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#1 of 3 Old 09-29-2005, 07:39 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i was hanging out at the vaccination area and someone posted an article, Dangerous Witchdoctoring by someone named Catherine Seipp.

Arghhh... I don't see the connection! (Maggiore and vaccinations)

well, the writer in question also makes some pretty derogatory statements about circumsicion:

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And silly as the anti-circumcision, breastfeeding-until-four, family-bed philosophies of Paul Fleiss and Jay Gordon (who began his career in Dr. Fleiss’s office) are, at least they don’t endanger public health.
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Sure, uncircumcised boys are more likely to have infections when they grow up, but urologists need to earn a living too. Ditto psychotherapists, who should be kept busy for decades dealing with the results of breastfed preschoolers and children kept in bed with their parents through grade school.
i can't for the life of me figure out what a mother with HIV breastfeeding her child has to do with the state of that child's penis, but i sent a link to feebeeglee so she can get some education anyway....

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Sure, uncircumcised boys are more likely to have infections when they grow up, but urologists need to earn a living too.



Oh yeah, let's leave all our boys intact...so someday we can give our local urologist business----BLECH!

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my response was it's so much better to give the ob/gyn $200-250 for half the population. and my son had a ton of ear infections but no one let him cut of his ears....

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