All Further Articles for 2014-03-27

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Let's Have Fun Shooting Up the Affordable Care Act With Lotsa Firepower Because Freedom
Cheerily proclaiming "let's see how much damage we can do," GOP Alabama Congressional candidate Will Brooke fires a .40 Glock pistol, a .270 Cooper rifle and an AR-15 - cue lyrical, slo-mo cartridges flying through the defiant air - at a copy of the Obamacare bill in a new ad proving how serious he is about a. some loving his guns and b. stopping the socialist infamy that is health care for 10 million people who didn't have it before. After conceding "we didn’t quite get the job done," he feeds that ole bill right into a wood chipper to get rid of it and "replace it with a market-based solution,” because to date we've done so well solving our problems with market-based solutions devised by awesome-firepower-wielding idiots.
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Apartheid In A Pipe: Get Your Ethnic Privilege Discount Now
This week - from March 22, World Water Day, to March 30, Palestinian Land Day - marks the first International Week Against Mekorot, an international effort to boycott Israel's national water company and hold it accountable for its grossly discriminatory water practices in Palestine. Following recent victories in Argentina and the Netherlands, the campaign has released a devastating video celebrating "liquid apartheid." Come to Israel, it urges, where Mekorot "makes sure you have all the water you want - if you're of the correct ethnic-religious category." Intense.
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