Trojan Horse

On an old episode of ‘All in the Family’, Archie Bunker is distraught that a neighbor was robbed. A truck pulled up in front of the house and thieves hauled off all their furniture. ‘I should have known something was up,’ says Archie. ‘The truck said ‘Salvation Navy’.

I was doing some web research and found opinions from the American College of Pediatricians that seemed out of the mainstream. The pediatricians of America are primarily concerned about same-sex marriage. Huh?

A little more surfing cleared up the mystery. The ‘College’ is not to be confused with the American Academy of Pediatricians, which is the large, respected organization that most pediatricians belong to. Not to be confused, unless you want to win an argument with dubious citations.

Pam’s House Blend has a good post about this. It’s always good to consider the source–in the ecology of the net camouflage abounds. Proof of evolution, maybe.

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  1. [...] I wrote about this a while back, here. The post includes a link to ‘Pam’s House Blend’. Pam covered it because she is in a same-sex marriage, which is the kind of thing that the ‘College’ is organized to lobby against. [...]

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