Redefining Food In 3-D


Lately, I have an uncanny knack to predict the future…

It is not anything so extraordinary as clairvoyance or mysticism; no special intelligence or inside knowledge needed. Just plain old comparative reasoning and logic while applying the predictive programming tactics used in every day media and print. Half the time it is just the simple task of removing the word “fiction” from the term science fiction and utilizing current data sets in a predicative way to see present and future innovations.

What was fiction yesterday is reality today. Robots and Robo-pets, laser guns, weather control, nano technology, cell phones (nothing if not the communicators from Star Trek), cloning, and other ideas that would have seemed ridiculous just 30 years ago are now common place today – even taken for granted – Horrors and atrocities that are somehow bypassing the moral compass and radar of the societal mass. Horror is entertainment; blood a sport; apocalypse and dystopia a popular genre. And one can certainly see that technology follows entertainment.

Of course when considering these inventions and advancements in technology, one must also add the variables of government support and control through R&D and stock investment with public funds into these corporate ventures, which bring us such things as space ships, laser guns, and radiation therapy – an oxymoron if ever there was one. These great advancements in technology are not created to simply and altruistically benefit mankind, but instead to control it and its commerce (“healing” by radiation is the law). Ideas are planned well in advanced of release; fictionalized, realized, patented, monopolized, and thrust upon the public – sometimes by force. And now the Supreme Court is due to decide on whether to allow corporations (and government itself) to patent and own human genes.

Before being released to the public as futuristic things and products, ideas are first introduced years or decades before production as science fiction in the media. Some are visualized through drawings or State Fair type festivals. Disney and its Epcot center is nothing but a hands-on billboard for mega-corporations and their future wares. And as we live and breath, science fiction is now playing itself out in realty as we see one of the most common of dystopian themes coming to pass before our very eyes. For the massive corporate structure always seems to win out over humanity and control every aspect of its livelihood, its food, and its shelter, with the protection of the main shareholder and regulator… the Government.

The corporation is taking over and becoming mother nature.

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What Is 3-D Printing?
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The first time I laid eyes upon a video of actual 3-D printing, I instinctively knew that the future had just arrived. The unbelievable had just become real, and our whole world was about to change. For this was the heart of the science that made fiction become reality, and it was being created right in front of me. If you haven’t seen this miraculous realization of science and fiction, and even if you have, these videos are a must watch!

This was my first view of what used to be the future:

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Here we see the future medical possibilities:

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It is important to understand the complexity of this technology by examining its potential through the eyes of a controlling oligarchy such as the United States and its corporate structure and trust. For instance, let’s say that this technology were to become a household item as common as the everyday refrigerator. Suddenly, instead of running to the store to purchase a new coffee-maker at retail prices, a person could simply print out a new one with his or her Acme Home 3-D Printer. A housewife might only need to buy a bag of powdered metal and a bag of powdered plastic when making her weekly trip to the store. Understanding that the “economy” is based on artificially created supply and demand that creates artificial price fluctuations which in turn create artificially inflated and deflated stock and commodity values in the markets makes the idea of home-printing an economy killer.

Cheap plastic crap would no longer need to be imported from China! Unemployment would skyrocket, for the concept of employment is based on red tape and redundancy – the bureaucracy of planned obsolescence in the marketplace and the servicing of money.

How could a corporation survive if its products could be copied and re-created on demand via an inexpensive and mass-produced replicator? Clothing, shoes, jewelry, silverware, tools, furniture, and even bicycles could be replicated in color with working moving parts and without ever having to leave the home. Eventually, automobiles and lawnmowers would be ready at the press of the print button.

Imagine what this would do to the concept of manufacturing and retailing corporations! For there would be only one product that everyone would need to create anything that any corporation could manufacture. And the great and usurious industries that create the power structure of government and corporations would as a result loose all power. The fictitious stock market would necessarily crash, and for-profit wars would become meaningless.

In essence, this means that the corporate government must control this technology in order to maintain control over the people.

Now that 3-D priniting has been introduced as the way of the future, the first wave of propaganda has also been introduced with the ultimate goal being one of suppression and control of 3 and 4-D printing. For these scientific miracle machines have already been labeled as terrorists. They can print and produce guns, and therefore must be controlled and restricted due to the possibility of crime, or pre-crime.

It is not so much the fact that guns can be printed in these machines, it is the fact that unregistered guns can be printed without serial numbers and without regulation.

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This takes the control right out of government hands. And this means that a whole new infrastructure of registration, regulation, control, and tyranny must be set into place lest government become obsolete in its monopoly of products and services at the barrel of a gun to the people.

And so, before the rampant free range production of things causes a total economic collapse due to 3-d printing, the gun and bomb-printing propaganda as well as intellectual property campaigns will no doubt take center stage in the fight to completely regulate and centralized the 3-D printing markets into a government induced and protected corporate monopoly – where 3-D printing will become illegal without a license to own and print.

For government can only control what it outlaws… eventually offering a limited license to commit the illegal act of 3-D printing of only government-approved and corporately monopolized and blueprinted products.

In this way, the beautiful and un-enslaving future that is possible with this technology can easily become the dystopian future of control and dependence on government and corporations that science fiction writers of the past have penned for decades.

For government and the powers that be… dystopia is utopia.

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The Future Science Of Food
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As I watched for the first time the creation of a working tool in a 3-D printer, I somehow instinctively knew that this technology would eventually be used to produce food by simply replacing the metallic or plastic-based powder with some form of mineral enhanced protein powder. For this is the simple science of fiction. And just as I had imagined in my own mind, I knew that the producers, retailers, and marketers of that food-like product would certainly need to redefine just what exactly the word “food” means, and what exactly is considered as “eatable”.

And now, just a couple of years after I glimpsed my first impossibly fictional yet real 3-d Printer, a new article has came out about NASA and its search for the 3-D Food Replicator.

My first thought as I was reading this article was to speculate that the recent media villainy of regular 3-D printers as creators of firearms was again to create the perceived need for security, registration, and regulation, so as to not let the public get their hands on them. After all, if someone can just push a button and create a hammer or working crescent wrench, Government’s investment held corporations like Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Sears might just go out of business. The monopolies can’t have that now, can they?

And if food was available at the touch of a button…?

The fictional and scientific concept of digitally “printing” food is not new. Food replicators were a mainstay of the 1960′ television show Star Trek. In the now cult classic The Matrix, food comes out of a spigot attached to metallic dispenser: a “white, semi-translucent, gelatinous substance” described as a single-celled protein with all the vitamins, minerals, and amino acids a person needs – with a consistency compared to “runny eggs” or “a bowl of snot”.

But hey, they can make people love snot!

We’ve already learned to love our own debt, slavery, dependence, irresponsibility, and lack of integrity – or at least to accept it as normal. So why couldn’t we learn to eat something that, even though it doesn’t resemble food, is defined by the FDA as food? I’m sure eventually they will make it look and taste like a big juicy steak with mashed potatoes – just like in the construct of The Matrix. We are just in the beginning stages after all!

Note: The fictional scientific “Matrix” machines actually fed the remains of other dead humans to the alive humans (commodities) plugged in to the machines, which is also a “fictional” plot of movies such as “Soylent Green” and more recently “Cloud Atlas”. In reality, this cannibalism has been implemented for decades through vaccinations and other inject-able medicines that deliver human and animal DNA and proteins into the human body.

Twinkies are considered food. Bugs and mold wont touch McDonald’s fries and hamburger buns and rats would rather starve than eat them, yet they are sold to us as eatable products. The doughy pulp that makes up “mechanically separated chicken” must be flavored to taste like chicken after a chemical dump of ingreedients are used to treat the substance. The ingredients list on the typical processed food packaging reads like a toxic waste dump of chemicals and flavorings – taste-enhancers to make poison taste like actual food.

And the FDA approves these food-like substances as food.

With 3-D printing, the very molecular structure of  “food” must be altered and reassembled. This substance goes beyond genetic manipulation and cannot by its artificial nature ever be truly organic – even when using organic ingredients.

Of course, the FDA decides what is organic and what isn’t.

Here is the new future of food:

Imagine this as dinner – flavored and enhanced bug powder in 3-dimentional shapes.

I wonder if this machine can print a rolled joint…?

Let’s read what the articles says:

Anjan Contractor’s 3D food printer might evoke visions of the “replicator” popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor’s company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer.

But Contractor, a mechanical engineer with a background in 3D printing, envisions a much more mundane—and ultimately more important—use for the technology. He sees a day when every kitchen has a 3D printer, and the earth’s 12 billion people feed themselves customized, nutritionally-appropriate meals synthesized one layer at a time, from cartridges of powder and oils they buy at the corner grocery store. Contractor’s vision would mean the end of food waste, because the powder his system will use is shelf-stable for up to 30 years, so that each cartridge, whether it contains sugars, complex carbohydrates, protein or some other basic building block, would be fully exhausted before being returned to the store.

Ubiquitous food synthesizers would also create new ways of producing the basic calories on which we all rely. Since a powder is a powder, the inputs could be anything that contain the right organic molecules. We already know that eating meat is environmentally unsustainable, so why not get all our protein from insects?

If eating something spat out by the same kind of 3D printers that are currently being used to make everything from jet engine parts to fine art doesn’t sound too appetizing, that’s only because you can currently afford the good stuff, says Contractor. That might not be the case once the world’s population reaches its peak size peak size, probably sometime near the end of this century.

“I think, and many economists think, that current food systems can’t supply 12 billion people sufficiently,” says Contractor. “So we eventually have to change our perception of what we see as food.

If Contractor’s utopian-dystopian vision of the future of food ever comes to pass, it will be an argument for why space research isn’t a complete waste of money. His initial grant from NASA, under its Small Business Innovation Research program, is for a system that can print food for astronauts on very long space missions. For example, all the way to Mars.

“Long distance space travel requires 15-plus years of shelf life,” says Contractor. “The way we are working on it is, all the carbs, proteins and macro and micro nutrients are in powder form. We take moisture out, and in that form it will last maybe 30 years.”

Pizza is an obvious candidate for 3D printing because it can be printed in distinct layers, so it only requires the print head to extrude one substance at a time. Contractor’s “pizza printer” is still at the conceptual stage, and he will begin building it within two weeks. It works by first “printing” a layer of dough, which is baked at the same time it’s printed, by a heated plate at the bottom of the printer. Then it lays down a tomato base, “which is also stored in a powdered form, and then mixed with water and oil,” says Contractor.

Finally, the pizza is topped with the delicious-sounding “protein layer,” which could come from any source, including animals, milk or plants.

Link–> http://qz.com/86685/the-audacious-plan-to-end-hunger-with-3-d-printed-food/

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Insect powder anyone?

Feeling hungry? Just push the print button.

Feeling sad because you haven’t been able to afford a genetically modified and patented apple in 10 years and fruit trees were outlawed? Just print an apple-flavored biscuit and take a printed happy pill from your 3-D printer. For in the future, drugs and pharmaceuticals will no doubt have a marketplace in home-printing as well…

Under the guise of feeding the hungry, a technological tyranny is born and sold as a contribution to mankind. Of course, the wealthy rely on the starvation and poverty of others to maintain their wealth, which cannot exist without its equal and opposite reaction of poverty.

Dystopia is being written now, on the main page of the news, and it is being hailed as the way of the future.

For in the future, I predict that 3-D printing will be illegal without permission. I predict that designs will be regulated and limited by government. I predict the need for “labor-ready” people will diminish as this technology dominates the markets, creating a moral purpose for depopulation by those who advocate it. I predict that a new and even more sinister form of food dependence will be implemented as GMO foods are created and patented to replace real ones, becoming the only monopolized and approved powder available for food printing. And I predict that this is the way of the new world order – complete control over food.

Or maybe this is all just science fiction…

I’m gonna go eat lunch while I can!

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–Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
–Monday, May 27th, 2013

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Dude, That Isn’t Wax On Your Apple!


Fancy yourself a vegetarian or vegan?

Think that the label that says “organically grown” has anything to do with the packaging, storage, and transport of that product to stores?

What if I told you that cow, pig, and chicken collagen is now used in place of wax on your fruits and vegetables, among many other  things much worse than you can probably imagine?

And what if then I told you, as with most atrocities that happen now-a-days, that this is all approved by the FDA…

Since the early 12th century, there has been a tradition of applying wax onto the skins of fruits and vegetables for longer storage life. Today, that tradition is being carried on with a whole new generation of chemicals and compounds that are genetically designed to accomplish the same goal. But in these modern times, the health and well-being of the consumer of that apple is not necessarily the goal of this unnatural, inorganic process.

Bottom line… your produce is being dipped and sprayed with an experimental host of holy horrors in the name of “food safety” and longer shelf-life. Prepare yourself to be shocked and amazed that our Federal agency that is designed to protect us, the Food and Drug Administration, is allowing these dangerous and unhealthy practices to be perpetrated on an unwitting public, all in the name of profits.

This video was recently posted to Youtube, showing a woman peeling off of her freshly bought supermarket romaine lettuce what appears to be a plastic coating, similar to the type one would peal off of the screen of a new electronic gadget. She has no idea what she has discovered…

Now, while this seems to be an almost incredible and hard to believe hoax, the truth is even stranger. Please read on…

For those of you that know of my writing, you know that I like to get right down to the nitty-gritty… the primary source. And so we will go right to what the FDA has to say about what this strange plastic-like substance is, and whether or not it approves of such food handling practices (which it does).

