Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: Smedley Butler

Trust Congress? Consider what Smedley Butler said

Congress can be bought today as it was bought then.

Where have you gone, Smedley Butler?

A nation turns its lonely eyes to (someone like) you...

The retired General who stopped a Wall Street coup

General Smedley Butler blew the whistle on a millionaire-led effort to oust FDR and the New Deal.

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Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

U.S. Department of Justice sues city of Jackson over water crisis

“Every American — regardless of where they live, their income, or the color of their skin — deserves access to safe, reliable drinking water.”

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.