Bad Fucking

badfuckingBad Fucking

There’s an entire book on Bad Fucking (rhymes with booking), but it’s neither a treatise on awkward sex nor a recap of the horrible buggering PZ Myers gave to Michael Shermer.  In reality, it’s a crime thriller set in a real life town in Austria.  For the record, the good folks in Fucking are aware that their name causes some consternation in the English speaking community, but to quote their mayor, whose devotion to Fucking knows no bounds:

“everyone here knows what it means in English, but for us Fucking is Fucking—and it’s going to stay Fucking.”

An understandably popular book with foreign tourists, the title also succinctly summarizes the state of American health care.  Just how bad a fucking the citizens in the US are getting from the medical services community, even in the wake of the much vaulted Obamacare “improvements”, are highlighted in the pictures shown below. Continue reading

Debunking the “Big Floss” Lobby

Just a small taste:

To hear the corporate “tools” of Big Floss tell it, we need to use their products not simply every day, but many times a day. They’ve created a seemingly limitless array of products that they are forcing, literally, down our throats. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, mouth wash! There appears to be no end to the number and type of products they insist we must buy to fuel their corporate ambitions.



Too Poor to Live

Great country we’ve got here.

I’m really sad this morning. It took our FUBARed health insurance system to finally push immense talent Vic Chesnutt over the cliff of despair this week. He needed kidney surgery and faced losing his home to pay for it. A songwriting hero to people like Kristin Hersh, Michael Stipe and Patti Smith, the Athens, Georgia performer took an overdose and spent his last few days in a coma.

More at Crooks and Liars.