Link Roundups & LinkDumps

Quick Links: Jan. 13

Today: climate change, the Trump Organization, RIP Lisa Marie Presley, the debt limit, and homelessness.

  1. The Guardian: Revealed: Exxon made ‘breathtakingly’ accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s – Remember how it turned out that tobacco companies knew cigarettes were giving people cancer for years and years, and just denied it the whole time? Makes you wonder what else these assholes are lying to us about.
  2. CNBC: Trump Organization hit with $1.6 million fine for criminal tax fraud scheme – It’s good for a start. Now prosecute ’em for everything else.
  3. AP: Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies at 54 – “Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and a singer-songwriter dedicated to her father’s legacy, died Thursday after being hospitalized for a medical emergency.”
  4. NBC News: U.S. to hit debt limit next week, Yellen warns Congress – “Yellen said that the Treasury Department would begin taking ‘extraordinary measures’ in order to avoid default.”
  5. Curbed: Two Supportive-Housing Projects Make the Case for Building Many More – “Ending the homelessness of any one person — or a dozen, or 100 —is straightforward: Give them a decent place and surround them with competent people who are eager to help.”