Friday, October 30, 2009

New reports circulating in the Kremlin today are stating that the United States has become “deeply alarmed” over Japan’s new political leadership sudden shifting of its allegiance to China and the plans of these Asian Nations to form a European Union style trading bloc that would cover half the World’s population, and whose leaders this week, meeting in Thailand, called for “other measures” to reduce dependence on the United States and big Western markets.

This latest move against the United States follows on the heals the decision by Latin American and Caribbean leaders who last week agreed on the creation of a new regional currency aimed at reducing their Nations use of the US Dollar.

Fueling the concerns of the World against the United States are new warnings being issued by a top advisor to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Henri Guaino, who this past week in Paris warned that the Americans were “flooding the world with liquidity” in a desperate move to inflate away its staggering debt load of over $105 Trillion in unfunded liabilities which has put upon each and every American citizen the disastrous amount of $343,932 they now owe to their government.

Equally as concerning to these Asian leaders is the growing power of the Vatican over both the European Union and United States, as we had previously detailed in our October 21st report Vatican Sends “Shockwave” Around World As NASA Scientist Warns Israel “End Is Near”, and which during this past week saw the unprecedented move of the former US FBI Director, Louis Freeh, being granted Italian citizenship and the current British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, assigning his most senior officials to help assure former British Prime Minister, and newly converted Catholic, Tony Blair gains the Presidency of Europe.

Russian economists point out in these reports that the United States has shown “little to no ability” in being able to control the accelerated economic collapse of their Nation that has left over 8 million of their citizens jobless and a further 29 million of them doing everything they can to find full time work while their home foreclosure crisis has sent those rates soaring to the point that the Americans are now reporting that their lack of foreclosure attorneys has now reached “emergency proportions”.

Meanwhile, as their citizens continue their unabated plunge into abject poverty, the US is reporting that their “Great Recessionhas now ended, a move, by the way, that has left the rest of the World stunned as to how the American people in the first place could have allowed the “Bankers Coup” that has captured their Nation and is hurling it into the abyss of history for the benefit of their moneyed political, government and corporate overlords.

So startling has the US banking industries brutal assault upon the American people become that new reports today are showing that besides the staggering extortion like fees they are charging these people (Citibank, in one example, have raised their rates over 200%), they are now enacting new fees against those who pay their bills on time.

Even worse for these people in the United States, which Pravda warns is “Moving from Kingdom of Cash to Socialism Slowly but Surely” and is causing millions of them to flee their “Money Mecca” New York City, no less than their most prestigious newspaper, The New York Times, is now warning them:

“Here at home, the terrible toll from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression continues, with no end to the joblessness in sight and no comprehensible plans for fashioning a healthy economy for the years ahead. The government’s finances resemble a Ponzi scheme…The nation’s political leaders and their corporate puppet masters have fouled this nation up to a fare-thee-well.”

Being forgotten by these American people is that what is happening to them now has long been warned about, including their 7th President, Andrew Jackson, who in defeating the bankers of his day said:

“Gentlemen, I have had men watching you for a long time and I am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in the breadstuffs of the country. When you won, you divided the profits amongst you, and when you lost, you charged it to the bank. You tell me that if I take the deposits from the bank and annul its charter, I shall ruin ten thousand families. That may be true, gentlemen, but that is your sin! Should I let you go on, you will ruin fifty thousand families, and that would be my sin! You are a den of vipers and thieves.”

And sadly, due to these Americans failure to listen to their Founding Fathers and past Presidents who warned them about these bankers, the prophetic words of President Thomas Jefferson are now coming true…

“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation the banks and corporations that grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wakeup homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.”

Today, as millions of Americans are thrown into the streets by their bankster masters, and as millions of their children flee their homes because their parents can no longer afford to feed them, as tens of millions of them more join the growing army of jobless souls searching for work that is no longer there because they have been exported to China and Mexico, one can only wonder if the American spirit that once saw these people through so many other crisis laden times is, indeed, dead and gone forever.

And, most unfortunately, this dire prognosis appears to be true, and as, perhaps and incredibly, best articulated by the New York Times in their stating about their own citizens…

“Where people once might have deluged their elected representatives with complaints, joined unions, resisted mass firings, confronted their employers with serious demands, marched for social justice and created brand new civic organizations to fight for the things they believed in, the tendency now is to assume that there is little or nothing ordinary individuals can do about the conditions that plague them.

This passivity and sense of helplessness most likely stems from the refusal of so many Americans over the past few decades to acknowledge any sense of personal responsibility for the policies and choices that have led the country into such a dismal state of affairs, and to turn their backs on any real obligation to help others who were struggling.

Those chickens have come home to roost. Being an American has become a spectator sport.”

We can only add that this “spectator sport” these Americans believe there are just viewing is about to, and very soon, have very real, and deadly, consequences for them all. One can only hope they are prepared.

Unguided Missile Attacks

Secretary of Commerce, the first Chinese-American ever to hold a US governors office, former top China lobbyist, and longtime Clinton family “conduit” to Communist China, Gary (Lok Gaa-Fai) Locke (photo 2nd left with Chinese Communist Leader President Hu Jintao) Posted by Clif Burns at 3:04 pm on October 19, 2009
Category: BIS, DDTC, MTCR

Bill Gertz's ScreamA headline in last Thursday’s Washington Times portentously warned: “EXCLUSIVE: Obama loosens missile technology controls to China.” The sub-head was “Fulfill Your Final Wishes. Nuclear Apocalypse Expected Tomorrow!!” Well, not really, that wasn’t the actual subhead, but it could have been, given the stern warnings in the article about the supposed dangers of the White House’s actions.

