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Toxic genie in a bottle: Glyphosate is lurking on your dinner plate

As we sit down to eat dinner, do we ever think of what's in our food besides vitamins, minerals, enzymes, protein, roughage and calories? Very few of us, I'd imagine, are aware of the fact that more than we know, not only lurks in most of the food chain, but also in us who eat food. It's almost as if some 'beastie' from the great dark foreboding beyond contaminated just about everything we eat resulting from 'altruistic' corporate interests disguised as supposedly saving humankind from starvation by increasing crop output. That 'beastie' is genetically modified 'phood'.

The supposed magic 'elixir' in genetically modified food agriculture is a Class 2A carcinogen [1], glyphosate. That 'genie in the bottle' is marketed under various trade names, but more commonly known as Monsanto's Roundup, including crop seeds called "Roundup-Ready."
Roundup Ready Crops (RR Crops) are genetically engineered crops that have had their DNA altered to allow them to withstand the herbicide glyphosate (the active ingredient of Monsanto's herbicide Roundup). [2]

Comment: Why we should be concerned about the amount of glyphosate in our food supply:
Gut-Wrenching: New studies reveal the insidious effects of Glyphosate"

Contrary to the current widely-held misconception that glyphosate is relatively harmless to humans, the available evidence shows that glyphosate may rather be the most important factor in the development of multiple chronic diseases and conditions that have become prevalent in Westernized societies."
Glyphosate toxicity: An interview with genetic engineer Thierry Vrain

A large number of published scientific studies — mostly done outside the United States — show that as little as 1 ppm of glyphosate will kill almost all bacteria — particularly beneficial bacteria — in the gut of animals; that endocrine disruption starts at 0.5 ppm; and that even just a few ppm can cause oxidative stress, chronic inflammation, DNA damage, and many other disruptions in mammalian organ cells and tissues.

Recent scientific studies clearly show that glyphosate doesn't degrade easily in soil or in humans and animals. A German study suggests that glyphosate accumulates in all organs (liver, kidneys, intestines, heart, lungs, bones, and so on) of animals and people eating food products made from Roundup Ready crops.



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SPIDER letter highlights Center for Disease Control corruption

Last month, The Hill published a letter sent by "more than a dozen" senior Center for Disease Control (CDC) scientists charging the agency with nursing an atmosphere of pervasive research fraud.

The group, which claimed to represent scientists across the CDC's diverse branches, calls itself SPIDER (Scientists Preserving Integrity, Diligence and Ethics in Research). The letter to CDC Chief of Staff, Carmen Villar, expressed alarm "about the current state of ethics at our agency." The scientists complained that "our mission is being influenced and shaped by outside parties and rogue interests" and "circumvented by some of our leaders."

The scientists told Villar that, "questionable and unethical practices, occurring at all levels and in all of our respective units, threaten to undermine our credibility and reputation as a trusted leader in public health." The letter charged that staff level scientists "are intimidated and pressed to do things they know are not right," and that, "Senior management officials at CDC are clearly aware and even condone these behaviors."

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Gardasil exposed: HPV vaccine is being tested on infants it has killed & permanently injured thousands

Although Gardasil is considered one of the most dangerous vaccines on the market, trials for Gardasil are being conducted on infants. Merck & Co is trying to sell infants Gardasil.

This video deeply examines Gardasil, and includes testimony from experts and victims.


Comment: More horrifying facts about the HPV vaccine

At the very First Annual Global HPV Vaccine Symposium at AutismOne in Chicago this past week, some very shocking facts were discussed in regards to this extremely dangerous vaccine.

