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Keystone Kops

Incompetence incarnate. One of the staples of Mack Sennett's silent-movie comedies from World War I through the 1920s was a group of clumsily ineffective policemen known as the Keystone Kops (Keystone was the name of Sennett's film company). The Kops moved as a group, bumping into each other, driving their car in circles, and otherwise achieving nothing in the way of law enforcement but producing lots of movie mayhem. As a phrase to describe a group that accomplished nothing after lots of effort, “Keystone Kops” would suit them to a T.
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For information about Nonviolence KOPS, contact Jacqueline Steingold at (313) 255-4754 or NOWJacquie@aol.
When the AmeriCorps Nonviolence KOPS members are sworn in this September they will comprise the second largest corps in the Michigan.
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Kops said she started the business with about $1,000 in initial start-up capital.
Kops returns to MGM after having previously worked for the company in August 1994, where he served as Manager, Field Publicity and Promotions.
Kops says that despite passage of the federal mandate in 1961, neither the FDA nor manufacturer Wyeth-Lederle has been able to show for certain that adequate steps were taken to eliminate SV40 from all stages of the manufacturing process, which involved passing the polio virus through monkey kidney tissue.
Whether SV40 was removed from Sabin Oral Polio Virus strains remains a serious and unanswered question," writes Kops, who has represented several plaintiffs in polio vaccine products liability cases.
According to Kops, Lederle told national health officials during a 1997 conference in Bethesda, Md.