Monday Meanderings

Historiann: The jaw-dropping stupidity of opinion journalism today 

Yes, Arthur:  even this Marxist feminist American historian–or anyone else with a copy of the U.S. Constitution and The Federalist Papers–can tell you that this is the original kulturkampf in these United States.  Brooks then goes back to quote Thomas Jefferson in 1801 to “prove” that the U.S. has always been about free enterprise.  (Because as we’ve already established, many editorialists, especially of the conservative variety, are apparently incapable of recognizing or understanding the fact that there was no such thing as a consensus on anything among the so-called “Founding Fathers.”)  Well, yes Arthur:  a small federal government was the Antifederalist/Democratic ideal, wasn’t it?  Except . . .

Dr. Anderw Wakefield is banned from practicing medicine in the UK.

The doctor who first suggested a link between MMR vaccinations and autism is to be struck off the medical register.

The General Medical Council found Dr Andrew Wakefield guilty of serious professional misconduct over the way he carried out his controversial research.

It follows a GMC ruling earlier this year that he had acted unethically.

tallguywrites: The Facts in the Case of Andrew Wakefield (the whole story – in comic book form!)

1 MMR Vaccination Scandal Story

Oh joy, not only did they give the Oil Companies waivers, MMS failed in its fiduciary responsibility as well, failing to collect billions in fees.