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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox joined Dan & Amy to discuss President Donald Trump’s immigration policies

Fmr. Mexican President Calls Trump “A Wild Animal”
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Watch now.Former Mexican President Vicente Fox joined Dan & Amy to discuss President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and Fox’s ongoing war of words with Trump.

Fox called Trump “a wild animal” saying that he will nonetheless continue his effort to “domesticate the beast” that is Trump on matters of trade policy in service of the interests of both Mexico and the United States.

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox joined Dan & Amy to discuss President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and Fox’s ongoing war of words with Trump.

Fox called Trump “a wild animal” saying that he will nonetheless continue his effort to “domesticate the beast” that is Trump on matters of trade policy in service of the interests of both Mexico and the United States.

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Dan Proft: Dan and Amy and we’re pleased to be joined by former Mexican president Vincente Fox again. Pres. Fox, thanks so much for joining us. Appreciate your time. VF: Morning. Morning Chicago. Morning USA. Goodmorning here in Mexico. Dan: Alright, now President Fox, the only person who likes to use Twitter more than Donald Trump may be you. You and Donald Trump still tweeting back and forth about things like building the wall on our southern border and paying for the wall on our southern border, and you posture towards that idea at this point? VF: It’s totally against the idea of Mexico paying for that wall. The United States, Senor Trump,they can do whatever you want. Build walls, build walls by the sea, build walls by the North, or build walls inside US side of the Mexican border. That’s your choice, but my argument is that it’s a total waste of money. The Chinese Wall never worked against the enemies. The Berlin Wall never worked against freedom. And this will not work. There are many, many other ways of doing this – of doing it to bring safe border between Mexico and United States. There is an initiative that is a bill in the US Congress presented by Kennedy and McCain. It’s a bipartisan bill which is excellent, which deals with the issue. Nobody wants unsafe borders. Nobody wants borders that are not to protect sovereign nations. The wall is not the way to go. And trying to charge it to Mexico – imposible. Dan: But President Fox, sorry to interrupt, but you have also suggested that building the wall would be somehow racist, and I note that Mexico has fencing and entry checkpoints on it’s southern border for Guatemalans, you know it’s border with Guatemala. I noted that Bibi Netanyahu said, “Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea.” So why is what Mexico does on it’s southern border, what Bibi Netanyahu did on Israel’s southern border, not appropriate or racist for Trump to do on America’s southern border? VF: Netanyahu is not right. In the case of Mexico, what is discriminatory is the language, the offensive language, of Senor Trump. Having selected Mexico to discharge all of his hate and all of his discrimination because … The Canadian border in the case of trading. Canada sells more cars to the United States than Mexico does. Or he speaks about deficits. You know the US economy has a deficit with every single country in the world. Higher or lower, but it’s always a deficit. Many nations have a deficit with United States, United States has a deficit with many nations that are higher the deficit than with Mexico. So everything that he addresses in trying to get together the middle class in United States is using Mexico and blaming Mexico. And Mexico has been a very loyal friend, loyal partner. I have many, many friends right there in Chicago that came as an immigrant over a hundred years ago, coming from my community of San Cristobal. And we have been able to live together, build together, work together. So it’s just a matter of discrimination and why Mexico? Amy: President Fox, I agree with you. The Mexicans don’t want to pay for a wall that they don’t want. But on Friday, President Trump and President Nieto spoke on the phone for an hour and they decided not to discuss who is going to pay for the wall. Do you think down the road that President Nieto is going to cave, and secretly or somehow give money to Donald Trump for this wall? VF: I guess we are domesticating the beast. It remembers me my childhood when I used to domesticate horses. It’s a brutal, wild animal. Trump just shoots in any direction that he thinks is right. His brain dreams of wrong ideas, dreams hate. But that’s not the way to go. We’ve been neighbors, we’ve been friends, we’ve been partners for decades, for centuries. We had a war when we did not know how to behave, long time ago. And Mexico knows how to stand when it is greeted by a foreign nation. When, from the outside world comes a menace to Mexico, we know how to act. I just remembered President Cardenas which nationalized the oil industry. So a trade war, fighting amongst ourselves, is the one thing we can do. Those undocumented, and there are undocumented great Mexicans there working, very loyal, very productively, constructing the US economy and constructing US nation. He wants to… Yes, yes, yes, go through them and those who do not have a job, okay, send ‘em out. But those who are working for his family, because there are some working for his family, those that are working for businesses, those that are working for hospitals, those that have a nice, decent business, why is he throwing them out? The only loser then is going to be United States. Dan: Well you mentioned people of Mexican heritage working in Trump companies and on Trump projects, I suppose that cuts against the idea that he has any kind of animus against Mexico, as a people, as a country and this is more about policy disagreements. But you had previously said with respect to NAFTA, and renegotiating the terms of NAFTA, essentially America needs NAFTA more than Mexico does. VF: No, no, that’s not so. Dan: Ok, please explain. VF: We need each other. We are going to both lose many many good things that we have built together. Yes we will be affected, severely affected. But United States going to be the same, affected, severely affected. And the work he’s pretending to keep for them or bring back jobs for them, by doing so, he’s going to lose up to ten millions jobs if starts taxing Mexican imports to the United states which is over $300 billion dollars a year. That accounts for over 10 million jobs for your citizens. If he continues, there’s going to be 10 million US citizens unemployed. That and many other impacts like losing competitiveness. Remember Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, very close there to Chicago they went broke 5 years ago because they couldn’t compete with the world. They couldn’t compete with asian cars, with european cars because of the factories somewhere else. They had to be rescued. Dan: I understand your perspective on protection policies and your disposition that we’re working together, that we want Mexico to be successful, Mexico wants America to be successful, and that’s the right posture to take and perhaps everybody tone down the rhetoric. As Amy mentioned Pena Nieto and Trump agreed to do on Friday. He is former Mexican President Vicente Fox, I wish we had more time, but President Fox thanks so much for joining us, really appreciate your time. VF: No, pleasure [was mine]. Hello to all my paisanos there I’m with you. I’m going to be working with you all along to make sure our human rights are respected. To make sure that we domesticate the beast. Dan: Amy tries to domesticate the beast everyday and she fails so it’s tough enough work. Thanks President Fox. Appreciate it.

Source: Will County News

Italian doctor curing Parkinson’s disease with thiamine

Italian doctor curing Parkinson’s disease with thiamine


Establishment medicine considers Parkinson’s disease incurable. Treatment options vary for each person depending on his or her symptoms, but they include medications, surgery, therapy and lifestyle modifications.

Parkinson’s begins with slight trembling or shaking, usually in the fingers or one hand. Some research indicates, however, that a reduced sense of smell may precede the trembling and shaking. Over time, the tremors worsen and other symptoms such as slow movement, muscle rigidity, and difficulty walking appear. Doctors prescribe a drug called Sinemet (developed in the 1960s) or other drugs. Of course, they don’t work. Nerve damage is the problem.

Many of the Parkinson’s symptoms stem from the loss of neurons that produce a chemical messenger in the brain called dopamine. Decreased dopamine levels cause abnormal brain activity, leading to the signs of Parkinson’s. By the time symptoms manifest some 60 percent to 80 percent of dompamine-producing cells are damaged or lost.

According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation there may be 1 million Americans living with Parkinson’s, which is more than the combined number of people with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease. About 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the U.S., and men are more than 1.5 times more likely to have Parkinson’s than women. The incidence of Parkinson’s increases with age, but about 4 percent of sufferers are diagnosed before age 50.

The “shaking palsy” was first diagnosed by physician James Parkinson in 1817 who described it as a neurological syndrome, though earlier texts, including some from India around 1,000 B.C. and some ancient Chinese texts, describe symptoms that could be what is now called Parkinson’s disease.

Enter Dr. Antonio Costantini in Italy 200 years after James Parkinson’s diagnosis. He discovered that patients suffering neurodegenerative illnesses were all vitamin B1 (thiamin) deficient.

Dr. Constantini has successfully treated 250 Parkinson’s patients since 2011 with heavy doses of thiamine. “Thiamine,” Dr. Constantini tells an Italian reporter, “Is fundamental to our body in order to burn sugar. It acts as a spark in the engine, as lubrificant and carburator (sic). It plays a vital role for our organism.”

All autoimmune diseases have chronic exhaustion as a symptom. And it was helping a patient with chronic exhaustion and an acute ulcer that set the doctor on the path to his Parkinson’s treatment. He advised her to treat herself with an injection of 2 mg of thiamine per week.

Within two weeks the patient “was relieved of exhaustion, irritability, pain in her feet and calves,” Dr. Costantini says, “Because there is no medicine or drug that is able to affect all of the organs, whereas all of the organs function thanks to ThiamineAn important detail, the Thiamine therapy brings no collateral damage with time”

After seeing the progress made by treating his patients suffering from chronic ulcers, multiple sclerosis and similar afflictions, Dr. Costantini decided to expand his research into sufferers of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s.

Dr. Costantini found that the ideal dosage was based on body weight: 60 kg corresponded to 600 mg of vitamin B1 taken orally eliminated the exhaustion and neurological deficit.

The RDA (recommended daily allowance), according to establishment medicine, is 1.1 mg for adult women and 1.2 mg for adult men. RDAs are supposedly “the average daily dietary intake level that is sufficient to meet the nutrient requirement of nearly all (97 to 98 percent) healthy individuals in a particular gender and life stage group.” But most people see that number as an absolute ceiling for intake and therefore make themselves deficient. This is true of many of the vitamins and minerals we need.

“Normality was found in this abundance,” he said. “Of course, beyond a period of 20 to 30 years it was impossible to eliminate the disease entirely. However, an important part could. Furthermore, we have demonstrated that the effect of thiamine can persist through time and that the neurological symptoms and exhaustion are due to the alteration of the metabolism of the thiamine.”

Natural products like phosphatidylcholine, silicon, coenzyme Q10 and glutathione have also shown results. Informed and alternative doctors have used coenzyme Q10 and glutathione (an amino acid) injections specifically for Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Sherry Rogers wrote in Total Wellness in 2003 that that a glutathione injection is an inexpensive and quick reversal, within minutes, of Parkinson’s symptoms. Studies with mice show that folic acid may help prevent Parkinson’s.

Dr. John Cannell of the Vitamin D Council suggests 5,000 IUs per day for Parkinson’s. Be sure you take Vitamin D3 (not D2).

Medical marijuana has also shown to have a profound effect in reducing the tremors of Parkinson’s sufferers.

But Dr. Costantini’s discovery is big news. Unfortunately it has been lost in the maelstrom of political noise and Russiaphobia and has been ignored by the mainstream media, meaning your doctor may not have heard about it. Plus, Dr. Costantini has purposefully avoided initiating a promotional campaign to tout his successes or patent his discovery, choosing instead to send his findings to medical journals and conferences for examination, making him something of anomaly in the mainstream medical circles.

Our diets are primarily responsible for our thiamine deficits. Refined “white foods” like flour, rice, pasta, bread, crackers, cereal and simple sugars, as well cooked food strip away thiamine from our systems. Beri Beri, malnutrition illness caused by chronic lack of thiamine, is found in abundance in Oriental populations whose diet is primarily rice. Eating a lot of raw fish and shellfish also contributes to deficiency. And tannins found in coffee and tea consumed in large quantities react with thiamine, converting it to a form that is difficult for the body to take in.

The top dietary sources of thiamin are:

  • Fish (trout, salmon, tuna, shad and mackerel)
  • Pork (lean)
  • Seeds (sunflower, flax, sesame, chia, pumpkin and squash)
  • Nuts (macadamia, pistachio, Brazil, pecans and cashews)
  • Bread (made from whole wheat flower – bagel, English muffin, rye)
  • Green peas
  • Sweet corn
  • Other sources include:
  • Brewer’s yeast
  • Green leafy vegetables (Brussels sprouts, asparagus, cabbage, broccoli)
  • Mushrooms
  • Fruits (avocado, raisins and plums).

Other than the meats, these should be eaten raw when possible as cooking leaches out about 25 percent of the vitamin B1 content.

H/T: Bill Sardi at Lewrockwell.com

Source: Will County News