Sometimes, other folks make it easy for me. I have nothing to add to this.
Oh, I'll add this, since Colbert doesn't really debunk it: Vaccines do not cause autism, the vast majority of vaccines don't contain mercury, the one flu shot that still does doesn't have it in a toxic form, and even then it has a dose smaller than what you get eating a can of tuna.
Vaccines are important. Talk to your board-certified health care provider and see if you need to get yours.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.