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Wake Up: Homelessness is Not a Crime (VIDEO)

25 Jul

Activist Post: Wake Up: Homelessness is Not a Crime (VIDEO).

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Are U.S. Taxpayers Funding Empire Building With Costa Rica?

23 Jul

Activist Post: Are U.S. Taxpayers Funding Empire Building With Costa Rica?.

A Brutal Case of Backwards Justice in America

16 Jul

John Galt — Activist Post: A Brutal Case of Backwards Justice in America.

10 Ways We Are Being Tracked, Traced, and Databased

16 Jul

Activist Post: 10 Ways We Are Being Tracked, Traced, and Databased.

Hey Hillary, Which ‘Intolerant Governments’ Are You Referring To?

5 Jul

Eric Blair
Activist Post

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton gave a speech to the Community of Democracies in Poland Saturday for the 10th anniversary celebration of the founding of the organization, whose 16 members strive to “forge international consensus on ways to support and promote democracy.”

“We must be wary of the steel vise in which governments around the world are slowly crushing civil society and the human spirit,” Clinton was quoted in an Associated Press propaganda piece titled Clinton: Activists Being Crushed By ‘Steel Vise’ Around the World.

“Intolerant governments across the globe are ‘slowly crushing’ activist and advocacy groups that play an essential role in the development of democracy,” she added.

Which “intolerant governments” was she referring too? She named a few of the usual suspects:  Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, China, Russia, Zimbabwe, and other countries non-compliant to the globalists’ demands.  Well, Mrs. Clinton may have left a few countries off the list.

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Pirates and Poison in the Gulf: Goldman Sachs

1 Jul

Michael Edwards
Activist Post

The Hydra-like creature, Goldman Sachs, has surfaced from the Gulf oil volcano.

Illinois-based Nalco Corporation is responsible for the Corexit 9500 chemical dispersant highlighted by experts as being 4 times more toxic than the oil that is flowing into the Gulf.  Scientists in congressional hearings added that the dispersant is more toxic than other similar dispersant on the market.  Naturally, whenever a major disaster takes place — especially when major, society-altering solutions are being offered — one needs to follow the trail of money and power to see who benefits.  Sure enough, a casual search of Nalco’s Web site reveals their company history; it leads right to the doorstep of Goldman Sachs.

Nalco seems to have started in 1928 Chicago and became immediately involved in both the oil industry and water treatment facilities.  1982 seems to have been a massive turning point for the company as their Web site states, “ORS-419 is used in the tires of the Space Shuttle Columbia. The Nalco product is the only non-silicone product of its type on the market approved by the space shuttle tire’s manufacturer.”  Thereafter, things really seem to have taken off as shown here:

1983:  Nalco breaks ground for a new 300,000-square-foot trio of headquarters buildings in Naperville, representing an investment totaling $90 million.
1984:  Nalco introduces the PORTA-FEED® reusable container system, the most advanced liquid chemical handling system yet introduced.
1985:  Nalco leads the chemical industry in the development of CAER (Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a forerunner of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 and the CMA Responsible Care® initiative.
1986:  Nalco consolidates groups from the Energy Chemicals Division and Oil Field Services Division to form a new Petroleum Chemicals Division to be headquartered in Sugar Land. The new Petroleum Chemicals Division will include Visco Chemicals, Refinery Process Chemicals, Additives, Adomite Chemicals and Gas and Oil Handling Chemicals Groups.
1989:  Sales top $1 billion.

Then, in 1994 Nalco joined forces with Exxon Chemical to announce the formation of a new alliance “Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P. to provide products and services to all facets of the petroleum and natural gas industries.”

Another name change occurred in 2001 when the company became Ondeo Nalco.  Finally, in 2003, we learn who has taken the reins to lead us into the present.  As their site states:  “The Blackstone Group, Apollo Management L. P. and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners buy Ondeo Nalco.”

