All Further Articles for 2012-07-12

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Team U.S.A: Made In China
The opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in London will see Team U.S.A. decked out in obligatory red, white and blue, from beret to blazer. Designed by Ralph Lauren, and made - yup - in China.
Read more
Mr. Free Stuff Says Black People Just Want Free Stuff and Probably a Lot of You Other Slackers Do Too
Another WTF?! from the racist arrogant creep that is Mitt Romney, who responded to the NAACP's booing his desire to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act by saying - later, not to their faces - that they just want "more free stuff from the government," like those uppity women who want health care and students who want an education and and. Just wow. "Remind them of this, if they want more free stuff from the government, tell them to go vote for the other guy."
Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Totally Mad
To mark its 60th anniversary of "high-quality idiocy," MAD Magazine has a new book, "Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity," with a foreword by Stephen Colbert and Eric Drysdale. Just in time.
Read more
This Is Our Government
The House of Representatives has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 33rd time. They have now spent almost 89 taxpayer-funded hours in what one critic called a "boil-the-bunny" effort to remove health coverage for 30 million Americans. Immediately after the vote, they turned to another pressing issue: their Congressional golf team. No, really.
Read more
The No-No's of Tule Lake
Japanese-Americans last week made a pilgrimage to the former internment camp at California's Tule Lake where over 18,000 "disloyal" members of their community were held during World War II for answering "no" to two key questions in a loyalty test they may or may not have understood, rendering them “enemy aliens.” Could their brutal treatment and the racist hysteria behind it be any more timely?
Read more