Random Acts Of Revolution

say-noBy Daisy Luther

The 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery. This means that if you are a slave today, it’s either illegal, or you have voluntarily accepted your servitude.

Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

You have a Constitutionally protected right to be free. If you aren’t free, then revolution is your duty.

Many people believe that revolution requires that they lead a march, stand in front of a crowd with a bullhorn, or form a militia. They feel like it’s a job for the Alex Joneses, the Adam Kokeshes, the James Wesley Rawleses, and the Bradley Mannings of the world. They’re wrong. You don’t have to be a person with thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook. You don’t have to be a person with a military leadership position on your resume. You need not get yourself arrested on the steps of the White House, got to prison forever for telling the truth about your unit in the army, or stare down a bunch of scary-looking thugs in jack boots.

But you do have to do something. You can’t just sit there and complain unless you are really just another armchair Rambo. The way you lead your life every single day can be an act of revolution. By refusing to concede your natural rights, quietly and resolutely, you are performing an act of revolution. Walking the walk doesn’t always require civil disobedience or militia membership (although those actions definitely have their places). It requires your consistent determination not to be infringed upon.                                                              

It doesn’t matter if you are a soccer mom from the suburbs, a college student in a dormitory, a church-going dad and husband, or a person who has found themselves homeless through the ongoing economic crisis – by living resolutely, you are performing an act of revolution.

Don’t get me wrong – we need the Alexes, the Adams, the militias, the Bradleys, and the JWRs. We need the people who stand in protest. We need those who expose wrongdoing. We need the organizers, the shouters, the big personalities, the quiet strong types, and the leaders. But these are not the only ways to revolt. If every single person was off organizing their own rally, there’d be no one left to march in it.

What it is imperative upon us to do is to find our compass and follow it. We must make ourselves immune to control by not needing what “they” hand out. We have to be armored against the way everyone else lives and choose our own paths. We must stubbornly refuse to participate in the hoop-jumping that is everyday life in North America. By all of us who believe in liberty doing this, we form an army of stubborn non-participants in the status quo.

There are valid reasons for revolution.

One of the benchmarks of tyranny is the dizzying arrays of laws on the books, with more and more added every single day. It is humanly impossible not to break multiple laws every single day. Regulations are revenue builders and/or control mechanisms. If the “authorities” can ALWAYS find a law that you’ve broken, then they can ALWAYS give a “reason” for punishing you. Punishment might include incarceration, hefty fines, or the removal of some privilege (like taking away your driver’s license or not allowing your child to go to school).

If the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow. Law is defined to be a rule of action; but how can that be a rule, which is little known, and less fixed?

~ James Madison, Federalist Papers 62

The police state is growing at a dizzying rate, and often the news makes it look like we live in Nazi Germany. It is now or never. Like cockroaches, “they” – the thugs in jackboots and their masters – multiply in the dark, and will soon overtake us if we don’t put a stop to it right now. They want to take our guns because that would make our resistance more difficult. They keep buying up ammo and now have more than enough to kill every man, woman, and child in America multiple times. The NDAA means that any person can be indefinitely detained. There has been a sustained attack on the Bill of Rights and one by one our rights are being submerged beneath the desires of those who would demand our submission.

How can you be an everyday revolutionary?

The most revolutionary act is to be self-sufficient and in need of nothing that the government can provide for you in exchange for some small liberty. When there is nothing that you require enough to submit, then bullying you becomes much more difficult.

This list of suggestions is by no means comprehensive.

  • Question absolutely everything you hear on the news.
  • Call out the media.
  • Get out of the banking system.
  • Turn your savings into precious metals or tangible assets.
  • Educate others.
  • Get others involved in the fight.
  • Grow your own food. Refuse to be held subject to Agenda 21′s version of “sustainability”.
  • Take control of your health.
  • Refuse to comply.
  • Learn.
  • Don’t consume chemicals that cause you to be dumbed down.
  • Embrace your right to bear arms.
  • Don’t be in debt.
  • Be prepared for disaster.
  • Be involved in your children’s education.
  • Be the squeaky wheel. If you see something wrong, don’t just ignore it. Say something about it, and keep saying something until it changes.
  • Reduce your consumer spending. A low-consumption lifestyle reduces your financial dependency, which allows for more freedom.
  • Ditch popular culture. Popular entertainment is a media tool used to change our perspectives about our personal values, and to tell us how to think and feel about issues.
  • Buy locally.
  • Develop multiple streams of income.
  • Say thanks, but no thanks.  By accepting handouts from those in “authority”, you become beholden to them or you need them, and someone who is free is neither beholden nor needy.
  • Don’t take the easy road.The easy road only gets you to Slave Street a whole lot faster. Take the difficult road and be responsible for yourself.

According to the Declaration of Independence, ”Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” That means that you don’t have to accept the unjust laws. That means you don’t have to quietly take it, muttering under your breath that it isn’t right, but not daring to raise your voice. That means that “they” are only in control of you if you allow it.

There are nearly 316 million people in the United States. (source) Only 3% of the population fought in the Revolutionary War, and 10% actively supported them. If 9,480,000 people quietly and peacefully revolted by withdrawing their consent to be governed by tyrants we could not be silenced.  If 31,600,000 people supported those revolting, we could not be stopped.

The government might be watching us, but we can watch them right back. Make the way you live your life a revolutionary act.

What random act of revolution did you commit today?

Read entire article here: http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/random-acts-of-revolution/

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Television News Illusion: “Reporter in the Field on Location”

media_mind_controlBy Jon Rappoport

All mainstream television news is built on transitions from one item to another. These transitions are called blends or segues. For example, the anchor in the studio goes to a “reporter on location” where “the news is happening” in real time.

However, in many cases, the anchor in the studio already knows what the reporter on location is going to say. That field reporter could just as easily be sitting in a public bathroom a block away from the studio, for all the good he does. Or he could be sitting in the studio in front of a fake backdrop. It’s a con.

But the sense of transition from one place and person to another imparts the sense of importance. The viewer thinks, “They’re going right to the spot where the shooting occurred an hour ago.” Yes, but the shooting, or whatever actually happened, is over. Or if it’s still in progress, the field reporter is getting his information directly from the police—he could have accomplished that with a phone call from a thousand miles away.

No network news operation allows a reporter in the field to discover something unofficial on his own. That’s verboten. It can get him fired. So if the reporter on location wanted to tell the truth, he would say, “I’m standing here on a street corner five blocks away from the shooting, and I have nothing new to report. The cops just held a press conference, and they merely said the event was under investigation. I could have told you that while I was in bed back in my apartment. That’s it from here at the moment. I’ll be back with more meaningless updates as they occur. Stay tuned.”

Then the anchor back in the studio would say, “Thanks, Craig. I already knew about the press conference where nothing of substance was mentioned. You added zero to that zero. But you’re there. That’s what’s important. You give the illusion of live presence. We’ll be back after this break. Now we have to sell pharmaceuticals you don’t need. Stay tuned.”

Both the anchor and the reporter in the field earn their paychecks by making the viewing audience feel they’re “transitioning” from one important place (the studio) to another (the street corner). That’s the key. Here one minute, there the next. Most of the time, here and there are as vital as someone posting a video of himself sleeping.

“Now we go to Cairo, where street protests are taking place. Our reporter, Jeff Hassenfeffer, is there. Jeff?”

Cut to close-up of people milling about on a street. They’re yelling, shoving, and running. Jeff is standing in front of them. But who are these people? What are they really doing? Why are they there? What’s the issue? Do the protestors understand it? Are they trying to overthrow the government? If so, would it do any good? Would the new government crack down even harder than the old one? Are all these milling people know-nothings? Are they mere fronts for a new dictator in the shadows? The “reporter in the field,” Jeff, doesn’t know and doesn’t care. He’s there. That’s the important thing.

“Thanks, Jeff. Wow. People in the street. A revelation.” Again, the reporter in the field isn’t doing any actual digging to come up with independent information. He’s there because he’s wearing a tan shirt with a lot of pockets, and he has a reasonably nice face, and his voice is a strong baritone. In college, he sang “Fiddler on the Roof.”

There is one thing a field reporter can do. By accident. He can interview a witness to an event who says something that departs from the official scenario. “There were three shooters, not one.” But this momentary flicker is shut down, never to appear again.

When the field reporter shows up at work in the studio the next day, someone will say, “Good interviews. Good job.” But what that means is: “You interviewed people. They said something. Anything.” That’s all.

People have accused CNN of faking on-location footage during the 1991 Gulf War, and later in the coverage of Sandy Hook. Regardless, all the information on the War and the school shooting came from official sources. The field reporters weren’t discovering news—they were taking dictation.

Mainstream network television news is all about building illusions, and the transition from studio to the field is one of the cornerstones. The viewer is treated to a vicarious sense of traveling. In a moment, he goes from New York to Afghanistan. Therefore, something important must be happening.

But it isn’t. That’s the joke. Occasionally, when a breaking story is deemed “super-huge,” the network anchor will go to the scene and set up shop. That’s the pinnacle. He himself, in all his glory, stands on a street corner or a hill overlooking the corner, and says what he would have said back in the studio. Now the audience is riveted. “The man showed up. He’s there. Look. This is big.”

In this case, the trick isn’t location. It’s dislocation. It’s on the order of pulling up to a gas pump, getting out of your car, and suddenly seeing a movie star at the next pump. The star doesn’t belong there. He belongs on a movie screen. But he’s there at the pump. Dislocation.

Read entire article: http://www.activistpost.com/2016/06/television-news-illusion-reporter-in-the-field-on-location.html?

Shock Report: Big Beef Is Hiring Hitmen to Murder Activists – 185 Murders Last Year Alone

deforestation_in_the_amazonBy Claire Bernish

Environmental activists, in particular, those attempting to halt illegal logging for Big Beef, are being killed in alarming numbers, with 185 killings in 2015 — averaging three per week — a 60 percent increase over the previous year.

Last year, a new report titled     “On Dangerous Ground,” from London-based advocacy group, Global Witness, states, “was the deadliest year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders — people struggling to protect their land, forests, and rivers.”

As Global Witness notes, conflicts over logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and agribusiness saw the highest number of killings — but Brazil was the most impacted, losing 50 activists to the fight against illegal logging in the Amazon.

According to the report, “the Amazon states of Brazil saw unprecedented levels of violence in 2015, where communities are being encroached on by ranches and agricultural plantations or gangs of illegal loggers. The rainforest has given way to thousands of illegal logging camps whilst the agricultural frontier is pushing further into previously untouched indigenous reserves. It’s estimated that 80% of timber from Brazil is illegal, and accounts for 25% of illegal wood on global markets. Much of this is being sold on to buyers in the US, Europe and China.”

Perhaps the most alarming finding is a continuance of impunity for those pillaging the land in conjunction with increased criminalization of activists.

“Across the world,” the report continues, “collusion between state and corporate interests shield many of those responsible for the killings. In cases that are well-documented we found 16 were related to paramilitary groups, 13 to the army, 11 to the police, and 11 to private security — strongly implying state or company links to the killings. There was little evidence that the authorities either fully investigated the crimes or took actions to bring the perpetrators to account.”

Though Global Witness highlights countries in Africa for this trend, in the U.S., the FBI has prioritized environmental activists and land defenders as terrorists — and was responsible for illegal surveillance and infiltration of groups fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline.

“Governments and companies are using inflammatory language to denigrate activists and publicly brand them as ‘anti-development.’ At the same time, they are turning a blind eye to corruption, illegalities and environmental degradation. Impunity reigns in many cases, and the suspected perpetrators behind the violence — corporate and state interests — are not being investigated.”

Sadly, indigenous peoples were most frequently killed for defending their land, accounting for 40 percent of the total.

Large-scale land grabbing at the behest of agribusiness “is being supported by governments, donors and investors claiming that it can drive economic growth and food production.”

Activists combating illegal deforestation from both agribusiness and the high-value timber industry are most often killed for their efforts, but the palm oil industry — particularly in the Philippines — also saw a high number of killings.

The top five most deadly countries for environmental activists and land defenders were Brazil, with 50 deaths; the Philippines, with 33; Colombia, with 26; and Peru and Nicaragua, with 12 fatal attacks each.

Global Witness urged increased protections for activists, including support of their right to speak out and full investigations of those responsible for the killings.


Honeybees Face Extinction as Big Biotech blocks protections

Bees-Honeycomb-HiveHoneybees face extinction as Big Biotech blocks protections, leaving pollinator insects vulnerable to deadly pesticides

(NaturalNews) In accordance with the Obama administration’s Presidential Memorandum on Pollinators, states all across the country are developing so-called Pollinator Protection Plans (PPPs) to help safeguard bees, bats, butterflies, and other essential pollinators from being wiped out by noxious pesticides. But a new report by Friends of the Earth (FoE) reveals that these state-level initiatives are actually turning out in favor of pesticide companies and their applicators rather than bee farmers and their honeybees, to the detriment of our food supply.In lieu of supporting strong federal regulations to help actively reverse the decline of precious pollinator species, many of which are now on the extinction list, the Obama administration has instead tasked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with pushing states to handle the problem themselves by developing PPPs. It sounds nice in theory, but the PPPs that have been developed thus far leave much to be desired when it comes to actually protecting bees against harm.

According to the FoE report, the pesticide industry continues to manipulate the regulatory process, using its immense power and influence to weaken what would otherwise evolve into strict rules governing the use of pesticides that harm bee populations. Instead, what we’re seeing are gaping regulatory holes that allow pesticide companies to continue spreading their poisons with blessings from the state.

Meanwhile, the EPA has recoiled from its mission of being “committed … to protecting bees and reversing bee loss” as it continues to allow dangerous neonicotinoid pesticides — “neonics,” as they are often called, are a leading cause of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) — to be sold commercially, as well as used in and near crop fields frequented by the very pollinators necessary for this acreage to produce yields.

“Bees and other pollinators are essential to our food system and environment — responsible for pollinating 80 percent of all flowering plants and one in three bites of the food we eat,” explains FoE. “[T]he pesticide industry’s multilayered public relations and lobbying campaigns have effectively clipped the wings of pollinator protection reforms — placing industry profits above the interests of the public, food security and our environmental future.”

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/054444_honeybees_pesticides_Big_Biotech.html#ixzz4CSZZ24cT

Paul McCartney Tells Dalai Lama He’s Wrong to Eat Meat

Dalai LamaPaul McCartney has written a personal letter to His Holiness The Dalai Lama, the spiritual and political leader of Tibetan Buddhism, urging him not to eat meat. Buddhists believe in reincarnation and in compassion for all living beings. One of the five precepts of Buddhism is “do not kill,” which is explained “One must not deliberately kill any living creatures, either by committing the act oneself, instructing others to kill, or approving of or participating in act of killing.” Buddhism does allow for personal choice and exceptions when it comes to the precepts, and they are not set in stone, but many Buddhists interpret that precept as a call to vegetarianism.

The Dalai Lama, however, continues to eat meat at the insistence of his doctors. Paul McCartney told him that they’re wrong and he doesn’t need meat, which inevitably causes suffering:

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY tried to turn the DALAI LAMA vegetarian, insisting the famed Buddhist was “wrong” to eat meat.

The Beatles legend wrote to the spiritual leader to point out that meat-eaters contribute to the suffering of animals, contradicting his statement that Buddhists “believe in not causing suffering to any sentient beings”.

And the Hey Jude hitmaker even disagreed when the Dalai Lama insisted he ate meat for health reasons.

In an interview with Prospect magazine, MCCartney says, “I found out he was not a vegetarian, so I wrote to him saying ‘Forgive me for pointing this out, but if you eat animals then there is some suffering somewhere along the line’.

“He replied saying that his doctors had told him he needed it, so I wrote back saying they were wrong.”

Read the original article: http://www.contactmusic.com/sir-paul-mccartney/news/mccartneys-meat-row-with-dalai-lama_1089529

State Bans Third Party Solar to Protect Corporate Masters — Effectively Killing Homegrown Renewable Energy

solar-scBy Justin Gardner,

As solar and other renewable energy sources rapidly expand in the market, with prices continually dropping and technology exponentially improving, fossil fuel-based corporate behemoths are scrambling to protect their monopolies.

In January, we reported that Nevada’s public utility company and their cohorts at the Public Utilities Commission killed the sunny state’s solar industry with a 40% tax hike on solar customers. The move drove two major solar companies out of the state, cut up to a thousand jobs, sabotaged consumer investments in solar energy and discouraged the off-grid movement.

It’s part of a calculated effort by investor-owned utilities and corporate front groups like the Koch-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Read more here: http://www.naturalblaze.com/2016/06/state-bans-third-party-solar.html?

Smart Meters ‘Not Needed’ After All

smartmeterinstalledBy Take Back Your Power

Smart meters ‘not needed’ after all for European power grid

A transition to an intelligent electricity grid in Europe can take place without smart meters, industry players have said, in comments that will embarrass the European Commission, which pushed a Europe-wide plan to roll out smart meters years ago.

There are other more efficient ways than smart meters to help develop intelligent power grids, said industry delegates at the annual convention of Europe’s electricity association Eurelectric, held in Vilnius last week.

These include quicker integration of renewables, the development of energy storage and energy demand response solutions, said the industry representatives.

The actual benefits of smart meters were also questioned at the conference, as several member states have done previously. Germany, for instance, has decided not to have a national roll-out plan at all, running counter to requirements laid out in EU legislation.

We must continue to demand our right to a safe analog meter, and spread the awareness to everyone in our lives until the tipping point is reached and this harmful agenda is stopped and reversed.

Read the entire article here: https://takebackyourpower.net/smart-meters-not-needed-after-all-for-european-power-grid/

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37 Million Bees Instantly Dropped Dead After Farms Started Spraying Neonicotinoids On GMO Crops

dead beesBy Brianna Acuesta

After nearby farms began spraying insecticides on their GMO crops, 37 million bees died instantly at one farm as a result.

It’s no secret that bees are extremely important for the health of the environment and for humans, although this fact is not well-known and not taken seriously enough.

Bees are estimated to pollinate one-sixth of all flowering plants in the world and are responsible for the continued success of about 400 agricultural plants. Since agriculture is such a ripe industry necessary to keep the world fed, the bees’ role in pollination cannot be overstated.

In 2014 the bees helped provide $19 billion worth of agricultural crops for the world. Overall, it’s estimated that they provide over $300 billion in revenue.

Considering the importance of bees, it is astounding that companies and consumers turn a blind eye when it comes to their conservation. The driving reason, of course, is always money, and that’s why Bayer CropScience Inc. has been producing and using neonicotinoids (“neonics“) on newly planted GMO corn in Canada.

Neonics, which are chemically similar to nicotine, are used to deter and kill insects that may ruin crop yields and they are very effective in killing local bee populations.

Dave Schuit, a honey-producer in Elmwood, Canada, said that his farm lost 37 million bees almost immediately after a nearby farm began planting GMO corn and spraying neonics on their crops.

Nathan Carey, another local farmer in Ontario, Canada, also noticed that there weren’t nearly enough bees to help his crops grow as there had been in previous years. He believes that this is likely related to the new use of insecticides in a neighboring farm.

Though neonics have been banned in Europe and has been consistently linked to large-scale bee “die-offs” in recent years, the USDA continues to allow the insecticide to kill our bees and hope for their survival.

Bees are an essential part of our ecosystem and without them our world could starve. Although much of Canada has since began to ban the use of neonics, the U.S. has been slow to follow. If you are concerned for the future of bees (and therefore humans), you can sign this petition to make your voice heard.


How Will You Cope With A Lower Standard Of Living?

broken-clock-By Tom Chatham

The forces are mounting that will eventually overwhelm most Americans and send their standard of living to unknown depths. Americans that have only known the post WWII prosperity are ill equipped and educated to deal with depression level living. Easy credit and instant gratification have created a nation of whining, self absorbed, entitlement minded people with no moral or mental toughness.

Doug Casey believes we are headed for what he calls a super depression created by the ending of a debt super cycle. The bigger the debt cycle the bigger the depression that follows. That’s how reality works and most people are not prepared for reality.

When this depression, which has already started, gets momentum, it will overwhelm the plans of a society that is expecting to get things like social security, pensions and payouts from retirement plans they have paid into for many years. All of those things will disappear almost overnight and leave society gasping and stupefied over what to do. Their reactions will be to yell and scream and try to identify who to blame but the only person they should blame is the one in the mirror.

Many very smart people have raised the alarm and done their best to warn the sleeping public, but those slumbering masses have ignored the warnings and hit the snooze button one more time. The masses do not understand economics, do not want to understand economics and they will pay dearly for that ignorance in the coming days.

When the real unemployment rate becomes common knowledge as it increases substantially, people will be left to survive on what resources they have saved up outside the banking system that cannot be stolen by the politicians and bankers. That is a key point here. The assets you have outside the system that cannot be stolen from you with a few key strokes on some computer.

Those hoping for some miraculous event that will send the U.S. back to the days of manufacturing might and jobs for all will never see it happen. Those days are gone. The west line theory tells us our economy will slow down and become more modest as the shipping center of the world moves west to the next powerhouse region which is Asia. This is what history teaches us.

When people suddenly wake up one morning and they have no job, their retirement is gone and they need to care for their family, what will they do? When government services have collapsed and they suddenly realize they are now living in a third world country with few government services, what will they do? When the banks are closed and only a select few connected people have any type of money or access to goods, what will they do?

This is the reality that many people will face in the future and they have no idea how bad it can get. They refuse to contemplate the harsh reality they will be living in and take steps to mitigate the effects. To do so would be to acknowledge it could happen and they are taking personal responsibility. Personal responsibility is a dirty phrase in today’s entitlement society. To see some of the effects one only has to look at the collapse of society in Venezuela today to see what awaits.

When it happens it will all fall back to you to take responsibility for your family and take care of them for the duration. To do that you need to plan now for that eventuality and build up the resources you will need to provide food, shelter, clothing and security when the system fails to do it for you. You need to be Noah on his ark not the people watching as he floated away.

Having resources stored up is a must but it may not get you all the way through if the situation lasts for many years. That is why you need some type of plan to replace those resources as time goes by and have some way to generate some type of income or at least items to trade. Usable goods are for the short term and things like gold ,silver and production equipment are for the long term to help you get through the crisis with the least amount of pain.

Even with proper planning the days ahead will not be easy as the standard of living of society will fall substantially to levels only seen in failed third world countries or old pictures. The assets actually owned by people today is very small compared to how they live. They will default on their home loan, their car loan, and their credit card debt leaving them with very few real possessions and few ways to move what they have left even if they have some place to go. Ultimately these people will become the new serfs to the wealthy class that will take possession of anything of value. Feudalism will once again rule.

The lack of planning by society will make this a reality if it is allowed. What will you do when everything you have worked a lifetime for is suddenly taken away? Do you have a plan to keep what you have? Do you have a plan to make money when you cannot find a job? Do you have a way to take care of your family until things stabilize? Do you have a home you will not lose if the whole system breaks down? What will you do if electricity or fuel is too expensive to buy or not available to the general population? These are the questions you should be asking yourself now and you better have a good answer because your family will be asking them when the greater depression sets in.


15 Ways To Prepare For A Rogue Wave Of Collapse

wave-By Gaye Levy

Spend ten minutes on the web surfing the key words “prepping skills” and you will be presented with site after site preaching the gospel of prepping for the time when the stuff hits the fan, something we commonly call SHTF.  The truth is it is a bit bittersweet to see so many of us planning for a major meltdown of our economy, food supply, power grid, country, society, and quite possibly our planet.

Call it a feeling or an intuitive guess, but It is as though we are preparing for a huge rogue wave that will hit an any moment.  There is a huge, 100 foot wall of disaster that is zooming toward us. We don’t know what is coming or when, but we know in our gut that it is on its way.  And so we prepare.

In my opinion, every once in awhile we need to go through a self-assessment to determine how well we are doing in planning for this rogue wave of collapse, in whatever form it might take.

Will There Really Be a Catastrophic Collapse?

I first wrote about the coming “rogue wave of collapse” in 2011.  What I write today is a very different article.  Back then, I was almost sure that a global collapse, economic or otherwise, would happen within months.  Clearly, what I envisioned did not happen, or at least did not happen in the manner expected.

My current opinion is that these past six years have brought an insidious and sometimes imperceptible decline in life as we knew it before the crash of 2008/2009.  I believe there is a high degree of complacency and most folks figure “this is just the way it is”.  My guess is that many have conveniently forgotten what it was like to get regular raises, purchase health care insurance at a reasonable price, and look forward to retiring at age 65.

While the alteration in our perception of life in the 21st century makes for an interesting and important discussion, that is beyond the scope of the tips I share today.  Still, it is wise to recognize that this new normal is setting a precedent for future generations and the path we are on is not a good one.

I do sometimes speculate that the act of prepping creates some sort of cosmic inertia that will somehow fulfill itself.  In psychology, this is called a self-fulfilling prophecy.  The fact is that so many of us are preparing for a dismal future and as a result, the fabric of our daily life is changing.  Because we expect the world situation to go from bad to worse, we are changing our attitudes, our habits, and our personal culture to adapt to a situation we think is going to occur.

And that is the crux of the matter.  We are planning for something bad to happen and in the planning, we are changing the course of our individual life plan.  Are the facts mixed with speculation? Or are facts mixed with a fiction that becomes the new reality?  This makes for a fascinating study.

Let me be clear.  I am not saying that prepping and acquiring survival skills is wrong.  And most assuredly I am not saying that planning for self-reliance and survival will lead to global food shortages and societal chaos.  Instead, I am throwing out the possibility and probability that life as we know it is indeed changing not only for the bad, but for the good.  We are making it change, one baby step at a time, with each can of beans, bag of rice, and box of bullets.

The life we are changing may be only a ripple when compared to some unknown, unpredictable catastrophe but it is change none-the-less.  And perhaps that in itself, over time, will change the direction of our world.

