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Greg Palast – Billionaires & Ballot Bandits 

May 9, 2012

In 2008, our voter guide/comic book Steal Back Your Vote written by Greg Palast and Bobby Kennedy reached over half a million voters. And we’re going to do it again in our new ballot-protection weapon:

Billionaires & Ballot Bandits – How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps

This time, investigative reporter Greg Palast, who busted the story of the purge of Black voters in Florida in 2000, has teamed with genius comic pen-man Ted Rall and the crew of the Palast Investigative Fund to produce a kick-butt-and-take-down-names book and film.

In 2008, Steal Back Your Vote was distributed to thousands of at-risk voters in cooperation with Operation Rainbow/PUSH, Rock the Vote, VotoLatino, the Congressional Black Caucus and 150 other non-partisan groups. Now we’re releasing a new book and comic book called Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps

We just need help to get the word out. You can support us in many different ways.

  1. Support the Palast Investigative Fund by pre-ordering the book and dvd.
  2. Join us in the Billionaires & Ballot Bandits Campaign.
  3. Like us on facebook, follow us on twitter.
  4. Read the excerpt from Billionaires & Ballot Bandits and pass it around with this link (
  5. List your group as a resource partner – contact ballotbandits [at]

This time, we’re hunting big game:  not only the tricksters who are abusing voter ID laws, list purges and more to swipe our civil rights, but also the billionaires buying up our democracy.  We name them, shame them and turn the game on them.

Get the pamphlet with the comic book, the films on DVD and the list of our resource activists.

Bobby Kennedy says this election will see $4 billion spent to poison the vote process.  In the last presidential election,  Last time, we calculated over five million voters blocked or purged, or allowed to vote, then their votes spoiled and discarded.  In 2000, only 357 purged votes chose our president.  In 2012?

In 1996, Greg Palast filmed the first investigation of The Koch Brothers. In 2000, Palast uncovered how Katherine Harris purged 56,000 African-Americans from Florida voter rolls.

In 2004, Palast, for BBC Television uncovered Karl Rove and Tim Griffin’s caged voters.

In 2008, Palast, with Bobby Kennedy, busted the Karl Rove attack on ballots – from ID games to firing US prosecutors.

And now, in 2012, there’s once again a full-scale attack on the right to vote.

We have the evidence, the inside documents and the internationally respected team — Greg Palast, Bobby Kennedy, Rick Rowley, ZD Roberts, Badpenny, Anthony DiMieri and the rest of the crew — whose reports you’ve seen on BBC-TV and Democracy Now!, PBS’ Now!, and in Rolling Stone, Harpers, and the Guardian.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Margarita Sanchez permalink
    August 19, 2012 8:56 pm

    Your work is very important and excellent to pass along…. which I highlight, copy and paste to my many family & friends, who also forward the emails. slight problem… i downloaded your 7 ways to beat the ballot bandits…. acrobat…. but then could not find any way to copy and paste to an email…. we prefer our info front paged on an email.. not attached… also, i received a “could harm your computer” warning, but i downloaded anyway… so this valuable info may not be getting out as we’d hope. Again, thanks for your work. M.Sanchez

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