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Liz
3rd generation Californian woman with wide-ranging interests.
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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 2 days ago 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 5 days ago at I Speak of Dreams
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Attention people: some types of frozen organic vegetables sold under the following labels have been recalled: True Goodness By Meijer, Wellsley Farms Organic, Organic By Nature/ and Schwan's "Recalled items were sold in plastic bags and are marked with Use... 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
Mr. Copp's comments have devolved to the point of posting links to images of explicit sexual acts. I have deleted those links, and will be now turning off comments. Readers are free to follow Mr. Copp's previous links, and free to form their own opinions.
Mr. Copp's comments have devolved to the point of posting links to images of explicit sexual acts. I have deleted those links, and will be now turning off comments. Readers are free to follow Mr. Copp's previous links, and free to form their own opinions.
Mr. Copp's comments have devolved to the point of posting links to images of explicit sexual acts. I have deleted those links, and will be now turning off comments. Readers are free to follow Mr. Copp's previous links, and free to form their own opinions.
These are the posts that are arousing Mr. Copp's ire. Judge for yourself. September 15, 2004, Doug Copp: Disaster Expert or Massive Fraud? September 29, 2004 Doug Copp II October 26, 2004 Doug Copp III January 16, 2005 Doug Copp IV July 14, 2005 Doug Copp: Dateline Investigates January 31, 2010 Doug Copp, Dubious & Self-Promoting "Rescue Expert" Shows Up In Haiti.
These are the posts that are arousing Mr. Copp's ire. Judge for yourself. September 15, 2004, Doug Copp: Disaster Expert or Massive Fraud? September 29, 2004 Doug Copp II October 26, 2004 Doug Copp III January 16, 2005 Doug Copp IV July 14, 2005 Doug Copp: Dateline Investigates January 31, 2010 Doug Copp, Dubious & Self-Promoting "Rescue Expert" Shows Up In Haiti.
These are the posts that are arousing Mr. Copp's ire. Judge for yourself. September 15, 2004, Doug Copp: Disaster Expert or Massive Fraud? September 29, 2004 Doug Copp II October 26, 2004 Doug Copp III January 16, 2005 Doug Copp IV July 14, 2005 Doug Copp: Dateline Investigates January 31, 2010 Doug Copp, Dubious & Self-Promoting "Rescue Expert" Shows Up In Haiti.
These are the posts that are arousing Mr. Copp's ire. Judge for yourself. September 15, 2004, Doug Copp: Disaster Expert or Massive Fraud? September 29, 2004 Doug Copp II October 26, 2004 Doug Copp III January 16, 2005 Doug Copp IV July 14, 2005 Doug Copp: Dateline Investigates January 31, 2010 Doug Copp, Dubious & Self-Promoting "Rescue Expert" Shows Up In Haiti.
I saw this image on a friend's Facebook page, and I was intrigued. I was pretty sure I had seen images by this artist before, but I could not bring the artist's name to mind. I was pretty sure it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Found on Twitter (note: all images enlarge if clicked) Text: Dr.Peter Fletcher, former Chief Scientific Officer @ Dept. of Health: "It is proven that the jab causes #autism" #MMR #vaccines #SB277 NEW! Another #CDCwhistleblower. (link) Becky Johnson was prompted to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
For most people, rubella is a really mild disease. Up to "50% of infections may be subclinical or inapparent. " However, if a pregnant woman falls ill with rubella, the consequences can be tragic. A rubella epidemic in the United... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Earlier this year I was laid low by what my family calls an "oookie foonkie" disease -- copious nasal secretions, coughing, and so on.. I knew it was not influenza because (a) I'd been vaccinated, (b) not so much in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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April 5, 2015: Edited to Add: I have added a list of screenings of the film at the bottom of the post. April 10, 2015: Edited to Add: I have added a list of responses to cancellations of screenings at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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I could not make the premiere showings in New York City, so I Storified the tweets and comments of those who did. [View the story "Critical Views of Vaxxed the Movie, Premiered April 1 2016" on Storify] Also see the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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If you have been around the anti-vaccine movement at all, you've seen that question, and/or images like these: Sounds scary, right? That's a huge amount of money. Like vaccines are very, very dangerous. But the anti-vaccine movement has forgotten one... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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There are a lot of anti-vaccine myths, repeated ad nauseam by the gullible. It takes time to keep up. Here's one that goes around. This was posted by a young woman in Georgia who is ardently anti-vaccine and anti-circumcision. She... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Recently, a cabal of anti-vaccine activists, lead by a California woman, have been using Facebook to harass and intimidate advocates for science in public policy. This is not a new thing, harassing pro-science folk. What's new is the use of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams
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Were he alive, today would be his 95th birthday. Here he is in 1941. I think it is Sun Valley, but it might be Sugar Bowl. Thanks for everything. Me, yesterday, about to attack one of his favorite runs. Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2016 at I Speak of Dreams