Sunday, May 26, 2013

Monsanto, Example of Worldwide Corporate Occupation

Small farmers have been under attack. The self-employed are under attack. Small business is under attack. Corporations are taxed at a lower rate, or are not taxed. Individuals are taxed heavily. That means eventually international corporations and bankers will control all business, all food, all land, and all of us just based on the tax structure.

Monsanto wrote itself immune from prosecution and civil liability. Monsanto lawyers handed it to US elected officials and these officials just passed it. No argument can be made that elected officials are for the people after such legislation is just passed. What checks and balances are there? What representation for our taxation is there? Are we under armed corporate organized crime occupation worldwide? Should we be willing slaves paying the elite rent to breathe?

[Steven G. Erickson's channel]

[This why I hate the corporate occupation]

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Monsanto is a company feared and reviled by the public in equal measure. But whatever cases Monsanto has lost in the court of public opinion it has made up for in the courts of justice thanks to its revolving door with the upper reaches of Washington. Now, a new movement is seeking to galvanize grassroots resistance to the corporation, and derail its agenda. Find out more in this week's Backgrounder from Global Research TV.

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Hershberger Verdict In After Judge Orders Jury NOT to Vote With Conscience

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

Into the wee hours of last night, after about 16 hours of deliberating, the Baraboo, Wisconsin court decided not to wait until Tuesday for a verdict.

Four criminal misdemeanor charges are aimed at Vernon Hershberger for providing fresh food to his community through a contractual agreement with members. Paraphrased by Derrick J Freeman the "crimes" include:
  1. distributing milk from his “Grazin’ Acres” dairy farm without a milk producer’s license,
  2. operating a retail food establishment without a state license,
  3. operating a dairy plant without a state license, and
  4. violating a “hold order” placed on his dairy products after the state raided his farm.
Prosecution (State) tried to drive home the twisted view that Vernon's family and barn was a "retail operation," instead of the membership agreement where the members (who are owners) thereof put in a lot of the hard work there, like a co-op. Also, there have never been complaints. The 2010 armed raid was initiated by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

Along with the growing list of words that shall not be named during the trial, including liberty, Judge Guy Reynolds had shoo-ed the jury out of the room frequently. Witnesses had a difficult time mincing words, almost having to mince the truth in order to testify because they couldn't freely discuss membership details, or why they chose Vernon's food. Jury members were often left in the dark and coached to only look at LAW.

Again, there is no other way to provide farm fresh foods in Wisconsin - so of course, no matter what, he is a law breaker. They are charging him in part for not having licenses and calling it retail. There is no such thing as a raw milk license in Wisconsin and so how could he ever operate this Grade A facility that they want to smear? The State argued that some license was available for $265 and why didn't he "just get it" and pay the price?

In the last arguments, Defense told the jury they could vote by conscience and to send Vernon back to his family as a free man. Defense gave the jury a crash course in abuse of government authority "which led to creation of jury system: 'Conscience of the community.'" They referenced Orwell's "Newspeak" for the lack of logic: 3 years of battle and all the State really could argue was a farmer "filing the wrong paperwork." And Prosecution had 1,000 pages of data but did not interview one member. Defense called that a "Sad use of power & pathetic waste" and compared the trial to Prohibition.

The judge looked at the jury and around 7 pm said: "(you) must base your verdict on the law I give you." So the judge thinks he gives the law. Can't even put into words what an assassination of justice it is that a judge would even say that. Later the judge read "instruction NOT to be swayed by conscience." Prosecution echoed Reynolds, probably fearing how they looked, and told the jury it is not about whether Vernon is a good man or not . . . also accusing Defense of mis-characterization of crimes saying: "The words that matter here are the instructions on the law. Law comes from judge." (Source)
VERDICT: NOT guilty on first three counts; 
GUILTY on last count of violating holding order.
That last count held the maximum penalty which now includes one year in jail and $10,000 in fines.

This was a completely uphill battle for three years with a judge, State, and agents clearly going after him with bias - even obfuscating truth to the jury. Food freedom advocates, including Vernon and his family, are hailing it as a victory. On three counts, the jury voted by conscience and it sets a precedent dealing with license requirements versus membership agreements.

