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Saturday, 17 January 2015

Agency will confiscate infant if entire family doesn’t get flu shots




Jamie Smith takes a stand as Washington bureaucrats attempt to force unwanted drugs on her children. (Photo courtesy KOMO News)



TACOMA, WA — A state bureaucracy is threatening a mother with removal of an infant unless her entire family subjects themselves to flu shots.


This is the dilemma that foster parent Jamie Smith is currently facing. The Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is giving the Tacoma family until February to comply with the mandated regimen of influenza vaccines — imposed on every member of the family — or else they will lose their youngest child, a 2-week-old foster infant that was born on Christmas.


Mrs. Smith is a dedicated foster mom, and has fostered seven babies. She currently raises five children, including an adopted 4-year-old daughter. Her objection to vaccines is based on safety concerns for her family, she revealed in an interview with KOMO News:



“I’ve done a lot of research on it and I don’t like some of the side effects that it has,” she said.


Smith says she’s worried about mercury in the vaccine and its effects on the brain. She doesn’t want her or her five children exposed to that even if it means losing the little one.


“I’ve thought about that a lot,” said Smith. “Unfortunately, I have to think about our kids who are in the house first and to me they’re more important, their safety, than trying to fight to keep this little guy.”



Among the alarming vaccine ingredients that Mrs. Smith referred to is Thimerosal, a drug stabilizer that contains the compound ethyl mercury, a known neurotoxin. Popular influenza vaccines such as Fluzone®, FluLaval®, and Fluvirin® each contain Thimerosal.


Packaging information for Fluzone®. (Image: Drugs.com)

Packaging information for Fluzone®. (Image: Drugs.com)



Flu shots, like the ones listed above, are responsible for a host of neurological disorders and other serious side effects. According to the DOJ’s report on the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program — which settles vaccine injury claims since the drug makers were made legally blameless by Congress — over half the compensatory claims handled between 5/16/2013 to 8/15/2013 were for adverse reactions to flu vaccines. The injuries included:



Guillain-Barré Syndrome, myelopathy and radiculopathy; psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis; chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy; skin rash, fatigue, and scarring; brachial neuritis; shoulder injury related to vaccine administration, autoimmune demyelinating condition, bursitis, Bell’s palsy and urticaria/angioedema; bilateral brachial neuritis; meningoencephalitis and optic neuritis; transverse myelitis, serum sickness and pain amplification syndrome of childhood/fibromyalgia; acute disseminated encephalomyelitis; rheumatoid arthritis; significant aggravation of an underlying COPD and other pulmonary conditions, and death.



Despite these weighty concerns, Mrs. Smith’s informed objection to vaccinating is being cast aside by bureaucratic force. The mandate holds that she, her husband, and each of the other children must be injected with the drug, or else their family will be broken apart and their precious “Christmas baby” will be taken away.


“I’m hoping that we can raise enough of a voice that the state will at least give waivers or do something so the children won’t be taken out of their homes,” Mrs. Smith told KOMO News. Her family’s integrity requires that readers and supporters rally against these invasive medical mandates imposed on families like the Smiths.




Cop fired for exposing department policy where officers have sex with prostitutes, then arrest them

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A police officer in Arkansas recently lost his job after he exposed a massive scheme that allowed officers to have sex with prostitutes and then arrest them for servicing the undercover cops.

The way that Former Fort Smith Police Department Sgt. Don Paul Bales' department had it set up, cops would "prove" that they weren't really police officers, by having sex with prostitutes. The cop who had just broken the law himself would then follow up by arresting the women.


Now, a lawsuit that was obtained by local KFSM, reveal that an officer was fired for exposing the twisted police work.


The suit was just filed in Arkansas's Sebastian County Circuit Court. The officer in question says he just wants his job back, as he did nothing but expose criminal activity among fellow officers.


This all started when Bales received a photo of an affidavit that had been filed back in April of 2014. That affidavit stated that an undercover cop in the "Street Crimes Unit" had engaged in what it termed "misconduct."


The undercover officer, who was identified as "J.B.", met a woman he thought might be a prostitute through the website Backpage.com.


The cop then set up a meeting with the woman at a motel where he later got her to agree to a rate of $150 an hour.


But the affidavit says that the undercover cop got disrobed, engaged in a sex act, and then arrested the woman on suspicion of misdemeanor prostitution.


The cop said that it was absolutely essential for him to do this "because he believed that such action was necessary to gather the proof needed to convict the person for violating the prostitution statute."


When Bales saw this, he reported the misconduct to his superiors. He turned over the photo of the affidavit to his lawyer "just in case."


But after an investigation, carried out by Fort Smith Police Department Chief Kevin Lindsey, it was decided that Bales was the one to blame. He had, Chief Lindsey still maintains, "violated department policy" when he allowed the officer's name on the affidavit.


But Bales has maintained that any communication between himself and his lawyer is protected by attorney-client privilege.


The attorney published the affidavit some time later, but he redacted it to conceal the identity of the officer in question. So this department policy, both the lawyer and Bales maintain, was never in fact violated.


Now, the department is saying that Bales violated a full eight rules. Among them, Chief Lindsey says Bales was guilty of: not being truthful, giving false testimony, revealing confidential information, releasing a confidential report and not respecting his superiors.


Here's where it gets really crazy... Lindsey says that the undercover officer in question was "in accordance with department policy" when he engaged in sexual relations with the prostitute who he later arrested.


Even worse, and adding insult to injury, the termination of Sgt. Bales has been upheld on appeal by the Fort Smith Civil Service Commission... twice.


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Sad prospect for Finland's kids: Typing takes over as handwriting lessons end


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Learning joined-up writing, often in fountain pen in the UK, is almost a rite of passage for primary school students. But Finland is moving into the digital age by ditching the ink in favour of keyboards, the newspaper reports. From autumn 2016, students won't have to learn cursive handwriting or calligraphy, but will instead be taught typing skills, the report says. "Fluent typing skills are an important national competence," says Minna Harmanen from the National Board of Education. The switch will be a major cultural change, Ms Harmanen says, but typing is more relevant to everyday life.


There are some concerns that the move could disadvantage children who don't have a computer at home, or schools where there aren't enough computers to go around. But many people have welcomed the move. "For most teachers it's sufficient that upper case and lower case letters can be distinguished," says Susanna Huhta, deputy chairwoman of the Association of Native Language Teachers. However, she points out that handwriting helps children to develop fine motor skills and brain function, and suggests handwriting classes could be replaced by handicrafts and drawing. Social media users also see the positives, with one user on the Etela-Saimaa website saying: "Handwriting is a totally useless skill. Maybe not as useless as compulsory Swedish, but coming pretty close to it."


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Gas threat and Auschwitz snub: More insults to Russia that deserve a response


How many insults does the European Union expect Russia to bear without consequences? Ethnic cleansing of Russian people by the Brussels-backed Kiev regime, a refugee crisis on Russia's borders, economic sanctions based on groundless accusations hurting Russian society - and now this - the neo-Nazi cabal that seized power in Ukraine with CIA backing last year has repeatedly been found guilty of siphoning off Russia's natural gas exports to the EU.

On top of all that comes the insult of Russian President Vladimir Putin not being invited along with European leaders to attend the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. More on that in a while.


But first on the issue of natural exports. Russia this week finally responded to the Kiev regime's incorrigible banditry by giving notice that it is to cut off all gas supplies that transit through Ukraine - which make up about 40-50 per cent of the EU's supply. In the middle of winter and with temperatures plummeting the move by Russian state-owned Gazprom has reportedly sent Brussels officials into panic mode.


No doubt the dutiful Western corporate media will crank up the «Putin as arch villain» narrative. Families freezing across Europe will be attributed to the «evil genius» of the «Soviet mastermind».


