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14797548_1462066020488675_798328006_nBy Jake Anderson


According to a report from the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), a fleet of android robots will police the streets of Dubai as early as 2017. Videos from Dubai’s annual computer and electronic trade show featured new prototypes of the robot shaking hands, saluting, and brandishing a touchscreen interface by which people can report crimes or pay traffic fines. It is another indicator that we are fast approaching an age of automatic policing.


The robot cop prototype is able to scan faces, possibly serving as a new mobile street surveillance tool. In the coming months, a team consisting of Dubai Police, IBM’s supercomputer, Watson, and Google will improve the robot’s artificial intelligence technology so it can “spot people from 10 meters or 20 meters away, approach them and greet them,” said Dubai Police’s Technical Innovations Department Head Major Adnan Ali.


We’re expecting for it to be in tourist areas at first in 2017, near Burj Khalifa, GPR, City Walk and by 2020 we want to have a more thorough area covered.



Dubai’s android cops follow in a recent but frenetic tradition of automatic policing experiments being deployed by law enforcement agencies all across the world. Many were shocked by the weaponized robot drone that took out cop-killer Micah Xavier Johnson in Dallas earlier this year. But the bigger surprise is how much robotic and drone technology has been integrated into our newly militarized police departments. There is a drone-catching drone in Japan, a riot-control drone in India, an Israeli rover bot, traffic robocops in the Democratic Republic of Congo — and many others.


We are likely about to see a beta acculturation stage of militarized policing in which the general population is exposed to the reality of drones and android cops. Once the shock of this wears off, you can expect full squadrons of robotic police equipped with state of the art AI technology and exoskeletons. Truckers and KFC attendants aren’t the only middle-class American workers who will lose their jobs to automation — cops are on the chopping block, too.


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viral-disinfoBy Buck Rogers


Do you believe everything you see? If so, you may want to reconsider.


In 1999, Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris conducted a study on the phenomenon of ‘inattentional blindness,’ subsequently publishing a video which dramatically supports their finding that it is remarkably easy for people to miss details in visual information simply because one is not looking for them. Their research was presented as a test for the public in a video released in 2010.


Try it for yourself. Just count how many times the players in white pass the ball.




Did you catch that the first time?


The critical point here is that the mind is naturally drawn to whatever it is that our attention is directed towards. We are easily fooled in this way. We inherently ignore details, even gross details, when we are prompted to take something at face value. 








We live in a time of unprecedented media trickery and digital propaganda. Couple this with the availability of affordable personal computers and software that can create videos of extremely convincing and believable visual quality, and you have the perfect conditions for the rise of disinfo. You no longer need well-funded agencies like the Pentagon to spend hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to have effective propaganda produced to support and advance an agenda, whether it be political, corporate or personal. For anyone can fool the masses from their bedroom studios.


In the early 1900s, French philosopher Jacques Ellul described propaganda. This was in at a time when the world just beginning to step into the age of mass propaganda.


Propaganda is the manipulation of the subconscious by technical means… Our technical world not only creates these feelings spontaneously, it develops them with malice aforethought for technical reasons and by technical means which, in their action on the human being, reinforce the structures of that technical world. ~ Jacques Ellul


Technology has in fact become so sophisticated now, that media producers are able to achieve extraordinary effects that make disinfo more effective than ever. Consider the following examples.


1) New Technology for Merging Faces



2) Real Time Control of Facial Expressions



To punctuate the effectiveness of modern, easy-to-produce propaganda, the recent exposure of a number of viral video hoaxes gives us even more reason to think twice when consuming information in the Internet age.


Over the last few years, an Australian media production company, Screen Australia, duped the world with a number of productions which were actually digitized hoaxes, revealing their secret only after the fact that media outlets around the world had featured them in news reels as being authentic.


Take a look for yourself, as described by RT.


3) Lightning almost strikes girl in Sydney!!! Boyfriend’s reaction is priceless!!!!


This video of a man speaking some sort of gibberish after his girlfriend was, supposedly, almost struck by lightning proved the most popular of the fake viral videos, reaching almost 60 million views, according to its creators.





The full video:



4) GoPro: Man Fights Off Great White Shark In Sydney Harbour


While many correctly outed this video as fake that didn’t stop it clocking up views. The video has more than 34 million views.





The full video:



5) USA vs JAPAN – Ultimate Selfie Stick Fight


Uploaded a year later on the same YouTube channel as the great white shark standoff, this dramatized video of tourists in a battle of the selfie sticks was watched in total more than 21 million times according to The Woolshed Co. figures.





The full video:



6) Snowboarder Girl Chased By Bear – I Was Singing Rihanna Work And Didn’t Know It Was Behind Me!


This clip of a Rihanna singing snowboarder oblivious that there was a bear behind her was uploaded just a few months ago, and quickly went ‘viral’, getting news coverage across the world.





The full video:

The following explanation from Screen Australia shows just how much of an impact these video releases had on the media world.



Final Thoughts


The mind is frightfully easy to deceive, and as the propaganda machine kicks into overdrive in a push for World War III, we must be aware of how easy for illusions to be passed off as real in our world. The media, especially the corporate media, is determined to hammer us with the most sensational, click-generating content it can, often disregarding the imperative to pursue truth in a time of universal deceit.


Read more articles by Buck Rogers.


Buck Rogers is the earth-bound incarnation of that familiar part of our timeless cosmic selves, the rebel within. He is a surfer of ideals and meditates often on the promise of happiness in a world battered by the angry seas of human thoughtlessness. He is a staff writer for WakingTimes.com.


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cdc-cover-up-1024x569-1-1024x569By Catherine J. Frompovich


“On Sept. 22, in a letter from CDC Director Thomas Freiden, [Frieden] CDC denied Smith’s request. Smith explained that ‘this denial was a disappointment but not a surprise, since the inescapable implication of Dr. Thompson’s testimony is that the agency fraudulently altered the science to undermine autism cases worth potentially $1 trillion in compensation ordered by Congress’.” [8]


There must be something either in the water or the air in Washington, DC—the federal district and government agencies, in particular, or Atlanta, Georgia—that enables federal employees and bureaucrats to break the law and not be held accountable!  Isn’t that interesting? One such exceptional example is the circus of events that surrounds the Democrat’s presidential candidate’s actions as Secretary of State deleting over 30,000 emails from her personal email server, plus not being able to remember ‘things’ under testimony to the FBI’s investigation!


FBI Director James Comey seems to have drunk some of the ‘cool aid’, water or breathed too deeply because of his unbelievable exoneration of Hillary Clinton’s obvious illegal and criminal actions, which other government employees had them land in prison, John Kiriakou being one CIA employee about whom I wrote [1].



However, nothing seems to match the chutzpah, or impudence, of government employees than what goes on within the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention AND the U.S. Food and Drug Administration!


From my over forty years of interacting with them at times, researching and tracking issues dominated by both agencies, I have found the ‘corporate culture’ in both to be nothing short of deceitful, hyperbole passed off as science, and apparently fraudulent, in my opinion.  Harsh words; I don’t think so, especially when you assess some of the public things we know about.


Washington, DC area constitutional attorney Jonathan Emord, who understands the law and how it applies to government officials and agencies, was totally aghast by the remarks he received from an FDA lawyer/attorney.  Emord has authored two well argued, erudite books: Global Censorship of Health Information and The Rise of Tyranny—How Federal Agencies Abuse Power and Pose Risks to Your Life and Liberty, regarding federal bureaucratic legal mischief.  Emord says, “FDA refuses to honor five decisions holding its censorship unconstitutional.” [2]








Attorney Emord goes on to say that an attorney in the FDA Chief Counsel’s office regarding a court order to the FDA made this really shocking statement, “Jonathan, the FDA will never abide by the Pearson decision.” [3]


Despite Jonathan’s noting it was a final and binding decision—an order of the court—the FDA attorney said, “That may be so, but I am telling you the FDA will never abide by that court decision, never, ever.” [4]


Emord goes on to tell us, “His words pierced to the very core of my being.  Here was an agency’s legal officer telling me that the agency was, intentionally, lawless.” [5]


There are many more examples that I know about, but there’s one currently astonishing legal circles, which I’d like to bring to everyone’s attention.  It revolves around the CDC’s position on vaccines and the CDC’s “whistleblower-in-residence,” William Thompson, PhD, and his revelations about how the CDC destroyed scientific data linking vaccines with autism, particularly in young black boys under three years of age, as documented in the movie VAXXED [6].


Dr Thompson has been subpoenaed in a case that has found its way into the court system and Thompson is being subpoenaed to testify in the medical malpractice case of 16-year-old Yates Hazlehurst who, according to the lawsuit, is autistic as a result of vaccine injuries.


