Friday, June 03, 2011

Daily Blend: Friday, June 03, 2011

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VS Naipaul
VS Naipaul
  • US Health and Human Services Department rejects Indiana GOP’s attempt at axing Planned Parenthood funding with proposed Medicaid changes.
    (via ThinkProgress)

  • … So, naturally, Indiana officials proclaim their bold intention to enforce the illegal law anyway, putting all critical state Medicaid funding at risk. Brilliant tacticians, aren’t they. | Update: (06/16/11) – Justice Department now joins the battle against these idiots.

  • Orthodox Jewish leaders apparently think the way the Catholic Church deals with clerical child abuse cases is the right approach to take.

  • You know the report that the ACLU is supposedly suing to give prisoners access to porn? Rightist-spread bullshit, as usual.

  • VS Naipaul [pictured]: No woman author past or present writes as good as I do! Me: At least people have actually actually heard of Stephanie Meyer.
    (via @ebertchicago)

  • The Courtier’s Reply … in sausages.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • Headline of the day.
    (via @radleybalko)

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