This is the latest episode of Absurdity Today, the award winning political satire series. Watch and laugh as Julianna Forlano takes on the latest fools while giving you the latest in science, with jokes.
Comcast’s bid to acquire Time Warner Cable, if allowed to occur, would be the 10th largest corporate merger in American history. The company is seeking approval from the FCC and the Department of Justice, who are charged with making sure the giant corporations aren’t breaking any anti-trust laws. But they are already falling into the realm of anti-trust…as in “We the American people DO NOT TRUST this large corporation, whose main goal is to increase its own profit margin, to have our best interests in mind.”
The media is focused on answering the question of what may happen to a user’s service when they should be focused on what will happen to our rights and our democracy. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the government from making any law abridging the freedom of speech or infringing on the freedom of the press. If only our forefathers had included a dictum against market or business endeavors that have the secondary outcome of infringing on these areas. Instead, we are letting the loopholes of the ‘free-market’ decide just how much of our constitutional rights we get to maintain.
A Washington D.C Appeals Court is allowing internet service providers to slow down access speed to any website that doesn’t cough up a fee. So if it takes an extra minute for you to load this funny take-down of the TELECOM-GOVERNMENT, blame Verizon!
The Coal Industry is going to great lengths to screw their former miners, upon whose labor their fortune and success was built, out of their Black Lung disability benefits. Watch the video for your latest political satire news!
Absurdity Today is political satire in the form of a news parody created & hosted by Julianna Forlano. We don’t want to give away the content of this video beyond that, but if you detest the actions and attitudes of The Westboro Baptist Church and its members you will love this.
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