Do you wonder why Vernon cut the tape and continued distributing foods after the State destroyed them (including his family's personal food) and closed his pantry? First he went to jail on $500 bail and had to sign an agreement to stop. He obeyed. Then he thought about it and prayed. Something was impressed upon him that it would be wrong, and worse, to stop feeding his neighbors. So he acted on conscience and continued distributing - plus his family was only left with a two-day's supply of food and they were probably hungry!

Everything happens for a reason.

Reporting from David Gumpert:
Hershberger holding order guilt irony: if he hadn't violated order, wouldn't have gotten criminal trial & jury that acquitted on licensing.
During that armed raid, agents stole his computer and personal files, but of course there is no punishment for that and no recompense. The judge declared that the armed raid and seizure of property is NOT of use of force. It's incredible that anything positive came from this kangaroo court case. It's upsetting to think they might extract jail time and exorbitant fines for daring to disobey a detrimental holding order.

As more details emerge, including potential jail sentence, we will share accordingly.

Popeye from and I had an exciting discussion and we even had a surprise call in from food freedom warrior Liz Reitzig at Baraboo. Listen HERE.

Also listen to Josh Tolley's archive and hear Vernon's dad and others at the Ringling theater across from the courtroom. 

Special thanks to Derrick J Freeman's live Tweeted updates
Donate on Vernon's behalf at Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund and - All proceeds go to help him.

Vernon told Liz to tell us that you can support farm and food freedom best by supporting your local farm and co-op. That is also what today's March Against Monsanto is trying to inspire.

Additional Sources:

Updates from - Liz Reitzig, Weston A. Price, Farm Food Freedom Coalition, PeaceNewsNow, David Gumpert at The Complete Patient

Saturday, May 25, 2013

World Bank Insider Blows Whistle on Corruption, Federal Reserve

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One more whistle blower, in a long list of prestigious insiders saying the same thing, today, confirms world domination by Central Banking and mostly the US Federal Reserve.  Included is an analysis and confirmation by a peer reviewed paper, published in the journal PLOS ONE.  Jay

World Bank Insider Blows Whistle on Corruption, Federal Reserve  by  Alex Newman (Go to this link for active links on critical points)

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:28

A former insider at the World Bank, ex-Senior Counsel Karen Hudes, says the global financial system is dominated by a small group of corrupt, power-hungry figures centered around the privately owned U.S. Federal Reserve. The network has seized control of the media to cover up its crimes, too, she explained. In an interview with The New American, Hudes said that when she tried to blow the whistle on multiple problems at the World Bank, she was fired for her efforts. Now, along with a network of fellow whistleblowers, Hudes is determined to expose and end the corruption. And she is confident of success.

Citing an explosive 2011 Swiss study published in the PLOS ONE journal on the "network of global corporate control," Hudes pointed out that a small group of entities - mostly financial institutions and especially central banks - exert a massive amount of influence over the international economy from behind the scenes. "What is really going on is that the world's resources are being dominated by this group," she explained, adding that the "corrupt power grabbers" have managed to dominate the media as well. "They're being allowed to do it."

According to the peer-reviewed paper, which presented the first global investigation of ownership architecture in the international economy, transnational corporations form a "giant bow-tie structure." A large portion of control, meanwhile, "flows to a small tightly-knit core of financial institutions." The researchers described the core as an "economic 'super-entity'" that raises important issues for policymakers and researchers. Of course, the implications are enormous for citizens as well.

Hudes, an attorney who spent some two decades working in the World Bank's legal department, has observed the machinations of the network up close. "I realized we were now dealing with something known as state capture, which is where the institutions of government are co-opted by the group that's corrupt," she told The New American in a phone interview. "The pillars of the U.S. government - some of them - are dysfunctional because of state capture; this is a big story, this is a big cover up."

At the heart of the network, Hudes said, are 147 financial institutions and central banks - especially the Federal Reserve, which was created by Congress but is owned by essentially a cartel of private banks. "This is a story about how the international financial system was secretly gamed, mostly by central banks - they're the ones we are talking about," she explained. "The central bankers have been gaming the system. I would say that this is a power grab."

The Fed in particular is at the very center of the network and the coverup, Hudes continued, citing a policy and oversight body that includes top government and Fed officials. Central bankers have also been manipulating gold prices, she added, echoing widespread concerns that The New American has documented extensively. Indeed, even the inaccurate World Bank financial statements that Hudes has been trying to expose are linked to the U.S. central bank, she said.

