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I am Pol Pot By Steve Otto
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In this novel, in the 1970s turbulence of the Vietnam War, and protests by students and youth who where un-willing to fight for a cause that seemed unwinable. President Richard Nixon spread the... More > Vietnam War to Kampuchea, (called Cambodia today) and not only caused outrage and protest at home, including the Kent State Ohio massacres, but also threw Kampuchea into a state of civil war and out of that emerged Pol Pot. Nixon's inept handling of the situation brought about one of the strangest social experiment of the 20th Century. Pol Pot ruled Kampuchea through a committee known for the first two years only as the Ankar (organization). His name was not even spoken to the Kampuchean people. His Communist Party of Kampuchea had amassed a powerful movement of disenfranchised peasants, who were loyal to him and his regime. The Residence of Phnom Penh, the city’s capital, were not so lucky. They were treated with suspicion. And punishment for those deemed “un-redeemable” was harsh. This is Pol Pot's story.< Less
Tales From The Secret City By Patrice Sarath
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So you say you want to read something new, by people you never heard of, stories about stuff you probably never thought about before? Like credit cards programmed to defraud you, squeezing you for... More > everything you're worth; or how Richard Nixon could be a character in a Lovecraftian play. (Okay, those are kinda plausible.) But I bet you never once thought about the world's noonie, or that moonshine just might have theological ramifications. It's all right inside these pages, a folding map to Cryptopolis, the secret city. Welcome, take a look around, make yourself at home. Careful - you don't want to get lost.< Less
1000 Facts about Actors Vol. 3 By James Egan
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's father fought with the Nazis. Danny DeVito nearly played Mario in Super Mario Bros. Although Fred Astaire is most well-known for his tap-dancing, a lot of people don’t... More > know that the sound of his tap-dancing was dubbed in. Gene Hackman became a fiction writer after he retired from acting in 2004. Since he retired from acting, he’s become a fiction writer. Haley Joel Osment was nearly cast as Harry Potter. Jack Black's parents were rocket scientists. James Woods stopped a plane from being hijacked. Kevin Bacon is related to Mark Hamill, Robert Redford, and Richard Nixon. Simon Pegg cameos as Unkar in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Kiefer Sutherland is computer illiterate.< Less
The Political Economy of Milk By James H. Maroney, Jr.
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Vermonters have been told for decades that their dairy farms are in trouble, but most have no idea why the situation is dire, how the farmers got to this point or what can and should be done to fix... More > it. The farm problem is traced back to the days of Calvin Coolidge, taking the reader through the administrations of Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt and Richard Nixon, whose secretary of agriculture Earl Butz famously advised farmers in 1972 to “get big or get out.” Why did the government encourage consolidation? Why does the government, even though it tries perennially, have no incentive to help farmers? The picture that emerges isn’t pretty: government has not treated our farmers as partners but as a troublesome constituency to be exploited, manipulated and relocated. Through exploration and analysis, this book details the causes behind, and ultimately offers a solution to, the farm problem as it affects Vermont Family Dairy Farms.< Less
The Political Economy of Milk By James H. Maroney, Jr.
