Podcast Debut- Reviewing 1st 6 Months Of Trump- NWO Giving Birth? (VIDEO)

Podcast Debut- Reviewing 1st 6 Months Of Trump- NWO Giving Birth? (VIDEO) | trump-orange-december-2012 | Multimedia Special Interests US News

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This is the first episode of my Truth and Art Radio podcast! A podcast which I will update weekly with a monologue recapping current events. I will also have guests on in the future to discuss topics with so hopefully listeners will get as much out of this as I will. I excited about this and I’m definitely looking forward to it.

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How To Overcome The Fear Of Pressure Canning

How To Overcome The Fear Of Pressure Canning | canning | Off-Grid & Independent Living PreparednessSurvival

At risk of being the last person to come to the party, I have been resisting the call to begin pressure canning.  It is not that I have not tried.  A couple of years ago I was ready to go; I had psyched myself up to learn, purchased a canner, some tools, and dozens of mason jars,

But then karma stepped in.  The pressure canner was too tall to fit under the hood of my range so back it went.  And I went into major procrastination mode for two years.  Let me be honest.  I have a healthy fear of pressure canning.  Yes, I can do pickles and jams but cooking under pressure?  What if something went wrong and the canner exploded or worse, I got botulism?

The time has come for me to get beyond all of that.  If you have the same concerns (okay, fears), let us step up together and overcome the fear of pressure canning.  Lucky for us, I have a number of blogging colleagues who are canning experts plus, many many readers who are willing to share canning tips. Knowing that, let us take the leap and make a commitment to learn how to can our own jars of homemade goodness!

First up on my own agenda? I purchased a pressure canner.  This time I was mindful of the size and measured first.  Did you even know that canners came in sizes?  Next, I rang up LeAnn Edmondson aka the Homestead Dreamer and asked her for some tips to help me overcome my fear.  Today I share them with you.

Overcoming the Fear of Pressure Canning

When I first got into canning, particularly pressure canning, I was nervous. Not so nervous that I would let my fear keep me from doing it, but a healthy dose of caution guided my every step. I was like most people who are new to pressure canning: my wild imagination conjured images of explosions, and shrapnel flying all over and through me that would lead to the headlines, “Newbie Killed by Pressure Canner Explosion.”

As with all things I decide to get into, it starts with research. I wanted to learn how to preserve the food that was growing in our first garden. One of the first things I learned about was the difference between water bath canning and pressure canning. Water bath canning is much less intimidating since you are effectively just boiling jars in a large pot.  I thought to myself, “Aha! if I learn water bath canning first, pressure canning will be much easier.”

A lot of first time canners go this route and it makes sense. Pressure canning is intimidating and unlike 100 years ago when pretty much every house had a canner in the kitchen, it isn’t the norm and not many people do it anymore. That means that most people just don’t know enough about them and a lack of knowledge causes trepidation and resistance to something new.

I joked that water bath canning is the ‘gateway’ to pressure canning, but there is real truth to that statement. Water bath canning is used on high acid foods (pickles, jams and jellies, etc.) and pressure canning is for low acid (vegetables, meats, etc.).  I liked the idea of making pickles so I decided that I would start there.

WOW! It was incredibly fun and very satisfying making those first batches of pickles. I then moved on to making jams and jellies and have expanded since. Needless to say, I was completely hooked and ready for the next step. Though I was still nervous about it, it was time to at least learn more about pressure canning and see if the fears I had were founded or if it was more of a fear of the unknown. The answer to that is both!

Sure, there are risks when it comes to pressure canning. There are also risks when stepping outside your front door, lighting a propane grill, and going to the gym.

If you know what you’re doing and understand what you’re working with, the risk is considerably lessened. When it comes to pressure canning, the more I learned about canners and how they function, the less nervous I was. Worry turned into excitement as I thought about all the possibilities that can come from having this one item in my food preservation arsenal.

There are several layers of safety built into pressure canners and you would have to take special measures to make them fail. I’m sure many of you are thinking about the Boston Marathon bombing that used pressure canners. Those boys went to some serious lengths to make it actually explode, the least of which was removing or disabling all the safety features that are built in, shown below.

How To Overcome The Fear Of Pressure Canning | Canning-Safety | Off-Grid & Independent Living PreparednessSurvival

Getting to Know the Safety Features of Your Canner

1.  Pressure canner lids lock in place. Even if there is pressure inside, it will not blow the lid off or come undone.

2.  For additional locking, once pressure has built up inside another lock kicks in which will not allow you (or anyone else) to open the lid while there is pressure inside.

3.  The gauge tells you what level of pressure you are at but in the event you stepped away and forgot (heaven forbid!), there is another feature called the knocker. Generally speaking, most knockers are rated for 15 pounds of pressure. When it reaches that level, the weight begins to rattle or ‘knock.’ This is an indication that “pressure is getting higher and you may want to check it.”

The only time I have ever seen or known of something that actually needed that much pressure to process was at higher elevations. Most people don’t need to go any higher than 12 pounds of pressure.

4.  The rubber plug is the last of the safety features and is the end-all, be-all of making pressure canning safe for just about everyone. Should your canner ever build up too much pressure to the point where it wants to burst, this handy little guy will come flying out and release the pressure instead.

I cannot stress this enough: you would have to actually go out of your way to make a pressure canner or cooker explode. So, unless you are intentionally trying to sabotage your canner, your worries can be laid to rest. You got this!

I highly recommend starting out with water bath canning. It can be done with a pressure canner/cooker, a ‘water bath canner,’ or simply a large pot with a good lid. It will help you gain confidence and start getting the muscle memory down for the process of sterilizing jars, warming lids, filling and sealing the lids, and of course, storing them away.

