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Do State Officials in California And Nevada Sabotage Companies That Compete With Kleiner Perkins and Elon Musk?

Do State Officials in California And Nevada Sabotage Companies That Compete With Kleiner Perkins and Elon Musk?

 

(Editorial)

California and Nevada have given Elon Musk and Kliener Perkins tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer money. Some say they have given away hundreds of millions of dollars to these people.

Only Elon Musk and the suite of Kleiner Perkins companies got these tax waivers, free and discounted properties, tax credits, employee payment waivers and cash hand-outs.

This free money is going to BILLIONAIRES.

While Republicans scream about an extra 1% food stamp increase request for the poor, they are going nuclear over this. It is a historically epic hand-out to campaign investors. The GOP loves that! It is not just Republicans, tree hugging westerners are horrified that these people, who love to be on Ted Talks and stages across the country with their show-off antics, private jets and streams of female scandals are spending their tax money on parties, roller coasters and toys for the rich.

California’s state money executive Bill Lockyer, handed Kleiner/Musk vast tax waivers and property freebies while turning down the same favors for each of Kleiner/Musk’s competitors.

Why? Because the Kleiner/Musk trust funds, PAC’s and special interest conduits have provided the largest campaign financing in those states. These State favors are simply kickbacks for funding Senate campaigns and other election out-reach. In fact Senator Dianne Feinstein’s family has benefited to the tune of over ONE BILLION dollars from such quid-pro-quo.

ZAP Automotive, Apterra and many other competitors tried to get the same favors but they were rebuffed, ignored and stone-walled.

Secretary of State Joseph Padilla’s office says they are “looking into” such charges but few have high hopes results from that end.

The LA Times, and other media,  have recently exposed a portion of the kick-back scheme but there is much more to the story and in larger volumes.

“WHAT!?” You say, “Corruption in Sunny, Happy, Sunshine-y California”?

Let’s look at all of the recent arrests:

James Brown Jr., The guy who built Obamacare in California, was arrested for Corruption. Let’s count the Senators that have recently been arrested for corruption in California. It is breath-taking. There are almost more Senators, in California, now arrested for, or under investigation for, Corruption, than in almost any other state in all of America!

State officials in California and Nevada are fine with running multi-billion dollar corruption schemes because the FBI rarely shows up to call them on it, until now. The public is now able to file their own racketeering lawsuits, called RICO lawsuits, and get that money back from state officials. The State Attorney General in California is best buds with all of the White House financiers, so don’t expect any results from her office. Your only other hope is to keep on the FBI and the other federal agencies who you pay, with your tax dollars, to take care of such corruption.

Did you local fire department or school have to lay people off? Elon Musk and John Doerr have your money. Sue your State Officials, individually, to get the money back you were supposed to have for your community.

Why should Elon Musk and John Doerr be allowed to control the only game in town? There are hundreds of other ways to make electric cars, solar panels, energy storage and websites. Did You elect Elon Musk and John Doerr to control the technology options in your state?

 

 

 

Does A Mafia-Like Organization Run The Venture Capital Business?

Does A Mafia-Like Organization Run The Venture Capital Business?

 

How does one big bunch of venture capitalist investors always accept the same inner-circle set of fraternity buddies to invest in and make sure that their competitors never get any money?

How is it that this same, huge, group of investors always give entrepreneurs the same valuation offer, even though they have all agreed that they “will never discuss anything outside of this room” with the entrepreneur?

Is collusion, market-rigging, technology blockading, good-ole-white-boy privilege clubbing, frat-house bro-biz secret alliance meeting, woman and black discriminating going on in Silicon Valley and Wall Street? You bet it is!

If you web-search the “Angel-Gate Collusion Scandal”, you will read about how a reporter saw, and documented, a Silicon Valley secret meeting where investors were colluding on who would get funding, who wouldn’t and at what rates. The, now famous “Silicon Valley Anti-Poaching Scandal” has overtly proven that these people area classic “Cartel”,

It turns out, if you didn’t go to Stanford and get very hooked in to the VC club, or you are not part of the Indian-Elite sub-mafia, you are not getting funded.

With it’s deep CIA connections, Goldman Sach’s alliances and enough cash to bribe Congress twenty times over, groups like the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) raise concerns, across the board, about their potentially destructive play in the fall of innovation and the domestic economy in America.

