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October 31, 2010

Airport Naked Body Scanners: Experts Now Warn X-ray Devices “could give you cancer” “because the beam concentrates on the skin — one of the most radiation-sensitive organs of the human body — that (the) dose may be up to 20 times higher than first estimated”

Filed under: Health • ToBeFree,Naked Body Scanners — Jeff Fenske @ 8:13 pm

From: Activist Post

Airport Body Scanners Under Pressure: Experts Now Warn X-ray Devices “could give you cancer”

Activist Post

As we wrote in our newsletter this week: scanners and backscatter devices are under pressure from all sides.  Despite the best efforts of Michael Chertoff and the TSA, word is out that Backscatter X-ray scanner technology that is being used in airports is exceedingly harmful, along with being an invasion of privacy.

An increasing number of people are becoming informed and are deciding to opt-out of the radiation and the X-rated detail of you and your family.  Naturally, this has forced the TSA to threaten more invasive physical searches, as they try to coerce people into taking the “easier” option.  This is a sign of desperation, since the success of these machines in airports will determine the future of their presence throughout America. They already are being deployed in street roving vans, and are most likely headed to a mall near you if the public doesn’t continue to raise its voice.

This Daily Mail article on the subject is another nail in the coffin for X-ray scanning technology.  Even if you don’t care about privacy issues, the fact that experts are now saying that “radiation from the scanners has been underestimated,” and that “because the beam concentrates on the skin — one of the most radiation-sensitive organs of the human body — that (the) dose may be up to 20 times higher than first estimated,” should sound the final alarm.

G. Edward Griffin and Idaho state representative, Phil Hart, have made a strong case that the states have jurisdiction over this Federal program, which has yet to be approved by Congress.

The battle almost has been won before it began; with public support of proposed state legislation, we will see these machines sent to the waste bin where they belong.

October 30, 2010

The News from Prison Planet

Filed under: Freedom • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 9:08 am

From: PrisonPlanet.tv…

October 29, 2010

Wisdom from dreams: Kekule’s dream

Filed under: Freedom • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 10:50 pm
Kekule’s Dream
00:58 – 5 years ago

This animation tells the story of German Chemist, August Kekule. His famous dream of the Benzyne ring of carbon molecules advanced chemistry and helped lay the groundwork for many Nobel Prize winning disocveries of the Twentieth Century.

Podcast: Dan Fagan’s LAST DAY on the air — after standing up to Lisa

Filed under: Alaska • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 9:30 pm

Get 10/28 podcast
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Sarah Palin stands up for Dan Fagan, Anchorage talk-show host who was pulled after creatively protesting Alaska Court’s decision to allow sore looser, Lisa Murkowski’s name to be on the ballot

MONUMENTAL Anchorage radio broadcast on 10/11! Download it while you can. KFQD talk show host, Dan Fagan puts his job on the line standing up for the unborn and Joe Miller against “publicly fund abortions” Lisa Murkowski. Dan calls men to be real men!

Sarah Palin stands up for Dan Fagan, Anchorage talk-show host who was pulled after creatively protesting Alaska Court’s decision to allow sore looser, Lisa Murkowski’s name to be on a write-in list

Filed under: Alaska • ToBeFree,Sarah Palin • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 9:30 pm

From: Facebook

Lisa, are you going to shut down my Facebook page for writing this?

by Sarah Palin on Friday, October 29, 2010 at 9:20pm

Yesterday, Lisa Murkowski’s hired guns threatened radio host Dan Fagan, and more importantly, the station that airs Fagan’s show, with legal action for allegedly illegal “electioneering.” The station, unlike Murkowski, who is flush with millions of dollars from vested corporate interests, does not have a budget for a legal defense. So it did what any small market station would do when threatened by Beltway lawyers charging $500 to $1000 an hour – they pulled Dan Fagan off the air.

Does all this sound heavy handed? It is. It is an interference with Dan Fagan’s constitutional right to free speech. It is also a shocking indictment against Lisa Murkowski. How low will she go to hold onto power? First, she gets the Division of Elections to change its write-in process – a process that Judge Pfiffner correctly determined had been in place without change for 50 years. She is accepting financial support from federal contractors, an act that is highly questionable and now pending before the FEC. And today, she played her last card. She made it clear that if you disagree with her and encourage others to exercise their civic rights, she’ll take you off the air.

The concept of “electioneering” involves several issues, but typically refers to campaigning at the polls, which is appropriately banned. Under federal law, it can also mean paying for advertising on broadcast media during a federal election cycle, and it requires disclosures if done by groups and corporations. Fagan used satire to mock Murkowski’s write-in efforts and encouraged Alaskans to run as write-in candidates. That is not illegal. That is free speech.

