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Forces you to pay up to 8% of your income to private insurance corporations – whether you want to or not
- If you refuse to buy the insurance, you’ll have to pay penalties of up to 2% of your annual income to the IRS.
- Many will be forced to buy poor-quality insurance they can’t afford to use, with $11,900 in annual out-of-pocket expenses over and above their annual premiums
- Massive restriction on a woman’s right to choose, designed to trigger a challenge to Roe v. Wade in the Supreme Court
- Paid for by taxes on the insurance plan you have right now through your employer, causing them to cut back benefits and increase co-pays
- Many of the taxes to pay for the bill start now, but most Americans won’t see any benefits – like an end to discrimination against those with preexisting conditions – until 2014 when the program begins.
- Allows insurance companies to charge people who are older 300% more than others
- Grants monopolies to drug companies that will keep generic versions of expensive biotech drugs from ever coming to market.
- No re-importation of prescription drugs, which would save consumers $100 billion over 10 years
- The cost of medical care will continue to rise, and insurance premiums for a family of four will rise an average of $1,000 a year – meaning in 10 years, your family’s insurance premium will be $10,000 more annually than it is right now.
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Bail-out Plans are insufficiently focussed on People
by Horace Carby-Samuels
The prevailing economic reconstruction/bail-out packages, which the U. S. Government as well as the governments of other industrialised societies are promoting, neglect to embrace people as being more than potential customers and sources of hired labour. Instead, without a doubt, these economic reconstruction packages need to set the stage in respect of where we expect to end up as a society. These packages must aim to generate circumstances which will enable people to be better able to operate as managers of the patterns of survival that they seek to secure for themselves and for their heirs. What is therefore required, is economic bail out packages that focus beyond the simple creation of commercial regeneration. The so far overlooked need is to remedy the circumstances out of which the prevailing economic downturn had been initially generated.
The current economic bail-out packages are apparently focussing on the quantity of financial insertion that government is making. That may be because in a complex industrialised society, people normally require and use money in order to acquire the items that they need to satisfy their requirements for living. However, it is what is happening to the lives of people, rather than what has been happening to the balance sheet of firms, that the economic reconstruction/bail-out packages should aim to have an impact on. As a result, governments which are planning to use cash-activated economic reconstruction/bail-out programs, as the economic remedy strategy, will need to also look upon what impacts on people will be forthcoming. They will need to accommodate their programs to the fact that it is people that are important. Meanwhile, money is merely a useful created economic instrument; even though the prevailing educational system has conditioned the members of the society to hold a money-centred view on their reality and also on their achievements in living.
The capitalist doctrine has led societies to operate under the guidance of the principle that monetary values, and net financial returns, should function as the overall economic “master conductor” that orients and quantifies how effectively the available resources in the society have been used. However, the economic bail-out packages must not be sucked into concentrating on that capitalist money-centred appraisal of overall economic performance. Instead, we need to recall that from time immemorial, persons have been seeking to use their overall time and resource commitments in strategies to pursue personal lives which they can regard as being meaningful.
The People Dimension
When the economic bail-out packages recognize that as people go about their lives as sentient mind guided entities, they draw on this additional personal living-centred resource management focus. Adjustments must therefore be made in how aggregate economic performance is measured, if a people-centred focus is to be included. The mere buoyancy of commercial results, may not be relied on to appraise the potential effectiveness which the proposed economic reconstruction/bail-out programs will generate in the long term.
Clearly, therefore, impacts on the lives of people, as managers of their effort and resource commitments, must be treated as one set of the significant results, that reveal the effectiveness of government economic investment. The potential long term appropriateness of the current cash-centred economic reconstruction/bail-out package which the U. S. government is being requested to execute, should therefore be reconsidered. In particular, appraisals of results from the economic reconstruction/bail-out packages should especially be done in light of the following recognition:
|It is impact on the quality-of-living opportunities that become accessible to people, which will show how substantive economic progress has been; yet, the proposed economic bail-out packages do not appear to be aiming at achieving either quality-of-living or Human Development impacts.|
Although capitalist doctrine emphasizes persons as budgeting the financial resources over which they have control, if the circumstances that produced the current economic malaise are not to be repeated, the programs of economic reconstruction must go beyond that financial concentration on what humans do. The reconstruction packages must begin to also focus on facilitating economic activities which accompany the behaviour of persons as managers of their scarce time, so as to achieve preferred patterns of living.
The framers of the economic reconstruction packages, need to bear in mind that in the living-centred economic operations in which persons participate, they do not have the same type of economic options which firms have. For example, persons are keenly aware of their mortality. When things are not going good, they do not “close down” nor “suspend operations” as commercial firms do. Unlike firms that have a potentially perpetual life, it is only through heirs, that humans can lay claim to any type of perpetuity. In their economic remedy proposals, the framers of the economic reconstruction packages must therefore recognize that humans, as economic agents, also have living-centred targets and not merely financial ones at which they aim.
In particular, persons essentially operate as budgeters of how they commit their time among the opportunities that they have to live. They seek to achieve patterns of time-usage, as living, which will enable them to interpret their continued survival as being meaningful.
The economic reconstruction/bail-out programs must therefore aim to be supportive of the mix of time-use budgeting opportunities which will become available to the members of the society, as they go about their lives. These proposed economic reconstruction/bail-out proposals may therefore not overlook the essential fact that in the economic management that persons do, they aim to secure access to the patterns of time-using that will give quality to how they are able to live.
|Quality of Living and Human Development is a book for further reading on this subject.|
An extensive elaboration of the background private opportunities, as well as administrative support which enable persons to gain access to that pattern of economic achievement, was elaborated in Horace Carby-Samuels (2007); Quality-of Living and Human Development as the Outcome from Economic Progress; Ottawa, Canada; (Agora Publishing Consortium, ISBN 1897036353).
The proposed economic reconstruction packages therefore need to begin to understand that, human economic reality is also revealed in terms the forthcoming living-centred time-use opportunities that become accessible to persons. However, capitalist economic doctrine sets out to lead governments and the framers of economic programs, to accept the view that the commercial-equivalent wealth that has been generated from the resource, time, and effort commitments of persons, forms the most appropriate statement of the economic results from their activities. In that way, the capitalist focus on economic output (as the market determined monetary value of achievement from our efforts), is a conditioning technique. The monetary emphasis aims to manoeuvre persons away from seeing that in the living that they do, they are also intuitively operating as thinking mind-guided entities, who are seeking to achieve patterns of time usage that will give a preferred quality to their survival.
We must therefore not allow ourselves to be distracted from recognizing that our resource and effort commitments, are also life-support operations (in the natural environment). These resource and effort commitments that persons make, are not merely wealth-generating activities. Governments would therefore be making an unfortunate mistake if they allowed the prevailing economic reconstruction/bail-out programs to overlook the fact that the economic efforts of persons, also comprise living-centred time management commitments into which these persons have entered. Nor should these governments ignore the fact that, substantively, in their living-centred time and effort commitments, persons are also aiming to gain verifiable information. Persons seek verifiable information about their natural environment, which will enable them to enhance the level of the consciousness and sensibilities that they will be able to bring, in their efforts to enhance the quality of the survival they will be able to secure from their resource and effort commitments.