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Vermonters have been told for decades that their dairy farms are in trouble, but most have no idea why the situation is dire, how the farmers got to this point or what can and should be done to fix... More > it. The farm problem is traced back to the days of Calvin Coolidge, taking the reader through the administrations of Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt and Richard Nixon, whose secretary of agriculture Earl Butz famously advised farmers in 1972 to “get big or get out.” Why did the government encourage consolidation? Why does the government, even though it tries perennially, have no incentive to help farmers? The picture that emerges isn’t pretty: government has not treated our farmers as partners but as a troublesome constituency to be exploited, manipulated and relocated. Through exploration and analysis, this book details the causes behind, and ultimately offers a solution to, the farm problem as it affects Vermont Family Dairy Farms.< Less
Truth in the Age of Bushism - Second Edition By Ralph Lopez
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(Second Edition - includes 7 new essays including "Lunch with Daniel Ellsberg.") Published in the race to impeach Dick Cheney and George W. Bush, this little reader is a way for those who... More > do not spend a lot of time on the Internet, to find out what is being said on the Internet. Without impeachment, the administration's unconstitutional claims of Executive powers never intended by the Founders will stand, to be abused by future administrations of any party. Impeachment is truly a non-partisan issue. Is there time? Richard Nixon resigned a mere week-and-a-half after the House Judiciary Committee adopted just three articles of impeachment. As this book shows, the evidence is on the public record. Investigations could be minimal. Give this to friends and relatives who still prefer something to hold when they read. Cyberspace is overrated compared to a comfortable chair and a spot in the sun.< Less
Ray Hanisco: A Veterans' Anthology By Raymond F. Hanisco
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In early 1973, Ray Hanisco was honored with a Certificate of Appreciation for Service in the Armed Forces of the United States signed by President Richard Nixon. Within the Certificate it states,... More > “I trust that in the coming years you will maintain an active interest in the Armed Forces and the purpose for which you served.” That sentence embodies the heart of the matter: that every person serving in the Armed Forces will remain a steward of that service, exercising his active voice within the community. This book, a compilation of his most significant articles for the Veterans site at bellaonline, remains an enduring legacy to that purpose, a salute of love and appreciation to his fellow comrades-in-arms. Filled with tributes, references, personal experiences, and in-the-know material, this anthology is a must for Veterans, a book of knowledge for those connected through honorable service to his/her country.< Less
Truth in the Age of Bushism - Second Edition By Ralph Lopez
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(Second Edition - includes 7 new essays including "Lunch with Daniel Ellsberg.") Published in the race to impeach Dick Cheney and George W. Bush, this little reader is a way for those who... More > do not spend a lot of time on the Internet, to find out what is being said on the Internet. Without impeachment, the administration's unconstitutional claims of Executive powers never intended by the Founders will stand, to be abused by future administrations of any party. Impeachment is truly a non-partisan issue. Is there time? Richard Nixon resigned a mere week-and-a-half after the House Judiciary Committee adopted just three articles of impeachment. As this book shows, the evidence is on the public record. Investigations could be minimal. Give this to friends and relatives who still prefer something to hold when they read. Cyberspace is overrated compared to a comfortable chair and a spot in the sun.< Less
The Real Reason Cannabis Has Not Been Rescheduled By Russell Redden
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About 40 years ago, researchers discovered that substances found in marijuana could kill cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells alone. Since that time, more than 100 preclinical studies verify... More > these first results, but the United States has yet to fund ONE human trial on this possible cancer cure, despite investing billions each year in cancer research. This book presents over 250 links to relevant articles, and animal studies, which demonstrate how Government inaction could be indirectly responsible for thousands of deaths in the United States alone. Regulations of the Controlled Substance Act have stood in the way of this valuable research. Learn how Richard Nixon, and the 91st Congress placed a "Catch-22" in U.S. drug law that makes rescheduling Cannabis almost impossible.< Less
1000 Facts About American Presidents By James Egan
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George Washington lost nearly every battle he was involved in. George Bush used to be a cheerleader. It’s very likely that Thomas Jefferson suffered from Asperger’s... More > Syndrome. Obama’s first job was selling ice-cream. John Adams’ dog was called Satan. Theodore Roosevelt used to Judo sweep people in public if he got bored. John Wilkes Booth’s brother saved Abraham Lincoln’s son’s life. JFK used crutches in private due to his chronic back problems. Richard Nixon used poker winnings to fun his presidential campaign. Jimmy Carter wrote a children’s book called The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer. Ronald Reagan nearly appeared in Back to the Future III. Only one president has died from cancer. There was supposed to be a Super Nintendo game about Bill Clinton’s cat, Socks. Donald Trump cheated on his first wife in a church.< Less

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