I can say from personal experience that there is little more I find as satisfying as pulling out jars of food that I processed myself. Opening your cupboard to be greeted by clear jars filled with the bright colors of carrots, green beans, and corn makes you feel secure. A taste of summer goodness from strawberry preserves or blueberry jam in the middle of winter is incomparable to buying it at the store.

The best part? You know exactly how it was processed and what is it in it.  Plus, you now have the skills to preserve food that can be stored and safely consumed even after a year or two. That is very empowering and liberating stuff!

Gaye’s Note:  To learn more about LeAnn and her website Homestead Dreamer, see About LeAnn Edmondson.

The Final Word

Now that my fear is abated, I have some additional challenges.  My garden is not large enough to produce food that can be preserved.  In addition, the farmers market’s in my area is ridiculously expensive.  By that I mean $5 for a bunch of carrots and $3 for a single tomato.  Still, I intend to can my own soups, chilies, and, thanks Ms. Jimmie (you know who you are!), meatloaf.

As a warm up, as LeAnn mentions, I am going to make pickles, or, given that the cukes are not ripe yet, pickled something.  Sure, I don’t need a pressure canner for that but I want to familiarize myself with sterilizing jars and lids and dealing with the basic process of heat sealing.  I am going to use the basic recipe in LeAnn’s pickling eBook, A Primer on Pickling: Learn How to Pickle Food in a Single Afternoon!How To Overcome The Fear Of Pressure Canning | ir?t=bd-canning-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B00JHRIDYC | Off-Grid & Independent Living PreparednessSurvival so if things go wrong, I can blame it on her.  Just joking of course because I really do not expect a blooper.

After that, I will move on to my pressure canning using my new All American Canner.  I am so excited about learning this new skill and hope you will join me as I share my progress, for better or for worse!

Enjoy your next adventure through common sense and thoughtful preparation!


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Robots are Inventing Their Own Languages

Robots are Inventing Their Own Languages | robot-digital-language | Science & Technology Sleuth Journal Special Interests

By: Jon Rappoport, No More Fake News

Along with assurances that we’re facing an imminent takeover of industrial production by robots and other artificial intelligence (AI), we’re also being told that AI can develop its own systems of communication and operation, without help from humans.

Here is a sprinkling of quotes from the mainstream and technical press:

The Atlantic, June 15, 2017: “When Facebook designed chatbots to negotiate with one another, the bots made up their own way of communicating.”

Tech Crunch, November 22, 2016: “Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language.”

Wired, March 16, 2017: “It Begins: Bots Are Learning to Chat in Their Own Language.”

The suggestion is: AI can innovate. It can size up situations and invent unforeseen and un-programmed strategies, in order to accomplish set goals.

Who benefits from making such suggestions? Those companies and researchers who want to make the public believe AI is quite, quite powerful, and despite the downside risks (AI takes over its own fate), holds great promise for the human race in the immediate future. “Don’t worry, folks, we’ll rein in AI and make it work for us.”

Beyond that, the beneficiaries are technocratic Globalists who are in the process of bringing about a new society in which AI is intelligent and prescient enough to regulate human affairs at all levels. It’s the science fiction “populations ruled by machines” fantasy made into fact.

“AI doesn’t just follow orders. It sees what humans can’t see, and it runs things with greater efficiency.”

Let’s move past the propaganda and state a few facts.

AI is not running its own show.

It isn’t innovating.

It isn’t creating its own languages.

It isn’t doing any of that.

AI operates within the parameters its human inventors establish.

Any honest AI designer will tell you that.

If, for example, an AI system is given a goal and a set of “options” for achieving the goal, AI will select which option is best ACCORDING TO STANDARDS ITS HUMAN OPERATORS HAVE PROGRAMMED INTO THE SYSTEM.

Think of it this way: AI is given a set of options; but it is also given instructions on how to select what is presumably the most effective option. So AI is bounded.

There is no choice. There is no freedom. AI isn’t “jumping ship.”

“We gave our robot Charlie the task of getting from Chicago to New York. The whole plan was laid out as a vast hiking trip, with internal street maps built in. But then Charlie suddenly took a cab to O’Hare and boarded a United jet for JFK…”

No he didn’t.

AI performs as it is programmed to perform, within set parameters.

“We sent Charlie to LA to marry the actress who ordered and paid for him. But then, at the church, Charlie suddenly said, “This is a mistake. You should go back to your first husband. He never had sex with that waitress in St, Louis. She was his sister, and he was trying to help her escape from a terrorist cell. He never told you that because then he would have had to tell you he isn’t a banker, he actually works for the CIA. He’s a good guy. Talk to him. The truth will set you both free…”

Won’t happen.

But this kind of thing will happen: “According to scientists at Blah-Blah University, programmed robots are not only capable of inventing solutions to problems that ‘go beyond their internal software,’ the robots also make choices that benefit people. They’re very similar to people, except they tend to be smarter and invent more effective courses of action…”

Sell it, sell it.

“Alice, a medical technician in Minneapolis, claims her robot saved her life. ‘I was on the verge of swallowing a whole bunch of pills, but Charlie came to the rescue. He showed up in my bathroom and took the pills out of my hand. I learned something important that day. My free choice is important, but kindness and concern are more important. Charlie is the most vital companion in my life…’”

Sell it, sell it.

And of course, we’ll see more debates and court cases featuring questions about robots having rights, “just like humans.”

