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Cast Iron Cooking: One Of The Best Investments A Prepper Can Make

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Years ago, I made an investment into cast iron skillets to use in an off-grid environment. We frequently went camping and I needed to find cookware that could be used indoors, as well as outdoors. Additionally, I had just started reading about all of the health risks related to non-stick cookware and the perfluorocarbons (PFCs), a chemical linked to liver damage, cancer, developmental problems. PFCs are released from nonstick pans in the form of fumes when pans are heated on high heat. They can be inhaled and even ingested when the surface of the pan gets scratched. After reading about this, I made the decision not to gamble with my family’s health. I was introduced to the Lodge brand cast iron ware and have never looked back.

At first, I started out with the very basic 3-quart combo cooker. It comes with a Dutch oven with a handle and a skillet that can be used as a lid. I have made everything from my famous (well, my family thinks it is) cornbread, to braising tough pieces of meat, to baking cakes – it really is that versatile. As my fellow cast iron cookers will probably understand, I fell in love with this type of cookware and quickly added onto to my meager collection and purchased a 5-piece set.

There are two types of cast iron cookware sets – the enamel coated and the traditional cast iron cookware. This article is based on cooking with the traditional set. There is nothing wrong with the enamel coated sets, but I have only used the traditional.

So, Why Are Cast Iron Pots So Great?

Cast iron pots are built to last! They are made from pouring molten iron into molds.

“The molten cast iron is poured down between two sand molds to create each piece of cast iron, then the formed cookware is shaken and tumbled to remove molding sand. The cookware is shot blasted with a fine steel shot to remove any residual molding sand, then it’s ground, polished, rinsed, and hung to dry with a steam dryer.”  Source

Once the pots are formed, the iron pot will have tiny pores that absorb flavors and grease, which, over time create that natural, non-stick “seasoned” surface we all love.

A quick note about Dutch ovens

Did you know that a Dutch oven was among the gear Lewis and Clark carried when they explored the great American Northwest in 1804–1806?  Perhaps they brought it because you can cook or bake virtually anything in them. As well, Dutch ovens are called ovens because they utilize convection heat transfer like an actual oven does. Dutch ovens are built with heavy walls and lids so the heat is trapped inside creating a circulating convection wave that evenly cooks the food.

Many suggest not to fill your Dutch oven over two-thirds full in order to create proper convection throughout the food. Over the years we’ve modified old family favorites for use in a Dutch oven as well as finding new ones.  Here are a few recipes that we have come to love, especially when cooked in our Dutch oven.

Cast Iron Cookware is Highly Recommended in the Prepper/Survival Community

Those preparing for long-term emergencies where power could be disrupted for days, weeks or longer should consider investing in cast iron pots. The reason being is this type of cookware was made to last! As well, they are a suitable alternative cooking source to use in preparing food in an off-grid environment. Because they can take a beating and be used with large amounts of heat, they can be used over hot coals, on a grill or oven an open flame. As well, they are easy to prepare food in. Many underestimate how stressful an off-grid emergency is and you will want convenient cooking methods at your disposal.

Read about the 10 Rules For Your Emergency Food Pantry

You will literally want a way that you can quickly add foods and not worry about them burning. The main drawback to cast iron is the sheer weight of this type of cookware. Therefore, I suggest you have them already at your bug out location or, if you decide to bug in, have them on hand.

Here are some other great reasons why cast iron would be a great investment for preppers.

10 Reasons Why Cast Iron Cookware Is So Awesome!

  1. Can last a lifetime. The folks over at Lodge Cast Iron Manufacturing boast that “Because you create, maintain, and even repair the “seasoning”, your cookware can last 100 years or more. Chemical non-stick coating cannot be repaired, limiting lifespan.”
  2. Off Grid capable
  3. Retains heat and evenly distributes it more efficiently
  4. Perfect texture in foods. crispy/moist
  5. Best bang for your buck! While nonstick skillets have to be replaced over time, cast iron products gets better over time.
  6. If seasoned properly, cast iron has a natural nonstick coating and will not need as much oil as other pots would need to cook food on.
  7. Efficient for all types of cooking. One aspect that I love about cast iron is I can start a meal on the stove and finish it in the oven. That means less dishes to clean.
  8. It’s chemical-free! So you do not have to worry about chemicals leaching into your food.
  9. Easy to clean
  10. It can double as a deadly weapon. Have you ever known anyone to get up after being hit with a cast iron skillet? I didn’t think so.

As well, there are health benefits attributed to using cast iron cooking sets. While cast iron do not leach chemicals, it can transfer some iron into your food. Since iron deficiency is fairly common worldwide, (especially among women), this is not a bad thing. In fact, 10% of American women are iron-deficient. Cooking food, especially something acidic like tomato sauce in a cast-iron skillet can increase iron content, by as much as 20 times. If you suffer from too much iron in your body system, consult a physician about whether or not to use cast iron cookware.

Caring for Cast Iron

To soap, or not to soap. There is some controversy in applying water and soap to cast iron. Some feel that soap will break up the tiny oil molecules that are embedded on the pan and make it not-so-nonstick and ruin all of your seasoning efforts. It’s also possible that the next thing you cook will have a slightly soapy taste to it! According to Lodge Cast Iron Manufacturing, these are the proper steps to take when cleaning and seasoning your cast iron cookware:

For Minimal Cleaning:

  1. Hand wash. Dry immediately—even before first use.
  2. Rub with a light coat of vegetable oil after every wash.
  3. How much oil? Enough to restore the sheen, without being “sticky”.
  4. Why? To keep the iron “seasoned” and protected from moisture.

 

Tips of Cleaning:

As well, avoid using abrasive cleaners, steel wool and putting your cast iron cookware in the dishwasher as this can strip the sacred seasoning off. These are cast iron cooking no-no’s. If there is bits of food stuck to the pan, use coarse salt and gently scrub until the food comes off. As well, many recommend that you clean the skillet immediately after use, while it is still hot or warm. This isn’t the type of cookware that you can fill with soapy water and set it on the counter overnight. Doing so could cause the cast iron to rust.

Tips For Seasoning:

That lovely sheen on cast-iron cookware is the sign of a well-seasoned pan, which renders it virtually nonstick.

To season your cast-iron skillet: 

  1. Rub it with a relatively thin coat of neutral cooking oil, such as vegetable oil.
  2. Place the lightly-oiled cast iron pan, upside down, in the oven, with a sheet of aluminum foil on the bottom to catch any drips. Heat the pan for 30 minutes in a 450 to 500 degree F. oven. Once done, turn off the oven, and let the pan cool to room temperature in the oven. Repeating this process several times is recommended as it will help create a stronger “seasoning” bond. I usually do this process 3 to 4 times. NOTE: Seasoning cast iron pans does generate smoke similar to cooking in a dirty oven.
    Note: The oil fills the cavities and becomes entrenched in them, as well as rounding off the peaks. By seasoning a new pan, the cooking surface develops a nonstick quality because the formerly jagged and pitted surface becomes smooth. Also, because the pores are permeated with oil, water cannot seep in and create rust that would give food an off-flavor. Your ironware will be slightly discolored at this stage, but a couple of frying jobs will help complete the cure, and turn the iron into the rich, black color that is the sign of a well-seasoned, well-used skillet or pot.
  3. Never put cold liquids into a very hot cast iron pan or oven. They will crack on the spot!
  4. Be careful when cooking with your cast iron pans on an electric range, because the burners create hot spots that can warp cast iron or even cause it to crack. Be sure to preheat the iron very slowly when using an electric range and keep the settings to medium or even medium-low.

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Also,  if the pan does get rusty or lose its seasoning at any point, you can always re-season it and get a fresh start. Learn how to refurbish and re-season rusty cast iron.

To conclude, cast iron pots and Dutch ovens may seem old-fashioned to some, but for those who are looking at making long-term living investments for sustainable living, this is the cookware of your dreams. They are dependable and are cooking work horses suitable for indoor cooking or in off-grid environments and are easy to care for.


Tess Pennington is the editor for ReadyNutrition.com. After joining the Dallas chapter of the American Red Cross in 1999, Tess worked as an Armed Forces Emergency Services Center specialist and is well versed in emergency and disaster management and response. Tess is the author of The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals. When a catastrophic collapse cripples society, grocery store shelves will empty within days. But by following Tess’s tips for stocking, organizing, and maintaining a proper emergency food supply, your family will have plenty to eat for weeks, months, or even years.

“Germs” Help The Body Produce Vitamin C: Breakthrough Discovery

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Groundbreaking new research indicates that humans are capable of synthesizing vitamin C via their highly complex and capable microbiome.

We live in a time and age where decades old assumptions about the human body are being overturned on a surprisingly regular basis. For instance, bodily cells were recently found to communicate inheritable information to sex cells (e.g. sperm) capable of being passed down to the next generation, effectively challenging the exclusivity of Darwinian forms of inheritance in favor of including the long denied Larmarckian view. Last year, edible plant material was found to ‘talk’ to the cells in our body via nanoparticles known as exosomes that regulate the expression of our DNA, as well as other important physiological pathways. This month, we reported on research showing that mammalian cells are capable of extracting energy directly through the sun with the help of the ‘plant blood’ molecule chlorophyll. Even more amazing may be Gerald Pollack’s notion that water’s hypothesized fourth phase acts like a battery within the body, providing a continuous source of sunlight-driven energy that requires no intermediary to convert directly to biochemical energy through the charge separation it affects in water.

These are only small sampling of new, scientifically confirmed discoveries that fly in the face of conventional scientific wisdom, opening up possibilities in nutrition and medicine that may contribute to radically safer and more effective therapeutic interventions in the near future.

‘Germs’ Makes Us Supra-Human?

Recently, I had a rather stimulating email exchange with my colleague Stephanie Seneff, PhD, who pointed out a study she had found wherein it was discovered that the human microbiome is capable of producing vitamin C. This is a remarkable possibility, as the human body is not believed capable of producing this essential vitamin, long since our hominid ancestors lost the genetic ability to do so about 60 million years ago.  The microbiome, however, is part of the new definition of the human body as a meta-organism, consisting of trillions of other microbial organisms and viruses without which we would never have survived. Also known as the hologenome theory of evolution, the idea is that the object of natural selection is not the individual organism, but the holobiont, i.e. the individual organism plus its associated microbial communities which include a mind numbingly complex web of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, helminths and fungi. In fact, if one looks at the genetic contribution of the human genome versus the total set of genes represented by the other organisms that make up the holobiont our genes only account for about 1%.

Not only is this a real ego challenge to anthropocentric and germophobic thinkers, but it reveals just how many capabilities we may borrow from these tiny co-inhabitants. For instance, recent research shows that our body draws from over 90 different bacterial strains in our gut to digest the gluten proteins in wheat that our own genome does not readily enable us to break down with any efficiency. Another cool example of how ‘germs’ help us to compensate for our genetic defects is the discovery that a certain Lactobacillus strain of food importance is capable of producing the active methylated form of folate — 5-methylenetetrahydrofolate — that those with MTHFR mutations are notoriously poor at producing in optimal quantities. We can assume, therefore, that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are not the final story on nutritional deficiencies or aberrations, but that our microbial friends may fill in gaps or voids epigenetically that our genes are not capable satisfying.

In this sense, the microbial portion of the holobiont significantly extends our genetic and/or epigenetic capabilities, making it possible to survive the ever-shifting ecological, environmental, nutritional niches that we have traversed in our seemingly infinitely long march (biological time stretching back millions of years) to our present-day incarnation. Whereas the primary nucleotide sequences in our DNA may require tens, hundreds and even millions of years to be significantly and/or functionally altered, microbial DNA contributions may shift in years, months, weeks, minutes and perhaps even in real-time in a matter of seconds. Can you see why Nature has compelled us into collaborating and even incorporating ‘germs’ into our body (note: the mitochondria in our body, according to the endosymbiotic view, were once proteobacteria outside of us!).

