Sunday, 28 March 2010

REGULATED OR NOT, NANO-FOODS COMING TO A STORE NEAR YOU

A science committee of the British House of Lords has found that nanomaterials are already appearing in numerous products, among them salad dressings and sauces. Jaydee Hanson, policy analyst for the Center for Food Safety, says that they’re also being added to ice cream to make it “look richer and better textured.” Getty Images

Hundreds of peer-reviewed studies have shown that nanoparticles pose potential risks to human health ~ more specifically, that when ingested can cause DNA damage that can prefigure cancer and heart and brain disease.

At the end there is an extensive list of links to learn more about this topic.

OUT OF THE LABS AND

STRAIGHT INTO OUR BELLIES?

AOL News

Mar 24, 2010

by Andrew Schneider

For centuries, it was the cook and the heat of the fire that cajoled taste, texture, flavor and aroma from the pot. Today, that culinary voodoo is being crafted by white-coated scientists toiling in pristine labs, rearranging atoms into chemical particles never before seen.

At last year’s Institute of Food Technologists international conference, nanotechnology was the topic that generated the most buzz among the 14,000 food-scientists, chefs and manufacturers crammed into an Anaheim, Calif., hall.

Though it’s a word that has probably never been printed on any menu, and probably never will, there was so much interest in the potential uses of nanotechnology for food that a separate daylong session focused just on that subject was packed to overflowing.

In one corner of the convention center, a chemist, a flavorist and two food-marketing specialists clustered around a large chart of the Periodic Table of Elements (think back to high school science class). The food chemist, from China, ran her hands over the chart, pausing at different chemicals just long enough to say how a nano-ized version of each would improve existing flavors or create new ones.

One of the marketing guys questioned what would happen if the consumer found out.

The flavorist asked whether the Food and Drug Administration would even allow nanoingredients.

Posed a variation of the latter question, Dr. Jesse Goodman, the agency’s chief scientist and deputy commissioner for science and public health, gave a revealing answer. He said he wasn’t involved enough with how the FDA was handling nanomaterials in food to discuss that issue. And the agency wouldn’t provide anyone else to talk about it.

This despite the fact that

hundreds of peer-reviewed studies

have shown that nanoparticles

pose potential risks to human health ~

and, more specifically, that when ingested

can cause DNA damage that can

prefigure cancer and heart and brain disease.

Nestles uses nanomaterials in their products.

Despite Denials, Nano-Food Is Here

Officially, the FDA says there aren’t any nano-containing food products currently sold in the U.S. Nestles uses nanomaterials in their products.

Not true, say some of the agency’s own safety experts, pointing to scientific studies published in food science journals, reports from foreign safety agencies and discussions in gatherings like the Institute of Food Technologists conference.

In fact, the arrival of nanomaterial onto the food scene is already causing some big-chain safety managers to demand greater scrutiny of what they’re being offered, especially with imported food and beverages.

At a conference in Seattle last year hosted by leading food safety attorney Bill Marler, presenters raised the issue of how hard it is for large supermarket companies to know precisely what they are purchasing, especially with nanomaterials, because of the volume and variety they deal in.

Craig Wilson, assistant vice president for safety for Costco, says his chain does not test for nanomaterial in the food products it is offered by manufacturers. But, he adds, Costco is looking

“far more carefully at everything we buy. … We have to rely on the accuracy of the labels and the integrity of our vendors. Our buyers know that if they find nanomaterial or anything else they might consider unsafe, the vendors either remove it, or we don’t buy it.”

Another government scientist says nanoparticles can be found today in produce sections in some large grocery chains and vegetable wholesalers. This scientist, a researcher with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, was part of a group that examined Central and South American farms and packers that ship fruits and vegetables into the U.S. and Canada.

A sprayed on edible nanomaterial skin will protect the color and flavor of the fruit longer.

According to the USDA researcher ~ who asked that his name not be used because he’s not authorized to speak for the agency ~ apples, pears, peppers, cucumbers and other fruit and vegetables are being coated with a thin, wax-like nanocoating to extend shelf-life. The edible nanomaterial skin will also protect the color and flavor of the fruit longer.

“We found no indication that the nanocoating, which is manufactured in Asia, has ever been tested for health effects,” said the researcher.

Some foreign governments, apparently more worried about the influx of nano-related products to their grocery shelves, are gathering their own research. In January, a science committee of the British House of Lords issued a lengthy study on nanotechnology and food.

Scores of scientific groups and consumer activists and even several international food manufactures told the committee investigators that engineered particles were already being sold in salad dressings; sauces; diet beverages; and boxed cake, muffin and pancakes mixes, to which they’re added to ensure easy pouring.

Other researchers responding to the committee’s request for information talked about hundreds more items that could be in stores by year’s end.

For example, a team in Munich has used nano-nonstick coatings to end the worldwide frustration of having to endlessly shake an upturned mustard or ketchup bottle to get at the last bit clinging to the bottom.

Another person told the investigators that Nestlé and Unilever have about completed developing a nano-emulsion-based ice cream that has a lower fat content but retains its texture and flavor.

Women on average eat 4-7 pounds of lipstick over a lifetime. This is nanolipstick.

The Ultimate Secret Ingredient

Nearly 20 of the world’s largest food manufacturers ~ among them Nestlé, as well as Hershey, Cargill, Campbell Soup, Sara Lee, and H.J. Heinz ~ have their own in-house nano-labs, or have contracted with major universities to do nano-related food product development. But they are not eager to broadcast those efforts.

Kraft was the first major food company to hoist the banner of nanotechnology. Spokesman Richard Buino, however, now says that while “we have sponsored nanotech research at various universities and research institutions in the past,” Kraft has no labs focusing on it today.

The stance is in stark contrast to the one Kraft struck in late 2000, when it loudly and repeatedly proclaimed that it had formed the Nanotek Consortium with engineers, molecular chemists and physicists from 15 universities in the U.S. and abroad. The mission of the team was to show how nanotechnology would completely revolutionize the food manufacturing industry, or so said its then-director, Kraft research chemist Manuel Marquez.

But by the end of 2004, the much-touted operation seemed to vanish. All mentions of Nanotek Consortium disappeared from Kraft’s news releases and corporate reports.

“We have not nor are we currently using nanotechnology in our products or packaging,” Buino added in another e-mail.

Industry Tactics Thwart Risk Awareness

The British government investigation into nanofood strongly criticized the U.K.’s food industry for “failing to be transparent about its research into the uses of nanotechnologies and nanomaterials.” On this side of the Atlantic, corporate secrecy isn’t a problem, as some FDA officials tell it.

Investigators on Capitol Hill say the FDA’s congressional liaisons have repeatedly assured them ~ from George W. Bush’s administration through President Barack Obama’s first year ~ that the big U.S. food companies have been upfront and open about their plans and progress in using nanomaterial in food.

But FDA and USDA food safety specialists interviewed over the past three months stressed that based on past performance, industry cannot be relied on to voluntarily advance safety efforts.

These government scientists, who are actively attempting to evaluate the risk of introducing nanotechnology to food, say that only a handful of corporations are candid about what they’re doing and collaborating with the FDA and USDA to help develop regulations that will both protect the public and permit their products to reach market.

Most companies, the government scientists add, submit little or no information unless forced. Even then, much of the information crucial to evaluating hazards ~ such as the chemicals used and results of company health studies ~ is withheld, with corporate lawyers claiming it constitutes confidential business information.

Both regulators and some industry consultants say the evasiveness from food manufacturers could blow up in their faces. As precedent, they point to what happened in the mid-’90s with genetically modified food, the last major scientific innovation that was, in many cases, force-fed to consumers.

“There was a lack of transparency on what companies were doing. So promoting genetically modified foods was perceived by some of the public as being just profit-driven,” says Professor Rickey Yada of the Department of Food Science at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

“In retrospect, food manufacturers should have highlighted the benefits that the technology could bring as well as discussing the potential concerns.”

Bread makers are spraying nanomaterials on their loaves “to make them shinier and help them keep microbe-free longer.”

Eating Nanomaterials Could Increase Underlying Risks

The House of Lords’ study identified “severe shortfalls” in research into the dangers of nanotechnology in food. Its authors called for funding studies that address the behavior of nanomaterials within the digestive system. Similar recommendations are being made in the U.S., where the majority of research on nanomaterial focuses on it entering the body via inhalation and absorption.

The food industry is very competitive, with thin profit margins. And safety evaluations are very expensive, notes Bernadene Magnuson, senior scientific and regulatory consultant with risk-assessment firm Cantox Health Sciences International. “You need to be pretty sure you’ve got something that’s likely to benefit you and your product in some way before you’re going to start launching into safety evaluations,” she explains. Magnuson believes that additional studies must be done on chronic exposure to and ingestion of nanomaterials.

