Messmer on Trump Administration Science/Language Suppression And Making America Not So Great Again
Portsmouth, NH– The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that the Trump Administration told them that 7 words are now forbidden from official documents.
FORBIDDEN WORDS/PHRASES ARE:
A senior policy analyst at CDC was told to instead use phrases like: “based on recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes.”
State Rep and Congressional Candidate for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District, Mindi Messmer released the following statement:
“I could see this coming and this is my rallying call to run for Congress – as a woman and a scientist. Prohibiting the use of these 7 words, that are the basis of what defines us as Americans, is deeply offensive. We are nation that respects science, human rights and diversity and we make decisions based on science and facts not perception or whims. Suppressing speech, sanitizing government records, assaulting science, ethnicity and gender dangerously threaten public health and the basic fiber of the United States.
“We are not going backwards. We must continue to move forward.
“Millions of Americans face the threat of becoming refugees due to sea level rise. This is unprecedented and we have no historical base from which to draw to solve these problems. We need scientists, like me, involved in policy making to solve complex issues like these.
“As we face national threats to our drinking water from PFCs and other toxins, we need scientists like me to enact policy that will clean and protect drinking water and the environment for our children and generations to come.
“Send me to Congress to continue to maintain our integrity as a nation and fight against Making American Not So Great Again.”