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Does Air Force Chaff Count As Evidence Of Chemtrail Conspiracy?

Yesterday, in response to our chemtrails challenge, our reader Tom posted a link to a collection of articles by Stop Spraying California about allegations of the spraying of aluminum chaff by the Air Force. One of these articles actually referred to an actual body of data, claiming that the Air Force had acknowledged and detailed its release of aluminum chaff in a 1997 report.

This piece of data is genuine! The Government Accounting Office refers to the data in its own review of the environmental impact of aluminum chaff: DOD Management Issues Related to Chaff NSIAD-98-219, Sep 22, 1998. In 1997, the GAO confirms, the Air Force dropped “1.8 million bundles worldwide, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft used more than 354,000 bundles and 593 rolls, and Navy combat ships used about 10,000 large bundles” of aluminum chaff, not just in the United States, but around the world. Furthermore, the GAO concluded that the Department of Defense had been negligent, failing to follow up on promises to investigate the environmental and health effects of aluminum chaff.

So, we know that the American military has dropped a lot of potentially dangerous chaff in the U.S. and elsewhere. Is this, however, proof that of chemtrails?

Chemtrails conspiracy theories assert that dangerous levels of toxic materials are being purposefully deposited by the government, through distribution in long, artificial clouds behind airplanes at high altitudes. In order for data to constitute evidence of the reality of chemtrail conspiracies, then, the data need to show that any substance that has been distributed by government airplanes has been 1. Toxic, and 2. Purposefully toxic.

There is some question about whether the aluminum deposited through chaffing exercises is toxic. A research survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2005, prompted by concerns about the potential for impact of chaff upon endangered pronghorn antelopes, noted the existence of studies that concluded that chaff containing aluminum would not be harmful to either humans or animals: “Although there is potential for inhalation hazard to wildlife, two reports found that the risk is negligible. A study in the United Kingdom found that chaff particle size was too large for inhalation in humans and livestock (USAF 1997). Therefore, chaff is considered too large to be respired. When broken down, chaff would not cause adverse effects to terrestrial wildlife because aluminum and silicon are not very toxic when inhaled (NRL 1999).” The survey also noted a 1999 study of a worst case scenario at a military base in Nevada where chaffing exercises had been frequently run. That study, by the Naval Research Laboratory, “concluded that the deposition of chaff did not result in the accumulation of toxic substances in soils and that inhalation and ingestion exposure to domestic livestock and non-domestic grazers was not a concern due to the large size of chaff fibers, and because ingestion of unreasonably large amounts of chaff would be required to produce toxic effects.” Conducting its own worst-case scenario research, the Fish and Wildlife Service determined that “Sonoran pronghorn are not likely to be at risk from aluminum toxicity at BMGR due to chaff releases.”

There’s reason to doubt that chaffing exercises by the U.S. Air Force create toxic conditions for people on the ground. But, let’s say that chaff turns out to be toxic. Even then, we can’t count chaffing as chemtrail activity.

Chemtrails are purported to be the product of purposeful poisoning of the American people. The purpose of chaffing isn’t to poison anybody. Chaffing is conducted to protect military aircraft from incoming missiles. Chaffing exercises by military aircraft are intended to train pilots in how to successfully deploy chaff. Any damage that is caused to people or animals on the ground would be accidental.

The link provided by our reader Tom lists the following symptoms of chemtrails:

Short Term Effects of Chemtrails:
• Allergies
• Anxiety
• Asthma
• Brain Fog
• Breathing difficulties (Unexplained)
• Chronic sore or raspy throat
• Dizziness
• Eye and skin irritations
• Flatulence (gas)
• Flu-like symptoms
• Headaches
• itching (Unexplained)
• Nausea and Vomiting
• Nose bleeds (Unexplained)
• Panic attacks
• Persistent coughing
• Respiratory problems
• Stomach aches
• Suicidal thoughts
• Tinnitus (distant ringing in ears or high pitched sound after spraying)
• And many other symptoms"

Those “other symptoms” are then listed, and include autism, borderline personality disorder, fibromyalgia, learning disabilities, oily skin, schizophrenia, and sleep disorders. I am unable to find any peer-reviewed studies at all that link chaffing to these symptoms, or “brain fog”, “panic attacks”, or “suicidal thoughts”.

The huge range of symptoms that anti-chemtrail activists attribute to chemtrail exposure shows us another essential characteristic of the chemtrail conspiracy theory: The belief that chemtrails explain an immense range of mental and physical illnesses. Chaffing simply isn’t linked to all of these symptoms.

Chaffing also doesn’t fit with the chemtrail conspiracy theories in that Chemtrail conspiracy theorists say that dozens of chemtrails are created every day, all over the United States. Chaffing, however, takes place only in a few areas, relatively close to military bases.

Finally, the chemtrail conspiracy theorists assert that chemtrail programs are secret, illegal, and contain a huge range of toxic substances. The site Tom linked to lists the following as the components of chemtrail spray:

Aluminum Oxide Particles
Arsenic
Bacilli and Molds
Barium Salts
Barium Titanates
Cadmium
Calcium
Chromium
Desiccated Human Red Blood Cells
Ethylene Dibromide
Enterobacter Cloacal
Enterobacteriaceae
Human white Blood Cells-A (restrictor enzyme used in research labs to snip and combine DNA)
Lead
Mercury
Methyl Aluminum
Mold Spores
Mycoplasma
Nano-Aluminum-Coated Fiberglass
Nitrogen Trifluoride
Known as CHAFF)
Nickel
Polymer Fibers
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Pseudomonas Florescens
Radioactive Cesium
Radio Active Thorium
Selenium
Serratia Marcscens
Sharp Titanium Shards
Silver
Streptomyces
Stronthium
Sub-Micron Particles
(Containing Live Biological Matter)
Unidentified Bacteria
Uranium
Yellow Fungal Mycotoxins

Chaff is listed, but chemtrails are supposed to, according to the conspiracy theory that Tom cited, contain many more substances than just chaff. Besides, chaffing isn’t secret, and it isn’t illegal.

Chaffing doesn’t fit the bill. Proof of chaffing does not constitute proof of chemtrails.

Good for Tom for finding a page that links to some data – but we’re going to need to see a great deal more data than this to count the chemtrail challenge as having been met.

22 comments to Does Air Force Chaff Count As Evidence Of Chemtrail Conspiracy?

  • Tom

    Mood music FG.

    http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175693/tomgram%3A_rosner_and_markowitz%2C_your_body_is_a_corporate_test_tube/#more

    Just so you know how pervasive pollution is, whether or not you accept “chemtrails” (which are known as cloud seeding and now geo-engineering), please read the above article.

  • Happy2inform

    DR MICHAEL PECE ARIZONA 24 a 2002
    Once again, we in Arizona, missed our monsoon season. This is the two month period when we receive most of our rain. Apparently the Barium chemical removed the moisture from our atmosphere and we did not received any significant rain. Our drought continues.
    I am noticing my patients are coming in with frequent headaches, sinus congestion, asthma and ear infections in recent days/weeks. I attribute this to the allergic reactions to the chemicals which our government is spraying in OUR air! I have noticed that the “hair analysis” labs which I run on some of my patients all are indicating HIGH levels of Barium. My own hair analysis indicated high Barium levels. I am pretty familiar with diet and nutrition and quite honestly cannot think of any food that contain significant levels of Barium…Barium is not known to be absorbable in any significant degree. For this reason radiologists use barium for colonoscopy’s and other GI scans. Yet, we seem to have high levels of barium in our hair which means either barium is being stored from digestion or the hair is being contaminated by an outside source. I am quite concerned with this violation of our environment by a government that denies it is occurring, yet a person can step outside and watch our tax dollars at work.
    I am also angry that our Senators have no concern for us. I called Senator John McCain and Sen Jon Kyl to discuss this. Sen. McCain’s office did not have the decency to even return my call; Sen Kyle had an assistant call me and he spouted the party line that all I was experiencing was CON-TRAILS. Sorry, guys these are NOT contrails.

  • Happy2inform

    “Cardiovascular mortality and long-term exposure to particulate air pollution” U.S. National Library of Medicine (source)
    ME Cassani Report (with Will Thomas)
    http://www.oocities.org/marksrealm/project370.html margareta-erminia.cassani@worldnet.att.net
    I am a health and medicine journalist/author/editor for over 20 years. Since November 1998, I have been working on the health aspects of some biological material ejected from low-flying planes. These incidents involved houses splattered with a reddish-brown gel. After a friend had heard Will Thomas’ initial interview on Art Bell’s show in February 1999, we thought my investigation might be related to Mr. Thomas’ investigation of unusual-appearing contrail activity, so I contacted him with information about what I was working on and we agreed to join forces as partners/colleagues and jointly publish our findings together. Since that time, I have contributed information to Will’s investigation in the form of health/medical research into what possibly could be contained in the contrails that might be adversely affecting the health of people exposed to them. I also shared with Will the laboratory analysis of the samples I collected from these homes covered with the red-brown gel. [June 18, 2000]
    Pennsylvania Chemical Analysis reveals Bacteria and Mold in Chemspray Bacteria:
    a. Pseudomonas
    b. Staphylococcus
    c. Bacillus
    Fungus/Yeasts/Molds: a. Penicillium – as noted above, makes penicllin.
    b. Acremonium – a rather nasty organism, found in patients who are immunocomprised, most frequently AIDS patients.
    c. Yeasts – a primitive mold.
    Chemtrail Program Funding and Corporations http://willthomasonline.net/behind%20the%20chemtrails%20curtain.htm
    Was Art Bell (Chemtrail news reporter) assassinated?
    REFERENCES for 7 Kan, New Age New Era (15 n 2012)
    * Website pics “Strange Days, Strange Skies” http://imageevent.com/firesat/strangedaysstrangeskies
    * Will Thomas, Chemtrail Reporter http://rense.com/general38/update.htm
    * http://www.chemtrails911.com/lab_tests_and_effects.htm
    Rense – Wigington chemtrail discussion – mp3 – 39 minutes – 09 o 2012
    [1] Aluminum and barium at fatal levels in Arizona with 1000% (10 to 100x) over legal limit http://aircrap.org/toxic-barium-aluminum-levels-found-in-more-mohave-county-residents/331461/
    Strange days Strange skies http://imageevent.com/firesat/strangedaysstrangeskies?z=3&c=4&n=1&m=-1&w=4&x=0&p=14
    Chemtrails data reference listing http://www.rense.com/politics6/chemdatapage.html

  • Happy2inform

    The articles and reports I’m posting are so old they have cobwebs on them. This has been proven many many times over and again. Your denial makes you look ignorant . And your arrogant to think no one would want to eliminate people from a world that has 7 billion “too many” to control. Face it , there were cruel leaders and minions to aid them in the past in killing millions of people to gain power and control, and effectively wipe the targeted ” resource suckers” off the planet. And there IS the same , like minded , evil kind of people in power positions NOW. These evil leaders just have more technology. But history repeats its self time , and time again. You wouldn’t so much as acknowledge a chemtrail if it sprayed you in the face because you are one of them. What did they promise you? A seat in the DUMBS? Lol. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket bud, they say that to everyone as a means of obtaining obedience lol. By the way, what have you to say about the huge apocalypse paintings hanging in the Denver airport , where it is ADMITTED that they have underground city’s ” incase” of a apocalypse , so that humanity will survive ? And that no matter what , if anyone beats on the door and try’s to get in they WILL be shot. This came from the guard STANDING at the door to the DUMB at the airport , and this was recorded on camera . What have you to say about that ? Lol!

