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Weekly Wrap: Vaccine Concerns Are Not Conspiracy Theories

AofA Red Logo Ayumi YamadaBy Dan Olmsted

In honor of the end of the school year, let's do a multiple choice quiz. Which of the following does not belong on this list:

A. Agenda 21 is a United Nations plot to end property rights, impose communism and send people off to secret camps in rail cars.

B. George W. Bush planned 9/11 and murdered thousands of Americans.

C. Doctors and pharmaceutical companies are hiding the dangers of immunizations to protect profits.

D. President Obama is a Kenyan national.

Anyone? Anyone? The answer, dear readers, is C. This was a list put together by Newsweek magazine (yes, it's back in a spiffy print edition, though who knows for how long). "Social networks, media pundits and outspoken politicians are giving rise to a new emphasis on conspiracy theories," the author, Kurt Eichenwald, wrote.

On vaccines, he cites the alleged conspiracy theory "that doctors and pharmaceutical companies are hiding the dangers of immunizations to protect profits ... Now, because of this false belief advanced by scientific frauds and celebrities, vaccine-preventable diseases that were once on the brink of extinction are roaring back," he continued.

That can only be a reference to Andy and Jenny, two of my favorite people. No hint, strangely, of Bernadine Healy, the late NIH head whose concern about public health officials avoiding the vaccine-autism issue is too inconvenient to mention.

My point is that vaccine safety issues simply don't belong in this compilation of supposedly nutty ideas, because while A, B, and D lack even a modicum of evidence and plausibility, the widely acknowledged behavior of pharmaceutical companies is entirely consistent with what is being alleged. The business-friendly (but pretty good!) Financial Times recently ran a full-page piece titled Storehouse of Trouble whose basic premise, though put slightly more politely, was that pharma is a continuing criminal enterprise.

"A raft of lawsuits and regulatory probes has given fresh ammunition to critics who say the industry puts profits before public health [that sounds familiar] -- from cherry-picking clinical trial data to bribing doctors," the paper reported.

The article quoted Fiona Godlee (good grief!) of the British Medical Journal: "we have evidence time and time again that they overestimate the benefits [of new drugs] and underestimate the harm."

That is an allegation, coincidentally, that animates AOA -- pharma and public health officials are overestimating the benefits of the current vaccine schedule and understating the dangers, bigtime. Apparently, that is not an inherently conspiratorial crackpot thing to say. You just can't say it about vaccines.

Faithful AOA reader Twyla sent me an LA Times story this week: "Two California counties sued five of the world's largest narcotics manufacturers on Wednesday, accusing the companies of causing the nation's prescription drug epidemic by waging a 'campaign of deception' aimed at boosting sales of potent painkillers such as OxyContin."

Says Twyla: "This is interesting - describes a lot of the same behaviors as we see regarding vaccines.  Apparently these county officials are wild conspiracy theorists?"

Of course, those of us who believes vaccines drive the autism epidemic are not required, as part of our evidence, to assert or prove a vast conspiracy in order to make the case about vaccines. Yes, two or more people, doubtless at the CDC and elsewhere, including pharma, did conspire (breathe together) to deep-six data -- check out Verstraeten, Simpsonwood and Brick Township.

But the root of the problem is incompetence, ethical blindness and an unwillingness to face up to the consequences and stop more carnage.

The GM ignition switch debacle, which went on for years, was laid by the outside investigator this week at the feet of incompetence. There was no coverup, he said, just stupidity and blindless to the ethical implications. Some who were fired, GM head Mary Barra said, "didn't do enough," adding, "We have to own this problem."

She has no future at pharma or the CDC.

One last reason the Newsweek piece is so galling is that the author wrote the best-selling book The Informant, which according to the Amazon blurb is "an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy—which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man" to uncover dirty doings at a Midwest soybean processor.

Yes, Kurt, it can happen here.


Dan Olmsted is Editor of Age of a Autism.


Jeannette Bishop

You know, it's the personal experience with one smokescreen vs. reality that has me looking at some other uncomfortable views. There's quite a lot of smoke coming from some places. I wonder if the tactic of lumping "conspiracy theories" even if some are demonstrably false--but usually not without some questionable unexplained issue(s) tagging along--is an effective one?

Because as pointed out here, C appears be documented all the way to the level of conspiracy fact, on the part of some involved at least, and anyone who believes in at least some facet of A, B, or D might just decide they should also investigate C.

Cynthia Cournoyer

Vaccines are immune to scrutiny. With other drugs, mistakes are made, but when the mistake is discovered, the damage does not involve generations of children. There is no going back on vaccines because the fallout would be unimaginable. That is why we need to repeal the law that protects vaccine makers. If other drugs had this luxury, they would also get away with it. Once the truth gets too big to handle and all remedies are dispatched, the only thing left is to go full bore on the messengers by calling them fringe and ridiculous.

Science is pure.  People are corrupt.

This appears to be another example of profits ahead of public health:

Would the FDA be so corrupt as to ban imports of cheap generic drugs, vital for those on low incomes, so as to protect the market for US manufacturers?

Jim Thompson


Your comment is appreciated because advertising money is not the only problem in the lack of journalistic integrity.

In terms of Professor Nicole Blanchett Neheli’s hypothesis, based on her personal experiences, advertising revenue trumps journalistic integrity.

In terms of other improper influences, corporations with ownership of media outlets that dictate direct control of content is another dark side of media.


And why doesn’t journalistic integrity trump revenue? According to this journalism professor in Canada, “the simple fact is the main priority of most news networks is attracting advertisers, not informing viewers.” See Nicole Blanchett Neheli, “News for Profit, Money over matter,” at


You say that as if journalistic integrity is more the norm than the exception.

Mainstream media has long been controlled by forces much bigger than " advertising money".

That's just a rouse that's been cleverly devised, to distract us all from what really going on.

Tony Bateson

Professor Simon Baron-Cohen has just released a set of conclusions published in Molecular Psychiatry June 3rd or thereabouts disclosing that of 128 autistic children surveyed for hormonal factors in amniocentesis fluids nearly all showed elevated testosterone as the outstanding factor. One step closer to Boyd Haley's findings several years ago that reactions between testosterone and Thimerosal were an obvious route explaining the crisis in infant health that followed. I would now add my own recent finding that around five million men in the USA, and perhaps 500,000 men in UK have taken Testosterone HRT over the last twenty years and this is still surging. What impact might this explosion of testosterone have upon my theory that autism is found in the offspring of craggy men?
The pharma industry's use of the term denialism about anyone unhappy with vaccine performance in recent years is an affront to reliable science since we know of the widespread industry and government corruption that propagandises their dismissal of our concerns. I have met hundreds of autism parents and I have never met a single one I would describe as a 'denialist', it is a glib and shabby PR term that fools some of the people some of the time etc. But not for ever.

Tony Bateson, Oxford UK

yellow cake

Eichenwald also puts "vaccine injury cover up conspiracy theory" up there with-- shriek, gasp-- the idea that the Iraq war as a Halliburton scheme launched on fraud!

That could never happen, right?


C. Doctors and pharmaceutical companies are hiding the dangers of immunizations to protect profits.

It's all about profit and anyone a with healthy consciousness growth know this. I used to think Doctors and the media people who look people who oppose vaccines and say they are dangerous and say they are looney, deranged, crazy, engaged in conspiracy theories -you know the standard name calling, were just misled by the medical professionals with lots of letters after their names or they were suffering from willful ignorance but I have contemplated on this for a long time and I think these people know. They have made a choice consciously to engage in the long term murder (harsh I know but it fits) of people on this planet. They can rationalize it in many ways: I have to pay off my med school bills, I belong to a practice and must comply with the others, I have to pay for my kids to go to school, pay off my new Mercedes, pay off my new house etc. IMHO, all the excuses are BS. Years of research have led me to this conclusion:
-many in the scientific fields such as medicine, medical research, scientific research and corporate America researchers who know that the science they are selling to the world is fraudulent genuinely think and feel-they are better than average people and in the thinking of the Rockefeller's, Rothchild's, Dupont's, J. P. Morgan, Jr, the old money families. These, and other are members of the Eugenics movement which also includes: Margaret Sanger, Alan Frank Guttmacher, The Kellogg's (John Kellogg and The Race Betterment Foundation)and now The Gates Foundation, have been engaged in population manipulation and control since the late 1800's. The Rockeffer Foundation has invested at this point probably billions in scientific research which includes research and development of vaccines, the aim, infertility and sterility to controls the masses. Read:
*Part II: Rockefeller Vaccine Secret Revealed:,
* Rockefeller Foundation Admitted Funding, Developing Anti-fertility Vaccines Intended for “Mass-scale Distribution” &

Do all in the medical and research field know about this. Maybe, maybe not. But they do know,that something is wrong and they know not to question the status duo. One Doctor who did so was told by colleagues who knew there was no value in giving Flu shot not to ask questions because no good would come of it. Here is a eye opener article from the New Yorker:
Annals of Science A Valuable Reputation
After Tyrone Hayes said that a chemical was harmful, its maker pursued him by Rachel Aviv