Global sales now exceed $4 billion and the Gulf cleanup is in the hands of a group of corporate pals who have brought us such fine moments of humanity such as Blackstone’s  “locust capitalism” hostile takeover binge which triggered a major political backlash in Germany and elsewhere, and the newly proposed austerity measures coming to America.  Apollo Management is in the Wall Street Journal’s Who’s Who in Private Equity with the very human investment strategies of leveraged and distressed buyouts and debt investments — investments now top $37 billion.  And, by now, Goldman Sachs’s reputation precedes itself as having engineered the housing crash and exacerbating a financial meltdown in Greece and across Europe.

Yet, Goldman Sachs is far too gluttonous a creature to be happy with administering the profits from the physical fallout of the Gulf disaster.  The kings of the carbon market — yes, that market that trades nothing but air — have not been having an easy time of it pushing man-made global warming.   In the Gulf, however, they have their cohort, Barack Obama, well positioned to steer the pirate ship back on course.  It was Obama who helped fund the carbon program from its inception after all.  Right on cue, Obama’s e-mail campaign is launched to exploit suffering at the behest of his corporate controllers.

We are living in a full-blown international corporate command and control system where even the most basic rescue efforts are in the hands of proven pirates.  It also has become clear that the pirate flotilla is owned by Goldman Sachs . . . and the president of the United States is the captain.

Related: Gulf Oil Disaster EXPOSED: EPA Lies About Air Quality – AGAIN

FEMA Beta Test: The 2010 Hurricane Season

1 Jul

John Galt
Activist Post

The 2010 hurricane season in the Gulf of Mexico is here and it’s all-systems-go in the preparation for the FEMA Beta Test.  This Beta test will likely happen in stages as storms will hit different areas at different times.  With oil- and chemical-soaked waters brewing in the Gulf waters, this hurricane season may prove to be the last time the coastal areas will be habitable to humans for some time.

Katrina was a mere practice drill by comparison.  As we witnessed with that event, FEMA was not there to help people, but to control them.  Even if mass evacuations don’t take place for the first hurricane, incremental mandatory migrations will set the stage for a how to manage so many people. When this season’s first storm hits — be it Alex, or the next bigger one — it’s likely that a multistate biohazard site will be all that remains.  We will most likely see a ramping-up of FEMA activity in the coming weeks which could numb the public to their presence before they launch the forced relocations.

A Beta Test is defined as the second phase of software testing in which a sampling of the intended audience tries the product out.  A Gulf Hurricane will be just such a phase-two following Katrina.
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Madhouse: When Health Becomes Sickness

30 Jun

John Galt
Activist Post

Dictatorships know that the battle for complete control is ultimately won or lost in the minds of the target population.  As the oppression advances, it tends to move from propaganda mind control to the direct intervention into the mind via pharmaceuticals.  We are now seeing the overt global coordination of the psychiatry profession to convince every resident of planet Earth that all clear thinking, healthy living, and wholesome innocence is some kind of disorder that needs to be corrected (suppressed) with drugs to render zombie-like those whose instincts afford them the ability of discernment.

We have seen this before — the role of medicine in dictatorships such as Nazi Germany is well documented. It is the pre-Endgame, if you will, before the final culling takes place.  The proof that we are being led into a psychiatric dictatorship to soften us up for population reduction is of course not something I want to make light of.  However, it is absurd, because it is a manufactured attempt to re-define the natural human condition.  So, let us get up to speed on the mental disorders our society has.

Independent Thinking
This disorder is naturally a wide-ranging one, as each unique human being tends to have opinions.  Some of the more deviant forms of individuality are questioning authority and anxious distress, which includes symptoms like the “fear that something awful may happen.”  Like the fear that individuality will be declared a mental disorder by a scientific dictatorship?

Emotions
The natural highs and lows that come with being a sentient human being experiencing the joys and sorrows of life apparently need to be eradicated.  Happiness tests should be given to children to be sure that they feel elated at all times, and perfectly at peace with their indoctrination.

Healthy Eating
Concern for your own well-being is apparently in direct opposition to the goals of those who wish to keep the population fat, dumb, and toxic.  Mike Adams gives a run-down on the latest crazy thinking associated with eating broccoli, taking vitamins and minerals, drinking purified water, and avoiding known toxins.

