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Thieves in high places : they've stolen our country--and it's time to take it back

Author: Jim Hightower
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A humorous road map for taking power back to grassroots America, by the populist radio host, offers a tongue-in-cheek analysis of today's government while sharing stories of people who have retaken control of their communities.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hightower, Jim, 1943-
Thieves in high places.
New York : Viking, 2003
(OCoLC)756194378
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Hightower
ISBN: 0670031410 9780670031412
OCLC Number: 52109621
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Kleptocrat nation --
[pt.] 1. Lost America (the bad news) --
1. BushCo --
2. Never have so few done so much for so few --
3. Bad apples --
4. The super-duper empire of King George the W --
5. Wobblycrats --
[pt.] 2. America the possible (the good news) --
6. Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building --
7. Legacy --
[pt.] 3. America the beautiful (the best news of all) --
8. A progressive optimist in the Age of Bushwa --
9. Public spirit --
10. Wal-mart : how to play beat the Devil --
11. Taking charge of dinner --
12. No sweat --
13. The road to privacy --
14. Don't be an idiot --
[pt.] 4. Epilogue --
15. Bob runs for president (a drama in one act) --
Connections --
Index.
Responsibility: Jim Hightower.
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A humorous road map for taking power back to grassroots America, by the populist radio host, offers a tongue-in-cheek analysis of today's government while sharing stories of people who have retaken control of their communities.

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