This danger lurks within our borders—a powerful network of organizations, which, while once vital to our country, now serves to weaken and ultimately ruin America.
Sound like a conspiracy theory? Damn straight! This article frames the fossil fuel industry with language appropriate to those interested in defending America. Rightly so. It is our biggest threat.
It's our unelected corporate government (a much more accurate framing than "corporate America").
Read more on the power of framing in Jill Klausen's article, "5 Words And Phrases Democrats Should Never Say Again ... And What To Replace Them With":
I read a phrase, in Foreign Affairs no less (the magazine of the Council on Foreign Relation) referring to the religio-industrial complex forcing its way into our government (shudder)
I agree with your "shudder".
By the way, James and Grinning Cat, I tried to Reply to your comments and I was sent to the top of the page. This time I was able to post in "Reply".
Great references, thanks!
Ruth, I have tried several times yesterday and today to "Like" your article and I do not appear. I just want you to know I very much like and appreciate the information you share with us.