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Post by Ben Reilly on Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:45 am

The Washington Post reports:

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.”

In some instances, the analysts were given alternative phrases. Instead of “science-based” or ­“evidence-based,” the suggested phrase is “CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes,” the person said. In other cases, no replacement words were immediately offered.

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Post by 'Wolfie on Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:21 am

scratch


Sounds like the Don's been taking lessons from the Ayatollahs  ???
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Post by Original Quill on Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:44 pm

Oh...I didn't see this thread before I posted on US and Canada. Anyway, the article is over there if you want to merge, Ben.

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