ABC News Forgets What It Means to Be a Kennedy in the United States

ABC News against RFK
I was scrolling through Twitter yesterday morning and came across this Tweet from ABC News disparaging Robert Kennedy Jr for his work regarding vaccination.  Here is the link to the story on ABC Anti-vaccine leaders targeting minority becomes growing concern at NYC forum. Take a look at the hubris in the sentences below. The tone is dismissive in the extreme. You can hear the writers' (public relations that is) eyeballs rolling around their heads as if speaking to and about morons. It's classic pharma spin within a "news" organization that used to be a standard of excellence:

Like climate change, vaccine science is settled. By all conceivable logic, a medicine that prevents disease outright, rather than treating symptoms, should be universally embraced. Nonetheless, a handful of anti-vaccine leaders, who mistakenly believe that vaccines cause autism, continue to fight a ground war of disinformation, spreading propaganda to skittish new moms and dads and encouraging parents of children with autism to blame their children’s diagnoses on vaccines.

This is the event from which Al Sharpton bailed, by the way, instead of acting on behalf young African American children. I responded to their Tweet, as you can see in the image below.    Then I did a quick search for the day Robert's father was assassinated and found this video.  He was killed in California - the bellwether state for vaccination mandates in 2019. How is it the nation's news and political leaders, within the Democratic party particularly, the Kennedys' party, now openly scorn and ridicule Robert for his work on behalf of all of us? It's a disgrace. And it's dangerous too. I think this openly invites sanctioned violence. Make a person a threat and all bets are off.  "...a growing concern..."

May God protect Robert Kennedy Jr..

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Treating Anthrax Vaccines Like Thanksgiving Leftovers

AnthraxMost of us the Saturday after Thanksgiving here in the USA: "I really don't feel like having a turkey sandwich, but hey, it's in the fridge and I'd hate to waste it."  There is no threat of a bioterror attack in the Midwest at this current time. If you had to choose the cities in America where a threat might occur, St. Louis, Missouri wouldn't make the top 20.  Who submitted the grant applications and why?  Do the first responders have the right to full informed consent and to refuse this vaccination?

St. Louis Emergency Personnel Get Anthrax Vaccine In Federal Test St. Louis Emergency Personnel Get Anthrax Vaccine In Federal Test

From this article:

Emergency responders in St. Louis are among the first to receive the anthrax vaccine as part of a federal program to inoculate local personnel.

Health officials from Washington University and local health departments have begun giving the vaccine to first responders who volunteer as part of a federal program testing the distribution of the shots to emergency personnel

Anthrax is a disease contracted when a person consumes or inhales deadly spores of anthrax bacteria. When modified to a powdered form in a lab, anthrax can be distributed through the air by terrorists.

Emergency responders such as firefighters, emergency room workers and police are especially are at risk of contracting the illness in the event of a bioterrorism attack....

....There is no imminent threat of anthrax bioterrorism in St. Louis, House said. The Department of Homeland Security chose St. Louis and the other city, Oxford, Mississippi, because they submitted strong grant applications.

But it is important to inoculate first responders before the vaccines expire, Zink said.

Anthrax vaccines have a shelf life of only a few years. After that, they are discarded. The program is a way to use the vaccines in the stockpile and mitigate a potential threat.

 


The Vaccine Injury Event Is This Week in Washington DC

VIE DC
ONE DAY • TO STAND TOGETHER UNITED AS ONE VOICE • TO SHOW THAT VACCINE INJURY IS NOT RARE • TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE EPIDEMIC OUR COUNTRY IS FACING • TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THOSE ADVERSELY AFFECTED • TO CONNECT WITH FELLOW WARRIORS

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Watch the Video Here

We are not going away.
Many of our vaccine injured children are now adults.
The Federal and State government does not control your body.
Events like VIE are critical.
Sites like Age of Autism are critical.

WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY.


Gardasil Sidelines Young Man's Tennis Career

GardasilNote: It's with no pleasure that we share this story written by a Dad who realized that his son had been injured by the Gardasil vaccine. We welcome him to the Vax Injury "club" without joy. No one wants to watch their precious child fall ill after a vaccination. I've said for many years now, Gardasil is the vaccine that will tip the scales forcing Americans recognize vaccine injury as a common threat. Babies scream and cry. But teens and young adults speak. They explain their feelings, their pain, they lose out on being able to participate in life, they don't just lie in crib or on a paper covered table where the doctor pooh poohs Mom and Dad's concerns.  

We wish his son Quentin well.  Please take a look at the comments, in agreement. Gabler is learning the worst way possible, as we did. Please be respectful if you comment about his point of view or his son. Thank you.

The HPV Vaccination can cause very serious Side Effects!

By Wolfgang Gabler

I'm writing this post as the dad of a young 12 year old tennis player. My son, Quentin, was ranked Top 5 in Florida and was doing pretty well.

In April, May and June of 2019 he played good tennis, but was certainly not winning all the time. It’s also healthier for young tennis players, if they do not win more than 60 to 70% of their matches.

Quentin was normally practicing twice a day. Two hours with his coach and most of the time another 2 to 3 hours with other tennis players. Once a week he was doing match play in a very good group with some other very good kids from Florida, often several other Florida Top 10 players.

One evening in April while participating in the above mentioned match play, Quentin was complaining about his legs getting weak and heavy. I did not take this seriously, because he already played 4.5 hours when it happened. So I told him, that it’s okay to be exhausted after so much tennis. He actually didn’t want to go home anyway.

In the next two months he was complaining about the same symptoms maybe 4 more times. He was also visibly growing. So I thought, nothing to be concerned about.

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People Live in the Kind of Society they Build

The Jesse TreeNote: Cathy has the weekend off with her beautiful family. One sentence from this post she wrote in 2016 caught my eye. And felt like a punch to my stomach. "People live in the society they build." What have we built here in the USA. A culture that protects everyone except the vaccine injured. A country where the government gleefully denies basic constitutional rights in favor of industry. A nation that exalts celebrities and pretends to care about victims. A population unable to stick to a story for more than a screen shot - the result is the major stories that impact us Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself are quickly forgotten and buried. We live in the society we built. Lord help us. XOX  Kim

By Cathy Jameson

Every evening for the last two weeks, I’ve read a page from a book called The Jesse Tree.  Bought years ago when I was still teaching, the book rests on a shelf in my living room for most of the year.  Filled with hope and thoughtful reflections, I look forward to using it with my own children starting the first week of Advent.  The book is very simple and helps us remember the reason for the season.  Read aloud right before we eat dinner, the kids learn something from it.  Most days, I do, too. 

The book I have encourages conversations about Jesus, about His lineage, and about how we’re called to serve others in His name.  The messages are quick and concise, and the symbols that accompany each story are meaningful as well.  The very first symbol is a family tree.  The tree’s branches are empty on day 1, but the excitement of which story and which symbol will be next keeps my kids interested.  Ronan isn’t as in tune as his siblings are, and he offers no input when I ask the kids about what they think the next story will be, but he sits and listens to the chatter around the table each night. 

One message that popped off the page at me on Tuesday evening had me going back to meditate on the passage and the short prayer that accompanied that day’s devotion.  The reading was from Exodus, the reflection was about Moses and the people of Israel, and the symbol was the Ten Commandments.  But it was something else that the author stated that caught my attention: “People live in the kind of society they build.” 

How true. 

As a child, the society that I envisioned I’d be living in as an adult is much different than the one I am living now.  Plus, never did I ever think I’d be part of two societies–one where my typical kids hang out and one where my child with special needs hangs out.  Sure, we crossover, but many times Ronan will stay in his own world while his siblings frolic and thrive in another.  As a family, we try to bridge the two societies as much as we can.  Ronan joins the siblings at their sporting events.  They join him for some of his therapy sessions.  They share some time together which we all find inspiring.  Some things shouldn’t be shared, though, like when Ronan becomes aggressive and attempts to pull his sisters’ hair.  We work through those terrible times always praying that positive encounters will be right around the corner. 

As a child of the 70s, I knew nothing about autism.  As a teen in the 80s, I still hadn’t heard of the disorder.  As a teacher in the late 90s, I had yet to see a student who struggled like so many children do today.  By the 90s, I’d finally heard of autism, but it wasn’t until the next decade did my son’s autism introduce me to a society where I have become a long-term resident.   

Thinking about who’s helped me find my way in a place where I had no direction and that I had desire to be, I recalled past conversations with other newbie parents.  I remembered other parents, the veterans of the community, and their words of wisdom.  I also thought about the groups and companies that helped me learn how to help Ronan.  Honored to serve others, each person I’d encountered had become a beacon for me.  Their acts of kindness were forever etched in my heart, and each one is still very much cherished by me. 

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Ron Paul on the Slippery Slope of Mandated Vaccination

Ron Paul TweetNo matter your stance on vaccination, every American should be stopping to consider the ramifications of any forced medical procedure or medication in this nation. The fact the your government can hold your job, schooling or hard earned benefits hostage of lack of a commercial product with  risk, questionable efficacy and zero corporate liability which combats a tiny percentage of infectious disease that pales when compared to the litany of medical ills that ravage our population is contrary to our nation's very DNA. 

We commemorate Veteran's Day on Monday, 11/11. Is this what our  men and women have fought for and lost their lives for throughout our nation's history - for the Federal and State governments to tell us what we must do to our actual bodies to participate in society?

Why are there no mandates surrounding obesity and heart disease? No forced statins. No school bans on students whose A1c has them on track for a lifetime of diabetes. Even cigarettes are still legal in the USA when they are known to cause cancer and other lung disease. Chronic diseases affect and INFECT families. Medical bankruptcy is a huge threat to the herd. Families go broke. They never recover. Children drop out of college. Retirement becomes a never ending string of low paying jobs. And yet we're panicked over measles?

Ron Paul, love him or hate him, we won't ever suggest how you should vote, brings up the truth of our time. 

Where there is risk, there must be choice. Our flag means something precious.


OPINION: HPV vaccine incentive payments need to stop.

Vioxx now gardasilBy Joshua Mazer posted as an opinion piece in Eye On Annapolis.net. Thank you, Josh.

OPINION: HPV vaccine incentive payments need to stop.

The Maryland Prevention and Health Promotion Agency (PHPA) has received millions — $123 million just between 2012–2017 — as part of an effort to require public schools to force children to get the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination. Those funds came in the form of grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The CDC maintains a nonprofit foundation that gets enormous amounts of money from Big Pharma — including Merck, the company that produces Gardasil, the HPV vaccine. At the very least, Maryland’s acceptance of those funds has the appearance of impropriety.

Controversial, Liability Free Vaccine

The vaccine being pushed today is too controversial to be trusted as the public-health solution for HPV. While the medical literature is full of claims and counterclaims about the health effects of Gardasil 1 2, 3, 4, 5, the drug was directly blamed for the death of Maryland student Christina Tarsell. Despite initial denials by state and federal health bureaucrats that the vaccine was to blame, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims concluded in 2017 that a preponderance of evidence indeed indicated her death resulted from the drug.

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Dorit Reiss Shows Immune System Ignorance While Promoting Vaccination

Dorit on Immune system
Oh dear, this is the kind of Tweet that if WE made this claim on Social Media, we'd be pilloried as not understanding science. And rightly so. On what planet is a strong immune system bad?  And why does pharma and the CDC and Dick Pan allow this law professor to be the mouthpiece for vaccination? The immune system kicks in to FIGHT infection by generating heat known as fever. I learned that at my mother's kitchen table while sipping once, sipping twice sipping chicken soup with rice with a warm forehead and a dolly at my side. But don't take my word for it, I’m just a dumb woman without any letters after my  name. Here, you can trust Scientific AmericanThe presence of a fever is usually related to stimulation of the body's immune response. Fever can support the immune system's attempt to gain advantage over infectious agents, such as viruses and bacteria, and it makes the body less favorable as a host for replicating viruses and bacteria, which are temperature sensitive.

From WebMDDespite its marvels, the immune system does break down from time to time, says Polsky. “There are diseases that we have no control over, but lifestyle aspects are very, very important,” he tells WebMD.

Not eating healthily, being sedentary, not getting enough sleep, and being under chronic stress can all contribute to a weak immune system. When your immune system is depleted, bacteria, viruses, or toxins can overwhelm the body. The result? You get sick.

A diet rich in antioxidant vitamins, on the other hand, can boost resistance to infection. Think about eating in color: dark green, red, yellow, and orange fruits and veggies are packed with antioxidants. Try berries, citrus fruits, kiwi, apples, red grapes, kale, onions, spinach, sweet potatoes, and carrots.

Other immune-boosting foods include fresh garlic, which may have antiviral and antibiotic properties, and old-fashioned chicken soup. Studies show that, if you do come down with a cold or the flu, a bowl of steaming chicken soup can ease inflammation and help you get well faster.

Dorit so loves vaccinations that she thinks they are better than the human immune system. Yikes, what hubris. She is Israeli - perhaps she meant the "Jewish Flu Shot" (chicken soup.) Only if it comes in a syringe labeled Pfizer.



The Discord of Europe's Vaccine "Harmonisation"

Vaxxed my Mum
Translation: "Women can not be trusted to make the right choice for their children."


Mama Mia....  Take a look at this Tweet and article by Vytenis Andriukaitis (whose name sounds like a disease for which there is no vaccine).  He is a high priest in the church of the immaculate vaccination. A zealot who is in lockstep with others like Dorit Reiss, vaccinate early, often and at all costs. Even the cost of the patients' lives.    The Tweet is obnoxious enough.  Silly Mummies, leave the heavy lifting to the professionals. The article is obsequious in its tone.

VaccinesToday.Eu (PU...)

‘In an exclusive interview, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner responsible for health, calls for harmonised national vaccine schedules – and explains why he will be an immunisation champion forever’

‘Vaccination is part of my life,’ says the Commissioner. ‘For me, it’s absolutely crucial to fight for vaccines, and to explain that vaccination is a safe and cost-effective way to protect people’s lives.’

A doctor and former health minister in Lithuania, Andriukaitis will bow out of European politics when the current European Commission mandate ends. But that doesn’t mean he will retire from vaccine advocacy:

‘I have been a vaccine advocate all my life. As a medical doctor I vaccinated myself to protect my patients; as a Minister for Health I was a vocal advocate for vaccines; in the Commission I vaccinated myself and put it on Twitter to show that we are practising what we preaching. I will continue being an advocate until the end of my days.’


"Standing Orders" Is The Term for Covert Vaccination without Consent

Standing orders
US Citizens, whether fully pro vaccination or those who choose to select individual vaccines or none at all, need to understand that there is a workaround in place to make sure adults are agreeing to vaccination even when they don't know it.  The nurse will make you feel like you MUST have a vaccine because your d0ctor ordered it.Look at the info below - they make you think that adults are dying from "vaccine preventable" diseases in droves over children. And people are buying this!###

STANDING ORDERS

https://www.standingorders.org/physician/

Standing orders streamline the delivery of adult immunizations by simplifying the process of identifying and vaccinating appropriate patients in your practice. By putting in place a routine, standardized process, such as a standing order, you empower your staff to assess and vaccinate patients according to current CDC recommendations, while you maintain overall control of the process.

Using standing orders (1) improves efficiency in delivering adult immunizations, and (2) increases overall adult immunization coverage rates, leading to improved patient health.

The Need For Standing Orders

Immunization rates for adults in the United States are unacceptably low: Influenza (49%), Tdap (17%), Zoster (24%).

As a result, more morbidity and mortality are associated with adult vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) than with pediatric VPDs, where stronger immunization efforts exist.

In a busy adult practice covering a broad range of services, delivery of adult immunizations can become an overlooked preventive intervention, despite the fact that full insurance coverage for patients up to 65 years of age is available under the Affordable Care Act.

Medical practices can help remedy this situation by implementing standing orders. These key practice components have been demonstrated to:

Streamline assessment of the need for and the administration of vaccines
Improve vaccine coverage rates in the practice
Improve patient care

Despite the endorsement of the use of standing orders by multiple major medical and public health organizations, these simple tools are not being implemented in many adult practices, leading to multiple missed opportunities to vaccinate patients and to prevent unnecessary disease and death.

 


Forbes VaxShames Bill Maher with Jenny McCarthy Treatment

False tunnelNote: Oh how quickly the busy pharmedia bees have been buzzing about in a frenzy after Bill Maher made a NEW RULE and allowed a conversation (that was rather tame overall) about autism, vaccines, and safety on Real Time last Friday night. There mere mention of "maybe it's true.... we don't know for sure.... Pharma has made some egregious errors....." causes meltdowns we only WISH we could witness in editorial rooms across the country.  And the phone lines to politicians were burning, I'm sure. Forbes, never one to turn down an opportunity to VaxShame a woman or man, jumped in with both feet.

Bill Maher, I've seen you in person. I adored Howard Stern on your program a few weeks ago. I am a fan. STAY STRONG. Do not let them tar and feather you because you voiced dissent. Fight back. Please.

The writer - a Nina Shapiro -  is like Paul Offit. An MD who wrote a book to "dispel myths."  Ha ha - as if we haven't heard that often enough. Sure, when a medical disaster that's as plain as the nose on your face enters the conversation, shut it down by calling it a "myth" that needs to be debunked or dispelled.  From her bio:

I wrote a book dispelling health myths called HYPE: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims and Bad Advice-- How to Tell What's Real and What's Not, to stop our heads from spinning from overwhelming rapid-fire health information.I'm the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. I've been in academic medicine for over two decades, setting the record straight about the latest health fads and misconceptions. As someone who's had their feet firmly planted in both clinical and academic work, I help patients and families make decisions every day about their health. Living in times filled with suspicion, I find myself dispelling a lot of myths in response to swarms of information triggering fear or unnecessarily pushing us to change our habits overnight.

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From Phorbes.com

On the November 1, 2019 episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” he had a conversation with pediatrician Jay Gordon, MD, known for providing troves of high-profile families with personal belief exemptions and medical exemptions to postpone or forego vaccinations for their children. As the tony pockets of Los Angeles county have seen some of the lowest vaccination rates in the nation, coupled with increasingly frequent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses such as measles, pertussis (whooping cough), and flu, many have raised concerns about the validity of such exemptions.

Bill Maher, known for having his share of skepticism of health care recommendations and physicians (”the people in the white coats,” as he refers to them with a pejorative tone), brings up the point that vaccines may play a role in causing autism. Within hours, the Twitterverse, physicians, and mainstream media outlets dug in their heels on this seemingly endless debate. The idea that it should even be a debate is, well, debatable.

Check out minutes 6:30 to 20:00 to hear the discussion of vaccines and autism, if you must.

The host and guest had a mutually supportive banter about how we must not trust pharmaceutical companies, most physicians, and certainly not the laws in place to protect our children. Mr. Maher even made a jab at dentists, who “put mercury in my teeth.” The notion that mercury-containing fillings from nearly six decades ago can cause neurologic disorders in grown adults has led to countless baby boomers getting their fillings removed and replaced. No study, nor any mainstream dental association, recommends removal of mercury fillings purely for the sake of reducing mercury toxicity. Even if you have up to 15 mercury fillings, the amount of mercury vapor is too low to cause any damage. And if, indeed, you do have 15 fillings, did you ever brush as a kid?  Read more HERE.


Thank You To A Caring Mom On FB : PANS Is NOT Pediatric

Pandas T shirtBy Teresa Conrick

For those who have been following my daughter’s journey from vaccination to increased bacterial and viral illnesses, then AUTISM to Seizures, then a PANS diagnosis (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) to her recent diagnosis of Nonfamilial Hypogammaglobulinemia, please check out this story I need to share.  Its origin is a FB post I came upon from a group that I visit.  The author gave me permission to post as she truly wants other parents to know about her family’s plight, so no other family will live this horrific experience. There are almost 15,000 members of this group and we are all parents of PANS/PANDAS kids.  The reality is that PANS is NOT a rare diagnosis and it is NOT JUST PEDIATRIC.  It also seems that the cute PANDAS label has not helped in the urgency of this disorder -- as the researchers and doctors at a recent conference were stressing this change to PANS/PANDAS --  “Now referred to as autoimmune encephalitis” 

The diagnosis can start at a young age but there seem to be more and more parents with older children as well.  Add in that many children with an autism diagnosis may have had PANS,  that was not diagnosed early or they developed it as time went by, as most have immune issues that can worsen.   The reality too is that there is no one treatment, medication, or cure that universally helps each patient in the same way. Things can change though and as more parents became vocal, the research grows and shows that this is a heart - breaking disorder. It can be acute, chronic, and life-threatening.  More treatments can be found and made for this population that continues to multiply.

This brings me to where many are now, a child, teen or young adult, who is very ill, with a body that is not working properly as immunological, neurological, and behavioral symptoms take over.  We are talking vocal tics, body tics, motor and sensory abnormalities, enuresis  obsessive-compulsive behaviors, anxiety, depression, irritability, aggression, emotional lability, auditory or visual hallucinations, as well as violent imagery, and suicidal or homicidal ideation, regression of skills, severe restriction of eating, and severe oppositional behaviors. Using the word PEDIATRIC is not helpful.

Here then is the post from a mother who took the time to read and answer 107 comments and with genuine care about other families.  This is what I am so grateful for -- the parents who want to help other families:

Hi,

I would like to share a horror story of our 18 year old Pandas son when he went away to college. I hope this will help another parent from going through what we did. .. my son had a melt down at school and was spinning around , had tics and starting hallucinating. He never had done this behavior before. This came two months after receiving the required meningitis vaccine. He was never diagnosed with anything except PDD when he was a toddler through 10th grade. He never should have gone into the ER that day at school ... he thought they were going to help him and instead they took our rights away as parents because he was 18 and locked him in a mental institution for 3 months and held him down and injected him with all different antipsychotic meds .......... ( might I add they didn’t work ) ... he was so sick , pale , thin and broken , eyes were yellow ... we had to fight to get a power of attorney for health care for him to get him out. He got out with severe PTSD . We were able to get him in with a wellness Dr in our area who diagnosed him with Pandas , a severe food allergy to peanuts and gluten. He also had Mono/ Epstein Barr . With the grace of god he is now being treated appropriately. The conventional doctors out there are not open to the Pandas diagnosis and are not willing to find the root cause of illness. They want to bandage them with psych meds... some side effects of those can exacerbate a pandas symptoms so beware . Why I posted this is because make sure when your pans / panda kid turns 18 you have them sign a medical power of attorney just to protect yourselves . I hope this helps others because our journey the last 2 years has been a nightmare. My son had to drop out of school for now but is being treated with antibiotics, diet control , prednisone and supplements. I am very grateful we found the right drs to diagnose and treat the right illness. Love and prayers are sent to all parents who are going through this with their own kids. ♥️ Please get your medical power of attorneys signed ASAP. My faith keeps me strong and my Pandas kid has taught me resilience on this journey together.

Thank you, “Caring Mom” for reminding all the families that our kids may never be entirely out of the woods as far as their immune systems go and being able to help in their treatment into adulthood may be very necessary.  Let’s look at some other factors in that posting:

  • Her son had a PDD diagnosis in his younger years but eventually went off to college, which was great but what happened also showed that his immune system continues to be fragile.

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The Sadness

2DEACC75-A0C7-4E81-BF5A-9915ABCFD575  Note: She woke up trying to explain to me. She added elements from the scene. “Apple. Rabbit. Bottle. Hat. Oscar.”

This was what I Tweeted last night. 

Almost 25. Sobbing. She wants “Oscar bunny apple hat” Something from 50 years of Sesame Street episodes. This is autism..

My daughter went to bed so frustrated. I was so sad.  I can usually figure out what screenshot she wants from the Internet. Not last night. 

This. Is. Autism. 

57257142-B417-4032-91E4-B9204654166BShe like to carry small slips of paper. I have a system where I can print teeny from my phone. We cut and tape. She carries. That’s an example. Upside down. Like our lives. 

This. Is. Autism.

