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Mystical Sites – U.S. Capitol

Posted by Admin on January 15, 2012

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The US Capitol is not simply another governmental building. It is the spiritual center of the United States. Its structure, its art and its symbols all reveal the great importance of secret Fraternities in the shaping of the world most powerful government. We’ll explore the Capitol and discover the features that make this building a Masonic site, an American Temple of Solomon.

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The Capitol is viewed by the average American as the seat of democracy, where big political decisions are taken. Very few recognize the spiritual elements of the architecture and the symbolism of the building which literally makes it a temple of Masonic mysteries. At the center of it all is George Washington, a 33rd degree Freemason being anointed as the “American Christ”. The building of the Capitol involved many notions unknown to the common man yet the builders seemed to give great importance to them: alignment with heavenly bodies, importance of ley lines, occult numerology, spiritual energy, etc. Those things might sound like “crazy New Age stuff” to the average Joe not to the Founding Fathers who attributed great importance the them. Here’s a look at the meaning of the Capitol.

Built by Freemasonry

The Capitol, like all Washington DC, has been almost entirely designed by Freemasons and integrates within its architecture and artwork the “keys to the Craft”.

The United States Capitol, at Washington, D.C., was the creation of a succession of architects who were almost all Freemasons.  Originally designed by William Thornton (1759-1828), the work was completed by Brother Benjamin Latrobe (a pupil of the English architect Samuel Pepys Cockerell, 1754-1827) who also redesigned it after the War of 1812.  The flanking wings and the great dome were added later by Brother Thomas Ustick Walter.
-phoenixmasonry.org

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The laying of the cornerstone by Washington in full Masonic attire

The cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building was laid with Masonic Honors on September 18, 1793 under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of Maryland.  At the ceremony, President George Washington presided.  Worshipful Brother Washington was assisted by R.W. Bro. Joseph Clarke, Grand Master pro. tem. of Maryland, Wor. Elisha C. Dick, Master of Alexandria Lodge No. 22 of Virginia (Washington’s home Lodge) and Wor. Valentine Reintzel, Master of Lodge No. 9 of Maryland (now Potomac Lodge No. 5 of the District of Colombia).
-Ibid.

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Geographical Layout

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The Capitol facing the Washington Monument

Washington DC was carefully laid out in accordance to ancient occult principles. The Capitol is a vital part of the design by its location and its shape. The Capitol’s most important feature is of course its massive dome which carries heavy symbolic meaning, as we’ll see later. This dome faces the Washington Monument, the 555.5 foot tall (6666 inches) replica of an Egyptian obelisk. This layout is strikingly similar to St.Peter’s Square in the Vatican, where an obelisk faces a giant dome.

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St.Peter Square, Vatican. An obelisk facing a dome.

The same layout can also be found in Paris, Astana and many other cities. There is no coincidence here: this layout carries an important alchemical meaning. In almost all cultures the dome has been associated with the female principle, the womb, the matrix. Opposed to it is the obelisk, the ancient Egyptian phallic symbol representing the male principle. The union of those two principles gives birth to a third entity, an offspring, that can be described as “spiritual energy”.  Whether this energy is symbolic or a palpable reality is something that I’m not (yet) qualified to advance on. Many theories claim that shapes such as pyramids, domes and arches can either store, extract or diffuse energy from their surrounding area but I’ll leave this analysis to someone else. The theme of  the union of male and female principles is very common in occult architecture and is surely the most easily recognizable.

Let’s look at the Capitol. Imagine a straight line starting at the tip of the Capitol’s dome and going down, right to the crypt. This is how we’ll explore the Capitol.

Freedom Statue

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Standing at top of the dome of the Capitol is the enigmatic Statue of Freedom standing on a spherical shape, which probably represent Earth. Around this globe is the saying “E Pluribus Unum” (Out of Many, One).

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She is a female allegorical figure whose right hand holds the hilt of a sheathed sword while a laurel wreath of victory and the Shield of the United States are clasped in her left hand. The heraldic shield is the same as in the Great Seal of the United States, with thirteen stripes, except that the chief has stars (again, thirteen). Her chiton is secured by a brooch inscribed “U.S.” and is partially covered by a heavy, Indian-style fringed blanket thrown over her left shoulder. She symbolically faces east towards the main entrance of the building which means that incidentally, the sun never sets on Freedom.

So who is this Goddess standing on top of America’s most important building and overlooking the state Capital? She’s certainly not the Virgin Mary (you’d be surprised at the number of people who think that) and she cannot be positively associated with any ancient goddess. Truth is, the district bears her name. D.C. = District of Columbia. She is the allegorical goddess of America, the typically American mythological figure, Columbia.
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The Dome

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The dome of the Capitol features in its occulus an incredibly significant painting that reveals the philosophical, spiritual and political aims of the Founding Fathers. Rare are the writers have discussed the gnostic, alchemical and esoteric meaning of this work, yet it has been visited by millions of tourists. The interesting book “Freedom’s Gate” written by William Henry and Mark Gray is the only work I’ve found analyzing the mystical meaning of this painting called “The Apotheosis”.

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“The Apotheosis” is the work of Constantino Brumidi, an Italian artist who became famous for his paintings commissioned by the  Vatican and Pope Pius IX. In 1848, an attempt to overthrow papal power in the Vatican was led by Freemason Giuseppe Mazzini, which lead to a period of chaos and the fleeing of the Pope. The revolution wasn’t however successful and papal power was restored by a Europeen coalition. Surprisingly, Brumidi was arrested in and found guilty of leading one of Mazzini’s revolutionary groups to overthrow the Vatican. He served some of his sentence in prisons but was later permitted to leave Italy for the USA under the condition that he would never come back. He then made a name for himself in the USA by working for occult fraternities sucha s the Jesuits and such. Burmidi’s story is in perfect accordance with the Capitol’s status as the “Anti-Vatican” or the mirror, Mystery Religion opposite of the Vatican. Let’s look at Brumidi’s magnum opus, the Apotheosis.

An apotheosis can be defined as the exaltation of a subject to divine level. In other words, this painting depicts the elevation of George Washington to a god-man status, like Jesus Christ. He is shown seated on a rainbow and behind him is the gateway, the vortex, the sungate to the heavens (the spirit world). As stated above, the dome esoterically represents the womb giver of life. Washington is about to exit the womb of the dome to experience rebirth as an immortal god. William Henry has appropriately noted that Jesus Christ’s divinity was portrayed in a similar way in ancient religious art.

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“The Last Judgment” (Detail) by Hans Memling – Christ on a rainbow with sungate behind him
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“Christ in Majesty”. He again find here Jesus on a rainbow surrounded by religious figures.

The Apotheosis sends therefore a clear message: George Washington is the American Christ. This might sound blasphemous to the average Christian but it is in perfect harmony with the Masonic/Rosicrucian/Gnostic philosophy of the builders of the Capitol.

The esoteric teachings of those Orders explain that a spark of divinity lies dormant within each person. This inner-godliness can be awakened through rigorous intellectual and spiritual training and the mastering of occult arts. The result of a successful training is the birth of perfected man, a Christ, a god-man. Rosicrucians believe that Jesus Christ’s teachings, like Buddha’s, show the path to the spiritual reform that one must undertake to attain illumination. George Washington, as a 33rd degree Mason has reached this exalted level.

Contrarily to the above paintings of Jesus where he was surrounded by angel and Saints, Washington is surrounded by important figures of ancient paganism, which are intricate parts of the Masonic mysteries:

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Toth Hermes with his Caduceus and winged hat
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Poseidon, king of Atlantis and his daughter Venus
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Vulcan, god of Fire and also esoterically the god of Alchemy
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Freedom (aka Columbia) shooing away kings and tyrants
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Ceres goddess of agriculture
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Minerva goddess of wisdom

Hermes, Poseidon, Vulcan, Freedom, Ceres and Minerva are meant to respectively represent commerce, marine, mechanics, war, agriculture and wisdom. The painting hides however an esoteric, alchemical meaning.

Alchemical Meaning

Alchemy is both a philosophy and a practice with an aim of achieving ultimate wisdom as well as immortality, involving the improvement of the alchemist as well as the making of several substances described as possessing unusual properties.

