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Archives for March 15, 2010

While I’m crashing polls…

While I’m crashing idiotic Internet polls, I might as well see if I can send some tactical air support over to Steve Salzberg, who wrote an excellent blog post about the Autism Omnibus ruling that I just wrote about earlier today. Steve’s blog post is entitled Vaccine Court Ruling: Thimerosal Does Not Cause Autism, and…

Perhaps you’ve heard of the case of Poul Thorsen. Perhaps not. Either way, that anti-vaccine movement was making a huge deal over this Danish psychiatrist and researcher for two reasons. First, he has become embroiled in some sort of scandal involving research funds at his former place of employment, Aarhus University, leading the ever-hyperbolic Robert…

Of course, the best way to decide such questions is to vote, right? I know, I know, I’ve complained about poll-crashing before, but, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.