Respectful Insolence is a repository for the ramblings of the aforementioned pseudonymous surgeon/scientist concerning medicine and quackery, science and pseudoscience, history and pseudohistory, politics, and anything else that interests him (or pushes his buttons). Orac's motto: "A statement of fact cannot be insolent." (OK, maybe it can be just a little bit insolent.)
Back! Back, you miserable creature from the pit of hell! Back into your crypt!Haven't you already eaten enough of Harry Belafonte's brain? Look what you have him saying now! Even while apologizing, he's digging himself in deeper!