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Orrex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-12-08 09:30 PM
Response to Reply #43
54. Thimerosal is no longer in pediatric vaccines, so the underlying claim is moot
However, I sincerely applaud your rational stance and your demand for more evidence--I wish that more Progressives shared that sentiment.
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  -Families will make case for vaccine link to autism UpInArms  May-11-08 09:36 PM   #0 
  - Oh good grief  proud2Blib   May-11-08 09:38 PM   #1 
  - KILL IT WITH SCIENCE  sudopod   May-11-08 10:18 PM   #3 
  - Well Science doesn't appear to be working lol  proud2Blib   May-11-08 10:25 PM   #6 
  - O LAWL XD nt  sudopod   May-11-08 10:29 PM   #8 
  - Flouride is a POISON and should only be used in dentist visit  tctctctc   May-14-08 02:24 PM   #76 
     - And for god's sake, don't ingest sodium or chlorine!!!!!!!!111!!!!!  Orrex   May-14-08 10:49 PM   #86 
  - Did the sales of pure grain alcohol and rain barrels go way up?  Tesha   May-12-08 08:05 AM   #24 
     - Ice cream, Mandrake...Children's ice cream  Blue_Tires   May-15-08 01:32 PM   #90 
  - You wouldn't post that kind of disgusting response if it was your kid.  TheGoldenRule   May-13-08 02:21 AM   #61 
     - That's known as "argument from emotionalism," and it's a fallacy  Orrex   May-13-08 09:46 PM   #65 
        - No it's total bullshit from BOTH of you. nt  TheGoldenRule   May-14-08 02:15 AM   #68 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-14-08 08:30 AM   #74 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   May-15-08 02:42 AM   #89 
  - Autistic Kids More Likely to Have Parents With Mental Illness:  Freddie Stubbs   May-11-08 09:40 PM   #2 
  - Amish do not get vaccines and they have rare cases of autism I guess  rainy   May-11-08 10:18 PM   #4 
  - The Amish don't use condoms either.  sudopod   May-11-08 10:21 PM   #5 
  - How is it that some normal kids become not normal right after their vaccinations?s  rainy   May-11-08 10:31 PM   #9 
     - How is it that numerous scientific studies show no  sudopod   May-11-08 10:35 PM   #10 
     - Has Kennedy's work been debunked and why did they take thimerosal out if there was no problem?  rainy   May-11-08 10:42 PM   #11 
     - So well-intentioned looneys wouldn't put people off of taking life-saving vaccines. LOL. nt  sudopod   May-11-08 10:44 PM   #12 
        - It was the thimerosal not the vaccine itself. Plus some studies show  rainy   May-11-08 10:46 PM   #13 
           - LOL, science  sudopod   May-11-08 10:51 PM   #14 
           - In the UK, thimerasol hasn't been used in most vaccines for a long time, if ever  LeftishBrit   May-12-08 07:49 AM   #22 
              - The UK has plenty of other causes of mercury poisoning  gorbal   May-12-08 10:04 AM   #31 
     - What is this?  Duncan   May-12-08 07:44 AM   #19 
        - Not everything is a conspiracy. /nt  Robb   May-12-08 07:48 AM   #21 
        - You don't think that some of the anti-vaccine people are also making a profit?  LeftishBrit   May-12-08 07:56 AM   #23 
        - Please feel free  sudopod   May-12-08 12:23 PM   #40 
           - Sorry - not intending to speak for you - it's just that this isn't the first time that pro-vaccine  LeftishBrit   May-12-08 04:32 PM   #44 
              - This thread spurred me to go out and  sudopod   May-12-08 04:41 PM   #45 
        - FINALLY! Someone who gets it!!  FitzmasAgain   May-12-08 05:05 PM   #48 
        - Yay for another ignorant person!  turtlensue   May-14-08 02:34 PM   #79 
           - If it makes you feel better to lash out at others  FitzmasAgain   May-14-08 04:10 PM   #82 
              - Be careful in your accusations--she's not lashing out because they have a different opinion  Orrex   May-14-08 10:52 PM   #87 
        - Tell me who owns the World Health Organization and the UN  turtlensue   May-14-08 02:36 PM   #80 
     - That's the difference between anecdotal and clinical evidence.  electron_blue   May-12-08 10:39 AM   #34 
     - Side effects  turtlensue   May-14-08 02:33 PM   #78 
     - Just so you know, what has been reported ALL OVER THE WORLD  FitzmasAgain   May-14-08 04:14 PM   #83 
        - Citation, please  Orrex   May-14-08 08:07 PM   #84 
        - Please give your source for this  LeftishBrit   May-16-08 02:09 AM   #92 
     - How is it that some kids become not normal as soon as they start school/get their adult teeth/get to  Thor_MN   May-14-08 08:31 PM   #85 
  - Well by the same token,  Feron   May-12-08 10:40 PM   #59 
