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MountainLaurel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-21-06 02:45 PM
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2. This is one reason
Why I, as a librarian who teaches college students about evaluating Web information, no longer recommend federal Web sites as trusted information sources. And as a former editor for federal research agencies, this reinforces my decision to leave prior to the 2000 election (which we now know was a selection).

This sort of interference began almost as soon as the Bushistas got to DC, with the purging of all information on the Education Department Web site that did not adhere with the No Child Left Behind effort. It's continued in other agencies as well, and other fronts (e.g., the closing of almost all the EPA libraries and serious cuts to HHS grant funding).
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  -Survey Finds FDA Scientists Asked to Lie about Results to Promote Agendas kpete  Jul-21-06 02:40 PM   #0 
  - I am shocked. Public employees manipulated by corps and politicians?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-21-06 02:44 PM   #1 
  - I'm shocked as well. Surely the Republicans wouldn't  SammyBlue   Jul-21-06 02:46 PM   #3 
  - This is one reason  MountainLaurel   Jul-21-06 02:45 PM   #2 
  - Can anyone say Vioxx??  sparosnare   Jul-21-06 02:47 PM   #4 
     - And possibly Lipitor  KurtNYC   Jul-21-06 03:09 PM   #5 
        - Exactly right!  FitzmasAgain   Jul-21-06 03:57 PM   #6 
           - Almost every other cause was a better predictor of CHD  KurtNYC   Jul-21-06 04:32 PM   #7 
 

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