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SOTT Focus: Airport Security is a Racket: The Naked Scanner Industrial Complex

Airport security is a racket
© SOTT.netAirport Security is a Racket!
}We are a world at war. Not wars against nations as US Major General Smedley Darlington Butler was referring to when he wrote War is a Racket in 1935. Our war is a never-ending perpetual War Against Terror™, a phrase repeated ad nauseum by the Bush administration since 9/11, where you were either with the Neocons or "you were with the terrorists". Stasi-like draconian surveillance has merged with cutting edge technology to watch, catalog, record the movements, interactions, behavior, communications and interests of every citizen. In this world of precrime we are now treated as if we are potential terrorists. Whether it be a domestic extremist or a radicalized dissenter, there is a phantom enemy in our midst that is only revealed to the world when it enters the duty-free zone at airports. Where trenches marked the front-lines of wars in the past, the front-line in today's perpetual war is the airport boarding gate.

A multi-billion dollar industry has spawned surveillance and security systems with a supporting army of guards, agents, supervisors and security personnel. They keep us in line and keep us safe from the omnipresent threat of an ubiquitous, all-pervasive mythical terror. Thrust at us by a compliant media are over-hyped and sensationalized reports, hysterical speeches and horrifying attacks that almost very nearly happen or, as we are told, WILL happen, sometime soon, and are all so big and so scary that you must place your water bottle in the bin and take your shoes off to survive. It's all designed to paralyze our senses and reduce us to strip-searched carcasses as we sleepwalk along the travelators through naked scanners...

Airport security is a racket. It always has been.


SOTT Focus: Media Lies by Omission: Biased survey over-inflates public support for airport scanners

© UnisysImagine it, make it up, publish it, sell it. Done.
"Deception by an omission of the truth is as bad as a lie."
Jennifer Chiaverini
The mainstream media was quick to publicise the findings of a survey that showed widespread public support for the global drive to install 'naked' full-body scanners at airports.

Articles such as Sky News: UK Holidaymakers Back Use Of Full-Body Scanners and Agence France-Presse: Opinion poll: US anti-terror too lax, uncritically repeated the report's findings without questioning the reliability of the survey or mentioning the conflict of interests held by those in the security industry who stand to profit from rolling out these dangerous machines.

There is one glaring omission from these and the many media reports that published 'news' articles based on the Unisys press release. That is who Unisys is, their connections with government, military, Homeland security, the Transportation Services Authority (TSA) and how they profit from airport security technologies. The failure of the mainstream media to report the true source and motives behind this survey is a clear example of how they lie by omitting the most important facts.

Comment: Update: One of our forum members provided some further information:
The poll was actually done by Newspoll (in Australia) at least which is partly owned by Murdoch's News Corp. The survey results were touted far and wide through Fox, News etc.

It appears Unisys collated the numbers. Only 8360 people were interviewed in 9 countries, 1200 were polled in Australia.

the US survey was done by International Communications research. One other Unisys survey was done by Lieberman Worldwide whose CEO Arnold Fishman sits on the AeroVironment corp which manufactures small drone aircraft.

Unisys I would say gets an undergrad to throw the numbers in a small database and "Voila" instant news through the News network.

The Australian Privacy Foundation has come to the same conclusions.

War Whore

SOTT Focus: Who Cries for the Insiders? A rich, powerful, white man speaks out

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The recent release of 17 minutes of video footage shot from an American Apache helicopter on July 12, 2007 in Iraq, is reprehensible, seditious, and un-American. Video footage such as this, as well as hundreds of thousands of documents normally kept safely out of the prying hands of an ill-informed public under the aegis of National Security, are not released for a reason. Simply put, they spoil our fun.

After all, how are we to successfully wage a war of unprovoked aggression when such "leaks" reveal all our tricks and flimsy justifications for senseless and adrenalin-pumping murder to every 13-year-old who has access to YouTube? How can we stand by our plausible cover stories when videos like this impugn our self-created credibility? Yes, when our expendable, fleshy killing machines see an Iraqi man with a camera, what other choice do they have than to tell their superiors he has a weapon and request to "engage" him, and any other Iraqis who happen to be in the vicinity? How else are they supposed to raise their "kill count", I ask you??

It boggles the mind.

