Billionaires & Ballot Bandits has ratings and 38 reviews. Margitte said: Jimmy Carter once said, “America should have a president as good as its peo. Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps. Greg Palast will offer any Pacifica affiliate 5 copies of his new book to use as premiums . Billionaires & Ballot Bandits names the filthy-rich sugar-daddies who are super- funding the Super-PACs of both parties – billionaires with nicknames like The Ice .
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Palast notes how Texan corporate raider Harold Simmons, who is known as “The Ice Man” due to his “merciless, cold-hearted tactics”, is now the number one donor to the Republican Party.
If even one tenth of what Palast writes is accurate, then you should sit your family and friends down and force them to read this. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Palast also, at the end of the book, suggests how you can prepare yourself before you go into the polling booth. These contributions are their down payment on our democracy, which they soon hope to own outright.
Scary in the way conspiracy theories can be, but this story has too many verified fingerprints on it to be dismissed. It’s interesting to see how people work in the sh I found this book very hard to put down and very depressing at the same time. Goldman did the honorable thing. So much so that Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney does not even know the law in his own state.
I read this book and found it to be incredibly scary in more ways than one. I don’t want to belittle the research Greg Palast has done but I just question how much of this is true.
Billionaires & Ballot Bandits
It was the kind of book I wanted to write when I became an author. And to get his way, the Vulture also sued to stop the Big Banks from getting their own payments from the Reagan deal.
Nov 02, Byron rated it it was amazing.
Now that I am an author, it’s still the kind of book I balpot to write. It was bqllot summer ofthe world economy and General Motors had driven off a cliff, and foreclosed voters, even those who had moved away within the state, would have no time to challenge the challenge to their vote—nor even, if they mailed in their ballot, would they know their names had been removed. A lot of this shit I was somewhat familiar with, from keeping up with the collection of Blame America First blogs and websites in my Google Reader, but it really took reading this book to realize the extent to which it’s all interrelated.
Our campaign finance system has become legalized bribery.
Jan 28, Helene rated it it was amazing. Vote for your dog if you want to, but make sure your vote counts! But BBC Television Newsnight nad me to get there and find some families facing foreclosure an all too easy task.
How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps in which the author leaves no stone unturned to expose the fraudulent electoral machine and how the crimes are executed to prevent voters from their civil right to vote.
But, in fact, Paulson would be betting against those very mortgages. Probably a little bit of both. Greg Palast is a wonderful writer, speaker and investigative reporter. Palast makes the notion that the US is “spreading democracy” around the world truly laughable. It will be interesting to know how Greg Palast reacts. Now, all Goldman had to do was line up bllot suckers with more money than sense, some big European banks that handled public pension funds, and get them to put up several billion dollars to join with Paulson to insure these shaky mortgages.
Want to Read saving…. In earlyGeorge Bush was not a popular president, what with wars and his billionaires leaving so vallot for the rest of us. He relentlessly provide ample evidence to this effect.
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But most were guilty of VWB: My team cracked the computer codes and found the names of ninety-one thousand criminals—felons—Harris listed to purge from voter roles. He also arms the reader with ample information on how to stop this from happening. This book should make everyone who reads it so outraged that they actually stop allowing themselves to be anesthetized by myriads of distractions and begin working to restore a Sobering, to say the least.
Read this book before the election. He showed how the election was rigged the same way. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
But now, it is much worse. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
And the money is talking; in 97 percent of federal elections over the past two decades, the best-funded candidates were victorious.