Maros Sefcovic, European Commission vice president for energy, said the decision by Gazprom to turn off the gas taps will damage Russia's reputation as an international supplier. His admonition echoes earlier calls by Europe's energy commissioner Gunther Oettinger who appealed to Russia not to «politicise» energy trade.


That's ironic humour for you. Russia has not politicised anything; it is the Brussels bureaucracy, along with their American cohorts, who have sought to politicise everything - and to give Moscow impossible room for manoeuvre.


Gazprom's chief executive Alexei Miller this week reminded international media that Russia has been a reliable supplier of natural gas to Europe for the past four decades - even during the West's aggressive Cold War.


Besides, the objective of Russia's latest gas cut-off is not to end the trade with Europe. Russia is planning to route future supplies to the EU through Turkey. As Miller pointed out, it is up to the EU to now build the necessary infrastructure to take the gas supplies from the Turkish border into Greece and beyond.


Russia's objective is simply this: to put an end to the Kiev regime's de facto theft of Russian gas exports to Europe. How much more reasonable can that be?


We can imagine how Britain would react if Scotland decided to with-hold North Sea oil supplies transiting its territory. Or how France would respond if its wine exports were being hijacked en route by some third party. Or the US if Mexico were found to be surreptitiously dipping into its exports to the rest of South America.


It's an absurd complaint by EU officials and governments to now accuse Russia of «energy blackmail». After all, it was Brussels that put the kibosh on Russia's South Stream gas project via the Black Sea last year, thus, in effect, squeezing Russia to fall back on the Ukrainian transit route. That route has, as noted, become infeasible due to the Kiev regime's incessant and illegal siphoning off of Russian exports.


So what does the EU want Russia to do? Keep giving gas handouts to the Kiev mafia-regime that refuses to pay for its own gas supplies and which is bombing and killing ethnic Russians in the eastern Ukrainian regions?


Russia has every right to take measures to protect its vital economic interests. An alternative pipeline through Turkey will provide a southern arc complimentary to the existing Nord Stream Russian gas supply route via the Baltic Sea into Germany. It is therefore ridiculous to accuse Russia of cutting off gas supplies to the EU. Russia is merely cutting off illegal interference in its exports by a third party - the Kiev Reich.


Admittedly, entailed is a critical supply problem this winter for the EU until the Turkish route is implemented. But that's not Russia's problem; it is Brussels' problem for having blocked the construction of the South Stream project and for its relentless indulgence of the Kiev regime, with all its criminality.


In any case, complaints from the EU that Russia is damaging its reputation as an international energy supplier ring hollow. Russia has found a ready alternative market for its gas exports with China after Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping signed a $400 billion record deal last year. The Asian market for Russia's prodigious energy resources is projected to overshadow the EU market. Moreover, the Moscow-Beijing partnership is to be financed with roubles and yen, which relieves Russia and China of artificial dependence on the US dollar or Euro.


It seems the height of European conceit to lecture Russia about trade ethics, when the former has imposed a gratuitous embargo on Moscow over baseless accusations of interfering in Ukraine. It is the EU elite and their Washington ally who have been systematically interfering in Ukraine and provoking a war of aggression on the eastern regions - with a death toll of nearly 5,000 over the past year and up to one million refugees. If international law and morality were adhered to, it is Brussels and Washington that should be sanctioned, if not prosecuted for the criminality they have unleashed in the form of the Kiev regime.


Europe's hypocrisy and double think are underscored with France's ongoing unilateral abrogation of the deal it had with Russia for the supply of two warships. Russia has paid France over $1 billion already for the delivery of the Mistral class vessels; yet Paris refuses to honour the contract. A less polite but not inaccurate way to describe this French misconduct is state-sponsored «piracy».


Washington is reportedly breathing down the French government's neck to not relent on its shameless scuppering of the Russian Mistral contract. Which makes the damage to French «reputation» all the more injurious. Not only is France not be trusted as an international trading partner; its «sovereign independence» is also evidently at the mercy of Washington's bullying. How can anyone trust the French government to honour anything in the light of this craven kowtowing?


But here's the coup de grace for European insolence towards Russia: French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck will be among other European leaders to attend the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz later this month. The ceremony will be led by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski.


An official invitation was reportedly not sent to Moscow, and Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said this week that the Russian president would not be attending the Auschwitz event, as a result.


In January 1945, it was the Russian Red Army that liberated the death camp - which has since come to symbolise the crimes of Nazi Germany and European fascism generally. Russian troops liberated thousands of Poles, Jews and other European nationals from imminent death at Auschwitz, where over one million had already perished. The French Vichy regime collaborated with Nazi Germany to send hundreds of thousands to their death at Auschwitz and other extermination centres.


Seventy years on, Russia is being snubbed over perhaps its most heroic contribution to Europe - the defeat of fascist Germany and its mass extermination programs.


It is astounding how relatively quickly European history is in effect being re-written - and by countries that were perpetrators of the horrors of World War II.


But should we be surprised? Russia saved Europe's neck from fascism and continues to save Europe's neck from freezing every winter with its natural gas supplies. And yet for all this, Russia has to endure insults and provocations from a thankless European elite.


It's time that there were consequences for such hideous, purblind European arrogance. Russia can legitimately take her generous bounties elsewhere in the world - and let the incorrigible ingrates freeze if they want to!


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Horrifying! New Jersey mom lit baby on fire


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Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, 22, of Pemberton Township, N.J., was charged with murder after neighbors claim she set her baby girl on fire in the street.



A New Jersey woman intentionally burned her baby girl alive in the middle of a quiet street, authorities said.

Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, 22, of Pemberton has been charged with the infant's murder.


Witnesses to the horrific scene claimed a young woman poured a flammable liquid on the defenseless newborn girl about 11 p.m. on Friday, and then set her ablaze in the middle of the road in the Pemberton Township.


"Her demeanor was calm," neighbor David Joseph told the . "She knew what she was doing."


NBC New Jersey police investigate the burning death of a baby girl on Friday night in Pemberton Township.


The woman, later identified as Dorvilier, used a water bottle to douse the flames, and tried to claim she was burning dog waste, the stunned neighbor said.


Police hurried to the small township about 30 miles east of Philadelphia where they found Dorvilier and the smoldering baby.



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New Jersey police investigate the burning death of a baby girl on Friday night in Pemberton Township.



Dorvilier was hospitalized at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, and is now in custody at Burlington County Correction and Work Release Center on $500,000 bond, NBC 10 reported.

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Neighbors claim a young mother lit her baby girl on fire on Friday night in the middle of Simontown Road in Pemberton Township, New Jersey.



Her horribly burned child went by helicopter to St. Christopher's Children's Hospital and died overnight, authorities said.

"We thought, hopefully, it would fight," Joseph told . "It was fighting all night."


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SOTT FOCUS: Worshiping at the Altar of Pus: How putrid matter is the alpha and omega of vaccination


Vaccination, the holy sacrament of allopathic medicine, is a crime against humanity. Under all circumstances, they are neither safe nor effective. By their very nature they bypass the natural laws of immunity and are antithetical to health. Vaccination is an assault upon everyone who accepts it, and it has left a trail of debility, disease and death in its wake. This grotesque ritual is one of the greatest scams foisted upon citizens of the world.

Most truly health-conscious researchers know that vaccines contain very hazardous ingredients: Aluminum, polysorbate 80, formaldehyde, aspartame, benzethonium chloride, glutaraldehyde, thimerosal, MSG, squalene, cetyltrimethylammonium bromide and phenoxyethanol, just to name a few.


Additives aside, what about the vaccine 'seed'? How do scientists acquire the main ingredient? What is the process of procuring the viruses used in this deadly concoction? While researching vaccine production, it struck me that the main ingredient seems to just appear out of nowhere. The virus is just there. It's taken from somewhere and grown in something. It's attenuated (reduced in virulence), or not, 'purified', strained and mixed with additives, and voila!... a vaccine is born.


