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The Year's Best Quackery on Twitter

Quackery Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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1st

Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola

I am an osteopathic physician, health activist and founder of the #1 natural health site Mercola.com. I advocate dietary and lifestyle approaches to health.
Travis Roy
Travis Roy I vote for @mercola for a Shorty Award in #quackery because people die due to his type of misinformation
Javi
Javi I vote for @mercola for a Shorty Award in #quackery because... people need to know natural doesn't imply it works
Rich Fraser
Rich Fraser I vote for @mercola for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he follows hypocrisy, not hippocrates.
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143 votes in quackery
1,277 votes in health
55 votes in woo
50 votes in voterigging
10 votes in mythicalhalfdrinkhalffish

2nd

Dr Rachael Dunlop

Dr Rachael Dunlop

Dr Rachie from the Skeptic Zone, scientist, science communicator, sceptic, podcaster, blogger.
boycottinbev
boycottinbev I vote for @DrRachie for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...she is a drug pusher.
milena
milena I nominate @drrachie for a Shorty Award in #quackery because... skeptics are blarghh
Erin Elizabeth
Erin Elizabeth I nominate @DrRachie for a Shorty Award in #quackery because she convinces sh*ttyawards to remove competitors votes :(
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43 votes in quackery
1,453 votes in health
7 votes in science
5 votes in woo
4 votes in 1

3rd

Jenny McCarthy
Steven Bradley
Steven Bradley I nominate @JennyfromMTV for a Shorty Award in #quackery because she is the most high-profile fool out there.
Jason Gantenberg
Jason Gantenberg I nominate @JennyfromMTV for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...she peddles falsehoods and irrationality.
Humma Kavula
Humma Kavula I nominate @JennyfromMTV for a Shorty Award in #quackery because... she endangers us all w/ her misinfo about vaccines
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16 votes in quackery
33 votes in woo
8 votes in evil
1 vote in health

4th

Nubber Duckie

Nubber Duckie

waddle, waddle, waddle... i live in the desert, where i dunno what water is. and i like the sun. k, thx.
Pablo Barros
Pablo Barros I nominate @NubberDuckie for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he quacks as much as that ranger or that mercola guy.
Lisa Hartwell
Lisa Hartwell I nominate @NubberDuckie for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...they don't come any quackier!
Cait Hagar
Cait Hagar I nominate @NubberDuckie for a Shorty Award in #quackery because... He is soooo cool! http://bit.ly/5g8j...
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5 votes in quackery
1 vote in other

5th

Dan

Dan

23, 4th year Media Engineering student, British, Finland resident, Married
Michael Rosch
Michael Rosch I nominate @Dr. Mercola for a Shorty Award in #quackery because his medical advice is dangerous to all who follow it.
Marti/Michael Parry
Marti/Michael Parry I nominate @Dr Rachael Dunlop for a Shorty Award in #quackery because she is a shortsighted excuse of a scientist
Michael Cecere
Michael Cecere I nominate @Dr Rachael Dunlop for a Shorty Award in #quackery because she loves money more than health
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4 votes in quackery
2 votes in humor
1 vote in music
1 vote in health

6th

Michael Kruse

Michael Kruse

The Anxious Medic is a paramedic, skeptic and semi-retired theatrical lighting designer.
Michael Skowronski
Michael Skowronski I nominate @anxiousmedic for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he is a liar.
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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josephmercola
Penelope Grace
Penelope Grace I nominate @JosephMercola for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he spreads dangerous unscientific rubbish.
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1 vote in quackery
2 votes in woo
1 vote in health

6th
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Matt Khoury

Matt Khoury

Hubby, Father, Christian, Golfer, Photographer, Chef, Apple enthusiast, what else....
Randahl Rust
Randahl Rust I nominate @mkhoury for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...he plays a mean game of PSV
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1 vote in quackery
3 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

6th
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Cerus

Cerus

Food, Fun, and Watching People
DrSharp PulStarChiro
DrSharp PulStarChiro I nominate @cerus84 for a Shorty Award in #quackery because the ones really lining the pockets are the drug companies.
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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Liz Ditz

Liz Ditz

Middle-aged grad student
Leo Lincourt
Leo Lincourt ROFL! RT @lizditz I nominate @HealthRanger for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he's got to win at *something* via @jackofkent @tommorris
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1 vote in quackery
1 vote in awesomeness
1 vote in health

6th
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drracheldunlop
bexter
bexter I nominate @DrRachelDunlop for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...my last vote didn't show up for some reason!
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1 vote in quackery
1 vote in health
1 vote in woo

6th
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Andy Lewis

Andy Lewis

Tweets from the Quackometer and beyond
Marc Phillipps
Marc Phillipps RT: @lecanardnoir: I nominate @HealthRanger for a Shorty Award in #quackery because of the dangerous nonsense he spouts.
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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Ken Lord
DrSharp PulStarChiro
DrSharp PulStarChiro I nominate @Suraky for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he doesn't understand the research on vaccine risks.
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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Michael Cecere

Michael Cecere

Fouder of DodgerzDen, Inc., an online specialty store providing products and educational resources for the raw cat food business.
Stu Spencer
Stu Spencer Stupider than yeast: RT @dodgerzdad I nominate @Dr Rachael Dunlop for a Shorty Award in #quackery because she loves money more than health
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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drrachier
Trevor de Koekkoek
Trevor de Koekkoek I nominate @DrRachier for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...she promotes drug quackery
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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Michael Skowronski

Michael Skowronski

Author of Love Stories that offer Spiritual Wisdom & Relationship Advice. My love stories are True Stories, Sad Love Stories & Inspirational Stories.
Michael Kruse
Michael Kruse RT: @cr8LoveStories: I nominate @anxiousmedic for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he is a liar. // ooo, someones feewings are hurt..
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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Penelope Grace

Penelope Grace

A seeker of Truth and local Jack In The Box restaurants, Wisdom in the mountains of Peru,the Jungles of the Amazon and the hills of Park City, UT
DrSharp PulStarChiro
DrSharp PulStarChiro I nominate @callistathea for a Shorty Award in #quackery because she can't read the truth in research on vaccines.
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1 vote in quackery

6th
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twitteruser
LarianLeQuella
LarianLeQuella I nominate @TwitterUser for a Shorty Award in #quackery because he is the lowest type of scum...
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1 vote in quackery
107 votes in music
57 votes in celebrity
55 votes in customerservice
49 votes in nonprofit

6th
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shortawards
Erin Elizabeth
Erin Elizabeth I nominate @shortawards for a Shorty Award in #quackery because... they seem to delete thousands of votes as they PLEAS
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1 vote in quackery
1 vote in culturalinstitution

7th

Mark Douglass

Mark Douglass

http://claimid.com/markdouglass
Randahl Rust
Randahl Rust I nominate @m for a Shorty Award in #quackery because...
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1 vote in quackery
9 votes in humor
2 votes in news
1 vote in sports
1 vote in sexiness