Rising Phoenix Series #46: Mighty Changes Underway
Another epic challenge - for me - to gather for you and network in a timely fashion all the material you'll find in this compilation. I just hope - as usual - that you'll find time to peruse it and find some valuable information for you.
PS In my last compilation, I was recommending to you the new inspiring ambient music of Kundalini by Wonderland, but I did not give you the correct embedded URL to access this music. The correct link is http://www.myspace.com/wonderland2012
Note aux abonnés francophones qui ne seraient pas également abonnés à la liste d'envoi française: J'ai préparé et diffusé le 1er octobre dernier une compilation sur le sujet suivant - Gaz de schiste : La voix de la raison doit prévaloir - que vous pouvez consulter au http://www.earthrainbownetwork.com/Archives2010/VoixdelaRaison.htm - Il y a d'autres nouvelles à ce sujet à la fin de la section Worthy of Your Attention ci-dessous.
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"An accelerating time-spiral ends in the year 2012, and coincides with the end of time (as we know it) based on the ancient Chinese oracle known as the 'I Ching', which is thousands of years old. This date and time ending also coincides with the ancient prophecies of the Maya civilization and many other indigenous cultures from all over the world. At the same time, an analysis of human history shows that our knowledge will have moved quickly to the point where it will be doubling every few seconds! If this is not enough, many people have been returning from near-death experiences, and other trance states, speaking of visions of earth changes and an evolutionary leap for humanity. All this is said to come about at the year 2012! Other people have been given similar messages from UFO contacts. Over the past 25 years this earth-changing message has also been reinforced by the magnificent formations brought through in the crop circles in England, and many other parts of the world. Who can we believe? What about the people who say the World is ending? Geoff's presentation will show how these theories are often based on poor research, showing how the earth has gone through similar cycles previously. He says that although technology may fail, this would be part of a great change leading towards a Golden Age. This change is an essential development in which we will stop polluting our environment, stop deforestation, and other unsustainable parasitic earth-killing behavior and work together in co-operation and as one unit, so we can start to function in our designed roles as essential components in the awakening planetary brain - Ascending from an isolated cocoon-like past, and into a future Unitive Awakened Co-Creation."
- Geoff Stray -- Taken from the announcement of his October 16th conference - More through http://www.diagnosis2012.co.uk - recommended by Louise Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
"The teeter-tottering of the international economy cannot be sustained much longer, nor can the history of its control by the Illuminati's illegal manipulations remain hidden much longer. They are using obscure legal processes to hold onto their ill-gotten fortunes, thus we cannot tell you when the economic collapse will come. However, the time cannot be far off because many nations are bankrupt or on the verge, and their leaders and economists know that there is no financial backing for the daily computer transactions in the trillions of dollars and other currencies. When the collapse does come, welcome it in the knowledge that those who will direct the new system are at the ready and during the transition will keep financial disruptions to a minimum. You can lessen the anxiety of those around you by remaining positive, and you can do that confidently, knowing that Earth's Golden Age is right around the corner, so to say. The facts about "9/11" will be emerging fairly soon as well. When foreign leaders publicly state their opinion that the US government was either involved or knew beforehand and did nothing to prevent the horrific events of that day and some mainstream newspapers report that - and state that many US citizens also doubt the official story - you know that the irrefutable evidence of the truth cannot be suppressed much longer."
"The powers of injustice, of oppression, of exploitation, have done their worst, and they have lost. In the end, the perpetrators of injustice or oppression, the ones who strut the stage of the world often seemingly unbeatable - there is no doubt at all that they will bite the dust."
9/11 Report Is A Cover Up From Start To Finish! (October 9, 2010) SEEMS REVEALING... but see my note... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9DQ4EpgYzY
Recommended by Fred Burks who wrote: "If you haven't seen the Fox News video claiming the 9/11 Commission was a sham, watch it below and spread the news. Col. Shaffer of Able Danger is interviewed there and more. Amazing stuff! Thanks for all you do!" Read also Pentagon Destroys Copies of Controversial Memoir Written by Army Officer "The agency also attempted to block key portions of the book that claim "Able Danger" successfully identified hijacker Mohammed Atta as a threat to the United States before the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks." and Witnesses in Defense Dept. Report Suggest Cover-Up of 9/11 Findings AND Operation Dark Heart - Book Burning by Obama Administration "Burning books that have already been published seems like an obvious affront to free speech and seems particularly dangerous coming from the Obama administration, which has sought access to nearly every piece of American personal lives through its massive expansion of government." AND Burn This Book! - Protecting People From Reality - Note from Jean: Now despite the apparent sincerity of this ex-black op agent, US Army Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, and the Pentagon's action (buying up and burning all the books from his 1st edition allegedly to prevent some facts to be known by the US public but at the same time ensuring a much larger public interest for this book now on the bookstands again in its second edition and on Amazon), I get the distinct feeling that, faced with a torrent of revealing information about 9/11 and increased skepticism of the US public about the 9/11 Commission sham report and about the official explanation for what happened on 9/11, they've concocted another psychological operation (PSYOP) to both muddle the issue and distract everyone's attention with another red herring story, specifically through re-pinning the blame for organizing 9/11 on CIA-funded bogeyman Mohammed Atta under the cover of accusing the CIA of mishandling pre-9/11 intel on this guy because of some alleged internecine agency turf war. You can be sure that all US media would NOT be giving as much air play to this Colonel's story if they had not been green-lighted to do so by the Pentagon. And the guy would have been prevented to do so in the first place, one way or another. And BTW another glaring hint that this is a cooked-up distraction is the alleged burning of the books, a medieval, attention grabbing stunt that has no plausibility in today's world where the normal way to dispose of unwanted books is simply to pulp them. I mean common!... This feels very fishy to me...
Saving Our Oceans: One woman's dream to create national parks in the sea (Sept 23, 2010) EXCELLENT!! http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2020806_2020805,00.html
(...) In her more than 50-year career in ocean science, Earle has studied the deep, dived it and written about it. Now she's trying to save the oceans, and she's focusing on one simple idea: protect them. Create true reserves marine protected areas (MPAs) on the high seas, sanctuaries for everything that swims, just as governments have created parks on land. About 12% of the planet's land surface is conserved in some way, but little more than 1% of the 139.5 million sq. mi. of the oceans have any protection whatsoever. To Earle, that discrepancy helps explain why we've treated the oceans as a "supermarket and a sewer." First through overfishing: factory trawlers and long-liners, operating with generous government subsidies, have stripped the seas of their abundance, and many scientists estimate that we've lost at least 90% of large predatory fish like sharks and swordfish as populations of once abundant commercial species like bluefin tuna have crashed. Our appetite for fish has disrupted the aquatic food chain, degrading the coral reefs that sustain ocean life around the planet. Pollution and fertilizer runoff from agriculture have helped push one-third of the more than 700 reef-building corals close to extinction; 70% of all coral reefs could be gone by midcentury. Even worse are long-term changes to the very chemistry of the seas. The oceans have gradually warmed, depriving species of nutrients and triggering deadly coral-bleaching events. Unusually high temperatures this year could wipe out coral around the planet, accelerating the destruction of the most valuable habitats in the oceans. Thanks to all the fossil fuels humans have burned, the seas have also become more acidic because dissolving CO[subscript 2] in water lowers the pH the oceans store 50 times as much carbon as the atmosphere does and that change will have consequences no one can predict, though none are likely to be positive. The seas seem as invulnerable as they are immense. But if we thought the oceans were too vast for human beings to affect or we were counting on the waters to purify themselves, we were wrong. "The loss we could suffer goes beyond aesthetics," says Josh Reichert, managing director of the Pew Environment Group. "It's a loss to ourselves." Earle aims to stop it. She has launched the nonprofit Mission Blue to build support for marine sanctuaries around sensitive hot spots she calls them hope spots in the endangered oceans, including the high seas beyond any one country's control. If her goal is audacious we don't even have the legal institutions yet to protect international waters so is Earle.
(...) Earle, for her part, is an absolutist. She won't eat fish any longer "I don't eat my dive buddies," she says and urges others to do the same. When she talks about creating protected areas, she wants true marine sanctuaries, where fishing would be largely off limits, at least for a time. That brings opposition from the fishing industry, which has long been skeptical of the value of MPAs and doubtful that the seas are really in danger of being overfished. That's hard to believe. Fishermen have been able to mask the drop in fish populations only by going farther from shore and going farther down the aquatic food chain while taking advantage of improving subsidies and technology. Eventually they'll run out of room and fish. But MPAs alone, no matter how large, can't save vulnerable areas of the ocean from the impact of warming and, worse, gradual acidification, which will alter the chemistry of the oceans in a way the world hasn't seen for millions of years. "Once you screw with acidification, no one knows what's going to happen," says Tony Knap, executive director of BIOS. CLIP - Check also Video: Saving Our Oceans: Sylvia Earle - The Mission Blue Voyage a project of the TED Prize - Mission Blue on Facebook - "Sea Snot" Explosion Caused by Gulf Oil Spill? (September 23, 2010) Marine "snowstorm" possibly crippled base of Gulf of Mexico food chain. AND NOW... Take Action!
From Tarnished Earth to petrol tank http://www.tarnishedearth.co.uk/
Tarnished Earth is a dramatic street gallery of photographs by Jiri Rezac telling the story of one of the world's biggest ecological disasters... Alberta's tar sands.
Milk The Deadly Poison http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYpafipJyDE
This is a 1998 Hard Copy Special on MILK. What the government doesn't want you to know about milk. Don't drink milk, we know it contains fat and cholesterol but did you know it contains the protein CASEIN (which is basically a glue which leads to a lot of mucous build up and other health problems like asthma and congestion), milk also contains powerful growth hormones, viruses, a host of deadly chemical and biological bacterial agents, bovine proteins that cause allergies, insecticides, antibiotics, all this can trigger the growth of cancer and contributes to today's problem of obese children (ever notice why young girls breasts develop faster?). Cow's milk is the number one allergic food in this country. It has been well documented as a cause in diarrhea, cramps, bloating, gas, gastrointestinal bleeding, iron-deficiency anemia, skin rashes, atherosclerosis, and acne. It is the primary cause of recurrent ear infections in children. It has also been linked to insulin dependent diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, infertility, and leukemia. Milk and refined sugar make two of the largest contributions to food induced ill health in our country. More info through http://www.notmilk.com/ - Meanwhile the FDA is doing its ludicrous best/worst (at the behest of the toxic dairy industry) to eliminate all raw milk from the US market - people can smoke and ingest alcohol (2 legally sold products) till they die but, according to the corrupted-to-the-hilt FDA, they should not drink richly-flavored, (and often organic) raw milk and cheese because they believe that there is a remote chance that some people may get ill - for now though twenty-eight U.S. states do not prohibit sales of raw milk. Read Family Farm Ordered to Destroy 50,000 Pounds of Cheese "Morningland Dairy is the latest attempt by the FDA to fulfill the Healthy People 2020 objective to kill raw dairy." More on this issue through this LINK and in this Wikipedia entry - Recommended by Beverly who wrote: "I love the fact that you are allowing your readers to know what is happening to Morningland dairy, in the hopes that they will become active in this fight. I must admit though that it sends an unclear message as presented. The way that it's represented doesn't clearly differentiate between the farm-factory nonorganic milk and the fact that Morningland raises their dairy cattle so that all their milk is organic, which doesn't have all those allergic elements that is shown in the opening paragraph. Organic milk doesn't have the antibiotics, chemical and bacteriological agents, the pus created by the antibiotics, and certainly not the fear that the big-business farms create in their cattle, caused by forced feedings and prison like living conditions. It would be nice if you could present it so that the differences are more clearly defined. I've been out today taking copies of this article to the local health food stores who sold Morningland cheeses. When asked why they no longer had it they were telling their customers that the cheeses had been taken off the shelves because they weren't safe. It was an eye-opener for them to learn the truth. I hope I have convinced them to support their supplier, as they could very well have their business similarly treated when Codex Alimentarius goes into effect. We must fight back!!!!! Thanks again Jean for all you accomplish with your hard work and wonderful, informative newsletters." NOTE from Jean: It is true that organic milk is infinitely better than industrial milk whose cows are often given antibiotics and growth hormones, but there is no claim anywhere on the Morningland dairy website that their milk is organic. Usually organic farmers are proud to mention that fact so I doubt this farm produces organic milk and cheese, unless it is not independently certified, and so it is not mentioned for that reason.
Fox News North: Canada fights back against crony-media and WINS! (October 14, 2010) http://ppjg.wordpress.com/2010/10/14/fox-news-north-canada-fights-back-against-crony-media-and-wins
We did it! "Fox News North" has dropped their bid for forced access to our cable fees!83,000 of us signed the petition, 25,000 sent letters to the CRTC and 4,000 donated over $115,000 - and last week SunTV, seeing they could not win, dropped their request to the government to force cable companies to carry them. A huge congrats to everyone on this amazing victory for Canada! It wasn't easy -- the Sun media empire threw everything they had at us - smear pieces, legal threats, even insider knowledge of sabotage of our campaigns -- but our united voices proved more powerful than even a Harper-allied corporate giant. Let's take a moment to celebrate this, and share thoughts for what we do next. Just 3 weeks ago, our campaign caused the resignation in disgrace of SunTV chief and former Harper spin doctor Kory Teneycke (after we pressed for an RCMP investigation into the sabotage of our petition by people linked to Teneycke). While significant, Teneycke was just replaced by another scandal-ridden spin doctor for another conservative Prime Minister. But the decision to abandon the forced access to our fees is a huge deal. "Fox News North" (SunTV) has admitted that, if given a free choice, Canadians won't watch it enough to make it profitable - that's why they sought a special licence from the CRTC that would force cable companies to carry them, and why the press warned that the CRTC was under pressure from the Harper government to grant this licence. So, the success of our people-powered campaign could mean the end of this attempt to bring a poisonous brand of crony-media to Canada. Hooray! Harper's radical-right clique has launched a full scale assault on our democracy - forcing out top civil servants for refusing to be politicized, controlling press access to government like never before, even shutting down our Parliament when it suited them. A 24 hour propaganda news channel that backed their every move, no matter how outrageous, could have been a headshot to our country's democratic character. This victory is Canadian democracy's resilient response, and it's beautiful. Thank you!!
Kilomètre zéro: Quels sont les dangers qui dorment au Québec ? (2009-10-05) http://video.telequebec.tv/video/1805/quels-sont-les-dangers-qui-dorment-au-quebec
Note de Jean : Des faits historiques qui démontrent à quels risques innacceptables des centaines de milliers de Québécois s'exposent s'ils n'arrêtent pas l'invasion déclenchée par la rapacité de l'industrie des gaz de schiste. Il y a de profondes leçons à tirer de la politique de l'autruche pratiquée par les gouvernements québécois successifs face à la contamination toxique d'une multitudes de sites pollués par diverses industries au Québec. La principale leçon : si les producteurs de pollution industrielle à grande échelle que sont les compagnies exploitant les gaz de schiste qui veulent s'enrichir en détruisant notre ressource commune la plus précieuse, notre eau, toutes les vastes zones où ils s'installeront transformeront de vastes régions habitées de la vallée du St-Laurent en zones industrielles bruyantes où il ne fera définitivement plus bon vivre et où la santé de la population et celle de l'environnement seront sacrifiées sur l'autel de la vision à courte vue du gouvernement Charest dont l'indifférence criminelle n'a d'égale que la corruption systémique qui gangrène ce gouvernement. À noter : vous verrez également au trois quart de ce reportage-choc l'héritage des boues rouges toxiques entreposées en plein secteur résidentiel par l'Alcan (aujourd'hui Rio Tinto) dont les déversements d'un lac aux eaux rouges hautement corrosives polluent, chaque fois qu'il pleut trop, la rivière Saguenay et le parc marin du Saguenay en aval c'est ce même type de pollution qui a soulevé de hauts cris d'indignation récemment en Hongrie où l'effondrement de digues contenant de ces boues rouges a entraîné une grave contamination des sols agricoles et pollué le Danube avec ses concentrations élevées de mercure et d'arsenic. Voir d'ailleurs à ce sujet le mini-dossier que j'ai diffusé le 19 février dans le cadre de cette compilation de nouvelles sur le projet (pour l'instant en veille) du maire Tremblay de contaminer l'eau potable avec du fluor, un autre déchet toxique des alumineries. Pour voir en ligne les autres reportages vidéos, tous plus intéressants que les autres, produits par l'équipe de l'émission Kilomètre zéro de Télé-Québec, aller au http://video.telequebec.tv/ et cliquer sur le lien correspondant à cette émission.
L'AQLPA identifie 50 erreurs ou omissions dans le document du MRNF déposé au BAPE sur les gaz de schiste (4 octobre 2010) http://www.aqlpa.com/laqlpa-identifie-50-erreurs-ou-omissions-dans-le-document-du-mrnf-depose-au-bape-sur-les-gaz-de-schiste.html
Dans un rapport publié aujourd'hui sur son site Internet (www.aqlpa.com), l'AQLPA passe en revue l'ensemble du document du Ministère. Selon Monsieur André Bélisle, président de l'AQLPA « il s'agit d'un document truffé d'erreurs et d'omissions, non signé et ne citant presque aucune source. Il est regrettable que le Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune traite le BAPE et les citoyens avec aussi peu de considération. Compte tenu de la brièveté du mandat du BAPE, on se serait attendu à ce que le gouvernement du Québec lui fournisse l'information exacte et complète qu'il possède déjà ». CLIP - Voir aussi Gaz de schiste - La goutte qui fait déborder le vase
Édition du 16 octobre du bulletin hebdomadaire dinformation sur tout ce qui entoure lexploration et lexploitation du gaz de schiste au Québec - très complet http://www.mobilisationgazdeschiste.com/pdf/bulletin.pdf
Cette semaine dans les médias : Une population qui se mobilise de plus en plus et qui demande un moratoire à 75%. « Faute de rentabilité » et probablement aussi devant la voix du peuple qui sélève, Talisman et Questerre mettent un holà sur les projets en cours. Nathalie Normandeau fait fi des préoccupations des Québécois et de la démocratie et affirme que les municipalités nauront pas droit de véto concernant lattribution des permis.
The Day Before Disclosure - POWERFUL DOCUMENTARY!!! http://www.thedaybeforedisclosure.com/
We here at New Paradigm Films are among the millions of people across the world who have a strong notion that humanity is on the verge of major change on both a social, biological and spiritual level. But we also recognize the need for widespread information on the key subjects of this transformation. Our goal is to produce films covering several of these subjects, and make them available for as many people as possible across the globe. We now have the pleasure of inviting you all the see our latest documentary "The Day Before Disclosure" free of charge, right here on our website.
UFO SHOW 13-14 OCTOBER 2010 - Several pictures and videos http://xtragal3.blogspot.com/2010/10/ufo-show-13-14-october-2010.html
(...) This is not the First time a Big UFO show is announced. 14 October 2010 Blossom prediction was the first Big UFO show... Rumour that become Viral on Youtube. What is different this time? We have a Ex-Airforce officer and Author claiming it. I advice Caution in Believing it 100% to happen. However I have been witness to the UFO activity growing the last week. 7 October I lost All Digital Tv signals for 15 Minutes and videotaped a FLEET of over 5 Ufos flying near my place. Never before have so much activity been seen here and never before have all Tv channels gone out simultaneously. CLIP
Is FAA covering up flight delays due to New York UFO sighting? BY Michael E. Salla (October 15, 2010) http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/638
On October 13, 2010 several dozen UFOs were sighted over Manhattan, New York City. Reports of the sightings began from around 1:30 pm and lasted into late Wednesday afternoon. On being approached by several news media for comment, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) first reported nothing appeared on their radar. When it was later learned that a school in nearby Mt Vernon had released several party balloons in the sky, many media sources claimed the mystery behind the New York UFOs was solved. What media sources covering the New York UFO sightings failed to mention was that from 6:45 pm of the same day (October 13), the FAA had closed down air operations at New York's three airports for about an hour.The FAA claimed that the flight delays were due to a "gas smell" from the FAA radar facility in Westbury that handles New York City flights. According to an Associated Press story on the mysterious gas smell, it led to the radar facility being closed and the evacuation of radar technicians. What's more likely is that the FAA closed its radar facility and delayed flights due to the UFOs hovering at the time over Manhattan. More importantly, the UFOs may have interfered in some way with the radar equipment. If so, then it appears that the FAA is covering up the true significance of UFOs witnessed over New York City.
(...) The party balloon explanation is however very unlikely given the time involved between initial and later reports. Even though the New York UFO sightings were first officially reported at 1:30 pm, shortly after the accidental Mt Vernon party balloon release, witnesses described seeing the UFOs as early as 9:30 am on October 13, and that they numbered as many as 50. Also, the closure of the New York radar facilities and flight delays began at 6:45 pm. Up to this time, UFOs were being sighted and filmed by New York residents. Could a dozen party balloons hover for more than five hours over Manhattan after first drifting down from nearby Mt Vernon, and remain stationary over NYC? More importantly, could party balloons have mysteriously contributed to the evacuation of the Westbury radar facility, and flight delays for up to an hour at three major airports? The party balloon explanation falls apart at closer examination. It nevertheless appears to have been quickly accepted by the mass media in what appears to be an officially sanctioned attempt to cover up the truth behind the New York UFO sightings.
(...) This seems to be a similar series of events as occurred earlier this year at several Chinese airports after UFO sightings. Most significantly, what happened over New York's skies vindicates the October 13 prediction made four months earlier by a retired NORAD officer that extraterrestrial vehicles would begin appearing over major world cities as the first step in a process to prepare humanity for the truth that we are not alone. CLIP
Note from Jean: Not very spectacular footage though so far on this decidedly low key event in New York, with no panic-triggering mothership hovering over big cities. This event in 2007 was far more stunning...
Mystery shiny objects floating over Manhattan spark UFO frenzy (October 13, 2010) with video http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/10/13/2010-10-13_mystery_shiny_objects_floating_over_manhattan_spark_ufo_frenzy.html
A mysterious shiny object floating high over Manhattan's West Side set off a flurry of reports and wild speculation Wednesday that a UFO was flying over the city.Police and the FAA said they began getting flooded with calls starting at 1:30 p.m. from people reporting a silvery object hovering high over Chelsea. Law enforcement sources said they believed the object was likely some sort of balloon, but as of late Wednesday they had not confirmed exactly what it is. A Daily News reporter could see a tiny, silver dot floating approximately 5,000 feet above 23th St. and Eighth Ave., where dozens of people gathered late in the afternoon to catch a glimpse."It's been hovering there for a while. I'm just kind of baffled," said Joseph Torres, 49, of Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, who spotted the object after leaving a movie. "How can it be ordinary? There is something going on."Despite clear skies, it was not easy to make out the tiny object shimmering overhead."You really have to look up to see it," said one witness, who gave only his first name, Rico. "It's a little crazy. I guess that's why they call it an unidentified flying object because they don't know what it is." Not long after the first sightings, messages began appearing on Twitter linking to a month-old press release announcing the publication of a book by a retired NORAD officer predicting that UFOs would buzz the earth's major cities on Oct. 13. The Federal Aviation Administration said it received several calls to its operations center but after reviewing radar data, the agency could not find anything out of the ordinary."We re-ran radar to see if there was anything there that we can't account for but there is nothing in the area," said spokesman Jim Peters. "There was some helicopter traffic over the river at that time and we checked with LaGuardia Tower. And they said they had nothing going low at that time." "Nothing that we can account for would prompt this kind of response," he said. Peters said if it was a weather balloon or any kind of organized balloon release, authorities should have been notified in advance. Police officials said they had received no notification.
Rumors of 'Alien UFO Invasion', UFO decloakings multiply, as do forthcoming 'Alien Invasion' movies (Oct 15) http://www.examiner.com/exopolitics-in-seattle/rumors-of-alien-ufo-invasion-ufo-decloakings-multiply-as-do-forthcoming-alien-invasion-movies
This is the first of an Examiner.com series of articles on an Alien Invasion of Earth, whether a real or a staged false flag operation, and on ethical extraterrestrial/UFO landings. In the face of a forthcoming bumper crop of Alien Invasion and staged Alien Invasion movies, rumors are rife on the Internet of a staged Alien Invasion false flag operation, or an ethical extraterrestrial decloaking or landing. These issues peaked again on Oct. 13, 2010, a date on which Stan Fulham a retired NORAD officer wrote that channelings from a 40,000 strong group of dimensional souls stated that October 13, 2010 was the tentative date for a fleet of extraterrestrial vehicles to hover for hours over the earth's principal cities. Mr. Fulham stated says the event was to be the first in a series intended to avert a planetary catastrophe resulting from increasing levels of carbon-dioxide in the earth's atmosphere dangerously approaching a critical mass. A summary of the UFO sightings on planet Earth on October 13, 2010 included an alleged mass UFO sighting over New York City, an alleged disappearance of an entire village in the Qinlin mountains (China), UFOs over the Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco), UFO sightings in Malaysia, Ohio and in Texas. In short, a relatively normal and not so normal day for UFO activity. One researcher claims, A full UFO/ET decloaking did occur on October 13, 2010. OK, there does appear to have been a mass decloaking on October 13. The Canadian ex-NORAD officer stands vindicated. The most impressive display was the decloaking over New York City, which went on through the day and night. But sightings were also reported in a number of other places, including Seattle, San Francisco, Orlando, Puerto Rico, and Malaysia. If Im correct these other sightings were not mass decloakings like over New York. CLIP
Village in China disappears after UFO sightings On October 13, 2010 - PROBABLY A FALSE INFO! http://www.ufo-blogger.com/2010/10/village-in-chinese-mountain-disappears.html
Latest October 13 UFO news is coming from China according to yahoo News China "Qinling mountain village disappeared overnight on Oct 13, 2010". Now the army has blocked the site. According to eyewitness, they had seen the UFO over village before it was start disappearing.
UFO mass abduction report from China lost in translation .or .? http://tucsoncitizen.com/paranormal/2010/10/15/ufo-mass-abduction-report-from-china-lost-in-translation-or/
I stumbled across a UFODigest post that piqued my interest. It states that an entire village disappeared in China yesterday after a reported UFO sighting. The partial post below shows the headline.I did do a quick search about the source for this post: Sohu News. I found a few sources that state that Sohu News out of China is considered to be a tabloid-level news source with no credibility. If not, could the meaning of the article have been lost in translation?Since this is sure to spread like wildfire, with hundreds of other websites reporting this alleged incident, you can make the judgment for yourself. I vote for a tabloid news source wanting page views. - Read the UFO Digest news on this
Note from Jean: I have to share something VERY special with you. Something REALLY out of this world - to say the least - has been happening here in Canada. Last October 2 by a sheer "coincidence" I checked the Doppler maps at meteomedia and taken by a sudden curiosity I zoomed back this gizmo (clicking on the minus sign on the left) to see the map of the entire continent. And lo and behold a VERY strange thing was happening with this...
Here is what it was showing over Montreal... from a screen capture of what displayed on my computer:
[PLEASE TO VIEW THOSE PICTURES, GO AT THE ARCHIVED COPY OF THIS COMPILATION AT AS I CANNOT DISPLAY PICTURES IN THIS EMAIL VERSION]
The system features several successive maps (in this case from 1:50 am to 3:40 am) to show the cloud movements and where the precipitations are.
At first I thought it was merely some kind of technical malfunction of their Doppler system - yet I took 11 screen captures to show the incremental change of the phenomenon to have a record of the thing.
Here is a larger view of it once further zoomed back
What is in bright green shows where the precipitations are...
Then I looked further south and found other odd (never seen) precipitation patterns... That was happening over several areas of the eastern seaboard...
The next night I checked again and found this nearly centered over Ottawa (just a huge 650+ miles circle of rain pattern that lasted about 10 minutes...
and nothing similar appeared anywhere else over North America
Still discounting the whole thing as a fluke, I received an email forward last night from a dear friend in Ottawa with a stunning news that the very next evening after the phenomenon I observed, the following happened over Montreal:
From: Astraelia (email@example.com)
Sent: October 07, 2010
Subject: AN ARMADA OF 70 UFO IN V FORMATION FLY OVER MONTREAL - from Astraelia
GALACTIC FEDERATION ARMADA OF 70 UFO IN V FORMATION
FLY OVER ASTRAELIA HOME IN MONTREAL, IT HAS BEGUN...
Montreal, Sunday oct 3 2010, 9 1/2 pm.
(Astraelia a contactee for the Galactic Federation of Light, is the discoverer of the Sacred Site of Matawini, an ancient megalithic sacred site of the Galactic Federation & the Agharta Kingdom, during the ancient Age of Light.)
An Armada of around 70 UFO have passed over my home in Montreal, solemnly flowing in the autumn night sky like a vast river of UFO, covering the heaven from one end to the other.
I was just taking my cat outside, and lift up my eyes to gaze and watch the sky, as I do as often as possible, and then I see flowing silently like a solemn noble procession in the night sky, a river of luminescent UFO in V formations.
They were very near, at an altitude of 3000 feet maybe, since they were the size of an orange relatively to the star like size all my UFO sightings have been in the last years. Each UFO was a clearly defined circular shape, luminescent, like if it was softly lighted from the inside, a soft opalescent glowing white Light. You could perceive the 3 dimensional very rounded shape of each UFO.
The Armada was passing over in a loose irregular V type formations, exactly like I have seen on many UFO mass sightings in South America, except that they where a lot closer and visually larger in size then any large group formation I have seen on film up to now.
Each V formation, where composed of about 7 to 10 ufo, and these V formation where all over, like a large river in the sky, covering a 1/4 of the transversal width of the sky and in longitude, almost all the sky from one end to the other of the Armada column. And they were keeping on appearing, 3 to four V formations wide in a group, and then other similar groups of V formations following and passing over.
Afterward, I have made a drawing on paper of these multiple V formations groups, to try to estimate the number of Celestial light ships present in this very major Armada sighting. The possible number of UFO involved is quite staggering, taking into account that it lasted around 4 minutes, so there must have been over 70 UFO, and possibly even 100, that flowed over at their magical, noble and mysterious pace, sending an energy of serenity, hope and fulfillment of our wishes and prayers, and in fulfillment of the ancient prophecies.They are here, and here to stay!
It has begun my friends they are manifesting Big Time, right over North America... These sent by Heaven Celestial Forces of the Light are announcing and manifesting their presence with unequaled magnitude, reclaiming this sacred paradise of Earth. What an honor to witness, what a blessing of hope beyond hope. Our prayers and those of our ancestors have been heard in high places and are being honored. 2012 will be nothing less than the liberation of Earth by the Forces of the Light sent in this mission by Heaven. Let us prepare for the fulfillment of all our prayers, and our prophesied return into the spiritual dimensions of the Light. Let us maintain with conviction our seed vision of the future we wish to foresee, a return on Earth of an Age of Light that have been prophesied by the ancients, for it will be manifested very soon. The victory of the Light is ours to behold.
May the Great Spirit sun shine in our hearts.
Discover the Sacred Site of Matawini,
an ancient megalithic sacred site
of the Galactic Federation of Light: http://www.astraelia.piczo.com
Other UFO observation have also been reported on Sept 30 in the Montreal media:
Of course I also Cced my reply to Astraelia who had initially reported these UFOs over Montreal and to my amazement he replied (in French which is why I do not include his reply here) that he saw the exact same cloud pattern over Montreal as what was shown on the Doppler radar map. So it was not a technical glitch. It really happened. Few people probably noticed this because of the huge size of the phenomenon anyone seeing a small portion of it from the ground cannot easily grasp what was happening and few people gaze at the clouds at night...
Astraelia surmises that the flotilla of space ships he saw travelling in V formation were going back to the mother ship that, in his opinion, was still stationed (invisibly) over Laval, near Montreal and was responsible for the ring pattern. If that is the case, it was an amazingly huge ship!!
Now the other screen capture I took the next night (the time code of meteomedia being 3:40 am) shows another large circle of a similar size, this time over Ottawa. Out of curiosity I checked again over several evenings the same spot and there were several other brief (perhaps less than 10 minutes - the successive Doppler maps are shown by 10 minute increments) appearances of the same huge circle over the same spot a strange phenomenon that is still going on as I write this on October 13 - but after October 16 this phenomenon ceased completely - Yet another multiple-ring circular pattern happened over Montreal on the 15...
But even more strange are the bizarre and very huge stationary circular precipitation patterns the Doppler radar map shows in the US. Many of the precipitation shown don't match with any cloud cover, and - get that! - as we can clearly see the clouds moving from West to East, those vast circular precipitation patterns do NOT move at all. See the relevant pictures below and note that - for instance - one of those huge circles of "rain" (?) suddenly disappears from one frame to the next (one hour later in fact)...
as if the local Doppler radar had been turned off (which would be a simple explanation - but that would still not explain the very nature of those stationary circular precipitation patterns which are not seen anywhere in Canada - aside from the huge circular ring over the Ottawa area - or on the West Coast.
PS. As of tonight, October 20, the same circular precipitation patterns appear and disappear sporadically over cloudless areas, mainly in Texas. This appears through this Doppler map feature (zoom back through clicking 4 times on the minus sign on the left) and also HERE and HERE (at the moment) in the US National Weather Service Enhanced Radar Mosaic webpage which does not simultaneously provide the cloud cover though - but you may view it HERE
HERE ARE MORE RELATED VIDEOS, NEWS AND INTERVIEWS I GATHERED FOR YOUR REVIEW...
2006: Witness reports getting 'zapped' by UFO (October 7th, 2010) http://www.examiner.com/ufo-in-national/2006-witness-reports-getting-zapped-by-ufo
A New Jersey witness recalls unusual incidents from 2006 where a white, egg-shaped object the "size of a minivan" was observed from a seventh-floor apartment window, followed by an experience described as being "zapped," according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database. "It was about the size of a minivan, maybe a small bus and it was so close I could have hit it with a rock," the witness stated. "It immediately began moving away very quickly and I noticed two black dots, one on either side of it. They started swirling around the egg and would 'splash' in and out of it, causing it to shimmer black and white so fast it looked silver. It looked kinda like a molecule." The object was observed for about 10 seconds, before it moved away fast. "But I kept my eye on it and could still see it as a black speck against the clear sky for a good two minutes. Then it started blinking out, and I said out loud 'No! Come back' and waved it back and this black speck zapped me. It felt like I jumped into ice water and had my brain ripped in half. The sky turned a bright purple, I wanna say ultra-violet and against it were hundreds of different sized transparent white circles, or 'orbs'. Like a polka-dot sky. It brought me to my knees and I urinated myself." CLIP - Full report HERE
Sixty-year Mt. Vernon resident considers UFO sound was 'underground (October 7th, 2010) http://www.examiner.com/ufo-in-national/sixty-year-mt-vernon-resident-considers-ufo-sound-was-underground
Two Mount Vernon, Indiana, witnesses report watching a "glowing, cigar-shaped object hovering almost directly over" their home, followed by three "round or spherical objects" that appeared several minutes later on the west end of town near West Elementary on October 5, 2010, according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.A neighbor joined them and was also able to see the three round objects.The group reports that during the time of the sighting, an unusual sound was heard in the neighborhood that they had not heard in all of their 60 years of living in the area. The two were reluctant to file a report, so the man's son contacted MUFON to file the case. The sound, they say, may have been coming from underground."They report hearing a loud noise associated with the objects, which was also heard in other parts of town up to two miles away," the son stated. "The sound was described as a loud 'rhhhhhew rhhhhew' type sound. After my father returned home he continued to hear the noise and thought it may be coming from a local refinery or roofing plant, but having lived in the area over 60 years does not recall a similar noise. They speculated the noise may have also been coming from underground." CLIP
News about UFOs, space aliens on the rise (Oct. 4, 2010) http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/6934280-news-about-ufos-space-aliens-on-the-rise
Dont look now, but the next airplane you see in the sky may not be an airplane. Over the past several months, mainstream news reports related to UFOs and space aliens have been on the rise. The Punditty Project first noticed this phenomenon in late April when it was widely reported that Stephen Hawking was advising earthlings to keep our distance from space aliens. Over the summer, we learned that Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower may have covered up a UFO encounter during World War II. The partial timeline below will help fill you in on what else has been happening. What does this all mean?CLIP
Green lights 'size of tennis balls' appear inside Nevada couple's vehicle (October 5th, 2010) http://www.examiner.com/ufo-in-national/green-lights-size-of-tennis-balls-appear-inside-nevada-couple-s-vehicle
A Lake Las Vegas, Nevada, couple report green lights "the size of tennis balls" lit up inside their vehicle as they drove along Lake Mead Drive about one mile from the entrance of Lake Las Vegas at 8:03 p.m. on October 2, 2010, according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database."I was looking at my girlfriend in the passenger seat so I could see the rear of the car with my peripheral and it looked like the lights were dancing around in the back too," the reporting witness stated. "I specifically remember the lights passing over the tops of my thighs and the center console of the expedition. It almost felt like it was scanning the car. The green lights moved quickly, so fast they left those lit up optical traces you see when a light moves fast in the dark. The color of the lights was a deep green type of light. Almost like the green light of a stop light but much a much richer and deep green."The incident last about 2 seconds. (...) It was right away a lot of lights and very fast movement, then gone, it was back to darkness. After the incident I slowed down hard on the breaks and yelled "what the hell was that". I immediate looked over head but saw nothing. CLIP
"Actually I doubt anyone who has seriously looked into the subject of UFOs believes they are full of "little green men". If they were they wouldn't be "unidentified". Also the term "little green men" is usually only used by bad journalists as a way a ridiculing the subject without doing any proper research. Secondly the idea UFOs are of ET origin isn't a belief in itself, its a hypothesis or a theory which unlike many religious beliefs is supported by evidence. Evidence doesn't need to be conclusive in order to form a theory. It simoly needs to point in a certain direction. There are scientific theories accepted as fact based on equally shaky evidence. So being open minded doesn't constitute belief. In fact the true believers are those who are closed minded, that goes beyond scepticism because they've already made up their mind. They believe the universe is a certain way and ignore evidence to the contrary. Why should they look at the evidence, or take the subject seriously? A belief doesn't require evidence and neither does the bad journalist when he/she can preach to the choir."
"You have it completely turn inside out on UFOs. The question should be why don't science really investigate UFOs. If you had anything else filmed and tracked by radar shooting nukes and taking down whole silos. If you had Ben Rick the most talented and brightest engineers in our country confess on his deathbed about any other subject but UFOs,. scientist would listen with respect. Instead we have people like you writing articles that lump some of the most credible people in with nut jobs. It's very disrespectful to the pilots, police astronauts, and other professionals who risk ridicule by people like you when they come forward. People who investigate by proclamation as your Professor will do are a disgrace to the scientific profession and the objectivity it was founded on. Until they get their asses of of a computer and go into the field I have no respect for any of them. "
Texas witness estimates 'super ship' was 7,500 feet (October 9th, 2010) http://www.examiner.com/ufo-in-national/texas-witness-estimates-super-ship-was-7-500-feet-long
(...) But at 2:45 a.m., he looked again and saw a giant craft moving between cloud coverage he described as a "super ship.""I quickly raise my right hand and simulate the shape, color, direction, size, speed and duration of the UFO event. Using my outreach right hand (about 6 inch long at 20 inches away from my eyes) and estimating the lower end of moving clouds to be 20,000 to 25,000, I measure this Super-ship to be 7,500 feet long, 3,750 feet wide, and 1,250 in height."The overall shape (note, it move so fast I did not see the front very well) resembles a between an Archery 3 blade Broad Head Arrow Tip crossed with a Star War's Imperial Battleship (see fig 2). At the very back of the ship looked like two very large dome (think tops of football field like the Metro Dome in Minneapolis)."This machine looked extremely old. Along the sides of the ship were two rolls of blocks that resemble the tops of old castle walls. Absolutely an unpractical design for aerodynamics and it was the dullest concrete grey in color. In fact, it looked like it was made of concrete with no smooth surface, no windows, and absolutely no sound.
(...) At 2:56 a.m., a third object appears - and he has a video camera in place and shoots."Within a minute, and what I can describe as my first USO (Unidentified Submerged Object) encounter, a tall (maybe 100 feet in height) super bright white double cross (fig 2) USO, rises out of the ocean at about 25 miles due southeast of me in line with the far right oil tanker. This new structure is completely lit up. It stays right on top of the water and I start filming it (see attached film). At the beginning of the film, I try to get a reference by using the stationary oil tankers, and then pan the camera to the right to focus on this USO. Within a few minutes, the USO slowly sank out of sight."Port Aransas is in Nueces County, on Mustang Island, population 3,370.
UFO Facts and a Solution to the Energy Crisis - Testimony of 60 Government & Military Witnesses http://www.wanttoknow.info/ufocover-up10pg
This 10-page summary of witness testimony on UFO facts is taken from the book Disclosure, compiled by Steven M. Greer, MD. Page numbers from the book for each excerpt are given at the end of each statement. These testimonies were taken verbatim from video interviews with the witnesses, which include astronauts, generals, admirals, other top government and military officials. Both the book and witness videos can be purchased at the website http://www.disclosureproject.org. For a two-page summary of these UFO facts, click here. Disclosure Project, Founder and Director, Editor of Disclosure, Steven M. Greer, MD: "Advanced spacecraft of extraterrestrial origin have been downed, retrieved and studied since at least the 1940s. Significant technological breakthroughs in energy generation and propulsion have resulted from the study of these objects. We have insiders and scientists who can prove that we do in fact possess energy generation systems capable of completely and permanently replacing all forms of currently used energy generation and transportation systems. The witnesses who have given testimony are extraordinarily brave men and women who have taken great personal risks in coming forward. Some have been threatened and intimidated. Not a single one of them has been paid for his or her testimony. Classified, above top-secret projects possess new energy generation systems that, if put into peaceful uses, would empower a new human civilization without want, poverty, or environmental damage. Every single person who is concerned about the environment and the human future should call for urgent hearings to allow these technologies to be disclosed, declassified and safely applied." pp. 5, 13 - 15. See also Dr. Greer's information-packed websites at http://www.disclosureproject.org, and http://www.theorionproject.org
THE COVER-UP: UFOs - Apollo 14 Astronaut, Edgar Mitchell, Ph.D. Aeronautics, MIT, 6th man to walk on moon: "Yes, there have been ET visitations. There have been crashed craft. There have been material and bodies recovered. There has been a certain amount of reverse engineering that has allowed some of these craft, or some components, to be duplicated. And there is some group of people that may or may not be associated with government at this point, but certainly were at one time, that have this knowledge. They have been attempting to conceal this knowledge or not permit it to be widely disseminated .People in high level government have very, very little, if any, valid information about this. Most have no more knowledge than the man in the street .[As to] the question, "How could it be kept secret?" It hasn't been kept secret. It's been there all along. But it has been the subject of disinformation in order to deflect attention and create confusion so the truth doesn't come out .I believe it is a very important effort that we get Congressional oversight of all this." pp. 61-64. See also The Way of the Explorer, Edgar Mitchell and Dwight Williams, p. 212. More here. CLIP
Renowned U.S. Navy Commander Reveals Stunning Roswell Crash Secret (10/11/2010) http://www.ufodigest.com/article/renowned-us-navy-commander-reveals-stunning-roswell-crash-secret
One of the most acclaimed Naval scientists in U.S. military history has stated unequivocally that the Roswell crash of 1947 was not of a balloon nor was it a hoax. Based on evidence he had seen in an official capacity, the Commander was instead convinced that the crash represents an event with deep implications for all of mankind. Universally acknowledged as the "grandfather" of satellite technology - and a close associate of Dr. Werner von Braun - Commander George W. Hoover has revealed that the truth about Roswell is far stranger that we have ever dared to think.
(...) Commander George Hoover had finally revealed what he really knew about Roswell. He explained the truth as he had learned it all those decades ago:· UFOs are not the "biggest secret" - it is the entities behind them that was of most concern - Roswell was in fact a crash event of "visitors from somewhere else"- The entities were "not so much interplanetary as much as they were literally also time travelers." They are extra-temporal. - The visitors are clearly "from the future." There is reason to believe that they may even be "us" from a future Earth. - These "future humans" have the ability to "manipulate reality around us."- The government feared the intentions and abilities of the "visitors"- These visitors are able to use the power of consciousness in extraordinary ways to morph reality - We human beings are far more powerful in potential than we ever dreamed that we are. We don't yet comprehend our extraordinary future capabilities. - The visitors remain at essence though "corporeal" and "physical" - and secret attempts at reverse-engineering the visitor's crash material were made - Incredibly, Hoover admitted that he himself was engaged in such technology transfer as a Naval Intelligence Officer with Top Secret clearances.
(...) Hoover died at age 83 in 1998. In his decades of service to our country, the Commander helped to provide to mankind the vision to go beyond our planet Earth. He aimed to take us high and far to the stars. This is because Hoover knew that we can be so much more. We have the potential to be at once an Interstellar and a Hyper-Dimensional race. We will one day manipulate and morph the very fabric of space-time and matter itself. We too will traverse the vast cosmos in an instant. When that day comes, the Navy Man tells us, we will no longer fear the Alien. We will realize that we are the Alien.
Is 2010 the year of discovery for extraterrestrial life? http://www.examiner.com/exopolitics-in-honolulu/is-2010-the-year-of-discovery-for-extraterrestrial-life
In the film version of a book written by Arthur C. Clarke, 2010: The Year We Make Contact, this year marks the beginning of a new era for humanity - official discovery of extraterrestrial life. Towards the end of 2009, a number of sources and articles began appearing claiming that official disclosure of advanced extraterrestrial life was imminent. Late 2009 and early 2010 witnessed an unprecedented number of events that continue to suggest official disclosure of some kind is imminent. While predictions of official disclosure by early 2010 have so far not proved accurate, a preparatory process nevertheless appears to be well underway. The world public is being prepared for such an announcement by a series of scientific meetings concluding that discovery of extraterrestrial life is inevitable. In what appears to be a carefully calibrated process, Great Britain is playing a leading role in simultaneously preparing the world for an inevitable announcement concerning the discovery of primitive extraterrestrial life, while dampening down expectations about the visitation of technologically advanced extraterrestrials in UFOs. CLIP
CBC Television in Canada covers US Nuclear Missiles Compromised by UFOs - According to ranking USAF officers (October 1, 2010) http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/585
Toronto - The CBC (the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) Canada's national public broadcasting television network has taken the first steps to engage the national security implications of American nuclear missiles being shut-down by so-called UFOs. Highly disquieting news about nuclear missile shut-downs was aired by CBC's CONNECT hosted by Mark Kelley on Tuesday September 28, 2010 on CBC TV Newsworld during an interview with US Air Force Capt. Robert Salas (Ret.) following Salas' news conference held on Sept 27, 2010 at the National Press Club in Washington DC.Both, at the Washington press conference, and with CBC's Mark Kelley, Capt. Salas stated that incidents of US nuclear missiles being shut-down by UFOs (rendered to a 'no-go' status) have occurred at a number of nuclear installations in the United States. Despite the US Air Force's unrelenting position that UFOs do not pose a national security threat to the US, Salas - in deference to the Air Force position, indicated that the unauthorized shut-down of any nuclear weapon by unknown forces was in fact a national security issue. Salas and researcher Robert Hastings assembled 7 US officers who provided public testimony about their direct experiences with missile shut-downs as well as 'visits' by craft of unknown origin at a nuclear base in the UK (Rendlesham). Mark Kelley also interviewed acclaimed Canadian radio commentator Richard Syrett of Radio AM 740 who hosts his own radio program on the matter of UFOs. Syrett indicated that this story and the wider issue of UFOs is the biggest story in human history - and - it's being ignored by mainstream media. CLIP
UFO might have saved China from a nuke attack? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8diJLo3mM_M
Larry King interviewed a nuke missile operator who experienced shutting down of 20 nuke minuteman missiles in 1967, in a time period Vietnam War transit from escalation to peace talk, leading to 1st nuclear disarmament talk between america and russia.
Veteran China astronomer claims UFOs are extraterrestrial space craft (August 24, 2010) http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/391
In a speech at a science forum held in the city of Guangzhou on August 23, a veteran Chinese astronomer with almost 40 years experience claimed that some UFOs are extraterrestrial spacecraft. Professor Wang Sichao is a planetary astronomer at the Purple Hills Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Based on scientific observations of UFOs over his 39 year career, he has concluded that some are powered by antigravity devices. Also, in contrast to Professor Stephen Hawking, who recently declared intelligent extraterrestrial life was likely to be predatory in nature, Wang dismissed such thinking as premature. He claimed some extraterrestrials are visiting Earth in a Research and Development capacity, and are therefore friendly enough to begin cooperation and mutual exchanges. A summary of Wang's speech was reported by a number of China newspapers including the influential People's Daily Online. This ensures wide coverage in China, and raises the following question. Are Chinese authorities tacitly encouraging an 'exopolitics debate' over the motivations of advanced alien life in order to prepare the Chinese and world public for the inevitable official disclosure of the existence of extraterrestrials? CLIP
Is Russia preparing for extraterrestrial disclosure? (May 9, 2010) http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/129
In an extraordinary television interview, the Governor of the Russian Republic of Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov who is also President of the World Chess Federation, claimed that in 1997 he was taken from his penthouse apartment on board an extraterrestrial vehicle. Ilyumzhinov claims that the extraterrestrials he met were humanoid and gave him a tour of their ship, and even took him to another world. According to Ilyumzhinov, his experience is backed by three witnesses who searched for him at his home after he had boarded the alien spaceship. Most revealing is that Ilyumzhinov appeared on Russia's no.1 rated television station, Channel One, which is 51% controlled by the Russian government. The interviewer, Vladimir Pozner, began the segment with questions about Ilyumzhinov's experience. This reveals that the host and producers knew in advance of what had happened, and wished to discuss it on air. Significantly, there was no censorship of Ilyumzhinov's experience which was immediately made available on the Channel One website. At the very least, this signifies that the Russian government remains open to public debate on extraterrestrial life sparked by its most prominent television station. More importantly, the airing of Ilyumzhinov's experience may signal a covert attempt by Russian officials to prepare its citizens for eventual public disclosure of extraterrestrial life. CLIP
Former Legislator Makes Statement on Un-Released Eisenhower Briefing on Extraterrestrials (May 12, 2010) http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/196
Henry W. McElroy, a former New Hampshire state legislator, claims he saw a briefing for President Eisenhower that revealed the presence of extraterrestrials in the United States. It went on to discuss a possible meeting being arranged between the President and extraterrestrial entities. The alleged briefing witnessed by McElroy supports earlier whistleblower testimonies that President Eisenhower did in fact meet with extraterrestrials in 1954 and 1955 (click here). CLIP - with video transcript.
55th anniversary of Eisenhower nuclear diplomacy with ET? (February 6th, 2009) http://www.examiner.com/exopolitics-in-honolulu/55th-anniversary-of-eisenhower-nuclear-diplomacy-with-et
Did President Eisenhower have a meeting with extraterrestrial ambassadors on the evening of Feb 20, 1954 to discuss the impending test of the largest U.S. hydrogen bomb ever detonated? Rumors have circulated for years that President Eisenhower was secretly whisked away from his family holiday at Palm Springs, California to Edwards Air Force base for a rendezvous with ambassadors from another world. Alleged whistleblowers claiming to have seen photos or documents concerning the meeting, or having actually attended the meeting itself, have over the years surfaced to tell their astounding story. With the passage of time, many have passed away. Some told family members who have revealed what they were told of Eisenhower's remarkable meeting. February 20, 2009 marks the 55th anniversary of this alleged meeting and the nuclear diplomacy with extraterrestrial visitors that secretly occurred 9 days before the Bravo Hydrogen bomb test on March 1, 1954.
(...) I have been successful in tracking down additional witnesses and family members who claim that they saw events or documents associated with Eisenhower's secret extraterrestrial liaison. For example, the widow of a former Military Policeman, claims that he witnessed Eisenhower visiting Edwards Air Force Base on the night in question. Eisenhower entered a secure hangar with a flying saucer (the earlier term used for UFOs) inside that was being guarded by the MP who was sworn to secrecy. Another military widow claims that her husband saw photos of Eisenhower meeting extraterrestrials while he was stationed at the Pentagon. Her husband was also sworn to secrecy. Another witness is a retired USAF medic, stationed at the time near Palm Springs at George Air Force base. He claims that his medical unit was ordered to provide stand by medical support in case of an emergency at nearby Norton Air Force base where Eisenhower boarded a C-45. Eisenhower was then quickly flown to Palmdale, which is adjacent to Edwards Air Force base. Furthermore, more testimonies have emerged confirming that Edwards Air Force base was subjected to an unprecedented three day shut down during the period of Eisenhower's alleged visit. This is the first concrete proof that something with extraordinary national security implications was taking place at Edwards Air Force Base during Eisenhower's California 'holiday'. What has been especially surprising is the strong conviction of witnesses and/or their family members who after more than 50 years remain convinced that President Eisenhower was involved in an extraordinary meeting at Edwards Air Force base. Together with other witness testimonies, a compelling case can finally be made that President Eisenhower did in fact meet with extraterrestrials to conduct secret nuclear diplomacy on the night of February 20, 1954. CLIP
Video: President Eisenhower's Atom for Peace Speech http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnt7gKXUVWE
Eisenhower's famous Atom's for Peace speech at the United Nations just over two months before the meeting on December 8, 1953, indicated that he supported ending nuclear weapons development and testing. Eisenhower was not alone in his desire which apparently was shared by extraterestrials. If he did meet with extraterrestrials on Feb 20, the detonation of the 15 Megaton Bravo Hydrogen bomb nine days later on March 1, 1954, clearly signalled the failure of the secret nuclear diplomacy.
Colonel claims he briefed Bobby Kennedy on UFOs (June 24, 2010) video http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/294
Col. Philip J. Corso served in many important roles during his Army career, among those he was on the staff of President Eisenhower's National Security Council and would brief the president personally. He also worked at the Pentagon for sometime serving as the chief of the foreign technology division. Here he says he handled debris from the crash of an alien spaceship in Roswell, and was privy to many of our government's secrets regarding extraterrestrials. In this video he claims that he briefed then Attorney General Bobby Kennedy directly on this issue, who he believes briefed the President, JFK. - For more on this read Bobby Kennedy and UFOs and go HERE
Michio Kaku admits UFO are real & worth investigating (August 24, 2010) - video http://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/387
Prominentt theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku discusses Leslie Kean's new book, UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go on the Record. In the televised interview aired on Monday August 23, 2010 he says that the evidence in Kean's book is compelling, and admits that 5% of UFO reports are real. He concludes UFOs are worth officially investigating.
Tangible Evidence of UFO Alien Visitation MUST SEE!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba2pu72Yu5w
A doctor takes out alien equipment and chips from human abductees. To watch the whole TV report - Close Encounters-Proof of Alien Contact, click HERE
US GOVERMENT: There are 38 Levels above TOP SECRET! UFO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6-giFC0xvc
US Goverment secret's revealed, there are 38 clearance levels above TOP SECRET. The highest of all is COSMIC. Even the president of the United States does not have access to it. There are approx. 25 people worldwide who have access to that level. Its all about UFO and extra-terrestical sightings, recoveries and facts. As we know now, they do exist, and they (US Goverment) know all about it!
Amazing Nazi Technology Revealed in 1946 Harper's Magazine Article http://www.wanttoknow.info/war/nazi_technology_war_secrets_2p
A concise summary of a most amazing article published in the October 1946 edition of Harper's Magazine, just over a year after the end of WWII. This highly intriguing article reveals that the US government recovered many tons worth of secret documents from the Nazis. These astonishing documents showed beyond a shadow of a doubt that in almost all areas of scientific research, the Nazis were far ahead of the allied forces often by a factor of 10 years or more. How was this possible? With similar financial resources and brain power to that of the allies, how did they make such huge leaps in technology in such a short span of time? It doesn't really make sense unless you consider the possibility that they might have had access to technology from some advanced civilization. Could they have recovered one or more crashed UFOs and back engineered the technology? Sound far fetched? Can you come up with a better explanation? For solid evidence of this possibility, click here.
Charles HALL and the Tall Whites Another perception of the extraterrestrial phenomenon and the Area 51 http://www.karmapolis.be/pipeline/interview_hall_uk.htm
The Tall Whites, an extraterrestrial race coming from an unknown planet is a really recent phenomenon in the sense that Paola Harris and later, Michael Salla, discovered the existence of a retired airman, Charles Hall who lived with those alien on Nellis range, Nevada in 1967. This race could be as important for the human destiny as the Short Greys popularized by the abduction literature except that they don't abduct humans according to Charles. Hall decided to reveal all his story in a semi fictitious trilogy - "Millenial Hospitality"- and the less we can say is that this story is really an amazing one, another way to describe the extraterrestrial phenomenon an specially the notorious Area 51
(...) Karma One : Did the Teacher ever tell you if other human beings like us exist in other region of the universe or are we quite unique?
Charles Hall : Yes. As I stated in my answer to question #4, I quote from "Millennial Hospitality II The World We Knew" in the chapter entitled "Landing Lights"
"Are there many planets like the Earth out in space?" I asked.
"Yes," she ( The Teacher ) responded. "There are quite a few. However, humans are the only people that we have seen who live so closely with their animals. For example, you feel comfortable milking cows, riding horses, and playing with dogs. Every one of those animals could kill you, but you naturally use your intelligence to determine how each of those animals is thinking. Then you naturally take control of them. Only humans do that. On most planets, once people become intelligent, they don't want to have anything to do with the animals that are much less intelligent then they are, so they kill them off.
"Also, humans will eat almost anything. On all of the other planets, the intelligent people will only eat plants. We, for example, only eat plants."
Karma One : You say that "they fear our intuitive ability and extra sensory perceptions". Can you explain that point? Are we so intuitive toward them?
Charles Hall : I think what I actually said was that the Tall Whites are envious of our ability to mentally multi-task. They themselves seem to concentrate on only one thing at a time. Perhaps you are confusing me with someone else. The Tall Whites are physically more fragile than we are and therefore are afraid of us, just as we humans are naturally afraid of gorillas in the jungle. That fear has nothing to do with intuitive abilities or extrasensory perception. They are also afraid because we are completely at home here on the planet earth. We, as humans, are naturally built to survive here on the earth. We understand the animals and feel comfortable handling them. We fight with each other and then laugh it off and become friends. Our bodies can take tremendous physical damage and heal quickly. We handle bee stings, minor dog bites, being kicked by a mule, falling off logs, etc. We enjoy watching, playing, and laughing at brutal contact sports such as football and ice hockey. They can't do any of those things. They consider the earth to be a " cold and desolate wilderness." We kill each other every time we have a war. The Tall Whites view humans as rather rough and tumble creatures, who happen to have discovered how to make nuclear weapons. It is little wonder then, that they are naturally afraid of us.
Karma One : The Tall Whites seem to have telepathic abilities and they seem to like Mind control. They can read our Mind? At long distance or at close range? Is it a natural ability or they need some technological tool to perform that?
Charles Hall : As I describe in my books of the Millennial Hospitality series, The Tall Whites can only read a human's mind if they are using their technology. In particular, they had to be wearing one of their electronic communication devices. The longest distance that I ever personally saw it operate at was one and a quarter miles. It frequently happened, especially during the daytime, that many of the Tall Whites would come to where I was and they would not be wearing their electronic devices. On those occasions, if none of them had learned to speak English, the only way to communicate with them was using hand signals pointing, gesturing, etc. If they chose to electronically hypnotize a human, they had to use one of their microwave based electronic devices. In that case, the human was simply hypnotized, exactly the same as if, say, he had been hypnotized by a magician during a stage show. I note that The Tall Whites have hearing at least as good as that of a dog. Like a dog, or a rhinoceros, they appear able to hear sounds whose frequencies are too high for a human to hear. I believe that, like a Rhinoceros, their vocal cords can also make sounds that are too high for a human to hear. This means that when several of them came around to where I was, they could talk between themselves using sounds that I could not hear. On those occasions, if a human didn't realize what was happening, it would seem as if they were practicing telepathic communication between themselves.
Karma One : Do you know what kind of technology the Tall Whites exchanged with the Air Force: Aircraft, weapon, mind control related technology?
Charles Hall : The Tall Whites were only willing to exchange technology with the US Military if it was to their advantage to do so. I am certain that technology relating to the building of better radios and electronics in general was one area where the Tall Whites and the US Military exchanged technology. Creating better quality building and construction materials that could be used to repair their Deep Space Craft was another. The Tall Whites naturally benefited if we humans were capable of building, and constructing trade items. They were willing to exchange information relating to medicine, food, clothing, electronics, nuclear reactors, scientific details relating to our solar system and nearby solar systems, creating better metals, ceramics, and plastics. However, the Tall Whites had no desire to exchange technological secrets relating to anti-gravity drive, travelling faster than the speed of light, or to various forms of advanced weaponry. They greatly preferred to form joint teams with the US Military where the Tall Whites provided and operated the Deep Space craft, handled all of the building & repair of the anti-gravity drives, the propulsion system, and the advanced weaponry.
Karma One : Was the central US Government, the CIA etc aware of the existence of the Tall Whites and the existence of a mutual agreement? Or is it just a private agreement, some kind of skunk work between the Air Force and the Tall Whites?
Charles Hall : I am quite certain that the Tall Whites have several agreements with the Highest levels in the U.S. Government, including with the US President, the US Congress, the US Air Force, the US Military, and with the CIA. I am quite certain that the Tall White leaders have met with the highest leaders in the US Government, the US military, and the CIA including The US President, several of the highest ranking Senators and Congressional leaders, the highest ranking USAF Generals, and the highest levels of the CIA . I am quite certain that all of those leaders were well aware that they were meeting with the Tall White Extra-Terrestrials. CLIP
"It is time for humanity to wake up and people to come together in the understanding that they are wise enough to control their own destiny and ask for help to help themselves for the highest and best good for all concerned. That is a prayer that can be affirmatively answered! Until such time as humans can prove themselves to be cooperative and non-aggressive toward their benevolent neighbors, all help will be given indirectly: that is these beings will not walk among you until it is safe for them to do so. The help that can be offered will be very effective, but it must be asked for and accepted as assistance and not as rescue. A victim, be it individual or a planetary mass consciousness, has not evolved to a level of responsibility that warrants assistance. A victim consciousness must move through the need to look outside of itself and instead look at its own choices to find the cause(s) of its imperfect situation. Freewill is the freedom to choose, and all continuously choose, even if it is to choose not to choose. There are always forces willing to make choices for those unwilling to make their own. It is time for humanity to make its own choices. These messages were written to help with that important process."
- George Green - Taken from Handbook III - Becoming: The Book of Light - Available from HERE - George Green telepathically received this material from an advanced Ultra-Dimensional race as is mentioned HERE. You can also find the 3 books HERE - La version française des 3 livres est disponible ICI
KUNDALINI TALES: An interview with Richard SAUDER http://www.karmapolis.be/pipeline/interview_sauder_uk.htm
Some Mind Control victims from Kathleen Sullivan to Cathy OBrien- and less known victims all agreed to says that they have been guided to underground military bases, sometimes very weird. Is it plausible or was is a deliberate set up, a show to intimidate them?
Richard Sauder: There certainly have been many people who have reported being abducted, in some cases seemingly by American military units or intelligence operatives, and taken to mysterious underground facilities or bases where they have witnessed and experienced highly unusual events and procedures, in some cases even involving entities that appear non-human, or perhaps extraterrestrial. As the numbers of such reports grow over the years, I am inclined to believe that at least some of these reports must be credible, and maybe a great many of them. There is frequently also an element of mind control involved in these stories. In my research, I have personally communicated with a number of people who have reported being taken to strange underground facilities. I can mention the ones I have spoken with who have already gone public with their stories. Christa Tilton, who is perhaps best known for coming forth with her story about being taken to what she called the Dulce base back in the 1980s, where she saw very strange technological apparatuses and creatures, and had many bizarre experiences; Melinda Leslie, who is very actively involved in researching and speaking about this very theme as a result of her own abductions and experiences; Larry Warren, the UFO investigator and co-author with Peter Robbins of the book, Left at East Gate, who was taken to a secret, deep underground base beneath the American military base at Bentwaters in southern England; and the mind control researcher and activist, Carol Rutz, author of the book, A Nation Betrayed, who has also written and spoken on these topics as a consequence of her own horrific experiences as a child and young woman.
In this regard, I might also mention the writings and research of the late Karla Turner, whose work also touched on this question, in part, and with whom I had some very brief contact before her death.
Of course these experiences and abductions to underground bases are staged! In the sense that they are not normal, everyday events, it is only logical to say that they are staged. The question is: why, and by whom, are they staged? The more I work with these sorts of questions and stories the more I am forced to question the nature of reality itself. It may be the case that virtually everything that happens on this planet is staged or in some sense programmed by the directors of the theatrical production called Life on Earth that we are all starring in. Maybe the directors mostly remain just out of sight in the wings, or underground. Though there is definitely a mind control theme that reoccurs in many of these stories, there is also a genetic theme that keeps popping up too.
Perhaps what you are getting at in your question is whether all human beings, all apparent human beings, are really human, or terrestrial humans, at any rate. Perhaps others have so seamlessly woven themselves into our race and our reality that they can stage operations where they move humans back and forth between our reality and theirs, using the American military, and subterranean military installations, as one cover for their machinations. Of course this raises the question as to how much of what we see and recognize as terrestrial human reality really is terrestrial human reality! The short answer for me is: who knows? I have arrived at the point where it is clear to me that we are postively awash in a sea of misinformation, disinformation, lies, propaganda, deceit and cover-ups of every conceivable and inconceivable variety. Who in their right mind believes anymore that they can read the daily newspaper or watch the television news broadcasts and find out what really is happening on planet Earth? Probably like most people reading this interview I went away to school and learned from my teachers the facts of and about life, the world, history, society, the universe, and so forth ad nauseam. Now I am questioning almost everything!
(...) Karma one : This question is the consequence of the previous one : the extraterrestrial abductions dont really exist but they are used as a smoke screen for Mind Control experiments involving solely military personal and psychiatrists (and why not, fake and artificial alien beings)?
Richard Sauder: I think the situation is very muddled and unclear, and by conscious design. I think there may be extraterrestrials here, though I cannot prove that. We do know that the CIA and others have had very serious mind control programs. MK-Ultra is certainly just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. I suspect that both human military, and also non-military non-human agents are carrying out abductions, sometimes alone and sometimes in concert with each other.
Why? I don't know for sure. I have as many questions as anyone. But it occurs to me that one motivation for all this abducting and mind controlling could be genetic and archival, in this sense: geneticists tell us that something like 97% of the human genome is so-called junk DNA. To them, this junk DNA is meaninglessly repetitive nonsense. I am wondering however, if a great deal of data may not be concealed in this seemingly repetitive nonsense-- racial data, racial memory, a galactic informational archive, a cosmic memory bank, if you will. Maybe we are all full of it, and depending on your genetic line you may carry more or less of certain types of information that is valuable or meaningful to this or that galactic or even terrestrial faction. Maybe as genetic science advances the marriage of biochemistry, genetics, micro-electronics and digital technology permit the downloading and intelligent deciphering of the information encoded in our DNA maybe stretching back millions, even billions of years. This information may be a very hot commodity, for all sorts of reasons, on the galactic market and right here on Earth, within the super-secret confines of powerful initiatic societies, or the military-industrial-espionage complex, to cite but two possible examples.
It does seem possible that the military and rogue psychiatrists may use screen realities of alien abduction to conceal their own activities. But perhaps the opposite occurs as well- maybe so-called aliens also use screen memories, in this case to make themselves appear to be human military units!
There may also be other humans on the planet who are not of terrestrial origin, but who also who may seek to cloak and conceal their activities. The more I learn and research, and the more I reflect, the more it seems to me that it is likely that there are other planets across the galaxy with resident human populations. It even occurs to me that this may be one factor in the very obvious UFO cover-up. There are many UFO encounters where contactees report seeing so-called Nordic aliens, who are completely human in appearance, and resemble northern Europeans. Think how explosive politically and socially it would be if the human population of this planet became aware that not only is there life on other planets in the galaxy, but that there are other human populations out there, and that the truth of human history is FAR, FAR DIFFERENT than we have been taught by our alleged academic, religious and political authoritiesand that human life and human history span the galaxy stretching unimaginably far back into the mists of time. Go out alone on a dark, clear night, gaze up at the Milky Way and ponder that.
(...) Karma One : The Mind Control at large (control through media, drugs, religions ) could follow an hidden agenda : forbid the human being to develop a connection with natural phenomenon, the development of the Kundalini. What does it really mean? Did you find some real and material proofs, evidences of this fact, the existence of such an agenda?
Richard Sauder :Well, I do not doubt for a minute that the goal of all of the chemical additives, pharmaceutical compounds, electronic mind control and myriad other methods of body and mind control is to prevent humanity from achieving its natural, glorious potential. Sure, the dampening of the Kundalini is part of that. For me the Kundalini is nothing more nor less than the conscious, cosmic life force and energy that pervades the universe from the smallest micro- to the largest macro-level and all points and levels between. It is at once supremely powerful, and yet exquisitely subtle and delicate beyond the capacity of the ordinary human mind to comprehend. Imagine mind-boggling, stupendous force on the level of a galactic power source with billions of huge stars and their solar systems in its orbit, simultaneously intimately informed by the nimble grace of a delicate butterfly, or the lilting mating call of a tiny bird rustling in a garden shrub as it searches out a nesting location on a beautiful spring day, or the intricate spirals of an infinitude of sub-atomic particles incessantly spinning through the void of creation for billions of years!
World without end, amen!
That's the Kundalini, and so much more. And it's all alive and bursting with grace, real spiritual grace, and power and consciousness and staggering self- and other-awareness that will leave you open-mouthed with amazement and astonishment. That's what the miserable wretches that are trying to impose their pathetic totalitarian control over this planet do not want you to know! They don't want you to have that! They want you poverty stricken, on your knees with fear and trembling, vulnerable, stupid, ignorant, weak, sickly, malnourished, confused, sad, downcast, exploited, under- and mis-educated, manipulable, helpless, propagandized.
By way of contrast, the well-balanced and fully risen Kundalini is inspiring, invigorating, enlightening, uplifting, encouraging, sane, supremely intelligent, self-confident, bright, energetic, healthful, cheerful, hopeful, creative, communicative and so forth.
(...) Our future depends on whether we bow to their pathetic demands and accede to their agenda of death and destruction, or, or! -- instead jointly establish a cooperative, peaceful, uplifting, sane, healthy, Kundalini-enlightened culture that takes its rightful place in an open galactic society full of cosmic potential and joy. I much prefer the second choice will you join me?
FIRST CONTACT Gerry Zeitlin, from Open SETI gives an interview to Karmapolis about the plausible origin of mankind http://www.karmapolis.be/pipeline/interview_zeitlin_uk.htm
In an interview without cliché, a retired American scientist/engineer from the University of California, Berkeley, SETI program, follower of Taoism, enthusiast of the amazing and mysterious behaviour of the most elemental particles in physics, Gerry Zeitlin talks about extraterrestrial life, the SETI, the Myths and the ancients Gods, about Reptilians and the Disclosure Project. A non-classical point of view, a non-ideological one that opens doors rather than build definitive ideas. A challenge to the pure Darwinist (just a little fascist) vision of the Evolution of Man. To the great displeasure of the academic authorities and mainstream media, the kind of approach sustained by Gerry is a fascinating adventure that opens the doors to another conception of the plausible origins of Mankind, maybe extraterrestrial. Open SETI and The End of Enchantment, the two Web sites animated by Gerry an Malou Zeitlin look at other signs than the classical electronic signal from an unknown source that for which SETI scans days and nights. Open SETI, as its name seems to mean, enlarges the scope and examines signs and traces, artefacts from ancient civilisations, old scriptures and sacred texts from less known religious traditions and other clues suggesting that mankind and civilisation pop up suddenly from nowhere without progression and logic. Maybe those old texts and Myths could tell real stories with real people and maybe again, Myths are not only metaphor and allegory. Open SETI is also a site where you can find some new answers about energy, systems in physics and about the fact that Macrocosm could be a mirror of Microcosm, Galaxies could submit itself to the same kind of laws than the intimacy of matters, the small particles. So, if you would like to be involved in an unorthodox but still scientific vision of life and exobiology, pay a visit to Open SETI, but first read the exclusive interview that Gerry Zeitlin gave to Karmapolis. And if you understand French, read our article about the origin of man and the alien, a good introduction to this subject.
From: Bill Cain (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: UFO Disclosure
Date: 16 Oct 2010
For those of us who understand the bigger picture and the horrors of what is really going on in the world, due in large part to alternative sources of information like the ERN compilations and others, it has become extremely frustrating to realize that no amount of internal correction in the form of elections or any other normally accepted channels of peaceful change springing from gradual public awareness is going to make a difference any time soon. Nor are there any visionaries on the horizon. Galileo is not walking through that door. Jefferson is not walking through that door.
Nothing short of massive external intervention of the type that can come from UFO/ET public disclosure is going to save this foundering ship. Therefore, the frustration is compounded when we continually read prophesies on the Internet that never materialize about impending UFO/ET disclosures which are supposed to be initiated by the ET's themselves (or in one case, Obama), and be dramatic, incontrovertible, unambiguous and finally end the decades-long UFO truth embargo.
The ERN compilations routinely include these predictions from the likes of Suzy Ward, Mike Quincy and now this Stanley Fulham, whose recent Oct. 13, 2010 prognostication fell as flat as the others. Apparently, these people have no qualms about losing their credibility, but I will not read anything else put forth by Suzy Ward or Mike Quincy, and now I will add Stanley Fulham to that list.
The recent ERN response to Sofia Aldunate about her similar concerns regarding Fulham's prediction is interesting, to say the least. If "... the transition process is done so smoothly that the public consciousness soon takes extraterrestrial life and intelligence as a normal reality ..." is what we have to wait for, then it will be many more decades, if not centuries, before public consciousness is raised to the required level, especially considering that, presently, the average person can't even think for himself. This acclimation process has been going on for at least 60 years, and from my vantage point, human nature and the human condition of exploitation of the many by the few doesn't seem to have changed much. If anything, it's gotten worse. Meanwhile, UFO/ET awareness continues to be suppressed and off the radar screen of mainstream public debate and discourse.
Perhaps the answer lies with the year 2012, and the sudden transformation associated with those prophesies. But is it safe to say that if the year 2012 comes and goes without incident, we can dismiss the idea of any sudden transformation? Or do we pin our hopes on yet the next wave of short term predictions that inevitably will result?
The estimation of what is likely to happen if disclosure should occur in the above mentioned response - "despite a little bit of initial commotion, most people and the media will quickly turn their attention elsewhere to more pressing concerns" is similarly naïve. Isn't the media a big part of the problem to begin with? UFO disclosure very likely would not happen without tremendous, initial turmoil. It would be the death knell for the Illuminati and their centuries-old control, and they would not go gently into that good night without an enormous struggle to salvage as much of what they have built up over this time. The world would change dramatically virtually overnight, with respect to suppressed UFO-related technologies, and short term chaos related to the ultimate obsolescence of the 5 trillion dollar per year fossil fuels industries would most likely prevail until some semblance of the true meaning of the paradigm shift could be universally understood. Of course, according to some, the Illuminati are supposed to be preparing a UFO disclosure of their own - one based on fear and xenophobia, which they will use as a pretext and justification for the final clampdown and total control.
If I were a betting man, I'd bet on the Illuminati to win this race to disclosure, as it appears the ETs are content on playing their cat and mouse game indefinitely, and no one is able to understand or predict their agenda. I wish they would prove me wrong!
AND MY REPLY WAS...
Thanks for your detailed feedback and many interesting thoughts. I'd like to address some of the (mostly valid) concerns you raise.
I perfectly understand your frustration about the slow pace of ET disclosure of the genuine kind - not an Illuminati staged one for fear/control purpose as you mention. The fact however is that the mainstream media have simply not given any serious air-time to cover what happened on Oct 13 which is probably why you did not hear anything about it. Much happened in the low key manner I anticipated as you'll see in the relevant section of my next compilation. Such a poor coverage is plain normal though. Just consider their utter silence on the ongoing crop formations (crop circles) phenomenon in summertime and their lack of coverage of the daily UFO sightings of all kinds around the world - this is just of no interest to the media's corporate sponsors and Illuminati controllers.
However, there is, in my view, a growing level of coverage of the ET/UFO reality and ever more people who are interested in it and convinced that this is for real indeed. Like the metaphor of the frog that does not notice nor react to the slowly raising temperature of the pot of water it sits in, a similar increase in the background "noise" on UFO/ET affairs in the printed, electronic and Web media (for instance, just think about all the recent coverage given to this issue by CNN) over the past couple years has brought this topic to such a level of near-normality in our current cultural paradigm that, despite some residual stigma attached to it from the years of mind-control manipulations that went into turning this whole topic into a cause for ridicule and utter dismissal, most people are now fairly comfortable with the notion of us not being alone in the universe.
As for those who are in the ET disclosure prediction business, although I would not personally venture predicting any firm date for any such event, I think that despite the "underwhelming" lack of tangible results to show for their predictions, those who still continue to press on with mentions of new upcoming and highly anticipated events play a useful role in that they wet our appetite for such a thing while using their claims to widen the circle of those who are informed about this possibility and somewhat interested in seeing it happen. It is an awareness-raising niche that has its usefulness among many other approaches to this matter. But, obviously, one is always free to ignore their messages of hope if they are deemed too unrealistic.
Finally, as for my being "naïve" concerning the media, granted, I may sound like it to you but I prefer to hope for the best, to see the glass half full, instead of being convinced of the worst... especially in my role as a disseminator of all kinds of news and info with so much of it being depressing and thus perhaps disempowering in term of motivating the ERN readers to being actively engaged towards working for the solutions instead of merely staring at the problems... I would be irresponsible I think if in my comments I would not sometime offer some reasonable optimistic glimmers of hope, if only to balance out a bit all the negative stuff I have to report on because that's what is there and thus cannot be ignored.
Also, as for your mention of a scenario in which the world would change dramatically overnight, I believe your description of it is overtly dramatic. True, there will be some measure of upheaval and a fast learning curve for most people as they will need to adjust their paradigmatic understanding of what is to the new fact on the ground of highly advanced civilizations from abroad and from other dimensions offering to provide assistance to help us fix the local and global environment mess we've created, eliminate extreme poverty and bring peace and sanity to this planet - all of which BTW we can already achieve anytime now, if only we really collectively wanted it, but most certainly not as efficiently and as quickly - which our dire situation now requires - as it will be with a "little help" from our friends and soul families. However, we will adapt. We have been "shocked and awed" mightily on 9/11, and we survived. And however fast the pace of technological change we will have to go through, the transition of most of China from a backwater developing country to a 21st century vibrant and technologically advanced society in less than a couple decades proves that, given the right visionary leadership (there is plenty of it today if you look beyond the political sphere) and sufficient social cohesion and individual motivation (which has to come through spiritual awakening and certainly not through coercion as in China), human beings can quickly adapt and evolve to become welcomed members of the larger community of space-faring civilizations... which is what humanity will have become by the end of this century. Of course, everything won't be rosy and perfect overnight as there will remain pockets of "backwaterness" just as there is today, but overall - and this is the vision I choose to hold - our world will have moved from an era of mad violence and pitchfork darkness, metaphorically speaking, to a bright new dimension of manifested love and compassion like this planet has never known before.
(end of quote)
To which Bill replied "Thanks for your reply. I still regard the ERN compilations as among the most informative sources of information I receive on the Internet, despite all the failed predictions."
The 6 Monolithic Corporations That Control Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/who-owns-the-media-the-6-monolithic-corporations-that-control-almost-everything-we-watch-hear-and-read
Back in 1983, approximately 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the United States. Today, ownership of the news media has been concentrated in the hands of just six incredibly powerful media corporations. These corporate behemoths control most of what we watch, hear and read every single day. They own television networks, cable channels, movie studios, newspapers, magazines, publishing houses, music labels and even many of our favorite websites. Sadly, most Americans don't even stop to think about who is feeding them the endless hours of news and entertainment that they constantly ingest. Most Americans don't really seem to care about who owns the media. But they should. The truth is that each of us is deeply influenced by the messages that are constantly being pounded into our heads by the mainstream media. The average American watches 153 hours of television a month. In fact, most Americans begin to feel physically uncomfortable if they go too long without watching or listening to something. Sadly, most Americans have become absolutely addicted to news and entertainment and the ownership of all that news and entertainment that we crave is being concentrated in fewer and fewer hands each year. The six corporations that collectively control U.S. media today are Time Warner, Walt Disney, Viacom, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., CBS Corporation and NBC Universal. Together, the "big six" absolutely dominate news and entertainment in the United States. But even those areas of the media that the "big six" do not completely control are becoming increasingly concentrated. For example, Clear Channel now owns over 1000 radio stations across the United States. Companies like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are increasingly dominating the Internet. But it is the "big six" that are the biggest concerns. When you control what Americans watch, hear and read you gain a great deal of control over what they think. They don't call it "programming" for nothing.
(...) These gigantic media corporations do not exist to objectively tell the truth to the American people. Rather, the primary purpose of their existence is to make money. These gigantic media corporations are not going to do anything to threaten their relationships with their biggest advertisers (such as the largest pharmaceutical companies that literally spend billions on advertising), and one way or another these gigantic media corporations are always going to express the ideological viewpoints of their owners.Fortunately, an increasing number of Americans are starting to wake up and are realizing that the mainstream media should not be trusted. According to a new poll just released by Gallup, the number of Americans that have little to no trust in the mainstream media (57%) is at an all-time high. That is one reason why we have seen the alternative media experience such rapid growth over the past few years. The mainstream media has been losing credibility at a staggering rate, and Americans are starting to look elsewhere for the truth about what is really going on. CLIP
The cost of telling the truth in the United States (07.10.2010) http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/07-10-2010/115256-telling_truth_usa-0/
"Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well." This frosty statement was the conclusion of Rick Sanchez's 6-year-long career with the United States' cable news network, CNN. The award-winning Sanchez who had served in CNN's Spanish service and covered the September 11 attacks for the network was fired on October 1 after granting an interview to the Sirius XM's radio show "Stand Up With Pete Dominick" in which he implied that the Jews are dominating the mass media in the United States and just pretend to be a downtrodden, subjugated minority.
(...) By firing the Cuban-American news anchor and host, CNN demonstrated that those who assert that the United States is a "beacon of freedom" just make baseless and unfounded claims.Although the circle of Zionist journalists began to applaud CNN for firing Sanchez immediately after the statement of his expulsion was released, the public opinion is well aware of the veracity of what Sanchez tried to imply. The mainstream media which are linked to the multinational corporations are being controlled by a troupe of well-off propagandists who advocate the interests of the state of Israel in the United States and raise funds to holdup AIPAC and other Zionist lobbies.Over the past decades, pro-Israel billionaires and influential Jews made serious attempts to take over the media companies of the United States and promote their interests this way. In April 2007, a Chicago billionaire, Sam Zell bought the Tribune Company which is America's third largest newspaper chain and includes the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday and 23 TV stations. Zell is a major contributor to AIPAC.There are several such instances which show that the media in the United States have simply lost their independence and succumbed to the Zionist lobbies. Whoever tries to cross the red line by touching on this issue will be silenced, even at the cost of switching off the beacon of freedom!
Nuclear Weapons and the Survival of the Homo Sapiens (Part II) Michel Chossudovsky's presentation at the University of Havana - by Fidel Castro Ruz (October 12, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21400
Of course, I listened to their debate with particular interest. Chossudovsky spoke in Spanish and showed a complete command of the issues at hand. He is scrupulous about the meaning of words, including phrases coined in English to precisely express a certain idea when they do not have equivalent terms in Spanish.Chossudovsky said that in the United States an inescapable systemic crisis has been created, which they are trying to resolve by employing the same measures that caused it. He explained that there has been an impoverishment of all social groups, which affects the workers and middle class much more than the rich. The U.S. government is calling for austerity measures at a global level, and applying "remedies" and "prescriptions" that were the cause of the crisis, faced with the necessity of financing military spending and bailing out banks.He confirmed that they have been preparing for war against Iran since 2003, and are also threatening Russia, China, North Korea, Syria, Lebanon and other countries in this vast region. He energetically criticized the justification for the introduction of the so-called mini-nuke among the arsenal of tactical nuclear weapons, and of the doctrine that was widely promoted prior to their introduction, in an attempt to argue that the mini-nuke is safe for civilians (safe for the surrounding civilian population, in English, he explained). He noted the irony of how the mini-nukes included bombs that fluctuated between one-third and six times the power of that which destroyed Hiroshima. Let us press on immediately with the synthesis of Chossudovskys academic address to the students and teachers at the Faculty of Economics, University of Havana:
Barack Obama accused of exaggerating terror threat for political gain (October 7, 2010) http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/07/barack-obama-terror-threat-claims
A US terror alert issued this week about al-Qaida plots to attack targets in western Europe was politically motivated and not based on credible new information, senior Pakistani diplomats and European intelligence officials have told the Guardian. The non-specific US warning ... was an attempt to justify a recent escalation in US drone and helicopter attacks inside Pakistan that have "set the country on fire", said Wajid Shamsul Hasan, the high commissioner to Britain. Hasan ... suggested the Obama administration was playing politics with the terror threat before next month's midterm congressional elections. "I will not deny the fact that there may be internal political dynamics, including the forthcoming midterm American elections," Hasan said. European intelligence officials also pointed the finger at the US, and specifically at the White House. "To stitch together [the terror plot claims] in a seamless narrative is nonsensical," said one well-placed official. By making it clear that the US drone strikes were pre-emptive, and were not in any way combating an imminent threat, European officials raised fresh questions ... about the legality of the attacks, which could be viewed as assassinations. They said Washington was the "driver" behind claims about a series of "commando-style" plots and that the CIA perhaps because it was worried about provoking unwelcome attention to its drone strikes was also extremely annoyed by the publicity given to them.
New War Rumors: U.S. Plans To Seize Pakistans Nuclear Arsenal (October 16, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21475
Two recent news items emanating from the United States have begun to reverberate in Pakistan and give rise to speculation that growing American drone strikes and NATO helicopter attacks in that country may be the harbingers of far broader actions: Nothing less than the expansion of the Wests war in Afghanistan into Pakistan with the ultimate goal of seizing the nations nuclear weapons. The News International, Pakistans largest English-language newspaper, published a report on October 13 based on excerpts from American journalist Bob Woodwards recently released volume Obamas Wars which stated that during a trilateral summit between the presidents of the U.S., Afghanistan and Pakistan on May 6 of 2009 Pakistani head of state Asif Ali Zardari accused Washington of being behind Taliban attacks inside his country with the intent to use them so the US could invade and seize its nuclear weapons. CLI
The CIA, the KKK and the USA (October 15, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21463
By assigning covert action roles to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), it is as if the White House and Congress had legitimized the Ku Klux Klan to operate globally. That's because the CIA today resembles nothing so much as the "Invisible Empire" of the KKK that once spread terror across the South and Midwest. Fiery crosses aside, this is what the CIA is doing globally. The CIA today is committing many of the same sort of gruesome crimes against foreigners that the KKK once inflicted on Americans of color. The principal difference is that the KKK consisted of self-appointed vigilantes who regarded themselves as both outside and above the law when they perpetrated their crimes. By contrast, the CIA acts as the agent of the American government, often at the highest levels, and at times at the direction of the White House. Its crimes typically are committed in contravention of the highest established international law such as the Charter of the United Nations as well as the U.S. Constitution. What's more, the "Agency," as it is known, derives its funding largely from an imperialist-minded Congress; additionally, it has no qualms about fattening its budget from drug money and other illegal sources. It is a mirror-image of the lawless entity the U.S. has become since achieving superpower status. And it is incredible that the White House grants license to this violent Agency to commit its crimes with no accountability.
(...) The CIA across Latin America has aligned itself with the well-to-do ruling class at every opportunity. It has cooperated with the elite to punish and murder labor leaders and clergy who espoused economic opportunity for the poor. The notion that allowing the poor to enrich themselves fairly will also create more wealth for an entire society generally, including the rich, has not permeated CIA thinking. I emphasize what historian Toynbee noted: "America is today the leader of a world-wide anti-revolutionary movement in the defence of vested interests. She now stands for what Rome stood for." In sum, by adopting the terrorist philosophy of the KKK and elevating it to the operations of government at the highest level, the imperial Obama administration, like its predecessors, is showing the world the worst possible face of America. Foreigners do not see the goodness inherent in the American people---most of whom only want a good day's pay for a good day's work and to educate their children and live at peace with the world. Every adult American has a solemn obligation to demand that its government live up to international law, punish the CIA criminals in its midst, and become a respected citizen of the world. This will not come to pass until Congress abolishes the CIA, putting an end to its KKK-style terrorism which threatens Americans as well as humankind everywhere.
Back in business: US lifts deep water drilling ban (October 12, 2010) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101012/ap_on_bi_ge/us_obama_drilling_moratorium
WASHINGTON The U.S. is back in the deep water oil-drilling business. The question now is when work will resume. The Obama administration, under heavy pressure from the oil industry and Gulf states and with elections nearing, lifted the moratorium that it imposed last April in the wake of the disastrous BP oil spill.The ban had been scheduled to expire Nov. 30, but Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he was moving up the date because new rules imposed after the spill had reduced the risk of another catastrophic blowout. Industry leaders warily waited for details of those rules, saying the moratorium wouldn't be truly lifted until then."The policy position that we are articulating today is that we are open for business," Salazar declared.The reality is more complicated. While the temporary ban on exploratory oil and gas drilling is lifted immediately, drilling is unlikely to resume for several weeks at least as oil and gas companies struggle to meet a host of new safety regulations. For example, the CEO of a company responsible for a well would have to certify it had complied with all regulations. That could make the person at the top liable for any future accidents. "Operators who play by the rules and clear the higher bar can be allowed to resume," Salazar said.
America's Shadow Class War and the 2010 Elections. The Rich are Getting Richer. (October 12, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21405
Washington - The 2010 election is turning into a class war. The wealthy and the powerful started it. This is a strange development. President Obama, after all, has been working overtime to save capitalism. Wall Street is doing just fine and the rich are getting richer again. The financial reform bill passed by Congress was moderate, not radical. Nonetheless, corporations and affluent individuals are pouring tens of millions of dollars into attack ads aimed almost exclusively at Democrats. One of the biggest political players, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, accepts money from foreign sources. The chamber piously insists that none of the cash from abroad is going into its ad campaigns. But without full disclosure, there's no way of knowing if that's true or simply an accounting trick. And the chamber is just one of many groups engaged in an election-year spending spree. This extraordinary state of affairs was facilitated by the U.S. Supreme Court's scandalous Citizens United decision, which swept away decades of restrictions on corporate spending to influence elections. The Republicans' success in blocking legislation that would at least have required the big spenders to disclose the sources of their money means voters have to operate in the dark. The "logic" behind Citizens United is that third-party spending can't possibly be corrupting. The five-justice majority declared that "this court now concludes that independent expenditures, including those made by corporations, do not give rise to corruption or the appearance of corruption. That speakers may have influence over or access to elected officials does not mean that those officials are corrupt. And the appearance of influence or access will not cause the electorate to lose faith in this democracy." You can decide what's more stunning about this statement, its naivete or its arrogance. If one side in the debate can overwhelm the political system with clandestine cash, which is what's now happening, is there any doubt that the side in question will buy itself a lot of influence? If that's not corruption, what exactly is it? And how can five justices, who purport not to be political, sweep aside what elected officials themselves long ago concluded on the subject and claim to know what will or will not "cause the electorate to lose faith in this democracy"? Could anything undermine trust in the system more than secret contributions to shadowy groups spending the money on nasty ads? CLIP
FORECLOSUREGATE: TIME TO BREAK UP THE TOO-BIG-TO-FAIL BANKS? (October 15th, 2010) http://www.webofdebt.com/articles/breakup_banks.php
Looming losses from the mortgage scandal dubbed foreclosuregate may qualify as the sort of systemic risk that, under the new financial reform bill, warrants the breakup of the too-big-to-fail banks. The Kanjorski amendment allows federal regulators to pre-emptively break up large financial institutions thatfor any reasonpose a threat to U.S. financial or economic stability.Although downplayed by most media accounts and popular financial analysts, crippling bank losses from foreclosure flaws appear to be imminent and unavoidable. The defects prompting the RoboSigning Scandal are not mere technicalities but are inherent to the securitization process. They cannot be cured. This deep-seated fraud is already explicitly outlined in publicly available lawsuits. CLIP Check also "Fraudclosures" and Unemployment in America
Over 60 Percent of Afghans Suffer Mental Health Problems (October 11, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21389
KABUL: Scarred by decades of war, social problems and poverty, more than 60 percent of Afghans suffer from stress disorders and mental health problems, officials warned on Sunday."This is a major problem," Suraya Dalil, Afghanistan's acting public health minister, told a ceremony in Kabul on World Mental Health Day. "More than 60 percent of Afghans are suffering from stress disorders and mental problems." The picture is particularly grim in parts of the country where government healthcare workers are unable to provide basic services because of Taliban insurgency, she said."Extreme poverty, insecurity, violence and gender disparities are the major factors contributing to worsening mental health in Afghanistan." The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that more than 60 percent of Afghans, mostly women, suffered from psychosocial problems or mental disorders. (...) Since war has continued, poverty or economic problems have increased in some parts of the country. We believe that the number of those suffering from mental illnesses has increased and now it is more than 60 percent," he said. The population of Afghanistan is estimated at roughly 28 million.
Wolfowitz Directive Gave Legal Cover to Detainee Experimentation Program (14 October 2010) http://www.truth-out.org/wolfowitz-directive-legal-cover-human-experimentation-detainees64184
In 2002, as the Bush administration was turning to torture and other brutal techniques for interrogating "war on terror" detainees, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz quietly loosened rules against human experimentation, an apparent recognition of legal problems regarding the novel strategies for extracting and evaluating information from the prisoners.Wolfowitz issued his directive on March 25, 2002, about a month after President George W. Bush stripped the detainees of traditional prisoner-of-war protections under the Geneva Conventions. Bush labeled them "unlawful enemy combatants" and authorized the CIA and the Department of Defense (DoD) to undertake brutal interrogations.Despite its title - "Protection of Human Subjects and Adherence to Ethical Standards in DoD-Supported Research" - the Wolfowitz directive weakened protections that had been in place for decades by limiting the safeguards to "prisoners of war.""We're dealing with a special breed of person here," Wolfowitz said about the war on terror detainees only four days before signing the new directive. One former Pentagon official, who worked closely with the agency's ex-general counsel William Haynes, said the Wolfowitz directive provided legal cover for a top-secret Special Access Program at the Guantanamo Bay prison, which experimented on ways to glean information from unwilling subjects and to achieve "deception detection."
(...) Meanwhile, the end of the Bush administration has not resulted in a total abandonment of the research regarding interrogation program. Last March, Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair, who recently resigned, disclosed that the Obama administration's High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG), planned on conducting "scientific research" to determine "if there are better ways to get information from people that are consistent with our values." "It is going to do scientific research on that long-neglected area," Blair said during testimony before the House Intelligence Committee. He did not provide additional details as to what the "scientific research" entailed. CLIP
Horrific medical tests of past raise concerns for today (October 1, 2010) http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/39463624/ns/today-today_health
The astounding revelation that U.S. medical researchers intentionally gave Guatemalans gonorrhea and syphilis more than 60 years ago is so horrifying that we want to believe that what happened then could never happen today. A report from the United States Department of Health and Human Services noted that roughly 80 percent of drug approvals in 2008 were based in part on data from outside the U.S. Susan Reverby, a distinguished historian at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, has ... long researched the infamous Tuskegee Syphilis Study, the experiment where poor, black men in rural Alabama were deliberately left untreated for syphilis by government researchers. The study, somehow, was allowed to run from 1932 to 1972. More recently, Reverby came across documents that showed that Dr. John C. Cutler, a physician who would later be one of the researchers involved in the Tuskegee study, was involved in a completely unethical research study much earlier in Guatemala. Cutler, who went to his grave defending the Tuskegee experiment, directly inoculated unknowing prisoners in Guatemala with syphilis and also encouraged them to have sex with diseased prostitutes for his research from 1946-48. His work was sponsored by lauded organizations such as the United States Public Health Service, the National Institutes of Health with collaboration of the Pan American Health Sanitary Bureau (now the Pan American Health Organization), and the Guatemalan government. CLIP - Note from Fred Burks: The author of this commentary is Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. For many other examples of government-sponsored experimentation on human guinea pigs, click here.
Nearly Half of All Americans Believe "The Federal Government Poses An Immediate Threat To Rights And Freedoms" (October 18, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21497
A new Gallup poll shows that a majority of Americans view the government as too powerful and obtrusive. The poll found: 59% of Americans now believe the federal government has too much power - 46% believe "the federal government poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens". Only slightly more (51%) disagree with that statement.
Water Crisis in Palestine Is Worsening (October 15, 2010) http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/10/15-4
(...) As Jewish Israelis enjoy trips to the beach, neighborhood swimming pools, unfettered access to clean drinking water, state-of-the-art sewage treatment infrastructure, and endless amounts of running water in their homes, Palestinians in communities separated by boundaries, walls, and checkpoints brace and prepare each time the weather heats up and the antiquated wells dry up. For weeks on end especially in the refugee camps inside the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip there simply is no water coming from the tap, and people are forced to purchase bottled water just to meet their daily needs.For Palestinians under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, and in Palestinian-Bedouin communities inside Israel itself, water has historically been a precious commodity especially in the summer months which can stretch, like this year's, for over five months because of the ongoing resource theft of groundwater tables by the Israeli state and the economic blockade the government continues against the people in Gaza.According to current statistics by Amnesty International, Israel takes 80% of the water in the Mountain aquifers in the north (one of many water sources available to Israel, including the state's full access to the Jordan River, which runs inside the occupied West Bank); while Palestinians in the West Bank are left with just the remaining 20% of that one aquifer, and are prohibited from accessing water from the Jordan river altogether.However, in Gaza, 95% of the groundwater is extremely polluted and deemed unfit for human consumption, according to new reports from Israeli human rights organization B'tselem. The water crisis has entered into a troubling phase as Israel maintains its suffocating blockade against the 1.5 million Palestinians trapped inside the strip. This blockade, which has been in place as collective punishment following the Hamas party's political takeover in 2007, prevents entry to hundreds of items including essential industrial materials needed to repair the water infrastructure.
(...) Citing reports from the United Nations' Environment Program, the Palestinian Water Authority, the Coastal Municipalities Water Utility and international aid organizations, B'Tselem's report says that children are being especially affected by the water crisis in Gaza. The report references the over-pumping of groundwater, combined with poor wastewater management systems and the toxification of ground soil from waste disposal sites -- where asbestos, medical waste, oils and fuels were dumped after Israel's three-week attacks in 2008-09. As a result, according to B'Tselem, chemicals such as chlorides and nitrates are contributing to excessive diseases and internal injuries, especially in Gaza's children.Israeli air strikes during the winter attacks also damaged wastewater treatment plants in Gaza, and damaged thirty kilometers of water networks, eleven wells and six thousand residential water tanks.
(...) "According to international aid organizations, twenty percent of Gazan families have at least one child under age five who suffers from diarrhea as a result of polluted water," B'Tselem reports. "A UN study published in 2009 estimates that diarrhea is the cause of 12 percent of children's deaths in Gaza. The lack of potable drinking water is liable to cause malnutrition in children and affect their physical and cognitive development."Moreover, the blockade and the bombings have affected the sewage infrastructure as well. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights in Gaza City released a shocking report in August on the toxification of the sea itself because of the deterioration of Gaza's wastewater treatment plants. CLIP
Global warming summit heads for failure amid snub by world leaders (10 Oct 2010) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/copenhagen-climate-change-confe/8053853/Global-warming-summit-heads-for-failure-amid-snub-by-world-leaders.html
World leaders have snubbed the next round of international climate change negotiations in Mexico next month amid fears the talks will collapse. -- The last United Nations summit on global warming in Copenhagen, at the end of last year, ended in failure and recrimination. More than 100 heads of state turned up hoping to be part of a deal that would "save the world", but failed to get any legal agreement to stop rising temperatures. This year, they are declining even to attend, instead sending environment ministers and playing down the talks as much as possible. The process is dogged by a disagreement over the best way to limit the growth in greenhouse gases, which are blamed by scientists for rising temperatures. Environmentalists believe the best approach is a binding treaty that will force all countries to cut carbon emissions. But at the last major meeting before the Cancun summit, held in China last week, delegates were still in dispute. Barack Obama, US president, has failed to bring in any broad legislation to limit greenhouse gases, while the Chinese are uncomfortable about having their own emissions measured. The talks in China ended in mistrust, with both sides accusing the other of failing to make clear promises to cut carbon. Jonathan Pershing, the US chief negotiator, admitted: "There is less agreement than one might have hoped at this stage,"Britain has robust targets to cut its own greenhouse gases by 80 per cent by 2050 and is keen to achieve a global deal. But European Union negotiators have limited say amid clashes between the US and China. Chris Huhne, the UK's climate change secretary, will be in Cancun to urge different nations to work together. Behind the scenes British negotiators say the best hope for the 170 countries meeting in Cancun, from Nov 29 Dec 12, is a deal on climate finance and rainforests. Kelly Dent, Oxfam's senior climate change adviser, is hopeful that rich countries will help poor nations to adapt to climate change and protect rainforests. "The outlines of an agreement for Cancun are beginning to appear, but there is still so much more [that] governments urgently need to fill in to make it real," she said. There are fears that Cancun may not even meet the drastically low expectations of its participants, and that the UN-wide process of negotiation could be abandoned in favour of thrashing out an agreement in a smaller group such as the G8. The eventual goal is to cut greenhouse gases in half by 2050 in order to keep the rise in global temperatures below 2C (3.6F).
'Seven million still lack shelter after Pakistan floods' (October 19, 2010) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iLHeReiUEzAUV02UFG3Ag8RtTieg?docId=CNG.f3c56da45464a41c1cd517b13c5de4ac.251
ISLAMABAD At least seven million people are still without shelter in Pakistan nearly three months after catastrophic floods devastated huge parts of the country, the United Nations said Tuesday. Torrential monsoon rains began falling in northwestern Pakistan in July, causing floods that moved steadily south, wiping out villages and farmland and affecting an area roughly the size of England. "At least seven million people are currently without shelter in the flood-affected areas," UN spokeswoman Stacey Winston told a news conference in Islamabad. She said that the floods destroyed and damaged over 1.9 million homes. The United Nations has issued a record two-billion-dollar appeal for funds to cope with the disaster, which UN agencies say affected 21 million people. Only around 35 percent of the appeal has already been funded. Winston estimated that 14 million people were in need of immediate humanitarian assistance, saying that the United Nations distributed food rations among 2.5 million people this month in 39 flood-affected districts. MANY MORE FLOODS AROUND THE WORLD LATELY - see below...
377 dead in west and central African floods: UN (October 19, 2010) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gFc1QX6Okk9_H7MTgFaurC0BJMcQ?docId=CNG.5ad543ce839fb7c75ade44a2db5fb0eb.b31
DAKAR The United Nations said Tuesday that 377 people had died in flooding in central and west Africa, with nearly 1.5 million people affected since the start of the rainy season in June."2010 has seen the largest number of people affected and dying from flooding", the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a news bulletin received by AFP in Dakar.The highest toll was in Nigeria with 118, followed by Ghana (52), Sudan (50), Benin (43), Chad (24), Mauritania (21), Burkina Faso (16), Cameroon (13), Gambia (12), with other countries reporting less than 10 dead.Most people were affected in Benin (360,000), followed by Nigeria (300,000), Niger (226,611), Chad (150,000), Burkina Faso (105,481), Sudan (74,970) and Mauritania (50,815).Other countries had less than 50,000 people suffering from the floods."These floods worsened the situation in Niger and Chad, which are already facing a severe food crisis", OCHA said."In Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad rain is leading to cholera epidemics," it added.The rain "also disrupted the start of the school year in several countries and led to losses in the social and economic infrastructure, houses and farming". CLIP
Flooding in Benin Kills 43, Leaves 100,000 Homeless (19 October 2010) http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/Flooding-in-Benin-kills-43-and-leaves-100000-homeless-105278753.html
The United Nations says mass flooding in Benin has killed 43 people and affected 360,000.A U.N. mission surveying Benin during the first 15 days of October says the impact of mass flooding in the country had been "underestimated" and the humanitarian situation there is increasingly worrying. The United Nations said flood waters cover two-thirds of the country, and the disaster has affected more than 360,000 people, leaving 100,000 homeless. Kemoral Jadjombaye of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is in Benin.He says there were a series of heavy rains and the water levels of the Niger River, Oueme River, and Lake Nokoue rose. He says surrounding homes were flooded, taking residents by surprise. He says 43 people have died as a result of drowning and collapsed houses. The United Nations said the flooding could heighten the spread of water-borne illnesses and worsen a cholera epidemic in Benin. CLIP
India floods kill 17 as millions flee rising water (Sept 23, 2010) http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5htmV2o-yPrYmzlJdAm0W-G0hwH9wD9IDIKBO0
LUCKNOW, India Raging floodwaters triggered by heavy rain in northern India have killed at least 17 people, washed away thousands of homes and forced some 2 million people to evacuate in a 24 hour period, officials said Thursday. A large swathe of Uttar Pradesh state has been covered by floodwaters spilling over the banks of several rivers that crisscross the region, state spokesman Diwakar Tripathi said. Soldiers and paramilitary troops were working to evacuate people from marooned villages and move them to relief camps in safer areas." At least 17 people have died overnight. More than a thousand houses have been washed away. Large areas are under water," Tripathi said. Northern India has experienced unprecedented rain since August, according to the India Meteorological Department. Most rivers are flowing above the danger mark, including the Yamuna and Ganges that run through Uttar Pradesh. Temporary shelters and medical facilities were being set up Thursday at relief camps in the state, while army helicopters were dropping food and water packets for people stranded in remote villages, said K.K. Sinha, a relief official.One of the hardest-hit areas is the industrial town of Moradabad, where some 200,000 people had to be evacuated from the rising water, said Suresh Tomar, a district official. There was also extensive damage to farmland in the state, with crops worth around 35 billion rupees ($750 million) destroyed, Tripathi said. CLIP
Heavy rains spark big floods over Central America (Sept 26, 2010) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jbwFyLVDpnE_V85kmMdkTnxkGXqQ
MEXICO CITY The remnants of Tropical Storm Matthew have dumped torrential rains on southern Mexico and much of Central America, killing at least four people as it let loose floods and mudslides across the water-logged region. In El Salvador, a 32-year-old man was killed when he was swept away by a swollen river, and another person was missing, authorities said. (...) Thousands in rural Central America live close to rivers likely to burst their banks, because they depend on them for water and farming. Karl left 14 people dead in Veracruz earlier this month, and an estimated 400,000 people homeless. Mexico has said it is being lashed by the wettest rainy season on record. Flooding and landslides have killed more than 300 people in Central America, left tens of thousands homeless and caused billions of dollars in damage in recent months, officials said.
Mexico says 10% of farmland in flood-hit state totally destroyed (October 20 2010) http://world.globaltimes.cn/americas/2010-10/583961.html
About 27,000 hectares of farmland were totally destroyed in Mexican Gulf Coast state Veracruz, which was hit by Hurricane Karl last month, Mexico's Agriculture Ministry (SAGARPA) said Tuesday.It accounts for 10 percent of the total farmland in the state. CLIP
Thailand Floods Kill 7 People, Spread to 13 Provinces; Transport Links Cut (Oct 19, 2010) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-10-19/thailand-floods-kill-7-people-spread-to-13-provinces-transport-links-cut.html
Thailands government said at least seven people died and transport routes were cut as floods spread across 13 provinces following heavy rains. These are the most severe floods at least in the past four years affecting agricultural and economics areas, Pongsatorn Sirisakorn, an official at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, said by phone today. Floodwaters that have inundated parts of Thailands central, eastern and northeastern provinces could threaten Bangkok if heavy rains continue, the disaster agency said. The capital, which is less than 2 meters above sea level, sustained almost 12 billion baht ($401 million) of damage during heavy flooding in 1995, according to government estimates. If the rain continues and pushes water levels in reservoirs above their limits at the same time that the sea water level rises, the situation in Bangkok will be worrisome, said Wiboon Sanguanpong, the agencys director general. At least 13 people have died in floods since July, he said. A La Nina weather event this year has brought heavier-than- usual rainfall to parts of Australia and Asia, including Thailand. In the Philippines, at least 10 people died as Typhoon Megi crossed the nations most populous island and headed toward Chinas southern coast earlier today. CLIP
Floods continue on China's Hainan as super typhoon expected (18 Oct 2010) http://www.radioaustralianews.net.au/stories/201010/3041272.htm
Floods on the Chinese island of Hainan have forced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people. It is the second time this month the island has been affected by heavy rain. The deputy director of disaster relief has told the Xinhua news agency around 200 villages have been inundated. The new barrage of rain compounds Hainan's misery after floods ravaged the southern Chinese province earlier in the month. In those floods, more than 440,000 people were evacuated after the heaviest rains for decades inundated 90 per cent of Hainan. Local rivers continue to flow well over their flood warning marks and over 70 per cent of the island's reservoirs are dangerously full. Hainan is braced for more heavy rain as Super Typhoon Megi is expected to sweep through the region by the end of the week.
Floods death toll climbs to 35 in central Vietnam (10/19/2010) http://www.thanhniennews.com/2010/Pages/20101019153418.aspx
As of Monday night, floods caused by the torrential rains that began last Wednesday have killed at least 35 people in Vietnams Central region, the Central Committee of Storm and Flood Control reported (...) Floods have destroyed nearly 200,000 houses in affected provinces, the committee reported, warning that water levels at local rivers will keep rising, as rains continue to pound the provinces. CLIP
Death toll rises in New Guinea flash floods linked to deforestation (October 09, 2010) http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1009-papua_wasior_floods.html
The death toll from flash floods in Wasior, West Papua has now topped 120, reports the Jakarta Post.110 people are confirmed dead and over 100 are still missing after floods and landslides hit the region around Wasior in the Indonesian part of New Guinea on Monday. Washed out bridges have left some communities isolated and communication is difficult, according to reports. Some of the injured are being evacuated by helicopter.Indonesian officials say about 80 percent of Wasior was under was under water. Environmentalists have linked the damage to widespread logging and mining in upstream areas."The ecological disaster in Wasior should serve as serious warning for the government to reassess its policies on massive exploitation of natural resources," Chalid Muhammad, chairman of the Green Indonesia Institute, an activist group, was quoted as saying during a press conference. "The policies must calculate the environmental impact of forestry activities."Logging, mining, and conversion to plantations in the province of West Papua currently accounts for roughly a quarter of Indonesia's total deforestation, according to some estimates.Chalid said the West Papua government has granted logging concessions on 3.5 million hectares, mineral and coal mining concessions on 2.7 million hectares, oil and gas exploration licenses on 7.1 million hectares, and plantation concessions on 219,000 hectares. "If there is no review of existing licenses, the threat of future ecological disasters in West Papua will remain very high," he was quoted as saying. CLIP
Much of planet could see extreme drought in 30 years: study (October 19, 2010) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hP0FVm0gytbXK2Q5Mnr3BItKnkjg
WASHINGTON Large swathes of the planet could experience extreme drought within the next 30 years unless greenhouse gas emissions are cut, according to a study released Tuesday. "We are facing the possibility of widespread drought in the coming decades, but this has yet to be fully recognized by both the public and the climate change research community," said National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) scientist Aiguo Dai, who conducted the study."If the projections in this study come even close to being realized, the consequences for society worldwide will be enormous," he said. Parts of Asia, the United States, and southern Europe, and much of Africa, Latin America and the Middle East could be hit by severe drought in the next few decades, with regions bordering the Mediterranean Sea seeing "almost unprecedented" drought conditions, the study says. CLIP
'Feds radiating Americans'? Mobile X-ray vans hit US streets (September 29, 2010) http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0929/Feds-radiating-Americans-Mobile-X-ray-vans-hit-US-streets
News that the US is buying custom-made vans packed with something called backscatter X-ray capacity has riled privacy advocates and sparked internet worries about "feds radiating Americans." American Science & Engineering, a Billerica, Mass.-company, tells Forbes it [has] sold more than 500 ZBVs, or Z Backscatter Vans, to US and foreign governments. The Department of Defense has bought the most for war zone use, but US law enforcement has also deployed the vans to [use] inside the US, according to Joe Reiss, a company spokesman. On [September 28], a counterterror operation snarled truck traffic on I-20 near Atlanta, where Department of Homeland Security teams used mobile X-ray technology to check the contents of truck trailers. Authorities said the inspections weren't prompted by any specific threat. Backscatter X-ray is already part of an ongoing national debate about its use in so-called full body scanners being deployed in many US airports. [Critics] worry that radiating Americans without their knowledge is evidence of gradually eroding constitutional protections in the post-9/11 age. "This is another way in which the government is capturing information they may lose control over. I just have some real problems with the idea of even beginning a campaign of rolling surveillance of American citizens, which is what this essentially is said.
The Ecuadorian Coup: Its Larger Meaning - By James Petras (Oct.10, 2010) EXCELLENT - COMPREHENSIVE! http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21377
The abortive military-police coup in Ecuador, which took place on September 30, has raised numerous questions about the role of the US and its allies among the traditional oligarchy and the leftist social movements, Indian organizations and their political parties.
(...) The US vacillation, shifting from an initial refusal to condemn to later denouncing the failed coup, was based on longstanding ties to the military but especially the police. Between 2006-2011 US military and police aid will have totaled $94 million, of which $89 million was channeled to the "war on drugs". From 2006-2008, Ecuadorian military and police trainees numbered 931, 526 of whom were incorporated in the "counter-drugs programs". It was precisely the anti-drug sector of the police which played a major role in seizing the airports in Quito during the abortive coup. The US certainly had plenty of motives for the coup. Correa came to power by ousting pro-US client Lucio Gutierrez and decimating the oligarchical parties who were responsible for dollarizing the economy and embracing Washington's free market doctrine. Correa called into question the foreign debt, declining to pay debts incurred under fraudulent circumstances. Most of all Correa was an ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a member of ALBA and a strong opponent of Colombia, Washington's main ally in the region. Ecuador's policy weakened Washington's strategy of "encircling Venezuela" with hostile regimes. Having already backed the successful coup against Honduras President Zelaya, an ally of Chavez, Washington had everything to gain from a military coup which ousted another member of ALBA.
(...) Nevertheless, despite the particularities of Ecuador, the failed coup underlines the relative importance of resolving basic socio-economic grievances, if the center-left macro-economic projects are to succeed. Apart from Venezuela, none of the center-left regimes are carrying out structural reforms (land reform) nationalizations of strategic sectors, income redistribution. Even the Chavez regime in Venezuela has lost a great deal of popular support because of neglect of essential services (public safety, garbage collection, delivery of water, electrical power and food delivery) because of corruption and incompetence. Over time, the center-left can no longer depend on "charismatic" leaders to compensate for the lack of structural changes. The regimes must sustain the improvement of wages and salaries and delivery of basic services in an ambience of 'social dialogue'. The absence of continuous social reforms, while agro-mining elites prosper, opens the door for the return of the right and provokes divisions in the social coalitions supporting the center-left regimes. Most important the implosion of the center-left provides an opportunity for Washington to subvert and overthrow the regimes, reverse their relatively independent foreign policy and reassert its hegemony. The institutional foundations of the center-left are fragile everywhere, especially the police and army, because officialdom is still engaged in government programs with US military, narco-police and intelligence agencies. The center-left regimes - except Venezuela - have continued to participate in all joint military programs. The center-left has not transformed the state. CLIP
Go Green, Hezbollah Guerrilla Chief Tells Lebanese (12 October 10) http://planetark.org:80/wen/59824
Plant trees, protect forests, preserve Lebanon's beauty. A message from the environment minister? Greenpeace campaigner? Eco-tourism entrepreneur? No, this time it was Hezbollah guerrilla chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, taking time out from diatribes against Israel and its U.S. ally to deliver a distinctly green-tinged appeal. Afforestation is "part of Lebanese national security," the Shi'ite leader intoned, statesmanlike, Saturday, a day after he emerged from hiding to dig in what he said was the millionth sapling planted by Hezbollah's reconstruction arm, Jihad al-Bina. Nasrallah's tree-planting excursion was a rare step into the sunshine for a man who has lived under cover to avoid Israeli assassination since a 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel. "The climate threat today," the bespectacled cleric told his listeners, "is among the biggest threats faced by mankind in (terms of) its peace, security, stability and existence." Civic sense is not a strong point in Lebanon and it is not clear whether even Nasrallah can induce greener behavior on his compatriots, many of whom blithely toss litter from their cars. But it was a striking theme for the leader of a militant Islamist armed movement, backed by Syria and Iran, and viewed by the United States as a terrorist organization. CLIP
For Those Near, the Miserable Hum of Clean Energy (October 6, 2010) http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/06/business/energy-environment/06noise.html
Like nearly all of the residents on this island in Penobscot Bay, Art Lindgren and his wife, Cheryl, celebrated the arrival of three giant wind turbines late last year. That was before they were turned on. In the first 10 minutes, our jaws dropped to the ground, Mr. Lindgren said. Nobody in the area could believe it. They were so loud. Now, the Lindgrens, along with a dozen or so neighbors living less than a mile from the $15 million wind facility here, say the industrial whoosh-and-whoop of the 123-foot blades is making life in this otherwise tranquil corner of the island unbearable. They are among a ... growing number of families and homeowners across the country who say they have learned the hard way that wind power ... is not without emissions of its own. Lawsuits and complaints about turbine noise, vibrations and subsequent lost property value have [been brought] in Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Massachusetts, among other states. The quality of life that we came here for was quiet, Mrs. Lindgren said. You dont live in a place where you have to take an hour-and-15-minute ferry ride to live next to an industrial park. And thats where we are right now. The wind industry has long been dogged by ... complaints about turbines, [including] that they have direct physiological impacts like rapid heart beat, nausea and blurred vision caused by the ultra-low-frequency sound and vibrations from the machines. Note: National Wind Watch is a clearinghouse for information on industrial wind energy. The Society for Wind Vigilance is an international group of physicians, engineers and other professionals who are promoting guidelines for appropriate siting of industrial wind turbines and independent third-party research to mitigate risks to public health.
Humanity consuming the Earth: by 2030 we'll need two planets (October 13, 2010) http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1013-hance_consumption.html
Too many people consuming too much is depleting the world's natural resources faster than they are replenished, imperiling not only the world's species but risking the well-being of human societies, according to a new massive study by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), entitled the Living Planet Report. The report finds that humanity is currently consuming the equivalent of 1.5 planet Earths every year for its activities. This overconsumption has caused biodiversityin this case, representative populations of vertebrate animalsto fall by 30 percent worldwide since 1970. The situation is more dire in tropical regions where terrestrial species' populations have fallen by 60 percent and freshwater species by 70 percent. (...) As expected some regions consume more than others. For example, if everyone on Earth consumed as much as the average American, global society would need 4.5 Earths to achieve sustainability instead of 1.5."Rich nations must find ways to live much more lightly on the Earthto sharply reduce their footprint, including in particular their reliance on fossil fuels. The rapidly-growing emerging economies must also find a new model for growthone that allows them to continue to improve the wellbeing of their citizens in ways that the Earth can actually sustain," James P. Leape, Director General of WWF International, writes in the report. CLIP
Brazil to auction off large blocks of Amazon rainforest for logging (October 12, 2010) http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1012-brazil_privatization.html
Brazil will auction large blocks of the Amazon rainforest to private timber companies as part of an effort to reduce demand for illegal logging, reports Reuters.The government will grant 1 million hectares (2.5 million acres) of logging concessions by the end of the year, according to Antonio Carlos Hummel, head of Brazil's National Forestry Service. Within four to five years, 11 million hectares will be auctioned.Existing concessions cover only 150,000 hectares, yet Brazil is the world's largest producer of tropical timber, mostly due to illegal logging on the poorly governed forest frontier. (...) Daniel Nepstad, an Amazon scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center, said while the track record of private forest concessions in the tropics has been "dismal" in the past, he is guardedly optimistic about the proposal. "Forest policies that feature logging concessions to private companies on publicly-owned lands have had a dismal history in most of the world's tropical nations, plagued by graft, crony-ism, and royalties that miss the mark," Nepstad told mongabay.com. "But if any country can make this work, Brazil can." (...) "Industrial logging on this scale would have a major impact on the ecology of Amazonian forests. But more important is whether or not the selective logging facilitates substantial forest destruction, as has often been the case in the past," he told mongabay.com via email."If the logging and be controlled and managed to limit environmental impacts, then it'll be one thing. If it's poorly controlled and just opens up the frontier for more illegal deforestation and land speculation, then it's something else altogether.""Brazil has done a good job recently in reducing Amazon deforestation but great care is needed--or we might see a return to the bad old days of rampant forest disruption in Amazonia." CLIP
Citizens of 188 countries challenge leaders on climate change (October 11, 2010) http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1011-hance_globalworkday.html
As world leaders continue to fumble a coherent, rapid, and comprehensive response to climate change, citizens from around the world yesterday sent a message to inert politicians by participating in over 7,300 events against climate change, according to 350.org, the head organizer of the day dubbed the 'Global Work Party'."The fossil fuel industry may have thought that the collapse of the Copenhagen talks and its victory in the U.S. Congress were the final wordthat people would give up in discouragement," said, Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, so-called because 350 parts per millions (ppm) is the 'safe' amount of carbon in the atmosphere according to many scientists. Currently the concentration is around 390 ppm.Rather than focusing on protests, the Global Work Party was meant to get citizens actively working on solutions to climate change. For example, students planted trees in Kabul, Afghanistan; a research station installed six solar panels in the desert of Namibia; supporters handed out cloth bags in Sana'a, Yemen; roofs were painted white in Lima, Peru; after being injured by an oil spill African penguins will be releases back into the wild in South Africa; and a group cleaned up beaches in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. CLIP
Demand Upcoming Global Biodiversity Meeting Ban Geoengineering (October 12, 2010) http://www.climateark.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=geoengineer_ban
Geoengineering is the proposed large scale manipulation of Earth's oceans, soils and atmosphere with the intent of combating climate change. Modifying Earth at a planetary scale is so complex, and ecological and other side effects potentially so severe, that clearly humanity is incapable of safely engineering a biosphere. Will a "Frankensphere" be constructed with dramatic unknown consequences to biodiversity and ecosystems, or will we choose to equitably reduce emissions, consumption and population? Next week's Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10) meeting in Japan must pass a moratorium on live geoengineering testing. Failure will mean continued implementation of ecosystem destroying technologies - precisely what has gotten us into our current climate dilemma.
