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Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power and Deception in American History Audiobook

Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power and Deception in American History

You've been lied to by the government. We shrug off this fact as an unfortunate reality. America is the land of the free, after all. Does it really matter whether our politicians bend the truth here and there? When the truth is traded for lies, our freedoms are diminished and don’t return. In Lies the Government Told You, Judge Andrew P. Napolitano reveals how America’s freedom, as guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, has been forfeited by a government more protective of its own power than its obligations to preserve our individual liberties.

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Hunting Evil Audiobook

Hunting Evil

Author: Guy Walters Narrator: Jonathan Cowley Release Date: May 2010

Already acclaimed in England as 'first-rate' (The Sunday Times); a model of meticulous, courageous and path-breaking scholarship'(Literary Review); and 'absorbing and thoroughly gripping… deserves a lasting place among histories of the war. (The Sunday Telegraph), Hunting Evil is the first complete and definitive account of how the Nazis escaped and were pursued and captured -- or managed to live long lives as fugitives. At the end of the Second World War, an estimated 30,000 Nazi war criminals fled from justice, including some of the highest ranking members of the Nazi Party. Many of them have names that resonate deeply in twentieth-century history -- Eichmann, Mengele, Martin Bormann, and Klaus Barbie -- not just for the monstrosity of their crimes, but also because of the shadowy nature of their post-war existence, holed up in the depths of Latin America, always one step ahead of their pursuers. Aided and abetted by prominent people throughout Europe, they hid in foreboding castles high in the Austrian alps, and were taken in by shady Argentine secret agents. The attempts to bring them to justice are no less dramatic, featuring vengeful Holocaust survivors, inept politicians, and daring plots to kidnap or assassinate the fugitives. In this exhaustively researched and compellingly written work of World War II history and investigative reporting, journalist and novelist Guy Walters gives a comprehensive account of one of the most shocking and important aspects of the war: how the most notorious Nazi war criminals escaped justice, how they were pursued, captured or able to remain free until their natural deaths and how the Nazis were assisted while they were on the run by 'helpers' ranging from a Vatican bishop to a British camel doctor, and even members of Western intelligence services. Based on all new interviews with Nazi hunters and former Nazis and intelligence agents, travels along the actual escape routes, and archival research in Germany, Britain, the United States, Austria, and Italy, Hunting Evil authoritatively debunks much of what has previously been understood about Nazis and Nazi hunters in the post war era, including myths about the alleged Spider and Odessa escape networks and the surprising truth about the world's most legendary Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. From its haunting chronicle of the monstrous mass murders the Nazis perpetrated and the murky details of their postwar existence to the challenges of hunting them down, Hunting Evil is a monumental work of nonfiction written with the pacing and intrigue of a thriller. From the Hardcover edition.

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Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All Audiobook

Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All

Author: The Staff of the Washington Post Narrator: Pam Ward Release Date: April 2010

The Washington Post's must-read guide to health-care reform traces how President Obama and the Democrats achieved this historic overhaul, explains the legislation itself, and shows how it will impact individual Americans After a year-long political war, in March 2010 President Obama and the Democratic leaders of Congress achieved a victory that has eluded lawmakers for seventy-five years: an overhaul of America's health-care system. In this indispensable book, the staff of the Washington Post tells the story of health-care reform and explains what it means for the American people. In the book's first section, the Washington Post's reporter embedded in the White House provides a behind-the-scenes narrative of how Obama and the Democrats pushed through health-care reform in the face of nearly unanimous Republican opposition. This section traces the tortured evolution of the legislation, showing how the Senate killed the public option, how the January 2010 victory of Republican senator Scott Brown left the Democrats scrambling, and how Democratic leaders ultimately negotiated among entrenched political factions'including disillusioned Democrats'to reach a compromise. What does this final package include? The book's second section provides an accessible summary of the legislation that Obama signed into law in March 2010. In the third section, Washington Post writers answer the most pressing questions about the health-care legislation's immediate impact. Most importantly, how will the new bill affect individuals'small-business owners, uninsured Americans with pre-existing conditions, and twenty-somethings on their parents' policies? This is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand how this legislation came into being and what the new health-care program means.

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Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court Audiobook

Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court

Author: James MacGregor Burns Narrator: Norman Dietz Release Date: June 2009

From renowned political theorist and Pulitzer Prize winner James MacGregor Burns comes an illuminating critique of how an unstable, unaccountable, and frequently partisan Supreme Court has come to wield more power than the Founding Fathers ever intended.

