Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy

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Bribery...coercion...intimidation. Sounds like a movie review of The Godfather, but unfortunately we're talking about your federal government. So says bestselling author David Freddoso. In his new book, Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy, Freddoso exposes how the Obama administration bears a closer resemblance to the mob than to a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Laying bare the backdoor deals, threats, and pay-to-play schemes Obama uses to push his ...

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Overview

Bribery...coercion...intimidation. Sounds like a movie review of The Godfather, but unfortunately we're talking about your federal government. So says bestselling author David Freddoso. In his new book, Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy, Freddoso exposes how the Obama administration bears a closer resemblance to the mob than to a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Laying bare the backdoor deals, threats, and pay-to-play schemes Obama uses to push his policies on unsuspecting voters, Gangster Government proves that Obama is more concerned with protecting his friends and punishing his enemies than doing right by the American public.

In this shocking new book, Freddoso reveals: who really benefited from the auto industry bailout and the stimulus package (it wasn't the car companies or the American people); how Obama and his EPA cronies are setting up a protection racket to control fossil fuels; why trial lawyers will benefit from Obamacare more than anyone else; and much more.

Controversial and compelling, Gangster Government reveals an administration that is so corrupt, it would make Al Capone blush.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441780218
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/4/2011
  • Format: MP3
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Meet the Author

David Freddoso

David Freddoso has covered politics for six years and is a hard-hitting political reporter for National Review Online. Before working at NRO he worked closely with legendary political journalist Bob Novak on the Evans and Novak Political Report and worked as a reporter for the national news weekly, Human Events. He has a Masters in journalism from Columbia University.

MIKE CHAMBERLAIN is an actor and voice-over performer in Los Angeles. His voice credits range from radio commercials and television narration to animation and video game characters. Stage trained at Boston College, he has performed works ranging from the classics and Shakespeare to contemporary drama and comedy.

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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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