Here is the link for the FDA’s website, entitled:

“Chapter VI. Microbiological Safety of Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce – Analysis and Evaluation of Preventive Control Measures for the Control and Reduction/Elimination of Microbial Hazards on Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce”.

New Link (July 2016): http://www.fda.gov/food/foodscienceresearch/safepracticesforfoodprocesses/ucm091368.htm

Old Broken Link: http://www.fda.gov/Food/ScienceResearch/ResearchAreas/SafePracticesforFoodProcesses/ucm091368.htm

Wow! That sounds so wonderfully official and scientific, doesn’t it?

So what are these “preventative control measures” as referred to in this report?

Well, for our purposes, since these measures are actually edible, let’s explore what the FDA approves for our fruits and vegetables to be dipped in and sprayed with for our own “safety”…

The report states:

This chapter addresses the use of modified atmosphere packaging and controlled atmosphere packaging for the preservation of fresh produce. There have been great technological advances in this area of preservation, particularly as it refers to improving the quality and shelf-stability of highly perishable food products, such as produce. However, when using these technologies, careful attention must be paid to the effect on the survival and growth of pathogenic organisms. This chapter focuses on food safety aspects of packaging technologies that are either commercially available or under investigation…

Over the past 20 years, there has been an enormous increase in the demand for fresh fruit and vegetable products that has required the industry to develop new and improved methods for maintaining food quality and extending shelf life…

One of the areas of research that has shown promise, and had success, is that of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP). This technique involves either actively or passively controlling or modifying the atmosphere surrounding the product within a package made of various types and/or combinations of films. In North America, one of the first applications of this technology for fresh-cut produce was introduced by McDonald’s (Brody 1995), which used MAP of lettuce in bulk-sized packages to distribute the product to retail outlets…

A modified atmosphere can be defined as one that is created by altering the normal composition of air (78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 0.03% carbon dioxide and traces of noble gases) to provide an optimum atmosphere for increasing the storage length and quality of food/produce (Moleyar and Narasimham 1994; Phillips 1996). This can be achieved by using controlled atmosphere storage (CAS) and/or active or passive modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).

The numerous film types used in MAP are listed in Table VI-2 (see below), and some commercially available MAP systems are listed in Table VI-3. Oxygen, CO2, and N2, are most often used in MAP/CAS (Parry 1993; Phillips 1996). Other gases such as nitrous and nitric oxides, sulphur dioxide, ethylene, chlorine (Phillips 1996), as well as ozone and propylene oxide (Parry 1993) have been suggested and investigated experimentally.

So was that plastic looking film being peeled off of that supermarket lettuce above actually one of many forms of modified atmosphere packaging? Was it dipped in or sprayed by a “MAP” chemical compound for “food safety”?

Lets read further into this FDA report…

1.3. Films used in MAP

Edible biodegradable coatings are yet another variant of the smart film technology, where a film is used as a coating and applied directly on the food…

The use of MAP for whole and fresh-cut produce involves careful selection of the film and package type for each specific product and package size . Effective MAP of produce requires consideration of the optimal gas concentration, product respiration rate, gas diffusion through the film, as well as the optimal storage temperature in order to achieve the most benefit for the product and consumer. In addition, when selecting an appropriate film, one has to take into account the protection provided, as well as the strength, sealability and clarity, machineability, ability to label, and the gas gradient formed by the closed film (Zagory 1995).

Recently, the long list of films and commercially available MAP systems has been augmented with the conception of both smart and edible packaging systems (Guilbert and others 1996; Phillips 1996). “Smart” or “intelligent” packaging is being used in the fresh-cut industry and includes indicators of time and temperature, gas composition, seal leakage, and food safety and quality (Rooney 2000). Some intelligent systems alter package oxygen and /or carbon dioxide permeability by sensing and responding to changes in temperature. Other smart films incorporate chemicals into packets placed in the packaging system, with no contact with the product; an example would be the use of O2 scavengers with O2 indicators. Another type of smart film, developed with food safety in mind, is currently undergoing testing. This novel system, when incorporated into a packaging film, uses an antibody detection system to detect pathogens, and expresses a positive finding as a symbol on the surface of the package, thereby alerting food handlers to the presence of pathogens. Although this technology shows promise, it is still in its infancy and comprehensive assessments have yet to be performed. Several limitations have been suggested with this technology; for example, it would not likely be able to detect pathogens at concentrations below 104 CFU/g or cm2 and would not detect pathogens within the product.

Edible biodegradable coatings are yet another variant of the smart film technology, where a film is used as a coating and applied directly on the food (Guilbert and others 1996; Francis and others 1999). Wax has been used in China since the 12th and 13th centuries as an edible coating to retard desiccation of citrus fruits, and in the last 30 years, edible films and coatings made from a variety of compounds have been reported. Guilbert and others (1996) and Baldwin (1994) have extensively reviewed some of the newer edible films (see Tables VI-3 and VI-5). These films are gaining popularity due to both environmental pollution and food safety concerns (Padgett and others 1998). However, a number of problems have also been associated with edible coatings. For example, modification of the internal gas composition of the product due to high CO2 and low O2 can cause problems such as anaerobic fermentation of apples and bananas, rapid weight loss of tomatoes, elevated levels of core flush for apples, rapid decay in cucumbers, and so on (Park and others 1994).

Edible films may consist of four basic materials: lipids, resins, polysaccharides and proteins (Baldwin and others 1995). Plasticizers such as glycerol as well as cross-linking agents, antimicrobials, antioxidants, and texture agents can be added to customize the film for a specific use (Guilbert and others 1996). Plasticizers have the specific effect of increasing water vapor permeability. Therefore, their addition must be considered when calculating the desired water vapor properties of each specific film, since too much moisture can create ideal growth conditions for some foodborne pathogens. The most common plasticizer used to cast edible films is food-grade polyethylene glycol, which is used to reduce film brittleness (Koelsch 1994).

What is polyethylene glycol?

Link – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyethylene_glycol – which causes nephrotoxicity (renal problems)

Link – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nephrotoxicity

What is a plasticizer?

Plasticizers (UK = plasticisers) or dispersants are additives that increase the plasticity or fluidity of a material. The dominant applications are for plastics, especially polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The properties other materials are also improved when blended plasticizers including concrete, clays, and related products. The worldwide market for plasticizers in 2000 was estimated to be several million tons per year.

Plasticizers work by embedding themselves between the chains of polymers, spacing them apart (increasing the “free volume”), and thus significantly lowering the glass transition temperature for the plastic and making it softer. For plastics such as PVC, the more plasticizer added, the lower its cold flex temperature will be. This means that it will be more flexible and its durability will increase as a result of it. Some plasticizers evaporate and tend to concentrate in an enclosed space; the “new car smell” is caused mostly by plasticizers evaporating from the car interior.

Plasticizers make it possible to achieve improved compound processing characteristics, while also providing flexibility in the end-use product… Plasticizers also function as softeners, extenders, and lubricants, and play a significant role in rubber manufacturing.

Other uses include:

  • Phthalate-based plasticizers are used in situations where good resistance to water and oils is required. Some common phthalate plasticizers are:
    • Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), used in construction materials and medical devices
    • Diisononyl phthalate (DINP), found in garden hoses, shoes, toys, and building materials
    • Bis(n-butyl)phthalate (DnBP, DBP), used for cellulose plastics, food wraps, adhesives, perfumes, and cosmetics – about a third of nail polishes, glosses, enamels, and hardeners contain it, together with some shampoos, sunscreens, skin emollients, and insect repellents
    • Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBzP) is found in vinyl tiles, traffic cones, food conveyor belts, artificial leather, and plastic foams
    • Diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), used for insulation of wires and cables, car undercoating, shoes, carpets, pool liners
    • Di-n-octyl phthalate (DOP or DnOP), used in flooring materials, carpets, notebook covers, and high explosives, such as Semtex (plastic explosive). Together with DEHP it was the most common plasticizers, but now is suspected of causing cancer
    • Diisooctyl phthalate (DIOP), all-purpose plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride, polyvinyl acetate, rubbers, cellulose plastics, and polyurethane.
    • Diethyl phthalate (DEP)
    • Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)
    • Di-n-hexyl phthalate, used in flooring materials, tool handles, and automobile parts
    • and on and on…

Continued…

Lipids, or waxes and oils, and resins such as shellac and wood rosin have been widely used for intact fruits and vegetables in two distinct forms, laminates and emulsions (Baldwin and others 1995). Lipid-based edible barriers are known for their low water vapor permeabilities. Koelsch (1994) found that the water vapor permeability of a cellulose-based emulsion barrier is dependent on the lipid moiety used; a minimum permeability can be achieved when stearic acid is used as the lipid. This is due to the effective barrier formed by stearic acid through an interlocking network. However, lipid-based edible films also require a support matrix to reduce brittleness, and have difficulty adhering to the hydrophilic cut surfaces of fruits and vegetables (Koelsch 1994; Baldwin and others 1995). Some of the most common compounds used for support matrices are modified celluloses of hydroxypropylmethyl, ethyl and methylcellulose, chitosan and whey protein isolate (WPI; Koelsch 1994).

*** Authors note: Steric acid is also known as tallow (animal and plant fatty acids used in the production of soap).

In general, polysaccharides such as cellulose, pectin, starch, carrageenan, and chitosan, can adhere to cut surfaces of produce and effectively allow gas transfer; however, they are not effective moisture barriers. Due to their CO2 and O2 permeabilities, polysaccharide-based films allow the creation of desirable modified atmospheres, an attractive advantage over plastic or shrink wrap MAP which can be labor intensive, expensive and environmentally harmful (Baldwin and others 1995). A number of cellulose derived coatings are available commercially, most taking advantage of the modified atmosphere effect of the barriers. Pro-long (Courtaulds Group, London) and Semperfresh (Surface Systems International, Ltd., Oxfordshire, U.K.) are examples of water-soluble composite coatings comprised of the sodium salt of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and sucrose fatty acid ester emulsifiers (Baldwin and others 1995). Their properties are discussed in Table VI-6. A newer product called “Snow-White,” based on sucrose esters of fatty acids, has also been used to combat oxidative browning in the potato industry. Nature-Seal is a polysaccharide-based surface treatment that uses cellulose derivatives as film formers, but unlike Semperfresh and Pro-long, does not contain sucrose fatty acid esters. Nature-Seal is a browning inhibitor that is applied as a dip or spray and has been shown to delay ripening of whole fruits and vegetables, and to retard discoloration of peeled carrots and cut mushrooms.

*** Authors note: Sucrose is the organic compound commonly known as table sugar and sometimes called saccharose. This is the kind of processed sugar many health conscious people avoid, and which diabetics aren’t supposed to consume, though the natural sugars in fresh fruit is acceptable for diabetics. This is a blatantly deceiving practice.

Finally, proteins such as casein, soy, and zein, can also adhere to hydrophilic cut produce surfaces and are easily modified to form films; however, they also allow water diffusion (Baldwin and others 1995). Unlike lipid-based barriers, protein-based barriers do not require the addition of a support matrix, since the protein acts as both the water vapor barrier and structural component of the film (Koelsch 1994). Park and others (1994) reported the successful application of a corn-zein film to extend the shelf life of tomatoes. Color change, loss of firmness, and weight loss during storage were delayed, and shelf life was extended by 6 d in comparison to untreated tomatoes. The corn-zein product used in the above study was a commercial product that was brushed onto the tomatoes (Regular Grade F4000, INC Biomedicals, Inc.), and consisted of 54 g of corn-zein, 14 g of glycerine, and 1 g of citric acid dissolved in 260 g of ethanol. Park and others (1994) did not comment on the use of citric acid in the film solution; however, others have found that edible films composed of zein were more successful in preventing the rancidity of nuts when citric acid was added (Guilbert and others 1996).

*** Author’s note: Ethanol, also called ethyl alcohol, pure alcohol, grain alcohol, or drinking alcohol, is a volitile, flammable, colorless liquid. It is a psychoactive drug and one of the oldest recreational drugs. Best known as the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, it is also used in thermometers, as a solvent, and as a fuel. In common usage, it is often referred to simply as alcohol or spirits.

In order to obtain an edible film that incorporates all the best qualities of these four basic materials, as well as fulfilling the specific conditions for each fruit or vegetable, manufacturers are now producing films comprised of different combinations. Some of the advantages and disadvantages of the four basic edible film barriers, as well as combinations thereof, are listed in Table VI-5 (discussed below).