I don't think it's possible to read this list and not feel anger at what is being done to our population under the pretense of prevention.
  1. In 2010 the FDA allowed a presentation by those injured by HPV Vaccines... they have still not responded.
  2. Since the introduction of HPV Vaccines, VAERS reports of autoimmune conditions have increased more than 1000%, infertility reports increased 790%, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) reports increased 270%, blindness and deafness reports increased 188%.
  3. HPV Vaccines account for 25% of all VAERS reports.
  4. It costs the U.S. $30,000,000 per year in HPV vaccines to eliminate less than 3 deaths per 100,000 women from cervical cancer... which would have been caught by pap smears anyway. AND this is despite the fact that HPV vaccines do not prevent CIN1/2 lesions from progressing to CIN3.
  5. Merck has always promised there is no HPV viral DNA in HPV vaccines, which is an outright lie. In 2012, Dr. Lee found that 100% of all HPV Vaccines contain HPV Viral DNA, and this was confirmed by French scientists in 2014. Injecting HPV Viral DNA causes HPV infection.
  6. In 2015 it was discovered by an Australian scientist that Merck's HPV Vaccine "saline placebo" was not saline. It was Polysorbate 80... which causes ovarian failure, infertility, autoimmunity and nut allergies. This is important because that means when comparing the vaccine (containing Polysorbate 80) to the placebo, they could confidently say there were no differences or changes. (Polysorbate 80 is an ingredient in numerous vaccines.)
  7. In 2015 Dr. Lee officially recommended no physical activity or sports for at least 2 months after receiving Gardasil because of the very high chance of cardiac arrest.



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Sugar and the corruption of science: Deadly at any dose

© Deadly sugar
It is estimated that the average American consumes 94 grams of sugar daily. [1] This amounts to nearly 2 billion pounds of sugar each month in the form of candies, cakes, breads, cookies and other sweet treats. Our national sugar addiction rages on despite the fact that sugar is widely known as a major culprit in our country's epidemic levels of disease. A recent report from Credit Suisse's Research Institute revealed that approximately "30% - 40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar."[2] The figures suggest that our high consumption of sugar runs us an incredible $1 trillion in healthcare costs each year. The Credit Suisse report highlighted several health conditions including coronary heart diseases, type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which numerous studies have linked to excessive sugar intake.[3]

Though it takes little effort to discover the abundance of scientific research demonstrating sugar's deadly effects on health, most Americans prefer to ignore the reality of this toxic dietary staple. Let's take a closer look at a few of the latest studies available to them if they chose to look:
The prestigious scientific journal Human Reproduction published a study last year showing that girls who consumed higher amounts of sugar sweetened beverages began menstruating earlier than their peers. Early menstruation among girls is known to increase the risk of breast cancer later on in life. The study is notable because other than sugary drink consumption no other variable that was measured, including body mass index or total food intake, correlated to earlier menstruation. [4]

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Emergency services in Melbourne, Australia declare 'major disaster' after mass 'unprecedented thunderstorm asthma' event


Ambulance Victoria was flooded with calls after a storm hit Melbourne shortly before 6pm.
A massive thunderstorm has caused an outbreak of asthma so severe emergency services in Melbourne ran out of ambulances to help those in need.

The enormous storm, which hit the Victorian capital at around 6pm on Monday, is believed to have led to a large scale occurrence of 'thunderstorm asthma' - where pollen and irritants swept into the air by the storm affect asthma sufferers.

In what was described as a 'major disaster', Triple Zero was so swamped by calls that Ambulance Victoria ran out of ambulances to help people.

It forced police officers and GPs to swing into action and help asthma sufferers across the city, The Age reports.

The head of Victoria's health services said he'd never seen an incident like it in more than 40 years as a paramedic.

'Every ambulance and ambulance manager was recalled,' Paul Holman said.

'It was an unprecedented night.

Comment: According to the health website, Mercola, it has also been suggested that storms' electrical charge makes tiny pollen and mold particles stickier, increasing the likelihood that they will cause trouble in the lungs once inhaled. As written in Current Allergy and Asthma Reports:
"The weather system of a mature thunderstorm likely entrains grass pollen into the cloud base, where pollen rupture would be enhanced, then transports the respirable-sized fragments of pollen debris to ground level where outflows distribute them ahead of the rain.

