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Obama's Criminal Record
by Impeach Obama
22 Jan 2013
Guantanamo, Afghanistan, John Brennan, Jacob Lew, prosecution of potsmokers and nonviolent
animalr rights activists etc
Obama's Criminal Record
Obama has shown he is a pawn of the world's richest people in appointing former Citi Bank executive Jacob Lew to be Secretary of the US Treasury.
He has appointed torture advocate and drone murder proponent John Brennan to head the CIA.
He has broken his promise as he continues the illegal immoral life-taking and bankrupting war in Afghanistan.
He has against his word kept the torturing Bastille Guantanamo prison, illegally on Cuban soil, going.
He has further bankrupted the US in keeping 1000 military and other bases hemorrhaging lives and capital around the world.
He has bombed Libya and carried out a campaign to murder Gaddafi, one of the world's most effective socialist leaders,
a Muslim respected throughout Africa for his lifetime of alleviating SubSaharan African poverty.
He has done nothing about Israeli nukes and has enabled Israeli violence against Palestinians,
increasing to 80 billion dollars a year US military aid to Israeli.
Under his leadership the Centers For Disease Control continue to spread flu with toxic 'vaccines'.
Obama has spent billions of dollars prosecuting those exercising their constitutional right to smoke marijuana.
He has spent billions more filling our prisons with nonviolent pot smokers.
Animal rights is the most popular movement in the world. It has been neglected in Obama's years as president.
Under Obama's leadership, USDA's 'Wildlife Services' department has continued to murder millions of animals.
Among many other killing projects, it has hired private hitmen to kill mountain lions.
Obama asked Robert Mueller, enforcer of the unconstitutional AETA law, to stay on past his term. AETA criminalizes animal rights 1st amendment rights.
He continues to ask for animal torture at NIH in his budget proposals.
If we were not occupied by federal courts, the Senate, and House full of fellow criminals, he could be impeached.
44 Ways Current Wars Harm Animals
Help Stop The US Government War On Animals And Their Protectors
Govt killing and abuse of animals by military, FBI, CIA, NIH, EPA,
USDA, CDC, USFWS, ATF, Social Security, SEC etc.
US Government War On Animals And Their Protectors
True citizens expose the injustices of their governments.
Those of us who love our American people hate to see our government
in the control of those who kill people and animals.
I have no right to judge any individual. But I have a right to work for change.
I do not support arson because it takes the lives of small mammals, birds,
insects and potentialy of human life. Each person's conscience is sovereign.
When PETA picketed the home of Caspar Weinberger because the DOD
was shooting dogs to give surgical practice, he graciously answered the door
and discontinued the program. Unfortunately, goats then became the new
scapegoats. It is my belief that people have a constitutional right to picket
the homes of vivisectors and to acquaint their neighbors with their occupations.
Not everyone shares my opinion.
is responsible for all the abuses below.
voted 94 to zero to club Pribilof Island seals in the early 70's.
Has not used its considerable clout to help stop the clubbing of Canadian seals.
Now the US Senate has allowed the Inuit to join Japan, Norway and Iceland
who publicly have slaughtered whales. (Does Canada which funds the clubbing
of Newfoundland seals look the other way when unmarked vessels of Canadian
fishermen slaughter whales..?) http://www.harpseals.org
funding tasering and burning of pigs at Univ.
of Wisconsin [/b]
Unlike trustbuster Theodore Roosevelt who broke up the animal flesh cartels of Swift, Armour, etc. the Reagan, Bush 1 and 2, Clinton regimes
allowed Tyson's, Cargill, Smithfield and other slaughterhouse cartels to
grow monstrously. http://www.yum.com/company/ourbrands.asp (KFC, Taco Bell, Long John Silver's
Wing Street, A&W Rootbeer, Yum Restaurants etc.)
FBI war on animals and their protectors violates US Constitution
Justice Dept. funding tasering and burning of pigs at Univ.
FBI's role in quashing 1st amendment rights of activists
FBI Agent arrests man at Virginia circus demo for wearing an animal mask
FBI Cover up of Ft Detrick And Dugway Proving Grounds Primate Sacrifice
in Weaponied Anthrax Research
FBI Propaganda Amplified by KTVU re illegal arrests of animal rights
activists picketing homes of UC Berkeley vivisectors
US Military's War on Animals
US Air Force Pig Tasering And Other Experiments at Brooks AFB
which has also irradiated primates
Navy killing whales with sonar and propellers is sued by
several groups. http://www.hsus.org http://www.cousteau.org
Army's Dugway Proving Ground Experimenting With Weaponized Anthrax on
Soldiers Trained To Kill And Eat Animals
Donald Rumsfeld's American distribution rights to vivisector Roche's ineffective scam
Human casualties in Afghanistan are underreported. Animal casualties
are censored. Afghan War Killing Some of the last 100 snow leopards in Afghanistan along with hibernating bears buried, sealed alive in caves,
big horned sheep and countless other species.
Afghan and other war effects of landmines on people and animals
Top brass Require Soldiers To Abandon Pets When Deployed Overseas
Depleted Uranium in Iraq at 81 Times The Average Gives Cancer to People and Animals
Ft Campbell Kentucky sprayed thousands of blackbirds with detergent in
winter so that the loss of oil would cause their deaths by freezing.
Ann Free of the Birmingham News wrote that the heat from their bodies
rose visibly (as their souls rose invisibly)
Army's Ft Sam Houston: rats immersed in boiling water for 10 seconds..
and then infected on burned areas
DOD: Goats substituted for dogs.. shot at Wound Labs for surgical practice.
Ft Detrick: Rabbits bound by steel rods while mosquitoes feast on them
The CIA's program of sending untold billions to aid the Taliban was part of
its weapons dissemination of spreading tens of thousands of stinger missiles
throughout the world with their destruction of human and animal life.
NIH barbarism and negligence
NIH gives Harvard's underground labs more $ than any other univ
NIH funding of Columbia Univ. Cruelty
NIH funds UC Davis research which has made primates crazy.
When IPPL publicized UC Davis getting primates for testing from the San Diego
Zoo, the Zoo was forced by the public to stop.
For many years Anthony Fauci has been active at NIH in advancing animal agony.
http://www.stopanimaltests.com/us-gov.asp EPA requires that insecticides
be tested on dogs.EPA testing on animals and approving lethal insecticides
EPA negligence in breaking up Smithfield and other factory farms' waste operations
has poisoned many fish in the oceans and streams from pfiesteria.
The EPA has allowed wholesale destruction of animal habitat by
cattle ranchers, factory farms, uncontrolled development
The EPA has not regulated building with wood which destroys animal habitat
and causes fires which burn animals. Rewarding those who build with brick stone
stucco block and other nontree environmentaly friendly materials and penalizing
those who build with wood is the first step.
The EPA has not sufficiently helped those fighting antedeluvian ordinances
requiring mowing. http://engforum.pravda.ru/showthread.php?t=62938
The EPA has not mandated the posting of utility lines underground to prevent
the dismemberment of trees by monopolistic utility companies.
The EPA has not sufficiently encouraged wind, solar, thermal and other
alternatives to killer coal and nuclear energy.
USDA Opposition to Mad Cow Testing. USDA
hiding the truth as well about Mad Pig Mad Sheep Mad Lamb
Mad Deer Mad Elk Mad Chicken Mad Turkey Mad Fish
USDA: Revolving door between USDA and animal flesh industry
(Ann Veneman, USDA Secretary, was mentored by
Lyng of the American Meat Inst. before going on to UNICEF)
USDA, Monsanto, Dairy Industry Poisoning Children With School
USDA Muzzling Mad Cow Truth
http://www.rense.com/general6/cow.htm (USDA muzzling list of
ingredients containing Mad Cow, Mad Pig, etc.)
USDA is mandated to investigate animal research labs. Its criminal
neglect in this area joins many other areas.
USDA's US Forest Service through the criminal policy of controlled burns
has set millions of acres on fire, burning people, animals, trees, buildings.
USDA gave 2700 ineligible millionaires (many of them in animal agriculture)
USDA's Plum Island facility has long had bioterror and other research
is placing deadly pathogens in Manhattan Kansas close to people and animals.
The bureaucratic overlay of yet another federal agency which in the hands
of Chertoff spent 100 billion a year enhancing its own war profiteers has been
US Fish and Wildlife Service trying to kill hundreds of sea lions
along with Oregon and WAshington state agencies...
for the salmon fishermen who want to continue their
suffocation of salmon uninterrupted
Continues to promote hunting and fishing in violation of the teachings of
most religions and though the percentage of hunters in the population is
the smallest in history. 100% are taxed for the blood sport of 1 to 5%
(depending on the state.. Pennsylvania having the most)
4 of the many ways the Bureau of Land Management kills
and otherwise harms animals
US Commerce Dept promotes McDonald's and KFC around world..
building a hospital with McD in Brazil
NASA exploded thousands of animals over 5 states when Lockheed's
obsolete shuttle blew up. The public was not informed that NASA Glenn
captive animals were secreted into the hold.
The unregulated NASA which has helped make Lockheed the world's biggest
armsmonger defends its mass slaughter of animals.
NASA sent 'hogtied' chimps and other primates into space to die there
circling in the lonely void.
Dept of Transportation: Through the instigation of Senators Feingold,
Grassley and Harkin, ratified by the Diebold Senate, the minimal protections for baby chicks in transit
were eliminated. They are now no longer under abimal status but are
classified as commercial mail, denied the requirements of protection from
freezing, heat, suffocation, smashing, thirst.
FDA, puppets of international pharmaceutical vivisecting pricegouging
manufacturers of lethal products, often fails to act about dangerous food:
It has not removed many carcinogens such as monosodium glutamate
from foods. It allows MSG under the label 'natural flavorings' in McDonald's,
Burger King, Campbell's and hundreds of other products.
FDA allows an evil stew of 5 different viruses
in animal flesh (biophages)
FDA allows carcinogenic irradiation of animal flesh.
Just as the cut, burn and poison school of the cancer treatment
industrial complex (surgery, radiation and chemotherapy) lethal side effects
such as radiation burning of organs and melting of organs, so with
FDA considers dismembering human beings again with thalidomide
(Thalidomide did nothing to the pregnant captive dog victims on whom
it was tested but it created many children with deformities in 1959.)
Toxic Animal Flesh
Poisonous Fish Flesh
Atomic Energy Commission.. The Atomic Ark 4000 animals deliberately
sacrificed.. burned alive in atom bomb testing
US Social Security Administration
invests income in butchers, vivisectors, and war profiteers in violation
of the religious beliefs and 1st amendment rights of many faiths
Medicare gives money and energy to the international pharmaceutical
US Supreme Court While the US Senate became ostensibly elected
by the people in 1916 to 17, the unelected US Supreme Court whose
members have been nominated by unelected White House residents and
ratified by a Diebold Senate remains the chief
opponent of democracy in the US. Numerous times, justices have ruled
against animals. Justice Alito, nominated by Bush, twice broke his promise
to recuse himself in cases involving Vanguard in which he was invested
while on a circuit court. Vanguard is heavily invested in animal slaughter and
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/sea...pe=onlysyllabi The animals have contempt for the
Supreme Court, some of whose decisions on their victimization are at the
(Unlike Justice William O Douglas who expanded American law writing a brief
on the legal standing of sentient trees, most justices have had little respect
for animals' inherent rights.)
Federal Communications Commission
One of the reasons Americans are at this moment the fattest people in the
world is that the FCC allows more animal flesh ads on public air waves than
any other country. The government has regulated the advertising of toxic
alcohol and cigarettes, but animal flesh causes more deaths and illness
than booze, tobacco, traffic accidents, drugs and soldier deaths combined.
The FCC and Congress have not yet redressed the cancellation of animal
rights public service spots on most stations.
Immigration is a controversial issue. Because slaughterhouses, so agonizing
to animals, cause the highest turnover of any industry, illegals are more employed
in slaughterhouses than any other industry. Mexicans are giving way to
The fences proposed by immigration officials further decimate animal habitat.
Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
The ATF war on marijuana and poppy plants through fires and insecticdes
from ecoterrorist cropdusters ... poisons and burns animals, birds, reptiles,
Securities and Exchange Commission
has neglected the prosecution of Nelson Peltz, Don Tyson, and other
billionaires whose blood money fortunes and power were built on violation of law.
US Patent Office
The government's role in facilitating Monsanto and other
patents of publicly owned seeds and genes has harmed the diversity on
which animals depend.
US Labor Dept.
Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald's chain, gave Richard Nixon 1 million dollars
and in return received an exemption from minimum wage for fast food chain
employees. That was later rescinded, but fast food workers and illegals
are among the lowest paid people in America. This has allowed animal butchers
to amass power and money.
US Postal Service
is facilitating junk mailer deforesting and placing the burden on the poor whose
first class stamps cost ever more. In addition, USPS trust fund monies are
going to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The USPS does not have recycled materials.
It is very wasteful to print out a 5 or 6 inch receipt for every purchase of
Centers For Disease Control has become the Centers For Primate Torture and Suppression of Cures
The CDC based in Atlanta Georgia has helped the Fulton County Health Dept.
carry on a campaign against vegans. CNN's Sanjay Gupta and the CDC's Gerberding
both have dual roles as they also work at primate and cat crucifying Emory Univ
The CDC has ignored its public reponsibility to acquaint the public with the data
that meat is the primary cause of death in the US. Like the USDA and FDA, the
CDC has been criminally liable in suppressing the truth about Mad Cow, Mad Pig,
Mad Sheep, Mad Fish, Mad Deer etc.
Dept of Education
Through text books, through animal products which cause children's
leukemia force fed to students in school lunch programs, through biology
classes in which students become frog killers, children are
indoctrinated to become animal abusers. It is not only the content of text books
but that publishing houses push for deforesting very expensive textbooks over
internet available texts.
It is the IRS which forcibly steals the taxes of American poor to fund
the barbarisms listed in this thread.and which cooperated in the sting
directed by Henry Paulson against Eliot Spitzer for having indicted animal slaughtering Goldman Sachs.
US Information Agency has helped in the takeover of National Public
Radio, once a decentralized college radio network, by the Pentagon. Kevin
Klose was moved in from the USIA to control NPR. NPR holds 200 million dollars
in McDonald's stock and receives monies from American taxpayers.
The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods
has failed miserably, wrote the Washington Post.
The Red Cross was not alone in New Orleans in forcibly separating people from
their pets. Untold thousands of dogs, cats, birds etc. died in the New Orleans
floods as Blackwater Security men, armed with machine guns, patrolled the
streets, keeping animals out of shelters.
Manhattan Kansas, like Utah, Ohio, Maryland, DC, Iowa etc. will house deadly
pathogens. Semanticists have obscured the animal flesh origins of disease. Smallpox was originally called kinepox or cowpox. Anthrax was originally called wool sorters'
To be added:
NASA's decades of animal torture, including primates imprisoned in restraining
chairs for months at a time.. their legs paralyzed..
CIA, insecticides such as DDT, heparin and other drugs containing
Mad Pig and other animal parts, pig valves used in transplants
.. failure to eliminate the skinning alive which occurred at Iowa Beef
30 Of The Ways Current Wars Harm Animals
All wars are wars on animals birds and fishes as well.
BOMBS WHICH BURN
1 People animals birds are killed by bombs, rockets, missiles.
2 People animals birds are blown apart by mines of war profiteers
both when forced into service as dolphin or dog minesniffers
or as unsuspecting victims of mines... A rhino whose legs
were turned to jelly by a landmine in Africa was one
of billions of animal, bird and other victims of landmines.
