Archive for August 11th, 2008

Mainstream Media Hatchet Jobs aimed at Obama

| August 11, 2008 | 16 Replies
Mainstream Media Hatchet Jobs aimed at Obama

I’m creating a place to collect the incidents where the mainstream media unfairly dumps on Obama. I’ll start with this outrageous Washington Post article (and headline) slamming Obama’s proposed budget even while McCain’s proposed budge is much worse pursuant to non-partisan sources.

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Our hunger for “The Gene for X” stories and other simplistic explanations

| August 11, 2008 | 3 Replies
Our hunger for “The Gene for X” stories and other simplistic explanations

Can one gene make a difference?  Absolutely.  One case in point is Tay-Sachs Disease, a physical condition  where the central nervous system begins to degenerate in a four to six month old child who, until the onset of the disease, appeared normal.  Individuals with Tay-Sachs disease have two copies of a genetic mutation, one copy […]

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