Instead of my relating that story, I refer readers to “CDC Blocks Testimony by Vaccine Whistleblower in Medical Malpractice Case” for background information, since I wish to concentrate on something a little different in this article.


In that article, it states,


Under the VICA and the 2009 Supreme Court decision Bruesewitz v. Wyeth, almost all vaccine injured children are barred from filing lawsuits in state or federal courts. Instead, their only legal remedy is to seek compensation under VICA in the so called “vaccine court,” the popular term which refers to the Office of Special Masters of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which administers a no-fault system for litigating vaccine injury claims. There is no judge, no jury and the most basic rules of law do not apply. [7]


I wish to note a correction that the Supreme Court decision was February 22, 2011, not 2009.  As a matter of fact, I attended the Press Release media event held days later on the apron of the steps to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, in protest of that decision.  It was an exceptional event that the mainstream media chose to ignore!  I also wrote an article about that decision.


At that PR media event, I met Yates Hazlehurst’s father, an attorney, who impressed me with his determination to get justice for his son and all children damaged by vaccines, exposing how the Vaccine Court works.  Fast forward to the lawsuit filed on behalf of Yates and the subpoena issued to the CDC’s epidemiologist, William Thompson, PhD.


The absolutely stunning part of the Hazlehurst case is that the CDC has kept with its ‘corporate culture’ in ignoring the law!  This is where we realize just how corrupt the CDC is:



Attorneys Bryan Smith and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., of Morgan & Morgan, have been seeking to have Dr. Thompson testify in a medical malpractice case to explain how the CDC committed scientific fraud in a series of studies, which found no link between vaccines and autism.


In denying the request, Dr. Frieden said, “Dr. William Thompson’s deposition testimony would not substantially promote the objectives of CDC or HHS [Health and Human Services].” [7]



Dr. Frieden [10] is William Thompson’s BOSS!  What does that tell you?


How can the CDC refuse to answer a subpoena?  How can the CDC continue to break the law in tandem with its sub-agency, the FDA?  When will the U.S. Congress, who has oversight over the CDC and FDA, exercise its power and get out of the lucrative back money pockets of vaccine makers and Big Pharma?


Not satisfied that the CDC can get away with breaking the law time-after-time, I emailed one of the attorneys I network with on vaccines and here’s that lawyer’s legal reply, which I think everyone in this country ought to be demanding be pursued further and to the fullest extent of the law


My first thought when I [the attorney writing the email] read that Frieden “refused to allow” Dr. Thompson to testify, because it “wouldn’t help the CDC”, (how ridiculous!) was “how can Frieden interfere with a lawfully issued subpoena for Dr. Thompson’s testimony?” Subpoenas are not “optional”. Subpoenas are mandatory, which can only be overruled by the presiding judge. Was a motion to quash the subpoena ever filed? Probably not. Even Bill Clinton lost his motion to quash his deposition subpoena during the Lewinsky scandal. Bosses don’t have any authority to just “veto” a lawfully issued subpoena for an employee, for any reason. Witness testimony seeks the TRUTH, no matter who or what (like the CDC) is on the wrong side of the truth. As to legal terms, it depends precisely on the state jurisdiction, federal jurisdiction, etc., but I’d start with witness tampering, and/or obstruction of justice. Also, possibly malfeasance and/or illegal acts in office by Frieden. [….] But, Dr. Thompson has a legal obligation to respond to a lawfully issued subpoena, and NO ONE has the right to interfere with his court or deposition appearance without a court order from a court of competent jurisdiction.


Here’s the million-dollar-question:  Since when does something that “wouldn’t help the CDC” be the priority culture at the CDC, rather than presenting valid scientific research about vaccines in order to prevent numerous health damages they cause, especially Autism Spectrum Disorder, which the CDC has been hiding from the public and the medical profession for more than a few decades?  See the Simpsonwood Meeting agenda in June of 2000! [8]


References:


[1] http://www.activistpost.com/2014/02/cia-whistleblower-john-kiriakou.html
[2] Emord, JW. Global Censorship of Health Information (Washington, DC: Sentinel Press, 2010) 16.
[3] Ibid., 17
[4] Ibid., 17
[5] Ibid., 17
[6] http://vaxxedthemovie.com/
[7] http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/cdc-blocks-testimony-vaccine-whistleblower-medical-malpractice-case?page=2
[8] http://thinktwice.com/simpsonwood.pdf / Scientific Review of Vaccine Safety Datalink Information, June 7-8, 2000 Simpsonwood Retreat Center, Norcross, Georgia [48 pages]   Please read it.
[9] https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2016/10/21/bombshell-cdc-commits-new-vaccine-autism-crime/
[10] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Frieden


Catherine J Frompovich (website) is a retired natural nutritionist who earned advanced degrees in Nutrition and Holistic Health Sciences, Certification in Orthomolecular Theory and Practice plus Paralegal Studies. Her work has been published in national and airline magazines since the early 1980s. Catherine authored numerous books on health issues along with co-authoring papers and monographs with physicians, nurses, and holistic healthcare professionals. She has been a consumer healthcare researcher 35 years and counting.


Catherine’s latest book, published October 4, 2013, is Vaccination Voodoo, What YOU Don’t Know About Vaccines, available on Amazon.com.


Her 2012 book A Cancer Answer, Holistic BREAST Cancer Management, A Guide to Effective & Non-Toxic Treatments, is available on Amazon.com and as a Kindle eBook.


Two of Catherine’s more recent books on Amazon.com are Our Chemical Lives And The Hijacking Of Our DNA, A Probe Into What’s Probably Making Us Sick (2009) and Lord, How Can I Make It Through Grieving My Loss, An Inspirational Guide Through the Grieving Process (2008)


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soros civil unrestBy Stefan Gleason


The 2016 election year is bringing out the worst among some elements of society. From vandalism to physical assaults to large-scale race riots to terrorist bombings and mall stabbings, social disorder has become a more prominent feature of life in a polarized America.


It’s easy (and politically convenient) for the establishment media to blame Donald Trump for inflaming the political divide. In reality, Trump supporters have far more often been the victims rather than the instigators of political violence.


Moreover, the forces driving social unrest have been building for years. And they are being encouraged and funded by far-left organizations.


The riotous “Black Lives Matter” movement has received more than $100 million from leftist foundations including billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Institute.



Surveys show that large numbers of Americans – including Republicans and Democrats, blacks and whites – agree that race relations have worsened under President Obama’s watch. The nation’s first half-African president has repeatedly sided with racial agitators and refused to denounce antipolice riots. His attorney general, Loretta Lynch, has given legal legitimacy to vicious racial narratives that have little to no basis in fact.


In addition to leaving the country with fresh new racial wounds, the outgoing Obama administration will leave America with a doubling of the national debt to nearly $20 trillion, a historically low rate of workforce participation, 20 million more people on food stamps, and a shrinking middle class whose earnings aren’t keeping up with surging costs of things like health insurance.


People are frustrated, restless, angry. And officially, we aren’t even in a recession yet. Officially, the inflation rate remains below 2%. What happens when the economy and stock market start tanking? Or when costs for fuel, food, and other consumer goods start taking off again?


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You won’t want to be caught flat footed when the ugliness hits the fan. Now is the time to take steps to prepare yourself and your family to weather economic, political, and social unrest. Whether it’s civil disorder or a terrorist attack or a natural disaster that knocks out the power grid, emergency preparedness can mean the difference between life and death.


Start with the basics. Make sure you have emergency backup supplies of bottled water and long-lasting foods. At Survival-Goods.com, you can buy easy-to-store boxes each containing a one-month emergency food supply for one adult. If martial law is declared or the streets become too dangerous, you’ll be able to stay well-nourished at home for a protracted period.


Make sure you are able defend yourself and your family from threats.


Upgraded locks, burglar alarms, and pepper sprays can help reduce your risk of being a victim. At some point, though, you may be confronted with the threat of lethal violence. You must be prepared to defend yourself using lethal force, if necessary. That means owning a firearm, being trained in its usage, and having ample supplies of ammunition on hand at all times.


How Precious Metals Can Help You Survive a Financial Meltdown


Finally, make sure you are prepared for a financial emergency. The banking system is fragile and vulnerable to any number of threats, including derivatives blow ups and cyber attacks. If banks close and ATMs become inaccessible, you’ll be glad you kept an emergency cash stash.


But don’t put your full faith in the value of the Federal Reserve Note (or any other fiat currency). It is sure to lose value over time and could one day suffer a massive loss of confidence all at once. If top Treasury and Federal Reserve officials get their way, cash in the form of coins and bills will no longer even circulate in a future cashless economy. Their first priority is to get the $100 bill banned to make it harder for people to hoard and move cash in large value.


