Day after day after day.
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Stephen Ohlemacher continues his abuse of statistics by emphasizing "more are poor" without any emphasis on the proximate cause
-One third of America's children lived in homes where none of the parents had full-time, year-round jobs in 2004. That is a slight increase from 32 percent in 2000.Shouldn't the headling be "More Parents of Teenagers Are Duds"?
“Surgeon general: No safe level of secondhand smoke”
Not one word in the article is devoted to those scientists who believe that the secondhand smoke argument is bogus. In other words, this is just a propaganda piece.
Brian Skoloff provides evidence of Viagra's efficacy in writing this hit piece on Rush Limbaugh. (Skoloff takes the drug as a spine substitute).
Seth Borensteing, who lays dubious claim the title "science writer" (unless it's political science) writes a glowing tribute to Al Gore's "scientific" schlock warming movie which is immediately rebutted by a letter from staff on a Senate committee which points out that the piece is shoddy propaganda - as is the movie. [h/t Clarice in comments]