Return of the Dragon: Hazards of Manmade Magnetism, Parts 1 & 2


Parts 1 & 2 of 4

SEARCH FOR THE DRAGON
“…northern lights flashing in matchless power and beauty over the sky in all colours of the rainbow! Seldom had I seen colours so brilliant. Prevailing at first was yellow, but it gradually flickered to green, then sparkling ruby-red began on the arch’s underside.

“Now from the far west horizon a fiery serpent writhed up over the sky, shining brighter and brighter as it came. It split into three, all brilliantly glittering. Then the colours changed — the serpent to the south turned ruby-red with yellow spots; one in the middle yellow; to the north, greenish-white.
“Rays swept along the serpents’ sides, driven through the ether like waves before a storm wind. They swayed back and forth, now strong, now fainter as they reached and passed the zenith.
“Though thinly dressed and shivering with cold, I couldn’t tear away till the spectacle was only a faintly glowing fiery serpent on the east horizon.
“There is the supernatural for you. If one wants to read mystic meanings into nature, here, surely, is the opportunity.”

 

— Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian polar explorer
— in his 1904 diary
— an early portrayal of Aurora

In 1911 British explorer Robert Scott wrote of similar lights glowing in dark Antarctic winter sky. Polar explorers were entranced by these luminous heavenly displays, rarely seen outside Gaia’s frigid crystal ice caps. They resembled nothing ever seen on Earth, only in dreams. In Arctic North they’re called Aurora Borealis, from Greek Dawn of the North; at the South Pole, they’re Aurora Australis — Southern Dawn. Science was captivated by this new discovery that in sunless dark of polar winters ghostly lights danced in fantastic fluid tapestries. Theories were made to explain this profound mystery, but each was refuted.
Since 1904 a revolution in science has revealed much about this polar wreath of dancing rainbow glows. Artists and photographers captured these ethereal lights; satellites now photograph the entire northern hemisphere in auroral display. Surveys mapped Earth’s magnetic field, the chemistry of Earth’s atmosphere was analyzed and telescopes monitored pulsations of solar energy. Yet 20th century science remains mystified by these celestial visions.

Aurora are a manifestation of Gaia’s magnetism. Earth is wrapped in a magnetic field — a donut-shaped enclosure that extends hundreds of miles out into space; Earth itself is at the donut’s hole. Geomagnetism envelopes Earth with circular lines of flux which descend at the North Pole, penetrate through Earth’s center to emerge at the South Pole, then loop out through space in vast circles that return to the North.

Geomagnetism forms a protective shield to deflect dangerous radiations away from fragile lifeforms in Gaia’s biosphere. Solar winds of high energy particles sweep at our planet and are diverted by the geomagnetic field. Gaia’s magnetic cloak also shapes the ionsphere, a thin upper air layer ionized by ultraviolet radiation to form the now well-known ozone layer.

Meanwhile Sun erupts with flares — gigantic tongues of flaming plasma which shoot thousands of miles into space. These solar plumes emit bursts of charged particles to create shockwaves in the solar wind which bombards our planet. Geomagnetic turblence this generates interferes significantly with radio and satellite communications, as well as powerlines and defense systems.

During solar storms, gusts of charged particles captured in geomagnetism spiral along flux lines to ice capped poles. Only 20 years ago science found that as captive electron beams stream through polar air, they collide with gas molecules to ionize atoms, causing them to glow in momentary energy release. The invisible becomes visible — Gaia’s magnetic cloak revealed in luminous glory as solar storms stream energy pulses through Earth’s polar vortexes.

Thus Gaia’s twin auroral wreaths are children of heaven and earth. Both Gaia’s magnetic mantle and Sol’s bursts of electric particles are needed to ignite auroral displays. However, this explains the Aurora as effectively as a switch explains the workings of TV.

 

Transforming Civilization

Only 75 years before Nansen’s vision of serpents writhing in arctic heavens, Joseph Henry was teaching natural philosophy in Albany, NY, one block from the NY Capitol. In 1829 Henry built the first electric motor — a revolving machine driven by magnetic induction from electric current. Every dynamo and motor uses Henry’s exact design. In 1831 Henry published his Theory of Magnetic Induction and The Electric Age was born.

By the time Nansen logged his Auroral vision, across the Atlantic Ocean Westinghouse was building two 5,000 kilowatt generators to harness Niagara Falls. Civilization was being electrified; with oil and iron, electromagnetism (EM) transformed the world.

Today America is crisscrossed by spiderwebs supplying electricity to millions of factories and homes with dozens of lights, motors, appliances, and gadgets. At night billions of street lights, stop lights and neon ads drive back the dark. Radio, telephones, TV, and computers revolutionized science, business and communications. Microwaves cook fast food and beam wideband data channels to distant sites via orbiting satellite. Radar tracks movement on earth or in air, including electric cars with cellular phones and CB radios.

In 1982 Robert Becker and Andrew Marino, leading medical researchers in bioelectromagnetics, published Electromagnetism and Life, whose Preface stated: “But the coin has another side. The environment is now thoroughly polluted by man-made EM with frequencies and magnitudes never before present. Man’s activities probably changed earth’s EM background to a greater degree than any other natural attribute — whether land, water or atmosphere. Evidence indicates abnormal EM environments constitute a health risk. Today interest in all facets of this is at an unprecedented pitch.”

The pitch went up a full octave in June 1989 with publication of “Currents of Death” by Paul Brodeur in The New Yorker magazine.

 

Transforming Public Health

 

In spring 1974 Dr. Nancy Wertheimer began surveying homes in Denver, Colo. In 1954 she’d recieved a PhD from Harvard and Radcliffe in experimental psychology. In 1968 HEW awarded her a grant for an epidemiological study of childhood leukemia, but divorce and family forced her to turn the grant down. Six years later she resumed her study with the idea leukemia might be linked to environmental or infectious factors. Therefore, she searched for any clustering among victims.

Colo. Dept. of Vital Statistics supplied addresses of every Denver child who died of leukemia from 1950 to 1969. She visited each home to note a few environmental conditions: apartment or house; number of stories; building materials; proximity to highways and factories; etc. Her field survey detected no unusual clustering, but one day she noticed yet another black cylinder hanging on a pole beside a victim’s house. Nancy didn’t see any import to this until she saw a news photo of a farmboy holding a fluorescent tube under a 345 kilovolt (kv) powerline — the bulb lit by EM from the line.

Plotting leukemia victims on a map of Denver power substations showed only a faint correlation, so she returned to the field to note proximity of powerlines, transformers and substations. This revealed a definite pattern: with notable frequency, victims lived in the first or second house nearest a pole-mounted transformer.

In fall 1974 Nancy took her data to physicist Ed Leeper, who thought this wasn’t due to electric fields, which are uniform regardless of distance from a transformer, but maybe magnetic fields, which decrease rapidly with distance. Also, an electric field is easily insulated and shielded, but magnetism penetrates anything, including metal, lead, steel, concrete — and human skin.

In Dec. 1974, using a crude magnetic detector made by Leeper, Nancy determined magnetic fields drop off sharply after the second pole beyond a transformer, not the transformer itself. Ed Leeper reasoned high current in first span of lines generates this strong magnetic field.

In 1975 Nancy compared field measures of magnetism with addresses of childhood leukemia. Results showed disproportionate leukemias in homes near powerlines called secondaries. Later Ed made a gaussmeter to accurately measure 60 hertz (hz) magnetism, and Nancy found some primaries with fields as strong as secondaries.

In 1976 Nancy coded wire configurations near homes to study all childhood cancers in Denver from 1950 to 1973. This analysis upheld her prediction: children near high-current powerlines had twice the cancer death rate of those in low-current homes. Even more persuasive: kids who spent their entire life in high-current homes show the strongest association, and six who lived near power substations all died of cancer.

Not satisfied her findings weren’t accidental, she spent 1977-8 reanalyzing her data for co-factors such as pollution or traffic. Only then did she and Leeper publish Electrical Wiring Configurations and Childhood Cancer in the March 1979 Amer. Journal of Epidemiology. It began: “Domestic power lines are taken for granted and assumed harmless. However, this assumption has never been adequately tested. Low-level harmful effects could be missed, yet might be important for the population as a whole, since electric lines are so ubiquitous. [Our] study suggests, in fact, children who develop cancer are unduly often near high current electric lines.”

However, medicine and science dismissed their report, since no experimental evidence or known means shows powerline magnetism to alters cell metabolism or causes cancer. In Nancy’s own words, “One of four or five families live in what our study characterizes high-current. The very idea electric wiring in every American town and city may be hazardous seemed — well, unbelievable.”

Yet, Nancy Wertheimer had stumbled on the tail of the Dragon.

In Our ELF Defense

The U.S. Navy became interested in Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) in 1958 to communicate with submerged submarines, since ELF will penetrate seawater. In 1968 they buried 28 miles of insulated cable above granite bedrock near Clam Lake, Wisconsin to test an ELF radio antenna. Soon after Navy proposed Project Sanguine — a 22,500 square mile grid of 6,000 miles of cable buried in north Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This would create a global 76 hz ELF field extending up to the ionosphere to reflect ELF signals into the sea.

People living near the Clam Lake test site reported getting electric shocks from water faucets, telephones and ordinary wire fences. Claiming Navy’s ELF antenna generated these stray voltages, residents in the region opposed Project Sanguine.

Navy insisted ELF causes no harmful effects, and is no different than 60 hz powerlines, even though ELF research cast doubt on claims Sanguine’s high power ELF was safe. So in 1973 Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery formed a seven man Science Advisory Committee to review research on ELF biological effects. Dr. Robert Becker was appointed to the panel, and on Dec. 6, 1973 he learned:

  • Naval Aerospace Medical Research Lab found significant increases in serum triglycerides (stg), a warning of stress, in blood samples of nine of ten volunteers exposed to low intensity magnetism;.
  • abnormally high stg was found in six of eight Sanguine test site workers.
  • UCLA Brain Research Institute found monkeys exposed to ELF had decreased motor response, warning of adverse behavioral effects.
  • Naval Air Development Center found ELF exposed rats gain weight less readily.
  • One study showed longterm ELF exposure retarded chicken embryo growth.
  • Another with AC magnetic fields produced disorientation in gull chicks.

 


On Dec. 7 the panel strongly recommended “urgent and absolutely necessary” studies of ELF effects, and, “since the immune system is a critical defense mechanism, it behooves Project Sanguine to investigate immune mechanisms during and after ELF exposure.” They voted unanimously that the EMR Management Advisory Council (ERMAC) “be apprised of the findings and their possible significance to the large population at risk exposed to 60 hz fields from powerlines.” ERMAC was set up in 1968 by the President’s Office of Telecommunications to advise on biological hazards of radio-frequency radiation.

Navy compiled these recommendations in a 31 page report marked “For Official Use Only,” thus suppressing them. The warning to ERMAC of 60 hz power risks went undelivered.

Navy stubbed its toe on the Dragon — and chose to cover it up — the moral equivalent of shooting a patient in the spleen to avoid telling him he has cancer.

Becker left DC Dec. 7 for his Adirondack retreat near Lowville, NY. There the newspaper said the Power Authority of the State of NY (PASNY) planned a 765 kv powerline just a few miles from his lodge.

Powerline Politics

The same year Wertheimer began her study, farmers in New York and Minnesota were fighting construction of a new generation of powerlines. Utilities needed bigger transmission lines for their bigger — often nuclear — power plants, so they proposed lines to carry 765,000 volts. Previously the highest-voltage line was 345 kv. PASNY wanted to build several 150 mile long 765 kv powerlines from the NY-Canada border to central NY to carry power from north Quebec’s James Bay hydroelectric project. And Niagara Mohawk (NiMo) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) proposed a 765 kv line from nuclear plants near Oswego to Rochester 66 miles west.

The lines would pass through prime farmland. Landowners battled against them, concerned for negative health effects the giant lines might have, such as electric shocks and stray ground currents. To dramatize this, they stood under 345 kv lines holding fluorescent lights — bulbs lit from EM generated by the line. One such photo got Wertheimer’s eye to spark her interest in powerlines and leukemia.

Fate had it, too, the PASNY line would pass by Becker’s Adirondack retreat. After reading of the line on his return from the Navy ELF panel, Becker did the extraordinary: he wrote NY’s Environmental Conservation Commissioner and Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman that the ELF panel concluded the public may be at risk from exposure to EM “lower than those along the proposed 765 kv line.”

Becker, a leading medical researcher of EM effects in living cells, got a medical degree from NYU, and in 1956 was appointed chief of orthopedics at the Syracuse V.A. Hospital. His 1960s work with salamanders revealed limb regeneration involves electric currents associated with nerves. He could increase or retard limb regeneration with external electric fields. In a dramatic study he used electricity to induce a rat to regenerate a severed limb. Becker became concerned if EM increases benign cell growth, it may affect malignancy, too.

Becker induced deep anesthesia in salamanders using strong magnetic fields, then added to discoveries that bone fractures heal with electric stimulation. He explored effects of external magnetic fields, including Earth’s, on brainwaves, and in 1963 showed a relation between psychiatric admissions and solar magnetic storms. In 1965 he exposed volunteers to pulsed magnetic fields similar to magnetic storms, and found significant changes in reaction time. Becker became concerned those fields are in the same ELF range as Earth’s, to which our human body is attuned by its long evolution. They’re also the same range used in electric power distribution.

