YouGov poll: 67% of Republicans, 81% of Democrats support government vaccine mandates

posted at 2:01 pm on February 4, 2015 by Allahpundit

Fresh evidence that this isn’t a partisan issue despite the left-leaning media’s selfish, stupid, dangerous attempt to make it one. Here’s the response when YouGov asked whether the government should or shouldn’t require kids to be vaccinated against infectious diseases. How many hot-button issues nowadays draw supermajority support in both parties?

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Among the five percent of Dems who don’t support state mandates: Barack Obama, apparently. If you’re a reporter looking to politicize the issue, you can take heart in the fact that GOPers are 14 points less likely to back compulsory vaccination than Democrats are. On the other hand, they’re eight points more likely to back it than independents. It may be that some small subset of indies, in rejecting the two major parties as part of a corrupt establishment, are more susceptible to anti-establishment theories on things like vaccination too.

There are actually quite a few groups that are less likely than Republicans to support mandates. Young adults, who tipped against mandates in another recent YouGov poll, are strongly in favor here at 62/24 — but a bit less so than the GOP is. (Slightly older adults in the 30-44 group are almost identical in their support at 62/23.) Either the earlier YouGov poll was an outlier or the burst of pro-vaccination media coverage lately has educated a lot of 18-29-year-olds quickly. Blacks, whose support for vaccines is usually comparable to whites’ in polling, are a bit less likely to support mandates here than Republicans are, splitting 62/16. (Given that most black voters are Democrats and overall Democratic support for vaccine mandates is much higher at 81 percent, white Democrats must be overwhelmingly in favor of mandates.) Interestingly, men split just 63/22 on mandates while women split 72/15. You can supply your own theory for that. Men lean a bit right while women (especially young women) lean left, so women are probably more comfortable with state mandates generally.

But here’s the showstopper in the YouGov poll:

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Verrrry rarely do you find support for scientific consensus shrinking as you go up the income ladder, but here it is — a 15-point drop between people who make less than $100,000 a year and those who make more. That fits with reports that it’s actually well-heeled New Age lefty cranks in California’s wealthier neighborhoods who are responsible for the current outbreak. Do note, though, that the subsample for the $100K+ group is small and the numbers here are contradicted by the results in other measles-related questions in today’s poll. For instance, the $100K+ group is actually the most likely to say that unvaccinated kids should be banned from public schools. A group that’s sympathetic to defying government mandates on vaccines should presumably also be sympathetic to not ostracizing unvaccinated kids.

I’ll leave you with this excellent point from Sean Trende about the topline numbers:

Yep. Like I said yesterday, some sizable chunk of GOP resistance to compulsory vaccines is surely due to suspicion of government mandates generally, not suspicion of vaccines per se. Democrats don’t share that suspicion (especially when there’s a Democrat in the White House). Switch this question around, though, so that vaccines are being pushed not by the government but by — gasp — greedy corporations and you’ll find those lefty numbers shift.


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Once eradicated what brung the measles back to the USA?

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:03 PM

Once eradicated what brung the measles back to the USA?
Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:03 PM

I’m guessing that vaccination rates were the same say, three years ago, that they are now, so maybe the wildcard is the many thousands of disease infested vermin 0b0la has encouraged to jump the fence?

Akzed on February 4, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Ask obama to mandate the vaccination of all the illegal aliens.

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Recall when the same media was opposed to quarantining the nurse and other Ebola-related…Kaci Hickox anyone ???????

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:06 PM

How is this still a story?

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Ask obama to mandate the vaccination of all the illegal aliens. Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Oh no, that would violate their rights. But those in custody do get hormone therapy if they are confused sex perverts though.

Akzed on February 4, 2015 at 2:08 PM

Issuing federal vaccination mandates will dramatically reduce vaccination rates – and increase fear and doubt – what is needed is better and consistent public education about the dangers of easily preventable diseases – and debunking of anti-vaxxer lies.

Pork-Chop on February 4, 2015 at 2:11 PM

How is this still a story?

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Ask your fellow travellers who have stopped vaccinating their children in the upper eschelons of society in California.

And why are you surprised – ObamaCare pays for homeopathy and accupuncture so why shouldn’t the anti-science left feel free to carry on?

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 2:13 PM

Here’s the response when YouGov asked whether the government should or shouldn’t require kids to be vaccinated against infectious diseases.

