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By TLB Contributor: Dave Hodges

The plan is called America 2050 and the concept is based upon the creation of megacities. In order for the megacities concept, which is well underway, to come to fruition, American suburbs and rural areas must be completely depopulated. This process is underway and the Obama administration is accelerating the process.

This will come as a shock to many reading this article because they did not learn of these events from FOX or CNN. However, in actuality, the process of moving the United States towards a complete Agenda 21 style of total urbanization has already commenced and it began nearly 20 years ago. In the case of total urbanization, the United States is in the process of dividing the country into 11 large densely populated urban centers. The concept, which will be the subject of a future investigation, will  explore this “end-game” strategy of the globalists which will depopulate the America’s suburbs and and rural areas. The concept is called megacities and the framework was laid in 1994,  when the United States became official participants in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was a ‘liberalized’ trade agreement between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Under NAFTA, farmers’ income in all three countries has plummeted and millions of small farmers have lost their land, while agribusiness corporations (i.e. large government subsidized corporate farms) have reaped huge profits. Subsequently, NAFTA has had three dramatic effects on farmers in North America and all three effects further the cause dense urbanization as outlined in Agenda 21 documents.

NAFTA Was the Beginning of Rural Flight In the United States

The first notable effect of NAFTA is that it it is credited with greatly accelerating illegal immigration and almost immediately bankrupted over three million farmers in northern Mexico and this group became the vanguard of millions of Mexicans illegally entering the US in search for subsistence work of any type.

The second dramatic impact of NAFTA lies in the fact that it has had catastrophic consequences for U.S. farmers as a record number of small farmers have lost their farms and have gone through foreclosure while the government subsidized corporate farms have thrived. Since NAFTAthe average annual growth of the US trade deficit has been 45% higher. Also since NAFTA took effect, about 170,000 small family farms have gone bankrupt which represents a decline of 21% of family farms in the U.S. The 21% of American small farmers who have been bankrupted since the advent of NAFTA, represents a higher percentage of displaced American farmers than what is happening with the forced relocation of Chinese farmers to the ghost cities as covered in the first part of this series. And what happens to American small farmers who have lost their livelihood? They either work on their former competitors corporate farms as hired hands, or they relocate to urban areas in search of employment.

In a case of “death by a thousand cuts”, the American farmer is rapidly moving towards extinction. If it is not the EPA enforcing its Agenda 21 wetlands regulations with devastating consequences on farmers, it is the FDA harassing farmers for pursuing time-honored farm related industries such as the raw milk industry. Congress is plotting new attacks on the U.S. farmer as I write these words. Even Amish farmers have felt the “swat-team wrath of the federal government. Average, everyday Americans are being arrested for merely growing their own food. The relationship between the federal government and the independent American farmer has become so strained that a 17 county region in northern California and southern Oregon have come together to try and form a 51st state dubbed the State of Jefferson.

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Whether it is China or the U.S., the United Nations Agenda 21 urbanization policies are designed for the purpose of herding people into dense urban areas for reasons of control and the primary method of control has to do with dominating food production.

The US Government Is Gaining Control Over All Food

Through the collectivization of the food production, the Chinese government is working towards gaining complete control over all food in order to control the people. On an ever increasing basis, NAFTA is providing the U.S. government with the exact same ability. Therefore, the third draconian impact of NAFTA is that it has led to even more nefarious free trade agreements and executive orders which led to the loss of control for local communities over their own food supply.

Underlying the World Trade Organization, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA which has now morphed into the Organization of American States), and the Central American Free Trade Agreement is the philosophy that all food (i.e. from basic grains, meat, fruits and vegetables) should be exclusively produced for international export. This is a drastic departure from the time honored practice where each country produced the majority of food its citizens needed on local, small farms and only traded in certain products that could not be successfully grown locally. If anyone wonders where this is headed, we only have to look to Africa for the answer. The very first great wave of a NAFTA style of globalization in agriculture took place in Africa, Asia, and Latin America as global corporations forced local farmers to give up local food production, and shifted production to plantations using enslaved Indigenous and African labor to grow the luxury crops of coffee, sugar, bananas, and cocoa for export to the colonizing countries.

If the changing nature of food production in Africa are not enough to raise the level of concern for most, perhaps a quick history lesson will jolt the more complacent among you into a state of full awareness.

Josef Stalin engaged in his own Soviet style Holocaust when, in 1932 and 1933, and estimated six to 20 million people in the Ukraine died from starvation when Stalin implemented his prescription of “hope and change” policies in order to eliminate the Ukrainian’s desire for becoming their own nation-state.

Upon assuming power, the Stalinist Communist regime rapidly nationalized the food industry and forced all of the region’s farms into collectives. Thus, Stalin’s version of the Holocaust came to fruition in what history has dubbed, the “Holdomor,” in which millions perished in only a two year period when the Soviet government began to exterminate the Ukrainian population by taking control of food and food production. The large corporate collectivization of food is precisely the same thing that is presently happening in the United States under Obama.

The lesson here is, if the government controls the food, the government controls the people.

