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  • The World’s Most Reviled Genius (buck politically correct "science", have your career ruined)

    10/09/2009 1:36:22 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 27 replies · 2,380+ views
    Newsweek ^ | October 9, 2009 | Jeneen Interlandi
    Can the scientist who denied the cause of AIDS be trusted to cure cancer? --snip-- ...In the past three decades, Duesberg has been described as a genius, a martyr, and a genocidal lunatic—often by the same person, usually amid the fierce debates and international headlines that come with major scientific breakthroughs. In 1971, at the age of 33, he became the first scientist to identify a cancer-causing gene—a biological holy grail that secured his place among an elite group of the country's top researchers. Tenure at Berkeley and a coveted spot in the National Academy of Sciences followed. So did...
  • Is the world overreacting to swine flu?

    05/04/2009 10:13:09 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 19 replies · 885+ views
    Ventura County Star ^ | May 3, 2009 | Jay Ambrose
    Is the world overreacting to swine flu? The Indiana health commissioner says don’t shake hands with anyone. Vice President Joe Biden said try to avoid subways or planes, (although he backpedaled later). And people are buying up protective face masks left and right. Maybe a pandemic is in fact on its way — some reputable experts think as much. But maybe the much-cited example of the millions-killing Spanish flu of 1918 is less a guide to our immediate health future than the swine flu scare of 1976. Gerald Ford was president that year. He got caught up in the panic,...
  • Rewarding (to some) A-H1N1 flu hysteria grips globe

    05/04/2009 8:52:09 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 12 replies · 659+ views
    Science Guardian ^ | May 1, 2009
    Rewarding (to some) A-H1N1 flu hysteria grips globe Fauci fans the flames, the WHO uses the bellows, but so far, normal flu Hundreds of schools closed, ships redirected, pigs slaughtered, VP Biden suggests avoiding the subway President and even Forbes magazine say hold on, where’s the pandemic plague? Communication from Cervantes: A history of false alarms, or, the Fauci Follies (For the above stories and much, much more, click the excerpt link below...)
  • Global AIDS crisis overblown? Some dare to say so

    12/10/2008 11:48:40 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 9 replies · 534+ views
    Associated Press ^ | November 30, 2008 | MARIA CHENG
    Global AIDS crisis overblown? Some dare to say so By MARIA CHENG – Nov 30, 2008 LONDON (AP) — As World AIDS Day is marked on Monday, some experts are growing more outspoken in complaining that AIDS is eating up funding at the expense of more pressing health needs. They argue that the world has entered a post-AIDS era in which the disease's spread has largely been curbed in much of the world, Africa excepted...
  • AIDS: are we being deceived?

    09/25/2008 6:27:24 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 23 replies · 1,123+ views
    NRC Handelsblad ^ | September 19, 2008 | Christian Fiala, MD, PhD
    AIDS: are we being deceived? 15 September 2008 We are still being told that Africa suffers a devastating AIDS epidemic. The gigantic numbers of infections yield gigantic amounts of public funds for research and thus researchers. What scientific judgement can we expect from experts who stand for a broad-based conviction that guarantees their income? By Christian Fiala, MD, PhD It took two decades, but finally we are being told the truth: most of what AIDS experts and the media have led us to believe is wrong. A bitter deception, but better now than never. First, UNAIDS admitted last December that...
  • Adding Insult to Injury: Africa, AIDS, and Victim-Blaminng (Chuck Colson stands up to AIDS lobby)

    09/08/2008 5:49:29 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 51 replies · 547+ views
    Breakpoint ^ | September 5, 2008 | Chuck Colson
    Adding Insult to Injury: Africa, AIDS, and Victim-Blaming By Chuck Colson 9/5/2008 Approximately 30 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are thought to be infected with the HIV virus. Unlike the West, from the start, HIV/AIDS in Africa has ravaged the non-drug-using heterosexual population. Let me put it this way: People whose Western counterparts are not at risk for HIV/AIDS have been the epidemic’s principal victims in Africa. Why? This has prompted many people to blame the victims in ways that played on the worst racial stereotypes and prejudices: Researchers and experts argued that “Africans were simply incapable of being anything...
  • The authorities have lied, and I am not glad (AIDS insiders expose the AIDS scam)

