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Table of Contents Social Engineering & Racial Division
Russian Forces on American Soil
The Trayvon Martin Tragedy
The Future of National Security
The Lie of Dzhokar Tsarnaev
Paul Joseph Watson and Alex Jones
Paul Joseph Watson
Domestic Spy Grid
World War III Brews
Enslaving America’s Data
While We Argue Over Trayvon
The Hidden Horrors of GMOs
Fluoride in the Water Chemical Warfare Against Your Family
Julie Wilson CIA Openly Propagandizes Americans This Time It’s Legal
Kurt Nimmo Obama Conquers the Internet Through Quiet Executive Orders
20 22 24
Federal Government Persecutes Zimmerman Racial Polarization Theater
Presidential Destruction of Political Opposition The IRS is Just the Beginning
FBI Assassination Plans Declassified Business as Usual
Kurt Nimmo State of Mind
Obama’s Syria Policy Is the Same as Bush’s Iraq Policy
Uncovering the Secrets of Mind Control
America’s Artificial Rift The Two Party System
Egypt is Awake Media Ignored AntiObama Fervor
Paul Joseph Watson
Congress Addresses the NSA Surveillance Violates the Law
Media Spin The Ins and Outs of Propaganda
ON THE COVER In the wake of the media-stoked chaos ensuing from George Zimmerman being pronounced not guilty of the murder of Trayvon Martin, political opportunists are taking turns feeding the frenzy of racial tension, advancing careers and peddling policies, while we are distracted by the drama, stripping all colors of American people of their universal liberties in the process — the same people they have sworn to serve.
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Social Engineering & Racial Division: The Trayvon Martin Tragedy Contrived Selective Outrage Prevents Americans from Unifying Against National Security State.
he rights and wrongs of the confron-
illustration of the threat posed to black people by racist
Sanger wrote about the need to hire black leaders in order
tation between George Zimmerman
hate crimes. If people like Sharpton, Jackson, Holder, and
to hoodwink blacks into voting for their own eventual
and Trayvon Martin will continue to
Obama really cared about black people being murdered,
“extermination,” black Americans have been the unwitting
be debated, but what has emerged
there would be a national conversation about these statis-
victims of a sustained program to keep them downtrod-
clearly from the relentless coverage
tics. Instead, we have witnessed an 18 month obsession
den and reliant on the system via government hand outs,
of the story is a contrived agenda by
with one isolated incident in Florida.
cultural cannibalism, and societal manipulation.
the establishment to stir up racial
The primary threat to black people clearly stems from
To achieve this con trick, the government found it nec-
animosity in America in order to undermine everybody’s
violent gangs and other black people, but this has been
essary to create a common enemy against which blacks
rights — a form of social engineering that ultimately hurts
completely ignored by the media in favor of ginning up a
must appear to be defended by the state — racist white
everybody, no matter what their color or creed.
racial divide that is completely contrived. More blacks are
people. The Democrat Party, despite being responsible for
killed by other blacks in Chicago every weekend than the
founding the KKK, set themselves up as the representa-
merman trial is how the whole country was whipped up
Ku Klux Klan killed over a period of 50 years. The high
tives of black America while behind the scenes scheming
into a fervor of selective outrage over one black teenager
murder rate of young black men has virtually nothing to do
to cynically exploit and manipulate them as a voting block
being killed by a hispanic man, falsely labeled “white” by
with the actions of white people, so why was the Zimmer-
through which to undermine constitutional rights, like the
the media, when the problem of black-on-black violent
man case hijacked by establishment black leaders and the
crime completely dwarfs any notion that black people are
media in order to insinuate this myth?
One of the fundamental questions surrounding the Zim-
being deliberately targeted by whites. The likes of Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Eric Holder, and
If the media wanted to initiate a national conversation
The likes of Sharpton and Jackson perpetuate racial division by promulgating the myth that racist white Amer-
about this issue, why did it fail to mention the 1,300
ica continues to subjugate black people, when in reality
even Barack Obama himself all inserted themselves into
black babies who are killed every day in America through
such subjugation comes directly from law enforcement,
the Trayvon Martin controversy in order to hype the threat
abortion? The simple answer is that the establishment isn’t
the state, and an establishment pop-culture narrative that
posed by violent hate crimes against blacks, manufactur-
interested in focusing on anything that cannot be blamed
encourages black people to act like thuggish hip-hop stars.
ing a kind of universal white guilt that demanded “justice
on white people because this doesn’t further their agenda
Meanwhile, true black leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr.,
for Trayvon” not based on the facts of the case, but on
of manufacturing racial division.
who encourage racial harmony between blacks and whites,
emotional manipulation focused around the erroneous presumption that America has declared “open season” on murdering young black men. In reality, according to Justice Department figures, 94 percent of all blacks murdered in America every year are
RACIAL DIVISION: DIVIDE AND CONQUER
Just as the state has sought to play groups against each
are murdered by the state.
It is very appropriate that Trayvon Martin’s family attor-
murdered by other black people, despite the fact that black
other for their own benefit as part of a divide-and-conquer
ney told Fox News that her first role was to act as a “social
Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population.
strategy throughout history, black people are also being
engineer,” given that social engineering lay at the core of
That’s 7,000 blacks murdered every year by other black
targeted with aggressive programs of social engineering
the entire George Zimmerman controversy. The Obama
people. This statistic alone completely demolishes the nar-
to keep them dependent on big government. Ever since
administration seized control of the affair from the very
rative that the Zimmerman case represented a bellwether
infamous social engineers Clarence Gamble and Margaret
beginning with the Justice Department funding pro-Tray-
WHAT HAS EMERGED CLEARLY FROM THE RELENTLESS COVERAGE OF THE STORY IS A CONTRIVED AGENDA BY THE ESTABLISHMENT TO STIR UP RACIAL ANIMOSITY IN AMERICA IN ORDER TO UNDERMINE EVERYBODY’S RIGHTS — A FORM OF SOCIAL ENGINEERING THAT ULTIMATELY HURTS EVERYBODY, NO MATTER WHAT THEIR COLOR OR CREED.
von protests last year in order to create public pressure that led to Zimmerman’s arrest after local police had already concluded that Zimmerman had acted in self-defense and that no charges were necessary. The ex-Sanford police chief Bill Lee also went public to reveal that the case had been hijacked “in a number of ways” by outside forces and that “he felt pressure from city officials to arrest Zimmerman to placate the public rather than as a matter of justice.” In one sense, the Zimmerman trial served as an extremely useful distraction from the myriad of scandals that plagued the Obama administration in the weeks before the case came to dominate U.S. television networks. The NSA PRISM controversy, the IRS targeting conservative groups, and the AP hacking probe all virtually disappeared from the headlines as the nation obsessed over every development in a Florida courtroom. However, once the fix was in, and the Obama administration secured its show trial, it didn’t really matter whether Zimmerman was found guilty or not. The political hijacking of the case was about contriving selective outrage and then channeling that outrage into the demonization of the right to self-defense, the right to own guns, and the sanctity of juries, while at the same time driving a further wedge between black and white America. Instead of unifying around the universal liberties enshrined in the constitution and coming together to stand up to an out-of-control national security state that is spying on all Americans, stealing their financial future, and erecting a police state, the Trayvon Martin tragedy allowed Americans to be tricked into buying into the politics of racial division, while ignoring their true common enemy.
written by: Kit Daniels
Domestic Spy Grid Designed Long Before 9/11
Domestic Spy Grid Designed Long Before 9/11 enslaving americanâ€™s personal data 14
he domestic spy grid enslaving Amer-
leadership that accepts the United States’ global responsi-
icans’ personal data into perpetual,
bilities.” This report also calls on the U.S. armed forces to
digital archives was planned well before
control cyberspace, in the same vein as navies controlling
9/11 in a manner much like the early
the high seas, in order to protect America’s global political
2001 planning for the invasion of Iraq,
leadership in the “infosphere.”
as shown in declassified documents
published at the National Security Archive. A 42-page, declassified memo called “Transition 2001,”
“Rebuilding America’s Defenses” was published by the now-extinct Project for the New American Century, a think tank founded by former State Department staff member
published in December 2000 to brief newly elected Presi-
Robert Kagan and neoconservative William Kristol, the
dent Bush on the National Security Agency, declares that
latter known for his statements suggesting the GOP would
the agency’s mission demands “a powerful, permanent
be better off without Ron Paul.
presence on a global telecommunications network that will
Kristol is now spinning the NSA’s end run around the
host ‘protected’ communications of Americans as well as
Fourth Amendment as targeting foreign terrorists with
the targeted communications of adversaries.”
proper oversight, while Ron Paul speaks out against the
The word “protected,” surrounded by double quotations in the memo, refers to all of the personal, private data of Americans protected by the Fourth Amendment.
dangers of an Orwellian surveillance state, ironically predicting this over a quarter-century ago in the year 1984. Unfortunately Ron Paul’s warning was completely
Simply put, prior to the post-9/11 War on Terror, the
ignored by our government. Not too long after the “Transi-
NSA had every intention of ensnaring the phone con-
tion 2001” memo and the “Rebuilding America’s Defenses”
versations, e-mails, chat logs, Internet search history,
report, the U.S. Department of Defense moved towards
etc. of all Americans into their wide net of domestic
integrating existing information on American citizens and
surveillance. Even the double quotations imply a veil of
aliens into a centralized, virtual database, as reported in
contempt towards our rights.
a December 15, 2002 article in The New York Times by
Predating the “Transition 2001” memo by three months,
Jeffrey Rosen, entitled “Total Information Awareness.”
and 9/11 by an entire year, a report entitled “Rebuilding
According to this article, the Total Information Awareness
America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a
program sought to analyze Americans’ criminal, financial,
New Century” calls for the U.S. Department of Defense to
educational, medical, and travel records and could have
aggressively embrace information technologies, but warns
included the development of “risk profile” technologies to
of a slow implementation unless a “new Pearl Harbor”
determine “suspicious” patterns of behavior in individuals.
ushers in an era of high-tech intelligence gathering. The report is structured upon a demand for “national
The current surveillance state was not born out of the post-9/11 world but simply thrived in it.
the current surveillance state was not bor n out of the post-9/11 world but simply thrived in it. 15
FEMA signs deal with Russian Emergency Situations Ministry to “exchange experts” 16
written by: Paul Joseph Watson
Russian Forces on American Soil The Future of National Security
s part of a deal signed late June
The use of foreign troops or other officials in a law
that the deal was only about information sharing. Either the press release was inaccurate or FEMA is lying.
in Washington DC between the
enforcement capacity providing “security” inside the
Russian Emergency Situations
United States is illegal under the Posse Comitatus Act,
Ministry and the Federal Emer-
the federal law passed in 1878 prohibiting military
Russian forces would be operating inside the United States
gency Management Agency,
troops from enforcing local laws, the duty of a civilian
at “mass events” ignores the fact that Russian and other
(FEMA), Russian officials will
police force. Capt. William Geddes of the U.S. Army
foreign troops have been training for at least two decades
provide “security at mass events” in the United States — a
Reserve acknowledged last year that it is against federal
on American soil. Even if we accept FEMA’s denial that
scenario that won’t sit well with Americans wary of foreign
law to use U.S. troops to conduct police patrols, despite
Russian forces will be in place at “mass events” in the U.S.,
assets operating on U.S. soil. According to a press release
the fact that such occurrences are becoming increasingly
the fact that Russian forces are already operating inside
by the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense
common. The use of foreign troops is an even more clear
America is proven.
and Emergencies, U.S. and Russian officials met on June
cut violation of Posse Comitatus.
25 at the 17th Joint U.S.-Russia Cooperation Committee on
FEMA was forced to deny the report published by
The federal agency’s denial of the report that suggested
Concerns about foreign troops being used on U.S. soil have lingered ever since the 1961 publication of State
Infowars.com that cited the official Russian government
Defense Publication 7277, entitled “Freedom from War:
press release, which can be found at the website for the
the United States Program for General and Complete
during joint rescue operations in major disasters,” the Rus-
EMERCOM of Russia. The state-run Russian news wire RIA
Disarmament in a Peaceful World,” which is a blueprint
sian Emergency Situations Ministry will also be providing
Novosti claimed, “There will be ‘no exchange of security or
for the harmonization of U.S. and Russian forces under a
“security at mass events” in the United States. This sug-
military personnel’ under a recently renewed partnership
framework of United Nations-led global government. There
gests that events designated as “National Special Security
between the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency
are numerous documented occasions of both foreign troops
Events” by the Department of Homeland Security, which
and Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry, a FEMA
on American soil, as well as militaristic violations of the
include the Super Bowl, international summits such as G8,
spokesman told RIA Novosti … The agreement continues
Posse Comitatus Act, happening right in front of our faces,
and presidential inaugurations, could now rely partly on
information-sharing meetings and observation opportuni-
yet blatantly ignored by the mainstream media.
