Download e-book for iPad: Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 by Greg Palast

By Greg Palast

ISBN-10: 1609804783

ISBN-13: 9781609804787

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A shut presidential election in November may good come all the way down to contested states or maybe districts--an election determined via vote robbery? it will possibly occur this yr. in keeping with Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s investigative reporting for Rolling Stone and BBC tv, Billionaires & poll Bandits: tips on how to scouse borrow an Election in nine effortless Steps might be an important e-book released this year--one which can store the election. final week Billionaires & poll Bandits debuted at the NYT Bestseller checklist at #10 in paperback nonfiction.

Billionaires & poll Bandits names the filthy-rich sugar-daddies who're super-funding the Super-PACs of either parties--billionaires with nicknames like "The Ice Man," "The Vulture" and, after all, The Brothers Koch. informed with Palast's no-holds-barred, reporter-on-the-beat variety, the evidence as he lays them out are astonishing. What emerges in Billionaires & poll Bandits is the never-before-told-story of the epic conflict being fought backstage among the outdated cash banking quarter that also helps Obama, and the recent hedge fund billionaires like Paul Singer who not just aid Romney but additionally are between his key financial advisors. even though it has now not been suggested, Obama has proven a few spine in status as much as the monetary excesses of the boys in the back of Romney. Billionaires & poll Bandits exposes the formerly unreported info on how operatives plan to take advantage of the masses of thousands in Super-PAC cash pouring into this election. we all know the cash is pouring in, yet Palast indicates us the convoluted methods the money may be used to suppress your vote.

The tale of the billionaires and why they need to shop for an election is matched with the 9 methods they could thieve the election. His tale of the subtle new trickery will choose up on Palast's huge New York Times bestseller, The most sensible Democracy funds Can Buy.

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Tracking ballot-bending tricksters, figuring out how they game US elections and snatch the choice away from the electorate, that’s my job, my beat for more than a decade, for the Guardian and BBC television of London, and in 2008, for Rolling Stone. I started covering the election games in November 2000 when I got my hands on two computer disks from the office of Secretary of State Katherine Harris of Florida. My team cracked the computer codes and found the names of ninety-one thousand criminals—felons—Harris listed to purge from voter rolls.

So These Ten Nuns Walk Into a . . 30. Stuffed by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 31. Wiped Away in 8 Mile 32. Restoring the Billionaires’ Future Conclusion: Mighty Stream Tear Me Out: Beat the Ballot Bandits in 7 Easy Steps Tales from the Crypt of Democracy A Comic Book by Ted Rall based on the Greg Palast investigation Action Resources Media Resources Notes on Calculations A Hostile Takeover of Our Country by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. American democracy is under assault. In one super-PAC alone, Karl Rove and the Enron grifter Ed Gillespie, have assembled $200 million from big polluters and Wall Street moguls to buy the 2012 election.

This marks possibly the first time anyone has used Goldman Sachs as a PR cover. Happy ending? Penny’s gone, yes. But her poodle, Tim Geithner, and her policies, and the power of privilege, passed to Goldman, remain. 9. , nor the Ice Man invented the checkbook election. In 1972, there was CREEP, the Committee for the Re-election of the President. The CREEP-in-Chief was Richard Nixon. You probably know this story from the papers if you were around then, or from the movie, All the President’s Men, about the Watergate break-in.

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