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Author Palast, Greg.

Title Armed madhouse : from Baghdad to New Orleans-- sordid secrets & strange tales of a White House gone wild / Greg Palast.

Imprint New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Plume, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.931 PAL    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    973.931 PAL    Available
Description 402 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The beginning: Like the Cowardly Dog He Was -- The Fear: Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf? -- The Flow: Trillion Dollar Babies -- The Network: The World as a Company Town -- The Con: THE CON: Kerry Won. Now Get Over It -- The Class War: Hope I Die before My Next Refill -- The End: The House I Live In -- Busted: --and how to steal back your vote.
Summary The "top undercover journalist in America and the funniest" (Randi Rhodes, Air America), hangs out the dirty underpants of the "armed and dangerous clowns that rule us." Feared from corporate suites to Osama's cave, Palast's old-style gumshoe detective work to dig out the info on the War on Terror, greed-dripping schemes to seize little nations with lots of oil, the hidden program to steal the 2008 election, and the media biases that keep it unreported are the meat and bones of this BBC television reporter's new book, is illustrated with dozens of documents marked "secret" and "confidential" that have walked out of file cabinets and fallen into Palast's hands.--From publisher description.
Subject Political corruption -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2000.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2004.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008.
Iraq War, 2003-2011-
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009-
Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009-
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009-
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-
ISBN 9780452288317 : $15.00

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