Individuals like Dan Fagan have a fundamental right to speak their minds without threats from the incumbent Senator from Alaska.

Entire Article Here

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Podcast: Dan Fagan’s LAST DAY on the air — after standing up to Lisa

Unfiltered News from Freedom Force International

Filed under: Freedom • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 4:41 pm

More Ultra-Vivid Headlines from
G. Edward Griffin’s RealityZone.com

2010 OCTOBER 23 – 29

Click on headlines to see full articles If original sources are missing, click on Cached.
Star indicates article worth printing for future reference.
See the entire collection here.
Camera indicates video or slideshow.
Speaker indicates audio.
Asterisk indicates an amazing event or phenomenon.
See the entire collection here.


US: State Attorney Generals are investigating ‘Foreclosuregate’ but no prosecutions for wrongdoing are being considered. The focus, instead, is on how to keep homeowners in their homes and how to keep the banks in business. [In the aftermath of the S&L fraud of the 1980s, there were over a thousand felony convictions. The recent mortgage fraud is 40 times greater but NO convictions, not even investigations. The above cartoon explains it all.] USAwatchdog Posted 2010 Oct 29 (Cached)

US: Transportation Security Administration begins an ‘enhanced pat-down’ procedure at airports starting today. Security agents will slide the palms of their hands along travelers’ bodies (previously it was back-side of the hand). This will be done with anyone who refuses X-ray whole-body scanners. [It appears that the primary purpose is to motivate people to choose the scanners.] DemocratChronicle 2010 Oct 29 (Cached)

Presidential Commission reports that Gulf-oil blowout was caused by faulty cement mixture used to seal the well. This was known in advance but BP and Halliburton, not only used it anyway, they cancelled the tests that showed it was defective. Criminal indictments are expected. [Evidence continues to mount that the disaster was anticipated and allowed to happen.] LA Times 2010 Oct 29 (Cached)

Australia: Norfolk Island residents will be used to test a carbon trading scheme that also targets obesity. They will be given coupons that must be spent along with money. If their coupons run out, they will have to purchase more to continue the privilege of buying gas or certain types of food – to stop global warming, of course. This will be a collectivist paradise.
Sunshine Coast Daily
2010 Oct 28 (Cached)

US: Pentagon seeks to establish a program to scan all civilian emails and other communications – to prevent crime, of course. [Don't overlook the fact that, increasingly, any dissent from government policy is considered a crime. That means the goal of this program is to prevent dissent] CNN Oct 27 (Cached)

US: The Coast Guard, which historically has been a service organization under the Department of Transportation, now declares that it is a branch of the military and part of the Department of Homeland Security. [Concentrated power just keeps growing.] Corbett Report 2010 Oct 27 (Cached)

The growing use of biofuels is threatening the world’s food supply as agricultural land is being used for growing plants for fuel instead of food. This is the result of government subsidies, not the free market. Telegraph 2010 Oct 27 (Cached)



Chelene Nightingale, American Independent candidate for Governor of California, receives endorsement of G. Edward Griffin and discuss the Left/ Right paradigm, global warming restrictions, and the 10th Amendment States’ rights. Youtube 2010 Oct 28

Google CEO Eric Schmidt say people concerned with their houses being photographed for Google Street View should “just move.” He also is quoted as saying, “We know where you are … with your permission. We know where you’ve been … with your permission. We can more or less guess what you’re thinking”. PCWorld 2010 Oct 27 (Cached) (Note: you can use Startpage.com in the URL toolbar instead of Google to do searches. They don’t collect or store information).

Mexico: Entire police force in the town of Los Ramones resigned after gunmen from drug gangs attack their headquarters. Within 20 minutes, the gangs fired 1000 rounds and 6 granades. Patrol cars were destroyed. NY Daily News 2010 Oct 27 (Cached)

India: New Delhi transport minister says all vehicles will be required to have RFID chips permanently installed for toll payments within 18 months.
Sify News
2010 Oct 27 (Cached)

Costa Mesa, California, is the first city to ban mercury in dental fillings. Mercury is highly toxic and is the cause of many diseases that most people don’t suspect is coming from their teeth. Mercury waste from dental offices also pollutes groundwater and air. PRWeb 2010 Oct 26 (Cached)
Click here to see dentist James Rota explain the dangers of mercury to the city council.
YouTube
2010 Oct 26

US: An entire squadron of 50 nuclear missiles goes off line unexpectedly because of power failure. Although that is only 11% of the total, it is viewed as a serious failure in defense readiness – except at the White House where the response was that it was “not that big of a deal.” Weekly Standard 2010 Oct 26 (Cached)

US: Republican Party is reaping the benefit of voter anger as massive donations flood in to defeat Democrats this year – exactly as the Democrat Party previously reaped the benefit of anger against Republicans. [There is no significant difference between the parties, but most voters haven't figured that out yet. They vote against something, not for something, because they have no well defined political philosophy. Nothing will change until we shatter the myth of a 2-party system.] Yahoo 2010 Oct 26 (Cached)

Cell phone manufacturers finally are putting warnings in their manuals about keeping a cell phone close to your body because of the danger of radiation. A recent study shows that using a cell phone for over 30 minutes a day increases the risk of brain cancer. Yahoo 2010 Oct 26 (Cached)

US: New military technology can detect life and movement from behind walls – to avoid having to break down doors if no one is hidden, of course. Wired 2010 Oct 26 (Cached)



US: Quadruple-dose flu vaccine now being aggressively pushed onto seniors. It has four times more viral fragments, is four times for toxic, and costs twice as much. The FDA has not tested this vaccine. [Vitamin D3 supplements are safer, more effective, and less costly.] Natural News 2010 Oct 24 (Cached)

US Unemployment and underemployment is at 17.5%. In California it is 22%. Here is the face of despair even in such a high-income locale as Silicone Valley. 60 Minutes 2010 Oct 24

G. Edward Griffin discusses health dangers of whole-body scanners with Idaho State Legislator Phil Hart who has written a bill opposing the scanners. States have jurisdictional authority to do this. YouTube 2010 Oct 24

US: Janet Napolitano, head of Homeland Security, praised x-ray whole body scanners at JFK Airport, but declined to enter it herself. [An excellent reason not to do so is that radiation from these machines is believed to increase the risk of skin cancer.]

NYDailyNews Posted 2010 Oct 23 (Cached)

Psychiatric manual now labels children who are free thinkers,

nonconformists, and those who question authority as mentally ill. The diagnosis is ‘Oppositional Defiant Disorder’ (ODD). USWGO Posted 2010 Oct 23 (Cached)

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ANALYSIS
Reports and commentaries that look beyond the news to identify historical facts and trends that must be understood to place the news into perspective. This is our “think-tank” section that makes it possible to anticipate future events.

“Crude Awakening,” An investigation of the aftermath of the Gulf oils spill uncovers a series of cover-ups instead of a long-term fix. Delayed effects may turn out to be worse than what has been seen so far. Journeyman Pictures 2010 Oct 28

US: “The Revolving Door That Never Stops Turning” shows how government officials become directors of corporations that derive incredible profits from government contracts made possible by the influence of those managers – at great expense to taxpayers. These people should be in prison, but it is perfectly legal. American Policy Center 2010 Oct 28 (Cached)

“There is bank fraud everywhere, and Bernanke is leading the cover-up.” That is the message of a must-see news cast featuring Economics Professor William Black and TV commentator Dylan Ratigan. Over 90% of the mortgage loans now in default were fraudulent because banks created incentives for loan brokers, appraisers, and credit-rating agencies to lie on loan applications. The Fed, the Chamber of Commerce, and the American Bankers Association have worked to cover up the losses. A huge amount of information in just a few minutes.
DailyBail
2010 Oct 25 (Cached)

Obama campaigned in a 1996 Socialist rally while running for Illinois Senate, according to newsletters of the Democratic Socialists of America.
Big Government
2010 Oct 23 (Cached)

Mexican soldiers who established the Zeta drug cartel were trained in America at Fort Bragg during the 1990’s. The U.S. government has a long history of training commandos and officers of other countries at taxpayer expense. Raw Story Oct 22 (Cached)

UN treaties and UN junk science are being used to de-industrialize America. In the U.S., the EPA has usurped authority, without consent of Congress, to implement a cap-and-trade scheme, and the Department of Energy is consolidating power grids to increase federal control all energy delivery.
MorphCity 2010 Oct 19 (Cached)

Are they altering the human genetic code by means of synthetic chemicals added to the food chain to reduce global population? This researcher explains why he thinks so and that the plan includes re-engineering the human race into two distinct sub-species: intelligent rulers and docile workers. Whether you agree or not, you should be interested in the reasons for his conclusion.
Michael Nield Posted 2010 Oct 16 (Cached)

US: An informative analysis of Bernanke’s latest speech. It’s all about money out of nothing and planned inflation.
Economic Collapse 2010 Oct 16 (Cached)

Here is a case study in media corruption. Attorney Richard Fine reveals how the Los Angeles Times has consistently protected and endorsed county judges who have been found guilty of taking illegal payments. The Times has never reported this fact. Fine has challenged the judges to a public debate. Full Disclosure Network 2010 Oct 15

Jesse Ventura Calls For New 9/11 Investigation; Challenges Media

Filed under: 911 TRUTH • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 8:41 am

From: infowars

Jesse Ventura Calls For New 9/11 Investigation; Challenges Media

Steve Watson

Infowars.com
October 29, 2010

Jesse Ventura Calls For New 9/11 Investigation; Challenges Media 281010VenturaFormer Governor of Minnesota, ex-Navy SEAL and retired pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura has renewed the call for a new investigation into the events of 9/11 in the face of dramatic new evidence that is coming to light every week.

