Barack Obama rebuked his former pastor the Rev. Jeremiah Wright on Tuesday for giving sermons in which he blamed the government for creating a racist state and "inventing the HIV virus as a means of genocide against people of color." Wright isn't the first to say that AIDS originated in the White House. Others have attributed the epidemic to a laboratory accident, malnutrition, or even God's divine will. Here's a field guide to the most prevalent conspiracy theories:
The belief cited by Wright—that the government invented HIV—seems to have originated during the early years of the epidemic. In 1986, crackpot East German biologist Jakob Segal published "AIDS: USA Home-Made Evil." According to the pamphlet, scientists at a Fort Detrick, Md., military lab manufactured the disease by synthesizing HTLV-1 (a retrovirus that causes T-cell leukemia) with Visna (a sheep virus). The scientists administered their lethal concoction to prison inmates, who then introduced the disease into the general population. In case you're wondering, Segal has since been accused of being a Soviet disinformation agent.
Similarly, the aptly named Boyd E. Graves (who calls himself a doctor although he has only a law degree) has postulated that scientists in the employ of the U.S. Special Virus Program modified Visna to create HIV during the 1970s. The government, with help from pharmaceutical company Merck, added the virus to an experimental hepatitis B vaccine, which was given to gay men and blacks in New York and San Francisco.
And then there's Gary Glum, author of Full Disclosure, who fronts the theory that scientists at the Cold Spring Harbor lab in New York engineered HIV, and that the World Health Organization spread the virus under cover of the smallpox eradication program. Glum believes the virus was created to wipe out, or at least control, the black population. (According to a study released in 2005 by the Rand Corp., more than one-quarter of African-Americans believe the disease was engineered in a government lab, and 16 percent think it was created to control the black population.)
Edward Hooper, a British journalist, argued in his 1999 book, The River, that Dr. Hilary Koprowski of the Wistar Research Institute unintentionally caused the AIDS epidemic by using chimp kidneys to produce an oral polio vaccine. The chimps, says Hooper, were infected with SIV (the simian precursor to AIDS). Then, via an experimental mass-vaccination program in the Belgian Congo, SIV made the jump from monkey to man.
Hooper's contaminated polio vaccine thesis sounds less wacky than most conspiracy theories and has attracted support from a few notable academics—including late Oxford professor W.D. Hamilton. But it's definitely wrong. Hooper says Koprowski got his kidney samples from chimps in the Congo. The problem is that the SIV strain endemic to chimps from that region is phylogenetically distinct from HIV. The offending chimps probably came from Cameroon.
It's Not a Virus
Among the most popular, and pernicious, conspiracy theories is that AIDS isn't caused by a virus at all. Peter Duesberg, a biology professor at University of California-Berkeley, has argued that drugs and promiscuity are the principal causes of the disease in the United States. He attributes AIDS in Africa to malnutrition.
South African President Thabo Mbeki has voiced support for the so-called Duesberg hypothesis, and his health minister, Mantombazana Tshabalala-Msimang, has recommended treating AIDS with foodstuffs, like garlic, rather than pharmaceuticals.
The Rev. Jerry Falwell famously argued that AIDS is a plague sent by God to punish homosexuals and American society for tolerating homosexuality. Jerry Thacker, the publisher of Today's Christian Teen and other Christian magazines, has also called AIDS a "gay plague" and referred to homosexuality as "the death style." In 2003, the Bush administration nominated Thacker to serve on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS. He withdrew his name under pressure from gay rights groups and Democrats.
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Explainer thanks Martin Delaney of Project Inform and Michael Worobey of the University of Arizona.
AIDS REPORT: The Man Made Plague
Pastor Michael Treis
C/O general delivery USPO Wax., Texas
Absolute proof AIDS was made by the US Special Virus Cancer Program, distributed by the World Health Org., funded by the US Congress. Documentation, laws legalizing (sic) biological & chemical warfare testing on US Citizens and more. May God Forgive US!
AIDS Report: The Man Made Plague
From the Official U.S. Govt. Documents House of Rep.
Proof: Department of Defense Appropriations for 1970
"The transcript that follows is taken from the June 9, 1969 Senate testimony of Dr. Donald MacArthur, a high-level Defense Department biological research administrator. For those who hold the theory that AIDS is the result of a U.S. biological weapons program--discussed in chapter 40 of 60 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time--this testimony is a smoking gun, or smoking petri dish as the case may be. We present it without further comment. Judge for yourself." Funding was approved in 1970 - $10 million to the DOD.
“APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1970"
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Subcommittee on Department of Defense Appropriations
George H. Mahon, Texas, Chairman
Robert L.F. Sikes, Florida, Glenard P. Lipscomb, California, Jamie D. Whitten, Mississippi, William E. Minshall, Ohio, George W. Andrews, Alabama, John J. Rhodes, Arizona, Daniel J. Flood, Pennsylvania Glenn R. Davis, Wisconsin, John M. Slack, West Virginia, Joseph P. Addabbo, New York, Frank E. Evans, Colorado.
Budget and Financial Management
Budget for Secretarial Activities
Chamical and Biological Warfare
Defense Installations and Procurement
Defense Intelligence Agency
Operation and Maintence, Defense Agencies
Procurement Defense Agencies
Safeguard Ballistic Missle Defense System
Testimony of Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
Testimony of Members of Congress and Other
Individuals and Organizations
Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
35-262 WASHINGTON : 1969
TUESDAY, JULY 1, 1969
(Page ed. note)
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGICAL AGENTS
There are two things about the biological agent field I would like to mention. One is the possibility of technological surprise. Molecular biology is a field that is advancing very rapidly and eminent biologists believe that within a period of 5 to 10 years it would be possible to produce a synthetic biological agent, an agent that does not naturally exist and for which no natural immunity could have been acquired.
MR. SIKES. Are we doing any work in that field?
DR. MACARTHUR. We are not.
MR. SIKES. Why not? Lack of money or lack of interest?
DR. MACARTHUR. Certainly not lack of interest.
MR. SIKES. Would you provide for our records information on what would be required, what the advantages of such a program would be. The time and the cost involved?
DR. MACARTHUR. We will be very happy to. The information follows:
The dramatic progress being made in the field of molecular biology led us to investigate the relevance of this field of science to biological warfare. A small group of experts considered this matter and provided the following observations:
1. All biological agents up the the present time are representitives of naturally occurring disease, and are thus known by scientists throughout the world. They are easily available to qualified scientists for research, either for offensive or defensive purposes.
2. Within the next 5 to 10 years, it would probably be possible to make a new infective microorganism which could differ in certain important aspects from any known disease-causing organisms. Most important of these is that it might be refractory to the immunological and therapeutic processes upon when we depend to maintain our relative freedom from infectious disease.
3. A research program to explore the feasibility of this could be completed in approximately 5 years at a total cost of $10 million.
4. It would be very difficult to establish such a program. Molecular biology is a relatively new science. There are not many highly competent scientisis in the field., almost all are in university laboratories, and they are generally adequately supported from sources other than DOD. However, it was considered possible to initiate an adequate program through the National Academy of sciences - National Research Council (NAS-NRC, and tentative plans were made to initiate the program. However decreasing funds in CB, growing criticism of the CB program., and our reluctance to involve the NAS NRC in such a controversial endeavor have led us to postpone it for the past 2 years.
