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Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Turquesa
Peter Rost on Manipulating Medical Data

Nobody gets to dismiss this video because it came from You Tube. (There's a history of this tactic in the vax forum). That is as absurd as dismissing a book just because it came from the library. ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 204
Posted By Turquesa
Yea, I read through my post about how we fill our...

Yea, I read through my post about how we fill our homeschool days and realized that I sort of contradicted myself. :shy

Also, this is my first year of homeschooling, and the most surprising...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 204
Posted By Turquesa
We spend 2-3 hours on conventional lessons, and...

We spend 2-3 hours on conventional lessons, and at least one hour on all of that educational but hard-to-quantify stuff like nature walks, baking, handicraft, various field trips, indpendent reading,...
Forum: Learning at School   01-30-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By Turquesa
Honestly, I told DD's teachers, (for K and Grade...

Honestly, I told DD's teachers, (for K and Grade 1), that I didn't believe in homework for the early grades. I also told them to get a hold of me if she wasn't making sufficient academic progress. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Here's what baffles me, though. I just spent a...

Here's what baffles me, though. I just spent a thread detailing the deaths of Americans my medical error-...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Sometimes I don't know whether I want to kiss...

Sometimes I don't know whether I want to kiss Matt Walsh or throttle him. Fortunately for him, he's on my good side today. :loveeyes
...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-30-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 227
Posted By Turquesa
http://memegenerator.net/instance/58651063 ...

http://memegenerator.net/instance/58651063

If my image doesn't come through, could someone upload a Jerry Seinfeld meme, ("Newman!") with the caption "GATES!"
...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Black and white thinking again. Vaccines...

Black and white thinking again.

Vaccines come with risks and benefits and successes and failures. I don't care if you argue that the risk is a 1/1 billion chance of a zit on my kid's nose. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Serenbat nails it. I'm not trying to...

Serenbat nails it.

I'm not trying to create some heirarchy of oppression based on who insults whom the most. The back-and-forth on that would be infinite and pointless.

Getting bashed is one...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Pfffffft. Is tu quoque really the best weapon...

Pfffffft. Is tu quoque really the best weapon you have in your arsenal?

The comments about killing off children with cancer are wrong. I could not load those thousands of comments, but that...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Do you say anything to them? Do you speak up for...

Do you say anything to them? Do you speak up for what is right?

What are your views on forcing children into state custody and jailing their parents?
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 658
Posted By Turquesa
Pro-Vaxxers: Will You Speak Up?

I had a similar thread like this months, maybe years ago.

Provaxxers:

1. A caller to the Diane Rehm Show ...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By Turquesa
I'm sorry to hear that. Sorry, Science. You...

I'm sorry to hear that. Sorry, Science. You tried you best. But you can't win 'em all.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 201
Posted By Turquesa
Is antibiotic resistance lumped in with medical...

Is antibiotic resistance lumped in with medical error or no? EMRguy
Either way, if you want a scary public health problem, that's it!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-29-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By Turquesa
Mississippi

The great state of Mississippi has the highest infant mortality rate (http://www.parenting.com/blogs/show-and-tell/kim-babytalk/infant-mortality-rate-abnormally-high-mississippi)and lowest life...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-29-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 26
Posted By Turquesa
He he he. The smell of vinegar nauseates me, so...

He he he. The smell of vinegar nauseates me, so I usually use vodka in its place for the same results. Both are too wimpy for drip pans, though. Ask me how I know. :eyesroll

I think you're...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 201
Posted By Turquesa
Duplicate post.

Duplicate post.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 201
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks. I edited my original post to reflect...

Thanks. I edited my original post to reflect that number.

To put this in perspective, there are about 400,000 buried at Arlington Cemetery. 400,000 headstones.

Imagine that piling up every...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 201
Posted By Turquesa
Yes, that's definitely part of it.

Yes, that's definitely part of it.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 201
Posted By Turquesa
Availability Bias and Vaccines

I've been trying to wrap my head around something. To borrow from the popular Batman Joker meme . . . . 400,000 Americans die--yes DIE!!! (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22053736)--annually from...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 7,878
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks. It seems peculiar that I haven't seen a...

Thanks. It seems peculiar that I haven't seen a peep uttered from the CDC.
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-28-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 26
Posted By Turquesa
Stovetop Drip Pans

Without using the words "vinegar" or "baking soda," could anyone tell me an effective way to clean the nastiness out of stovetop drip pans. I can scrub away the crusty stuff, but the soot remains. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 7,878
Posted By Turquesa
Forgive me for (yet again) breaking the flow of...

Forgive me for (yet again) breaking the flow of this conversation, but could anyone link me to the CDC's WMMR on this outbreak? I haven't been able to find the official report on this. Maybe it's...
Forum: Site Help   01-28-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 13
Posted By Turquesa
Thread Access Glitches

I can't access the last page of many threads. I'll click on it and will end up on some page mid-thread, but never on the last page.

For whatever it's worth, I've been on MDC since 2007/2008 (?),...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-28-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 7,878
Posted By Turquesa
I realize that the pro-compliance crowd is using...

I realize that the pro-compliance crowd is using this incident to score some political points, but I'm curious why this thread hasn't seen more discussion on this vaccine's shortcomings. The...
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