"The group that we're talking about from the Zurich study - that's the Federal Reserve; it has some other pieces to it, but that's the Federal Reserve," Hudes explained. "So the Federal Reserve secretly dominated the world economy using secret, interlocking corporate directorates, and terrorizing anybody who managed to figure out that they were having any kind of role, and putting people in very important positions so that they could get a free pass."

The shadowy but immensely powerful Bank for International Settlements serves as "the club of these private central bankers," Hudes continued. "Now, are people going to want interest on their country's debts to continue to be paid to that group when they find out the secret tricks that that group has been doing? Don't forget how they've enriched themselves extraordinarily and how they've taken taxpayer money for the bailout."

As far as intervening in the gold price, Hudes said it was an effort by the powerful network and its central banks to "hold onto its paper currency" - a suspicion shared by many analysts and even senior government officials. The World Bank whistleblower also said that contrary to official claims, she did not believe there was any gold being held in Fort Knox. Even congressmen and foreign governments have tried to find out if the precious metals were still there, but they met with little success. Hudes, however, believes the scam will eventually come undone.

"This is like crooks trying to figure out where they can go hide. It's a mafia," she said. "These culprits that have grabbed all this economic power have succeeded in infiltrating both sides of the issue, so you will find people who are supposedly trying to fight corruption who are just there to spread disinformation and as a placeholder to trip up anybody who manages to get their act together.. Those thugs think that if they can keep the world ignorant, they can bleed it longer."

Of course, the major corruption at the highest levels of government and business is not a new phenomenon. Georgetown University historian and Professor Carroll Quigley, who served as President Bill Clinton's mentor, for example, wrote about the scheme in his 1966 book Tragedy And Hope: A History Of The World In Our Time. The heavyweight academic, who was allowed to review documents belonging to the top echelons of the global establishment, even explained how the corrupt system would work - remarkably similar to what Hudes describes.

"The powers of financial capitalism had a far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole," wrote Prof. Quigley, who agreed with the goals but not the secrecy. "This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert by secret agreements arrived at in frequent private meetings and conferences. The apex of the system was to be the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world's central banks which were themselves private corporations."

But it is not going to happen, Hudes said - at least not if she has something do to with it. While the media are dominated by the "power grabber" network, Hudes has been working with foreign governments, reporters, U.S. officials, state governments, and a broad coalition of fellow whistleblowers to blow the entire scam wide open. There has been quite a bit of interest, too, particularly among foreign governments and state officials in the United States.

Citing the wisdom of America's Founding Fathers in creating a federal system of government with multiple layers of checks and balances, Hudes said she was confident that the network would eventually be exposed and subjected to the rule of law, stopping the secret corruption. If and when that happens - even if it may be disorderly - Hudes says precious metals will once again play a role in imposing discipline on the monetary system. The rule of law would also be restored, she said, and the public will demand a proper press to stay informed.

"We're going to have a cleaned-up financial system, that's where it is going, but in the meantime, people who didn't know how the system was gamed are going to find out," she said. "We're going to have a different kind of international financial system.... It'll be a new kind of world where people know what's going on - no more backroom deals; that's not going to keep happening. We're going to have a different kind of media if people don't want to be dominated and controlled, which I don't think they do."

While Hudes sounded upbeat, she recognizes that the world is facing serious danger right now - there are even plans in place to impose martial law in the United States, she said. The next steps will be critical for humanity. As such, Hudes argues, it is crucial that the people of the world find out about the lawlessness, corruption, and thievery that are going on at the highest levels - and put a stop to it once and for all. The consequences of inaction would be disastrous.

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March against Monsanto begins tomorrow. It might involve 300 cities, or more:

The March Against Monsanto

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Published on May 25, 2013
The global March Against Monsanto is hear. Nearly three hundred cities will host what's sure to be hundreds of thousands of protesters and activists around the globe who are taking a stand against Monsanto and GMOs.
][Here are my top 10 reasons to attend the March Against Monsanto!]]
YOU can join in the activities, too! Check this site to see if there's a march planned near you:

Sunday, May 19, 2013

March Against Monsanto

Protests against Monsanto, an evil, international, harm you, corporation, are planned in 41 countries. [Check out the podcast directly on the Corbett Report], or click on a link below to listen to or download the audio.

