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Title:
Fleeced : how Barack Obama, media mockery of terrorist threats, liberals who want to kill talk radio, the do-nothing Congress, companies that help Iran, and Washington lobbyists for foreign governments are scamming us-- and what to do about it
Author:
Morris, Dick.
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Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Description:
x, 337 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Analyzes power abuses by the American government, wealthy corporations, and high-profile celebrities, in an account that addresses topics ranging from sub-prime mortgages and the secret purchases of Dubai to corporate salaries and the 2008 election.
Language:
English
Contents:
President Obama : what would he do? -- How the liberal media downplay terrorism -- The liberals' secret plan to muzzle talk radio -- The do-nothing Congress is still doing nothing! : House Democrats scale back the congressional workweek--it's too burdensome! -- Foreign companies and American pension funds that help Iran build the bomb -- The new lobbyists : peddling the agendas of foreign governments, oppressive dictators, and foreign corporations to the U.S. government and the American public -- The Dubai-ing of America -- The plastic fleece : credit card company abuse -- Teachers are leaving the profession--too much stress, too little pay -- Released from Guantánamo, they kill again -- How hedge fund billionaires live off tax breaks -- How the teachers' union rips off its members -- Re-building luxury second homes in flood areas again and again--at our expense -- The subprime loan crisis : why the greedy are going free -- How Halliburton rips off the Pentagon : while some fight for freedom, others use war to get rich -- Blocking toys that poison children from being sold in America--and being made in China -- How the company Bill Clinton works for fleeces the vulnerable elderly -- From movie lights to lighting up : how films induce teens to smoke.
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ISBN:
9780061547751

9780061547775
Format :
Book