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Digital Barbarism Audiobook

Digital Barbarism

Author: Mark Helprin Narrator: David Colacci Release Date: April 2009

World-renowned novelist Mark Helprin offers a ringing Jeffersonian defense of private property in the age of digital culture, with its degradation of thought and language, and collectivist bias against the rights of individual creators. Mark Helprin anticipated that his 2007 New York Times op-ed piece about the extension of the term of copyright would be received quietly, if not altogether overlooked. Within a week, the article had accumulated 750,000 angry comments. He was shocked by the breathtaking sense of entitlement demonstrated by the commenters, and appalled by the breadth, speed, and illogic of their responses. Helprin realized how drastically different this generation is from those before it. The Creative Commons movement and the copyright abolitionists, like the rest of their generation, were educated with a modern bias toward collaboration, which has led them to denigrate individual efforts and in turn fueled their sense of entitlement to the fruits of other people's labors. More important, their selfish desire to 'stick it' to the greedy corporate interests who control the production and distribution of intellectual property undermines not just the possibility of an independent literary culture but threatens the future of civilization itself.

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Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America Audiobook

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America

Author: Karen Blumenthal Narrator: Christina Moore Release Date: December 2008

Did you know that state universities in Virginia turned away more than 20,000 women in the early 1960s, but not a single man was denied admission? In the 1970s, the University of Georgia men's golf team got all the golf balls they needed, while the women's team was allowed only one per round. Here listeners are treated to the origins of the historic Title IX legislation that, among other things, mandated equal funds must be available to boys' and girls' activities and interests. The seeds for Title IX were sown amidst the violent social upheavals of the 1960s. And through the perseverance of many women and civil rights advocates, it opened-and kept open-many doors for women beginning in 1972. A Junior Library Guild Selection and winner of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, Let Me Play is an inspiring collection of stories about women fighting for equality. Read by Christina Moore, this rousing primer is the perfect introduction to a topic that will remain relevant for years to come. "A fascinating look at the birth, growth, stagnation, and final emergence of Title IX."-School Library Journal, starred review

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Wirtschaftsstrafrecht: Recht Audiobook

Wirtschaftsstrafrecht: Recht

Author: Klaus Volk Narrator: Klaus Volk Release Date: June 2008

Skandale ohne Ende: Korruption, verbotene Absprachen, dubiose Bankgeschäfte, Betrug und Untreue, Lug und Trug überall? Wirtschaftskriminalität: Was kennzeichnet sie und was macht sie so gefährlich? Der Staat bekämpft sie energisch und wartet nicht mehr, bis ein Schaden eingetreten ist. Neue Gesetze: Sie haben die Strafbarkeit weit in das Vorfeld verlagert und bestrafen bereits riskantes Verhalten. Gefährdungsdelikte: Wo aber ist die Grenze zwischen dem Mut zum Risiko, der belohnt werden soll, und dem kriminell riskanten Tun? Vorsatz und Fahrlässigkeit: Eine schwierige Unterscheidung, von der es abhängt, ob der Staatsanwalt kommt. Darf man auch Übermut und Leichtsinn im Wirtschaftsleben bestrafen? Strafe gegen Unternehmen: Noch gibt es sie in Deutschland nicht. Brauchen wir das? Organisiertes Verbrechen: Das ist eine andere Dimension, und nicht jede organisierte Straftat gehört dazu. Verbrechen lohnt sich nicht: Wie man es nimmt. Über das Gute im Schlechten, Geld und Moral.

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Philosophy and the Law: How Judges Reason Audiobook

Philosophy and the Law: How Judges Reason

Do judges deduce their decisions from legal rules and principles, or do they decide cases based on what is fair given the facts at hand? The latter view, held by Legal Realists, serves as the starting point for Professor Stephen Mathis' eye-opening look at how judges reason. In this compelling lecture series, the esteemed professor addresses such issues as whether the law is distinct from morality. Professor Mathis also attempts to identify a view that offers guidance to judges in deciding cases, and one that will provide the tools people need to evaluate the interpretations and decisions judges make.

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Familie und Recht: Recht Audiobook

Familie und Recht: Recht

Author: Gabriele Kokott-Weidenfeld Narrator: Gabriele Kokott-Weidenfeld Release Date: November 2007

Das Grundgesetz geht von der Ehe und der Familie als Keimzelle der Gesellschaft aus. Sie geben die bestmögliche Garantie für das Wohl der Kinder und bieten das ideale Umfeld für ihr Heranwachsen. Die sich daraus ergebenden Fragestellungen werden verständlich und alltagsnah erläutert: - Was hat Staat mit Familie zu tun? - Warum mischt sich der Staat in unseren Privatbereich ein? - Wer ist gemeint, wenn die Rechtsordnung von 'Familie' spricht? - Was heißt das für nichteheliche Lebensgemeinschaften oder für dauerhafte gleichgeschlechtliche Beziehungen? - Was ist gemeint mit Ehe - Verwandtschaft - Vormundschaft und Rechtlicher Betreuung? - Welche Gesetze bestimmen unser Familienleben? - Was beinhaltet das Familienrecht im einzelnen?

