Monday, March 28, 2011

The James Corbett Report and Causes of Japan Earthquake Discussed (videos)



My previous post on this subject:
http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2011/03/fukushima.html

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Radiation Rising in Fukushima

This is James Corbett of corbettreport.com with your Sunday Update for this 27th day of March, 2011. And now for the real news.

The crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan's northeast became even more desire this weekend with Japanese government spokesman Yukio Amano warning yesterday that Japan was "still far from the end of the accident." Amano's warning comes as the Tokyo Electric Power Co announced today that radioactivity in water discovered in the turbine housing unit of reactor no. 2 is now 10 million times higher than normal. [NOTE: TEPCO has since retracted that statement, saying it is only 100,000 times higher than normal.]

Now the spread of the radioactive contamination has been discovered to be even worse than previously thought, with radiation levels over 30 kilometres away from the plant found to be 40% higher than the annual radiation limit set for the general public.

This comes on the back of reports yesterday showing that radioactivity in seawater samples taken within a few hundred meters of the plant contains concentrations of radioactive iodine-131 over 1200 times higher than the legal limit.

The Japanese government updated that figure earlier today to show that that number has again increased, with radioactivity levels now over 1800 times higher than legal limits.

Official assurances that these readings and reports do not pose a significant risk to the general public are wearing thin as more evidence emergences of obfuscation and coverup by TEPCO about what is happening at the plant.

Yesterday TEPCO officials acknowledged that they had covered up the high radiation levels in the underground levels of the turbine building of one of the reactors, and that they had deliberately withheld that information from pertinent third parties.

Last week Hirose Takashi, a researcher at the Aomori Prefectural Industrial Research Institute and a man who has written extensively on nuclear power went on Japanese TV to point out the lies that are being told about the supposed safety of this radiation.

"They are saying stupid things like, why, we are exposed to radiation all the time in our daily life, we get radiation from outer space. But that's one millisievert per year. A year has 365 days, a day has 24 hours; multiply 365 by 24, you get 8760. Multiply the 400 millisieverts by that, you get 3,500,000 the normal dose. You call that safe?"

Many are now expressing concern that the Japanese government's moves to quietly raise legal radiation limits in a number of areas indicates a tacit acknowledgement that increased radiation exposure will continue to be a daily reality for residents of Japan for the foreseeable future.

On March 17th, the government raised the radiation exposure limits for emergency workers at the Fukushima plant from 100 millisieverts to 250 millisieverts.

On March 22nd, the government announced that they were raising the bar for access to decontamination from 6,000 counts per minute to 100,000 counts per minute.

And now the International Commission on Radiological Protection is recommending that the Japanese government raise allowable radiation exposure limits for the general public from 1 millisievert per year to 100 millisieverts per year, not because the fundamental laws of physics and human biology have changed, but to stop people from moving out of the effected areas.

Meanwhile in the American media, some are now attempting to make fun of the situation, actually saying that increased radiation levels are good for you.

Ann Coulter talks about radiation being good for you. [found here]

Infowars.com has contacted Ann Coulter's staff to offer to pay for a first class flight to Tokyo and to pay her usual speaking fee to go to the site and drink the radioactive water there, but Coulter has so far refused to do so.

As the unfolding nuclear crisis continues to develop, look for ongoing coverage and updates at corbettreport.com



Radiation Rising at Fukushima - Sunday Update


What Caused 3/11 Earthquake


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This is the audio for the James Corbett Report Podcast # 179. More info:
http://www.corbettreport.com/episode-179-what-caused-the-311-earthquake/

Japan is just tallying up the damage from the devestating earthquake that struck off the northeast coast on March 11th, but it is clear that this was one of the most powerful earthquakes in modern Japanese history. Now, some are asking whether this was a natural earthquake or if it was precipitated by human activities. Join us this week as we go in search of a man-made fingerprint on the 3/11 earthquake.

HAARP, conspiracy theories and more




The Japanese Crisis - New World Next Week


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Welcome back to http://NewWorldNextWeek.com - the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in alternative news and open source intelligence. This week we focus exclusively on the unfolding tragedies in Japan:

Story #1: Cremation Delayed as Japan Buries Disaster Dead
http://ur1.ca/3nfev
Related: Number of Dead and Missing in Japan Tops 22,000
http://ur1.ca/3nff0

Story #2: Tokyo Water 'Unsafe for Children'
http://ur1.ca/3nff6
Related: Radiation Detected in Tokyo's Tap Water;
Smoke Prompts New Evacuation of Leaking Nuclear Plant
http://ur1.ca/3nffd

Story #3: Japan Earthquake, Tsunami Likely World's Costliest Natural Disaster at $309 billion
http://ur1.ca/3nfff
Related: World Bank Says Japan Economy to Start Recovery in 4th Quarter
http://ur1.ca/3nffh

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Law Enforcement shooting citizens in the back with shotguns and getting away with it

I found the two below photos [here] by doing an image search using the words, "law enforcement klansman with shotgun," not in quotes. I am doing a post on Jonathan Daniels. The Wikipedia article on Daniels [found here], cut and pasted below two unrelated photos.


Four Texas Klansmen, from left, John Grindle, 30, his younger brothers, Joseph, 24, and George "Rusty,' 29 and their brother-in-law, William Pete Lofton, 49, all lost their businesses and jobs after they were photographed without their Klan hoods. Photo by Ron Laytner, Edit International



John Grindle, 30, Klan member from Livingston, Texas, poses with son John Jr., 6, with Bible and portrait of the Klan's Imperial Grand Wizard. 'Signs of the Anti-Christ," according to the Klan, are peace movements, the United Nations, Jewry and communism. Photo by Ron Laytner, Edit International

I went to a [New Hampshire High School performance] of, "Our Town," last night. I learned about Jonathan Daniels and another member of the clergy being shot in back with shotguns where the law enforcement officer was not punished. Not much has changed today. They are just slicker, have more tools, and are less obvious with their abuse. The Irish, Italian, Jewish, and other Mafias, along with the offspring of Ku Klux Klan members can sit in the same bleachers cheering on the same teams their kids play together in, intermarry, and some are part of an even bigger, more inclusive version of the Ku Klux Klan, the insiders in government Mafia. It is even a bigger version of them against us.

The Ku Klux Klan infiltrated law enforcement, the courts, town hall, and major businesses in areas for long periods of our American past. Something similar exists today. Outsiders who get mouthy, want a piece of the pie, or want social justice are still targeted, jailed on trumped up charges, all court cases rigged, are financially ruined, have their families and reputations ruined, and some are even still tortured and murdered, just not hung from a nearby tree as a message.

Blogspot, youtube, etc are all Google. Google is allegedly NSA. I was asked for a phone number by google inorder to continue to blog. It is only a matter of time before even little voices like mine are silenced on the web. Let's see if they'll censor or not allow plays written with a sense of educating others in what is really going on behind the modern curtain of Oz.


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Jonathan Myrick Daniels (March 20, 1939 – August 20, 1965) was an Episcopal seminarian, killed for his work in the American civil rights movement. His death helped galvanize support for the civil rights movement within the Episcopal church. He is regarded as a martyr in the Episcopal church.[1][2] One of the five elementary schools in his hometown of Keene, New Hampshire is named in memory of him.

Biography:
Born in Keene, New Hampshire, Jonathan Myrick Daniels was the child of Phillip Brock Daniels (14 July 1904 - December 1959), a Congregationalist physician, and Constance Weaver (20 August 1905 - 9 January 1984). Daniels joined the Episcopal Church as a young man and considered a career in the ministry as early as high school. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute after graduating from Keene High School,[3] where he began to question his religious faith during his sophomore year, possibly because his father died and his sister Emily suffered an extended illness at the same time. He graduated as valedictorian of his class and, in the fall of 1961, entered Harvard University to study English Literature. In the spring of 1962, Daniels was attending an Easter service at the Church of the Advent in Boston, and felt his doubt disappear, to be replaced with a renewed conviction that he was being called to serve God. Soon after, he decided to pursue ordination, and after a period of working out family financial problems, he applied and was accepted to Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, starting his studies in 1963 and expecting to graduate in 1966.

Civil Rights work:
In March 1965, Daniels answered the call of Dr. Martin Luther King, who asked that students and clergy come to Selma, Alabama, to take part in a march to the state capital in Montgomery. Daniels and several other seminary students left for Alabama on Thursday, and had intended to only stay the weekend, but Daniels and friend Judith Upham missed the bus home. Forced to stay a little longer, Daniels and Upham realized how badly it must appear to the native civil rights workers that they were only willing to stay a few days. Convinced they should stay longer, the two went back to school just long enough to request permission to spend the rest of the semester in Selma, studying on their own and returning at the end of the term to take exams. Daniels stayed with a local African-American family, the West family. During the next months, Daniels devoted himself to integrating the local Episcopal church, taking groups of young African-Americans to the church, where they were usually scowled at or ignored. In May, Daniels traveled back to school to take his semester exams, and having passed, he came back to Alabama in July to continue his work. Among his other work, Daniels helped assemble a list of federal, state, and local agencies that could provide assistance to those in need. He also tutored children, helped poor locals apply for aid, and worked to register

Murder:
On August 13, 1965, Daniels, in a group of 29 protesters, went to picket whites-only stores in the small town of Fort Deposit, Alabama. All of the protesters were arrested and taken to jail in the nearby town of Hayneville. Five juvenile protesters were released the next day. The rest of the group was held for six days; they refused to accept bail unless everyone was bailed. Finally, on August 20, the prisoners were released without transport back to Fort Deposit. After release, the group waited by a road near the jail. Daniels with three others—a white Catholic priest and two black protesters—went down the street to get a cold soft drink at Varner's Grocery Store, one of the few local stores that would serve nonwhites. They were met at the front by Tom L. Coleman, an engineer for the state highway department and unpaid special deputy, who wielded a shotgun. The man threatened the group, and finally leveled his gun at sixteen-year-old Ruby Sales. Daniels pushed Sales down to the ground and caught the full blast of the gun. He was killed instantly. The priest, Richard F. Morrisroe, grabbed the other protester and ran. Coleman shot Morrisroe, wounding him in the lower back.[4] Coleman was subsequently acquitted of manslaughter charges by an all-white jury.[5] Richmond Flowers, Sr., the then Attorney General of Alabama, described the verdict as representing the "democratic process going down the drain of irrationality, bigotry and improper law enforcement." [6] Coleman died at age 86 on June 13, 1997 without having faced any further prosecution. [7]

Commemoration:

One of the five elementary schools in his hometown of Keene, New Hampshire, is named after him.[1] He is also one of forty martyrs memorialized at Southern Poverty Law Center's Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama. In 2010, a commemorative pilgrimage in Hayneville included Ruby Sales and Bishop Todd Ousley of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan.[8]

Jonathan Myrick Daniels was listed as a martyr by the Episcopal Church in 1991, his name added to the official church calendar of "Lesser Feasts and Fasts" for the date August 14.[5][9]



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The new worldwide corporate bankster version of the KKK?:
http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2011/03/from-world-war-ii-cooked-radar-station.html


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Ray McGovern, CIA's Al Qaeda, and Illegal War on Libya?



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How the FBI and Organized Crime are one in the same (video):
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The Orange Men, The KKK, and Founding Father James Wilson?



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The Machine is Changing Us

The below image of Aldous Huxley, author of "Brave New World", was [found here] with this quote:
"“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”




George Orwell, 1984, and Huxley discussed in video [here]

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Torture is a felony:
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Saturday, March 26, 2011

"Our Town", High School Play Performance 2011


Frank Sinatra photo with "Our Town" reference [found here]

I watched a play in New Hampshire performed by High School students. The play is about a fictional town in New Hampshire, and might be the most performed play in the USA. I can see why.

There were many high school students' eyes that weren't dry at the end of the performance, both in the audience and in the cast. The play does make one think about their own life, where they are, and what is most important. Family and other relationships are also something to ponder.

So, during the play I thought about my life the last 2 weeks, and the crap that happened for my reasons to blog.

In the last 2 weeks, what has got my attention is some of the stories I've heard on NHPR, NPR, and Vermont Public Radio. There was a piece on children and older people falling in love with robots that ask how they are doing, and mimic human expressions. Another piece was on the victims of African military gangs cutting off limbs, raping, robbing, and murdering victims all over Africa. Also, what is happening in Libya and Japan is front and center.

At the play, I talked to a member of the clergy about [Jonathan Daniels], a New Hampshire man who went down to Alabama at the request of Martin Luther King to help minorities register to vote. Daniels was jailed for his efforts, and then shot in the back with a shot gun. [story]

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Racism, Dirty Tricks, Surveillance, and Official Drug Dealing


Martin Luther King Jr.

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The US, F ups, and the CIA



Charles Nesbitt Wilson

Friday, March 25, 2011

From World War II Cooked Radar Station Birds to HAARP


Image stolen [from here]

I have heard the old wives' tale of birds being cooked by World War II Radar Station antennas being the precipitate of today's microwave ovens. There is also the amazing work and ideas of Nikola Tesla (scroll down for video), the father of wireless transmission of energy, wireless internet, satellite transmissions, all from patents over 100 years old. Mega corporations and governments are always trying to discover beneficial and not so warm and fuzzy uses for new technology and devices.

It is not a well hidden secret that the powerful are willing and able to conduct human experimentation. An example is infecting the "inferior races" with VD, and withholding the cure. The CIA was famous for conducting LSD experiments on unsuspecting people, allegedly even dosing multiple cars on a New York Subway and an entire village in France. Do some research yourself there is a wealth of information in the history.

It is possible to make a computer fry using WiFi, instructions are sent, the fan is shut off, the hard drive, and processor are instructed to overwork and the computer fries. Do you think State Police Intelligence Departments and other domestic and international spy agencies don't use such simple technology? How about making a home's or business' computers, electronics, and all electrical equipment fry using electronic pulses? Police have the ability to shut any vehicle down using a device that fries all computer and electrical equipment on a car, instantly. It isn't far fetched that this technology can be beamed from a satellite, or mobile device mounted to a vehicle or helicopter.

Can HAARP alter weather, cause earth quakes, disable countries and militaries worldwide on the whim of some corporate bankster elitist? Would those who possess such technology be able to rule through, threat, intimidation, and manipulation? Ask yourself who brought Small Pox infected blankets as gifts to friendly natives.

Can technology be used for crowd control, mass murder, and for frying pesky citizens to death in their homes from space?


Aaron Dykes: Review of Dr. Paul Kossey, HAARP Program Director and What HAARP Can Do 1/2


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Flashback: Alex Jones' classic interview with HAARP program director Dr. Paul Kossey




March 22, 2011
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HAARP antenna array in Gakona, Alaska. Photo credit Michael Kleiman, Air Force, Source: Wikimedia Commons
FLASHBACK: Alex Jones' June 24, 2008 interview with Dr. Paul Kossey, H.A.A.R.P. Program Manager for Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate (operating out of Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts).


Dr. Paul Kossey was featured in a Popular Science article from June 18, 2008:


The Military's Mystery Machine

The High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP, has been called a missile-defense tool and a mind-control device. The truth is a bit less ominous

One application government scientists are particularly interested in is turning the lower ionosphere into a tool for broadcasting radio signals or bouncing them around the curvature of the Earth. By beaming a signal ranging from 2.8 to 10 megahertz into the ionosphere and then pulsing the signal, HAARP stimulates what's called a "virtual antenna"—a radio interaction that causes the ionosphere to send a very low-frequency signal back down to Earth. The phenomenon could theoretically improve submarine communication. Because salty, conductive seawater absorbs high-frequency radio waves, submarines currently operate with wires that reach up into shallow depths to receive usable radio signals. Low-frequency signals like the ones HAARP generates in the ionosphere could allow subs to operate at much deeper depths. "It's a real signal that comes from space as though there were an antenna up there," says Paul Kossey, HAARP program manager for the Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate. "But there's no wire doing it."

http://www.infowars.com/flashback-alex-jones-classic-interview-with-dr-paul-k...



Aaron Dykes: Review of Dr. Paul Kossey, HAARP Program Director and What HAARP Can Do 2/2


American Mass Murder Weapon?


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You might see police in the US pull up to crowds in US cities when there might be some sort of political protest.

The selling point on the "Active Denial System" is that is safe and non-lethal.

Special sniper units of mainly White State Police officers, were allegedly used to execute African Americans in the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina hit, during the news Black Out. The bodies were allegedly stacked into tractor trailers with "refers" to keep the bodies from smelling. Allegedly two of these such trailers were flown over deep water by Chinook helicopters and dropped in.

An officer, deployed in New Orleans, Louisiana, told me that they would be working on a more efficient way to take care of "unwanted" citizens during national emergencies or in the event Martial Law is declared.

If there is to be a Mass Murder plan inside the US, the "Active Denial System" could be set to "high" and citizens could sizzle and pop on sidewalks. Loaders could scoop up the toast and ooze and dump it in standard container ship container ship containers, trucked to port, and then dumped out in the ocean right off the ship. Or, where cargo trains are loaded on US Downtowns, makeshift outdoor prison camps could be set up, citizens could be fried to a crisp in an organized fashion, loaded on trains, and then America is George W. Bush-style "sanitized".



They tried to make the world forget his name - Nikola Tesla the greatest Inventor of all time


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Nikola Tesla - The Forgotten Wizard

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The life story and work of Nikola Tesla. He invented AC electricity, Neon Lights, Radio transmission, The Electric motor, Wireless electricity transfer, Remote control, Hydraulics, Lasers, Space weapons, Robotics, and many, many more things.

Some Electromechanical devices and principles developed by Tesla:

* various devices that use rotating magnetic fields (1882)
* induction motor and high frequency alternator
* means for increasing the intensity of electrical oscillations
* alternating current long-distance electrical transmission system (1888)
* Tesla coil
* bladeless turbine
* bifilar coil
* Telegeodynamics
* systems for wireless communication (prior art for the invention of radio) and radio frequency oscillators
* robotics and the "AND" logic gate
* X-rays Tubes using the bremsstrahlung process
* devices for ionized gases
* devices for high field emission
* devices for charged particle beams
* methods for providing extremely low level of resistance to the passage of electrical current
* voltage multiplication circuitry
* devices for high voltage discharges
* devices for lightning protection
* Magnifying Transmitter
* VTOL aircraft
* Dynamic theory of gravity
* concepts for electric vehicles
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Aaron Russo - Reflections And Warnings 3/7


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Aaron Russo had become close friends with Nick Rockefeller but ended the friendship after learning about him and his banker friends plans to control the world. Alex Jones interviewed Aaron where he tells what he had learned from Nick and the plans the elites have for people. Aaron passed away in 2007 after his battle with cancer.

RAP NEWS 5: News World Order - the war on journalism (ft. Julian Assange)


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Who let the Logs out!? Wikileaks drops 400,000 classified documents shedding new light on the Iraq war—the biggest leak of classified military documents in history—sending shockwaves across the Fourth Estate. Rap News marks the occasion by inviting into the studio the former US Secretary of Offense, Donald Rumsfeld. But what starts out as a conventional Rap News interview soon descends into mayhem as the live feed is hijacked by News World Order, eager to spin the record like a disc jockey on crack. Enter Bill O'Really, the champion of Fair & Balanced journalism, dragging us screaming into the No Spine Zone. Only divine intervention can save us now, from a fate worse than death. But beware of imitators; not all is what it seems to be! Join us for a rollercoaster episode of Rap News, featuring a very very special guest appearance.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Fukushima



I did a image search for the term, "Fukushima Reactor," and the above image was a choice. The below is an excerpt from [this post].


Japan’s Radioactive Fallout – The Truth (Part 2 of 6)

Posted By Mimenta on March 23, 2011

A large nuclear reactor can generate enough steam to generate power for a whole city and creates about 1 kilogram of waste. That’s brilliant! It sounds really environmentally friendly – too good to be true. . .

It is and we’ll look at the rest of the story – the part they don’t tell you!

Now the rest of the truth truth:

  • That 1 kg of waste is so toxic that if it was dissolved and sprayed over 10 cities, it would kill everyone within 5 years, including all mammalian wildlife.
  • Anyone leaving the area after the spraying would develop cancer within 5 years.
  • Children born from people who left the city soon after the spraying, would have an extremely high risk of birth defects and developing cancer. The risk would decrease by 25% for each generation of their children.
  • The level of this toxicity would take 250,000 years to decrease by half. If you went back 250,000 years later, those cities would still be lethal.
  • The toxic material will be concentrated in the food chain. Plants will draw the radioactive toxic waste out of a wide area of contaminated soil where it would be concentrated in their leaves, stems and especially their fruits and flowers.

Is Nuclear power still the ideal power source, now you have heard the whole truth?

But it gets worse . . .

If I had a kilogram of dioxin – the most toxic man made poison, I could safely keep it in a sealed container under the kitchen sink – not the wisest place perhaps but nonetheless, still safe as long as the container remains sealed. I couldn’t do the same with a kilogram of nuclear waste. The radiation would make the 15 homes on either side, unsafe for habitation. The toxicity extends far beyond the actual toxin. People nearby would begin to feel nauseous and develop sunburn like symptoms as their hair fell out and their skin ulcerated. Their bone marrow cells would die and the loss of red blood cells would cause leukemia like symptoms.

Generally speaking, it is difficult to convey to people just how toxic this material is. It almost defies belief !



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Alex talks with independent journalist James Corbett, editor and webmaster of The Corbett Report, an online multi-media news and information source, since 2007. His forthcoming book, Reportage: Essays on the New World Order, will be available this year. Alex also covers the latest news, including the attack against Libya by the globalists and new revelations about radiation and the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. He also takes your calls.
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James Corbett: Fukushima Reactor is 1,600 Times The Normal Level! - Alex Jones Tv 2/3


James Corbett: Fukushima Reactor is 1,600 Times The Normal Level! - Alex Jones Tv 3/3


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James Corbett of The Corbett Report



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Stan, the Globalist, says, "Ha ha Japan"



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Law Enforcement shooting citizens in the back with shotguns and getting away with it


Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Ray McGovern, CIA's Al Qaeda, and Illegal War on Libya?


Retired CIA Agent Ray McGovern image [found here]

What if, no matter what you make, the debt and interest for money borrowed from you without permission, for illegal wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya, can't be paid back no matter what, bankrupting you and the nation?

Would you then start to care about illegal wars and those who are ripping you off daily?


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Alex talks with retired CIA officer turned political activist, Ray McGovern. McGovern was a Federal employee under seven presidents over a period of 27 years, presenting the morning intelligence briefings at the White House for many of them. In February, during a speech by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at at George Washington University, McGovern stood silently with his back turned during her remarks, leading to his arrest ana mistreatment at the hands of the police. Ray talks to Alex about the bombing of Libya. Alex covers other important news of the day and takes your calls.

Bottom Line, Libya Will Remain a Transnational Oil Fiefdom




Kurt Nimmo
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March 22, 2011

George Galloway, the combative British MP, put Anna Walker of Sky News in her place when she tried to insist that Libya's oil is negligible and hardly worth starting a war over.

"BP has 15 billion pounds worth of investments in Libya," Galloway instructed the corporate media teleprompter reader, "so don't pretend it is not a big deal."

The BP angle is of course not mentioned when the Pentagon script readers here in the States go on ad nauseam about humanitarianism and disinfecting Libya of Gaddafi the thug.

BP CEO Bob Dudley said "we remain committed to doing business" in Libya regardless of what Gaddafi was doing to protesters.

"That morning, stories of tanks crushing unarmed protestors in Benghazi and massacres by (British-built) sniper rifles had been front page news. As Dudley spoke, reports emerged of airstrikes targeting demonstrations across the country," the social justice website Platform reported.

BP and the government of Libya have a lucrative deal searching for offshore oil. "BP signed a deal worth at least $900 million in 2007 to explore in Libya. It said it would monitor the situation on a daily basis and could not confirm when work would start again, but stressed that offshore operations in the region were still open and the closure would not impact oil production," the Associated Press reported as hostilities broke out between the government and protesters.

BP was lobbying hard to secure the deal when Gaddafi sent his henchman to kill protesters during February 2006 demonstrations in Benghazi.

http://www.infowars.com/bottom-line-libya-will-remain-a-transnational-oil-fie...



Retired CIA Officer Ray McGovern: Libya Will Remain a Transnational Oil Fiefdom 1/2


Retired CIA Officer Ray McGovern: Libya Will Remain a Transnational Oil Fiefdom 2/2


Webster Tarpley & Alex Jones: Libyan Assault/Invasion Planned Months Ahead!! 1/2


Webster Tarpley & Alex Jones: Libyan Assault/Invasion Planned Months Ahead!! 2/2


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More:
http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2011/03/us-taxpayer-enslavement-paying-for.html

http://thesrv.blogspot.com/2011/03/explosive-revelations-for-uninitiated.html

http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2010/11/did-fbi-bomb-world-trade-center-in-1993.html


Vermont US Senator Patrick Leahy on the torture and abuse of Bradley Manning:
http://thegetjusticecoalition.blogspot.com/2011/02/letter-text-to-us-vermont-senators.html

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The Hal Turner Diaries



Why would the FBI pay someone to be blatantly racist over the airwaves? Why would someone be given immunity for such behavior, encouraged officially to break all boundaries, and then be arrested in Connecticut when the "Monkey Dancing" isn't performed with the proper enthusiasm? Why the State of Connecticut? [more]

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Richard Clark's thoughts on 9-11 Truth and the publicly corrupt FBI, CIA, and US Government, War on 9-11 Truth [click here]


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"Catch and Release" CIA Drug Smuggling Pilots?






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Democracy and Hypocrisy in Libya


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Hamid Dabashi: Foreign intervention using crimes of Gaddafi to strengthen their hold on Northern Africa



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The below from Kenny's Sideshow blog

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Kill Teams and Anti-War Kooks

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

US Taxpayer Enslavement, Paying for Endless Wars


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If a vote were taken today, a national referendum, would there even be a small percentage of people voting to continue the illegal wars of occupation in Afghanistan and Iraq? What about the military and CIA abuse going on in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Costa Rica, Columbia, and other spots all over the globe? Would any US citizens vote for a war in Libya?

Well, if not, we are not getting representation for out taxation, the corporate bankster military industrial drug running complex do.

I recently took subways in New York City. They seem to be vintage World War II with a little modernization. Major lines are down I believe from infrastructure failure. There are Star Wars looking military goon attired police complete with helmets, shields, shin and knee pads, M-16 type machine guns, and other crowd control weapons. Money is being diverted from what the public needs to what a Police State wants to use to enslave, abuse, detain, rob, spy on, and murder a population.

If the FBI was responsible for the [bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993], and they employ provocateurs such as [Hal Turner], don't you people get it?

Look around, the global elite had declared a secret World War 3 on you.


