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Liz
3rd generation Californian woman with wide-ranging interests.
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Image description: Bearded pale-skinned male, wearing a blue shirt, looking into the camera. Text: Del Bigtree Emmy award-winning medical journalist and producer of the documentary Vaxxed: From Coverup to Catastrophe. I find disturbing the number of doctors I'm hearing from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Today I ran across a very troubling article, The Scientology-Based "Re-Education" Program for American Prisoners, Sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The author, Sarah Beller, wrote: I wanted to find out more about this strange book that has been forced on a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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(click to enlarge) Back in March, I told you about the relentless harassment of Allison Hagood. Her harasser, Heather Ann "Frau" Murray, has even turned up in my comments Facebook has again failed to protect its users. It turns out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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I used to write a lot about underage alcohol alcohol deaths. Many of them could have been prevented if people had known how to respond to a person who lost consciousness while intoxicated. Carl-Fredrik Arndt and Peter Jonsson knew something... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Yesterday I told you about the flaws in Katie Tietje's article disparaging the work of Marco Arturo, a young science communicator. Karen Ernst's article on the same subject, Anti-Vaxxers Defeated by Twelve-Year-Old Whiz Kid, also covered the disdainful remarks of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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On May 24 2016, a young Mexican science enthusiast posted a 2 minute video to his Facebook page. (Today, June 4, it has been viewed 7 million times.) Kate Tietje, who writes the advertising vehicle Modern Alternative Health, took umbrage,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
Shortly after the birth of their baby, Justin Kanew and his wife watched the film Vaxxed. It raised fears for him. He wrote: We learned about the existence of the United States Vaccine Court, which has paid out over $3.5... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Shortly after the birth of their baby, Justin Kanew and his wife watched the film Vaxxed. He wrote: We learned about CDC head Julie Gerberding going to work for Merck as head of immunizations after helping to cover up the... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Shortly after the birth of their baby, Justin Kanew and his wife watched the film Vaxxed. He wrote: We learned about the CDC whistleblower no national media were covering. I'd like to suggest to Mr. and Mrs. Kanew that they... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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There's a young podcaster, Justin Kanew, of Get It Got It Good. I admired his interview with Steve Silberman. Recently he kicked off a series of interviews with the following statement: Let me say right up front that my wife... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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The movie Vaxxed has been widely reviewed. There is nothing new in the movie that had not been extensively analyzed, starting in 2014. Many of the people who think the film is important seem unaware that the substantive content of... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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The year is 1989. Left to right, my sister Janet, my sister Nancy (holding my daughter Al, then I think 5 months old), Father Victor Sivore, me, my sister Susan. Fr. Vic entered the priesthood in 1964; the occasion was... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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I don't remember how I came across this image: Faestemanden dør or in English, "The Dying Betrothed" which I found... intriguing. Who was the artist? A woman named who later in life adopted the name Agnes Slott-Møller. But there is... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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The movie Vaxxed, produced and directed by Andrew Wakefield, also features a British woman, Polly Tommey, who appears in several scenes in the movie and is listed as one of the seven producers. She has also been appearing with Del... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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For reasons, I spend a lot of time with Mr. Idaho, an 11 year old boy who is neurodivergent in various dimensions -- but not autistic. One of Mr. Idaho's baseline attributes is that he has a short but powerful... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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For today, please visit my e-friend Peter Lipson's remembrance: My immigrant family If you don't understand what this is about, perhaps Remembering the 6 million Jewish people will be useful. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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The list of papers pictured to the left -- an ever growing number -- has been circulating for some time. Back in the summer of 2013, a group of people addressed the papers in the list (then numbering 86) and... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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I'm kind of over pizza. I don't know why. But I still like that ... flavor. And so I went looking for some ways to capture the pizza flavor but without, you know, those boxes. Essentially, a pizza is a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Tom Leonard is The Daily Mail's US Correspondent. According to LinkedIn, Leonard is based in Brooklyn. Leonard has a little problem with factual reporting, at least related to Wakefield, vaccines, and autism, as his April 22 2016 article on Wakefield... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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URGENT UPDATE EFFECTIVE MAY 2 2016 CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products Due To Possible Health Risk Attention people: some types of frozen organic vegetables sold under the following labels have been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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(Photo by Marshall Astor from San Pedro, United States [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons ) So we had 2 dozen eggs sitting around for a week, so I thought, deviled eggs! I looooove deviled eggs. So instead of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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In advocating for vaccines, I refuse to stigmatize autistic people. Autism is a natural variation in being human. Vaccines don't cause autism.There's no "debate" over vaccines and autism. On the one hand, there's the overwhelming weight of the scientific evidence:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Before I begin: Autism is a natural variation in being human. Vaccines don't cause autism. In advocating for vaccines, I refuse to stigmatize autistic people. There's no "debate". On the one hand, there's the overwhelming weight of the scientific evidence:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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On April 10, 2016 Cecilia Farber posted an email exchange between Grace Hightower (Robert DeNiro's wife) and Andrew Wakefield, with the headline: BREAKING NEWS, Tribeca-Gate: Revealing Email Exchange Between Grace DeNiro and Andrew Wakefield. In Andrew Wakefield's message to Grace... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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The image is going around, sometimes without attribution. The source and a quote that is meaningful to me. Image Source: By Rocket000 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons: Graham's Hierarchy of Disagreement. As always, you can click on the image to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams