Saturday, August 31, 2013
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Associated Press: An Arizona family plans to give medical marijuana to their 5-year-old son to treat his seizures caused by a genetic brain defect.
Zander Welton had his first seizure when he was 9 months old and now has them weekly.
His parents, who live in Mesa, say the cortical dysplasia, coupled with autism, keeps Zander from any real form of communication. He squeals and grunts, and on occasion, will bring them a cup to indicate that he’s thirsty, but otherwise doesn’t use hand gestures or form words.
After hearing about some disabled kids thriving thanks to medical marijuana, Jacob and Jennifer Welton have started the process of making Zander a legal cardholder.
The Weltons hope to start giving their son the marijuana oil drops by next week, using a syringe to pinpoint the exact dosage that works.
“If this finally works for Zander and I finally get to meet who he is, that would be amazing.
Because I don’t know who he is. He’s just a little boy that’s trapped in this craziness,” Jennifer Welton told Phoenix TV station KNXV.
The Weltons have two other sons and Zander is the second oldest. He’s undergone two brain surgeries, a third surgery for shock therapy and has been administered a series of trial and error prescription drugs.
His latest prescription made minor improvements with his seizures, but Jennifer Welton said the medication made her son more combative.
Zander’s mobility also is limited and he often reverts back to crawling after a bad seizure.
For medical marijuana treatments, the Weltons need two doctors to sign off on it. The caregiver also needs to be approved for a medical marijuana caregiver’s card and that person has to live with the recipient.
The couple connected with a naturopathic doctor and started the process to administer legal pot, learning Tuesday that their applications have been approved.
Medical marijuana isn’t covered by insurance. The state currently picks up the $5,000 a month tab for Zander’s prescriptions.
The CBD oil will cost about $300 a week out-of-pocket. The Weltons have been reaching out to friends and family for donations.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
No one who favors the law wants to be bound by it…
NationalReview.com – By Mark Steyn:
On his radio show the other day, Hugh Hewitt caught me by surprise and asked me about running for the United States Senate from New Hampshire. My various consultants, pollsters, PACs, and exploratory committees haven’t fine-tuned every detail of my platform just yet, but I can say this without a doubt: I will not vote for any “comprehensive” bill, whether on immigration, health care, or anything else. “Comprehensive” today is a euphemism for interminably long, poorly drafted, and entirely unread — not just by the people’s representatives but by our robed rulers, too (how many of those Supreme Court justices actually plowed through every page of Obamacare when its “constitutionality” came before them?). The 1862 Homestead Act, which is genuinely comprehensive, is two handwritten pages in clear English. “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” is 500 times as long, is not about patients or care, and neither protects the former nor makes the latter affordable.
So what is it about? On Wednesday, the Nevada AFL-CIO passed a resolution declaring that “the unintended consequences of the ACA will lead to the destruction of the 40-hour work week.” That’s quite an accomplishment for a “health” “care” “reform” law. But the poor old union heavies who so supported Obamacare are now reduced to bleating that they should be entitled to the same opt-outs secured by big business and congressional staffers. It’s a very strange law whose only defining characteristic is that no one who favors it wants to be bound by it.
Meanwhile, on the very same day as the AFL-CIO was predicting the death of the 40-hour week, the University of Virginia announced plans to boot working spouses off its health plan beginning January 1 because the Affordable Care Act has made it unaffordable: It’s projected to add $7.3 million dollars to the university’s bill in 2014 alone.
As Nancy Pelosi famously said, “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what’s in it.” But the problem with “comprehensive” legislation is that, when everything’s in it, nothing’s in it. The Affordable Care Act means whatever President Obama says it means on any particular day of the week. Whether it applies to you this year, next year, or not at all depends on the whim of the sovereign, and whether your CEO golfs with him on Martha’s Vineyard. A few weeks back, the president unilaterally suspended the law’s employer mandate. Under the U.S. Constitution, he doesn’t have the power to do this, but judging from the American people’s massive shrug of indifference he might as well unilaterally suspend the Constitution, too. Obamacare is not a law, in the sense that all persons are equal before it, but a hierarchy of privilege; for example, senators value their emir-sized entourages and don’t want them to quit, so it is necessary to provide the flunkies who negotiated and drafted the Affordable Care Act an exemption from the legislation they imposed on the citizenry. Once again, the opt-out is not legal. As the Wall Street Journal trenchantly observed, “OPM has no authority to pay for insurance plans that lack FEHBP contracts, nor does the Affordable Care Act permit either exchange contributions or a unilateral bump in Congressional pay in return for less overall compensation.”
OPM has no authority to pay for plans that lack FEHBP? Who knew?
Despite being the presumptive next senator from New Hampshire, I am in fact an immigrant, and, although I do my best to assimilate, I never feel more foreign than when discussing health care reform… “health” “care” “reform”.
Across the planet, my readers from Tajikistan to Tuvalu are wondering: Is an OPM a new kind of procedure? Is it the latest high-tech stent or prosthetic? But, no. Nothing in the health-care debate is anything to do with medicine or surgery, only with OPMs and FEHBP and the death of full-time employment.
What does your employer or (for the discarded husbands of the University of Virginia’s Women’s Studies Department) your spouse’s employer have to do with health care? For most of modern history, your health care was a matter between you and your doctor. Since World War II, in much of the developed world, it’s been between you, your doctor, and your government. In America, it’s now between you, your doctor, your government, your insurer, your employer, your insurer’s outsourced health-care-administration-services company . . . Anybody else? Oh, let’s not forget Lois Lerner’s IRS, which, in the biggest expansion of the agency in the post-war era, has hired 16,500 new agents to determine whether your hernia merits an audit.
All third-party systems are crappy and inefficient. But socialized health care has at least the great clarifying simplicity of equality of crappiness: liberté, égalité, merde. It requires a perverse genius to construct a “health” “care” “reform” that destroys everything from religious liberty to full-time employment, while requiring multitudes of new tax collectors and other bureaucrats and ever fewer doctors and nurses. The parallel public/private systems of Continental Europe cost about 10 percent of GDP. The Obamacare monstrosity blends all the worst aspects of a private system (bureaucracy, restricted access, co-pays) with all the worst aspects of a government system (bureaucracy, restricted access, IRS agents) and sucks up twice as much GDP, ever less of which is spent on “health care” and ever more on the intervening layers of third, fourth, fifth, and sixth parties.
But, as the AFL-CIO’s resolution emphasizes, that hardly begins to state the distorting effects of Obamacare. In my part of the world, a common employment profile is for the husband to have his own one-man business, doing construction all summer and snowplowing all winter, while the missus does an administrative job with the school district or some other government or quasi-government racket in order to get health coverage. In my experience, most of the people who do the latter don’t terribly enjoy it: They take the job mostly for the health care. So it’s un-American, in the sense that it requires them to sacrifice the pursuit of happiness for the certainty of low-deductible plans.
But it also has a broader destabilizing effect: As I noted a couple of weeks ago, at the low end, about 40 percent of Americans now do minimal-skilled service jobs — the ones that, in the wake of Obamacare, are becoming neither full-time nor part-time but kinda-sorta two-thirds-time in order not to impose health-insurance obligations on the employer. In the middle, a similar number of Americans are diverted into those paper-shuffling jobs that do provide health benefits — say, in the “human resources” department of the bureaucracy; the kind of job in which you pass the time calling someone in Idaho to say you need them to fill in a W-9 before you can send them a 1099, or vice versa. And, at the top end, privileged Americans spend six-figure sums acquiring college degrees that admit them to an homogenized elite that tells itself Obamacare makes perfect sense for everyone except them. The U.S. economy can never recover until more of its real “human resources” are engaged in genuine wealth creation. Yet Obamacare instead incentivizes the diversion of more and more manpower into the Republic of Paperwork.
The cynical among us have always assumed Obamacare was set up to be so unworkable a grateful populace would embrace any 2016 Democrat promising single-payer health care. The way things are going the entire system may collapse first. If any Republicans are trying to devise a health system that doesn’t involve employers, the IRS, and paperwork without end, they’re keeping awfully quiet about it.
Obamacare Becoming Boehnercare? - On The Record… Pull the Plug on Obamacare Rally – Group Demands Speaker Defund Health Care Law [Pictures]
Below are pictures from the “Pull the Plug on Obamacare” rally that took place in Troy, OH on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013.
By Marion Algier - AskMarion - h/t to MJ for photos
Hundreds attended this event to respectfully tell Speaker John Boehner to do the people’s will and defund Obamacare.
- Real Clear Politics average polling shows Obamacare is now opposed by a margin of 51% against to 39% in favor (link).
- Voters in Ohio spoke loudly against the federal government takeover of healthcare by passing the Healthcare Freedom Amendment (HFA) in 2011. The HFA won with 66% of the vote and passed in all of Ohio’s 88 counties.
- As a check and balance to protect America from tyranny, the founders gave the House of Representatives (or the “People’s House”) control of the purse strings of our nation.
- The House Speaker controls the “gavel” and the “calendar.” This means he decides who can speak and what bills may be scheduled for a vote. It is fully within John Boehner’s power not to allow ANY bills to the House floor that include money for Obamacare.
- In September, the House will hold a vote to fund our government. They will either include money to fund the implementation of Obamacare or they will pass a resolution without such funding.
Rally Pictures and video…
Marching to Speaker Boehner’s office.
Panorama of march to Speaker Boehner’s office
At Speaker Boehner’s office.
Event organizer Janet Porter from Faith 2 Action leading rally attendees in prayer.
Rally crowd during presentations from speakers.
Doc Thompson of The Blaze.
The Blaze photographer.
Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell.
Ohio Liberty Coalition President Ted Stevenot
Pro Obamacare attendees.
The Regime is launching an ObamaCare video contest designed to encourage low info drones to sign up for ObamaCare. The Dept of Health and Human Service is offering cash prizes to cultists who create the best propaganda videos.
The administration will partner with Young Invincibles, a non-profit youth issues organization, to run the contest, with the goal of reaching those younger Americans who are skeptical of the need for health coverage.
Participants will be encouraged to submit three different types of videos advertising the benefits of the exchanges: a song, an animated short, or a video designed to convince viewers that they aren’t invincible. Using funds from the Affordable Care Act’s education and outreach budget, HHS will award $3,000 each to the creators of the three most popular and persuasive videos, while second and third place winners will get $2,500 each.
Via Daily Mail:
A liberal organization tapped Monday to manage a new federal government-sponsored video contest aimed at encouraging young Americans to embrace Obamacare is run by ACORN’s former top lobbyist, MailOnline can reveal.
ACORN, the once-mighty Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, crumbled in 2010 just months after a video sting operation showed its employees advising activists posing as a pimp and prostitute on how to evade federal taxes and hide crimes including human trafficking and prostitution.
Congress voted officially to defund it shortly thereafter.
The far-left ACORN was also dogged for years by allegations – some proven, others not – that its street-level organizers engaged in widespread voter registration fraud.
In its heyday, ACORN’s legislative agenda was managed by Deepak Bhargava, an Indian-born community organizer. Bhargava left ACORN in 2002 after holding the top government affairs position there for 10 years. He is now executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Community Change.
In 2013 that organization sponsored a new youth outreach arm called Young Invincibles, which announced a partnership on Monday with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Bhargava’s group, Center for Community Change has partnered with the Obama administration to sponsor the video contest.
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, who was among the most vocal Republicans during the 2010 battle over ACORN’s federal funding, told MailOnline that the White House is risking a public backlash with its choice of partnerships.
‘The fact that the Obama administration is putting a senior staffer of the now defunct and notoriously corrupt ACORN in charge of giving away cash to bribe young Americans into accepting Obamacare is cause for grave concern,’ Gosar said.
‘This new effort goes to show that the Obama administration will go to questionable lengths to force the American people into government run healthcare.’
Let’s take a little trip down Memory Lane because it should be remembered that in 2008 the Obama Campaign paid ACORN over $800,000 for so-called “advance work.”
A specific, month by month account of money paid by the Obama campaign to the ACORN front organization, Citizens Services, Inc. for those fraudulent “advance service”, taken from FEC reports and totaling $832,598.29 since Feb, 2008, can be found here.
Barack Obama has a long and colorful history of denying his embarrassing, radical leftwing associations, until he can no longer maintain the façade. At which point, he jettisons whatever or whoever has caused the embarrassment and MovesOn.
Indeed, at his now defunct Fight the Smears site (the precursor to Obama’s creepyAuthoritarian “Attack-Watch” and “Truth Team”), Obama denied his embarrassing association with ACORN. (Fight the Smears was pure propaganda, by the way – it put out half truths and outright lies in order to provide his willing accomplices in the media a cover story to defend Obama with whenever his political opponents dug up damaging information about him – which happened a lot because there is just so much dirt in his background.)
Look how the campaign of the future president went after Ken Blackwell, a private citizen because he dared to bring to light the truth about Obama’s extensive dealings with the now disgraced ACORN.
Discredited Republican voter-suppression guru Ken Blackwell is attacking Barack Obama with naked lies about his supposed connection to ACORN.
• Fact: Barack was never an ACORN community organizer.
• Fact: Barack was never an ACORN trainer and never worked for ACORN in any other capacity.
• Fact: ACORN was not part of Project Vote, the successful voter registration drive Barack ran in 1992.
In his capacity as an attorney, Barack represented ACORN in a successful lawsuit alongside the U.S. Department of Justice against the state of Illinois to force state compliance with a federal voting access law. For his work helping enforce the law, called “Motor Voter,” Barack received the IVI-IPO Legal Eagle Award in 1995. (For more about Barack’s career, check out our Obama bio.)
Ken Blackwell is best known today for disenfranchising Democratic voters in his dual role as Ohio Secretary of State and chair of George Bush’s Ohio campaign in 2004. To see him shed crocodile tears for the integrity of the vote while making accusations about Barack and ACORN with absolutely no basis in fact is disturbing.
Blackwell’s attacks against ACORN and community organizers continue a vile Republican pattern of mockery and viciousness against this noble profession. Community organizers are the very individuals Republicans should be celebrating for helping people to help themselves rather than depending on the government.
•Fact: Everything the Obama campaign said back there was a lie.
For some reason – it never occurred to the MSM that this tendency of the Obama campaign to dish out dishonest propaganda and viciously attack Obama’s political enemies, was an unhealthy thing for the country that they should have been exposing. For some reason, they just went along with the lies – and most continue to run interference for him to this day.
*Fact: Yes, Barack was a community organizer with ACORN.
Stanley Kurtz, researched Obama’s ties to ACORN and pointed us to these news sources:
Several community organizers and Altgeld Gardens tenants confirmed Johnson was working on asbestos but said Obama organized residents to act. “He got people to vote with their feet” on the issue, organizer Madeleine Talbot said. At the time, Talbot worked at the social action group ACORN and initially considered Obama a competitor. But she became so impressed with his work that she invited him to help train her staff.
Obama’s own website:
When Obama met with ACORN leaders in November, he reminded them of his history with ACORN and his beginnings in Illinois as a Project Vote organizer, a nonprofit focused on voter rights and education. Senator Obama said, “I come out of a grassroots organizing background. That’s what I did for three and half years before I went to law school. That’s the reason I moved to Chicago was to organize. So this is something that I know personally, the work you do, the importance of it. I’ve been fighting alongside ACORN on issues you care about my entire career. Even before I was an elected official, when I ran Project Vote voter registration drive in Illinois, ACORN was smack dab in the middle of it, and we appreciate your work.”
And that ever fruitful Chicago Reader article about Obama from December 1995:
Another strong supporter of Obama’s work–as an organizer, as a lawyer, and now as a candidate–is Madeline Talbott, lead organizer of the feisty ACORN community organization, a group that’s a thorn in the side of most elected officials. “I can’t repeat what most ACORN members think and say about politicians. But Barack has proven himself among our members. He is committed to organizing, to building a democracy. Above all else, he is a good listener, and we accept and respect him as a kindred spirit, a fellow organizer.”
Obama continues his organizing work largely through classes for future leaders identified by ACORN and the Centers for New Horizons on the south side.
Was the Chicago Reader lying? Is the Chicago reader a racist organization?
Some more damning articles about Obama’s Acorn related activities have been scrubbed from the archives of the journal, Social Policy.
*Fact: Barack was an ACORN trainer who conducted ‘Leadership Classes’ - says ACORN:
Obama started building the base years before. For instance, ACORN noticed him when he was organizing on the far south side of the city with the Developing Communities Project. He was a very good organizer. When he returned from law school, we asked him to help us with a lawsuit to challenge the state of Illinois’ refusal to abide by the National Voting Rights Act, also known as motor voter. Allied only with the state of Mississippi, Illinois had been refusing to allow mass-based voter registration according to the new law. Obama took the case, known as ACORN vs. Edgar (the name of the Republican governor at the time) and we won. Obama then went on to run a voter registration project with Project VOTE in 1992 that made it possible for Carol Moseley Braun to win the Senate that year. Project VOTE delivered 50,000 newly registered voters in that campaign (ACORN delivered about 5000 of them).
Since then, we have invited Obama to our leadership training sessions to run the session on power every year, and, as a result, many of our newly developing leaders got to know him before he ever ran for office. Thus, it was natural for many of us to be active volunteers in his first campaign for State Senate and then his failed bid for U.S. Congress in 1996. By the time he ran for U.S. Senate, we were old friends. And along about early March, we started to see that the African-American community had made its move: when Sen. Obama’s name was mentioned at our Southside Summit meeting with 700 people in attendance from three southside communities, the crowd went crazy. With about a week to go before the election, it was very clear how the African-American community would vote. But would they vote in high enough numbers?
It seemed to us that what Obama needed in the March primary was what we always work to deliver anyway: increased turnout in our ACORN communities. ACORN is active on the south and west sides of Chicago, in the south suburbs and on the east side of Springfield, the state capital. Most of the turf where we organize in is African American, with a growing Latino presence in Chicago’s Little Village and the suburbs.
The ACORN “family of organizations” includes a “variety of other supports for direct organizing and issue campaigns”, such as Project Vote and the Living Wage Resource Center. ACORN Community Labor Organizing Center is also an affiliation of ACORN.
Stanley Kurtz asked in the Fall of 2008, ”how does Barack Obama explain his denials of a link to Acorn in light of the evidence? Shouldn’t the press be asking him about this?”
Five years later it must be asked how anyone – given Obama’s long history of lying to the American people – would believe any of the BS he’s peddling now to sell Obamacare? And shouldn’t the American media (instead of the British Daily Mail) be breaking stories like this one?