    09/07/2008 8:41:08 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 61 replies · 588+ views
    Spiked Online ^ | August 29, 2008 | Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
    Friday 29 August 2008 Friday 29 August 2008 The authorities have lied, and I am not glad Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, author of 1987’s The Truth About the AIDS Panic, says it is a shame that AIDS insiders did not expose the myths and opportunism of the AIDS industry earlier. But still, better late than never.Dr Michael Fitzpatrick There is a widely accepted view that Britain was saved from an explosive epidemic of heterosexual AIDS in the late 1980s by a bold campaign initiated by gay activists and radical doctors and subsequently endorsed by the government and the mass media. According...
  • UN Cuts AIDS Estimates, Will Global Warming Projections Follow? (connecting the dots)

    08/24/2008 12:17:24 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 5 replies · 166+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | November 20, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    UN Cuts AIDS Estimates, Will Global Warming Projections Follow? As NewsBusters readers are aware, one of the positions of those not buying into the manmade global warming hysteria is that the United Nations -- whose Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a large part of the alarmism -- is an organization that has seen more than its share of malfeasance and corruption. The recent scandal surrounding the U.N.'s Oil-for-Food program is one example, with problems that eventually plagued UNICEF another. Now, it has been revealed that the U.N. has been exaggerating the AIDS epidemic for many years. As reported [1]...
  • The sad demise of ‘On Line Opinion’ (Global Warming/AIDS alarmists bruise easy)

    08/19/2008 9:03:54 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 30 replies · 199+ views
    On Line Opinion ^ | July 2, 2008 | Clive Hamilton
    In an email exchange with the editors of On Line Opinion, I have explained why I will not be contributing any further pieces to the site because it has been “captured” by climate change denialists. At the request of Graham Young I am putting my arguments into this last piece for On Line Opinion. At least, it will be my last unless and until the journal returns to the objectives it was set up to pursue. ... There I also explain why I do not presume to engage in arguments about climate science because I do not have the expertise...
  • Aids 'denialism' gathers strange bedfellows(lumps together AIDS, Global Warming, Evolution skeptics)

    08/18/2008 8:22:06 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 23 replies · 133+ views
    Vancouver Sun ^ | June 17, 2006 | Peter McKnight
    ...AIDS denialism is a much more immediate problem than skepticism about evolution or global warming. While it might appeal to those with political motives, or to the fashionable and foolish, AIDS denialism must be countered, vocally and vociferously, because it threatens to deny a generation of children a fair shot at life.

    08/14/2008 8:12:42 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 136 replies · 316+ views
    Consumercide ^ | August 10, 2008 | Anthony Brink
    Like an infant upstart religion with imperial designs, the HIV-AIDS paradigm calls for a vigorous rebellion against long-established models of understanding. Woe betide any conservative scientists reluctant to become conversos to the rude new creed, who point out that the new theory is absurd on its face, that the link between AIDS and sex is no stronger than its link with sleeping... ... The AIDS phenomenon at root is a vast pumping aggregation of interests with enormous political and economic power. Doctors and scientists who challenge its sacred tenets risk attracting the wrath of the revolution’s red guards. They won’t...
  • Faith community gains respect in AIDS policymaking, say observers (THE QUESTION IS WHY NOW?)

    08/12/2008 2:40:10 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 2 replies · 55+ views
    CNS ^ | August 11, 2008 | Paul Jeffrey
    AIDS-POLICY Aug-11-2008 (1,030 words) xxxi Faith community gains respect in AIDS policymaking, say observers By Paul Jeffrey Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- Faith-based organizations, which for years have been relegated to the margins of discussions on AIDS policy and planning, are finally beginning to gain recognition, said participants in the XVII International AIDS Conference, which concluded Aug. 8 in Mexico City. "This isn't perceived as a friendly place to be a religious leader, but increasingly the faith community is being respected and taken seriously," said Linda Hartke, coordinator of the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, a group that includes several...

