Unshackling Democracy

Embracing Term Limits, Empowering Citizens

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Pub Date 26 Mar 2024 | Archive Date Not set
Amplify Publishing Group | RealClear Publishing

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When it comes to ending business as usual in Washington, Gerrick Wilkins believes the solution is right in front of our eyes. 

Wilkins argues the time is now to limit how long members of the U.S. Congress can serve—to replace the corrupting culture of political careerism with fresh ideas and innovation and to create the kind of “citizen legislature” envisioned by the founders of our republic.

Unshackling Democracy underscores this conviction and sheds new light on an issue that has been debated and deferred far too long. Using the power of storytelling and thoroughly researched history, Wilkins gives us a fresh look at the issue. It comes from a highly successful dealer and consultant in the automobile industry who sees professional politicians and elite policymakers who fail to grasp the perspectives of ordinary Americans who own businesses and constitute the workforce, wrestle with how to make paychecks stretch farther, and seek better lives for their children.

Wilkins decided to make a congressional run when the elected official in his district reneged on his commitment not to seek re-election after five terms. Wilkins asserts that term limits would encourage greater involvement in the political process. He hopes this book will encourage citizens to retrieve the reins of power from the hands of career politicians and restore it to the American people—where it has always belonged.

When it comes to ending business as usual in Washington, Gerrick Wilkins believes the solution is right in front of our eyes. 

Wilkins argues the time is now to limit how long members of the U.S...


Advance Praise

In Unshackling Democracy, Gerrick Wilkins makes a powerful case for why a three-term House limit and a two-term Senate limit would revitalize our republic and restore America’s founding principles. This book bulldozes past the typical talking points in Washington, equipping readers with the knowledge they need to fight—and win—a victory for term limits.

—HOWIE RICH, CO-FOUNDER, U.S. TERM LIMITS


Unshackling Democracy presents a clear rationale for the necessity of congressional term limits, blending history and modern examples to vividly illustrate this crucial topic. It compellingly argues that such limits are essential to curb political careerism, ignite innovation, and revitalize the spirit of true public service.

—ROD BLUM, FORMER CONGRESSMAN (R-IA)

In Unshackling Democracy, Gerrick Wilkins makes a powerful case for why a three-term House limit and a two-term Senate limit would revitalize our republic and restore America’s founding principles...


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ISBN 9798891380875
PRICE $28.95 (USD)
PAGES 224

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Anyone who is interested in saving our country and bringing it back from the brink where it is, should read this book. It is outstanding.

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