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May 11, 2013

Twitter Time in the Gray Box

Filed under: Psychological War — jenniferlake @ 3:37 pm
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“Most bloggers know about the WordPress timestamp that allows you to publish posts at a later date. This is a very handy feature if you’re going to be away for a few days but would like new posts to keep flowing. The timestamp allows you to write a bunch of posts in advance and then have them go live at a predetermined time. Thanks to a site called Tweet Later, you can now do that with your Twitter tweets. Tweet Later allows you to keep the tweets flowing even if you’re not in front of your computer or iPhone. If you know you’re going to be stuck on an airplane that doesn’t have Net access you can timestamp a tweet that say[s] ‘Stuck on an airplane that doesn’t have Net access’ and have it go live at the time you’re on the plane… Timestamped tweets can go out at a specific time or set to go evenly throughout the day.” http://www.johnchow.com/how-to-timestamp-your-twitter-tweets/     ….in other words, you can approximate a future event and insert the simulation into the real time stream.

In normal reality, “the uniqueness of time dimension is that you can travel only forward in it, not backward. This fact has profound implications. It protects causality, that is the law of cause and effect… cause should precede effect and it should not be the other way round…” http://www.buzzle.com/articles/does-the-4th-fourth-dimension-of-time-exist.html

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Posted April 24, 2013: “If you followed the Boston Marathon news last week on Twitter, you likely read lots of false information. Many users tweeted the name of one ‘suspect’ who wasn’t and there were endless ‘this is happening now!’ assertions about events that (again) weren’t, from folks listening to scanners. As a result, there [are] a few red faces this week, embarassed they tweeted such things – and kind of angry, it seems, at Twitter .”  http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/tag/editing-tweets  Turns out it was the independent journos tweeting information, “wrong” information, from police sources. They asked for Twitter’s help: “…it is in Twitter’s interest..to give us the tools to clean things up. Otherwise it risks becoming a cesspool of untruths and rumors. Twitter needs a way to reel bad information back in… an edit button, a correction process.” Apparently, these guys didn’t see the instructions on how to “edit tweets” that I saw.

Twitter on some level agreed. There was a lot of causality showing. Soon, Twitter said, they’ll be rolling out their new security and verification protocols. Until then, like the mild rebuke from “alltwitter” warns, the tweeters should model some better behavior. After that Twitter ought to change their motto too, “Find out what’s happening right now…”, and model some better behavior themselves. But truth-in-advertising is not my problem today.

The same “alltwitter” source has a standing post about timestamps that states “On Twitter.com …time is local time to you, depending on your Twitter timezone settings…  sometimes you’ll want to know exactly when a tweet was posted, certainly if you’re tracing the chain of events of an important story. It can also help you determine who was the first person to break a story on any given day… and who is claiming credit for somebody else’s work… We know that Twitter [..is] based in San Francisco, which is PDT. PDT is GMT minus 8 hours…” http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/tweet-timestamps_b14609

Timestamps have since all been rationalized to Pacific time no matter what timezone you’re in or when the tweet was posted. When did Twitter do that? Was it between September and December of 2012, after its Emergency drill in Japan? Any tweeters out there taking notice?

TwitterEmerg.ServiceTestedInJapanSep2012

Why didn’t Twitter adopt the world standard, Greenwich Mean Time, when it gives out the GMT adjustment which it doesn’t use? I can think of a day in December when a clandestine fix of the timezone feature from Eastern to Pacific would make three hours of time disappear from the East.  Said another way, it would add 3 hours of Twitter time, unnoticed perhaps, if it never happened again. Bear with me and I’ll explain.

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“How social media is rewriting the rules of modern warfare”

“Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm”

…..SocMediaRewritingRulesOfWarfare         TrackingOnSocialMedia

“Will Twitter war become the new norm?”

“Can the US military fight a war with Twitter?”

………………………………TwitterFightingWar,TwitterGuardingTruth “Twitter’s Efficient Role in Guarding the Truth”

…..Military Approves IPhones And IPads  “…a new era!!! US Military approved iPhones and iPads for military networks”

………………………………………………….MayTheCrowdBeWithYou “May the Crowd be With You”

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The Gray Box   “…the gray box is the command-and-control device used to direct operations in complex computer-regulated automation. In February of 2011, a code expert named Ralph Langner gave a TED Talk about his discovery of the Stuxnet virus altering the functions of gray boxes and creating a “man in the middle” which can deceive the monitoring operator at the computer console by showing a systems-normal screen image.  The interoperable communications of the mass-notification emergency system use similar gray boxes.” http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/sandy-hook-early-birds

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“Twitter Broke the Story on the Boston Marathon Bombing”  http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/the-boston-twitter-run/

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Editing Old Tweets
On December 19, 2012, Twitter blog announced that old tweets can be downloaded. This is the key to “editing old tweets” according to eHow instructions (that are undated), which requires uploading the edits afterwards. Twitter blog doesn’t mention editing tweets, in fact denies the capability as a matter of honest record-keeping. Tweets can be deleted after posting but not edited, says alltwitter.
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“Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Today, we’re introducing the ability to download your Twitter archive, so you’ll get all your Tweets (including Retweets) going back to the beginning. Once you have your Twitter archive, you can view your Tweets by month, or search your archive to find Tweets with certain words, phrases, hashtags or @usernames. You can even engage with your old Tweets just as you would with current ones… If you don’t see that option in Settings today, know that it’s on the way! We’re rolling out this feature slowly, starting today with a small percentage of users whose language is set to English. Over the coming weeks and months, we’ll make it available to all users around the world..” https://blog.twitter.com/2012/your-twitter-archive
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“…you can download your old tweets and then edit their content in a few simple  steps…” http://www.ehow.com/how_8327724_edit-old-tweets.html

May 7, 2013

The Boston Twitter-run

Filed under: Psychological War — jenniferlake @ 7:02 pm
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“Twitter Broke the Story on the Marathon Bombing”
…”Twitter users quickly started disseminating details including number of injuries and even raw video… The tragedy also helped demonstrate the value of the Twitter hashtag. One of these, #BostonMarathon, was the highest trending topic on Twitter much of the day. It started as a hashtag simply used to follow the day’s race news.  Later, it became the main channel for breaking news of the disaster as it happened… Twitter, while sometimes enabling the spread of rumors that inevitably occur immediately after a tragedy, also helped dispel rumors.  For instance, one report held that cell phone networks in Boston had been shut down supposedly to prevent remote detonation of additional bombs.  That report appeared later to be false…  It all serves as a reminder:  in a breaking situation or public tragedy, turn to Twitter and other social media for on-the-scene reports”

………BMB, 556am, BigDay 5:56 am……… Racers Start times [Eastern Daylight]: Mobility Impaired: 9 a.m…   Elite Men & Wave One: 10 a.m…  Wave Two: 10:20 a.m…  Wave Three: 10:40 a.m…

………Marathon Winners announced                               MarathonWinnersAnnounced,746to921

…………………………………………..Boston1039amRunnersAtFinish,SteveSilva10:39 am

. 1151am, BMBreportOfTwoHugeExplosions  11:51 am   BMB,1155amWhatHappened2explosions 11:55

*BMB, 1159am,PolicePouringIn 11:59 am, “Police pouring into Boylston finish line area”

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BMB,1200pm,OhGodGiantExplosion 12:00, “Oh my God… A giant explosion just blew the glass out of my building. Someone tell me what is going on!”

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BMB,1157to1201,WBZ-TVBoston 11:57 to 12:01     BMB, 1202pm, reportsOfExplosions “Folks in the explosion are being told to stay off their phones as they could trigger more bombs”

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…………… BMB, 1203,SawAndFeltExplosion 12:03…”just saw and felt a huge explosion, multiple deaths, legs blown off.”

……………………BMB,1204pm,MediaLockdownHotel 12:04, “We’re apparently on lockdown at the marathon media hotel. No one is allowed to leave”

.BMB, 1212pm,BrunoSaysHorrific 12:12, “I saw people’s legs blown off. Horrific…”

…………………………….BMB,1214,OnTVLooksHorrific 12:14, “Marathon official tells us we’re still in lockdown, no official information…. scene looks pretty horrific on TV”

…………………..BMB,216pmNoNewsReportsAnywhere  12:16, “keep sharing. no news reports anywhere.”

……………………………………………BMB, 1225, ShirtsBlownOff,ToldToRun 12:25, “Spectator..”I saw people with bloody heads, people with their shirts blown off.”

BMB,1238pm,CannotAccessBostonNews 12:38, “Cannot access any Boston News website right now. This is insane….”

“Twitter’s the only thing that works….”

…………………………………………………………..BMB,1241,LenoxHotelEvacuating 12:41, “Lenox Hotel is being evacuated”

*BMB, 1249pm,GlobeWebsitesDown 12:49, “The Globe’s websites are down…”

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………………………………………….BMB, 1250pm,ObamaNotifedOfExplosion 12:50.pm, “…Obama has been notified…”

…………………………..BMB, 1251,TriageSettingUpOnBoylston,thousandsOfPolice 12:51, “Boston EMS is setting up triage on Boylston, thousands of police and emergency personnel on scene”

BMB, 1254,ControlledExplosion600BlockBoylston 12:54, “Breaking News: Police will have controlled explosion on 600 block on Boylston Street”

…………………………………BMB,1259pm,PhotoFromOurJohn,SecondSite 12:59, “Photo from our John Tlumacki of Explosion on #Boylston”

***** BMB, 102pm150FeetAwaySawInjuries  1:02, “I was 150 feet away when the..#explosion went off. I saw a young girl laying on the ground with multiple injurys.”

……………………BMB,106pm SmallHomemadeBombSaysNBC 1:06, “Small homemade bomb is preliminary cause of explosion…law enforcement officials tell NBC”

…………………………………………..BMB, 109pmFlightRestrictionsTemporary 1:09, “FAA is issuing a temporary flight restriction over Copley Square.”

………………………………BMB, 114pm,RunnersDiverted,ShockedAndBewildered 1:14, “Runners are walking down Comm. Ave…looking shocked and bewildered.”

BMB, 115pm,2dead,22injured  1:15, “..Police reporting 2 dead 22 injured”

BMB, 137pm, PoliceAskingForVideo  1:37, “Boston Police asking for everyone who has taken video of finish line to let them know, could have clues of activity.”

……………………………….. BMB, 145pm,BostonGlobeTollRises 1:45, “…64  wounded…”

………………………..BMB, 157pmNBCsaysRunnersRunToHospitalGiveBlood 1:57, “..Runners that crossed finish line..continued to run to Mass General Hospital to give blood to victims.”

BMB, 202to206,AuthoritiesSaySaudiSuspect  2:02, “Authorities ID suspect as Saudi national…”

…………………………..BMB.203pmJFLLibraryBlastInjury 2:03, “..adult male w/injuries seen running from JFK library area after blast in trash barrel..”

………………………………………………………….BMB, 205pmCellServiceCancelled 2:05, “..cellphone service has been shut down…”

BMB, 215pm,GovTweetsCopleySecure  2:15, MA Governor, “Copley Square is safe and secured. I am asking everyone to stay away from Copley Square and let the responders do their jobs.”

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“The first explosion occurred at 2:50 PM ET, according to

the Boston Police, when an unidentified device detonated on the north

side of Boylston Street…”

***********************************BMB,Shockwave Puffs Base Of Banner1st explosion in full flash; blue fence banner puffs and people start reacting –watch:  https://vine.co/v/bFdt5uwg6JZ       Observe a near simultaneous flash next to the scaffolding where the smoke is rising by the streetlight.

*BMB, 250pm,ExplosionVideoCirculating 2:50 pm, “Explosions caught on video by Boston Globe. Amazing.”

Mile26, Boston

BMB, 26 acts of kindness

………………………………BMB,Apr16,WitnessBlastFromStorefront “witness: I initially thought it came from the storefront but a police officer told me it came from a trash can”

…………….BMB, WitnessSaysRunningInOppositeDirection………….BMB,BeforeRace,IncreasedSecurity

“Witness: ‘All of a Sudden Everyone Turned Around and Was Running in the Opposite Direction'”

“Veteran marathon runner noticed increased security before race started”

…………….Apr16,ForceBlewHumansAndBabyCarriagesAcrossStreet “Witness: The force of the bombs ‘blew human beings and baby carriages across the street’ “

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…..Boston,IPAWSEffective  “…..IPAWS alerts used effectively in Boston during Manhunt”

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JUNE Update: Boston Globe reports that an “eerily similar” Operation Urban Shield exercise was in the planning:

“The scenario had been carefully planned: A terrorist group prepared to hurt vast numbers of people around Boston would leave backpacks filled with explosives at Faneuil Hall, the Seaport District, and in other towns, spreading waves of panic and fear. Detectives would have to catch the culprits. Months of painstaking planning had gone into the exercise, dubbed “Operation Urban Shield,” meant to train dozens of detectives in the Greater Boston area to work together to thwart a terrorist threat. The hypothetical terrorist group was even given a name: Free America Citizens, a home-grown cadre of militiamen whose logo would be a metal skull wearing an Uncle Sam hat and a furious expression, according to a copy of the plans obtained by the Boston Globe…  The planned exercise has eerie similarities to the police investigation that led to the capture of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers…   Officials from a dozen agencies had been meeting for months to plan the scenario. They behaved much like movie producers, recruiting students from Northeastern University and the Boston Police Academy to play the parts of terrorists and witnesses… The basic plot was this: Half a dozen members of Free America Citizens..would plant hoax devices, then stay on the scene to watch and record the bomb squad and detectives as they responded, as a dry run to a larger attack…

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/06/07/before-police-could-plan-for-terrorist-attack-real-thing-happened/ufxjb9O0RXyzVZNPFyGkiI/story.html

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Sandy Hook, Boston, where is it leading….

AUDIO podcast, recorded May 1, 2013: thanks to Sofia Smallstorm and Jim Fetzer for letting me sit in

http://nwopodcast.com/fetz/media/jim%20fetzer%20real%20deal-smallstorm%20lake%20sandy%20hook.mp3

May 1, 2013

Sandy Hook Early Birds

Filed under: Psychological War — jenniferlake @ 4:30 pm
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*NewtownBeeShootingWebCaptureOn12-13-12Newtown Bee NewtownBeeShootingReport,12-14                                                  A web crawler timestamped the Bee’s shooting article on December 13, 2012

……………………………………….DawnHochsprungTold theBeeAMaskedManEnteredTheSchool (original) “Sandy Hook School Principal Dawn Hochsprung told the Bee that a masked man entered the school with a rifle and started shooting…”

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What Time is it? Eastern or Pacific? Could it be both? For an explanation of Twitter timestamps see “Twitter Time in the Gray Box” http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2013/05/11/twitter-time-in-the-gray-box/; the gray box is the command-and-control device used to direct operations in complex computer-regulated automation. In February of 2011, a code expert named Ralph Langner gave a TED Talk about his discovery of the Stuxnet virus altering the functions of gray boxes and creating a “man in the middle” which can deceive the monitoring operator at the computer console by showing a systems-normal screen image.  The interoperable communications of the mass-notification emergency system use similar gray boxes. A ‘gray box’ alteration is not a necessary ingredient in this story –merely a possibility– if the accomplishment can be achieved simply by deactivating the published timezone feature.

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Tweet Tweet!                                          651amJanyTweet   6:51am and 6:56am     702amHartfordCourant, police responding  7:02 ……..709amNBCDahlemOnTheWayToNewtown 7:09

714amSchoolShootingInNewtown 7:14

7:02 (Hartford Courant), “Newtown school officials confirm police are responding to a report of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School”

7:09, “Breaking news: On our way to Newtown. State police confirm shooting at Sandy Hook..”

7:14, “Follow *%*%*%..for all the latest info on the school shooting in Newtown!”

2newsTweetsNear730am  7:24, “Breaking: According to the #Newtown Emergency Director, all parents should stay by their phone. Do not go to school.”

………734am,Breaking, two shooters possibly,Unclear injuries 7:34, “Elementary school locked down, two shooters possibly inside. ‘Unclear number of injuries.’ “

7:37, “state police received call on Newtown shooting at 9:47, numerous shots fired near room #9. 40 troopers now clearing the school.”

3AltimariTweets(first)730am           8amTweet7:46 am

7:40, “State Police SWAT team already on scene, bomb squad also will be called… unclear if shooter is still on the loose.”

7:51, “one shooter is confirmed dead… there may have been two shooters.”

3AltimariTweets730am     828amGunmanDead

*8:22 and 9:11      822amWFSBliveChopperTweet      911amGovOfficeTweet                                               934amMediaSettingUpTweet   9:34 am, “Media’s staging at Treadwell Park…”

Everybody ready?

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Wikipedia:

“At about 9:35 am, using his mother’s Bushmaster XM15-E2S rifle, Lanza shot his way through a locked glass door at the front of the school. He was wearing black clothing, earplugs and an olive green utility vest, carrying magazines for the rifle. Initial reports that he had been wearing body armor were incorrect. Some of those present heard initial shots on the school intercom system, which was being used for morning announcements…”

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…………..tweet,police called 9am 10:47 am, “Very brief press conference… They did mention that police were called to the school around 9 am”

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“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.”
― Edward Bernays, nephew of Sigmund Freud. Quoted from Bernays’ 1928 book “Propaganda”
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The virtual School Shooter scenario above was a test of FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, the media messaging network that uses Common Alerting Protocols (CAP) to set the physical resources of multiple agencies into motion. The combined drill which enacts the full use of resources is called a CAPSTONE event. The participants are required to generate “real documentation” in alignment with their respective roles, hence all the conflicting news reports and “bad actors” in the videos, suggesting improvisation in the scenario.
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IPAWS tests Interoperability
“Philadelphia, PA, USA; 1 February 2010 –  The public and private sectors will join to conduct an interoperability standards demonstration at the Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness (TCIP) conference, 2-4 February in Philadelphia. The event will showcase the OASIS Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) suite of standards including the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP), Distribution Element (DE), and Hospital Availability Exchange (HAVE) standards. Simulating an incident defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the demo will show how authorities, responders, broadcasters, and other services providers can use EDXL to enact a concerted, coordinated emergency response… The Geo-Targeted Altering System (GTAS) will also play a key role in the interop. GTAS is a joint development effort between NOAA and FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). GTAS allows alerts and warnings to be targeted to geographic areas. The CAP IPAWS Profile message format will be used to demonstrate notification to the Emergency Alert System (EAS). “
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“On November 9th, 2011, the first-ever nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test was conducted across the United States and territories at 2:00 PM Eastern time. The purpose of the test was to assess the readiness and effectiveness of the system for the President to address the public during times of extreme national emergency. Radio and television broadcasters, cable, satellite, and wireline providers across the country (commonly known as EAS participants) participated in the test.

FEMA originated an Emergency Action Notification (EAN) simultaneously to 61 Primary Entry Point (PEP) stations that serve as national-level relay points. These PEP stations rebroadcasted the message in their coverage area to local primary stations and other monitoring stations…   Additional testing of EAS will incrementally integrate other technologies that are Common Alerting Protocol (CAP)-based for a more resilient and effective system…

The test revealed several successes:

All PEP stations were connected during the test and over 90 percent were able to receive and relay the EAS message…

The EAS community took a proactive role in informing a FEMA IPAWS EAS Best Practices Guide…

*Regular and frequent testing of EAS is essential… Improving the EAS..takes time and requires a coordinated effort of diverse participants at multiple levels with varying roles and responsibilities…” http://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-system

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Integrated Capstone Event (ICE):“Integrating multiple courses into a combined event is extremely important because it replicates what will happen in an actual community” http://www.emsworld.com/article/10716209/femas-integrated-capstone-event-expands-training-for-responders

The IPAWS mass-notification system required national technical compliance, enforced through the FCC, by June of 2012. In August 2012 it began testing its “geo-targeting” capabilities in a program called “Reaching the Whole Community”. Newtown’s Sandy Hook prepared for its role in future drilling by hosting Homeland Security training (HSEEP) at the Riverside Rd. Firehouse on Sept.22: “This blended approach will give participants hands-on experience that readily  translates to real-world exercise skills. Activities include creating exercise documentation, conducting exercise planning conferences and briefings, and  practicing exercise evaluation… Additionally, the HSEEP Training Course will briefly cover other DHS initiatives…” –like IPAWS. http://www.ct.gov/demhs/ical/eventDetail_page.asp?date_ID=CBC7CBCBCC83CDC9CC. While no one in authority is claiming that the Sandy Hook Shooting was a CAPSTONE event, it continues to bear the requisite details of just such an expansive drill, including the known priorities of the DoD an DHS.

….DHS, S&Tpriorities published April 17, 2007

–Biometrics

–Human, Social, Cultural and Behavioral Modeling

–Clandestine Tagging, Tracking, and Locating

etc., etc.

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Kindergarten teacher Janet Vollmer (to CNN’s Anderson Cooper): “..there were noises that didn’t sound correct. So, there was no– anyone telling us it was a drill. We just thought something was not right.”

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Sandy Hook and Beyond was the media evaluation held April 22 at Columbia University’s Dart Center for Journaism & Trauma. During this day long program a number of clues in the statements of participants appear indicative of an IPAWS drill:
VanceLearnsFromPress “Lt.Paul Vance: The first call I got about the shooting was from a member of the press…”
LlodraSeesMedia20MinutesAfter [Newtown Mayor] “Llodra: When I arrived at the firehouse, the media was already there…”
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The Tweeter of these statements, who was a guest speaker himself at Sandy Hook and Beyond, is an National Public Radio administrator based in New York. NPR is the principal alert originator and disseminator in the IPAWS network.
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At 9:53 AM, no more than ten minutes after the reported shooting ceased, the Associated Press published a story, “Official with Knowledge of Connecticut School Shooting Says 27 Dead, Including 18 Children.”  AP and the Washington Post have since removed the story from their websites…” http://memoryholeblog.com/2013/01/01/sandy-hook-the-illusion-of-tragedy/#more-1437
According to the audio record of the police scanner at 9:53, suspect gunmen were afoot and being pursued on the premises, “reporting one suspect down. The building has not been cleared.” The announcement of any given number of casualties was not stated over the scanner until 10:31. “Roger. One of the places is in the kitchen. There’s a teacher and eighteen kids there.” [transcript] www.sandyhookresearch.com
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On December 14, a mother picking up her child at the Sandy Hook firehouse gave a brief interview to  CT Channel 2:
Reporter: How did you find out about this terrible tragedy?
Mother:”..um. We got an automated call from the town that there had been a shooting… Nothing about where the shooting was and that the schools were on lockdown… And then I got another text from, uh, CBS that it was on Dickinson…”
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………SHTwitterPrayForNewtown,CreatedNovember2012Twitter account “Pray For Newtown” created November 16, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ-yJj2X7sI
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“As of the time of this writing, if you search on Google for the URL of the United Way Sandy Hook fundraising page (see instructions, below), you will get a Google search result saying the page was created on December 11, 2012… I did some checking around and found that one Google engineer says the date is a “glitch.” That seems odd, since Google’s date property seems to be accurate for everything else I can find… So I’m not sure why Google search results would be correct about seemingly all the others pages it indexes, but somehow wrong by three days on the United Way Sandy Hook fundraising page… Historically speaking, this is all very relevant because we’ve seen this before with 9/11. As the following video shows, in 2001 a BBC news reporter stood on camera and announced that the World Trade Center 7 building had collapsed even while it was still standing directly behind her!… Increasingly, Sandy Hook looks like it might have been staged as well…” http://www.riseearth.com/2013/01/sandy-hook-fundraising-relief-page.html

June 21, 2012

EMF Killing Fields

I’m not fond of grim titles. In spite of it, they’re racking up on my blog index. I’ve been told that to make a point on the internet, I should say whatever I’m saying in “five words or less” and make it catchy. ‘Catchy’ sounds cute, like a song: Catchy tunes, repetition in your head. That really is what’s going on here and this post is about the biological and psychological cost of the contagion.  It’s also about precious commodities, government intrusion, UFOs, mental health, life, death, and God-like powers. I could spend the rest of the summer amending this post and maybe I will (in the comments), but what I hope to do is make it a smooth read for you and say more about the speculative things I think on the subject. First though, I’ll explain the title.

   EMF stands for “electromagnetic field” which can be found everywhere in some manner of degree. It’s the ‘free energy’ swirling around in toroid-like curvilinear space. If scientists are ever able to articulate the full activity of EMFs they would be describing the Mind of God as many people conceive it –nothing in existence operates outside the influence of EMFs. They present the conditions in which all things behave, or “have being“. In different words, radiation, radio-frequency (RF), microwaves (MW) and the entire vibratory spectrum of energy called Light is referencing EMFs. “[E]nergy is clearly the fundamental concept. By energy, we mean an action principle, that which causes things to happen.” –Michael Mannion, ufologist (Mindshift, p106); “I, and many of us, take the view that the only real energy that we know about is part of the electromagnetic spectrum. That vibration and movement and energy are all interrelated. We are probably not dealing with strange types of energies..” –Edwin Mitchell, astronaut (ibid.)
   Conscious Evolution (see Thrive or Threat), for all its semantic permutations, is the attainment of knowledge about EMFs. To you and me, it’s about coexisting with technology that is altering the electromagnetic conditions in which we autonomically have being.  Autonomy, the power of self-governance, is a benefit of optimizing design; in a society, a system, or a cell. By definition autonomy is independent of outside control. The present applications of artificial EMFs erase all previous notions of autonomy.
   Killing fields are the physical places bearing our grimmest reminders of war; collective impressions of slaughtered innocence; permanent losses for political, abstract and temporal objectives. Ground zeroes all, in the killing fields where Cosmic Order is punctured and replaced by manmade voids, mortification should hold us back and allow the forces that humans abandoned to refill the vacuum –God, nature, love, respect, generational time– if we were wise enough to hallow them and humble enough to accept the utter failure of understanding they represent.
   Other people long before me have called artificial EMFs the killing fields: Arthur Firstenberg wrote, “In 1982 I was in my final year of medical school… One day I collapsed and was unable to get up… It wasn’t a heart attack, but it was six months before I could walk up a flight of stairs without becoming short of breath… I gradually found that I was being effectively disabled by my society. Having stumbled upon an obviously well-kept secret, I researched the world literature on bioelectromagnetics… together with other members of a support group I had found how best to live with my disability… But in July 1996, to my dismay, I learned that an innovation was coming to my city which threatened to make it impossible to avoid exposure any more… [On] November 14, 1996, Omnipoint, New York City’s first digital provider..open[ed] for business… According to health authorities, an early flu hit New York City –but not Boston and not Philadelphia– on about 15 November… I learned that in February 1996, Congress had passed a law prohibiting local governments from denying permits for cell phone antennae because of environmental concerns… I also learned that the FCC had just issued regulations setting public exposure limits for microwave radiation at levels..ten thousand times higher than levels..causing reports of illness from all over the world.” http://www.whale.to/b/elfb.html
Omnipoint, est.1987; “before Omnipoint, the use of encryption technology was mostly limited to  military communications. Omnipoint is the first and only company in the New York metropolitan area to use GSM – Global System for Mobile communications.” http://www.schneier.com/cmea-omnipoint.html; Dec.1997–“In wireless, it is often said, coverage is king. Omnipoint has had its fair share of cell siting hassles. To get over objections, the carrier has placed its transceivers inside gargoyles on the facades of landmark buildings in Manhattan..http://www.rcrwireless.com/article/19971229/sub/rcrs-1997-person-of-the-year-george-schmitt-omnipoints-george-schmitt-burns-the-midnight-oil-to-build-pcs-firm/
                                                            …and it was not long afterwards that unusual numbers of dead birds starting falling on city sidewalks: “ I first suspected a poisoning event, especially since someone had been poisoning pigeons in Central Park just previous to the finding of dead crows. The state pathologist’s lab, however, got some of the dead crows and tested them for a number of things, but found no indication of pesticide poisoning. Instead, the symptoms were consistent with a viral infection… At the same time the outbreak of “St. Louis encephalitis” was being reported in much the same areas where crows were being found dead. It seemed odd to me that crows would be dying from that disease, as most birds that are exposed to it get mildly sick, but do not die..On 23 September [1999], the State of New York Department of Health released the information that several bird specimens from the NYC area had been diagnosed as being infected with a virus that most closely resembled West Nile virus The 17 Dec 1999 issue of Science.. described the strain found in North America as matching a strain isolated from the brain of a dead “goose” in Israel in 1998 …The authors state “The WN virus could have entered the Western Hemisphere through a number of mechanisms…”  http://citizen2009.wordpress.com/west-nile-virus/
   There is enough circumstantial evidence to suggest that Omnipoint’s Global System for Mobile (GSM) signal operations could be among the mechanisms spreading West Nile.
   “The GSM standard was accepted in the United States in 1995. GSM-1900 cellular systems have been operating in the US since 1996.” http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa072199.htm
   Omnipoint’s “Personal Communications Systems, PCS..[was] a newer class of wireless..services..authorized by the FCC [which] use a different radio frequency, the 1.9 GHz band, than cellular phones and generally use all-digital technology for transmission and reception… In 1994, the FCC announced it was allocating spectrum specifically for PCS..” http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa072199.htm
“PCS differs from existing cellular and SMR in three basic ways: frequency, spectrum and geographic division. PCS networks operates in a higher-frequency bank (1850-1990 MHz) compared to the cellular and SMR frequency (800-900 MHz). The higher frequency band for PCS networks requires a greater number of total cell sites to cover the same geographic area as existing cellular networks… http://www.hotstocked.com/companies/n/northeast-digital-networks-inc-GSMI-description-68560.html
“The 1.9 GHz frequency is set aside for cordless phones in the United States; the  2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz frequencies also allow phone communication…Other radio bands are set aside specifically for international uses. For  instance, the 1.9 GHz (1880 to 1900 MHz) frequency band is used by the DECT  standard for international calls.” http://www.ehow.com/about_5070257_ghz-phone.html
We used the pulsed RF fields at a frequency of 2.45 GHz that is commonly used in telecommunications to expose cultured human HL-60 cells… We observed that 221 genes altered their expression after a 2-h [hour] exposure. The number of affected genes increased to 759 after a six-h exposure… These results indicate that the RF fields at 2.45 GHz can alter gene expression..through non-thermal mechanism.” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16107253
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then again, New York’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) system could also be to blame:

New York’s OEM frequencies transmit in a narrow range at 147 MHz. http://www.dhses.ny.gov/oem/radiological/
…human neuroblastoma cells were exposed to electromagnetic radiation at 147 MHz, amplitude-modulated (AM) at 16 Hz… Enhanced efflux at 0.05 W/kg peaked at the 13-16 Hz and at the 57.5-60 Hz modulation ranges…These results confirm that..radiofrequency radiation can induce responses in cells of nervous tissue origin from widely different animal species, including humans…” http://www.scribd.com/doc/34980786/RF-Induced-Calcium-Ion-Efflux-Enhancement-From-Neuroblastoma
“Dr [Ross] Adey demonstrated how a 147-megahertz (MHz) field, which at tissue level had  an intensity of 0.8 milliwatts per square centimetre, caused an efflux or  release of calcium ions from the irradiated brain tissue…” http://www.whale.to/b/adey.html
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Devra Davis, a celebrated US Public Health policy official renown for cancer expertise, has said, We are, in fact, conducting an experiment right now on all of you… with 5.5 billion cell phones… you can see [on graphs] the exposure gets..through the brain [of a child]… they will readily absorb microwave energy…” (minutes 14-18) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNNSztN7wJc&feature=player_embedded Davis then describes the results of emf-pulse radiation at cell phone frequencies on the prenatal brains of rats and rabbits: “during embryonic development in the hippocampus…So, the results were pretty stunning; significantly decreased hippocampal granular cell number…parametal cell loss…significantly fewer brain cells… you’re getting fewer cells forming.” (minutes 22-24) “Increased DNA base modifications and free radical formation in brain tissues of adult rabbits and newborns… gliosis in the brain, epithelial degeneration… In the long run if we’re having an effect on ‘brain reserve’..I think it’s a very worrisome indication.” (minutes 30-31)…”It’s very important we get better science underlying our understanding of the potential biological impact that these devices may be having on our lives. Now, certainly the United States  is unique in the world today by encouraging infants and toddlers to use cell phones. And…in fact, people are using phones somewhat like pacifiers. And on the case for the Baby iPhone rattle it says,’Protect your phone from drool and dribble.’ …So this is the future work…” (minutes 37-38) “Researchers want better resources for more study… We need a massive program of monitoring and measurement…” (minute 52) “The country that is doing the best job on this is Israel, whatever you may think about Israel today, they understand radar, they understand microwaves, and they understand cell phones… We would do well to take some advice.” (minute 55)
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Devra Davisalso served as Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC, of the U.N.]– the group awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 with..Al Gore.” http://www.heartmdinstitute.com/about-us/contributing-editors/devra-davis-phd-mph; what might this have to do with radar-driven weather? http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2009/07/17/weather-control/ More to the point, the question is begging about radar-driven pandemics and “climate-dependent epidemic diseases” [see last note on post] http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2009/09/12/global-emerging-infections-system/
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   The most remarkable thing about Devra Davis’s presentation is not her deference to Israeli leadership. It is not the professing of her own ignorance and arrogance (“I just did not believe it“..min.4…”I thought there was nothing to itreally“..min.14… “The Telecommunications Act of 1996..was passed during my administration* because we didn’t know any better. I had no idea“..min.53). It is not the call for funding or time (..”things will become clearer when..more resources are applied to studying this problem. We really need more resources“..min.37). The most remarkable thing is the statement and restatement that among the generation of children today “there will be no controls.”  In medical jargon controls are the experiment contrast population meant to simulate an average, or normal, biological response versus the test subjects. Artificial EMFs erase all previous notions of normal.
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*>>>”my administration” refers to Davis’s Senior Advisor appointment as a deputy assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Health (HHS), as of July 1993, the Assistant Secretary was Dr. Philip R. Lee of University of California, San Francisco and USAID; as a medical supervisor for San Francisco General Hosp., Dr.Lee oversaw the largest concentration of AIDS patients in the U.S.–following a previously epic concentration of historic polio at that institution (both diseases of radiation and chemical poisoning). Lee held the same post (Asst. Sec. Dept of HEW) under LBJ and was known as an insider of the Lasker Syndicate (controllers of the American Cancer Society and NIH); Dr. Lee was the Director of the Institute of Health Policy Studies from approx.1971 to 1993  http://aspe.hhs.gov/Progsys/Forum/leebio.htm; http://www.smokershistory.com/prlee.htm  A note here about the campaign against tobacco is suggestive in the role of nicotine as a potent ‘agonist’ in the protection of nerve cell membranes against depolarization– in other words, nicotine (nicotinic acid) is radioprotective and highly sought after in pharmaceuticals todayRead more here: www.polioforever.wordpress.com/electromagnetism . The Laskers made a considerable fortune with tobacco and I suspect ‘radium fertilizer’ was used on tobacco since the fertilizer’s popularization (c.1915). Radium fertilizer ‘disappeared’ as a commercial product some time after the hazards of radium became well known, but who’s to know that a dying tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks had her cancer cells taken (HeLa cells), in February of 1951, for intensive experimental vaccine research precisely for this reason. The HeLa specimen was taken just as the first domestic nuclear bomb tests at the Nevada Test Site were concluding. The synchronicity of these events and the subsequent use of HeLa cells as the “seedstock” medium for polio vaccine virus leads me to contend that the mass polio vaccinations were marketed to the government as an anti-cancer “fallout” vaccine.  http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2011/01/05/immortal-cancer/
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And thenOn December 5, 1994 the FCC, in an attempt to help national development of evolving telecommunication, began to auction national licenses for narrowband PCS, a family of mobile or portable radio services that later evolved into voice paging and data services that could be integrated with a variety of competing networks.” http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/american-tower-corporation-history/ 
The breaking story that had just preceeded the new telecommunications expansion was the revelation of Human Radiation Experiments by Albuquerque journalist Eileen Welsome (The Plutonium File) that caused a scramble in Washington and led to the creation of the president’s Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments (ACHRE) and the Department of Energy’s “Openness Project” . This was to include disclosures  that as many as 200 or more previously uncounted nuclear tests were performed over the heads of North Americans, estimated (in bombs only) to be worth its weight in fallout to 40,000 Hiroshima bombs.  http://polioforever.wordpress.com/fallout/
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Leaving Normal…
“The hippocampal formation is a compound structure in the medial temporal lobe of the brain…The temporal lobe is involved in auditory perception and is home to the primary auditory cortex. It is also important for the processing of semantics in both speech and vision. The temporal lobe contains the hippocampus and plays a key role in the formation of long-term memory… The medial temporal lobe consists of structures that are vital for explicit memory. The link between the medial temporal lobe and memory was first hypothesized a century ago. Explicit or declarative memory is the conscious memory of facts and events. Explicit memory is further sub-divided into semantic memory and episodic memory. The structures contained within the medial temporal lobe include the hippocampal regions and the parahippocampal gyrus…” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medial_temporal_lobe
“The dentate gyrus consists of three layers of neurons: molecular, granular, and polymorphic. The middle layer is most prominent and contains granule cells that project to the CA3 subfield of the hippocampus. These granule cells project mostly to interneurons, but also to pyramidal cells and are the principal excitatory neurons of the dentate gyrus… The granule cells in the dentate gyrus are distinguished by their late time of formation during brain development. In rats, approximately 85% of the granule cells are generated after birth. In humans, it is estimated that granule cells begin to be generated during gestation weeks 10.5 to 11, and continue being generated during the second and third trimesters, after birth and all the way into adulthood…” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dentate_gyrus
“Although neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus persists into adulthood, and appears to be under environmental control, modern stereological studies have shown that the total number of granule cells does not vary in adult animals (Rapp and Gallagher, 1996). This implies that there is a steady state turnover of granule cells rather than a continuous accretion.” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2492885/
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                                   temporal lobes (in red) 

Birth control for brain cells:

There are lots of ways that radiation injures brain cells but to prevent them from forming really takes the cake! Small wonder that cell phones come equipped with cameras, video, voice recognition, GPS locators, gigabyte storage, organization apps, clocks, docks, bells and strap-ons.  These are functions of the temporal lobes. Adult users may have the luxury of renting spare lobes (paying their cellphone bills), just as Public Health officials have the luxury of characterizing them as addicts –“…preoccupation with a substance or behavior, followed by an increased tolerance… the “high” produced by those substances replaces the function of brain chemicals…” http://cellphoneaddiction.org/ –but new Generation Xers wont have that luxury. They’ll need implants. Conveniently, memory holes are becoming actual places. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs are probably already  offering implant options in less centrally located areas (than your head). This is underway in the creation of SMART environments. Until now, I hadn’t quite gotten ahold of the tangible concept that coordinating SMART technologies are exteriorized brain implants.  Besides carrying vital details about our life history, foreseeably near future phones could mediate all kinds of essential interactions like locking and unlocking doors, starting our cars, accessing bank accounts and broadcasting biometric data. Cell phones could become mandatory. Unsurprising, then, that nobody in policy-making suggests withdrawing phone technologies or allowing citizens to decide by democratic process whether antenna radiation is appropriate. It must be happening…

>>> news story, “Phones Gain Ability to Learn By Touching”…”known as Near-Field Communications, comes from companies that see the phone as the wallet of the future. When touched to payment terminals, NFC-equipped phones can act as credit or debit cards.”   http://news.yahoo.com/phones-gain-ability-learn-touching-213934413–finance.html More impressive is the NFC-capable phones of exchanging data: “Near field communication..and similar devices..establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them into close proximity, usually no more than a few centimetres.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_Field_Communication Imagine someone bumping into you and accessing all the data in your phone. Follow the links for wikipedia’s NFC and you’ll find the Biometric Passport: “The currently standardized biometrics used for this type of identification system are facial recognition, fingerprint recognition, and iris recognition…”   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biometric_passports. Bump. Contact would actually be theatrical at this stage of the game. The technology already exists to harvest all this data remotely, including the scanning of iPhone images for medical diagnosis. See comment 3 ‘Future phones’ for more info on biometrics. There is no logical reason to think that Near Field Communication couldn’t employ Smart Meters for in-house phone taps.

Expanding cell service also now includes Wireless Emergency Alerts: “..starting April 2012. Wireless providers representing nearly 97 percent of subscribers are participating in distributing wireless emergency alerts.” These text-like (but not) messages are of 3 types: Presidential Alerts, Imminent Threat Alerts, and AMBER Alerts. “Mobile users will not be charged for receiving these..and are automatically enrolled… Users will have the ability to opt-out of the AMBER..and/or Imminent Threat Alerts but not the Presidential Alerts.” http://www.crh.noaa.gov/hun/?n=wireless_emerg_alerts  –say what?–a spin on “Greetings, take us to your leader”??

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The NIH (1992) says the hippocampus is “necessary for the normal development in the child of language syntax, semantics and pragmatics; the capacity for creativity..in language and behavior..; integration of motivational states with experience and learning; and for the construction of a complex, useful and flexible structure of meaning.”   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1553107

Hippocampal atrophy = Alzheimers

“Inward calcium leakage in the neurons of the brain stimulates hyperactivity..resulting in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)…When this happens in the brains of unborn babies and young children, it..can cause autism.” (Goldsworthy) In adults, it can cause electromagnetic intolerance, also called electro-hypersensitivity or in severe manifestations, Radio Frequency Sickness Syndrome. “The inward leakage of calcium ions..also opens the various tight junction barriers in our bodies that normally protect us from allergens and toxins in the environment and prevent toxic materials from entering sensitive parts of the body such as the brain. The opening of the blood brain barrier has been shown to cause the death of neurons and can be expected to result in early dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The opening of the barrier in our respiratory epithelia..has been shown to increase the risk of asthma in children and the opening of the blood-liver barrier may be partially responsible for the current outbreak of liver disease. The opening of other barriers, such as the gut barrier, allows foreign materials from the gut to enter the bloodstream…and has been linked to autoimmune diseases.” (Goldsworthy, 2012) http://polioforever.wordpress.com/electromagnetism/
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American Students (middle and highschool) are now subject to student locator RFID tags in a pilot program underway in Texas:  the students “were required to obtain badges containing a radiofrequency identification tracker chip… Unlike chips used by retailers..these chips contain batteries and actively broadcast a continuous signal. On October 1 [2012] the schools went live…”
                                                             locator badge for public school students
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This snip out of the timeline is beginning to tell a story:
1996
–Mad Cow disease is identified, caused by ‘prions’, farmer/scientist Mark Purdey files suit in the UK; originally called “bovine AIDS”
–Feb., US Congress passes the Telecommunications Act of 1996; prohibits local gov’ts and citizens from siting cell towers based on health and environment concerns http://www.stern.nyu.edu/networks/telco96.html
–May, Alzheimer’s world expert, Dr. Tsunao Saitoh, is murdered in La Jolla, California during broad daylight by ‘men in black’
–May-Oct, largest outbreak of E.coli in history; Japan; 17,877 cases, 12 deaths (peak in July) http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/shiga-boom/
WAR in the Congo (initiated as ‘first Congo war’), ongoing… Hostilities estimated to have killed 10 million  http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa5391/is_200109/ai_n21477105/
–July, The US Dept. of Defense issues the Joint Non Lethal Weapons Directive featuring Active Denial acoustic frequency systems http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/300003p.pdf
–US Food and Drug Administration “revised 50-year-old regulations to allow medical researchers to enroll patients.. without their consent” [see Jay Katz obit]  http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/20/nyregion/20katz.html
–Aug., U.S. Air Force reveals techniques on “Owning the Weather” http://www.chemtrails911.com/docs/00_2008/Chemtrails%20Timeline%201.htm…………..
And let’s not forget:

“New York City’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) was created in 1996 by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to manage the city’s response to catastrophes, including terrorist attacks (see 1996). In the years preceding 9/11, it holds regular interagency training exercises… One exercise, which takes place in May 2001, is based on terrorists attacking New York with bubonic plague (see May 11, 2001)… OEM will be preparing for a bioterrorism exercise the morning of 9/11…  http://thirdring.wordpress.com/ ( a blog about the anthrax attacks)

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Part of that story is told in “Blood Coltan…the precious metal in the heart of every mobile [phone] from the Congo” http://wideeyecinema.com/?p=842
   Another part of the story has roots in the late 60s with the development of genetic recombination and the successful achievements of Paul Berg combining E.coli with the SV40 monkey virus “transgene”. SV40, an ingredient in mass-produced vaccines of the 50s and 60s along with HeLa cells, readily ‘expresses’ its genes under the influence of radiofrequency. The rapidly proliferating, gene-swapping E.coli are the most natural bacteria vector in the mammalian life-cycle.
   In 1974, the Director of the NIH was one of the top “health physicists” in the country, Dr. Robert S. Stone of UCLA. Stone participated in the secret human plutonium injection experiments for the Manhattan Project (Atomic Energy Commission). In the early 70s, as the mobile-phone/cellular rollout was underway, NIH Director Stone penned this official note to a colleague: “…a year ago [1973] our concern was limited to only a few [genetically recombined] agents of importance to man, such as the infectious adenovirus 2-SV40 hybrids. In the past year, the technology for the production of autonomously replicating DNA recombinants has burgeoned, and we will have to be concerned not only with possible pathogens of human beings, but also..agents of agricultural and industrial importance…” http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/ps/access/CDBBGK.pdf
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Back in the 1940s, brain damage from radiation became a major military concern because of fallout. Biology research quickly expanded into a new set of disciplines called “health physics” and took on the task of predicting  human “performance deficits” under conditions of the Nuclear Battlefield. Military planners were preparing to harden and foolproof their systems against the acutely disabling, if temporary, effects from fallout. These next few italicized quotes are from military documents published in the 1950s and 60s, additions in brackets are mine:  
“It may be that certain populations of proliferating neurons in the adult can be damaged or destroyed by relatively low doses of radiationchanges in brain metabolism were reported after very low doses of ionizing radiation..measuring local cerebral glucose utilization.
Lower rates of glucose use [dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, http://www.neurology.org/content/39/11/1427.abstract] were found..after irradiation….hippocampal spike discharges..developed soon after irradiation when no other clinical signs of neurological damage or radiation sickness were present. [hippocampus damage: depression and/or hyperactivity, amnesia, memory loss, schizophrenia]
…the hippocampus is important in critical functions like learning, memory, and motor performance….these data suggest that hippocampal electro-physiology may be the most sensitive measure of functional brain changes after irradiation.”
“The radiosensitivity of certain types of [brain] glial cells (beta astrocyte) is well recognized…”
Clinical evidence also suggests that radiogenic demyelination may occur…”
 “…delayed damage of capillary..cells may occur leading to a breakdown of the blood-brain barrier. This would result in vasogenic edema..and eventually neuronal and myelin degeneration. “
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Myelin is not just fatty stuff that coats your nerves. Devra Davis writes in her book Disconnect, “Myelin is believed to confer judgement, wisdom, impulse control, and many other properties we associate with maturity and a good life.” Kindle sample text of Disconnect: http://www.skepdic.com/skeptimedia/skeptimedia108.html
   Without healthy myelin, one ends up with polio-like disease. http://polioforever.wordpress.com/the-polio-like-diseases/;  due to a surge in West Nile, the CDC has posted an answer page on West Nile poliomyelitis: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/qa/poliomyelitis.htm
                                                           
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What becomes clearer is that EMFs and fallout produce identical types of damage to cells and tissues and that our governments have known it for many decades. http://polioforever.wordpress.com/radiation-injury/ Fallout injuries, in fact, were studied with X-rays and may or may not have included additional chemicals (as the category of ‘combined’ injury).
The first proposed military application of atomic energy was not nuclear weaponry but radiological warfare (RW)– the use of radioactive materials to cause radiological injury. A May 1941 report by the National Academy of Sciences listed the first option as the ‘production of violently radioactive materials..to be scattered as bombs over enemy territory… Some..concluded that radiological poisons could be–strategic weapons against cities and their food supplies. Once absorbed into the body, radioactive materials would cause slow, progressive injuries. Others proposed that RW could be a more humane form of warfare…” http://www.hss.doe.gov/healthsafety/ohre/roadmap/achre/chap11_2.html
   The more sophisticated approach to radiological warfare in our time makes a harvest of energy and frequencies without the telltale tracks of radioactive substances (though currently barium and strontium are widely dispersed in chemtrails). The most infamous early example was the microwaving of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow by the Soviets which began in 1953 and ostensibly ended in the 1970s. http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2012/09/19/the-moscow-signal/
   A 1985 news feature from CNN reports on radiofrequency weapons in which [minute 6] an anonymous government scientist says, “Certain kinds of weak electromagnetic signals work exactly like drugs, so the promise [of RF weapons] is anything you can do with drugs you can do with the right electromagnetic signals.” (1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgJ6SpHZir8; (2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=boZIofptQiw&NR=1
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   Even basic standard current at 60 Hz poses risks: “Human Tumor Cells Thrive in ELF Magnetic Fields…and are more immune to attack when exposed to power line fields, according to Dr. Jerry Phillips..in San Antonio, TX. Because the field effects persist for months after exposure to extremely low frequency (ELF) radiation, Philips argues that 60 Hz fields ‘are capable of producing significant permanent changes in cellular structure and function’..[and] may be the first step in explaining the abnormally high cancer rates..among people exposed to electromagnetic fields (EMFs).” http://microwavenews.com/news/backissues/j-a86issue.pdf
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“In 1948, the same year that Shockley invented the transistor, Claude Shannon invented the information theory that underlies most modern communications and computer science… In defining how much information can be sent down a noisy channel, Shannon showed that engineers can choose between narrowband high-powered solutions and broadband low-powered solutions… Engineers..have pursued a strategy of long and strong: longwavelengths and powerful transmissions…They have used power as a substitute for bandwidth… Telecosmic companies such as Qualcomm use Shannon’s bandwidth as a replacement for power..[p85]… Faster and better than the wireline mean, these new wireless systems are largely fruits of a new concept..that has been developed and launched..by a company in San Diego named Qualcomm that few people had heard of until 1999, when its shares rose in value by 2,619 percent and it became the leading star of the globe’s stock markets. Qualcomm could defy the world…” [p84] ..”As the only way to reach the entire surface of the globe at once, satellites play a key role in the Telecosm paradigm.. fiber [optics] is sparse in the last mile.“[p102] ..”LEOs [low earth orbits] fit the low-power paradigm…Decentralization of service coverage also favors LEOs [p105]..General Atomics and others have proposed to launch dirigibles and circling automated airplanes to cover urban areas. But satellite service becomes paradoxically more valuable as populations thin out.” [p106, Telecosm, by George Gilder, 2000 Simon and Schuster]
   The comprehensive view on biological impacts from EMF radiation takes into account that in 2006 Qualcomm CEO Irwin Jacobs took the seat of Chairman on the board of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, our paragon of “metabiology” since the 1960s. One of the Salk’s longest and most beloved Directors, Frederick de Hoffman who died in 1988 of AIDs, was a Manhattan Project veteran as assistant to Edward Teller and the founder of General Atomics, the subsidiary of General Dynamics. Without de Hoffman, nuclear historians say, the hydrogen bomb would have taken much longer to figure out. The Salk Institute has always been a scientific refuge for leading stars of the globe from its business chiefs to associate intstitutions; working partnerships with Scripps, Rockefeller U., Cold Spring Harbor Lab, the Weizmann and Pasteur Institutes in particular. This constellation of private laboratories, of which the Salk is newest, are the biological faces of advanced weapons in the west.  The model parent, Pasteur, could fairly be called the “mothership of metabiology”. It’s westernmost counterparts became integral proving grounds for the University of California feeder system. Some of the most prodigious academic work on EMFs has been generated out of the UC schools (i.e. Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD).
   For example: Dr. W. Ross Adey (1922-2004) was both a pioneer and leader in the field of electromagnetic effects on the brain. Adey came from his native Australia by way of Oxford University to the U.S. to join the faculty at UCLA in 1957… In October of 2000 he wrote, “Wherever we go, we will be immersed in a sea of low-level, pulsed microwave signals… It is not a good thing to proceed toward a world of ubiquitous wireless communication in a totally uncontrolled fashion…”    In his 2002 interview [for the UCLA record], Adey recalled the question that led to the first studies with amplitude-modulated radio-frequency fields: ‘If we made a radio signal look like a brainwave, would it influence behavior?’” http://www.bri.ucla.edu/bri_weekly/special_adeymemorial.asp
   Dr. Adey’s $64,000 Question landed him a place with the CIA’s Project Pandora, according to researcher Tim Rifat.  “Adey found that by using 0.75mW/cm2 intensity of pulse modulated microwave at a frequency of 450 MHz it was discovered that an ELF [Extremely Low Frequency] modulation could be used to control all aspects of human behaviour… By use of my microwave detector, I have found that mobile phones of the newer type give off a pulse..signal of around 0.75mW/cm2 at the earpiece. This may be coincidence, but..in theory..[it means] a precise behavioural pattern [is being beamed] into every mobile phone user in the UK.” http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/vision_remota/esp_visionremota_9d_a.htm
>>>The U.S. PAVE PAWS North American radar system, initiated in 1980, uses the 450MHz range in the 70 cm wavelength band: http://www.w5yi.org/ama_news_article.php?id=191l
   If Tim Rifat is giving us good information, it certainly isn’t the first time an everyday microwave appliance for the public matched a known range for experiment use: “Microwave (MW) energy..is able to penetrate deep into biological materials. We investigated the effect of MW (at 2450 MHz) irradiation on gene delivery..and observed enhanced transgene expression… The specific wavelength used for domestic cooking and heating devices is 2450 MHz…” http://www.nature.com/gt/journal/v16/n1/full/gt2008144a.html
2450 MHz, which is a measure of frequency (and not power, measured in Watts or milliwatts) has become standard in RFID applications. Here’s an example of “Intellitag” reader-&-tag sets for inventory control: http://www.currentdirections.com/hardware/intermec/915-2450-fixed-readers.html, http://www.currentdirections.com/hardware/intermec/2450-metal-mount-tag.html
These 2450 MHz barcode reading gadgets are made by a company in Flushing, NY (Queens) that even calls itself Alien Technology Corporation  http://www.geminicomputersinc.com/aln-alr-2850-devc.html
–okay, now, that’s just a little frosting for the shrinking cake.  Wondering whether grocery counters are using these frequencies? The answer is Yes –maybe yours– and puts a touch of irony in the option for “Self Check-out”.
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You may have already seen this recent story:

May, 2012 — “Rockefeller University researchers have remotely activated genes inside living animals..[using] radio waves..and..coated iron oxide nanoparticles..injected..into tumors…” http://www.kurzweilai.net/radio-waves-switch-on-genes-for-non-invasive-treatments
“…The radio waves are ideal for this sort of remote manipulation because they can pass through thick layers of tissue, and they can be easily focused…Even better, the researchers have already developed a way to achieve similar, albeit weaker, results without having to inject nanoparticles at all. They have developed cells that can grow their own required nanoparticles…”  http://io9.com/5908065/scientists-switch-mouses-genes-off-and-on-with-radio-waves?tag=genetics   Ever hopeful at Kurzweil AI (AI for accelerated intelligence), the report notes, “Friedman’s current method is not practical for clinical testing because it is not ethical to grow tumors in humans, so the researchers are planning to test alternative delivery systems for the nanoparticles.”
–no ethical problem getting humans to grow their own cancer with the help of cell towers, though. People willingly ingest nanoparticles for “health’ so it’s worth knowing how the mechanism works; the RFs ever-so-lightly heat up the nanoparticles to artificially warm the ion channels to ‘operating temperature’, which is cell-signal language for friendly “incoming” messengers (electrolytes); the cell then depolarizes its membrane in advance of an efflux/influx of nutrients– or transgenes and nanoparticles. I’ll have to add this technique to my list of reasons for not drinking colloidal silver. http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2009/08/17/colloidal-silver/; This method is also the same principle at work iron oxide-containing aerosol particulates.
   In medicine, iron oxide nanoparticles are currently in use as tracking labels for therapeutic stem cells, called SPIONs (spy-ons! tee-hee) for Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles. http://phys.org/news/2012-06-superparamagnetic-iron-oxide-nanoparticles-track.html
So, radiofrequency-manipulated transgenes on cancer cell carriers are the evolving accomplishment of what I speculate are the ideal type of  DNA computer. My thoughts are here: http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2009/11/08/a-few-words-about-the-agenda/
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Frequency Basics….
“Electromagnetic waves are described in terms of their “wavelength” and “frequency.” The wavelength is the length of one cycle, which is the distance from the highest point of one wave to the highest point of the next wave, and the frequency is the number of cycles that occur in one second. Frequency is measured in units called “hertz,” named for the German physicist Heinrich Hertz. The frequencies of microwaves run from 300 to 3,000 megahertz (1 megahertz equals 1 million hertz, or 1 million cycles per second), corresponding to wavelengths of 100 to 10 centimeters.” http://what-when-how.com/inventions/microwave-cooking-inventions/; this range is also called UHF http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra_High_Frequency
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“The sine wave or sinusoid..describes a smooth repetitive oscillation… the amplitude is the peak deviation of the function from its center position… The sine wave is important in physics because it retains its waveshape when added to another sine wave of the same frequency…” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sine_wave
                                                                  2-dimensional model
“..modulation is the process of varying one or more properties of a high-frequency periodic waveform, called the carrier signal, with a modulating signal which typically contains information… modulation..[conveys] a message signal..inside another signal that can be physically transmitted.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modulation
“In the case of frequency modulation [FM], a data signal is used to modify the frequency of the carrier. When this occurs, the frequency of the carrier will increase as the amplitude of the data signal increases. Amplitude modulation [AM] works in a similar way, though the carrier amplitude is modified to conform to the amplitude of the data signal.” http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-carrier-wave.htm

Pulse modulation –“Pulse-Amplitude Modulation is “pulse shaping”. Essentially, communications engineers realize that the shape of the pulse in the time domain can positively or negatively affect the characteristics of that pulse in the frequency domain. There is no one way to shape a pulse, there are all sorts of different pulse shapes that can be used…   The square wave is a basic choice for transmitting digital data because it is easy to transmit, and is generally easy to receive… The most logical way to transmit a digital signal is through a stream of pulses. One distinct pulse for a digital “1”, and another distinct pulse for a digital “0”. If we take the fourier transform of a square wave, we get a sinc function. A sinc function is a never-ending function, which means that a square wave in the time domain has a very wide bandwidth….It turns out that simply by changing the shape of the pulse (changing it away from a square wave), we can create a signal with better properties: lower bandwidth, lower error rate, etc…” http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Communication_Systems/Pulse_Amplitude_Modulation

“Radiation from mammals and the living human body..emit peak radiation..in the far infrared. This is therefore the range of infrared wavelengths that pit viper snakes and passive IR cameras must sense.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wien%27s_displacement_law
“Spectroscopy is the study of the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with  matter. There are many forms of spectroscopy, each contributing useful  information to identify substances and to determine various characteristics of  their structure… Atoms and molecules can absorb electromagnetic radiation, but only at certain  energies (wavelengths)… we can note some general trends..The heavier an atom, the lower the frequencies for vibrations that involve that  atom… Because the IR spectrum of each molecule is unique, it can serve as a signature  or fingerprint to identify the molecule.” http://www.wag.caltech.edu/home/jang/genchem/infrared.htm
“Near infrared light is closest in wavelengh to visible light and far infrared is closer to the microwave region… far infrared wavelengths are about the size of a pin head…Far infrared waves are thermal… any object which has a temperature radiates in the infrared.. even an ice cube emit[s] infrared.” http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/infrared.html; “This range of wavelengths corresponds to a frequency range of approximately 1 to 400 THz [terahertz, or trillion hertz]” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrared
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[2008] “Security experts reckon the latest technology can detect hostile intentions before something bad happens…” http://www.economist.com/node/12465303
[2011]”New security scanners to reveal everything about you, instantly..ten million times faster –and one million times more sensitive– than any currently available system… The new technology could be used without us even knowing it.” www.prweb.com/releases/2011/GeniaPhotonics/prweb8922932.htm
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The healthy human brain naturally operates in the acoustic range of frequencies from 1 to 200Hz:
Normal wakeful brain activity is called betawave: “Beta is the frequency range from 12 Hz to about 30 Hz…”  Soundwaves below hearing range are called infrasound and characterize the frequencies generally used in Active Denial systems (ADS).
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroencephalography. The principle of ADS is electronic pest control and includes all kinds of unregulated devices: “Electromagnetic pest repelling devices claim to alter the electromagnetic (EM) field of household wiring, and vibrate the electromagnetic field that always exists around the wiring in the walls of your house.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riddex
Active Denial-type example: “The possibility of a device that produces frequency that causes vibration of the eyeballs — and therefore distortion of vision — was apparently confirmed by the work of engineer Vic Tandy while attempting to demystify a “haunting” in his laboratory in Coventry. This “spook” was characterised by a feeling of unease and vague glimpses of a grey apparition. Some detective work implicated a newly installed extractor fan that, Tandy found, was generating infrasound of 18.9 Hz, 0.3 Hz, and 9 Hz.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonic_weapon
A truck-mounted military Active Denial device, operating at 95 GHz,  is demonstrated for TV cameras: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmuyLIrSjxI&feature=related; at 30 GHz (30 billion hertz) and above the range is called Extremely High Frequency. “92–95 GHz bands are also used for point-to-point high-bandwidth communication links” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extremely_high_frequency

“The Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) is an acoustic hailing device and sonic weapon developed by LRAD Corporation to send messages, warnings, and harmful, pain inducing tones over longer distances… According to the manufacturer’s specifications, the systems weigh from 15 to 320 pounds (6.8 to 150 kg) and can emit sound in a 30° beam at 2.5 kHz… Carl Gruenler, former vice president of military and government operations for American Technology Corporation [now called LRAD] said that being within 100 metres (330 ft) of the LRAD is extremely painful, and that it was designed for use in short bursts at 300 metres (980 ft), to give targeted people a headache. He said that “you definitely don’t want to be” within 100 m; and, that the device will cause permanent auditory damage” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Range_Acoustic_Device; video demonstration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFd49kXdqhw&feature=relmfu

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“In 1961, Allen Frey..reported that humans could hear microwaves…Pulsed microwave..(sound-to-skull) transmission was discovered during World War II by radar technicians who..could hear the buzz… By proper choice of pulse characteristics, intelligent speech may be created…” http://polioforever.wordpress.com/electromagnetism/
Allan Frey wrote: “Burr and Mauro (6) presented evidence that indicates that there is an  electrostatic field about neurons. Morrow and Sepiel (7) presented evidence that  indicates the existence of a magnetic field about neurons…  we have obtained other nonauditory effects and found that the sensitive area for  detecting rf sounds is a region over the temporal lobe of the brain. One can shield, with a 2-in.sq. piece of fly screen, a portion of the strippled area  shown in Fig. 6 and completely cut off the rf sound…” –metal fly screen folks!  Frey’s original paper: http://www.raven1.net/frey.htm
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“The microwave auditory effect, also known as the microwave hearing effect or the Frey effect, consists of audible clicks (or, with modulation, whole words) induced by pulsed/modulated microwave frequencies. The clicks are generated directly inside the human head without the need of any receiving electronic device.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microwave_hearing_effect
“The first known experiment with microwaved voices was conducted by Sharp and Grove** in the early 70’s… In the early 1990s, Dr. Edward Taub reported that words could be communicated onto a screen using the thought-activated movements of a computer cursor… In 1994, the the brain wave patterns of 40 subjects were officially correlated with both spoken words and silent thought. This was achieved by a neurophysiologist, Dr. Donald York, and a speech pathologist, Dr. Thomas Jensen, from the University of Missouri. They clearly identified 27 words/syllables in specific brain wave patterns and produced a computer program with a brain wave vocabulary.” http://www.surveillanceissues.com/default.htm
**”Sharp and Grove developed receiverless wireless voice transmission technologies for the Advanced Research Projects Agency at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, in 1973.”
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Normal human perception of sound: “The human ear can nominally hear sounds in the range 20 Hz.. to 20,000 Hz (20 kHz). The upper limit tends to decrease with age; most adults are unable to hear above 16 kHz. The lowest frequency that has been identified as a musical tone is 12 Hz under ideal laboratory conditions. Tones between 4 and 16 Hz can be perceived via the body’s sense of touch.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychoacoustics
Infrasound are sound waves that are felt by the body rather than heard…This is sound that is silent, below the range of human hearing. What happens when the human body is assaulted with infrasound repeatedly over long periods of time? Depending upon the amplitude or intensity, it produces feelings of extreme discomfort…Depending upon the frequency and intensity, infrasound can keep you awake, or, induce sleep. Therefore, it can serve as a remote means of causing sleep deprivation. Infrasound also has a deteriorating effect on work performance similar to alcohol ingestion… However, there is one effect of infrasound that can prove deadly during long-term exposure. Infrasound induces stress and causes the body to secrete the hormone Cortisol. This effect is a medically recognized danger of long-term infrasound exposure… during long term stress, or if Cortisol production is prolonged, its effects on the human body can become deadly. It can cause hyperglycemia, brain damage, weakening of the immune system, weight gain, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other complications. It actually begins to shut down immunity… infrasound weapons are used in conjunction with microwave (or millimeter wave) through-the-wall weapons that have a specific effect on brain activity.” http://www.darkgovernment.com/news/infrasound-stress-inducing-weapons/
“[An] audio signal can be modulated onto the microwave carrier and subsequently perceived as the original sound “in the head” of a person illuminated with the microwave radiation.” http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/neur-sci/2002-May/048366.html
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“Auditory hallucinations can range from primitive noises such as bangs, whistles, claps, screams, ticks, and others to speech and music. Commonly people who have auditory hallucinations hear voices which utter short comprehensible phrases. Sometimes the person may recognize the voice as one of a family member or deceased friend and sometimes it may be the voice of a stranger or even God. The voices or sounds can be thought to originate from anywhere.” http://neurology.health-cares.net/auditory-hallucination.php; “Because of long wavelengths, infrasound may not appear to be coming from a specific location.” http://old.nationalwind.org/events/siting/presentations/rogers-infrasound.pdf
–light-sounding snaps, ticks or clicks picked up by the ear are not hallucinations. If you can hear it, you’re being microwaved. The sound is produced by rapidly expanding cells.
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“The Neurophone was developed by Dr. Patrick Flanagan in 1958. It’s a device that converts sound to electrical impulses. In its original form, electrodes were placed on the skin but with..developments, the signals can be delivered via satellite. They then travel the nervous system directly to the brain (bypassing normal hearing mechanisms.) Dr. Flanagan’s ‘3D holographic sound system’ can place sounds in any location… This allows for a variety of deceptions for gullible victims.” http://www.surveillanceissues.com/default.htm   “…Flanagan, then a child of 14 developed a radio transmitter that made  the brain into a radio reciever. This device transmits acoustic information to  the brain by means of radio waves into the skin, bypassing the 8th Crainial  Nerve. When he applied for a patent on the device, the patent examiner rejected  the whole thing saying that such a device would go against all known laws of  science. Over the following years, Dr Flanagan fought against insurmontable odds to prove that the device did indeed work. In the meantime, LIFE magazine ran a major article on Flanagan and the Neurophone, naming him as one of the top ten scientists in the US at the age of 17! [c.1961] …” http://www.rexresearch.com/flanagan/neuroph.htm#breakthru ; “Flanagan says he invented an electronic sleep machine at age 8, developed and sold a guided missile detector to the U.S. military at age eleven, gained his air pilot’s licence at age seventeen, and been employed by a Think Tank at The Pentagon, and later as a consultant to the NSA, CIA, NASA, Tufts University, the Office of Naval Research, and the Aberdeen Proving Grounds for the Department of Unconventional Weapons and Warfare.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Flanagan. Hypnotist Dick Sutphen says, “Dr. Patrick Flanagan is a personal friend of mine… When he attempted to patent the device, the government demanded that he prove it worked. When he did, the National Security Agency confiscated the neurophone…” http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst/Secrets/TR/sutphen.html  Flanagan eventually got back the rights to his “Revolutionary Ultrasonic Neural Stimulation” device, patented in 1968, and sells them himself, marketed for relaxation and learning. The advertisements are haunting echoes of Sutphen’s warnings on brainwashing: Step One is Alertness Reduction… Step Two is Programmed Confusion (‘deluge of new information, lectures, discussion’,etc)… Step Three is Thought Stopping (by calming techniques, focusing awareness, repetition, etc.). www.phisciences.com
Go ‘head. Brainwash yourself. Our ‘security’ agencies can repurpose the funds.
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ULTRASOUND
In physics, the term “ultrasound” applies to all sound waves with a frequency above the audible range of normal human hearing, about 20 kHz. The frequencies used in diagnostic ultrasound are typically between 2 and 18 MHz.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultrasound_imaging
“Sonication is the process of converting an electrical signal into a physical  vibration that can be directed toward a substance [like brain tissue]…The primary part of a sonication device is the ultrasonic electric generator.  This device creates a signal (usually around 20 KHz) that powers a transducer.  This transducer converts the electric signal by using piezoelectric crystals, or  crystals that respond directly to the electricity by creating a mechanical  vibration. This vibration, molecular in origin, is carefully preserved and  amplified by the sonicator, until it is passed through to the probe…  The rapid movement of the probe creates an effect called cavitation. Cavitation occurs when the vibrations create a series of microscopic bubbles in the  solution [tissue], pockets of space wedged between the molecules that form and then  collapse again under the weight of the solution, sending out tiny shockwaves  into the surrounding substance. Thousands of these bubbles forming and  collapsing constantly create powerful waves of vibration that cycle into the  solution and break apart the cells.” http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5171302_sonication-work_.html
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“Electroporation and ultrasound have been shown to facilitate the loading of drugs and genes into viable cells.” http://aiche.confex.com/aiche/2005/preliminaryprogram/abstract_24266.htm
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Electroporation is a technique that increases the permeability of cell membranes by changing the transmembrane [electric] potential and subsequently disrupting the lipid bilayer integrity to allow transportation of molecules across [through] the cell membrane via nano-size pores… Previously, the idea of destruction of cell membrane integrity by irreversible electroporation [IE] has been applied and demonstrated to effectively exterminate microbial organisms… IE can effectively create tissue death in micro- to millisecond ranges of treatment time… [In this experiment] electrodes made of sintered Ag/AgCl were used for irreversible electroporation.” http://www.tcrt.org/Imaging-Guided-Percutaneous-Irreversible-Electroporation-Ultrasound-and-Immunohistological-Correlation-p-287-294-p16021.html  Electroporation, which has a use in transdermal drug delivery, can cause a cell to empty (efflux) “during and after..pulses several milliseconds in duration.” http://www.cell.com/biophysj/abstract/S0006-3495(95)80363-2
“The silver/silver chloride or Ag/AgCl reference electrode is many electrochemists’ reference electrode of choice…” http://www.consultrsr.com/resources/ref/agcl.htm
electroporation..therefore enables increased drug accumulation in the cells… our results in vitro demonstrated that electroporation of cells enhanced radiation [sensitivity] response… It is already known that reactive oxygen species are formed after electroporation of the cells in vitro [35,36]. Reactive oxygen species are known to contribute to radiation damage to the cells.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1261257/
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Radiofrequency fabricated self-assembling silver nanocrystal-wire brain probes is a subject that can wait for a rainy day because there’s some on-topic real X-files-weird ‘freq’show news:

“Scientists all over the globe have also been creating creatures that are part-human and part-animal in an attempt to find cures for various diseases.  In a previous article, I quoted a Daily Mail article which discussed the “human-animal hybrid embryos” that are secretly being created in British labs….Scientists have created more than 150 human-animal hybrid embryos in British laboratories. The hybrids have been produced secretively over the past three years by researchers looking into possible cures for a wide range of diseases.The revelation comes just a day after a committee of scientists warned of a nightmare ‘Planet of the Apes’ scenario in which work on human-animal creations goes too far…”

http://www.blacklistednews.com/They_Are_Turning_Our_Crops%2C_Animals_And_Even_Our_Babies_Into_Freakish_Genetic_Monsters_/20358/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Zombie Apocalypse?

Face-eating attack: “Surveillance video shows that for 18 agonizing minutes [the victim]was.. kicked, punched and eaten alive before police shot Eugene four times.” The news announcer reports that the victim was “inadvertantly shot in the chest when police came to his rescue.” http://abcnews.go.com/US/miami-cannibal-victim-recalls-attack/story?id=16549861

The latest “attack takes place in front of the Miami Herald building. That is quite a  coincidence. A security camera on the building captures the attack, but from a  sanitized distance…[Rudy] Eugene was known to the North Miami Police Department cops as the first person they ever Tasered. That incident occurred in 2008 [correction, 2004; Eugene was tased 3 times]both his girlfriend and mother believe someone did something to him, drugged him  or cursed him, to cause his bizarre behavior, because it was so completely out  of character

   “We know the technology exists to put voices in people’s heads, and to control  their emotional states, and it can all be done invisibly…using the Pentagon’s silent sound spread spectrum technology, patented for decades and no doubt beyond our imagining in 2012. Perhaps his behavior could have been  switched to the emotional signature cluster of a rabid animal… So at some point we expect them to tell us that there is a horrible disease, a  form of weaponized rabies or mutated chimera virus, some such thing, that causes  this ‘zombie’ problem.” http://twelfthbough.blogspot.com/2012/06/remote-controlled-fairy-tale.html. The media put out the word that the Miami attack ensued after Eugene took a ‘bath salt’ street drug but the toxicology came back negative. Now, officially, the “mystery deepens” in a case so strange that there is hardly a conclusion to make other than the perpetration of a staged-managed horror using targeted individuals.

In May of 2011 these headlines ran the circuit:”CDC Warns Public to Prepare for ‘Zombie Apocalypse’“, “Emergency agencies train for zombie apocalypse”in what a CDC website spokesman described as a “tongue-in-cheek” notice for Asst. Surgeon General Ali Khan to “instruct readers how to prepare for ‘flesh-eating zombies.‘” http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/national/no-worries-emergency-agencies-train-for-zombie-apocalypse/ ; http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/05/18/cdc-warns-public-prepare-zombie-apocalypse/
..yet another zombie case where a crazed man threatened to eat his subduers and took 6 tasings: http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_1_5/1339340_New_Zombie_found___This_strain_resistant_or_IMMUNE_to_pepper_spray_and_taser_.html%26page=1
   Tasers have been around since NASA scientist and inventor Jack Cover first introduced them in 1970, earning his patents in 1976. In April of 1981, the LAPD became the test force of choice to model Taser use as a ‘less lethal’ alternative. Cover created a corporation called TASERtron Inc. to market his “conducted electrical weapons” (CEW) and “Ultimately in late 1999 the ADVANCED TASER M26 emerged from a reorganized company known as TASER International. The TASER X26 debuted in 2003…http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ccaps-spcca/cew-ai-eds-sda-report-rapport-eng.htm
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TASERs
Electrical Incapacitation (EI) “devices generate sufficiently large transmembrane voltage..such that pores were created… More extensive EP [electroporation] is expected from the TASER X26 [than the Aegis MK63, as compared]..due to the approximately eight-fold difference in the peak magnitudes..” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19964168. During 2004-2005 many metro US police departments were transitioning to the TASER X26.
   “CEWs were initially heralded as a Star Trek ‘Phaser-like’ device that incapacitated without lasting debilitating effects. However..they have also now become tied to very negative unpleasant things, such as “excited delirium”, “cocaine psychosis” and “in-custody death”….The high-voltage, brief pulse width stimulus train applied by the latest generation of..CEWs [TASER X26] delivers 19 very short duration pulses per second [19Hz]…generates open-circuit (arcing) voltage of up to 50,000 volt to arc through air or across thick clothing…[Chapter 5]  …The stimuli from a CEW will override the motor nervous system and block the command and control of the human body. Conventional stun devices stimulate sensory neurons..and can be overridden by a focused individual. The CEW directly stimulates preendplate motor nerves, causing incapacitation regardless of subject’s mental focus, training, size, or drug-induced dementia. [Chapter 6, p.61] “ http://www.scribd.com/doc/32426047/TASER-Conducted-Electrical-Weapons
>>>this ‘scribd’ document, taser assessment, was issued and edited by Mark W. Kroll and Dr. Jeffrey Ho: “Dr. Jeff Ho, Department of Emergency Medicine for Hennepin County, Minneapolis…stated at the Excited Delerium Expert Panel [Oct.8-9, 2007 Seattle, American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum]..that [of] his studies..None pointed to any adverse effects of the CEW on human physiology.” http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ccaps-spcca/cew-ai-eds-sda-report-rapport-eng.htm; Mark Kroll is a board director of TASER International and “the most prolific inventor of medical devices in the world… Over 1 million patients have had devices licensing his patents implanted in them.” http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/x36754.xml
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The policy manual states the Taser X26 ‘should never be aimed at the subject’s head, neck, eyes, or genitals… While Taser use on children is strictly discouraged by the company, many police departments –including Cincinnati’s– have allowed the action in their policies.” http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/article-22438-taser-use-prompts-lawsuits.html
   Taser International claimed in 2005 that 600,000 persons had been tasered by their products in the course of police actions, assuming the figure represents approved discharges and not cases like this: [May 2005] “..She was eight months pregnant. And..about to get a speeding ticket she didn’t think she deserved. So when a Seattle police officer presented the ticket..she refused to sign it. In the ensuing confrontation, she suffered burns from a police Taser… In a two-day trial..the officer..testified he clocked her doing 32 mph in a 20 mph school zone… the Taser officer said he pressed the prongs of the muzzle… twice to her exposed neck.”  http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Pregnant-woman-Tasered-by-police-is-convicted-1172950.php
Miami-Dade police were implored to stop tasering children in November 2004 after a 6-yr-old was tasered at his elementary school for threatening to hurt himself, followed by a 12-yr-old girl truant who ran from police and was tasered in the neck. Taser International responded with a statement that “it is safe to use on anyone weighing at least 60 pounds.” http://articles.cnn.com/2004-11-14/us/children.tasers_1_taser-international-police-car-officers?_s=PM:US
News video of a 64-yr-old cancer survivor tasered for refusing to ride in an ambulance –in this case, the man’s wife who had called for paramedics, announces to the deputies “He’s got a heart problem”, thereafter he was tasered directly in the chest.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8sArlo-Scw
News video of a 14-yr-old girl tasered in the head, penetrated to the brain. The reporter remarks that the girl has epilepsy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7uNG7mRqB0&feature=fvwrel
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AIR-TASER, a non-firearm by definition for using air bursts to launch the probes, made by Taser International, shows a graph of ‘effective target area’ covering the entire human body and this notable statement: “[A] study was conducted on patients admitted to the Emergency Department of the King/Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles who had been shot with a TASER between July 1980 and December 1985. [Of] these 218 subjects.. 92%..stated they had total amnesia about the event and could not remember being subjected to the TASER.” http://taser.org/medical
Others who did not survive are the subject of a documentary called ‘Killing Them Safely’ (trailer) http://vimeo.com/13190488
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TASERS GO WIRELESS
 “DARPA, and defence companies in Europe have been working out how to create an  electrically conductive path between a gun and a target without using wires. A  weapon under development by Rheinmetall, based in Dorf, Germany, creates a  conducting channel by using a small explosive charge to squirt a stream of tiny  conductive fibres through the air at the victim (New Scientist print  edition, 24 May 2003)…Meanwhile, Xtreme Alternative Defense Systems (XADS), based in Anderson,  Indiana, will be one of the first companies to market another type of wireless  weapon. Instead of using fibres, the $9,000 Close Quarters Shock Rifle projects  an ionised gas, or plasma, towards the target, producing a conducting channel.  It will also interfere with electronic ignition systems and stop vehicles. “We  will be able to fire a stream of electricity like water out of a hose at one or  many targets in a single sweep,” claims XADS president Peter Bitar.” http://www.envirosagainstwar.org/know/read.php?itemid=1550
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Protocol No.1
“Might makes right…
“Our State…has the right to replace the horrors of war by less noticeable and more satisfactory sentences of death, necessary to maintain the terror which tends to produce blind submission….we must keep the program of violence and make-believe. WE SHALL END LIBERTY” http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2009/12/20/police-power/
Protocol No.22
“We shall contrive to prove that we are benefactors who have restored to the rent and mangled earth the true good and also freedom of the person…on the condition..of strict observance of the laws established by us… freedom of the person in no wise consists in the right to agitate oneself and others..before disorderly mobs…True force makes no terms with any right, not even with that of God”
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April 23, 2012

Those Manipulative Extraterrestrials

Few people I can ask would disagree with the idea that the Nuclear Age and the Space Age arrived together, perhaps pinpointing their twin origin to the levelings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Shortly after, I remind them, visitors from some other realm crashed their ride on the outskirts of Roswell and we’ve been party to a stream of crashers ever since. We did that, of course –blew up a couple of cities with enough force to jettison a pulse beyond our solar system and ring the Cosmic doorbell. Oops. Little did the people of the Earth realize at the time that “this event..changed mankind’s status in the universe forever.” [p140, Energy and Conflict]*. Collectively, we became the extraterrestrials by “this event”, endowed with the power of intention and scientific prowess to physically reach into off-world domains. The situation of creating The Bomb and testing it made that true even had it never been used in war.
   The Cyborg Handbook explains: “Man learns to position himself physically as an extraterrestrial observer looking back on his earthly womb and matrix…” And from this vantage point, the “extraterrestrial perspective”, developed the metaphor:  “Man is, by self-definition, a globalizing and therefore global species. The people who built the..physical technology to see ‘Gaia’ became the global species.” [p.xiv, foreward] Indeed.  Aliens-R-Us. We’ve been using the language for millenia. The New World of the forever-changed Man is one that implies our differences will be managed but separateness can no longer be tolerated. Exopolitics is playing-on-words for what technoscience has amplified into an urgent rejoinder for settling our international disputes and globalizing the planet once and for all.
   So, do other-world aliens exist among us?
Extraterrestrial life is currently a hypothetical notion –there is yet no evidence of the existence of extraterrestrial life that has been widely accepted by scientists… There is some limited evidence that microbial life might possibly exist or have existed on Mars… in 1976, structures resembling bacteria were reportedly discovered in a meteorite known to be..from Mars. Again, this report is vigorously disputed… If intelligent extraterrestrial life is found and we are able to communicate with it, the people of the world and their governments will need to determine how to manage those interactions. The development of policy guidelines..[is] termed exopolitics.” http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Exopolitics
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*Energy and Conflict, the Life and Times of Edward Teller, 1976, by Stanley A Blumberg and Gwinn Owens; published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, a publishing property of MCA/Universal purchased in 1974 (sold in 1996 to the Penguin Group)
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Manipulative Extraterrestrials is a term I’ve borrowed from the neo-gnostic pagans here: http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/vida_alien/alien_humanitymanipulationalien17.htm#Contents
– “gnostic paganism”, as I understand it,  is an oxymoron, though cleverly composited by modern revisionists to cancel its roots as the heresy of Duality in conflict with monotheism. Ancient Gnostics, it seems, held that all manifest creation was a “fallen” state and therefore Evil, redeemable only by death and dissolution. “Many scholars find the roots of gnosticism in Neoplatonism, which similarly devalues matter and regards the spirit as the true reality.” http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Gnosticism
   The modern revival of gnosticism is credited to the discovery of 1st-2nd century manuscripts at Nag Hammadi, Egypt in 1945 and the subsequent writings of Hans Jonas: “Hans Jonas’s writings were very influential in different spheres. For example, The Gnostic Religion, first published in 1958, was for many years the standard work in English on the subject of Gnosticism… Jonas was the first author to write a detailed history of ancient Gnosticism. He was also one of the first philosophers to concern himself with ethical questions in biological science… Jonas..was of Jewish descent and an active Zionist.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Jonas; “In 1933, political events led to a hiatus from scholarship. Jonas, committed to the Zionist cause from his youth, left Germany for Palestine, joined the British Army in 1939, and later fought in the Israeli war of independence. In the 1950’s Jonas relocated to North America where he turned his scholarly eye from ancient Gnosticism to what he took to be its close cousin, modern nihilism. He produced a highly original philosophy of organic nature and then applied the ideas he developed there to contemporary problems in ethics and policy. In doing so, he became a founding figure of what we now know as ‘bioethics’ and ‘environmental ethics’.”  http://www.princeton.edu/tikvah/projects/jonas/
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Nihilism: “War against God, issuing in the proclamation of the reign of nothingness, which means the triumph of incoherence and absurdity, the whole plan presided over by Satan: this, in brief, is the theology and the meaning of Nihilism.” http://www.columbia.edu/cu/augustine/arch/nihilism.html#4
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   Elaine Pagels, Princeton professor known for The Gnostic Gospels which proposes the origin of Christianity in gnosticism, says, “..what exactly is ‘Gnostic’ is a real open question… I’ve come to the conclusion that what we call Gnostic is a wide range of sources.” http://www.realitysandwich.com/gnostic_interview_elaine_pagels  No one claims to know the source of its emergence but Wikipedia suggests “Gnosticism was primarily defined in Christian context.. until Moritz Friedländer (1898) advocated Hellenistic Jewish origins, and Wilhelm Bousset (1907) advocated Persian origins. Consequent discussions of Gnostic Christianity included pre-Christian religious beliefs and spiritual practices argued to be common to early Christianity, Hellenistic Judaism, Greco-Roman mystery religions, Zoroastrianism (especially Zurvanism), and Neoplatonism.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnosticism  There are “traditional Gnostic Satanists” too of course, who “view Satan..as the bestower of gnosis (knowledge, insight)..” http://www.freewebs.com/gnosticsatanist/  Pagels adds, “In the collection that was found at Nag Hammadi you’ve got something..[that] looks like it’s influenced by Buddhism.” So, Gnostic Pagans? –hey, why not. They’re the Green Gnostics –they’re here and they’ve brought their War in Heaven with them.
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John Lash’s learned research about the ancient Gnostics, in metahistory.org, suggests that “God” is being used by the architects of Globalization, as a pseudonym of  “Archons” or more specifically, Manipulative Extraterrestrials. Gnostics sought to warn humanity of a constituency of Manipulative Extraterrestrials as “fallen angels”, that seek to mis-present themselves asGod”…Gnostics suggest that, “the God of the elites” preside over a pattern of destruction, that is being worsened by so-called “Globalization”, and that play on human fear, guilt, and shame, in fact, comprise of aspiring alien conquerors… Through such mechanism as organized religion, capitalism, as an instrument of cultures of domination and violence, as a vehicle of Manipulative Extraterrestrials who apparently seek to break down a creative Earthly biotic consciousness.” http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/vida_alien/alien_humanitymanipulationalien17c.htm
“Dr. Salla..reveals that apparent Manipulative Extraterrestrials (in contrast with socially responsible and Ethical Extraterrestrials) have sought to introduce military technologies through ego and greed driven elites, that have literally sold their soul to gain access to these technologies. Dr. Salla indicates that Manipulative Extraterrestrials having exploited short-sighted human elites, have instigated a “range of systemic global problems…Dr. Salla’s further documents alleged interactions between Manipulative extraterrestrial races and empire-driven human elites as having “reached agreements with, and even collaborated in a number of joint projects.” …Could nuclear weapons itself.. also have been introduced through human elite collaborations with manipulative aliens toward a global conquest agenda?
 http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/egipto/esp_abydos04.htm 
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If the X-Files hadn’t been canceled, these guys wouldn’t have to ask.