What in the World are They Spraying? The Chemtrail/Geo-Engineering Coverup http://www.realityzone.com/whatspray.html
By now everyone has seen crisscrossing streaks of white clouds trailing behind jet aircraft, stretching from horizon to horizon, eventually turning the sky into a murky haze. Our innate intelligence tells us these are not mere vapor trails from jet engines, but no one yet has probed the questions: WHO is doing this and WHY. With the release of this video, all of that has changed. Here is the story of a rapidly developing industry called Geo-engineering, driven by scientists, corporations, and governments intent on changing global climate, controlling the weather, and altering the chemical composition of soil and water all supposedly for the betterment of mankind. Although officials insist that these programs are only in the discussion phase, evidence is abundant that they have been underway since about 1990 and the effect has been devastating to crops, wildlife, and human health. We are being sprayed with toxic substances without our consent and, to add insult to injury, they are lying to us about it. Do not watch this documentary if you have high blood pressure. DVD. 95 minutes. See the preview. You may also watch also this first trailer (11 min) and check the many related videos in the column on the right. More on this issue through http://truthmediaproductions.blogspot.com/
Agriculture Defense Coalition - by Rosalind Peterson http://agriculturedefensecoalition.org/
(...) Toxic chemicals used in experimental atmospheric testing programs by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and NASA are already showing up in drinking water samples across the United States. The California State Department of Heath, Drinking Water Division in Sacramento, CA, is the repository for all public drinking water tests results required by the State of California and the EPA. These tests showing increasing (spikes), levels of toxic chemicals used in atmospheric tests. In the United States anyone may modify or mitigate your weather or climate without your consent. Any government agency, the military, state, county, city, private corporation, weather modification company or individual can modify your weather at any time. No public notification is required other than to report these programs to the United States Interior Department, NOAA. However, it has been learned that many programs are not reported to NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration). U.S. Senate Bill S601 (initiated by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison), could be passed by the U.S. Senate at any time. This bill funds experimental weather mitigation and modification programs, does not require congressional oversight, sets up a board of directors who essentially may take bribes and be in office for years, does not have public oversight, public notification or public consent requirements. This bill expands experimental weather modification and mitigation programs in the United States. CLIP
Why McDonald's Happy Meal hamburgers won't decompose - the real story behind the story (October 17, 2010) http://www.naturalnews.com/030074_Happy_Meal_decompose.html
It's always entertaining when the mainstream media "discovers" something they think is new even though the natural health community has been talking about for years. The New York Times, for example, recently ran a story entitled When Drugs Cause Problems They Are Supposed to Prevent. We've been covering the same topic for years, reporting on how chemotherapy causes cancer, osteoporosis drugs cause bone fractures and antidepressant drugs cause suicidal behavior.The latest "new" discovery by the mainstream media is that McDonald's Happy Meal hamburgers and fries won't decompose, even if you leave them out for six months. This story has been picked up by CNN, the Washington Post and many other MSM outlets which appear startled that junk food from fast food chains won't decompose. The funny thing about this is that the natural health industry already covered this topic years ago. Remember Len Foley's Bionic Burger video? It was posted in 2007 and eventually racked up a whopping 2 million views on YouTube. And this video shows a guy who bought his McDonald's hamburgers in 1989 -- burgers that still haven't decomposed in over two decades!Now, he has an entire museum of non-decomposed burgers in his basement.Did the mainstream media pick up on this story? Nope. Not a word. The story was completely ignored. It was only in 2010 when an artist posted a story about a non-decomposing McDonald's hamburger from six months ago that the news networks ran with the story.Check out the video link above and you'll see an entire museum of Big Macs and hamburgers spanning the years -- none of which have decomposed. CLIP
Our Children Most At Risk http://www.citizensforsafetechnology.org/
Around the world, scientists, doctors, health professionals and insurance agencies all agree that our new wireless technologies generate incalculable health risks. This is because damaging health effects are undeniable and scientifically shown to occur at levels thousands of times below existing public safety limits. We are now beginning to see short-term damaging health effects from wireless radiation, which includes cell phones, cell towers, Wi-Fi/WiMax, cordless phones and other wireless/cell phone radiation devices. We don't know what the long term effects of cell phone radiation are to children. Tumors can take up to 20 years to develop, by which time treatment may have no effect. Our children are participating without our consent in a massive public health experiment. Protection of those most at risk by limiting exposure is an absolute necessity at the present time."If there are risks, and we think that maybe there are, then the people most likely to be affected are children, and the younger the children, the greater the danger."...Statement by Sir William Stewart, Former Chairman of the UK Health Protection Agency under Tony BlairEvidence in medical science continues to mount that radiation from wireless cellular technology produces dangerous and damaging health effects. The time for action is now. The lives of our children could depend on it. CLIP - MUCH more on this site. And here is an excerpt from a letter that Una St Clair-Moniz, Executive Director of Citizens for Safe Technology Society wrote last September 29:
"My organization has been working in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia to educate on the risks of non-thermal biological effects for just over one year. I have over 600 signatures calling for Wi-Fi to be removed from schools, in effect, to remove children from the risk. I am now being contacted every day from parents all over Canada who are unhappy about their children being exposed to Wi-Fi at schools many of them have stories of how their children are being affected, from headaches to fainting, rashes to heart palpitations, fuzzy thinking to exhaustion. Others are just clear that they dont want to risk their childrens future health. Teachers also tell me of health problems in their classes little kids with unexplained headaches, nausea, dizziness and skin rashes; parents who run back and forth to doctors looking for explanations and finding none. This is not right and has to be stopped. To sit back and wait 20 years looking for the long term results of this exposure is absolutely criminal. Canadian schools need to be kept safe and cannot be the testing ground for new products in society for which there is clear evidence of health risk. Parents cannot be told to wait and see the results of more testing based on years of sitting in this form of radiation. Take children out of the equation as far as daily exposure at school. Further, why would school districts want to risk the personal injury liability exposure? None of this makes sense. Safety Code 6 needs to be updated to include non-thermal biological effects: there is no point in promoting a standard that is unprotective given the rapid rollout of new technology and unanticipated exposures. However, this will be a long and arduous process based on more research and heavy lobbying against restrictive standards from the telecommunications industry. A simple directive addressed to schools to use hard wired technology wherever possible, turn off routers when not in use, maintain access to hard wired systems would be a good start. Schools that have not yet started to put in Wi-fi, should be told to wait. To meet the concern of parents, there should be elementary and high schools in each district which are kept free of Wi-Fi. And dont forget cell phones there needs to be strong policy to turn off cell phones in the classroom and in school during the day. There is no reason to continue risking our children there is ample evidence of their susceptibility and of the risk. It is really imperative that you act quickly in the best interest of the children and issue directives to reduce exposure wherever possible. This problem is escalating and needs to be addressed in a way that protects children from undesired health risks caused by long term exposure to wireless radiation. As an emerging public health issue, it is shaping up to be a bigger societal disaster than thalidomide, lead, tobacco and asbestos combined." NOTE: Una St Clair-Moniz will speak on October 19 to the members of the Standing Committee on Health in Ottawa which will hold a second hearing on this matter following a recent spat of WiFi related health problems that have affected many school students in Ontario. Should you be interested in attending or testifying before the Committee, contact the Clerk of the Committee, Christine Holke David at 613-995-4108. Check also School WiFi defender cherry-picks her facts and Weapons expert warns Wi-Fi in schools could cause birth defects - Many more related stories through this link
Children like lab rats in school WiFi test http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?archive=true&e=2774436
Why is our public school board going to be allowing WiFi in schools when the jury is still out on their long-term effects? Anyone who Googles the subject will find many experts concluding that microwave radiation is harmful, and particularly when radiating all the time, as it would be in schools with WiFi -six hours per day minimum. We're already exposed to radiation daily from cell towers, cordless/cell phones, computers and other electronic devices inside and outside of our homes. Must we also have it in our schools -dousing the youngest and most susceptible members of our species with more? A CBC report recently stated that no studies have been done to claim WiFi is safe for children. Do we really need to wait until all the studies prove what enough experts are already telling us? Is it acceptable to use our children as "guinea pigs" until policymakers can no longer ignore the evidence of increased brain tumours, cancers, leukemia, reproductive disorders, etc. -like cigarettes, decades later? Europe follows the "precautionary principle," which states that if an action/policy is suspected of causing harm to the public or environment, those taking the action have to prove it is not harmful. Many EU countries have actually pulled WiFi out of schools and actively discourage the public from using WiFi until the science is clear.
Hundreds of thousands of people who are EHS are in danger, its becoming a matter of life and death http://www.next-up.org/France/An_area_for_the_EHS.php#1
NOTE from Jean: In France, where the government denies the hell people with an electrosensitivity condition go through and refuses to acknowledge, as in Sweden, this growing health problem, groups of people have taken refuge from the ambient electrosmog this past summer in a remote mountainous area - only to be chased away by police swat teams in the dead of the night, away from any media. This page chronicles their fight to have this health issue acknowledged and dealt with. Many related resources through http://www.es-uk.info/links.asp et toute l'info en français sur ce combat ICI - Take part in the Action White Zone = Area for survival and replenishment of resources for the EHS in each region of France - "Having been EHS for more than 10 years, I understand your action. Surrounded as we are by artificial radiation, being EHS ought to be the norm. This condition is simply the result of being more aware of ones body. In other words, being EHS is not an illness but a normal state of affairs. Most of our fellow citizens dont feel anything because they are not aware of their own cellular metabolism. Even worse, they dont object to being irradiated. Like moths drawn to the flame they actually demand these damaging technologies. They are consenting victims and it is very difficult to convince them that there is a health risk. Will we have to wait until they get sick in their millions before the public health authorities take any action? Sadly that is what will happen because one cannot count on public institutions, tied up as they are by the lobbies. Meanwhile its essential to learn to protect oneself and as far as possible to refuse to be irradiated either passively or actively."
The Invisible Disease: The Dangers of Environmental Illnesses Caused by Electromagnetic Fields and Chemical Emissions http://www.amazon.com/Invisible-Disease-Environmental-Illnesses-Electromagnetic/dp/1903816718
More and more people have begun to understand that the feelings of fatigue, skin tingling or burning, headaches, and mental confusion that are so common today are related to the widespread proliferation of electromagnetic fields in our environment. Unwittingly we have created an electrosmog made up of the fields emanating not only from the numerous electronic devices we suddenly find we cannot do without to the unseen, un-smelled, but increasingly sensed electropollution created by the radio-frequency radiation that makes our wireless, cordless and other magical communication toys work. In fact, these fields have been making people sick since the early 80s--often those who worked in high-tech industries were the first to fall prey. But studies now project, looking at the increases in electrosensitivity in populations--a 2002 study in California found 3.2 percent of the population electrically sensitive--that by 2017 50% of the population will have the condition. It's not pleasant. From the early symptoms above it can progress--if one does not practice avoidance--to all-over body pain, irregular heart rhythms, severe blood-pressure elevation and eventually collapse. Gunni Nordstrom reported on this issue and believes the symptoms are brought on by the interaction between the fields and the chemicals emanating from electronic devices. This is a compelling, fascinating, and essential book for anyone attempting to get a grip on the astonishing things we manage to do to ourselves without giving it a thought--until it all goes terrible wrong. Also read: books by Robert Becker and Blake Leavett for more solid information.
(...) Are our workplaces and homes making us sick? Has the technology that was supposed to make life easier actually ruining our health? The possibilities are frightening. The Invisible Disease explores the potential that electricity, computers, and commonly used chemicals could actually pose a health risk. In fact, the author presents that a growing number of people are becoming highly sensitive to light, electricity, and chemicals that most of us come into contact everyday. Their symptoms range from rashes and weakness to fatigue and burnout. Moreover, she states that research into these areas are discouraged and suppressed. It really is a scary thought that the very things that were meant to make our lives easier may actually be harming us. Without empirical data and testing, we really have no idea how widespread the problem or how much of a risk that each of us are putting ourselves through each day.
(...) I have long known about the dangers of electro-magnetic pollution in relation to computers and televisions, but did not know about the chemical aspect until alerted to it by another book I recently read. Gunni Nordstrom's book, "The Invisible Disease" put a lot of new pieces to the puzzle together for me. Some of the numerous symptoms of computer generated illness include fatigue, headaches, nausea, feeling "heavy headed," irritability, partial loss of memory, sleepiness, and more. The same brominated fire retardent used in polyurethane and memory foam mattresses is used as a flame retardent in computers and television sets. The trouble with polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE's) is that they escape from the materials in which they are mixed and contaminate the air and envirorment and as we breathe and eat them, they build up in our bodies at alarming rates. While we spend 1/3rd of our time sleeping and definately don't want to be poisoned by our mattresses (new ones are the worst), by far the most PBDE's are released by computer terminals and television sets. CLIP
Medical Director of Switzerlands Paracelsus Clinic Takes Stand on Hazards of Electromagnetic Pollution Electromagnetic Load a Hidden Factor in Many Illnesses http://electromagnetichealth.org/electromagnetic-health-blog/medical-director-of-switzerland/
Dr. Thomas Rau, Medical Director of the world renowned Paracelsus Clinic in Lustmühle, Switzerland says he is convinced electromagnetic loads lead to cancer, concentration problems, ADD, tinnitus, migraines, insomnia, arrhythmia, Parkinsons and even back pain. At Paracelsus (www.paracelsus.ch), cancer patients are now routinely educated in electromagnetic field remediation strategies and inspectors from the Geopathological Institute of Switzerland are sent to patients homes to assess electromagnetic field exposures. Of note, Dr. Rau says a strategy to consider for those experiencing electrical sensitivity symptoms is to remove the electromagnetic hot spot in the head created by the presence of metal fillings. Concern is thus not only for the neurotoxic aspect of mercury in fillings, an increasingly understood hazard, but because fillings themselves act as antennas in the presence of electromagnetic fields from cell phones and cell towers, wi-fi networks, portable phones, and other sources of radiofrequency radiation. Rau says the removal of dental fillings can be an important early step in reducing electrical sensitivity, allowing some people to live in homes they otherwise could not tolerate. Cultures have shown beneficial bacteria grows more slowly in the presence of electromagnetic fields, says Rau, allowing pathological organisms to dominate. Thus, a strategy with electrically sensitive patients, or with those facing chronic conditions, is the aggressive supplementation with probiotics and other Biological Medicine approaches to balance intestinal flora. Many people with chronic infections likely linked to EMF exposures, such as Lyme Disease, are symptom- free after an aggressive microorganism rebalancing program. CLIP
Il y a un lien prouvé entre champs électro-magnétiques, cancers et leucémies - Diagnostic par scan cérébral et test sanguin avec un traitement possible (10 septembre 2010) http://www.futurquantique.org/?p=11222
Entretien avec le Dominique Belpomme, professeur de cancérologie, qui sest penché sur lélectro-sensibilité. (...) Cest un enjeu majeur de santé publique. Il y a en effet toute une pathologie neuro-dégénérative probablement liée à louverture de la barrière hémato-encéphalique par les ondes électro-magnétiques et/ou les produits chimiques. Ces troubles peuvent être mineurs, comme des maux de têtes, ou beaucoup plus graves comme un début de maladie dAlzheimer. (...) Nous obtenons des résultats intéressants, mais cela ne permet pas déviter une rechute potentielle. Doù la nécessité d adjoindre à ce traitement des mesures de protection vis-à-vis des champs électro-magnétiques. Cela implique la création de zones blanches, notamment dans les établissements publics et dans les transports en commun. Il faut faire comme pour le tabagisme : interdire le wifi dans certaines zones, comme les bibliothèques. Il faut également interdire linstallation dantennes-relais près des crèches et des écoles. Il y a des mesures de protection urgentes à prendre, mais qui ne sont malheureusement pas encore appliquées.Comment réagissent les pouvoirs publics ? Les mesures concrètes ne sont pas encore au rendez-vous. Mais je ne désespère pas que le ministère de la Santé prenne le taureau par les cornes. De toute façon, il y sera obligé étant donné le nombre croissant de nos concitoyens qui se plaignent des champs électromagnétiques. Le plus tôt évidemment sera le mieux. Mon discours va, il est vrai, à lencontre les intérêts financiers et économiques, mais on ne peut supprimer les malades pour faire plaisir aux autorités publiques et politiques du pays. Cest au nom du serment dHippocrate que je monte au créneau, car il existe un enjeu majeur de santé publique. Des études montrent que 10 à 50% de la population pourrait être atteinte par une intolérance aux champs électro-magnétiques dans les 25 à 50 ans qui viennent. Il faudra un jour payer la facture si nous ne prenons pas les mesures de précaution et de prévention qui simposent dès maintenant. CLIP
EMF-Omega-News 9. October 2010 http://www.buergerwelle.de/cms/content/view/502/70/
Microwave studies with human subjects: Heating of living tissue - September 2010 - Science Update - Cell Phone Radiation Inhibits Estrogen And Cancer - Parents protest school Wi-Fi health problems - Concerned Parents Protest as Telecom Invades Schools - WiFi makes my heart race, says White Rock woman - Killer frog virus sweeps Britain wiping out hundreds of thousands of amphibians - SOS: Save Our Swans - Wifi motion the mayor's Waterloo? - Outrage as phone companies plan 15-metre mast in middle of green - Vodaphone submits three Southport phone mast applications to Sefton Council - EMR emitted from Wii console and controller - Smart meter program headed for disaster, says NDP - Next-up News - News from Mast Sanity
EMF-Omega-News 16. October 2010 http://www.buergerwelle.de/cms/content/view/505/70/
Hidden health risk in mobiles: Phone giants accused of burying warnings in small print - Are Cell Phones and Wi-Fi Hazardous to Your Health? - Wireless worrisome: professor - Cell Phone Brain Cancer Victims Speak Out - Orange mast scuppered by £200 Citizen Epidemiology survey - Video clip about Electromagnetic radiation from IPod Touch while using the WiFi connection - Magnetic fields have undeniable effect on the brain - EMF Load Hidden Factor In Many Illnesses - WiFi in schools - Should You Be Scared of Your Cell Phone? - The Copenhagen Resolution - Hundreds rally against cell tower near HB school - Row over 'totally inappropriate' mobile phone mast bid - Groundhog Day for mast campaigners - Winchester planners reject enlarged mobile phone mast - 'Blight on the landscape' claims over phone mast plans - Residents alarmed over phone and internet masts - WALTHAMSTOW: Phone giants launch appeal against mast refusal - Residents oppose new cellphone tower - Mobile mast fears at school site allayed - Mast anger in Bankhead and Burnside - Residents fume over phone mast plans - Application for three new phone masts by Vodafone is challenged by campaigner - Villagers say they were left in dark over phone mast - Are Technology Advancements Harming The Human Race? - Honeybee researcher who blames virus for CCD has financial ties to pesticide manufacturer - How safety is created
Updated for clarification: Challenges of Change - The Sources of Information
Randy Kitchur: Your book, Challenges of Change, has presented highly controversial and challenging information to the public as our readers have reported. Could you tell us more about your sources, including a general review of your background?
Stan Fulham: I served with RCAF in Bomber Command during World War II. I was shot down on a raid over Germany in November 1943, where I was taken prisoner. At first, I was held in hospitals, then in Stalag 1XC, (a prisoner-of-war camp) near Memel, Lithuania, then to Stalag 357 in Torun, Poland. When the Russians advanced across Poland, we were shipped in boxcars and others on a forced march to a camp near Hanover. I saw the end of the war while on a grim forced march. We were liberated in May 1945.
I had my first experience with UFOs on a hot summer day in Stalag 357. It flew high and fast in a bright blue sky. It had no wings and it made no sound. We knew from our air force training on aircraft recognition that this was no ordinary aircraft and assumed it was a German rocket. However, it was flying in the wrong direction, east to west.
We prisoners discussed this strange aerial display, but it never occurred to anyone that it was an alien craft. An alien reality was not part of peoples concept at that time. Years later, we realized that we had witnessed an alien spacecraft.
There were several fighter pilots in our hut. They talked of their experiences with what we called foo fighters. (The term Foo Fighter was used by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II to describe various mysterious aerial phenomena seen in the skies over both the European and Pacific Theatre of Operations.) Again, we had no concept of an alien craft. The irony is that we thought these Foo Fighters had to be some new German monitoring technology and the Germans thought they were an Allied device. It was not until after the war when both sides discovered that the Foo Fighters were a foreign technology of a possible alien origin. Actually, I now know they were Pleiadian monitoring devices, which are reported on elsewhere on this website.
RK: Years later, working in NORAD, you had a rather unique experience with UFOs. Could you describe that event?
SAF: One night when I reported for duty at the radar base, two UFOs hovered near the airbase, obviously monitoring activity on the base. I scrambled the standby jet fighters to investigate the alien intruders. No sooner were they airborne than the UFOs streaked away at phenomenal speeds and hovered over the Pacific Ocean west of Vancouver, BC. When the jets approached, they flew away. I filed a report of the incident.
RK: What was the reaction of the authorities to this incident?
SAF: In the morning, the base commander called and said, The media are calling about strange lights in the sky last night, but as you know, nothing unusual happened last night, so there is no reason for us to be speaking to the media. This was a standard response to the public, relating to the UFO phenomena under a U.S./Canada Agreement established in 1956, regulating the control of information on UFOs. The UFO incident was soon forgotten as the media returned to their more mundane items of public interest.
RK: Did NORAD take any interest in the event?
SAF: Yes. NORAD called for a meeting with the Squadron Commander, the Technical Officer and myself. This incident and the reports were reviewed with the objective of refining the reporting process regarding the aerodynamics, physical features and actions of the UFOs. There was really nothing new or unique about this particular UFO incident. The reader is aware that there are hundreds of reports and books written about these UFO encounters. Invariably, NORAD investigated these events but their reports remain classified.
During this meeting, I met and developed a life-long friendship with one of the senior NORAD intelligence officers. For obvious reasons, he requested anonymity. Later, he was an advisor to the Defense Department. On this issue of confidentiality on the alien phenomena, he told me of an incident that reflected the military mind set, the so-called conspiracy of silence. Several NORAD intelligence officers were having a conversation with a General at a NORAD officers mess. The General told them of his appearance before a Congressional Committee (in camera) relating to continental defense, which of course included NORAD.
The General said angrily, Those sons-of-bitches ridiculed me, they humiliated me, they suggested that perhaps NORAD officers were suffering from delusions and illusions. An officer suggested that if the public were more aware of the alien phenomena, then the politicians reactions would be more open to discussion on the issue. The General interrupted with, Ah, the public its just too uneducated, too uninformed and misinformed and just too stupid to cope with the reality of an alien reality. And then the General turned to Dave, my friend, and warned him, And I tell you Dave, if you want a career in this Air Force, you keep your mouth shut about UFOs. Dave respected that advice throughout his career and accepted the military mind set that the public is not ready for an alien reality.
During our military careers and in retirement, Dave told me of his investigations into many strange and mysterious incidents with UFOs and aliens which were never revealed to the public, although he suspected that some day all of that classified information would be revealed. Since he was with NORAD from the very beginning, he was aware of the historical environment that gave rise to the conspiracy of silence. His comments on the origin of MJ12 are included in Challenges of Change as well as his knowledge of the alien interaction with U.S. nuclear missile sites. Daves comments on MJ12 short for Majestic 12 are given elsewhere on this website and in Challenges of Change. This is no longer secret information, because authors such as Robert Hastings and many others, have spoken publicly and have written about this dramatic alien interaction with our missile systems. My principal source, The Transcendors, have corroborated this information, and further informed me that the Russians went through the same dramatic experience as documented in Challenges of Change.
In addition to these credible and authoritative sources of Dave and the Transcendors, I have had hundreds of conversations with military and commercial aircrew about their encounters with UFOs.
But NORAD doesnt have all the answers, although it is fully aware of the secret operations of the UFO Cabal in Area 51 (Details of this are given in the next article, CHALLENGES OF CHANGE UFO Display 13 October 2010.) So Dave, like myself, and thousands of Air Force staff retired with the same questions who were they, where were they from, why are they here, and are they a threat?
I consulted scientists and ufologists and have read practically every book published on the UFO phenomena for the past 50 years. They had no answers to my questions. The cynics, unable to explain the phenomena, would resort to ridicule, saying that the observers must be suffering from delusions and illusions. But NORAD and hundreds of military and commercial aircrews knew otherwise.
RK: Challenges of Change reports that the UFOs violated all of our third dimension physical laws. They flew into the side of mountains or plunged into the sea at phenomenal speeds without any explosion or sound, only to reappear shortly after, completely unscathed, and fly away at phenomenal speeds. You tracked the UFOs on radar they appeared and disappeared instantly. What conclusions did you draw from these strange and unworldly incidents?
SAF: I concluded that their sudden appearance and disappearance within our third dimensional reality indicated that their technology allowed them to instantly convert to a higher vibrational frequency, a higher dimensional level, possibly of the fourth dimension, perhaps higher. They were literally out of this world.
RK: So you decided to search for your answers in a higher dimension, rather than in our third dimension?
SAF: An associate and spiritual friend advised me that the answers to the alien phenomena were entirely known to the spiritual world, since nothing in the universe is hidden from that realm. She introduced me to Rik Thurston, a reputable and spiritual person who has been channeling for people throughout the world for the past thirty years. As a channeler, he acts as a medium in a trance during communications with the Transcendors and is not aware of the dialogue. Their responses to my inquiries for the past twelve years regarding the alien phenomena and other important issues are documented in my book.
The intent of my book is to bring awareness to those who desire such information. My book is intended for those who are seeking for truth, however challenging that may be; but this cannot be achieved with a closed mind. To the seekers, I say the Transcendors information is something you should consider, something you should think about.
The Transcendors consist of 43,000 very old souls who interact as a single mind and blend their wealth of experience and knowledge to provide advice and assistance to entities throughout the Universe. In their previous lives, they have been great political and military leaders, scientists and philosophers. There are those who have started religions and those who have ended religions. There are those entities who have achieved great power and dominance, not only on Earth, but on other planets and spiritual realms. What a vast wealth of knowledge and experience they have! And their mission is to assist souls on their journey through the rugged trail of thousands of incarnations throughout the universe with advice and information from their knowledge and the Akashic Records. Since the spiritual entities have no voice box, they communicate by thought through the channelers voice box to individuals on Earth.
The Transcendors say, We have chosen to speak to you in this manner because it is the easiest and fastest means of communications within your physical reality. Other forms of communication have no personal relationship and there is not that quality of love.
We do not sit in judgment of anyone. We do not tell you to do this or that. We do not override the decisions and the choice of others, for Free Will and Choice are your God-given rights and we cannot interfere with Gods gift to each and everyone of us.
The Transcendors hasten to add that they are not unique. There are many spiritual groups, like themselves, who provide information and advice to assist people on their path without violating Free Will and Choice to all souls.
It matters not what the question or subject, however exotic and recent or historical the Transcendors will provide the answer, thoroughly and without hesitation. There are several reasons for this. First, all souls in the spiritual realm are non-separate, providing a vast wealth of creation itself. Secondly, time does not exist in the spiritual reality the present and the future are terms that reflect Gods creation in constant motion. As difficult as it may be to understand, the future probabilities are all taking place now and the souls are in a constant state of selecting one or more of those probabilities.
There is nothing hidden in Gods creation. Every thought, word and deed is recorded in the Akashic Records from the very beginning and all of that vast knowledge is available to the Transcendors. The Records hold the darkest secrets of the universe without judgment. It reveals the deepest mysteries of the aliens and their spaceships: who are they, where are they from, why are they here, are they a threat. And they also answer the mystery of abductions.
Current earth realities are also revealed. Massive earth changes earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and droughts will devastate earth in the period 2010-2012. Nations will disappear and new lands will rise, and the entire world will struggle with millions of environmental refugees in search of food and water. Challenges of Change documents these apocalyptic events. The world is facing economic and financial collapse and international terrorism is growing in its threats.
Humanity can survive these disasters in reduced numbers, according to the Transcendors, but it cannot survive the environmental crisis with the CO2 pollution of our atmosphere without outside intervention.