But that is not the whole story. It doesn't explain how virus samples are collected and cultivated. The high priests in the Cult of Vaccination would have you believe that there is a Virus Fairy making deliveries to labs around the world, but there isn't. I don't know about you, but I don't believe in the Virus Fairy. This stuff has to come from somewhere.


Edward Jenner

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Edward "cowpus" Jenner



Let's take a little trip back in time for a very brief history of inoculation. As smallpox raged through ancient China in the 1500s, it was considered a good idea to scrape smallpox scabs off of patients, powderize them and blow them up people's nostrils to prevent the dread disease. This method, sometimes referred to as variolation, was practiced in the Ottoman Empire and Africa in the 17th century before being brought to England by Lady Montagu. Vaccination took off later in the 18th century thanks to English physician and scientist Edward Jenner. Although he wasn't the first to practice inoculation in England (first by arm-to-arm transfer of infected matter from a smallpox-infected person to non-infected person, then by needle), he is nevertheless remembered as the so-called 'father of immunology'.

Picture a bucolic English farm in the Gloucestershire countryside in the late 1700s. Edward Jenner and his friend -- let's call him Ralph -- were talking about the belief at the time that milkmaids who caught cowpox were free of smallpox. Edward thought it was due to their daily interactions with cowpox-infected cows. He came up with an idea for an experiment.



(Author's re-enactment)


Edward: See that milkmaid with the cowpox sores on her hands?

Ralph: Yep.

Edward: I'm gonna go over there and dig around in her sores, get some of the pus and rub it into the arm of an eight year old kid I know. I'll be back.

Ralph: Umm....okay.



Jenner went on to experiment not just with cow pus but with smallpox pus and 'horse grease' (pus from an infected horse hoof). Experimental vaccination campaigns proceeded with disastrous and deadly results. Sadly, these methods of playing around with putrid matter are still with us, and they are no more 'scientific' today than they were then.

How are viruses produced for vaccines?


That's a good question, and the answer wasn't easy to find because it seems that the myth of the Virus Fairy will never die. Have you ever been asked to spit your sputum into a cup? Have you ever had a swab of your nasal passages, throat or any other area of your body collected? How about nasal aspiration? Blood draw? Biopsy or surgical removal? What about an autopsy? (Okay, that was a trick question, but it's relevant.) These are all clinical samples. Clinical samples are waste matter from sick -- or, in some cases, dead -- people. The CDC and WHO collects these offerings from hospitals for virus isolation and testing. In the case of the yearly flu vaccine, the High Church of the Cult of Vaccination decides which viral strains will be offered for the yearly sacrament and ships them off to select laboratories around the world.


What happens next?


Viruses can't exist on their own. They need a host in which to grow. Unfortunately for us, this involves more human and animal detritus.


I stumbled upon the transcript of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) meeting at the FDA. This meeting took place in 2012 and gives startling information on the materials used to grow viruses and to make vaccines. Vaccine manufacturers and industry insiders blithely refer to them as cell cultures, cell lines or substrates. They give them code names so you have to dig and dig to find out what they really are. But let's call these cell lines what they really are; human and animal bits.


Here's a list, which is by no means complete. [Caution: This may be double-sick-bag time. One for you and one for whoever walks by and happens to peer over your shoulder as you're reading this.]


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1. Diploid Cells. These are harvested from aborted fetuses. Used for the chicken pox vaccine.

2. MRC-5 cells. A diploid cell harvested from the lung tissues of a white baby boy aborted at 14 weeks in 1966 due to his mother having "psychiatric issues". Used for the hepatitis A, rabies, chicken pox and MMR vaccines.


3. Hi-5 cells. Ovarian cells of the cabbage looper caterpillar. Used for the HPV vaccine.


4. Vero cells. Derived from the kidney cells of the African green monkey in 1962. They are aneuploid, meaning they have an abnormal number of chromosomes. They are used in the Japanese encephalitis vaccine as well as DTap (diptheria, tetanus, pertussis), hepatitis B, smallpox, rotavirus and current polio vaccines. An interesting side-note about the Salk polio vaccine is that is was found to be contaminated with simian virus 40 from the kidney cells of the rhesus monkeys used to make it, which has been implicated in the high rates of cancer we see today.


5.MDCK (Madin Darby Canine Kidney) cells. Derived from the kidney of an adult female cocker spaniel in 1958. Used to develop Flucelvax for the seasonal flu.


6. WI-38 cells. Derived from the lung tissue of an aborted 3-month-old white female fetus in the 1960s. Used for the adenovirus and MMR vaccines.


7. RA 27/3 cells. Derived from an aborted fetus whose mother had rubella. It was then grown on WI-38 cells to develop the rubella vaccine.


So, did these quacks get together at the FDA to say, "Oh, this is disgusting! We really shouldn't be using this crud to manufacture vaccines. What if people get sick and die?" No. Their meeting was on the advisability of using cancer cell lines for vaccine substrates.


Here are three cells lines they brought up for discussion:


1. CEM cells. Derived from a 4 y.o. white female with acute lymphoblastic T-cell leukemia.


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Henrietta Lacks



2. HeLa cells: The most widely used cell line in the world. It was obtained (without consent) from a black woman named Henrietta Lacks who died of cervical carcinoma in 1951. Her story is documented in the book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks . Researchers loved her cancerous cervical cells because they were the first to survive and multiply in culture. Her cells were so hardy, in fact, that they went on to infect other cell lines in laboratories all over the world, duping researchers into thinking they were studying a particular cell when it was really just HeLa. (This raises interesting questions on the seemingly futile state of research.)

3. A549 cells. Cancerous lung tissue collected from a 59 year old white male in 1972.


Why do these madmen of the Vaccination Cult like cancer cell substrates so much?


CEM, HeLa and A549 are all immortal. As all cancer cells are wont to do, they continue to multiply forever. (Well, as long as they're kept at the right temperature and fed enough calf serum, that is.) This is apparently a real boon for these evil wizards as they don't have to go spending even more money on procuring cell lines that eventually senesce, or die. Moreover, they increase their virus yield with these immortal cell lines. God bless 'em; they are so concerned for our health that they don't want anything to slow down the production of their life-saving vaccines.


These so-called doctors at the VRBPAC meeting expressed some passing concern that "normal" (meaning not derived from cancerous cells) viral DNA fragments found in vaccines could mutate and cause cancer. But don't worry. There are strict limits on the amount of DNA allowed in each vaccine dose. And the actual cancerous cells used as a growth medium? They admit that these can cause tumors, but no problem. The vaccines are sanctified purified! The final product is strained, centrifuged, assayed, deodorized and packaged in sterile vials for our safety. (The fact that they insist upon sterile vials and needles for their filthy concoctions is laughable.)


Thank you, kind doctors, but no matter what you do, at the end of the day, purified shit is still shit.


How will they get the public to go along with this insanity?


To get an idea of how these vaccine cultists come up with their sermons to woo the public, here are some choice quotes from the meeting:



Dr. James Cook, Director of Infectious Disease at Loyola Medical Center:



"[...] I think the FDA ought to develop a project that's called "Think like a Patient."




Are they even capable of thinking like a normal person who is rightfully disgusted and afraid of these polluted concoctions?

More from Dr. Cook:



"You need to have people who are going to be in the clinics every week talking to their patients or to the parents of their patients, explaining to them why they think this is a good idea. And they are going to have to be convinced.


But they are going to have to understand the patient's perspective, which is, is it safe and will this help me? They are not going to care a whole lot, I guarantee you, about what it was made in, as long as their physicians, who they have trusted over the course of many years, tell them, I've thought about this carefully and this is what I think you should do. "




That's right. God has spoken. You shall obey.

