How did the Bush administration squander the political capital that Goldwater-Reagan conservatives took more than three decades to build? How did America go from having the strongest ecomy in the world to facing our most serious ecomic crisis since the Great Depression? What became of an American culture that once was guided by the principles of Christianity? Bringing America Home t only explains how we lost our way, but shows how our founding principles can help us find our way back. A native Texan, veteran of the Nixon and Reagan administrations, and former state chairman of the Texas Republican Party, Tom Pauken is the author of The Thirty Years War: The Politics of the Sixties Generation. He holds a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from Southern Methodist University. He currently serves as chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission.