The Lies and Fallacies of Newsday

Newsday is a major New York City "newspaper". It is a typical Brass Check publication. In the year 1919, Upton Sinclair wrote a best-selling book entitled The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism. He found that EVERY single newspaper in America was owned and controlled by BIG BUSINESS. Even at that time, there was not ONE independent newspaper and source of TRUTH for the American people:


"The methods by which the "Empire of Business" maintains its control over journalism are four: First, ownership of the papers; second, ownership of the owners; third, advertising subsidies; and fourth, direct bribery. By these methods there exists in America a control of news and of current comment more absolute than any monopoly in any other industry. This statement may sound extreme, but if you will think about it you will realize that in the very nature of the case it must be true. It does not destroy the steel trust if there are a few independent steel makers, it does not destroy the money trust if there are a few independent men of wealth, but it does destroy the news trust if there is a single independent newspaper to let the cat out of the bag.

"The extent to which outright ownership of newspapers and magazines has been acquired by our financial autocracy would cause astonishment if it were set forth in figures. One could take a map of America and a paint-brush, and make large smudges of color, representing journalistic ownership of whole districts, sometimes of whole States, by special interests. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan would be swept with a yellow smudge--that is copper. The whole state of Montana would be the same, and the greater part of Arizona. A black smudge for Southern Colorado, and another in the Northern part--that is coal. A gray smudge in Western Pennsylvania, and another in Illinois--that is steel. A green smudge in Wisconsin, and another in Oregon and Washington--that is lumber. A white smudge in North Dakota and Minnesota that is the milling trust, backed by the railroads and the banks. A dirty smudge in central California, representing "Southern Pacific" and "United Railways," now reinforced by "M". and "M." (The Brass Check, p. 241)."

The Brass Check was a receipt that a man would receive after paying a cashier at a certain house of ill-fame. He would then proceed upstairs to the prostitute and hand her the Brass Check after receipt of her favors. The moral of the story is that there is more than one kind of prostitution which is symbolized by the Brass Check.

Despite the incredible charges that Mr. Sinclair brought against ALL the newspapers in America, not ONE of them dared take him to court . . . because they knew that his charges against them would be vindicated by any jury of his peers.

Newsday and Smallpox

Obviously Newsday receives hugh bribes from the vaccine manufacturers. Why else would they print the LIES about smallpox without having spent time researching the subject?

Newday states:

"Jenner, a British physician, developed a vaccine against the disease after noticing that young women who milked cows never got smallpox."

Edward Jenner's biography was written by his close friend and confidant, John Baron, M.D. The book was published in 1838. It is out-of- print but is available in many libraries in America. Even though he tries very, very hard to do well by his good friend, Jenner's folly is apparent on almost EVERY page. That is probably the reason why the book is not in print. Here is a quote from that book about smallpox and milkmaids:

"Many years elapsed before he had an opportunity of completing his projected experiments in vaccination, and he encountered numerous difficulties in carrying on the preliminary part of his inquiry. In the first place, he had found from his own observation, as well as from that of other medical gentlemen in the county, that what was commonly called cow pox, was not a certain preventive of small-pox. This fact damped, but did not extinguish, his ardour. By prosecuting his investigation a little farther, this difficulty was obviated. He discovered that cows were subject to a variety of spontaneous eruptions on their teats; that they all were capable of communicating sores to the hands of the milkers; and that whatever sore was so produced, was called, in the dairy, cow-pox. This was satisfactory information and removed one great difficulty, and suggested a distinction between these diseases,--one being called by him the true, the other the spurious, cow-pox ; the former possessing a specific power over the constitution, the other not. This impediment was scarcely removed before another of more formidable aspect arose. He learned that there were well authenticated instances to prove that when the true cow-pox broke out among the cattle at a dairy, and was communicated to the milkers, even they had subsequently had small-pox. Tidings of this kind, which seemed to render farther investigation useless, checked for a season his fond hopes; but resistance and difficulty only augmented his energy, and he resumed his labours with redoubled zeal. The result was most happy, and enabled him to take that great step in the progress of his inquiry, without which none of its anticipated advantages could have been realized.

"On the former occasion he discovered that there were two distinct affections, both vulgarly denominated cow-pox; that one gave protection against smallpox, that the other did not: but when he found that what he concluded to be the true cow-pox itself could not be depended on, he felt much perplexed. Most men would, at this stage, have abandoned the investigation in despair. It was not so with Jenner. He conceived that in such cases there must be some ascertainable cause for the deviation from the ordinary effects of the disease. It occurred to him that the virus of the cow-pox itself might have undergone some change whereby its specific virtues were lost; that, in its deteriorated state, it might have been incapable of producing a local disease upon the hand of the milker, but no such influence upon the constitution as is requisite to render the individual unsusceptible of variolous contagion; so that the same cow might one day communicate a genuine and efficacious preventive, and the next, nothing but a local affection which could exert no beneficial influence whatever on the constitution. This most ingenious and forcible reasoning, supported by analogies drawn from the well-known properties of the virus of small-pox itself, received an ample confirmation from experience, and was the basis on which some of the fundamental rules for the practice of vaccination were founded. It was ascertained that it was only in a certain state of the pustule that virus was afforded capable of imparting to the constitution its protecting power; that matter taken after this period might excite a local disease, but not of such a sort as to render the individual proof against the effects of variolous contagion. (Life of Edward Jenner, by John Baron, Vol. I, pages 131-132.)"

Bust of Edward Jenner

Bust of Edward Jenner





Title page of Jenner's biography.

Title page of Jenner's biography.

Udder Destruction!!

Sounds confusing: spurious cowpox, genuine cowpox. Cows giving genuine protection one day and false protection the next. It's all udder destruction.

Wonder if there is spurious smallpox and genuine smallpox too. It all sounds like Jesuit double-talk. Remember that President Lincoln said that "Jesuits never forgive nor forsake (never give up).

"Doctors" in Jenner's time practiced bloodletting!!

So called "doctors" in the 18th century believed that cutting people and draining their blood was a cure for disease. Our great President Washington was killed in this manner.

No difference between vaccinating and bloodletting!!

Bloodletting spills your blood in order to heal diseases. Vaccinators poison your blood in order to prevent disease!!

A Great Briton confronts "Dr" Jenner

"He talked of the first effects of his discovery on some of his sapient (wise,discerning) townsfolk. One lady, of no mean influence among them, met him soon after the publication of his Inquiry. She accosted him in this form,and in the true Gloucestershire dialect. "So, your book is out at last. Well! I can tell you that there be'ant a copy sold in our town; nor sha'n't neither, if I can help it." On another occasion, the same notable dame having heard some rumours of failures in vaccination, came up to the doctor with great eagerness, and said, " Shan't us have a general inoculation (i.e. smallpox inoculation) now ? (Life of Edward Jenner, vol. 2, p. 304)."

This Great Briton lived in the same town as Jenner and knew him personally. It was foreign nations that LOVED his vaccination. Closer to home the people knew the real "Dr. Jenner and hated his doctrine. If everybody thought like this Lady, we would have a vaccine free, healthy world now.

Moses was a great Scientist and Doctor!!

Moses said this about human blood:

"For the life of the flesh is in the BLOOD . . for it (BLOOD) is the LIFE of ALL flesh"(Lev. 17:11-14).


Baron, John. Life of Edward Jenner, in 2 volumes, H. Colburn, London, 1838. (John Baron was consulting physician to the LUNATIC ASYLUM at Gloucester).

Sinclair, John, The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism, Pasadena, California, 1919.

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A DREADED DISEASE Wednesday Oct 30, 2002

Can Smallpox Come Back?

Edward Jenner
Edward Jenner (Culver Pictures Photo)

"Pest House"
"Pest House" (Culver Pictures Photo)

From the book, "Bats, Mosquitoes and Dollars" by Dr. Charles A.R. Campbell.

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By Delthia Ricks
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Imagine yourself as a teenager about 110 years ago.

Your parents adore you. But if you got sick with smallpox, a highly contagious, dreaded and deadly virus, the people around you might have become very upset and frightened. The disease killed 30 percent of all unvaccinated people who were exposed to it.

Depending on where you lived, it is likely that you would be sent to something called a "pest house."

Diseases were a threat to entire communities, and smallpox was one of the most feared. That's why many communities built "pest houses," which were usually just shacks. In England, some of these houses have been preserved. Historians say they were used to isolate people infected with the worst contagious diseases, such as plague, tuberculosis, and, of course, smallpox.

In some families, several people might have been vaccinated against smallpox, and if you were lucky enough to have had a mom and dad already immunized, you might have been able to avoid the pest house by being quarantined -- isolated -- at home.

