|Andrew Wakefield: fraud|
Progressives who refuse vaccines for their kids might be shocked to learn they had been duped by the Tea Party. But that’s exactly what has happened, thanks to Tea Party congressman Dan Burton and an English doctor who was paid $668,000 to fake his data.
The English and some Europeans fell for this quack doctor with dismal consequences (2013 epidemic). Most Americans have been less gullible. But it’s still good to remember that vaccinations will prevent an estimated 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths during [Read more...]
So Republicans think free public community college is a waste of money, but they’re still OK with high school. (Next the Tea Party will want to charge for that too.) But providing education the way Obama proposes will be more cost-effective than high school. First, it gets rid of everyone with a C+ average or lower. So we’re not paying for those who aren’t getting anything out of it, and we’re getting rid of the trouble-makers and [Read more...]