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G. Edward Griffin’s RealityZone.com
2010 FEBRUARY 13 – 19
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US: Because of an approaching treaty deadline to destroy a portion of American chemical weapons, the government plans to explode them in Colorado and Kentucky. To neutralize the chemicals would take too long, they say; but to blow them up may only disperse them into the air, including mustard and nerve gas. Local residents say this move puts the safety of citizens below global politics.
AP 2010 Feb 19 (Cached)
Niger: Military coup, allegedly over term limits and powers of the former President, is widely thought to be over who will control Nigeria’s vast deposits of Uranium. The new President was trained in Morocco and China and is a former UN “Peacekeeper.” The US State Department declines to classify the coup as a coup. Does this smell fishy or what? Time will tell. Reuters 2010 Feb 19 (Cached)
A Philadelphia school provided 1800 students with laptop computers, and is being sued by parents because school officials remotely activated built-in webcams to spy on the kids (and everyone else) at home. Raw Story 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
Former researcher and spokesman for Big Pharma admits faking dozens of research studies published in medical journals. The real story here is that this is not unusual but merely one more incident in a long history of scientific fraud in the drug industry. The researcher may be punished, but the executives of the companies will not. Natural News 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
Virginia sues the Environmental Protection Agency to change its position that greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and cause global warming because the agency relied on flawed and “doctored” research. The Virginia Pilot 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
United Nations climate chief quits allegedly due to depression over the breakdown of the Copenhagen climate summit. He says it is because rich and poor nations were bickering, but fails to mention that his agency has been accused of tampering with scientific evidence to favor the global-warming myth.
AP 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
NY: 12 year old girl is cuffed and arrested in front of classmates for doodling on her desk. With a green marker, she wrote: “I love my friends Abby and Faith. Lex was here 2/1/10.” Her parents are suing the school board and police. If they win, the settlement will be paid by taxpayers, not school officials or police. That’s collectivism.
CNN 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
Dubai police chief calls for the arrest of the head of the Israeli Mossad after a Hamas militant is assassinated there by a squad of 18 agents, some carrying fake UK passports. Israel neither confirms nor denies involvement. UK is outraged over the fake passports, not the murder.
Telegraph 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
US: Health Departments employ “new tricks” to get rid of 50 million unwanted doses of H1N1 vaccine. Tricks include sign twirlers, nightclub wristbands, and free clinics at airports, malls, and high-school basketball games. NY Times 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
NY Police Chief during 9/11 is convicted and sentenced to 4 years for tax fraud and accepting tens of thousands of dollars in ‘gifts’ in exchange for city contracts. CNN 2010 Feb 18 (Cached)
France: Legislature debates bill that would give the government more power to monitor personal Internet use than any Western nation so far.
UK Register 2010 Feb 17 (Cached)
Sweden: Study of senior citizens shows that flu vaccination is no more effective than fresh air and washing hands. The Local 2010 Feb 17 (Cached)
UK: “Yuckies” are Young Unwitting Costly Kids
18-30 who are not financially independent. An astounding two-thirds of aging parents now must reduce their standard of living to subsidize them. Daily Mail 2010 Feb 17 (Cached)
Illinois senate bars public and press from a meeting regarding the economy and the budget, possibly because they don’t want voters to know how broke the state is. It’s a sign of our times that government officials feel they are rulers, while the public should just stay out of the way and accept whatever their fate may be. Chicago Tribune 2010 Feb 17 (Cached)
CNN poll says 52% of Americans do not believe Obama should be re-elected in 2012. This is a dangerous development, because it is at times like this that power-mad leaders launch wars and trigger national catastrophes to cause the people to rally around them as their patriotic duty.
The Hill 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
Obama Admin. guarantees $8.3 billion loan for new nuclear plants in Georgia. Is this good or bad? [Comment: We believe nuclear power is the cheapest, safest, and most environment-friendly energy source, far better than fossil fuel with it’s pollution and smoke-related health hazards; but we do not think the proper function of the state includes financing commercial ventures.] Miami Herald 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
Some so-called natural deodorants may not be safe because they contain aluminum even though not stated on the label. Aluminum absorbed through the skin has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease and breast cancer. Some “natural” deodorants contain crystals of Alum. That is the short name for potassium aluminum sulfate. Check the label! Mercola 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
US Chamber of Commerce files suit against EPA to stop it from enforcing limits on carbon emissions under the Clean Air Act – but it does so only on the basis of being too costly. It fails to challenge the fraudulent science behind the global-warming myth. BusinessGreen 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
The Brits are upset over a plan to sell their Port of Dover to a private corporation in partnership with the French government. See here how this fits into the UN’s Agenda 21 and is modeled after the Federal Reserve. Really! InfoWars 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
US: Mortgage delinquencies hit record high, marking 12 consecutive quarters of increase. Contrary to government propaganda, the economic downturn is not over.
Housing Wire 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
Google bans sale of DVD’s critical of the Obama administration. They say they disallow any product that criticizes a “protected group,” which is distinguished by race, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, disability, sex, age, or sexual orientation. Apparently, the government itself now is a protected group. Prison Planet 2010 Feb 16 (Cached)
Greece: EU-endorsed plan limits individuals from financial cash transactions of more than 1500 euros. More than that must be done electronically so movement of money can be tracked. Reuters 2010 Feb 15 (Cached)
Aspartame, an artificial sweetener that linked to cancer and neurological disorders, has fallen into disfavor with many consumers. So the manufacturers have renamed it as AminoSweet and are calling it a “natural sweetener.” The FDA, of course, has approved it.
Natural News 2010 Feb 15 (Cached)
Medical journal reports that diagnosis of prostate cancer is wrong more than half the time, leading to needless and often harmful treatment. Natural News 2010 Feb 15 (Cached)
US: New laser beam weapon shoots down a ballistic missile. If it can destroy missiles, it also can destroy planes, trains, automobiles, and buildings. The technology of Star Wars is here.
Daily Mail 2010 Feb 13 (Cached)
Attorney who initiated lawsuits that demanded proof of Obama’s citizenship is facing a $20,000 fine and is threatened with disbarment for filing “frivolous” lawsuits. Meanwhile, Obama has spent 1.7 million to keep his records sealed. WND 2010 Feb 13 (Cached)
UK: Council bans tea drinking in a garden abbey because slurping sounds disturb its tranquility. Collectivism knows no limit. Daily Mail 2010 Feb 13 (Cached)
Judge Napolitano exposes FBI handwritten warrants, a provision hidden in the Patriot Act, and also delivers a spirited call for state nullification of Unconstitutional federal laws.
Campaign For Liberty Posted 2010 Feb 13
Utah passes a resolution that challenges the global-warming myth. It declares what scientists have always known, that carbon dioxide is “essentially harmless” to humans and good for plants. No word yet on whether Utah will drop out of the Western States Climate Initiative for Cap & Trade.
Guardian 2010 Posted Feb 13 (Cached)