BREAKING NEWS: Obama, EPA Lose MAJOR Property Rights Case At Supreme Court

Obama, EPA Lose Major Property Rights Case At Supreme Court

Homeowners and landowners won a major victory over the EPA and the Obama administration Tuesday when the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that property owners have the right to challenge, in federal court, efforts to use the Clean Water Act to restrict land use.

The court ruled that property owners can go directly to court if the US Army Corps of Engineers says the land falls under Clean Water Act restrictions.

The Obama administration had argued that property owners must wait to sue until they are denied a permit – a lengthy bureaucratic process which could take years.

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“If that were correct, the Act’s ominous reach would again be unchecked by the limited relief the Court allows today,” Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote of the federal government’s argument.

The justices, in an 8-0 decision, ruled that Hawkes Company, which mines peat in Minnesota, has the right to file a suit challenging a Corps of Engineers decision not to grant a permit to dig peat on the property. The Corp ruled that the area was part of the “water of the US.”

“They may proceed without a permit and argue in a Government enforcement action that a permit was not required, or they may complete the permit process and then seek judicial review, which, the Corps suggests, is what Congress envisioned,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote of Hawkes.

The Corps argued that it had the right to stop Hawkes from digging peat because it was mining in wetlands on a tributary of a river.

If Hawkes Company proceeds without a permit or court ruling on its side, it would be subject to fines as high as $37,500 a day.

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U.S. County Running Off-Gridders Out Of Town

U.S. County Running Off-Gridders Out Of Town

Modern day homesteaders seeking an off-the-grid lifestyle in one of Colorado’s most rural areas have triggered what they moved there to avoid: a battle with the county government over land-use regulations.

Some off-grid residents accuse county officials of harassment and trying to run them out.

The battle turned a routine county commissioners’ meeting in San Louis, Colorado, into an ugly shouting match between sheriff deputies and off-grid homesteaders, Colorado Public Radio (CPR) reported. A YouTube video supplied to CPR shows deputies arresting off-grid demonstrators for chanting about the Constitution.

Located on the New Mexico border in the south-central part of the state, Costilla County is considered the oldest and ninth-least populated county in Colorado. In recent years it has seen an influx of mostly young and lower-income families seeking an off-the-grid lifestyle.

The newly proposed code would require a well, septic tank, and electricity to be installed in a home prior to receiving a building permit, CPR reported. That would require many off-gridders to leave, because water is scarce.

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“We’ve been regulated out of life,” resident Robin Rutan told CPR. “I came here because I couldn’t live by the codes [in other regions]”

Many of the newcomers are veterans who want to get away from the city. Others simply cannot afford the high prices for land and homes in other, more fashionable parts of Colorado such as the Central Rockies. The situation is explosive because around 800 new residents have moved into a county that has a population of around 3,700, The Denver Post reported.

U.S. County Running Off-Gridders Out Of Town

“People who come out here have already been through a lot,” resident Chloe Everhart told CPR. “For a lot of us, there’s not much of a home to go back to. … What’s next could be under a bridge in Denver.”

A combination of cheap land, lack of zoning regulations, scenery and solitude is luring the modern day homesteaders to the San Luis Valley in Southern Colorado. Sundance Stadler, a newcomer from Vermont, told The Post that he had paid $3,250 for five acres in Costilla County.

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One contentious issue is camping permits which are now required in the county. Many of the homesteaders are camping out while they build permanent homes, but the county has stopped issuing camping permits which makes it illegal for residents to camp on their own property.

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“A lot of time we find families living in run-down sheds or in RVs, or some actually in tents,” Matthew Valdez, Costilla County’s land-use administrator, told The Post. “We tell them they cannot live in these conditions. A lot of them abandon their RVs here and they get vandalized, and after a while they become a trash issue.”

Water War

Water is one of the divisive issues because its supply is limited in the San Luis Valley. Most of the water rights are in the hands of farmers who have lived in the area for generations. Some off-gridders go to town (such as to a public facility) to fill up water containers.

Other issues include the effects on the schools and services. Costilla County’s chief administrative officer, Ben Doon, said that around 58 new students have enrolled in the local schools – a big increase for a small county.

“The vast majority is from people out there,” Doon told CPR, referring to the off-grid residents.

The conflict in Costilla County is not going to end anytime soon. There are around 40,000 subdivided lots in Costilla County — some which are being sold on the Internet to newcomers for a few thousand dollars.

“When you buy the land they make you think you can do anything with it,” said Rutan, who told CPR that she and her husband moved to the area because they no longer could afford to live in Glenwood Springs.

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CALIFORNIA DROUGHT: Thousands Without Running Water

Angelica Gallegos of Porterville, Calif. Image source: NYTimes

East Porterville, California, has become the first community in the nation to lose something most Americans take for granted – running water. Wells at around 1,000 of the 1,200 homes in the Central Valley community have gone dry because of the ongoing mega-drought in the Golden State.

“Water, water, water, water. I never thought about it before. Now I don’t think about anything else,” East Porterville resident Paula Garcia told The Washington Post.

Garcia has to fill her toilet with a bucket, eat off of paper plates, wash her hands with hand sanitizer and give her children sponge bathes because there is no water in her home.

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It would cost $40,000 to drill a new well, something they can’t afford. To make matters worse, she and her husband, Miguel Gamboa, cannot sell the house because of the situation.

“Who’s going to buy a house without water?” Gamboa asked.

5,433 People without Running Water

Gamboa and Garcia are far from alone; an estimated 5,433 people in Tulare County where East Porterville is located lack running water, according to Mother Jones. Around 1,006 homes in the county are now receiving free bottled deliveries from the county government. A large body of water, ironically called Lake Success, is five miles away, but it is running low, too.

CBS Sacramento predicts the drought could “wipe entire towns off of the map” if it does not end soon.

“Some folks there [are] living in Third World conditions,” reporter Nick James of CBS Sacramento said of East Porterville, which he described as California’s ground zero for the drought.

Some East Porterville residents have been receiving bottled water deliveries for a year as the situation has gotten worse. Last year Off Grid News reported that 960 residents were receiving bottled water and 300 homes were impacted. Now, around 1,000 homes — most of the community — have no water.

“It’s dire, it’s dire here, it’s dire straits,” resident Antonio Alvarez told CBS Sacramento.

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The water table has fallen and there is no public water system in the community. Most of the homes had wells 25 to 30 feet deep, which was adequate until the mega-drought struck. Farmers are pumping the aquifer dry to irrigate their crops.

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Each resident is allocated one-half gallon of drinking water a day from bottled water delivered every two weeks. Tulare County has also set up three large tanks of non-potable water that people cannot drink. Residents can use that water for taking showers, flushing toilets, running the washing machine and doing the dishes.

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Many residents now bathe in portable sinks and showers that have been set up in front of a local church. Even families that have washing machines now have to use the local laundromat.

Another facet of life that most Americans take for granted has also disappeared from East Porterville: lawns and gardens. Gamboa let his lawn die and pulled up his flower bed. The family’s dream of growing their own food died, too. Before the drought, Gamboa and Garcia had plans to grow flowers, peach trees, watermelons, plums and avocados on their property. Now, they grow dust.

Economic Devastation

The drought has devastated the Central Valley, with 15,000 jobs and $2 billion in revenue vanishing, The Post said.

Jobs are so scarce in the town that many families rely on free food handed out by a local church.

Residents are worried that many of the farm towns in the Central Valley could soon become ghost towns, as residents simply pack up and leave.

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California Has Never Experienced A Water Crisis Of This Magnitude – And The Worst Is Yet To Come

Things have never been this dry for this long in the recorded history of the state of California, and this has created an unprecedented water crisis
California Has Never Experienced A Water Crisis Of This Magnitude – And The Worst Is Yet To Come

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by Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream | June 18, 2015


Things have never been this dry for this long in the recorded history of the state of California, and this has created an unprecedented water crisis.  At this point, 1,900 wells have already gone completely dry in California, and some communities are not receiving any more water at all.  As you read this article, 100 percent of the state is in some stage of drought, and there has been so little precipitation this year that some young children have never actually seen rain.  This is already the worst multi-year drought in the history of the state of California, but this may only be just the beginning.  Scientists tell us that the amount of rain that California received during the 20th century was highly unusual.  In fact, they tell us that it was the wettest century for the state in at least 1000 years.  Now that things are returning to “normal”, the state is completely and total unprepared for it.  California has never experienced a water crisis of this magnitude, and other states in the western half of the nation are starting to really suffer as well.  In the end, we could very well be headed for the worst water crisis this country has ever seen.

When I said that some communities in California are not receiving any more water, I was not exaggerating.  Just consider the following excerpt from one recent news report

The community of Mountain House is days away from having no water at all after the state cut off its only water source.

Anthony Gordon saves drinking water just in case, even though he never thought it would come to this.

“My wife thinks I’m nuts. I have like 500 gallons of drinking water stored in my home,” he said.

The upscale community of Mountain House, west of Tracy, is days away from having no water. It’s not just about lawns—there may not be a drop for the 15,000 residents to drink.

So what are those people going to do?

And what is this going to do to the property values in that area?

Who in the world is going to want to buy a home that does not have running water coming to it?

Other communities throughout the state are pumping groundwater like crazy in a desperate attempt to continue with business as usual.  In fact, it is being projected that groundwater will account for almost all water used in the entire state by the end of this year

Underground aquifers supply 35 percent of the water used by humans worldwide. Demand is even greater in times of drought. Rain-starved California is currently tapping aquifers for 60 percent of its water use as its rivers and above-ground reservoirs dry up, a steep increase from the usual 40 percent. Some expect water from aquifers will account for virtually every drop of the state’s fresh water supply by year end.

But of course this creates a huge problem.  When the groundwater is gone, it is gone for good.  Those aquifers took centuries to fill up, and now they are being drained at a staggering rate.  In some parts of the state, aquifers are being drained so fast that it is causing thousands of square miles of land to sink

Californians have been draining water so rapidly from underground aquifers that tens of thousands of square miles of land reportedly are sinking — so drastically that the shifting surface is starting to destroy bridges and crack highways across the state, according to a recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting.

So what is the solution?

Some of my readers have suggested that desalination is the answer.  But the truth is that desalination is very expensive and it is really bad for the environment.  The following comes from a recent Natural News article

For those who are saying, “There’s no water problem in California! It has the entire Pacific Ocean right next door!”, you need to look into the catastrophic environmental destruction tied to ocean water desalination.

Not only does desalination use fossil fuels which emit the very same carbon emissions that the California government insists caused the drought in the first place, the desalination process itself pollutes the ocean with high concentration salt brine that kills marine ecosystems and destroys ocean life along the California coastline.

