Archive for April, 2015

With All Eyes on California, Vermont Forces Through Vaccine Bill

4/27/2015

With the public focused on the lobbyist-driven California Senate Bill 277 (SB-277), the Vermont Senate quietly eliminated vaccine exemptions Thursday with an 18-11 vote. Missing the starting gun, communities across America are now facing the political push to remove the barrier between their bodies and a private company’s medical product. Attempting to squeeze every last drop of credibility from the “safe and effective” argument, senators across the U.S. appear to be ignoring the voices of their people in addition to over $3 billion of payouts in the U.S. alone from The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.

Recently, the population of Vermont, and the rest of the country, is swooning over the state’s political representatives for enacting the nation’s first mandatory GMO labeling law. After a short legal hang-up forced by corporate influence, the law will begin on July 1st, 2016. What better state to remove vaccine exemptions than one in which its politicians can do no wrong. As first reported by AgeofAutism:

Friday, April 10th, Jennifer Stella, head of the Vermont Coalition for Vaccine Choice learned that Sen. Kevin Mullin, R-Rutland, and Sen. John Campbell, D-Windsor, had tried to tack the exemption removal language onto another bill. The move was ruled to be non-germane and was disallowed.

The following Tuesday evening Stella learned that another attempt was coming, this time to tack the bill onto a vaccination registry expansion bill that had already passed the house, and would be debated the following morning. By the time the bill (H98) hit the senate floor on Wednesday, a barrage of phone calls had been made to concerned parents, who showed up in the Senate Chamber ready to fight the measure. The bill surfaced as an amendment introduced, again by Senators Mullin and Campbell, and this time joined by Senator Sears, D-Windsor.

It was at this point the process went from underhanded to simply corrupt. Appearing it would fail, the Vermont H98 sponsors decided to postpone their bill a week mirroring the exact techniques seen during California SB-277. This was presumably at the advice of lobbyists who were present on the Vermont Senate floor from the American Academy of Pediatrics, phRMA, and others. Reconvening a week later, on the same day as the final California vote (4/22), Health and Welfare Committee Chair, Senator Ayer announced that no testimony was to be heard from parents. Only “experts” would be allowed to testify with an MD, PhD or greater. Among those testifying for removal of parent’s rights was Dr. John Modlin, MD, Deputy Director of Polio for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation via phone from Geneva, Switzerland.

Minutes before the Vermont bills final 18-11 approval, Senator David Zuckerman proposed an amendment (to the vaccine exemption elimination amendment) that would allow children with genetic vulnerabilities to vaccine injury to be immune from mandated injections. In a truly telling move, Zuckerman’s plea to exempt children virtually guaranteed complications from vaccines, was quickly denied.

Both the California and Vermont bills come at a time when Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is calling for, at The Centers for Disease Control, a “Credible (vaccine) regulatory process with regulators with integrity and we don’t have that today.” In addition, prominent civil rights group the ACLU recently sent a letter to California SB-277 authors Richard Pan and Ben Allen raising serious alarms about their bill’s constitutionality.

References:
Senator Zuckerman’s Ignored Amendment
Big Pharma Lobbying in VT
Vermont Capital Reporting
Robert F Kennedy on Bill Maher

From Eric Vimont regarding Christian County food freedom battle:

Hi friends,
The next round in the war for the right to eat the food of our choice will take place this coming Friday May 1st at 9:00am at the Christian county “justice” center. It is the building on the south side of the old courthouse square in Ozark.

We would appreciate a overwhelming turn out, as we truly need to overwhelm the bias, and conflict of interest that exists within the court system today.
It is a very important thing for the officials to notice(and they have already) a large group of interested observers.

This Hearing is about the defendants (them) asking for the court to dismiss the case because we have named the members as individuals and not as a board, which can hide behind “official immunity”.
Also it is not possible to call a board to the witness stand to examine their answers for perjury, and yes they have refused to answer our direct questions, which I believe is a form of perjury.

I am happy to discuss the current status of the battle, and hope to see you there.

No Victim – No Crime!
Eric Vimont       417-366-0999

Dear friends,

Due to having too many balls in the air to juggle at this time, we won’t be having a PRC meeting at Sunnyside this Thursday as we had hoped.

We will definitely have a meeting next month with a wrap up on the legislative session and updates on other important matters regarding your God given rights and the duty to protect those for yourself and others.

Please let your friends know as we don’t want anyone to be inconvenienced.

Have a great week and be safe!

From the ever vigilant, Ron Calzone:

It’s NOT just about who has your personal data — it’s about being under constant surveillance by powerful government computers.

We are making some headway in the fight against Missouri establishing a PDMP, but leadership in both the House and Senate support it and we will have to continue to fight it to the bitter end.

Please continue to help! See the Witness Form Link, below.

SB63 is the Senate version of PDMP. It has passed the Senate and now needs to go through the committee process and a vote by the full body in the House. The Missouri House of Representatives has always passed PDMP bills – including HB130 this year, so this may be showdown time!

Fortunately, there are some great patriots and organizations fighting this terrible piece of legislation. See what they have to say about a PDMP:

Orwell's 1894 Telescreen

In George Orwell’s classic 1984, “Big Brother” used Telescreens to both pipe in government propaganda and also as a two-way surveillance tool. Virtually everything anyone did was monitored by the government and they were held accountable for anything thought politically incorrect by “Big Brother”. In this scene the story’s protagonist, Winston Smith, huddles in a corner of his apartment to avoid the scan of the Telescreen. Although he’s out of sight of Telescreen’s camera, a sensitive microphone can still pick up any sound he makes.

Last August, almost 75% of Missouri voters said “NO!” to Big Brother when they ratified a constitutional amendment to protect our personal data. It’s incredible to think that so many legislators would be supporting a PDMP. Here’s how they have voted on PDMP so far this year:

The good news is that some of the law-makers who voted FOR the PDMP the first time have changed their minds. Please call your rep or senator and ask them how they currently stand and tell them you expect them to choose liberty!

Hearing Probably On Wednesday!
Your witness form needed asap…

Witness Form – We will hand deliver your witness form, whether for or against, and also make your testimony available online for the committee to read.

Generic Witness Form: Witness form link for SB 63

 

A Lot of Risk With No Evidence of Benefit

As I’ve listened to witnesses supporting a PDMP at previous hearings, about all I’ve heard is antidotal reasons for spending a lot of money to set up a system of surveillance of law-abiding citizens. No specific statistics demonstrating that there is a particular need; no statistics showing that PDMPs are working in other states; and no proof that our personal data will be secure from identity thieves.

And even IF the data were secure, the PDMP is designed to be a government surveillance system, even when it’s working correctly!

What’s more telling than the lack of evidence supporting the need for a PDMP is the empirical data showing that Missouri won’t likely be helped by one:

According to the federal government’s National Survey on Drugs and Health, where non-medical use of prescription drugs is concerned, Missouri is only 0.26% (1/4 of 1%) worse, without a PDMP, than the national average, and all the other states already have PDMPs set up! See: archive.samhsa.gov/data/2k12/NSDUH115/sr115-nonmedical-use-pain-relievers.htm

That really makes one wonder what the real motive is for this new government surveillance system.

Let’s stop it, together! Please fill out a witness form now and get some friends to do the same.

For liberty,

– Ron

Dear supporters of secure and auditable elections:
We are happy to report that thanks to your many phone calls to Missouri House Speaker John Diehl’s office last week, HB 889, sponsored by Rep. Paul Curtman, has finally been sent to the House Elections Committee! As most of you know, this crucial bill (sometimes called “the paper ballot bill”) will phase-out the use of direct-record touch screen voting machines in Missouri, and make a paper ballot the official ballot in the state, thereby providing a much-needed reliable record of the vote for audits and recounts.
We are also happy to report that the identical Senate bill, SB 399, sponsored by Senator Bob Onder, was just passed out of the Senate Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee!!  Thank you to all who helped accomplish this through phone calls and giving testimony!

 

There is only one more month to get this legislation passed this session!  So we need your help again to keep up the momentum!!!
Please call Rep. Sue Entlicher, Chair of the House Elections Committee, and ask her to put HB 889 on the agenda for a hearing by the Elections Committee when it meets next week and to allow the committee to vote on it immediately! Unless it gets through Rep. Entlicher’s committee ASAP it will not have time to make it to the Floor of the House. This year there is a new committee structure in the House, so there is a whole other committee that this bill must go through AFTER it gets out of the Elections committee.  Rep. Entlicher says that she personally supports this bill, but to date she is unwilling to give the bill a hearing next week. This doesn’t add up, and that is why we need everyone to call.
Rep. Sue Entlicher’s phone number:  573-751-1347
If you have an additional moment or two, it would also be helpful to encourage the Senate leadership to bring SB 399 to the floor for a debate and vote.  Here is a link to their contact information:
As always, thank you for your efforts on this important cause!  And stay tuned, because as soon as we get a hearing scheduled we will be needing your Witness Forms.
–The Missouri Coalition for Transparent and Secure Elections

Questons?  Contact Republican Co-Director Frieda Keough at 314-229-8720; or Democrat Co-Director Cynthia Richards at 314-630-3916.

You are invited to meet with the Howell County Campaign for Liberty Group Thursday, April 16. At 7:00p Southern Commissioner Billy Sexton will speak to us about why he changed parties and the importance of the political parties in the County.  We meet at Chen’s Garden, 1705 Gibson, in West Plains.  Come at 6:00p to eat and visit.

This month’s agenda:

 

  • 7:00 – report on items of interest around the state
    • 7:30 – Southern Commissioner Billy Sexton will speak

The Howell County Southern Commissioner, Billy Sexton, will speak to us this month. He will tell us why he changed parties (he was appointed, initially, by the governor, as a Democrat to that office) and the role the parties play and Howell County. There will be time for a question-and-answer session

We will have reports to bring us up to date in the following areas:

–         New ONSR plan

–         COS update

–         Candidates for next election (sheriff, county commissioners, etc.)

–         Current legislative session information

–         Mike Slack – Miscellaneous

–         Other –

 

Josh Cotter, who spoke to us in February, won his bid for the West Plains city council seat. When he was speaking to us we talked of having him back, if he won, to give more detail on his plans for the city. I thought we could do that in May. The state legislature session ends sometime in May so I thought we could have our state representative, Shawn Rhoads and our state Senator, Mike Cunningham to speak to us in June and July 2 update us on what went on in the session this year. I’m open to other suggestions for those months and for the remainder of the year.

I have copies of the General Assembly Roster 2013 which has contact information for our state and federal elected officials. Copies will be available at this meeting.  I also have copies of the current Missouri Roster.  It has contact info for county officials around the state.  Copies of the US and MO constitutions and  Howell County Campaign for Liberty Group business cards will be available as well.  Copies of the 5000 year leap and Agenda 21 material will also be available as will “The Victory for State Sovereignty”, Mack/Prinz vs. USA by Sheriff Richard Mack.

The 2015 General Assembly roster’s are now available. I have them on order. The Missouri roster is not yet available.

The following article is by Judicial Watch. That group is far from hyperbolic and the article isn’t filled with speculative thoughts at all. It is important that we all understand the issue with our southern border has very serious national security issues associated with it far beyond the scope of a vastly enlarged welfare sector. Just wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of this:

ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm

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ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector.

The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Juárez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States, the same knowledgeable sources confirm.

During the course of a joint operation last week, Mexican Army and federal law enforcement officials discovered documents in Arabic and Urdu, as well as “plans” of Fort Bliss – the sprawling military installation that houses the US Army’s 1st Armored Division. Muslim prayer rugs were recovered with the documents during the operation.

Law enforcement and intelligence sources report the area around Anapra is dominated by the Vicente Carrillo Fuentes Cartel (“Juárez Cartel”), La Línea (the enforcement arm of the cartel) and the Barrio Azteca (a gang originally formed in the jails of El Paso). Cartel control of the Anapra area make it an extremely dangerous and hostile operating environment for Mexican Army and Federal Police operations.

According to these same sources, “coyotes” engaged in human smuggling – and working for Juárez Cartel – help move ISIS terrorists through the desert and across the border between Santa Teresa and Sunland Park, New Mexico. To the east of El Paso and Ciudad Juárez, cartel-backed “coyotes” are also smuggling ISIS terrorists through the porous border between Acala and Fort Hancock, Texas. These specific areas were targeted for exploitation by ISIS because of their understaffed municipal and county police forces, and the relative safe-havens the areas provide for the unchecked large-scale drug smuggling that was already ongoing.

Mexican intelligence sources report that ISIS intends to exploit the railways and airport facilities in the vicinity of Santa Teresa, NM (a US port-of-entry). The sources also say that ISIS has “spotters” located in the East Potrillo Mountains of New Mexico (largely managed by the Bureau of Land Management) to assist with terrorist border crossing operations. ISIS is conducting reconnaissance of regional universities; the White Sands Missile Range; government facilities in Alamogordo, NM; Ft. Bliss; and the electrical power facilities near Anapra and Chaparral, NM.