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 Fairness and Justice 0 comments
11 Jun 2006 @ 08:05
We should be asking for open disclosure or at least a retrial for Martin Byrant.

We are bombarded by the media with stories of injustice, of people held without trial. There is one story however that attracts no coverage at all from the mainstream media and this is evermore curious. This isn’t a recent story. In fact this is the story of a man who has been in jail now for just a little over 10-years for supposedly killing (no lets use the most graphic word – slaughtering) 30-people and injuring many others, on Sunday April 28, 1996 in Port Arthur In Tasmania - Australia.

This one single act propelled the perpetrator of the crime, Martin Byrant, onto the global serial killer list as the second most lethal gunman of all time.

So why is this story worthy of a revisit? Firstly Martin Byrant whilst having languished is jail for just over ten years never went to trial. Apart from two witnesses not one person that was present at Port Arthur on that fateful day picked Martin Byrant out as the gunman. In fact Byrant was never put into a line-up. Of the two witnesses who did single out Byrant they identified him weeks after the event. During this period Bryant’s picture was plastered across every broadsheet and across every media outlet in this country. Locals who knew Byrant and who were at Port Arthur on that fateful day stated that Byrant wasn’t the gunman. Byrant was picked out on a loose description based on the colour of his hair. Witnesses also stated the gunman was in his late teens early 20’s with pockmarked skin. Martin Byrant was in his late 20’s with very smooth skin.

The mystery deepens. Many of the people who were murdered on April 28 were killed by a single shot to the head. Byrant whilst an amateur gunman wasn’t a professional marksman. Any amount of evidence points to a professional and highly trained marksman carrying out the shootings.

Martin Byrant had an IQ of 66. Experts have stated that Byrant had neither the intellect nor capability of planning and carrying out the massacre and particularly he was not capable of shooting with the level of accuracy that was evident. Witnesses stated that the gunman shot with the gun resting on his right hip. Martin Byrant is left-handed.

Byrant stated that he was not guilty and then mysteriously changed his statement to guilty. He was never placed before a jury because the powers that be stated that as Byrant had pleaded guilty there was no benefit to be gained in holding a trail. The justification? Given the gravity of the crime and the impact on both the injured and the family of those who lost their lives on that fateful day a trail would serve no real purpose. What a trail would have done however was expose the injustice of taking a man of low intellect, who based on any amount of (suspect) evidence would indicate was incapable of carrying our such an atrocity and incarcerating this man for 10-years without trail. This event is one of the most audacious travesties of justice ever carried out in this country. Martin Byrant should be entitled to have his case reopen and to be placed before a jury where all of the evidence can be examined.

Please read the attached, it provides a number of clues as to why Martin Byrant was used as a scapegoat.

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 Noah in 20060 comments
11 Jun 2006 @ 02:26
In the year 2006, the Lord came unto Noah, who was now living in the United States, and said, "Once again, the earth has become wicked beyond belief, and I see the end of all flesh before me.

Build another Ark and save 2 of every living thing along with the few true believers that exist."

He gave Noah the blueprints, saying, "You have 6 months to build the Ark before I will start the unending rain for 40 days and 40 nights."

Six months later, the Lord looked down and saw Noah weeping in his yard - but no Ark. "Noah!" He roared, "I'm about to start the rain! Where is the Ark?"

"Forgive me, Lord," begged Noah, "but things have changed.

I needed a building permit. I've been arguing with the inspector about the need for a sprinkler system.

My neighbors claim that I've violated the neighborhood zoning laws by building the Ark in my yard and exceeding the height limitations. We had to go to the Development Appeal Board for a decision.

Then the Department of Transportation demanded a bond be posted for the future costs of moving power lines and other overhead obstructions, to clear the passage for the Ark's move to the sea I told them that the sea would be coming to us, but they would hear nothing of it.

Getting the wood was another problem. There's a ban on cutting local trees in order to save the spotted owl. I tried to convince the environmentalists that I needed the wood to save the owls - but no go! When I started gathering the animals, an animal rights group sued me. They insisted that I was confining wild animals against their will. They argued the accommodation was too restrictive, and it was cruel and inhumane to put so many animals in a confined space.

Then the EPA ruled that I couldn't build the Ark until they'd conducted an environmental impact study on your proposed flood.