The reason for the doomsday tone was likely that the Washington Times reporter Bill Gertz wrote a story about something that he didn’t really know anything about. Indeed, he probably would have had a better chance of writing an accurate story if he had reported instead on, say, aspectual features of the verb and the relative position of the locatives in Mandarin Chinese.

Let’s roll the tape:

President Obama recently shifted authority for approving sales to China of missile and space technology from the White House to the Commerce Department — a move critics say will loosen export controls and potentially benefit Chinese missile development.

About the only thing in that sentence that is true is the phrase “critics say,” the rest being sadly misinformed. Items on the Missile Technology Control Regime (”MTCR”) are, depending upon whether the MTCR item is on the United States Munitions List (”USML”) or the Commerce Control List (”CCL”), licensed either by the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (”DDTC”) or the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (”BIS”). Items on the USML are licensed by DDTC and are subject to the embargo in section 126.1 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (”ITAR”), meaning, of course, that none of these items will be approved for export to the PRC. Items on the CCL are licensed by BIS and those license are considered on a case-by-case basis by BIS. Nothing in the bemoaned action by the Obama administration changed any of that or shifted any licensing authority over MTCR items from State to Commerce

The action that the Washington Times is referring to is a Presidential Determination made on September 29 that delegated to the Commerce Department the President’s obligation to certify to Congress under section 1512 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1999, 22 U.S.C. § 2778 note, that exports to China of missile and space technology won’t be detrimental to the U.S. space industry or measurably improve the missile or space launch capabilities of the PRC. This is a certification that is made after DDTC or BIS has already approved the export, so the White House action here didn’t shift the authority to approve at all.

Nor did the White House’s action shift, as a practical matter, the obligation over section 1512 certifications from State to Commerce. Given the embargo on shipping USML items to China, the only MTCR items being exported now are items that have already received an export license from BIS. As a result, any section 1512 certifications made by the White House on those exports were undoubtedly made in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce and, no doubt, highly influenced by the findings by BIS and the Secretary of Commerce made in order to justify the export of the MTCR items to China. The White House delegation is really nothing more than a formal delegation of what already had been effectively delegated to Commerce prior to the September 29 Presidential Determination. Suggestions that this change is effective to handing over U.S. nuclear missile technology to Beijing are, simply put, crazy talk, more likely informed by the Washington Times’s political agenda than by any actual understanding of export law.

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Again, more International Police Task Force non-sense. This time it is the International Police Commission.

Number: C2211785 Date Filed: 2/8/2000 Status: active
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The INTERNATIONAL POLICE COMMISSION is a non-government organization (NGO), non-profit, non-sectarian, non-political, and tax exempt organization. Duly registered in the State of California, United States of America.

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Demon worshipper kills family

PORT MORESBY, Oct 28 - A demon worshipper who believed in a black Jesus and paid daily homage on Papua New Guinea's mountaintops hacked his family to death with an axe before killing himself, a report said Wednesday.
Rodney Sinod, 37, had repeatedly warned his family he was going to kill them so the world could be free. He turned upon them in a gruesome murder-suicide on Misima Island, 200 kilometres (125 miles) east of mainland PNG. Sinod attacked his father, sister-in-law and a niece and nephew aged two and five years after returning from his morning worship on October 10, The National newspaper said. He also set upon his 17-year-old niece, chopping off part of her lower hand and striking her in the head with the axe. She survived and is recovering in hospital, the paper said. Sinod then fled to the mountains, stabbing himself in the chest with a knife and slamming himself against a tree to drive the blade in, it said. Local police said demon worship posed a serious threat to Misima's residents, with at least six villages engaging in such activities. Witchcraft and black magic practices are common in PNG. Locals often blame unexplained deaths and those resulting from illnesses such as AIDS, which is rife in the country, on sorcery. The old and the weak are usually targeted. A sex cult leader and his followers fled naked into the wilderness from police last month over claims he had promised villagers a bumper banana harvest if they engaged in public sex.

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Everyone can agree that 1+1=2. But the idea that 7 is greater than 13 -- that some numbers are luckier than others -- makes no sense to some people. Such numerical biases can cause deep divisions.

And that is what happened earlier this month in Hong Kong. Property developer Henderson Land Development Co. made news for selling a condominium for $56.6 million, a price the developer called a residential record in Asia. But after that sale was announced, the property began making news for other unusual numbers. Henderson is labeling the floors of its property at 39 Conduit Road with numbers that increase, but not in the conventional 1-then-2 way. The floor above 39, for example, is 60. And the top three floors are consecutively labeled 66, 68 and 88.

Associated Press

In Las Vegas, where lucky numbers such as 7 are always welcome, couples gathered at Mandalay Bay to wed on July 7, 2007.

This offended some people's sense of order. At a protest Sunday against high housing prices, Hong Kong Democratic Party legislators expressed dissatisfaction with the numbering scheme's tenuous relationship to reality. "You could call the ground floor the 88th floor, but it's meaningless," says Emily Lau. "When you say you live on the 88th floor, people expect you to be on the 88th floor, not the 10th floor or something."

Numerology, a belief that certain digits have greater meaning beyond merely their quantity, has long been been viewed as a kind of loony uncle to mathematics. Numerologists favor or fear certain numbers depending on factors such as the sound of the words for those numbers or the letter in the alphabet they correspond to. That kind of reasoning leads some mathematicians, who are governed by numerical laws and properties, to believe they have one up on

But many mathematicians have their own emotional attachments to numbers that drove them to enter the field in the first place. Some will cop to having numerical crushes that might not look that different from numerologists'.