Kim


An Interview with Executive Producer Polly Tommey as Vaxxed II The People's Truth Debuts This Week

Vaxxed 2 jpegNote: Final part of our series. Vaxxed II debuts THIS Week! Join us in congratulating and thanking Polly and her team, and all of the professionals and parents who had the courage to participate.  XOX

Vaxxed From Cover up to Catastrophe launched a firestorm when, in 2016, it was abruptly removed from the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro's event in New York.  As angry as so many of us were at the time, the cowardice and dismissal provided an efficient fuel that fired the campaign, and continues to do so.  From the Vaxxed II site: 

In 2016, a media firestorm erupted when Tribeca Film Festival abruptly censored its documentary selection, VAXXED: FROM COVER-UP TO CATASTROPHE, amid pressure from pro-pharmaceutical interests.

In response to media silence on CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, who admitted to fraud on a pivotal vaccine safety study, VAXXED catapulted to notoriety and became a worldwide trending topic, opening to sold out theater audiences nationwide.

Stunned by the immense volume of parents lining up outside the theaters with vaccine injury stories to share, VAXXED producer Polly Tommey began to livestream worldwide reaching millions, and a community that had once been silenced were empowered to rise up.

In VAXXED II: THE PEOPLE'S TRUTH, Polly and the team travel over 50,000 miles in the USA and around the world. Interviews of parents and doctors with nothing to gain and everything to lose exposed the vaccine injury epidemic and asked the question on every parent’s mind, “Are vaccines really as safe and effective as we’ve been told?”
 
Many Age of Autism readers have seen the bus, which is a rolling memorial to vaccine injured children.  Some are included in the interviews, including me, Kim Rossi.) Perhaps your child's name is on the bus. Vaxxed II the People's Truth continues the stories from families and includes many medical professionals, who risk everything when they talk about vaccination policy and injury.  Anne Dachel interviewed Executive Producer Polly Tommey. The series will run here on Age of Autism.  The transcript follows each video clip.

Q: Parents with thriving, healthy, high achieving UNVACCINATED children tell their stories on Vaxxed II. What do you see these stories doing to the vaccine debate?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtDoqYaZwCU

Polly: Make no mistake that the other side, without a doubt, do not want the public, the people, the parents to hear the stories of the unvaccinated. They want us to talk about the MMR, autism, Andrew Wakefield. They want that to go down the same path every single time because they can attack us. But you cannot attack the generations and generations of the health of the unvaccinated.

Vaxxed II doesn’t even begin to cover the health of the unvaccinated. We uncovered so much. We uncovered generations and generations standing there saying, “We’ve never had any cancer in our family.” “We’ve never had rheumatoid arthritis in our family.” “We’ve never had diabetes.” “We’ve never had any of these things that you see that are just common elderly conditions.”

They don’t have them in their families. And as we went deeper and deeper into the world of the unvaccinated, I could see, the team could see, this is why they don’t do the vaxxed/unvaxxed study. This is why they’re trying to censor us and stop us, and they’re petrified of these people speaking out. Because when the world knows about the health of the unvaccinated, game over. They’re done.

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What’s Allowed in the US Media: Scrutiny of Baby Food Safety Versus Vaccine Safety

Fda approvedNote: Senator Schumer might as be Amy Schumer when it comes to vaccine safety. If the juxtaposition of allowable media and political outrage weren't so infuriating, it would be laughable.

By Anne Dachel

Forbes…listen to yourself!

On Oct 21st Forbes Magazine published this piece about the news that toxic heavy metals were found in almost all commercial baby food.

Forbes: 95% Of Baby Food Had Toxic Heavy Metals, Senator Schumer Calls For Action, by health expert Bruce Y. Lee.

Bruce Y. Lee was more than a little critical of the oversight failure on the part of the FDA. He quoted U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer who was equally infuriated:

The FDA must investigate the new report detailing the presence of toxic metals in a wide variety of baby foods.

We need new regulations to force the industry to address exposures and alleviate concerns for the health of our youngest Americans.

(One has to wonder how the FDA can “investigate” this since they were the people that okayed all these products in the first place.)

Lee continued giving us the facts:

According to the report, 95% of baby food containers tested had “toxic heavy metals.” Oh, baby, baby, that does not sound good.

The testing involved checking 168 containers of 61 brands of 13 different types of baby food for four types of heavy metals. Arsenic was in 73% of the baby foods tested, cadmium in 75%, mercury in 32%, and lead in a whopping 94%. In fact, 26% of baby foods tested had all four of these metals, and 40% had three of them.  

“Something needs to be done…”

Lee expressed a certain amount of outrage about what we’re doing to children. 

These weren’t bullets and batteries that were being tested. Rather they were things that go into the mouths of little Johnny, …

Why are these heavy metals even in baby foods? …Some of the metals can be from the environment, which would be more evidence that something needs to be done about better controlling pollution.  … 

Lee was adamant that toxic metal exposure can harm children. He even suggested that exposure can be related to neurological conditions, including autism.

The bottom line is that heavy metal and babies should not mix. Musically, head banging is not good at that age. Chemically, exposure could lead to brain and body problems. It isn’t even clear what levels of such heavy metals in food may be safe, especially since exposure can accumulate over time from other sources such as the environment. How might exposure to these metals be related to rising rates of conditions such as autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? How well is our food supply being monitored for contaminants? There is a lot of unfinished business when it comes to the safety of our food supply. …

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Trusting Science

Broken-Trust-725187By Cathy Jameson

Last week a young boy asked me if I liked Science.  I really don’t like it.  It was my least favorite subject throughout elementary school and high school.  Full of wonder, and incredibly smart, this kid thinks the exact opposite – he loves Science!  I didn’t want to squash his enthusiasm, so I took a second before I made a reply.  Something else made me pause, too. 

I was busy right before he approached me, but that’s not why the question caught me off guard.  The Science he loves is the same Science that made broken promises to me.  It didn’t just lie to me, it took everything from me.  That happened post-vaccination.  Science told me that childhood vaccines were 100% safe for my son and that his health would benefit from them.  Now non-verbal with seizures and regressive autism, my child is unable to function like this boy can.  I could tell this kid that at one point even though I didn’t like Science I trusted it, but then I’d have to explain why.  Not wanting to go into that intimate detail with a child I don’t know very well, I continued to think of a simple answer for his simple question. 

As much as I still wanted to say to him, “Nope.  Science stinks,” I kept that to myself and replied, “You know what, bud?  As a kid, I did not like Science at all.  But as an adult, I appreciate it.” 

That’s the truth. 

I do appreciate Science.  

But I’ll never be able to fully trust it. 

Satisfied with my answer, the boy immediately asked me a Science-related question.  It wasn’t complex or about vaccines, a topic I know well, but it was a question that I could not answer.  Stumped, I promised that as soon as I had time to do some reading I’d find some information for him.  He told me he, too, wanted to continue to find the answer on his own.  So we made a game of it – whoever could answer the question first wins.  There wouldn’t be a prize, just satisfaction that we’d learn something and wouldn’t be puzzled any longer.

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The Video Facebook Wants to Hide: Dr. Jay Gordon on Real Time with Bill Maher

HPC Meme Censorship Up to Us to ShareAccording to our Anne Dachel, when she went to post this video on Facebook, she was blocked from doing so with a content warning. The information in this post is a mix of true and false statements or it could simply be incomplete. In some cases, the information is misleading.

Thank you to Bill Maher. Go to the 6:15 mark. Share far and wide. The hell with Zuckerberg, his pediatrician wife and Facebook.

 


The American Vaccination Program Why Is This Legal?

Kent legalNote: Today is the 1 year anniversary of Laura Hayes' presentation. Worth reading as the environment has grown worse and worse over the last year.

Dear AoA Readers,

I wanted to share the video link and transcript for the vaccine-related presentation I gave in Utah this past Friday titled, "Why Is This Legal?"

A big shout out to symposium organizer, Kristen Chevrier. She and her Your Health Freedom team planned an informative 2-day event featuring a wonderful and well-spoken array of speakers, for whom video links will soon be available at Your Health Freedom.

As always, I am hoping my presentation will open eyes and ears to the terrible truth about vaccines.

Please share...together, we might just save a child and their family from a lifetime of needless suffering.

Thank you,

Laura Hayes

“Why Is This Legal?” by Laura Hayes, delivered on 11-2-18 in Utah

This evening, I am going to be speaking to you about vaccines, specifically, their inexcusable lack of safety, the toxic and hazardous ingredients contained in them that have no business being injected into any human, and the catastrophic results we continue to witness due to their use. In the time I have, I will only be able to scratch the surface of the harm that vaccines cause, both to the individual recipient, and to subsequent generations, if the recipient is still able to reproduce. I won’t have time to delve into the lack of efficacy or necessity for vaccines, but suffice it to say that their failure rate is high, their “efficacy” is based on measures which are unproven and unreliable, and injecting poisons, toxins, neurotoxins, carcinogens, immune- and nervous-system destroyers, endocrine disruptors, ingredients that have never been clinically approved, and unknown ingredients that are not required to be disclosed, is in no way health-inducing or protective, for any one, at any age. As I like to say, one does not need to be a PhD in biology or chemistry, or an MD, or even academically astute to understand that the practice of vaccination is not founded on any valid science. Common sense, basic science, and parental instincts are more than enough to discern the truth about vaccines. Now, let’s launch into the topic of vaccine safety, an oxymoron if ever there was one.

Not too long ago, in a vaccine-related forum to which I belong, someone proposed that we launch a meme campaign titled, “Why Is This Legal?”. It was in response to yet another teenager becoming paralyzed after receiving Merck's Gardasil vaccine. I find why is this legal to be a compelling question to ask with regard to vaccines, our nation’s vaccine program, and vaccine mandates.

My hope today is to stimulate thinking, questioning, researching, and analyzing, resulting in drawing your own conclusions versus relying on those of the self-proclaimed “experts”.

With regard to the question why is this legal, we are going to cover a number of pertinent questions specific to vaccines:

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The ID2020 Alliance: The Global Totalitarian Project Hiding Behind The Vaccine Drive

GHSA
By John Stone

These days history happens by stealth: the big shifts in power are often only incidentally reported in our mainstream news-media and can be hard to detect even by experienced watchers. Until a year ago almost no one had heard of the Global Health Security Agenda, although the project started in 2014 under the Obama administration and has already destabilised nations: something which is neither conjecture or “conspiracy theory” but easily established from public documents [1, 2] . Late last year I highlighted a column in electronic BMJ by J Stephen Morrison “senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and director of its Global Health Policy Center" [3]:

“The term "smart power" was new to me when I encountered it recently in a British Medical Journal blog as part of the new-speak vocabulary of J Stephen Morrison 'senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and director of its Global Health Policy Center".  Morrison's article is interesting both because it discloses explicitly how 9/11 was made an opportunity  to draw health into the global security agenda of the United States while failing to understand how such a move might result in the shattering of "consensus" and the post war "Western post-war liberal order": "smart power" even if it is smart is not "liberal" and will not lead to consensus. But it also spells out that the global vaccine program has become a covert instrument of US power. If Morrison by any chance laments the passing of the centre-left government in Italy, then perhaps the White House putting Italy and its health minister, Beatrice Lorenzin, in charge of global vaccine strategy was an error. 

“Morrison thinks it is a paradox but it is scarcely so if a government is seen to pursue coercive health measures over its citizens at the behest of a foreign power - even those who favor vaccination could be concerned at the state's new found powers over their bodies (which might also be indefinitely extended). If that was not so smart a political move perhaps the technology is not so smart either - as I remarked  to Steven Salzberg a few years ago: "The unwelcome news is that the “cruise missiles and drone helicopters” of the war on disease often hit the wrong target, and the more cruise missiles and drone helicopters you unleash the greater the risk".

“Frankly, no one knows what they are going to be injected with next. Smart bombs become too easily the agents of international chaos and mistrust: just so the smart bombs of the war on disease, both for what they can do to your body and what they can do to the political landscape, including destabilizing friendly governments. “Smart power” is also duplicitous: Italy is just the surrogate of the US. Why could the citizens of the world not have it directly from the mouth of Obama saying in effect ‘your bodies are not your own and we inject into them what we like?’.”

But the heat was turned up again at the beginning of 2019 when the World Health Organization declared “the vaccine hesitant” to be a threat to world health [2], and the Global health terror over measles was launched despite inadequate evidence either for the spread, or the casualties[1,4-6]. Also, of course, pinned to the tails of the largely artificial measles scare, was the demand for compliance with a host of other products to combat other diseases. Implausibly, health officials continue to stick to the baseless proposition that a two-month old infant can benefit from unlimited barrage of biological products without risk of harm, and never seem to have heard of the concept of “over-medication” [7].

