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Ramola D to German Ambassador, Dr. Otto Lampe: Dr. Katherine Horton’s Plea is an Appeal to Conscience and Humanity

ottolampeI post below my letter to the German Ambassador in Switzerland, Dr. Otto Lampe, sent Dec 24, 2016, in response to Dr. Katherine Horton’s urgent appeal to all of humanity, worldwide, including and especially those also being illegitimately targeted, surveilled, and assaulted by out-of-control Intelligence agencies and criminal factions in governments worldwide, to speak out on her behalf, and indeed on the behalf of all of oppressed, uber-surveilled, and unlawfully EMF-assaulted humanity.

NSA Whistleblower Karen Stewart’s letter and American Human Rights Advocate Karla Smith’s letter were posted here earlier. Please pen your own letter to Dr. Otto Lampe, and email it to me here for posting, so we can build a record of public awareness that will not be thwarted on this highly urgent issue.

While it’s fairly obvious at this point that Media Silence and Government Stonewalling is rampant currently on this issue of unlawful targeting, surveillance, and all-out EMF assault, Dr. Horton’s determination and commitment to exposing this systemic and global atrocity is an inspiration to us all. In her words, from a recent email to me: “I think we need to spread every step into the furthest corners of the Internet and especially to show people that this is real. If we show them what we do, more and more will join in and replicate our efforts. I think it is that amplification factor that we need.”

Please visit Dr. Horton’s website and Twitter feed for updates, act on your own conscience, please take action.

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Letter of Support for Dr. Katherine Horton

From Ramola D
Writer, Editor, Teacher, Activist
Publisher, The Everyday Concerned Citizen/www.everydayconcerned.net
Massachusetts, USA

To

Ambassador Dr. Otto Lampe
Bern, Switzerland

Dear Dr.Lampe,

I am writing to you today to ask you to heed Dr. Katherine Horton’s request for support from the German Government in bringing to an end the horrific assaults with electromagnetic weapons she is currently enduring, associated most probably with Intelligence agencies, an overarching world shadow government, and military contractors, whose mercenaries work at ground level to target and assault innocent citizens and community-minded individuals.

Dr. Horton, a high energy physicist trained at Oxford, with a specialization in complex systems, reports that she has been mercilessly pummelled with electromagnetic radiation for almost eleven months now, and continues to fend off incessant attacks on her person. If you visit her website www.Stop007.org, visit her Youtube channel, or check her Twitter feed (@Stop007org), you will see that she has recently been posting videos detailing the covert assault on her person, using meters to show the pulsing radiation attacks. She has also recently been on the Richie Allen show and on a Talkshoe call with Ella Felder, offering more detail about her experiences, which, she says, began after her attendance at a court case—and reads, to all informed listeners, like a case of extreme and uncalled-for retaliation for integrity and community-mindedness by a group of wealthy criminals intent on concealing their own crimes by repressing and oppressing communities, using the auspices and material powers, satellite weapons systems, and Smart Grid networks of Intelligence agencies like MI5, security agencies like the NSA, and Defense contractors like Siemens, Lockheed, General Dynamics, and Raytheon.

These Electronic Warfare energy and neuro weapons systems are real, and from much online information on Defense contracts, as well as admitted information from civilian employees at city and local governments, including some law enforcement employees, and whistleblowers from the NSA and CIA, as well as some outspoken scientists, are known to be currently being tested on civilians in the most medieval, inhumane, non-consensual programs of military and Intelligence experimentation ever to cross human life on this planet.

As a writer and human rights activist, I cover issues related to the illegitimate targeting and surveillance of innocent citizens and activists on my website, The Everyday Concerned Citizen, and in the three years of my attention to and research on this issue, can tell you there are extreme violations of basic human rights, civil rights, and individual liberties occurring today, all over the USA, UK, Europe, and indeed the rest of the world, thanks to global agreements between Intelligence and Security agencies, all in the false name of “National Security,” public safety, and combating terrorism. In the USA, it is estimated by researchers and activists that both Defense-contractor-run weapons-testing and Intelligence/CIA/DIA/DARPA-run programs of neuro-experimentation in MK ULTRA-extended Brain and Behavior Modification experiments are currently occurring; additionally pilot programs of neuro-surveillance are being rolled out in ongoing Neuro-Crime experimentation modules run by the Department of Justice, in collusion with military and Intelligence/Security agencies. (How innocent citizens are being targeted and assaulted was recently explored in an op-ed I posted: Open Season on Targets.)

While estimates vary, the total number of those targeted, from an ex-CIA scientist who helped develop some of these neuroweapons currently being used on the populace, is about 10,000 worldwide, with about 2,000 in the US alone. Others estimate from 15,000 up to 300,000 worldwide.

There is much information online, including at my site, on the nature of these deadly radiation weapons and classified neurotechnologies which are being rampantly used, operated, and discharged on the bodies of marked activists and citizens by out-of-control Intelligence agencies, ruthless Defense contractors, and unethical Departments of Defense.

Please take the time to research this subject carefully to understand that there is a deliberate cover-up in action here: governments and Intelligence agencies are taking great care to cover the inhumanity of their abuses by working with Psychiatry to get all complaining victims diagnosed as schizoid, paranoid, and delusional, and in some cases, committed.

The bottomline is: these weapons are deadly, even as they are euphemistically named “non-lethal”, and the use of these weapons on humans is purely and simply inhumane. No reporting victim has contended that the experience of assault on their persons with these weapons is anything less than torture.

I speak from personal experience; since late 2013, when I wrote to my Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, my State representative Tackey Chan, City Council members and the Mayor in Quincy, Massachusetss, where I live, about tree damage in my neighborhood and its putative relation to the chem trails I could see criss-crossing the sky over Quincy, and shortly after I spoke out to a School Board member at my daughter’s elementary school about the inadvisability of extra childcare fees for a Parent-Teacher conference, I have been targeted, surveilled, and assaulted in the most extreme of ways, which parallel Dr. Horton’s experience quite closely. I too have been sharp-shot with RFID chips, subjected to pulsed microwave radiation and Doppler radar assaults from satellites and drones, laser attacks from helicopters and ground vehicles, and non-stop surveillance and tracking and high-powered electromagnetic weapon assault in my own neighborhood—with my neighbors persuaded by Homeland Security to assist in this homicidal assault on my person–and a vile defamation campaign run by these so-called “counter-terrorism” personnel in my own community. My attempts to gain information and redress by appealing to various Government agencies, federal and local, have met with stonewalling and obfuscation. It is a disgrace to the Quincy City Government, the Mayor of Quincy—Thomas P. Koch, the Quincy Police, the Massachusetts State Police, and the Massachusetts Fusion Center that these gross human rights abuses should be taking place—clearly inclusive of their involvement—in their own community, when they are sworn to protect the citizenry and uphold the Constitution. It is also a disgrace to the Senators named above in Massachusetts whom I have appealed to, who have utterly failed to respond. (I have not given up, and aim to further appeal and publicize my own case shortly.)

Truly, the most upstanding and community-minded and civic-minded citizens today are being singled out for organized stalking, non-consensual experimentation programs, field testing of electronic weapons, character defamation, intimidation tactics from the new COINTELPRO, ruination of their social and personal lives, and terminal assault with deadly radiation. These are serious crimes. The criminals running these programs should be outed publicly, put on trial, and convicted.

It is clear to many of us that such programs could not exist without the determined “turning a blind eye and deaf ear” by elected representatives and appointed personnel, and without the control of mainstream media by the barbarians at the helm of this foundering ship. It is also clear that the extreme nature of these abuses cannot stand: humanity will not stand for it. The truth of these abuses is steadily trickling through into the educated world, and however powerful the world shadow government filled with nefarious secret societies may imagine it is, these abuses will be fully known, fully condemned, and fully addressed one day.

I would like to remind you as well that all those in positions of power today supporting these barbaric programs of disposal of human lives will one day be remembered for their infamy and inaction; please don’t join their ranks. Please stand up for our common humanity today, take a stand for decency, normalcy, sanity and a simple brotherly spirit between nations and people: do what is right, do what your human heart would have you do, do your part in exposing and stopping these terrible, illegitimate, and barbaric assaults on Dr. Katherine Horton. As a German citizen, she warrants your protection and support; hers is an appeal to conscience and to humanity: please heed her appeal.

It is a slur on Germany and Switzerland both, to be permitting, sanctioning, overseeing, or allowing these deadly radiation assaults on such a brilliant scientist, genuinely lovely person, and profoundly important member of human society as Dr. Katherine Horton.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for any further information, and please do read the articles at my website for a more in-depth understanding of electronic-weapon-targeting. Other great sites to visit online are SurveillanceIssues.com, MindJustice.org, Neuroweaponry.com, ICAACT.org, Biggerthan Snowden.com, obamasweapon.com, drrobertduncan.com, ICOMW.org, Worldcach.com—there are many others.

In much hope that you will act on conscience and appointed duty,

Sincerely,
Ramola D/(Dharmaraj)

Author, Activist, Independent Journalist
Human and Animal Rights Advocate
United States of America

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RELATED:

American Human Rights Advocate Reminds German Ambassador, Dr. Otto Lampe, of Documented US & German Non-Consensual Human Experimentation

NSA Whistleblower Karen Stewart’s Letter to Dr. Otto Lampe, German Ambassador in Switzerland, on Dr. Katherine Horton’s Behalf

Dr. Katherine Horton, Oxford Physicist, Assaulted with EMF Weapons, Needs Your Help: Please Write to the German Ambassador in Bern

Seth Farber, Ph.D: The Psychiatric Metanarrative, Targeted Individuals, and the Deep State: A Response to The New York Times

Open Season on Targets: Blacklisted Individuals, Extreme Abuse in Targeting, Secretive Lab-Rat Exploitation, & Massive Establishment Cover-Up

No Waivers of Informed Consent, PERIOD: The Public Reports Ongoing Non-Consensual Experimentation and Demands the Common Rule Protect Citizens, Not Covert Activities July 17, 2016

Washington’s Blog: The American Public Informs President Obama’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues About Ongoing Non-Consensual Human Experimentation in the USA Today March 13, 2016

Ken O’Keefe/Activist Post: Focus on the Solutions and Take Action

Re-posted from Activist Post, with many thanks. Ken O’Keefe speaks with Derrick Broze about the sad state of affairs the world is in, and the need to push forward with solutions rather than absolve responsibility ourselves by focusing endlessly on the horrors we are faced with. He has started a project called World Citizen, which he speaks about, in the video linked below.

From Ken O’ Keefe’s World Citizen website: ““Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” 

(This looks like it is the new site, under construction: www.WorldCitizen.Solutions)

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Activist Post reporter Derrick Broze speaks with activist, and former marine Ken O’ Keefe at the Free Your Mind Conference 2016 in Philadelphia. Ken talks about the state of American politics, Israel, the need for a new social contract and his new project World Citizen.

 

Source: Activist Post

In Our Quantum Universe, Your Individual Consciousness Counts — & Makes a Huge Difference/We Could Consciously Visualize Into Reality No Martial Law. No New-World-Order. No War. An End to Mass Control Tech.

flower1The Zero Point Field

In our connected universe, according to quantum physicist Nassim Haramein, who is interviewed here by Consciousness and Spirit interviewer Lilou Mace, all matter, including our seemingly very material bodies, is composed of 99.99% space, and in that space can be found infinite amounts of very real energy.We are all swimming inside this fluid, vibratory sea of energy; all matter, at its most microscopic level, well, really, beyond, at the quantum level, is in a continuous state of vibratory possibility.

Our thinking and consciousness is a part of this field for our thoughts too are vibratory; as Lynne Taggart, science reporter, puts it in her book The Field, various scientists whose work she researched concluded that “human perception occurred because of interactions between the subatomic particles of our brains and the quantum energy sea. We literally resonated with our world.”

Everything each of us thinks contributes to this Zero Point Field, this vast web of collective consciousness and energy underlying our visible reality and our current-day experience. Your consciousness–your fears and your dreams, your expanding awareness of what’s really going on here on Earth, informs this field, as does mine, and everyone else’s.

Zero Point Energy

The discovery of immense amounts of energy available in the smallest volumes of space too suggest that we are on the brink of an energy revolution, says Nassim Haramein. We don’t have to buy into still-operative stories that our world cannot support all of us, that we don’t have the resources or energy to take care of all our 9-billion strong needs. We are literally at a turning-point for humanity–for today this information (on free energy or zero point energy) is out there, even as dark forces–governments, corporations, energy companies–seek to suppress it and keep us as a people from evolving outward creatively into our own expanding destiny, but seeking to impose from top-down rather, all sorts of totalitarian controls and repressions, to contain us, and to contain the reality/or the illusion of reality we live in.

Nassim Haramein, Interviewed by Lilou Mace, The Unified Field

The Heart as Link

In this fascinating conversation (the latter half), he explains how the human heart, with its vast electromagnetic field–larger than the brain’s–offers a link with the vast sea of energy/consciousness we are all immersed in. In coherent states, arrived at through meditation or calming activity, the heart’s radiations outward have greater power, greater reach. We become able to influence our world–the morphogenetic field–through being centered, going inward, entering “the singularity” of being centered — and sending our dreams, desires, intentions out into the universe from that powerfully centered state.

Yogis who meditate deeply tell us the same thing, that meditating more and meditating more deeply enhances our intrinsic abilities to influence our world with our seeded (right-action) intentions, hopes, thoughts, actions. This is referred to as “spiritual power” — meditating opens you out into spiritual space, and a space where you can influence events, the more you are able to resonate with all-that-is/the universe through calm.

Fear Versus Claiming Your Power and Holding Positive Intention for the World

Many analysts today observe how we are constantly being pushed into states of fear, both through manufactured false-flag events and acts of war, and all sorts of covert ops, intrusive surveillance, sudden “pandemics” and other such.  Here in the US the militarizing of our police, the arming of various Federal agencies, Jade Helm, the other military drills, news of the FEMA camps, the documents spelling out martial law and “Internment/Settlement” operations, and the steady encroachment via legislation that gives more and more of our rights and liberties to an increasingly cold and corporate state are all part of this scenario.

But we also know people are waking up, people are beginning to claim their sovereignty. People are beginning to search fervently for Truth in everything–just Google “Truth media” or “Truth movement/in media” for a glimpse of the plethora of voices now out there, seeking to report the Truth, as opposed to the Lies mainstream and establishment media have been dishing up for decades.

The more that each of us does to lay claim to our own power, the more chance we have of defeating this global-totalitarian-governance scheme/a dressed-up Brave New World the UN and the globalists are trying hard to cordon us into.

Our future is not set in stone. We live in a quantum world. We could consciously work–as individuals, in solitude, by ourselves–to breathe our own harmonious, peaceful intentions for the world into the world. So why don’t we?

Switching Your Vision From Negative to Positive

All it would take is a concerted effort. Instead of waiting hopelessly for martial law and mass robotization as many online commenters seem to be inclined to do, I suggest we lay hold of our personal power instead and start working instead to focus on our personal visions of a world in which: mass arrests take care of the criminal coterie currently suppressing us–see this article from Carl Herman at Washington’s Blog suggesting the great need for this, globally; the end of all talk of martial law; a movement toward massive truth and whistleblowing from our Military and Intel agencies; an end to all dirty and covert ops repressing humanity; an end to all chem trails, aerosols, nanotech, mind control weaponry being used on us; an end to the petty yet powerfully destructive pursuit of war; a dissolving of all our weapons-manufacturing industries; a conversion instead to peaceful and creative industry; and any manner of local and creative communal living including helpful forms of self-governing and co-operative governing that we can dream up.

I had the oddest experience this morning during meditation when I felt distinctly as if I were receiving confirmation from a lit-up universe that all I/we needed to do was mentally and relentlessly oppose martial law and the NWO, and they would not happen. Maybe all of us can swing this together.  Please join me in a daily meditation — any time of day, your choice — in sending out peaceful intentions into the universe for the best possible world ahead: No war. No martial law, anywhere. No New World Order (newly disguised as Sustainable Development). An end to all mass control technologies currently being used against us.

Let’s start to envision a more positive world ahead, in absolute faith that our visions will be supported by All-that-is, a universe inclined toward light, life, peace, creative expansion, harmony, evolution.

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In Our Quantum Universe, Your Individual Consciousness Counts–And Makes a Huge Difference

Here are the other posts under this header (filed under Consciousness):

Your Cool Calm Centered Intention Can Help Shape Our Collective Reality

Three Things Each of Us Can Do Everyday to Effect a Positive Future

In Our Quantum Universe, Your Individual Consciousness Counts — & Makes a Huge Difference/Three Things Each of Us Can Do Everyday to Effect a Positive Future

flower1In the face of all the disturbing news we are surrounded by everyday, and the talk of economic collapse, stock market crashes, dollar collapses, martial law, massive depopulation, earth changes and other such flying around the Net I wanted to add my voice to the many others out there counseling calm, focus, and continued action. (I hope to create an ongoing series under this header–In Our Quantum Universe, Your Individual Consciousness Counts–And Makes a Huge Difference–and hope to add in short posts as I can; all posts will be filed under Consciousness.)

There’s no shortage to drama on the Internet, no shortage to terror in world news, no shortage to stirring-up-fear on all sides. But, as meditators, shamans, consciousness gurus, and lately, quantum physicists find, we are most effective in all our intentions, actions, and dreams when we are calm, focused, in control of our inner space, while continuing to be aware, be informed, to expand our knowledge, and to take decisive, inspirited, “right” action.

Three things each of us can do today to counter the madness in the news everyday while also staying engaged and taking action, and applying our powerful individual consciousness toward the creation of a brilliant and beautiful, positive future for humanity are:

Hold Fast to a Positive Outcome: I’m not suggesting be unrealistic and Pollyanna-ish, I’m suggesting getting past the doom and gloom and fear scenarios and holding fast internally to the hope of a brilliant positive future. Most of us who do engage in action of any kind in any sphere know for a certainty life is not about negativity, dejection, depression, and death; life is about moving forward, being positive, being engaged, and carrying hope like a beacon through our every hour and every day. Whatever your trials, and whatever the state of the world, switching from anticipation of a bleak future to anticipation of a brilliant, golden, positive future automatically changes your thoughts, your state of mind, your attitude, your abilities to a bright, radiant, can-do space which–as per the latest from quantum physics–ripples outward magically from your mind and being to and through the unifield field connecting all of us, and makes the prospect of a brilliant, positive future for all of us much more possible. Your thoughts count. Your attitude counts.

Now, more than ever, it’s vital for us to stay positive, for there are dark forces all around us seeking otherwise. You and I, with our small individual selves, can achieve large, powerful change by just staying positive, despite Everything being thrown at us.

Take Time for Your Joy: Much in the light of the above orientation, of staying positive, but really, going much deeper, and accessing a space of powerful spiritual transformation, for both yourself and the whole world we commonly share, is the great power of what the Hindu yogis call “bliss” and what we know as joy. Each of us takes joy in some special activity or activities–whether it’s gardening, or cooking, or writing, or meditating, or sketching, or painting, or singing, or making music, or reading, or biking, or sailing or whatever–and now, more than ever, while it seems the world’s going to hell in a handbasket all around us, paradoxically, it is absolutely the right time for us to stay focused on our cool calm centers of serenity and joy by engaging Everyday, even if only for a few minutes, in these activities that calm us, that anchor us, that give us joy.

When you take some time everyday to “follow your bliss” as Joseph Campbell said, you are centering yourself in yourself, in your joy, in the particular field of being that is wholly and utterly You, you are losing yourself in the dream and creation of You, you are slowly and surely becoming more and more of your real true self. And the rippling-outward consciousness of that real true self, from that centered, calm, and joyous state, which is a “coherent state”–again, from what meditators and quantum physicists tell us–has a tremendous potential to affect our unified field and draw it outward and upward toward a brilliant, positive future.

Stay Centered, Stay Engaged, and Take Positive Action: It’s important to note that disengaging from reality is not the key here. Staying centered in our joy, in our You-ness, in whatever makes us calm, serene, and joyful, we need to simultaneously open our minds and stay engaged, stay informed, keep seeking out knowledge, learn what is going on around us, learn what is being hidden from us, learn how we are all being and have been supremely deceived by various powers of commerce and government, learn how we are being and have been deceived into living in deathly states of fear–of terrorism, of surveillance, of government–and into thereby giving our power of individual thinking and consciousness away. We need to learn in order to live in open-eyed clarity and in order to take clear and positive action.

Your joy is your center, your anchor. Staying centered in who you are, you are laying claim to the brilliance and beauty of your individual being, you are laying claim to the power and sovereignty of your individual self.

You and I have tremendous power just as an individual. This is another one of those secrets suppressed and hidden from us by our education and by our worship of what is now becoming an antiquated science. This is the moment to take our power back. Claim your power as your own separate individual self. Centering yourself in yourself, stay engaged, stay aware–and take action.

Whether it’s signing a petition, writing a letter to an editor, or speaking out in your community against any kind of injustice, or just saving a moth that falls into your glass or feeding the local birds and squirrels or rescuing a dog or cat, let your centered-self guide you to positive action. We are existing all over the world in a state of corporate and government oppression, if we do not take action on all fronts, each of us, step by step, on all sides, we might as well keel over and say hello to the not-so-new world (dis) order we are being propelled toward.

It is Time for each of us to take action, and the fact is, every single one of us, taking centered, positive action will Inevitably affect our unified field and tilt us toward a brilliant, positive future. So please, consult your soul and your center and center yourself in your joy, but everyday, in some little individual way, please take positive action, knowing that even these, our smallest actions, do have an effect, and Will influence our future.

(For those of you politically and legally inclined, please do follow the West Virginia story and take action there.)

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Here is the first post under this header (Under Consciousness): Your Cool Calm Centered Intention Can Help Shape Our Collective Reality

Dr. Simon Atkins: What Can We Do About Creating a More Positive Future?

Inspiring video from Dr. Simon Atkins (posted in Feb, 2015), deconstructing the news and discussing how sending out positive energy–despite all the bad news everyday, the false flags, ISIS, the fear scenarios building around the memes of impending economic collapse, martial law, etc., the whole attempt via mainstream media propaganda to get us to sink into fear, apathy, and learned helplessness–looking everyday at positive, not negative, images, and building up one’s abundance, and placing one’s belief and energy in a positive future ahead of us is a powerful step toward making it happen.

From his website, Skyaia: “Dr. Simon Atkins is a climate risk economist, a planetary threat forecaster, solar expert, and energy medicine doctor. His new field is biometeoelectromagnetics™. Simon is also an informant for the People, a spiritual pacifist and modern-day monk. Call him a “compassionate fighter” for freedom, with a goal to move the planet forward.” Read more.

Note from Dr. Simon Atkins: Go to 37:30 on this video, that’s where it all starts (the positive future)…also: A positive future is all about shifting reality. The shift is all about humanity raising its vibration into 4th & 5th vibrational states. 4th dimensional thinking is about peace; 5th dimensional thinking is about love.  

Humanity is Waking Up: A Bright Future Ahead

John Whitehead: 10 Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up To Tyranny

Re-posted from Activist Post:

Sunday, June 28, 2015

10 Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up to Tyranny

By John W. Whitehead

Until they become conscious, they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled, they cannot become conscious.— George Orwell

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

It’s a shell game intended to keep us focused on and distracted by all of the politically expedient things that are being said—about militarized police, surveillance, and government corruption—while the government continues to frogmarch us down the road toward outright tyranny.

Unarmed citizens are still getting shot by militarized police trained to view them as the enemy and treated as if we have no rights. Despite President Obama’s warning that the nation needs to do some “soul searching” about issues such as race, poverty and the strained relationship between law enforcement and the minority communities they serve, police killings and racial tensions are at an all-time high. Just recently, in Texas, a white police officer was suspended after video footage showed him “manhandling, arresting and drawing his gun on a group of black children outside a pool party.”

Americans’ private communications and data are still being sucked up by government spy agencies. The USA Freedom Act was just a placebo pill intended to make us feel better without bringing about any real change. As Bill Blunden, a cybersecurity researcher and surveillance critic, points out, “The theater we’ve just witnessed allows decision makers to boast to their constituents about reforming mass surveillance while spies understand that what’s actually transpired is hardly major change.”

Taxpayer dollars are still being squandered on roads to nowhere, endless wars that do not make us safer, and bloated government agencies that should have been shut down long ago. A good example is the Transportation Security Administration, which, despite its $7 billion annual budget, has shown itself to be bumbling and ineffective.

And military drills are still being carried out on American soil under the pretext of training soldiers for urban warfare overseas. Southeastern Michigan, the site of one of the many military training drills taking place across the country this summer, has had Black Hawk helicopters buzzing its skies and soldiers dressed for combat doing night combat drills in abandoned buildings around the state.

In other words, freedom, or what’s left of it, is being threatened from every direction. The threats are of many kinds: political, cultural, educational, media, and psychological. However, as history shows us, freedom is not, on the whole, wrested from a citizenry. It is all too often given over voluntarily and for such a cheap price: safety, security, bread, and circuses.

This is part and parcel of the propaganda churned out by the government machine. That said, what we face today—mind manipulation and systemic violence—is not new. What is different are the techniques used and the large-scale control of mass humanity, coercive police tactics and pervasive surveillance. As we have seen with the erection of the electronic concentration camp, there is virtually no escaping the invisible prison surrounding us. Once upon a time, one could run and hide or duck into a cave, but that is no longer feasible as caves are quite scarce, and those running the camp have their eyes watching everything.

Moreover, we are presented with the illusion that we act of our own volition when most of the time we are being watched, prodded, and controlled. “The nature of psychological compulsion is such that those who act under constraint remain under the impression that they are acting on their own initiative,” Aldous Huxley stated. “The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible.”

In fact, with the merger of the Internet and the corporate state, unless you are alert and aware, it will be increasingly difficult to discern the difference between freedom and enslavement. With the methods of mind manipulation available to the corporate state, the very nature of democratic government has been changed. Again, as Aldous Huxley writes:

[T]he quaint old forms—elections, parliaments, Supreme Courts and all the rest will remain. The underlying substance will be a new kind of nonviolent totalitarianism. All the traditional names, all the hallowed slogans will remain exactly what they were in the good old days. Democracy and freedom will be the theme of every broadcast and editorial . . . Meanwhile the ruling oligarchy and its highly trained elite of soldiers, policemen, thought-manufacturers and mind-manipulators will quietly run the show as they see fit.

To many, the situation seems hopeless. But is it?

From the day you’re born until the day you die, the choices you exercise are very limited. You don’t choose to be born or choose what sex you are or who your parents are or where you live. When you are a child, you are told what to do, and when you enter school, you sit plastered to a desk and are taught what others demand you should know. Yes, the indoctrinating process begins on day one.

Then there are the rules, the endless rules. If you say the wrong word, write the wrong story or wear the wrong clothes, you can get thrown out of school or even arrested. You live where you are told and eat what others think you should eat. As you grow older, this list expands into employment, marriage and so on. In other words, your so-called reality is socially constructed. It is predetermined for you, and if you step out of line and disagree with what the current society deems proper, you will be ostracized. If you speak your mind to the governing authorities, you might find yourself behind bars.

The point is that in order to develop a compliant citizenry, people must be forced to live in a mental matrix of words, ideas, ideologies, and teachings that are designed to make us conform. “As the Matrix in the movie was used to facilitate the exploitation of humans,” writes author Henry H. Lindner, “so the current ideological Matrix was created for, and serves to exploit us, turning us into unthinking workers and consumers—slaves of the ruling elite who themselves are trapped in the Matrix.” In fact, “few of us are able to escape the Matrix. We do not even know it exists.”

For there to be any hope of real change, you’ll have to change how you think about yourself, your fellow human beings, freedom, society, and the government. This means freeing your mind, realizing the truth, and unlearning all the myths you have been indoctrinated with since the day you were able to comprehend language.

The following principles, taken from my new book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, may help any budding freedom fighters in the struggle to liberate themselves and our society.

First, we must come to grips with the reality that the present system does not foster freedom. It denies freedom and must be altered. “Our authoritarian system is based on cruelty and control—it increasingly drives natural love and feelings from our society and produces violence and greed,” Lindner recognizes. “Our society is deteriorating morally and intellectually. This system cannot be reformed.”

To start with, we must recognize that the government’s primary purpose is maintaining power and control. It’s an oligarchy composed of corporate giants wedded to government officials who benefit from the relationship. In other words, it is motivated by greed and exists to perpetuate itself. As George Orwell writes:

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. . . .. The object of power is power.

Second, voting is practically worthless. “In principle, it is a great privilege,” Aldous Huxley recognized. “In practice, as recent history has repeatedly shown, the right to vote, by itself, is no guarantee of liberty.”

We live in a secretive surveillance state that has virtually no accountability, transparency, or checks and balances of any kind. As Jordan Michael Smith, writing for the Boston Globe, concludes about the American government:

There’s the one we elect, and then there’s the one behind it, steering huge swaths of policy almost unchecked. Elected officials end up serving as mere cover for the real decisions made by the bureaucracy.

How many times have the various politicians, when running for office, lied about all they were going to do to bring hope and change to America? Once they get elected, what do they do? They do whatever the corporate powers want. Yes, the old boss is the same as the new boss. The maxim: power follows money.

Moreover, voting is a way to keep the citizenry pacified. However, many Americans intuitively recognize that something is wrong with the way the electoral process works and have withdrawn from the process. That’s why the government places so much emphasis on the reassurance ritual of voting. It provides the illusion of participation.

Third, question everything. Don’t assume anything government does is for the good of the citizenry. Again, that is not the purpose of modern government. It exists to perpetuate a regime. Remember the words of James Madison, considered the father of the U.S. Constitution: “All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.” Power corrupts. And as the maxim goes, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Fourth, materialism is a death knell to freedom. While it may be true that Americans are better off than citizens of other nations—we have jobs, food, entertainment, shopping malls, etc.—these are the trappings meant to anesthetize and distract us.

Like the dodo, any “bird that has learned how to grub up a good living without being compelled to use its wings will soon renounce the privilege of flight and remain forever grounded,” Huxley warned. “Same thing is true of human beings. If bread is supplied regularly and capaciously three times a day, many of them will be perfectly content to live by bread alone—or at least by bread and circuses alone.” Free as a bird, some say, but only if you’re willing to free your mind and sacrifice all for a dangerous concept—freedom.

In other words, the hope is that the cry of “‘give me television and hamburgers, but don’t bother me with the responsibilities of liberty,’ may give place, under altered circumstances, to the cry of ‘give me liberty or give me death.’” This is indeed dangerous freedom.

Fifth, there is little hope for any true resistance if you are mindlessly connected to the electronic concentration camp. Remember, what you’re being electronically fed by those in power is meant to pacify, distract, and control you. You can avoid mind manipulations to a large degree by greatly limiting your reliance on electronic devices—cell phones, laptops, televisions, and so on.