"The idea that numbers are somehow pure and immune to superstitious thinking, because they're somehow more 'objective' than words, doesn't take into account the fact that every concept exists (in our minds) in an interconnected tapestry of emotionally and culturally charged signifiers," Golan Levin, designer of the interactive project The Secret Lives of Numbers, which tracks the popularity of every whole number between one and one million, writes in an email. He considers most numerical superstitions harmless.

Thomas Garrity, a mathematician at Williams College, has always had a particular fondness for the number 9. The number 51, however, doesn't make his favorites list.

"This might stem from childhood, when I regularly thought that 51 should be prime, even though 51=3x17," he says, taking a trip down mathematical memory lane. But he doesn't base decisions on his preferences, for instance by avoiding the 51st floor of buildings, he says. "I can understand people having slightly irrational feelings about particular numbers," Prof. Garrity says. "I don't get, though, people making real decisions based on such feelings."

And yet some numerical superstitions do spread, especially when profits are involved. A Las Vegas casino that caters to Hong Kong high rollers also skips floors from 40 to 59, while Henderson's Hong Kong development omits the 13th floor to cater to Western tastes.

A Henderson spokeswoman says customers "don't want the fours and the unlucky numbers. These numbers are more interesting."

Henderson chose to name the floors as it did because of positive associations with 6 and 8, and negative ones with 4. In Cantonese and Mandarin, the word for eight sounds like "faat," which means prosperity. Hence the Beijing Olympics starting time of 8 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2008. The word for four, meanwhile, "sounds very much like 'death,' and is therefore avoided at all costs," says Hung-Hsi Wu, professor emeritus of mathematics at University of California, Berkeley, who was born in Hong Kong. Six is also considered lucky.

A preference for six over four also guided developers of the 42-floor Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas. There, penthouses are on the 60th, 61st and 62nd floor because Mandalay Bay skips the numbers 40 to 59.

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"Numerology: The Secret Power of Numbers" workshop -- 11/11/2009

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This is an interview that was censored for obvious reasons. Dr. Maurice Hilleman who was a senior vaccine scientist at Merck reveals the real story behind AIDS and the SV40 virus which causes cancer and how they have been deliberately put in vaccines to infect people. SAY NO TO THE SWINE FLU VACCINE!

SHOCKING!... W.H.O. 1972 Memos... Describes How to Turn Vaccines Into a Means of Killing!

Submitted by SadInAmerica on Tue, 10/27/2009 - 1:42pm.

Two key memorandums from WHO, discovered by Patrick Jordan, prove WHO has intentionally created the three-shot killer vaccine that people in the USA and other countries could soon be forced to take. ~ Documents

1972 WHO Bulletin 47, No 2 Memordanda #1 and #2 Virus-associated immunopathology:

Animal models and implications for human disease * technically outline the ability to create biological weapons in the form of vaccines that:

1) First totally disable the Immune System.

2) Load every cell of the Victim’s body up with Infection.

3) Switch the Immune System on causing the host to kill themselves in a Cytokine Storm.

One, Two, Three, Dead!

** These WHO Memorandas describe the three-stage impact of the three "shots" many people will be forced to take this fall to allegedly treat a virus that WHO also helped create and release.

** This is a crucial piece of evidence of WHO's long-term genocidal intentions that could stand in any court of law because these memorandums give the best and fullest explanation WHO's and affiliated labs (such as the CDC) current activities, such as their patenting of the most lethal bird flu viruses, their sending that virus to Baxter's subsidiary in Austria, which weaponised it and sent out 72 kilos to 16 labs in four countries almost triggering a global pandemic.

For every crime, there needs to be motive, an indication that it was deliberate, planned. The WHO memorandums provide the evidence of just that deliberate, long-term planning to kill people by weakening their immune system by use of the first vaccine, injecting a live virus into their body by a second, and creating a cytokine storm using squalene in a third.

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Virus-associated immunopathology : animal models and implications for human disease:

1. Effects of viruses on the immune system, immune-complex diseases, and antibody-mediated immunologic injury

Bull World Health Organ. 1972; 47(2): 257?264.
PMCID: PMC2480894

Virus-associated immunopathology: animal models and implications for human disease:

2. Cell-mediated immunity, autoimmune diseases, genetics, and implications for clinical research

Bull World Health Organ. 1972; 47(2): 265?274
PMCID: PMC2480896

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Politicians And Pundits Unintentionally Singing About Peace Prize, United Nations and Healthcare
Presidents, Prime Ministers and Pundits sing in harmony. Love and happiness abounds. "A Nobel for not being George Bush" LOL!
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Pelosi Called “Nazi” While Announcing Health Care Bill
POLITICO’s Meredith Shiner reporting from Nancy Pelosi’s big health care reform announcement:

An anti-Pelosi activist started screaming into a bullhorn, “Nazi Pelosi! Nazi Pelosi! You’ll burn in hell for this!” as she was announcing the plan, which includes a public option.

Pelosi, scarcely missing a beat, responded, “Thank you, insurance companies of America.”
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Phones now guns next?

Anyone out there who does not believe that eventually gun confiscation will ultimately come to their door need only to witness what took place Wednesday in a Senate hearing with the Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and the FCC. It wasn't about guns but in time it will be. A rose by any other name is still a rose.

The debate was about the Federal government's full court press to end texting while driving. I'm no fan of distracted drivers, but the display and comments given during the hearing were frightening.

Democratic Senators Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia and Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey has introduced the Distracted Driving Prevention Act of 2009 which will seek a nationwide ban on texting of any kind while driving. It has strong support from Sen. Schumer who introduced a similar bill of his own.