Time to put an end to special privileges for government officials … and their friends
RPV Chairman Pat Mullins Responds to ‘ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion in Virginia’ – A Susan Stimpson Email
Virginia Right: There is an email from Susan Stimpson the former Republican Candidate for Lt. Governor in Virginia circulating concerning the Republican’s plan to expand the ObamaCare Medicaid program in the Commonwealth. My fellow blogger Sandy Sanders covered this story today here.
We all remember the deal the Republicans made in the last session to get Democrats to go along with the Transportation Tax increase pushed by Governor McDonnell and the Republicans. At the time, it was reported that Republicans agreed to set up a commission on the Medicaid expansion that would actually be empowered to expand Medicaid under the ObamaCare program. Many believed that this was a first move towards that goal.
Susan Stimpson believes that agreement is about to come to fruition despite many Republicans words to the contrary and she sent out an email this morning urging citizens to call the Republican Party of Virginia and express their concerns to Chairman Pat Mullins.
Apparently, the calls are coming in as requested by Stimpson, however, Mullins says that he and Speaker Howell are against the expansion.
According to Chairman Mullins:
“ObamaCare is an expensive, unaffordable train wreck that threatens to bring everything that’s wrong with the federal government into our health care system. I have said repeatedly that expanding Medicaid in Virginia is a terrible idea. It threatens to create a massive new unfunded liability for the Commonwealth that would at the same time put hundreds of thousands of Virginians into a system that people in both parties know is badly broken. Speaker Howell has been rock solid on this issue, and I commend him for his leadership. Just this weekend he told our state central committee that Medicaid expansion in Virginia is not going to happen. I stand with Speaker Howell in opposition to the expansion of Medicaid under ObamaCare and I call on all members of the General Assembly to do likewise.”
The letter below from Stimpson enumerates the names and numbers of State Legislators that Stimpson asked Virginian’s to contact that are involved with this “super committee”. While I understand Speaker Howell and Pat Mullins claim that they don’t want to expand Medicaid, it is hard to deny the record of various government “super-committees” – remember sequestration?
Republicans have a trust issue in Virginia – especially with the Conservative wing of the party. Denials of intent are well and good but the creation of this committee in and of itself should give Virginians cause for concern. The Republicans controlled the House, Senate and Governor’s Office and we still got a huge tax increase and a super committee that places the pockets of Virginians in even deeper jeopardy.
And despite the denials of impending Medicaid expansion, most of us are still not reassured that ObamaCare will not be coming to a Medicaid Expansion Center near you.
The full letter from Susan Stimpson is published below for reference.
Fellow Virginia Republican,
Remember earlier this year when Governor McDonnell and the Republican leadership in the General Assembly cut a deal with Senate Democrats — leaving Obamacare expansion on the table in return for the votes Republicans needed to pass the largest tax increase in Virginia history?
Republican leaders told us it was just a good will gesture necessary to broker a compromise (massive tax increase) and that expanding Medicaid, a key component of Obamacare, would never happen. Governor McDonnell claimed the budget language was a “firewall” to expansion. The commission isn’t a firewall, it’s a torch.
Instead of keeping their constitutional responsibility to ensure Obamacare expansion would never become reality, legislators abdicated to a super committee of five senators, five delegates and two “experts”. The decision rests with these 10 legislators. Republican leaders claim this will save money in future years and lessen the devastating fiscal impact of such an expansion.
While conservatives in Washington are attempting to draw a line in the sand by trying to defund Obamacare, and the full effects of this disastrous law begin to become clear, what are Virginia Republicans doing?
This week Governor McDonnell said “If they say ‘done,’ Medicaid expansion goes into place.”
And listen to Republican Senator Emmett Hanger, a member of the commission and proponent of Medicaid/Obamacare expansion, bragging about the Obama administration being close to accepting proposed reforms: “I’d say we are a little more than halfway there.”
Of course what our Republican leaders don’t seem to recognize is that once any entitlement is created or expanded, it is almost impossible to reverse. If they don’t have the guts to fight expanding its implementation, do you really believe they would ever end it? And the Obama administration will make whatever concessions necessary in the short term to achieve their goal; Obamacare in every state. Liberals never give up, and they will see the erosion and elimination of reforms. Obamacare expansion will be a budget buster for Virginia leading to more massive tax increases.
But if recent history is any indication, they don’t care. Didn’t they take note of the last election where two longtime incumbents were ousted because of their vote to raise taxes on a transportation bill that doesn’t even address roads?
When I ran for Lieutenant Governor I spoke out when no one else would against the GOP-led tax increase. And I am warning you now that Republican leaders are on the precipice of expanding Medicaid and Obamacare in Virginia. It’s happening right before our eyes. For more detail, read this blog post by RPV State Central member Steve Albertson.
I urge you to call Pat Mullins and demand he denounce this move towards Obamacare expansion. And call the individual members of the Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission and urge them not to expand Obamacare. Call your own delegate and senator.
The majority of Americans and Virginians disapprove Obamacare. They know it is already wreaking havoc on our own healthcare, on our small businesses and our families. If you agree with me, please contact our GOP leaders and the members of the commission. Let’s fight this together.
P.S.: It’s time for our Republican leaders in Virginia to stand for the principles of our creed. If we can’t trust them to fight Obamacare expansion in Virginia, can we trust anything they say?
Chairman Pat Mullins – (804) 780-0111
Delegate R. Steven Landes – Capitol: (804) 698-1025 District: (540) 255-5335
Delegate Beverly J. Sherwood – Capitol: (804) 698-1029 District: (540) 667-8947
Delegate John M. O’Bannon, III – Capitol: (804) 698-1073 District: (804) 282-8640
Delegate James P. Massie, III – Capitol: (804) 698-1072 District: (804) 377-0100
Above is a scene from Star Trek in which Evil Spock performs a 'Vulcan mind meld' on McCoy. Scientists said Tuesday they have achieved the first human-to-human mind meld, with one researcher sending a brain signal via the Internet
U.S. scientist operates colleague's brain from across campus
TorontoSun: NEW YORK - Scientists said Tuesday they have achieved the first human-to-human mind meld, with one researcher sending a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motion of a colleague sitting across the Seattle campus of the University of Washington.