Even though the disease was wiped from the face of the earth decades ago, top U.S. officials now are discussing the possibility of vaccinating thousands of health care workers against the virus. The fear is that bioterrorists could bring smallpox back. A panel of immunization experts says 500,000 doctors, nurses and other health care workers should be vaccinated so they could aid people in case of an attack.

Bioterrorists use germs as a weapon, to sicken and harm people. Some activists are so afraid of bioterrorism that they think the smallpox vaccine should be offered to anyone who wants it. Federal health officials say mass vaccination without evidence of an attack is unnecessary -- and it would be dangerous for some. The vaccine has life-threatening side effects in 15 of every 1 million vaccinated.

Smallpox, which could be transmitted by touch or by coughing, caused a horrible fever. You would be so drenched in perspiration and so weak from being sick that it would be difficult to lift your head from your pillow. And if that wasn't enough, dozens of pus-filled blisters would form on your body, even on the palms of your hands and the soles of your feet. The disease often left its victims pockmarked or brain-damaged -- if not dead.

A vaccine for smallpox was developed by a British physician, Edward Jenner, in 1796, and reported to the world in 1798 -- but it took 151 years to eradicate the disease in the United States and 31 more before it was stamped out globally.

Fortunately, smallpox was declared eradicated -- wiped out -- in 1980 by the World Health Organization, know as WHO. This agency tries to eliminate diseases by vaccinating people. When WHO started its smallpox eradication progran in 1967, 15 million people in the world were catching smallpox, and 2 million were dying. In the 20th century, smallpox killed 500 million people.

The last U.S. case was in 1949, and routine smallpox vaccination ended in this country in 1972. When smallpox was eradicated, stocks of the virus were sent to the United States and the former Soviet Union. Defense experts believe some of the Soviet's supplies went to rogue governments. National defense experts think such governments -- or terrorists with access to the supplies -- may want to use the virus as a weapon the way someone used anthrax bacteria last year to sicken and kill people.

Now that smallpox is back in the news, the federal government is stocking up on vaccines and plans to have enough available by the end of the year to immunize every man, woman and child in the United States, just in case they are needed.

A virus such as smallpox is an invisible scrap of protein with an infectious wad of genes. Some viruses are harmless, others are deadly. Smallpox is one of the deadliest.

Even though top officials in President George W. Bush's administration say there is not much of a chance of the United States being attacked with a virus, health officials at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking no chances.

Doctors at the CDC are studying the vaccine and reading reports from long ago when smallpox was a threat in the world. As part of the government's preparation, they are conducting experiments, called clinical trials, using the smallpox vaccine.

In these experiments, people are given the vaccine to see if it will protect them. So far, studies show that, not only does the vaccine work, it can be diluted and still protect people from the disease. A clinical trial involving children is supposed to take place before the end of the year. Doctors in California and Ohio will give the vaccine to kids to see how well they respond to the immunization. Doctors know that you're fully immunized after your vaccination when, in a week or two, a scab forms on your arm.

Bush must decide soon who should receive vaccinations first and who should be discouraged from getting them. These might include people whose immune systems have been weakened by cancer or infections or serious skin conditions, such as eczema.

It took 182 years for the disease to be wiped from the planet. Experts say only terrorism can bring it back.


All of the credit for the discovery of the smallpox vaccine goes to Edward Jenner. In fact, the 1796 smallpox vaccine was the world's first.

Jenner, a British physician, developed a vaccine against the disease after noticing that young women who milked cows never got smallpox.

Cows got cowpox, and that disease could be transmitted to people who milked them. Milkmaids routinely got cowpox infections. Ugly bumps would develop on their hands. But even though these bumps were ugly, they were not harmful.

So, Jenner started infecting people with cowpox and found that he could prevent smallpox.

The word "vaccine" is derived from the word "vaccinus," the Latin word for cows, because the first vaccine was based on cowpox. If you know Spanish, you know that the word for cow is vaca. In French, it's vache.

Smallpox got its name centuries ago to distinguish its small crusty pustules from the much larger ones caused by syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease. The skin eruption caused by syphilis was called "greatpox."

William Shakespeare often used the term "pox" as a form of profanity. In his day (1564-1616), the term was widely used in anger, as in: "A pox on your house!" In science, poxviruses are any of a vast number of microbes that infect a wide range of species. They include fowlpox, monkeypox, and swinepox, to name a few.

- Delthia Ricks

Copyright © 2002, Newsday, Inc.


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