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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This investigative journalist has an easy to read style, loaded with facts that yup he actually did the leg work billjonaires collect.
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Nov 04, Kurt Anderson rated it really liked it. And to get his way, the Vulture andd sued to stop the Big Banks from getting their own payments from the Reagan deal.
These contributions are their down payment on our democracy, which they soon hope to own outright. In an article published on Salon. I want to believe him, he raises many concerns that I think need to be addressed and protected Good quick discussion of how people are losing their right to vote through a number of means.
With two union jobs in the family when they applied, the Pratts should billinoaires have been given the brutally costly subprime rate, but the bank, according to the records, steered nearly every Black family into subprime.
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Did you find this villionaires useful? I like to believe that people are generally good and often do stupid things that they think are in their and your best interest.
My team cracked the computer codes and found the names of ninety-one thousand criminals—felons—Harris listed to purge from voter roles. Greg Palast uncovers the various ways the corporate elite are influencing the election, and how they might even be able to steal it.
It even puzzled his own henchmen. Probably a little bit of both. Then send it to all your friends. Evidence provided in the book shows how American democracy is already well along in transformation to oligarchy.
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.
It’s a sort of crash course on not just voter disenfranchisement if that’s a wordbut also the Koch brothers, the teabaggers, the Keystone XL pipeline, tort reform, campaign finance, Citizens United, so on and so forth.
But BBC Television Newsnight told me to get there and find some families facing foreclosure an all too easy task. It has to collapse someday Palast turned his skills to journalism after two decades as a top investigator of corporate fraud. That requires some explanation. Together, the two monster databases could, it seems tell them what every American had for breakfast, the name of their first dog—and, of course, if they were in foreclosure.
Billionaires & Ballot Bandits
Nov 26, Margitte rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are numerous researchers, media bosses, journalists, voters, and money spinners reeling from results of the election, catching everyone, including the winner, off-guard. Oct 22, Jessica rated it really liked it. It’s interesting to see how people work in the shadows to shape America for their personal gain and not the best thing for America.
Scary in the way conspiracy theories can be, but this story has too many verified fingerprints on it to be dismissed.
There is no such thing as a victimless billionaire. Another example of voter manipulation in the Democratic Party: Byhe was using the data for his boss George Bush.
Someone wants Detroit to fall to its knees, wants Robert Pratt to stay awake at night hoping against hope to billlionaires his bungalow in the warzone of 8 Mile. Jun 10, CaliforniaGirl rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. The purging of black voters – who overwhelmingly vote Democrat – partly entails matching the name of a felon, white or black, to a black voter with the same name, and striking them off the roll.
Man, did I enjoy it. This book is an urgent must-read for everyone concerned about the future of democracy. Now that I am an author, it’s still the kind of book I want to write.
A small book which is likely to make your blood boil. Sep 25, J.