Archive for category Control Grid
August 7, 2012
by: Dr. Mercola
August 7, 2012
This benefit is dubious at best, as there is practically no difference in tooth decay rates between fluoridated and non-fluoridated countries, and no difference between states that fluoridate a high versus low percentage of their water.
Yet, while fluoride in drinking water does NOT decrease rates of tooth decay, numerous studies show that this chemical has a wide array of devastating health effects – one of them being lowered IQ.
Yet Another Study Links Fluoride to Lower IQ Levels
A review of brain studies involving the use of fluoride has concluded that one of the adverse effects of fluoride exposure on children is damage to their neurological development.1 According to the Harvard researchers, children who lived in high-fluoride areas had “significantly lower IQ than those in low fluoride areas,” with the authors noting:
“The results support the possibility of an adverse effect of high fluoride exposure on children’s neurodevelopment.“
This just adds to the growing number of animal and human studies demonstrating the damage fluoride inflicts on your brain, including your pineal gland. The results of one study looking at children’s intelligence in two towns – one with fluoridated water and one without – were particularly revealing, with about 28 percent of the children in the low-fluoride area scoring as “bright, normal or higher intelligence” compared to only 8 percent in the high-fluoride area.2
Further, 15 percent of children in the high-fluoride city had signs of mental retardation, compared with only 6 percent in the low-fluoride city. And the study even accounted for other potential variables, such as lead exposure, iodine deficiency or a history of brain disease or head injury. There have been over 23 human studies and 100 animal studies linking fluoride to brain damage.
Federal government now ruthlessly stealing thousands of dollars from small farmers’ bank accounts via ‘Bank Secrecy Act’
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
By: Jonathan Benson
[NaturalNews] If you run a family farm or other small business in which you regularly make large cash deposits at the bank, you could be in violation of a little-known federal law called the Bank Secrecy Act. Making regular cash deposits of any amount, in fact, could land you in the crosshairs of government tyrants who, according to CBN News, have already seized tens of thousands of dollars from family farmers whose only “crime” was depositing their hard-earned cash in their bank accounts.
When it was first passed by the U.S. Congress back in 1970, the Bank Secrecy Act was intended to combat money laundering and other criminal activity by identifying so-called suspicious depositing activity. This law requires financial institutions to keep rigorous documentation of all individual cash deposits exceeding $10,000, which is considered to be suspicious, and submit this information to federal authorities. (http://www.fincen.gov/statutes_regs/bsa/)
Many criminals; however, allegedly began trying to evade this law by spreading out their individual cash deposits to numerous bank accounts in order to keep them below $10,000, which prompted the federal government to amend the law to prohibit individuals from so-called “structuring” their deposits. Anyone who deposits even moderately-sizable sums of cash, in other words, becomes a potential target under this unreasonably vague and all-inclusive law.
Federal government actively stealing thousands of dollars from American farmers
This is where the Sowers and Taylor families, both of Maryland, come into the picture. According to CBN News, both families operate small farms in Maryland, and both regularly make cash deposits at the bank. Both families were also recently targeted by the Feds for simply following the advice of bank tellers who advised them to avoid laborious paperwork by spreading out their individual cash deposits in order to keep them below the $10,000 threshold.
In the Sowers’ case, business at their independent dairy farm, South Mountain Creamery, has been doing so well in recent years that cash flow began to creep up into the “suspicious” territory. Randy Sowers, owner of South Mountain Creamery, decided to take the advice of his local bank and spread out his deposits in order to keep them below $10,000. As far as Sowers was concerned, there was nothing illegal or wrong about cooperating with his bank’s counsel.
But in February of this year, federal officials targeted Sowers and his farm, and in the process seized roughly $70,000 in financial assets. In the end, Sowers decided to simply settle the case with the government rather than contest it, and like a pack of ruthless pirates, the government agents that targeted Sowers decided to keep $30,000 of his money for absolutely no reason.
An almost identical situation occurred on the other side of Maryland to the Taylor family, which had $90,000 of its hard-earned cash seized by government officials. Like the Sowers, the Taylors spread out their deposits in accordance with their bank’s advice, and became a target for potential criminal activity. Even though the Taylors committed no crime, federal thieves ended up keeping about $45,000 of the Taylor’s earnings that had been seized.
“We found out since that there’s a lot of other people this has happened to, but they all just kind of crawled into a hole and didn’t say anything,” Sowers is quoted as saying to CBN News about this massive government theft racket. “And then the government can go ahead and get away with it because nobody says anything.”
Most ordinary Americans, including farmers, do not have the financial resources to fight government tyranny, so they simply accept it
Sowers says he tried to fight back against the ridiculous charges levied against him, as his cash deposits were clearly not in violation of a law that is intended to target actual criminals like money launderers and drug dealers. But because of the enormous expense involved in fighting back, Sowers decided to simply settle rather than seek justice. And many others like him, including the Taylors, have reportedly taken a similar route as litigious dealings can be unbearably costly and time-consuming.
As far as the Bank Secrecy Act is concerned, the federal government is now openly abusing this law to tyrannize honest, hard-working Americans. In mob fashion, these federal kingpins are taking advantage of every possible opportunity to shake down farmers, small business owners, and others who make cash deposits, accusing them of violating a skewed law that technically every person could be conceived as violating on a regular basis.
“It’s so broad now that they can criminalize anyone,” said Liz Reitzig, co-founder of the Farm Food Freedom Coalition (FFFC) and visionary behind the Raw Milk Freedom Riders campaign (http://www.naturalnews.com/033904_raw_milk_Freedom_Riders.html), to CBN News about the Bank Secrecy Act. “(These farmers) are providing economic prosperity to their rural communities. They’re creating jobs. They are producing something for the American economy. And they’re the ones who are targeted.”
Be sure to read the full CBN News report on the Sowers and the Taylors here: http://www.cbn.com
EPA Violated 10th Amendment & State Rights – Virginia Coalition Files Federal Suit Over Unconstitutional Rain Water Collection Mandate
Monday, August 06, 2012
By: J. D. Heyes
[NaturalNews] The Tenth Amendment has been described by some constitutional scholars and experts as the Bill of Rights’ catch-all amendment, in that it was written into the nation’s founding document as a way to remind future federal lawmakers and officials that unless the Constitution explicitly allows it or bans it, states – as sovereign entities – are free to do as they please.
It was Thomas Jefferson who said, in 1798, “Resolved, that the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government . . . whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.”
In other words, the federal government’s powers are few and defined; state, by comparison, was supposed to be numerous and plentiful.
But that was then. It certainly isn’t that way these days, as states have increasingly fallen under the control over a growing federal Leviathan and its multitude of bloated bureaucracies.
Well, the time seems to have come when states – some of them at least – appear to have had enough. Take Virginia.
A group from the Commonwealth has filed suit in federal court alleging that one of the crown jewels of federal bureaucracy – the Environmental Protection Agency - has stepped way over the central government’s constitutionally limited powers with new rules governing, of all things, rain water run-off.
According to the complaint filed by the Occoquan Watershed Coalition, the EPA violated the Tenth Amendment by imposing a “coercive … unfunded mandate” on a watershed, “to implement a federal program – one not imposed by or under Virginia Law.”
New standards equals hundreds of millions of dollars
The group says the EPA’s rules unconstitutionally force Virginia to control the amount of rainwater allowed to flow into a stream in Fairfax County. The mandate seeks to protect benthic organisms – the benthic zone is the lowest area of a body of water, along the bottom – that the EPA says are killed off by the sediment-rich rainwater.
The suit was filed on behalf of the coalition by the Free-Market Environmental Law Clinic, which estimated the cost of the EPA’s mandate at about $225 million.
“If the county is forced to spend that much money on a single watershed, it will mean not one of the other 29 watersheds in the county will receive funds for their restoration, including the eight watersheds in the OWC’s territory,” says the law clinic, on its Web site.
The suit says a small portion of Accotink Creek, with about 120 miles of shoreline, is “impaired,” under the EPA rules, because soil along an 8.1-mile stretch has eroded and, when it rains, the soil runs off into the creek.
“To address this problem, Fairfax County would normally place rock against those parts of the stream bank that erode the most, and take other actions that fit within its budget,” says an analysis of the case by the American Tradition Institute. “Virginia and Fairfax County have been working together to address Accotink Creek, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected those efforts and in their place adopted a new water quantity standard that limits the total amount of water that can be discharged into the stream each day.”
That “standard” is what is being challenged by OWC.
Trampling the sovereignty of the state
“The Supreme Court has repeatedly held that this kind of coercive federal mandate on a local government is simply not allowed,” said Dr. David W. Schnare, Director of the FME Law Clinic.
“Because Fairfax County and the Commonwealth of Virginia refused to raise this constitutional challenge in their recent suit against EPA, the citizens directly harmed by EPA are the only ones left to protect the rights and privileges of the Commonwealth and FME Law is representing their interests,” he said. “Without that assistance, the serious problems in 29 watersheds will go unaddressed while EPA asks Fairfax County to empty its coffers in a vain effort to fix a problem of minor significance.”
In its suit, the OWC claims the Clean Water Act gives EPA the authority to regulate sediments flowing into streams via pipes or point sources, but gives states and local governments the power to manage non-point sources.
“This is the kind of coercive commandeering the Constitution does not authorize – commandeering that tramples the sovereignty of the state and local governments,” the complaint says.
President Obama’s store sells hemp from Communist China while hemp farming in America remains criminalized
by: Mike Adams
Sunday, August 05, 2012
[NaturalNews] While America’s economy is suffering staggering losses in jobs and debt, the Obama administration is creating jobs for Chinese workers by selling hemp scarves on its website — even while industrialized hemp remains illegal for U.S. farmers to grow!
The “Monique Pean” scarf runs $95 on BarackObama.com (http://store.barackobama.com/monique-pean.html), and is described as:
Designed by Monique Pean. Circle scarf made of 45% certified organic cotton / 55% hemp, measures 42” L X 21” W. Made in the USA.
Here’s a screen shot of the item, in case they try to remove it from their store:
It may be “made in the USA,” but the hemp it uses is imported from nations like China because under the Obama administration, industrial hemp remains illegal to grow in the USA.
The hemp hypocrisy
Thanks to Obama, anyone who tries to grow hemp will be raided at gunpoint by U.S. federal agents, prosecuted for felony crimes and thrown in prison.
So why is it okay for Barack Obama to buy industrial hemp grown in China, but keep industrial hemp criminalized in America?
Robert Scott Bell asked this question on the August 2, 2012 broadcast of the Robert Scott Bell Show. Download the MP3 here:
The hemp segment is right at the beginning of the show. Also covered on the show:
Barack Sells Hemp From China for Money, Denying American Farmers Right to Grow Cannabis, Jon Rappoport, DARPA Seal Flu Shots, Medical Martial Law, Dunderheaded Dentists on Fluoride, Cameroon Cess Pools Really Vaccine Deficiencies, School Shot Exemptions, Menstrual Marketing, Digital Pills, Biological Freedom, Smoking Telephone Poles and more on The Robert Scott Bell Show.
How to really create more jobs in America: LEGALIZE HEMP
If Obama really wanted to create jobs and lift America’s economy, he could simply issue an executive order declaring all industrial hemp to be legal for growing and selling in America.
I’m not saying I agree with the abuse of power of the President invoking executive orders (and bypassing Congress), but if Obama is going to use executive orders, he could use them to restore freedom by legalize farming and helping create industrial hemp jobs in America.
But Obama refuses to do this. While more and more farmers declare bankruptcy and the economic backbone of America is shattered, he buys hemp from China instead of allowing American farmers to grow it right at home!
(Excerpted from Chapter 6: The Bank of Crooks & Criminals International: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)
The Black Network
The Bank of Credit & Commerce International’s (BCCI) most notorious acts were hatched out of its Karachi branch, where the bank’s Black Network (BN) operated. BN was a global intelligence and enforcement unit that specialized in transporting arms, drugs and gold.
BN operations overlapped with the operations of CIA, Israeli Mossad, the Pakistani ISI and Saudi intelligence, all of whom had accounts at BCCI. BN served as middleman for Saudi aid to both the Nicaraguan contras and the Afghan mujahadeen, aid which was being solicited by Richard Secord. 
BN worked extensively with the Israeli Mossad to coordinate Israeli arms deals, especially to Arab countries.
Saudi billionaire Adnan Khashoggi was often at the middle of these deals, along with Manucher Gorbanifar, the former SAVAK agent for the Shah of Iran, whose prowess in the fine arts of torture had landed him a job at Mossad.
BN had close ties to Lieutenant Colonel Amatzia Shuali, an Israeli who split time training Nicaraguan contras and Guatemalan death squads. BCCI was banker to Columbian drug kingpin Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha and had numerous branches in that country.
In 1984, at the height of the contra war, BCCI founder Abedi bought Banco Mercantil in Columbia. In 1989 when Columbian officials raided Gacha’s farm they found Galil assault rifles in crates marked “Israeli Military Industries”. The guns had been used in Mossad’s training of Gacha’s paramilitary army, which was instructed to assassinate Columbian union leaders. Another Israeli with close ties to BN was Ari Ben-Menashe, who helped the Reagan Administration arm Iran.
BN helped Iraqi President Saddam Hussein stash $30 million in skimmed oil revenues from his country’s Treasury, while simultaneously brokering Iraqi Scud missile purchases. The bank brokered nuclear weapons deals for Iraq, Libya, Argentina and Pakistan.
It financed Italian tank sales to Abu Dhabi, North Korean artillery sales to Dubai, Chinese Silkworm missile sales to Saudi Arabia, Brazilian rocket launcher sales to Iran and Iraq, Argentine tank sales to Iraq and French Mirage fighter plane sales to Pakistan, India, Peru, Libya and the GCC Gulf States. They even supplied the tanks to the Kuwaitis for the victory march following Operation Desert Storm, along with Eastern European personnel to drive the tanks while the inept Kuwaitis rode on top waving flags.
In 1985 following the bombing of the US Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon which killed nearly 300 Marines, CIA Director Bill Casey ordered retaliation. BCCI financed the CIA assassination units who hunted Hezbollah operatives. One of those units killed 80 civilians and injured 200 more in a botched attempt to kill Hezbollah leader Sheik Fadlallah.