One of the few ingestion studies recently completed was a two-year-long examination of nano-titanium dioxide at UCLA, which showed that the compound caused DNA and chromosome damage after lab animals drank large quantities of the particles in their water.

It is widely known that nano-titanium dioxide is used as filler in hundreds of medicines and cosmetics and as a blocking agent in sunscreens. But Jaydee Hanson, policy analyst for the Center for Food Safety, worries that the danger is greater “when the nano-titanium dioxide is used in food.”

Ice cream companies, Hanson says, are using nanomaterials to make their products “look richer and better textured.” Bread makers are spraying nanomaterials on their loaves “to make them shinier and help them keep microbe-free longer.”

While AOL News was unable to identify a company pursuing the latter practice, it did find Sono-Tek of Milton, N.Y., which uses nanotechnology in its industrial sprayers. “One new application for us is spraying nanomaterial suspensions onto biodegradable plastic food wrapping materials to preserve the freshness of food products,” says Christopher Coccio, chairman and CEO. He said the development of this nano-wrap was partially funded by New York State’s Energy Research and Development Authority.

“This is happening,” Hanson says. He calls on the FDA to “immediately seek a ban on any products that contain these nanoparticles, especially those in products that are likely to be ingested by children.”

“The UCLA study means we need to research the health effects of these products before people get sick, not after,” Hanson says.

There is nothing to mandate that such safety research take place.

The FDA’s Blind Spot

The FDA includes titanium dioxide among the food additives it classifies under the designation “generally recognized as safe,” or GRAS. New additives with that label can bypass extensive and costly health testing that is otherwise required of items bound for grocery shelves.

A report issued last month by the Government Accountability Office denounced the enormous loophole that the FDA has permitted through the GRAS classification. And the GAO investigators also echoed the concerns of consumer and food safety activists who argue that giving nanomaterials the GRAS free pass is perilous.

Food safety agencies in Canada and the European Union require all ingredients that incorporate engineered nanomaterials to be submitted to regulators before they can be put on the market, the GAO noted. No so with the FDA.

“Because GRAS notification is voluntary and companies are not required to identify nanomaterials in their GRAS substances, FDA has no way of knowing the full extent to which engineered nanomaterials have entered the U.S. food supply,” the GAO told Congress.

Amid that uncertainty, calls for safety analysis are growing.

“Testing must always be done,” says food regulatory consultant George Burdock, a toxicologist and the head of the Burdock Group. “Because if it’s nanosized, its chemical properties will most assuredly be different and so might the biological impact.”

Will Consumers Swallow What Science Serves Up Next?

Interviews with more than a dozen food scientists revealed strikingly similar predictions on how the food industry will employ nanoscale technology. They say firms are creating nanostructures to enhance flavor, shelf life and appearance. They even foresee using encapsulated or engineered nanoscale particles to create foods from scratch.

Experts agreed that the first widespread use of nanotechnology to hit the U.S. food market would be nanoscale packing materials and nanosensors for food safety, bacteria detection and traceability.

While acknowledging that many more nano-related food products are on the way, Magnuson, the industry risk consultant, says the greatest degree of research right now is directed at food safety and quality. “Using nanotechnology to improve the sensitivity and speed of detection of food-borne pathogens in the food itself or in the supply chain or in the processing equipment could be lifesaving,” she says.

For example, researchers at Clemson University, according to USDA, have used nanoparticles to identify campylobacter, a sometimes-lethal food-borne pathogen, in poultry intestinal tracts prior to processing.

At the University of Massachusetts Amherst, food scientist Julian McClements and his colleagues have developed time-release nanolaminated coatings to add bioactive components to food to enhance delivery of ingredients to help prevent diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease and hypertension.

But if the medical benefits of such an application are something to cheer, the prospect of eating them in the first place isn’t viewed as enthusiastically.

Advertising and marketing consultants for food and beverage makers are still apprehensive about a study done two years ago by the German Federal Institute of Risk Assessment, which commissioned pollsters to measure public acceptance of nanomaterials in food. The study showed that only 20 percent of respondents would buy nanotechnology-enhanced food products.

THE ANGRY TOXICOLOGIST ~ This fellow does have a few caustic comments on the topic of nanofoods. A few quotes:

"One is a nanofilm that has anti-microbial properties. Of course, it may also leach into your food. Yum! (Okay, it probably wouldn't taste any different but untested films don't sit that well with me.)"

"As supreme prognosticator, here's what I say is going to happen. Industry will run a small test or two to make sure it's not violently, acutely toxic (I mean, if it kills someone, they can't be a repeat customer!). Then they'll use it, assuming that the regs are sufficiently vague that they can make a good case in court that they didn't have to do anything else. Then, since it's not acutely toxic and it's already on the market, it will stay. As everybody knows, it's easier to ask forgiveness than to ask permission, but it's even better if you never have to do either."

NanoFood

- News Articles

- Reports & Articles

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- Other Resources

- The role of nanotechnology, biotechnology and synthetic biology roles in future food supply explored
21 February 2010 - Nanowerk News

- Controversy surrounds nanotech food supply experiments
21 January 2010 - Examiner.com

- Supermarkets urged to lead debate on nanotechnology in food
20 January 2010 - Nanowerk News

- Food industry 'too secretive' over nanotechnology
8 January 2010 - BBC News

- Hi-tech food may alienate public, warns watchdog
8 January 2010 - The Independent

- Scholars Ask: "Will the Public Swallow Nanofood?"
7 December 2009 - Meridian Institute

- Using Nanotechnology for Dieting Purposes
4 December 2009 - AzoNano

- Nanoceuticals: Tiny Size, Big Potential
1 December 2009 - Natural Products Insider

- US organic standards board to ban nanotechnology from organic food
October 2009 - The Organic & Non-GMO Report

- Strong growth forecast for nanotechnology food packaging
25 July 2009 - NanoWerk, USA

- Nanotechnology: The new asbestos?
17 June 2009 - Food Navigator, USA

- Friends of the Earth Australia gives evidence to UK Nanofood Inquiry
2 June 2009 - Friends of the Earth, Australia

- Appropriate risk governance strategies for nanotechnology applications in food and cosmetics
2 June 2009 - SafeNano, UK

- UK Inquiry hears expert evidence that nanofood risks remain largely unknown
1 June 2009 - Friends of the Earth, Australia

- Experts Present Evidence to Committee on Nanotechnology in Food
6 May 2009 - SafeNano, UK

- Submission to House of Lords Science and Technology Committee on nanotechnologies and food
30 March 2009 - Royal Society, UK

- Novel foods, MEPs set new rules
25 March 2009 - European Parliament News, EU

- EFSA publishes opinion on the potential risks arising from nanotechnologies on food and feed safety
5 March 2009 - EFSA, EU

- Starting to explore nanotechnology's impact on major food crops
5 March 2009 - NanoWerk, USA

Archives

- A listing of nano-related food and beverage is provided by the NanotechProject in its Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory.

- Submission to House of Lords Science and Technology Committee on nanotechnologies and food - The Royal Society, UK, March 2009

- A Hard Pill To Swallow: Barriers to Effective FDA Regulation of Nanotechnology-Based Dietary Supplements - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, USA, January 2009

- Risk Governance of Nanotechnology Applications in Food and Cosmetics - International Risk Governance Council, September 2008

- Nanomaterials and safe production - the Austrian Ministry of Health, Family and Youth, Austria, September 2008

- Assuring the Safety of Nanomaterials in Food Packaging - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, USA, June 2008

The report was a result of an effort by experts from government, industry and the public interest community to examine the path of a number of hypothetical nanotechnology food packaging applications through the current regulatory system. This first-of-its-kind analysis provides a better understanding of the potential regulatory issues on the horizon for nanotechnology-enabled packaging.

- Out of the laboratory and on to our plates: Nanotechnology in food and agriculture - Friends of the Earth, March 2008

Untested nanotechnology is being used in more than 100 food products, food packaging and contact materials currently on the shelf, without warning or new FDA testing, according to a report released today by Friends of the Earth. The report found nanomaterials in popular products and packaging including Miller Light beer, Cadbury Chocolate packaging and ToddlerHealth, a nutritional drink powder for infants sold extensively at health food stores including WholeFoods.

- Health impact of nanotechnologies in food production - RIKILT / RIVM, Netherlands, September 2007
An inventory study on the current use of nanotechnology in food products, and suggestions for prioritizing the research that is needed.

- Nanotechnology – the new threat to food - Friends of the Earth, Australia, May 2007

Nanotechnology is the high technology, atomically processed antithesis to organic agriculture, which values the natural health-giving properties of fresh, unprocessed wholefoods. It further transforms the farm into an automated extension of the high technology factory production line, using patented products that will inevitably concentrate corporate control. It also introduces serious new risks for human health and the environment.