  • Happy2inform

    http://beforeitsnews.com/chemtrails/2012/08/chemtrails-you-are-now-breathing-ethylene-dibromide-virally-mutated-molds-nano-partic ulates-of-aluminum-and-barium-and-cationic-polymer-fibers-with-unidentified-bio-active-material-2430160.html
    Chemtrail Analysis http://www.chemtrails911.com/lab_tests_and_effects.htm
    Phoenix Air Quality Test Results
    cadmium is 126x the toxic limit,
    chromium is 282x the toxic limit and
    nickel is 169x the toxic limit.
    aluminum is a stagg 6,400x the toxic limit,
    iron is 28,000x the toxic limit,
    magnesium is 5.3x the toxic limit,
    potassium is 793x the toxic limit and
    sodium is 15.9x the toxic limit
    barium is 278x the toxic limit,
    copper is 98x the toxic limit,
    manganese is a staggering
    5,820x the toxic limit
    zinc is 593x the toxic limit
    Positive Lab Results Pennsylvania http://www.carnicom.com/lab1.htm
    American Heart Association Journal – Richard Verrier, PhD Illness and Find Particulate Matter http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/106/8/890.full
    Chronic barium intoxication disrupts sulphated proteoglycan synthesis: a hypothesis for the origins of multiple sclerosis.
    Dr. Bertell (Ph.D., biometrics) “I think they’re also a carrier for all kinds of biological and chemical warfare.”
    JAMA Reports on long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution. CONCLUSION: Long-term exposure to combustion-related fine particulate air pollution is an important environmental risk factor for cardiopulmonary and lung cancer mortality.
    American Medical Association says “Particulate matter air pollution is especially harmful to people with lung disease such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, as well as people with heart disease.”
    United States Environmental Protection Agency says “scientific studies have linked particulate matter,… with a series of significant health problems, including: Premature death.” This article clearly states particulate matter is not good for you yet they say nothing about the aerosol operations which intentionally put particulate matter in our air.
    Barium, Magnesium, Lead, Manganese, Aluminum, Iron, Sodium, and Specific Conductance (the ability of water to conduct a charge), were being found under unusual circumstances in our drinking water supplies.
    Factsheet on: BARIUM
    Global Survey Finds Asthma Deaths on the Rise By William J. Kole Associated Press (source)

