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By Pancho Montana
Mexican Drug War: The Narco-Welfare State . . . Drug Cartels Take Care of Their Soldiers Better Than The Government?

MONTERREY, MEXICO — Another day, another shootout. Forget about the tropical storm that hit the Pacific just now, it’s raining bullets in this biatch. It seems that every day there is another firefight in this or that part of the…

Oct 29, 2009 | Comments (15)

By Eileen Jones
Paranormal Activity: Small, Cheap, Good

I finally got around to seeing Paranormal Activity, the low-budget ghost movie that’s making so much money. It’s spinning through the predictable cycle already charted by The Blair Witch Project ten years ago: 1) early fan buzz and glowing reviews,…

Oct 25, 2009 | Comments (20)

By Mark Ames
As The Billionaires Plunder Alabama, U.S. Troops Occupy Towns...Illegally

This article was first published in Alternet. Editor’s Note: The shocking transfer of public wealth to Wall Street’s pockets is illustrated vividly in Mark Ames’ article below, which covers some very disturbing recent events in Alabama, where billionaires and banks…

Oct 24, 2009 | Comments (44)

By Mark Ames
Get Sterilized Or Die: Insurance Company Tells Mother Her Fertile Womb Is "A Pre-Existing Condition"

Just when you thought you’d seen all the health-insurance evil possible, now comes another shocker: a UnitedHealth subsidiary in Colorado denied coverage to Peggy Robertson, mother of two, because she wasn’t sterilized after her caesarian-section delivery procedure, according to a…

Oct 22, 2009 | Comments (44)


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By Matt Harvey
Exposing the Media Bullshit Behind New York's Supposed Heroin Epidemic

This article was first published in the New York Press. HE WEARS A black hoodie to protect himself from the cold rain. The baby-faced guy is Dominican, probably in his early twenties. He rushes by me at the Graham Avenue…

Oct 21, 2009 | Comments (45)

By Mark Ames
Koch Family & The Tea Bagger Loonies 1961-2009: JFK Faced Exact Same Crazy Rightwing Billionaire Family As Obama

Gen. Walker in Mississippi trawling for pro-segregationist cock While wasting time yesterday I looked up that bizarro rightwing “patriot” General Edwin A. Walker, who was fired by Kennedy for insubordination, and who was later allegedly nearly shot by Oswald in…

Oct 17, 2009 | Comments (36)

CNN Correspondents Slurp Corporate Ass Juice

A few days back, Jon Stewart had a great segment ridiculing CNN for “playing journalist” by getting tough on an SNL skit for “not getting the facts right,” even though CNN regularly allows health insurance shills to trash healthcare reform…

Oct 16, 2009 | Comments (10)