USE OF ANIMALS AS WEAPONS CARRIERS
3 The US Navy has electroshocked porpoises
and turned them into weapons carriers. (See Day of the
Dolphin by Lilly)
4 Animals die on livetransport ships in wartorn ports after standing in their own waste, dying of hunger and thirst
BOMBING OF OIL REFINERIES
5 Whales, dolphins, fishes, turtles, sea birds are killed in oil spills from bombing power plants. 15,000 tons of oil
have been dumped into the Mediterranean by the Israeli
bombing of a Lebanese power plant.
ZOOS BULLDOZED AND BOMBED
6 Animals are bulldozed (killed or backs broken) in zoos in wartorn areas.*
The Nazis bombed London zoos. Churchill retaliated
bombing the Berlin Zoo. The Israeli Defense Force
bulldozed the Gaza Zoo, breaking the backs of those
who survived deaths by crushing.
ENTOMBED BY BOMBS
7. Bears and other animals are sealed into Afghan caves by bombs
WHALES DOLPHINS KILLED BY SONAR OF NAVY SHIPS
8 Naval warships' sonar kills whales.
9 Animals are seized, slaughtered and eaten by armies.
10 Animals disoriented by bombs run away from their homes.
REFUGEE AND SOLDIER ABANDONMENT
11 Animals are abandoned by refugees and by soldiers
INSTITUTIONAL SHUT DOORS
12 Animals are not allowed in to all refugee camps. The US Red Cross
after a worldwide outcry re its gunbacked separation of people
from animals has begun to change its rules on this.
ANIMAL HABITAT DESTROYED
13 Animal habitat (trees, orchards, vines, plants, watersheds) are destroyed by daisy cutter, bunker
buster and other bombs, cruise missiles etc. Tanks crush
sapling trees and add to the desertification of the planet.
They create erosion ruts and cause mudslindes in areas
14 Depleted uranium is giving animals as well as people
cancer,81 times the average in Baghdad.
BOMBING OF REFUGEES
15 Animals as well as people have died as supply convoys
were foiled by bombed roads and bridges, and as
convoys have been fired upon. In the Highway of Death
bombing directed by G H W Bush, 250,000 white flagged
surrendering soldiers as well as refugees with donkeys,
cats, dogs, goats, cows, chickens etc. were carpet
bombed and bulldozed into graves.
UNABLE TO ESCAPE ROPES
16. Some abandoned animals are left tied up without war
and are dying of thirst and or heat or cold
17. Motorists racing to get out of bombing areas are
mowing down goats, cats, dogs, chickens, sheep on the roads.
PROPELLER AND TANK DEATHS OF BIRDS, MARINE MAMMALS, FISHES
18. Naval warships carve up marine mammals in their
propellers as jetfighters carve up birds in their propellers.
Tanks have crushed untold trillions of small mammals,
ground nesting birds, frogs, snakes, ants in anthills,
and countless other species.
ALCOHOL RELEASED ABUSE
19. American soldiers drinking have shot
tigers and lions in the Baghdad Zoo.
20. Donkeys and dogs have been shot at Israeli govt checkpoints
21.NASA's military missions have involved secreting
animals aboard. This is unpublicized. Many secreted animals
were with the astronauts blown apart by Lockheed and
22 Animals die in military weapons research labs. Primates
have been irradiated at Barnes Air Force Base in Texas.
23 They have been put in restraining chairs for months
at a time in astronaut studies at Bethesda Naval and
24 Animals die in military contract 'vaccine' research.
25 When PETA was successful in cancelling the US Dept
of Defense use of living dogs as target practice for the
(unnecessary) training of surgeons, the DOD simply
substituted goats, making them truly scapegoats.
26. Chemical and biological weapons from weaponized
anthrax to nerve gases have been developed on captive
animals for many decades. Recently biological weapons
developed by George Merck of the Merck pharmaceutical
company were destroyed after 45 or more years in
. In weaponized anthrax development by the CIA
and Ft Detrick, 4000 primates were detroyed in just
1 experiment before captive primates and 1 billion dollars was given to Battelle
of Tennessee. The books of Leonard Horowitz document
For a list of other atrocities, see
MILITARY SURVIVAL TRAINING
28. US soldiers in survival training are taught to club,
knife and otherwise kill animals from Dugway Proving
Ground in Utah to Okinawa.
39. Video of dog stabbing by US military
SOUND BOMBS HARM DOGS' EARS
30. Israel's sound bombs have been reputed to
explode the wombs of Palestinian women. They harm
animals with sensitive hearing such as dogs and cats.
In the war of the Israeli government against the Lebanese
people, a million animals died in an oil spill
created by a power plant bombing. Cows have died of thirst
on boats unable to land liveshipped animals. Animals
have died as relief supplies can't get into the many crisis
areas. The Olmert regime fired upon relief workers.
* The IDF killed many Gaza zoo animals
bulldozing the cages while the animals
were in them.. gazelles had their
backs broken. Many zoos are prisons.
Historians Will and Ariel Durant wrote that Caesar's armies marched on vegetables.
Some US Army nutritionists have been working on more vegan options for vegan
soldiers and all soldiers, because of superior health.
American soldiers are required to kill docile animals during military “survival skills” training courses and are instructed to use their bare hands, rocks, or blunt instruments on chickens, rabbits, goats, and snakes as part of “emergency food procurement exercises.”
Reports reveal that animals die a slow and agonizing death after being bludgeoned, strangled, or decapitated. An Army course manual instructs soldiers to kill a chicken “by placing its head under a strong stick, placing both your feet on either end of the stick ... and pulling vigorously until its head is pulled off.” Another Army manual says, “You can club small mammals or step on them.”
Department of the Air Force Instructor Guide: Basic Combat Survival Training Field Training
1. Club to kill animal
3. 550 cord (to suspend animal and tie live animal to tree)
4. Containers/utensils for cooking
The U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marines have confirmed that at least six military courses currently engage in these exercises year-round, and there have been many reports of others. Government documents show that two Air Force bases alone use more than 1,500 rabbits each year, at a cost of more than $10,000.1 According to a 1997 Department of Defense (DoD) report, the Air Force kills more rabbits in its “survival skills” courses than does the entire DoD in all its research facilities combined.2 Estimates reveal that well over 10,000 animals are used every year in military food procurement exercises.
Typically, soldiers either carry their own animals in a backpack for several days before killing them or the animals are taken by vehicle into the woods, where they are “liberated” and then “recaptured,” says Sergeant Fredrickson of Dugway Proving Ground. Eyewitness accounts describe soldiers who are “required to stroke the rabbit to calm it, then bash it on the head ... the rabbits don’t always die with the first blow.”
The military claims that these exercises are a necessary part of troop preparation. Major Tammy Miracle of the Massachusetts National Guard claims that killing docile animals “prepare[s] a soldier to fight in today’s modern battlefield.” She admits that although “this type of training may seem unusual ... readiness remains to be the Army Guard’s overarching priority.”
These exercises, however, fail to teach relevant skills to soldiers who may one day experience life-threatening adverse conditions. It is pointless for a soldier to practice killing small domestic mammals and birds, considering that in a real-life survival experience, few would have trouble killing such an animal if survival depended on it. After all, soldiers do not practice by killing other humans in order to be effective in combat situations. In the past, there have been occasions when such exercises were canceled after receiving national exposure3—yet thousands of animals continue to suffer each year on military bases that pursue this training.
Please contact your senators and representative and request that they introduce language into this year’s Defense Appropriations Bill that explicitly prohibits the use of your taxpayer dollars to purchase live animals for military “survival skills training.” If you don’t know their contact information, please call the Congressional Switchboard at 202-225-3121, provide your state or zip code, and ask to be transferred to their offices or click here to obtain the information through a web page.
1 Fairchild Air Force Base, WA 99011-8648; United States Air Force Academy, CO 80840-6260
2 “Department of Defense Animal Care and Use Programs 1997”
3 United States Army Dugway Proving Ground; Massachusetts Army National Guard
(While poster thinks the alleged tape of Muslim abuse
of animals may have been a black op of the IDF
there is much useful information in the following article:)
Hundreds of Thousands of Animals Killed Annually in Cruel Military Experiments
News programs have been airing ghastly video footage from Afghanistan that shows dogs dying agonizing deaths in al-Qaeda military experiments. One tape shows a dog trapped in a room with vapor rising. The dog begins licking his lips (increased saliva is one of the first signs of poisoning), loses control of his hindquarters, and is eventually seen lying on his back, moaning. However, these cruel experiments are nothing new—nor are they confined to Afghanistan. The war on animals is an international one.
From Tel Aviv to Tehran to Texas, dogs and other animals are being poisoned and otherwise tortured in chemical, biological, and conventional warfare experiments. PETA has equally barbaric, secretly shot footage, from 1977, of Israeli soldiers injecting— and killing—dogs with what appear to be nerve agents.
No matter where you stand on international conflicts, it is a painful fact that the Israeli army has also blown up unanesthetized pigs with Scud missile explosives and conducted other painful experiments on dogs, monkeys, doves, mice, toads, and guinea pigs. An article in the March 17, 2000, issue of Ha'aretz, Israel’s most respected daily newspaper, reported that experiments carried out by the Israel Defense Forces on animals were so horrific that the soldiers forced to conduct the experiments had to seek psychological counseling.
The United States military has a long history of conducting cruel animal experiments.
Each year, at least 320,000 primates, dogs, pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits, cats, and other animals are hurt and killed by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in experiments that rank among the most painful conducted in this country. Because these figures don’t include experiments that were contracted out to non-governmental laboratories or the many sheep, goats, and pigs often shot in wound experiments, the total number of animal victims is actually much higher. The cost to taxpayers for these military experiments is estimated to be in excess of $100 million annually.
Military testing is classified “Top Secret,” and it is very hard to get information about it. From published research, we do know that armed forces facilities all over the United States test all manner of weaponry on animals, from Soviet AK-47 rifles to biological and chemical warfare agents to nuclear blasts. Military experiments can be acutely painful, repetitive, costly, and unreliable, and they are particularly wasteful because most of the effects they study can be, or have already been, observed in humans or because the results cannot be extrapolated to human experience.
Burns and Blasts: As far back as in 1946, near the Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific, 4,000 sheep, goats, and other animals loaded onto a boat and set adrift were killed or severely burned by an atomic blast detonated above them. The military nicknamed the experiment “The Atomic Ark.”