Here is Table VI-3:

“Commercially available modified atmosphere packaging systems for small and large quantities of produce”

Edible Films1
TAL Pro-Long (Courtaulds Group) Blend of sucrose esters of fatty acids and sodium carboxymethylcellulose; depresses internal O2 and is edible. Pears
Nutri-Save N, O-carboxymethychitosan edible film. Pears, apples
Semperfresh, Nu-Coat Fo, Ban-seel, Brilloshine, Snow-White and White Wash products (Surface Systems Intl. Ltd.) Sucrose ester based fruit coatings with sodium carboxymethyl cellulose products manufactured exclusively from food ingredients available in dip or spray. Most fruits and vegetables, processed and whole potatoes (Snow-White and White-Wash)
PacRite products (American Machinery Corp.) Variety of products, water-based carnauba-shellac emulsions, shellac and resin water emulsions, water-based mineral oil fatty acid emulsions, and so forth. Apples, citrus, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, squash, peaches, plums, nectarines
Fresh-Cote product line (Agri-Tech Inc.) Variety of products including; shellac-based, carnauba-based and oil emulsion edible films. Apples, pears, eggplant, tomatoes, cucumbers, stone fruits
Vector 7, Apl-Brite 300C, Citrus-Brite 300C (Solutec Corp.) Vector 7 is a shellac-based film with morpholine; the Apl-Brite and Citrus-Brite are carnuba-based films. Apples and citrus fruits
Primafresh Wax (S.C. Johnson) Carnauba-based wax emulsion. Apples, citrus and other firm-surfaced fruit
Shield-Brite products (Pace Intl. Shield-Brite) Shellac, carnauba, natural wax and vegetable oil/wax and xanthan gum products. Citrus, pears, stone fruit
Sta-Fresh Products (Food Machinery Corp.) Natural, synthetic, and modified natural resin products and combinations thereof. Citrus, apples, stone fruits, pomegranates, tomatoes, pineapple, cantaloupes, and sweet potatoes
Fresh Wax products (Fresh Mark Corp.) Shellac and wood resin, oxidized polyethylene wax, white oil/paraffin wax products. Citrus, cantaloupes, pineapples, apples, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes and other vegetables
Brogdex Co. products Carnauba wax emulsions with or without fungicides, emulsion wax, high shine wax, water-based emulsion wax, carnauba-based emulsion, vegetable oil, resin-based and concentrated polyethylene emulsion wax products. Apples, melons, bananas, avocado, chayote, papaya, mango, pineapple, citrus, stone fruits.
FreshSealTM (Planet Polymer Technologies Inc. has licensed CPG Technologies of Agway, Inc. to produce) A patented coating that slows the ripening process by controlling the O2 and CO2 and water vapor flowing in and out of the product. It can be tailored to the individual respiration rates of different fruit and vegetable varieties. Currently available for avocado, cantaloupe, mangoes and papaya. Use on limes, pineapples and bananas is currently under investigation.
Nature-SealTM , AgriCoat (Mantrose Bradshaw Zinsser Group) Composite polysaccharide-based coating using cellulose derivatives as film formers. Sliced apples, carrots, peppers, onions, lettuce, pears, avocados, sliced bananas
Intelligent Systems
Activated Earth Films Typically polyethylene bags with powdered clay material made of powdered aluminum silicates, incorporated into the film matrix. Possibly reduces ethylene concentration by facilitating its diffusion out of the bag. Variable
Temperature Responsive Films (Landec Labs) Films increase their gas permeabilities in response to temperature increases as well as increases in respiration. Stabilizes the modified atmosphere so it remains the same under various temperatures. Specific for each product
CO2 Scavengers FreshLock (Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co.), Verifrais (Codimer Tournessi, Gujan-Mestras) Sachet type product which is placed directly in the package and absorbs both carbon dioxide and oxygen. Fruits and vegetables, coffee
Ethylene absorbents Ethysorb (StayFresh Ltd), Ageless C (Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company), Freshkeep (Kurarey), Acepack (nippon Greener), Peakfresh (Klerk Plastic Industrie, Chantler Packaging Inc.) Sachet type product which is placed directly in the package and absorbs ethylene. They are composed of a variety of products such as aluminum oxide, potassium permanganate, activated carbon, and silicon dioxide. Fruits and vegetables
Antimicrobial Films-unsure of commercial availability

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So let’s take a look at what some of these “food safety” MAP products actually are, as listed in the above table:

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Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug, on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It is processed and sold as dry flakes which are dissolved in ethyl alcohol to make liquid shellac, which is used as a brush-on colorant, food glaze and wood finish. Shellac functions as a tough natural primer, sanding sealant, tannin-blocker, odour-blocker, stain, and high-gloss varnish. Shellac was once used in electrical applications as it possesses good insulation qualities and it seals out moisture. Phonograph (gramaphone) records were also made of it during the pre-1950s, 78-rpm recording era.

Shellac is one of the few historically appropriate finishes (including casein paint, spar varnishes, boiled linseed oil and lacquer) for early 20th-century hardwood floors, and wooden wall and ceiling paneling.

From the time it replaced oil and wax finishes in the 19th century, shellac was one of the dominant wood finishes in the western world until it was replaced by nitrocellulose lacquer in the 1920s and 1930s.

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shellac)

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Morpholine is a common additive, in parts per million concentrations, for pH adjustment in both fossil fuel and nuclear power plant steam systems. Morpholine is used because its volatility is about the same as  water, so once it is added to the water, its concentration becomes distributed rather evenly in both the water and steam phases. Its pH adjusting qualities then become distributed throughout the steam plant to provide corrosion protection. Morpholine is often used in conjunction with low concentrations of hydrazine or ammonia to provide a comprehensive all-volatile treatment chemistry for corrosion protection for the steam systems of such plants. Morpholine decomposes reasonably slowly in the absence of oxygen at the high temperatures and pressures in these steam systems.

The European Union has forbidden the use of Morpholine in fruit coating.

Morpholine is widely used in the USA, Canada, Australia and other parts of the world as a food additive for use as a component or coating for fruits and vegetables. However, the use of Morpholine is prohibited in the European Union, those countries where its use is permitted are fully aware of these restrictions. Consequently, they have strict protocols to ensure waxes containing Morpholine are not used for fruit destined for the UK and the EU.

Morpholine is not permitted in Europe because it is known to be a precursor of N-nitrosomorpholine, a carcinogen.

(Source: http://www.salltd.co.uk/news_item.jsp?file=2010-09-29%20Morpholine%20residues%20detected%20in%20apples%20from%20Chile.html)

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morpholine)

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Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) or cellulose gum is a synthesized cellulose derivative.

CMC is used in “food science” as a viscosity modifier or thickener, and to stabilize emulsions in various products including  ice cream.  As a food additive, it has E number E466. It is also a constituent of many non-food products, such as K-Y Jelly, toothpaste, laxatives, diet pills, water-based paints, detergents, textile sizing and various  paper products. It is used primarily because it has high viscosity, is non-toxic, and is hypoallergenic. In laundry detergents it is used as a soil suspension polymer designed to deposit onto cotton and other cellulosic fabrics creating a negatively charged barrier to soils in the wash solution. CMC is used as a lubricant in non-volitile eye-drops (artificial tears). Sometimes it is methyl cellulose (MC) which is used, but its non-polar methyl groups (-CH3) do not add any solubility or chemical reactivity to the base cellulose.

Following the initial reaction the resultant mixture produces approximately 60% CMC plus 40% salts (sodium chloride and sodium glycolate). This product is the so-called Technical CMC which is used in detergents. A further purification process is used to remove these salts to produce pure CMC which is used for food, pharmaceutical and dentifrice (toothpaste) applications. An intermediate “semi-purified” grade is also produced, typically used in paper applications.

CMC is also used in pharmaceuticals as a thickening agent. CMC is also used in the oil drilling industry as an ingredient of drilling mud, where it acts as a viscosity modifier and water retention agent. Poly-anionic cellulose or PAC is derived from CMC and is also used in oilfield practice.

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Paraffin – medicinal liquid paraffin is used to aid bowel movement in persons suffering chronic constipation; it passes through the gastrointestinal tract without itself being taken into the body, but it limits the amount of water removed from the stool. In the food industry, where it may be called “wax”, it can be used as a lubricant in mechanical mixing, applied to baking tins to ensure that loaves are easily released when cooked and as a coating for fruit or other items requiring a “shiny” appearance for sale.

It is often used in infrared spectroscopy, as it has a relatively uncomplicated IR spectrum. When the sample to be tested is made into a mull (a very thick paste), liquid paraffin is added so it can be spread on the transparent (to infrared) mounting plates to be tested.

Mineral oil has also seen widespread use in biotechnology for preventing the evaporation of small volumes of liquid during heating. Polymerase chain-reaction samples may need to be overlaid with a layer of mineral oil to prevent evaporation during the high heat (95 °C) required to denature DNA.

Paraffin wax as a food grade substance is used in:

  • Shiny coating used in candy-making; although edible, it is non-digestible, passing right through the body without being broken down
  • Coating for many kinds of hard cheese, like Edam cheese
  • Sealant for jars, cans, and bottles
  • Chewing gum additive

It is also used for:

  • Candle-making
  • Coatings for waxed paper or cloth
  • Investment casting
  • Anti-caking agent, moisture repellent, and dust-binding coatings for fertilizers
  • Agent for preparation of specimens for histology
  • Bullet lubricant – with other ingredients, such as olive oil and beeswax
  • Crayons
  • Solid propellant for hybrid rocket motors
  • Component of surf-wax, used for grip on surfboards in surfing
  • Component of glide wax, used on skies and snowboards
  • Friction-reducer, for use on handrails and cement ledges, commonly used in skateboarding
  • Ink. Used as the basis for solid ink different color blocks of wax for thermal printers. The wax is melted and then sprayed on the paper producing images with a shiny surface
  • Microwax: food additive, a glazing agent with E number E905
  • Forensics aid: the nitrate test uses paraffin wax to detect nitrates and nitrites on the hand of a shooting suspect
  • Antiozonant agents: blends of paraffin and micro waxes are used in rubber compounds to prevent cracking of the rubber; the antiozonant waxes can be produced from synthetic waxes, FT wax, and Fischer Tropsch wax
  • Mechanical thermostats and actuators, as an expansion medium for activating such devices
  • “Potting” guitar pickups, which reduces microphonic feedback caused from the subtle movements of the pole pieces
  • “Potting” of local oscillator coils to prevent microphonic frequency modulation in low end FM radios.
  • Wax baths for beauty and therapy purposes
  • Thickening agent in many Paintballs, as used by Crayola
  • An effective, although comedogenic, moisturizer in toiletries and cosmetics such as Vaseline
  • Prevents oxidation on the surface of polished steel and iron

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraffin)

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N(6)-Carboxymethyllysine (CML), also known as N(epsilon)-(carboxymethyl)lysine, is an advanced glycation endproduct (AGE). CML has been the most used marker for AGEs in food analysis.

An advanced glycation end-product (AGE) is the result of a chain of chemical reactions after an initial glycation reaction. Side products generated in intermediate steps may be oxidizing agents (such as hydrogen peroxide), or not (such as beta amyloid proteins). “Glycosylation” is sometimes used for “glycation” in the literature, usually as ‘non-enzymatic glycosylation.’

AGEs may be formed external to the body (exogenously) by heating (e.g., cooking);or inside the body (endogenously) through normal metabolism and aging. Under certain pathologic conditions (e.g., oxidative stress due to hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes), AGE formation can be increased beyond normal levels. AGEs are now known to play a role as proinflammatory mediators in gestational diabetes as well.

The formation and accumulation of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) has been implicated in the progression of age-related diseases. AGEs have been implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease,cardiovascular disease,and stroke.The mechanism by which AGEs induce damage is through a process called cross-linking that causes intracellular damage and apoptosis.They form photosensitizers in the crystalline lens, which has implications for cataract development.Reduced muscle function is also associated with AGEs.

AGEs may be less, or more, reactive than the initial sugars they were formed from. They are absorbed by the body during digestion with about 30% efficiency. Many cells in the body (for example, endothelial cells, smooth muscle, and cells of the immune system)from tissue such as lung, liver, kidney, and peripheral blood bear the Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products (RAGE) that, when binding AGEs, contributes to age- and diabetes-related chronic inflammatory diseases such atherosclerosis, asthma, arthritis, myocardial infarction, nephropathy, retinopathy, periodontis, and neuropathy.. There may be some chemicals, such as aminoguanidine, that limit the formation of AGEs by reacting with 3-deoxyglucosone.

The total state of oxidative and peroxidative stress on the healthy body, and the accumulation of AGE-related damage is proportional to the dietary intake of exogenous (preformed) AGEs, the consumption of sugars with a propensity towards glycation such as fructose and galactose. (So naturally, this AGE is used to coat fructose engorged fruit!!! Real safe…)

AGEs affect nearly every type of cell and molecule in the body, and are thought to be one factor in aging and some age-related chronic diseases.They are also believed to play a causative role in the vascular complications of diabetes mellitus.

They have a range of pathological effects, including increasing vascular permeability, inhibition of vascular dilation by interfering with nitric oxide, oxidising LDL, binding cells including macrophage, endothelial, and mesangial cells to induce the secretion of a variety of cytokines and enhancing oxidative stress.

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Gelatin (or gelatine) is a translucent, colorless, brittle (when dry), flavorless solid substance, derived from the collagen inside animals’ skin and bones. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. Substances containing gelatin or functioning in a similar way are called gelatinous. Gelatin is an irreversibly hydrolyzed form of collagen, and is classified as a foodstuff and therefore carries no E Number. It is found in some gummy candies as well as other products such as marshmallows, gelatin dessert, and some low-fat yogurt. Household gelatin comes in the form of sheets, granules, or powder. Instant types can be added to the food as they are; others need to be soaked in water beforehand.

Gelatin is a mixture of peptides and proteins produced by partial hydrolysis of collagen extracted from the boiled crushed bones, connective tissues, organs and some intestines of animals such as domesticated cattle, chicken, and pigs. The natural molecular bonds between individual collagen strands are broken down into a form that rearranges more easily. Gelatin melts to a liquid when heated and solidifies when cooled again. Together with water, it forms a semi-solid colloid gel.

The worldwide production amount of gelatin is about 300,000 tons per year (roughly 600 million lb).On a commercial scale, gelatin is made from by-products of the meat and leather industry.Gelatin is derived mainly from pork skins, pork and cattle bones, or split cattle hides; contrary to popular belief, horns and hooves are not used.The raw materials are prepared by different curing, acid, and alkali processes which are employed to extract the dried collagen hydrolysate. These processesmay take up to several weeks, and differences in such processes have great effects on the properties of the final gelatin products.

