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Everyone needs to ignore RFK
Jr.’s misinformed anti-vax claims

New York Post, by Andrea Peyser

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/17/2017 4:50:08 AM

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is on his soapbox again. I implore everyone to ignore him. His message could be hazardous to your health. The lawyer, environmentalist and leading anti-vax crackpot, 63, who has compared widespread inoculations to “a holocaust,’’ threw a news conference Wednesday at The National Press Club in Washington, DC, that one top infectious-disease expert described to me as “depressing.’’ Appearing alongside Hollywood heavyweight Robert De Niro, 73, who has an autistic son, and other vaccine skeptics, he issued a $100,000 challenge: Anyone who produces a peer-reviewed scientific study (at least one RFK Jr. & Co. accepts) proving that mercury


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Uno, 2/17/2017 6:36:58 AM     (No. 11159123)

That boy (in an old man´s body) ain´t right!
Maybe his "cause" should be consanguineous unions...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/17/2017 7:42:38 AM     (No. 11159178)

Dear Mr. Kennedy. I was a kid pre-vaccine. I had rubella, measles, mumps, and chicken pox. I still remember how sick I was with the measles. I also remember the relieved look on my mother´s face when the Salk vaccine was discovered. She had been a nurse and had seen the ravages of polio. You can bet we got the vaccine.
My children were vaccinated and so were my grandchildren. They didn´t have to go through the illnesses I did.
You sir, are an anti-science crank.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: foxfire, 2/17/2017 8:13:06 AM     (No. 11159203)

So... injecting mercury into your body is a good thing?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/17/2017 8:29:12 AM     (No. 11159224)

No one is against the polio vaccine. With with over a 1000% increase in autism in the past 30 years, when MMR vaccines began to be given, we have to ask many questions. Has anyone seen a child disabled with autism? It is not a made-up disability. It is handicap and is heartbreaking for the child and his family.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MissileMan742, 2/17/2017 8:35:19 AM     (No. 11159235)

Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy. Paracelsus
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/p/paracelsus.html

I am old enough to remember the Iron Lung wards (and so is Mr. Kennedy!) and had a classmate who still walks with a leg brace. I got the Salk vaccine, and then they provided the oral vaccines at school. I also had the "pleasure" of Mumps, measles, chicken pox, ruebella. I thought they were just free days out of shool, until I got older and learned just what these diseases can do to the body, during the disease, and much later in life, like shingles. Now we have illegal immigrant children bringing diseases we once thought eradicated, back into the school-age populations. If not vaccinated, these children are being placed at severe risk.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 2/17/2017 9:18:16 AM     (No. 11159301)

Why do babies need so many vaccines with mercury and aluminum?

Why is a newborn baby´s first shot hepatitis B for unprotected sex and drug use? Pediatricians admit, it´s mainly to get parents on a "routine shot schedule."

Aluminum and mercury, among other things are used in vaccines as an adjuvant. That´s part of the problem, plus the sheer number.

Glad this is a Must Read.

President Trump is correct again in this article. Space them out. Do your homework... I will never get another flu shot. Nor my rescued, abused purebred Yorkie any more vaccines. That´s my personal decision, after having cancer twice and doing my homework on chemo and not doing that either.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/17/2017 9:22:46 AM     (No. 11159310)

#4 has a point, but the 1,000 increase should be carefully evaluated because a great number of that percentage is attributable to the category and descriptions of autism having been hugely expanded.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LetMeExplain, 2/17/2017 11:36:02 AM     (No. 11159531)

Vaccines are substances, like all medicines, designed to elicit a response in the human body. Since all human bodies differ, there will be differing responses - some of them fatal. As a parent of a child who had a significant reaction to a vaccine, I respect the power of the individual response. I have vaccinated all my children, but on my schedule.
As a health care provider, I respect the right of parents to decide if, after clear risk vs. benefit information given, they want to take the risks associated with vaccines. But now, both my right to respect parental sovereignty and my rights to have an opinion that differs from the CDC, have been taken away in California - largely by State Senator Richard Pan, a former pediatrician who was the top legislative recipient of Big Pharma money in CA. Look up the plight of Dr. Bob Sears in SoCal, Orange County, a pediatrician who dared to give parents exceptions to vaccine law. He is being pilloried by CA medical board.
It is only a rare infant who might need a first hepatitis B vaccine in the first 24 hours of life when the immature immune system is not fully functioning and will not be for more than a year. But that is the new CDC recommendation. Questions have arisen about the political ties of CDC officials to pharmaceutical companies.
I see much need for the scientific examination of evidence in an open forum, not influenced by those with a political agenda. It would be nearly impossible, in this climate to get a study that is unfavorable to vaccines published and disseminated. Let´s have the conversation without the pejoratives flung at the "anti-vaxxers" or the “pro-vaxxers.”

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Reply 9 - Posted by: fourpmfox, 2/17/2017 4:00:47 PM     (No. 11159827)

In my opinion, most of the trouble with these vaccines is that they are given to babies who are too young. Their systems have not developed enough to tolerate them.

Is there a reason why this is done so early in the child´s life..... other than convenience ???

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Omen, 2/17/2017 5:20:11 PM     (No. 11159935)

Only liberals would listen to a boy who drove his wife to suicide.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: walcb, 2/17/2017 7:15:29 PM     (No. 11160102)

I think the autism increase is caused by the increase of marijuana use by parents. Prove me wrong.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/18/2017 7:50:39 AM     (No. 11160548)

IF you compare Vaccines upsurge to the upsurge in Autism the curves are virtually identical.

´Splain that´ naysayers!

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