Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy

Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.


In this robust and far-reaching indictment of George W. Bush's White condominium, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the country's so much well-liked environmental legal professional, fees that this management has taken company cronyism to such exceptional heights that it now threatens our wellbeing and fitness, our nationwide safety, and democracy as we all know it. In a headlong pursuit of non-public revenue and private energy, Kennedy writes, George Bush and his management have eviscerated the legislation that experience safe our nation's air, water, public lands, and natural world for the previous thirty years, enriching the president's political individuals whereas decreasing the standard of existence for the remainder of us.

Kennedy lifts the veil on how the management has orchestrated those rollbacks nearly totally open air of public scrutiny -- and in tandem with the very industries that our legislation are supposed to control, the country's so much infamous polluters. He writes of ways it has deceived the general public through manipulating and suppressing medical information, intimidated enforcement officers and different civil servants, and masked its time table with Orwellian doublespeak. He reviews on how the White condominium doles out lavish subsidies and tax breaks to the power barons whereas excusing from supplying sufficient protection on the greater than 15,000 chemical and nuclear amenities which are major pursuits for terrorist assaults. Kennedy unearths an management whose regulations have "squandered our Treasury, entangled us in overseas wars, reduced our foreign status, made us a aim for terrorist assaults, and elevated our reliance on petty heart jap dictators who despise democracy and are hated by means of their very own people."

Crimes opposed to Nature is eventually concerning the corrosive impact of company corruption on our center American values -- free-market capitalism and democracy. it really is approximately an management, the writer argues, that has sacrificed recognize for the legislations, public future health, medical integrity, and long term monetary power at the altar of company greed. it's a publication for either Democrats and Republicans, humans just like the typically conservative farmers and fishermen Kennedy represents in complaints opposed to polluters. "Without exception," he writes, "these humans see the present management because the maximum possibility not only to their livelihoods yet to their values, their experience of neighborhood, and their suggestion of what it skill to be American."

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