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katusha Donating Member (592 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-10-09 05:56 PM
Response to Reply #94
108. why wouldn't i reply to you?
misinformation should be corrected.
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  -joel stein -"nut allergies-a yuppie invention" madrchsod  Jan-10-09 03:00 PM   #0 
  - yeah he's an asshole. Butt (and it is a big butt)  Warren Stupidity   Jan-10-09 03:06 PM   #1 
  - Apparently kids are being sensitized when parents  Warpy   Jan-10-09 03:46 PM   #16 
  - Peanut butter was around in the 50s as much or more than now  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:13 PM   #30 
     - Yes, but people weren't giving it to infants.  Warpy   Jan-10-09 05:10 PM   #76 
        - In my house they did.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 05:31 PM   #86 
        - When we (Boomers) were infants it was thought the sooner solids were introduced, the better  dflprincess   Jan-10-09 08:42 PM   #152 
  - Yeah, I thought breast feeding was supposed to protect kids from allergies  sybylla   Jan-10-09 03:50 PM   #19 
  - Perhaps, it is because they have been genetically altered or  Jeanette in FL   Jan-10-09 03:50 PM   #20 
  - or a combo of genetic mutation & pesto-crapola poison  SpiralHawk   Jan-10-09 04:25 PM   #35 
  - actually, you nailed it.  Maine-ah   Jan-11-09 07:48 AM   #182 
  - Maybe better record keeping  DBoon   Jan-10-09 04:11 PM   #28 
  - Serious nut allergies are a clue  KT2000   Jan-10-09 04:27 PM   #38 
  - I agree, it's a clue  laundry_queen   Jan-10-09 07:45 PM   #137 
  - My dad had two friends in the 60s who had kids die of nut allergies  gollygee   Jan-10-09 07:49 PM   #138 
  - You're applying current techniques to autopsy 50 year old corpses?  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 09:02 PM   #156 
     - They had autopsies back in the 60s that showed they died of peanut allergies  gollygee   Jan-11-09 08:59 AM   #183 
  - There is some evidence that it is caused by avoiding all exposure.  alarimer   Jan-10-09 11:13 PM   #170 
  - See the "Hygiene Hypothesis"...  Tesha   Jan-11-09 09:48 AM   #184 
  - I have friends who avoid nuts and legums while pregnant and breastfeeding  gollygee   Jan-11-09 10:03 AM   #186 
  - I have to say  Dorian Gray   Jan-11-09 02:28 PM   #192 
     - I'm not really taking a position here.  Warren Stupidity   Jan-11-09 03:41 PM   #197 
        - I should have been more clear about what I think, too  Dorian Gray   Jan-13-09 09:37 AM   #213 
  - My mother is allergic to peanuts and almonds.  PM Martin   Jan-10-09 03:08 PM   #2 
  - My precious niece almost died from a reaction to peanuts  exboyfil   Jan-10-09 03:19 PM   #6 
  - Maybe if you weren't so liberal your mother wouldn't be allergic to peanuts.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 03:56 PM   #23 
     - I've noticed that quite a few of your posts are merely "hurling bombs".  Tesha   Jan-11-09 09:50 AM   #185 
  - Well, he does have a point...peanut butter is main ingredient in that stuff they feed starving  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 03:09 PM   #3 
  - Yes, I'm sure they keep scrupulous records...  ljm2002   Jan-10-09 03:37 PM   #13 
  - We had a fight with a restaurant chain over labeling.  Ms. Toad   Jan-10-09 07:07 PM   #129 
  - It's maddening that they do things like this...  ljm2002   Jan-10-09 08:19 PM   #150 
     - Hidden ingredients are one thing -  Ms. Toad   Jan-10-09 08:25 PM   #151 
        - Yes, that's what gets me mad too...  ljm2002   Jan-10-09 08:58 PM   #155 
  - I've never met someone with a fish allergy.  laundry_queen   Jan-10-09 07:59 PM   #140 
     - Yes, fish allergy is rare but not unheard-of...  ljm2002   Jan-10-09 08:16 PM   #148 
        - you poor thing!  mrs_p   Jan-10-09 09:04 PM   #159 
  - Those starving kids in Africa  Warpy   Jan-10-09 03:47 PM   #17 
  - Yeah.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:03 PM   #25 
     - But if that were true there would be no adults there.  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 05:35 PM   #89 
  - It might be how they process the nuts now -  haele   Jan-10-09 03:13 PM   #4 
  - I don't think it matters if it's commercial or organicc my daughter was eating organic peanut butter  MiltonF   Jan-10-09 03:27 PM   #7 
     - That's scary. How old is she? Was that the first time she ever ate peanut butter?  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 03:29 PM   #9 
        - She was 3 and it was the first time she had peanuts.  MiltonF   Jan-10-09 03:34 PM   #10 