***Actually, in an entirely illogical fashion, we’ll see more and more “evidence” showing humans don’t have free will, because their brains dictate all thought and action, while robots will be touted as “free and creative.”

Some college professor will argue robots should be granted more “privileges” than humans, because the robots aren’t inherently “prejudiced.”

Another professor will insist that robots must be subjected to committee investigations, to make sure they aren’t “racist.”

“Today, in New York, a former Burger King employee, who is a refugee from Somalia, filed suit against a robot named Charlie, claiming Charlie uttered a racial slur while ordering a cheeseburger for his employer, a wealthy real estate developer…”

Behind all this, the fact remains that, no matter how many complex layers of “decision-making” are programmed into AI, the machine is always acting within rules and guidelines laid out in advance. It is never choosing.

Individual humans are capable of free choice, and are also capable of changing their own rules and standards.

Humans are free to say they aren’t free, as well, if they want to.

Let me make a psychological point here. There are many people who want to dominate relationships. They want to be in charge. They will want robots. They will want sophisticated robots THAT SEEM TO BE CHOOSING TO COMPLY WITH THEIR EVERY WISH AND DEMAND. These people will believe the robots are real and alive and human, in order to fulfill a fantasy in which they have found partners who want to go along with their agenda.

This is a pretty good definition of psychosis.

The AI designers and inventors and technicians tend to have their own bias. They want to believe they are creating life. They don’t want to think they are just putting together machines. That isn’t enough. The technocratic impulse involves faith in MACHINES AS LIVING ENTITIES.

Thus, we arrive at all sorts of myths and fairy tales about humans merging with machines, to arrive at a new frontier, where, for example, human brains hooked up to super-computers will result in higher consciousness and even the invocation of God.

Technocrats will say, do, and believe anything to turn machines into what machines aren’t.

They’ve crucially abandoned THEMSELVES and their own potential; so all they have left is THE MACHINE.

And if you think these technocrats should be allowed within a thousand miles of State power, I have communes for sale on Jupiter. Naturally, these utopias are run from the top by robots. They know what’s best for you.

Finally, understand this about propaganda: Those who control the output of information will admit to problems and mistakes with the issue they are promoting. Such confessions add to the “reality” of the information. And naturally, the propagandists will also claim that the problems can be solved. In the case of robots and AI, the problems are couched in terms of bots taking power into their own hands—but this “unexpected” situation a) demonstrates how capable bots are, and b) the power can be dialed back and modulated. So all is well. The future is bright.

It’s bright, if you want planned societies run by AI, where humans are fitted into slots, and algorithms determine who eats, who doesn’t, who has access to water and who doesn’t, how much energy can be used by each human, and all production and distribution are controlled from a central planning center.

Unless freedom lives—human freedom—you’ll be treated to something like this:

“Today, executives at the North American Union headquarters announced that several key bots broke through their programming and invented a new solution for clean water distribution to the population. This innovation will guarantee a more equitable water supply for millions of citizens. Control over the ‘rebel bots’ has been re-established, and their ‘amazing solution’ will now be incorporated into their standard operating framework. Three polls indicate that a lofty 68% of respondents support the bots in their efforts to better serve us…”

Jon Rappoport

The author of three explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALEDEXIT FROM THE MATRIX, and POWER OUTSIDE THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free NoMoreFakeNews emails here or his free OutsideTheRealityMachine emails here.

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Most Americans Consider Trump a Witch-Hunt Victim

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According to a June 19 – 21 Harvard-Harris poll conducted among 2,258 registered US voters, 62% of respondents answered “yes” when asked:

“Do you think there exists a campaign to delegitimize President Trump and his administration or not?”

87% of Republicans think so, 63% of independents, even 40% of Democrats.

The daily media-proliferated anti-Trump drumbeat, bashing him relentlessly for the wrong reasons, not the right ones, is clear evidence of a campaign wanting his legitimacy destroyed.

Phony accusations about nonexistent Russian US election hacking, along with alleged/unproved improper or illegal Trump team’s connection to Moscow are the main tactics used against him – despite no credible evidence suggesting what’s claimed.

The poll showed also two-thirds of respondents believe congressional and FBI investigations of Russia are “hurting the country.”

Most respondents said “Deep State” leaks aim to “unseat” Trump. A June YouGov poll showed 70% of Americans believe establishment media are biased against him, saying they “report stories in a light that’s partial to who owns them.”

The notion of a free press in America and other Western societies is pure fantasy – other than independent alternative media. Journalist AJ Liebling (1904 – 1963) once said press freedom is only for “those who own one.”

Today’s media giants feature sanitized news and information, not what’s fit to print and report, suppressed when it conflicts with official government policies.

One of numerous NYT daily anti-Trump propaganda pieces ludicrously blustered “America…is hanging by a thread (with Trump) playing with the shears.”

The commentary hyped willful deception about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016, claiming it reflects “Russia and its government’s support for his father,” disgracefully adding:

“This is clear evidence of collusion and pushing disturbingly close to the possibility of other crimes including treason…”

Fact: It’s “evidence” of nothing more than private citizens meeting, unconnected to Russia or anything improper or illegal.

Fact: In its relentless campaign to denigrate Trump, The Times consistently features vilifying propaganda, eschewing real news, information and analysis, banned on its pages.

The Times: The Trump Jr./Veselnitskaya meeting “may well be the clearest link between the Trump campaign and the Russians…”

Fact: The claim is a bald-faced lie!

The Times: “Trump is president by a combination of the most despicable factors: a Russian cyberattack, voter suppression, racial anxiety and rampant sexism.”

