By Michelle Malkin
Firebrand conservative columnist, commentator, net entrepreneur, and no 1 New York instances bestselling writer Michelle Malkin tells the attention-grabbing, little-known tales of the inventors who've contributed to American exceptionalism and technological progress.
In July 2012, President Obama infamously proclaimed: “If you’ve obtained a business—you didn’t construct that. someone else made that happen.”
Malkin wholeheartedly disagrees. Who outfitted That is a rousing tribute to the hidden American capitalists who pioneered daily innovations. They’re the little large issues we take with no consideration: bottle caps and glassware, tissue paper, flashlights, railroad indications, bridge cables, innovative plastics, and more.
Malkin takes readers on an eclectic trip of yank capitalism, from the colonial interval to the economic Age to the current, spotlighting awe-inspiring and little-known “tinkerpreneurs” who completed their desires of doing good by way of doing solid. You’ll find out how recognized patent holders Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain championed the nation’s certain procedure of highbrow estate rights; how glass production mavericks Edward Libbey and Mike Owens defied naysayers to revolutionize nutrition, beverage, and pharmaceutical packaging; how penniless Croatian immigrant Anthony Maglica all started his $400 million Maglite flashlight enterprise in a rented storage; and plenty of extra riveting tales that designate our country’s fertile weather for clinical development and entrepreneurship.
to appreciate who we're as humans, we have to first comprehend what motivates America’s traditional and amazing makers and risk-takers. pushed through her personal event as a second-generation beneficiary of the yankee Dream, Malkin skillfully and passionately rebuts collectivist orthodoxy to rejoice the engineers, mechanics, designers, artisans, and constant tinkerers of all backgrounds who include our nation’s spirit of self-made entrepreneurialism.