And that’s on top of all the Fukushima radiation that’s already causing a marine ecosystem collapse in many areas of the coast. Add more salt brine to the mix and you get a state where rich, self-entitled Hollywood celebrities demand their lush, green lawns at the expense of ocean life, climate change and the global ecosystem. If that happens, California will lose all credibility as a “green” state, and its wealthiest residents will be living an ecological lie.

Others have suggested that California can solve their water problems using “toilet to tap” technology

Potable water reuse – or converting sewage effluent to heavily-treated, purified drinking water – is receiving renewed attention in California in the midst of the state’s four-year drought.

According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, “California water managers and environmentalists” are pushing the idea of recycled sewage water. Yet past efforts in the state to employ similar systems have stalled, as opponents have dubbed the concept “toilet to tap.”

How would you feel about that?

Would you be willing to have your family drink water that came from the toilets of your neighbors?

I don’t think that I could do that.

But something has to be done.  It is not just the state of California that is experiencing a major water crisis.  All over the world, underground aquifers are being drained rapidly.  In fact, according to the Washington Post, 21 out of the 37 largest aquifers in the world “have passed their sustainability tipping points”…

The world’s largest underground aquifers – a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people — are being depleted at alarming rates, according to new NASA satellite data that provides the most detailed picture yet of vital water reserves hidden under the Earth’s surface.

Twenty-one of the world’s 37 largest aquifers — in locations from India and China to the United States and France — have passed their sustainability tipping points, meaning more water was removed than replaced during the decade-long study period, researchers announced Tuesday. Thirteen aquifers declined at rates that put them into the most troubled category. The researchers said this indicated a long-term problem that’s likely to worsen as reliance on aquifers grows.

Sadly, this is just the beginning.  There is a reason why experts refer to fresh water as “the new oil”.  Without fresh water, none of us can survive.  But we are very quickly getting to the point where there simply won’t be enough of it for everyone on the planet.

As for the state of California, it was once a desert and now it is turning back into a desert.  As I mentioned earlier, the 20th century was the wettest century that part of North America had seen in at least 1000 years.  During that time, we built enormous cities all over the Southwest that currently support millions upon millions of people.  But now we are learning that those cities are not sustainable.

So what should be done?  Please feel free to share what you think by posting a comment below…

Video: Marines Practice Subduing Citizens Inside Internment Camp

Role players chant for food and water during alarming exercise

by Paul Joseph Watson | May 14, 2015


Alarming video footage from a U.S. Marines training drill which took place in Arizona last month shows armed troops chasing down unruly citizens inside a mock internment camp while role players chant for food and water.

The exercise, which involved U.S. Marines from 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, took place on April 18 in Yuma, Arizona and revolved around “assault support tactics” training.

The drill was part of, “standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness,” according to the description accompanying the video.

In plain English, the exercise was about subduing, arresting and incarcerating irate citizens during a martial law-style scenario.

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The video shows Marines landing in helicopters on a field next to a busy highway. Locals watch the exercise behind a perimeter fence while role players prepare to take part in the drill.

The Marines then practice apprehending unruly citizens, one of whom is carried away on a stretcher.

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One of the role players simulates attempting to escape the enclosure before he is chased down and handcuffed by an armed Marine.

Other role players are then heard chanting “food and water” while rattling the perimeter fence as Marines look on. The video then shows more role players being chased and hauled away. One of the role players is subsequently heard to shout, “let me out!”

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More physical struggles and chases ensue between role players and Marines before some of the citizens receive mock medical treatment, with one Marine heard describing one of the injuries as “gunshot wounds to the chest.”

Some of the victims are then loaded onto the chopper before the video clip ends.

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The Marines will undoubtedly claim that these exercises are to prepare for overseas combat and occupation missions, but U.S. Army manuals have made it clear that such operations also apply to the Continental United States (CONUS), and will be used against American citizens during a national emergency.

Concerns over such exercises have been raised after the announcement of Jade Helm, a nationwide military exercise set to begin in July during which troops will operate undercover amongst local populations.

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Innumerable videos showing similar drills taking place across the United States have emerged in recent months, although this footage is easily the most alarming.

Another video out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida which emerged in March also showed military and law enforcement practicing the internment of citizens during martial-law style training.

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Almost 200,000 Signatures Have Made a Difference: US Forest Service Puts Nestlé on Warning

Don’t let Nestle take over the water!
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The US Forest Service has directly contacted Nestlé, reports Credo, where a petition was launched to stop the water-privatizing company from stealing California’s water through the ambivalence of one of the arms of the United States Departments of Agriculture.

The Forest Service told Nestlé:

“Should the drought continue, as we all expect it will, the State or local authorities may make further demands for conservation measures from all water users.”

While this isn’t exactly a strong communication to a company who has been pumping over 80 million gallons from Sacramento aquifers every year with a permit that expired 27 years ago (amid the California drought crisis) – it’s a start.

Your voices have certainly helped. Credo states that already 189,000 activists have signed a petition telling the US Forest Service that they need to immediately halt Nestlé’s illegal water extraction, which makes them millions every year when experts say that California has less than year of water left.

The US Forest Service’s motto is “caring for the land and serving people,” but without further pressure on Nestlé to stop taking California’s water illegally, what “people” do they serve?