Fact: The Times spent eight years praising Obama, ignoring his high crimes at home and abroad. Now it’s denigrating Trump for the wrong reasons – because he defeated Hillary, the candidate it provided press agent services for throughout the campaign.

The above Times hit piece and numerous others like it amount to vicious ad hominem attacks, while ignoring legitimate reasons to criticize Trump – mainly his wars of aggression in multiple theaters the self-styled newspaper of record supports.

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8 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health

8 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health | mental-health | Natural Medicine Special Interests

Our lives are so hectic that sometimes we look for anything that can help us cope. A busy, stressful life can not only affect you mentally, it can also begin to reduce your body’s defenses against disease and invading organisms. While reducing stress levels can go a long way in helping us manage our day-to-day lives, sometimes it’s more than just stress we have to deal with.

How to Improve Your Mental Health

In order to improve your mind, you must work in conjunction with your body. Everything is connected when it comes to health, and you simply can’t correct one aspect of your self and neglect the other. Here are 8 ways to improve your mental health that will also improve your overall energy and well being.

  1. Exercise

Do you find yourself constantly putting off your exercise routine? Think about this: studies suggest aerobic activity—things like jogging, walking, cycling, and even gardening—can reduce feelings of anxiety or depression, improve mood, and raise self-esteem. [1] That sounds like a great reason to start back with that shelved plan!

   2. Stop Consuming Caffeine

Sometimes, we drink something with a little caffeine to give us a boost; but please don’t forget, caffeine is a drug, and the “safe” dosage varies widely from person to person. [2] A stimulant that triggers alertness at low doses, high doses can cause anxiety and irritability; too much can prove toxic, even deadly. [3] With so many other options available, why not just cut caffeine from your diet altogether?

  1. Don’t Drink Alcohol

A recent study suggests a link between alcoholism and anxiety disorders like PTSD. While drinking heavily can put a person at a higher risk for a car accident or an act of violence, heavy alcohol can actually rewire the brain, making it harder to recover mentally from a traumatic experience. [4] While the research is still new, it seems heavy drinking could increase anxiety, so why not avoid alcohol completely?

  1. Quit Smoking

Recent research suggests smoking is actually a very damaging mental activity: smokers who successfully quit were polled six months after and all reported lower levels of depression, anxiety, and overall stress levels as compared to before. The effects on the former smokers’ lives were actually comparable to that of antidepressants. [5]

  1. Breathe Clean Air

It seems air pollution can play a role in our mood. Recently, the American Psychological Association commented “evidence is mounting that dirty air is bad for your brain […] that high levels […] may damage children’s cognitive abilities, increase adults’ risk of cognitive decline, and possibly even contribute to depression.” [6] But it’s more than that: this could even start before birth, with an unborn child’s exposure to air pollution possibly leading to memory or attention problems later in life. [7]

  1. Meditate

For some, it might seem like an obvious conclusion, but meditation—especially mindfulness meditation—could be a wonderful way to feel better mentally. A recent report from Johns Hopkins University pointed to 47 studies that suggest it’s a good way to relieve stress, anxiety, or depression. [8] This is great news because in the past there have been very few scientific studies done on the subject.

  1. Dig in the Dirt

Just about everyone has heard gardening can be relaxing, but did you know a little dirt might be just what you need? Initial research suggests certain bacteria in soil can actually influence our moods for the better and in much the same way as antidepressants. [9] Regardless of science, sometimes it just feels good to dig in the dirt, doesn’t it?

     8. Steer Clear of Pesticides

No one wants pesticides used on their foods; unfortunately, it happens all the time. There’s even worrying evidence suggesting that prolonged exposure can affect your mental health. A recent report examined the link between a depression diagnosis in farmers and specific pesticides: “those who used organochlorine insecticides were up to 90 percent more likely to have been diagnosed with depression than those who hadn’t used them. For fumigants, the increased risk was up to 80 percent.” [10] Like caffeine and alcohol, pesticides should probably be avoided.

Further Steps

Living an uncluttered, unrushed, natural lifestyle is a good way to nip the sources of anxiety before they start. There are also a number of herbs that support mental health. Also, look into starting a yoga and/or meditation practice to help center your thoughts and balance your mind. It only takes 10 minutes a day to start seeing results.

How do you stay sane? Leave a comment below.


  1. Sharma, A. et al. Exercise for Mental Health. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 8 (2).
  2. Childs, E. et al. Association between ADORA2A and DRD2 Polymorphisms and Caffeine-Induced Anxiety. Neuropsychopharmacology. 33.
  3. Nawrot, P. et al. Effects of Caffeine on Human Health. Food Additives and Contaminants. 20 (1).
  4. Holmes, A. et al. Chronic alcohol remodels prefrontal neurons and disrupts NMDAR-mediated fear extinction encoding. Nature Neuroscience. 15.
  5. Taylor, G. et al. Change in mental health after smoking cessation: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 348.
  6. Weir, K. Smog In Our Brains. Monitor on Psychology. 43 (7).
  7. Perera, F. Effects of Prenatal Environmental Exposures on Child Health and Development. CEHN Research Conference.
  8. Goyal, M. et al. Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being. JAMA Internal Medicine. 174 (3).
  9. Lowry, C. et al. Identification of an immune-responsive mesolimbocortical serotonergic system: Potential role in regulation of emotional behavior. Neuroscience. 146.
  10. Beard, John et al. Pesticide Exposure and Depression among Male Private Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. Environmental Health Perspectives. 122 (9).


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Why Are Naked Men Being Allowed To Expose Their Bodies In Front Of Young Children During Gay Pride Parades All Over America?

Why Are Naked Men Being Allowed To Expose Their Bodies In Front Of Young Children During Gay Pride Parades All Over America? | Gay-Pride-Parade-Public-Domain | Special Interests US News

It it okay for naked men to flaunt their completely exposed bodies in front of young children as they march down the street during pride parades? Summer is a time when all sorts of groups hold parades all over America, and even if we disagree with what certain groups have to say they still have a First Amendment right to say it. But nowhere in the U.S. Constitution is there a right to public nudity. Every year completely naked and nearly naked men participate in these parades in cities all over America, and we never hear of anyone getting arrested.

For example, during New York City’s recent annual pride parade many people marched without any clothes on at all

Hundreds of thousands of people watched marchers in colorful fancy dress – and in some cases no clothes at all – at the Big Apple’s NYC Pride Parade.

Is this legal?

Can we just take our clothes off and march down the street nude in New York City any time we want now?

If not, why weren’t people getting arrested?

Of course out on the west coast things are even worse. During the recent parade in San Francisco, an entire organization known as “the Body Freedom Lovers” proudly marched completely naked

On this 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love we are proud to march nude in the Gay Pride Parade as the Body Freedom Lovers. We proudly celebrate our bodies as well as the spirit of the 60s that brought us profound spiritual awakenings as well as sexual liberation and body freedom. Just as the gay/bisexual/transgender folks fight for their freedom of choice to do what they please with their own bodies so do we join the same fight to do what we please with our bodies. Not only do we have the right to make love to our lovers in any way we want, we also have the right to dress or undress the way we want. We have no reason to be ashamed of our God-given bodies, just as we have no reason to be ashamed of our God-given desires. We all have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That’s why we demand that the government keep its laws off our bodies! We demand the repeal of the nudity ban that criminalizes the human body in its most natural form. The nudity ban is not only unconstitutional – for it violates our freedom of expression, not only does it go against the Declaration of Independence – for it deprives us of liberty in our pursuit of happiness. The nudity ban goes against the most basic common sense and against nature, our very own human nature.

If they want to march around in their own homes completely naked that is one thing. But at these events there are lots and lots of children. In fact, one mother that was interviewed said that she had been bringing her little daughter to the parade since she was a baby

“We have been bringing our daughter (now 7) annually since she was a baby,” shares S.F. mom Beth Winegarner. “Yes, there is some nudity and leather but there’s little to no overt sexual stuff as there is at, say, Folsom Street Fair. Kids in general aren’t at all fazed by seeing nudity — after all they like to run around and play with as little on as possible, too.”

Since there is “little to no overt sexual stuff” that somehow makes it okay?

The frightening thing is that this is becoming normalized. Up in Canada, the public is actually given tips on how to prepare their children for what they will see during these events. The following comes from LifeSiteNews

Last year, Radio Canada offered tips on attending “pride” events with small children. The first bit of guidance is chilling: “Be open-minded. Your kids will probably see boobs and penises. There will be bodies of all shapes, sizes and in all states of undress.”

The sage advice continues, “For parents like Ian Duncan, dad to 3-year-old Carson, this is all part of the appeal. ‘We’re not body shamers,’ he says. ‘It all feeds into my son’s emotional intelligence and sexual development. And it’s never too early to think about that.’”

So why not let everyone walk around completely naked all the time?

Of course the truth is that this is harmful for children, and they instinctively know it. Just consider how one young girl responded to seeing naked men at one of the annual pride parades in Toronto

Naked men marching in Toronto’s Pride parade, showcasing what supporters cheer on as the advancement of “gay rights” and “sexual liberation.” The naked men march past men, women, and yes even children. Everyone is encouraged to celebrate “diversity.”

Oh, but what’s this? A young girl with blond hair in a turquoise teeshirt knows that something is wrong.

The girl, maybe 8 or 9, doesn’t want to see naked men displaying their genitals. She feels assaulted by what she sees. She implicitly understands that her innocence is threatened by what she sees. She knows something wrong is happening.

She does the most natural thing: She hides her face in her hand to protect herself. She doesn’t want to see the genitals of naked men.

The reason why she covered her eyes was because she knew that she was seeing something that she shouldn’t be seeing.

There is a reason why public nudity has always been against the law, and there is absolutely no reason why anyone needs to march down the street fully undressed.

But this is where our society is going, and that has extremely frightening implications for our future.

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Bill Gates’ New Population Control Microchip Due for Launch in 2018

Bill Gates' New Population Control Microchip Due for Launch in 2018 | bill-gates-new-population-control-microchip-due-for-launch-2018-17717 | Bill Gates Eugenics & Depopulation Medical & Health Multimedia RFID Chips Science & Technology Sleuth Journal

Bill Gates is due to launch his new population control microchip in 2018
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By: Jay Greenberg, Neon Nettle


Multi-billionaire Bill Gates has developed a new microchip, along with researchers at MIT, that will allow for adjustments to be made to a person’s hormone levels via remote control, in a bid to reduce the planet’s population.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been working in conjunction with a small Massachusetts startup to develop the “digital pill” that will enable women’s fertility to be switched on or off, remotely, with the touch of a button.

The new “digital version of the contraceptive” pill will be tested in Africa this year where the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent years developing vaccination and family planning programs.

Following testing, the microchips are due to be rolled out globally in 2018 with “every woman in America” replacing their regular contraceptive pill with the new remote-controlled chips, according to Gates.

According to the Guardian, the chip is implanted under the skin and releases small doses of the contraceptive hormone levonorgestrel on a daily basis, with enough capacity to last 16 years.