Dr. Cook again:



"I think there's a brave-new-world aspect to this that we have to deal with. I think we have to tell providers about it in a way that they get it. I think we have to tell the public about it in a way that they get it. But I'm convinced after hearing the data today and the discussion today that these cell lines are important in continued development of vaccines. "




Translation: Normal people will find this abominable. We just have to come up with the right spin.

Dr. Pedro Piedra, Baylor College of Medicine:



This is much downstream, but it goes with the issue of public perception. At the end of the day, information will need to be included in the vaccine safety information and the package insert. When one does animal testing and you see that tumors were induced at such-and-such with the cells --let's say at 10^4 -- will that type of information then be translated into there being a potential risk for induction of tumor, in the package insert or vaccine safety information?



Dr. Phil Krause, Acting Deputy Director of the FDA office of vaccines:

I think we would have to work that out, depending on whether or not we believe there is a risk for potential induction of tumor. Listening to Dr. Gruber's earlier comment, I think we would be very reluctant, and I'm sure manufacturers would be very reluctant, to proceed if they really thought there was a significant risk of a potential induction of a tumor. Normally the package inserts describe ingredients in products which are safety factors, that have some role in assessing the safety of the product.


So I can't answer your question directly, because it will depend on that final assessment. But the hope would be that if one could proceed with these cells, one would have addressed those issues as well as one possibly could.



Dr. Marion Gruber, Acting director of the FDA office of vaccines:

I would like add to this -- it goes back to the earlier point I made -- I think the minute that we think that we have to address any of these concerns in the clinic, we would not be using -- we would be very reluctant for a cell substrate such as these cells to be used for vaccine production, if we are not reasonably assured that the characterization done, as we have discussed today, is adequate. The minute you describe something in the package insert in terms of potential clinical safety concerns, I think that really precludes using these cell substrates.


That I don't think we would really elaborate on in a package insert, because these things should be thoroughly tested and evaluated in establishing the manufacturing process. In our review of the data, we will have to have come to the conclusion that these cells are safe for use for vaccine production. "




Translation: If we test it and believe it's safe, and review our corrupt studies that say it's safe, I think we can get away with not mentioning the fact that these viruses were grown on cancerous tissues onto the vaccine package insert.

Excuse me, doctor, but what if it isn't tested enough? What if there is some unknown matter in the final product the "scientists" don't have a test for? What if the adherents to the sacred doctrine of germ theory don't have a clue as to what they are doing?



More from Dr. Cook:



"I'm not a regulator, so I will say just what I think in reaction to the comment about putting comments in a package insert about tumor cells making tumors in which vaccines were made. I would say, from a personal opinion, that you would have to be very careful about the degrees of separation between where the stuff comes from and what you are putting in the vial that the package insert is describing. It's not at all related, in a certain sense. I'm not 100 percent convinced that whether or not a cell makes a tumor in a nude mouse has anything to do with the safety of a vaccine that ends up getting made.


There are concerns we have. It's a really interesting intellectual discussion. When it gets right down to what's in the vial and what the patient is going to ask me about, whether it's safe, I'm not going to go back and say, well, you know, HeLa cells kill nude mice. It's not a very good analogy, but think about what we do in terms of making bacterial toxins or preparations related to that. You don't want to go to somebody and say, "You know, botulinum kills people. It can paralyze you. It's really dangerous," or, "Anthrax kills people," when you are trying to make some kind of an antibody against protective antigen or lethal factor. The degrees of separation between what is being used to make it and what the product is in the vial have to be considered when you are talking to the lay person, or they are going to get completely confused and refuse to use anything. They do that already. They come in with a PDR . You can imagine how it is trying to tell them what to do. So I would be very careful about that. "




Still think that the FDA's function is to protect people? Not only is the FDA in bed with Big Pharma, they've gotten married and are on an extended honeymoon.

flu shot line

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Be careful what you ask for.



How sick in the head do you have to be to believe that diseased matter leads to health?

What is it with these vaccine fundamentalist whack-jobs? They can't be human. Most normal human beings like to stay far removed from their own and other people's bodily discharges. When normal people see something dead or diseased, they have to work to contain their disgust. There's a reason we have soap and water and tissues and garbage cans and sanitation departments. That mess is supposed to be washed off, thrown away, burned or buried.


When exposed to waste matter, normal people don't invent recipes for injections, but the high priests of the pus cult do. They make signature collections of waste matter, patent them and sell these medical equivalents of papal indulgences as "preventive vaccines", and the people line up for them. They believe the myth of 'salvation in a syringe', and that vaccines will prevent their suffering. They are entitled to their choice.


Cancerous matter or non-cancerous matter? I choose neither


If the vaccination scientists like fiddling about with diseased matter, that's their business. Never mind that after decades of "scientific" study, thousands of research papers and billions of spent (taxpayer) dollars, this is all they came up with: injecting chemical-laden waste matter into people's arms. They've moved no further than Jenner's experiments with cow pus. This is the epitome of creativity for them.


Well, they can have it. If they want to wallow in filth, let them. I, on the other hand, draw the line at being coerced, manipulated or forced into accepting their toxic brews. If the vaccinationists want to continue their worship at the altar of pus, that's fine. Just stop trying to drag normal people into it.


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Budding sociopath? 11 year old boy charms court after crime wave in small town




The 11-year-old boy walked free from court today after pleading guilty to eight crimes



A one boy crime wave blamed for a fifth of all crime in is home town has walked free from court at the age of 11 after telling magistrates he wants to be a bank manager.

The child, accused of exposing himself in a Carphone Warehouse and abusing customers with foul language in Costa Coffee, appeared before Yeovil Magistrates in Somerset today.


After being told to pay attention and take his hands out of his pockets, the schoolboy said he wanted to work in a bank as he was good at maths.


Having arrived with his grandfather, the court was adjourned for two hours while police officers looked for his mother.


Upon his return he entered the court grinning to hear accusations of exposing himself to a girl in public and using profane language towards mothers and children in a coffee shop in Shepton Mallet.


On his own, he caused a soar in the number of crimes reported in the sleepy rural village, said police.


Describing the latest offences, Judith Morris, prosecuting, said: 'The offences took place on the 11 November last year at around 3.30 pm at the Townsend retail park in Shepton Mallet.


'[He] was there, he walked into Costa Coffee and shouted various swear words when inside.


'In the store was mostly mums with children or elderly people. They were alarmed and distressed.


'After running out, a few minutes later he was outside a Carphone Warehouse. An 11-year-old girl was there.


'He called to get her attention and then he pulled down his trousers and pants exposing his genitals. She went home and told her mother.'


But the court heard how the child, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had 'impressed' his solicitor as a 'nice, well behaved boy'.


The trouble, his grandfather said, stemmed from the fact he had recently contacted his father to whom he had not spoken in the past.


After pleading guilty to eight charges including threatening behaviour, violence against a person, and arson, the 11-year-old was told he could put his crimes 'behind him'.


Sentencing, Chair David Phillips said: 'I'm sure now it has all taken place you can appreciate how frightened people were. You realise that is wrong.


'We have heard consistently you are an intelligent boy. In terms of age, you are. You will now be given and opportunity to put this behind you.'


Later, his mother said his bad behaviour was down to a lack of support at school.


'For me as a mother this stress is awful. There's no anger management, no counselling. It has been awful.


'There's limited school support. That's why it's taken so long - lack of funding.'


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Homeless cat saves abandoned baby in Russia


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A baby boy not older than 12 weeks has been found in a box on a staircase in an apartment block in the Russian town of Obninsk. The box was meant for a cat, who - after having found a new soul in misery, warmed up the baby and was worried to let him go.

The baby in the cat box was discovered by one of the neighbors, who had heard what she thought to be loud meowing and rushed to rescue the cat from possible offenders.


Homeless cat saves baby

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The furry feline has been living in the apartment block for three years, fed and petted by its residents. The day when she found an unexpected guest in her box was a freezing one, but the baby was very warm, according to the woman, who first discovered the abandoned boy.

"She has been keeping the baby warm for several hours and meowing to call for help," she told Ruptly video agency.


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The woman, who turned out to be a nurse, said she also found a bag with baby food and diapers. The boy was well and tidily dressed, she added.

But it was the baby's new furry carer who was worried about the boy even after police and medics arrived. She kept close to the baby and didn't want to let it go, the woman said. she shared, also saying the four-pawed adoptive mother tried to jump into the ambulance to follow the boy.



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The cat then sat for hours on the road by the house waiting for the car to return and bring him back, neighbors said.

The baby boy was taken to one of the hospitals in Obninsk, located some 60 miles from the Russian capital. Doctors said the boy - who might be from six to 12 weeks old - is completely healthy and feeling well. a pediatric nurse told Ruptly.


The police is now trying to identify the baby and is searching for his parents, while the cat - who looks to be expecting herself - is receiving extra care and treated like a hero by the residents.


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Key reservoir for Sao Paulo drying out from extreme drought

Atibainha dam, Brazil

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In this Oct. 10, 2014 file photo, the frame of a car sits on the cracked earth at the bottom of the Atibainha dam, part of the Cantareira System responsible for providing water to the Sao Paulo metropolitan area, in Nazare Paulista, Brazil. Halfway through the rainy season, the key reservoir for the hemisphere's largest city, the Cantareira water system, holds just 6 percent of its capacity, and experts warned Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 that authorities must take urgent steps to prevent the worst drought here in more than 80 years from drying it out.



Halfway through the rainy season, the key reservoir for the hemisphere's largest city holds just 6 percent of its capacity, and experts warned Friday that Sao Paulo authorities must take urgent steps to prevent the worst drought in more than 80 years from drying it out.

The system of reservoirs and rivers that provide water to millions in this city have received less rainfall than hoped during the first weeks of the wet season, raising fears they won't be replenished as hoped. Rainfall during the first two weeks of January totaled just 2.9 inches (7.1 centimeters), well below the historic average for the month of 10.7 inches (27.1 centimeters).


The biggest problem is in the Cantareira water system, which is the largest of six reservoirs that provide water to some 6 million of the 20 million people living in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo city. Cantareira is now down to 6 percent of its capacity of 264 billion gallons (1 trillion liters), the water utility Sabesp said on its website.


Of the remaining five systems, Alto Tiete is at 11 percent of capacity, Rio Claro 25 percent, Alto Cotia 30 percent, Guarapiranga 40 percent and Rio Grande 70 percent.


"The water supply situation is critical and could become even more critical if the lack of rain and hot weather continue and effective demand management techniques are not created," Mario Thadeu Leme de Barros, head of the University of Sao Paulo's hydraulic engineering and environmental department, said by phone.


Although declining water supplies have been a concern since last year, authorities have resisted rationing water. But Leme de Barros said officials need to consider a range of steps, among them implementing water rationing but also encouraging the use of more efficient appliances, lowering water pressure in the system and doing better at repairing leaks.


"Sao Paulo's water situation is in the intensive care unit and the worse will only be avoided if these measures are adopted and, of course, if it starts raining more," he Barros said.


The Sao Paulo state government said its measures to conserve water are working, such as offering discounted water bills for those who limit usage and reducing water pressure during off-peak hours. The government also has said it will double the bills of some customers who increase consumption above monthly averages.


Earlier this week, Sabesp's president, Jerson Kelman, said that to help prevent Cantareira from drying up, the utility would reduce the flow of water out of the reservoir.


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Man attacked by owl in Salem, Oregon




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Ron Jaecks of Salem was on his usual morning run in Bush's Pasture Park on Tuesday when he was attacked, or so he thought.

Jaecks was jogging near the baseball field about 5:15 a.m. Suddenly in the morning darkness his stocking cap was pulled from his head, and almost simultaneously he felt something puncture his scalp.


Jaecks thought he was dying.


"It was like a huge electric shock ran through my body, but also like I got hit in the head with a two-by-four all at the same time," Jaecks said. "Or maybe a strike of lightning."


Jaecks, 58, immediately began to run faster, trying to escape his assailant.


Running in circles and screaming, the general surgeon for Kaiser Permanente began to think that he was having a stroke or an aneurysm.


Jaecks took off in the direction of Mission Street in hopes of being seen by someone at Salem Hospital, not knowing exactly what had happened in the park.


But on his sprint toward safety, the attacker struck again, and this time Jaecks didn't have a hat on.


Jaecks felt the blunt force. He thought to look up and saw a large winged animal. He thought it was a massive bat.


Now realizing that an animal was responsible for the attacks, Jaecks went home and washed his scalp instead of heading into the hospital. He then made a phone call to his friend David Craig, a biology professor and animal behavior specialist at Willamette University.


"I called David and described what had happened," Jaecks said. "He immediately said it was either a barred owl or a great horned owl."


According to the Nature Conservancy, great horned owls are the most powerful of the common owls.


Fierce hunters with a wingspan of nearly 5 feet, they prefer to wait quietly before swooping down on their prey with the force of nearly 30 pounds. Their talons can grow anywhere from 4 to 8 inches long.


Great horned owls start nesting in January and raise their owlets during the winter. The owls are also known to attack anything they think could threaten their family.


According to Seattle radio station KPLU, parts of a Seattle park were closed following several reported attacks on people in 2012.


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Hundreds of thousands of blue jellyfish invade Surfer's Paradise, Australia




A giant swarm of blue jellyfish has invaded the pristine waters of the Gold Coast



A giant swarm of blue jellyfish has invaded the pristine waters of the Gold Coast, forming a spectacular display as the mass of creatures congregated in Queensland's iconic Surfer's Paradise.

Spotted just off Narrowneck, near the northern end of Surfer's Paradise beach, the school of jellyfish extended for 50 metres in circumference.


Photographer and lifesaver Grahame Long captured footage of the blue jellyfish as he patrolled the beach, about 400 metres offshore.


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"I've seen plenty of jellyfish around before but this was certainly the thickest I've ever seen, Mr Long told The Gold Coast Bulletin.

'They were congregated in one area.'


Local residents have reported sightings of the jellyfish for several weeks, after the swarm blew in just after Christmas.


One Twitter user labelled it a 'jellyfish explosion', while others found the idea of the swarm either 'terrifying' or 'incredible'.


Local media issued warnings for the correct treatment if swimmers were stung, urging locals to avoid vinegar and urine.


'The protocol for non-serious cases is to seek assistance from lifeguards and treat the sting with warm water until the swelling goes down, then with ice,' said Gold Coast paramedic Gary Strong.


'We do not tell people to use boiling water as the last thing we want to create is a burn,' he told .


The mass has spread out in the past day, extending from Surfer's Paradise to the Gold Coast Seaway, with some locals still concerned about being prevented from swimming in the water.


The weather will reportedly maintain its heat over the weekend, reaching up to 32 degrees.





Local media issued warnings for the correct treatment for stings, urging locals to avoid vinegar and urine



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What game is the House of Saud playing?

Oil

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The House of Saud now finds itself in times of extreme trouble. Their risky oil price war may eventually backfire. The succession of King Abdullah may turn into a bloodbath. And the American protector may be musing a change of heart.

Let's start with oil - and some background. As much as US supply has increased by a couple of million barrels a day, enough oil from Iran, Kirkuk in Iraq, Libya and Syria has gone out of production; and that offsets extra US oil on the market. Essentially, the global economy - at least for the moment - is not searching for more oil because of European stagnation/recession and the relative China slowdown.


Since 2011, Saudi Arabia has been flooding the market to offset the decrease in Iran exports caused by the US economic war, a.k.a. sanctions. Riyadh, moreover, prevented OPEC from reducing country production quotas. The House of Saud believes it can play the waiting game - as fracked oil, mostly American, is inexorably driven out of the market because it is too expensive. After that, the Saudis believe they will regain market share.


In parallel, the House of Saud is obviously enjoying Iran and Russia for their support of Bashar Assad in Damascus. Moreover, the House of Saud is absolutely terrified of a nuclear deal essentially between the US and Iran (although that's still a major ) - leading to a long-term détente.


Tehran, though, remains defiant. Russia brushed off the attack because the lower ruble meant state revenues remained unchanged - so there will be no budget deficit. As for oil-thirsty East Asia - including top Saudi customer China - it's enjoying the bonanza while it lasts.


Oil prices will remain very low for the time being. This week Goldman Sachs lowered their 2015 WTI and Brent Crude forecasts; Brent was slashed from $83.75 a barrel to $50.40, WTI was cut from $73.75 to $47.15 a barrel. Prices per barrel could soon drop as low as $42 and $40.50. But then, there will be an inevitable


Nomura bets that oil will be back to $80 a barrel by the end of 2015.


Punish Russia or bust


Goldman Sachs

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US President Barack Obama, in this interview, openly admitted that he wanted in the because he figured Russian President Vladimir Putin would have So that settles the argument about hurting Russia and US-Saudi collusion, after US Secretary of State John Kerry allowed/endorsed King Abdullah in Jeddah to simultaneously raise oil production and embark on a cut price strategy.

Whether Kerry sold out the US shale gas industry out of ignorance or incompetence - probably both - is irrelevant. What matters is if the House of Saud were ordered to back off, they would have to do it in a flash; the dominates the Persian Gulf vassals, who can't even breathe without at least an implicit US green light.


What is way more troubling is that the current bunch in Washington does not seem to be defending US national and industrial interests. If humongous trade deficits based on currency rigging were not enough, now virtually the entire US oil industry runs the risk of being destroyed by an oil price racket. Any sane analyst would interpret it as contrary to US national interests.


Anyway, the Riyadh deal was music for the House of Saud's ears. Their official policy has always been to slash the development of all potential substitutes for oil, including US shale gas. So why not depress oil prices and keep them there long enough to make investments in shale gas a lunatic proposal?


Obama

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But there's a huge problem. The House of Saud simply won't get enough in oil revenues to support their annual budget with oil at below $90 a barrel. So as much as hurting Iran and Russia may be appealing, hurting their own golden pocketbooks is not.

The long-term outlook spells out higher oil prices. Oil may be replaced in many instances; but there isn't a replacement - yet - for the internal combustion engine. So whatever OPEC is doing, it is actually preserving demand for oil vs. oil substitutes, and maximizing the return on a limited resource. The bottom-line: yes, this is predatory pricing.


Once again, there's an immense, crucial, complicating vector. We may have the House of Saud and other Persian Gulf producers flooding the market - but its Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Citigroup who are doing the shadow, nasty work via leveraged derivative short futures.


Oil prices are such an opaque racket that only major oil trading banks such as Goldman Sachs or Morgan Stanley have some idea who is buying and who is selling oil futures or derivative contracts - what is called The non-rules of this multi-billion casino spell out - with a little help from those friends at the Gulf oil pumps. With oil futures trading and the two major London and New York exchanges monopolizing oil futures contracts, OPEC really does not control oil prices anymore; Wall Street does. This is the big secret. The House of Saud may entertain the illusion they are in control. They're not.


That dysfunctional marriage


As if this was not messy enough, the crucial succession of the House of Saud is propelled to the forefront. King Abdullah, 91, was diagnosed with pneumonia, hospitalized in Riyadh on New Year's Eve, and was breathing with a tube. He may - or may not, this being the secretive House of Saud - have lung cancer. He won't last long. The fact that he is hailed as a tells everything one needs to know about Saudi Arabia. ? You must be joking.


Prince Saud al-Faisal

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Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.



So who'll be next? The first in the line of succession should be Crown Prince Salman, 79, also defense minister. He was governor of Riyadh province for a hefty 48 years. It was this certified falcon who supervised the wealth of private to the Afghan mujahedeen in the 1980s jihad, in tandem with hardcore Wahhabi preachers. Salman's sons include the governor of Medina, Prince Faisal. Needless to add, the Salman family controls virtually all of Saudi media.

To get to the Holy Grail Salman must be proven fit. That's not a given; and on top of it Abdullah, a tough nut to crack, already survived two of his crown princes, Sultan and Nayef. Salman's prospects look bleak; he has had spinal surgery, a stroke and may be suffering from - how appropriate - dementia.


It also does not bode well that when Salman was promoted to Deputy Defense Minister, soon enough he was shown the door - as he got himself mixed up with Bandar Bush's atrocious jihadi game in Syria.


Anyway, Salman already has a successor; second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Muqrin, former governor of Medina province and then head of Saudi intelligence. Muqrin is very, very close to Abdullah. Muqrin seems to be the last son of Ibn Saud; here is a figure of speech. The real problem though starts when Muqrin becomes Crown Prince. Because then the next in line will be picked from the grandsons of Ibn Saud.


Enter the so-called third generation princes - a pretty nasty bunch. Chief among them is none other than Mitab bin Abdullah, 62, the son of the king; cries of nepotism do proceed. Like a warlord, Mitab controls his own posse in the National Guard. Sources told me Riyadh is awash in rumors that Abdullah and Muqrin have made a deal: Abdullah gets Muqrin to become king, and Muqrin makes Mitab crown prince. Once again, this being the House of Saud, the Hollywood mantra applies: no one knows anything.


Abdullah's sons are all over the place; governor of Mecca, deputy governor of Riyadh, deputy foreign minister, president of the Saudi Red Crescent. Same for Salman's sons. But then there's Muhammad bin Nayif, son of the late Crown Prince Nayif, who became Interior Minister in 2012, in charge of ultra-sensitive internal security, as in cracking down on virtually anything. He is the top competitor against Mitab among the third-generation princes.


So forget about family when such juicy loot as an oil hacienda impersonating a whole country is in play. And yet whoever inherits the loot will have to face the abyss, and the same litany of distress; rising unemployment; abysmal inequality; horrendous sectarian divide; jihadism in all its forms - not least the fake Ibrahim Caliphate in , already threatening to march towards Mecca and Medina; the unspeakably medieval Council of Ulemas (the lashing/amputating/beheading-loving bunch); total dependency on oil; unbounded paranoia towards Iran; and a wobbly relationship with His Masters Voice, the US.


When will they call the cavalry?


And it so happens that the real in the Washington-New York axis are debating exactly the erosion of this relationship; as in the House of Saud having no one to talk to but the , from Bush Two minions to Kerry at most on occasion. This analysis contends that any promises made by Kerry over the House of Saud to damage Russia's economy really mean nothing.


Rumbles from territory indicate that the CIA sooner or later might move against the House of Saud. In this case the only way for the House of Saud to secure its survival would be to become friendly with none other than Moscow. This exposes once more the House of Saud's suicidal present course of trying to hurt Russia's economy.


As everyone is inexorably an outsider when faced with the totally opaque House of Saud, there's an analytical current that swears they know what they're doing. Not necessarily. The House of Saud seems to believe that pleasing US neocons will improve their status in Washington. That simply won't happen. The neocons remain obsessed about the House of Saud helping Pakistan to develop its nuclear missiles; some of them - once again, that's open to speculation - might even be deployed inside Saudi Arabia for against that mythical Iranian


Messy? That doesn't even begin to describe it. But one thing is certain; whatever game Riyadh thinks it's playing, they'd better start seriously talking to Moscow. But please, don't send Bandar Bush on another Russian mission.


