Worth Reading: Nasty Rap for Would-be Rep; China’s Toxic Kids; Perry Prays but Won’t Pay

Video Gets Deservedly Bad Rap

There are nasty, ugly, racist tv ads. And then there’s this. Click on picture above to watch the video. Story on this from Salon.




China’s Poisoned Children

The Chinese government is covering up the fact that hundreds of thousands of children living near industrial areas in China are suffering from lead poisoning, according to Human Rights Watch. It says the authorities are denying parents tests and medical help, and sending children back to contaminated homes. Read more about it here.

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Gov. Perry Loves to Pray But Not to Pay

When it comes to religion, the evangelical governor of Texas and presidential hopeful, Rick Perry, talks the talk but does he walk the walk? He apparently only tithes one half of one percent of his income. Read more here.

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