Gee … that’s just brilliant. There are thousands of infectious diseases and they want to poll if the govvernment should be given the power to mandate any vaccine against any of these infectious diseases on its whim? What sort of an idiot would agree to that, especially seeing the past BS fear mongering about swine flu and bird flu and the various other cases of government fear-mongering about diseases that posed little threat at the time the government claimed we were all, going to die from them? And there are people who trust this government to mandate any new vaccine against any infectious disease when it is the same government that happily imported Ebola cases like they were going out of style?

Anyone who answered “yes” to this question is an idiot. Perhaps they could have actually asked about mandates for Measles vaccines, new, untested Ebola vaccines, HPV vaccines, etc? But, nooooo. That would have revealed that the whole “anti-vaccine” debate was ill-framed, to begin with.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 4, 2015 at 2:14 PM

An honest question would be “Do you believe in the efficacy of vaccinations”. That would show us who believes what without any of the buzzwords.

txaggie on February 4, 2015 at 2:14 PM

Yep. Like I said yesterday, some sizable chunk of GOP resistance to compulsory vaccines is surely due to suspicion of government mandates generally, not suspicion of vaccines per se.

Bingo

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 2:14 PM

Perhaps it isn’t skepticism about science that’s shrinking with income growth, but the support of freedom for parents to make decisions for their own children?

Annielou on February 4, 2015 at 2:15 PM

To be honest 8 out of 10 democrats would support government genocide if their guy was in charge.

jukin3 on February 4, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Have they developed a vaccine for the disease of liberalism yet? If so, all should get it so the disease can’t spread effectively among the growing number of unformed minds, which are most susceptible to infection.

otlset on February 4, 2015 at 2:17 PM

Recall when the same media was opposed to quarantining the nurse and other Ebola-related…Kaci Hickox anyone ???????

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:06 PM

She was on MSDNC yesterday. Bashing Christie for his remarks and saying that such comments are better left to health professionals like herself. I think we’ve got years of seeing Kaci ahead of us. The LSM have found their latest “medical expert.”

Happy Nomad on February 4, 2015 at 2:17 PM

http://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/davidbadash/rand_paul_belonged_to_fringe_medical_group_that_denied_hiv_causes_aids

Frankly, Paul fans should be more concerned about this.

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:17 PM

How is this still a story?

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Good grief! The days of miracles are not over! For once I not only agree with libfreeordie, but he said something that made sense.

Neitherleftorright on February 4, 2015 at 2:18 PM

Ask obama to mandate the vaccination of all the illegal aliens.

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Yep. Any discussion of infectious disease and the risk to the citizenry should start with stopping the treasonous importation (and distribution) of disease-ridden illegal vermin invaders and the arrest for treason of those who support the invasion by giving aid and comfort to the illegals.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 4, 2015 at 2:19 PM

To be honest 8 out of 10 democrats would support government genocide if their guy was in charge.

jukin3 on February 4, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Well yeah, that’s because they assume that the bad stuff will happen to somebody else.

Happy Nomad on February 4, 2015 at 2:19 PM

The proper question is between AAI (Artificially Acquired Immunities) and NAI (Naturally Acquired Immunities).

As a species we grew and prospered because we could adapt. If we become totally dependent upon AAI’s for our well being do we then give up that ability to adapt?

Do not take me in error.

AAI’s have noble results with Polio, Small Pox, and other curses of man kind.
The question is have we gone to the “for profit” alter of the Pharmaceutical Companies to often? I do question the annual pilgrimage for the current variant of the flue shot and minor child hood disease that the world has all lived thru for generations.

Just because the Pharmaceutical companies can prevent some diseases dose not mean that they should prevent all disease.

jpcpt03 on February 4, 2015 at 2:21 PM

Why do some parents want to harm their kids?

weedisgood on February 4, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Ebola, a killer: “Stop spreading panic!”

Measles, relatively harmless: “Round everyone up and force them to take injections!”

SirGawain on February 4, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Great;
Then they should have No Trouble passing a Constitutional Amendment to make it the law of the land.

Because the real issue isn’t good idea – bad idea.

It’s government control of “The People” and the degree to which we shall be a Constitutional Republic.

jaydee_007 on February 4, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Anyone remember the Chicken Pox parties?

A long time ago, in a country far, far away, when a kid in the neighborhood got the chicken pox or the measles, every kid on the block was invited over for a big ol’ party or a sleep over.

Fun times. BTW, it worked. Everyone got the pox, suffered through it, then got better, and none of us ever have to worry about it.

‘cept that damn shingles thing.

BobMbx on February 4, 2015 at 2:26 PM

Earth to Ned Pepper: Gallup’s daily O’bama job approval tracking poll is out for today.

45%.

Down a point since yesterday.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2015 at 2:27 PM

For instance, the $100K+ group is actually the most likely to say that unvaccinated kids should be banned from public schools. A group that’s sympathetic to defying government mandates on vaccines should presumably also be sympathetic to not ostracizing unvaccinated kids.

to the extent that $100K+ earners can see public schools as part of the free enterprise system where operators and entrepreneurs get to set their own standards based on market demands, then I see no contradiction in their opposition to gov’t mandated vaccines while supporting a ban on unvaccinated children in public schools.

It is the free market place, a primary mechanism for individuals’ pursuit of happiness, that provides incentives for people to act in their own best interest even on the question of whether or not to maintain health (i.e. obtain vaccinations). It is because of the far reaching incentives the free market place provides that makes it wasteful and pointless that the U.S. gov’t get involved in choices such as vaccinations or health care.

beselfish on February 4, 2015 at 2:29 PM

FOR. F*CKS. SAKE. STOP. IT.

Midas on February 4, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Republicans have come to grips with the eugenics tendencies of the left, I’m pretty sure. Republicans understand that Obama and his science czar Holdren want to clandestinely sterilize the population in a uniform manner, since it has been admitted to in Holdren’s Eco-Science book. So why would you let them inject things into your children while they are in power?

Buddahpundit on February 4, 2015 at 2:34 PM

How is this still a story?

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Um, because it’s your Democrats who are keeping it alive?

On Tuesday’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes continued the liberal spin that the only anti-vaxxers are Republicans.

Eagerly clawing around for a wedge issue with which to split the Republican Party, the New York Times used the controversy over mandatory vaccinations to smear the GOP as opposed to “modern science” and “established science” in “Measles Proves Delicate Issue to G.O.P. Field,” a front-page story Tuesday.

On Wednesday, CBS This Morning hosted Peggy Noonan, CBS News contributor and columnist for the Wall Street Journal, to discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding the measles vaccine. Throughout the interview, CBS co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King pressed Noonan to admit that the GOP has an anti-vaccine problem while omitting President Obama and Hillary Clinton’s previous anti-vaccine statements.

While the ABC, NBC, and CBS morning shows on Tuesday all jumped on potential Republican 2016 contenders Chris Christie and Rand Paul being sympathetic toward parents skeptical of child vaccinations, all three broadcast networks ignored Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton holding the same positions in 2008.

On Monday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow brought on Ryan Grim, Washington Bureau Chief of the liberal Huffington Post, to discuss the fallout following Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) and Senator Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) controversial comments on vaccines. Speaking to Maddow, Grim strangely connected the libertarian Koch brothers to those who oppose vaccines, arguing that “the only kind of overlap here is the kind of anti- authority, anti-government, and anti-science bent that you see among a lot of the climate change deniers. You know, that was very much generated and fueled by the Koch brothers.”

You really need to get out of the teaching assistant’s lounge more.

F-

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2015 at 2:34 PM

Jenny McCarthy. You believed her.
Go chew on that for awhile.
I don’t want the government to mandate anything. If your crumb crunchers are not vaccinated, they are not allowed to be schooled with crumb crunchers who are vaccinated.

HornetSting on February 4, 2015 at 2:34 PM

How is this still a story?

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:07 PM

It’s not, but AllahPundit is going to keep on posting it until you like it.

TheDriver on February 4, 2015 at 2:36 PM

Open borders

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2015 at 2:38 PM

Dive a little deeper and see what the numbers tell you.

I’m supportive of mandatory vaccinations for Polio, Diptheria, measles, mumps, rubella, etc. The standard battery I received growing up and as a military brat and then as a military man myself.

I’m opposed to mandatory flu vaccinations.

Charlemagne on February 4, 2015 at 2:38 PM

YouGov poll: 67% of Republicans, 81% of Democrats support government vaccine mandates

What government?
Federal?
State?
County?
Municipal?
School District?

Which infectious diseases?
AIDS?
Chickenpox?
Colardo tick fever?
Cholera?
Diptheria?
Dengue Fever?
HPV?
Gonorrhea?
Influenza?
Leprosy?
Tuberculosis?

What kind of mandate?
Physically forced immunizations?
Stripping of custody from parents?
Fines for parents?
Incarceration of parents?
Parents or children forced to wear a scarlet letter?

airupthere on February 4, 2015 at 2:39 PM

They’re not the government’s children. But requiring immunization to attend public schools makes sense if you’re going to have public schools.

Unvaccinated people pose risks only to themselves and other unvaccinated people. The problem is largely self-correcting. I fail to see any need for federal involvement.

novaculus on February 4, 2015 at 2:39 PM

Earth to Ned Pepper: Gallup’s daily O’bama job approval tracking poll is out for today.

45%.

Down a point since yesterday.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Not to defend Obama or Pepper, but what was Bush’s job approval rating in February 2007?

TheDriver on February 4, 2015 at 2:41 PM

I think this is a self-correcting problem. If enough kids get measles, etc., the local school boards will require vaccinations. Or, if they don’t, their schools will get hit with all sorts of terrible diseases. So, government mandates? Heck no, especially if we are talking about federal mandates. Take care of this at the lowest level possible, and with the least coercion. It will settle down.

Surellin on February 4, 2015 at 2:44 PM

http://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/davidbadash/rand_paul_belonged_to_fringe_medical_group_that_denied_hiv_causes_aids

Frankly, Paul fans should be more concerned about this.

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:17 PM

Why all the hate? Obama was against gay marriage until two years ago. His political career started in the home of a domestic terrorist and radical. And his pastor is a leftwing racist nut. We’re past all this stuff now.

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Any vaccine that Big Pharma comes up with against an “infectious disease”? Seriously? We want the gov to mandate any vaccine? The poll wasn’t specific about what vaccine and we just go along? It sure sounds like trading freedom for security again.

Can we really “eradicate” any disease? That seems like a pretty high bar to set with vaccines alone and a little unrealistic. I’ve never had to worry about measles because I’ve already had them and now I have antibodies. If I took a vaccine, it would only last a few years, or have I got that wrong? It sure seems like we’re building up a false sense of security on these shots.

rhombus on February 4, 2015 at 2:47 PM

http://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/davidbadash/rand_paul_belonged_to_fringe_medical_group_that_denied_hiv_causes_aids

Frankly, Paul fans should be more concerned about this.

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:17 PM

Yawn, this is really old, stale news. Jack Conway and the Democrats tried to use that against Paul in 2010, and no one cared.

TheDriver on February 4, 2015 at 2:48 PM

How is this still a story?

libfreeordie on February 4, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Why can’t Josh Earnest answer a question?

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 2:48 PM

Why can’t Josh Earnest answer a question?

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 2:48 PM

Because he’s paid to deflect, not answer.

rhombus on February 4, 2015 at 2:49 PM

Exactly how does anyone think a “mandate” would be enforceable? You going to throw parents in jail if they refuse?

gengwall on February 4, 2015 at 2:50 PM

Exactly how does anyone think a “mandate” would be enforceable? You going to throw parents in jail if they refuse?

gengwall on February 4, 2015 at 2:50 PM

No public schools or university for starters.

Doctors and hospitals refuse treatment is another.

Your choice. Be responsible or be a free rider and be shunned.

Pablo Honey on February 4, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Build the danged fence.

sauldalinsky on February 4, 2015 at 3:07 PM

Doctors and hospitals refuse treatment is another.

How are you going to force private doctors and hospitals to do that, without the police power of government?

By all means though, please make them required for government schools. Maybe it’ll increase the use of private and home schools.

TheDriver on February 4, 2015 at 3:10 PM

No public schools or university for starters.

Doctors and hospitals refuse treatment is another.

Your choice. Be responsible or be a free rider and be shunned.

Pablo Honey on February 4, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Ha ha ha. I love you lefties.

FREE HEALTH CARE IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT!1!!!!ELEVENTY!!1!!1
FREE EDUCATION IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT!!1!!!11!!