Starvation Will Be Used to Enforce the Agenda 21 Depopulation of Rural Areas

The use of food by the U.S. government has been a matter of official U.S. governmental covert policy since 1974-1975.

In December, 1974, the National Security Council directed by Henry Kissinger completed a classified study entitled, “National Security Study Memorandum 200: Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security and Overseas Interests.” The study was based upon the unproven claims that population growth in Lesser Developed Countries (LDC) constituted a serious risk to America’s national security.

In November 1975, President Ford, based upon the tenets of NSSM 200, outlined a classified plan to forcibly reduce population growth in LDC countries through birth control, war and famine. Ford’s new national security adviser, Brent Scowcroft, in conjunction with CIA  Director, George H. W. Bush, were tasked with implementing the plan and the secretaries of state, treasury, defense, and agriculture assisted in the implementation of these insane genocidal plans.

Kissinger’s quote is important because he was tasked with implementing the insane genocidal policies contained in NSSM 200.

Kissinger’s quote is important because he was tasked with implementing the insane genocidal policies contained in NSSM 200.

NSSM 200 formally raised the question, “Would food be considered an instrument of national power? … Is the U.S. prepared to accept food rationing to help people who can’t/won’t control their population growth”? Kissinger has answered these questions when he stated that he was predicting a series of contrived famines, created by mandatory programs and this would make exclusive reliance on birth control programs unnecessary in this modern day application of eugenics in a scheme that would allow Henry to have his cake and eat it too in that the world would finally be rid of the “useless eaters!”

Third world population control, using food as one of the primary weapons, has long been a matter of official covert national policy and a portion of President Obama’s Executive Order (EO 13603), National Defense Resources Preparedness is a continuation of that policy. Only now, the intended target are not the LDC’s but, instead, the American people.

With the stroke of his pen, Obama has total and absolute control over all food where his EO 13603 states:

e)  “Food resources” means all commodities and products, (simple, mixed, or compound), or complements to such commodities or products, that are capable of being ingested by either human beings or animals, irrespective of other uses to which such commodities or products may be put, at all stages of processing from the raw commodity to the products thereof in vendible form for human or animal consumption.  “Food resources” also means potable water packaged in commercially marketable containers, all starches, sugars, vegetable and animal or marine fats and oils, seed, cotton, hemp, and flax fiber, but does not mean any such material after it loses its identity as an agricultural commodity or agricultural product.

(f)  “Food resource facilities” means plants, machinery, vehicles (including on farm), and other facilities required for the production, processing, distribution, and storage (including cold storage) of food resources, and for the domestic distribution of farm equipment and fertilizer…”

NAFTA was merely the opening artillery bombardment against the American farmer and the ultimate depopulation of rural areas. The death of the American farmer will ultimately come at the hands of EO 13603 and I believe this will be fully implemented when Obama declares martial law.

“Thank God That I Do Not Live On a Farm”

Put this map into your GPS, it will tell where you soon cannot go. The UN's manifestation of forcing people into stack and pack cities.

Do you think that you and your family are actually safe from the ravages of depopulating the rural areas through economic blackmail and ultimate starvation? Think again! Unless you presently live in the core inner city and occupy less than 500 square feet of living space, the Obama administration, as I write these words, is actively plotting to get you out of your home and into densely populated urban areas and this will be fully exposed in Part Four of this series as the draconian concept of megacities is fully explored.

If you have not read parts 1&2 of this series click on these links

Part One    Part Two

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Dave Hodges is the host of the popular radio talk show, which airs from 9 PM to Midnight (Central). The show can be heard by clicking the following icon in the upper right hand corner of The Common Sense Show.

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In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States. That’s right. It’s legal for the mainstream media to lie to you.

Back in December of 1996, Jane Akre and her husband, Steve Wilson, were hired by FOX as a part of the Fox “Investigators” team at WTVT in Tampa Bay, Florida. In 1997 the team began work on a story about bovine growth hormone (BGH), a controversial substance manufactured by Monsanto Corporation. The couple produced a four-part series revealing that there were many health risks related to BGH and that Florida supermarket chains did little to avoid selling milk from cows treated with the hormone, despite assuring customers otherwise.

According to Akre and Wilson, the station was initially very excited about the series. But within a week, Fox executives and their attorneys wanted the reporters to use statements from Monsanto representatives that the reporters knew were false and to make other revisions to the story that were in direct conflict with the facts. Fox editors then tried to force Akre and Wilson to continue to produce the distorted story. When they refused and threatened to report Fox’s actions to the FCC, they were both fired.(Project Censored #12 1997)

Akre and Wilson sued the Fox station and on August 18, 2000, a Florida jury unanimously decided that Akre was wrongfully fired by Fox Television when she refused to broadcast (in the jury’s words) “a false, distorted or slanted story” about the widespread use of BGH in dairy cows. They further maintained that she deserved protection under Florida’s whistle blower law. Akre was awarded a $425,000 settlement. Inexplicably, however, the court decided that Steve Wilson, her partner in the case, was ruled not wronged by the same actions taken by FOX.

FOX appealed the case, and on February 14, 2003 the Florida Second District Court of Appeals unanimously overturned the settlement awarded to Akre. The Court held that Akre’s threat to report the station’s actions to the FCC did not deserve protection under Florida’s whistle blower statute, because Florida’s whistle blower law states that an employer must violate an adopted “law, rule, or regulation.” In a stunningly narrow interpretation of FCC rules, the Florida Appeals court claimed that the FCC policy against falsification of the news does not rise to the level of a “law, rule, or regulation,” it was simply a “policy.” Therefore, it is up to the station whether or not it wants to report honestly.

During their appeal, FOX asserted that there are no written rules against distorting news in the media. They argued that, under the First Amendment, broadcasters have the right to lie or deliberately distort news reports on public airwaves. Fox attorneys did not dispute Akre’s claim that they pressured her to broadcast a false story, they simply maintained that it was their right to do so. After the appeal verdict WTVT general manager Bob Linger commented, “It’s vindication for WTVT, and we’re very pleased… It’s the case we’ve been making for two years. She never had a legal claim.”


UPDATE BY LIANE CASTEN: If we needed any more proof that we now live in an upside down world, the saga of Jane Akre, along with her husband, Steve Wilson, could not be more compelling.

Akre and Wilson won the first legal round. Akre was awarded $425,000 in a jury trial with well-crafted arguments for their wrongful termination as whistleblowers. And in the process, they also won the prestigious “Goldman Environmental” prize for their outstanding efforts. However, FOX turned around and appealed the verdict. This time, FOX won; the original verdict was overturned in the Appellate Court of Florida’s Second District. The court implied there was no restriction against distorting the truth. Technically, there was no violation of the news distortion because the FCC’s policy of news distortion does not have the weight of the law. Thus, said the court, Akre-Wilson never qualified as whistleblowers.

What is more appalling are the five major media outlets that filed briefs of Amici Curiae- or friend of FOX – to support FOX’s position: Belo Corporation, Cox Television, Inc., Gannett Co., Inc., Media General Operations, Inc., and Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc. These are major media players! Their statement, “The station argued that it simply wanted to ensure that a news story about a scientific controversy regarding a commercial product was present with fairness and balance, and to ensure that it had a sound defense to any potential defamation claim.”

“Fairness and balance?” Monsanto hardly demonstrated “fairness and balance” when it threatened a lawsuit and demanded the elimination of important, verifiable information!

The Amici position was “If upheld by this court, the decision would convert personnel actions arising from disagreements over editorial policy into litigation battles in which state courts would interpret and apply federal policies that raise significant and delicate constitutional and statutory issues.” After all, Amici argued, 40 states now have Whistleblower laws, imagine what would happen if employees in those 40 states followed the same course of action?

The position implies that First Amendment rights belong to the employers – in this case the five power media groups. And when convenient, the First Amendment becomes a broad shield to hide behind. Let’s not forget, however; the airwaves belong to the people. Is there no public interest left—while these media giants make their private fortunes using the public airwaves? Can corporations have the power to influence the media reporting, even at the expense of the truth? Apparently so.

In addition, the five “friends” referred to FCC policies. The five admit they are “vitally interested in the outcome of this appeal, which will determine the extent to which state whistleblower laws may incorporate federal policies that touch on sensitive questions of editorial judgment.”

Anyone concerned with media must hear the alarm bells. The Bush FCC, under Michael Powell’s leadership, has shown repeatedly that greater media consolidation is encouraged, that liars like Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter are perfectly acceptable, that to refer to the FCC interpretation of “editorial judgment” is to potentially throw out any pretense at editorial accuracy if the “accuracy” harms a large corporation and its bottom line. This is our “Brave New Media”, the corporate media that protects its friends and now lies, unchallenged if need be.

The next assault: the Fox station then filed a series of motions in a Tampa Circuit Court seeking more than $1.7 million in trial fees and costs from both Akre and Wilson. The motions were filed on March 30 and April 16 by Fox attorney, William McDaniels—who bills his client at $525 to $550 an hour. The costs are to cover legal fees and trial costs incurred by FOX in defending itself at the first trial. The issue may be heard by the original trial judge, Ralph Steinberg—a logical step in the whole process. However, Judge Steinberg must come out of retirement if he is to hear this, so the hearing, set for June 1, may go to a new judge, Judge Maye.

Akre and her husband feel the stress. “There is no justification for the five stations not to support us,” she said. “Attaching legal fees to whistleblowers is unprecedented, absurd. The ‘business’ of broadcasting trumps it all. These news organizations must ensure they are worthy of the public trust while they use OUR airwaves, free of charge. Public trust is alarmingly absent here.”

Indeed. This is what our corporate media, led by such as Rupert Murdoch, have come to. How low we have fallen.

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By: Roger Landry (TLB)

Look around you … No I mean REALLY look around you, and you will see the collapse of a Republic via the mechanisms of a representative government wrought with corruption, cronyism, greed, complicity and (theatrical) infighting. This is resulting in the slow but inevitable awakening of We The People, regardless of our political affiliation or mindset, to this painful reality.

