Sunday, December 20, 2009

Federal Funding for Needle Exchange

No doubt the good folks at NPR think this is a good thing in their lemon latte world of easy virtue.

Speaking of virtue, if such a thing can be said to exist, we have more false charity on the way and if you think you're performing a meritorious act by voting for "social change" which will extort money from you fellow taxpayers... Never mind the limousine liberals, they can protect their wealth in numerous ways. The middle class and those "rich" people with combined incomes over 90k will pay for this non-sense.

More creeping, frog soup, socialism and degradation especially provided by the inestimable power of your Federal Government.


After two decades, Congress has voted to lift a ban on federal funding of needle exchange programs. AIDS activists are cheering the move, saying it legitimizes needle exchange in the nationwide fight against HIV/AIDS.

For years, needle exchange programs in three dozen states have provided clean needles to intravenous drug users as a way to reduce the transmission of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. But the programs have relied solely on state and local funding because of a longtime ban at the federal level. For years, some regarded needle exchange as an incentive for drug addicts to continue to use.

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