           - Well you should just stop being such a goddamn yuppie and then it would be fine.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 03:52 PM   #21 
  - Joel is an ass sometimes, but there is some truth  louis-t   Jan-10-09 03:16 PM   #5 
  - If you see a small child reacting to peanuts you may take it more seriously. n/t  Libertyfirst   Jan-10-09 03:28 PM   #8 
  - I never said it doesn't exist.  louis-t   Jan-10-09 03:35 PM   #11 
  - Your body can change as you get older.  MiltonF   Jan-10-09 03:39 PM   #14 
  - Fine, but attributing hypochondria to political leanings is dumb as dirt.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 03:55 PM   #22 
  - You win  Caretha   Jan-10-09 06:37 PM   #119 
  - Allergies often develop over time, and if your mother is not otherwise a hypochondriac  ThruTheLookingGlass   Jan-10-09 05:51 PM   #104 
  - Yeah, right  Canuckistanian   Jan-10-09 03:37 PM   #12 
  - Yet peanut allergies are unheard of in Africa  mainer   Jan-10-09 03:44 PM   #15 
  - The "overly clean theory" is bull, I think.  Perragrande   Jan-10-09 04:00 PM   #24 
  - There are multiple layers of nonsense here.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:08 PM   #26 
  - A dirty environment may not be deadly and a 100% clean environment may be impossible,  MH1   Jan-10-09 05:46 PM   #100 
     - Well, yeah.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:55 PM   #106 
  - It's well-documented  mainer   Jan-11-09 03:54 PM   #199 
     - Are they really unheard of?  knitter4democracy   Jan-11-09 05:56 PM   #208 
  - I grew up on a farm. I had and still have asthma. So does my dad.  knitter4democracy   Jan-11-09 05:54 PM   #207 
  - This piece is idiotic.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 03:48 PM   #18 
  - correct answer.  foo_bar   Jan-10-09 04:09 PM   #27 
  - Obviously those are yuppie mammals.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:20 PM   #33 
  - Got that :wank emoticon: for you...  SidDithers   Jan-10-09 06:51 PM   #126 
  - Indeed  Canuckistanian   Jan-10-09 05:58 PM   #109 
  - Awareness of an issue = panic.  Tindalos   Jan-10-09 04:12 PM   #29 
  - Stein is absolutely correct  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:16 PM   #31 
  - Which clearly explains why my nephew gets hives and can barely breathe if he has peanuts  tammywammy   Jan-10-09 04:20 PM   #32 
  - My sarcasm detector is broken.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:22 PM   #34 
  - How come this exists in just the last 10 or 15 years?  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:25 PM   #36 
     - Is there a massive conspiracy among toddlers to invent a peanut allergy? n/t  tammywammy   Jan-10-09 04:27 PM   #37 
     - No. Stupidity and medical ignorance by their lazy parents.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:31 PM   #40 
        - Really?  tammywammy   Jan-10-09 04:33 PM   #42 
           - I would tell her if I had the contact info.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:37 PM   #46 
              - Why don't you give US some info.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:42 PM   #52 
                 - A study trying to disprove a made-up assertion? LOL  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:51 PM   #63 
                    - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-10-09 04:54 PM   #67 
                    - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-10-09 04:54 PM   #68 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-10-09 04:31 PM   #41 
     - I'm 45 and have had anaphalactic nut allergies since 2 yrs old.  alittlelark   Jan-10-09 05:47 PM   #101 
     - Peanuts aren't nuts. They're legumes. nt  mycritters2   Jan-10-09 06:18 PM   #114 
        - They are the ONLY legume I am allergic to.  alittlelark   Jan-10-09 06:19 PM   #115 
     - I am nearly 60. I have an allergy to most tree nuts.. a serious, anaphylactic  annabanana   Jan-10-09 05:52 PM   #105 
     - Charles Richet won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1913...  SidDithers   Jan-10-09 07:03 PM   #128 
  - stein is not a doctor...  rosebud57   Jan-10-09 04:29 PM   #39 
  - You know little about "research" articles by professionals  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:34 PM   #44 
     - That's funny.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:45 PM   #55 
     - After I graduated law school I don't get into them as often as I used to.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:48 PM   #60 