The ultimate goal of alchemy is the achievement of the “Great Work” which is the transmutation of base metals into gold or, esoterically, the transmutation of men into gods. The painting reflects this harmony between the elements of alchemy, which are air, fire, water and earth who are embodied respectively by Hermes, Vulcan, Ceres and Poseidon. George Washington himself is portrayed in a similar fashion as the figure of “Alchemy”

on the very esoteric Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral.

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“Alchemy” on Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral
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Washington pointing towards a book

“In alchemical symbolism Washington’s throne is the Seat of Wisdom. He is comparable to Alchemy onthe Seal of the Great Work at Notre Dame Cathedral. Commenting on this seal in The Mystery of the Cathedrals, Fulcanelli says Alchemy is represented by a woman with her head ‘in’ the clouds. Seated on a throne, she holds in her left hand a scepter, the sign of royal power, while her right hand supports two books, one closed (esotericism), the other open (exotericism). Supported between her knees and running up her body is a the scala philosphorum — the ladder of the philosophers — also known as the scala dei or stairway to heaven. Like Alchemy, George Washington is in the clouds. Instead of a scepter he has a downturned sword. He directs us to an open book. This is the book of light, the book of heavenly secrets. What are these secrets?
-W. Henry, Freedom’s Gate

The Crypt

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Directly under the dome, on the floor below is the Capitol’s crypt. It comprises 40 Doric columns sustaining the floor above. At the center of this circle of columns is a brass compass star which is the literal center of Washington DC.

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All street addresses in Washington DC are attributed in relation to this star.

If you’ve read the other “Mystical Sites” articles concerning the Manitoba Legislative Building and the Supreme Court of Israel, you’ll notice that all of these buildings feature a crypt with columns placed in a circular fashion with a star at the center of them, directly aligned with the top of the dome. This distinctive feature present in those modern day Masonic temples hold a special significance.

Washington’s Tomb

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Under the crypt is Washington’s Tomb. His body is however in Mount Vernon due to a legal battle. One might argue however that the tomb was meant to be empty…a little like Jesus Christ’s was. Washington is not a man but a god.

Misc Items

It is impossible to include all of the Capitol’s noteworthy features in a single article but here are some interesting photos.

Rejected Washington Statue

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This sculpture depicting a bare chested and fiery Washington (modeled after Zeus of Olympia) was meant to be put on display at the Capitol. It caused controversy and made people uncomfortable in very Christian, very puritan early America. Nobody really understood why they had to look at  a naked Washington. They also did not understand why he was portrayed as a pagan god. It is now in the Smithsonian.

Rejected Embarrassing Sculpture

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This was created by the same mastermind who brought us the above Washington-Zeus-Baphomet sculpture, Horatio Greenough. It depicts a strong White reasonable man subduing a crazy savage Indian. The strong White man, who is about 2 times his size, is saying to him “Shhh, it’s O.K. puny savage, your misery is over. Our great civilization will take good care of you”. This non-offensive work is appropriately called “The Rescue” and was placed in the Capitol’s Rotunda for a while. It is now in storage and reportedly in bad condition.

Prayer Room Window

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In 1955, a prayer room was set up next to the Capitol’s rotunda. The window depicts the god-man Washington praying and contains some other interesting symbols you might recognize..

The Apotheosis of Lincoln

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….Awkward.

To Conclude

Simply put, the Capitol is America’s ceremonial center. It is where Americans celebrate their new President’s inauguration and where they morn morn those who’ve deceased. Whether we are witnessing Obama marching up the 33 steps to the Capitol after his inauguration or seeing Gerald Ford’s casket on display under “The Apotheosis”, all rituals are fully permeated with occult symbolism. It is simply impossible to understand this country, its rulers and their philosophy without understanding their Masonic origin.

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Related Reading

“Freedom’s Gate” by Willam Henry and Dr. Mark Gray

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Why We All Need to Experience Occupy Wall Street

Posted by Admin on December 20, 2011

http://www.truth-out.org/why-we-all-need-experience-occupy-wall-street/1323445491

Friday 9 December 2011
by: Preston Elrod, Truthout | Op-Ed

Occupy Wall Street protesters, along with union workers, stage a demonstration on the pedestrian walkway of the Brooklyn Bridge, in New York, Nov. 17, 2011. (Photo: Marcus Yam / The New York Times)

One of the most remarkable things about the United States is how rarely its citizens experience democracy. We do have a right to vote, and, within limits, assemble with others and speak freely. We have other rights as well, but in our daily lives – in our families, jobs, schools and other institutions – there is often a lack of democratic participation. For much of our lives, decisions are made by others. We are rarely consulted, and we are expected to do what we are told.

Question the prevailing way of thinking at home, work, school, even in church, and there can be serious consequences. Over time, we become accustomed to believing in the authorities, of following, of allowing others to make decisions for us. Having been deprived of democracy, over time, we begin to forget what it looks and sounds like. However, the idea that each of us should have a voice in the decisions that affect our lives is a powerful concept. That concept gave birth to this country, and it has been the central idea that encouraged struggles to create social, political and economic institutions that are responsive to human needs. Moreover, participatory democracy is alive and well in the Occupy movement.

Over the past month, I’ve had an opportunity to visit the occupations in New York (with my youngest son), in Washington DC, and in Lexington, Kentucky, where I live. In addition, I’ve spent considerable time reading about the occupation movement and discussing it with students and others. What is so encouraging about the occupations is how sharply they contrast with the dominant institutions and practices that have brought so much pain to so many of our fellow citizens.

It is not surprising that what is happening seems so foreign to many of us. Accustomed as we are to rely on “leaders” and media pundits to explain current events, the Occupy movement is difficult to comprehend. Who are the leaders? What is the platform? What is the solution? What is so important about the Occupy movement is that it is asking fundamental questions – questions about the kind of country we want for ourselves and for our children and the opportunities that should exist for all Americans. What the Occupy movement makes evident, as most of us are painfully aware, is that the current political economy does not work for most Americans, nor does it work for our brothers and sisters around the world. Yet, it does not tell us what to think. Instead, it encourages us to think and to learn through the countless discussions that take place each day at occupation sites around the country and abroad.

It also does not tell us to follow, but to learn and lead; that our voices are valuable and deserve to be heard. It does not promise solutions, but it reminds us that, together, we can do better, much better, not only in meeting the needs of our fellow citizens, but also in being a real leader in the world – one that is respected because of its ability to live up to its ideals, rather than feared for its ability to terrorize and destroy our enemies. Moreover, it reminds us that it is we, the people, who are capable of standing up to the power and corruption of those at the top. And it connects us in a very human way to all of those who came before us who struggled to achieve a better world and unites us with all of those who struggle now around the world. It joins us with those who believe, as Ghandi said, that “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.”

It short, the Occupy movement is a process by which we are able to develop knowledge, teach one another and take action to transform our world. If you were politically active during the 60s and 70s, you know the feeling. If you have been involved in actions designed, in some way, to help others, not because of the material reward, but because you understood it to be the right thing to do, you know the feeling. Indeed, what is so exhilarating about the Occupy movement is that it allows us to experience something that so many of us rarely experience: the right to practice democratic decisionmaking.

I encourage you to visit a nearby occupation or go to New York. And if you are a parent or educator, take your children or your students. Know in advance, however, that real democracy takes time and practice. Be patient, but be willing to engage with others, be open to differing ideas and perspectives, and consider getting involved.

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Preston Elrod received his PhD at Western Michigan University. He is currently a professor and coordinator of the undergraduate program in criminal justice at Eastern Kentucky University. He has published articles on a variety of criminal and juvenile justice topics, and he is the co-author of “Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical and Legal Perspective,” Third Edition. Dr. Elrod has worked as the site director of a model school-based delinquency reduction program, and he has worked as a juvenile court intake officer and as the supervisor of a juvenile probation department. He is involved in a variety of community activities and is the co-founder of the Madison County Delinquency Prevention Council, a child advocacy organization in Madison County, Kentucky. He is presently involved in writing projects focusing on social control and the threat to democratic decisionmaking, developing a more humane juvenile justice process, and critical pedagogy.

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Benjamin Fulford & Poofness Nesara Updates Oct 27/11

Posted by Admin on October 28, 2011

http://www.galacticfriends.com/updates/nesara-canada/5814-benjamin-fulford-a-poofness-nesara-updates-oct-2711.html

Benjamin Fulford & Poofness Nesara Updates Oct 27/11

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 18:31

Benjamin Fulford, October 25, 2011

The highly secretive “trading platforms” used by the self-appointed rulers of the world have been shut down in preparation for the revamping of the global financial system, according to sources in the CIA and in Japanese military intelligence. This shut down took place earlier than the previously announced date of November 11, 2011 (11/11/11) in order to prevent any possible sabotage by the beneficiaries of the old system, the sources say.

According to them, over 100 countries have now subscribed to the new system. Mass arrests of people linked to the old system are supposed to begin by November 15, they say.

Some new names of key players in the old system have also now emerged as the international investigative dragnet continues. One of these people is a Belgian prince by the name of Zvonko Berdik. Another key signatory at the top of the old financial system was the Duke of Kent, who signs on behalf of Queen Elizabeth, the CIA sources say. The third new name is Alan Barr, a man who is wanted by the government of Vietnam for having tried to set off a coup d’etat there.

Meanwhile, a senior member of the royal bloodline families (a cousin to Queen Elizabeth and the Rothschilds) had some very interesting information about Adolf Hitler. He says “Hitler was a Rockefeller man,” and ads [adds] that Hitler lived in Argentina until 1967 and that he actually visited Hitler at his house there. He further claims that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is Hitler’s daughter. Hitler himself was a son of King George the V, according to King Edward the 7th’s daughter. If true, this would mean secret rule of Germany by the British/German royal family throughout the 20th and into the 21st centuries. If you look at photographs of Kaiser Wilhelm, King George the 5th and Hitler, you will notice an uncanny resemblance.

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This is the sort of revelation that could come out of a truth and reconciliation committee once the secret fascist government of the West is removed from power. The process of removal is still only about 30% complete, according to a well-placed White Dragon Society source.

The signs of the collapse of the old system are becoming increasingly visible. The problems with the Euro are still the main case in point. Greece has now asked to leave the Euro. Even if banks cut the value of their Greek debts by 60%, thereby bankrupting the French banking system, the problems will still not go away. Greece is just a tiny country compared to Italy, Spain and Portugal. Furthermore, the media is not even looking at the problems in the five Baltic States including Latvia.

The fact of the matter is that all of the countries in the Euro bloc have already begun printing their own national currencies in preparation for the collapse of the Euro. Nor is this just going to be a crisis limited to the Euro currency.

Russia is negotiating with Germany to create a Russian/German dominated Eurasian union that will shift the balance of power in Europe towards the center. The Russian government has announced they expect this union to be up and running by 2015.

In the United States as well, there are signs of imminent regime change.

The multiple legal actions against the fascist corporate government based in the city state of Washington D.C. are being supported by both the Pentagon and the agencies. Thus, for example, the recent move by Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan to each take $81 trillion of their derivatives fraud from their books and dump it on the American taxpayers, has been duly noted.

Queen Elizabeth was also prevented last week from stealing $1.6 trillion from Mitsui-Sumitomo bank in Japan, according to an MI6 source.

The corporate media cartel is also falling apart. As mentioned earlier Rupert Murdoch’s Fox TV and other outlets have begun exposing information, such as the legal actions against attorney general Eric Holder, that other networks are withholding. Now it turns out the Sumner Redstone’s CBS network is interviewing a White Dragon Society member for an upcoming 60 minutes episode as part of an expose of the high-level fraud that has been taking place at the very tip-top of the global financial system (he will not be identified by the network as a White Dragon).

The Pentagon is also continuing the process of making sure the elite cannot run and hide in any of their underground bases while the rest of humanity gets slaughtered. The big underground explosion near San Antonio Texas last week (reported by local press as an earthquake that made a “boom” sound) was a part of this process. [USGS link to details]

The US is peppered with underground bases but the two big ones in Virginia and Colorado have already been shut off to the elite. Another dozen have also been dealt with. The Pentagon has informed the elite that “if they go hide underground then so will everybody else.” The last really big underground facility still under fascist control is in Norway.

The fascists, for their part, are still not planning to go quietly into the night. The murder of Muammar Ghaddafi last week was just part of a plan to re-establish colonial control over Africa. Hillary Clinton is now trying to claim the role as signator to the $200 billion or so that was in Gaddafi’s name. In order to access much of that money, 5 African nations, including Somalia, Zaire and Uganda, will have to be invaded, CIA sources claim.

There are also still plans in the works to start major wars in the Middle East. For example, the fascists want to split up Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Iran to create a new nation of Kurdistan. To prevent this, a Turkish, Iranian, Syrian, Egyptian attack on Israel is now likely unless fascist agent Benjamin Netanyahu is removed from power.

On a different note, the self-described Illuminati who claim to want a global meritocratic government got a public boost from Michael Gorbachev who called for a New World Order last week. The problem with their planned “meritocracy,” of course, is the issue of who exactly gets to choose the meritocrats. Such a system would only work in the context of a real-time live interactive democracy and full media transparency. In other words, a global awakening of the human race and an end to Babylonian style tyranny enforced by criminal secret societies.

We are now witnessing the death throes of a dangerous beast. No matter what, though, humanity will be freed.   www.benjaminfulford.net

Poofness answers:

We have talked many times and it is my understnding that the White Dragon Society are above reproach! They are the ones who are truly behind getting the US back to the Constitution and the world back on a gold or precious metal based money system. They also have more than enough money to buy off the world’s debt. So why would the WDS compromise themselves like this? It doesn’t make sense!! ( the future soldiers and Galactics as well Tami)
Today’s Fulford report stated, “Rothschild family offers White Dragon Society $25 trillion to “go away.” When the WDS representative said “can you make it $50 trillion?,”

Re: Question: Fulford?
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:44:25 -0400
ANSWER: Fulford is way behind the 8 ball. Yesterday they pulled all the military hard ware and software from the banks…ending any coup attempts. We are already back under the constitution, the announcements are all that’s necessary for the people to know. The real treasury that was frozen in 33, is back online ‘under the republic’. The Rothschilds made their peace with the dragons some time ago and I know the white dragon and he doesn’t have a society. p [= Poofness]

Poof tells me he has a good friend who is a member of the White Dragon Society and it is much more than just the Asian society for from what I have been given to understand there are members from all countires working for the good of the world. So you are correct in your analysis of a Galactic Ship.

Poofness Nesara Update Oc t 24/11

George Harrison My sweet Lord One of my favourites!

http://youtu.be/wynYMJwEPH8

Greetings and Salutations,

All readers across the planet, this is for you, take note. The world around us all is about to take a momentous shift is all aspects of existence. The strangle hold the dark ones have held on the population at least since babylon, is being wrested away from them. The hold covered every aspect of human pursuit. No one has been ‘free’ since this started. Politics, money, energy usage, food, the news, they had the population in their hands, anyone who tried to speak out against it, they were either marginalized or flat out killed. One has to be able to pierce the curtain and see the actors behind it, pulling the strings of the puppets on the stage. You are not using your god given gifts if you nod at the inconsistencies but blindly follow the ‘party line’, anyhow.

Your freedom is about to be handed back to you, what will you do with it? Big brother has conditioned you to accept all kinds of things since grade school. ‘That’s just they way it is’ is what the adults told us. Who wants or needs ‘black boxes, clandestine hardware and software, or homeland security, nosing into everyone’s life? While we waited, what some have translated as ‘glitches’ was actually problematic computer things all thru the system in the us and in a few other countries..meant to start siphoning off your account when you accessed. Tho it was attached to the old system(FR) it was still dangerous and had to be removed before they effected delivery. No need to mention names out here, the folks in the rafters know who and the amount of orange jumpsuits will be passed out accordingly.

