September 9th, 2007

GetFuzzy Toss -- MadMarty

But at Least We're Not Letting Up on the War On Drugs

While reading this article from the New York Times, I felt like punching something, several times. It's titled "Drugs Banned, Many of World’s Poor Suffer in Pain" and it's about how the war on drugs and the paranoia and completely fucked up priorities that go with it have left a fairly large chunk of the world's population to suffer incredible pain from injury or disease, to lie in pain until they die (which might come sooner if they can find the strength to hang themselves or throw themselves in front of a truck) when the pain medication which could help them is available and cheap, but they're not allowed to have it.

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