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Chilis Grill and Bar serving vaccine rejectionism

April 4th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Facepalm

Tweet Chilis Grill and Bar, which operates over 1200 restaurants, refuses to explain its plan to donate 10% of its sales on April 7 to the National Autism Association,  a well-known anti-vaccine advocacy group. “Right now we are coming up with what we are going to say about it,” a corporate spokesperson told AutismNewsBeat. She […]

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Talk About Child Abuse

September 19th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Facepalm, Junk science

Tweet Listen to the parents! That’s what discredited and cult-like autism advocacy groups tell us. What they really mean is “pay no attention to the science – just listen to our unconfirmed anecdotes!” Groups such as Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) and Jenny McCarthy’s Generation Rescue are notorious for excluding or ejecting skeptics and neutral […]

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Live blogging the autism hearing

November 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Facepalm

Tweet You can watch the House Committee on Government Operations and Reform online HERE. 12:59 pm CT – Joe Biden is shopping for children’s books at Costco. Welcome to C-Span 3. 1:00 – OK, here we go. Chairman Darrel Issa reminds us that the mission of the committee is to make sure tax money isn’t […]

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Meet the new parent advice columnist
for the Chicago Sun Times

November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Facepalm

Tweet From the UK’s Sun, we learn that “PLAYBOY babe Jenny McCarthy has revealed she was once so high on drugs she tried to have sex with a TREE.” And from the Chicago Sun-Times we learn that McCarthy’s Google PhD is good enough to land a gig as that paper’s parent advice columnist. Talk about […]

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