The ultimate money in the event of a war on cash or in any type of crisis situation remains physical precious metals. If you need to use gold and silver for barter and trade, you’ll want to have a variety of sizes for maximum flexibility. One ounce gold coins are great for storing large amounts of wealth, but they are not necessarily ideal for buying produce at a local farmer’s market. Having gold in quarter ounce, tenth ounce, and even 1 gram denominations gives you more options.


Of course, silver is the more practical metal for smaller transactions.


One-ounce silver coins/rounds will be widely useful. For smaller transactions and to make change, you’ll also want to have some fractional sized silver.


Pre-1965 90% silver quarters and dimes are essential for any barter stash. During an economic panic or retail silver shortage, premiums on pre-1965 silver coins could surge. It’s best to stock up on these historic, no-longer-minted coins while premiums are still low, as they are now.


Stefan Gleason is President of Money Metals Exchange, the national precious metals company named 2015 “Dealer of the Year” in the United States by an independent global ratings group. A graduate of the University of Florida, Gleason is a seasoned business leader, investor, political strategist, and grassroots activist. Gleason has frequently appeared on national television networks such as CNN, FoxNews, and CNBC, and his writings have appeared in hundreds of publications such as the Wall Street Journal, TheStreet.com, Seeking Alpha, Detroit News, Washington Times, and National Review.


   

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Internet takedown antimediaBy Carey Wedler


On Friday morning, a large-scale hack of an Internet domain hosting provider took prominent websites including Netflix, Amazon, Reddit, Twitter, and Vox offline. Though many of the websites have since been restored, others remain compromised at the time of this article’s publication, the likely result of a second attack waged later in the morning.


As Mashable reported, Dyn, a New Hampshire-based company that hosts domain name systems, announced Friday morning it had been hacked. “Dyn said at 9:20 a.m. ET that it resolved an attack that began at 7 a.m. ET Friday. But at 11:52 a.m. ET, the company said an attack had resumed.”


The outlet explained just how central Domain Name Servers are to the basic functioning of the Internet:


Domain name systems (DNS) are essentially the GPS of the internet, taking the text URLs you type into a browser and figuring out where those websites’ data is located on the back end. So when you type mashable.com in a browser, it shows you both the real Mashable and can quickly and easily locate the nearest server that hosts the site’s data.



In other words, as Gizmodo explained:


Basically, they act as the Internet’s phone book and facilitate your request to go to a certain webpage and make sure you are taken to the right place.








Wired noted that in both the 7 am and noon attacks, “traffic to Dyn’s Internet directory servers on the East Coast of the United States was stopped by a flood of malicious requests disrupting the system.”


Gizmodo reported emails from their readers seemed to suggest the second attack affected the West Coast and Europe.


Some outages occurred in Asia but the United States took the brunt of the attack, which has been identified as a DDoS attack — a “distributed denial of service.” As detailed by Wired:


A DDoS attack overwhelms a DNS server with lookup requests, rendering it incapable of completing any. That’s what makes attacking DNS so effective; rather than targeting individual sites, an attacker can take out the entire Internet for any end user whose DNS requests route through a given server.


When a server is overwhelmed with malicious requests, as well as by unsuspecting users repeatedly hitting “refresh” on their browser and automatic re-requests, the system becomes even further stressed.


During the first outage, Dyn’s executive vice president, Scott Hilton, attempted to relieve concerns about the takedown. “We have been aggressively mitigating the DDoS attack against our infrastructure,” he said.


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For now, it remains unknown where the attack originated. Companies whose websites were hit by the initial attack included Business Insider, CNN, Etsy, the Guardian, I Heart Radio, GrubHub, HBO Now, People, PayPal, Fox News, Urban Dictionary, the Wall Street Journal, Kayak, People, Weather.com, the New York Times, and many others.


Many of these sites have been restored, but sites like the Guardian, Twitter, Soundcloud, and People, for example, remain down at the time of this article’s publication.


The implications of the attack are myriad. First, of course, is the issue of cyber security and the ability of hackers to break into Dyn’s DNS.


As Steven Morgan, founder of Cybersecurity Ventures, a research firm, explained to Mashable (which, along with Wired, was also taken offline in the attack early Friday morning):


Hackers have no rules. One of the problems we have is that they move much faster than cyber-defenders. A DDoS attack can be launched in literally seconds, or under an hour if it’s coordinated by a larger group.


The broader implication, however, may be the growing climate of fear-mongering surrounding hackers and cyber security. Hillary Clinton and the DNC have used Cold War rhetoric to imply Russian hackers are responsible for the ongoing, embarrassing leaks that have emerged this election cycle. These claims are arguably attempts to deflect focus from the actual misdeeds uncovered in the leak.


Further, this week vice president Joe Biden implied the U.S. government might soon wage a cyber attack against Russia, apparently aligning behind claims Russian hackers are attempting to influence the upcoming presidential election.


In truth, the political establishment has long been ramping up rhetoric against hackers, in general. Considering many hackers perform vital functions in the digital age — most notably, exposing government crimes — it is unsurprising the establishment is claiming more control is necessary to protect companies, government infrastructure, and the integrity of the American electoral process.


It’s likely this attack will be used as further evidence such an objective is valid, if not vital.


UPDATE 4:45 pm EST: CNBC reports Dyn says a third DDoS attack is currently underway


This article (Someone is Literally Trying to Take Down the Internet Right Now) is free and open source. You have permission to republish this article under a Creative Commons license with attribution to Carey Wedler and theAntiMedia.org. Anti-Media Radio airs weeknights at 11 pm Eastern/8 pm Pacific. If you spot a typo, please email the error and name of the article to edits@theantimedia.org.


   

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cyber-outageBy Kurt Nimmo


A denial of service attack has knocked out Twitter, Netflix, and other large corporate websites.


Wait for it.


Russia will probably be blamed.


TechCrunch reports:




A major cyberattack against an internet directory knocked dozens of popular websites offline today, with outages continuing into the afternoon.


Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Shopify, and other websites have been inaccessible to many users for most of the morning. The outages are the result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the DNS provider Dyn, the company confirmed. The outage was first reported on Hacker News.



According to the White House, the Department of Homeland Security is looking into the outage.


Bruce Schneier, a technology expert, wrote in September he thinks a state actor is probing Internet vulnerabilities ahead of an effort to take down the Internet.









Who would do this? It doesn’t seem like something an activist, criminal, or researcher would do. Profiling core infrastructure is common practice in espionage and intelligence gathering. It’s not normal for companies to do that. Furthermore, the size and scale of these probes — and especially their persistence — points to state actors. It feels like a nation’s military cybercommand trying to calibrate its weaponry in the case of cyberwar. It reminds me of the US’s Cold War program of flying high-altitude planes over the Soviet Union to force their air-defense systems to turn on, to map their capabilities.

He mentions China, but that doesn’t fit the current narrative Russia’s behind the latest spate of cyber attacks and is attempting to sabotage the American selection, excuse me, election.


It’s a foregone conclusion Russia is to blame for cyber attacks. From The Washington Post in mid-September:



Russian hackers appear to be pushing the limits. In recent weeks, the apparent targets have included the electronic files of the Democratic National Committee, the private emails of former secretary of state Colin Powell, and personal drug-testing information about top U.S. athletes.


The Obama administration is considering how to respond. As in most strategic debates, there’s a split between hawks and doves. But there’s a recognition across the U.S. government that the current situation, in which information is stolen electronically and then leaked to damage and destabilize U.S. targets, is unacceptable.



Last week Joe Biden issued a threat. He said the national security state will respond to meddlesome Russian hackers “at the time of our choosing” and “under the circumstances that have the greatest impact.”


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The CIA is already on the case. “Intelligence officials told NBC News that CIA has already begun ‘opening cyber doors, selecting targets and making other preparations for an operation,’” the New York Post reported after Biden made his remarks.



The ultimate decision on whether to launch to cyber attack would rest with President Obama, officials said. Sources told NBC News that there are diverging view within the administration about how to proceed.


“I think unless we stand up to this kind of cyber attack from Russia, we’ll only see more and more of it in the future,” Admiral Stavridis said.



Obama? Probably not.


Hillary Clinton?


Bet on it.


Kurt Nimmo is the editor of Another Day in the Empire, where this article first appeared. He is the former lead editor and writer of Infowars.com.


   

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fbiBy Kurt Nimmo, Newsbud


In this episode of The Geopolitical Report with Kurt Nimmo we look at the FBI admitting suspected homegrown terrorists are motivated by American foreign policy in the Middle East. Is it possible the FBI is taking advantage of Muslim outrage and anger to feed the military-industrial-surveillance complex and the national security state? If ISIS is a real terror threat then why does the US government have to manufacture its own plots? Come and join Newsbud in this riveting presentation, and chime in with your thoughts, reactions and comments.