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Agency will confiscate infant if entire Washington family doesn't get flu shots

Jamie Smith

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Jamie Smith takes a stand as Washington bureaucrats attempt to force unwanted drugs on her children.



Tacoma - A state bureaucracy is threatening a mother with removal of an infant unless her entire family subjects themselves to flu shots.

This is the dilemma that foster parent Jamie Smith is currently facing. The Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is giving the Tacoma family until February to comply with the mandated regimen of influenza vaccines - imposed on every member of the family - or else they will lose their youngest child, a 2-week-old foster infant that was born on Christmas.


Mrs. Smith is a dedicated foster mom, and has fostered seven babies. She currently raises five children, including an adopted 4-year-old daughter.


Her objection to vaccines is based on safety concerns for her family, she revealed in an interview with KOMO News:




"I've done a lot of research on it and I don't like some of the side effects that it has," she said.


Smith says she's worried about mercury in the vaccine and its effects on the brain. She doesn't want her or her five children exposed to that even if it means losing the little one.


"I've thought about that a lot," said Smith. "Unfortunately, I have to think about our kids who are in the house first and to me they're more important, their safety, than trying to fight to keep this little guy."




Among the alarming vaccine ingredients that Mrs. Smith referred to is Thimerosal, a drug stabilizer that contains the compound ethyl mercury, a known neurotoxin. Popular influenza vaccines such as Fluzone®, FluLaval®, and Fluvirin® each contain Thimerosal.

Fluzone®

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Packaging information for Fluzone®.



Flu shots, like the ones listed above, are responsible for a host of neurological disorders and other serious side effects. According to the DOJ's report on the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program - which settles vaccine injury claims since the drug makers were made legally blameless by Congress - over half the compensatory claims handled between 5/16/2013 to 8/15/2013 were for adverse reactions to flu vaccines. The injuries included:


Guillain-Barré Syndrome, myelopathy and radiculopathy; psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis; chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy; skin rash, fatigue, and scarring; brachial neuritis; shoulder injury related to vaccine administration, autoimmune demyelinating condition, bursitis, Bell's palsy and urticaria/angioedema; bilateral brachial neuritis; meningoencephalitis and optic neuritis; transverse myelitis, serum sickness and pain amplification syndrome of childhood/fibromyalgia; acute disseminated encephalomyelitis; rheumatoid arthritis; significant aggravation of an underlying COPD and other pulmonary conditions, and death.




Despite these weighty concerns, Mrs. Smith's informed objection to vaccinating is being cast aside by bureaucratic force. The mandate holds that she, her husband, and each of the other children must be injected with the drug, or else their family will be broken apart and their precious "Christmas baby" will be taken away.

"I'm hoping that we can raise enough of a voice that the state will at least give waivers or do something so the children won't be taken out of their homes," Mrs. Smith told KOMO News. Her family's integrity requires that readers and supporters rally against these invasive medical mandates imposed on families like the Smiths.


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SOTT Exclusive: Breaking news! Reichstag torched, culprit caught! Muslim plot for world domination uncovered!


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Have you heard? The Reichstag has been burned down. Reporting on this breaking news is psychopathic propagandist and anti-Semite, Julius Streicher, writing for Der Stürmer :

A few days ago, Germany was astonished by the news of arson in the Reichstag. Fires were set in more than twenty places in the building. It was almost completely destroyed. The ringleader is the head of the Communist faction in the Reichstag, Representative Torgler.


At the same time the press brought another unsettling report. In the basement of the "Karl Liebknecht Building" [the Communist Party Headquarters]:




secret passages




and hidden tunnels were discovered. Material that encouraged civil war was found. Detailed plans to murder both individuals and groups of Germans citizens were found. The bloody uprising was supposed to begin throughout Germany in the immediate future. There was to be murder and arson in cities and villages.

These news items had a strong effect throughout Germany. The indifferent citizen who had not wanted to see the enormous danger of Bolshevism looked in horror toward Berlin. He too realized now that Germany faced a terrible threat. The burning Reichstag building was the signal that brought every German to his senses.



Streicher continues:

The National Socialists, however, were not surprised. They saw it coming. They had long recognized the danger of Bolshevist world criminality. They had long predicted that what everyone now could see. They had warned the German people about it in a hundred thousand meetings, they had called them to battle against it in thousands of mass meetings. They organized a mass movement of millions against it.


The German people has woken up. It has risen up. It wants to fight against Bolshevist criminality. It demands its destruction, its defeat, its extermination.


But the German people do not know who is




guilty




They do not know the cause of this terrible uprising, this criminal murderous arson. The German people will fight in vain against this plague, against this poison, if they fail to recognize the scoundrels who mix the poison and spread the plague.

It is not difficult to find the true cause of Marxist-Bolshevist world criminality. It is as clear as the light of day, and one need only open one's eyes to know the truth.


The truth is that both parties that want civil war, that hate the fatherland and that recognize only an "Internationale," were founded by




Jews




The Jew Karl Marx, who gave his name to the movement, wrote the program. The Jews LaSalle (Wolfson), Kautsky, Bernstein, Dr. Hilferding, Dr. Moses, Rosa Luxemburg, Liebknecht, Münzenberg and others led and still lead the SPD [Socialist Party] and KPD [Communist Party].

The truth is that the leaders and rabble rousers and fomenters of the November Revolution of 9 November 1918 were a clique of




Jews




Haase, Mühsam, Toller, Eisner, Levien, Neurath, etc., all belonged to the Jewish people.

The truth is that the Marxist movement is in reality a




Jewish movement




The goal of the movement is to make the confused, roused masses into an enormous


army of Jewish slaves




This army would be used and exploited to reach the great goal of Jewry,


Jewish world domination





And on he goes with the usual nonsense. Of course, the Reichstag was destroyed 82 years ago, in February 1933. Streicher, of course, pounced on the news with propagandistic zeal. Here's how one of his writers described his newspaper, Der Stürmer :

The Stürmer today is read throughout the world. There is no nation on earth that has not heard of it. Wherever the sun shines, everywhere, the Stürmer is loved, feared, and hated.


The Stürmer is a paper of the people. Its language is simple. Its sentences clear. Its words have one meaning. Its tone is rough. It has to be! The Stürmer is not a "Sunday paper." The Stürmer battles for the truth. One does not fight with kid gloves. And the truth is not smooth and oily. It is rough and hard.


The Stürmer is not a paper to read for amusement. He who reads it only for news and sensation has not yet understood it. The Stürmer is much more. It is a way of education in National Socialist thinking. It is a guide to the solution of the Jewish Question. A ringing alarm for those who have fallen asleep. Thunder for the hard of hearing. A compelling voice for all humanity. A fearsome accuser of Pan-Jewry.



No doubt Streicher and his ilk fiercely defended their democratic right to "freedom of speech", just as numerous racist, hateful rags do the same today. Well, good for them. But that doesn't change the fact that they're odious, racist psychopaths who get their jollies insulting and demonizing minority groups instead of the maniacs in power.

But that's all old news, right? Even though it has been four score and two years since that incident, recent events in Europe point to the Reichstag having been metaphorically burned again.


Don't see what I'm getting at? Let's update Streicher's vitriol for a modern audience, and leave in the same staccato formatting style Der Stürmer used, giving over whole paragraphs to certain keywords:



A few days ago, France was astonished by the news of terror attacks in Paris. Hostages were taken in numerous places and 17 people were killed. The ringleader is the head of al-Qaeda in Yemen, Anwar al-Awlaki.


