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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Feb 18, David rated it really liked it. I didn’t realize how many people out there were working against the American people to get their ways.
With a few links to the referenced sources, it might be a more reliable picture of the situation. It even puzzled his own henchmen. 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: When I found the home of Robert Pratt, the street had already been bank-bombed.
There are numerous researchers, media bosses, journalists, voters, and money spinners reeling from results of the election, catching everyone, including the winner, off-guard.
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 anv voter-roll purges. Corporate contributions grease the skids for politicians who mean to privatize the commons: Palast uncovered but I think his conclusion is all wrong.
Now that the disaster was avoided there is at least some time to respond without total panic. Goldman did the honorable thing. Palast turned his skills to journalism after two decades as a top investigator of corporate fraud. He exposes the purpose of a National Voters Role which is controlled by two of the most powerful companies owned by Republican elite, and how the Republican fronts man, Rove, used it as a echo chamber of fear, in the Voter-Fraud Hysteria Factory.
Man, did I bandiys it. Paperbackpages. I had to read this after the election because I think I would have had an ulcer otherwise. A small book which is likely to make your blood boil.
A must read for all voters. What intrigued me was how the GOP got ahold of the names of those facing foreclosure. They were now, in this economic death zone, nearly worthless. Probably a little bit of both. This book scares me for the future of America. I understand the dilemma of trying to bring billionaires under control, but just taking their money changes who we are and what we stand for. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Someone wants Detroit to fall to its knees, wants Robert Pratt to stay awake at night hoping against hope to keep his bungalow in the warzone of 8 Mile. We know the money is pouring in, but Palast shows us the convoluted ways the money will be used to bancits your vote. As a journalist, I stay clear of cuddling up to candidates of either party. There is a concerted, deliberate, and diabolical effort and intent by these nefarious, evil, despotic tyrants to deprive voters of their right, whether that is by incorrect “purging” of lists, ballot stuffing, rejection of allegedly “incorrectly” filled out ballots, Diebold Corporation voting machines simply malfunctioning, breaking down, bwllot not being fully switched on, etc.
And politicians want to keep it that way.
Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps
This is even better. All over America, foreclosure and vote loss go hand in hand, fist in claw. Can we win back our democracy from politicians baloot the wealthy?
Ties this economic inequities at the end. Nov 04, Kurt Anderson rated it billionairrs liked it. They are designed to subvert American democracy and turn our country over to the moneyed aristocracy. It has to collapse someday But the depths to which it goes, who’s behind it all, and WHY, well, that’s what’s really sick about it all.
Lose your home, lose your vote. In earlyGeorge Bush was not a popular president, what with wars and his billionaires leaving so little for the rest of us.
Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps by Greg Palast
Evidence provided in the book shows how American democracy is already well along in transformation to oligarchy. That was a quick investigation. And the names of their victims. 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 banduts restore a Sobering, to say the least. Nov 02, Byron rated it it was amazing.
As the house was effectively worthless and no one would buy it even if the Pratts left to sleep in their car, what was the point of throwing the family out? Feb 23, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: A massive attack on voters rolls to remove names, to block voters from casting ballots, and challenging votes cast should do it.
For my part, I have no problem characterizing these corporate-centric super-PACs as treasonous.
Palast makes the notion that the US is “spreading democracy” around the world truly laughable. But BBC Television Newsnight told me to get there and find some families facing foreclosure an all too easy task.
Former corporate fraud investigator Greg Palast previously showed how the US election was rigged through “purging” black voters off the electoral rolls.
My question was, Why the hell are we running an oil pipe two thousand miles to Texas? The British taxpayers and Bank of England covered its loss, taking over the bleeding bank.
Adn pretended to film some executives, following them through the security doors, into the main lobby, and up to Mr. Prior to the elections Rollingstone. Greg Palast is an international award-winning, highly acclaimed investigative journalist who has published numerous books with titles such as: