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By Greg Palast

NOW a brand new YORK instances BESTSELLER!

A shut presidential election in November may possibly good come right down to contested states or maybe districts--an election made up our minds through vote robbery? it can take place this yr. in accordance with Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s investigative reporting for Rolling Stone and BBC tv, Billionaires & poll Bandits: the best way to scouse borrow an Election in nine effortless Steps might be an important e-book released this year--one which may retailer 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. instructed with Palast's no-holds-barred, reporter-on-the-beat kind, the evidence as he lays them out are unbelievable. What emerges in Billionaires & poll Bandits is the never-before-told-story of the epic conflict being fought backstage among the previous funds banking zone that also helps Obama, and the hot hedge fund billionaires like Paul Singer who not just aid Romney but additionally are between his key fiscal advisors. even though it has no longer been stated, Obama has proven a few spine in status as much as the monetary excesses of the lads at the back of Romney. Billionaires & poll Bandits exposes the formerly unreported information on how operatives plan to take advantage of the loads of hundreds of thousands in Super-PAC funds pouring into this election. we all know the money is pouring in, yet Palast exhibits us the convoluted methods the cash should be used to suppress your vote.

The tale of the billionaires and why they wish to shop for an election is matched with the 9 methods they could thieve the election. His tale of the delicate new trickery will decide up on Palast's massive New York Times bestseller, The top Democracy funds Can Buy.

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It was bad in 2000. It was worse in 2004 and 2008. But in 2012, it will be much worse. And in 2016, worse than in 2012. 2. “Why Obama Is Likely to Lose in 2012” “Why Obama Is Likely to Lose in 2012” is the title of a column Karl Rove wrote in the Wall Street Journal in June 2011. It’s not Rove’s prediction: this is his plan to make sure Obama will lose. That’s fine with me—if Rove prefers vanilla to chocolate, hey, it’s a free country. ” Here, Rove is not talking about winning by convincing black voters to vote Republican.

You don’t want to die of asbestosis. Your lungs turn to mush and you drown inside yourself. The asbestos company was forced to pay tens of thousands of its workers for their medical care and for their families after their deaths. But then Singer used his political muscle to screw down the compensation promised to the workers. He offered them peanuts. And, dying, they took it. Like the Ice Man, Singer the Vulture used the cudgel of “tort reform” to beat the weakened workers into submission. With asbestos workers buried or bought-off cheap, Singer’s asbestos death factories were now worth a fortune .

You don’t want to die of asbestosis. Your lungs turn to mush and you drown inside yourself. The asbestos company was forced to pay tens of thousands of its workers for their medical care and for their families after their deaths. But then Singer used his political muscle to screw down the compensation promised to the workers. He offered them peanuts. And, dying, they took it. Like the Ice Man, Singer the Vulture used the cudgel of “tort reform” to beat the weakened workers into submission. With asbestos workers buried or bought-off cheap, Singer’s asbestos death factories were now worth a fortune .

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