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Fake Swine Flu Propaganda Infects Nation
by Ramiel Nagel
Monday May 4th, 2009 8:50 AM
The current swine flu pandemic is simply another myth, like the Avian flu and West Nile virus before it. Here you will get the best facts to help you see that we live in a world where there is nothing to fear – not even media and government created epidemics.

On the 10 year anniversary of the fake West Nile Virus epidemic (http://www.naturalnews.com/024754.html), a new fake virus epidemic is being marketed by the mass media, the World Health Organization, and the US government.

The current swine flu pandemic is simply another myth, like the Avian flu and West Nile virus before it. Here you will get the best facts to help you see that we live in a world where there is nothing to fear – not even media and government created epidemics.

The Fake Emergency

Forty random people nation wide having flu-like symptoms is not an emergency, yet the US Government declared a state of emergency. Meanwhile, real health emergencies like: pollution, autism (250,000+), diabetes, FDA approved prescription drugs (such as Vioxx) which kill over 100,000 people per year and cancer are ignored. The 3.5 million homeless people in the land of the free, and the approximately 3 million children who live in homes, in the US, in which there is at times, too little to eat are ignored.

According to the Center’s of Disease Control’s (CDC’s) own reports, most Swine flu cases in the US could not be connected to Mexico, pigs or other sick humans. Only 3 of 47 documented cases were known to have traveled to Mexico. And 40 of the 47 cases have not been linked to other cases. (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm58d0428a2.htm?s_cid=mm58d0428a2_e)

In the two California cases which are confirmed, the CDC writes, “Neither child had contact with pigs; the source of the infection is unknown.” Without evidence that human-to-human transmission occurred, the CDC simply jumps to the conclusion that it is likely contagious between humans, stating, “The lack of known exposure to pigs in the two cases increases the possibility that human-to-human transmission of this new influenza virus has occurred.” (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5815a5.htm)

According to the 1988 Journal of the American Medical Association, “continuous transmission of Swine influenza virus in humans has not occurred.” (JAMA 1988, Vol. 260, No 21, pg.) In plain English, the Swine flu has never been proven to be contagious.

Because the CDC could not find infected pigs to blame for the flu symptoms in children, they assume the children got it from another human, even without any evidence to the fact.

Other Legitimate Explanations for the “Swine Flu”

New diseases and scares can be converted into millions or billions of dollars of profits when people believe it is a virus that is beyond their control to stop. Meanwhile there are plausible explanations for flu outbreak. If we acknowledge these reasonable explanations for disease outbreaks, it would make corporations liable for their polluting ways and we would have to stop blaming viruses for diseases. (Nothing anybody seems to want to do right now.)
We all know that air pollution can make us sick. And where did many of the swine flu cases originate? The city with the highest levels of air pollution, Mexico City.

Preliminary research by researcher Jim West shows that schools that may be affected with Swine Flu are in the trails of airplane exhaust and adjacent to major expressways. (http://www.harpub.co.cc/swineflu2009.htm) Could swine flu really be a guise to mislead us from the dreadful effects of air pollution. Could particle pollution of microscopic sized pollutants and exhaust gasses known to cause respiratory problems, flu-like symptoms and even early death be the cause of many of the reported flu cases? (http://www.epa.gov/air/particlepollution/health.html) And could some of those cases then happen to show in a blood test, an H1N1 strain of virus due to the presence of that type of DNA recently injected from a flu shot during the past flu season?

The Swine Flu nearly Indistinguishable from the Regular Flu

The New York City department of public health explains. “In recent days, some businesses have mistakenly reported confirmed cases of H1N1 flu in their workplaces. H1N1 flu cannot be diagnosed by local doctors or hospitals. At present, only the Health Department’s Public Health Laboratory can determine if a case is probable, and only CDC can confirm it. In fact, in recent days the Department’s Public Health Laboratory has confirmed many cases of seasonal flu, which is indistinguishable from H1N1 by testing in doctor or hospital laboratories. (http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/pr2009/pr020-09.shtml)

The US Government Expects a Flu Pandemic

Just a few years ago the US government expected the Avian flu epidemic to kill 1.9 million people. (http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-10-08-flu-pandemic_x.htm)
The US government has devised a website to market and promote the concept of a flu epidemic because it believes one will occur. It is called pandemicflu.gov (or avianflu.gov). The website states its purpose is due to the “likely to be a prolonged and widespread outbreak that could require temporary changes in many areas of society, such as schools, work, transportation and other public services.”

Not only does the government believe there will be an epidemic, they are putting billions of dollars behind the hope that a massive flu outbreak will occur. To prepare for the expected (planned) outbreak of Avian flu, they are funding the stockpiling and creation of Avian flu vaccines on a massive scale. In January 15, 2009, the US Department of Health and Human Services awarded a 487 Million dollar contract to Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics to make Avian flu vaccine. (http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2009pres/01/20090115b.html)

World Health Organization Hides Swine Flu Data from Independent Scrutiny

No independent scientist is allowed to see the original strain of Swine flu, or how it was identified or isolated due to Homeland Security Laws. So there is no real independent proof even of its existence, and we must rely on news reports for evidence. Independent pandemic disease investigator Jim West, received this information from Robert Webster, Director of WHO’s Collaborating Center for Studies on the Ecology of Influenza in Animals and Birds, after requesting information about the original definitive characterization of the stock H5N1 virus strain. This H5N1 strain is the basis for all subsequent studies that claim to characterize Avian flu virus. See CDC website, regarding, "Select Agents Program."
Novavax, Inc., in Bethesda, Maryland, produce genetically-modified recombinants of the avian, swine, and Spanish flu viruses, H5N1 and H1N1, nearly identical to the unprecedented Mexican virus that is allegedly spreading to the United States at the time of this posting. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBeKB7aKzOs) (http://ukpmc.ac.uk/articlerender.cgi?artid=1242433)

Could Swine Flu Be Caused by Vaccine Mix Up?

Every day we are exposed to foreign tissue from animals in the form eating chicken, eggs, fish, cheese, and so forth. Yet these tissues do not make us sick or infect us, because our digestive system uses, lives off and assimilates foreign tissues.

How can pig DNA find its way into two California children who are said to have Swine flu? One possible explanation is that there are contaminated batches of flu vaccine floating around. The flu vaccine already contains the H1N1 “virus.” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_H1N1_flu_outbreak) This H1N1 virus is so close to the Swine flu virus that regular laboratories cannot tell the difference between the “normal” H1N1 strain and the Swine flu strain. It is not unreasonable to assume that “accidently” a new H1N1 virus may have slipped into some batches of flu vaccines, in light of the evidence presented of labs mixing viruses. Another plausible explanation is unclear tests are confusing the H1N1 in the flu vaccine, with the supposedly new H1N1 Swine flu strain and the government is then just jumping to conclusions. It is well known that millions of people in the 1960’s received polio vaccines contaminated with the simian SV40 monkey virus, which caused cancer in some people who were injected. (http://www.sv40foundation.org) Humans and pigs share DNA structures. It is possible that the indentified “pig” genes could be a ‘misinterpretation’ of similar looking human genes, promoted as fact for its propaganda value.

The Missing Virus - The 1918 Epidemic Was Not caused by the Flu Virus

Fear of a flu epidemic is based upon the supposed flu of 1918 and 1919 in which 20,000,000 people are said to have died. This old epidemic is important today because the US Government and media entities constantly provide this epidemic as proof another epidemic will happen. And thus base their public policies on this flu. But what evidence do we have that these people died from the flu? The US government’s own website claims that in 1918 scientists did not understand viruses. (http://1918.pandemicflu.gov/the_pandemic/04.htm) And it wasn’t until 1933 that the influenza virus was discovered. But where is the missing is the link from the discovered influenza virus and the 1918 pandemic? One would expect to see scientific articles, documents, lab reports, linking the two together. Yet, we see none.
Meanwhile, scientists at Emory University in Atlanta recently have announced that they discovered that it was NOT THE FLU virus that killed people in the epidemic. But rather people died from bacterial infections, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae. (http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSTRE5146PD20090205?feedType=RSS&feedName=scienceNews&sp=true)

According to health researcher Dr. Dan Duffy, the 1918 flu deaths were caused by frequent use of medications like CALOMEL, used to treat “sepsis.” Sepsis is another word for infection. (http://www.whale.to/m/duffy.html) Calomel is mercury. With two independent sources saying essentially the same thing, it is quite reasonable to assume that a majority of people died of the flu epidemic, as a direct result of a Streptococcus infection, or of the result of being treated for the infection with poisonous mercury. During the same time, if people exhibited flu like symptoms they may have been given methyl chloride, which was used in for cough syrup in 1918. Methyl chloride is also used as a refrigerant, a solvent, and it is neurotoxic, with side-effects, e.g., drowsiness, and coma. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methyl_chloride)

The point is, that in 1918 people didn’t die from the flu virus.

Most of us have had the flu. It doesn’t feel good, but deaths from the flu are extremely rare in modern times. How was it that 20,000,000 people died from the flu back then, when today it is relatively harmless? The simple answer makes sense here. It was not the flu, but something else that caused the deaths.

The 1976 Swine Flu Scam

A soldier in Fort Dix, New Jersey was the only death and the only “confirmed” case of swine flu in 1976. Because of this one case, and the supposed few hundred others who had flu like symptoms, a massive Swine flu vaccine campaign was initiated by President Gerald Ford, perhaps to make him look good, like he was protecting the nation, at a cost of approximately $135,000,000 of 1976 dollars. (About 500,000,000 in today’s dollars)
According to the Great Bird Flu Hoax by Joseph Mercola and Pam Killeen “Dr. J. Anthony Morris (formerly of HEW and director of the Virus Bureau at the FDA) was fired after he criticized the swine flu vaccine. He pointed out that there could be no authentic swine flu vaccine because there had never been any human cases of swine flu on which they could test it.”

How does the Center’s for Disease Control get around the lack of credible evidence about the existence of Swine flu? Simple, they have no scientific studies posted on their website to back up their claims.
46 million US citizens obediently took the 1976 swine flu shot, and 4,000 of those Americans are claiming damages from Uncle Sam amounting to three and a half billion dollars because of what happened when they took that shot. “By far the greatest number of the claims - two thirds of them are for neurological damage, or even death, allegedly triggered by the flu shot.” (http://www.whale.to/vaccines/swine.html)

Even after hundreds of people became paralyzed, and many died from the 1976 Swine Flu vaccine program, nobody could ever isolate the Swine Flu virus. (http://www.whale.to/m/butler5.html) Today that same Swine flu virus has not been isolated. Isolation requires not just analyzing DNA, but proving that the DNA can infect, replicate, and transmit itself between species and cause flu like symptoms. This has not been done, and it won’t be done, because, there is no infectious Swine flu virus.

Decimation of Food Supply

Mad cow disease, Avian flu virus, and Swine flu virus. Do you see the connection?

In a supposed 2006 out break of avian flu in Turkey, 350,000 birds have been slaughtered in Turkey in two weeks time. This destroys the rural food supply for people who do not have much money or resources. In the case of the Turkey outbreak, avian flu was never confirmed. But rather two popular ways of lab testing for viruses were used, antibodies and PCR. Both tests are completely useless in establishing any sort of contributory role of viruses in illness or death. They rather show that someone or an animal was once sick.

In Egypt, 300,000 pigs were just slaughtered due to swine flu fears.

Are these epidemics simply a cover-up to destroy small farms, and to slaughter healthy pigs, chickens and cows that are used for food all over the world? And protect the industry from liabilities of air pollution, while coining huge profits on flu vaccines and medications?

Be Wary of Flu Medications

Dr. Joseph Mercola reports of the dangerous side effects of Tamiflu. They include

* Nausea
* Vomiting
* Diarrhea
* Headache
* Dizziness
* Fatigue
* Cough

Conclusions of The Swine Flu Swindle

The government has tried this before. In 1976 with the Swine flu. In 1999 with the West Nile Virus and in 2005 with the Avian flu virus.

The hype, hysteria, fear mongering, and misinformation are well beyond the scope of the actual “emergency.” Several hundred people have flu like symptoms. The media, the WHO, the US Government would have us believe that people are dropping dead like flies instantly as this “deadly” virus rapidly kills, and then spreads uncontained. Yet this is so far out of touch with reality.

The reality is, we have players in the game who will benefit with new laws and new funding. States and the Federal government engorge themselves with new powers to quarantine people believed to have the disease. That means people will be locked away in facilities or at best in their homes. Imprisoned without cause, for a disease that is not contagious and that doesn’t even exist.

The 1918 flu pandemic was not caused by the flu, but by bacterial infections (easily treated in today’s time) and poisoning from treating the infections with mercury. There is NO PROOF Swine flu is contagious, or that the virus has even been isolated and proven to cause illness.

In other words, we live in a world where there is nothing to fear, well, except for government and media created epidemics.

About the Author: Ramiel Nagel is the author of two breakthrough health books. “Cure Tooth Decay,” which teaches people how to heal and prevent tooth cavities with whole foods. And “Healing Our Children” which explains how our modern lifestyle causes a majority of diseases in our children.

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by jlm
Tuesday May 5th, 2009 6:53 AM
The backlash from doing nothing would be far greater than the conspiracy theories being thrown around now. Remember Katrina? We don't need a repeat of non-action, it leaves a very bitter taste. I'll take over-prepared any day. I hope you do not come down with anything because I'm sure you will just ride it out since it is simply a myth.
by asp
Tuesday May 5th, 2009 8:46 AM
"The current swine flu pandemic is simply another myth, like the Avian flu and West Nile virus before it."

Wow.... so when I was bit by a mosquito in 2006 and 2 weeks later, became extremely ill and bed ridden for a year... that was a myth? So, are you saying my doctor was in on this "myth"? Lab results then and current lab results show that I have West Nile antibodies in my system. More myth?
Hey, I bet the government planned the mosquito bite and everything!

I never knew a myth could cause excruciating pain up the spine causing screaming fits at 3 AM, constant fever, memory loss, the inability to function normally...etc. I have lost my thyroid, my adrenal glands are shot and now I am unable to become a mother.... oh, and those are just the minor complications.
All a myth?

In 2006, I was a 30 year old, healthy musician and artist with a great job and a great life.
I got bit by a mosquito on the top of my foot while walking my dog, I remember the day.
2 weeks later, I was extremely sensitive to light and sound, I was nauseous, I couldn't think straight... etc. 3 weeks later, I had in the worst spinal pain- words can not describe the pain.
I would never wish this "myth" upon anyone.

I was a skeptic too, once.


by gs
Tuesday May 5th, 2009 7:03 PM
Your writing that WN is a myth is disgusting and hurtful to people like me and others that have had their lives altered and changed possibly forever by the hell this virus caused on our bodies and brains. I suffered greatly with nerve pain, insomnia, tremors, fatigue, nausea and the inability to continue breast feeding my infant due to this deadly virus! It is now a year and a half after my infection that i am able to resume 75% of the life i had before infection.

It is true that most people infected don't fall ill, but there are people like me and others you can find on the west nile survivor boards that have suffered and suffered greatly from this virus.
Shame on you for minimizing the damage and pain that I and other west nile survivors have suffered.

My blood tests don't lie and are not mythical, nor are my symptoms and damage from the virus fantasy or fiction.
by Anonymous
Tuesday May 5th, 2009 8:16 PM
Better safe than sorry, right? When you say that swine flu can't transmit between people, it shows that you haven't learned about something called "evolution". Viruses mutate. Mutations make changes in how the viruses behave and spread.

I also see you've used NaturalNews as one of your sources. I'm familiar with their promotion of Scientology and other quackery.
by Smithfield factory farms "mutated" swine flu!
Wednesday May 6th, 2009 12:36 PM
This article makes several mistakes in the name of "political correctness." It seems certain leftist gatekeepers are now being counterreactionary to the media "scare tactics" about the risk of swine flu because there is fear of backlash against Mexicans because this recent strain originated there..

