Profiles In Corruption

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: When a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact. For over a decade, the work of six-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe. Clinton Cash revealed the Clintons’ international money flow, exposed global corruption, and sparked an FBI investigation. Secret Empires exposed bipartisan corruption and launched congressional investigations. And Throw Them All Out and Extortion prompted passage of the STOCK Act. Indeed, Schweizer’s “follow the money” bombshell revelations have been featured on the front pages of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and regularly appear on national news programs, including 60 Minutes. Now Schweizer and his team of seasoned investigators turn their focus to the nation’s top progressives—politicians who strive to acquire more government power to achieve their political ends. Can they be trusted with more power? In Profiles in Corruption, Schweizer offers a deep-dive investigation into the private finances, and secrets deals of some of America’s top political leaders. And, as usual, he doesn’t disappoint, with never-before-reported revelations that uncover corruption and abuse of power—all backed up by a mountain of corporate documents and legal filings from around the globe. Learn about how they are making sweetheart deals, generating side income, bending the law to their own benefits, using legislation to advance their own interests, and much more. Profiles in Corruption contains tomorrow’s headlines.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Peter Schweizer
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2020-01-21
File : 325 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780062897923


Summary Of Peter Schweizer S Profiles In Corruption

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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 The Clintons’ corruptions began to snowball as they gained power in Washington. They used their public office for personal gain, and ignored conflict of interest guidelines. Their donations to the Clinton Foundation plummeted following Hillary Clinton’s loss in the 2016 election. #2 All the King’s Men is a study in how politicians can wrap their public acts in the glory of the public good, while actually leveraging power for themselves. The Boss is the perfect example of the crusading politician who says he wants to change the system, but ultimately crusades for his own advancement and that of those close to him. #3 The larger divide in America today is not between those with and without wealth, but between those with and without political power. And it is this power inequality that is the most dangerous. #4 Progressives have positioned themselves as more concerned with pursuing their goals than exploring the problems that come with misuse of that power. They have rarely been concerned about the abuse of power by others, and have instead focused on creating new opportunities for leverage and corruption.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Everest Media,
Publisher : Everest Media LLC
Release : 2022-03-26T22:59:00Z
File : 37 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781669365754


Throw Them All Out

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The author of The Bushes offers his views on the corruption that he believes runs rampant in the American government.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Peter Schweizer
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2011
File : 246 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780547573144


Extortion

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Argues that politicians in Congress are extorting money from corporations and the people and then use it to buy each other's votes.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Peter Schweizer
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2013
File : 261 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780544103344


Secret Empires

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#1 New York Times Bestseller! Peter Schweizer has been fighting corruption—and winning—for years. In Throw Them All Out, he exposed insider trading by members of Congress, leading to the passage of the STOCK Act. In Extortion, he uncovered how politicians use mafia-like tactics to enrich themselves. And in Clinton Cash, he revealed the Clintons’ massive money machine and sparked an FBI investigation. Now he explains how a new corruption has taken hold, involving larger sums of money than ever before. Stuffing tens of thousands of dollars into a freezer has morphed into multibillion-dollar equity deals done in the dark corners of the world. An American bank opening in China would be prohibited by US law from hiring a slew of family members of top Chinese politicians. However, a Chinese bank opening in America can hire anyone it wants. It can even invite the friends and families of American politicians to invest in can’t-lose deals. President Donald Trump’s children have made front pages across the world for their dicey transactions. However, the media has barely looked into questionable deals made by those close to Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Mitch McConnell, and lesser-known politicians who have been in the game longer. In many parts of the world, the children of powerful political figures go into business and profit handsomely, not necessarily because they are good at it, but because people want to curry favor with their influential parents. This is a relatively new phenomenon in the United States. But for relatives of some prominent political families, we may already be talking about hundreds of millions of dollars. Deeply researched and packed with shocking revelations, Secret Empires identifies public servants who cannot be trusted and provides a path toward a more accountable government.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Peter Schweizer
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2019-03-26
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780062943347


