lucy_chronicles (lucy_chronicles) wrote in bloodmoonherbs,

Swine Flu Scare will be used as precedent for more big gov

Cross posted to the natural living site as well. Rest of the article HERE:
along w/ the original 70's gov promo video encouraging people to take the vaccine - which ultimately paralyzed several hundred people.

“Step back and think for a minute before rushing and panicking” is the message coming from Texas Congressman Ron Paul who has warned that the swine flu scare will once again be used as a precedent for big government intrusion.

“It makes me think back to 1976, the first year I served in the Congress,” Paul has said in a video update. “We had a vote on the swine flu. Back then there was panic, they said it was going to sweep the nation and they rapidly came up with some flu shots and the government was going to inoculate everybody and save the world from this disaster.”

“It turned out that our instincts were correct.” the Congressman, also a medical physician, commented. “Not only did we think that the government should be involved in making medical decisions… but the flu came, the flu went and one person died, except for those individuals that died from getting the flu vaccine.”

Earlier this week we reported on the events of 1976, highlighting the fact that this last significant outbreak of swine flu in the U.S. originated at the army base at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

President Gerald Ford and then Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (a man who has long standing intimate ties with the big pharma companies that have and will reap millions in profits from these scares) instituted a mass nationwide vaccination program. More than 40 million people were vaccinated. However, the program was stopped short after over 500 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a severe paralyzing nerve disease, were reported. Officially 30 people died as a direct result of the vaccinations, though the real figure is generally thought to have been much higher.

At the time Congressman Ron Paul was one of only two representatives to vote down the vaccination program. His comments were recorded in the book Swine Flu Expose, by Eleanora I. McBean, Ph.D., N.D.

Paul described the move as “a shocking misuse of funds …and an evil political maneuver”, “blatant advertising efforts to panic the people into taking Swine Flu shots will fail.” Paul said.

Other - since I'm up late calling Asia job hunting, I listen to George Noory on Coast to Coast AM. Last Night he had all the Swine Flu experts - biologists to alternative media. They succinctly think this is bioengineering to rid us of Hispanic folks and a tactic to divert attention from what's really going on. I'm not a conspiracy theorist but given history repeating itself, will be it is a diversion ploy and will NOT be taking anything other than more vitamins - EVEN when traveling via plane to Asia in 2 1/2 weeks.

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this seems more suited to a personal journal than a public community.
Definitely. It wouldn't bother me much, but it has nothing to do with what the community was created for.
yeah, i'm all for people posting their opinions in their personal journals or relevant communities, but this post clearly has nothing to do with menstruation. :)
S/he's been crossposting it like crazy. I've seen it on natural living, apothecarium, and natural family already.
No one is telling you to pull out the Tamiflu. The stockpile is only going to those who need it -- as in people who have tested out sick and their caregivers. Vitamins are probably the best thing you can do for yourself, because even if nothing happens, you're boosting your health. Getting vaccinated now is pointless because we haven't even developed the right vaccine; the CDC is still working on seed stock of the virus.

Asia's threat is avian flu, not swine, type H5N1. It's apples and oranges: different viruses, similar illness. It's all fruit. That doesn't mean you can feed your dinner guests orange pie and expect it to taste the same. H5N1 is not an effective human-to-human flu; if you stay away from chicken farms, you should be okay.

Trust the doctors on this one, okay? The CDC is not "big government" by any means. The WHO isn't government at all; if you're really paranoid about the Man, try them on for size.
And this has what to do with herbs or my uterus?
Quit spamming every board with this crap.
I know this is an old discussion, but I just have to mention that Ron Paul doesn't believe that medically necessary abortion exists -- and he's an obstetrician. I tend to take his opinions, medical and otherwise, with a grain of salt.