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  • Rick Perry's Campaign Looks Like It Might Be Ending Soon

    08/11/2015 9:42:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/11/2015 | Katie Pavlitch
    Apparently Rick Perry's performance at the first GOP debate last week wasn't enough to keep donors writing checks. Perry, who debated in the 5 p.m. Fox News debate after missing the primetime cutoff, has apparently stopped paying campaign staffers in key early states and at campaign headquarters. From the Washington Post:Former Texas governor Rick Perry's presidential campaign is no longer paying its staff because fundraising has dried up, while his cash-flush allied super PAC is preparing to expand its political operation to compensate for the campaign's shortcomings, campaign and super PAC officials and other Republicans familiar with the operation...
  • Krugman on Rick Perry: Good Government Doesn’t Matter

    06/13/2015 3:53:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 13, 2015 | John C. Goodman
    Rick PerryÂ’s entry into the presidential race draws natural attention to the Texas economy. While Perry was governor, Texas created more than three of every ten new jobs in the entire country. And even though a decline in energy prices has slowed things a bit, over the last four years Texas was the third among the 50 states in job creation. Perry and others credit low taxes and sensible regulation for TexasÂ’ economic success. The Wall Street Journal editorial board agrees. Last week they wrote: The Tax Foundation ranks TexasÂ’s business climate tenth best, and the stateÂ’s growth spurt vindicates...
  • How safe is Gardasil for young girls? (Cases of menopause in teenagers)

    06/12/2015 6:54:46 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 33 replies
    MercatorNet ^ | 5/4/15 | Carolyn Moynihan
    In April 2011 a 16-year-old girl came to Dr Deirdre Little's surgery in rural New South Wales asking why her periods had stopped. When Dr Little investigated she found that the girl was in menopause. No cause for this could be found, and usually isn’t in 90 percent of cases of ovarian failure. But this was not just another case; the incidence of menopause developing without cause in a young teenage girl is so rare that there are no figures for it."Susan" asked if her condition could be due to the human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) Gardasil, because it was after...
  • Rick Perry Is a Great Presidential Candidate

    06/10/2015 9:55:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | June 10, 2015 | Star Parker
    If you’re a music lover, you may have heard of the so-called “Tristan chord” from Wagner’s opera Tristan und Isolde. Audiences were stunned to hear this infamous harmony when the opera premiered on June 10, 1865 in Munich, Germany. As Tristan turns 150, let’s take a look at what makes the Tristan chord so unique. The “Vorspiel,” or Prelude, to Tristan begins with with a “dissonant” chord. The terms “consonance” and “dissonance,” “music” and “noise” are largely subjective. Now, in an era where our ears can enjoy everything from Chopin to Chick Corea, what our modern ears hear as “consonant”...
  • Rick Perry’s wife explains 2012 flameout

    06/03/2015 1:17:40 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies
    kvor.com ^ | June 3, 2015 | CNN
    ... almost apologetic for failing to recognize the warning signs that her husband was not prepared for a White House bid.
  • Rick Perry: Yeah, I’d probably attend a gay wedding

    04/21/2015 6:54:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4/21/15 | Allahpundit
    Where do we stand on this so far among the GOP field? Rubio’s a yes, Santorum’s a no, Cruz is noncommittal, Walker said he’s already attended a gay-wedding reception but not an actual ceremony. Anyone I’m leaving out? People are dismissing it as a gotcha but I think it’s interesting as a gauge of whom each candidate’s trying to appeal to. The only real surprise among the five who have already answered is Cruz, whom I would have guessed would be a “no” to please social conservatives.Free advice from Ben Domenech to the 300 Republican candidates who haven’t yet gotten...
  • Ex-Gov. Rick Perry of Texas Won’t Discuss Cruz Candidacy

    03/24/2015 4:43:59 PM PDT · by South40 · 20 replies
    NYT ^ | 24 FEB 2015 | Manny Fernandez
    HOUSTON – Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas who is considering a second run for the White House after his politically disastrous 2012 campaign, sought to show off his domestic and foreign policy chops at a breakfast with reporters here on Tuesday. But he was silent when asked about Senator Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand who announced his campaign for president on Monday. At the event, which was hosted by Bloomberg, Mr. Perry led a wide-ranging discussion about the Texas economy, border security, the strengths and weaknesses of past American presidents and of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia....
  • Gardasil linked to deaths and disabilities after young girls vaccinated: Toronto Star investigation

    02/16/2015 6:30:23 AM PST · by wagglebee · 117 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/13/15 | Steve Weatherbe
    TORONTO, February 13, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Since its introduction in 2007 in the U.S. and Canada, the Gardasil vaccine against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the main cause of cervical cancer and genital warts, has been injected in more than 50 million people in more than 130 countries, mostly young women. But concern over serious side effects and deaths following inoculations has grown enough for the Toronto Star to mount a lengthy investigation. It found more than 50 Canadian girls who developed serious medical conditions after their injections with Merck’s Gardasil (15 hospitalized) and in the U.S, more than 100 deaths...
  • Doctors 'used nine-year-olds as human guinea pigs' for a new cervical cancer vaccine......

    01/12/2015 6:46:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    dailymail.com ^ | 12 January 2015 | Gethin Chamberlain In Indore, India, For Mailonline
    EXCLUSIVE: Doctors 'used nine-year-olds as human guinea pigs' for a new cervical cancer vaccine... and they suffered side-effects including nausea, dizziness and weight-loss Children as young as nine suffered side-effects after being used as unwitting human guinea pigs for a new multi-billion pound anti-cervical cancer drug, it has been claimed. The new anti-cancer drug has just been approved for use in the United States and is due to be released in Britain this year. But MailOnline has learned that several of the children used as 'guinea pigs' for the drug trial in India reported suffering problems including weight loss, fatigue,...
  • FDA Approves Merck's HPV Vaccine, GARDASIL®9, to Prevent Cancers and Other Diseases.....

    01/06/2015 1:35:32 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    MERCK ^ | December 11, 2014 | merck
    FULL TITLE: FDA Approves Merck's HPV Vaccine, GARDASIL®9, to Prevent Cancers and Other Diseases Caused by Nine HPV types – Including Types that Cause About 90% of Cervical Cancer Cases KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant), Merck’s 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, for use in girls and young women 9 to 26 years of age for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancers caused by HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52 and...
  • MSNBC reporter asks Rick Perry if he’s “smart enough to be president”

    12/11/2014 7:59:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/11/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    I’m sure we’re all relieved to know that after the many media debacles in the last few election cycles, the cable news denizens have learned their lesson. This time around things are going to be different. Candidates will be treated fairly, with an opportunity to make their case before the American people while being subjected to rigorous examination of their actual record and their stated positions on the issues.Naw, I’m just kidding. Nothing has actually changed at all. And to lead off the two year parade of embarrassing media moments, MSNBC featured an interview with Texas Governor Rick Perry...
  • ‘Rick Perry in 2016’ building momentum

    12/10/2014 3:05:16 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 86 replies
    Austin American Statesmen ^ | December 10, 2014 | Chuck Lindell
    "....A recent 90-minute interview with the Washington Post paid off with a Wednesday front-page story headlined, “New image, renewed ambition for Perry,” that was sprinkled with details about Perry’s preparations for a presidential run that the outgoing governor says isn’t yet a sure thing. “This Perry comes across as studious, contemplative and humble,” wrote Philip Rucker, national political reporter for the Post. “He said he is at peace with his 2012 presidential campaign, in which his shoot-first-aim-later approach proved catastrophic, but is hungry to redeem himself.” Coinciding with the story, Texans for Rick Perry released a stylized, three-minute video touting...
  • Rick Perry, hungry for redemption, says he’s a ‘substantially different’ candidate