Nestlé has a habit of taking what isn’t theirs. The former CEO has even stated that water should be privatized (meaning collected by corporations, then sold back to you) and is not a human “right.”

While water should not be wasted, and we all ‘pay’ for water whether it is through good stewardship or to have it on tap through a municipality, Nestlé would like to dominate the world’s water the way Monsanto dominates the world’s seed. Right now, they are taking California’s water for free, and selling it back to people whose land is parched and mouths are thirsty.

Be sure to sign one of the many petitions to urge the US Forest Service to stop Nestlé, and if you see Arrowhead and Pure Life brands of water, don’t purchase them – they are owned by the company.

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DEA Agents Wrongly Jailed Student for 5 Days Without Food or Water Until He Had to Drink Own Urine; Nobody Fired

If you have a criminal mind, the best place to look for employment is within a Federal agency
DEA Agents Wrongly Jailed Student for 5 Days Without Food or Water Until He Had to Drink Own Urine; Nobody Fired

by Michael Krieger | Liberty Blitzkrieg | May 6, 2015


Two years ago, I highlighted the case of Daniel Chong, a California student who was thrown in a holding cell and forgotten about for 5 days without food or water. His situation became so desperate, he was forced to drink his own urine in order to survive. The post was titled, Student Forgotten in California Jail Cell by the DEA for 5 Days Without Food or Water. Here’s an excerpt:

While a cash payout should be part of any sort of justice for Daniel, I wonder if any of the individuals responsible for this will be held accountable? That to me is the key point. Just as bankers simply pay a fine for egregious crimes that represent only a small part of their profit from the activity (but almost never face criminal charges), so too it seems the police and government bureaucrats almost never face serious repercussions for any their actions, no matter how heinous or unconstitutional. 

Well wonder no more. The jury is out, and all the DEA agents involved received a slap on the wrist. A few days of suspension without pay, but nobody fired. From the LA Times:

Federal agents responsible for leaving a 23-year-old UC San Diego engineering student in a holding cell for five days without food or water received only reprimands or short suspensions from the Drug Enforcement Administration, according to the Justice Department.

Daniel Chong was swept up in a 2012 DEA raid on his friends’ house, where he had gone to smoke marijuana. After an interrogation, he was told he would be released.

But the agents responsible forgot about him, according to a Department of Justice Office of Inspector General report last summer, leaving him to drink his own urine to stave off dehydration.

The Inspector General Report said that three DEA agents and a supervisor bore primary responsibility for Chong’s mistreatment and that the DEA San Diego Field Division lacked procedures to keep track of detainees. They were not named in the report.

The Department of Justice letter said that DEA officials forwarded a report on the incident to a disciplinary board, the Board of Professional Conduct, without conducting its own investigation. The board issued four reprimands to DEA agents and a suspension without pay for five days to another. The supervisor in charge at the time was given a seven-day suspension.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. If you have a criminal mind and lack ethics, yet aren’t sharp enough to be a TBTF banker, the best place to look for employment is within a Federal agency. You can pretty much engage in unlimited criminality without any repercussions. The DEA and TSA may provide particularly good opportunities for unbridled shadiness. Recall:

DEA Agents Caught Having Drug Cartel Funded Prostitute Sex Parties Received Slap on the Wrist; None Fired

TSA Agents Caught Gaming System so Male Screener Could Grope Attractive Passengers; No Criminal Charges Filed

Apparently it’s impossible to be fired from the DEA. 

US Forest Service Ignores Nestlé’s Illegal Take Over of Water Supply

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That’s right, the US Forest Service has been turning their heads while a multinational corporation, whose former CEO thinks water is not a human right, and should be privatized, has been stealing our water.

Talk about being asleep at the wheel.

Nestlé is the largest bottled water producer in the world – the corp has been known for extracting pristine ground water from towns everywhere, and then selling it back to them at inflated costs. But illegally extracting water from one of the most drought-stricken places on the planet while the U.S. Forest service simply allows it? That sounds almost premeditated.

After all, what would be the best way to make a killing on water? Make sure you have it in places that don’t – right?

The first call to action is to boycott all Nestlé foods and water brands. This includes Perrier and San Pellegrino brands.

Additionally, we must demand that the U.S. Forest Service take immediate action to stop this multinational company from stealing our water. A similar action happened in Ontario, Canada, when residents demanded that the company be stopped from taking their water during times of drought – but I say Nestlé should be stopped completely.

What’s worse is that Nestle’s former CEO believes that water is not a basic human right, and that corporations should own the water we drink and determine who is allowed to drink it. Back in 2013, Nestle’s former CEO and current Chairman went on record in saying that water should in fact be privatized — owned entirely by corporations like Nestle.

If we don’t act, Nestlé will use California as a stronghold to privatize water like is has in places like Africa. Private contracts are awarded to companies to suck the countries water up, and you can guess who goes thirsty.

It is appalling that the U.S. Forest Service has allowed this, but it would be even more egregious if we don’t act to correct it. Sign a petition here, and also let Nestlé know you know what they are up.

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US lowers fluoride levels in drinking water for first time in over 50 years

Too much fluoride a common cause of white splotches and streaks on teeth
US lowers fluoride levels in drinking water for first time in over 50 years

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by Associated Press | April 27, 2015


The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years.

Some people are getting too much fluoride because it is also now put in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, health officials said Monday in announcing the change.