Libya: War for oil


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The war of intervention in Libya is yet another American illegal adventure argues Keith Harmon Snow, an independent war correspondent. The objective, he says, secured access to Libya's significant oil supply, other mineral resources and defense testing. He says the argument of humanitarianism and stopping a "warlord" was a absolute nonsense. If that argument were true, he contends, there are far more brutal war criminals in African countries the US could have chosen to target.
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Kucinich: Libya war unconstitutional


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Amid the ongoing coalitional bombardment of Libya it turns out President Obama may have had no constitutional authority for ordering US military involvement. US Rep. from Ohio Dennis Kucinixh says the use of US armed forces is unconstitutional, explaining Obama had no authority to commit US resources without congressional approval. The US now finds itself involved into another war in addition to Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan. 'Bombing villages in order to save villages' -- that didn't work in Vietnam, Kucinich explained. In fact, he argued this time around the Libyan intervention could end up strengthening Al-Qaeda and US enemies.

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Should Barack Obama be impeached, arrested, and brought up on charges of being a War Criminal?

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Monday, March 21, 2011

US Taxpayers funding Sodomy of Prisoners



Plastic water bottles and garden hoses are allegedly used to rape male prisoners' anal cavities in Iraq. Prisoners are tied by their feet upside down, their feet beaten, and electric drills and other devices are used for torture. US Troops who see this sort of behavior as business as usual are the ones who'll be policing America's streets when they get home. If rape, robbery, torture, and murder are the norm, how do you think these men will act at home?

I found the below video and an interesting post on the above subject [here on Opednews.com].

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One document shows the US military was given a video apparently showing Iraqi Army (IA) officers executing a prisoner in the northern town of Talafar.

"The footage shows the IA soldiers moving the detainee into the street, pushing him to the ground, punching him and shooting him," states the log, which also names at least one of the perpetrators.

In another case, US soldiers suspected army officers of cutting off a detainee's fingers and burning him with acid.

Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell told the BBC that if abuse by the Iraqi security forces was witnessed, or reports of it were received, US military personnel were instructed to inform their commanders.

"And at the appropriate level that information would then be shared with the Iraqi authorities and the military for them to take action."

The documents also reveal many previously unreported instances in which US forces killed civilians at checkpoints and during operations.

The Secret Iraq Files: The War. US turned blind eye to torture . Leaked documents on Iraq war contain thousands of allegations of abuse, but a Pentagon order told troops to ignore them.,
An alleged militant identified only as "DAT 326" was detained by the Iraqi army on July 7, 2006 at a checkpoint in the town of Tarmiya, north of Baghdad. When US forces interrogated him later that night, he described hours of brutal abuse at the hands of the Iraqi soldiers, an allegation apparently backed by the findings of a medical exam. DAT 326 states he was told to lay down on his stomach with his hands behind his back, which is when the Iraqi soldiers allegedly stepped, jumped, urinated and spit on him. [...] DAT 326 was evaluated and treated for his injuries at Cobra Clinic. Injuries include blurred vision, diminished hearing in left ear, bleeding in ears, bruising on forehead, neck, chest, back, shoulders, arms, hands, and thighs, cuts over the left eye and on the upper and lower lips, hemorrhaging eyes, blood in nasal cavities, and swollen hands/wrists.

Since the alleged torture was committed by Iraqi forces, the US quickly dropped the case: "Due to no allegation or evidence of US involvement, a US investigation is not being initiated," the report said.

A review of the leaked documents reveals more than 1,000 allegations of abuse committed by Iraqi security forces. Not all of them are credible, as some detainees showed no physical evidence of abuse, while others changed their stories during multiple interrogations.

But hundreds of them -- like "DAT 326" -- are supported by medical evidence and other corroboration. Those reports demonstrate a clear pattern of abuse and torture in Iraqi jails, one that a high-level Pentagon directive barred US forces from investigating.
"Only an initial report will be made"

The instruction not to investigate was handed down in fragmentary order (FRAGO) 242, first mentioned in a report filed on May 16, 2005. Provided the initial report confirms US forces were not involved in the detainee abuse, no further investigation will be conducted unless directed by HHQ.



WikiLeaks US Forces in Iraq Turn a Blind Eye to Torture


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This blogger's concerns for Bradley Manning, Justice in US, and representation for our taxation [text here]

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Stan, the Globalist, says, "Ha ha Japan"


Image stolen from a blog post on how bad Globalism is, how bad the WTO, the World Trade Organization is, and how globalism is destroying the US economy. So, if you want to read that, the above photo was [found here] on the Militant Libertarian blog.

I had been doing some screenwriting. I was writing a short for, "Stan the Globalist".

Stan was going to rant, on camera, and I was going to play Stan. Stan was going to get all, "I told you so," on Japan. He was going to say that HAARP ...

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Just looked up HAARP, and this came up as a post:
http://www.atlanteanconspiracy.com/2011/03/japan-tsunami-caused-by-haarp.html
Seems that others are thinking along the same lines.

I was going to weave a tale of fiction. Japan was threatened by the Global Elite to not get in the way of the New World Order US Bases. Japan needed to pay its share and be part of the Organized Crime, International Mafia, plan. Japan was threatened with massive earthquakes if it didn't comply. But, then the Globalists, war corporation enthusiasts, the banksters, and the puppet US Government decided that insiders could make the most amount of money if they knew of Japans downfall beforehand. It would be like the movie, "Back to the Future," and the whole sports book, and knowing of a coming event, gambling on a sure thing, would ensure massive oil company profits. "Helping", would mean US occupation of Japan, and China could be threatened into complying and being a "Good Boy," or get earthquakes too.

Was HAARP involved in causing the earthquakes in Chile and in Haiti?

The CIA has been active in trying to poison and drug subway riders in massive numbers, decades ago. They gave a whole town in France, LSD, and who can forget the US doctors involved in giving the "Mud People," races venereal diseases to "Study Them". Native Americans were killed in massive numbers in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, and surrounding areas centuries ago. The settlers who are now part of the bankster elite, brought blankets laces with Small Pox as gifts. Native Americans were staked out, so insects and animals could eat them alive, and the stories of the relatives having to endure the screams of pain.

