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Catastrophe : how Obama, Congress, and the special interests are transforming-- a slump into a crash, freedom into socialism, and a disaster into a catastrophe-- and how to fight back

Author: Dick Morris; Eileen McGann
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the challenges facing America in 2009--from economic failures and two wars to what the authors describe as the world community's eagerness to take advantage of current issues--and assesses the Obama administration's first one hundred days.
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Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Morris; Eileen McGann
ISBN: 9780061771040 006177104X
OCLC Number: 391052116
Description: xix, 359 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Take back our country --
Part 1: How Obama Is Causing A Catastrophe --
1: Obama's war on prosperity --
2: Bank bailout that bombed --
3: Obama's mortgage plan that won't help you --
4: Obama's health care catastrophe --
5: Obama's blueprint for political domination --
6: Obama sends message: the war on terror is over --
7: United States sends aid to Hamas-yes Hamas! --
Part 2: How Congress Causes Catastrophe --
8: Christopher Dodd and Charles Rangel: from idealistic reformers to privileged insiders --
9: There is nothing like a name-Ted Kennedy, Jr, the senator's son --
10: Stealth lobbyists: the former congressional leaders who secretly influence federal policies and spending --
Part 3: How Special Interests Cause Catastrophe --
11: Sheer Chutzpah of countrywide financial executives --
12: Pay to play: no-bid contracts exchanged for campaign cash --
13: Slow surrender: how our banks and investment firms are opening the door to Shariah law and Muslim extremist domination --
14: How Bill Clinton goofed-costing you $60 billion --
15: Tarmac hostages: how airlines imprison you on the runway --
16: Silent catastrophe: post-traumatic stress disorder in our military --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgments --
Appendix: Complete list of TARP recipients --
Notes.
Responsibility: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann.
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Explores the challenges facing America in 2009--from economic failures and two wars to what the authors describe as the world community's eagerness to take advantage of current issues--and assesses the Obama administration's first one hundred days.

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