  - They're a closed gene pool, less diagnosis of autism but  dropkickpa   May-13-08 09:12 AM   #62 
  - Raising kids with Autism  Texano78704   May-12-08 10:20 PM   #58 
  - I wonder just how many times this "link" will have to be clinically disproven  Occam Bandage   May-11-08 10:26 PM   #7 
  - A quasi-infinite number of times.  Tesha   May-12-08 08:11 AM   #25 
  - Haven't enough Japanese children died to disprove this nonsense? n/t  IanDB1   May-11-08 10:52 PM   #15 
  - Obviously not n/t  proud2Blib   May-11-08 11:47 PM   #16 
  - And in the meantime, the British governemnt's about had enough:  depakid   May-12-08 02:49 AM   #17 
  - The web spreads knowledge and quackery.  Duncan   May-12-08 09:43 AM   #27 
  - there is no link between autism and vaccines.  xchrom   May-12-08 07:05 AM   #18 
  - We're their vaccines preserved with thimerosal?  goddess40   May-12-08 07:48 AM   #20 
     - Amazing - three grammatical errors in one post  TrogL   May-12-08 10:00 AM   #29 
     - Wow are you a nice person  goddess40   May-12-08 10:26 AM   #33 
     - They also lash out when they feel strongly about something  Orrex   May-12-08 11:54 AM   #38 
     - and it hasn't been disproven either  goddess40   May-12-08 04:11 PM   #43 
     - Thimerosal is no longer in pediatric vaccines, so the underlying claim is moot  Orrex   May-12-08 09:30 PM   #54 
     - Horse shit. (Or are you joking?)  Duncan   May-12-08 08:36 PM   #49 
        - Until a causal link is demonstrated, we can say that it is not causally linked  Orrex   May-12-08 09:29 PM   #53 
     - There's no way you're being serious  sudopod   May-12-08 04:44 PM   #47 
     - Amazing, The post criticizes and yet congtains an error itself!  Duncan   May-12-08 11:50 AM   #35 
        - Not sure what happened there  TrogL   May-15-08 10:26 PM   #91 
     - No link shown between Thimerosal and autism, either  Orrex   May-12-08 11:52 AM   #36 
        - Please tell me what that source is. nt.  Duncan   May-12-08 08:39 PM   #51 
           - Andrew Wakefield  Orrex   May-12-08 09:40 PM   #57 
  - AHHH....YES..... I LOVE A GOOD....STUDY.....  happygoluckytoyou   May-12-08 08:53 AM   #26 
  - My theory  gorbal   May-12-08 09:51 AM   #28 
  - Correlation is not causation  TrogL   May-12-08 10:01 AM   #30 
  - That isn't true  gorbal   May-12-08 10:10 AM   #32 
  - No; autism cannot be diagnosed before the second year of life...  LeftishBrit   May-13-08 01:24 AM   #60 
  - Ummm.  Duncan   May-12-08 11:53 AM   #37 
     - the only vaccine that starts on day one  nodehopper   May-12-08 02:02 PM   #42 
  - I thought the gov't finally admitted there was a link  DumpDavisHogg   May-12-08 12:11 PM   #39 
  - They cannot put thimerosol in kids' vaccines anymore  proud2Blib   May-12-08 01:31 PM   #41 
  - Thimerosol laden vaccines are STILL on the shelves.  TheGoldenRule   May-13-08 05:20 PM   #63 
     - Are you out of your mind?  Orrex   May-13-08 09:44 PM   #64 
        - Are you out of your fucking mind?!  TheGoldenRule   May-14-08 02:10 AM   #67 
           - I know many doctors and teachers who do NOT think there is an autism epidemic  LeftishBrit   May-14-08 02:24 AM   #69 
           - It's obvious that you're in love with me  Orrex   May-14-08 08:15 AM   #72 
           - Wow you are stupid  turtlensue   May-14-08 02:43 PM   #81 
           - You are and your buddy are BOTH experts?! ROFLMAO!  TheGoldenRule   May-15-08 02:38 AM   #88 
              - So instead of name-calling, make your case  TrogL   May-16-08 12:12 PM   #94 
           - I'm diagnosed on the autistic spectrum and I don't do any of those things  TrogL   May-16-08 12:00 PM   #93 
  - No.  igil   May-12-08 04:42 PM   #46 
  - An excellent, excellent response  Orrex   May-12-08 09:35 PM   #56 
  - Some details on what the Government did here:  happyslug   May-14-08 06:22 AM   #70 
  - Why Would Taking Vaccines Make Kids Not Believe In God? /nt  jberryhill   May-12-08 08:39 PM   #50 
  - to wit:  Duncan   May-12-08 08:50 PM   #52 
     - Fortunately, no one is making that first claim, and the second one is a question of mythology  Orrex   May-12-08 09:33 PM   #55 
        - Has anyone considered a different cause  eilen   May-14-08 07:00 AM   #71 
           - That's a worthy suggestion  Orrex   May-14-08 08:19 AM   #73 
              - Perhaps there is a genetic component  eilen   May-14-08 10:56 AM   #75 
  - They keep saying they will make the case.  antfarm   May-13-08 10:25 PM   #66 
  - And they will lose again. As they have lost just about every time t  turtlensue   May-14-08 02:30 PM   #77 

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