    12/10/2014 2:02:33 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 101 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | December 9, 2014 | Philip Rucker
    The man who could be president is ambling through the Texas governor’s mansion on his own, whistling “Frosty the Snowman” as he approaches the parlor to greet a reporter. Gov. Rick Perry (R) leads a tour and points out a historically inaccurate depiction of frontiersman Davy Crockett in an oil painting in the foyer (“His coonskin cap — that’s a myth”). In Sam Houston’s bedroom upstairs, Perry lifts an antique upholstered settee, a gift from the French, to read an engraving signifying Texas’s early-1800s ties to France. He shows off a Civil War-era saber that belonged to a Union general...
  • Weighing a second presidential bid, Perry picks up pace on 2016 prep

    12/05/2014 1:00:05 AM PST · by South40 · 42 replies
    HoustonChronicle ^ | December 4, 2014 | Patrick Svitek
    As his 14 years in office come to a close, Gov. Rick Perry is dramatically stepping up his outreach to those who could influence a 2016 presidential campaign that he has insisted would be the antithesis of his ill-fated bid three years ago. Angling for a head start in what could be a crowded field for his party's nomination, Perry is hunkering down in Austin with hundreds of influential activists, potential donors and policy experts. The aggressive foundation-laying, which is kicking into high gear this month, marks one of Perry's most organized efforts yet to prepare for the rigors of...
  • PERRY TRAVELING EUROPE DURING TEXAS EBOLA CRISIS

    10/14/2014 11:54:18 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 48 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 14 Oct 2014 | KRISTIN TATE
    HOUSTON, Texas -- As Ebola grips Texas, Governor Rick Perry is nowhere to be found. This week the governor is on a previously-scheduled trip to Europe. His absence during this trying time not only questions how seriously he takes the threat of the deadly virus, but also marks a missed opportunity for him to appear presidential prior to the 2016 elections. Perry will be visiting England, Germany, Poland and Ukraine to spreading his message of economic prosperity and business development. He will also be exploring "opportunities to expand the export of liquefied natural gas from Texas to Poland and...
  • Not a conspiracy theory: Planned Parenthood is targeting black women with this dangerous drug

    08/21/2014 10:09:15 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/21/14 | Abby Johnson
    Ben Johnson recently wrote a great article about the damaging effects of the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine. You should all take a minute and read it here. In his article, he talks about women who have died, 96 to be exact. And those are just the ones that have been reported.  He talks about women who have lost their fertility after receiving the highly regarded HPV vaccine. But the main focus of the article is how the Gardasil vaccine is being heavily promoted to the African-American community through ad placement on BET (Black Entertainment Television).  When I read his article, my conspiracy...
  • Waukesha (WI) girl dies hours after getting HPV vaccine

    08/09/2014 6:34:57 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 129 replies
    WISN.COM ^ | 08 AUGUST 2014 | WISN.COM
    WAUKESHA, Wis. —As parents get their children ready to go back to school, getting them vaccinated is probably on the list. A popular shot for young girls is the HPV vaccine, but a Waukesha mother said her daughter died hours after getting the shot.
  • Second chance? Perry in Iowa again courting voters

    07/19/2014 3:08:56 AM PDT · by iowamark · 83 replies
    Quad City Times ^ | 7/19/2014 | CATHERINE LUCEY
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago. Perry, 64, hasn't said if he plans to run again in 2016. But he's clearly considering it and is meeting Saturday and Sunday with veterans and conservative activists in the northern Iowa communities of Algona and Clear Lake. Perry has been raising funds for GOP candidates and seeking advice from political insiders since November. He is signaling he's committed to the...
  • Texas Gov. Perry in Iowa; mulling 2016 GOP run

    05/28/2014 4:09:45 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 28, 2014 6:28 PM EDT | Thomas Beaumont
    Behind Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s visit to Iowa this week to campaign for local politicians is a careful effort to remake his image from the 2012 Republican presidential candidate who couldn’t remember a key message during a debate, to a more polished and prepared contender. While he denies it is a dress rehearsal for a second presidential run, Perry is studying policy, traveling and meeting with key activists as he campaigns for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and U.S. Senate candidate Matt Whitaker in the state expected to host the first presidential caucus of 2016. …
  • Lead Developer Of HPV Vaccines Comes Clean, Warns Parents & Young Girls It’s All A Giant Deadly Scam