We therefore need to wake up to the awareness that, (just as Pavlov did to his dogs, when he trained them to salivate with the mere ringing of bells), the purveyors of the capitalist doctrine, are correspondingly actively engaged in creating a conditioned reflex among humans. People are correspondingly being trained to respond primarily to the relative financial outcomes that arise with the resource and effort management activities that accompany how they live.
Not surprisingly, therefore, the concentration on financial revitalization that the proposed economic reconstruction/bail-out packages seek to execute, betrays the success of that conditioned reflex which has led humans to look upon their reality overwhelmingly from a money-centred focus. However, by means of the conditioning in the emphases of the capitalist doctrine, humans will have been manoeuvred away from the practice of those priorities in human living, that are associated with (and that are centred on) mutuality and empathy. Instead, acceptance of and accommodation to the capitalist emphasis on interpersonal predation and on exploitation, is leading us toward our existential doom as a result of the associated capitalist-promoted psychological and spiritual despoiling of humans.
That manoeuvring and conditioning of humans, into behaving according to the resource and economic management priorities and responses which are dictated by the capitalist doctrine; and away from priorities in respect of living and human survival; is being used to divert the human population of planet earth. With the emphases in capitalist doctrine, on financial outcomes, rather than on living-centred ones; on selfishness, rather than on mutuality; and on exploitation, rather than on empathy; we are being led into operating, and into becoming as no more than lower-order life entities.
That is the type of human degradation (leading to overall sustained material as well as psychological predation, control, and existential non substantiveness), is the outcome as a type of doom, which the membership of the hideous alien consciousness that is behind the capitalist doctrine, aims to execute on us.
To avoid continuing in that human enslavement routine, the economic reconstruction and bail-out packages must draw on indicators of economic performance which focus on more than financial results. They must focus on the access of persons to critical services that meet their needs for food, clothing, shelter, health care, entertainment, security, and for enhanced understanding of their natural environment and how it operates. It is the relative access of persons to those features, which will reveal how effectively the quality of their living toward which humans direct their resource and effort management, has been serviced.
The outcomes that will legitimate the reconstruction initiatives, is the forthcoming impacts of these initiatives on people, rather than how extensively the level of commerce has been enhanced. The peak indicator of economic performance, is not the extent to which humans will be able to operate successfully in competition among each other, and then ultimately securing private relative quantities of material or money-equivalent rewards for themselves from their efforts.
Instead, the need is for development initiatives where economic management programming is also guided by the principles of mutuality and empathy of persons, with each other, as well as with the natural environment (and its autonomous evolution). As responsible humans, we therefore must not allow this hideous alien consciousness which is behind the capitalist emphasis on results that are framed in financial terms, to distract or to misdirect us from pursuing, or from structuring a living-centred environment of human economic survival.
The economic reconstruction/recovery and development programs must therefore aim to foster Human Development. Programs must emphasize operations which seek to foster the achievement of our human evolution, as a process of informed understanding of our natural environment (and also of our reality). Effective economic reconstruction programs must also foster resource management operations which are in service to outcomes where the economic management behaviours of persons are also centred on mutuality and on empathy.
The economic programs in which the U. S. Government is engaged via the economic reconstruction/bail-out packages, should go beyond a commercial emphasis. The programs should recognize and also accommodate to the fact that intuitively, persons are pursuing targets in behalf of the type of survival (as patterns of time-usage), that will enable them to make meaningful, their decision to remain alive.
A Matter of Roots
As soon as a society comes to recognize that its human participants are time-use budgeters (who are effectively in pursuit of preferred survival patterns), the society will also begin to recognize that money and its usage merely forms a service instrument. Therefore, although the programs of formal education advance the capitalist focus, some measurement adjustments must be made. The foremost adjustment, as it relates to these economic reconstruction/bail-out programs, is a matter of focus. People need to arrive at the decision that in the human-centred economic reality which they are aiming to create, they should not treat money as the master conductor and director of operations.
The creation of money and the distribution of access to it, is merely one of the instruments that a society must manage, at the same time that persons budget how they commit their scarce time. Historically, as conscious mind-guided entities, persons have aimed to secure from their resource and effort commitments, outputs and results that will service the living-centred targets at which they aim as they set out to pursue their survival. That is why the effectiveness of the cash injections that the U. S. government is now making, should be primarily appraised against that quality-of-life delivery to which these initiatives contribute.
Money is a part of trade. However, the capitalist emphasis on these cash injections as initiatives to generate employment and commercial revival, should not be used as the only, or as the most important focus for either the program approval of these initiatives, or for appraising how they are supposed to perform. The output from prevailing economic management is not only shown by the level of aggregate commercial activity on which capitalist economists concentrate. Additionally, the people who make up the society are not merely to be seen as sources of hired biological “machinery” services (human capital), that will then secure paid employment from the projects on which the cash injections are spent. Nor do these people merely form the foundation of the buoyant commerce that will re-emerge when that cash is spent on outputs which are being produced and offered for sale.
Therefore, when the new administration of U. S. President Obama talks about investment which it will aim to promote, it is necessary to examine the extent to which that investment package contains initiatives to provide mixes of critical technical, administrative, and educational services, in behalf of the quality of life attainment of the “person in the street”. For example, investment in education as one of the proposed recovery strategies, must be directed at creating informed participants in the work force, rather than at creating working “stiffs”, in the form of “human capital”.
It will not be sufficient for these economic reconstruction packages that are being proposed, to merely promote employment, where persons function as “hired hands”, as “human capital”, and so forth. Instead, government investment in education, and in corporate support by way of the economic reconstruction packages, must require adjustments in curricula, as well as in the structure of these educational programs.
The delivery process in these educational programs, must recognize that when working people (as effort providers) decide to commit their time in respective production ventures at hand, they are also parallel risk takers with the providers of risk financing. These educational programs which are receiving government investment, will therefore need to offer skills development and training programs that prepare workers to also appreciate and to discharge, within firms, associated project facilitation and management responsibilities.
It is not consistent with fostering Human Development, to merely have educational investment that aims to function merely as capitalism-supportive brain-washing operations. The programs receiving the government investment via the economic reconstruction/bail-out packages, must not function as skills development operations, where the providers of effort are “trained” to behave merely as the dispensable hired “human machines” ( that Theodore Schultz and Gary Becker labelled as human capital).
