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G. Edward Griffin’s RealityZone.com
2009 AUGUST 15 — AUGUST 21
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Mexico decriminalizes small-scale drug possession. Move is hailed as sensible step to put end to making criminals out of young people and protecting casual users from extortion by corrupt police.
AP 2009 Aug 21 (Cached)
In New Hampshire, 88% of so-called stimulus jobs are for the state. Government grows while private employment shrinks. Nashua Telegraph 2009 Aug 20 (Cached)
US: 13.16% of home mortgages now delinquent or in default. Congress allows banks to claim these loans as good assets. Why? To hide their true bankrupt status and create impression of economic recovery. Market-Ticker 2009 August 20 (Cached)
UK: Government plans mass graves for anticipated Swine Flu pandemic. Be aware this could be more for frightening people into accepting vaccinations than for actual use.
Pandemic Flu Online 2009 Aug 19 (Cached)
JP Morgan bank bails out California with a loan to pay off its IOUs. But the bank, itself, was bailed out by Congress. If this loan goes sour, taxpayers again will be forced to cover the loss. There is no free market left in banking. It’s a command economy by government decree with all losses paid by taxpayers.
Business Insider 2009 Aug 19 (Cached)
Eye witness to staged Obama town hall meeting in Montana tells how the entire event was orchestrated to marginalize opposition and create false impression that the entire state was wild with enthusiasm for socialized medicine. Very enlightening. Unfiltered Forum 2009 Aug 18
US: Hal Turner, outspoken critic of government policies, is arrested for advocating the killing of judges. His attorney says he was trained by the FBI to incite others to violence to justify their imprisonment – so he was just doing his job.
[We believe there are many others like him working undercover to discredit and marginalize the freedom movement.] Breitbart 2009 Aug 18 (Cached)
University of Oregon offers college credits to students who push Obama’s program.
Weasel Zippers 2009 Aug 18 (Cached)
Miami hospitals use RFID to track when doctors and nurses wash their hands. Seems like a worthy measure, but is there no limit to intrusion into our personal and professional lives?
Register 2009 Aug 18 (Cached)
Greenpeace director admits to “emotionalizing” global warming issue with claim that the Arctic would be ice-free by 2030. Even he doesn’t believe it, but says it’s a tactic for reaching the masses. Statement occurs at around 13:20.
BBC Posted 2009 Aug 15
World Health Organization calls for glogal mandatory vaccination. Canada prepares.
Columbia Valley Posted 2009 Aug 15 (Cached)
Americans had to work from January 1 to August 12 this year just to cover cost of government.
CNS Posted 2009 Aug 15 (Cached)
US: Bill before Congress to deny the right to bear arms to any citizen the government says is a home-grown terrorist – and it would not be required to offer any evidence to support its claim. Anyone critical of government policy will be classified as a terrorist. Campaign for Liberty Posted 2009 Aug 15 (Cached)
ABC’s John Stossel shows the inevitable cost of socialized medicine – and it’s not just money.
YouTube Posted 2009 Aug 15