An Illustrated Exposé
By Joel Andreas
“The U.S., with 4.5% of the world’s population, arrogantly plunders the world’s resources and cultures tp support its American Way Of Life. Addicted to Warillustrates why the U.S. in NECESSARILY dependent upon war to feed its shameful consumption patterns.” -S. Brian Willson, Vietnam veteran and anti-war activist
If pictures say 1000 words, this book says more than a shelf of encyclopedias about Corporate America’s Blood-Lust Diplomacy.
By Gore Vidal
From the back cover:
The United States has been engaged in what the great historian Charles A. Beard called “perpetual war for perpetual peace.” The Federation of American Scientists has catalogued nearly two hundred military incursions since 1945 in which the United States has been the aggressor. In a series of penetrating and alarming essays, whose centerpiece is a commentary on the events of September 11,2001 (deemed too controversial to be published in America until now), Gore Vidal challenges the comforting consensus following both September 11th and Timothy McVeigh’s bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City: these were simply the act of “evil-doers”.
Does the phrase: “War is Peace” ring any bells?
By Danial Hopsicker
“This is the story of Barry Seal, the biggest drug smuggler in American history, who died in a hail of bullets with George Bush’s private phone number in his wallet. . .”
So begins this mindblowing book on the deep and sordid history of American “counterintelligence” and the secret wars for guns, drugs, and oil played out by a revolving cast of politicians and businessmen since World War II.
It seems the CIA’s primary job since its creation has been the arming, training, and financing of right-wing dictators who protect our oil, but later become our “NEW WORST ENEMY!” Ever heard of Saddam Hussein? Manuel Noriega? Fidel Castro? Augusto Pinochet? Ho Chi Minh? Or the terrorist breeding-ground of Saudi Arabia? George Bush’s CIA knows them well, as this book shows, they go WAY BACK.
With friends like these, who needs enemies?
By Alexander Cockburn & Jeffrey St. Clair
If the CIA and FBI have recently been dedicated to protecting the people of America, it begs the question of what exactly they were doing before this momentous change in assignment. In the case of the CIA, the Agency’s information analysis mission has been dwarfed by its “Counter Intelligence” mission. From assassinations and rigging elections, to protecting “National Security” by supplying right-wing extremists with weapons and training them to export drugs and terrorize the local peasants, the CIA has always been happy to ignore our constitution and turn the definition of Democracy on its head.
This book is a clear and concise overview of what the CIA has been doing all these years while claiming to protect the people of America. If you like to bury your head in the sand and ignore the facts, this is not the book for you.
By Pete Brewton
If you think Enron is a one-of-a-kind accident, you might want to research on the long forgotten Savings and Loan Scandal. As the long history of corporate-backed corruption in our political system becomes more undeniable each day and confused congressmen wander through the halls of congress asking aloud ‘how could this happen?’ perhaps now is a good time to take another look at the last major political/corporate scandal that allowed the Bush family and their business partners to use our government to steal our tax money and destroy the lives of countless Americans.
By David Brock
When Hillary Clinton spoke of a “Vast Right Wing Conspiracy” to destroy the Clinton administration, the “Liberal Media” unanimously declared her a paranoid nut case. Now that one of the conspirators has come forward to explain step-by-step how that right-wing conspiracy truly operated, the corporate conservative lapdogs don’t seem to be laughing so hard.
Then again, the fact that many of those same conservative conspirators now fill prized positions in the Bush administration could mean the last laugh is on us.
By Michael Moore
This fantastic book asks, and answers, many of the ignored questions about the brave new world of El Presidenté Bush. The fact that this book is number one on the New York Times Bestsellers List raises some questions about George W. Bush’s much repeated 80% approval ratings. The fact that Mr. Moore can’t get any media attention for his book by the “Liberal Media” also raises some interesting questions when we see the conservative book “Bias” all over the air waves.
We can always count on the Corporate owned Mass Media to warn us about the “Liberal Press” when they don’t feel like discussing the real issues.
By Jack Herer
This is the book that almost single-handedly revived the Hemp movement in America. Every page of Jack Herer’s classic book is filled with information and historical documentation about the demonized weed Marijuana. From USDA documents to congressional records, this is the place to start if you want to understand the history, evolution, and prohibition of Hemp as a renewable natural resource.
This book is a must buy, but it’s also available on-line from http://www.jackherer.com/chapters.html for those interested in further research.
By Alfred W. McCoy
Despite the decades old rhetoric propping up our $50 billion a year “War on Drugs” the Federal government has once again become “close partners” with an opium growing group of psychopaths. From Vietnam’s Golden Triangle to Afghanistan’s Northern Alliance, the history of the CIA training, funding, arming and protecting terrorist Drug Lords is long and well documented. This book is for everybody who still believes that selling weapons to murderers is simply “one of the down sides to using ‘unsavory characters’ in our war on Terrorism.”