Oh, you won’t do what we tell you – we’re cutting you off from all of your basic human rights.

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 3:11 PM

No public schools or university for starters.

Doctors and hospitals refuse treatment is another.

Your choice. Be responsible or be a free rider and be shunned.

Pablo Honey on February 4, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Except for illegal aliens right?

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 3:13 PM

How are you going to force private doctors and hospitals to do that, without the police power of government?

By all means though, please make them required for government schools. Maybe it’ll increase the use of private and home schools.

TheDriver on February 4, 2015 at 3:10 PM

Who said force them…it would be their option and a responsibility to their patients.

Pablo Honey on February 4, 2015 at 3:19 PM

Ha ha ha. I love you lefties.

FREE HEALTH CARE IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT!1!!!!ELEVENTY!!1!!1
FREE EDUCATION IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT!!1!!!11!!

Oh, you won’t do what we tell you – we’re cutting you off from all of your basic human rights.

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 3:11 PM

Nothing is free.

Including strawmen.

Pablo Honey on February 4, 2015 at 3:21 PM

Nothing is free.

Including strawmen.

Pablo Honey on February 4, 2015 at 3:21 PM

Oh, please.

You lefties looooove to hammer conservatives every time we don’t want to go along with one of your boondoggle projects that’s supposed to solve some problem. You love to paint us as hateful and uncaring and all the rest of it. We want to starve kids. We want to deny people health care.

And here you are advocating stripping people of education and health care because they won’t do what you want them to do.

But maybe you’re not one of those kinds of lefties. But I’ve never seen you call the other lefties out on this same crap when they engage in it.

And do you want the illegal immigrants held to this standard as well – or is it only citizens and legal immigrants who will be denied education and health care?

gwelf on February 4, 2015 at 3:26 PM

No public schools or university for starters.

Trouble with that is that most anti-vax’ers probably send their kids to private school or home school to begin with. Even still, public education is now a “right” so at best they would have to create “leper” schools for the non-vaccinated kids. But isn’t that segregation? Aren’t we all about “mainstreaming”. So many holes in this idea it is hard to kow where to begin.

Doctors and hospitals refuse treatment is another.

It’s illegal for doctors and hospitals to refuse emergency treatment plus it violates their oath. My father was a doctor. I can’t imagine him EVER denying necessary treatment to someone just because they weren’t vaccinated. It makes no sense at all.

gengwall on February 4, 2015 at 3:43 PM

So what’s the over/under on the vaccine panic threads today?
Everybody placed their bets?

OMG! We’re all gonna die!!11!!1!!

whatcat on February 4, 2015 at 3:46 PM

gengwall on February 4, 2015 at 3:43 PM

I think if people demand the government piles on more mandates and laws on Americans, they should at least come up with one that’s not meaningless and unenforceable. That’s what good NannyStaters would do.

whatcat on February 4, 2015 at 3:54 PM

That fits with reports that it’s actually well-heeled New Age lefty cranks in California’s wealthier neighborhoods who are responsible for the current outbreak.

What? A measles outbreak near the southern border on the heels of a hundred thousand children walking across the southern border. And you think suburbia’s the likely culprit?

Lolo on February 4, 2015 at 4:01 PM

That fits with reports that it’s actually well-heeled New Age lefty cranks in California’s wealthier neighborhoods who are responsible for the current outbreak.

What? A measles outbreak near the southern border on the heels of a hundred thousand children walking across the southern border. And you think suburbia’s the likely culprit?

Lolo on February 4, 2015 at 4:01 PM

Heh, heh, heh, doncha know it’s the sneaky plan of healthy American suburbanites, you raaacist!

whatcat on February 4, 2015 at 4:30 PM

On the other hand, they’re eight points more likely to back it than independents. It may be that some small subset of indies, in rejecting the two major parties as part of a corrupt establishment, are more susceptible to anti-establishment theories on things like vaccination too.

From both 2012 and 2014 we have evidence that a significant number of “independents” now are just conservatives who have lost faith with the GOP.

That and your own site was just shilling against mandatory vaccinations yesterday, which sort of undercuts your “nobody is against it” narrative, don’t you think?

Tlaloc on February 4, 2015 at 4:30 PM

I guess I should have that conversation with the wife. Should keep vaccinating our children?

