The book is written by me, Mike Gozian. (My legal name is Jingozian. To read why I use a shorter name for social media, see the section on Name Bias.)
In 2008, I ran for president and during the early stages of my campaign, I was the leading independent candidate even beating Hillary Clinton in some online polls. The purpose of my campaign was to bring attention to our corrupt 2 party system. We achieved some major wins, like killing the national ID card program and exposing insider trading, but I needed to shift my attention to other priorities occurring in my life. News agencies, including CNN, asked for interviews after the election about my experience. But I was too sickened by the experience to relive the dirty details.
In 2007, I produced a short video that exposed some of the ways that the 2 parties use to rig the system to maintain their grip on political power. The video received the following awards for best political video: