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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

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  1. October 26, 2020 The global cargo shipping industry accounts for roughly 2 percent of all greenhouse emissions worldwide. That may be about to change. In a big way. Wallenius Marine has announced the development of a prototype cargo ship that is powered by a series of massive retractable “sails” that resemble airplane wings. The ship,...

    The post The greening of the cargo ship appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  2. October 25, 2020 In March, as the pandemic began to take root in Europe, the Danish Prime Minister beseeched her fellow Danes to rally around each other. Danes responded with enthusiasm: Private companies helped ease pressure on healthcare services by procuring medical equipment for the state-sponsored healthcare system; the Lego factory began manufacturing visors for...

    The post How the Danes do it appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  3. October 24, 2020 British filmmaker Charlie Lyne made a 10-hour-and-seven-minute-long movie called “Paint Drying,” which — you guessed it — shows nothing but paint drying on a wall. Lyne did it to make a point: he was protesting the British Board of Film Classification’s fees, which he says cost an average of about $1,304 per...

    The post That’s as interesting as… appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  4. October 23, 2020 70-year-old Peter De Yager of Hull, Iowa was caught in July stealing a Biden For President sign. He entered pleas of not guilty to theft and trespassing. Apparently concerned that his community would read about his misdeed, De Yager then stole stacks of newspapers from a number of local stores. Unfortunately, one...

    The post It’s the cover-up appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  5. October 22, 2020 It’s no secret that prisons in this country are petri dishes for COVID-19. And some prisoners are taking matters into their own hands by escaping. Last March, nine women fled a minimum-security jail in South Dakota after a prisoner in their unit tested positive. No other prisoners ended up catching the disease...

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