Yet in the absence of public debate, or oversight from regulators, unlabelled foods manufactured using nanotechnology have begun to appear on our supermarket shelves.

- Tiny, invisible ingredients - Food Processing, 2006

"Every major food corporation has a program in nanotechnology or is looking to develop one,” according to Jozef Kokini, director of the Center for Advanced Food Technology at Rutgers University. In fact, nanotechnology ingredients already are appearing in food.

- Consumers Union testimony on nanoengineered ingredients in food - Presented to the FDA on October 10, 2006

- Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food - the Woodrow Wilson Center and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, September 2006

- CTA Legal Petition on FDA's Failure to Regulate Health Threats from Nanomaterials - CTA, May 2006

- Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food- Nanoforum, the European Nanotechnology Gateway, April 2006

The prediction is that nanotechnology will transform the entire food industry, changing the way food is produced, processed, packaged, transported, and consumed. This short report reviews the key aspects of these transformations, highlighting current research in the agrifood industry and what future impacts these may have.

- Down on the Farm: The Impact of Nano-scale Technologies on Food and Agriculture - ETC Group, 2004

How society will be affected and who will benefit are critical concerns. Because nanotech involves all matter, nano patents can have profound impacts on the entire food system and all sectors of the economy. The merger of nanotech and biotech has unknown consequences for health, biodiversity and the environment. Governments and opinion-makers are running 8-10 years behind
society’s need for information, public debate and policies.

- Nanofoods
20 October 2008 - BBC Radio 4, UK

Does the British consumer want foods created using nanotechnology, and are they safe to eat?

The European Food Safety Authority is now bracing itself for 'nano' foods, and has just released their report for public consultation on the potential risks involved.

- Nanotech Nervousness
18 June 2007 - Great Lakes Radio Consortium, USA

Researchers are studying whether nano-sized material could purge bacteria from the digestive tracts of poultry. The bacteria doesn't harm chickens and turkeys, but it can make people sick.

- Clemson researchers develop nanoparticle chicken feed
21 February 2008 - Clemson University, USA


- NanoFood
2 June 2005 - ScienCentralNews, USA

- 2007 Joint Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition is Nanotechnology in Foods and Cosmetics

- References on Nanotechnology in Food-related Applications - Food Research Institute, University of Wisconsin–Madison, May 2007

- Institute of Food Technologists website

- 2007 IFT International Food Nanoscience Conference

- Draft Resolution on nanotechnology, Call for public debate - The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Associations (IUF), March 2007

- An issues landscape for nanotechnology standards: Report of a Workshop - Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards, Michigan State University, March 2007

- Food Nanotechnology - Institute of Food Technologists, Volume 60, No. 11, November 2006

- Nanotechnology: A Brief Literature Review - Food Research Institute, University of Wisconsin–Madison, June 2006

- Nanofood Conference 2005/2006

2009

- A missed opportunity to educate about “nanofoods”
26 February 2009 - Environmental Health News, USA

- The pros and cons of nanofoods
19 February 2009 - Cordis, EU

- Nanosilver used in food storage materials found to interfere with DNA replication
19 February 2009 - NanoWerk, USA

- Designer food or disaster - what nanotechnology might bring to the food sector
16 February 2009 - NanoWerk, USA

- Can food nanotechnology make junk food healthy?
14 February 2009 - NanoWerk, USA

- UK to investigate nanotechnology and food
4 February 2009 - FoodBev, UK

- The Irresponsibility of nanoproduct releases
1 February 2009 - Agrarian Grrl's Journal, USA

- Legislation urged for nano based materials
23 January 2009 - Food Production Daily, EU

- Governing the risk of nanotechnology in food and cosmetics
20 January 2009 - NanoWerk, USA

- Getting Your Daily Dose of Nano? Report highlights FDA’s regulatory challenges posed by nanomaterials
14 January 2009 - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, USA

- Nano sensors offer rapid detection of Salmonella, claims ARS
6 January 2009 - NutraIngredients, EU

- Investigating potential nanotechnology risks at the bottom of the food chain
5 January 2009 - Nanowerk, USA

2008

- EFSA questions nano silver safety in supplements
19 December 2008 - Food Production Daily, EU

- Newest Ingredient In Your Food? Nanotechnology
19 December 2008 - Investors, USA

- Use of TiN nanoparticles in PET bottles not toxic, says EFSA
18 December 2008 - Food Production Daily, EU

- Food safety implications of nanotechnology on agenda of World Health Organization and FAO
28 November 2008 - NanoWerk, USA

- We need to talk about nanofoods, says UK group
17 November 2008 - NutraIngredients, EU

- Nanotechnology – the new threat to food
30 October 2008 - Global Research, USA

- 96% Australians want safety testing, 92% support labelling nanofoods and food packaging
22 October 2008 - Friends of the Earth, Australia

- Shaking up the nano-food debate
20 October 2008 - 2020science.org, USA

- What’s meant by “food nanotechnology”?
10 October 2008 - Soft Machines, USA

- Nanotechnology could kill small farmers
8 October 2008 - Philippine Information Agency, Philippines

- EFSA outlines future food safety risks
6 October 2008 - FoodProductionDaily, EU

- Get Ready For Nanotech Food
6 October 2008 - Chemical & Engineering News, USA

- Safety authority urges research into nanotechnology's use in food sector
22 September 2008 - The Irish Times, Ireland

- New film could inhibit bacterial growth on conveyor belts
20 August 2008 - FoodProductionDaily, EU

- Nanotechnology: Safe and Green Cuisine
19 August 2008 - Business Week, USA

- Nano-foods: The next consumer scare?
30 July 2008 - Reuters, USA


- Future challenges in the nano food and packaging sector
28 July 2008 - Nanotechnology Now, USA

- Green tea catechins go nano: study
28 July 2008 - NutraIngredients, EU

- New Health Drink? Chemist Goes Nano With CoQ10
27 July 2008 - Science Daily, USA

- A closer look at future foods
24 July 2008 - CNET, USA

- Nano-modified Food: How Much Are Consumers Willing To Accept The Associated Risks?
22 July 2008 - Science Daily, USA

- Part of this nutritious nano-breakfast
21 July 2008 - The angry toxicologist, USA

- Nanomaterials can move up the food chain

21 July 2008 - Environmental Expert, EU

- Bottoms Up! What's in your glass?
16 July 2008 - Environmental Communication Options, Canada

- Use of Nanomaterials in Food Packaging Poses Regulatory Challenges
25 June 2008 - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, USA

- Size really does matter
19 June 2008 - The Ecologist, UK

- Nanoparticles Have Negative Impact On Mussels
10 June 2008 - Science Daily, USA

- Nanotechnology In The Food Chain? Nanomaterials Tested Not Concentrating In Higher Level Organisms
30 May 2008 - Science Daily, USA


- BFA sets new standard for nanotechnology control in the organic sector
29 May 2008 - Biological Farmers of Australia Australia

- Pumpkin plants pick-up particles
29 May 2008 - Chemical Biology, USA


- Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy calls for mandatory labeling of nanomaterials in common products
21 May 2008 - Huff Strategy, Canada


- Groups demand EPA stop sale of 200+ potentually dangerous nano-silver products
1 May 2008 - NanoAction, USA

- New proposals on novel foods
28 April 2008 - Food Standard Agency, UK

- Swiss food retailers demand information on nanotech
23 April 2008 - NutraIngredients, UE

- Food nanotechnology - how the industry is blowing it
16 April 2008 - NanoWerk, USA

- Call for research into effects of consuming nano-sized food
7 April 2008 - Food Manufacture, UK

- Once bitten ...
26 March 2008 - the Guardian, UK


- A nanotechnology biosensor for Salmonella detection
17 March 2008 - NanoWerk, USA


- Milk cartons that glow when the milk goes sour?
14 March 2008 - Business Intelligence, Middle East

- More people likely to accept nano than GM, say researchers
14 March 2008 - FoodNavigator, EU

- Nanotech Exposed in Grocery Store Aisles: Report finds Miller Light, Cadbury and other brands have toxic risks
11 March 2008 - Friends of the Earth, USA


- Sweating the small stuff
11 March 2008 - The age, Australia

- Nanotechnology chicken feed
21 February 2008 - NanoWerk, USA


- Nanostructures tested as beta-carotene carriers in beverages
31 January 2008 - France, EU

- Call for Scientific Data on Applications of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials used in Food and Feed
23 January 2008 - European Food Safety Authority, EU

- Soil Association first organisation in the world to ban nanoparticles
15 January 2008 - Soil Association, UK

- Nanotechnology Impacts Food and Food Processing
11 January 2008 - Madison Commons, USA

- Micro and Nanotechnologies for Food - a healthy and safe option?

