It was quite upsetting to find our President blindfolded and tied to a chair at the GOP Tea Party headquarters, but I’m sure the $2.2 trillion ransom we paid to the hostage-takers is worth it.
Well, now that the Obama presidency is over, we can move on to more serious matters.
Look out your window.Â Â What you’ll see is that, while the debt-ceiling hostage crisis playedÂ out on cable TV, the planet has been burning down.
You haven’t heard a lot from me this yearâ€”because the normally-noisy Palast investigations team has chosen to spend these months quietly digging into unreportedÂ cases of economic and environmental arson. Â It will all hit the presses and TV when we launch a new book and films later this year.
But the investigations continue at full tilt:
#1.Â Too Far Beyond Petroleum. …more