        - You practice law?  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:52 PM   #64 
        - I am in Arizona now.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:54 PM   #66 
           - again are you lying? or too lazy to change your profile?  katusha   Jan-10-09 04:58 PM   #70 
           - Yes it is.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:03 PM   #72 
           - thanks i was getting confused n/t  katusha   Jan-10-09 05:06 PM   #73 
           - ASU is the biggest now.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 05:08 PM   #75 
              - So arguing an idiot point contrary to accepted medical science...  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:12 PM   #77 
              - It is not "accepted medical science"  bamalib   Jan-10-09 05:24 PM   #82 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-09 05:28 PM   #84 
                 - so far you've been wrong on every count  katusha   Jan-10-09 05:35 PM   #90 
                    - How the fuck did we even get onto the subjects of circuit courts and the size of OSU anyway?  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:40 PM   #93 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-09 05:43 PM   #95 
                    - Don't insult iron workers like that.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:45 PM   #98 
                       - true, true, my apologies to iron workers. n/t  katusha   Jan-10-09 05:46 PM   #99 
                    - No, other people brought that up if you look at the posts.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 06:50 PM   #125 
                    - Why would you even reply to me then?  bamalib   Jan-10-09 05:42 PM   #94 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-09 05:44 PM   #96 
                       - why wouldn't i reply to you?  katusha   Jan-10-09 05:56 PM   #108 
              - you can do better than that  katusha   Jan-10-09 05:13 PM   #78 
           - That's nice.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:59 PM   #71 
        - Practicing law doesn't require scientific acumen  depakid   Jan-10-09 05:33 PM   #88 
           - Actually, as someone with more than a passing  Ms. Toad   Jan-10-09 07:30 PM   #136 
              - There's overlap of course  depakid   Jan-10-09 08:54 PM   #153 
                 - Just like bad law, there is also bad science  Ms. Toad   Jan-10-09 10:33 PM   #167 
     - risk for a fatal anaphylactic episode as in FATAL, fatal is not imaginary  rosebud57   Jan-10-09 06:05 PM   #110 
  - are you serious?  katusha   Jan-10-09 04:39 PM   #47 
  - You are citing Wikipedia as an authoritative source?  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:41 PM   #51 
     - for us libruls who can't tell if you're being sarcastic... what are your thoughts on evolution?  foo_bar   Jan-10-09 04:42 PM   #53 
     - Does calling yourself a "liberal" mean you believe any bullshit that is thrown your way?  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:45 PM   #56 
        - gotcha. so you aren't kidding?  foo_bar   Jan-10-09 04:49 PM   #61 
     - everyone of those has a source attributed  katusha   Jan-10-09 04:46 PM   #57 
     - Actually he was citing a press release from the food allergy & anaphylaxis network  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:48 PM   #59 
  - I've seen some really stupid posts on DU during the 5 years I've been here  distantearlywarning   Jan-10-09 04:49 PM   #62 
  - Come on you can come up with something  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:56 PM   #69 
  - Alternatively...  baby_mouse   Jan-11-09 04:47 AM   #179 
  - Seriously.  janesez   Jan-13-09 09:50 AM   #214 
  - Can we PLEASE ban stupid people from posting here?  lynyrd_skynyrd   Jan-10-09 05:19 PM   #80 
  - Do you think you will make the cut?  bamalib   Jan-10-09 05:26 PM   #83 
  - DU is one of the smarter places on the net  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 06:17 PM   #113 
  - God, wouldn't that be GREAT? BUT...  baby_mouse   Jan-11-09 05:05 AM   #180 
  - There may have been people who were born with a sensitivity to  SoCalDem   Jan-10-09 08:16 PM   #147 
  - Not new. Read medieval lit.  knitter4democracy   Jan-11-09 05:57 PM   #209 
  - Joel Stein is another John Stossel, both agendized idiots!  DailyGrind51   Jan-10-09 04:34 PM   #43 
  - there was no such thing in the 70&80's..now it's trendy.  ileus   Jan-10-09 04:35 PM   #45 
  - Cite?  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 04:40 PM   #48 