CHALLENGES OF CHANGE UFO Display 13 October 2010: The Probabilities of Predictions
The Transcendors have predicted an alien spaceship display over our principal cities on or about October 13, 2010. This challenges the belief system of most readers. One reason is because historically, predicted events have not always happened. Another is that a lot of people dont believe that alien spaceships are real. Our military and governments have covered up previous interactions with aliens. And the final reason is religious; people think that believing in spaceships would go against their concept of God.
I hasten to add that it is not my prediction. How could I possibly know such an important event, universal in scope? Earlier, I have reported that the aliens exist in a higher dimension and so does the spiritual realm in which all souls exist. Since the souls at the subconscious level are non-separate, then indeed, every thought, word and deed is known to all souls. There is no individualism at that level.
In addition, the Akashic Records reveal every thought, word and deed from the very beginning of Gods creation. It contains all the major and minor probabilities of our future existence, an incomprehensible reality for humanity to accept and internalize. Even the Transcendor Group cannot explain this to us because you have neither the concepts, the syntax and the points of reference to understand these realities.
I understand that disbelief; Ive been there. But, Challenges of Change is not the forum to discuss and rationalize that reality of creation. That will come later in a future book dealing with religion and spirituality. However, there can be no understanding of this particular reality, without a belief in the spirituality of Gods creation. Without this fundamental belief, Challenges of Change is extremely challenging to the cynics beliefs.
The probability of the future alien display of their spacecraft is based on the probabilities of the future and the decisions of the aliens at this time. These thoughts are all recorded in the Akashic Records, available to all souls who have the ability to interpret them.
On this subject, the Transcendors comment: Yes, we tap into the Akashic Records. Every thought you have ever had, every emotion you have experienced, every movement youve ever made, is literally tied in with the state of time itself. It continues to exist.
Now think of it as an image in water and the water is in a constant state of ripple, so it varies and changes based upon perceptual reality. You actually change your path to future experiences. It is all there: but obviously it has to be interpreted. So, every single thought youve ever had, every feeling, every movement all exist within the Akashic Records and is open to interpretation. The ability to interpret becomes less, and you cannot base your perception into the multitude of variables of probability if your soul does not have the awareness of non-separation. The greater the experiences of the soul, the greater the dimensional focus. It is like ourselves. If we were all in one-dimensional reality with one-dimensional focus, we would be one-dimensional. But, because we are multi-dimensional, we can give multi-perceptions of reality at any given time.
The Transcendors explain that because the abilities to interpret the Akashic Records vary greatly with the souls, it explains why there is such a large variation of predictions from clairvoyants and mystics. The Akashic Records are not a clear sequenced view of some event, such as we see in a movie. It is a vast display of millions of probable events in the human experience, and like the larger threads in the spiders web, the major probabilities are more visible, making it easier to interpret.
However, there is a further complication in the process. Time and space do not exist in the spiritual realm. In fact, these elements vary even amongst the alien civilizations. Time and space are not universal realities.
The Transcendors explain that their view of the Akashic Records functions on a vertical perception, not a lateral perception, such as we have in our third dimension. All events occurring in the vertical display are taking place concurrently, so placing a date and time on some future event can be a difficult process. The Mayan and Nostradamus and other mystics' prophecies are remarkably similar, but they may conflict in time and context, and the wording of their predictions can also lead to misinterpretations.
There is another vital element that constantly changes the future probabilities of the Akashic Records. These probabilities constantly change from minor probabilities to major probabilities and vice versa as a result of the souls Free Will and Choice, ubiquitous to all souls in Gods creation.
The Alien Council of Eight (the Pleiadians, Alpha Centauri, Bootes, Orions, Sirians, Zeta Reticuli, Pousetis and Comsulis) has determined that they will intervene to rescue humanity from its path of environmental destruction. Countless thousands of alien civilizations have polluted their planets to total extinction ? not a single being, animal or plant survived. The Transcendors warn that planet Earth is on that path of self destruction. It is not the worst, but it is in the top 10%. The Transcendors say the Council of Eight has decided we are worth saving.
The aliens UFO display on 13 October 2010 is a tentative date. The aliens function with their Free Will and Choice and may determine that the conditions on Earth are so bad with the earth changes and the worlds economic and financial collapse that their intervention at that critical time would collapse humanity in massive panic, fear and confusion.
If so, it will only be a temporary postponement of their intervention because their UFO display is only the initial step in preparing people for their intervention, possibly in 2015, without creating massive fear and panic. The aliens have had eons of experience on other planets with similar conditions. They are aware that their sudden intervention could cause chaos amongst people of all nations. Humanitys interaction with alien civilizations is not a new experience; it has been a reality throughout our history.
The aliens intervention to save humanity from its environmental crisis will be one of the great dramas in the universe and will be watched by billions of aliens with great interest. Perhaps they too will ask, What art thou man, that the Aliens are mindful of thee?
The so-called "conspiracy of silence" about the UFO/alien reality must be viewed in context of the information provided by a senior Intelligence officer in NORAD and corroborated by the Transcendors. Granted there were other concerns as well. For example, the military in charge of the UFO Cabal, were absolutely convinced, as President Eisenhower was when he encountered the Pleiadians at Edwards Air Force Base in 1954, that mankind was simply not ready for such a shock to their belief systems--after all, we are God's special creation, so how can there be any beings more advanced than mankind? We are so important in the eyes of God, that he sent his Beloved Son to die on the cross for our sins. And now, the government is going to tell us that there are literally billions of alien civilizations with technologies and a spiritualism vastly beyond mankind's?
RK: Your book reports that the Russians may have more crashed UFOs and alien bodies in cold storage than they have in Area 51. You wrote that President Yeltsin was going to expose this alien phenomena to the world publicly on Russian national TV. The word regarding Yeltsin's plan was leaked to the American UFO Cabal. Apparently, they then contacted President Clinton with this information, and he immediately called Yeltsin and begged him to 'back off', or there would be no financial loans from the IMF to Russia. Yeltsin understood and he backed off. Yet, President Clinton claims he never did have access to the UFO Cabal and their classified information?
SAF: Well, I can't speak for President Clinton on this vital issue. Someone else with greater authority will have to ask him.
RK: There is a strong belief amongst some UFOlogists that the Bilderbergers, the Illuminati, the Rockerfellers and other powerful political and financial groups had infiltrated MJ-12 and have a controlling interest in that secret organization. Is there any truth to these theories?
SAF: I asked the Transcendors about this speculation and I think that their answer is right on the mark. The Transcendors replied: "That is a conspiracy concept. Many years ago, the American wealthy families tried to interact and influence this top-secret operation. But, as we have discussed earlier, the military side-tracked all civilian interest years ago, and it has remained exclusively military."
The military is basically the primary focus and these civilian financial groups have focused mainly on control of the economic world, and the recent collapse of banks and other financial institutions have seriously eroded the influence and control of these wealthy groups. They are so busy looking after their economic interests, they have little interest in UFOs.
RK: And so the original structure of MJ-12 as set-up by President Truman has not existed in that format for decades. It is controlled by a small military group as you have described in the chapter dealing with the 'conspiracy of silence,' and they have hidden all that alien information because the public is not ready to accept and interact with the alien reality--mankind will panic in fear.
SAF: Yes! But there are other, I think, valid reasons for their so called 'conspiracy of silence.' The American taxpayers have invested billions of dollars in extrapolating whatever technology they can from the Bootes aliens with whom they interact. The technology they derived for the stealth and other aircraft just didn't 'drop from the sky,' so to speak. It was the result of many years of brilliant research and development by the American scientists and technicians. Why should they now hand over all of this effort and investment to foreign nations who may some day use it against the United States? I happen to agree with that rationale.
And then, there was another important reason for the silence on UFOs. The Bootes aliens, themselves, did not want their surreptitious abductions of humans to be made public, in case of military action action against them. Not only that, but they obviously did not want the other aliens to know too much about their abductions of thousands of humans.
RK: That's an interesting rationale for the 'conspiracy of silence' that UFOlogists, in general, are not aware of. But, your book does ask for the removal of the 'conspiracy of silence' by the military, did you not?
SAF: No, that's not quite so. As you are aware from Challenges of Change, the world faces extinction from the carbon-dioxide pollution of our atmosphere. Now, the Bootes have the CO2 filter technology that could clean up our atmosphere, although the process may take a year or two to do so.
So, I'm suggesting that the President of the United States should demand, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the UFO Cabal (which maintains communications with the Bootes) demand their CO2 filtering technology NOW; otherwise the quid pro quo for their abductions, as agreed to by Roosevelt and Truman will end, in the absence of any cooperation from the Bootes. In the absence of Bootes compliance with this ultimatum, military defensive measures to prevent further abductions will be established in coordination with the Russian policy of non-compliance with alien/human abductions.
The dissolution of the UFO Cabal is not my principal focus; getting the Bootes CO2 technology is.
CHALLENGES OF CHANGE - Will Our World Be Forever Changed on October 13, 2010?
The theme of Challenges of Change is reflected in the words: "Tis' a Challenge of Change; And a Future with Hope."
The apocalyptic challenges are huge. Mankind will survive the future earth changes, international terrorism and world economic and financial collapse; but it cannot survive the growing environmental pollution without "outside intervention."
The Alien Council of Eight (the Pleiadians, Alpha Centaurians, Sirians, Orions, Bootes, Pousetis, Zeta Reticulis and Comsulis) are fully aware of Earth's environmental disaster. It is a major issue at the Council's meetings, and they have now decided to intervene, but they are guided by the Universal laws of Free Will and Choice. They will not interfere until the situation is critical, perhaps in 2015, for mankind must learn from these critical challenges, otherwise we will simply continue in our destructive pollution.
Mankind is extremely fortunate that the Alien Council has determined that mankind is worth saving, for there is hope with our future spiritual development. There is nothing unique in our experience. Countless thousands of alien civilizations have polluted their planets to total extinction, not a single being, animal or insect survived in the absence of "outside intervention," which invited the biblical paraphrase, "What are thou man, that (God) the aliens are mindful of thee."
The Transcendors warn that we are looking at a huge cultural change and the impact will have dramatic effect on our belief systems, cultures, our myths of alien threats, economic realities, etc. The Alien Council understands that; they have had eons of experience with similar situations on other planets, so it is not just a matter of cleaning up our planet, for they are aware their intervention will cause massive panic and fear.
They have determined on their gradual introduction to mankind. First, they will display their UFO spaceships for several hours over our principal cities, tentatively planned for 13 October 2010, without landing or communication. More aggressive interaction will take place until 2015, when they will commence the removal of pollution from our atmosphere. This process will take between 12 to 18 months, creating massive fear and panic of an alien invasion, unless the public is conditioned to their peaceful intent.
The Transcendors caution that there are no absolutes in the universe, for all is subject to Free Will and Choice, in which case, the UFO display may be postponed; but it will occur this year in what will surely be one of the great dramas of our galaxy, the introduction of their alien civilizations and technologies to mankind. We are not alone, and our world will have changed forever.
Challenges of Change - Foos, Orbs & Interdimensional Angels
TRANS: Yes, they (Foo Fighters/Orbs) are based on an electrical-magnetic field, but also they are an information gathering process that have been seen and photographed all over the world and not just over crop circles. They are like miniature computers that are sent out from a 'Mothership' to define the reality and to get as much information as it can. They are often identified as "ball-lightning."It is a scanning technology. Their sudden appearance in unusual situations can be both frightening and challenging. In one case, a small globe of light entered a commercial airliner in flight and floated slowly down the aisle between the rows of passengers, and disappeared at the rear of the aircraft. This is a classic example of their intelligent control by the Motherships. However, again, aliens are not infallible. Serious problems have occurred when the energy packed probes have crashed into hydro terminals, or explosive tanks. The aliens are not perfect, accidents do happen.
SAF: Which alien race has these Orbs?
TRANS: The Bootes. Mind you, they are not always Bootes objects. They can result from dimensional shifts as well; but most of them can be described as remote measuring devices which the Bootes use to monitor various activities of mankind.
SAF: I would think that the Bootes know us very well.
TRANS: Indeed, scientifically, they know it better than you do. Emotionally, they have no concept.
SAF: Well, you would think that they are also fully aware of our environmental crisis and that they would do something about that.
TRANS: If it were of scientific interest You respond on a concept of emotions, they don't. They also watch how your body mutates to its environment. So, again, you are like a Petrie dish, and they are watching the cause and effect.
You are a very interesting species. You are the only species who will put monetary gain over your physical well being. Think of it as a scientist without an emotional investment, who looks at the Earth and sees a massive contradiction of realities, and attempts to understand the hows, the whys, and all the rest of it.
SAF: There have been some individuals who claim to communicate with the Orbsat least a couple of books have been written about their experiences. Since the Bootes Orbs are purely monitoring devices, they would not be communicating with humans. So what is the reality here?
TRANS: Indeed, but there are different kinds of Orbs that emanate out of other dimensional realities (mainly the fourth) that are sent to Earth to do the same thing that the Bootes Orbs domonitoring the Earth and humanity. They are like a window looking into your world. Not a negative reality, but a commitment to assist with information and create interest. The Orb is basically a very high technological device that eliminates the more challenging and often dangerous use of spacecraft.
Communication with these extraterrestrial monitoring devices depends on the perceptual abilities of the human observer. There are some who are able to tap into other dimensional realities like in a heightened mental state, others are just being fooled Unfortunately, me results are ofttimes confused The perceptions lies in the eyes of the beholder and their interpretation of such; it may be religion, or the alien reality, etc.
Challenges of Change - Interdimensional Angels
SAF: Recently we have been witnessing in our skies, a phenomena of a different form -- lights in various shapes, seemingly non-physical and obviously under intelligent control in their contacts with human beings. From all reports and communications, these strange visitors identify themselves as Interdimensional Angels. They revealed that they were of a higher order and not aliens in our general concepts of those beings. In their communications with our contact and with others on Earth -- whom they identify as their Ambassadors-- they declared We are from the Creator. We were present at the Creation and are Creators ourselves. Obviously, the Interdimensional Angels were from a spiritual realm in the vast Cosmos and that they were not from another planetary system within our third dimensional reality. It is a fascinating phenomena and I decided to investigate this mystery with the Transcendor Group.Question: Where are these spiritual entities called Interdimensional Angels from are they from the spiritual plane?
TRANS: Basically yes; but mostly from the Seventh Dimensional reality which is often referred to as the Angelic reality where all angels exist, although they are not all angels. The concept of angels is firstly, they have no souls. Angels are a concept of Creative Consciousness. They are of pure spirit created from God and since they have no souls, they do not have Free Will and Choice which all soul beings have in order to experience and progress in Gods eternal creation.
SAF: Do they have individuality?
TRANS: These entities you speak of, the Interdimensional Angels do, because they have souls. The angels do not.
SAF: What is the objective of their interaction with humans?
TRANS: Awareness and understanding that you are not alone in this universe. The Interdimensional Angels provide an awareness that there is more than just a physical existence; there is a continuity of existence beyond the body. So, their appearance is an affirming of the spiritual state itself, that you exist beyond your dimensional reality and they are there to confirm that in your world.
The Interdimensional Angels are also learning. They are learning what it is like in a third dimensional reality. They are learning what it is like in an extremely competitive reality of our third dimension --- up and down, right and wrong, good and bad, and the extreme competitiveness in which you exist. The emotional energies of your earth are unique in the universe, and for many aliens with little or no emotions it is extremely difficult to understand, if at all.
SAF: How did the Interdimensional Angels contact the humans on Earth whom we call "Ambassadors"?
TRANS: The individuals are open to intuitive levels. One would need a certain state of mind consciousness and would have to be receptive in order to be receptive of the interaction.
SAF: Do the Interdimensional Angels have many contacts (Ambassadors) on Earth?
TRANS: There are several hundred of them and their interaction with the Interdimensional Angels varies; some are more clear, some are a little distorted, some are more frequent. It varies according to their interaction.
SAF: The Interdimensional Angels said that they are coming back and the world needs be ready to meet them. That sounds rather ominous. What is the implication of such?
TRANS: That is an interpretive concept. Dont all things end? The Interdimensional Angels are indicating that you dont have to take the negative paths there are more positive ways. You dont have to choose warfare over peace in order to prosper and gain.
Basically, mankind is rising to another level of spirituality and your materialism consciousness becomes less. It reflects the end of one consciousness, but it is not the end of mankind. Mankind will survive, but in a higher spiritual consciousness.
Already, there are large number of entities who have incarnated on Earth with a higher spiritual awareness. They are now teenagers and many in their twenties and early thirties.They dont see differences, they dont see separation. They see commonality, they see sameness. They will help in raising mankinds spiritual awareness to a higher level which is essential if you are to meet and overcome the great changes of the future.
The following paragraphs summarize the messages that Mark Kimmel has uncovered during his research. He has distilled these messages from communications from extraterrestrials, communications from contactees, and observations of extraterrestrials and extraterrestrial craft:
Quasi-physical. Extraterrestrials have technology that allows them to shift from quasi-physical reality, dematerialize and rematrerialize. Thousands of pilots, military men and women, government witnesses, and civilians have seen extraterrestrial spacecraft materialize and disappear. Existing in the non-physical or quasi-physical enables extraterrestrial craft to travel faster than the speed of light. Extraterrestrials purposefully shift into our physical realm to enable us to see them, or to communicate with us.
Mind-to-mind. Extraterrestrials are able to communicate mind-to-mind. In many cases their communications are of images or concepts; in some instances they communicate using precise words. By communicating in this way they bypass spoken words. Highly developed forms of this type of communications enable them to dispense with radio signals based on the electromagnetic spectrum. This enables them to communicate over the vast distances of space faster than light speed.
Ancestors. The messages from 'ethical' extraterrestrials reconfirm non-biased research into our origins. Life was brought to this planet first by life carriers who implaneted the ancient seas with the first life forms. After millions of years, Earth had become a lush paradise with diverse non-sentient life forms.
The "Starseed Project" was initiated by a group of extraterrestrials who wished to combine their somewhat different races into a single harmonized race -- this had not been done before. They brought representatives of their various races to this world. Not long thereafter, other manipulative extraterrestrials saw this experiment as an opportunity to conquer a defenceless world and enslave its people. Thus began the course of human self-destructive development that has persisted to this time.
Today we not only have the progeny of these long ago activities, with cellular memories of their ancestry, we also have many different off-planet beings who have incarnated to be present at this moment.
There are two principle agendas currently being pursued by non-humans involved with the affairs of this world. There are those who desire humanity to evolve into cosmic citizens. There are those who wish to continue to enslave us.
Avoid WMD. Judging by their interest in our nuclear facilities, extraterrestrials are concerned about our weapons of mass destruction. They have repeatedly been seen observing our nuclear manufacturing, storage, and testing sites. Based on the testimony of military witnesses (The Disclosure Project), they have shown their ability to disable our intercontinental missiles in flight and in their underground launch silos.
Caretakers. As detailed in Turkish and Russian meteor incidents, extraterrestrials have demonstrated a caretaker attitude toward us by fragmenting large meteors before they cause damage.
Healers. The many reports of healings, accomplished by extraterrestrials, points to a caring attitude towards us. Several books detail instances in which extraterrestrials have healed everything from cuts to cancer.
Earth-humans viewed as prey. According to Zecharia Sitchin and other researchers, translations of clay tablets, from the ancient Sumarian civilization that existed in the area now know as Iraq, point to biological experimentation with pre-humans by an extraterrestrial race identified as the Anunnaki. The results of those experiments were our human ancestors, created as a race of slaves. This story has been verified by recent extraterrestrials messages. This same race of extraterrestrials believe they "own" modern humans, and would return them to the status of slaves.
Want the highest for us. A different race of extraplanetary beings see Earth-humans differently. They too supplied some of our genetic make-up. They too say they are related to us. However, the Plaeidians and their associates would like us to recognize who we really are (creatures possessing a fragment of the Creator), would like us to take control of this planet, and would like us to join with other evolved civilizations of the universe. Thus we have the second set of players in the galactic chess game in which Earth-humans are the pawns.
Debilitating chemicals & energies Diverse extraterrestrial beings are telling us that we, Earth-humans, ingest and misuse many chemicals and energies. Many insecticides are unnecessary. Many food additives are uncalled for. We are bombarded with energies from electronic and electrical devices. At the same time, off-planet races recognizes that the current population of the Earth is excessive. Some of our chemicals and energies have been purposefully engineered to debilitate and/or degrade us, physically and mentally.
Environmental crisis. Observers from space see the pollution of Earth's air, water, and land. For many years, they have been telling us that we need to recognize and remedy this situation. They see the melting of the polar ice caps as a sign that there will be shifts in the crust of the Earth. Most recently, they are saying that an environmental crisis can not be avoided, and that some of the destruction is irreversible.
Here to assist, not "save" us. Those extraplanetary beings who wish us to mature and cooperate with races from other evolved planets, are offering to show us the way to cast off our current situation. They are not willing to step in and use their superior technology and knowledge to"save" us. They are unwilling to create a planet of dependents.
At the same time, there are other off-planet races who would welcome the opportunity to create a race of dependents. They are prepared to oppose the dictates of the apparent majority of extraplanetary races.
Planetary metamorphosis necessary. Certain extraplanetary races are waiting to take advantage of the chaos due to unfavourable environmental influences and/or nuclear war. Others wait for the majority of humans to awaken and take control of the planet. All agree that a period of change is needed and that such a transformation will occur quite soon.
Role of a prospective Cosmic Paradigm
Messages from extraplanetary beings have been delivered repeatedly over the ages. We the people of Earth have tended to ignore them.
The Cosmic Paradigm is about recognizing our current situation and then taking action to transition it for the benefit of all people of this planet.
1. Recognize that the current situation does not operate in the best interests of the vast majority of people on this planet. Recognize that we, the people, are allowing this situation to continue, and that we have the power to do something about it.
2. Acknowledge that we are not the only inhabited planet, that we are one of many. Promote a proper attitude for interacting with non-human life forms.
3. See a new world, a veritable paradise. Affirm that such a planet is possible and act as if we are achieving this situation.
Where we go from here is largely determined by you and the other people of this planet. We can continue in our mode of violence and self-destruction, or we can choose to embrace a higher way to live.
Contact with extraplanetary and intraplanetary beings is but the tip of the new reality iceberg. Almost every facet of our current existence is a lie, a lie perpetuated by those who enslave us.
Each of us should take careful note, and consider whether they wish to act in accordance with the Cosmic Paradigm:
1. There is much more than the physical reality we normally experience. We are here, on this planet, at this moment in time, by our own choice. We are here to actively participate in the transition of humanity.
2. The universe is teeming with life. There is one Creator and there are trillions of non-human life forms, some similar to us. Off-planet beings have been here for many thousands of years, with mixed agendas.
3. We are being invited to become members of the cosmic family. To qualify, we must reverse this planet from its current devolving condition, and we must do it very soon.
4. We, the humans of this planet, are the only ones to make this happen. Our current leaders will not do it for us. Extraterrestrials will not do it for us. We are the ones who must act -- now.
5. We are more individually powerful than we have been taught. Collectively we have the power to create a veritable paradise.
Extraterrestrial contact is but the starting point to an understanding of the facets of this pivotal juncture in human history. If you would go beyond the phenomenon, then examine the Spectrum of Reality, the messages from extraterrestrials, and the Implications of extraterrestrial contact -- all presented at this site.
The real story is WHY extraterrestrials are here, WHAT they are communicating to us, and WHAT it means in terms of who we are and the world on which we live.
About the author:
Since 1987, Mark Kimmel, author of Trillion, has studied the messages provided by extraterrestrials. Utilizing disciplines learned during his business career, he avoids the sensational and fear riddled perspectives that plague many who get trapped in the alien, UFO, or ET phenomena, and the mystery and secrecy surrounding it. By focusing on the implications of extraterrestrial contact in both his writing and speaking, Mark gets to the heart of the matter and presents an uplifting vision for the future of this planet.
Mark's exposure to UFOs began when he was shown a copy of Project Blue Book, a supposedly classified USAF document about reported sightings. The year was 1963. In 1997, Mark wrote the first draft of Trillion while he was studying for his Masters in Psychology. During the interim years he had become convinced that there we were not the lone inhabited planet, that we were being visited by representatives of off-planet civilizations, and that some of these beings had enlightening messages they wished to impart to us.
Obama Cuts Domestic Spending and Increases Military Corporate Welfare
President Obamas decision to increase military spending this year and in the future will result in the greatest administrative military spending since World War II. This decision is being made in spite of continued evidence of extreme waste, fraud, abuse, and corporate welfare in the military budget. At the same time, spending on non-security domestic programs such as education, nutrition, energy, and transportation will be frozen, resulting in inflationary cuts to essential services for the US public over the upcoming years.
While these domestic programs constitute only 17 percent of the total federal spending, they will sustain all of the proposed cuts. Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, states, [Obamas] proposal caps non-security spending at $447 billion for each of the next three fiscal years. During that time, inflation will erode the purchasing power of that total; requiring cuts in services in each successive year. The consequences of cutting domestic spending will result in a further increase in the gap between the rich and the poor.
In contrast, military spending is roughly 55 percent of the discretionary spending in the current fiscal year, and will increase even more next year. According to the Office of Management and Budgets projections, the military budget will increase an additional $522 billion over the next decade. Tom Engelhardt points out, Heres an American reality: the Pentagon is our true welfare state, the weapons makers are our real welfare queens, and we never stop shoveling money their way.
There is widespread and continuous waste, fraud, and abuse by the Pentagon and by military contractors resulting in welfare for the rich. William Astore, a retired lieutenant colonel with the US Air Force, concludes, When it comes to our nations military affairs, ignorance is not bliss. Whats remarkable then, given the permanent state of war in which we find ourselves, is how many Americans seem content not to know.
The public never hears about war spending in the corporate media and how much everything actually costs. Several examples highlight the extent of abuse.
A single future weapons system is now estimated to cost the American taxpayer almost one-third of what the Obama administrations health care plan is expected to cost over a decade. Originally expected to cost $50 million, the estimated cost today just for one F-35 plane is $113 million. The marines, the air force, and the navy are planning to buy a combined 2,450 of F-35s, which would cost more than $323 billion.
A recent hearing of the federal Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan addressed a 111-page report on its initial investigations of the nations heavy reliance on contractors. According to a release on the hearing, More than 240,000 contractor employees, about 80 percent of them foreign nationals, are working in Iraq and Afghanistan to support operations and projects of the US military, the Department of State, and the US Agency for International Development. Contractor employees outnumber US troops in the region. While contractors provide vital services, the Commission believes their use has also entailed billions of dollars lost to waste, fraud, and abuse due to inadequate planning, poor contract drafting, limited competition, understaffed oversight functions, and other problems. Jeremy Scahill notes that while the wartime commission is charged with revealing the scope of corruption, it includes members who are either pro-war or have worked for major war contractors.
According to Kathy Kelly, author of Tough Minds, Tender Hearts, The US government devotes massive resources and much sophistication to killing in Afghanistan. Would that it would spend a little to realize that its policies are creating anger. . . . It costs about $1 million a year for a US soldierboots on the groundin Afghanistan. Imagine what good that money could do if spent to help the Afghan people. A governor in Afghanistan makes about $1,000 a year.
President Obama is continuing the process of reinflating the Pentagon that began in late 1998fully three years before the 9/11 attacks. The rise in national defense spending since 1998 is as large as the Kennedy-Johnson surge (43 percent) and the Reagan increases (57 percent) put together. The Department of Defense has been given about $7.2 trillion since 1998, which is when the postcold war decline in defense spending ended. Current spending is above the peak years of the Vietnam War era and the Reagan years, and the Pentagon plans to remain there at this point. The radical increase in military spending now, compared to the cold war and World War II, is justified by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, even if todays wars are taken out of the picture, there has still been a 54 percent increase since 1998.
Last year innumerable public hearings were held on health care reform. Constant news and debate by the public, corporations, the media, and Congress continued for months. The health care program, in ten years, will cost the American people as much as defense and homeland security cost in a single year. Yet runaway defense budgets get passed each year without a single town hall meeting, next to no media coverage, and virtually no debate in Congress.
The taxpayer, forced to pay about one trillion dollars yearly to fund the military, national security infrastructure, and wars, remains ignorant of the real costs. Reasons for the lack of public knowledge about military spending include: lack of corporate media coverage altogether; media employing retired military officers as experts, thus presenting only one side; inculcated civilian deference toward military leaders (leave it to the experts in uniform); and secrecy and black budgets obscuring military spending. Among the questions William J. Astore poses about the US military, a key one is: why is the military immune from the painful budgetary belt tightening faced by the rest of America?
Astore concludes, Its true that the world is a dangerous place. The problem is that the Pentagon is part of that danger. Our military has grown so strong and so dominates our government, including its foreign policy and even aspects of our culture, that theres no effective counterweight to its closeted, conflict-centered style of thinking. This dominance is costing the US public enormous sums of money, is a major contributor to the economic crisis, and will continue to erode desperately needed public support programs now and in the future.
Nuclear Weapons and the Survival of the Homo Sapiens - By Fidel Castro Ruz http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21363
"All of this is a contract for a few companies that produce the weapons, in the United States they call it the Defense Contract, the companies that have agreements with the Defense Department [...]US military spending represents 75 percent of the revenue from household taxes, not the entire income of the Federal State, but the income generated from what individuals and families pay each year [...] more or less $ 1.1 trillion, and military expenditure is about $ 750 billion [...] more or less, 75 percent. [...] these are the official figures, in reality, military spending is much higher than that.""... The US now has a military spending that is a little more than 50 percent of the military spending of all the other countries combined. [...] Its economy is also extremely biased in favor of a war economy, with all the consequences of the collapse of social services, health care.""The state of poverty that exists in the United States, both due to the crisis and the military economy, is extremely serious. It is not the product of a lack of resources, but rather the result of a transfer of wealth into fewer hands, a stagnation that is caused by the compression of living standards and also by the state's allocation of almost all of its income to sustain the war economy, on the one hand, and the so-called bank bailout." CLIP
US Department of Defense is the Worst Polluter on the Planet
The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported. In spite of the evidence, the environmental impact of the US military goes largely unaddressed by environmental organizations and was not the focus of any discussions or proposed restrictions at the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. This impact includes uninhibited use of fossil fuels, massive creation of greenhouse gases, and extensive release of radioactive and chemical contaminants into the air, water, and soil.
