the good: the bazima chronicles picked best blog by the new york press. way to go miss b!
(completely unrelated, something else from my inbox) (boy, i’m on some subversive mailing lists)
the bad: the hospice raid and the war on drugs — “Last week, DEA agents armed with automatic weapons raided a hospice on the outskirts of Santa Cruz because it grew and used marijuana for its patients, most of them terminally ill. The founder and director, Valerie Corral, who uses marijuana herself to control debilitating seizures as a result of head trauma following a 1973 car accident, was taken away in her pajamas. Suzanne Pfeil, a paraplegic patient suffering from postpolio syndrome, was told to stand up and then was handcuffed in bed when she could not. All the plants were destroyed.”
uh. way to go? woo, war on drugs? get those potsmoking paraplegics off the, er, well not the streets, but you know …
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