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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
If we play hot-warm-cold, all of your answers are...

If we play hot-warm-cold, all of your answers are cold. I'll have the answer late this p.m., PST. :)
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By Turquesa
Before I comment, what was the rationale for the...

Before I comment, what was the rationale for the amendment? Are they acknowledging that live-virus vaccines are riskier?
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,244
Posted By Turquesa
If these laws against vaccine choice pass, I'm...

If these laws against vaccine choice pass, I'm curious what the point would even be of explaining risk to parents. Perhaps doctors can just start saying, "Here are the benefits. And here are the...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 37
Posted By Turquesa
Pop Quiz - MMR Vaccination Rates

See if can a guess without researching the answer.

Which state has the lowest MMR vaccination uptake rate for preschoolers?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By Turquesa
If there's any religious argument you could make,...

If there's any religious argument you could make, that would be good, too. Catholics need to retain their right to act on conscience, for example. Pentecostals listen to whisperings/divine guidance...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Turquesa
Are you sure she didn't just imagine it? You...

Are you sure she didn't just imagine it? You never know if these reactions are real or imagined. :duck

Sorry. Inappropriate. :bag
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 256
Posted By Turquesa
claudi81 Do you think there would be a lot of...

claudi81 Do you think there would be a lot of public support for mandatory vaccination in Germany?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By Turquesa
There are some excellent talking points here. ...

There are some excellent talking points here. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,244
Posted By Turquesa
Never mind.

Never mind.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-28-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Turquesa
95.6% of Nevada kindergarteners ...

95.6% of Nevada kindergarteners (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6341a1.htm)entered school up-to-date on MMR, and only 2% of parents filed religious exemptions. But watch some goober try...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-28-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Turquesa
Give up? OK, OK, you got me. I'll bite. ...

Give up? OK, OK, you got me. I'll bite.

A Waldorf school full of unvaccinated children decided to relax its policies against screen time and took the kids on a gambling field trip . . ....
Forum: Vaccinations   02-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Turquesa
Measles at Vegas Casino

There's a lot wrong with this picture. I'll let you name it.

http://www.10news.com/news/measles-breaks-out-in-las-vegas-casino?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=fanpage
Forum: Vaccinations   02-27-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Turquesa
Did anyone catch this?...

Did anyone catch this? http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/02/24/barry-loudermilk-most-of-our-children-we-didnt-immunize-theyre-healthy/
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-27-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Turquesa
No, I get it, Kathy. Notice that I got on the...

No, I get it, Kathy. Notice that I got on the reporter, but not Gates. Gates didn't even take the "anti-vaxxer" bait. He came to that interview to garner support for his philanthropic endeavor,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-27-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Turquesa
I hate how filing exemption = "not vaccinated." ...

I hate how filing exemption = "not vaccinated." No, no, and NO!!! :irked I realize that I'm addressing non-vaxxers here, but it's not news to you that you're a tiny minority (0.3% on non-vaxxers)...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-27-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 808
Posted By Turquesa
http://www.democracynow.org/2015/2/5/inside_the_va...

http://www.democracynow.org/2015/2/5/inside_the_vaccine_war_measles_outbreak

Offit starts at about 43:40.

The whole thing is an hour long but well worth watching. Spokespeople are Dorit...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 155
Posted By Turquesa
Monovalent vaccines are no longer manufactured,...

Monovalent vaccines are no longer manufactured, at least not here, so it's just MMR in the U.S.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-26-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Turquesa
I'm not sure where you got judge-other-parents,...

I'm not sure where you got judge-other-parents, at least from this thread. We've so far been discussing pro-vax extremism from physicians, politicians, and the Internet troll/blogger/"skeptic"...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-26-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Turquesa
This is the root of all group-think. And the...

This is the root of all group-think. And the top-tier manipulators know it. It scares the crap out of me, to be honest.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-26-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 808
Posted By Turquesa
Amy Goodman on Democracy Now rightly corrected...

Amy Goodman on Democracy Now rightly corrected Paul Offit on this issue. He was pulling his usual science-is-settled-so-shut-up line, and she replied that the issue was a lot more than scientific. ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-26-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Turquesa
From the link: This calls to...

From the link:




This calls to mind my thread about the American Medical Association ...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-26-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 330
Posted By Turquesa
It's all a big blame shifting ploy. "It's...

It's all a big blame shifting ploy.

"It's YOUR fault that I drink too much. You drive me to drink."
"You MADE me get in the fender bender by distracting me."
"I wouldn't have lost my temper...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-26-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 330
Posted By Turquesa
:clap:bow

:clap:bow
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Turquesa
NM. I can't find any non-UAV wording to express...

NM. I can't find any non-UAV wording to express it . . . :lol
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-25-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Turquesa
Narcissism

An interesting take on things. http://guggiedaly.blogspot.com/2015/02/9-signs-youre-debating-with-pro-vaccine.html
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