    12/30/2013 1:08:18 PM PST · by Pharmboy · 80 replies
    FEEL Guide ^ | JULY 16, 2013 | BRENT LAMBERT
    Dr. Diane Harper was a leading expert responsible for the Phase II and Phase III safety and effectiveness studies which secured the approval of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines, Gardasil™ and Cervarix™. Dr. Harper also authored many of the published, scholarly papers about the vaccines. She is now the latest in a long string of experts who are pressing the red alert button on the devastating consequences and irrelevancy of these vaccines. Dr. Harper made her surprising confession at the 4th International Converence on Vaccination which took place in Reston, Virginia. Her speech, which was originally intended to promote...
  • Cervix vaccine issues trigger health notice (Japan no longer recommends Gardasil)

    07/08/2013 12:30:47 PM PDT · by workerbee · 30 replies
    The health ministry has issued a nationwide notice that cervical cancer vaccinations should no longer be recommended for girls aged 12 to 16 because several adverse reactions to the medicines have been reported. “It is necessary to gather information immediately to accurately grasp how often (the side effects) are occurring,” said Mariko Momoi, who chairs the panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that decided to suspend the recommendation. Momoi is vice president of the International University of Health and Welfare. Cervical cancer vaccines are a recent addition to the regular vaccination list and were added after a revision...
  • Gay men should be vaccinated like women to reduce growing cancer, STD rates, UK medical group states

    01/18/2013 10:07:24 AM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    lsn ^ | 1.18.2013 | Hillary White
    LONDON, January 17, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The British Medical Association (BMA) has said that Gardasil, the vaccine given to young girls to prevent HPV infection, and the cervical cancer that can result from it, should be administered to homosexual men to combat the common types of cancer associated with their sexual activities. In 2008-9, the British government contracted with the manufacturers of Gardasil, Merck & Co., Inc., to vaccinate the nation’s entire population of girls. Now the BMA wants to extend the vaccination program to homosexual men after increases in anal, throat, and penile cancer associated with “increased sexual activity.”...
  • Boy vaccinated with Girls version of Gardasil...total pancreatic failure. Questions...

    05/01/2012 8:54:06 PM PDT · by Mama Shawna · 65 replies
    RARELY post anything...this is a total vanity, but, I would like some input. We have a customer who has a 14 year old son that got the WRONG Gardasil shot last fall. The clinic where he got the shot notified them 3 months after the fact that he got the FEMALE version, instead of the MALE version, along with 15 other boys (they wanted his parents to bring him back in for the male version...and they refused, I think, luckily). Just in the last month, this kid has had total pancreatic failure, and now must take insulin shots, and monitor...
  • Feds contine to ignore mounting Gardasil bodycount

    12/22/2011 5:35:47 AM PST · by markomalley · 162 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/19/11 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    It was too late for 21-year-old Christina Tarsell and 17-year-old Jessica Ericzon. Both healthy, athletic young women suddenly dropped dead shortly after receiving their final injection of Gardasil, a vaccine developed by Merck to protect girls and young women from cervical cancer caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). But when Christina’s and Jessica’s shocked families tried to get the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a vaccine it had inexplicably fast-tracked through the approval process even though only one percent of all cancer deaths are due to cervical cancer, they hit a brick wall. The Tarsells and Ericzons...
  • Rick Perry: Momentum P. II (New Ad)

    12/17/2011 7:19:01 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 20 replies
    ElectAd ^ | 12-17-2011
    December 17, 2011Rick Perry: Momentum P. II The second ad by Rick Perry in a series titled “Momentum“
  • When Rick Perry Praised Hillarycare (Oops!)