Too much fluoride has become a common cause of white splotches on teeth in children. One study found about two out of five adolescents had tooth streaking or spottiness.

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Was the California drought geoengineered to pass future ‘climate change’ legislation?

Was the California drought geoengineered to pass future ‘climate change’ legislation?

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Relentless Chemtrail Spraying and HAARP-manufactured weather events radically alter California’s climate

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For anyone who has closely tracked the evolution of California’s ever-worsening drought, it has been apparent — from the very beginning — that something is very wrong with this mostly manmade catastrophe.

The purpose of this exposé is to reveal the evidence, some scientific and some anecdotal, which indicates that this historic and unprecedented drought has been literally engineered from start to finish. Just like LA’s Hollywood studios have produced so many disaster epics, the Government-Corporate Complex has quite purposefully staged this catastrophic drought throughout the statewide ‘set’ of California.

Again, the thesis of this essay is that both the U.S. Federal Government and select Military-Industrial Complex corporations have conspired to create the California drought.  While that may sound like a conspiracy theory to some, the growing body of evidence points directly to Government-Corporate Complex* complicity.

*The Government-Corporate Complex represents the collusive relationship between all levels of government and virtually every publicly traded corporation.  This includes the U.S. Federal Government, all state governments, as well as all county and city governments.  This unwritten relationship especially includes those corporations which constitute the Military-Industrial Complex.  The corporations which make up the Fortune 500 corporations also play an integral role in this unspoken arrangement.  For more information on the Government-Corporate Complex, please refer to the following essay: The Government-Corporate Complex Takes Complete Control Of The USA

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Background to the California Drought Plan

California is the eighth largest economy in the world. It’s agricultural industry produces a massive amount of food for the USA as well as the world-at-large.  The IT Industry of Silicon Valley alone contributes a significant amount to the state GDP.  Likewise, the Military-Industrial Complex owns and operates major enterprises across the entire state of California as does the Motion Picture Industry.  When considered in the aggregate, these sectors of the state economy also make up a substantial portion of the U.S. GNP.   Therefore, it is very easy to see how putting a HUGE dent in the California economy would affect millions of people and many communities, as well as numerous corporations and companies operating both in-state and nationwide.
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Wrecking California’s Economy Is An Integral Part Of The Geoengineeering Agenda

Obviously an historic 1200 year drought will have countless impacts, both major and minor, on California agriculture.  The longer this predicament continues, the greater the effects on the state economy. A drastic drought-caused reduction of the water supply also affects other water-intensive industries such as fracking and oil drilling. Even those businesses which do not rely on water, except for office water fountains and executive showers, are being affected.

Homes in Rancho Mirage, Calif., in the Coachella Valley. Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered a 25 percent statewide reduction in non-agricultural water use. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times

Why would any relocating employee ever want to buy a home anywhere there might be water rationing for the foreseeable future, or worse — no water at all?!

“The Golden State” of California was quite purposefully chosen as the site for this geoengineering ‘experiment’ with a quite purposeful agenda.  This agenda has different components.  The climate engineering component is by far the most far-reaching and consequential and has been operating for some time now.  However, in this case, climate engineering via atmospheric manipulation has been taken to an entirely new level and in a very dangerous direction over the past few years.

California has been a trendsetting state since its inception in 1850.  What happens there can often have profound repercussions for the rest of the nation.  Like so much that comes out of Southern California (especially LA, the drama capital of the world), the influences can be rather melodramatic and impressive.  Hence, any drama that is staged there can be easily used to impress the other 49 states.  After all, isn’t that exactly what the Film Industry has done for several decades … only it isn’t just the USA that is affected by what comes out of Hollyweird Hollywood these days, the whole world can be quickly touched or deeply moved by its cinematic output.

What does this have to do with an obviously engineered statewide drought?

Everything the geoengineers do has much purpose behind it, as well as multiple objectives. Just like the 9/11 false flag terrorists attacks were staged to “shock and awe” the American people into submission, the California drought is being utilized to soften up the citizenry to accept geoengineering 24/7.  Not only will they tell us that it is necessary to conduct this weather modification program in order to compensate for a debilitating statewide drought, they will also invoke National Security.  Because of the seriousness of this unending drought, they can now point to sheer survival, as in where else are we going to grow our food.

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Nothing produces quicker widespread acceptance, of any misguided scheme, like an existential threat.  Employing the Problem-Reaction-Solution MO of Hegelian Dialectic fame has always been their most effective way of controlling whole countries and populations, cities and communities everywhere.  In the case of California it will no doubt work like a charm as the drought inexorably chips away at every last vestige of resistance to a fully geoengineered planet.

Their thinking is that if the sun-loving, fun-loving residents of California will accept chemtrailed skies and HAARP-induced rain events, surely the other 49 states will go for it. Direct the course of the bellwether state of California and the rest will eventually go along, if not to just get along with their neighbors.  Likewise, take down the biggest state in the union — HARD — and the rest will gladly climb on board the coming geoengineering train wreck.

One of the primary goals of the CA drought scheme is manufactured consent.

After years of unrelenting drought various sectors of California’s economy have had enough.  Farmers big and small have been pushed beyond their limits.  Many have decided not to plant until the drought ends.  The Agriculture Industry supports many other businesses throughout the state which are also feeling the pain.  In view of the ongoing agricultural disaster, anyone associated with farming and husbandry is now beyond desperation.  A whole way of life is slowly disappearing across large swaths of California.

For obvious reasons the real estate market is likewise suffering, particularly in those areas where freshwater supplies have always been unpredictable or problematic.  As a result, relocations are way down as are new housing starts, regardless of what the falsified government statistics portray.  This has made business in general a rather tedious affair because of the difficulty in relocating key employees from around the country or around the state.  Who wants to pay way too much for an overpriced house anywhere, especially if it’s located in a waterless region?

The Motion Picture Industry had already taken a new approach toward finding filming venues outside of the state of California after the recession hit hard in 2008.  With the increasing scarcity of water, this movement abroad to foreign nations, as well as to significantly less expensive shooting locations in the other 49 states, has now become common practice.  Hollywood is quickly reducing its filming footprint statewide and will continue to do so in the face of water shortages across the drought area.

Traditionally known as “The Golden State”, even the new gold of the 21st century found in Silicon Valley is not immune to the vagaries of freshwater supply.  Although the drought would seem to have nothing to do with information technology and related enterprises, it is the cyber-buzz that originates in and around the valley that is taken advantage of by those who want the whole world to know that:

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In this fashion consent can be very easily manufactured concerning those government and corporate initiatives which the geoengineers are quickly moving from the drawing board to manifestation.  They know that receiving the approval of the citizenry to proceed with their geoengineering agenda is much easier than attempting to foist it on the whole state, or on the entire USA, without any consent as they have already done in secret by way of various covert geoengineering operations.

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The crux of that agenda is, of course, the enactment of legislation which will grant broad powers to implement a nationwide program of geoengineering, not too dissimilar to what they as currently doing under the radar.  Using the Problem~Reaction~Solution model of social engineering in the current context of an extremely problematic and protracted drought, the many reactions are being clocked by all the appropriate government agencies.  Ultimately the perfect solution will be presented by those who created the problem in the first place.

Unrestricted Geoengineering Executed Globally 24/7

If they are already geoengineering 24/7, why, pray tell, would they seek approval from the people to continue doing it?

Because recently there is now a massive groundswell of very hostile opposition to the geoengineering techniques which people can see and feel.  The internet has spawned a rapidly growing network of environmental activists, health advocates and political operatives who are quite aggressively spreading the word about Chemtrails.  They have been extremely successful at raising awareness throughout every sphere of life.  When indisputable photo-docs like the following are being circulated far and wide, the geoengineers have a lot of extremely uncomfortable explaining to do.

Chemtrails, The Jets That Spray Them,
And The Equipment Used Are Proof Of
An Ongoing Global Conspiracy

The systematic aerosol spraying of chemtrails throughout the skies of the USA is the most flagrant example of unlawful geoengineering at work.  The U.S. Military has been conducting these and other similarly illegal programs for many years completely under the radar and ostensibly in the interest of ‘national security’.  Except that chemtrails can no longer be kept off the radar screen so ubiquitous and intense have the spraying operations become.  The following important article lays bare what many have known for years, but which only recently was confirmed by a real military insider.

OPERATION INDIGO SKYFOLD: The Most Secret Covert Black Operation In World History

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Simply put, a growing segment of the U.S. citizenry is now extremely aware of the clandestine chemical assault that chemtrails represent.  They are also grimly aware of the extent to which sunlight is being artificially blocked.  Particularly in the sunny states like California and Florida are the strong sentiments growing solidly against chemtrail spraying.  So angry are many who see the amount of natural sunlight diminish by the day that this cause has served to unify disparate environmental activist and health advocacy groups across the whole spectrum.

The geoengineers now know that they can no longer get away with spraying under cover of darkness at night or above the cloud cover by day.  The chemtrail cat is out of the bag and will only make more mischief for them.  As a result, their immediate goal is to sufficiently manufacture consent so that the public will be manipulated into the ‘legal’ act of uninformed approval via their government representatives.

Once a sufficient percentage of people are on board with chemtrailed skies — all day, every day — one of their main goals will have been achieved.  Broad acceptance in a large and powerful state like California permits them to use the success which will then be duplicated in all the other ultra-liberal coastal states such as New York, Massachusetts, Washington, Oregon, Connecticut, etc.  When this milestone has been passed, it’s just a matter of time before all the blue states ignorantly climb on board the geoengineering train(wreck).

In this manner the geoengineers have now been forced to ‘legitimize’ their geoengineering programs by compelling key state legislatures to approve the new geoengineering laws which were written years ago for this very moment.  After enough states have signed on to the ‘new’ out-in-the-open geoengineering agenda, the geoengineers will then be well positioned to propose over-arching national legislation in Washington.

With this quasi ‘approval’ of the American people in hand, the geoengineers will then be able to advance their agenda globally. Their ultimate intention is, after all, the expeditious implementation of a worldwide geoengineering regime.  This approach will be pitched as the answer to the inexorable and ever-destructive Global Climate Change being witnessed across the planet.  Just as California has borne witness to the ravages of Global Climate Change, so too have many other states and cities, countries and continents.

What is the ultimate aim of this carefully executed scheme?

The top goal of their rapidly unfolding agenda is to pass a series of profound pieces of legislation and treaties all of which aim to impose new laws concerning geoengineering. Of course, they will go by different names like weather modification and atmospheric testing, solar radiation management and stratospheric aerosol engineering among other forms of geoengineering.