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biowarfareBy Cassius Kamarampi


This video makes the case that there are two different distinct agendas of “chemtrails” sprayed out of airplanes: there is weather modification or geoengineering, and then there are biological warfare experiments and toxic chemicals that seem to be disguised by the geoengineering materials, which contain such things as aluminum and barium.


It would seem as if the geoengineering spray could disguise other biological warfare agents and chemicals used for completely different purposes.


This video explores an astoundingly long history of U.S. government experiments on citizens with biological warfare agents and chemicals, from the spraying of San Francisco with bacteria in “One of the largest human experiments in history,” to the potential murder of CIA, MK ULTRA chemist Frank Olson who worked at Ft. Detrick.



We explore Ft. Detrick and how Nazi scientist Dr. Kurt Blome “admitted he had worked on Nazi bacteriological warfare projects and had experimented on concentration camp prisoners with bubonic plague and sarin gas at Auschwitz,” and was saved from the Nuremberg Trials by the U.S. to later participate in biological warfare experiments on U.S. citizens at Ft. Detrick, as part of MK ULTRA.








We expose how today, the Department of Homeland Security is still building another facility to experiment with biological warfare and things they very well could be testing on us right now, even after safety breaches in recent years at similar facilities and the utterly disgusting nature of biological warfare. It is called the “National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility,” set to be built in Kansas, to mirror the historically criminal Plum Island Animal Disease facility.


Please share this incomprehensibly long history with anyone who finds it implausible that the government would spray us with bacteria or toxic chemicals. Geoengineering is one main purpose of what we call “chemtrails,” but it can easily disguise bacteria, biological warfare agents, toxic chemicals, and who knows what they may spray on us, only to be declassified years later like all the other incidents.


What we call chemtrails contain mostly geoengineering materials, but we must pay attention if we want to know when they spray us with even worse things, and we must know our history. Also research: “Morgellon’s Disease.”



Sources:



Illness, Respiratory Symptoms After CDC Protesters Hit by Chemtrails, Including “Vaxxed” Producer
‘One of the largest human experiments in history’ was conducted on unsuspecting residents of San Francisco
Biological Warfare and the National Security State A Chronology
Unethical human experimentation in the United States
Governments and Biowarfare: A Brief History
Hillary Had to Apologize for Guatemala Syphilis Experiments: Tuskegee and Eugenics
Chemtrails Exposed: A New Manhattan Project (Full Book)
Agent Orange
CDC Says It Erred in Measles Study Health: Agency failed to tell parents vaccines used on infants in L.A. was experimental
Morgellon’s Disease
Operation Sea Spray
National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
How the U.S. Government Exposed Thousands of Americans to Lethal Bacteria to Test Biological Warfare
Millions of Bees Dead After South Carolina Aerial Zika Spraying Despite Toxicity Knowledge
Monsanto – Stories Of Agent Orange Survival
13 Most Evil US Government Human Experiments
From Anthrax to Iraq

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hand-1030552_960_720By Jon Rappoport


“Over the weekend, thousands of protesters across multiple countries condemned impending [Globalist] trade deals promoted by governments and their corporate partners. Though the protests received little coverage from mainstream media, they stretched from Paris to Warsaw.” (Carey Wedler, Blacklisted News, 10/19/16)


Start with this: when a system has been devised, planned, launched, and maintained by criminals to undermine a nation, they are naturally going to defend it by saying: “It’s good for everyone AND THERE IS NO OTHER WAY TO MANAGE HUMAN AFFAIRS. BESIDES, WE CAN’T STOP IT NOW. THAT WOULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD CHAOS.”


In exactly the same way, a massive prison housing nothing but innocent people would be hard to maintain, if the airtight security system were turned off.



The truth about the Globalist prison is simple. The underlying operation takes jobs away from America, in this instance, and sends them to Third World hell holes, where the same products are manufactured by the same companies, for pennies, using slave workers who labor in toxic environmental conditions that destroy their health.


Isn’t that easy to understand?


The American companies in those hell holes then sell the products back to Americans without paying taxes, tariffs, or penalties of any kind. The defenders of Globalism claim selling back the products cheaply is good for the American consumer. This is a lie, because many of those consumers no longer have jobs. Or they work at much lower wages than they used to, because the companies they worked for left America and went to the hell holes.


All in all, this arrangement is obviously designed to torpedo the national economy. It’s not an accident. It’s not an unintended consequence. The Globalists may be criminals, but they aren’t stupid criminals.








But what about the US companies who left America and set up shop overseas? Can’t they read the handwriting on the wall? Can’t they realize their base of consumers in the US is shrinking?


The companies are, in fact, stupid. They’re betting on short-term success vs. long-term collapse, and they’re going to lose. They plunge ahead with their eyes closed—because they can’t bring themselves to believe that the system they’re part of could have been fashioned with ultimate failure in mind.


Trump is speaking out against the monster called Globalism. Hillary embraces Globalism with her usual blend of vapid narcotic generalities.


Here is what is happening: the anti-Globalism movement is becoming much bigger than Trump, so no matter what you think of him, whether you believe in his honesty or not, the ideas he is bringing forward are having an immense impact on the populace—because the populace has figured out the Globalist game. They see and feel the destruction. They see and feel what is happening to jobs. Their jobs. They see the brutal reality, and they want no part of it.


They want America to endure. They want America to prosper. They want a free market. They don’t want their country reduced to a Third World swamp. They are the people Hillary calls “deplorables” and “losers.”


         

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All the politically correct humanitarian lingo in the universe is not going to change these basic realities. Globalism—the export of jobs, the rapid expansion of the Welfare State, the launching of senseless wars to pave the way for corporate plunder, the immigrant-flood through open borders—is a nation killer. It’s built to be a killer.


Decimating nations is an intentional precursor to ruling the planet from above by the Globalists-in-charge. “What we destroy we will resurrect on our own terms.”


No nation on Earth has a pure and clean history. But no nation deserves to be leveled and destroyed. The founding ideas of the original American Republic were and are the best ideas about government ever forwarded in human history. They imply:


Severely limited federal power. Free individuals. Independent individuals. Individuals who choose their own dreams and destinies. Individuals who work to achieve those dreams.


Individual creative power.


The so-called liberal press, and the academic institutions of America, have sold out completely. They are on board with what they can see of the Globalist agenda. The press will never challenge that agenda. They are grotesque cowards of the first order.


I have met some of them during my 30-plus years of working as a reporter. Behind their perfumed fronts, they give off a stench. At best, they should be pumping gas in the desert.


I created this website 15 years ago, in part, to expose Globalism in its various aspects, as a deep sickness of elites; Globalism must be cut off and shut down.


America is America. For the most part, its people are decent. Their leaders have betrayed them time and time again, without a second thought, without a shred of remorse.


The so-called populist movement which is growing by leaps and bounds, which got its legs under it with Ron Paul, must not come to a halt, no matter who becomes the next President, no matter what that President does.


The future is now.


(To read about Jon’s mega-collection, The Matrix Revealed, click here.)


The author of three explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALED, EXIT FROM THE MATRIX, and POWER OUTSIDE THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free emails at NoMoreFakeNews.com or OutsideTheRealityMachine.


   

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chemtrails_deesBy Catherine J. Frompovich


It’s official!


A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits*. Information is presented via interactive maps, highlighting areas within countries that exceed WHO limits. [1]


The World Health Organization (WHO) published that confirmation of air quality in a press release issued September 2, 2016.  Heck, I could have told them that years ago without performing any studies or quality models just from looking at skies overhead and seeing ‘sky graffiti’ that spreads out into ‘blanket clouds’, which make sunny days dark, dreary and dreadful of what’s falling to earth—the  particulates we humans are forced to breathe.



Question:  Do the ‘clouds’ in these photos look like anything Mother Nature would provide?


pic-1pic-2Photos Source


Furthermore, what kind of ‘flight plans’ do those chemtrails represent?  Even a Kamikaze pilot could do much better, I think.


Isn’t it common horse sense to question what’s in those ‘trails in the sky’, since normal contrails dissipate within seconds?  Furthermore, modern jet engines are not supposed to produce contrails except in extreme conditions!  Something downright nefarious obviously is going on and it’s affecting air quality, regardless of what the WHO or climate geoengineers deny about “chemtrails.”


What is air pollution’s toll on humans?


According to the WHO,









Some 3 million deaths a year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution can be just as deadly. In 2012, an estimated 6.5 million deaths (11.6% of all global deaths) were associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution together.

‘Air pollution continues take [sic] a toll on the health of the most vulnerable populations – women, children and the older adults,’ adds Dr Bustreo. ‘For people to be healthy, they must breathe clean air from their first breath to their last.’” [1]



So why, then, are global governments and corporations [6] engaging in Solar Radiation Management (SRM) and other weather geoengineering practices that absolutely contaminate the air that all forms of life on Planet Earth are forced to breathe?