This notoriously elitist, yuppie, privileged frat house crowd does not like anything that they can’t control. They have, in many cases, agreed among themselves, which energy technology will be “allowed” to hit the market; which electric cars will, or won’t, get funded; which video delivery systems get to become dominant on the web; which social networks get all of the media (a large part of said media being owned and controlled by these men); and which other technologies live or die. These are the people involved in the vast number of sex scandals, murders-by-hooker, “sex yacht and sex penthouse” lurid news, rape lawsuits and other twisted perversions on the 6PM news. They are not nice people. One of them: Raj Gupta sits in Prison. Another: White Car Czar Steven Rattner was indicted for Securities Law Rigging. Ray Lane was indicted for massive tax evasion. They are all under investigation for shipping billions of tax dollars to Ireland and other tax hide-away’s. Eric Schmidt practically lives at the White House and is under investigation by hundreds of entities.
The largest private investigation firm of the Elite’s was exposed in WIKI-Leaks calling Peter Thiel: “Fu*cking Nuts”. Tim Draper wanted Silicon Valley to be so elite that he tried to make it into it’s own state. Joe Lonsdale is under lawsuit for rape. Mr. Hayes and Mr. Kumar were killed by Hookers. John Doerr and Vinohd Khosla are called out in national news stories for sex abuse, California Beach take-overs from the public and hundreds of billions of dollars in “Green Energy” kick-backs from their friend Steven Chu. The list of cringe-worthy news stories about these folks goes on and on.

If you are an outsider, or competitor, they can, and do,  sabotage your company in no time flat with moles, hack attacks, DDOS attacks, media character assassination attacks, “Merchants of Doubt” (See the movie) aspersions, civic awards blockades, contract terms exclusions, hire-aways, anti-poaching cartel secret deals and a host of weapons that they use daily.

Do the Justice Department, The Securities and Exchange Commission, or other federal forces do anything about this? Not much. These men pay the bribes that keep Washington floating. They have paid hundreds of billions of dollars, in “tribute”, to the current Administration.  It isn’t wise to bite the hand that feeds you.

The popular Web Blogs: The Corbett Report and The Alex Jones Show, along with many others,  have released a number of documentaries detailing connections between the NVCA and unethical, and somewhat illegal activites.

How does this affect you?

Got an invention? If you are not part of the Frat House club, Fahgettabout it!

Want to start a start-up? If you are not part of the Frat House club, Fahgettabout it!

Are you a woman? If you are not part of the Frat House club, Fahgettabout it!

Did you actually sneak your way past the golden gates and get funded but now find that some of your shareholders are forming a mutiny to toss you out. Did you really think some of those investors weren’t actually part of the VC Cartel just waiting to merge their shares and toss you out after you had gotten the technology to work? Can you push back? If you are not part of the Frat House club, Fahgettabout it!

Are they not a “real” mafia-class Cartel, like the Al Capone and Columbian Cartel’s. because they don’t actually kill people? Do you think those 185+ sudden, mysterious, suspicious deaths that took place in the last 28 months involving bankers, reporters and technologists, who had rubbed these people side-ways, are unconnected? Fahgettabout it!

This kinds of things do affect the average person by creating more discrimination that they have to endure, a worse economy, a less favorable impression of their country, deeper misogyny, less equality, more privilege. If it bothers you, and you have ever paid taxes, call the FBI, SEC, GAO and Congressional phone numbers that you see online and ask them what they are doing about it.

Here we take a look at a number of revelations that have emerged about the, quite criminal, operations of the Silicon Valley and Wall Street Cartel’s that nobody that is supposed to be doing something about it, is doing anything about. Here’s more:

 

Does the NVCA control the SEC as charged? Is the SEC serving the NVCA instead of the public?

– Collusion, Cartels and Crime charged in unregulated elites club with no over-sight!

– Bigger than “ANGELGATE” (click for details)

– Did they order a “murder for hire” on a whistle-blower?

– Are they killing competitors via collusion AND actually killing individuals with media and mobster “hit-jobs”?

– Is Breyer the “Don”?

– FBI and Congress asked to investigate

 

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Are these people colluding at the 2010 NVCA meeting? That’s right. The National Venture Capital Association. Where will the collusion stop?!?

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DC-based fund, Sands Capital, withheld filings that concealed Chinese influence over the White House, Patent Office, Judiciary & Facebook

Contributing Writers | OPINION | AMERICANS FOR INNOVATION  | Updated Mar. 09, 2014 04:45 p.m. ET | Updated PDF (post Scribd censorship)

Beijing Bedfellows

Parker Zhang, became “Chief of Patents” at Baidu in 2012. He worked for Fenwick & West LLP, 2006-2010. Photo: Google+

More News! Jan. 30, 2014—Baidu says attorney Parker Zhang is “Chief of Patents.” It is very unusual for a junior attorney to reach such a position of power. Zhang graduated from Michigan Law in 2005. He was an Associate at Fenwick & West LLP from 2006-2010. After less than a year as “IP Consultant” at Hewlett-Packard, he became “Chief of Patents” at Baidu, in about May 2012. CLICK HERE for a bio.

Marauding Obama Donors: Zhang’s move to Baidu, Inc. coincides with the unreported Sands Capital securities transactions analyzed below. Also during his move, Facebook went public, T. Rowe Price invested $190.5 million in Facebook and $147 million in Baidu. Fenwick & West LLP was Facebook’s securities and patent counsel. The Leader v. Facebook case was on appeal at the Federal Circuit where the judges were heavily invested in Facebook, and the S.E.C. Chair in Baidu (e.g., T. Rowe Price PRGFX)


 

 

Why Some People (like the NVCA) Want MORE domestic spying!

There are over 40 different agencies and data harvesters watching and recording everything you do on your phone, computer, car and anything else electronic. That does not include the hackers, foreign governments and stalkers. They analyze you, with that information they try to trick you into purchasing or voting certain ways via subliminal messaging and mood manipulation. When you say, or write, something that makes any of them concerned, they increase their monitoring of you. Everybody now has an analysis file associated with their name. You are ranked by how much trouble you are likely to cause.

Is that George Orwell’s “1984”?

The bigger question is: “Why did so many of the people we hired to run our countries go so overboard with digital manipulation?”

It may have to do with the power of community and the abuse of the public, by a few, finally coming to light.

The power of community brought the Catholic sex abuse catastrophe to light.

The power of community changed the structure of the Middle East forever.

The power of community made the internet the internet.

Those who have chosen careers as dictators, mobsters and corrupt politicians HATE the internet and the power of community.

The biggest push-back has come from the corrupt politicians because they are so well financed, and, they are financed by the tax money from the very community that now has the power. The power of community just became equal to the power of a billionaire’s bank account.

This is the greatest fear of the corrupt.The corrupt can only exist in the shadows. They can only steal tax money when nobody is looking. With the power of community, their schemes are crumbling. Their Solyndra’s are crashing and burning. Their Madoff’s are uncovered. Their Countrywide’s are laid bare.
Some of the corrupt Senators and their campaign backer billionaires are calling for “more surveillance”, more control of access and more limits of free speech. This is because they are scared.

Here is one example of a grand corruption that has recently been “outed” by the power of community:

America was always viewed as the “Great Innovator of the World”. That is no longer the case, thanks to a group called the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

They conspire, collude, and coordinate who gets funded and who gets shut-down. If you compete with their boys,they blacklist you. If your new product might threaten their holdings, they use their Gust database and VC-Link and other data mining services to make sure you never get any money for your idea, no matter how great it is.

In a well known scandal called: “AngelGate”,a group of VC’s were documented having one of the weekly collusion meetings they all attend, to decide which insiders get to play the game and who gets rolled over. The founders of the NVCA are the same people involved in the sinister In-Q-Tel organization and the various “public information foundations” that are now under intense scrutiny for public policy manipulation.

Even though they helped fund the internet, the VC’s are not the smartest tools in the shed. They are not the “idea guys”. They move like sheep in a herd. They are the ones that steal the ideas from the actual “idea guys”. They did not have the vision to see that the internet was about to become their biggest enemy.

When a VC see’s an idea guy/gal’s idea pitch they are thinking three things: 1.) “Can I get some free market research from this guy? 2.) Will this product compete with my portfolio and should I kill it? 3.) Is it really a good idea that I can steal and pass over to another NVCA VC so they can copy it and the idea guy will never be able to trace the theft back to me?”

There is a reason they call them “vulture capitalists”. The biggest myth about Silicon Valley venture capital money is that any outsider, who isn’t in the Stanford frat club, will ever see any of that money.

For the very insider, good-ole-boy, money to stay in the tight little insider circle, a facade of “the American Dream for ideas” had to be perpetrated. Now that all of the entrepreneurs can compare notes, valuations, IP thefts, patent protection sabotage and VC lies on the open internet and see that the entrepreneurs are just getting harvested and plucked like chickens.

The VC’s and campaign billionaires want everybody spied on, in their country, so they can get a heads-up on when the game is up, and try to forestall that day with disinformation. Always slow to the table though, the NVCA manipulations have yet to realize that the day has already passed them by.


 

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Investigators say that, Democratic party operatives David Plouffe, Rahm Emanual, Steven Rattner, Bill Daly, David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs arranged with Silicon Valley investors to take over the lithium battery industry in order to monopolize the trillions of dollars of lithium, and related mining deals, in Afghanistan.

They say that they traded federal funding for campaign support assisted by Harry Reid and Dianne Feinstein, who received numerous stock and cash kickbacks in the scheme.

