Armed Madhouse by Larry David audiobook

Armed Madhouse: Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf? China Floats, Bush Sinks, The Scheme to Steal '08, No Child's Behind Left, and Other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War

By Greg Palast
Read by Greg Palast and various narrators

Simon & Schuster Audio
6.22 Hours 1
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The bestselling author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy offers his most provocative and funniest book yet! Greg Palast has spent the last thirty years getting the goods on corporate con men and political hucksters. Now he and his special guests cut through the TV news babytalk in Armed Madhouse. Armed with more than fifty classified documents and confidential memos, Palast brings you the stories not allowed in The New York Times, including: Before invading, George Bush didn't have a secret plan to seize Iraq's oil -- he had two. Palast shows you both. In "Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf?," Palast reveals the horror and humor of the War on Terror. In "The Network," Palast gives you the skinny on the new global order -- and pushes Thomas Friedman over the edge of his Flat World. It was Palast, for BBC TV, who first uncovered how Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris stole Election 2000. Now he tells you that Kerry won in 2004 -- and that 2008 is already fixed. Who drowned New Orleans? Palast names names -- and adds some suggestions for fighting the new Class War. Greg Palast speaks truth to power the only way you can -- by letting the facts speak for themselves. Get the straight story on what today's self-appointed Masters of the Universe have in store for you.

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Summary

Summary

The bestselling author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy offers his most provocative and funniest book yet!

Greg Palast has spent the last thirty years getting the goods on corporate con men and political hucksters. Now he and his special guests cut through the TV news babytalk in Armed Madhouse. Armed with more than fifty classified documents and confidential memos, Palast brings you the stories not allowed in The New York Times, including:

Before invading, George Bush didn't have a secret plan to seize Iraq's oil -- he had two. Palast shows you both.

In "Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf?," Palast reveals the horror and humor of the War on Terror.

In "The Network," Palast gives you the skinny on the new global order -- and pushes Thomas Friedman over the edge of his Flat World.

It was Palast, for BBC TV, who first uncovered how Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris stole Election 2000. Now he tells you that Kerry won in 2004 -- and that 2008 is already fixed.

Who drowned New Orleans? Palast names names -- and adds some suggestions for fighting the new Class War.

Greg Palast speaks truth to power the only way you can -- by letting the facts speak for themselves. Get the straight story on what today's self-appointed Masters of the Universe have in store for you.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Mesmerizing, if it weren't so depressing.” Publishers Weekly
“Upsets all the right people!” Noam Chomsky
“Courageous reporting.” Michael Moore
“The greatest investigative journalist in America.” Alan Chartock, NPR
“The type of investigative reporter you don’t see anymore—a cross between Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes.” Jim Hightower

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Author

Author Bio: Larry David

Author Bio: Larry David

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Author Bio: Greg Palast

Author Bio: Greg Palast

Greg Palast translated his background in fraud investigation into a highly successful writing career. A New York Times bestselling author, his work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications throughout the United States and England. In addition to writing, he does regular investigative reports for BBC Nightline. He divides his time between New York and London.

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Author Bio: Brod Bagert

Author Bio: Brod Bagert

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Author Bio: Medea Benjamin

Author Bio: Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin is a cofounder of the peace group CODEPINK and the international human rights organization Global Exchange. She has been an advocate for social justice for more than thirty years. Described as “one of America’s most committed—and most effective—fighters for human rights” by Newsday and called “one of the high-profile leaders of the peace movement” by the Los Angeles Times, Benjamin has distinguished herself as an eloquent and energetic figure in the progressive movement. A former economist and nutritionist with the United Nations and World Health Organization, she is the author-editor of eight books. Her articles appear regularly in such publications as the Huffington Post, CommonDreams, Alternet, and OpEd News.

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Author Bio: Jello Biafra

Author Bio: Jello Biafra

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Author Bio: Randy Credico

Author Bio: Randy Credico

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Author Bio: Kevin Danaher

Author Bio: Kevin Danaher

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Author Bio: Brad Friedman

Author Bio: Brad Friedman

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Author Bio: Jim Hightower

Author Bio: Jim Hightower

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Author Bio: Greg Proops

Author Bio: Greg Proops

Greg Proops is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, which is back on TV on the CW network. Mr. Proopdog has a chart topping podcast called The Smartest Man in the World, which he has recorded live from around the world including Paris, London, Amsterdam, Oslo, New Zealand, Finland, Montreal, Brooklyn, San Francisco, Melbourne, Dublin, Edinburgh, Hollywood, a ship off St. Marten, and somehow, Cleveland. The podcast is available at Proopcast.com and on iTunes. Proops has been a voice actor in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and played Bob in Bob the Builder. He has been a guest on @Midnight on Comedy Central; Red Eye; The Late, Late Show; and Chelsea Lately. He lives in Hollywood. It’s not that bad, really.

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Author Bio: Amy E. Goodman

Author Bio: Amy E. Goodman

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Author Bio: Mark Crispin Miller

Author Bio: Mark Crispin Miller

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Author Bio: Randi Rhodes

Author Bio: Randi Rhodes

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Author Bio: Shiva Rose

Author Bio: Shiva Rose

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Author Bio: Janeane Garofalo

Author Bio: Janeane Garofalo

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English