Posts Tagged: Go America!

Popular Cholesterol Pills Now Made of Broken Glass

A generic version of the widely-used Liptor anti-cholesterol drug is being recalled because the pills are full of "glass particles," which we guess is a bad thing? People take so many pills!

And you know how the generics are always a lot cheaper, and who cares because it's not like the brand of the medicine is something you care about? Well, one reason these particular pills are cheaper is because they come from some sketchy factory in India—far away from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which does a pretty lousy job of protecting the food and medicine supply right here in the United States. For instance, one of [...]


I will totally go see the movie.

I probably would have put this up simply for the description alone ("'Caveman' Hides Out After Being Dubbed Hero for Clobbering Robber With Ladder") but it gets even better when you watch the actual clip and listen to AP reporter Lee Powell do his folksy local news voice ("Fighting back with all he had: One. Metal. Stepladder."). Either way, it's things like this that make me proud to be an American.


These colors don't run.

"Crew members of a U.S.-flagged ship have regained control of the vessel from pirates who seized it, a Pentagon official said Wednesday."