Friday, January 11, 2013

Daily Blend: Friday, January 11, 2013

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • The War on (certain people who use certain kinds of) Drugs gets even worse, thanks to NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s [pictured] nanny-statist bullshit. Only politicians have ego to think they can dictate medical policy better than actual doctors.

  • The fact that he actually said something like, “[S]upposing it is really true so you didn’t get enough painkillers and you did have to suffer a little bit. The other side of the coin is people are dying and there’s nothing perfect,” really tells you all you need to know about the man.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • At least some Republicans still haven’t learned to STFU about rape.
    (via @BuzzFeedAndrew)

  • Salon’s Alex Seitz-Wald effectively destroys the Right’s myth that gun-toting commoners somehow prevent militarized takeovers.
    (via RT: @mmfa)

  • And finally, here’s today’s edition of “I want a dog, dammit”:
    (via @MelanieKV; RT: @ggreenwald)

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