How We Produce Vitamin C

And so, it was within the context of this new understanding of the human body and it’s physiological capabilities that Seneff and I explored the possibility of vitamin C producing bacteria in our gut.

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The paper where this idea first emerged was published in Current Opinion on Biotechnology titled, “Bacteria as vitamin suppliers to their host: a gut microbiota perspective.” The remarkable paper focused on the role of food-related lactic acid bacteria (as found in cultured foods such as yogurt) as well as human gut commensal such as bifidobacteria and their ability to produce the vitamins we are not able to produce ourselves. The highlight, of course, was the discovery that bacterial isolates from human gut samples were capable of producing a wide range of vitamins, including vitamin C (ascorbate):

Notably, vitamin metabolism pathways were shown to be highly represented in all enterotypes, while two enterotypes were particularly  enriched in genes that specify the biosynthetic enzymes for biotin, riboflavin, pantothenate, ascorbate, thiamine and folate production. These phylogenetic and functional differences among enterotypes thus reflect different combinations of microbial trophic chains with a probable impact on synergistic interrelations with the human host.” [emphasis added]

Unfortunately, the paper did not discuss the methodological details as to how exactly they uncovered this fact. And so, in an effort to validate this study I did an extensive database search until I discovered a concrete example of a bacterial strain known to inhabit the human body that is capable of producing ascorbate: Corynebacterium glucuronolyticum (ATCC 51867), which contains an L-ascorbate biosynthesis pathway depicted below.

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Interestingly, most Corynebacterium species are considered benign, but C. glucouronolyticum has been been linked to human urogential infections, and C. diphtheria is associated with opportunistic diphtheria infections. Emerson once said that a weed is an herb whose virtues have yet to be discovered. So too may be the case with ‘germs.’ A nuisance, perhaps, may grow into greater numbers when the body is suffering from a deficiency of one of its primarily biosynthetic pathways and associated biomolecule, be it a vitamin, anti-tumor agent, or antibiotic. It is possible that C. glucuronolyticum grows into ‘infectitious’ proportions when the body is starved in vitamin C, and that when the body is replete with vitamin C the normally benign strain does not contribute to urogenital infection.

Of course this discovery does not prove that the gut flora are capable of producing physiological relevant quantities of vitamin C via this strain alone. But it does prove that it is possible for the human body to produce vitamin C — further exemplifying how little we know about the human body, and again, how vitally important the ‘germs’ may be in helping us to compensate for our genetic impairments. I’ve always struggled with the idea that our ancestors were somehow able to survive 60 million years completely dependent on dietary sources of vitamin C, when an extreme deficiency (an inevitability given the famine-fast fluctuations of hunter-gatherer modes of subsistence) could result in severe debilitation or even death. That our body may contain a means to produce vitamin C — perhaps small but still life-saving amounts — makes intuitive sense, given the intelligence shot through the infinite complexity of Nature. And so, perhaps we are now only beginning to understand how much more energetic and biomolecular independence we have than conventional science has claimed we have.


Article Contributed by Sayer Ji, Founder of GreenMedInfo.com.

Sayer Ji is an author, researcher, lecturer, and advisory board member of the National Health Federation. He founded Greenmedinfo.com in 2008 in order to provide the world an open access, evidence-based resource supporting natural and integrative modalities. It is internationally recognized as the largest and most widely referenced health resource of its kind.

10 Tools Needed By Globalists In Final Run At One World Government

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We all know to build a house you need to have the right tools. Not having the right tools makes the difference between success and failure. So then what tools might the globalists be using right now to advance their plans for a one world government, the so called new world order and global enslavement?

Understanding the necessary tools the controllers need and are currently using to meet their goals might allow us to figure out where we should focus our energy, and it may show us what things we might be able to do to slow down, derail or even stop their new world order plans all together.

So here are ten powerful tools being used by the controllers, ten tools without which there will be no new world order.

1- Global warming/Climate change psyop

It is becoming abundantly clear. No global warming means no new world order, no Agenda 21, no global carbon tax, no usurping of local and state rights in favor of global agendas, no domination over the individual and no micromanaging of the individual’s energy expenditure for the sake of the planet and a “sustainable” earth. Few topics are as important to the new world order plans as the global warming hoax/climate change religion. For this reason the global warming hoax has become completely immune to logic, science, reason and truth and instead marches right along from ignoring of the facts, to name calling to direct control of climate legislation, all while the paid politicians insist the science is “settled”. No one should be surprised by the locked-in ignorant and stubborn mindset of this movement. This was a big issue to the Eugenics control freaks many decades ago. They put a lot of work into ensuring long term success and we are now seeing the results of this long term effort.

2- Government “scientific consensus”

Without government pseudo-science, the globalists recent plans would have fallen apart long ago. Let’s face it, almost every day now we’re hearing about a “study” that proves yet another government narrative. These coincidences happen because government “scientists” are not interested in the true results and scientific correlations. Truth does not make money, in fact its a money loser. Conclusions that support government agendas, on the other hand, do make a lot of money. For this reason science has been hijacked by government for political agendas.

In place right now are numerous prominent “scientific” journals all waiting to publish whatever studies support the new world order agenda. The sooner people realize that the science has been taken over, the sooner this important new world order tool can be taken away from them. Without this powerful weapon, the globalists would lose their ability to push all the medical, food related, environmental and chemical related “studies” on the masses. This would immediately pose a threat to large pharmaceutical companies, vaccine makers and many other drug-related companies.

3- Geoengineering and chemtrails spraying

This is a topic increasingly inseparable from the climate change-global warming fraud. Geoengineering is very real and a lot of things are at stake if the globalists had to give this issue up. For this reason don’t expect geoengineering of the skies to end any time soon and they won’t admit they’re doing it until they’ve secured a good excuse for doing it. That excuse will be “global warming”.

They need these programs fully running to get their new world order. The plans are central to controlling the weather, manipulating the environment for political and financial gain and engineering drought to control food and water supplies and thus control populations among other reasons.

The globalist controllers are saving geoengineering so they can roll it out as the “solution” to global warming. This very likely was the plan all along. The process goes something like this – Problem: Global warming- Reaction: use emotional stimulators like the polar bears, ice capsule melting, human extinction stories- Solution: Spray the planet with metal particles every day.

4- ISIS psyop

The recent Mosul-style “takeover” of Ramadi in Iraq by ISIS is another example of how ISIS, who gets exclusive image-glorifying public relations from the U.S. mainstream media is portrayed as an invisible, lucky, superior fighting force who can only be stopped using tactics that move the PNAC plans forward.

In a recent TV appearance endorsing the ISIS psyop, CIA front mouthpiece Colonel Anthony Shaffer stuttered his way through an interview explaining exactly how ISIS conveniently took over Ramadi with striking coincidence due to “sand storm” issues. He also then explains how ISIS is now crawling all over Afghanistan and needs to be stopped there too. Let’s see- Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, isn’t it convenient how ISIS only shows up in PNAC approved countries where the U.S. needs to expand their occupation and/or lost influence? Shaffer also rambles on telling you what ISIS is thinking, detailing their victories (problem, reaction) then telling us what the “solution” is with selecting WHO gets to fight ISIS, that being ONLY the Kurds. Shaffer declares that Iraq and the Iraqi army is “gone”. The idea of having a sovereign official Army (whether Iraqi, Iranian or any other) seems to be a big threat to the globalist plans.

Let’s not forget the global ISIS super fighting machine recently was said to be in Mexico and showing up in Texas and California in information gathered via “chatter”. This is just another reminder of the super human powers ISIS has, just in case anyone has forgotten.

Fact is that ISIS is the perfect tool to advance literally every single component of the new world order plans. They are a huge ace in the hole for the globalists to be used throughout the Middle East and domestically with the help of Intelligence-Mainstream media coordinated reports to keep the domestic threat of terror alive in the minds of the masses, thus justifying the police state and more surveillance and tyranny, all the while CIA’s and Mossad’s ISIS cruise on right along helping nail down the PNAC plans for the Zionists and Western U.S. NATO alliance.

5- Secret global trade agreements

All global trade agreements are quietly looming in the background as critical components of the new world order. The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement for one (and other similar agreements) are all top secret global corporate agreements that transcend and undermine sovereign governments and impose their will on the individual and they are powerful tools for the new world order plans. Is anyone not seeing this? When it’s all said and done the controllers wish to forcefully impose secret business and government agreements on the “useless eaters” and once and for all throw the Constitution and national sovereignty in the trash, where they feel it belongs. They’ve been working on this for some time and they will continue hammering away at this until it happens. Like the constantly morphing anti-internet freedom legislation (SOPA and CISPA) TPP will, if necessary, reappear and reshape itself in many ways until they can find a way of ramming it into legislation. The other thing about these trade agreements is that they will relate to internet censorship and many other issues.

6- Debt based dollar fraud

Another huge ongoing fraud, critical to the one world government enslavement system, is the money system itself. Think of how quickly the globalist plans would fall apart if everyone realized how money works. Most people have no idea that the U.S. dollar is nothing more than an IOU. They have no idea how the Federal Reserve came into being and they have no clue that the Federal Reserve is a private corporation with no authority whatsoever to print money on behalf of the United States government. The entire debt based dollar system is based on lies, fraud, and deceit. Due to this hidden knowledge about money, people feel threatened when they begin to research it or call it out for what it is- possibly the greatest fraud perpetrated on the American people.

7- Lobbyist to law cycle

Everyone should be aware of how money from large corporations and individuals goes to paying lobbyists who then make sure the politicians go along with the wishes of the person (who is funding the lobbyists). This simple cycle of money corruption speaks for itself and should be enough to wake up Americans to say no, once and for all, to political corruption and start taking back their voices. This lobbyist to law cycle not only ensures that the laws that get passed are laws representing the wishes of the lobbyists, but even more importantly it ensures that the average American has no voice whatsoever. Without this important corrupt cycle in place, too many morally sound and justified laws representing the will of the people would get through. Then, before you know it, the globalist new world order plans would begin to burn out by necessity. For this reason the lobbyist to law cycle remains a key component for achieving the new world order plans.

8- Left-Right paradigm

The ongoing Left-Right paradigm is another quiet ace in the hole. It’s the large part of the script on which the globalists success depends on. That’s right, voter ignorance is actually driving the new world order plans. Millions of Americans still follow Hillary, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and the rest of the bought out political stooges whose loyalties are to the companies putting money in their pocket. Sadly millions of Americans did not learn their lesson from the Bush and Obama years, which fit each other perfectly. Despite the clear continuity of lies, war expansion, false flags, and loss of liberties between the last two criminal administrations, it’s difficult to imagine that anyone actually believes there is a difference between left and right, Democrats and Republicans. Without the ability of the control system to maintain the illusion of choice between two parties which serve the exact same master, the new world order control plans would fall apart overnight.

9- CIA’s mainstream media

Information is everything. No CIA controlled mainstream media means no support of any wars by Americans. No one would believe any false flags, and all political stories would fall on deaf ears. Human consciousness would thrive. A life without mainstream media would warrant a topic of its own. Suffice it to say, CIA’s mainstream media is potentially the lifeline of the entire new world order and future control of all humanity. It is the very matrix by which the globalists exert their influence, deception and control over humanity. It is the radio signal feeding your brain the next episode of mind control, the next psyop, the next lie. The history of media and its use as a mind control tool is well established and for that reason mainstream mass media is another must have tool for the advancement of the globalist new world order plans. Unfortunately for them, less and less people today are watching TV so they are being forced to keep up with the times by broadening their reach with other technologies.