15 Things To Do Now To Prepare for a Collapse and for SHTF.

Read the entire list here in detail. http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/15-ways-prepare-rogue-wave-collapse/

Combining Multiple Childhood Vaccines is Not Safe

vaccinesBy Natural Blaze

Multiple childhood vaccines are often given at one visit, but contrary to the claims of public health officials there is evidence that this practice is unsafe, writes medical research journalist Neil Z. Miller in the summer issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.  Miller writes;

Although CDC recommends polio, hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, rotavirus,Haemophilus influenzae type B, and pneumococcal vaccines for two-, four-, and six-month-old infants, this combination of eight vaccines administered during a single physician visit was never tested for safety in clinical trials.

This is at odds with a CDC report which found that mixed exposures to chemical substances and other stress factors, including prescribed pharmaceuticals, may produce ‘increased or unexpected deleterious health effects.’

Miller looked at the percentage of reported reactions that involved hospitalization or death as related to the number of vaccine doses the infant had received, and to the age of the infant.

“Our study showed that infants who receive several vaccines concurrently…are significantly more likely to be hospitalized or die when compared with infants who receive fewer vaccines simultaneously,” he writes. “It also showed that reported adverse effects were more likely to lead to hospitalization or death in younger infants.”

In infants receiving five or more vaccines concurrently, 5.4% of reported reactions were fatal, compared with 3.6% in those receiving four or fewer, the study shows.

“Parents and physicians should consider health options associated with a lower risk of hospitalization or death,” Miller concludes.


Eyes of the Future and the GMO Labeling Battle

fundraisingThe Eyes of the Future are looking back at us and they are praying for us to see beyond our own time – Terry Tempest Williams

Win or lose the GMO labeling battle, we have our work cut out for us.

Because win or lose, labels or no labels, Monsanto’s Roundup will still be poisoning us. And factory farms will still be polluting our drinking water, killing the oceans, and contributing to a public health crisis with their reckless use of antibiotics.

But we’re also looking to the future. And what we see out there is a food and farming system, labels or no labels, that is dominated by greedy, ruthless corporations whose singular focus on shareholder profits blinds them to the devastating consequences of their bad behavior.

For example: About 250 million pounds of Monsanto’s glyphosate are sprayed on food crops, lawns and parks in this country, every year.

Glyphosate—classified as a probable human carcinogen by the World Health Organization.

Glyphosate—present in 93 percent of people who sent urine samples for testing . . . and in 100 percent of European Parliament members who were tested.

Glyphosate—250 million pounds of it—linked to everything from allergies to birth defects to kidney failure to cancer.

“It is going to be incomprehensible to future generations how our generation could have let glyphosate poison the earth’s ecosystems, cause multiple species die-offs, and destroy global human health for over four decades, while standing by and doing nothing to stop the devastation.” – Stephanie Seneff, senior research scientist at MIT.

You have become the greatest threat to Monsanto and Big Food. Win or lose the GMO labeling battle, we need you to help double the size of this movement, so we can take on the factory farms, the junk food giants and the Biotech Bullies..

We need you to help create a future where our food will be real food. Nutrient-dense food. Toxin-free food. Food grown using methods that heal, not harm, the earth.

Food that doesn’t need to be labeled because it’s just . . . food.

Please help us raise $200,000 by midnight June 30, so we can take the GMO labeling battle to the next level.  You can donate online, or by U.S. mail or by phone, details here.

The “Eyes of the Future” are looking back at us.

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SOLAR TAX PROPOSAL Penalises New Zealanders Who Have Solar Panels

roof solar panelsGreenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand

Solar power is one of the fastest growing clean energy sources in the world, and it’s essential for surviving the climate crisis. But our ability to use it is under threat. Big energy companies see solar as a threat to profits and their control of your power. Right now they’re preparing to cut it off. Their first move is the new solar tax in Hawke’s Bay, which penalises people who have solar panels. We must push back before that spreads nationwide.

But here in New Zealand, solar is facing a massive hurdle.

The mere fact that solar is cheap and gives us the independence to generate our own power is freaking out the big power companies. They know that when we use solar, we’re plugging into the unlimited clean energy source of the sun and switching off the idea that we are beholden to them and their bills.

STOP THE SOLAR TAX !   Sign the petition telling New Zealand’s electricity regulator, the Electricity Authority to Stop the Solar Tax now.

Subliminal Brain Washing (VIDEO)

television-brainwashing-By Bart Sibrel

Several months ago, a supporter of “Conspiracy Corner News” brought to my attention a quite astonishing example of monstrously deliberate brain washing by the United States government and their counterparts in the television media. I could keep it on the back burner no longer, as it is utterly amazing and horrific.

I am fifty-one years of age. When I was a child in the mid 1960’s, there was no twenty-four hour television. (What a healthier nation we would be if this were still the case!) At about midnight or 1:00 a.m., all the television stations would “sign-off”, that is, say “good-bye” for the night, until about five or six o’clock the next morning, when programming would resume. The “sign-off” would traditionally be the National Anthem, with patriotic pictures showing, while the words of the song ran across the bottom of the screen.

A former employee of one of these television stations took an old sixteen millimeter film reel of such a “sign-off” home as a retirement present to themself. Later, a relative of theirs transferred the film to VHS videotape. After that, a friend made a DVD of it from the videotape. After this, another friend uploaded it to Youtube for nostalgia’s sake. After that, an observant Youtube viewer deciphered its notorious hidden subliminal message.

The science-fiction cult-classic film “They Live”, by John Carpenter, immediately came to mind, when the eerily creepy words were revealed in the newly uncovered “National Anthem” from the 1960’s. In “They Live”, character John Nada (played by Roddy Piper) stumbles across a band of underground “Truthers” who have discovered that mankind is being held in a perpetual state of hypnosis through never-ending subliminal messages on television, radio, and in print.

Hidden in this fifty year old television “National Anthem”, courtesy of the Federal Government, are the words . . .







I have been a filmmaker for about three decades, and upon strict analyzation of this “sign-off” film of the “National Anthem”, it appears to be quite genuine.

If this is what the United States Government and their buddies at the major television networks were willing and capable of fifty years ago, imagine, if you dare, what they are willing and capable of TODAY. With images, sounds, and even radio waves, such as cell phone transmissions, in order to hypnotize the public to be herded toward, and over, the cliff of “consumerism” to their own destructive demise.