It has momentum because Obama issued an executive order earlier this month banning federal employees using a government car from texting that will become effective at the first of next year.

Rockefeller is proposing to have some electronic device installed in cars to disable the drivers phone in answer to those who doubt that police can really catch a driver texting.

The real kicker is folks like Schumer and others who boastfully expressed how to use federal funding as a blackmail to withhold money from states that do not implement some kind of restrictions.

Secretary LaHood reportedly had this comment “All of us politicians know that if you say something often enough people start to believe it,” said LaHood. “Even if it’s not true.” He's also reported to have said "it's a menace to society."

There were some arguing states rights, but I'm willing to bet if the feds threaten to hold back money from these states, their legislatures will buckle in a heart beat.

You can bet there is a day on the calendar when the subject won't be text messaging, but guns. I understand that even one of the largest cell phone companies is supporting Sen. Schumer's bill. Remember how quickly Smith and Wesson sucked up to President Clinton in the earlier days of the "Assault weapon ban"?

There is no doubt that a distracted driver is dangerous. I know first hand as a truck driver for 33 years the results that come about when a person is driving and on the phone, or eating or playing with the radio, but the horror that awaits us is that the majority of our population will accept allowing government to step further into their personal lives.

It's a menace to society, so we're told and this law will protect our children and us. Who can argue with that? So too, it will be for guns. They are a menace to society and a prohibition on them will protect our children and us. It will even reduce health care costs we will be told.

The bottom line is that I don't think we're ever going to put this monster federal government into a cage. But if we all work hard to find strong people willing to run for state and local offices and do all that we can to elect them into office, then perhaps we may find some dragon slayers.

If you think this is a commercial because I'm running for office think again buckaroos. I've been beating this horse for years. The state legislator who clearly understands the words liberty and freedom and acts accordingly is a rare and scarce breed.

Within the next three years many will discover the importance of electing the right individuals to state office, if they are fortunate enough to have a brave soul willing to step up. I'll speak more on this at the 2nd Amendment Patriot meeting Saturday.

Jim and Margie
2nd Amendment Patriots

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Putin Given Shocking Report Saying Obama “Ousted” In Right-Wing US Coup

Shocking reports circulating in the Kremlin today are stating that Prime Minister Putin’s refusal to agree to new talks with the United States on the START 1 Nuclear Arms Control Treaty, Russian National Security Council Head Nikolai Patrushev’s warning that the Motherlands “military must prepare for a large-scale conflict” and the State Duma’s unanimous vote to allow Russian troops to go “abroad to prevent aggression by other states and to protect Russian citizens on foreign soil”, are all due to a GRU report stating that the American President, Barack Obama, has been made to “surrender his power” to the Right-Wing fascist forces who now, for all intent and purposes, are steering the US towards Total Global War.

According to these reports, in the ‘fractious’ White House meeting held between Obama and his top US Military Commanders in late September (and as we had previously reported on in our October 2nd report “Obama In Secret Russia Visit Warns Putin, “I May Not Make It”) the American President was forced to sign away a strategic portion of his power, and as we can read as posted by the United States Federal Register:


DOCID: fr02oc09-83

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Presidential Determination No. 2009-31 of September 29, 2009

Presidential Determination On the Delegation of Certifications Under Section 1512 of Public Law 105-261 Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of Title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions of the President under section 1512 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (NDAA). In the performance of your responsibility under this memorandum, you shall consult, as appropriate, the heads of other executive departments and agencies. You are authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.

(Presidential Sig.)


Washington, September 29, 2009

[FR Doc. E9-23917

Filed 10-1-09; 8:45 am]

Billing code 3510-BP-P

Important to note about Obama’s signing away his power is that it is authorized under US Code Title 3 Section 301 which states:

The President of the United States is authorized to designate and empower the head of any department or agency in the executive branch, or any official thereof who is required to be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to perform without approval, ratification, or other action by the President

(1) any function which is vested in the President by law, or

(2) any function which such officer is required or authorized by law to perform only with or subject to the approval, ratification, or other action of the President: Provided, That nothing contained herein shall relieve the President of his responsibility in office for the acts of any such head or other official designated by him to perform such functions. Such designation and authorization shall be in writing, shall be published in the Federal Register, shall be subject to such terms, conditions, and limitations as the President may deem advisable, and shall be revocable at any time by the President in whole or in part.

To the specific power Obama was forced to relinquish to the right-wing fascist coup plotters we can further read from Section 1512 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999, and which says:


The President shall certify to the Congress at least 15 days in advance of any export to the People's Republic of China of missile equipment or technology (as defined in section 74 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2797c)) that--

(1) such export is not detrimental to the United States space launch industry; and

(2) the missile equipment or technology, including any indirect technical benefit that could be derived from such export, will not measurably improve the missile or space launch capabilities of the People's Republic of China.

To the greatest alarm caused in Russia by Obama’s being forced to give up this power is the man to whom he has given it to, and who, according to FSB files, is one of Communist China’s most deeply embedded spies in the United States and is the Americans current Secretary of Commerce, the first Chinese-American ever to hold a US governors office, former top China lobbyist, and longtime Clinton family “conduit” to Communist China, Gary (Lok Gaa-Fai) Locke (photo 2nd left with Chinese Communist Leader President Hu Jintao)

Not being told to the American people about Secretary Locke is his longstanding ties with the Chinese Communists funneling money to the US Democratic Party under the regime of former President Clinton and his wife, now US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton orchestrated by master China spy and former US deputy assistant secretary for International economic affairs under Clinton John Huang through the Lippo Bank in California and the Worthen Bank in Arkansas.

