Author Archives: Sabina Becker

What is going on in Flint, Michigan?

The Young Turks are on it, and none of the major media are anywhere in sight: Did you know that there’s now a water protector camp in Flint, protesting the profiteers who are trying to frack the fuck out of … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: SCIENCE!

In light of yesterday’s massive marches against Drumpf (and for science), I hereby present: “Good heavens, Ms. Sakamoto” — no, wait, she’s not there. But Buzz Aldrin is!

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Stupid Sex Tricks: Bummer jeans for the bourgeoisie

Yes, those are jeans that unzip all down the crotch, from front of waist to back. And all down the legs, as well. They’re hideous, they’re hideously overpriced, they go from borderline obscene to actually obscene with just the pull … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day to you…

…and a giant FUCK YOU to the White House’s Squatter-in-Chief, who’s now 100 days into his reign of terror, error, and destruction: Are we feeling “Great Again” yet?

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Wankers of the Week: The Mother of All Bozos

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a very crappy one to Donald Fucking Drumpf, who, against all odds, has just passed the hundred-day mark of his farcical presiduncy. And accomplished literally NOTHING he promised to do, although he certainly did stage one … Continue reading

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Adidas stumbles at the Boston Marathon

Want to know how NOT to pay your respects to the victims of terrorism? It’s simple: CASH IN ON THEIR SUFFERING WITH ADS. Unfortunately, Adidas didn’t get that memo: Oops. There are so many better things they could have done. … Continue reading

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The bullshit hypocrisy of Luis Almagro

Oh joy, oh bliss, oh yay. Once more, a brave lone voice of democracy has spoken out against a country creeping ever so slowly yet steadily toward dictatorship. No, he’s not talking about the recent power-grab of Sultan Erdogan in … Continue reading

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Shingles vaccine: More harm than help?

Now, I’m no antivaxxer as a general rule. In fact, I’m very PRO-vaccine. And as I’m coming up on 50, and have had chickenpox as a kid (at age 11), I’ve been thinking about getting an anti-shingles vaccine at my … Continue reading

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Alex Jones is fake news, says his lawyer

Oh, oh. Looks like the world’s messiest conspiracy weirdo is also embroiled in the messiest-ever child-custody battle with his former wife. And in the midst of it all, some surprising things came out, at least from the mouth of his … Continue reading

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Who bombed the Borussia bus?

So far, no perpetrators have been arrested in connection to the April 12 bombing of the bus belonging to a big-league German soccer team, Borussia Dortmund. It’s clearly a terrorist incident. But one “usual suspect” terror group could be ruled … Continue reading

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