8 January 2008 - NanoWerk, USA

- Alert over the march of the 'grey goo' in nanotechnology Frankenfoods
1 January 2008 - Daily Mail, UK

2007

- The majority of consumers are against nanoparticles in food
18 December 2007 - Newsfood, Italy

- Think big, think nano, the new area of the food industry
18 December 2007 - Food Navigator, USA

Strong Increase In Nanofood, Molecular Food And Energy From Food Markets In 2007 Worldwide
12 December 2007 - Nanotechnology Now, USA

- 'India aims for household food security'
29 November 2007 - New Mind Press, India

- Nanotechnology a 'bigger concern' than GM foods
29 November 2007 - ABC, Australia


- Nanotech projects for food sector
26 November 2007 - FoodProductionDaily, EU

- EFSA opens the floor on nanotechnology
26 November 2007 - FoodNavigator, USA

- Nanotechnology use in food applications: a scientific and regulatory challenge
14 November 2007 - Reuters, USA

- EU food industry urged to be open about nanotechnology
5 November 2007 - Food Chemical News

- Nanotechnology and Food: Healthier and Tastier Food or a Health Risk?
18 October 2007 - Tech Talk, USA

- EFSA assessing nanoparticles and cloned meat
12 October 2007 - NutraIngredients, EU

- Reliably detecting foodborne pathogens with nanotechnology and encoding/decoding techniques
28 September - NanoWerk, USA


- Taking the NanoPulse -- What's for dinner? Nanotechnology, of course
12 September 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- New nanowire combats E-coli pathogens, says study
3 September - Food Navigator

- Next-generation preservatives with nanotechnology
16 August 2007 - Food Navigator

- Agriculture and Food Workers Challenge Nanotechnologies
9 August 2007 - Scitizen

- Developing Nanotechnology To Test Food Quality
26 July 2007 - Science Daily, USA

- Polymer opal films shed light on spoiled foods
24 July 2007 - Food Profuction Daily, UE

- Developing Nanotechnology To Test Food Quality
22 July 2007 - Science Daily, USA

- Nanotechnology used in additive to keep PLA clear
19 July 2007 - Food Navigator, USA

- EU Parliament votes for tougher additives regulation
12 July 2007 - Food Navigator, USA

- Nanotech Packaging Hailed and Assailed
June - Food & Beverage Packaging

- Grocery Manufacturers Association to study nanotechnology in food packaging
7 June 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Agriculture and food workers question nanotechnology
4 June 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Nanotechnology – the new threat to food
May 2007 - Clean Food Organic, Australia

- Food and nano ... perceptions of benefits are still what matters most
12 May 2007 - NanoPublic, USA

- Food nanotechnology and public acceptance
8 May 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- The promises of food nanotechnology
27 April 2007 - NanoWerk, USA


- Former FDA Official Calls for Increased FDA Nanotech Authority
24 April 2007 - Nanotechnology Law Report, USA

- New Worlds: Non-fat Foods Get Nano Punch
11 April 2007 - The Jerusalem Post, Israel

- Old food meets new technologies, leaves food for thought
2 March 2007 - MSU Today, USA

- Ozone nano-bubbles harnessed to sterilise water
28 February 2007 - FoodProductionDaily, USA

- Nano scale coating process developed for baking sector
28 February 2007 - FoodProductionDaily, USA

- Natural Milk Protein Could Lead to Super Nutritious Foods
27 February 2007 - Nanotech Now, USA

- In Denmark, nanotechnology risk research is part of food science
16 February 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Micro-Merlots, Pico-Pinotages, Nano-Nebbiolos
13 February 2007 - Wine.co.za, South Africa


- Are you ready for your nanotechnology engineered wine?
12 February 2007 - NanoWerk, USA


- Future foods: friend or foe?
6 February 2007 - BBC News, UK


- Nanotechnology food coming to a fridge near you

30 January 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Book 'Em, Nano
24 January 2007 - Washington Post, USA

- Intelligent food wrappers with nanotechnology
18 January 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

2006

- Welcome to the world of nano foods
December 2006 - The Observer’s Food Monthly, UK

- Encapsulation innovation highlights
21 December 2006 - Food Navigator, UE

- Red nano milk?
3 December 2006 - NanoPublic Blog, USA

- Can Nanotechnology Cut Deep-Fried Foods Grease?
19 November 2006 - CBS 5, USA

- Nanotech research holds promise for food industry, say scientists
17 November 2006 - Food Production Daily, France & USA

- Smart ink nanotechnology keeps food safe
14 November 2006 - NanoWerk, USA

- Nanotech food under discussion in Amsterdam
24 October 2006 - Food Production Daily, UE

- Food fight on a tiny scale
21 October 2006 - Time on line, UK

- Nanotech-based synthetic food colorings, frying oil preservatives and packaging coated with antimicrobial agents have quietly entered the market
11 October 2006 - Information Liberation, USA

- Food at Level of Molecules
10 October 2006 - New York Times, USA


- Open Letter to the FDA to Stop Corporations from Lacing Foods, Body Care Products, & Supplements with Dangerous Nanoparticles
23 September 2006 - Organic Consumers Association, USA

- Scientists Worry About Potential Risks of Nanotechnology in Food
7 September 2006 - LiveScience.com, USA

- Experts and consumers convene on nano risks
23 August 2006 - Foodproductiondaily, France

- NanoFood: The Choice is Yours
31 July 2006 - Innovation Watch, Canada

- Lack of nanotech safety research 'serious'
24 July 2006 - Chicago Tribune, USA

- Flavor firm uses nanotechnology for new ingredient solutions
10 July 2006 - Foodproductiondaily, USA

- Scientists urge transparency in nanotech safety testing
12 May - Foodproductiondaily, France

- Report calls for nanotechnology law
19 January 2006 - Foodproductiondaily, France

2005

- Food in the 21st century
August 2005 - Environmental Health Journal

- Safer And Guilt-Free Nano Foods
10 August 2005 - Forbes

- Are You Ready For Nanofood?
20 June 2005 - Roland Piquepaille's Technology Trends

- Companies in the food industry that are using nanotechnology
5 April 2005 - Google Answers

2004

- Hungry for nano: the fruits of nanotechnology could transform the food industry
25 September 2004 - Science News

- Are scientists putting you off your dinner?

16 May 2004 - The Observer, UK

2002

- FOOD: Edible Nano is the New Frontier
5 September 2004 - ThomasNet, Industrial Market Trends

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Nanotechnology and Ethics

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- Innovation for whom? Innovation for what? The Impact of Ableism
14 December 2009 - Gregor Wolbring, Guest blog on 2020 Science

- Hooked on tech--ten alternative perspectives on technology innovation
10 December 2009 - Andrew Maynard, 2020 Science

- Ethical Debates Regarding New Developments in Nanotechnology Often too Speculative and Imaginative
27 May 2009 - AzoNano, Australia

- Ethical Evaluations of Nanotechnology
27 January 2009 - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, USA

- Water for Poor
31 July 2008 - Nanotechnology Now, USA

5 June 2008 - NanoWerk, USA

- Nanotechnology, transhumanism and the bionic man
28 May 2008 - NanoWerk, USA

- Neither Gods Nor Goo
1 March 2008 - Reason Magazine, USA

- Nano-Morals
29 February 2008 - Los Angeles Times, USA

Nanotech: Yay or nay?
29 February 2008 - Los Angeles Times, USA

- Putin warns of new worldwide arms race
8 February 2008 - NanoWerk, UK

- Nanotechnology and the God of Small Things
12 January 2008 - Andrew Maynard for SafeNano, UK

- Ethical aspects of nanotechnology in medicine
9 January 2008 - NanoWerk, USA

Archives

Nanotechnology: The Social and Ethical Issues - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, USA, January 2009

The report emphasizes ways in which social and ethical issues intersect with governmental functions and responsibilities, including science and technology policy, as well as research funding, regulation and work on public engagement.

Understanding the Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology: Highlights of a Limited Inquiry By the President's Council on Bioethics - Council on Bioethics, 2008
How do—and how will—nanotechnologies affect human health and the natural environment? How is nanotechnology in general similar to and different from other types of technology? And as nanotechnologies develop, do they endanger human dignity, and if so, how?

Small is beautiful? Nanotechnology solutions for development problems - The Broker Online, February 2008
Nanotechnology promises revolutionary solutions for all kinds of problems. At this early stage it is possible to outline the applications of nanotech that could contribute to development and poverty reduction, and the dilemmas that might emerge. Whether developing countries will really benefit will depend on science and research policies in both the South and the North.

The Role of Nanotechnologies in Development and Poverty Alleviation: A Matter of Controversy - N.Invernizzi, G.Foladori and D.Maclurcan, November 2007
How can new technologies be leveraged to reduce poverty and inequity in a world that is driven by lucrative interests?