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has now declared that improving the United States ties with China is now her “personal mission”, these reports continue, Obama’s signing over of his power to Americas most strategic military secrets to Communist China through Secretary Locke “proves beyond all doubt” that the US has acquiesced to the Chinese who are expected in the next moves of the Great Game to strike the Motherland in a grab to gain for themselves the vast mineral, timber and fishery wealth of Siberia, the last such resources remaining in the World today.

[Note: Siberia makes up about 77% of Russia's territory (13.1 million square kilometres), but only 25% of Russia's population and holds some of the World's largest deposits of nickel, gold, lead, coal, molybdenum, gypsum, diamonds, silver and zinc, as well as extensive unexploited resources of oil and natural gas and whose Sea of Okhotsk is one of the two or three richest fisheries on the Planet.]

Being forgotten by these duplicitous and arrogant right-wing fascists now controlling America is that the Motherland is more than able to defend itself against them, including such notable figures as White House Communication Director Anita Dunn who was recently video taped praising the former brutal Chinese Communist Dictator Mao Tse-tung as one of her “favorite political philosophers”.

And for those sleeping Americans soon to be awakened to the catastrophic horrors of what their “leaders” have in store for them through there new alliance with the satanic Chinese Communists they should, and sooner rather than later, remember the words of Chairman Mao, who aside from correctly calling the United States a “paper tiger”, gave this advice to all of his followers: “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.”

Whose guns will win the battle for the United States, their sleeping Patriots, or their overlord masters, it is not to our knowing….only that the battle is coming soon.

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Big Trouble In Afghanistan : Karzai's Brother CIA Paid Drug Lord=8 years

This story was filed by CBS News foreign affairs analyst Pamela Falk at the United Nations.
The leak of information about Afghan President Hamid Karzai's brother and his alleged connection to the CIA and tribal drug lords is curious. Leaks always are. But in this case, the release of this sensitive information is troublesome and potentially game-changing in a dangerous war.

Ahmed Wali Karzai (at left) admitted to giving the agency information, but has denied receiving any money from the CIA, or being part of the lucrative Afghanistan opium trade – making him, at least in Washington-talk, that much more guilty.

The information, published in the New York Times, first stated that the president's brother was, in effect, the southern sector's political boss, running the election, communicating with the Taliban for the U.S. government, informing the U.S. government of possible attacks, and overseeing several bridges vital to opium traffickers.

The U.N.'s report on the drug trade in Afghanistan, "Afghan Opium Survey 2009," released in Kabul by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) last month, said the drug lords and the government in Afghanistan had a "marriage of convenience," that the traffickers had built a stand-alone empire similar to South America's Colombian cartels, and that both the Taliban and the Afghan government extracted tariffs on their trade.

Read: Afghanistan Now Has Drug Cartels
Watch Pam Falk Discuss Recent Developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The analysis of the New York Times' information took it to new levels: Wali Karzai was reported, in other news, to be a major drug lord and a CIA operative. But regardless of the exaggeration, the fact remains that the president's brother has some connection to drug lords – even if it is personally-enriching political expediency – and that relationship is unacceptable by any American foreign policy standards.

Senate hearings have been called for — in the day since the information surfaced.

The report itself will change the political and military landscape in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The insurgents will use it as proof of the U.S. meddling at the highest level of the Afghan government. In Pakistan, where the use of drones is already being questioned by the U.N. envoy for extrajudicial killings — and the Pakistani Parliament questions the strings on the $7.5 billion U.S. aid package — the equation of the U.S. government to the CIA is devastating.

So, the obvious, unanswered question is: who leaked the information?

Speculation has begun, but the most curious aspect of the most recent Washington leak is the fact that there is not a major outcry from the administration, from the U.S. military or from the public, for that matter, about the security breach itself.

Leaks are to Washington as milk is to a baby. International politics has always run on the politically unsavory use of them.

In early October, staffers inside the usually airtight International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) leaked a report that is in draft form, of questionable intelligence, and still unpublished, that Iran has sufficient information to be able to design and produce a workable implosion nuclear device, in order to imply that IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei, cautious and with only one month to go in his unblemished tenure, was not allowing the report to be published.

More infamous leaks were the Pentagon Papers in the Vietnam era and the Valerie Plame saga, where she was exposed as a CIA agent married to former Bush Administration official, Ambassador Joseph Wilson.

The Karzai story may not help the Afghan President's principal opponent in the November 7 election, Abdullah Abdullah, that much, but it will certainly damage Hamid Karzai's credibility and ability to govern. It will also take Ahmed Wali Karzai out of the information trade.

The impact could be enormous and, more to the point, it brings to the surface a cavernously deep division between U.S. military intelligence – cited several times in the report – and the administration on Afghan strategy. The speculation is that the request by U.S. and NATO General Stanley A. McChrystal is strengthened by the need to combat the drug lords directly and because the drug trafficking has truly corrupted the Afghan government, implying as well that the Taliban has deeper stakes in the running of the country.

The alternative to the political theater of leaks in Washington, are whistleblowers: someone who is willing to commit personal and professional self-destruction by releasing the information with fingerprints. Peter Gabriel, the deputy of the U.N. Mission in Afghanistan, did that a few weeks ago on the extent of the fraud in the Afghan election, and was summarily fired.

To a certain extent, General McChrystal already has spoken out publicly for the need for more troops, and has been less outspoken in recent days.