The feat is less a conceptual advance than another step in the years-long progress that researchers have made toward brain-computer interfaces, in which electrical signals generated from one brain are translated by a computer into commands that can move a mechanical arm or a computer cursor - or, in more and more studies, can affect another brain.
Much of the research has been aimed at helping paralyzed patients regain some power of movement, but bioethicists have raised concerns about more controversial uses.
In February, for instance, scientists led by Duke University Medical Center’s Miguel Nicolelis used electronic sensors to capture the thoughts of a rat in a lab in Brazil and sent via Internet to the brain of a rat in the United States. The second rat received the thoughts of the first, mimicking its behavior. And electrical activity in the brain of a monkey at Duke, in North Carolina, was recently sent via the Internet, controlling a robot arm in Japan.
That raised dystopian visions of battalions of animal soldiers - or even human ones - whose brains are remotely controlled by others. Some of Duke’s brain-computer research, though not this study, received funding from the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or DARPA.
FINGERING A KEYBOARD
For the new study, funded by the U.S. Army Research Office and other non-military federal agencies, UW professor of computer science and engineering Rajesh Rao, who has studied brain-computer interfaces for more than a decade, sat in his lab on Aug. 12 wearing a cap with electrodes hooked up to an electroencephalography machine, which reads electrical activity in the brain.
He looked at a computer screen and played a simple video game but only mentally. At one point, he imagined moving his right hand to fire a cannon, making sure not to actually move his hand.
The EEG electrodes picked up the brain signals of the “fire cannon!” thought and transmitted them to the other side of the UW campus.
There, Andrea Stocco of UW’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences was wearing a purple swim cap with a device, called a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) coil, placed directly over his left motor cortex, which controls the right hand’s movement.
When the move-right-hand signal arrived from Rao, Stocco involuntarily moved his right index finger to push the space bar on the keyboard in front of him, as if firing the cannon. He said the feeling of his hand moving involuntarily was like that of a nervous tic.
“It was both exciting and eerie to watch an imagined action from my brain get translated into actual action by another brain,” Rao said.
Other experts suggested the feat was not particularly impressive. It’s possible to capture one of the few easy-to-recognize EEG signals and send “a simple shock ... into the other investigator’s head,” said Andrew Schwartz of the University of Pittsburgh, who was not part of the research.
Rao agreed that what his colleague jokingly called a “Vulcan mind meld” reads only simple brain signals, not thoughts, and cannot be used on anyone unknowingly. But it might one day be harnessed to allow an airline pilot on the ground help someone land a plane whose own pilot is incapacitated.
The research has not been published in a scientific journal, something university spokeswoman Doree Armstrong admits is “a bit unusual.” But she said the team knew other researchers are working on this same thing and they felt “time was of the essence.”
Besides, she said, they have a video of the experiment which “they felt it could stand on its own.”
The absence of a scientific publication that other researchers could scrutinize did not sit well with some of the nation’s leading brain-computer-interface experts. All four of those reached by Reuters praised UW’s Rao, but some were uneasy with the announcement and one called it “mostly a publicity stunt.” The experiment was not independently verified.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
I had to share this… It touched my heart and required several tissues for me to read through to the end! Marion~
When you live in a dog pack, eventually, if you are very lucky, you will experience life with an old dog. Tally, at 15 years four months, is the oldest dog it has been our good fortune to share our lives with.
Living with a geriatric dog means that every day is a new adventure. Not only are there the regular routine activities of meals, potty breaks, and medications, we try to remain sensitive to Tally’s limitations, adapting to them as new challenges arise, so that we can ensure that she is as happy and comfortable as we can keep her.
We’ve placed cheap runners and area rugs strategically so that Tally can move about without being forced to navigate bare wood floors. As she’s gotten weaker over the years her ability to manage bare floors has diminished and we’ve changed to take that into account.
Tally no longer sleeps with us. She gave up climbing stairs several years ago and since then we’ve left her on her own recognizance on the first floor. Generally, she’s just fine there—she’s always preferred her own company—but, occasionally, we’ll hear a yelp and rush downstairs to find she’s trapped herself beneath a chair, slipped off the rugs we’ve placed for her convenience and safety, or walked into a corner and is too befuddled to make her way out without assistance.
On rare occasions she’s had nighttime “accidents”. That’s just the cost of doing business. She’s always very embarrassed about it.
Walks have become increasingly rare. She wants to walk and sometimes demands a walk but we understand that she really doesn’t have as much ability to handle a long walk as she thinks she does. I’m not prepared to carry a tired fifty pound dog home in my arms so we limit her walks to three or four blocks, sometimes just a block depending on how she feels that particular day.
She wants to play ball but, sadly, her vision is failing so, if you throw the ball more than a few feet away from her, she won’t be able to find it. My wife is better at playing ball with Tally these days than I am.
Every night we have the same ritual. I’ll let her out the back door for her final nightly elimination and she won’t come back in until I’ve chased her one slow circumnavigation around our backyard, then helped her up the two stairs into the house. The joy in her eyes during these low speed chases is a delight to see. I’ve taken to calling her “the White Bronco”.
Last night we had something of a scare. When she rose from a nap she began a series of odd, hopping bounds. She wouldn’t stop. It was quite alarming.
We moved the other dogs elsewhere in the house and let her outside. She continued the hopping. My wife thought it was some sort of neurological malfunction. I thought she’d awoken with a stitch in her leg and, like an athlete with a leg cramp, was trying to run it out. She was unable to put weight on her left foreleg but wasn’t strong enough to maintain her balance and stand in one place. Hence the odd, forward-moving, hopping bound.
After a while she stopped and, although she was still hobbling a bit, she was behaving much more normally. I gave her an extra half Rimadyl before we went to sleep and this morning she’s shown no signs of a return to her previous condition.
It was, however, a reminder that Tally won’t be with us a great deal longer and we must savor every moment we have with her. We are resolved that Tally will enjoy her life as long as she lives. So far, so good.
The other dogs show Tally considerable deference, each in their own way. Will is extremely fond of her. Nola gives her a wide berth (although she’s not above stealing some of Tally’s food when she has the chance—stolen food always tastes better). Smidge, with typical Australian Shepherd temperament, is worried about her. She herds her, blocks her from moving into spaces she thinks are too dangerous for her (Smidge and Tally have different views on this subject), and sleeps curled up with her. It’s like having her own personal sheep.
