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Mercury in Pop Tarts?

High Fructose Corn Syrup has been getting a bad rap these days. Producers like it because it is cheaper to use than glucose, so it is used in the foods…

Wives Claim Dogs Listen Better than Husbands

A third of married women with pets consider their animals to be better listeners than their husbands, an AP poll found. And it’s not just women who reach out for…

Crazy Limbaugh Says Oil Spill Work of Hard-Core Environmentalist Whackos

Leave it to Rush Limbaugh to use what could possibly be the most alarming environmentalist disaster in history, for which no one has been blamed, to rail against “hard-core environmentalist…

The Ghetto Economist on the Deficit Commission.

As most of you guys are aware the ongoing deficit hysteria induced the President to form a group specifically tasked to provide ” recommendations designed to balance the budget, excluding…

Urge Congress to Disarm the Child-Killing LRA!

Perhaps because of the lack of interior media coverage, and perhaps because the news does not involve Wall Street thieves, teabaggers, or Britney’s cooter, the media have until recently ignored…

Goldman Sachs… The Musical

Enron, a play by the English playwright Lucy Prebble, has just opened on Broadway this week to rave reviews. This is a compelling story of the Enron scandal as it…

An MMA Welcome to Rebecca Nyberg

With great pleasure I’d like to introduce Rebecca Nyberg to everyone associated with MMA. Rebecca comes to us with experience in copy-writing and editing and much more besides. Expect her…

Scumbag Lures Bear with Donuts then Shoots It

A Pennsylvania hunter was fined $7,000 for luring a black bear with doughnuts, then illegally shooting it. Charles Olsen was spotted in his pastry-packed truck a week before hunting season.…

Liberty: A Meditation

The concept of liberty has never been deeply pondered in the psyche of The Lawyer, except in a specific, very legalistic way that would bore the hairs off the heads…

If Someone Tells You He is a Racist: BELIEVE IT.

So this is what extremism Republican politics have wrought in the last year… This law, SB 1070 Arizona, makes it legal for law enforcement to racially profile and arbitrarily abuse…

Gulf Oil Spill Will be Worst in History

The U.S. military has joined efforts to stop an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico as fears rise about its scale. Five times as much oil as previously thought…

Obama Administration Supports Hunting-Killing of Whales

I was appalled to hear – on Earth Day of all days – that the International Whaling Commission has put forward a deal that would legalize commercial whaling for the…

Massive Oil Spill – Horrifying Consequences for Gulf Coast

Five thousand barrels of oil are spilling into the Gulf of Mexico every day, five times more than previously expected, in the continuing BP offshore oil spill. We’re now approaching…

Birther Limbaugh – Obama is an Alien?

Is Rush Limbaugh a birther? It sure sounded that way to Mediaite during his rant yesterday about illegal immigration. Limbaugh was obsessing over a recent Obama statement condemning Arizona’s new…