They say they used the money to fund political campaigns. They used the Silicon Valley investors internet companies to manipulate voter perceptions and web searches in favor of their agenda. The Silicon Valley investors received: favorable federal laws, tax gifts, free federal loans, stock bumps and other perks.

The Silicon Valley investors mining resources exploitation companies: Abound, Solyndra, Fisker, Ener1, Tesla, and many, many more, that received the Department of Energy kickback funds, managed by Steven Chu, have all either failed, been raided, been charged with fraud or otherwise turned out to be disasters because they were based on a financial fraud skimming scheme instead of a good business plan.

All of these facts are known, in great detail, by many investigators. Nearly a million pages of evidence exist. A Special Prosecutor is required to perform proper prosecutions.

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Zhang had only five years of experience before jumping to the top intellectual property job at Baidu. Baidu is one of the largest technology companies with $23B in revenue and 21,000 employees. This would place the company around 130th on the Fortune 500 list; along with U.S. Bank, Time Warner, and Goodyear. It appears that the Facebook IPO feeding frenzy was orchestrated in both the U.S. and China. This supports the hypothesis that the NASDAQ “glitch” was a smokescreen.

Breaking News! Jan. 29, 2014—S.E.C. Chair Mary L. Schapiro held stock in both Facebook & Baidu (China) before the Facebook IPO via her investment in T. Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund (PRGFX), which was up to $600,000, according to Schapiro’s financial disclosure.

Todd Y. Park

Mary L. Schapiro, Chair, S.E.C.; held stock in Facebook and Baidu before the Facebook IPO, along with Leader v. Facebook judges and Patent Office; ignored whistleblower warnings. Photo: NYTimes.

In addition to warnings about fabricated mobile revenues, her S.E.C. agency also ignored numerous whistleblower warnings of improper “dark pools” activity, including failure to disclose to investors that Facebook had been judged guilty on 11 of 11 federal counts of infringing Columbus innovator Leader Technologies’ U.S. Patent No. 7,139,761 for social networking—the core technology engine running Facebook. Evidently, Schapiro knew about Facebook Chairman James W. Breyer’s intention to exploit Leader’s technology in China also, where his father, John P. Breyer, operates IDG-Accel-China.

Baidu, Inc., Beijing, China - corporate headquarters

Fig. 1—Sands Capital Management, LLC injected Chinese influence into Obamacare. Sands Capital, the 7th largest fund investor in the May 2012 Facebook IPO, secretly acquired over $200 million in Athenahealth holdings just as President Obama moved Todd Y. Park, Athenahealth’s founder, from HHS to the White House, on Mar. 9, 2012..

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Gordon K. Davidson, Fenwick & West LLP; current Facebook securities and patent counsel; Leader Technologies former corp. counsel (c.a., 2001-2004). Photo: Fenwick & West.

At the same time, Sands Capital secretly slipped in its holding in Baidu, Inc., sometimes called the Chinese Facebook. Baidu is notoriously controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. Baidu’s CEO, Robin Yangong Li, started his job in Jan. 2004—the same month Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook after stealing Leader Technologies’ source code via attorney firm Fenwick & West LLP, we believe.

Facebook also went public during this same time (with Fenwick & West LLP as their lead securities and intellectual property counsel). Again, Sand Capital did not provide proper notice of its Facebook stock acquisition.

The juxtaposition of these three notice failures, combined with HealthCare.gov’s claim that its software platform running on Facebook and other “open source” software, signals obvious collusion to deprive Leader Technologies of its private property rights—government confiscation of property.

It also proves Chinese meddling in America’s data infrastructure and the Obama White House cabinet.

This picture shows the logo of Baidu on its headquarters. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/Forbes/via @daylife).

(Jan. 28, 2014)―Washington DC-based Sands Capital Management, LLC, the seventh largest fund investor in Facebook, failed to file three critical Facebook, Athenahealth, and Baidu-China (“the Chinese Facebook”) disclosures with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) during the period of May-August 2012.

These disclosures would have signaled serious conflicts of interests within the Obama administration, especially the complicity of Wall Street and the White House’s Silicon Valley donors with likely undue Chinese influence over Obamacare.

Pres. Obama and Todd Y. Park blatantly violated conflict of interest laws

Todd Y. Park

Todd Y. Park, U.S. CTO; HealthCare.gov architect; Athenahealth, founder; Castlight Health, founder. Photo: White House.

These Sands Capital filing failures occurred just as President Obama moved Todd Y. Park as chief technology officer (CTO) of Health and Human Services to the White House on Mar. 9, 2012. By this time, Park had already embedded his Athenahealth and Castlight Health technology deeply into HealthCare.gov.

