EATING CHEERIOS DOESN'T MAKE YOU HEALTHIER, IT JUST MAKES GENERAL MILLS WEALTHIER
Global Revolution 1: American Revolution 2: Day 76: Communication 1
IronBoltBruce's Kleptocracy Chronicles for 1 Dec 2011 (g1a2d0076c1)
How many examples of greed and corruption must you see before you act?
Our corporations are lying to us, America. They sell us happiness and health, they deliver anything but, and they're getting away with it. Why? Because in many cases they've paid politicians and "lobbied" bureaucrats to twist the rules to where it is legal to lie - or at least legal to hide the truth. Here is one example from many:
Unless you're one of the few Americans with the wisdom and discipline to throw their TV out the window, you've probably seen commercials like this one wherein GMO cereal king General Mills claims that "Cheerios, made from all grain natural oats, is the only leading cold cereal clinically proven to lower cholesterol."
That claim may be legally true, but it is patently false for the following reasons:
1. Cheerios may be "made from all grain natural oats", but it also "made from" many other ingredients. The Cheerios website assures us that "All Cheerios cereal varieties have at least 8 grams of whole grain per serving", but omits the fact that a "serving" is 28 grams:
And what's in the other 20 grams? This article will give you some idea. Pay special attention to the commentary regarding genetically modified corn starch and trisodium phosphate (TSP), which is a cleaning compound:
2. As we reported earlier, in the USA "natural" has no regulated meaning with respect to food or food labels. Consequently, General Mills can legally refer to the oats in Cheerios as "natural" regardless of any genetically engineered origin. The truth is that General Mills "...continues to use genetically-modified (GM) ingredients in its cereal products, as well as corn syrup, artificial flavors, and artificial colorings - all of which wreak havoc on health...":
3. The part about Cheerios being "the only leading cold cereal clinically proven to lower cholesterol" uses the "leading" adjective to avoid challenges from cereals that might be healthier but not as well known. And the "clinically proven" phrase that provides the claim's sole source of credibility refers to a study "conducted by Provident Clinical Research, a for-profit institute that gets paid by General Mills and other manufacturers to design, implement, and analyze tests that will always shine a bright light on the product in question."
Even the FDA found the claims based on that study to be suspect:
The opening sentence in this General Mills press release (propaganda piece) reads "Research presented today at the Experimental Biology Meeting revealed Cheerios can help lower cholesterol by 10 percent in one month."
This is another cleverly-worded deception. General Mills doesn't directly claim that "Cheerios can help lower cholesterol", but rather states that was "revealed" by "research", which as we just explained was tainted. The fact that tainted research was presented at some "Experimental Biology Meeting" sounds auspicious but means nothing. And once the lie is unleashed, the distortion of the truth becomes pandemic. They've even got Lance Armstrong lying for them, and the lie goes unretracted even after he knew about the FDA warning letter:
General Mills doesn't care about your health. General Mills only cares about their wealth.
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SHOW ME WHAT KLEPTOCRACY LOOKS LIKE! THIS IS WHAT KLEPTOCRACY LOOKS LIKE!
Kleptocracy [klep-TOK-ruh-see]: A government or state in which those in power exploit national resources and steal; rule by a thief or thieves. See also the United States of America where, as Goethe said, "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." Want documented examples of the corporate greed that corrupts our government and fuels the Revolution? Find dozens here, with more to come:
IT IS NO COINCIDENCE THAT OF THE LAST 14 U.S. PRESIDENTS, 7 HAVE BEEN DEMOCRATS AND 7 HAVE BEEN REPUBLICANS.
Our Kleptocracy-controlled media focuses on America's two-year election cycles as if who wins or loses in the swinging of the pendulum was a matter of life or death, when in fact even at the Presidential level it makes no more difference than the outcomes of Monday Night Football, American Idol, Dancing With The Stars, Hillbilly Handfishing or the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor. U.S. elections are staged primarily to give Sheeple the illusion of control so they will (a) vent their frustrations and expend their energy, emotions and resources supporting or attacking the Puppet on the Left hand or the Puppet on the Right, and consequently (b) never recognize and challenge the common omnipotent Puppetmaster.
There was no real change in 2008. There was no real change in 2010. There WILL be real change in 2012, but it won't be coming from tele-brainwashed couch potatoes, manipulated voter lists, rigged voting machines or predetermined ballot counts. It will be coming from us...
The 99 Percent
I AM NOT ANONYMOUS. I AM AN AMERICAN.
I am not just a Consumer. I am a Citizen. I will no longer be labeled Left or Right, Liberal or Conservative, Demopublican or Republocrat, and I will no longer follow the bought and paid for political Puppets who exploit those labels. I am the People, and I am coming for the Puppetmasters. I am part of the 99 Percent, and here are my demands:
1. End the Fed.
2. Reverse Citizens United.
3. Repeal PATRIOT Act.
4. Expose 9/11 Truth.
5. End Profit Wars.
6. Refund Taxpayer Trillions.
7. Imprison the Kleptocrats.
8. Single Term Limits.
Or, if these demands are not addressed promptly:
1. Regime Change.
"Democrat", "Republican", the parties of the system;
Puppets both, for sale their votes, no character or wisdom.
"Liberal", "Conservative", for change or status quo?
Pick either one, the change is none, all charlatans and whores.
Far "Left" we place the Anarchists, Libertarians claim far "Right";
Yet both decry the government: False continuum brought to light.
For oil, "We" bomb their mud huts, strip them bare, then offer "Aid";
And fake their retribution as pretext - a false flag raised.
Unarmed hundred thousands killed by weapons of "Defense";
While rights are lost for "Freedom" sake - on profit, all depends.
With stroke of pen, the "Patriot" Act, and patriots' gifts are taken;
Then "Citizens United" leaves our citizens forsaken.
We protest loss of liberties, put "World Wide Web" to use;
Cloudmark Authority censors us for "messaging abuse".
They label us to finger-point. With labels, "They" deride us.
Their labels keep us all at bay. For with labels, "They" divide us.
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