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelatin)

Authors note… And so the practical joke of the century from the villainous FDA? Vegetarians and vegans have all this time been eating organic fruit and veggies covered in pig, beef, and chicken byproducts. Oh, they must get a kick out of themselves!

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Could this food safety practice actually be causing harm and promoting disease and harmful pathogens?

Oh, most certainly, according to the FDA report.

In fact, it after reading this report, I am very suspicious that the recent outbreaks of food-borne illness caused from produce may X have ironically been caused by this scientific process of food safety.

Remember the great spinach scare of the 2006, when almost all prepackaged washed and ready to eat spinich was recalled due to  the strain of E. coli called 0157:H7? Several of those infected during that outbreak were diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome, a serious form of kidney failure (remember, the kidneys are your renal system, a side effect of which is mentioned above).

How about the recent February 2011 recall of broccoli, where a number of broccoli products sold under the Signature Café, TFarms and Raley’s labels were recalled due to the risk of  Listeria food poisoning?

It seems most if not all of these recalls have to do with “fresh cut” or “washed and ready to eat” produce, as well as whole produce.

So let’s take a look at the report to see what this Map film can do for our little pathogenic food poisoning friends…

3.2. Pathogenic organisms

…MAP produce is vulnerable from a safety standpoint because modified atmospheres may inhibit organisms that usually warn consumers of spoilage, while the growth of pathogens may be encouraged. Also, slow growing pathogens may further increase in numbers due to the extension of shelf life. Currently, there is concern with the psychrotrophic foodborne pathogens such as L. monocytogenes, Yersinia entercolitica and Aeromonas hydrophila, as well as non-proteolytic C. botulinum, although clearly a number of other microorganisms, especially Salmonella spp., E. coli O157:H7 and Shigella spp., can be potential health risks.

3.3. Clostridium botulinum (botulism)

…there is some concern about the use of MAP with respect to this organism (Zagory 1995). Depending on the product in a MA package, the level of O2 can decrease rapidly if the product is temperature abused and product respiration increases, leaving a highly anaerobic environment ideal for the growth and toxin production of C. botulinum (Francis and others 1999)…

…in 1987, four circus performers in Sarasota, FL became ill with symptoms of botulism after consuming coleslaw prepared from packaged shredded cabbage purchased three weeks earlier in New Orleans (Solomon and others 1990). Researchers suspected that the cabbage had been packaged using MAP and that contaminated cabbage further contaminated the dressing, leading to the recovery of C. botulinum type A toxin and spores from the dressing.

…Lilly and others (1996) found that only 0.3% (1 of 337) of sampled shredded cabbage obtained from retail suppliers in the United States contained C. botulinum. However, the products tested had all been stored at 4°C (39.2°F), below the minimum for growth of proteolytic C. botulinum

Growth and toxin production of C. botulinum before obvious product spoilage has also been observed on Agaricus bisporus mushrooms (Sugiyama and Yang 1975) and potato slices (Dignan 1985). As well, Austin and others (1998) performed challenge studies using both nonproteolytic and proteolytic strains of C. botulinum on MAP fresh-cut vegetables and found that samples of butternut squash (5°C [41°F], 21 d) and onion (25°C [77°F], 6 d) appeared organoleptically acceptable when toxin was detected. It was also demonstrated that toxin production by C. botulinum varied with the vegetables tested. Only nonproteolytic strains growing on butternut squash were capable of producing neurotoxin at temperatures as low as 5°C (41°F ) in 21 d, whereas proteolytic strains were able to produce toxin on all vegetables tested (onion, butternut squash, rutabaga, romaine lettuce, stir-fry and mixed salad), except coleslaw at 15°C (59°F) and higher (Austin and others 1998)…

Fresh mushrooms and tomatoes have also been shown to contain spores of Clostridium spp., and therefore the possibility of botulism associated with these MAP products must not be ignored (Zagory 1995).

3.4. Listeria monocytogenes

Recently, concerns about possible pathogen contamination in MAP produce have focused on L. monocytogenes due to its ability to grow at refrigeration temperatures (NACMCF 1999). Numerous researchers have reported that this organism can remain largely unaffected by MAP, while the normal microflora is inhibited (Amatanidou and others 1999; Francis and O’Bierne 1997, 1998). Thus, although MAP produce can remain organoleptically acceptable, L. monocytogenes, with a reduced microflora and, especially if low levels of lactic acid bacteria are present, can grow at low temperatures to potentially harmful levels during the extended storage life of a MAP produce product

Early studies showed that L. monocytogenes inoculated onto broccoli, asparagus and cauliflower was unaffected by a modified atmosphere of 3% CO2, 18% O2 and 79% N2 for 10 d at 10°C (Berrang and others 1989a). Further studies by Beuchat and Brackett (1990a) clearly demonstrated that L. monocytogenes increased significantly in number on lettuce stored in a modified atmosphere of 3% O2 and 97% N2

…Francis and O’Beirne (1997) also reported that the growth of L. monocytogenes was stimulated by nitrogen flushing at 8°C (46.4°F). In addition, increasing CO2 levels from 10 to 20% has been reported to stimulate the growth of L. monocytogenes in a surface model system (Amanatidou and others 1999).

Challenge studies conducted by Farber and others (1998) focused on commercially available packaged vegetables and salads, as well as vegetables processed to mimic foodservice conditions. The importance of refrigeration was clearly demonstrated as L. monocytogenes population levels remained constant on all fresh-cut, processed and packaged vegetables stored at 4°C (39.2°F), with the exception of butternut squash and carrots on which the levels increased and decreased, respectively. At 10°C (50°F), the growth of L. monocytogenes was supported on all vegetables tested with the exception of chopped carrots, where the population decreased by 2 log units over 9 d. The inhibitory properties of raw, uncooked carrots and carrot juice on the growth of L. monocytogenes have been previously reported (Beuchat and Brackett 1990b). As well, Jacxsens and others (1999) reported a decline in L. monocytogenes on both Brussels sprouts and carrots packaged under a modified atmosphere (2 to 3% O2, 2 to 3% CO2, and 94 to 96% N2) and stored at 7°C (44.6°F)…

…and the authors concluded that these conditions might allow L. monocytogenes to reach potentially hazardous levels during the shelf life of the product…

The effects of competition between the indigenous microflora and pathogens on MAP produce have not been studied extensively. However, in a recent study, Francis and O’Beirne (1998) used a surface model agar system to examine the effects of storage atmosphere on L. monocytogenes and the competing microflora (Pseudomonas fluorescens, P. aeruginosa, Enterobacter cloacae, Enterobacter agglomerans and Leuconostoc citreum). The findings suggested that MAP conditions (5-20% CO2, balance N2 and 3% O2) might increase the growth rate of L. monocytogenes

…Liao and Sapers (1999) also reported that P. fluorescens strains inhibited the growth of L. monocytogenes on endive leaves and spinach, possibly due to the production of a fluorescent siderophore by the pseudomonads. In general, at 3% O2, a level often reached in commercial MAP packages, it appeared that growth of the inoculated mixed natural population was decreased, whereas L. monocytogenesproliferated.

Reports of L. monocytogenes growing on sliced apples in controlled atmosphere (Conway and others 1998) and peeled potatoes in vacuum-packages (Juneja and others 1998) at abusive temperatures provide further evidence that this organism may pose a safety risk with respect to certain MAP fruit and vegetable products, and reiterates the importance of Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HACCP for produce post-harvest handling and processing.

More research needs to be done to examine the influence of different atmospheres, background microflora and storage temperatures on the survival and growth of L. monocytogenes on MAP fresh-cut produce.

3.5. Aeromonas hydrophila

Aeromonas spp. can be found on a wide variety of foods, as well as in most aquatic environments and most often causes gastroenteritis, and occasionally septicemia (Kirov 1997)… A. hydrophila can grow at refrigeration temperatures, and several studies have shown that growth is not affected by low O2 levels (1.5%) and CO2 levels up to 50% (Francis and others 1999). A survey of 97 prepared salads found A. hydrophila to be present in 21.6% of them, significantly lower than in meat products tested (Fricker and Tompsett 1989). Hudson and De Lacy (1991) also did a small survey of 30 salads and found A. hydrophila in only one salad package not containing mayonnaise. They surmised that the mayonnaise lowered the pH of the food, thereby inhibiting the growth of or inactivating the aeromonads present…

Berrang and others (1989b) determined that although at both 4°C (39.2°F) and 15°C (59°F), the shelf life of broccoli, asparagus and cauliflower was prolonged by MAP (that is, 11-18% O2, 3-10% CO2, 97% N2), it did not negatively affect the growth of resident or inoculated A. hydrophila. Interestingly, the organism was detected on most lots obtained from the commercial producer. Therefore, for storage periods of 8-21 d, depending on the product, A. hydrophila increased from roughly 104 to 108 or 109 CFU/g, and product that appeared suitable for consumption was heavily contaminated with the pathogen. As with L. monocytogenes, the CO2 levels that were inhibitory to A. hydrophila (that is, >50%) also damaged the product (Bennik and others 1995)…

3.6. Other pathogens of concern with respect to MAP produce

Organisms such as Salmonella, Shigella, E. coli, and various enteric viruses, such as hepatitis A, have been implicated in produce outbreaks, and, therefore, there is concern about their behavior under modified atmosphere conditions (Zagory 1995; Amanatidou and others 1999). A 1986 outbreak of shigellosis was traced back to commercially distributed MAP shredded lettuce; 347 people were affected in two west Texas counties (Davis and others 1988). Fernandez-Escartin and others (1989) tested the ability of three strains of Shigella to grow on the surface of fresh-cut papaya, jicama, and watermelon and reported that populations increased significantly when the inoculated product was left at room temperature for 4-6 h. Shigella is not part of the normal flora associated with produce, but can be passed on as contaminants by infected food handlers and contaminated manure and irrigation water.

More recently, an outbreak of Salmonella Newport was reported in the U.K., associated with the consumption of ready-to-eat salad vegetables (PHLS 2001). To date, nine human cases have been identified with the isolated strain from the implicated salad vegetables having an identical PFGE pattern to three of the human isolates.

Salmonella Typhimurium and L. monocytogenes actually had an increased growth rate at these concentrations; growth increased from 0.011 and 0.031µ/h to 0.023 and 0.041 µ/h for S. Typhimurium and L. monocytogenes, respectively. In general, E. coli O157:H7, S. Hadar and S. Typhimurium were only inhibited by CO2 levels that caused damage and spoilage to the produce (Piagentini and others 1997; Amanatidou and others 1999; Francis and others 1999). A modified atmosphere of 3% O2 and 97% N2 also had no significant effect on E. coli O157:H7 inoculated onto shredded lettuce, sliced cucumber, and shredded carrot and incubated at 12 and 21°C (21.6 and 69.8°F) (Abdul-Raouf and others 1993). At 5°C (41°F), populations of viable E. coli O157:H7 declined on stored vegetables; however, at 12 and 21°C (53.6 and 69.8°F), populations increased, demonstrating the importance of refrigeration temperatures in maintaining product safety. Richert and others (2000) who, although not studying MAP, reported that E. coli O157:H7 could survive on produce (broccoli, cucumbers and green peppers) stored at 4°C (39.2°F) and proliferate rapidly when stored at 15°C (59°F). In 1993, there were two foodborne outbreaks of enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) linked to carrots in a tabouleh salad served in New Hampshire and to an airline salad on a flight from North Carolina to Rhode Island (CDC 1994). Although these carrots were of U.S. origin, ETEC is a common cause of diarrheal illness in Mexico and developing countries that import fresh product to North America. Research on the behavior of this pathogen on fresh and fresh-cut product, both under MAP and without MAP, seems warranted…

…A more recent study, investigating the survival of C. jejuni on MAP fresh-cut cilantro and lettuce, found that refrigeration temperatures in combination with a modified atmosphere of 2% O2, 18% CO2 and 80% N2 can be favorable for bacteria (Tran and others 2000). Due to the microaerophilic nature of Campylobacter spp., which require 5% O2, 10% CO2 and 85% N2 for optimal growth, the investigators suspected that a low O2 modified atmosphere may provide an environment conducive to survival of the pathogen…

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Table VI-2: Polymers, film types and permeability available for packaging of MAP produce:

Edible Films  O2 permeability (mL.mm/m2.d.atm)  –  CO2 permeability (mL.mm/m2.d.atm)  Relative Humidity
Pectin 57.5 87
Chitosan 91.4 1553 93
Wheat (gluten) 190/250 4750/7100 91/94.5
Na caseinate 77 462 77
Gluten-DATEM 153 1705 94.5
Gluten-beeswax 133 1282 91
Na casenate/Myvacet 83 154 48
MC/MPMC/fatty acids 46.6 180 52
MC and beeswax 4 27 42
Gluten-DATEM and beeswax 15 56
Gluten-Beeswax and beeswax 13 56
Methylcellulose-palmitic acid 78.8 100
Zein 0.362 2.672 0.1163
Cozeen 0.892 5.252 0.4073
Polyethylene 8.32 26.12
Polypropylene 0.552 0.000653
Sucrose polyester 2.102 0.000423
Smart Films 

  • O2scavengers with O2indicators
  • antibody based detection systems for detection of microbial pathogen
Antimicrobial filmsi) Edible

  • Chlorinated phenoxy compound with biocide incorporated into the polymer layer (that is, nisin, lysozyme)
  • Chlorine dioxide with biocide incorporated into polymer layer
  • Edible films with sorbic acid, sodium benzoate, benzoic acid and potassium sorbate
  • Pine based volatiles added to edible film
  • Horseradish extract added to edible film

ii) Non-edible films/products

  • Propyl paraben dispersed in a polymer emulsion (Permax 801 or Carboset)
  • LDPE with Imazalil
  • LDPE with grapefruit seed extract
  • Gas, as produced by sachets or other materials to produce sodium metabisulfite to obtain the production of sulfite

This list of ingredients includes substances that many people have high allergic reactions to, including wheat (gluten) and milk (caseinate), and ones that are just downright bad for your health, including Chlorine, corn byproducts, and other animal fatty acid byproducts.