If the economic reconstruction proposals aim to be successful in the long term, the associated investment commitments must deliberately aim at creating impacts on the opportunities of persons to use their time and to also understand their natural environment. That is, the economic reconstruction packages must aim to enhance the access of persons to services and to opportunities out of which enhancement in their quality-of-living will arise. Accordingly, the bail-out packages will foster those results only if they are accompanied by effective administrative strategies. They will need to monitor and to verify that the government cash injections are being effectively used to promote in a sustainable manner, the access of persons to services which will satisfy their needs for food, clothing, shelter, health-care, security of property and of person, and for entertainment. In addition, if persons are to achieve the higher quality-of-survival at which they aim, they will also need to have enhanced access to the type of understanding that will enable them to participate more effectively in how their lives evolve.
In contrast, stimulus packages as cash injections which aim to achieve capitalist rejuvenation, will limit their appraisals of economic performance to a concentration on the changes in market results which arise. However, the effectiveness of economic outcomes must also be measured in terms of the contribution to living-centred results which arise from the resource commitment initiatives that are associated with these cash injection packages.
We cannot allow ourselves to forget that, the economy is also about the mixes of opportunities that members of a society have to manage the scarce time for living which becomes available to them. That is why the economic reconstruction operations (that form government policies of the new President Barack Obama, for example), must be aimed at enhancing the flow of mixes of critical living-supportive components. These are the survival-centred services on which persons seek to draw within the adjustments that they must execute, as they go about the trading operations which comprise the technically complex society that the United States is.
Even though it is much more than potential monetary results, which should guide the selection of economic outcomes at which the economic reconstruction packages must aim, the subtle role that money plays as a medium of exchange in a technologically complex society, must be recognized. For example, governments need to ensure that the rules of trading that they legitimate, are people-centred, rather than centred on merely facilitating the generating money profits. The economic development (or reconstruction) initiatives, should therefore focus upon money as being merely an instrument which persons use, as they manage their time so as to secure the quality-of-survival targets to which they are committed.
Making it Happen
The managers of the proposed programs of economic reconstruction, are challenged to ensure that the significant program impacts, will be on the economic opportunities of persons for managing their time. From time immemorial, humans have aimed to demonstrate a conscious presence in their reality/environment. That must not be overlooked. As a result, the economic basis on which project packages are being framed, also needs to recognize that humans are about the business of ratifying their presence in their environment. It must therefore be recognized that persons have sought to manage their effort commitments with the aim to eventually secure a survival in which they have the opportunity to better understand themselves, and also the rules under which their environment evolves.
It is that process of accommodation to their natural environment, which has led humans to evolve civilizations which will provide them with the opportunity to manage their time for living, as a result of their greater access to verifiable information about their reality to which respective persons gain access. These persons then set out to draw on that information, so as to ratify their presence in, and also their linkage to their environment . That is why the managers of the proposed economic bail-out programs, are also challenged to promote the underlying features that will eventually foster and enhance the opportunities of persons to secure heightened understanding. It is thereby that such persons will be able to further facilitate their capability to contribute to enhancement in the quality of the survival which will become available to them, as members of the society.
Governments are therefore called upon to recognize that enhancement in Human Development, with its various quality-of-life attributes (which accompany meaningfulness in how humans are able to pursue their survival), is the outcome which shows how effective their economic development/reconstruction package initiatives have been. The administration of incoming U. S. President Obama, is therefore invited to become mindful of how fostering impacts on people, and on the achievement of Human Development, fit into the economic reconstruction packages which it is now promoting.
Where the Banks Fit in
If fostering Human Development is the economic management target, that outcome will not be promoted by government cash injections to revitalize the presently constituted banking system. It was that system which had initiated massive loan curtailment when it found itself holding the now worthless commercial paper that was associated with the sub-prime mortgages (that had also been generated within a part of its system). The fact is that, the prevailing banking system is a commercial credit operation which has been legitimated to operate and to make loans, on the basis of a fractional holding of its total deposits. This banking system forms an intrinsic part of capitalist economic activity; and its overall operation is designed to be a key support to the financial profit making to which the capitalist system is dedicated. In the process, the banks do their profit making on a pyramid of secured financial credit, which they are able to execute by virtue of the fractional deposit reserve system under which they are allowed to operate.
This operating banking system, (which largely makes its income from generating and from servicing commercial paper), is not servicing any pyramid which is aimed at the quality-of-life requirements of people. Accordingly, the incoming administration of U. S. President Obama; the United States Congress; and also the governments of most Western Countries; need to begin to ask themselves the following question:
|What are the quality-of-life feature that they hope to sustain, when they use massive cash injections into the commercial banking system, and into critical industrial groups, primarily to generate profit flows; while they are at the same time ignoring the servicing of people-centred results?|
Meanwhile, as they face such questions, these governments would find it useful to give due recognition to the substantive resolution background that was extensively elaborated in Horace Carby-Samuels (2007); Quality-of-Living and Human Development as the Outcome from Economic Progress; (Ottawa, Canada, Agora Cosmopolitan, ISBN 1897036353).
by Christopher Hope and Andrew Porter
The medical report said Mr McKinnon, who is known to suffer Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, also has a “fixed-psychological conviction he will kill himself in preference to being extradited”.
The emergency study by consultant psychiatrist Professor Jeremy Turk of St George’s Hospital, London, said that suicide was now an “almost certain inevitability”.
Details of the report emerged following a decision by Alan Johnson, the Home Secretary, not to block the extradition on medical grounds, as disclosed by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday.
Mr McKinnon’s distraught mother said the Government, and Mr Johnson, “should hang their heads in shame” over the extradition to face hacking charges.
Extracts of Prof Turk’s report, disclosed in the Daily Mail, show that he recorded in September that Mr McKinnon, 43, suffered from a “‘very serious Major Depressive Disorder…. aggravated and complicated by anxiety and panic attacks with multiple psychosomatic symptoms on a background of his having Asperger’s syndrome”.
But following the failure of Mr McKinnon’s bid to have his case heard at the Supreme Court, he concluded that he was now “at an even higher risk of self harm and suicide”, something he said was a “real probability”.
Mr Johnson, who was shown the report, said that he felt the information he had seen was “not materially different from that placed before the High Court earlier this year” when Mr McKinnon lost his earlier legal challenge.
He added: “It is clear from the proceedings to date that Mr McKinnon will not, if convicted, serve any of his sentence in a supermax prison.
“Should Mr McKinnon be extradited, charged and convicted in the US and seek repatriation to the UK to serve a custodial sentence, the Government will of course progress his application at the very earliest opportunity.”
The family, who were informed of Mr Johnson’s decision on Thursday, are now set to apply for a judicial review in a bid to stop his extradition.
The decision was almost universally criticised by opposition MPs, campaigners.
Mrs Sharp said: “To force a peaceful, vulnerable, misguided UFO fanatic like Gary thousands of miles away from his much-needed support network is barbaric.
“This is a cruel and miserable decision.
“If the severity of Gary’s medical condition isn’t sufficient to prevent his extradition, I can’t imagine what is. God help others facing a similar fate. I’m so upset and angry.”
She added: “Where are the ‘very real safeguards’ that the Government consistently hid behind when forcing this appalling Act through Parliament.
“The only people who won’t get extradited are terrorists facing the death sentence, the very people the Act was meant to be about.
“What bitter irony.”
Mrs Sharp said her legal team would now apply for a judicial review, but if that was not granted then her son could be extradited before Christmas.
“What a heartless and cowardly decision this is,” she said.
Mrs Sharp wept as she told how she broke the news to Mr McKinnon.
She said: “He was very, very bad. He was very quiet – and I am more worried when he is quiet. I have got concerns for Gary. Alan Johnson has made the wrong decision. It is just awful.”
Mr McKinnon’s lawyer, Karen Todner, said: “It’s a devastating blow but we are not going to give up.
“We are certainly coming to the end of the road.
“We’re just hoping at some point someone sees sense and steps in.
“All the legal team do know is we cannot give up because in some ways it’s like dealing with a Death Row case, and we genuinely believe that Gary’s life is at stake here.”
Another of his legal team said: “It is a miserable decision that we fundamentally disagree with – he could be gone by Christmas. We are considering all our legal avenues. What does it take for someone not to be extradited?”
She added that she planned to issue judicial review proceedings next week, but added: “We are normally allowed three months to issue but the Home Secretary has only allowed us seven days.”
Keith Vaz MP, the chairman of the home affairs select committee which has pressed Mr Johnson directly not to extradite Mr McKinnon, said: “I am very disappointed at this decision. This is the wrong decision for the wrong reasons.”
Last month Mr Johnson threw a lifeline to Mr McKinnon, who suffers from a form of autism, with a promise to examine new medical evidence “very carefully” before deciding on his extradition last month.
However in an emailed letter to Mrs Sharp, Mr Johnson is understood to have said that a decision to block the extradition of Mr McKinnon was not in his control.
During an earlier legal battle in the summer, judges warned Mr McKinnon, who is accused of hacking into networks at the Pentagon and Nasa from his flat in north London, might kill himself if he was extradited.
The legal process, which had been paused while Mr Johnson considered the medical evidence, will now start again, with legal sources suggesting Mr McKinnon could be extradited by Christmas.
Mr McKinnon’s lawyers can either seek a fresh emergency judicial review of Mr Johnson’s decision at the High Court within the next seven days or appeal to the European Court of Human Rights within the next 14 days.
David Burrowes, the Conservatives’ shadow justice minister and Mr McKinnon’s local MP, said: “It is extremely disappointing that the repeated calls for compassion and justice for Gary have been ignored by the Home Secretary.
“Despite substantial medical grounds giving Alan Johnson the opportunity to stop the extradition, he has washed his hands of Gary.
“The decision flies in the face of the medical evidence, which showed the serious risks to his health and life if extradition was to be granted.”
Mr Vaz added: “The unanimous view of the Home Affairs Select Committee was that the Home Secretary has the power to intervene.
“His [Alan Johnson’s] decision has important constitutional implications if he is not prepared to use his discretion even though he is allowed to so no matter how narrow the scope.”
Mark Lever, chief executive of the National Autistic Society which has been campaigning on behalf of Mr McKinnon, said: “We are bitterly disappointed by the Home Secretary’s decision and feel hugely sympathetic towards Gary and his family who have now been living under extreme stress for a prolonged period of time.
“People with Asperger syndrome are often much more vulnerable than appearances would suggest and can be highly susceptible to additional mental health problems.
“On the strength of recently submitted medical evidence and the support of the Home Affairs committee, we had hoped that Mr Johnson would listen to these concerns.
“The National Autistic Society will continue to support Gary and his family during this incredibly difficult time and as the case continues.”
Mr McKinnon, 43, from Wood Green, North London, has insisted that his hacking of Pentagon computers was nothing more than him searching for reports of UFO sightings.
He is being extradited under a treaty which has been criticised because, while British prosecutors must provide details of the evidence against an American citizen, US prosecutors need only explain the charges to take a Briton to America.
Mr Johnson said: “I have carefully considered the representations in the case of Gary McKinnon.
“I am clear that the information is not materially different from that placed before the High Court earlier this year and does not demonstrate that sending Mr McKinnon to the United States would breach his human rights.
“As the courts have affirmed, I have no general discretion. If Mr McKinnon’s human rights would be breached, I must stop the extradition. If they would not be breached, the extradition must go ahead.”
He added: “Earlier this year the High Court upheld the extradition request for Mr McKinnon. This was after all proceedings under the Extradition Act 2003 had been completed.
“The High Court dismissed a further challenge by Mr McKinnon that extradition to the USA would be in breach of his human rights.
“Throughout this process there have been a number of assurances. Firstly due to legitimate concerns over Mr McKinnon’s health, we have sought and received assurances from the United States authorities that his needs will be met. These were before the High Court in July.
“It is also clear from the proceedings to date that Mr McKinnon will not, if convicted, serve any of his sentence in a supermax prison. Finally, should Mr McKinnon be extradited, charged and convicted in the US and seek repatriation to the UK to serve a custodial sentence, the Government will of course progress his application at the very earliest opportunity.
“I know there is a concern on all sides to see a conclusion to these proceedings. It is now open to Mr McKinnon’s lawyer to consider their legal options. As a consequence I do not propose to comment any further.”
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Various representatives within the UFO Disclosure Movement, notably includes Exopolitics groups. Exopolitics groups, have sought to provide leadership in inspiring humanity to become responsible members of what they describe as the broader Galactic Community.
In order to help work toward that goal, Exopolitics groups have sought to help champion UFO Disclosure, and to help “channel” messages attributed to alleged Ethical Extraterrestrials. These channelings include messages of ‘peace’, ‘love’, and environmental stewardship. Sounds ethical, does it? However, just because an explicitly communicated message is benevolent, does not necessarily mean that the consciousness behind it, is. Indeed, that is how the aboriginal peoples of Canada, and other indigenous peoples globally, have been conquered: accepting at face value, messages of peace and friendship, that are designed to pacify “the enemy”, just before the conquest.
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Spend more. Get less. We’re the city that knows how.
by Benjamin Wachs and Joe Eskenazi
Despite its good intentions, San Francisco is not leading the country in gay marriage. Despite its good intentions, it is not stopping wars. Despite its spending more money per capita on homelessness than any comparable city, its homeless problem is worse than any comparable city’s. Despite its spending more money per capita, period, than almost any city in the nation, San Francisco has poorly managed, budget-busting capital projects, overlapping social programs no one is certain are working, and a transportation system where the only thing running ahead of schedule is the size of its deficit.
It’s time to face facts: San Francisco is spectacularly mismanaged and arguably the worst-run big city in America. This year’s city budget is an astonishing $6.6 billion — more than twice the budget for the entire state of Idaho — for roughly 800,000 residents. Yet despite that stratospheric amount, San Francisco can’t point to progress on many of the social issues it spends liberally to tackle — and no one is made to answer when the city comes up short.