Pregnancy
The act of experiencing the emotions of childbirth is definitely something that needs strong legislation.  Instead of thinking about creating life, and the family bonding process, it is much healthier instead to focus on the increasing numbers of disorders surrounding the most natural of processes and how the medical establishment can keep mothers worried sick about their babies.

And Now: BEING BORN
The Psychiatric Dictatorship has begun in earnest to target infants as mental patients.  The amniotic world and the newly born are now under surveillance by agents of the medical elite such as John H. Gilmore, Director of the UNC Schizophrenia Research, for signs of schizophrenia.  Unfortunately, Gilmore is not an isolated mad scientist; this is a global initiative.  The Citizens Commission on Human Rights International recently covered the story of “Australian of the Year,” Patrick McGorry, who would like Australia to lead the world in treating mental illness.  Consulting fees and research grants are raining down on pre-detection initiatives from all of the major pharmaceutical peddlers.

Once again, it is up to us to resist this insanity.  Let them write the legislation, design the drugs, and tell us that black is white, and health is sickness.  We will not cooperate.  Advice given to us by the mentally deranged should really be a laughing matter.

Activism in an Age of Tyranny and Terror

27 Jun

Michael Edwards
Activist Post

World tyranny is accelerating at a pace not seen since Stalin, Hitler, Mao, and Mussolini converged on the world stage.  Their regimes were history’s prime examples, but there have been countless other dictators who have flourished, leading to the unfortunate conclusion that dictatorships are the rule, not the exception.  Central to these power structures has been secrecy, intimidation, and the outlawing of basic human rights such as free speech, the right to peaceably assemble, the eradication of individuality in deference to the State, and extrajudicial arrests of their own citizens.  The G8 and G20 Summits now represent a traveling tyranny that is emulating history’s most infamous.  Activists would then be wise to consult history when developing an effective strategy to combat the increasing dehumanization.

Having landed most recently in Toronto, Canada, we can see the emergence of precedents aimed at stifling street activism.  We have secret laws where judges rule in favor of the State, total lockdown, and torture.  The arrest and torture of Charlie Veitch from The Love Police, and the denial of entry into Canada for We Are Change activist, Luke Rudkowski, marks a new phase of hot, stomping tyranny to supplant the cold, creeping variety that has been on display for at least the last 10 years.  We saw it emerge full force in Pittsburgh and it has now reached new levels of inhumanity.  Veitch is the epitome of a peaceful street activist who declares the sovereign nature of his humanity when confronting authority.  He films everything, knows his rights, and states them firmly yet politely.

It is just this type of activism that I encouraged in my October, 2009 article “Resistance is NOT Futile:  The Rise of Resistance Journalism.” I spoke about knowing your Constitutional rights, stating them firmly, and putting authority in a position of violating your civil rights in a way that no court of law could endorse.  However, in just the last 8 months since that article was posted, the laws of free speech and to peaceably assemble have been all but eradicated, and Constitutional protection is no longer available for those defined within the expanding label of “terrorist.”  In fact, much of what I had suggested in my original article is now bound to get someone arrested without recourse.  Even filming police can carry a sentence — in your own home! We see evidence of overt Fascism in The Gulf, as Coast Guard officers have become enforcers for British Petroleum, instead of protectors of the citizens affected by the tragedy.  Winding up in jail doesn’t make someone very effective, nor is it wise council to encourage an endeavor that is bound to fail.  Activism in the age of tyranny and terror must be cunning, wise, discrete, but still unflagging.  I think it is time to look at the only form of activism that has consistently worked under the type of blatant tyranny we now face on a global scale:  total non-cooperation.