Principles for Nanotech Oversight - ICTA, AFL-CIO, FoE, IUF, ETC Group, Third World Network, Loka Institute, ... July 2007
The adverse impacts of granting patents for fundamental nanomaterials, which may amount to privatizing the building blocks of the natural world, must be considered and addressed. Moreover, the production of nanodevices for manufacturing, military or medical use – including enhancement of human performance –can be expected to pose complex risks as well as social and ethical challenges. Some laboratories are already engineering viruses, yeasts, and bacteria to make nanomaterials.

Gaining a competitive edge: Materials technology can enhance sporting performance, audience enjoyment, and increase athletes’ safety. But is it always fair? - January-February 2007 - Materials Today, USA

Nanotechnologies and the Precautionary Principle - Natural Resource Defense Council, 2006
NGO’s support a precautionary policy for nanomaterials:


1. Prohibit the untested or unsafe use of nanomaterials


2. Conduct full life-cycle EHS impact assessments as a prerequisite to commercialization; assess nanomaterials as new substances, since unique physical properties impart unique hazard profiles


3. Facilitate full and meaningful participation by public and workers in nanotechnologies development and control; assess the social and ethical impacts of nanotechnologies


4. Act on early warnings to protect communities and workers.

Nanotechnologies and Ethics: COMEST Policy Recommendations - UNESCO, 2007

What health and environmental issues arise with the use of new materials produced by nanoscale technologies?

How might nanoscale devices be controlled, and what concerns attend military and biomedical applications of nanotechnologies?

What opportunities might these bring for international cooperation addressing the most pressing needs of developing countries?

Ethics and nanotechnology: a basis for action - Commission de l’éthique de la science et de la technologie, Québec, April 2007

The report consists of three chapters devoted to the scientific, legal and ethical implications of nanotechnology. In its ethical assessment of nanotechnology, the Commission is upholding the protection of health and the environment, as well as respect for many values such as dignity, liberty, the integrity of the person, respect for the person, quality of life, respect for privacy, justice and equity, transparency and democracy.

Ethical issues raised by nanosciences, nanotechnologies and health - Comité Consultatif National d’Ethique pour les Sciences de la Vie et de la Santé, France, February 2007

The recommendations follow the precautionary principle, which implies more [the need for] fundamental research on risks before diffusing nano-applications. It also implies more transparency on nanotechnologies researches that is not currently effective because of the requirements for confidentiality related to industrial applications

The Ethics and Politics of Nanotechnology - UNESCO, 2006

The Brochure describes the science of nanotechnology and presents some of the ethical, legal and political issues that face the international community in the near future.

Big Picture on NanoScience - Wellcome Trust, June 2006

A good introduction on nanotechnology and its related issues. For example: Will nanotechnologies lead to a nano-divide between rich and poor?
Certainly, early examples of nanoproducts have been driven by a rich-world agenda: suncreams, tennis balls, tennis racquets, laptop computers and so on. And millions of pounds are being spent on sensor-laden ‘smartsuits’ for 21st-century infantry.

NanoEthicsBank - Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology

The NanoEthicsBank is a database conceived as a resource for people who are interested in the social and ethical implications of nanotechnology.

NanoBioRaise - Nanobiotechnology: Responsible Action on Issues in Society and Ethics - Delft University of Technology

NanoBio-RAISE combines ethics research in nanobiotechnology with science communication.

This interdisciplinary project brings together nanobiotechnologists, ethicists and communication specialists with the aims to anticipate the societal and ethical issues likely to arise as nanobiotechnologies develop and to use the lessons from the GM debate to respond to the probable public concerns. NanoBio-RAISE is a 6th Framework Programme Science & Society Co-ordination Action funded by the European Commission.

Nanotechnology Challenges, Risks and Ethics - HowStuffWorks
Nanotechnology may allow us to create more powerful weapons, both lethal and non-lethal. If nanotechnology in medicine makes it possible for us to enhance ourselves physically, is that ethical? In theory, medical nanotechnology could make us smarter, stronger and give us other abilities ranging from rapid healing to night vision.

Should we pursue such goals?

Could we continue to call ourselves human, or would we become transhuman?

If molecular manufacturing becomes a reality, how will that impact the world's economy?

Assuming we can build anything we need with the click of a button, what happens to all the manufacturing jobs?

If you can create anything using a replicator, what happens to currency?

Would we move to a completely electronic economy?

Would we even need money?

- The Power of Small - Fred Friendly Seminars, 2008

- PRIVACY: Watching You Watching Me, Safer societies or no more secrets?


- HEALTH: Forever Young, Longer lives? But who decides?

- Ethical Issues - NanoExpo, France

The prospect of manipulating matter on a molecular scale and interacting with the living world raises ethical concerns as well as great hopes.

The convergence of nanotechnologies with biology and information technology (NBIC), suggests we may be able to take over from natural evolution as anticipated by transhumanism. This approach raises problems of a cultural and philosophical nature. Might the nanostructures we manufacture escape our control? Are we safe from "misuse" of these techniques, ranging from invasion of privacy to the production of new, more efficient weapons? These ethical issues must be taken into consideration by society as a whole.

- Watching me, watching you - how we link nanotech to privacy and security
5 May 2008 - Earth & Sky Radio Series, USA


- Whose bodies benefit in a nano-enabled future?
April 2008 - Earth & Sky Radio Series, USA

- Nanotechnology, surveillance and your privacy
14 June 2007 - Earth & Sky, USA

2007

- Nanotechnology medicine: will it be affordable?
17 December 2007 - NanoDot, USA

- Ending drunk-driving deaths is in sight, experts say
10 December 2007 - National Post, Canada

- Will nanotechnology and other ambient technologies make privacy protection obsolete?
8 December 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Small is not always beautiful
7 December 2007 - The Economic Times, India

- Nanotechnology, security and privacy
21 November 2007 - Cordis, UE

- Nano-scale teaching issues, macro-scale ethical questions
18 November 2007 - Thoreau for Unqualified Offerings, USA

- New products: Nanotechnology’s impact will be enormous
18 November 2007 - The Charleston Gazette, USA

- Russia to design nanotechnology weapons – commander
13 November 2007 - ItarTass, Russia

- Nanotechnology at war
9 November 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Will nanotechnology help the developing world?
5 November 2007 - Blog@NanoVic, Australia

- Devil and the Deep Blue Sea? - Scientists instinctively love nanotechnology, which is why they shouldn't be in charge of it
1 November 2007 - The Scientist, USA

- NGOs come together in Europe to develop a nano strategy
30 October 2007 - Jennifer Sass's Blog, USA

- Nanoethics Group to Discuss Human Enhancement
28 October 2007 - Nanotechnology Now, USA

- Nanotechnology Conference: What was not said
16 October 2007 - The Sunday Times, Sri Lanka

- EU project develops nano-ethics education through summer schools
20 September 2007 - Cordis, EU

- Not enough talk about ethics and nanosciences
18 September 2007 - Science Business, UK

- Beyond Toxicology: Nanotechnology, Ethics, and Known Unknowns
26 June 2007 - The World's fair, USA

Nanoethics -- The watchdog of a new technology?
21 June 2007 - EurekAlert (Press Release), USA

- The potential and the pitfalls of nanomedicine
7 May 2007 - NanoWerk, USA

- Nanotechnology - For All to Use, or Only for the Free (read Wealthy)?
23 February 2007

- Experts tell EU to prop up ethics in nanomedicine
26 January 2007 - Euractiv, EU

2006

- CNRS ethics committee publishes nanotechnology recommendations
18 October 2006 - CORDIS (Press Release), UE

- Ethics and Nanomedicine – Analysis Of The Issues and Principles To Be Faced By The Medical Application of Nanotechnology
23 August 2006 - AZoNano, Australia

- UNESCO on nanotechnology ethics & politics
21 July 2006 - Foresight Nanotech Institute, USA

- Nanotechnology: A small but important dimension to corporate responsibility
12 June 2006 - Ethical Corporation, USA


2 comments:

  1. Wow Satan says die!

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  2. Gosh you make me laugh every time Mick. And er... tell the old chap I am workin on it but he keeps me too busy to find the time to obey!

