Closed Minded Debunkers

It’s evident that most members of western society have an automatic aversion to anything that resembles an alternative approach to healing. Invested in a traditional medical system, many immediately reject any idea that includes words like ‘hologram’ and ‘aura.’

This closed-mindedness about unconventional approaches to science was blatantly demonstrated following the release of the 2004 film What the #$*! Do We Know!?. Combining a documentary style with a narrative story line, What the #$*! explores the physical universe and human life through theories of quantum physics, among other approaches.

While many reviewers championed the film, the scathing, negative reviews showed an unhealthy level of scepticism that often resorted to outright name-calling. Lou Lumenick of the New York Post gave the film zero out of four stars and dismissed it as “two hours of New Age hooey,” while the Washington Post’s Michael O’Sullivan wrote that “it feels like a cross between a PBS special hosted by a series of low-rent Deepak Chopras and an infomercial for self-help audio tapes.”

Adam maintains that this hysterical intolerance is typical of a society that fears the unknown; western culture often clings steadfastly to the status quo while refusing to even entertain the idea that alternative approaches could provide valuable insight into common problems.

“Some people just can’t go there,” he said with a sardonic chuckle.

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Organized medicine can’t buy everyone

When Luis and Angie Vasquez came home from the hospital with their third child Stephanie Kate Vasquez on April 15, 1998, a day after she was born, they were elated. She was a beautiful, healthy girl weighing in at seven pounds, two ounces. They did everything the doctor told them to do. Stephanie was given the recommended hepatitis B vaccine, the vitamin K shot and had erythromycin applied to her tender newborn eyes prior to being discharged from the hospital. Despite this, Stephanie took well to breastfeeding and was well bonded with her mom, dad, brother and sister.

At her six-week check up, Stephanie had not gained as much weight as the average baby according to the formula-based chart doctors’ use in determining normal weight gain. She was prescribed Enfamil formula and Angie was told to give Stephanie Enfamil every other feeding.

At eight weeks of age, on June 16, 1998, Stephanie went into the pediatrician’s office for her series of “immunizations.” She was administered Tetrammune, a new diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and haemophilus influenza (Hib) combo vaccine by Lederle; oral polio vaccine and a second hepatitis B vaccine. Stephanie became sick with flu-like symptoms including an abnormally high temperature, fussiness and excessive sleepiness seven days after the shots. Angie nursed and comforted her newborn daughter as any good mom would, giving her baby Tylenol as prescribed, but nothing would sooth her.

On June 24, 1998, Angie got up in the morning to check on Stephanie who had been particularly fussy the previous evening. Angie noticed that she was cold and clammy. She immediately picked her daughter up and noticed that she was not breathing. She screamed, “she’s dead!” and ran down the hall to call 911. Then she proceeded to administer CPR until the police and ambulance got there. Angie rode with the officer to the police station with Stephanie while Luis stayed with the other two children. When they arrived the officer stood by Angie’s side while she asked what was wrong with her daughter and if she was okay. The nurse from the hospital turned to her and coldly said, “Your baby is dead.”

Reality set in and Angie began to scream and cry uncontrollably. The police began to question both Angie and Luis since the cause of death had not yet been determined. After all, this is not necessarily a normal reaction and could have been a sign of hysteria or mental instability or even “shaken baby syndrome.”

When the medical personnel and county demanded that a thorough autopsy be performed, Angie protested, not wanting her baby to be cut apart like someone would dissect an animal. Since she had no legal say in the matter, she insisted on having a complete and thorough analysis as to the cause of death and demanded a full copy of the autopsy report.

The pathologist determined that the cause of death was interstitial pneumonia so Angie thought this is what the death certificate stated. A month later as Angie was putting away Stephanie’s things, she came across Stephanie’s death certificate and it stated haemophilus influenza type B as the cause of death. So Angie decided to go to the library and look these two diseases up in a medical dictionary. When she discovered that interstitial pneumonia is Hib disease, she decided to review Stephanie’s shot records. Then she saw that Stephanie was vaccinated against Hib so she wondered how in the world Stephanie could have possibly died of a disease she had been “immunized” against. Angie called numerous medical professionals for answers and got nowhere. Finally one nurse told her it is rare for a child to contract the disease from the vaccine but she had heard of this happening before.

Angie’s mind was reeling. How can this be? The vaccine is supposed to prevent this disease! When she tried to get a corroborating opinion, the other medical professionals denied the possibility of an association, saying that she must have contracted it from her siblings, despite the fact that the rest of the family had not been sick prior to or during the time that Stephanie Kate was sick.

After searching the internet, she found out about the National Vaccine Information Center and the existence of the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). She decided to report Stephanie’s death to VAERS since her doctor refused to do so. She found out that the lot number of Tetrammune administered to Stephanie had been reported to VAERS 34 times and was listed as causing one other death.

Since 1998 it has been pulled from the market and it is now recommended that Hib and DPT shots be administered at different times to maximize “effectiveness.” To add insult to injury, another death certificate was created that lists SIDS as being the cause of Stephanie’s death.

Angie decided that she needed to hire an attorney and file her case with the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).

She contacted the National Vaccine Information Center and asked if they knew of an attorney in her area that was familiar with the VICP. They immediately gave her Curtis Webb’s number, an attorney in Twin Falls, Idaho, who has represented numerous parents in similar cases. Since Angie lives in Burley, Idaho, 45 miles from Twin Falls, she was thankful to get the recommendation and immediately called his office. This happened two months after Stephanie’s death and Angie was doggedly determined to avenge her daughter’s wrongful death through the VCIP. She had a vision of using the money to educate other parents regarding the real dangers of vaccines and the fact that the risks DO outweigh any imagined benefits.

Curtis Webb answered the phone, heard the first part of her story and then asked where she lived. As soon as he found out her location and address, he told her to stay put since he would be right over. True to his word, he was there in 20 minutes. Curtis Webb turned out to be a Godsend and went right to work getting every detailed medical record and autopsy report he could get his hands on. The claim was filed and pediatrician Dr. Edward Yazbak agreed to be their expert witness after Angie searched the internet in desperation looking for one. At the end of September 2001, Curtis Webb finally got a complete autopsy report and it just happened to be an additional six pages more than the one Angie received three years earlier. The autopsy report came just days before Angie and Curtis flew to Massachusetts for the VICP hearing.

The hearing was held in a ritzy hotel and was called a “Masters Court.” Master French, a woman, presided as the judge. Robert Daum, the inventor of Tetrammune, was the VICP and Dept. of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) expert witness. Mr. Menowski was the attorney for HHS. When the 34 cases reported to VAERS regarding Tetrammune was brought to Daum’s attention, he passed it off as a coincidence. When the judge addressed Daum point blank with the question of “What kind of reactions do occur with Tetrammune?” he repeatedly told the judge that there are no known adverse reactions. She finally said, “Don’t you tell me there are no known reactions. This is what I do for a living and I see case after case of adverse reactions from these vaccines.”

Finally the judge took both attorneys aside and told Menowski that he needs to settle this now since he does not want this case to set a precedent. One issue they were squabbling over is the type of haemophilus influenza Stephanie had contracted. There are apparently many different strains and despite Angie’s pleas to make sure the autopsy was thorough, the pathologist did not list the specific type of haemophilus influenza on the report. She was told that if the pathologist had listed the specific strain and it coincided with the strain in Tetrammune, then she would be entitled to a larger settlement.

After the hearing, Curtis Webb did not hear from Menowski, and so he finally scheduled another hearing for December 12. The day before Webb was scheduled to fly out for the second hearing, Menowski called with an offer to settle. Curtis told Angie they might want a gag order as part of the settlement agreement. She is not interested since she plans on using whatever amount of money she gets to further her ability to educate other parents on the dangers of vaccines. This is to her credit since we know of two other women in this state who signed gag orders in order to get the maximum amount offered by the VICP.

Although Angie waited three years for her day in court, she has not been sitting idle on this issue. She has been a force for the local public health district and the area doctors to contend with. She spends all her spare time educating other parents by writing letters to the editor, being interviewed on local radio stations, and going to their local health department and school functions passing out anti-vaccination literature. She wants parents to know they have a choice. After all, the laws in the state of Idaho protect parent’s rights to abstain from medical experimentation for themselves and their children. To find out more about vaccines and your right to legal exemptions in Idaho, visit Angie’s website.

Vaccine Deaths

Vaccine-induced infant deaths used to be attributed to a mysterious ailment called “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome”. When children are killed by vaccines these days, it is trendy to accuse parents of shaking their baby to death. For those parents who are too insistent and the death of their babies are too obviously related to vaccination, there is the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. This program uses tax dollars to compensate parents for damage and death caused by vaccines; this program is often used to buy parents off and shut them up. It did not work when a vaccine killed Stephanie Kate Vasquez. by Ingri Cassel

Polevoy Against the Ropes Again

ServePath.com ABUSE
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ABUSE BY TIM BOLEN ON SERVEPATH.COMThe following is a copy of an e-mail that I received today from Tim Bolen. He claims that I have filed a false complaint against him with ServePath.com (see yesterday’s fax). He said that the purpose of my complaint was to interfere with his “business relationship” with ServePath.com. He asked me, no make that ordered me, “to withdraw my complaint, apologize to the entity in writing, and provide a copy of that writing to me which I will post on the internet”. He is obviously incorrect on all accounts. The complaint made yesterday is based on his serious violation of ServePath.com’s UAP and TOS. His personal accusations are made with malice, and clear intent to defame me and destroy me personally. It is not the first time he has used ServePath.com to do this. I have a long list of false statements made by Mr. Bolen about me over the last few years.I am enclosing his communications via e-mail that he sent directly to me. You may want to note that he also forwarded this e-mail to Trueman Tuck, who lives in
Belleville, Ontario. Mr. Tuck runs a number of web sites and he has also conspired with others to destroy my reputation as well. Trueman Tuck posts many of Bolen’s postings on one of his web site dedicated to me.
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Mr. Polevoy:

It has come to my attention that you have filed a false complaint against me with a business entity with which I have an interest.  It is apparent that that complaint was for, and is for, the express purpose of interfering in that business relationship.

