With regard to safety of pharmaceutical products (… yes, I’m thinking about Thalidomide, DES, Vioxx and many many more), the historical record of our government and the pharmaceutical industry is absolutely atrocious. Untold numbers of people have been injured and killed as a result of ineptitude, negligence, apathy, corruption, and just pure greed. Why the public would even begin to trust in the mantra that vaccines are safe and effective is beyond the realm of reason. It can only be attributed to a ceaseless and clever barrage of propaganda and a willing openness to mindless indoctrination.
Oh, such pathetic trust