It is a highly controversial issue and there are many who believe such research should not be undertaked lest it lead to yet another method of massive killing of large populations. On the other hand, without the sure scientific knowledge that such a weapon is possible, and an understanding of the ways it could be done. there is little that can be done to devise defensive measures. Should an enemy develop it there is little doubt that this is an important area of potential military technological inferiority in which there is no adequate research program.”
UPDATE Sept. 2002 !
Here is the smoking gun, here is an expert that has taken research light years further. He is also a well doccumented researcher in the medical field. Boyd E. Graves J.D., lead plaintiff for global AIDS apology, U.S. Supreme Court Case No. 00-9587.
You can benefit by studying and following Dr. Graves' nine years of research and his 1999 Special Virus Flow Chart discovery. Dr. Graves provides citations to support every allegation and conclusion so independent researchers can further explore this issue in depth. Our office also reproduces many of these secret government documents for those too busy to use the inter-library loan systems and government document collections.
If you have questions regarding this work, please contact email@example.com
Dr. Graves can be reached directly through the email below.
Here is Dr. Graves' paper from December 20, 2000 to bring you up to speed on our work. This essay is not included in his first book "State Origin," but it will appear with other new work in his second title presently in production, "World War AIDS".
December 20, 2000
"TO THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD . . .
All of our forces are in place. To the North, we have truth. To the South, we have fact. From the West we have the eternal infinite resolve of the American people. We will seek accountability for the secrets revealed in the secret virus development program. The “flowchart” of the “Special Virus” program will continue to guide humanity throughout the 21st Century, as we close one of the darkest chapters in the history of the “civilized” world. We are grateful to have established dialogues with the current Congress, Surgeon General and officials at the NIH, NCI and the White House. The August 1999 unveiling of the flowchart of this secret U.S. virus program is being hailed as one of the greatest document finds in the history of the world.
WHAT WE NOW KNOW
As we head toward the end of the 20th Century, we know that we have participated in an irreversible chain of human events that ill ultimately lead to the
deactivation of AIDS. This view is supported by the significant events over the last two weeks. The NIH’s Dr. Cargill is amenable to assisting us find the
$250,000 we need to host an AIDS ORIGIN RESEARCHER CONFERENCE. Her December 15, 2000 email is located in the appendix as are a number of documents and correspondence. It is my February ‘99 letter to President Clinton that served as the impetus for the President to declare the AIDS Virus a “National Security
Priority” earlier this year. Anyone who is looking for the historical overview of the development of AIDS will want to review my letter to the New York Times.
I am not providing these voluminous documents to outweigh any other point of view. I am providing these documents in which others might be able to retrace my
efforts and reach similar conclusions. The flowchart is the recipe for AIDS. If that is true. We will offer to the new administration that we can recreate a batch of AIDS, thus strengthening our position that we can take AIDS apart. It has been necessary for the top echelons of government to assist in the proliferation of AIDS, because they knew the “Trojan Horse” virus would need an
incubation period. In light of the sophisticated secret virus development program, it will be very difficult for any one to argue they didn’t know what the ‘mystery illness’ was.
All of our energy and resources will focus on our presentation of this information to the Bush administration. We have not hesitated in our position
that there will be no other agenda item on the table of mankind but for this issue. Come inauguration day, the dust of a stale election will give way to the
reality of the truth and the fact of U.S. involvement in the development of AIDS. The secret program’s “research logic” makes it unequivocally clear. This federal program was attempting to develop an immune suppressing virus. If this “Special” virus is not the “AIDS” virus, then this federal program will easily be able to account for the 15,000 gallons of AIDS the program produced in 1977.
It is our contention the federal government “complemented” the vaccine programs
of Africa and Manhattan. Many of the documents in the appendix support this position. In other words, the flowchart proves the United States was seeking to
produce the AIDS virus. The epidemiology of the virus suggests the two epi-centers earmarking the true man made nature of the alleged mystery illness.
People just don’t get it because they don’t want to get it. They didn’t give Black people ‘niacin’ although they knew it would cure them of the dreaded ‘pellegra disease’. Once they gave Black people the niacin, they immediately began a secret study of Black people and untreated syphilis. when that study was finally revealed, they had the “Special” virus ready to go. Soon we will meet with the Surgeon General of the United States of America. General Satcher had not previously seen the flowchart or had any prior knowledge of this secret virus development program.
Our DAY 14: WORLD WAR AIDS pronouncement on December 14 2000 was a result of the breakthroughs in the official government silence that we have achieved. Next to all the aforementioned exhibits, documents, correspondence and papers, it is probably the 1978 memorandum about Blacks that is most hideous. The 1978 document devises a scheme to offset negative African American sentiment when
Black America learns the United States was “depopulating Africa.” We have all of the information we need to prove our case against the United States. It is our nation state who is guilty of the highest crime. We have found the well-spring of the genesis of AIDS, it is us.”
Boyd Ed Graves, J.D. 12.20.2000
c/o Zygote Media
PO Box 332
Abilene, KS 67410
State Origin: The Evidence of the Laboratory Birth of AIDS. By Boyd Ed Graves,
In1988 the Committee to Restore the Constitution documented the gene splicing work done at Ft. Detrick, Maryland (now NIH) uncovered by Dr. Theodore Steckler. By splicing sheep visna virus and bovine leukemia with human tissue they created a retro virus we now call AIDS. A retro virus is a virus that mutates, AIDS mutates very rapidly, from one host to the next.
The World Health Organization (a United Nations organization) vaccinated people in Haiti, Brazil, & Central Africa with smallpox vaccine that contained AIDS.Drs. Robert Gallo & Luc Montagnier put out the CIA cover story about a green monkey biting a native on the rear starting AIDS. AIDS does not exist naturally in any animal. The green monkey’ s kidney is used to cultivate the smallpox vaccine. This monkey would have had to be a jet pilot to have started this disease in three countries at the same time.
On May 11,1987 the front page of the London Times reported “smallpox vaccine triggers AIDS virus” WHO (the World Health Organization) murdered Africa, they immunized the people with its new weapon, AIDS. WHO conducted the most intense immunization program in it’s history against small pox and on the tail end of this program to eradicate small pox they used this new weapon, vaccinating millions with AIDS. The figures of vaccinations with AIDS in Africa are as follows; 36,878,000 Zaire; 19,060,000 Zambia; 14,972,000 Tanzania;11,616,000 Uganda;8,118,000 Malawai;3,382,000 Ruanda; 3,274,000 Buruni. 14,000 Haitians on United Nations secondment in Central Africa prior to their return to Haiti. Let us not forget the WHO executive Board for 1980 Chairman: Dr. A.M. Abdulhadi (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Vice Chairmen: Dr. Dora Galego Pimentel (Cuba) Dr. Shwe Tin (Burma) Professor I. Dogramaci (Turkey) Rapporteurs Dr. Adeline W. Patterson (Jamaica) Dr. D. Barakamfitiye (Burundi).
AIDS was then injected into the US, in New York about two Years later in Hepatitis B vaccine. Due to regular of the occurrence of hepatitis B in the homosexual community because of sodomy, they lined up for their shots and spread it in America.
In 1994 Bryan Elison and Co-author Dr. Peter Duesberg of the University of California had their book “ Why We Will Never Win the War on AIDS” censored, bought out and banned by elements within the US government. Because these AIDS researchers uncovered yet another lie. HIV does not cause AIDS! There are over 5000 case studies of people with full blown AIDS that never had HIV. HIV is like other harmless viruses after your body produces antibodies that kill it, it can be found in your limp glands (dead). Now here is the truth about HIV. If left alone it does nothing, but when diagnosed the medical community recommends ( at the recommendation of CDC) treatment with the “AIDS cocktail”. This cocktail contains a toxic failed cancer chemotherapy AZT. Which causes anemia, bone marrow loss, muscle wasting, virtuallydestroying your immune system and mimicking AIDS and killing you.
TheCenter for Disease Control’s (CDC) simi-secret agency, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) which many refer to as the medical CIA, still maintains that HIV causes AIDS and supports the AZT death sentence. EIS members have been scattered throughout the World Health Organization, one became Surgeon General two others became assistant Surgeon Generals and let us notforget Jonathan Mann and Michael Merson were the heads of the WHO’s Global Aids Program.
The Public Health Department was set up years ago to protect the public from communicable diseases. They would quarantine infection persons caring diseases. They would notify the public and ask their help to isolate such problems. Today however the times have changed. If you have AIDS your privacy is guaranteed, and you are not isolated. Your employer can’t be told without your permission even in the food preparation industry, yet a food service worker on average cuts his finger 2 to 3 times a week .
1990 CDC ruled blood as a toxic substance all protective precautions to be taken by health care professionals.Teachers are given latex gloves to handle children with injuries that are bleeding. You can’t inform the school or parents which children have AIDS. Early on we were told AIDS is a hard virus to catch as it is a very fragile virus”. It was also statedthat the virus had been isolated in “many different bodily fluids including saliva and tears’.(WHO chronicle 39(6)p.208 1985). Yet the Pasture Institute and Lancet, a prestigious medical publication, revealed AIDS virus stays alive in dried bodily fluid for 7 days, 14 days in wet bodily fluid. AIDS virus will stay alive in a dead body for over18 hours.It was found pouring alcohol on AIDS virus for 20 minutes will not kill it. Bleach full strength or 1 to 5 parts water will kill it in dried bodily fluids. May 5th 1990 (vol. 335 p.1105) Lancet revealed AIDS transmitted at a soccer match Dec. 1989by an infected player hitting heads with another player exchanging blood. Lancet 1995 AIDS transmitted at wedding during a fist fight. We were told at first kissing was no problem but the saliva contains blood91% of the time after kissing. Skin is not a barrier as any abrasion, or cut allows in the virus. A doctor died from AIDS after contracting it when blood squirted into his eye during an operation. The CDC has warned eye Drs. not to store contacts in fluid from other patients, do they mean to tell us tears may transfer the virus? Mucus membranes will absorb the AIDS virus even though the skin is not broken.
Coughing, sneezing , and breathing can expel bodily fluids in a mist and the AIDS virus has been found to stay alive for over 2 feet outside the human body.
The RCMP spent over 1/2 their budget over 3 years tracking down tainted blood that had been bought from prisons in Arkansas during the Clinton governorship,that was contaminated with hepatitis andAIDS. Most of which went to the manufacture of products for hemophiliacs.
The schools pass out condoms to our children to promote “safe sex”. Laytex has microscopic holes that measure 3 microns in size, the AIDS virus is only 1 micron , that like me or you walking through a door. We have been lied to on a grand scale. We have been told that we are safe, but when following the governments and medical community advice we are being murdered.
WHY YOU MAY ASK? WHO PROFITS FROM MURDERING 5 BILLION PEOPLE?
The AIDS industry is $300 billion a year industry. But that is not the whole story.
It was during the Jimmy Carter era that what has been known asPLAN 2000 (later Global 2000) was first discovered by George Green. Green was asked to be a finical advisor within the Carter administration two years prior to the election. The administration revealed plan 2000, the plan to reduce the world’s population to under 2 billion around the year 2000. Green bailed out of the administration only to reveal the plan.
Further documenting the outcome of this plan through documents from the Corbin Clubs dated Sept 20,91.U.S. Representative Gephardt was its Secretariat at that time. Corbin Club “mandates compulsory population control in 166 nations.” They agreed that United Nations Security Councilwould be implementing these policies;
A.“that all nations have a quotas for REDUCTION on a yearly basis, which will be enforced by the Security Council by “selective or total embargo of credit, items of trade including food and medicine, or by military force when required”.
B. The Security Council Will “ inform all nations that outmoded notions of national sovereignty will be discarded and that the Security Council has complete legal, military, and economic jurisdiction in any region in the world and this will be enforced by the Major Nations of the Security Council”
C. “will take possession of all natural resources, including the watersheds, and the great forests, to be used and preserved for the Major Nations of the Security Council.”
D. “ The Security Council of the UN will explain that not all races and people are equal, nor should they be. Those races proven superior by superior achievements ought to rule the lesser races, caring for them on the sufferance that they cooperate with the Security Council. Decision making, including banking, trade, currency rates, and economic rates, and economic development plans, will be made in stewardship by the major Nations.”
E. “ All the above constitute the New World Order, in which Order, all nations, regions and races will cooperate with the decisions of the Major Nations of the Security Council.”
This purpose of their document is “ to demonstrate that action delayed could be fatal. All could be lost if mere opposition by minor races is tolerated and unfortunate vacillations of our closest comrades is cause for our hesitations. Open declaration of intent followed by decisive force is the final solution. This must be done before shock hits our financial markets, tarnishing our credibility and perhaps diminishing our force.”
Haven’t we heard this racist“final solution” stuff somewhere before?All quotes from their document above are accurate.
Documentation from Negative Population Control of Teaneck N.J.,a non-profit organization founded in 1972,concures.Their advisory boardreads like a who’s who of major universities in the U.S. and England, their director at the time of their publication was Donald W. Mann. Their “solution” is the same “drastic reduction in human numbers over a period of years.” Their goal: “to under two billion for the world” and “not more than 150 million for the US” in the same time frame. They advocate “spending 50 % of US annual foreign aid forpopulation assistance programs”
The Missler Report
Did HIV exist prior to 1976?
How was HIV distributed to thousands in New York and Africa?
Was AIDS purposefully manufactured for population control?
On June 9, 1969 (the same month as the Stonewall Uprising launched the Gay Rights Movement) Pentagon spokesman Dr. Donald MacArthur testified before Congress: "Within the next five to ten years, it would probably be possible to make a new infective microorganism which could differ in certain important aspects from any known disease-causing organism. Most important of these is that it might be refractory to the immunological and therapeutic processes upon which we depend to maintain our relative freedom from infectious disease. A research program to explore the feasibility of this could be completed in approximately five years at a total cost of $10 million." (HB 15090, pg 129) Indeed, "a disease-causing organism... refractory [resistant] to the immunological and therapeutic processes upon which we depend to maintain our relative freedom from infectious disease" appeared within "5 to 10 years." HIV is the first and only disease to fulfill such a definition. Proving that AIDS emerged simultaneously in Africa and America in the late 1970s, Scientific American (March 1996) published, "The African AIDS Epidemic," which states: "One frequently mentioned explanation for the severe epidemic in the AIDS belt is that the virus originated here and continues to move outward from an epicenter of disease. But AIDS cases appeared in hospitals in Uganda and Rwanda at the same time they did in the West, and no stored human-tissue samples taken from Africans during the 1970s are HIV-positive."
Disregard for American life is emphasized in domestic use of biological warfare against American citizens. Part of the story was in Phoenix Letter (November 1992.) This described Congressional approval for U.S. Army development of an artificial AIDS virus in 1970. This shocker is part of a larger story.
A REPORT ON THE ABUSE OF POWER
Editor: Anthony C. Sutton December 1993 Vol. 12, No.12
AGAINST AMERICAN CITIZENS
A once free United states has become an "us" versus "them" society. Similar to the early Hitler years in Germany (burning of the Reichstag = Waco massacre) with touches of Stalinist horror (extermination of the "kulaks.")
The late Gary Allen (of None Dare Call It Conspiracy fame) used to cite Nelson Rockefeller's habit of terming Americans "peasants." But Gary had no idea how far elitist contempt for the "peasants" had gone even in the late 1960's.
Compare Waco with Somalia. The FBI and BATF used tanks to destroy Koresh and his followers. The U.S. deliberately used tanks against American citizens.
In Somalia the U.S. sent in Rangers and U.S. troops without armored backup although assaults without tanks and self propelled artillery are doomed to failure. The White House threw away 7 American lives using McNamara "rules of engagement" in Somalia. In Waco the "rules of engagement" concept was thrown out the window.
Disregard for American life is emphasized in domestic use of biological warfare against American citizens. Part of the story was in Phoenix Letter (November 1992.) This described Congressional approval for U.S. Army development of an artificial AIDS virus in 1970. This shocker is part of a larger story.
Here's another installment of the domestic biological warfare story:
U. S. Army-CIA jointly used biological agents against American citizens inside the U.S.
These agents included: bacillus subtilis, smallpox and AIDS.
The Federal Government has concealed then lied about these programs and placed the blame elsewhere, including the former Soviet Union.
State Department attempted to counter an exaggerated Soviet propaganda war using these programs but tripped up because State did not know how much authentic information had leaked inside the U.S.
The Phoenix Letter is mailed monthly and maintains a conservative free-market economics philosophy.
Editor: Anthony C. Sutton. Information contained herein has been carefully selected from sources
.Phoenix Letter, Suite 216C, 1517 14th St West, Billings, MT 59102
Fort Dietrich Biological
Programs In The 1960's
Fort Dietrich in Maryland is the U.S. biological warfare base. Originally called U.S. Army Biological Laboratories it is now labeled U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)
The Army maintains a Special Operations Division (SOD) on the Fort Dietrich base with a formal operating agreement with CIA (Memorandum signed in May 1952.) Both CIA and Army have covered their tracks well but some original documents survive to outline a horrific story.
In the early 60's U.S. Army SOD personnel used specially designed suitcases to spray unsuspecting American civilians with bacillus subtilis at the Greyhound Bus Terminals in Washington, Chicago and San Francisco. Similar operations were conducted at airports in Washington D.C., New York, Boston and Los Angeles. The number of one way tickets sold at time of release was used to estimate distribution of the bacterial agents. (Bacillus subtilis can be bought at biological supply houses. It is not listed as a pathogen, but can cause respiratory infections, blood poisoning and food poisoning.)
According to declassified Army documents the Greyhound terminals in San Francisco and Chicago were the location for "six operatives to launch covert attacks" spread over 7 days. Specially designed suitcases sprayed bacteria into crowded terminals for maximum exposure. Photographs were taken and other Army personnel "covertly collected air samples in close proximity to the passengers" to determine if the civilians had been infected.
Later tests were repeated with smallpox a2ents, grown in large quantities and converted to a lethal powder for spraying. Senate investigation in 1975 revealed close cooperation between SOD and CIA:
"CIA association with Fort Dietrich involved the Special Operations Division (SOD) of that facility. This division was responsible for developing special applications for biological warfare agents and toxins. Its principal customer was the U.S. Army. Its concern was with the development of both suitable agents and delivery mechanisms for use in paramilitary situations. Both standard biological warfare agents and biologically derived toxins were investigated by the division."
The Senate Committee found the CIA had covered its tracks to conceal this unconstitutional activity from the American public. The Senate Committee stated "Although some CIA originated documents have been found in the project files it is clear that only a very limited documentation of activities took place."
An extract from a U.S. Army report details why smallpox was selected as the agent of choice." Its "attractive" features are listed as:
1. Smallpox is highly infectious with close contact. It spreads readily from an infected person to susceptible individuals.
2. A long incubation period of relatively constant duration permits the operatives responsible to leave the country before the first case is diagnosed
3. The duration of illness for those who recover is relatively long. Although the Federal Government claims that the 1972 treaty banning biological weapons stopped further use of Fort Dietrich we know that the U.S. Amy applied for $1.4 million appropriation to EXPAND germ warfare testing ability in the early 1980's. Senator James Sasser objected and it is unlikely that the appropriation went through. It could have been handled on the "black budget."
THE ORIGINATOR OF AIDS
In July 1969 Dr. MacArthur, Director of the U.S. Army Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA) appeared before Congress (the Appropriations Committee of the House) and stated:
" within a period of 5-10 years it would be possible to produce a synthetic biological agent, an agent that does not naturally exist and for which no natural immunity could have been acquired."
This synthetic anent is AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency syndrome virus or HIV-1) ARPA requested $10 million to develop AIDS, 10 years before the virus was identified in the field.
Dr. MacArthur added, "It is a highly controversial issue and there are many who believe such research should not be undertaken lest it lead to another method of massive killing of large populations."
From 1961 to 1968 while this artificial biological agent was under discussion in the pentagon, Robert McNamara was Secretary of Defense. Clark Clifford (of BCCI notoriety) took over as Secretary in 1969.
On October 2, 1970 just 15 months after Dr. MacArthur requested an apl2rol2riation for AIDS development, Robert McNamara, now World Bank President, made a speech to international bankers in which he identified population growth as "the gravest issue that the world faces over the years ahead."
In his speech to the bankers McNamara argued that population growth was leading to instability, that a 10 billion world population would not be "controllable."
Said McNamara, "It is not a world that any of us would want to live in. Is such a world inevitable? It is not sure but there are two possible ways by which a world of 10 billion people can be averted. Either the current birth rates must come down more quickly or the current death rates must go up. There is no other way."
In brief, Robert McNamara was in the final decision making role for development of AIDS at the very time he was contemplating the idea that "world death rates must got up." THIS IS MORE THAN COINCIDENCE.
Our conclusion is that Robert McNamara knowingly encouraged development of AIDS as a means to reduce the worlds' Population. It is difficult to arrive at any other Conclusion.
New From Russia
Slowly bits and pieces of hidden history are leaking from Russia. Official U.S. history is that the U.S. was fighting only Vietnamese in Vietnam. It now appears Soviets were there as well, fighting U.S. Soviets had casualties, so far 16 admitted killed in action.
This explains the heat this editor came under with National Suicide: Military Aid To The Soviet Union. A detailed criticism of our technological aid to the Soviet Union while the Soviets were aiding the Vietnamese kill Americans. No wonder we came under so much pressure to keep quiet! Our big businessmen were actively committing treason! If the Soviets were fighting in Vietnam, then the Soviets were an active enemy, not a passive onlooker.
Henry Kisssinger and Robert McNamara won't look too good in the light of history when the full story comes out. The Best Enemy Money Can Buy is still available from Liberty House Press 1-800-343-6180. (It's a rewrite and update of the original National Suicide: Military Aid To The Soviet Union which caused a storm 20 years ago.)
Soviet Union Charges Pentagon With Aids
This information became known to the Soviets and in October 1985 the Soviet Union mounted a world wide propaganda campaign. Aids had been manufactured at Fort Dietrich Maryland by the Pentagon. The initial information was planted in a Soviet backed newspaper in India and then surfaced in more than 30 media sources world wide. The report was backed by an East German report by Professor Jacob Segal of Humbolt University, East Berlin. Segal argued that the AIDS virus is "the product of an abortive experiment carried out at a laboratory to develop biological warfare means."
This Soviet propaganda campaign was discounted in the West (this Editor included.) It was beyond the realm of rationality that the U.S. would develop a killer agent such as AIDS.
Professor Segal appears to hold the view that it was "accidental" i.e. an "abortive experiment." This position we also held for a while, until the McNamara speech of October 1970 surfaced.
In any event in the late 80's the U.S. State Department ran a rebuttal campaign to the Soviet charges. However State was unaware that the Congress had published Dr. MacArthur's requests and statements so the rebuttal fell flit on its face. The State Department for example claims the U.S. Army had never used Fort Dietrich as a biological warfare base. This is just not true. Further State apparently had no knowledge of the McNamara contemplation of rising death rates by design.
1. CIA - U.S. Army undertook field tests with bacillus subtilis and smallpox against American civilians.
2. There is no question that the Army received funds from Congress for AIDS development and this was probably undertaken at Fort Dietrich.
The AIDS release could have been accidental but we discount this for several reasons. Initial cases came from Africa and Haiti, not the United States. Second, Robert McNamara had simultaneously called for increase in world death rates. This suggests a deliberate policy of controlled release of the AIDS virus.
3. The Soviets obtained the information and used it for a propaganda campaign.
The State Department rebuttal was ineffective because State had no idea how much information had already been made public.
Phoenix Letter has reported a new string of AIDS virus, much tougher, much more dangerous and possibly airborne. In early 1990 Science reported that AIDS researcher Dr. Robert Gallo had tested an altered AIDS virus, one that could infect' cells previously left uninfected by the early AIDS strain. This new strain was reported as infecting epithelia] cells thus raising the possibility that the AIDS virus is now airborne.
We find it extraordinary that any risks are taken today, after the Cold War has ended with these agents. What is the rationale in developing stronger- airborne strains?
ROBERT McNAMARA AND ENVELOPMENT OF AIDS
December Phoenix Letter we described how the U.S. Army (ARPA) developed the AIDS virus with ten million dollars voted by Congress in 1969.
The Secretary of Defense at that time, and responsible for approval of the 1969-1970 budget, was Robert McNamara, followed by Clark Clifford of BCCI notoriety. The final decisions for the AIDS program was made by McNamara and Clifford.
The standard biography of Robert McNamara Promise and Power (The life and time of Robert McNamara) by Deborah Shapley (Little Brown, Boston 1993) has interesting comments on the McNamara view of world over population and the critical need to reduce world population i.e. an excellent rationale for development of a virus resistant to cure.
In 1966 McNamara warned that world population was growing faster than gross national product and that the World Bank had a dominant role to play.
In 1969 McNamara's speech to the Governors of the University of Notre Dame cited the population explosion as more significant than the danger of nuclear war. "Casting its shadow over all this scene is the mushrooming cloud of the population explosion" (page 480).
McNamara extended the extraordinary thesis that "the children who were dying were fortunate, for the millions of those who lived languidly on were stunted in their bodies and cripples in their minds."
Shapley points out that inside the World Bank these McNamara views on population sounded almost nutty" and many wondered where McNamara had gotten these ideas.
But this was precisely the time when McNamara moved from Secretary of Defense to take over the World Bank. The same year, 1969, when the U.S. Army went before Con2ress to ask for $10 million to develol2 an AIDS virus.
By 1973 (page 5 1 0) McNamara had steered the World Bank to explore the cycle of overpopulation, insufficient food and poverty and in the Fall of 1973 at the annual meeting of World Bank Governors in Nairobi, Kenya outlined his QUANTITATIVE GOALS for population. "Nairobi" became synonymous with the McNamara population reduction five year plan. Coincidentally Nairobi and Kenya became initial focal points for the AIDS virus. Kenya and Uganda in East Africa is where the epidemic began and where today some 50% or more of the population is infected.
In 1977 McNamara spoke at MIT and argued that world population was exploding at an unacceptable rate. McNamara was so intensely carried away with the ideas of population explosion that he reportedly (at a lunch meeting) started to scribble numbers on the dining room table cloth, "there was no stopping his verbal torrent or his emotion." The table cloth was tinged with scribbled numbers and "looked like an artifact left by an ancient visitor from another world." (page 560)
The Shapely book has a great deal more on the McNamara fervor to control world population. While development of an AIDS virus may appear to most of us as tragically even murderously wrong, to a ideologue like McNamara it would appear to be opportunity to solve what he saw as potential disaster.
Matching the time frames and the opportunities for decision making there is a least a prima facie case, well worth investigating, that Robert McNamara knowingly and deliberately encouraged development of the AIDS virus.
Phoenix Letter views the McNamara program, continued by Clark Clifford, as genocide.
BOOK REPORT. AIDS: THE UNNECESSARY EPIDEMIC
(Stanley Monteith, MD Order from Aids Book, 618 Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 $17.00 post.)
Dr. Monteith was one of the very first to recognize the significance of AIDS and has devoted over 20 years of his life to investigation and warning about the dangerous nature of the disease to everyone. We distinctly remember meeting with Dr. Monteith as far back as 1981 when he prophetically laid out to this Editor the epidemic potential in AIDS. This long before even African Governments had recognized the killer potential.
This book, excellently written and produced, contains Dr. Monteith's conclusions and is far in advance of other AIDS books simply because he is well aware of the elitist nature of world control. The neglect of government and politics to face up to the disease and its implications is clearly outlined and we are left with the question is this deliberate neglect to destroy the United States? Although Dr. Monteith does not touch on the documentary evidence published in Phoenix Letter concerning the roles of U.S. Army (Fort Detrich) and Defense Secretary Robert McNamara (indeed this would be irrelevant for the medical approach) Dr. Monteith's evidence is entirely consistent with the argument that there is deliberation in the spread of AIDS.
More surprising we learn in great detail how the Gay Lobbies are insistent in policies and actions that encourage the epidemic.
