Archives: 2007

Vaccines are not a Cure for Societal Avoidance of all things sexual

March 10th, 2007, No Comments

Below, is the letter I sent to the NY Times (not published) when they endorsed the vaccine in their editorial section. Science dictates a much broader period of observation before conclusions are reached about the safety and long-term efficacy of a vaccine. By existing standards of vaccine marketing, (however questionable those might be), this vaccine […]

High Court Tosses Phillip Morris Verdict

February 28th, 2007, 2 Comments

Re: AJC article, “High Court Tosses Phillip Morris Verdict” by Mark Sherman, about SCOTUS striking down punitive damages of 79 million in a tobacco death case To the Editor, If punitive damages are supposed to deter wrongdoing only towards the plaintiff, one can now claim that causing the death of a person should not incur […]

Chemicals Redefine Concepts of Community

February 9th, 2007, No Comments

Commentary upon an article in “The Coloradoan“ Kevin Darst’s article, “City leaders try to weed out chemical controversy,” and subsequent posting of letters based on this article, are all disturbing because of the manner in which this problem is being mischaracterized as a local dispute between neighbors. In this story, a woman attempted to alter […]

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