Thus, the leak. Somewhere is Washington; someone has an interest in getting the information out, regardless of the possible danger to U.S. strategy and perception of the U.S. role in the war. That is not amazing. The only remarkable thing is that the Obama Administration is not outraged by it. In Washington tealeaf reading terms, that means the administration has the key motive for the leak.

With no fingerprints on the information, the speculation will continue. Meanwhile, U.S. war room deliberations on Afghanistan strategy just got a whole lot more complicated.
The CIA pays another drug trafficker Atlanta Journal Constitution

Viewpoints: Americans get killed as we play both sides in Afghan drug trade

Sacramento Bee - Eugene Robinson - ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
So is it our policy to attack the Afghan drug trade while we also line the pockets of one of its reputed kingpins? Who is going to explain this to the ...

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CNN Hunts Down Freemasons In U.S. Government


The popularity of Dan Brown’s new book The Lost Symbol prompted CNN’s “am fix” to investigate the Freemasons in Congress and the White House. Earth’s largest and oldest secret fraternity has had wide influence on the construction of Washington D.C.’s layout and the people who make up the U.S. government. While in the halls of Congress on Oct. 6, CNN’s reporters were met mostly with politicians who did not want to speak to them. A couple senators did speak but divulged very little information about their fraternity. WV Democratic Representative Nick Rahall educated the reporters about the Masonic compass and square symbol and recited a short history of his involvement as a Freemason. The “my am” anchors let the viewers know they did not really believe Rahall when he said the Masons are not trying to rule the world. CNN also briefly explained the Freemasonic connection to the Declaration of Independence, the founding fathers of the USA, members including Presidents and Congress members, and one of the many road symbols in the layout of Washington..

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Professor Michael Shermer, editor of the Skeptic Magazine, has published a book by the above title and then contributed an article to his quaterly publication. He also has a monthly column in Scientific American

Why Smart People Believe Weird Things

by Michael Shermer | Sep 15 '03

“When men wish to construct or support a theory, how they torture facts into their service!”

—John Mackay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds , 1852

During the month of April 1998, when I was on a lecture tour for the first edition of my book Why People Believe Weird Things , the psychologist Robert Sternberg (best known for his pioneering work in multiple intelligences) attended my presentation at the Yale Law School. His response to the lecture was both enlightening and troubling. It is certainly entertaining to hear about other people's weird beliefs, Sternberg reflected, because we are confident that we would never be so foolish as to believe in such nonsense as alien abductions, ghosts, Bigfoot, ESP, and all manner of paranormal ephemera. But, he retorted, the interesting question is not why other people believe weird things, but why you and I believe weird things; and, as a subset of Us (versus Them), why smart people believe weird things. Sternberg then preceded to rattle off a number of beliefs held by his colleagues in psychology—by all accounts a reasonably smart cohort—that might reasonably be considered weird. And, he wondered with wry irony, which of his own beliefs…and mine…would one day be considered weird?

Unfortunately, there is no formal definition of a weird thing that most people can agree upon, because it depends so much on the particular claim being made in the context of the knowledge base that surrounds it and the individual or community proclaiming it. One person's weird belief might be another's normal theory, and a weird belief at one time might subsequently become normal. Stones falling from the sky were once the belief of a few daffy Englishmen; today we have an accepted theory of meteorites. In the jargon of science philosopher Thomas Kuhn, revolutionary ideas that are initially anathema to the accepted paradigm, in time may become normal science as the field undergoes a paradigm shift. 1

Still, we can formulate a general outline of what might constitute a weird thing as we consider specific examples. For the most part, what I mean by a “weird thing” is: (1) a claim unaccepted by most experts in that particular field of study, (2) a claim that is either logically impossible or highly unlikely, and/or (3) a claim for which the evidence is largely anecdotal and uncorroborated. Most theologians, for example, recognize that God's existence cannot be proven in any scientific sense, and thus I consider William Dembski's Intelligent Design Theory, Hugh Ross's “Reasons to Believe,” and Frank Tipler's Omega Point Theory—all of which purportedly use science to prove God—as not only unacceptable to most members of their knowledge community but as uncorroborated because such proof is logically impossible. 2

“Smart people” suffers from a similar problem in operational definition, but at least here our task is aided by achievement criteria that most would agree, and the research shows, requires a minimum level of intelligence. Graduate degrees (especially the Ph.D.), university positions (especially at recognized and reputable institutions), peer-reviewed publications, and the like, allow us to concur that, while we might quibble over how smart some of these people are, the problem of smart people believing weird things is a genuine one that is quantifiable through measurable data.

An Easy Answer to a Hard Question

It is a given assumption in the skeptical movement—elevated to a maxim really—that intelligence and education serve as an impenetrable prophylactic against the flim flam that we assume the unintelligent and uneducated masses swallow with credulity. Indeed, at the Skeptics Society we invest considerable resources in educational materials distributed to schools and the media under the assumption that this will make a difference in our struggle against pseudoscience and superstition. These efforts do make a difference, particularly for those who are aware of the phenomena we study but have not heard a scientific explanation for them. But are the cognitive elite protected against the nonsense that passes for sense in our culture? Is flapdoodle the fodder for only fools? The answer is no. The question is why?

For those of us in the business of debunking bunk and explaining the unexplained, this is what I call the Hard Question: why do smart people believe weird things? My Easy Answer will seem somewhat paradoxical at first:

Smart people believe weird things because they are skilled at defending beliefs they arrived at for non-smart reasons.