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So now at least you know. That shiny, healthy looking high-pro glow that is emanating from your fresh store-bought produce is more than likely this MAP – a film consisting of any number of inorganic, unhealthy compounds, including pork rinds and chicken bones!

The most important factor here is to understand that in an attempt prolong shelf life and reduce natural spoilage of our produce, these film covers are also creating an environment for bad pathogens to grow. And since the produce shows no signs of spoilage or contamination, the consumer may never know what is actually thriving thanks to that prolonged life allowed by modern, yet impossibly dangerous and deceiving food science.

And so once again, this is your Federal Food and Drug Administration at work.

When will we learn that the FDA is in the business of making its government owned corporations lives easier, by deregulating the rules that govern the food and drug industries and by allowing just about anything to be called “edible” and “food”, while simultaneously destroying the lives of anyone who tries to heal or cure disease without the FDA’s permission… and stealing their patents to boot? And now arresting farmers who transport raw milk across state borders as if milk is a illicit drug?

What is it going to take to make you stand up to this beast… this tyrant?

Less fluoride, perhaps…

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–Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
–Sunday, January 8, 2012

Apparently, I am a conspiracy theorist.


At least, that’s what I’ve been called when trying to inform friends, family, acquaintances, and just about anybody who believes that it can’t happen here that we as American citizens are in serious trouble.

What does this phrase mean anyway? And why does it have such negative connotations?

“At this point it seems that anyone who chooses to educate themselves outside of the established system of education ends up a conspiracy theorist.” –from the book ‘Human?’

Conspiracy – According to Dictionary.com the word conspiracy is defined as:

  1. An agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act.
  2. A group of conspirators.
  3. An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action. This is the ‘law version’.
  4. A joining or acting together, as if by sinister design: a conspiracy of wind and tide that devastated coastal areas.

Theory – (Again from Dictionary.com):

  1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.

“Diet, injections, and injunctions will combine from a very early age, to produce the sort of character and the sort of beliefs that the authorities consider desirable. And any serious criticism of the powers that be will become psychologically impossible.” -Bertrand Russell

First, lets talk about the word theory. Without theories, there would be no presumptions of guilt and therefore, no court cases. In medicine, there would be no need for experiments and likely no cure for disease. We’d still be wondering why we don’t just float away from the Earth, since no theory of gravity would have ever been tested, let alone suggested in the first place. There would be no science, and no scientific method without theory. The Earth would still be perceived as flat. And… I suppose there would be no humans around if it were never so sensually theorized that a man and woman are different for a reason. Conspiracies would go unchecked, and Kings would rule the land.

What I can’t understand is that the stuff I talk about usually comes accompanied with documented evidence, visual proof, official government documents or quotes, historical record, or just downright indisputable fact. I can’t quite figure out the average American’s general aversion to reality. And I’ve never understood how an individual belief in institutions like the mainstream media and religion could trump reality, evidence, and downright truth. How can television make the average person believe evil is in fact good.

“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.” -David Rockefeller

“… we are in process of developing a whole series of the techniques which will enable the controlling oligarchy who have always existed, and presumably always will exist, to get people actually to love their servitude. People can be made to enjoy a state of affairs, which by any decent standard, they ought not to enjoy.” -Aldous Huxley – March 20, 1962 – in a speech about his book: ‘Brave New World’

While 9/11 is the mother of all conspiracies, I’d like to focus on the bills (conspiracies) that are now becoming law. These are the ones that are now in Congress and the Senate. Some have passed. Some sit in committee, and some are just drafts awaiting sponsors. All of them turn conspiracy theory into fact. In some ways this is a relief to people like me. I no longer have to prove myself. And you who doubted before can no longer call me a conspiracy theorist. And unfortunately, we crazy people can finally say we told you so…

H.R. 645 – National Emergency Centers Establishment Act:

This is a bill that establishes no less than two F.E.M.A. prison camps for civilians in each of the six F.E.M.A. zones in the United States on abandoned or active military bases and to be at full ready operation status at all times, with a second half on standby. One purpose of these camps would be as stated in section 2(b) – (4) to meet other appropriate needs, as determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security. This should disturb you.

Incidentally, a recent Army job posting on the Army’s GoArmy.com website is seeking applications for “Internment/Resettlement Specialist”. Some of the job descriptions are as follows:

  • …Responsible for day-to-day operations in a military confinement/ correctional facility or detention/internment facility.
  • Provide command and control, staff planning, administration/logistical services, and custody/control for the operation of an Enemy Prisoner of War/Civilian Internee (EPW/CI) camp
  • Provide command and control, staff planning, administration/logistical services, and custody/control for the operation of detention facility or the operation of a displaced civilian (DC) resettlement facility

S. 787 – Clean Water Restoration Act:

Don’t let the name fool you. This bill would put all water in the United States into the hands of the Federal government. Rivers, puddles, wells, raindrops, and probably tears. Here is the nightmarishly tyrannical statement in section 4 of the bill:

(3) DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES. (25) WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES- The term ‘waters of the United States’ means all waters subject to the ebb and flow of the tide, the territorial seas, and all interstate and intrastate waters and their tributaries, including lakes, rivers, streams (including intermittent streams), mudflats, sandflats, wetlands, sloughs, prairie potholes, wet meadows, playa lakes, natural ponds, and all impoundments of the foregoing, to the fullest extent that these waters, or activities affecting these waters, are subject to the legislative power of Congress under the Constitution.’

Also, in section 5 – (1) by striking ‘navigable waters of the United States’ each place it appears and inserting ‘waters of the United States’.

In other words, navigable waters now include puddles and underground aquifers, meaning you have no rights to the water on your land, or to the rain that happens to fall in a “pothole” on your land, or even into a bucket on your front porch.

H.R. 146: Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009:

This bill passed both Congress and Senate in March 2009, and was signed by president Obama on March 30, 2009. This act is actually a bundle of 164 differently sponsored bills, some having nothing to do with “land management”. It authorizes President Obama to ‘evacuate’ by use of the law of eminent domain all American citizens from what are now being called United Nations Biosphere Reserves and Corridors by ‘no later than’ April, 2011. This depopulation of “wilderness areas” is not for the purposes of conservation as it sounds, but is in reality a massive land grab by this rouge government of more than 2 million square acres over 9 of our United States.

To understand more about this, look into a conspiratorial plan called Agenda 21, which was hatched up in the United Nations in the early 90’s here –

  1. (http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=52)
  2. (http://www.crossroad.to/text/articles/la21_198.html)

The interesting thing about bills like this is that they can be amended, changed, added to, and completely rewritten by future bills and similar acts. These amendments can appear in any future bill as an added on paragraph or two changing one or two words or phrases. (i.e. “navigable waters of the United States” has now been changed to just “waters of the United States” in the above S. 787) These tiny semantic changes completely evolve these innocent looking bills into nightmarish, tyrannical, and unconstitutional directives that become law. This bill is no different, as it gives the federal government the ability to create environmental conditions and threats as an excuse to grab or “acquire” any land it wishes under false pretenses. Check to see whom the founders of your favorite environmental group, charity, or cause are. Chances are it’s someone very rich, very devious, very connected, and very much a believer in eugenics and population reduction policies.

H.R. 875: Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009

This bill establishes a “Food Saftey Administration”, a “Food Safety Administrator”, and will transfer all powers of the FDA to this new administration. Nothing about this is what it seems. In fact, this bills language with regards to fines, legal actions, contaminants, and food “safety” would have consequences that can barely be put into words. Not only would it give the federal government the power to put any farmer or rancher out of business at the stroke of a pen through fines, food detention, seizure, and condemnation, but it would also make it essentially illegal to sell your own homegrown food to neighbors or at farmers markets.

Translation: no more organic farmer’s markets. They would be outlawed.

It would require farms to use “federally approved” pesticides and GMO seeds, and would require ranches to use “federally approved” chemicals, anti-biotics, and growth hormones in their milk producing and meat growing livestock. Monsanto has big stakes in this bill. If the farms and ranches don’t comply, declared contaminated (with wholesome food), they would be quarantined, and be forced to pay fines until they closed down.

Translation: no more organic meat, fruits, or vegetables.

There are many more aspects to this bill that boggle the mind, but most important in my opinion is the presidential signing statement, which states:

SEC. 501. REORGANIZATION PLAN. Sub-section (c) – Modification of Plan- The President may, on the basis of consultations with the appropriate congressional committees, modify or revise any part of the plan until that part of the plan becomes effective in accordance with subsection (d).

Translation: The president may change this bill in any way he sees fit after it is voted on and approved. He would conspire with congressional committees (consultations with the appropriate congressional committees – meaning corporate sponsors and contributors who lobby their legislature) to make the policies best suit the corporations of big agriculture and big pharmaceuticals and ensure complete control of the food industry.

*** This one sentence alone is enough to burn this bill where it sits. If you don’t understand why, this is another way of looking at it:

Translation #2: This bill in its present form can be completely re-written by the president before it’s implementation… Why not just do away with the legislature and have a king?

Many other versions of this bill have been pushed through to committee since this one was introduced and so many activist groups opposed it. Different number, same B.S. As stated before, if one bill passes… all of the things we fought against will just be slowly added on in the future, in the form of amendments attached to other non-related bills. This is the game we must play, and against all odds… win.

There are more of these… Many more. The Mothers Act, The Cyber-securty Act (thought crimes bill), The Hate Crimes Bill, Cap and Trade, Health Care Reform, and on and on and on…

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So, am I a conspiracy theorist?

Well, if by this disrespectful insult (which was no doubt placed ever so delicately into your brain through mass media brainwashing) you mean that I know – not believe – but know these men and women of the Senate and Congress, the executive branch and its multitude of unelected appointees, the corporations and bankers which fund their campaigns, and the media which distorts the truth, misleads the public, and outright lies to you… I know they are conspiring to set up a police state, a tyrannical world government through the U.N, a complete corruption of the Constitution, and a total Homeland Security biometric control grid, simply because I can read these bills, legislation and countless declassified documents on the official government websites.

If this is the definition of a conspiracy theorist than I am guilty. But believe me, the conspiracy is no theory.

I do have one theory though, and perhaps you can relate my little sheep…

I believe that while this type of legislation is being passed under everyone’s nose, taking away the rights and freedoms of everyone in this country, the majority of the dumbed down citizens out there will pay a fee to phone in and vote for their favorite American Idol, while the legislative phone lines remain silent.

“And Caesar’s Rome began proposing how many children anyone may have under their disguise of “Responsibilty.” for the Environment. They used words like “Carbon Footprint.” All a part of their Freemason globalist agenda for a New World Order that was just more of the Same Old Same Old of their Freemason Pyramid world where they at the top of the Dictatorial Pyramid dictated down through the Pyramid the rules to everyone even though they seldom followed their own rules.” –Unknown author.

Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)

September 17, 2009

An Insidious Plan to Take Over The World


If I were part of a very small group of elite individuals and families from around the world whom together held 90% of the entire world’s wealth along with the power to print its money and manipulate the value of that money, and I wanted to keep it that way for myself and pass this fortune and privilege on to my sons and daughters… what would I do to make sure I (we) remained in control of both the money, and more importantly my power over the world, specifically the United States?

The following is what I would do:

*** Disclosure: Any similarities to actual events or happenings from the last 50-100 years, with regards to people, beliefs, lies, manipulations, theft, treason, genocide, politics, religion, culture, money, industry, media or entertainment are strictly coincidental, and are, I assure you, accidental in very much a purposeful way:

1.    I would implement incremental change slowly over many, many years.

This simply means that I would manipulate the laws, cultures, beliefs, medias, entertainments, religions, and truths of the entire nation in such a prolonged yet purposeful manner that the vast majority of its citizens would not notice my efforts. Generationally speaking, the change would be both alien and destructive to the cohesion of any older generation’s morals and values, which they would attempt in vein to transfer or pass down to their new age children. The “New Age” would be every generation’s own crusade against the last. In fact I would change these things so slowly, say over a 60 year period, that these people would not only accept these incremental changes (changes which separately add up to a total change over time), but would actually think that the ideals behind them were in fact their own, pulling the spotlight away from my small group of elites who hide behind the celebrities, public officials, and politicians who sell and implement these changes. Adolph Hitler – whose efforts are used here as an example of the non-incremental fascist take-over of a society – in my eyes could not succeed due to the rapid degradation of the impression or illusion of freedom amongst the people of Germany and around the world. I, as part of this elitist group, would even fight against this type of take-over (and they did) in order to put into place my more sound incremental technique of domination over a society, until the country was no longer a sovereign nation, but one of corporate ownership under our foreign banks and partners, which would be controlled by a central construct (like the United Nations) that would slowly (incrementally) strip the nation of its property, land, and infrastructure, as well as its deeply rooted independence and sovereignty.

