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The exploitation of Aids

Original post made by SUMD, Stanford, on Jun 14, 2008

The Aids scare was one of the most distorted, duplicitous and cynical public health panics of the last 30 yearsWeb Link

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Posted by Walter E. Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 14, 2008 at 6:04 pm

A surgeon at Frisco General was driven out of town for suggesting isolation for AIDs carriers. No spot in hell is hot enough for the duplicitous who politicized AIDs or for the gutless politicians who agreed in that action.

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Posted by Jarred
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 14, 2008 at 9:33 pm

Exercise for the reader: compare and contrast the AIDS scare and the current global warming scare.

Hint: consider some similarities such as the politicization and distortion of weak, speculative scientific results; a flood of doomsday predictions generated by an entire industry scientists whose funding depended on continuing the myth; calls for massive taxpayer funding for a solution; ruthless silencing of any dissent; the central role of a powerful intergovernmental organization in creating and perpetuating the "crisis"; and the labeling of many other unrelated, preexisting problems as being part of the alleged crisis.

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Posted by lew
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 17, 2008 at 1:13 pm

HIV/AIDS should be treated like any other potentially fatal disease

The infected vectors should be closely monitored, their contacts traced, those who are non compliant should be quarantined, same as TB vectors

If this had been done at the start of the epidemic millions of lives would have been saved

There is no cure, meds can keep people alive longer but they suffer accelerated aging so that at age 50 they have the medical conditions of 80+ year olds

Overall the life expectancy of male homosexuals is 20yrs less than that of male heterosexuals

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