Sixth, an armed revolt will not work. Although we may have returned to a 1776 situation where we need to take drastic actions to restore freedom, this is not colonial America with its muskets and people’s armies. Local police departments have enough militarized firepower to do away with even a large-scale armed revolt. Even attempting to repel a SWAT team raid on your home is futile. You’ll get blown away.

Seventh, be wise and realize that there is power in numbers. Networks, coalitions, and movements can accomplish much—especially if their objectives are focused and practical—and they are very much feared by government authorities. That’s why the government is armed to the teeth and prepared to put down even small nonviolent protests.

Eighth, act locally but think nationally. The greatest impact can be had at local governing bodies such as city councils. Join together with friends and neighbors and start a Civil Liberties Oversight Committee. Regularly attend council meetings and demand that government corruption be brought under control and that police activities be brought under the scrutiny of local governing bodies and, thus, the citizenry.

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, for example, police were involved in 39 shootings dating back to 2010. After a 2014 police shooting of an unarmed homeless man camped out in a public park, residents engaged in nonviolent acts of civil disobedience to disrupt the normal functioning of the city government and demand that the police department be brought under control. Community activists actually went so far as to storm a city council meeting and announce that they would be performing a citizens’ arrest of the police chief, charging him with “harboring fugitives from justice at the Albuquerque police department” and “crimes against humanity.”

In Davis County, California, in August 2014, after a public uproar over the growing militarization of local police, council members ordered the police to find a way of getting rid of the department’s newly acquired MRAP tank. One man at the council meeting was quoted as saying: “I would like to say I do not suggest you take this vehicle and send it out of Davis, I demand it.”

Ninth, local towns, cities and states can nullify or say “no” to federal laws that violate the rights and freedoms of the citizenry. In fact, several states have passed laws stating that they will not comply with the National Defense Authorization Act which allows for the military to indefinitely detain (imprison) American citizens. Again, when and if you see such federal laws passed, gather your coalition of citizens and demand that your local town council nullify such laws. If enough towns and cities across the country would speak truth to power in this way, we might see some positive movement from the federal governmental machine.

Tenth, understand what freedom is all about. “Who were the first persons to get the unusual idea that being free was not only a value to be cherished but the most important thing that someone can possess?” asks Professor Orlando Patterson. “The answer in a word: slaves.”

Freedom arose from the hearts and minds of those who realized that they were slaves. It became a primary passion of those who were victims of slavery.

Some Americans are beginning to realize that they are slaves and that if they don’t act soon, they will find themselves imprisoned in the electronic concentration camp indefinitely. Mind you, there may not be any chains hanging from the dungeon walls, but it is a prison nonetheless, and we are, without a doubt, inmates serving life sentences.

Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute, where this article first appeared. He is the author of A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State and The Change Manifesto.

John W. Whitehead: Kick Open the Doorway to Liberty: What Are We Waiting For?

Reblogged from Desultory Heroics, original source The Rutherford Institute

By John W. Whitehead

Source: The Rutherford Institute

“The greatness of America lies in the right to protest for right.”—Martin Luther King Jr.

Everything this nation once stood for is being turned on its head.

Free speech, religious expression, privacy, due process, bodily integrity, the sanctity of human life, the sovereignty of the family, individuality, the right to self-defense, protection against police abuses, representative government, private property, human rights—the very ideals that once made this nation great—have become casualties of a politically correct, misguided, materialistic, amoral, militaristic culture.

Indeed, I’m having a hard time reconciling the America I know and love with the America being depicted in the daily news headlines, where corruption, cronyism and abuse have taken precedence over the rights of the citizenry and the rule of law.

What kind of country do we live in where it’s acceptable for police to shoot unarmed citizens, for homeowners to be jailed for having overgrown lawns (a Texas homeowner was actually sentenced to 17 days in jail and fined $1700 for having an overgrown lawn), for kids to be tasered and pepper sprayed for acting like kids at school (many are left with health problems ranging from comas and asthma to cardiac arrest), and for local governments to rake in hefty profits under the guise of traffic safety (NPR reports that police departments across the country continue to require quotas for arrests and tickets, a practice that is illegal but in effect)?

Why should we Americans have to put up with the government listening in on our phone calls, spying on our emails, subjecting us to roadside strip searches, and generally holding our freedoms hostage in exchange for some phantom promises of security?

 Please read the rest of the article here, at Desultory Heroics.