Minister for Social Protection makes covert cut to those in need of carers allowance

Richard Boyd Barrett TD

joan-burtonIn a statement this morning, Richard Boyd Barrett TD slammed the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton for another covert cut to those in need of carers allowance.

The People Before Profit TD,  submitted an amendment to the Social Protection Bill to ensure that the doctors of those in need of care will still have input into the process of granting Carers Allowance however the government refused to accept this amendment.
Currently applications for Carers Allowance include a certification by a GP of the care needed. The new bill moves the decision process from a GP and a departmental Medical Assessor to a lay Deciding Officer.
Speaking in the Dail to his amendment to the Social Protection Bill, Deputy Boyd Barrett said: “This change to the process for granting carer’s allowance is yet another cut in the Tanaiste’s long list of cuts to social welfare supports for some of the…

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Kerri Rivera’s Response To #163

No More Bleach

Dear Internet,

Since I last wrote, Ms. Rivera and her sister, Ms. McDaniel have issued an apology to their followers regarding the publishing of a fake cure story. As expected, they tried to spin it to make themselves look like caring, loving people being targeted by evil, vicious liars. Take a look:


This was posted from Ms. McDaniel’s page, but Ms. Rivera popped in for a comment too:


Ms. Rivera tries to make the point that they shared this information with everyone as soon as they learned it wasn’t true, but that very statement is contradicted in the original post. They didn’t come clean as soon as they found out. They came clean after two blog posts were written about it and everyone that commented on the original cure story was privately messaged with the truth. This wasn’t an altruistic mea culpa, this was damage control. It is also important…

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If MMS, CD, chlorine dioxide, “parasite protocol” is safe, why does ClO2 dissolve tissue?

Left Brain Right Brain

One of the marketing ploys for MMS* is that it somehow attacks viruses, bacteria, parasites, heavy metals, toxins and more but doesn’t affect human tissue. It’s safe! Of course this is from the same people who said that it isn’t a bleach. Emily Willingham did a very simple and elegant demonstration that, MMS: Yes, It Is Bleach. Put a few drops on a black cloth and, lo an behold, it bleaches it.


I thought about taking this to the next step–putting some drops on raw meat to see how much tissue would be bleached. Then I thought, I wonder if there’s a study on this already? Consider this paper, Comparison of Organic Tissue Dissolution Capacities of Sodium Hypochlorite and Chlorine Dioxide (full paper here).

Organic tissue dissolution capacity. In other words: how well do these solutions dissolve tissue.

According to the main site promoting MMS as an autism…

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