  - bullshit.  foo_bar   Jan-10-09 04:40 PM   #49 
  - bullshit.  foo_bar   Jan-10-09 04:40 PM   #50 
  - So we should ban peanuts, milk, eggs and soybeans.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 04:44 PM   #54 
     - wtf?  foo_bar   Jan-10-09 04:47 PM   #58 
     - Oh that is coming, rest assured.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 06:49 PM   #124 
        - Yeah. They're already making people turn in their pets! Wait.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 08:13 PM   #144 
           - Wait it is.  bamalib   Jan-11-09 02:57 PM   #194 
     - A lawyer claiming that nut allergies don't exist.  tabasco   Jan-10-09 05:24 PM   #81 
        - I am a criminal lawyer. I don't sue people.  bamalib   Jan-10-09 05:29 PM   #85 
        - What does this mean?  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:33 PM   #87 
        - you're a lawyer, and I'm the king of the Moon  katusha   Jan-10-09 05:37 PM   #91 
        - What do you want - my bar number?  bamalib   Jan-10-09 07:16 PM   #132 
           - o-ho so i was right!  katusha   Jan-10-09 07:53 PM   #139 
        - lol  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 06:09 PM   #111 
           - Except there's nothing authoritarian about accepting the existence  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 06:27 PM   #117 
              - there are all sorts of hazards in life  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 06:40 PM   #121 
                 - Yeah  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 06:47 PM   #122 
                    - why such hostlity?  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 07:16 PM   #131 
                       - You were defending a person who says it doesn't exist  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 07:28 PM   #135 
                          - a suggestion  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 08:15 PM   #145 
                             - That sounds nice.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 09:04 PM   #158 
                                - thank you  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 09:27 PM   #162 
                                - When talking about the deadly food allergies? Yes. Peanuts and tree nuts.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 09:43 PM   #164 
                                - that could well be  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 09:42 PM   #163 
                                   - I'll word that differently  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 09:56 PM   #165 
                                      - I wasn't denying ignorance on my part  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 10:30 PM   #166 
                                         - Oh, I'm sure you did.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 10:36 PM   #168 
                                            - thanks  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 11:05 PM   #169 
        - That's not true.  yibbehobba   Jan-10-09 05:37 PM   #92 
           - Went to ASU  bamalib   Jan-10-09 07:21 PM   #133 
              - names please  katusha   Jan-10-09 08:00 PM   #141 
                 - Proof? Do you want me to post my transcript?  bamalib   Jan-11-09 12:42 AM   #175 
                    - Why don't you just admit  Pithlet   Jan-11-09 12:56 AM   #176 
                    - yes, actually, you've demonstrated no reliability  katusha   Jan-11-09 02:53 AM   #177 
                       - I have failed to earn the trust of some anonymous electrons on the internet  bamalib   Jan-11-09 10:58 AM   #187 
                          - oh you will go on lying alright  katusha   Jan-11-09 01:26 PM   #188 
                             - I said it was 52 and it's 52  bamalib   Jan-11-09 02:06 PM   #189 
                                - pathetic  katusha   Jan-11-09 02:26 PM   #191 
                                   - It is 52 in my link. Please wipe your glasses granny.  bamalib   Jan-11-09 02:53 PM   #193 
                                      - perhaps you should post as bamachicken then  katusha   Jan-11-09 03:22 PM   #195 
                                         - Since you are not concerned about identity theft  bamalib   Jan-11-09 03:52 PM   #198 
                                            - you first bamaCHICKEN, bok, bok!  katusha   Jan-11-09 04:06 PM   #200 
                                               - I am concerned about identity theft unlike you  bamalib   Jan-11-09 04:16 PM   #201 