    12/08/2011 2:14:17 PM PST · by TitansAFC · 41 replies · 1+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | 9-1-2011 | Staff
    The Texas governor hasn't always regarded federalized health care as unconstitutional and noxious to liberty In Rick Perry's 2010 book Fed Up, he declares that federalized health care is unconstitutional, insists that handling the issue at the state or local level is essential to liberty, and argues that introducing government run health care foolishly risks destroying the best system in the world. "It's not hard to see who believes in the Constitution and who doesn't if we look closely. For now, if you are an establishment politician in Washington, you'd better be prepared for a complete review of your record,"...
  • Rooted in the Big Empty, Perry sets his sights on the big job

    11/19/2011 10:10:29 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | PAULINE ARRILLAGA
    LAS VEGAS - Rick Perry is sitting comfortably on a plush sofa in a hotel far from the strip that put the sin in "Sin City." It's the day after another presidential debate, and if the flat-screen in front of him were on, he'd hear plenty of appraisals of whether a new fiery approach helped his pursuit of the highest office in the land or hurt him more. Instead, he's talking about his boyhood in Texas, his time in the Air Force and a wiener dog named Lucy. He is, here in suite 6118 of the Red Rock resort, relaxed...
  • Why Perry's Campaign Is Not Quite Dead Yet

    11/10/2011 7:15:11 PM PST · by jodiluvshoes · 111 replies · 1+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 11.10.11 | Kevin McCullough
    The five reasons I asserted that Governor Perry would have the best shot at beating Obama were simple ones: He decisively created more jobs than Obama. He greatly respects and tries to encourage small businesses. He has a clear understanding of federalism and what states shouldn't be forced into. He has solid core convictions that replicate most of America. And he could unite the core conservative Democrats, Republicans and Independents across the nation on economic, social and defense policy. All five of those reasons remain -- even now -- solidly relevant and valid. However, he's certainly nowhere near where I...
  • CDC considering mandatory HPV vaccination for all boys 11 and older

    The panel of experts that advises the CDC regarding vaccines has recommended that all boys 11 years and older get vaccinated with Merck's controversial Gardisil in order to prevent the spread of the human papillomavirus. Parents all over the nation are up in arms, saying a mandatory vaccine is crossing over into lifestyle choices, because HPV is sexually transmitted, and is not a "walking contagious" disease like mumps and measles. The absurdity of the whole issue is that without the vaccine, most humans create enough antibodies naturally to defeat papillomavirus within 2 years. Plus, much like the flu shot, it's...
  • CDC Has Just Recommended Routine HPV Vaccinations for Boys!

    In a shocking move, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today that the HPV vaccine Gardasil should be given to 11- to 12-year-old boys as well as girls. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously recommended routine vaccinations for boys to protect them from cancers related to the human papillomavirus, or HPV. Federal health officials usually adopt what the panel says and asks doctors and patients to follow the recommendations. Merck & Co. designed Gardasil to prevent sexually transmitted HPV infections, which can lead to genital warts and cervical cancer in women, and cancer of the penis...
  • U.S. advisers recommend Gardasil HPV shots for boys

    10/25/2011 1:58:49 PM PDT · by NYer · 29 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 25, 2011
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boys should be routinely vaccinated against the human papillomavirus or HPV in an effort to protect them from oral, anal and penile cancers, and to extend protection of girls from cervical cancer, U.S. vaccine advisers said on Tuesday.The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which advises the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, voted unanimously to recommend routine use of Merck & Co's Gardasil in 11- and 12-year-old boys to fight the sexually transmitted virus, with 13 yes votes and one abstention.Previously, the CDC had said doctors are free to use the vaccine in boys but had...
  • BREAKING: CDC Backs HPV Vaccine for Boys

    10/25/2011 12:58:48 PM PDT · by Scythian · 193 replies
    A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel recommended Tuesday routine vaccination of boys ages 11 and 12 with Gardasil, which protects against infection from human papilloma virus. The panel unanimously approved the plan, with 13 votes in favor and one abstention. The panel also advised that vaccinations with Gardasil begin in boys as young as 9 years old. The recommendation, from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, elevates the urgency placed on immunization against HPV, one of the most common sexually-transmitted diseases and a major cause of cervical cancer. Previously, doctors were free to use the vaccine in...
  • Troubles With Heart Are Linked to HPV

