Your Child Isn’t Vaccinated and You’re Proud?

Parents shouldn’t be proud their children aren’t vaccinated, they should be ashamed. Yes, your unvaccinated child is a danger. Not just to other unvaccinated children, but to vaccinated adults as well.

Most people don’t understand that vaccines are 90% – 99% effective in preventing disease and 100% effective against moderate to severe cases. An unvaccinated child has an 80% chance of contracting a preventable infectious disease and passing it on to other unvaccinated children, adults with compromised immune systems or even adults that were vaccinated as children, but over time, the protection has become less effective.

Think this is hyperbole?  Click below to view an interactive map of vaccine preventable outbreaks from The Council on Foreign Relations:
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Yes, diseases that once took so many lives and then, because of vaccines, had virtually been eradicated.

In 1988, the World Health Assembly unanimously agreed to eradicate polio worldwide. As a result of global polio eradication efforts, the number of cases reported globally has decreased from more than 350,000 cases in 1988 to 187 cases in 2012 (as of November 14, 2012). Only three countries remain endemic for polio in 2012: Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan. – World Health Organization

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So why wouldn’t a parent vaccinate their child against potentially deadly diseases? The most common reason they cite is their belief in a link between vaccines and Autism, particularly those containing Thimerosal and the measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine.

“Many studies have examined possible links between vaccination and increased prevalence of autism. This research has paid particular attention to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, vaccines containing Thimerosal and the total number of vaccines administered during early childhood or any one doctor’s visit. These studies have not found a link between vaccines and autism. – autismspeaks.org”

Do you remember this?
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Or this?
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I don’t, and neither does any person in my generation. If you didn’t grow up in this era, be thankful for vaccines.

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Super Bowl Sunday and Singing Our National Anthem

Just a little something I came across tonigt. It’s credited to “A Marine Corps Colonel in Afghanistan”, but you know how that goes as far as letters floating around the internet I don’t know who originally wrote it and so far I’ve had no luck finding where it originated from, but I’d like to shake the person’s hand that did.
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So with all the kindness I can muster, I give this one piece of advice to the next pop star who is asked to sing our National Anthem at a sporting event. Save the vocal gymnastics and the physical gyrations for your concerts. Just sing this song the way you were taught to sing it in kindergarten – straight up, no styling.

Sing it with the constant awareness that there are soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines watching you from bases and outposts all over the world. Don’t make them cringe with your self-centered ego gratification.

Sing it as if you are standing before a row of 86-year-old WWII vets wearing their Purple Hearts, Silver Stars and flag pins on their cardigans and you want them to be proud of you for honoring them and the country they love – not because you want them to think you are a superstar musician. They could see that from your costume, makeup and your entourage.

Sing ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ with the courtesy and humility that tells the audience that it is about America, not you. And please remember, not everything has to be sung as a Spiritual. We’re getting a little weary of that. Francis Scott Key does not need any help.

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STATE OF THE UNION SUCCINCTLY SUMMED UP

Barack Obama’s SOTU in under a minute … 

 

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Vote in the RNC 2016 Presidential Straw Poll

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The Republican National Committee has released a 2016 presidential straw poll asking users to choose the three names they would most like to see as the Republican nominee. They’ve presented the names of 32 potential nominees with a write-in at the end of the survey.

The names listed mostly won’t come as a surprise. Listed are people such as Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Allen West and of course the main stream media and establishment darling Chris Christi of New Jersey. A couple of the names on their list did make me take a second glance, like Condoleezza Rice and former US Ambassador to the UN, John Bolton….wait – what?

As of today, according to  Real Clear Politics, several polls show Governor Christi is leading by a +4.0 spread.  So here’s your chance folks, to let the establishment know we’re fed up with big government and it’s time to restore the proper balance of power.  America isn’t broken; it is Washington that is broken.

Leave a comment below and let me know who  you would like to see as the Republican nominee in the 2016 presidential election?