  • Happy2inform

    Another Las Vegas resident, Sandy Range, grew up within
    an outdoors field and stream-type family and has been
    watching the weather and the skies all her life.
    Holding a degree from Syracuse University, Range moved
    to Las Vegas in 1989. “I first began to notice the
    chemtrails in late ’96 – 14 criss-crossed miles-long
    vapor trails that didn’t evaporate like the norm. I
    began to see them weekly, then daily,” Range states
    matter-of-factly.
    One early morning in ’99 Range was returing from
    Henderson when a low-flying craft dropped a trail right
    overhead along Boulder Highway. “It covered my car with
    a sticky web-like coating and I saved a specimen in a
    jar. Microscopic fiber-like filaments,” Range reports.
    Government denials, as usual.
    http://www.bbsradio.com/cgi-bin/webbbs/archive_config.pl?md=read;id=4037
    Main stream press reports on “Chemtrails” aerial
    spraying that’s making people sick.
    This is a must read.
    http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050819/headline1.html
    Indications of a concerted cover-up came in
    February 2003, when a retired Southern Baptist preacher
    named Everett Burton finally succeeded in reaching
    C-span. After voicing his opinion on the Clinton
    impeachment trial, this former minister told Americans
    to get a copy of the Constitution and read it to
    realize what they have lost. Rev. Burton then advised
    viewers not to take his word for what was happening in
    the US, “just look up in the skies as the planes
    regularly spray contrails across the skies, spraying
    people and making them ill.” At that point, Rev. Burton
    was cut off. The screen flipped from C-span to the
    Tennessee state seal, remained silent for several
    minutes.
    CHEMTRAILS ARE OVER LAS VEGAS
    Marcus K. Dalton
    Tribune Media Group
    Part 1
    Editor’s Note: Las Vegas residents are increasingly
    noticing the appearance of chemical trails overhead.
    They appear EVERY weekend without fail, the only
    exception being the two weeks after September 11, 2001.
    Such “chemtrails” are substantially different in
    appearance to the normal condensation trails left by
    jet airliners. The difference is that while
    condensation trails are composed of water vapor that
    dissipates rapidly, “chemtrails” linger much longer and
    spread out over time to eventually cover the sky with a
    thin haze. This week the Las Vegas Tribune begins a
    two-part article to examine the undeniable and
    mysterious phenomena of Chemtrails Over Las Vegas.
    Last year a concerned reader wrote to the Idaho
    Observer: “Driving across Idaho and Nevada we saw
    normal condensation trails in the skies above north
    Idaho and we were habitually looking up as we drove
    toward Las Vegas. We had noticed that the sparsely
    populated areas in Nevada had brilliantly clear blue
    skies and that the occasional airplane left vapor
    trails that dissipated normally. But as soon as we
    neared Las Vegas, in the skies directly above the city,
    we watched what appeared to be a military C-135
    Transports spraying something over the populated areas.
    When the planes were no longer directly over Las Vegas,
    they continued flying leaving a vapor trail that
    dissipated normally.”
    It has been reported that the “chemtrails” contain
    ethylene dibromide — a substance that has been an
    additive to gasoline and airplane fuels as well as a
    banned pesticide. Ethylene dibromide has been linked to
    kidney and liver damage and is an immunosuppressive and
    a lung irritant.
    William Thomas, who has researched chemtrails since
    their appearance in the latter 90s, has noted stunted
    plant growth in once-healthy gardens and wilderness
    areas in Santa Fe and Aspen. Similar plant problems are
    commonly associated with chemtrails in other regions of
    the U.S.
    A brief history of the chemtrail phenomenon can be
    traced to a Washington state man who told award-winning
    investigative reporter William Thomas that he’d become
    ill on New Year’s Day 1999 after watching several jets
    make strange lines in the sky. Within six months,
    Thomas, writing primarily for the Environmental News
    Service, has detailed 1000s of eyewitness reports of
    chemtrails from 40 states.
    “Mainstream newspapers have gone out of their way to
    dismiss these eyewitness accounts,” Thomas told the New
    Mexican newspaper in June 1999, “It’s easier to sell
    UFOs to major media than a phenomena as close in many
    cities as the nearest window.”
    Especially disturbing for residents of heavily
    chemtrailed communities like Las Vegas is a “chemtrail
    sickness” associated with heavy spray days leaving many
    stricken people complaining of the “flu” and acute
    allergic reactions months after the flu season has
    ended. Upper and lower respiratory and gastrointestinal
    ailments remain unusually high in many spray areas,
    along with debilitating fatigue – and something even
    more worrying.
    What’s going on?
    Thomas is convinced that we are under “deliberate
    biological attack” by agents known only to top military
    and government officials responsible for permitting
    continuing over-flights by unmarked spray aircraft.
    Government officials deny that anything unusual is
    taking place, yet increasing numbers of concerned
    observers are seeing 727-like aircraft painted
    “all-white with a black stripe up the middle of
    fuselage” laying long and often cries-crossing
    chemtrail patterns over Southern Nevada and elsewhere.
    None of the planes carry identifying markings.
    Pat Edgar has been watching the jets spraying over
    eastern Oklahoma since a sunny day in October, 1997
    when as many as 30 contrails gradually occluded the
    sky. “They look like they’re playing tic-tac-toe up
    there,” he says. “You know darn well it’s not passenger
    planes.” Edgar says he has watched “cob-webbing stuff
    coming down” from the zigzagging jets flying “all day
    long, line after line, back-and-forth, like furrows in
    a farm field.” Edgar adds “There is a lot of Lupus in
    the area now. A lot of women have come down with it.”
    One source, who spoke to the Tribune under condition of
    anonymity, working as a civilian archeologist on
    government land throughout Nevada, began to notice “all
    white unmarked aircraft” preparing for take-off at
    Nellis AFB and at the Mancamp Complex near Tonapah in
    the late-90s. “It was these unmarked planes that were
    constantly laying down the criss-crossing X patterns of
    lingering chemical-spray trails over Southern Nevada.”
    When the archeologist asked the military escort who
    accompanied the civilian research team into ‘sensitive’
    areas around Nellis, about the planes, the reply
    received was, “You didn’t see anything.”
    Another Las Vegas resident, Sandy Range, grew up within
    an outdoors field and stream-type family and has been
    watching the weather and the skies all her life.
    Holding a degree from Syracuse University, Range moved
    to Las Vegas in 1989. “I first began to notice the
    chemtrails in late ’96 – 14 criss-crossed miles-long
    vapor trails that didn’t evaporate like the norm. I
    began to see them weekly, then daily,” Range states
    matter-of-factly.
    One early morning in ’99 Range was returing from
    Henderson when a low-flying craft dropped a trail right
    overhead along Boulder Highway. “It covered my car with
    a sticky web-like coating and I saved a specimen in a
    jar. Microscopic fiber-like filaments,” Range reports.
    Government denials, as usual.
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio authored the Space
    Preservation Act of 2001, which sought a “permanent ban
    against weapons in space,” specifically banning
    “chemtrails” as weapons. But in a subsequent version of
    the bill, the “chemtrails” language disappeared
    entirely. The missing words suggest an eyes-wide-open
    denial, which says as much about the cover-up as it
    does about the spraying that’s plainly visible in the
    sky.
    In a front-page story entitled “Conspiracy theorists
    look up,” the Akron Beacon Journal noted that
    Kucinich’s bill “had been rewrittenand the references
    to chemtrails and the other types of weapons were
    quietly eliminated.” The Beacon Journal article,
    linking chemtrails to conspiracies, resulted from
    massive local pressure. Michel Massullo of Akron
    provided that newspaper with rolls of photos of plane
    trails and a sworn affidavit attesting to extensive
    aerial activity over that city.
    The U.S. Air Force Website refutes the “Chemtrail Hoax”
    as having been around since 1996, “accusing the Air
    Force of being involved in spraying the U.S.
    population” with mysterious substances: “Several
    authors cite an Air University research paper titled
    ‘Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in
    2025? that suggests the Air Force is conducting weather
    modification experiments. The purpose of that paper was
    part of a thesis to outline a strategy for the use of a
    future weather modification system to achieve military
    objectives and it does not reflect current military
    policy, practice, or capability. The Air Force is not
    conducting any weather modification experiments or
    programs and has no plans to do so in the future. The
    ‘chemtrail’ hoax has been investigated and refuted by
    many established and accredited universities,
    scientific organizations, and major media
    publications.”
    Explaining the government’s position, Lieutenant
    Colonel Michael K. Gibson of the U.S. Air Force wrote
    U.S. Representative Mark Green in August 2000 and
    stated, “The term ‘chemtrail’ is a hoax that began
    circulating approximately three years ago which asserts
    the government is involved in a joint federal program
    of covert spraying of the public.”
    But many intelligent researchers call Gibson’s
    communique a classic non-denial denial: Gibson is
    denying that the Air Force is secretly spraying U.S.
    citizens. The reality is the U.S. Space Command and
    other government agencies are involved in ongoing
    experiments for military and environmental purposes
    that involve aerial spraying, and the microfibers and
    other sprayed chemicals inevitably fall to earth,
    putting the public at risk.
    Before you believe Gibson’s and the government’s
    “denial,” do an Internet search for the following
    terms: “Joint Vision for 2020? and “Weather is a Force
    Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025?, a whitepaper
    by MIT’s Bernard Eastlund and H-bomb father Edward
    Teller. Before he died in 2003, Teller was director
    emeritus of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,
    where plans for nuclear, biological and directed energy
    weapons are crafted. In 1997, Teller publicly outlined
    his proposal to use aircraft to scatter through the
    stratosphere millions of tons of
    electrically-conductive metallic materials, ostensibly
    to reduce global warming.
    Two scientists working at Wright Patterson Air Force
    Base confirmed to the Ohio newspaper, Columbus Alive,
    that they were involved in aerial spraying experiments.
    One involved aluminum oxide spraying related to global
    warming and the other involved barium stearate and had
    to do with high-tech military communications.
    And even in the face of government denials,
    environmental laboratories have begun to identify an
    extremely toxic component of the spray drifting over
    cities and countryside. Several independent sources
    claim that samples of fallout from the lingering smoke
    trails and have been independently tested and found to
    contain ethylene dibromide (EDB).
    In 1998, a US Air Force public affairs officer told
    residents of Las Vegas that their sudden upsurge of
    respiratory ailments could have come from “routine”
    fuel-dumping by military aircraft reducing weight for
    landing.
    An extremely hazardous pesticide, EDB was banned by the
    US Environmental Protection Agency in 1983. But in
    1991, the composition of jet fuel used by commercial
    and military jet aircraft in the U.S. was changed from
    JP4 to somewhat less flammable JP8. A Department of
    Defense source says the move “has saved some lives” in
    air crashes. Ethylene dibromide is a key component of
    JP8.
    The 1991 Chemical Hazards of the Workplace warns that
    repeated exposure to low levels of ethylene dibromide
    results in “general weakness, vomiting, diarrhea, chest
    pains, coughing and shortness of breath, upper
    respiratory tract irritation” and respiratory failure
    caused by swelling of the lymph glands in the lungs.
    “Deterioration of the heart, liver and kidneys, and
    hemorrhages in the respiratory tract,” can also result
    from prolonged contact with JP8.
    According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s
    hazardous materials list: “Ethylene dibromide is a
    carcinogen and must be handled with extreme caution.” A
    seven-page summary of this pesticide’s extreme toxicity
    notes that EDB may also damage the reproductive system.
    According to the EPA, “Exposure can irritate the lungs,
    repeated exposure may cause bronchitis, development of
    cough, and shortness of breath. It will damage the
    liver and kidneys”.
    Mark Witten, a respiratory physiologist at the
    University of Arizona in Tucson where an official US
    Air Force study on JP8 was carried out, told Scientist
    in March, 1998 that crew chiefs “seem to have more
    colds, more bronchitis, more chronic coughs than the
    people not exposed to jet fuel.”
    EDB is 6.5-times heavier than air. Unlike normal
    condensation trails, the thick white streamers being
    sprayed from downward-pointing tail-booms over at least
    39 states does not dissipate, but spreads into an
    overcast that refracts a purple color in sunlight and
    appears suddenly as an oily film in puddles and ponds.
    Hundreds of photographs and videotapes made by ground
    observers show pairs or larger formations of aircraft
    spreading a white mist that thickens and drifts toward
    the ground. Thousands of eye-witnesses – including
    police officers, pilots, military and public health
    personnel – have provided detailed accounts of aerial
    spraying in characteristic “X”s and east-to-west grid
    patterns, followed by occluded skies – and acute
    auto-immune reactions and respiratory infections
    throughout affected regions.
    Severe headaches, nosebleeds, shortness of breath,
    joint pain and a dry hacking cough “that never leaves”
    are being reported by countless Americans jamming
    hospital Emergency Rooms from coast to coast. While
    December and January are traditionally bad months for
    asthma sufferers, patients, doctors and nurses across
    the U.S. report hospital wards filled to overflowing
    with bronchitis, pneumonia and acute asthma admissions
    at up to twice-normal winter rates.
    “We’re getting sprayed real heavily with the
    chemtrails,” a Las Vegas resident told the Tribune. ”
    On some days it’s just total saturation.”
    As over-filled Pennsylvania hospitals were forced to
    divert respiratory emergencies to other facilities with
    bed space, a south-central Pennsylvania resident,
    Deborah Kammerer, looked out her window and watched
    aircraft “flying and dispersing over the city. It was
    supposed to be a clear sunny day. It became more
    overcast as the day progressed. I observed how the
    white trails widened out and settled down creating a
    haze over everything.”
    Where is the mainstream media’s reporting of this mass
    phenomenon? Indications of a concerted cover-up came in
    February 2003, when a retired Southern Baptist preacher
    named Everett Burton finally succeeded in reaching
    C-span. After voicing his opinion on the Clinton
    impeachment trial, this former minister told Americans
    to get a copy of the Constitution and read it to
    realize what they have lost. Rev. Burton then advised
    viewers not to take his word for what was happening in
    the US, “just look up in the skies as the planes
    regularly spray contrails across the skies, spraying
    people and making them ill.” At that point, Rev. Burton
    was cut off. The screen flipped from C-span to the
    Tennessee state seal, remained silent for several
    minutes.