10- Entertainment distraction

Finally, none of the above would ever come to pass were it not for the forever valuable, forever reliable (if you are the globalist) entertainment distraction. That’s right, if you remove entertainment the control system would be overwhelmed with opposition. Too many people would be awakened- Acts of kindness not seen on TV might abound. People might actually have enough time to research things, to care, to educate themselves. The globalists have stated that a well educated critical thinking public is a threat to their plans. This last super important tool ensures that everything goes as planned, for now.

Solutions

Let’s make a mental note of these critically important tools without which there will be no new world order. Thankfully all of this information is known to many who are awakened. This information is spreading and when enough people get together and act, the game will be over for the globalists. Watch the news stories every day and see how they are using and feeding into these 10 tools every day. That’s because they need these tools for survival. That’s right. To the globalist controllers, these 10 tools are a matter of life and death. So let’s keep pushing to expose these critical issues because to truth seekers stopping these globalist tools is also a matter of life and death.


Bernie Suarez is a revolutionary writer with a background in medicine, psychology, and information technology. He has written numerous articles over the years about freedom, government corruption and conspiracies, and solutions. A former host of the 9/11 Freefall radio show, Bernie is also the creator of the Truth and Art TV project where he shares articles and videos about issues that raise our consciousness and offer solutions to our current problems. His efforts are designed to encourage others to joyfully stand for truth, to expose government tactics of propaganda, fear and deception, and to address the psychology of dealing with the rising new world order. He is also a former U.S. Marine who believes it is our duty to stand for and defend the U.S. Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic. A peace activist, he believes information and awareness is the first step toward being free from enslavement from the globalist control system which now threatens humanity. He believes love conquers all fear and it is up to each and every one of us to manifest the solutions and the change that you want to see in this world, because doing this is the very thing that will ensure victory and restoration of the human race from the rising global enslavement system, and will offer hope to future generations.

Hillary Clinton Endorses GMOs

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Independent studies show genetically modified foods and ingredients harm human health.

Reports indicate White House meals are organic. Michelle Obama’s book titled “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America” indicate the first family’s commitment to organic (non-GMO) foods in their personal diet.

What they want the rest of America to eat is another story altogether – especially if Hillary is elected president in November 2016.

At a July 2014 biotech conference, she publicly endorsed GMOs saying “I stand in favor of using seeds and products that have a proven track record.”

She attacked GMO critics adding “(t)here is a big gap between what the facts are, and what the perceptions are.”

The Clinton and Bush II families ate organic foods. Walter Scheib was White House executive chef from 1994 – 2005.

He had “the professional challenge of fulfilling Hillary Clinton’s mandate of bringing contemporary American cuisine and nutritionally responsible food to the White House,” he said.

Nearly all foods used were gotten from local growers and suppliers. A small White House roof garden was used for produce grown without pesticides and fertilizers. Organic foods were prioritized.

First families continue getting wholesome pesticide/GMO-free foods while promoting frankenfoods hazardous to human health for Monsanto and other biotech giants.

In 2014, Organic Consumers Union associate director Katherine Paul said “(i)f Hillary Clinton intends to run for office in 2016, she should think carefully about supporting a food and farming system that is proven to be detrimental to public health.”

Her view are “no different than those of previous administrations, including the Bush (II), Clinton, (Bush I) and Reagan administrations, and they are taken straight from the biotech industry’s talking points.”

Hillary’s biotech/agribusiness ties surfaced in the 1980s as a Rose Law firm lawyer. Monsanto and Tyson Foods were clients.

As Secretary of State, her State Department heavily pressured other countries to use GMOs. Taxpayer money was used to promote them worldwide.

Big Lies were spread, hard truths suppressed. Industry talking points substituted for prioritizing food safety.

On May 17, the Washington Times said Hillary’s biotech/agribusiness ties earned her the nickname “Bride of Frankenfood.”

“In the GMO debate, Mrs. Clinton has consistently sided with the chemical companies,” WT said.

Monsanto gave the Clinton Foundation from half a million to one million dollars – Ag giant Dow Chemical from one to five million dollars, according to Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation disclosures.

Numerous other corporate giants contributed large sums. Expect them donating handsomely to Hillary’s presidential campaign.

She chose longtime Monsanto lobbyist Jerry Crawford to serve as advisor to her “Ready for Hillary” super PAC.

Earlier he worked for Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry. He’s involved in fighting small farmers judicially – to protect Monsanto’s seed interests.

Throughout her professional career, especially in politics and as first lady, Hillary has been on the wrong side of major issues mattering most – including healthcare, safe food and promoting war over peace and stability.

It’s not coincidental that she and Bill became super-rich after leaving the White House in 2001.

Financial disclosures show they earned over $163 million from 2001 – 2012 – including Hillary’s years as New York senator and Secretary of State.

In speeches delivered since January 2014, they earned more than $25 million. Hillary earned over $5 million from her 2014 memoir, “Hard Choices.”

During her White House years, she partnered in her husband’s high crimes. She shamelessly self-promoted throughout her Washington years and since leaving government.

She’s unabashedly hawkish. In 1999, she urged Bill to bomb Belgrade. Straightaway post-9/11,  she supported waging (phony) war on terror.

She supported Bush and Obama’s worst crimes. She endorses nuclear weapons use. She calls them peacekeeping deterrents.

She earlier threatened Iran with total annihilation if it considered attacking Israel.

She wanted Gaddafi toppled. She urged genocidal war to eliminate him. She publicly gloated saying “(w)e came. We saw. He died.”

She pushed for war on Syria to oust Assad. She outrageously compares Russia to Nazi Germany. She lies claiming Putin’s aims are revanchist.

Her foundation took Saudi and Ukrainian oligarch/former parliamentarian dirty money. Over a dozen foreign influence peddlers were large foundation donors – after Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009.

As a presidential aspirant, critics claim a potentially serious conflict of interest accepting millions of dollars from foreign governments she’d have direct dealings with if elected.

Federal law prohibits governments, corporations, individuals and groups from contributing to US political campaigns.

Funding Clinton’s foundation buys influence. She represents the worst of America’s dark side. America is already unfit to live in. Imagine how much worse with her as president.


Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at [email protected]. His new book is titled “How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion and Class War”. www.claritypress.com/Lendman.html Visit his blog site at www.sjlendman.blogspot.com.

What Is Causing The Strange Trumpet Sounds In The Sky All Over The World? (VIDEOS)

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All over the globe, people are recording extremely loud sounds coming from the sky.  In many instances, these ominous noises sound like someone is blowing a trumpet.  So what are we supposed to make of these “apocalyptic” sounds?  Should we be concerned?  Well, what we do know is that this is truly a global phenomenon.  In addition to being heard at locations all over the United States and Canada, these sounds have also been recorded in Germany, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, England, Costa Rica, Ukraine and France.  If you go to YouTube and type in “strange sounds”, you will literally get hundreds of results from all over the planet.  Of course there are many scientists that insist that there must be a “rational explanation” for these strange sounds.  Some theories have suggested fracking, “rock bursts”, venting of high-pressure gas, atmospheric pressure or the natural “background noise” of our planet as the causes of these sounds, but so far none of those theories have been proven.  But two things seem certain – these noises sure are creepy, and they just keep on happening.

And this phenomenon is now really starting to get a whole lot of attention.  Just within the last month, there have been headlines about it in major new sources all over the planet.  For instance, the following is a brief excerpt about this phenomenon from an article in the New York Post

Video clips from around the world have captured an evil-sounding ‘trumpet’ noise coming from the sky — but no one can explain exactly what it is.

A number of people have filmed the bizarre sound over the past 10 years with the latest coming from Germany.

Video of this most recent incident that happened in Germany is posted below.  What do you think could possibly be making this noise?

As I discussed above, similar sounds have been recorded all over the globe in recent years.  Very quickly, let me share four examples with you that were recently included in an article by Melissa Dykes.

This first one comes from British Columbia, Canada

This next one was recorded in Allen, Texas

Similar sounds have also been heard all the way on the other side of the planet.  This example comes from Queensland, Australia

Lastly, this next remarkable video comes from Melbourne, Australia

Personally, I have no idea what is causing these sounds.  But so many people around the world are experiencing them that it seems to rule out a hoax.

So how can we explain them?

The following theories were put forward by the Daily Mail

Tectonic plates grinding – Tectonic plates are pieces of the Earth’s crust and uppermost mantle, together referred to as the lithosphere. The plates are around 100 km (62 mi) thick and consist of two principal types of material: oceanic crust (also called sima from silicon and magnesium) and continental crust (sial from silicon and aluminium).

Atmospheric pressure – Atmospheric pressure is defined as the force per unit area exerted against a surface by the weight of the air above that surface.

Trains shunting – Self explanatory – noise comes from trains in reaction to the track and overhead wires.

Construction – Building works, especially if going on at the same time across a specific area, can led to similar sounds.

Aliens – Can this be an alien lifeform in the sky, perhaps scouring out Earth?

HAARP weapon – Rumours persist that the U.S. government uses secret weapons in the sky for defence and weather modifying, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP). This wouldn’t explain the sounds in other countries however…

The Apocalypse and the Seven Trumpets of Heaven – Seven trumpets are sounded, one at a time, to cue apocalyptic events that were seen in the vision of the Revelation of Christ Jesus, by John of Patmos. Somewhat more worrying as it would signal the end of the world…

The scientists at NASA have a different explanation.  What they think is being heard is simply the natural background noise that our planet is constantly producing…

According to NASA, it could be the earth’s ‘background noise’.

A statement from the agency said: ‘If humans had radio antennas instead of ears, we would hear a remarkable symphony of strange noises coming from our own planet. Scientists call them “tweeks,” “whistlers” and “sferics.”

‘They sound like background music from a flamboyant science fiction film, but this is not science fiction. Earth’s natural radio emissions are real and, although we’re mostly unaware of them, they are around us all the time.’

To me, that explanation by NASA doesn’t really ring true, but I don’t have a really good explanation either.

So what do you think?

Do you believe that you know what is causing these strange sounds?

Please feel free to share your thoughts by posting a comment below…


Michael T. Snyder is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and has a law degree and an LLM from the University of Florida Law School. He is an attorney that has worked for some of the largest and most prominent law firms in Washington D.C. and who now spends his time researching and writing and trying to wake the American people up. You can follow his work on The Economic Collapse blog, End of the American Dream and The Truth Wins. His new novel entitled “The Beginning Of The End” is now available on Amazon.com.

Ex-Police Chief Who Molested Adopted Children Gets Only 50 Days In Prison

Richard and Cheryle Burton -  A former Mt. Airy, Ga. police chief and his wife are headed to jail for allegedly keeping four adopted children locked in a room for years without enough food. (Photo: Habersham Co. Sheriff's Office)

Richard and Cheryle Burton –
A former Mt. Airy, Ga. police chief and his wife are headed to jail for allegedly keeping four adopted children locked in a room for years without enough food. (Photo: Habersham Co. Sheriff’s Office)

By: Claire Bernish | AntiMedia

What started as a tragically common report of a missing teenager, turned out to be a far more sinister saga with a conclusion so bereft of justice, it attests to all but irrefutable proof of law enforcement impunity. In case after case, incidents of undeniable police brutality and murder become opportunities for public victim-blaming; and when no punishment is wrought on the perpetrators, that blame turns to self-righteous indignation. Because law enforcement is infallible, right?

A 13-year-old boy was reported missing the evening of November 5, 2012 in Habersham County Georgia, but when located the following morning, authorities quickly realized he wasn’t another disgruntled runaway. Sheriff Joey Terrell discovered marks and bruising on the boy’s neck and back inconsistent with spending one night outdoors, and the teen subsequently explained they were the result of being “hit on” at home. After child welfare advocates interviewed the boy, authorities were dispatched to arrest his mother, father, and 17-year-old sister.