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Today James talks to Tami Canal, the founder and organizer of, a group that is bringing together tens of thousands of activists across the globe to participate in a day of protest on May 25th against Monsanto’s products and practices. With events scheduled to take place in hundreds of cities across dozens of continents, we discuss what is motivating this action and how like-minded people can join a march in their local area and/or vote with their dollars to help bring down Monsanto.

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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Police State ramped up pre-9/11

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Local and Connecticut State Police tried to recruit me for their version of the CIA, pre-9/11. It involved in sanctioning breaking into houses, stealing wealth, setting citizens up, beating people, and even killing people. Gun owners were identified to be set up for having their guns stolen in break ins or for having been set up for arrests then gun confiscation. I refused to break laws for the police state and they did me in. [This post is a run down of how police are taking over the US for international corporate organized crime and bankers].

Ritt Goldstein, also saw what I saw. He then informed elected officials at a special hearing. Instead of listening to Ritt, elected officials did nothing as he was terrorized out of the State of Connecticut by police. Ritt sought political asylum in Sweden after making the below video in December 1996. Police were testing the resolve of citizens when they abducted and tortured citizens in abandoned warehouses. Police were kidnapping citizens wearing black ski masks, pre-9/11! A former Norwalk mayor, Bill Collins, talks about police throwing beer bottles on his porch and putting police union bumper stickers on his car. Check out this video:

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Cat had 9 Lives, One Barely Left

Some friends and foes, and some I did know existed, have come out of the woodwork just recently. Some others have come out, and told their tales early on.

Some offer peace. Some offer what they believe they owe me. A person who was a teen and who I did not know back about 20 years filled in a lot of pieces that I did not know existed. Police officers and members of the court system have contacted me and I have kept all of them anonymous going on 20 years. I am talking about those who asked for that. Others stated their names and their stories.

2 of my close friends died of natural causes just days before we were to work on a documentary and/or public access television piece. Some of me is missing, a very large piece, from that very day. I lost someone who wasn't old enough to be my father, but was old enough to be the older brother. I held out for justice. I saw that he never saw any, and he died. There was just one person on this earth that I felt I could trust with my life and he, his.

I have found out that I am only alive by making a decision just seconds before it could have been my end, and not knowing it at the time. I know that I am alive because some Connecticut State Police Officers did not try hard enough themselves, or properly inspire others, and I still draw a breath. I can't wear a feather in my cap forever. I will only know when I have not been careful enough when it is already too late. My fate can come any minute, no matter what I do, if someone behind the scene so decides.

I have asked the current Governor of the State of Connecticut to look into my case, clear my name, and then let me change my name and go on with my life. [My letter to the governor].

It is possible that I will take some, or even all of my video and blog content from view. I would make an announcement where it is obvious it is by my decision, and leave that one video and/or post up for a month after my decision.

Some events or concessions must occur from a couple of those out there who probably do not know each other.

Growing non-GMO, legal crops, in a place that does not have cell service and does not have electricity might just be what the doctor should order in my case.

I would like to make it so, when I choose.

I don't want to have to walk out of a door or vehicle in the dark and wonder when I will take my last breath.

I feel no sense of urgency, this second, this minute, or today. I am just putting some of my thoughts out into the air.

stevengerickson At

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Serial Killers & Tortures wanted as Contractors for FBI?

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Have you seen the dramatic series on Fox TV network called "The Following"?

Kevin Bacon stars as an armed FBI contractor who can execute police officers, the general public, killing at will with immunity.

He can torture, spy on civilians and government, and can do as he pleases, when he pleases. Bacon is the hero of the new international corporate organized crime and banker occupation of America.

You, the public need to support torture, murder, rape, indefinite detention, wars without end, the elite ripping off average people, being sterilized, slowing being killed, poisoned, and abused. You need to get with the program.

Watch tv and accept your fate.

[The US Government is broke by design]

[This is US Policing]

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Police hire informants to Kill, and Hillary's Benghazi Cover-Up?

