For the two weeks before tickle-and-grope charges busted open on him, and before his resignation from Congress, our BBC Television investigations team was
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The White House knew [the levees broke] because the Army Corps of Engineers sent them photographs. Again, I want to emphasize that the White House had the photographs of the levees breaking, and didn’t tell state and local officials who had stopped the evacuation because the hurricane missed New Orleans. Everyone thought they dodged a bullet, but the White House didn’t tell anybody the levees broke and were drowning the city. — Greg Palast
Greg Palast is just unstoppable, and after you watch his remarkable new DVD, “Big Easy to Big Empty: The Drowning of New Orleans,” you’ll understand why.
July 19, 2006 Greg Palast is scrappy, intrepid, and indefatigable when he scents a scandal that needs to be uncovered. And as a result of these admirable characteristics in a journalist, he is unemployable by a news company in America. That is why he works…
And the GOP 4-step Recipe to ‘Blackwell’ the USA in 2008 Abracadabra: Three million votes vanish A Buzzflash Exclusive [Heads up! Catch Robert Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio and Greg Palast this next Saturday, June 10th, on Air America’s ‘Ring of Fire’ on the shoplifting of…
Last Wednesday morning Corrine Brown watched an advanced copy of our new DVD, Bush Family Fortunes, including the details on how the Republican party stole the election in 2000. After seeing these facts, Congresswoman Corrine Brown, a black woman w/ a height end sense of justice, walked over to the capital on Thursday and put on the record the facts she had seen.
Greg Palast, an investigative reporter for the BBC and the Observer (sister paper of the Guardian), is well-known among BuzzFlash readers for his expose on how Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris disenfranchised black voters in Florida.
Based in London (because tenacious investigative reporters are not valued in the U.S. media, he says) Greg is thorough, cynical and fearless. In March, BuzzFlash.com will be featuring Greg’s new investigative reporting book, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.” Greg Palast takes no prisoners. Here’s Greg as quoted in news release by the Institute for Public Accuracy:
“The California blackouts are a simple case of greed run amok. The big winners in this monstrosity are Enron — the largest career contributor to George W. Bush — and other energy companies who have strangled the market. ‘Deregulation’ is a lie — it is simply moving regulation from democratic government agencies to an unelected circle of market manipulators.”