Legislators confronted with chemtrail concerns
Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:00 am | Updated: 10:04 am, Wed Jan 5, 2011.
PHOENIX - She might be retired from political life, but former state senator Karen Johnson is not retired from being an activist. After serving in the House of Representatives for eight years and the senate for four, Johnson retired in 2008 to her home in Linden where she now has time to garden and become more active in issues that concern her.
One of these issues took her on a recent trip back to the state capital to try to bring the subject of chemtrails and geoengineering to her former colleagues, including Governor Jan Brewer and Senator Sylvia Allen who is from Snowflake.
Taking several people active in the chemtrail debate with her, Johnson visited the House, the Senate and Governor Brewer's offices, dropping off packets that contain the DVD "What in the World are they spraying," and articles and information on the subject.
The documentary was produced by G. Edward Griffin, Michael J. Murphy and Paul Wittenberger. Griffin is a writer and documentary film producer with many successful titles to his credit. Listed in Who's Who in America, he is well known for tackling difficult and controversial topics and presenting them in clear terms that are easy to understand. One of his most popular books is titled "The Creature from Jekyll Island."
The video attempts to answer the question of what is being sprayed in our skies and why. The answers they find are extremely disturbing. The producers visited Johnson at her home in Linden and she became part of the documentary. According to the website www.suite101.com, "Research indicates that the trails are part of a geoengineering program that may already be in its initial implementation phase. Scientists at the Carnegie Institution are using taxpayer money to lay the groundwork for injecting the atmosphere with materials they believe will artificially cool the planet, in a bid to stave off what we are told is modern civilization's greatest threat to date, anthropogenic global warming."
Mike and Bridget Conroy of Phoenix were also a part of the group and have spent years researching the chemtrail issue and conducting air samples. Their website www.arizonaskywatch.com tracks their work with pictures, articles and lab reports.
Though it was moving day and most legislators were not in their offices, the group met with Senator Allen for a few moments in her office. Senator Allen stated that she has been getting calls from her constituents on the issue and is interested in taking a look at the packet.
Other members of Johnson's group included friends Dinah Lundell and Doug and Judy Staab. A reporter from the Capitol Times newspaper was also there to do a short interview with Johnson.
Johnson managed to find a few other officials including Kevin Kinsall who works for Brewer in Environmental Quality. He took the packet and said he would review it and get back to Johnson.
Senator Cecil Ash from District 18 also promised to look into the issue. He is Chairman of the Health and Human Services committee.
Governor Brewer was not in her office, but staff members were handed the packets and asked to pass them on to their legislators. Johnson hopes that enough of them will become interested in the information to start a public dialogue on the issue. She also would like to see Arizona declare the state a "no-fly zone" for chemtrail spraying.
"The data found from the producers shows that one of the chemicals being sprayed is aluminum oxide which is toxic to all life," said an angry Johnson. "Alzheimer's has increased rapidly since they started spraying in the late 1990s."
Despite the fact that the chemtrail spraying has reportedly been going on since around 1998, there is little official recognition of the issue and in most cases out right denial. Johnson hopes that by bringing attention to the issue, it can be forced out into the open before too much damage is done.
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Karen Warnick – The Independent Senator Karen Johnson watches as Kevin Kinsall (right) looks over information from Mike Conroy on the amount of aluminum found in Phoenix air.Are the cloud-like streaks in the sky chemtrails or is it all a con tale?
Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:00 am |
Despite the lack of "official" information on the phenomenon known as chemtrails, plenty of scientists, journalists, researchers and ordinary citizens have created an alternative media buzz about the spraying of chemicals that can be seen on most days. According to www.globalengineeringwatch.org, "The program appeared to go ‘online' around 1997; though sightings of short-lived aerosol spray cloud construction goes back to the 1970s. Whistleblowers and discovered documents have identified the chemtrail program as Icarus, Deep Shield, Shield project and Project Cloverleaf. Now the government is calling it geoengineering."
"Geoengineering is the artificial modification of earth's climate systems through two primary ideologies, solar radiation management and carbon dioxide removal." Check out this site for a diagram of geoengineering: www.llnl.gov/news/newsreleases/2008/images/geoengineering_diagram_big.jpg.
The theory is that by putting "reflective nano-materials" in the stratosphere it will reflect sunlight back into space and prevent the escalation of global warming.
The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine and published a study in 2000 on greenhouse gasses, global warming, policy decisions and mitigations. Called "Policy Implications of Greenhouse Warming: Mitigation, Adaptation, and the Science Base, the study states in part, "...the most effective global warming mitigation turned out to be the spraying of reflective aerosol compounds into the atmosphere utilizing commercial, military and private aircraft."
According to the Department of Energy's Atmospheric Science Program (www.asp.bnl.gov), "The current focus of the program is aerosol radiative forcing of climate..."
Despite the controversial nature of the issue, there is plenty of thought-provoking information to consider the issue seriously, especially if paying attention to the sky leads to the question, "What in the world are they spraying," which is the title of a new documentary on chemtrails and geoengineering.
Doing a search of patents and companies involved in weather modification provides plenty of confirming information. Weather Modification, Inc. states on its web site, "Weather modification is commonly known as cloud seeding, cloud modification, atmospheric resource management, and precipitation management. Specifically we offer a complete range of services ... for rainfall increase, snow pack augmentation, hail suppression, and fog clearing."
Another popular theory that might have some basis in fact is that government is trying to control the weather for warfare activities. A well-known 52-page research document titled, "Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025" was commissioned by the Air Force. With such statements as: "A high-risk, high-reward endeavor, weather-modification offers a dilemma not unlike splitting the atom. While some segments of society will always be reluctant to examine controversial issues such as weather-modification, the tremendous military capabilities that could result from this field are ignored at our own peril." The paper makes a case for controlling the climate for war.
"In the United States, weather modification will likely become a part of national security policy with both domestic and international applications."
Chief among the concern of those who believe that a spraying program is in progress and reports from biologists around the country are directed at the high rate (thousands of times over government standards) of aluminum, barium and strontium that has been found in the environment.
The following information was found from several different company web sites that handle aluminum:
"The uptake of aluminum can take place through food, through breathing and by skin contact. Long lasting uptakes of significant concentrations of aluminum can lead to serious health effects, such as: damage to the central nervous system, dementia, loss of memory, listlessness, severe trembling, pulmonary fibrosis and lung damage."
Despite the lack of communication with the public over the chemtrail issue, watching the skies and asking, what in the world are they spraying is an issue that won't go away anytime soon.
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