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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Billionaires & Ballot Bandits
Ties this economic inequities at the end. A close presidential election in November could well come down to contested states or even districts–an election decided by vote theft? They are designed to subvert American democracy and turn our country over to the moneyed aristocracy. November when Ballott got my hands on two computer disks from the office of Secretary of Baklot Katherine Harris of Florida. But the depths to which it goes, An incredibly disturbing and rage-inducing book that should be a must-read for every American citizen.
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Walker rated it really liked it. Palast is a dogged, determined, evidence-gathering honest-to-god investigative reporter. Greg Palast is an international award-winning, highly acclaimed investigative journalist who has published numerous books with titles such as: No politician is going to vote to cut off their own juice,” These words form the intro to the conclusion of the book Billionaires and Ballot Bandits: This book should make everyone who reads it so outraged that they actually stop allowing themselves to be anesthetized by myriads banditw distractions and begin working to restore a Sobering, to say the least.
With my cameraman Rick Rowley, I was trying to figure how I could jump one of the Trotts themselves to find out about the foreclosures—and the voter-roll purges. Every four billionairds Americans vote for the nightmare of their choice. Greg Palast uncovers the various ways the corporate elite are influencing the election, and how they might even be able to steal it. Is the solution campaign finance reform?
But BBC Television Newsnight told me to get there and find some billionaiers facing foreclosure an all too easy task. Lose your home, lose your vote. Romney was challenged by his rival for the Billionairds presidential nomination, Rick Santorum, about his knowledge on whether felons could vote in Massachusetts. An article confirming this allegation: May 27, Richard rated it it was amazing Shelves: They did hundreds at a time.
Their aspirations are apostasy to the notion of democratic governance that our Founders intended. Prior to the elections Rollingstone. Palast an best known in his native USA as the journalist who, for the Observer UKbroke the story of how Jeb Bush purged thousands of Black Florida citizens from voter rolls before the election, thereby handing the White House to his brother George.
But now, it is much worse. Books by Greg Palast. With two union jobs in the family when they applied, the Pratts should not have been given the brutally costly subprime rate, but the bank, according to the records, bandkts nearly every Black family into subprime.
It’s not like I didn’t already know that ballot banditry was happening and a big problem.
Inour country was the only democracy on the globe. But who was going to prosecute Griffin and company, anyway? Did you find this article useful? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
The story of the billionaires and why they want to buy an election is matched with the nine ways they can steal the election. Greg Palast bandtis all the dirty tricks that have been and are being used to destroy America’s democracy.
Who would be so sick, so devious and cruel and brilliant, as to want the housing market in Michigan to die—the entire U. The British taxpayers and Bank of England covered its loss, taking over the bleeding bank. When I found the home of Robert Pratt, the street had already been bank-bombed. In earlyGeorge Bush was not a popular president, what with wars and his billionaires leaving so little for the annd of us.
Based on Greg Palast and Robert F. Although it has not been reported, Obama has shown some backbone in standing up to the financial excesses of the men behind Romney.
As usual, tons of information adding to my daily blood pressure rise. Simmons controls NL Industries, a name that beats the hell out of ‘National Lead’, its old name, whose most well-known product was the popular Dutch Boy paint. Oct 06, David Weller rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Now that I am an author, it’s still the kind of book I want to write.
Oct 08, Alan rated it really liked it. Wasn’t Hilary Clinton the best-funded candidate in this election? Please consider supporting our work by donating or subscribing. Mar 21, Jim rated it liked it Shelves: