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#FLUgitives live in every town in America; they could be hiding in your workplace, your gym, the grocery store, or even in your own home.
Maker of flu vaccine launches campaign comparing flu shot "evaders" to outlaws.
Proof in court of the link between MMR and autism, but will this be denied by the UK and US?
In the US over 5000 families are known to the mainstream media as believing that the MMR shot has triggered autism in their children, and the real figure could be much higher. Court rulings against the MMR include a 90,000 GBP (Great British Pound) payout for brain damage to a boy called Robert Fletcher, and a $1.5 million payout for Hannah Poling who received MMR and six other vaccinations in one day and then developed autism.
It is small comfort to the families of children who have suffered autism as a result of these vaccines, that there may be a flicker of light at the end of the tunnel. However, the common belief amongst the established medical profession is that it is better to vaccinate a child than not. The forceful way in which the government in both the US and Europe have pushed for vaccination with MMR, has left many parents believing they have no choice, despite the shot being voluntary. In the case of Valentino Bocca this pro-vaccine propaganda was detrimental to the government's case.
Now if they only stop trying to kill us , we might be a little more responsive to the idea.
reply to post by gladtobehere
THE FLU SHOT SUCKS!
I was a school teacher for a couple years. Since I worked in the poorest neighborhood in Philadelphia, it seemed like it might be prudent to get the Flu vaccine. It seemed likely that the kids there would likely get sick and pass it around due to the fact most of them didn't own a winter coat, just a hoodie.
That was the year swine flu was going around.
Well guess what...
I GOT SWINE FLU.
I NEVER took a flu vaccine before then, and haven't taken one since... and guess what
THAT WAS THE ONLY TIME I GOT THE FLU (well maybe one other time when I was a young kid).
so I'll end how I started - THE FLU SHOT SUCKS!
I am a little surprised that people are upset that "Flugitives" is being used. Apparently they think it's wrong to stigmatize people with unpleasant names simply because they disagree with you. I see some sense to that argument, but it's not very realistic.
What has the Tea Party been called, or the Republicans during the most recent budget fight? Even, for that matter "Homophobic," which is both derogatory and false, and don't forget "Racist" for those who disagree with Obama.
"Flugitive" is very mild in comparison. It's no big deal, probably won't catch on, and there's no social stigma attached to the word.
A stunning new report reveals that the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has been monitoring independent health sites and their users in an attempt to identify ‘anti-vaccine influencers’ and their effect on lackluster vaccine uptake.
A newly fashioned United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) working paper tracking “the rise of online anti-vaccination sentiments in Central and Eastern Europe” identifies independent health websites, including GreenMedInfo.com, Mercola.com, NaturalNews.com and VacTruth.com, as contributing to lackluster vaccine uptake.
The UNICEF report, titled “Tracking anti-vaccination sentiment in Eastern European social media networks,” obtained data using “state-of-the-art social medial monitoring tools,” and confirmed that parents are using social media networks to decide whether to vaccinate their children.
Tracking anti vaccine-sentiment in Eastern European social media networks from UNICEF CEECIS
The 47-page report attempts to answer the following questions:
Why parents are refusing vaccination?
What are the concerns about vaccines?
What are their ideals/perceptions?
Who is influencing the discussion?
Which networks are being used?
Where are they located?
How to respond?
Opening with the Mark Twain quote: “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes,” the report lists the following ‘anti-vaccine influencers’ shaping the online conversation:
Dr. Tenpenny on Vaccines
Thinking Moms’ Revolution
Zen Gardner – Just Wondering
UNICEF’s opening reference to the “lie” (misinformation) spread by the above-mentioned web-based organizations indicates that while the document purports to be analytical and descriptive, it has proscriptive and defamatory undertones, and only thinly conceals an agenda to discredit opposing views and voices.
- See more at: www.zengardner.com...
Another recent article, published in Forbes Magazine,6 really ups the ante of the attack on health journalists and their readers with the headline: “ Domestic Eco-Terrorism Has Deep Pockets. And Many Enablers.” The article, written by Jay Byme and Henry I.Miller, reads in part:
“In recent years, [eco]terrorists have attempted to gain sympathy and “justification” for their actions by means of disinformation campaigns that relentlessly smear the safety and utility of genetic engineering applied to agriculture… “Frankenfood” headlines may sell newspapers and organic food, but this kind of “black marketing” — enhancing the perceived value of your products by disparaging those of your competitors – can also encourage serious criminal acts.
…There exists in this country a vast, well-established, highly professional, protest industry fueled by special interest groups seeking to line their own pockets… Anti-genetic engineering campaigns are openly funded and promoted by mainstream organic food marketers like Gary Hirshberg, the chairman of Stonyfield Organic, and alternative health and food-supplement hucksters Joe Mercola and Mike Adams — all cynical fear-profiteers who benefit from increased consumer mistrust in their competitors’ products… The ultimate objective, of course, is to sell more overpriced, overrated organic food…
One result of the widely disseminated disinformation effort is an environment that provides encouragement to extremists who commit criminal acts. It comes from the Facebook and Twitter followers of the genetic engineering conspiracy theorists, organic marketers and “right to know” labeling activists… Against the backdrop of this fear-mongering, hate-speech and support for acts of terror toward legal, highly regulated, safe and societally valuable R&D, we should condemn not only the perpetrators themselves but also their corporate and media enablers.”
Why Am I on Biotech’s Hit List?
Alright, now that we’ve been labeled as “enablers of domestic eco-terrorism” as well—again by simply reporting on research that is published in peer-reviewed journals and interviewing educated researchers and professionals in the field—let’s take a look at who’s behind the name calling. The first author of this hit-piece is Jay Byrne, whose author’s bio identifies him as president of v-Fluence Interactive Public Relations, Inc. Why does Mr. Byrne fail to mention in his bio that he was a former Monsanto executive?
Jay Byrne actually headed up corporate communications for Monsanto Company from 1997 to 2001. And this piece is nothing if not a corporate communication; clearly, there are persistent ties there. How nice for Monsanto to be able to call up their old communications director and have him pen a totally impartial article warning you of your eco-terrorism ties and contributions, should you decide to support a GMO labeling campaign. Back in 2001, Jay Byrne also made the following statement, which is more than a little telling:
“Imagine the internet as a weapon, sitting on a table. Either you use it or your opponent does, but somebody’s going to get killed.”
Byrne’s company v-Fluence Interactive Public Relations7 is also a thinly veiled arm of big Biotech. According to Byrne,“traditionally produced foods and agricultural practices are under attack… Leveraging such issues as pesticides, GMOs, hormones, antibiotics, Mad Cow disease, CAFOs and trade concerns linked to risk factors (human health, environmental risks and consumer choices/controls).” If that’s not a statement taken right out of Big Biotech’s playbook, I don’t know what is. He’s certainly not speaking with any concern for your health and wellbeing.
- See more at: www.zengardner.com...
I don't know what the statistics are for vaccinations, but there is a procedure that involves 1.5 deaths per million, and many more injuries.
Driving your car 100 miles.