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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Bobby Kennedy explained the game: Oct 09, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: I have seen him on Link-TV and he has so much information to dispense that I needed to read this book to digest all of his facts and figures.
Palast’s last book, Vulture’s Picnic, was his best work when it was released. I don’t want to belittle the research Greg Palast has done but I just question how much of this is true. Corporate contributions grease the skids for politicians who mean billuonaires privatize the commons: Many balot for Romney go figure. Oct 09, Tyna rated it it was amazing.
Lose your home, lose your vote.
And the names of their victims. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In the back is a huge list of resources. Palast, who has led investigations for governments on three continents, has an academic side: I didn’t realize how many people out there were working against the American people to get their ways.
Oct 08, Alan rated it really liked it. Oct 09, Frank Hark rated it it was amazing.
The tone, while entertaining, turned me off a bit. Ties with corrupt African banvits who killed their own people and forced children to become soldiers are exposed. Palast makes the notion that the US is “spreading democracy” around the world truly laughable.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. There is no such thing as a victimless billionaire. Every four years Americans vote for the nightmare of their choice.
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.
A close presidential election in November could well come down to contested states or even districts–an election decided by vote theft?
And all I could think of was this: Nov 10, Frank rated it really liked it. And the money is talking; in 97 percent of federal elections over the past two decades, the best-funded candidates were victorious.
Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps
Babdits, you frighten me. Romney was challenged by his rival for the Republican presidential nomination, Rick Santorum, about his knowledge on whether felons could vote in Massachusetts.
Our campaign finance system has become legalized bribery. This was an easy read, but a tough pill to swallow. The carefully selected bag of sick mortgages was packaged up into bundles totaling several billion dollars. Jan 07, Dennis rated it really liked it.
Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps by Greg Palast
Oct 08, Renaat rated it it was amazing. 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, or not being fully switched on, etc.
Indeed, Massachusetts even allows some convicts to vote from prison. Jan 28, Helene rated it it was amazing. My question banditx, Why the hell are we running an oil pipe two thousand miles to Texas?