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America's Priorities

Visit to the sleep doctor: $500

Custom orthotics: $350

.22 Beretta: $200

Ending your suffering in this shithole country: Priceless

Russian Tourism Guide Nails US Culture

Acting romantic only gets you in trouble with American women. And our extreme optimism bias means we have to hide and keep secret all our problems, embarrassments, insecurities, etc. 127 more words

US Forces Poor to Subsidize Rich

The mortgage interest deduction is regressive, ineffective, wasteful, distorts the housing market (although worshippers of density and housing supply never admit it), and comes at the cost of denying 76% of eligible Americans the housing help they’re entitled to–under current law; not what they actually need. 130 more words

Shuffle up and deal

NOFX — We Called it America

Love it when a punk song comes up on the shuffle and this song is appropriate for the dark and dreary times we’re struggling through. 223 more words

Music

Guns Don't Kill People!

Our Constitution’s preamble says, “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” 485 more words

WashPost's Dana Milbank: American Optimism Dying

Dana Milbank column in Washington Post

DUH! Our economic and political systems have failed us. We are a fascist, third world failed state/police state (e.g. 37th in health care, 24th in lifespan, 36th in satisfaction with amountĀ of freedom, 64th in economic equality). 476 more words

Robert Stark interviews John Robb

Listen to the interview.

Robert Stark talks to John Robb of Global Guerrillas . John is an author, inventor, entrepreneur, technology analyst, engineer, and military pilot. 173 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies