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The Science of RNA

Trust the “Science?” Nope, it’s trust our capital market technology and marketing campaign and don’t ask critically important science questions about the biological impacts of this experimental mRNA technology nor ask any questions about its trade secret ingredient.

Truth matters and so does real science.

“Because a scientist doesn’t just look at things and make up his mind. A scientist interrogates the system. You have to do an experiment to probe and answer important questions.” – Dr. Thomas R. Cech (Lecture 1 on the Double Life of RNA: Catalysis, Chemical and Biochemical)

You won’t see any of capital’s popular puppets interrogate capital’s economic and government systems and how they manufacture wars, poverty nor how their manufactured systems and technologies cause disease.

(Dr. Thomas Cech was born and raised in Iowa. He was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA. The below lectures were given in 1995, when Dr. Cech was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Cech was also awarded the National Medal of Science in 1995)

Watch and learn because he’s an excellent science teacher and notice what he says in response to a question at the end of in his third lecture regarding therapeutic uses? Not advisable.

Notice what he says regarding medical applications and the complexity of the eukaryotic cellular environment?

These lectures are no longer available to watch at HHMI and were removed from their library catalog for a reason! Please record these critically important lectures and save them to other platforms. Please!!! They are part of our current library of Alexandria and we cannot allow them to be lost to our modern capital controlled dogmatists and cultists!

Lecture 1

Catalysis, Chemical and Biochemical

Lecture 2

RNA as an Enzyme: Discovery, Origins of Life

Lecture 3

How to Accelerate a Reaction 100,000,000,000 Times Using only RNA

Lecture 4

Life at the End of the Chromosome: Another RNA Machine

“The last thing we would want chromosomes doing would be to fold up and catalyze their own cleavage or rearrangement in an uncontrolled way!” – Dr. Thomas Cech, PhD

And that is precisely what many capitalist munition and pharmaceutical technologies do!

They manufacture fear and then sell their manufactured wars and market products that your taxes build to destroy all life!

Science provides understanding to natural systems and operations.

Dr. Cech is not popular nor mainstream because they perverted his discoveries for their manufactured purposes and they sure are not going to explain how their systems and market products create literal hell for the developing unborn, infants, and children.

“The last thing we would want chromosomes doing would be to fold up and catalyze their own cleavage or rearrangement in an uncontrolled way!” – Dr. Thomas Cech, PhD

This mother’s manufactured irrational fear of spiders that cause zero biological harm caused her to buy a capital product that was lethal to the development of her unborn child.

“Congenital and infant leukaemia are often associated with rearrangements of the MLL gene at chromosome 11q23. Several substances have been examined for their potential to cross the placental barrier and to induce such a chromosomal break at 11q23/MLL. Here we extend the list of drugs capable of cleaving the MLL gene, at least when cells are exposed in culture. Together with a rather unusual case history, our experimental data shed some light on the generation of congenital leukaemia and may help to prevent some of the fatal cases of this disease…

The infant died 48 hours after birth from multiorgan failure. Apart from the severe brain damage already diagnosed by ultrasound, the autopsy showed diffuse infiltration of lungs, liver, spleen, and cutis.”

Congenital leukaemia after use of permethrin during pregnancy

The mother suffered from arachnophobia (an irrational fear) since early childhood. Two years before her pregnancy she began to overuse aerosolised permethrin…. Permethrin is a widely used household insecticide. It is also known to be an efficacious drug against scabies and the head louse Pediculosis capitis. Compared with other drugs, it is considered safe and its topical use is recommended even for neonates with scabies. However, it has been linked to the generation of both chromosomal aberrations in bone marrow cells of mice and DNA lesions in human lymphocytes.

We therefore hypothesised that permethrin crossed the placenta of the pregnant woman and affected the haematopoietic precursor cells in the developing fetus, resulting in leukaemogenesis. We therefore tried to generate the rearrangements within the MLL oncogene in vitro by exposing BV173 cells to 50 μM permethrin. After 24 hours of exposure, the permethrin treated BV173 cells showed a clear MLL rearrangement, whereas the untreated cells showed the wild type MLL gene only (fig 1B).

Therefore we strongly recommend great caution in the use of permethrin during pregnancy. Even if definitive conclusions cannot be drawn from a single isolated case, our data strongly suggest that permethrin may have severe side effects when fetal haematopoietic precursor cells are exposed in utero. In the same vein, a recent report from a multinational collaboration indicated that use of mosquitocidal drugs during pregnancy is significantly associated with infant leukaemia. It is especially noteworthy that the authors found this assocition only for the MLL rearranged cases and not for MLL germline cases.

This strongly argues against selection bias in their case-control study and supports the hypothesis that in utero exposure causes the MLL rearrangements.”

The title is misleading because the mother stopped utilizing permethrin two years before her pregnancy. This case report is evidence of how persistent a pollutant this chemical is in the environment.

This capital market product is sold with zero warnings about the harm.

Scientific literacy does not serve capital interests because a literate working class would then understand all the mechanisms that many capital technologies cause massive biological harm.

Technically, it’s trust the capital hydrocarbon market technology and their capital marketing campaign.

Science explained how the hydrocarbon technology silenced genes during development through RNA interference. Thalidomide silenced the sonic hedgehog gene that builds hands and many more genes depending upon the concentration and timing of exposure. Many were aborted due to the severity of malformations so they were never even born.

Capitalists deliberately concealed the clinical trial study data from Auschwitz as they are deliberately concealing science that explains how their technologies cause biological destruction today of their latest manufactured mRNA nanotechnology product.

Capital doesn’t teach the working class actual science because then they wouldn’t support the systems and the manufacturing of what destroys their health to enrich their pockets.

For those that like to “follow the science” it doesn’t get any more scientific than following a Nobel Prize winning virologist….

Dr. Luc Montagnier, is a French virologist and recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). He has a doctorate in medicine. He has received more than 20 major awards, including the French National Order of Merit and the Légion d’honneur. He is a recipient of the Lasker Award, the Scheele Award, the Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine , the Gairdner Award the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement, King Faisal International Prize (known as the Arab Nobel Prize), and the Prince of Asturias Award:”The vaccines don’t stop the virus, they do the opposite — they “feed the virus,” and facilitate its development into stronger and more transmittable variants. These new virus variants will be more resistant to vaccination and may cause more health implications than their “original” versions.” – Dr. Luc Montagnier

“The history books will show that…it is the vaccination that is creating the variants. There are antibodies, created by the vaccine, forcing the virus to “find another solution” or die. This is where the variants are created. It is the variants that are produced and result from the vaccination…

You see it in each country, it’s the same: the curve of vaccination is followed by the curve of deaths…

I would like to summarize the potential dangers of these vaccines in a mass vaccination policy. Here they are:

  1. Short-term side effects: these are not the normal local reactions found for any vaccination, but serious reactions involve the life of the recipient such as anaphylactic shock linked to a component of the vaccine mixture, or severe allergies or an autoimmune reaction up to cell aplasia. In this group we should include a number of lethal blood problems involving clots and loss of platelets that cause strokes, brain bleeds and other impacts…
  2. The induced antibodies do not neutralize a viral infection, but on the contrary facilitate it depending on the recipient.
  3. The production of antibodies induced by vaccination in a population highly exposed to the virus will lead to the selection of variants resistant to these antibodies. These variants can be more virulent or more transmissible. This is what we are seeing now. An endless virus-vaccine race that will always turn to the advantage for the virus.
  4. Long-term effects: Contrary to the claims of the manufacturers of messenger RNA vaccines, there is a risk of integration of viral RNA into the human genome. Our cells have the ability to reverse transcriptase from RNA into DNA. Although this is a rare event, its passage through the DNA of germ cells and its transmission to future generations cannot be excluded.

Faced with an unpredictable future, it is better to abstain…

the Pfizer, Moderna, Astra Zeneca vaccines do not prevent the transmission of the virus person-to-person and the vaccinated are just as transmissive as the unvaccinated. Therefore the hope of a ‘collective immunity’ by an increase in the number of vaccinated is totally futile.” – Dr. Luc Montagnier (Nobel Prize winning virologist)

Two Top Virologists’ Frightening Warnings About Covid Injections Ignored by Government and Big Media

Immunization with SARS coronavirus vaccines leads to pulmonary immunopathology on challenge with the SARS virusChien-Te Tseng et al. PLoS One. 2012.

(They can’t claim they don’t know…)

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22536382/

No telling how that technology is going to impact RNA interference in eukaryotic cellular operations either because there were no scientific investigations prior to Pfizer and friends manufacturing the technology with not one animal trial prior to human trials to ask critically important science questions.

HHMI Investigator Craig C. Mello Wins 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

HHMI investigator Craig Mello of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Stanford researcher Andrew Fire honored for discovery of RNA interference.

In 1998, the American scientists Andrew Fire and Craig Mello published their discovery of a mechanism that can degrade mRNA from a specific gene. This mechanism, RNA interference, is activated when RNA molecules occur as double-stranded pairs in the cell. Double-stranded RNA activates biochemical machinery which degrades those mRNA molecules that carry a genetic code identical to that of the double-stranded RNA. When such mRNA molecules disappear, the corresponding gene is silenced and no protein of the encoded type is made.

For decades, RNA molecules have been regarded as little more than DNA’s messengers, ferrying the genetic code to the cell’s protein-building factories. Craig Mello’s research has helped to establish that certain RNA molecules play a far more impressive role in the cell. In a groundbreaking discovery, he found that short snippets of RNA could silence the expression of targeted genes. This phenomenon, called RNA interference, not only has become an indispensable means for studying gene function but has been found to be a normal part of gene regulation during embryonic development and may play a role in cancer and other diseases.“

https://www.hhmi.org/news/hhmi-investigator-craig-c-mello-wins-2006-nobel-prize-physiology-or-medicine

A groundbreaking preprint paper by the prestigious Oxford University Clinical Research Group, published Aug. 10 in The Lancet, includes alarming findings.

The study found vaccinated individuals carry 251 times the load of COVID-19 viruses in their nostrils compared to the unvaccinated.

While moderating the symptoms of infection, the jab allows vaccinated individuals to carry unusually high viral loads without becoming ill at first, potentially transforming them into presymptomatic superspreaders.

This phenomenon may be the source of the shocking post-vaccination surges in heavily vaccinated populations globally.

The scientists studied healthcare workers who were unable to leave the hospital for two weeks. The data showed that fully vaccinated workers — about two months after injection with the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (AZD1222) — acquired, carried and presumably transmitted the Delta variant to their vaccinated colleagues.

They almost certainly also passed the Delta infection to susceptible unvaccinated people, including their patients. Sequencing of strains confirmed the workers transmitted SARS-CoV-2 to one another.

This is consistent with the observations in the U.S. from Farinholt and colleagues.”

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant Among Vaccinated Healthcare Workers, Vietnam

“23 complete-genome sequences were obtained. They all belonged to the Delta variant, and were phylogenetically distinct from the contemporary Delta variant sequences obtained from community transmission cases, suggestive of ongoing transmission between the workers. Viral loads of breakthrough Delta variant infection cases were 251 times higher than those of cases infected with old strains detected between March-April 2020.”

Sep 16 2005 Research

Learning How SARS Spikes Its Quarry

Summary

HHMI researchers have determined the first detailed molecular images of a piece of the spike-shaped protein that the SARS virus uses to grab host cells and initiate the first stages of infection.

According to Harrison, prior to these studies, researchers knew that one of the key steps in SARS infection occurs when the virus’s spike protein attaches to a receptor on the surface of target cells. Attachment of the spike protein permits the virus to fuse with a host cell and inject its RNA to infect the cell.

A detailed understanding of how the spike protein complexes with its receptor, ACE2 (angiotensin-converting enzyme 2), could have important clinical implications. “The interest in understanding this complex has to do with the fact that this virus jumps from animals to humans, laterally among humans, and in some cases from animals to humans but without subsequent human-to-human transmission,” said Harrison. “And we know that those modes of transmission depend on specific mutations in the spike protein that affect spike-receptor interaction.

“One of the critical issues in a SARS epidemic would be to predict whether a given variant of the virus will jump species or move laterally from one human to the other. Understanding the structure of this complex will help us understand what these mutations in the spike protein mean in terms of infectivity,” Harrison said.

According to Harrison, Farzan and his colleagues laid the scientific groundwork for determining the structure of the spike-ACE2 complex. In 2003, Farzan’s team discovered that the ACE2 protein is the receptor for the SARS virus. They also identified a specific fragment of the spike protein that is involved in viral attachment.

As a result of those studies, researchers in Harrison’s and Farzan’s laboratories could concentrate their efforts on creating crystals of the relevant fragments of the spike protein in complex with the ACE2 receptor. After they had crystallized the protein complex, the crystals were then subjected to structural analysis using x-ray crystallography. In this widely used technique, x-rays are directed through crystals of a protein. The resulting diffraction pattern is analyzed to deduce the atomic structure of the protein or protein complex under study.

The x-ray structure revealed that the spike protein fragment showed a slightly concave surface that fits a complementary surface on the receptor, said Harrison. There was nothing surprising about the interaction itself, he noted. However, the studies revealed important new information about two specific amino acids on the spike protein. These were the amino acids that Farzan and his colleagues had previously determined to be the most critical for determining how the SARS virus adapted from infecting only civets to infecting humans.

“Both of these critical amino acids turned out to be right in the middle of the interface between the spike protein and the receptor,” said Harrison. Thus, the structure reveals details about how even small mutations in the spike protein gene that alter the identity of amino acids at those sites can affect the virus’s ability to infect humans. Such mutations enable viral transmission by altering the shape of the spike protein, which affects how well it binds to the ACE2 receptor, explained Harrison. In particular, he said, the new structure shows how mutation at one of the two sites can enable the animal SARS virus to infect humans, but by itself this mutation does not appear to allow subsequent human-to-human transmission.

https://www.hhmi.org/news/learning-how-sars-spikes-its-quarry

Then Capital manufacturers manufactured the spike protein…

And that’s how capitalists pervert science and manufacture an actual pandemic…

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Few today can seem to distinguish natural science from manufactured “science”..

Rachel Carson’s study at The Field Museum showed that as DDT (an organochlorine offspring descended from mustard gas munition technologies) concentrated in the calcium of eggshells, the weaker they became so they could no longer protect the life growing within them. This breakdown of the calcium that builds eggshells lead to many collapses in many bird populations where DDT was sprayed by our government programs and capital interests.

She was a natural scientist though so her studies were organic and not in manufactured pockets selling their eggs and egg products.

Quality of eggshells still matters and why eating eggs with weak eggshells are more than likely not healthy for you at all.

And I didn’t need to spend hundreds of dollars to conduct a scientific literature review to figure that out or listen to capital controlled media sources selling loads of other manufacturered bullshit either.

Take a good hard look at the X-ray image.

Organochlorines are as destructive to calcium in our bodies as it is in birds and in the biological construction of their eggs.

This is the X-ray of a worker’s hand that cleaned out organochlorine storage tanks. His hands were in excruciating pain as they absorbed the organochlorine and dissolved the calcium in the bones of the tips of his fingers. The bone is literally gone. His co-worker had excruciating head aches and was then diagnosed with brain cancer after he went blind. Many of his co-workers ended up with brain and liver cancers as well. Breathing in organochlorines goes directly from the lungs to the circulatory system, bypassing the liver, and immediately and directly concentrates in the brain. Calcium powers the brain and nervous system and builds bones. You can read more in depth about this or watch the documentary “Trade Secrets.” Remember natural science is never kept secret. It’s designed to be self-correcting only manufactured “science” is kept in secret.

Capital manufacturers know that all organochlorines destroy calcium. This X-Ray evidence is well known to manufacturers and has been for many decades. It’s not included in their market campaign adds or explained by their carefully manufactured PhDs selling the safety of all their organochlorine market products. The organochlorine in that storage tank was put in hairspray as the “trade secret” propellant. It’s put in nail polish, cleaning and disinfectant products, builds pharmaceuticals, pesticides, preservatives, and even builds toys for children and drinking water supply pipe systems for communities.

Organochlorines have a similar biological effect on calcium to radium and radiation.

Go ahead and trust capital’s manufactured “scientists” and “doctors” but know that it’s only a manufactured label used to sell their systems and markets. They don’t work for injured workers, communities, and children or they would be explaining the nature of injuries not filling their pockets while ignoring actual science that explains mechanisms of their harm. True science manufactures and sells nothing. Rachel Carson didn’t sell eggs! She explained their chemical composition and the biological impacts of organochlorines and organophosphates to bird health. She was a scientist and her critically important science lessons are still not being taught nor understood.

Science does not manufacture or sell any products but that does not prevent capital manufacturers from their perversion of the word “science” for the last century and despite all the evidence of their harm to working class health.

DDT so safe you can eat it 1947

(You only need to pay someone a load of money and slap a manufactured doctorate to their name to sell their manufactured poisons as safe.)

Blindness is a frequent organochlorine side effect as well but willful blindness is a side effect of capital manufacturing and propaganda addiction. Americans bond to their manufactured capital products and systems and sadly, not their children being destroyed by them.

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The state enables and assists in terrorism and destruction of health on capital’s behalf.

“A lawyer who charges $50,000 for a criminal case . . . $5,000 is for the preparation and the trail work . . . and $45,000 for his expertise in advising his client whether to take the stand… This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

The Western judicial system generates much capital and little justice because the system destroying our collective health always stays fully intact.

There is no justice for capital crimes against humanity and they will continue until the systems that create them are destroyed.

The science of epigenetics is evidence of capital’s crimes against multiple generations of working class health. Epigenetic science provides clear evidence that capital’s doing the opposite of protecting working class health. Grandchildren pay dearly for their grandparents exposures to capital products and that’s why the capital controlled education systems will never teach the science of epigenetics. Epigenetics explains the biological mechanism through which birth defects enfold. The CDC which claims to protect public health does not even have a national birth defect registry. That’s a significant oversight for an agency that heavily markets itself as protecting public health.

Birth defect cases don’t even matter to the CDC for data collection and investigation. They only publish data on infant deaths that are the result of congenital malformations. It was the leading cause of death in infants reported in the CDC’s data for the last two reporting years. That’s not worthy of a capital campaign for a reason.

PBS aired the HHMI program Ghost in Your Genes only once.

Some of us have been learning all about the pioneering scientific field of epigenetics for the past two decades. I learned about this field of science long before it aired on PBS and it only aired once in 2007 and is now no longer even available in the HHMI catalogue for even science educators.

You should ask why?

There’s a reason the information was immediately censored by the Dow Chemical and HHMI producers. They serve capital’s profitable systems not those being injured by capital markets seeking enlightenment about their injuries and their causes.

“You live your life as a sort of … guardian of your genome,” says Marcus Pembrey of the Institute of Child Health at University College London, a co-investigator in the Swedish study. “It seems to me you’ve got to be careful of it because it’s not just you. You can’t be selfish … you can’t say, ‘Well, I’ll smoke’ or ‘I’ll do whatever it is because I’m prepared to die early.’ You’re also looking after it for your children and grandchildren….” Epigenetics, Pembrey says, “is changing the way we think about inheritance forever.”

That’s why capital won’t educate its working class prey about that field of science.

Epigenetics is not only about inheritance but the science that explains  our biological development.

Handy Genes and the Origin of Epigenetic Understanding of Birth Defects
(This explains the genetic mechanisms of biological development before they created the science field name “epigenetics”)

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2020/11/10/handy-genes-and-the-origin-of-epigenetic-understanding-of-birth-defects/

Munitions, Birth Defects, and Science Teachers
https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2020/11/10/munitions-birth-defects-and-science-teachers/

Ghosts in Your Genes
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YVwhJXqIG9c

I highly recommend reading the Ghosts in Your Genes transcripts that are still available.
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/3413_genes.html

Now take the time to read the program description.

What is missing?

Censorship protects capital and capital markets and its systems that enrich them and not those being exposed to what causes the injuries.

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/genes/about.html

Ancestral ghosts in your genome

Dr. Michael Skinner continued his pioneering research examining how pesticides cause epigenetic alterations that cause cancers in the next four generations after only one exposure.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=f1Pf5S8Nbfk

Cancer is now the leading cause of death in US children and there’s no capital campaign to address that plague killing our children for a reason.

Your Inner Fish and Womb Terrorists

The evolutionary development of males provides critically important understanding and insight into the biological vulnerabilities of males
https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2019/01/29/your-inner-fish-and-womb-terrorists/

What did Pfizer inject into cows throughout the US?

(Pharmacia was the pharmaceutical branch of Monsanto. They simply changed its name to Pfizer after one of their last big lawsuit settlements.)

Lessons cable programmed have yet to learn because it was censored so they don’t even know what contaminates their milk and dairy they consume.

Monsanto & Cancer Milk: FOX NEWS KILLS STORY & FIRES Reporters.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JL1pKlnhvg0

They’ve been getting away with mass murder for profit for a very long time.

They’ve been genetically altering us for a century with their manufactured wars and wars on cancer.  The evidence is cancer and birth defects. Manufactured design to enrich themselves by destroying our collective health and treating the injuries they cause.

No Family History Documentary about Breast Cancer

(Now your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren do because your epigenome was completely altered) Do you think that’s fair?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sKY87FIm2gg

The working class pay dearly for illiteracy in the fields of biological science.

All genes are not equal. Dismantle the turning on or silencing of genes during critical stages of development and the result is birth defects.

The P53 gene is not equal to cellular health. The P53 gene/protein is called the “guardian of the genome” because it triggers the suicide of cells with damaged DNA. Inactivation of p53 can set the stage for the development of many different types of cancer.

The perfect bioweapon would dismantle the P53 gene and would lead to complete cellular system collapse and dismantle the symbiotic relationships within the cell and disable cellular health.

 Autopoiesis is health.

As Margulis once stated, “To be alive, an entity must first be autopoietic—that is, it must actively maintain itself against the mischief of the world. Life responds to disturbance, using matter and energy to stay intact. An organism constantly exchanges its parts, replacing its component chemicals without ever losing its identity. This modulating, “holistic” phenomenon of autopoiesis, of active self-maintenance, is at the basis of all known life; all cells react to external perturbations in order to preserve key aspects of their identity within their boundaries. If the external threats are major, normal cyclical processes may be disrupted and lead to disintegration.” – Microcosmos Page 56

Not all genes have equal value like the keystone species in ecosystems that create system balance. Take out the keystone species and the entire balanced ecosystem collapses. Dismantle certain key genes and you’ll have complete cellular system collapse.

It’s a system collapse that gives rise to cancer and other degenerative diseases.

We are a species that is filled with life. We are an ecosystem full of life and inheritance should be viewed as an inheritance system

Capital’s Big Pharma cultists don’t even understand that microbe communities are what provide health and fertility and that inheritance should be viewed as an ecosystem transfer.

Capital’s benzene technologies build birth control markets and this is why little research and knowledge of our reproductive Microbiome is taught.

The Reproductive Microbiome: An Emerging Driver of Sexual Selection, Sexual Conflict, Mating Systems, and Reproductive Isolation

“All multicellular organisms host microbial communities in and on their bodies, and these microbiomes can have major influences on host biology. Most research has focussed on the oral, skin, and gut microbiomes, whereas relatively little is known about the reproductive microbiome. Here, we review empirical evidence to show that reproductive microbiomes can have significant effects on the reproductive function and performance of males and females. We then discuss the likely repercussions of these effects for evolutionary processes related to sexual selection and sexual conflict, as well as mating systems and reproductive isolation. We argue that knowledge of the reproductive microbiome is fundamental to our understanding of the evolutionary ecology of reproductive strategies and sexual dynamics of host organisms…

**Furthermore, due to the prevalence of microbiome mixing and chance events (see Box 2) it is unclear to which degree reproductive microbiomes represent native assemblages or more transient, random assemblages, and, in some instances, there is significant contribution from a range of sources, such as the external environment (e.g., microbiome of gametes released into the environment and external genitalia) and other body sites of the host. In many instances, the structure of reproductive microbiomes may be the result of both of random and deterministic processes, which may lead to spatiotemporal dynamics in these microbiomes. Consideration of these ecological processes may also lead to greater clarity in our understanding and definition of reproductive microbiomes in the future.**

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169534719303258

This puts Dr. Theo Colborn’s characterization of benzene technologies as “womb terrorist” in perspective!

More like Microbial massacres so no life can take root in the Holocaust of our wombs!

I think all working class females and males need to learn biology of our Microbiomes of our reproductive systems and fast.

Regarding those retroviruses and their operations.

Retroviruses alter genetic expression and can lead to high mutation rates….

Evolution of a reverse transcriptase to map N1-methyladenosine in human messenger RNA

Abstract

“Chemical modifications to messenger RNA are increasingly recognized as a critical regulatory layer in the flow of genetic information, but quantitative tools to monitor RNA modifications in a whole-transcriptome and site-specific manner are lacking. Here we describe a versatile platform for directed evolution that rapidly selects for reverse transcriptases that install mutations at sites of a given type of RNA modification during reverse transcription, allowing for site-specific identification of the modification. To develop and validate the platform, we evolved the HIV-1 reverse transcriptase against N1-methyladenosine (m1A). Iterative rounds of selection yielded reverse transcriptases with both robust read-through and high mutation rates at m1A sites. The optimal evolved reverse transcriptase enabled detection of well-characterized m1A sites and revealed hundreds of m1A sites in human mRNA. This work develops and validates the reverse transcriptase evolution platform, and provides new tools, analysis methods and datasets to study m1A biology.“

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41592-019-0550-4

N6-methyladenosine Modulates Messenger RNA Translation Efficiency

“N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is the most prevalent internal modification existing on eukaryotic mRNA (Desrosiers et al., 1974), and it impacts a variety of physiological events. On average, every mammalian mRNA contains over three sites of m6A within a G(m6A)C (70%) or A(m6A)C (30%) consensus sequence (Wei et al., 1976, Wei and Moss, 1977). The m6A modification on mRNA functions as a dynamic mark that is analogous to methylations on DNA and histone tails: m6A on mRNA is post-transcriptionally installed, erased, and recognized by m6A methyltransferases (“writer”; Bokar et al., 1997, Liu et al., 2014, Ping et al., 2014, Tuck, 1992, Wang et al., 2014b), demethylases (“eraser”; Jia et al., 2011, Zheng et al., 2013), and m6A-specific binding proteins (“reader”; Dominissini et al., 2012, Wang et al., 2014a), respectively. m6A methyltransferase is crucial for yeast meiosis (Shah and Clancy, 1992, Schwartz et al., 2013), the differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells (Geula et al., 2015, Wang et al., 2014b), the development of fruit flies (Hongay and Orr-Weaver, 2011) and plants (Zhong et al., 2008), and the viability of human cells (Bokar, 2005). The two m6A demethylases (FTO and AlkBH5) have been associated with human body weight (Dina et al., 2007, Frayling et al., 2007, Do et al., 2008) and mouse fertility (Zheng et al., 2013), respectively.

In addition to the physiological importance, one of the fundamental cellular functions of m6A has been directly connected to the stability of mRNA. The m6A-modified transcripts inherently possess shorter half-lives than non-methylated ones in HeLa cells* (Fu et al., 2014). The human YTH domain family protein 2 (YTHDF2) has been shown to affect the stability of m6A-modified RNA by localizing them to mRNA decay sites (Sheth and Parker, 2003, Wang et al., 2014a). The mRNA targets of YTHDF2 contain many transcription factors, indicating that the m6A-dependent mRNA turnover could serve to dynamically adjust the expression of regulatory genes (Wang and He, 2014b). This notion has been supported by recent studies of two yeast homologs of human YTH domain proteins that appear to affect mRNA stability (Harigaya et al., 2006, Hiriart et al., 2012, Kang et al., 2014) and the findings that m6A directs the expression of pluripotency regulators in mouse embryonic stem cells (Batista et al., 2014, Geula et al., 2015, Wang et al., 2014b).

Whereas mRNA is the direct output of gene transcription, proteins are the ultimate products of gene expression.”

https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(15)00562-0

Retroviruses are instrumental in operations in the placenta. Capital designed a technology that destroys a retrovirus and has yet to investigate if their technology impacts the retroviruses that we evolved with that enables females to create life within her.

Capital manufacturers tend to purposely not investigate answering those questions about their market technologies when they already know the answer to those scientific questions.

Retroviruses and the Placenta

“Retroviruses are often expressed in the placenta. Placental expression probably evolved to facilitate retroviral transmission from mother to offspring and from offspring to mother. In the process, the placenta became a site where retroviral genes were ‘domesticated’ to serve adaptive functions in the host, including the manipulation of maternal physiology for the benefit of the fetus. The evolutionary interplay between retroviruses and host defenses may have contributed to the remarkable diversity of form among mammalian placentas and to mechanisms of genomic imprinting.”
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982212006410

I think the working class needs an accelerated education in the biological sciences because capital technologies are marketed and sold long before the biological impacts of them are learned.

That’s why they don’t teach the working class science in any of their systems.

You’d then fully understand the capital crimes against humanity and they are afraid you are going to finally hold them accountable for them!

Understanding our symbiotic planet complexity helps you understand why these ruling class scientifically illiterate and psychopathic capitalist manufacturers should not be running any systems and policies at all!

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President’s Cancer Panel Report 2010

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The Medical Apartheid system was at the center of the German Nazi controlled nation that was designed by IG Farben, Rockefeller’s Standard Oil, and the Merchants of Grain Cargill and Co. Their focus was expanding their munition technology markets to enslave nations and profit destroying their health while building further markets to “treat” and exploit the conditions they and their financial predators create. The west is going to learn the same painful lessons now because they never destroyed the system but protected and expanded it…

Critically important excerpts from Blitzed: Drugs in The Third Reich by Norman Ohler

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2018/08/01/origins-of-the-council-of-gods-and-the-original-war-on-drugs/

Lebensborn – ABBA

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=goot6ghseO

I Wonder if that’s what Epstein and Gates were up to… something similar.. A must watch! (Not science but a perversion of science!)

Action T4: A Doctor Under Nazism (WWII Documentary HD)

“In Germany, in 1939, for the first time in the history of humanity (not quite*) doctors would willingly participate in the deaths of their own patients.” *Drinking the blood of young children was thought to restore health and was a practice utilized by doctors from Renaissance until Victorian times. Personally think “Victoria’s Secret” was far more sinister than a lingerie secret…

They discovered large iron deposits in certain regions of the brains of some of the exterminated “mentally ill.” They destroyed those injured by their munition technologies and protected and expanded the technologies.

Once you understand the epigenome you will be better able to identify the munition group responsible for specific epigenetic and genetic injuries… organochlorines and metals cause a wide range of biological injuries all classified as “mental illnesses.” The combination of metals and organochlorines completely destroys biological health. Brain and immune system destruction is most profound in the developing young. The biological health of the working class Germans would have been as poor in Nazi Germany as in the US is today. Cancer would have been widespread as would infertility and probably why so many of the elite and petite bourgeoisie would have been unable to produce any offspring and why these child breeding and child kidnapping programs in the nations Nazis invaded grew to big capital markets… (As would organ theft markets because munition technologies completely destroy organ systems over time as well. )

The kidnapping campaign of Nazi Germany | DW Documentary

“The Nazis considered disease to be a symptom of insufficient social discipline. Society was portrayed as a living organism that had to be protected from parasites and cancer cells.” The IG Farben exterminators/doctors were as literate in the fields of biological science and toxicology as the current evolved IG Farben (Merck, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, BASF, Bayer, Pfizer, 3M, Dow, Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals and company) munition salesmen and women of today… “National Socialism” is what they called the Nazi IG Farben subsidization system and that’s the evolved model in the US but even more toxic and lethal with the addition of radioactive technologies. The US truly is Blitzed: Part II gone nuclear and on steroids and the health of our nation’s children is very very bleak. They have the highest levels of persistent organic pollutants and metals in their little bodies than any previous generation…

The perfluorinated synthetics are off the charts in our youngest generation… 😢 Blitzed: Nazis On Drugs (WW2 Documentary) | History Documentary | Reel Truth History

In the US they put children on Meth but they call it Ritalin here…

“The Newest findings by brain scientists show that there is a mechanism in our brain that inhibits us from killing, and there was a way to get around that mechanism, and using certain synthetic stimulants such as methamphetamine are an effective way of bypassing that inhibition to kill.”

(Organochlorines destroy oxytocin production which is also known as the cuddle, bonding, nurturing and protector hormone. Males produce less oxytocin than females so they would be more susceptible to the biological impacts. Mice daddies fed organochlorine based diets raped and even consumed their own offspring. Whereas the control group mice daddies were as nurturing to their offspring as the mice mommies. Alcoholism, heavy metal accumulation in the brain and most organophosphates also disrupt oxytocin production in the brain. All can impact both males and females negatively impacting their biology and behavior.

What is “mental illness?”

They used to call lead poisoning being possessed by demons because of the seizures it causes. It’s too bad our brains are powered by calcium and metals and radiation trick the body into processing them as calcium but with horrific destruction. Calcium is a metal, by the way. Lead arsenicals were first applied in cotton production and then the poor workers were labeled insane and treated worse when they were poisoned with lead. Metal toxicity of the brain is very damaging and so are many other hydrocarbon technologies that end up there as well. Benzene technologies and those organochlorines (like Valium) sure do destroy the hippocampus of the brain….

Our insane ruling class who mass murder millions and manufacture war are not homeless but rewarded and they roll out the red carpet for them…

The children with autism who will be growing up wearing helmets and diapers unable to interact with the world that surrounds them from all the biological injuries of the technologies they’ve inherited from a scientifically illiterate working class will never be able to ask the previous generations..

“Why did you all not see what you were doing to all our health and stop it?!!!”

They won’t be able to ask that question so I will for them.

“Why do you all keep going along and support their destructive systems?”

These are the people the working class listen to and let them create the “health” policies of our nations?

Merck Created Hit List to “Destroy,” “Neutralize” or “Discredit” Dissenting Doctors Merck emails from 1999 showed company execs complaining about doctors… One email said: “We may need to seek them out and destroy them where they live …“ (Have not changed at all since they controlled Nazi Germany…)

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/merck-created-hit-list-to-destroy-neutralize-or-discredit-dissenting-doctors/#app

“Pfizer CEO says people who don’t get vaccinated will become ‘weak link’ that allows coronavirus to spread”

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/08/coronavirus-vaccine-pfizer-ceo-says-people-who-dont-take-it-will-become-weak-link.html

Pfizer is a chronic criminal offender.

“At the very same time Pfizer was in our office negotiating and resolving the allegations of criminal conduct in 2004, Pfizer was itself in its other operations violating those very same laws,” Loucks, 54, says. “They’ve repeatedly marketed drugs for things they knew they couldn’t demonstrate efficacy for. That’s clearly criminal.”

The penalties Pfizer paid this year for promoting Bextra off-label were the latest chapter in the drug’s benighted history. The FDA found Bextra to be so dangerous that Pfizer took it off the market for all uses in 2005.

(That deadly hydrocarbon was a drug approved for the relief of arthritis and menstrual discomfort but don’t look at the other hydrocarbon and radiation products they sell that cause those two conditions in the first place…)

Across the U.S., pharmaceutical companies have been pleading guilty to criminal charges or paying penalties in civil cases when the U.S. Department of Justice finds that they deceptively marketed drugs for unapproved uses, putting millions of people at risk of chest infections, heart attacks, suicidal impulses or death… …twice the death rate for those taking a placebo. Those findings were reported in an October 2005 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association…”

Pharmaceutical Companies’ Repeated Violations of Federal Marketing/Propaganda Laws

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/pharmaceutical-companies-repeated-violations-of-federal-marketing-laws/

Merck to Pay More than $650 Million to Resolve Claims of Fraudulent Price Reporting and Kickbacks DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2008

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/merck-to-pay-more-than-650-million-to-resolve-claims-of-fraudulent-price-reporting-and-kickbacks-department-of-justice/

Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2007 “Perhaps more than anything else, this settlement says to every company that discharges dangerous chemicals as part of its operations that it is accountable to the environment and the community,” said U.S. Attorney Meehan. “Because when you get right down to it, no one should have to wonder, when they walk into the kitchen for a glass of water, if what they are about to drink is going to make them or their children sick.”

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/merck-settles-clean-water-act-violations-at-its-montgomery-county-pennsylvania-pharmaceutical-plant-department-of-justice/

Department of Justice Press Release – GlaxoSmithKline to Plead Guilty & Pay $750 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Liability Regarding Manufacturing Deficiencies at Puerto Rico Plant.

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The federal share of the civil settlement amount is $436,440,000, and GSK will pay up to $163,560,000 to states that participate in the agreement. “Adulterated drugs undermine the integrity of the FDA’s approval process, can introduce substandard or ineffective drugs on to the market and, in the worst cases, can potentially put patients’ health at risk,” said Tony West, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice. “We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for this type of conduct….” (Wow! I have one link that is still functional…)

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/glaxosmithkline-plead-guilty-pay-750-million-resolve-criminal-and-civil-liability-regarding

One Thousand Lives A Month (CBS) This is the story of a drug that was on the market for 14 years and may have contributed to the deaths of thousands of patients. Trasylol, made by Bayer, is given in the operating room to control bleeding. It was a big money maker.

What the surgeon likely didn’t know was that there had been concern about the drug as far back as the early 1980’s. It was then, in Bayer’s hometown, that Dr. Juergen Fischer, director of the Institute of Experimental Medicine at the University of Cologne, found severe kidney damage in animals given Trasylol. He told Bayer, but he was surprised by the drug company’s reaction.

“I felt that Bayer wasn’t interested to examine these side effects,” Fischer says.

Soon, the same side effects were being seen in humans in America.

“The most common problem we saw was renal failure. That is, that kidneys did not function properly after surgery,” says the Missouri Baptist Medical Center’s Dr. Nicholas Kouchoukos, one of this country’s top heart surgeons. (Check the comments if you want to read the rest of the article since all sources removed this story)

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/one-thousand-lives-a-month-cbs-60-minutes-investigation-trasylol-by-bayer/

Brain-Damaged UK Victims of Swine Flu Vaccine to Get £60 Million Compensation (They had to learn the lessons that the 1976 injured had to learn the first time around…)

https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/brain-damaged-uk-victims-swine-flu-vaccine-get-60-million-compensation-1438572

The Bleeding Edge Documentary about the harm from birth control (Dr. Theo Colborn rightly called hydrocarbons “womb terrorists.”) and medical devices.

The ruling class paid sycophants and charlatans have perfected their art of deception to get the working class to buy all their destructive products and systems…

Perverting the word “science” for a century.. they conceal nature’s “true” biological laws from the collective working class that they con..

Propaganda campaigns still work as effectively as they did a century ago. Now, their sycophants and charlatans have millions of followers gaslighting anyone who presents any evidence of biological harm to promote the market sales of the technologies they sell to enrich their pockets….

Calcium is a metal and all metals and radiation are processed in the body as calcium. Yes, calcium is a metal. As an alkaline earth metal, calcium is a reactive metal that forms a dark oxide-nitride layer when exposed to air. Its physical and chemical properties are most similar to its heavier homologues strontium and barium. It is the fifth most abundant element in Earth’s crust and the third most abundant metal, after iron. Mammals evolved first consuming breast milk to acquire our calcium and more and then as we grow we ate green leafy plants that provided our calcium, iron, and more. We didn’t evolve injecting metals directly into our blood stream or eating rocks to acquire our metals. They came from our diet on plants and animals not contaminated with hydrocarbon and radiation contaminated agricultural, food, and water products.

Calcium builds our bones, powers our cells, neurological system and our brains and that’s why lead, mercury, aluminum, cobalt, cadmium uranium, and more are all stored exactly where calcium is stored.

Radiation is most destructive, of course. Radium has the same chemistry as calcium and that was discovered by Marie Curie in 1901. It’s too bad she didn’t study biology. (Chemists employed by Rothschild rarely know even basic biological facts) Its radioactivity is what destroys calcium completely.

Didn’t stop the capitalists from selling radium infused water to restore the health of working class Americans decades later after much evidence from France established how biologically destructive the radium-based products were that were sold there to the French working class.

They sold their health restoring radium water around their 1929 Wall Street heist. They’ve been lying and concealing harm to the duped working class for a century… why stop now?…

Eben Byers, drank a bottle a day for four years, at the end of which he died in excruciating pain from cancer of the jaw as his facial bones disintegrated…. This image of the biological damage was never featured in capital propaganda selling radium products and the markets continued to grow and expand….

Nothing knew and same strategies destroying more generations of working class and their children because they certainly don’t teach those biological facts and present the evidence of their technologies true biological mechanisms and destruction to our collective health… Keep buying all our ruling class systems, products and media and political puppets along with their academic sycophants and charlatans that keep enriching their pockets while robbing the working class of all its health.

Ruling class systems protect and enrich themselves at your massive collective expense. … continue ignoring overwhelming evidence about how much harm our parasitic ruling class has cost us and our children. The minds and hearts of the collective working class are empty and our species and children will keep paying the ultimate price. Well done! Keep buying all that their charlatans sell you! Carl Sagan was spot on. It’s blowing up in our faces and the working class is too functionally illiterate to even understand it.

“Without I.G. and coal, I can have no foreign policy” – Gustav Stresemann, chancellor and foreign minister during the Weimar Republic (IG Farben was Merck, Bayer, BASF, Hoechst, and Co) But go ahead and buy all their manufactured wars and pandemics and their radiation and hydrocarbon technologies… they’re good for the working class…. they protect our children…

(Only if you never examine evidence contrary to what they say and never question their narratives and motives and never examine the biological impacts of all that you continue to buy and support.)

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Why don’t you all now educate yourself with the reality of what you now support since you all failed your civic responsibilities to your fellow working class citizens and those destroyed abroad. Maybe if you haven’t been spending your lives drunk and entertaining yourselves… the world would have been a better place for all our children!

“I actually like Dick Cheney, for real,” Biden said at the time. “I get on with him. I think he’s a decent man.”

https://www.businessinsider.com/joe-biden-dick-cheney-comments-resurface-amid-2020-campaign-2019-5

In early June, a group of former officials from the George W Bush administration launched a political action committee (PAC) in support of Biden’s candidacy.

“For three decades Vice President Dick Cheney conducted a secretive, behind-closed-doors campaign to give the president virtually unlimited wartime power. Finally, in the aftermath of 9/11, the Justice Department and the White House made a number of controversial legal decisions. Orchestrated by Cheney and his lawyer David Addington, the department interpreted executive power in an expansive and extraordinary way, granting President George W. Bush the power to detain, interrogate, torture, wiretap and spy — without congressional approval or judicial review”

PBS Frontline Cheney’s Law

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/cheney/

(Don’t worry, PBS was bought out by Goldman Sachs and will no longer be covering the crimes against the US working class citizens and our wars of aggression against the Western working class citizens and foreign nations to come. The commercials let you know who destroyed all investigative journalism in the US exposing their criminal enterprise. Libertards will continue watching Hollywood and cable productions completely ignorant of reality.)

PBS Frontline’s The Dark Side

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/darkside/

YouTube no longer available at all..

“He pushed to expand executive power, transform America’s intelligence agencies and bring the war on terror to Iraq. But first he had to take on George Tenet’s CIA for control over intelligence… “Amid revelations about faulty prewar intelligence and a scandal surrounding the indictment of the vice president’s chief of staff and presidential adviser, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to investigate the internal war that was waged between the intelligence community and Richard Bruce Cheney, the most powerful vice president in the nation’s history.“

PBS Frontline The Torture Question

The Torture Question

Also no longer available on YouTube

When they round us up and destroy us… we have you to blame! You sat there willfully blind and as compliant as the Nazi supporters in Germany were…

PBS Frontline The New Asylums

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-new-asylums/

A report on the new reality for the mentally ill in America: Nearly 500,000 are serving time in U.S. jails and prisons. How did we get here, and are we doing anything to help them?

PBS Frontline The Medicated Child

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/medicatedchild/

In recent years, there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of children being diagnosed with serious psychiatric disorders and prescribed medications that are just beginning to be tested in children. The drugs can cause serious side effects, and virtually nothing is known about their long-term impact. “It’s really to some extent an experiment, trying medications in these children of this age,” child psychiatrist Dr. Patrick Bacon tells FRONTLINE. “It’s a gamble. And I tell parents there’s no way to know what’s going to work.”

PBS FRONTLINE The Meth Epidemic

(Exactly like when IG Farben (Merck, Bayer, BASF, Rockefeller’s Standard Oil, and Co even sold even meth filled chocolates to the economically destroyed German working class…)

https://qa.pbs.org/video/frontline-the-meth-epidemic/

No longer available on YouTube

Important book excerpts from Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler.

The Germans were world leaders in another class of substances as well: the companies of Merck, Boehringer, and Knoll controlled 80 percent of the global cocaine market. Merck’s cocaine, from the city of Darmstadt, was seen as the best product in the world, and commercial pirates in China printed fake Merck labels by the million. Hamburg was the major European marketplace for raw cocaine: every year thousands of pounds were imported legally through its port. Peru sold its entire annual production of raw cocaine, over five tons, almost exclusively to Germany for further processing. The influential Fachgruppe Opium and Kokain (Expert Group on Opium and Cocaine), put together by the German drug manufacturers, worked tirelessly on a close integration of the government and the pharmaceuticals industry. Two cartels, each consisting of a handful of companies, divided up between them the lucrative market “of the entire world,” the so-called cocaine convention and opiates convention. Merck was the business leader in both cases. The young Weimar Republic, swimming in consciousness-altering and intoxicating substances, delivered heroin and cocaine to the four corners of the world and rose to become a global market dealer.

A drug manufactured by Merck in Darmstadt, it came on to the market as a painkiller and cough medicine in 1917, and was so popular in the 1920s that the word “Eukodalism” was coined. Its extremely potent active ingredient is an opioid called oxycodone, synthesized from the raw material of opium. The substance was a hot topic among doctors in the Weimar Republic because many physicians quietly took the narcotic themselves. In specialist circles Eukodal was the queen of remedies: a wonder drug. Almost twice as pain-relieving as morphine, which it replaced in popularity, this archetypal designer opioid was characterized by its potential to create very swiftly a euphoric state significantly higher than that of heroin, its pharmacological cousin. Used properly, Eukodal did not make the patient tired or knock him out—quite the contrary….

The Origins of Our Council of Gods (What our Capital Ruling Class called Themselves When They Ran Nazi Germany

Origins of Capital’s Council of Gods and The Original War on Drugs

PBS Frontline Bush’s War Part I & II (Not available on YouTube)

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-bushs-war-part-1/

PBS Bush’s War Part II

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-bushs-war-part-2/

PBS Frontline 2004 Rumsfel’s War

PBS Frontline The Warning

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-the-warning/

PBS Frontline Poisoned Waters

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-poisoned-waters/

Investigating the dangerous new wave of pollutants entering our waterways and drinking water – and who’s responsible…

I see the architecture of our destruction.. and the chief architects even if you are completely blind! Capitalism and its government systems do nothing to protect you. The capitalist ruling class are rich destroying working class and global health to enrich their pockets at your expense and ignorance. And because the American public seem incapable of learning foreign policy lessons….

I will post this again in the hope that people will take the time and educate themselves. You’ll notice Exxon does not control our media…..

The “Merchants of Death” are still at helm, I’m afraid. (It’s a fitting nickname today as it was in 1937 before their “better living through chemistry” marketing campaign launched.)

“In war, the first casualty is truth.” – Aeschylus

NARRATOR: Clark Hoyt was Knight Ridder’s Washington editor during the run-up to the war in Iraq.

CLARK HOYT: What we were hearing, from very good sources, was really nothing has changed with Iraq.

NARRATOR: But as they continued their skeptical reporting, Hoyt says they began to feel heat from the government.

CLARK HOYT: Someone in the Defense Department called our reporter a communistic Bolshevik. Others said, “You know, all you guys have in this town is your reputation and your credibility, and we’re going to get you. We’re going to get that.”

San Jose Mercury, September 7, 2002: “LACK OF STRONG EVIDENCE CLASHES WITH WHITE HOUSE WARNINGS”

CLARK HOYT: I will say, at times, it seemed very lonely because you kept looking around and saying, “Where’s everybody else?”

You should be very angry but instead you cheer for these mass murdering child destroying Fascists! Sorry to burst your “climate change” bubble but munitions (aka Big Pharma) is not in the top 20 at all?!!! They destroy environments for multiple generations and have caused mass extinctions and utilize petroleum as their building blocks…. (From those petroleum resources in Iraq)

Their hydrocarbon and radiation munition technologies are not as destructive to the environment as their benzene supply companies?

“Camp Lejeune, in Jacksonville, North Carolina, is a toxic paradox, a place where young men and women were poisoned while in the service of their nation. They swore to defend this land, and the land made them sick. And there are hundreds of Camp Lejeunes across the country, military sites contaminated with all manner of pollutants, from chemical weapon graveyards to vast groundwater deposits of gasoline. Soldiers know they might be felled by a sniper’s bullet in Baghdad or a roadside bomb in the gullies of Afghanistan. They might even expect it. But waterborne carcinogens are not an enemy whose ambush they prepare for. That toxic enemy is far more prevalent than most American suspect, not to mention far more intractable.

That the Department of Defense is the world’s worst polluter is a refrain one often hears from environmentalists, who have long-standing, unsurprising gripes with the military-industrial complex.

But politics aside, the greenies have a convincing point. Dive into the numbers, as I did, and the Pentagon starts to make Koch Industries look like an organic farm.

In size alone, the Department of Defense dwarfs the footprint of any corporation: 4,127 installations spread across 19 million acres of American soil. Maureen Sullivan, who heads the Pentagon’s environmental programs, told me her office must contend with 39,000 contaminated sites (to be fair, a single base can have several, some as small as a single building).

Camp Lejeune is one of the Department of Defense’s 141 Superfund sites; that’s about 10 percent of all Superfund sites, easily topping any other polluter. And if the definition is broadened out beyond proprietary Pentagon installations, then about 900 of the 1,200 or so Superfund sites in the United States are “abandoned military facilities or facilities that produced materials and products for or otherwise supported military needs,” according to a presidential panel on cancer. (The presidential panel on cancer has been scrubbed. All links I used to utilize are no longer available…)

“Almost every military site in this country is seriously contaminated,” said John D. Dingell, a soon-to-retire Michigan congressman who served in World War II. “Lejeune is one of many.”

Sadly, they’ve been faithful to the wrong class and work for the very people destroying the health of all our children.

“Semper Fi: Always Faithful” Official Trailer

Sadly, the scientifically illiterate don’t seem to understand why this data set is so horrifying in the CDC’s annual death data report.

The leading cause of infant mortality is congenital malformations! Second is low birth weight and we who actually study the complexity of our biological and environmental systems understand that is what should be headline news!

Our children deserve truth about what the ruling class and the enabling generations have done before to create the conditions that destroy their health today. They inherited a mess through mass collective ignorance and greed. Our global children deserve a real army protecting their health from those who profit destroying them. We could have built the most remarkable civilization that enriched us all because life is so beautiful in all its remarkable complexity. Heaven is here but they’re going to make it further hell for them instead.

Autism, birth defects, cancer, degenerative diseases, nutritional starvation, emotional starvation, rape, physical abuse, neglect, and enslavement are all the direct result of the human created system and culture designed by our scientifically illiterate psychopathic ruling class and all made possible by the support of the collective working class. Our taxes subsidized munitions and manufactured wars not the development of healthy communities and healthy children. Our children deserve so much better than this! I’ve taught my children that teachers can come in many forms..

Trees work together… “the community must remain intact no matter what. If every tree were looking out only for itself, then quite a few of them would never reach old age. Regular fatalities would result in many large gaps in the tree canopy, which would make it easier for storms to get inside the forest and uproot more trees. The heat of summer would reach the forest floor and dry out. Every tree would suffer. Every tree, therefore, is valuable to the community and worth keeping around as long as possible. And that is why even sick individuals are supported and nourished until they recover.” ~ The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (Page 4)

Trees learned the importance of community work and caring for each other hundreds of millions of years ago and they didn’t even need a brain to figure it out. I can breathe among trees and they are such comfort with all that oxygen they produce. Being around them clears my thoughts. I have great difficulty being around humans these days.

They are the most barbaric and unnatural species known to nature because of their acceptance in sacrificing our children’s health by embracing the unhealthy cultural systems, munition technologies, and irrational fears created by our ruling class psychopaths. Secure our children’s future! Stop letting our ruling class drive our economic and government systems. They and their political puppets are destroying all our collective health. Listen to the wisdom of the trees. They’ve been around a lot longer than us. Our ruling class and their political puppets and systems are the storm and if we don’t unite and actively work against them… we will all perish

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To those interested in going down the rabbit hole I’ve been exploring… (warning, it’s dark down there! Anyway, I will examine evidence even if it does not fit my belief system and found the below of interest. Combined, they provide a comprehensive understanding.)

I dedicate this post to Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington. ❤

“Children should always feel like the adults are living in this world to nurture them, to take care of them, to protect them from any bad thing that might come.” ~ Chris Cornell

This ruling class created culture never ceases to completely horrify me. There’s a market for everything. Baby boys suffer so much. Male circumcision has a very ugly secret… Few ask why does it happen in the first place?

You’d have to read Mummies, Cannibals, and Vampires: The History of Corpse Medicine from Renaissance to the Victorian by Richard Sugg to understand why infants and debtor’s prison inmates are tortured so their adrenaline filled blood was a commodity to the ruling class and the religions they created to justify their barbaric economic and cultural systems that enriched their pockets. (There is some justice though because their hydrocarbon/munition technologies that protect and enrich them happen to biomagnify each generation so in that blood are rapid aging and cancer accelerating substances so guess what happens if these sick fucks stop their ritual practices… they will rapidly age and their organs will be destroyed by them. The scientifically illiterate all pay heavy prices.)

Child abuse is culturally enforced by design.

Baby Dies of Herpes in Ritual Circumcision By Orthodox Jews
Two infants have died in the last decade among ultra-Orthodox Jews in NYC. (There’s a reason they’ve been called blood suckers for centuries…)
https://abcnews.go.com/Health/baby-dies-herpes-virus-ritual-circumcision-nyc-orthodox/story?id=15888618

“Circumcision Permanently Alters the Brain”

Circumcision Permanently Alters the Brain

They always protect those highly profitable capital markets by concealing important biological facts and even if they cause massive harm to the infants used to build them. Biological evidence of harm to the brains of male infants is suppressed because vanity of the elite is more valued….

Did She Just Put Liquid Foreskin In My Hand?!

Sandra Bullock and her Korean baby foreskin rejuvenation treatment

Notice how Hollywood and cable programming makes everyone fear demons and possession but no one fears the very real religious pedophiles raping and harming our infants and children? Vanity should never come at the expense of causing massive harm to an infant’s brain.

If you fear demons instead of the very real radiation, hydrocarbon/munition technologies and ruling class pedophiles destroying our species then you’ve been very successfully brainwashed…

“The Dark History of the ADL Terrorism Organized Crime Pedophilia and Murder

Many of you know that a B’nai B’rith organization gave birth to the ADL while defending its Atlanta chapter president Leon Frank, who raped and murdered a 13 year old girl who he was also employing along with many other teens, against child labor laws.”
https://www.sott.net/article/404282-The-dark-history-of-the-ADL-Terrorism-organized-crime-pedophilia-and-murder

Aleister Crowley- Documentary

The Design. The biological impacts of organochlorine and vaccine technologies in Austria and Germany had massive biological impacts. Infertility and destruction of normal male sexual and brain development would have altered. High childhood cancer rates, autism, epilepsy, organ failure, and Down Syndrome would have exploded with the expansion of these markets.

Cross-dressing among Nazi-era German Wehrmacht soldiers | DW Feature

The kidnapping campaign of Nazi Germany | DW Documentary (For the purchase of children to wealthy infertile couples)

Sex slavery in the nazi camps

List found of 12,000 Nazis in Argentina with money in Swiss bank
https://m.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/List-found-of-12000-Nazis-in-Argentina-with-money-in-Swiss-bank-619617

Fugitive Nazis who built a paedophile paradise in the sun: The Chilean colony founded by a one-eyed soldier who turned 230 Germans into slaves
Nazi soldier Paul Schafer (pictured here on his arrest in 2005) recreated himself as a pastor after 1945 and established a colony in Chile

Walter Rauff (pictured being driven away from Chilean police in 1962) was one of Hitler’s heroes: the creator of the mobile gas vans – forerunners of the gas chambers – which were used to slaughter 100,000 people

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2564343/Fugitive-Nazis-built-paedophile-paradise-sun.html

The Nazi colony in Chile. Important lessons to learn for understanding the model of the Council of Gods .. Fear of communism is how the slave colony was formed where children were brutally sexually abused by Nazis. Capital ruling class created apartheid models always separate the children from parents after financially devastating them and take their children for exploitation, abuse, and destruction. (Take note of the use of a cattle prod… it’s a reoccurring theme.)
“Anyone who criticized anything was a communist or inspired by the devil. So they had this biblical concept of the world. which was bad and us which is the holy community was us.
In reality there were no external enemies…Schafer and his most trusted lieutenants were obsessed with controlling their own people any descent was quickly crushed. They had built a hospital and used it to obtain drugs and medicine….
… were among the earliest settlers. When they protested about conditions in the colony, they were force fed with drugs and pills that were normally meant to treat epilepsy and schizophernia…”
(Operation Pedro Pan in Cuba was orchestrated by the Catholic Church and was the identical model of the above. Fear of a working class revolution fed the children into the hands of ruling class monsters within the Catholic Church for rape and pharmaceutical experimentation.)
“…he (Rauff) boarded a ship for Alexandria, Egypt–the next stop in the Nazi exterminator’s long and winding ratline. Rauff would cap his bloody career in Chile, where he became a top advisor to DINA, military dictator Augusto Pinochet’s own Gestapo.” – Devil’s Chessboard by David Talbot (page 106)
Rauff and Pinochet brought communists, union leaders, and prominent doctors advocating for non-hydrocarbon and radiation treatment of diseases with a focus on organic agricultural models to Villa Baviera for torture and murdered them here. Prominent figures advocating for nationalization of resources was rounded up for extermination here.

Kentler Project Allowed German Pedophiles to have Access to Children for over 30 Years

https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/kentler-project-allowed-german-pedophiles-to-have-access-to-children-for-over-30-years/

Canadian Crimes against children at residential school: The truth about St. Anne’s

Murder by Decree is an uncensored record of the planned extermination of indigenous children in Canada’s murderous “Indian residential schools”. It is issued as a corrective Counter Report to the miscarriage of justice by Church and State known as the “Truth and Reconciliation Commission” (TRC). Based on eyewitness testimonies and archival documentation deliberately suppressed or ignored by the TRC, Murder by Decree proves that the genocide of indigenous people began as a religion-led campaign and continues to be a deliberate governmental policy in Canada. This Counter Report reveals these startling facts: – Over half of Indian residential school children began dying the very first year these church-run facilities were opened – This huge mortality rate continued unabated for over a half century because of deliberate practices of germ warfare according to a prescribed monthly “death quota”
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29398232-murder-by-decree

Colombie : La police démantèle un réseau massif d’esclavage sexuel d’enfants géré par des Israéliens
https://exoportail.com/colombie-la-police-demantele-un-reseau-massif-desclavage-sexuel-denfants-gere-par-des-israeliens/

Spies, Lords and Predators” – British Elite Child Abuse, by Australian 60 Minutes (2015)

Copy of Conspiracy Of Silence / The Franklin Cover-up HQ Version

Second Mile Penn State Sandusky Scandal

https://notpsu.blogspot.com/?m=1
That Time Hillary Clinton protected Pedophiles in the State Department

Disgraced Brazilian faith healer accused of running BABY farms where girls were raped, their infants sold to childless couples around the world, and murdered after ten years of repeatedly giving birth…

De Faria, who is also known as ‘John of God’, became a wanted man after a bombshell late night chat show on Brazil’s Globo TV network aired accusations from ten women of abuse at his Casa de Dom Inacio de Loyola in Abadiania.

Now the activist Sabrina Bittencourt – whose investigations lead to his arrest – claims the celebrity medium ran a baby trafficking operation where children were ‘farmed’ in Brazil before being sold to childless couples around the world.

She alleges that young girls were held captive in remote farms where they were forced to produce babies – before being murdered after ten years of giving birth.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6659381/Brazilian-faith-healer-accused-running-BABY-farms.html

His most famous media segment was with Winfrey. In addition to her 2010 “Do You Believe in Miracles?” segment, featuring interviews with both skeptics and believers, she traveled to Abadiania in 2012 to witness the works and controversial methods of “John of God”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/12/17/celebrity-brazilian-healer-john-god-once-featured-by-oprah-surrenders-sexual-abuse-charges/

HOLLYWOOD FILM PRODUCER OF 20 YEARS EXPOSES SATANIC PEDOPHILE ELITES TORTURE CHILDREN FOR PLEASURE.

Keanu Reeves: IT WAS FREE PIZZA!

Fetal Tissue in Vaccines, Studies on Orphans – Confirmed By Stanley Plotkin Under Oath

The billionaire was the chairman of Microsoft at the time he traveled with Epstein on the Lolita Express in 2013, four years after the pedophile served time for soliciting a minor under the age of 18 for sex.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7377133/Bill-Gates-REFUSES-reveal-flew-Lolita-Express-Jeffrey-Epstein-prison-release.html

Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: Starving, Enslaving, Torturing and Killing Our Children

Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: Starving, Enslaving, Torturing and Killing Our Children

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CIA’s Use of Journalists and Clergy in Intelligence Operations
https://archive.org/details/ciasuseofjournal00unit_201611/page/n1/mode/2up
CIA operates a child trafficking ring for elite pedophiles

Jeffrey Epstein: (What Netflix Didn’t Tell You)
A MUST WATCH

Slavery Of Young Slavic Women In Tel Aviv, Israel (Israeli Programme)

Anyway, I will examine evidence even if it does not fit my belief system and found these of interest. He states his opinions and judgement. It would be far more compelling to simply let the evidence speak for itself because it speaks volumes alone.

PizzaGate: Documentary Part 1

PizzaGate: Documentary Part 2

PizzaGate: Documentary Part 3

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PEDOGATE 2020 In Depth Exploration of James Alfefantis

(The above provides comprehensive evidence of how Google and YouTube promote and protect child sex trafficking and child porn sites, videos, and operations by design. It is a must watch for parents.)

“Hollywood-Maxwell’s Intimate Apparel Shop is not just about the Victorian past. In fact, half the store is devoted to the latest bras and petticoats of 1955.

Yes, when Disneyland opened in 1955, there really was an Intimate Apparel Shop, and it really featured the Wizard of Bras. But the Wizard didn’t look like the artwork at the top of this page. That artwork was from a Hollywood-Maxwell ad in a July 15, 1955, newspaper supplement for Disneyland in various Southern California papers, including the Santa Ana Register and the Long Beach Press-Telegram.

In addition to ads, the supplement had articles about Disneyland—but the articles were publicity pieces that were essentially advertising too. One article included a rare photo of the Wonderful Wizard of Bras.”

(Maxwell?)
https://www.yesterland.com/wizard.html

The Story Behind Victoria’s Secret

“He chose the name ‘Victoria’ to evoke the propriety and respectability associated with the Victorian era; outwardly refined, Victoria’s ‘secrets’ were hidden beneath.”
After Raymond sold Victoria’s Secret to Leslie Wexner, he started a children’s retail store. It went bankrupt in 1986. Not long after, Raymond and his wife ended up getting a divorce.

Tragically, in 1993, Roy Raymond killed himself by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.”

https://www.elitedaily.com/money/entrepreneurship/why-the-man-who-founded-victorias-secret-killed-himself/877370

“Court filings by US lawyer Alan Dershowitz revealed Tuesday that a woman had named former prime minister Ehud Barak as one of a number of important men she was forced to have sex with by Jeffrey Epstein…

Dershowitz identified Barak as well as L Brands and Victoria’s Secret owner Leslie Wexner as two of the men Giuffre says she was trafficked to by Epstein.”

https://www.timesofisrael.com/woman-says-epstein-forced-her-to-have-sex-with-former-pm-barak/

The book, called Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires, will be published on June 29 by Routledge and charts the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians.
British royalty dined on human flesh.. (they believed the adrenaline filled blood of the tortured would restore their health)

Even as they denounced the barbaric cannibals of the New World, they applied, drank, or wore powdered Egyptian mummy, human fat, flesh, bone, blood, brains and skin…

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1389142/British-royalty-dined-human-flesh-dont-worry-300-years-ago.html

Maybe Victoria had another secret…

Queen Victoria Drinks Blood From A Skull In Tibet

Queen Victoria Drinks Blood from a Skull in Tibet

Inside Disney’s Tech Partnerships

https://www.forbes.com/sites/csylt/2016/10/20/inside-disneys-tech-partnerships/#7f0ecf531e46

A former Disney executive was convicted Tuesday of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl.

Michael Laney, 73, was convicted of four counts of sexual abuse in the first degree after a six-day trial. Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Souede acquitted Laney of three counts of first-degree rape and three counts of first-degree sex abuse. He is scheduled to be sentenced June 14.

According to court documents, Laney began abusing the victim in 2009, when she was about 7 years old, and there were multiple incidents of abuse spanning about two years. The child had initially reported the abuse in 2017 in Washington, where she lived at the time.

https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2019/05/multnomah-county-judge-convicts-former-disney-executive-of-sexually-abusing-girl-7.html

A Dead Cat, A Lawyer’s Call And A 5-Figure Donation: How Media Fell Short On Epstein

https://www.npr.org/2019/08/22/753390385/a-dead-cat-a-lawyers-call-and-a-5-figure-donation-how-media-fell-short-on-epstei

The Silent Children Documentary that Chris Cornell was funding and Chester Bennington made an opening statement in.

https://www.bitchute.com/video/yHVoHNXmLJLL/

He also suffered sexual abuse as a child, he said.
“When I was young, getting beaten up and pretty much raped was no fun,” he told The Guardian in 2011. “No one wants that to happen to you and honestly, I don’t remember when it started.”
Spotting a photo of himself as a child at his mother’s house from around the time of the abuse brought it all back, Bennington recalled.
“I remember that stuff happening to me at that stage and even thinking about it now makes me want to cry,” he said. “My God, no wonder I became a drug addict. No wonder I just went completely insane for a little while.”
https://www.cnn.com/2017/07/20/entertainment/chester-bennington-dead/index.html

Hells Angel (Mother Teresa) – Christopher Hitchens
“The greatest destroyer of peace today is the cry of the innocent unborn child. If the mother can murder her own child in her own womb, what is left for you and for me to kill each other?…” – Mother Teresa
Nobel Peace Prize 1979
Let us promise the lady who loves Ireland so much that we will never allow in this country a single abortion and no contraceptives” – Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa’s advise to the angry victims of the Bhopal chemical spill, “Forgive.”
“Vatican foreign policy has taken her to the shores of Lebanon, where the Roman Catholic militia perpetrated the mass murder of the Sabra shakeel camps, to Nicaragua where the cardinal was the patron of the Contras, to Armenia where she helped mother church gain foothold in the Soviet Union. In return, the present pope has placed her on the fast track to canonization. This is the kind of politics in which she does indeed get involved.” – Christopher Hitchens
Children are utilized as a commodity by the Catholic Church.

“796 Irish orphans buried in mass grave near Catholic orphanage: historian… Orphanage’s septic tank was converted to serve as body disposal site”
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/796-irish-orphans-buried-in-mass-grave-near-catholic-orphanage-historian-1.2663895

“Nun admits children involved in medical trials… 300 children resident in care homes in the 1960s and 70s were used in medical trials, it has been reported… In one of the trials, 80 children became ill after they were accidentally administered a vaccine intended for cattle.”
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/nun-admits-children-involved-in-medical-trials-30339349.html

“Church allowed abuse by priest for years
Aware of Geoghan record, archdiocese still shuttled him from parish to parish”

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/special-reports/2002/01/06/church-allowed-abuse-priest-for-years/cSHfGkTIrAT25qKGvBuDNM/story.html

Institutions that use and destroy children deserve to be destroyed.

And it’s not only children that are exploited and destroyed by the Catholic Church either.
Pope admits clerical abuse of nuns including sexual slavery
Pope Francis has admitted that clerics have sexually abused nuns, and in one case they were kept as sex slaves.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47134033

In Ireland, the Magdalene institutions became associated primarily with the Catholic Church, and by the mid-20th century there were at least a dozen industrial laundries in the Republic of Ireland.
Some women were confined to the laundries for life and were forced to work long hours in poor conditions with bad food, no pay and little or no medical or educational support. The women and girls — even those who had come into the laundries directly from orphanages or “industrial schools” for juvenile detention — were told they should toil as penance for their sins.

Massive privatization and predatory loaning provides the fuel for child sex slave trafficking markets both within the United States and internationally. It is happening in the US and citizens need to understand it. I hope you will take the time to read the following information so you have a comprehensive understanding of how the ruling class and their political puppets are getting away with far more than robbery.

The Jeffrey Epstein case information is critically important for citizens to examine for understanding the human trafficking markets and how victims are procured into this widespread and concealed market. I have typed up relevant excerpts from TrafficKing by Conchita Sarnoff (The Executive Director of Alliance to Rescue Victims of Trafficking) as well as additional information and links that help to provide a more comprehensive picture of this widespread market impacting many communities around the world.

https://renchemista.wordpress.com/2017/07/12/global-human-trafficking-markets/

Regarding predatory lenders, Soros, and use of cattle prods… (The Nazi Chilean torture colony)

Epstein was not the only Bear Stearns associate into destroying girls linked to sex trafficking …

“Howie Rubin, 62, a former Bear Stearns trader” who worked for Soros.
“I’m going to rape you like I rape my daughter,” Rubin allegedly barked during one of the purported beatings.

In one session, he beat one of the women’s “breasts so badly that her right implant flipped,” the papers state. The former Bear Stearns trader paid her $20,000 to repair the damage.

One plaintiff was tied up, gagged and shocked with a cattle prod in her groin before Rubin allegedly raped her, according to the filing. Two unnamed female fixers and a lawyer abetted Rubin’s abusive sexual romps by coaxing women into signing NDAs. The trio sought to “cover up Rubin’s sexual misconduct and criminal abuse of women and to serve as a cover for his wide-ranging human trafficking scheme,” wrote Balestriere.”

The Child-Rape Assembly Line

Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg—who is 63 with a long, graying beard—recently sat down with me to explain what he described as a “child-rape assembly line” among sects of fundamentalist Jews.
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qbe8bp/the-child-rape-assembly-line-0000141-v20n11

Israel Becoming a ‘Refuge for Pedophiles,’ Warns Advocate for Child Sex Abuse Victims
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-israel-becoming-a-refuge-for-pedophiles-1.5420848

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A Century of Folly

The first paper I ever wrote was on Aristotle at age 16. He was one of the important teachers in my life. His words became central to my life.

“All men desire to know, but not all forms of knowledge are equal, the best is the pure and disinterested search for the causes of things…

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them, for these only gave them life, those the art of living well…

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain…

What is the meaning of life? To serve others and do good… I love Plato, he said, but I love truth more.” – Aristotle

Those powerful words still guide my life. Words are small and deeds are monuments but both determine character and integrity. I teach my children that it is through words and deeds that either build strong foundations or they destroy relationships so think carefully about impacts before you speak and act. How we treat all life matters because we are connected through our genes and our epigenome. I’m trying to teach my children a far different ethical system than the one that surrounds us.

Studying nature is what Aristotle had done all those centuries ago. Aristotle was insistent that the crucial point of understanding in dissection comes when putting the parts back together to see how an animal works as a whole. This evolved into systemic biological research today. I study the complexity of natural and human systems and how they impact one another. That’s been my life’s work. The Greeks cast their science from first principles, without troubling to examine the natural world. Aristotle changed everything.

Ethics has never been created on a foundation of scientific understanding of the living world.

Most are unaware that Aristotle was the founding father of biology. Biology has radically advanced since he first created a systematic foundation of observations of the natural world and life.

Even Darwin remarked: “Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere schoolboys to old Aristotle.”

“Failure to understand what is obvious can be caused by inexperience: those who have spent more time with the natural world are better at suggesting theories of wide explanatory scope. Those who have spent time arguing instead of studying things as they are show all too clearly that they are incapable of seeing much at all.” – Aristotle

‘The passage comes from On Generation and Corruption. The argumentative types are the Platonists. Their obsessions – intangible Forms, numerology and geometry – caused them to deny the evidence of their own eyes. They were blind to the structure of the world, this world. The passage is a prelude to the Invitation to Biology. For, when Aristotle said that we must attend to even the humblest creatures since there are gods there too, he was not only urging some students to pick up their cuttlefish, he was arguing, as he would until the end, with Plato’s shade. He was doing what every scientist who opens a new domain of enquiry must do: defend it before his peers. Of the whole, vast natural world, the Academy deemed only the stars worthy of study. But, and this is Aristotle’s point, we do not live along the stars: we live here, on Earth….’

Orion stargazer

“It’s not good enough simply to study the stars, no matter how perfect and divine they may be, rather we must also study the humblest of creatures, even if they seem repugnant to us. And that is because all animals have something of the good, something of the divine, something of the beautiful.. In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.”
— Aristotle

‘Nor do we live just anywhere on Earth… Lesbos and the lagoon at Pyrrha gave to Aristotle a place, calm and lovely, where he could be among natural things… Biologists often have such places. They need them, for ideas do not come from nothing, they come from nature…

I live in a nation of fools that are ruled by fools who are all willfully blind to the true structure of the world and the life they destroy.

This is worth repeating once again..

“Failure to understand what is obvious can be caused by inexperience: those who have spent more time with the natural world are better at suggesting theories of wide explanatory scope. Those who have spent time arguing instead of studying things as they are show all too clearly that they are incapable of seeing much at all.” – Aristotle

(I’d replace “inexperience” with the ignorance of the complexity of our biological and ecological systems)

Aristotle’s Lagoon

Our genes are the building blocks that connect all life forms. All life forms are complex ecosystems full of other life forms. Only microbes are individuals. Rachel Carson had yet to understand that the mitochondria in every eukaryotic cell are microbes. She would then understand much more had she read, “Symbiontism and The Origin of Species” by Ivan Emmanuel Wallin – 1927 but all researchers fall prey to blindspots… You have to cast a very wide net searching to to understand the natural world in all its complexity.

Powerful economic interests keep subject fields in silo order for a reason… connecting important multidisciplinary dots provides understanding of human health and would provide enlightenment of how the systems and products they sell destroy it. They would be unable to make profits off those who buy their destructive systems. The main problem with this analysis conducted back in 1962 was that there was zero examination of the actual food and agricultural system created in the first place. Does the agricultural and food system built on hydrocarbon technologies even provide health? Of course not… and yet it continues today. Childhood cancer has increased 67% and the health of our children is being completely destroyed.

Our children’s health has further deteriorated since this Rachel Carson Documentary first aired in the 1960s.
1960s Rachel Carson Documentary

When will the fools wake up and realize that those who have been selling them the systems that have been destroying children’s health for a century are not to be trusted? They have little to no foundation of biological knowledge and yet they go once again full steam ahead with so little understanding of health.

A resting infant has twice the air intake and oxygen needs as an adult and yet they are creating a required mask policy in our education system that deprives children of much needed oxygen for healthy development! The average indoor oxygen levels are around 25%. OSHA federal laws mandate that all employers require a minimum of 19.5% oxygen rates for their worker’s health. Adults wearing masks in indoor air spaces are only receiving approximately 17.5% oxygen. Got that? What do you think will be the result for our smallest most vulnerable children?

All microbes and viruses need water to survive. Direct sunlight radiation destroys them rather quickly. Flu is seasonal for many reasons and that’s one and the other is because few are deficient in vitamin D (the hormone our body makes from evolving with sunlight radiation) during the warm months.

The Biology of Skin Color. We only evolved with sunlight radiation not substances that are radioactive. Radiaoactive substances hijack our normal biological interaction with the sun.

The Biology of Skin Color Video

Sad that so many fear the things that provide them with health and are continuing to utilize the things that never degrade and destroy themselves. They buy them by the multi-millions because they are told that they “protect” them…

Insanity, if you ask me….

Those PFC coated facemasks are doing the opposite of protecting working class citizens… clearly working class fools rarely learn the most important history and science lessons about Wall Street and capital ruling class.

Working class citizens bought radium after the 1929 capitalist heist and drank it. Notice how much they pervert science? Nature’s laws? They conceal the truth of how their radium market products destroy calcium… They knew it was dangerous because Pierre Curie published harm decades before…
“Drink plenty of fresh, invigorating, natural radioactive water from the Radium-Spa.”

Radium perverted propaganda

An American Industrialist, Eben Byers, drank a bottle a day for four years, at the end of which he died in excruciating pain from cancer of the jaw as his facial bones disintegrated…. This image of the biological damage was never featured in capital propaganda selling radium products and the markets continued to grow and expand.
Eben Byers radium drinker
They are still selling fools that radiation is harmless…
Grace Fryer is still a hero. She was a radium girl who knew she was dying and spent the rest of her life trying to warn all women of how destructive radium was because it was destroying her health and taking her life.  She didn’t want others to suffer or have the same fate. She’s my comrade. Capitalists slandered her and she never gave up trying to warn the working class being destroyed by the markets built off radium technologies.
The Tragic Story of The Radium Girls: Grace Fryer Documentary
Calcium is a metal.
“Except for its radioactivity, radium has the same chemistry as calcium. Like calcium it will form chlorides, or sulfates, or carbonates…. There was no money to buy the needed ore but Pierre went to Edward Suess, president of the Academy of Sciences of Vienna, and asked what happened to the pitchblende ore residue from which uranium had already been removed… With ingenuity, Pierre persuaded Suess to arrange for the Austrian government to give them this seemingly worthless material at no cost. Then he went to the Baron Edmond de Rothschild and asked him for a donation to cover the cost of transportation. Over the next four years, Rothschild, who at that time remained anonymous, gave repeated donations for this purpose.” – Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie  (Pages 91 – 92, 99)

Marie Currie

Many upper class men and women carried in their pockets or purses glass vials containing tiny particles of radium bromide..
When Pierre (Curie) heard of this, he wrote a paper warning about the danger… but perhaps flirting with danger was alluring to affluent people as was the frequent use of morphine injections and cocaine (Merck and Bayer, IG Farben products, of course)…
Even those called genius have blindposts and Marie Curie’s blindspot was the entire field of biology.
 – Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie
(And Israel is still the global supplier of bromide based poisons today….)

And yet, parents “believe” radioativity is harmless to their children’s development….

“Failure to understand what is obvious can be caused by inexperience (ignorance in the complexity of biological systems): those who have spent more time with the natural world are better at suggesting theories of wide explanatory scope. Those who have spent time arguing instead of studying things as they are show all too clearly that they are incapable of seeing much at all.” – Aristotle

And so blind fools continue supporting ruling class blind fools…. falling prey to authority fallacy…

Our children suffer greatly for the intellectually lazy adults our culture produces…

“Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are toxic chemicals that adversely affect human health and the environment around the world. Because they can be transported by wind and water, most POPs generated in one country can and do affect people and wildlife far from where they are used and released. They persist for long periods of time in the environment and can accumulate and pass from one species to the next through the food chain (and from one generation to the next). To address this global concern, the United States joined forces with 90 other countries and the European Community to sign a groundbreaking United Nations treaty Exit in Stockholm, Sweden, in May 2001. Under the treaty, known as the Stockholm Convention, countries agreed to reduce or eliminate the production, use, and/or release of 12 key POPs (see box), and specified under the Convention a scientific review process that has led to the addition of other POPs chemicals of global concern.”
https://www.epa.gov/international-cooperation/persistent-organic-pollutants-global-issue-global-response

Dioxin still contaminates all those organochlorine products fools continue buying to “protect” themselves from “germs.”…. Idiocy abounds…

Truth and understanding does not always provide happiness when you clearly see the continued folly of our species and are unable to alter its destructive course…

I want to protect and save children’s health while everyone wants to continue serving and idolizing scientifically illiterate psychopathic “eugenic” fools……

I can do nothing because I have no following, no power and no monetary support…because I refuse to sell anything.
the sick irony…

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This is Dr. Mary Sherman. Please remember her face because she tried to save your children’s lives by blowing a critically important whistle. She was brutally murdered for trying to warn you all. And the men she warned were destroyed as well.

Book excerpt from Mary Ferrie and the Monkey Virus: The Story of an Underground Medical Laboratory.

Chapter 3: The Classroom

“In one of my classes there was a student named Nicky. His father was Dr. Nicolas Chetta, the Coronor of Orleans Parish who was involved with Garrison’s investigation. Dr. Chetta was somewhat of a local celebrity for us. Not only was he an elected politician whose name was frequently in the press, but he was the team physician for our football team. Once he even took our class to on a memorable field trip to the city morgue….

Nicky erupted and said in a loud, tense voice that Garrison had gotten a “raw deal.”….

Then Nicky started talking. He held the class spellbound for fifteen minutes with information about the investigation, much of which had either not been revealed to the press or which they had basically ignored. We all listened carefully. His points included:

– that someone, presumably the FBI or the CIA, had bugged Garisson’s office and conference rooms and had stolen and/or photocopied his files concerning Clay Shaw and had turned them over to Shaw’s attorneys.

– that ALL of Garisson’s extradition requests for witnesses from other states had been turned down, as had all of his requests to subpoena former federal officials, preventing him from assembling the pieces of his puzzle in a court of law.

– that an ex-pilot named David Ferrie and a former high-ranking official named Guy Banister had been training anti-Castro Cubans for paramilitary assaults against Cuba at a secret training camp across Lake Pontchartrain, and

– that Ferrie and Banister had stolen weapons for this operation from a company in Houma, Louisiana which was operating as a CIA front. Nicky said he couldn’t pronounce the name of the company, but said that the name “looked German, but sounded French.” (He was referring to the Schlumberger Tool Company, pronounced Slum-ber-jay.”)

Someone asked Nicky why we had not heard all this in the press. It was a fair question. We had been taught that the press was the “Watchdog of Government.” How could they have overlooked these obvious and important points. Nicky paused and said Garisson’s favorite saying was “Treason never prospers, for if it prospers, none dare call it treason….

Ferrie was an unusual man in many respects. Professionally, he was a pilot. Politically, he was a notorious right wing extremist. Personally, he was completely bald from head-to-toe and was a homosexual who favored teenage boys… Ferrie died several days after Garrison’s investigation was made public. Garrison, who was about to arrest Ferrie for conspiring to murder President Kennedy, thought that either Ferrie had been murdered to silence him or that Ferrie had silenced himself. But it was the Coroner’s job, not the District Attorney’s, to rule on the cause of death. Dr. Chetta, Nicky’s father, was the Coroner and said he found no evidence of foul play. Therefore, he ruled that Ferrie died of natural causes (a ruptured blood vessel in the brain) and noted that Ferrie had been under enormous stress.

Nicky continued: Ferrie had known Lee Harvey Oswald when he was a cadet at the Civil Air Patrol and had been with him that summer…

Nicky said the day they announced Ferrie’s death, Bobby Kennedy called his father to discuss the cause of death with his father. A murmur shot through the room. Nicky countered by saying that he had answered the phone himself. Thinking it was a prank, he hung up on the Senator, But Kennedy called back. This time Nicky’s father answered the phone himself.

Then Nicky started talking about Ferrie’s apartment which his father had seen the day Ferrie died. Ferrie lived alone. But in his closets they had found both women’s clothing and priest’s robes. They also found a small laboratory with a dozen mice in cages which he used for medical experiments. His medical equipment included microscopes, syringes, surgical tools, and a medical library. When he talked to Ferrie’s other landlords, they were told of a full scale laboratory in his apartment with thousands of mice in cages. He was inducing cancer! Ferrie claimed he was looking for a cure for cancer, but Garrison’s investigators thought he was trying to figure out a way to use cancer as an assassination weapon, presumably against Castro and his followers.

A student asked, “How could they induce cancer?”….

MONKEY VIRUSES! The room groaned. I rolled my eyes and dropped my forehead into my hand. Why did it have to be monkey viruses? Garrison was already misunderstood because his plot was stranger than jazz – too complex, too subtle, and too bizarre for the American TV audience. Why couldn’t it have been something simpler, like injecting rats with radiation. Cancer from plutonium? The public might follow that, but cancer from monkey viruses! The rest of the country would never buy it. The very words conjured up a dark college of alienating images – diseases imported from tropical jungles in the bellies of insects mixed with monkey heads boiled in voodoo rituals on the edge of the Louisiana swamp at midnight. It was all “so New Orleans.”

You could feel that everyone in the room wanted to believe Nicky, but it was hard to know what to say. Then somebody said, “I don’t get it. How could a monkey virus cause cancer?” Nicky said he didn’t understand that part either. My brain was about to burst, but I wasn’t about to bring Tulane into the conversation. Then another student blurted out that there was a “kid” down at Tulane Medical School who was dying from the total collapse of his immune system. They couldn’t figure out what was causing it. They gave him every antibiotic they had and nothing worked. He would get better for a while, and then he would get worse. While this comment was interesting, it sounded “off the wall.” Two thoughts raced through my head. First, what did the uncontrollable collapse of an immune system have to do with our discussion about monkey viruses? And secondly, I said to myself: I’m obviously not the only student at Jesuit that has a family member working at Tulane Medical School. I was certain that this was “insider” information. It was the first time I had ever heard it (But not the last!)…..

“But Mom,” I said in an exasperated and serious tone, “weren’t they researching monkey viruses down at Tulane Medical School? Don’t you think there could be a connection?”

“Well,” she said, “one of the doctors from Tulane was involved in that lab.”

Now, I was stunned. “Wait a second,” I countered and tried to get my bearings. “Are you telling me a professor from Tulane Medical School was involved in David Ferrie’s underground medical laboratory? The one with thousands of mice?”

“Oh, yes,” she said matter-of-factly. “Everybody down at the medical school was talking about it. It was in that Playboy interview with Garrison that you had around here a couple years ago. I took it to Boston with me that Christmas to see your sister.”

“Who was the doctor?” I muttered. I could barely get the question out.

“Her name was Mary Sherman. Daddy knew her. He had a lot of respect for her. I think she was a pathologist. You know, she was more of a researcher than a physician. A cancer researcher, I think.”

“What happened to her?” I asked, resigning myself to the fact that some terrible fate must have befallen her.

“She was killed. Murdered. A terrible thing. Slashed with a knife, dismembered, and set on fire. It looked like a sexual killing, you know. But the grapevine said that whoever killed her knew what they were doing with a knife… maybe even had a high level of medical knowledge, just judging by the way the cuts were done. What a terrible way to go!”

“Did they figure out who did it?” I queried hopefully.

“No. The investigation was shut down all of a sudden. It was all hush-hush, like it had been shut down from above. But they think she knew her murderer and probably let them into her apartment.”

“You said Daddy knew her?”

“Oh, yes. They worked together for years. She was older and considerably higher up the ladder than he was, but Daddy always said that she was one of the top people in her field. He had a lot of respect for her. Professional respect, I mean.”

“Did you ever meet her?”

“Yes, we had dinner at her apartment one night. A strange woman, but very sophisticated and very well traveled. And very into theatre and literature, I felt very out of place. All I could talk about was my children..”
“On July 23, 1964, however, the day after Mary Sherman’s murder, Oschner wrote a letter to his largest financial contributor saying “our government, our schools, our press, and our churches have become infiltrated with Communism.” – Page 185.

(It appears the communists must have forgotten to infiltrate “our hospitals” and we all know what the Nazis and the CIA did to “Communists” who attempted to destroy their for-profit hydrocarbon/munition model that profits from the sick and injured.)

“All of Mary Sherman’s scientific and medical books, treatises and equipment “of every kind, nature, and description” whether in her apartment, office or laboratory were given to the Alton Oschner Medical Foundation. The receipt for this bequest was signed by Dr. Alton Oschner himself.”… (on June 15, 1965.)

Chapter 13: What’s Wrong With This Picture?

… What of this fire? What was the temperature inside her apartment? And just how badly burned was Mary Sherman’s body?

The newspapers were of no help on this question. Other than generally describing her body as “charred,” all the press ever said about the damage to Dr. Sherman’s body was one quote which appeared on the last day of the 1964 press coverage. It read:

The fire smoldered for some time – long enough to denude an innerspring and burn away the flesh from one of the doctor’s arms.

It is interesting to consider that this was the only detail the public heard about the actual damage done to the victim’s body until the police reports were released nearly thirty years later.

The Precinct Report said:

From further examination of the body, it was noted by the coroner that the right arm and a portion of the right side of the body extending from the right hip to the right shoulder was completely burned away exposing various vital organs.

The cause of death was…. 5. Extreme burns of right side of body with complete destruction of right upper extremity and right side of thorax (chest) and abdomen.

The Homicide Report summarized these same autopsy findings and added:

The right side of the body from the waist to where the right shoulder should be, including the whole right arm, was apparently disintegrated from the fire, yielding the inside organs of the body.

Further, it describes the clothes which were piled on top of her body, some of which had never even burned.

The body was nude; however, there was clothing which had apparently been placed on top of her body, mostly covering the body from just above the pubic area to the neck. Some of the mentioned clothes had been burned completely, while others were still intact, but scorched.

According to the Criminologist, the mentioned clothes were composed of synthetic material which would have to reach a temperature of about 500 F before it would ignite into a flame; however, prior to this, there would be a smoldering effect.

Just to be clear, let me state what I think this saying. If the temperature in the bedroom reached 500 degrees Fahrenheit (260 degrees C) the clothes piled on top of Mary would have ignited and burned. Yet they did not. Therefore, the temperature in the room did not reach 500 degrees. The police, however, attributed the massive destruction to her body, including the disintegration of her right arm and the right side of her torso, to this less-than-500 degree fire.

Whatever burned off Mary’s right arm and right torso had to be extremely hot! how hot? Who would know what temperature it took to burn a bone? Perhaps someone who cremated bodies for a living. Since I did not know anyone in that line of work, I reached for the yellow pages and looked under “F” for funerals. After several calls, I reached a very personable and articulate man whose job it was to prepare cremated remains for burial.

“What temperature does it take to completely burn a body?” I asked promptly, expecting a quick answer with the precise number of degrees.

“Including bones?” he queried immediately.

“Well, that gets straight to the heart of the matter. Yes, including bones. I am writing a book about someone whose arm was completely burned off in a fire, and I am trying to figure out what temperature would be needed to do that.”

“Burned their arm off?” he exclaimed. “How unusual! What happened to the rest of the body?”

“It was more or less still intact,” I answered cautiously, concerned that he was going to get us off track.

“That’s bizarre,” he said. “I can’t imagine that. Are you sure it wasn’t cut off somehow?”

While he still had not given me the temperature number, I was impressed with how fast he got to the heart of the matter. I had not said anything about the nature of the death. It could have been a car wreck as far as he knew. But I was determined to get a cremation temperature from him before discussing any circumstantial evidence which might somehow color his answer. So I politely asked him to tell me the temperature of a cremation oven.

He said, “Well, the cremation machines are automatic nowadays so you don’t have to set them, but an average cremation takes about two hours at about 1,600 degrees. But when you are finished, there are still bones! Depending on body size and fat content, some take longer. I have seen them as high as 2000 degrees and for as long as three hours. But when you are finished, you still have bones, or at least pieces of bones like joints, skull fragments, and knuckles.

I now had my cremation number, but I was busy thinking about his answers. In the lull, he offered to give me some background on cremations and explained some popular misconceptions. The common belief, he said, it that you put a body in the cremation machine and get back ashes. No, that’s not how it works. Yes, it’s true that there are some ashes produced by burning skin and soft tissue, but that’s a relatively small portion of what remains. Most of what is left after cremation is a box of dry bone parts. The next step is to grind up those remains so that they are unrecognizable. The final product is bone dust, a powdery substance that resembles ashes. Hence, the term and the misconception. What cremation technically does is rapidly dehydrate the bone material so that it splinters. Then it can be ground into a powder more easily. But bones do not burn. To emphasize his point he explained that even the skull cap, which is in the direct path of flame during cremation frequently survives.

While he was being very helpful and I was learning more about cremation than I anticipated, my goal was still to get a temperature figure which would explain Mary’s missing right arm, so I pressed on. “Can you estimate what temperature it would take to completely burn off an arm?”

“Knuckles and all?” he countered.

“Everything,” I confirmed.

“Well, it’s hard to say. Before I got in the business, I saw a lot of burns. Some were military pilots who crashed their jets and got drenched in jet fuel. I would have to get the bodies out of the wreckage. Jet fuel burns at thousands of degrees, but there were still bones left. I also saw people who had been covered with napalm and the like. But there were still bones left. I can’t imagine how hot or how long it would take to completely burn a bone to the point of disintegration, but it’s way up there.”

I was getting his point. If Mary’s entire apartment building had been burning out of control and had caved on top of her body, it could not have produced the type of damage described in the police report. The smokey mattress and the smoldering pile of clothes with their less-than-500 degree temperature were certainly not capable of destroying the bones in Mary’s right arm and rib cage. Then a critical point hit me: The crime scene did not match the crime. It is impossible to explain the damage to Mary’s arm and the right side of her body with the evidence found in her apartment. Or to put it even more bluntly, the damage to Mary’s right arm and thorax did not occur in her apartment. It had to happen somewhere else. Her body was then quietly brought back to her apartment and deposited so it could be found there. A second fire was set to create an explanation, however tenuous, for the burns suffered earlier. It’s no wonder nobody heard anything.

Something else had happened to Mary earlier that evening. It would require something more violent than a common house fire to disintegrate her entire arm and right rib cage. It would take something that could generate thousands, if not millions, of degrees of heat for a fraction of a second, vaporizing and destroying everything in its path. Something more on the scale of lightening or a fireball from an extremely high voltage electrical source which would destroy any tissue in its path, but leave the rest of the body which did not hit relatively intact. Perhaps it was even an extremely powerful beam of high-energy electro-magnetic radiation just like the one that disintegrated electrical engineer Jack Nygard when he accidentally got stuck in the path of his 5,000,000 watt linear particle accelerator near Seattle, Washington….”

There was one lone survivor who worked in this underground bioweapons lab and she wrote a book about it.

Important excerpts from the 600 page book “Me and Lee: How I Came to know, love and lose Lee Harvey Oswald”

(A more accurate title would be “How we were deceived into building a bioweapon…”)

“Then Dr. Ferrie explained that their cancer project was getting results faster than typical research projects, because they did not have to do all the paperwork, and all this was under the direction of the great man himself, Dr. Alton Ochsner.

Dr. Ochsner again. So he was involved in this, too. Dr. Ferrie said Dr. Ochsner knew how to get things done.

He had access to anything needed and avoided red tape by bringing in some materials himself from Latin America. Ferrie described Ochsner’s Latin American connections in more detail, saying that he was the on-call physician for many Latin American leaders. He kept their secrets and got rewarded in return, including big donations to his Clinic. As a result, Ochsner had his own unregulated flow of funds and supplies for every possible kind of cancer research, with no oversight. “We’re using various chemicals, in combination with radiation, to see what happens with fast-growing cancers,” Ferrie said. “We’re using it to mutate monkey viruses too.”
Mutating monkey viruses! Radiation! Fast growing cancers!
“That’s exactly what I’ve been trained to handle,” I commented, noting how conveniently my skill set just happened to match their research.
“I was told you were,” Dr. Ferrie said, without explaining how he came by that particular piece of information, but I figured it had to be Dr. Ochsner… – page 140

The configuration of these labs was basically a circular process which repeated itself over and over. With each lap around the loop of laboratories, the cancer-causing viruses would become more aggressive, and more deadly. Originally, these viruses came from monkeys, but they had been enhanced with radiation. The virus we were most concerned with was SV40, the infamous carcinogenic virus that had contaminated the polio vaccines of the 1950s. But the science of the day was not terribly precise, and cross-infection between species was common in monkey labs. So it was impossible to know if we were working with SV40 only, or a collection of viruses.

We assumed there were probably other viruses traveling with it, but whether it was SV40 or SV37 or SIV did not really matter to us. What mattered was whether it produced cancer quickly. For our project, these cancer causing viruses had been transferred to mice because they were more economical than monkeys, and the viruses thrived just as easily, which is why mice are so widely used in medical research.

This loop included a large colony of thousands of mice kept in a house near Dave Ferrie’s apartment. I called it “the mouse house.” People connected to the Project handled the daily care and feeding of the mice, bred them to replace the population which was constantly being consumed. Several times each week, fifty or so live mice would be selected based upon apparent size of their tumors. These mice had tumors so large that they were visible to the naked eye. They would be placed in a cardboard box and quietly brought through he back door of Dave’s house for processing. Once in Dave’s kitchen, we would kill the mice with ether and harvest their tumors. Harvesting meant cutting their bodies open and excising the largest tumors. The tumors were then weighed, and their weights recorded in a journal. The odor was terrible The largest of the harvested tumors had a destiny. We first cut very thin slices from these tumors and examined them under a microscope. We had to be sure what kind of tumor we had, in each case. Bits of the “best” tumors were selected for individual treatment: each specimen was macerated, stained, mixed with RPMI medium, then poured into a carefully labeled test-tube. These were placed in Dave’s table centrifuge, and spun. Most cancer cells went to the bottom. The liquid on top was poured into a big flask, then more RPMI medium, with fetal calf serum, ad sometimes other materials, was added to each test tube. These were the beginnings of tissue cultures, to be grown elsewhere. – page 208
… Both Dave and Dr. Mary (Dr. Mary Sherman) began describing chilling experiments on human brains being conducted at Tulane by Dr. Robert Health…

Dave said, “Listen to this, J. ‘Dr. Health Tells New Technique. Electrical Impulses Sent Deep Into Brain… [a patient]… had tiny wires implanted into precise spots in his brain. The wires were attached to a self-stimulator box, which was equipped at a push button to deliver a tiny, electrical impulse to the brain…” Dave paused to let what he read sink in. “I wonder how many brains Health went through before he had success with these two. How long did it take to find those ‘precise spots’ in their brains with his hot little wires?”…

“I doubt John Q. Public will ever have a clue,” Dr. Mary replied. “They certainly have no idea they were getting cancer-causing monkey viruses in their polio vaccines,” she added bitterly. Seeing my expression of shock, Dr. Mary went on to explain that she and a few others had privately protested the marketing of the SV40-contaminated polio vaccine, but to no avail. The government continued to allow the distribution of millions of doses of the contaminated vaccine in America and abroad.
She said she was told that the new batches of the vaccine would be free of the cancerous virus, but privately she doubted it, noting that the huge stockpile of vaccines she knew were contaminated had not been recalled. To recall them would damage the public’s confidence, she explained.
I was speechless. Were they telling me that a new wave of cancer was about to wash over the world?
“The government is hiding these facts from the people,” Dave said, “so they won’t panic and refuse to take vaccines. But is it right? Don’t people have the right to be told the contaminant causes cancer in a variety of animals? Instead, they show you pictures in the newspaper of fashion models sipping the stuff, to make people feel safe.”
My mind raced. It was 1963. They had been distributing contaminated polio vaccines since 1955. For eight years! Over a hundred million doses! Even I had received it! A blood-curdling chill came over me…. – page 281

He is soft on Communism. He refuses to go to war. He lets his baby brother go after the Mob, and errant generals. He plans to retire Hoover and wants to tax “Big Oil.” He thinks he can get away with it, because he’s the Commander-in-Chief.”
I caught my breath, and glanced at Dr. Sherman as she began taking dishes from the table. The frown on her face told me they were deadly serious. Dave cleared his throat and coughed. “They’ll execute him,” Dave said, “reminding future Presidents who really controls this country… those who rise to the top will gain everything they ever hoped and look the other way.”
Dave’s hands trembled as he spoke. His nerves were as raw as his voice.
“If Castro dies first, we think the man’s life might be spared.”
“How?” I asked, as the weight of his comments began to sink in.
“If Castro dies, they’ll start jockeying for power over Cuba,” Dave said, “It will divide the coalition that is forming. It may save the man’s life.”
“Where… how did you get this information?” I pursued.
“You’re very young,” Dr. Sherman said. “But you have to trust us, just as we have to trust you. If we were really with them, you wouldn’t be privy to this information. These people have motive, the means, and the opportunity. They will seem as innocent as doves. But they’re deadly as vipers.”
“What about Dr. Ochsner?” I asked.
“I don’t know,” Dr. Sherman said. “I can’t tell, Perhaps…”
“He’s an unknown element,” Dave broke in. “But we know he’s friends with the moneybags. He thinks Mary and I hate ‘the man,’ just as he does.”
“I think he might aid the others,” Dr. Sherman said. “Perhaps without even knowing it. He functions as a go-between. His interest was originally to bring down Castro, because he’s anti-Communist to the core. But he’s remarkably naive.”
Dr. Sherman explained that in the past, Cuban medical students came to the Ochsner Clinic to train. Now Castro was sending Cuba’s medical students to Russia. Ochsner resented this rejection. Some of those medical students realized that studying with Ochsner had made them rich and famous, so they were bitter about Castro’s denying them that right. Some of them were bitter enough to help kill Castro. Dr. Sherman’s comments called to mind Tony’s similar degree of hatred.
“The clock is ticking,” Dave said. “It’s going to require a lot of hard work if we’re going to succeed where all the others failed.”
“We believe we have something,” Dr. Sherman said. “But we want to see what you make of it,” soliciting my opinion and gently stroking my ego with her words. “Dr. Ochsner says you have serendipity.”
“Yes,” I replied. “He told me that.”
“It’s a rare compliment,” Dr. Sherman went on. “You induced lung cancer in mice faster than had ever been done before, under miserable lab conditions. Dr. Sherman reached over and took my hand, squeezing it warmly. “That’s what Ochsner likes about you. Your serendipity. And we know you’re a patriot. That’s why you’re here.”
“This is lung cancer we’re talking about,” Dave said as he began smoking his third cigarette in five minutes. “Your specialty.”
“That’s what they wanted me to work with, ever since Roswell Park,” I admitted.
“You’re untraceable,” Dave continued. “With no degree, nobody will suspect you, because you’re working at Reily’s, and you’re practically a kid.
“We have only until October,” Dr. Sherman said.
“Maybe the end of October,” Dave amended, as he snubbed out his half-smoked cigarette.
“You can choose not to participate,” Dr. Sherman told me.
“Yeah, we’ll just send you over to Tulane to see Dr. Heath. A few days in his tender care, and you’ll never even remember this conversation took place,” Dave said.
“You’re not funny! Sherman snapped at Dave, seeing my face. “Of course, nothing will happen to you, Judy. Dr. Ferrie and I are the visible ones, not you.
“Hell, I was joking,” Dave said.
“She is so young,” Dr. Sherman said reproachfully. “You frightened her.”
“I’m sorry, J.” He said. “What are you, nineteen?”
“I will be twenty, on the 15th,” I said softly.
Dr. Mary saw that I was trembling. She poured me a little glass of cordial and offered it to me, saying that it would relax me, but I declined to drink it.
“All I came here for was to have an internship with you, Dr. Sherman,” I said, adding that I still wanted to go to Tulane Medical School in the fall.
“Don’t worry, you’ll be there,” Dr. Sherman said. “Dr. Ochsner said he’ll sponsor you. That’s set in stone. – page 283 – 284
With the early-week crunch over, I took myself over to Dave’s lab and Mary Sherman’s apartment on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to continue our work on the Project. When I finished, as per instructions from Dr. Mary, I wrapped the specimens in newspaper to insulate them and dropped them in a car parked near Eli Lilly on my way back to Reily’s. That was usually Lee’s job, but this week I did it. Once the product was dropped off a driver would get into the car and whisk it away for another round of radiation, presumable at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital. – page 315

Dr. Ochsner wanted to speed up the Project. He called me at Reily’s several times to ask for ideas. I offered him several. One recommendation was that we try to transfer from mice to monkeys again, but this time the monkeys should be exposed to radiation beforehand to suppress their immune systems. Ochsner liked the idea and noted that they had concentrated their radiation efforts on tissue cultures, not living hosts. I was surprised they had not done this earlier, since I had told them back in 1961 that I had used this method to develop cancer in mice more rapidly. So I recommended irradiating the monkeys to expedite things, and Dr. Ochsner agreed. – page 320

As an Executive Director at the International Trade Mart, Clay Shaw was at the center of the international trade community in New Orleans. Shaw’s mentors, Ted Brent and Lloyd Cobb, had deep connections to both Dr. Ochsner and the CIA. Connections between Dr. Ochsner and Ted Brent were so strong that Brent left the fortune he had amassed during his lifetime to Ochsner Clinic upon his death. The hotel on campus of Ochsner Clinic is named Brent House, in his honor. – page 325

That afternoon, Mr. Monaghan agreed to clock me and Lee out, so we could meet at 4:30 near Eli Lilly..

“Nobody should be denied medical care,” he said. “It’s a basic human right! Just as the right to own a house. The people in this country are serfs and slaves… And hell, if they get sick and are new in town, they can drop dead. Nobody cares. We’re living in a world as barbaric as ancient Rome!”

“Maybe Rome had some things better,” I offered, noting Rome had heated floors and trained doctors two thousand years ago. That led to Lee’s taking out the book, Everyday life in Ancient Rome, from the library for us to study.

About the same time, Lee created a fake health card for himself so he’d have vaccination ‘proof’— necessary for travel to backward countries. His vaccinations were up-to-date, thanks to Dr. Ochsner, but he couldn’t put that name on his health card. Instead he used the fake name “Dr. A.J. Hideel.” There was that name again! I’d seen it on the third floor at Banister’s, and a variation on a fake FPCC membership card Lee carried. “Hidell,” Lee told me, was a ‘project name’ used on fake ID’s to access certain funds. Further, he said he was not the only person using the name….
“Dr. Mary noticed me staring at the equipment.

“The marmosets are dying,” she told me somberly. “All of them, including our control group.”

I pondered the implications. Our bioweapon had migrated between the two groups of monkeys, presenting the terrifying possibility that our mutated cancer was not only transferable, but actually contagious. We both knew that from this moment on we needed to be concerned about being exposed to a contagious, cancer-causing virus.

For the next hour, I worked with the microscopes, until Dave showed up. As my eyes were tired, I decided to help Lee, whose hands were now thrust inside the clean box’s gloves, and leave the microscope work to Dr. Mary. I bent down and kissed his perspiring forehead.

“You shouldn’t touch me,” he said, through his face mask.

“I’m going to help,” I told him, putting on my lab coat. I could see a book in Lee’s pocket through the clear plastic apron. “I see you brought along Profiles of Courage,” I said to Lee, hoping he was finished with it, and I could borrow it from him.

“I’m trying to get my hands on everything I can about ‘The Chief,’” Lee answered… – page 386

Wednesday, July 10, 1963

I received an important call at Reily’s from Dr. Bowers, who told me Dr. Ochsner had asked him to relay the good news to me. He said that cells isolated from two of the lymphoma strains from the mice had produced dramatic results in the marmoset monkeys. They suffered from not one, but two variations of a galloping cancer. We had broken the barrier between mouse and monkey. Now we could move on to specific types of lung cancers, but would need to keep the mouse cancers going, in case a failure occurred, when we moved from marmoset monkeys to African Green monkeys. – page 383

“All right,” I said. “What agency do you really work for, and who is your most important handler?”

“You little spy!” he said, smiling. “Here’s the answer: I’m loaned to the CIA, and must sometimes help the FBI; but who my main handler is, not even God knows the answer to that. Certainly, I don’t. I call him “Mr. B.”

“As for me,” I told him, “I’m just a pair of hands belonging to Ochsner.”

“They don’t belong to Ochsner anymore,” Lee said. “They’re mine now.”

I asked him if I had a “handler.” Lee said, smiling, “Of course you do. It’s me.” He said I was a lucky woman. “I shall be your protector,” he said. “I won’t let any of them hurt you.”

I asked why would anybody want to hurt me? I was on the ‘good’ side. Lee explained: if you’re no longer useful, you could be thrown out, unless you were educated.

“You’re safer than I am,” he told me. “Officially, you were supposedly an unwitting asset. A good position to be in… – page 389

Lee asked if there was anything he still didn’t know about the cancer research project. “Well, you should know about the etiology of the cancer,” I told him. “I’ve never discussed it with you.”

“Etiology? What’s that mean?”
“Etiology means origins. This is no ordinary cancer, as you know,” I reminded him He agreed.

“It’s probably contagious,” I went on. That startled him, since Dr. Mary and I had not really discussed this point explicitly in front of him. I told him that the monkey virus, now altered by radiation, had moved spontaneously from the deliberately infected marmoset monkeys to the control animals. With it came cancer and all the marmoset monkeys were now dying. That’s why there were suddenly all the extra precautions in Dave’s lab.

“Remind me not to eat or drink anything over at Dave’s,” Lee said soberly as he pondered the idea of working around a contagious cancer virus…

“We’ve created a galloping cancer,” I went on. “I think a bacteriophage could be altered to take out even these cancer cells. But nobody’s going down that road. We’re developing this weapon to eliminate a head of state. But what if we get Castro? Will they really just throw this stuff away? I asked, shivering at the thought.

“It could be used as a weapon of mass destruction,” Lee answered simply…

Lee asked how many people understood the science behind the Project. I told him Ochsner, Sherman, Dave and I surely knew how it was made and that I knew there were some other doctors involved, but once the bioweapon was created, it could be kept frozen for years and used by anyone who had access to it at some point in the future. We sank into deep silence as we contemplated the dimensions of what we had just said. How had my dream to cure cancer gone so wrong? – pages 390 – 391

July 19, 1963 Friday

That morning, Lee was on the Magazine Street bus with me in time to arrive at Reily’s before 8:00 A.M…. I clocked in shortly before 8:00 A.M., but I needed Lee to run an errand to Eli Lilly’s for the Project, so despite his efforts to be on time, he clocked in late again and got chewed out. For the rest of the day, Lee’s supervisors were all over him.

Lee advised Dave to keep an eye on me, but not to say a word—unless I got up to leave— until he got there. I gave Dave Lewis a grateful hug, then followed Lee to an old car that he had access to for the day, due to his training film project. This was an unusual car called a Kaiser-Frazer, which was discontinued in 1951. It was a roomy and surprisingly luxurious dark green 4-door sedan. I had seen it parked near the Eli Lilly office several times.

“You might want to take me to take you straight home,” Lee said, “if you’re too tired. But if you come along with me, you’ll get to see Carlos Marcello’s plantation.”…

This meeting was necessary, because it was time to test the Project’s biological weapon on primates. It had worked on the Marmoset monkeys, so it was time to try it on African green monkeys, which were closer to humans but considerably more expensive. These next steps involved the precise work that needed to be done in the monkey laboratory, so others would do that.

I had to discuss the details with Dr. Ochsner. After much of this technical talk, Ochsner said, “By the way, your boy Oswald is going to be a movie star.”

“I know he’s working on a film,” I said cautiously, not knowing how much Ochsner was privy to.

“I don’t mean out there,” Ochsner said suggesting that he knew about the training camp. “I mean here in New Orleans, on TV. Do you have a TV set?”…

“Sir,” I said proudly, “he doesn’t spend a dollar of the Project’s money unless he has to. He’s a patriot of the first order.”

“Well, he’s all of that,” Ochsner agreed. “I don’t deny it. I’ve taken the trouble to look into his records. And I’m thinking about better ways to use his talents.”

“He wants to go to college, sir,” I said. “Can you help him?”

“Young lady, we want him to stay put a while, where he’s most useful.” Realizing that he was clearly talking about using Lee as a spy, I realized that Ochsner thought of himself as part of the management of that operation, not just a technical resource working for Lee’s spymasters.

“So, who am I really working for?” I asked Ochsner bluntly. He shook his head from side to side in dismay and said that I was asking a lot of questions today, as if talking to a wall.

Then, he turned to me and said: “You’re working for the foes of Communism.” After a short pause, he smiled and added, “I’m not ashamed to say that I would spill every drop of blood I have for my country. And I have always known that you feel the same way.”

Ochsner then glanced at his watch, cut me off with a wave of his hand, and handed me a stack of new material to read. “Read these for us, and give us your input as soon as possible. The final step will be with our human volunteer.”

“Have you already found one?” I queried.

“You would be surprised,” Dr. Ochsner replied, standing up and learning me to the door. “There are many unsung heroes who have bravely stepped forward to accomplish the impossible.” Then he added, a little sadly. “There are risks that must be taken for great causes.”

“Am I doing alright, sir?” I asked meekly. “It feels strange, not preparing for Tulane yet. I mean, all I’ve looked at for months now are cancer cells.”
As for Lee and me, we wanted to abandon the rat race to others. “We’ll leave their money and corruption behind,” Lee said. “We’ll be like Lord and Lady Blakeney. We’ll play the old part… “Maybe I could talk to Dr. Diehl,” I said hopefully. Dr. Harold Diehl had been fond of me, and I knew I could talk to him in private. He had concerns for safety in cancer research. I found his card in my black purse.

But Lee pointed out that Diehl, the Senior Vice President for Research for the American Cancer Society and Ochsner the former ACS President, had been pals for years. Their friend, “Wild Bill” Donovan (who died of cancer despite Ochsner’s efforts) had been a leading ACS official, too, and was the founding father of the CIA. Diehl would probably do nothing. – page 457 – 458

I personally trained Lee and Dave to handle the materials and prepared the bioweapon for safe transport to the mental hospital, but I did not accompany them on this first trip, so what I report here is what Lee and Dave told me…

Lee and Dave were both qualified to instruct other technicians as to how to handle and work with the bioweapon. At Jackson, Dave gave the injections and explained to those involved how further injections should be given, and when. Lee watched and listened, so he would be able to deliver similar instructions when he handed off the Product in Mexico City or Cuba. Lee left after viewing the first round of injections, and one saw one prisoner, because he needed to go to the Personnel office. There, Lee filled out an employment application to establish a motive for his planned return to the hospital in about 72 hours, when he would have to drive me there to check on the progress of the experiment. Afterwards, Shaw drove Lee and Dave home.

But here was the problem: I was originally told that the prisoner was terminally ill and had “volunteered” to be injected with cancerous cells, knowing his days were numbered. But, a simple fact remained: in order to do my blood test, I had to know what kind of cancer the volunteer had so I could distinguish between “his cancer” and “our cancer.” Right before the Team left for Jackson, I asked Dave to find out what kind of cancer the prisoner had.

“Oh, don’t worry about that,” Dave said matter-of-factly. “He doesn’t have cancer. He’s a Cuban who is about the same age and weight as Castro, and he’s healthy.”

I felt a chill sweep through my body. My heart turned over. This revelation was sickening to me. We would be giving cancer to a healthy human with the intention of killing him. This was not medicine, it was murder. It was wrong, morally, ethically, and legally. They had gone too far….

My note to Dr. Ochsner simply stated: Injecting disease-causing materials into an unwitting subject who does not have a disease is unethical. I signed it with my initials, J.A., and hand delivered it to Dr. Ochsner’s office at his Clinic…

“I’m so sorry,” she told me. “He’s making a mountain out of a molehill.” This was a hint that Dr. Mary was still on my side, which was a huge relief to me. I hoped she would give me good references to a medical school in Latin America, which was one of the plans Lee and I considered. The only positive note she had to offer was that Dr. Ochsner had agreed to a civil exit interview… – page 470

When Dr. Ochsner entered the room, the look on his face was unforgiving. Without a word, he handed me some important blood work code sheets, with which to make my reports. Then, rising to his feet, he exploded into a flurry of unrestrained verbal abuses. It was unlike anything I had ever encountered…

“When you finish your assignment at Jackson,” he said, “Give us the results and consider your work with us over. After his ruse burned a little further, he said, “Consider yourself lucky you’re walking out with your teeth still in your head. Now get out.” – page 472 – 473

“This was the same old Kaiser-Frazer that Lee (as in Lee Harvey Oswald) had used to drive me to Churchill Farms for Marcello’s gathering. I thought of it as the Eli Lilly car, because I had seen in parked near their building several times. Lee said it was more reliable than Dave’s car and it had no known mechanical problems.” – Me and Lee page 476.

The plan to kill Castro depended on two to three people: First, a doctor to influence diagnostics for the required x-rays, then an x-ray technician to rig the machine to temporarily deliver a dangerous dose, (creating symptoms of an infection and pulling down the immune system) and someone to contaminate the penicillin shots given to overcome the presumed ‘pneumonia’ or ‘infection’, with the deadly cancer cocktail. Reactions to the foreign material would bring on fever, with more x-rays to check for ‘pneumonia’ —and more penicillin or similar shots. Only one shot had to reach a vein, and it was over, if the X-rays had been used. For this was a galloping cancer: Castro’s chances, if it worked in humans as it did in monkeys, were zero. It had killed the African green monkeys in only two weeks. Castro’s death by cancer would be ascribed to “natural causes.”

Lee told me that after the cancer cells were removed from their glass container, he then observed the volunteer being x-rayed and injected. After that, Dave asked him to leave. Why? This made Lee suspicious… – page 477

I checked the blood work data while a centrifuge spun down the rest of the freshly-drawn blood samples to pellets, inspecting slides and the blood counts already prepared for me. My task was to match the recorded data with the slides, and to look for any cancer cells there. A few were present—an excellent sign that the bioweapon worked. The original cancer cells had been tagged with a radioactive tracer. If any of those were also found in the pellets, the volunteer was surely doomed. But there were too many blood samples for just one client. …

Having done that, I insisted that I needed to observe the prisoner’s current condition to see how he was physically reacting. The orderly reluctantly took me to the door of the prisoner’s room, but said that I was not allowed past the door. The room was barred, but basically clean. Several storage boxes sat on the floor and some flowers sat on a stand next to the bed. The patient was tied to the bed and was thrashing around in an obvious fever. It was very sad and I felt sorry for what I had done, but I played my part and pretended to be pleased with his status.

We had spent no more than forty-five minutes at the hospital, and once back in the car, Lee and I discussed what I had seen. I told him that I was almost sure there was more than one “volunteer.” Lee asked me to describe the patient to him, which I did. Lee then pointed out that the hairline and nose were different from the patient that he had seen injected. Between Lee’s comments and the number of variety of blood samples, I became convinced. More than one “volunteer” had been injected to test the effectiveness of the bioweapon. – page 479 – 481

A car and driver was waiting outside of International House to take Lee and Hugh Ward to an airport in Houma, Louisiana (about an hour southwest of New Orleans). But first, they had to pick up a package from the nearby offices of Eli Lilly that needed to be delivered to someone in Austin. After getting the package from Eli Lilly, the trio headed to the Huoma-Terre-bonne Airport, known to locals as “the blimp station.” Lee said they reached the blimp station without undue delay. – page 495

It said that Alex Rorke had “run into some trouble,” and he and his pilot might be “missing.”

This was instantly a concern to Lee because, not only was Alex Rorke one of his trusted friends from his nefarious anti-Castro world, he was also the man who was going to fly me from Florida to Mexico when it was time for Lee and me to disappear, which might be this week.. The Latinos, meanwhile were eating lunch with some anti-Castro friends and had promised to seek news about Alex Rorke. When they returned, they dropped Lee at the Trek Cafe on South Congress Avenue, where he waited for about forty-five minutes while they dropped off the package from Eli Lilly in the biology building at St. Edward’s University – page 496 & 497

He deposited one of his two suitcases in a locker in the bus station, so he would have some clothes to wear when he returned to Mexico. It was now obvious to Lee that he had been betrayed, and his actions at the consulate would further stain him as a pro-Castro fanatic, making him an even more convincing patsy in Kennedy’s murder.

“They think I’m a blind fool!” Lee told me soon after. “If they don’t want me for Cuba anymore, I’m better off dead than alive to them.” – page 501

“You’ll be working a lot of hours,” Dave warned me.

“So what?” I mused, thinking I’d be happy creating exotic chemicals for esoteric scientific projects. Dave had told me that some of these would be sent to New Orleans via such routes as the Mound Park Hospital in St. Petersburg, Eastman Kodak, and our familiar chemical supplier, Eli Lilly, including materials similar to antifreeze, which could be used to safely deep-freeze the deadly cancer cell lines, keeping alive virtually forever. page 503- 504
When I heard his strained voice, I realized that something sinister was blowing in the wind…

“I won’t live to see another birthday cake,” he said quietly, “unless I can get out of here. And if I don’t do it right, we’ll all get killed.”

To my gasp of horror, he added, “I’m sorry. You have to hear it.” I now learned that upon his return to Dallas, Lee had been invited to be an actual participant in the assassination plans against JFK.

“You know what that means,” he warned me. I did.

“So, you’re going to go through with it?”

“I’m going to have to go through with it. Who else is in position to penetrate this, and stop it?”

I started to cry, feeling both hopeless and helpless.

“Don’t cry,” he said. “It’s killing me! I can’t stand your crying like that.”

I suddenly felt faint, and accidentally dropped the phone. When I picked up the phone again, we tried to comfort each other. But then Lee revealed that he had decided to send on any information he could about the assassination ring. He was convinced that his information could make a huge difference.

Lee was spending evenings with men who were plotting the death of the President of the United States— men who would stop at nothing to gain more power. They might even be able to blame it on Castro, impelling Americans to war against Cuba, and thus killing two big birds with one big stone. Lee and I both believed that an invasion of Cuba could trigger WWIII, if Russia moved in to defend her Communist ally in the Caribbean.

“I know you think I’m a good shot,” he told me. “Truth is, I’m not that good. So why would they recruit me?”

Lee made a bitter laugh. “They’ll set me up. You see how they hung me out to dry in Mexico City?” he went on. “Now they’ve put off my return to Mexico until after Christmas. I’m going to be snuffed, just as I told you, way back.”

But he felt he had to stay on, with so much as stake. There was now no way to persuade Lee to save himself. In fact, he would have thought it immoral of me to suggest it at the expense of President Kennedy. – page 505

The plot against President Kennedy thickened in November. By now, Lee had convinced me that Kennedy was a great president who sought peace, and I shared Lee’s fear that his life would soon end. Lee had been recruited in the Baton Rouge meetings into the Dallas plot. He had penetrated the ring. Now, he was meeting with one or more plotters on a regular basis. “But I’m meeting too many people,” he told me…

Lee said the motorcade would turn at the 3600 block “because the plotters want to show their power… that they are in charge of their trophy. They would also be taking trophy photos of the assassination.

At this time, Lee believed the kill site would probably be the Dallas Trade Mart—if Kennedy wasn’t terminated earlier in Chicago or Miami. Sickening to me and Lee was their plan to circulate a photo of JFK’s head, “dead, with his eyes left open.” – page 515

Saturday, November 16, 1963

Lee met with an FBI contact at a location unknown to me, revealing that a right-wing group was planning to assassinate President Kennedy during his visit to Dallas on November 22nd. Someone in the FBI took the information seriously and sent out a teletype message to field offices that night. William Walter, a clerk in the FBI office in New Orleans, saw this telex the following morning and later affirmed he had seen this document to Jim Garrison when he investigated the JFK assassination in the late 1960s. The FBI claimed it could find no copies of such a document, but that hardly surprises me. – page 516
“Know how we wondered who my handler was?” Lee whispered. “Mr. B? Benson, Benton, or Bishop? Well, he’s from Fort Worth, so it has to be Phillips. His is the traitor. Phillips is behind this. I need you to remember that name,” Lee said, repeating it with cold anger. “David Atlee Phillips.”

Lee then said there were two other names I needed to remember: Bobby Baker and Billy Sol Estes. He said the assassination itself was not their doing, but it was because of them, and I was never to forget their names…

“They’d just get another gun to take my place,” Lee said. “If I stay, that will be one less bullet aimed at Kennedy.” – page 521

“Maybe I can still do something,” he added, grasping at a straw, “but what bothers me the most is that they’re going to say I did it. They’re going to pin it on me. And what will my babies think of me, when they grow up?” – page 523

I went to work at PenChem, as I’d done every day for the previous six weeks….

Shortly after 1:30 P.M. Florida time (12:30 P.M. Dallas time), the television erupted with an announcement that the President had been seriously wounded by gunfire in Dallas. Soon, the network cut away from its regular programming. I can’t remember the words; I only remember my horror. About a half-hour later, we heard news that a priest had given his last rites. The news was greeted with cheers and whistles of approval in the lab. Tears started running down my cheeks, despite my efforts to hide them…

Mr. Mays noticed. “Are you a God-damned Communist?” – page 526 – 527

The phone rang as soon as I reached it. Dave was as nervous as I was and apologized for calling a few minutes early. I told him I was glad he did. Then I heard Dave make a sound as though he were choking. I realized he was swallowing back his tears. “Oh, my God, J,” he said to me. “I won’t hide it from you.”

Dave was crying. I started crying, too. I didn’t think I had any tears left, but there they were, stinging my eyes. I was so anxious to hear what he had to say.

“It’s hopeless. If you want to stay alive,” Dave warned me, with a strained voice, “it’s time to go into the catacombs. Promise me you will keep your mouth shut!” he added. “I don’t want to lose you, too,” he said, his voice choking on his words. I felt weak all over. “If there is any chance to save him, we’ll get him out of there, I swear to you. So play the dumb broad, and save yourself. Remember, Mr. T will watch every step you make.

Dave meant I was being watched by “Santos” Trafficante, the Godfather of Tampa and Miami. He was also a good friend and ally of Carlos Marcello. Fortunately, Marcello liked me, which is why I believed that I had a chance to survive any threats from that direction.

“I’ll call you one more time. After that, I can’t call anymore,” Dave said “And now I have other calls to make. So, Vale, Soror” (“Be strong, sister.”) – page 530 – 531
“The Texas Court of Appeals overturned Jack Ruby’s conviction and on December 7, 1966 ordered a new trial to be held outside of Dallas. Two days later, Ruby became ill and entered Parkland Hospital where doctors initially thought he had pneumonia, but quickly changed their diagnosis to lung cancer. Before the week was over, the Parkland doctors announced that Ruby’s lung cancer had advanced so far that it could not be treated (meaning it had spread to other parts of the body—Stage IV). The median survival time of a patient with Stage IV lung cancer is eight months, but twenty-seven days after the onset of his initial symptoms of cough and nausea, Jack Ruby was dead. Deputy Sheriff Al Maddox was Ruby’s jailer at the time. He later told researchers that Jack Ruby told him of being injected with cancer and handed him a note making that claim. Maddox also remembered what he described as a “phony doctor” had visited Ruby shortly before he became sick. A second law enforcement officer said Ruby had been placed in an x-ray room for about 15 minutes with the x-ray machine running constantly, an action that would have certainly compromised his immune system. The autopsy found the main concentration of cancer cells to be in Ruby’s right lung, but noted that cancer cells had spread throughout his body. These cells were sent to nearby Southwest Medical School for closer scrutiny using an electron microscope. Bruce McCarty, the electron microscope operator that examined Ruby’s cells had microvilli (tentacle-like extensions that grow out of the main cell), since microvilli were normally not seen in lung cancers. A decade later, however, cancer researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York noted that when cancer cells of various types and origins were suspended in specialized liquids they would form microvilli extensions “when settling on glass.” This is consistent with my description of the need to separate their suspended cancer cells from the sides of the glass thermos every couple days.” – page 561

Former CIA Asset Antonio Veciana independently confirms what Lee told Judyth in his book, “Trained to Kill: The Inside Story of CIA Plots Against Castro, Kennedy, and Che.”

Preface
Bishop knew I was responsible for the arsons that destroyed some of Havana’s best-known department stores, which led to something I could never forgive myself for, the death of an innocent mother of two,… Bishop knew I was responsible for sparking the mass exodus of thousands of Cuban children known as “Operation Pedro Pan”— disguised as orphans, and with the help of the Catholic Church. Bishop knew I came close to collapsing Cuba’s economy with a rumor campaign meant to sow panic….. My name is Antonio Veciana. I am an accountant by training, a banker and businessman by trade. Some call me a patriot. Some call me a terrorist. Only one knew I was a spy, with a single mission—destroy Castro. My CIA handler, the man I knew as Maurice Bishop. The man whom congressional investigators later identified as master spy David Atlee Phillips. The man whom I saw meeting with Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas.

Chapter 3: The Bearded Ones

When Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba on January 1, 1959, David Atlee Phillips was already there…
I had left the Banco Nacional before Fidel declared victory. I went to work for Julio Lobo, the richest man in Cuba. Lobo was Cuba’s first millionaire and, at the time of the revolution, its richest man. His personal fortune was so immense, people in Havana and Miami still wistfully exclaim, “To be as rich as Julio Lobo!”….
As my trial drew closer, my attorney had more questions… I remember thinking how curious it was that someone would conspire to smuggle drugs with someone they thought worked for the government—especially someone with the CIA.. I was convicted on all three counts on January 14, 1974. The judge sentenced me to two concurrent terms of seven years, plus three years of probation…
They released me after twenty-six months. I got home in February 1976, just as the House Select Committee on Assassinations was beginning its work. Soon after my return, committee investigator Gaeton Fonzi started calling my house, asking to see me. We met for the first time at the beginning of March. He didn’t mention the Kennedy assassination. He said he wanted to ask about connections between groups like Alpha 66 and U.S. Intelligence agencies.
I ended up telling him about Bishop. The whole story. About Cuba and the attempt to kill Castro with the bazooka, about Bishop telling me to found Alpha 66, about Chile. And I told him about meeting Lee Harvey Oswald.
Gaeton tried not to look surprised. He tried not to let his excitement show in his voice. But as he himself told it later, “In my mind, I fell off my chair.”
That’s because he hadn’t been fully honest with me when he introduced himself. He was investigating links between anti-Castro groups and the CIA. That was true. But he was actually interested in the assassination. AS an HSCA investigator, he was precisely charged with looking into whether U.S. intelligence agencies had anything to do with Kennedy’s death.
And I had just given him the thing so many suspected, and so many feared, but no one had found before—a direct link between a significant CIA figure and John Kennedy’s alleged assassin, or at least the “patsy” for the crime, as Oswald called himself…
Before the House Select Committee on Assassinations finished its work, someone tried to silence me. With a bullet.
I had testified in secret before a congressional panel. I told them about the assassination attempts against Castro and about El Che’s diary. I told them about Alpha 66 and about Oswald. And I told them how a man I knew only as Maurice Bishop had been responsible for it all…. Fonzi and other committee investigators were able to confirm much of what I told them. The committee had also determined that, even though the CIA insisted I had never been one of its operatives, the agency’s records contained a “piece of arguably contradictory evidence—a record of $500 in operational expenses, given to Veciana by a person with whom the CIA had maintained a long-standing operational relationship.”..
Police said the gunman used a .45-caliber silencer. The first shot had come through the side mirror, splintering on its way through. A piece of it had hit me. It lodged above my ear… The doctors said the bullet that grazed my belly was the one that could have killed me.
“You’re lucky they used a .45,” one of the cops told me. “The .45 comes out of the barrel slower. If they used a 9 mm you’d be dead.”
Epilogue
I knew who “Bishop” really was the instant I saw David Phillip’s photograph.
Why didn’t I say so then?
I was afraid.
I believe there was a conspiracy to kill Kennedy. And I believe that even if David Atlee Phillips wasn’t part of it, he knew about it. He had to. Why else would he have met with Oswald in Dallas, less than three months before the assassination? And why else would he have asked me to help connect Oswald with the Cuban Embassy in Mexico?…

Eli Lilly was instrumental in creating the bioweapon intended to kill Fidel Castro. They provided all the supplies. They also held exclusive rights to the US distribution of thalidomide that John F Kennedy warned women about on national TV. (Eli Lilly acquired Distillers in 1962.) Kennedy had an actual scientist heading the FDA who rejected the approval of thalidomide in the US. Didn’t stop Eli Lilly from distributing 2 million pills directly to physicians who gave them out like candy to pregnant mothers. Eli Lilly was also the last supplier of DES and were fully aware that it was banned for chickens in the 50s for causing massive biological harm. Eli Lilly is still the last distributor of rBST or rRBGH the petroleum-based synthetic hormone chemical pumped into poor cows that destroys their health and contaminates our dairy supplies…

“Thimerosal is an organic compound that is 49.6 percent ethylmercury. Eli Lilly and Co., the Indianapolis-based drug giant, developed and registered thimerosal under its trade name Merthiolate in 1929 and began marketing it as an antibacterial, antifungal product. It became the most widely used preservative in vaccines….

By 1935, Eli Lilly’s Jameison had further evidence of thimerosal’s toxicity when he received a letter from a researcher who had injected it into dogs and saw severe local reactions, leading him to state: “Merthiolate is unsatisfactory as a preservative for serum intended for use on dogs.”

http://inthesetimes.com/article/649/eli_lilly_and_thimerosal

“Lilly’s patent on thimerosal is about up, Kirby said, and it is still used in flu shots administered to children in doses that “contain 25 micrograms of mercury, which is more than what a 500-pound person could handle, according to the EPA.”

The Mystery of the Eli Lilly Rider

The Eli Lilly rider was attached to the Homeland Security Act for a reason… zero liability for damages..

“… the Dick Ammey “Lilly Rider” slipped into the 2002 Homeland Security Act, and the FDA’s approval to double the doses of aluminum adjuncts in several vaccines.” – Master Manipulator: The Explosive True Story of Fraud, Embezzlement, and Government Betrayal at the CDC by James Ottar Grundvig (Page 257)

Researchers show where the aluminum travels to in the body and stays after vaccination

https://nexusnewsfeed.com/article/human-rights/researchers-show-where-the-aluminum-travels-to-in-the-body-and-stays-after-vaccination/

Deadly shots: the polio vaccine saga
The eight scientists gathered in the meeting room at the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories in Melbourne included the key researchers who had helped turn the tide in the fight against polio in Australia.
But the mood was far from celebratory as the meeting started on May 1, 1962. The team responsible for developing and producing the local version of the Salk polio vaccine in 1956, which had been given to millions of Australians during the following years, was faced with a crisis.
Four days earlier CSL biochemist John Withell had completed laboratory tests that confirmed what had been feared: the latest batch of polio vaccine was contaminated with a newly discovered virus that came from monkey kidneys used to produce it.
The virus had been designated SV40 – the 40th simian virus that had been identified – but this virus, first discovered by British researchers the previous year, was different. Tests in the United States had shown it could cause aggressive cancers in small animals and was not killed in the normal process used to manufacture polio vaccine.
In the words of Withell, who went on to become head of the government’s Therapeutic Goods Administration laboratories in Canberra, SV40 “was recognised straight away as a fairly nasty virus”.

“In April, more than 60 scientists met in Chicago to discuss the controversial virus and how it works to defeat certain cells’ natural defenses against cancer.

“I believe that SV40 is carcinogenic (in humans),” said Dr. Michele Carbone of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. “We need to be creating therapies for people who have these cancers, and now we may be able to because we have a target – SV40.”

For four decades, government officials have insisted that there is no evidence the simian virus called SV40 is harmful to humans. But in recent years, dozens of scientific studies have found the virus in a steadily increasing number of rare brain, bone and lung-related tumors – the same malignant cancer SV40 causes in lab animals.

Even more troubling, the virus has been detected in tumors removed from people never inoculated with the contaminated vaccine, leading some to worry that those infected by the vaccine might be spreading SV40.

“How long can the government ignore this?” asked Dr. Adi Gazdar, a University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center cancer researcher. “The government has not sponsored any real research. Here’s something possibly affecting millions of Americans, and they’re indifferent.

“Maybe they don’t want to find out.”

https://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Rogue-virus-in-the-vaccine-Early-polio-vaccine-2899957.php

You should ask yourself how exactly is polio transmitted?
Virus particles are excreted in the feces for several weeks following initial infection.[23] The disease is transmitted primarily via the fecal-oral route, by ingesting contaminated food or water.
Then you should ask yourself how does this contaminated poo get in water and food supplies in the first place?
American citizens should seriously ask themselves do you really want to inject a Gates created fast track vaccine into your babies and children from someone with this track record and business partners?
A reminder about Gates….
BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION KICKED OUT OF INDIA
Yes, the Microsoft founder and the icon of the Third-World Humanitarianism has been kicked out of India as his fraud was called out. He came to India posing as a philanthropist and humanitarian helping the Third-World poor people by alleviating their conditions and yes, of course, “VACCINATING” their children.
But, only a couple of years earlier suspicions started to emerge. As, reports of their themselves being heavily invested in the companies which were manufacturing those vaccines started to appear. Native Indian doctors and health activists started raising objections as the illegality of the testing of those vaccines on poor children started to come out into the open. Suspicions arose that he may have committed a crime against humanity by illegally testing vaccines on poor innocent children. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had been facing trials in the Supreme Court of India since then and a couple of months earlier they were kicked out of this country. So that, they could no longer kill innocent poor Indian children by illegal vaccine testing.
(Merck, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Dow Chemical, and Company won’t be disseminating that information in their US media and education controlled systems…)
“Controversial vaccine studies: Why is Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under fire from critics in India?
The vaccine used was Gardasil, manufactured by Merck. It was administered to around 16,000 girls in the district, many of whom stayed in state government-run hostels meant for tribal students….
When a team of health activists from an NGO that specializes in women’s health named Sama visited Khammam in March 2010 on a fact-finding mission, they were told that as many as 120 girls experienced adverse reactions such as epileptic seizures, severe stomach ache, headaches and mood swings. The Sama report also said there had been cases of early onset of menstruation following the vaccination, heavy bleeding and severe menstrual cramps among many students. The standing committee pulled up the relevant state governments for the shoddy investigation into these deaths. It said it was disturbed to find that “all the seven deaths were summarily dismissed as unrelated to vaccinations without in-depth investigations…”
‘Globally-supported company is funding fatal polio shots’
ISLAMABAD:
A government inquiry has found that polio vaccines for infants funded by the Global Alliance for Vaccination and Immunisation are causing deaths and disabilities in regional countries including Pakistan.
The startling revelation is part of an inquiry report prepared by the Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission (PMIC) on the working of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI). The PMIC, headed by Malik Amjad Noon, has recommended that Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani immediately suspend the administration of all types of vaccines funded by the GAVI.
The commission also recommended launching an inquiry to find out facts leading to the agreement with GAVI without examining the safety of the vaccines. The report also established that the GAVI-funded vaccines are not only causing deaths in many countries but are also very expensive.
There have been reports of deaths of a number of children and occurrence of other side-effects soon after the vaccination is administered in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Japan.
Geneva-based officials of GAVI, Jeffrey Rowland and Dan Thomas, were contacted by e-mail but they did not respond.
The report stated that five deaths have been reported in Japan this year soon after the vaccination was administered while 25 serious adverse reactions, including five deaths, were reported in Sri Lanka in 2008. Consequently, the vaccine was withdrawn. Bhutan also withdrew the vaccines after the deaths of children. The Association of Parents of Disabled Children from Bosnia and Herzegovina filed criminal charges after the GAVI-funded vaccines caused disabilities.
The report states, “The procured vaccines are not tested in laboratories to confirm their efficacy and genuineness..
GAVI’s partners include certain countries, the Bill and Melinda Gates Children’s Vaccine Programme, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Children’s Fund, World Health Organisation and the World Bank, the report says.
The government of Switzer­land may be requested to investigate GAVI’s activities to find out whether it is really a non-profit organisation, as it professes.

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Poisoned Water

PBS Airdate: May 31, 2017

NARRATOR: In Flint, Michigan, officials try to save money by changing the city’s water source, but instead endanger public health.

GINA LUSTER (Flint Resident): We were so sick.

LEEANNE WALTERS (Flint Resident): We were experiencing hair loss. We realized it wasn’t just our home.

SIDDHARTHA ROY (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University): People are getting poisoned, because you’re not treating the water right.

NARRATOR: The pipes carrying the water are corroding, leaching lead into the system and putting thousands of children in danger.

DR. MONA HANNA-ATTISHA (Hurley Children’s Hospital): Once a child has lead in their blood, there is not much that you can do about it.

MARC EDWARDS (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University): Even one swallow of that water would cause lead poisoning of a child, one swallow.

NARRATOR: How did this happen?

MARC EDWARDS: We were fighting the very agencies who were supposed to enforce the law.

NARRATOR: Can the people of Flint use science to fight back?

PROTESTOR: What do we want? Clean Water!

NARRATOR: Now, it’s a massive job to make Flint safe,…

GENERAL MICHAEL MCDANIEL (Flint FAST Start Program): There’s probably over 20,000 lead service lines in the city.

NARRATOR: …in Flint and around the country.

MARC EDWARDS: We’ve got millions of those lead pipes out there, might be in front of your house.

NARRATOR: Poisoned Water, right now, on NOVA.

FLINT GOVERNMENT OFFICALS: We need a countdown. Three, two, one, here’s to Flint!

NARRATOR: With the push of a button, the City of Flint, Michigan switches to a new source for its drinking water, the Flint River. That switch would soon become a disastrous combination of poisoned water and misuse of science.

GINA LUSTER: I remember the switch, because it was my daughter’s birthday. It was April 25th.

City and elected officials, a lot of them were saying, you know, “This is going to save us so much money,” and, “This is a good thing.” And we’re like, “Oh boy,” you know, holding our breath.

NARRATOR: There was nothing wrong with the city’s old water source, Lake Huron, so why make the switch at all? Mainly to save money.

CLAIRE MCCLINTON (Flint Resident): Flint is a blue collar, industrial city. We are the home of General Motors. We have experienced, like other cities and areas in the Rust Belt, a tremendous decline in jobs.

NARRATOR: Since the late 1950s, G.M. closed seven major facilities in the region. Tens of thousands of jobs were lost. In 2011, with the city close to bankruptcy, Governor Rick Snyder stripped power from city officials and assigned a series of emergency managers to fix Flint’s financial crisis.

DAYNE WALLING (Mayor of Flint, Michigan, 2009–2015): An emergency manager can come into a community, take the powers of a mayor and the city council and make decisions.

DARNELL EARLEY (Flint Emergency Manager, 2013–2015, film clip): We want to maintain access to a clean, sustainable water source.

NARRATOR: For decades, Flint purchased treated water, at a premium price, from Detroit. Now, the emergency manager and city officials pursue a plan to save millions by building a pipeline to Lake Huron. It would take years to finish.

Until then, the city would draw water from the Flint River and treat it at the old Flint Water Plant. There were problems from the very start.

FELIPE GATICA (Flint Resident): Rusty water came out, as soon as we turned it on. So, right then and there, you know, my wife being pregnant, she was like, “We’re not gonna use the water.”

CLAIRE MCCLINTON: My clothes in the washing machine are smelling like bleach, smelling like rotten eggs.

LISA GOULD-MALISZEWSKI (Flint Resident): We started to get rashes, listlessness, muscle aches and pains.

LEEANNE WALTERS: Where’s the other piggy at?

NARRATOR: LeeAnne Walters was a stay-at-home mom with 3-year-old twin boys and a teen-aged daughter.

LEEANNE WALTERS: My hairdresser was very concerned, because my hair was thinning out, pretty badly. And then we started noticing it in my daughter and in other…you know, my sons and my husband.

When we had our first bout of brown water, we didn’t understand what was happening. We were told by the city that they were winterizing the system, but we had lived here for years, at that point. We had never experienced anything like that.

GAVIN WALTERS (LeeAnne Walters’ Son): Am I hot?

LEEANNE WALTERS: You are hot.

NARRATOR: These problems led Walters to ask detailed questions about how the water was being treated.

LEEANNE WALTERS: I started requesting documents from the city. I wanted to know about the water treatment plant and how they were treating the water, what chemicals they were using, what their raw water data was before they treated the water.

NARRATOR: With no training in civil engineering, this was her own independent investigation. Her first question: how does water get treated?

As LeeAnne Walters discovers, at the time of the switch, local authorities set out to treat water from the Flint River much the way any other city would.

Nowhere is this better demonstrated than in Cincinnati, which has been treating river water for 200 years. In both Flint and Cincinnati, the water starts out essentially the same, straight from the river: brown and cloudy with particles.

JEFF SWERTFEGER (Greater Cincinnati Water Works): Now, you see the water is very cloudy and has all these particulates, things like clay, pieces of leaves, decaying sticks and things like that. But the particles are also things like bacteria. So, we want to make sure that we removes these particles in treatment.

NARRATOR: To remove the particles, both treatment plants use a coagulant that helps particles stick together. These bigger and heavier globs eventually sink to the bottom.

JEFF SWERTFEGER: We end up with a water that’s about like this. So, we actually remove about 90 to 95 percent of the solids in the water, just through that process.

NARRATOR: To remove additional solids and bacteria, the water moves through filtration beds, containing materials like sand. Flint’s beds are smaller than Cincinnati’s, but function much the same way.

JEFF SWERTFEGER: As the water trickles through the sand, then the sand will remove the rest of the particulates, the rest of the pathogens that could be left in the water. So then, when we, when we come out of the sand filters, that water looks very clear, very clean.

NARRATOR: The water might look clean, but coming from an industrialized river, it may still carry invisible toxins.

JEFF SWERTFEGER: There are chemical manufacturers all up and down the river, and some of that material can get into the water.

NARRATOR: To remove these, many cities use carbon filtration, similar to the charcoal in an aquarium or in a home water filter. At the end, finishing chemicals, like fluoride and chlorine, are added. As a rule, river water is more difficult to treat than lake water.

MICHAEL R. SCHOCK (Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development): River waters are just a big engineering challenge relative to a lake water source. Rainwater, snowmelt, run-off that goes into the river from agricultural sources…you can get road salts. River waters change very rapidly, and so, the entire treatment plant has to be geared to respond, within literally minutes, to hours of big changes in chemistry.

NARRATOR: Complex chemistry and a plant that hadn’t been fully operational in 50 years? Was Flint in over its head from the start?

Within a few months of the switch, not only are residents complaining of rashes and bad smells,…

NEWS AUDIO #1: Now, back in Flint, some folks are dealing with a new problem.

NARRATOR: …but the city is issuing public health warnings.

NEWS AUDIO #2: …bacteria that prompted a boil water advisory.

NEWS AUDIO #3: … needs to be boiled to kill of any bacteria.

NARRATOR: E. coli bacteria, a potentially dangerous pathogen that originates in fecal matter, is found in Flint’s water. To kill E. coli, Flint adds more and more chlorine. We use it for household cleaning and swimming pools, but over-chlorinated water can react with organic matter and create toxic byproducts. This starts to happen in Flint.

In October, another red flag.

NEWS AUDIO #4: Concerns over water quality in Flint are leading Genesee County’s biggest employer to shut off their taps.

NARRATOR: General Motors reports that Flint River water is corroding its engine parts.

WALTER SMITH-RANDOLPH (NBC Reporter, film clip): The issue here is the levels of chlorine in the water. It creates some sort of corrosion.

NARRATOR: G.M. switches back to Detroit water on its own. Meanwhile, city officials continue to insist the water is safe.

Ten months after the switch, the Walters family is facing worsening health problems.

LEEANNE WALTERS: We had taken the boys in for one of their check-ups. And for being almost four years old, they seemed abnormally small to me, for their age. And I was told, “Oh, this is normal. Twins are generally smaller.” My twins weren’t smaller. My twins were seven pounds, three weeks early, so to say that this was a normal twin thing didn’t sit right with me.

And the fact that every time Gavin would come in contact with the water, what it would do to his skin, and how badly he would break out…

The final straw was when they told us we had to start giving him Benadryl to take a bath. And then his skin would be so raw, and he’d be so broken out, and he would scream and cry so ungodly. We could not keep putting this child through what he was going through just to take a bath.

NARRATOR: LeeAnne isn’t the only one investigating Flint’s water. The city falls under the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency Region 5. The E.P.A. makes regulations to protect the environment, including the water supply.

Miguel Del Toral, a water regulation expert for E.P.A., has been following the events in Flint.

MIGUEL DEL TORAL (Environmental Protection Agency Region 5): I first started to get concerned when we just had a series of events that happened one after another. Beginning with the E. coli being found in the water, followed by high disinfection byproducts, and coupled with the severely discolored water, it was obvious to me that something was really wrong there.

NARRATOR: A key component of federal water regulation is the E.P.A.’s Lead and Copper Rule, which limits the amount of lead and copper allowed in drinking water before utilities must take action.

LEEANNE WALTERS: After, the city came in and started testing at my home and realized that I wasn’t a liar and that I wasn’t stupid and that the discolored water was happening almost on a daily basis in my home. And my first test came back at 104 parts per billion.

NARRATOR: One hundred and four parts per billion of lead.

LEEANNE WALTERS: The maximal allowed by E.P.A. is 15 parts per billion.

NARRATOR: Later, Leanne’s home will be called “ground zero,” known as the first critical case of dangerous lead levels in drinking water after the switch.

Walters contacts authorities in E.P.A. Region 5, who put her in touch with Del Toral.

MIGUEL DEL TORAL: I looked at the results from the Walters’ home. First result was 104 parts per billion, the second was 397 parts per billion, but it was looked at as an isolated problem.

NARRATOR: Del Toral and Walters are right to be concerned. Even the ancient Romans, who used lead for plumbing, knew it was toxic, though they didn’t understand why. Today, we do.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Cincinnati have been following children exposed to lead into adulthood. It’s the longest running study of its kind in the world.

DR. KIM CECIL (Cincinnati Lead Study): You nervous? A little bit?

NARRATOR: Dr. Kim Cecil is an investigator for the Cincinnati Lead Study.

DR. KIM CECIL: So, lead tricks the body into thinking it’s calcium. Whenever lead has got into your body, primarily through ingestion, it goes and hides where calcium should be, in the bones and in the cells of the brain.

Visualize a neuron. There’s the neuron that’s sending the signal and then another that’s receiving the signal, and, typically, calcium is in that gap.

NARRATOR: Calcium is essential for neurons to communicate, but when a child is exposed to lead, lead gets in that gap and blocks the flow of calcium. Without calcium, synapses get weaker and brain function suffers.

KIM CECIL: The average I.Q. of the Cincinnati lead study is 86. It should be 100 in a typically developing population.

NARRATOR: Lead can disrupt brain growth and even lead to shrinkage or volume loss in brain tissue.

KIM CECIL: I can give you, kind of, a hint of volume loss. You can see these ventricles look plump, because there’s less brain. From this analysis, I can tell you that most of that volume loss is in the frontal lobe. And that region of the brain is responsible for what makes us the most human. It controls our decision-making, our ability to pay attention, our ability to plan, to make judgment, to evaluate rewards, all the things that we need in life to be successful.

NARRATOR: Lead can cause harm wherever it ends up in the body, and lead poisoning can even be passed to the next generation.

KIM CECIL: If you’re a pregnant woman, exposed to lead when you were a child, that lead is stored in your bones. And when your body needs calcium for the developing fetus, it’s pulling lead out of the bone instead of calcium, in many cases.

NARRATOR: LeeAnne Walters’ drinking water has extremely high levels of lead, but where is it coming from?

Marc Edwards, a professor of environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, would play an important role in the story of Flint’s water.

MARC EDWARDS: Lead gets into drinking water almost exclusively from pipes. There are very few cases where there’s lead in water leaving the treatment plant.

NARRATOR: Edwards knows a lot can happen after the water leaves the treatment plant. In American cities, water flows through networks of underground pipes: first, through city water mains, up to 10 feet in diameter, typically made of iron. From the mains, smaller service lines carry water to individual homes and businesses. And, in Flint, a lot of those service lines are made of lead.

MARC EDWARDS: It used to be the law in some cities that that pipe had to be made of 100 percent pure lead. And so we’ve got millions of those lead pipes out there around the country, might be in front of your house.

NARRATOR: And it’s not just the service lines that can bring lead into your home.

MARC EDWARDS: After it goes into the house, oftentimes, in the basement, there’s three additional sources of lead in plumbing. One is lead in brass, which is the faucets and brass valves; galvanized iron had lead in it; and then you also had lead solder, which is a glue that’s used to connect metal pipes together. So, that’s how the water picks up lead, right before it comes out into your glass.

NARRATOR: If there is so much lead in our plumbing, why aren’t we all lead-poisoned? The answer lies in the complex chemical reactions that go on between the pipe itself and the water flowing through it.

MIKE SCHOCK: Inside the pipe, as the water goes through, it reacts. Chemical reactions take place with the plumbing material, and this begins to build up kind of a protective coating, what we call a “scale.”

NARRATOR: This protective scale is crucial. It becomes a barrier that prevents lead from leaching into the water.

As scientists at the E.P.A.’s office of research and development reveal, this protective scale can be made of up to 90 percent lead.

MIKE SCHOCK: Most people don’t expect that there’s actually a lot of lead in the scale. It’s not a very good joke, but we often say that you are drinking water through lead painted straws, because these are the minerals that were in lead paint, and yet they’re lining your drinking water pipe.

You’re using lead to protect yourself from lead.

NARRATOR: To control pipe corrosion, water utilities often add a chemical that helps build up the scale and protect the water. This is so critical, that E.P.A.’s Lead and Copper Rule requires cities with over 50,000 people to have what’s called “corrosion control treatment” in place.

The question is has the City of Flint been using corrosion control?

LEEANNE WALTERS: I had requested, from the City of Flint, one of their monthly operational reports. And I was going through that, and I was looking at what chemicals they were using in our water. And I wasn’t seeing anything they were using for an anti-corrosion.

NARRATOR: An anxious Walters reaches out to Miguel Del Toral.

LEEANNE WALTERS: And so I had called Miguel, and I told him I wasn’t seeing orthophosphates, anything that should say, “Hey, there’s a corrosion control in here.” And so he asked me to read him the document, and I did. He asked me to read it to him again. We went through this three or four times.

And so he’s like, “Nope, that doesn’t sound right. You need to, can you please send that to me?” And so I emailed it to him. And then he called me back, and then he said, “Oh, my god, they’re breaking a federal law. They’re not using any corrosion controls.”

NARRATOR: On his own, Del Toral had already contacted M.D.E.Q., the Michigan environmental agency, to see if Flint had implemented corrosion control.

MIGUEL DEL TORAL: Early on, we received an email from the D.E.Q. that, basically, indicated that the system had corrosion control in place.