In a brilliant 1996 lecture by Gene Sharp, Senior Scholar at the Albert Einstein Institution, titled, “Facing Dictatorships Realistically: Thoughts on Developing a Plan for Liberation,” addressing a conference on non-violent struggle in Cuba, he lists the power sources of tyranny:
  • Authority (or legitimacy, belief in the right of some group or person to lead and give orders).
  • Human resources (who and how many people obey and assist the power holder).
  • Skills and knowledge (what kind and to what degree these are available to the power-holder).
  • Intangible factors (religious, emotional, and belief systems).
  • Material resources (economic, financial, transportation, and communications).
  • Sanctions (or punishments, violent or nonviolent).
These power sources, Sharp suggests, are given authority by “pillars of support,” which include:
  • Religious and moral leaders.
  • All sections of the population in the case of human resources — people who cooperate, obey, and assist the regime.
  • Specialists with particular abilities and capacities in the case of skills and knowledge.
  • Acceptance of the pattern of submission and of beliefs which lead to obedience and help in the case of intangible factors.
  • Cooperation in the functioning of the financial economic, transportation, and communications system in the case of material factors.
  • Fear and submission in face of threatened punishments by the regime, and obedience by the police and military of orders to inflict repression on those who disobey or refuse to cooperate.
The act of intelligent, well-planned, non-cooperation — and encouraging the pillars of support not to cooperate with what is tantamount to their own enslavement — historically has been more effective than physically engaging the police state on their own terms.  It is tempting to react in the same manner that has brought on the oppression by fighting violence with violence.  Contrariwise, it might seem futile to face an onslaught that seems to attack from all sides at once, as we are assailed militarily, in our media, and even in our food and water.  The modern activist has to be more an artist than a battlefield warrior:  the aim is to starve the sources of power from which the tyranny derives its muscle.  This can be done; indeed has been done repeatedly throughout history.  Free humanity prevails when it stops being reactive, and instead develops its own course of action.  Invariably, that course of action first takes place by developing a mindset of defiance.  Sharp recounts exactly what has worked in the past to disintegrate oppression and restore the rights of humanity:
  • Massive shut-downs of the society, general strikes, mass stay-at-homes, defiant marches, loss of control of the economy, transportation system, and communications, slow-downs and defiance by the civil service and police, disguised disobedience or outright mutiny by the military, or other activities will increasingly undermine the dictators’ own organization and related institutions.
  • When the religious and moral leaders in the society denounce the regime as illegitimate.
  • When the masses of the people are disobeying orders and noncooperating with the dictatorship.
  • When journalists and broadcasters are defying censorship and issuing their own publications and programs.
  • When the transportation system operates only according to the needs of the democratic forces.
  • When the civil servants are ignoring the dictatorship’s policies and orders.
  • When the police refuse to arrest democratic resisters.
  • When the army has gone on strike.
We should not delude ourselves; we are some distance from actualizing the above points, but these guidelines and goals need to be established first if we are to coordinate our activism effectively to resist the quickening that is taking place.  Let us then focus on the pillars of support that give sustenance to the growing global dictatorship (our friends, our community leaders, our families), and starve this creature out of existence.

Bill O’Reilly Argues Against Freedom: VIDEO

25 Jun

Activist Post

Ethan Nadelmann of the Drug Alliance Policy recently debated O’Reilly on the failed War on Drugs. Can it be more obvious that it is time to be sensible?  O’Reilly fails to make a single valid argument despite his best efforts.

The War on Drugs is a proven failure; our jails are over-crowded, our states are bankrupt, drug wars are shutting down entire communities in the U.S, and we spend billions per year to catch pot smokers – all while Jack Daniels and Pfizer live fat and happy.  It’s time to get REAL and stop prohibition.  The very word means “Screw your FREEDOM.”

Please read the Personal Liberties and War on Drugs essay below the video and support the Drug Policy Alliance to fight for reasonable drug laws that protect Personal Liberties, sovereignty over your own body and mind, holistic health choices instead of currently-legal and dangerous pharmaceuticals, and basic human rights.

Personal Liberties and the War on Drugs

Compiled by Anonymous, Drug Policy Alliance. 2002.

How does the drug war affect our rights to free speech and privacy?

Under the aegis of the “War on Drugs”, police and federal agents have pursued increasingly invasive investigative tactics.

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