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Progressive. Pro-science. Baseball and hockey lover. Supporter of science based healthcare, opposed to woo wherever it occurs. Native Californian. Educated in New York. Writer. Scoundrel. Jackass.

Occupation: Writer, scientist, wanderer

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Twitter: @skepticalraptor

Diaries published: 100 (6 days since last diary on Wed May 20, 2015 at 01:53 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 402 (5 days since last comment on Thu May 21, 2015 at 02:00 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4432

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: One unvaccinated child was patient zero of a measles epidemic, 353 comments, 268 recommends

People Following SkepticalRaptor: 79

SkepticalRaptor's Most Recent Diaries:

Over and over, I've read comments on the internet (obviously, my first mistake) that there is no scientific consensus about GMOs, or genetically modified organisms (generally crops or food), and ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 286 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 01:53 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
In the world of social media, we generally don't get to know one another very well. Out of the thousands of followers of this blog on Facebook, Twitter, and other outlets, I know only a handful ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 01:29 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This article was written by Dorit Rubinstein Reiss,  Professor of Law  at the  University of California Hastings College of the ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 12:32 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Unless you're a follower of the junk science presented by the pseudoscience shill, Joe Mercola and other crackpots, you probably didn't think much of the artificial sweetener called aspartame (or ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 143 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The anti vaccine cult has hit another low, sending out violent death threats against California Senator Richard Pan , who introduced 
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 81 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
This is a guest post by Karen Ernst, who is the parent-leader of  Voices for Vaccines , a parent-led organization that supports and advocates for on-time vaccination and the reduction of vaccine-
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 04:02 PM PDT with 15 Recommends

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