The conditions occurring at the onset of a thunderstorm might expose susceptible people to a rapid increase in concentrations of pollen allergens in the air that can readily deposit in the lower airways and initiate asthmatic reactions."



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Mysterious polio-like illness plaguing children stumps CDC

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As of September 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 89 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), also often referred to as Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), a neurological disease whose symptoms resemble those of poliovirus and non-polio enteroviruses, but for which no cause or treatment is known.

The CDC recorded its first case of AFM in August of 2014. Through December 2014, there were 120 people confirmed with AFM onset in 34 states. In 2015, 15 people across 16 states presented with AFM. New statistics show a surge in 2016, with 89 people across 33 states confirmed to have AFM through September.

Admittedly, the CDC is in the early stages of gathering information about AFM and is monitoring disease activity, investigating cases, risk factors and causes of the mystery illness. Based on AFM's statistics, most patients are children with an average age of seven years whose symptoms mirror those of polio and non-polio enteroviruses, adenoviruses and West Nile virus. The 2014 identification of AFM coincided with a national outbreak of severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), although the CDC said detection of the EV-D68 pathogen was not clear and consistent among all the AFM specimens.1

"It is biologically plausible that EV-D68 could have caused the cases of AFM in 2014, as other enteroviruses have been demonstrated to cause AFM. Also, EV-D68 has been previously identified in clinical specimens from a few patients with AFM. In those cases, however, it is not clear whether the presence of EV-D68 was a coincidence or whether it was the cause of the AFM," the CDC stated.2

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Why the blood-brain barrier is critical and how to maintain it

You all know about intestinal permeability, or "leaky gut." The job of the gut lining is to be selectively permeable, allowing helpful things passage into the body and preventing harmful things from getting in. Nutrients get through, toxins and pathogens do not. Leaky gut describes the failure of this vetting process. But what about "leaky brain"?

A similarly dynamic barrier lies between the brain and the rest of the body: the blood-brain barrier. Since the brain is the seat of all the conscious machinations and subconscious processes that comprise human existence, anything attempting entry receives severe scrutiny. We want to admit glucose, amino acids, fat-soluble nutrients, and ketones. We want to reject toxins, pathogens, and errant immune cells. Think of the blood-brain barrier like the cordon of guards keeping the drunken rabble from spilling over into the VIP room in a nightclub.

The blood-brain barrier (or BBB) can get leaky, just like the gut lining. This is bad.

Syringe

MMR vaccine: One size does not fit all

How many readers—parents, in particular—know that there are several vaccines that should not be given (injected) together at the same time under any circumstances? Yes, that's a fact! Those vaccines are the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) and the Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccines.

And yet, there's Merck's MMRV—Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella!

One of the comments made to one of my blogs by "Somitcw" stated,
It has been known for decades that having measles and chickenpox virus infections at the same time doubles the rate of measles caused febrile seizures. That means even more brain damage.

It doesn't matter if the viruses have been insidiously attenuated to not show symptoms or not. Comparing MMR and MMRV outcome proves that it is still true.
Here's the unfortunate vaccine damage story of Jason, in Alabama, who received the MMR and Varicella vaccines as the same time when four-and-a-half years old.

Syringe

Vaccinations: An analysis of the health risks

A major controversy is brewing in the United States as people question whether the vaccines we give to children are safe and effective. In this three-part series, we explore the vaccine controversy to help separate the myths from the facts. We have conducted an extensive review of the scientific literature to examine the safety and efficacy of vaccines and the health effects of these often-mandated medical procedures.

Does the process of vaccination represent good science? What is the proof that the numerous vaccines given to infants are safe? Do the manufacturers and physicians who provide them support conjecture or sound scientific practice? Our society rarely looks at the safety and efficacy of the products of medical manufacturers that have enormous power to influence the decisions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).1-8 Although the public rarely hears of the tragedies and side effects associated with vaccines, we do hear that vaccines promise to prevent a new condition (such as cervical cancer and genital warts9).

