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Old 08-08-2014, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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Media hysteria fueled by medical industry greed.

http://www.alternative-doctor.com/ne...34619074988522
Scott-Mumby is selling bleach as a cure-all for just about everything.

His post is garbage, starting with his denial that folks even have ebola, when the majority of cases and deaths have been confirmed in the laboratory.

Bleaching away what ails you « Science-Based Medicine
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Old 08-08-2014, 08:55 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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I have a better idea than concentration camps: how about if all the bum-worshippers stopped being NIMBYS and let the 'hallowed homeless' take over their neighborhoods? Since they aren't potentially dangerous or anything, why not lead by example?

Somehow, I doubt that will happen. There's too much money in the Welfare-Industrial Complex. And an epidemic could always just become another 'new normal'...

Now...back to the topic.

Common sense should tell anybody that a population that:

1. Lives in squalid, unsanitary conditions;

2. Interacts with civilized people to prey on them;

3. Is transient with no effective way of knowing their whereabouts at any given time;

4. Has a contemptuous hatred of humanity---

You have a community highly at risk for pandemics; (not to mention crimes and other problems).
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Old 08-08-2014, 10:34 PM
 
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Common sense should tell anybody that a population that:

1. Lives in squalid, unsanitary conditions;

2. Interacts with civilized people to prey on them;

3. Is transient with no effective way of knowing their whereabouts at any given time;

4. Has a contemptuous hatred of humanity---

You have a community highly at risk for pandemics; (not to mention crimes and other problems).
Where the heck are you pulling #4 from? Never mind...I don't want to know.

Most homeless persons suffer from some form of mental illness. In a society where Reagan didn't close all the asylums, they wouldn't be on the streets. They'd be cared for properly.

You've got some issues yourself.
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Old 08-09-2014, 12:15 AM
 
Location: Seattle
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Let's see: Reagan hasn't been in office since January 1989.

For 25 years nothing has been done? I'd say the political leaders since Reagan are more to blame. How many street bums weren't even adults when he was president? Blaming Reagan is as lame as the 'Most Bums are Vietnam Vets' notion.

As for pulling #4 out of a hat: you've never seen bums engaging in violence or screaming at people?

The public places belong to the public; not to the bums. It's time people took their cities back and stop pretending that the bums have more rights than everybody else or that they aren't potentially dangerous. You said yourself that they belong in asylums, if that's so, they don't belong on the streets.
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Old 08-09-2014, 01:08 AM
 
Location: where you sip the tea of the breasts of the spinsters of Utica
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Media hysteria fueled by medical industry greed.

http://www.alternative-doctor.com/ne...34619074988522
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Vitamin C deficiency (scurvy) is characterized by bleeding from the mouth and intestines. That sounds like Ebola, doesn’t it? But never a hint that anything but the virus is causing the damage. We know that infections of any kind up the body’s thirst for vitamin C. As Frederick Klenner MD found out in the 1930s, you can give a sick patient fighting a fever 100s of grams of vitamin C and it STILL doesn’t spill over into the urine as unnecessary excess (implying the body needs HUGE amounts at times of such duress).

So even a mild viral infection can push a person into “functional scurvy” (a term I just made up). So wouldn’t you expect a really nasty one, like Ebola, could do it? So how many Ebola victims could be saved by pumping them all full of IV vitamin C, 100s of grams a day? Almost all of them, I should think.
Well, I have to admit that I don't think ebola is caused by vitamin c deficiency, or that it can help patients. In fact it might make them worse, since vitamin c has some mild anticoagulant properties. I remember back in the old day that c was reputed to cure the common cold, according to an impressive array of studies gathered by Linus Pauling ....... anyone who has tried it can tell you that it has no discernible effect on colds. Since then I've been dubious about vitamin c as a panacea.

Sure, the epidemic of ebola will be hyped and money will be made ...... but it's a serious and true illness. It's just not something we need to get panicky about here in the US, there are much worse and more contagious diseases coming our way eventually. Don't dive down into the survival bunker just yet.
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:05 AM
 
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Hasn't anybody played the Plague Inc. game? To wipe a country out the disease should be airborne, with no symptoms. That's not ebola. Not even close.
Oh, well, at least we know that Madagascar is safe
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:14 AM
 
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Why are those two being brought back to the United States if there is no treatment for it and their outcome is already known?
So they don't catch a flight to god-knows-where because they can afford it and cause total chaos?
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:19 AM
 
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1918 says hello. The Spanish Flu utterly decimated populations across the globe. Hundreds of millions were infected, tens of millions ended up dying. Unlike the typical flu, it actually seemed to strike the young and healthy the hardest of all.
Welcome to The Great War (AKA "World War I"), with kids in trenches from all over the world who had never been outside their country before shooting at each other.
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:26 AM
 
Location: Near a river
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Sawyer directly spread ebola to "at least four others, which includes cleaners and hospital and health care workers."

4 Newly Reported Ebola Cases In Nigeria Are All Linked To Patrick Sawyer

Meanwhile, the chief ebola doctor has died of the disease, which officials call the worst outbreak (of it) in history.
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Old 08-09-2014, 07:21 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Sawyer directly spread ebola to "at least four others, which includes cleaners and hospital and health care workers."

4 Newly Reported Ebola Cases In Nigeria Are All Linked To Patrick Sawyer

Meanwhile, the chief ebola doctor has died of the disease, which officials call the worst outbreak (of it) in history.
Updated WHO report..Nigeria has 13 cases of ebola (not all confirmed) and 2 deaths.


WHO | Ebola virus disease update - West Africa
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