By 1972 Becker had enough evidence to warn the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers of danger from “continuous exposure to EM able to induce currents or voltages comparable to those now known in biological control systems.” He called urgently for study of human exposure to ELF EM. In 1973 he was appointed to the Navy ELF advisory panel.

In July 1974 a PSC lawyer asked Becker and his associate Andrew Marino to testify at hearings. This meant they must prepare written reports and submit to cross-exams without compensation. Hearings dragged, and in Feb. 1976 PSC bowed to NY Gov. Carey and authorized construction of the PASNY line. That left how wide to make the right-of-way (ROW), and whether to approve the Oswego line. Finally, in June 1976 hearings began. Becker was the only medical doctor to appear as a witness. Experts for PASNY, NiMo and RG&E testified that EM presents no biological hazards.

Marino filed a brief urging PSC to protect not only against EM from proposed 765 kv powerlines, but also existing 345 kv lines. Research showed 1500 volts per meter (vpm) affects exposed animals, while electric fields at the edge of the 150 foot ROW of 345 kv lines is 1600 vpm. Marino felt a chronic human exposure limit should be 100 vpm — much lower — and warned strong pulsating magnetic fields of power lines are “totally new and unique with respect to evolution on earth.”

In Jan. 1978 judges decided “continuous long-term, repeated exposure to electric fields exceeding 2500 vpm might result in biological effects that might be harmful.” They set electric exposure limit at 1000 vpm at one meter above ground. Thus a 765 kv ROW would be 350 feet wide rather than the 250 feet proposed by utilities. They set no standard for magnetic fields.

PSC staff were critical, pointing to 32 studies cited by Marino — nine are “a solid body of evidence powerline electric fields cause biological effects in humans.” PSC staff urged a 400 vpm limit, required notice of risk to residents adjacent to a ROW, and purchase or relocation of any house within 275 feet of a ROW centerline.

In June 1978 PSC’s 74 page decision affirmed powerline EM creates “unrefuted inferences of possible risk we can’t ignore. Effects can’t be presumed harmless.” PSC criticized utilities for failing to replicate Marino’s experiments, but instead waging “vigorous efforts to discredit him more suitable to slander than science.”

PSC’s dilemma was an exposure level for 765 kv lines calls into question the ROW for existing 345 kv lines. Rather than challenge this, PSC set an electric field limit for 765 kv lines same as 345 kv lines — 1,600 vpm — reasoning this “assures risks, if any, of exposure to 765 kv lines will not be greater than those widely accepted of 345 kv lines.” A dubious rationale and bad compromise. Nonetheless, for the first time a regulatory agency questioned powerline effects on humans. But once again, no standard was set for magnetic exposure.

However, PSC noted the poor understanding of ELF biological effects, and called for utilities to fund research by independent scientists. PASNY sued, claiming PSC had no authority to require research as part of approving a powerline. In 1979 NY’s Supreme Court upheld PASNY, but in 1980 the utilities agreed to provide $5 million for a five year NYS Powerlines Project. In 1981 a ten member scientific advisory board was selected to oversee the Project.

Utilities became entangled in the Dragon’s invisible coils. Unwilling to face the deeper implications of these warnings, they struck out at the messengers who bore the bad news.

Military Sensors

Navy wasn’t the only military agency suppressing EM data. In May 1978 the Air Force had commissioned the National Academy of Sciences to evaluate PAVE PAWS radar to predict how much people living near radar would be irradiated. Two committees were formed: an engineering panel to evaluate radiation predictions, and another to evaluate biological effects.

Low-level EM studies showed changes in brain bio-electricity and chemistry, and immune systems at levels far below those able to heat tissue. One 1962 study found mice irradiated with microwave radar developed leukemia 3.5 times as often as controls. FDA’s Bureau of Radiological Health called this “the most discomfiting finding in available literature.” People living near radar were guinea pigs in an in vivo experiment.

In Jan. 1980 Dr. Ross Adey of UCLA’s Brain Research Institute spoke on biological effects of microwaves at the Amer. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting. Studies showed magnetism pulsed at 15 or 72 hz altered parathroid hormone action to trigger adenylate cyclase, a cell membrane enzyme crucial to forming new bone. External EM is too weak to alter cell chemistry, so cell membranes must sense weak EM to trigger changes in cell behavior. Adey pointed out this EM is similar to radar, and blasted the Air Force for failure to honestly assess its EM emission risks.

By 1982 Adey showed how 450 MHz radar modulated at 60 hz greatly reduced T-lymphocyte activity to kill cultured cancer cells. Adey’s associate Daniel Lyle replicated the study using powerline 60 hz, and found major declines in T-lymphocyte activity. A 1983 report noted smaller effects occur at 40, 16 and three hz. This had serious implications for millions of people living near powerlines.

Under pressure, Air Force gave $4 million to study long-term effects of low-level microwaves. Profs. Guy and Chou, engineers at Univ. of Washington Bioelectromagnetics Lab, exposed 100 rats to continuous low level microwaves for two years to examine effects on blood chemistry, body weight and behavior. Results released in Aug. 1984 were shocking: 16 malignant tumors in exposed rats versus only four in controls; seven in exposed rats were endocrine, one in controls.

In 1983 Craig Byrus, biomedicine professor at U. of California at Riverside, exposed human tonsil lymphcytes to low level 450 MHz modulated at ELF from three to 100 hz for up to 60 minutes. He found protein-kinase enzymes became inacive at specific frequencies between 16 and 60 hz; protein-kinase C is a receptor for cancer-promoting substances. Printed in 1984 inBioelectromagnetics, this raised disturbing questions about effects of ELF and microwaves on the human immune system, our first line of defense against cancer. Our national defense’s EM sensing technology was now implicated in damage to our personal biological defenses.

Decade of Denial

New insight into the effects of high current magnetism provoked hefty undercurrents. Utilities, military and government reacted with harsh vindictiveness against evidence of ELF effects, and also scientists whose testimony shone light on this invisible enigma. Like the three monkeys, they could see, hear and speak no evil. Becker and Marino learned magnetism isn’t the only invisible force in our political society. In 1982 they wrote in Electromagnetics and Life, “This earned us the opposition of an impressive array of individuals and organizations who tried, like ancient King Canute, to command the tide of experimental studies to turn.” It was high tide; a trickle of research in the 70s became a flood in the 80s.

In 1980 Wertheimer applied for a National Institutes of Health grant to study adult cancer and high current magnetism. It was rejected, but on her own Nancy collected 1,179 cancer cases from 1967-75 in Boulder, Longmont, Denver, and suburbs. For two summers she visited each home to classify by a refined wire configuration code. As she plodded along, a host of others emerged.

In June 1982 Swedish medical officer Dr. Lennart Tomenius reported on 716 child cancers in Stockholm, where most power is delivered at 50 hz in 200 kv buried cables. He measured AC magnetism at each home’s door to find an average of 2.2 milligauss (mgs). Twice as many children with cancer lived near 200 kv lines, and where magnetism is over 3 mgs, cancer is twice as frequent. This was published in 1986 in Bioelectromagnetics.

July 1982 New England Journal of Medicine printed a letter from Dr. Milham, physician and epidemiologist in the Washington Dept. of Social & Health Services. He reviewed 430,000 deaths from 1950-79 to find leukemia more prevalent in occupations with EM exposure. Of 11 occupations with higher than normal leukemia, ten were linked to EM exposure.

In Nov. 1982 respected British medical journal The Lancet reported a U. of So. California School of Medicine study found acute leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia is significantly higher among power and telephone linemen in Los Angeles.

In Jan. 1983 The Lancet published a study of English and Welsh electrical workers by Michael MacDowell, epidemiologist in London’s Office of Population Census and Surveys, which found consistently higher death from acute myeloid leukemia among electrical occupations. The Lancet editorial, noting this supported findings by USC, Milham and Wertheimer, said, “All of us are exposed to low level EM. It’s important to know what risks, if any, are entailed.”

A 1984 Maryland brain tumor study from 1969-82 found greater occurence in electrical occupations. Other studies found excess leukemia in electric workers in New Zealand, Canada and southeast England, and U.S. coal miners. A 1988 brain cancer study in East Texas men from 1969-78 found much greater risk in communications and utilities; risk for utility workers was 13 times greater.

By 1986, when Wertheimer and Leeper published “Adult Cancer Related to Electric Wires Near Homes” in the International Journal of Epidemiology, 15 of 17 studies showed associations between cancer and EM exposure. Cancer of the nervous system, uterus, breast, lymphoma, and leukemia occur more frequently among people living near high current lines. Nancy wrote, “Homes of cancer patients outnumber controls most clearly in the very-high-current category. The association is clear and highly significant for cancer in adults before age 55. [Data] suggests a dose relationship may exist between alternating magnetic exposures and cancer.”

Clearly something was happening. Here was repeated, credible evidence of publlic health hazards associated with EM exposure, but the effect had an unknown cause. Fingers of evidence in this mystery pointed at magnetism, but no one could explain how low-level magnetism causes cell disorder or disease.

To be continued….

Part Two of four:
SPIN THE TALE ON THE DRAGON
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RETURN OF THE DRAGON: HAZARDS OF MAN-MADE MAGNETISM


SEARCH FOR THE DRAGON
“…northern lights flashing in matchless power and beauty over the sky in all colours of the rainbow! Seldom had I seen colours so brilliant. Prevailing at first was yellow, but it gradually flickered to green, then sparkling ruby-red began on the arch’s underside.

“Now from the far west horizon a fiery serpent writhed up over the sky, shining brighter and brighter as it came. It split into three, all brilliantly glittering. Then the colours changed — the serpent to the south turned ruby-red with yellow spots; one in the middle yellow; to the north, greenish-white.
“Rays swept along the serpents’ sides, driven through the ether like waves before a storm wind. They swayed back and forth, now strong, now fainter as they reached and passed the zenith.
“Though thinly dressed and shivering with cold, I couldn’t tear away till the spectacle was only a faintly glowing fiery serpent on the east horizon.
“There is the supernatural for you. If one wants to read mystic meanings into nature, here, surely, is the opportunity.”

— Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian polar explorer
— in his 1904 diary
— an early portrayal of Aurora

In 1911 British explorer Robert Scott wrote of similar lights glowing in dark Antarctic winter sky. Polar explorers were entranced by these luminous heavenly displays, rarely seen outside Gaia’s frigid crystal ice caps. They resembled nothing ever seen on Earth, only in dreams. In Arctic North they’re called Aurora Borealis, from Greek Dawn of the North; at the South Pole, they’re Aurora Australis — Southern Dawn. Science was captivated by this new discovery that in sunless dark of polar winters ghostly lights danced in fantastic fluid tapestries. Theories were made to explain this profound mystery, but each was refuted.
Since 1904 a revolution in science has revealed much about this polar wreath of dancing rainbow glows. Artists and photographers captured these ethereal lights; satellites now photograph the entire northern hemisphere in auroral display. Surveys mapped Earth’s magnetic field, the chemistry of Earth’s atmosphere was analyzed and telescopes monitored pulsations of solar energy. Yet 20th century science remains mystified by these celestial visions.

Aurora are a manifestation of Gaia’s magnetism. Earth is wrapped in a magnetic field — a donut-shaped enclosure that extends hundreds of miles out into space; Earth itself is at the donut’s hole. Geomagnetism envelopes Earth with circular lines of flux which descend at the North Pole, penetrate through Earth’s center to emerge at the South Pole, then loop out through space in vast circles that return to the North.

Geomagnetism forms a protective shield to deflect dangerous radiations away from fragile lifeforms in Gaia’s biosphere. Solar winds of high energy particles sweep at our planet and are diverted by the geomagnetic field. Gaia’s magnetic cloak also shapes the ionsphere, a thin upper air layer ionized by ultraviolet radiation to form the now well-known ozone layer.

Meanwhile Sun erupts with flares — gigantic tongues of flaming plasma which shoot thousands of miles into space. These solar plumes emit bursts of charged particles to create shockwaves in the solar wind which bombards our planet. Geomagnetic turblence this generates interferes significantly with radio and satellite communications, as well as powerlines and defense systems.

During solar storms, gusts of charged particles captured in geomagnetism spiral along flux lines to ice capped poles. Only 20 years ago science found that as captive electron beams stream through polar air, they collide with gas molecules to ionize atoms, causing them to glow in momentary energy release. The invisible becomes visible — Gaia’s magnetic cloak revealed in luminous glory as solar storms stream energy pulses through Earth’s polar vortexes.

Thus Gaia’s twin auroral wreaths are children of heaven and earth. Both Gaia’s magnetic mantle and Sol’s bursts of electric particles are needed to ignite auroral displays. However, this explains the Aurora as effectively as a switch explains the workings of TV.


Transforming Civilization

Only 75 years before Nansen’s vision of serpents writhing in arctic heavens, Joseph Henry was teaching natural philosophy in Albany, NY, one block from the NY Capitol. In 1829 Henry built the first electric motor — a revolving machine driven by magnetic induction from electric current. Every dynamo and motor uses Henry’s exact design. In 1831 Henry published his Theory of Magnetic Induction and The Electric Age was born.

By the time Nansen logged his Auroral vision, across the Atlantic Ocean Westinghouse was building two 5,000 kilowatt generators to harness Niagara Falls. Civilization was being electrified; with oil and iron, electromagnetism (EM) transformed the world.

Today America is crisscrossed by spiderwebs supplying electricity to millions of factories and homes with dozens of lights, motors, appliances, and gadgets. At night billions of street lights, stop lights and neon ads drive back the dark. Radio, telephones, TV, and computers revolutionized science, business and communications. Microwaves cook fast food and beam wideband data channels to distant sites via orbiting satellite. Radar tracks movement on earth or in air, including electric cars with cellular phones and CB radios.

In 1982 Robert Becker and Andrew Marino, leading medical researchers in bioelectromagnetics, published Electromagnetism and Life, whose Preface stated: “But the coin has another side. The environment is now thoroughly polluted by man-made EM with frequencies and magnitudes never before present. Man’s activities probably changed earth’s EM background to a greater degree than any other natural attribute — whether land, water or atmosphere. Evidence indicates abnormal EM environments constitute a health risk. Today interest in all facets of this is at an unprecedented pitch.”

The pitch went up a full octave in June 1989 with publication of “Currents of Death” by Paul Brodeur in The New Yorker magazine.


Transforming Public Health

In spring 1974 Dr. Nancy Wertheimer began surveying homes in Denver, Colo. In 1954 she’d recieved a PhD from Harvard and Radcliffe in experimental psychology. In 1968 HEW awarded her a grant for an epidemiological study of childhood leukemia, but divorce and family forced her to turn the grant down. Six years later she resumed her study with the idea leukemia might be linked to environmental or infectious factors. Therefore, she searched for any clustering among victims.

Colo. Dept. of Vital Statistics supplied addresses of every Denver child who died of leukemia from 1950 to 1969. She visited each home to note a few environmental conditions: apartment or house; number of stories; building materials; proximity to highways and factories; etc. Her field survey detected no unusual clustering, but one day she noticed yet another black cylinder hanging on a pole beside a victim’s house. Nancy didn’t see any import to this until she saw a news photo of a farmboy holding a fluorescent tube under a 345 kilovolt (kv) powerline — the bulb lit by EM from the line.

Plotting leukemia victims on a map of Denver power substations showed only a faint correlation, so she returned to the field to note proximity of powerlines, transformers and substations. This revealed a definite pattern: with notable frequency, victims lived in the first or second house nearest a pole-mounted transformer.

In fall 1974 Nancy took her data to physicist Ed Leeper, who thought this wasn’t due to electric fields, which are uniform regardless of distance from a transformer, but maybe magnetic fields, which decrease rapidly with distance. Also, an electric field is easily insulated and shielded, but magnetism penetrates anything, including metal, lead, steel, concrete — and human skin.

In Dec. 1974, using a crude magnetic detector made by Leeper, Nancy determined magnetic fields drop off sharply after the second pole beyond a transformer, not the transformer itself. Ed Leeper reasoned high current in first span of lines generates this strong magnetic field.

In 1975 Nancy compared field measures of magnetism with addresses of childhood leukemia. Results showed disproportionate leukemias in homes near powerlines called secondaries. Later Ed made a gaussmeter to accurately measure 60 hertz (hz) magnetism, and Nancy found some primaries with fields as strong as secondaries.

In 1976 Nancy coded wire configurations near homes to study all childhood cancers in Denver from 1950 to 1973. This analysis upheld her prediction: children near high-current powerlines had twice the cancer death rate of those in low-current homes. Even more persuasive: kids who spent their entire life in high-current homes show the strongest association, and six who lived near power substations all died of cancer.

Not satisfied her findings weren’t accidental, she spent 1977-8 reanalyzing her data for co-factors such as pollution or traffic. Only then did she and Leeper publish Electrical Wiring Configurations and Childhood Cancer in the March 1979 Amer. Journal of Epidemiology. It began: “Domestic power lines are taken for granted and assumed harmless. However, this assumption has never been adequately tested. Low-level harmful effects could be missed, yet might be important for the population as a whole, since electric lines are so ubiquitous. [Our] study suggests, in fact, children who develop cancer are unduly often near high current electric lines.”

However, medicine and science dismissed their report, since no experimental evidence or known means shows powerline magnetism to alters cell metabolism or causes cancer. In Nancy’s own words, “One of four or five families live in what our study characterizes high-current. The very idea electric wiring in every American town and city may be hazardous seemed — well, unbelievable.”

Yet, Nancy Wertheimer had stumbled on the tail of the Dragon.

In Our ELF Defense

The U.S. Navy became interested in Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) in 1958 to communicate with submerged submarines, since ELF will penetrate seawater. In 1968 they buried 28 miles of insulated cable above granite bedrock near Clam Lake, Wisconsin to test an ELF radio antenna. Soon after Navy proposed Project Sanguine — a 22,500 square mile grid of 6,000 miles of cable buried in north Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This would create a global 76 hz ELF field extending up to the ionosphere to reflect ELF signals into the sea.

People living near the Clam Lake test site reported getting electric shocks from water faucets, telephones and ordinary wire fences. Claiming Navy’s ELF antenna generated these stray voltages, residents in the region opposed Project Sanguine.

Navy insisted ELF causes no harmful effects, and is no different than 60 hz powerlines, even though ELF research cast doubt on claims Sanguine’s high power ELF was safe. So in 1973 Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery formed a seven man Science Advisory Committee to review research on ELF biological effects. Dr. Robert Becker was appointed to the panel, and on Dec. 6, 1973 he learned:

  • Naval Aerospace Medical Research Lab found significant increases in serum triglycerides (stg), a warning of stress, in blood samples of nine of ten volunteers exposed to low intensity magnetism;.
  • abnormally high stg was found in six of eight Sanguine test site workers.
  • UCLA Brain Research Institute found monkeys exposed to ELF had decreased motor response, warning of adverse behavioral effects.
  • Naval Air Development Center found ELF exposed rats gain weight less readily.
  • One study showed longterm ELF exposure retarded chicken embryo growth.
  • Another with AC magnetic fields produced disorientation in gull chicks.


On Dec. 7 the panel strongly recommended “urgent and absolutely necessary” studies of ELF effects, and, “since the immune system is a critical defense mechanism, it behooves Project Sanguine to investigate immune mechanisms during and after ELF exposure.” They voted unanimously that the EMR Management Advisory Council (ERMAC) “be apprised of the findings and their possible significance to the large population at risk exposed to 60 hz fields from powerlines.” ERMAC was set up in 1968 by the President’s Office of Telecommunications to advise on biological hazards of radio-frequency radiation.

Navy compiled these recommendations in a 31 page report marked “For Official Use Only,” thus suppressing them. The warning to ERMAC of 60 hz power risks went undelivered.

Navy stubbed its toe on the Dragon — and chose to cover it up — the moral equivalent of shooting a patient in the spleen to avoid telling him he has cancer.

Becker left DC Dec. 7 for his Adirondack retreat near Lowville, NY. There the newspaper said the Power Authority of the State of NY (PASNY) planned a 765 kv powerline just a few miles from his lodge.

Powerline Politics

The same year Wertheimer began her study, farmers in New York and Minnesota were fighting construction of a new generation of powerlines. Utilities needed bigger transmission lines for their bigger — often nuclear — power plants, so they proposed lines to carry 765,000 volts. Previously the highest-voltage line was 345 kv. PASNY wanted to build several 150 mile long 765 kv powerlines from the NY-Canada border to central NY to carry power from north Quebec’s James Bay hydroelectric project. And Niagara Mohawk (NiMo) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) proposed a 765 kv line from nuclear plants near Oswego to Rochester 66 miles west.

The lines would pass through prime farmland. Landowners battled against them, concerned for negative health effects the giant lines might have, such as electric shocks and stray ground currents. To dramatize this, they stood under 345 kv lines holding fluorescent lights — bulbs lit from EM generated by the line. One such photo got Wertheimer’s eye to spark her interest in powerlines and leukemia.

Fate had it, too, the PASNY line would pass by Becker’s Adirondack retreat. After reading of the line on his return from the Navy ELF panel, Becker did the extraordinary: he wrote NY’s Environmental Conservation Commissioner and Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman that the ELF panel concluded the public may be at risk from exposure to EM “lower than those along the proposed 765 kv line.”

Becker, a leading medical researcher of EM effects in living cells, got a medical degree from NYU, and in 1956 was appointed chief of orthopedics at the Syracuse V.A. Hospital. His 1960s work with salamanders revealed limb regeneration involves electric currents associated with nerves. He could increase or retard limb regeneration with external electric fields. In a dramatic study he used electricity to induce a rat to regenerate a severed limb. Becker became concerned if EM increases benign cell growth, it may affect malignancy, too.

Becker induced deep anesthesia in salamanders using strong magnetic fields, then added to discoveries that bone fractures heal with electric stimulation. He explored effects of external magnetic fields, including Earth’s, on brainwaves, and in 1963 showed a relation between psychiatric admissions and solar magnetic storms. In 1965 he exposed volunteers to pulsed magnetic fields similar to magnetic storms, and found significant changes in reaction time. Becker became concerned those fields are in the same ELF range as Earth’s, to which our human body is attuned by its long evolution. They’re also the same range used in electric power distribution.

By 1972 Becker had enough evidence to warn the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers of danger from “continuous exposure to EM able to induce currents or voltages comparable to those now known in biological control systems.” He called urgently for study of human exposure to ELF EM. In 1973 he was appointed to the Navy ELF advisory panel.

In July 1974 a PSC lawyer asked Becker and his associate Andrew Marino to testify at hearings. This meant they must prepare written reports and submit to cross-exams without compensation. Hearings dragged, and in Feb. 1976 PSC bowed to NY Gov. Carey and authorized construction of the PASNY line. That left how wide to make the right-of-way (ROW), and whether to approve the Oswego line. Finally, in June 1976 hearings began. Becker was the only medical doctor to appear as a witness. Experts for PASNY, NiMo and RG&E testified that EM presents no biological hazards.

Marino filed a brief urging PSC to protect not only against EM from proposed 765 kv powerlines, but also existing 345 kv lines. Research showed 1500 volts per meter (vpm) affects exposed animals, while electric fields at the edge of the 150 foot ROW of 345 kv lines is 1600 vpm. Marino felt a chronic human exposure limit should be 100 vpm — much lower — and warned strong pulsating magnetic fields of power lines are “totally new and unique with respect to evolution on earth.”

In Jan. 1978 judges decided “continuous long-term, repeated exposure to electric fields exceeding 2500 vpm might result in biological effects that might be harmful.” They set electric exposure limit at 1000 vpm at one meter above ground. Thus a 765 kv ROW would be 350 feet wide rather than the 250 feet proposed by utilities. They set no standard for magnetic fields.

PSC staff were critical, pointing to 32 studies cited by Marino — nine are “a solid body of evidence powerline electric fields cause biological effects in humans.” PSC staff urged a 400 vpm limit, required notice of risk to residents adjacent to a ROW, and purchase or relocation of any house within 275 feet of a ROW centerline.

In June 1978 PSC’s 74 page decision affirmed powerline EM creates “unrefuted inferences of possible risk we can’t ignore. Effects can’t be presumed harmless.” PSC criticized utilities for failing to replicate Marino’s experiments, but instead waging “vigorous efforts to discredit him more suitable to slander than science.”

PSC’s dilemma was an exposure level for 765 kv lines calls into question the ROW for existing 345 kv lines. Rather than challenge this, PSC set an electric field limit for 765 kv lines same as 345 kv lines — 1,600 vpm — reasoning this “assures risks, if any, of exposure to 765 kv lines will not be greater than those widely accepted of 345 kv lines.” A dubious rationale and bad compromise. Nonetheless, for the first time a regulatory agency questioned powerline effects on humans. But once again, no standard was set for magnetic exposure.

However, PSC noted the poor understanding of ELF biological effects, and called for utilities to fund research by independent scientists. PASNY sued, claiming PSC had no authority to require research as part of approving a powerline. In 1979 NY’s Supreme Court upheld PASNY, but in 1980 the utilities agreed to provide $5 million for a five year NYS Powerlines Project. In 1981 a ten member scientific advisory board was selected to oversee the Project.

Utilities became entangled in the Dragon’s invisible coils. Unwilling to face the deeper implications of these warnings, they struck out at the messengers who bore the bad news.


Military Sensors

Navy wasn’t the only military agency suppressing EM data. In May 1978 the Air Force had commissioned the National Academy of Sciences to evaluate PAVE PAWS radar to predict how much people living near radar would be irradiated. Two committees were formed: an engineering panel to evaluate radiation predictions, and another to evaluate biological effects.

Low-level EM studies showed changes in brain bio-electricity and chemistry, and immune systems at levels far below those able to heat tissue. One 1962 study found mice irradiated with microwave radar developed leukemia 3.5 times as often as controls. FDA’s Bureau of Radiological Health called this “the most discomfiting finding in available literature.” People living near radar were guinea pigs in an in vivo experiment.

In Jan. 1980 Dr. Ross Adey of UCLA’s Brain Research Institute spoke on biological effects of microwaves at the Amer. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting. Studies showed magnetism pulsed at 15 or 72 hz altered parathroid hormone action to trigger adenylate cyclase, a cell membrane enzyme crucial to forming new bone. External EM is too weak to alter cell chemistry, so cell membranes must sense weak EM to trigger changes in cell behavior. Adey pointed out this EM is similar to radar, and blasted the Air Force for failure to honestly assess its EM emission risks.

By 1982 Adey showed how 450 MHz radar modulated at 60 hz greatly reduced T-lymphocyte activity to kill cultured cancer cells. Adey’s associate Daniel Lyle replicated the study using powerline 60 hz, and found major declines in T-lymphocyte activity. A 1983 report noted smaller effects occur at 40, 16 and three hz. This had serious implications for millions of people living near powerlines.

Under pressure, Air Force gave $4 million to study long-term effects of low-level microwaves. Profs. Guy and Chou, engineers at Univ. of Washington Bioelectromagnetics Lab, exposed 100 rats to continuous low level microwaves for two years to examine effects on blood chemistry, body weight and behavior. Results released in Aug. 1984 were shocking: 16 malignant tumors in exposed rats versus only four in controls; seven in exposed rats were endocrine, one in controls.

In 1983 Craig Byrus, biomedicine professor at U. of California at Riverside, exposed human tonsil lymphcytes to low level 450 MHz modulated at ELF from three to 100 hz for up to 60 minutes. He found protein-kinase enzymes became inacive at specific frequencies between 16 and 60 hz; protein-kinase C is a receptor for cancer-promoting substances. Printed in 1984 inBioelectromagnetics, this raised disturbing questions about effects of ELF and microwaves on the human immune system, our first line of defense against cancer. Our national defense’s EM sensing technology was now implicated in damage to our personal biological defenses.

Decade of Denial

New insight into the effects of high current magnetism provoked hefty undercurrents. Utilities, military and government reacted with harsh vindictiveness against evidence of ELF effects, and also scientists whose testimony shone light on this invisible enigma. Like the three monkeys, they could see, hear and speak no evil. Becker and Marino learned magnetism isn’t the only invisible force in our political society. In 1982 they wrote in Electromagnetics and Life, “This earned us the opposition of an impressive array of individuals and organizations who tried, like ancient King Canute, to command the tide of experimental studies to turn.” It was high tide; a trickle of research in the 70s became a flood in the 80s.

In 1980 Wertheimer applied for a National Institutes of Health grant to study adult cancer and high current magnetism. It was rejected, but on her own Nancy collected 1,179 cancer cases from 1967-75 in Boulder, Longmont, Denver, and suburbs. For two summers she visited each home to classify by a refined wire configuration code. As she plodded along, a host of others emerged.

In June 1982 Swedish medical officer Dr. Lennart Tomenius reported on 716 child cancers in Stockholm, where most power is delivered at 50 hz in 200 kv buried cables. He measured AC magnetism at each home’s door to find an average of 2.2 milligauss (mgs). Twice as many children with cancer lived near 200 kv lines, and where magnetism is over 3 mgs, cancer is twice as frequent. This was published in 1986 in Bioelectromagnetics.

July 1982 New England Journal of Medicine printed a letter from Dr. Milham, physician and epidemiologist in the Washington Dept. of Social & Health Services. He reviewed 430,000 deaths from 1950-79 to find leukemia more prevalent in occupations with EM exposure. Of 11 occupations with higher than normal leukemia, ten were linked to EM exposure.

In Nov. 1982 respected British medical journal The Lancet reported a U. of So. California School of Medicine study found acute leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia is significantly higher among power and telephone linemen in Los Angeles.

In Jan. 1983 The Lancet published a study of English and Welsh electrical workers by Michael MacDowell, epidemiologist in London’s Office of Population Census and Surveys, which found consistently higher death from acute myeloid leukemia among electrical occupations. The Lancet editorial, noting this supported findings by USC, Milham and Wertheimer, said, “All of us are exposed to low level EM. It’s important to know what risks, if any, are entailed.”

A 1984 Maryland brain tumor study from 1969-82 found greater occurence in electrical occupations. Other studies found excess leukemia in electric workers in New Zealand, Canada and southeast England, and U.S. coal miners. A 1988 brain cancer study in East Texas men from 1969-78 found much greater risk in communications and utilities; risk for utility workers was 13 times greater.

By 1986, when Wertheimer and Leeper published “Adult Cancer Related to Electric Wires Near Homes” in the International Journal of Epidemiology, 15 of 17 studies showed associations between cancer and EM exposure. Cancer of the nervous system, uterus, breast, lymphoma, and leukemia occur more frequently among people living near high current lines. Nancy wrote, “Homes of cancer patients outnumber controls most clearly in the very-high-current category. The association is clear and highly significant for cancer in adults before age 55. [Data] suggests a dose relationship may exist between alternating magnetic exposures and cancer.”

Clearly something was happening. Here was repeated, credible evidence of publlic health hazards associated with EM exposure, but the effect had an unknown cause. Fingers of evidence in this mystery pointed at magnetism, but no one could explain how low-level magnetism causes cell disorder or disease.

To be continued…. 

Part Two of four:
SPIN THE TALE ON THE DRAGON
http://netteandme.blogspot.com/2014/08/part-2-of-4-return-of-dragon-hazards-of.html
As of Sept 3, 2014 Part 3 & 4 have not been published…stay tuned for more!
Source: http://netteandme.blogspot.com/2014/08/part-1-of-4-return-of-dragon-hazards-of.html

California Sec. Of State Candidate Arrested In Connection With Massive FBI Raid


 

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Reports indicate that Yee’s arrest was part of a broader series of multiagency federal raids apparently connected to gang activity. Yee, a prominent Democrat who represents San Francisco and San Mateo County, is the first Chinese American ever elected to the California state Senate, and is currently running to be California’s next Secretary of State.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Yee had been arrested on public corruption charges as part of a federal investigation that also targeted Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, who the newspaper described as “a notorious former San Francisco gangster.” Sources told the Chronicle that the raid involved hundreds of federal agents and local officers, and stemmed from a fatal shooting that occurred around five years ago.

An FBI spokesperson confirmed to the Chronicle that both Yee and Chow had been arrested, and were both scheduled to appear before a federal judge Wednesday afternoon.

Reports indicated that agents on Wednesday were raiding both Yee’s offices in Sacramento and the San Francisco building that houses the Ghee Kung Tong, an organization referred to as the “Chinese Freemasons” that is currently headed by Chow.http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/leland-yee-arrest

How and why you should fight ALL fines – by an ex-Police Sergeant.


 

 

 

My name is Stan. I am a retired Sergeant of Police in Victoria for 14 years. I was also a police prosecutor at times, so I know what I am talking about. I spent half my life in Magistrates Court during my time in the Force. I was only ever a very fair copper, and I am proud of my time in the job, looking after the interests of Victorians, often to the detriment of my family and my health.

 

I never booked any driver for a trifling offence “ever”. People committing trifling offences commonly used to get a warning and a licence / vehicle check. It had to be serious before I booked anyone.

 

I am so annoyed at what is happening these days, in what I call “Indiscriminate revenue gathering” It is absolutely disgusting. The government and the Police Force need to hang their heads in shame. If you did a survey of current serving members of the police forces in this country, you would be hard pushed to find many who disagree with me.

 

I know how the legal system works, and I know how to beat the system. This is how to do it, and if about 10% of all drivers booked follow my specific instructions, then the entire system will crash and become unworkable to the extent, that the government will have no choice but to stop issuing fines for every type of traffic offence. The whole lot of them. Seriously.

 

I do not feel guilty about coming out with this information, as I think it’s about time someone stood up for hard working, civil minded, law abiding taxpayers in this country, who are being screwed.

 

This is very simple and very basic. The idea is to clog up the system in the traffic camera office and the courts by drivers exercising their rights to remain innocent until proven guilty.

 

SIMPLE BASIC LEGAL STEPS TO FOLLOW…………….

 

1. Do not accept the alleged offence. There are numerous valid reasons to dispute every single alleged offence. Often the charges are incorrect or the evidence is illegally or incorrectly gathered.

 

2. Challenge it, tell them that you are going to defend the matter. Make them earn their miserable $150 or $200 or whatever. They have to prepare evidence and witnesses. Just the wages for the camera operator or the Policeman on the day of the court, will be more than the actual fine. You are also taking a camera operator or a member of the Police Force off the street for the day. But it won’t get to that point…..read on….

 

3. If a court date is ever set, and it does not suit you, do not accept it, ask for a delay to a time and place that suits you.

 

4. When they re set the date, delay it as often as possible. keep pleading not guilty all through the process. You have every right to be sick, or go for an adjournment if the day does not suit for any legitimate reason. For example you may have pressing family or work commitments which prevent you from attending a particular court on a particular day.

 

5. If it ever actually gets to court, (which is unlikely if everyone does this) and if you are unwell that day, ring the court in the morning and tell them that you cannot make it as you are sick. The camera operator, and a police prosecutor will already be at court, and will be greatly inconvenienced, by having to come back another day. The whole time this is going on, the amount of paperwork involved at the traffic camera office is huge. Several staff are involved, and it rapidly becomes very costly, probably running into thousands. …..with me so far…..keep reading…….

 

6. The court system is then placed under such a massive load by people who wanted “their day in court” that it simply will not be able to cope unless they open up about another 50 magistrates courts, and this is obviously going to cost the government a lot more than any revenue raised. If all the above fails, which is highly unlikely….and you actually go to court and get convicted……you have a right of appeal. Make sure you appeal the conviction. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to see what happens. They are not going to spend millions chasing hundreds.

 

7 Tell everyone you know to challenge their alleged offences, and the entire system will crash within a few weeks.

 

8. Please pass this on. AND ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY AND THAT THERE IS A VERY HIGH PROBABILITY THAT THE EVIDENCE USED AGAINST YOU IS WRONG. YOU HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO CHALLENGE ANY ALLEGED OFFENCE. THIS IS WHY COURTS EXIST….SO USE THEM……A LOT.

 

Regards,

 

Stan

 

UPDATE: I receive this through an email today, so for all readers: 

 

That is taken DIRECTLY from a PAID, Members ONLY website of ours – accordingly, we require you to please credit us with this e-mail. It took us a LOT of work to get that ex-police officer to write such a detailed e-mail and, whilst we obviously encourage people to fight back against their fines, we would like them to do so with our step-by-step system to do that, which is detailed in our 85 page e-book.

 

Accordingly, please explain that to people on your website or, at the very least, direct people to our website www.aussiespeedingfines.com for further details.

 

 We thank you for your co-operation.

 

  The Team at Aussie Speeding Fines

 

Authors of – “Speeding Fines – What You REALLY Need to Know!”

 

Web: www.aussiespeedingfines.com

 

E-mail: info@aussiespeedingfines.com

Anti-Government Protests in the Ukraine


11/30/13

1.6 million people have taken the streets in Ukraine to protest against oppression and what appears to be Russian control of their government. Many reports have mistakenly named these massive demonstrations as pro-EU, but it is much more appropriate to label them anti-government. People are waking up to their power and dignity all around the world. The bankers are exposed in the truth if their global corruption harming us all. This is the aftermath of the 2012 GLOBAL AWAKENINGS. People want a new way of living worldwide. Our current model serves a few & harms many more. It is also important to note that these protests are going on in spite of a protest ban. Activists and students in Independence square, were brutality beaten, injured, and hospitalized by police attacks in the early morning hours of November 30th.

Protestors fought police, seized governmental buildings, blockaded police, and have continued to stand united calling for government resignations in the millions! A protestor in a bulldozer even pushed back police lines while others stood hand in hand. Students began pepper spraying cops. People have had enough. Just as we have seen from Egypt, to the London Riots, to The Israeli summer, Americans Autumn, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Thailand & dozens of more nations- people are standing up for justice. The tyranny and brutality of the Ukrainian government has been on full display via beatings and gas grenades. A new world is possible. Remove the corrupt bankers & create a new system.

The Magician’s Secret…


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For Odet: We are so Grateful for your donation, my Friend.  It Created a Beautiful Opening for us on an energetic level in the “work” we are doing.  Feeling Blessed!

The curtain opens and the Magician steps onto the stage in front of a large audience as they wait with bated breath to see the show.  We watch in Awe and Wonder as magic bursts forth in front of our very eyes.  How do they do these things?  We are always searching for the Magician’s Secret both on the stage and in our very own Lives.  The brilliant thing about searching for Magic in our own Lives is that it is so very, very simple.

There is a key to unlocking Magic in our Lives in order to grow and learn in Spirit.  The key is, and always has been, an “attitude of gratitude” but what does it really mean?  We are human and spiritual BEings all at once and it is our great challenge in Life to balance our “ego” mind with our Spirit, or Heart center.  We cannot be in “fear” and Love all at once as they cannot co-exist in the “higher realms” we seek to find which means we cannot be in “lack” and abundance at the same time either.

When we are struggling in any area in our Lives we find ourselves in a place known as “survival” mode.  Survival mode comes on in any given number of situations including our relationships, finances, and health.  We have to understand that the path to Spirit is an emotional journey and when we feel survival mode coming on it’s typically a great opportunity to plow the field but it can also be taxing and painful.  Stress and fear are the biggest obstacles in Life when if comes to BEing Healthy, both physically and emotionally.  Our emotions are the key to Spirit and when they come, positive or negative, it is the Universe (or our Higher Self) expressing itself through our feelings.  None of our emotions are “bad” and there’s nothing “wrong” with any of them but we have been conditioned to think otherwise, for the most part, so when in survival mode we are typically in a fight or flight situation which can cause a feeling of “panic”.  If we can shift our ourselves into a place of Allowance with our emotions we find that they are there to help us grow and learn although at times this makes us feel vulnerable in many ways.  When times get tough emotionally it can lead us to a place of feeling like the path of Spirit isn’t “working” because in order to find Joy we also have to rid ourselves of the lower vibrational emotions which means we have to see them, feel them, and let them go on a cellular level.  Not such an easy task when there is emotional pain involved as it is in our very Nature to avoid “pain” so to actually be Grateful for the pain is another step up the proverbial ladder.  This is why it’s called Spiritual PRACTICE and it takes practice to “get it right”.

Energetically there is a great deal of “chaos” in the “field” as we Awaken from the density of the fear-based, lower vibrational emotions.  This means that we are all in the process of Healing which is a Beautiful thing by its very Nature and something we can all be Grateful for on both an individual and collective basis.  Truths are surfacing in every aspect of our existence and some of these truths can be painful on an emotional level and the pain comes in the form of feeling unworthy and unlovable.  In short, our emotions are the way we “communicate” with Spirit and/or our Higher Self so this is how we let Spirit know what brings us Joy and what brings “pain”.  When we focus on only the pain or negativity we find more pain and negativity to greet us and in order to shift this perspective it’s almost as easy as turning on a switch – the switch of Gratitude.

In the Art of Bushido a “warrior” is expected to find Gratitude when a weakness is exposed because it Allows an Opportunity to reinforce the armor if you will.  Whenever we are feeling “lack” we are not in a Spiritual place, period.  Although the “lack” may be very, very real it should not ever be the primary focus as this is what makes the lack seem and feel more intense.  If one can’t find Gratitude in a given situation it’s okay to go back and find Gratitude from areas of the past or future in order to lead us to the place of NOW where we live moment to moment as is intended.  When we find Gratitude for the things in Life that are pleasing to us we REceive MORE of the things that are pleasing to us!  However, it’s not enough to just think “thank you” and move on rather we have to Allow ourselves the intense EMOTION of Gratitude.  Think of oneself as a weary wanderer in the desert who hasn’t had a sip of water in days and suddenly the oasis appears bringing an overwhelming sense of Gratitude at this most Magical sight.  This is the Emotion of Gratitude that must be felt and not just spoken in order to be effective.  It takes practice to really embrace the Emotion of it and to Allow oneself to feel it Truly.

It’s okay to start small as it’s the little things in Life that bring the most Joy.  A bright blue sky, the smell of an infant, the autumn leaves on the trees, or the smile from a dear friend are all “simple” things to be Thankful for.  Once we begin it doesn’t take long to to feel truly Blessed and by stoking the fire of Gratitude we find ourselves on a completely different path where Life and Love become Free and Easy.  We  have to BElieve we are Worthy of the Love, Joy, Happiness, Peace, and/or stability we are seeking and the feeling of BEing Worthy is also a tremendous Gift.  When we feeI, on an energetic and cellular level, that we are Worthy of our own Happiness we can begin to feel the Gratitude even more profoundly.  When we Allow ourselves to feel Grateful for even the negative areas of our Lives, because it’s showing us something about ourselves deep withIN, we find ourselves feeling Blessed which is also a Gift in and of itself.  But, there’s even more as one grows in the practice of Gratitude…there really IS Magic!

The best way to really encompass Gratitude into our energetic field is by beginning a Gratitude journal or specific practice.  This seems simple, I know, but it consistently surprises me how many people who are unwilling to incorporate this very simple practice into their Lives.  If you don’t know where or how to begin there’s a great book called “The Magic” by Rhonda Byrne which is an accompaniment to the book “The Secret”.  It’s a daily 28 day practice of marrying oneself to the emotion of Gratitude and couldn’t be more simple.  When we embrace this practice our Spiritual or energetic signature begins to Create synchronicities and openings in our Lives which we can rely on by way of our Intuition.  Solutions to problems previously thought of as “unsolvable” suddenly have the most simplistic answers.  When we are Grateful for our relationships, good or bad, they automatically get better.  When we are Grateful for our financial status, good or bad, we find more opportunities to grow the bank account.  When we are Grateful for our Positive and Loving emotions we REceive more Positive and Loving ways to express them.  When we are Grateful for our Health and our bodies we begin to Heal, both physically and emotionally.  REmember, we are a society of “instant gratification” and it’s easy to slip back into a feeling of “lack” when things don’t show up when or how we are expecting.  The Universe or your Higher Self knows what you need, and in what order, more than you do sometimes so stay Patient and Grateful as you work through the process.  Just because we can’t SEE it in our physical world doesn’t mean it isn’t there or on its way so don’t give up just as the seed is beginning to burst forth with Life.  REmember that Self wants Self to be Happy and Self knows that you are Worthy of REceiving this Gift.

Music to drive it Home (just TRY it…)


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Ed Note: Lately I’ve noticed how the word “magic” was prevalent in the lyrics of rock-n-roll and pop music until the early 80’s, when it slowly faded into obscurity. As systems of domination and control began to dominate the music industry progressive rock, or music that exhibited “conscious” was replaced with Rap, glam rock and heavy metal. The song above is just one of many examples…

Jagamara II


Affidavit of Truth Template by Original Sovereign Confederation

Be it known to all courts, governments, and other parties, that I, ___________________________, am a natural, freeborn Original Sovereign, without subjects. I am neither subject to any entity anywhere, nor is any entity subject to me. I neither dominate anyone, nor am I dominated.
My authority for this statement is the same as it is for all free Original Sovereigns of the continent lands known as Australia: the age-old, timeless, and universal respect for the intrinsic rights, property,freedoms, and responsibilities of the Original Sovereign Individual.

I am not a “person” when such term is defined in statutes of Australia or statutes of the several states when such definition includes artificial entities. I refuse to be treated as a federally or state created entity which is only capable of exercising certain rights, privileges, or immunities as specifically granted by federal or state governments.

————- This goes on for a while, too long to include here in totality though we are currently working with Jagamara on his website where this will be included in full as will a number of other useful resources.

 

Americans’ Belief That Gov’t Is Too Powerful at Record Level


As the veils of legitimacy fall, so do our collective illusions! {~A~}

September 23, 2013

Record number of Republicans say the federal government has too much power

by Joy Wilke

PRINCETON, NJ — Six in 10 Americans (60%) believe the federal government has too much power, one percentage point above the previous high recorded in September 2010. At least half of Americans since 2005 have said the government has too much power. Thirty-two percent now say the government has the right amount of power. Few say it has too little power.

Trend: Americans' Perceptions of Governmental Power

These most recent data come from Gallup’s Governance survey, conducted Sept. 5-8. The 7% who feel the government has too little power has been mostly steady since Gallup started tracking the measure regularly in 2002.

Republicans and Democrats Divided on Views of Government

This new high encompasses Republicans (81%), who are now more likely than at any time since 2002 to say the government has too much power, and Democrats (38%), who now are more likely to say this than at any time since President Barack Obama took office in 2009.

Republicans, Democrats, and independents have each grown more likely to say government is too powerful this year. However, Republicans’ and Democrats’ views have generally become more polarized since Obama took office. In 2002, the two parties were about equally likely to view the federal government as too powerful, at 36% and 35%, respectively, with independents, at 45%, most likely to say this.

As the George W. Bush era continued, both Republicans and Democrats began to report higher levels of unease with the amount of power the federal government held. Between 2004 and 2007, the gap between the parties ranged from seven to 17 percentage points, with Democrats more likely than Republicans to say the government had too much power.

During the 2008 presidential race, about half of Republicans and Democrats held this view. By September 2009, however, views became much more polarized: 25% of Democrats were concerned with the government’s power, compared with 78% of Republicans. Since that low point, Democrats have become more likely to view the government as too powerful, with 38% this year saying so — for a gap of 43 points between the parties.

Do you think the federal government today -- [ROTATED: has too much power, has about the right amount of power, or has too little power]? Views by party

ImplicationsAmericans — specifically Republicans and Democrats — have become more divided in their perceptions of federal power since the end of the Bush administration. Within a year of Obama’s inauguration, Republicans’ and Democrats’ views on the issue diverged dramatically, leaving a gulf between the parties that remains today — though the current 43-point partisan gap is smaller than the 53-point gap measured in the fall of 2009.

A gulf between Democrats and Republicans on this measure is not unexpected, given the differences in Democrats’ and Republicans’ views on the role of government, as well as the level of comfort partisans feel while their party is in office. Though Republicans tend to be more skeptical of government overall, this concern was tempered while President Bush was in office. However, Republicans’ concern reached new highs when Obama took office in 2009.

On the other hand, though Democrats tend to be more comfortable with a more active government, more than half became concerned with the U.S. government’s power toward the end of the Bush years. The presence of a Democratic president in office likely leads Republicans to feel especially skeptical of — and Democrats especially comfortable with — the amount of power the federal government holds, leading to the large gap between the parties seen during Obama’s presidency.

Survey MethodsResults for this Gallup poll are based on telephone interviews conducted Sept. 5-8, 2013, on the Gallup Daily tracking survey, with a random sample of 1,510 adults, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

For results based on the total sample of national adults, one can say with 95% confidence that the margin of sampling error is ±3 percentage points.

For results based on the total sample of Democrats, one can say with 95% confidence that the margin of sampling error is ±5 percentage points.

For results based on the total sample of Republicans, one can say with 95% confidence that the margin of sampling error is ±5 percentage points.

Interviews are conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular phones, with interviews conducted in Spanish for respondents who are primarily Spanish-speaking. Each sample of national adults includes a minimum quota of 50% cellphone respondents and 50% landline respondents, with additional minimum quotas by region. Landline and cell telephone numbers are selected using random-digit-dial methods. Landline respondents are chosen at random within each household on the basis of which member had the most recent birthday.

Samples are weighted to correct for unequal selection probability, nonresponse, and double coverage of landline and cell users in the two sampling frames. They are also weighted to match the national demographics of gender, age, race, Hispanic ethnicity, education, region, population density, and phone status (cellphone only/landline only/both, and cellphone mostly). Demographic weighting targets are based on the March 2012 Current Population Survey figures for the aged 18 and older U.S. population. Phone status targets are based on the July-December 2011 National Health Interview Survey. Population density targets are based on the 2010 census. All reported margins of sampling error include the computed design effects for weighting.

In addition to sampling error, question wording and practical difficulties in conducting surveys can introduce error or bias into the findings of public opinion polls.

View methodology, full question results, and trend data.

For more details on Gallup’s polling methodology, visit www.gallup.com.

 

The Long Conversation w/Chris Hales and guests Julien Wells and Anoka Shiva, Sept. 11/12, 2013


First hour – Julien Wells discussing walk-ins, the bankers, the media, the energy of money, 
Second Hour – Anoka Shiva from New Zealand joined us. Anoka is a former head of the Political Studies department of a Canadian University and has a lifetime of experience and observations of the realities of creating and sustaining Alternative/New Communities.

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One of the most significant tools in the awakening of The One People has been the long detailed interviews and conversations that are now woven into the tapestry of the New Media (aka the Alternate Media).

No 30 second grabs, no 15 minute scripted spins just good conversations between people who want to share their information and passion to help free the people.

I hope you can join us!

Chris Hales

Taking back our power from the governments ~ Spiritual Contract Removal


2013/08/08
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Pravyer Group reading today — Taking back our power from the governments

As inspired from Andrew Bartzis power declarations we read this in our prayer group today. Feel free to share with anyone.

Group Declarations for Taking Back Our Power

I now state with all power from my heart that I do not consent to any interaction, covert or overt, with any parts of the broken systems on this world until such time as those who control them come to the fundamental understanding and acceptance of equality, justice, and compassion for all sentient-kind.

I do not consent to and revoke all connection to all contracts that exist within my past, present and future in all dimensions and time streams that do not serve the highest purposes of truth, goodness, and love.

In the domain of government activities, I make the following declarations this day:

 

  • I hereby revoke all spiritual contracts that deal with all government personalities, elected and unelected. I do not consent to any form of corporate government that harvests energy from its people. I revoke all spiritual contracts with every branch of government whose actions are out of alignment with the divine plan. I do not consent to the rule of the privileged few. I do not consent to mass propaganda.
  • I hereby revoke all spiritual contracts secretly interwoven into each and every law—past, present, and future. I revoke all rights, duties, and responsibilities in relation to all government systems that write laws that affect my spiritual contracts without my direct consent. I revoke all spiritual contracts that enable the government or the military-industrial complex to dominate and control any person on any timeline or dimension.
  • I hereby revoke all spiritual contracts with the Federal Reserve families. I revoke all spiritual contracts hidden with in our government exchange-for-value systems. I revoke all rights, privileges, and powers–assumed and unassumed, consented and unconsented—with every federal law-enforcement branch that uses Federal Reserve energy to support the system of domination and control.
  • I revoke all rights regarding all technologies that alter dimensions, manipulate time streams, or do harm to any sentient life forms co-existing on earth in all time lines and dimensions.
  • I do not consent to my life force being used for any purpose that does not heal earth mother and promote unity consciousness among all sentient kind living and co-existing on our world.
  • I hereby declare that God is now in dominion over all forms of local, national, and global government, interpersonal relations, and galactic relations for all sentient kind. I call forth the angelic realm to record this reading of my freewill and ask for the divine assistance so that all sentient kind will understand that our freedom comes with the use of freewill at all times, and take the responsibility to use that freedom with wisdom.

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Note: I encourage everyone to use these spiritual contract removals as a template for creating revocations specifically tailored to your life circumstances. Read them aloud as often as possible and get creative, reading them during a fire ceremony is a great way to. Reading them aloud  creates a powerful standing wave of energy, when two or more come together for a reading the energy is exponentially more powerful. This is how we free Gaia and reclaim our sovereignty after millions of years of domination and control…lets do it!! Much love and gratitude to all! ~A~}

German Police Officers Take Off Helmets & Marched With German Citizens Against Rothschild European Central Bank!


Note: This news is dated 6/2012, even so it’s worthy of another view. Many are just now awakening to the truth about banking and corporate slavery systems, most people are still unaware that governments are LEGAL corporations masquerading as governing systems. Please share freely…

The German police took off their helmets and marched with the protesters- clearing the way for them.

  1. April 30, 2013 ROLLING STONE: “Conspiracy Theorists Of The World, Believers In The Hidden Hands Of The Rothschilds, We Skeptics Owe You An Apology.”

  2. BENGHAZI:*** WHAT YOU’RE NOT BEING TOLD*** [SCG News] [VIDEO]

  3. Greece Military Stands Down In Support Of Their Fellow Citizen: Military High 5s With Citizen Protestors ~ Blackwater Stands Down!

  4. 86% Of U.S. Police Officers Stand With Bill Of Rights & Against Gun Control: Police One’s Gun Control Survey 11 Key Lessons ~ U.S. Police Stand With Their Citizens!

  5. Update April 29, 2013 On West/Waco Texas Fertilizer Plant Missile/Laser Strike: 14 Dead 160 Wounded ~ Government Motives To Destroy It With A Missile!

 

Urgent Action Free Fax: Tell Your Senators That $6.3 Trillion Is Too High A Price To Pay For The Gang Of Eight’s Amnesty!

Blockupy Frankfurt.

Police are escorting.

Reports 20,000+ protesters.

Nice to see their faces…. and their humanity coming through…

HEAD OF THE SNAKE ROTHSCHILD

HEAD OF THE SNAKE ROTHSCHILD

Who Owns The European Central Bank?

These Are The Same Cronies That Usurped The United States Central Bank _ The Federal Reserve And Turned Healthy Capitalism Into Cronie Capitalism By Derivative Fraud!

Here is a picture of Rothschild’s European Central Bank, which is located in Frankfurt, Germany!

Rothschild’s Handbook For Banker’s World Control.

  1. You Think Flooding The U.S. With QE4 Is Bad ~ Well You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet: Japan & European Central Bank Printed Funny Money Is Coming To America! This “NEXT” Mafia “BUBBLE” Scheme To Usurp The United States Must Be Stopped Now!

German police officers escort an anti- cronie capitalism protest march with some 20,000 people in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, May 19, 2012. Protesters peacefully filled the city center of continental Europe’s biggest financial hub in their protest against the dominance of banks and what they perceive to be untamed cronie capitalism, Frankfurt police spokesman Ruediger Regis said.

 

The protest group calling itself Blockupy has called for blocking the access to the European Central Bank, which is located in Frankfurt’s business district. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Its Happening In Greece Too!  Greece Military High Fives Fellow Citizen Fighting Banker's Crime Of Austerity.

Its Happening In Greece Too! Greece Military High Fives Fellow Citizen Fighting Banker’s Crime Of Austerity.

Greece Military Stands Down In Support Of Their Fellow Citizen: Military High 5s With Citizen Protestors ~ Blackwater Stands Down!

Nice to see the police give protesters a hand. I think I will plan on my next vacation to visit Germany.

Such friendly people there! 

Democratic Underground

OBAMA COMMUNISM rothschildism

http://politicalvelcraft.org/2012/06/27/german-police-officers-take-off-helmets-marched-with-german-citizens-against-rothschild-european-central-bank/

Space Preservation Act Tried to BAN CHEMTRAILS: H.R 2977 :STOP The WEAPONIZING of SPACE


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This is only PART of the BILL. For the FULL LENGTH version , please got to the LIBRARY of CONGRESS link  http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c107:H.R.2977.IH: lease use this information when you are attending congressional hearings or bring Chemtrail or Geoengineering proof into your local  city council.  Dennis Kucinich tried to pass this bill twice, once in 2001, and then again in 2004.

 

 

 

Here is the pdf. of he BILL in it’s entirety!

 

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-107hr2977ih/pdf/BILLS-107hr2977ih.pdf

 

 

H.R.2977.IH STOP CHEMTRAILS

 

 

 

 

 

Further down the page , CHEMTRAILS and other weapons are mentioned in this BILL!

 

 

H.R.2977 — Space Preservation Act of 2001 (Introduced in House – IH)

 

 

 

107th CONGRESS1st Session H. R. 2977To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESOctober 2, 2001Mr. KUCINICH introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


 

A BILLTo preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

 

    This Act may be cited as the `Space Preservation Act of 2001′.

 

    (B) Such terms include exotic weapons systems such as–

 

    (i) electronic, psychotronic, or information weapons;

 

    (ii) chemtrails;

 

    (iii) high altitude ultra low frequency weapons systems;

 

    (iv) plasma, electromagnetic, sonic, or ultrasonic weapons;

 

    (v) laser weapons systems;

 

    (vi) strategic, theater, tactical, or extraterrestrial weapons; and

 

    (vii) chemical, biological, environmental, climate, or tectonic weapons.

 

 

 

Here is the pdf. of he BILL in it’s entirety!

 

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-107hr2977ih/pdf/BILLS-107hr2977ih.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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 http://www.thetruthdenied.com/news/2012/05/25/space-preservation-act-tried-to-ban-chemtrails/

 

 

Richard Dolan on ET Disclosure ~ Third Phase of Moon Radio 4/25/2013


Published on Apr 26, 2013

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Title: ThirdPhaseofMoon Radio 4/25 w/ Richard Dolan on ET Disclosure!!

Description: The largest UFO youtube channel is officially on the largest internet radio station in the world! Join us in this amazing ride where hosts Dr. J Andy Elias, Preston Dennett and Blake Cousins talk to ufologist, Richard Dolan. This famed author talks about disclosure, ufos and national security and so much more. Also, he is testifying at the citizens hearing from 4/20-5/3 which can be seen live at http://www.citizenshearing.org. Also, Check out Thirdphaseofmoon on youtube and you decide., on Revolution radio at http://www.freedomslips.com. Also, listen to last week’s interview with stephen bassett here http://youtu.be/5zfbT3ly5Ow. with Dr. David Jacobs at http://youtu.be/tAzwj0jHOZM and Dr. Roger Leir’s interview at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv2Vxt…, hear the interview with Stanton Friedman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=az3Vux… , Stan Romanek http://youtu.be/HfO73N0Rw9Iand & Travis Walton http://youtu.be/kTgLMLSqkew. Also, check out Thirdphaseofmoon on Youtube and if you have captured anything amazing on video, skype us or find us on facebook at thirdphaseofmoon. Thanks again and join us next time, Thursdays 8-10 PM eastern standard time on http://www.freedomslips.com.

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Dean Clifford ~ Arrest, Victory & Natural Law ~ Red Ice Creations


More signs of positive change! It appears we’re having an effect on the controllers, Dean talks about his recent arrest experience and how attitudes are changing for the better within the legal system toward the sovereignty movement.

April 4, 2013
Dean Clifford’s journey with unraveling the legal system and finding freedom started over a decade ago when the Canada Revenue Agency came after him for not filing taxes in which they demanded him to pay over 3 times his earning. This wasn’t acceptable with him and so he set out to find out how governments manage to force their policy onto the people with impunity. What he discovered was mind blowing. Since then, he has managed to correct his status and undo almost every deceitful contract he was originally tricked into. The CRA is still unable to prosecute him. Dean delivers seminars, conducts interviews and gives consultations about his discoveries and his lawful remedy in addition to his contracting business. He returns to detail his recent arrest in Canada where he was then held in a maximum security prison in solitary confinement for his political beliefs. He’ll explain how he was released without prosecution, proving his research and method to be true. Then, we’ll discuss the difference between natural law and artificial law. Dean talks about the importance of knowing your natural rights. In the second hour, we discuss our current government model system and the ridiculous notion that society cannot exist without government. We’ll discuss how government is our creation gone mad but buried underneath still exists natural law. At the end of the day there is only mankind, no government. Later, Dean deconstructs the biggest freeman myth, the idea that money is evil. The hour ends on the importance of you as an individual to counteract all lies, agendas and governments. Evil triumphs when good men do nothing. Dean talks about what is next in his case against Canada and their recent human rights violations against him. He’ll also address fear mongers and say why the U.S. won’t wage war on its people

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Former FDA Reviewer Reveals Shocking Intimidation and Retaliation Within Agency


 

Posted by Martha Rosenberg [1] at 8:52 am
August 21, 2012

The FDA is often accused of serving industry at the expense of consumers. But even FDA defenders are shocked by reports this week of an institutionalized FDA spying program on its own scientists, lawmakers, reporters and academics that included an enemies list of “actors” and collaborators.

The paranoid and retaliatory email monitoring program, which sought to suppress the safety opinions of those hired to give their safety opinions, has provoked swift action from Capitol Hill. “I am writing to express my disappointment and disbelief with the way the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has retaliated against whistleblowers who expressed concern to Members of Congress and the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) regarding safety concerns about medical products,” wrote Sen. Charles E. Grassley, (R-IA), Ranking Member Committee on the Judiciary to FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, the day after the breadth of the surveillance was reported in the New York Times. [2]

http://freepdfhosting.com/4577fcb522.pdf [3] (Grassley)

Government agencies cannot discourage whistleblowing and reporting of wrongdoing by monitoring employees, echoed a White House memo [2] sent to all government agencies about the FDA spy program.

“Devicegate” dates back at least to January 2009 when scientists [4] in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health wrote President Obama that top FDA managers “committed the most outrageous misconduct by ordering, coercing and intimidating FDA physicians and scientists to recommend approval, and then retaliating when the physicians and scientists refused to go along.” Review procedures at the agency (which approves stents, breast implants, MRIs and other devices and machinery) were so faulty, that unsafe devices including those that emit excessive radiation were approved, charged the scientists, provoking an Office of Special Counsel investigation. [2]

For reporting the safety risks, the scientists became targets of the now disclosed spy program and some lost their jobs [2]. “It has been brought to our attention that FDA management may have just recently ordered the FDA Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) to investigate us, rather than the managers who have engaged in wrongdoing!” wrote the FDA scientists in a follow-up letter a few weeks later to President Obama. “It is an outrage that our own Agency would step up the retaliation to such a level because we have reported their wrongdoing to the United States Congress.”

http://freepdfhosting.com/02b725af30.pdf [5]

During the same time period, Ronald Kavanagh, B.S.Pharm., Pharm.D, Ph.D., an FDA drug reviewer in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research encountered similar intimidation and suppression of safety research. Truthout met with Dr. Kavanagh on several occasions to learn about his FDA whistleblowing experiences.

Rosenberg: You were an FDA drug reviewer from 1998 to 2008, working on well-known drugs like Cymbalta, Zyprexa, Concerta, Invega, Provigil and Saphris, and encountered the same kind of coercive working environment as the device reviewers.

Kavanagh: That’s correct. In the Center for Drugs [Center for Drug Evaluation and Research or CDER] as in the Center for Devices the honest employee fears the dishonest employee. There is also irrefutable evidence that managers at CDER have placed the nation at risk by corrupting the evaluation of drugs and by interfering with our ability to ensure the safety and efficacy of drugs. While I was at FDA, drug reviewers were clearly told not to question drug companies and that our job was to approve drugs. We were prevented, except in rare instances, from presenting findings at advisory committees. In 2007, formal policies were instituted so that speaking in any way that could reflect poorly on the agency could result in termination. If we asked questions that could delay or prevent a drug’s approval, which of course was our job as drug reviewers, management would reprimand us, reassign us, hold secret meetings about us, and worse. Obviously in such an environment, people will self-censor.

Rosenberg: What are some of the ways in which safety risks were minimized in drug evaluation and review?

Kavanagh: Well, first of all I think most people would be shocked at how malleable safety data is. Human studies are usually too short and the number of subjects in them too small to adequately characterize the most dangerous risks. That’s why even a single case has to be taken seriously. A safety signal from any study and not just safety data from short term efficacy and safety studies (used for labeling) needs to be evaluated. This means data from long term safety studies needs to be evaluated as well as the data from even longer, ongoing safety studies and from clinical pharmacology studies. Some of this information also needs to be examined during development of a drug. Yet I have seen new drug reviews where none of this was done by the medical safety reviewer.

Rosenberg: Can you give an example?

Kavanagh: For example, human clinical pharmacology trials are typically done in Europe, yet clinical pharmacology reviewers at FDA have been barred from analyzing this information prior to studies being conducted in the US. Without being able to do this, we are unable to detect evidence of risks early and cannot provide guidance that would help with the development of the drug in terms not only of safety and proving efficacy, but also with the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the drug’s development. New labeling policies can also mask risks as they exclude the labeling of adverse events if they are under a certain percentage and/or not double the rate found with a placebo. By this rule, certain serious and potentially lethal adverse events that eventually resulted in a drug being withdrawn from the market would not have had any mention of the adverse events made in the labeling at all. On top of that, I frequently found companies submitting certain data to one place and other data to another place and safety information elsewhere so it could not all be pulled together and then coming in for a meeting to obtain an agreement and proposing that the safety issue is negligible and does not need further evaluation.

Rosenberg: Like they are trying to pull the wool over the FDA’s eyes?

Kavanagh: During development, if reviewers say things that companies don’t like, they will complain about the reviewer or they will call upper management and have the reviewer removed or overruled. On one occasion the company even told me they were going to call upper management to get a clear requirement for approval that they did not want to fulfill eliminated, which I then saw happen. On another occasion a company clearly stated in a meeting that they had “paid for an approval.”

Rosenberg: That is shocking. Wouldn’t the FDA managers want safety risks investigated?

Kavanagh: Just the opposite. Sometimes we were literally instructed to only read a 100–150 page summary and to accept drug company claims without examining the actual data, which on multiple occasions I found directly contradicted the summary document. Other times I was ordered not to review certain sections of the submission but invariably that’s where the safety issues would be. This could only occur if FDA management was told about issues in the submission before it had even been reviewed. In addition, management would overload us with huge amounts of material that could not possibly be read by a given deadline and would withhold assistance. When you are able to dig in, if you found issues that would make you turn down a drug, you could be pressured to reverse your decision or the review would then be handed off to someone who would simply copy and paste whatever claims the company made in the summary document.

Rosenberg: You have recounted that this is what happened to you with the nerve gas drug pyridostigmine..

Kavanagh: Yes, pyridostigmine is intended to be given preventatively in case of a nerve gas attack with the nerve agent Soman and it was used experimentally on Gulf War troops. After the first Gulf War, there were concerns it was linked to Gulf War Illness. Then prior to Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Defense Department (DOD) tried to have President Bush waive informed consent for pyridostigmine, even though it was still an investigational drug.

Rosenberg: Why?

Kavanagh: Possibly because there is less hassle medicating troops if no informed consent is required. When President Bush refused to waive informed consent, the FDA approved pyridostigmine using the “Animal Rule” which allows the approval of drugs for human use based on animal data. It was employed because it was unethical to dose humans with the nerve agent Soman to see if pyridostigmine would actually prevent death. However, the way the drugs were used in the animal studies didn’t reflect how they would be used in humans and resulted in misleading conclusions.

Rosenberg: Another FDA reviewer turned down pyridostigmine before you?

Kavanagh: Yes. I was assigned to re-review his conclusions regarding pyridostigmine and even before I began my review I was pressured to approve it and this pressure continued through nearly two dozen meetings with FDA management. After it became clear that I would not be pressured into an approval and it became apparent that it would be approved according to the animal rule in spite of the science, I raised an even stronger objection: not only did it not work against nerve agents other than Soman but pyridostigmine actually increased lethality in the presence of other nerve agents and we knew that Saddam Hussein was not using Soman and was instead using these other nerve agents.

Rosenberg: So you were just stating the obvious?

Kavanagh: This information was not secret–both FDA and DOD public documents acknowledge increased lethality with other nerve agents such as Sarin, and DOD and other government documents that are public also document that Saddam Hussein was not using Soman and was instead using these other nerve agents exclusively. Yet because I raised this as an objection, I was immediately replaced as the primary reviewer so that I could not document my concerns and so that pyridostigmine could be approved. It’s since been proposed that if we ever face the prospect of nerve agents in the future, that this approval will be used as a justification to convince the President at that time to waive informed consent without presenting a full picture. Even though using pyridostigmine would likely only invite the use of nerve agents.

Rosenberg: Why would the FDA and DOD allow troops to be put in this kind of harm’s way?

Kavanagh: I don’t know and don’t want to speculate. However senior managers made statements indicating knowledge that the approval was illegal. In any case, it was clear and known that use of pyridostigmine would interfere with the operation of our troops.

Rosenberg: Your training as a pediatric clinical pharmacologist has made you especially sensitive to drug risks for children. What are some of the unique drug risks children face?

Kavanagh: Pediatric approvals are based on the assumption that children will respond similarly to similar exposures. Yet dosages that are used for studies in children are often based on approved adult dosages rather than a scientific determination of whether children achieve the same or higher exposures than adults. This is because companies don’t want to develop lower dosages for children if they don’t have to. Thus exposure studies in children are done after the efficacy studies have been begun instead of before when it’s needed. The exposure studies then may also use overweight children as well as too few children. Since no allowance is made for race, age, puberty, or actual weight and since there are differences in children’s clearance of drugs, there are often higher exposures to active and toxic metabolites in children compared to adults. Thus there are often unnecessary risks with the doses that are approved.

Rosenberg: Are there other risks with one-size-fits-all doses?

Kavanagh: There are racial differences in drug metabolism that are not taken into consideration. For example, one anticancer drug breaks down faster in African Americans so patients don’t get sufficient exposure to the drug to kill tumors. Yet African Americans were not included in the safety and efficacy studies. When drugs break down faster by one particular pathway, the patients will also sustain greater toxicity and even death from the toxic metabolite that is formed. This is especially true when the company subsequently recommends higher doses to overcome the lower exposure due to faster metabolism. In one case, this occurred with a drug used in pregnant women, where hormonal changes during pregnancy cause a greater breakdown to a metabolite that is suspected to cause mental retardation and other birth defects in children exposed during the pregnancy. Not only did the drug receive a supplemental approval for use in pregnant women, the company later changed the labeling to recommend a higher dose during pregnancy. All the while it appears that the company was aware of the increased formation of a potentially tetratogenic metabolite before the drug was ever submitted to the FDA.

Rosenberg: Are the risks just ignored?

Kavanagh: FDA’s response to most expected risks is to deny them and wait until there is irrefutable evidence postmarketing, and then simply add a watered down warning in the labeling. In fact, when patients exhibit drug toxicity it is usually attributed to an underlying condition which we know is likely to make the drug toxicity worse. This also allows the toxicity to be dismissed as being unrelated to the drug in any way. Consequently, toxicities are only attributed to the drug when the evidence is irrefutable. Thus the majority of cases where there is a contributing factor are simply dismissed. When you do raise potential safety issues the refrain that I heard repeatedly from upper management was‚”where are the dead bodies in the street?” Which I took to mean that we only do something if the press is making an issue of it.

Rosenberg: You have also spoken about the dangers of certain ADHD drugs and presented some damning data about Cephalon’s stimulant Provigil.

Kavanagh: In 2006, a medical reviewer found several cases of what he thought might be Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) in children who took Provigil or modafinil. SJS and the related conditions erythema multiforme and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are life-threatening skin conditions where huge swathes of skin covering large sections of the body die and slough off and the mucus membranes are also affected. The diseases are incredibly painful and kill 40 percent respectively of the people who develop them. The reviewer believed he was going to be overruled and asked me for help. We were able to get an advisory committee meeting in which I was allowed to present slides of the data that supported a diagnosis of SJS in a child in the study. I also showed that a metabolite of modafinil was 16 times higher in children than in adults and similar to the worst drug that exists for causing SJS, belphamide. The drug company doctors were unprepared for my presentation and claimed they had no information on the child, including no photos and that they had lost contact.

Rosenberg: One of the pharma doctors actually tried to downplay SJS with modafinil, saying a child was hospitalized but was not in the “burn unit,” according to the transcript.

Kavanagh: Yes. Largely because of my presentation, the advisory committee voted 12-1 against approval but Cephalon claimed in the press that the rash was viral and was not from the drug. The next year, armodafinil, a related drug, was approved with a contraindication for children with a contraindication following three months later for modafinil. Contemporaneously, Cephalon agreed to pay $425 million for off-label marketing of modafinil. That means that for 18 months, the FDA kept quiet about the issue of SJS in children, while Cephalon continued off-label marketing at full steam. Later I found that the FDA had internal documents that had the same conclusion as my analysis but it had been withheld from the advisory committee.

All drugs have dangers including death, and psychiatric drugs tend to be particularly dangerous, but as long as we make reasonable attempts to minimize risks, and provide adequate information for prescribers and patients, I am not opposed to them. On multiple occasions I have stood up for smaller drug companies against FDA management.

Rosenberg: The recent revelations of reprisals against FDA device reviewers must not have surprised you at all.

Kavanagh: No they didn’t. After FDA management learned I had gone to Congress about certain issues, I found my office had been entered and my computer physically tampered with. I saw strange cursor movements on my computer when I was just sitting at my desk reading that I suspected was evidence of spying. After I gave Representative Waxman’s (D-CA) office a USB drive with evidence, FDA staff was admonished that it was prohibited to download information to USB drives. Then, after I openly reported irregularities in an antipsychotic drug review and FDA financial collusion with a drug company to Senator Grassley’s office, I was threatened with prison if I should release trade secret information to Congress.

Rosenberg: That is similar to the FDA’s claim with the device reviewers. Why do efforts to silence free speech always seem to be couched as “trade secrets”?

Kavanagh: Because much of the information we receive are trade secrets and companies explicitly label everything they provide the FDA as such and explicitly prohibit their dissemination. In spite of this, the Food Drug and Cosmetics Act explicitly allows communication of trade secrets by FDA employees to Congress, but since most people are unaware of this, FDA management can use the threat of jail for violation of the Trade Secrets Act, not only to discourage reviewers, but in my case they got Senator Grassley’s staff to destroy the evidence I provided them. The threats however can be much worse than prison. One manager threatened my children who had just turned 4 and 7 years old, and in one large staff meeting I was referred to as a “saboteur.” Based on other things that happened and were said I was afraid that I could be killed for talking to Congress and criminal investigators.

Rosenberg: Still, the FDA transparency meeting transcripts indicate you not only went to members of Congress, you appealed to the Health & Human Services Inspector General.

Kavanagh: Congress did put me in contact with the Justice Department however, I don’t believe my complaints were taken seriously or investigated. I believe that actual felonies may well have occurred. For example I found evidence of insider trading of drug company stocks reflecting knowledge that likely only FDA management would have known. I believe I also have documentation of falsification of documents, fraud, perjury, and widespread racketeering including witnesses tampering and witness retaliation.

Rosenberg: And, in addition to this alleged wrongdoing, the public is at risk from unsafe drugs that were approved?

Kavanagh: Yes. In fact, thanks in part to the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, [in which drug companies pay for expedited reviews] thalidomide could not be stopped today.

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Sibel Edmonds Finally Wins


by David Swanson

Sibel Edmonds’ new book, “Classified Woman,” is like an FBI file on the FBI, only without the incompetence.

The experiences she recounts resemble K.’s trip to the castle, as told by Franz Kafka, only without the pleasantness and humanity.

I’ve read a million reviews of nonfiction books about our government that referred to them as “page-turners” and “gripping dramas,” but I had never read a book that actually fit that description until now.

The F.B.I., the Justice Department, the White House, the Congress, the courts, the media, and the nonprofit industrial complex put Sibel Edmonds through hell.  This book is her triumph over it all, and part of her contribution toward fixing the problems she uncovered and lived through.

Edmonds took a job as a translator at the FBI shortly after 9-11.  She considered it her duty.  Her goal was to prevent any more terrorist attacks.  That’s where her thinking was at the time, although it has now changed dramatically.  It’s rarely the people who sign up for a paycheck and healthcare who end up resisting or blowing a whistle.

Edmonds found at the FBI translation unit almost entirely two types of people. The first group was corrupt sociopaths, foreign spies, cheats and schemers indifferent to or working against U.S. national security.  The second group was fearful bureaucrats unwilling to make waves.  The ordinary competent person with good intentions who risks their job to “say something if you see something” is the rarest commodity.  Hence the elite category that Edmonds found herself almost alone in: whistleblowers.

Reams of documents and audio files from before 9-11 had never been translated.  Many more had never been competently or honestly translated.  One afternoon in October 2001, Edmonds was asked to translate verbatim an audio file from July 2001 that had only been translated in summary form.  She discovered that it contained a discussion of skyscraper construction, and in a section from September 12th a celebration of a successful mission.  There was also discussion of possible future attacks.  Edmonds was eager to inform the agents involved, but her supervisor Mike Feghali immediately put a halt to the project.

Two other translators, Behrooz Sarshar and Amin (no last name given), told Edmonds this was typical. They told her about an Iranian informant, a former head of SAVAK, the Iranian “intelligence” agency, who had been hired by the FBI in the early 1990s.  He had warned these two interpreters in person in April 2001 of Osama bin Laden planning attacks on U.S. cities with airplanes, and had warned that some of the plotters were already in the United States.  Sarshar and Amin had submitted a report marked VERY URGENT to Special Agent in Charge Thomas Frields, to no apparent effect.  In the end of June they’d again met with the same informant and interpreted for FBI agents meeting with him.  He’d emphatically warned that the attack would come within the next two months and urged them to tell the White House and the CIA.  But the FBI agents, when pressed on this, told their interpreters that Frields was obliged to report everything, so the White House and other agencies no doubt already knew.

One has to wonder what U.S. public opinion would make of an Iranian having tried to prevent 9-11.

Next, a French translator named Mariana informed Edmonds that in late June 2001, French intelligence had contacted the FBI with a warning of the upcoming attacks by airplanes.  The French even provided names of suspects.  The translator had been sent to France, and believed her report had made it to both FBI headquarters and the White House.

Edmonds translated other materials that involved the selling of U.S. nuclear information to foreigners and spotted a connection to a previous case involving the purchase of such information.  The FBI, under pressure from the State Department, Edmonds writes, prevented her from notifying the FBI field offices involved.  Edmonds has testified in a court deposition, naming as part of a broad criminal conspiracy Representatives Dennis Hastert, Dan Burton, Roy Blunt, Bob Livingston, Stephen Solarz, and Tom Lantos, and the following high-ranking U.S. government officials: Douglas Feith, Paul Wolfowitz, and Marc Grossman.

When Edmonds was hired, she was the only fully qualified Turkish translator, and this remained the case.  In November 2001, a woman named Melek Can Dickerson (referred to as “Jan”) was hired.  She did not score well on the English proficiency test, and so was not qualified to sign off on translations, as Edmonds was.  Melek’s husband Doug Dickerson worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency under the procurement logistics division at the Pentagon dealing with Turkey and Central Asia, and for the Office of Special Plans overseeing Central Asian policy.  This couple attempted to recruit Edmonds and her husband into the American Turkish Council and the Assembly of Turkish American Associations, offering large financial benefits.  But these were organizations that the FBI was monitoring.  Edmonds reported the Dickersons’ proposal to Feghali, who dismissed it.

Then Edmonds discovered that Jan Dickerson had been forging her (Edmonds’) signature on translations, with Feghali’s approval.  Then Edmonds’ colleagues told her about Jan taking files out of other translators’ desks and carrying them out of the building.  Dickerson attempted to control the translation of all material from particular individuals.  Dennis Saccher, who was above Feghali, discovered that Jan was marking every communication from one important person as being not important for translation. Saccher attempted to address the matter but was shut down by Feghali, by another supervisor named Stephanie Bryan, and by the head of “counterintelligence” for the FBI who said that the Pentagon, White House, State Department, and Congress would not allow an investigation.

Had Edmonds understood the truth of that statement, it might have saved her years of frustration and stress, but it would have denied us the bulk of the revelations in her book.  Dickerson threatened Edmonds’ life and those of her family.  Edmonds lost her job, her reputation, her friends, and contact with most of her family members.  She watched Congress cave in to the President.  She watched the government protect the Dickersons by allowing them to flee the country.  She listened to Congressman Henry Waxman and others in 2005 and 2006 promise a full investigation if the Democrats won a majority, a promise that was immediately broken when the Democrats took control of Congress in 2007.  Edmonds was smeared in the media, and her story widely ignored when media outlets got parts of it right.  The Justice Department claimed “States Secrets” and maneuvered for a cooperative judge (Reggie Walton) to have cases filed by Edmonds dismissed.  The government classified as secret all materials related to Edmonds’ case including what was already public.  The Justice Department issued a gag order to the entire Congress.

And Congress bent over and shouted “Thank you, sir, may I have another?”

As less confrontational approaches failed, Edmonds became increasingly an activist and an independent media participant and creator.  Her story and others she was familiar with were rejected and avoided by the 9-11 Commission.  She worked with angry 9-11 widows and with other whistleblowers to expose the failures of that commission.  Disgusted with whistleblower support groups that only offered to help her when she was in the news and never when she needed help most desperately, Edmonds started her own group, made up of whistleblowers, called the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition.  She started her own website called Boiling Frogs Post.

When an unclassified version of a report on Edmonds’ case by the Justice Department’s Inspector General was finally released, it vindicated her.

Edmonds has received awards and recognition.  Her story has been supported (with rhetoric, not action) by Congress members and backed up by journalists.  It appears in this forthcoming film.

Coleen Rowley, another FBI whistleblower, one who was honored as a Time magazine person of the year along with two others, told me: “What I find so remarkable is Sibel’s persistence in trying every avenue and possible outlet in trying to get the truth out. When going up the chain of command in the executive branch and Inspector General internal mechanisms for investigating fraud, waste, and abuse went nowhere, she sought judicial remedy by filing lawsuits only to be improperly gagged by ‘state secrecy privilege’.  Along the way she also sought congressional assistance, testified to the 9-11 Commission, and engaged with various media and other non-governmental organizations.  It’s somewhat ironic that Sibel herself demonstrated such enormous energy and passion throughout this decade quite the opposite of the ‘boiling frog’ idiom she uses for her website as a warning to others.  If her book can inspire readers to summon even 1/100th of the determination and resolve she has modeled, there’s hope for us!”

Yet, thus far, no branch of our government has lifted its little finger to fix the problem of secrecy and the corruption it breeds, which Edmonds argues has grown far worse under President Obama.  That’s why this book should be spread far and wide, and read aloud to our misrepresentatives in Congress if necessary.  This book is a masterpiece that reveals both the details and the broader pattern of corruption and unaccountability in Washington, D.C.  Edmonds has not exposed bad apples, but a rotten barrel of toxic waste that will sooner or later infect us all — not just the whistleblowers like Sibel and the thousands of people in our government who see something and dare not say something for fear that we will not have their back.

Let’s have their back.


David Swanson’s books include “War Is A Lie.” He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works for the online activist organization http://rootsaction.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio

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A Christian Plot for Domination?


Editors note: This question needs to be seriously addressed, Sarah Palin is also of this same fringe movement so this brand of religious fundamentalism’s nothing new to presidential elections. The founding fathers specifically addressed the danger is combing religion with governing in the separation of church and state. Anyone who knows history understands that our ancestors FLED England to get away from religious fundamentalism and it’s inherent need to persecute anyone who doesn’t agree or abide by God’s so called doctrine.

These are very dangerous people when put into positions of power…hell all Bachmans husband has to do is tell her to bomb Iran and she’ll submit, what if she thinks God is telling her to do something. And for those who don’t agree with their version of scripture…

We better stick with Obama or come up with a new Progressive party….

Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry aren’t just devout—both have deep ties to a fringe fundamentalist movement known as Dominionism, which says Christians should rule the world.

Aug 14, 2011 10:51 PM EDT

 

With Tim Pawlenty out of the presidential race, it is now fairly clear that the GOP candidate will either be Mitt Romney or someone who makes George W. Bush look like Tom Paine. Of the three most plausible candidates for the Republican nomination, two are deeply associated with a theocratic strain of Christian fundamentalism known as Dominionism. If you want to understand Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry, understanding Dominionism isn’t optional.

Put simply, Dominionism means that Christians have a God-given right to rule all earthly institutions. Originating among some of America’s most radical theocrats, it’s long had an influence on religious-right education and political organizing. But because it seems so outré, getting ordinary people to take it seriously can be difficult. Most writers, myself included, who explore it have been called paranoid. In a contemptuous 2006 First Things review of several books, including Kevin Phillips’ American Theocracy, and my own Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, conservative columnist Ross Douthat wrote, “the fear of theocracy has become a defining panic of the Bush era.”

Now, however, we have the most theocratic Republican field in American history, and suddenly, the concept of Dominionism is reaching mainstream audiences. Writing about Bachmann in The New Yorker this month, Ryan Lizza spent several paragraphs explaining how the premise fit into the Minnesota congresswoman’s intellectual and theological development. And a recent Texas Observer cover story on Rick Perry examined his relationship with the New Apostolic Reformation, a Dominionist variant of Pentecostalism that coalesced about a decade ago. “[W]hat makes the New Apostolic Reformation movement so potent is its growing fascination with infiltrating politics and government,” wrote Forrest Wilder. Its members “believe Christians—certain Christians—are destined to not just take ‘dominion’ over government, but stealthily climb to the commanding heights of what they term the ‘Seven Mountains’ of society, including the media and the arts and entertainment world.”

In many ways, Dominionism is more a political phenomenon than a theological one. It cuts across Christian denominations, from stern, austere sects to the signs-and-wonders culture of modern megachurches. Think of it like political Islamism, which shapes the activism of a number of antagonistic fundamentalist movements, from Sunni Wahabis in the Arab world to Shiite fundamentalists in Iran.

Dominionism derives from a small fringe sect called Christian Reconstructionism, founded by a Calvinist theologian named R. J. Rushdoony in the 1960s. Christian Reconstructionism openly advocates replacing American law with the strictures of the Old Testament, replete with the death penalty for homosexuality, abortion, and even apostasy. The appeal of Christian Reconstructionism is, obviously, limited, and mainstream Christian right figures like Ralph Reed have denounced it.

Michele Bachmann; Rick Perry
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But while Rushdoony was a totalitarian, he was a prolific and influential one—he elaborated his theories in a number of books, including the massive, three-volume Institutes of Biblical Law. And his ideas, along with those of his followers, have had an incalculable impact on the milieu that spawned both Bachmann and Perry.

Rushdoony pioneered the Christian homeschooling movement, as well as the revisionist history, ubiquitous on the religious right, that paints the U.S. as a Christian nation founded on biblical principles. He consistently defended Southern slavery and contrasted it with the greater evils of socialism: “The law here is humane and also unsentimental,” he wrote. “It recognizes that some people are by nature slaves and will always be so … Socialism, on the contrary, tries to give the slave all the advantages of his security together with the benefits of freedom, and in the process, destroys both the free and the enslaved.”

Rushdoony’s most influential idea was the concept of Dominionism, which spread far beyond the Christian Reconstructionist fringe. “‘Dominion theologians,’ as they are called, lay great emphasis on Genesis 1:26–7, where God tells Adam to assume dominion over the animate and inanimate world,” wrote the scholar Garry Wills in his book Under God: Religion and American Politics, describing the influence of the ideology on Pat Robertson. “When man fell, his control over creation was forfeited; but the saved, who are restored by baptism, can claim again the rights given Adam.”

For believers in Dominionism, rule by non-Christians is a sort of sacrilege—which explains, in part, the theological fury that has accompanied the election of our last two Democratic presidents. “Christians have an obligation, a mandate, a commission, a holy responsibility to reclaim the land for Jesus Christ—to have dominion in civil structures, just as in every other aspect of life and godliness,” wrote George Grant, the former executive director of Coral Ridge Ministries, which has since changed its name to Truth in Action Ministries. “But it is dominion we are after. Not just a voice … It is dominion we are after. Not just equal time … World conquest.”

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/14/dominionism-michele-bachmann-and-rick-perry-s-dangerous-religious-bond.html?om_rid=Nsfmnq&om_mid=_BOSQ7zB8ctRRHD

Government buying massive amounts of potassium iodide since yesterday


Note to readers: Even though this story came out 3/18 it’s of enough significance to merit attention –  especially since the public has been told the low level radiation making it to the U.S. is no big deal and we aren’t being told to take real precautions of any measure.
By Kenneth Schortgen Jr, Finance Examiner
March 18th, 2011 6:17 pm ET

The Federal government has been purchasing massive amounts of potassium iodide from the largest suppliers in the country since yesterday, March 17th.  This news was reported by author and investigator Tom Horn after speaking to an iodide supplier a short time ago.

NOTE FROM TOM HORN – March 18th: Does the US Government know or suspect something much worse than they are admitting about the threat of radiation exposure to Americans? We just spoke with one of the largest suppliers of potassium iodide in the country and learned that the US Government began last night acquisitioning all Potassium Iodide supplies… more to come… – RaidersNewsNetwork

This news is contrary to what Federal agencies have been telling the American people since the radioactive crisis began to take shape over in Japan.  In fact, the US in the past has refused to stockpile the element due to policies of the CDC and health agencies that it was unncessary.

The U.S. government has so far refused to stockpile supplies of the drug despite the threat of a nuclear disaster nearing the scale of Chernobyl.

“The federal government has never purchased enough to meet that standard,” reports CNN. “There is currently only enough of the medication available for populations living within 10 miles of nuclear reactors in the United States, according to U.S. officials.”

To add to this, hospitals in certain areas of the country are denying patients the right to purchase potassium Iodide, or KI, which is not constituted as a drug, but rather as a form of salt.

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“Yesterday afternoon (roughly 1400PST), the Urgent Care in Ventura, California, denied me a prescription for KI (potassium iodide): an over the counter, salt,” writes Michael (surname withheld). “The reason for denying me a prescription was predicated upon the Doctors conversation, with both CDC and DHSC representatives, whom discouraged it. After asking her if she took government orders, she replied, “No, but I do take their recommendations.”

“As KI is unavailable in Ventura right now and I was unable to get a prescription, which the pharmacy required, I am still without a supply of KI,” adds Michael. – as reported by PrisonPlanet.com

Last month, it was reported that Fema was submitting a request to purchase $1 Billion worth of dehydrated food, and that the order was so large that many distributors had to cancel most of their customers and contracts to facilitate the order.  With news of this new order by the government to stockpile disaster preparedness items (KI), is there something occurring, or about to occur that the public has not been made aware of?

This news that the government is seeking to purchase and stockpile massive amounts of pottasium iodide from the largest suppliers in the US, when in the past they have refrained from doing so, even after the events of chernobyl, should be a wakeup call to all Americans that we need to be prudent that disasters and crisis’ can happen here in America at any moment, and to always have yourself prepared.