You have 72 hours to correct this situation or face the consequences. You are to withdraw the complaint, apologize to the entity in writing, and provide a copy of that writing to me which I will post on the internet.

But that solution alone will not suffice.

On, December 31st, 2004, and other dates, you, with clear malice, communicated to one Trueman Tuck, a major leader in the Canadian Health Freedom Movement, statements designed to damage my sterling reputation in the North American Health Freedom Movement, and my ability to network with the Canadian Health Freedom organization.  Mr. Tuck has forwarded those communications to me.

In one of those communications you clearly BRAG “I have been accused of murdering my wife, molesting patients, stalking radio personalities and other people…”

Mr. Polevoy, your statement is quite clear. I’m relying on what you said about yourself, and have communicated your statement to my readers.  You wouldn’t lie, now would you?

You, in your communications to Mr. Tuck, and other places, including your wild-eyed website – http://www.healthwatcher.com, have acted in a malicious manner regarding me, and my business. 

You have gone out of your way to hold me, and mine, in a bad light.  You have forced me to defend myself, and mitigate your malicious attack.  I will do so now, with vigor.  As you well know, my readership for my popular “Millions of Health Freedom Fighters – Newsletter” alone, is well over 200,000 now.  It is my duty, and obligation to mankind, to expose your activities.

I have begun.  You have my attention.

Tim Bolen

Quackpots

Hi Vakker … thanks for your comments.
You can see that Polevoy and Barett’s team is tyring to rewrite
history … I just won’t allow it. I see it in the breast implant
world too … their PR flacks are fully active on every level …

Best from Ilena Rosenthal

(PS: I had to start writing my full name because Barrett’s Team was
filling Usenet with their garbage about me, using  their Google
Bombing strategies and I needed to counter their nonsense.)

www.BreastImplantAwareness.org/

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Peter Moran … you, like the typical strategy of you Healthfrauds …
are attempting to change history and rewrite it …I will not let this
go unresponded to, although I am quite busy at the moment.

You waste my time with your nonsenical and Barrett laden false facts
you post here.

I’m going to tell you about another of Terry “Vera Teasdale” Polevoy’s
targets … since you have come to the inaccurate and wrong conclusion
that my losing plaintiffs were somehow my poor victims.

Remember, Christopher Grell PERSONALLY sued me for libeling him … I
had NEVER mentioned his name.

Here is someone who has been under attack by Polevoy for years …
check his wacko site if you doubt me …

A beautiful 20 year old man who goes by the name of Adam Dreamhealer.

www.Dreamhealer.com

Your Polevoy has been throughout the internet and Canada hunting this
young man down … YOUR Terry Polevoy even “begged for donations” (to
use their term) to find out where this young man lived and EXPOSE this
on national Canadian television … the parents had to hire attorneys
to protect themselves from Polevoy

www.BreastImplantAwareness.org/Polevoy.htm

It is despicable Polevoy’s maniacal behavior … attempting to hunt
down and discredit and smearing him at every turn.

I may well go to hear him in Los Angeles next week  myself .. what a
wise man beyond his years.

Adam is so young and beautiful … Polevoy has NO NEED TO KNOW OF HIS
PHYSICAL WHEREABOUTS yet he is obsessed.

Did Young Adam ever post  attack Polevoy or even know of his existence
before Poelvoy began his addictive obsession to hurt Adam???

Read the history and you’ll find your beloved Terry Polevoy is a
frightening out of control maniac … who goes on crusades against
various targets on his websites and on the Healthfraud List and
whatever media he can get to pay any attention to him … and
threatens lawsuit after lawsuit after lawsuit to anyone who dares
discuss his tactics. And yes, these are my opinions, based on being
one of his many targets for nearly 6 years now.

Adam, too, has  been a target of Polevoy’s for years now … not vice
versa as you imply.

THIS IS THE BEHAVIOR of your beloved Polevoy  …

I heard young Adam speak today on the Radio… how well spoken and
connected with humankind he is. What a contrast to the hatefilled,
crazed letters Polevoy shoots off to anyone who writes about Adam
favorably.

Adam and his family must protect themselves against the intrusions of
Terry Polevoy.

Ms McPhee was definitely terrorized by Polevoy … he still watches
her every move and posts and has his demented shills like Willa
Nanaweedkiller Nidiffer attack her too …

Peter Moran … you know nothing of the tactics of the quackbuster
regime only because you are blind to it. God knows what else has a
“doctor” you have been  blind to and how much your patients suffered
because of your blindness and biases.

Your buddy Mark Probert’s discredited history as a disbarred NY former
lawyer would never have come to light probably, had he not made up
wild stories and donned disguises of women, and called and threatened
me at my home/office. He intruded in my life … not vice versa as he
falsely claims on Usenet.

www.BreastImplantAwareness.org/PropagandistProbert.html

This team was integrated into the SBI Private Club which hunted me
down in San Diego and Costa Rica …

www.BreastImplantAwareness.org/SBIPrivateClub.htm