Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy

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“The Nobel Committee should read Gangster Government before it gives our president another peace prize.”—Ann Coulter, bestselling author and Legal Affairs Correspondent for Human Events

“Somehow Barack Obama has gotten away with pretending to be a good-government guy and a scourge of the special interests. David Freddoso’s Gangster Government is the potent antidote to this spin. With lively detail and devastating analysis, Freddoso reveals how the president and his ...

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Overview


“The Nobel Committee should read Gangster Government before it gives our president another peace prize.”—Ann Coulter, bestselling author and Legal Affairs Correspondent for Human Events

“Somehow Barack Obama has gotten away with pretending to be a good-government guy and a scourge of the special interests. David Freddoso’s Gangster Government is the potent antidote to this spin. With lively detail and devastating analysis, Freddoso reveals how the president and his administration use the brute force of government to squelch criticism, punish enemies, and even steal from those who stand in their way. Fawning journalists have likened Obama to Lincoln, FDR, JFK, and Reagan—this book shows that Obama is more akin to Nixon.” —Tim Carney, author of Obamanomics and Senior Political Columnist, The Washington Examiner

“David Freddoso, one of America’s finest reporters, has written a masterpiece exposé on Barack Obama’s first two years in the Oval Office. Gangster Government gives readers the detailed inside scoop on an administration populated by officials who ignore the constitutional limits on government while abusing the power of the state to reward their friends and punish their enemies.” —Terence P. Jeffrey, author of Control Freaks and Editor in Chief of CNS News

“Gangster government is always a danger, whoever is in power. It is a greater danger the more government is deeply enmeshed with the private sector and when its leaders believe that rules should be bent or ignored in order to benefit favored constituencies. So thanks to David Freddoso for providing a report that enables citizens to decide just how far gangster government has gone in this administration.” —Michael Barone, from the Foreword

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441780195
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/4/2011
  • Format: MP3 on CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Pages: 1

Meet the Author

David Freddoso

David Freddoso is a political reporter for The Washington Examiner and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Case Against Barack Obama. Previously he covered Capitol Hill for National Review Online and was a reporter for Human Events and the Evans-Novak Political Report. A graduate of Notre Dame and the Columbia School of Journalism, he lives with his family in Washington, D.C.
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Table of Contents

Foreword Michael Barone ix

Chapter 1 "Gangster Government" 1

Chapter 2 Stop Us If You Can: Saving the UAW 17

Chapter 3 On the Precipice: Obamacare 53

Chapter 4 The Most Expensive Story Ever Told 81

Chapter 5 We're Gonna Help Our Friends: Big Labor 117

Chapter 6 We're Gonna Help Our Friends: The Trial Lawyers 141

Chapter 7 "We're Gonna Punish Our Enemies" 157

Chapter 8 Recovering from Gangster Government 189

Acknowledgments 207

Notes 209

Index 249

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  • Posted April 4, 2011

    honest with sources cited.

    the truth hurts. not sure why if you do not like obamas politics you are considered racist and a far right extremist. i am neither. this is an honest look at what this administration has done, right under our noses. regardless of your political afffiliation you need to know how his policies are dividing this country more than ever and the price you and your kids will pay.

    18 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    obamas broken promises

    "gangster goverment" is very hard to to put down. the arthur has documented the many promises that president obama has made to the american people and has not kept them and the book also shows how he has totally ignorned the constition and goes into great detail to use the american tax dollors to bail out the gm and chrysler car companys went they went out of bussiness and there is also great research into the many tzars that were not approved by congress but have so much leadership over our country this book would make a great gift idea for a friend or family member

    16 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2011

    Allegations to Consider

    Freddoso has compiled a serious list of charges, and has provided adequate empirical support for some and circumstantial support for the others. Whether you voted for "O" or not (and I did), the material deserves careful consideration as the next election gets closer.

    14 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    This book is so carefully documented and fact checked it is difficult to ignore what we as citizens are facing today with big government. A MUST READ!

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2011

    Wake up!

    David Freddoso sounds a warning about the changing role of government in his new book, Gangster Government. He describes the policies, laws and tactics that have already reshaped interactions between citizens and their government. Beginning with the auto bailout, he reports the facts in a journalistic and engaging style. He draws on his prowess as a reporter to explore Obama's relationship with unions, his questionable treatment of political opponents and the Administration's sustained efforts to undercut the political process. While clearly not a fan of the Obama Administration, Freddoso uses factual information to reveal some deeply disturbing events. This book is not a political rant, but a well-crafted wake up call!

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 10, 2011

    Insightful book.

    A "must read" before the 2012 election. Looks like Chicago politics deserve the bad reputation they've held for decades.

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2011

    Good book

    A good book that can peel back the cover over your eyes. Helps you understand some of the corruption going on today in modern times.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 8, 2011

    A must read!!!

    EVERY patriotic American citizen SHOULD read this book!!! The America that our forefathers worked so hard to build is being destroyed by our corupt administration and government!!!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2011

    Full of truth!

    I fully recommend that everyone read this book, for the sake of a great country and a sound Constitution.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 11, 2011

    Ugh

    Another lie-filled hack job from the Republicans. Does anyone still believe this garbage?

    4 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 5, 2011

    Dishonest

    This really a scurillous piece of hate-mongering.

    4 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 5, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Ignorant racist fear mongering!

    Enough Said.

    4 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 4, 2011

    this book is trash

    trash i say, utter, utter Trash. Obama 2012!

    4 out of 31 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 4, 2011

    The most ignorant review that i have ever read!

    Bush initiated the bailout before he left office. How soon do we forget the mess he made and left this country in. Leave it to the so called conservatives to want to blame Obama. What he should be writing about is how gas prices stay on the rise while the price of sweet crude has not had a dramatic increase yet the oil companies that the bush's and cheney have significant and investments in are bragging about record profits. If you ask me the only thing theyre conserving in is their desire accept blame for this mess theyve made.

    4 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2011

    A turd!

    I disagree with the last review. President Obama has not "igorned the constition".

    This book is just a bunch of biased gibberish hoping to sell copies to right-wing radicals because it has a controversial title.

    Seriously, how can you honestly say it is not racist when it automatically connects Obama to thugs and gangsters. If he was not black those terms wouldn't be anywhere near him.

    He's not Straight Outta Compton. He's Straight Outta... Honolulu.

    4 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 4, 2011

    Bullsh**

    What a crock!

    3 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 11, 2011

    More Propaganda from Regnery

    Need to read a right-wing hack job? Pick any "book" published by Regnery. True believers fires are fed. The rest of us wait for them to just be quiet and go away.

    2 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2011

    unbelieveable

    hateful!!!

    2 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2012

    How much???

    I just bought this book for $2.03 on my kindle fire. I posted this once already but it mysterously disappeared from the reviews listed here.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 12, 2011

    Racism at its most thinly veiled

    From title to the final paragraph this book is about the idea that Obama isn't like ' us' in other words he isnt white.

    1 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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