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In Lying For Empire, Model shows not just how presidents lie but also how the lies are privatized by the public relations and media industries, moving audacious claims into the realm of "truth."
|Ch. 1||They just can't stop themselves : crimes against humanity||18|
|Ch. 2||Incineration as diplomacy : how Truman torched whole cities with nukes to score points||40|
|Ch. 3||The first banana republic : Eisenhower's dedication to destroying democracy in Guatemala||79|
|Ch. 4||Quagmire of deceit : Johnson and the escalation of the Vietnam War||113|
|Ch. 5||Worse than hell : Nixon paves the way to Cambodia with bad intentions||140|
|Ch. 6||Topple one for the Gipper : Reagan and the destruction of the Nicaraguan government||164|
|Ch. 7||The George H. Bush formula for war with Iraq : prevent negotiations at all costs||198|
|Ch. 8||The empire as good guy : Clinton kills civilians to save them||246|
|Ch. 9||Finishing the job : George W. Bush and the bombing of Iraq||280|
|Ch. 10||Psychopath number 43||301|
Posted May 31, 2011
After reading this book I decided our Fourth Estate is lacking in keeping us informed. Most Americans are so interested in only their own party they can't see our leaders through the trees. Step back and read what you should know if you are to be an informed patriot in our democracy.
Wish is was on Nook as an e-book since I'd like my sister to read it.