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Society & Culture

Star-Spangled Baggage: How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, internet, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 19 hours ago - commondreams.org
We might need to take a look at the violence and give it a second thought. Why shootings on military bases? Why are the police so violent?
Rick Perry Hopes Combination of Wearing Glasses and Not Talking Will Make Him Seem Smarter-- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 19 hours ago - newyorker.com
At a recent political stop in San Antonio, the newly minted Governor Perry was on display, wearing his glasses and gesticulating expressively while saying nothing for thirty minutes.****HUMOR***SATIRE***
The Campaign to "Cancel" Colbert
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, Colbert, dishonesty, culture, freedoms, government, humorist, joke )

Kit
- 3 days ago - newyorker.com
#CancelColbert started with Suey Park, a twenty-three-year-old writer and activist, who, in December of last year, came to Twitter prominence when she set up #NotYourAsianSidekick, an online conversation that encouraged Asian-American women[....]
Nation Stunned to Learn Congress Accomplished Something Fifty Years Ago
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - newyorker.com
Millions of Americans were in a state of shock this past week after learning that Congress had accomplished something fifty years ago. ***HUMOR***SATIRE
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States -- Onion News!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Culture, humor, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - theonion.com
The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord ***HUMOR***ONION NEWS!!!.
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

Cal
- 3 days ago - csmonitor.com
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
BREAKING NEWS: Boston Police Take Attempted Bombing Suspect Into Custody
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 3 days ago - nbc15.com
Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Save Our Post Offices, MoveOn.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, government, rights, society, Post Office, petitions, usa )

GGmaSheil
- 6 days ago - saveourpostoffice.us
Petitions to save US Post Offices around the country. Please sign as many as you can. Thank You.
Florida Man Fired After Mistaking Corpse for Mannequin
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, death, odd news, sucicide )

Kit
- 14 days ago - bbc.com
A Florida apartment concierge who mistook the dead body of a 96-year-old resident for a mannequin has been fired, local media report.
Debunking the Attempted Debunking of Our 10 Poverty Myths, Debunked
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, health, law, media, philanthropy, police, poverty, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 14 days ago - motherjones.com
If National Review really believes in defending the Second Amendment, why'd they bring a knife to this gun fight?
Boehner: "I Don't Want to Live in a World Where Seven Million People Get Affordable Health Care" -- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 14 days ago - newyorker.com
"I don't like to get so emotional," he said. "But when seven million people signed up for Obamacare, a part of me died." *** Humor ***
Searching for Answers After Another Ft Hood Slaughter
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, death, freedoms, military, police, politics, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 16 days ago - thedailybeast.com
While the gunman's motive is still unclear in Wednesday's deadly incident at the Texas Army base, military officials say he had "mental health issues."
President's Announcement of Health-Care Numbers Angers Opponents of Math -- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 16 days ago - newyorker.com
Tuesday's announcement by President Obama that 7.1 million people have signed up for Obamacare set off a firestorm of controversy among opponents of math in the U.S. Congress. ***HUMOR***
Supreme Court Defends Wealthy's Right to Own Government -- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 16 days ago - newyorker.com
"Our founding fathers created the most magnificent democracy in human history. Now, thanks to this decision, the dream of owning that democracy is a reality." ***HUMOR****
 

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