    08/12/2008 8:59:23 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 42 replies · 86+ views
    New York Post ^ | July 3, 2008 | Michael Fumento
    A MYTH THAT KILLS: AIDS INDUSTRY FEEDS ON FEAR July 3, 2008 -- THE Senate is near to pass ing a massive $50 billion Emergency Plan for HIV/ AIDS Relief - a bill whose priorities are based on myth, just like virtually all anti-AIDS efforts worldwide. The world's top AIDS bureaucrat recently admitted the truth: "It is very unlikely that there will be a heterosexual epidemic" outside Africa, Kevin de Cock, director of the World Health Organization, told London's Independent newspaper. His bosses at the United Nations issued an official denial - but couldn't truly challenge his science. The effort...
  • AIDS apathy worries activists at world conference (alarmists worried we're not alarmed)

    08/10/2008 8:57:29 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 41 replies · 427+ views
    AFP ^ | August 7, 2008
    AIDS apathy worries activists at world conference MEXICO CITY (AFP) — Dozens of US AIDS activists demonstrated at a world AIDS conference here Wednesday calling on White House candidates to commit to HIV prevention, as experts warned of emerging US public indifference towards the disease. "This complacency cuts across all the main sectors of society and will be one of the main challenges we will have moving forward," said Kevin Fenton, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
  • The major problem in fighting AIDS: money (who would have guessed?!?!)

    08/08/2008 3:26:14 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 11 replies · 118+ views
    RNW ^ | August 8, 2008 | Pieternel Gruppen
    The major problem in fighting AIDS: money By Pieternel Gruppen 08-08-2008 According to international agreements, all AIDS patients are supposed to have access to the medicine they need by 2010. But even the biggest optimists at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico don't believe that this target will be achieved. The thousands of scientists, activists and politicians who met to discuss AIDS-related issues at the conference over the past few days are also worried about the cost of supplying medicine. With a few million new infections each year, it is easy to see how the expense can spiral out of...
  • SCIENCE HERO: DR. ALEXANDER LANGMUIR (why is MICHAEL FUMENTO celebrating this eugenisist scumbag?)

    07/31/2008 11:10:30 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 37 replies · 179+ views
    My Hero ^ | Michael Fumento
    It's part of American folk lore: The man who saves the day and rides off into the sunset without anybody knowing his name. Sometimes he doesn't even leave a silver bullet. Dr. Alexander Langmuir, the father of infectious disease epidemiology, was such a man. "He had an absolutely profound impact on saving lives," said Alan Summer, Dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and a former student of Langmuir's. "If one wants to include important roles he played, the people he trained and what they've gone on to do, a figure in the millions (of...
  • The Good News According to Barack (and Rick Warren)

    07/30/2008 1:54:03 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 14 replies · 55+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | July 29, 2008 | David N. Bass's
    Obama is getting a complete pass on social issues, and it just might make the difference between a win or a loss for him, as it is clear the "Obamedia" will mention nothing about Obama's extreme left-liberalism on such issues. It was really disturbing to read in the article that Rev Rick Warren is setting up this forum in a way designed to maximize the confusion about where Obama stands on social issues by emphasizing instead: "poverty, HIV/AIDS, climate, and human rights." My reaction: What a disappointing list of topics that will do little or nothing to tell us who...
  • Activist Calls for Better Nutrition, Food Security in Treating HIV/AIDS (Duh!)

    07/30/2008 12:45:43 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 12 replies · 135+ views
    VOA News ^ | July 30, 2008 | Cole Mallard
    AIDS experts say treating HIV/AIDS effectively requires more than medications such as anti-retroviral drugs; it requires good nutrition, food security and sustainable livelihoods. This is one of the topics to be discussed at the 17th International AIDS conference in Mexico City. Stephen Lewis, the former UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, is now co-director of AIDS Free World, an international organization that promotes timely, effective global responses in the fight against HIV/AIDS. From Toronto, Canada, he told Voice of America reporter Cole Mallard that without good nutrition it’s not possible for a person with HIV to handle the effects...
  • Obama, McCain should help fight black AIDS

    07/29/2008 6:34:11 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 28 replies · 191+ views
    CNN ^ | July 29, 2008 | Roland S. Martin
    By Roland S. Martin CNN Contributor July 29, 2008 I initially wanted to write about Sen. John McCain's double-talk on the issue of affirmative action. Based on his various statements, I'm not sure where in the heck he stands. Another potential topic was the silliness over getting a new press release each day about Sen. Barack Obama canceling a visit to troops in Germany. Another potential topic was the vice presidential picks of each candidate. But after logging onto Tuesday and seeing the bold headline: "1 out of 2 with HIV in U.S. is black, report says," nothing else...
  • Bush Applauds Passage Of Landmark AIDS Bill

