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Obama Signs Executive Order, National Guard to be sent to Africa to fight Ebola - Report by Mary Greeley

Executive Order: Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Individual Ready Reserve Members of the Armed Forces to Active Duty

Executive Order -- Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Sept 18, 2014

-On September 18, 2014, in conjunction with public statements regarding United States intervention in the West African Ebola Epidemic, the White House issued a new Executive Order entitled, "Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria."

Ebola is a hemorrhagic fever caused by a virus, not a bacterium. Nonetheless, the bureaucratic control structure established by the EO is broad enough, especially in conjunction with other Executive Orders and regulations, to cover preparations for what the CDC itself has called the "inevitable" Ebola outbreak in America.

read full Executive Order here

 

Executive Order -- Revised List of Quarantinable Communicable Diseases

REVISED LIST OF QUARANTINABLE COMMUNICABLE DISEASES - July 31, 2014

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 264(b) of title 42, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

 Section 1.  Amendment to Executive Order 13295.  Based upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Acting Surgeon General, and for the purposes set forth in section 1 of Executive Order 13295 of April 4, 2003, as amended by Executive Order 13375 of April 1, 2005, section 1 of Executive Order 13295 shall be further amended by replacing subsection (b) with the following:

 "(b)  Severe acute respiratory syndromes, which are diseases that are associated with fever and signs and symptoms of pneumonia or other respiratory illness, are capable of being transmitted from person to person, and that either are causing, or have the potential to cause, a pandemic, or, upon infection, are highly likely to cause mortality or serious morbidity if not properly controlled.  This subsection does not apply to influenza."

 Sec. 2.  General Provisions.  (a)  Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

 (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department, agency, or the head thereof; or

 (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

 (b)  This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.

BARACK OBAMA

 

Could Congress Legalize Raw Milk? The natural health community has been touting the benefits of raw milk for years. Now there are two bipartisan bills in Congress to help legalize it. Action Alerts! In a victory for supporters of the raw milk movement, Reps. Thomas Massie (R-KY), Chellie Pingree (D­ME), and a bipartisan coalition of eighteen other lawmakers, have introduced two congressional bills:

· * The Milk Freedom Act of 2014 would overturn the interstate ban on raw milk, as well as provide relief for small, local producers who have been harassed, fined, and prosecuted for distributing unpasteurized dairy.

· * The Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2014 would allow the interstate shipment of raw milk between two states where the sale of raw milk is already legal.

Raw milk is natural and healthful. The government estimates that 1% to 3% of Americans are drinking it. As the Weston Price Foundation notes in their Real Milk campaign, people are 35,000 times more likely to get sick from other FDA-protected foods than from raw milk.

Executive Order #13575 - Establishment of the Rural Council: Policy. Sixteen percent of the American population lives in rural counties. Strong, sustainable rural communities are essential to winning the future and ensuring American competitiveness in the years ahead. These communities supply our food, fiber, and energy, safeguard our natural resources, and are essential in the development of science and innovation. Though rural communities face numerous challenges, they also present enormous economic potential. The Federal Government has an important role to play in order to expand access to the capital necessary for economic growth, promote innovation, improve access to health care and education, and expand outdoor recreational activities on public lands.

Defender of WildLife Home Page

Rule By Fear or Rule By Law? - Since 9/11, and seemingly without the notice of most Americans, the federal government has assumed the authority to institute martial law, arrest a wide swath of dissidents (citizen and noncitizen alike), and detain people without legal or constitutional recourse in the event of "an emergency

Lakota Indians Establish Their Own Country Within the United States

During the week of December 17 - 19, 2007, Lakota Indian leaders traveled to Washington DC and withdrew from the constitutionally mandated treaties to become a free and independent country. They do so in a fully honest, legal, and ethical manner.

U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS DECLARATION ON RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES;

'MAJOR STEP FORWARD' TOWARDS HUMAN RIGHTS FOR ALL, SAYS PRESIDENT

Vote: 143 ­ 4 ( Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States) -­ 11;

The General Assembly today overwhelmingly backed protections for the human rights of indigenous peoples, adopting a landmark declaration that brought to an end nearly 25 years of contentious negotiations over the rights of native people to protect their lands and resources, and to maintain their unique cultures and traditions.

By a vote of 143 in favour to 4 against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States), with 11 abstentions, the Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which sets out the individual and collective rights of the world's 370 million native peoples, calls for the maintenance and strengthening of their cultural identities, and emphasizes their right to pursue development in keeping with their own needs and aspirations. http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2007/ga10612.doc.htm



Codex Vitamin Info

Codex Vitamin Agenda Timetable Sped Up:

Meetings Now Scheduled Yearly for CCNFSDU Instead of Every 2 Years

 

International Advocates for Health Freedom - http://www.iahf.com

IAHF List: See http://www.codexalimentarius.net/timetab.htm

 

The Pharma Cartel has sped up its timetable for shoving a highly

restrictive, genocidal, Codex vitamin standard down our throats by deciding

to hold annual (instead of biannual) meetings of the Codex Committee on

Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Use, from now on until they

finalize their entire agenda.

 

You can see the schedule on at the url above. Meetings of the CCNFSDU, (the

Codex Committee pushing the restrictive vitamin standard) are now scheduled

in Berlin, Germany for:

 

2001: November 26-30

2002: November 4-8

2003: November 3-7

 

Whereas I previously estimated it could take another 5-6 years for the

Cartel to push their agenda for vitamins through to completion at step 8

(its at step 3 now), it is painfully clear to me that the Cartel could now

do it by 2003, not only because they have advanced their timetable, but

also because they will be letting a large number of third world countries

join the committee, expanding it considerably.

 

The problem with this is that in the third world, you can easily buy a

Codex delegate with the proverbial blonde and a case of Scotch.

Multinational corporations have gross revenues that dwarf those of third

world nations which are very easily manipulated by promises of money and

jobs. At Codex, its one country, one vote, with zero consideration given to

the population of a country, or whether or not the country even

manufactures dietary supplements. The so called Codex "process" goes

diametrically against our entire system of representative government, as we

are "represented" by an unelected bureaucrat (Dr.Beth Yetley) from a

Federal Agency with a very long history of bias and outright hatred against

dietary supplements (the FDA).

 

On March 20, 2001, Congressman Dan Burton whitewashed the Codex vitamin

oversight hearing, where the only person allowed to present testimony on

the Codex vitamin issue (Karl Riedel, co chair of NNFA's International

Committee) made some highly questionable statements under oath when he

asserted that "Codex won't impact our domestic laws, it will only impact

our international sales." Cspan videotape of Riedel making these statements

will be put on the IAHF website, with a complete analysis of how what he

said was simply not true.

 

For one thing, the FDA has announced, through a speech in 1997 by former

acting Commissioner Friedman, their intention to harmonize their regs to

international standards. The transcript of this speech can be found at

http://www.fda.gov/ola/1997/319.html Scroll down to #6 International

Harmonization

 

In it Friedman stated: "FDA plans to amend its regulations and procedures

for consideration of standards adopted by CODEX. This action is

being taken to provide for the systematic review of CODEX STANDARDS in

order to enhance consumer protection, promote international

harmonization and fulfill the obligations of the United States under

international agreements."

 

(He's referring to the Sanitary Phytosanitary Measures Agreement, (SPS),

TBT and other numerous so called "Mutual Recognition Agreements"

signed under NAFTA and the WTO by a Congress that never read any of the

fine print:

 

Text of the Sanitary Phytosanitary Measures Agreement

http://www.wto.org/wto/english/tratop_e/sps_e/spsagr_e.htm

 

Despite his having been warned in writing by Congressmen Ron Paul and Peter

De Fazio that the Congressional Research Service had told Congressman Paul

that we in fact ARE required under the terms of our membership in the WTO

to harmonize our domestic laws to international standards, or face massive

trade sanctions, Congressman Burton did the bidding of the Pharma Cartel,

and would not allow any balancing testimony from other witnesses, who could

have brought forths the facts on this issue. http://www.iahf.com click on

the spinning green disk to see Congressman Paul and De Fazio's statement to

Burton.

 

I am writing a book about the Codex Vitamin Issue. The purpose will be to

arm the people of the world with the suppressed truth in the hopes that the

American people, and consumers all over the world will come to see the

hidden truth, and will swarm their governments with a demand for health

freedom so strong that the Codex shell game might yet be stopped on a

political level. With each click of the mouse, we can send the truth about

the healing power of vitamins around the world so that more and more people

can be armed with the truth. Because our best defense is a good offense,

however, it also pays to be armed as a back up, in case our peaceful

entreaties continue to be ignored as they were on March 20 by Congressman

Burton due to the manipulations of Beth Clay. A government that does not

fear its citizens is the most dangerous government there is.

 

As things stand, there is nothing whatsoever standing in the way of the

complete destruction of our domestic dietary supplement laws, except the

fact that the American people are very heavily armed, and if pushed too far

on this and other issues of sovereignty, will undoubtedly rebel against

such traitorous actions as Burton's, and will refuse to allow the

imposition of this genocidal United Nations/Pharma Cartel agenda. Strongly

recommend joining Concerned Citizens Against Police States

http://www.ccops.org also http://www.goa.org Gun Owners of America

 

IAHF encourages more people to examine the truths of the Codex vitamin

issue on the IAHF website at http://www.iahf.com Please forward this email

to more people. If you appreciate this effort to expose the Codex shellgame

and the New World Order so that it can one day be stopped, please send a

donation to IAHF POB 625 Floyd VA 24091 USA Donations can also be made

electronically by paypal on the IAHF website. Thank you for your help.


