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Follow the Money


misinformation_climate science

How many times have scientists brought up the Galileo Affair as an example of how scientists have been persecuted because of a disagreement over ideology? every school textbook has at least a few pages on how Galileo challenged the “settled science” of the day. He is a science saint. How times have changed. To question any …

follow the money

The phrase “follow the money” first appeared in the 1976 film All The President’s Men, made part of the film by screenwriter William Goldman who attributed the phrase to Deep Throat. To “follow the money” means that ultimately political decision making and political corruption are about money and power to get the money. No political party is immune. Why don’t …

tea-party-vs-gop (1)

If the GOP establishment was dismayed that 5 million Republicans did not vote in 2012, they’re really going to be depressed when even more stay home if Jeb Bush is at the top of the ticket in 2016. Conservatives who don’t show up at the pools for the the presidential pick won;t be there for …

chris hayes

First of all, there is no such thing as global warming unless you’re talking about the sun warming the planet every day. Yes, there is climate change. Ever since we’ve had a climate, there has been climate change. The climate changes every day, and sometimes it changes in the same day. This retooled adage by …

A-and-E

Marketing is everything. You’ve heard the adage that that the only bad publicity is no publicity. Deep throat said, “Follow the Money.” The folks at A&E aren’t stupid. They know Duck Dynasty is a multi-million-dollar property. Would they throw that much money away to placate a segment of the population that does not watch the …

Follow the money_cropped

“Follow the money” is catchphrase popularized by the 1976 motion picture All the President’s Men about the Watergate break-in and cover-up aftermath that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Screenwriter William Goldman attributed the phrase to Deep Throat, the informant who took part in revealing the Watergate Scandal.  Follow the money’s not just …