I'm still trying to resolve a complaint with the Human Rights Commission on how many minorities and illegal immigrants I'm supposed to hire for my building crew.

Immigration and Naturalization is checking the green-card status of most of the people who want to work. The trades unions say I can't use my sons. They insist I have to hire only Union workers with Ark-building experience.

To make matters worse, the IRS seized all my assets, claiming I'm trying to leave the country illegally with endangered species.

Forgive me, Lord, but it would take at least 10 years for me to finish this Ark."

Suddenly the skies cleared, the sun began to shine, and a rainbow stretched across the sky. Noah looked up in wonder and asked, "You mean you're not going to destroy the world?"


"No," said the Lord. "The government beat me to it."

 People Power1 comment
3 Jun 2006 @ 10:03
My faith in the voice of the people has been restored this week with a landmark victory that led to the reversal of a decision that had been made by two of our State Governments and our Federal Government to sell off one of our most significant national assets, the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme.

Snowy Hydro is to remain in public hands after a community-inspired back flip by Prime Minister John Howard. Within an hour of Prime Minister Howard announcing yesterday that the Commonwealth would withdraw its 13 per cent stake of Snowy Hydro from sale, the NSW and Victorian governments did the same with their larger shares.

The turnaround is the result of unprecedented community anger at the proposed $3billion sale. This decision just goes to show that if people stick together and speak out they can bring about change.

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme is an engineering marvel and one of the seven listed engineering wonders of the modern era. Its construction marked a major turning point in Australia's multicultural history. It was Ben Chifley in 1949 as the then Australia Prime Minister, who told the people of Australia, "The Snowy Mountains scheme, the greatest single project in our history, is a plan for the whole nation, belonging to no one state”. Over 100,000 workers from 30 countries toiled for 25 years to build the Snowy Hydro-electric scheme. More than 130 people died during the construction.

While it generates only 3 per cent of the country's power, Snowy Hydro supplies about 2,100 giga litres of water to the Murray Darling Basin, supplying inland irrigators along the Murray and Murrumbidgee rivers. So this decision also had a noteworthy impact in retaining one of our major water supply authorities in the hands of the people and not private enterprise.

PEOPLE POWER long may it reign  More >

 Stop Violence Against Women5 comments
28 May 2006 @ 02:13
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

This is a subject that most of us in the western world don’t want to talk about. Ritualistic sexual mutilation of females dates back to the fifth century B.C. This traditional practice is a social as well as a health issue that affects the physical and mental well being of the women who undergo it. Although practiced mostly in African countries north of the equator and the Middle-East, concern has recently been expressed that female genital mutilation is also being practiced in the U.S., Europe, and other western countries by immigrants from these countries.

It never ceases to disappoint me that whilst our leaders are only too happy to speak out about so many injustices in the world, on the subject of Female Genital Mutilation they are Silent.

Please help us bring this to the world’s attention. The women and children who are subjected to these barbaric practices deserve better and they need our help. Every signature helps.
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 The Best Day of YOUR Life 0 comments
picture 22 May 2006 @ 00:46
"Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary." (Margareth Cousins)


Today, when I awoke, I suddenly realized that this is the best day of my life, ever! There were times when I wondered if I would make it to today; but I did! And because I did, I'm going to celebrate!

Today, I'm going to celebrate what an unbelievable life I have had so far: the accomplishments, the many blessings, and, yes, even the hardships because they have served to make me stronger.

I will go through this day with my head held high, and a happy heart.

I will marvel at God's seemingly simple gifts: the morning dew, the sun, the clouds, the trees, the flowers, the birds. Today, none of these miraculous creations will escape my notice.

Today, I will share my excitement for life with other people. I will make someone smile. I will go out of my way to perform an unexpected act of kindness for someone I don't even know.

Today, I will give a sincere compliment to someone who seems down.

I will tell a child how special he or she is, and I will tell someone I love just how deeply I care for her and how much she means to me.

Today is the day I quit worrying about what I don't have and start being grateful for all the wonderful things God has already given me.

I will remember that to worry is just a waste of time because my faith in God and his Divine Plan ensures everything will be just fine.

And tonight, before I go to bed, I will go outside and raise my eyes to the heavens. I will stand in awe at the beauty of the stars and the moon, and I will praise God for these magnificent treasures.