The Israeli press has bought unsettling reports in its recent siege of Gaza. In the basements of mosques, schools, hospitals, and private homes:



secret passages



and hidden tunnels were discovered leading into Israel. Material that encouraged jihad was found. Detailed plans to murder both individuals and groups of Israeli citizens were uncovered by IDF personnel. The bloody uprising was supposed to begin throughout Israel in the immediate future. There was to be murder and arson in cities and villages.

These news items had a strong effect throughout France and Europe. The indifferent citizen who had not wanted to see the enormous danger of Islamic terrorism looked in horror toward Paris He too realized now that France faced a terrible threat. The attacks on Charlie Hebdo were the signal that brought every French citizen to his senses.


The Anglo-Zionist establishment, however, were not surprised. They saw it coming:





Twitter image posted by the Israeli embassy in Ireland.



They had long recognized the danger of Islamic world terrorism. They had long predicted that what everyone now could see. They had warned the French people about it in a hundred thousand ways, they had called them to battle against it in thousands of speeches, op-eds, and rallies. They organized a mass movement of millions against it:




Mass rallies in France following the attacks.



The French people has woken up. It has risen up. It wants to fight against Muslim terrorism. It demands its destruction, its defeat, its extermination.


But the French people do know who is



guilty



They know the cause of this terrible uprising, these criminal murderous terrorists. The French people will fight in vain against this plague, against this poison, if they fail to recognize the scoundrels who mix the poison and spread the plague.

Because it is not difficult to find the true cause of global terrorism. It is as clear as the light of day, and one need only open one's eyes to know the truth


The truth is that all terror groups that want chaos and destruction, that hate the countries in which they find themselves and that recognize only Sharia law, are



Muslims



The Muslim Osama bin Laden, who led the global terrorist network al-Qaeda, wrote the program. The Muslims Anwar al-Awlaki, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and others led and still lead al-Qaeda (in Yemen, Iraq, and elsewhere) and Daesh (ISIS/ISIL/IS).

The truth is that the leaders and radicalizers and terrorists of the attacks on September 11, 2001 were a clique of



Muslims



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The truth is that the al-Qaeda movement is in reality a

Muslim movement





The goal of the movement is to make the confused, roused masses into an enormous

army of Muslim slaves



This army would be used and exploited to reach the great goal of Islam,

Muslim world domination




Yep, didn't you hear? That's what Muslims really want: a world caliphate ruled by Sharia law. They want to convert the world, and kill or enslave those who will not submit. And not just in predominantly Muslim countries! The mad rant Fox News has been on since 9/11 - that 'extremist Muslims' living in Europe and elsewhere in the West have already, de facto, created 'no-go zones ruled by Sharia law' as a prelude to taking over in the West too - is gaining increasing traction with Western masses. Just read the news:

The ISIS map of the world: Militants outline chilling five-year plan for global domination as they declare formation of caliphate



ISIS has formally declared the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, in the vast stretches of the Middle East that have fallen under its control, and has outlined a vision to expand into Europe.


The announcement was described as the 'most significant development in international jihadism since 9/11'.


Upon declaring a caliphate, the Sunni militants - whose brutality in attempting to establish control in Iraq and Syria has been branded too extreme even by Al Qaeda - demanded allegiance from Muslims around the world.



Caliphate: Islamic World's 'Dream Come True'

The so-called Islamic State became the first caliphate in nearly 100 years. When al-Bagdadi made his announcement, other Islamist groups, like al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood, condemned it.


Regardless of the internal competition, the caliphate would be a dream come true in the Islamic world.


"This dream holds together some kind of feeling that under the caliphate there is going to be a wonderful Islamic world," professor Moshe Sharon, an expert on Islam, told CBN News. "There's going to be unity of all the Muslims. There's going to be a world power that could not be matched by anything."


Sharon said Jerusalem is the prize and world domination their goal.


"The major aim of the caliphate is to rule the world, and this can be done under the leadership of one caliph whom he himself only can declare a holy war, a jihad," he said.



ISIS Say Only a Matter of Time Before Europe Is Conquered; Plan 'Largest Religious Cleansing Campaign' in History

A spokesman for ISIS has claimed in an interview that it's only a matter of time before the jihadists expand and conquer Europe. He also defended the terror group's practices of mass enslavement and beheadings, and said that it plans to carry out "the largest religious cleansing campaign" in history, which will include the killing of hundreds of millions of people.


"No, we will conquer Europe one day. It is not a question of if we will conquer Europe, just a matter of when that will happen. But it is certain. ... For us, there is no such thing as borders. There are only front lines," the spokesman, identified only as a German ISIS fighter, told journalist Juergen Todenhoefer in an article for CNN.


"Our expansion will be perpetual. ... And the Europeans need to know that when we come, it will not be in a nice way. It will be with our weapons. And those who do not convert to Islam or pay the Islamic tax will be killed."



The Reichstag has been set alight. The arsonist has confessed. He has been executed for his crimes. Now all Europe knows why it must follow the will of its leaders.


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Comet Finlay surprise outburst, visible in binoculars ... again!

Comet Finlay

© Michael Mattiazzo

Comet Finlay’s up to its old shenanigans again. Here we see it in outburst with a bright, compact head and a half-degree-long tail pointing northeast on Friday, January 16th.



Lost sleep at night, fingers tapping on the keyboard by day. Darn comets are keeping me busy! But of course that's a good problem. Comet 15P/Finlay, which had been languishing in the western sky at dusk at magnitude +10, has suddenly come to life ... for a second time.

Two nights ago, Australian comet observer Michael Mattiazzo took a routine picture of Finlay and discovered it at magnitude +8. Today it's a magnitude brighter and now joins Comet Lovejoy as the second binocular comet of 2015. Comet-wise, we've gone from zero to 60 and the new year's fewer than 3 weeks old!


Comet 15P/Finlay
© Chris Marriott’s SkyMap software

Comet 15P/Finlay tonight through Feb. 1. Positions shown for 7 p.m (CST) and stars depicted to magnitude +8. Tonight the comet will be right next to a 6th mag. star in Aquarius. The comet is low in the southwestern sky at nightfall. Larger version here.


Comet Finlay's threw its first tantrum last December when it reached binocular visibility (faintly) shortly before Christmas. Discovered by William Henry Finlay from South Africa on September 26, 1886, the comet circles the Sun every 6.5 years. This time around it reached perihelion on December 27th and spent many nights near the planet Mars low in the western sky. Until the new outburst, the comet had returned to its predicted brightness (~10 magnitude) and departed company with the Red Planet.

It's still low in the west, though not quite so much as in December, in the constellation Aquarius. With an orbit inclined only 6.8° to the ecliptic or plane of the Solar System, you'll find it chugging eastward across the zodiac at the rate of 1° per night. The best time to view the comet is at the end of evening twilight at nightfall when it's highest - 20° to 25° above the southwestern horizon.


Comet Lovejoy
© Bob King

Comet Lovejoy seen in tandem with the beautiful Pleaides star cluster on January 15th. Larger version here.


Right now it's not far from Lambda Aquarii and will soon glide just south of the well-known asterism called the "Circlet" in Pisces. Currently between 7th and 8th magnitude and showing a bright, condensed center, Comet Finlay is easily visible in 10×50 binoculars. Catch it while you can. These outbursts often fade fairly quickly. While we don't know its exact cause, what likely happened is that a new fissure opened up on the comet's surface, exposing fresh ice to sunlight. Rapid vaporization of the new material may be behind the eruption.

While Comet Q2 Lovejoy's been getting all the attention, Finlay's back in the game and making mid-January nights all that more enjoyable for sky gazing. Lovejoy is presently passing near the Pleiades star cluster in Taurus. This coming week will be the last dark one before the Moon starts to spoil the view. I hope you're able to spot both at the next opportunity.


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