RNC 2016 Presidential Straw Poll

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Conservative Facebook pages marked for takeover by online liberal group

File this under, “I couldn’t make this up” -

It’s recently come to light that a group of liberals on Facebook have put together a list of about eighty conservative Facebook pages and have marked them for infiltration and takeover. The list was accidentally posted to the Citizens’ Post Facebook page. When they realized what they had done, the list was immediately taken down and a group page where they had been congregating was deleted.

Some very popular conservative pages like The pro-Sarah Palin “Barracuda Brigade” and the pro-Phil Robertson “I Stand with Phil” pages were among those listed as targets. Several pro-gun pages were also listed along with a justice for Benghazi page.

The online message concluded with the phrase “Moar Gotes,” an apparent reference to a technique used by Facebook liberals as “goating,” where pages are infiltrated and taken over by users posting multiple pictures and memes involving goats. (I told you I couldn’t make this up)

How does this happen? A liberal “troll” will con his or her way into the good graces of a page owner by posing as a conservative. This could take months. Once the person has been granted the proper privileges, he or she then takes over, removing all other administrators and flooding the page with various goat memes, thus shutting down the page.

Examiner.com’s David Thornton explained:
“Jason Doolin, owner of the conservative Citizens’ Post page on Facebook, said that Patrick Blair, posed as a representative of The Freedom Alliance and contacted him several months ago about helping him to expand his page. Blair gained his trust over a period of months.
There is a real Freedom Alliance as well, a Virginia based charity organized as 501(c)(3) organization that educates young Americans in civic responsibility and provides scholarships to the children of American soldiers.

Thornton added that Patrick Blair, “apparently operated several fake conservative Facebook pages and websites as a cover.”

According to Thornton, Blair conned other conservatives into helping him, only to delete their work later on, replacing it with goats. He also reportedly admitted “duping conservatives and ‘goating’ their pages.”

Thornton said he was uncertain why goats are used.

Owners of conservative pages should be extremely careful about those with whom they operate. Moreover, they should carefully examine and thoroughly vet those listed as administrators.

Above all, page owners should never, ever, grant manager access to anyone they do not know extremely well.

So what did we learn from this goat rope? (pun intended) The tolerant progressives believe in freedom of expression as long as it agrees with their ideology.

Here’s a .doc with a list of targeted sites:

sites listed for infiltration by liberal group

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160 year-old Documents Intentionally Destroyed in Franklin County, N.C.

American Infidel:

This is an outrageous act that’s barely been covered by the main stream media. Why all the secrecy? Most likely because implications could have far reaching consequences for some of North Carolina’s more affluent families. They may have burned the evidence, but the truth will usually rise from the ashes.
Do you think someone is trying to bury the truth? Comment below, I’d really be interested in your thoughts.

Originally posted on Stumbling in the Shadows of Giants:

This is one of a countless number of 19th century records seized by the North Carolina Archives and burned on December 6, 2013

This is one of a countless number of 19th century records seized by the North Carolina Archives and burned on December 6, 2013

I rarely re-blog, but this one deserves being spread far and wide.

Timeline of the Destruction of 100 Year Old Franklin County, NC Records

Please read the whole post included above – but the gist is as follows:

– This summer a new Clerk of Court in Franklin County discovered a trove (an entire roomful) of documents, some dating back to 1840, in a previously sealed room in the Franklin County, North Carolina Court House.

– Recognizing the historical value of these materials, she contacted the local historical society to assist in reviewing the materials, preserving them, and inventorying the materials.

– The Local historical group enthusiastically poured themselves into the project, mobilizing volunteers and the whole community – securing space to work, materials, and finances –…

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Daniel Bongino debates dopey self professed socialist while on air

While filling in for Sean Hannity’s Radio Show, Daniel Bongino debates a college student, who is educated beyond his intelligence, and a self professed Socialist. Guess who wins the war of words?
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