“The statement from the parents was that his sister hit him with a ruler and that’s why he left [home],” explained the Sheriff, and so Jamie Lynn Burton was “charged with aggravated assault, cruelty to children in the second degree and terroristic threats and acts.” Richard Scott Burton, his father, who was 49 at the time, was initially charged with four counts of cruelty to children in the second degree and obstruction, and his mother Cheryle Lynn Burton, 50 at the time of arrest, faced four counts of cruelty to children in the second degree as well as influencing a witness. All other siblings were then placed in state custody with the help of the Dept of Children and Family Services. As more sickening details emerged, it quickly became apparent the initial charges were wholly inadequate.

“As they went through counseling, they opened up,” Terrell said. Indeed they did.

In 2004, the Burtons adopted the boy, his brother, and their two sisters, who ranged in age from two to eight, when their birth mother lost parental rights; but the adoption was far from a blessing. As one of the boys explained, “It was good at first but something changed.”

There were years of neglect, violence, and cruelty in the Burton household, including sexual abuse by the father. Locked in a bedroom, dark from boards nailed to the windows, the siblings were underfed — as one boy explained, “We had to eat noodles and they would put leftover food that they didn’t want into our pot of noodles…We didn’t have warm food, it was cold from the refrigerator.” Beatings were a frequent occurrence, too, “Getting hit in the head with a wooden paddle, being swung around the room, throwing us on the walls we had to stand upside down on the corner on our heads.”

Charges mounted, and eventually the adoptive parents faced 28 counts of first degree child cruelty. Richard, however, was additionally charged with child molestation, aggravated child molestation, and two counts of sodomy/aggravated sodomy.

By all accounts, these siblings, who are now 13- to 19-years-old, deserve justice. It would seem spending one’s youth confined to a bedroom and subject to such cruel and unforgiving abuse demands some sort of reprisal. But this is where the stunning lack of law enforcement accountability, as testament to a systemic epidemic, becomes glaringly apparent.

Richard Scott Burton is the former police chief of Mt. Airy — a position actively held while ‘allegedly’ inflicting cruel abuse on children in his care. And it was this former job that led to what certainly amounts to a gross miscarriage of justice for the four teens.

As the trial was about to begin, the couple copped deals that belie the magnitude and significance of what allegedly occurred. In exchange for pleading guilty to just three counts of second degree child cruelty, “negligently failing to provide proper nutrition to the children to the point where it affected the children’s health”, all other charges, including aggravated molestation and sodomy, were dropped. And their sentence? Each received ten years, to be served by 25 consecutive weekends in jail (50 days), followed by felony probation, and a $10,000 fine. Neither will have a felony and their record now will they be listed as sex offenders.

So, how did this happen? Chief Assistant District Attorney Eddie Staples said it was for the good of the children, of course. “The reason is it provides finality and admission of wrongdoing that I think is beneficial for the children involved without them having to go through trial discussing their life in public.” And, besides, a jury trial would have been lengthy: “It would have gone well into next week.”

But Staples also admitted that the former police chief’s connections came into consideration, “The witness list for the defense included law enforcement officers from this community. Those are the people we go into court everyday and tell the jurors, ‘These are credible people.’ And they were going to come and testify to Richard Burton particularly, but the Burtons’ good character.” 

And that, in no uncertain terms, encapsulates every nuance and flagrant malfunction of the criminal justice system in this country — the DA who should hold victims’ justice as the utmost priority, caving to a former head of law enforcement whose police buddies will unquestioningly speak to his character, and in whom the people have inherent trust, because: The Thin Blue Line.

As to be expected, the couple deny the allegations. Chief Public Defender Drew Powell, who represented Richard Burton said, “Just because someone is charged with something doesn’t mean they did it, and doesn’t mean the state could prove it […] They had some spankings on their rear end. They were never struck in the head as one of the children alleged.” Cheryle Burton’s attorney, Elizabeth Pendleton, says the abuse actually occurred at the hands of their birth mother, “We have uncovered a very traumatic past for these children; they experienced horrible things as young children.”

If anything can be satisfactory in this case, it is found in the former victims’ happiness. All four teens have since been adopted by Fran Chastain, and have a new family with 11 other adoptive siblings, where they live on 13 acres of farmland in the same county where they had lived with the Burtons. She is stupefied by the sentence, “I think it’s way too light. We feel like this is just sending this wrong message.”

It could be argued that the message is precisely the one intended: the job that grants a badge and gun, comes complete with a pass to get away with anything the bearer chooses.


Contributed by Claire Bernish of AntiMedia.

First Bee Highway Set Up In Oslo

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Our basic way of life is largely dependent on those little buzzing bees busily collecting food. Bees have been in sharp decline in North America and in parts of Europe over the last several years. Many believe multiple factors are to blame for colony collapses, a few being chemical-based fertilizers, climate change and invasive parasites that attack the hive. This is causing massive amounts of damage to insect-dependent agriculture. As a result, food shortages are on the rise and many experts are quickly trying to find ways to help the bees.

Image Source: urbantimes.co

Image Source: urbantimes.co

A Bee Highway

One such solution is creating feeding stations for bees to rely on, especially in urban areas. Oslo is the first city to create a bee highway to support bees. Because bumblebees and other pollinating insects struggle in urban environments because of lack of available water and pollen and/or nectar producing flowers, these feeding stations can offer support to the bees and reduce environmental stressors.

“The idea is to create a route through the city with enough feeding stations for the bumblebees all the way,” Tonje Waaktaar Gamst of the Oslo Garden Society told local paper Osloby. ”Enough food will also help the bumblebees withstand man made environmental stress better.”

Gamst have asked the public and local business owners to plant bee-friendly plants on their property, rooftops and businesses along a route from east to west through the city.

To encourage further participation and support for the bee highway project, BiBy, a bee supporting organization has created an app where the public can see the “grey areas”, long stretches with no food for bees, in order to encourage the planting of flowers in areas that don’t have nearby parks.

“It will be easy to see barriers and obstacles on the map. The goal is to inspire people to fill these gaps.” Agnes Lyche Melvær of BiBy told Osloby
The public will also be able to upload pictures of their projects to improve the situation for bees and bumblebees, such as flowerpots and bee hotels.
”Some bee species like to live in solitary rooms. They need small hollows like a crack in an old tree trunk. It’s very important to have some old wood lying around,” says Melvær.

Are You Bee-Friendly?

Any community can create a bee highway, or for that matter a bee-friendly garden. Doing so will promote bee sustainability and a healthier garden, as well. Consider planting some of these beneficial flowers:

  • Asters (Aster/Callistephus)
  • Sunflowers (Helianthus/Tithonia)
  • Salvia (Salvia/Farinacea-Strata/Splendens)
  • Bee balm (Monarda)
  • Hyssop (Agastache)
  • Mint (Mentha)
  • Cleome / Spider flower (Cleome)
  • Thyme (Thymus)
  • Poppy (Papaver/Eschscholzia)
  • California poppies (Eschscholzia)
  • Bachelor’s buttons (Centaurea)
  • Lavender (Lavandula)

Choosing flowers with long bloom cycles will be less work for you and help the bees out for months on end. Many of the flowers listed above are drought-tolerant and can be grouped together to cut down on watering. As well, fruit trees are wonderful for pollinators and an abundant source of blossoms. Not to mention, it makes delicious honey.

Bees should also have a source of water in the garden too. Birdbaths, water fountains and small ponds are great for bees. Remember not to use any chemical-based fertilizers on plants as this will hurt the bees!

Bees are essential to our food source and we should all make a point to help them out.


Tess Pennington is the editor for ReadyNutrition.com. After joining the Dallas chapter of the American Red Cross in 1999, Tess worked as an Armed Forces Emergency Services Center specialist and is well versed in emergency and disaster management and response. Tess is the author of The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals. When a catastrophic collapse cripples society, grocery store shelves will empty within days. But by following Tess’s tips for stocking, organizing, and maintaining a proper emergency food supply, your family will have plenty to eat for weeks, months, or even years.

Either You Will Be Ruled By God, Or You Will Be Ruled By Tyrants!

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“The Bible is for the government of the People, by the People and for the People.” –John Wycliffe

Just in the month of May, we have seen the attacks toward America’s Christian heritage intensify. Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling was court -martialed for refusing to take down a paraphrased Bible verse on her computer. General Craig Olson stated at the congressionally supported National Day of Prayer Task Force that God guided him and strengthened his career and that he was a redeemed believer in Christ. Soon afterward, the anti-theists wanted to have him court–martialed. A high school principal was fired after he read the Bible and prayed with a group of students during a volunteer Christian group meeting. A Florida teacher humiliated a 12-year-old boy in front of an entire class after she caught him reading the Bible during free reading time. The good news is that, in each situation, they are contesting their rights and are fighting back (Jude 1:3).

The bad news is most people believe that what is happening to their country is legal when, in fact, the opposite is true. The purpose of government is to ensure our rights, which God gave, not to steal them away. Just ask those who represent you to recite the oath that they took before serving “We The People.” “The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” – John F. Kennedy

Therefore, America, before feeling sorry for yourselves, I need to set the record straight.  Let me remind you that it is not the ACLU or some other anti-American group or communist organization that is taking away your rights.  It is the American people relinquishing and forfeiting the rights that God gave. Here are some of the rights America has never lost:

  • Students have the right to pray on a public school campus.
  • Students have the right to read their Bible on a public school campus.
  • Students have the right to form religious clubs on campus.
  • Students have the right to hand out tracts, flyers, or other religious material on campus.
  • Students have the right to do research papers, speeches, etc. with religious themes.
  • Students have the right to be exempt from participating in assignments that are contrary to their religious beliefs.
  • Students have the right to discuss religious issues even though other students may overhear them.

Despite the fact that we have rights, it amazes me how much time people will spend proclaiming defeat and giving power over to corruption when they still have the freedom to do the right things.

If the American people would spend their time bringing about resolve by upholding the law, advocating judgment and thereby establishing righteousness and peace, we would have a different country in just one week.

People have also been deceived into thinking that students in the public schools belong to the government, as if to say the federal government is free to violate the 10th Amendment at will.

If one does tend to agree with the state-controlled media’s anti-Christian narrative with the use of corrupt government members along with atheists and revisionists, it is because America is not taking the time to study and to know the difference between the truth and the lie (2 Timothy 2:15). “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. –Reverend Gardiner Spring

I have a personal friend who is a former CIA agent, who told me that the two objectives of this criminal administration is to upend America’s Christian heritage, as well as the American Constitution. By the way, that will never happen (1 Peter 1:25)!

What you are seeing in America today is foreign governments at work assailing and indoctrinating the up and coming generations in hopes of overthrowing who you are. At least now, you know who is breaking the law (Psalm 94:20). Now, I hope you can understand why William Penn stated, “Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.”

Video: They Would Just Sing Louder!


Bradlee Dean is a syndicated columnist for WorldNet Daily, nationally syndicated talk-show host of the Sons of Liberty Radio, ordained preacher, and musician. Combined with his constitutional forefather style of writing, what makes him unique from every other columnist is that he includes a video for every commentary he posts, blending the new age of video with the traditional written commentary. Bradlee Dean is also known for his bold stand of truth in the public square reflected in his recent lawsuit against Rachel Maddow and MSNBC. He speaks on college and high school campuses with his ministry, You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International. Who is Bradlee Dean? Twitter @BradleeDean1 – Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/bradlee.dean.7?ref=ts&fref=ts

Open And Shut? Aurora Shooter James Holmes’ Notebook Released To The Public

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By: Melissa Dykes | The Daily Sheeple –

What is being hailed as “the Aurora movie theater shooting’s most critical piece of evidence,” the 35-page notebook now marked People’s Exhibit #341 that accused shooter James Holmes allegedly mailed to his psychiatrist just prior to the July 20, 2012 attack has now been released in full to the public.

