Lesser Expectations

Derren Brown – “How to Convert an Atheist”.

Start at 30:45, “Experiment 5,” and end watching at 36:00. That’s all you’ll need for this post. This segment has nothing obvious to do with religion, merely pattern-matching and how belief affects it.

This phenomenon is a portion of what contributes to the “organized stalking” phenomena. While this is not to say that there never was the “intervention” of covert operations in a target’s life–Brown himself used actors to set up the suggestion in the clip–you can see that it doesn’t take much to have an effect. In Brown’s example, he suggests that people will help the woman, and that is what she winds up seeing even though he hasn’t done a thing beyond the first meeting.

Reverse the intent to the negative, and add the possibility of having been drugged or simply harassed to the point that a natural imbalance of dopamine and/or seratonin is the result, and it becomes obvious that those who carry these forms of harassment out know what they are doing and understand what it is that they are trying to achieve: To turn a person’s own mind against herself or himself. It becomes a form of extra-legal punishment employed against a target that hasn’t actually broken any laws and when the government or other powerful entity behind it neither wants public acknowledgment of their involvement nor for anyone other than the target to believe there is anything involved beyond bad luck and mental illness. Witnesses, journalists, and whistleblowers can sometimes find themselves in this situation.

Again, see the Summary of Main problems from the Church/Tower hearings on FBI’s COINTELPRO and the very first item on CIA’s wish list for MKULTRA. In the former case you’ll see the destruction of personal and work relationships without the knowledge of the parties as to the true root cause, and the appearance of mental illness on the part of the target in the latter.

I’ll have more to say about the show as a whole in a future post and what it means to me, having been through a bit of that myself albeit via different means. What is amazing is that Brown repeats some old hypnosis experiments {there were several, conversions in both directions IIRC} without actually inducing a hypnotic state. In the meantime, you might want to duckduckgo Dr. Tali Sharot and Optimism Bias.

Terms: Ghosting

There’s a new definition, a new trend, given the label “ghosting.” Before we get into that, I wanted to first lay out some of the other definitions.

First, there’s a form of identity theft wherein the thief takes on the identity of a deceased person. In the pre-9/11 days, this typically consisted of requesting the birth certificate of a dead person with a birth date close to the thief’s real one so that the new identity would be plausible. The way the paperwork filing worked, birth certificates were traditionally kept separate from death certificates, so the supplying municipality would not even necessarily know that they were supplying a dead person’s proof of birth.

Another definition is when law enforcement “misplaces” a person in custody. They move them around, leaving them in bureaucratic limbo, in order to hold them longer than they would be allowed normally for any number of reasons. The Muslim groups one often saw on the streets of New York City selling books and speaking through megaphones were allegeldy ghosted in this manner on 9/11. The excuse given was that it was for their own protection.

Still other definitions relate to video and photography, with various intended and unintended artifacts appearing on the media.

The most recent, newish trend being discussed is breaking up by ignoring the other party’s phone calls/messages and texts. This is usually discussed in terms of Hollywood and other celebrities, but certainly the behavior is nothing new.

Finally, the definition most appropriate for this blog involves a form of harassment. It is the moving, temporarily hiding or rearranging property. In some cases I’ve also been told that items can be sabotaged. New batteries run out of juice the same or next day. Water bottles have holes in the bottom. All the way up to financially debilitating home and auto problems.

The primary purpose seems to be to make the target appear to be mentally ill, from what I can tell from comparing stories from TIs. The typical scenario involves the inability to locate some object that is important to the target. After perhaps telling others in the home/at the workplace, perhaps even attempting to get their help in locating the object, it suddenly reappears, usually in an obvious place. The target recalls searching that location and those around the target think, “Yeah, sure,” and their confidence in the target’s reliability/sanity is shaken.

It works as one step in the process of isolating the target, who is likewise attempting to try to imagine what happened based on their experience, which only naturally includes wondering if the people they share the home/workplace with are responsible.

Ghosting is just one of many harassment categories and other kinds are typically employed at the same time or close on the heels of others. Combined with the surreptitious administration of drugs, the target rarely avoids the intended effects for long.

Let’s Scare Joe Public to Death

{This is not, actually, about the heightened awareness and mass news media cycle for the weekend regarding potential ISIS attacks during the 4th of July celebration. I think that speaks for itself even if people we armed and tried to leverage into taking out Assad in Syria do manage to pull something off.}

Really didn’t expect to do a second piece on the previous post, but it occurred to me today that there may be other psychiatric phenomena reverse engineered for the so-called intelligence community.

