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CBS Airs “Sniveling Quackbuster” Expose’…

I have to hand it to CBS. They were able to capture, on Television, the true ESSENCE of quackbusterism, it’s REAL meaning, and the TRUTH of quackbuster existence.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

In the second day of their special investigative report, CBS played the tape of little Bobbie Baratz, The PRESIDENT of the not-so-illustrious National Council Against Health Fraud (NCAHF) crying his heart out, sniveling, and sniffling his way through testimony (and life). Thank God we had the presence of mind to tape the TV show, for the laughter was SO contagious while viewing the show, it had to be replayed several times on VHS to get the full flavor of the event. Continue reading CBS Airs “Sniveling Quackbuster” Expose’…

CBS Nukes Wisconsin Quackbuster Assault…

Who says the national media isn’t interested in the attack on Alternative Medicine? If it was YOU, don’t say it any more, because it just happened in Madison, Wisconsin.  And, it wasn’t that hard to accomplish.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

I intentionally forgot to mention, in my articles about the War in Wisconsin, that CBS television was filming our every move in Madison, Wisconsin’s capitol. I also neglected to mention that CBS was traveling around the State, interviewing top AltMed leaders on camera.

Of course, I kept it to myself that CBS was carefully directed to take a HARD look at the Quackbuster operation nationwide, including the dubious National Council Against Health Fraud (NCAHF), the questionable website www.quackwatch.com, and their relationship with two card-carrying quackbuster members employed as Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing (DRL) prosecutors, Arthur Thexton, and James Polewski.

Why did I keep this quiet? When we’ve been working on this for months? I like to surprise the quackbusters. It’s good for their psyche.  Continue reading CBS Nukes Wisconsin Quackbuster Assault…

Wisconsin Negotiations Break Down – Trial to Resume…

Negotiations in the Wisconsin DORL v. Kadile case have broken down, and the trial is about to resume with the continuation of the cross-examination of the State’s ONLY witness, the dubious Bobbie Baratz, a Massachusetts hair removal specialist.

And, that’ll be FUN…

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

The case is a face-off between the giant North American Health Freedom Movement and the remnants of the once-successful, but now on-the-run, self-styled “quackbuster” organization.   Continue reading Wisconsin Negotiations Break Down – Trial to Resume…

AMA Bashes Quackpots…

 

I’m suggesting to you that you spend $12 at the American Medical Association (AMA) website to read, and download, an OFFICIAL AMA COMMENTARY, and an absolutely SHOCKING article BASHING the quackbusters.  In fact, the word “bashing” is an UNDERSTATEMENT.  The AMA couldn’t have made it’s OFFICIAL position on the quackbuster’s attack on AltMed any clearer.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

 

The Quackbusters would like to give us the impression that they represent American mainstream medical thinking, when in fact they do not… Continue reading AMA Bashes Quackpots…

Quackbuster Report Card: D(-) and Sinking Fast…

Everybody in the North American Health Freedom Movement knows who the “quackbusters” are. It’s been said, often, “If you’re not on Stephen Barrett’s dubious “quackwatch” website, then you’re NOT IMPORTANT in REAL health care. The more space he gives you, the bigger the threat you are.”

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

But the question that’s always there is “who’s winning the war – us, or them?” Continue reading Quackbuster Report Card: D(-) and Sinking Fast…

Quackpot Barrett THRASHED in Illinois High Court…

The “Essence of America” is alive and well in Illinois. 

A three Judge panel of the Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, today, issued a decision in the Stephen Barrett v. Owen Fonorow” case. Barrett had lost his original case against Owen in District Court and filed an appeal, apparently trying to get the Illinois Appeals Court to re-write federal law and counter a decision previously handed down by a Federal Court.

Barrett was MANGLED by the Judges. Continue reading Quackpot Barrett THRASHED in Illinois High Court…

A Practical Recommendation for Dealing With “Quackbusters…”

Normal, mentally healthy, citizens from all over the world send me copies of e-mail exchanges they’ve had with “quackbusters.” I’m always amused, and I always advise the same thing – “Do Not get involved in e-mail exchanges with these people.”

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

When they ask why I advise that course of action, I try to explain the “mental set” of the average “quackbuster,” and I suggest that they simply avoid the aggravation of dealing with a form of mental illness. For that’s what I think they’re dealing with. Continue reading A Practical Recommendation for Dealing With “Quackbusters…”

Big Pharma: America Strikes Back…

Despots, worldwide, hate America and everything it stands for one simple reason – Americans say “No” to totalitarianism. In America, people demand to think for themselves, and make decisions based on their observations.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

 

Big pharma, worldwide, is trying to be planet earth’s lnewest despot. They almost made it. But they didn’t count on the North American Health Freedom Movement blocking their efforts to make humanity “drug-dependent” on a grand scale. They didn’t realize that Americans would see big pharma’s efforts to gouge a huge chunk out of our economy as a “criminal act.” Continue reading Big Pharma: America Strikes Back…

Wisconsin Health Activists Demand Change – Legislature Reacts…

Things are not going well for two Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing (DRL) prosecutors, Arthur Thexton and James Polewski. Their world, and their relationship with the notorious “quackbuster” operation, is under intense scrutiny by the people of Wisconsin. They are not going to survive the experience.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

Last Tuesday, October 14th, 2003, the State of Wisconsin Assembly Health Committee met to discuss the entry of a consumer protection bill designed to safeguard Wisconsin consumers against out-of-control DRL prosecutors, and the “quackbuster” operation, believed to run out of a New York advertising agency. The “quackbuster” operation, records show, is believed to be funded originally by 26 drug companies who want anything that competes with drugs as treatment, defined as “health fraud.” Continue reading Wisconsin Health Activists Demand Change – Legislature Reacts…

The Battle in Wisconsin Rages On…

The quackbuster’s latest assault, the attack against Green Bay Physician Eleazar Kadile MD has been stopped DEAD in it’s tracks. All that’s left is the settlement agreement, and the punishment that’s going to be exacted on the perpetrators.  

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

On July 17th, 2003, in Madison, Wisconsin – At the end of “Day One” of the trial (cross-examination) of top quackbuster Robert S. Baratz MD, DDS, PhD, the Judge called in the attorneys for a short meeting. In essence he said “Enough is enough. This has gone on too long. There’s no reason to go on with this farce. I want the defense to wrap up their cross-examination by 11:00am, the prosecutor to finish re-direct by 12:00 noon, and after lunch we’re going to settle this case.” Continue reading The Battle in Wisconsin Rages On…

“Health Freedom” and “Quackbusters” Switch Roles –  in California Supreme Court Case…

We’ve come full-circle…

When the self-named “Quackbusters” stumbled around, years ago, to find a derisive name to call their victims, they picked the word “Quack,” without ever bothering to discover it’s origins.  Its original meaning, from Europe, comes from the term “quacksalver” which was used to describe Dentists who were dumb enough to use mercury (a poison) as fillings for teeth.  Look at propagandist, and “Quackbuster” king-pin, Stephen Barrett’s website (www.quackwatch.com), and you’ll find that HE IS IN FAVOR of mercury (amalgam) tooth fillings.  Barrett, his cronies, and minions, are not known to do intelligent research.

But it gets stranger, and stranger.

In California, where wine is the State flower (not actually), we’ve got the health freedom movement attacking the “quacks,” the “real “quacks,” the ones originally described by the European health community, as those dumb enough to use mercury (a poison) as fillings for teeth.  And, the self styled “quackbusters” are calling those against mercury “quacks.”

Huh?

What’s happening is that the Dental Division of the North American Health Freedom Movement is relentlessly pursuing the California Dental Association’s support of mercury as a tooth filling through the courts, now, all the way to the California Supreme Court.  Read the article below by Washington DC Attorney Charlie Brown.

“CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT TO HEAR OUR CASE AGAINST C.D.A.
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MOMENTUM SHIFTS TO MERCURY-FREE MOVEMENT

September 23rd, 2003

Article by Charlie Brown

On Sept. 17, in what may be our most significant victory to date, the California Supreme Court voted 5-2 to hear our case against the California Dental Association and its notorious gag rule restricting the rights of mercury-free dentists.

The CDA will now be forced to defend its so-called rules of conduct before the nation’s most closely watched State Supreme Court. The case was summarized this way by the Los Angeles Daily Journal: to assure the public that dental amalgam is safe. But (plaintiffs) charged that the (CDA) orchestrated a campaign to prevent patients from learning about mercury toxicity in amalgam and had retaliated against dentists who issued warnings to patients.

Continue reading “Health Freedom” and “Quackbusters” Switch Roles –  in California Supreme Court Case…

Cure vs. Treatment…

Big pharma is in a death struggle in North America, trying to preserve its operation. It has taken years, and billions of dollars of investment, to set in place “Treatment,” not “Cure”, as the health modality of North America. There hasn’t been a “Cure” for ANYTHING in Western Medicine since polio in 1954. Big pharma doesn’t want one. “Curing” people doesn’t make any money. “Treatment” does.  “Treatment” meaning treatment with drugs.

“Treatment” deals with, and masks, symptoms of a problem.  “Cure” means finding the cause of the problem and removing it. Continue reading Cure vs. Treatment…

The Most-Attacked Health Advocate On the Face of The Earth…

Big pharma is in trouble in America.  They’re losing the battle between health and medicine.  They’re fighting a desperate, and evil, battle. But, despite the fortune they’re spending, they’re not going to win.  The North American Health Freedom Movement is too much for them.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen Continue reading The Most-Attacked Health Advocate On the Face of The Earth…

“Operation Cure-All” Doesn’t Exist?…

Last week I called the Press contact for what is supposedly a combined FTC/FDA project calling itself “Operation Cure-All” and asked some basic journalistic questions, like; “Where are the offices of “Operation Cure-All? Who is the Director? If it has a committee, when does it meet? Can I get a copy of it’s mission statement? How is it funded? How many employees does it have? What’s the phone number? Who decides what companies get targeted?”

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

After all, if you look on the internet on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) web page, it certainly appears that “Operation Cure-All” is a re-incarnation of Elliot Ness’s assault on Al Capone in the 1920s…

Guess what the Press contact told me? Continue reading “Operation Cure-All” Doesn’t Exist?…

Big Pharma Fears Electricity…

There’s an interesting situation going on in the war between “health” and “medicine” in the United States.  Big pharma is in a panic over electricity.

Yup.  Electricity.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

Not the kind of electricity that caused the big NorthEast power blackout this year.  But the kind that gets applied to the human body, either as an investigative tool or as a immune system stimulator, as an electronic acupuncture, or as an energy field, or whatever. Continue reading Big Pharma Fears Electricity…

Big Pharma Doesn’t Own the Media…

One of the questions I most often get asked is one version, or another, of the plea “How does a loser like Stephen Barrett, and his dubious website (quackwatch.com), get quoted in the media, so often?”

That question is definitely on the minds of thinkers in the North American Health Freedom Movement. After all, it just doesn’t make any sense for American media to offer the blatherings of a failed MD, operating out of his basement, as legitimate comment on the American health scene.  Continue reading Big Pharma Doesn’t Own the Media…

I Own the FDA (Revisited)…

This is an IMPORTANT article for the North American Health Freedom Movement. I’ve got NEW information on “the quackbuster conspiracy” and how they operate. I’ve found a tactic they’ve hidden very well, until now. I have found their secret weapon.

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

This newsletter will tell you about that tactic, how they use it, and how we, in the North American Health Freedom Movement, can use that same tactic IN REVERSE, against them. I see why they’ve kept this so top secret. Although this is a good tactic for them to use, it’s far better used in OUR hands – because we outnumber them 100,000 to 1.  Keep reading, and you’ll see what I mean. Continue reading I Own the FDA (Revisited)…

I Own the FDA…

I’ll bet you didn’t know that I own the FDA. It’s mine.

It belongs to me because several years ago American citizens, just like you and me, figured out that we, as Americans, needed a Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to deal with some issues. We felt we needed an ongoing agency, under our control, to keep an eye on some particular things. So we created the FDA to do our bidding. We gave it a mission.

I’m sure you’ve already figured out, that it’s YOURS too, if you’re a US citizen.

Hmmm?

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen Continue reading I Own the FDA…

“Cry Havoc, and Loose the Dogs of War”- William Shakespeare

In the United States, the drug lords prevail.

So far...

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

26 drug companies fund the “quackbuster” operation.  But now, because of the actions of one man, we have the opportunity to pull the financial rug out from under the most evil enemy America has ever faced, the very group that has dedicated itself to the financial ruin, and the illness, and death, of North America’s population – big pharma. Continue reading “Cry Havoc, and Loose the Dogs of War”- William Shakespeare

Health Care: Behind the Scenes…

I’m an early riser. No matter where I am in the world, 5:00am rolls me out of bed. So, there I was in Midtown Manhattan this last week, staring out of my hotel room window into the pre-dawn darkness wondering where I’m going to find a cup of coffee without paying room-service $30. There is NO coffee that good…

Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen

Shave, shower, and at 5:10am I’m out into New York’s early morning – into a different world. Continue reading Health Care: Behind the Scenes…