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CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity - The Washington Post
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.
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yesterday by asterisk2a
CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
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.”
by:LenaHSun  by:JulietEilperin  from:TheWashingtonPost  aCdc  censorship  fascism  DonaldTrump  abortion  LGBT  geo:UnitedStates  politics 
2 days ago by owenblacker
Brexit, Trump and a generation of incompetents
It’s useful here to recall the contrast — often drawn in the US in the 1990s — between the “greatest generation” who fought the second world war, and the baby boomers. From the 1940s until the 1990s, most politicians in both countries were men who had fought a world war. That experience shaped them. Harold Macmillan, British prime minister from 1957 to 1963, had been wounded five times in the first world war. Once, after being hit in the knee and pelvis, he lay in a shell hole for 12 hours, medicating himself with morphine, playing dead when Germans came near, and reading Aeschylus in the original Greek, writes Richard Davenport-Hines in An English Affair.

Macmillan reflected much later that posh o􀀶cers such as himself, leading working-class troops, “learnt for the first time how to … feel at home with a whole class with whom we could not have come into contact in any other way”.
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It’s often said that today’s politicians have no experience outside politics, but they do. Bush Jr ran a baseball club, Boris Johnson wrote funny columns, and Trump played a successful businessman on television. Along the way they learnt a skill their predecessors mostly lacked: performing on mass media.

Then came populism, which validated amateurism. No need for “experts” — anyone could do the job. Thoughtful people who couldn’t bellow simplifications on TV drifted out of politics.
by:SimonKuper  from:FinancialTimes  DonaldTrump  BorisJohnson  GeorgeWBush  politics  BabyBoomers  HaroldMacmillan  geo:UnitedKingdom  geo:UnitedStates  Brexit  incompetence 
3 days ago by owenblacker
Will Trump's lows ever hit rock bottom?
A president who would all but call Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand a whore is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of George W. Bush.

This isn’t about the policy differences we have with all presidents or our disappointment in some of their decisions. Obama and Bush both failed in many ways. They broke promises and told untruths, but the basic decency of each man was never in doubt.

Donald Trump, the man, on the other hand, is uniquely awful. His sickening behavior is corrosive to the enterprise of a shared governance based on common values and the consent of the governed.
by:USATodayEditorialBoard  from:USAToday  DonaldTrump  geo:UnitedStates  politics  racism  misogyny  incompetence  democracy 
5 days ago by owenblacker

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