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QUOTES BY JEWS

QUOTES BY JEWS

In Russia there comes the hope of the world, not as that sometimes termed of the communistic, or Bolshevik, no; but freedom,freedom! That each man will live for his fellow man! The principle has been born. It will take years for it to be crystallized, but out of Russia comes again the hope of the world. ~ Edgar Cayce, 1944, No. 3976-29


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These pro-Israel people like pledges: they tried to force me to sign a pledge of loyalty to Israel. When I refused, it was trench warfare, hand to hand combat every day I was in the Congress, and the U.S. people never knew that I was fighting to remain independent for them. To make real peace and to find real justice. Here, they have the whole of the U.S. government making pledges to them!!! Unbelievable. ~ Cynthia McKinney, PhD
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“The Talmud is to this day the circulating heart’s blood of the Jewish religion. Whatever laws, customs or ceremonies we observe ~ whether we are Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or merely spasmodic sentimentalists ~ we follow the Talmud. It is our common law.” ~ Herman Wouk

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“Those who are incapable of attaining to supreme religious values include the black colored people and those who resemble them in their climates. Their nature is like the mute animals. Their level among existing things is below that of a man and above that of a monkey.” ~ Maimonides

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“All of the anxious sighing, longing and hoping of their hearts is directed to the time when some day they would like to deal with us heathen as they dealt with the heathen in Persia at the time of Esther”. ~ Martin Luther

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WORDS AND WARNINGS OF WICKEDNESS


"If [Jews] are as wise as they claim to be, they will labour to make Jews American, instead of labouring to make America Jewish. The genius of the United States of America is Christian in the broadest sense, and its destiny is to remain Christian. This carries no sectarian meaning with it, but relates to a basic principle which differs from other principles in that it provides for liberty with morality, and pledges society to a code of relations based on fundamental Christian conceptions of human rights and duties." ~ Henry Ford


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“It doesn’t even enter their heads to build up a Jewish state in Palestine for the purpose of living there; all they want is a central organization for their international world swindle, endowed with its own sovereign rights and removed from the intervention of other states: a haven for convicted scoundrels and a university for budding crooks.” ~ Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, Chapter 11

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The real God of the Universe does not have “Chosen” in the first place because he is perfect as we understand and predilection is a human weakness. The Jews invented the OT to fool humanity as always. The real God of the Universe does not send any body to kill, destroy his own creation, to rape, to maim, to create misery and havoc on other people. Don’t you get it? the God in the OT is a monster, is another one of the many Gods in the dessert, those sacrifices offered to God are Satanic as their name and the Jews keep offering sacrifices to their God. Last year they immolated thousands of human beings in Gaza to their God Baal, Moloch, Azazel, Satan, Lucifer. ~Isaas, TUT

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"I had been asked to sign a pledge for Israel when I first became a candidate for Congress and after refusing to do so my congressional career became trench warfare, hand to hand combat just to remain in the congress.


Ever since my refusal to sign that pledge for Israel the pro-Israel lobby let me know that my political net was in the hangman's noose it was the pro-Israel lobby they decided to tighten that noose." ~ Cynthia McKinney

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"Himself a Jew, Marx has around him, in London and France, but especially in Germany, a multitude of more or less clever, scheming, agile, speculating Jews ~ such as Jews are everywhere: commercial or banking agents, writers, politicians, reporters for newspapers of all shades, with one foot in the bank and the other in the socialist movement, and with their arses sitted upon the German daily press ~ they have taken possession of all the newspapers ~ and you can imagine what kind of sickening literature they produce. Now, this entire Jewish world, which glut a single profiteering sect, a nation of blooksuckers, a single gluttonous parasite closely and intimately interlinked not only across national borders, but across all differences of political opinion ~ this Jewish world today stands for the most part at the disposal of Marx and, at the same time, at the disposal of Rothschild.

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This may seem strange. What can there be in common between Communism and the largest banks? Ho-ho! The Communism of Marx seeks an enormous centralization of the state, and where such exists, there must inevitably be a central state bank, and where such a bank exists, the parasitic Jewish nation, which profiteers from the labour of others, will always find a way to prevail. In reality, for the proletariat, this would be a barrack regime, under which the working men and the working women, converted into a uniform mass, would rise, fall asleep, work, and live at the beat of the drum." ~ Bakunin (1814-1876)

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“We entered the synagogue, which was packed with the greatest stinking bunch of humanity I have ever seen. When we got about halfway up, the head rabbi, who was dressed in a fur hat similar to that worn by Henry VIII of England and in a surplice heavily embroidered and very filthy, came down and met the General (Eisenhower)...The smell was so terrible that I almost fainted and actually about three hours later lost my lunch as the result remembering it." ~ General Patton in Germany, diary entry Sept 17, 1945
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The U.S. Congress officially recognized the Noahide Laws in legislation that was passed by both houses. Congress and the President of the U. S., George Bush, indicated in Public Law 102-14, 102nd Congress, that the United States of America was founded upon the Seven Universal Laws of Noah, and that these Laws have been the bedrock of society from the dawn of civilization. They also acknowledged that the Seven Laws of Noah are the foundation upon which civilization stands and that recent weakening of these principles threaten the fabric of civilized society, and that justified preoccupation in educating the Citizens of the U.S. of America and future generations is needed. For this purpose, this Public Law designated March 26, 1991 as Education Day.”
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Marxism, to which all branches of Socialism necessarily adhere, was originated by Jew Karl Marx, himself of rabbinical descent and has been dominated by them from the beginning. Marx did not actually originate anything; he merely “streamlined” Talmudism for Gentile consumption.” ~ Elizabeth Dilling

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Every time anyone says that Israel is our only friend in the Middle East, I can’t help but think that before Israel, we had no enemies in the Middle East.” ~ Fr. John Sheehan, S.J.

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The cruel canard ‘anti-Semitic’ does not apply for many reasons, not the least of which is the simple fact that the slanderous word itself is derived from language games for purposes of propaganda and in real world context has no validity. ~ Tom Valentine

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Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker.

Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy.

Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot'

than the stigma of conformity.

And on issues that seem important to you,

Stand up and be counted at any cost.

~ Thomas J Watson (1874-1956)

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'There is no such thing, at this date of the world's history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it. The business of the Journalist is to destroy truth; to lie outright; to pervert; to vilify; to fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it and what folly is this toasting an independent press? We are the tools and vassals for rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.' ~ John Swinton, former Chief of Staff, The New York Times, 1953

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WHAT TALMUDICS THINK

Historically, Jews had always thrived in nations and empires with multicultural, pluralistic and tolerant environments, while they fared badly in strong ethnic or nationalistic societies. European Jews have always been the emblematic stranger or ‘other’. Therefore, by definition, a society where the stranger is welcome is good for the Jews, although they have not always appreciated this link. The future of European Jewry is dependent on our ability to shape a multicultural, pluralistic and diverse society. ~ Göran Rosenberg, Jewish author and journalist

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American Jews are committed to cultural tolerance because of their belief ~ one firmly rooted in history ~ that Jews are safe only in a society acceptant of a wide range of attitudes and behaviors, as well as a diversity of religious and ethnic groups. It is this belief, for example, not approval of homosexuality, that leads an overwhelming majority of U.S. Jews to endorse ‘gay rights’ and to take a liberal stance on most other so-called ‘social’ issues. ~ Charles Silberman, Jewish writer and journalist

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The Jew … Judaizes … he provokes religious indifference, but he also imposes on those whose faith he destroys, his own concept of the world, of morality, and of human life. The Jews detests the spirit of the nation in the midst of which they live. ~ Bernard Lazare

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We will legally define the Talmud as the basis of the Israeli legal system. ~ Benjamin Netanyahu

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"Anti-Communism is Antisemitism." ~ Jewish Voice, July ~ August 1941.

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We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers forever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands. We will forever destroy because we need a world of our own. ~ Maurice Samuels, You Gentiles. 1942.

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According to the Talmud...."...When the serpent came unto Eve, he infused filthy lust in her (but) when Israel stood on Sinai, that lust was eliminated" ~ Talmud, Abodah Zarah 22b

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As monstrous as it may seem, we are engaged in close combat between Israel and the Nations ~ and it can only be genocidal and total because it is about our and their identities. ~ Yitzhak Attia, Israel Magazine, April 2003

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"Some may call it Communism, but I call it what it is: Judaism." ~ Rabbi Stephen Weiss.