If anyone doubts that’s a reality, well, here is some pretty powerful documentation:


The 784-page “Weather Modification: Programs, Problems, Policy and Potential” (May 1978)http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/documents/Weather%20Modification%20-%20Programs,%20Problems,%20Policy,%20And%20Potential%20(May%201978,%20784%20pages).pdf


“Weather As A Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025” (52 pages)http://csat.au.af.mil/2025/volume3/vol3ch15.pdf


Manipulating weather is not some two-bit endeavor: Numerous ‘resources’ obviously become engaged and deployed, the least of which are chemicals, gases, machinery and technology.  Someone has to foot the bill for that and ‘underwrite it’ too!


Who’s financing the polluted air we breathe?


Do you think the WHO knows?


How about the U.S. Congress; does it know and if not, why not, and when will it find out?


So what’s the U.S. government doing that’s reported in “Federal Climate Change Expenditures Report to Congress,”  a 48-page report.  “Check mate, Congress!”


Why’s the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) funding research into manipulating the climate? [8]


Or, is it Bill Gates? [7]


Apparently, the weather geoengineering rabbit hole really is very, very deep!


That WHO press release mentioned above has the chutzpah to blame poor air quality on,


Major sources of air pollution include inefficient modes of transport, household fuel and waste burning, coal-fired power plants, and industrial activities.


So they concocted a ‘sensible-sounding’ reasoning, including creating a surreal reality, for pushing their infamous “carbon taxes.” [2,3]  However, the WHO and weather geoengineers deliberately omit the number one air quality pollutants—those doggone ubiquitous chemtrails that contain toxic chemicals, aluminum chaff, biologicals and ‘unknowns’ used in Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering.”


According to Global Research’s “Chemtrails: The Consequences of Toxic Metals and Chemical Aerosols on Human Health,”


Over the past decade, independent testing of Chemtrails around the country has shown a dangerous, extremely poisonous brew that includes: barium, nano aluminum-coated fiberglass [known as CHAFF], radioactive thorium, cadmium, chromium, nickel, desiccated blood, mold spores, yellow fungal mycotoxins, ethylene dibromide, and polymer fibers. Barium can be compared to the toxicity of arsenic.(4) Barium is known to adversely affect the heart. Aluminum has a history of damaging brain function. Independent researchers and labs continue to show off-the-scale levels of these poisons. A few “anonymous” officials have acknowledged this on-going aerosol spraying.(5) [4]


I’d say the above information sure sounds like an incredible roster—plus tonnage—of toxins being sprayed into the atmosphere, which creates the air pollution we breathe in a much greater proportion than what the WHO wants to blame it on: transportation modes, household fuel, waste burning, coal-fired plants and industrial activities, even though those ‘offenders’ provide a tremendous amount of air pollution.  However, why deliberately spray more toxic clouds and pollution on humans like we are some sort of roaches to be gotten rid of?


Fine particulate matter pollutants, which are less than PM2.5, is being set as the “standard” for acceptable air quality by the WHO.  However, take a read on this:



* WHO Ambient Air Quality Guidelines


WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed “WHO’s Ambient Air quality guidelines” for annual mean of particulate matter with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometres (PM2.5). WHO guideline limits for annual mean of PM2.5 are 10 μg/m3 annual mean.


PM2.5 includes pollutants such as sulfate, nitrates and black carbon, which penetrate deep into the lungs and in the cardiovascular system, posing the greatest risks to human health.



Incidentally, the WHO has another website, “BREATHE LIFE” [5], which states “air pollution is an invisible killer,” so why, in the name of all that is common sense, isn’t the WHO doing something about stopping chemtrails?  Good question?  Or, are they playing some sort of shell mind games with us about air pollution to fit in with some specific agenda?


What do you think?


References:


[1] http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/air-pollution-estimates/en/
[2] http://www.carbontax.org/?gclid=CL_dip7a6s8CFcpbhgodqU8GqA
[3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_tax
[4] http://www.globalresearch.ca/chemtrails-the-consequences-of-toxic-metals-and-chemical-aerosols-on-human-health/19047
[5] http://breathelife2030.org/
[6] http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/tag/weather-modification/
[7] https://youtu.be/wX5TNDJopw8?t=50
[8] http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/07/cia_funds_nas_study_into_geoengineering_and_climate_change.html


Resources:


List of Geoengineering Experiments and Who Funds Themhttp://www.thetruthdenied.com/news/2015/06/26/list-of-geoengineering-experiments-and-who-funds-them/


New Science Study Comes Closer To Disclosing The Catastrophic Health And Environmental Consequences of Climate Engineeringhttp://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/new-science-study-comes-closer-to-disclosing-the-catastrophic-health-and-environmental-consequences-of-climate-engineering/


Image Credit: David Dees Art


Catherine J Frompovich (website) is a retired natural nutritionist who earned advanced degrees in Nutrition and Holistic Health Sciences, Certification in Orthomolecular Theory and Practice plus Paralegal Studies. Her work has been published in national and airline magazines since the early 1980s. Catherine authored numerous books on health issues along with co-authoring papers and monographs with physicians, nurses, and holistic healthcare professionals. She has been a consumer healthcare researcher 35 years and counting.


Catherine’s latest book, published October 4, 2013, is Vaccination Voodoo, What YOU Don’t Know About Vaccines, available on Amazon.com.


Her 2012 book A Cancer Answer, Holistic BREAST Cancer Management, A Guide to Effective & Non-Toxic Treatments, is available on Amazon.com and as a Kindle eBook.


Two of Catherine’s more recent books on Amazon.com are Our Chemical Lives And The Hijacking Of Our DNA, A Probe Into What’s Probably Making Us Sick (2009) and Lord, How Can I Make It Through Grieving My Loss, An Inspirational Guide Through the Grieving Process (2008)


Catherine’s NEW book: Eat To Beat Disease, Foods Medicinal Qualities ©2016 Catherine J Frompovich is now available


   

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chemtrails_deesBy Catherine J. Frompovich


It’s official!


A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits*. Information is presented via interactive maps, highlighting areas within countries that exceed WHO limits. [1]


The World Health Organization (WHO) published that confirmation of air quality in a press release issued September 2, 2016.  Heck, I could have told them that years ago without performing any studies or quality models just from looking at skies overhead and seeing ‘sky graffiti’ that spreads out into ‘blanket clouds’, which make sunny days dark, dreary and dreadful of what’s falling to earth—the  particulates we humans are forced to breathe.



Question:  Do the ‘clouds’ in these photos look like anything Mother Nature would provide?


pic-1pic-2Photos Source


Furthermore, what kind of ‘flight plans’ do those chemtrails represent?  Even a Kamikaze pilot could do much better, I think.


Isn’t it common horse sense to question what’s in those ‘trails in the sky’, since normal contrails dissipate within seconds?  Furthermore, modern jet engines are not supposed to produce contrails except in extreme conditions!  Something downright nefarious obviously is going on and it’s affecting air quality, regardless of what the WHO or climate geoengineers deny about “chemtrails.”


What is air pollution’s toll on humans?


According to the WHO,









Some 3 million deaths a year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution can be just as deadly. In 2012, an estimated 6.5 million deaths (11.6% of all global deaths) were associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution together.

‘Air pollution continues take [sic] a toll on the health of the most vulnerable populations – women, children and the older adults,’ adds Dr Bustreo. ‘For people to be healthy, they must breathe clean air from their first breath to their last.’” [1]



So why, then, are global governments and corporations [6] engaging in Solar Radiation Management (SRM) and other weather geoengineering practices that absolutely contaminate the air that all forms of life on Planet Earth are forced to breathe?


If anyone doubts that’s a reality, well, here is some pretty powerful documentation:


The 784-page “Weather Modification: Programs, Problems, Policy and Potential” (May 1978)http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/documents/Weather%20Modification%20-%20Programs,%20Problems,%20Policy,%20And%20Potential%20(May%201978,%20784%20pages).pdf


“Weather As A Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025” (52 pages)http://csat.au.af.mil/2025/volume3/vol3ch15.pdf


Manipulating weather is not some two-bit endeavor: Numerous ‘resources’ obviously become engaged and deployed, the least of which are chemicals, gases, machinery and technology.  Someone has to foot the bill for that and ‘underwrite it’ too!


Who’s financing the polluted air we breathe?


Do you think the WHO knows?


How about the U.S. Congress; does it know and if not, why not, and when will it find out?


So what’s the U.S. government doing that’s reported in “Federal Climate Change Expenditures Report to Congress” https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/assets/legislative_reports/fcce-report-to-congress.pdf , a 48-page report.   “Check mate, Congress!”