However, if these folks had done their homework instead of being knee jerk counterreactionaries they would discover the original contact source in Mexico occurred in the same town as a large Smithfield corporate factory farm CAFO (Confined Animal Feeding Operation) and this is the most likely source where the virus mutated into the current situation..

Don't worry, Smithfield PR reps are working around the click to distance themselves from this outbreak, as they do not want to take responsibility for the conditions at their CAFO site that enable viruses to mutate into potentially deadly strains..

The West Nile virus is different, though the response was to spray toxic pesticides around everyone's home to "kill the mosquitos". This is also the wrong approach, though that does not negate the risks of west nile virus. The mass marketing of large quantities of pesticides sprayed by county vector control districts keeps the corporations that manufacture the pesticides wealthy, as the yearly treadmill ensures that more beneficial predator insects (dragonfly larvae) that ordinarily keep mosquito populations in check are more adversely effected by pesticides than are the mosquitos, who can evolve resistance faster to the pesticides, thus needed repeated applications yearly..

The point is that just because our society mishandles a problem like West Nile virus or swine flu, does not imply that these problems do not exist!!

To solve the problems of swine flu and other future zoonoses, elimination of the CAFO conditions than enable the fast spread and mutations of virus/bacteria would be the most logical and effective means! People who want to eat meat from animals should be able to purchase directly from the rancher on open range, thereby bypassing the entire CAFO factory farm and feedlot process where the diseases occur..

Trying to downplay the swine flu will not help people in Mexico or the U.S.! If anything, this gives people on both sides of the border some common ground to advocate against factory farming CAFO operations like Smithfield!!

some background info on Smithfield in Mexico;

"Residents [of Perote] believed the outbreak had been caused by contamination from pig breeding farms located in the area. They believed that the farms, operated by Granjas Carroll, polluted the atmosphere and local water bodies, which in turn led to the disease outbreak. According to residents, the company denied responsibility for the outbreak and attributed the cases to “flu.” However, a municipal health official stated that preliminary investigations indicated that the disease vector was a type of fly that reproduces in pig waste and that the outbreak was linked to the pig farms.

The real kicker? Thus far, the possible connection to Smithfield’s Mexican operation (Granjas Carroll, above) has not been reported in the U.S. news media.

But it’s all over the Mexican media. The stories tell of giant open air cesspools of improperly treated pig waste creating massive air and water pollution and a breeding ground for virulent pathogens. “Clouds of flies” swarm over the waste and are the most likely carriers of this new and deadly disease. Now 30% of the area residents around the operation are infected with this new swine flu, and residents are demanding the Mexican government examine Smithfield’s Mexican hog operations as a potential culprit.

The Mexican government’s response? Silence."

article found @;
http://www.foodrenegade.com/deadly-swine-flu-outbreak-linked-to-smithfields-cafos/





by Dissapointed
Thursday May 7th, 2009 11:16 AM
Really, I have never read such hasty generalizations as this. I have no respect for your work nor do you hold an inch of credibility.

Please do the right thing and do some research before you pick up your pen to write.

West Nile is real.
It may not be a pandemic, but it is real.

Maybe it is not real to you because you have no experience with it.
It is real, I promise you that. Step away from your computer, go out into the real big world, and educate yourself.

by None
Monday Nov 9th, 2009 10:59 AM
"Really, I have never read such hasty generalizations as this. I have no respect for your work nor do you hold an inch of credibility.

Please do the right thing and do some research before you pick up your pen to write.

West Nile is real.
It may not be a pandemic, but it is real.

Maybe it is not real to you because you have no experience with it.
It is real, I promise you that. Step away from your computer, go out into the real big world, and educate yourself."

Where is your proof? What is your so called experience with it? Just because you see it on TV doesn't mean it is true. You need to start questioning the propaganda that is forced down your throat instead of just falling in line.