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G. Edward Griffin’s

2010 JANUARY 9 – 15

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China censorship of the web now extended to phone text messages — to prevent the use of lewd words, of course. Main targets really are political dissenters and activists. Google says it may pull its business out of China due to government hacking of private Gmail accounts, but such a strong stand is not considered likely. Telegraph 2010 January 15 (Cached)

US: Financial-Crisis Inquiry Commission will investigate economic meltdown to “get to the bottom of what happened and explain it so the American people will understand.” That means there will be a cover-up to protect the Federal Reserve and their cronies in Congress who benefit from fiat money. UK Daily Mail 2010 Jan 14 (Cached)

Obama proposes new tax on banks and insurers called a “financial responsibility fee.” Would include companies that didn’t even receive TARP funds and would exclude some that did. Financial responsibility is a joke in Washington. CNN 2010 Jan 14 (Cached)

US: Obama staffer wants government to infiltrate and undermine groups that challenge official versions of history, using chat rooms and social networks. He wants to hold blogs and web-hosting services accountable for remarks of website commenters and sue them for “spreading rumors.” Hitler and Stalin would be proud.
Raw Story 2010 Jan 13 (Cached)

US:  Nine candidates for state office in Vermont are running on a ticket advocating secession from the federal government. MyFoxAL 2010 Jan 13 (Cached)

Thanks to Big Pharma, colloidal silver, an age-old and highly effective treatment against infections and disease, has been banned in Europe. The U.S. may be next. Silver Lungs 2009 Jan 13 (Cached)
Click here to see how you can still make it yourself.

US: Federal Reserve makes $46.1 billion profit from interest paid by the government; then gives some of it back, which makes it look almost philanthropic. Not mentioned is the fact that banks (which own the Federal Reserve) have made MUCH more from bailouts and loans to the private sector. Articles like this put a positive spin on the smaller event but ignore the larger. Fox 2010 Jan 12 (Cached)

US: The American Republic replaced by a ruling “Council of Governors” appointed by the President? Quietly, it already has been done by executive order with no coverage in the press.
CFP 2010 Jan 12 (Cached)

US: Individuals are being arrested for video-recording police arrests. The crime is called “Illegal electronic surveillance.” Ironically, this is the age of real and massive surveillance of the public by governments at all levels. Register 2010 Jan 12 (Cached)

New tests show that Antarctica ice is increasing, not melting. Mail Online 2010 Jan 12 (Cached)

NYC mayor pushes for mandatory salt reductions in restaurants, supposedly to improve health. However, there is strong evidence that most people need more salt, not less. [See Salt Your Way to Health by David Brownstein, M.D.] Government should not dictate our diet. Collectivists want to control every aspect of our lives. Pepper may be next. Fox 2009 Jan 12 (Cached)

“Tracking Down the Climate Scammers” is a TV program hosted by Jesse Ventura, ex Governor of Minnesota. His investigating team discovers the roots of the global-warming and carbon-credit scam, exposing the man at the top. Drama added but factually accurate. YouTube 2010 Jan 11

European health head claims that Big Pharma and UN conspired to redefine “pandemic” so as to create panic and market for sale of vaccines in spite of insufficient testing for either safety or effectiveness. Prison Planet 2010 Jan 11 (Cached)

How is it possible to convince people to deny their own judgment and embrace group-think? Here is the answer. Demagogues know the technique well. Brasscheck 2010 Jan 11

US: Medicare fraud costs taxpayers $60 billion and rising. “The fraud is easy” claims an FBI agent. MSNBC 2010 Jan 11 (Cached)

Full-body scanners used at airports may damage human DNA. Long-term effects not yet known. Natural News 2010 Jan 11 (Cached)

Turn on this time machine and ride a San Francisco trolley in the year 1906. You will feel that you really are there as people dart back and forth on foot, in horse-drawn carts, and in new-fangled motor cars. No traffic rules. No signal lights. No crosswalks. Mesmerizing! 2010 Jan 10

Global cooling is here and may last for 20 or 30 years according to eminent climate scientists. Global warming myth-makers must now switch to “climate change” as their new bogyman.
Mail Online
2010 Jan 10 (Cached)

US: While Wall Street talks of recovery, December was the worst month for unemployment since the Great Recession began, and the second wave of housing foreclosures is on its way. Telegraph 2010 Jan 10 (Cached)

China: Thousands of corrupt government officials have fled the country over the past 30 years with at least $50 billion in public funds. Government expresses alarm at widespread corruption, but that is inherent in all collectivist governments.
Breitbart 2010 Jan 10 (Cached)

US: Proposed health-care bill REALLY explained. Each provision is summarized, giving precise page references. There is much more than just health care. You will be stunned. YouTube 2010 Jan 10

Venezuela: Chavez devalues currency by nearly half, causing a frenzy to spend money while it still has some value. A similar process, is underway in all collectivist countries, with central banks devaluing currencies secretly, gradually, and indefinitely.
Reuters 2009 Jan 9 (Cached)

US: President of the United States calls for replacing paper fiat money with gold and silver-backed currency and warns against the power of banking corporations (Old news).
2010 Jan 9 (Cached)

US: Federal Reserve bought 80% of government debt in 2009. The money was created out of nothing and will result in less purchasing power for the dollar. Cryptogon 2010 Jan 9 (Cached)

California budget anticipates half-billion dollar annual revenue from speed-ticket devices to be attached to red-light cameras. No one is speaking about safety. It’s all about the money.
LA Times 2010 Jan 9 (Cached)

US: Emails show that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, when working at the Federal Reserve, ordered AIG to conceal information relating to how much of the 2008 bailout money was given to specific banks. Bloomberg Posted 2010 Jan 9 (Cached)

“The Card Game” shows the tricks and deception in credit and debit-card programs. You also will see why politicians talk about the need for reform but fail to achieve it. [Excellent though this is, note the collectivist bias. All the “experts” assume the problem can be solved only by more laws and more powerful government. In truth, banks could not perpetuate this fraud if they were not propped up and protected by the very governments that, supposedly, regulate them.] Brasscheck Posted 2010 Jan 9

North Carolina state senator, who is an advocate of gun control, shoots a former law client who he says was trying to forcibly enter his home. The word hypocrisy comes to mind.
Huffington Post
Posted 2010 Jan 9 (Cached)