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It was hard for Satan alone to mislead the whole world, so he appointed prominent rabbis in different localities. ~ A Chasidic saying attributed to Nahman of Bratzlav, early 19th century

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It is our duty to force all mankind to accept the seven Noahide laws, and if not ~ they will be killed." ~ Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsburg

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"The Jews are called human beings, but the non-Jews are not humans. They are beasts." ~ Talmud: Baba mezia, 114b
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"The Akum (non-Jew) is like a dog. Yes, the scripture teaches to honor the the dog more than the non-Jew." ~ Ereget Raschi Erod. 22 30
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"Even though God created the non-Jew they are still animals in human form. It is not becoming for a Jew to be served by an animal. Therefore he will be served by animals in human form." ~ Midrasch Talpioth, p. 255, Warsaw 1855
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Dear World, "I understand that you are upset by us here in Israel. Indeed, it appears you are very upset, even angry. So…it is because we became so upset over upsetting you, dear world, that we decided to leave you ~ and establish a Jewish State.” ~ Rabbi Meir Kahane, 1988

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"A pregnant non-Jew is no better than a pregnant animal." ~ Coschen hamischpat 405
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"The souls of non-Jews come from impure sprits and are called pigs." ~ Jalkut Rubeni gadol 12b
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"Although the non-Jew has the same body structure as the Jew, they compare with the Jew like a monkey to a human." ~ Schene luchoth haberith, p. 250 b
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"If you eat with a Gentile, it is the same as eating with a dog." ~ Tosapoth, Jebamoth 94b
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"If a Jew has a non-Jewish servant or maid who dies, one should not express sympathy to the Jew. You should tell the Jew: "God will replace 'your loss', just as if one of his oxen or asses had died." ~ Jore dea 377, 1

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"Sexual intercourse between Gentiles is like intercourse between animals." ~ Talmud Sanhedrin 74b

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"It is permitted to take the body and the life of a Gentile." ~ Sepher ikkarim III c 25
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"It is the law to kill anyone who denies the Torah. The Christians belong to the denying ones of the Torah." ~ Coschen hamischpat 425 Hagah 425. 5
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"A heretic Gentile you may kill outright with your own hands." ~ Talmud, Abodah Zara, 4b
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"Every Jew, who spills the blood of the godless (non-Jews), is doing the same as making a sacrifice to God." ~ Talmud: Bammidber raba c 21 & Jalkut 772

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Treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity. The goal of abolishing the white race is on its face so desirable that some may find it hard to believe that it could incur any opposition other than from committed white supremacists. ~ Noel Ignatiev, Harvard Magazine, Sep-Oct 2002

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We intend to keep bashing the dead white males, and the live ones, and the females too, until the social construct known as ‘the white race’ is destroyed, not ‘deconstructed’ but destroyed.

Even if reason tells us, even shouts with all its force the very absurdity of this confrontation between the small and insignificant people of Israel [i.e., all Jewry worldwide, not just “the State of Israel”] and the rest of humanity… as absurd, as incoherent and as monstrous as it may seem, we are engaged in close combat between Israel and the Nations ~ and it can only be genocidal and total because it is about our and their identities. ~ Yitzhak Attia, Israel Magazine, April 2003

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Any trial based on the assumption that Jews and goyim are equal is a total travesty of justice. ~ Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsburg, June 6, 1989:

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REVENGE OF THE JEWISH RABBIS OF SPAIN
In 1492 CE, Chemor, chief Rabbi of Spain, wrote to the Grand Sanhedrin, which had its seat in Constantinople, for advice, when a Spanish law threatened expulsion (after the fall of Muslim rule in spain).

This was the reply:

” Beloved brethren in Moses, we have received your letter in which you tell us of the anxieties and misfortunes which you are enduring. We are pierced by as great pain to hear it as yourselves. The advice of the Grand Satraps and Rabbis is the following:

1. As for what you say that the King of Spain obliges you to become Christians: do it, since you cannot do otherwise.
2. As for what you say about the command to despoil you of your property: make your sons merchants that they may despoil, little by little, the Christians of theirs.
3. As for what you say about making attempts on your lives: make your sons doctors and apothecaries, that they may take away Christians’ lives.
4. As for what you say of their destroying your synagogues: make your sons canons and clerics in order that they may destroy their churches. [Emphasis mine]
5. As for the many other vexations you complain of: arrange that your sons become advocates and lawyers, and see that they always mix in affairs of State, that by putting Christians under your yoke you may dominate the world and be avenged on them.
6. Do not swerve from this order that we give you, because you will find by experience that, humiliated as you are, you will reach the actuality of power.

(Signed) PRINCE OF THE JEWS OF CONSTANTINOPLE.”
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The reply is found in the sixteenth century Spanish book, La Silva Curiosa, by Julio-Iniguez de Medrano (Paris, Orry, 1608), on pages 156 and 157, with the following explanation: “This letter following was found in the archives of Toledo by the Hermit of Salamanca, (while) searching the ancient records of the kingdoms of Spain; and, as it is expressive and remarkable, I wish to write it here.” ~ vide, photostat facing page 80. ~ The above was quoted from Waters Flowing Eastward by Paquita de Shishmareff, pp. 73-74

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“[1] When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are about to enter and occupy, and he clears away many nations before you ~ the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations mightier and more numerous than you ~ [2] and when the Lord your God gives them over to you and you defeat them, then you must utterly destroy them. Make no covenant with them and show them no mercy” (Deut 7:1-2).

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"Compassion towards the wicked is really wickedness. It is along these lines that Rabbi Levi opened his speech in honor of Purim: (Talmud, Megillah, 11a): "If you do not uproot the inhabitants of the Land, and allow them to remain - they will become thorns in your sides, and will cause trouble for you in the Land in which you dwell." (Bamidbar 33:55) The mitzvah, then of wiping out Amalek [Palestinians], actually stems from the value of compassion and kindness - compassion on all those whom Amalek threatens to exterminate. This mitzvah is an ongoing one, and valid even today. Today, too, there are those ~ driven by a deep-seeded anti-Semitism - who desperately wish to kill us. These are the people whom the Torah commanded us to obliterate, to leave no memory of them." ~ Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed

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Nachman Abramovic demonized Palestinian children stating: “They may look young to you, but these people are terrorists at heart. Don’t look at their deceptively innocent faces, try to think of the demons inside each of them. I am absolutely certain these people would grow to be evil terrorists if we allowed them to grow. Would you allow them to grow to kill your children or finish them off right now? Honest and moral people ought to differentiate between true humans and human animals. We do kill human animals and we do so unapologetically. Besides, who in the West is in a position to lecture us on killing human animals. After all, whose hands are clean?”

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"Wars are the Jews’ harvest, for with them we wipe out the Christians and get control of their gold. We have already killed 100 million of them, and the end is not yet." ~ Chief Rabbi in France, in 1859, Rabbi Reichorn

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"The Communist soul is the soul of Judaism. Hence it follows that, just as in the Russian revolution the triumph of Communism was the triumph of Judaism, so also in the triumph of fascism will triumph Judaism." ~ Rabbi Harry Waton, A Program for the Jews and Humanity, p. 143-144

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If a Jew is tempted to do evil he should go to a city where he is not known and do the evil there. ~ Moed Kattan 17a

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The Jewish people as a whole will become its own Messiah. It will attain world domination by the dissolution of other races, by the abolition of frontiers, the annihilation of monarchy and by the establishment of a world republic in which the Jews will everywhere exercise the privilege of citizenship. In this New World Order, the “children of Israel” will furnish all the leaders without encountering opposition. The governments of the different peoples forming the world republic will fall without difficulty into the hands of the Jews. It will then be possible for the Jewish rulers to abolish private property and everywhere to make use of the resources of the state. Thus will the promise of the Talmud be fulfilled in which it is said that when the Messianic time is come, the Jews will have all the property of the whole world in their hands. ~ Baruch Levy in a letter to Karl Marx.

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"My opinion of Christian Zionists? They're scum, but don't tell them that. We need all the useful idiots we can get right now." ~ Bibi Netanyahu

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It was hard for Satan alone to mislead the whole world, so he appointed prominent rabbis in different localities. ~ A Chasidic saying attributed to Nahman of Bratzlav, early 19th century

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Gentiles exist only to serve Jews as slaves. Goyim were only born to serve us. Without that they have no place in the world. Only to serve the people of Israel. Why are gentiles needed? They are only here to work. They will work, they will plow. They will reap. We will sit like effendi and eat. That is why gentiles were created,” Rabbi Yosef, Sha Party, Jerusalem Post, 2011

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"An example of the use of the Jewish code words Esau and Jacob is found in a sermon preached by Rabbi Leon Spitz during the Purim observances in 1946 (quoted here from the American Hebrew of March 1, 1946) : "Let Esau whine and wail and protest to the civilized world, and let Jacob raise his hand to fight the good fight. The anti-Semite . . . understands but one language, and he must be dealt with on his own level. The Purim Jews stood up for their lives. American Jews, too. must come to grips with our contemporary anti-Semites. We must fill our jails with anti-Semitic gangsters. We must fill our insane asylums with anti-Semitic lunatics. We must combat every alien. Jew-hater. We must Harass and prosecute our Jew-baiters to the extreme limits of the laws. We must humble and shame our anti-Semitic hoodlums to such an extent that none will wish or dare to become (their) 'fellow-travelers'.

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This is what Trotsky, a Jew, was preparing for the Russians for the implementation of Communism, which Marx based on the Babylonian Talmud for Gentiles:

"We should turn Her (Russia) into a desert populated with white Niggers. We will impose upon them such a tyranny that was never dreamt by the most hideous despots of the East. The peculiar trait of that tyranny is that it will be enacted from the left rather than the right and it will be red rather than white in color.

