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Donald Trump’s monster shot

April 2nd, 2012 · 4 Comments · anecdotes, Serious overreach

Tweet Just in time for World Autism Awareness Day, but too late for April Fools Day, Donald Trump tells us what he knows about vaccines and autism. Speaking by telephone from his underground hair bunker, Donald Trump told the Fox and Friends couch potatoes this morning: “I have a theory, and it’s a theory that […]

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Taking Tips, Chasing Leads, Solving Problems

November 15th, 2007 · 6 Comments · anecdotes, Careless sourcing, Junk science

Tweet When I was a mere lad growing up in Michigan, I started my early morning Detroit Free Press paper route reading “Action Line”, a page-long column found daily on the left side of the front page. Readers mailed or phoned in complaints, mostly consumer related, and the noble and wise Action Line staff righted […]

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