I've come to believe these people know it's all about money and are engaged in this murderous behavior by choice. As an ethnic minority I was not blind to ways the powers that be engaged in institutionalized racism but for years I was unaware it extended beyond minorities of all kind until I began research drugs, vaccines and the old money people. I'd been told about the Tuskegee experiment years before the government admitted it and other atrocities perpetuated on humanity by people in the know. Vaccines fits right in and is a stealth way to administer what would otherwise be too obvious. The money to purchase the science, the scientist and the media is just a way to buy and extort silence. The people who are bought realize too late that they are no better than the people they have been poisoning for decades and are at the mercy of their corporate masters.


and another Danchi

GSK they just cant help themselves they need stopped..

Thousands of children in Irish care homes at centre of 'baby graves scandal' were used in secret vaccine trials in the 1930s



John, I agree, perhaps they are wiser, with years of experience under their collective belt, however that doesn't make them anymore trustworthy.


Big pharma experimenting on people who are poor, homeless, indigent, or in a state facility is nothing new and sanctioned by the "willful ignorance' of governments around the world. Military personnel are at the highest risk. In the US Code there is a clause/law that states the elected state representative can volunteer citizens of their state for experimental vaccines or other drug experiments if stated necessary under National Security. People can opt out BUT they have to know about it to do so.
Revealed on Natural News:

-Dr. Jonas Salk, inventor of polio vaccine, exposed as criminal-minded scientist who conducted illicit medical experiments on mental patients:

Dr. Jonas Salk, one of the "gods" in the cult of pharmacology -- a man who is credited with inventing the polio vaccine -- has now been exposed as a medical criminal who conducted illegal medical experiments on mental patients. This fact has come to light courtesy of the Associated Press,(...)
According to the Associated Press, Dr. Jonas Salk co-authored a clinical trial that "injected experimental flu vaccine in male patients at a state insane asylum in Ypsilanti, Mich., then exposed them to flu several months later." The victims of this medical experiment were described as "senile and debilitated," meaning that obtaining their rational consent to participate in such experiments would have been impossible. And that means Dr. Jonas Salk -- one of the most highly-worshipped figures throughout modern medicine -- was conducting this trial in violation of medical ethics and in violation of the law.

There is also a list entitled "Secret US Human Biological Experimentation:
Some of these experiments are well know because of documentaries on cable TV but many aren't. A few examples:

*1932 The Tuskegee Syphilis Study begins. 200 black men diagnosed with syphilis are never told of their illness, are denied treatment, and instead are used as human guinea pigs in order to follow the progression and symptoms of the disease. They all subsequently die from syphilis, their families never told that they could have been treated.

*1935 The Pellagra Incident. After millions of individuals die from Pellagra over a span of two decades, the U.S. Public Health Service finally acts to stem the disease. The director of the agency admits it had known for at least 20 years that Pellagra is caused by a niacin deficiency but failed to act since most of the deaths occured within poverty-striken black populations.

*1947 The CIA begins its study of LSD as a potential weapon for use by American intelligence. Human subjects (both civilian and military) are used with and without their knowledge

*1951 Department of Defense begins open air tests using disease-producing bacteria and viruses. Tests last through 1969 and there is concern that people in the surrounding areas have been exposed.

*1953 U.S. military releases clouds of zinc cadmium sulfide gas over Winnipeg, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Fort Wayne, the Monocacy River Valley in Maryland, and Leesburg, Virginia. Their intent is to determine how efficiently they could disperse chemical agents.

*1956 U.S. military releases mosquitoes infected with Yellow Fever over Savannah, Ga and Avon Park, Fl. Following each test, Army agents posing as public health officials test victims for effects.

*1965 Prisoners at the Holmesburg State Prison in Philadelphia are subjected to dioxin, the highly toxic chemical component of Agent Orange used in Viet Nam. The men are later studied for development of cancer, which indicates that Agent Orange had been a suspected carcinogen all along.

*1966 U.S. Army dispenses Bacillus subtilis variant niger throughout the New York City subway system. More than a million civilians are exposed when army scientists drop lightbulbs filled with the bacteria onto ventilation grates.

*1969 Dr. Robert MacMahan of the Department of Defense requests from congress $10 million to develop, within 5 to 10 years, a synthetic biological agent to which no natural immunity exists.

