Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 by Greg Palast

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 via vote robbery? it can ensue this 12 months. according to Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s investigative reporting for Rolling Stone and BBC tv, Billionaires & poll Bandits: how one can thieve an Election in nine effortless Steps might be an important booklet released this year--one which may retailer the election. final week Billionaires & poll Bandits debuted at the NYT Bestseller record 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, in fact, The Brothers Koch. informed with Palast's no-holds-barred, reporter-on-the-beat variety, the proof as he lays them out are awesome. What emerges in Billionaires & poll Bandits is the never-before-told-story of the epic conflict being fought behind the curtain among the outdated funds banking area that also helps Obama, and the hot hedge fund billionaires like Paul Singer who not just aid Romney but in addition are between his key monetary advisors. even though it has no longer been pronounced, 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 information on how operatives plan to exploit the masses of hundreds of thousands in Super-PAC cash pouring into this election. we all know the cash is pouring in, yet Palast exhibits us the convoluted methods the money might 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 enormous New York Times bestseller, The top Democracy cash Can Buy.

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American Crossroads GPS, tax-exempt under section 501(c)(4) of the tax code, aims to improve society’s welfare by dragging Democrats out of their seats in Congress and removing The Black One from the White House. Let me be clear: whether Obama is reelected, that’s none of my business. As a journalist, I stay clear of cuddling up to candidates of either party. Who gets elected, well, that’s your problem, gringo. I’m a reporter, and it’s not my job to preserve Democrats. But preserving democracy, with that fragile little d, that means something to me.

Our campaign finance system has become legalized bribery. Corporate contributions grease the skids for politicians who mean to privatize the commons: to steal the air, the water, the wildlife, the fisheries, and the public lands from the public for their private profit. Oil, coal, gas, and nuclear lobbies can now rig the rules that govern our energy policy to reward the dirtiest, filthiest, most poisonous, most addictive fuels from Hell rather than the cheap, clean, green, wholesome, abundant, and patriotic fuels from Heaven.

Our campaign finance system has become legalized bribery. Corporate contributions grease the skids for politicians who mean to privatize the commons: to steal the air, the water, the wildlife, the fisheries, and the public lands from the public for their private profit. Oil, coal, gas, and nuclear lobbies can now rig the rules that govern our energy policy to reward the dirtiest, filthiest, most poisonous, most addictive fuels from Hell rather than the cheap, clean, green, wholesome, abundant, and patriotic fuels from Heaven.

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