“The series ends when Mulder is secretly subjected to a military tribunal for breaking into a top-secret military facility and viewing plans for alien invasion and colonization of Earth.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_X-Files
                                                                  
“Without promotion something terrible happens, nothing!” P.T. Barnum

“Mr. Collier suggests  [from a 1995 interview] that Manipulative Extraterrestrials had invaded Earth, with the help of scientists who had opened up a “portal” or time-space breach in the 1930’s… then these lower-dimensional regressive aliens selectively altered human history….Alex Collier indicates that the Manipulative Extraterrestrials..invaded Earth in a “War of the Worlds” scenario… Apparently, [even] the “wars against the Gods” that our human ancestors described, were factual descriptions of wars with the Manipulative Extraterrestrials that had gone back in time over 59 years ago…When the Pagan Gnostics became aware of the Manipulative Extraterrestrials described by Mr. Collier, those “archons”,..had actually time-travelled back from Earth’s future, during the 1930’s… Accordingly, among humans, memory of an alien invasion was apparently wiped out… Mr. Collier furthermore suggests [presently] that Fukushima is just one additional step that Manipulative Extraterrestrials seek to manifest the Book of Revelation as their apocalyptical “template”. Within the context of this artificial template, Mr. Collier suggests that “9/11 WTC“, and “3/11 Fukushima” are Manipulative Extraterrestrial simulations.” http://www.agoracosmopolitan.com/news/ufo_extraterrestrials/2011/09/07/762.html

In spite of the infantilizing fundamentalism on display at “agora cosmopolitan”, John Lash writes clearly about his intentions as a Gnostic and psychonaut“One aim of Metahistory.org is to encourage and support belief-change… Belief, by definition, depends on suspension of critical judgement.” http://www.metahistory.org/ “..I consider it my responsibility to teach what [Joseph] Campbell called “creative  mythology,” which might also be called applied mythology, or mythics.” http://www.metahistory.org/dynamyth/introdynamyth.php
“I exclude Star Trek/Star Wars spinoffs and sci-fi-related material in  books and film, which is massive. Also, I do not delve into reports of diverse  and warring aliens, friends and foes. There are simply too many variations to  cover.”
   Lash’s self-credited contribution to contemporary mythics is is the ET/Archon theory, or the Gnostic theory of alien intrusion…To my knowledge, only Nigel Kerner (The Song of the Greys) is the only  other author who equates modern Grey ETs with the Archons of Gnostic writings,  but he does not develop this idea in depth, textually. Through Metahistory.org I  do just that [with] The ET/Archon Navigator… This theory relies on the most solid and complete textual evidence from  antiquity: the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi Codices. It assumes that  Gnostic teachers in the Pagan Mystery Schools were accomplished shamans…”  http://www.metahistory.org/gnostique/archonfiles/NineTheories.php
…”By an extraordinary synchronicity, the significance of the Gnostic Egyptian  materials [the NHC] was not recognized until the summer of 1947, the moment of the  discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls [DSS]. The two greatest textual archeological finds  of the 20th century were nearly simultaneous. As it turned out, both the Scrolls  and the Nag Hammadi codices were to figure into the entheogenic movement…” http://www.metahistory.org/psychonautics/Psychonautics1.php
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entheogen : “..(‘generating the divine within’) is a psychoactive substance used in a religious, shamanic, or spiritual context. With the advent of organic chemistry, there now exist many synthetic substances with similar psychoactive properties…” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entheogen
The definition of belief from my Webster’s is “1) a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing, 2) a tenet or body of tenets held by a group, and 3) conviction of the truth of some statement or reality of a fact especially when well grounded”  –okeedoke?
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   According to Harvard psychologist Susan Clancy [NPR interview], “Despite any credible scientific evidence, most Americans believe that space aliens exist… and some of them believe that they were actually abducted by aliens… [Abductees] all talk about the same basic plot… I just want to stress that nobody..reported being abducted before they actually saw it on TV or in the movies… There is no way to scientifically disprove the alien abduction hypothesis… at the end of my research study, we asked every single subject, ‘if you could do it all over again, would you choose not to have been abducted?’ And I never had a single subject say, ‘I wish it didn’t happen to me.’ They all said the same thing, that science does not explain everything in the world, that there is a higher power out there, and that I was chosen… [In] the same way that people find meaning in their religious beliefs and experiences, these people find meaning in their alien abduction experiences.” http://www.nuforc.org/npr.html
The most famous early abductee case began in September of 1961, when New Hampshirites Betty and Barney Hill claimed to have been taken aboard a spacecraft and experimented on. The Hills went public with the story in March of 1963.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_and_Barney_Hill_abduction#First_public_disclosure
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For the record, I believe in a high probability of life in our galaxy similar to Earth. I didn’t start this post to denigrate space-alien believers. In fact, the promoters of aliens mentioned here do that themselves by exploiting and debasing assumptions about life in the universe and the common language we use to give it meaning. Spirituality is objectively recognized by all societies as a quality of being human and it’s that pervasive reality abused by “manipulative extraterrestrials” as a taproot for mind control.
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The Heuristics of Fear
   Heuristics are information-generating techniques “to guide, discover, and reveal” (ref.Webster’s) such as those used in computer modeling and sociology.
“The harnessing of fear may have the potential to transmute a seemingly negative human emotion into a powerful tool for ethical decision-making.”Erin Galgay, bioethicist
“We use the availability heuristic to estimate the frequency of specific events. For example, how often are people killed by mass murderers? Because higher frequency events are more likely to occur at any moment, we also use the availability heuristic to estimate the probability that events will occur.. We are especially reliant upon the availability heuristic when we do not have solid evidence from which to base our estimates… The chances are excellent that you do not have access to all or even most of the information needed to make accurate estimates for just about anything…[but] there is one piece of evidence you always have access to: your memory… The easier time we have recalling prior incidents, the greater probability the event has of occurring –at least as far as our minds are concerned.” –Bruce Schneier, security expert  http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2009/03/fear_and_the_av.html
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                                    MAN, The Alien –suiting up
          Mark 1 Tomato Worm Suit, by B. F. Goodrich.prototype spacesuit called Mark 1 “Tomato Worm”; this pressure suit was made by B.F. Goodrich and tested between 1940-1943.
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“We approach two paths; one is based on becoming divine by expanding our consciousness, the other is focused on becoming god in a materialistic way using technology. I believe both will become reality, revealing the soul of the decider…” –John Lipscomb, (minute 40, Trance-Formation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0PykgS42wo)

While I think Max Igan has made an important film with Trance-Formation in apprising us of the danger posed by technology, it’s still playing with the classic Gnostic memes, offering a “child’s choice” between good and evil. One has to accept the idea that a human becomes divine by conscious exploration. Igan, Lipscomb, Icke, and others suggest we choose “good”, not because we ARE good but because we must choose –an affect, in this meme, of the primal split in the Godhead. Trance-formation opens with a quote that echos the belief of Hans Jonas: man himself is the origin of all common evil, and no event in our known history was more intentionally designed to force the Choice between good and evil than the creation of atomic weapons. Except maybe invasion by Aliens.
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War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness
“War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness” is a title given to one of the first seven Dead Sea Scrolls acquired by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “This kind of apocalyptic sensibility was a discernible strain of Jewish thought at the time of Jesus… Armageddon: the war to end all wars… inevitable conflict [as] the final focus on the dark side of human nature, the ultimate catharsis that ushers in an age of peace.” http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/portrait/scrolltranslation.html  According to wikipedia, the War scroll was published in 1955, seven years after the discovery of the DDS was announced in April of 1948. 1955 was the year of H-bomb detonations in the U.S., no longer ‘experimental’,  mass distribution of the first global vaccine, the Salk IPV, and a newly operating nuclear reactor (Soreq) in Israel.
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CNN interviews Michio Kaku on Alien Invasion:
Interviewer: “I’m wondering if there can’t be an upside to all this. I’m a big fan of the original Star Trek series and it was only when there were alien civilizations that seemed to challenge the Earth that you found that the Earth got its act together for the kind of global governance that all the visionaries say we’re going to need if we’re going to deal with climate change..[and] all the modern issues [i.e.] global finance… The sovereignty of individual nations is actually a political barrier to solving these big problems. So, can there be an upside to the Alien threat?”
Michio Kaku: “Believe it or not, when President Ronald Reagan met with Mikhail Gorbachev we now know during the transcripts of the meeting that he said if we were ever attacked by the Martians, you and me, the Soviets and the capitalist U.S., would be allies in the fight against the Martians. Well, that’s how Ronald Reagan looked at it and..there’s some truth to it. If we’re faced with a common enemy in outer space it would indeed help to unite the Earth just the way Ronald Reagan said.”
>>>Kaku, a protege of Edward Teller, is a major proponent of Transhumanism, suggesting in the future we choose to merge with machines. In this youtube clip he puts the sexy spin on living forever: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tcigdvlM4E Kaku says, “it may be twenty years away, it may be a thousand, but most experts agree the technological Singularity is inevitable… We cannot predict what these super-intelligent machines will do. They will have their own goals and may stop at nothing to fulfill them. They may even choose to eliminate everything that stands in their path, including us.” http://www.conspiracy-cafe.com/apps/videos/videos/show/15001679-michio-kaku-nwo-agent-of
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Dr. Steven Greer: “This is the biggest story in the history of the United States. This is the biggest secret.. bar none. Nothing comes close, not the H-bomb, and I have a document to prove it. It says that… it was more tightly controlled than even the H-bomb being developed…
   “If you’re not willing to put your neck out for something this important, universal peace, interplanetary relations, a new civilization that has no pollution, free energy, abundance for the elimination of poverty in the world, if you’re not willing to take a risk for that, you don’t have a soul. You’re not worthy of breathing the free air of Earth.”
Bottom line, Greer’s comment is the prevailing tenor in the backstory of the film THRIVE, however, THRIVE’s creator and host Foster Gamble expresses his own belief that “people are not that competent” –not competent as deciders and choosers– a masque for elite contempt that never offers valid choices in the first place.  http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/thrive-or-threat/
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                  The “free air” of earth no longer exists.
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…”Metallic salts have made our air conductive. This means that we and everything around us can transmit and propagate energy… The air no longer supports life in a healthy way…  [Another] group of materials found in..environmental samples is unidentifiable fibers… People around the world are developing lesions on their skin that ooze and produce fibers..[that] produce colonies of filaments..[that] continue to grow and reproduce… You’re looking at a tubular fiber with self-replicating internal elements resembling bacteria and behaving like archaea… It appears that within our bodies we now have all three Life Kingdoms replicating themselves… Are we becoming something else?…” –Sofia Smallstorm, minute 23, From Chemtrails to Pseudo-Life  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzW5Kb8u0Og [also, see this informative technology page from Dutchsinse on weather control: http://sincedutch.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/want-to-know-about-weather-modification-haarp-vlf-hf-and-chemtrails-want-to-prove-it-to-a-non-believer-here-you-go/
   When the dust settles in our new global atmosphere conducive to extraterrestrial manipulation, choked with particulates and carrier waves, we will indeed be something else. Radiofrequency effects expert Dr. Neil Cherry added that among the deleterious alterations of RF exposure is the opening of the Blood Brain Barrier. www.neilcherry.com  The visionary Cyborgologists Clynes and Kline offered their recommendations for action in 1960: “Altering man’s bodily functions to meet the requirements of extraterrestrial environments would be more logical than providing an earthly environment…
This self-regulation must function without the benefit of consciousness in order to cooperate with the body’s own autonomous homeostatic controls…” http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2012/04/13/cyborgology/
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“The first lines of the [War] scroll lay the framework for a three-stage conflict between the Sons of Light..and the Sons of Darkness… the writer of the scroll was particularly concerned with..the very final day of battle.. [and] built his encouragement on a biblical theology of rescue… Coupled with this aspect was his understanding that great suffering was part of God’s will for the redeemed… Ultimately, God’s purpose was to exalt the Sons of Light and to judge the Children of Darkness. The message is one of hope… God was preparing to intervene and bring a permanent solution for the problem of evil.
…The Sons of Light and the forces of Darkness shall fight together to show the strength of God… It is a time of distress for all the people who are redeemed… In all their afflictions none exists that is like it, hastening to its completion as an eternal redemption.”
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Compare…
“[The] three-fold corollary of Nihilist thought. First, the corollary of the Nihilist annihilation of the Old  Order is the conception of a “new age”–“new” in an absolute, and not a  relative, sense. The age about to begin is not to be merely the latest, or even  the greatest, of a series of ages, but the inauguration of a whole new time; it  is set up against all that has hitherto been. “It may be,” said Nietzsche in a  letter of 1884, “that I am the first to light upon an idea which will  divide the history of mankind in two”; as the consequence  of this idea, “all who are born after us belong to a higher history than any  history hitherto.” Nietzsche is, of course, blinded by  his pride; he made no original “discovery” but only found words for what had  been “in the air” already for some time. Precisely the same idea, in fact, was  expressed twelve years earlier by Dostoyevsky in the person of Kirillov, the  most extreme of the “possessed”:  Everything will be new … then they will divide history into two  parts: from the gorilla to the annihilation of God, and from the annihilation of  God to the transformation of the earth, and of man physically.”
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                         New Age, New Earth, New Man

The extraterrestrial objective, in its dualistic twin aspects of “manipulative” and “ethical” is described in this essay on Nihilism:
[edited excerpt]
   “The first and most obvious item in the program of Nihilism is the destruction of  the Old Order. The Old Order was the soil, nourished by Christian Truth, in which men had their  roots…Effective war against God and His Truth requires the destruction of every  element of this Old Order; it is here that the peculiarly Nihilist “virtue” of  violence comes into play… Demagogic incitement of the masses and the arousing of the basest passions for  revolutionary purposes have long been standard Nihilist practice… No place is secure from the encroaching empire of this Nihilism; everywhere men  feverishly pursue the work of “progress”–for what reason they do not know, or  only very dimly sense.. activity that promises forgetfulness of  the spiritual emptiness that attends all worldliness… [It] is a cold, inhuman world that men without God are fashioning..; the same spirit is present in the disease of  total planning… The destruction of the Old Order, however, and the organization of the “new  earth”..are but the preparation for a work more significant and more ominous than  either: the “transformation of man.”
   This was the dream of the pseudo-Nietzscheans, Hitler and Mussolini, of a  “higher humanity” to be forged through a “creative” violence; “this is the  mission of our century,” said Hitler’s propagandist Rosenberg: “out of a new  life myth to create a new human type.”…Putting aside for the moment the question of what kind of men are to be produced  by this process, let us note carefully the means utilized: it is again violence, which is as necessary to the formation of the “new man” as it  is to the building of a “new earth.” The two, indeed, are intimately connected  in the determinist philosophy of Marx, for “in revolutionary activity, change of  self coincides with the change of circumstances.” The change of circumstances, and more to the point, the process of changing  them through revolutionary violence, transform the revolutionaries  themselves. Here Marx and Engels, like their contemporary Nietzsche, and like  Lenin and Hitler after them, subscribe to the mystique of violence, seeing a  magical change to be wrought in human nature through indulgence of the passions  of anger, hatred, resentment, and the will to dominate. In this regard we must  make note also of the two World Wars, whose violence has helped to destroy  forever the Old Order and the old humanity, rooted in a stable and traditional  society, and has had a large role in producing the new uprooted humanity that  Marxism idealizes. The thirty years of Nihilist war and revolution between 1914  and 1945 have been an ideal breeding-ground for the “new human type. “
   …[T]he most striking forms of Nihilist Vitalism, whose cumulative effect has been  to uproot, disintegrate, and “mobilize” the individual, to substitute for his  normal stability and rootedness a senseless quest for power and movement, and to  replace normal human feeling by a nervous excitability. The work of Nihilist  Realism, in practice as in theory, has been parallel and complementary to that  of Vitalism: a work of standardization, specialization, simplification,  mechanization, dehumanization; its effect has been to “reduce” the individual to  the most “Primitive” and basic level, to make him in fact the slave of his  environment, the perfect workman in Lenin’s worldwide “factory.”
…Many thinkers are able to see the clear connection between the Nihilist  philosophy that reduces reality and human nature to the simplest possible terms,  and a Nihilist practice that similarly reduces the concrete man; not a few,  also, realize the seriousness and the radicalness of this “reduction” even to  the extent of seeing in it, as does Erich Kahler, a qualitative change in human  nature.  “(The) powerful trend toward the disruption and invalidation of the  individual … manifestly present in the most diverse currents of modem  life–economic, technological, political, scientific, educational, psychic and  artistic–appears so overwhelming that we are induced to see in it a true  mutation, a transformation of human nature.

   …What, more realistically, is this “mutation,” the “new man”? He is the rootless  man discontinuous with a past that Nihilism has destroyed, the raw material of  every demagogue’s dream; the “free-thinker” and skeptic, closed only to the  truth but “open” to each new intellectual fashion because he himself has no  intellectual foundation; the “seeker” after some “new revelation,” ready to  believe anything new because true faith has been annihilated in him; the planner  and experimenter, worshipping “fact” because he has abandoned truth, seeing the  world as a vast laboratory in which he is free to determine what is “possible”;  the autonomous man, pretending to the humility of only asking his “rights,” yet  full of the pride that expects everything to be given him in a world where  nothing is authoritatively forbidden; the man of the moment, without conscience  or values and thus at the mercy of the strongest “stimulus”; the “rebel,” hating  all restraint and authority because he himself is his own and only god; the  “mass man,” this new barbarian, thoroughly “reduced and “simplified” and capable  of only the most elementary ideas, yet scornful of anyone who presumes to point  out the higher things or the real complexity of life.
   These men are all one man, the man whose fashioning has been  the very purpose of Nihilism. But mere description cannot do justice to this  man; one must see his image. And in fact such an image has quite recently been  portrayed; it is the image of contemporary painting and sculpture, that which  has arisen, for the most part, since the end of the Second World War, as if to  give form to the reality produced by the most concentrated era of Nihilism in  human history. The human form, it would seem, has been “rediscovered” in this  art; out of the chaos of total abstraction, identifiable shapes emerge. The  result, supposedly, is a “new humanism,” …But what kind of “man” is it to which this art has “returned”? It is certainly  not Christian man, man in the image of God, for no “modern” man can believe in  him; nor is it the somewhat diluted “man” of the old humanism, whom all  “advanced” thinkers regard as discredited and outmoded. It is not even the “man”  disfigured and denatured in the earlier “Cubist” and “Expressionist” art of this  century; rather, it begins where that art leaves off, and attempts to enter a  new realm, to depict a new man. …little reflection should be required to penetrate to the secret of this art:  there is no question of “man” in it at all; it is an art at once subhuman and  demonic. It is not man who is the subject of this art, but some lower creature  who has emerged (“arrived” is Giacometti’s word for it) from unknown depths.
   The bodies this creature assumes (and in all its metamorphoses  it is always the same creature) are not necessarily distorted violently; twisted  and dismembered as they are, they are often more “realistic” than the figures of  man in earlier modern art. This creature, it is clear, is not the victim of some  violent attack; rather, he was born deformed, he is a genuine  “mutation.” …Even more revealing than the bodies of these creatures are the faces. It would  be too much to say that these faces express hopelessness; that would be to  ascribe to them some trace of humanity which they most emphatically lack. They  are the faces, rather, of creatures more or less “adjusted” to the world they  know, a world not hostile but entirely alien, not inhuman but “a-human.”…Man, in this art, is no longer even a caricature of himself; he is no longer  portrayed in the throes of spiritual death, ravaged by the hideous Nihilism of  our century that attacks, not just the body and soul, but the very idea and  nature of man…

   The existence of this “new man, whose faith and hope are directed solely to this  world, is but another proof of the success of the Nihilist program. The “new  man” in his “positive” form is taken from the same photograph of which the  subhumanity we have described is the negative. In the negative he is seen as  defeated and denatured by an inhuman world; the pessimism and despair of this  image–and this is their only positive significance–are a last feeble protest  against the work of Nihilism, at the same time that they are a testimony to its  success. In the positive, the “new man” has set about to change the world, and  at the same time to change his own attitude to one of acceptance of the modern  world which, though imperfect, is the only one he knows; in this image there is  no more conflict, for man is well on the way to being thoroughly refashioned and  reoriented, and thus perfectly “adjusted” to the new world. The two images are  one in issuing from the death of man as he has hitherto been known–man living  on earth as a pilgrim, looking to Heaven as his true home–and in pointing to  the birth of a “new man” solely of the earth, knowing neither hope nor despair  save over the things of this world. …
   …The new age, which many call a “post-Christian” age, is at the same time the age  “beyond Nihilism”–a phrase that expresses at once a fact and a hope. The fact  this phrase expresses is that Nihilism, being negative in essence even if  positive in aspiration, owing its whole energy to its passion to destroy  Christian Truth, comes to the end of its program in the production of a  mechanized “new earth” and a dehumanized “new man”: Christian influence over man  and over society having been effectively obliterated, Nihilism must retire and  give way to another, more “constructive” movement capable of acting from  autonomous and positive motives…
…The hope contained in the phrase, “beyond Nihilism,” is the naive one that it  has a spiritual as well as an historical reference, that the new age is to see  the overcoming of Nihilism and not merely its obsolescence. The god of Nihilism,  nothingness, is an emptiness, a vacuum waiting to be filled; those who have  lived in this vacuum and acknowledged nothingness as their god cannot but seek a  new god and hope that he will lead them out of the age and the power of  Nihilism. It is such people who, anxious to draw some positive significance from  their situation, and unwilling to believe that the Nihilism through which our  age has passed can be entirely unfruitful, have constructed an apology in which  Nihilism, however evil or unfortunate it may be in itself, is seen as the  necessary means to an end beyond itself, as destruction preceding  reconstruction, as darkness preceding the dawn. If the present darkness,  uncertainty, and suffering are unpleasant–so this apology continues–they are  at the same time beneficial and purifying; stripped bare of illusions, in the  midst of a “dark night” of doubt and despair, one can only suffer these trials  in patience and remain “open” and “receptive” to what the omnipotential future  may bring. Nihilism, it is presumed, is the apocalyptic sign of the advent of a  new and better age.” http://www.columbia.edu/cu/augustine/arch/nihilism.html#4
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See comment 4, Race to Space about Robert Goddard, Charles Lindbergh, Harry Guggenheim, Carl Jung, Jack Parsons and L.Ron Hubbard.
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An event in 1958 led Jung to conclude that it was more desirable for people to believe UFOs exist than to believe they don’t exist. One of his final works, Flying Saucers, was an attempt to answer why it was more desirable to believe in their existence. Jung came to the conclusion that UFOs were examples of the phenomena of synchronicity where external events mirror internal psychic states… For Jung the UFO images had much to do with the ending of an era in history and the beginning of a new one… The symbolism of alien abduction is very different than the old one of colonization…  colonization..brings with it the possibility of struggle, of emancipation and independence. Abduction, however, recognizes the futility of resistance… abduction involves the sense that things are happening behind our backs. A great paradox is perhaps at the end of this symbolism as Dean concludes her book with the following: ‘To fight colonization, we take control. We don’t fight abduction; we simply try to recover our memories, all the while aware that they could be false, that in our very recovery we participate in an alien plan.’  ” http://www.meta-religion.com/Psychiatry/Analytical_psychology/symbolism_of_ufos.htm

April 13, 2012

Cyborgology

                                                                    
“There are many actual cyborgs among us in society. Anyone with an artificial organ, limb or supplement (like a pacemaker), anyone reprogrammed to resist disease (immunized) or drugged to think/behave/feel better (psychopharmacology) is technically a cyborg… there is no consensus on what a cyborg is… Many see..Frankenstein’s creature as the first cyborg… ” –Chris Gray, p2, The Cyborg Handbook
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“A cyborg, short for “cybernetic organism”, is a being with both biological and artificial (e.g. electronic, mechanical or robotic) parts. The term was coined in 1960 when Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline used it in an article about the advantages of self-regulating human-machine systems in outer space….  the term “Cybernetic organism” has been applied to networks, such as road systems, corporations and governments, which have been classed as such. The term can also apply to micro-organisms which are modified to perform at higher levels than their unmodified counterparts…
   “The concept of a man-machine mixture was widespread in science fiction before World War II…
The term [cyborg] first appears in print [in 1960]..when The New York Times reported on the Psychophysiological Aspects of Space Flight Symposium where Clynes and Kline first presented their paper;
A cyborg is essentially a man-machine system in which the control mechanisms of the human portion are modified externally by drugs or regulatory devices so that the being can live in an environment different from the normal one.” – Clynes and Kline, 1960 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybernetic_organism
Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline:
Altering  man’s bodily functions to meet the requirements of extraterrestrial environments  would be more logical than providing an earthly environment for him in space… This self-regulation must function without the benefit of consciousness in order to cooperate with  the body’s own autonomous homeostatic controls…
…While it is quite difficult to set upper limits to ‘natural’ human physiological and psychological  performance, we can take as minimal the capabilities demonstrated under control conditions such as yoga or hypnosis. The imagination is stretched by the  muscular control of which even the undergraduate at a Yoga College is capable,  and hypnosis per se may prove to have a definite place in space travel, although  there is much to be learned about the phenomena of disassociation,  generalization of instructions, and abdication of executive control.
      We are now working on a new  preparation which may greatly enhance hypnotizability, so that pharmacological  and hypnotic approaches may be symbiotically combined.
Wakefulness… The extension of normal functioning through the use of that group of drugs known  as psychic energizers, with adjunctive medication, for this purpose is a  present-day reality…
Radiation  Effects. One  subsystem of the Cyborg would involve a sensor to detect radiation levels and an  adaptation of the Rose osmotic pump which would automatically inject protective  pharmaceuticals in appropriate doses. Experiments at the AF School of Aviation  Medicine already indicate an increase in radiation resistance resulting from  combined administration of aminoethylisothioronium and cysteine to monkeys.
Metabolic..Controls. In the case of prolonged space flight…food — poses a  major problem. During a flight of a year Or longer… Hypothermia  (reduction of body temperature) would appear to be a desirable state in such  long voyages in order to reduce metabolism, and thus human “fuel” consumption… The use of.. hibernation (through pituitary control), alone or in  combination with pharmaceuticals, all seem to offer possibilities in attempting  to obtain and maintain such a state…
Enzyme  Systems. Under  conditions of lowered body temperature, certain enzyme systems would tend to  remain more active than others. The extent to which pharmaceutical or chemical  agents could influence this enzyme activity has not been systematically  investigated, but beyond question they will play an important role. Since  metabolism is subject to enzyme control, several intriguing possibilities exist.  For example, it may be possible through in vitro radiation to convert certain  organisms from aerobic to anaerobic states and, by studying changes in the  enzyme systems, to adapt them for eventual human use
Psychoses. Despite all the care exercised,  there remains a strong possibility that somewhere in the course of a long space  voyage a psychotic episode might occur, and this is one condition for which no  servomechanism can be completely designed at the present time. While an  emergency osmotic pump containing one of the high-potency phenothiazines  together with reserpine could be a part of the complete space man’s kit, the  frequent denial by an individual undergoing a psychotic episode that his thought  processes, emotions, or behavior are abnormal, might keep him from voluntarily  accepting medication. For this reason, if monitoring is adequate, provision  should be made for triggering administration of the medication remotely from  earth
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Current development in “remote medicine”:
May, 2012: [Nature magazine] “Researchers have remotely activated genes inside living animals, a proof of concept that could one day lead to medical procedures in which patients’ genes are triggered on demand.” http://www.nature.com/news/remote-controlled-genes-trigger-insulin-production-1.10585
“Some laboratory mice were given specially engineered insulin-producing genes. These genes were then remotely activated using radio waves. This could mean a whole new field of medical proceedures in which we turn genes on and off at will. This breakthrough is the work of geneticists at New York’s Rockefeller University… Admittedly..the researchers did first have to inject some nanoparticles onto the mice’s cells in order to affect their genes…
   “The radio waves are ideal for this sort of remote manipulation because they can pass through thick layers of tissue, and they can be easily focused…
Even better, the researchers have already developed a way to achieve similar, albeit weaker, results without having to inject nanoparticles at all. They have developed cells that can grow their own required nanoparticles… However, as Nature explains, this would still require growing tumors inside humans to actually get these cell cultures in place, which means the treatment isn’t yet ethically permissible in humans.”  http://io9.com/5908065/scientists-switch-mouses-genes-off-and-on-with-radio-waves?tag=genetics
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Manfred Clynes interviewed by cyborgologist Chris Hables Gray [published in The Cyborg Handbook, 1995]:
CHG: Why exactly did you guys decide to write about space travel?
MC: Nathan Kline was the director of this research facility there at the Rockland State Hospital and one day somebody asked him… Dr. Kline was interested in the application of drugs for the treatment of mental patients.
CHG: Yes, psychopharmacology
MC: Psychopharmacology. This man, I think Flaherty…
CHG: Yeah, he was with NASA.
MC:..invited him to write something for us at NASA. So, he talked to me and said, ‘Would you like to write something jointly with me? I will write about the drugs and you write about other physiologic systems.’ I said, ‘What do I know about this? I know nothing.’ Anyhow we agreed… And I coined this word cyborg…
CHG: I noticed you used the term participant evolution in that article.
MC: Yes. In other words man has now become conscious enough of the way he was built physiologically…that he could now supplement the homeostasis with which he evolved… So as to supplement it by his own imagination and through his own creativity…to simply allow him to make use of his faculties…
…I have to criticize a little what seems to be a great lack of appreciation of molecular biology among cyborg studies. The great things that are happening today in the scientific world are advances in molecular biology along with computers. Those are the two regions of our scientific world that are growing very rapidly, and compared to them psychology is dead in the water completely.
   It is already known that the emotional world of men is fashioned through molecules like neuropeptides… These peptides have receptors scattered throughout the brain..[and] it is known that the emotional world can be affected now by designer molecules. That’s where the computers and molecular biology will intermarry… computer-designed molecules..that will naturally work inside the brain and will be able to change the emotional aspects.
…They continually are making gene products, some are turned off, some are turned on…So that by controlling and knowing how to control the natural products, and turning the genes on and off, we will have tremendous power to change the emotional world of man.
…Evolution is more than survival of the fittest. And participant evolution can…probably improve the qualities of life more effectively..than by just waiting for the less fit to become extinct.” [pp46-53]
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Cyborg Ethics
C.H. Gray poses the question, “Could there be a cyborg ethics? Yes, we think so. And not just one. Several systems are implicitly elaborated in the pages [of The Cyborg Handbook]… David Channel has elaborated what he calls a ‘bionic’ ethic: ‘A bionic ethic must take into consideration both the mechanical and the organic aspects of the cybernetic ecology in order to maintain the system’s integrity, stability, diversity and purposefulness. Neither the mechanical nor the organic can be allowed to bring about the extinction of the other.’ (The Vital Machine, p154).” [p12]
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For the Human Materials Industry generated by “patient care”, the ethic is described:

When it appears that a patient will become brain-dead, a change in medical routines occurs. Care of the patient as a whole being becomes care of biological materials contained within and the technological components that convert them into useable products. There are two parts to the process; the maintenance of the body as incubator and storage container for the human materials, and the preservation and conversion of the specific materials themselves. It is important to note that this process can begin long before the patient is declared legally dead…
   “Once the brain ceases to function…the body is no longer a self-regulating system… Cyborg mechanics must replace brain functions…
   “Recognizing the considerable market potential of the human materials industry, pharmaceutical and medical supply companies have developed new products and entire new industries… The goals of these new products are to preserve tissue integrity before being removed, and to make the materials more ‘immunologically silent’ to prevent problems later when they are replaced inside another body. In essence, the human materials are being structurally, chemically and functionally transformed to make them more universal. In this way, they become not only substitutable mechanical parts, but more like off-the-shelf reagents, available for use in a variety of end-users.” [p208]
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This is possible in a late-capitalist age in which commodification has reached into hithertofore unimaginable realms of life. However it meant that ideas about the boundaries of the body as well as boundaries between human and nonhuman had to change… new social interventions were required. The first and most important was a new definition of ‘death’. The cessation of brain functions..is now accepted as the legal and medical category ‘death’…Brain death allows the suspension of time, which in turn allows cultural and bodily processes to be fragmented and reconfigured. Significantly, it allows the process to be staged by biomedical ‘managers’ and experts… this medical-legal construction left us with an even more ambiguous entity; the ‘living cadaver’. In attempting to reduce ambiguity, it is necessary to deconstruct the subject (the person), and reconstruct an object (the production unit)… Throughout the process, cultural meanings must be stripped from the person. Identity must be erased… While these processes can be called social technologies, the core technologies used..are chemical and mechanical. Through these, the physical body is reprogrammed and retooled for new uses…” [p206]
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While it may be true that many of us are living in cyborg societies, we have to remember that those are also plural societies… Future cyborg studies will hopefully attend to cultural beliefs and practices, and the ways in which they are transformed and transforming. Studying cyborgs and their social relations means not only learning where and how bodies exist in relation to machines, but also what types of bodies they are, and where they are situated. As Stone (1994) has pointed out, bodies and communities constitute each other. [p215]
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                                                      TechnoCalypse: The Transhumanists
                               (part one) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri9CFs6x-MQ&feature=relmfu
                               (part two) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WpZz3R7vrM&feature=relmfu
                               (part three) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRILun-zvQI&feature=relmfu
                               (part four) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAFVQCTeF_A&feature=relmfu
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                                                        Walker Lake Dome Project
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The Walker Lake Dome Project, built by Universal Yoyodyne and announced on March 30, 2012, intends to enclose the town of Westwood, California, in the volcanic northeast region of the state. http://sheildgeometry.com/specifications.html;  “Interestingly, Westwood had a very large indoor shopping mall as far back as the 1930s, as well as a large theater, skating rink and club for the mill workers. The town was sold in 1944 to the Fruit Growers Supply Company, today known as part of Sunkist… The [2010] Census reported that 1,647 people (100% of the population) lived in households..and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westwood,_California

“The company plans on using the town as a proving ground for technology that might one day enclose major U.S. cities, especially those prone to weather related disasters…” http://www.susanvillestuff.com/2012/04/anaheim-company-announces-plans-for-westwood-dome/

Sunkist Growers, Inc  “is the largest fresh produce shipper in the United States, the most diversified citrus processing and marketing operation in the world, and one of California’s largest land-owners.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunkist_Growers; “[Albert D.] Lasker is largely responsible for America’s infatuation with orange juice. Lord & Thomas acquired the Sunkist Growers, Incorporated account in 1908, when Lasker was 28…” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_D._Lasker  Formerly timberland harvested for Sunkist packing boxes, the Westwood area and other lumber centers are now managed forests: http://www.foresthistory.org/Publications/FHT/FHTSpringFall2006/FHT_2006_Citrus.pdf

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Cyborg publications: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/MCM/amm/archive/cyborgArch.html

March 21, 2012

THRIVE or Threat

This is a “notebook” post on content and background of the film THRIVE, released on 11-11-11 to the internet.
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The LANGUAGE of THRIVE
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                                              Executive producer and screen host Foster Gamble
                                               
Did the Universe labor for nearly fourteen billion years only to bring forth a species that would end up as an enemy to Life itself, and to its own home? I don’t think so… I’ve spent nearly a lifetime trying to figure out what happened… driven by the misery I saw and by my fear for our survival
Is it even possible for humans to thrive? If so, why aren’t we?”
I believe this Code holds a key to a new source of clean, sustainable Energy that could completely revolutionize the way all people live.”
I have realized WE are not a mistake. WE are simply mistaken.”
“..all that is about to change
After a lifetime quest, I’ve come to believe that this pattern actually holds the key to a world that works for everyone
This vision was what originally got me into science, trying to figure out how the Universe works…”
Considering the enduring wonders of Creation throughout the Universe and how unsustainable so many of our human systems are, I figured that learning how…would actually be quite useful.”
The Torus is like the breath of the Universe.. at every scale of existence… I spent decades researching… I became so excited by the potential of the toroidal energy form… Our collected research convinced me that the Torus and the Vector Equilibrium are primary patterns..to creating the Universe…”
“Given that so much of the suffering in our world is the result of lack of access to Energy, I realized that Free, unlimited clean energy would be one of the greatest breakthroughs in history.”
Throughout the long introduction to Thrive, Gamble uses Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) techniques called lost performatives and presuppositions: “Lost performatives are when someone is talking about a personal belief, but presents it as though it was a universal truth. We then accept it as true without questioning it as we would if we heard it as someone’s personal opinion.” http://nlp-mentor.com/metamodeldistortions/lost-performatives
“A presupposition is an innocent sounding statement that can only be understood  if certain facts or ideas are accepted as being true.” http://ezinearticles.com/?3-Powerful-Hypnotic-Language-Patterns-That-Instantly-Hypnotize&id=5322987
THRIVE, in fact, is loaded with hypnotic speech patterns:
Cause and Effect patterns, embedded commands, presuppositions, syntactic ambiguity and lost performatives.
“In hypnotic language there are mixed messages that you can use to communicate on  multiple levels. The reason why you want to do that is because you still want to  entertain and distract the conscious mind, so that you’re free to work with the  subconscious mind… Then there are anticipation builders. Do you want to motivate and drive people  to take a certain kind of action?… There’s a lot more to hypnotic language patterns than what I can cover in this short  article. There are embedded commands, hypnotic words, nested loops, action  accelerators, and a lot more.” http://ezinearticles.com/?Hypnotic-Language-Patterns&id=2833192
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Enter the ETs. The first 45 minutes of THRIVE are actually devoted to ‘proving’ the existence of extraterrestrials.
    In the words of Dr. Steven Greer, founder of CSETI, They have mastered the Laws of the Universe..to be able to transfer through Space-Time in Real Time, through the vastnesses of interstellar space.” (The image provided is that of a UFO, captioned “UFO..measures 2-3 miles wide”.) Greer continues, “We have over 4,000 cases where these objects have landed on terra firma, left physical evidence– we have over 3,500 pilot cases; we have hundreds of cases..where these objects can track on normal radar going tens of thousands of miles per hour or dematerializing and reappearing in another point in the sky.”
   Astronaut Edgar Mitchell says, “Yes, there’s been ET visitation, there have been crashed craft, there have been material and bodies recovered.”  A US Army ET Retrieval officer says, “We have CONTACT with aliens, not originating from some foreign country but some other solar system and I have been a party to that.” The audience then hears of how one observer witnessed an encounter between a UFO and a nuclear missile: “Now remember this thing was flying several thousand miles an hour, so this thing fires a beam of light at the warhead –hits it, and then this thing flies up…fires another beam of light; goes around [to the side], fires another beam of light; down like this..fires another beam…flies out the way it came in and the warhead tumbles out of space. The feeling at the time was that it must have been extraterrestrial.”
   Next the audience is swept along into the (literal) field of evidence with a sequence of aerial crop circle footage. Gamble’s narration informs us that “More than 5,000 of these patterns have appeared in over 30 countries. Most of them in England.” We are asked to decide if hoaxers with “ropes and boards” could have made them, then shown “One of the most amazing designs [which] is not a circle but a rectangle that seems to be a direct response to a message sent out into space [in 1974]. The message was a radio signal depicting our planet’s location..and Earth’s people…  Twenty-seven years later in 2001, this [rectagular] crop design appeared…[that] matches the format of the NASA signal and describes a different solar system…nonhuman DNA, and a microwave antenna they apparently use…   NASA continues to deny extraterrestrial contact of any kind.”  But Foster Gamble wants THRIVE watchers to know that, “regardless of whoever created them and wherever they’re from, there must be an important purpose to these designs. They’re SO coherent!” He tells us, “I believe that they’re giving us a model for accessing energy in a clean, safe, and limitless way and a new means of propulsion. What more important message could there be to get to us. And especially now..as we’re beginning to extend our careless reach beyond our planet.”
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Foster: “So here we are, a relatively immature species struggling with possible self-destruction. If aligning with the Torus does hold the key to a new form of clean, safe energy access, imagine the implications. This could be the most important breakthrough of our times. So who wouldn’t want an energy source that’s freely available? That turned out to be a key question…”
…”One of the scientists we were going to interview for this film was Dr. Eugene Mallove… Dr. Mallove was mysteriously beaten to death in 2004…
Kimberly: ..”So much of the pain on the planet has to do with the lack of access to energy… If there is a fundamental pattern, which makes sense to me…and we can align with that pattern to create new technologies that will solve these problems, then it’s worth it for me to open my mind to these socially taboo subjects.”
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Follow the Money with the Gambles: “energy corporations…[are] committing huge resources to undermine energy alternatives… They have enough money and influence to suppress anything that might threaten their monopoly.” Foster says, “As I followed the money, I began to see this same pattern of control in every area of our lives and I always saw the same families in charge… I’ve come to an inescapable and profoundly disturbing conclusion: I believe that an elite group of people and the corporations they run have gained control of not just our energy, food supply, education, and healthcare, but virtually over every aspect of our lives.”   He explains,“They call it a Corporatocracy.”
   Viewers get a lesson in Fractional Reserve Banking from Foster Gamble and David Icke. Then the bombshells start to fall. Everybody who watched THRIVE with me forgets this by the end: Icke–“No matter where you go in the world, the money is controlled by the banking system. They decide if people eat or they don’t eat...”
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   Foster Gamble–“My research led me to believe that the same people who created the Federal Reserve; the Rothschilds, the Rockefellers and the Morgans, still control it…  I kept running across compelling evidence and credible experts saying that the secret agenda of the banking elite is nothing less than total global domination… what would they need to accomplish it?… I started making a list. First and foremost, they’d have to control money, and they do… Controlling money allows them to run everything else. They’d need to control energy, and they do. They already control Big Agriculture and World Trade. They’re buying up water supplies worldwide. They’ve got Health in their pocket and they’re trying to suppress natural alternatives. Mainly they’d have to control what information we get and how we’d react to it… For complete domination, dissent has to be controlled. They’d need to take away our rights, spy on ordinary citizens and track every aspect of our lives.” –the screen image goes down the list, check, check, check!– “I knew that a powerful elite had almost everything set up to rule the world and I had the frightening realization that Big Brother is not coming –he’s HERE NOW! We are already in the Matrix…  I believe we’re heading toward a totalitarian World Authority –actually a military dictatorship run by a tiny elite who have all the power and make all the rules. If they succeed, there’ll be nowhere to run and nowhere to hide. Think about it.
Their grand strategy for Global Dominance is already being implemented; they’re carving up the world into Superstates that transcend national boundaries so that we are easier for them to manage. They have already established the European Union and the African Union. Politicians from the United States, Canada and Mexico, under the title of the Security and Prosperity Partnership, have been working on the northern part of what could arguably be called plans for an American Union. This has been going on for years without citizen or congressional consent. A Pacific Union is already in process. This is the organizational chart for global tyranny, the structure for complete control [shows structure]. Here are two of the most powerful men in Europe talking about moving to a single World Government:
 [Jean-Claude Trichet speaking]: ‘It’s extremely important that We, in this new ownership of global governance, have particularly on both sides of the Atlantic the implementation of the same rules in the same fashion.
[EU president Herman Van Rompuy speaking]: ‘2009 is also the first year of global governance with the establishment of the G20 in the middle of the financial crisis.’
   Foster Gamble comes back with, “Like many people, I thought a conspiracy for global domination could not really work because basically people are just not that competent… Still, I wondered how something that is so big and corrupt can be kept secret.”
David Icke: “It’s a simple structure, and if it wasn’t simple it wouldn’t work. It can be likened to a compartmentalized pyramid…” The narration continues: “This kind of compartmentalization explains how the Manhattan Project..was kept secret despite having a hundred and thirty thousand people working on it.”    Kimberly Gamble adds, “Even though we’ve been systematically distracted and repressed, people have come up with innovative and ingenious solutions to a huge number of problems that we face. It’s not our fault that we didn’t recognize how organized and intentional this scheme is…”
   Foster Gamble: “In this New World Order of theirs, a tiny number of people would exercise total control over the lives of everyone through a system of intrusive surveillance, violent suppression of dissent and debt-slavery. Imagine tiny islands of opulence surrounded by a sea of misery..[THRIVE shows real images so you don’t have to imagine anything] …I’ve come to believe that their endgame is truly ominous and they will stop at nothing to continue implementing their plan… America represents the major hurdle to consolidation of global power.  If they can succeed at bringing down this country, I believe the international elite intend to transfer the power and productivity of Americans to their One World dictatorship… They’ve got us so in debt we can never repay it; they’re collapsing the dollar…”
   David Icke: “[They] want to change society in a way that you know that if you do it openly..you’re gonna get an adverse reaction. So you don’t do it openly. You play ‘Problem, Reaction, Solution’. Stage One, you create a problem… You tell the people your version of A)Who Did It, and B) Why… [The] mainstream media is a public relations office for the official version of events… Stage Two..is the reaction of outrage… Stage Three..openly offer the solutions to the problem they have themselves created.”
   Foster Gamble: “The idea of using tragedy, manufactured or simply utilized, was deeply significant in my finally understanding how far these people will go to achieve their goals.”
                                                
   Foster Gamble: ” Most of what is needed for a Police State is actually already in place. Right now in America, any of us can be imprisoned without warning or due cause, and we can be kidnapped, tortured or assassinated legally if the government decides that what we are doing is a threat to their plan. All they have to do is name us as a suspect in their so-called War on Terror. We’re being watched more and more. In 2010 there were 30 million surveillance cameras recording us in the U.S. alone… Every phonecall and email we send is collected and archived and can be inspected at any time. Our..licenses and passports have computer chips implanted in them to track our every move. And now hospital patients are getting these same chips implanted under their skin. In fact, it was Proctor and Gamble who developed these chips initially for tracking their products. It’s always offered as a way to help, but even an assistant director of [CIA] has admitted it’s an entry point for…control.
   “These would-be controllers, through the U.S. Space Command have outlined a plan called Full Spectrum Dominance;  sophisticated satellite surveillance as well as Directed Energy and laser weapons which are already developed have the ability to target dissenters anywhere on Earth. I believe they’re also trying to ensure they can deal effectively with any resistance. FEMA containment camps and railroad cars with shackles have been recently constructed or refurbished all over the United States…
   “There’s one more brutal realization of the Global Domination Agenda that I need to share. This was a horrible one for me to grasp, but without it, this inquiry would be dangerously incomplete… I came across convincing evidence that their plan actually includes the elimination of the majority of the world’s population.  As sick as it sounds, it makes sense… Every time I thought, “They wouldn’t do that!”,  I discovered I was wrong.
Sterilization is one of the many insidious ways this covert plan is implemented… In 2007, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Homeland Security funded a proposed project to aerial spray over 7 million people in urban areas of northern California. After citizens organized against the plan, officials were forced to reveal that the spray included multiple toxins that can cause disease and disrupt the reproductive cycle… The U.S. government has been caught over 30 times covertly experimenting with toxic chemicals on its own citizens…  Right now, global human fertility is plunging. I’m convinced this is no accident. For me, being willing to consider and research a direct depopulation agenda was critical to my getting the whole picture… This is what depopulation looks like today: [screen image, top to bottom] Toxic food and water, HAARP, pesticides, toxic vaccines, Chemtrails, War, GMO foods, irradiation, [and] man-made pandemics… 
I’m convinced I’m not overstating the case… I see this..as nothing less than the struggle for the soul of humanity… Are we humans what the elite would have us believe –stupid, greedy creatures who, if left to our own devices, would devolve into violence and chaos, and so for our own good must be ruled over by a self-appointed elite?”
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THE SOLUTIONS
Foster Gamble continues: “It may seem that the controlling elite has all the cards but we have many advantages of our own. First, let’s talk numbers
   The second important advantage..is that all the power centers that the elite control require our participation…
Let’s take a look at the strategic antidotes to their economic domination… 
…I’ve been profoundly influenced by the work of Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises…
…I envision three overlapping Stages of the Solutions process. In Stage One we bring as much integrity as possible to our current systems…
…The TORUS provides a template for a society based on integrity…
If we respond with violence to the Domination agenda…it would only continue the old “us-versus-them” paradigm and provide an excuse for even more Police-State measures. I believe that it’s essential..that we take the path of nonaggression…
I’ve come to recognize that our primary compass is our own inner guidance…the voice that naturally knows and offers wise direction.”
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[Thrive guest interview] DEEPAK CHOPRA: ..”we have to start telling a different story to ourselves. We have to start engaging in a different story with others– it’s a collective story that manifests as the world.”
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[Thrive guest interview] BARBARA MARX HUBBARD: “If we had the vision and a worldview that says our crisis is a Birth…you could turn this desperate world into a renaissance of human creativity and Love.”
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Kimberly Gamble : “Imagine a million of us acting in Unison…imagine even more…
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Foster Gamble: “Let me be clear. This is definitely not a Jewish Agenda. It’s been documented that central bankers even funded both sides of World War II… I don’t believe wealth is their End Goal.”
                                                   
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Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain.” – Napoleon Bonaparte, 1815

                                        Watch the ‘House of Rothschild’ http://wideeyecinema.com/?p=12139; “The Rothschilds govern a Christian world. Not a cabinet moves without their advice. They stretch their hand with equal ease from Petersburg to Vienna.. to Paris.. to London.. to Washington. Baron Rothschild, the head of the house, is the true King of Judah… the Messiah so long looked for… He holds the keys of peace or war…” [minute 22:22, written in 1835]  “Religion is no longer able to guarantee the governments that the people will remain peaceful. The Rothschild system of loans can perform the task much better… It possesses the moral force or power religion has lost. It can act as a surrogate for religion. Indeed it is a new religion… Strangely enough it is once again the Jews who invented this new religion.” –Heinrich Heine, The Baths of Lucca, 1830 [minute 26]

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The cofounders of neurolinguistics:
John T. Grinder; fellowship at Rockefeller University; PhD from the Univ. of California SanDiego (UCSD); professor of linguistics at Univ. of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Grinder
Richard Bandler; Grinder’s student at UCSC http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Bandler
“NLP is a transformational technology. It is an outstanding technique to control and model a human mind and to put it in the fullest potential use… On the basis of their study of 3 chief therapists- Virginia Satir, Fritz Perls and Milton Erickson, Richard and John came out with.. NLP…  It exemplifies the greatest discovery of the 20th Century which is that ‘Change of the self is possible’.” http://www.powerhypnosis.com.au/tag/john-grinder/
   Together, Grinder and Bandler published two volumes of The Structure of Magic, which analyzes “the langauge skills of the world’s most talented psychotherapists”   http://ebookee.org/The-Structure-Of-Magic-Volumes-1-And-2_140983.html#kL8Iko45v88E4hbC.99
Richard Bandler’s website advertises “The effectiveness of my Strategic Mind Messaging™ sessions increases  significantly when combined with the augmented light and sound technology..” http://richardbandler.com/
And, while THRIVE is tripping the light fantastic…
 some of its guests object to the use of their interviews:
“So—what’s Paul Hawken doing in this movie? I emailed him to find out. He replied he was just as surprised as I was to find out he’s in the film… ‘I did that interview many years prior under false pretenses,’ Hawken replied. ‘I had no idea I was being interviewed for such a movie.‘    …Elisabet Sahtouris said that when she was interviewed for the film, she understood it was to be a very different kind of movie, and is ‘dismayed’..‘I deplore the context in which it was used’… It appears that Hawken and Sahtouris aren’t the only people who regret having appeared in Thrive. In a scathing interview on the Huffington Post, Georgia Kelly of the Praxis Peace Center reports that she has heard from several of other interviewees, none of whom had any idea they were helping to make a libertarian propaganda film.http://www.santacruz.com/news/2012/03/13/the_right_libertarian_agenda_at_the_heart_of_thrive
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THRIVE Liberty Section: “Today, involuntary governance is all that exists…  the most important word to guide us to a sustainable civilization – VOLUNTARY …”Liberty thinking is often misunderstood as Utopian – meaning a wishful vision of a world filled with only good, well-intended people where everything just works out. Actually this approach is very practical. It recognizes that there are dangerous people with skewed psyches and destructive intent in any society, so we need to make sure they are not empowered…  With endless local Private security firms in a free society, there would still be well-armed and effective protection forces that could band together..”
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THRIVE Art Solution: “The arts attract more visitors, residents, and businesses, which brings more money into the community… In Stage 2, we would work to limit government control and support the arts on our own….The key in this stage is to not suppress the arts in any way. People should be able to express themselves freely.”
>>> Need an Art opinion? Read Lasha Darkmoon http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/authors/Darkmoon-ArtI.html
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THRIVE Economic Solution: …” we propose temporarily shifting Federal Reserve powers to Congress. Although we do not support more government power in the long run, it seems necessary to restore economic functions to the government”…”In Stage 3 coercive government is dissolved and private voluntary enterprise – including justice, insurance and security –  competes for..potential customers… Establish a truly Free Market: We have never experienced a truly free market without government intervention… …”In Stage 3, state courts would no longer be necessary. To take their place, researcher and host of Freedomain Radio, Stefan Molyneux suggests using Dispute Resolution Organizations (DROs). Each person would have a DRO, similar to an insurance company, to insure their daily activities…”
>>>Need an Economic opinion? Read The Shock Doctrine  http://www.naomiklein.org/shock-doctrine; Learn about the relationship between Congress and the Federal Reserve and the effect of Ron Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ Campaign http://realitybloger.wordpress.com/2012/06/23/the-incontrovertible-conundrum-of-dr-ron-paul/
Ludwig von Mises was a co-founder of the Mont Pelerin Society in Switzerland http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mont_Pelerin_Society; one of its famous students being Milton Friedman of U.Chicago. Friedman helped design and implement witholding tax under Henry Morganthau’s Treasury http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_Friedman. On page 14 of The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein writes, “In the attempt to relate the history..that has culminated in the radical privatization of war and disaster, one problem recurs: the ideology is a shape-shifter, forever changing its name and switching identities. Friedman called himself a ‘liberal’, but his U.S. followers..tended to identify as ‘conservatives’, ‘classical economists’, ‘free marketers’, and later as believers in ‘Reaganomics’ or ‘laissez-faire’. In most of the world, their orthodoxy is known as ‘neoliberalism’, but..often..simply ‘globalization’.”
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THRIVE Environment Solution: .” …One of the more compelling and new ideas is the “Sky Trust” proposed by Peter Barnes of the Tomales Bay Institute in California. The Sky Trust would make all citizens equitable owners of the air. Annual auctions would then be held to issue permits for available “dump space.” This model is based on the Alaska Permanent Fund, which gives residents of Alaska yearly dividends from state oil income…   Labeling of food- such as GMO’s proposed in Stage 2 (limiting government) – would no longer be mandatory or enforced by government. Rather, people would be forced to compete in the free market, and private “eco-labeling” alternatives would draw customers to the obvious, better alternative. In fact, GMO’s would likely be obsolete because their vendors would be continually sued for violating others and would become unable to purchase insurance...”                    
                                                               
Libertarian propaganda? “The initial impetus for compiling these articles by Praxis Peace Institute was the widespread but private showings of the documentary film,Thrive. Through discussions of the content in the film and the written material on the Thrive website, we realized that many people viewing the film would not readily perceive the libertarian political agenda behind the film… For example, government regulation could have prevented the runaway libertarian agenda that was pushed by Alan Greenspan and his Ayn Randian cohorts…most of the actual solutions he proposes are strictly libertarian. …The website’s “Liberty” page (in the “Solutions” section) is a real shocker. Peppered with quotes from Ayn Rand, Ron Paul and Stefan Molyneux, the page even includes an attack on democracy. The reactionary program sold as a ‘vision’ on the Thrive website is nothing short of a dark fantasy that would catapult us back to the 19th century with ‘voluntary’ types of social regulation; i.e., no taxes, no labor laws, no child labor laws, no environmental regulations, no Social Security, no Medicare, no public education, no civil rights, and no government programs for the people.” http://www.praxispeace.org/pdf/DL_020612.pdf
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The Libertarian Party was founded in 1971 out of a small group of disaffected Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) supporters, many of whom labeled themselves “Young Republicans” unhappy with Nixon, who later endorsed the Reagan-Bush ticket. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Goldwater; “It was widely acknowledged that Lew [Wasserman] and Jules Stein helped create Ronald Reagan.” –p2, The Last Mogul, 1998 by Dennis McDougal. Stein and Wasserman ran the global media empire known as MCA, the Music Corporation of America, sold to the Bronfmans in 1995. As an MCA contract player, Reagan’s moneymaking career got a shot in the arm as spokesman and TV host for General Electric. http://www.moldea.com/MCA.html.
MCA’s lawyer, Cyrus Vance, became Secretary of the Army under JFK just as RFK’s Justice Dept was attempting an anti-trust suit (but that off-topic subject has to wait for another day) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyrus_Vance. Suffice it to say that Libertarianism in the U.S. has the requisite marks of a military-industrial spin-off.
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Old Rothschild- and Rockefeller hands controlled the Libertarian-Communist dialectic:
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PROTOCOL No.2: “It is indispensible for our purpose that..war will thus be brought on to the economic ground…
PROTOCOL No.4: “..shocks delivered to economic life..have already created disenchanted, cold and heartless communities. Such communities will foster a strong aversion towards the higher political and towards religion. Their only guide is gain, that is Gold, which they will then erect into a veritable cult…”
PROTOCOL No.6: “At the same time we must intensively patronize trade and industry, but first and foremost, speculation..to provide a counterpoise to industry… What we want is that industry should drain off from the land both labor and capital and by means of speculation transfer into our hands all the money of the world… To complete the ruin of industry..we shall bring to the assistance of speculation the luxury which we have developed… that greedy demand for luxury which is swallowing up everything…”
PROTOCOL No.8: “We shall surround our government with a whole world of economists. That is the reason why economic sciences form the principal subject of the teaching…”
PROTOCOL No.10: “When we have accomplished our coup d’etat, we shall say…’Everything has gone terribly badly..’ …It is indispensible to trouble in all countries the people’s relations with their governments so as to utterly exhaust humanity with dissension…”
PROTOCOL No.11: “It is this which has served as the basis for our organization of Secret Masonry which is not known to..these ‘goy’ cattle…
PROTOCOL No.13: “The part played by the liberals, utopian dreamers, will be finally played out when our government is acknowledged. Till such time…we shall continue to direct their minds to all sorts of vain conceptions of fantastic theories, new and apparently progressive…”
PROTOCOL No.15: “Under our influence the execution of the laws..has been reduced to a minimum. The prestige of the law has been exploded…”
PROTOCOL No.16: “Classicism..we shall replace with the study of the program of the future… The system of bridling thought is already at work in the so-called system of teaching by Object Lessons.”
PROTOCOL No.18: “When it becomes necessary for us to strengthen the strict measures of secret defense..we shall arrange a simulation of disorders or some manifestation of discontents finding expression through the co-operation of good speakers. Round these speakers will assemble all who are sympathetic to his utterances..”
PROTOCOL No.20: “..we shall touch upon the financial program.., the crowning and the decisive point of our plans… the sum total of our actions is settled by the question of figures… They will put an end to those abuses to which we owe our mastery over [them]..but which cannot be allowed in our kingdom.”
PROTOCOL No.22: “We shall contrive to prove that we are benefactors who have restored to the rent and mangled earth the True Good and also freedom of the person..”
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 “The Harvard Economic Research Project (1948-) was an extension of World War II Operations Research. Its purpose was to discover the science of controlling an economy: at first the American economy, and then the world economy… [It] was discovered that an economy obeyed the same laws as electricity and that.. know-how developed for the electronic field could be directly applied in the study of economics… [It] follows that only..language translation and concept definition needed to be written for economics. The remainder could be gotten from standard works on mathematics and electronics…  [A]lternatives to war as economic inductors or economic flywheels are an open-ended social welfare program, or an enormous (but fruitful) open-ended Space Program…” http://www.feastofhateandfear.com/archives/quietwars.html
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“[T]he filmmakers jump the tracks of rationality… [Thrive] plays the conspiracy card. And not just any conspiracy, but the granddaddy of them all: that a handful of families control the world and plan to enslave humanity… (As the torus symbol dominates Thrive’s first section, the pyramid dominates the second.) And at the top of this alleged pyramid of evil: the Rothschilds. Not everyone watching this film will know that this argument has been around, and been discredited, for decades. Apparently the desire to find someone to blame for all the world’s problems spans generations. And the Rothschilds make a pretty good target. Are the Rothschilds very, very rich? Undoubtedly. Are the members of this family doing the work of Mother Teresa or the Dalai Lama? Mostly not. Are they all-powerful puppet-masters who secretly rule the world? Are they descended from a race of snake-people? Do they eat children? Um…no, no and no.” http://www.santacruz.com/news/2012/03/13/the_right_libertarian_agenda_at_the_heart_of_thrive
 
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“My dear brothers, never forget, when you hear the progress of enlightenment vaunted, that the devil’s best trick is to persuade you that he doesn’t exist!” – Baudelaire, 1864

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If Santa Cruzians want to battle over what to make of Thrive, right there on the Gambles’ home turf, the rest of us might step aside and take a lesson. There’s not a New Age enclave in America that isn’t feeling some pain by now. A Progressive commentator at Praxis writes, “So we and many others (including some interviewed in this film) are wondering out loud, What the bleep is actually going on?”

I’ll toss in the pitch for MIND CONTROL on the grounds that no legitimate political party seeking public endorsement would commit something to print as contemptible as the last sentence on the THRIVE Environment Solution: “Labeling of food- such as GMO’s proposed in Stage 2 (limiting government) – would no longer be mandatory or enforced by government. Rather, people would be forced to compete… In fact, GMO’s would likely be obsolete because their vendors would be continually sued for violating others and would become unable to purchase insurance...”  Nobody at Praxis seems to have noticed that some of the Thrive Solutions website pages are void of content (i.e. Science, Spirituality) so this veil gets pretty thin exposing THRIVE as a strawman for progressivism (gradualism) in the Dialectic.

Crop circles, UFOs, and alien abductions, as subjects with a long and murky past in hardcore mind control, suggests going soft doesn’t change anything –it’s still hardcore. So what are the makers of Thrive trying to prove? Is this a “mass-action social experiment”?

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1991 was a big year in crop cirles that led to the creation of an investigative expedition called Project Argus: “Briefly stated, the project’s goal was to learn if some crop circles exhibited physical effects which would be difficult..to generate by casual human activity… thanks largely to the dedicated work of Marshall Dudley and Dr.W.C. Levengood… Project Argus was a joint effort initiated mainly by two organizations, the North American Circle (NAC) and the Centre for Crop Circle Studies (CCCS)… significant contributions were made in particular by the Robert Bigelow Holding Corporation, the Fund for UFO Research and MUFON… the project formally began its fieldwork in England on July 9, 1992.” http://www.skeptictank.org/files/skeptic/circlesa.htm
   “Argus was headquartered..near the small village of Alton Barnes [Wiltshire, UK], the approximate ‘heart’ of crop circle country. From..[there] you could see one of the Valley of Pewsey’s several white horses carved in the chalk hillsides… Both Stonehenge and Avebury were but a few miles away.” http://www.scribd.com/SAB78/d/21420450-Mufon-UFO-Journal
J. Marshall Dudley –Project Argus nuclear equipment specialist, formerly with Tennelec, Oak Ridge TN (founded by Edward Fairstein):
…”I had done some radioactive analysis  [in 1991]on a number of samples from crop circles  and found that in one circle a number of inexplicable radioisotopes were present  that are not naturally occurring and had a relatively short half life. In a paper that I coauthored with Michael Chorost I  proposed that the isotopes had been created by bombardment with high energy  deuterium (heavy hydrogen) particles. Such a source of particles is not known to  exist in nature…”
   Dudley’s deception is to present a summary deemed “inexplicable”. The isotopes he measured are commercially traded substances, created with particle accelerators. Three in particular are commonly used as biological tracers: bismuth-205, yttrium-88 and vanadium-48, listed here http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=4818&page=59 . Short-lived isotopes are just what the doctors order.
   Aside from common medical-use tracers are isotopes common to laboratories. All but one of Dudley’s isotope findings can be found on this “quantity regulation” labeling list: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=246-221-300.  The last, not listed on this Washington state document, is tellurium-119m, which may not have had significant applications in industry at the time or may have restricted uses as an “energetic material”.
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Robert Bigelow, Las Vegas real estate mogul, was called the “Cosmic Landlord” by Forbes. Bigelow produces inflatable space stations for lease. “The U.S. space business had estimated revenue of $40.9 billion in 2010, according to the Aerospace Industries Association…’In ten years time the revenues will be more than double…’ Wealthy entrpreneurs are scrambling for position. Elon Musk, cofounder of PayPal, is developing new rockets and reusable spacecraft at his company SpaceX… ‘Space is not just in the realm of government anymore,’ says Peter Diamandis.” http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0627/features-robert-bigelow-aerospace-real-estate-cosmic-landlord.html
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            Laurance Rockefeller
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Eight months after Project Argus took up residence in Wiltshire, in March of 1993, Laurance Rockefeller’s lawyer began producing documents for the Rockefeller Disclosure Initiative. http://www.paradigmresearchgroup.org/Rockefeller%20Documents/Rockefeller_Initiative_Documents.htm
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In the summer of 1993, a group of CSETI advisors and military  consultants met to discuss how to best develop a reliable point of contact (POC)  to the US government.
Steven Greer:”After beginning the CSETI Project Starlight UFO/ETI disclosure effort in the summer of 1993, I was invited to a meeting at Mr. Laurance Rockefeller’s JY Ranch near Jackson Hole WY, where I met Mrs Marie (Bootsie) Galbraith. I shared with Ms. Galbraith and the others gathered there our plans regarding collecting the Best Available Evidence regarding UFOs and our plans to  provide briefings for world leaders and the public on the subject… Mrs. Galbraith indicated a keen interest in assisting with this effort.  Subsequently I provided to her, to Mr. Rockefeller and to the BSW Foundation  a full complement of our plans, strategy and an outline of the BAE, ..’Best  Available Evidence’, the concept and strategy for its use, etc.
…”Subsequently, BSW and Mrs. Galbraith hired Don Berliner and Antonio Huneus [sic] to work on writing the BAE, although Berliner was the primary paid  writer/researcher.    In the fall of 1995, some 2 years after first providing the concept, title,  strategy etc to Mrs. Galbraith et al, she mailed me a NON-COPYRIGHTED Best  Available Evidence document to be used for briefing leaders as stated above… By September of 1993 this plan was in action, and with the assistance of  a senior official at the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a meeting was set up at  Wright-Patterson Air Force Base with the top-secret Foreign Aerospace Science  and Technology Center located there… http://www.greatdreams.com/ufos/cseti.htm
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Infighting among the champions of Disclosure, however, appears to have separated the field. Some of the documentation was removed and privatized. Steven Greer took his arguments public in interviews with Hustler magazine and Art Bell (who is incidently a celebrity Libertarian, as is Flynt, dontcha know)… And so it goes backgrounding the low-hanging fruit behind THRIVE, Disclosure and ETs… Greer said, “It’s about your pocketbook, not about little green men.”
   Greer claims there are dozens of alien bodies and crash material at “an underground facility near Fort Huachuca in Arizona.” Aliens or not, Fort Huachuca’s an interesting place. In 1954, the US Army turned it into the Electronic Proving Ground.
(According to “ufowatchdog”, Greer “has always been bonkers.” http://www.ufowatchdog.com/hall_of_shame.htm )
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   One of the Libertarians’ leading lights, Harry Browne (1933-2006) put in Army time at Fort Huachuca in the mid-50s after a tour in the Marshall Islands monitoring the controversial H-bomb tests that unexpectedly spewed massive amounts of radioactive fallout. In 1996, and again in 2000, Browne was the Libertarian pick for President: “Harry Browne is best known as the author of Harry Browne’s Special Reports, an  investment newsletter published since 1974.” http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/candidates/velection/browne.shtml; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Browne
Browne did not appear on the 2000 Arizona ballot, however, as the Arizona Libertarian Party instead chose to run L. Neil Smith, whose candidacy was a protest against that of Browne.Science fiction author Smith, whose works “include the trilogy of Lando Calrissian novels”, as in STAR WARS, created the Libertarian Futurist Society’s Prometheus Award.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L._Neil_Smith
Prometheus Award winners: http://www.lfs.org/awards.htm
   The most decorated Prometheus winner, Victor Koman, runs a publishing house called KoPubCo, “publishing division of the Triplanetary Corporation” and promotes a philosophy defined by Samuel E. Konkin known as AGORISM. Konkin had another term for it too: anarcho-capitalism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Konkin
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Agora (defined): the marketplace in ancient Greece, or in Hebrew, a coin.
One can plunge into the labyrinth of Libertarian agorism by following the marketeers at Agora Inc., many of whom emulate Harry Browne by marketing investment newsletters http://webindexnet.wordpress.com (some nasty stuff in there)
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Another doubly-decorated Prometheus winner is Vernor Vinge.  At a NASA symposium in 1993, Vinge announced that “within 30 years, we will have the technological means to create super-human intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended.” http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2048138,00.html
   Vinge did not appear in THRIVE, but his colleague Barbara Marx Hubbard did, and so did several others of theirs who share in the ideas of “conscious evolution” — Marx Hubbard’s organization, Foundation for Conscious Evolution, has members in the production of THRIVE.
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Real UFOs, distinctively terrestrial in origin, are getting grassroots disclosure :  Luke Fortune’s website goes for the nutshell promoting his work on “100 years of UFO patents” featuring people like Prof. John Searl and patent holder Henry W. Wallace. www.ufohowto.com  Here Searl explains his “levity disc” and free energy generator http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQqkHA6LWYA&list=PL17552DE797FBF3C6&index=2&feature=plpp_video
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                                                      Searl levity disc
The Day Before ‘Roswell’
Albuquerque Journal, Sunday morning July 6, 1947:
The magic words ‘atomic energy’ were offered tonight [Sat.July 5] as the explanation of the baffling ‘flying saucers’ which have been sighted in increasing numbers by hundreds of persons in 32 states, but mainly in the western United States for the past week. A noted scientist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena said flatly the objects skimming throughout the skies are the results of Government experiments in ‘transmutation of atomic energy’… officials of the Atomic Energy Commission in Washington said it had no experiments involving ‘flying saucers’ under way and one of them added, ‘All we know is what we read in the papers’…Two Chicago astronomers said the discs are probably ‘man-made and radio-controlled’… Support for the Pasadena scientist’s statements came from several quarters. It appeared that the discs were definitely ‘man-made’ and not ‘space ships’ from another planet… And from Los Angeles came word that the idea of airborne ‘saucers’ is not new. Leo Bentz, once noted builder of racing autos, said he witnessed a demonstration of a saucer-like flying model back in 1928… Bentz said the inventor..was a Frenchman, George de Bay, who has since dropped out of sight…” http://www.abqjournal.com/roswell/rjpage1.htm
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So, what is Conscious Evolution?
Decades of debate and collaboration by psycho-spiritual think tanks have been asking the same question:
William Irwin Thompson: “In 1975..[we held] one of our Lindisfarne Conferences on “Conscious Evolution and the Evolution of Consciousness”. This conference developed into a hockey face-off between the Confucian mandarinism of Jonas Salk and the ecological Taoism of Gregory Bateson… When I invited Jonas, I specifically asked him not to give the same speech on ‘Epoch A and Epoch B’ that he gave at a conference we were attending in Washington D.C., and I would have everybody read his book, The Survival of the Wisest… But Jonas gave his stump speech, so I was annoyed..that we could not take it to a higher intellectual level.” [Roger Revelle, the director of Scripps Research Institute who was called upon to help direct the founding of the Salk Institute, said Jonas Salk was “not too bright”. Marx Hubbard and Jonas Salk cofounded an organization together called ‘Epoch B’, the coming age of problem-solving in line with a shared concept of “metabiology”, the manipulation and application of biological resources for human use]
   Nevertheless, writes Thompson, “After the intellectual excitement of the summer conference of 1975…a new kind of group soul was being embodied of those who expressed the spirit of what I called the new planetary culture [and] I decided to create the Lindisfarne Fellowship..[for] those around the world whose works served to help us in articulating and effecting the shift from one world civilization to another… Later..I would call the political implications of this new culture the Green Politique.
   “In 1977 I had raised..money from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund –a grant of $15,000 a year for three years– to support a scholar-in-residence program for our new facility in Manhattan, and Gregory [Bateson] was my first choice… We had acquired an abandoned Episcopal church..[where] rent was only a dollar a year for ninety-nine years… To extend our discussions into physics, technology, and culture, we decided to invite physicist David Finkelstein and the inventor Arthur Young… [in biology] Francisco Varela..[became our] second scholar-in-residence… What emerged in this imaginative landscape of Lindisfarne was a new relationship between epistemology and ecology in Gregory’s critique of “conscious purpose” and John Todd’s “Living Machines.” …we all could feel that we were in the presence of something new, not simply a new idea or theory, but a new world view. When the critique of Computationalism in the “Embodied” cognitive science of Francisco Varela was added to this world view in 1977, and then the Gaia evolutionary theory of James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis in 1981, it began to be obvious to all of us that a more human science was showing its face at Lindisfarne and that just such a science was as critical to the process of planetization as any esoteric philosophy of the past…
   And so, as the unconscious Gaia “is now the dark, polluted, global ecology in which we all dwell”, the Conscious Evolution as it is more recently described will reverse these trends and, with our help and applied ‘intelligence’, the planet will ‘awaken’ to itself and become vastly more intelligent. Or something like it. www.wildriverreview.com/Memoir/With-Gregory-Batesons-Mind/William-Irwin-Thompson
   Manfred Clynes, who coined the term ‘cyborg’, used a similar phrase called ‘participant evolution’ which seems to describe a more personalized sense of ‘conscious evolution’. http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2012/04/13/cyborgology/
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The idea of Conscious Evolution, then, impels application on the order of the Universe:
   Marx Hubbard’s essay, quoting James N. Gardner and his theory of the “Biocosm”: “The universe we inhabit is in the process of becoming pervaded with increasingly intelligent life –but not necessarily human, or even human-successor life… Our purpose is to transform it from a collection of atoms to a vast transcendent mind…
   “The universe is coming to life, purposely and in accordance with a finely-tuned cosmic Code that is the precise functional equivalent of DNA in the terrestrial biosphere. The universe is..in the process of self-assembly and self-animation, endowed with the capacity to…transmit heritable traits –the same cosmic Code…” Marx writes, “Gardner’s thesis implies ‘the emergence of trans-human intelligence as a necessary condition precedent to the task of cosmological engineering..’ In this meme, we are a vital link in this cosmic purpose. However, we are just a brief link. As Steven J. Dick of NASA says: ‘Biologically-based technological civilization is a fleeting phenomenon limited to a few thousand years, and exists in the universe in the proportion of one thousand to one billion, so that only one in a million civilizations are biological.” http://www.barbaramarxhubbard.com/site/files/Evolutionary_Synthesis_BMH_2.21.pdf
Barbara Marx and husband Earl Hubbard were co-founders of the 1970 Committee for the Future (CFF): “They proposed establishing a lunar colony…as a great utopian experiment…  The CFF’s charter clearly voiced..utopian ideals: “Earth-bound history has ended. Universal history has begun…We, the Committee for the Future, believe that a long-range goal for Mankind should be to seek and settle new worlds…” http://blog.nasm.si.edu/2010/03/24/barbara-marx-hubbard-and-the-origins-of-the-pro-space-movement-in-the-1970s/
>>>Earl Hubbard was the brother of L. Ron Hubbard of Scientology fame. For more on Marx Hubbard and Jonas Salk, who co-created an orgnization called ‘Epoch B’, see comment  #10.
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This is, like the blanks in the THRIVE Solutions pages, void of Science and Spirituality.
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“The evolution of technology development is often confused with science in the public mind.” –Ralph E. Gomory, former president of IBM and protege of Emanuel Ruben Piore, chief of the Office of Naval Research. The human implications of the technological side of the Trans-human agenda is somewhat addressed here: http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/borgification/
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The DNA-like code referred to by Gardner above is related to plasma physics, and called THE KEY in part two of Thunderbolts of the Gods http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZZKP_yiscQ&feature=relmfu; Interestingly enough, the world’s first plasma/fusion energy project is called the Joint European Torus (JET) Project, built in the UK in 1977, achieving ‘plasma’ status in 1983 and generating fusion energy in 1991. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_European_Torus; “A tokamak is a device using a magnetic field to confine a plasma in the shape of a torus.  Achieving a stable plasma equilibrium requires magnetic field lines that move around the torus in a helical shape. Such a helical field can be generated by adding a toroidal field… The word tokamak is a transliteration of the Russian word токамакhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokamak
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THE CODE of Thrive
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Foster Gamble (THRIVE): “I figured that learning how the Universe creates and sustains life would actually be quite useful. Each of these little packets of wholeness that Einstein discovered, called a quantum, is made out of its surroundings but is distinct within it, like a whirlpool in water. These packets are always the same pattern no matter what size and they are surprisingly relevant to issues as seemingly disconnected as wars in the Middle East, the global financial collapse and how to achieve justice for everyone. We’re about to explore how.
   Mathematicians call this pattern the TORUS. The energy in a torus flows in through one end, circulates around the center, exits out the other side. It’s balanced, self-regulating and always whole. I was officially introduced to the torus by scientist and inventor Arthur Young.”
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The TORUS is a model of wireless dipole radiation, view here http://www.antenna-theory.com/basics/radPattern.html; “The 3-dimensional radiation pattern in free space is a fat doughnut with the  dipole piercing its central hole.” http://ycars.org/EFRA/Module%20C/AntDip.htm
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   Arthur M. Young ( interview with Arthur Bloch): “..I didn’t tell you how spiritual Light is, did I?…I had to relearn physics and in relearning physics, I found that everything hangs on the photon. The photon is this unit of action that cannot be subdivided –you don’t have one-and-a-half actions–..it’s one thing or nothing…that’s what Planck discovered about light, that it comes in whole units, or quanta, and these quanta are very universal in their function. Everything that happens between these particles that we talk about (billiard balls..or what have you)..is in the form of photons, or Light. It’s not just communication of one atom to another, or one molecule to another –it’s the creation of particles themselves…
   So to sum it up, the photon has a very primary role. Now, why is  it spiritual –It’s spiritual because it has none of the properties that matter possesses. It doesn’t have mass; it doesn’t have charge; it doesn’t have position; it doesn’t have time. It’s outside of Time –clocks stop at the speed of light. It has no position because you couldn’t possibly locate it.  I think the most interesting thing of all about the photon is that only one person can see it…photons that one of you sees is not the same as another one sees. Only one person is seeing each photon because when you see a photon you annihilate it…[and] because they [the photons] don’t exist anymore, they’re a complete uncertainty. You couldn’t predict them. So, here’s the unpredictable and the immaterial and it’s in place Number One and is also responsible for the creation of matter and all the interchanges between matter…”
Practical applications with photons: “A maser is a device similar to a laser, which amplifies light energy by stimulating photons. The maser, rather than amplifying light energy, amplifies the lower frequency, longer wavelength microwaves and radio frequency emissions.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microwave_radiation
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   Young devised a “Theory of Process” which you can learn about here:
Comparing the Theory of Process and  Theosophy Critical parts of Arthur Young’s theory of Process, as  described in the Reflexive Universe and The Geometry of Meaning, were derived  from the Theosophical tradition. Institute founder Arthur Young will discuss  where his ideas converge and where they differ from those of Besant, Leadbeater,  Blavatsky et al.” http://sound.photosynthesis.com/Arthur_Young.html;”The fundamentally satanic nature of Blavatsky’s ‘spirituality’ is indicated by many of her own statements, such as: ‘Stand in awe of him, and sin not, speak his name with trembling.   It is Satan who is the god of our planet and the only god…. When the Church therefore, curses Satan, it curses the cosmic reflection of God.’ …Most people will find it difficult to understand, but Luciferians and Talmudic/Kabbalist Jews (often the same people) have an entirely different worldview from the rest of us.  Christian Marion Knox explains: ‘..The core religion of their belief system comes from the Cabala, a book containing mysticism, and written by a sect of the Pharisees who went into Babylon after the destruction of Jerusalem.   As a matter of fact, the holy language of the Illuminati is Hebrew…The idea was to get together 13 powerful families or bloodlines; with the Rothschilds being the most influential, to rule the world. ‘ “  –Eric Karlstrom http://www.911nwo.com/NWReligion%20Part%203.html

Kabbalah worship: The Meru Foundation is a Young-supported and inspired group that applies the Theory of Process to the Kabbalah: “The Hebrew letters are said to connect our inner wisdom with our outer knowledge… it should be no surprise that the model human hand designed by Meru Foundation,  whose two-dimensional outlines look like the Hebrew letters, is actually a  clearly defined section of a torus!” http://www.arthuryoung.com/meru.html; http://www.meru.org/

“Anodos Foundation was created in memory of Arthur M. Young in  November, 1995…[because] scientists and philosophers alike have recognized that technological advances  have propelled society beyond its capacity to comprehend and be responsible for  ‘progress’. ” http://www.arthuryoung.com/anodos.html; Anodos (Greek, “odos” means “the way”; together with prefix “an”, it means to ascend or progress upward)” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anodos

Arthur Young is the inventor of the Bell Helicopter and step-father of Michael  Paine, who worked at Bell Helicopter’s Texas plant and at whose home Lee Oswald  stayed on the night before the assassination. Oswald’s wife Marina lived at the Irving, Texas home with Michael Paine’s wife  Ruth, who visited Arthur Young and his wife, Michael’s mother, in the summer of  1963…  After visiting with Young and Michael’s mother at their  farm near Philadelphia, Ruth Paine drove to New Orleans, picked up Marina and  the alleged assassination rifle, and drove them to Irving, while Oswald went to  Mexico City. The rifle was then stored in the Paine’s garage until the day of  the assassination.If the assassination of President Kennedy was the result of a covert  operation, rather than the act of a deranged loner, then the intelligence  networks that operated in conjunction with Bell Helicopter’s military arm may  have played a role in the murder…  Michael Paine’s mother, Ruth Forbes Paine Young — who was the more important  player and has the significant associations with the CIA officials connected  with the assassination. Ruth Forbes is a close personal friend of former OSS operative Mary Bancroft,  who was Allen Dulles’ wartime mistress. Ruth Forbes also helped organize Cord  Meyer’s World Federalists and the International Peace Academy (IPA) at the UN,  both pivotal organizations involved in the U.S.-Russian-Cuban nexus that  developed around the Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis and the  assassination… Arthur Young and Ruth Forbes Paine Young are two of the most significant, yet  least known players in the assassination drama, a point that I hope to rectify  at this COPA conference.” –William Kelly  http://spot.acorn.net/jfkplace/09/fp.back_issues/13th_Issue/copa_paines.html

Kelly interviewed Arthur Young the year before his death, c1994, and wrote, “While I was talking to Young, we were interrupted by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Forbes Paine Young…  Arthur Young had explained earlier that she was in the beginning stages of [Alzheimer’s]… She sat down with us for awhile, and while I wanted her to talk about her good friend Mary Bancroft, Allen Dulles’ WWII OSS mistress, instead I asked her about her work with the World Federalists. Founded by Cord Meyer, Jr., a USMC veteran who later became a top deputy to Alan Dulles at the CIA, the World Federalists were an early attempt to support the United Nations and work towards the establishment of a world government. In its fledgling years, Ruth Forbes Paine Young held a number of charity balls to raise money for the organization, and helped it get established…  Arthur Young said that one of his wife’s most significant achievements was the establishment of the International Peace Academy (IPA) at the United Nations, which she did with the assistance of Gen. Rickie [sic], of the Indian Army…http://jfkcountercoup.blogspot.com/2009/12/arthur-young-with-model-helicopter.html; Barbara Marx Hubbard is also a leading World Federalist. As William Dean Ross wrote in 2000, “Go to websites of Barb Marx Hubbard and find the relationship between  her and The Future World Society and the World Federalist  Association that are plastered all over the “Age of Cataclysm.” She was the  founder of one and the co-founder of the other and sat as president on both.  While you are there, look at her comrades: Norman Cousins, Buckminster  Fuller, Marilyn Fergusen, Timothy Leary and Lt. Col. Jim Channon. Read their books. These people are for  putting a “chip” in you so we can have a very peaceful controlled world.” http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/sociopolitica/esp_sociopol_nwo17.htm

