More Ultra-Vivid Headlines from
G. Edward Griffin’s RealityZone.com
2010 APRIL 3 – 9
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UK: National Health Service will burn a 40-foot effigy of a fat boy holding a hamburger to symbolize “shedding unhealthy elements of our lifestyle”. The government has declared a public-relations war on fat. [Collectivists believe the state should be empowered to do anything and everything it claims to be for the good of society. The next step is to appoint food police to watch and report what we – eat and to punish those who don’t do it right.] Daily Mail 2010 Apr 9 (Cached)
UK: New bill, awaiting final approval, will allow the government to shut down any web site that it thinks “may” infringe on copyright. This likely will be the end of whistleblower sites. Prison Planet 2010 Apr 8 (Cached)
US: Citing Ron Paul as his role model and pledging to hold the line on taxes, a 19 year-old political science student becomes mayor of a Wisconsin town. [This is a perfect example of the Freedom Force slogan: “Don’t fight city hall when you can BE city hall.”]
WCCO CBS News 2010 Apr 8 (Cached)
US In spite of the fact that the FCC recently was told by a judge that it has no authority to regulate the Internet, it is proceeding full force with plans to do exactly that. [The Internet is the last hope for free communication, so collectivists will not let a mere court order stop them.] Yahoo News 2010 Apr 8 (Cached)
Greeks are taking their money out of the banks in fear of bank runs. Greek bonds are sold off hastily and are heavily discounted because of uncertainty of repayment. In the face of this, the Euro is steadily dropping in value – and many are getting ready for the banks to close. Meanwhile, the economy staggers. The Source 2010 Apr 8 (Cached)
UK: Social workers take custody of a child because the parents refused to give him chocolates, cakes and other junk food as prescribed by the doctor. Natural News 2010 Apr 8 (Cached)
US: Civilian Service Corps touted on CNN as a way to forgive federal student loans if they work 10 years for the government. This does not apply for work in the private sector where real goods and consumer services are generated. [The message is clear: serve the government instead of the economy and be rewarded – at taxpayers expense.] Prison Planet 2010 Apr 7 (Cached)
US: Black opponents of collectivist policies of the Obama Administration are criticized for participating in the Tea Party movement and supposedly betraying their race, but they have strong convictions and are standing firm. [Collectivism pits races against each other by treating them differently. Individualism unites races in their common cause of liberty because it treats everyone equally.] Yahoo News 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
Arctic seasonal ice melt comes late due to prolonged winter freeze. The area of sea ice grew until the last day of March, the latest on record that annual melting has begun. Incredibly, the writers of this article assure us that global warming is real and that this event is not significant. Bloomberg 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
US: Prescription drug overdoses on the rise. Study shows that, in the last 7 years, poisoning from opioids, sedatives, and tranquilizers has risen 65% – all obtained by prescription. Yahoo News 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
US: Judge declares FCC may not regulate broadband Internet. Net Neutrality advocates say regulation is necessary to prevent access providers from allocating different data speeds to different types of customers. [The campaign for Net Neutrality is led by cable companies seeking to saddle Internet providers with cost burdens that will make them less-competitive. There is nothing wrong with allocating Internet speeds to different customer classes depending on use and willingness to pay – just like cable companies do. Fortunately, there is no movement for Cable Neutrality in which the FCC would require cable companies to provide their fastest connections and premium service to everyone. So-called Net Neutrality is a scheme to reduce competition.] CNET 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
EU: Socialist Deputy Erik Meijer submits to European Parliament questions relating to chemtrails. Questions are tabled, but everyone now is aware of the issue. AvioNews 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
China: Entrance into graduate law school requires students to denounce Falun Gong, a spiritual movement that has persuaded many thousands to resign from the Communist Party.
Epoch Times 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
US: Reporter exposes lack of reporting transparency for a Geo-Engineering conference regarding spraying substances into the stratosphere supposedly to control global warming. [Chemtrails have been documented for over a decade with high levels of aluminum and barium polluting the air.]
InfoWars 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
US: Paul Volker, White House economic advisor, calls for 2 new taxes to balance the budget: a value-added tax on production and a carbon tax on energy consumption. There is no mention of ending wars or cutting government spending. [As long as collectivists are in control, the economy and freedom are doomed.] Reuters 2010 Apr 6 (Cached)
UK: IMF proposes ‘excess profit tax’ which would be levied on banks when their profits rise above a set level. [This would punish banks for building assets and reserves, the very thing that makes them sound.] Telegraph 2010 Apr 5 (Cached)
Aspirin-type drugs kill 2,500 people a year in the UK alone. Natural News 2010 Apr 5 (Cached)
Tempe, Arizona: The Easter Bunny places a large Easter Egg over a photo-radar camera, making it non-functional for 6 hours. Drivers are hopping mad about invasion of privacy that these units represent. In December of 2008, Santa Claus put a large gift box over one of the offending devices. Police are angry, but drivers approve. ABC 15.com 2010 Apr 5 (Cached)
The biggest financial fraud in history has been exposed by a whistleblower from the inside. The fraud involves JP Morgan and other bullion banks manipulating the price of gold and silver by selling up to 99 ounces for every 1 ounce they possess. The next day, there was an attempt on the whistle-blower’s life. Although fully informed of the fraud, the US government has taken no action, and the mainstream media has not carried the story. YouTube 2010 Apr 4 (Cached)
UK: Climate-Change Act will cost more than any legislation in history. Citizens will pay endless billions in taxes to reduce carbon emissions by 80%. [It cannot be done, but taxes and penalties will be applied anyway – which is the real purpose.]
Telegraph 2010 Apr 3 (Cached)
US: When asked about the constitutionality of the the new healthcare plan, Congressman Hare (IL) replied he doesn’t care about that because lives are at stake. [In truth, the bill will lower quality of care and end more lives than it saves. In any event, Congressmen and presidents now ignore the Constitution, contrary to their oath to uphold it, simply by claiming the issue is really important.] Fox Posted 2010 Apr 3 (Cached)
Bill Clinton continues global agenda with funds equal to those of the GNP of a small nation through his William J. Clinton Foundation, which receives $140 million annually. Here are the names of his high-roller donors. CFP Posted 2010 Apr 3 (Cached)
US: Legislation winding its way through Congress would require homes to be certified that they meet energy efficiency standards. If not, they cannot be sold. Most homeowners will be forced to spend many thousands of dollars for upgrades and inspections. [In the name of the environment, the attack on the middle class continues.] SGP Posted 2010 Apr 3 (Cached)
Obama appoints pesticide lobbyist to the post of Agricultural Negotiator for US Trade. His duties will include promoting American agriculture, enforcing agreements and resolving trade disputes with the UN’s World Trade Organization. [It is not unreasonable to believe that his loyalty will be to corporate agriculture. It pays to lobby.] CivilEats.com Posted 2010 Apr 3 (Cached)
US: Congressman Lee Terry (NB) provides a list of 159 new boards, bureaucracies, and programs that were buried in the 2300+ page healthcare bill.
Lee Terry Posted 2010 Apr 3 (Cached)
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See how Monsanto is claiming a patent on pigs (your read that right) and is seeking a monopoly on the world’s food supply. There are serious questions about the effect of their genetic engineering on human health. YouTube Posted 2010 April 3
US: An excellent summary of all the legislation being introduced in the states to implement the 10th Amendment, assert state sovereignty, and nullify unconstitutional acts of the federal government.
10th Amendment Center Posted 2010 April 2 (Cached)
US: Bob Schulz, Chairman of We The People Foundation (WTP), discusses the First Amendment regarding the right to petition the government for redress of grievances. Fox News 2010 Mar 30
Learn how “Smart Grid” programs for control of energy consumption are a rebirth of an old blueprint for collectivism called “Technocracy”. This is what is planned for you in the near future.
August Review Posted 2010 Mar 27 (Cached)
US: Judge Napolitano explains what parts of the new health care law are unconstitutional. He explains why it has a good chance of being struck down in the Supreme Court, but cases may not be heard until 2014, when it goes into effect and damages have alreqdy been incurred.
Newsmax.com Posted 2010 Mar 27 (Cached)