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Donald Rumsfeld, Gilead & Bird Flu

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Pentagon-WHO-CDC H5N1 Bird Flu Scam: Deadly Hoax
by HENRY SEE (SIGNS OF THE TIMES)

The bird flu scare will put the entire media spectacle
in a different light. It is, in many ways, a microcosm
of the lies and manipulations, ranging from mundane
drives such as greed to the deepest of plans by the
powers that be to eliminate large portions of the
world’s people.

Let’s start with the mundane element of greed.

GREED BY RUMSFELD

Dick Cheney’s close association with Halliburton, the
US corporation now making billions off the the US
imposed, organised, and sanctioned suffering of the
Iraqi people, is well known.

Did you know that Donald Rumsfeld is closely
associated with the California biotech firm that
originally developed Tamiflu? You remember Tamiflu.

It is the one drug that is being promoted as the
cure-all for avian flu.

Coincidence? We think not.

In William Engdahl’s article published in full today
in our Bird Flu section, he writes:

Tamiflu was developed and patented in 1996 by a
California biotech firm, Gilead Sciences Inc.

Gilead is a NASDAQ (GILD) listed stock company which
prefers to maintain a low profile in the current rush
to Tamiflu.

That might be because of who is tied to Gilead. In
1997, before he became US Secretary of Defense, Donald
H. Rumsfeld was named Chairman of the Board of Gilead
Sciences, where he remained until early 2001 when he
became Defense Secretary.

Rumsfeld had been on the board of Gilead since 1988
according to a January 3 1997 company press release.

An as-yet-unconfirmed report is that Rumsfeld while
Secretary of Defense also purchased an additional
stock in his former company, Gilead Sciences Inc.,
worth $18 million, making him one of its largest if
not the largest stock owners today.

What are the odds that the number two man in the Bush
Reich would be making profits from Iraq while the
number three man would stand to do the same through
bird flu?

Think about that for a moment and let the implications
sink in.

BIRD FLU AND VACCINES

Flu vaccine gets made each year from the strains of
the previous year’s flu that researchers guess will be
the closest to flu of the on-coming season.

So a vaccine is always made for last year’s flu. That
may be one reason why there are high infection rates
among those who get the vaccine.

Another reason could be that the vaccine itself lowers
the body’s natural immunity system.

US soldiers given the Spanish flu vaccine against the
1918 outbreak were seven times more likely to contract
and die from the flu than civilians who had not been
vaccinated. [Vaccination condemned, Eleanor McBean,
1985]

In the Czech Republic, according to Dr Mohammed Kher
Taha, the deputy director of the reference centre at
the Louis Pasteur Institute in Paris, after the
vaccination campaign in 1993, new forms of the virus
appeared that seemed to take their mutations from the
genetic material used in the vaccines themselves! (Cf,
UFC Que choisir, février 2003).

The ineffectiveness of vaccines does not, of course,
prevent their manufacturers, with the complicity of
their friends in government and the media, from
selling millions, if not billions, of dollars of them.

The climate of fear works to create a demand in the
fear-stricken population. It then becomes popular for
a politican to demand stockpiles, which is what Bush
did in November 2005, and is what the World Health
Organization is demanding world-wide.

And each dosage sold puts pennies in the pocket of
Donald Rumsfeld.

POLITICAL MOTIVATIONS

As bad as all of that might be, we have only scratched
the surface of the depravity related to the avian flu
fear mongering.

Look at the large culling of the flocks that has taken
place in Asia and that is now set to begin in France
and other countries.

It is an all-out attack on the small farm, on a way of
life that has escaped to some extent globalization.
Laws and regulations will be brought in first to kill
the birds many people depend upon for their own food
or to sell and make a living.

Then, when their flocks have disappeared, new,
genetically modified birds will be created, birds they
will tell us are resistant to these diseases. Writes
Engdahl:

“There is high-level biological research underway in
Britain and presumably also the United States to
develop a genetic engineering method to make chickens
and other birds ‘resistant’ to Avian Flu viruses.”