The city’s ineptitude is no secret. “I have never heard anyone, even among liberals, say, ‘If only [our city] could be run like San Francisco,'” says urbanologist Joel Kotkin. “Even other liberal places wouldn’t put up with the degree of dysfunction they have in San Francisco. In Houston, the exact opposite of San Francisco, I assume you’d get shot.”
Who is to blame for this city’s wretched state of affairs? Yomi Agunbiade, that’s who. Metaphorically, that is.
An engineer by trade, Agunbiade was appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom to head the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department in 2004. Even before Agunbiade’s tenure, Rec and Park was the department other city departments pointed and laughed at — but under Agunbiade, it became Amy Poehler funny.
During his reign, an audit revealed, rec centers frequently didn’t open, because staff simply didn’t show up — and the department had no process to do anything about it. Good news: New rec centers were slated to open. Bad news: Agunbiade’s department had no plan for how to staff them. But that wasn’t enough to cost Agunbiade his job.
When the city controller’s office made the common-sense recommendation that groundskeepers ought to be where they were assigned to be when they’re supposed to be there, Agunbiade fought them on it for three years. Running a department where no one knows where anyone is — and no one even wants to know? Not a problem.
Then a report by the city’s budget analyst found massive fiscal mismanagement at the Marina Yacht Harbor, which is run by Rec and Park. Perhaps so much money wouldn’t have gone unaccounted for, the audit suggested, if the department had installed a cash register. Still, not a problem for Agunbiade. Other reports exposed one organizational or fiscal snafu after another, but his position was secure. In San Francisco, running a city department like a Franz Kafka nightmare doesn’t cost a decisionmaker his job.
Then, in July 2008, we apparently discovered what does. Rec and Park spokeswoman Rose Dennis claimed that Agunbiade had been sexually and religiously harassing her for years, and produced letters he’d sent to her home as evidence. She confirmed to SF Weekly that Agunbiade’s letters urged her to stop wearing revealing clothes so that she could get right with Jesus. Though she didn’t release the letters publicly, Dennis did bring them to the city attorney’s office — which determined that this could turn into a messy lawsuit.
Agunbiade was subsequently called in to chat with Newsom. The conversation between the mayor-who-slept-with-his-appointments-secretary and the department-head-accused-of-sexually-and-religiously-harassing-his-spokeswoman (in writing!) must have been one for the ages. Whatever was said, the outcome was this: Agunbiade resigned not long after, and Dennis this year received a $91,000 settlement from the city.
Minus the alleged harassment, city government is filled with Yomi Agunbiades — and they’re hardly ever disciplined, let alone fired. When asked, former Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin couldn’t remember the last time a higher-up in city government was removed for incompetence. “There must have been somebody,” he said at last, vainly searching for a name.
Accordingly, millions of taxpayer dollars are wasted on good ideas that fail for stupid reasons, and stupid ideas that fail for good reasons, and hardly anyone is taken to task.
The intrusion of politics into government pushes the city to enter long-term labor contracts it obviously can’t afford, and no one is held accountable. A belief that good intentions matter more than results leads to inordinate amounts of government responsibility being shunted to nonprofits whose only documented achievement is to lobby the city for money. Meanwhile, piles of reports on how to remedy these problems go unread. There’s no outrage, and nobody is disciplined, so things don’t get fixed.
San Francisco is the city that simply will not hold itself accountable.
Here are a few examples of the best of San Francisco at its worst.
Finding books in the library is easy: There are logical, organized systems in place. Finding where the money to build libraries went — that’s hard. Last year, the Civil Grand Jury could not find — we reiterate, could not find — up-to-date budget numbers for the city’s Branch Library Improvement Program. The numbers that were available aren’t pretty: Voters approved a $106 million bond in 2000 to rebuild 19 libraries, and $28 million more was ponied up by the state and private donors. That money was spent without a coherent building plan being formulated between the Library Commission and Department of Public Works — leading to such large cost overruns and long delays that the commission abandoned five of the projects. In 2007, the city went back to the voters, asking for another $50 million for libraries — without publicizing that this would fund the five unfinished projects voters had already paid for. Voters approved it. After all, who doesn’t like libraries?
In 2002, the San Francisco Chronicle revealed that the city had, for decades, been siphoning nearly $700 million from its Hetch Hetchy water system into the San Francisco General Fund instead of maintaining the aging aqueduct. Several mayors and boards of supervisors used that money to fund pet causes, and the Public Utilities Commission didn’t say no. Unfortunately, spending maintenance money elsewhere doesn’t diminish the need for maintenance. By 2002, the water system was in such desperate condition that voters were asked to pass a $3.6 billion bond measure to make overdue fixes. Obligingly, they did — who doesn’t like water? Since then, the projected costs have swelled by $1 billion. So far.
Back in 1999, San Francisco voters were pitched a $299 million bond to “save” Laguna Honda Hospital as a 1,200-bed facility for the city’s frail, elderly population. Who doesn’t want to help the frail and elderly? A decade later, the Department of Public Works project is still incomplete, its price tag has swelled by nearly $200 million, and the hospital is slated to hold only 780 beds — so the city is going massively overbudget to construct a hospital only 65 percent as large as promised, which is four years behind schedule.
Amazingly, this gets worse. After securing the bond funding to save Laguna Honda as a hospital for the elderly, the Department of Public Health began transferring younger, often dangerous and mentally ill patients there and mixing them among the old people. This went about as well as you’d think: A 2006 state and federal licensing survey noted numerous instances of elder abuse, staff abuse, and patients toting drugs, alcohol, and even loaded weapons. One patient was assaulted four times in four months; to address this problem, staff erected signs reading “No Hitting.” (That didn’t work.) To cap it off, elder activists now worry that a 2009 Department of Public Health–commissioned report will pave the way for even more relatively young, mentally ill patients heading to Laguna Honda. The massively overbudget, behind-schedule hospital may not even end up primarily serving the elderly population that voters were promised it would.
These are dramatic examples of how the city wasted time and money and made people’s lives miserable — with no apparent repercussions for those responsible. But these are far from isolated incidents (see the “Annals of Incompetence” sidebar on page 12). And in each case, it comes back to the same basic problem of accountability: Plenty of public figures make promises, but no one is responsible for keeping them.
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by Paul Chen
In 2002, Gary McKinnon was arrested by the UK’s national high-tech crime unit, after being accused of hacking into Nasa and the US military computer networks.
He says he spent two years looking for photographic evidence of alien spacecraft and advanced power technology.
The U.S. Bush administration now wants to put him on trial, and if tried there he could face 60 years behind bars.
The search for proof of the existence of UFOs landed Gary McKinnon in a world of trouble.
After allegedly hacking into NASA websites — where he says he found images of what looked like extraterrestrial spaceships — the 40-year-old Briton faces extradition to the United States from his North London home. If convicted, McKinnon could receive a 70-year prison term and up to $2 million in fines.
“I knew that governments suppressed antigravity, UFO-related technologies, free energy or what they call zero-point energy. This should not be kept hidden from the public when pensioners can’t pay their fuel bills”, says McKinnon.
