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2011 MAY 7 – 13

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US: Ron Paul officially declares he will run for president in 2012. Republicans Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, and Tim Pawlenty also have announced their candidacy. DailyMail 2011 May 13 (Cached)

Pakistan suicide bombs kill 80 people at US funded police-training center. A Taliban spokesman says it is revenge for Osama bin Laden’s ‘martyrdom’. [In our opinion, OBL died years ago. This could be a false-flag event.] The Australian 2011 May 13 (Cached)

Japan is in financial crisis, worsened by the fear of radiation in exported hardware products. Officials say that manufacturing products made in northern Japan are safe, because radiation levels are dropping, and such goods are not affected anyway. SFGate 2011 May 13 (Cached)

Harvard study shows marijuana cuts lung cancer tumor growth in half and reduces the spread of cancer. ScienceDaily posted 2011 May 12 (Cached)

Greece launches massive fire sale of its national assets (marinas, casinos, and the like) to service its growing debt, as riot police clash with violent protesters who want more benefits from the government. [This is how all collectivist systems come to an end.] DailyMail 2011 May 12 (Cached)

Japan: Tokyo Electric Power Company admits that reactor #1 experienced a meltdown, but it has not released enough information to tell whether it was a partial or full meltdown. Either way, it does not bode well for the amount of radiation that will continue to be put into the atmosphere and ocean water. Gizmodo 2011 May 12 (Cached)

Dangerous levels of radiation from Japan are found in reoprts from the Norwegian Institute for Air Research that have been hidden from the public. [We are not well enough versed in the technical jargon to say with certainty that these reports are as grim as they appear, but the issue is so important that our readers should know about them. We will publish any analysis that indicates these forecasts are false or needlessly alarmist.] AlexanderHiggins 2011 May 12 (Cached)

The Vatican now officially supports the global warming myth. Their ‘scientific branch’ includes discredited UN source, Rajendra Pauchuri, who admitted he was wrong about melting Himalayan glaciers. He continues to cites the same bad data in the Vatican report. Fox News 2011 May 12 (Cached)

“We’re not stalking people, just trying to improve service,” Apple executives tell Congressional hearing on privacy issues. DailyMail 2011 May 11 (Cached)

US: Medical providers say that ObamaCare is too complex and ‘unworkable’. They anticipate financial losses and expect that 90% of their members (doctors & hospitals) will refuse to comply with the new rules. Yahoo 2011 May 11 (Cached)

US: Misnamed ‘Protect IP Act’ is a new federal bid for absolute government censorship of the internet, including the power to seize web sites and block search engines – to protect copyrights, of course. TorrentFreak 2011 May 11 (Cached)

Obama’s approval rating rises to 60% after the alleged capture and execution of bin Ladin. 53% of those polled said they would vote for his second term. AP 2011 May 11 (Cached)

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US: Groups are calling for a federal investigation into the link between autism and aborted fetal cells found in vaccines. They say that a significant statistical increase of autism began precisely when fetal material was added.
2011 May 11 (Cached)

The FBI has been secretly placing GPS devices on the vehicles of unsuspecting activists. Here is what they look like and how they work.
2011 May 10

US: Government admits it has not tracked the relationship between vaccines and autism yet insistes there is no connection. New independent study shows that the connection is beyond dispute [unless, of course, you are funded directly or indirectly by the vaccine industry]. PRN Newswire 2011 May 10 (Cached)

US: Federal government will require all cell phones to have a special chip to receive emergency alerts and presidential messages, beginning this year. Boston 2011 May 10 (Cached)

Ireland will tax private pension plans in an attempt to create new jobs. [Perfect collectivist logic! Take it from those who earned it and saved it and give it to those who didn’t. And when the pensions are gone? There’s always welfare.] ZeroHedge 2011 May 10 (Cached)

North Dakota passes law to fully nullify all aspects of ObamaCare. [This truly is encouraging in that it dramatizes the fact that states are empowered by the Constitution to reject any federal law they consider to be unconstitutional. Now, if more states will do the same…] TenthAmendmentCenter posted 2011 May 9 (Cached)

Florida legislature voted down a bill that would have limited mercury in vaccines for children and pregnant women. Lobbyists from the pharmaceutical industry were reported to have swarmed the legislators before the vote.
PR Newswire
2011 May 9 (Cached)

Arizona calls for online donations to build a fence on its 376-mile border with Mexico (about half already has a fence). Prisoners will be paid $.50 an hour for labor on this project. DailyMail 2011 May 9 (Cached)

Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, and John Yoo defend waterboard torture be claiming it was vital to the “capture” of bin Laden. ZeroHedge 2011 May 9 (Cached)

US Dept. of Health & Human Services purchased 3.42 million doses of untested and unproven anthrax vaccine designed to counter a strain of anthrax developed by the military. It plans to test it on children. [Can anyone connect the dots on this one?] PPJ Gazette 2011 May 9 (Cached)

US: Senator Charles Schumer calls for an Amtrack no-ride list for train passengers and the same kind of ‘security’ theater that now appears at airports.
2011 May 8 (Cached)

EU Plans to fund Greek debt but will ask for collateral. That means when Greece defaults, as it surely will, the EU be able to foreclose on Greece national assets. [What used to be done by military conquest now is accomplished by loans, using money created out of nothing.] ZeroHedge 2011 May 7 (Cached)

US: Home prices continue to tumble. One third of sales are foreclosed homes. The current buying season will be the first without tax subsidies since 2008, and that is expected to drive down prices even further. ClearCapital Posted 2011 May 7 (Cached)


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Alex Jones recounts the many lies about Osama bin Laden, 9/11, and the false war on terror. You will not like to hear all this put end-to-end, but it is true. InfoWars 2011 May 12 (Cached)

Agenda 21 ‘comprehensive planning’ began in the 1970’s as a covert way to end private property and is spreading like a virus through federal, state, and municipal governments. This analysis focuses on Greenville, SC, but describes what is happening all across the country. We must recognize it if we are to stop it. EnterStageRight 2011 May 9 (Cached)

Investigative reporter Webster Tarpley, who wrote a book about ‘911 synthetic terror’ says that the bin Laden killing is a manufactured story that will be used to demonize Pakistan and possibly set the stage for false-flag terror events that can be blamed on Pakistan. YouTube Posted 2011 May 7

Spot price of silver has steeply declined in the last few days but is expected to bounce back – and beyond – in the near future. [The decline is due to tightening lending rules in the futures market, not a change in supply or demand. It is related to speculation, not market forces. ‘Short’ speculators (who have sold silver they do not own and, therefore, must purchase it when it is time to complete their contracts) are being flushed out of the market, and this includes some of the biggest banks in the world. If they default on physical deliveries when contracts mature this summer, the market will collapse, and the manipulated (unrealistic) ‘spot price’ will be discredited forever. It is not clear what will emerge to replace it, but two things are certain: (1) real prices will continue upward and (2) physical possession is the only way to own precious metals.] SeekingAlpha 2011 May 4 (Cached)