I don’t know how our pack dynamics will change when Tally is no longer with us. It’s not something I look forward to. Although she’s always been highly independent, she and Jenny made us into a pack. Tally taught us all to howl.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Monday, August 19, 2013
Radiation Nightmare Is Here Now
1. Fukushima Nightmare Out Of the Closet
Excerpt: Please folks, listen to this interview. It contains very important information about what is really happening in the US and elsewhere as a result of radiation leaking into the ocean and the air from Fukushima, Japan. The US government is DELIBERATELY LYING to the American people and has raised the radiation limits in food more than 400%. Fish coming from the west coast and Hawaii should be avoided. An 800% increase in stillbirths along the British Columbia coastline in Canada has also been recorded. Read more at Fukushima Out of the Closet - http://beforeitsnews.com/japan-earthquake/2013/08/fukushima-nightmare-out-of-the-closet-2443402.html
2. Fukushima Now in State of Emergency, Leaking 300 Tons of Radioactive Water Into the Ocean Daily. Read more at Fukushima Now in State of Emergency, Leaking 300 Tons of Radioactive Water Into the Ocean Daily - http://www.naturalnews.com/041610_Fukushima_radioactive_leak_state_of_emergency.html
The control room at Chernobyl’s Reactor No. 4 is shown here. Reactor design, wind patterns,
communication and other factors can cause differences in the severity of nuclear accidents.
Photograph by Gerd Ludwig, National Geographic
3. Fukushima Reinforces Worst Fears for Japanese – Video
4. Fukushima Is STILL a Nightmare Disaster Area, and No One Has the Slightest Idea What to Do. - More at:
5. Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans
Samples of milk taken across the United States have shown radiation at levels 2000 percent higher than EPA maximums. The reason that milk is so significant is that it is representative of the entire food supply. According to an article published on Natural News, “Cows consume grass and are exposed to the same elements as food crops and water supplies. In other words, when cows’ milk starts testing positive for high levels of radioactive elements, this is indicative of radioactive contamination of the entire food supply.”;
The Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Deception Protection Agency, instead of refusing to prohibit the sale of tainted foods and mandatory testing of foods produced and harvested from the Pacific Coast, have simply raised the “acceptable levels”; of radioactive material in foods.
If that doesn’t scare the ever-living crap out of you, then take a look at the list of foods you are now supposed to be wary of, you know, for only the next 30,000 years.
How can we protect ourselves? First, be aware of what items are likely to be highly tainted.
1.) SEAFOOD: Question the origin of ALL seafood. Fish and crustaceans from the Pacific Ocean should all be considered to be poisoned with radiation.
2.) WATER: The rainfall and snowfall are all radiated. Do not drink any water that has not been filtered. The tap water that flows from your faucet has NOT been treated to rid it of radioactive particles. A recent report from the NY Times stated, “A rooftop water monitoring program managed by UC Berkeley’s Department of Nuclear Engineering detected substantial spikes in rain-borne iodine-131 during torrential downpours …;
3.) DAIRY PRODUCTS: Milk and milk products from the West Coast states currently have the highest levels of radiation in North America.
4.) PRODUCE: Leafy Vegetables, Wines, Tomatoes, Strawberries….all produce from California or any other West Coast State are also likely to be tainted.
5.) MEAT: If an animal eats any leafy vegetable all along the West Coast, that animal has consumed radiation, and is poisoned. This is any animal from cows, pigs, goats, sheep to wild deer and other game.
If you eat the above foods from areas with high radiation levels, you are eating radiation and feeding it to your children. Slowly the radiation levels within your body will build up. This is PERMANENT.
Infant mortality rates across the United States have increased by more than 35% since the nuclear disaster, according to a court statement by Dr. Sherman with independent scientist Leuren Moret, MA, PhD. A study published in The International Journal of Medicine indicates that more than 20,000 deaths right here in North America can be directly attributed to the release of radioactive material from Fukushima.
Radioactive isotopes of the type released from Fukushima have a half-life of 30,000 years. This means that we must permanently change the way we prepare our food.
6. Fukushima: Uncontainable
- Fukushima Reinforces Worst Fears for Japanese – Video
- Fukushima Worker “Severely exposed workers didn’t wear protective clothing”
- 4 more parts found severely deteriorated in multiple nuclide removing system ALPS only 2 months after test operation
- [Buoyancy of groundwater ?] 2 water reservoirs observed uplifted by 40cm
- Fukushima worker urgently hospitalized / Tepco “mild symptom of dehydration”
- 190,000 Bq/m3 of α nuclide detected from reactor3 PCV gas
- [Column] Leaving for the next research
- Fukushima Now in State of Emergency, Leaking 300 Tons of Radioactive Water Into the Ocean Daily
- [Severe exposure of workers] Tepco revised the contamination reading “10 Bq/cm2 → 19 Bq/cm2 on face and head”
- [Column] The only thing we could do is to pray not to have a severe rain fall hit Fukushima
All North and South Americans, especially those on the West Coast, as well as the island dwellers between Japan’s current flow and their shores should be taking Iodine/anti-nuclear radiation pills and the world should be praying and demanding accurate news and updates.
You Be The Judge!
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Sunday, August 18, 2013
Breaking! The Smart Meter Opt Out was ONLY an "Appeasement Plan"… The Goal: To halt the mounting opposition against the ‘smart grid’, and to shut down natural gas use…Yes, to shut down natural gas!
We have discovered the smart meter opt out's are a distraction, extortion and ONLY an appeasement while the smart meter deployments continue nationwide . . and while we are distracted and not asking the right questions.
The goal of the smart meter opt out was to halt the raising opposition and create the illusion that we had a choice. . we have learned we DO NOT HAVE A CHOICE . . .we have NEVER had a choice, period. Funded by the utility companies under the auspices of the public utility commissions, the Department of Energy and with White House directives along with stimulus funding, we were all FOOLED. . Private Corporations are taking over our cities and we are being systematically transformed into regional governments . . . Our futures are being reshaped under the name of sustainability. . We are not getting choices - we are being told what we can or cannot do by unelected officials in corporate agencies - and we have lost our local representative government.