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If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer Audiobook

If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer

Author: Pablo F. Fenjves, The Goldman Family Narrator: Various, Various Narrators, Various Narrators Release Date: October 2007

In 1994, Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were brutally murdered at her home in Brentwood, California. O.J. Simpson was tried for the crime in a case that captured the attention of the American people, but was ultimately found not guilty of criminal charges. The victims' families brought civil cases against Simpson, in which he was found liable for willfully and wrongfully causing the deaths of Ron and Nicole by committing battery with malice and oppression. In 2006, HarperCollins announced the publication for a book in which O.J. Simpson told how he hypothetically would have committed the murders. In response to public outrage that Simpson stood to profit from these crimes, HarperCollins canceled the book. A Florida bankruptcy court awarded the rights to the Goldmans in August 2007 to partially satisfy the unpaid civil judgment, which has risen, with interest, to over $38 million. The Goldman family views this book as his confession, and has worked hard to ensure that the public will read this book and learn the truth. This is the original manuscript approved by O.J. Simpson, with additional insight from the Goldman Family, Pablo F. Fenjves, and Dominick Dunne.

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And Justice for Some: An Expose of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Criminals Go Free Audiobook

And Justice for Some: An Expose of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Criminals Go Free

Author: Wendy Murphy Narrator: Joyce Bean Release Date: September 2007

When Wendy Murphy was a young prosecutor, she learned that the deck is stacked in favor of criminal defendants. Between their arrest and (potential) conviction, murderers, rapists, and drug dealers get more than a fair shake—they get an unfair advantage, often at the expense of their victims. In many states, for instance, defendants can subpoena a victim's private medical and counseling files without any justification. They can threaten victims with brutal cross-examinations if they dare to testify. They can put on "dog and pony show" defenses that have nothing to do with the truth—and even lie under oath with virtually no risk of being prosecuted for perjury. These kinds of injustices make Murphy fighting mad. She's made it her mission to help the victims who get the least protection from our twisted legal system. And in her first book, she guides readers through one horror story after another about judges and lawyers who bend over backward to let the worst offenders go free. You'll meet judges who unapologetically declare that they care more about their liberal ideology than about the pain and suffering of abuse victims; judges who let child molesters walk free because they're "too frail" to go to prison; defense attorneys who take big money from wealthy child molesters, then twist the Bill of Rights beyond recognition; and even a few prosecutors who go easy on criminals for their own selfish reasons. Murphy's true stories will shock you, but they will also inspire you to join the fight for a more rational system. This is an important book that is sure to infuriate America's legal establishment.

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Off the Record: The Press, the Government, and the War over Anonymous Sources Audiobook

Off the Record: The Press, the Government, and the War over Anonymous Sources

Author: Norman Pearlstine Narrator: Alan Sklar Release Date: August 2007

When Norman Pearlstine—as editor in chief of Time Inc.—agreed to give prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald a reporter's notes of a conversation with a "confidential source," he was vilified for betraying the freedom of the press. But in this hard-hitting inside story, Pearlstine shows that "Plamegate" was not the clear case it seemed to be and that confidentiality has become a weapon in the White House's war on the press—a war fought with the unwitting complicity of the press itself. Watergate and the publication of the Pentagon Papers are the benchmark incidents of government malfeasance exposed by a fearless press. But as Pearlstine explains with great clarity and brio, the press's hunger for a new Watergate has made reporters vulnerable to officials who use confidentiality to get their message out, even if it means leaking state secrets and breaking the law. Prosecutors appointed to investigate the government have investigated the press instead; news organizations such as the New York Times have defended the principle of confidentiality at all costs—implicitly putting themselves above the law. Meanwhile, the use of unnamed sources has become common in everything from celebrity weeklies to the so-called papers of record. What is to be done? Pearlstine calls on Congress to pass a federal shield law protecting journalists from the needless intrusions of government; at the same time, he calls on the press to name its sources whenever possible. Off the Record is a powerful argument, with the vividness and narrative drive of the best long-form journalism. It is sure to spark controversy among the people who run the government—and among the people who tell their stories.

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