Do As I Say Not As I Do

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“I don’t own a single share of stock.” —Michael Moore Members of the liberal left exude an air of moral certitude. They pride themselves on being selflessly committed to the highest ideals and seem particularly confident of the purity of their motives and the evil nature of their opponents. To correct economic and social injustice, liberals support a whole litany of policies and principles: progressive taxes, affirmative action, greater regulation of corporations, raising the inheritance tax, strict environmental regulations, children’s rights, consumer rights, and much, much more. But do they actually live by these beliefs? Peter Schweizer decided to investigate in depth the private lives of some prominent liberals: politicians like the Clintons, Nancy Pelosi, the Kennedys, and Ralph Nader; commentators like Michael Moore, Al Franken, Noam Chomsky, and Cornel West; entertainers and philanthropists like Barbra Streisand and George Soros. Using everything from real estate transactions, IRS records, court depositions, and their own public statements, he sought to examine whether they really live by the principles they so confidently advocate. What he found was a long list of glaring contradictions. Michael Moore denounces oil and defense contractors as war profiteers. He also claims to have no stock portfolio, yet he owns shares in Halliburton, Boeing, and Honeywell and does his postproduction film work in Canada to avoid paying union wages in the United States. Noam Chomsky opposes the very concept of private property and calls the Pentagon “the worst institution in human history,” yet he and his wife have made millions of dollars in contract work for the Department of Defense and own two luxurious homes. Barbra Streisand prides herself as an environmental activist, yet she owns shares in a notorious strip-mining company. Hillary Clinton supports the right of thirteen-year-old girls to have abortions without parental consent, yet she forbade thirteen-year-old Chelsea to pierce her ears and enrolled her in a school that would not distribute condoms to minors. Nancy Pelosi received the 2002 Cesar Chavez Award from the United Farm Workers, yet she and her husband own a Napa Valley vineyard that uses nonunion labor. Schweizer’s conclusion is simple: liberalism in the end forces its adherents to become hypocrites. They adopt one pose in public, but when it comes to what matters most in their own lives—their property, their privacy, and their children—they jettison their liberal principles and embrace conservative ones. Schweizer thus exposes the contradiction at the core of liberalism: if these ideas don’t work for the very individuals who promote them, how can they work for the rest of us?

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Peter Schweizer
Publisher : Anchor
Release : 2006-10-10
File : 274 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780767919029


A Spectacle Of Corruption

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Benjamin Weaver, the quick-witted pugilist turned private investigator, returns in David Liss’s sequel to the Edgar Award–winning novel, A Conspiracy of Paper. “[A] wonderful book . . . every bit as good as [Liss’s] remarkable debut . . . easily one of the year’s best.”—The Boston Globe Moments after his conviction for a murder he did not commit, at a trial presided over by a judge determined to find him guilty, Benjamin Weaver is accosted by a stranger who cunningly slips a lockpick and a file into his hands. In an instant he understands two things: Someone wants him to hang—and another equally mysterious agent is determined to see him free. After a daring escape from eighteenth-century London’s most notorious prison, Weaver must face another challenge: to prove himself innocent when the corrupt courts have shown they care nothing for justice. Unable to show his face in public, Weaver pursues his inquiry disguised as a wealthy merchant seeking to involve himself in the contentious world of politics. Desperately navigating a labyrinth of schemers, crime lords, assassins, and spies, Weaver learns that in an election year, little is what it seems and the truth comes at a staggeringly high cost. Praise for A Spectacle of Corruption “[A] rousing sequel of historical, intellectual suspense. ”—San Antonio Express-News “Liss is a superb writer who evokes the squalor of London with Hogarthian gusto.”—People “In Benjamin Weaver, Mr. Liss has created a multifaceted character and a wonderful narrator.”—The New York Sun

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Genre : Fiction
Author : David Liss
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2004-03-16
File : 418 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781588362421