As the day ends and I lay my head down on my pillow, I will thank the Almighty for the best day of my life. And I will sleep the sleep of a contented child, excited with expectation because I know tomorrow is going to be the best day of my life, ever!

Whatever you appreciate will appreciate. Whatever you do not appreciate, will depreciate! Think about all the people and the things in your life that you appreciate or could appreciate. How does that make you feel? Put it into words and share it with the ones you love.

 Use of people for profit…3 comments
picture 20 May 2006 @ 04:54
The question of vaccination, the worth of and the impact of has been a question that has concerned me for sometime. Of late I have ‘parked’ this vexing question because I have been too busy. That said, I have read and researched a lot of material in the past. As a result I am firmly of the view that rather than aid mankind that ‘forced’ vaccination programs serve a different purpose. That ‘forced’ vaccination programs and many vaccinations in general rather than assisting and helping mankind have the opposite effect and I am firmly of the belief that most of us are ignorant to the fact.

This is not to say that many of do not hear of or read stories about the impact of ‘forced’ vaccination. There has been any amount of material published with respect to the outbreak and spread of HIV/Aids within the gay community in NY and the massive outbreak in Africa. The link to vaccination is frightening to anyone with a logical and questioning mind. Generally however the impact is within a select community or in a third world country. The impact on our families and us generally too far removed. We perhaps care initially, take interest for a flickering moment and then get on with our lives.

Now I don’t live in America as many of you know, but if I did and if I had children, I would be taking a very active interest in the following story that surfaced on the Care2 site. It is about_

A08761 Summary:
BILL NO A08761A

SAME AS Same as S 5794-B

SPONSOR RULES COM Gottfried

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Amd SS2164 & 613, Pub Health L

Requires immunization against pneumococcal disease of every child in this state born on and after January 1, 2008 beginning with enrollment in any public,private or parochial child caring center, day nursery, day care agency, nursery
school, kindergarten, elementary, intermediate or secondary school; authorizesthe commissioner of health to develop and supervise the execution of a program of immunization, surveillance and testing against pneumococcal disease.

See link below for full report of the Bill.


In Australia we haven’t as yet moved to mandatory pneumococcal vaccination for children before they are permitted to start school. That said a free program was announced 1 January of this year. The information available to parents in Australia is both scarce and misleading.

Please read carefully the vaccine ingredients. This is what is being pumped into the bodies of our children. This is absolutely terrifying.

VACCINE INGREDIENTS:

Vaccines contain ingredients such as antifreeze, phenol (used as a disinfectant), formaldehyde (CANCER causing and used to embalm), aluminium (associated with Alzheimer's disease and seizures), glycerine (TOXIC to the kidney and liver - can cause lung damage, gastrointestinal damages and DEATH), lead, cadmium, sulphates, yeast proteins, antibiotics, acetone (used in nail polish remover), neomycin and streptomycin. The ingredient making the press is Thimerosal (more TOXIC than environmental mercury, a preservative still used in many vaccines - it is NOT easily eliminated and DOES cause SEVERE neurological damage as well as other life threatening autoimmune disease). Vaccines are grown and strained through ANIMAL and/or HUMAN tissue - such as monkey and dog kidney tissue, chick embryo, calf serum, human diploid cells (the dissected organs of ABORTED FETUSES), pig blood, horse blood and rabbit brain!!!!! THERE ARE *NO* LONG-TERM SCIENTIFIC STUDIES PROVING THE SAFETY AND/OR EFFECTIVENESS OF VACCINES! WE ARE BEING *FORCED* TO INJECT THESE POISONS INTO OUR FRAIL BABIES AND INNOCENT ANIMALS, WHILE USING ANIMALS AND CHILDREN AS EXPERIMENTS!!!!!

The article goes on to state

THERE ARE *NO* LONG-TERM SCIENTIFIC STUDIES PROVING THE SAFETY AND/OR EFFECTIVENESS OF VACCINES. COUNTLESS SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OVER THE DECADES FROM INDEPENDENT RESEARCHERS PROVE THAT VACCINES ARE UNSAFE AND THEY ARE *NOT* STOPPING DISEASE BUT INSTEAD, CREATING DISEASE. THEY ARE USING CHILDREN AND ANIMALS AS EXPERIMENTS FOR SELF PROFIT AND GAIN.

