All Further Articles for 2010-06-15

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Hey, A Swell New Idea: Health Care For All
Activists are holding a free health clinic outside Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's office today to protest budget cuts to the state's medical programs that will leave many without care. They are seeking support for a proposal for government-run health care for all. What a great idea. Even dirt-poor Rwanda has it. People pay $2 a year for it. Maybe Congress should try to get us something like that sometime...?
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You've Got To Be Kidding
Apologies to those who just can't stand any more pictures of dying birds or stories of criminal corporate malfeasance, but still: You've gotta see this. A Mother Jones reporter got access to Isle Grande Terre, where he found a handful of guys putting down PAPER TOWELS on the millions of gallons of oil, right near a dead dolphin. Oops, no, wait, to be fair: They are slightly thicker, fancier paper towels. Really.
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