You will read that Congressmen Panetta (Clinton Cabinet) and Congressman Waxman of Los Angeles are associated with policies that promote the epidemic. How American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control, and the Surgeon General attack any doctor who dare propose monitoring or controlling the disease. The numbers of HIV infected are just not known, they are mere crude underestimates because Government refuses to adopt procedures that would give us a realistic count.
For your personal protection we urge you to read this book. It will be a harsh dose of realism to counter the propaganda pap issued by Government and AIDS lobbies.
AIDS Was Deliberately Created By the United States Government
AIDS is a synthetic biological agent, knowingly and deliberately created by the United States Government. Development funds were not included in any secret "black budget," they were openly voted on by Congress.
In 1969 Department of Defense representatives appeared before the Defense Subcommittee of the House and requested $10 million in 1970 DOD Appropriations for design and manufacture of a synthetic AIDS virus.
Specifically, on Tuesday, July 1, 1969, Dr. MacArthur of the Army Advanced Research Project Agency made the following statement to the Subcommittee:
"There are two things about the biological field agent I would like to mention. One is the possibility of technical surprise. Molecular biology is a field that is advancing very rapidly and eminent biologists believe that within a period of five to ten years it would be possible to produce a synthetic biological agent, an agent that does not naturally exist and for which no natural immunity could have been acquired."
MacArthur later submitted more detail to the Congressional Committee. The key points were:
1. Up to this point, (1969) all biological agents are naturally occurring.
2. It is possible to make a "new infective micro-organism" that would be "refractory to the immulogical and therapeutic processes upon which we depend to maintain our relative freedom from infectious diseases."
3. A research program would take six years and $10 million.
4. The program should be initiated through the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council (NAS-NRC).
5. The matter was discussed with NAS-NRC and "tentative plans were made to initiate the program.
The report added:
"It is a highly controversial issue and there are many who believe such research should not be undertaken lest it lead to another method of 'massive killing of large populations."
By 1972, the World Health Organization called on scientists to work on such viruses "to see if viruses can in fact exert selective effects on the immune function." (WHO is supposedly devoted to "health" progress and financed in part by the U.S. taxpayer on this supposition. See Bulletin of World Health Organization, 1972, 47:257-63.)
Dr. Theodore Strecker, a health care consultant, has tracked the story of AIDS through WHO and collaboration with U.S. Army Laboratories in Fort Detrick, Maryland (now National Cancer Institute.)
Apparently, the AIDS virus was released in Uganda, Haiti, Brazil and Japan about 1972-74. This was not an accident. It was deliberate release. (See Who Murdered Africa by William Campbell Douglas, M.D., P.O. Box 1568, Clayton, GA 30525.) AIDS entered the United States through the New York Blood Center/Centers for Disease Control in the late 1970's.
In conclusion, we note that Congress knowingly, voted funds for this development program in the 1970 Appropriations.
Source: United States House of Representatives. Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations 91st Congress, 1st Session, Department of Defense Appropriations, for !970, Part 5 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, HB 15090. JULY 1. 1969, Chairman Robert Sikes of Florida.
A REPORT ON THE ABUSE OF POWER
Editor: Anthony C. Sutton March 1994 Vol. 13, No.3
AIDS Epidemic Cover Up
HIV-AIDS is a virtually out of control epidemic with government officials and gay lobbies jointly imposing censorship to hide the true picture from the American public.
Half a dozen books have emerged in recent months which tell similar stories: gay lobbies control AIDS policy and only interested in preserving rights, whatever happens to the rest of America.
Because of their united lockstep, political power gays dominate the AIDS political scene. Gay rights have absolute precedence over public health.
There is disturbing evidence that the virus is transmitted by more than sexual contact and blood. It is certainly carried by (one testing procedure is based on saliva) and may be airborne. Initial experiments demonstrate airborne capability. Government officials dominated by gays refuse to follow up with research on these initial findings, because the gay lobby fm monitoring and quarantine. Right now AIDS has the potential to wipe out the world but @ treated as an infectious disease. Doctors cannot routinely monitor, test and report, they are restricted by official limitations not applied to other infectious diseases.
We attach a list of recent books well worth reading that spring the lid on a criminally negligent policy. Some of our conclusions from these books:
1. HOW MANY AIDS CASUALTIES
Government has no really accurate number of HIV-AIDS infections because gay lobbies vehemently oppose any form of monitoring or reporting. The latest government number of I million HIV infections is guess work, this is a low end guesstimate. But even official guesstimates are reporting 50 to over 100 million infected within five years.
Kenya in Africa has 50-70% infection rates in cities, rates unknown in the countryside. New York Times reports Kenyan hospital system overloaded, two AIDS patients to a bed, many just placed in corridors.
Dr. Lorraine Day, former surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital, and outspoken critic of head-in-the-sand government policies, states the epidemic has the potential "to wipe out the world."
Phoenix Letter, 4400 Loma Vista Dr., Billings, MT 59106
Gay-lesbian lobbies/outlets report much lower numbers than even the government.
Example: San Francisco Examiner- (19 January 1994) column "AIDSWEEK," by Lisa M. Krieger, reports 339,000 "cases" in U.S. compared to the official 1 million, itself low. The same column reports 3 million world wide "cases," a more accurate figure is well over 10 million.
2. HOW CAN ONE BECOME INFECTED?
This is where the politics of HIV-AIDS becomes murky and public health abandoned in favor of special interests. Back in 1981, San Francisco and New York medical authorities determined that gay bathhouses were killer institutions where the AIDS virus was flourishing and passed through homosexual contact. Gay organizations fought against closure, the bathhouses ultimately closed only because their patrons were killed off one by one by the disease.. Gays placed their civil rights ahead of public health and paid the price. At this point, infection was limited to gays.
Then the blood supply became infected with the virus. Gays protested because blood organizations bypassed gay areas for blood collection. By early 1980 it was generally thought that infection could only take place sexually or through blood transfer.
Research into infection routes was blocked by the gay lobbies. Dr. G. Johnson of Stanford Medical Center, in 1988, determined that HIV could be transmitted through the air. Dr. Johnson asked San Francisco AIDS unit to request further research at the federal level on airborne transmission.
SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL REFUSED TO PURSUE THIS LINE OF RESEARCH. Why? Because S.F. General policy on AIDS is essentially influenced by active gay lobbies who fear monitoring and quarantine. If AIDS is determined as transmitted only by sexual contact and blood supply, then proposals for quarantine can be fought off. However, if AIDS can be passed through the air or through saliva then the general population is placed at risk and public health measures will be instituted to limit contact. Gay districts will be isolated. Restaurants and facilities employing gays will be affected. Obviously the community, seen as the source of HIV-AIDS, will face quarantine.
Similarly, gays have always denied that the virus can be passed through kissin- i.e. saliva and most doctors advise this is unlikely. Again, research organizations have not investigated saliva transmission because their policy is biased by gay organizations. When Phoenix Letter advised its readers in 1993 to keep out of high priced San Francisco restaurants, the item was picked up by the San Francisco Chronicle and labeled hysteria.
What the Chronicle refused to report is that an AIDS test system manufactured by Saliva Diagnostic System Inc. uses saliva as the vehicle for mass testing. Rocky Mountain News (November 20, 1993) reported that the company had a contract with a Hungarian health organization to undertake the largest mass testing ever, using its OMNI-SAL system at a Budapest rock concert. Saliva is used for testing in Hungary but in the United States is not considered a means of transmission.
An obvious public health measure, not undertaken at this date in 1994, is to determine the parameters of HIV-AIDS infection.
Certainly, HIV-AIDS can be passed through sexual contact, blood supply and contact, saliva and urine. These are definitely established as transmission routes.
'There is also preliminary evidence that HIV-AIDS can be transmitted through aerosol (coughing droplets) and can be airborne. The federal government has been grossly negligent in this area. We suspect that political pressure by gay lobbies has stilled the research.
Gay pressure is so irrational in San Francisco that hospitals cannot put AIDS patients in separate waiting rooms to prevent transmission of airborne diseases as tuberculosis, fatal to AIDS patients. Gays fear stigma of isolation and rather accept the risk of possibly fatal infection from tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.
This confusion of civil rights with public health is killing people and very few public health officials or medical doctors have the guts to stand up and tell the truth, that HIV-AIDS may possibly use numerous transmission routes.
3. DOES HIV-AIDS MUTATE'?
We are not dealing with the same HIV-AIDS strains today that were encountered in the early 1980's. The strains are tougher, mutate more easily and even have a facility to convert antibodies (generated by the body to fight off disease) into the virus itself i.e. convert the bodies defense into AIDS allies.
This ability of the AIDS virus to turn the tables on the human immune system has never before been reported in any virus or bacterium.
San Francisco virologist, Dr. Jay Levy at University of California, who discovered the phenomenon says, "This indicates on the molecular level how some viruses are able to learn to escape the immune system."
This ability is significant because it frustrates efforts to find an anti-AIDS vaccine. The virus can quickly change the molecular make up of its outer envelope.
This suggests we are many years from an AIDS vaccine because researchers do not yet know what the vaccine has to do to defeat the virus.
We are looking at 100 million infections within six years so the urgency is obvious, AT LEAST TO PHOENIX LETTER, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS STALLING ON RESEARCH.
As the virus originated within the U.S. army laboratories it Fort Deitrick, Maryland, the federal government at least owes its citizens the courtesy of speedy cures. What we are getting is denial and double-talk.
This is only part of the story we have uncovered. You won't get it from establishment media simply because they are scared of creating panic. Our view is that citizens would rather know and handle panic if and when it comes. Historically, citizens have always performed to higher standards than politicians expect.
What is urgently needed is congressional hearings which are not influenced by gay lobbies. Gay rights may have to be subordinated to overall public health welfare in the interests of the majority. This statement will probably bring vitriolic criticism upon the head of the Editor but with 200,000 U.S. citizens dead and at least 1 million infected, we have to make some tough decisions.
Recommended Reading on the AIDS Epidemic
(1) Dr. Stanley Monteith, AIDS: The Unnecessary Epidemic (Covenant House Books, 1991.) Available from AIDS Book, 618 Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, $17.00. Highly recommended. Dr. Monteith first alerted this Editor to the coining epidemic as far back as 1981 after Dr. Monteith returned from a trip to Africa.
(2) Dr. William Campbell Douglas, AIDS: Why Its Much Worse Than They're Telling Us and How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones (1991.) Second Opinion Publishing Inc., Suite 100, 1350 Center Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338, $20.00, postage paid. DI-. Douglas also has a newsletter updating information on AIDS and government misdeeds in medicine.
(3) Dr. William Campbell Douglas, Who Murdered Africa? Booklet, send $2.00 to P.O. Box 1568, Clayton, GA 30525.
(4) Dr. Alan Cantwell, Queer Blood: The Secret AIDS Genocide Plot (1993) $16.00 from P.O. Box 2420, Fort Bragg, CA 95437. Dr. Cantwell is a gay dermatologist who concludes that AIDS is a genocidal plot. Excellent!
(5) Dr. Lorraine Day, AIDS: What the Government Isn't Telling You, Rockford Press, 44489 Town Center Way, Palm Desert, CA 92260.
(6) Carol Pogash, As Real as it Gets, Birch Lane, 1992.
(7) Some Call it AIDS: I Call it Murder Dr. Eva Lee Snead, Aum Publications, 126 East Ridgewood Court, Suite 2700, San Antonio, TX 78212, 2 Volumes 1,000 paces $29.95 plus postage.
Note on Publishers
Every one of the above books (except Carol Pogash) is published by a small publishing house or is self published. Every one of them deserves widespread distribution.
In the last decade the New York publishing industry has shrunk. In January, Harcourt Brace, a major New York house reduced its editorial staff to just two editors. Self important New York publishing is suffering from its own myopia, an incestuous industry rooted in establishment thinking is filling rapidly, its place taken by small publishers scattered around the United States.
Once all publishing was centered in New York. The above AIDS books were published in California, Georgia and Texas. The publishing aroma in New York is so stifling, reflecting self important pompous editors, that we rarely find a New York published book worthy of favorable review. Gary Taubes Weird Science (Radon House, reviewed in Phoenix Letter, December 1983) is typical of the trash generated by old line once proud houses as Random House.
Book review: Carol Pogash, AS REAL AS IT GETS (Birch Lane Press, New York, 1992.)
San Francisco General Hospital is the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in the United States. This is the story of the political, medical and ethical battle that has been fought at San Francisco General Hospital over the past ten years.
This is a disturbing account, how HIV-AIDS has generated a complex reaction of fear, heroism, irrational behavior, and denial fought over the bodies of dead and dying AIDS patients.
Here are a few highlights we gleaned from Pogash:
* Nurse Jane Doe was infected with AIDS while caring for patients at S.F. General on the job occupational injury. The City of Francisco tried for years to deny compensation, bury its head in the sand. City Hill didn't want to face the reality of the epidemic.
* Dr. Lorraine Day, an orthopedic surgeon, smart, tough, realistic, dedicated, was demonized by the gay Community because she wanted to protect the medical staff and the general public.
* Incoming patients, about one quarter of whom have AIDS cannot be routinely tested because the gay community considers testing an infringement of their rights. Anyone who points out that non-gays also have rights is viciously attacked.
* AIDS policy is largely established by the gay community that places its own interest first and foremost and to hell with the general public, this in a city saturated" with AIDS.
* Dr. Lorraine Day, "The whole thing is politics. If this had started Out ill the heterosexual Community the disease Would be under control ... we've got two different things now, we've got gay rights to have proper jobs, housing and all that and we've got a deadly disease that can kill the world, and the two are being mixed up."
* Dr. Day was abused, threatened, harassed, EVEN TARGETED FOR
ATTEMPTED MURDER BECAUSE SHE TOLD THE TRUTH. And she was out there all by herself because no one at San Francisco General would support her - even though they knew the truth.
God Help Us!
Late Press Note
Since writing, above, we have heard from Dr. Johnson at Stanford Medical Center. Dr. Johnson sent his research report on aerosol/airborne transmission of the HIV virus. We will summarize for the April Phoenix Letter.
AIDS: 'The Manufactured Virus'
"The transcript that follows is taken from the June 9, 1969 Senate
testimony of Dr. Donald MacArthur, a high-level Defense Department
biological research administrator. For those who hold the theory that
AIDS is the result of a U.S. biological weapons program--discussed in
chapter 40 of 60 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time--this testimony is a
smoking gun, or smoking petri dish as the case may be. We present it
without further comment. Judge for yourself."
