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What the majority of people do not know is that not only are flu vaccines and antidotes nearly useless in preventing flu, they will cause the flu, and they often result in nervous system damage that can take years for the body to repair.

According to a CDC report of the 1994-1995 flu season, 87 percent of type A influenza virus samples were not similar to the year’s vaccine, and 76 percent of type B virus samples were not similar to the virus in that year’s vaccine. During the 1992-1993 season, 84 percent of samples for the predominant type A virus were not similar to the virus in the vaccine.

Here is a list of the most common side effects of the flu vaccine and antidotes as stated by the CDC:

* Fever
* Fatigue
* Muscle aches
* Headache

According to the CDC, the effectiveness of flu vaccine in preventing illness among elderly persons residing in nursing homes is 30 to 40 percent (CDC, 2001b).

Other studies have shown an even lower efficacy of 0 to 36 percent (averaging 21 percent). The CDC proudly notes that for those elderly persons living outside of nursing homes, flu vaccine is 30 to 70 percent effective in preventing hospitalization for pneumonia and influenza; the rationale being that one-third of Americans have a risk factor or chronic disease that puts them at risk of increased morbidity from the flu.

Vaccination is currently recommended for children over six months of age with high-risk medical conditions but is not recommended for healthy children.

Live intranasal vaccine was found to be 93 percent effective in preventing influenza in children age one to six years old (Belshe et al., 1998).

A mass vaccination program was mounted that year by the U.S. government,

During that year the rate of GBS in Ohio was 13.3 per million in vaccine recipients compared to 2.6 per million in nonrecipients (Marks & Halpin, 1980).

A follow-up study also showed a significantly increased incidence of GBS during the first six weeks following receipt of the vaccine in patients residing in two other states.

According to the CDC, two groups are most vulnerable to methylmercury — the fetus and children ages 14 and younger.

We are confronted with what is undoubtedly the single most potent technology the world has ever known — more powerful even than atomic energy.

Yet it is being released throughout our environment and deployed with superficial or no risk assessments as if no one needs to worry an iota about its unparalleled powers to harm life as we know it — for all future generations.

Dr. Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician is warning us that these flu vaccines they now want to give to kids contains mercury. The government just finished a two-year process to start to get the mercury out of the hepatitis B vaccines. Now they want to reintroduce mercury back again with flu vaccines.

The “experts” will use fear to motivate people to get a flu shot. Let’s be clear, flu can definitely be a killer disease and is not something that should be easily dismissed. But, remember that flu shots don’t prevent illness-never have, never will.

The flu shot actually weakens the immune system and makes you more predisposed to the illness.

Avoid the flu shot just like you would avoid anthrax, and concentrate on eliminating the destroyer of health from your diet by following a healthy eating plan.

As for flu antidotes like Tamiflu you need to know what an antidote really is. An antidote is a substance which can counteract a form of poisoning. The antidotes are manufactured by injecting the toxin or flu virus into an animal in small doses and extracting the resulting antibodies from the host animals’ blood. What you fail to under stand is that with an antidote or vaccine healthy people are infected with the toxin or flu virus. People who weren’t infected are now infected, not by exposure but from the administering of the vaccine or antidote. So if you are really afraid of being infected with the Swine flu don’t get a vaccination or antidote if you are currently not infected. If you do, and you are healthy, the vaccine and antidote will infect you.

More people have suffered more serve and life threatening symptoms as a result of a being vaccinated or after taking an antidote than those with the actual virus. Furthermore health officials have already stated that there is no cure for this flu virus so why would anyone willingly get vaccinated or take an antidote that will give you the flu virus?

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Barack Obama invited top bankers to Washington to personally thank them with $trillion bonuses for their campaign donations. AIG, has received $173 billion in federal tax dollars over the past six months for their $21,339,000 campaign donation.

Obama’s first 100 days is really starting to show Obama’s lack of leadership. He has been entrusted with the job of serving and protecting the US people. He won this leadership on the promise of CHANGE. After 100 days there has been no change. The corruption is still there. The US is still in Iraq. The US still tortures. Obama is bailing out his financial backers and letting real jobs disappear. The shareholders of the US Federal reserve, a private company, has received $700 billion in Obama bonuses. Obama is showing his lack of leadership by forcing Chrysler into bankruptcy because a US$4 billion loan compared to US$700 billion Obama bonuses to his banking campaign donors. Those bank bailouts are free of any conditions or demands. They were given to the banks. They are not loans that has to be repaid. They are Obama gifts, free money. With Chrysler, they are offered a measly $4 billion loan that Obama expects to be repaid in full within 60 days.

There is something very wrong when the president of the United States uses US tax dollars to help his banking buddies clear their toxic debt and yet allows thousands of good paying jobs to disappear. Obama is just as corrupt as Bush was. Obama is robbing the US blind, first by stealing their money to reward banks, then by stealing their life savings by taking over the people’s local banks and now by stealing their livelihood. The US can’t afford another 100 days with Obama as president. In just 100 days he has incurred more debt than any other president in the US history. He has given away more money in $trillion gifts to banks than any other president in US history. Obama has no right to force a private company to declare bankruptcy. Chrysler is not bankrupt. Chrysler is a victim of the US presidents created financial crisis. Chrysler has more than enough real assets to keep going. Chrysler has received just $4 billion in loans. If Obama wants to force anyone in bankruptcy it should be the big banks that he has been giving $trillion bonuses to. Congress has the power to coin money and has control over the financial sector not the private sector. When the big banks that make up the privately owned US Federal Reserve declared their massive loses they should have been dissolved. They should have been held accountable.

There are a lot of unanswered questions concerning the US government’s using federal tax dollars to clear the debts of big banks. They need to be answered. They need to be addressed. They need to be investigated thoroughly. The whole thing clearly looks like an elaborate scheme that clearly involves criminal activity on the part of the bankers, the Bush and Obama White Houses and the US Congress. Any law enforcement agent can tell you that the US government is completely corrupt - from the top down. The US government is openly engaging in a money laundering scheme. The US government has been offered and has accepted bribes from the bankers that are the shareholders of the US Federal Reserve.

You need to question the actions of Obama and the US Congress. How much bribe money did it take to transfer $700 Billion taxpayer dollars to Wall Street’s elite? How much money did your Representative get from Big Bankers to look the other way and pass a bill that the American people clearly do not want? They need to be held accountable for their actions. They need to be held accountable for their crimes. What crime did Obama, members of the US Congress and the bankers commit? The charge is US Code TITLE 18 > PART I > CHAPTER 11 > 201 Bribery of public officials and witnesses - “A secret payment to a public officer in exchange for preferential treatment.”

At common law, bribery was a criminal offence, as described in Russell on Crimes: “… the receiving or offering any undue reward by or to any person whatsoever, in a public office in order to influence his behavior in office and induce him to act contrary to the known rules of honesty and integrity.”

With almost $83 million being spent to bribe congress by the same companies who received $180 billion, or 25.7% of the $700 billion in federal bailout funds,it is time to consider impeaching all those who took bribes in return for federal bailout funds.

The evidence reveals that banks and insurance companies who are looking to receive taxpayer money are spending money on bribing Congress. Banks and insurance companies started bribing members of Congress in the form of campaign contributions.

A recent issue of BusinessWeek Magazine indicated the following correlation between bailout funds received and lobbying (bribery) dollars spent.

AIG - received $40 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $21,339,000

Citigroup - received $45 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $16,140,000

JP Morgan Chase - received $25 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $10,925,000

GMAC - received $5 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $6,080,000

Bank of America (Includes Merrill Lynch) - received $45 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $16,430,000

Goldman Sachs - received $10 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $6,000,000

Morgan Stanley - received $10 Billion after offering US Congress bribes in the amount of $5,880,000

Total of $180 Billion in Federal Bailout Funding handed out for providing US Congressmen and Congresswomen with bribes amounting to $82,794,000

Information is from the February 23, 2009 issue of BusinessWeek, Pg 036

In short those companies are bribing our government officials. Those companies have paid lobbyists (bribers) offering members of Congress gifts in exchange for preferential treatment, in this case, federal bailout funds - a federal offense, an impeachable offense.

Here’s a list of the banks that got US tax dollars. http://money.cnn.com/news/specials/storysupplement/bankbailout/

Another list that graphically illustrates the top recipients of the Obama bonuses. The $1.1 Trillion Taxpayer-Funded Bailout

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Rumsfeld stands to profit from the A-H1N1 influenza. Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was the chairman of Gilead in 1997

The World is heading towards a pandemic if it uses Tamiflu as a treatment for the A-H1N1 virus (Swine flu). The Tamiflu antibiotic will be the catalyst to turn this mild influenza into a pandemic.

On May 29, 2008 an FDA advisory panel has recommended stronger warnings on two influenza drugs after reviewing evidence linking them to neurological and psychiatric problems that have led to deaths in some cases.

The current warning on Roche Laboratories’ Tamiflu (generic name oseltamivir) urges close monitoring of flu patients, particularly children, for “increased risk of self injury and confusion shortly after taking Tamiflu.” The panel recommended that this warning be strengthened to say that “in some cases, these behaviors resulted in serious injuries, including death, in adult and pediatric patients.”

There have been no reported deaths from Tamiflu in the United States, but in Japan, where the drug is much more widely used, at least 14 deaths were reported in 2008. Five children under the age of 17 died after “falling from windows or balconies or running into traffic,” according to the FDA. According to Roche, two people under the age of 21 died from a brain infection, and seven deaths from neuropsychiatric symptoms have also been attributed to use of the drug by adults.

Tamiflu isn’t a vaccine. The manufacturers even spell that out in their factsheet. It’s a drug, an antibiotic for viruses. Despite what it’s being sold as people have died after being treated with Tamiflu. People have died - not from the virus, but from the Tamiflu antibiotic. A healthy body, and a properly functioning immune system, can withstand any viral attack including this one. The usual boring admonitions apply: wash your hands, stay well-rested and well-hydrated. You do not need to buy Tamiflu. It is an effective antiviral drug but has many side effects. More people will die from the Tamiflu antibiotic than from the A-H1N1 virus. The pandemic will rear its ugly head as soon as the government starts administering the Tamiflu antibiotics. At least a few hundred and at most a few thousand have been infected with the A-H1N1 virus. If millions start taking the Tamiflu antibiotic then immediately millions will be become extremely ill and die, not from the A-H1N1 virus but from the treatment.

The medicine was widely used during the avian flu epidemic in Southeast Asia which occurred in 2005. Also, whether or not it is actually helpful in treating the disease has been questioned by scientists in different parts of the world. Sir Liam Donaldson, a high ranking UK physician claims Tamiflu lacks convincing evidence towards treating avian influenza. He is supported by Nguyen Tuong Van, MD, working within the Center for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, Vietnam. He has been involved in treating 41 victims of the H5N1 virus and he says the drug has not been widely successful in human patients.

The swine flu outbreak boosted shares of makers of flu treatments, vaccines and tests Monday. Gilead (Tamiflu antidote) shares rose $1.73, or 3.8 percent, to $47.53. Relenza, an inhaled drug, is made by GlaxoSmithKline, which saw U.S.-traded shares rise $2.22, or 7.6 percent, to $31.56.

Both companies have confirmed that the swine flu strain is sensitive to their drugs. “Assuming the stockpile will be replenished, we estimate this represents up to $388 million worth of Tamiflu sales or $70 million in royalties for Gilead,” Thomas Weisel analyst Ian Somaiya said in a note to investors. “However, if the outbreak escalates into a pandemic we expect further upside driven by retail demand for the drug.”

Lazard Capital Markets analyst Joel Sendek also said Gilead is a likely beneficiary of the swine flu outbreak, with increased sales of Tamiflu.

In other words Gilead will profit from this influenza outbreak. If it the outbreak escalates into a pandemic they stand to be the sole beneficiary. Gilead has motive, means and opportunity to intentionally release a new strain of influenza - one that only their medicine can treat. I don’t have to remind you that the UN and the WHO have both stated that there is no cure, only treatment. That means Gilead will profit from you until you are dead.