At the Army’s Fort Sam Houston, live rats were immersed in boiling water for 10 seconds, and a group of them were then infected on parts of their burned bodies. In 1987, at the Naval Medical Institute in Maryland, rats’ backs were shaved, covered with ethanol, and then “flamed” for 10 seconds.
In 1988, at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, sheep were placed in a loose net sling against a reflecting plate, and an explosive device was detonated 19 meters away. In two of the experiments, 48 sheep were blasted: the first group to test the value of a vest worn during the blast, and the second to see if chemical markers would aid in the diagnosis of blast injury (they did not).
Radiation: At the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Maryland, nine rhesus monkeys were strapped in chairs and exposed to total-body irradiation. Within two hours, six of the nine were vomiting, hypersalivating, and chewing. In another experiment, 17 beagles were exposed to total-body irradiation, studied for one to seven days, and then killed. The experimenter concluded that radiation affects the gall bladder.
At Brooks Air Force Base in Texas, rhesus monkeys were strapped to a B-52 flight simulator (the “Primate Equilibrium Platform”). After being prodded with painful electric shocks to learn to “fly” the device, the monkeys were irradiated with gamma rays to see if they could hold out “for the 10 hours it would take to bomb an imaginary Moscow.” Those hit with the heaviest doses vomited violently and became extremely lethargic before being killed.
Diseases: To evaluate the effect of temperature on the transmission of the Dengue 2 virus, a mosquito-transmitted disease that causes fever, muscle pain, and rash, experiments conducted by the U.S. Army at Fort Detrick, Maryland, involved shaving the stomachs of adult rhesus monkeys and then attaching cartons of mosquitoes to their bodies to allow the mosquitoes to feed.
Experimenters at Fort Detrich have also invented a rabbit restraining device that consists of a small cage that pins the rabbits down with steel rods while mosquitoes feast on their bodies.
Wound Labs: The Department of Defense has operated “wound labs” since 1957. At these sites, conscious or semiconscious animals are suspended from slings and shot with high-powered weapons to inflict battle-like injuries for military surgical practice. In 1983, in response to public pressure, Congress limited the use of dogs in these labs, but countless goats, pigs, and sheep are still being shot, and at least one laboratory continues to shoot cats. At the Army's Fort Sam Houston “Goat Lab,” goats are hung upside down and shot in their hind legs. After physicians practice excising the wounds, any goat who survives is killed.
In 1992 and again in 1994, doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine testified before Congress on military animal use and worked with the General Accounting Office in an investigation of Michael Carey’s experiments at Louisiana State University. Carey shot 700 restrained cats in the head to “model” human injuries. As a result of the investigation, Carey’s cat-shooting experiments were halted.
Other forms of military experiments include subjecting animals to decompression sickness, weightlessness, drugs and alcohol, smoke inhalation, and pure oxygen inhalation.
The armed forces conscript various animals into intelligence and combat service, sending them on “missions” that endanger their lives and well-being. The Marine Corps teaches dogs “mauling, snarling, sniffing, and other suitable skills” needed to search for bombs and drugs.
A series of Navy tests of underwater explosives in the Chesapeake Bay in 1987 killed more than 3,000 fish, and habitats for hundreds of species have been destroyed by nuclear tests in the South Pacific and the American Southwest.
The military’s tracking system lists approximately 725 military experiments using animals. Such tests are as misleading as they are cruel. Animals often respond to chemical agents and antidotes differently than humans. A rat’s respiratory system differs greatly from that of a human, and rats are more susceptible to toxins because they are unable to vomit. Mice have a genetic tendency to develop lung tumors, rendering much of the research on physiological effects of exposure invalid. Regarding skin tests, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report said, “Since laboratory animals have fur and do not have sweat glands on most of their body, they do not provide optimal models for dermal exposure.”
Mustard gas, first used in World War I, continues to be a favorite agent for Department of Defense animal experimenters. A 2005 research article highlighting the collaboration between University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMB) and Department of Defense experimenters in an experiment involving mice is entitled "Development of Formulation for Preventing Half Mustard Induced Damage to Skin."
The article's summary notes the following: "UMB and Department of Defense researchers have developed a novel formulation that offers substantial prevention against 2-Chloroethy-ethyl sulfide induced tissue damage in animals. Because of the similarity in the mechanism of CEES action with actual sulphur mustard, it is predicted that the formulation will also be effective in offering prophylactic as well as post-exposure prevention against tissue damage caused by sulphur mustard." The military should use this treatment, which "inactivates the toxic agent, reduces inflammation, and promotes tissue healing," and stop conducting needless mustard gas tests on animals.
Under the banner of defense use, animals have been used to test bullet trajectories when blocks of gel are better, as they allow military weapons experts to permanently freeze the bullet trail, something that doesn’t happen with a sheep or dog; they’ve even been put in slings and shot so that medics could practice cutting away dying tissue, when there are far superior ways to train medics.
Animals don’t wage wars; why should they suffer because humans do? All nations must reject chemical and biological weapons tests on animals. It makes no difference to the dog writhing in convulsions whether the man administering the poison gas was Afghan, Israeli, or American. All citizens of the world should come together for the peaceful purpose of condemning and demanding an end to this form of terrorism on innocent animals.
You Can Help
In 1993, the General Accounting Office (GAO) began an investigation of the military’s animal experimentation program. Ask your Congressional representatives to contact the GAO and express support for a thorough and complete investigation.
If you don’t know their contact information, please call the Congressional Switchboard at 202-225-3121, provide your state or zip code, and ask to be transferred to their offices or click here to obtain the information through a Web page.
Please also ask them to urge the DoD to implement alternatives to live-animal experiments.
Please contact President Elect Barack Obama and demand an immediate end to U.S. military experiments on animals:
15 Ways AntiHealth Departments Connected To Pharmaceutical
Servants of the CDC Operate
1.Across the country, many health
departments ignore the many salmonella and ecoli violations
at mega fast food outlets while bringing down great force on small
2. In league with realtors, health departments bulldozed brick
homes, harrassing homeowners as they attempted to create a scarcity
of housing and consequent high rents. Now with tens of thousands
of homes vacant in big American cities, the rent bubbles still have not burst.
3. Many health departments enforce compulsory mowing ordinances
which violate the first amendment
4. Health department directors and sanitarians, building inspectors
5. Health departments are eliminating fireflies, monarch butterflies,
dragonflies, and countless diverse species as they spray poisons in
the air of communities, poisoning the waters and air, violating
the will of the people and enriching huge chemical companies.
6. Health departments in concert with the CDC are deliberately
misclassifying Mad Cow, Mad Pig, Mad Chicken, Mad Fish, Mad Deer
and other BSE deaths as meningitis,
encephalitis, leukemia, Alzheimer's, brain tumors etc.
7. Health departments have given orders to remove centenarian trees
as they dictate to homeowners what they can do on their own
8. Health departments have been involved in a genocidal war against
rats and have violated the spiritual beliefs of Franciscans, Buddhists,
Hindus, Sufis, Jains and many others whose religions teach that all life is sacred.
9. In many cities a mayor can use many agencies in a coordinated
attack against his political opponents.
A disgruntled neighbor can activate
the local health department,
building inspection, animal control,
police, fire inspectors can give
a constant parade of harrassers to
someone. Health department officials have
been known to threaten calls to the building
inspector unless their privacy invading
'sanitarian' is allowed in.
10. Through compulsory pet
vaccinations, through promotion
of Glaxo, Roche, Aventis, Chiron
and other war profiteer 'flu' shots,
health departments enable
the engorging of international
11. A Canton Ohio health department
director threatened a resident with
jail because she was feeding a stray
12. Health departments comb
the yards of the poor for feces
from their pets while ignoring
factory farms and slaughterhouse
operations (Smithfield, Tyson's, Perdue,
Cargill, Ohio Fresh Eggs, DeCoster's) which
dump untold trillions of gallons
of feces and urine into the
13. In many cities, the local health
department has pressured city councils
into trapping cats and dogs rather than spaying them. Why? Because
laboratories such as Harvard, UC Davis,
Univ of Texas, Univ of Wisconsin, Yale,
Cornell, Princeton, Yerkes, Emory
want a constant stream of animals
14. Raccoons are being poisoned
with what the public is told
is rabies vaccine.
15. The socalled West Nile Virus comes
to carnivorous birds and is misnamed
.. the CDC and Health Dept. in order
to avoid panic about the pandemic
of Avian Spongiform Encephalopathy
or Mad Chicken has lied about this.
http://www.animalaid.org.uk (search for war on animals)
http://engforum.pravda.ru (put frankensteins in search)
http://www.wspa.org (Australian branch) re animals trapped
in live shipment boats in Beirut harbor
http://www.chai-online.org (Gaza Zoo bulldozing)
http://www.peta.net/feat/military (all but 1 item factual)
http://www.indymedia.org.uk (re Glaxo and Oxford
http://english.aljazeera.net ocean creatures dying from
massive oil spill generated by Israeli bombing of power
The Air Force Experiments On Animals
PETA has obtained sickening video footage of another series of Taser experiments, which were funded by the Pentagon's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) through the Department of Defense (DoD). The JNLWD commissioned the Air Force Research Laboratory to "evaluate the behavioral effectiveness" of Taser's products at Brooks Air Force Base in Texas.
Here are the chilling details of one Taser experiment on 11 pigs:
Each pig was initially exposed to the output of one of five randomly selected TASER-like devices for 15 seconds. There was a minimum rest period of 45 hours between succeeding exposures .... The initial exposures were accomplished while the pigs were pressing a panel for a food reward. After the second exposure, independent of the devices they were exposed to, the pigs refused to approach the bar and food well. Therefore, the test chamber was reconfigured; the panel press apparatus and food well were replaced with a bowl that contained food. After the third exposure, the pigs refused to approach the food bowl and vigorously resisted entering the test chamber.
Read the full report.
A one-second jolt with a Taser has been known to cause excruciating pain. One reporter recounted, "Taking the jolt, my knees gave out and the quick blast felt like it lasted 10 minutes. All I could see was red, and the pain was like an extreme migraine headache and how I imagine a whack in the back with a baseball bat would feel." After being subjected to an intolerable 15 seconds of electric current, it's no wonder that the animals refused to go back into the chamber. Even when they had been cruelly fasted for up to 48 hours, they balked, knowing what would happen to them.
