More Ultra-Vivid Headlines from G. Edward Griffin’s

2009 AUGUST 8 — AUGUST 14

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US: This 1961 speech by Ronald Reagan, speaking out against socialized medicine could have been delivered yesterday. Incredibly appropriate for the current debate. YouTube Posted 2009 Aug 14

UK: Photographers organize mass protest to reclaim their right to take pictures of public buildings. They expect that many will be arrested.
2009 Aug 14 (Cached)

Texas Congresswoman holds town hall meeting to promote socialized medicine and introduces woman doctor to speak in support. A reporter finds that the woman is an Obama campaign worker and no doctor at all. Collectivists justify such deception as being for the greater good.
Lone Star 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

US: Watchdogs to guarantee “transparency” in government maintain strict secrecy about the details of their own contract. Raw Story 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

US: Senate drops “end-of-life” provisions from socialized medicine bill. This is classic Hegelian strategy in which you start with an extreme position to elicit opposition and then fall back to a compromise, which was the real goal all along. Once the bill is passed, end-of-life provisions can be added later. Yahoo 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

US: First wave is launched of $150 million advertising campaign to sell socialized medicine – paid by pharmaceutical companies, the AMA, Federation of Hospitals, Families USA, and others who will reap the greatest profits. TV ads are slick and, even if most Americans are not convinced, they will put pressure on Congress to pass the bill. Politico 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

New York cop tasers mom at traffic stop even though she is not threatening him in any way. See for yourself what is happening to the quality of law enforcement in America. Post Standard 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

Massachusetts deputizes dentists, paramedics, and pharmacists to administer Swine Flu vaccine. There is no evidence that Swine Flu is even half as deadly as common flu, yet government continues to prepare for massive injections. Why? Follow the money. Boston Globe 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

Swine Flu vaccine makers to profit $50 billion per year but they say they are not exploiting the pandemic. They are just interested in saving lives.
Mercola 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

US: Congressional Internet site overloaded with incoming emails mostly in protest over socialized medicine plan. My Way 2009 Aug 13 (Cached)

Pentagon wants to post almost 400,000 military in the U.S. This is in addition to local police and National Guard. Does the phrase Police State come to mind? Progressive 2009 Aug 12 (Cached)

US: Home prices fall a record 15.6% in second quarter, and increased foreclosures are expected to continue the trend. Bloomberg 2009 Aug 12 (Cached)

US: FDA declares that mercury in dental fillings is safe for all. The corruption and incompetence in this agency is beyond words. The FDA is hazardous to your health. Natural Health 2009 Aug 11 (Cached)

Kansas City introduces thermostats that give power companies control over the temperature in your home. But don’t be upset. It’s all for the good of the planet, you know. KC Star 2009 Aug 10 (Cached)

US: Consumer bankruptcies already up 36.5% this year and 1.4 million people expected to file by December. Rising unemployment and credit card debt do not mix well. But don’t worry. Politicians and media analysts assure us that recovery has begun. Bloomberg 2009 Aug 9 (Cached)

US: Drug industry budgets $150 million for TV commercials to promote Obama’s socialized medicine plan. “Free drugs” means much greater usage and payment guaranteed by taxes. Rack up another victory for Big Pharma.
NY Times 2009 Aug 8 (Cached)

Dallas: Audience rebels against AARP leaders attempting to promote the Obama health care program. It’s about time seniors challenged the collectivist leaders of this group.
Posted 2009 Aug 8

US: See how former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson pumped billions of taxpayers’ dollars into Goldman Sachs, the bank he previously served as CEO. This is a textbook example of corruption and collusion between government and banks.
Raw Story 2009 Aug 8 (Cached)

Global Warming no longer is credible, so now the threat is Climate Change. Pentagon says climate change will cause such upheaval that martial law will be required. Collectivists are determined to keep the fear alive to justify their plans. NY Times 2009 Aug 8 (Cached)

Holistic dentist warns against titanium dental implants because of possible toxic reactions in some patients; but there now is a better alternative called zirconia. Lean about it here. Mercola 2009 Aug 8 (Cached)

US: Congressmen holding town-hall meetings in their home districts to sell Obama’s socialized medicine plan are met with angry crowds and an ugly mood of unrest. WND Posted 2009 Aug 8 (Cached)

US: National Guard adds internment guards and prison personnel to its list of jobs they are actively recruiting. Clearly, the government is preparing to intern large numbers of people on American soil. Who do you suppose they have in mind?
National Guard Posted 2009 Aug 8