2.    I would put into place a puppet government whose strings I could pull, which would take the blame both currently and historically for my secretive groups’ undertakings.

In order to plausibly deny any and all connections to me with regards to public policy, our totalitarian laws, unjust or illegal taxes and legislation that is overtly anti-Constitutional, socialist, and fascist, or any type of less incremental (sudden) changes which would only benefit us and our corporate monopolies, I would rig or fix elections in order to give the people the illusion of their participation in the voting process for their favorite candidate – in most cases their favorite Cult of Personality spokesman – who in reality would be culled, prepped, empowered, funded, and completely controlled by us. Thus, the responsibility for all of the problems within the economy of the country (though they be caused by us), the attacking of other countries (though this too is our doing), and the constant ups and downs in monetary instability, recession, and depression  (again us), would be blamed solely on the President of the United States and his cabinet, of whose invisible strings I would pull. If a president or any other elected or appointed candidate of whom we put into power were to have a change of heart or attempt a coo against us, I would simply set up or assassinate them, and quickly replace him or her with our standby safety measure (like the vice-president) until the next election. I would slowly (incrementally) replace paper ballots, which leave a transparent and re-countable paper trail, with voting machines made by one of our conglomerate corporations in which the programming and systems information are kept top secret by federal law from any regulatory bodies, including the senate and congress (whom incidentally, also do our bidding). In this way, tallies can be instantly modified to ensure the correct candidate be placed into office, and we can ensure that no paper trail be left behind to double-check the actual individual voter tallies. Since both candidates in the two-party system we created and control would be placed there by us, we could rest assured that the losing candidate would never chase or require a full recount in the election, and would accede the vote to our other candidate. In this and other ways, checks and balances would be dissolved while keeping up the appearance of a fair election process. This left/right paradigm of political competition would pit those voters who are conservative against those who are liberal, keeping both sides busy fighting amongst themselves and blaming each other’s administrations for the political and economic problems that we engineer, while we at the top of the power pyramid continue to clandestinely take control of the country.

3.    I would never let a third political party gain any considerable control in the state or federal governments, unless I either controlled them as well, or had access to information which would discredit their candidacy once elected.

A number of third party candidates would always be allowed to appear on the ballot in order to keep the illusion of voter freedom, free will, and free-choice alive in the conscious of the uneducated voting pubic who, through carefully crafted and projected propaganda, would actually still believe that they live in a free country and that their votes are legally counted. But these alternative candidates would never be allowed to actually win any seat of power that would take away from my accessibility to the electorate, which I control. Of course the occasional dark horse, grass-roots, or “no other choice” candidate would be allowed to be “elected” in the short term to an insignificant political position, but the sheer majority of the two-party, democrat/republican, left/right paradigm will always trump any truly altruistic attempts at politically changing the system for the good of the people. I would also spread a doubt and disinformation campaign amongst the voting masses, convincing them against all logic and reason that a third-party candidate could never actually win an important post, nor would he or she ever possibly be able to effect change within the dominant two-party system, portraying them as a “lone wolf” with no supporters from the two dominant parties in the legislature. This would ensure even against the most tenuous of election campaigns that a third party candidate, from an intellectually brainwashed voters standpoint, could never be elected. I would also fund the campaigns of certain unpopular, off-the-wall, politically incorrect, or downright crazy third party candidates in order to further discredit the very ideal of voting for anything other than the established two-party system. This brainwashing would manifest in political conversations as anger, irrational confrontation, absolute denial, or sheer ignorance of the fact that any third party candidates are even on the ballot until voting day arrives. It would also show in the unreasonable shame one would feel when voting for an alternative candidate in the voting booth; a subconscious irrational feeling of guilt, dismay, or hopelessness for even the most ardent supporters of said third party candidate.

Essentially, when one party would begin to fall, the other one would be there to win the election. This teeter tottering of popularity between left and right would continuously serve to prop up the opposite party for election. When one becomes obviously corrupt, our controlled media would shine favorably on the other. By establishing an eight year term limit, which would be enough time for the people to forget or forgive the previous president – or more importantly his or her affiliated party – and by perpetrating nonsensical ideals such as ‘presidents always win re-election campaigns during war-time’, we would appease each supporting group of the populace every four or eight years, as they celebrate the triumph over the competing party. By using idealistic and emotional concepts like good and evil, liberal and conservative, left and right… each party would consider themselves to be on the correct side of modern politics. This combined psychological operation would ensure our two-party system’s un-fatigable, perpetual motion.

4.    I would use each generation gap against the next, ensuring differing views, ethics, and ideals that would make one generation blame the others before and after them for the corruption and problems in society as a whole.

Responsibility breeds reaction. Blame insures inaction. Perpetual blame and inaction assures the continuity of government. Fads, fashions, movie stars and themes, music, sitcoms, technology, beliefs, traditions, institutions, and educational differences and limitations would all contribute to the differing views and ideals of each new generation. While the elderly would remember the way things used to be and wonder at the degradation of society, the middle-aged will be wondering what happened to their youth, while changing the rules and laws to benefit themselves and their future retirement at the expense of even their own children, as these youth are busy with the impression of changing the world (to the extent that we allow and promote) and realizing the middle-agers are becoming corrupt and are responsible for their lower work standards, wages, and seemingly poor economic outlook. This never-ending cycle will be repeated until the end of time, as we will always be there to corrupt the middle-aged and guide the youth into middle age. I would promote disparaging nicknames for each new generation through the media (such as Generation X), providing continuous negative commentary on the supposed fact that each new generation is “lost” or “misguided”.

5.    I would decimate or make illegitimate the idea of the “role model” or “hero”.

By slowly changing the perceptions of the younger sections of our society who would ordinarily admire and strive to seek vocational, heroic, professional, or even family oriented individuals as their mentors… I would flood the media and entertainment outlets, including large percentages of the news, with sports and sports figures: individuals who in the eyes of our youth would become like idols. (Also: rock stars, actors, entertainers, models, porn stars, etc…). Thus, regardless of the fact that the chances of success in professional sports are literally a one in a million long shot, the perception that this or other non-realistic goals are attainable will illogically take precedence over scholastic goals and realistic career choices. So much so, that most youth will put such a low emphasis on education that they will be easily assimilated into the skill-less workforce which will tower up around them, and which will be the only alternative to their dreams. Farming, ranching, industry, health-care, fire-fighting, and so many other essential vocations would be reduced to second-chance jobs; consolations whose standards and practices we would simultaneously yet incrementally lower over time in order to accommodate the 99.9% of failures to these idealistic, popular, unrealistic dream jobs and sports star aspirations.

6.    I would shift the countries independent export economy into a dependant import economy.

Simply put, I would ruin the food and agricultural economy at home by imposing inane mandates and laws through a central governing body (like the FDA) which again is funded by us, replacing wholesome and nutritious crops with unnecessary and unhealthful commodities that could be traded predictably and profitably as futures, for the purposes of producing non-food items such as fuel (like ethanol), feed crops (like hay and aleph-alpha), and filler foods (such as soy beans). I would impose government subsidies or incentives for farmers to switch from growing healthy food to growing what we wanted them to grow. In this way, a farm eventually could not operate without money from the government, which as you remember, is controlled and funded by me, through your taxes. I would slowly invest in all of the seeds and seed companies which farmers must buy to plant their fields each year, and once we owned a majority of these seeds – including ones we genetically modify and then patent as intellectual property so that no one may use them without our permission, I would pass legislation that farmers be required to buy my seeds and use my pesticides or pay heavy fines. I would design these seeds so that they’re fruit would bear no seeds of their own, thus forcing farmers to buy new seeds every year, instead of traditionally re-using the seeds which were produced in the previous years crop yield. Thus, by incrementally slowing or stopping the production of common whole and nutritious fruits, vegetables, and nuts in this county, America would then be forced to purchase from other countries (import) most of it’s eatable produce. Of course I would also have control of these countries of export, meaning that we would be making the profits from this international trade and would also be able to set the health, pesticide use, and growing standards for these foreign and domestic farms of import. I would then sabotage the laws regarding the labeling of nutrition information on these foodstuffs, so that the facts about where they were grown, whether or not they’re organic or GMO (genetically modified organisms), and they’re nutrition information would no longer be required to be listed by U.S, international, or United Nations law. Of course we would have the corporations that produce these pesticides and GMO seeds and foods in our back pockets, and award lucrative, no-bid contracts to them for “research and development” purposes, in exchange for huge kickbacks to us, systematically destroying any smaller independent companies who seek market shares in the food industry. And finally, once the industry was in ruins and the food market and farmers were in serious trouble, I would establish a new governmental body controlled by me to replace the FDA, which would be “legally” voted in by the congress and senate, whom of course we would control with equally transparent strings, and signed by the president. A few contrived or “false flag” food emergencies and contaminations leading to total recalls of meat, dairy, or produce, would serve to help pass this new administration – under the guise of protecting the food supply, or for food safety. What better way to control people than to control the people’s food supply? Also, by allowing monopolistic corporations like Wall Mart and Target to overtake the marketplace (which would import most of their cheaply made products from Asian, African, and South American markets for pennies on the dollar, while putting quality American farms, manufacturers, and small businesses out of business), I would ensure a declining industrial and manufacturing base in America until the economy was almost completely consumer oriented and import dependant. Pride in one’s country would be incrementally destroyed, and younger generations would never know the difference as they seek work in the only industry remaining: the service industry. And finally, I would develop technology which would allow larger companies to outsource work to other countries for cheaper wages, even while American workers go unemployed, and not punish these companies for atrocities and crimes committed in these foreign places related to pollution, sweatshops, unfair wages and working conditions, and other human rights violations.

7.    I would systematically dumb down the population through the destruction of its system of education, and through it’s entertainment outlets.

Educated men are as much superior to uneducated men as the living are to the dead.”   – Aristotle: 384-322 B.C.

By slowly (incrementally) and legally altering the very definition of education over many years, I would transform the school system in this country from one of learning to one of socialization, liberalism (wealth sharing and welfare conscious), law enforcement, military, and non-skilled job training. I would organize a methodically efficient board of “education specialists” whose main objective is to covertly manipulate the parents and taxpayers into supporting controversial “education” programs (Sex Education, Health Education, Drug and Alcohol Education, Death Education, Critical Thinking Education, etc…) against their better judgment. I would liberalize the majority of kids and young adults in order to pressure the still critical thinking older conservative minority into submission and acceptance of this re-education process. I would slowly alter and rewrite the history books to reflect a more pro-military, pro-Federal Government, pro-world-government, anti-republic, pro-democracy, anti-Constitution, pro-socialism, pro-depopulation, and pro-illegal-immigration agenda, so that future citizens would conform easily to the incremental take-over of America by the United Nations and other international organizations, and bankers like us. I would replace critical thinking problems and exercises with multiple choice answer sheets. I would introduce machines for testing and grading, so that writing became obsolete. Fill in the blank would become fill in the bubble, with alternative test answers so obviously wrong that failure would be nearly impossible. I would first manipulate, and then require the use of teaching materials such as text-books, educational films, and other modified tools of education, basically re-writing history and text books so that our cause is cast in a positive light. I would then universally ban the use of certain non-fiction writings and all too relevant or realistic fiction books and movies in the classroom, to ensure the conformity of our new re-education process. Through media outlets I would change perceptions about home-schooling in the general populace, and then outlaw this form of education through use of the courts, mandatory inoculations, claiming parental incompetence, and threatening custody battles for non-compliance of education and vaccine laws.

8.    I would attack the family structure in America.

A constant attack campaign on the traditional ideal of the family unit through media and news outlets would be employed. Its goal would be to destabilize the structure and bond of the family and to liberalize and empower women and children in order to turn them against their parents or spouses on most issues, and disrupt any natural harmony in the family unit. This combined with other assaults to the moral fabric of society, such as the establishment and acceptance of the abortion and porn industries, would surely reduce the reality of family for young people from an ideal to a consequence of unsafe sex. Homosexuality would be projected as fun and acceptable and laws would be passed to protect its sanctity, with dissent thereof to be punishable by federal and state laws. I would produce, introduce, and maintain harmful and even deadly sexually transmitted diseases in order to promote condoms, reinforce birth control, and contribute to our depopulation agenda through the communicable spread of these transmittable diseases and fear of sex. Christmas and Thanksgiving would be morphed into repulsive, twice a year get-togethers, which families would actually see as a dreadful experience and begin to feel disdain and even stress towards these once cherished holidays, while the actual spiritual meaning would loose out to consumer advertising, Santa Claus, and gift giving. Sons and daughters would lose any appreciation of the sacrifices their parents made for them while growing up, and would be too busy or not care enough to take care of their mother and father when old age, senility or health issues strike in later life. The very idea of the duty and responsibility of parental care would be transformed into a repulsive subject through media outlets. Convalescence would become a state responsibility through insurance and hospice centers with little or no quality of care. And these businesses along with pharmaceutical manufacturers would take over the industry of death, profitably prolonging misery and sickness while allowing their consumer-minded children to continue in their full-time work as contributing members of society, ignoring the natural duty of parental care. By changing the economy from an industrial and food producing country into a service, consumer, and skill-less work based society, longer work hours and the necessity of both parents to work, specifically mothers, would consequentially make home-schooling and family values begin to degrade. Nanny’s, teachers, and baby-sitters would log more hours with children than their actual parents possibly could, making the juxtaposition towards outside influences opposed to family values and parental influence unavoidable. This constant struggle would hopefully serve to drive a wedge between father and son, mother and daughter. Beloved animated movies and children’s programming, which might subtlety steer children away from the foundations of family and morals, would take the place of parental guidance and quality family time. Unhealthy, mentally debilitating, and disease causing snack foods would be pushed onto the palates of children through advertising on kids programming and cartoons, magazines, and in schools causing serious health, developmental, social, learning and behavioral problems. Simultaneously, pharmaceutical drugs that would counter these developmental problems would be introduced and prescribed as a cure for the contrived side effects of these poisonous food ingredients we have inundated the food supply with. Of course, these built in side effects of prescription drugs would make children docile, socially inept, and ultimately controllable for life. For as they get older, adult versions of these drugs would be made available as well, since almost all of the manufactured consumer food supply would eventually be tainted in this way. How? We would simply purchase or take over all food-manufacturing companies and destroy the farming, meat and dairy industries by forcing them to use our GMO seeds, growth hormones, and GMO feed for their livestock. Our FDA or equivalent governing body would ensure that this was done legally, imposing largely un-payable and probably bankrupt-able fines and taxation for non-compliance of the rules and regulations we set. Since most farmers would already be subsidized by us the government (us), they would be forced to comply or loose these subsidies and go out of business.