This may be hard to grasp, but try to understand, if you have been living that life for 100+ years, you wouldn’t think any other way, you’d think was normal. Matter of fact you might wonder why everyone was so upset with you and your buds. Stupid is, you forget those people you have lived off of, may have an objection and they may act on those objections, that’s called an ‘arrogant blind spot’. The man in libya had that problem. His trouble was not realizing the folks that set him in power, were no longer in a position to keep the status quo. Someone in the us, made the statement, ‘if they ever find out what we’ve done, they’ll hang us from the nearest lamp posts. One principal was told to his face, ‘you ain’t never gonna see your money’…No wonder, they had installed a back stop on their plan to make sure they got the money, so you wouldn’t….and they could get the 4th reich funded. Alas, the plan was foiled. Keep your eye on the  inscrutable ones, something the bad guys didn’t. The art of war says the supreme general is he who wins the war without bloodshed. Hard to understand that concept in the west, where you just ‘blow’em up’ if they get in your way.

There are much worse fates than death. Right now there’s some folks losing control of their bowels now as their karmic justice approaches them. There’s no running from yourself. I don’t have a tear for them, it’s not like they didn’t get plenty of chances to ‘go straight’. With this ground penetrating satellites now, they can’t hide anymore either. In the coming days we will see all the tech that’s been kept from the people that only served the elite. Clean fresh water will be brought to the surface and the atmosphere cleaned. Flowers will grow where only deserts exist now….none of this is farfetched if you understand what these clowns have been sitting on for a long time, only because they believed the rest of the people were ‘worthless eaters’. Their plan was always to go down about a mile in the granite and ride this out, while the folks on the surface went thru whatever calamity that passed over the earth. Nice huh? The consciousness of the population has risen, it’s mad as hell and they ‘ain’t gonna take it anymore’. They demand change to the status quo and there’s nothing like an idea, whose time has come.

This always had to happen, call it physics. Nature can’t stand a vacuum. Lack is a vacuum and it is being filled so life becomes worth living. No longer will the few rule over the many. This is a brave new world, we enter now. You are protected before you even know you needed it. You have to do more then access and you’re protect by a 5 star trust…anything you do after that will still be protected with no fee so the question you have to settle with is, fee or no fee. The person you access thru works for that trust so just ask them, whatever questions you have and have them set other things up, buying house or car…under the trust…no fee. The vultures will be hanging on the limb to get a taste of your money but who needs ’em. Live free of anxiety on trust. A marvelous concept these days don’tcha think. The world court has already issued orders on protecting the country during the transition, as they expect their will be folks who’ve lost this war to be out instigating unrest after the announcements. It’ll be a bit choppy at first until people settle down to the new way things operate.

Hang on here we go….

Love and Kisses,

‘Poofness’

The Haircut

One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut.

After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you, I’m doing community service this week.’ The florist was pleased and left the shop.

When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a ‘thank you’ card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door.

Later, a cop comes in for a haircut, and when he tries to pay his bill, the barber again replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you, I’m doing community service this week.’ The cop was happy and left the shop.

The next morning when the barber went to open up, there was a ‘thank you’ card and a dozen donuts waiting for him at his door.

Then a Congressman came in for a haircut, and when he went to pay his bill, the barber again replied, ‘I can not accept money from you. I’m doing community service this week.’ The Congressman was very happy and left the shop.

The next morning, when the barber went to open up, there were a dozen Congressmen lined up waiting for a free haircut.

And that, my friends, illustrates the fundamental difference between the citizens of our country and the politicians who run it.

BOTH POLITICIANS AND DIAPERS NEED TO BE CHANGED OFTEN AND FOR THE SAME REASON

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On October 6, Let’s Make a National Clamor for Peace

Posted by Admin on September 30, 2011

http://www.truth-out.org/october-6-lets-make-national-clamor-peace/1317305972

Thursday 29 September 2011
by: Robert Naiman, Truthout | Op-Ed

On October 7, 2011, the United States will have been at war for ten years.

Let’s mark the occasion by making a national clamor for peace so loud that Congress, the president and big media will have to pay attention.

October 7 happens to fall on a Friday this year. If you get to choose, Friday is not necessarily the most strategic day to make a national clamor for peace, because 1) Congress will likely not be in session; 2) Friday is, in general, a crummy day to try to get media attention; and 3) even if these two things weren’t true or relevant, Friday is not a great day to try to hold public attention. People’s thoughts are turning to the weekend and then the weekend erases the chalkboard.

Moreover, the press has to cover the anniversary of the war, but these stories are going to be largely written and produced before Friday. The default media narrative will be: America has lost interest in the wars, because of the economy and unemployment, because “the wars are already winding down,” or some other story that journalists or editors will make up. We have to beat this default media narrative. To beat it, we need to get in front of it.

So, let’s mark the occasion on Thursday, October 6. Let’s have a national, “ecumenical” day of action for peace: to end the wars and cut the military budget.

By “ecumenical,” I mean this: everybody will “worship” in their own way. People who are willing to call Congress, will call Congress. People are willing to go to demonstrations, will go to demonstrations. People who get active online, will get active online. But everybody who wants peace will do something for peace on October 6. In the comments below, tell us what you are going to do to act for peace on October 6.

Call Congress: right now, the Congressional “supercommittee” is considering proposals to cut the US government debt by $1.2 trillion over ten years. One obvious choice: end the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and cut the military budget. Poll datashows that when you ask people “if the supercommittee cuts the budget, where should they cut?” military spending walks to victory. But the military contractors and war profiteers, who have grown fat from ten years of war spending, are pressing Congress not to cut the military budget and to cut your Medicare benefits instead. If you do nothing else for peace on October 6, call at least one of your representatives in Congress – particularly if they are on the supercommittee – and tell them to end the wars and cut the military budget. The Congressional switchboard is202-225-3121.

In this speech on the budget, I explain why people who don’t want Congress to cut domestic spending and want to save the hundreds of thousands of jobs threatened by domestic spending cuts should be pounding on the supercommittee to end the wars and cut the military budget:

Demonstrate: on October 6, peace advocates will occupy Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC. All around the country, “occupy [city]” protests are already springing up in solidarity with the Wall Street protests. If you can get to one of these protests, go. On October 6, raise the banner of peace. If “occupying” isn’t your cup of tea, have a vigil outside your representative or senator’s office, or a federal building, or anyplace where you will be visible to the public. Send a press release to all local media the morning of the day before and call the local media and make sure they got your press release and are thinking of coming.

Here’s an idea that might spark media interest: form a group called “Tea Party Patriots for Peace,” demanding cuts to wasteful big government spending on war. (After all, war spending is the majority of federal discretionary spending.) Stop taxing us to pay for war!

Buzz it up online. On October 6, help “action for peace” be a focus of attention online. Blog and comment about actions taking place for peace; share writing about and coverage of actions for peace by others. Help it be the case that you can’t look anywhere online on October 6 without seeing action for peace.

On Friday, October 7, don’t let big media say that Americans aren’t acting to press for peace. In the comments below, tell us what you are going to do to act for peace on October 6.

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The Tall White ETs

Posted by Admin on June 15, 2011

http://exopolitics.blogspot.com/2011/02/tall-white-ets.html

The Tall White ET’s
By Ed Komarek
2/8/11
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My blog: http://exopolitics.blogspot.com/

“Worse yet was the behavior of a Tall White who was reportedly climbing the steps of a Washington DC government building to meet with a presumably limited number of US legislators. Hall said a CIA guard tried to help a Tall White female up the stairs at the Congressional building, but the guard accidentally hurt the Tall White female, who threatened the CIA guard and he had to beg her to spare his life. Apparently, the female threatened to kill him with a pencil-like device, right there, on the stairs.” George LoBuono quoting Hall.

“Hall saw Air Force generals return from distant, hours-long trips with Tall Whites on their antigravity craft. Hall says, “When the USAF Generals got off the craft they were laughing like they had just come back from the world’s best amusement park.”” George LoBuono

It would appear that information on the extraterrestrial race called the Tall Whites has passed under the radar of most people in the UFO/ET field. I have found the material by Charles Hall and backed up by several witnesses who have reported seeing the Tall Whites to be compelling. This is the key Open Seti article on Charles Hall and the Tall Whites. http://openseti.org/Hall.html . If you look to the right margin of this article there is a list of links to other Tall White Interviews and material. I will add more links to the bottom of this article as I find them.

