Should state mandate immunizations? New requirements effective in July

May 4, 2011 Full story: Chattanoogan.com 9,583

Immunizations are one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to protect children against childhood diseases and Tennessee law requires documented immunizations.

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Zeke

Paris, TN

#9770 Jul 17, 2014
Geeze wrote:
<quoted text>
I didn't see "income tax" I believe he was speaking of our sales tax rate. If you were capable of thinking that might have dawned on you.
You are the one who cannot think. To take a somewhat typical example. In idaho, a married couple who earns a (pitiful) 21,000 pays about 5.1% of that in state income taxes that is about 1070 dollars. The state sales tax is 6%(higher in some cities). If we assume that the couple spends. 18,000 of that money they would pay 1080 in sales taxes.

So the couple pays state taxes of 2150 dollars. Those in Tennessee will pay 1800 in sales tax and no income tax.

So where would you prefer to live if taxation were the only issue?
geeze

Lexington, TN

#9773 Jul 18, 2014
Zeke wrote:
<quoted text>
You are the one who cannot think. To take a somewhat typical example. In idaho, a married couple who earns a (pitiful) 21,000 pays about 5.1% of that in state income taxes that is about 1070 dollars. The state sales tax is 6%(higher in some cities). If we assume that the couple spends. 18,000 of that money they would pay 1080 in sales taxes.
So the couple pays state taxes of 2150 dollars. Those in Tennessee will pay 1800 in sales tax and no income tax.
So where would you prefer to live if taxation were the only issue?
I only pointed out the error in your thinking, you know regarding the 10% tax rate mentioned in the post.
You, dear Zekester, were the one who jumped straight to "state income tax"
now you've made another leap.
ADD much?
yep

Jackson, TN

#9776 Jul 18, 2014
Yep
ughhhh

Little Rock, AR

#9777 Jul 20, 2014
Definitely
toogood

Travelers Rest, SC

#9778 Jul 20, 2014
Yes
jimmy

Livingston, TN

#9779 Jul 21, 2014
Most of you that posts on here w/ negativity aimed at the others that Do Not want vaccines mandated really believe you are so smart and believe anything the government tells you that is in those vaccines so my question is do you believe everything your it's told you ? What about all your politicians? MRS. LERNER? Our government is so honest and you guys think you know so much then why is our country in so trouble with you all's knowledge?
jimmy

Livingston, TN

#9780 Jul 21, 2014
Calling yourself smart isn't wisdom. It's dumb
Zeke

Paris, TN

#9781 Jul 21, 2014
jimmy wrote:
Most of you that posts on here w/ negativity aimed at the others that Do Not want vaccines mandated really believe you are so smart and believe anything the government tells you that is in those vaccines so my question is do you believe everything your it's told you ? What about all your politicians? MRS. LERNER? Our government is so honest and you guys think you know so much then why is our country in so trouble with you all's knowledge?
People like you who have no understanding of science, and who have no argument tend, like you have done, to accuse those who disagree with your opinion of not thinking for themselves.

Your last statemtents are based on a false assumption: because a few are corrupted, it does not mean everybody is corruoted. Or are you claiming to be corrupted as well--in which case you are also lying.
WTH

Loudon, TN

#9782 Jul 21, 2014
jimmy wrote:
Most of you that posts on here w/ negativity aimed at the others that Do Not want vaccines mandated really believe you are so smart and believe anything the government tells you that is in those vaccines so my question is do you believe everything your it's told you ? What about all your politicians? MRS. LERNER? Our government is so honest and you guys think you know so much then why is our country in so trouble with you all's knowledge?
News flash, genius, the government doesn't tell us what is in vaccines. The manufacturers do to some extent, but most vaccinations, such as tetanus, have the contents available to see, but that is rarely done.
Geeze

Lexington, TN

#9783 Jul 21, 2014
I've read all the double blind placebo controlled "official" studies on vaccines. It took like zero time, cause there are zero studies.

Studies show that vaccinated children are healthier than unvaccinated children?
Nope. No large-scale study in the United States has been done to date. &#8232;

Studies show vaccines do not have adverse reactions?
Nope Currently, all vaccines have possible adverse reactions. &#8232;

Studies show vaccines do not cause any health conditions, including the ones they’re designed to prevent.
Nope. All vaccines can and have caused the very diseases they’re designed to prevent.

&#8232;Studies show that herd immunity applies to vaccinations?
Nope. It has been presumed that herd immunity applies to vaccines. &#8232;

Studies show vaccines actually prevent disease?
Nope. Currently, not a single study to date has proven this. This hypothesis is dependent upon the assumption that every single person would have gotten the disease if they weren’t vaccinated and that vaccinations are the only way to prevent disease.
WTH

Lexington, TN

#9784 Jul 21, 2014
Believe it or not, polio is asymptomatic in 95% of people who actually get it; and prior to polio vaccine licensure, anything with paralysis lasting longer than 24 hours would have yielded a polio diagnosis. Aseptic and viral meningitis, Coxsackie virus, hand foot mouth, transverse myelitis, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Syphilis, DDT, arsenic, and lead poisoning etc. were all diagnosed as polio prior to the vaccine. Seriously, you could play dead and get a polio diagnosis.

