American Horror Story: The Shameful Truth About The Government's Secret Experiments

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Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute,

Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”—C.S. Lewis

Fool me once, shame on you.

“You” in this case is the government that keeps violating the sacred trust of its citizenry.

Fool me twice, shame on me.

“Me” in this case is the collective “we the people” who should have learned early on that a government that repeatedly lies, breaks the laws, overreaches its authority and abuses its power can’t be trusted.

Fool me over and over and over again, shame on both of us.

Shame on every politician, bureaucrat and technician who is a shill for the U.S. government’s abuses and lies, and shame on every gullible American who keeps buying into the government’s propaganda, believing that it has our best interests at heart.

Unfortunately, as I point out in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, the government has seldom had our best interests at heart.

The government didn’t have our best interests at heart when it propelled us into endless oil-fueled wars and military occupations in the Middle East that wreaked havoc on our economy, stretched thin our military resources and subjected us to horrific blowback.

There is no way the government had our best interests at heart when it passed laws subjecting us to all manner of invasive searches and surveillance, censoring our speech and stifling our expression, rendering us anti-government extremists for daring to disagree with its dictates, locking us up for criticizing government policies on social media, encouraging Americans to spy and snitch on their fellow citizens, and allowing government agents to grope, strip, search, taser, shoot and kill us.

Certainly the government did not have our best interests at heart when it turned America into a battlefield, transforming law enforcement agencies into extensions of the military, conducting military drills on domestic soil, distributing “free” military equipment and weaponry to local police, and desensitizing Americans to the menace of the police state with active shooter drills, color-coded terror alerts, and randomly conducted security checkpoints at “soft” targets such as shopping malls and sports arenas.

It would be a reach to suggest that the government had our best interests at heart when it locked down the schools, installing metal detectors and surveillance cameras, adopting zero tolerance policies that punish childish behavior as harshly as criminal actions, and teaching our young people that they have no rights, that being force-fed facts is education rather than indoctrination, that they are not to question governmental authority, that they must meekly accept a life of censorship, round-the-clock surveillance, roadside blood draws, SWAT team raids and other indignities.

One would also be hard-pressed to suggest that the American government had our best interests at heart when it conducted secret experiments on an unsuspecting populace—citizens and noncitizens alike—making healthy people sick by spraying them with chemicals, injecting them with infectious diseases and exposing them to airborne toxins. The government reasoned that it was legitimate to experiment on people who did not have full rights in society such as prisoners, mental patients, and poor blacks.

The mindset driving these programs has, appropriately, been likened to that of Nazi doctors experimenting on Jews. As the Holocaust Museum recounts, Nazi physicians “conducted painful and often deadly experiments on thousands of concentration camp prisoners without their consent.” These unethical experiments ran the gamut from freezing experiments using prisoners to find an effective treatment for hypothermia, tests to determine the maximum altitude for parachuting out of a plane, injecting prisoners with malaria, typhus, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, yellow fever, and infectious hepatitis, exposing prisoners to phosgene and mustard gas, and mass sterilization experiments.

It’s easy to denounce the full-frontal horrors carried out by the scientific and medical community within a despotic regime such as Nazi Germany, but what do you do with a government that claims to be a champion of human rights all the while allowing its agents to engage in the foulest, bases and most despicable acts of torture, abuse and human experimentation?

In Alabama, for example, 600 black men with syphilis were allowed to suffer without proper medical treatment in order to study the natural progression of untreated syphilis. In California, older prisoners had testicles from livestock and from recently executed convicts implanted in them to test their virility. In Connecticut, mental patients were injected with hepatitis.

In Maryland, sleeping prisoners had a pandemic flu virus sprayed up their noses. In Georgia, two dozen “volunteering” prison inmates had gonorrhea bacteria pumped directly into their urinary tracts through the penis. In Michigan, male patients at an insane asylum were exposed to the flu after first being injected with an experimental flu vaccine. In Minnesota, 11 public service employee “volunteers” were injected with malaria, then starved for five days.

In New York, dying patients had cancer cells introduced into their systems. In Ohio, over 100 inmates were injected with live cancer cells. Also in New York, prisoners at a reformatory prison were also split into two groups to determine how a deadly stomach virus was spread: the first group was made to swallow an unfiltered stool suspension, while the second group merely breathed in germs sprayed into the air. And in Staten Island, children with mental retardation were given hepatitis orally and by injection to see if they could then be cured.

As the Associated Press reports, “The late 1940s and 1950s saw huge growth in the U.S. pharmaceutical and health care industries, accompanied by a boom in prisoner experiments funded by both the government and corporations. By the 1960s, at least half the states allowed prisoners to be used as medical guinea pigs … because they were cheaper than chimpanzees.”

Moreover, “Some of these studies, mostly from the 1940s to the '60s, apparently were never covered by news media. Others were reported at the time, but the focus was on the promise of enduring new cures, while glossing over how test subjects were treated.”

Media blackouts, propaganda, spin. Sound familiar? How many government incursions into our freedoms have been blacked out, buried under “entertainment” news headlines, or spun in such a way as to suggest that anyone voicing a word of caution is paranoid or conspiratorial?

Unfortunately, these incidents are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the atrocities the government has inflicted on an unsuspecting populace in the name of secret experimentation.

For instance, there was the U.S. military’s secret race-based testing of mustard gas on more than 60,000 enlisted men. As NPR reports, “All of the World War II experiments with mustard gas were done in secret and weren't recorded on the subjects' official military records. Most do not have proof of what they went through. They received no follow-up health care or monitoring of any kind. And they were sworn to secrecy about the tests under threat of dishonorable discharge and military prison time, leaving some unable to receive adequate medical treatment for their injuries, because they couldn't tell doctors what happened to them.”

And then there was the CIA’s MKULTRA program in which hundreds of unsuspecting American civilians and military personnel were dosed with LSD, some having the hallucinogenic drug slipped into their drinks at the beach, in city bars, at restaurants. As Time reports, “before the documentation and other facts of the program were made public, those who talked of it were frequently dismissed as being psychotic.”

Now one might argue that this is all ancient history and that the government today is different from the government of yesteryear. But has the U.S. government really changed?

Has the government become any more humane, any more respectful of the rights of the citizenry? Has it become any more transparent or willing to abide by the rule of law? Has it become any more truthful about its activities? Has it become any more cognizant of its appointed role as a guardian of our rights?

Or has the government simply hunkered down and hidden its nefarious acts and dastardly experiments under layers of secrecy, legalism and obfuscations? Has it not become wilier, more slippery, more difficult to pin down? Having mastered the Orwellian art of Doublespeak and followed the Huxleyan blueprint for distraction and diversion, are we not dealing with a government that is simply craftier and more conniving that it used to be?

Consider this: after revelations about the government’s experiments spanning the 20th century spawned outrage, the government began looking for human guinea pigs in other countries, where “clinical trials could be done more cheaply and with fewer rules.”

In Guatemala, prisoners and patients at a mental hospital were infected with syphilis, “apparently to test whether penicillin could prevent some sexually transmitted disease.” More recently, U.S.-funded doctors “failed to give the AIDS drug AZT to all the HIV-infected pregnant women in a study in Uganda even though it would have protected their newborns.” Meanwhile, in Nigeria, children with meningitis were used to test an antibiotic named Trovan. Eleven children died and many others were left disabled.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Case in point: it has just been announced that scientists working for the Department of Homeland Security will begin releasing various gases and particles on crowded subway platforms as part of an experiment aimed at testing bioterror airflow in New York subways.

The government insists that these gases being released into the subways by the DHS are nontoxic and do not pose a health risk. It’s in our best interests, they say, to understand how quickly a chemical or biological terrorist attack might spread. And look how cool the technology is—say the government cheerleaders—that scientists can use something called DNATrax to track the movement of microscopic substances in air and food. (Imagine the kinds of surveillance that could be carried out by the government using trackable airborne microscopic substances you breathe in or ingest…)

Mind you, this is the same government agency that has been likened to a “wasteful, growing, fear-mongering beast” by the Washington Post.

This is the same government that in 1949 sprayed bacteria into the Pentagon’s air handling system, then the world’s largest office building. In 1950, special ops forces sprayed bacteria from Navy ships off the coast of Norfolk and San Francisco, in the latter case exposing all of the city’s 800,000 residents. In 1953, government operatives staged “mock” anthrax attacks on St. Louis, Minneapolis, and Winnipeg using generators placed on top of cars. Local governments were reportedly told that “‘invisible smokescreen[s]’ were being deployed to mask the city on enemy radar.” Later experiments covered territory as wide-ranging as Ohio to Texas and Michigan to Kansas. In 1965, the government’s experiments in bioterror took aim at Washington’s National Airport, followed by a 1966 experiment in which army scientists exposed a million subway NYC passengers to airborne bacteria that causes food poisoning.

And this is the same government that has taken every bit of technology sold to us as being in our best interests—GPS devices, surveillance, nonlethal weapons, etc.—and used it against us, to track, control and trap us.

So when so-called conspiracy theorists—including the late rock musician Prince and civil rights activist Dick Gregory—suggest that those streaks crisscrossing the sky are chemtrails laced with behavior-modifying chemicals, you might want to tamp down on that kneejerk reaction that chalks them up as nuts. After all, the government has done it before, lacing the fog over San Francisco with bioweapons (delivered by Navy ships moored nearby). In fact, not that long ago, the Obama administration declared by way of executive order that federal agencies are now authorized to conduct behavioral experiments on U.S. citizens in order to advance government initiatives?

Are you getting my drift yet?

What kind of government perpetrates such horrific acts on human beings, whether or not they are citizens? Is there any difference between a government mindset that justifies experimenting on prisoners because they’re “cheaper than chimpanzees” and a government that sanctions jailhouse strip searches of individuals charged with minor infractions simply because it’s easier on a jail warden’s workload?

And when all is said and done, what kind of people rationalize, write off, or just turn a blind eye to such monstrous acts of inhumanity?

Shame on the government, yes, but shame on us for blindly trusting that the government’s motives and priorities have changed.

Shame on us for believing that the government’s bloody wars on terror are keeping us safe in any way. Shame on us for placing greater value on the government’s phantom promises of security over our own hard-won freedoms. Shame on us for allowing our government, our freedoms and the rule of law to be held hostage at the end of a military-issued gun.

Shame on us for letting ourselves be played for fools by individuals who care nothing for us, our our health, our happiness, our welfare, our livelihood, our property or our freedoms. Shame on us for letting ourselves be bamboozled about the war on terror, deceived about the need to trade our freedoms for greater security, and conned into believing that turning America into a battlefield will actually make us safer. Shame on us for letting ourselves be double-crossed by politicians who promise change and reform and hoodwinked into believing that politics is the answer to what ails the nation. Shame on us for not doing a better job of ensuring that future generations have some hope for a better, freer future.

Most of all, shame on us that even after being repeatedly tricked, deluded, misled, swindled and betrayed by government officials, even after learning about the many ways in which we have been duped and deluded, shame on us for still falling for the government’s trickery, chicanery, hocus-pocus, scams and lies.

Shame on us, yes, but still, the question remains: why? What’s in it for the government?

Perhaps the answer lies in The Third Man, Carol Reed’s influential 1949 film starring Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles. In the film, set in a post-WW II Vienna, rogue war profiteer Harry Lime has come to view human carnage with a callous indifference, unconcerned that the diluted penicillin he’s been trafficking underground has resulted in the tortured deaths of young children.

Challenged by his old friend Holly Martins to consider the consequences of his actions, Lime responds, “In these days, old man, nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don’t, so why should we?”

“Have you ever seen any of your victims?” asks Martins.

“Victims?” responds Limes, as he looks down from the top of a Ferris wheel onto a populace reduced to mere dots on the ground. “Look down there. Tell me. Would you really feel any pity if one of those dots stopped moving forever? If I offered you twenty thousand pounds for every dot that stopped, would you really, old man, tell me to keep my money, or would you calculate how many dots you could afford to spare? Free of income tax, old man. Free of income tax - the only way you can save money nowadays.”

In other words, we are citizens of a government that has dehumanized us and reduced us to little more than faceless numbers, statistics and economic units.

What’s in it for the government? Money and power. Or as John Lennon summed it up, “I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that.”

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Duc888's picture

 

 

 

Sssshhhhh pay no attention to the Aluminum Oxide and Barium currently raining down on our heads.  Move along folks, nuthin' to see here.

Oldwood's picture

Chemtrails....what are they talkin about???

Implied Violins's picture

Maybe this?

http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/massive-us-senate-document-on-nationa...

A 750 page senate document detailing the (world-wide) program, from back in 1979. Headed up by our good ol' science 'friend', Vannevar Bush.

Billy the Poet's picture

It's OK, voting will fix everything.

Ms No's picture

Has anyone seen the weird shadows cast by some of these high flying planes that are supposedly not spraying shit on us?  I have been taking pictures of the trails since I moved to the Phoenix area and I have some pretty good ones, complete grid patterns. Then I started to notice these weird black light looking trails.  I have a few pics of those too. 

Supposedly, they are shadows cast by the "contrails" when the sun is low.  This does make sense except for the fact that I have pics of them when the sun isn't low in the sky.  I have seen it quite a few times now.  We haven't gotten any in a few days but last summer you hardly saw the sky for three months.  Magically, no high flying planes leave trails here until about 10am.  That is the magic number for when the temperature differential causes contrails to stay in the sky for 12 hours plus.

The third pic is what I'm talking about with the "shadow". 

http://contrailscience.com/contrails-dark-lines-chemtrails/

Implied Violins's picture

Hm, someone might have junked you for linking to Metabunk, a known disinfo site. Anyway, yeah, I've seen a lot of those dark shadows here in Sacramento too. Someone mentioned that it might be a different substance that is being sprayed, then 'covered up' with normal chemtrails. Some, though, may be space rocks either burning up in the atmosphere or skipping through it and leaving smoke trails. There has been a large increase in the number of fireballs reported around the world over the last several years.

Some of them, though, look way too linear and uniform; too straight; too perfectly formed to be chemtrails. Very interesting. Cosmic rays? UFO trails? Project Blue Beam testing???

Ms No's picture

I only linked that because it had a picture of what I was talking about and I always try to read both sides of a story.  That's okay, fuck them. ( :  People are in for a rude awakening. 

I'm not sure if they are a shadows or what but I never remember seeing that during my entire life of sky watching.  Either planes are flying higher than usual, far more often and leaving these shadows or they are markers or something.  I don't know but when you see one covering the sky it's pretty weird looking and it gets peoples attention.  I have better pictures than that where the "shadow" is black.  One of the pics I took was at 1:40 and the sun was not low in the sky, not at all.     

Tall Tom's picture

 People are in for a rude awakening. 

 

 

 

Cannot agree more.

 

They will either wake up disillusioned and shocked...or wake up DEAD...not waking up here on Earth at all.

Phoenix Pilgrim's picture

They typically start chem-trail patterns from SE outskirts of PHX (maybe Florence) ~5-6AM and create a net to N and W around the periphery which is fully developed around N Scottsdale ~10-12am. Spraying can be in single-point-to-spray, basket weave, parallel lines, etc. Spraying occurs sometimes at night - very visible in full moons. Planes are typically medium size, white, no visible windows and silent motors compared to commercials. (Commercials never leave trails at same time but typically lower altitude) Spray planes are paired or in groups of 2-6 with opposite directional patterns sometimes at a 45-60 degree angle from horizontal. Heavy spraying daily since start of year that abruptly stops for a few days after ground temp rises above 90F then starts again if temp falls below 78F. Appear to be experiments with different density chemicals and dispersion patterns. Examples: 2weeks ago early AM spraying created low, dense, "foggy" haze held by McDowell (N) and Superstition (E) mountains at sunrise that moved W in a 20 mile line toward city. Last Thursday 5/5/16 massive spraying campaign in NW PHX at 4-6pm created abrupt very high winds in localized area withing 30 mins. Sat 5/7/16 low, very slow E-W flight with no visible trail but visible halo around plane.

Twee Surgeon's picture

I'm just throwing this in, you can take it or leave it, it is about a Rights movement that I think is very healthful, and it is mostly the much maligned Millennials that are doing it , but it is a foundational issue and well worth looking at, brave and smart young men saying true things.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oQpoYa0Jos There are plenty of Right to Travel opinions on Y-Tube, well worth looking at and as fundamentally important as Right to speak freely and the right to bear arms, congregate and the million others. More power too them. Here is another smart bloke, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH23nZs3-Ts.

Have a nice day Z.H. give a fuckers.

conscious being's picture

Wow! Watching the first video now. Nice find TreeSurgeon.

Nevada Revised Statutes.

Applause to the people in the vehi... personal conveyance. They even got drone strikes in there.

Oh regional Indian's picture

It just gets worse the deeper you dig...

https://aadivaahan.wordpress.com/2012/03/02/blood-tales-and-time-for-a-c...

https://aadivaahan.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/for-dis-believers/

https://aadivaahan.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/un-holy-smoke-and-biblical-f...

So, we've known and written and gasped and reeled...and done little collectively...

Do something or fucking move a finger to help someone trying...

https://www.ketto.org/aadivaahan

OldPhart's picture

I'm in the California High Desert and I'm starting to think the pilots are getting bored.  I've seen tic-tac-toe patterns. What plane would circle like that?  The game is never finished that I've noticed but it's obvious that they're fucking around with the spraying.

At my dad's house, he told me of watching a plane come low on a spray, maybe twenty thousand feet, and his forty year old trees died on one side...ultimately dying overall, removed the last one last week.

Honestly, the most frequent thing I see in the air above is a literal grid.  And then we'll go for weeks with clear skies.

Contrails don't linger, true contrails are essentially steam caused by the heat of jet engines,  Chemtrails linger and spread, you can watch it do so.

WillyGroper's picture

the drift on some of my trees make the leaves look like leprosy, dessicate, then die & fall off.

minerals help but you need a barrier of mulch around the drip line.

they're spraying some incredible nasties.

i cringe seeing people jogging oblivious to what's above their head.

Lorca's Novena's picture

Ms.No I know exactly what youre saying about those shadows, its like the plane took a gray colored sharpie and left a line. Up here in the Sierras its chemtrail mecca.... And people wonder why half the trees are dying, oh, and the Clinton supporters ;)

conscious being's picture

IV great link. The comments are good too.

Chupacabra-322's picture

AddGeo Enginering / Chem Trails to the lists. Sick Scum Fucks

sam i am's picture

 

Tell Eurovision in 1944 Stalin deported Crimean Tatars to protect them from punishment for Nazi war crimes, by Scott

http://thesaker.is/tell-eurovision-in-1944-stalin-deported-crimean-tatar...

cognitive dissident's picture

blah blah blah just crash this shit already

Chupacabra-322's picture

History Of US Secret
Human Experimentation
3-25-3

1931 Dr. Cornelius Rhoads, under the auspices of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Investigations, infects human subjects with cancer cells. He later goes on to establish the U.S. Army Biological Warfare facilities in Maryland, Utah, and Panama, and is named to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. While there, he begins a series of radiation exposure experiments on American soldiers and civilian hospital patients.

1932 The Tuskegee Syphilis Study begins. 200 black men diagnosed with syphilis are never told of their illness, are denied treatment, and instead are used as human guinea pigs in order to follow the progression and symptoms of the disease. They all subsequently die from syphilis, their families never told that they could have been treated.

1935 The Pellagra Incident. After millions of individuals die from Pellagra over a span of two decades, the U.S. Public Health Service finally acts to stem the disease. The director of the agency admits it had known for at least 20 years that Pellagra is caused by a niacin deficiency but failed to act since most of the deaths occured within poverty-striken black populations.

1940 Four hundred prisoners in Chicago are infected with Malaria in order to study the effects of new and experimental drugs to
combat the disease. Nazi doctors later on trial at Nuremberg cite this American study to defend their own actions during the Holocaust.

1942 Chemical Warfare Services begins mustard gas experiments on approximately 4,000 servicemen. The experiments continue until 1945 and made use of Seventh Day Adventists who chose to become human guinea pigs rather than serve on active duty.

1943 In response to Japan's full-scale germ warfare program, the U.S. begins research on biological weapons at Fort Detrick, MD.

1944 U.S. Navy uses human subjects to test gas masks and clothing. Individuals were locked in a gas chamber and exposed to mustard gas and lewisite.

1945 Project Paperclip is initiated. The U.S. State Department, Army intelligence, and the CIA recruit Nazi scientists and offer them immunity and secret identities in exchange for work on top secret government projects in the United States.

1945 "Program F" is implemented by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). This is the most extensive U.S. study of the health effects of fluoride, which was the key chemical component in atomic bomb production. One of the most toxic chemicals known to man, fluoride, it is found, causes marked adverse effects to the central nervous system but much of the information is squelched in the name of national security because of fear that lawsuits would undermine full-scale production of atomic bombs.

1946 Patients in VA hospitals are used as guinea pigs for medical experiments. In order to allay suspicions, the order is given to change the word "experiments" to "investigations" or "observations" whenever reporting a medical study performed in one of the nation's veteran's hospitals.

1947 Colonel E.E. Kirkpatrick of the U.S. Atomic Energy Comission issues a secret document (Document 07075001, January 8, 1947) stating that the agency will begin administering intravenous doses of radioactive substances to human subjects.

1947 The CIA begins its study of LSD as a potential weapon for use by American intelligence. Human subjects (both civilian and military) are used with and without their knowledge.

1950 Department of Defense begins plans to detonate nuclear weapons in desert areas and monitor downwind residents for medical problems and mortality rates.

1950 I n an experiment to determine how susceptible an American city would be to biological attack, the U.S. Navy sprays a cloud of bacteria from ships over San Franciso. Monitoring devices are situated throughout the city in order to test the extent of infection. Many residents become ill with pneumonia-like symptoms.

1951 Department of Defense begins open air tests using disease-producing bacteria and viruses. Tests last through 1969 and there is concern that people in the surrounding areas have been exposed.

1953 U.S. military releases clouds of zinc cadmium sulfide gas over Winnipeg, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Fort Wayne, the Monocacy River Valley in Maryland, and Leesburg, Virginia. Their intent is to determine how efficiently they could disperse chemical agents.

1953 Joint Army-Navy-CIA experiments are conducted in which tens of thousands of people in New York and San Francisco are exposed to the airborne germs Serratia marcescens and Bacillus glogigii.

1953 CIA initiates Project MKULTRA. This is an eleven year research program designed to produce and test drugs and biological agents that would be used for mind control and behavior modification. Six of the subprojects involved testing the agents on unwitting human beings.

1955 The CIA, in an experiment to test its ability to infect human populations with biological agents, releases a bacteria withdrawn from the Army's biological warfare arsenal over Tampa Bay, Fl.

1955 Army Chemical Corps continues LSD research, studying its potential use as a chemical incapacitating agent. More than 1,000 Americans participate in the tests, which continue until 1958.

1956 U.S. military releases mosquitoes infected with Yellow Fever over Savannah, Ga and Avon Park, Fl. Following each test, Army agents posing as public health officials test victims for effects.

1958 LSD is tested on 95 volunteers at the Army's Chemical Warfare Laboratories for its effect on intelligence.

1960 The Army Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Intelligence (ACSI) authorizes field testing of LSD in Europe and the Far East. Testing of the european population is code named Project THIRD CHANCE; testing of the Asian population is code named Project DERBY HAT.

1965 Project CIA and Department of Defense begin Project MKSEARCH, a program to develop a capability to manipulate human behavior through the use of mind-altering drugs.

1965 Prisoners at the Holmesburg State Prison in Philadelphia are subjected to dioxin, the highly toxic chemical component of Agent Orange used in Viet Nam. The men are later studied for development of cancer, which indicates that Agent Orange had been a suspected carcinogen all along.

1966 CIA initiates Project MKOFTEN, a program to test the toxicological effects of certain drugs on humans and animals.

1966 U.S. Army dispenses Bacillus subtilis variant niger throughout the New York City subway system. More than a million civilians are exposed when army scientists drop lightbulbs filled with the bacteria onto ventilation grates.

1967 CIA and Department of Defense implement Project MKNAOMI, successor to MKULTRA and designed to maintain, stockpile and test biological and chemical weapons.

1968 CIA experiments with the possibility of poisoning drinking water by injecting chemicals into the water supply of the FDA in Washington, D.C.

1969 Dr. Robert MacMahan of the Department of Defense requests from congress $10 million to develop, within 5 to 10 years, a synthetic biological agent to which no natural immunity exists.

1970 Funding for the synthetic biological agent is obtained under H.R. 15090. The project, under the supervision of the CIA, is carried out by the Special Operations Division at Fort Detrick, the army's top secret biological weapons facility. Speculation is raised that molecular biology techniques are used to produce AIDS-like retroviruses.

1970 United States intensifies its development of "ethnic weapons" (Military Review, Nov., 1970), designed to selectively target and eliminate specific ethnic groups who are susceptible due to genetic differences and variations in DNA.

1975 The virus section of Fort Detrick's Center for Biological Warfare Research is renamed the Fredrick Cancer Research Facilities and placed under the supervision of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) . It is here that a special virus cancer program is initiated by the U.S. Navy, purportedly to develop cancer-causing viruses. It is also here that retrovirologists isolate a virus to which no immunity exists. It is later named HTLV (Human T-cell Leukemia Virus).

1977 Senate hearings on Health and Scientific Research confirm that 239 populated areas had been contaminated with biological agents between 1949 and 1969. Some of the areas included San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Key West, Panama City, Minneapolis, and St. Louis.

1978 Experimental Hepatitis B vaccine trials, conducted by the CDC, begin in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Ads for research subjects specifically ask for promiscuous homosexual men.

1981 First cases of AIDS are confirmed in homosexual men in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, triggering speculation that AIDS may have been introduced via the Hepatitis B vaccine

1985 According to the journal Science (227:173-177), HTLV and VISNA, a fatal sheep virus, are very similar, indicating a close taxonomic and evolutionary relationship.

1986 According to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (83:4007-4011), HIV and VISNA are highly similar and share all structural elements, except for a small segment which is nearly identical to HTLV. This leads to speculation that HTLV and VISNA may have been linked to produce a new retrovirus to which no natural immunity exists.

1986 A report to Congress reveals that the U.S. Government's current generation of biological agents includes: modified viruses, naturally occurring toxins, and agents that are altered through genetic engineering to change immunological character and prevent treatment by all existing vaccines.

1987 Department of Defense admits that, despite a treaty banning research and development of biological agents, it continues to operate research facilities at 127 facilities and universities around the nation.

1990 More than 1500 six-month old black and hispanic babies in Los Angeles are given an "experimental" measles vaccine that had never been licensed for use in the United States. CDC later admits that parents were never informed that the vaccine being injected to their children was experimental.

1994 With a technique called "gene tracking," Dr. Garth Nicolson at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX discovers that many returning Desert Storm veterans are infected with an altered strain of Mycoplasma incognitus, a microbe commonly used in the production of biological weapons. Incorporated into its molecular structure is 40 percent of the HIV protein coat, indicating that it had been man-made.

1994 Senator John D. Rockefeller issues a report revealing that for at least 50 years the Department of Defense has used hundreds of thousands of military personnel in human experiments and for intentional exposure to dangerous substances. Materials included mustard and nerve gas, ionizing radiation, psychochemicals, hallucinogens, and drugs used during the Gulf War .

1995 U.S. Government admits that it had offered Japanese war criminals and scientists who had performed human medical experiments salaries and immunity from prosecution in exchange for data on biological warfare research.

1995 Dr. Garth Nicolson, uncovers evidence that the biological agents used during the Gulf War had been manufactured in Houston, TX and Boca Raton, Fl and tested on prisoners in the Texas Department of Corrections.

1996 Department of Defense admits that Desert Storm soldiers were exposed to chemical agents.

1997 Eighty-eight members of Congress sign a letter demanding an investigation into bioweapons use & Gulf War Syndrome.

ebworthen's picture

Nice list, horrifying really.  No wonder cancer is on the rise.

I'm sure the sub-humans who did all this would say they did it "for the children".

boattrash's picture

Notice there is not an experiment listed in 1984...I guess they didn't want to draw suspicion.

IndyPat's picture

Thanks to Dr. Mary's Monkey

Soft tissue cancers went boom after those tainted polio vaccines.

chunga's picture

Just think that outrageous priced gov mandated sick care is the third leading cause of death. Going by the numbers, the tobacco industry is a lot better for your health than visiting any kind of medical outfit.

BuddyEffed's picture

So they were trying to weaponize cancer?

Really now.

Aussie V's picture

Lee Harvey Oswald was a CIA patsy

Then, check out Ted Kaczinsky the Unabomber. WHile he was at Harvard he participated in many Psychotropic exercises. He was a Guinea Pig for the CIA's brain altering program.

Then we have Timothy McVeigh another US Army puppet who either retaliated or, was set up I don't know? But all I do know is that if ya send shit out you get shit back!

conscious being's picture

Pillars were cut at Oklahoma City. A lone wolf McVeigh would not get the necessary access. Patsy.

Ms No's picture

Just think, these are only the times that they were caught.

This easily leads one to the conclusion that we have been continuously experimented on since the 30s.  At any given time there are probably at least one, and maybe many, experiments taking place on/against the US population.  Who knows, maybe 24 experiments are going on currently.  We have no idea.  Not to mention foreign populations. 

We better get this filth out of power before technology becomes so advanced that there isn't a chance left for humanity.  Just seeing science articles about monkey's motor skills being controlled by software and things of that nature is enough of a reason.  It's not if they would, it's if they could.

Now everybody go and get all of your vaccines, and eat some GMO corn because they love you and are terrified that you may get sick and have to spend all of your money on medical care and then give them an excuse for new emergency powers.  Eeeeeeebola!

 

conscious being's picture

 

Great point Ms No,

Just think, these are only the times that they were caught.

Rabbi Chaim Cohen's picture

The "filth in power" you speak of is mankind blindly relying on the wisdom of mankind to lead them. Even a truly benevolent government will fail the test of time. We will face a test in the future; will we continue to allow wicked men to rule by fiat and subterfuge? Or will we turn everything over to our machines and see what comes from allowing Skynet to rule? We could also return back to our Creator for leadership? Will destroy ourselves? Age old questions. Who do we REALLY trust? These ideas will likely come into direct conflict at some point sooner rather than later.

S Spade's picture

you lost me at "endless wars", which amounts to a mere distraction from the real cause of our demise, never ending government growth and dependence / socialism.  i expect the author is a victim of the never ending propaganda / disinformation that accompanies communism.

ps: we couldv'e fully funded more'n a dozen iraq wars with what the occupier and his crony crook comrades at the fed have added to the debt n funny money inflation stimuli over the last seven years.

conscious being's picture

Misdirected. We're all on the same page about The Fed.

jeff montanye's picture

well, since none of the top two pages of topics even vaguely suggest the prime mover in our current predicament, i'll dare; that mover is the mossad.  one has to pull strings, but they're there.

try as one might, the shadow of 9-11 will not lift.  it is the great secret that keeps our rulers in a blood cabal.  do not be fooled.

and having jacked the thread, i'm going to make the most of it.

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BDS OVERVIEW

 

The global movement for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights was initiated by Palestinian civil society in 2005, and is coordinated by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), established in 2007. BDS is a strategy that allows people of conscience to play an effective role in the Palestinian struggle for justice.

 

For decades, Israel has denied Palestinians their fundamental rights of freedom, equality, and self-determination through ethnic cleansing, colonization, racial discrimination, and military occupation. Despite abundant condemnation of Israeli policies by the UN, other international bodies, and preeminent human rights organisations, the world community has failed to hold Israel accountable and enforce compliance with basic principles of law. Israel’s crimes have continued with impunity.

 

In view of this continued failure, Palestinian civil society called for a global citizens’ response. On July 9 2005, a year after the International Court of Justice’s historic advisory opinion on the illegality of Israel’s Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), a clear majority of Palestinian civil society called upon their counterparts and people of conscience all over the world to launch broad boycotts, implement divestment initiatives, and to demand sanctions against Israel, until Palestinian rights are recognized in full compliance with international law.

 

The campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) is shaped by a rights-based approach and highlights the three broad sections of the Palestinian people: the refugees, those under military occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and Palestinians in Israel. The call urges various forms of boycott against Israel until it meets its obligations under international law by:

 

Ending its occupation and colonization of all Arab lands occupied in June 1967 and dismantling the Wall;

Recognizing the fundamental rights of the Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel to full equality; and

Respecting, protecting and promoting the rights of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and properties as stipulated in UN Resolution 194.

The BDS call was endorsed by over 170 Palestinian political parties, organizations, trade unions and movements. The signatories represent the refugees, Palestinians in the OPT, and Palestinian citizens of Israel.

 

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THE ACADEMIC BOYCOTT

 

The academic boycott aspect of the BDS campaign is inspired by the historic role played by people of conscience in the international community of scholars and intellectuals who have shouldered the moral responsibility to fight injustice, as exemplified in their struggle to abolish apartheid in South Africa through diverse forms of boycott. 

 

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), which is the part of the Palestinian BDS National Committee tasked with overseeing the academic boycott aspect of BDS, has issued guidelines for people of conscience in the international community who have decided to join the academic boycott, as a contribution towards upholding international law and furthering the struggle for freedom, justice and equality. 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC FREEDOM

 

The PACBI guidelines first note that the institutional boycott called for by Palestinian civil society does not conflict with the universal right to academic freedom. The internationally-accepted definition of academic freedom, as adopted by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (UNESCR), reads:

 

 

 

Academic freedom includes the liberty of individuals to express freely opinions about the institution or system in which they work, to fulfill their functions without discrimination or fear of repression by the state or any other actor, to participate in professional or representative academic bodies, and to enjoy all the internationally recognized human rights applicable to other individuals in the same jurisdiction. The enjoyment of academic freedom carries with it obligations, such as the duty to respect the academic freedom of others, to ensure the fair discussion of contrary views, and to treat all without discrimination on any of the prohibited grounds.

 

 

 

Anchored in precepts of international law and universal human rights, the BDS movement, including PACBI, rejects on principle boycotts of individuals based on their identity (such as citizenship, race, gender, or religion) or opinion.  If, however, an individual is representing the state of Israel or a complicit Israeli institution (such as a dean, rector, or president), or is commissioned/recruited to participate in Israel’s efforts to “rebrand” itself, then her/his activities are subject to the institutional boycott the BDS movement is calling for.

 

 

 

Mere affiliation of Israeli scholars to an Israeli academic institution is therefore not grounds for applying the boycott.

 

 

 

While an individual’s academic freedom should be fully and consistently respected in the context of academic boycotts, an individual academic, Israeli or otherwise, cannot be exempt from being subject to “common sense” boycotts (beyond the scope of the PACBI institutional boycott criteria) that conscientious citizens around the world may call for in response to what they widely perceive as egregious individual complicity in, responsibility for, or advocacy of violations of international law (such as direct or indirect involvement in the commission of war crimes or other grave human rights violations; incitement to violence; racial slurs; etc.).  At this level, Israeli academics should not be automatically exempted from due criticism or any lawful form of protest, including boycott; they should be treated like all other offenders in the same category, not better or worse.  This is in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in which the BDS movement’s principles are based, and which states:

 

 

 

In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order, and the general welfare in a democratic society.

 

 

 

 

 

GUIDELINES

 

As a general overriding rule, all Israeli academic institutions, unless proven otherwise, are subject to boycott because of their decades-old, deep and conscious complicity in maintaining the Israeli occupation and denial of basic Palestinian rights, whether through their silence, actual involvement in justifying, whitewashing or otherwise deliberately diverting attention from Israel’s violations of international law and human rights, or indeed through their direct collaboration with state agencies in the planning and implementation of projects that contravene international law and Palestinian rights.  Accordingly, these institutions, all their activities, and all the activities they sponsor or support must be boycotted.  Projects with all Israeli academic institutions should come to an end, as was the case with all South African academic institutions under apartheid.

 

 

 

Based on the above, PACBI urges academics, academic associations/unions, and academic institutions around the world, where possible , to boycott and/or work towards the cancellation or annulment of events, activities, agreements, or projects that promote the normalization of Israel in the global academy, whitewash Israel’s violations of international law and Palestinian rights, or violate the BDS guidelines.

 

 

 

The following events, activities, or situations are some of those which are in violation of the Palestinian academic boycott:

 

 

 

- Academic events (such as conferences, symposia, workshops, book and museum exhibits) convened or co-sponsored by Israel, complicit Israeli institutions or their support and lobby groups in various countries.  

 

 

 

- Addresses and talks at international venues by Israeli state officials or official representatives of Israeli academic institutions

 

 

 

- Study abroad schemes in Israel for international students.  These programs are usually housed at Israeli universities and are part of the Israeli propaganda effort, designed to give international students a “positive experience” of Israel, whitewashing its occupation and denial of Palestinian rights.  

 

 

 

- Normalization Projects.  Academic activities and projects involving Palestinians and/or other Arabs on one side and Israelis on the other (whether bi- or multi- lateral) that are based on the false premise of symmetry/parity between the oppressors and the oppressed or that claim that both colonizers and colonized are equally responsible for the “conflict” are intellectually dishonest and morally reprehensible forms of normalization that ought to be boycotted.  Far from challenging the unjust status quo, such projects contribute to its endurance.  Examples include events, projects, or publications that are designed explicitly to bring together Palestinians/Arabs and Israelis so they can present their respective narratives or perspectives, or to work toward reconciliation without addressing the root causes of injustice and the requirements of justice.  

 

 

 

Joint projects that meet the following two conditions are not considered forms of normalization and are therefore exempt from boycott:

 

 

 

(a)    the Israeli party in the project recognizes the comprehensive Palestinian rights under international law (corresponding to the 3 rights in the BDS call); and

 

(b)    the project/activity is one of “co-resistance” rather than co-existence.

 

 

 

Debates between Palestinians/Arabs and Israelis are also excluded from the boycott if organized without any cooperation with Israel, its lobby groups, or its complicit institutions.

 

 

 

International academics who insist on crossing the BDS “picket line” by pursuing activities with boycottable Israeli institutions and then visiting Palestinian institutions or groups for “balance,” violate the boycott guidelines and contribute to the false perception of symmetry between the colonial oppressor and the colonized.  The BNC (including PACBI) rejects this attempt at “fig-leafing” and does not welcome such visits to Palestinian institutions.

RickyJabbour's picture

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Jeff,

Solving 911 will indeed solve many of the world's problems.

http://youtu.be/TbvAroFfw9w

I am delighted to see several such as this now easy to find.

A few are waking up.

Thank you for your post.

--a person of conscience

Oldwood's picture

At least you are open with your agenda.

VWAndy's picture

 The good guys dont do shit like that.

Oldwood's picture

It might be worth looking at ALL countries and not just America. There has been some pretty interesting "science" going on for centuries now.

conscious being's picture

We're not. Mossad was already mentioned up thread.

Jubal Early's picture

I don't live in the US, and my 5 year old grand son doesn't either.  His parents have no TV.  But every time he sees something that he associates with the US he says things like:

-  Thats an American truck

-  Thats an American airplane

-  Thats an American flag

-  Thats an American car

Allways with accentuation on "American"

He also likes to always talk about "good guys" and "bad guys", and for some reason the Americans are always the "good guys".

I used to try to explain to him in a nuanced fashion that American aren't really the good guys.  It never sinks in.  I have given up...

45North1's picture

Kind of makes experiments on humans in WWII Germany  look like something everyone was doing.

jeff montanye's picture

and the seventeen year gap between when it really happened and when orwell guessed (nazi germany and stalin ussr based).  why is that?

hooligan2009's picture

the iriginal title of orwells book was "1948"

i like this background on the writing of 1984

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/may/10/1984-george-orwell

american politics resembles a cross between 1984 and Animal Farm

no prizes for guessing who are now playing the role of the pigs

i_call_you_my_base's picture

When the nazis wanted advice on eugenics, they called people in the US. Not mentioned here is forced sterilization, which the US did plenty of.