I would like to be clear that even though Charles Hall has given incredible detail about the TW there is much supporting evidence from other sources making this case pretty darn solid. Here is another interesting bit of supporting evidence found by Tom Fox who himself has seen the TW near Indian Springs NV while camping in the desert and in Las Vegas. I will put his story below the other links I have been accumulating that show many people have been interacting with the TW over the years.

George LoBuono said: I connected the dots on this one : “Col Major Wilson had begun his duties at the Papoose Lake installation, still not knowing what existed 30 stories farther down. He had been well indoctrinated in Top Secret work and knew all the consequences of keeping the nation’s most guarded secrets. The past six years had been slow and boring, he recalls, and other than what he saw at Wright-Patterson AFB, he felt that he was in a vacuum going nowhere.

He was sitting in his office at S-4 mulling this over one morning, when a Lieutenant Colonel Bennet came in. He asked Wilson if he was busy, (“Like he gave a damn,” Wilson recalls), and said “Let’s go.” Wilson followed the Lieutenant Colonel, and they eventually wound up two stories down at the super-secret “S-4” UFO technology area. As they came out on a landing there, Wilson saw eight different kinds of UFOs!

There were intellectual-looking people all over the area, whom he guessed were scientists. He glanced at Bennett, who cut off his implied question with a curt “Forget it.” The Colonel and the Major went into a cubicle where there were about twenty officers and civilians sitting around. Wilson was startled, when a woman came in who was at least eight feet tall. There was not an ounce of excess fat on her body, he recalls. She wore a strange-looking jump suit, which had a * HI * pattern on the right side above the breast line. To this day Wilson recollects the details of this striking encounter.

“The woman had finely-chiseled features. Her blonde hair cascaded neatly past her shoulders. Her eyes were the bluest blue I’d ever seen. Somehow she was different. Little did I know then, how different! She sat a large crystal on the table, and without warning, her fingers began to glow as she ran them over this crystal. A 3-D hologram began to form above it! I looked around the room and everyone’s mouth was hanging open, and suddenly I noticed mine was, too. Little did I realize that at that moment my life would forever be changed. My past teachings slipped from me as I stared. My whole concept of life did a 180-degree turn, as I watched the Hologram, complete with sound, unfold the mysteries of the past and the present, and of other worlds.”

Colonel Wilson related that among the scenes, which the female extraterrestrial’s crystal hologram displayed for the assembled group, was the history of the Earth and of extraterrestrial involvement with it. That involvement included fashioning the consciousness of Jesus and sending him to live among Earthlings to point to a better way to understand life and to live. The extraterrestrial woman also showed the officers and scientists scenes from inhabited planets of other star systems. Wilson was transformed by this experience. When it was over, I knew that, whatever part I was to play in all of this, my life as I knew it had ended forever.”

I have run across cases that seem to be Tall White cases on the Internet. This Russian case in which divers were killed in a severe defensive reaction sounds a lot like the Tall Whites.http://www.alieneight.com/alien-encounters-the-russian-navy-and-aquatic-ufos.htm I have also seen cases on Colin Andrews’s website involving TW and crop circles. (I will put in these links when I find them again.)

The many reports of Tall Whites, not just by Charles Hall, have not yet captured the imagination of the UFO community. For this reason the TW have not been trashed by the usual contactee flakes and charlatans making a living off of UFO/ET lecture circuit What Charles Hall has done is quietly slip the information on the TW to the UFO/ET community in his four books and his interviews with little fanfare or publicity. The intention I suppose is to let the information slowly trickle out in a manner that educates the public about the TW. The NSA’s Dan Sherman did this same sort of thing.

The Charles Hall story takes place on the Nellis AFB bombing ranges, 1,2,3, and 4 up toward Tonopath. Steven Greer interviewed a very credible whistle-blower who describes extremely tight security on the Tonopath ranges. If there is nothing up there then why such tight security? http://www.youtube.com/csetiweb#p/a/u/0/yytSNQ2ogD4

I was a little late to the party as the Open Seti folks, Stribner, Sweeps,Michael Salla and Kivin Smith got on to this before me. I have been catching up and after I reading the last two books by Charles I should have read everything that is available so far. Of course I would not have got so interested in the TW if I had not run into other witness testimony that backs up Charles’s story. One of the Open Seti folks ran into a TW in Laughlin Nevada, Sweeps in the UK saw a couple of TW going through his garbage after he publicized them in Europe, and Tom Fox who I met on the Internet has run into the TW both in the desert and in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Recently George Flier had a 1970s satellite photo of a TW ship on his Fliers Files. http://brumac.8k.com/DMSP/DMSP.html The photo fit the description of the bus like ship described in detail in Charles second book. The picture was sent to Charles and was confirmed by him. This craft is described also in this Kevin Smith interview with Charles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xArb2ldO9FA&feature=related Charles communicates very little with the public and still is working as an atomic physicist in New Mexico in the black world. I am told he is closely monitored.

It’s my guess is he is working on electrogravitic propulsion systems as he started reading the TW’s minds on their propulsion systems in the encounters of the 1960’s as recorded in his books. This was of concern to the TW at the time. According to Charles they did not mind sharing with the military, shuttle technology, but deep space propulsion systems was another matter.

There are only a couple of references to other ET types in Hall’s material. He said the the TW lost a war to the Annunaki and the following. Tom Fox said, “Airman Charles Hall suggests that Air Force generals thought the Tall Whites were near-enemies of the grays. Hall: “I am quite certain that the Tall Whites and the Short Greys hate each other. I am quite certain that the Tall Whites would never permit the Short Greys to come anywhere near their base areas or near to their housing areas or anywhere that their children might be playing, etc.” But what is Hall’s basis for that assumption? I asked him, and he replied, “I was with the Tall Whites for over two years. Various remarks were made, and in particular, the Teacher (a Tall White) made the point quite clear to me.” (Charles Hall, personal email to the author 3-13-09).”

Those that know Charles say he is very religious and truthful. He did write the first two books that I have read as fiction, but he has said later that they are factual except for some changes of places and names. I have ordered the second two books but have not received them yet.

Here are more links from Tox Fox’s Facebook notes page some are the same as on the Open Seti key Charles Hall page.

http://skylaire.com/charleshallandthetallwhitealiens.htm

http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_autor_hall.htm#menu

http://forteanswest.com/wordpress-mu/nevadalowfi/tag/area-54/

http://www.exopolitics.org/Exo-Comment-22.htm

http://www.arcticbeacon.com/articles/5-Feb-2005.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xArb2ldO9FA%EF%BB%BF (Kevin Smith show prt 1 all parts are there on utube)

’74 sighting of tall ets in North Spain (which is where they said they’re from, which reminds me of the the cone head scenario )
http://www.nicap.org/occupants_hall.htm

X-conference presentation by contactee Charles Hall ONE OF THE BETTER VIDEOS ON THIS!
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1014999088174000671#docid=2

Charles Halls Website author of 4 books on them:
http://www.millennialhospitality.com/

Tom Fox’s experience with the TW.
By Tom Fox on Friday, August 20, 2010 at 8:36am

It actually started back in the 60’s I did a homework assignment were I clipped out a time magazine article entitled- Who were they? It showed a picture of the Talls all dressed-up having crashed a embassy ball ! Yet, these ambassadors from N Spain were not invited, tried to fit in . Hall tells me the issues of the magazine were recalled .

My dad worked for the FBI. In the ’80s at a used book store I came across the lost book of the Talls, written by a NJ housewife who befriended military personal , photos of Talls were used in book. I tried emailing many ufo-book-sources ,to no avail. Charles Hall once owned the book yet it vanished. Anyone who has or knows of this book please contact me. It’s about 150 pages ,dark front cover, black n white photos.

It must of been confiscated. Then in ’90 I came out of the bathroom of the Tropicana Casino late one night and noticed 4 Talls, one was climbing the stairs in a most peculiar manor. I later found it was due to not being used to earth gravity, thus a new arrival. I was dumbfounded. I felt guilty for staring as they turned to watch me.

