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G. Edward Griffin’s

2011 JULY 16 – 22

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China is building electromagnetic pulse weapons to use against US aircraft carriers in the dispute over Taiwan, but these EMP weapons also can be used to kill people without damaging structures. The basic design was stolen from the US, which also has such weapons. Washington Post 2011 Jul 22 (Cached)

Over a million experiments using genetically engineered animals with human genes were performed last year and some used what they call ‘humanized’ animals. Ethical scientists [which means the ones who have not gone insane] are trying to ban some experiments. DailyMail 2011 Jul 22 (Cached)

US: Attorneys General of 50 states are negotiating to give banks immunity from criminal prosecution relating to improper foreclosures. [Taking their cue from the drug companies, the banks are planning to pay a few hundred million dollars in bribes to government officials to become immune from prosecution and save trillions in lawsuits.] Reuters 2011 Jul 20 (Cached)

BBC says it will not allow as much air time to those who challenge the theory of global warming as it gives to those who support it. Why not? Because it is a minority opinion. [If they were given equal air time, they might become the majority opinion, which is the real reason BBC is taking this action.]
2011 Jul 21 (Cached)

Department of Homeland Security video creates impression that terrorists are everywhere. [A bizarre feature of the film is that those portrayed as terrorists are stereotypical American Caucasians while the ‘patriots’ who report them to DHS are from other races or clearly of recognized ethnic origin. Subtle propaganda, indeed.] InfoWars 2011 Jul 21 (Cached)

UN Security Council wants to establish UN Peacekeepers with green helmets to ‘help’ so-called climate refugees. [This is a natural mission creep for any collectivist regime. It will expand the UN’s role and provide an excuse to deploy UN soldiers in previous sovereign countries.] 2011 Jul 21 (Cached)

Iran reports that a US drone was shot down over its nuclear enrichment plant. MSNBC 2011 Jul 20 (Cached)

UK: Phone-hacking whistleblower dies mysteriously after telling friends that he thought someone from the government was out o get him. DailyMail 2011 Jul 20 (Cached)

Santa Cruz County, California, passed an ordinance banning utility Smart Meters because of their health hazard, and the county sheriff has been directed to stop the power company from installing any more. The sheriff, however, refuses to enforce the law. Instead, he has arrested those who have protested against the meters. IndyBay 2011 Jul 20 (Cached)

Ron Paul addresses Congress and explains (1) the solution to too much debt is not more debt; (2) the US will default because our debt is unsustainable; (3) inflation is the worst form of default. [He hits the ball out of the park with this one.]
Real Clear Politics
2011 Jul 19

US: Department of Agriculture is allowing open-field trials of genetically engineered crops containing animal genes, human genes and secret formulas intended to produce pharmaceutical drugs. [There is a possibility of creating invasive species that could destroy natural plants, but there is little oversight of these trials.] PPJ Gazette 2011 Jul 19 (Cached)

Iowa Congressman protects his wife and daughter from a robber who invaded their home and threatened them with a gun. After wrestling the robber to the floor, the Congressman’s grandson arrived with a 12-gage shotgun. The robber is still running. Eastern Iowa Government 2011 Jul 18 (Cached)

New York subways are stepping up security measures and warning of underground terror attacks. This is the “new normal” environment in which Americans are constantly reminded of the ‘need’ for a police state. CBS News 2011 Jul 18 (Cached)

Massachusetts: Citizens deliver shocking testimony to legislators about the dangers of vaccines and demand the right to opt out. A powerful presentation.
Age of Autism
posted 2011 Jul 18 (Cached)

European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) forbids its scientists from drawing conclusions from a major experiment, because they might challenge the myth of global warming. [The experiment proved that temperatures are greatly influenced by sun activity. The conclusion they do not want discussed is that CO2 emissions are harmless.]
The Register
2011 Jul 18 (Cached)

The Pentagon is developing ways to interact with social networking sites to influence public opinion. TG Daily 2011 Jul 18 (Cached)

US: 10 banks own 77% of all bank assets and continue to gobble up smaller competitors. The 6 biggest banks possess assets equal to 60% of America’s gross national product. After receiving trillions of dollars in bailout funds from taxpayers to stimulate the economy, instead of lending it, they parked most of it with the Federal Reserve and are earning interest on it. [If you wondered why you distrust big banks, this article will explain it.]
Economic Collapse
2011 Jul 18 (Cached)

US: Congressman says EPA has conspired with environmental groups in a scam worthy of a crime syndicate: (1) EPA funds green groups with taxpayers money; (2) These groups sue the EPA for being too lax; (3) The EPA ‘concedes’ by expanding its regulatory power, which it wanted in the first place but now can claim it is merely acting under public pressure to do so. [Al Capone would be proud of these boys.] FPV 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)

The EPA is sued by environmental groups because it is not regulating emissions from aircraft and boats. [This is political theater. EPA wants to regulate aircraft and boats under international guidelines and is putting up a powder-puff defense to insure it will lose. See article above for an explanation of how this scam works.] Fox News Posted 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)

US: Police nationwide will start using face recognition iPhones this fall. The devices will take photos and quickly compare to the government’s database of criminals, dissidents, or political opponents. Popsci Posted 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)

India: Monsanto official is beaten by farmers who say they have been tricked into using Monsanto genetically engineered cotton seeds that fail to produce healthy crops as advertised. Many Indian farmers have committed suicide because of crop failures. Salem News Posted 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)

US: Federal appeals court upholds use of TSA full-body scanners but says that TSA should have sought public comment before deploying them. [In other words, the public should have been given a chance to object before being told to submit anyway.]
Posted 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)

Portugal decriminalized drugs 10 years ago and implemented treatment programs resulting in 50% decrease in addiction. Forbes Posted 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)

US: Midway, Georgia police shut down lemonade stand because the three little girls running it did not have a license and a sellers’ permit [which, incidentally, would cost them $50 per day plus $180 per year. [But don’t be angry. It’s for the protection of our health, you see.] YouTube Posted 2011 Jul 16

San Diego:  A citizen’s complaint spurs a grand jury investigation that stops the city’s plan to build a new city hall. The investigation showed that it would be far less expensive to rehabilitate the old building. [The importance of this story is, not that money would have been wasted, but that the grand jury can be an effective tool for fighting waste and corruption.]
Posted 2011 Jul 16 (Cached)


Reports and commentaries that look beyond the news to identify historical facts and trends that must be understood to place the news into perspective. This is our “think-tank” section that makes it possible to anticipate future events.

Nuclear physicist Arnie Gunderson gives an update on Fukushima. Radiation is decreasing but will continue to be dangerously high for several generations. Black rain (radioactive fallout) is the likely explanation for contaminated beef. This is a highly informative report.  Fairwinds 2011 Jul 19

Alternative markets, barter systems, and local co-ops allow people to protect themselves in a failed economy. Here is what you need to know about them. They may be in your future.  
Activist Post
2011 Jul 11 (Cached)

“When you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing; when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors; when you see that men get rich more easily by graft than by work, and your laws no longer protect you against them, but protect them against you. . . you may know that your society is doomed.” Ayn Rand – Atlas Shrugged

Smart Meters send radio signals to your utility company but also can be used by government agencies and criminals to detect your daily living patterns and when you are away from home. They violate federal and state wiretapping laws. This video analysis by Jerry Day describes the problem AND what to do about it. Excellent1 YouTube Posted 2011 Jul 2