Better Earth

SOTT Focus: How We Can Make Mass Global Enlightenment Happen For Real

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A rather funny thing happened at the beginning of this month that involved a fictitious article penned by the little known but much loved Igantious O'Reilly for publication on April Fool's Day. The article, Sudden Mass American Enlightenment Puzzles Congress and Causes National Security Alert, very quickly became a hugely popular editorial that was picked up by thousands of alternative news websites, forums and discussion groups around the world.

What was it about this article that resonated with so many people?

In times such as these, the powers that be seem to be getting even more desperate to hold onto control and keep the wool pulled over our eyes. A message of hope that the world CAN change is a powerful one, provided that as many of us as possible wake up to the reality of the lies we have been told. We CAN collaborate by sharing our knowledge and joining together to form new communities that no longer feed the greedy, power-hungry ambitions of the psychopaths who are world leaders, financial oligarchs, and run or own multinational conglomerates.

To protect ourselves, what needs to be done is to wake up as many other people as possible. Only when a sufficient number of people are awake will they be able to awaken those around them. Then, and only then, will it be possible to form a united movement to simply remove all support from the psychopaths that have taken over our world and begin planning for the future of OUR children - rather than the offspring of the ruling psychopaths.

Take 2

SOTT Focus: Connecting the Dots: Zionist Melodrama, Domestic Terrorism, Papal Bull

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As the northern hemisphere struggles to shake off one of its coldest winters in living memory, controversy in Zion is heating up the race for global supremacy. Has a rupture of potentially seismic proportions set the US and Israel on a collision course with global consequences? Or are we witnessing a scripted drama that's just the latest move on the grand chessboard? The Secret Team hopes to load the dice in its favor whatever the outcome.

Can the waters of 9/11 Truth be held back much longer? After 9 years of successful containment, is it finally breaching the information wall? We'll examine the recent string of blatant attempts to frame Americans for "domestic terrorism" against the background moves to implement full lockdown before 9/11 Truth goes viral. The metro bombings in Moscow bore all the hallmarks of a War of Terror™ false-flag terror attack, replete with premature forensics, the official story contradicting eyewitness accounts and a Bin Laden-style video message. The first question to always ask is, Qui bono?

The Pope hasn't a prayer of coming out of this month unscathed. It's a measure of the visibly pathological state of the Catholic Church that it's hierarchy should invoke the most despicable slur available to stave off its day of reckoning, and in doing so, firmly align itself with that other death cult which invokes "religion" to justify its toxic existence in Palestine. Climategate firmly knocked The Church of Anthropogenic Global Warming out of its pulpit; the only water rising there is denial, with much of the herd still adamant that bovine excrement is causing climate change and must urgently be capped with the help of 'green debt' in the form of Carbon Default Swaps.

We can assure you that there are no real anti-Semites or "Islamo-fascists" out there worth losing any sleep over, but there is a strong whiff of fascism with a distinctly Christian-Zionist odor bubbling up from below like methane from the ocean floor. We'll chart the rise of the Pathocracy's Uruk-hai footsoldiers and note the gains made by far-right parties across Europe in March. Countering the rising fascist tides are hopeful signs of people power and resistance to the entropic trend.

Join us as we connect the dots in March...


SOTT Focus: Satire: UK General Election 2010: first reality TV game show next week

Different ties, different policies?
BBC, Sky and ITV revealed the schedule for the three eagerly-awaited live reality TV shows to be broadcast on British TV networks in the run up to the May 6th polling day. There is a vain hope of brainwashing the British public into believing that there is any discernible difference between the three main parties. It is also hoped that the shows will improve turnout among voters who increasingly cannot be bothered because of the medieval disproportionate voting system that means their votes don't count anyway.

Mr Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg will take part in three different reality TV show formats as they battle to try and show there is more difference between them than the colour of their ties.

The first reality show, hosted by Alastair Stewart, will be based on American weekly syndicated reality show 'Cheaters', a spokesman said.

The politicians are suspected of cheating on the general public on a wide range of issues from expense scandals to supporting wars they know are illegal. Investigations will be headed by the Ironic Cheaters Detective Agency and will involve a cameo appearance from Tony Blair. A short 10-minute version of the show called Cheaters: Yep, that's politicians for you will be available through on-demand.


SOTT Focus: Satire: World Bank official says change "Trillion" to "Trololo" to Hide Extent of US National Debt

© unknownEdward Khil's song 'trololo' could become the new name for 'trillion'
A leading figure from the World Bank has called on the U.S. government to change the financial terminology used to report US National Debt, in order to cover-up just how large it really is.