While I don’t have an answer to the more complex and dramatic uses of placebos such as one alleged in the New York Times in the 1990s regarding a cancer patient whose tumors reportedly melted away until he was told only water had been injected into him, at which point they returned and he died. But the idea that attitude has physiological effects is not a new one. Modern medicine has gotten on board–to an extent–with “faith healing”:

Ted J. Kaptchuk and Franklin G. Miller, “Placebo Effects in Medicine,” New England Journal of Medicine, 373:8-9, 2 July 2015, DOI 10.1056/NEJMp1504023:

nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1504023?query=TOC&

What may be the point in “reverse engineering” placebos? Assassination a la ‘voodoo’ simply by convincing the target that they are dying or ill. Once again the 1955 draft MKLUTRA memorandum from the 1977 Senate report comes into play. Item #5:

5. Materials which will produce the signs and symptoms of recognized diseases in a reversible way so that they may be used for malingering, etc.

Also see a related section of the report itself on CI interrogations:

Although no studies are known to have been made of the placebo phenomenon as applied to narco-interrogation, it seems reasonable that when a subject’s sense of guilt interferes with productive interrogation, a placebo for pseudo-narcosis could have the effect of absolving him of the responsibility for his acts and thus clear the way for free communication.

While this latter quote does not indicate use for killing, it’s not really a bridge too far to expect that was later considered. This is in fact sometimes how one project lead to another, with a result prompting more ideas.

Item 5 is perhaps not just about bankrupting a target, turning them into a hypochondriac, or simply wasting their time and energy worrying. Taken to the extreme, you can make a difference on their lifespan. Think of a bullet that takes months or years to arrive at its target but carefully and methodically gets a gentle push to ensure that it eventually arrives. When the target eventually succumbs to whatever it is they develop from loss of sleep, stress, worry, and psychosomatic symptoms {think of a hysterical pregnancy but giving birth instead to tumors}, it appears that it was just nature taking its course. The broken, bloated, and ever-tax-dollar-guzzling intelligence apparatus, corporation or political organization responsible never even enters into the minds of the public, investigators, medical examiners, etc. Perhaps to enhance this, other substances may be used, such as whatever item 6 was referring to:

6. Materials which will render the induction of hypnosis easier or otherwise enhance its usefulness.

Substitute “hypnosis” for “suggestion” and you can achieve this via PSYOP.

Discomfort is the central and most common complaint from so-called targeted individuals of organized stalking. There was even a mailing list where a target was sort of live-emailing his or her imminent demise. I doubt that they actually died, rather were too embarrassed to re-appear for some time to admit they hadn’t, but the person really seemed to believe that it was happening. Bodily pains and one’s head not feeling right represent the bulk of complaints in general from what I have read and been told.

The ability to inflict pain from remotely and anonymously is not science fiction. Neither is the long-standing interest in drugs that alter perception and make a person seem–if not indeed be–mentally ill.

There should be an axiom regarding capability and occurrence, but I’m not aware of one. Let’s consider it a work in progress:

If a thing is possible, someone, somewhere, is doing it.

The intelligence community’s sometime interest in the occult becomes clearer, beyond the study of drugs used in rituals and simple cover stories. It’s our own decency and belief in law, rights, and limits that prevent us seeing what some of the darker corners of our system are capable of.

And a bonus idea. As noted in Wicked Game, there was one MKULTRA subproject {#109} dealing with “pharmacological age.” As noted there, they may have been searching for the “fountain of youth” and instead discovered a way to, for example, enhance the likelihood that a UN weapons inspector might engage in things that would get him into legal trouble.

However, on top of that, we have a legal system where {for now anyway} adolescent and child criminal records get sealed. The reasoning behind this is that the young are not able to make decisions the same way that adults are. Using the brain apparently takes practice.

What if that, too, could be altered? What if you could take a 45 year old man and reduce his thinking to that of a fifteen year old? You could greatly increase the likelihood of committing a crime, if you wanted to entrap him. And, as we now know, that’s sometimes how people are “persuaded” to betray their country.

Friedman of Information

Players only love you when they’re playing

Before I get started, let me assure you that all parties involved know this stuff exists, know it works, and some of them even know who’s doing it to US citizens on US soil. About the kindest thing you can say about Secret Service in this context is, they probably aren’t the ones attempting to drive people crazy enough to, for example, shoot at the White House. But then more perverse things have happened and government rarely seems to act in what Joe Citizen thinks an intuitive manner.

