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I can explain how it came about. When one adheres to an unsubstantiated
theory that vaccines are causing all sorts of harm, it becomes easy to see
"evidence" for it everywhere--even when that evidence does not actually
exist.

MB

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 5:07 AM, Jim West <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thanks Michael for the criticism.  That was a major mess-up.  I won't
> bother
> explaining how that came about!
>
> -Jim
>
> ====
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 09:47:43 -0800, Michael H Goldhaber
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >Michael B. is not only correct in this case, but the article states the
> complete
> opposite of Jim's headline. UK children have died from influenza, the
> article
> strongly implies, but the national health services, perhaps having low
> supplies
> of vaccine, or under new government mandates mandates to cut costs, have
> countermanded  a local decision to provide the vaccines. The cutback is
> what
> has worried parents.
> >
> >It is somewhat outrageous, Jim, that you don't even take the trouble to
> read
> articles you post on this subject.
> >
> >Best,
> >Michael
> >
> >On Jan 19, 2011, at 8:22 AM, Michael Balter wrote:
> >
> >> There is nothing in this article that indicates the kids died from the
> vaccines. Read it again and stop reading things into it.
> >>
> >> MB
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Jim West <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >> Dead kids from vaccines. The article fails to address the fate of those
> that
> survive vaccines. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/swine-
> flu/8261939/Doctors-ordered-to-stop- giving-flu-jabs-to-children.html
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >> Adjunct Professor of Journalism,
> >> New York University
> >>
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> poor have no food, they call me a Communist." -- H�lder Pessoa C�mara
> >
> >
>



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"When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor
have no food, they call me a Communist." -- Hélder Pessoa Câmara