Billionaire political donors Charles and David Koch aren't the only ones who saw our latest investigative film. Thousands of people have posted comments on our Facebook page and have offered additional testimony about the Koch brothers' pollution in their communities.
Koch Industries' life-threatening practices are legal. They'll attack me and cite some gold stars and blue ribbons as proof that they aren't killing innocent people. But follow the money: Through their wealth, the Koch brothers neuter oversight and safety.
The Keystone pipeline is dangerous for so many reasons that it's hard for media reports to capture them all. Through their subsidiaries and refineries, the Koch brothers are positioned to grow their ever-expanding profits if the pipeline is approved.
Military contractors are crying crocodile tears right now about the "fragility" of their industry. But in fact that industry is flush with cash, and will do or say anything to protect the one thing they care about above all else: profit.
Panetta and his counterparts in the war industry can play Chicken Little all they want about war budget spending cuts, but they can't change the simple fact that military spending is terrible at creating jobs.
As budget cuts come to the fore, military contractors will undoubtedly try to obscure the fact that every $1 billion of military spending costs anywhere between 3,200 and 11,700 jobs or more when compared to other ways of spending the money.