Charles Hall informed me who they were. It was 15 yrs later that I heard the Charles Hall interview .He informed me that they play poker at nearby casinos. I went back and confirmed that those stairs led to the poker room! (The casino was remodeled but workers shared what it was like then. In 2005 I camped near their Indian Springs Base – scout craft came out one night, signaled my light, it went in reverse and hid in a cloud.

A few nights later one levitated-about nearby. A Tall guard descended down from the ridge. A few nights later one appeared behind where I was camped . It was levitating and dancing about . I tried signaling, it would stop and would change its luminosity, then go back to various movements. I walked towards it ,yet it was miles to the back and before long I couldn’t see it anymore. One thing I didn’t mention was that another light which looked like a being illuminated descended from the Wheeler Ridge area . This I believed to be a TW-guard.

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US government shutdown averted

Posted by Admin on April 10, 2011

http://www.headlinenewsbureau.com/siterun_data/news/world/doc2fa834423f237f573e3b8514aac1b352.html

US government shutdown averted

Obama and Democrats forced to accept $39bn package of cuts while Republicans gave way on healthcare for women

A shutdown of the US federal government scheduled to begin on Saturday was averted after the Democrats and Republicans reached agreement only hours before midnight on budget spending cuts.

The shutdown would have triggered major disruptions across the country and could have set back the country’s fragile economic recovery. Hundreds of federal agencies would have closed down and about 800,000 federal staff faced suspension.

The deal came after days of negotiation between Obama and the Republican House Speaker, John Boehner, and the Democratic leader in the Senate Harry Reid. A deal had appeared to be tantalisingly close several times but was not finalised, until Friday night.

Boehner, an hour before midnight, told journalists in Congress: “I am pleased that Senator Reid and the White House have come to an agreement that will cut spending and keep government open.”

It would have been the first federal government shutdown since 1995-96 when there was a stand-off between the Republicans and the Clinton White House.

Barack Obama tore up his schedule for Friday, including the start of a family weekend break in Virginia, to concentrate on negotiations with Republicans. He had hoped to reach a compromise Friday morning but discussions dragged out throughout the day.

Obama portrayed the compromise as a tribute to US democracy as he said: “Tomorrow … the entire federal government will be open for business.”

Reid, like Obama, paid tribute to the Republicans in spite of the repeated clashes over the last week. “This has been a long process,” Reid said. “It has not been an easy process. Both sides have had to make tough choices.”

The Republicans forced the Democrats to agree to $39bn (£23bn) in spending cuts in this year’s budget to September, $6bn more than the Democrats were prepared to accept earlier this week. In return, the Republicans dropped a demand to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, an organisation providing healthcare for women. Republicans objected to the organisation’s links to abortion.

Boehner had as many problems in negotiations with his own Republican party as he did with the White House and Democratic members of the House. Many Republicans were elected in November with the support of the Tea Party movement who have demanded huge reductions in the federal deficit.

After reaching a deal with the White House and the Congressional Democrats, Boehner had to take the proposal to Congressional Republicans for final approval.

Boehner said Congress would pass a temporary spending measure to keep the government open until mid-way through next week. This would allow time for passage of the budget bill covering spending up until the end of the fiscal year in September.

The deal came after Obama spoke twice by phone Friday with Boehner.

The Republicans faced being blamed for the disruption if they had not reached a deal. But Obama could have suffered too, accused of weak leadership, unable to prevent a government shutdown.

About 800,000 federal employees would have been suspended without pay from Monday, more than a million troops at home and abroad would not have received pay, tax offices would have been disrupted and, in Washington DC, rubbish collection, parking control and other services would have ceased.

Pollution checks by the Environmental Protection Agency would have stopped across the US, as would monitoring of Wall Street transactions.

The White House, Congress, the Pentagon and hundreds of other bodies would have had to reduce staff.

The immediate impact of a shutdown would have been felt by tourists hoping to visit some of America’s most popular attractions, the 400 national parks, monuments and historic sites.

Queues grew at passport offices on Friday as tourists and people travelling for business or other reasons put in their applications afraid of a closedown.

The dispute offers a glimpse of bigger battles to come over the 2012 budget, in which Republicans are likely to seek much bigger cuts.

A Gallup poll published on Friday showed 58% of those surveyed favoured a compromise in this week’s row, with 33% backing the Republicans to hold out.

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US drone attacks are no laughing matter, Mr Obama

Posted by Admin on December 31, 2010

drone

http://www.headlinenewsbureau.com/siterun_data/news/world/doc537c4f0415b3bbdf7218ade83cf2648c.html

The president’s backing of indiscriminate slaughter in Pakistan can only encourage new�waves of militancy

Speaking at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in May, Barack Obama spotted teen pop band the Jonas Brothers in the audience. “Sasha and Malia are huge fans, but, boys, don’t get any ideas,” deadpanned the president, referring to his daughters. “Two words for you: predator drones. You will never see it coming.” The crowd laughed, Obama smiled, the dinner continued. Few questioned the wisdom of making such a tasteless joke; of the US commander-in-chief showing such casual disregard for the countless lives lost abroad through US drone attacks.

From the moment he stepped foot inside the White House, Obama set about expanding and escalating a covert CIA programme of “targeted killings” inside Pakistan, using Predator and Reaper drones armed with Hellfire missiles (who comes up with these names?) that had been started by the Bush administration in 2004. On 23 January 2009, just three days after being sworn in, Obama ordered his first set of air strikes inside Pakistan; one is said to have killed four Arab fighters linked to al-Qaida but the other hit the house of a pro-government tribal leader, killing him and four members of his family, including a five-year-old child. Obama’s own daughter, Sasha, was seven at the time.

But America’s Nobel-peace-prize-winning president did not look back. During his first nine months in office he authorised as many aerial attacks in Pakistan as George W Bush did in his final three years in the job. And this year has seen an unprecedented number of air strikes. Forget Mark Zuckerberg or the iPhone 4 – 2010 was the year of the drone. According to the New America Foundation thinktank in Washington DC, the number of US drone strikes in Pakistan more than doubled in 2010, to 115. That is an astonishing rate of around one bombing every three days inside a country with which the US is not at war.

And the carnage continues. On Monday, CIA drones fired six missiles at two vehicles in a “Taliban stronghold” in north Waziristan, on the Pakistani side of the border with Afghanistan, killing 18 “militants” . Or so said “Pakistani intelligence officials”, speaking under condition of anonymity to the Associated Press. Today another round of drone strikes is thought to have killed at least 15 “militants” in the same area.

These attacks by unmanned aircraft may have succeeded in eliminating hundreds of dangerous militants, but the truth is that they also kill innocent civilians indiscriminately and in large numbers. According to the New America Foundation, one in four of those killed by drones since 2004 has been an innocent. The Brookings Institute, however, has calculated a much higher civilian-to-militant ratio of 10:1. Meanwhile, figures compiled by the Pakistani authorities suggest US strikes killed 701 people between January 2006 and April 2009, of which 14 were al-Qaida militants and 687 were civilians. That produces a hit rate of just 2% – or 50 civilians dead for every militant killed.

The majority of Pakistanis are against the use of drones in the tribal areas on the Afghan border. Their own government, however, despite public opposition to the bombings, has in private expressed support for America’s drones. “I don’t care if they do it as long as they get the right people,” Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is quoted as saying, in a 2008 cable released by WikiLeaks. ” We’ll protest in the National Assembly and then ignore it .”

This is not a left/right issue; criticisms of the drone strikes have come from figures as diverse as Sir Brian Burridge, the UK’s former air chief marshal in Iraq, who has described the aerial slaughter inflicted from afar by unmanned, remote-controlled aircraft as a “virtueless war”; and Andrew Kilcullen, a counterinsurgency expert and former adviser to General David Petraeus, who says that each innocent victim of a drone strike “represents an alienated family, a new revenge feud, and more recruits for a militant movement that has grown exponentially as drone strikes have increased”.

Kilcullen is spot on. The cold-blooded killing of Pakistani civilians in a push-button, PlayStation-style drone war is not just immoral and perhaps illegal, it is futile and self-defeating from a security point of view. Take Faisal Shahzad , the so-called Times Square bomber. One of the first things the Pakistani-born US citizen said upon his arrest was: “How would you feel if people attacked the United States? You are attacking a sovereign Pakistan.” Asked by the judge at his trial as to how he could justify planting a bomb near innocent women and children, Shahzad responded by saying that US drone strikes “don’t see children, they don’t see anybody. They kill women, children, they kill everybody.”