Ann Huntress Lamong - Managing Partner, Oak Investment Partners; Director, Castlight Health; former Director, Athenahealth; former Director, National Venture Capital Association (NVCA); adviser to Todd Y. Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer; collaborator with James W. Breyer, Accel Partners LLP, Robert C. Ketterson, Fidelity, Anne Rockhold, Vanguard; Investor, Meritech Management; wife of Edward ''Ned'' Lamont, grandson of JPMorgan Chase & Co. founder, Thomas W. Lamont

Ann H. Lamont, Director of Todd Y. Park’s Castlight Health; former director of Todd Y. Park’s Athenahealth; former director of NVCA with James W. Breyer, Accel Partners, among other Facebook cartel principals; Mng. Prtnr. Oak Investment Partners; husband Edward is grandson of JPMorgan Chase & Co. founder Thomas W. Lamont. Lamont is a heavy investor in Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanely and JPMorgan—Facebook’s underwriters. Photo: Stanford.

However, Todd Y. Park was the founder of both Athenahealth and Castlight Health. His brother, Edward Y. Park, is the chief operating officer of Athenahealth. JPMorgan insider and Obama campaign financier, Ann H. Lamont, was an Athenahealth director with Park and his brother.

NVCA: Cesspool of White Collar Corruption

James W. Breyer, Facebook, Accel Partners LLP

James W. Breyer, Facebook; Managing Partner. Accel Partners LLP; NVCA Fmr. Chairman (2004). Photo: Der Spiegel.

Ann H. Lamont is also an investing partner with Facebook’s James W. Breyer. She is also a fellow former director with Breyer at the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

Reporting new stock acquisitions to the S.E.C. is routine. “Form SC 13G” reports are an essential tool used by investors to know when funds add new stocks to their portfolios. Without those notices, new acquisitions can easily be missed. Independent stock analysts like Morningstar monitor them and create daily alerts of new acquisitions to the market as well as to watchdogs.

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Frank M. Sands, Sr., Sands Capital Management, LLC. Failed to file timely notices. Virgina.edu

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Frank M. Sands, Jr., Sands Capital Management, LLC. Failed to file timely notices. Virgina.edu

Had Sands Capital filed timely, accountability questions could have been triggered. As it happened, they slipped the holding quietly onto their quarterly reports, thus avoiding transparency.

The activities of these companies impact American healthcare and data security priorities. America was not given the opportunity to scrutinize this activity until now, after the damage has been done.

#1: ATHENAHEALTH, INC.

Sands Capital Management, LLC ATHENAHEALTH, INC. holdings, Table, SEC EDGAR

Fig. 2—Sands Capital Management, LLC ATHENAHEALTH, INC. holdings—Holdings Reports, SEC EDGAR. Yellow highlighted rows show reporting periods in which no notices of acquisitions were filed by compliance officer, Robert C. Hancock. These notices are important filings for fraud watchdogs.

Sands Capital Management, LLC ATHENAHEALTH, INC. holdings, Value, SEC EDGAR

Fig. 3—Sands Capital Management, LLC ATHENAHEALTH, INC. holdings—Value Reports, SEC EDGAR. The yellow highlighted box shows the periods where no acquisition notices and no-fraud certifications were filed. In short, Sands Capital acquired over $200 million in Athenahealth stock without regulatory oversight. S.E.C. Chairman Mary L. Schapiro had financial holdings in funds invested in Athenahealth, e.g., Vanguard Extended Market (VEXMX).

On May 14, 2010, 506,000 shares of Athenahealth appeared out of thin air on the Sands Capital Management, LLC quarterly report. More and more stock just started appearing each quarter, all without acquisition notices.

Then on May 14, 2012, hundreds of millions more shares appeared out of thin air—214 million more. Just a few weeks earlier, President Obama had appointed Todd Y. Park as U.S. chief technology officer. Park had already deeply embedded Athenahealth’s software code into the bowels of HealthCare.gov. In fact, no notices of acquisition were filed for Athenahealth until Feb. 2013.

Why is this S.E.C. irregularity significant?

The public has an interest in insuring that government vendors and officials are trustworthy. HealthCare.gov is making false “open source” intellectual property claims, but since HealthCare.gov is not a transparent development, no public scrutiny is possible.

The federal confiscation of private properties continues unabated. The agenda is very evidently being railroaded.

In addition, the involvement of the Chinese government in U.S. infrastructure raises critical national security questions.

Todd Y. Park’s ethics disclosures are missing

Tellingly, Parks’ ethics disclosure is missing from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics website. By contrast, even Hillary R. Clinton’s is there. Parks’ close relationships with associates of Athenahealth, Castlight Health, Baidu-China and Sands Capital Management, LLC show that any decision he has made involving these players benefits him personally.

Robert Kocher, MD, Director, Castlight Health, founded by U.S. CTO, Todd Y. Park; former member, National Economic Council; Special Adviser to Barack Obama on Health Policy (chief architect of Obamacare)

Robert Kocher, MD, Director, Castlight Health, founded by U.S. CTO, Todd Y. Park; former member, National Economic Council; special adviser to Barack Obama on Health Policy (chief architect of Obamacare). Photo: Washington.edu.

Hindsight being 20-20, it should be noted that Robert Kocher, MD, President Obama’s chief healthcare policy adviser on Obamacare, had matriculated by 2011 to: (1) Castlight Health as director along with Ann H. Lamont, Todd Y. Parks’ other company, (2) Park’s venture capitalist, Venrock, and (3) McKinsey & Co. and the Brookings Institution, who are both Facebook’s COO, Sheryl K. Sandberg’s former clients.

Lawrence ''Larry'' Summers</span>. Director, Square; Adviser, Andreessen-Horowitz; Former Director, National Economic Council (2008 bailout); former Treasury Secretary; Former Chief Economist, World Bank; mentor to Facebook's Sheryl K. Sandberg; mentor to DST-Moscow's Yuri Milner; godfather to Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov; believed to be one of the prime organizers behind the Facebook cartel

Lawrence ”Larry” Summers. Director, Square; Adviser, Andreessen-Horowitz; mentor to Facebook’s Sheryl K. Sandberg, Russian oligarchs Yuri Milner and Alisher Usmanov; former director, Barack Obama’s National Economic Council (2008 bailout); believed to be one of the prime movers behind the Facebook cartel. Photo: Life.

Kocher’s other boss at the White House, National Economic Council chairman Lawrence “Larry” Summers, also works for the Brookings Institution. In short, Kocher’s post-administration job hunt appears to have been political revolving door payback.

Events are being coordinated

In addition, the list of funds pouring cash into Athenahealth and Castlight Health is a clone of Facebook’s and Baidu’s lists. Blackrock, Morgan Stanley, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Vanguard, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, etc. The evidence is clear. These funds are coordinating these events while the U.S. Congress and American people are sidelined.

It appears time for Congress to take control, pass legislation to return confiscated properties, impeach and replace many corrupted judges, change the legal discipline procedures by putting lay people in charge, put wrongdoers in jail, establish a Special Prosecutor, and call a Constitutional Convention to change the elements of our system that let this happen.

Our system of government appears to have been badly damaged by unscrupulous people, mostly lawyers, who no longer respect our laws, and clearly do not intend to follow them.

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National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) collusion

AFI researchers have already proven NVCA connections with James W. Breyer, Accel Partners, LLP, Facebook’s first chairman and largest shareholder, among six of the ten top mutual fund investors in the Facebook IPO, namely (1) Goldman Sachs, (3) Fidelity, (4) T.Rowe Price, (5) Morgan Stanley, (6) Blackrock and (9) Vanguard.

Sands Capital’s association with Todd Y. Park ties Sands Capital to the  NVCA as well through Castlight and Athenahealth director, Ann H. Lamont. This now proves that at least seven out of the ten top institutional investors in Facebook were colluding with James W. Breyer to steal Leader Technologies’ social networking invention. The Baidu association shows that the collusion also incorporates Breyer’s designs for China.

#2: BAIDU, INC.

Sands Capital Management, LLC BAIDU, INC. holdings, SEC EDGAR

Fig. 4—Sands Capital Management, LLC BAIDU, INC. holdings, SEC EDGAR. Yellow highlighted rows show reporting periods in which no notices of acquisition were filed by compliance officer, Robert C. Hancock. These notices are important filings for fraud watchdogs.

Sands Capital Management, LLC BAIDU, INC. holdings, Value, SEC EDGAR

Fig. 5—Sands Capital Management, LLC BAIDU, INC. holdings, SEC EDGAR. The yellow highlighted box shows that no acquisition notices and no-fraud certifications were filed. In short, Sands Capital acquired over $2 billion in Baidu stock without regulatory oversight. These holdings commenced concurrent to the appointment of Todd Y. Park to U.S. CTO on Mar. 9, 2012, after Park had led the development of HealthCare.gov at Health and Human Services, including the embedding of his Athenahealth and Castlight Health software in the HHS infrastructure.

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James W. “Jim” Breyer (born 1961) is an American venture capitalist, founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, an investment and venture philanthropy firm, and a partner at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm.

