A Time for Truth

  • by Ted Cruz
  • Narrated by Ted Cruz, Jason Culp
  • 12 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Liberals love to hate Ted Cruz. The outspoken Texas senator has a knack for getting under their skin. His quotable remarks - and even more, his principled stands on numerous national issues - have made him a political lightning rod and the most Googled man in Washington.
There is a simple reason Senator Cruz has dominated so much of the national conversation. Since his election to the Senate in 2012, he has refused to go along with the established way of doing business in Washington. As a result,he has become a voice for millions of Americans frustrated with governmental corruption and gridlock.
Telling the truth is a radical act in our nation's capital - a city dominated by empty promises, meaningless "show votes," and a self-protection racket designed to get politicians reelected rather than heeding the demands of the American people. Cruz has told the truth - about Washington collusion, a corrupted political process, and the institutional barriers to actually fixing the enormous challenges we face.
In A Time For Truth, his first book, Cruz tells his story as a Cuban immigrant's son who made it to the Ivy League, to the Supreme Court bar, and eventually the US Senate. It's a deeply personal journey that begins with Cruz's father experiencing brutality in a Cuban prison and ends with Cruz's discovery that Washington has neither the courage nor the desire to preserve the freedom and opportunities that gave hope to his father and millions like him.
Pulling back the curtain on the backroom deals between Republicans, Democrats, and the lobbyists who keep them in office (instead of keeping them accountable to their constituents), Cruz offers an inside look at what has gone wrong in our nation's capital. He argues that the need for change is urgent and that the only way to bring about real change is to revitalize the constitutional principles that made our country great.
It's a book that will win Ted Cruz few friends in Washington. Then again, that isn't why he went there in the first place.

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Inspirational

Senator Cruz's book is an instructional masterpiece to achieve the turnaround we so desperately need and desire by the majority of Americans. I believe in his personal integrity toward the American citizen versus so many others who have interests in the political party first.
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- D2283

finally a real Reagan conservative

He loves the United States and what we used to be (I'm sorry but it's changed) . It only took 6 years to turn our country hard left in nearly every way. we are no longer feared (respected) and our debt is beyond out of control. Don't get me started about our social changes (in a nutshell Godless) we are pushing towards. I don't know if it can be repaired during even 2 terms with a true conservative (remove moderate Republicans) but if you are looking for somebody who i truly believe follows through on his commitment and won't run hard to the middle if he is our nominee and CAN beat Hillary, Cruz is the guy. I don't say that lightly because i have kids and right now I'm afraid of what their future will look like. I pray that Cruz will be our next President. oh and the book is good.
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- R Eric Hobbs

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-30-2015
  • Publisher: HarperAudio