A historically large majority of Americans today no longer trust any of the triad of governance we depend on to lead this country, whether it be the Executive, Congressional or Judicial legs of this Republic, on a multitude of issues ranging from Political Despotism, Perpetual Warfare, to Health Tyranny.

This is not a Democrat or Republican issue as this fall from grace has been long in coming. To blame one or the other merely plays into the hands of those who wish us distracted and divided. But to not see the marked acceleration of this process since the dawn of the twenty-first century and the shift into overdrive in the last six years is to pose a blind eye to absolute reality.

A serious look at the shift in policy and conscience of this government during the stated period reveals the constant erosion of our unalienable rights, our precious freedoms, our standard of living, our respect in the global community and more. This all culminates in a country devoid of self respect. We will discuss this and more today …

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We introduce Randy today by throwing him right onto the front-lines to discuss some critical topics. Please listen to this great conversation and know exactly where Randy is coming from and why TLB is fortunate to include him in our ever growing family of patriots …

This show is not for the weak of mind !!!

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Thanks to a new eavesdropping technology developed by MIT, speech can now be recovered from any physical object simply from the sound wave imprint left by an individual.

Even more impressive is that researchers could detect speech from an object photographed from 15 feet away through soundproof glass, as well as analyze video recordings and extract the data from objects in a room even when the people targeted were off camera.

You can see the full demonstration of how this “visual microphone” technology works, and how it combines with other similar discoveries, in three videos posted below.

In our era of ever-increasing crazy spy tech, this discovery could open up a whole new array of surveillance applications.

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By: Roger Landry (TLB)

There was a point in our history when Americans were considered among the most well educated and aware societies on this planet; those days are gone. The American system of education is now a global joke, as it should be … But the most dangerous aspect of this realization is … it is intentional.

Common Core and its supporting curriculum is now the purveyor of the American education standard, and it is growing in influence daily, facilitated by grants (bribes) via the federal government to cash strapped states. This departure from a well proven system of teaching is written and implemented via the corporatocracy and propagated by entities such as Bill Gates, NOT by the long established system of education.

The goal of this endeavor is to churn out average students capable of satisfying the needs of said mega corporations, but without the ambition, knowledge or drive to challenge the system. People who are unaware of what freedom, liberty and unbridled ambition truly are will not strive for it and the end result is a passive and complacent population that knows its place in the hierarchy.

The days of parents’ involvement in the education of their children (helping with homework or staying in contact with their educators), are almost gone as more and more parents must work longer hours and even multiple jobs to maintain a reasonable standard of living. This is a mistake beyond reckoning, but again falls within the plans design.

We trust and accept that the education our children are receiving is the best and complimentary to their future needs … and nothing could be further than the truth! The education presented today is no longer in the best interest of these children, it is in the best interest of the corporatocracy facilitating that education, and this does NOT bode well for our children or their future, as you are about to see.

What you are about to experience is funny from a very sad perspective, and tragic on so many levels. You can’t make this stuff up, and if I were to publish an article describing what you are about to see for yourself, it would be trashed on every forum as a blatant exaggeration or outright fabrication. Yet these children are permitted to graduate because by the standards of our system of education in America today … they are ready?

If you can control the minds of children … within a generation you will control the population.

Witness the successful Dumbing Down of America

And this is just a small sample … WAKE THE HELL UP AMERICA !!!


By: Roger Landry (TLB)

The one thing We The People know for sure, is that there are many things our government is involved in that we surely don’t know … and a fair amount of these issues are not complementary to our safety, health or well-being.

From the Gulf of Tonkin, 9/11, Geo-Engineering, GMO’s, Vaccines, Fluoride, Iraq (We know they have weapons of mass destruction), Libya and right on up to the chaos in Ukraine. Each and every one of these presents clear and present danger and harm, whether it be political, economic or physical, on some level, to this very safety, health or well-being. But the most devastating part of all this is all these blights on this trusting society are perpetrated or propagated by the very entity we trust to protect us from such events or mechanisms.

This government has a patent of the Ebola virus. George Soros and the Gates foundation are involved in the funding of the Ebola research facility that is at the center of this outbreak …

They are self-proclaimed elitists with population reduction in their repertoire, and this government is owned and controlled by this caste of elitist … FACT!

The utilization of deception, misdirection or outright lies is not new, but their facilitation is at a level so far beyond past utilization, that the truth must hold an elevated status on the endangered list of concepts at risk of extinction.

In 1981 William Casey (CIA Director) stated:

“We will know our disinformation program is complete when everything Americans believe is false.”

That was well over 30 years ago and the program had been instituted many years prior to this statement.

When a government must lie to its people to maintain its credibility or viability then … it is its people it fears.

When the people realize their government is lying to maintain its hold on power and can no longer be trusted to represent them then … it is this government it fears.