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November 6, 2011

JFK Conspiracy Con

                                               
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It all started for me a couple years back with this crazy little book called Dr. Mary’s Monkey. Crazy because people who read it seem to lose control of their fragile higher faculties –the kind of people that George Dubya Bush suggested need special attention: “You can fool some of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time and those are the ones we wanna concentrate on.” The author, Ed Haslam, must be taking this to heart. He wouldn’t like it if I told you “don’t buy this book!”. But it’s okay (he already doesn’t like me for poking around his territory) and really, the book’s a GAS. Slightly nauseating but trippy enough to upchuck a few wows. Ed says he spent fifteen years on his “research”. wow.
   And if you haven’t read Dr. Mary’s Monkey (or ‘DMM’ from here on) I’ve posted the basics at www.polioforever.wordpress.com/dr-marys-monkey/ . Some of the comments from people who have read the book emphasize how important they think it is, feelings that are, I’m certain, genuine. DMM is about injecting people (everybody!) with cancer.
>>>glub-glub-wow-SCARY!!
…and if that’s not enough to unnerve you, the people in New Orleans who knew about it also plotted to murder John Kennedy, or at least it looks that way. Lee Oswald –yup– Oswald was there, making injectable cancer in a secret lab at David Ferrie’s place, destined for Fidel Castro’s bloodstream and the end of Communist dictatorship in the Americas.  Dr. Mary Sherman was (allegedly) supervising Ferrie’s project until the end of her days which happened abruptly in July of 1964, the same day that the Warren Commission opened its New Orleans inquiry. Ed says Mary’s murder is his original contribution to the larger JFK thing, something he first wrote about in 1995 with a self-published book that sold a thousand copies. Then another thousand copies and after that Ed needed to be a regular guy again and focus on making a living. He was doing that rather successfully in commercial promotion (managing an ad campaign for Chrysler and such) until Oswald’s old girlfriend from 1963 turned herself in to CBS’s 60 Minutes in 1999.  Seems like she’d heard about Ed’s first book and the secret cancer lab and thought maybe she could own up to participating in the lab work. At last, huh?, relief and recognition. It must be alright now, Ed’s living. He says he was born to tell this story. Never argue about the fruition of one’s congenital burden.
So… you probably guess (from my tone) that I don’t like Ed. Actually, I love Ed. Later, I’ll tell you all the things I love about Ed –but for starters, it got me going on the JFK assassination. Ed provided a shortcut with DMM that slices through to the grander motivations of JFK’s murder by simply following up on things not said and contrasting them with his claims. And there was a lot of “Ed” besides the book to choose from –one of the especially endearing aspects being the verbal record. Audio excerpts are part of the review on the polioforever link above, so I’ll skip most of it here and get on with my alternative JFK/DMM scenario.
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According to biographer Richard Reeves, Kennedy was always concerned about distinguishing his administration’s inherited problems from those self-inflicted. Whoever followed Eisenhower was destined to be the unprecedented de facto nuclear brinksman. Some time after the Cuban Missile Crisis [Oct.1962] Kennedy said to the press, “I am haunted by the feeling that by 1970, unless we are successful [at negotiating a nuclear treaty], there may be ten nuclear powers instead of four, and by 1975, fifteen or twenty… I see the possibility in the 1970s of the President of the United States having to face a world in which fifteen or twenty or twenty-five nations may have these weapons. I regard that as the greatest possible danger…” [p477, President Kennedy, Profile of Power, R.Reeves]
   A year earlier, in September of ’61, after the Soviets had disregarded a voluntary moratorium and detonated the largest ground-based ‘atmospheric’ nuke ever designed “in meetings with scientists, he asked..about radioactive fallout. ‘Where would we be if testing had continued at the 1958 rate?’ he asked Dr. Charles Dunham, director of the Atomic Energy Commission’s Division of Biology and Medicine. ‘Civilized man would have been in trouble,’ Dunham said. ‘How does the radioactive fallout get to the earth?’ he asked his science advisor, Jerome Wiesner. ‘The clouds are washed out by rain,’ answered Wiesner. Kennedy looked out..into the garden. It was a rainy day and he asked: ‘You mean it’s in the rain out there?’ ‘Yes’ Wiesner said… Kennedy did not speak for a long time.” [pp226-227]…”Nevertheless, Kennedy had initiated and was presiding over one of the greatest military build-ups of all time… In 1961, he had explicitly challenged the Soviets into an escalating arms race, doubling the production of Polaris missile submarines…[and] signing off on one thousand new U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles, each one with a charge eighty times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped at Hiroshima..” [pp230-231] Domestically, Kennedy expected Civil Defense to prepare U.S. citizens for retaliation. “In letters to the governors of the fifty states, Kennedy wrote: ‘In simple terms, the goal is to reach for fallout protection for every American as rapidly as possible.” [p233] …”He thought that nuclear proliferation was the greatest single problem of the world in the 1960s…” [p311]
   “The United States had approximately five thousand deliverable nuclear weapons [c.1962]. U.S. intelligence estimated that the Soviets had three hundred deliverable weapons” [p375]…and Reeves’ footnote on page 376 states “As U.S. and Soviet records were released over the years…General Dimitri Volkogonov said the number of Soviet ICBMs aimed at the United States in late 1962 was actually only twenty…[and] Sergei Khrushchev, son of the late premier, also stated there were warheads on the island [of Cuba] during the 1962 crisis –a claim U.S. intelligence never could verify because aerial photography never clearly revealed storage bunkers.
   Does it raise an eyebrow on you to think that with Cuba’s history and intimacy with Americans as a Caribbean neighbor, all that U.S. intelligence had to go on were sketchy aerial photographs? Americans continued coming and going from Cuba after Castro’s coup, in fact, medical teams came several times during 1962 to administer polio vaccines, starting in February. The Cubans were getting medical help from the U.S. at the time to build up state-of-the-art infectious disease facilities. Ed Haslam’s followers might think that this is beginning to sound a bit familiar; government infectious disease labs, polio vaccines, particle accelerators and Mary Sherman’s connections to U Chicago and the Manhattan Project. The “self-evident” cause of polio and the dedicated theme of the polioforever blog is that the disease is a consequence of nuclear radiation. I passed the self-evident stage on those facts long before I read Dr. Mary’s Monkey. The professional medical characters in the book would have known it too, including Navy Commander Ed Haslam Sr. who ran the polio hospital in New Orleans.
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NUCLEAR TRAFFICK –is that what Ed Haslam/DMM is trying to bury? And what about the Cuban Missile Crisis? Did the politicians on the Hill know that sending polio vaccines to Cuba might be a signal of a nuclear operation in progress? –or were they getting psyched, and by whom?
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There are other reasons for a book like DMM to exist besides Haslam’s favorite –making an Oliver Stone-type Hollywood movie– and two of them ‘sing’ to me: 1) flushing out Oswald’s girl, Judyth Vary Baker, and bringing her existence under control and 2) perpetuating the medical frauds that support the disease continuum.
   Reality is that just about everything from the Cold War era that carries over to our time is obsolete. The big Strangelove bombs of yesteryear –gone.  Polio vaccines –unnecessary. In fact, polioviruses should have mutated out of existence. Today, the circulating polioviruses are all vaccine-derived with a possible exception of a new “wild” poliovirus on the border of Pakistan and China (to be explained). And even our ideas of the cancer-causing monkey virus (SV40) in the polio vaccines –obsolete! What we all need to know about Simian Virus 40 is that it functions as a DNA “switch” and cargo-carrier for foreign genes. Its known property as a potential off-switch for natural cellular tumor suppression is a problem of the past. The one question left to have answered is if the scientists who grew the polio vaccine viruses on monkey tissue before the distribution of Salk and Sabin vaccines knew of the transgenic value of SV40. Then, of course, one can ask if Kennedy knew about any of this….
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NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION started as an unregulated business of medicine with X-ray machines and radium, from the  introduction of efficient x-rays in 1895 and the precipitation of radium by the Curies from 1898-1903. X-ray machines served as prototypes for the next generation technology of particle accelerators, widely introduced in the 1920s. Before the existence of nuclear reactors, particle accelerators were capable of transforming stable minerals into radioactive isotopes. A specialized design of particle accelerator created by Ernest Lawrence called the ‘cyclotron’ (developed 1928-1931), for example, was used to make the first plutonium, later to become the bomb-fuel of choice as warheads were miniturized and concentrated. Any large particle accelerator of sufficiently high voltage can make bomb fuel. Between 1947 and 1950, Lawrence engineered the building of a giant linear accelerator (called a linac) near San Francisco, in Livermore, dubbed the Materials Testing Accelerator (MTA) for the express purpose of making plutonium and the hydrogen isotope tritium for thermonuclear weapons, demonstrating the capability of particle accelerators. At the center of the action in Haslam’s story is a secretly-built particle accelerator that was hidden in a government-run Infectious Disease Laboratory near downtown New Orleans. The infectious disease lab ‘front’ is one that’s been used before –the Nazis hid their nuclear reactor project in a “Virus House” too– and not because it’s a disguise, but because it’s a natural fit and had been going on in hospital and research labs for decades.
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The alternative JFK/DMM conspiracy theory accepts the premise of the of the New Orleans particle accelerator. Its existence satisfies a huge body of evidence related to the JFK assassination that would otherwise ramble homeless over the historical landscape, as it seems to have done these many long years. And appropriately crazy enough is that Ed Haslam offers no credible proof that the accelerator was even plausibly there. Ain’t it rich? Haslam trots out the anonymous witnesses, Misters “X”, “Y”, and “Z” (“X” didn’t know anything except what he heard as a rumor from “Y”, and “Z” didn’t know either Mr.”X” or Mr.”Y”). So the first thing a critic would say is, “Ed! That’s no proof of a particle accelerator in New Orleans!”. uh-huh. Exactly. No proof at all.
   But, the presence of a New Orleans accelerator is so predictable, logical, and perfectly patterned that an historian of America’s nuclear technology would demand to know why there wasn’t one if such were the case.  Hence, perhaps the secrecy, the real secrecy, that draws us into the mystery of 1963 New Orleans.
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NELSON ROCKEFELLER was the man Kennedy expected to be running against in the 1964 presidential campaign. Privately, he was having Rockefeller and the family’s foundation investigated. It’s likely that the Kennedy men learned what Ernest Lawrence knew: “if it hadn’t been for the Rockefeller Foundation, there would have been no atomic bomb.” [p219, The Molecular Vision of Life, by Lily E. Kay http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2010/11/03/molecular-vision-rockefeller-science/]   They would have learned that the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (RIMR) had an iron grip on polio research from its inception in 1901. They would have known all about Rockefeller’s role as the acting head of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in 1953 when the Salk vaccine field trials were authorized. Of course, they would have known about the Quantico sessions in 1955 when Rockefeller sponsored his ‘brain trust’ to design an offer on arms limitations that the Soviets would never accept, provoking an escalation that came to be called Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD). Rockefeller was Special Chief of Psychological Operations then. At the same time, in the 1950s, “Rockefeller took it as his mission to breathe new life into the moribund Atoms for Peace initiative. In that regard, it certainly did not hurt that he had a long-standing relationship with [Lewis] Strauss, who as a Kuhn, Loeb partner, had been one of the Rockefeller brothers’ financial advisers..” http://polioforever.wordpress.com/nelson-a-rockefeller/
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LEWIS STRAUSS, now there’s a man to watch. As a young neophyte (born 1896) he became Herbert Hoover’s assistant during World War I, operating as a liason for the U.S. Food Administration with the Joint Jewish Distribution Committee. In 1921, at age  25, he ran the busiest, and perhaps the only, polio hospital at that time in the country as its president –the Jewish Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD)–which had been founded by the New York Rothschild family and used the labs at the RIMR. Strauss resigned the hospital in 1925 and moved on to United States Navy intelligence work and a full partnership in Kuhn, Loeb & Co. The Navy later made him a Rear Admiral and Strauss made the Navy a new department, the Office of Naval Research. President Truman gave Strauss a job as commissioner on the charter Atomic Engergy Commission (AEC) in 1946 under the leadership of former Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) governor David Lilienthal. Strauss and Lilienthal had a restless power struggle in those early years of the AEC. Behind the scenes, a “Super”, thermonuclear hydrogen bomb, was on the table –there since the beginning of the Manhattan Project, which was the assumed responsibility of the Atomic Energy Commission, which was the ongoing Manhattan Engineer District (MED) by another name.
   The two men, Chief Lilienthal and Commissioner Strauss, both resigned their AEC positions in 1950 over the authorization of the Super but for opposite reasons. Lilienthal moved on to global energy consulting and Strauss resumed a private life as the Rockefeller Brothers financier. The impeccable timing of Strauss’s resignation as a commissioner, in January of 1950 on the day that the Super was official, freed him for action on his other pursuits. He had been the Super’s most ardent champion aside from the physicists Ernest Lawrence and Edward Teller.  Interests that were ostensibly ‘life-long’ for Strauss were his devotion to Israel, Judaism and “curing cancer”. In 1945, before he was an AEC commissioner, Strauss got in on the ground-floor of a few other charter institutions as a lifetime trustee  –Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and the (renamed) American Cancer Society.
   Some time in 1952, Eisenhower proffered Strauss a dream job; Chief of the Atomic Energy Commission. 1952 was the most significant year for the future of America’s nuclear weapons program. It was the year of committed thermonuclear tests in the South Pacific. It also happened to be the year of the greatest number of U.S. polio cases on record. Jonas Salk told his sponsors that he thought he finally had the ‘right’ formula for a polio vaccine, as it turned out, made from viruses grown on human cancer cells (HeLa cells) that were later proliferated in a slurry of monkey parts. Israel decided to start its nuclear program in ’52 and maybe Admiral Strauss was helping them “make the desert bloom”, as Ben Gurion would later say. A pet project of the new AEC chief was nuclear-powered water desalination and that had “Atoms for Peace” written all over it.
   Private citizen Strauss had arranged for nuclear technology transfers before: back in 1934, he got a business broker from Havana Cuba named Isbert Adam to set up a deal for a particle accelerator built by a relative of Adam’s named Arno Brasch. Brasch called his accelerator a ‘capacitron’, and by the looks of it, Brasch came over with the machine. Or maybe Brasch came after the machine but, as a researcher, it’s been very hard to get a good handle on how many physicists made it to the U.S.  in those years, 1933-1941.  For soon-to-be refugees, escaping Nazi persecution, it’s surprising how many of them moved around freely, crossing and recrossing the ocean, in and out of Germany and other places. There’s no particular public record (yet found) of where or how Strauss picked up his capacitron, but the man was very rich and had his own yacht or two. Word is, yachting was how Strauss liked to do his private business.
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 “During the 1930s, business in the Cuban capital was run directly by mafiosi with Sicilian, Corsican, Jewish or U.S. origins… Without a doubt, the most important of all the mafiosi in Cuba was.. Meyer Lansky… Originally named Maier Suchowijansky… from the 1930s until the end of 1958, no significant political event or big business deal occurred in Cuba without his involvement…

   “Firstly, at the start of the 1930s, there was an accelerated penetration of the Cuban economy by financial groups controlled by the Rockefeller family (in its two branches, headed by John and William). The Rockefellers used a banking and commercial complex of great magnitude (Citibank, Chase National Bank, and the later Chase Manhattan) to reinforce imperial domination… Other groups included the Americanized German Schroeder Bank and the Sullivan & Cromwell financial complex, in which brothers John and Allen Dulles were prominent. All had sinister origins… Cuba had become one of the most important centers of international crime.” [quoting Enrique Cirules, here http://polioforever.wordpress.com/dr-marys-monkey/jfk-assassination/ ]
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THERMONUCLEAR WEAPONS, or H-bombs, and the arms race were a foregone conclusion, probably determined back in the 1920s. The fission bombs made for the original MED were just a stage, a stage in the development of a fission-triggered fusion process that scientists hoped to makeover into controllable “free energy”.  As far as anybody who knew anything about it was concerned, the Russians were technically way ahead. Only six people in the U.S. were in on the Top Secret knowledge that the Soviets had blown off a thermonuclear device in 1950. Robert LeBaron, the Pentagon liason with the AEC, told the authors of Energy and Conflict (1976) that he wasn’t sure if it was 1950 or 1951, but the polio statistics in Canada support the claim of 1950. Canadian polio statistics are not the only thing –the Western Shoshone who watch over the Nevada Test Site also say that thermonuclear fallout streamed over the northwest in 1950. They believe an accidental detonation off British Columbia was the cause. Whatever the cause or source, just a handful of people ever knew it; President Truman, Dean Acheson, Robert LeBaron and the rest go unnamed. It would be hard to believe that Lewis Strauss was not among them. Fallout detection was his professional specialty.
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KENNEDY TOOK OFFICE knowing where the future nuclear trouble spots would be. On the cusp of his January ’61 inauguration an Eisenhower transition team answered a question “about atomic weapons in other countries. ‘Israel and India,’ [Christian] Herter replied. The Israelis had a nuclear reactor capable of producing ninety kilograms of weapons-quality plutonium by 1963. [Herter] advised Kennedy to demand inspection and control before there were atomic bombs in the Middle East.” [p32, President Kennedy, R.Reeves] But  Kennedy’s presidential inheritance was already a full plate and piling up fast. Eisenhower told him, “..’there is one point on which I would oppose you strongly– the seating of Communist China in the U.N. and bilateral recognition.’ That took care of that. Kennedy thought it was stupid not to have diplomatic relations with the Communist government in China. But relations with Eisenhower were a more compelling concern.” [p33] Eisenhower was a popular president and “the new President was determined never to cross his predecessor…[Eisenhower’s] public disapproval would be devastating.” [p33]
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   “The CIA and America’s other intelligence agencies…knew little of what the Chinese were doing or had done in the atomic field. China was, former OSI chief Karl Weber recalled, ‘a real mystery…big, really foreign, hard to get a handle on.’…and by 1960 China was actively engaged, without Soviet assistance, in constructing its first generation of atomic facilities.” [p143, Spying On The Bomb, Jeffrey Richelson] “A June 1961 report produced for the Joint Chiefs of Staff concluded that Chinese ‘attainmment of a nuclear capability will have a marked impact on the security posture of the United States and the Free World, particularly in Asia.’ A few months later, George McGhee, the State Department’s director of policy planning..suggested to secretary of state Dean Rusk that one way to reduce the psychological impact of a Chinese bomb was to encourage, and perhaps even assist, India to develop a bomb. India’s atomic energy program, McGhee informed his boss, was sufficiently advanced so that within a few months it could produce enough fissionable material for an atomic device… McGhee’s scheme found uneven support at the State Department…” [pp144-145, Richelson]
   Without saying too much more about the spread of nuclear weapons, the India example should make it clear that by Kennedy’s time the nuclear paradigm had shifted, metamorphically turning (bad) global proliferation into (good) global politics. And at politics, Kennedy was an ace. Richard Reeves summed up JFK this way: “John Kennedy was considered a pretty cool fellow, the most detached and rational of politicians.” [p33, President Kennedy] From a lifetime of political preparedness, fourteen years in Congress and an ease that came with an insider’s position, Kennedy’s supporters and enemies alike knew him. He was reliably attached to projecting a public image of presidential strength and power equal to the prestige of the United States.
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Cutting to the chase, ‘good’ proliferation was going to rebalance the world according to the rules of diplomacy. The bad kind, spectacularly demonstrated by the Cuban Missile Crisis, was a desperate invitation for formal prohibition (and very good politics). “Most Americans had forgotten, the most knowledgeable among them choosing to forget, that it was Khrushchev who had first proposed negotiations on a test ban, in February 1955. This was after the discovery that the fallout from an American test in March 1954– not the bomb but the radioactive debris carried in the atmosphere– had killed or maimed Japanese fishermen and islanders hundreds of miles from the test site…” [p121, President Kennedy] No one writing library books mentions that the prophylactic for fallout –the polio vaccine– was then in its final phase of predetermined evaluation, about to be publicly administered during Operation Teapot (Nevada Test Site, Feb-May 1955). For once, it looked like the Americans really were ahead with an antidote in hand, and for a while at least, vaccine diplomacy was the new face of  ‘good’ proliferation. After the calculated and failed arms negotiations of ’55, an olive branch went out to the Soviets to co-develop a polio vaccine with Albert Sabin.  http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/vaccine-diplomacy/
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Now this is where Dr. Mary’s Monkey and I seriously start parting company.
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POLIO HISTORY GIVES AWAY THE NUCLEAR GAME, which is why there really isn’t any in DMM.  I’d compare the content of polio history in DMM to anchovies on a pizza– you can see it there and the whole thing tastes fishy but if you take it out and put it in a bowl there’s not enough to satisfy a kitty-cat. The complaint is pretty much the same: “You mean I paid extra for that?!”
Pizza, what a racket. But ya know, the kids love it and it’s great party food. And this is something I love about Ed.
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DEEP BACKGROUND is what all JFK assassination researchers are looking for. Virtually every angle that looks reasonably or remotely related to the assassination scheme has been presented and explained. We oughtta be just about done with this, dontcha think? JFK and his brother crossed the wrong people –LBJ, the CFR, the Rockefellers, the Mob, etc. The Kennedys made a few verbotten power grabs, their unpopularity caught up with them and they had it coming. Right? Time to put this overly ripe and mature conspiracy to bed.
   But who would think that the Kennedys did EXACTLY what was expected of them? Who would guess that JFK’s murder was planned long before his presidency? Pre-Crime is such an abhorent idea to Americans that we still treat it like science fiction even though it’s the foundation of every conspiracy. What if we looked at JFK’s election-to-execution like a lab experiment and suppose the objectives of the experiment were perfectly met? Let’s say the Limited Test Ban treaty was the most desirable outcome and work down the list of lesser outcomes. We have to account for the trajectory of an unremarkable congressman advancing to an improbable candidate and then an unpopular president to satisfy the requisite unleashing of natural forces. We have to ensure the survival of the mechanism long enough to reach the goal and provide conditions that won’t self-destruct before the end of the demonstration. And at the end of the demonstration, we have to manage the lesser outcomes in case they turn disadvantageous to the objectives, possibly in perpetuity. Nuclear material is the only stuff I can think of that needs perpetual management. The ongoing secrecy of JFK’s death must be covering the kind of proliferation I barely named –traffick, the worst kind– as the illicit and organized movement of products and services.
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REFRAMING THE EVENTS to fit a nuclear scheme turns the Assassination clock back to 1952. This follows an important sequence of events during 1951 meant to guarantee American hegemony. The problems of the United States achieving nuclear superiority were, and always were, physical survivability for U.S. citizens. Polio became a front-burner issue in 1951– the fallout vaccine, which didn’t yet exist, made a first run with gamma globulin (for passive immunity) in a predictable hot zone by the Great Salt Lake during the second Nevada Test Site series (called Buster-Jangle). Kennedy made his Senate bid, H-bombs attained a breakthrough, Israel started their weapons program, and even Mary Sherman made a move in 1952.
   Qualifiers for Kennedy’s preselection, to meet the requirements of our lab experiment, unfolded over the next years as if on cue.  He was a natural force.  JFK’s ascent displayed his potential as a teachable man and Old Joe had enough irons-in-the-fire to protect his family ambitions. When it came time to face-off with the Soviets, Kennedy looked like his own authority: Rockefeller men surrounded him, and yet he had an actionable conscience that signaled the Russians of his capacity for independence. They could work with this man.
   The Israelis, on the other hand, could not. Reeves (author of President Kennedy) notes their basic status on January 19, 1961 and never mentions Israel again but they were also beneficiaries in the 1955 round of Atoms for Peace, acquiring an American-made research reactor (Soreq) in the spirit of Nelson Rockefeller’s promotion that any nation wanting one should have it.  After the earlier Lavon Affair, it had to be the point of no return. Americans, as far as I know, did not openly help the Israeli nuclear program after Soreq. The legitimacy of Israel’s development then came from the French but by 1960 the relationship was fraught with uncertainty and delays. Jeffrey Richelson writes, “In 1960, after the departure of [France’s] pro-Israeli atomic energy minister Jacques Soustelle, French foreign minister Maurice Couve de Murville made three demands, conveyed via the Israeli ambassador. Israel was to publicly acknowledge the existence of the Negev [Dimona] project, declare that the reactor was to be used for peaceful purposes, and permit international inspections. Unless Israel complied, France would refuse to supply the natural uranium needed to fuel the reactor. Accepting the French demands, particularly for international inspections, would threaten the plan to produce fissile material for atomic bombs.”[p241, Spying On The Bomb]
   The Israelis were not waiting on the French any more than they historically waited on the British. Nuclear power was already theirs, an entitlement by virtue of its creation as reverentially Jewish. In the 1920s, Einstein publicly predicted their days of national struggle when statehood would bind them to playing by the rules. It was a warning to prepare. Insurance on Israel’s “right to exist” was, and always was, predicated on their mastery of traffick.
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PRESERVING OUR IGNORANCE about radiation-caused polio has been an essential ingredient in keeping a fuller account of the JFK assassination at bay. Knowing it makes a few more chapters in the story just open up, like magic.  There’s no such thing as a fallout vaccine but there must have been immense pressure to sell this idea and smooth the atomic trade. A fallout vaccine, if it existed, would have to prevent cancer. There would have to be some cancer antigen in there, if it existed, huh?  Salk and Sabin had what any aspiring world power could want: a twofer –such a deal! Let’s play thermonuclear war!!
   And this is something I love about Ed. He’s working hard for our ignorance. He could have left out the references to polio and still fascinated his audience with Oswald and Mary and Ferrie. Judyth Vary Baker too, of course, the only living member of the all-dead cast. He might have had a problem though, getting interest out to the general public. So DMM is about cancer. It’s about AIDS. It’s about stacking as many riders on his horse as the traffick will allow. He says himself, “the JFK thing is kinda incidental to the book”.
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Make no mistake. The polio vaccine in Cuba before the Missile Crisis was a psy-op pitching for prohibition to the benefit of traffickers, which does not exclude the possibility that weapons-grade bomb fuel was moving in the island. Obviously, there is a lot more story here.
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Articles previously posted on the subject of DMM:
 Assassination By Cancer (premise of the book ’Dr. Mary’s Monkey’)
 Particle Accelerator 101 (questioning ‘Dr. Mary’s Monkey’)
 Dr. Mary’s Flunky
 Why Were Monkey Viruses in Polio Vaccines?
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The medical science involved in this story is (and will be) carried on in The Disease Continuum http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2011/12/07/the-disease-continuum/
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 ABE FEINBERG
“Abraham Feinberg (1908-1998) is best known lobbying for the state of Israel and organizing Harry S Truman’s “whistle-stop” fundraising tour that saved his 1948 presidential campaign from certain ruin.  Feinberg’s obituary hints at a role trafficking arms to Jewish fighters in Palestine.  As founder of Americans for Haganah and Foundry Associates, Inc., Feinberg was deeply involved in the Haganah arms smuggling network in the United States.  More recently, authors such as Anver Cohen and Michael Karpin document in the book “Israel and the Bomb” and “The Bomb in the Basement” Feinberg’s role in undermining US nuclear nonproliferation policy.  On October 31, 1958 Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion noted in his diary a conversation “he had with Abraham Feinberg, a wealthy Jewish businessman and major Democratic fund-raiser” to raise funds for Israel’s nuclear weapons program among “benedictors” in the United States.  A few years later, President John F. Kennedy fought for biannual international inspections of Dimona and verifiable Israeli assurances that it was not a nuclear weapons production facility.  In 1960 Feinberg funded the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) as it mounted US disinformation campaigns about Israel’s nuclear weapons program.  JFK’s assassination in 1963 marked the gradual end of inspections and the US nonproliferation drive toward Israel.http://irmep.org/ILA/Feinberg/default.asp
1952 FBI memo on Feinberg
“Feinberg has been in contact with Colonel Ephraim Ben-Arazi, former Israeli Military Attaché to the United States; Theodore H. Kollek, Israeli Minister in Washington; Reuben Shiloah [founder of Mossad], personal advisor to the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs; Nahum Bernstein, Secretary of Israel Speaks.  All of these individuals are known to have been active in the Israeli Intelligence Service… He [Feinberg] was in personal contact with Chaim Weizmann, first President of Israel, when Weizmann visited the United States in April 1949 and on other occasions.  Feinberg has been in personal contact with Ben-Gurion, Prime Minister of Israel, when he visited the United States.  These contacts with Israeli officials continue up to the present time.. “
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DEWEY D. STONE
“Dewey Stone smuggled arms to the Haganah, underwrote Israel’s cutting-edge Weizmann Institute and outfitted a ship to carry Holocaust survivors to Palestine. Yet this larger-than-life hero is virtually unknown by history… For decades, before May 14, 1948 and during those early years when the fledgling nation struggled to deflect attacks from all sides, this behinds-the-scenes hero – who made his fortune in fabrics coatings — helped to arm, strengthen and educate the Jewish forces with his own funds and with the untold millions he raised… So it’s not surprising he was a key player in the drama of the doomed voyage of the Exodus 1947. The Weston Trading Company, with Stone listed as sole stockholder, was a front used to ship supplies and refugees past American inspectors…The story of Exodus 1947 was soon news around the globe, garnering sympathy for the cause of a Jewish state. 
…In 1952, Stone also emerged as an early and vocal supporter of  young Congressional candidate, John F. Kennedy, who had a handicap when it came to the Jewish community. No one could forget the pro-Hitler comments his father Joseph P. Kennedy had made as ambassador to England during the war. But Stone believed the young Kennedy when he argued he shared none of his father’s Nazi sympathies, and contributed to JFK’s campaign, introducing him to Jewish voters and remaining close until Kennedy’s assassination in 1963.” http://www.cjp.org/page.aspx?id=175275
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Stone and Feinberg were both Chairmen of the Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science; Stone its founding chairman from 1949 to 1971, followed by Feinberg from 1972 to 1976. The terms of both chairmen overlapped the Weizmann presidency by (polio scientist) Albert B. Sabin, 1970-1972. Extensive work on the SV40 monkey virus went on in Israel under Sabin’s term at the Weizmann. http://www.weizmann.ac.il/homepage/pages/pastofficers.shtml 
                                                           
PART TWO looks at uranium for the Manhattan Project, the dealers Sengier and Pregel, Meyer Lansky in New York and Robert Kennedy’s 1948 role as a mouthpiece for Israel:
 
 
 

September 11, 2011

Anthrax, Ten Years After

Filed under: anthrax,police state,Psychological War — jenniferlake @ 1:47 am
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In the spring of 2010, I put together a blog of news and commentary, scraped together from what had been published in the news about the anthrax attacks. It didn’t take long to find contradictions and inconsistencies but it took weeks and months of scouring the sources to pull out a narrative about what did and did not happen, and after all that there was still less than half a story– just enough to say with certainty that the first victim in five deaths could not have been contaminated at his Florida tabloid office by an anthrax letter. There was enough evidence to say that none of the next four fatalities had plausibly traceable infections either. Survivors each had anomalous details of time and place in their individual accounts that made the sequence of events impossible. The executive staff at the Florida tabloid were allowed to come and go in hazmat suits and do their own cleanup at the “crime scene” before the FBI started their investigation 10 months later. The contaminated letters that the government took into custody, it turns out, could not have been the source of lethal infections, and these are just a few of the problems.
   The missing half of the “Amerithrax” picture, which leaves only an impression that the biological attacks were calculated murders, hovers like a phantom over the memorials of September 11. If you turn and look for it, nothing is there. The propaganda about anthrax from Iraq, with Colin Powell holding up his little vial of powder, also seems to have vanished with it.  Bruce Ivins, the ‘lone nut’ who suicided the day before his official indictment (in 2008, while under surveillance), was posthumously declared guilty. Case closed. No public memorials for the anthrax victims. Nothing sexy here. Flush it all down the memory hole. Who wants to be reminded of how dirtied we felt by the uncontrolled spread of disease and mental filth after the shock of watching the towers fall again? Not me.
–but this is not really about that.
   I learned from 9-11 and the anthrax attack how easily the public can be hoaxed –how willingly we take the word of authority in times of confusion, even if that authority is the ‘because I said so’ kind making claims to analyses and logic. What I saw was the whole 2001 anthrax story running desperately short on information and because of the anthrax attacks, lawmakers were hustled around in Washington during those critical days of passing the Patriot Act and a phony link was forged between Iraq and the hijackers. Because of anthrax, airports are shoving people through bodily x-rays. Because of anthrax, biological reality is divorcing medical expedients and becoming a way of life.
   In a speculative moment of comprehension, I’d say the anthrax attacks were the largest and longest case of hearsay ever broadcast over the national media. There was no perp video, no audio, no testimony about credible threats. Just the slow, rumor-ridden dropping of The Other Shoe. Bad things must come in twos.
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According to the CDC final report,  “22 cases of anthrax (11 inhalational, 11 cutaneous) were identified.. in..seven states” http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/8/10/02-0353_article.htm
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The half-story is still hanging at www.thirdring.wordpress.com . If I can find the time, I’ll amend this post with a review.

June 25, 2011

Shiga-boom Shiga-boom

Shiga toxin-producing (Stx) O104:H4 killer E.coli strain:
Blame Japan
“A private biotechnology company used their DNA scanning algorithms to determine that E.coli O104 has genomic signatures specific [to]..previously found..strains of the 1996 outbreak in Sakai City, Japan… 103 pieces among the nearly one million genome fragments of the E.coli O104 are also present in phages of enterohemorrhagic E.coli isolated in 1996 in Japan… Orion Integrated Biosciences Inc. has developed this capability to scan unknown DNA fragments and point to their most likely source. The company is funded by the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and the National Institutes of Health to apply this technology for biodefense purposes.” http://www.orionbiosciences.com/news/ORION-PR-June-05-11.pdf
…back in 1996…
“The Japanese..learned the hard way, 15 years ago, when that health-conscious society was gripped by what may be history’s worst outbreak of E.coli O157:H7. The epidemic sickened thousands, most of them children, and killed at least 12. It also showed critical weaknesses in Japan’s public health system –problems that the government spent years trying to correct. Up to that time, E.coli O157:H7 was virtually unknown in Japan… That all changed in mid-July when health officials in Sakai City, a major port city with a population near a million, received reports… Within a week, thousands were ill, hundreds hospitalized, some with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), requiring kidney dialysis. And some were dying… Meanwhile, the epidemic seemed to be expanding… It was terrible timing. A few years earlier, Japan’s booming economy collapsed. Then, in 1995, an earthquake flattened the city of Kobe, not far from Sakai City. A few months later, terrorists [Aum Shinrikyo ‘yoga’ cult] released deadly sarin gas… Eventually the outbreak sickened at least 9,441 people…” http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/01/sprouts-and-historys-worst-outbreak/ A study paper published in 2002 reports the number of infection cases as 17,877: http://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/full/46/11/3478
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But there’s always more to the story. Food Safety News missed reporting on the more unique features of Japan’s 1996 outbreak, which was documented as 22 separate outbreaks between May and October (there were a total of 7 E.coli outbreaks in the previous five years): “In July..a large outbreak of exclusively Stx-1 producingE.coli 0118:H2 occurred in a junior highschool in Komatsu city. This appears to be the first report in the world of clinical infection caused by this organism… 241 [students and staff] were symptomatic… Although Stx-producing E.coli was not isolated from the samples of food and water, it was isolated from a dipper… No subjects developed infection at 11 other schools that had served the same..foods… the source of the primary infection was not identified..” One month after that another type of E.coli, O26:H11, that also anomalously produced only the Stx-1 variant of shiga-toxin (again a world’s first), caused a small outbreak. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/103/1/e2.full
Evidently, something very unusual was going on.
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Stx1 is now a promising treatment for breast cancer: [2009] “The high specificity and apoptosis-inducing properties of verotoxin-1 indicates that the toxin potentially may be used for treatment of  Gb3-expressing breast cancer….Gb3 expression was detected in the vascular endothelial cells of..tumor specimens…” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2650710/ >>>Gb3 is the glycolipid cell-surface receptor for Stx.
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    What does not seem to have been recorded in the huge wave of Japan’s pathogenic E.coli that year was the presence of O104 E.coli.  The earliest mention of an outbreak of an O104 strain anywhere that turns up in the literature happened in Montana:  “During February-March 1994…Eleven confirmed and seven suspected case-patients were identified..” with a “rare serotype E.coli O104:H21 that produced Shiga-like toxin II” (Stx2-like, or SLTII) http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm4427.pdf
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News from June 23 put the E.coli toll in Germany at 3,533; 39 deaths, 810 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and 2, 684 less acute cases. http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jun/23/news/la-heb-ecoli-strain-pathogen-20110623; a same day report notes 5 confirmed cases in the U.S. of a “matching strain” and one suspected case resulting in death. The five were recent visitors to Germany: http://www.ecoliblog.com/e-coli-outbreaks/german-e-coli-outbreak-linked-to-massachusetts-michigan-wisconsin-north-carolina-and-arizona/ [updated June 30 to over 4,200 cases, 50 deaths, 898 HUS]
Something in the air?
“There seems to be little or no published work on the inhalation toxicity of Shiga toxin. However, there are often indirect effects on the lungs when the toxin is taken in as a food contaminant.” http://www.cbwinfo.com/Biological/Toxins/Verotox.html; “E.coli can grow in the air, using oxygen as a terminal electron acceptor..” http://www.ecoliblog.com/e-coli-watch/what-is-e-coli-1/
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 “Ricin and Shiga toxin share a unique mode of action, causing irreversible damage to host ribosomal RNA. Our understanding of how these bioterror agents cause tissue damage is incomplete… the mechanism(s) by which these signal transduction pathways are stimulated will be assessed using Shiga toxin mutants and isolated Shiga toxin subunits.” [grant award to Tufts Medical Center by U.S. Dept of HHS] http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?projectnumber=5R01AI059509-04
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   Food and water are always the assumed vectors for E.coli contamination but if lung ‘effects’ from ingestion of the more toxic (HUS-causing) particle, Stx2, are indistinguishable from inhaled Shiga toxin then the Lords of the Air could whip up another perfect storm and blame it on ‘behavior’. The data on Stx (shiga-toxin) inhalation is currently similar to, and perhaps less than, the knowledge-ceiling of anthrax before the post 9-11 attack, given that no aerosol attack of Stx2 has ever happened before. At least no registered terror groups have ever launched a shiga toxin attack, but in case they do…well, the establishment looks almost prepared. Real time experience with countermeasures afforded by this new opportunity should be a good lesson, after all, the outbreak is erupting under the watchful eye of major defense contractors.
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The new O104 strain is “not new” according to the CDC and “There is no reason to think that this strain was modified intentionally… The combination of Shiga toxin and enteroaggregative features has been seen before; 1) in E.coli O104 identified in Europe and Asia in the last decade, and 2) in a different strain of E.coli that caused a small outbreak in Europe in the 1990s. While this combination is uncommon, it is not new.” http://www.cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/ecoli_o157h7/index.html#difference
   How new does new have to be? Toxic E.coli is new and became a reportable pathogen in 1982. Speculation about its emergence suggests it may have appeared in the 1950s. Looking at the volume of studies and papers on toxic E.coli generated at Harvard, for example, proves just how new the science is. There is nothing before 1997 and presumably no public funding either. Students and staff just don’t work on ‘unimportant’ diseases. http://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/profiles/profile/concept/Escherichia+coli+O157
To wit : [2001] “Shiga toxin-producing E.coli (STEC) such as E.coli O157:H7 are important emerging pathogens in the United States… The genes encoding these potent toxins are present on viral particles known as bacteriophages… treating them with certain antibiotics leads to an increase in toxin expression. The antibiotics also lead to increased movement of the viruses…” http://www.reeis.usda.gov/web/crisprojectpages/192539.html; that’s called a bacterial “SOS” response, and a warning not to self-medicate with antibiotics –read the Colloidal Silver post too;  natural garlic ‘allicin’ has shown to be effective against shiga toxin bacteria.
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Current CDC estimates for Stx-producing E.coli infections in the U.S. stand at 186,000 cases annually http://www.marlerblog.com/lawyer-oped/non-o157-e-coli-in-beef—how-does-fsis-justify-it/; up from approx. 110,000 annually a decade ago.
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Where did  Shiga toxin come from?
   It was first isolated from an E.coli-like bacterium in 1896 Japan, and named Shigella for its discoverer, Kiyoshi Shiga. Four types of Shigella bacteria, all causes of dysentery (Shigellosis), have been characterized: Shigella dysenteriae, Shigella flexneri, Shigella boydii and Shigella sonnei, the most complex of which is Shigella flexneri, isolated by Simon Flexner c.1900 in the Philippines. Among the four types, S.flexneri toxin induced neurological damage and most often led to kidney failure and death. Flexner soon became the founding director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (RIMR) in New York. http://polioforever.wordpress.com/the-rockefeller-institute/
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The shiga toxin that is spreading in E.coli nowadays is carried by the lambda** phage, a viral particle and the most particularly interesting-to-science component of E.coli bacteria that has opened the secrets of genetic transference. Lambda phage was discovered by Esther Zimmer Lederberg, the wife of Joshua Lederberg, in 1950. http://www.estherlederberg.com/LambdaP.html
**”Lambda..is the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet…related to..the Cyrillic letter ‘El’..  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambda
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 …”If the devil were to work overtime in a plot to confound scientists in their quest for a causative agent to a serious disease of unknown origin, it is doubtful whether he could have come up with anything better than the phage…”
 Head I        Head II
Joshua Lederberg, a Rockefeller University president and National Science administrator, is cited in this blog as the editor of a collected genetics publication about mutation: http://jenniferlake.wordpress.com/2009/08/11/mutation/ ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joshua_Lederberg  In 1946, Joshua Lederberg codiscovered bacterial conjugation, the process credited to transferring Shiga toxins to E.coli.  He was also the principal coordinator of the first “artificial intelligence” project applied to chemobiology – the mid-60s DENDRAL super-computer at Stanford which set the groundwork for current Nano-Cogno-Bio-Information systems that plot “beyond conception” formulas for artificial life creation. Lederberg styled himself as an exobiologist. http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/BB/Views/Exhibit/narrative/ai.html
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“From 1979 to the present, Lederberg has been a Trustee of the Sackler Medical School at Tel-Aviv University, and, since 1990, has been a Beverly Sackler Foundation Scholar at Rockefeller University. In 1994, he headed the Defense Department Task Force on Persian Gulf War Health Effects, “which concludes that there is insufficient epidemiological evidence for a coherent Gulf War
Syndrome.” http://www.smokershistory.com/Lederber.htm
“..as chairman of the..Task Force on Persian Gulf War Health Effects.. Lederberg was also on the board of directors of the American Type Culture Collection, or ATCC…[that] made 70 government-approved shipments of anthrax..to Iraqi scientists..” http://chss.montclair.edu/english/furr/pol/lederber.html
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Bacteriophage lambda has been used as a host vector for [the] generation of genomic..libraries for quite some time; ..generated primarily because of the phage particles’ ability to efficiency infect bacteria in vitro [lab dish]. Some research workers prefer to use the original lambda as a vector while others..like to propagate the gene fragments in a cosmid vector.” http://www.biocompare.com/Articles/ProductReview/867/Packagene-Lambda-DNA-Packaging-System-From-Promega.html
   The link below is a patent that promises a lambda vector system that can deliver recombinant DNA into the mitochondria of mammalian cells http://www.freepatentsonline.com/7741112.html; the lambda “taxi” can be virtually stripped of its own genetic material and used to import any select package of genes to almost any cell of choice, including genes that code for specific “receptors” to a range of viruses. These techniques offer the treatment paradigm of “virotherapy”, where viruses deliver genetic ‘correction’ to targeted cells.
    For a long time, antibiotics served as “tracers” in recombination studies by inducing resistance in the objects of study which could thrive and be isolated from cultures that were otherwise poisoned by an antibiotic– thus, not only do cellular entities accumulate antibiotic resistance as a type of mutation, but so do their interchangeable parts,  compounding their antibiotic-resistance profiles. For example, a citation from a Finnish study covering infections reported 1990 to 2000 notes E.coli “sensitivity to 12 antimicrobial agents.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/PMC88246 .  State-of-the-art recombination genetics is readily taking up “marker” protein genes like the green fluorescent protein (gfp) from jellyfish, ostensibly as a safer alternative and infinitely fascinating as another paradigm in transgenetics. Still, antibiotics are very useful genetic expression ‘promoters’ and continue to be used in bioengineering.
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The toxin-making parts of lambda-bearing genomes have all been isolated and described but scientists have yet to realize the fullness of biochemical conditions that cause the toxin genes to turn on and ‘express’. They do know that “the bacteriophage life cycle is the dominant, if not the only, important factor involved in stx2 expression.” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/PMC95105   Why would (some) scientists want to turn on the deadly shiga toxin-producing mechanism of the genes? There are reasons far beyond the call of medicine. Genetic engineers have very sophisticated needs in their search for knowledge and limited technologies and resources with which to explore them. I imagine there’s nothing quite as effective as handing a major public health threat over to a technically advanced society in order to get some help. The shiga toxin components of genes have enormously useful properties in the genetics industry.
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   Here’s a thought about weaponeering: “The [Stx] protein is robust, stable, relatively easy to manufacture and has been the subject of intense research over many years…This [body of] information..may also be used to develop novel variants of greater effectiveness. The protein does not act through the skin, and effective protection can probably be obtained with a gas mask with activated charcoal filters.” http://www.cbwinfo.com/Biological/Toxins/Verotox.html
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E.coli research has been a long-standing field of study. ..”The bacterium Escherichia coli is truly the workhorse of biology. Originally isolated in 1922 from a diphtheria patient, the strain of E.coli [completely and recently] sequenced  was used in 1945 in the discovery of spontaneous gene transfer. The strain, known as K-12, was universally adopted for fundamental work in biochemistry, genetics and physiology…E.coli is not the first bacterial genome to be sequenced, but with more than 4.6 million bases, it is the largest and possibly most important… The K-12 strain of E.coli is not pathogenic but closely related strains are toxic.” http://accessexcellence.org/WN/SUA11/ecoli997.php .  Mentioned earlier in “Transgenic Round-up”, recombinant DNA techniques were perfected by the 1970s with E.coli. See the work of Paul Berg and Maxine Singer.
   In the last decade E.coli research has opened a biotechnology platform for wholly new ‘life’ creations with artificial amino acids:
[2001] “Expanding the Genetic Code of Escherichia coli” [from the Scripps Research Institute laboratory of Peter Schultz and Salk Institute fellow Lei Wang] http://www.sciencemag.org/content/292/5516/498.abstract
“..We have evolved [a bioactive agent]..that makes possible the in vivo incorporation of [an artificial synthetic amino acid] into proteins in Escherichia coli… This unnatural amino acid was incorporated with high translational efficiency and fidelity.” http://www.ncbi.nlm.gov/pmc/articles/PMC123203/
“Augmenting proteins with unnatural amino acids could make existing proteins more potent in their actions, or even endow them with entirely new properties that might be useful for industry or medicine. Dr. Schultz’s [E.coli] bacteria, for example, look and act entirely like normal creatures until they are placed in contact with a certain sort of poison. Then, because they are producing an unnatural protein, they survive while all the others die.” http://www.economist.com/node/987697?story_id=987697
“..multiple unnatural amino acids can be added to the genetic code of a single modified organism.”  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/05/040512040149.htm
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   Raising the ‘possibilities of meaning’ in E.coli outbreaks occurring after 2004, when the ‘new amino’ insertion techniques became a commodious reality, deserve special attention. Two considerations come to mind; that the E.coli are stealthily vectoring artificial genes and the shiga toxin subunits are installing genetic controls: one vector with multi-use potential. It will take months and years for published study material on the current outbreak strain to make it into the public sphere, even then, the likelihood that new amino acids are factored into standard tests is slim-to-none. For the time being, only the upper echelon labs will have the capacity to identify the rogue material. General researchers fully understand that mutant strains present unknowns which can remain unknown or evade definition for years. If such a probability exists at present, it’s a secret experiment that will bear fruit for its instigators who have in their labs a description of ideal-sounding binary bioweapons. The close structural relationship and gene-swapping properties of E.coli and related “homologous” phage is a biological SureThing, spreading naturally wherever it is
introduced (albeit slowly unless unnaturally assisted).  Stx-producing enterohemorrhagic E.coli (STEC) is also a sure thing– sure to drive victims to seek emergency medical care. There’s going to be lots of samples, lots of DNA, and probable new toxic mutants.
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“Physicians know not to prescribe antibiotics for O157 infections because the sudden killing of the bacteria can release HUS[hemolytic uremic syndrome]-inducing and potentially deadly amounts of Shiga toxin… that fact could have created one major problem in the early development of the [May 2011] outbreak: It is likely that German hospitals were only screening the first enterohemorrhagic E.coli symptoms for O157 and not O104, which no one would have suspected… ‘In this case, [said Jorge Giron], because it wasn’t O157, the physicians might have thought it was okay to give antibiotics, not knowing that O104 would produce the Shiga toxin… This potential misunderstanding over antibiotics might at least partially explain the high rate of HUS among the ill’ ” http://www.lavidalocavore.org/diary/4763/o104h4-may-change-how-we-deal-with-e-coli >>It might because somehow the unprecedented rate of HUS needs explaining. Previous toxic E.coli outbreaks have produced a rate of HUS around 3-6%, now trending upwards to 10%.  But just as likely to happen only moreso among skilled physicians who know they don’t have O157 on their hands is to give no antibiotics and allow the normally self-limiting infection to run its course– this is especially plausible with adult patients who subsequently made up the majority cases of HUS.  The 1996 Komatsu Japan Stx1 school outbreak (non-O157), linked above, is an example of infected patients receiving no antibiotics (approx. half) and resolving their infections equally well and sometimes better. Mr. Giron’s suggestion just doesn’t fly. The more I look at the German “Egyptian sprout” outbreak, the stranger it gets in comparison to other documented outbreaks. I’m considering the cofactor with radioactive fallout based on past anthrax episodes as an opportune moment-in-time, so I’ve set up a link with microbe-hunting results and I’m adding in the accumulating news.
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Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a severe, life-threatening complication of an E.coli..infection that was first described in 1955… The Shiga toxin triggers a complex cascade of changes in the blood..and there is disruption of the inherent clot-breaking mechanisms… About ten percent of individuals with [toxic] E.coli..infections (mostly young children) goes on to develop Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.” http://www.marlerblog.com/legal-cases/three-suffering-kidney-failure-hus-from-alabama-e-coli-poisoning/; “The principle organ affected in STEC-mediated HUS is the kidney… The severity of renal injury varies in degree from urinary abnormalities such as hematuria and proteinuria to acute renal failure… The second most important organ affected in the disease is the brain… more serious cerebral complications, including seizures, cortical blindness, and thrombotic strokes, occur in 5 to 10% of patients… A similar percentage of patients may develop life-threatening cardiopulmonary sequelae, including adult [acute] respiratory distress syndrome [ARDS], congestive heart failure and myocarditis. The occurrance of neurological and cardiovascular complications is associated with more severe STEC-induced HUS and a higher risk of mortality during the acute illness. Other organs that are frequently involved in STEC-induced HUS are the endocrine and exocrine pancreas, liver, gall bladder, gastrointestinal tract, and skin. It is evident that STEC-induced HUS is a systemic illness potentially affecting every organ throughout the body.http://cmr.asm.org/cgi/content/full/17/4/926
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“…the outbreak originating in Germany shows 87% of those hit by the disease were women over the age of 20… the German outbreak..displayed ‘several intriguing microbiological characteristics’ and ‘several novel epidemiological and clinical features’..[that] ‘differed remarkably’ from previously described STEC/VTEC infections… Among the ‘completely unexpected’ features was the development of severe neurological symptoms in half of patients within 3 to 10 days of being admitted to hospital..” http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/kfojidqlsney/rss2/
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                                                No treatment for humans — vaccines for cows
More information about Shiga toxin E. coli, Alexion* Pharmaceuticals Inc. (et.al.) and the bioweapon potential of Stx is here  http://citizen2009.wordpress.com/e-coli/ (page in progress) and keep this in mind:
“Biotechnology now allows us to genetically engineer animals so that they produce proteins that are human pharmaceuticals. For certain drugs that are difficult to produce using existing methods or are needed in large quantities, production in GE animals offers the most efficient and practical solution. In the case of fighting infectious diseases, GE animal-made antibodies can be produced from animals that have had the human antibody genes transferred to them. These animals can then be vaccinated against human diseases and antibodies can be collected from their blood and used for treating diseases in humans. For example, antibodies can treat infections that are resistant to antibiotics.” http://www.bio.org/foodag/animals/GE_An_Pharm_0908.pdf
“On March 13, 2009, the USDA granted a conditional license for a new tool in the battle against foodborne illness –a vaccine for cows to prevent infection with E.coli bacteria… Cattle themselves do not experience illness from the bacteria. ” http://www.dmaonline.org/CE/food_protection/2009_05.shtml
>>>cattle immunity to STEC  no longer seems to be true –another significant round of ‘firsts’ in 1996 involves cattle infections.
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   Alexion Antibody Technologies was invited to give Congress a very exclusive pitch for Project BioShield funds in 2003, before approval of the program, and now the German health authorities have approved of Alexion running clinical drug trials on the latest E.coli victims. Alexion is giving away an ultra-expensive drug in exchange for access to patients.
*The nuclear power company UniStar bought Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ property in 2007; http://maryland.realestaterama.com/2007/12/19/unistar-properties-defies-slow-real-estate-market-with-purchase-of-311-million-bioscience-facility-ID041.html; does the relationship get cozier? “Arch Chemicals” also shares the site. There must be some advantage in having “the world’s largest owner and operator of nuclear energy facilities” as a landlord. http://unistarnuclear.com/; UniStar was taken over in 2010 by Electricite de France (EdF). “Both EdF and Areva are backed by the French state.” http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/C_EdF_takes_control_of_Unistar_2710101.html
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[Feb 2011] Alexion Chairman Max Link sold 47,367 shares, valued at $95 per share… “he retains 92,898 shares… Dr. Link has been the company chairman since December 2002..[and was] formerly CEO of Corange, the parent company of Boehringer Mannheim Therapeutics..[also] formerly the Chairman and CEO of Sandoz Pharma, Ltd.”…”Ann M. Veneman was appointed to Alexion’s Board..previously she served as Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)”..[from 2005-2010, after resigning her GWBush appointment as Secretary of Agriculture]
http://newyork.citybizlist.com/18/2011/2/25/Chairman-Max-Link-Sells-4.5M-in-Alexion-Shares–cbl.aspx;
Dr. Max Link also became Chairman of Protein Design Labs Inc.[Fremont,CA] in 2004, when the developer of antibody drugs accrued major revenues from products like Avastin (licensed to Roche subsidiary Genentech): “Avastin is a recombinant humanized monoclonal IgG1 antibody..of mouse origin..produced in a Chinese hamster ovary..” approved in 2004 for colorectal cancer treatment. http://www.discoverymedicine.com/Benjamin-Yang/2009/06/17/drug-profile-avastin
 “Ms. Veneman’s training and experience as a corporate lawyer for agribusiness do not qualify her for the substantial task of leading the agency most responsible for the rights of children worldwide. There is no evidence in her tenure as U.S. secretary of agriculture, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, or deputy undersecretary for international affairs of the USDA of her interest in the world’s children or their health and well-being.” http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Ann_Veneman
   In addition to Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Veneman joined the Board of Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage producer: “Veneman took the post despite pleas from nutrition advocates who urged her not to lend her imprimatur to the company’s marketing of breast milk substitutes” http://www.newsok.com/ex-unicef-head-joins-nestle-board-despite-protests/article/feed/250068?custom_click=pod_headline_europe; the best preventive to Stx-producing E.coli in children is, naturally, breast milk. In Europe and the U.S., 1971 marked an all-time-low in breast-feeding when only 1% of new mothers chose to persist in natural feeding past their ‘hospital stay’. The successful War on Milk rages on…
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                                                                Deadlier Threshold for Stx
Researchers recently learned that Stx genes multiply exponentially faster than their E.coli hosts:
 [2007] “Demonstration of the ability of [ Stx phage] to form multiple lysogens has two potentially serious impacts. First, multiple integrated prophages will drive the evolution of bacterial pathogens as novel Stx-phages emerge following intracellular mutation/recombination events. Second, multiple copies of the Stx gene may lead to an increase in toxin production and consequently increased virulence…. there is considerable scope for Stx integration directed by as yet uncharacterized factors… Clearly, the occurence of multiple lysogens in a single host [cell] is likely to enhance the evolution and dissemination of bacteriophage-encoded genes throughout bacterial populations, with particular applied relevance for Stx-phages responsible for increasing the pathogenic potential of Escherichia coli hosts.”  http://mic.sgmjournals.org/content/153/12/4098.full
SHIGA-BOOM!
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