Saturday, December 16, 2017

Trump Censors CDC from Using 7 Words and Phrases

The Trump administration is prohibiting officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases -- including "fetus" and "transgender" -- in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget. Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta were told of the list of forbidden words at a meeting Thursday with senior CDC officials who oversee the budget, according to an analyst who took part in the 90-minute briefing. The forbidden words are "vulnerable," "entitlement," "diversity," "transgender," "fetus," "evidence-based" and "science-based."

Comments

Muh Constitution.

#1 | Posted by klifferd at 2017-12-15 09:03 PM

Holy smokes !!!!!!!!!

#2 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2017-12-15 10:01 PM

Brawndo: it's got what plants need

#3 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2017-12-15 11:01 PM

Hey CDC
www.thesaurus.com
www.thesaurus.com
www.thesaurus.com eg.heterogeneity
gender: its complicated
pre-people
fact-based
faithless-based
Your welcome.

#4 | Posted by bored at 2017-12-15 11:35 PM

Trump Bans Use of Terms "Science-" and "Evidence-Based"

Trump posts in the Nooner? Who'd have thunk!

#5 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2017-12-16 09:18 AM

The "Onion?"

#6 | Posted by danni at 2017-12-16 10:28 AM


So, "fantasy-based" is still OK to use?

#7 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-12-16 10:59 AM

I often wonder if your government even realizes how much of a joke, due to their antics, America has become to the rest of the world in one short year. Nobody with any sense at all is taking anything coming out of the Trump admin. with any seriousness except for doll hands war cries.

#8 | Posted by ghoti at 2017-12-16 02:23 PM

You're banning the use of "evidence-based"?

How in the hell are all your Departments' grant awardees supposed to report their findings? I guess I have to report our outcomes as "evidence-founded".

------' despicable trash.

#9 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2017-12-16 06:01 PM

"Scientifically Inspired By Recorded Observations."

#10 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-12-16 06:08 PM

How in the hell are all your Departments' grant awardees supposed to report their findings? I guess I have to report our outcomes as "evidence-founded".

#3 | POSTED BY RSTYBEACH11

Crayons and paper mache probably.

Besides, anything that would require that kind of detail will probably be eliminated from the budget.

#12 | Posted by Lohocla at 2017-12-16 06:56 PM

Biff's Pleasure Palace & Casino is taking applicants. You may use any words you like.

#13 | Posted by madscientist at 2017-12-16 08:33 PM

Steeve, how is it that you get along so well with women?

I don't compete with them.

--Steve McQueen

#14 | Posted by madscientist at 2017-12-16 08:41 PM

further words and phrases to be banned by trump admin:

dotard
sexual harassment
tangerine golem
cnn
no

#15 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2017-12-16 10:11 PM

further words and phrases to be banned by trump admin:

fiduciary responsibility
conflict of interest
malfeasance

#16 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-12-16 10:15 PM

Let's be fair now. Start a list of what words are acceptable. I'll start . . .

"Duh"

Continue on.

#17 | Posted by Twinpac at 2017-12-17 06:12 AM

As scientists working for the US Government become disillusioned, expect an exodus into private industry, accompanied by an upsurge in scientists abandoning their careers to smoke weed and listen to The Doors.

#18 | Posted by john47 at 2017-12-17 11:00 AM

No worries.

So long as Bubba can pray before his high school football game everything is alright in first amendment land.

#19 | Posted by jpw at 2017-12-17 03:20 PM

It's the Republican way. If you don't talk about it and stay in your penthouse where you can't see it, it doesn't exist.

#22 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-12-18 09:50 AM

Damn................. some deleted my #11

I guess libs don'r have a no no list.

#23 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-12-18 04:41 PM

Let's be fair now. Start a list of what words are acceptable. I'll start ...

"Duh"

Continue on.

#17 | Posted by Twinpac

"Doh"

#24 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-12-18 05:54 PM

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