Organized Crime Corporations used their CIA operatives to make puppet governments down in South America to make the most amount of profits. Farming, drug trafficking, and cheap sweatshop labor are all thanks to the CIA/Corporate thug partnership.

Do I believe that the powers that be are still that sick, selfish, and psychopathic?

Answer: Yes, I do.

What do I think the chances that HAARP was used to cause the Japanese Earthquake?

Answer: Maybe 1 out of 100. Even a 1% chance tells of how sick I think the puppeteers of the US Government, Military, and Corporate abuse enablers, the CIA, are.

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Alex Jones: Pentagon preparing for Martial Law


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State budgets are broke, the federal government is mired in conflict and partisan divide and people all over the country are taking to the streets. Is the system itself collapsing? Alex Jones says the US Empire must go down or we all go down with it, we don't have a choice, choose sides, it is either us or them we're at historic crossroads right now.



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Fukushima

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Secret World War 3, War on Average People

There is real news happening out there. There is less, and less, real reporting. Propaganda Spews.


Watts Rebellion, August 1965 [image source]

I watch Alex Jones, sometimes reluctantly. I don't agree with anyone completely. I have issues with Alex Jones preaching, getting into religion as a basis for fighting the power, leaning conservative, and some of his delivery style. With that said, I could not do a better job myself.

Mr. Jones reveals himself as I, personally, have never seen in his videos. He looks truly scared. He probably actually knows much more than he actually reports.
Shit is actually hitting the fan, at least majorly, in Japan, if not everywhere.


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What is going on in the world in a nutshell? Well, here you go ...

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Alex also talks with trend forecaster, publisher of the Trends Journal, business consultant and author Gerald Celente. Alex covers other important news and takes your calls.
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Gerald Celente: The Coming Trade Wars - Alex Jones Tv 1/4


Dr. Bob Bowman: Total Meltdown of Nuclear Reactors May Still Happen Over Time


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Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Problems



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The tip of the public corruption iceberg?:
http://judicialmisconduct.blogspot.com/2011/03/comment-posted-about-connecticut-dcf.html

A great discussion with Glenn Greenwald:
http://thesrv.blogspot.com/2011/03/explosive-revelations-for-uninitiated.html


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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Are the Real Criminals the ones operating Police CCTV?


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One of the best James Corbett Report videos is embedded below, scroll down. The Police State use of surveillance cameras is discussed. Why is key footage missing from so many cameras after the Oklahoma City Bombing and the 7/7 Bombing in London? Corbett goes there. He really exposes a lot in just a ten minute video. Enjoy.

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TRANSCRIPT: Welcome. This is James Corbett of corbettreport.com with the last word on CCTV.

It wasn’t long after the introduction of the television camera that those in positions of power began using it to track and surveil the public.

The first closed-circuit television camera was deployed by Siemens AG – a company that sponsored, funded and collaborated with the Nazi regime – so the Nazis could monitor rocket launches from the safety of a distant bunker. Within seven years the first commercial CCTV cameras were available in the US. Advertisements for the systems were at pains to point out they required no government permit to operate. That claim in itself is interesting.

It’s difficult for us in this age of pervasive surveillance technology to appreciate just how thoroughly these technologies have altered our sense of the public and private spheres. Today Google can send Street View vans around the streets of our cities, snapping up pictures and wi-fi data alike, or the average person can share their most intimate details with social network “friends” who they’ve never even met. Now, with services like Google Latitude you can even allow these “friends” to track the precise GPS coordinates of your cell phone in real time. But 60 years ago, would-be purchasers of CCTV cameras had to be reassured that they didn’t need a special permit from the government to monitor their own property.

The difference between the 1940s understanding of the value of privacy and our current blase attitude toward electronic snooping is perhaps best illustrated by 1984. In this classic dystopic vision, Orwell lays bare the potential horrors of a total surveillance society. Citizens’ every movements are tracked and they are never out of sight of the all-seeing, all-hearing telescreens. When someone is acting out of line the telescreen can even bark commands at them.

Today CCTV cameras are ubiquitous, with Londoners estimated to be caught on camera 300 times a day.

CCTV cameras in England are now being equipped with loud speakers so that “anti-social behaviour” can be rebuked in a child’s voice.

CCTV cameras are now routinely equipped with microphones and are admittedly used by law enforcement to listen in on conversations.

IBM, another company whose German branch actively collaborated with the Nazis in World War II, is developing behaviour-monitoring cameras tied to A.I. Computers that scan crowds for signs of “terrorist” behaviour.

Wal-Marts and other retailers across the US are showing televised messages from the head of Homeland Security urging Americans to spy on their fellow shoppers.

And now the federal government is announcing it is ready to test technology that has been quietly installed in the back door of every broadcaster in the U.S. allowing the President to interrupt all radio and TV broadcasts at any time.

In the 1940s, this was a nightmare vision of a totalitarian future. In 2011, it’s our mundane reality.

Of course this tyranny, like every tyranny, has come cloaked in the mantle of security. The cameras, we are told, are there to keep us safe. They help solve crimes, say the mouthpieces of the technological control grid. When their presence is conspicuous, they say, they can even prevent crimes. Both claims are demonstrably false.

A 2003 study in the Injury Prevention Journal concluded that there was no evidence that CCTV cameras have any effect whatsoever in deterring violent crimes.