    10/24/2011 11:01:13 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies
    NY Times ^ | October 24, 2011 | DENISE GRADY
    THE HYPOTHESIS Human papillomavirus may increase the chances of heart disease by suppressing an important gene. THE INVESTIGATOR Dr. Kenichi Fujise, University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and colleagues. A new study suggests that a common sexually transmitted virus already linked to cancer may also cause cardiovascular disease. Women infected with the human papillomavirus, or HPV, are two to three times as likely as uninfected women to have had a heart attack or stroke, according to a report published on Monday in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology. HPV is known to cause cancer of the cervix,...
  • Support for Herman Cain Surges with Texas Republicans-Cain 33% Perry 18%

    10/19/2011 7:52:37 PM PDT · by Fred · 90 replies
    Azimuth polling Company ^ | 101911 | Azimuth polling
    Poll Date: 10/12-10/17, 2011 Poll Method: Direct Email and Automated Calls Poll Sample: 844 Republican voters in Texas Margin of Error: +/- 3% Candidate Graph Percent Herman Cain 33% Ron Paul 19% Rick Perry 18% Mitt Romney 7% Newt Gingrich 5% Gary Johnson 3% John Huntsman 3% Michele Bachmann 1% Rick Santorum 1% Buddy Roemer 1% Fred Karger 0% Undecided 7% The bar graph accurately reflects actual poll responses.This poll was not paid for or authorized by any campaign or political organization. Azimuth polling is a non-partisan polling company.
  • Brown signs bill for minors to seek preventive STD treatment

    10/09/2011 3:25:22 PM PDT · by South40 · 14 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 10/9/2011 | CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO, MICHAEL GARDNER
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed controversial legislation to greatly expand the rights of minors to obtain preventive treatment for sexually transmitted diseases without parental consent, including an HPV immunization for cervical cancer. Brown did not explain his reasoning in the announcement Sunday afternoon. Assembly Bill 499 was carried by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego. She said the legislation addresses a gap in the law that forbids prevention steps by doctors but allows minors under 18 to undergo abortions and post-infection treatment for sexually transmitted diseases without the approval of parents or a guardian. Critics counter the measure is an unwarranted...
  • CDC now calling U.S. households and demanding child immunization records

    09/29/2011 4:46:18 AM PDT · by Scythian · 86 replies
    (NaturalNews) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, which has been comprehensively exposed as a vaccine propaganda organization promoting the interests of drug companies, is now engaged in a household surveillance program that involves calling U.S. households and intimidating parents into producing child immunization records. As part of what it deems a National Immunization Survey (NIS), the CDC is sending letters to U.S. households, alerting them that they will be called by "NORC at the University of Chicago" and that households should "have your child's immunization records handy when answering our questions." (See copies of the letter, below.) This NIS vaccine...
  • Rick Perry's underwhelming debates: Do they matter?

    09/27/2011 6:34:00 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 126 replies
    The LA Times ^ | 9/27/11 | Andrew Malcolm
    This is a cautionary tale about reading too much into the early debate showings of any party's candidates, no matter how good or bad.
  • If The Left Can Ruin Rick Perry, They Can Rule You

    09/25/2011 9:18:40 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 287 replies
    September 25, 2011 | Vanity
    Only 4 things can be highlighted as “topic” designations for a thread post. I found it a hard choice because – business/economy, education, government, health/medicine, history, military, politics, religion, science and society all should be included. It is being reported by environmentalists -- believers in a socialist “green” religion -- that their judgment and knowledge is being resisted by “unscientific, religious deniers” hell-bent on blocking their path. So the deniers need to be “identified” for the good of humankind. This is dangerous. This morning I posted an article that explores with alarm, how Global Warming Consensus is denied by conservatives...
  • Perry lies again about Texas Gardasil scandal

    09/24/2011 7:57:45 PM PDT · by waus · 28 replies
    Natural News ^ | 9-24-11 | waus
    A charming and sweet story, really -- except for the fact that it is not true. According to ABC News, Perry signed the vaccine executive order before he met the young woman, not after, as he claims. The woman did, according to reports, lobby in favor of upholding the executive order after it had been signed (which the legislature eventually overturned), but she did not play a role in Perry's original signing of it. Perry was truthful about one thing, though. He was lobbied to sign his executive order. But this lobbying appears to have come from Merck & Co.,...
  • Editorial: Memo To GOP: The Foe Is Obama, Not Perry (Excellent Point!!!)