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Does Vaxogynist Autumn Dayss Have Sleepless Nights Over her Mocking Sick Children?

Autumn Dayss
Cafe Mom ran a post about about women, #MeToo sisters who should be supporting one another, women who probably promote breastfeeding and are pro-choice are creating Vaxist or Vaxogynist memes that mock, disregard and bully in the old fashioned not snowflake sense of the words children who are vaccine injured. In a tiny bright moment, when I went to Facebook to seek the photo - it had a content shield over it. I am very happy about that. It deserve to have a warning. It's disgusting.

On what planet does dressing up as a Mom with whom you disagree become en vogue? Do stay at homes dress as working Moms to mock them? Do nursing Moms dress with babies drinking poison from a filthy bottle to stick a finger in the eye of formula moms?  Do pro-choice women dress as patients with  bloody coat hangers dangling out of their netherparts for fun?  Ha Ha Halloween!

WHY IS IT OK TO PORTRAY OUR KIDS AS DEAD?  Many ARE dead. They wander. They drown. They choke and gasp and seize to death.

When I was in third grade, I wore an adorable costume A0A27131-0C2A-4971-B62A-26F2A9FFED12 for Halloween - I was an Indian! That's what I called it. Today, we no longer use the term Indian, that's called progress. And a child wearing my get up might not be allowed in school parties. Even trick or treating might lead to raised eyebrows. Did I mean harm? Of course not. Was I mocking the Wampanoag tribe that was in my area? Of course not. Still. It would be seen as offensive today, and it was probably offensive to those with Native blood even back in the 1970s. So we no longer dress this way.

But it's not only OK, it's comedic fodder to make fun of vaccine choice, vaccine injury (they don't believe it exists) and families. Dead child! Skelebaby!!!

Here's a clip of the article. Feel free to pop over to CAfe Mom to comment. I've written for them in the past. I like a lot of their columns, even though standard parenting was never my life - because of vaccine injury.

And my name is Kim. Not Karen.

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Woman Dresses Up as 'Anti-Vax Mom' for Halloween & People Have Strong Feelings

The image is, in a word, shocking. But then again, it's meant to be.

Many people left comments saying Dayss' attempt at humor went too far -- even if the message is important.

"Disgusting and heartless," wrote one commenter. "It’s NEVER okay to joke about anyone losing a child."

"This is just ugly," wrote another.

One woman called the costume "vile," adding, "Way to go putting your complete lack of class on display for the world. Your mama must be so proud."

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Mama Says Vaccines Cause Autism Halloween Costume by Carzylla

DE8E8888-A30B-4B76-9580-160FE87B1100By Kim Rossi

Well, at least she broke the "I finally get to dress like a trashy, sexy woman" tradition for Halloween.... Instead, she dressed like a vicious bigot.

Welcome to social media in 2019. Where grown women can make fun of vaccine injured children and their families by dressing up as a "baby" with measles. I don't even know if this is carzylla herself in the photo. She shared it, so it's public. Complete with a proud American beer brand in one hand. I'm sure Coors will be calling any day to sign this lovely lass for an endorsement. Never. My guess? She's in the medical field.

MMR has injured many of our children. MMR has been at the center of the autism/vaccine debate for decades. MMR has been reworked, its data fudged, its elements changed, its very existence sued by its very manufacturers own scientists.  Measles has been the TrojanHorse used to ram through laws denying exemptions , banning healthy kids from school and just you watch - much more is coming.

So I say to carzylla, whoever and where ever she is - How do you feel making fun of children, parents and families who have been through the kind of hell you could never imagine unless you lived it. Live it. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Like we do.
Here's a photo of a vaccine injured adult riddled with seizures and autism and PANDAS that I hope will make her laugh and smile and golly jiminy biminy boop maybe even pee her Depends.Brandon Guppy

Not amusing enough for you, you nasty woman? Try this one for a double giggle. Brothers (2 of 5 siblings with autism) and their diaper supply.

Diapers Anthony Karen Credit
Credit Anthony Karen

Still not tickled pink? We invite you to read an AofA story we posted years ago about Josh Edwards, in the UK. Take a look at his body. Yuck it up, babe!  I Am Josh. A Boy After His MMR.

It’s January 1994; I’m 13 months old. Off to the
doctor for my MMR! Tonight I have a high fever.
I don’t feel so well in the morning, with severe
diarrhea leaking through my clothes and onto
my bedding. My stool is bright yellow, runny,
and then like oxtail soup. Can you imagine?
This went on for 5 days, and then I stopped “going” so
much . . . Mum says “constipated.” I used to poop
every day before the MMR, sometimes twice a day.
I’m so sorry, Mum, I don’t know what is
happening. I am miserable and upset.

I’m sorry that I scream and cry and nobody can figure out why.
Please don’t pick me up, please don’t cuddle me - I can’t stand it!
I don’t like being touched anymore.

I am Josh. I am obsessed with light switches,
climbing on chairs and tables to get to them,
turning the light on and off. It is the same with door
handles and opening and closing doors. I engage
in repetitive behavior. I hate eye contact and ignore
the cameras that I used to “ham it up” for.

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NY Legislation: Will They Lock Up the Unvaccinated?

Salem witch huntNote: We are careening toward a dystopian nightmare where the only demographic in the United States that can be bullied, hated, discriminated against, left behind and maybe even imprisoned will be the un- or under-vaccinated.  We protect every letter in the alphabet, no matter how small the group, how temporary the craze, except UV. It's vaxism. Pure and simple. This week is Halloween, I'm from Boston, Massachusetts, not far from Salem, where women were murdered because they were non-compliant. Witches. Have we really come that far?

The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft—the Devil's magic—and 20 were executed. Eventually, the colony admitted the trials were a mistake and compensated the families of those convicted. Since then, the story of the trials has become synonymous with paranoia and injustice, and it continues to beguile the popular imagination more than 300 years later.
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By Dani Lasher, Vaxxter Contributor

New York is at it again. The legislature introduced Senate Bill A99 in January 2019; it is an active bill, still in committee. The bill was introduced as “An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the removal of cases, contacts, and carriers of communicable diseases who are potentially dangerous to the public health.” If passed into law, the bill would allow the government to detain and quarantine individuals deemed to be a threat to state and local health, which begs the question: Who determines an actual threat? And who really are the actual threats?

Rockland County officials banned unvaccinated individuals from entering public spaces over the summer and issued a follow-up emergency order to mandate the MMR vaccine for specific Brooklyn zip codes. The state seems intent on segregating the unvaccinated from the vaccinated.

The CDC defines an outbreak as three or more confirmed measles cases in a given catchment area of 100,000 people. At least two of the cases must be laboratory-confirmed, with a positive IgM antibody, showing the infection is acute in nature. Under SB A99, the unvaccinated could be detained and quarantined during an outbreak even if they are not infected. Westchester County in New York State passed a similar bill in September 2019, that allows authorities to use these methods against local citizens with no outbreak or case of infection identified.

A Lack of Transparency

Here is a section from the SB A99 bill:

“Upon determining by clear and convincing evidence that the health of others is or may be endangered by a case, contact or carrier, or a suspected case, contact or carrier of a contagious disease that, in the opinion of the Governor, after consultation with the commissioner, may pose an imminent and significant threat to the public health resulting in severe morbidity or high mortality, the Governor or his or her delegee, including, but not limited to the commissioner or the heads of local health departments, may order the removal and/or detention of such a person or group of persons by issuing a single order, identifying such persons either by name or by a reasonably specific description of the individuals or group being detained. Such person or group of persons shall be detained in a medical facility or other appropriate facility or premises designated by the Governor or his or her delegee to comply with subdivision five of this section.”
 
The bill references severe morbidity, but the evidence may not support that concern, judging from this year’s measles outbreaks. From September 30, 2018, through August, 2019, 1,114 New Yorkers contracted measles across a population of 19,542,209, which equates to a 0.01% prevalence rate. The outbreaks were concentrated in specific areas:

Read more at VAXXTER.


Video Interview with Executive Producer Polly Tommey on Vaxxed II The People's Truth

Vaxxed 2 jpegNote: PART THREE of a series

Vaxxed From Cover up to Catastrophe launched a firestorm when, in 2016, it was abruptly removed from the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro's event in New York.  As angry as so many of us were at the time, the cowardice and dismissal provided an efficient fuel that fired the campaign, and continues to do so.  From the Vaxxed II site: 

In 2016, a media firestorm erupted when Tribeca Film Festival abruptly censored its documentary selection, VAXXED: FROM COVER-UP TO CATASTROPHE, amid pressure from pro-pharmaceutical interests.

In response to media silence on CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, who admitted to fraud on a pivotal vaccine safety study, VAXXED catapulted to notoriety and became a worldwide trending topic, opening to sold out theater audiences nationwide.

Stunned by the immense volume of parents lining up outside the theaters with vaccine injury stories to share, VAXXED producer Polly Tommey began to livestream worldwide reaching millions, and a community that had once been silenced were empowered to rise up.

In VAXXED II: THE PEOPLE'S TRUTH, Polly and the team travel over 50,000 miles in the USA and around the world. Interviews of parents and doctors with nothing to gain and everything to lose exposed the vaccine injury epidemic and asked the question on every parent’s mind, “Are vaccines really as safe and effective as we’ve been told?”
 
Many Age of Autism readers have seen the bus, which is a rolling memorial to vaccine injured children.  Some are included in the interviews, including me, Kim Rossi.) Perhaps your child's name is on the bus. Vaxxed II the People's Truth continues the stories from families and includes many medical professionals, who risk everything when they talk about vaccination policy and injury.  Anne Dachel interviewed Executive Producer Polly Tommey. The series will run here on Age of Autism.  The transcript follows each video clip.



By Anne Dachel

Q:   The stories about the HPV vaccine Gardasil were especially shocking. What did you learn about the damage from this vaccine?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0i653grpCs

Polly: Gardasil, Gardasil, Gardasil. Everywhere that we went on the bus was Gardasil injury. It got to the point where we could open the bus door and see the line of people and spot how many Gardasil injuries were walking towards us. You could see the Gardasil girls, the Gardasil boys as they came towards you.

This vaccine has caused untold injury and death, and I don’t think we are at even the beginning of the extent of the damage that this vaccine has caused. It’s got to go. …I think when people watch Vaxxed II there is no one in their right mind that is going to give this vaccine to anybody—themselves, their children, anybody—when they’ve seen what we’ve seen on the roads of America. It is everywhere.

Anyone who’s had the Gardasil vaccine is injured in some way: girls’ ovaries shutting down, the paralysis, the death, ongoing injury and no recovery from these injuries.

Q: The movie charges that forces are telling us to “hate the unvaccinated… hate children.” Why are the unvaccinated the enemy if vaccines offer protection? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVNCS2PNiCs

 

Polly: So in the movie Vaxxed Del Bigtree talks about the hatred for the unvaccinated child. It’s a very, very good point. I’m 53 years old. When I was a child, I was taken to parties to catch measles, and it was considered a mild childhood illness. I remember having measles and really not feeling that ill but just enjoying the week off school. Then 20 years later, I then go to have children, and we’re told that measles is not very nice, so why don’t you give your child the MMR? And they’ll never, ever, ever get measles again.

Sure. Give your child the MMR—brain damage, another story.

Then by the time I get to my third child, actually you need two of the MMR for extra protection.

Can you see how it’s changing?

To say that an unvaccinated child is a hateful person you need to stay away. We see it on social media.  “Stay away from my child. I don’t want to catch your disgusting unvaccinated diseases.”

Of all the unvaccinated children that we saw on the roads of America, I can tell you that none of them were sick, they were extremely strong, they were clever, top of their class. And if they did get sick, they got over it very quickly—unlike the vaccinated. So to blame an unvaccinated child for spreading measles, for example, when they don’t have measles, and to believe that, is really, really, really unintelligent.

Think people. Think about what they’re saying. I really don’t know what else to add to that, Anne, other that it’s the most stupid, stupid, statement ever to blame the unvaccinated who don’t have the illnesses on spreading the illnesses. It makes no sense.
 STOP HERE

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Update on Merck Mumps Whistleblower Case

by Bob Snee

Kenneth Frazier Merck
Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier

Latest update on the filings in the Merck Whistleblower lawsuit claiming fraud in connection with the mumps portion of the MMR vaccine.

After nearly 10 years of stalling and delaying tactics, the case has finally proceeded to the point where the merits of the claim are about to be decided.

Both sides think there are no disputed issues of fact and that they are entitled to judgment in their favor, having filed motions for summary judgment on October 25th. If there are no material fact issues, there is nothing for a jury to decide and a judge can rule that based on the admitted and undisputed facts as well as the law, a party should win (or lose) its lawsuit.

The whistleblowers have filed a motion for judgment against Merck, and Merck has filed three motions claiming it is entitled to summary judgment. The first motion filed my Merck is attacking the whistleblower’s theory of their claim based on an efficacy-based theory of falsity. The second motion is only against one of the whistleblower’s, Stephen Krahling, and the third motion, claims that all of the whistleblower’s claims are barred by the statute of limitations (whether or not the claims are true and valid).

Each side will have an opportunity to try to defeat the other’s motions for summary judgment by submitting Declarations and legal memorandum that either creates a disputed issue of fact, which would then need to be decided by a jury, or by showing that even if all the facts are true, the law does not support the position of the party making the summary judgment motion.

The contents of the documents in connection with these motions are being filed under seal, so other than the name of each document being filed, we don’t have an opportunity at this time to know what either side is saying regarding the facts that aren’t is dispute, or how the law applies to those facts.


After the motions are fully briefed by both sides and oral argument is likely scheduled, there are three possible outcomes. Either the case could be decided in favor of the whistleblowers, the case could be decided in favor of Merck, or there could be disputed issues of fact which would require the case to go to a jury trial to decide the facts.

The following are the titles of the 4 documents containing the Motions for Summary Judgment:

RELATORS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AGAINST MERCK filed by STEPHEN A. KRAHLING, JOAN A. WLOCHOWSKI

First MOTION for Summary Judgment on Relators' Claims Based on an Efficacy-Based Theory of Falsity filed by MERCK & CO.'

Second MOTION for Summary Judgment Against Relator Krahling filed by MERCK & CO

MERCK'S THIRD DISPOSITIVE MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON TIME-BARRED CLAIMS AND DAMAGES


Commentary: As predicted, animal protein containing biologics induce de novo autoimmune disorders

Immune systemBy Vinu Arumugham 

AoA is grateful to Vinu Arumugham who has written an analysis of an article in MedPageToday by Diana Swift ("expert critique" Melinda Engevik): "Biologics Tied to New-Onset IBD and Other Autoimmune Events - Though mechanism is unclear patients need monitoring for de novo disorders". He writes:

They quote: "We don't really understand the mechanism behind this yet, and the effect might apply to agents other than etanercept," Korzenik told the Reading Room

It is absolutely ridiculous for people to claim that the mechanism is “unclear” or not understood. I predicted that animal protein containing biologics would induce de novo autoimmune disorders (1)⁠. Most biologics are produced using Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells. All biologics thus contain residual CHO host cell proteins. We have described the exact immunological mechanism involved in the induction of autoimmunity by immunization with homologous xenogeneic antigens (2)⁠. Bailey-Kellog et al. developed CHOPPI specifically because induction of autoimmunity by residual host cell proteins is a known problem (3)⁠.

Autoimmune disorders induced by biologics represent the second wave of iatrogenic diseases.

The first wave of iatrogenic diseases are of course all the autoimmune disorders induced by animal protein containing vaccines (1,4–9)⁠. The biologics that are now prescribed to “treat” these vaccine induced disorders are creating their own disaster, exactly as predicted.

For laypersons:

https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-an-autoimmune-disease-189661

Says: “You may be wondering how an autoimmune reaction can occur. The autoimmune reaction may be triggered: ... If a foreign substance that is similar to a normal body substance enters the body.

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Facebook Censorship Means Sites Like Age of Autism Are More Important Than Ever

Banned-books2-censorship-quoteBelow is Del Bigtree's report on the questioning of Mark Zuckerberg by Rep. Bill Posey (R) of Florida. Zuckerberg is clear that the goal is to stop conversation, debate, education and opinion on vaccination. There will be a default position on Facebook that vaccines are always safe and effective for every single human on the planet. Injury will be ignored and denied. Death will be ignored and denied. The utter destruction of pediatric wellness will be ignored and denied. It's not a coincidence that Zuckerberg's wife is a young pediatrician whose maiden name rhymes with Pan, as in Richard Pan.

Both Zuckerberg and his wife are unable and/or unwillingly to process the concept of vaccine injury. Of freedom to choose a medical procedure. Of the right to say "NO." America is moving toward the equivalent of rape by vaccination, and I do not say that to be glib. When the government demands you inject yourself and your children with a product for which the consumer/patient bears 100% of the risk while there is NO LIABILITY to either the manufacturer or the doctor, nurse, random CVS tech who administers it as it generates profit that would make Croesius blush, I think it's fair to call that assault with a chemical weapon.

As social media lurches toward full censorship and the pushing of agendas many of us can not fathom, Age of Autism and other sites by brave people like Del Bigtree, Robert Kennedy Jr and others become safe haven for American freedom.  Read us. Share our posts. Donate to us. We are NOT going away. Dan would never allow it. Nor will I. Kim

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From The High Wire with Del Bigtree.

Florida Congressman Bill Posey grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg at a recent House Financial Services hearing.

Posey stated, “I support vaccinations of children and adults, but I also support open and frank communication about the risks of vaccination,” Posey told Zuckerberg. “You testified that you believe in giving people a voice. Is Facebook able to assure us it will support users’ fair and open discussions and communications about the risks as well as the benefits of vaccinations?

Zuckerberg said anti-vaccination users on Facebook have the same rights to expression as others, and their views aren’t censored. However, he said, they aren’t publicized, either.

If someone wants to post anti-vaccinationtent or they want to join a group where people are discussing that, we don’t stop them from doing that,” said Zuckerberg. “But […] we don’t go out of our way to make sure our group recommendation systems show people or encourage people to join those groups. We discourage that.

Read the full report at The High Wire here.




Action Matters

ActionBy Cathy Jameson

“Facebook has been systemically found on scene and at the scene of the crime.” Congressman Meeks (D-NY) to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

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Pointing out Facebook’s attempts at causing division, their admittance of destructive politics and having a hand in broadcasting misinformation were part of Mr. Meeks’ final words before he yielded his time at a hearing this week. Titled An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sector, the only witness at the hearing was Mark Zuckerberg. Testifying in front of the House Financial Services Committee, it wouldn’t be the only time that day that Zuckerberg would be reminded that Facebook’s actions speak louder than words.

After Mr. Meeks yielded, Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) was recognized. Major media outlets, like The Hill, picked up the days’ events, including when Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) grilled the Facebook founder. Posey,  who’s been vocal on the subject before, used part of his allotted time (fast forward to 1:04:76)  to ask Zuckerberg about Facebook’s latest policies.

Posey began by sharing that he, too, uses Facebook for both work and personal communication. He recognized that Facebook has many benefits as well as many great challenges. Without wasting any more time, he quickly reminded Zuckerberg of a letter he sent earlier this year in response to discovering that Facebook would support censoring and restricting free speech rights. He specifically added that users who shared information about vaccination risk were being targeted. A supporter of vaccinations, Posey stated that he also supports open and frank communication. With regard to vaccinations, he said that that communication should include full informed consent. After offering the latest stats of the US government paying out $4 billion in compensation to those who’ve been injured by liability-free vaccines, Posey got more to the point.

“You testified that you believe in giving people a voice,” Posey said to Zuckerberg. Then began the questioning.

“Is Facebook able to assure us that it will support users’ fair and open discussions and communications related to risks, as well as the benefits, of vaccinations?” Thanking the congressman for the question, Zuckerberg began his reply by claiming that, “We do care deeply about giving people a voice and freedom of expression.” Citing that those were some of the founding values of his company, he then hesitated and offered this.

“…we hear consistently from our community that people want us to stop the spread of misinformation…” Zuckerberg continued and disclosed a strategy that Facebook now employs, which is to focus on misinformation that “has the potential to lead to physical harm or imminent harm.” Zuckerberg went on and stated that health advice, or misleading health advice, was part of that strategy.

Before his time was up, Rep. Posey had a follow-up question to Zuckerberg’s response, “Are you 100% confident that vaccines pose no injury to any person on this planet?”  

Citing the “scientific consensus”, Zuckerberg’s reply was, “It is important that people get their vaccines.”

Reminding him of his platform’s promise, of being able to give people a voice, Posey pointedly asked Zuckerberg, “Shouldn’t somebody have the opportunity to express an opinion different from yours?” Reiterating the need for people to be able to have the information necessary to make an informed choice, Posey waited for Zuckerberg’s reply.

“Congressman, I do. And that’s why we don’t stop people from posting on their page something that’s wrong. Or if someone wants to post vaccine…anti-vaccination content…or if they want to join a group where people are discussing that content, we don’t prevent them from doing that. What we do is we don’t go out of our way to make our group recommendation systems try to show people or encourage people to join those groups. We discourage that.”

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A Tale of Two Sides: A New Novel about the Vaccine Debate

A tale of two sidesNote: It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.  2019 is a dark time for medical and religious choice. We live in a nation where courts allow a parent to change a young child's gender often with serious, chemically induced hormonal alterations, yet that same mother or father can not say no to a mandated vaccine.  We are Through the Looking Glass straight into 1984.  Please hop over to Amazon to buy a copy or two or three of this new novel, that takes the vaccine wars into a sensational work of fiction. If only it were fiction and not the reality facing families.

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From Amazon:

Compliant parents are what Julianna loves most about her job. Thankfully, most patients listen to her. After all, she is a nurse. Yet even the most well-intentioned parents can push back, especially when it comes to vaccinating their children. Paulina and Reuben Gonzalez wrestle with the decision whether to vaccinate their new baby for hepatitis B and, eventually, fifteen other diseases. The very mention of infectious disease strikes fear into the heart of every parent, so they want to make the right choice. There are those in the medical profession who believe vaccines are so critical they should be mandatory, and others who acknowledge that vaccines have risks that must be considered. As the Gonzalez’s and dozens of other families, doctors, nurses, reporters, and politicians come together in an open, honest, and sometimes heated dialogue to explore the truths at the root of their beliefs, their lives provide a fascinating perspective on one of the most polarizing issues of our time.


From AHRP: Vaccine Experiment Atrocity In India: Human Infection Model

AhrpIt appears that vaccine manufacturers are ever more impatient to reap high profits from new vaccines — especially since they have entered into “public-private” partnerships with governments. Increasingly, government officials oblige this greed-infected industry with laws mandating new vaccines. And public health authorities around the globe have become marketing auxiliaries for vaccine manufacturers.

A report in the Economic Times of India, confirms that the Indian health ministry is working with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Department of Biotechnology, and the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) as they embark on a medical atrocity – that is, to conduct clinical trials in which human beings are deliberately infected with deadly diseases in order to test the efficacy of experimental vaccines. The India Infection Research Consortium has named these experiments: “controlled human infection model (CHIM)”

This “controlled human infection model” is no different than the medical atrocities committed by the medical establishment under the Nazi regime....(continue reading on AHRP)

Also new editorial today in the Hindu Business Line “‘CHIM’ vaccine testing is no shot in the arm for India”: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/pulse/chim-method-of-vaccine-testing-is-no-shot-in-the-arm-for-india/article29805631.ece


Video Interview with Vaxxed II Executive Producer Polly Tommey

Vaxxed 2 jpegNote: PART Two of a Three Part Interview Series

Vaxxed From Cover up to Catastrophe launched a firestorm when, in 2016, it was abruptly removed from the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro's event in New York.  As angry as so many of us were at the time, the cowardice and dismissal provided an efficient fuel that fired the campaign, and continues to do so.  From the Vaxxed II site: 

In 2016, a media firestorm erupted when Tribeca Film Festival abruptly censored its documentary selection, VAXXED: FROM COVER-UP TO CATASTROPHE, amid pressure from pro-pharmaceutical interests.