McKinnon told Wired Magazine that he found a “book with 400 testimonials from everyone from air traffic controllers to those responsible for launching nuclear missiles. Very credible witnesses. They talk about reverse-(engineered) technology taken from captured or destroyed alien craft.”
McKinnon also provided Wired Magazine with testimony from, “A NASA photographic expert said that there was a Building 8 at Johnson Space Center where they regularly airbrushed out images of UFOs from the high-resolution satellite imaging. I logged on to NASA and was able to access this department. They had huge, high-resolution images stored in their picture files. They had filtered and unfiltered, or processed and unprocessed, files.”
“My dialup 56K connection was very slow trying to download one of these picture files. As this was happening, I had remote control of their desktop, and by adjusting it to 4-bit color and low screen resolution, I was able to briefly see one of these pictures. It was a silvery, cigar-shaped object with geodesic spheres on either side. There were no visible seams or riveting. There was no reference to the size of the object and the picture was taken presumably by a satellite looking down on it. The object didn’t look manmade or anything like what we have created. Because I was using a Java application, I could only get a screenshot of the picture — it did not go into my temporary internet files. At my crowning moment, someone at NASA discovered what I was doing and I was disconnected.”
I also got access to Excel spreadsheets. One was titled “Non-Terrestrial Officers.” It contained names and ranks of U.S. Air Force personnel who are not registered anywhere else. It also contained information about ship-to-ship transfers, but I’ve never seen the names of these ships noted anywhere else.
Banned from using the internet, Gary also spoke to Spencer Kelly to tell his side of the story, ahead of his extradition hearing on Wednesday, 10 May. You can read what he had to say here.
Spencer Kelly: Here’s your list of charges: you hacked into the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Department of Defense, and Nasa, amongst other things. Why?
Gary McKinnon: I was in search of suppressed technology, laughingly referred to as UFO technology. I think it’s the biggest kept secret in the world because of its comic value, but it’s a very important thing.
Old-age pensioners can’t pay their fuel bills, countries are invaded to award oil contracts to the West, and meanwhile secretive parts of the secret government are sitting on suppressed technology for free energy.
SK: How did you go about trying to find the stuff you were looking for in Nasa, in the Department of Defense?
GM: Unlike the press would have you believe, it wasn’t very clever. I searched for blank passwords, I wrote a tiny Perl script that tied together other people’s programs that search for blank passwords, so you could scan 65,000 machines in just over eight minutes.
SK: So you’re saying that you found computers which had a high-ranking status, administrator status, which hadn’t had their passwords set – they were still set to default?
GM: Yes, precisely.
SK: Were you the only hacker to make it past the slightly lower-than-expected lines of defence?
GM: Yes, exactly, there were no lines of defence. There was a permanent tenancy of foreign hackers. You could run a command when you were on the machine that showed connections from all over the world, check the IP address to see if it was another military base or whatever, and it wasn’t…
SK: Over what kind of period were you hacking into these computers? Was it a one-time only, or for the course of a week?
GM: Oh no, it was a couple of years.
SK: And you went unnoticed for a couple of years?
GM: Oh yes. I used to be careful about the hours.
SK: So you would log on in the middle of the night, say?
GM: Yes, I’d always be juggling different time zones. Doing it at night time there’s hopefully not many people around. But there was one occasion when a network engineer saw me and actually questioned me and we actually talked to each other via WordPad, which was very, very strange.
SK: So what did he say? And what did you say?
GM: He said “What are you doing?” which was a bit shocking. I told him I was from Military Computer Security, which he fully believed.
SK: Did you find what you were looking for?
SK: Tell us about it.
GM: There was a group called the Disclosure Project. They published a book which had 400 expert witnesses ranging from civilian air traffic controllers, through military radar operators, right up to the chaps who were responsible for whether or not to launch nuclear missiles.
They are some very credible, relied upon people, all saying yes, there is UFO technology, there’s anti-gravity, there’s free energy, and it’s extra-terrestrial in origin, and we’ve captured spacecraft and reverse-engineered it.
SK: What did you find inside Nasa?
GM: One of these people was a Nasa photographic expert, and she said that in building eight of Johnson Space Centre they regularly airbrushed out images of UFOs from the high-resolution satellite imaging. What she said was there was there: there were folders called “filtered” and “unfiltered”, “processed” and “raw”, something like that.
I got one picture out of the folder, and bearing in mind this is a 56k dial-up, so a very slow internet connection, in dial-up days, using the remote control programme I turned the colour down to 4bit colour and the screen resolution really, really low, and even then the picture was still juddering as it came onto the screen.
But what came on to the screen was amazing. It was a culmination of all my efforts. It was a picture of something that definitely wasn’t man-made.
It was above the Earth’s hemisphere. It kind of looked like a satellite. It was cigar-shaped and had geodesic domes above, below, to the left, the right and both ends of it, and although it was a low-resolution picture it was very close up.
This thing was hanging in space, the earth’s hemisphere visible below it, and no rivets, no seams, none of the stuff associated with normal man-made manufacturing.
SK: Is it possible this is an artist’s impression?
GM: I don’t know… For me, it was more than a coincidence. This woman has said: “This is what happens, in this building, in this space centre”. I went into that building, that space centre, and saw exactly that.
SK: Do you have a copy of this? It came down to your machine.
GM: No, the graphical remote viewer works frame by frame. It’s a Java application, so there’s nothing to save on your hard drive, or at least if it is, only one frame at a time.
SK: So did you get the one frame?
SK: What happened?
GM: Once I was cut off, my picture just disappeared.
SK: You were actually cut off the time you were downloading the picture?
GM: Yes, I saw the guy’s hand move across.
SK: You acknowledge that what you did was against the law, it was wrong, don’t you?
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by Peter Tremblay
Photos taken of ancient hieroglyphics on different visits by individuals to Egypt, distinctively show a military-looking helicopter, an aeroplane, a submarine, and even some kind of alien spacecraft. Photos which accompany this article, were further documented to have been taken in 1996 and 1997.
The glyphs suggest that Extraterrestrials have shown an interest and have demonstrated the capability to rule over humanity. The glyphs also suggest that similar technologies today, that apparently existed thousands of years ago, may have originated from a similar source. Indeed, Dr. Michael Salla has suggested the current existence of military-industrial-extraterrestrial complex that has access to “exotic technologies” which include time-travel. If these technologies existed thousands of years ago, wouldn’t time travel by a related group account for the re-introduction of the same technologies?
Retired NATO Commander, Rhodes Scholar, and four-star general Wes Clark — who made a late October 2003 entry in the 2004 U.S. Presidential race following a successful draft campaign — made comments in reference to “time travel” as an important area of research that was quite attainable. Perhaps according to scholarly testimony like Dr. Salla, and other researchers of UFO phenomenon, such technology has already been developed, this LINK
Bill Hobbs further records that Clark said on the U.S. Presidential campaign trial, that he thinks that time travel is possible and that it will be accomplished. And he strongly implied that as president, he would openly allocate federal money to develop it. LINK Indeed, if such an “exotic technology” was already developed, then the elites who presided over any such technology would be able to evaluate the American public’s reaction to such information.