    09/23/2011 4:42:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 146 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 23, 2011 | Staff
    Politics: Despite the "gotcha" sniping at Thursday's debate, Republicans need to keep their eyes on the prize. The target for 2012 is not Santorum, Cain, Bachmann, Romney or Perry. It's the current White House occupant. Texas Gov. Rick Perry must have felt a bit like Gen. Custer at Little Big Horn at the Orlando debate, a made-for-TV contrivance in which those who have a real chance to be president must take pokes and jabs from those who don't. We appreciate this may be a necessary evil in which front-runners without stamina — the Ed Muskies and Rudy Giulianis, for example...
  • Perry on shaky ground? Doubts among some in GOP

    09/23/2011 4:37:23 PM PDT · by South40 · 97 replies
    EXETER, N.H. — Rick Perry is struggling. Republicans in early voting states, once excited about the Texas governor's presidential bid, are openly questioning the strength of his candidacy. High expectations have been met by the sudden national scrutiny that comes with the front-runner bull's-eye. Perry is leading national polls, but he is also facing intensifying criticism from the right and left. Some Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire are expressing doubts, especially after debates in which rivals raised questions about his record on immigration, public health and Social Security. One national immigration group says Perry is finished. Conservatives are slamming...
  • Rick Perry gets big welcome from Florida conservatives

    09/23/2011 2:06:50 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 92 replies · 1+ views
    CBS News ^ | September 23, 2011 | Rebecca Kaplan
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- After putting in a disappointing debate performance the night before, Texas Gov. Rick Perry could take comfort on Friday in the ecstatic reception he got from a large crowd of conservatives meeting here to take a gander at the presidential field. "As conservatives, we know that values and vision matter. It's not who's the slickest candidate or the smoothest debater that we need to elect," he told 500 attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "Remember President Clinton? Man, he could sell ice cubes to Eskimos and the next day be against ice cubes." The remark was...
  • The Truth Found a Voice in Rick Perry

    09/23/2011 6:54:44 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 332 replies · 1+ views
    September 23, 2011 | Vanity
    THE TRUTH FOUND A VOICE IN RICK PERRYFoxNews-Google GOP Primary Debate [September 22, 2011] Gov. Rick Perry: [snip] ………If you say that we should not educate children who have come into our state for no other reason than that they've been brought there, through no fault of their own, I don't think you have a heart. We need to be educating these children because they will become a drag on our society. I think that's what Texans wanted to do. Out of 181 members of the Texas legislature, when this issue came up -- only four dissenting votes. This was...
  • Rick Perry Lied About Cancer Victim (based on: The Timeline on the HPV Vaccine)

    09/22/2011 9:27:22 PM PDT · by dangus · 133 replies
    based on National Review online. ^ | 9-23-11 | Dangus based on Katrina Trinko
    The Fox commentators noted that Rick Perry's best moment was his anecdote about a cancer survivor whose "lobby[ing]" convinced him to mandate Gardasil. It appeared to be his one good moment in an otherwise dreadfully bad debate performance. Unfortunately, as National Review Online contributor Katrina Trinko exposes, it was all a fib: When Michele Bachmann lobbed the crony capitalism charge at Rick Perry, he said that the lobbyist who had impacted him was 31-year-old Heather Burcham. “I got lobbied on this issue,” Perry said. “I got lobbied by a 31 year old young lady who had stage 4 cervical cancer....
  • Hey Professors, Pay Up [$10,000 for medical records proving the Bachmann HPV anecdote is true]