When these two concepts exist simultaneously … revolution is most likely unavoidable

What follows is a mind altering video series. Some will dismiss it as propaganda or tin foil hat wearing foolishness and some will dismiss it as outright fabrication and lies. You do this at what could quite possibly be your own peril.

TLB has done enough in-depth research to know we are well past the time in history where this government represents the well-being of We The People … The question is have they in fact become a detriment to the survival of the people?

Please continue with this series …


2014 August 8 Breaking News CDC EBOLA BIOLOGICAL WARFARE USA Department of defense Eugenics

2014 August 8 Breaking News CDC EBOLA BIOLOGICAL WARFARE USA Department of defense Eugenics The new Ebola bio-warfare to reduce Africa’s growing population and will spread worldwide outbreak no treatment no cure deadly virus Part 4

2014 July 23 Breaking News REUTERS Sierra Leone’s chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus USA – DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE equipped largest Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone – Stephen Becker Bio weapons virologist states growing evidence that the current Ebola outbreak is a covert biological warfare operation…

2014 July 23 Breaking News CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
USA Department of Defense funded Ebola trials on healthy adults in January 2014 Ebola outbreak no treatment no cure worldwide threat – Biological warfare waged on this scale is potentially far worse than nuclear war…

Ebola Virus Hybrid Bio Weapon Invented by CDC

April 2014 Breaking News Biological warfare What Syrian Officials say about their own Biological Weapon Capability…

2014 July 22 Breaking News USA CDC department of defense BIO Warfare Virus mind control terrorism Part 1

2014 July 22 Breaking News USA CDC Biological virus warfare terrorism Part 2

July 11 2014 Breaking News CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden announced Citing a recurring problem with safety, USA officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down two of its laboratories where the recent safety lapses took place. One of the closed labs was involved an incident last month that could have accidentally exposed workers in three labs to anthrax. No one was reported ill. In an incident earlier this year, the CDC said another of its labs accidentally contaminated a sample of conventional flu virus with a deadly bird flu germ. That sample was then sent to another government lab…

July 29, 2005 Texas Military School Fort Sam Houston Army base Launches Class for Bio Warfare Identification – Military website –…

June 2013 Breaking News Iranian general warns of bio-warfare…

2014 July Breaking News Labs Mixing Human DNA Animal DNA 2 of 5 Last days news

July 2014 Breaking News Mixing Human DNA with Animal DNA Last days final hour news prophecy

2014 July 18 Worldwide conflict leading to world war 3 leading to one world Government

2014 July 3 Bible Prophecy Current Events in motion leading to One World Government Currency & Religion NWO New World Order

2014 June 28 NWO GLOBALIZATION ALERT China attending RIMPAC2014

2014 June 25 Breaking News China Successful EMP Cyber Attack Japanese Spy Satellite Part 2

2014 June 24 Breaking News China urges peaceful development of seas says conflict leads to disaster

2014 June 25 Breaking News USA President Barack Obama Invites and China accepted Pacific Rim Military Exercises 23 nations in total at RIMPAC2014…

2014 Breaking News Chinese General on Nuclear USS Ronald Reagan Amid China Sea tensions

2014 Breaking News Russian Stealth submarines launch ballistic missiles under Putin’s control

2014 Breaking News Putin Tests Nuclear Forces & NATO expansion

2014 Breaking News USA NATO shows Putin lies no withdraw Russia 40K troops Ukraine’s border

2014 Breaking News Russia military test Nuclear multi warhead ICBM

Zbigniew Brzezinski: It Is Infinitely Easier to Kill a Million People than it is to Control Them

There is massive change happening on this planet today purposely held outside the realm of our understanding and control. We quite possibly stand on the brink of the most catastrophic period in our words history … And by TLB’s reckoning it will not bode well for a massive portion of humanity. Wake up and speak out … while you are still allowed to …

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By: Heather Callaghan

Writers are often barraged with email invites to attend conferences to become better writers with promises that, in time, their efforts will produce a lucrative income. There are niche writing workshops as well, such as “food blogging.” The hitch, of course, is that one must pay for tickets to enter said workshop.

In a notable flipside, however, Monsanto recently paid female bloggers $150 if they attended “an intimate and interactive panel.” The goal here not being a way to a successful writing career, but rather an incentivized way to shape public opinion.

The invite target? Women … Perhaps those of the ever-growing “Mommy Blogger” persuasion?

Reportedly, this was an invite-only three-hour brunch panel event on the last day of the BlogHer conference held in San Jose, California the weekend of July 26-27. It was to feature two female farmers and a team from Monsanto to discuss “where your food comes from” and the “impact growing food has on the environment, and how farmers are using fewer resources to feed a growing population.”

The Cornucopia Institute originally posted a link to an invite, which is now closed. The invitation specified that no social media or write-ups were expected from attendees, but attendees would have the opportunity to ask questions.

It was Anna Lappé of who made the event well known and delved deep into the PR tactics surrounding this event. She really dissects the dizzying methods that Big Food corps use to build relationships to sponsor events like these in order to mold public opinion and “dress up” advertising as news or use “panels” with the appearance of a two-way conversation.

Anna also notes:

Another invite-only event in August will bring bloggers to a Monsanto facility in Northern California for a tour of its fields and research labs. Again, while no media coverage is expected, the unspoken goal is clear.

Stealth marketing techniques, such as these by Monsanto, reveal how the food industry — from biotech behemoths to fast-food peddlers — is working surreptitiously to shape public opinion about biotechnology, industrialized farming and junk food.

She mentions similar events. Not that these tactics are really all too surprising, considering the vast resources of a global corporate giant, which according to one of Lappé’s sources, now build in entire budget lines for such networking. That is, as soon as they started taking the blogosphere seriously.

Nestle, for instance, has a “cyber army,” complete with state-of-the-art high tech headquarters ready at the helm to address criticism through social media. They also had to pay a fine for infiltrating an activist group that spoke out against them….

Speaking of which, Monsanto has taken the online social media offense before. Even going so far as to pay Blackwater (which boasts having Monsanto as a client) the truly big bucks to infiltrate the ranks of anti-Monsanto activists.

Furthermore, in one instance, Monsanto representatives were asked to speak to school children in a health classroom – they gifted each of the kiddos with a deck of playing cards – each card displaying a Big Agri tidbit.  That article drew criticism from a Monsanto employee who routinely makes such comments on similar articles.

The Internet is starting to really teem with pro-GMO frontrunners trying to make it popular to paint non-GMO writers as extremists, shills, alarmists, dumb, science-illiterate and apparently killers for promoting world hunger via organic and local ag. Go figure. But now, perhaps, by holding positive sounding “educational” panels, they can convert mommy bloggers who will spread the GM gospel.

As people continue to turn away from corporate-run media, catch on to the PR industry spin jobs, and explore the world of the blogosphere, such tares among wheat are to be anticipated.

Heather Callaghan is a natural health blogger and food freedom activist. You can see her work at and Like at Facebook.

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Preface by; Roger Landry (TLB)

With modern travel on a global scale as it is … and people not readily displaying symptoms boarding international flights or other modes of modern transportation, it is next to impossible to prevent a global pandemic without imposing draconian countermeasures. Most governments are aware of this and the fact that all travel from the affected areas (especially air travel) has not been more tightly constrained is pure insanity …


Congressional Report: Ebola Bio Kits Deployed to National Guard Units In All 50 States.

The U.S. Is Quietly Establishing Ebola Quarantine Centers.

Obama Signs Executive Order to Allow Detention of Americans With ‘Respiratory Illnesses’

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Ebola Outbreak in the U.S.?

By TLB Contributor: Gary Franchi (Next News Network)

What could happen if the deadly Ebola virus made it to the United States? It’s spreading rapidly in Liberia and many people are concerned that it could be on it’s way to the United States.

American doctor Kent Brantley of North Carolina came down with Ebola while attending to sick patients on a missions trip to Liberia. Brantley identified his symptoms early on, and placed himself in a voluntary quarantine. He’s still in Liberia and out of reach of other people, but have any others come in contact with sick patients and come back home?

Another American, Patrick Sawyer was on his way home from caring for his sick sister in Libera, en route to Minnesota when he stopped for a layover in Lagos. Unknown to him, Sawyer had contracted Ebola from his sister. He was admitted into a Nigerian hospital before he died 5 days later.

Three days ago, Ebola had killed 672 people. Now, that number is 729. 57 more people died in under 72 hours. There is no known cure for the disease. The virus was first identified almost 40 years ago, but this is the largest outbreak ever.

We told you yesterday about a California man who was charged and arrested after refusing to accept treatment for tuberculosis. Officials say 25-year-old Eduardo Rosas Cruz was diagnosed in March after seeking medical help for a violent cough. He comes from an area in Mexico known for a dangerous drug-resistant strain of TB. Area district attorney, Stephen Taylor clarified that they aren’t trying to punish Cruz, but by refusing treatment, he’s putting people around him at risk.

Should the fatal plague make it’s way to America, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have the legal authority to detain, arrest and quarantine anyone who they identify as a potential risk. Federal law grants the CDC equal power to act as the state for the benefit of society.

In this case, quarantine seems to make sense. Most Americans would likely volunteer to be quarantined if they knew they were a threat to society. This law is operating in a very grey area because it has the authority to arrest someone who has not broken any laws.

The last large-scale isolation and quarantines was during the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1918 so there is a precedent set.

Suppose it happened today, what would it look like? Well… Given the fierceness of today’s police powers and emergency alerts transmitted via Text message it could be very easy to round up huge swaths of the population.

The question now is… what would you do if you received a text message from the CDC telling you to report to the nearest Quarantine zone?


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By TLB Contributor: Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show

I interviewed former CIA operative, Dr. Jim Garrow, about a planned attack upon multiple shopping malls inside of the United States which will be similar in scope to what happened in Nairobi with the attack on just the one mall. In fact, Dr. Garrow says that Nairobi was the beta test for what’s coming to shopping malls inside the United States, except for what is going to happen here, will dwarf the Nairobi event. Since Dr. Garrow’s first revelation about the coming series of terrorist actions, more information is coming to light regarding the operation.

