Skip to comments.Travolta's drug rant at killings
Posted on 06/23/2007 5:01:28 PM PDT by neverdem
JOHN Travolta blames school shootings sprees on mind-altering prescription drugs rather than poor gun control.
The Pulp Fiction star claimed: If you analyse most of the school shootings, its not gun control.
It is psychotropic drugs at the bottom of it.
Yet the most recent US school atrocity involved Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui, who was NOT on medication when he gunned down 32 people two months ago.
Travolta, 53, added: I dont want to create controversy. Ive an opinion.
Travolta follows the Scientology religion like actor Tom Cruise, who faced a backlash in 2005 when he criticised anti-depressant drugs.
Wow, that’s a link that will depress you just reading it. I was given Zoloft, and almost quit smoking entirely. I lost my insurance and could not afford the 107.00 per month to purchase out of pocket, so I weaned myself off. No nasty side affects.
Got insurance through the county. Was prescribed Paxil. Ended up flushing that crap down the toilet, because I had bad thoughts over my health problems. Yes, those kinds of bad thoughts. Luckily I’m 47, not 12. They put my son on Celexa when he was in his early teens. He carved his arms up with a razor blade. I threw it out.
I think all you can do is monitor your medication, or that of your loved ones to make sure that it isn’t doing more harm than good.
Thanks for the Michael Moore Video. It was very informative.
Check the link in comment# 1. At first, I thought it was baloney too. Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors, SSRIs, the drugs that a great many of the shooters in the school shootings were taking, are associated with serotonin syndrome, in which patients can become manic and violent among other symptoms, and serotonin withdrawal/discontinuation syndrome. The FDA said the drugs had to have black box warnings on them last year because later examination found an increase in suicidal ideation when the drugs have been started or the dose increased. The patients need closer monitoring in either of those situations for about 6 weeks.
Well, he’s not entirely wrong here.
They are passing Ritalin out like friggin candy to schoolkids. A bunch of us would’ve been targeted for drugs because we were quiet, or independent, etc. etc. - if Ritalin would have been around then.
Of course the shooters are personally responsible. But I also believe that being on those drugs may affect their perception and emotions and make things seem so much worse than they think they are.
Case in point: my 50 year old uncle is been getting a weekly shot for about 1/2 a year now to deal with hepatitis c from a tattoo shop he went to. A known side effect of this medicine is big time depression. They have to be watched really closely by other family members because this drug makes people so depressed they can go suicidal.
So it is not surprising that some of these many, many drugs they pump into kids distorts how they feel about things and make things seem hopeless even though they really are not.
Come out of the closet John.....
Thanks for the link.
I took my X to court to prevent her from allowing leftist social workers to put my child on the “Z”. Three years later she is doing well (better than the “mother”)...
I don’t believe Travolta’s gay. He and his wife has been married for a long time now. His wife is very pretty and is an actress herself.
He is spot on.
The last 2 shooters may not have been on drugs - but the vast majority have - drugs like Prozac - that have long been known to be dangerous, particularly for young people. - and has known side effects like suicide. rage, delusions and violence.
I've been following it for years. John T. is hardly the first one to make the connection.
There has been a plethora of information and warnings from physicians etc - but the drug companies have deep pockets and dominate the field of lobbyists in DC -
Just think of all the prescription drugs in the past few years that have finally been recalled after killing thousands of people. Why were they ever allowed in the first place - MONEY and INFLUENCE. If you think the FDA is looking out for you - you are naive to the max Do some research. I am amazed at how many folk just jump the gun rather than first take advantage of the greatest access to information mankind has ever known - the Internet. GOOGLE is your friend.
Scientology, in my estimation, is evil - than doens't mean that any thing said by a Scientologist is therefore automatically not to be believed.
That was a really bizarre movie. I don`t know how old you are, but to this day I can remember that flick clear as day watching it on TV with my parents where Travolta gets jealous because his friends were smoking pot and he couldn`t. They literally showed smoking pot as being cool, and this was a family movie! My father was New York city cop at the time and his only comment was “Can you believe this crap?” LOL!
I couldnt bare to watch grease when it came out, it was a waste of film. The reason we have shootings as we do isnt because of a lack of “so called” gun control in which over a million people every year stop crimes because they posses a gun which the liberal media so conveinantly leaves out, Nor is it because of anti depressant drugs. ITS because of people like John Travolta and his hollywood buddies and the rest of the immorality gang. Our morals have greatly declined and continues to do so year after year! and what are the overwhelming parraelled results the same mimicking imorality. Society preaches abortion what do we have people putting the newly born children in garbage cans at school dances, hollywood preaches sexual activity outside of marriage, what are the results? women who get played by some guy who calls her his one and only ( in which I can prove to any women who giives into a guy who brings the sexual outside of marriage that he is a liar and a cheater, gauranteed!)but anyways—— Results!-— women in poverty, women who get abused, of course cheating in which cheating is not just the physicaletc... women who wind up single moms, STDs, STIs, abortions, greater likely drug addictions, depression, 28 studies that overwhelmingly show a link to abortion and breast cancer, which the media also leaves out, etc...etc... If hollywood realy wants to get to the root of problems they could start by looking in the mirror. Hollywood is a joke profession anyways inwhich countless people fall for and think is a reality in life. TIME TO WAKEUP FOLKS!!!
Scientologists have some things right, but mostly for entirely the wrong reasons.
Scientology is against phsychotropic drugs because their own brand of brain washing is not effective to those on it. Scientologists prefer to use mental problems as an excuse to recruit and program new members.
Scientologists hate psychiatrists for the same reason, their insanity does not bear inspection. L. Ron Hubbard was a bona fide lunatic - any shrink could see it in 5 minutes. So I’m sure the anti-psychiatric hysteria was mostly self-serving for Hubbard at first.
LOL! Check this out, just out of curiousity I looked up that movie on Google, and looked what showed up...The ENTIRE movie! My God, these copyright attorneys must be going nuts nowdays..
Check out the scene where Travolta sits in a circle with his friends on a football field in his bubble boy suit while he watches them smoke pot. “You`re not cool Todd, you can`t smoke pot!”
Good for you! These drugs can have terrible side effects. Glad to hear that your daughter is doing better :)
That’s the irony of it - she was (still is) depressed because her mother is insane, but she is dealing with it. Her mother wanted to medicate her in order to conceal the dysfunctional state of their “home-life”...
Oh, that's a good one! I told my "health care provider" that I quit taking the Paxil, and he didn't even ask why.
“””””28 studies that overwhelmingly show a link to abortion and breast cancer”””
I would very much appreciate your source(s) on this claim.
I don’t suppose there is any way you could get custody?
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