    07/29/2008 4:49:40 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 45 replies · 186+ views
    AHN ^ | July 28, 2008 | Kris Alingod
    Kris Alingod - AHN News Writer Washington, D.C. (AHN) - Speaking during his weekly radio address on Saturday, President George W. Bush thanked lawmakers for passing a landmark AIDs bill and reiterated his administration's broader goal of fighting extremism around the world by combating hunger and disease. The Senate passed by a vote of 80-16 a $48 billion measure called President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) last week to fight AIDS worldwide. The House passed its version of the bill in April. Bush said the legislation is "the largest international health initiative dedicated to fighting a single disease in...
  • Conference to Press AIDS Battle (

    07/29/2008 4:38:30 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 4 replies · 161+ views
    Voice of America (VOA) News ^ | July 29, 2008 | William Eagle
    Conference to Press AIDS Battle By William Eagle Washington 29 July 2008 Universal Action Now is the theme of the upcoming International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. From Washington, VOA's William Eagle reports that among the factors that will be discussed at the conference are a lack of political will to allocate funding, and discrimination against those who are HIV positive...
  • Deny the HIV to AIDS connection and you'll be attacked, crushed, and ruined

    07/22/2008 9:56:23 AM PDT · by thinkingIsPresuppositional · 101 replies · 1,079+ views
    Modern Conservative ^ | July 22, 2008 | Clark Baker
    By Clark BakerLast June, I posted this report about US hospitals and how many rely on fraud, preventable injuries and infections to patients to compensate for losses due to our government’s insistence that private hospitals treat and care for uninsured and underinsured citizens, indigents, and illegal aliens. [Photo: Dr. Robert Gallo]I learned how hospitals destroy good physicians and how predatory hospital chains like Tenet, Kaiser Permanente, and Adventist pressure local physicians already in successful private practice to join their groups. Those who refuse are targeted for sham peer review by corporate administrators and MDs who accuse non-compliant physicians as...
  • Does HIV cause AIDS? (Indian Newspaper asks)

    06/17/2008 5:02:51 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 41 replies · 1,185+ views
    DNA (India) ^ | June 9, 2008 | Mayank Tewari
    Daily News & Analysis Monday, June 09, Does HIV cause AIDS Mayank Tewari The recently reported pessimism among researchers over the failure of an AIDS vaccine has reignited a spectacular science controversy. Is HIV the cause of AIDS?...(click link for remainder)
  • AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer (effects of AIDS drugs "worse than having AIDS")

    01/15/2008 6:18:55 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 280 replies · 777+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 6, 2008 | JANE GROSS
    Those explanations do not satisfy Larry Kramer, founder of several AIDS advocacy groups. Mr. Kramer, 73 and a long-term survivor, said he had always suspected “it was only a matter of time before stuff like this happened” given the potency of the antiretroviral drugs. “How long will the human body be able to tolerate that constant bombardment?” he asked. “Well, we are now seeing that many bodies can’t. Once again, just as we thought we were out of the woods, sort of, we have good reason again to be really scared.”
  • Food Scarcity and H.I.V. Interwoven in Uganda (wrong approach, followed by one that is working)

    01/09/2008 6:19:16 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 38 replies · 241+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 25, 2007 | DAVID TULLER
    MBARARA, Uganda — At the AIDS clinic here, the stories are brutal. A young cattle herder, infected with H.I.V. along with his wife, tells me that all four of their children died before turning 3. ... And most patients I meet say they and their families scramble to survive from meal to meal, never far from the edge of starvation. Many say their H.I.V. drugs have drastically increased their appetites and made them crave food even more. ... “Sometimes I am so hungry,” a 44-year-old widow says. “It’s intense. My whole body is shivering from hunger. Even when I have...
  • Putting AIDS in perspective

    01/08/2008 12:44:16 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 13 replies · 67+ views
    IHT ^ | January 1, 2008 | Daniel Halperin
    Some have criticized Bush for requesting "only" $30 billion for the next five years for AIDS and related problems, with the leading Democratic candidates having pledged to commit at least $50 billion if they are elected. Yet even the current $15 billion in spending represents an unprecedented amount of money aimed mainly at a single disease. ... Many millions of African children and adults die of malnutrition, pneumonia, motor vehicle accidents and other largely preventable, if not headline-grabbing, conditions. One-fifth of all global deaths from diarrhea occur in just three African countries - Congo, Ethiopia and Nigeria - that have...
  • Pope Calls for New Efforts to Fight AIDS (UN: "food...most important need")