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No doubt that their biggest goal is to have climate engineering universally accepted as a legitimate way of responding to Global Climate Change.  Once they have accomplished this feat, they will be free to keep their chemtrail jetliners in the air 24/ 7 spraying anything and everything on the planet below in their feeble attempt to slow down the inevitable.

The Pharmaceutical Approach Has Always Been Their Preferred Methodology

As a global antidote to Global Climate Change, the geoengineers are operating under the incorrect understanding that shifting climate patterns can be ‘fixed’ with a dose of chemtrail/HAARP medicine.  Some of these highly misguided and profoundly mistaken PhD geoengineers really believe that the pharmaceutical approach will save the day … as well as the planet from the incessant devastation caused by global warming and/or global cooling, global drought and/or global deluge.

Just like many a cancer patient who might receive a three-pronged medical attack of radiation, chemotherapy and surgical procedures in order to force the cancer into remission, geoengineers believe they can duplicate the process to save Mother Earth.  Only in this case they are utilizing HAARP frequencies, chemtrails and other forms of terraforming techniques ‘to put things right’.  For many of them, total planetary weather control is the last frontier here on Earth.  They have been experimenting over many decades now with this pharmaceutical approach, all to no avail except, that is, to significantly exacerbate many years of Global Warming.

Fabricating (or contributing to) a Global Warming scenario has always been their main goal.

It’s extremely important to understand, especially for the Global Warming deniers, that it was the geoengineers who have contributed significantly to the recent period of planetary warming over the past few decades.  That both the mean and average temperatures across the planet have steadily risen is without question, no matter how you view or slice the data.  Putting the science aside completely, who would deny their own experience — in their own locale — regarding the progressively hotter years, especially over the past two to three decades?

So, what’s the point?  The VERY critical point?

What appears to be the case is that the geoengineers quite deliberately took advantage of a natural cyclical global warming phase which they observed from the indisputable scientific data going back many decades.  They then cooked up a scheme to purposefully exacerbate the warming by way of various geoengineering techniques and technology.  Because of the historical realities, they were then able to claim that much of global warming was directly due to anthropogenic causes.  Yeah, they knew they were partly responsible; however, we just don’t know how much warming is due to geoengineering, how much is nature-driven (e.g. natural methane releases), and how much is the anthropogenic (e.g. industrial carbon emissions).

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When HAARP was pumping billions of watts of energy into the ionosphere, what could anyone expect except some very serious blowback on the planet and humanity.  There are many other secret government-sponsored geoengineering initiatives which were also taken that are well beyond the scope of this essay.  Suffice to say that their multi-decade plan to fabricate a full-blown Global Climate Change emergency has been hugely successful.  It constitutes one of the key pillars of their plan to impose a New World Order.

Toward that end the very basis of their One World Government hinges upon total control of all of Earth’s resources, as well as all of the oceanic and continental weather systems. Only in this manner can they foist a worldwide regime of command and control that will be viewed by the masses as a necessary evil to save humankind from itself.  Each component of the overarching implementation plan has been written about since the end of World War II.  The Report from Iron Mountain offers an excellent example of how far they have come to executing their clandestine agenda in broad daylight (although now considerably dimmed daylight from relentless chemtrailing).

In the fabricated context of the Report from Iron Mountain it must be correctly understood that weather wars in particular are a viable option for exercising control over vast swaths of Planet Earth.  In fact many of the manmade droughts and deluges, hurricanes and typhoons, superstorms and derechos have been geoengineered in very carefully selected locations, just as we have seen the drought in California.  The following NOAA map shows just how much California has been targeted.

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C A L I F O R N I A: The Perfect Laboratory For A Geoengineering Experiment

What follows is an excerpt from an article concerning the ongoing water wars among farmers in the once fertile and highly irrigated Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  In order to prevent this type of fierce competition for vital water supplies government will have to enter the contest(s) in order for them to be peacefully resolved, if that’s possible given the current catastrophic conditions of the historic California drought.

“With no indication of the drought easing, heightened attention is being placed on dwindling water throughout the state, which produces nearly half of the fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the U.S.”
(California delta’s water mysteriously missing amid drought)

California’s infamous CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) are also coming under close scrutiny because of their well known water depleting and polluting operations. Here, again, there will be many opportunities for government to step in to much more closely monitor and regulate water usage, as well as the incessant water pollution from the CAFOs.  The worse and longer the drought, the more enforcement will be required as the people throughout The Golden State are now experiencing with the first wave of radical water restrictions.

Let’s face it, if Californians haven’t already: the entire state is now the object of a highly combustible experiment from north to south, east to west.  Each ecosystem is a laboratory; each city and town a test tube in which the geoengineers attempt to conduct unprecedented experimentation.  When a drought map looks like the one shown below, one can only imagine how many more Santa Anna wind-driven wildfire seasons the concerned communities can withstand.

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Scientific Evidence of a Geoengineered Drought

Satellite maps don’t lie.  Each one possesses much data and accurately reflects the reality of the atmosphere which cannot be denied.  These maps from The Weather Channel possess key signatures which clearly reflect the hand of man, not the hand of Mother Nature.  For instance, the following satellite imagery of the West Coast clearly indicates meteorological conditions which are rarely if ever seen in nature.  Hence, the only conclusion that can be drawn is that these are portrayals of manmade weather events; and, in this particular case, rain-depriving high pressure systems.

