Fleeced (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Political Science - 352 pages
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Here are the facts:

The United States has released 425 terrorists from Guantánamo, at least 50 of whom have returned to the battlefield to fight our troops.

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton both say they're fiscally responsible. But each has called for $1 trillion in tax increases over the next ten years—and dressed them up as tax cuts!

Mainstream Media has been given marching orders from the Society of Professional Journalists: never refer to "Islamic terrorists" or "Muslim terrorists." And they are obeying! Whenever our brave agents disrupt a terror plot, The media dismisses the culprits as a gang of idiots—lulling us into a false sense of security.

If the liberals win the 2008 election, they will cripple talk radio—forcing stations to give equal time to left-wing programs, and insisting that liberals play a key role in station management.

Up to a quarter of all state pension funds in the United States are invested in companies that are helping Iran, Syria, North Korea, or the Sudan—for a total of nearly $200 billion.

The Do-Nothing Congress is still doing nothing—and the worst offenders are the presidential candidates Clinton, Obama, and McCain, who never show up for their day jobs as senators . . . except to pick up their $165,000 paycheck!

Is it any wonder that Americans feel fleeced at every turn?

As more and more critical problems develop that need national attention, the White House and Congress appear to be AWOL.

Who's calling the shots instead?

Big business, big government, big labor, and big lobbyists. And their self-serving agendas are doing nothing to help the ever-increasing number of American people who are losing their homes, paying credit card interest rates higher than 25 percent, and finding their jobs increasingly outsourced to foreign countries.

In this hard-hitting call to arms, Dick Morris and Eileen McGann reveal the hundreds of ways American tax-payers are routinely fleeced—by our own government; by foreign countries like Dubai that are gobbling up American interests and spending millions to influence government decisions and American public opinion; by Washington lobbying firms that are pushing the agendas of corrupt foreign dictators on Capitol Hill; and by hedge-fund billionaires collecting huge tax breaks courtesy of the IRS.

With their characteristic blend of sharp analysis and insider insight, Morris and McGann call offenders of all kinds on the carpet—and offer practical agendas we all can follow to help turn the tide.

  

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Review: 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

User Review  - Dachokie - Goodreads

Worth it for the Credit Card Section Alone ..., December 17, 2008 As I read these reviews, I cannot help but noticing that most of them reek of political rhetoric in one sense or another. I guess that ... Read full review

Review: 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

User Review  - Ronald Wise - Goodreads

This was one of the first and longest-lasting Obama-bashing books to make the New York Times best seller list, where it appeared for fifteen weeks before the election, and made a brief re-appearance ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
What Would He Do?
13
How the Liberal Media Downplay Terrorism
45
The Liberals Secret Plan to Muzzle Talk Radio
77
The DoNothing Congress Is Still Doing Nothing House Democrats Scale Back the Congressional WorkweekIts Too Burdensome
87
Foreign Companies and American Pension Funds that Help Iran Build the Bomb
103
Peddling the Agendas of Foreign Governments Oppressive Dictators and Foreign Corporations to the U S Government and the American Public
117
The Dubaiing of America
151
Released from Guantánamo They Kill Again
191
How Hedge Fund Billionaires Live Off Tax Breaks
203
How the Teachers Union Rips Off Its Members
211
Rerebuilding Luxury Second Homes in Flood Areas Again and Againat Our Expense
225
Why the Greedy Are Going Free
237
While Some Fight for Freedom Others Use War to Get Rich
257
Blocking Toys That Poison Children from Being Sold in America
269
How the Company Bill Clinton Works for Fleeces
285

Credit Card Company Abuse
163
Teachers Are Leaving the ProfessionToo Much Stress Too Little Pay
177
Conclusion
305
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Dick Morris served as Bill Clinton's political consultant for twenty years. A regular political commentator on Fox News, he is the author of ten New York Times bestsellers (all with Eileen McGann) and one Washington Post bestseller.

Eileen McGann is an attorney who, with her husband, Dick, writes columns for the New York Post and for their website, dickmorris.com. She has written extensively about the abuses of Congress and the need for reform.

Dick Morris served as Bill Clinton's political consultant for twenty years. A regular political commentator on Fox News, he is the author of ten New York Times bestsellers (all with Eileen McGann) and one Washington Post bestseller.

Eileen McGann is an attorney who, with her husband, Dick, writes columns for the New York Post and for their website, dickmorris.com. She has written extensively about the abuses of Congress and the need for reform.

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