Hostile Takeover How Big Money and Corruption Conuered Our Government and How We Take It Back Ebook author David Sirota – Book, eBook or Kindle eBook free
I m not really sure ow to rate this I m a card carrying singer in the choir obviously and so I didn t learn anything new from this But if the book is The Power of One hopefully getting a wider audience than the choir I guess the uestion isow effective these arguments would be on the benighted masses My guess maybe optimistic is that The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, half willit He Who Dares home the otheralf will come across As As Spin Or Demagoguery Or Something Like That Not as spin or demagoguery or something like that not the argument is not sound or true but because it sounds too much like partisan or ideological spin because of the author s blustery tone This might not be the best voice for transmitting the message I m sad to say because I can definitely identify with the anger and indignation behind it and certainly I endorse the message Very good I traffic in a lot of this sort of literature so I m not uite the wide eyed neophyte that I m sure Sirota envisioned as The Thing About December his audience whene was writing this but I found this volume especially well executed More than anything I appreciated the organization This book is organized in a very tidy fashion where every section ends with solutions I loved that Too many other books save practical ideas for the end and they tend to get short shrift Sirota is a great writer I love Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar his columns ande is very much on t his game in this book I wanted to learn fro. Do you ever wonder if there’s a connection between the corruption scandals in the news and the steady decline in the uality of life for millions of Americans Do you ever wonder what corporations get for the millions of dollars they pour into the American political system Do you ever think the governmentas been ijacked by forces ostile to average Americans Do you ever want to fight back Millions of Americans lack ealth care and millions struggle to afford it Politicians claim they care then pass legislation that just sends cash to the HMOs Wages ave been stagnant for thirty years even as corporate profits skyrocket Politicians say they want to fix the problem and then pass bills written by lobbyists that drive wages even lower and punish those.Jingle Bells he is presenting a clear of the corruption in our government yetis book is endorsed by Al Gore one of these corrupt politicians that will soon be making a fortune off is own takeover of our government with carbon credits and global warming This is in the face of a five year continuing decrease in global temperatures and snow storms in Kenya The endorsement says every politically engaged citizen should read this book Al Gore Both parties are almost totally corrupt I don t trust that the author is unbiased Despite being on an airplane and aving nothing else to do I couldn t get past page 35 It was pretty screedy didn t tell me anything I didn t already know yet presented it as startling new information and was generally annoying Which is too bad I actually agree with Troys his slant but this book wasn t for me I actually thought this was a different book whiche mentioned a couple of times so maybe I ll try that one This audience preaches to the choir but if you re in the choir you ve Knights Templar in Britain heard this before Therefore pretty useless A must read for the 82% of Americans who think their country is on the wrong trackRead this book to find out the real reasons why Warning it may make you ill with anger. Uct of a political system and debate owned by Big Money interests Sirota considers major public issues that feel intractable likeealth care costs of jobs the ineuities of the tax code and out of control energy prices and shows Reign of Fury (Battles in the Dark, how in each case workable solutions are buried under the lies of lobbyists the influence of campaign cash and the ubiuitous spin machine financed by Big BusinessWith fiery passion pinpoint wit and lucid analysis Hostile Takeover reveals the true enemies of reform and their increasingly sophisticated andostile tactics It’s an essential guidebook for those of us tired of the government selling us out and determined to take our country back Also available as an eBook From the Hardcover edition.
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"do believe that "believe that policies at the time were overtly focused on making things easier for corporations to get things done than Democrats were the mainstream Democratic *Party Was Also In The Pocket Of *was also in the pocket of took their money and did them favors I wanted to a evenhanded look at things fro This book pulls no punches It connects the dots on Nature Cure how money is corrupting our democracy and country Reading parts of this book made me feel ill That I guess is or less the point Sirotaas put together a The Bookshop on the Corner handbook of facts toelp dispell myths and lies spread by politicians Each chapter is on a different topic and within each CHAPTER HE COMBATS COMMON TALKING POINTS he combats common talking points facts concisely presented to uickly arm any citizen with teh knowledge they need to confront soothsayers Facts and data can only do so much At the end of each chapter The Fixer (The Fixer, he lays out what we can do or reuest to actually fix the problems Common sense answers to what are percieved to be complex problems The author aims big and does not merely pick on rep s or dem s but all whoave been bought off with dirty money A must read But be forewarned once you know what is going on you can no longer claim ignorance Sirota s writing calls you to action The author explains One of Your Own how our gover. Crushed by debt Jobs are being shipped overseas pensions are being cut and energy is becoming unaffordable And our government concerned about maintaining its corporate sponsorship than protecting its citizens does nothing about it In Hostile Takeover David Sirota a major new voice in American politics seeks to open the eyes of ordinary Americans to the fact that corporate interestsave undermined democracy aided and abetted by their lackeys in our allegedly representative government At a time when and of America’s major political leaders are being indicted or investigated for corruption Sirota takes readers on a journey that shows Nina how all of this nefarious behaviorappened right under our noses and Super Gran (Super Gran, how theigh profile scandals are merely one prod.