But the innocent victims of America’s secret drone war have become “unpeople”, in the words of the historian Mark Curtis – those whose lives are seen as expendable in the pursuit of the west’s foreign policy goals. Killed via remote control, they remain unseen and unremembered. Forgive me, Mr President, for not seeing the funny side.

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Black money trail: ‘India drained of Rs 20 lakh crore during 1948-2008’

Posted by Admin on November 19, 2010

Indian Money

INDIAN MONEY

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Black-money-trail-India-drained-of-Rs-20-lakh-crore-during-1948-2008/articleshow/6946266.cms

Binoy Prabhakar, ET Bureau, Nov 18, 2010, 12.06pm IST

Read more: Black money trail: ‘India drained of Rs 20 lakh crore during 1948-2008’ – The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Black-money-trail-India-drained-of-Rs-20-lakh-crore-during-1948-2008/articleshow/6946266.cms#ixzz15fANBudT

NEW DELHI: In a season of swindles, kickbacks and scams, here is some more on the mother of them all. Black money — the popular moniker given to the billions seeded by dirty deals and whisked away abroad from the taxman’s prying eyes — has received much attention in recent years.

The opposition never tires of screaming foul at the government. The government, for its part, is at pains to say it is doing all it can to track down the illegal stash.

Despite the cacophony, an estimate of the scads of black money in secret bank vaults overseas has long been one big unknown, resulting in a great deal of speculation and glib talk around the subject.

Finally, some help is at hand. A new study by an international watchdog on the illicit flight of money from the country, perhaps the first ever attempt at shedding light on a subject steeped in secrecy, concludes that India has been drained of $462 billion (Rs 20,556,848,000,000 or over Rs 20 lakh crore) between 1948 and 2008.

The amount is nearly 40% of India’s gross domestic product, and nearly 12 times the size of the estimated loss to the government because of the 2G spectrum scam. The study has been authored by Dev Kar, a lead economist with the US-based Global Financial Integrity, a non-profit research body that has long crusaded against illegal capital flight.

Mr Kar, a former senior economist with the International Monetary Fund, says illicit financial flows out of India have grown at 11.5% a year, debunking a popular notion that economic reforms that began nearly two decades ago had tempered the creation and stashing away of black money overseas.

Outflows accelerated after reforms

If capital outflows were a child of the independence era, the problem came of age in the years after the reforms kicked in. Nearly 50% of the total illegal outflows occurred since 1991. Around a third of the money exited the country between 2000 and 2008.

“It shows that reforms seem to have accelerated the transfer of black money abroad,” says Mr Kar, whose study titled ‘The Drivers and Dynamics of Illicit Financial Flows from India: 1948-2008’ sifts through piles of data on the issue over a period of 61 years. The study, which Mr Kar says is the most comprehensive one yet on illicit financial flows from India, will be made public on Thursday.

His report comes amid a renewed government push in recent months to pursue black money stashed abroad. In late August, the government signed an agreement with Switzerland — its banks top a list of usual suspects — that will enable exchange of information on tax evaders. New Delhi is also in talks with at least 20 tax havens, particularly Mauritius, to extract similar information.

The government is also attempting to gain a measure of the total unaccounted money circulating in the economy. The finance ministry last week approached the National Institute of Public Financeand Policy to get a fix on such money.

But M Govinda Rao, director of the institute, says his think-tank is yet to decide on going ahead with the exercise because it is not an easy task. “A study on this subject is a huge challenge because one is dealing with a very big problem that covers hordes of money from many sectors,” he says.

Black money turned into an election issue during the 2009 general elections, with the BJP harping on the issue throughout its campaign. Its leader LK Advani has been the most vocal critic of the government on this issue, time and again questioning the government’s resolve to chase illegal funds. Mr Advani recently urged the government to publish a white paper on the issue.

While Mr Advani was unavailable for comment, the government’s detractors on this issue say there is more talk than action to address this issue.

“Everybody knows about the gravity of the problem, but the government has not shown the political will to bring the money back to India,” says Prakash Karat, general secretary of theCommunist Party of India (Marxist).

The government has, however, received praise from Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, which has been at the forefront of the fight against tax evasion. OECD, whose relentless offensive is largely credited with lifting the veil of secrecy over umpteen tax havens, hailed India’s efforts to crack down on tax evasion and sign information exchange agreements earlier this year.

These are but short-lived answers, say experts, adding that an overhaul in the global financial system is central to a lasting solution. New tax havens will spring forth when pressure mounts on existing ones.

That is not to say there are only a few tax havens out there. Indeed, at least 91 such hotspots flourish across the globe. Asian countries, particularly ThailandSingaporeHong Kong and Macau, too are emerging as new destinations for parking illicit funds.

Besides Switzerland and Mauritius, Indian money is also said to end up in Seychelles and Macau. Due to the illicit nature of these deposits, pinpointing the journey’s end of the bulk of India’s black money is tenuous at best.

The GFI study gives a measure of the amount of money that the government is chasing, but it is only a fraction of the $1.4 trillion that the BJP claims is the illegal stash.

GFI acknowledges as much, saying its figure is conservative and hasn’t taken into account smuggling and certain types of trade mischief. It also admits to gaps in available statistics, lamenting the lack of data on the consolidated fiscal balance with the government, which has hampered research. If these indicators were counted, India’s total illicit outflows would well be half a trillion dollars.

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UFO/ET Activism Now!

Posted by Admin on October 11, 2010

Godfather of Exopolitics

Godfather of Exopolitics

Is UFO/ET Activism Again On The Rise?
By Ed Komarek
10/8/10
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In the early 1990’s Operation Right To Know (ORTK)http://exopolitics.blogspot.com/2008/03/ortk-ufo-demonstration.htmlbegan a series of UFO/ET demonstrations and other forms of activism. We started with a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington DC that stimulated demonstrations and other forms of activism across America, even to Argentina and the UK. The idea was to try to kick start a global UFO/ET activist movement that would stimulate mainstream media to take the subject seriously and not only report on UFOs, but to seriously investigate the issue. Even though we are in the mist of UFO/ET disclosure as Richard Hoagland aptly points out, most informed people realize that mainstream press attention is still key to the final unraveling of the 60 year old cover-up.

Unfortunately in the absence of vigorous citizen activism on a variety of issues including UFOs the mainstream press becomes the lapdog of government and special interests, rather than a watchdog for the citizenry. In the 1990’s the overall conditions for a sustained vigorous UFO/ET activism movement to end UFO secrecy was not favorable and our effort failed in its main goal to end the UFO/ET cover-up once and for all.

Some secondary goals succeeded like the focusing of major press attention onto the subject. I believe this succeeded in sparked many mainstream UFO shows. We also made inroads in stimulating an awareness in the UFO community that good science can’t succeed if it being suppressed, and its data being manipulated for political reasons. A political problem deserves political solutions, something some very savvy propagandists and intelligence people in the UFO community realize very well!

Now almost 20 years later the times are changing and we are the mist of accelerating disclosure where the conditions are becoming more favorable for UFO activism. These conditions include with the rise of the Internet, Internet social networking sites like Facebook, Exopolitics, a growing number of informed individuals in the UFO community, a band beginning to sing UFO protest songs, and a increase of media savvy UFO experts talking to the mainstream press. (Stanton Friedman can’t stand up to the media savvy propagandists and debunkers on his own!)

As Richard Hoagland in a recent interview with George Nooryhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sfjEkYX5Ek pointed out, government’s create boundaries that the mainstream press will not cross and it’s not real unless its on CNN. It is now my contention that a ground swell of sustained citizen activism is growing to a point that will allow the press to push the boundaries of serious reporting and investigation to eventually bust up the UFO/ET cover-up. We can’t hold the mainstream press entirely responsible for abdicating it’s watchdog status beginning in the 1950’s in the face of a government propaganda blitz of denial and ridicule and public apathy.

