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Declassified: CIA poisoned entire town with LSD in massive mind-control experiment

The CIA intentionally dosed a French village with LSD as part of a top-secret mind control experiment according to documents released under FOIA.

For decades, after a French village was struck by mass insanity and hallucinations in 1951, it was widely believed that a local bakery's flour had become contaminated by ergot, a poisonous fungus that occurs naturally on rye and causes hallucinations. However, a discovery by an investigative journalist doing research for a book about the incident uncovered damning evidence that the village's food was intentionally contaminated with LSD as part of a secret CIA mind control experiment.

On August 16, 1951, numerous locals were suddenly stricken with horrifying hallucinations of fire, dragons, and snakes, with dozens being committed to asylums and hundreds left with varying degrees of madness. The incident was known locally as the mystery of Le Pain Maudit (Cursed Bread).

Comment: CIA LSD experiment in 1951 drove whole French village mad


JFK files: Dodgy FBI documents allege Martin Luther King Jr. 'had secret lovechild, attended orgies'

Martin Luther King Jr
The National Archives published more than 600 new records Friday relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy -- and some addressed civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. and his multiple alleged affairs.

The FBI document, titled "Martin Luther King, Jr. A Current Analysis" and dated March 12, 1968, compiled background information on King, including his influences, associates, alleged affairs and more. King was assassinated April 4, 1968.

"The course King chooses to follow at this critical time could have momentous impact on the future of race relations in the United States," the 20 page document's introduction reads. "And for that reason this paper has been prepared to give some insight into the nature of the man himself as well as the nature of his views, goals, objectives, tactics and the reasons therefor."

Comment: If it was so clear that Martin Luther King Jr. was corruptible, and possibly the ideal target for blackmail so beloved by the deepstate, one wonders why the establishment found him to be such a threat to the status quo?:

Comment: Notice that the so-called sources of this defamatory information are "anonymous" and that the information itself is hearsay. Sounds an awful lot like the cooked up Russian dodgy dossier against Trump. If the CIA/FBI can't find any dirt on a person, they will just make it up.

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The history of astronomy

© The British Library
The History of Astronomy provides some of the best supporting evidence for the 700 Phantom Years of History theory proposed by Gunnar Heinsohn.

In 1898 Arthur Berry noted the 900-year near-stagnation in Astronomy during the Middle Ages.
Recommended by the Encyclopaedia Britannica as a standard work, Berry's "History of Astronomy" has the unusual distinction of more than fifty years of continuing popularity.

Used by college students in both England and America, it has also provided laymen in both countries with an accurate and easily understandable account of the great achievements of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and the 19th-century astronomers of France, Germany, England and America.

A study not so much of men as of their work, it makes a stirring record of our advances in knowledge of the universe accessible to all.

The author devotes his first three chapters to pre-Copernican astronomy, covering primitive views, the speculations of the Greek astronomers from Thales and Pythagoras to Hipparchus and Ptolemy, and the 900-year near-stagnation of the Middle Ages.

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Short History of Astronomy - Arthur J. Berry - Dover Publications - 1961

Star of David

The Balfour centenary is also the centenary of the rise of the Zionist lobby

Chaim Weizmann
On the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, many voices tell us of the damage this colonial document did to the Palestinian people, and the obligation on Britain and its imperial successor, the United States, to support Palestinian rights at last.

As someone keenly interested in Jewish history, I have a different angle on Balfour: the declaration marked the arrival of the Zionist lobby in international affairs. That amorphous coalition that is called the Israel lobby or the Jewish lobby announced its presence with the Balfour promise of 1917. It is the one element of the Balfour history that will not be anatomized in the press these days, because it so touches on a delicate issue, "Jewish influence," which is widely thought to be an anti-Semitic idea. But no history of Balfour is complete without understanding Zionist agency in producing the colonial entitlement. And no effort to rectify Balfour will be possible without reckoning with the role of the lobby in our policy-making to this day.

The why's and wherefore's of the Balfour Declaration were extremely complicated. Britain was still a colonial power, and had colonial interests in the Middle East. And it was also a combatant in the Great War as one of the Allied Powers (France and Russia) against the Central Powers (Germany, Austria and the Ottoman Empire).


First indigenous map of the US

© Native American Pride
Aaron Carapella, a Cherokee Indian, has taken it upon himself to create a map that shows the Tribal nations of the U.S. prior to European contact. The map is of the contiguous United States and displays the original native tribal names of roughly 595 tribes, and of that, 150 tribes are without descendants. Without descendants means that there is no one known to be alive from that tribe and are believed to be extinct.

Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans.

Aaron's journey to making the Native American Nations map began 14 years ago. At the age of 19, Aaron had already gained a great deal of knowledge from listening to stories from his family, elders from his tribe, and reading books on Native American history. To explain where his knowledge came from Aaron said, "My Grandparents would tell me, you're part Native American and that's part of your history. They would give me books to read about different tribes' histories, so, I grew up with a curiosity of always wanting to learn more about Native American history."

After reading the many books on Native tribes and not finding any authentic type maps which failed to accurately represent the hundreds of modern day and historical tribes, Aaron decided to start creating a map for himself that would be authentic and cultural. "The maps in the books were kind of cheesy, they only had maybe 50 to 100 tribes on them," said Aaron.

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'The Russian Revolution in Colour' - How the Bolsheviks subverted the 1917 Russian revolution (Documentary)

This is a 2-part documentary on the Russian Revolution, first aired on the UK's Channel 5 in 2005. The first part centers around the mutiny of the Kronstadt sailors, which helped ignite the February 1917 revolution. Once Bolsheviks like Lenin and Trotsky entered the fray, the anti-war movement for democratic change took on a completely direction and flavor, so that the October 1917 revolution - 'The Bolshevik Revolution' - saw Russia's continued participation in the First World War, the devastation of once-prosperous Russia in the Russian Civil War, then the creation of the totalitarian Soviet Union.


Lenin's proclamation of the 1917 October Revolution to be shown in UK for 1st time

© Sputnik
Red Guards of Putilovsky factory with the armoured car "Lieutenant Shmidt" taken from cadets at night on October 23, 1917. Petrograd
An artefact marking a turning point in Russian history - the proclamation of the 1917 October Revolution by Vladimir Lenin - will be shown for the first time in the UK, the Independent reports. The event marks the uprising's 100th anniversary.

The poster, proclaiming the overthrow of the provisional Russian government, was put up on walls in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg) on November 7, 1917 (October 25 in the old Russian calendar). It was written by Lenin and published in the name of Petrograd Revolution Committee.


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The history behind National Unity Day

On Saturday Russia is celebrating National Unity Day - a relatively new state holiday, albeit one with deep historical roots.


National Unity Day was first celebrated November 4, 2005 and established in memory of the events of 1612, when a Russian merchant by the name of Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky led a volunteer army to liberate Moscow from Polish occupation. Dmitry Pozharsky was even heralded as the 'Savior of the Motherland' for his merits.

These events were connected to the end of the period in Russian history called the Time of Troubles.

Russia celebrates Unity Day


Mysterious stone sarcophagus cover dates back more than 1,400 years found in Turkey

© Przemysław Sakrajda / Wikipedia
An ancient sarcophagus cover inscribed with a prayer to the dead has been discovered by construction workers in northern Turkey. Historians believe the artifact dates back more than 1,400 years, but there are very few clues as to who it belonged to.

Best known for their use in the ancient burial rituals of Egypt, Rome, and Greece, sarcophagi are a type of coffin whose decoration often reflected of the status of the person within. Perhaps the most famous sarcophagus is that of the 'boy king,' the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, whose burial case consisted of four layers, one made from solid gold.

A much more rudimentary design in the form a stone sarcophagus cover has now been discovered in the northern Turkish province of Gümüşhane.

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100 years of the Balfour Declaration: The cause of injustice and suffering endured by generations of Palestinians

© AP Photo/ Majdi Mohammed
On 2 November 1917 the British government in the form of the country's then foreign secretary, Sir Arthur Balfour, addressed a letter to Lord Rothschild, a leading figure within the British Jewish community.

In terms of its significance and impact this brief letter, known to the world as the Balfour Declaration, remains unsurpassed. Depending on your point of view it enjoys a place in history as the catalyst of Jewish salvation, leading to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, or the cause of the unremitting injustice and suffering and endured by generations of Palestinians.

In the letter Balfour writes:
"His Majesty's Government view with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by the Jews in any other country."
The stance enshrined in these words - involving the government of a European state arrogating to itself the right to hand over part of the land of another people to a third people without bothering to ask or consult said people - is staggering in its iniquity. It bespeaks the injustice upon which the British Empire rested and the country's engagement with the developing world, one rooted in domination, exploitation and naked self-interest.