  • Tom

    Here’s a short one from the Discovery Channel:

    • Happy2inform

      Good work Tom, but as you can very well see, these guys WON’T agree to anything because that’s going against what this whole web page is about .Their job is to DISCRIEDIT evidence of currupt schemes and attacks against the American people. Not agree with it lol

    • Happy2inform

      TOM: please read this (well the most you have time to , and then yesterday the PROOF of this spilled out in the media to prove this to be true , I will post the truth in the next comment down

      By Pamela Rae Schuffert presenting investigative journalism from a Biblical Christian perspective-

      http://www.AmericanHolocaustComing.blogspot.com
      Truth-4-All@hotmail.com

      With my previous Navy SEAL report regarding May 5th, 2013 being exposed as the beginning of what has previously been referred to as “OPERATION: RING OF FIRE,” the plan to bring America down under martial law through a series of covertly staged nationwide nuclear/explosion disasters, many people across America now believe that ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN.

      And they are correct…barring the divine intervention of Almighty God and His grace. And the actions of courageous people risking their lives behind the scenes to try and stop them

      May 5th, 2013, allegedly marked the kick-off date for this covert operation to begin nationwide. This was revealed to me by a Navy SEAL source linked with a high level Commander involved with nuclear disaster safety in the Pentagon.

      Interestingly, today (May 6th) marks the first day of a series of nuclear disaster “drills” across MONTANA.

      COINCIDENCE???

      But have you noticed the recent previous patterns in America, of how cities planning to have disaster “drills” are experiencing THE REAL THING with REAL explosions and victims AT THE VERY SAME TIME as the “drill”???

      This just happened in Boston recently with the BMB. And also in Waco, TX. Staged “drills” becoming the real thing with real victims…and of course the actors for added effect…proving that these were highly planned false flags/black ops planned well in advance.

      And always remember: they used this BMB staged false flag operation in BOSTON to THEN DECLARE MARTIAL LAW in this city!

      People were marched out of their homes, hands raised in the air, and their homes searched.The city was placed under a state of emergency and lock-down.

      This has always been the plan to be used to declare martial law regionally and nationally. They will deliberately stage the “disasters,” and then use them to justify declaring MARTIAL LAW…and then begin to impose their police state plans of the NWO.

      The Illuminati symbol for “Order Out of Chaos”

      The NWO planners call this “ORDER OUT OF CHAOS.”

      However, THEY are the ones who deliberately create the chaos, and out of it’s ashes then bring for their NEW WORLD ORDER. DESTRUCTION of the old order, and then here comes THE NEW.

      The emerging pattern across America is becoming frighteningly clear.

      My SEAL source had revealed to me, before going permanently underground last week, that they had previously intercepted a planted nuke in the HELENA region of Montana during their past month of their underground nuke detecting/disabling covert operations in three states (Oregon, Washington and Montana).

      “I am glad we intercepted that one in Helena, because I have some family members living in that region…” he told me.

      I am now slowly beginning to understand more about the actual nature of “OPERATION: RING OF FIRE.”

      When I first heard of this RING OF FIRE plan to impose martial law nationwide, I was never told the finer details of how it was to be actually carried out.

      I was simply informed that it would be a series of deadly explosions across America, forming as it were a “ring of fire” across the nation, and that it would be used to declare martial law irrevocably, abolishing the Constitution and hence ushering in the NWO plan to take over America.

      Apparently, rather then having these deadly planted nukes and disasters happen ALL AT ONCE across this nation, as I clearly stated on May 5th might happen, it tentatively appears now that they are going to do this incrementally, step by step.

      Because obviously, there were no mass detonations nationwide, all at once, on May 5th, 2013 (thank GOD.)

      We are dealing with the complex realms of the unknown. How much deadly destruction was actually held back on May 5th by nationwide prayer, we as Christians can never know perhaps until we get to heaven.

      And how much was restrained by the brave actions of the anti-NWO underground military resistance, with their rogue nuke detecting/disabling activities even last month, we can never fully know.

      But TODAY, the state of MONTANA (where I live) is starting drills centering around nuclear disaster theme.

      And this immediately follows May 5th.

      Again, only a coincidence???

      And I am now receiving more reports of practice “disaster drills” to be conducted across this nation in various locations, including near a theme park in PA.

      This one will occur May 15th, 2013.

      http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/05/massive-disaster-drill-planned-for-may-13th-at-dorney-theme-park-in-pennsylvania-2638746.html

      http://intellihub.com/2013/05/04/massive-disaster-drill-planned-at-pennsylvania-amusement-park-on-may-13/

      Looks like things just may be beginning to heat up now across this nation.