After vaccine licensure, diagnostic criteria changed to make the vaccine look more effective. The 220, 365 cases of non-paralytic polio that occurred between 1960 and 1992 were now labeled “aseptic meningitis.” This is just one of many examples. Not to mention that the only cases of polio recorded between 1973 and 2000 were caused by the vaccine. So we should all ask ourselves, did our dear friend, neighbor, or relative with polio actually have polio? If they did have polio, was it caused by the vaccine? Are they in a wheel-chair? If so, was it due to the barbaric methods used by the medical profession to treat polio? While we’re at it, does our dear friend, neighbor, or relative have cancer? If so, was it caused by the polio vaccine?
WTH

Loudon, TN

#9785 Jul 22, 2014
WTH wrote:
Believe it or not, polio is asymptomatic in 95% of people who actually get it; and prior to polio vaccine licensure, anything with paralysis lasting longer than 24 hours would have yielded a polio diagnosis. Aseptic and viral meningitis, Coxsackie virus, hand foot mouth, transverse myelitis, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Syphilis, DDT, arsenic, and lead poisoning etc. were all diagnosed as polio prior to the vaccine. Seriously, you could play dead and get a polio diagnosis.
After vaccine licensure, diagnostic criteria changed to make the vaccine look more effective. The 220, 365 cases of non-paralytic polio that occurred between 1960 and 1992 were now labeled “aseptic meningitis.” This is just one of many examples. Not to mention that the only cases of polio recorded between 1973 and 2000 were caused by the vaccine. So we should all ask ourselves, did our dear friend, neighbor, or relative with polio actually have polio? If they did have polio, was it caused by the vaccine? Are they in a wheel-chair? If so, was it due to the barbaric methods used by the medical profession to treat polio? While we’re at it, does our dear friend, neighbor, or relative have cancer? If so, was it caused by the polio vaccine?
So, you can't even come up with your own name? yes, we don't believe the sh1t you say because it isn't true.
WTH

Loudon, TN

#9786 Jul 22, 2014
Geeze wrote:
I've read all the double blind placebo controlled "official" studies on vaccines. It took like zero time, cause there are zero studies.
Studies show that vaccinated children are healthier than unvaccinated children?
Nope. No large-scale study in the United States has been done to date. &#8232;
Studies show vaccines do not have adverse reactions?
Nope Currently, all vaccines have possible adverse reactions. &#8232;
Studies show vaccines do not cause any health conditions, including the ones they’re designed to prevent.
Nope. All vaccines can and have caused the very diseases they’re designed to prevent.
&#8232;Studies show that herd immunity applies to vaccinations?
Nope. It has been presumed that herd immunity applies to vaccines. &#8232;
Studies show vaccines actually prevent disease?
Nope. Currently, not a single study to date has proven this. This hypothesis is dependent upon the assumption that every single person would have gotten the disease if they weren’t vaccinated and that vaccinations are the only way to prevent disease.
Then please, feel free to NOT get any shots ever. Also, please never go to a doctor or dentist.
Wwe

Dyersburg, TN

#9787 Jul 22, 2014
Buya
WAC

Dyersburg, TN

#9788 Jul 22, 2014
Vaccines fall under section 6, article 12.3
Zeke

Paris, TN

#9789 Jul 23, 2014
WAC wrote:
Vaccines fall under section 6, article 12.3
What section? What article?

This claim has been made here before--problem is you folks cannot understand statzistical terms.
WTH

Loudon, TN

#9790 Jul 23, 2014
jimmy wrote:
Calling yourself smart isn't wisdom. It's dumb
No one is claiming to be smart, we're just calling you.... well, less than able to understand.
Geeze

Lexington, TN

#9791 Jul 23, 2014
WTH wrote:
<quoted text>So, you can't even come up with your own name? yes, we don't believe the sh1t you say because it isn't true.
Surprisingly, 95% of all individuals infected with polio have no apparent symptoms.

Another 4%– 8% of infected individuals have symptoms of a minor, non-specific nature, such as sore throat and fever, nausea, vomiting, and other common symptoms of any viral illness.

About 1%– 2% of infected individuals develop non-paralytic aseptic meningitis, with temporary stiffness of the neck, back, and/or legs.

Less than 2% of all polio infections result in the classic "flaccid paralysis," where the patient is left with permanent weakness or paralysis of legs, arms, or both.

http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp...
Geeze

Lexington, TN

#9792 Jul 23, 2014
Zeke wrote:
<quoted text>
What section? What article?
This claim has been made here before--problem is you folks cannot understand statzistical terms.
zeke, how does quoting a statute translate to to interpreting "stazistical" terms?

WTH

Loudon, TN

#9793 Jul 23, 2014
Geeze wrote:
<quoted text>
Surprisingly, 95% of all individuals infected with polio have no apparent symptoms.
Another 4%– 8% of infected individuals have symptoms of a minor, non-specific nature, such as sore throat and fever, nausea, vomiting, and other common symptoms of any viral illness.
About 1%– 2% of infected individuals develop non-paralytic aseptic meningitis, with temporary stiffness of the neck, back, and/or legs.
Less than 2% of all polio infections result in the classic "flaccid paralysis," where the patient is left with permanent weakness or paralysis of legs, arms, or both.
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp...
So what? All diseases are carried by people and most never know it. True of flu, etc. Again, so what? Don't want the vaccine don't get it. Don't want your kid to get it, home school them, but don't inflict your stupidity on my kids.

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