“You’ve got all this evidence but clearly when you look at what happened, and the results of all of it, it shows clearly that these commissions and these official government investigations are frauds.” Ventura told nationally syndicated radio host Alex Jones.

“They don’t seek the truth, they are there to simply push the government’s story of whatever that may be – what they want said about what happened.” Ventura continued as he and Jones presented and analyzed previously unseen video and eyewitness accounts from September 11 2001 that suggest secondary explosions were a contributing factor to the destruction of the World Trade Center.

“When you look at the whole commission, it got run by Zelikow, who comes right out of the White House – he was the guy in charge. If they didn’t unanimously agree on something, it wasn’t even entered into it.” Ventura noted, also adding that the 9/11 Commission failed to even mention the total and symmetrical collapse of building 7, a 47 story skyscraper that was not attacked on 9/11, yet fell straight down into it’s own footprint later the same afternoon.

“Anything that doesn’t fit into their scenario, they just ignore.” Ventura added.

The former governor also noted that originally there was never even going to be an investigation into the attacks of any kind, and that it was only via pressure from the victims’ relatives that a commission was appointed.

“When pressure came from the families and they demanded an investigation, well who’s the first person they come up with to run it? Henry Kissinger. Well, there was outcry and outrage over that because of all of his contacts and everything he’s into… Then you look at it from a logical point of view, did they really and truly want to investigate?” Ventura stated.

“Well when you learn that they spent a hundred million dollars to investigate Whitewater – where ultimately in the end I guess they learned that the president cheated on his wife – and then initially for the murder of 3,000 people at 9/11, they allocate 4 million. It ended up going to 12 or 13 million in the end but that alone should cause you to say there wasn’t a real investigation going to be done here.” he added.

Ventura also commented on the recent video releases from NIST, following Freedom of Information Act requests.Yesterday we highlighted a newly discovered video in which the director of the FBI in New York is seen interviewing firefighters after the collapse of one of the trade towers, and discussing “secondary hits” being responsible.

“NIST has all this information in their possession, and yet their report chooses to ignore it and not even mention it. How much more simple can it be for someone out there to look at that and go ’something is rotten in Denmark here’.” Ventura said.

“Shouldn’t they have at least addressed it and said that ‘well we had many reports of firefighters and officials saying bombs were going off’, and then give an explanation as to why these people were wrong?”

Ventura also had harsh words for the corporate media and it’s culpability in allowing a cover up to prosper.

“You have to remember, the mainstream media is not the ally.” Ventura said.

“I’m just baffled, it’s beyond words. The mainstream media, was supposed to be our fourth branch of government, the unwritten fourth branch by our forefathers. Their job was to be the check, to be the watchdog and watch the other three branches of government and keep them honest, and now that they have sold us out we are in dire straights.” he added.

“These stories should be the lead stories on TV right now. Not do downgrade you or I, but the only place they are hearing them is on your radio show and a few other non mainstream outlets.” Ventura told Jones.

“I’m getting censored more and more. The access that I had two years ago, I had way more two years ago than what I’m getting now. I’m being cut back too, I can’t get on all the shows I’d like to get on anymore.” he added.

Ventura also vilified the media’s portrayal of 9/11 researchers, noting that “The mainstream portrays 9/11 truthers as being some fringe element and some wild crazy liberals or whatever they are out there.”

“They don’t realise that the 9/11 truth movement, the great majority of it is professionals. These are not people that are crazy, in fact they are courageous because they are putting their professional integrity on the line to ask the questions.” Ventura asserted.

Watch the full interview below:

Videos Here

October 28, 2010

Those who say Lisa is more honest than Joe ignore reality

Filed under: Alaska • ToBeFree,Lying • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 8:42 am

From: The Alaska Standard

Those who say Lisa is more honest than Joe ignore reality

By Bob Griffin
Alaska Standard Contributor

Integrity

What Joe Miller did with the computers while employed at the North Slope Borough was wrong. It was stupid. He lied and owned up to it only when he was confronted. I’m very disappointed by his bad behavior. But c’mon, 43 years on planet earth, with the level of scrutiny Joe has endured, and this is the worst they can come up with? This needs some perspective.