In response to media silence on CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, who admitted to fraud on a pivotal vaccine safety study, VAXXED catapulted to notoriety and became a worldwide trending topic, opening to sold out theater audiences nationwide.

Stunned by the immense volume of parents lining up outside the theaters with vaccine injury stories to share, VAXXED producer Polly Tommey began to livestream worldwide reaching millions, and a community that had once been silenced were empowered to rise up.

In VAXXED II: THE PEOPLE'S TRUTH, Polly and the team travel over 50,000 miles in the USA and around the world. Interviews of parents and doctors with nothing to gain and everything to lose exposed the vaccine injury epidemic and asked the question on every parent’s mind, “Are vaccines really as safe and effective as we’ve been told?”
 
Many Age of Autism readers have seen the bus, which is a rolling memorial to vaccine injured children.  Some are included in the interviews, including me, Kim Rossi.) Perhaps your child's name is on the bus. Vaxxed II the People's Truth continues the stories from families and includes many medical professionals, who risk everything when they talk about vaccination policy and injury.  Anne Dachel interviewed Executive Producer Polly Tommey. The series will run here on Age of Autism.  The transcript follows each video clip.



By Anne Dachel

You remarked that you were surprised at the number of medical experts that came on the bus to tell their stories. What do you see changing among doctors? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCo1DiTgDig

Polly: It was incredible to see the medical profession coming to the bus and talking openly about what they know about vaccination. And really, it took a couple to come on the bus, and then they started to all come onto the bus. Safety in numbers.

These doctors are brave to do this because we know what happens to doctors who speak out against vaccines. So it was incredible to hear—first of all, who knew? We’re told, “Do you have a medical degree? Do you have a medical degree, Anne? Do you have a medical degree, Polly? Well you can’t speak on this subject.”

But what the bus found out—again the medical profession coming to the bus on the roads of America—is that they have absolutely no training in vaccines while they’re training to be a doctor.  Not one of them had any training. And we interviewed hundreds of doctors and nurses—people with the highest, top qualifications in the medical profession. Nobody has had any training other than vaccines are safe and effective. The same thing that we hear from the media is the same thing they hear in the medical profession. Why are we bowing down to the white coat gods with our most precious possessions to vaccinate them when they’ve had no training?

And you, if you do your research on the insert of that vaccine, will have more training than the doctor that you’re talking to. That was to me was the most amazing thing that happened from the medical profession.

People wake up. They’ve had no training. They do not know what they’re talking about when it comes to vaccines as say they.

Q: There were numerous stories of regression, many immediate, following vaccination. What kind of support/explanation from doctors do parents get when healthy children suddenly stop making eye contact and talking, start having seizures, develop high fevers? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C2Rw8uTmmw

 

Polly: Vaxxed II is one and a half hours long, so they can’t put everything in, but one of the things I think could last an hour and a half on its own, is all the parents when they talk about what happened when their child was injured, or someone they love was injured, and they went back to the doctor and they said, my child just had the Gardasil or the DTaP or whatever vaccine it is. It had a seizure…it died, whatever.

“It’s not the vaccines.”

All of them. They put their hands up: “It’s not the vaccine.”

STOP HERE

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Development of a National Vaccine Strategy in the Works

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Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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SUMMARY:

The development of a National Vaccine Plan (NVP) was mandated by Congress as a mechanism for the Director of the National Vaccine Program (as delegated by the Assistant Secretary for Health) to communicate priorities for achieving the Program's responsibilities of ensuring adequate supply of and access to vaccines and ensuring the effective and optimal use of vaccines. The most recent NVP, released in 2010, provided a comprehensive 10-year national strategy for enhancing all aspects of the plan, including vaccine research and development, supply, financing, distribution, and safety; informed decision-making by consumers and health care providers; vaccine-preventable disease surveillance; vaccine effectiveness and use monitoring; and global cooperation (http://www.hhs.gov/ nvpo/ vacc_ plan/ index.html). To help inform the development of the National Vaccine Plan 2020, HHS is issuing a Request for Information (RFI). The RFI will solicit specific information regarding the priorities, goals, and objectives in the next iteration of the NVP, remaining gaps, and stakeholder perspectives for the 2020-2025 timeframe.

DATES:

To be considered, comments must be received electronically at the email address provided below, no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on October 24, 2019.

ADDRESSES:

Responses must be submitted electronically, and should be addressed to NVP.RFI@hhs.gov.Mailed paper submissions and submissions received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

With U.S. vaccination rates above 90% for many childhood vaccines, most individuals have not witnessed firsthand the devastating illnesses against which vaccines offer protection, such as polio or diphtheria. According to a recent study, routine childhood immunizations among U.S. children born in 2009 will prevent 20 million cases of disease and 42,000 premature deaths, with a net savings of $13.5 billion in direct costs

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and $68.8 billion in total societal costs.[1] In contrast, adult vaccination coverage rates have remained persistently low, with only modest gains for certain populations in the past few years.[2] As a result, the standards for adult immunization practice were updated in 2014 to promote integration of vaccines into routine clinical care for adults.[3]

Despite the widespread availability of effective vaccines, vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) remain a significant public health challenge. In particular, rates of non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccines are increasing,[4] and there have been recent measles outbreaks in the U.S.[5] and globally, due to growing vaccine hesitancy and coverage levels below the threshold needed for herd immunity. With an estimated cost of $20,000 per case of measles to the public sector in 2016,[6] the economic consequences of this and other VPDs, as well as the health consequences, are significant. Furthermore, few adults in any age group are fully vaccinated as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Large disparities in vaccine coverage by race/ethnicity persist, with African Americans, Hispanics, and Asian Americans lagging behind whites in nearly all vaccination coverage rates.[7] VPDs such as pertussis and hepatitis B continue to take a heavy toll on public health,[8] with 18,975 cases of pertussis and 3,409 (22,000 estimated) cases of hepatitis B infections reported in the United States in 2017.[9 10] In light of these challenges, strengthening the vaccine and immunization enterprise is a priority for HHS.

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RFK Jr Kicked out of Church: Vaccine Censorship Rolls on

Something wicked this way comesNote: Thank you to James Grundvig for this in depth report on the travesty in Harlem, New York over the weekend at a church in Harlem. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr was mistreated so badly that had this been ANY other celebrity or dignitary or politician in Harlem, let alone a KENNEDY, this would have been the top news story on every cable and network news channel. But the topic of vaccination has been scoured from the news unless it's to say that we need more more more more and that those who are not fully vaccinated are a dangerous threat to the nation. We are under attack. Our right to take care of our children is in jeopardy. Those of us who have vaccine injured children are facing the choice of school or expulsion because of the removal of the religious and medical exemptions. If not today, as in New York and California, tomorrow.

Something wicked this way comes. Remember, come November.

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From VAXXTER.COM.

James Grundvig, Investigative Reporter

The war to silence vaccine injuries came to a head on a leafy autumn Saturday in a Harlem church overlooking the Hudson River. I witnessed the display first hand when I attended the three-hour event, “The Harlem Children’s Health Forum” on October 19, 2019. The event had been set up weeks before with Reverend Al Sharpton scheduled as one of the keynote speakers. But the firebrand reverend, the enforcer of rights for the African-American community, abruptly dropped out of the forum two days before putting the event and its location in doubt.

The forum’s host and producer, Curtis Cost, author of the 2010 book “Vaccines Are Dangerous,” continued to negotiate with the church on Friday, narrowing its scope from a four-and-a-half-hour event down to three hours.

Clearly, Big Pharma and its proxies moved swiftly to subvert and prevent the forum from taking place. No doubt, chasing Sharpton away from defending his own community was no small victory for Big Pharma and the bought politicians of New York City.

One of their proxies, Dr. Peter Hotez, has refused to debate RFK Jr. but has never refused to take millions in research money from the vaccine manufacturers, launched into a Twitter war with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s non-profit Children Health Defense the week before the scheduled event. Hotez attacked the event and its location—Harlem, New York—in the most obscene way.

Professor Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, tweeted

And debate what? It’s like debating whether or not smoking causes cancer. Or whether seat belts are safe. There’s nothing to debate. There’s only #Science vs a band of miscreants who monetize the internet, sell fake books, phony autism cures, or those just desperate for relevancy

Has also said in a separate tweet: “I don’t engage in ‘calling people names’, but I’ve asked you halt the predatory targeting of vulnerable populations, Somali Immigrants (sic) in 2017, Orthodox Jews in 2019, and now African-Americans in 2020 (sic). So far: 71 hospitalized, 18 in the ICU. Just please stop.”

Let’s take a look at how Professor Hotez defines a “vulnerable population.”

The Somali Vulnerable Population

Without adding context to his “predatory targeting” race-baiting screed, Hotez failed to support his vaccine Molotov cocktail with facts. No matter. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., addressed the issue in a 2017 article, “Somali Parents’ Rational Concerns About Vaccine Safety.”

In the detailed scientific referenced article, RFK Jr. wrote:

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An Interview with Polly Tommey about Vaxxed II The People's Truth

Vaxxed 2 jpegNote: Vaxxed From Cover up to Catastrophe launched a firestorm when, in 2016, it was abruptly removed from the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro's event in New York.  As angry as so many of us were at the time, the cowardice and dismissal provided an efficient fuel that fired the campaign, and continues to do so.  From the Vaxxed II site: 

In 2016, a media firestorm erupted when Tribeca Film Festival abruptly censored its documentary selection, VAXXED: FROM COVER-UP TO CATASTROPHE, amid pressure from pro-pharmaceutical interests.

In response to media silence on CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, who admitted to fraud on a pivotal vaccine safety study, VAXXED catapulted to notoriety and became a worldwide trending topic, opening to sold out theater audiences nationwide.

Stunned by the immense volume of parents lining up outside the theaters with vaccine injury stories to share, VAXXED producer Polly Tommey began to livestream worldwide reaching millions, and a community that had once been silenced were empowered to rise up.

In VAXXED II: THE PEOPLE'S TRUTH, Polly and the team travel over 50,000 miles in the USA and around the world. Interviews of parents and doctors with nothing to gain and everything to lose exposed the vaccine injury epidemic and asked the question on every parent’s mind, “Are vaccines really as safe and effective as we’ve been told?”
 
Many Age of Autism readers have seen the bus, which is a rolling memorial to vaccine injured children.  Some are included in the interviews, including me, Kim Rossi.) Perhaps your child's name is on the bus. Vaxxed II the People's Truth continues the stories from families and includes many medical professionals, who risk everything when they talk about vaccination policy and injury.  Anne Dachel interviewed Executive Producer Polly Tommey. The series will run here on Age of Autism.  The transcript follows each video clip.



By Anne Dachel

Q: What did the original showing of Vaxxed around the country do for parents?


Polly: When Vaxxed come out, and parents started to hear, thanks to censorship, thanks to the explosion on social media, …this was about a whistleblower at the CDC, and there were parents in there talking about how their children regressed. Every parent that’s lived through that, which is countless as we know, suddenly BREATH, breath of relief that we’re not crazy. This is true. We’ve been slam-dunked so much that the original Vaxxed was literally the massive boost that these parents needed to get out there, have the courage to say, “You spoke out, so I’m going to speak out.”

And as that happened, the army of parents started to come out. So Vaxxed definitely was instrumental in giving parents the courage to go back out there and tell their stories and warn the other that parents, which is what they’re actually doing more than anything else.

Q: What was the Vaxxed bus tour around the U.S. like?




Polly: We realized that travelling by plane to all the events and trying to speak to parents was not going to work. We were missing too many stories. So we got a Vaxxed bus, and we got out on the road in an RV, and we spoke to the parents.

What we saw, none of us were prepared for. None of us knew the extent of vaccine injury. We knew there was a problem with the MMR. We knew there was a problem with autism. We knew there was a possible problem with a few others, but nothing prepared us for what I described as a war zone out here in America. It was like a blood bath of death and injury. It was literally like walking out onto a battlefield.

And this America. This isn’t a Third World country. This is America where …all I’m seeing on the streets talking to the people—and these are really well-educated people—talking to these people who believed in and had faith in our medical profession, and there in their houses coming to the bus, nothing but death, destruction, paralysis, injury beyond belief here in America.

