Friday, June 08, 2018

Today -100: June 8, 1918: Nothing more ominous than a German laughing

Headline of the Day -100: 

And in other war propaganda news:

But did they laugh?

Rep. Henry Rainey (D-Ill), the speaker of the House in the 1930s, asserts darkly that a German – well, naturalized US citizen Charles Engelhard Sr. – controls 80% of the US’s platinum supply, and “modern wars cannot be fought without platinum.”

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