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Police hire state registered confidential informants to beat up, kill, and set up police targets. It is for retaliation, revenue collection, property confiscation, and to protect the racketeering turf, prostitution rings, heroin and crack cocaine trafficking, house break-in rings, vandalism for charging property owners fines for having broken windows and damaged siding, and for making police, lawyers, government insiders, organized crime, international bankers, and corporate criminals more money. So what does that have to do with Libya, Hillary Clinton, and [the murder of US Libyan Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens]?

Were rocket propelled grenade launchers and shoulder fire missiles gotten into the hands of alleged Barack Obama and international banker run Al Qaeda? Is there to be attacks on US Aircraft in the US to put the US under Martial Law where DHS and military contractors can run check points to further rip off and abuse all Americans? Why is the US Department of Homeland Security buying billions of rounds of ammunition and driving wheeled tanks on US roads?

Was Chris Stevens murdered to cover up a CIA and international banker plot? Should Hillary Clinton be prosecuted. Should Obama and US Attorney Barack Obama be prosecuted for their roles in the taxpayers scammed out tax dollars for the ATF' "Fast and Furious" program/Psy-Op to end the 2nd Amendment? Should Obama and Eric Holder be prosecuted for being accessories to murders having facilitated guns getting into the hands of Mexican Drug gangs to commit murders?

Were Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, Arkansas State Police brass, and other Clinton cronies cocaine traffickers for the CIA and international bankers. Did Hillary Clinton order the murder of citizens who knew too much? [Meet the Clintons]

Should Hillary Clinton be prosecuted for her role in the lying, cover up, and the murder of Christopher Stevens? Should Hillary and Bill be prosecuted for their roles as druglords and kingpins and for their past murder spree?

[A post to go with the below video]

[Connecticut State Police "Intelligence" perpetrating CIA-like operations and abuse of the public, lying, committing perjury, and brutality]

Vermont US Senator Patrick Leahy shut up after the Connecticut version of the CIA allegedly sent him Antrax in a letter. Was Leahy terrorized into being a puppet for international bankers and US police organized crime? What do former US Attorney, former Connecticut State Police Commissioner and now Judge John A. Danaher III and former UConn student Tomas Foral have to do with the Anthrax Hoax back in 2001? [That story]

Police hire informants to kill

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Shocking Benghazi Testimony Exposes Hillary's Lies

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Published on May 9, 2013
Top U.S. Diplomat in Libya Knew Benghazi Was Terrorism
Daily Beast

For eleven days after the 9/11 anniversary assault on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, top Obama administration officials told the public that the assault stemmed from a protest of an anti-Muslim YouTube video. That was the public line from the White House in the closing weeks of a presidential election season, but it was not the view of several State Department officials at the time or the U.S. personnel on the ground in Libya.

At a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Benghazi Wednesday, Trey Goudy, a Republican from South Carolina, read into the record an email from Beth Jones, the acting assistant secretary of state for Near East Affairs. The September 12 email—disclosed for the first time on Wednesday—said Jones had spoken to Libya's ambassador to Washington who said the attack was the work of former Gadhafi regime loyalists. Jones said she told the ambassador: "The group that conducted the attacks, Ansar al-Sharia, is affiliated with Islamic terrorists."

Jones was not the only one who viewed the attack as the work of terrorists. Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Tripoli at the time, said there were no reports from U.S. personnel in Libya there was a demonstration. In often-dramatic testimony, Hicks provided new details of the attack in the evening of Benghazi. He said he had no doubt the assault on the U.S. compound in Benghazi at the time was a terrorist attack, noting that Ansar al-Sharia had claimed credit for the assault on its twitter feed. Indeed, the U.S. embassy in Tripoli believed it would be attacked next. Hicks said embassy personnel smashed hard drives, loaded weapons into armored vehicles and that the 55 embassy employees in Tripoli that evening were gathered in a safe annex all in anticipation of the attack.

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Monday, May 06, 2013

DHS Whistleblower Censored from 60 minutes #N3

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Allegedly more military hardware, men, and more tax dollars were used to go after the woman in video below then was allegedly used on Bin Laden. Is a "Domestic Terrorist" someone who tells on and official, a banker, or corporate organized crime operative for wrongdoing? Is reporting the "important" criminals for crimes committed a crime?

Steven G. Erickson's posts, video re-posts, and video uploads [found here]

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