Stealing

Lisa Murkowski has been a key contributor to the generational theft that our nation is committing against our children and grandchildren. Each child born in the US today is saddled with over $45,000 of debt as their share of the National Debt and up to $75,000 by 2020. Instead of vowing to help reverse this trend, Lisa is eagerly campaigning on the principle of putting our children deeper in hock, promising more “free stuff” as a means of keeping her grip on power.

Lying

[…]

Other integrity issues:

·         Promising to accept the will of the voters in the primary.

·         Taking four months to join the repeal movement for Obamacare.

·         The Kenai land deal.

·         Not disclosing her husband’s finances.

·         Personal and family gain from TARP

·         Taking credit and “cutting the ribbon” for projects she voted against.

·         Selling herself as a conservative during the primary.

·         Selling herself as a liberal during the general election.

·         Pretending Social Security and other entitlement programs aren’t

broken and in urgent need of reform.

·         Voting for taxpayer funded abortions and denying it.

·         Co-Sponsoring Climate Change legislation and denying it.

·         Publishing outrageous distortions of Joe Miller’s stand on the issues.

And the list goes on….

Lisa has shown a clear pattern of dishonest behavior and clear pattern refusing to take responsibility for that behavior. It’s hard to believe that Lisa thinks she has any moral high-ground available to criticize Joe Miller for using computers at work.

Entire Article Here

October 26, 2010

Alaska Senatorial Debate – Joe Miller vs Lisa Murkowski vs Scott McAdams

Filed under: Alaska • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 8:38 am

War is discussed at the 23-minute mark

Lisa gets booed at minute-53
(loudest I’ve heard in a local debate)

She acts like she’s royalty,
entitled to the job her father appointed her to
because that’s what Murkowskis do

While Joe did well

Lisa is a source of the gargantuan problem we face;
Joe is part of the solution

He’s serious.
She’s vindictive.

She says “It’s all about Alaska,”
but she acts like “It’s all about Lisa.”

Senatorial Debate-Joe Miller vs Lisa Murkowski vs Scott McAdams

JoeMillerUS | October 25, 2010

October 24, 2010

What the media does not want you to know about Lisa Murkowski

Filed under: Alaska • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 8:27 am

From: The Alaska Standard

By Alex Gimarc
Alaska Standard Contributor

Last week the Lisa Murkowski for US Senate ran smartly into the “If you live in glass houses, don’t throw stones” limit.  The breakdown came when the Miller campaign did a press release about Murkowski’s conflict of interest in voting for TARP in 2008. The conflict is that she has significant holdings in Wall Street banking and investment houses that TARP protected.  Imagine what the media would have done to Miller if he had such a conflict.

For the last month, the Murkowski campaign, friendly straphangers, the local fishwrapper, Channel 2 News, the Alaska Dispatch, unions and native corporations have breathlessly participated in a campaign of personal destruction of Joe Miller.  The basic message is that he was poor starting out (which most of us were), took some help, now opposes that help, and is therefore a hypocrite.  Total dollar amount of all the transgressions real and imagined is in the vicinity of $10,000.

Contrast this with what we know about Lisa Murkowski.

In 2007, Bob Penny sold her a piece of land on the Kenai for a mere $300,000 below the assessed value. Lisa had no problem with that.  She only backed out of the deal after the ensuing media outcry.  What is less well known is that the State of Alaska (and Frank was governor at the time) extended a road a few miles to the vicinity of the property using state capital and grant money.  No favoritism there.  No siree, Bob.  Move along; move along; nothing to see here.

Of course, if you or I or Joe Miller were to get such a Good Deal from our political patrons, all Hell would most certainly break loose.

More troubling is the notion that Lisa has a very real, very serious conflict of interest regarding her vote for TARP in 2008.TARP was the initial Wall Street bailout legislation.  It was demanded by congressional democrats, Hank Paulson (Goldman alumnus), Barack Obama, and the entire entrenched handout operation on Capitol Hill.  Over $700 billion of your dollars and mine were turned into a slush fund that the Obama administration used to take over entire industries (Wall Street, investment, banking, GM, Chrysler).  Lisa voted for it, and said not a word when it was turned into a slush fund for nationalization of industries.

Opensecrets.org reports that the Lisa campaign has taken over $271,000 in campaign donations from Wall Street firms.  These include, but are not limited to Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, CitiGroup and JP Morgan.

Her campaign disclosure has her invested in Wells Fargo and Morgan Stanley, with up to $330,000 at risk.

Entire Article Here

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