Tag: measles

Trump To Make Boom Booms In Not America. Wonkagenda for Tues., Aug. 22, 2017

We're going back to Afghanistan (again), Paul Ryan is full of sadz, and Steve Mnuchin's Bourgeois Barbie lets her haters eat cake. Your morning news brief.

Congratulations, Anti-Vaxxers! You’ve Won A Shiny New Measles Outbreak In Minnesota!

Making children sick: It's all the rage!

Anti-Vaccine Film Safely Removed From Robert De Niro’s Ass

Welcome back to the cheaters, rapscallions, and assorted flim-flammers alike. It's time once more for the Snake Oil Bulletin! This week we have a double dose of dumb-dumbs being extra diddly-dumb about vaccines. Do vaccines cause autism? Still nope!...

No, The KKK Is Not And Has Never Been Liberal: A Historysplainer

Of course the Ku Klux Klan was never on the side of liberals and progress. This goes without saying. There can't possibly be anyone who disputes this basic notion, could there? Of course there could. Of fucking course there could....
Connect the dots, sheeple!

2015: The Year Anti-Vaxxers Made Measles The New Black

In 2015, science remained a suspicious activity many conservative politicians thought was probably all a leftist plot, with only one Republican presidential candidate willing to say that climate change is real and human-caused. And that guy never had a...
The real holocausters, we guess.

The Snake Oil Bulletin: Sesame Street Holocausting Your Children!

Greetings, pilgrims! Saddle on up to the caravan here, and let your old pal Dr. Volpe spin you the tale of a joker-faced jackal-beast who decided to pick a fight with puppets. As you'll soon see, dear reader, up...
It's your right to make everyone around you sick

Vermont Anti-Vaxxers Might Have To Start Own Church To Freely Worship Measles

The traditionally godless heathen state of Vermont, home of your favorite socialist and your favorite ice cream, has decided to pick up California's handcrafted hippy-dippy anti-vax woo woo slack. Earlier this year, California Gov. Jerry "Is 'Moonbeam' Still Funny?" Brown signed into law a requirement that parents...

The Snake Oil Bulletin: Anti-Vaxxer Death Squads Will Set Us Free

Welcome back, folks! It's time again for the Snake Oil Bulletin, your weekly guide for all the hottest tips and tricks to feng shui your crystals into an alignment more conducive for your chakral energy surges. Y'know, bullshit. We've...
Are your brains melting yet, Mommy? Are they? Now, about that pony...

California Pries Measles Out Of Anti-Vaxxers’ Cold, Dumb Hands

Hey, how about some Science Nice Time? California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the state's new vaccine requirement into law today, over the cries of "Government Oppression!" and "Big Pharma! Big Pharma! Big Pharma!" from anti-vaxxers. The bill eliminates exemptions...
Think about the real victims, will you?

California GOP Lady: Why Cram Vaccines Down Everyone’s Throat Over One Measly Outbreak?

Last month, the California Senate passed SB 277, a bill that got rid of exemptions for "personal and religious beliefs" from the state's mandate that all children be vaccinated before they can attend school. The bill is still awaiting...
Good infectious fun!

Anti-Vaxxers Furious California Might Take Away Their Precious Measles

A California state senate committee has passed a bill to deprive anti-vaxxers the FREEDOM! to claim their sincerely held personal beliefs trump the rights of their fellow citizens to not catch the measles. As it currently stands, SB 277...
Connect the dots, sheeple!

Today In Duh, Science: Yes, Anti-Vaxxers Caused Disneyland Measles Outbreak. Duh. Science.

Don't you love when science confirms what you already knew in your gut because it is just so obvious? Of course you do, you smug self-righteous liberal, and so do we! Of course we were already blaming anti-vaxxers for...
Who will speak for the loons?

Spokane Board Of Health Member Standing Up For Anti-Vaxx Rights Of Tinfoil Hat Community

It's good to know that there are freedom-loving men like Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan. This weekend, Fagan, a proud anti-vaxxer who somehow got appointed to the Spokane Regional Board of Health, rallied like-minded paranoids to oppose Washington's proposal...
Princess Sunbutt Will Rise Again!

Deleted Comments Of The Week: In Which The League Of The South Weeps And Whines

Gosh golly, Wonkers, have we got a fine load of Dumbth for you this week! We heard from global warming deniers, a creationist, an anti-vaxxer, and a genuine neo-Confederate Southern Patriot who apparently does not actually realize which side...
polka dot party!

Want To Go To A Measles Party? No, You Don’t

If you get an invitation to a really fresh soiree in Marin County, CA, you will probably want to go, because Party! And what a cute invite, with the polka dots and everything, even though it is bring-your-own-sippy-cup to share,...
Science has preserved Chris Wallace in wax since 1997

Ben Carson Will Not Have You Slurring The GOP As Anti- Science, Sir

For all of his entertaining lunacy on everything else, Ben Carson has mostly been one of the most reasonable Republican voices in the most recent weirdness over childhood vaccines. It's almost as if he knows a whole lot about...