In 1993 in the second UFO demonstration in front of the White House ORTK got massive media attention that spread across the country and the globe. While the Washington AP, a critical bottleneck of press information, tried to subvert our action through disinformation and ridicule, CNN to its credit was there honestly covering our event with it’s top reporter a good friend of a friend of mine.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI6BSLUV9UU Later Larry King from CNN covered our Pentagon demonstration. CNN has once again pressed the boundaries with its excellent coverage of the Salas-Hastings press conference in Washington. http://pnahay.home.sprynet.com/ufo/

Today Jeff Peckman supported by Larry Bryant one of the original members of ORTK have resurrected UFO activism with the Denver Initiative. Now that I am on Facebook and can see the possibilities, I have begun to help out to build up Internet buzz in preparation for mainstream press attention before, during and after this event. Since several days ago when I first began to push the petition http://www.petitiononline.com/drive on Facebook there has been a sharp spike of petition signatures to over 1000.

Anybody can sign this petition even overseas and I ask folks to please do so. Your signature matters and sends a signal in support of Jeff Peckman and the power of social networking in general. With more social networking on Facebook by new UFO/ET activist leaders, we should be able to double and even tripe the number of signatures in a sport period of time.

Now a band is going to hold a upcoming concert at the same time as the Initiative in Denverhttp://news.exopoliticsinstitute.org/index.php/archives/487 and is singing about a UFO Uprising, all the factors for a activist movement seem to be falling into place, and this time I hope it will blow the UFO/ET cover-up sky high. I think all we really need is for more leaders to arise who can use the social networks well. This to organize and follow through on ORTK original actions to end the sixty year old cover-up that is not only destroying the environment by suppressing new cheap exotic energy technologies, but is suppressing human evolution on earth! If you believe in UFO activism please friend me on Facebook and lets get moving!!!!!!

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Intel Wars 2 (RAM wars)

Posted by Admin on October 11, 2010

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Intel Wars 2 (RAM Wars)
By Ed Komarek
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2/12/10
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In the article Intel Wars 1, I began wading into the RAM controversy.http://exopolitics.blogspot.com/2010/02/intel-wars-1-sacrificial-ram.html Some of the players have not been amused at my entering their RAM pond. Aside from the occasional threat from Gorden Novel (I am getting along fine with Gordon at present), Jack Sarfatti (New web site:http://www.stardrive.org/) who along with his usual colorful insults, had the audacity of late to call me a bottom feeder for elbowing my way into the RAM ruckus. (Keep in mind I have tangled with Jack for 15 years.) I decided I would wear that badge with honor. All of us in the public sector have by necessity become bottom feeders in order to survive, feeding on the scraps that fall from the voracious surface feeders above.

Down in the deep south where both Gordon and I live, the bottom feeders can grow to great size and when the water and oxygen levels get low, can eat up the surface feeders. As a persistent bottom feeder of all things extraterrestrial, I have been accumulating more information on this RAM controversy that expands the playing field beyond just Gordon’s RAM. There are other RAM projects in development. Jack Reason at the Open Minds Forum stated very well the potential importance of these RAM wars in ending disclosure.

“Is this it? Is this the deck of cards that could topple the UFO Cover Up? RAM = Replication Alien Machine. RAM/ARV Technologies Project = to build a Alien Reproduction Vehicle. Gordon Novel, the primary party interested in moving ahead disclosure of the alleged RAM/ARV technologies, has been meeting with VIPs of Industry, Government, Intelligence Agencies, Science & Technology, and Hollywood for the past five years or more.

In the past couple weeks however, a powder keg is threatening ignition, that if lit, might blow the UFO Cover Up to high heaven. And yes, high heaven includes Washington DC. An unexpected ‘Truth or Dare’ has arrived. Gorden Novel has hurled a shot across the bow.” (More to be found at the following URL. (For those new to OM it may be difficult to turn the pages on the threads. Use the cursor on the page icon, top left, to bring down other pages that are not visible.)
http://lucianarchy.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=dansmithsom&action=display&thread=7268&page=1 )

Both skeptic Ryan Rube of Reality Uncovered and Paranormal Investigator and reporter Gary Beckum have had plenty of contact with Ron Pandolfi over the years and have been very involved and reporting on the people and issues involved. Ryan’s articles:
http://www.topsecretwriters.com/2010/01/opportunities-fringe-science-and-the-spies-among-us/
http://www.topsecretwriters.com/2010/02/ed-komarek-on-gordon-novel-and-ram/
http://www.topsecretwriters.com/2010/02/updated-realityuncovered-with-gordon-novel-questions/

Gary’s articles:
http://www.starpod.org/spy_game_disrupts_ufo_disclosure.htm
http://www.starpod.org/goats_notes%202%20white%20house%20hamster%20guy.htm
(Note Ron Pandolfi has been raising hamsters in his home.)

Several years ago Dan Smith said that Ron had indicated that Gordon’s RAM had competition and Bigelow’s name was mentioned. If there is a RAM operation connected to Bigelow Aerospace that would be an important development. Bigelow Aerospace already has a prototype inflatable space station in space and certainly has the interest and capital to move a RAM project ahead quickly. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BA_330 Could Jack Sarfatti be involved in such a operation after the falling out he had with Gordon years ago?

When I talked to Gordon by phone the other day, he said that Paul Murad had stolen his chief aerospace engineer. I assume that this was one of the things that sparked the altercation at the Pizza Hut. (Gordon said the rumor is not true that he pulled a knife on Paul, but that he did have a pocketknife in his pocket with a saw blade on it that could scratch up a persons face a little. ) Gordon’s altercation with Jack Sarfatti and a few choice threats, had Jack screaming FBI, so we see that this competition for talent and investors amongst competing RAMs has turned nasty. The details of all this are on the OM RAM thread already referred to above.

Ryan in his article made a good point that there is intense competition for investors amongst the RAM operations. It seems that Paul Murad is somehow connected to yet another RAM operation and has been intent on poaching investors and talent from Gordon’s RAM, maybe even with Ron Pandolfi’s help. Dan Smith told me in the past that Paul worked for Ron. Keep in mind that Steven Greer has another RAM operation mostly associated with energy and like Gordon through good salesmanship and networking of contacts has accessed millions of dollars of venture capital.

On top of all this Gordon claims to be in a vigorous struggle with those who wish to suppress all RAM development in the public sector including his own. All this could lead to lawsuits involving many billions, maybe even a hundred billion dollars. If a lawsuit can be maintained to the point of discovery that could really heat things up. Lawyer Ramsey Clark
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramsey_Clark is a friend of Gordon.

Gordon says the RAM circuit that his group has a patent on is based on a very fundamental principle upon which all or many of these ARV’s are based. Gordon says its much like the principle of a jet engine where all the different kind of jet aircraft operate on the same fundamental basic principle. The folks who own the patents on this principle or circuit could potentially have a powerful financial impact on all the secret classified spacecraft industry.

Potential royalities from this patent could be in the tens maybe even hundreds of billions of dollars. I would not count Gordon out quite yet. He might not be a physicist, or a good buisnessman, but he is a good networker and has been operating in the black world for a long time and has developed many powerful contacts. For the penthouse spys in Washington to call him a joke, may be a little bit premature. 🙂

There are plenty of people who doubt and attack both Gordon and Steven Greer’s credibility, but the simple fact is that regardless of credibility concerns, both men have through good salesmanship and networking of contacts been able to access millions of dollars of venture capital that is flooding into public RAM operations.

All these operations that I have been reporting on have been in the U.S. but undoubtedly there are other RAM operations cropping up around the world. All this chaos in the private sector is what one would expect as integration into extraterrestrial realities continues to move down from the apex of power towards the grass roots of society.

Certainly all this ruckus has got to be popping up and piquing interest in the large number of companies involved in corporate espionage. These latest revelations on corporate espionage and the CIA show just how prevalent corporate espionage is today.
http://www.democracynow.org/2010/2/9/eamon_javers_on_the_secret_world

Once corporations cut out of the action catch on to RAM and powerful legal teams realize how much money is to be made in litigating these issues, that could as Jake Reason suggests, blow the UFO/ET cover-up sky high. Certainly this is something that all the UFO/ET community should be aware of and keep a close eye upon.

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