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22. Yes, thimerosal was removed from vaccines... for the wrong reasons
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  -What's up with RFK, Jr getting passed over? pilsner  Feb-04-09 12:37 AM   #0 
  - Obama is what he always was -- a Reagan admirer.  JDPriestly   Feb-04-09 12:40 AM   #1 
  - Oh please. He's done quite a few progressive things since being president  WI_DEM   Feb-04-09 11:04 AM   #23 
  - Ahhh, but he didn't add Cindy Sheehan and Cynthia McKinney to his cabinet  Taverner   Feb-04-09 12:58 PM   #50 
     - Or even Dennis Kucinich, for that matter  KamaAina   Feb-04-09 03:28 PM   #100 
  - Ahh so he failed the political test  Taverner   Feb-04-09 12:56 PM   #48 
  - K&R I know, I am not pleased either  Carolina   Feb-04-09 12:41 AM   #2 
  - He's said he has no interest in the Senate or other appointments.  ConsAreLiars   Feb-04-09 12:45 AM   #3 
  - Noblese oblige  pilsner   Feb-04-09 01:07 AM   #13 
  - He is already serving in the best way he can.  ConsAreLiars   Feb-04-09 01:42 AM   #16 
  - He also said he has too many kids for so little pay.  L. Coyote   Feb-04-09 01:48 AM   #17 
  - maybe he paid his taxes  Skittles   Feb-04-09 12:45 AM   #4 
  - he must be squeeky clean  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:49 AM   #6 
     - That doesn't mean he wants all his finances to be public. n/t  pnwmom   Feb-04-09 01:34 AM   #14 
     - He has a long ago heroin conviction - not exactly squeaky clean, though that was far in the past  karynnj   Feb-04-09 11:07 AM   #26 
     - He was busted once for heroin. I think that's why he hasn't run for office.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Feb-04-09 12:09 PM   #30 
  - Blaming vaccines for autism put him in the kook corner (nt)  question everything   Feb-04-09 12:49 AM   #5 
  - RFK was proven right about vaccines and autism  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:57 AM   #9 
  - thanks for that.  garybeck   Feb-04-09 01:02 AM   #10 
  - Yes, thimerosal was removed from vaccines... for the wrong reasons  question everything   Feb-04-09 11:03 AM   #22 
  - there is nothing wrong with thimerosol  TZ   Feb-04-09 11:06 AM   #25 
  - No, he bloody well wasn't  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 01:53 AM   #18 
  - Thanks for the facts.  emilyg   Feb-04-09 02:01 AM   #20 
  - Thanks for setting the record straight  question everything   Feb-04-09 11:02 AM   #21 
  - Exactly.  LeftishBrit   Feb-04-09 01:04 PM   #52 
  - The link is to mercury, not to vaccines, as you well know,  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 01:44 PM   #63 
  - There is no link to mercury.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 01:59 PM   #71 
     - Wrong. See below. And below. And below.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:16 PM   #79 
  - "The child's claim ... that mercury-containing vaccines were the cause of her autism"  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 01:58 PM   #70 
     - .....  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 02:02 PM   #72 
        - Right,up is down, gotcha.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:13 PM   #78 
  - You don't understand the science  TZ   Feb-04-09 11:05 AM   #24 
  - So you trust the Bush era scientists? nt  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:00 PM   #28 
     - The majority of studies on whether there was in fact a connection between vaccines and autism...  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 12:06 PM   #29 
     - You're right I'm not an expert on this issue  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:21 PM   #35 
        - Children get early vaccinations in Europe too.  LeftishBrit   Feb-04-09 01:01 PM   #51 
           - Thanks for the info  pilsner   Feb-04-09 01:10 PM   #53 
              - No he wasn't  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 01:13 PM   #55 
     - even though the administrators may change  Bill McBlueState   Feb-04-09 12:42 PM   #42 
     - Yeah, but remember Phil Cooney  pilsner   Feb-04-09 01:12 PM   #54 
     - 'Bush era'? - much research on autism and on vaccines has been done outside the USA  LeftishBrit   Feb-04-09 12:53 PM   #46 
  - Yes he was, but that won't stop the ahem, advocates  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 01:32 PM   #58 
  - Yep...  catnhatnh   Feb-04-09 01:57 AM   #19 
     - ignoring sound science and not even knowing the facts  TZ   Feb-04-09 11:07 AM   #27 
        - The fact is the HHS had conceded that "mercury-containing vaccines" cause autism.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:18 PM   #81 
  - Could it be he has a criminal record....  QueenOfCalifornia   Feb-04-09 12:50 AM   #7 
  - yep 25 years is not long enough to change your wicked ways  democracy1st   Feb-04-09 01:07 AM   #12 
  - I'm giving it one more week before I rip off the bumper sticker.  EmeraldCityGrl   Feb-04-09 12:51 AM   #8 
  - he's a true progressive ! I'm telling you this crap is getting bad  democracy1st   Feb-04-09 01:03 AM   #11 
  - How do we know that he wasn't the one to turn a job down? n/t  pnwmom   Feb-04-09 01:35 AM   #15 
  - Why wasn't I considered too?  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 12:11 PM   #31 
  - For the same reason Jenny McCarthy isn't Surgeon General.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 12:12 PM   #32 
  - Back up your assertions about RFK, Jr.  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:15 PM   #33 
     - He's been wrong about the link between vaccines and autism for one thing  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 12:21 PM   #34 
     - Do you believe that vaccines cause autism?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 12:25 PM   #36 
        - I'm no expert but explain this  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:32 PM   #37 
           - It's already been explained to you above.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 12:34 PM   #38 
           - Did you even READ my first response to that?  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 12:36 PM   #39 
              - I don't have 20 minutes to read a freaking science journal  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:39 PM   #40 
                 - Alright, if you have no time to acquaint yourself with a subject, you have NO business discussing it  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 12:41 PM   #41 
                    - ok, most ominipotent bohdisattva  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:48 PM   #43 
                       - Would you like your babies getting measles?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 12:51 PM   #44 
                       - I do care for my kids, omnipotent one  pilsner   Feb-04-09 12:57 PM   #49 
                          - And kids are dying from measles...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 01:19 PM   #56 
                             - Claim: "mercury-containing vaccines were the cause of her autism." SUSTAINED.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:09 PM   # 
                                - Debunked.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 02:19 PM   #82 
                                   - Only in your dreams. n/t  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:24 PM   #84 
                                      - Do you get your kids vaccinated, btw?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 02:25 PM   #85 
                                         - The subject is RFK Jr, whose claims have been proven correct by the US HHS  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:27 PM   #86 
                                            - Actually, no.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 02:29 PM   #88 
                                               - You were funnier when you were trying to be. n/t  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:30 PM   #90 
                                                  - You're funny when you're trying to be serious.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 03:14 PM   #97 
                       - Babies aren't getting thimerasol any more anyway. Not for a long time..  LeftishBrit   Feb-04-09 12:51 PM   #45 
                       - You're reading from ignorant bullshit.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 12:54 PM   #47 
                          - Say you are right and RFK was wrong (about vaccines)  pilsner   Feb-04-09 01:20 PM   #57 
                          - No, Kennedy was right all along about vaccines. It's the mercury used to preserve them,  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 01:34 PM   #59 
                             - There was never thimerosal in the MMR vaccine.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 01:56 PM   #67 
                                - Claim: "mercury-containing vaccines were the cause of her autism." SUSTAINED.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:06 PM   #75 
                                   - She's not autistic!  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 02:09 PM   #76 
                                      - Wrong. Neurological diagnosis: "autistic spectrum disorder, following normal development."  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:12 PM   #77 
                                         - Regressive encepalopathy triggered by adverse reaction to vaccine...  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 02:38 PM   #92 
                                            - Um, the Justice Department LOST, but keep trying. n/t  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:50 PM   #93 
                                               - Once again, since you seem to be amazingly fucking stupid:  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 02:56 PM   #94 
                                                  - See above. "The government's concession  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 03:10 PM   #95 
                                                  - Nobody's arguing that the government lost.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 03:13 PM   #96 
                                                  - I'm sorry, but an article by a well-known antivaccine crank is not a credible source of anything.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 03:14 PM   #98 
                                                  - LOL. Here, you need one:  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 03:18 PM   #99 
                          - Toxic sludge is GOOD for you!  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 01:36 PM   #60 
  - RFK Jr. was also a former cocaine addict. That alone would disqualify him.  Selatius   Feb-04-09 01:38 PM   #61 
  - Good God---he's changed his life for 20 some years  pilsner   Feb-04-09 01:41 PM   #62 
  - All true, but again, they play "gotcha!" in politics. You saw what they did with Bill Clinton.  Selatius   Feb-04-09 01:50 PM   #64 
  - Uh, the Repubs look to run David Vitter again n/t  pilsner   Feb-04-09 01:54 PM   #65 
     - Yeah, that's because they have double-standards. nt  Selatius   Feb-04-09 01:55 PM   #66 
  - RFK Jr was busted for HEROIN possession, not coke. NT  NYCGirl   Feb-04-09 02:17 PM   #80 
  - There is no proof that he ever used cocaine  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-04-09 01:58 PM   #69 
  - How do you know he wasn't offered a position and declined?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-04-09 01:56 PM   #68 
  - once again, noblese oblige  pilsner   Feb-04-09 02:04 PM   #73 
  - Was he living by it when he was a heroin addict?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-05-09 07:50 AM   #102 
  - Exactly!  Ganja Ninja   Feb-04-09 02:04 PM   #74 
  - HHS Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation (DVIC): "mercury-containing vaccines" cause autism.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:23 PM   #83 
     - "features consistent with autism spectrum disorder."  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 02:28 PM   #87 
     - I'm embarrassed for you.  bottomtheweaver   Feb-04-09 02:29 PM   #89 
        - I'm not the one making a fool of myself.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-04-09 02:32 PM   #91 
     - Just a quick note....  WriteDown   Feb-04-09 03:38 PM   #101 

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