“Think about it, since the rise of the mass-vaccination schedule ALL childhood disease is rapidly on the rise and countless new diseases are surfacing. Scientific studies prove that the polio vaccine started polio outbreaks and they have linked that vaccine to CANCER. Just before vaccines became mandatory, society became more sterile and clean and THAT was when disease became less horrific, not b/c of "vaccines".

The medical associations and congress sit on the pharma boards and hold more financial stock than anyone. This is a trillion dollar industry and these people are pocketing BILLIONS of dollars every year at the expense of our children and animals. Conflict of Interest. Our animals and babies are experiments. Our community has decades of scientific proof and evidence yet it keeps getting covered up.”

I haven’t copied the full story, just the relevant parts.

In closing I will say this. The human body is very tough however we are weakening the ability of our body to work effectively because over many years our bodies have been pumped with rubbish such as that listed above. It is bad enough that our food supplies are full of ‘foreign’ chemicals but at least with our food we do have some choice and we still have some control over what we eat. This is getting harder of course. Now children face the possibility of having no choice, if they want to go to school they have to be vaccinated as part of the Pneumococcal Vaccination. I intend promoting this story to the best of my ability. We need to have this out in the open, to have this issue debated and for people to hear the truth. It is up to us; if we care then speak out. It is no longer acceptable for either animals or people to be used in such a shameful and destructive manner

This isn’t Africa (not that this should matter if it were, in fact Africa requires even more help as for many there can not stand-up for defend themselves) this is happening in America and as is the want you can bet your life at some point vaccination will become mandatory in my own country. This has got to be stopped.

I have added a number of links, there are hundreds but I hope the attached at least sparks your interest to look further.

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 Live Dog Burning Tests0 comments
14 May 2006 @ 07:29
Please sign this petition.

I am sure you will be as horrified as I was to learn of this practice. Evidence indicates that live dog burning testing continues today in China. This is just one of thousands of animal and human rights abuses that continues in China today. At least in this case we can make our voices heard. Please also share this with as many of your friends and relatives as you can.

The horrific series of experiments in which dogs are being burned alive took place at the Third Military Medical University at Chongqing, China. The experiments appeared in the Chinese scientific journal: ŒZhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi. NAVS and ADI have uncovered three experiments published since 1999 and believe the programme of research continues. The 3 experiments involved:-

1. 37 dogs burned with napalm - The pain of napalm is so excruciating that people have died from the pain alone. The pain felt by the dogs would have been unbearable. The dogs were then kept alive with their agonizing burns for three days. 72hours of hell.

2. 26 dogs were burned so severely that their brains swelled - In order to determine the value of scanning equipment in diagnosing brain swelling due to excess water (oedema) following burns, dogs were inflicted with third degree skin burns, over half of their bodies. Yet, scanning techniques such as MRI cause little or no suffering to people so it is difficult to understand why the information could not have been derived from studies of burns patients.

3. 24 dogs were deliberately scalded and suffered steam inhalation injuries – 24 mongrel dogs were used in an experiment in which 40% of their total body surface area was deliberately scalded, giving them third degree burns, and they were left alive for up to two days. Some of the dogs died from shock within 36 hours

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 What role will you play???1 comment
19 Mar 2006 @ 02:42
Do you know why you are here on earth? This is a question that many ask either themselves or others so I thought I would ask you.

What role will you or are you playing? Will you be part of the solution, part of the problem or a silent bystander?

Our world is undergoing a significant change. Regardless of your belief in the New World Order, the coming of our alien family to save us, destruction of mother earth due to climate change, the coming of Planet X, WW111 etc etc etc we are undergoing change. What role you will play?

Do you believe you are here on this earth to help save the planet and to assist in moving us to the age of enlightenment?

Are you here to thwart change – that is part of the controlling forces? Or conversely you don't believe that we are being controlled by other forces/factions

Or, are you one of the millions who will stand by and do nothing just accept your fate?  More >

 Images from Hubble0 comments
picture 26 Feb 2006 @ 03:40
These images are amazing and do lead you to a believe that there is more out there than many care to acknowledge. Perhaps the powers that be should rethink funding.


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 DO YOU CARE?8 comments
10 Feb 2006 @ 09:37
Does this picture touch your heart? Can you stand by and say nothing? Please have your say..we need your vote.  More >

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