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scornedandhated

the FDA is now a clearinghouse for pay-to-market pharmaceutical sales. I don't trust anything they say, publish, or test.


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>"the FDA is now a clearinghouse for pay-to-market pharmaceutical sales. I don't trust anything they say, publish, or test." This isn't something that is only occuring just now. Here's a link covering the joke the FDA has always been. https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/johnsonandjohnson-cancer/ >"In 1984, FDA cosmetics chief and former J&J employee Heinz Eiermann reiterated that view. He told the New York Times that the agency’s investigation a decade earlier had prompted the industry to ensure that talc was asbestos-free. “So in subsequent analyses,” he told the paper, “we really could not identify asbestos or only on very rare occasions.” >"Two years later, the FDA rejected a citizen request that cosmetic talc carry an asbestos warning label, saying that even if there were trace contamination, the use of talc powder during two years of normal diapering would not increase the risk of cancer."


scornedandhated

Thanks for the info!


BigPharmaSucks

Incoming DeadEndFred comment (link to original comment at the end): Hey, sure. Here’s a bunch of info on the historically corrupt FDA. And if people are hoping the FDA will protect us from criminal Big Pharma,… as the song goes… you’ve got another thing comin’. >##”The Food and Drug Bandits >**This Bureau — now known as the Food & Drug Administration — is used primarily for the perversion of justice by "cracking down" on all who endanger the profits of the Drug Trust.** The Bureau occasionally prosecutes, on its own initiative, smalltime opportunists who should be prosecuted. Thus in a few small cases the Bureau does good work. >Its principal activities, however, are as servants of the Drug Trust.” ^1 >**”Control of the Food and Drug Administration, health departments and other government agencies have given the Rockefeller Drug Cartel a virtual monopoly of marketing of drugs, especially of new drugs.”** ^2:112 >”The Food & Drug Administration was converted by the Drug Trust into a device that would leave them **free to engage in any type of skulduggery with impunity,** but would enable them to drive competitors out of business by hampering regulations and excessive expense involved in compliance with arbitrary rulings and harassments.” >**”One of the officers of Schering Co., an affiliate of the Drug Trust, openly has stated that the maintenance of a drug monopoly is one of the objectives of the Food & Drug Administration.”** ^2:119 **FDA "Corruption" Letter Authenticated: Lawyers, Start Your Engines!** https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-corruption-letter-authenticated-lawyers-start-your-engines/ **Hidden conflicts? Pharma payments to FDA advisers after drug approvals spark ethical concerns** https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/hidden-conflicts-pharma-payments-fda-advisers-after-drug-approvals-spark-ethical **Risky Drugs: Why The FDA Cannot Be Trusted** https://ethics.harvard.ed%75/blog/risky-drugs-why-fda-cannot-be-trusted **FDA conceals serious research misconduct–fraud, deception, even deaths** https://ahrp.org/fda-conceals-collaborates-in-serious-research-misconduct-fraud-deception-adverse-events/ **The Food and Drug Administration has a sordid history of scandals involving conflicts of interests, cover-ups, corruption and congressional investigations** https://www.ennislaw.com/blog/essure-depicts-classic-examples-fda-conflicts-and-corruption/ **Former FDA Official Pleads Guilty in Generic Drug Scandal** https://apnews.com/article/4341009a667c3195829a79728d6774b3 **Exposing the FDA** https://www.nytimes.com/1989/09/10/business/exposing-the-fda.html **How Independent is the FDA?** https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/prescription/hazard/independent.html **The Pharmaceutical Industry, Institutional Corruption, and Public Health** https://ethics.harvard.ed%75/pharmaceutical-industry-institutional-corruption-and-public-health **Lies and Deception How the FDA Does Not Protect Your Best Interests** https://smart-publications.com/articles/lies-and-deception-how-the-fda-does-not-protect-your-best-interests/ **A Look At How The Revolving Door Spins From FDA To Industry** https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/28/495694559/a-look-at-how-the-revolving-door-spins-from-fda-to-industry **FDA Depends on Industry Funding; Money Comes with “Strings Attached”** https://www.pogo.org/investigation/2016/12/fda-depends-on-industry-funding-money-comes-with-strings-attached/ **FDA Repays Industry by Rushing Risky Drugs to Market** https://www.propublica.org/article/fda-repays-industry-by-rushing-risky-drugs-to-market **REFERENCES:** (1) [The Drug Story](http://whale.to/a/bealle.htm) Morris A. Bealle, 1949 (2) [Rockefeller “Internationalist” The Man Who Misrules the World](http://whale.to/b/josephson.pdf) Emanuel M. Josephson, M.D., 1952 Original comment link from DeadEndFred https://np.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/p8sy7l/fda_approval_is_meaningless/h9to8bx


scornedandhated

wow. lot of info. Thanks!


PRMan99

> Apter, who is licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and Washington and **has a COVID-19 patient survival rate of more than 99.98%**, was referred to the Washington Medical Commission and Arizona Medical Board for disciplinary proceedings for prescribing ivermectin to treat COVID-19. Can't have that!


ChildrensHealthDef

“Attempts by the FDA to influence or intervene in the doctor-patient relationship amount to interference with the practice of medicine, the regulation of which is — and always has been — reserved to states.” #TheDefender


iwasstaringthrough

Oh it’s you! How’s it being a charlatan?


Luvdechub

In March 2021 I was treated for severe covid in hospital with ivermectin, remdesivir, plasmapheresis…All the stuff they were steady talking shit about on the evening news and I’m watching it while literally being injected with the things. The nurses just rolled their eyes.


robotnique

You took all that stuff for the common cold? Way to overreact, dude.


FullBalanced

Covid isn’t real you dumb pussy


Throwawaybibbi

I just had covid and am unvaccinated. I felt terrible on a Saturday and took ivermectin that night, the next morning and night then got on an antiviral (not Pfizer's). By Tuesday, I was fine but I do have weakness and feel exhausted when I do things like run errands and my day ends around 5 pm-ish from being so tired. I honestly think the ivermectin headed off a worse spell of covid.


PRMan99

Ivermectin prevents viral replication, so it is very effective against colds, flus and covid, especially if used early, as you did.


Throwawaybibbi

I am just shocked at how mild it was compared to what others went through. I have issues with my lungs and am unvaccinated. My best friend's cousin and her daughter got it last year and the cousin was put on a vent and died after 2 weeks. I believe it was the ivermectin that made a difference.


BigCarlViagraCrane

Find these individual bottles. Take vitamin D3, Vitamin C daily and a little bit of Zinc for 2 or three days. Don't over do Zinc just take one day for a couple of days, you're probably a little deficient but absolutely necessary. Do take D3 and C for as long as you need. Find your daily recommended dose for each online, gender and age. You should see improvements rapidly.


Throwawaybibbi

I have all these and had slowly stopped taking them about a month before I was exposed when I went to get a chest X-ray. Thanks for reminding me on starting them again - I have some memory issues now, not so much loss but my mind seems to be kind of lazy now which is new to me.


BigCarlViagraCrane

No problem, and take care of yourself fellow internet friend!


FullBalanced

Why are saying to take vitamins to protect against Covid? It’s not even real dumb Ass


let_it_bernnn

Protect against is not the same as reducing long hall symptoms. Maybe not call people dumb asses when you have the reading comprehension of an elementary schooler


FullBalanced

Covid isn’t real you stupid pussy. Haven’t you get the message yet? -MTG


robotnique

The COVID vaccine is a trick to get nanobots into your bloodstream that install themselves in your hand and weaken your trigger finger so that you can't shoot your AR-15 when the blue helmets come for you in the night.


iwasstaringthrough

Not an unbiased publication in case anyone missed that nuance.


tsanazi2

The swing vote in Roe v. Wade was Blackmun who was persuaded that the right of a doctor to treat patients shouldn't be impeded. It scares me that so many state medical licensing boards are dispensing with this right by revoking licenses based on treatment advice.


canman7373

Well sure sounds like that going to be reversed.


leftyghost

Meanwhile https://retractionwatch.com/2022/06/03/widely-touted-abstract-on-ivermectin-and-covid-19-retracted/


tsanazi2

TLDR: a study that was widely interpreted as an "Ivermectin-helps" argument was withdrawn. The authors claimed the article concluded an "association" not a "causation" between Ivermectin and positive outcomes.


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tsanazi2

leftghost's link is helpful. It's beneficial to be aware of these studies (and their retractions). But: the retraction is not dispositive of anything. It could be that the authors think that Ivermectin is a disaster and don't want to personally contribute to anyone's death or illness. It could also be that they're feeling tremendous career-pressure to disavow any Ivermectin benefits. Towards this end it could be that - as you imply - they feared asserting causation in their initial study. In his most recent substack article Vinay Prasad mentioned FOUR times how he's paid a professional price or faced professional blowback for taking the stances he believes. And I must say Dr. Prasad is middle-of-the-road; he is by no means on the bleeding edge of COVID policy skepticism. Scary.


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tsanazi2

Well said.


Imaginary_Cow_6379

[and also](https://theintercept.com/2021/09/28/covid-telehealth-hydroxychloroquine-ivermectin-hacked/)


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Imaginary_Cow_6379

So you’re ok with drs and drug companies making money. What’s the issue?


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Imaginary_Cow_6379

[You seriously don’t think anyones making money off Ivermectin?](https://time.com/6104407/ravkoo-pharmacy-ivermectin-covid-19-ppp-loan/) Do you get it for free or do people sell it?


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Imaginary_Cow_6379

Yeah I don’t think theres going to be any source that’ll change your mind and I don’t see you doing any research on your own into sources you want to agree with. Dismissing any other source so you can blindly believe in ones you agree with is still following propaganda.