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It is sad to see Paul Offit make such a fool of himself on this twitter exchange. Thanks Aaron for the valuable work you do in exposing this fraud.

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They can do all the clinical trials they want; I will never under any circumstances ever take any vaccine.

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Thank you so much for this. I commented on the original article, then got harassed by Dr. Offit’s guard dogs that the antivaxxers are lying and you CAN sue vaccine makers for injury. And that autism starts in the womb, so it’s easy to prove all parents who know vaccines damaged their kids are lying. Oh, and my favorite, that the Dr. Offits of the world care more for our kids than we do. Lovely. 🙄

We clearly have more work to do, but the fact that you have facts and truth on your side, and that you WIN these cases proves we are maki g progress. God bless you, Mr. Siri, and the work you do.

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Mr. Siri, this was a joy to read. Thank you for this fine investigative work and for the eloquent rebuttal to Dr. Offit's false claims. I look forward to more discourse between the two of you, assuming he's up for it.

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Oh man. I feel sorry for that poor old doctor guy who just got schooled on vaccines by an attorney.

It's a sad day when attorneys know more about medicine than doctors.

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Offit's double-speak is wearing thin. Like "Anti-vaxxer". Their tropes lose their power when they stretch them beyond the point of breaking. Aaron Siri has the very basic, elementary aspect of the concept of EXPERIMENTAL CONTROL while Offit does not. I am deeply concerned, and amazed, quite frankly, that he holds such sway and influence over the way people think about vaccines and vaccine safety, in particular. This exchange should be required reading for anyone doing medical research of any kind, everywhere.

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The quickest way to become anti-vaccine is to listen very closely to the arguments of the pro-vaccine crowd.

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Vaccine Safety is an oxymoron.

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Thank you for your tremendous work. I have a very marked up copy of “Turtles, all the Way down”. This is a worthy detailed compendium.

I am in awe of the good work that you and others in the Truth and Medical Freedom Movement are doing.

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Offit should read "Turtles All The Way Down: Vaccine Science & Myths". I highly recommend this detailed book regarding how vaccines were approved based on the faulty approval of the ones used as the "placebo" for the next one. Be sure to type in the entire title because if you just type in the first part you'll get another "Turtles All the Way down" even using DuckDuckGo. So, clearly it is being hidden from traditional searches.

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There are only two possible explanations for Mr. Offit's badly-reasoned article. (1) he's caught in a faith-based cult or (2) he's a leader of the cult. In either case, Mr. Siri's replies are not going to help Mr. Offit; they are for us to spread around and help other people with.

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Sadly, proof is only useful to those who are willing to read. It means precious little to those who merely want their particular bias to be reinforced.

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Can't say how much I appreciate this, Mr. Siri. Your work is invaluable. Please keep going, knowing that many many people are depending on your - and others' - courageous work.

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Great work laying all this evidence out! maybe Del can mention it on the Highwire so that more folks can see this evidence so clearly articulated.

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On A Positive Note:

The Establishment Is Terrified.

They Are Terrified Of You.

They Are Terrified Of Me.

They Are Terrified Of Their Own Shadows.

To A Person, They Are Insecure.

- And It Humiliates Them.

So Use It.

Use That.

That's How This Gets Done.

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Congratulations Aaron this is fantabulous, every word, every blow!! You seem too classy to gloat so let me confess loving this exchange with a high priest of The Science authorities.

Paul Offit was blinded by his own status. Foolhardy Offit imagined he could dominate in face off opposing FOIA legend & legal Jedi Master Aaron Siri on the subject of vaccine safety.

Grab popcorn & savor brilliant drubbing & win for children the world over.. love, love, love you!! <3

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