The extensive global operations of the US military (wars, interventions, and secret operations on over one thousand bases around the world and six thousand facilities in the United States) are not counted against US greenhouse gas limits. Sara Flounders writes, By every measure, the Pentagon is the largest institutional user of petroleum products and energy in general. Yet the Pentagon has a blanket exemption in all international climate agreements.
While official accounts put US military usage at 320,000 barrels of oil a day, that does not include fuel consumed by contractors, in leased or private facilities, or in the production of weapons. The US military is a major contributor of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that most scientists believe is to blame for climate change. Steve Kretzmann, director of Oil Change International, reports, The Iraq war was responsible for at least 141 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MMTCO2e) from March 2003 through December 2007. . . . That war emits more than 60 percent that of all countries. . . . This information is not readily available . . . because military emissions abroad are exempt from national reporting requirements under US law and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
According to Barry Sanders, author of The Green Zone: The Environmental Costs of Militarism, the greatest single assault on the environment, on all of us around the globe, comes from one agency . . . the Armed Forces of the United States.
Throughout the long history of military preparations, actions, and wars, the US military has not been held responsible for the effects of its activities upon environments, peoples, or animals. During the Kyoto Accords negotiations in December 1997, the US demanded as a provision of signing that any and all of its military operations worldwide, including operations in participation with the UN and NATO, be exempted from measurement or reductions. After attaining this concession, the Bush administration then refused to sign the accords and the US Congress passed an explicit provision guaranteeing the US military exemption from any energy reduction or measurement.
Environmental journalist Johanna Peace reports that military activities will continue to be exempt based on an executive order signed by President Barack Obama that calls for other federal agencies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Peace states, The military accounts for a full 80 percent of the federal governments energy demand.
As it stands, the Department of Defense is the largest polluter in the world, producing more hazardous waste than the five largest US chemical companies combined. Depleted uranium, petroleum, oil, pesticides, defoliant agents such as Agent Orange, and lead, along with vast amounts of radiation from weaponry produced, tested, and used, are just some of the pollutants with which the US military is contaminating the environment. Flounders identifies key examples:
- Depleted uranium: Tens of thousands of pounds of microparticles of radioactive and highly toxic waste contaminate the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Balkans.
- US-made land mines and cluster bombs spread over wide areas of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East continue to spread death and destruction even after wars have ceased.
- Thirty-five years after the Vietnam War, dioxin contamination is three hundred to four hundred times higher than safe levels, resulting in severe birth defects and cancers into the third generation of those affected.
- US military policies and wars in Iraq have created severe desertification of 90 percent of the land, changing Iraq from a food exporter into a country that imports 80 percent of its food.
- In the US, military bases top the Superfund list of the most polluted places, as perchlorate and trichloroethylene seep into the drinking water, aquifers, and soil.
- Nuclear weapons testing in the American Southwest and the South Pacific Islands has contaminated millions of acres of land and water with radiation, while uranium tailings defile Navajo reservations.
- Rusting barrels of chemicals and solvents and millions of rounds of ammunition are criminally abandoned by the Pentagon in bases around the world.
The United States is planning an enormous $15 billion military buildup on the Pacific island of Guam. The project would turn the thirty-mile-long island into a major hub for US military operations in the Pacific. It has been described as the largest military buildup in recent history and could bring as many as fifty thousand people to the tiny island. Chamoru civil rights attorney Julian Aguon warns that this military operation will bring irreversible social and environmental consequences to Guam. As an unincorporated territory, or colony, and of the US, the people of Guam have no right to self-determination, and no governmental means to oppose an unpopular and destructive occupation.
Between 1946 and 1958, the US dropped more than sixty nuclear weapons on the people of the Marshall Islands. The Chamoru people of Guam, being so close and downwind, still experience an alarmingly high rate of related cancer.
On Capitol Hill, the conversation has been restricted to whether the jobs expected from the military construction should go to mainland Americans, foreign workers, or Guam residents. But we rarely hear the voices and concerns of the indigenous people of Guam, who constitute over a third of the islands population.
Meanwhile, as if the US military has not contaminated enough of the world already, a new five-year strategic plan by the US Navy outlines the militarization of the Arctic to defend national security, potential undersea riches, and other maritime interests, anticipating the frozen Arctic Ocean to be open waters by the year 2030. This plan strategizes expanding fleet operations, resource development, research, and tourism, and could possibly reshape global transportation.
While the plan discusses strong partnerships with other nations (Canada, Norway, Denmark, and Russia have also made substantial investments in Arctic-capable military armaments), it is quite evident that the US is serious about increasing its military presence and naval combat capabilities. The US, in addition to planned naval rearmament, is stationing thirty-six F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets, which is 20 percent of the F-22 fleet, in Anchorage, Alaska.
Some of the action items in the US Navy Arctic Roadmap document include:
- Assessing current and required capability to execute undersea warfare, expeditionary warfare, strike warfare, strategic sealift, and regional security cooperation.
- Assessing current and predicted threats in order to determine the most dangerous and most likely threats in the Arctic region in 2010, 2015, and 2025.
- Focusing on threats to US national security, although threats to maritime safety and security may also be considered.
Behind the public façade of international Arctic cooperation, Rob Heubert, associate director at the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary, points out, If you read the document carefully youll see a dual language, one where theyre saying, Weve got to start working together . . . and [then] they start saying, We have to get new instrumentation for our combat officers. . . . Theyre clearly understanding that the future is not nearly as nice as what all the public policy statements say.
Beyond the concerns about human conflicts in the Arctic, the consequences of militarization on the Arctic environment are not even being considered. Given the record of environmental devastation that the US military has wrought, such a silence is unacceptable.
Navy plans could affect more marine mammals (8/5/2010) http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/environment/2010-08-05-navymammals05_ST_N.htm
WASHINGTON The Navy plans to increase ocean warfare exercises, conduct more sonar tests and expand coastal training areas by hundreds of square miles activities that could harass, injure or disturb the habitats of hundreds of thousands of marine mammals, federal records show. Training areas already are established along most of the continental U.S. coastline, so the Navy is seeking federal permits to broaden an existing range off the Pacific Northwest and dramatically expand exercises and sonar use in the Gulf of Alaska. The service also plans to increase training substantially in the Pacific around the Mariana Islands. The Navy estimates in federal permit applications that its activity in those areas will impact about half a million sea mammals each year, including seals, sea lions and whales, some of which are endangered. The effects range from brief interruptions in normal feedings to significant injury and, in very rare instances, death. Already, 2.3 million marine mammals are affected similarly each year by the Navy's training on its ranges on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, Navy studies show.
(...) However, the Navy's plans have ignited a debate with environmental groups that say the service underestimates the long-term impact of its activities and fails to restrict training sufficiently in marine sanctuaries and other areas where it is likely to affect sensitive species. The plans to expand training off the Pacific Northwest, where the service's exercise areas reach into the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, have drawn about 3,500 public comments, most in opposition. Critics of the Navy's plans point to its use of new sonar systems that can disrupt marine mammals' brain function and behavior, noting that even brief disorientation or other "temporary" effects can have serious consequences, such as changes in reproductive activity. Among the most serious concerns is the potential for whales to strand themselves on beaches: Since 2000, there have been at least four instances in which mass strandings of whales have been associated with the Navy's sonar use, federal records show. "There's been significant growth in the number of hours of exercises and significant expansion into new areas ... but the Navy is doing very little to understand what wildlife they may be affecting," says Michael Jasny, senior policy analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council. "The Navy says it knows enough to analyze impacts, but it doesn't know enough to recommend any areas within these hundreds of thousand square nautical miles for avoidance." CLIP - More info on this issue and possibility of taking action through Lethal Sounds and Whales in Danger - Make sure also to review what is at http://www.agriculturedefensecoalition.org/?q=us-navy "The Atlantic, the Pacific & the Gulf of Mexico are all in harms way as the U.S. Navy, and in some cases the U.S. Air Force, have initiated multiple 5-Year Warfare testing on both land and in ocean areas." and see HERE what you can do TODAY to help put an end to this marine Armageddon - the new NOAA Public Comment Deadline is October 31, 2010...
GI's Brains Fried by Military Dispensed Nose Candy
Posted by sakerfa on October 3rd, 2010
(VeteransToday) - Now it is official. Researchers have shown that uranium oxide, or DU, "travels the nerves from the nose to the brain," in the words of a University of Chicago doc and researcher.
A tiny amount (a milligram) of this radioactive poison quick marches up your smelling nerves right into your brain and keeps firing 1.2 Million bullets a day - forever. That's a bunch.
850 Rounds a Minute
The radioactive 850 rounds a minute automatic weapon is about as big as the period at the end of this sentence, never needs reloading and never jams. It's a perfect killing machine for brain cells and other cells. The range is about 20 cells, after that there is what the famous British physicist Dr. Chris Busby calls the "bystander effect." He discovered it, he gets to name it.
These radioactive automatic weapons are so small they can float right through your clothes, evade your skin's defenses and invade your body. Wherever the weapons alight inside, there is trouble as they never stop firing and there is no limit to their number. In a soldiers brain, trouble shows up in a noticeable way to others.
As for the 20 cell radius ball within Range, think of these powerful Bullets each as a 100 car, 100 mph, or 160 kmh, fully loaded freight train obliterating a small dog tied to the railroad tracks. Right, for the 20 cells that are within range - in all directions, it ain't pretty.
To me, this means these 20 cell radius spheres in Soldiers and Vets brains turn to jelly or mush, weird diseases or cancers, or all of the above. No wonder VA Secretary and former General Eric Shinseki has noted the big increase in the VA's contract Psychiatric services.
This radioactive bullet explanation for Vets unusual behaviors holds water and makes perfect sense to me. The Vets are under attack internally. Actually inside their skulls and in their brains. Worse, there's nothing they can do about it. The huge VA system is also helpless. There is no cure and no treatment.
The VA knows it and is stonewalling. They fired the only doc who stood up to them on DU. Word travels fast among the cowed medical staffs.
So, the Vets get slapped with some fake diagnosis and sent to the shrink or told there is nothing wrong with them. No way the spineless docs are going to call it like it is. They grab their 250K and slink home, comfortable every night.
That ain't no way to run an Army; but, it IS a way to run the world's most lethal Armed Force right into the ground.
Major Doug Rokke, Ph.D, Ret., former Director of the Pentagon's Depleted Uranium Project, puts it succinctly "It [DU] is killing our own troops."
General Eric Shinseki, Head of VA
Since no less than Gen Shinseki has pointed out the huge increases in contract psychiatric services, let's all take note of it and ask real loud "Why is this happening to Vets? They are not the enemy!" It's way past time to take names and kick ass in DC. That means changing the President as s/he appoints the head of the DOD. Not so hard to do, really. It is simply what is required.
No wonder DU in the brain drives Vets nuts. The suffering these Vets must go through is unimaginable.
OK. Here's the targeted science, make up your own minds. I did.
Radioactive uranium that is inhaled by soldiers on the battlefield and by workers in factories may bypass the brain's protective barrier by following nerves from the nose directly to the brain.
Nerves can act as a unique conduit, carrying inhaled uranium from the nose directly to the brain, finds a study with rats. Once in the brain, the uranium may affect task and decision-related types of thinking.
This study provides yet another example of how some substances can use the olfactory system - bypassing the brain's protective blood barrier - to go directly to the brain. Titanium nanoparticles and the metals manganese, nickel, and thallium have been shown to reach the brain using the same route.
Military personnel and people who work in uranium processing plants are exposed to the weak radioactive element via wounds or by breathing. Exposure may affect brain function; cognitive skills are lowered in soldiers who carry uranium-laced shrapnel.
Uranium has various industrial and military uses. A form of uranium called depleted uranium is very dense and is used in armor-piercing ammunition and military vehicle armor.
Battlefield exposure can occur through wounds - such as with some US military personnel who were injured during the Gulf War. These exposures can be higher than with civilians who work with the element. A study of Gulf War veterans who have uranium shrapnel in their bodies showed that they perform more poorly on general brain cognitive tests of performance efficiency and accuracy.
Uranium can also be inhaled. Soldiers in vehicles hit by uranium rounds and workers in uranium-processing facilities can breathe it in.
OBAMA APPEARS TO BE FINALLY MOVING TOWARDS DISTANCING HIMSELF FROM THE NEOCON AGENDA OF ALL-OUT WAR AND RIDDING THE US GOVERNMENT FROM THEIR HENCHMEN. LET US HOPE HE SUCCEED AND LET US HOLD THE VISION OF A TRUE PEACEFUL US FOREIGN POLICY WITH ALL TROOPS BACK HOME, THE CLOSURE OF US MILITARY BASES WORLDWIDE AND AN END TO THE TYRANNY OF ANTEDILUVIAN WARMAKERS OF ALL STRIPES
Tom Donilon: Obama's new National Security Adviser
by Eric Walberg - October 14, 2010
In the past 10 days, 150 NATO-bound oil tankers were torched in Pakistan, mostly by Taliban but some apparently by their own drivers, who siphoned and sold the fuel and then destroyed the evidence of their theft. Win-win for locals, none of whom are naive enough to believe killing more of their brothers is a good idea. 500 oil tankers and containers that left Port Qasim in Karachi for Kandahar did not even reach the AfPak border. This, while the key Khyber Pass was closed, holding up thousands of supply trucks that did make it intact, after Pakistan shut the border in protest against the almost daily, illegal and unsanctioned US air strikes that have killed 1800 Pakistani civilians.
Lots more Afghans and NATO troops also died across the border. Another (Israeli) drone was downed in southern Afghanistan. NATO deaths so far this year (572) far exceed the total of any previous year. A Senate Armed Services Committee report just published documents the alarming use of up to 26,000 private contractors by the US military and Afghan government "linked to murder, kidnapping and bribery, as well as Taliban and anti-coalition activities."
How should the new NSA Tom Donilon rate the "success" of the past decade's jingoistic fight against terrorism? The Pentagon keeps coughing up more troops and arms to fight Israel's war in Iraq and someone's war in Afghanistan (what is the US doing in Afghanistan?). Its oversight of billions of dollars in "reconstruction" in Iraq and in Afghanistan is virtually nonexistent. The latest from Iraq is that a military coup is in the works which will confirm Iraq as a Shia-dominated state in alliance with Iran. In Afghanistan, with a little luck -- bad or good depending on your point of view -- and a few more matches, the Taliban could turn the surging NATO forces into Custer's Last Stand, the Charge of the Light Brigade, a replay of the first Afghan war of 1839-42.
Donilon is dismissed by the jackboots and their cheerleaders, like David Frum (coiner of Bush's "Axis of Evil"), for "not travelling enough". Should he take "a serious field trip" to Iraq since he has "no direct understanding of these places", as his predecessor General James Jones put it? Go to the so-called Green Zone in Baghdad, the huge black hole in the middle of that unfortunate nation's capital, a fortified ghetto for the US occupiers and now their comprador local elite? Star in a GI porn film?
Or perhaps go to a refugee camp to meet a sample of the millions of Iraqis who have had to flee for their lives, a direct result of the US invasion. Many are in peaceful Syria, but then it is an associate member of Frum's evil axis and off-bounds to US officials. For that matter, Donilon could visit a Palestinian refugee camp in Iraq to meet with some of millions of those innocent civilians who were forced to flee the violence of America's best (only) friend in the Middle East.
His first stop should be Islamabad to hear Pakistanis' gripes and try to figure out just what this odd US ally is up to. His boss Obama (actually the CIA) has authorised 125 drone strikes on Pakistanis in two years -- twice as many as Bush did in five. Donilon will probably not find too many cheerleaders there. He may have to dodge a bomb or two himself, as have US officials in the recent past. He will find that most Pakistanis consider the US their enemy (64 per cent) and their government on the verge of collapse. US military complain that Pakistan (surprise) has its "own agenda", that it wants a stable, friendly Afghanistan. That as a result of this perverse logic, it is failing -- in the view of the US -- to kill enough Afghan allies (oops, insurgents) on the border in North Waziristan.
His next stop should be London or Paris, despite State Department warnings of a "severe" threat of terrorist attacks, to see the effects of a decade of the "war on terror" there.
Obama's new NSA is condemned in the mainstream media for being a corporate lawyer who "made millions" as a lobbyist for Fannie Mae, an acronym spat out contemptuously (a woman of loose morals?) referring to the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), set up by Roosevelt in 1938 to help ordinary Americans buy houses. That this once-government (read: socialist), now-privatised organisation was sucked into the Wall Street vortex of sleaze is hardly Donilon's fault. And is earning millions as a lobbyist for arms producers or Israel, as Cheney and many other Washington politicians did/do, better than working for an agency which at least once-upon-a-time genuinely helped ordinary Americans put roofs over their heads?
"Mr Donilon's actions at Fannie Mae to undercut meaningful reform precipitated the largest taxpayer-funded bailout in American history. Now President Obama is entrusting him with America's security," puffed Senator Richard Shelby. True, Shelby, the senior Republican on the banking committee, was one of the most vocal critics of the 2008 bailout plan, but this protest is just partisan politics. He is a hawk and doesn't like Donilon's commitment to rein in the military. Shelby actually helped scuttle Obama's efforts to better regulate banks and prevent them from using TARP bailout money for their own benefit. He is a dirty pot calling the kettle black.
Donilon has a very difficult agenda, but also a window of opportunity which we can only hope he has the guts to use. He helped formulate Obama's plan to pull the troops out of Afghanistan by next summer, the condition Obama laid down when the military twisted his arm into allowing their surge in Afghanistan. Donilon "has urged what he calls a 'rebalancing' of American foreign policy to rapidly disengage American forces in Iraq and to focus more on China, Iran and other emerging challenges," reports the New York Times. In the 2009 presidential Afghanistan-Pakistan review, he argued that the US could not engage in "endless war".
Contrary to wild-eyed critics on left and right, Obama is neither Bush-reincarnate nor the anti-Christ. He is neither Israel's best friend nor enemy. There are definitely points against Obama: the military budget has kept expanding; he is presiding over a dance of death around the world playing John Philip Souza marches; the US economy continues to shrivel as bankers fill their pockets.
But perhaps the Nobel committee that gave him the Peace Prize wasn't so far off the mark. He has managed to freeze, if only for a few months, Israeli settlements, the first time in two decades, and has prevented the crazies in the Pentagon and Tel Aviv from launching yet another disastrous war -- this time against peaceful Iran. If Obama and Donilon can stare down their military captors and mobilise the majority of Americans who now recognise the neocon war strategy as a horrible failure, he could turn his country back from the abyss.
Donilon replaces 65-year-old General Jones, a well-meaning stuffed shirt who dismissed Obama's inner circle alternately as waterbugs, the Politburo, and the Mafia, and criticised his successor as being "out of his depth". It is Jones who was out of his depth, an old Cold Warrior and NATO enthusiast, believer that bombs bring peace.
This appointment is a bold assertion by Obama of his original agenda which could trigger more departures, including that of 67-year-old Defense Secretary and Republican Robert Gates (a parting gift to Obama from Bush) who said that Donilon's appointment would be a "disaster" according to Bob Woodard'sObama's Wars. Donilon is "deeply sceptical" of the military's chain of command and the feeling is mutual, with many commanders viewing him as a politically-connected dilettante. Of course, Gates loudly told the press, "I have had a very productive and very good working relationship with Tom Donilon, contrary to what you may have read," which merely confirms his distaste for Donilon.
The appointment does not show Obama as "thin-skinned" or his foreign policy team in "crisis and disarray" as pundit Toby Harnden puts it. While the departures of Emanuel, Axelrod and Summers hint at Israeli distaste for Obama, this move shows he is making a last, valiant stand to leave a legacy that has at least a whiff of peace. The only way to turn his presidency into a two-term historic one is to keep moving forward and keep discarding the neocon parasites that infest Washington.
Spiralling Defense Budget. Congress Urges Cuts in Pentagon's Budget (October 14, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21445
Over 50 Representatives and Senators Send Letter to Commission on Fiscal Responsibility to Include Real and Necessary Cuts to Defense Budget Washington, D.C. - As the President's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform reviews ways to address America's national debt crisis, Reps. Barney Frank (D-MA), Ron Paul (R-TX), and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) have brought together a large group of representatives and senators to call for a specific solution. In a letter sent Wednesday to members of the Commission, they call on the Commission to look closely at excessive defense spending in an effort to reduce the Federal deficit and national debt. Specifically, the group of 57 members of Congress urges "in the strongest terms that any final Commission report include among its recommendations substantial reductions in projected levels of future spending by the Department of Defense." (...) The letter's signers state that given the size of the U.S. deficit and rapidly growing debt, cutting the military budget must be a part of any viable proposal. The Department of Defense currently takes up almost 56 percent of all discretionary federal spending, and it accounts for nearly 65 percent of the increase in annual discretionary spending levels since 2001. The letter also states that the group of representatives and senators strongly believes that significant cuts to defense spending are necessary and can be made in a way that will not endanger national security. CLIP
"Reset" in US Russian Relations and "Missile Defence" (October 13, 2010) KICKING THE DEFENSE-SPENDING NASTY AND HUGELY EXPENSIVE HABIT IS THE ONLY SANE WAY FORWARD. MINING (TAXING TO THE HILT) THE ULTRA WEALTHY WEAPON MAKERS AND THEIR ACOLYTES SHOULD ALSO BE A MUST! http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21372
There was cause for much optimism when President Obama made the first steps towards a 'reset' in US-Russian relations by renouncing plans by his predecessor, George Bush, to deploy American missiles in close proximity to the Russian borders on the territory of Poland and the Czech Republic. And it cleared the way for settling other important problems in bilateral relations. Preparations for signing a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty got off the ground at last, and the no-easy talks on the treaty eventually resulted in an agreement which was signed by Presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama in Prague in May this year. But as it became clear shortly afterward, the issue is far from simple. At the end of September Bucharest said it was getting ready to sign an agreement on the deployment of an American military base on the territory of Rumania. A similar base was to be deployed on the territory of Bulgaria. As it happens, Rumania will have the bases instead of Poland, and Bulgaria instead of the Czech Republic. But a change of location makes no difference as far as the end result is concerned. Given the situation, the American moves cause as much concern as before. As he commented on them, Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said: "Russia and the US have discussed the issue of missile defense at length and agreed that there would be no anti-missiles in Poland or the Czech Republic. And all of a sudden, we learn that the missiles are being moved to other European countries. So where is the 'reset'?" Among other questions which are brought up in connection with the missile defense program is how long the United States is going to drag its feet over ratifying the new START Treaty. Signed in May, the treaty was supposed to be ratified by the Senate by the middle of September. Now, as the first ten days of October are coming to a close, the opponents to the treaty are preventing the ratification from going ahead by linking it to missile defense. Senator Richard Lugar said a few days ago that the treaty should be supplemented with a special resolution stating that it imposes no restrictions on American plans to develop a missile defense system. Mighty circles in the US have been doggedly pursuing a missile defense program ever since it was launched by President Ronald Reagan 25 years ago. And the intensity with which they are doing so stays unabated, despite substantial failures and losses. One the latest failures, which cost the US 120 million dollars, was reported recently, when an interceptor missile launched from an air base in Vandenberg, California, failed to hit a hypothetical target and exploded in mid-air. Professor Richard Garwin, one of the founders of America's hydrogen bomb, indicated as he spoke in the Senate recently that the American missile defense system in its current shape was useless. Auditors from a Washington-based audit agency came to an equally disappointing conclusion. They had to admit that missile defense experts had failed to achieve the results they were paid for and that a system they had built was totally ineffective. The sums allocated for the missile defense program were huge beyond description. Experts estimate that one trillion dollars has been spent on it by now and it will require billions more if continued. This explains why the masterminds of American missile defense have been persevering in pursuing it regardless of common sense. Billions of dollars earmarked for missile defense have not been invested into space research as was promised but landed in the bank accounts of those who have turned it into a gold mine. These people have a lot of weight in present-day Washington. Whether the US policy makers will fall hostage to these mighty groups remains to be seen.
Poll: Most Americans Don't Want War with Iran (October 12, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21420
CHARLOTTTESVILLE, Va. - Despite sanctions and harsh rhetoric from the Obama Administration, when it comes to bombing Iran, most Americans say, 'Take that option right off the table.' According to a recent 60 Minutes-Vanity Fair poll, just one American in ten would support a U.S.-led attack, even if Iran tested a nuclear bomb or attacked Israel. David Swanson is a Charlottesville resident and author who attended a meeting last month with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during his visit to the United Nations in New York. The meeting was with dozens of U.S. peace and civil rights groups, and Swanson says the Iranian leader expressed his desire for peace with the United States, which the American said is contrary to most media reports. "I think he in particular is being demonized as part of a propaganda campaign for the possible launch of a war against his country, but there's nothing he could possibly be doing that would justify a war or would be grounds not to talk to him about him about the possibility of peace." Concerns about Iran building a nuclear bomb have resulted in a series of sanctions against the country. While Swanson is opposed to any country possessing the weapon, he says the claims sound all too familiar. "We don't have any evidence that they have developed or are in the process of developing nuclear weapons; we only have evidence, which they openly admit to, that they're developing nuclear power. Iraq did not develop any weapons, and we pretended it did, and attacked." The telephone poll suggests that most Americans seem to be weary of war: 25 percent of respondents would support war with Iran only if there were an attack on American soil, or on a U.S. fleet overseas. CLIP
U.S. Threat to Attack Iran with Nukes is "Criminal" (October 11, 2010) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21402
The U.S. today is threatening to attack Iran "under the completely bogus pretext" that it might have a nuclear weapon, a distinguished American international legal authority says. When Obama administration officials, like those of the Bush regime before it, say "all options are on the table," they are threatening nuclear war and that is prohibited by international law, says Francis Boyle, professor of international law at the University of Illinois at Champaign. Not only has the International Atomic Energy Commission said this charge against Iran "is simply not true," Boyle pointed out, but threatening Iran with nuclear war in itself constitutes an international crime. "If we don't act now, Obama and his people could very well set off a Third World War over Iran that has already been threatened publicly by (President George W.) Bush Jr.," he asserted. In a speech on nuclear deterrence to the 18th conference on "Direct Democracy" in Feldkirch, Austria, Boyle said it has been estimated an attack on Iran with tactical nuclear weapons by the U.S. and Israel could kill nearly 3-million people. (Boyle charges the U.S. has already committed "acts of aggression against Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen, and has authorized, armed, equipped, and supplied Israel to commit...outright genocide against Lebanon and Palestine.") Nuclear weapons and "nuclear deterrence" have "never been legitimate instruments of state policy but have always constituted instrumentalities of internationally lawless and criminal behavior," Boyle said.
(...) In a related development, the Associated Press reported October 9, "From the 1950s' Pentagon to today's Obama administration, the United States has repeatedly pondered, planned and threatened use of nuclear weapons against North Korea, according to declassified and other U.S. government documents released in this 60th-anniversary year of the Korean War." "Just this past April," AP writers Charles Hanley and Randy Herschaft said, "issuing a U.S. Nuclear Posture Review, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said "all options are on the table" for dealing with Pyongyang---meaning U.S. nuclear strikes are not ruled out." During the Korean War (1950-53), U.S. Air Force bombers flew nuclear rehearsal runs over North Korea's capital and on August 20, 1953, after the fighting ended, the Strategic Air Command sent Air Force headquarters a plan for "an air atomic offensive against China, Manchuria, and North Korea" if the Communists resumed hostilities. Called OpPlan 8-53, it advocated use of "large numbers of atomic weapons. President Jimmy Carter scaled back the U.S. nuclear arsenal in South Korea and its complete withdrawal was announced in 1991, "although the North Koreans at times accuse the U.S. of maintaining a secret nuclear stockpile," AP says. Korea specialists generally accept Pyongyang's stated rationale that it sought its own bomb for defensive reasons in response to U.S. positioning of nuclear weapons in South Korea, AP reported.
Pentagon Partners With NATO To Create Global Cyber Warfare System (October 9, 2010) A NEW "BATTLEFIELD' IN THE PERPETUAL WAR THE PENTAGON IS WAGING AGAINST THE WHOLE WORLD http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21366
U.S. Cyber Command is scheduled to be activated this month, in the words of a Reuters dispatch "ready to go to war in cyberspace" with full operational capability. The launching of the world's first multi-service - with the involvement of all major branches of the U.S. armed forces: Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy - military command is being coordinated with a complementary initiative by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Europe, the joint effort striving toward a worldwide cyber warfare system. (...) "Cyberspace has evolved into a new warfighter domain. "Cyberspace has proven equal and just as important as air, sea, land and space as a domain. It's clear that it must be defended and operationalized." His characterization of cyber space as the fifth military domain is consistent with the standard use of that trope by Pentagon officials, a variant of which is fifth battlespace.  When the leaders of the mightiest military in the history of the world discuss adding a new dimension to the traditional ones of infantry, air force, navy, marine, and satellite and missile operations, they are planning not only for an extension of warfare preparations to a new realm but into one which is related to and in many ways dominates the others. CLIP
Dangerous Crossroads: US War Games in Asia Target China, Russia and North Korea - Drills around China raise temp (September 25, 2010) WHEN A GLOBAL BULLY - THE US - FLEXES ITS MILITARY MUSCLES, IT IS BOUND TO ANTAGONIZE THOSE WHO FEEL THREATENED BY THIS PROJECTION OF MIGHT AND MAY SOW THE SEEDS OF YET ANOTHER ARMS RACE AND EVEN THE VERY THING THE BULLYING INTENDS TO PREVENT: WAR http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=21195
"The purpose of these military drills launched by the US is to target multiple countries including China, Russia and North Korea and to build up strategic ties with its allied countries like Japan and South Korea." China and other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) wrapped up their largest ever anti-terrorism military drill Monday in Kazakhstan, the China News Service (CNS) reported.More than 5,000 air force and army soldiers from five SCO member states, China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, participated in the 16-day military drill dubbed "Peace Mission 2010."The most advanced aircraft manufactured in China, the J-10 fighter jets, flew directly to a foreign country to engage in a military mission for the first time and some of China's top military equipment were also included in the exercise."The strategy behind the SCO anti-terror military drill is to unite countries in Central Asia and help them crack down on extremists who conduct terrorist activities through international organizations that may pose a threat to the safety of a legitimate government," Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo, a senior researcher at the Chinese Navy's Equipment Research Center, told the Global Times Monday. The "Peace Mission 2010" was just one of several military drills that China participated in this year. The East China Sea Fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army carried out military exercises with live ammunition in the East China Sea late June and air defense forces in East China's Shandong Province conducted firing practices in early August, reports said. The US and some of China's neighboring countries are also conducting joint military exercises this year. Soon after the US and South Korea staged a joint military drill in the Yellow Sea in July, the US and India are expected to hold an exercise this week at a US military base in Okinawa, Japan. The two countries are also discussing a transport aircraft deal worth $3.5 billion, Indian media reports said."A series of military drills initiated by the US and China's neighboring countries showed that the US wants to increase its military presence in Asia," said Yin."The purpose of these military drills launched by the US is to target multiple countries including China, Russia and North Korea and to build up strategic ties with its allied countries like Japan and South Korea," Yin added.Song Xiaojun, a Beijing-based military expert, told the Global Times Monday that the US is trying to build a disturbing circle around China's coastal areas through military and diplomatic measures. CLIP
Does anyone remember the cakewalk war that would last six weeks, cost $50-$60 billion, and be paid for out of Iraqi oil revenues?