Russian authorities to provide security. The meeting last
ties with first responders and emergency managers.” The
week also agreed on the conclusion that U.S. and Russian
admission that FEMA and Russian authorities would “ex-
on U.S. soil to deal with “insurgents” since the late 1990s
emergency authorities will increase their co-operation, “in
change experts” who would be active “during joint rescue
as part of “urban warfare drills.” In addition, as Frank
order to respond efficiently to all kinds of disasters.”
operations in major disasters” clearly contradicts the claim
Drover details, “Troops and personnel under the command
Emergency Situations. In addition to agreeing with FEMA to “exchange experts
Alex Jones has documented foreign troops being trained
exercises involving foreign troops on u.s. soil have become commonplace over the last 20 years as americans become increasing acclimatized to seeing international forces prepared for involvement in domestic security operations, largely ignorant of the fact that this is a violation of the posse comitatus act.
of the United Nations have been training all over
Southern California and then “moved inland for
the United States in joint exercises that include po-
additional training ashore.”
licing operations and terrorist suppression.” Drover
Last year, we reported on how Russian troops
cites a 1994 U.N. training mission named “Agile
were invited to the U.S. as part of a Fort Carson,
Provider,” during which 44,000 blue helmeted
Colorado, drill focused around anti-terror training.
U.N. troops from nations such as France and the
Aside from learning how to target terrorists in
Netherlands trained in Georgia, North and South
America, the Russian soldiers were also out in the
Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee.
local community attending a baseball game in
In 2008, it was also reported that U.S. and Canadian authorities had signed an agreement that
Colorado Springs. The pictures printed are from the Fort Carson drills.
would pave the way to using each other’s militaries
Exercises involving foreign troops on U.S. soil
on both sides of the border “during an emergency.”
have become commonplace over the last 20 years
During FEMA’s 2009 NLE exercise, foreign troops
as Americans become increasing acclimatized to
from Mexico, Canada, Australia and the United
seeing international forces prepared for involve-
Kingdom were involved in a major exercise focused
ment in domestic security operations, largely
on “terrorism prevention and protection.”
ignorant of the fact that this is a violation of the
Back in July 2010, our reporters covered the “Operation Vigilant Guard” exercises in Chicago,
Posse Comitatus Act. As Mac Slavo writes, “Rumors have circulated
which involved Polish troops training alongside
for years about the possibility of foreign troops
U.S. National Guard troops in drills focused
being deployed on U.S. soil in the event of a
around raiding terrorists and drug dealers. Accord-
widespread declaration of a national emergency.
ing to SFC Mark Ballard of the Illinois National
For quite some time, there have been anecdotal
Guard, the Polish forces were “integrating into
reports to support the claim that the U.N., Russia
some of the civil military units that are participat-
and other nations would be used in a policing
ing in this exercise” as part of Illinois’ partnership
capacity should some critical event befall our
with the Republic of Poland, a relationship based
nation … The fear should such a scenario take
around “integrative training” and blending mili-
place has been that these soldiers would act
tary and civilian forces in the event of a national
under the banner of their own flags, ignoring the
emergency, as well as making this process of
fundamental protections afforded to our citizens,
integration with foreign troops more “visible.”
leaving Americans under the jurisdiction of people
Only last month, foreign troops from Canada,
who don’t speak our language or respect our
New Zealand, and Japan, as well as observers
fundamental rights to self-defense, to be secure in
from Australia, Chile, Colombia, Israel, Mexico,
our homes, and to be presumed innocent in the
Peru, and Singapore took part in multi-lateral
eyes of the law.”
exercises with U.S. Marines under the banner of “Operation Dawn Blitz,” during which foreign soldiers staged a mock invasion of a beach in
To read the press release, visit: http:// en.mchs.ru/news/item/434203/
THE FEAR SHOULD SUCH A SCENARIO TAKE PLACE HAS BEEN THAT THESE SOLDIERS WOULD ACT UNDER THE BANNER OF THEIR OWN FLAGS, IGNORING THE FUNDAMENTAL PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO OUR CITIZENS, LEAVING AMERICANS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF PEOPLE WHO DON’T SPEAK OUR LANGUAGE OR RESPECT OUR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS TO SELF-DEFENSE, TO BE SECURE IN OUR HOMES, AND TO BE PRESUMED INNOCENT IN THE EYES OF THE LAW. 18
Fluoride in the Water is a Chemical Weapon Attack on You & Your Family written by: Julie Wilson
THE EPA HAS REVISED THEIR RECOMMENDED FLUORIDE LEVELS FROM 0.7 to 1.2 MILLIGRAMS PER LITER TO 0.7 MILLIGRAMS PER LITER.
These types of widely distributed studies passed off as
or nearly 70 years, national controver-
A few years later the world’s largest sodium fluoride
sy has surrounded the debate of water
producer, the American Aluminum Co. (ALCOA), and the
fact are conducted by scientists working for the same en-
fluoridation. In 1945, Grand Rapids
Dow Chemical Co. transferred the technology to Germany.
tities attempting to prove their products safe. This type
became the first American city to add
Numerous companies including Colgate, Kellogg, and
of biased, junk science continues today — Monsanto is
fluoride to the public’s drinking water
Dupont signed cartel agreements with I.G. Farben, creating
a perfect example. Monsanto currently holds patents on
in a supposed attempt to curb tooth
a powerful group designated “the fluoride mafia.”
genetically engineered (GE) crops prohibiting inde-
decay in children. Before implementing the fluoridation,
According to Steven’s article, the U.S. government sent
pendent studies on their products. Currently, the only
the city conducted a loose study testing whether fluoride
Charles E. Perkins, an expert scientist in chemistry, physiol-
studies conducted on GE crops in the United States are
exposure was safe and concluded that the benefits out-
ogy, and pathology, to manage the Farben chemical plants
studies performed by scientists who are direct employees
weighed the risks.
in Germany. It was during this time, that Perkins learned of
a plan to use water fluoridation to make people “stupid and
In 1947, a veteran lawyer for ALCOA was appointed
information claiming that fluoride isn’t just healthy, but
docile.” This plan was intended to be used as a weapon on
head of the Federal Security Agency, a position that put
necessary. Although, if you begin to dig a little deeper,
captives held in war camps. Authoritarians believed the flu-
him in charge of the Public Health Service, which then
you’ll find plenty of information explaining how and why
oridation caused slight damage to a particular part of the
approved fluoridation. This sounds eerily similar to
fluoride is not just unhealthy, but deadly.
brain, causing people to become submissive and surrender
President Obama appointing Michael Taylor, former Vice
themselves more easily.
President of Monsanto, to Senior Advisor of the Food
A quick Google search will probably lead you to mis-
In 1992, a former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scientist named Dr. Robert J. Carton said “Fluorida-
The U.S. military continued the Nazi’s research, at-
and Drug Administration in 2009. Through clever re-education methods orchestrated by big
tion is the greatest case of scientific fraud of this century.
tempting to build on it, and even admitted in a Rockefeller
Fluoridation presents unacceptable risks to public health,
report at a CIA briefing that “the drug program was part
chemical companies, fluoride, once a toxic, industrial waste
and the government cannot prove its claims of safety. It
of a much larger CIA program to study possible means of
by-product, became viewed as a beneficial necessity in the
is clear that fluoride is mutagenic, and that it may well
controlling human behavior.”
public’s water supply. The same chemical is also used in
cause cancer. The EPA has attempted to silence scientists
fungicides, pesticides, rodenticides, tranquilizers, and in a
who do not follow the party line.”
originated from a 1939 study by a scientist employed by
the making of the atomic bomb. During the production of
ALCOA, the largest producer of sodium fluoride. During
the A-bomb, fluoride poisoning became the leading health
Mind-Boggling Thesis,” published by NEXUS Magazine in
the time of the study, claims were on the rise that fluoride
hazard, not radiation poisoning.
the August–September 1995 issue, discovered significant
was damaging to the human brain, hence the need for a
American bankers, including executives from Standard
“substantiated” study to prove that fluoride wasn’t just safe,
Oil, Ford Motor Company, the National City Bank of
but beneficial. To support this claim, ALCOA employee
New York, and the chairman of the federal reserve were
Gerald J. Cox fluoridated some lab rats and concluded that
issue of Environmental Health Perspectives, a U.S. National
funding a German chemical company, which became I.G.
fluoride reduced cavities. Following the publication of his
Institute of Environmental Health Sciences journal, claims,
Farben in 1925. I.G. Farben and multiple members were
conclusion, Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first city
“children in high fluoride areas had significantly lower IQs
responsible for numerous war crimes in World War II.
to fluoridate the water. 87 more cities would later follow.
than those who lived in low fluoride areas.” The EPA says
Ian E. Stephen , author of “The Dickinson Statement: A
The myth that fluoride helps prevent tooth decay
number of domestic products like toothpaste. Even declassified military documents prove that fluoride was used in
SCIENTIFIC STUDIES A Harvard University study published in the July 2012
DESPITE THE PROVEN DANGERS, FLUORIDE IS STILL ADDED TO 70% OF THE NATION’S DRINKING WATER. A Harvard study, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) found that, “...rats exposed to 1 ppm (50 Smol/L) of water-fluoride for one year showed morphological alterations in the brain and increased levels of aluminum in brain tissue compared with controls...”
fluoride is a chemical “with substantial evidence of devel-
communities. The new recommendation is 0.7 milligrams
The most disconcerting fact is that this evidence isn’t new.
opment neurotoxicity.” The chemical isn’t just dangerous
of fluoride per liter of water, which replaces the previous
The claims against fluoride have been around since its use
to adults, but severely affects memory and cognitive devel-
recommended range of 0.7 to 1.2 milligrams per liter.
began almost a century ago.
opment in children. The study also revealed that fluoride
Even a group of scientists working for the EPA head-
readily crosses the placenta, exposing the susceptible,
quarters strongly oppose using fluoride in the water. A re-
developing brain of fetuses to toxicants, which can cause
port from the National Treasury Employees Union Chapter
The good news is that many cities around the nation
280 says, “as the EPA was engaged in revising its drinking
are waking up to the dangers of fluoride. In some cities,
In 2005, The Guardian, a British news agency, released
water standard for fluoride in 1985, an employee came to
relentless advocates for anti-fluoridation have proven
an article outlining American research that proved boys
the union with a complaint: he said he was being forced
enough to sway public officials into ridding their water
exposed to any amounts of fluoride between the ages of
to write into the regulation a statement to the effect that
of the toxic chemical. Portland, Oregon; Wichita, Kansas;
5 to 10 suffer increased rates of osteosarcoma, a form
EPA thought it was alright for children to have ‘funky’
Santa Fe, New Mexico; College Station, Texas; and Fair-
of bone cancer. According to the research, “half of all
teeth. It was OK, the EPA said, because it considered that
banks, Alaska, have all banned fluoridation in their cities,
fluoride ingested is stored in the body, accumulating in
condition to be only a cosmetic effect, not an adverse
just to name a few.
calcifying tissue such as in teeth, bones, and the pineal
health effect. The reason for this EPA position was that it
gland inside the brain.”
was under political pressure to set its health-based stan-
decision to a public vote and won, despite the city council
Portland gathered over 400,000 signatures to bring the
dard for fluoride at 4 mg/liter. At that level, the EPA knew
members meeting behind closed doors in an attempt to
fluoride as dangerous to humans, the U.S. Center
that a significant number of children develop moderate to
pass water fluoridation. The victory protects over half a
for Disease Control and Prevention recognized water
severe dental fluorosis, but since it had deemed the effect
million people from the toxic chemical.
fluoridation as one of the ten greatest public health
as only cosmetic, the EPA didn’t have to set its health-
achievements of the 20th century.
based standard at a lower level to prevent it.”
Despite the massive amounts of information regarding
Paul Beeber from the New York State Coalition Opposed
According to WebMD.com, fluorosis is a condition
Luckily with the invaluable tool of the world wide web, fluoride-free campaigns popping up across the nation, and people are able to educate themselves on the true dangers
to Fluoridation, Inc. says “It’s senseless to keep subject-
caused by overexposure to fluoride during the first eight
of fluoride. Groups like fluoridealert.org, Fluoride Free
ing our children to this ongoing fluoridation experiment
years of a child’s life, when their permanent teeth are
Austin, and Clean Water Portland are breeding grounds for
to satisfy the political agenda of special interest groups.
forming. This condition causes highly noticeable pits, yel-
anti-fluoride supporters that work to provide the public
Even if fluoridation reduced cavities, is tooth health more
low to dark brown stains, and surface irregularities in the
with education for fighting water fluoridation. Groups like
important than brain health? It’s time to put politics aside
teeth. Today, fluorosis affects one in every four Americans
these orchestrate campaigns against water fluoridation and
and stop artificial fluoridation everywhere.”
ages 6 to 49. The condition was first detected in the early
lead the fight in their cities.
If you’re still not convinced, then maybe the EPA’s own
20th century in Colorado Springs, Colorado Researchers
Although, fluoridation has been used for almost a
revisions to their policy on fluoridation will sway you.
discovered that numerous native-born residents displayed
century. As long as corporate entities continue to ride on
Following the release of the highly respected Harvard study
significant brown staining on their teeth and called it the
their own interests and control government regulatory
and according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine,
“Colorado Brown Stain.”
agencies like the EPA, it doesn’t appear to be a fight
the Health and Human Services Department together with
There is a substantial amount of evidence illustrating
the EPA announced last year a “downwards revision in the
the dangers of fluoride. Even the regulatory agency itself
recommended ratio of fluoride to water” in fluoridated
admits that it’s harmful to humans — children in particular.
that’s ending anytime soon.
written by: Kurt Nimmo
CIA Will Now Openly Propagandize Americans SMITH-MUNDT ACT “REFORMED” ALLOWING CIA TO DISSEMINATE PROPAGANDA
peration Mockingbird, the CIA’s
in “Unreality TC, the Mighty Wurlitzer, Hijacking Public
long term effort to control
Media,” a chapter from the book Static: Government Liars,
the news, has shifted into
Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back. “The
leading TV networks, including ABC and NBC; and the wire
On July 2, a little noticed
services AP, UPI, Reuters; along with Hearst Newspapers,
“reform” passed in January
Scripps Howard, Newsweek, the Miami Herald, and the
went into effect. The Smith-
Saturday Evening Post all had dealings with the spy agency.
Mundt Modernization Act of 2012, passed as part of the
The CIA’s most valuable associations were with the New
2013 National Defense Authorization Act, will allow the
York Times, CBS, and Time, Inc.”
CIA to flood America with more government propaganda.
This media penetration by the CIA is not merely a
The Smith-Mundt Act, passed as the national security
baseless conspiracy theory as some might argue, but is
A network anchorman in time of national crisis is an instrument of psychological warfare in the Mockingbird media. He is a creature from the national security sector’s chamber of horrors. For this reason, consumers of the corporate press have reason to examine their basic beliefs about government and life in the parallel universe of these United States.
state was taking shape in 1948, authorized the State
backed up by CIA office memos released under Freedom
Department to unleash a tidal wave of propaganda outside
of Information Acts revealing the placement of “import-
the United States while supposedly forbidding its dissem-
ant assets” inside every major news organization in the
never honored its charter prohibiting domestic operation
ination inside the country. The law set the stage for Frank
country. “It was not until 1982 that the Agency openly
and has consistently utilized the corporate media as a
Wisner, who headed up he CIA’s covert action division in
admitted that reporters on the CIA payroll have acted as
the early 1950s, to build his “mighty Wurlitzer,” described
case officers to agents in the field,” writes investigative
by none other than The New York Times as “the means for
journalist Alex Constantine.
orchestrating, in almost any language anywhere in the
“Most consumers of the corporate media were — and
Enactment of the Smith-Mundt Modernization Act underscores the fact the CIA no longer pretends to honor its charter and refrains from flooding the media with
are — unaware of the effect that the salting of public
government propaganda. “The evaporation of Smith-Mundt
opinion has on their own beliefs,” Constantine continues.
and other provisions to safeguard U.S. citizens against
worked hand-in-glove with the CIA. This cozy relation-
“A network anchorman in time of national crisis is an
government propaganda campaigns is part of a larger trend
ship was revealed by Frank Church, the Select Commit-
instrument of psychological warfare in the Mockingbird
within the diplomatic and military establishment,” ace
tee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to
media. He is a creature from the national security sector’s
reporter Michael Hastings wrote in May, 2012, more than a
Intelligence Activities in 1975, and (a few years later) by
chamber of horrors. For this reason, consumers of the
year before his assassination.
reporter Carl Bernstein.
corporate press have reason to examine their basic beliefs
world whatever tune the CIA was in the mood to hear.” In the years since, the establishment media has
“Among the chief executives who helped the CIA were William Paley of CBS, Henry Luce of Time, Arthur Sulzberger of The New York Times, Barry Bingham Sr. of the
In fact, this “larger trend” has been in effect since the
about government and life in the parallel universe of
imposition of the National Security Act in 1947 and the
these United States.”
establishment of the National Security Council, the princi-
Despite the promise of the Smith-Mundt Act that a
pal forum used by the financial elite and their intelligence
Louisville Courier-Journal, and James Copley of the Copley
firewall stands between foreign and domestic propagan-
apparatus to dictate policy to the president of the United
News Service,” write Amy Goodman and David Goodman
da, the CIA, the bastard child of Wall Street lawyers, has
States and the State Department.
written by: Anthony Gucciardi
Obama Conquers Internet Through Executive Orders
Presidential policies pave foundation for future federal takeover of the internet.
bama’s policies will allow for a future gov-
complete lie several months later with the PRISM slides — a great example of
ernment takeover of the Internet, involving
the doublespeak within these executive orders.
multiple agencies, including the Department of
Under innocent-sounding guise, Obama dictates policies that are intended for
Homeland Security, under the guise of “national
more sinister purposes. The further involvement of DHS into Internet “security”
security needs” and “crisis management.”
could very well highlight this point. The next 9/11 could easily be a cyber at-
In July 2012, Obama quietly released an execu-
tack, such as a massive financial collapse blamed on “foreign hackers.” This is a
tive order entitled “Assignment of National Security
very real possibility considering that the majority of the money supply is digital
and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions.” The order created the National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/
in our fractional reserve, fiat economy. Could the DHS take advantage of a claimed cyber warfare attack by imposing
EP) Executive Committee consisting of federal agencies such as the Department
a virtual TSA on the American people, requiring them to be identified and
of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Depart-
screened before using sections of cyberspace? We’ve already seen a New York
ment of Justice, Department of Commerce, General Services Administration,
bill trying to outlaw the on line use of anonymous screen names. Google and
Federal Communications Commission, and the Office of the Director of Nation-
Yahoo are also now asking for telephone numbers upon registration of new user
al Intelligence. It should be noted that the Director of National Intelligence is
accounts. Between the NSA soaking up all the digital communications by the
James Clapper, notorious for lying to Congress in March on the extent of the
public and the DHS’s increased involvement in cyber security, the freedom of
NSA’s domestic surveillance.
anonymous expression is in great peril.
Here are some highlights of the executive order, which is available in full at www.whitehouse.gov: “Sec. 5.2. (Responsibilities of the DHS) (e) satisfy priority communications requirements through the use of commercial, Government, and privately owned communications resources, when appropriate; (f) maintain a joint industry-Government center that is capable of assisting in the initiation, coordination, restoration, and reconstitution of NS/EP communications services or facilities under all conditions of emerging threats, crisis, or emergency...” This allows the DHS, working jointly and directly with private Internet Service Providers, to easily take over the Internet by claiming priority over private communication lines in the name of “national security.” In the future, the DHS and other federal agencies can respond to whistleblower leaks, such as Edward’s Snowden’s revelation that the NSA has direct access to major internet servers, by claiming they are “emerging threats” and “violations of National Security communications.” Unconstitutional abuses leaked to media outlets can be suppressed by the government with this framework created through Obama’s executive orders. Internet censorship will be brought to you by “national security needs” and “crisis management.” Earlier this year, Obama released another executive order entitled “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.” This order created “essential” public-private partnerships with internet infrastructure owners and operators “to improve cybersecurity information sharing.” Amusingly, the executive order has provisions to ensure privacy and civil liberties. Edward Snowden exposed this
The next 9/11 could easily be a cyber attack
written by: Ron Paul
Obama’s Syria Policy is Like Bush’s Iraq Policy
“Today, we’re also working for a transition so the Syrian people can have a better future, free of the Assad regime. And given the regime’s stockpiles of chemical weapons, we will continue to make it clear to Assad and those around him that the world is watching, and that they will be held accountable by the international community and the United States, should they make the tragic mistake of using those weapons.”
“The Iraqi regime ... possesses and produces chemical and biological weapons. It is seeking nuclear weapons. We know that the regime has produced thousands of tons of chemical agents, including mustard gas, sarin nerve gas, VX nerve gas... “... for the sake of protecting our friends and allies, the United States will lead a mighty coalition of freedom-loving nations and disarm Saddam Hussein.”
President Obama an-
in Jordan over the past year to prepare for the transfer of
nounced in early June
weapons to the rebels in Syria.
that the U.S. intelligence
The process was identical to the massive deception cam-
ing from being fooled before. So, Obama now plans to send even more weapons to the Syrian rebels even though his administration is aware
community had just
paign that led us into the Iraq war. Remember the famous
that the main rebel factions have pledged their loyalty to
determined that the Syrian
quote from the leaked “Downing Street Memo,” where
al-Qaeda. Does anyone else see the irony? After 12 years of
government had used
representatives of British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s ad-
the “War on Terror” and the struggle against al-Qaeda, the
poison gas on a small scale,
ministration discussed Washington’s push for war on Iraq?
U.S. decided to provide weapons to the allies of al-Qaeda.
killing some 100 people in
Here the head of British intelligence was reporting
a civil conflict that has claimed an estimated 100,000 lives.
back to his government after a trip to Washington in the
Because of this use of gas, the president claimed, Syria had
summer of 2002:
crossed his “red line,” and the U.S. must begin to arm the rebels fighting to overthrow the Syrian government. Setting aside the question of why 100 killed by gas is somehow more important than 99,900 killed by other means, the fact is his above explanation is full of holes. The
“Military action was now seen as inevitable. Bush want-
Does anyone really think this is a good idea? The Obama administration promises us that this is to be a very limited operation, providing small arms only, with no plans for a no-fly zone or American boots on the
ed to remove Saddam, through military action, justified by
ground. That sounds an awful lot like how Vietnam started.
the conjunction of terrorism and WMD, but the intelligence
Just a few advisors. When these few small arms do not
and facts were being fixed around the policy.”
achieve the pre-determined U.S. policy of regime change in
That is exactly what the Obama Administration is doing
Syria what is the administration going to do? Admit failure
Washington Post reported that the decision to overtly arm
with Syria: fixing the intelligence and facts around the
and pull the troops out, or escalate? History suggests the
the Syrian rebels was made “weeks ago” — in other words,
already determined policy, and Congress just goes along,
answer, and it now appears to be repeating itself once
it was made at a time when the intelligence community did
just as they did the last time.
again. The president has opened a can of worms that will
not believe “with high confidence” that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons. Further, this plan to transfer weapons to the Syrian rebels
We found out shortly after the Iraq war started that the facts and intelligence being fixed around the policy were
destroy his presidency and possibly destroy this country. Another multi-billion dollar war has begun.
nothing but lies put forth by the neo-con warmongers and
had become policy much earlier than that, as the Washing-
the paid informants, like the infamous and admitted liar
ton Post reported that the CIA had expanded its secret bases
known as “Curveball,” but we seem to have learned noth-
Former Congressman Paul’s article first appeared at the-free-foundation.org.
���THE PRESIDENT HAS OPENED A CAN OF WORMS THAT WILL DESTROY HIS PRESIDENCY AND POSSIBLY DESTROY THIS COUNTRY. ANOTHER MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR WAR HAS BEGUN.” “After 12 years of the “War on Terror” and the struggle against al-Qaeda, the U.S. decided to provide weapons to the allies of al-Qaeda. Does anyone really think this is a good idea?”
“They’re fixing the intelligence and facts around the already determined policy”
Federal Government Plans to Persecute Zimmerman written by: Kurt Nimmo
he Trayvon Martin murder case is not about justice. It’s an excuse
“Attorney General Eric Holder, The Department of Justice has closely moni-
for a lot of ignorant people to
tored the State of Florida’s prosecution of the
express their racist attitudes. Due
case against George Zimmerman in the Trayvon
to decades of political correct-
Martin murder since it began. Today, with the
ness promoted by the elite and
acquittal of George Zimmerman, it is time for the
inculcated through their cultural
Department of Justice to act.
and educational programming system, emotionally
The most fundamental of civil rights — the right
charged racist violence is now acceptable and has
to life — was violated the night George Zimmerman
been since at least the 1992 L.A. riots that claimed
stalked and then took the life of Trayvon Martin.
over 50 lives following the beating of Rodney King.
We ask that the Department of Justice file civil
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of the
rights charges against Mr. Zimmerman for this
most powerful men in America, has taken up that torch, claiming it’s not over. He said now that a jury of his peers has found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, it is time for the federal government to step in. Appearing on “Meet
egregious violation. Please address the travesties of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin by acting today. Thank you.” Other “civil rights” organizations called for
the Press” on July 14, Reid told host David Gregory
Zimmerman to be prosecuted. “We will be calling
the Justice Department will go after Zimmerman.
on the federal government to file criminal charges
“And the president, does he have a role in speaking
on the basis of civil rights violations,” said C.D.
about it as he did after the shooting?” Gregory asked.
Witherspoon of the Southern Christian Leadership
“Yeah, of course,” Reid responded. “And I think the
Conference of Baltimore. “This was done immediately
Justice Department’s going to take a look at this. You
after the Rodney King verdict, and should be done
know, this isn’t over with, and I think that’s good,
if justice is not rendered by the Florida courts.”
that’s our system. It’s gotten better, not worse.” In other words, if a jury reaches a verdict the
The NAACP has pledged to “fight for the removal of ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws in every state” and
federal government and the Obama administra-
make racial profiling a primary consideration in
tion think is not politically correct (or is con-
self-defense cases. A number of liberal advocacy
trary to their political agenda), they will move
groups, including NAACP, the Urban League, Color
to “take a look” at it and take action to placate
of Change, Common Cause, People for the American
special interests and preferred minorities.
Way, and MoveOn.org, have worked to eliminate
Soon after the verdict was reached on Saturday night, the NAACP called on the Justice Department to persecute George Zimmerman for the inexcusable
the right of Americans to protect themselves. “Florida’s dangerous ‘Shoot First’ law allowed Trayvon’s killer to walk free without charges for more
crime of self-defense. President and CEO Benjamin
than a month. Shoot First legalizes vigilante homi-
Todd Jealous sent out the following petition:
cide, has demonstrated racial bias in its application,
RACIST POLARIZATION, PROMOTED IN THEATRICAL FASHION BY THE CORPORATE MEDIA, DISTRACTS PEOPLE FROM THE REAL CAUSE OF CLASS AND RACIAL DIVISION — AN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR EXPLOITATION AND PREDATION BY A HEREDITARY ELITE.
and has led to an increase in gun-related deaths in
widen the circle of compassion and understanding
the more than two dozen states where it has been
in our own communities. We should ask ourselves
passed into law,” states Color of Change, as part of a
if we’re doing all we can to stem the tide of gun
campaign to eliminate “Stand Your Ground” laws.
violence that claims too many lives across this
Since 2009, Color of Change has received $550,000
country on a daily basis. We should ask ourselves,
from Soros’ Open Society Foundation and is closely
as individuals and as a society, how we can prevent
connected to MoveOn.org, an organization per-
future tragedies like this. As citizens, that’s a job for
petually engaged in peddling Obama’s globalist
all of us. That’s the way to honor Trayvon Martin.”
agenda and fundraises for establishment Democrats.
It appears Obama, in addition to instruct-
MoveOn.org has also launched a petition demanding
ing the Justice Department to prosecute George
the Justice Department ignore the jury decision in
Zimmerman for violating the “civil rights” of
Florida and further victimize George Zimmerman.
Trayvon Martin, will attempt to revisit so-called
Color of Change is “an organization dedicated to
“gun control,” an effort that failed dismally ear-
shutting down free speech, free expression, free
lier this year in a Democrat-controlled Senate.
markets, and free enterprise,” writes Peter Bella
The characterization of self-defense as “vigi-
at the Washington Times. “They are against cap-
lante homicide” when it contains “racial bias in
italism and civil liberties. They want to repeal
its application” — in other words, when a white
the Second Amendment, force people to be vic-
person defends himself against violence perpe-
tims, and are against stopping voter fraud.”
trated by a black person or other government
Obama responded to the Zimmerman verdict on July 13 by calling for renewed legislation aimed at the Second Amendment. He did not attack
designated preferred minority — underscores the globalist agenda to disarm all Americans. The Trayvon Martin case is not about racism, it
the Bill of Rights directly, but instead admon-
is about destroying the Second Amendment and
ished Americans for not doing enough “to stem
turning the American people into a defenseless
the tide of gun violence that claims too many
herd no different than the Russians under Stalin or
lives across this country on a daily basis.”
the Chinese under Mao. “Political power grows out
Here is the entire statement by Obama, posted July 14 on the White House website:
of the barrel of a gun,” Mao infamously said. He wasn’t talking about guns in the hands of citizens.
“The death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy. Not
Racist polarization, promoted in theatrical fashion
just for his family, or for any one community, but for
by the corporate media, distracts people from the real
America. I know this case has elicited strong pas-
cause of class and racial division — an economic and
sions. And in the wake of the verdict, I know those
social system designed for exploitation and predation
passions may be running even higher. But we are a
by a hereditary elite. If we are feeding on each other,
nation of laws, and a jury has spoken. I now ask every
if we perpetually with the passing of each generation
American to respect the call for calm reflection from
fall victim to class and racial warfare, we will never
two parents who lost their young son. And as we do,
recognize the real criminal class victimizing us all.
we should ask ourselves if we’re doing all we can to
World War III Brews as Nation Distracted by Trayvon Martin Case written by:
Anthony Gucciardi s the world reacts to the Trayvon Martin case, including prominent rappers calling out the media over its race baiting, reports detail around 160,000 Russian troops were called to “combat readiness” following an Israeli strike on Russian-made missiles in Syria. Is the nation too distracted by the George Zimmerman trial’s 24/7 news cycle to even know about this developing situation that coincides with escalating ten-
sions between Russian and U.S.-affiliated nations around the world? First up is the new revelation that Israel was behind an attack on Syria that tar-
geted Russian-made anti-ship missiles. According to the Israeli National News sources within the U.S., Israel recently launched an attack on Russian missiles that were apparently sold to Syria and stationed at a critical point within the country. Until now, it was unknown who had initiated the bombing that had rocked Latakia on July 5th. Ultimately, bombing the critical point holding the Russian’s Yakhont anti-ship missile, Israel is believed to have initiated the bombing via aircraft or a ship in the Mediterranean. According to the anonymous U.S. official who corresponded with CNN, “This attack was either by air raid or long-range missiles fired from boats in the Mediterranean.” Now enter new reports surfacing from the Russian Defense Ministry on orders of Vladimir Putin that the largest military “state of full combat readiness” drill is taking place with around 160,000 troops ordered to report from all corners of the military. Specifically, the translated reports detail how Putin is calling together not just Armed Forces of Russia troops, but all forms of long-range aircraft, 70 naval ships, bomber and fighter aircraft, and so on. According to a syndicated Russian announcement, “On Friday, during a meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an unexpected military drill, urging all forces to enter a state of full combat readiness on the night of July 13.” These reports say that Putin is essentially assembling the entire military in the largest such event since the Soviet Union. This is coming in from the Russian language version of Forbes and other Russian sources translated to English. Is this massive “state of full combat readiness” initiated on July 13th just a training exercise with no further intention, or is it related to the attack by Israel on Russian-made missiles in Syria? Whether this is truly the initiation of a massive conflict between world powers or not, it’s certainly worth the attention of the media and general public. While it does take a lot of digging to sort through all of these Russian language announcements and get to the bottom of the story, it’s much more important than what George Zimmerman’s lawyers ate for breakfast this morning.
Poster By: Peter Santa-Maria @attackpeter
written by: Kurt Nimmo
Sean Murphy Massachusetts State Police
Throwing Stones The Lies About the bomber
t’s another example of why you should never
death penalty,” claimed The Mirror, Britain’s version of
trust the government.
the National Enquirer. “Reports say the bullet passed
Back in April federal officialdom told us
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev was
out the back of his neck.”
shot in the throat and unable to talk. The gov-
This Hollywood-esque version dovetailed nicely with
ernment trotted out Massachusetts Gov. Deval
the story that the evil Brothers Tsarnaev were engaged in
Patrick to confirm this fantasy story. He said
a running gun battle with the cops, flinging home-made
Tsarnaev was in “serious but stable condition”
pressure cooker bombs at their brave pursuers as the pair
and “not yet able to communicate yet.” Then we were fed a more theatric version. The young
through his throat, just missing his spinal cord, and came
attempted to escape the long arm of the law. Then we were told Dzhokar was being treated by Israeli doctors who “have
Tsarnaev, we were told, attempted to take his own life
abundant past experience treating victims of terror … be-
when supposedly trapped in a boat. “It is thought the
cause they’re from Israel.” The Blaze reported, “Tsarnaev is
teenager placed a gun in his mouth and pulled the
in stable condition, but that because of wounds to his throat,
trigger in a desperate bid to avoid capture and a possible
he may never be able to speak again,” feeding the fantasy.
In May, the story changed again. It was said Tsarnaev
robbery of a 7-Eleven, a lie parroted faithfully by the estab-
didn’t have a bullet wound in his throat, but was cut. “I
lishment media. “With a bomb strapped to his chest, one of
did see a throat injury. To me it looked more like a knife
the Boston Marathon suspects was killed early Friday after
wound,” said Officer Jeff Campbell of the Massachusetts
he and his accomplice brother robbed a 7-Eleven, shot a
Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police SWAT Unit.
police officer to death, carjacked an SUV, and hurled explo-
“It wasn’t a puncture hole. It was a slice where it was
sives in an extraordinary firefight with law enforcement,”
spread open, possibly a piece of shrapnel from one of the
NBC News reported on April 19.
explosives that they were using the night before. It didn’t look like a bullet wound to me. It looked like a cut of some kind.” Campbell was supposedly part of the team
This fable is turned on its head by CNN footage of a naked Tamerlan in police custody. Tamerlan’s aunt said the man in the video was her
that apprehended Tsarnaev, so if anybody knew about
nephew. A report by the Boston Globe also said the older
his wounds, it would be Campbell and his fellow SWAT
Tsarnaev was in custody. Hours later, it was reported that
officers. CNN later edited out Campbell’s comment about
Tamerlan was dead, leading to the inescapable conclusion
the throat wound.
that he was assassinated. Witnesses to the “shoot out”
Now we have a photo of Tsarnaev allegedly surrender-
described it like something out of a Hollywood movie.
ing. It was taken by a Massachusetts State Police photogra-
7-Eleven confirmed that the Brothers Tsarnaev did not
pher. CBS Boston reported on Thursday the photographer,
rob the convenience store. “Margaret Chabris, the director
Sgt. Sean Murphy, gave the photos to the Boston Magazine
of corporate communication at 7- Eleven, says the surveil-
because he was upset by the Rolling Stone’s recent “glam-
lance video of the crime was not taken at a 7-Eleven, and
orized” cover photo of the suspected terrorist. Murphy is
the suspect that did rob the 7-Eleven does not look like
under investigation for releasing photos to the magazine.