NARRATOR: After Walter’s discovery, Del Toral emailed M.D.E.Q. to ask again about corrosion control.

MIGUEL DEL TORAL: The city, at that point, told us that the system did not have corrosion control in place.

I thought that was pretty incredible, that they would not. The public health implications of not having corrosion control and having lead lines in the system, was, was really weighing on me, at that point.

MIKE SCHOCK: If you don’t add the corrosion inhibitor when you should have it, the result’s going to be, you’ll have much higher lead levels or copper levels or what your other metals are in that distribution system.

NARRATOR: The power of corrosion control can be seen with the naked eye. At Virginia Tech, Amy Pruden compares Flint’s water to water from the Detroit system. She places a small iron coil, to represent the iron water mains, into each sample.

AMY PRUDEN (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University): In this case, we’re going to go ahead and let this water react overnight. And what we’ll see is that, with time, the more corrosive Flint water will react with the iron.

NARRATOR: With no corrosion control in place, the Flint water corrodes and rusts the iron much faster.

AMY PRUDEN: And we’ll also see the water begin to become orange and cloudy, because of the rust.

NARRATOR: The corrosive water not only rusted Flint’s iron water mains, but it also attacked the scale on the lead lines servicing individual homes.

MIKE SCHOCK: So now, because this water was much more corrosive, the scale changed, it saw a different chemical environment, and the scale began to flake off and deteriorate from all types of plumbing, including the lead. And then the lead on that surface of the pipe dissolved rapidly into the water.

NARRATOR: Over several months, protests had been building.

LEEANNE WALTERS: We were watching people hold up bags of hair, and we were experiencing hair loss; people showing off their rashes, we had rashes. They were holding up jugs of water that looked, not as bad as this one, but discolored.

So, at that point, we realized it wasn’t just our home. It wasn’t specific to us. And knowing that there’s something happening to my children, and that my children were being harmed…you can mess with me all you want, but don’t mess with my kids.

It wasn’t just about my kids, though, it was everybody’s kids. You’re hurting all the kids in my neighborhood that I love. All the kids that live in the City of Flint. And so, that wasn’t okay with me.

NARRATOR: Fourteen months after the switch, Miguel Del Toral’s emails reveal frustration at what he sees as his own agency’s unwillingness to take charge of the growing crisis. He does something that catches E.P.A. Region 5 leadership by surprise: he writes a preliminary report on the situation in Flint, sharing it with LeeAnne Walters, who gives it to the press.

MARC EDWARDS: The memo laid out the danger to Flint’s residents and children, that they were not being protected by Federal Corrosion Control laws. There was one child who’d been lead poisoned, and in all likelihood, there were many others.

NARRATOR: But the memo fails to inspire the kind of action Flint residents are looking for.

BRAD WURFEL (Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Spokesperson, audio clip): Anyone who’s concerned about lead in the drinking water in Flint can relax.

NARRATOR: E.P.A. Region 5 director Susan Hedman apologizes to Flint’s mayor for its release.

MARC EDWARDS: Then the mayor of Flint went on T.V., drinking the water, telling everyone in Flint the water was safe to drink.

NARRATOR: Later, according to N.P.R., a spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, M.D.E.Q., will describe Del Toral as a “rogue employee,” and, according to LeeAnne Walters, another M.D.E.Q. official discredits his report.

LEEANNE WALTERS: Liane Shekter-Smith, head of drinking water for M.D.E.Q., told me that Miguel had been handled, that his report was flawed, and there would be no final report.

NARRATOR: By now, Walters’ son Gavin has been diagnosed with lead poisoning.

LEEANNE WALTERS: Well, I had called Marc in tears. I was just bawling my eyes out, and I’m like, “What do we do? How do we stop this? We just can’t sit by and let all these kids be poisoned. It’s too late for my family. What about everybody else’s kids?

NARRATOR: Edwards was already working with Walters to measure the level of lead in her water.

MARC EDWARDS: I’ll never forget calling her on the phone and telling her how to fill up 30 bottles. And so, she was at this sink here, filling up the bottles, and she Federal Expressed the samples back to us. And it took us a few days to analyze them, and when I got those results, it was about midnight. I was in my easy chair, and I almost, I almost fell out of it, and my heart skipped a couple of beats, because it, it was the worst lead and water contamination I’d seen in 25 years.

NARRATOR: Virginia Tech researcher Jeffrey Parks evaluates the water samples from the Walters’ home.

JEFFREY PARKS (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University): What we found was that there was a lot of lead everywhere, for the most part. The first sample was over 2,000. And as we flip to sample 20, which is 20 liters of water being flushed through her kitchen sink, that sample read 13,200 parts per billion of lead.

Five thousand is considered hazardous waste, so we’re almost three times the level of hazardous waste in that one sample.

NARRATOR: Poisoned water, poisoned science, government inaction, lives of children and families under threat, to Marc Edwards, the story unfolding in Flint is all too familiar.

MARC EDWARDS: I knew something like Flint was inevitable, based on 10 years’ prior experience in Washington D.C.

NEWS AUDIO #5: For the residents of the Nation’s Capital tonight, there is a concern over a potential danger at home.

MARC EDWARDS: From 2001 to 2010, they suffered the worst lead contamination event in modern U.S. history.

NARRATOR: The water crisis in the Nation’s Capital started in the early 2000s, when the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority, WASA, and the Army Corps of Engineers made a water treatment switch. And, like Flint, they failed to add corrosion control chemicals to the water.

CAROL SCHWARTZ (D.C. City Councilor, audio file): WASA apparently has uncovered…elevated levels of lead in D.C. tap water and apparently has been aware, for some time, that the problem could be widespread.

ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON (United States House of Representatives, film clip): We want to know what actually happened.

MARC EDWARDS: Congress was mad because lead was high. People were marching in the streets. They were out of their mind with anger.

NARRATOR: D.C. residents had been drinking lead-contaminated water for almost three years before the public was notified.

Elin Betanzo was a water engineer at the E.P.A.

ELIN BETANZO (Northeast-Midwest Institute): Even though we have a drinking water regulation that directly addresses lead in drinking water, the Lead and Copper Rule, my boss asked me, “Do you think people were actually hurt here? We need to find out if children get poisoned by lead through drinking water.”

NARRATOR: Betanzo began her research but never completed it.

ELIN BETANZO: I was given a leadership role on a different project, but sometimes, when I look back on it, I wonder if I was moved because I was asking too many questions about what was happening in Washington, D.C.

NARRATOR: Then, in 2004, the Centers for Disease Control reported that children in D.C. who had been drinking the contaminated water did not have high enough levels of lead in their blood to cause concern.

MARC EDWARDS: The claim was that kids could drink any amount a lead in water and it wouldn’t hurt them. And that story spread nationally, internationally, did all kinds of harm to kids. That’s the danger of bad science.

NARRATOR: Edwards challenged the C.D.C.’s findings, and over the next six years, spent thousands of dollars of his own funds and demanded scores of documents under the Freedom of Information Act.

MARC EDWARDS: It’s not so much the initial crime, it’s when people read these papers and believe it, act on it. And then you had cheating all around the country, because it didn’t matter how much lead in water your kid drank.

NARRATOR: Edwards discovered that thousands of blood test results had been lost. And many of the individuals tested were already drinking filtered or bottled water. A congressional investigation agreed: there were grave problems with the scientific integrity of the study.

ELIN BETANZO: I was just horrified that, you know, finally, there is confirmation that everything that had been shared between 2004 and 2010 was wrong. And part of me felt like I should’ve been able to see that and intervene.

NARRATOR: Marc Edwards estimated that more than 40,000 children under the age of two or in the womb were potentially exposed to high levels of lead in the water. Many could be left with lifelong problems.

The experience had a huge impact on him.

MARC EDWARDS: You’re questioning these agencies. And to see them attack you, and to see your friends leave you and your career destroyed, but the public welfare depends on you getting the truth out.

NARRATOR: Over a decade after the D.C. crisis, Siddartha Roy, a Ph.D. student of Edwards’, knows how affected he was by the ordeal.

SID ROY: It radicalized him. So, that, kind of, gave him a playbook, a set of tools that we were ready to deploy in case another D.C. happened.

NARRATOR: To Edwards, Flint is the next D.C.

MARC EDWARDS: All the science was done, essentially, before I got involved.

LeeAnne was the one who figured out that her children had been poisoned by the water. LeeAnne figured out, on her own, that the state actually had said that corrosion control was in place when it wasn’t there. And Miguel had checked into it and found out it was all true.

MARC EDWARDS: We were mainly involved in figuring out just how bad the problem was getting.

NARRATOR: Edwards hopes a citywide investigation of Flint’s water will force government agencies to finally take action. And for that, his playbook calls for willing bodies.

MARC EDWARDS: We needed a team of students to immediately go to Flint and start sampling the water.

SID ROY: So, the key to getting students to do their job is to feed them free pizza.

MARC EDWARDS: I sent out an email, requesting volunteers, and I used the bribe of free pizza. And I explained the situation: that I felt this entire city’s future was in danger.

SID ROY: He was going to launch a volunteer effort, and he asked if people were willing to volunteer, so we said yes.

MARC EDWARDS: It was us or nobody. This was a war.

NARRATOR: Marc and his students drive 550 miles from Blacksburg, Virginia, to Flint, to test the water and distribute sampling kits. Flint residents will have to follow a rigorous scientific protocol for the results to be valid.

MARC EDWARDS: What are you up to, 80? Okay, well only 200 more to go.

SID ROY: We wanted to make sure every resident gets how to actually sample their homes.

LEEANNE WALTERS: I made sure that there were 45 participants in each zip code, so we made this a statistical test, so we could prove that this was a citywide problem, not specific to one home or one zip code. We were given 300 kits.

I’m here for your water kit.

And within those 300 kits, we returned 277 kits in three weeks.

You have a great day.

Citizens testing their own water to prove that there’s a problem…no one’s ever done anything like that before.

SID ROY: The people of Flint really were desperate for answers.

GINA LUSTER: We were so sick. I mean, like, missing numerous days of work and school. And we did not know what the heck was wrong with us. I mean, just, severe fatigue and diarrhea and rashes and losing teeth and hair. And we were going to doctors and no one had an answer.

PROTESTER: I had to go in and pay a $512 water bill, for water that is making my family sick!

SID ROY: They had been protesting this water quality, and they were not getting anywhere. The city insisted everything was fine.

NARRATOR: By early September 2015, 17 months after the switch, this experiment in citizen science is yielding results. Hundreds of samples are collected by residents.

When analyzed by Virginia Tech, many show high lead levels, some six times higher than the Lead and Copper Rule allows.

Students begin calling homes with the highest lead levels, to warn residents not to use tap water without a filter.

An effective filter can remove up to 99 percent of lead and other metals.

SID ROY: I called up this woman who had very high lead and she asks us, “So how much does a filter cost?” And we’re like, “It’s $25.” And she goes, “Well, I’m on social welfare. There’s no way I can afford $25 in the next two months.” I’ve never felt so helpless in my life.

MICHAEL MOORE (filmmaker protesting, film clip): Let’s call this what it is. It’s not just a water crisis, it’s a racial crisis, it’s a poverty crisis.

PROTESTORS: Water is a human right. Fight, fight, fight!

MARC EDWARDS: We realized early on that we had to be investigative scientists.

NARRATOR: Edwards has another rule in his playbook: get hold of internal government documents to see what’s happening behind the scenes.

MARC EDWARDS: We knew what documents to ask for. We and we alone knew where the bodies were going to be buried.

SID ROY: Unknown to all of us, Marc was filing Freedom of Information Act requests left and right.

NARRATOR: On September 15, 2015, Virginia Tech researchers publically present their findings: Flint’s water has dangerously high levels of lead.

MARC EDWARDS (film clip): We estimate that the water in about 5,000 Flint homes is over standards set by the World Health Organization for lead in water.

LEEANNE WALTERS (film clip): This evidence shows that Flint is not monitoring according to the Lead and Copper Rules given by the E.P.A. Basically, the bottom line is stop trying to come up with ways to hide the lead. You should be looking for the high lead; that is your job as the D.E.Q.

SID ROY: We left a very clear message that no matter what the state says, no matter what the city says, the science is clear on this, and no one should be drinking that water.

NARRATOR: But Michigan authorities, at M.D.E.Q., dispute Virginia Tech’s findings.

SID ROY: M.D.E.Q., says that the V.T research group led by Marc Edwards, they essentially can go to any city and they’ll find lead. Essentially, they pull the lead rabbit out of the hat.

MARC EDWARDS: Why is it that normal people sampling their water are finding all this lead, when the city and state, who are being paid to do this and determine if the water is safe, can’t seem to find any lead?

NARRATOR: The answer would be found in the emails and documents streaming in from Freedom of Information Act requests.

When the Virginia Tech team and other investigators scour the documents, they uncover disturbing problems with the state’s testing protocols.

MARC EDWARDS: And so, when it came to Flint, they used every trick in the book. They used pre-cleaning of pipes the night before sampling. They told consumers to clean out their lines for five minutes.

MIGUEL DEL TORAL: By including an instruction for residents to pre-flush the tap before they collect compliance samples, what that, in effect, does is results in less lead being captured than is actually there. And so it makes the public water system look like they have low lead levels, when in fact they may not.

MARC EDWARDS: On top of that, incredibly, they had samples from LeeAnne Walter’s house. All those samples were thrown into the garbage. They said that LeeAnne’s house was not an approved sampling site, and, therefore, they weren’t going to count any of those samples.

SID ROY: And I’m in shock again. I’m witnessing engineers trying to artificially reduce the actual numbers by manipulating where you sample.

NARRATOR: But a week later, new evidence emerges that authorities cannot ignore. It begins with water engineer Elin Betanzo, who’d been at the E.P.A. during the D.C. crisis. By coincidence, she is now working in southeast Michigan and reading about the crisis in Flint.

ELIN BETANZO: I had seen a news report where there is a memo written by Miguel Del Toral from the E.P.A. Region 5 office, and I used to work with Miguel. I have so much respect for Miguel. And so, when I saw his name on this memo, and I read it and I understood it, I was scared. I was scared for the people of Flint.

So, I thought back to Washington, D.C., and I thought about what happened there and I was thinking, “I know what’s happening here. What can I do?”

NARRATOR: A few weeks later, Betanzo is at dinner with her friend Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician with access to crucial blood data at Flint’s Hurley Children’s Hospital.

ELIN BETANZO: So then, like, my brain is spinning, and I said “Do you have access to all the medical records at your hospital? You’ve got to do a study. You’ve got to look to see if lead levels in children’s blood has increased, from before they switched the water.”

She got started on her study the next day.

MONA HANNA-ATTISHA: That night was the first night that I stopped sleeping, because anybody who knows anything about lead stops sleeping. And that really, kind of, started my, almost, crusade to find out if that lead in the water was getting into the bodies of our children.

This is not something you mess around with. We are never ever, ever supposed to expose a child to lead, because once a child has it in their blood, there is not much that you can do about it.

NARRATOR: Dr. Hanna-Attisha begins a systematic study of the amounts of lead in children’s blood.

PHLEBOTOMIST (Hurley Children’s Hospital): How old are you? You are doing real good.

MONA HANNA-ATTISHA: What we did is we compared lead levels before the water switch in 2013, and we compared them to lead levels after the water switch in 2015. We were really only looking at one thing: was the percentage of children with lead levels at or above five micrograms per deciliter.

When we saw the results we weren’t surprised, but we were heartbroken. How could this have happened?

We saw that the percentage of children with elevated lead levels—this, this five or greater—had doubled after the water switch. And in some neighborhoods, where, where the water lead levels done by Marc Edwards were the highest, were the same neighborhoods that the children’s blood lead levels had increased the most.

But right away, the, the state’s machinery began to dismiss me. They began to dismiss the research, and that the state’s number didn’t add up to my numbers. They said that I was causing near-hysteria.

I shouldn’t have been surprised, because for 18 months, the people of Flint were dismissed. And the moms were dismissed, and the activists were dismissed, and the pastors, and the journalists and the E.P.A. scientists were dismissed.

NARRATOR: But a week later, Dr. Eden Wells, Chief Medical Executive at Michigan’s Department of Health, concludes the research is sound. She is pivotal in convincing other agencies of the importance of this study.

DR. EDEN WELLS (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, film clip): Do we know how many children will actually have a long-term effect from this exposure? We do not.

PROTESTERS: What do we want? Clean water! When do we want it ? Now!

PROTESTER: There are babies that are sick that will have to deal with illnesses for the rest of their life. You have people that are in hospitals for multiple months, while our politicians are sitting back playing politics.

NARRATOR: And lead is not the only danger in Flint’s waters.

NEWS AUDIO #6: … a deadly spike in something called Legionnaires’ disease.

NARRATOR: During the crisis, Flint suffers one of the largest outbreaks in U.S. history of Legionnaires’ disease.

NEWS AUDIO #7: State health officials say the number of deaths from Legionnaire’s disease in the Flint area has now grown.

NARRATOR: One of the deadliest water-borne illnesses in the developed world, it’s a severe form of pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria. Experts suspect that the legionella outbreak was triggered by Flint’s water treatment.

AMY PRUDEN: To our knowledge, what happened in Flint is really the first example of where lack of corrosion control can trigger a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.

NARRATOR: According to Amy Pruden and Marc Edwards, chlorine added to Flint’s water should have killed off legionella, but without corrosion control, Flint’s water filled up with rusty iron. Chlorine reacted with rust and was used up, and with no chlorine to stop it, legionella thrived inside Flint’s water pipes. Ninety people were infected; 12 of them died.

In October 2015, 18 months after the switch, Flint finally changes back to the Detroit water system and once again receives properly treated water from Lake Huron. But it will take many months for Flint’s water pipes to rebuild the protective scale that’s been stripped away.

The Virginia Tech study concludes that over 40 percent of Flint homes had elevated levels of lead in their water, and as many as 8,000 children under the age of six were exposed.

DAYNE WALLING: A rise in the number of children with elevated blood lead levels was devastating for our community.

NARRATOR: Crucial evidence from Freedom of Information Act filings by Marc Edwards, the A.C.L.U. and others reveals the failure of Michigan’s water and health officials to protect the public.

Thirteen criminal indictments follow, including emergency managers, and officials from Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Health and Human Services and the Flint Water Plant.

BILL SCHUETTE (Michigan Attorney General, film clip): Flint was a casualty of arrogance, absence of accountability, shirking responsibility.

NARRATOR: Charges included tampering with evidence, conspiracy and willful neglect of duty.

Susan Hedman, head of E.P.A. Region 5, resigns under criticism.

DAYNE WALLING: One of the emails, from the E.P.A. said, “Is Flint the kind of community we should go to bat for?” And you know, I just felt sick to my stomach to think that my family, my neighborhood, my city somehow counts less?

COURT OFFICER AT A HEARING: … the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

DAYNE WALLING: And then later, the state Department of Environmental Quality admits that they had misinterpreted the Lead and Copper Rule, that the orthophosphate should’ve been ordered from the beginning.

KEITH CREAGH (Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, news clip): Corrosion treatment should’ve been required by the Department of Environmental Quality.

DAYNE WALLING: That’s not how government’s supposed to work. It’s not how science is supposed to work.

NARRATOR: Mayor Dayne Walling, who drank the water on T.V. during the crisis, is voted out of office.

Over a year and a half after the switch, officials declare a state of emergency. So far, federal and state agencies have provided over 300-million dollars to help the city, but some estimate that as much as a billion-and-a-half dollars will be needed to upgrade the water system and provide services for families and children affected by the crisis.

For now, bottled water is a way of life.

CHERKEETHA LOVE (Flint Water Response Team): We’re passing out water for the residents of Flint, for us. We all need the water, because we have lead and different things going on with our water.

LEEANNE WALTERS: I tell people if they don’t believe Flint is that bad, “Turn off the water to your house—go in your basement or wherever your shutoff is, turn it off for the entire week—and, and see how it is to live.” My children will never drink the water from a tap ever again. My family will never, ever, ever trust a water source again, just because we’re told to.

GINA LUSTER: I mean, the amount of water bottles just my small family goes through would shock the average person. Easily, you can go through a case of water just with one dinner.

We didn’t think we would be living years like that. We thought this would be over.

When they did that switch, they did it for financial …?

VEO LUSTER (Water Distribution Specialist): Yeah, it was financial.

NARRATOR: Gina Lusters’ father is a water distribution specialist helping to replace pipes in Flint.

VEO LUSTER: Two of the grandchildren had exceedingly high levels. The youngest one is just, what, eight now, so she’s been drinking it, you know, she don’t know any other water system, you know?

NARRATOR: Flint is now working to replace about 20,000 service lines, but how many more Flints are out there? A report estimates that over 18-million Americans were served by water systems in violation of the Lead and Copper Rule in 2015.

MICHAEL MCDANIEL: This is going to happen over and over again. We’re seeing it here. We’re going to see it across the rest of the country. Any older industrial city where you’ve got older service lines and older mains that have been there for 80, 90 years. If we aren’t replacing those on a regular basis, we’re going to have the same problems here.

MIKE SCHOCK: It’s going to take time. There are literally millions of pipes. We don’t know how many lead pipes there are, but it’s many millions. And this is going to take decades and decades to do.

The interim solution is we need stringent corrosion control and very proactive monitoring.

NARRATOR: Some of the same agencies criticized during the crisis, are now supporting the work to heal Flint.

MARC EDWARDS: I saw how hard E.P.A. and M.D.E.Q. have worked to help get Flint fixed since January of 2016. It’s been amazing.

NARRATOR: Today Marc Edwards and local authorities agree that the water in Flint is safe to drink with a filter.

VEO LUSTER: I get emotional when I think about the kids, and…excuse me for a minute.

But, you know, as a licensed water professional in the State of Michigan, you see, you read about, you hear about, you talk about the long-term effects of the bacteria, the heavy metals, the lead, you know what it can do. And you just hope, by the grace of god, that the people are okay.

MIGUEL DEL TORAL: From the standpoint of science, once you start to corrupt the science, the validity of the results that you’re trying to present get called into question. If you corrupt the science, in a sense, you corrupt your agency. And once the public loses trust, it’s going to be very difficult to try to regain that trust. And it may take a long time.

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