What kind of monsters …

… would willfully and knowingly infect people with gonorrhea and syphilis without their knowledge or consent?

The Tuskegee revelations were bad enough. One shrinks with horror at what other abominable past and present secret government programs will be revealed in future.


  1. Steve LaBonne says

    This is why we should never accept the excuses for why governments “need” to cloak so much of what they do in secrecy.

  2. jpmeyer says

    Whenever people bring up the urban legend about AIDS being some secret CIA program as some kind of nutty left-wing equivalent of nutty right-wing conspiracy theories like Obama’s birth certificate, I point them towards the Tuskegee Experiments as a rebuttal that that’s one conspiracy grounded in a fear of something actually did happen and isn’t quite so far-fetched any more.

  3. says

    So should we believe our governments when they claim to treat everyone equally and that there is no division into first-, second- and third-class people?

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