A 2007 report from Britain’s own Home Office admitted that many CCTV cameras that had been installed to “monitor crime” have since been repositioned to serve solely as traffic cameras and record the license plates of passing cars.

Data obtained from the British government under a Freedom of Information Act request in 2007 showed that of the five London boroughs with the highest concentration of CCTV cameras, four of them actually had a below-average rate of apprehending criminals, whereas Sutton, one of the least CCTV-laden areas, had a well above-average apprehension rate.

A 2009 meta-analysis of 41 CCTV studies concluded that CCTV had no substantial impact on crime in the UK despite the globally unprecedented 500 million pounds that local city councils had sunk into the spy cameras in the previous decade.

These and many other studies all point to the falsity of the claims that the CCTV cameras are there for our protection. Time after time, when the facts and figures are analyzed, they show that CCTV has almost no effect in preventing or solving crimes. In the face of this evidence, it becomes all the more perplexing that CCTV surveillance has not only not been abandoned and discredited as a failed technology, but that country after country is following the UK’s big brother lead and deploying more and more CCTV cameras on the streets of their cities.

This seeming paradox, like so many others, can be partially answered by the profit motive. Since the mid-1990s, UK CCTV surveillance has become a billion dollar industry. If that success can be repeated in other “markets” then the rich and well-connected stand to make a windfall from whipping the public into a crime wave hysteria and then offering the cameras as a solution.

But there is something more fundamentally troubling about this entire CCTV surveillance grid than mere hucksterism. It is the question of trust in the so-called authorities who are controlling and monitoring the systems. Not just the trust in those currently in charge of the system, but in anyone who will ever control these systems, that they will never abuse this technology or use it for their own ends.

The question of trust can be stated simply: What happens if the criminals are in charge of the cameras?

On the morning of the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995, there were at least a dozen CCTV cameras in the direct vicinity of the Alfred P. Murrah Building that recorded the approach of the Ryder truck or captured it being parked in front of the building. A source involved in the investigation told the L.A. Times that two of the cameras showed the explosion itself and that two of them showed McVeigh exiting the truck. Yet this slam dunk evidence, evidence that would have made the conviction of McVeigh an open-and-shut case, was never produced in court. It was never shown to a jury. To this day, no member of the public has ever been allowed to see this video. Instead, it and the other surveillance tapes from the area were confiscated and classified by the FBI in the name of national security. But why?

According to the L.A Times’ source, the footage also shows a second man emerging from the cab of the Ryder truck minutes after McVeigh walked away. This man, in a baseball cap with a flame design, answered to the description of John Doe No. 2, the mysterious second suspect who has been identified by dozens of eyewitnesses, but who the FBI, after having released a composite sketch of him, now claims never existed.

A Utah-based attorney named Jesse Trentadue finally managed to sue the government for some of the CCTV tapes from the area. He was ultimately able to secure 30 different surveillance tapes, 4 of which would have had clear views of the Ryder truck’s approach that morning. All four of those tapes go blank in the minutes leading up to the bombing, precisely as the truck was passing by. The official explanation: all of the tapes, every single one of them, were being “changed” at the precise moment that the truck was passing.

The tapes of the explosion and of John Doe No. 2 have still never been released. The tapes from the CCTV cameras on the Murrah Building itself, cameras whose footage was being stored off-site and thus were not destroyed in the blast, have never been acknowledged to exist.

The story of the CCTV footage in the London Underground on 7/7 is equally unbelievable.

Just days after the bombing, Andy Trotter, the deputy chief constable of British Transport Police, bragged about the CCTV network in the Underground, claiming that there would be an intense investigation to sort through the images and identify the bombers. As it turned out, the police didn’t have much to look at after all.

Of the 76 cameras at King’s Cross that morning, 75 were malfunctioning during the 20 minute period which was coincidentally the exact period when the four alleged bombers were passing through the station.

Luckily for investigators, the one camera that was working in the Thameslink tunnel managed to capture an image of the four accused walking two-by-two. We are told that this image is so startling that the police officer who first saw it immediately identified them as the bombers.

Amazingly, this is the last image of three of the four men. There are no images of the supposed bombers buying their tickets for their supposed suicide bombing journey. No images of any of them boarding the trains. No images of them on the trains, despite the availability of CCTV from the trains.

The movements of the bus bomber, Hasib Hussain, are equally amazing. We are told that he entered a McDonald’s to insert a fresh 9V battery into his explosives, but there is no footage of this. The manager turned off the shop’s cameras before he entered.

He is alleged to have taken a number 91 bus along the Euston Road, but there is no footage from the camera on the bus. The Inspector in charge of the case can no longer even remember why the police were unable to find or use the footage from the bus’ cameras. They are simply unavailable.

He is alleged to have boarded the number 30 bus at Euston Station, the bus on which he is alleged to have activated his explosives, but there is no footage of this. The cameras on this bus were malfunctioning, too, and hadn’t recorded anything since the previous year.

Again and again we find that the surveillance system that is there to “protect” the public has an uncanny ability to break down just as it is most needed. And even if every one of these malfunction coincidences were actually coincidences, the lesson is still plain: if the criminals control the cameras, they can cover up their own crimes.

The all-seeing eye of the surveillance state does not represent something of benefit to the public. Like any technology, the cameras themselves are neutral and can be used for good or bad. But if we sit idly by while the police state control grid is erected around us, we are ultimately putting into the hands of the authorities of this and every subsequent generation the responsibility of using these systems, and trusting that they will never abuse them.

But if history has taught us anything, it is that an overarching, central police “authority” is the last place we should put that trust.

For The Corbett Report in western Japan, I am James Corbett.



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