We have seen how the GM process works in agriculture.
Farmers buy seed from companies like Monsanto. The
seed belongs to the company, it is their intellectual
property.

The farmer can no longer use a part of one year’s crop
to provide the seed for the next. He must return each
year to the company to buy new seed. No longer can
farmers try to become self-sufficient.

With GM products, they are forced to become dependent
upon the corporations that sell the seeds.

You can expect the same model to emerge when it comes
to poultry. After all, all that research has to be
repaid! Even if it is largely financed by tax dollars!

The wonderful thing about this model is that the avian
flu doesn’t even have to appear as a pandemic. Flocks
can be killed off as a preventative measure. Not one
person has to die for the plan to succeed.

POPULATION REDUCTION

… The figures for the population who have become
infected and who have not had a serious case are most
likely not included in the figures given when a
mortality rate of over 50% is cited. Much like the
infamous SARS epidemic, the actual deaths are very
low. It was the media fanfare and hysteria that made
the threat seem so serious, so threatening. The flu
itself may not be.

This analysis may well be correct.

The strain of H5N1 may not be as dangerous as we are
being told. It may be difficult for it mutate to a
version that passes directly from human to human.

Unfortunately, this does not mean that the threat is
lessened. The powers that be are clear that they wish
to reduce the world’s population. … We have
discussed many times the work of US, Israeli, and
South Africans on the development of ethnic specific
weapons.

Clearly, biological warfare is the arm of the future.

It is deadly, can be used to pinpoint specific
populations, and can be blamed on nature.

What more could a psychopath want?

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
http://signs-of-the-times.org/signs/editorials/signs20060309_AvianFluADeadlyHoax.php

http://www.uruknet.info/?p=m22858&l=i&size=1&hd=0

April 25, 2006

Dear Editor,

In “Dead Reckoning: Counting Iraq’s Civilian Dead” (By Adam Shemper, Mother Jones, May/June 2006 Issue), Adam Shemper writes:

“This tally is updated daily on his website, Iraqbodycount.net, which Dardagan cofounded and runs with a team of 16 volunteers. The site, also known as IBC, has been the only consistent record of the war’s human toll, making it the go-to source for reporters, activists, and even the Bush administration. (…)

There have been more than a dozen independent surveys of civilian casualties, including a 2004 report in The Lancet that concluded 100,000 Iraqi civilians had been killed, but IBC remains the most-cited source for casualty numbers.

When asked for a figure last December, President Bush shrugged “30,000, more or less” a number very close to the one on IBC at the time. Afterward, a CNN White House correspondent reported that Bush officials named Iraqbodycount.net as the source of the president’s estimate. “I think he surprised everyone by giving this figure,” said John Sloboda, IBC’s cofounder. (The president, however, misused the number, thinking it included Iraqi military and police casualties.)” Just a few days ago Dahr Jamail and Jeff Pflueger wrote: “We are, however, alarmed at their apparent lack of concern at the way their information is being usurped by the pro-war camp to manipulate public opinion and minimize the catastrophe the failed US occupation has become for Iraqis. The authors of this piece submit that if, as it claims, IBC is truly a humanitarian research project armed for greater impact with an aggressive and sophisticated marketing system, it must not allow its data to be misused and misrepresented for pro-war propaganda campaigns.

If IBC cannot prevent the misuse of its data, it would be better for it to remove its web site and counters from the Internet permanently. It must then limit itself to objective scholarly research of the English media without sophisticated marketing paraphernalia.” (Learning to Count: The Dead in Iraq, by Dahr Jamail and Jeff Pflueger, truthout, 13 April 2006) In February, Stephen Soldz wrote: “If Western reporters, competing for scarce public attention, are loath to accurately portray the extent of their ignorance about what is going on in enormous chunks of Iraq, IBC has no excuse not to acknowledge, openly and prominently, the resultant limits to their civilian death tally. To not proclaim loudly that the IBC count is, by its nature, likely a severe undercount of the true number of deaths, is to participate in the culture of deceit and denial of the costs in civilian lives and suffering that has plagued this alleged humanitarian intervention from the beginning. If IBC does not understand this point, then their efforts at promoting truth have now turned into its opposite and should cease.” (When Promoting Truth Obscures the Truth: More on Iraqi Body Count and Iraqi Deaths, by Stephen Soldz, ZNet, 5 February 2006)

About the “Lancet study” and the Iraqi civilian deaths, you and Mr. Shemper may be interested in the following.

