the Internet. Previously, Bob was the president of Zeidman Consulting where he designed ASICs, FPGAs, and PC boards for various real-time systems. His clients included Apple Computer, Cisco Systems, Ricoh Systems, and Texas Instruments. He has written technical papers on hardware and software design methods, and has taught courses on Verilog, ASIC design, and FPGA design at conferences throughout the world. He holds a Master's degree from Stanford University and two Bachelor's degrees from Cornell University.
 
Published June 12, 2012 by Swiss Creek Publications. 265 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The partisan bent of the novel is clear—liberal civil rights activism and attempts to promote social justice, consumer protections and public health through legislation intrude on the rights of private citizens and hinder business interests.

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“You work for the good of all,” Winston Jones, lead character of Bob Zeidman’s political satire, chides a sidewalk rabble-rouser who demands the government lower taxes, cut social programs, and allow people to “keep the loots of [their] favor.” Jones, an official government “repudiator,” continue...

Jun 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Good Intentions

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