Archives for January 2015

Who Owns the Environmentalist Movement?

From: 21st Cen­tu­ry, Fall 1992 Who pulls the strings of envi­ron­men­tal groups? The estab­lish­ment fig­ures who fund and con­trol it — from Eng­land’s Prince Phillip and the Nether­lands’ Prince Bern­hard, to U.S. cor­po­rate fun­ders like Robert O. Ander­son. Far from a grass roots move­ment, envi­ron­men­tal­ism is a big busi­ness, fund­ed and direct­ed by the lead­ing families […]

History of the “Farris” Wheel

Going Round the Leg­isla­tive Loop cir­ca 1990s The fol­low­ing extreme­ly well-doc­u­­men­t­ed arti­cle from the 1990s sheds con­sid­er­able light on the pre­vi­ous two posts that inves­ti­gat­ed Michael Far­ris of HSLDA: Far­ris’s Fer­ris Wheel… and Going Round the Far­ris Wheel. It was authored by Mary McCarthy and is repub­lished with her permission.

We Need to Stop the White House From Putting TPP and TTIP on the Fast Track To Ratification

Sen­a­tors are now work­ing around the clock to re-intro­­duce a bill that would put trade agree­ments on the fast track to pas­sage in the US after those deals are final­ized. Deals like the Trans-Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Invest­ment Part­ner­ship (TTIP) have been nego­ti­at­ed in almost com­plete secre­cy, except for pri­vate industry […]

Unprecedented Mobilization’: Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax

FA Note: Around the world water is being col­lec­tivized through “pri­va­ti­za­tion”. The goal is to get water out of the hands of indi­vid­u­als. Con­trol the water – con­trol the peo­ple. Via cen­tral­ized water peo­ple will be forced to live where and how those in con­trol desire. Cen­tral­iza­tion of water means you will live where you […]

Going Round the Farris Wheel

Michael Far­ris: More Dis­turb­ing His­to­ry and Ques­tion­able Asso­ci­a­tions Since the post yes­ter­day, “Far­ris’s Fer­ris Wheel…”, a num­ber of indi­vid­u­als have sent addi­tion­al links with more research and back­ground infor­ma­tion on the dis­turb­ing activ­i­ties of Michael Far­ris. Below are some fur­ther items for read­ers to explore. Again, read this your­self and draw your own con­clu­sions. Warning: […]

Ditching US dollar: China, Russia launch financial tools in local currencies

Chi­na and Rus­sia have effec­tive­ly switched to domes­tic cur­ren­cies in trad­ing using finan­cial tools as swaps and for­wards, as they seek to reduce the influ­ence of the US dol­lar and for­eign exchange risks. The agree­ment signed in the end of Octo­ber comes into force Mon­day, Decem­ber 29, and pro­vides a cur­ren­cy swap of CNY150 billion […]

Who is Robert Pondiscio and What Does He Think About the Questioning of Common Core?

This is what hap­pens when an edu­ca­tion reformer doesn’t want to answer seri­ous ques­tions about Com­mon Core. He blocks ‘rav­ing mani­acs’ (parents/taxpayers/teachers/administrators) con­cerned about the lack of research/data on Com­mon Core and the fact that the creators/validation Com­mit­tee had to sign non-dis­­­clo­­sure agree­ments. He insists he wants to deal in facts but when asked about […]

Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025

Weath­er as a Force Mul­ti­pli­er:  Own­ing the Weath­er in 2025  A Research Paper Pre­sent­ed To Air Force 2025 by Col Tamzy J. House Lt Col James B. Near, Jr. LTC William B. Shields (USA) Maj Ronald J. Celen­tano Maj David M. Hus­band Maj Ann E. Mer­cer Maj James E. Pugh August 1996 ———————————————————————————-