*1981 First cases of AIDS are confirmed in homosexual men in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, triggering speculation that AIDS may have been introduced via the Hepatitis B vaccine (Read-Fear of the Invisible by Janine Roberts to see a list of prominent scientist who continue to dispute the origins of AIDS)

******1990 More than 1500 six-month old black and hispanic babies in Los Angeles are given an "experimental" measles vaccine that had never been licensed for use in the United States. CDC later admits that parents were never informed that the vaccine being injected to their children was experimental.******

*Vaccine A: The Covert Government Experiment That's Killing Our Soldiers And Why GI's Are Only The First Victims: by Gary Matsumoto
- uncovers a story of betrayal—the betrayal of the men and women who serve in the armed forces, the betrayal of medical ethics, and the betrayal of the American people by military and civilian leaders sworn to defend and protect.

For a couple of decades the MSM and any other government officials have ridicule, minimized, dismissed completely the idea that those long vapor trials one sees emitting from planes is just harmless emissions. Anyone who disputed this information was given the "conspiracy theorist" label which always makes others stop paying attention. Here is a video from someone with untouchable creditability confirming what others have said for decades:
Ex-Military Airforce Whistleblower: Geoengineering (Chemtrails)
-Ex-military airforce whistleblower, Industrial Hygienist specialist for the Airforce, Kristen Meghan secretly investigated the use of chemicals while in the air force.

"WE" are the test subjects and always have been. I think the most famous "test" on the public is the Nuclear Bomb test in Nevada. From People Magazine: The Children of John Wayne, Susan Hayward and Dick Powell Fear That Fallout Killed Their Parents. November 10, 1980 Vol. 14 No. 19:,,20077825,00.html

The movie was shot from June through August 1954 among the scenic red bluffs and white dunes near Saint George, Utah, an area chosen by Powell for its similarity to the central Asian steppes. At the time it did not seem significant that Saint George was only 137 miles from the atomic testing range at Yucca Flat, Nev.; the federal government, after all, was constantly reassuring local residents back then that the bomb tests posed no health hazard. Now, 17 years after above ground nuclear tests were outlawed, Saint George is plagued by an extraordinarily high rate of cancer (PEOPLE, Oct. 1, 1979)—and the illustrious alumni of The Conqueror and their offspring are wondering whether their own grim medical histories are more than an uncommon run of bad luck.

Of The Conqueror's (the film's name) 220 cast and crew members from Hollywood, an astonishing 91 have contracted cancer, PEOPLE has ascertained. Forty-six of them, including Wayne, Hayward and Powell, have died of the disease. Another star of the film, Pedro Armendariz, survived cancer of the kidney four years after finishing the movie—but killed himself in 1963 at the age of 51 when he learned that he had terminal cancer of the lymphatic system. Says Dr. Robert C. Pendleton, director of radiological health at the University of Utah: "With these numbers, this case could qualify as an epidemic. The connection between fallout radiation and cancer in individual cases has been practically impossible to prove conclusively. But in a group this size you'd expect only 30-some cancers to develop. With 91, I think the tie-in to their exposure on the set of The Conqueror would hold up even in a court of law."

We didn't start the fire,
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning.
We didn't start the fire,
No we didn't light it
But we tried to fight it.
Billy Joel


its the situation when you have a cop looking for a local and they stake out the grandmothers house ..yet..everyone in the neighbour hood knows where he is,in the pub,mugging people in his favourite spot,lying unconscious up his favourite alley way... ..everyone knows but the cop ..

everyone knows but the goverments and politicians what causes Autism and disabilities ..



John Stone


I am reading David Lewis's very important book 'Science for Sale' at the moment (only about 50 pages in) but it knocks on the head the proposition that the government bureaucracies are simply stupid and blind. It reminds me of Israeli author Amos Oz's commentary on Jesus's "Forgive them Father for they know not what they do". Oz insisted - I seem to remember he was giving an address at German Protestant cathedral - that Jesus had it wrong: "They know what they do", he said.


Jim Thompson

Thank you Dan.
Is this nonsense by Kurt Eichenwald written for Pharma’s corporate eyes in order to lure more ad pages? “Ad pages are considered a more reliable indicator of the financial health of a magazine than ad dollars because the dollar figures are based on rate card pricing that often does not reflect what an advertiser really pays.” See .

And why doesn’t journalistic integrity trump revenue? According to this journalism professor in Canada, “the simple fact is the main priority of most news networks is attracting advertisers, not informing viewers.” See Nicole Blanchett Neheli, “News for Profit, Money over matter,” at

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