Very Bad People

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***** 'Reads like a John le Carré novel but is, in fact, very real.' - The Big Issue 'Very Bad People would be a hugely enjoyable thriller if it wasn't all true.' - Isabella Tree, author of Wilding 'Global Witness are fearless.' - Gordon Roddick, Campaigner and Co-Founder of the Body Shop 'Part true crime tale, part investigative procedural, this is the account of the brilliant and necessary superheroes of Global Witness, whose superpower is the truth.' - Edward Zwick, Director of Blood Diamond 'Very Bad People reads like a non-stop high-speed chase as our fighters against corruption hunt down a litany of criminals and con-men, some on the fringes of our society, some embedded high up within it. It's a great story and an important one.' - David Farr, Screenwriter, The Night Manager 'The story told in this book of three youthful idealists who go from eating cold baked beans in a drafty London flat to the Thai-Cambodian border where they posed as traders in illegally felled timber is simply riveting. Don't miss it.' - Misha Glenny, author of McMafia 'Alley has produced a clear-eyed account of a world poisoned by dark money, and a welcome reminder that resistance is possible. As it turns out, his book is even more timely than he could have hoped.' - Irish Times 'This book is inspirational. It shows how young people with sufficient passion and intelligence have the capacity to go after some of the most powerful governments and corporations and shame, humiliate and just push governments to support important reforms that can make this a more decent world.' - Frank Vogl, Co-Founder of Transparency International Arms trafficking, offshore accounts and luxury property deals. Super-yachts, private jets and super-car collections. Blood diamonds, suspect oil deals, deforestation and murder. This is the world of Global Witness, the award-winning organisation dedicated to rooting out worldwide corruption. And this is co-founder Patrick Alley's revealing inside track on a breath-taking catalogue of modern super-crimes - and the 'shadow network' that enables them. VERY BAD PEOPLE is about following the money, going undercover in the world's most dangerous places, and bringing down the people behind the crimes. Case by case we see maverick investigators pitched against warlords, grifters and super-villains who bear every resemblance to The Night Manager's Richard Roper. One dictator's son spent $700 million in just four years on his luxury lifestyle. As they unravel crooked deals of labyrinthine complexity, the team encounter well-known corporations whose operations are no less criminal than the Mafia. This network of lawyers, bankers and real estate agents help park dirty money in London, New York, or in offshore accounts, safe from prying eyes. Patrick Alley's book is a brilliant, authoritative and fearless investigation into the darkest workings of our world - and an inspiration to all of us who want to fight back.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Patrick Alley
Publisher : Monoray
Release : 2022-03-17
File : 394 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781913183516


Lessons In Corruption

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He was eighteen. The heir to a notorious, criminal MC. And my student. There was no way I could get involved. No way I could stay involved. Then, no way I could get out alive. An MC student/teacher romance.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Giana Darling
Publisher :
Release : 2018-12-17
File : 380 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0995065071


Corrupt

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“Within these incendiary pages, Dick Morris, America’s reigning Dean of political strategy and tactics, completely unmasks the treasonous behavior of arguably the worst first family to ever darken the doors of the White House.” — From the Foreword by Peter Navarro WAKE UP AMERICA! Each day brings shocking new revelations of the depth and breadth of the corruption of the Biden family. From China to Ukraine to Moscow to Iraq to Kazakhstan to Costa Rica to Florida to Romania and stops in between the Biden family has been in enriching itself by trading off the public offices and power accumulated by its mastermind: Joe Biden. The corruption of our own, elected leaders is the crux of America’s difficulties. United States laws do not prevent politicians, and even Presidents(!), from using their families to take bribes and payoffs before, during, and after they serve us in public office. New York Times bestselling author Dick Morris is a winning presidential strategist and the man Time magazine dubbed “the most influential private citizen in America.” In his new book, CORRUPT: The Biden Family's Dark Money, Morris lays-out the case against the Biden family and years of corruption and grift at the expense of taxpayers and the security of the United States. Since 2016, Dick Morris has been a behind-the-scenes adviser to Donald Trump, playing a key role in Trump’s surprise 2016 win. And now, as the 2024 elections approaches, President Biden’s corruption — and that of his family — are emerging as key issues, and Morris argues President Trump MUST win in 2024 to clean-up the dangerous cancer that has taken-over the White House and is endangering the security of the United States and the world. Stronger ethics laws embracing all the opportunities for theft that a big family offers are a partial answer. But the real answer is to stop electing weak people who succumb to easy-money around the world and especially to Chinese entreaties to office. There is no room for corruption at the top of our government and according to Morris, there is NO excuse for not electing Donald J. Trump in 2024 to clean it up. “Within these pages, both Joe Biden and Communist China are revealed to be extreme dangers to an American nation now threatened from within by a variety of cultural, social, and economic crises largely of Biden’s making and threatened from without by an authoritarian and fascist regime now engaged in the most rapid military buildup of a fascist regime since World War II — even as this Communist Chinese regime aligns itself ever more closely with America’s other major existential threats in Russia, Iran, North Korea.” — Peter Navarro

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Dick Morris
Publisher : Humanix Books
Release : 2023-10-17
File : 135 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781630062798