Let’s also recall that DIA has been the subject of several news reports regarding targeting activist groups. We also know that various private NATSEC companies who work for the government also engage in that practice for other clients and, due to privilege not only go uninvestigated but those who come close to discovering the truth of that wind up in prison at the government’s behest. The Deep State truly is a melding of the two entity types. And of course the CIA and FBI do it. Goes without saying, needs no explanation. And as you’ll see, INSCOM, that’s Army intelligence, former employer of Chelsea Manning–who had her own issues before Cablegate–supplied the 1998 document that Friedman FOIA’d for. I’ll throw in NSA just for being so damn nosy and supplying their contractors with cash and everyone with data. Also-too, the two major political parties. Can’t leave those f—ers out, can we?

In essence, because it cannot be said often enough, these people are more about the fun cruelty provides for their multiple mental disorders and the financial benefits of screwing the 99%.

Additionally, you may want to review the Navy’s old round up of microwave bioeffects. The one Friedman obtained via FOIA is more specific but also limited to intended applications. For example, hair loss/brittleness and sparking fillings are not mentioned. Neither is the paranoia it can induce by disrupting brain functions. However, the disruption of bodily functions is, and how that leads to various health problems, which does essentially make it “murder lite” in that it doesn’t kill immediately, merely shortens your life. And how can you sue, even if you could still afford to after being so f—ed by these craven cowards that you can no longer work? This is the center, the crux of why the United States of America is a sham. This is how it treats it’s “dissidents,” people it just as soon weren’t around any longer.

Well, how it treats the ones it doesn’t obliterate.

Donald Friedman walked into a federal offices angry and likely a bit deranged. He was armed…with a letter. It was somewhat threatening, so, of course this offense wound him up at the mercy of the Attorney General. And woe unto him for that because his last name isn’t Corp or Inc.

On January 30, 2003, Donald Friedman walked into an FBI field office with a two-page letter signed by him and addressed to Special Agent Jack Murmylo of the United States Secret Service. Friedman’s letter states, in part:

“Agents of the U.S. Secret Service, as you already know, have been committing very serious crimes against me and other members of my family for a very long time, and I’m taking more direct action to prevent it from continuing.”

“I am going to get an admissible confession from at least one of your agents one way or the other, and if I don’t get what I am demanding from you today, I will use the method of torture described in the attached pages to obtain that confession and to punish the agent for his or her involvement in the illegal acts that your agents have perpetrated against me and my family.”

He claimed, as thousands of Americans do, and by the way people all over the planet, that he and his family were under attack via some kind of electronic weapons. For some reason, he decided it was a Secret Service agent or agents responsible.

The district court then held a competency hearing at which Friedman testified, inter alia, that the back of a pair of his shoes were vaporized by an electromagnetic weapon fired at his feet in 2001. Friedman presented the shoes in question to the district court, but it appeared to the court that the heel of the shoe had simply worn out due to ordinary use.

Precisely what happens to your judgment when you’ve been zapped or drugged by the intelligence community. The whole point is to render the target incapable of being taken seriously so that the torture can continue while everyone around the target behaves as though it is all in their head. Essentially, the Martha Mitchell effect.

Or even possible that they actually did use something akin to the research covered in MKULTRA subproject #143, which included various studies on sabotaging oil and petroleum products.

A portion of the harassment involves “magic tricks” that the target spends a lot of time–using an already severely disrupted brain–trying to figure out. As I noted, one day I received a perfect oval blister on one leg and was unsure if a laser or chemical spray had been used.

Convincing a judge that anyone would even bother to destroy shoes or similar, especially when you’ve been put through the grinder and become so confused that even you may not know why you were targeted any more, assuming you ever did, is the hard part. Secrecy begets corruption, corruption destroys the judicial system. As to why Friedman, I don’t know. Haven’t spoken to him or read his personal account.

Is this morally superior to shooting them in the back of the head and leaving them in a ditch? That at least has the virtue of not being cruel and unusual and being relatively merciful. But it’s not about mercy when it comes to the military-congressional-industrial-spook-retirement-fund complex. We only pretend we’re better than totalitarians. When this power is abused, it is not to protect anything but high crimes.