Funding was approved in 1970 - $10 million to the DOD.
Prof. Jakob Segal, the author of the theory, says that structural analysis using genome mapping proves that HIV is more similar to Visna than to any other retrovirus. The portion (about three percent) of the HIV genome which does not correspond structurally to Visna corresponds exactly to part of the HTLV-I genome. This similarity, says Segal, cannot be explained by a natural process of evolution and mutation. It can only have resulted from an artificial combination of the two viruses. He notes that the symptoms of AIDS are consistent with the complementary effects of two different viruses. AIDS patients who do not die of the consequences of immune deficiency show the same damage to the brain, lungs, intestines, and kidneys that occurs in sheep affected with Visna.
Combining Visna with HTLV-I would allow the virus to enter not only the macrophages of the inner organs but also the T4 lymphocytes and thus cause immune deficiency, which is exactly what AIDS does. As further evidence that HIV is a construct of Visna and HTLV- I, Segal cites studies which show that the reverse transcription process in HIV has two discrete points of peak activity which correspond, respectively, to those of Visna and HTLV-I. AIDS is thus, according to Segal, essentially a variety of Visna. This has important implications for research, since a cure or vaccine might be found sooner by studying Visna in sheep than by concentrating, as at present, on monkeys. The theory of the African origin of AIDS, that it developed in African monkeys and was transferred to man, has been abandoned by most researchers. All of the known varieties of SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus) are structurally so dissimilar to HIV (much less similar than HIV and Visna) that a common origin is out of the question.
Furthermore, even if such a development by natural mutation were possible, it would not explain the sudden outbreak of AIDS in the early 1980s, since monkeys and men have been living together in Africa since the beginning of human history. The "Africa Legend," as it is called in a 1988 West German (Westdeutscher Rundfunk) television documentary, is further debunked by the epidemiological history of AIDS. There is no solid evidence of AIDS in Africa before 1983. The earliest documented cases of AIDS date from 1979 in New York. In addition to the WDR documentary and occasional mention in magazines like Stern and Spiegel, Segal's work has been published in West Germany (AIDS-Erreger aus dem Gen-Labor? [AIDS-Virus from the Gene Laboratory?], Kuno Kruse, ed., Berlin: Simon & Leutner, 1987) and India (with Lilli Segal, The Origin of AIDS, Trichur, India: Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad, 1989). He has also been conducting lecture tours in West Germany. Scientific journals, Segal says, have refused to publish or discuss his theory. This is difficult to understand.
If he is wrong, he should certainly be refuted. The cornerstone of the theory is that HIV is a combination of Visna and HTLV-I. Segal claims that any trained laboratory technician could produce AIDS from these components, today, in less than two weeks. If this is true, it should be demonstrable by experiment. The next question is, if it is possible to produce HIV from Visna and HTLV-I now, was it also possible in 1977, when Segal claims the AIDS virus was created? He says it was, by use of the less precise "shotgun" method of gene manipulation available then, though it would have taken longer--about six months. If this is true, it should also be demonstrable. The final question would be: Was it produced in a laboratory? Segal believes he has shown that it was, but he goes further than that. He also believes he knows who produced it and why. Segal quotes from a document presented by a Pentagon official named Donald MacArthur on June 9, 1969, to a Congressional committee, in which $10 million is requested to develop, over the next 5 to 10 years, a new, contagious micro- organism which would destroy the human immune system.
Whether such research is categorized as "offensive" or "defensive"is immaterial: in order to defend oneself against apossible new virus, so the reasoning goes, one must first develop the virus. Since the Visna virus was already well known, Segal continues, the problem was to find a human retrovirus that would enable it to infect humans. Scrutiny of the technical literature, Segal says, reveals that Dr. Robert Gallo isolated such a virus, HTLV-I, by 1975, though it was not given this name until later. 1975 was also the year the virus section of Fort Detrick (the US Army's center for biological warfare research in Frederick, Maryland) was renamed the Frederick Cancer Research Facilities and placed under the supervision of the National Cancer Institute, Gallo's employer. It was there, in the P4 (high-security) laboratory at Fort Detrick, according to Segal, where the AIDS virus was actually created, between the fall of 1977 and spring of 1978. Six months is precisely the time it would have taken, using the techniques available then, to create the AIDS virus from Visna and HTLV-I. Segal claims that the new virus was then tested on convicts who volunteered for the experiment in return for their release from prison.
Failing to show any early symptoms of disease, the prisoners were released after six months. Some were homosexual, and went to New York, where the disease was first attested in 1979. The researchers had not counted on creating a disease with such a long incubation period. (One year is relatively short for AIDS, but would not be unusual if the infection was induced by high- dosage injections.) If the researchers had kept their human guinea pigs under observation for a longer time, they would have detected the disease and been able to contain it. In other words, Segal claims that AIDS is the result of a germ warfare research experiment gone awry.
Secret Military Experimentation on Americans Was "Legal"
Biological and Chemical Warfare Testing
on the American Population!
ATTENTION U.S. CITIZEN:
YOU MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLUNTARILY SUBJECTED to chemical or biological agent testing by the United States Military Department of Defense at some time in the past. The law provides for it (see section 1520, below). Make copies of this document and distribute widely. Write your congressional representative. Let the government know you are aware of this potential threat to your health and well being. They've done such things before. They sure as hell won't ask for your permission before they do it again.
Don't be fooled by the law's language. Notice it said local "officials" would be notified (could be the local dog catcher to fulfill the technicalities of the law). IT DID NOT SAY THAT YOU AS A GENERAL MEMBER OF THE CIVILIAN POPULATION NEEDED TO BE NOTIFIED!
If you've ever laughed at the "ridiculous" claim that AIDS was created as part of a secret classified military biological warfare program, READ THE ACTUAL LAW!!
•UNITED STATES CODE
•TITLE 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
•CHAPTER 32 - CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE PROGRAM
§ 1520. Use of human subjects for testing of chemical or biological agents by Department of Defense; accounting to Congressional committees with respect to experiments and studies; notification of local civilian officials
•(a) Not later than thirty days after final approval within the Department of Defense of plans for any experiment or study to be conducted by the Department of Defense, whether directly or under contract, involving the use of human subjects for the testing of chemical or biological agents, the Secretary of Defense shall supply the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives with a full accounting of such plans for such experiment or study, and such experiment or study may then be conducted only after the expiration of the thirty-day period beginning on the date such accounting is received by such committees. •(b)
•(1) The Secretary of Defense may not conduct any test or experiment involving the use of any chemical or biological agent on civilian populations unless local civilian officials in the area in which the test or experiment is to be conducted are notified in advance of such test or experiment, and such test or experiment may then be conducted only after the expiration of the thirty-day period beginning on the date of such notification. •(2) Paragraph (1) shall apply to tests and experiments conducted by Department of Defense personnel and tests and experiments conducted on behalf of the Department of Defense by contractors.
Here is the link to the Cornell Law Library to see the actual text of the law for yourself:
US Civilian Biological Testing Law Repealed
From Joyce Riley vonKleist, R.N., B.S.N.
Capt. USAF Inactive Reserve