The entire manifesto is about a mentally ill person who was slowly emboldened to murder in part due to antidepressant medications and basically lays out a point-by-point slam dunk case (if, say, it had been written by a government who wants to take away people’s right to bear arms) as to why anyone who takes SSRIs should not be allowed to own or get anywhere near a gun (and even more specifically, AR-15s).

After diagnosing himself with 13 different disorders including schizophrenia, Holmes discusses how he was prescribed antidepressants — fast acting benzos and long lasting SSRIs (sertraline primarily) — and it was after that he had feelings of mania, or what he describes as “not good mania”.

Upon taking these drugs, Holmes says his fear and anxiety disappeared and his fear of failure was what drove his determination to improve. Without it, Holmes then wrote, “No fear of consequences.”

Page after page of the word “Why?” written “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” style gives way to Holmes laying out point-by-point why he specifically chose to commit mass murder, the specific theater it was done at, how he cased the place to choose the specific movie theater auditorium in question and at the end how “a dark knight rises” with the number one drawn through an infinity symbol (an apparently reference to earlier discussion about how “we are all one” and everything equals nothing).

The notebook translates to an open-and-shut case with Holmes’ mental illness history and the deleterious effect of psychotropic medications all laid out from start to murderous finish, in addition to specific details of how he would carry out his heinous crime.

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It’s all wrapped up ever so perfectly, the only thing the notebook doesn’t come with is a big red bow and a home video Holmes shot with his smart phone of himself committing the murder and smiling into the camera at the same time.

It’s what anyone with a literature or creative writing background would call just a little bit too “on the nose.” In other words, had this been a stage play written in a playwriting course, the college student who wrote it would’ve gotten an “F” for being overly obvious. It’s like the written version of a bad horror film where the antagonist comes on screen in the first give minutes of the film wearing a shirt that says “I’m the bad guy” and totally exposing the remaining hour-and-a-half, leaving nothing to suspense or the imagination for the rest of the movie.

Considering it has been widely suggested the entire shooting was staged to begin with, this bizarre piece of perfect slam dunk evidence can only make total sense. (It also fits as some have claimed that Holmes was part of some government experiment involving mind control/microwave weaponry when one looks a little more closely at all the physical and mental symptoms he lists off in the manifesto.)

Guess it’s an open and shut case, huh?

On a side note, Sertraline is more commonly known as Zoloft and includes the FDA-required black label warning “For some children, teenagers, and young adults, this medicine may increase mental or emotional problems. This may lead to thoughts of suicide and violence.”

Obama is still really upset he hasn’t gotten as much accomplished with gun control as he’d like since he’s been in office. He has been passing executive orders and seeking tighter mental health gun control restrictions, which superficially makes some sense… but it is exactly the kind of slippery slopes that slides a whole nation straight into total tyranny.

Why? Consider this.

America takes more antidepressants than any other country in the world (we are apparently a very depressed nation). Some 70 million Americans are taking mind-altering drugs at this point, more than a fifth of the country. Considering further that more than one in ten Americans is specifically taking antidepressants (many are on multiple antidepressants), think of how many people would have their Second Amendment rights taken away if taking antidepressant drugs forfeited someone’s right to legal gun ownership?

Well this notebook outlines detail-by-well-written-detail the exact justification for doing so.

Read Holmes’ entire notebook here.


Contributed by Melissa Dykes of The Daily Sheeple.

Melissa Dykes is a writer, researcher, and analyst for The Daily Sheeple and a co-creator of Truthstream Media with Aaron Dykes, a site that offers teleprompter-free, unscripted analysis of The Matrix we find ourselves living in. Melissa also co-founded Nutritional Anarchy with Daisy Luther of The Organic Prepper, a site focused on resistance through food self-sufficiency. Wake the flock up!

The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide: Are You Ready For A Long-Term Water Emergency?

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Are you truly prepared for a water emergency?

How long could your family survive if the water stopped flowing from the municipal supply and none was available at the store? If the answer is not “indefinitely” then you need to check out my new book, The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital Resource.

This comprehensive book contains life-saving information about how to:

  • Store fresh water
  • Collect rainwater
  • Purify water from lakes and rivers
  • Dig a well for groundwater

In addition to harvesting water, you’ll gain the tools to keep large stores untainted for long periods of time, test the water you collect for dangerous toxins, and treat water-related illnesses that are commonly contracted during a disaster.

This book is very research heavy, with the latest in-depth information about the contaminants lurking in our water supplies and water-borne illnesses, as well as tips for conservation and sanitation during times when your lifestyle is decidedly off-grid.

I hope you enjoy this excerpt from the book.

The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide

If you’ve been prepping for a while, you’ve probably heard of the survivalist’s “Rule of Three.”  You can survive:

Three minutes without air.

Three days without water.

Three weeks without food.

If a disaster has hit and you’re still breathing, then your next concern has got to be water.

Have you ever watched any of those survival shows on the Discovery Channel where people are dropped off in the middle of nowhere and left to survive with limited tools and supplies? In nearly every single episode, the biggest issue is finding and purifying water. Often, they wait so long that they become desperate and engage in risky behavior, like drinking water from a stagnant pool. In one particularly notable episode, the contestants had to be rescued because they became too weak from dehydration to seek water.

  • You don’t have to be a contestant on a survival show or a survivor of a major disaster to require a water supply or a way to acquire it. There are a myriad of smaller issues that can spiral into a personal disaster if you don’t have supplies on hand. What if:
  • Your car broke down when you were driving through the desert and you had to wait or walk for help? Without water you could dehydrate very quickly in hot temperatures.
  • You forgot or didn’t have the money to pay the water bill and your utilities were cut off for a week?
  • Your community was under a water restriction due to contamination of the water supply?
  • The power went out and your home was on well water, thus halting your running water until the electricity was restored?
  • You were out hiking and got lost, then were forced to spend a few nights in the woods with only the supplies in your daypack?

As you can see, those random occurrences that happen out of the blue can strike anyone at any time.

When Water Is Limited, Chaos Erupts

It’s easy to say, “Oh, I’ll just go to the store and grab a few bottles,” but when everyone else in your area has the same idea, it doesn’t take long for the shelves to clear, potentially leaving you and your family without water.

Back in 2010, a water main broke in Boston, Massachusetts. The resulting leak flooded into the Charles River, and officials were forced to use the untreated backup reservoirs. A state of emergency was declared, a boil order was announced, and absolute chaos erupted as more than two million people suddenly found themselves without running water. A local news outlet reported:

The run on bottled water caused near panic at some stores throughout the Boston area Saturday night.

At the BJ’s in Revere, the crowd got so big and the rush for water so intense that police were called in. In order to maintain control of an unruly crowd, the store was shut down for the night.

Shortly after residents in Boston received an emergency call warning them of the water crisis, supermarket aisles stocked with water were quickly wiped out.

“They are fighting over it, literally fighting over water,” said a customer at the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury. “I just had to fight my way through the aisles ’cause it’s crazy in there.”

“Not since Blizzard of ’78 have I seen something like this,” said the store manager. “New shipments that arrived were gone within seconds.”

In Coolidge Corner in Brookline, long lines formed at Trader Joe’s, CVS, and Walgreens for any kind of bottled water, including sparkling and pricey designer bottles.

The Governor of Massachusetts was able to lift the boil order a mere three days later, but during that short span, the National Guard was dispatched to deliver water, businesses were called upon to increase the water inventory brought to the local stores, and many restaurants were forced to close their doors due to the lack of safe drinking water.

You’re Going to Need More Water Than You Think

Even if you are able to jostle your way to the front of the line and victoriously snag the last 24-pack of individual water bottles, if the situation lasts longer than expected, that paltry amount is not going to see you through it.

Why not? Because on average, the expected rate of consumption is one gallon per person per day. That doesn’t include consumption for pets or what you’ll use for sanitation. If the situations persists for more than a couple of days, you’re going to need to bathe, clean, and wash dishes. Not only that, but you’ll have to figure out a safe way to dispose of human waste.

The water that you store for your family should be enough to see all members of the household through a two-week period without running water. This is the bare minimum supply you should have on hand.

What If the Situation Persists for More Than a Few Days?

Sometimes, even an abundant stored water supply isn’t enough. In more dire situations, water supplies can be interrupted indefinitely.

Do you remember the earthquake that devastated Haiti? That unexpected natural disaster took place in 2010, and some areas still do not have running water five years later. Five years. There’s no way a person could store enough water to last for that long, so the people affected have had to completely change their way of life. They’ve had to learn how to acquire water for their needs, how to purify it so it doesn’t make them sick, and how to conserve the limited amount they have available.

 Finding Water Isn’t Enough

Did you know that oftentimes, more people die in the aftermath of a disaster than in the disaster itself? And the number one cause of death? Contaminated water.

If you are thirsty—truly, desperately thirsty—it’s human nature to drink whatever is available because your imminent demise from dehydration is more concerning to you than the pathogens in that dirty water you are gulping down.

But drinking contaminated water can lead to a host of dreaded diseases like dysentery, hepatitis A, viral gastroenteritis, cholera, shigellosis, typhoid, diphtheria, and polio.  Just one person handling personal waste improperly can contaminate the water supply for hundreds, even thousands, of other people downstream from them.

Fresh Water Is Your Most Vital Prep

Whether you are just getting started in the preparedness lifestyle or you’ve been at it for a long time, there’s always something new to learn about water. There’s just so much information about water that it deserves its own book, instead of just one chapter in a general preparedness guide.  Aside from air, it is the most vital element of human survival. In this essential guide, you’ll learn that:

  • You must store a substantial supply, but it isn’t enough to just store it.
  • You must know how to acquire it in case your stores run out.
  • You must know how to make it safe to drink.
  • You must know what could be lurking in your water in order to combat it.
  • You must know how to conserve the water, because you have to make the water you acquire last until you can get more.
  • You must know enough about basic sanitation to keep you and your family safe and healthy.

What’s more, a water supply and source aren’t only important during disasters. It’s vital to know about the things that could be lurking in your water even if it assumedly flows safely from your taps. Municipal water supplies and wells can contain things you’d rather not consume. Sometimes these contaminants are mild and only cause issues when consumed over a long period. Other times, the contaminants can make a susceptible person ill almost immediately.

There is nothing you can store that is more valuable than water or the means to purify water. There is no greater preparedness measure that you can take than that of securing a safe, abundant source of water. Without this one vital element that makes up 50 to 70 percent of your body, you’re as good as dead.

This could be the most important preparedness information you ever read.

The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital Resource is a #1 new release on Amazon and is also available at Barnes and Noble.


Daisy Luther is a freelance writer and editor who lives in a small village in the Pacific Northwestern area of the United States. She is the author of The Pantry Primer: How to Build a One Year Food Supply in Three Months. On her website, The Organic Prepper, Daisy writes about healthy prepping, homesteading adventures, and the pursuit of liberty and food freedom. Daisy is a co-founder of the website Nutritional Anarchy, which focuses on resistance through food self-sufficiency. Daisy’s articles are widely republished throughout alternative media. You can follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter, and you can email her at [email protected]

Yea For Surveillance

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By: The Real Agenda |

The US Senate voted against a bill whose purpose was to end the collection of telephone data of millions of citizens.

This practice has been carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA) over decades, but has only been notices fairly recently, after whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and others came forward with documents and testimony about the illegal and unconstitutional practices that until then had been done in secret.

With 57 votes against 42 in favor, the Senate blocked the proposed legislation known as the “US Freedom Act”, which would have prohibited the mass collection of telephone data and modified the Patriot Act.

The Patriot Act is the legislation passed after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, which allows the US goverment to, among other things, hunt and kill American citizens at home and abroad without any regard for the rule of law.

If its approval had succeeded, the US Freedom Act would have amended Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which covers the collection of telephone data of millions of citizens without ties to terrorism, but in turn it had renewed the validity of the whole law including this and other changes until 2019.

The US Freedom Act was passed last week in the US House of Representatives with bipartisan support of 338 votes in favor and 88 against only to die at the hands of some US senators who voted against the legislation.

Incidentally, many of the legislators who voted against the proposal have more than questionable ties to the surveillance industry and many of them have received political contributions from those very same corporations.

However, from the moment it was approved in the House of Representatives, security experts warned that the US Freedom Act would have a much graeter difficulty to advance in the Senate, where the leader of the Republican Party, Mitch McConnell, has always opposed changing the Patriot Act.

After blocking the US Freedom Act, the Senate passed a vote on a two-month extension of the Patriot Act, as it is scheduled to expire on June 1.

“The extension of two months is in the best interest to achieve a result that will convince the Senate, the House and the president,” said McConnell.


Luis R. Miranda is an award-winning journalist and the founder and editor-in-chief at The Real Agenda. His career spans over 18 years and almost every form of news media. His articles include subjects such as environmentalism, Agenda 21, climate change, geopolitics, globalisation, health, vaccines, food safety, corporate control of governments, immigration and banking cartels, among others. Luis has worked as a news reporter, on-air personality for Live and Live-to-tape news programs. He has also worked as a script writer, producer and co-producer on broadcast news. Read more about Luis.

Endless Nakba

 

Palestinian elderly overlooking a Palestinian refugee camp during the initial catastrophe (Nakba) in 1948.

Palestinian elderly overlooking a Palestinian refugee camp during the initial catastrophe (Nakba) in 1948.

Palestinians are as powerless as Jews were in Nazi Germany. They’re denied fundamental rights everyone deserves.

They face daily persecution, collective punishment, extrajudicial viciousness, economic strangulation and endless ethnic cleansing.

Israel calls legitimate resistance and self-defense terrorism. Endless Nakba marks daily life in Palestine – Israel high crimes committed with impunity.

Millions of Palestinians suffer at the hands of a ruthless regime ignoring their fundamental rights.

The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council highlighted “the 67th year of forced displacement from, and within, (Palestinians’) ancestral homeland.”

Israel continues committing grave breaches of international law – often with rubber-stamp judicial authorization.

On May 5, Israel’s High Court ruled an estimated 700 Umm al-Hiran village Israeli citizens can be forcibly displaced for exclusive Jewish development.

According to Justice Elyakim Rubinstein:

“The state is the owner of the lands in dispute, which were registered in its name in the framework of the arrangement process; the residents have acquired no rights to the land but have settled them (without any authorization).”

False! Displaced residents were transferred to the village by Israeli military decree in 1956. It’s been their legal home for almost 60 years.

They petitioned against eviction in November 2013. They argued forced displacement for exclusive Jewish development violates their fundamental rights.

Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, coordinator Amjad Iraqi called the ruling the first High Court one authorizing exclusive Jewish development at the expense of Arab citizens.

It signifies Israel can forcibly displace Arab citizens from all villages it wishes to make way for Jewish development.

In other words, Muslim Israeli citizens have no rights whatever. Israel can discriminate against them ruthlessly.

“(T)housands of Bedouin citizens are now in even greater danger of imminent displacement with Israeli law turned even further against them,” Iraqi explained.

Evicting Bedouin citizens is part of a greater longstanding Israeli ethnic cleansing program – ongoing since 1948 to make Israel and Occupied Palestine as exclusively Jewish as possible.

About 1.7 million Palestinians are Israeli citizens. They’re treated like fifth column threats.

Dozens of discriminatory laws oppress them. Tens of thousands of Bedouin citizens live in so-called unrecognized villages.

They’re denied electricity, water, education, healthcare and other basic services. They endure home demolitions, forced displacements and Israeli security force violence.

Adalah launched a Save Umm al-Hiran campaign “to raise awareness of the village’s struggle and demand cancellation of the residents’ eviction.”

It urges others to join their action for justice. Adalah attorney Myssana Morany expressed outrage against a blatantly discriminatory Israeli Supreme Court decision benefitting Jews at the expense of Arab citizens deserving equal rights.

Its ruling “contradicts the essence of the rule of law, since it is the obligation of an administrative authority to strive for equality, not just in its meaning as relating to all as equals, but also in terms of relating to different people differently,” she said.

“(T)he court refused to see the human, social, historical and political aspects and ignored the state’s responsibility for the situation it created. Instead, it took advantage of the legal opportunity to remove the residents.”
 
“The Attorney General too, in his refusal to find an overall solution to the problem of construction without permit, defends the rule of law in only its formal aspect, while ignoring the years-long institutionalized policy that created the serious shortage of housing in Arab society.”

Longstanding Israeli policy is ruthlessly discriminatory. Arab citizens and occupied Palestinians are denied fundamental rights afforded solely to Jews.

Don’t expect Israel’s new harder than ever hardline regime to change things. Expect greater than ever Palestinian pain, suffering and misery.


Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at [email protected]. His new book is titled “How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion and Class War”. www.claritypress.com/Lendman.html Visit his blog site at www.sjlendman.blogspot.com.

Congressional Sellout On TPP Fast Track

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There is a simple reason why the Congress is held is such ill repute. Leadership in both parties are total agents for the Plutocrats that have systematically destroyed our economy with their globalist corporatist model that results in national impoverishment. The only startling pattern to this bipartisan betrayal is that the public continues to accept their excruciating fraud with only a whimper of discontent. BATR has covered the TPP Fast Track issue intensively. The most consistent observation is that the public, in this sinking economy, has ignored the impact that will accelerate, as the leaks from this secretive agreement become known.

Debating the facts or the “so called” merits of free trade is like talking to a deaf mute that is blind. Sign language will not work, nor will beating a drum communicate the war message that the globalist plot to fatally cripple our domestic economy is the real goal of all the internationalist trade agreements.

Corporatism has no national loyalty. Authentic conservative economic nationalism has been sold out by the political class, who are funded by monopolistic transnational’s dedicated to a New World Order of centralized control and rationed resources for the general public.

Naïve Conservative, newborn Tea Party members and wishful Republican enthusiasts expressed rejoice with the GOP gaining a Senate majority in the 2014 election. Yet it was unequivocally ordained that the new majority in the Senate would maintain the same destructive leadership treachery under Harry Reid. The Mitch McConnell leadership era only differs in style when it comes to pushing the same globalist agenda.

The Washington Post reports that Obama wins trade victory in the Senate.

“A coalition of 48 Senate Republicans and 14 Democrats voted for Trade Promotion Authority late Friday, sending the legislation to a difficult fight in the House, where it faces more entrenched opposition from Democrats.”

Without McConnell’s complicity, many Democrats would have had to cast their support for fast track since many of the no votes allowed for cover from their true sentiments. However, the overwhelming Republican acceptance illustrates just how futile it is to place trust in the Senate.

A Senate of Subversion details the customary duplicity that applies to both parties. Nonetheless, the immediate circumstance at hand asks, Could Conservatives Push TPA Over the Finish Line?

According to Roll Call, Republican phony conservatives show their true colors.

“While many on the right are still hedging their position on the TPA, there appears to be some conservative support for the trade process legislation. And with congressional Democrats increasingly taking a firmer line against the TPA, which would give expedited consideration to the Trans-Pacific Partnership under negotiation with 11 other countries, conservatives could be the key to getting the TPA over the finish line.”

Add the ridiculous admission of Orrin Hatch on Trade Bill:  ‘I DON’T KNOW FULLY WHAT’S IN TPP MYSELF’ Ironically, Hatch also admits he doesn’t know what is in the TPP deal, while at the same time he objects to the push for more transparency prior to any crucial votes”, and you have a classic example that Senators simply vote for their corporatist masters.

The next report from Breitbart demonstrates just how futile it is to place faith in a Republican Senate. Only Two Republicans Admit They Actually Read Secret Obama Trade Deal —Both Unsupportive, separates the lone responsible Senators from the rest of the pack.

“Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has on numerous occasions publicly stated he has read the TPP—which is locked away in a secret room in the Capitol, access to which only lawmakers and certain staffers with high-level clearance are provided—and a spokeswoman for Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)  on Thursday told Breitbart News that the Senator has read it as well. Despite asking press staff for every U.S. Senate Republican office throughout the day Thursday if their office’s senator has visited the secret room to read the deal—specifically the controversial “living agreement” contained within it—only Sessions and Lee would confirm they visited the room to read it.”

Now if you want a detailed history lesson on Fast Track, no better analysis is provided than, The TPP and the TTIP: How Congressional Republicans Lie to Approve Obama’s Trade Deals.

“The crucial vote in the U.S. Senate was on 14 May 2015, when the issue was whether to grant these deals “Fast Track Trade Promotion Authority,” which is what Presidents since Nixon’s time have used in order to get Congress to cede to the Executive, the U.S. President, virtually 100% of Congress’s Constitutionally mandated role in treaty drafting and approval — making it effectively an entirely Presidential matter. This “Fast Track” was invented by the Republican President Nixon in 1974, in order to bring about an Executive dictatorship in the passage-into-law of international-trade treaties that would otherwise stand no real chance of becoming law, because too many members of Congress would lose their seats if they voted directly for such horrendous treaties. So, instead, there is now instead, for these super-terrible international-trade deals, “Fast Track,” as constituting the crucial vote. This trick enables a member of Congress to say that he or she had voted for “Fast Track” instead of for the trade-deal itself. (He then has actually voted to eliminate the Constitution’s requirement that any treaty needs two-thirds of the U.S. Senators to vote for it in order for the treaty to become law; that two-thirds is reduced by “Fast Track” to a standard 50%. Though in the U.S. Constitution international treaties were handled as requiring especially high caution in order for them to be able to become law, Nixon created this way around the Constitutional requirement, this “Fast Track” trick that should be thrown out by the U.S. Supreme Court.) The presumption here, in shunting these important things off into a procedural trick, is that voters are stupid enough to be easily fooled, and this is it: “Fast Track.”

When Boehner Praises Trade Bill Passage, the complicity of the Speaker of the House  registers for all to see.

“Trade helps create good-paying American jobs, so it’s good news that the Senate has put us one step closer to eliminating trade barriers. These reforms have the support of farmers, manufacturers, small business owners, and Americans from all walks of life, and it’s not hard to figure out why,” Boehner says in a statement.

Drawing reasonable conclusions Devvy Kidd offers up a perceptive viewpoint in Boehner and McConnell Working to Kill off America as we know it: TPP.

What can you do?

  1. STOP voting for incumbents who are are not constitutional bull dogs. STOP voting the same incumbents back into office every two years (House) and six years (Senate) even though the Seventeenth Amendment was NOT ratified by enough states, few in America care. My Seventeenth Amendment lawsuit is in the Third District Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas; the next brief is due July 3rd. I will keep you posted. Are conservatives happy they voted back in all the same incumbents last November who continue to stab us in the back?
  2. Last month the trade deficit was $40 BILLION dollars. That’s America’s wealth being sucked out of this country. Buy Made in USA (ahuge listing of companies) so American companies can expand and hire Americans. Ask where you shop. Let them know you will order on line, but we support American workers first. We CAN create a huge job boom. That means fruits and vegetables, too. See:One Million Jobs Project – take five minutes to read and watch:

Folks if you want to see the future, rely on Pat Buchanan: If Republicans Pass Trade Deal, They’ll Never Win The Presidency, because the economic record is perfectly clear. Challenging Republican leadership usually goes unreported.

“How does [House Budget Chairman] Paul Ryan explain the fact that we’ve had $11 trillion in trade deficits since the NAFTA decade?” Buchanan posed. [T]ake a look at our country: why is China suddenly all these gleaming new cities and factories and plants to build the silk road, while the United States of America is indebted $2.5 trillion to China and Japan?”

Facing up to this consequence of the most destructive trade treaties of the last several decades is something the Republicans have avoided. Purging the Buchanan wing from the GOP has produced a total breakdown in even the appearance that there is a difference in the parties. The political class are dedicated internationalists and are bent upon the destruction of an independent domestic economy where Middle America can exist.

What good is it to have a majority in both legislatures in Congress if your party power brokers continue to betray genuine conservatives? The Radical Reactionary essay, The Irrelevance of the Republican Party is a must read resource that traces the saga and argues that the GOP cannot be reformed.

Mitch McConnell and John Boehner have failed miserably in their leadership roles. Paleo-conservatism is the only alternative to internationalist neo-Cons. Embrace populism and reject the GOP elitism.


SARTRE is the pen name of James Hall, a reformed, former political operative. This pundit’s formal instruction in History, Philosophy and Political Science served as training for activism, on the staff of several politicians and in many campaigns. A believer in authentic Public Service, independent business interests were pursued in the private sector. As a small business owner and entrepreneur, several successful ventures expanded opportunities for customers and employees. Speculation in markets, and international business investments, allowed for extensive travel and a world view for commerce. He is retired and lives with his wife in a rural community. “Populism” best describes the approach to SARTRE’s perspective on Politics. Realities, suggest that American Values can be restored with an appreciation of “Pragmatic Anarchism.” Reforms will require an Existential approach. “Ideas Move the World,” and SARTRE’S intent is to stir the conscience of those who desire to bring back a common sense, moral and traditional value culture for America. Not seeking fame nor fortune, SARTRE’s only goal is to ask the questions that few will dare … Having refused the invites of an academic career because of the hypocrisy of elite’s, the search for TRUTH is the challenge that is made to all readers. It starts within yourself and is achieved only with your sincere desire to face Reality. So who is SARTRE? He is really an ordinary man just like you, who invites you to join in on this journey. Visit his website at http://batr.org.

Pushing You Into A Cashless Society (VIDEO)

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One of the most effective means the elite use today to get their way and push a particular agenda is to make it “hip, swinging and very, very cool”. Another way is to simply tell you what is obsolete and “out dated”. Who wants to be “behind the times”? Certainly not someone who is looking for the next “really cool” gadget! No, this particular person wants to be on the “cutting edge” of the “next big thing”!

Enter the banking cabal and their desire to have total and absolute control of your life through your banking account and your means of transacting business.

Think my “tin foil hat” is screwed on a little tight? Well, how about this gem that was released earlier today in England

The banks are closing branches and making people use the internet for their banking. All part of the criminal banks and criminal government (as per Bilderberg plan), to make it a cashless society. Once cash is gone, the terrorism of the bankers and government will commence.

Mega Corp needs a bailout, press of button and your savings are moved to the corporation. Didn’t vote “the right way” at an election, press of button you are a non person who can’t exist without the electronic money. This is planned terrorism. WAKE UP PEOPLE.

Recorded from BBC1 HD, BBC Breakfast, 25 May 2015 [Source]

Notice how the “reporter” scowls when she mentions going to a bricks and mortar bank and how gleeful she is when discussing the use of online banking. No need for bricks and mortar, just hand over all your data, finances and business transactions to the bank and they will be happy to handled it for you!!

The same banks that, just this past week, were “fined” for rigging interest rates on a global scale. The same banks that have been “fined” for drug money laundering, funding terrorist organizations and rigging most of the equities markets around the world. You know the accounts–YOUR 401k and IRA accounts!! They are coming for your cash and they are not going to sleep until they get it.

All that is needed is a group of really “cool, hip” young people gleefully dancing around and singing the praises of being cashless and not “wasting time” with “out-dated” bricks and mortar banks. Voila! It is now the “next big thing”.

Another way, and this started many years ago under the guise of “security”, is simply not have cash available for transactions at the business itself. I was recently in a store and the cashier informed they did not have change for a $100 bill. It hit me that this has been happening for a great many years, no change for a $100 or $50, and this is one of the ways they can “train” people to go cashless. Next step, inability to make change for $20. All under the nonsensical “security” umbrella. You know you have experienced exactly what I am referencing, maybe even very recently.

How do we fight this insidious ever encroaching cashless nightmare? It’s very simple. We begin using as much cash as possible. Walk out of the store when they are unable to make change for your $100 or $50 and take your business elsewhere. Will you do it? Will you “suffer the inconvenience”? I doubt it. We have become lazy, arrogant and want someone else to do the actual work while we enjoy the benefits of their labor. A cashless society is right around the corner and the financial and economic nightmare that is unfolding right in front of us will be ramped up to warp-drive.

So good luck with the coming bail-in from your account. The ability to remove your funds from your 401k and IRA is in the process of being taken away from you, it is called a Gate Mechanism. You will no longer be able to actually remove the funds in your account, merely move from one fund to another. When the banking cabal stops the flow of hard currency and force you to use their criminal online, fully digital “currency” you will have no choice as to how your funds are used or who uses them for what purpose. Step out of line–deleted from the financial world. Welcome to a brave new hunger matrix world.

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Rory Hall has been a daily contributor at SGTReport.com. for more than two years. He has written several original articles and interviewed some of the top precious metals professionals in the industry, as well as top preparedness specialists in the world. His YouTube Channel, The Daily Coin, was launched in February 2014 and his website TheDailyCoin.org was launched April 25, 2014. QUOTE: “As a student of monetary, financial and economic history for the past five years it has taught me to watch the markets with an open mind and a hand on my wallet.”

The Waco Massacre: Peaceful Bikers Rode Into A Killing Field.

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By: Brooks Agnew |

I was thinking of riding my Honda Shadow 1100 to Twin Peaks restaurant today to have some wings and enjoy the sports on TV on this gorgeous Memorial Day Weekend. The sun was shining, and the temperature was a perfect 82 degrees. I rode by the mall, with only moderate traffic and saw a couple of other bikers out doing the same thing I was doing; riding with no particular place to go.

I was riding alone and was not with any other bikers, but we always exchange the extended two-fingered peace sign as we pass one another on the roads winding through the countryside and through the cities of America.

As I made the turn onto the frontage road along the busiest shopping center in town, I noticed two police vehicles in the parking lot. One was a cruiser with black wheels and the new, aggressive paint scheme. The other was a black SUV with a light bar on top. I rolled through the parking lot in a Pavlovian state of mind, thinking about the delicious wings they serve and the beautiful and cheerful servers they have with this biker-friendly franchise.

Then I remembered Waco. A wave of trepidation swept through me. I looked around for snipers on the rooftops, and other police vehicles that might be parked nearby at the ready. I actually saw two more police cruisers, parked with their driver side doors facing eachother. Then, I looked over to the mall side of the parking lot, and I noticed an elevated portable police observation tower that had been raised up with its blacked out windows.

I never actually stopped my bike, thinking maybe Buffalo Wild Wings might be safer for bikers. I decided that this place looked too dangerous, even though I have a perfectly clean record, including no traffic citations for more than 10 years. I thought about those 9 bikers, shot in the head and neck with police assault rifles for doing nothing but the same thing I was thinking about doing; having some wings with other bikers who were out enjoying the beautiful weather. Were there scuffles at biker places where I have stopped for great food before? Sure. Nothing ever happened that was serious. Bikes and beer can sometimes get out of hand with people rolling in the gravel, but friends don’t let it last long. They all ride away and let it go like water under the bridge. After all, there are far too many 4-wheel threats out there for bikers to be fighting amongst themselves very long.

But Waco changed that for every biker in America. Every Wednesday evening, hundreds of riders come to our local Twin Peaks because they cater to our market. We are mostly working professionals, lawyers, dentists, engineers and school teachers who like to ride motorcycles as clubs or groups of friends. But this time, when 170 bikers rode to the Twin Peaks at a major shopping center in Waco, just as they have done twice a month for years, police snipers were already in position. SWAT members were geared up and ready for a killing. Even a fully equipped MRAP troop carrier was parked in the adjacent parking lot.

It turns out that the ATF claimed they had an anonymous tip that the dreaded Black Widow biker gang—you remember those scoundrels from the Clint Eastwood movie Every Which Way but Loose—was going to arrive looking for trouble. It’s too bad Clyde wasn’t around to throw those guys in the used French fry oil tank. The ATF was there with their Federal guidance to make sure that justice was swift and absolute.

No shots were fired by anyone inside the restaurant. No shots were fired by anyone at the police. When bikers decided to leave the restaurant and enter the parking lot, the police began shooting full-auto equipped M-16’s into the crowd. Patrons began diving under tables and screaming for their lives. Little waitresses dropped their trays and ran with terror in their eyes behind the chef’s counter. A twice decorated Viet Nam War veteran was shot in the head and neck, although he was a highly respected pacifist, was unarmed and not involved in any of the scuffle inside the Twin Peaks establishment. Eight more US citizens were gunned down in cold blood. More than 500 rounds were fired by police, hitting cars, buildings, and injuring other innocent bystanders who happened to look like bikers. Two shots took seven of the nine people assassinated in the parking lot; one in the neck and one in the head fired by expert police marksmen.

Within an hour, the police press statement belched lies about “criminal biker gangs,” dealing drugs and other things that never happened; not once in the 18 years bikers have been meeting peacefully at the Waco Twin Peaks restaurant. The police spokesman first mentioned hundreds of weapons confiscated, including chains that connected wallets to belt loops. Then they changed it to dozens. Then, the facts showed there were fewer than ten, and one was still holstered by a licensed concealed carry American, who had undergone an extensive background check and was found to be spotless. His bond was placed at an unreasonable $1 million. Of the 170 bikers arrested for being at the wrong place at the wrong time, less than a third had any criminal record. Three of them had drafted a new piece of legislation about biker safety, and have since been awarded by the City Counsel for safety awareness. Of course, they couldn’t be there to accept the award, because they were in jail.

To this moment, no waitresses, cooks, or patrons have been interviewed by the press. Witness intimidation is in full force making sure no one says anything about what really happened. All surveillance video has been classified and is currently being edited by law enforcement professionals to make sure no officers are charged with murder. This was clearly a premeditated, Federal assault designed to kill first, and arrest the survivors.

It has been an infuriating eight days, and nothing has been said by the new Attorney General about unarmed citizens gunned down at a Sunday lunch in broad daylight by more than 18 armed policemen, militarized by a new Federal plan. 14 police officers have been placed on administrative leave, their lives changed forever by following orders to shoot Americans in the head. They died while screaming and waving their arms at the police to please stop shooting. There have been no protests and no demonstrations anywhere. Again, the Federal criminal perpetrators have massacred civilians in Waco, Texas. Remember the Branch Davidians burned alive on live national television by Federal troops while then attorney general Janet Reno watched the news at home? America sits idly by and says nothing as our police, sworn to protect and to serve, have been turned into cold-blooded assassins.

Meanwhile, a million bikers went to Washington DC this Memorial weekend to show support for the fallen troops who were sent to God knows where to kill other people in other countries to advance the agendas of God knows who. I ride my bike today alone. As my wheels turn, the wind blows the tears from my face while I think about all those dads, sons, mothers and daughters who died on the battlefield trying to free people oppressed by tyrannical governments. I am cold inside. I think of our own government shooting those free and innocent Americans dead on a Sunday morning in Texas. The world awaits the volumes of propaganda that will come forth about how bikers are a threat to peace and security.