      All of this has been a big wake up call to ME as well.

      I once thought I was alerted and awakened previously. But with the past week’s experience providing a rare glimpse into the covert world of the Patriot military underground battling the NWO agenda for America, and the deaths of several people connected with this, I remain thoroughly shaken.

      I now have many MORE questions about all this. I am also now researching more about nuclear disasters and preparations we can make to face such crises.

      ALL of what happened last week that I reported on, my encounter with a Navy SEAL, really DID happen. Several people connected with him DID die just last week as I spent time interviewing him. All of this has been a sobering learning experience for me as well.

      I am now forced to reassess personal safety issues due to the sensitive information I just received and published, and make decisions accordingly.

      Once again, I have found myself on an information journey to uncover the truth. But then, aren’t we all?

      Please continue to pray for our nation, and for the protection of countless innocent lives as the NWO forces from hell seek to destablize America and bring their NWO down at last, through their staged series of disasters.

      -Pamela Rae Schuffert-

    • Happy2inform

      WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel demanded more information Wednesday after the Air Force removed 17 launch officers from duty at a nuclear missile base in North Dakota over what a commander called “rot” in the force. The Air Force struggled to explain, acknowledging concern about an “attitude problem” but telling Congress the weapons were secure.
      Hagel reacted strongly after The Associated Press reported the unprecedented sidelining of the officers at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., where one of their commanders complained of “such rot” that even the willful violation of safety rules — including a possible compromise of launch codes — was tolerated.

      The AP quoted from an internal email written by Lt. Col. Jay Folds, deputy commander of the 91st Operations Group, which is responsible for all Minuteman 3 missile launch crews at Minot. He lamented the remarkably poor reviews they received in a March inspection. Their missile launch skills were rated “marginal,” which the Air Force told the AP was the equivalent of a “D’’ grade.
      “We are, in fact, in a crisis right now,” Folds wrote in the email to his subordinates.
      In response, the Air Force said the problem does not suggest a lack of proper control over the nuclear missiles but rather was a symptom of turmoil in the ranks.
      “The idea that we have people not performing to the standard we expect will never be good and we won’t tolerate it,” Gen. Mark Welsh, the service’s top general, said when questioned about the problem at a congressional hearing on budget issues.
      Underlying the Minot situation is a sense among some that the Air Force’s nuclear mission is a dying field, as the government considers further reducing the size of the U.S. arsenal.
      Welsh noted that because there are a limited number of command positions to which missile launch officers can aspire within the nuclear force, those officers tend to believe they have no future.
      “That’s actually not the case, but that’s the view when you’re in the operational force,” Welsh said. “We have to deal with that.”
      Hagel himself, before he was defense secretary, signed a plan put forward a year ago by the private group Global Zero to eliminate the Air Force’s intercontinental ballistic missiles and to eventually eliminate all nuclear weapons. At his Senate confirmation hearing he said he supports President Barack Obama’s goal of zero nuclear weapons but only through negotiations.
      Hagel’s spokesman, George Little, said the defense secretary was briefed on the Minot situation as reported by the AP on Wednesday and demanded that he be provided more details.
      Welsh’s civilian boss, Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, suggested a silver lining to the trouble at Minot. The fact that Minot commanders identified 17 underperformers was evidence that the Air Force has strengthened its monitoring of the nuclear force, he said. And he stressed that launch crew members typically are relatively junior officers — lieutenants and captains — with limited service experience.

      Donley noted that he is particularly sensitive to any indication of weakness in the nuclear force because he took over as Air Force secretary in October 2008 after his predecessor, Michael Wynne, was fired by then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates for a series of nuclear embarrassments. Donley was charged with cleaning up the problem.
      “You will be a bench warmer for at least 60 days,” Folds told them in his email.
      The 17 cases mark the Air Force’s most extensive sidelining ever of launch crew members, according to Lt. Col. Angie Blair, a spokeswoman for Air Force Global Strike Command, which oversees the missile units as well as nuclear-capable bombers. The 91st Missile Wing has 150 officers assigned to launch control duty.
      In his congressional testimony, Welsh said Folds and other senior commanders determined that the problematic launch officers had “more of an attitude problem than a proficiency problem.”
      He said he wished Folds had “used different language” in his email.
      “The word ‘rot’ didn’t excite me, but it got my attention,” Welsh said, adding that he does not believe “rot” is the problem. “I don’t believe we have a nuclear surety risk at Minot Air Force Base,” referring to the danger of an accident or unauthorized launch.
      The email obtained by the AP describes a culture of indifference at Minot, with at least one intentional violation of missile safety rules and an apparent unwillingness among some to challenge or report those who violate rules.
      In response to AP inquiries, the Air Force said the lapses never put the security of the nuclear force at risk. It said the officers who lost their certification to operate ICBMs are now getting more training with the expectation that they will return to normal duty within about two months. The missiles remain on their normal war footing, officials said.
      In addition to the 17, possible disciplinary action is pending against one other officer at Minot who investigators found had intentionally broken a safety rule in an unspecified act that could have compromised the secret codes that enable the launching of missiles that stand on high alert in underground silos in the nation’s midsection. Officials said there was no compromise of missile safety or security.
      Advising his troops on April 12 that they had “fallen,” Folds wrote that drastic corrective action was required because “we didn’t wake up” after the March inspection that he said amounted to a failure, even though the unit’s overall performance technically was rated “satisfactory.”
      “And now we’re discovering such rot in the crew force that your behavior while on alert is accepting of” weapons safety rule violations, possible code compromises and other failings, “all in the name of not inconveniencing yourselves,” Folds wrote.
      Folds also complained about unwarranted questioning of orders from superior officers by launch crews and failure to address superiors with the proper respect.
      “It takes real leaders to lead through a crisis and we are, in fact, in a crisis right now,” he wrote.
      When the AP inquired about the Folds email, the Air Force arranged a telephone interview with one of Folds’ superiors, Col. Robert Vercher, commander of the 91st Missile Wing.
      “We are frustrated anytime we’re performing less than we expect of ourselves,” Vercher said, adding that he and other senior officers are implementing an aggressive and innovative plan to restore a record of high performance.
      “There was a problem,” Vercher said. “And we will fix it.”
      ___
      Follow Robert Burns on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/robertburnsAP

