Coca-Cola won’t say how it makes its best-selling Simply Orange orange juice, but one thing is for sure: It’s not so simple. A new investigation by Bloomberg Businessweek shows that the Coke-owned orange juice brand that’s billed as less processed version of Tropicana is in fact a hyper-engineered and dauntingly industrial product. The factory in Florida where the bulk of Coke’s orange juice products are made sounds less like a bucolic grove where natural things grow than an oil refinery where natural things go to die. And yes, that includes the “Grove Made” variety.
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Woah, this is pretty crazy.
You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.
While gun ownership is presented as an expression of liberty, it is defended with images of universal victimhood. We are a nation of damsels in distress, left to reach for an AR-15.
I also think, though, that what people all over the country fear today is being abandoned by their government— if a tornado hits, if a hurricane hits, if a riot occurs— that they’re going to be out there alone, and the only way they’re going to protect themselves in the cold, in the dark, when they’re vulnerable, is with a firearm. I think that indicates how relevant and essential the second amendment is in today’s society to fundamental human survival.
Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President & CEO of the National Rifle Association, responding to a question from Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence prevention. (via huffpostpolitics)
Wait. So we go from too much government to too little government? Why argue with these people when they’re arguing against themselves?