Tamerlan or Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,” USA Today reported on
Note the absence of a throat wound in the photo. The
April 19, 2013. “The suspect in the photos for that par-
photo highlights the fact the government lied about Tsar-
ticular 7-Eleven robbery looks nothing like the suspects,”
naev’s throat wound, as the photo clearly shows. Is there
Chabris told the newspaper. “The police or someone made
anything else the government is lying about? Is it possible
a mistake. Someone was confused.”
the entire event is a government contrived fiction? The government no longer cares about the quality of
A mistake, or a shoddy attempt to fabricate a cover story for public consumption painting the brothers as ruthless
its deception. In late July, a man we are told was Dzhokar
and criminal terrorists? Following the purported attack, the
appeared in court to plead not guilty to terrorism charges.
corporate media has done somersaults to convince the public
However, according to a former wrestling teammate inter-
that the brothers are guilty, an effort recently underscored
viewed by the Boston Globe, the man in court “didn’t look
by a sensationalistic Rolling Stone magazine cover declaring
like” Tsarnaev. Moreover, the man brought into court had
Dzhokhar guilty prior to his day in court. “The overarching
a thick accent and Tsarnaev does not, as a cell phone video
principle here should be that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is entitled to
of him interacting with a child reveals.
a presumption of innocence until he is actually proven guilty,”
Official Boston Bombing Narrative: A Cavalcade of Lies and Distortion From the outset, the official version of events surrounding the Boston bombing event consisted of a sketchy amalgamation of lies and fabrications that, like early versions of the 9/11 fairy tale, represented a work in progress. The FBI first claimed the Brothers Tsarnaev were off the
Glenn Greenwald wrote for The Guardian on April 22: “As so many cases have proven — from accused (but exonerated) anthrax attacker Stephen Hatfill to accused (but exonerated) Atlanta Olympic bomber Richard Jewell to dozens, if not hundreds, of Guantanamo detainees accused of being the ‘worst of the worst,’ but who were guilty of nothing – people who appear to be guilty based on government accusations and trials-by-media are often completely innocent. Media-presented evidence is no substitute for due process and an adversarial trial.” Now that the official version has more or less gelled, and previous versions have found the Orwellian memory hole, the government will continue to use the suspicious
government’s radar, a claim that was quickly refuted by
event as another crucial milestone in its war on terror — a
the mother of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Following
manufactured war now gone domestic, and therefore more
interviews with Zubeidat Tsarnaev, the FBI was forced to
pernicious than ever, requiring additional degradation of
concede it had talked with the suspects two years before
the Bill of Rights. Researchers who insist on pointing out
the bombing at the Boston Marathon. The accusations
the early inconsistencies and storyline alterations will be
against her sons, Zubeidat told the media, are “all lies and
pegged as scurrilous conspiracy theorists little different
hypocrisy.” She said of her eldest son, Tamerlan, that the
from those who insisted the government’s version of what
CIA and the FBI were “controlling his every step.”
happened on September 11, 2001, amounted to a not-too
Next, the government said Tamerlan was killed after the
the government no longer cares about the quality of its deception.
carefully contrived tissue of lies.
Presidential Destruction of Political Opposition written by: Kurt Nimmo
n July 7, Rep. Mike Kelly, a Pennsylvania Republican, told Breitbart News that additional details forthcoming in the IRS scandal will reveal how the Obama administration used the tax agency as a political tool against its political enemies. “I think what we’re going to find out and I think that the deeper part is not so much the Tea Party and the ‘Patriot’ and those people who were targeted, but the information that has been leaked,” Kelly, who is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee currently investigating the scandal, told Breitbart in a telephone interview. “The information that the IRS has on file on people goes pretty deep into personal lives. It is being leaked out and given to people for very specific political reasons. I think this is something that should be the most chilling thing for Americans to understand,” Kelly explained. “This is a branch of government, and it is under the executive branch that can be used for a lot of different intimidation elements. Think of what these people have, think of what they have on everybody. If they leak that out to the right person at the right time in the right movement that’s looking to do something, they can completely destroy individuals.” The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration released in early May an audit report confirming the IRS used on behalf of the Obama Administration inappropriate criteria to target political enemies. Despite efforts by President Obama to distance himself from the accusations and limit damage arising from the revelations, Republicans have exploited the scandal for partisan advantage. In fact, both Democrats and Republicans routinely use not only the IRS, but a number of other federal agencies to engage in sundry witch hunts targeting their political opposition.
IRS as Political Truncheon
History demonstrates that using the IRS as a weapon against political enemies has proved irresistible for presidents, both Democrat and Republican. Democrat Franklin Roosevelt used the agency to go after newspapers opposed to his socialist New Deal. FDR had the IRS target Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and Republicans, such as former Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon. President Kennedy used the IRS to target the Christian Anti-Communist Crusade, the
American Enterprise Institute, the Foundation for Economic Education, and other groups. “By directing tax audits at individuals and groups solely because of their political beliefs, [Kennedy’s] Ideological Organizations Audit Project established a precedent for a far more elaborate program of targeting ‘dissidents,’” states a 1976 report by the Senate Select Committee on Government Intelligence. Richard Nixon created a Special Services Staff to go after “all IRS activities involving ideological, militant, subversive, radical, and similar type organizations.” Nixon went so far as to pass his notorious enemies list on to the IRS in an effort to “use the available federal machinery to screw our political enemies,” according to former White House counsel John Dean. Nixon’s 1974 impeachment charged him with trying to gain “confidential information contained in income tax returns for purposes not authorized by law, and to cause, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, income tax audits, or other income tax investigations to be initiated or conducted in a discriminatory manner.” Following a report issued by the Democratic National Committee in 1995 attacking Bill Clinton’s political enemies, the IRS went after the Heritage Foundation and The American Spectator magazine. Clinton accusers, including Paula Jones and Gennifer Flowers, were targeted with IRS audits. In 1999, the Associated Press reported that “officials in the Democratic White House and members of both parties in Congress have prompted hundreds of audits of political opponents in the 1990s.” Requests from Congress to audit political enemies were expedited, thus underscoring the fact the agency serves as a political weapon not only for presidents, but the entire political class. “Permitting congressmen to secretly and effortlessly sic G-men on whomever they pleased epitomized official Washington’s contempt for average Americans and fair play. But because the abuse was bipartisan, there was little enthusiasm on Capitol Hill for an investigation,” writes James Bovard for the Wall Street Journal.
FBI Terrorism Unleashed
In addition to the Internal Revenue Service, the government has used the Justice Department’s criminal investigative body, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to attack political enemies. While the FBI has targeted political
foes since its inception in 1908, known then simply as the Bureau of Investigation, the effort did not reach its apex until 1956 with the establishment of COINTELPRO, an acronym for Counter Intelligence Program. Then director J. Edgar Hoover instructed the secret and illegal operation to “expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit, or otherwise neutralize” the activities of largely legal political organizations, targeting at first socialists and communists, but in later years the so-called “New Left,” anti-war, and “national liberation” activists, and the civil rights movement, notably the activities of Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Martin Luther King Jr. “J. Edgar Hoover had decided to destroy the civil rights movement as it was considered a threat to the status quo,” writes D.S. Wright. “As a result the FBI conducted surveillance on King looking for dirt to destroy his credibility. The FBI had a divide and conquer campaign within the civil rights movement and tried to sow division by false flag operations and anonymous communications to bring terror and paranoia to the activists.” Brian Glick, in his book War at Home, describes the methods used by the FBI to destroy the establishment’s political adversaries. “When congressional investigations, political trials, and other traditional legal modes of repression failed to counter the growing movements, and even helped to fuel them, the FBI and police moved outside the law,” writes Glick. “They resorted to the secret and systematic use of fraud and force to sabotage constitutionally protected political activity. Their methods ranged far beyond surveillance, amounting to a home front version of the covert action for which the CIA has become infamous throughout the world.” Glick summarizes techniques used by the FBI: 1) Infiltration: Agents and informers did not merely spy on political activists. Their main purpose was to discredit and disrupt. Their very presence served to undermine trust and scare off potential supporters. The FBI and police exploited this fear to smear genuine activists as agents. 2) Psychological Warfare from the Outside: The FBI and police used a myriad of other “dirty tricks” to undermine progressive movements. They planted false media stories and published bogus leaflets and other publications
in the name of targeted groups. They forged correspondence, sent anonymous letters, and made anonymous telephone calls. They spread misinformation about meetings and events, set up pseudo movement groups run by government agents, and manipulated or strong-armed parents, employers, landlords, school officials, and others to cause trouble for activists. 3) Harassment through the Legal System: The FBI and police abused the legal system to harass dissidents and make them appear to be criminals. Officers of the law gave perjured testimony and presented fabricated evidence as a pretext for false arrests and wrongful imprisonment. They discriminatorily enforced tax laws and other government regulations and used conspicuous surveillance, “investigative” interviews, and grand jury subpoenas in an effort to intimidate activists and silence their supporters. 4) Extralegal Force and Violence: The FBI and police threatened, instigated, and conducted break-ins, vandalism, assaults, and beatings. The object was to frighten dissidents and disrupt their movements. In the case of radical Black and Puerto Rican activists (and later Native Americans), these attacks — including political assassinations — were so extensive, vicious, and calculated that they can accurately be termed a form of official “terrorism.” In 2012, documents received by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund through a Freedom of Information Act request revealed the FBI had not terminated the program, as it claimed to have done in 1971. The documents detail a concerted effort by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, the latter ostensibly created to combat terrorism, to destroy and render politically ineffective the Occupy Wall Street movement. The documents released through the FOIA paint a picture of close collaboration between the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces, fusion centers, and state and local law enforcement around the country. In addition to massive surveillance, the FBI considered assassinating Occupy Wall Street activists, a plan that harks back to the darkest days of CLOINTELPRO when members of the Black Panthers and the American Indian Movement were targeted for elimination. “Most disturbing of all, there is talk of the government being ready to ‘engage in sniper attacks against protesters in Houston, Texas, if deemed necessary’ and perhaps needing to
formulate a plan ‘to kill the leadership [of the protest groups] via suppressed sniper rifles,’” writes Tom McNamara for Counterpunch.
CIA Violates Its Charter
Although the CIA’s charter states it cannot operate within the United States, the agency has done so on numerous occasions, most notably under Operation CHAOS. As a result of the CIA’s work with émigré organizations in the 1950s under President Eisenhower, a number of proprietary companies, fronts, and covers were established for the purpose of conducting illegal intelligence activity within the United States. “So widespread did they become that President Johnson allowed the then CIA Director, John McCone, to create in 1964 a new super-secret branch called the Domestic Operations Division (DOD), the very title of which mocked the explicit intent of Congress to prohibit CIA operations inside the U.S. This disdain for Congress permeated the upper echelons of the CIA,” writes Verne Lyon, a former CIA undercover operative. “With the DCS, the DOD, the old boy network, and the CIA Office of Security operating without congressional oversight or public knowledge, all that was needed to bring it together was a perceived threat to the national security and a presidential directive unleashing the dogs,” Lyon explains. “That happened in 1965 when President Johnson instructed McCone to provide an independent analysis of the growing problem of student protest against the war in Vietnam. Prior to this, Johnson had to rely on information provided by the FBI, intelligence that he perceived to be slanted by Hoover’s personal views, which often ignored the facts.” Two sub programs under Operation CHAOS, Project RESISTANCE and Project MERRIMAC, subverted the anti-war movement from within by inserting moles and agents provocateur. “Under both Projects, the CIA infiltrated agents into domestic groups of all types and activities,” Lyon continues. “It used its contacts with local police departments and their intelligence units to pick up its ‘police skills’ and began in earnest to pull off burglaries, illegal entries, use of explosives, criminal frame-ups, shared interrogations, and disinformation. CIA teams purchased sophisticated equipment for many starved police departments, and in return got
to see arrest records, suspect lists, and intelligence reports. Many large police departments, in conjunction with the CIA, carried out illegal, warrantless searches of private properties.”