I write this story from my heart, because silence is consent. The killing will stop when we have the courage to change what this president has done to our country. God has blessed America, but I am afraid He is turning is face away from what we have become. May the sleeping giant awaken before it is too late.


Brooks A. Agnew grew up in Pasadena, California around JPL and Cal Tech.  He entered the Air Force in 1973, where he graduated top in his class in electronics engineering.  He received his bachelors in Chemistry from Tennessee Technological University with honors.  His advanced degrees in Statistics and Physics helped him become one of the most accomplished Lean Six Sigma profit recovery engineers in the US.  He is a six-time Amazon Best Selling author and internationally renowned lecturer on exploration of the Earth and the Physics of the Soul.  His favorite hobby for the last ten years has been hosting X-Squared Radio, exploring the mysteries of the universe and of the Earth  each Sunday evening from 8-11PM Eastern Time.  He is a multi-patented engineer and currently the CEO of an electric automobile manufacturing company in Charlotte, North Carolina producing the nation’s first affordable Electric pickup truck. www.ev-fleet.com, www.x2-radio.com, Skype: x2-radio

DOD Admits Supporting ISIS, Buffer Zones In Syria

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By: Brandon Turbeville | Activist Post

While the Western mainstream media and even independent gatekeepers like Noam Chomsky for years spread the lie that any suggestion that the United States and NATO were supporting ISIS was a “conspiracy theory,” recently uncovered and declassified documents from the Defense Intelligence Agency have proven the Western press and the likes of Chomsky wrong and, yet again, the so-called “conspiracy theorists” right.

This is because, on May 18, Judicial Watch published a selection of recently declassified documents that were obtained from the US Department of Defense and the US State Department as a result of a lawsuit filed against the US government. The lawsuit and most of the documents contained within the release revolved around the Benghazi scandal but a deeper look into the documents dating back to 2012 reveal an even bigger story – that the US and NATO have admitted in their own documents to supporting al-Qaeda and ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

Docs Show Al-Qaeda Involvement From Beginning – No Moderates

The documents demolish the “official story” of Western governments promoted from the beginning of the Syrian crisis until the present day – that the “rebellion” was organic, grassroots, and made up of moderates and freedom-loving democracy proponents. The document states unequivocally that “The Salafist [sic] the Muslim Brotherhood, and AQI are the major forces driving the insurgency in Syria.” It points out that “The West, Gulf countries, and Turkey support the opposition; while Russia, China, and Iran support the regime.” Tellingly, the report then states that “AQI supported the Syrian opposition from the beginning, both ideologically and through the media . . .”

Indeed, the documents clearly admit that the crisis unfolding in Syria was never a moderate rebellion fighting for democracy, it was made up of fighters from the Muslim Brotherhood and al-Qaeda (al-Qaeda In Iraq/Al-Nusra Front) from the very beginning.

US, Turkey, NATO Supporting ISIS and al-Qaeda – Supporting the Creation of Buffer Zones

The document continues in its revelations by stating that:

Opposition forces are trying to control the eastern areas (Hasaka and Der Zor), adjacent to the western Iraqi provinces (Mosul and Anbar), in addition to neighboring Turkish borders. Western countries, the Gulf states and Turkey are supporting these efforts. This hypothesis is most likely in accordance with the data from recent events, which will help prepare safe havens under international sheltering, similar to what transpired in Libya when Benghazi was chosen as the command center of the temporary government.

“Opposition forces,” of course, are al-Qaeda, al-Nusra Front, and ISIS, as mentioned and defined earlier by the DIA document. Thus, any questions of whether or not the US and its NATO/GCC allies have been supporting jihadists and terrorists, should be answered with the admissions made within these pages.

If al-Qaeda/ISIS = the “opposition,” then the US support for the “opposition” = US support for al-Qaeda/ISIS.

What is also well-known but now finally admitted to by the US government itself is the plan to establish “buffer zones” and “safe zones” on the Libyan model inside Syria. Such a plan has been covered extensively by myself and Tony Cartalucci (as well as many others in the alternative media) when the concept was considered a “conspiracy theory.”

Dividing Iraq and Syria – Fighting Iran and Shi’ite Expansion

In regards to geopolitical concerns and the breakup and destruction of the Syrian government as well as the Iraqi leadership, the document states:

If the situation unravels there is the possibility of establishing a declared or undeclared Salafist principality in eastern Syria, (Hasaka and Der Zor), and this is exactly what the supporting powers to the opposition want, in order to isolate the Syrian regime, which is considered the strategic depth of the Shia expansion (Iraq and Iran).

This “Salafist principality” is obviously the Islamic State, particularly when one visualizes the maps of territory claimed by the jihadist organization. As the DIA document admits, the expansion of the ISIS principality is taking place with the support and assistance of Western powers. This much is evidenced by the fact that the ISIS fighters running rampant across Iraq and especially Syria could never have been able to do so were it not for the support given to them by the GCC and NATO. These fighters certainly could never have held such territory if Western military assistance, Saudi money, and Turkish/Israeli logistics and intelligence had not been provided to them.

Note also the justification provided for such support: not only is the goal to “isolate the Syrian regime,” it is to prevent the “Shia expansion,” meaning the arc of influence held by Iran, growing daily largely due to Western imperialism, hypocrisy, tyranny, and double standards. Instead of attempting to combat Iran’s influence in a race for development and the raising of living standards, the West funds jihadist savages to behead and rape their away across civilized nations. This is because the goal is not merely to disrupt Iranian influence, it is to destroy Iran completely. Even Iran itself is a stepping stone to a greater confrontation with Russia and China.

Tony Cartalucci understands this concept well as he writes in his own article “America Admittedly Behind ISIS ‘Surge,’” when he says:

The Syrian war is not a localized conflict with limited goals. It is one leg of a much larger agenda to destroy Iran next, then move on to Russia and China. Combined with the Syrian campaign, the West has attempted to create arcs of destabilization across Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and completely encircling China in Southeast Asia.

What this constitutes is a World War executed through the use of 4th generation warfare. At the same time, the West attempts to seek temporary appeasement and accommodation for itself so that it can more effortlessly advance its plans. Attempts to portray itself as interested in “negotiations” with Iran while it wages a proxy war on its doorstep is a prime example of this.

The corporate-financier special interests that have hijacked the United States and Europe have essentially declared war on all lands beyond their grasp, as well as on any and all among their own ranks who oppose their hegemonic aspirations.

The vile conspiracy now openly unfolding in Syria, seeing to its destruction at the hands of terrorists the US is openly backing after claiming for over a decade to be “fighting” is a harbinger of the destruction that complacency and failure to resist will bring all other nations caught in the path of these special interests. Nations not immediately caught in the grip of chaos created by this conspiracy must use their time wisely, preparing the appropriate measures to resist. They must study carefully what has been done in Syria and learn from both the mistakes and accomplishments of the Syrian government and armed forces in fighting back.

Conclusion

While the Western mainstream press and other “independent” gatekeepers were attempting to paint the suggestion that the United States was supporting ISIS in Iraq and Syria as a “conspiracy theory,” the US government was indeed supporting ISIS in Iraq and Syria but hiding behind a narrative of democracy-loving freedom fighters and “moderate rebels” as it did so. This narrative was disseminated by the same Western press that labeled the alternative media as a collection of paranoid schizophrenics for reporting what has now been confirmed by the DIA document release a full four to ten years ago.

The truth is that the United States has been funding ISIS all along and that the terrorist organization would not exist were it not for its being created by American intelligence agencies as far back as the 1970s under the name Al-Qaeda and Mujahadeen.

While the DIA document release is only news in terms of the confirmation of US support for ISIS, it can be chalked up as one more reason the mainstream and traditional media outlets have become entirely irrelevant and overwhelmingly discredited.


Brandon Turbeville is an author out of Florence, South Carolina. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Francis Marion University and is the author of six books, Codex Alimentarius — The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real ConspiraciesFive Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, and The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria. Turbeville has published over 500 articles dealing on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville’s podcast Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV.  He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at) gmail.com.

Banks Buy Their Way Out Of Currency Manipulation Scandal

JPMorgan Chase is the unspoken architect of fraud, corruption, not to mention the establishment of the largest Ponzi scheme in world history.

JPMorgan Chase is the unspoken architect of fraud, corruption, not to mention the establishment of the largest Ponzi scheme in world history.

It is the second reprimand in less than six months against five major multinational banks for currency manipulation.

The Department of Justice of United States and the Federal Reserve closed a deal with five of the largest banks in the world, which will be fined $ 5.7 billion dollars for having manipulated currency exchange rates for five years.

It is the second reprimand derived from in less than six months. This time, the banks have also admitted guilt in the fraud, which can lead to criminal charges against its employees. Don’t hold your breath for those criminal charges, though. No single banker has gone to jail in recent history despite multiple and continuous violations of existing law.

The entities signing the pact with American authorities include JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, the British Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS Switzerland.

The banks were accused of packaging low-quality debt products that were at the center of the recent financial crisis and later were cited in the investigation into the manipulation of interbank interest rates.

Of the total figure announced Wednesday, $ 2.5 billion will be paid as part of “criminal punishment”, an unprecedented amount that fits the scale of the currency “cartel” that operates in the financial market.

To this amount US authorities added another $1.8 billion imposed in parallel by the Federal Reserve. The agreement also involves other regulatory agencies.

It is estimated that the illicit profit from these transactions amounted to $ 10 billion, which makes it unclear why the banks are only being fined for half of those profits. A more realistic punishment would be to confiscate the totality of the profits on top of imposing other penalties.

Barclays is the one that suffers the greatest punishment, with a $ 2.4 billion fine, that includes $1.3 billion to close the investigation performed by the department of financial services in New York, the regulator of the futures market in the US and the authority financial behavior in the UK.

The penalties do not really mean that the banks have been caught with their hands in the cookie jar. Instead, it means that they are guilty of fraud, but that they were able to bribe public entities with payments that represent only a fraction of the profits amassed through the fraud in order for the investigation to be suspended.

Citigroup paid $1.2 billion while JP Morgan will pay $ 892 million. In the case of RBS the fine amounts to $ 669 million and UBS will pay $342 million. The US Central Bank has also fined Bank of America with $205 million.

A very important point to make is that the banks and the authorities have been negotiating this settlement for months after two years of investigations.

According to the investigation, operators from rival banks exchanged messages where they arranged strategies and shared confidential information on the movements of their customers, which they later used to agree strategies and limit losses.

The currency exchange market moves $5.3 billion a day, which is about the same number imposed in fines to the five banks accused of fraud.

The final amount of the fine is likely to be announced on Wednesday, as indicated by several sources, based on the agreement reached by each bank.

The head of the U.S. Justice Department, Loretta Lynch, insisted that this “severe” reprimand should be a “reminder” to any entity operating in Wall Street that “use the financial system in their favor” and “inflate” the benefits of companies while taking advantage of customers and consumers in general.

She explained that members of this illegal plot created a chat to communicate in a language that allowed them to escape existing controls. The fraud committed by these banks took place bewteen 2007 and 2013.


Luis R. Miranda is an award-winning journalist and the founder and editor-in-chief at The Real Agenda. His career spans over 18 years and almost every form of news media. His articles include subjects such as environmentalism, Agenda 21, climate change, geopolitics, globalisation, health, vaccines, food safety, corporate control of governments, immigration and banking cartels, among others. Luis has worked as a news reporter, on-air personality for Live and Live-to-tape news programs. He has also worked as a script writer, producer and co-producer on broadcast news. Read more about Luis.