Codex Information

 

Not enough vitamin consumers, health food store owners and vitamin

manufacturers truly understand the Codex vitamin issue due to spin control

from pharmaceutical interests controlling vitamin trade associations world

wide who've actively been misleading people as to what is really going on.

 

The primary way in which Americans are being misled on the Codex vitamin

issue is this:

 

We're being told by the FDA, Congress, and by the Vitamin Trade

Associations and Citizens for Health that a finalized Codex vitamin standard

"will NOT impact our laws, it will only impact our foreign sales of

vitamins." This has confused many vitamin consumers who've sent letters to

Congress requesting a Codex vitamin oversight hearing who've been told

things by their Congressman or Senator that were scripted by the FDA which

is deliberately misleading, and the same garbage is being echoed by the

pharmaceutically dominated vitamin trade associations (CRN and NNFA) and by

Citizens For Health (due to the money they get from pharmaceutical

interests which compromise their objectivity.)

 

 

Charles Raubicheck, attorney for NNFA

stated that our vitamin laws are safe from Codex in a spin piece on the

Codex vitamin issue that went out in NNFA Today in September of '99.

He is misleading his membership, and he most likely wrote the article to

defend the business interests of the largest members of NNFA, which are

multinational pharmaceutical companies.... such as Warner Lambert, which

owns Capsugel, an employee of which (Randy Dennin) is the Chair

of NNFA's International Committee which determined NNFA's pro FDA, pro

pharmaceutical, pro NAS, anti consumer position.......

 

The "REASONS" given for this erroneous statement are as follows:

 

1. They're claiming that an exemption clause in the Federal Statute that

implements the

GATT Trade Agreement (now the WTO) "protects" our laws from harmonization

to international standards.

On PAPER they are "correct".... however in REALITY this widely touted

"exemption clause" is nothing more than a paper tiger due to how the WTO's

Dispute Settlement Body operates, and due to the immense pressure they can

exert on Congress to change our laws. Thus it is TRUE that Codex can't

DIRECTLY force changes to our laws. In THEORY we could "allow ourselves" to

be hit with trade sanctions. In REALITY, no country can afford to be due to

all countries dependence on foreign trade. No country on earth today has

"AUTARKY" any more. "Autarky" means having self sufficiency within ones own

borders.

 

WHAT IS THIS ALLEGED EXEMPTION CLAUSE?

19 USC 3512(a)(1) Which says that

 

"No provision of any of the Uruguay Round Agreements, nor the application

of any such provision to any person or circumstance, that is inconsistent

with any law of the United States shall have any effect." The statute

further states that "nothing in the URAA (Uruguay Round Agreements Act)

"shall be construed to amend, or modify any law of the United States,

including any law relating to the protection of human, animal, or plant

life or health, the protection of the environment, or worker safety, or to

limit any authority conferred under any law of the United States.... unless

specifically provided for in this act."

 

So, are the FDA, Congress, CRN, NNFA, and CFH LYING when they claim this

exemption clause "protects" our laws from harmonization to Codex standards?

 

Strictly speaking, NO, they are NOT LYING, but they are being VERY

MISLEADING and although their assertion isn't a LIE, strictly speaking, due

to how things actually play out in WTO Dispute Settlments, they might as

WELL be lying, and here is why:

 

When a WTO Dispute Panel recommendation is based on the Agreement on the

Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement) , The

SPS Agreement provides that members may either base their sanitary and

phytosanitary measures on international standards, guidelines or

recommendations, where they exist, or may introduce measures that result in

a higher level of protection IF THERE IS A SCIENTIFIC JUSTIFICATION or

which a country determines to be appropriate in accord with the provisions

of the SPS agreement.

 

So, what happens if a country doesn't harmonize their laws to the emerging

highly restrictive Codex vitamin standard?