About the same size as a Scrabble tile, it houses a series of micro-reservoirs covered by an ultra-thin titanium and platinum seal.The hormone is released by passing a small electric current from an internal battery through the seal, which melts it temporarily, allowing a 30 microgram dose of levonorgestrel to seep out each day. And it can be simply switched off by a wireless remote, avoiding the clinical procedures needed to deactivate other contraceptive implants.

“The ability to turn the device on and off provides a certain convenience factor for those who are planning their family,” says MIT’s Dr. Robert Farra, adding that “the idea of using a thin membrane like an electric fuse was the most challenging and the most creative problem we had to solve.”

Bill Gates' New Population Control Microchip Due for Launch in 2018 | bill-gates-new-population-control-microchip-due-for-launch-2018-2217717 | Bill Gates Eugenics & Depopulation Medical & Health Multimedia RFID Chips Science & Technology Sleuth Journal But just as hackers can spoof wifi remotes to operate neighbors’ garage doors and flip their TV channels, could a remote-controlled contraceptive open the floodgates for a new form of ovarian hacking?“Someone across the room cannot reprogramme your implant,” says Farra.

“Communication with the implant has to occur at skin contact-level distance. Then we have secure encryption. That prevents someone from trying to interpret or intervene between the communications.”

The idea for micro-dispensing chips was first developed in the 1990s by Professor Robert Langer at MIT, the founder of innumerable biotech companies and holder of more than 800 patents, known in the industry as “the most cited engineer in history”. His lab caught the attention of Bill Gates in 2012, during his search for a revolution in birth control (which has already spawned plans for a graphene condom), and Langer subsequently leased the technology to Microchips, a company already working on a micro-dosing implant for osteoporosis.

Langer says that the implant will be available by 2018, once the coming trials are complete, and that the device will be “competitively priced” in a bid to ensure it replaces conventional contraception.

Bill Gates recently caused controversy after he spoke out about the immigration crisis in Europe saying that the continent will be “devastated by African refugees” unless severe and immediate action is taken to reduce the population in Africa.

This has left many questioning Gates’ motives behind his vaccination programs after the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had previously been accused of secretly sterilizing millions of women in Africa by doctors in Kenya after abortion drugs were discovered in Tetanus vaccines.

The program, which is funded by Bill Gates, has been accused of conducting a mass depopulation experiment on the people of Kenya without their consent.

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Comey Leaked Classified Information

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In testimony last month before Senate Intelligence Committee members, Comey admitted leaking unauthorized information to the media on privileged communications with Trump.

He used Columbia Law Professor Daniel Richman to deliver it to the NYT. His purpose was to force an appointment of a special counsel, he said.

At the time, Law Professor Jonathan Turley called his action “problematic,” flying in the face of Trump urging him to crack down on leakers while still FBI director.

All agency personnel sign a statement, stating “all information acquired by me in connection with my official duties with the FBI and all official material to which I have access remain the property of the United States of America.”

Agency personnel “will not reveal, by any means, any information or material from or related to FBI files or any other information acquired by virtue of my official employment to any unauthorized recipient without prior official written authorization by the FBI.”

According to officials familiar with the material Comey released, it was government property. More than half of the documents contained classified information.

Comey flagrantly broke his own agency rules. It routinely restricts internally generated material relating to investigations as “FBI information.”

Its rules cover “documents reflecting advisory opinions, recommendations and deliberations comprising part of a process by which governmental decisions and policies are formulated.”

In Senate testimony, Comey lied, claiming nothing he released was classified or privileged information.

Agency documents are only for internal use. None of its personnel may release it publicly, including when they return to private life, unless given agency authorization.

Comey claiming he was legally and ethically justified in leaking information to the media was willful deception – compounded by using a law professor as his transmittal agent.

At the time, Trump’s personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz said the following:

“(I)t is overwhelmingly clear that there have been and continue to be those in government who are actively attempting to undermine this administration with selective and illegal leaks of classified information and privileged communications. Mr. Comey has now admitted that he is one of these leakers.”

“Today, Mr. Comey admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the President.”

“Although Mr. Comey testified that he only leaked the memos in response to a tweet, the public record reveals that the New York Times was quoting from those memos the day before the referenced tweet, which belies Mr. Comey’s excuse for this unauthorized disclosure of privileged information and appears to be entirely retaliatory.”

“We will leave it to the appropriate authorities to determine whether these leaks should be investigated along with all the others that are being investigated.”

Comey’s actions were improper, unethical, and arguably illegal, notably for lying to Congress. It’s for the Justice Department to decide if he warrants prosecution.

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“Killer Germs” Obliterated By Medicinal Smoke (Smudging), Study Reveals

"Killer Germs" Obliterated By Medicinal Smoke (Smudging), Study Reveals | medicinal-smoke-smudging | Natural Medicine Sleuth Journal Special Interests

The ritualistic use of plant smoke stretches back to the prehistorical era and is still used, the world over, as a way of ‘cleansing’ the spirit. Now modern scientific research reveals that the practice may actually have life-saving implications by purifying the air of harmful bacteria. 

The burning of herbs and plant resins for medicinal and spiritual purposes – so-called ‘smudging’ – is an ancient practice among indigenous people around the world; one increasingly adopted by Westerners. Smudging is a technology believed to unlock the ‘spirits’ of various plant allies to restore balance and ease to the individual or group.  Some liken it to taking a ‘spiritual shower,’ enabling you to wash away emotional and spiritual negativity that accumulates in your body and the spaces you live.

That said, skeptics believe attributing health benefits to the burning of sage and incense reflects ‘magical thinking.’ The practice has even been accused of being a New Age form of cultural imperialism where ‘plastic’ or ‘white’ shamans mimic and co-opt the traditions of indigenous people their predecessors essentially conquered.

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Burning white sage

Given the polarized view on this increasingly common practice, as well as the well known role that the burning of incense plays in even Western religious traditions, such as Catholicism, we decided to explore the published literature on the topic of smudging’s scientifically validated medical benefits, to see what we could find.

First, we uncovered a 2006 review published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology titled “Medicinal smokes,” that looked at single and multi-ingredient herbal and non-herbal remedies administered as smoke from 50 countries across 5 continents. The researchers found, with surprising overlap worldwide, medicinal smoke is mostly used to address the following specific organ systems: “pulmonary (23.5%), neurological (21.8%) and dermatological (8.1%).” They also found that “ambient smoke,” which is the type of passively inhaled smoke generated by smudging/incense, is traditionally believed to be an effective “air purifier.” The review argued that modern medicine should investigate medicinal smoke as a drug delivery system, owing to the following advantages: “The advantages of smoke-based remedies are rapid delivery to the brain, more efficient absorption by the body and lower costs of production.”

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Smudging, of course, as a ‘spiritual’ ritual, is not aimed at ‘killing germs,’ or becoming a ‘new drug delivery system.’ But because modern biomedicine only acknowledges what is empirically verifiable – which does not include ‘the soul’ or ‘negative vibes’ – the practice will only attain a modicum of credibility from the perspective of the dominant, scientism-contaminated worldview, if it can be demonstrated that it actually performs a useful function, such as destroying disease-causing germs.

Thanks to a remarkable 2007 study titled, “Medicinal smoke reduces airborne bacteria,” published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, we now know that smudging may be one of the most powerful antiseptic technologies ever discovered.

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The researchers reported their amazing findings:

We have observed that 1 hour treatment of medicinal smoke emanated by burning wood and a mixture of odoriferous and medicinal herbs (havan sámagri=material used in oblation to fire all over India), on aerial bacterial population caused over 94% reduction of bacterial counts by 60 min and the ability of the smoke to purify or disinfect the air and to make the environment cleaner was maintained up to 24 hour in the closed room. Absence of pathogenic bacteria Corynebacterium urealyticum, Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens, Enterobacter aerogenes (Klebsiella mobilis), Kocuria rosea, Pseudomonas syringae pv. persicae, Staphylococcus lentus, and Xanthomonas campestris pv. tardicrescens in the open room even after 30 days is indicative of the bactericidal potential of the medicinal smoke treatment. We have demonstrated that using medicinal smoke it is possible to completely eliminate diverse plant and human pathogenic bacteria of the air within confined space.” [email info@greenmedinfo.com to request the full PDF of this study]

Did you catch that?

Not only did the burning of medicinal herbs clear aerial bacterial populations by 94% within one hour, but a full day later, the closed room was still effectively decontaminated. Even more amazing, a full month later, seven other pathogenic bacteria in the open room were still non-detectable.

When one considers that modern urban air has been found to contain at least 1800 diverse bacterial types[1] – including families with pathogenic members – this finding could have profound implications for combating a increasingly deadly array of antibiotic-resistant bacteria against which even the CDC itself has acknowledged its impotence.  Consider also that a recent microbiome of NYC’s subway system found close to 1700 different microbes, including those responsible for Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)  and Bubonic Plague (yersinia pestis).[2]

Also, considering that conventional methods of air and surface sterilization and odor neutralization use chemical cocktails (e.g. Lysol) that are much less effective than advertised (one study found them up to 10 times less effective than believed), smudging or the use of natural incense products might constitute a far safer and more effective approach.

Given this discovery of medicinal smoke’s potent cleansing properties on aerosol microbes, we might look at Smudging’s traditional use as a cleanser of ‘evil spirits’ or ‘negative energy’ as less like a primitive projection and more like a metaphor for its very real antiseptic properties. This does not, of course, take away from its ‘cleansing’ effects upon the body’s subtler energy systems; nor does it take away from the the effects the medicinal smokes and its various small-molecule aromatic compounds have upon the olfactory system, which are largely responsible for the clinically proven health benefits of aromatherapy-based interventions.


[1] Brodie, E.L., DeSantis, T.Z., Moberg Parker, J.P., Zubietta, I.X., Piceno, Y.M., Andersen, G.L., 2006. Urban aerosols harbor diverse and dynamic bacterial. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104, 299–304.

[2] Ebrahim Afshinnekoo et al,  Geospatial Resolution of Human and Bacterial Diversity with City-Scale Metagenomics, published online Cell Systems, Feb. 2015

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Donald Trump Supports Coup d’Etat in Venezuela

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No one enjoys seeing Venezuelans going hungry, being oppressed by the military or not having electricity or running water. Venezuela is a very rich nation and should be in complete ruin as it is now.

It is true that Hugo Chavez and now Nicolas Maduro have served as oficial destructors of a nation that once was one of the most bountiful in the region, but it is also true that the instability in the South American country has also been spurred by American interventionism, both direct and indirect.

Today, we have another example of that interventionism as US President, Donald J. Trump has called the Venezuelan opposition’s plan to create a parallel government an “unmistakeable message” as he threatened to impose strong sanctions against the Venezuelan people if Nicolas Maduro dares to carry out a referendum.

Not everyone in North America is insane to threaten a population that is hanging by very thin threads. Both Mexico and Canada support Maduro’s initiative. It is within his purview as the democratically elected of President of Venezuela to hold such referendum.