In the protocols, the experimenters documented the following:
Pigs "vocalized loudly and ran in circles."
Most pigs "ran in circles. While being tasered, some of the swine jumped, either against the wall or over a wall."
One pig who was Tasered "was able to jump back and forth over a 2.5-ft wall."
One pig who was Tasered "was able to jump against the wall and its front hoof reached 6 ft off the ground."
The Air Force Video: Where's the Sound?
PETA was denied video footage of these experiments until our attorney filed a complaint. When we finally received the DVD, it was obvious why the Air Force was reluctant to release it. The animals were shown screaming and convulsing horribly, one after the other; they were deliberately and repeatedly subjected to prolonged electric Taser shocks. But the videotape did not have an audio track, and we've had to file another appeal for the full, unedited version as well as photographs that we know exist.
PETA wrote to the Air Force Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) members who approved this pitiless, revolting experiment—which was designated a category 3 experiment ("Pain or distress without analgesia"). We sent them a copy of the DVD so that they could see for themselves what they had approved. We asked them to favor non-animal test methods and refuse to sign off on any other protocols that involve blatant suffering.
Experiments on Animals—Not Good for the Air Force's Reputation
One member of the IACUC, John Ziriax, wrote that this experiment "will be a very high visibility project. This is a feature that has both good and bad consequences. On the good side, done well, this experiment could enhance the reputation of Brooks as a DoD bioeffects research laboratory. On the bad side, anything less than quality work has the potential for doing damage to our collective reputation and our ability to continue doing research with animals."
Please write to Dr. James Jauchem, who presided over these experiments. Ask how these crude tests could have passed muster, and explain that they reflect very poorly on Brooks Air Force Base. Politely tell him that this does not qualify as "quality work" and that weapons experiments on animals must cease.
James Jauchem, Ph.D.
8308 Hawks Rd.
Brooks Air Force Base, TX 78235
james.jauchem [at] brooks.af.mil
Please also write to:
Col. David Karcher, Director
Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate
3097 Range Rd.
Quantico, VA 22134
Who are the billionaires for whom these government bullies work?
Nelson Peltz: billionaire owner of Arby's, Wendy's Kraft
Warren Buffett, billionaire owner of Dean Foods
Don Tyson: billionaire owner of the largest network of
pig and cow slaughterhouses
NPR: owner of 200 million in McDonald's stocks
Yum Foods, Kentucky based.. world's largest restaurant conglomerate
owner of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut etc.
[b]Michael Bloomberg, [/B]funder of vivisection at Johns Hopkins
Bill Gates, funder of vivisection at Duke University which maintains
a partnership with the Atkins Foundation (the toxic Atkins
diet condemned by the AMA and with Smithfield, largest
pig butcher in the US)
Karl Albrecht Germany 87 20.0 Germany
animal and fish flesh monger Aldi's which carries virtually
no vegan burgers, no vegan ice creams, no tempeh or hummus
David Rockefeller who owns cattle ranches in Argentina
and a sheep ranch in Australia as well as a collection of 50,000
The heirs of Winthrop Rockefeller, father and son, with
their Winrock Farms cattle ranch in Arkansas.
At least 5 Secretaries of State, including Henry Kissinger
and Dean Acheson, were made so because of their
connection to the Rockefeller Foundation. They were
trained in protecting its assets. The latest Secretary of
State, Hillary Clinton, was heavily invested in slaughterhouse
and vivisection products before being forced to divest.
Gioia Family connection to Topps Meat
(There are tens of thousands of billionaires, centimillionaires
and decamillionaires for whom the government agencies work)
For other billionaires see http://www.forbes.com
annual list of the biggest thieves in the world
Intimidating vegetarian and vegan groups
Decades ago, the US Govt told Seventh Day Adventist vegan
hospitals that unless they served meat they would lose
federal funding. The SDA caved in. Unfortunately, Loma Linda
Hospital, an SDA one, is involved in vivisection and murdered
a baboon for a heart transplant to a human.
The US Army's helicopters were buzzing the vegan community
called The Farm in Summertown Tennessee until Senator Al
Gore stpped in to stop it.
Because most of Sai Baba's 100 million followerse are vegetarian
or vegan and because they work actively to promote
a world without slaughterhouses, the US Govt as well
as those of the UK, Australia have spread disinformation
about the only man in history to have 100 million people believe
him an avatar.
The Commonwealth countries are all involved in mass
genocide of animals.
That is perhaps the main reason for their sharing of Echelon
satellites which spy on their citizens.
The previous Canadian PM was on NPR not as a statesman but
as a shill for Canadian cow flesh.
The present fraudulently elected PM Harper continues
to pay Newfoundland seal clubbers to massacre baby seals.
Many around the world are responding by boycotting the
Canada advertises the hunting of bears.
It deforests old growth woods.
It kills animals in Afghanistan
kills primates and other animals in testing
promotes British animal flesh
kills animals in Afghanistan
has created drought with its deforesting livestock economy
kills 6 million kangaroos a year
is involved in the barbarism of live shipments of sheep and
cows aboard ship
Ft Detrick Maryland Killed 4000 Primates in Just 1 Weaponized
Anthrax Experiment Before shipping Primates and Samples
to Battelle Memorial Labs of Tennessee, Columbus and
West Jefferson Ohio.
Battelle received 1 billion from the CIA
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