That is to say, most of us most of the time come to our beliefs for a variety of reasons having little to do with empirical evidence and logical reasoning (that, presumably, smart people are better at employing). Rather, such variables as genetic predispositions, parental predilections, sibling influences, peer pressures, educational experiences, and life impressions all shape the personality preferences and emotional inclinations that, in conjunction with numerous social and cultural influences, lead us to make certain belief choices. Rarely do any of us sit down before a table of facts, weigh them pro and con, and choose the most logical and rational belief, regardless of what we previously believed. Instead, the facts of the world come to us through the colored filters of the theories, hypotheses, hunches, biases, and prejudices we have accumulated through our lifetime. We then sort through the body of data and select those most confirming what we already believe, and ignore or rationalize away those that are disconfirming.

All of us do this, of course, but smart people are better at it through both talent and training. Some beliefs really are more logical, rational, and supported by the evidence than others, of course, but it is not my purpose here to judge the validity of beliefs; rather, I am interested in the question of how we came to them in the first place, and how we hold on to them in the face of either no evidence or contradictory evidence.

The Psychology of Belief

There are a number of principles of the psychology of belief that go to the heart of fleshing out my Easy Answer to the Hard Question.

1. Intelligence and Belief.

Although there is some evidence that intelligent people are slightly less likely to believe in some superstitions and paranormal beliefs, overall conclusions are equivocal and limited. A study conducted in 1974 with Georgia high-school seniors, for example, found that those who scored higher on an I.Q. test were significantly less superstitious than students with lower I.Q. scores. 3 A 1980 study by psychologists James Alcock and L. P. Otis found that belief in various paranormal phenomena was correlated with lower critical thinking skills. 4 In 1989, W. S. Messer and R. A. Griggs found that belief in such psi phenomena as out-of-body experiences, ESP, and precognition was negatively correlated with classroom performance as measured by grades (as belief goes up, grades go down). 5

But it should be noted that these three studies are using three different measures: I.Q., critical thinking skills, and educational performance. These may not always be indicative of someone being “smart.” And what we mean by “weird things” here is not strictly limited to superstition and the paranormal. For example, cold fusion, creationism, and Holocaust revisionism could not reasonably be classified as superstitions or paranormal phenomena. In his review of the literature in one of the best books on this subject ( Believing in Magic ), psychologist Stuart Vyse concludes that while the relationship between intelligence and belief holds for some populations, it can be just the opposite in others. He notes that the New Age movement in particular “has led to the increased popularity of these ideas among groups previously thought to be immune to superstition: those with higher intelligence, higher socioeconomic status, and higher educational levels. As a result, the time-honored view of believers as less intelligent than nonbelievers may only hold for certain ideas or particular social groups.” 6

For the most part intelligence is orthogonal to and independent of belief. In geometry, orthogonal means “at right angles to something else”; in psychology orthogonal means “statistically independent of an experimental design: such that the variates under investigation can be treated as statistically independent,” for example, “the concept that creativity and intelligence are relatively orthogonal (i.e., unrelated statistically) at high levels of intelligence.” 7 Intuitively it seems as if the more intelligent people are the more creative they will be. In fact, in almost any profession significantly affected by intelligence (e.g., science, medicine, the creative arts), once you are at a certain level among the population of practitioners (and that level appears to be an I.Q. score of about 125), there is no difference in intelligence between the most successful and the average in that profession.

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At that point other variables take over, such as creativity, or achievement motivation and the drive to succeed, which are independent of intelligence. 8

Cognitive psychologist Dean Keith Simonton's research on genius, creativity, and leadership, for example, has revealed that the raw intelligence of creative geniuses and leaders is not as important as their ability to generate a lot of ideas and select from them those that are most likely to succeed. Simonton argues that creative genius is best understood as a Darwinian process of variation and selection. Creative geniuses generate a massive variety of ideas from which they select only those most likely to survive and reproduce. As the two-time Nobel laureate and scientific genius Linus Pauling observed, one must “have lots of ideas and throw away the bad ones…. You aren't going to have good ideas unless you have lots of ideas and some sort of principle of selection.” Like Forest Gump, genius is as genius does, says Simonton: “these are individuals credited with creative ideas or products that have left a large impression on a particular domain of intellectual or aesthetic activity. In other words, the creative genius attains eminence by leaving for posterity an impressive body of contributions that are both original and adaptive. In fact, empirical studies have repeatedly shown that the single most powerful predictor of eminence within any creative domain is the sheer number of influential products an individual has given the world.” In science, for example, the number one predictor for receiving the Nobel Prize is the rate of journal citation—a measure, in part, of one's productivity. As well, Simonton notes, Shakespeare is a literary genius not just because he was good, but because “probably only the Bible is more likely to be found in English-speaking homes than is a volume containing the complete works of Shakespeare.” In music, Simonton notes: “Mozart is considered a greater musical genius than Tartini in part because the former accounts for 30 times as much music in the classical repertoire as does the latter. Indeed, almost a fifth of all classical music performed in modern times was written by just three composers: Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven.” 9 In other words, it is not so much that these creative geniuses were smart, but that they were productive and selective.