Despite the legality of the referendum, the Venezuelan opposition announced on Monday, the day after achieving massive support among their fellow citizens in a symbolic referendum, that this Wednesday it will lay the groundwork for forging an unconstitutional “unity government” – with the incognito of whether it will include critical Chavistas – and call a general strike for Thursday.

The National Assembly will also appoint new judges for the Supreme Court on Tuesday – another illegal initiative – according to the announcement of the opposition deputy Freddy Guevara.

Almost midnight on Sunday, rectors acting as guarantors of the unpublished consultation reported that, with 95% of the votes counted, 7.2 million people had heeded the opposition appeal to express their rejection of the future National Assembly , Which the government of Nicolás Maduro promotes, and to support in turn the formation of a unity government. In other words, the opposition, although not elected by the popular vote, desires to gain power without going through the proper channels, which is the true meaning of a Coup d’Etat.

“On Wednesday we will announce preparations to form a government of national unity,” Guevara told a news conference.

On Sunday it was speculated that a parallel or shadow government would have beforehand the recognition of international powers and other governments in the region.

“This Thursday we are preparing for a 24-hour national civic strike,” he added. The measures announced by the Bureau of Democratic Unity (MUD) seek to make the referendum an ultimatum to the Chavista regime.

“Sunday’s consultation is something that has neither parameters nor antecedents,” warns the political analyst and professor at Caracas Simon Bolivar University (USB), Colette Capriles.

“It was something between an election and a protest, something that perhaps could be called an electoral protest, that nevertheless cannot be measured neither with the criteria of one nor with the criteria of the other.

But it was not the rout that the MUD had wanted in an ideal scenario: the goal would have been to surpass the figure of the 7.5 million votes with which Nicolas Maduro won the presidency in April 2013.

“I think the results have a tactical and a strategic significance,” says Capriles, who is not related to the opposition leader. “The first is that the National Assembly, so battered, is relegitimized to resume its powers and advance in the appointment of new members of the Supreme Court and Electoral Council, the other is the mandate to form a government of national unity.”

Any new step acquires urgency as it approaches July 30, the date on which the electoral authorities, allies of the Government, have scheduled the elections of new deputies who will form the National Constituent Assembly.

This is seen by its proponents and opponents as the final twist that the Chavista regime will try to close the possibility of having an alternative government.

The MUD, which has given definite term features to that date, announced that Sunday’s popular consultation also marked the beginning of a zero hour or countdown to prevent the Constituent Assembly from being held. Thus the MUD intensifies the pressure that has been putting on the streets since April, when a wave of protests began in which a hundred people died.

Trump threatens “strong economic actions”

In a statement Monday, the president of the United States warned the Maduro government that he will take “strong and quick economic actions” if necessary should the Venezuelan government dare to hold the National Constituent Assembly convened for the 30 of this month.

“On Sunday, the Venezuelan people clearly repeated that they support democracy, freedom and the law, but their brave and courageous actions continue to be ignored by a bad leader who dreams of becoming a dictator,” Trump said.

The US president also assured that the US will not remain still before the collapse of Venezuela. Unfortunately, the US has been and continuous to be involved in the collapse of Venezuela.

The declarations come a day after more than seven million Venezuelans, both inside and outside the country, voted in an unofficial popular referendum organized by opposition leaders, who are supported by the American government, to test their strength among the citizenship.

Success for them is a rejection of the Assembly planned by the Maduro administration. On Monday, Freddy Guevara, one of the deputies and organisers of the consultation, announced that the opposition will use citizen support to justify the appointment of new judges to the Supreme Court and to establish a government of national unity.

The threat launched on Monday is a tightening of Washington’s discourse to the actions of Maduro, who for months has been trying to cling to power with small concessions such as the recent release of opposition leader Leopoldo López.

It also pressures Maduro with a deadline, forcing him to proceed or to retreat with his call to the Constituent Assembly, which would serve to annihilate the opposition and impose greater control.

So far, the United States has faced the Venezuelan crisis – which since early April had killed at least 90 people and injured thousands – assuming a leading role in the constant denunciations of the situation in the Organization of American States (OAS).

In addition, the Trump government has issued new sanctions in recent months against members of Chavismo such as Vice President Tareck El Aissami as well as Supreme Court justices.

These measures have served to deprive members of the Chavismo of assets and properties they may have in the United States, blocking access to economic resources. However, for months the US government has valued sectoral sanctions against the country to put more pressure on Maduro.

In particular against industries such as oil, which is an important economic support for the regime. PDVSA, the Venezuelan state oil company, is the third US supplier, which is why it had escaped sanctions so far.

The multilateral efforts, however, were frustrated when the OAS – the most important hemispheric body – was unable to pass a resolution last June condemning the Maduro regime.

The failure, which marked the organization’s annual summit and which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did not attend, was a “disappointment” for the US, Vice President Mike Pence said.

Hours earlier, White House spokesman Sean Spicer insisted on concerns over the Venezuelan crisis and applauded the massive participation in Sunday’s popular referendum organized by opposition groups to President Nicolas Maduro. Spicer, said the success of the referendum sends an “unmistakable message” to the Maduro regime.

“We’ve been watching what happened. We congratulate the Venezuelan people for their massive participation in Sunday’s referendum,” Spicer said. “We condemn the violence of the groups against innocent voters as well as the government’s efforts to erode democracy in Venezuela,” he concluded.

Spicer cynically forgot to mention that much of the violence seen on the streets is carry out by agent provocateurs led by groups financed and supported by the US government.


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