Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Daily Blend: Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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  • “Isolated incident” in Dallas, TX: Cops barge into wrong house, arrest and brutalize man without finding any evidence. Bonus: Includes charming comments from apparent Dallas cop in comments.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • “Isolated incident” in Fitchburg, MA: Feds chainsaw their way into wrong apartment, terrorize mother and toddler. Includes pitbull puppy who miraculously wasn’t shot.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • Jen McCreight tears into Susan G. Komen for the Cure [pictured] for cravenly backstabbing Planned Parenthood to appease anti-abortionists.

  • Twitter does censorship right by being transparent about it, or something.
    (via @normative)

  • Amazing: A letter from a former slave to his old master.
    (via @GretaChristina)

  • Good point about sexualization in comics: “Near-naked superhorny women is a male fantasy. Being a hulking Adonis who can punch through tanks is also a male fantasy.

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.