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Robert Kennedy Jr Silenced at Harlem Vaccine Forum Event

18133E80-8C69-4E0D-84E7-EC32E0DAB3EENote: Thanks to The Fed Up Democrat for a fantastic summary of the Harlem Vaccine Forum event on Saturday.  Al Sharpton, no stranger to controversy or confrontation, begged off at the last minute. That's a shame. African American toddlers are in the thick of the vaccine debate. CDC Whistleblower William Thompson has stated in no uncertain terms that the CDC fudged, altered, massaged, changed data signals that implicated autism and the timing of the MMR vaccine specifically in black toddlers. How many families are facing autism today because of the CDC's lies and corruption? And why doesn't Al Sharpton, or any prominent Black leaders in America care?

There were reports that workers at the Church where the event was held actually assaulted Robert Kennedy Jr as he left the event which was unceremoniously shut down.  See the Kim 10 20screen shot from Facebook.

Here's an excerpt of the report of the Fed Up Democrat (great name, any of us who have been or even voted for Democrats are sickened to see the lockstep votes against religious and even medical vaccine exemptions that are closely following party lines, with almost 100% of democrats voting to remove your rights.

TheFedUpDemocrat Blog

Health Freedom in Harlem - The Fed Up Democrat

"The Harlem Vaccine Forum was nothing if it wasn’t controversial. From Al Sharpton almost ending the event before it ever happened, to RFK Jr. having his mic cutoff and police called on him. 24 hours after the event it appears there is no mainstream news coverage of the event at all – not even to slam it. They couldn’t stop it, so now they ignore it.

After attending the event it is clear to me why there were so many attempts to stop it from happening: it was the broad range of diversity that came together in one place. This is the most dangerous aspect of the forum; Black, White, Brown, urban, suburban, old, young all represented in the same space for the same reason – Health Freedom! When I say “dangerous,” I mean dangerous to the political establishment in Albany, NY, people such as Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Brad Hoylman, and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz.

When Health Freedom Activist Sheila Ealey spoke she reminded everyone that Black folk have never been given a fair chance in America, still till this day. As I sat with White mothers (many who were in tears ) whose children have been kicked out of public school, it was painfully clear to me none of us at that forum had a fair chance now. I felt as though I heard Sheila gently welcome us White folk to the club. This was the most powerful take-away from The Harlem Vaccine Forum for me: our strength will come as we unify and rise-up, and The Powers That Be (TPTB) know this and are afraid of it. It may be the only thing they are afraid of. – Fed Up Dem

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October 20, 2019 — The Harlem Vaccine Forum was phenomenal!

As GPS directed me to the event I cracked a smile as signs took me over the RFK bridge. When I arrived I saw the amazing Sheila Ealey who was selling Mary Holland’s book VACCINE EPIDEMIC. I have seen Sheila speak other times, including in Albany during our NYAVR Lobby day. I introduced myself. When I told her I have a blog called The Fed Up Democrat she said “I love your stuff!” and gave me a big high five! (That was pretty cool). The event was as diverse as New York City – Black, White, Brown, old, young and children everywhere. The sound of children playing, crying, talking was almost a constant filling the air before and during the event.

Curtis Cost who wrote the book “Vaccines Are Dangerous” was the master of ceremonies for the event, and did an outstanding job. “They tried to stop us but we are here anyway,” said Cost to crowd cheers and applauds.

The first speaker was Mary Holland, who Cost just gushed love and admiration for. He said it was like the two of them were married because they spoke everyday on the phone for months planning the event. Cost thanked Children’s Health Defense (CHD) profusely for “putting their money where their mouth is.” The event would not have happened without CHD. Holland is the full-time General Council for CHD, and she was just as gracious with her thanks to Cost when she got to the microphone.

“This is a make or break Civil Rights Movement for the 20th Century,” said Holland.

Holland detailed exactly what the problems are in New York right now, specifically how we lost the Religious Exemption to Vaccination for students which New York had for over 55 years. Holland outlined the current litigation CHD has fighting mandatory vaccination. Her most memorable moment was when she discussed the legacy of the great Frederick Douglas, the 19th Century African American abolitionist and civil rights leader. Something very few know is that Douglas was staunchly opposed to mandatory vaccination. He noted that many people who were vaccinated for small pox still died of small pox, so what was the point of the vaccination! It is important for the Health Freedom Movement to remember we are in good company: many brilliant historic figures were staunchly against mandatory vaccination, including Gandhi...

October 19, 2019 — Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s microphone was cut-off about 10 minutes into his speech at the Riverside Church in Harlem, NY. 

...The event was outstanding with over 500 people in attendance with standing room only. When RFK was cutoff Mary Holland came and spoke to Curtis Cost who was running the event. I heard her say it will cost $2500 for the extra time (the event had gone overtime at that point) and RFK said he would pay for it.

However that didn’t solve the problem. Eventually another employee of the church came and got on the mic and told everyone the event was being closed down because it was over capacity.  Read more at the Fed Up Democrat blog.


Into The Depths

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By Raising a child with as many medical issues as my son has is no easy task.  That’s why we celebrate each and every little gain as they happen. Those are some of my favorite days.  Other days, like one we had last week when we hit a medical setback, I’m reminded of how this all started.  I’m not fond of those memoriesnor of the emotions that creep in when they resurface. 

My youngest was helping me clear the dinner table when she heard Ronan attempt to say something.  Attempting to speak again, I deciphered what it was that he wanted and then went back to cleaning up.  I glanced over at my daughter.  She was smiling. 

“Mommy, I wonder what Ronan’s voice will sound like when he talks.”

A favorite memory instantly came to my mind.  Chunky and with beautiful tan skin, Ronan was engaged.  He was displaying perfect eye contact.  He was sociable, happy and chatty.  Hisspeech hadn’t yet vanished in this memory of mine. I remembered hearing meaningful verbalizations and knew that new functional words were forming.  At this time in his life, Ronan’s eyes were full of wonder and were stunning.  His sweet voice captivated many whom he came in contact. 

I miss that husky voice of his.  I miss those bright brown eyes too. 

After cleaning up, I watched baby videos and looked through digital photos on the computer with my younger kids.  A special request of theirs, they love to see their tiny little selves on the computer screen.  They love it even more when I have time to sit down with them during this activity.  Mom!  Look at how small I was!  Oh, Mommy. I remember that toy!  Tell me the story again that goes with this picture.  I love hearing it.  It’s always a treat to hear my children giggle and reminisce about the “old days”.  Midway through that afternoon’s slide show, the image I had of Ronan and the sound of that husky voice flashed across the screen.  I smiled.  Then I ached.  I wasn’t prepared for what would come next.  I don’t mean what event that I had videotaped next in the home movie; I mean the onslaught of raw emotions that went through me. 

I told myself to stop watching the videos, because I knew that the more I watched, the more I’d wished I hadn’t started. 

Ronan was developing.  Until he wasn’t.

Ronan was talking.  Until he couldn’t.

Ronan was interactive.  Until he cared more about pushing one button over and over again on one toy than he did about us.  I didn’t see my cute, happy child in those images.  One photo after another, I could only see delays, lack of development and then no development whatsoever.  

How did I miss it? 

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Autism Community: "One Day We’ll Die and What We’re Doing About It" (Sugey One)

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So, yes, for many of us, with some luck we’re going to get really old, our kids that require almost 24/7 caretaking will be ok, and we’ll outlive them by a day or two. Or, maybe not. Either way, we’re going to need help, and we have a partial solution we’re building for ourselves that many of you, my readers, might be interested to know more about. Jump to the end if you want to find out how to connect directly. You may know my wife and I from our 2014 Oscar qualified film The United States of Autism, which has now played in over 75 countries, and many thousands every year still stream it around the world. We donated a large portion of every local screening proceeds from the showings, we battled congressman and senators in Q&A’s, and we donated copies to many libraries around America, all on almost no budget. But despite all that impact, we came to understand in our own personal life, if we want our son to live the most comfortable life by aging in place, how are we going to accomplish this as we become older and may need help ourselves? So, we sat down and listed out all the things we would need help with as we age.

The Real Problems We Face

Know where he is day or night (help with wandering). Check. Daily living reminders Rosie (executive function) for getting dressed, toiletries, medicine, eating, sleeping. Check. Complete privacy so no one at Amazon, Facebook, Comcast, Google, or anywhere else can hack in and see what goes on in my home. Check. Then, it got really complex. Preparing food. Cleaning the house. Talking to him when he’s upset or he injured himself and we’re not around. Adjusting water temperatures and faucets, making sure the ovens don’t burn down the house, even closing the refrigerator. All these things are something Rosie from the Jetsons would do. Which gave us an idea. We at Sugey decided to start building a Home Artificial Intelligence called The Sugey One, and do this ourselves if the market wouldn't listen.

How it Works (and Help You Sleep Better)

The camera systems are placed at the exits of your house first, maybe one in the individuals's bedroom as well and anywhere else you'd like to track (kitchen, playroom), and are able to recognize people during day or pitch black night and track them around the home. The Sugey One camera sensors also have voice activation and speakers! These allow us to notify someone if a person wanders out of the home who is not supposed to, either by text or by telling the person in the house via speakers . It will also track simple behaviors like eating and sleeping intially. So, in summary, you’ll have a few private cameras placed around the home that will help you mitigate wandering (maybe help you sleep better), and help keep track of daily living tasks and store information for any future records (like times people wake up so you can tell if people may be sick or depressed). You have to start small when building artificial intelligence hardware. Large companies spend millions of dollars, and we, well, we don’t. However, we’ve made tremendous progress (blowing the pants off of the big companies I might add) focusing on these two areas, wandering and daily living. We find these are the top two concerns and we focus heavily on it in the present, while planning ahead for all the potential unique things people will need in the future. Lastly, the collected data is managed privately, and we have a unique hardware setup to make sure all the camera images are private as well.

The Gotcha

The biggest gotcha is that when we pitch investors on what we’re doing, often they come back to us with two problems.

  1. The market is too small
  2. You don’t have the backing

That’s right, shockingly I know, people telling us there’s no money for autism support.

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Poisoning Our Babies, One Meal At A Time



Screenshot (2324)It might be time for moms to start making their own baby food.  From their own gardens.  After having their dirt tested.

Because what is coming off the corporate shelves, even with organic labels on them, may be harming them in all the ways we are fighting against.

Healthy Babies, Bright Futures has published the results of an examination of baby food content, and found that almost all contain metals.  Their headline reads:

"A new study finds 95 percent of tested baby foods contain toxic chemicals that lower babies’ IQ, including arsenic and lead."

The source of the contamination, well, the whole world.

"Notably, parents can’t shop their way out of these exposures by choosing organic foods or by switching from store-bought brands to homemade purees. Heavy metals are naturally occurring in soil and water and are found at elevated levels in fields polluted by pesticides, contaminated fertilizer, airborne contaminants and industrial operations. Food crops uptake these metals naturally. 

Sadly, this is an IMPROVEMENT in food conditions, as the report shares that after the FDA changed their approaches, working with food safety advocates to reduce heavy metals.  

" Current arsenic contamination levels in rice cereal and juice are 37 and 63 percent lower, respectively, than amounts measured a decade ago because of companies’ success in reducing metals levels in their food ingredients to comply with draft FDA guidance. They have shifted growing and processing methods."

From the perspective of parents working to end their child's contact with toxic metals, the prospects seem grim according to this report.  But at least they offered information to make things better.

Recommendations are made to parents for choices that will lower metal intake:

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The executive summary of the report can be found here, and the full paper here.


Ohio to Fund Programs to Prevent Custody Relinquishment for Severely Behavioral Children

Money puzzleNote: Don't punish progress. $8 million in direct funds is a start. Most states have nothing for families, like many in the autism community, whose children have severe behaviors and aggression. The boy featured in the story has autism.

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Ohio sets aside $31 million to support families with children who have complex behavioral needs

The state is setting aside $31 million to support families whose children have complex behavioral health needs and require help from multiple systems. The pot includes $8 million in direct aid so that parents won’t have to surrender custody to get the treatment and services their children need.

For most of the past five years, Mark Butler hasn’t had good answers for the anguished parents who call to say they had to surrender custody to get the behavioral-health care their children so desperately need.