The end game is martial law with, as we have suspected, the UN in charge. The mall attacks are the precursor event and this is explained in the recording. For nearly two years, I have maintained that the United States was going to be attacked by Russia and China and that both countries were maintaining a covert troop presence on U.S. soil for this express purpose.

he facts surrounding the Garrow account confirm my beliefs and facts. The connections, between my private sources regarding the illegal immigration invasion and a Fifth Column insurgency designed to plunge America into martial law as well as Jim Garrow’s mall attack revelations are stunning and are all contained within this short one hour recording. The interview commences 6 minutes into the recording. Here is the link to the one hour Dr. Jim Garrow interview.

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Amazon Fire TV monitors and records your conversations

By Mike Adams, the Health Ranger

(NaturalNews) is building the CIA’s new $600 million data center, reports the Financial Times. (1) At the same time is building this massive cloud computing infrastructure for the CIA, the company is also shipping millions of Fire TV set-top devices to customers who are placing them in their private homes. I have one myself, and it’s a terrific piece of hardware for delivering Prime video content. In fact, in terms of its usability and specs, it’s far superior to Roku or Netflix-capable devices. Fire TV is, hands down, the best set-top video delivery device on the market today.

But there’s something about it that always struck me as odd: it has no power button. There’s no power button on the remote, and there’s no power button on the box. It turns out there’s no way to power the device off except for unplugging it.

This is highly unusual and apparently done by design. “It is not necessary to turn off Amazon Fire TV when you are finished using it,” says the website. (2) “Your Amazon Fire TV is designed to go into sleep mode after 30 minutes, while continuing to automatically receive important software updates.”

Note carefully that this does not say your Fire TV device WILL go into sleep mode after 30 minutes; only that it is “designed” to go into sleep mode after 30 minutes. As lawyers well know, this is a huge difference.

Fire TV devices linked to your identity

So far, you might not be convinced this is anything to write home about, but there’s much more to this story. What we know so far is that is building the CIA’s new cloud computing data center, and we also know the company’s Fire TV devices have no way to be turned off and are being placed in the living rooms of private homes.

What starts to make this really interesting is when you realize these devices are linked to your identity before they’re shipped to you.

Ever notice that when you power on your Fire TV device, it already knows who you are? Your entire library of video purchases on is already available, and those purchases are of course linked to your credit card, which is linked to your social security number, which is linked to your identity.

In other words, knows the identity of the owner of every Fire TV box currently sitting in living rooms across America. This mean it can connect everything that happens around that box (including audio monitoring, as you’ll see below) to your personal identity.

Fire TV devices listen to your voice and upload audio to Amazon servers

Here’s the next piece of this puzzle that may give you pause: There is a built-in microphone on the Fire TV remote.

When you click the search button, your voice is recorded and uploaded to servers where it is analyzed by Amazon cloud computing applications — the same kind of thing Amazon is building for the CIA — in order to return search matches to your local TV screen.

Now, I fully realize that most Americans are too gullible and naive to believe their audio recordings get uploaded to servers, so I’m going to quote here which published an article earlier this year entitled: “How to delete your Fire TV voice recordings – Amazon stores your recordings on its servers to improve accuracy of voice searches. Here’s how you can delete that data.” (3)

As this article openly states, “To improve the service and the voice results, however, Amazon records and stores the voice samples associated with your account to its servers.”

It goes on to warn readers that “there is no way to opt-out of Amazon’s voice storage.”

And there you have it: the Fire TV device was engineered from the start to record your voice, upload it to Amazon’s servers — now being expanded to the CIA — and link those voice recordings to your identity.

Nothing written in this article so far should be debatable in the least: it’s all fact, openly admitted by the company itself. Then again, the average Netizen is so clueless about reality that you’ll probably see people denying the fact that Fire TV set-top boxes have microphones and the ability to upload voice recordings to Some will call that a “conspiracy theory” even though it’s part of the published specification of the device.

But there’s even more to this story that does legitimately qualify as a debatable topic. Let’s explore…

The perfect spy devices for monitoring private conversations in your home

How hard would it be for Fire TV devices to monitor and upload your conversations 24/7?

Think about it: Fire TV devices already have the hardware, software and bandwidth to record audio and upload it to That’s part of the spec and functionality of the system. The devices have no power off button to discourage people from turning them off. The devices are already linked to your personal identity via your credit card on file with Amazon, and this is the same company that’s now building a massive storage and data center for the CIA, which for some reason now needs massive data storage capacity and the ability to process that data using buildings full of servers.

An article published by MHP Books (4) reveals that Amazon may already be working with the NSA to provide surveillance data on U.S. citizens:

…One mainstream source — Businessweek — rather perversely observes that the leaked documents show Dropbox was about to be added to the PRISM program, then goes on to say that “This is a weird one because Dropbox stores its customers’ files on’s cloud computing service, yet Amazon appears nowhere in the Prism documents.” It fails to note that not all the companies suspected of supplying the NSA with info were named in the documents — that those documents were in fact redacted — although it does show a modicum of due diligence in asking Amazon if it was participating in the NSA program, and a spokeswoman responds with an apparent two word answer: “Not cooperating.”