9.    I would make all valuable and medically necessary drugs illegal, and covertly import illicit and addictive substances, ensuring they are dispensed throughout the nation by illegal means.

By owning or micro managing pharmaceutical companies and the drugs they manufacture, I would require that they be available by prescription only (illegal substances unless prescribed) and require a doctor to prescribe them. In this way, the medical industry (also controlled by me) will have a constant influx of citizens seeking permission to acquire illegal drugs through medical prescription. The slow sabotage and removal of healthy food choices, the inclusion of harmful substances into most manufactured food products, the fluoridation of the water supply, and the introduction of high fructose corn syrup and “sugar free” additives such as Aspartame and Sucralose would insure this influx of sick citizens with chemically induced illnesses. I would ensure the need of even more pharmaceutical drugs and prescriptions by systematically building side effects into these medicines, so that drugs to ease the side effects of the original drugs would be required. Knowing the cornucopia of health, medical, clothing and other benefits derived from hemp, I would equate this weed to the marijuana family of the cannabis plant in order to control its use and production, though it has no psychedelic or THC properties. Inversely, I would slowly (incrementally) make marijuana a medically permissible and easy to acquire prescription drug (still illegal) one state at a time, fooling the public into thinking that it is now a legal substance, as opposed to the still highly government grown, controlled illegal plant that it is. I would invade Afghanistan and take over the poppy seed fields, using low-level, uneducated enlisted army soldiers to guard the fields: pawns and cannon fodder who don’t ask questions. This would ensure the oversight and continued controlled production of mood-altering and addictive opium-based prescription drugs like Valium, Xanax, Provigial, and other anti-depressants and anti-anxieties, as well as illicit and more deadly addictive compounds like heroin. The Opium of the masses, as they say…

10.    I would promote abortion as birth control.

I (we) would incrementally push the logic and righteousness of abortion as a legitimate form of birth control, specifically in the less wanted ethnicity groups (African-American, Hispanic, etc…). In this way, population control of what we as eugenicist’s consider the lesser forms of the human species with respect to race, geographic location, and poverty levels could be accomplished through the enabling powers of cooperative group-think acceptance. Simultaneously, we would set up “Family Guidance” centers (like Planned Parenthood), mostly in these poorer neighborhoods, sponsored by apparently altruistic means (like The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Ford Foundation, etc…). By offering free and at cost “services” like counseling and abortion procedures, eugenics would become an unfathomed reality. Also, we would establish such clinics in third world populations and require through international law these services by local and world government (United Nations) decree. Denial of “mentally unstable”, single, or financially inadequate mothers to the privilege of bearing a child would be necessary, and so forced abortions and one child policies would become commonplace and even eventually acceptable. Constant propaganda through mass media and respected public figures would reinforce the fallacious and deceptive worldly perspective that over-population is on the verge of destroying the planet. Thus, we would ensure a non-empathetic response from the masses as we depopulated the planet. Abortion would play a key role in this effort, ensuring that only evolutionally superior races would substantially propagate.

11.    I would incrementally set up a surveillance grid, systematically requiring a national ID card, RFID, and biometric identification measures, ultimately leading to a computerized, plugged-in, cashless society in a complete and total control grid.

Slowly building confidence in the public through the media and entertainment venues, shows like Cops, America’s Funniest Home Videos, Candid Camera, Cheaters, and “undercover investigative” news programs would be used to push public acceptance of the positive and entertaining effects that constant surveillance and closed circuit television (CCTV) have on a society through crime-prevention and security. “Reality shows” like Big Brother, The Real World, and many others would be created to downplay the intrusiveness of cameras in the home and to get the masses used to being under 24 hour surveillance. A total surveillance grid could then be slowly (incrementally) put into place – virtually under (or over) the noses of the public – in the form of traffic light cameras, built-in computer web-cameras, security cameras on every corner, cable box and video game console cameras, satellite high definition surveillance feeds, and eventually mandatory government monitored in-home cameras (first in child custody and criminal cases, and later for every home), as well as digital wireless wire taps, cell-phone conversation recordings, collection and filing of text messages and emails (in federal fusion centers), and tracking through GPS positioning on cell-phones, products, and ID cards containing RFID tags, RFID embedded car license plates and on-board services like On-star and other GPS based devices. Playing on the ease and convenience of ATM, credit card, radio frequency ID (RFID), microchip, and other paper-free solutions, I would then push to make cash an obsolete form of payment, incrementally phasing out paper money in lieu of bank cards, credit and biometric scanning (thumb, body, and eye scans). By creating a cashless society, all forms of payment could then be tracked without discrepancy, taxed without fail, clandestinely monitored for suspicious activities (against us), sold to product placement organizations, and would ensure that the privacy of cash transactions be abolished. In this way, a total control and tracking system of all money and wealth would be accomplished. If a citizen steps out of line or is found to be contemptuous of the puppet government or our new social order, this dissenter and anyone involved with him would be shut off, his credit and digital bank account drained, his life ruined or his rendition approved… squashing any rebellion before it can receive adequate funding or become an menace to us. Also, by requiring permits for any type of protest or group meetings or gatherings, no unapproved, underground, political, or dissenting clubs or groups would be able to be formed, and secrecy would be increasingly difficult for these groups to maintain. They could easily be infiltrated, assigned provocateurs and watchers, and be remotely listened to or spied upon through cell phones and other clandestine listening and recording devices.

12.    I would ask citizens to monitor the actions of other citizens and offer rewards for tips and information, so that the people began to police themselves.

With the fear of being turned in or reported by their neighbors and friends, policies of conservation, curfew, housing conformity, rationing, wealth-sharing, auto maintenance, yard maintenance, diet guidelines, child welfare, association codes, criminal activity, public displays of emotion or affection, visitor logs, and general societal conformity would be strictly adhered to for fear of fines, confiscation, child custody loss, and imprisonment for violation of the law. Punishment would be a constant fear no matter where a citizen traveled. A small percent of the population would thrive on this type of “tattletale” behavior and feel empowered by it… and even volunteer to be trained as unpaid “thought police”. The use of RFID readers could be implemented here so that no cases of mistaken identity could take place, ensuring the total accuracy of citizen reporting (once the cataloging and mandatory RFID chipping of the population had taken place).

13.    I would give law enforcement powers to private security firms and use them to police the masses.

Blackwater, Bid Patrol, and other private security mega firms and corporations would be given no-bid contracts to assist police in their patrol and monitoring of the citizenry, once presidential directives and legislature mixed with secretive martial law mandates were put into effect. I would give these private security patrols “stand down” power, meaning they would have authority over state and local police officers. Felons, disgruntled immigrants, ex-military, dishonorably discharged ex-military and police, and other undesirables in law enforcement would be sought after to fill the ranks of these security firms. This would accomplish the same loyalty to the security firm as it would to such organizations as the mafia, and ensure the willingness to fire upon, arrest, and force civilians into internment camps: innocent men, woman and children. Foreign soldiers would also be utilized (through the United Nations or similar global governing body), since firing upon and imprisoning a foreign populace is not as difficult as firing on your own countrymen.

14.    I would start a media empire (like Hollywood) in order to subliminally project our views, policies, and propaganda through the entertainment industry.

We would write and produce books, movies, and television series that actually tell the people of our plans, but that are portrayed in a way that makes them seem fictional or even impossible. Thus, the masses would train themselves that terms like world government, conspiracy theory, New World Order, Illuminati, Free Masonry, secret societies, and Big Brother to name a few, are ridiculously unreal concepts and that the people who talk about them are crazy or insane conspiracy theorists. At the same time, these media outlets would covertly project our controversial themes and ideals such as global depopulation, eugenics, sterilization, quarantine and forced vaccination, the correctness of war, illogical patriotism towards these wars and the country, belief in the holocaust, placement of troops in the streets against the very Constitutional laws forbidding it, color (green) revolutions, political correctness, non-rebellion, anti-Constitutional views, pro-police state views, surveillance and tracking, positive or humorous drug and alcohol use, desensitization from blood, torture, police brutality, and violence, and many other global themes. I (we) would feminize the idea of the masculinity of men, promoting the positive aspects of homosexuality, and give the impression through television and movies that women are stronger and more intelligent than men, and that men are the unintelligent dreg of society.

15.    I would degrade the quality of music and its lyrics to the point that, only through intense repetition and hype could a song be liked or accepted as popular music.

After incrementally purchasing or corporately taking over almost all of the radio stations in the country, as well as the corporations which produce, chart, and sell such music, I would only allow to be aired on radio those songs and bands whose lyrics were non-dissenting, non-anti-government, non-anti-war, and generally degrading towards women, police, family values and morals. By establishing a federal censoring hub (such as the CDC) I could ensure that only group approved themes and conforming lyrical messages get airplay. I would force popular music to be kid and high school oriented: so immature in fact, that older generations would not be able to relate to the childlike, unimpressive, and immature messages in the music. I would actively discredit culturally significant forms of music and label them as alternative, unpopular, or old. In retrospect, I would disassemble music programs in public schools through budget cuts to reinforce the cultural hole I’ve created by these actions, filling that hole with sports and other non-vocational activities and re-educational types of subjects. I would create nationally syndicated talent shows in order to let the “voting” public decide their favorite entertainer, and then contractually exploit their “choice” as the next big thing. I would ensure that drugs and alcohol be introduced and/or sustained within bands to ensure the short lived legendary status of truly great musicians and artists.

16.    I would build a corporate empire out of the prison industry.

I would imprison at least 1% (1 out of 100 people = 3 million people) of the entire United States population and hold that minimum internment percentage on a permanent basis. I would in turn grant government and corporate business contracts to these private, state, and federally run prisons, essentially turning them into forced labor camps, paying much less than minimum wage and saving our corporate partners huge amounts of capital. Funding for the overhead of these prisons could easily be taken from each state tax fund, and this would continually help to keep states on an over-budget mode, forcing state debt to our central banks through their borrowing to pay for their falsely inflated budgets. I would project a sense of the righteousness of these prisons through media and entertainment, blacking out of the news the true nature of these facilities as indentured servitude, for-profit institutions.

17.    I would form an international representative group of all countries (very much like the United Nations) in the name of international law, conservation, and humanitarian efforts to halt poverty and hunger… and slowly (incrementally) turn over the country, its military, and its laws to this group.

While the state and local propositions and laws would have the illusion of being decided by ballot initiatives as well as local and state legislature, I would ensure that through presidential directives, federal mandates, congressional billing, and senatorial decree, that the law and power structure in the United States and world-wide would be transferred steadily yet incrementally over time to this international, or new world government (order). I would keep this information secret from the public for as long as possible, and even project it (the U.N.) as weak and un-influential in world and U.S. policy through the controlled media.

18.    I would implement social networking websites.

Sites like MySpace, Facebook, and YouTube would be portrayed as the ultimate form of expression, where your virtual self can be free of physical constraints, and where you can say whatever you want without fear of persecution, castigation, or criminal charges. In reality, they would become voluntarily storable catalogs of each citizens’ personal information, tastes, likes, dislikes, product placement preferences, sexual preferences, criminal thought processes, buying habits, musical tastes, legal and illegal download and upload histories, future plans and travel destinations, conformity scale (susceptibility to brainwashing and hypnotic suggestion), opinions about their puppet government, and weather or not they have an actual comprehension of their ruling elite class (us).

19.    I would slowly (incrementally) and covertly gain influence over religious institutions as a means to further control the easily suggestible church-going masses.

What better way to conquer a nation, than to take away it’s spiritual release?”   – The Fixx: 1986

I would place on the payroll and give airtime to the most charismatic of evangelical speakers to preach the word of God, as I would require it to be projected. In turn, these evangelists would subvert the churches and use their members by way of voting in elections for our interests on measures, initiatives, and for certain two-party candidates. Through a Federal regulatory body (like F.E.M.A.), I would institute a set of mandates to religious leaders, ideals like gun control, gun bans and confiscation, obeying the laws of the land no matter how tyrannical, and submitting to checkpoints and internment or “relocation” camps without crime or guilt in the case of quarantine or martial law. In turn, these mandates would be passed down to individual church ministers across the land, dubbed – Clergy Response Teams – which would include these mandates as part of their lessons and sermons. A general message to obey and submit to the government by decree of God would be disseminated through these institutions of faith, as well as the use of only non-violent, peaceful response or protest.

