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  • The Obama Hate Machine: The Lies, Distortions, and Personal Attacks on the President---and Who Is Behind Them

    The Obama Hate Machine: The Lies, Distortions, and Personal Attacks on the President---and Who Is Behind Them

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bill Press
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Thomas Dunne Books (2012, Jan 31st).
    Pages:   320

    In Toxic Talk, Bill Press exposed the ways in which the extreme right-wing media has done an end run around the American voting populace by exerting a disproportionate control over open political debate. In The Obama Hate Machine, Press returns to show how the Right has taken rhetoric to slanderous new levels in attacking the nation’s forty-fourth president.But presidents have always been attacked like this, right? Wrong. As the author shows, while presidents and presidential candidates routinely have been subject to personal attacks, the outright disdain Obama’s extremist opponents have for the facts has inspired an insidious brand of character assassination unique in contemporary politics.Obama was born in Kenya . . . Obama sympathizes with Muslim terrorists . more

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  • Official Congressional Directory, 2011-2012: 112th Congress, Convened January 2011

    Official Congressional Directory, 2011-2012: 112th Congress, Convened January 2011

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joint Committee on Printing Congress (U.S.)
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Joint Committee on Printing (2012, Jan 18th).
    Pages:   1253

    Contains biographies of Senators, members of Congress, and the Judiciary. Also includes committee assignments, maps of Congressional districts, a directory of officials of executive agencies, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, web addresses, and other information. more

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