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Armed Madhouse: Part I

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Working Assets Serialization
06.13.06 - (Eds. note: This piece is part of a serialization of Greg Palast’s newest book, Armed Madhouse. Palast’s Armed Madhouse book tour is co-sponsored by Working Assets.)
THE FEAR: Including Marines in a tube, learning to speak Terrorist, Bush’s Khan job, National Security Document 199-I and Osama’s Mission Accomplished.
What are you afraid [...]

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A Taste of Palast’s Armed MadHouse: 1927. Again.

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

t r u t h o u t | Book Preview

Excerpted from Armed Madhouse, a new book by Greg Palast.
1927. Again.
The National Public Radio news anchor was so excited I thought she’d pee herself: The President of the United States had flown his plane down to 1,700 feet to get [...]

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When Ahnold Got Lay’d

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

[From Armed Madhouse,Greg Palast's new book out 06-06-06]
Peninsula Hotel, Beverly Hills. May 17, 2001. The Financial Criminal of the twentieth century, not long out of prison, meets with the Financial Criminal of the twenty-first century who feared he may also have to do hard time. These two, bond-market manipulator Mike Milken and Ken Lay, [...]

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No Peaking: The Hubbert Humbug

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

Guerilla News Network — Excerpted from Armed Madhouse
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
By Greg PalastSaddam had to go, we really should take a look at the theory that we went into Iraq to get its oil. A ride up “Hubbert’s Peak” will allow a clearer view of the real topic of this chapter: the geo-politics of [...]

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Why Palast Is Wrong - And Why the oil companies don’t want you to know it

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

Guerilla News Network - Excerpt from Armed Madhouse
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
By Greg Palast
Now that I’ve convinced you that the Peak Oil crowd is crackers, let me disagree with myself. We can’t understand the new class war unless we understand why oil, a certain kind at least, has in fact “peaked.”

We’ve long jumped over Hubbert’s [...]

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Cranks and Kooks: Kerry Won in ‘04

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

… Hear one of them - Larry David - Tell you the stone-cold evidence that, yep, George Bush store it in 2004. Again.
From Armed Madhouse, the new book by Greg Palast
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Hear Larry David, auteur of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and principal writer of the “Seinfeld” series, and Greg Palast reading [...]

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Yuan Your Social Security? The Soylent Green Solution

Friday, May 5th, 2006

The year is 2036. Bill Gates, by now only a shriveled brain in a jar wired to a blinking Vivitron, plays video games. Gates–or at least his neurons–doesn’t realize that he’s poor, kaput, about to be unplugged.
George W. Bush remains in a persistent vegetative state. He laughs, he cries and he defends the privatization [...]

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