So intelligence is also orthogonal to the variables that go into shaping someone’s beliefs. Think of this relationship visually as follows:

High Intelligence


Weird Beliefs


Normal Beliefs


Low Intelligence

Another problem is that smart people might be smart in only one field. We say that their intelligence is domain specific. In the field of intelligence studies there is a long-standing debate about whether the brain is “domain general” or “domain specific.” Evolutionary psychologists John Tooby, Leda Cosmides, and Steve Pinker, for example, reject the idea of a domain-general processor, focusing on brain modules that evolved to solve specific problems in our evolutionary history. On the other hand, many psychologists accept the notion of a global intelligence that could be considered domain general. 10 Archaeologist Steven Mithen goes so far as to say that it was a domain-general processor that made us human: “The critical step in the evolution of the modern mind was the switch from a mind designed like a Swiss army knife to one with cognitive fluidity, from a specialized to a generalized type of mentality. This enabled people to design complex tools, to create art and believe in religious ideologies. Moreover, the potential for other types of thought which are critical to the modern world can be laid at the door of cognitive fluidity.” 11 It seems reasonable to argue that the brain consists of both domain specific and domain general modules. David Noelle, of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at the Carnegie Mellon University, informs me:

Modern neuroscience has made it clear that the adult brain does contain functionally distinct circuits. As our understanding of the brain advances, however, we find that these circuits rarely map directly onto complex domains of human experience, such as ‘religion’ or ‘belief.’ Instead, we find circuits for more basic things, such as recognizing our location in space, predicting when something good is going to happen (e.g., when we will be rewarded), remembering events from our own lives, and keeping focused on our current goal. Complex aspects of behavior, like religious practices, arise from the interaction of these systems— not from any one module. 12

What happens when smart people are smart in one field (domain specificity) but are not smart in an entirely different field, especially if the new field is a fertile breeding ground for weird beliefs? When Harvard marine biologist Barry Fell jumped fields into archaeology and wrote a best-selling book about all the people who discovered America before Columbus ( America B.C. ), he was woefully unprepared and obviously unaware that archaeologists had already considered his hypotheses of who first discovered America (Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Phoenicians, etc.) but rejected them for lack of credible evidence. This is a splendid example of the social aspects of science, and why being smart in one field does not make one smart in another. Science is a social process, where one is trained in a certain paradigm and works with others in the field. A community of scientists read the same journals, go to the same conferences, review each other’s papers and books, and generally exchange ideas about the facts, hypotheses, and theories in that field. Through vast experience they know, fairly quickly, which new ideas stand a chance of succeeding and which are obviously wrong. Newcomers from other fields typically dive in with both feet without the requisite training and experience, and proceed to generate new ideas that they think—because of their success in their own field—will be revolutionary. Instead, they are usually greeted with disdain (or, more typically, simply ignored) by the professionals in the field. This is not because (as they usually think) insiders don’t like outsiders (or that all great revolutionaries are persecuted or ignored), but because in most cases those ideas were considered years or decades before and rejected for perfectly legitimate reasons.

2. Gender and Belief.

In many ways the orthogonal relationship of intelligence and beliefs is not unlike that of gender and beliefs. With the surge of popularity of psychic mediums like John Edward, James Van Praagh, and Sylvia Browne, it has become obvious to observers, particularly among journalists assigned to cover them, that at any given gathering (usually at large hotel conference rooms holding several hundred people, each of whom paid several hundred dollars to be there), that the vast majority (at least 75%) are women. Understandably, journalists inquire whether women, therefore, are more superstitious or less rational than men, who typically disdain such mediums and scoff at the notion of talking to the dead. Indeed, a number of studies have found that women hold more superstitious beliefs and accept more paranormal phenomena as real than men. In one study of 132 men and women in New York City, for example, scientists found that more women than men believed in knocking on wood or that walking under a ladder brought bad luck. 13 Another study showed that more college women than men professed belief in precognition. 14

Although the general conclusion from such studies seems compelling, it is wrong. The problem here is with limited sampling. If you attend any meeting of creationists, Holocaust “revisionists,” or UFOlogists, for instance, you will find almost no women at all (the few that I see at such conferences are the spouses of attending members and, for the most part, they look bored out of their skulls). For a variety of reasons related to the subject matter and style of reasoning, creationism, revisionism, and UFOlogy are guy beliefs. So, while gender is related to the target of one’s beliefs, it appears to be unrelated to the process of believing. In fact, in the same study that found more women than men believed in precognition, it turns out that more men than women believe in Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. 15 Seeing into the future is a woman’s thing, tracking down chimerical monsters is a man’s thing. There are no differences between men and women in the power of belief, only in what they choose to believe.

There is a simple reason--one based on the distinction the Greeks made and consistent with scientific psychology--namely, the animal nature of the person influences the rational nature. Social reinforcers influence analysis. In plain language, people like to genuflect.

No one deliberately does bad math unless there is personal benefits. The simple adding of a column of figures and arriving at a sum in most instances in free of social reinforces that would reward the wrong answer, but the analysis of the New Testament has many, many social reinforcers acquired over the individual’s lifetime.

To analyze the errors (as Shermer does) doesn’t show its causes. It isn’t the person’s inability to tell fiction from history that makes him believe that JC walked on water, for that error is not universally made: scriptures of other religions are treated as fiction. If scripture analysis was similar to an error in Calculus where a particular use of a derivate was incorrect, that error would be repeated each time the operation was repeated. With errors of analysis, be it of herbs or of JC, the error occurs only in the sphere that has been subjected to strong social reinforcers.

Smart people are subject to social reinforcers just like those with room-temperature IQs; however, most smart people have been subjected to greater training in methods of rational analysis, and so has their peer group. The answer as to why smart people believe weird things is found in their personal history.

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Robert Anton Wilson's Quantum Psychology

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Ron Paul responds to Michael Moore

Ron Paul on Larry King tonight explaining to Michael Moore the difference between capitalism and corporatism.

Ron Paul: "I don't think he (Moore) is quite willing to criticize Obama like Bush, But I AM"

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CIA Director Leon Panetta was in San Francisco defending the U.S. policy of targeted assassinations in the war on terror last week.

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