The Two Sides of the Health Care Argument:
"Liberals": Obviously the states have been doing a shit job of providing health care for their uninsured, poor, and dying citizens who can't get it from asshole corporations. So the Federal government should do it instead like with civil liberties, roads, Medicare, and the military.
Republicans: Well fuck the poor because FREEDOM.
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10 Things More Likely To Happen Than Winning the...
think-progress: newsweek: 1. Death by Vending Machine 2. Dying in an Airline-Related Terrorist Attack 3. Having Identical Quadruplets 4. Becoming President 5. Dying From Bee, Hornet, or Wasp Stings 6. Dying From Being Left-Handed 7. Becoming a Movie Star 8. Dying in a Plane Crash 9. Death by Flesh-Eating Bacteria 10. Getting Struck by Lightning And yet, we keep buying tickets. ...
Set Off Your Medical Pendant, Get Shot →
amaditalks: A 68 year old black Marine veteran was shot and killed in his own home in White Plains, NY after police responded to a “medical emergency” call when the man accidentally activated his medical assistance pendant device. In the middle of the night, police banged on his door until he was roused from sleep, demanded entry, when he refused (because he was not ill) they broke down the...
Garbage Company’s Trashed Promise Sparks Rare... →
Thursday, 250 Teamsters in Seattle went on strike against Republic Services, the second-largest waste disposal company in the United States. Workers in Buffalo, New York, and Columbus, Ohio struck Republic for three days earlier this week. These workers aren’t responding to moves by local management. Instead, they went on strike in solidarity with 24 striking co-workers in Alabama. That kind...
My father, everyone.
Dad: What is The Heritage Foundation?
Me: A conservative think tank.
Dad: Well, that's an oxymoron,