Mickey, go ahead and proof. Penney can't at the moment. I'm going to forward her norte to the volunteer lisst so maybe someone can tell her how a blind person can proof and what she needs. Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Sat, 10/10/09, Mickey <micka@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Mickey <micka@xxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Currently scanning > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Saturday, October 10, 2009, 7:16 PM > Hi. I didn't request it, but that > type book is right up my alley. I'd love to proof it, unless > someone wants it more. <grin> > > Mickey > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Deborah Murray" <blinkeeblink@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Saturday, October 10, 2009 5:45 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Currently scanning > > > > Hi all, > > > > I am currently scanning "Republican Gomorrah: Inside > the Movement that Shattered the Party" by Max Blumenthal. > > > > I think someone--can't recall who--requested this one > but I don't see it on the wish list. So, if you're out there > and you want to proofread it, let me know. > > > > From the jacket: > > Award-winning journalist and documentary videographer > Max Blumenthal has been behind some of the most sensational > (and funniest) exposes of Republican excesses. Whether it > was his revelation of Sarah Palin's involvement with a > Kenyan pastor who boasted of epic battles with witches, his > shocking reports on rapture-ready fanatic Pastor John > Hagee's ties to Senators John McCain and Joseph Lieberman, > or his expose of the eccentric theocratic multimillionaire > behind California's Prop 8 anti-gay-marriage initiative, > Blumenthal has become one of the most important and most > constantly cited journalists on how a fringe movement became > the Republican Party mainstream. > > Republican Gomorrah—his remarkable, muckraking > debut—is a bestiary of dysfunction, scandal, and crime > from the heart of the movement that runs the Republican > Party. Blumenthal describes with no-holds-barred detail the > people and the beliefs that establishment Republicans—like > John McCain—have to kowtow to if they have any hope of > running for president, and how moderates have been > systematically purged from party ranks. He shows why the > unqualified Sarah Palin was the party's only logical choice > and how her most fanatical supporters will be setting the > strategy for the Republican assault on the Obama > administration. Blumenthal warns that the Christian right > will quietly exploit the widespread financial misery caused > by the economic meltdown while mainstream media pundits > churn out faddish and unfounded tales of the movement's > death. > > Not only an expose, Republican Gomorrah reveals that > many of the movement's leading figures are united by more > than political campaigns; they are bound together by a > shared sensibility rooted in private trauma. Their lives > have been stained by crisis and scandal depression, mental > illness, extra-marital affairs, struggles with homosexual > urges, attraction to drugs and pornography, serial domestic > abuse, and even murder. For the most zealous foot soldiers > of the right, the crusade to cleanse the land of sin > was in fact a quest to purify their souls. > > > > Deborah > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.