I won't name the people who tipped me off to this story---no hat tips, no links. I don't want to endanger them. This story may just be too controversial, too risky. It's about a naturopath named "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen.
It's not that it's so dangerous to write about naturpaths and their assault on medical science and on logic itself. But apparently, it is NOT AT ALL COOL to use the name "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen. You see, "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen claims that it is illegal to use the name "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen without written consent from her lawyers. I have a problem with this.
How are we to tell the world about "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen's amazing accomplishments? You see, according to "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen's website, she is an "alpha scientist". That's pretty cool, so I don't know why she wouldn't want people to write things like "'Dr.' Ann de Wees Allen is an alpha scientist!!11!!" In fact, according to her website, "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen is "in the forefront of scientific breakthroughs" including such things as nanotechnology, "sickle cell polymorphisms", and, most intriguing, "edible computer chips" (Frito-Lay ™, watch out!).
I think it's even more important to point out the accomplishments of an alpha scientist like "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen because she gives hope to budding alphas everywhere. This hope comes form her ability to be an "alpha scientist" despite a lack of any significant contributions to the scientific literature. And if we couldn't write her name, how would we be able to tell anyone that "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen is the "queen of arginine"?
I can maybe see her being a little worried about idiots though. There is a website out there calling itself "Ripoff Report" that says some pretty mean things about her. I'm going to share with you some of those mean things so that you can empathize with "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen.
HER CLAIM TO HAVE A DOCTORATE DEGREE IS ALSO UNVERIFIED. NOTHING SHE HAS SAID PROVES ACTUAL, LONG OR SHORT TERM ASSOCIATION WITH TRUE SCIENCE.
WHILE HER PRODUCT SEEMS TO TRIGGER MOST OF THE KNOWN BENEFITS OF L-ARGININE THERE IS NOTHING SPECIAL ABOUT IT OTHER THAN THAT IT IS HEAVILY OVER PRICED AND ITS POINT OF SALE AND PRICE IS LITTERALLY ALL OVER THE MAP.
See what I mean? Sure, "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen may use 26 point fonts on her webpage, but is that cause to use all caps? But the mean all caps guy did say some nice things about her to:
IF YOU NEED A NICE LOOKING WEB SITE WE DO ADVISE YOU CONTACT HER AS SHE HAS, AT LEAST, ABSOLUTELY PROVEN TO KNOW HOW TO HANDLE THAT WELL.
I really hope that "Dr." Ann de Wees Allen considers the children, especially girl children who may wish to become the next "queen of arginine", although that may be a hereditary position. Still, the idea holds. Her fame and success must not be left unsung.