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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Turquesa
Annnd another one down And another one down ...

Annnd another one down
And another one down
Another one bites the dust!

:guitar :jammin

I got in your head, didn't I? You're welcome.

Congratulations, NC. Welcome back to sanity.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Turquesa
I do like that all of this is out in the open so...

I do like that all of this is out in the open so that I can know what sorts of manipulation to expect and brace myself accordingly. :rolleyes
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By Turquesa
Right now, there are federal anti-discrimination...

Right now, there are federal anti-discrimination laws allowing carriers of HIV into classrooms. Do you believe that these laws should be repealed?

Also, there is an HIV/AIDS vaccine in the...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By Turquesa
So what about allowing HIV+ kids to go to school,...

So what about allowing HIV+ kids to go to school, (which I'm totally cool with), but banning children who haven't been vaccinated for Hep B AND, (as is most often the case), are not even carriers for...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Turquesa
I can sooooo relate!! There's so much yellow...

I can sooooo relate!! There's so much yellow journalism from both mainstream media and alternative-health websites alike. And it's not enough to say, "Ha! My source is peer-reviewed. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Turquesa
What Percentage of People Don't Become Immune from Vaccines?

That's pretty much my question. The answers will probably end up pertaining to specific vaccines and vaccine-targeted diseases. As always, reliable links and references are our best friend. Thank...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By Turquesa
I stand completely corrected! Thank you for...

I stand completely corrected! Thank you for clearing that up.

All 50 states have compulsory education. So legally speaking, your children are required to do it but don't have a right to it. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By Turquesa
Yes. It's false. It is a legal and...

Yes. It's false. It is a legal and constitutional right in the U.S. People may believe that it should be a privilege. But it is compulsory in all 50 states, so it cannot be a "privilege."
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-31-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,671
Posted By Turquesa
From No On SB346: Another one bites the dust,...

From No On SB346: Another one bites the dust, baby! :clap:bellydance:jammin :joy
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Turquesa
He referred to catch-up protocols as "fine...

He referred to catch-up protocols as "fine print???" :huh I've heard it all, now! I'd like to see more education for doctors and nurses about catch-up schedules, maybe even CME workshops or...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-31-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By Turquesa
I'm sorry. :(

I'm sorry. :(
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Turquesa
Sorry. I've learned immense amounts from the...

Sorry. I've learned immense amounts from the back-and-forth in these threads, but I shouldn't assume that everyone else feels the same way. I've started a spin-off discussion on what makes a source...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Turquesa
Spin-Off: Whom Do You Trust?

What do you consider trustworthy sources of vaccine information and why? To what extent do you trust them and to what extent to you exercise skepticism? What factors make a source trustworthy?
Forum: Personal Growth   03-30-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 897
Posted By Turquesa
Another thought is that I saw on Pinterest a...

Another thought is that I saw on Pinterest a tutorial for turning little plastic toys into Christmas tree ornaments. It doesn't address your concern about that damned Bratz Bus, (unless you want a...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-30-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 897
Posted By Turquesa
I'm totally in BTDT mode with your concerns,...

I'm totally in BTDT mode with your concerns, Viola. IL's like this turn deaf ears to our pleas, and nothing we do or say is going to change that. I don't even think that mine are being...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-30-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Turquesa
Nope. We've been blessed. :thumb I...

Nope. We've been blessed. :thumb

I personally really like the family practice model of medicine because a doctor who treats a whole family gets special insight into each family member. But it...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not sure if you're facing a family...

I'm not sure if you're facing a family doctor-vs.-ped issue or just a doctor issue. We had one family doctor's office similar to what you described, and another that was excellent in every way. :) ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By Turquesa
I'm too cheap NOT to use the library. :lol ...

I'm too cheap NOT to use the library. :lol

Ehrenreich has also been an outspoken critic of the whole race-for-the-cure scene and how conventional medicine handles breast cancer. Pink Ribbon,...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By Turquesa
Slightly off-topic, but have you ever read this? ...

Slightly off-topic, but have you ever read this? I'm curious to read it. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/for-her-own-good-barbara-ehrenreich/1120041187?ean=9780385126519

I've read two of her...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Turquesa
OK, so we started this thread debating the...

OK, so we started this thread debating the assumption that we should base our vaccine decisions on what the experts say because they know more than we do. But, as I've demonstrated, that approach is...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Turquesa
I like the link, but it equivocates between...

I like the link, but it equivocates between "science" in the headline and "scientists" in the body of the article. Science is an academic discipline, and scientists are the bright but fallible...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Turquesa
Not at all. I trust Dr. Tom Jefferson...

Not at all. I trust Dr. Tom Jefferson (http://www.epidemicanswers.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/influenza-policy-vs-evidence2.pdf) at the Cochrane Collaboration because his meta-analyses are...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Turquesa
Fair enough. But here are some other medical...

Fair enough. But here are some other medical authorities (http://www.mothering.com/forum/443-i-m-not-vaccinating/1400598-those-pesky-anti-vax-experts.html) with more training, education, and...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Turquesa
I disagree because this sets up a false dichotomy...

I disagree because this sets up a false dichotomy of having to trust Side A or Side B. I don't trust Dr. Mercola or Natural News to give me reliable advice about vaccinations, and I also don't trust...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-30-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By Turquesa
Yea, Planned Parenthood's founder gets a bad rap...

Yea, Planned Parenthood's founder gets a bad rap for it, too. But connections to eugenics don't mean that birth control access is an out-and-out bad thing. (No, this is not the time to say, "But...
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