They-LiveWATCH THE VIDEO HERE  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9XMgH83ibo

The ‘Great Glyphosate Rebellion’ Once Again Blocks Europe’s Attempt to Relicense Monsanto Herbicide


(NaturalNews) Europe is still scrambling to reach a decision regarding the relicensing of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, which was declared “probably carcinogenic” by the World Health Organization last spring. If European Union nations fail to reach an agreement by the end of June, the license for glyphosate will expire. As a result, application of the widely used herbicide will be completely withdrawn from Europe within six months, Natural News has reported.

The European Commission originally proposed renewing the license for 15 years, but failed to garner support following uproar from environmentalists that meticulously outlined the severe health and environmental effects associated with glyphosate.

In response, the EU suggested renewing the herbicide for 12–18 months while the European Chemicals Agency completes a “scientific study” it hopes will lay mounting concerns regarding the safety of glyphosate to rest.

But that won’t work either, because it’s too late. The science on glyphosate is already in, and everyone knows it. Research shows that even ultra-low dose exposure to the chemical has the ability to permanently alter DNA, according to recent studies.

The science on glyphosate is already in: It’s toxic to humans, the environment and it needs to be banned!

The EU’s proposal to extend the license for glyphosate for 12–18 months “failed to win the qualified majority needed for adoption,” Reuters has reported. Seven member states abstained from the vote, while 20 backed the proposal.

Bart Staes, a spokesman for Green environment and food safety applauded the EU governments that stuck to their guns and refused to authorize the toxic herbicide. “There are clear concerns about the health risks with glyphosate, both as regards it being a carcinogen and an endocrine disruptor.

“Moreover, glyphosate’s devastating impact on biodiversity should have already led to its ban. Thankfully, the significant public mobilization and political opposition to re-approving glyphosate has been taken seriously by key EU governments, who have forced the EU Commission to back down,” said Staes.

Technically, the EU may “submit its proposal to an appeal committee of political representatives of the 28 member states within a month.” And if that doesn’t work, the European Commission could adopt its own policy.

‘Three strikes must mean the approval of glyphosate is finally ruled out’

However, Staes argues that three failed attempts to reach an agreement regarding the relicensing of glyphosate means the Commission “must stop continuing to try and force through the approval of glyphosate. Such a move would raise major democratic concerns about the EU’s decision-making process.

“The process of phasing out glyphosate and other toxic herbicides and pesticides from agriculture must begin now, and this means reorienting the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy towards a more sustainable agricultural model,” said Staes.

In April, the European Parliament issued a non-binding resolution to renew the license for glyphosate for another seven years. The resolution recommended that glyphosate be used for professional use only, withdrawing its application on parks, playgrounds and gardens open to the public.

The proposal was passed 374 to 225, with 102 abstentions, according to reports. While it was not the outright ban environmentalists had hoped for, it was a step in the right direction.

The dangers of Roundup’s co-formulants

In addition to the carcinogenicity of glyphosate, we’re now learning that Roundup’s “inert ingredients” (meaning they’re supposedly inactive), are potentially more harmful than glyphosate itself.

Robin Mesnage, a cellular and molecular toxicologist in London, successfully reverse-engineered some of the components in Roundup in order to evaluate their safety. Because Monsanto and other biotech companies consider co-formulants a trade secret, scientists were forced to recreate the chemicals so they could be studied.

Robin and his team found that five of the co-formulants interfere with “the function of both the mitochondria in human placental cells and aromatase, an enzyme that affects sexual development,” The Intercept revealed in a groundbreaking report.

Biotech’s Dark Promise: Involuntary Cannibalism For All

gmo” Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.” ~ Albert Einstein

Whereas the quote above could easily be dismissed as the ‘progress-denying’ sentiment of a disgruntled anti-GMO activist, the fact is that it came from a scientist representing the very epitome of Western rationality and accomplishment.

Perhaps Einstein was reflecting on the inevitable existential consequences of the so-called technological imperative”–whatever can be done, will be done. Fundamentally amoral and irrational economic and political forces drive technology’s feverish pace, infusing a certain arbitrary cruelty and disequilibrium into everything it touches.

In our continual drive to ‘improve upon Nature’ in the name of much-hyped, ‘life-saving’ biotechnological innovations, the line between humane and inhumane eventually is crossed, and there seems no going back.  Biopollution from defective or dangerous GMO genes, for example, is virtually impossible to undo once unreleased into the biosphere; you can’t “recall” a defective gene like you can an automobile. Nor can we remove from our bodies the surreptitious viruses (e.g. simian virus #40 (SV40)) that contaminated millions of first-generation polio vaccines. In many ways our moral fiber suffers from the same susceptibilities. Once we have crossed a certain line – be it theft, lying, or worse, etc., – it is difficult, if not impossible to ‘go back’ and regain our innocence. Such is the human condition. And this is why we must carefully consider the medico-ethical implications of new technologies, whose developments we must first be aware of in order to guide, regulate and sometimes terminate.

The Scientific Community Moves To Embrace Embryo Cloning for Medical Purposes

For example, few are aware that the cloning of human embryos for ‘therapeutic purposes’ was made legal in the UK in January, 2001 through an amendment to the Human Embryology Act.  Not long after, in August 2004, the Human Fertilisation and

Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved the first license for cloning human embryos in the UK.  Media reports at the time alleged the legal changes would result in the use of cloned human embryos to create “spare body parts.”

In an article published in 2000 titled, “Biotech Cannabalism,”  C. Ben Mitchell, PhD reflects on the pro-cloning movement by quoting a proponent’s justification: “If you could use tissue from human embryos to save hundreds of lives, there must be a moral imperative to do it.” Mitchell disagrees, countering: “Creating a human being for the purposes of killing that person for another human being’s health, sounds an awfully lot like cannibalism, only worse.”

Calling Vaccines From Aborted Fetuses What They Are: Cannibalistic

Whereas cannibalism is considered by most modern societies to be the ultimate expression of uncivilized or barbaric behavior, it is intrinsic to many of the Western world’s most prized biotechnological and medical innovations. Probably the most ‘taken for granted’ example of this is the use of live, aborted fetus cell lines from induced abortions to produce vaccines. Known as diploid cell vaccines (diploid cells have two (di-) sets of chromosomes inherited from human mother and father), they are non-continuous (like cancer cells), and therefore must be continually replaced, i.e. new aborted, live fetal tissue must be harvested periodically.  A good portion of the CDC’s immunization schedule requires the use of these human fetus-originated vaccines, and these include: rubella, measles, mumps, rabies, polio, smallpox, hepatitis A, chickenpox, and herpes zoster. Additionally, so-called “abortion tainted vaccines” cultivated on transformed fetal cells (293, PER.C6) are in the developmental pipeline, including: “flu, Respiratory Syncytial and parainfluenza viruses, HIV, West Nile virus, Ebola, Marburg and Lassa, hepatitis B and C, foot and mouth disease, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, tuberculosis, anthrax, plague, tetanus and malaria.”

