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G. Edward Griffin’s

2011 JUNE 11 – 17

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US: Philadelphia infant death rate spikes 48% since radiation was detected in drinking water after Fukashima. In Pacific Northwest, infant mortality rate has jumped 35%. Until this year, infant deaths have been declining. Alexander Higgins 2011 Jun 17 (Cached)

The Obama Administration, responding to lobbying efforts by companies that produce genetically engineered seeds, approves the planting of genetically modified crops on wildlife refuges. [There is no wildlife refuge purpose for which GE crops are essential and, likely, it is the other way around. If wildlife is harmed, there may be no way to undo the damage.] FarmWars 2011 Jun 17 (Cached)

US: House votes to cut further funding of Obama’s war in Libya, but it must pass the Senate before funding is cut. Breitbart 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

New meat alternative contains protein from soy, steak sauce, and (are you ready for this?) human excrement. That’s right. It actually is made from what they call “sewage mud.” [Bon apatite!] NaturalNews 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

UK: Supreme Court rules that sex offenders who have had their names publicly registered, eventually will have their names removed – to protect their human rights. Telegraph 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

Obama has given high-paying jobs or contracts to 80% of those who gave $200,000 or more to his campaign. For example, a green energy entrepreneur who raised $500,000 has business interests that received over $500 million in grants, stimulus money, and loans from the Department of Energy. Telegraph 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

Mexico and 10 other countries join the legal fight against Georgia’s tough law against illegal immigration, saying that it could jeopardize close ties between the U.S. and its Latin American neighbors. The suit, filed by US groups that defend illegal immigration, claims Georgia’s law is unconstitutional. [Under the Constitution, states are supreme over the federal government and can establish any immigration laws they wish. Imagine the roars of outrage if the US brought suit against another country demanding that it not restrict Americans from illegal entry. Yet, this will be played with a straight face by politicians and in the media.] Yahoo 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

China: Scientists produce genetically engineered cows crossed with human DNA to produce milk that is 80% similar to human breast milk. The excuse is that baby formula had been tainted with toxic melamine to increase protein content. Therefore, now they won’t have to cheat! [Who knows what surprises lie ahead from this frankenmilk?]
Yahoo 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

Apple has developed a system that will allow producers of stage performances to shut off iPhones in the audience to prevent filming and infringement of rights. [And if police or government agencies or common criminals don’t want you to video them? How convenient!] The Sun 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

A Massachusetts middle school has given questionnaires to 7th-grade students asking about their sex partners, participation in oral sex, suicide impulses, and drug use. The school says the federal Center of Disease Control required the survey to get a federal grant. [Imagine how many young people are being tricked into giving information that will be in their records forever and can be used against them if they fall into disfavor with the state.] Fox News 2011 Jun 15 (Cached)

US: Ten lawmakers sue Obama over war in Libya. The charge is that he failed to get congressional approval, as required by the Constitution, and has failed to comply with the War Powers Act that require him to provide Congress with a legal basis for the action within 90 days. ABC News 2011 Jun 15 (Cached)

Russia: Lagre population decline (20% expected by 2050) is described by Putin as Russia’s “most acute problem.” Causes are high death rate related to alcoholism, low birth rate, and high rate of abortions. posted 2011 Jun 15 (Cached)

TSA is moving beyond performing security theater at airports. It is conducting a “security exercise” involving state and local police and US military covering 5,000 miles and three states. There is no threat, they explain. They are just practicing for bigger things to come. InfoWars 2011 Jun 15 (Cached)

US: Pentagon Papers whistleblower says the government has ordered mainstream media to avoid reporting on 9/11. [This includes numerous quotes from media professionals confirming that they are afraid to speak the truth.] Washington’s Blog 2011 Jun 14 (Cached)

Iraq suicide bombings are on the increase as the deadline for US troop withdraw looms at end of year. Iraq must decide whether to continue or stop US occupation. [Hmmm. The US wants to stay in Iraq for reasons of its own but needs an excuse. The insurgents say they want the US to go home. Insurgents increase attacks as the date of withdrawal nears. This creates a strong justification for keeping US troops there. Who is directing the insurgents?] Yahoo 2011 Jun 14 (Cached)

Facebook has lost 6 million American users last month due to boredom and privacy fears, especially the new face-recognition feature.
2011 Jun 14 (Cached)