Could time travelling manipulative extraterrestrials that presided over the destruction of previous human civilizations, use time travel as a means of selectively seeking to influence sentient races at different stages of the technological development of various planetary civilizations?
In 1848, one of numerous archaeological expeditions working in Egypt discovered strange hieroglyphs at the height of about ten metres right above the entrance to the Seti Temple in Abydos. The walls were apparently covered with the strange signs that greatly puzzled researchers. The only thing the researchers realized at once was that they had discovered some images of strange mechanisms that nobody ever saw before.
“The archaeological expedition carefully copied the mysterious signs on the temple walls, and the hieroglyphs gave rise to endless disputes and heated debates among Egyptologists. As a result, majority of Egyptologists arrived at a conclusion at that time that there were just strange objects drawn in different variations, ” documents the Russian newspaper Pravda. LINK
Researchers of the 19th century failed to understand what ancient Egyptians actually drew on the temple walls. Like any sensation the mysterious Abydos hieroglyphs were absolutely forgotten some time later.
In about 150 years, the respectable Arab newspaper Al-Sharq Al-Awsat published several evocative photos taken in the Amon Ra Temple in Karnak. At that, the newspaper asked its readers whether they believed that ancient Egyptians knew about battle aviation. The photos showed an ancient artist(s) engraved a battle helicopter with a distinct rotor and a tail unit. Nearby, the artist depicted several other aircrafts astonishingly resembling contemporary supersonic fighters and heavy strategic bombers.
The Russian article from Pravda titled “Ancient Egyptians used helicopters and airplanes for battles?” documents that “After the thought provoking publication of the photos it became clear why Egyptologists of the 19th century could not tell what was depicted on the walls of the temple in Abydos.” LINK.
Indeed, the nineteenth century researchers did not know how helicopters and aircrafts look.
Well-known Egyptologist Alan Alford left to the Nile banks to study the Abydos mystery. The researcher studied the mysterious hieroglyphs and made sure that what seemed absolutely incredible was in fact quite real. Alford told journalists that ancient Egyptians had depicted a real helicopter model as if they made the engravings from life. LINK Some of the depictions by artists thousands of years ago, are still apparently unknown.
These photos were met with the usual attempts by operatives of a modern era, who are paid by the Establishment, and who operate in a cloak of secrecy, to spin an accompanying web of deceit and dis-information. LINK
These photos are further accompanied by archaeological findings in Egypt of alien skulls attributed to an oppressive apparent human-extraterrestrial hybrid race. Professor Zecharia Sitichin’s research further supports eyewitness accounts by indigenous and other peoples, about numerous skulls of human-extraterrestrial hybrid race that have been photographed.
Joel Mills in the process of producing the CD-ROM “The Secrets of Stargate.” sought to collect photographs of giant skulls of apparent human-extraterrestrial hybrid races. These skulls were later apparently censored from the producing of the CD-ROM. Notwithstanding this “these skulls are so numerous in the area of the Nasca desert in South America, that you can find small makeshift museums in the backyards of the locals.”
Mr. Mills believed that these alien skulls and related artefacts proved that original Stargate film (1994) of an interseller time teleportation mechanism could be not simply some sort of science fiction fantasy.
Wikpedia documents that the film and later developed television series was based upon the following storyline:
|“The United States civilian government holds the Stargate’s existence a secret, so story lines present no contradiction between the episode’s events and reality. In the story, many Earth mythologies are in fact based upon events involving aliens who visited or controlled Earth civilizations in the distant past.”Posing as gods, Manipulative Extraterrestrials were presented as enslaving the inhabitants of ancient Egypt, creating its culture and religion. These malevolent aliens were presented as using Stargates to move labourers from Earth to other habitable planets. The aliens were also depicted as being forced to flee Earth following a successful rebellion by the humans, and the Stargate was buried and forgotten until its rediscovery in Giza, Egypt, 1928.|
Adolf Hilter has been historically documented as being a member of the UFO oriented Thule society, before his rise to power. Nazi Germany was allegedly inspired from his contacts with representatives of alleged Great Pyramid inspiring Extraterrestrial “Aryan” civilizations. This has been documented in the article titled, “The Aliens of the Golden Dawn”. LINK
In the book entitled The Dawn of Magic by Louis Pauwells and Jacques Bergier first published in France under the title Le Matin des Magiciens 1960, Hitler was documented as having indicated: “The new man is living amongst us now! He is here!” exclaimed Hitler, triumphantly… I will tell you a secret. I have seen the new man. He is intrepid and cruel. I was afraid of him.” LINK
Did the same group of time-travelling Extraterrestrials that provide military technology that were drawn on the Egyptian glyphs, also seek to funnel technology to Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany so as to effectuate an agenda to run planet Earth as “Aryan” custodial gods, over the enslaving of humanity?
Local guides in Peru explained their church leaders feel the skulls of apparent ancient ruling castes of human-alien hybrids, are “the work of the devil”, and the offspring of the fallen angels in the Bible.
With this in mind, learned scholar and author John Lash in Metahistory.org documents ancient Gnostics as seeking to warn humanity about intelligent inorganic life possessing demonic consciousness that were presented in Gnostic cosmology to be Archons or “fallen angels”.
Findings prove that the Archonic rulers of these apparently technologically advanced societies, shared the common bond of huge skulls and brains that probably provided them with highly developed intellectual capabilities. This information has been allegedly shared by secret societies and religious leaders for hundreds of years. These pictures have been described by viewers as showing “proof of beings from another world” interacting with humans LINK
Egypt’s King Akhenaton and his daughters were allegedly proud of their “distinct features” (elongated skulls) and the true facts of this royal family are shrouded in controversy. LINK.
Some historians paid by the Establishment to create dis-information, point out that the giant skulls of this family are simply a deformity caused by inbreeding. Others discount this and claim that it is the art style of the Armana period. LINK.
Ignatius Donnelly in his book entitled Atlantis, The Antedeluvian World explores historical accounts of a Continent that existed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean that sank into the sea. He documents that before it sank, the apparent Human-Manipulative Extraterrestrial hybrid rulers left for Egypt, Mexico and Peru and became rulers of newfound apocalyptical empires with Great Pyramids, that were based around oppressive religious-militaristic cults. He found information about elongated apparent alien-human hybrid skulls hidden in the Library of Congress in Washington. Perhaps “the sinking” of Atlantis had something to do with a military attempt of these alien-human hybrids to seize and take control of Atlantis as an allegedly highly advanced human civilization?
When President Alberto Fujimori took power in Peru he had decided to allow the skulls to be photographed. The Peruvian government had indicated to a researcher that “these unusual skulls could be found in many museums in Peru and excavations were uncovering them even now near the Nasca Plateau.” LINK.