Let’s not forget about Donald Rumsfeld’s connection to this swine flu outbreak. The Rumsfeld history starts in 1976, when a military recruit in New Jersey died from a flu that experts speculated might be the “swine flu” virus of 1918 pandemic fame… Rumsfeld, who was then the US secretary of defense, made the imminent “swine flu” a political issue to add some spark to the campaign of President Ford, an interim leader without a cause. At Rumsfeld’s urging, the administration would ensure that “every man, woman and child” was vaccinated. Huge amounts of vaccine were produced and distributed quickly. Today he’s back with a so-called new strain of swine flu and again the government is being urged to vaccinate “every man, women and child”.

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The following are the symptoms associated with A-H1N1 (or as the media has been calling it - the Swine Flu):

* cough
* fever
* sore throat
* shortness of breath
* muscle and joint pain

The drugs Tamiflu and Relenza are touted as the most effective treatment against A-H1N1. The US White House has just confirmed that they are shipping Tamiflu and Relenza to the affected states. What you don’t know is that former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is reported, by CNN, to be the major shareholder in Tamiflu. According to the CNN report: “Rumsfeld served as Gilead (Research)’s chairman from 1997 until he joined the Bush administration in 2001, and he still holds a Gilead stake valued at between $5 million and $25 million, according to federal financial disclosures filed by Rumsfeld. ” Gilead Sciences, the California biotech company owns the rights to Tamiflu, the influenza remedy that’s now the most-sought after drug in the world.

Rumsfeld isn’t the only political heavyweight benefiting from demand for Tamiflu, which is manufactured and marketed by Swiss pharma giant Roche. (Gilead receives a royalty from Roche equaling about 10% of sales.) Former Secretary of State George Shultz, who is on Gilead’s board, has sold more than $7 million worth of Gilead since the beginning of 2005. Another board member is the wife of former California Gov. Pete Wilson.

Before you go rushing off to buy Tamiflu, and make Rumsfeld richer, you should know about its side effects:

Common adverse drug reactions with oseltamivir therapy (oseltamivir is marketed by Roche under the trade name Tamiflu) include:

nausea,
vomiting,
diarrhea,
abdominal pain,
headache,
hepatitis,
elevated liver enzymes,
rash

Allergic reactions include:

anaphylaxis (Anaphylactic shock), and
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a life-threatening condition affecting the skin in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis - flesh-eating bacteria syndrome).

Other side effects include:

toxic epidermal necrolysis,
cardiac arrhythmia,
seizure,
confusion,
aggravation of diabetes, and
haemorrhagic colitis.

I don’t know about you but the treatment is far worse than the disease. Talk about jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire.

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Workers and residents evacuated themselves from several downtown Manhattan buildings Monday after a low-flying Boeing 747 was spotted above the city’s skyline. The aircraft was a White House plane taking part in a photo shoot, the FAA said later. And Louis Caldera, director of the White House Military Office, issued an apology: “I apologize and take responsibility for any distress that flight caused.” The 747 was non other than Air Force One - the US president’s official aircraft.

The huge aircraft, which functions as Air Force One when the president is aboard, was taking part in a classified, government-sanctioned photo shoot, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

“Last week, I approved a mission over New York. I take responsibility for that decision,” said Louis Caldera, director of the White House Military Office. “While federal authorities took the proper steps to notify state and local authorities in New York and New Jersey, it’s clear that the mission created confusion and disruption.”

Witnesses reported seeing the plane circle over the Upper New York Bay near the Statue of Liberty before flying up the Hudson River. It was reported, photographed and video taped, to have been accompanied by two F-16s, typical for when the president is aboard the aircraft. The flight sparked fear in the New York-New Jersey area. The White House is insistent that Obama was not aboard the aircraft despite the F16s.

People on the ground have stated that it appeared that Air Force One was taking evasive manoeuvres. The flights were very erratic, at times flying very close to skyscrapers and at the last moment veering away. One New York Plaza, was evacuated, as were most of the high rises in this area. People thought they were being attacked again.