Unfortunately, to millions who find injecting living aborted fetal cells or their biological derivatives into their bodies, or their children’s, morally objectionable, an increasingly Draconian biomedical establishment is either pressuring, coercing or mandating this to occur, using the faulty concept of “herd immunity” and concomitant biosafety concerns to override an individual’s right to refuse them. And most are completely unaware that aborted cells are used and being injected into their bodies, because the medical ethical principle of informed consent remains just that: a principle, not practiced regularly. Furthermore, beyond the obvious moral/ /religious/philosophical reasons to reject aborted fetal cell derived vaccines, there are real health concerns associated with the introduction of this type of biological material into the human body that are largely considered taboo to discuss.

Biopharming: The End of Choice for Those Who Do Not Want to Ingest Human Proteins

Another way in which the dark specter of cannibalism is resurfacing in our lives is through biotech’s intense investment in biopharming technologies. Also known as molecular farming, biopharming involves creating “drug-producing” GMOs by inserting a gene that code for useful pharmaceuticals or biological products (e.g. antibodies, lactoferrin) into host plants, insects or animals that do not naturally express those genes.

Concerns over the unintended, adverse effects of this technology are growing, primarily because once the genes are inserted into laboratory- or field-trialed organisms, their escape into the biosphere is not just possible, but a statistical inevitability. As we have seen with GMO crops, contamination is a default business strategy for biotech stakeholders, whose GM plants pollinate (some say “biorape“) organic or wild plants rendering them also GMOs. This means that — short of using ‘terminator technology‘ which renders the plants incapable of reproduction – foolproof GM containment is impossible. Eventually we will all be exposed to these GMO plants, insects and animals in some form or other.

There is intense work being done today to create biopharmed “edible vaccines,” which contain deadly viral or bacterial vectors. Obviously, the biopollution created by inserting these genes into plants traditionally used for human consumption and which could find their way into the human food supply could cause life-threatening health problems.  But edible vaccines are only a subset of biopharmed products in the developmental pipeline. There are a broad range of human proteins being ‘pharmed’ using genetically modified animals expressing human genes as ‘bioreactors.’

Below is a small sample of biopharmed organisms in development that could at some point in the future result in the inadvertent ingestion of human proteins (technically, cannibalism):

  • GMO Bulls expressing human lactoferrin in their tissues, intended for human consumption.
  • GMO Mice expressing a human granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor under control of a goat gene (goat alpha-S1-casein gene).
  • GMO Cattle milk expressing the human breastmilk proteins human α-lactalbumin (TC-LA), lactoferrin (TC-LF) or lysozyme (TC-LZ).
  • GMO Pigs designed to express human α-galactosidase.
  • GMO Chickens designed to express human urokinase-type plasminogen activator.
  • GMO Chickens designed to express human parathormone.
  • GMO Flies expressing human taste receptor genes.
  • GMO Silkworm cells expressing human glycoproteins.
  • GMO Tomatoes expressing a human brain protein (humanβ-secretase).
  • GMO Tobacco expressing human erythropoietin intended to be used to treat tissue injury.
  • GMO Tobacco expressing human interferon alpha intended for medical use.
  • GMO Yeast expressing human Apolipoprotein A-II intended for study.
  • GMO Lettuce and chicory expressing human interferon alpha intended for medical use.
  • GMO Rapeseed expressing human interferon alpha intended for medical use.
  • GMO Rice expressing human serum albumin (blood protein) intended for medical purposes.
  • GMO Rice expressing human lactoferrin intended for medical use.
  • GMO Rice expressing human CYP1A1 enzyme (found in placenta and liver) intended to help remediate pesticides in soil.
  • GMO Rice expressing human amyloidβ-peptide ‘Alzheimer‘s brain protein‘ intended as an oral vaccine producing plant.

With biotech weaving into the web of life arbitrarily placed human genes and their biological products, cannibalism (human consumption of human proteins) will become an inevitably in the future.  The question is, will we stand for this reworking of the very molecular and genetic infrastructure of life, or pretend like it won’t also result in the genetic modification of our own bodies.


SHOCK STUDY: Countries with Highest Vaccination Rates have Highest Infant Mortality Rates, too

African-American-Infant-Mother-Doctor-Vaccine(NaturalNews) Wealthy countries that require the highest number of vaccines for children under the age of 1 also have the highest rates of death in that age group, according to a study conducted by an independent computer scientist and a researcher from the Think Twice Global Vaccine Institute, and published in the journal Human & Experimental Toxicology in 2011.

The study stemmed from the recognition that while the U.S. vaccine schedule calls for more vaccine doses than any other country, the United States still ranks 34th among nations in terms of infant mortality.

For the purposes of the study, the researchers defined a “vaccine dose” as “an exact amount of medicine or drug to be administered.” Thus, triple vaccines such as DTaP or MMR are each considered to be three vaccine doses, since three drugs are being given at the same time. The U.S. vaccine schedule calls for 26 vaccine doses before age 1.

More vaccination, more infant death

The researchers collected infant mortality rates (IMRs) for the top 34 countries in the world. Four of the countries – Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco and San Marino – had so few infant deaths (fewer than five) that their IMRs were considered statistically unreliable, so these countries were excluded from the analysis.

For the remaining 30 countries, a higher number of required vaccine doses was associated with a higher IMR – refuting the argument that a higher number of vaccinations improves overall infant health.

In fact, most of the vaccines recommended for children under age 1 are not intended to prevent diseases that are dangerous in that age group. Instead, U.S. vaccine policy emphasizes vaccinating children at as young an age as possible, including against diseases that are only dangerous later in life.

The countries were then divided into five different groups, depending on how many vaccine doses they require for children under age 1: 12–14 doses, 15–17 doses, 18–20 doses, 21–23 doses and 24–26 doses. The researchers found that countries in the 12–14 dose group had significantly better (lower) IMRs than countries in the 21–23 or 24–26 groups.

What is causing these deaths?

The researchers noted that many factors contribute to IMR, which is considered one of a country’s most important public health indicators. Poor countries tend to have high IMRs because of the absence or poor distribution of basic health services and infrastructure, including sanitation. Infectious diseases tend to be more common in these countries, largely because of that same poor health infrastructure and poor nutrition.

In wealthier countries, however – such as those examined in the current study – the factors contributing to IMRs may be less clear. For example, the United States saw an increase in premature births between 1990 and 2006, but this increase is not sufficient to explain the country’s unusually high IMR for a wealthy nation.