    09/22/2011 10:13:51 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 111 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/20/11 | Randall Hoven
    As you might know, Michele Bachmann claimed that a woman came up to her, crying, saying that her child suffered mental retardation after being vaccinated for HPV. A couple of professors question her claim. The story is reported by Chris Moody. Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's story about a woman who claimed that her daughter suffered 'mental retardation' after receiving a vaccine against HPV could fetch the woman's family thousands of dollars. But the family can only collect if Bachmann or the unnamed woman can prove the story is true. Two bioethics professors have offered to pay more than $10,000 for...
  • S.A.N.E Vax, INC Supports Bachmann Gardasil/Mental Retardation Charge

    09/19/2011 11:58:20 AM PDT · by To-Whose-Benefit? · 81 replies
    AHRP.org ^ | Sept 19, 2011 | Vera Hassner Sharav
    Monday, 19 September 2011 As of June 2011 there have been 68 deaths related to the HPV Gardasil vaccine were reported to VAERS. At the Republican Presidential Candidate debate, Michele Bachmann stepped on a hornet's nest when she strongly criticized Rick Perry for issuing an Executive Order mandating Texas school girls to be vaccinated with Merck's HPV vaccine, Gardasil. Controversy has swirled around this vaccine since Merck's aggressive unethical marketing tactics were uncovered in 2007. These included pay offs to public officials. See: Merck Lobbies States to MANDATE cervical-cancer vaccine forschoolgirls and Merck Payola Pays Off: Texas Governor Orders STD...
  • Cancer vaccine programme suspended after 4 girls Die(Gardasil)

    09/19/2011 11:27:22 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 123 replies
    truthaboutgardasil.org ^ | 7/5/10 | staff
    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has told Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat to immediately suspend the cervical cancer control vaccination programme for girls. The programme is part of a two-year study to look into the utility of a vaccine in public health programmes and acceptability of Gardasil, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine made by Merck. Gardasil, available in medical stores across the country, is marketed in India by MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd. The programme was marred by controversy after four deaths and complications among 120 girls were reported after vaccination. The girls complained of stomach disorders, epilepsy, headaches and...
  • Michele Bachmann Talks HPV Vaccine, Homosexuality on Jay Leno Show (She ain't backing down)

    09/18/2011 8:43:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 116 replies · 2+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 09/18/2011 | By Anugrah Kumar
    A daring Michele Bachmann appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and faced grilling questions on the HPV vaccine, gay marriage and homosexuality. As the liberal host of the late night talk show thanked the GOP presidential hopeful for being a “good sport,” he said, “We’ve done a million jokes. Hopefully, you haven’t been watching any of them.” However, soon thereafter Leno appeared unusually serious as he threw questions at Minnesota Congresswoman Bachmann. Leno’s first question Friday evening concerned Bachmann’s attacks on Texas Gov. Rick Perry for supporting the HPV vaccine. “Is that bad? It’s a vaccine to prevent...
  • Rumors, untruths find a friend in Michele Bachmann

    09/18/2011 11:09:55 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 74 replies
    It's one thing to have a philosophical disagreement with the Texas governor on whether he should have mandated a vaccine for girls against a sexually transmitted virus. But it's an entirely different matter to spread false rumors about the vaccine, hoping to leverage parental fears for political gain. That's the depths to which Minnesota's Michele Bachmann has sunk in her bid to counter Rick Perry's surge in polls. It's conduct unbecoming a member of Congress, much less a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. Bachmann used the issue last week at the CNN/Tea Party Express debate in Tampa to land...
  • Poll: Perry Leads Romney by 7 Points

    09/17/2011 1:46:06 PM PDT · by Clairity · 99 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Sept. 27, 2011 | Jeffrey H. Anderson
    A CBS News/New York Times poll taken from September 10th-15th (both before and after the most recent debate) shows Rick Perry with a 7-point edge (23 to 16 percent) over Mitt Romney among registered voters who intend to vote in a Republican primary or caucus. Among the roughly half (49 percent) of Republican primary voters "who support the Tea Party movement," Perry has by far the highest net favorability rating (+53 percent), Of note, Sarah Palin's net favorability rating is only +12 percent among Tea Party-supporting Republicans.