But when his phone rang Tuesday?

“I was able to say, ’Go to the Ohio Family and Children First Council tomorrow and apply for help, and let’s get your boy back,‴ said Butler, a parent advocate who lives in Whitehall.  Read the full article at Dispatch News.


New York State Overrides Doctor's Recommendation

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Scrutiny of vaccine exemptions banishes some from schools

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Carl and Kerri Schwartz say they have good medical reason for not vaccinating their disabled 11-year-old son, Thorn, and until recently his local public school went along with their family doctor’s advice.

That changed, the Schwartzes said, when New York state did away with religious exemptions for vaccines in the middle of a measles outbreak, and then clamped down on medical exemptions like theirs. Thorn is now barred from his school in Fairport while his parents challenge the district’s rejection of his exemption.

Thorn Schwartz has autism, a developmental disorder that affects each child differently, and his father said a new state policy is leaving little room for exceptions.

“It’s just so specific for that patient. If that doctor can’t tie a particular vaccination to this particular child’s body, it’s just denied. Period,” Carl Schwartz said.

Amid a flurry of proposals to end personal-belief exemptions for vaccines in states around the country, families like the Schwartzes and others say the restrictions that passed in New York have led to unbending scrutiny and, in some cases, decisions that overrule the guidance of family doctors and force children into home-schooling.

New York this year became the fifth state to require all students except those with valid medical reasons to be fully vaccinated, when lawmakers eliminated exemptions on religious grounds.

(Hint: The State will tell you that there are no valid medical reasons.)


Adult Human Unaware of Danger of Fluorescent Lightbulbs Shattered into Open Trash

Retro stupidYesterday I was at the dump, excuse me, transfer station, in my town.  We have private curbside pick up in my town, and when I got divorced, trash removal was important to me, but pricey, so I dumped the service and drive twice weekly to dispose of my garbage. The transfer station has a large bay, like a garage, in which there is a pit. You heave household trash into the pit. It's cathartic. My boxed, preserved House of Bianchi wedding gown made a particularly nice "clunk" when it hit the bottom two years ago.

Parked next to me, a man took a long, fluorescent tube out of his fuel efficient car. I thought, "No way, he's not going to...." Sure enough, he marched into the bay to heave it into the pit. I ran next to him, "You can't do that! The tube is loaded with mercury! It's toxic! There's a special drop off for CF and tube lights!!!" 

"There is? I didn't know that."

CRASH. Explode. Mercury vapor is now filling the pit and about to waft up to us.

I wish I knew who he is. I'd send him a copy of Trace Amounts, the story of how a broken tube light on a construction site launched Eric Gladen into years of disability including most of the signs of autism. 

Imagine how many of these bulbs are in in our trash. Especially the CFL's that pretend to be real lightbulbs instead of toxic bombs.  But measles. Right?

Kim


HPV Vaccine For All: The Obscene Public Farce In Our Midst

Cevarixzby John Stone
 
Having just succeeded in foisting Gardasil 9 on to boys in the UK the operation is on the move again - the idea now, as spotted by Christina England in Health Impact News, is that everyone including the elderly should have it.
 
This is how it goes: 12 September an article is published on-line  in International Journal of Infectious Diseases but not yet in hard copy 'HPV vaccination: are we overlooking opportunities to control HPV infection and transmission?' (Vorsters, Van Damme & Bosch). it states in conclusion:
 
Based on the discussion above, we would like to call for further investigation and documentation of the potential public health benefits of vaccination of HPV-positive women. For modellers, these data would provide an additional effect that should be considered when designing HPV vaccination impact models exploring and quantifying the herd protection observed in population programmes. Finally, these additional modes of protection may also reduce the existing reluctance to vaccinate Ben lansing gardasil(young) women post-sexual debut or known high-risk groups such as sex workers.
 
The article is couched in speculative terms, yet two weeks later Xavier Bosch is in the Mail on Sunday with cheer-leader Margaret Stanley of the University of Cambridge demanding that the vaccine be given to everybody: 'Now give every Adult the cancer-fighting HPV vaccination and 'save thousands of lives', experts demand as evidence shows the jab can slash cancer risk for grown ups too'.
 
If this seems like jumping the gun it is actually how it has always been: the benefits were always entirely speculative, the vastly documented harms relentlessly denied. Once again, we are seeing a piece of theater: the evidence of benefit is conjectural, the experts in the study conflicted up to their eye-balls:

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Traumas of severe autism and psychosis haunt a mother as she repairs her broken home and heart.

WeepNote: Every so often, we get a glimpse into the real lives of families facing the challenges of raising a child on the spectrum. Too often, we get a whitewashed, Hollywood version of autism, whether The Good Doctor or the 1 in a million young lady who becomes a lawyer. For many, probably most of our AofA readers, life is difficult. In my memoir, I wrote that I would never have a life that was like a big wedding cake, with a hundred plates of cake. I have a petit fours life. One tiny bite on one small plate. Maybe three small plates. And that bite is delicious. I savor it. While I want the whole cake, for my girls most of all, it's not reality for us. And so I find joy and delight where I can.  Read this blog entry below. The silver lining for her is scar tissue.  Think about that. Her daughter suffers from autism and severe mental illness. Her story is not unique. Many families have sought residential or inpatient treatments for their severely aggressive children, only to find nothing. We know the story of Alex Spourdalakis too well.  His mother spent weeks in an ER with her son tied to a bed. And then she murdered him.  This is life for many in The Age of Autism.  Robyn, if you read this. We are glad you are safe and hope that your Ariana finds relief from her agony.

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Traumas of severe autism and psychosis haunt a mother as she repairs her broken home and heart.

By Robyn Fedrigon

We live in a beautiful home, in a beautiful neighborhood. I am almost done repairing destruction caused by severe autism and psychosis. It’s been five months since she’s been away. I’ve painted just about every room in our home.  I’ve spackled holes in the wall—the size of feet and fists. I remember the tears, as I painted over the last muddy handprint she left above the bathtub. And hanging new blinds from ones that were broken from her trying to, and eloping out of windows. Door frames needing total replacements from the repeated slamming while she was manic.

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Support Legal Action Against UK State Abduction: 'Our SON needs YOU to HELP get HIM his FREEDOM by HIS FAMILY who are really desperate for YOUR HELP'

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This is the case was reported in the Mail on Sunday in March and featured here.

Secret Court Hearing Takes Son with Autism Away from UK Mother

The Child Catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

It was a cold day in February five years ago when a psychologist sent by the local authority issued a chilling warning to Sinead: Give up your rights to protect your son or we will take him from you.

After 25 years of caring for someone with autism, including winning a judicial review to ensure funding for his education, Sinead was not too scared by the threat. 

‘There is not a court in the land that would do such a thing,’ she replied.

One month later, police turned up on her doorstep with a council official to say that a secret court hearing had empowered the authorities to seize her son Martin. 

At the same time, social workers arrived at the farm where Martin was enjoying work experience and told him that they needed to take him into safety since his parents were unable to care for him – and then put him in a care home two counties away.

Read this chilling story at DailyMail.uk here.

 

 

 


In Search Of

By Cathy Jameson Dream job

Today’s post is from a journal entry that I wrote shared elsewhere several years ago…

Knowing that a new hire comes with a good referral eases my mind.  That referral usually comes after I've asked friends, therapists, neighbors, coaches and my people in my church community if they know someone who's looking for work.  

The job?  Working with my son

Location?  In our home

Why?  Because he requires one-on-one support

When?  Now until...

We haven't always been able to hire someone that a friend has recommended though.  When that happens, if we don't find someone after reaching out as far as our rolodex of professionals and circle of friends go, I brainstorm ideas of where else I can look for qualified individuals who can meet Ronan's needs.  

One place a lot of families will use to find in-home help is online.  Since we have had more bad luck than praise reports using online classified ads, I knew that I wasn't going to go that route to find a new hire in my last search.  Others have been successful using services that match sitters/nannies/special needs attendants with families.  But I really wanted to go the old fashion route – by word of mouth. 

We lost a worker a few months ago.  I have been actively trying to fill the position since then.  After asking everyone we knew for some leads, I was not able to find anyone through word of mouth efforts.  I knew that I was going to have to look beyond my comfort zone to find our next provider.  

While looking through some ads placed by other parents in similar positions, I read that people were having some luck working with their local community colleges and universities.  I looked into that and discovered that some schools will offer to place their education, nursing or psychology department students in both paid and unpaid internships with families like mine.  We had not utilized an intern yet, but I would be open to that if we found the right match.  I thought that could be a really good idea, especially if it was someone who could learn and earn hands-on experience with my family.

Recently, a friend shared that she was looking for in-home help for her son as well.  Our boys are similar in that they are both non-verbal and require one-on-one assistance and supervision.  We were both going to have to hire complete strangers because she, too, could not find anyone within her circle of friends to help.  

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Why Is Our Name The Age of Autism?

Dan Obit HeadshotHi, friends. We've been online since 2007 as Age of Autism. We post on a wide range of content, and sometimes I am chided for content that is NOT about autism. When our founding editor Dan Olmsted was with UPI, he wrote a series of columns that he called, "The Age of Autism' about the rise of autism. He kept hearing that the Amish did not have autism at anywhere near the rate the non-amish population, and being a Yale trained journalist, he sniffed a hell of a story. Little did he know that this story would take over his career and his heart, causing both love and ache.

Each Friday before his death, I would eagerly await his Editor's post for Saturday. Dan was sometimes pithy, sometimes his posts took a long form. He never failed to artfully dissect the story and lay it out in terms we could all understand.

I miss Dan Olmsted.

The Age of Autism has grown more dire. As the early 90s birth cohort enters adulthood we see a lack of services and supports. Families who spent their last dime on treatments, therapies, for whom cure was a goal, not a swearword, are exhausted. Most of us have not caught the brass ring - our kids are still severely impaired by autism.  At the same time, there's a flood of  toddlers being diagnosed and their outcome is no brighter. I talk to young parents who are in the diagnosis process. NOTHING has changed in the 20 years since my Mia and Gianna were diagnosed by a callous jerk of a neurologist in Cleveland, Ohio. Parents of newly diagnosed kids still do not know where or how to begin. School is not enough. Early intervention is not enough. Pediatricians have a sum total of ZERO to offer in terms of treatment.  My district took in eleven students into the autism classroom this year. 11! Districts across the nation are battling a new student body - violent, chronically ill, uneducable in any standard classroom. And Nero fiddles.

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Children Banned From School: Attorney Statement on Sullivan-Knapp v. Cuomo (Steuben County)

Jim crow 3Jim Crow laws have returned from what should have been the fully, totally, unequivocally dead in the form of vaccination status discrimination.  From New York State:

October 9, 2019

Attorney Statement on Sullivan-Knapp v. Cuomo (Steuben County)

We are extremely disappointed by the fainthearted and incohesive decision filed today by Judge Wiggins, but we are encouraged by most of the content of the Judge’s decision.

Judge Wiggins acknowledged that the New York legislature “callously disregarded” the religious beliefs of 19.54 million New Yorkers when removing the religious exemption to vaccination without holding “any committee hearings or substantial debate”. He wrote Water fountainthat the legislature’s actions led to the “unconscionable consequence” of 26,000 healthy children being denied access to New York schools. He ruled that “the danger to the public was somewhat overstated” in Judge Hartman’s Albany decision. He stated, “children not vaccinated because of religious exemptions make up less than 1% of the population, which hardly seems like a public health crisis”. Meanwhile, the rationale which the legislature used to repeal the religious exemption was itself overstated and nonexistent public health crisis, to which the expert affidavits attest.

Yet, despite including the above in his decision, Judge Wiggins ultimately denied the preliminary injunction, which would have eliminated the “unconscionable consequences" of the repeal bill while this case progresses to trial. He writes near the end of his decision that “precedent appears to give the legislature the authority to bar the doors (to school) to the unvaccinated". It seems he ruled this way because he believed he had no other choice to “precedent”, but this is not entirely accurate.

Sullivan-Knapp v. Cuomo is a novel case of first impression. This gives Judge Wiggins the opportunity to create new precedent in his decision. In the history of the United States, there has never been a case based solely on a state constitution involving the removal of a religious exemptions to vaccination.

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