“It appears that at a certain stage in nations’ movement up the socio-economic scale—after the basic necessities for infant survival (proper nutrition, sanitation, clean water, and access to health care) have been met—a counter-intuitive relationship occurs between the number of vaccines given to infants and infant mortality rates: nations with higher (worse) infant mortality rates give their infants, on average, more vaccine doses,” the researchers wrote. “This … elicits an important inquiry: are some infant deaths associated with over-vaccination?”

The researchers note that even in poorer countries, high levels of vaccination do not seem associated with a good IMR. For example, Gambia requires 22 vaccine doses before age 1, and has a vaccine compliance rate of 91–97 percent, but still has an IMR of 68.8. Mongolia also requires 22 doses, with a compliance rate of 95–98 percent, but still has an IMR of 39.9.

“These examples appear to confirm that IMRs will remain high in nations that cannot provide clean water, proper nutrition, improved sanitation, and better access to health care,” the researchers noted.


Aspartame Damages The Brain At Any Dose

brain-damageBy Joe Martino

Did you know that Aspartame has been proven to cause brain damage by leaving traces of Methanol in the blood? It makes you wonder why Aspartame has been approved as “safe” and is found in thousands of food products. Currently more than 90 countries have given the artificial sweetener the “OK” to be used in foods.

“Multiple Sclerosis is often misdiagnosed, and that it could be aspartame poisoning”

Given that Aspartame is 200 times sweeter than sugar, manufacturers are able to produce their sweet foods and market them as “low calorie” so they can market and appeal to millions of people on “diets.” There is no doubt that the less sugar you have in your diet, the better. But replacing sugar with aspartame is not the solution, and in fact is likely to be even worse for your health.

In my personal experience, Aspartame has always made my head feel very odd when I consumed it. Headaches, light headedness and overall nausea, are all symptoms I personally feel from consuming Aspartame. But that isn’t even the bad part when you look at what all of the research is suggesting. So I question, and everyone should be asking the same: With all of the research about Aspartame and its dangerous effects, even in small quantities, why is it still approved by the FDA and other health agencies as being safe for human consumption? There are better solutions available and with less danger and side effects.

What is this lovely substance (Aspartame) made of?

An Aspartame molecule is essentially made up of 3 different substances. 90% of it is made of two natural amino acids, 1 being aspartic acid and the other being phenylalanine. The other 10% of the molecule is made up of a methyl ester bond (includes Methanol). The methanol is released from the aspartame within hours of consumption and begins traveling through the body via the blood. Once the methyl ester bond is broken, it liberates methyl alcohol or methanol (wood alcohol). The big problem with methanol is that it easily passes into your blood-brain barrier and once there, is converted into formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is what is causing the brain damage. While animals are able to detoxify methanol in the body, humans do not have this capability. It doesn’t really take a rocket scientist to realize that accumulating formaldehyde in the brain is not a good thing.

What’s the deal with Methanol?

As mentioned above, Methanol is the key issue here as it is what converts into formaldehyde. While it is often believed that formic acid is the issue with Aspartame, it is actually formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a serious neurotoxin and carcinogen. According to the EPA, Methanol is considered a cumulative poison which means is accumulates in the body and very little is excreted each time it is consumed.

Read the entire article here: http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/aspartame-damages-brain-dose/

Planned Parenthood Brags About Defeating Law Banning Webcam Abortions

Girl-Sitting-Computer-LaptopNaturalNews) Nearly 60 million babies have been aborted in the United States since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade. The large majority of those lives were taken inside Planned Parenthood clinics around the nation – a taxpayer organization allowed to operate with impunity.

Though entangled in one of America’s most publicized scandals, in which it violated federal law through the trafficking of aborted fetuses across state lines, Planned Parenthood’s unethical conduct continues in full force under the protection of the courts.

Last month, the non-profit released its 2014-2015 annual report, detailing what it believes are its top achievements – of which abortion is included, of course. Planned Parenthood’s new report brags about prevailing in the court system, describing victories in Indiana, Louisiana and Wisconsin, in which it overcame proposed restrictions on abortions, as well as its success in blocking legislation in Iowa that would have banned webcam abortions.

Webcam abortions, or tele-abortions, involve a method in which women are allowed to abort their babies without a physician present. Instead, a “secure drawer” is opened remotely by a doctor at another location, which then dispenses an abortion-inducing drug. The procedure is banned in 18 states for safety reasons, as abortion drugs sometimes cause life-threatening health effects, including “hemorrhaging, bleeding, sepsis, even loss of future fertility,” Natural News reported last October.

Women shouldn’t be inconvenienced by seeing a doctor, says Planned Parenthood

These side effects are dangerous with a doctor present, let alone without. Yet, Planned Parenthood argues that had the ban gone into effect, women would have had to suffer the inconvenience of traveling back and forth for doctor visits.

“Had this ban gone into effect, many women would have had to take multiple trips of up to 400 miles to access safe, legal abortion, as more than one-third of Iowans live in rural areas,” the non-profit said.

Iowa was the first state in which Planned Parenthood started performing webcam abortions in 2008 – killing more than 7,000 babies in this way since then. The practice was threatened in 2013 when the Iowa Board of Medicine “passed standards that require physicians to perform a physical examination of the patient in person and to be with the patient when the abortion-inducing drug is taken,” reports The Daily Signal.

Upset by their inability to perform webcam abortions, the nonprofit took the Iowa Board of Medicine to court, and the Iowa Supreme Court sided with Planned Parenthood, ruling 6–0 that the regulations were somehow “unconstitutional.”

$1.4 billion in net assets

A former Planned Parenthood employee, turned whistle-blower, accused the non-profit of defrauding the Medicaid system as it routinely billed abortion-related services including ultrasounds, office visits and medication.

The whistle-blower alleged that tele-abortions were just another way for the organization to make money on a “shoestring budget with little medical involvement.”

Planned Parenthood received more heat last year than usual, but you won’t see the controversy reflected in its report, which reveals that the agency still managed to obtain more than $553 million dollars in taxpayer funding – more than 40 percent of which comes from government health services, grants and reimbursements, reports The Blaze.

The non-profit’s total net assets for 2014 exceeded $1.4 billion. However, while government donations increased, Planned Parenthood’s clientele is on the decline.

“They lost a significant share of their patients, provided fewer actual medical services, spent far more money on other things, made less profit, and became even more dependent on government funding,” said Jamie Hall, a senior policy analyst with the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation.

The number of abortions it performed slightly decreased from 327,653 in 2014 to 323,999 in 2015.