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The next Sands Capital holding to appear out of nowhere is Baidu, Inc. Closely aligned with China’s Communist government, Baidu is sometimes called “the Chinese Facebook.” Facebook is rumored to have partnered with Baidu. Baidu notoriously violates human and intellectual property rights. This alliance was concurrent with James W. Breyer’s movement of tens of billions of venture capital funds out of the United States and into the control of his reclusive father, John P. Breyer, chairman, IDG-Accel-China.

Not only did Sands Capital fail to file a notice of acquisition, but their quarterly report on Aug. 14, 2013 reveals a whopping 12,539% jump in holdings. That is an unregulated $867 million change in value. To our knowledge, neither the market nor regulators even noticed. This destroys the basic principle of transparency.

These risks certainly deserve serious investigation before permitting these people to get access to America’s healthcare and data infrastructure. As Eric Snowden proved, it doesn’t take much to copy millions of files into the hands of one’s adversaries.

Most notable about the sudden appearance of the Baidu Inc. holding is that it occurs just as Athenahealth’s founder, Todd Y. Park, is moving from his position as the chief architect of HealthCare.gov at HHS to Chief Technology Officer for the United States by President Obama, on Mar. 9, 2012. And, it occurred at the same time as Sands Capital’s 214 million unregulated share acquisition.

https://thenytimnews.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/88599-sands-capital-baidu-holding-change.jpgOn Mar. 29, 2012, just 20 days after Pres. Obama’s appointment of Park, Baidu filed a Form 20-F, which is a financial disclosure equivalent to an S-1 public stock prospectus. The timing is six weeks before the Facebook IPO.

On p. 98, Baidu discloses that its three principal shareholders are:

Baidu, Inc., Beneficial Ownership; Robin Y. Li, Handsome Reward Limited (British Virgin Islands), Baillie Gifford, T. Rowe PriceBaillie Gifford and T. Rowe Price were #2 and #3 behind Goldman Sachs in the Facebook IPO just six weeks later.

https://thenytimnews.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/6f82f-robin-li-yanhong-baidu.jpg

Fig. 6—Robin “Handsome Reward” Yangong Li was installed as CEO of Baidu in Jan. 2004, the very same month that Mark Zuckerberg claims to have built Facebook “in one to two weeks” Leader Technologies said it took them $10M and 145,000 man-hours to invent social networking. They finished debugging a critical module on Oct. 28, 2003, the same night Zuckerberg hacked the House sites at Harvard. Photo: L’Express.

Evidently, Baidu’s Robin Yanhong Li was self-conscious about his newfound wealth, hence the Freudian name he gave for his stock holding—Handsome Reward. Who was doing the rewarding? The evidence is overwhelming. It is James W. Breyer and the Facebook cartel who made Robin Li their front boy in China, just like they made Mark Zuckerberg their front boy in the U.S.

Big Lies

The world cannot hope to advance when its core infrastructures are founded on these Big Lies. Any engineer worth his salt knows that a good building cannot be built upon a corrupt foundation. This is both a law of physics, and a Law of God.

Baidu and Facebook CEOs started the same month—Jan. 2004

Todd Y. Park

Robin Y. Li, CEO, Baidu, Inc.; appointed Jan. 2004, the same month James W. Breyer, Accel Partners LLP, picked Mark Zuckerberg to start Facebook with stolen code from Columbus innovator Leader Technologies. Photo: RudeButGood.

Robin Y. Li became CEO of Baidu in Jan. 2004. Coincidentally, that is the very same month Mark Zuckerberg claims he started Facebook (“in one to two weeks”) and launched it on Feb. 4, 2004. The name of his British Virgin Islands hide away for his Baidu holdings probably says it all—Handsome Reward.

The common denominator between the Chinese and American Facebooks is James W. Breyer. At that time was chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, managing partner of Accel Partners LLP, soon to be if not already largest Facebook shareholder, and fellow client of Fenwick & West LLP with Columbus innovator Leader Technologies, Inc.—the proven inventor of social networking. Robin Li’s handsome reward is his willingness to be Breyer’s Chinese front face.

Worried about signaling Chinese involvement

Sands Capital appears to have been worried about the appearance of impropriety? Had they disclosed Baidu in a timely way, eyebrows would have been raised about possible Chinese involvement in the Obama cabinet, as well as in American healthcare and data infrastructure. Something is clearly amiss, otherwise, why would the Baidu nondisclosure be such an outlier in Sands Capital Management, LLC’s SEC reporting?

American securities watchdogs were busy chewing on bones Breyer threw their way

American regulators during the Facebook IPO acted chased the bones fed them by Facebook's chief handler, James W. Breyer

Fig. 7—Administration and Judicial Watchdogs were busy chewing on their Facebook cartel bones. The United States top law enforcement officers and regulators, namely Eric H. Holder, Mary L. Schapiro, Rebecca M. Blank and David J. Kappos were silent during Sands Capital’s misconduct. They were busying chewing on the bones that the Facebook cartel had already thrown them.The current Commerce Secretary, Penny S. Pritzker, continues the deafening silence. Graphic: Clker.com.