The Surveillance and Subversion State
These are only the most egregious and publicly known efforts by the government to kill off political activism the establishment considers a threat to maintaining the political status quo and to continue to expand the national security state. Doubtlessly, there are more we do not know about. Whistleblower Edward Snowden has demonstrated that the government is interested in nothing short of creating a nightmarish Stasi surveillance state capable of monitoring and cataloguing not only the financial and social activity of the American people, but their political behavior as well. In fact, undermining potential adversaries and destroying their ability to organize politically is the primary goal of Prism and other such programs. The IRS scandal pales in comparison when stacked up against COINTELPRO, Operation CHAOS, and other lesser-known programs run out of the Pentagon and intelligence operations attached to any number of federal agencies, including the Department of Energy (the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence) and the Treasury Department (Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence). The overblown IRS scandal represents a small and basically feeble attempt to sidetrack the Tea Party movement, which is now more or less a subsidiary of the Republican Party and, beyond partisan politics, does not pose a serious threat to the establishment. The so-called scandal is a manifestation of the False Left-Right Paradigm and its endless internal, sectarian warfare designed to sidetrack meaningful political change. Leaders of the Tea Party movement should be thankful the FBI did not decide to assassinate its leaders as it apparently did with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
written by: Kurt Nimmo
FBI Planned to Kill Occupy Leaders Murdering Political Activists is Business as Usual for Ruthless Ruling Elite.
ccording to journalist David
protected political activity. Their methods ranged
Reagan’s cabinet). Many have come to view King’s
Lindorff, the FBI had plans
far beyond surveillance, amounting to a home front
eventual assassination (and Malcolm’s as well) as
to assassinate the leaders of
version of the covert action for which the CIA has
itself a domestic covert operation.” According to the
the now moribund Occupy
become infamous throughout the world.”
official narrative, COINTELPRO was terminated in
movement. Lindorff cites a
In addition to psychological warfare and dirty
Freedom of Information Act
tricks, the government engaged in extralegal force
In regard to the Occupy Wall Street movement,
(FOIA) request filed by the Washington, DC-based
and violence. “The FBI and police threatened,
the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, FOIA docu-
Partnership for Civil Justice Fund.
instigated, and themselves conducted break-ins,
ments reveal the program is alive and well. The “FBI
vandalism, assaults, and beatings,” Glick writes.
was treating the Occupy Wall Street movement, from
“The object was to frighten dissidents and disrupt
its inception, as a potential criminal and domes-
their movements. In the case of radical Black and
tic terrorist threat,” writes McNamara. The close
to engage in sniper attacks against protestors (sic)
Puerto Rican activists (and later Native Americans),
collaboration between the Department of Homeland
in Houston, Texas if deemed necessary. An identified
these attacks, including political assassinations, were
Security and officials in 40 different cities — first
[DELETED] had received intelligence that indicated
so extensive, vicious, and calculated that they can
disclosed by Oakland mayor Jean Quan — in the
the protesters in New York and Seattle planned
accurately be termed a form of official ‘terrorism.’”
determined (and ultimately successful) effort to
The redacted document obtained from the FBI in Houston states: “An identified [DELETED] as of October planned
similar protests in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and
“The FBI’s techniques were often extreme, with
destroy the largely peaceful movement demonstrates
Austin, Texas. [DELETED] planned to gather intelli-
the agency being complicit in the murder and assas-
how serious the federal government is about deflect-
gence against the leaders of the protest groups and
sination of political dissidents, or having people sent
ing any challenge to its monopoly on political power.
obtain photographs, then formulate a plan to kill the
away to prison for life,” adds Tom MacNamara.
leadership via suppressed sniper rifles.”
COINTELPRO terrorism “enabled the FBI and
The assassination of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists, journal-
The FBI confirmed that the document is legitimate.
police to eliminate the leaders of mass movements
ists, and political figures considered threats to the
For the astute student of history — real history, not
without undermining the image of the United States
status quo demonstrate the viability of murder as
the massaged version proffered by the ruling elite —
as a democracy, complete with free speech and the
a political tool for the elite. As Brian Glick notes,
news of an FBI plot to murder political activists does
rule of law,” Glick continues. “Charismatic orators
the CIA has used assassination abroad for decades
not come as a surprise. Recent history provides nu-
and dynamic organizers were covertly attacked and
and its importation into the United States simply
merous examples, most notably during the 1960s and
“neutralized” before their skills could be transferred
reveals how serious they are to control any effective
1970s when the FBI’s COINTELPRO was in full swing.
to others and stable structures established to carry
political opposition, especially when activism has
on their work. Malcolm X was killed in a ‘faction-
the potential to effectuate political change or, as in
trials, and other traditional legal modes of repres-
al dispute’ which the FBI took credit for having
the case of Occupy Wall Street, result in a political
sion failed to counter the growing movements, and
‘developed’ in the Nation of Islam. Martin Luther
awakening of millions of people.
even helped to fuel them, the FBI and police moved
King, Jr. was the target of an elaborate FBI plot to
outside the law,” writes Brian Glick in his book, War
drive him to suicide and replace him ‘in his role of
For more information about the FBI’s COINTEL-
at Home. “They resorted to the secret and systematic
the leadership of the Negro people’ with conserva-
PRO operations, read Kurt Nimmo’s “The Son of
use of fraud and force to sabotage constitutionally
tive Black lawyer Samuel Pierce (later named to
COINTELPRO” from 2002.
“When congressional investigations, political
1971, but this is obviously not the case.
Peter Santa Maria
INFOWARS MAGAZINE: HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN PRODUCING ART? Peter Santa-Maria: I grew up reading comics and watching cartoons like most kids. I always knew I wanted to be involved in producing them one day. As I got older, I became involved in the music industry, and I saw the reality behind all of the glitz and glam. It wasn’t something I wanted to be a part of long term, and it gave me a perspective on people that I did not have before. I needed to succeed or fail on my own merits, so I rediscovered my love for visual art and started drawing, painting, and sculpting 24/7 until I felt like I had the chops to exhibit.
WHERE DO YOU FIND INSPIRATION FOR YOU WORK? In terms of style, my biggest influences are comic book illustrators like Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Eric Powell, Ryan Ottley, James Jean, and Scott Morse. Those are the guys that I look at over and over again. Other contemporary artists that inspire me are Dan McCall and Brian Reedy. Historically, I love Honore Daumier, who was imprisoned for his depiction of King Louis Philippe in a print titled Gargantua. Everyone look him up. In terms of theme, I just look around at what’s going on. I feel a responsibility to use my skills for fighting corruption and injustice. Until I create an image that communicates my thoughts on an issue, I can’t do or think about anything else, but I always look to satirize and poke fun at authority in the process. I ask myself, “How can I get people who are apathetic or opposed to my point of view to see where I am coming from, especially when what I am trying to say has been labeled extreme by others?” Humor is the answer. When everyone is laughing, everyone is experiencing commonality, and therefore, more likely to listen to what each other has to say. It works almost every single time.
Peter Santa-Maria, an artist, high school teacher, and Infowarrior, crossed our path in the middle of July as a caller on the Alex Jones Show. He impressed us with his energy and talent, along with his steadily growing momentum, due in part to a film by independent news and activist website WeAreChange.org featuring Santa-Maria’s artwork. His work successfully melds his passion for freedom and expression with a challenge to action by way of combining pop-culture references with themes of our current degenerative society and political system. It is simultaneously playfully irreverent, visually intriguing, and mentally stimulating. His work can be found at attacktheplanet.com, a website he shares with friend and fellow artist Brian Reedy.
HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH WOODCUT PRINTING FROM CARTOONING AND ILLUSTRATION? I pick the technique based on the image and my plan for it, but I love working in different media. I started woodcuts after meeting Brian Reedy. Watching him work makes you want to do the same. It also turned out to be a relatively cheap way to make many reproductions all by hand. Woodcuts lend themselves to political art I make because you can see the artist’s hand in the work. We are in a time where people want to go back to the organic, the hand-made, the down-to-earth. These prints meet that desire.
A VIDEO OF YOURS SHOWCASING YOUR WORK WAS RECENTLY FEATURED ON WE ARE CHANGE. HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH WE ARE CHANGE, AND WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO COME FROM THE EXPOSURE?
I am incredibly grateful to Luke Rudkowski and We Are Change. I’ve always been a fan of their work. My friend and filmmaker Christoper Delamo of RedPillPhilosophy.com was working with We Are Change prior, so he told me there was a chance they’d launch the video. He’s another example of just getting active in your own capacity to affect change. The only thing I hope that will come of this video and the attention my work has been receiving is that others will start doing whatever it is they do well to bring awareness to the issues we all feel are important. It’s amazing how powerful we all are.
WHAT RESPONSES ARE YOU GETTING FROM YOUR ARTWORK? It has been incredible! We sold out of a small ‘zine I made with Brian Reedy illustrating crazy current event articles. I stuck to my guns and sold a painting to a big-time art collector. It was of a fat kid with tumor creatures and scientists talking to Donald Rumsfeld about how aspartame is dangerous. Rumsfeld says something about how that’s perfect for killing some kids. Abrasive and offensive, but that is what makes me laugh and it’s based in reality. That collector gave me a highly coveted space in the Wynwood Art District here in Miami, and I had my first solo exhibition. Sold a ton of controversial political paintings with large price tags and I haven’t looked back. One guy told me he wanted to set my prints on fire. I told him to buy them first.
WHAT CAUSED YOU TO PRODUCE POLITICALLY FUELED ARTWORK? My grandfather had to flee his home and journalism career in Cuba with his wife and two young daughters in the bottom of a ship after Fidel Castro took over. My stepfather was in prison for over a year because he made artwork and films protesting the Castro regime and showing the truth about life in Cuba under the despot. Since I can remember, I have had a disdain for tyrants and unlawful authority in general. I was disconnected from current events and politics for a long time, thinking that there was nothing someone like me could do. I watched the Ron Paul debates in 2007, and instantly, everything came into focus. This was the first time anyone from the government was saying something that made sense to me. After that, a group of friends and I attended political happenings to hand out literature on Ron Paul. I was at a famous Cuban restaurant in Miami called Versailles for a Rudy Giuliani event. I sat down in the café and had just ordered some food near where Giuliani was going to pander when I felt two giant hands grab me by the back of my shirt collar and rip me out of my seat. The voice with a thick New York accent said, “You can eat later!” Before I could blink, I was thrown out of the restaurant’s side entrance and locked out by some enormous, plain-clothes goon. I was wearing a t-shirt that simply said, “Listen to Ron Paul,” which I’m sure was what got me tossed. By the time I was able to get back in through a bunch of rented security guards, they had escorted that nerdy ghoul Giuliani out of there. It was just like the stories I had heard growing up about Cuba, but here in the free country. It’s a constant source of motivation. There are Giulianis everywhere. Disgusting.
YOU TEACH ADVANCED ART CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. DO YOU ENCOURAGE YOUR STUDENTS TO QUESTION AUTHORITY? Of course, though I try to be clever about it. I look for the moments when lessons can be taught organically, so I can help them interpret a situation in their own way, as opposed to telling them that they have to rebel. Some kids are dealing with things that are much more immediate than geo-political events. They tend to disconnect themselves from the outside world because their smaller world is much more pressing. Most are still searching for their identity, and I try to help them find at least a part of it. I would say, however, that most of them are skeptical of anyone who would tell them what to do. The first thing they see in my classroom when they walk in everyday is a giant poster of Gandhi’s head that says “DISOBEY.”
SINCE YOU NOTICE THAT MANY STUDENTS HAVE MORE IMMEDIATELY PRESSING CONCERNS, IS THERE HOPE IN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR BROADER POLITICAL AND SOCIETAL CHANGES? Yes! They are brilliant, creative, energetic, and cannot wait to get out into the world. They are empowered through their craft and skill. They aren’t going to take crap from anyone. The world is going to come at them fast when they graduate and they will be ready. My students question everything. My school is in a rough neighborhood, but these kids have their heads up and are making great work and winning awards. I know that more than a few are going to make great artwork and blow people’s minds! They will affect change through their intelligence, kindness, courage and ability. I love them.
WHAT IS THE POLITICAL CLIMATE IN MIAMI THAT YOU ARE TRYING TO COUNTER? I love Miami. I don’t think I could live anywhere else. There is so much culture and diversity. The art in Miami is world famous. Every year, the Art Basel show brings people from the four corners of the Earth. The weather is great; the food is great; the only thing that ruins Miami are the corrupt local politicians. We meet a lot of great people who were doing everything in their power to improve things locally, but it is obvious that the local mafia are using the people’s resources to climb to higher positions in politics. Everyone is dirty, I’m telling you. The thing with the local politics is they have a lot of money behind the corruption here. When you try and go up against them they start to rage like creatures from a horror film. They’re just a bunch of dorks though. We have no money and no history and have affected a lot of change, turning a lot of people’s heads in different directions. I feel that I affect more positive change now through my interactions with my students and my artwork, which allows me to meet new people outside of politics that are where I once was — apathetic. I encourage people to get active, and I am teaching young people the skills. I feel like I am helping to build an army of good people.
Since I can remember, I have had a disdain for tyrants and unlawful authority in general. I was disconnected from current events and politics for a long time, thinking that there was nothing someone like me could do.
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America’s Artificial Rift: The Two Party System
n any given day, you can find
together for stability. A single party’s influence can break
party is just like trusting the used-car salesman to give you
a news story that focuses on
without a backboard to cater towards any dissidence. Two
the best price. Find out the truth for yourself, as it’s the
the conflict between Dem-
parties can stand up against one another to create a more
only way to truly find out what’s going on.
ocrats and Republicans, or
powerful structure, both geometrically and intellectually,
Group A and Group B. These
that can withstand intense dissidence from each party
and turn them into a battle between political parties. A
groups could be anything,
for one reason: the rebellion of the first party’s ideals are
perfect example is the healthcare bill. Even though it has
but as long as they are touted
reciprocated by the second.
ridiculous policy changes, and a eugenics-based provision
The mainstream media loves to take legitimate topics
system, it is still turned into a Left-versus-Right issue by
as being the opposite of each other, they will clash. When
The war between Left and Right diminishes the focus
one party supports a bill, the other tends to oppose it. This
on real issues. A frighteningly large number of people will
the media. Luckily people are beginning to see through this
holds true for both sides, creating a never-ceasing battle over
make all their decisions based upon their party leaders.
false two-party system. The mainstream media’s deception
political parties, as opposed to policy.
The debate turns into Left versus Right, instead of what is
is wearing off quite rapidly as the public begins to realize
best for the country. The mainstream media loves to turn
that they are being duped.
The change in each party’s fundamental policies has been warped into an infinitesimally minute amount of dis-
everything into a matter of “party wars,” instead of discuss-
tinction from one another. When one does not agree with
ing the actual issue at its core.
the “Republican” stance, they generally lean towards a
Instead of thinking “Left” or “Right,” think about it from
You do not have time to waste on petty arguments that center around the false “party wars.” Use your time to get real information out, like the implications of the
“Democratic” stance. The guise of the two parties creates
a human perspective. What will this do to our country?
healthcare bill or the shocking dangers of vaccinations.
a false sense of freedom and liberation from a structured
How will it affect me? How will it affect my neighbors?
True patriotism is to have thoughts that do not derive
ideal. The Soviet Union’s single party system was a failure
Imagine for a moment that you go to a used car dealership
from the structured and targeting news media, or the
due to it’s inability to withstand a dissident attack. The
and search around for a nice car. You find a car in decent
most famous political puppet in your region. Realize that
United States two-party system is simply the post-beta
condition you like. You ask about the price, and the sales-
regardless of which party the current political figurehead
form of the Soviet-style political spectrum, with the guise
man says it will cost you $95,000.
is affiliating himself with, he is still the same as the
of liberty upon it’s aging fangs.
In this case, most people would first investigate the true
previous leader. It is a vicious cycle that continues to this
value of the car before purchasing it. While it seems com-
day. The difference is that now the people are waking up
it’s Greek root word δείχνυμι “to show,” accurately
pletely logical to find the true value of the car, many do
to this cycle and opposing it.
describes the dimension between the left and right party.
not take this metaphorical step when it comes down to Left
This paradigm requires a vice grip of social ideology held
versus Right. Placing blind trust in the leaders of a political
The word paradigm (paradigma), compounded from
EGYPT IS AWAKE
U.S. Media Ignored AntiObama Fervor
Paul Joseph Watson
UNLIKE IN SYRIA, WHERE A MILITANT-LED INSURRECTION WAS HYPED AS A DEMOCRATIC UPRISING, THE LARGEST MASS PROTEST IN HUMAN HISTORY WAS MET WITH DEAFENING SILENCE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE 52
mages seldom broadcast on mainstream media
the CIA) and National Endowment for Democracy
networks revealed a wave of anti-Obama fervor
(NED). Despite supporting Mubarak for decades, the
throughout Egypt as demonstrators blamed the
U.S. abandoned him and threw its support behind
White House for helping to install Mohamed
the Muslim Brotherhood when Mubarak rejected U.S.
Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who was
attempts to establish military bases inside the country
toppled by the Egyptian military on July 3. The
and seize control of Egypt’s communications networks.
protests in Egypt before Morsi was deposed were largely characterized by the media as rep-
Mohamed Morsi oversaw the implementation of a dictatorship in Egypt that rivaled that crafted by
resenting an even split between pro-government Muslim
his autocratic predecessor. After enshrining Shariah
Brotherhood advocates and the anti-Morsi opposition
law in the newly drafted constitution, Morsi granted
movement, despite the fact that the anti-Morsi demon-
himself sweeping powers to introduce any law and
strations have been far larger. However, one aspect of the
made himself immune from judicial oversight. Eric
demonstrations that has been almost completely ignored
Trager, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near
is the fact that Egyptians firmly lay the blame for Morsi’s
East Policy, told CBC News that Morsi was “on paper
calamitous year in office at the feet of the White House.
the most powerful Egyptian leader since the pharaoh.”
Egyptians are fully cognizant of the fact that the
Unlike in Syria, where a militant-led insurrection
Obama administration played a key role in contriving
was hyped as a democratic uprising, the largest
the revolution that toppled former President Mubarak.
mass protest in human history was met with deaf-
Their signs also condemn the role of Anne Patterson, the
ening silence from the White House. The only
U.S. Ambassador to Egypt. As Infowars.com previously
official reference to Egypt came from Secretary of
covered, the 2011 revolution in Egypt was far from a
State John Kerry, whose statement failed to address
grass roots uprising, given that its organization was aided
what was actually happening and instead centered
by establishment NGOs like Freedom House (linked to
on the weather conditions in Tahrir Square.
written by: Julie Wilson
The Hidden Horrors of Genetically-Modified Foods
Public knowledge and awareness of genetically-engineered (GE) foods or genetically-modified organisms
(GMO) has been steadily building for years now, but California’s Proposition 37 introduced last year left even more people wondering what GMOs were and why it was such a big deal they be labeled. Proposition 37 made the ballot last November through a petition of signatures from California residents. If passed, according to voterguide.com, the proposition would have required labeling on “food sold to consumers made from plants or animals with genetic material changed in specific ways.” This would have prohibited marketing such foods as “natural.” Even though polls showed that Californians overwhelmingly supported Prop 37, the legislation still failed by 6 percent of the vote. The failure was due in part to massive campaign dollars raised and used by giant corporations like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, and Kellogg, who helped raise over $43 million dollars, while the grassroots campaign raised a mere $9 million. The campaign waged against Prop 37 spread a slew of ugly deceptive lies attempting to persuade the public into voting against the proposition. One of the major lies told by the big lobbyists was that Californians would see their grocery bills increase by at least $600 a month. Another deceitful tactic included a mailer sent out to voters using a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seal that fooled the recipients into thinking the FDA was against the measure. Despite the fail of Prop 37, many states, like Connecticut and Maine, have since moved towards enacting their own regulations on labeling GMOs. However, there’s a catch. The states can’t move forward with the law until four neighboring states pass similar laws. Clearly this puts a damper on the victories. Americans took another blow on March 26 when President Obama surreptitiously signed the Farmer Assurance Provision, commonly referred to as the Monsanto Protection Act, into law while the public was conveniently fixated on other distractingly publicized controversial topics. The Monsanto Protection Act bars federal courts from being able to halt the sale or planting of GE seeds. Food Democracy Now!, a grassroots movement of 650,000 farmers and citizens, claims, “it’s basically an ATM machine and a corporate handout to Monsanto that puts every farmer and consumer at risk.”
WHY ALL THE FUSS OVER THE RIGHT TO HAVE OUR FOODS LABELED? Well, to start, cancer has gone from the tenth cause of death to the second in just over fifteen years. Other health problems such as infertility, obesity, diabetes, food allergies, and autism have all seen massive increases since GMOs entered the market. Biotech companies like Monsanto, Dupont, and Dow claim that GM seeds are better because they withstand extreme weather conditions, offer increased yield and are more nutritious. However, these are blatant lies, and in all actuality, they have been found to perform worse than conventional seeds, and are not only unhealthy, but deadly for humans and animals alike. When genetically-modified plants produce their own insecticide, the same poison gets passed on to the consumer. These poisons are then ingested into the blood stream and do not only stay present for lengths of
time, but have the capability of reproducing inside you. This means that your own body can become an insecticide-producing factory. In addition, the plants are also sprayed with heavy doses of harsh chemicals. Roundup, one of the main chemicals used, has been proven to cause hormone disruption, DNA damage, cancer, birth defects, and neurological disorders. Instead of warding off weeds, it has actually caused super-weeds and super-bugs to develop that are resistant to herbicides and pesticides and are still destroying crops. Ingesting the poisons found in GM foods causes your cells to lose their identity and fail to recall their function. Once cells lose their functionality, they can no longer provide your organs with the instructions needed to operate. These frightening side-effects are the reason many states are finally rushing to, at the very least, label GMOs, so that people have the freedom to make a choice regarding food that won’t cause cancer, infertility, or any other horrifying disease. Not to worry though because Monsanto swears their products are safe. How do they know? Well, they’ve employed their own scientists to conduct their own short term studies that say GM foods are completely safe. To the contrary, studies done independently (and outside of the U.S., because Monsanto has made it illegal for anyone else in the country to test their products) have had quite different results. For example, the longest running study, totaling two years of experimentation, was conducted in France and published last year. The results were scarier than you can imagine. The French study involved 200 rats with a life span of two years. Researchers investigated how a diet of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready corn affected their health. According to Mother Earth News, the study separated the rats into ten groups, of which “three had part of their standard diet replaced at varying levels with Roundup Ready corn that had been treated with Roundup in the field; three received the same feed protocol, but with untreated Roundup-Ready corn; three ate no GM corn, but had tiny amounts of Roundup herbicide in their drinking water; and one control group ate two-thirds standard rat chow and one-third non-GM
These frightening side-effects are the reason many states are finally rushing to, at the very least, label GMOs, so that people have the freedom to make a choice regarding food that won’t cause cancer, infertility, or any other horrifying disease.
corn. Each group contained ten females and ten males.” The results revealed disturbing “severe adverse health effects,” including the development of mammary tumors, as well as kidney and liver damage, which led to premature death. Most of the side-effects only became apparent after 90 days. Conveniently, Monsanto’s longest study of side-effects concluded at 90 days. Towards the end of the study, researchers found that “50 to 80 percent of the
female rats had developed large tumors, compared with only 30 percent developing tumors in the control group. In males, liver congestion and necrosis were 2.5 to 5.5 times higher than in the control group, and there were 1.3 to 2.3 times more instances of kidney disease. Overall, among the rats receiving GM corn and/or Roundup, up to 50 percent of males and 70 percent of females died prematurely, compared with only 30 percent and 20 percent in the control group.” Some professionals argue that rats aren’t suitable test subjects because humans are simply too different biologically and far more complex. However, nearly every product we use today is either first tested on rats or some other type of mammal before granted approval for humans. Humans aren’t the only ones adversely affected by GM food though. Recently, farmers have been understandably upset about mass die-offs and infertility occurring in their livestock. Livestock news source Cattle Network says Iowa farmer Jerry Rosman started giving his pigs “GMO corn in feed in 1997 without trouble, but things changed in 2000 when he switched to a different company’s genetics with a new genetically modified trait. Starting in 2000, most of Rosman’s animals were unable to reproduce with a low sperm count in males and females showing false pregnancies. The pigs that were reproducing had smaller litters. By adjusting the type of corn used, Rosman concluded the corn with the genetically modified trait he started using in 2000 was causing the problem. Continued losses and his shrinking herd forced him to close his farm two years later.” Some of Rosman’s pigs even gave birth to empty bags of water.