On 29 October 2004, the British medical journal The Lancet published ‘Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: cluster sample survey’: Making conservative assumptions, we think that about 100000 excess deaths, or more have happened since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Violence accounted for most of the excess deaths and air strikes from coalition forces accounted for most violent deaths. (Interpretation)

Most individuals reportedly killed by coalition forces were women and children. (Findings)

Source: Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: cluster sample survey, The Lancet, Published online October 29,2004 This study reads: “The researchers found that the majority of deaths were attributed to violence, which were primarily the result of military actions by Coalition forces. Most of those killed by Coalition forces were women and children… Eighty-four percent of the deaths were reported to be caused by the actions of Coalition forces and 95 percent of those deaths were due to air strikes and artillery.” (‘Iraqi Civilian Deaths Increase Dramatically After Invasion’, October 28, 2004) The Financial Times, on November 19, 2004 wrote: “This survey technique has been criticised as flawed, but the sampling method has been used by the same team in Darfur in Sudan and in the eastern Congo and produced credible results. An official at the World Health Organisation said the Iraq study ‘is very much in the league that the other studies are in … You can’t rubbish (the team) by saying they are incompetent'”. (Stephen Fidler, ‘Lies, damned lies and statistics,’ Financial Times, November 19, 2004) The Chronicle of Higher Education on January 27, 2005 wrote “’Les has used, and consistently uses, the best possible methodology,’ says Bradley A. Woodruff, a medical epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Indeed, the United Nations and the State Department have cited mortality numbers compiled by Mr. Roberts on previous conflicts as fact — and have acted on those results. (…) Mr. Roberts has studied mortality caused by war since 1992, having done surveys in locations including Bosnia, Congo, and Rwanda. His three surveys in Congo for the International Rescue Committee, a nongovernmental humanitarian organization, in which he used methods akin to those of his Iraq study, received a great deal of attention. ‘Tony Blair and Colin Powell have quoted those results time and time again without any question as to the precision or validity,’ he says.” (Researchers Who Rushed Into Print a Study of Iraqi Civilian Deaths Now Wonder Why It Was Ignored, by LILA GUTERMAN, The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 27, 2005) According to Les Roberts (Center for International Emergency Disaster and Refugee Studies at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, one of the world’s top epidemiologists and lead author of the Lancet report) there might be as many as 300,000 Iraqi civilian deaths (Do Iraqi Civilian Casualties Matter?, By Les Roberts, AlterNet, February 8, 2006)

The horror inflicted by our governments, with our money and in our name, might be way far more horrifying. Dr Gideon Polya recently wrote: “AVOIDABLE MORTALITY (technically, excess mortality) is the difference between the actual mortality in a country and the mortality expected for a peaceful, decently-run country with the same demographics (i.e. with the same birth rate and the same population age profile). Avoidable mortality is a fundamental parameter to be considered in any sensible discussion of human affairs – it is the bottom-line issue when assessing the success or otherwise of societal, regional and global policies. (…)

Ignoring mass mortality simply ensures its continuance and denying past atrocities simply ensures their repetition – history ignored yields history repeated. Thus the actuality of the Jewish Holocaust (6 million deaths) was not formally acknowledged by the Allies until 30 months before the end of World War 2 in Europe. This tardiness in reportage must surely have contributed significantly to this atrocity.

However, TODAY Mainstream Media are comprehensively ignoring the horrendous magnitude of the avoidable post-invasion deaths in Occupied Iraq and Afghanistan (presently totaling 2.3 million deaths) and the avoidable deaths in the First World-dominated non-European World (presently 14.8 million deaths each year).” (Layperson’s guide to counting Iraq deaths, by Dr Gideon Polya, MWC News Magazine, 6 April 2006)