Faramir on February 4, 2015 at 5:35 PM

It’s illegal for doctors and hospitals to refuse emergency treatment plus it violates their oath. My father was a doctor. I can’t imagine him EVER denying necessary treatment to someone just because they weren’t vaccinated. It makes no sense at all.

gengwall on February 4, 2015 at 3:43 PM

They keyword there is “emergency.” Unless someone is in imminent danger of loss of life or limb, doctors are under no obligation to engage in any medical procedure, especially not when questions of ethics arise as they no doubt would when putting other patients in danger.

gryphon202 on February 4, 2015 at 5:57 PM

I guess I should have that conversation with the wife. Should keep vaccinating our children?

Faramir on February 4, 2015 at 5:35 PM

I would encourage it. Measles isn’t pretty.

gryphon202 on February 4, 2015 at 5:58 PM

A point touched on by some and certainly not at all politically correct but a point that still deserves to be addressed is the correlation between the increase and location of childhood infectious diseases and the increase of illegal aliens.

This yet another set of problems created by the leaders that were voted in again and again. They can hide their heads in the sand up to their ankles and the problems that they have created will still not go away.

jpcpt03 on February 4, 2015 at 8:21 PM

When my forebears came to this country in the late 1800’s they were placed in quarantine to insure that they did not have any infections. Today thanks to an inept congress it’s come on in we will sort things out later.

Fall 2016 may well be the final chapter in our Democracy. It will be the last opportunity to correct decades of a self serving government. If we fail in our responsibility as “We The People” then our only remaining course will be to live under the yoke of political oppression OR totally dismantle the Government that we had loved and were proud of and rebuild it with a totally new government that we can again love and be proud of.

jpcpt03 on February 4, 2015 at 8:43 PM

This poll is surprising. It does not sound right. Too much is left out. If true, I shall cancel my political memberships! Oh wait, I don’t have any of those.

Joy Behar is right! You guys really are Neanderthals.

I was so offended on your behalf when I heard what she said about Republicans. I was all, “That’s Cro Magnon, B|itch.” How rude. Republicans frighten her because they reject Democrat issues. “They don’t believe ____, they’re scary

And the whole time I was distracted by the lead photo to this story depicting a boy with sparse red dots on his body, a few dots in a couple of rows. Measles do not look like that, measles look horrible (according to Google images), as if red smudges applied with a sponge, and on the tongue, but bed bug bites do look like this boy, distinct dots lined up in a rows. They are weird little bugs leaving that bite-pattern.

bour3 on February 5, 2015 at 3:46 AM

This is NOT a government issue but a choice by freedom to choose or not to choose to inject unwanted dangerous chemicals into an infant or toddler. We grew up without vaccines and nobody in our poor part of town died from measles, mumps, chicken pox, etc. Rubella measles are not common but dangerous for an exposed pregnant female. Dr. Salk stated that we were healthier before vaccines. Why? Using chemicals that kill, cells from dead fetuses (and who knows what those cells/genes carry, etc.). An infant’s brain isn’t fully developed until about age two (some later). You inject chemicals that are known to kill and expect that not yet developed brain or immune system to thrive? No way, Jose. If those vaccinated are checked, you may be surprised that they are the ones getting the measles and sick and not the healthy unvaccinated children and adults. Keep the vaccinated children at home and let the unvaccinated go to school to verify this. When we had measles we had to stay in a dark room until the rash disappeared because they can affect vision. We have adults today who were vaccinated after the 50’s and 60’s who have all kinds of health issues and I bet they can be traced back to those vaccines. Big Pharma has a lot riding on fed laws because of the money – always follow the money!. I taught grade school and never got sick because it was not common to get vaccinated for anything. A child’s body needs to build its own antibodies to have a strong immunity system. How many children today are constantly sick, dying of strange diseases/cancers, etc. Why and how did these diseases come about – a compromised immunity system! Smallpox and diphtheria, yes you need a vaccination. Stop and close and deport all illegals who brought these diseases back to us and they are bringing killer diseases. Maybe part of Obama’s plan? Also why concentrate on measles while the world burns and America is in dire straits. I am tired of this administration and Demos pushing horrible things going on in this country and the world under cover of conditions/news that does not rank a level of even 10. Sounds like Nero fiddling while Rome burned.

Roselle on February 5, 2015 at 12:27 PM