20.    I would project a constant state of irrational fear onto the hearts and minds of all citizens through our corporate controlled media.

In a state of perpetual fear, hypnotized citizens would become compliant, develop controllable patriotism in support of warfare, and concede to the willingness to relinquish rights and freedoms in exchange for government protection and intervention… and to the loss of their individual liberties. Therefore, I would ensure that through lies, false flag (government staged) terrorist attacks, media propaganda, seemingly humanitarian efforts, and the alleged spread of freedom and democracy throughout the world, the perception of imminent threat be thrust onto the citizenry in return for their support of our corporate take-over of the world through military intervention and occupation. Our ownership of the media would ensure that the United States was always portrayed in a positive light, while the millions of innocent men, women, and children who are in the way of our progress are continuously bombed, killed, displaced, and forcibly removed from their homeland… blaming the terrorists (us) and insurgents (native people fighting to preserve their homeland we invade – or us playing this part) for the many war crimes and atrocities we deliver. After destroying the infrastructure of the country we occupy (the electric grid, water supply, gas lines, living conditions, food stocks, and supplies) I would award taxpayer funded no-bid contracts to our own corporations who would, in a deliberately slow and sub-standard fashion, rebuild the economy and restore the weakened (by us) infrastructure. I would place a U.S. government friendly leader or dictator in power who would have no recourse but to sign over the newly built up economy (food, mineral deposits, oil, water, etc…) as debt paid to the United States (or the United Nations) for our “help” in the restoration of the their country and its infrastructure (which again, we destroyed in the first place). If the new leader has a change of heart and refuses to continue to pay the debt at the expense of his peoples welfare, instead using the profits to actually help rebuild and assist in the livelihood of his or her people and country… we would simply invent a new reason to attack and occupy that country, assassinate or forcibly remove that U.S. funded and appointed leader or dictator, stage a political coo to remove the leader through subversion of the countries media or through our (CIA, MI6, or Mossad) assets, and start the whole process over again. I would continually stage nearly successful terrorist plots, which were narrowly avoided using “known terrorists” (our agents and assets) as suspects, and continuously televise these events. The continuance of these never-ending warlike operations, campaigns, and occupations would be necessary to keep the terror scheme in motion (but never actual declarations of war, since that would involve Geneva Convention war crimes and other human rights law protections and restrictions). Torture, indefinite imprisonment, rendition, assassination, and other usual “war crimes” would be incrementally publicized to the masses as acceptable forms of interrogation and prisoner management, since these are only crimes during “declared” wartime. However, the “War On Terror” would not fall under the category of declared war, but instead as an offensive and preventative measure for the protection of the homeland. The use of private security contractors (like Blackwater) for these actions would be most imperative for the success of this type psychological operation, since they are not subject to U.S. military law while serving privately in other foreign regions.

21.    I would kill the 2nd Amendment, ban all guns and ammunition, and disarm the public.

Through news media, movies, uninformed “liberal” revolutions, and staged (false flag) shootings at schools and in public places, the right to own firearms would be challenged on a daily basis from all sides though the constant projection of these incidents. Gang shootings, domestic violence, crime, and suicide with gun-related angles would be the headlines and main stories on news programs, newspapers, and editorials by highly respected public figures and news-castors, which are actually change-agents on our (CIA) payroll. This increase in gun-related incidents would seem true due to our constant publicity of it, and despite the actual lessening of gun-violence statistics in America due to the fluoridated water supply, prescription anti-depressants and other calming medications, and through our psych campaigns. “Clergy response teams” (local priests and key religious figures) would be instructed to preach about the evil of gun-ownership, why they should be banned, and for good churchgoers to obey the laws of confiscation – and all “laws of the land”. Gun rights groups would be portrayed in a dark light through extremely emotionally disheartening anti-gun documentaries funded by us and pushed by the controlled media (though they appear to be grass-roots, very much like Michael Moore’s “Bowling For Columbine”). The more these groups appeared to be outlawed and crazy, the more guns would be universally disliked. Of course, as board members and owners of the largest weapons manufacturing companies in the world, we would still distribute guns and other weapons to foreign countries we later intend to attack, occupy, use the armies of to invade other countries – including our own, or use them as large-scale media examples of why guns are evil. As with other Constitutional infringements, clandestine legislation would be passed in our corrupt, bought and paid for legislature long before the actual confiscations would take place, which would allow us to outlaw guns under “extraordinary circumstances”. Of course, we would then manufacture an extraordinary circumstance, event, plague, riot, revolution, or other reason to ban guns which would comply with that previous legislation, that would allow us to declare martial law if necessary, and to unconstitutionally place the military on public streets per that legislation. The logical incremental order of this process would be: (1) guns released into society by us to gangs and criminal elements, (2) hunting portrayed as cruelty to animals, (3) gun vilification, (4) gun registration, (5) mandatory licenses to carry a gun, (6) bullet registration, (7) automatic (machine) gun ban and confiscation, (8) semi-automatic gun ban and confiscation, (9) handgun confiscation, (10) collectable weapon confiscation, (11) hunting to be outlawed, (12) total rifle confiscation, (13) bow and arrow confiscation, (14) and finally knife and sword vilification and later (15) confiscation.

22.    I would implement a psychological warfare campaign through all of my resources that would convince the masses that non-violent protest is the only politically correct form of dissent.

This is perhaps our most important objective, for keeping these naïve unsuspecting slaves under absolute dominative power and control by only a handful of men is absolutely required… for if even 2% of the people ever united as one and fought back against us with the 2nd Amendment behind them, they would without question defeat us and our goals. Despite the fact that the United States is celebrated as historically winning its independence only through violent revolution against England and its monarchy, and that it was written by one of it’s founders, Benjamin Franklin that, “Occasionally, the tree of liberty must be stained with the blood of tyrants and patriots.” I would convince the people that although we – as an elite minority – work completely outside of and free from the constraints of the laws that supposedly govern us all, they (the people) must work only from within them. This hidden paradox is the key to our success. Through red tape and corruption in the highest levels of the government and in the court system, we would ensure that no punishment or consequences would befall any in our faction. Though we would allow for protests and dissenting views, they would receive no media attention and would eventually only be allowed in what we might call “free-speech zones”, by permission of a permit, and under police surveillance in a blocked off area away from the actual thing being protested. We would portray these dissenters as racist, unpatriotic, violent extremists, and anti-American. We would actively portray militia groups in the same light. We would make movies like ‘Gandhi’, which would reinforce the fact that non-violent protest is actually a viable form of implementing change, though in truth much violence ensued during that particular part of history, and no peaceful resistance has ever changed or replaced a government. We would use deterrents like police brutality and the arresting of protesters as scare tactics to prevent others from protesting at later dates. Once again, conformity would be garnered and the feeling of helplessness would be etched into the patriot movement since they would gain no access to our controlled medias, except the dark light that I would allow to be shown on them. Only the craziest fringe elements of these groups would be given the media spotlight, as well as our imposters and provocateurs posing as parts of these groups, discrediting the rest of the movement in the eyes of our media viewers. Lastly, under the guise of some unfathomable and improvable medical benefit, I would poison the country’s water supply with a toxin that would subdue its victims, ensuring complacency and eliminating the urge to fight back against our tyranny. Fluoride would be the ideal substance for this, since it was tested and worked beautifully in the Nazi concentration camps and in other tests on populations and prisoners in the early 1900’s. It also has the added benefit of causing osteoporosis and other toxic bone and tissue disease, which would increase profits in our medical and pharmaceutical endeavors. And, since fluoride is the waste product of the aluminum industry, our conglomerates will save millions of dollars from not having to dispose of this highly toxic substance, and instead would make a profit from selling this byproduct to the government. Everyone wins!

23.    I would destroy man’s symbiotic connection and dependence on nature, replacing it with a dependence on my corporations, products, and institutions which would actually purge over time the ancient and intimate knowledge of farming, ranching, and natural medicines and healing, and eliminate the peoples capability of real self-sustainability, ethics, respect for nature, and even their love for one another.

They took all the trees, and put them in a tree museum, and charge us all a dollar and a half to see them… They paved paradise, and put up a parking lot.” – Joni Mitchell

By transforming the rugged natural terrain and beauty of rural areas, cities, and communities into landscaped, manicured, manufactured, and easily recognizable or familiar settings (i.e. strip malls, grocery stores, fast food, department stores, recognizable chain stores, etc…) the feeling of comfort and unending sustenance would be established. So much so in fact, that roads would merely become paths to the next set of the same brand name stores, and travelers would be disappointed at having to try something new. Vacationers would begin to prefer a hotel with a chlorinated pool as opposed to natural beauty of a lakeside cabin. They would begin to leave unpopulated areas alone, except to populate them with more of the same. They would begin to care less about these wild places, not even noticing as species extinction, depopulation, mass pollution, and deforestation was taking place. And since I or my colleagues and co-conspirators would own the majority of environmental foundations and clubs, this type of news would never even reach the ears of the average consumer, and they would instead be sold on protecting species who need no protection at all. For instance, I would force farmers off their land by denying them water, making the land worthless to grow food. I would simply make these now liberalized consumers believe that a fish or bird, which was dependent on that water for its very survival, was going extinct due to the divergence of that water. No proof would be needed as long as it was presented in an emotional media campaign backed by our environmental groups. The water would be diverted by legislative act, the land would dry up, the farmers and their families would be forced to move off the newly infertile and dry farmland, and the vacant land would be ripe for the picking so to speak, under the guise of a drought or water crisis. Food shortages would be a welcome side effect of this land grab, making food prices soar and only benefiting our corporate partners, not to mention some starvation leading to more depopulation. A general lack of appreciation for nature would thus ensue, and would even manifest in the most inundated of city dwellers as abhorrence for anything natural, dirty, or living (animals, bugs, weeds, dirt, etc…). Un-manicured or uninhabited wild areas within or on the edge of these cities would be considered dirty and uncivilized. These still natural unpopulated areas would then lose value, both organically and monetarily, leaving vast expanses of undesirable land to be bought up by our companies for pennies on the dollar. Concern for those who we would force off of these sparse locations, families who might have settled that land hundreds of years previous, would be non-existent due to our control of the media. I would use eminent domain to forcibly buy their property either in the name of conservation or for government need. I would then, after a necessary period of time, use that land for mining, drilling, logging, factories, highways, or other reasons and resource management which were opposite of the supposed altruistic reasons that we originally acquired it. In this way, I would eventually force all people to live in the unnatural, unappealing, unhealthy, competitive, socialistic, non-self-sustaining, and smart grid biometrically wired mega-cities I would incrementally set up.

In a setting of constant competition, the system of ethics in the workplace could be suppressed or even eliminated. In a “dog-eat-dog-world” which I would create… manipulation, cutting corners, and even lying, cheating and stealing would be rewarded with promotion, praise and bonuses. Persons who either through proper upbringing or are morally and ethically idealistic by nature, would be forced to conform, quit, or become stagnant in their workplace. I would project this noble value system as unproductive, making it appear weak in the eyes of business management – though the opposite is true – so that non-conformity to the competitive system would leave the most strong-willed of people in a constant state of melancholy and dejection, never being able to get ahead. This would ensure only the most ruthless competitors would remain in charge, and serve to ensure that this competitive, non-ethical work environment would ultimately stay in place… eventually without even our supervision. As before, re-education in schools, media, and entertainment venues would be used to reinforce this conundrum. ‘From the top’ memos and propaganda from our CEO’s and board member meetings would also be used to strengthen this resolve and underpin these desired non-ethics, which would be repeated over and over again by news anchors and portrayed in television and film for reinforcement.

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This not-so-fictional work is very much what I see happening in this country today. Through the organizations and funds of the United Nations, our country has incrementally lost its independence from foreign domination. Be it England and its queen or the United Nations and its ambassadors, the effectual tyrannical rule is the same. The cost is astounding. And the loss of liberty is unacceptable. Our military is now under the control of this world governing body, and is unconstitutionally being used to patrol our streets and occupy the world. Our leaders are under its influence, and its policies are now our own.
The only way to stop this tyranny and to regain our sovereignty as a free nation is for the people to stand up as one united group and demand from our leaders that the United States, its government, and its legislature must immediately and unequivocally withdraw from the United Nations with no-strings-attached. The longer we wait, the more ingrained we will be in U.N. sanctions and red tape, and the harder it will be to get out. This is our last chance as an independent country; for the policies of this wicked organization has all but engulfed our constitution, our rights, and our freedoms with its anti-sovereign, pro eugenic agendas. If we don’t make a stand against our own corrupt government and this horrific United Nations stranglehold over our country, then the concept of America as a free and sovereign nation is all but over.

Freedom is not free. We must fight for it… together.

I hope that it is not too late.

God speed.

Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
September 16, 2009

*** My wholehearted thanks to the true heroes, researchers, and patriots like Alex Jones, Steve Quayle, Mike Rivero, Alan Watt, Ron Paul, and so many others before them who have risked or lost their lives in the uncovering, publication, and exposing of these elites and their horrific agendas of which I speak, and which I assure you without hesitation are as real as you or me. They have opened my eyes to reality, and because of them I can attest that the truth will indeed set you free. Please turn off your televisions (controlled media outlets) and visit and support these brave people by clicking on their names, which will link to their websites. Read, listen, learn, and be free…