The reality is that we are inundating the developing baby's body with a growing list of vaccines,10 often overwhelming the immune system with resultant negative effects. A full picture of the effects of immunization has not emerged due to a deep-seated under-reporting of the adverse events associated with vaccinations.11-13

Comment: The Vaccine Dilemma: Unsafe at any dose
The CDC and advocates for mandatory vaccination consistently repeat a dangerous mantra that finds no warranted basis in medical science. This monolithic industry, now a massive network of private and government institutions, state senates, and supported by a compliant media, want us to believe that science has finally settled the debate over vaccine safety and efficacy. All the data is in, so we are told, and no further research and discussion is necessary because vaccines have been officially ruled to pose no neurological and immunological risk to infants, children, pregnant mothers, adults and the elderly. This official policy is founded upon flawed premises and a primitive understanding about the complexities of the human body and its multifaceted immunological system.

This argument's fallacy is actually quite simple. Valid science is never settled. The myth of "settled science," which is especially endemic to the biological and medical sciences that rely on private financial interests, is sheer propaganda. Valid science, on the other hand, constantly seeks new discoveries to acquire further knowledge and greater understanding. The pursuit to fully comprehend the complexity of our biological, immunological and physiological systems, therefore, is in perpetual infinite regress. Today's justifications for medical intervention, whether by drugs or vaccines, eventually become tomorrow's barbarities as science further penetrates the hidden functions and operations of the human organism. Hence valid medical research should elicit new questions and not settle upon incomplete facts that are then proselytized as universal truths.

A medical science that refuses to ask new questions and settles upon disputed beliefs to sustain an industry's financial portfolio is Scientism, a quasi-faith-based creed now institutionalized to promulgate repressive laws. These laws then advance Scientism's authority. Unfortunately, today this accurately represents the sad state of vaccine research and vaccination policy. Modern vaccine science, and conventional medicine in general, has morphed into a new fascism, a rigid doctrine that has sacrificed the foundations of scientific integrity on the altar of institutional greed, privilege and profit.



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31 confirmed mumps cases reported at University of Missouri

© MATTHEW HOLST AP
A tray of samples marked with an “M” for mumps
The University of Missouri is hoping the looming Thanksgiving break could provide relief from a mumps outbreak that has grown to 31 confirmed and 27 probable cases on the Columbia campus.

The numbers reported Wednesday for the outbreak were almost double the 17 cases that had been confirmed last week. But the good news is that students will begin heading home for a weeklong holiday break after classes end Friday.

"We are hoping that that really alleviates the numbers we are seeing from this particular outbreak," Mary Jo Banken, a spokeswoman for the university, said Thursday. "We are all crossing our fingers on it for sure."

Comment: Vaccine failure: Vaccinated people are spreading the mumps
Even ineffective vaccines allow vaccine makers to make a mint. One of the most obvious vaccine failures is the mumps vaccine (part of the measles, mumps, rubella, aka MMR).

Again and again, outbreaks among vaccinated populations occur, yet rarely is the truth of the situation addressed, namely the fact that the vaccine is ineffective and doesn't work as advertised.

In 2010, two virologists filed a federal lawsuit against Merck, their former employer, alleging the vaccine maker engaged in improper testing and data falsification to artificially inflate the efficacy rating of their mumps vaccine.
The Myth of Vaccine-Generated Herd Immunity

Vaccine promoters typically stress the importance of compliance with the federally recommended vaccine schedule in order to create and maintain vaccine-induced "herd immunity." This may require multiple doses of certain vaccines, the MMR included, because no vaccine is 100 percent effective.

However, they never quite seem to be able to explain why the majority of outbreaks occur in areas that are thought to HAVE herd immunity status, i.e. where the majority of people are fully vaccinated and "should" therefore not be able to be infected or transmit infection.

The problem stems from a mix-up of terms. While there is such a thing as natural herd immunity, vaccine-induced herd immunity is a total misnomer. Vaccine makers simply assumed that vaccines will work in the same way as natural immunity, but the science clearly shows that this is not the case.