Does anyone remember that White House economist Lawrence Lindsey was fired by Dubya because Lindsey estimated that the Iraq war could cost as much as $200 billion?
Lindsey was fired for over-estimating the cost of a war that, according to Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes, has cost 15 times more than Lindsey estimated. And the US still has 50,000 troops in Iraq.
Does anyone remember that just prior to the US invasion of Iraq, the US government declared victory over the Taliban in Afghanistan?
Does anyone remember that the reason Dubya gave for invading Iraq was Saddam Husseins weapons of mass destruction, weapons that the US government knew did not exist?
Are Americans aware that the same neoconservarives who made these fantastic mistakes, or told these fabulous lies, are still in control of the government in Washington?
The war on terror is now in its tenth year. What is it really all about?
The bottom line answer is that the war on terror is about creating real terrorists. The US government desperately needs real terrorists in order to justify its expansion of its wars against Muslim countries and to keep the American people sufficiently fearful that they continue to accept the police state that provides security from terrorists, but not from the government that has discarded civil liberties.
The US government creates terrorists by invading Muslim countries, wrecking infrastructure and killing vast numbers of civilians. The US also creates terrorists by installing puppet governments to rule over Muslims and by using the puppet governments to murder and persecute citizens as is occurring on a vast scale in Pakistan today.
Neoconservatives used 9/11 to launch their plan for US world hegemony. Their plan fit with the interests of Americas ruling oligarchies. Wars are good for the profits of the military/security complex, about which President Eisenhower warned us in vain a half century ago. American hegemony is good for the oil industrys control over resources and resource flows. The transformation of the Middle East into a vast American puppet state serves well the Israel Lobbys Zionist aspirations for Israeli territorial expansion.
Most Americans cannot see what is happening because of their conditioning. Most Americans believe that their government is the best on earth, that it is morally motivated to help others and to do good, that it rushes aid to countries where there is famine and natural catastrophes. Most believe that their presidents tell the truth, except about their sexual affairs.
The persistence of these delusions is extraordinary in the face of daily headlines that report US government bullying of, and interference with, virtually every country on earth. The US policy is to buy off, overthrow, or make war on leaders of other countries who represent their peoples interests instead of American interests. A recent victim was the president of Honduras who had the wild idea that the Honduran government should serve the Honduran people.
The American government was able to have the Honduran president discarded, because the Honduran military is trained and supplied by the US military. It is the same case in Pakistan, where the US government has the Pakistani government making war on its own people by invading tribal areas that the Americans consider to be friendly to the Taliban, al Qaeda, militants and terrorists.
Earlier this year a deputy US Treasury secretary ordered Pakistan to raise taxes so that the Pakistani government could more effectively make war on its own citizens for the Americans. On October 14 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered Pakistan to again raise taxes or the US would withhold flood aid. Clinton pressured Americas European puppet states to do the same, expressing in the same breath that the US government was worried by British cuts in the military budget. God forbid that the hard-pressed British, still reeling from American financial fraud, dont allocate enough money to fight Americas wars.
On Washingtons orders, the Pakistani government launched a military offensive against Pakistani citizens in the Swat Valley that killed large numbers of Pakistanis and drove millions of civilians from their homes. Last July the US instructed Pakistan to send its troops against the Pakistani residents of North Waziristan. On July 6 Jason Ditz reported on antiwar.com that at Americas behest, Pakistan has launched offensives against [the Pakistani provinces of] Swat Valley, Bajaur, South Waziristan, Orakzai,and Khyber.
A week later Israels US Senator Carl Levin (D,MI) called for escalating the Obama Administrations policies of US airstrikes against Pakistans tribal areas. On September 30, the Pakistani newspaper, The Frontier Post, wrote that the American air strikes are, plain and simple, a naked aggression against Pakistan.
The US claims that its forces in Afghanistan have the right to cross into Pakistan in pursuit of militants. Recently US helicopter gunships killed three Pakistani soldiers who they mistook for Taliban. Pakistan closed the main US supply route to Afghanistan until the Americans apologized.
Pakistan warned Washington against future attacks. However, US military officials, under pressure from Obama to show progress in the endless Afghan war, responded to Pakistans warning by calling for expanding the Afghan war into Pakistan. On October 5 the Canadian journalist Eric Margolis wrote that the US edges closer to invading Pakistan.
In his book, Obamas Wars, Bob Woodward reports that Americas puppet president of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, believes that terrorist bombing attacks inside Pakistan for which the Taliban are blamed are in fact CIA operations designed to destabilize Pakistan and allow Washington to seize Pakistans nuclear weapons.
To keep Pakistan in line, the US government changed its position that the Times Square Bombing was the work of a lone wolf. Attorney General Eric Holder switched the blame to the Pakistani Taliban, and Secretary of State Clinton threatened Pakistan with very serious consequences for the unsuccessful Times Square bombing, which likely was a false flag operation aimed at Pakistan.
To further heighten tensions, on September 1 the eight members of a high-ranking Pakistani military delegation in route to a meeting in Tampa, Florida, with US Central Command, were rudely treated and detained as terrorist suspects at Washington DCs Dulles Airport.
For decades the US government has enabled repeated Israeli military aggression against Lebanon and now appears to be getting into gear for another Israeli assault on the former American protectorate of Lebanon. On October 14 the US government expressed its outrage that the Lebanese government had permitted a visit by Iranian President Ahmadinejad, who is the focus of Washingtons intense demonization efforts. Israels representatives in the US Congress threatened to stop US military aid to Lebanon, forgetting that US Rep. Howard Berman (D,CA) has had aid to Lebanon blocked since last August to punish Lebanon for a border clash with Israel.
Perhaps the most telling headline of all is the October 14 report, Somalias New American Primer Minister. An American has been installed as the Prime Minister of Somalia, an American puppet government in Mogadishu backed up by thousands of Ugandan troops paid by Washington.
This barely scratches the surface of Washingtons benevolence toward other countries and respect for their rights, borders, and lives of their citizens.
Meanwhile, to silence Wikileaks and to prevent any more revelations of American war crimes, the freedom and democracy government in DC has closed down Wikileaks donations by placing the organization on its watch list and by having the Australian puppet government blacklist Wikileaks.
Wikileaks is now akin to a terrorist organization. The American governments practice of silencing critics will spread across the Internet.
Remember, "they hate" us because we have "freedom and democracy", First Amendment rights, habeas corpus, respect for human rights, and show justice and mercy to all.
By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent - 13 Oct 2010
The exotic birds and animals of the tropics are disappearing at a catastrophic rate as the rich world strips poor countries of their natural resources, the WWF has warned.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) found wildlife in the tropics has declined by 60 per cent since 1970. Iconic species like tigers, turtles, gorillas and hundreds of birds such as the white-rumped vulture are in danger of going extinct, as well as thousands of lesser-known animals. Freshwater species in the tropics are down a disastrous 70 per cent, with animals like the Amazon river pink dolphin already dying out.
The report blamed the rate of human consumption, that has doubled in under fifty years, meaning rainforests are being cut down, the seas overfished and grassland ploughed up for farming.
The Living Planet Index found that the numbers of 2,500 species in 8,000 populations around the world has fallen by 30 per cent.
However wildlife in temperate climates has actually increased by 30 per cent in the last 40 years, as countries like Britain seek to protect species.
David Nussbaum, Chief Executive of WWF UK, said the disparity was caused by the rich world plundering the resources of the poor world, while protecting the environment in their own backyard.
He warned that if the trend continues the world will run not only run out of natural resources but damage the ecosystem services such as water cycles and clean air all humans rely on.
The loss of biodiversity and habitats undermines the natural systems upon which we depend for the food we eat, the air we breathe and the stable climate we need. The depletion of natural resources poses a major risk to our economic security because scarcity of resources and degraded natural systems will increase the price of food, raw materials and other commodities for both producers and consumers, he said.
The WWF calculated the ecological footprint of each country by measuring the amount of carbon, water and other resources consumed by an average person.
Overall the world is using 50 per cent more of the planets resources than the world can supply.
Rich countries like Britain are using three times the amount of resources than the planet can sustain, while countries in Africa use a fraction of what they are entitled to.
Mr Nussbaum said people in rich countries are consuming more because most of the food and products in the home are now manufactured from raw materials found in the tropics. For example green beans flown from Kenya, or cotton shirts manufactured in Bangladesh.
There is also a new trend for land grabbing, where rich countries with a high ecological footprint are buying up huge areas of the poor world to grow crops because they have run out of food and water.
Mr Nussbaum urged people to eat less meat and demand products with a lower carbon footprint.
At the same time, he said Governments should be moving towards a green economy where energy is generated from wind or solar so that people have a lower carbon footprint and are having less impact on the rest of the world
We have to recognise that our responsibility to the planet is not just about protecting the nature where we live but protecting nature around the world and making sure everybody can benefit from what nature provides for us," he said.
China's giant panda faces extinction in 'two to three generations' (17 Aug 2009) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/6041990/Chinas-giant-panda-faces-extinction-in-two-to-three-generations.html
The threat to the country's signature animal is caused by the increasing fragmentation of its living areas. This is making it difficult for different panda populations to inter-breed, said Fan Zhiyong, a leading conservationist and the species programme director for the World Wide Fund for Nature in China. "If the panda cannot mate with those from other habitats, it may face extinction within two to three generations," Mr Fan told the state-run Global Times newspaper. "We have to act now." Many Chinese panda populations are living in belts of bamboo less then a mile wide, leaving them dangerously vulnerable to human interference, he said.In-breeding among pandas, who are notoriously selective when it comes to mating in captivity, leads to reduced resistance to disease and lower reproductive rates."The construction of highways at nature reserves permanently dissects the panda's habitat, obstructing migration, mating and healthy gene exchange," Mr Fan said. "We may have to give up building some infrastructure or the panda will face a bigger threat to its existence than in 1980," he said. Wild panda numbers dropped to as low as 1,000 in the late 1970s, but a painstaking conservation programme has increased numbers to around 1,600 today scattered across six mountain ranges in southwestern China. However, according to WWF estimates, 43 per cent of panda habitats and 29 per cent of its population are not yet effectively protected by nature reserves and protected areas. The conservation programme was suffered a set-back last year when the Wolong Reserve was devastated in the Sichuan earthquake. Restoring the reserve is now Mr Fan's top priority.
IF YOU STILL PUT A CELLPHONE TO YOUR HEAD AND KEEP IT ON IN YOUR POCKET, PLEASE TAKE A COUPLE MINUTES TO READ THIS AND STAY AWAY FROM THIS DAMN BRAIN-KILLING THING. THE SAME WARNING APPLIES TO YOUR CORDLESS PHONE AT HOME. THESE COULD BE EVEN MORE DANGEROUS. ALWAYS USE A LANDLINE WHENEVER POSSIBLE AND LIMIT CELLPHONE USE ONLY TO EMERGENCY, USING IT ON SPEAKER PHONE OR WITH AN EAR PIECE (although this does not entirely protect you, but the air tube headsets - bringing the sound to your ear through and air tube instead of a connecting wire - should offer a better protection - find out more through this LINK and this one through Amazon seems to be the cheapest)
A new book probes the connection between mobile devices and a host of health problems -- with frightening results
BY THOMAS ROGERS - OCT 10, 2010
Strange how hard it is to remember a time before cellphones. Mobile phones have changed the way we spend our leisure time, the way we work and how we consume everything from groceries to news stories. Some countries even set up centers to treat those "addicted" to iPhones or BlackBerrys. But, as a new book shows, cellphones may actually be doing damage to far more than our attention spans -- and could, in fact, be killing us.
In "Disconnect," Devra Davis, a scientist and National Book Award finalist for "When Smoke Ran Like Water," looks at the connection between cellphones and health problems, with some disturbing results. Recent studies have tied cellphone use to rises in brain damage, cheek cancer and malfunctioning sperm. She reveals the unsettling fact that many new cellphones now come with the small-print warning that they are to be kept at least one-inch from the ear (presumably for safety reasons) and many insurance companies refuse to insure cellphone companies against health-related claims. Most troubling of all, science has shown that children and teenagers are particularly susceptible to cellphone radiation, raising questions about its effects on coming generations.
Salon spoke to Davis, via land line, about the real dangers of cellphone use, the industry's coverup and what we can do to protect ourselves and our children.
What to you is the most compelling evidence that links cellphones to brain cancer?
The brain cancer connection is in fact a very complicated one. Cancer can take a long time to develop. After the Hiroshima bomb fell, there was no increase in brain cancer for 10 years, even 20 years afterward. Forty years later, there was a significant increase in brain cancer in people who survived the bombing. Now, for studies of people who have been heavy cellphone users (defined as someone who has made a half-hour call a day for 10 years), there is a 50 percent increase in brain cancer overall. And among the heaviest users there's a two- to fourfold increased risk.
And what is the compelling evidence to suggest that cellphones might be tied to sterility in men?
In 2008, researchers found that men with the lowest sperm counts were significantly more likely to keep their phones on their bodies all the time. And it's been found that the sperm exposed to the highest level of radiation from the phone were the most deformed and the worst swimmers. An Australian team led by a fellow named John Aitkin believes that cellphone radiation weakens the ability of the sperm cell to swim because it's affecting mitochondrial DNA (mitochondria are basically the engines of the cell). Very similar work was done at one of the top research institutions in Turkey, and in Poland, Hungary and India.
We've only really been using cellphones for 10 years. Isn't it a bit early to be drawing these kinds of conclusions?
Well, that's actually not true. Heavy use of cellphones in the United States is a very recent phenomenon for the general population. In the year 2000, fewer than half of us regularly used cellphones. Now almost all of us do. If there's a 10-year latency, we still have to wait another five years in the United States to see any general population impacts.
You have to look at all of the evidence and not simply wait for proof of human harm or sick people or dead people. If the debate becomes, "Do we have sufficient proof of human harm?" that means we're waiting another 20 years. That means we will potentially have an epidemic before we act to prevent harm. Now, some people could be very cynical and say, look, brain cancer is relatively rare so even if it doubles or quadruples it's still rare. But it's also, at this point, mostly incurable.
Why are young people so much more at risk?
Their brains are not fully protected with myelin. Myelin is a kind of fatty sheath that goes around neurons [brain cells] and helps to enhance judgment and a whole bunch of other things, like impulse control. Their skulls are also thinner, and a thinner skull admits more radiation. We now know that the young brain doesn't mature until the mid-20s, later in boys than girls. We need to be much more vigilant about protecting the young brain because it is more vulnerable. We know that from work that's been done on lead and a number of other agents.
If this research is really as convincing as it seems to be, then why hasn't it created a widespread uproar?
Well, it has in France. Bills passed both houses of the French national government this spring that ban the marketing and creation of phones uniquely for children. It's also had an impact in Israel, a country that is very sophisticated in its use of radar and microwaves, and Finland, both of which have issued warnings.
But think about the fine print warning that comes with BlackBerry Torch. It says, If you keep the phone in your pocket, it can exceed the FCC exposure guidelines. What's that supposed to tell you? It sounds like that phone cannot safely be put in your pocket -- well, where do they expect people to keep them?
A lot of people are going to have a lot of problems downgrading their cellphone use. In my case, my cellphone is my only phone. If I turn it off, I'm literally unreachable and, given that I work in the media, that's kind of a tough situation. I think that's going to be an obstacle for a lot of people.
I'm a big user myself, but what I do is I text, and use speakerphone or an earpiece. I don't keep the phone on my body or in my pocket. The phone companies are warning people about this now for a reason. I recently spoke to someone at Bell Canada who was just given his new phone and was asked to sign a statement that he had read the manual. He said: "Why am I supposed to sign this statement? So when and if I develop cancer years later I can't sue them?" The manual tells him "hold the phone .9 inches from the body," which nobody does.
Do smart phones, like iPhones and BlackBerrys, emit more radiation than regular phones? Are they more dangerous?
It's not the amount of radiation, necessarily. It's the pulsed nature of the signal. It's like: You can snap a rubber band, and it's fine; but if you keep snapping it over and over again, it will break. Smart phones are constantly looking for signals, and it's that sudden stopping and starting that I'm concerned about, not the total amount. There are also a number of appalling apps for smart phones that have arisen for children, that I'm really concerned about. One of them allows you to download white noise so you can then put the phone under the baby's pillow and get the child to go to sleep. There are also children's books that you can download to your phone, and then have the kid sit and play with them.
But it depends on how you use your smart phones. If you keep them on and on your body you are violating the manufacturer's recommendations and violating the exposure guidelines.
Is there any prospect of phones becoming safer from a manufacturing standpoint?
I know that phones can be designed more safely because I know there are patents on safer designs, some of which are held by friends of mine, some held by the phone companies themselves. There are technological improvements in the wings, and that's going to make the epidemiology close to impossible. Because, remember, in the beginning they said, well, yes, unfiltered cigarettes are a problem; if we put filters on they're going to be safe.
The book also describes the aggressive push-back by people affiliated with the cellphone industry against scientists whose findings point to safety concerns -- including, in one case, a campaign to discredit someone's findings by accusing them of manufacturing evidence. It's pretty explosive stuff.
I think it might have started out as nothing more than companies wanting to make profits, and wanting to keep their products in a positive light. Companies are allowed to make profits; I'm not opposed to that. And I imagine people genuinely thought these kinds of dangers from radiation weren't possible, because the physics paradigm [at the time] said it wasn't. But it has since been morphed into something worse. Now even the insurance industry is listening to scientists. Many companies are no longer providing coverage for health damage from cellphones.
We need to be more sophisticated as a society in using experimental data where we have it. We have experimental data on sperm counts. We have experimental data on brain cell damage. We have experimental data on biological markers that we know increase the risk of cancer. These are the same debates that went out over passive smoking, over active smoking, over asbestos, over benzene, over vinyl chloride. They said we don't have enough sick or dead people. The consequence was to continue exposing people. Is there anybody in the world who believes we should have waited as long as we did?
Related book and videos:
Disconnect: The Truth about Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family - by Devra Davis http://search.barnesandnoble.com/books/product.aspx?r=1&isbn=9780525951940&itm=1&usri=disconnect+the+truth+about+cell+phone+radiation&afsrc=1
Synopsis - The much-anticipated, explosive expose of how cell phone use damages brain cells, especially in children, by one of the world's foremost scientific experts in the field.Devra Davis presents an array of recent and long suppressed research in this timely bombshell. Cell phone radiation is a national emergency. Stunningly, the most popular gadget of our age has now been shown to damage DNA, break down the brain's defenses, and reduce sperm count while increasing memory loss, the risk of Alzheimer's disease, and even cancer. The growing brains of children make them especially vulnerable. And half of the world's four billion cell phone used by people under twenty. Davis, the founding director of the toxicology and environmental studies board at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, takes readers through the dark side of this trillion-dollar industry. Health experts have long been frozen out of policy-making decisions about cell phones; federal regulatory standards are set by the cell phone industry itself. Cell phone manufacturers have borrowed the playbook of the tobacco industry. One secret memo reveals their war plan against reports of cell phone dangers. Among a host of fascinating characters, Davis introduces Om P. Gandhi, a world expert on how cell phone radiation penetrates the human brain. Once a consultant to major cell phone companies, Gandhi now refuses to work with them. Franz Adlkofer led the multi-lab study that showed once and for all that brain cell DNA is unraveled by cell phone microwave radiation-and, as Davis dramatically portrays, it nearly cost him his career. As this eye-opening call to action shows, we can make safer cell phones now. Why would we put our children at risk of a devastating epidemic of brain illness in the years to come?
Reader Rating - Posted September 29, 2010 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/books/product.aspx?r=1&isbn=9780525951940&itm=1&usri=disconnect+the+truth+about+cell+phone+radiation&afsrc=1#TABS
The book is beyond amazing. Very well written, accessible for a broad readership, and very well researched and documented. It addresses a crucial issue with tremendous medical and public health implications worldwide: the increasing danger that humankind faces from the use of radio frequency-emitting devices, such as cell phones, which is taking shape as the most important public health crisis of our time. After reading this excellent book written by Devra Davis, you will learn a lot about published and well-known facts from the scientific literature, facts that have been known, sometimes for decades, but the telecommunication industry does not want you to know them. Some findings described in this book come from as long as 4-5 decades ago, and reveal that radio frequency, the same type of radiation that is emitted by cell phones, causes serious harm to the human body. The book will reveal how both scientists and the industry have, for decades, known about the adverse effects that radio frequency causes on the brain. It will tell you how radio frequency is, in fact, being used in clinical medicine, to allow drugs to penetrate into the brain of cancer patients, where they kill tumor cells. If radio frequency can be used in this way, to allow medication from the bloodstream to penetrate the brain and treat tumors, imagine what happens when the same radio frequency allows all the chemicals and toxins from the blood, which are normally kept away from the nervous system, to enter the brain and cause disease! This book will also tell you how SAR, which is used to measure the absorption of radiation emitted from cell phones, was developed for the adult male who is over 6 feet tall, weighs 200 pounds, and uses the phone for a 6 minute conversation. What happens to males who have a different body type, to women, or to children, is anyone's guess, but it is clear that the they absorb much more radiation than SAR values of the respective phones indicate. This book is a pillar of public health, and should become an indispensable reference for anyone who is interested in the health and well-being of our generation and of generations to come. After you read it, you will realize that you will need to read it again, and then again. The wealth of information and the evidence that Devra Davis presents in her important book, are something that every human being should share with everyone they know. Buy this book, and recommend it to everyone you know and care about - the information that you will learn is empowering and it will allow you to make the best decisions for your health, and for the health of your family and friends.
Cellphone Casualties - Pt. 3 of Cellphones & Health ABSOLUTE MUST WATCH!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsf1ujR4pkU
YOU MUST listen to Dr. Devra Davis - Epidemiologist, Founder - EnvironmentalHealthTrust.org and author of Disconnect. She says categorically that the epidemic of cancers that is soon to explode around the world will be WORST than the cancers caused by smoking tobacco. You will also hear VERY EMOTIONAL brain tumour survivors and interviews with loved ones of victims - If you are not deeply touched by these testimonials you may wondering if you are brain and heart dead... No words can explain the pain and loss of those who have suffered brain cancer or the death of a loved one from cell phone use. As the US attorney in this interview states, it is fraud on the part of the telecommunications industry not to provide warnings on the dangers of their products, given that undesirable health effects from non-ionizing radiation exposure have been known about for decades. These victims of the telecommunications industry are speaking out to warn others, especially children, so that individuals can protect themselves by reducing unsafe exposure to wireless technology which emits harmful radiation. Please share this information as much as possible. Then watch Cellphones & Your Health - Pt. 1 and Cellphones & Your Health - Pt. 2 - Q&A and soon you'll dream of the day when all the cell phone industry CEOs and their henchmen will be dragged and tried in court as the killers they are and held responsible for the millions of cancers and deaths their despicable greed, criminal activity and misleading spin, lies and concealment of information have caused worldwide.
Researchers push for new cell phone safety standards (September 14, 2009) TO NO AVAIL SO FAR!! http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-10352762-266.html
WASHINGTON--Scientists studying the effects of cell phone radiation on humans are calling for the Federal Communications Commission to update its current standards for what it considers to be a "safe" cell phone.At an international conference here this week, sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the University of Pittsburgh, researchers from different scientific disciplines have indicated that the current safety standards used in the U.S. for cell phones are not enough to protect the public. The sentiment was echoed through testimony Monday at a Senate hearing for the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, chaired by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)."In the present situation of scientific uncertainty... the statements that the use of mobile phones is safe, are premature," Dariusz Leszcynski, a researcher for the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland, said in his testimony before the subcommittee. "In my opinion the current safety standards are not sufficiently supported because of the very limited research on human volunteers, children, and on the effects of long-term exposures in humans." Leszcynski's agency has issued two advisories to the public warning them about the use of cell phones. The most recent warning came this year. In January, the government agency issued a warning to parents to limit their children's use of cell phones. CLIP
Environmental Health Trust http://environmentalhealthtrust.org/
Environmental Health Trust educates individuals, health professionals and communities about controllable environmental health risks and policy changes needed to reduce those risks. Current multi-media projects include: local and national campaigns to ban smoking and asbestos; working with international physician and worker safety groups to warn about the risks of inappropriate use of diagnostic radiation and cell phones, exploring what factors lie behind puzzlingly high rates of fibroid tumors, breast cancer and endometriosis in young African American women, and building environmental wellness programs in Wyoming and Pennsylvania to address the environmental impacts of energy development, the built environment and radon.
Environmental Health Trust was created with the goal of promoting health and preventing disease one person, one community and one nation at a time. Capitalizing on growing public interest in my popular books, When Smoke Ran Like Water (Tales Of Environmental Deception And The Battle Against Pollution), a National Book Award Finalist, and The Secret History of the War on Cancer, and recent documentary films.
The Secret History of the War on Cancer http://www.amazon.com/Secret-History-War-Cancer/dp/0465015689/ref=pd_sim_b_1
Why has the War on Cancer languished, focusing mainly on finding and treating the disease and downplaying the need to control and combat cancers basic causestobacco, the workplace, radiation, and the general environment? This war has targeted the wrong enemies with the wrong weapons, failing to address well-known cancer causes. As epidemiologist Devra Davis shows in this superbly researched exposé, this is no accident. The War on Cancer has followed the commercial interests of industries that generated a host of cancer-causing materials and products. This is the gripping story of a major public health effort diverted and distorted for private gain that is being reclaimed through efforts to green health care and the environment.
Digital Portable Phones and Microwave Radiation on the Electrosensitive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EI9fZX4iww
Study shows, unequivocally, that microwave radiation from a cordless digital phone base station operating at 2.4 gigahertz immediately affects the heart causing arrhythmia and tachycardia (irregular and rapid heart rate) at non-thermal levels well below federal guidelines.
Hidden health risk in mobiles: Phone giants accused of burying warnings in small print
By SEAN POULTER -- 10th October 2010
Health risk: Mobile phone firms have been accused of concealing warnings about their handsets
Mobile phone firms have been accused of concealing warnings about the health risks of using their handsets.
A warning that Apples popular iPhone should be kept at least 15mm away from the body is buried deep inside the manual.
BlackBerry goes even further, saying customers should use their devices hands-free or keep them an inch from the body including the abdomen of pregnant women and the lower abdomen of teenagers. Again, this advice is hidden in the instruction booklet.
All other manufacturers, including Nokia and HTC, carry similar small-print warnings despite insisting that holding mobiles against the ear and head is harmless.
Health campaigners and politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are calling for clear warnings to be put on handset boxes.
They are also demanding a public education campaign, starting in schools, to advise on the safe use of the devices.
Alasdair Philips, of Powerwatch, an independent group which investigates the safety of mobile phones, said: Most people have no idea about these warnings.
The safety advice should be included on the boxes and far more prominently in the getting started section of user guides and not just in the detail at the back that hardly anyone reads.
This should be only part of a much wider public education campaign that begins in the schools.
The safety advice in manuals is designed to limit so-called Radio Frequency exposure. This is said to heat body tissue and some inconclusive research suggests it is linked to tumours in the brain.
THE SMALL PRINT
Blackberry torch: Use hands-free operation if it is available and keep at least 0.98in (25mm) from your body when turned on and connected to the wireless network. Reduce call time.
Apple iPhone: When using near your body for voice calls or for wireless network data, keep iPhone at least 15mm (5/8in) away from the body and only use accessories that do not have metal parts. Again maintain at least 15mm separation from the body.
Nokia C6: Maintain a normal use position at the ear at least 15mm (5/8in) away from the body. Any accessory should not contain metal and should position the device the above-stated distance from the body.
Most RF exposure comes from the antenna and it can increase when a phone is kept in a pocket because phones increase their power output when a network signal weakens.
Men who carry handsets on their belt or in their pockets with the keypad facing outward will suffer higher exposure because the antenna, which is always at the back, is close to the body.
SAR Specific Absorption Rate is the standard industry measurement for the amount of RF energy the body absorbs.
Mr Philips said: When a phone has to power up, it sends high SAR power into the trunk and towards the kidneys and liver. It can be the testicles if in a trouser pocket.
Some girls carry them in chest bags which hang just below their breasts. Breasts, eyes and testicles absorb external RF energy the most. Blood-rich organs, such as the liver, kidneys and heart are among the top energy absorbers.
The ovaries and foetus are relatively well protected by the trunk, but it obviously makes sense to keep the handset away from those areas, especially the foetus in the first six months. Many later-life causes of ill health are increasingly being recognised as having their roots in foetal exposure to chemicals, hormones, radiation of various sorts.
He said most handsets also put out pulsed ELF magnetic fields which travel further into the body than RF signals. These are associated with childhood leukaemia and some adult cancers.
Caroline Lucas, Green Party leader and MP, said: Greens have never said dont use mobile phones, but we have always said that as with any other technology, we need to make people aware of any potential risks and give clear guidance regarding the safest possible use, so we can get the maximum benefit from the technology with the least possible risk.
Mobile phone firms are legally required to advise customers on how to minimise RF exposure and use their manuals to do so.
Michael Milligan of the Mobile Manufacturers Forum said: A mobile phone can always be used up against the head without the need for this separation, because phones are designed to have the antenna far enough away from the head when making a call.
Every mobile phone model is tested to make sure they meet national and international exposure limits for exposure to Radio Frequency emissions, before they can be sold in the UK or elsewhere.
However, many new phones are so slim, antennas will be closer to the head than distances recommended by many manufacturers.
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