The case against Friedman:

FindLaw, “United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit: UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Donald FRIEDMAN, Defendant-Appellant, No. 03-10422,” 6 May 2004:

caselaw.findlaw.com/us-9th-circuit/1122537.html

He didn’t give up, however, and managed to get a FOIA response from the Army two and a half years later:

INSCOM, “Bioeffects of Selected Non-Lethal Weapons, declassified 6 December 2006,” cover letter: Susan J. Butterfield, 13 December 2006/attached document: various sources, 17 February 1998:

freedomfchs.com/pdfs/bioeffectsofsnlwpns.pdf

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This in turn lead to some articles on the subject and gaining confirmation that, yes the INSCOM document was genuine. Sierra Nevada Corp.’s/WaveBand’s MEDUSA gets a mention as well:

The New Scientist, “US Army toyed with telepathic ray gun,” David Hambling, 21 March 2008:

newscientist.com/article/dn13513-us-army-toyed-with-telepathic-ray-gun.html

Steve Wright, a security expert at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, warns that the technologies described could be used for torture. In 1998 the European Parliament passed a motion banning potentially dangerous incapacitating technologies that interfere with the human brain.

WIRED, “‘Telepathic Ray Guns’ and Vaporized Shoes: The Truth is Weirder Than You Think,” David Hambling, 24 March 2008:

wired.com/2008/03/shoe-zapping-ra/

WIRED, “Secret Directed-Energy Tech Protecting the President? (Updated),” David Hambling, 14 November 2008:

wired.com/2008/11/presidents-secr/

The story even made an appearance on eHow:

eHow, “Firearms Used by Presidential Bodyguards, p.4: High Tech Weapons of the Secret Service,” Ocean Malandra:

ehow.com/list_7446617_firearms-used-presidential-bodyguards.html#page=4

But Friedman is still in pursuit of what Secret Service was asked to provide. What’s interesting is whether or not the FOIA changes today * could have any impact on his case. The Secret Service delayed in part because it had to check with other government entities due to the sensitivity of energy weapons:

Plaintiff’s FOIA request is for document [sic] concerning directed energy technology that is very sensitive. Some of this documents [sic] pertain to research conducted by divisions within defendant agency that is used to carry out its mandate to protect very high government officials. In fact, in one case, the documents… could not be mailed but had to be hand carried interstate.

Government Printing Office, “UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, DONALD M. FRIEDMAN v. U.S. SECRET SERVICE,” 24 November 2008 and 15 February 2013:

gpo.gov/fdsys/granule/USCOURTS-dcd-1_06-cv-02125/USCOURTS-dcd-1_06-cv-02125-1/content-detail.html

I leave you with a quote from one of the WIRED articles…:

It’s very easy to poke fun at people like Friedman. On the other hand, it does show that if a nonlethal device ever was developed which could cause symptoms associated with madness, it would be completely deniable. The device would completely destroy the target’s credibility, neatly ensuring it remained covert. The military utility would be low, but it might be very hand for some three-letter agencies.

…and that pesky draft MKULTRA memo:

5 May 1955

A portion of the Research and Development Program of TSS/Chemical Division is devoted to the discovery of the following materials and methods:

1. Substances which will promote illogical thinking and impulsiveness to the point where the recipient would be discredited in public.

5. Materials which will produce the signs and symptoms of recognized diseases in a reversible way so that they may be used for malingering, etc.

9. Physical methods of producing shock and confusion over extended periods of time and capable of surreptitious use.

* AJAM, “Lawmakers unveil major changes to FOIA,” Jason Leopold, 24 June 2014:

america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/6/24/reform-freedom-informationact.html

Like a Beast

I’m on the prowl and I watch you closely
I lie waiting for you
I’m the wolf with the sheepskins clothing
I lick my chops and your tasting good
I do whatever I want to, to ya
I’ll nail your ass to the sheets
A pelvic thrust and the sweat starts to sting ya

Going to start with the big picture and narrow it down to specifics with this one.

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Knock-Knock-Knockin’ On Every’n’s Door

The local woman, whom I’ve mentioned twice in a couple of posts below, is now in deeper trouble.

Backing up again, she appears to have disrupted a mass shooting attack in 1999, perhaps related to intelligence community or corporate espionage. Her cousin got fired and was on the path to becoming postal *. She called the police, and within years her life was ruined and she has been driven partially out of her mind due to isolation and repeated trauma, likely also drugged and microwaved surreptitiously.

Her recent court case went down as a temporary and limited measure designed to get her to do some house cleaning. That really was what it seemed to boil down to. Though her mother and step-mother worked together to get her out of her house, this was the compromise.