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Here are two more snapshots showing ‘mysteriously’ recurring and stalled high pressure systems just west of the coast of California.

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Lastly, here is one more satellite image taken almost two weeks later than the preceding one.  Again, a high pressure system is shown sitting off the coast of California.

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Global Climate Change and the Government-Corporate Complex

Global Climate Change is now an ever-emerging reality.  So is the practice of covert geoengineering.  To what extent Global Climate Change is being caused by ever-intensifying geoengineering or natural solar cycles, greenhouse gas emissions or the heating of the Earth’s core, ozone layer depletion or the Pacific Ocean’s El Nino and La Nina patterns cannot be stated with any certainty.  As long as geoengineering remains in the mix, it will be impossible to determine the weight of each natural and manmade cause of the current phase of Global Climate Change.

This essay has presented a very narrow range of purposes of the geoengineering agenda. As with all global programs initiated by the Government-Corporate Complex, there are always multiple aims and objectives, none of which are mutually exclusive although some might appear to be.  This is what confuses many climate change researchers and geoengineering investigators alike.  While some components of the overarching agenda may appear to be working at cross purposes, they are always quite premeditated and calculated in advance of implementation to accomplish many goals at once.

CO2 Emissions and the Anthropogenic Causes Of Global Warming

There are very significant reasons why CO2 emissions were identified early on as the ‘primary cause’ of global warming.  The EPA tells us that “carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human activities.”   With this approach human activity, especially CO2-emitting industries, was officially recognized as the major trigger for the current phase of Global Warming.  Anthropogenic global warming, as it is known, became the accepted mantra throughout the government and corporate sectors, as well as academia and scientific research.

There is no doubt that greenhouse gases have contributed considerably to the prevailing atmospheric conditions conducive to Global Climate Change; however, natural methane releases are also exacerbating the present predicament.  Methane (CH4) is a much more powerful greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide (CO2).  Nevertheless, in their zeal to establish a new global control matrix based on human carbon consumption and CO2 emissions, the anthropogenic component(s) of Global Warming has been inaccurately isolated as the ‘only’ responsible culprit.[1]

Their ultimate agenda, of course, is to institutionalize a global government based on the regulation of industrial carbon (CO2) emissions and national carbon footprints. In this way every person and family, nation and state will be monitored for their carbon consumption and CO2 outputs. Corporations and companies, large and small, will be subjected to a whole new regime of carbon taxes and/or carbon credits.

The marketplace has already been primed with the construction of various carbon-trading platforms.  In this manner cap and trade schemes, as well as carbon offset scams, have found ‘legitimacy’ in the likes of the Carbon Trade Exchange and Chicago Climate Exchange, respectively.  Truly, the Government-Corporate Complex has found the perfect control mechanism by which to regulate all human behavior, both individual and institutional.  In the end it’s all about exerting a new form of control over the entire planetary civilization through carbon taxation policy and totalitarian enforcement.

Conclusion

Which brings us to the conclusion that the California drought is being geoengineered and showcased for a variety of purposes.  First, it is an opportunity to overlay a new statewide control matrix linked directly to weather modification and climate engineering.  It also provides the Government-Corporate Complex the ideal pretext to take full control of all natural resources throughout the state.  In so doing all existential threats to the environment will become the ‘responsibility’ of the government.

There are several other reasons to undertake such a mammoth geoengineering undertaking and attempt to keep it going unknown to the public.  However, the single most important is to successfully pass geoengineering legislation worldwide so that the current secret agenda can come out of the closet, once and for all.  It takes way too much time and energy, money and resources to maintain such a planet-wide covert black operation as they are doing now.

As more and more people begin to wake up to the fact that their sunlight is being systematically stolen from them, and, in return, they are being continuously exposed to toxic chemtrail and chemcloud chemicals, they are getting mad.  Such government overreach and outright criminality are unacceptable by any standard.  We trust, however, that the daily chemical assaults, now committed in broad daylight by those ubiquitous chemtrail jets, will NOT be tolerated by anyone in the future who knows the truth of this exceedingly grave matter.

State of the Nation
April 12, 2015

Author’s Note

There is much more evidence — scientific, anecdotal and circumstantial — that indicates human manipulation of the atmosphere to bring about the unparalleled California drought.  Each week, each month and each year that goes by reveals new information and data which clearly indict the Government-Corporate Complex.

After all, the Government-Corporate Complex possesses technology to steer and intensify Category 5 hurricanes as well as to trigger 11.0 earthquakes.  They have certainly mastered the science of rainmaking as well, so why don’t they bring to bear all the technology and techniques necessary to dampen the drought, if not terminate it altogether?!

Special Note

The following open letter well explains the urgency concerning various climate change treaties and legislation that are on track for passage this coming December 2015.  If there is one geoengineering initiative which requires immediate attention from the movement, this one is it.
Activist Warns About Climate Change Treaties And Legislation Planned For December 2015

Endnotes

[1] Global Climate Change: A Definitive Essay On The Primary Causes Of Global Warming

References

Climate change laws: time to act on the IPCC report?

Climate Engineering Using Chemtrails and HAARP Intensifies Global Climate Change

California’s worst drought in 1,200 years in pictures

California’s drought and the weird warm ‘blob’ in the Pacific that may be fueling it

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Michael Thomas is a contributing writer to Storyleak and Editor of the State of the Nation website, where he offers analysis on geopolitical events.