Part 2 of the BMJ vaccine series: "Secrets of the MMR scare: How the vaccine crisis was meant to make money" http://j.mp/fa9qnh
|How the vaccine crisis was meant to make money -- Deer 342 -- bmj.com|
Resistance to corrections alert - Jonah Lehrer on cognitive dissonance and Jenny McCarthy's response to BMJ vaccine story http://j.mp/fg7df7
|Cognitive Dissonance | Wired Science | Wired.com|
Last week, the BMJ reported that the first paper to claim a link between autism and childhood vaccines - a 1998 study of 12 children by Dr. Andrew Wakefield -
Time for the legislative version of Godwin's law -- on day 2 of HCR debate, Dem rep. compares GOP spin to Nazi propaganda http://j.mp/gxegoM
|Dem likens GOP reform rhetoric to Nazi propaganda - On Congress - POLITICO.com|
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) took the debate over health care reform to a new level late Tuesday night, suggesting to a deserted House floor that Republican rhetoric around health care is akin to the...
Hertzberg correctly blames "veto points" (poli sci!) for legislative inaction rather than failure of Obama/Dem leadership http://j.mp/eOmOiZ
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Limbaugh Mocks Chinese President's Untranslated Speech | Media Matters for America
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WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has received consistently-good news from recent polls showing modest but consistent improvement in his job-approval ratings since November. How much is attri...
|House begins debate on health-care repeal with a collegial tone|
This time around, there were no frightening warnings about
|Intermittent Fact-Checking Continues At Washington Post | Media Matters for America|
Even worse than Kos's "Mission accomplished, Sarah Palin"? Lakoff called AZ shooting "tea party murder" http://j.mp/dQ5YSg
|George Lakoff's response to 'Politicizing the tragedy in Arizona?' - The Arena | POLITICO.COM|
George Lakoff's response to 'Politicizing the tragedy in Arizona?'
Sad realities of US health care -- econ analysis of how bankruptcy can serve as high-deductible health insurance for poor http://j.mp/i7AigO
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The Onion: Political Pundits Surprisingly Good At Getting Inside Mentally Unbalanced Shooter's Head http://j.mp/hb4uQm (via Chait)
|Political Pundits Surprisingly Good At Getting Inside Mentally Unbalanced Shooter's Head | The Onion - America's Finest News Source|
NEW YORK—According to media analysts, the nation's TV commentators and political pundits have proved uncannily accurate when describing the deeply disturbed inner thoughts of accused Arizo...
No effect of Obama's election on traffic stops, crime rates, organ donations, etc. Not sure why this is surprising. http://j.mp/fDSZi9
Momentary taboo on using the word "killing" reminiscent of "freedom fries" moment. The bill's name is dumb, but it's a f---ing metaphor.
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A journalistic experiment intended to explain "beauty contest" dynamics in the stock market -- kind of a cool concept http://j.mp/hsH83J
Ranking Cute Animals: A Stock Market Experiment : Planet Money : NPR
George Allen's Senate run will prompt a re-run of the "macaca" debate, but important to remember it's just one example http://j.mp/hHtDBj
|George Allen's "macaca" gaffe - Brendan Nyhan|
According to the Washington Post, Senator George Allen, the 2008 presidential contender with an ugly history of exploiting racial issues, has described his senatorial opponent's non-white staffe...