But are they to be believed? Other non-mainstreamers report bluntly that Amazon was part of PRISM. To still other observers, such as this reader in the Guardian, it seems obvious: “Does this explain the apparent immunity to tax of Apple, Amazon and co?” she asks.

Full details on the PRISM infrastructure exposed by Edward Snowden are described in this Market Oracle article. We’ve also covered it here on Natural News.

Another article entitled, “Snowden slams Amazon for leaking customer data to the NSA” reveals how former NSA contractor Edward Snowden harshly criticized for allowing intelligence agencies to read everything you browse on, including book titles, movies and more. This is happening due to’s failure to implement proper encryption protocols, Snowden explains. (5)

Corporations spying on their own customers is a conspiracy FACT

You can fully expect that many people who are still living in the pre-Snowden era will immediately decry this article as a “conspiracy theory.” But doing so only paints a dunce label on their foreheads, because thanks to Snowden, we already know as a matter of record that nearly all the large data companies routinely spy on their own customers and hand over that data to the NSA. Welcome to 1984, three decades later.

Perhaps in 2004, the idea that all your phone calls, emails, credit card transactions, banking activities, web surfing habits and social media posts were monitored by the NSA could be considered kooky and weird. But today, ten years later, all this (and more) is known to be historical fact.

If you don’t believe me, listen to the words of former high-level NSA architect William Binney who now warns that “the ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control,” according to a headline in The Guardian. (6)

That Guardian article goes on to report:

Binney recently told the German NSA inquiry committee that his former employer had a “totalitarian mentality” that was the “greatest threat” to US society since that country’s US Civil War in the 19th century.

The era of mass surveillance has gone from the fringes of public debate to the mainstream, where it belongs… One of Europe’s leading web creators, Lena Thiele, presented her stunning series Netwars in London on the threat of cyber warfare. She showed how easy it is for governments and corporations to capture our personal information without us even realising.

That may be exactly what Amazon is doing right now with Fire TV set-top boxes: capturing our personal information without us realizing.

Huge intelligence value of recording your private conversations

Imagine the intelligence value of having 24/7 audio streams of private household conversations that are linked to all the other information Amazon already has on us: book purchasing habits, video viewing habits, shopping behaviors and more. While many people concerned about digital privacy often point to Google’s tracking of your search queries, in truth has a far more intimate knowledge of your psyche than Google because Amazon knows what you’re buying, watching, reading and consuming.

I’m sure my own purchase history would be a goldmine of data revealing a long history of purchases of laboratory equipment, firearms accessories, rare books and products related to special interest areas such as aviation history and aquaponics. Imagine the value of this information if combined with live audio of someone holding private conversations in their own living room.

With Fire TV, Amazon may have already displaced Google as the internet company that knows more about your psyche than anyone else. And Amazon is the company that’s now building the CIA’s new cloud computing center.

Gives you something to ponder, doesn’t it?

All Fire TV devices are one update away from being activated as spy devices

I fully realize there may be many skeptics who can’t possibly fathom the idea of spying on them in their own living rooms. Then again, there are still people who believe that concrete-and-steel buildings collapse like a perfect demolition job following a few small office fires. Go figure.

But consider this: Even if Fire TV boxes aren’t currently being used to spy on you, they could be activated as spy devices with a simple software update.

And guess what? Those software updates are automatic and selective. In other words, could turn on spying functions for certain selected Fire TV boxes belonging to certain people the NSA or CIA wanted to monitor.

The updates happen quietly, in the background, without your knowledge. One day you wake up and your Fire TV box is suddenly monitoring everything you say, without your knowledge, right in your own living room.

Anyone who thinks this isn’t possible is living in a world of delusion. Corporations routinely spy on their own customers and turn over that data to the NSA or CIA. The more realistic question is: why wouldn’t Amazon already be doing this?

Simple solution: UNPLUG!

Fortunately, there’s a simple solution to all this: UNPLUG it!

In fact, the mantra “Unplug” might be the perfect word for the greatest wisdom of our time. If you don’t want to be spied on, unplug from the grid: don’t shop at, don’t run search queries on Google, don’t use email, don’t use credit cards and don’t install spy devices in your own living room.

By simply unplugging these devices, you deny them the stream of electrons they need to spy on you. That’s their Achilles Heel: they all need electricity, and YOU control the electricity.

Personally, I love using Fire TV, but I now unplug it when I’m not watching something. This not only protects my privacy from Amazon snoops, it also seems to make the device function a lot better by rebooting it each time.

If you have a Fire TV device, unplug it when you’re not using it. You’ll save a small amount of electricity, but more importantly you might also save your privacy from the prying eyes at Amazon, the NSA and the CIA, all of which are aggressively expanding their monitoring and surveillance of Americans.

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