 

Nothing would happen unless the country were challenged by another country,

say a country wishing to sell high potency vitamins for far more money by

prescription in the USA which might say that DSHEA posed an unfair trade

barrier. The challenging country could go to the WTO's Dispute settlement

body and say "The only legal basis for the USA to have a standard higher

than the Codex vitamin standard is on a basis of SAFETY. They could then

say "The standard on safety has been jointly determined by the Food and

Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Science combined in deliberation

with the Scientific Committee on Food of the European Commission, and they

have made rulings on Safe Upper Limits of vitamins and minerals which are

much LOWER than what DSHEA allows. Therefor, the USA's vitamin laws EXCEED

that which these bodies consider SAFE, and since the FDA agreed to those

terms at the Codex meeting, the USA must either harmonize its laws, or face

trade sanctions." The UL's are in the process of being agreed upon by the

Trans Atlantic Business Dialogue, and the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue,

wherein neither body conducts business out in the open, neither are subject

to the Freedom of Information Act, and the alleged TACD does not in FACT

represent American consumers at ALL! The TACD includes such rabid anti

vitamin opponents as Bruce Silverglade of Center for Science in the Public

Interest, and Sidney Wolfe of Public Citizen, both of whom have stated

publicly that DSHEA should be repealed! In an international forum both men

would be quite in favor of American dietary supplement laws being

harmonized to grossly restrictive international standards. When I

challenged Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch to take up the Codex vitamin

issue as a powerful way of calling the American public's attention to the

dangers of harmonization, due to Sid Wolfes anti vitamin stance, they have

steadfastly REFUSED to help IAHF get the word out on this! So, Nader's

groups are both massively hypocritical in their stance against the WTO.

They're against it, as long as it opposes their agenda, otherwise they're

for it.

 

Through this means Congress would have its arm severely twisted. Congress

would be told by the Dispute Settlement Body that we can't justify our

higher standards on a basis of safety, and because of how the DSB of the

WTO is structured, (they only allow testimony from government officials

such as Yetley of FDA and none from private citizens or NGO organizations)

there would be no appeal!

 

The WTO's DSB could impose massive trade sanctions against broad sectors of

our economy unless we harmonized, and these trade sanctions could effect

several large industries, all of which can send lobbyists crawling all over

capital hill like ANTS. The media would assist the assault on vitamins with

all kinds of propagandistic news stories to support the harmonization of

our laws, and Congress will kowtow to the multinationals out of fear of

losing PAC money that they need to run for reelection. Would the American

people be able to offset such a powerful lobby? I'm seeing mostly APATHY

when I try to call this issue to the Average American's attention right

now, because its just not REAL to them. Unless more people wake up in TIME,

it won't BE real to them until they start seeing Congress sell us out and

harmonize our dietary supplement laws. If it takes THAT long for the

American consumer and small vitamin companies to wake up, it will be too late.

 

HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE TO DEFUSE THE CODEX BOMB?

 

We have until March of 2001 to stop the EU vitamin proposal by helping the

European health freedom fighters to WAKE UP vitamin consumers and small

vitamin companies all over the EU! We must get vitamin consumers world wide

to sign Josef Hasslbergers anti Codex, Anti EU Vitamin Directive Petition

at http://www.laleva.org/petizione/english/petitioneng.html and we must

request that Congressman Dan Burton hold a Codex vitamin hearing to examine

this issue fully.

 

WHY HASN'T BURTON HELD A HEARING ON CODEX VITAMIN ISSUE ALREADY?

 

The main reason he hasn't is that some very powerful forces are fearful

that if one were held, its impact would go far beyond just the issue of

vitamins, it would also raise SERIOUS questions as to the wisdom of our

being in the WTO, and it would provide a large impetus for Congressmen to

cosponsor Ron Paul's bill The American Sovereignty Restoration Act which

would get us OUT of the UN, and stop this destruction of our sovereign laws.

 

IS THERE REALLY ANY PROOF THAT OUR LAWS ARE BEING HARMONIZED TO

INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS or IS THIS JUST "CONSPIRACY THEORY"

 

Evidence is found that our laws are being harmonized to those of the EU

right now on the website of the Council for Responsible Nutrition in a

press release from the recent Trans Atlantic Business Dialogue meeting

where they flat out TELL us that CEO's from multinational pharmaceutical

companies that are members of the "dietary supplement working group of the

TABD have decided on how to harmonize American and EU vitamin regulations"

All of this happened behind closed doors, with no chance for any consumer

anywhere in the world to have any say in the matter, and because TABD is

not a government body, they're not subject to the Freedom of Information

Act, so there is no way to examine the specifics of the meeting: Americans

and citizens of all 15 EU countries are being actively disenfranchised.

The CRN contacts listed at the end of the press release refuse to communicate.

 

Don't take my word for it, see it yourself at

http://www.crnusa.org/shellnr112000.html

You can download the CODEX REPORT FROM BONN: http://www.lef.org/fda/fda.htm
For more information on WTO and CODEX plus other alerts: check into the web site

International Advocates for Health Freedom http://www.iahf.com

 


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