Brad Steiger’s book entitled Worlds Before our Own presented evidence that previous earth civilizations were destroyed possibly by very sophisticated nuclear weapons, in a catastrophic war on Earth of intergalactic proportions, involving different alien civilizations . If this is the case, then these glyps corroborate Dr. Salla’s research of a military-industrial-extraterrestrial complex that once again may be taking humanity into a path of planetary destruction for whatever alien agenda might exist.
Dr. Salla in “A Report on the Motivations and Activities of Extraterrestrial Races – A Typology of the Most Significant Extraterrestrial Races Interacting with Humanity” in Exopolitics, revised January 1, 2005 documents that Clifford Stone, a retired U.S. army Sergeant who served in the U.S. Army for 22 years and participated in covert operations to retrieve crashed extraterrestrial ships and extraterrestrial biological entities (EBE’s), revealed there were a total of 57 extraterrestrial races known by UFO and Extraterrestrial dis-information operatives. LINK.
Dr. Salla further reveals that apparent Manipulative Extraterrestrials (in contrast with socially responsible and Ethical Extraterrestrials) have sought to introduce military technologies through ego and greed driven elites, that have literally sold their soul to gain access to these technologies. Dr. Salla indicates that Manipulative Extraterrestrials having exploited short-sighted human elites, have instigated a “range of systemic global problems.”
Indeed, if there are, for example, baseball and football players as well as track and field stars, who are willing to sell out their personal health by taking steroids in order to get more money and in their apparent view, “more glory, just think how many corrupt human politicians, in turn, would be correspondingly willing to similarly sell out their soul to manipulative aliens in their quest for their sought prize of short-sighted planetary power.
Dr. Salla’s further documents alleged interactions between Manipulative extraterrestrial races and empire-driven human elites as having “reached agreements with, and even collaborated in a number of joint projects.”
Gary McKinnon in a Wired Magazine article titled “‘UFO Hacker’ Tells What He Found” indicates that, “I also got access to Excel spreadsheets. One was titled “Non-Terrestrial Officers.” Mr. McKinnon uncovered what he indicated appeared to be orbiting alien spacecraft, that would then be systematically airbrushed out of high resolution satellite images.
Could nuclear weapons itself, which human elites now seek to threaten Iran toward a global nuclear holocaust, also have been introduced through human elite collaborations with manipulative alien toward a global conquest agenda?
Secrets of the Lost Races writer Rene Noorbergen reveals scientific research on ancient Pyramids that have been in turn linked to Human-Extraterrestrial hybrid races, have also demonstrated traces of nuclear radiation consistent with a pre-historic nuclear war.
In South America the Brazilian ruins of Sete Ciddaes are enormously revealing. Author Noorbergen in Secrets of the Lost Races writes of “ruins melted by apocalyptic energies…”! Elsewhere, in Mesopotamia sizeable ziggurats — a form of early pyramid — have been found melted to their base in a vitrified mass! LINK.
In the article “Nuclear Wars in Antiquity”, by author Harry Hinde further documents the following:
“In the Arabian desert blackened stones litter the sands over a wide area, showing signs of having been subjected to intense radiation. In Israel the location of the Dead Sea and it’s mysterious connection with Sodom and Gomorrah bears evidence of an amazing focus of heat that is thought to have gouged out the entire area in a massive explosion. Vitrified rock created under intense pressure, is a frequent discovery, and in 1952 archaeologists discovered a vitrified area of sand that stretched out over hundreds of square feet! Apparently deposits like this are similar to those left behind at the White Sands atomic testing site in America.” LINK.
“In fact wherever we look in the world the baffling enigma of vitrified ruins challenges our intellect! From Peru, to Scotland and Scandinavia; to the plateau’s of China and India, this indelible evidence attests to some undeniably violent act.” LINK.
Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods? has presented theories of ancient astronauts constituting a possible intergalactic alien invasion force, landing on Earth. Von Daniken links Great Pyramid like structures on Mars to similar looking Great Pyramids on Earth, as the alleged basis of fascistic alien colonies on Earth. The well-documented humanoid face on Mars — that has apparently been also subsequently subjected to elite-directed air-brushing toward an alien disinformation campaign — has also been cited as evidence of malevolent alien migrations to Earth.
Rene Noorbergen further documents charred ruins to be found between the River Ganges in India and the mountains of Rajamahal. “The walls have been glazed, corroded, and split by tremendous heat. Within several of the buildings that remain standing even the surfaces of the stone furniture have been vitrified: melted then crystallised. No natural burning flame or volcanic eruption could have produced heat intense enough to cause this phenomenon. Only the heat released through atomic energy could have done this damage.” Also in this same region a human body was discovered with a radioactivity “which was fifty times above the normal level”. LINK
Mr Lash is Metahistory.org documents, that Gnostic research uncovered intrusion by intelligent inorganic Manipulative Extraterrestrials that are native to other planets in Earth’s solar system that sought to instigate violence among humans in a “divide, conquest and rule” agenda. Manipulative aliens through opportunistic time periods of terrestrial conflicts on Earth, would likely find many zealot human elites willing to do anything in order to acquire military technology to destroy each other for their own conquest agenda with “hybrid” confederates. Mr. Lash documents the extent to which alien-inspired organized religion has provided a context for sowing bigotries, and an ensuing culture of violence, that can “ripen” into the kind of militarism which now shapes American foreign policy.
The so-called “War on Terror” could be in fact an Manipulative Extraterrestrial ruse for an evolving alien agenda, against human rights, spiritual free will, and sovereignty. Appreciating Manipulative Extraterrestrial intrusion on the development of human civilization could very well illuminate such catastrophes from the Holocaust against the Jews, the genocide in Rwanda where human elites turned their back on, and on-goings acts of oppression and barbarity on our planet.
Mr. Lash cites Gnostics as having illuminated that individuals who seek to appreciate Manipulative Extraterrestrial infiltration of Earthbound human society must introspectively come to grips with what it means to be human. After doing that through a process of critical inner spiritual reflection (free of externally imposed alien inspired organized religious dogma) individuals can readily be able to also detect Manipulative Extraterrestrial infiltration.
Adult human beings can observe the human spirit in its rawest form as being manifested in the newborn infant that smiles and that seeks to reach out to other human beings in a spirit of empathy, free of bigotry and the violence, that has been conditioned through alien-inspired organized religions.
Extraterrestrial infiltration of humanity is evident among subsequent development of certain constituencies of human beings who are driven by exploitation, greed, and violence, and who then seek to oppressively lash out at other human beings to perpetuate their alien-induced exploitation agenda.
Brad Steiger suggests that humans must learn the mistakes committed in the past in an apparent previous cycle(s) on nuclear and general apocalyptical destruction, in order to avoid humanity being once again manipulated into an elite-inspired agenda of exploitation, oppression, and destruction.
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