Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Sun Feb 3 2008: from Associated Press:
Butz, former agriculture secretary, dies
"WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Earl L. Butz, an outspoken U.S. agriculture secretary forced from office in 1976 for making a racist joke and once a dean at Purdue University, died Saturday. He was 98.... The free-market advocate had a relaxed and earthy style that won him acclaim as an after-dinner speaker but caused problems in his public life."
[Read more stories about: ]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

The ApocaDocs say:
People remember Butz's public gaffs but his real legacy is corn, corn, corn. In the 70s he told farmers to "plant from fence row to fence row." Thus, the high fructose fattening of America was born.

More stories:
  • Human-caused Climate Change At Root Of Diminishing Water Flow In Western US, Scientists Find
  • Rain forests fall at 60 acres a minute
  • ( Butz, former agriculture secretary, dies)
  • Unsustainable Soil Use Can Cause Civilizations to Collapse
  • Video Reveals Violations of Laws, Abuse of Cows at Slaughterhouse

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The