Its color will be red literally because we would spill such torrents of blood that they will pale all human losses of the capitalist wars and make the survivors shudder.

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Remember my children, that all the earth must belong to us Jews, and that the gentiles, being mere excrements of animals, must possess nothing. ~ Mayer Amschel Rothschild on his deathbed, 1812

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The largest overseas banks will cooperate with us most closely. If we win the Revolution and squash Russia, on the funeral pyres of its remains we will strengthen the power of Zionism and become a power the whole world would drop in the face of on its knees. We will show the world what real power means.

By way of terror and blood baths we will bring the Russian intelligentsia into a state of total stupor, to idiocy, to the animal state of being. So far our young men dressed in leather ~ the sons of watch repair men from Odessa and Orsha, Gomel and Vinnitza ~ oh, how beautifully, how brilliantly do they master hatred of everything Russian! With what a great delight do they physically destroy the Russian intelligentsia ~ officers, engineers, teachers, priests, generals, agronomists, academicians, writers!" ~ Secret Forces in History of Russia. U.K. Begunov 1995, p 148

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One of the finest things ever done by the mob was the Crucifixion of Christ. Intellectually it was a splendid gesture. But trust the mob to bungle the job. If I’d had charge of executing Christ, I’d have handled it differently. You see, what I’d have done was had him shipped to Rome and fed him to the lions. They could never have made a saviour out of mincemeat!”~ Rabbi Ben Hecht

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The only reason that Jews are in pornography is that we think that Christ sucks. Catholicism sucks.”~ Al Goldstein (publisher of Screw Magazine).

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"The difference between a Jewish soul and souls of non-Jews ~ all of them in all different levels ~ is greater and deeper than the difference between a human soul and the souls of cattle." ~ Rabbi Kook, the Elder, father of the messianic tendency of Jewish fundamentalism, said

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"You have not begun to appreciate the depth of our guilt. We are intruders. We are subverters. We have taken your natural world, your ideals, your destiny, and played havoc with them. We have been at the bottom of not merely the latest Great War, but of every other major revolution in your history.

We have brought discord and confusion and frustration into your personal and public life. We are still doing it. No one can tell how long we shall go on doing it. Who knows what great and glorious destiny might have been yours if we had left you alone." ~ Marclis Eli Ravage, Century Magazine February, 1926.

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"The United Nations is nothing but a trap-door to the Red World's immense concentration camp. We pretty much control the U.N." ~ Harold Wallace Rosenthal, Zionist, The Hidden Tyranny

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Very soon, every American will be required to register their biological property (that’s you and your children) in a national system designed to keep track of the people and that will operate under the ancient system of pledging. By such methodology, we can compel people to submit to our agenda, which will affect our security as a charge back for our fiat paper currency.

Every American will be forced to register or suffer being able to work and earn a living. They will be our chattels (property) and we will hold the security interest over them forever, by operation of the law merchant under the scheme of secured transactions. Americans, by unknowingly or unwittingly delivering the bills of lading (Birth Certificate) to us will be rendered bankrupt and insolvent, secured by their pledges.

They will be stripped of their rights and given a commercial value designed to make us a profit and they will be none the wiser, for not one man in a million could ever figure our plans and, if by accident one or two should figure it out, we have in our arsenal plausible deniability.

After all, this is the only logical way to fund government, by floating liens and debts to the registrants in the form of benefits and privileges. This will inevitably reap us huge profits beyond our wildest expectations and leave every American a contributor to this fraud, which we will call “Social Insurance.”

Without realizing it, every American will unknowingly be our servant, however begrudgingly. The people will become helpless and without any hope for their redemption and we will employ the high office (presidency) of our dummy corporation (USA) to foment this plot against America.” ~ American traitor, the Jew Edward Mandell House giving a very detailed outline of the New World Order plans that were to be implemented gradually over time to enslave the American people ... A PLAN THAT HAS BEEN REPEATED IN CANADA, AUSTRALIA, BRITAIN AND ELSEWHERE.

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"You throw a little Jewish on top of that, you got trouble. You got a bunch of wild, crazy energy.

"Sorry that doesn't sound hippie. Sorry that doesn't sound like communal jubilant fun. Sorry I'm not a Pepper. Sorry I didn't pop out of a soda-pop ad, and life is just one big fucking cabaret, because a lot of what propelled Van Halen, what compels me and propels me is precisely this element. It's fury. If you approach me with anti-Semetic preconceptions, I'm not here to re-educate. I come from a whole different school of thought. If you don't get it on the first try, fuck you.

"I once heard somebody say to the Van Halens, "You guys play the music; the Jew sells it." Well, you're fucking right. And now that I'm gone, Van Halen stinks. Okay?

"Want to know why some of my contributions to Van Halen sound like they do? Didn't come from a smiling place in my soul. Not at all.

"Nobody ever said to Mick Jagger, "So, Mick, you're Episcopalian, aren't you?" Nobody ever took Jimi Hendrix aside and said, "So, Jimi, you're a Baptist, aren't you?" Much less start off the interview that way.

"Every step I took on that stage was smashing some Jew-hating, lousy punk ever deeper into the deck. Every step. I jumped higher 'cause I knew there was going to be more impact when I hit those boards. And if you were even vaguely anti-Semetic, you were under my wheels, motherfucker. That's where the lyrics came from, that's where the body language came from, that's where the humor came from, and where the fuck you came from. All equally as important. You want to know the ingredients? Don't ask if you don't want to know.

"What you get from repression and what you get from hatred is fury, and fury was one of the main trigger points for the great Van Halen. What you see now is a bunch of buffoons waddling around at the family barbecue, and their wives admonishing the children saying, "Don't worry, Daddy's just had a few too many Coors Lights and he's imitating what he used to do for a living when he played music, honey."

"What's missing is the testosterone. What's missing is the fury. What's missing is the passionate convicted commitment. And I got a lot of mine from my religious background. So y'all best stop imagining the way Dr. Zorba looked, or some defenseless Hasidic Jew with a little yarmulke on his head, 'cause that ain't here for you." ~ David Lee Roth

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Rabbi Isaac Wise, in The Israelite of America writes, “Masonry is a Jewish institution whose history, degrees, charges, passwords, and explanations are Jewish from beginning to end

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“We infiltrated the Roman Catholic Church right from the very beginning. Why do you think the Pope, the Cardinals and all the Bishops wear yarlmulkahs? (skullcaps) The white race never figures this out. A thousand years later the white race began to wake up ... we had to come up with a plan B ... so we formed the Jesuits. There was a nice boy, Ignatius Loyola. He started the Jesuits.” (Loyola was Jewish. Research/read the Jesuit Extreme Oath) Regarding the Jesuits, quoting Rabbi Finkelstein

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Does worship of the Talmud pervade Judaism globally? Herman Wouk, Orthodox Jew and famed author of The Cain Mutiny, affirms, “The Talmud is to this day the circulating heart’s blood of the Jewish religion. Whatever laws, customs, ceremonies we observe ~ whether we are Orthodox, Reform,Conservative, or merely spasmodic sentimentalists ~ we follow the Talmud. It is our common law.”

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From Jews Must Liveby Samuel Roth, pg. 22. “The organ is diseased. This disease is a sort of moral gonorrhea known as Judaism, which, alas, seems to be incurable. If you have any doubts, look at any Jew ridden country in Europe. If you need to be further convinced, take a look at what is happening in the United States.”

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“Every synagogue we Jews build in a Christian country is a finger of scorn we point at our hosts; a sore finger we stick into their eyes, like the leering of a senile old woman who does all sorts of foul mischief before you, and feels safe in the knowledge that you will not lay hands on her for fear of contamination.” ibid., pg.

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Sen. Al Franken: One of the widely disseminated stories was that no Jews died in the collapse of the Trade Towers because they had received calls telling them not to go to work that day.

To tell you the truth, I got the Jew call. I had an office in the Trade Center where I used to do most of my writing. The call came from former New York mayor Ed Koch. “Al,” he told me, “don’t go to work on the twenty-third day of Elul [September 11, 2001.].”


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Tell me, do the evil men of this world have a bad time? They hunt and catch whatever they feel like eating. They don’t suffer from indigestion and are not punished by Heaven. I want Israel to join that club. Maybe the world will then at last begin to fear us…Maybe they will start to tremble, to fear our madness instead of admiring our nobility. Let them tremble, let them call us a mad state. Let them understand that we are a wild country, dangerous to our surroundings, not normal, that we might go crazy, that we might go wild and burn all the oil fields in the Middle East, or that we might start World War Three just like that. ~ Ariel Sharon