Why’s the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) funding research into manipulating the climate? [8]


Or, is it Bill Gates? [7]


Apparently, the weather geoengineering rabbit hole really is very, very deep!


That WHO press release mentioned above has the chutzpah to blame poor air quality on,


Major sources of air pollution include inefficient modes of transport, household fuel and waste burning, coal-fired power plants, and industrial activities.


So they concocted a ‘sensible-sounding’ reasoning, including creating a surreal reality, for pushing their infamous “carbon taxes.” [2,3]  However, the WHO and weather geoengineers deliberately omit the number one air quality pollutants—those doggone ubiquitous chemtrails that contain toxic chemicals, aluminum chaff, biologicals and ‘unknowns’ used in Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering.”


According to Global Research’s “Chemtrails: The Consequences of Toxic Metals and Chemical Aerosols on Human Health,”


Over the past decade, independent testing of Chemtrails around the country has shown a dangerous, extremely poisonous brew that includes: barium, nano aluminum-coated fiberglass [known as CHAFF], radioactive thorium, cadmium, chromium, nickel, desiccated blood, mold spores, yellow fungal mycotoxins, ethylene dibromide, and polymer fibers. Barium can be compared to the toxicity of arsenic.(4) Barium is known to adversely affect the heart. Aluminum has a history of damaging brain function. Independent researchers and labs continue to show off-the-scale levels of these poisons. A few “anonymous” officials have acknowledged this on-going aerosol spraying.(5) [4]


I’d say the above information sure sounds like an incredible roster—plus tonnage—of toxins being sprayed into the atmosphere, which creates the air pollution we breathe in a much greater proportion than what the WHO wants to blame it on: transportation modes, household fuel, waste burning, coal-fired plants and industrial activities, even though those ‘offenders’ provide a tremendous amount of air pollution.  However, why deliberately spray more toxic clouds and pollution on humans like we are some sort of roaches to be gotten rid of?


Fine particulate matter pollutants, which are less than PM2.5, is being set as the “standard” for acceptable air quality by the WHO.  However, take a read on this:



* WHO Ambient Air Quality Guidelines


WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed “WHO’s Ambient Air quality guidelines” for annual mean of particulate matter with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometres (PM2.5). WHO guideline limits for annual mean of PM2.5 are 10 μg/m3 annual mean.


PM2.5 includes pollutants such as sulfate, nitrates and black carbon, which penetrate deep into the lungs and in the cardiovascular system, posing the greatest risks to human health.



Incidentally, the WHO has another website, “BREATHE LIFE” [5], which states “air pollution is an invisible killer,” so why, in the name of all that is common sense, isn’t the WHO doing something about stopping chemtrails?  Good question?  Or, are they playing some sort of shell mind games with us about air pollution to fit in with some specific agenda?


What do you think?


References:


[1] http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/air-pollution-estimates/en/
[2] http://www.carbontax.org/?gclid=CL_dip7a6s8CFcpbhgodqU8GqA
[3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_tax
[4] http://www.globalresearch.ca/chemtrails-the-consequences-of-toxic-metals-and-chemical-aerosols-on-human-health/19047
[5] http://breathelife2030.org/
[6] http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/tag/weather-modification/
[7] https://youtu.be/wX5TNDJopw8?t=50
[8] http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/07/cia_funds_nas_study_into_geoengineering_and_climate_change.html


Resources:


List of Geoengineering Experiments and Who Funds Themhttp://www.thetruthdenied.com/news/2015/06/26/list-of-geoengineering-experiments-and-who-funds-them/


New Science Study Comes Closer To Disclosing The Catastrophic Health And Environmental Consequences of Climate Engineeringhttp://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/new-science-study-comes-closer-to-disclosing-the-catastrophic-health-and-environmental-consequences-of-climate-engineering/


Image Credit: David Dees Art


Catherine J Frompovich (website) is a retired natural nutritionist who earned advanced degrees in Nutrition and Holistic Health Sciences, Certification in Orthomolecular Theory and Practice plus Paralegal Studies. Her work has been published in national and airline magazines since the early 1980s. Catherine authored numerous books on health issues along with co-authoring papers and monographs with physicians, nurses, and holistic healthcare professionals. She has been a consumer healthcare researcher 35 years and counting.


Catherine’s latest book, published October 4, 2013, is Vaccination Voodoo, What YOU Don’t Know About Vaccines, available on Amazon.com.


Her 2012 book A Cancer Answer, Holistic BREAST Cancer Management, A Guide to Effective & Non-Toxic Treatments, is available on Amazon.com and as a Kindle eBook.


Two of Catherine’s more recent books on Amazon.com are Our Chemical Lives And The Hijacking Of Our DNA, A Probe Into What’s Probably Making Us Sick (2009) and Lord, How Can I Make It Through Grieving My Loss, An Inspirational Guide Through the Grieving Process (2008)


Catherine’s NEW book: Eat To Beat Disease, Foods Medicinal Qualities ©2016 Catherine J Frompovich is now available


   

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facial-recognition-kasperskyBy Derrick Broze


A recently released report from the Center for Privacy and Technology is calling attention to the growing danger of facial recognition software.


Georgetown Law University’s Center for Privacy and Technology has released a new report detailing how law enforcement is using facial recognition software without the knowledge or consent of the people. The report, “The Perpetual Line-Up: Unregulated Police Face Recognition in America,” examines several cases of misuse or abuse of facial recognition technology.


The researchers filed more than 100 public records requests to police departments around the nation. The team found that one in two American adults has their image in a facial recognition database, including law enforcement in 26 states who use facial recognition in combination with drivers license and ID pictures. Sixteen of those states give the Federal Bureau of Investigations access to their Department of Motor Vehicles databases.



The public records requests also reveal that at least five major cities use or have considered using facial recognition technology to scan the faces of pedestrians. The report highlights a lack of record keeping and laws dealing with limiting facial scanning. According to the findings of the researchers, facial recognition software could also be used to limit free speech and currently very few states have taken measures to protect protesters and activists from being targeted. The face recognition systems are also not subject to auditing for misuse.


Even with the lack of accountability, the authors of the report put their faith in law enforcement and do not believe the increase in facial scanning is related to the erection of a police and surveillance state.








“The law enforcement officers who use the technology are men and women of good faith. They do not want to invade our privacy or create a police state,” the researchers write. “They are simply using every tool available to protect the people that they are sworn to serve. Police use of face recognition is inevitable. This report does not aim to stop it.”


Instead, the team hopes that the report offers an understanding of “the very real risks that face recognition creates.” The report calls for Congress and state legislatures to fix the issue through legislation and regulation.


Following the release of the Georgetown report, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a coalition of privacy groups called on the the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division to put facial recognition “in check.” The coalition is calling on the DOJ and FBI to expand current investigations into whether the use of surveillance tech like facial recognition has a disparate impact on neighborhoods of color.


The report also mentions the FBI’s fingerprint and DNA databases as a source of concern. “By running face recognition searches against 16 states’ driver’s license photo databases, the FBI has built a biometric network that primarily includes law-abiding Americans. This is unprecedented and highly problematic,” the researchers write.


In May, Activist Post reported that the FBI is attempting to suppress information about their massive database which contains fingerprints, palm prints, iris, voice, and face scans, as well as other biometric data, of millions of Americans. The FBI, the DOJ, and local law enforcement all same determined to keep the public in the dark concerning the full extent of domestic surveillance and monitoring via biometric tools like facial recognition software. It is up to every free heart and mind to continue shining a light in the darkness.


Protect your face, protect your identity, and expose the Surveillance State.


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Derrick Broze is an investigative journalist and liberty activist. He is the Lead Investigative Reporter for ActivistPost.com and the founder of the TheConsciousResistance.com. Follow him on Twitter. Derrick is the author of three books: The Conscious Resistance: Reflections on Anarchy and Spirituality and Finding Freedom in an Age of Confusion, Vol. 1 and Finding Freedom in an Age of Confusion, Vol. 2


Derrick is available for interviews. Please contact Derrick@activistpost.com


This article may be freely reposted in part or in full with author attribution and source link.


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arrest-contestBy Claire Bernish


Effectively annihilating law enforcement claims writing tickets and arresting people are matters of public safety, a Florida police department has been caught red-handed holding a contest offering a “reward” to the officer who generated the most citations and arrests.


Last month, as an internal memo obtained by Channel 9 revealed, the Winter Springs Police Department held this reward-based citation-production contest, likely to generate a bit of extra revenue by commandeering people as often as possible through legal state extortion.


Winter Springs police insisted in a statement to Channel 9 the memorandum was “meant to promote teamwork and camaraderie,” and should not be equated with any sort of “quota” system.



