Government F*cks Over Our Military with Improperly Tested “Bullet-Blocking” Plates for Body Armor

Government F*cks Over Our Military with Improperly Tested “Bullet-Blocking” Plates for Body Armor

Remember our military that our politicians claim to love so much? Well, apparently they love them so much that they want to eulogize them as much as possible. Twenty-one gun salutes as often as the guns can be reloaded. And if they had their druthers they’d probably aim those guns at army soldiers wearing the [...]

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Boycotts Washington Politicians

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Boycotts Washington Politicians

Washington public officials might want to inspect their mocha lattes before sipping them if they purchase their coffee at Starbucks anytime in the near future. Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz is concocting a boycott of contributions to the campaigns of Washington politicians. And while the boycott might only be on political campaign contributions, you can be sure there’s no boycott on bodily fluid contributions.

A Reading List for Following the Debt Ceiling Drama

A Reading List for Following the Debt Ceiling Drama

by Braden Goyette ProPublica, July 28, 2011, 9:45 a.m. We’re updating this reading list continuously as new stories and resources on the debt ceiling debate come out. The most recent updates are starred (*). Congress has until a week from today to raise the debt ceiling, the cap on the amount of money the Treasury [...]

What’s the Deal With News Corp’s Other, U.S.-Based, Hacking Scandal?

What's the Deal With News Corps Other US Based Hacking Scandal

by Braden Goyette ProPublica, July 22, 2011, 3:20 p.m. After testifying before the British Parliament this week, Rupert Murdoch returned to the United States to be greeted with more bad news: The Justice Department is opening up an inquiry into allegations of computer hacking [1] by News Corp’s American advertising wing, News America Marketing. The [...]

Movie Remakes We Don’t Want to See

Newt Gingrich - Movie Remakes We Don't Want to See

24,000 Pages of Sarah Palin Emails = Torture

24,000 Pages of Sarah Palin Emails = Torture

While MSNBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, et.al. are giddy over the release of 24,000+ pages of Sarah Palin related emails from her time as governor of Alaska, not many folks online, Sarah Palin supporters or not, seem too thrilled at the three news outlets for “asking readers to help us identify interesting [...]

UFW’s Cesar Chavez Facebook App Commemorates His Life on the Anniversary of His Death

UFW's Cesar Chavez Facebook App Commemorates His Life on the Anniversary of His Death

It was April 23, 1993 when the world got the news that Cesar Chavez had passed away. Mr. Chavez was in Arizona staying in a rental apartment on union business and unfortunately died in his sleep. According to the New York Times obituary that day …

Latinos, and Asians, and Africans! Oh My! The Whitepocalypse is Coming!

Latinos, and Asians, and Africans – Oh My! – The Whitepocalypse is Coming!

Toto, we’re not in 1776 America anymore! According to William Frey, the senior demographer at the Brookings Institution within this decade white children will be overtaken by the children of Latinos, Asians and people of “more than one race.”

Jon Stewart Trashes NBC for Not Reporting GE Tax Story – Opposing Views

Jon Stewart Trashes NBC for Not Reporting GE Tax Story - Opposing Views

Last week The New York Times reported that General Electric paid no federal income taxes in 2010 (GE disputes that). On “The Daily Show” on Monday, Jon Stewart …

Nathan Myhrvold, Author of $625 Cookbook Give Stephen Colbert 72 Hour Old Meat

Stephen Colbert - Stephen Colbert Trips Up Ex-Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold With A Question About Orgasms – The Business Insider

Broward New Times: Myhrvold went on Colbert's show to plug his new endeavor. During the interview, Stephen asks him why, oh why would you do this to …