Understanding Federal Regionalism - The Abolishment of Local Government -http://www.barefootsworld.net/regional.html
How did all this happen to us? Government Agencies have perfected the Rand Institute's Delphi Technique . . a technique used in "every" level on public meetings, every creation of public policy, every decision you think you make has been engineered by the Rand Institute. All the alphabet corporate agencies are under the mother corporation of USA, Inc., and we have all been socially engineered by predetermined outcomes and told we have been part of open public debate, and we have not. . . All the years that many of us in Northern California have invested at the CPUC meetings, speaking out against the smart meters, has been engineered for the advancement of the predetermined outcomes as determined by the mega corporations and the international bankers using the Delphi Technique . . .
Here is what we found out - "Every" planning department in every city in the United States was required to create a "Climate Action Plan" or also referred to as an "Energy Action Plan" by the fall of 2012. . some cities completed their plan on time and other cities are still working on their plan. The utility company in each city is working directly with that city planning department to create the plan. . in the lawless system we are now in this is not considered a conflict of interest. BUT it gets far WORSE - for example in the "Energy Action Plan" for San Gabriel, San Marino and Covina (in Southern California) the plans state the following, in the Energy Action Plan Acknowledgements - This "Energy Action Plan" was prepared by PMC for the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments and the named city. The preparation of this Plan was funded by Southern California Edison as part of the Local Government Strategic Plan Strategies Program funding for the 2010 - 2012 Program Period under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission" . . . another example in Santa Rosa, in Northern California - the "Climate Action Plan" was based upon work supported by the Department of Energy Award Number DE-SC00001512 and further stating, "the report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Prepared by PMC with assistance from Sonoma State University Center for Sustainable Communities". Santa Rosa's Climate Action plan also states the following:
Sonoma County and the other nine municipalities in Sonoma County, established one of the most aggressive GHG reduction targets in the state and nation by committing to reduce GHG emissions 25% below 1990 levels by 2015.
This project was funded through an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. One of the goals of the EECBG program is to facilitate planning efforts and projects that will have a quantifiable effect on reducing energy use and GHG emissions while stimulating the economy and creating jobs.
Measure 1.2: Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings
Facilitate energy efficiency upgrades and retrofits in existing commercial, residential, and industrial buildings by connecting residents and businesses with technical and financial assistance.
Action 1.2.1. Connect businesses and residents with voluntary programs that provide free or low-cost energy efficiency audits and financing assistance for energy- efficient appliances.
Action 1.2.2. Work with the Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP) to offer low-interest financing and technical assistance to property owners for energy efficiency retrofits.
Santa Rosa - Measure 1.3: Smart Meter Utilization
Encourage existing development and require new development to utilize PG&E's Smart Meter system to facilitate energy and cost savings.
Action 1.3.1. Require new construction and major remodels to install real-time energy monitors that allow building users to track their current energy use.
Action 1.3.2. Inform the community of metering options, such as online applications and in-home monitors.
Action 1.3.3. Connect businesses and residents with rebate programs that give priority to appliances with smart grid technology.
Measure 1.6: Energy-Efficient Appliances
Facilitate the efficient use of energy for appliances in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
Action 1.6.1. Seek funding sources to develop a rebate program for residents and businesses to exchange inefficient appliances with Energy Star certified models.
Here is the link for Santa Rosa's Climate Action Plan:
Cost estimates in the "Energy Action Plan" in San Gabriel to retrofit the average residence is $2,000 to $5,000 per household . . .
These plans discuss how increasing taxes, getting grants (bribes), structuring retrofit home mortgages to meet the costs requirements to implement the GHG reduction commitments agreed to by your city, for you. . .household and business monitoring programs will enforce the "required" reduction of resource use. . A third party energy manager will conduct monitoring, annually, to verify target GHG reductions are being met by the cities. Keep in mind the partnerships are Private Public Partnerships . .
Read the "Report from Iron Mountain" which is an agenda that was implemented that tells us how pollution was INVENTED and advanced by NASA to create the FEAR necessary for the Global Banking Cartel to maintain "control" of society. . created pollution - intentionally!
Important links for further information -
“Imposing such controls by executive order seems merely designed to prevent the American people from finding out the truth before the policies are implemented," he said. "Obviously, the ... report is silly."
PCAP’s call for an executive order comes with specifics. It asks the president to issue clear criteria for carbon regulations and to reform the tax code and federal regulations to support “a low-carbon rather than a carbon-intensive U.S. economy.”
Note: Some of the supporters of the Presidential Climate Action Project are the Rockefeller Brother Fund and Rockefeller Family Foundation - the Rockefeller's were on the ground floor and worked with Harvard College along with the United States Air Force back in the late 1940's to create the silent weapons system to gain "total" CONTROL of the civilian population. The Operation Research Manuel is a Declaration of War against the civilian population by a group of persons in position of great power and without full knowledge and consent of the public. Please read the "Silent Weapons Quiet Wars"
Continue to read the following excerpt taken from the link provided below . . .
An enormously valuable National Advisory Committee has supported the Presidential Climate Action Project (PCAP) over the past four years. Its members encouraged us to push the envelope of public policy in light of the urgency of global climate change, and they agreed that consensus would not be required, since consensus seeks the lowest common denominator in group work. Special thanks goes to Gary Hart and Ray Anderson for their co-chairmanship of the committee.
The project was the brainchild of Dr. David Orr of Oberlin College, who continues his cutting-edge leadership in the field of sustainability. PCAP was administered by the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs during its first three years, and by Natural Capitalism Solutions in its final year. Thanks to Deans Kathleen Beatty and Paul Teske and to Hunter Lovins, the president and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions.
PCAP has been funded by a variety of individuals and foundations. The project simply would not have been possible without each of them. Adam J. Lewis; Michael Northrop and Jessica Bailey of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; and Ray Anderson and Mike Bertolucci at the Interface Environmental Foundation have been stalwart supporters throughout. Additional support came from the Sydney E. Frank Foundation, Tom and Noel Congdon, the Crown and Kunkler Family, the Arntz Family Foundation, the Krehbiel Family Foundation, John and Laurie McBride, the Rockefeller Family Foundation, the Bermingham Fund, Susan Sakmar, Rutt Bridges, Tara Trask, and Betsy Taylor. The Johnson Foundation provided invaluable support by hosting five conferences in which groups of national experts conceptualized and informed PCAP.
April Bucksbaum, Scott Bernstein and Jane Elder contributed significantly to the content of this final report. Jennifer Lukas helped enormously with research and proofreading.