US: News is buzzing about hackers getting into computers at the Senate, Public Broadcasting System, and the UN. CIA director says it could get worse and this proves the government needs more control over the Internet. [Don’t forget last week’s news about one-fourth of all hackers are on the government payroll. Do you suppose they could be creating a problem so their employer can offer a solution?] DailyMail 2011 Jun 14 (Cached)

New group formed to expose unlawful police activity and brutality. The primary method is to video police actions and, by means of a smart-phone ap called Qik, instantly upload to the Internet where it can be retrieved even if cameras are confiscated or destroyed. Here are the details. YouTube 2011 Jun 13

Cruelty has become major part of Mexican drug cartels. Busses are raided, the elderly are killed, young women are raped, and men are given hammers, machetes, and sticks and forced to fight to the death. Survivors are sent on suicide missions. Chron 2011 Jun 13 (Cached)

FBI expands it power to snoop without having firm evidence of wrongdoing. This includes tracking people, searching through their trash, and relaxing restrictions on lie-detector tests. Primary targets are not terrorists but public officials, teachers, reporters, and bloggers who may be critical of government activities – like this one. RawStory 2011 Jun 13 (Cached)

Highlights of Ron Paul at the New Hampshire Republican debate. [He really shines when he talks about the Fed, the economy, and foreign policy.] YouTube 2011 Jun 13

UK: Government educational advisor says that ‘climate change’ curriculum should be removed from schools and the focus should return to core science. Telegraph 2011 Jun 13 (Cached)

China has been decreasing its holdings of US bonds, but little attention has been paid to who is buying them. This analysis concludes that most of them have been bought by foreign banks with newly created money from the Federal Reserve! [That gives cash to China, US bonds to foreign banks, and more inflation to American citizens.]
2011 Jun 13 (Cached)

US: Corporations push changes in patent law to award patents to those who file first instead of those who invent first. [Private inventors often are not well informed about patent requirements, which gives the edge to corporations with staff attorneys.]
Big Government
2011 Jun 13 (Cached)

African leaders meet to establish guidelines for
creating an African Union, similar to the European Union and the North American Union (US, Canada, and Mexico).
[The march to abandon national sovereignty in favor of regional governments and, finally, global government continues.
2011 Jun 12 (Cached)

New Zealand: Scientists have created genetically engineered goats that produce transgender offspring (females in sterile male bodies) to produce human protein in their milk. [We shudder to contemplate the monsters that will exist a hundred years from now. This is not science. It is insanity.] Scoop 2011 Jun 12 (Cached)

Iowa: City Council proposes to require property owners to provide keys to the government to allow emergency entry to their businesses, homes, and apartments – to protect them, of course.
Posted 2011 Jun 11

Idaho Governor announces a deal with China
that gives Chinese investors permanent residence and tax breaks and encourages foreign purchase of Idaho land and industry. This could be the first Chinese outpost in the U.S. Utah is poised to do the same.
New American Posted 2011 Jun 11 (Cached)

US: Genetically engineered (GE) foods alter our digestive systems and are linked to birth defects and sterility. Sooo? The Department of Agriculture is planning to allow full planting of all types of GE corn and cotton crops. [Large GE companies like Monsanto are big spenders in Washington. Lobbying pays.] ANH 2011 Posted Jun 11 (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.

US: “How I Learned the Truth about the State” is a moving story told by a man who was arrested in Georgia for …. well, read it for yourself.
2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

“Globalization; The Road to Global Governance” is a short history of events leading toward world government.
GGArchive 2011 Jun 16 (Cached)

The Philosophy of liberty and Bastiat’s concept of legal plunder are well illustrated in this video. DailyPaul 2011 Jun 14

US: The EPA tries to grab control over all water in the US. “Is Your Governor for Sale?” is an excellent overview of the problems and focuses on the only solution: States have the authority to reject these regulations under the Tenth Amendment, and Governors have the final authority.
  2011 Jun 8 (Cached)

VIDEO: Jim Turk explains that gold is money, not an investment. Investments are used to create wealth by producing products or services. Money doesn’t create anything. Its role merely is to maintain purchasing power while waiting to spend it. When people hold national currencies as money and those currencies lose purchasing power, they lose their wealth. When they hold gold as money, they maintain their wealth. GoldMoney 2011 Jun 7

Tom Woods presents a powerful case for the right of states to nullify federal laws that they consider to be unconstitutional. [This may be the only solution to America’s present crisis, so it is essential to be informed on this topic.] YouTube Posted 2011 Jun 4