Free Form Friday XIII

A Trump v Clinton 2016 presidential race. (Re)invasions of Iraq/Syria and confrontation with Russia. FDA moves to oversee “vaping.” #TracyvFAU. “Peddling fiction” on the freeform1moribund economy. Obama moves to bypass Second Amendment.

Quite some time has passed since the last Free Form Friday on Memory Hole. Previous forums have elicited vibrant discussion between MHB commenters. Here’s another opportunity to chat and have your say on significant affairs of the day with the best readers in blogdom. 

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CDC Whistleblower to Extend MMR Vaccine Fraud

Leslie Manookian
Weston A. Price Foundation

Washington, DC—May 3, 2016–[GlobeNewswire]– According to multiple reliable sources, CDC whistleblower Dr. William Thompson, a senior scientist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will soon publish a reworking of data from a controversial govcensorshipstudy first published in 2004. If true, this is of major concern. For over a decade, officials have cited this disputable study to claim no connection between the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism and to deny compensation to parents of MMR vaccine-injured children.

Dr. Thompson has admitted in taped phone conversations and in a statement through his lawyer, that he and other authors of the study, which include senior officials at CDC, manipulated the data and violated study protocol to conceal their findings linking the MMR vaccine to autism. In what can only be described as scientific fraud, Dr. Thompson is now poised to publish “a rework” of the data in a blatant attempt to exonerate the MMR vaccine.

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Rest in Peace, Daniel Berrigan

Richard Edmondson
Fig Trees and Vineyards

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“The Feast of Carrion”
a chapter from Daniel Berrigan’s book,

The Nightmare of God

Daniel Berrigan, Jesuit priest and outspoken opponent of US wars, has died at the age of 94. Berrigan was jailed numerous times–initially in the 1960s when he broke into a draft board office in Cantonsville, Maryland, and later on in the 1970s and 80s for his anti-nuclear activism.

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