As Channel 9 reported,


More than 100 citations, warnings and arrests were made during the weekend of Sept. 10. A handwritten memo titled ‘Delta Shift Weekend Competition’ offered ‘points’ for everything from a written warning to DUI arrests that weekend. The ‘winner’ would get to float for a pay period and also a ‘surprise.’


Jeff Lotter, a former Orange County Sheriff’s deputy and a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who now works as a traffic attorney, admitted to the station officer discretion would likely be affected by the promise of a reward.


“I think a quota has a negative connotation: Meet this standard or you’re punished,” Lotter explained. “This is the inverse of that. The winner gets a reward, but it has the same effect.”








Quotas are, in fact, illegal in the State of Florida — but are often imposed in surreptitious methods to ensure ‘productivity’ and, as mentioned, increased revenue for a department.


“Does it happen in some places? Yeah, I’m sure it does,” Chuck Wexler, Police Executive Research Forum executive director told NPR of quota systems last year.


“On the one hand, there is an understandable desire to have productivity from your officers. But telling them that you want to arrest x number of people, you have to cite x number of people, it just encourages bad performance on the part of officers.”


Or, more accurately, bad behavior.


As Lotter noted of the Winter Park contest, some of the contest-induced September citations might have otherwise been mere warnings — in other words, for the duration of the contest, the police officers probably victimized only marginally guilty individuals.


“There are multiple citations issued to one driver,” he explained. “Generally you think about a major violation being issued, and warnings after that, so it definitely raises some questions.”


Channel 9 reported a single driver was issued a “$206 ticket for speeding, a separate $116 fine for failing to change his address on his license and a third fine of $166 for open container.”


Another received a $116 ticket for lacking proof of insurance and one for $131 for speeding — after having exceeded the speed limit by just 9 miles per hour.


Such ordinarily illegitimate — or at least highly questionable — fines don’t lend to confidence in policing, especially given the current evaporation of trust between law enforcement and the American public.


“If citizens believe that tickets are being issued or arrests are being made for reasons other than the goal of law enforcement, which is about public safety, then their trust in the legitimacy of the system is really eroded,” co-chairwoman of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Laurie Robinson, told NPR.


In the statement justifying the contest to Channel 9, the Winter Park Police Department said:



After receiving your inquiry, we discovered the document in question was drafted during the period of one weekend in September by a sergeant as a way to promote teamwork within her individual squad. The context of the document was meant as a way to encourage camaraderie among her officers. It does not amount to an enforcement quota.


Even despite statutory prohibitions, the Winter Springs Police Department has not and will not sanction enforcement quotas of any kind. In addition to crime prevention programs, proactive traffic enforcement is just one goal of reducing crime within any jurisdiction and we are continually committed to that cause. We will investigate this matter further and take remedial action as deemed necessary through that investigation.



So, essentially this Florida police department recognizes quotas as illegal, has found a way to thwart the law, and will investigate itself for any wrongdoing — undoubtedly finding nothing untoward in the arbitrary increase in tickets and arrests, even of potentially innocent people.


“I think they know they’re in the gray area,” Lotter said, “and I would encourage them to dismiss these violations.”


Claire Bernish writes for TheFreeThoughtProject.com, where this article first appeared.


   

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freda war and peaceOp-Ed by Robert C. Kohler


Maybe it’s the phrase — “commander in chief” — that best captures the transcendent absurdity and unaddressed horrors of the 2016 election season and the business as usual that will follow.


I don’t want to elect anyone commander in chief: not the xenophobic misogynist and egomaniac, not the Henry Kissinger acolyte and Libya hawk. The big hole in this democracy is not the candidates; it’s the bedrock, founding belief that the rest of the world is our potential enemy, that war with someone is always inevitable and only a strong military will keep us safe.


In a million ways, we’ve outgrown this concept, or been pushed beyond it by awareness of global human connectedness and the shared planetary risk of eco-collapse. So whenever I hear someone in the media bring “commander in chief” into the discussion — always superficially and without question — what I hear is boys playing war. Yes, we wage war in a real way as well, but when the public is invited to participate in the process by selecting its next commander in chief, this is pretend war at its most surreal: all glory and greatness and hammering ISIS in Mosul.



“What about our safety here?” Brian Williams asked Gen. Barry McCaffrey on MSNBC the other night, as they were discussing the awfulness of terrorism and the need to bomb the bad guys out of existence. I cringed. How long can they keep selling this?


Our safety is far, far more imperiled by the fact that we have a military at all than by any enemy that military is allegedly fighting, but is, in fact, creating as it churns out endless collateral damage, a.k.a., dead and injured civilians.


The essential truth about war is this: The enemies are always on the same side. Regardless who “wins,” what matters is that war itself continues. Just ask the military-industrialists.








The only commander in chief I want to vote for is the one who will turn that title over to the historians and cry out that war is an obsolete and monstrous game, revered and coddled for five millennia now as the most sacred of activities that a (male) human can engage in. We need a commander in chief capable of leading us beyond the age of empire and the horrific games of conquest that are killing this planet.


“What about our safety here?”


When Brian Williams threw this question out to the American public, I thought, among much else, about the devastation and contamination the U.S. military has wrought on our deserts and coastal waters over the last seven decades by testing weapons — both nuclear and conventional — and playing, good God, war games; and then, sooner or later, by disposing of its obsolete toxins, usually with zero concern for the environmental safety of the surrounding area, whether it be in Iraq or Louisiana. Because the military is what it is, neither EPA regulations nor sanity itself usually applies.


For instance, as Dahr Jamail wrote recently at Truthout:


For decades, the U.S. Navy, by its own admission, has been conducting war game exercises in U.S. waters using bombs, missiles, sonobuoys (sonar buoys), high explosives, bullets and other materials that contain toxic chemicals — including lead and mercury — that are harmful to both humans and wildlife.


Why do we need to worry about ISIS when, as Jamail reports, “the batteries from dead sonobuoys will leach lithium into the water for 55 years”?


And then there’s depleted uranium, the extraordinarily toxic heavy metal the U.S. military loves; DU missiles and shells rip through steel like it was butter. They also spread radioactive contamination across Planet Earth. And they help poison the waters off the Washington-Oregon coast, where the Navy plays its games, just like they poisoned the waters surrounding Vieques, a tropical paradise island off the coast of Puerto Rico, which, as I wrote several years ago, “was commandeered by the U.S. military as a throwaway site for weapons testing” for 62 years. The Navy finally left, but left behind contaminated soil and water and many thousands of live shells that had failed to detonate, along with a legacy of serious health problems for the island’s 10,000 residents.


“They are indeed the largest polluters on Earth,” environmental toxicologist Mozhgan Savabieasfahani told Truthout, speaking of the U.S. military, “as they produce more toxic chemicals than the top three U.S. chemical manufacturers combined. Historically, large global ecosystems and significant human food sources have been contaminated by the U.S. military.”


What does it mean to vote for the next commander in chief of the largest polluter on the planet?


I confess that I do not know — at least not in the context of this absurd and superficially debated election, with virtually every serious question or issue pushed to the margins. How do we transcend nationalism and the game of war — the reality of endless war — and engage in securing the safety of the whole planet? How do we acknowledge that this planet is not just “a jumble of insensate stuff, a random melee of subatomic particles” for us to exploit, as Charles Eisestein writes, but a living entity of which we are, crucially, a part? How do we learn to love this planet and one another?


Any potential “commander in chief” who asks lesser questions than these is engaging in a childish game with real guns.


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clinton-trump-russiaBy Claire Bernish


Having been subjected to the intellectually insulting shit show of a third and, thankfully, final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — likely the two most despised candidates in U.S. electoral history — it’s now imperative Americans train their attention to rapidly unfolding events which, by every indication, comprise blaring alarm bells of impending world war.


And no, despite scaremongering to the contrary, this war — centered around superpowers Russia and the United States — would not inevitably devolve into the hurling of nuclear missiles. In fact, the likelihood of no-holds-barred nuclear war is, at best, negligible — but the odds of unhindered conventional warfare have increased markedly over the past week.


Forget electoral panem et circenses; the current administration has already set in motion an obstinately unstoppable train wreck.



A senior NATO diplomat, who spoke with Reuters under condition of anonymity and cited ‘Western intelligence,’ gave the startling assessment Wednesday that Russia is



deploying all of the Northern fleet and much of the Baltic fleet in the largest surface deployment since the end of the Cold War.


This is not a friendly port call. In two weeks, we will see a crescendo of air attacks on Aleppo as part of Russia’s strategy to declare victory there.