Heard this secondhand, but may not actually be the case. Police showed up and said that she had been declared mentally ill and therefore must give up her weapons.

This is a woman who lives alone, has been–even if now she only imagines some of it due to longterm trauma–stalked at the very least by an ex-boyfriend who turned out to be a drug abuser and alcoholic.

So now it’s become a 2nd Amendment issue, at least to those who will show up the next time there’s an arrest or court appearance due to this. And some of those people will undoubtedly be the same ones who were at the Bundy Ranch.

To make matters more complicated, she now thinks that I am one of “them,” or as OS TIs put it, a perp, short for perpetrator.

I won’t go into details, but here’s a humorous tweet of mine from January 5th:

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Now, let me make something clear. This county is run by Republicans. I haven’t checked, but I’ll bet the judge at least leans that way. Peter King {R-NY} sponsored legislation that would prevent anyone who has been diagnosed mentally ill from purchasing guns. I even signed the petition based on what I read in part because of how it was sold, because I had not yet connected the dots on false-flag shootings, and even though…

I don’t own a gun, have no plans to ever own one, but I cannot see a reason to hand power {only police and occupying military forces, public and private, will have them} to governments that have already shown that they will take all the power from citizens that they can and lie about having done so.

Let me reiterate: it is both Republicans and Democrats doing so. As Democrats give lip service to progressive causes and then vote with whatever ALEC wants, so Republicans give lip service to the NRA and then turn around to do whatever our new oligarch overlords desire. Which is to leave the 99% as helpless as possible where legal remedy, rights, finances, and power are concerned.

Let me add further, again, that I believe those fanning the flames, Alex Jones and his ilk, are doing so on behalf of the US public/private NATSEC industry who in turn are serving transnational corporate interests. In essence, the US is bought, sold, and we’re going to be driven to civil war or something resembling it in order to restructure democracy into a dystopian mishmash of theocracy, thugocracy, neocon/neolib, Orwellian/Huxleyan/Wattsian nightmare. Democracy was a quaint experiment, and it’s going, going, gone.

Guns aren’t the answer, but then making sure that the only people who have them exhibit behaviors just as insane {see 11-13 Anger} as those we’re taking them from does not bode well. Not even close to all the cases and I mean just those developing within the last month or so:

Jersey City Man Shot in the Face and Blinded by Police Faces 30 Years in Prison truth-out.org/news/item/23220-jersey-city-man-shot-in-the-face-and-blinded-by-police-faces-30-years-in-prison

The LAPD Now Has Drones laweekly.com/informer/2014/05/30/the-lapd-now-has-drones

Campus cop fires gun at teens he caught making out in car parked at OK school rawstory.com/rs/2014/05/30/campus-cop-fires-gun-at-teens-he-caught-making-out-in-car-parked-at-ok-school/

Georgia Toddler in Induced Coma After Being Hurt by Police Grenade nbcnews.to/1nC3Fmf

Many, many more. So, if we must disarm, let’s disarm law enforcement as well. Fat chance:

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Do I sound like Alex Jones? Read again. I’m saying EVERYONE CALM THE F— DOWN AND FOCUS ON EXPOSING THE MAIN CULPRITS. He’s saying EVERYONE RISE UP AND ATTACK. And he’s not even consistent on who the target of such implied action should be.

As I noted on Twitter this morning with regards to the Matt DeHart story, there have been so many attempts at entrapment and similar that you have to ask, pretending for a moment that there’s still some sane person somewhere in the power structure, how many shows of assuming guilt using covert ops are enough? How many times are we going to do this song and dance before you just admit that you f—ed up?

Because as it continues, I have to assume that the real game plan, not the pretend one, is to just wait me out until I fall into one of these traps, have enough and do myself in, or just drop f—ing dead from the stress. That’s the message being sent. Received and understood all too well.

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I needed to not have my longterm bridges burned irrevocably, especially after helping out in the midterms.

“Wish in one hand…”

* Speaking of which, every outsourcing-happy politician’s favorite government whipping boy had a run with violence as well. Maybe I’m thinking way too small, limited.

BBD – On the Trail of the Deep State Beast {Updated}

The primary purpose of this post is to relate what I learned from a local TI {that’s Organized Stalking talk for Targeted Individual} whom I met with today for lunch. The stranger portion, however, involves who else was at the table and picked up the tab. A man who went to the Bundy Ranch in order to defend it.

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