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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Turquesa
Some people are pro-science so long as it's...

Some people are pro-science so long as it's science that makes them feel comfortable. They just want their biases stroked until they purr and won't go near an uncomfortable hypothesis.

If there's...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Turquesa
It's certainly the first time that I've heard...

It's certainly the first time that I've heard scientific inquiry referred to as a "scare tactic."
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By Turquesa
CO with Lowest Vaccination Rate?

The very news outlet that was campaigning to take Colorado parental rights away is now admitting that the reporting may be incomplete, and maybe the state doesn't have the lowest vaccination rates,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,404
Posted By Turquesa
One more for score for North Carolina--a news...

One more for score for North Carolina--a news media outlet on the right side of history! :joy

This is a great article. http://www.wakeweekly.com/sb-346-an-unhealthy-policy-by-any-measure/
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Turquesa
Vaccine Injury Investigation: Good or Bad Bill?

http://www.pressherald.com/2015/03/27/public-health-experts-see-anti-vaccine-bill-as-scare-tactic/



What do you think?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Turquesa
Oh, plenty. Remember, compulsory schooling isn't...

Oh, plenty. Remember, compulsory schooling isn't the only stranglehold that the government has on us. Vaccine records could become a condition for filing taxes, health insurance claims, or car or...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Turquesa
I did separate visits for each vaccine initially...

I did separate visits for each vaccine initially so that I could pinpoint any reactions if that became an issue. But I soon started "bridging" vaccines on each other. So once I was confident that...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 1,941
Posted By Turquesa
I'm giving this thread a bump because the...

I'm giving this thread a bump because the discussion is a fascinating one for me.

This apparently bears repeating: Hybridization, (i.e. the cross-breeding that has been done for centuries, if...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 08:27 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 1,941
Posted By Turquesa
Ah, transhumanism! Ideology disguised as...

Ah, transhumanism! Ideology disguised as science. :)
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Turquesa
Is anyone collecting all of the Offitisms in one...

Is anyone collecting all of the Offitisms in one place? The 10K vaccines at once? Uncle Bob kissing Hep B onto a child? Aluminum to ensure healthy fetuses?

Snopes seems to be sleeping through...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Turquesa
Your providers were wrong to dismiss your...

Your providers were wrong to dismiss your concerns.

They are required by federal law to give you a Vaccine Information Sheet (VIS). Did they? ...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Turquesa
This is fascinating! Thank you!

This is fascinating! Thank you!
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Turquesa
That was my initial thought. But if measles is a...

That was my initial thought. But if measles is a contributing factor, you would think that it would be "verifiable," to use the CDC's exact word. Or am I off the mark?

Maybe some people died...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Turquesa
What's your take on Ianelli's data? He is...

What's your take on Ianelli's data?

He is only speculating on why the CDC doesn't consider all of those cases "verifiable."

Bolding is mine.

Coroners also sign them. They are those people...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Turquesa
No. Cherry picking is when you pick the cherries...

No. Cherry picking is when you pick the cherries that looks best to you. It sounds like Offit picked an orange and tried to disguise it as a cherry.

It's a long, tedious article that I haven't...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,272
Posted By Turquesa
It's that old anecdotes-vs-evidence thing. ...

It's that old anecdotes-vs-evidence thing. Voices for Vaccines constantly runs individual stories about horrible cases of vaccine-targeted diseases, perhaps hoping to mislead readers into thinking...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,404
Posted By Turquesa
Please write your legislators. Texas has a...

Please write your legislators. Texas has a plethora of icky legislation on the docket, but the biggest is the attempt to remove non-medical exemptions. They're quite likely to take a pro-vaxxer...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Turquesa
No answers to your last question, (although I...

No answers to your last question, (although I hope you get some contributions), but I'll pitch in a couple of tidbits.

First, MDC member and vax compliance activist Dr. Vince Ianelli compiled...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-25-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Turquesa
OK, thanks to Deborah's link, I stand corrected. ...

OK, thanks to Deborah's link, I stand corrected. The CHOP website doesn't footnote the claim about aluminum benefiting the fetus, but there is one related supporting reference.

Ganrot, P. O....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,404
Posted By Turquesa
Ha, ha. I've been monitoring state vaccine bills...

Ha, ha. I've been monitoring state vaccine bills the way normal people are monitoring March Madness scores. :lol

I have to apologize for underestimating North Carolinians. Living on the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Turquesa
Updated! Thanks. I'm so glad you got linked up...

Updated! Thanks. I'm so glad you got linked up with some people. There was no way you could have been the only one in Rhode Island opposed to this awful bill.
Forum: Vaccinations   03-25-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,995
Posted By Turquesa
:rotflmao This needs its own meme box and a...

:rotflmao

This needs its own meme box and a lot of sharing on social media. :grin:
Forum: Vaccinations   03-25-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Turquesa
Notwithstanding the unreferenced, passive-voice...

Notwithstanding the unreferenced, passive-voice statement, ("is believed"), I don't totally follow Offit's logic: "Hey, there's already aluminum in your body and around the planet, so let's pump some...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-25-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Turquesa
Aluminum and Vaccines: Who Is Right?

Let's give this topic its own thread and discuss the science behind these two quotes.

"[Aluminum] is found in all tissues and is also believed to play an important role in the development of a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-24-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,404
Posted By Turquesa
No On SB346 is reporting a significant amount of...

No On SB346 is reporting a significant amount of opposition in the Senate. https://www.facebook.com/pages/No-On-SB346/1603691353201554?fref=nf

You CAN beat this. Give 'em hell, Tar Heelers! ...
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