Indeed, Russian ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad eagerly accepted President Vladimir Putin’s military assistance in its chaotic and complex conflict, which largely involves U.S.-created and Saudi Arabia-funded Islamic State militants; U.S.-trained and armed ‘moderate rebel’ terrorists; Syrian government forces; and the altogether controversial Western-backed, Saudi-led coalition. Considering the decimation taking place, that assistance is absolutely justifiable.








Of course, that farcically simplified explanation requires the contextualization of an intricate web of extenuating circumstances — nearly any one of which could spark a powderkeg.


Russian military endeavors in Syria have already earned a vow by the U.S. to defend itself — and by logical extension, that would include whichever rebel groups it considers ‘moderate’ enough not to deserve being targeted. With Russia planning an all-in offensive, some analysts have warned, the Pentagon could facilely decide to undertake direct ‘defensive’ measures.


At the heart of the U.S.’ multi-fronted proxy war with Russia sits a highly-propagandized, baseless narrative of “Russian aggression” — a claim thoroughly saturating American political rhetoric to shift both focus and blame from the true substantive aggressor the world over: the United States.


Save for scanty disagreement from Western-centric analysts, this American aggression — marked by an obstinate quest for dominance and control — has us all perilously hurtling for needless war on a global scale.


And needless, if not highly suspect, aptly characterizes the U.S. recent destruction of several strategic radar sites inside Yemen following dubious claims the U.S.S. Mason had come under missile attack by Iran-allied Shi’a Houthi rebels. Although American politicians and corporate media swiftly proffered those claims as steel truth — even amid a nascent investigation by the Pentagon — the Department of Defense’s own preliminary statement cast doubt about veracity.


“The initial thoughts is that this [attack] was aimed at them,” DoD spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis stated shortly after the purported incident last Tuesday.


Nonetheless, the belligerent move by the U.S. spurred Iran to deploy an entire fleet of military vessels to the same Gulf of Aden waters from whence the response attack had been launched.


Now, despite the abrupt and official military entree into the Yemeni war, Reuters reported, the “Pentagon declined to say on Monday whether the USS Mason destroyer was targeted by multiple inbound missiles fired from Yemen on Saturday, as initially thought, saying a review was under way to determine what happened.”


But the U.S. propaganda machine truly hit a fever pitch today, thanks to an altogether shady exclusive report courtesy of Reuters — amplifying an altogether unproven claim Iran has been directly supplying Houthi rebels with missiles, arms, and ‘cash.’


In fact an unsurprisingly unnamed and unverifiable “senior U.S. administration official” delivered an accusation of potentially staggering consequence, telling Reuters:


We have been concerned about the recent flow of weapons from Iran into Yemen and have conveyed those concerns to those who maintain relations with the Houthis, including the Omani government.


Oman, of course, flatly denies such allegations.


“There is no truth to this,” Omani Foreign Minister Yousef bin Alwi told Saudi newspaper Okaz in an interview last week. “No weapons have crossed our border and we are ready to clarify any suspicions if they arise.”


In fact, though Reuters cites several anonymous diplomats and officials, the accusation Iran has been supplying anything directly to the Houthis has yet to be unassailably proven — and such reports do little more than proffer a narrative suitable not only to maintain new U.S. military endeavors in Yemen, but to recklessly provoke a proxy Iranian conflict.


Such psychological operations are, of course, not unusual for the United States — and extend to a statement given by President Barack Obama on Tuesday concerning Russia.


In a blatant attempt to discredit Donald Trump for a supposed fondness for Putin, Obama, as usual, invoked the Russian aggression narrative — however, this spiel came complete with a pointedly significant re-characterization about the Russian military.


“We think that Russia is a large, important country with a military that is second only to ours and has to be a part of the solution on the world stage rather than part of the problem,” the president explained, surreptitiously upgrading the Cold War foe’s capabilities than its previous status as mere “regional power” in umpteen previous statements.


This not-at-all-minor point most does effectively two things: grows in less cagey American minds the palpability and thus legitimacy of a Russian threat, and renews Cold War propaganda pitting two global superpowers as mortal enemies — ostensibly setting up a pre-justification to act in even pre-emptive self-defense anywhere on the planet this proxy war plays out.


Additionally, in a matter of weeks, disfavor over U.S.’ actions has cemented military and other alliances between a quickly mounting number of former, longstanding American allies and other traditional Western foes — the vast majority of which align with Russia.


After a subtly significant geopolitical snub during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council to negotiate a ceasefire in Syria, which infuriated Saudi Arabia, Egypt fomented a friendly military relationship with UNSC presiding body, Russia.


“[F]or the first time,” beginning October 15, Reuters reported, “joint drills between Egyptian and Russian paratrooper units” began in Egypt, and will continue through the 26th. Further, the growing rift with Saudi Arabia indicated Egypt might have been weighing options for a different ally for some time. Reuters wrote:


A halt to shipments of Saudi fuel to Egypt under a $23 billion aid deal shows that a rift between the Arab world’s richest country and its most populous may be deeper than previously thought, which could leave Egypt desperate for a new sponsor.


Egypt hasn’t been alone in jumping ship — and the Middle East isn’t the sole locus of conflict.


During a four-day visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping this week — amid deteriorating relations with the United States — Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte asserted it is “only China that can help us.”


This massive shift in alignment could have highly consequent repercussions in the territorial dispute over the South China Sea — another conflict in which the U.S. has embroiled itself in several proxy wars, including Russian-backed China.


In fact, although the Philippines had been at the center of that quarrel, unnamed Chinese officials prior to the ongoing meeting announced China would “consider giving Filipino fishermen conditional access to disputed waters in the South China Sea after the presidents of the two countries meet in Beijing this week.”


Now, following through on intimations the Philippines would cleave from the West, Duterte just made a historic and stunning announcement today, to an auditorium in Beijing packed with over 200 Chinese and Filipino business people, including Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli:


In this venue, your honours, in this venue, I announce my separation from the United States. Both in military, not maybe social, but economics also. America has lost.


He added,


I’ve realigned myself in your ideological flow and maybe I will also go to Russia to talk to [President Vladimir] Putin and tell him that there are three of us against the world — China, Philippines and Russia. It’s the only way.


As another geostrategic and commercial waterway of international importance, the South China Sea’s role in the U.S. proxy war is second only to the Red Sea and access to it — but the presence of American naval vessels in both those waters and neighboring East China Sea has been deemed an aggressive threat by China and its strengthening ally Russia, as well as North Korea.


Joint naval and military drills conducted by the U.S. and ally South Korea and the planned installation of the U.S.’ Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, missile system along the latter’s borders inflamed tensions with North Korea — who has been testing ballistic missiles for months, much to the consternation of the two nations and ally, Japan.


On Wednesday, in response to this perceived aggression, North Korea issued a severe admonishment to the two countries that even “minor signs of aggression” would greenlight Pyongyang to flatten Seoul in a defensive first-strike nuclear attack.


“It has been too long a time since our revolutionary armed forces switched to a principle of pre-emptive strike in the conduct of war, in response to the aggressive war provocations of our enemies,” Pyongyang stated, as cited by UPI, ominously adding a “ruthless pre-emptive strike is to be applied even in the face of minor signs of aggression.”


Not known for backing down from delicate situations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared its intent to deploy THAAD “as soon as possible,” after meeting with South Korean officials in Washington, and told the press:



Let me be clear. Any attack on the United States or its allies will be defeated, and any use of nuclear weapons will be met with an effective and overwhelming response.


We do not, and we will not, accept North Korea as a nuclear-armed state.



Leaving nothing open to misinterpretation, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter clarified in a separate press statement that, in defense of Seoul, the United States guaranteed “full spectrum” use of its response capabilities — meaning nuclear missiles are anything but off the table.


Shortly afterward, according to NBC News,


U.S. Strategic Command said it had detected what it believed to be a failed missile launch near the northwestern North Korean city of Kusong.


Director of the North Korean Foreign Ministry’s Institute for American Studies, Lee Yong Pil, told NBC News Pyongyang will absolutely strike first if Pyongyang perceives it necessary, saying,


The U.S. has nuclear weapons off our coast, targeting our country, our capital and our dear leader, Kim Jong Un. We will not step back as long as there’s a nuclear threat to us from the United States.


South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, saying its allies would employ “all tools in the toolkit” for defense, asserted,


What is most important is to continuously demonstrate our capability and deterrence with our commitment and actions so that Pyongyang can feel the panic under their skins.


North Korea might be known for blustery rhetoric it refuses to back with significant action — but continued provocation by the United States might elicit a response far more detrimental than words.


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Considering the depth and breadth of these entanglements — not to mention a number of equally grave concerns omitted for brevity — it would be wise not to dismiss the methodological march toward world war simply for the infinitesimally minor chance it could take a disastrous nuclear turn.


Claire Bernish writes for TheFreeThoughtProject.com, where this article first appeared.


   

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