      • Happy2inform

        I’m SURE F.G will have a perfectly logical explanation for what I just posted! Ha!

        • Happy2inform

          PRESS RELEASEMay 7, 2013, 8:17 a.m. ET
          UFOs Disabling Nuclear Missiles: Former Senator Says Veterans’ Testimony is the “Smoking Gun” Confirming a U.S. Government Cover-up

          WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following was released today by Robert Hastings:

          In an interview with ABC News/Yahoo! News last Friday, former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel (D-Alaska) said statements by U.S. Air Force nuclear missile launch officers–regarding mysterious aerial objects interfering with the functionality of American ICBMs–make clear that top government officials are lying to the public when they claim to have no knowledge of national security-related UFO incidents.

          Gravel first gained national recognition in 1971, by placing the still-classified Pentagon Papers–which documented U.S. government malfeasance during the Vietnam War–into the public record.

          Gravel said the revelations by former/retired Captains Robert Salas, Bruce Fenstermacher, and David Schindele, as well as retired Security Policeman Sgt. David Scott, are “the smoking gun of the whole issue” of government secrecy on UFOs.

          The interview may be viewed at http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/former-sen-mike-grave l-says-white-house-suppressing-112957111.html?vp=1.

          On September 27, 2010, Captain Salas co-hosted the “UFOs and Nukes” press conference with noted researcher Robert Hastings, during which seven USAF veterans revealed ongoing UFO activity at U.S. nuclear weapons sites during the Cold War era. That media event was extensively and favorably covered by hundreds of news organizations worldwide, including CNN, which streamed the proceedings live.

          The full-length video of the press conference appears at http://www.ufohastings.com/.

          The latest testimony–about UFOs knocking ICBMs offline–was heard by Senator Gravel and five other former members of congress at the “Citizen Hearing on Disclosure” organized by Stephen Bassett at the National Press Club last week.

          Hastings decided not to participate in that event, saying, “It’s unfortunate that Bassett chose to mingle the highly credible testimony of the missile launch officers, and the missile security guard, with questionable claims made by some of the other witnesses at the hearing. That is counter-productive if one is attempting to educate the public about the UFO reality and undercuts the legitimacy of the Disclosure process that he supposedly wants to bring about.”

          Hastings has interviewed over 140 U.S. military veterans regarding their involvement in nukes-related UFO incidents over the years. His summary of their tape recorded accounts may be found in UFOs and Nukes: Extraordinary Encounters at Nuclear Weapons Sites, which is available at his website, http://www.ufohastings.com, for $23.95. (Scalpers resell it at Amazon for $85 and up.)

          “An advanced, outside third party has been tampering with American and Russian nukes,” Hastings says.

          CONTACT: Robert Hastings, ufohastings@aol.com

          SOURCE Robert Hastings

          /Web site: http://www.ufohastings.com

          ****The Wall Street Journal news department was not involved in the creation of this content.*** (LOL!)

          http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130507-908600.html

          • Once again, this article says NOTHING about chemtrails!

            Happy, are you genuinely unbalanced, or are you just playing the game of Troll?

            In the future, obviously off-topic copy-and-paste comments like this from you will be deleted.

            Stick to chemtrails, please.

      • Happy, this article has nothing at all to do with chemtrail allegations. It describes an allegation of discipline among a group of soldiers who had some responsibility related to America’s nuclear weapons. There is no debate that the US has many nuclear weapons, but nuclear weapons are not chemtrails!

        Why did you post this here?

        • Bill

          C’mon, FG! Air Force, atom bombs, Pamela Rae, UFOs, African-American President, micro-chips, Baby Jesus, tinsel falling from the skies…CAN’T YOU SEE IT’S ALL COMING TOGETHER??? Revelations 132:537! My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives!

        • Happy2inform

          My FIRST posts WERE about chemtrail s , overlook much?

          • Happy, I’m not talking about your posts that are on topic. I told you I would respond to those, and I will. I am in the process of reviewing that information. Your off-topic posts are what I’m talking about.

            I don’t overlook much. I think you have, a bit, Happy.

        • Happy2inform

          Lucky I’m not using name , computer, cell phone , email associated with who I really am, or I’m afraid I would be offended by your blocking of me. And why would you block someone for telling the truth and posting articles? Oh I forgot you guys are good at censoring people who tell the truth!

          • Happy, we censor spam all the time. You’re posting long, long articles that have nothing to do with the topic at hand. That’s commonly regarded as a form of trolling, and we’re not going to tolerate it. The challenge has to do with chemtrails. The conversation is about chemtrails, not other wacko conspiracy theories like alien invasions.

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