PCAP has received ideas, advice and general intellectual support from hundreds of thought leaders and foot soldiers in the green movement in the United States and in Europe. In our 2008 report, we tried to list all of them to that point. We abandoned the effort in subsequent reports because contributors were simply too numerous to mention. But they know who they are, and we hope they know how much we appreciate their help. We’re grateful, also, to John Podesta and Todd Stern who as leaders of the Obama transition team sat down with us shortly after the election in November 2008 to go over our recommendations.
We also thank the many people, from Nobel Laureates to school children, who signed two of PCAP’s foundation documents: the Wingspread Principles on the U.S. Response to Climate Change and the State of the Climate Message.
Links with more important climate action or energy action plan information:
BIG NEWS - Natural Gas Equipment and Appliances are Being Phased OUT -
According to the Santa Rosa "Climate Action Plan" and other cities the plans require Energy Star ELECTRIC appliances:
BIG NEWS - This is in Chapter 4-10 of the Santa Rosa Climate Action Plan . . .
Measure 1.7: Appliance Electrification
Encourage residents and businesses to switch natural-gas- powered appliances to electric power, where appropriate.
Action 1.7.1. Utilize the energy-efficient appliance rebate program to facilitate the replacement of natural gas equipment with electric-powered equipment.
Action 1.7.2. Identify opportunities to implement additional programs that will switch appliances from natural gas to electricity.
Did you know there are NO Energy Star Gas Appliances?
Did you know that the "Climate Action Plans" or the "Energy Action Plans" ALL Require Energy Star ELECTRIC Appliances?
Did you know the cities Action Plans say Natural Gas and Coal are Non-renewables?
Did you know residents and businesses are to switch from natural-gas powered appliances and equipment to electric power?
Did you think about why electricity ONLY? Of course this allows for greater "control" and restricts our choice of energy resources allowing for greater monitoring, higher costs and restrictions . .
The city action plans "require" all new construction to implement smart meters and Energy Star Electric Appliances and Equipment.
Did you know BIG OIL Companies are shutting down coal and eliminating natural gas use? This is a battle between the international banking cartels, and we are caught in the cross fire. .well not really. Actually, the international bankers plan for us is in the "Silent Weapons Quiet Wars" agenda which discusses slavery and genocide. The smart meter radiation is only part of the bankers silent weapons system to reduce the middle class, which the elites claim is a threat to their sovereignty, and to eliminate the majority of us for easier herd management. We are being farmed and harvested as "cattle" - you will read this in the "Silent Weapons Quiet Wars".
Did you know that homeowners will be "nudged" at first to retrofit their homes and businesses with GHG reducing smart meters and RFID chipped, Energy Star Electric appliances? If nudging doesn't work then mandatory polices will be put in place . .
Ever wonder WHY our aging underground gas pipeline system is NOT being repaired? Lack of pipeline repair is why those suffered and died in the San Bruno Gas Pipeline Explosion, providing the story of what occurred, is correct. Whatever the truth the story is gas lines blew up and we must fear gas lines blowing up under our streets in our neighborhoods . . . FEAR and media propaganda along with division and countless disinformation actors among us are leading us all into falsely created resource scarcity beliefs - which allow exactly what we all are witnessing with ever increasing toxins, lawlessness, no ethics or morals, more corruption and increasing danger to us all. So, gas pipeline FEAR has been created and when the utilities tell us we MUST all go to electric we will comply and NEVER wonder WHY!
Ever notice how many street closures, in downtown San Francisco, occur that are due to underground gas line leaks?
The elimination of natural gas will explain why PG&E intentionally withheld repairs to the gas manifolds (meters) located on thousands of homes and businesses in Northern California. A PG&E gas employee went to the CPUC and the media when he discovered PG&E's internal documents that divulged criminal intent. Here is a reminder of that event:
TV Coverage - PG&E - (Pacific Gas and Electric) in Northern California Finds Leaking Meters But Isn't Telling Homeowners -
The StopTheCrime.net research team attended a PG&E Gas employee's meeting, in Northern California, and reported the following:
The gas employees were questioning management about why they were not filling the nearly 200 vacant job positions and why many excellent applicants were not be called back, much less hired.
Management responded by saying they were planning to update the gas department with newer technologies and younger employees that were computer literate. That brought on a concerned debate with employees questioning their futures and the fact that management said they were an aging work force . . .The employees talked about a few resent young hires that were "completely" unskilled for gas work . .
Most importantly, it was divulged that PG&E gas employees had not had any official company training for gas leak repairs. The employees said they learned by working with the older experienced gas crews. . . Management told the employees that they were qualified experts and not to forget that.
Bringing the Saudi's up to speed on smart grid strategies
Aiming for Zero
• Sustainability is NOT the same thing as Zero Energy. There is no such thing as zero energy. Energy does not exist in a vacuum – it always comes from somewhere and goes somewhere.
• Because there is always a cost to energy, trade-offs are inevitable in order to find a harmonious balance that offers the greatest efficiency and least impact on the environment.
• THIS IS THE ULIMATE GOAL – TO NOT USE ENERGY. THE MOST EFFICIENT ENERGY IS ENERGY WE DO NOT GENERATE! This is not a technology, it is behavior modification, or learning to live in a new reality.
Find out if you have a regional planning association in your city or area . .
Call your planning department and ask for the "Energy Action Plan" or the "Climate Action Plan".
Do NOT comply or allow a smart meter on you home or business . . .
We are in a new reality of massive data collection and the Global Smart Grid is being stealthily "deployed" for the purpose of transforming every we do . .
Here is yet one more article exposing the necessity of the 'system' to collect data.
Go to StopTheCrime.net to learn more and visit the mind control link to see a new document . . called "Realizing the Full Potential of Government-Held Spectrum to Spur Economic Growth" - disturbing . . .
We are all being placed into a wireless microwave frequency cage for massive control purposes! Worse, we are being physically redesigned by nano-fibers that are been sprayed on all of us from the aerial aerosol spraying program . . . Learn more about Morgellons on www.ToxicSky.org and go to DataAsylum.com
The fate of mankind is under the direction of a ruthless monolithic conspiracy that has relied on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence - on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system that has conscripted VAST human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations. in part by - John F. Kennedy . . .
"We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do "anything" it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force." - Ayn Rand