                                                  - oooh BamaCHICKEN is really scared now.  katusha   Jan-11-09 04:33 PM   #203 
                                                  - When the social worker from community services comes over  bamalib   Jan-11-09 05:11 PM   #204 
                                                  - tsk, tsk, scared and grasping at straws  katusha   Jan-11-09 05:21 PM   #205 
                                                  - In my field I work with social workers all the time.  bamalib   Jan-11-09 07:03 PM   #210 
                                                  - since you are the one with delusions of grandeur  katusha   Jan-11-09 07:50 PM   #211 
                                                  - Is that picture an x-ray of your brain?  bamalib   Jan-11-09 08:08 PM   #212 
  - I had it in the 60's... I'm 45 now.  alittlelark   Jan-10-09 05:47 PM   #102 
  - Apparently you're totally making it up, you authoritarian wuss.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 06:33 PM   #118 
  - When you make things up and post hem on the Internet people notice and tell you you're being stupid.  baby_mouse   Jan-11-09 04:44 AM   #178 
  - WHAT??????!!!!!!!???? I watched a child go into Anaphylactic shock once  Taverner   Jan-10-09 04:52 PM   #65 
  - More scientific illiteracy from the so called "mainstream" media  depakid   Jan-10-09 05:08 PM   #74 
  - Scientific illiteracy from posters in this thread too...nt  SidDithers   Jan-10-09 11:20 PM   #171 
  - Irresponsible fuck  ismnotwasm   Jan-10-09 05:18 PM   #79 
  - It is. And it can get people killed.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 06:56 PM   #127 
  - I've been 'dead' for 20 or so seconds from the 'yuppie invention'  alittlelark   Jan-10-09 05:45 PM   #97 
  - Stein is a nut and as far as I know no one is allergic to Stein  whistler162   Jan-10-09 05:48 PM   #103 
  - Have Americans Gone Nuts Over Nut Allergies?  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 05:55 PM   #107 
  - Oh wahhh. Little pwecious might have to eat a baloney sandwich, instead!  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 07:08 PM   #130 
  - That's a dangerous person who doesn't care how he gets publicity!  mucifer   Jan-10-09 06:11 PM   #112 
  - The utter wussification of Americans has indeed gotten a lot worse over the last decade or so.  BlooInBloo   Jan-10-09 06:21 PM   #116 
  - Indeed. There is a movement to reduce every person to the lowest common denominator  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 06:40 PM   #120 
     - Don't include me in your "I hate political correctness" rant....  BlooInBloo   Jan-10-09 06:48 PM   #123 
     - It most certainly IS what you were talking about. Unless you were unsuccessfully trying for  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 08:57 PM   #154 
     - nice try  Two Americas   Jan-10-09 07:23 PM   #134 
        - No, the rightwingers deny facts. I can't imagine why you are doing it  argonchloride   Jan-10-09 09:05 PM   #160 
  - This flamewar is just nuts.  flvegan   Jan-10-09 08:01 PM   #142 
  - wow...my only flame fest since joining jan 2002.....  madrchsod   Jan-10-09 08:10 PM   #143 
     - This thread is so nuts, it's making me itch.  flvegan   Jan-10-09 08:16 PM   #146 
  - Is "Joel Stein" Savage Weiner's real name?  KamaAina   Jan-10-09 08:18 PM   #149 
  - So if we ignore these allergies will dead children be the next yuppie trend?  JVS   Jan-10-09 09:03 PM   #157 
  - I know. I don't get the "x condition isn't real" trend.  Pithlet   Jan-10-09 09:17 PM   #161 
  - "I was unaware of the existence of Joel Stein before today. I wish I still was." - Snorghagen  struggle4progress   Jan-10-09 11:52 PM   #172 
  - See, I think it's that he tries to pull off a certain type of humor  Pithlet   Jan-11-09 12:33 AM   #174 
  - Allergies can make NO SENSE: I found myself allergic to NEEM  JCMach1   Jan-11-09 12:30 AM   #173 
  - I'm 57 and have had food/inhalant allergies all of my life  DainBramaged   Jan-11-09 06:43 AM   #181 
  - The only thing that surprised me on this thread is that there has been no response from T.H. that  lonestarnot   Jan-11-09 02:12 PM   #190 
  - I'd probably have a sneezing spell in the presence of Mr. Stein  Jack Rabbit   Jan-11-09 03:27 PM   #196 
  - Africans and peanut allergies -- it's early exposure that protects them  mainer   Jan-11-09 04:19 PM   #202 
  - You have to have good nutrition AND childhood exposure to be allergic  McCamy Taylor   Jan-11-09 05:33 PM   #206 
 

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