    01/08/2008 12:08:31 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 6 replies · 60+ views
    AP via ABCnews ^ | November 28, 2007
    "I am spiritually close to those who suffer as a result of this terrible illness as well as to their families, in particular those struck by the loss of a close relative," the pope said. "I assure my prayers for all." Also on Wednesday, a U.N. food agency said that reducing hunger in poor countries was key to fighting AIDS and other infectious diseases. Hunger and disease create a vicious cycle, as famished people are more likely to fall victim to infectious and chronic diseases, which then reduce their ability to provide food for themselves and their family, the Rome-based...
  • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Will There Ever Be an AIDS Vaccine?

    12/28/2007 9:04:27 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 225 replies · 394+ views
    New England Journal of Medicine ^ | December 27, 2007 | Robert Steinbrook, M.D.
    In April 1984, when the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS were just beginning to be understood, a senior official in the Department of Health and Human Services stated at a press conference that there would be a marketable vaccine within "a minimum of two years, probably more like three years."1 This prediction has haunted the search for an AIDS vaccine, whose most recent setback was the announcement that a promising vaccine candidate, Merck's V520, was not effective and may actually have increased some subjects' risk of acquiring HIV. Unfortunately, about a quarter-century after the discovery of HIV, there is...
  • Out of Control: AIDS and the corruption of medical science (a must read)

    12/16/2007 6:00:09 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 269 replies · 326+ views
    Harper's Magazine ^ | March 2006 | Celia Farber
    ...Regardless of whether Duesberg is right about HIV, his case, like Fishbein's, lays bare the political machinery of American science, and reveals its reflexive hostility to ideas that challenge the dominant paradigm. Such hostility is not unusual in the history of science, but the contemporary situation is dramatically different from those faced by maverick scientists in the past. Today's scientists are almost wholly dependent upon the goodwill of government researchers and powerful peer-review boards, who control a financial network binding together the National Institutes of Health, academia, and the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Many scientists live in fear of losing...
  • Out of Control - AIDS and the corruption of medical science (LONG article)

    04/28/2006 7:18:46 AM PDT · by CellPhoneSurfer · 11 replies · 1,350+ views
    Harper's Magazine ^ | March 2006 in print | Celia Farber
    Out of Control AIDS and the corruption of medical science Posted on Friday, April 7, 2006. Originally from Harper's Magazine, March 2006. By Celia Farber. Joyce Ann Hafford was a single mother living alone with her thirteen-year-old son, Jermal, in Memphis, Tennessee, when she learned that she was pregnant with her second child. She worked as a customer service representative at a company called CMC Call Center; her son was a top student, an athlete and musician. In April 2003, Hafford, four months pregnant, was urged by her obstetrician to take an HIV test. She agreed, even though she...
  • The Medical CIA, Part 1 & 2 (agree or disagree, fascinating story!)

    06/01/2005 4:47:29 PM PDT · by BringBackMyHUAC · 31 replies · 1,438+ views
    AttacReport ^ | December 1993 | Bryan Ellison
    The Medical CIA Part I (Published in drastically rewritten, condensed form as “AIDS: Words from the Front,” Spin Magazine, Dec. 1993) “This is the epidemic of the century, and every qualified person should want to have a piece of the action.” Donald Francis was not known for his subtlety. When he wanted something, he would make demands while pounding the table with his fist. This time he was giving a speech to his fellow officers of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Federal agency charged with handling public health issues. Speaking at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, he was...
  • AIDS: Scientific or Viral Catastrophe?

    05/01/2005 8:45:23 PM PDT · by TapTheSource · 36 replies · 1,633+ views
    Jounal of Scientific Exporation ^ | 2003 | NEVILLE HODGKINSON
    Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 87-120, 2003 AIDS: Scientific or Viral Catastrophe? NEVILLE HODGKINSON Nuneham Park, Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford OX44 9PG, UK Abstract - Despite more than $100 billion spent on AIDS by US taxpayers alone, scientists have not been able to ascertain how HIV causes the AIDS syndrome. Predictions about the course of the epidemic have proved inaccurate. While millions are said to be infected and dying in Africa, AIDS deaths have fallen in Europe and the USA and now total fewer than 250 a year in the UK, which has a population of...