A 2006 publication from the International Service for Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) assures
and two proteins were insecticides.” The study concluded that GMO foods led to a toxic mix
that GM corn grain used for feeding livestock has received
in the digestive tract of the animals causing complications,
extensive testing and undergoes a long approval process.
including reproductive failure. All of the pigs studied
“Feeding trials have been conducted to examine the safety
displayed adverse health affects and females in particular
and efficacy of GM feeds for farm livestocks. Based on
showed carcinoma, endometriosis, inflammation, enlarged
these studies, there is no evidence of significantly altered
fluid-filled uteruses, stomach ulcers, thinning of the intesti-
nutritional composition, deleterious effects, or the occur-
nal walls, and an increase in hemorrhaging bowels.
rence of transgenic DNA or protein in animal products
Jerry Rosman’s pigs exhibited many of the same com-
derived from animals fed with GM feed ingredients.”
plications as the GMO-fed pigs in the Australia study,
However, a second study conducted by a group of scien-
which is frightening considering the fact that pigs and
tists lead by Dr. Judy Carman of the Institute of Health and
humans have very similar digestive tracts. Shockingly,
Environmental Research in Australia has proved that “GMO
none of these results have been reported in the biochem-
is anything but safe.”
istry tests performed by Monsanto and other companies
Since the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved GMO soy and corn for livestock feed in 1996, livestock in the UK
in the GM industry. Thankfully, research performed by other countries has
have been consuming it ever since. Dr. Carman explains
steadily exposed the horrors of genetically engineered
“at a commercial piggery in the U.S., we took 168 just-
foods, but here in America, the biotech lobbies prevent us
weaned pigs and fed them a typical diet for the piggery,
from even having a label on our food products. Shouldn’t
containing soy and corn, for 5 months until the pigs were
we at least have the right to know what is in our food and
slaughtered at their usual slaughter age. Half of the pigs
to make the choice ourselves about what to purchase?
were fed widely-used varieties of GM soy and GM corn for
The consumption of GMOs is systematically changing the
this whole period, and the other half of the pigs were fed
human DNA sequence, endangering not only individual
an equivalent non-GM diet as a control group. The GM diet
health, but our species as a whole. If the biotech compa-
contained three GM genes and therefore three GM pro-
nies continue to control our food supply, it won’t be long
teins. One protein made the plant resistant to a herbicide,
before our genetic composition is destroyed completely.
The consumption of GMOs is systematically changing the human DNA sequence, endangering not only individual health, but our species as a whole.
written by: Kit Daniels
Media Spin E
The Ins & Outs of Propaganda
controlled publishers, owners, and press members at
then at the peak of his notoriety, that Meyer had leftist
He will be remembered for adding anoth-
Newsweek, The New York Times, CBS, and other large pub-
connections. McCarthy used this allegation to publicly
er stepping stone to the path towards liberty.
lications, according to Deborah Davis, author of Katharine
attack Meyer and the entire CIA.
By leaking information on the massive
the Great: Katharine Graham and The Washington Post,
extent of the NSA’s illegal surveillance, he
the unauthorized biography of the Washington Post owner
to attack McCarthy. Two Spring 1954 episodes of the
showed just how firm the shackles are on the American
Katharine Graham. Wisner’s media accomplices even in-
documentary series “See It Now” hosted by journalist
people. Snowden sacrificed himself to build barriers to tyr-
cluded Graham’s husband and co-owner of The Washington
Edward R. Murrow reveal the ferocity of this onslaught.
anny, yet several media outlets are downplaying Snowden
Times, Phil Graham.
These episodes were meticulously edited to only show
dward Snowden is a heroic patriot.
and his exploits as they match their spin with Obama’s
The CIA’s dominance on mass media was not limited to
Operation Mockingbird responded, inciting the media
McCarthy at his worst behavior, even picking his nose
rhetoric that Snowden is simply a common hacker unwor-
major news outlets. This intentional dumbing down of the
at one point. The episodes never portrayed McCarthy as
thy of exceptional pursuit by U.S. forces.
public also included wire services which provided news
calm or professional. This turned the public against him.
to small town newspapers. Rural audiences were not safe
Later that year, the U.S. Senate censured McCarthy, and
for you. This process of mass conditioning in place of
from the “official” narratives advocated by the agency.
he died of alcoholism three years later.
independent thought is nothing new. For decades, the CIA
Operation Mockingbird allowed the CIA to turn press mem-
used mass media to brainwash the public on an extensive,
bers into perpetual puppets, oohing and aahing the public
of President Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán in the CIA-orches-
international scale. In 1948, the newly founded spy agency
into supporting the agency’s sinister agendas.
trated 1954 Guatemalan coup d’état. The CIA prevented
These media outlets are trying to select your opinions
created a covert psychological and paramilitary division
Around 1953, Wisner took over another department,
Operation Mockingbird also contributed to the downfall
American journalists not favored by the agency from
called the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC), headed by
and CIA Director Allen Dulles and CIA official Cord
entering Guatemala during the overthrow. However,
Wall Street lawyer and Navy veteran Frank Wisner.
Meyer joined Operation Mockingbird. Dulles honed his
the propaganda program began to unravel in the 1960s.
intelligence experience as a career diplomat in Europe.
Dulles’ successor, John A. McCone, failed trying to censor
Kangas, the OPC specialized in propaganda, economic
He became the CIA director in early 1953 during the
NBC from releasing a documentary on the CIA. As media
warfare, sabotage, subversion of “hostile” governments,
Eisenhower Administration. Meyer served as a platoon
outlets became more competitive, they published reports
and additional covert actions. To support these actions,
leader in World War II and suffered severe injuries during
based on the hottest news tips, some of which inadver-
Wisner started Operation Mockingbird, a secret program to
the Battle of Guam. After the war, he promoted the idea
tently exposed the CIA’s activities.
push political propaganda through mass media in order to
of one-world government, and in 1947, he funded and
manipulate the public at whim.
headed the United World Federalists, now known as
apex in 1976 when Senator Frank Church’s investigations
Citizens for Global Solutions.
lead to the “Final Report of the Select Committee to Study
According to “A Timeline of CIA Atrocities” by Steve
Operation Mockingbird recruited American journalists, published magazines as fronts, and funded college
When they joined the mass brainwashing program,
This trend continued well into the 1970s, hitting an
Government Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activi-
organizations in an enormous undertaking. Journalists
Operation Mockingbird commanded over 24 news outlets.
ties,” which stated, “The CIA currently maintains a network
wrote news stories based on CIA-written “press releases,”
Throughout the 1950s, the program involved at least
of several hundred foreign individuals around the world
and were bribed to write with a particular slant. As other
3,000 CIA employees writing, coordinating, and releasing
who provide intelligence for the CIA and at times attempt
writers would cite the original stories, the CIA lies easily
propaganda to mass media, according to Mockingbird: The
to influence opinion through the use of covert propagan-
propagated throughout the news without any indication of
Subversion of the Free Press by the CIA by Alex Constan-
da. These individuals provide the CIA with direct access
their true origins.
tine. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover noticed the CIA’s power
to a large number of newspapers and periodicals, scores
and grew jealous. Hoover told Senator Joseph McCarthy,
of press services and news agencies, radio and television
Through this method of opinion engineering, Wisner
MEDIA CONTROL WILL CONTINUE AS A METHOD OF MASS MANIPULATION, GIVING MERELY THE ILLUSION OF TRUTH THROUGH PROPAGANDA DISGUISED AS KNOWLEDGE. WE ARE PROGRAMMED TO GROVEL TO SELF-SERVING AUTHORITY FIGURES, BUT BY BEING AWARE OF THE CONDITIONING, YOU EMPOWER YOURSELF AS AN INDIVIDUAL CAPABLE OF INDEPENDENT THOUGHT. ENGAGE YOURSELF INTO THE REVOLUTION OF MASS AWAKENING.
stations, commercial book publishers, and other foreign
complete media blackout. American officials did not allow
merman’s recorded 911 call. The network isolated and
reporters full access to the island until over three weeks
rearranged segments of the recording into a completely
Then CIA Director George H.W. Bush stated that the CIA
after the invasion. By then, military footage and eyewitness
different order and played their version on the air. This al-
would no longer pay or contract media correspondents for
accounts served as their only sources of information, which
teration possibly made Zimmerman sound more predatory
cooperation with the agency. However, Jim Marrs, New
was perhaps “sanitized.”
and racist to the public.
York Times best-selling author and award-winning journal-
Immediately after the invasion, the Reagan Administra-
Media control will continue as a method of mass ma-
ist, revealed during a filmed conversation with Alex Jones
tion pushed for the CIA’s exemption from responding to
nipulation, giving merely the illusion of truth through pro-
that the CIA did not relinquish media control entirely.
Freedom of Information Act requests. It could very well be
paganda disguised as knowledge. We are programmed to
Marrs used to work for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram,
that the media blackout hid covert CIA operations on the
grovel to self-serving authority figures, but by being aware
which was then owned by Capital Cities Communications,
island. Casey died in 1987 prior to testifying before Con-
of the conditioning, you empower yourself as an individual
a nationwide publishing and radio broadcasting company,
gress on his knowledge of the Iran-Contra scandal.
capable of independent thought. Engage yourself into the
also known as CapCities. He said that the newspaper’s em-
Regardless of CIA control, mass media holds a strong
ployee newsletter contained a major article approving the
influence on the population, keeping the public chained to
latest appointment by newly elected President Reagan.
the claimed “official story.” In reporting the shooting death
“They were so proud that Reagan had appointed Wil-
of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, the media used
liam Casey as the head of the CIA,” Marrs said. “William
a headshot of Martin at age 12, portraying him as a “ba-
Casey was the majority stockholder and the guy that
by-faced” boy. Martin was 17 at the time of his death. The
controlled the company that owned the Star-Telegram…
media also used an older photo of a heavy-set Zimmerman.
So my newspaper was controlled and owned by the head
Zimmerman lost a lot of weight prior to the shooting and
of the CIA, and that was in the employee newsletter, but
his mug shot taken that night reveals a much slimmer face.
never made the newspaper.” It is interesting to note that the 1983 Invasion of
The media-created contrast of a heavy-set man shooting a baby-faced kid to death could not be more clear
Grenada occurred during Casey’s tenure as CIA director.
or more inaccurate. Undoubtedly, the lopsided photo
The Reagan Administration launched the invasion of the
comparison fueled public rage against Zimmerman in
tiny Caribbean island under “news management” — more
the days after the shooting.
severe than the 1954 Guatemalan coup d’état. It was a
A month later, NBC edited their own version of Zim-
revolution of mass awakening.
For further reading: http://www.lossofprivacy.com/index.php/2013/06/ the-media-spins-nsa-scandal-into-character-assassination-against-edward-snowden/ http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00729632#page-1 http://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/newsmedia-law/news-media-and-law-fall-2001/blame-grenada http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=The_CIA_ and_journalism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_Cities_Communications http://www.ctka.net/abc_cap.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwywiVJKcbM
written by: Kurt Nimmo
“America has no functioning democracy at this moment.” Former President Jimmy Carter
Congress Finally Decides NSA Surveillance Violates the Law
ongress has finally decided that
Act, said it is not likely Congress will reauthorize the busi-
according to David B. Wells and John Wilson Wells, authors
massive, unprecedented and
ness-records collection provision of the act when the law
of American National Security and Civil Liberties in an Era
unwarranted surveillance of the
expires in 2015.
American people conducted by
FOURTH AMENDMENT, WHAT FOURTH AMENDMENT?
the National Security Agency is against the law. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee,
which has broad jurisdiction over maters related to federal criminal law, arrived at the conclusion months after the American people reached a similar conclusion. “We never, at any point in this debate, have approved
James Cole, deputy attorney general at the De-
Former President Jimmy Carter has come out against NSA surveillance as well. He characterized Edward Snowden’s leak as “beneficial” for the country. “I think that the secrecy that has been surrounding this invasion of privacy has been excessive, so I think that the bringing of it to the public notice has probably been, in the long term, beneficial,” Carter said. “America has no functioning
partment of Justice, insists the NSA’s vacuum cleaner
democracy at this moment,” the former president also said
the type of unchecked, sweeping surveillance of United
approach to electronic surveillance does not violate the
at a meeting in Atlanta, according to German news source
States citizens employed by our government,” said House
Fourth Amendment. In 1979, Cole argues, the Supreme
fixture John Conyers, a Michigan Democrat, during a
Court ruled that telephone records are not private
hearing on the NSA. “If the government cannot provide a
information covered by the Fourth Amendment. Besides,
democracy. There is plenty of evidence that national
clear, public explanation for how its program is consistent
there is a special court for this sort of thing, the Foreign
elections are rigged and the two-party system — which is
with the statute, it must stop collecting this information
Intelligence Surveillance Court. It was approved by
actually a one party system lorded over by a cabal of glo-
Congress, so bureaucrats believe it is legal.
balist banksters and fascist corporatists — has a monopoly
Other committee members have promised to amend
Congress originally created the FISA and a secret court
Indeed, the United States does not have a functioning
on political power. NSA surveillance is merely another tool
the unconstitutional PATRIOT Act and force the NSA to
in response to embarrassing revelations uncovered by
designed to guarantee they stay in power. But then again,
stop its surveillance. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, a
the Church Committee investigating intelligence abuses.
the United States is not supposed to be a democracy. It was
Wisconsin Republican and author of the original PATRIOT
FISA’s special court is “almost a parallel Supreme Court,”
intended to be a constitutional republic.