Hans Timmer, who has a high-profile role as director of the bank's Take Over the World Group, said U.S. economic problems could be solved by a change in the name of Trillions to something more confusing and light-hearted to counter the increasing numbers of citizens who are waking up to the fact just how huge 14 Trillion dollars of debt actually is.

"The word Trillions used to be so unfathomably large to people that they really didn't understand just how close the US is to total financial collapse and hyperinflation. " he said. "But more and more people are understanding that trillions means it just isn't ever going to get paid off. By giving it a new name like 'trololo" it will make 14 trololo's of debt sound much less threatening."

Alarm Clock

SOTT Focus: Sudden Mass American Enlightenment Puzzles Congress and Causes National Security Alert

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© unknownA sudden and unexplained mass enlightenment of the US population leads to jubilant celebrations
Washington - President Obama, U.S. congressmen and their aides held an emergency four hour-long meeting Wednesday to decide what action to take to stem a sudden and unprecedented mass enlightenment of the US population that threatens to destabilize the Government and create a fiscal crisis.

Details have emerged that behind closed doors Obama received a number of private phone calls from his financial overlords. In no uncertain terms Obama was threatened to do whatever it took - leaving all options on the table - to get the American people back to sleep or face devastating consequences to his financial savings portfolio. It is rumored that amongst the threats, Obama would be forced to exchange his investment fund share holdings for shares in BP that were about to be dumped by forewarned insiders. Alarmed in the extreme, Obama packed his teleprompters away and starting signing a myriad of papers that were thrust in front of him.

Magic Hat

SOTT Focus: U.S. ambassador officially declares Iraq 51st State of America: Iraqis lovin' it

Baghdad, Iraq - The top U.S. envoy to Iraq said Sunday that the appointment of a CIA-asset dictator-in-waiting was fantastic news for America's implementation of pretend democracy in Oil-rich lands and was very excited about adding an extra star to the Police-State-Spangled banner.

Former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's secular Iraqiya bloc won two seats more than Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's State of Law coalition, according to election officials.

U.S. ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill, reporting from the new $600 million US embassy in downtown Baghdad (just opposite Burger King), said the results suggest, "We can safely say that Iraq is now the 51st State of America."

"Voting has been a great distraction for the people from the total environmental ruin of this once great nation," Hill told in an exclusive interview. "We successfully changed the name of the war from 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' to the more accurate 'Operation New Colony', and to mark this occasion we are pleased to formally incorporate Iraq into the American Empire."

To commemorate the event, McDonalds fast food chain (which recently opened it's 17 billionth store) has designed a new highly addictive 'Iraqi freedom burger'.

"We feel the new Iraqi Freedom Burger TM with its mix of old Chinese newspapers, Denatonium and genetically modified high-fructose corn syrup will accurately reflect Iraq's bitter-sickly sweet recent history. Bitter from the point of view of the 1 million+ dead Iraqis who won't be able to enjoy the new burger, but sickly sweet from the point of view of the increase in McDonald's profits that those deaths have facilitated", the McDonald's spokes-clown said.

Mr. Potato

SOTT Focus: New Bin Laden Tape Calls For Holy Jihad Against Journalists Who Make Terrorists Look Plain Stupid


Cairo - A new audio message posted on Islamic websites, purportedly from al-Qaida leader Terrorist-in-Chief Osama bin Laden, calls on Muslims to wage jihad against the mainstream media and US and Israeli government officials for making them appear ridiculous.

The recording lamented the credulousness of Western infidels who believed the recent claims by the Western press that 'al-Qaeda' plans to use 'boob and butt bombs' in an effort to bring down Western civilization.

"Are citizens of Western nations so gullible that they believe we would blow up own asses? How the hell are we meant to scare the bejesus (praise be upon him) out of people and further both our own agenda and that of Western governments, if the CIA and MI5 insist on planting absurd stories about 'crotch' and 'boob' bombers in the press?? I mean seriously, this is getting ridiculous, it's not even fair," the message stated.

A CIA spokesperson, who declined to be named because he was not authorized to speak on the matter (but who decided to speak anyway because he had been drinking heavily) told this reporter: "Don't believe anything those dirty camel jockeys say, it's all true, they want to kill us and stop us from controlling the opium plantations in mean, they hate us because of our freezers and demolition balls," the intoxicated agent slurred before throwing up on a map of the Middle East.