But lest we wonder where our U.S. securities regulators were during this shell game, the Facebook cartel had that covered too. They had already ensured for S.E.C. Chair Mary L. Schapiro, Commerce Secretary #1 Rebecca M. Blank, Commerce Secretary #2 Penny S. Pritzker, Patent Office Director David J. Kappos, Attorney General Eric H. Holder and Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. were well cared for.

Among the five Obama administration senior officials alone, they hold at least 177 Facebook “dark pools” funds. In fact, no one in the Obama administration or judiciary had more Facebook cartel dark pool funds than Chairman Schapiro and Secretary Blank. See two previous posts. These dogs won’t hunt. The’re too well fed.

#3: Facebook, INC.

The next Sands Capital holding to appear out of thin air is Facebook, Inc. Again, they did not file a Form SC 13G acquisition notice in their May 14, 2012 reporting, which is just four days before the May 18, 2012 Facebook IPO. We’re taking bets that  Sands Capital will blame it on the NASDAQ “glitch.” The purpose of the glitch appears to us to be a smoke screen for these sorts of shady activities.

Then, without filing the stock acquisition notice Form SC 13G subsequently, like they did on all their other stock purchases (except Athenahealth and Baidu), on Aug. 13, 2012 they simply include their Facebook holding of 11.6 million shares valued at $362 million on their quarterly report.

Why such blatant disregard for SEC disclosure rules? Rules that Sands Capital appears to follow otherwise?

AFI researchers have lived with this cartel conduct for years now, and they believe Sands Capital was determined to get in on the HealthCare.gov “Datapalooza” that Todd Y. Park would bring them via Athenahealth. Datapalooza is the actual name Mr. Park gave to his dubious “open government” giveaways of healthcare data while CTO at HHS.

AFI researchers believe it is likely that Sands Capital kept the Baidu transactions below the radar screen in order to avoid awkward questions about Park’s role in Baidu, Athenahealth and Facebook financings and business activity, especially surrounding Obamacare and HealthCare.gov.

Notices of stock acquisitions are part of America’s securities fraud watchdog infrastructure

Readers should know that independent stock monitoring analysts like Morningstar use automated tools that send alerts/notices when companies file notice of new acquisitions. No such alerts occurred for Athenahealth, Facebook or Baidu because the notices were never filed.

SEC fraudster

Fig. 8—S.E.C. Certifications are legal evidence. When a fund compliance officer signs an S.E.C. filing, he or she is signing an affidavit that is enforcable as evidence in court. If that person lies or in some other way willfully misrepresents the facts, it is the same as lying under oath in a courtroom.The problem for Sands Capital’s Robert C. Hancock is that intentional withholding of certifications, with the intent to deceive the public, is illegal since the omission misleads the public who must then rely on inaccurate information.

Sands Capital’s compliance officer Robert C. Hancock avoided liability by not signing

Sands Capital’s chief compliance officer, Robert C. Hancock, may have been trying to avoid personal liability by not signing what would otherwise be fraudulent representations of truthfulness. Corporate officers like Hancock can be personally liable if they sign knowingly false certifications under oath. It’s the same thing as knowingly making a false statement in court.

Here’s the SC 13G acquisition certification Hancock avoided signing for initial Athenahealth, Baidu and Facebook stock disclosures:

“Item 10. Certification: By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

SIGNATURE: After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.”

Here’s an example of a later Athenahealth SC 13g acquisition certification that Hancock did sign on Feb.. 13, 2013, so he knows what to do, he just didn’t do it when Athenahealth stock was first acquired.

Hancock was probably choking on the clause in red above: “… were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.”

Hancock may have refused to sign the Athenahealth, Baidu and Facebook certifications because he knew that:

1.     Athenahealth was an inside job among selected funds, companies and individuals to control certain markets and global events;

2.     Baidu, like Facebook, was a fabrication of James W. Breyer, Accel Partners LLP, and Facebook’s largest shareholder; therefore, everything about these stock maneuvers was designed to manipulate the cartel’s global agenda, which included the creation of a Chinese repository, potentially for exported U.S. healthcare and other data; and

3.     Facebook & Baidu were both running on software property stolen from Columbus innovator, Leader Technologies; therefore, these offerings were used to generate funds for the express purpose of misappropriation of patents, copyrights and trade secrets that would cause and effect the manipulation of the U.S. healthcare sector, among others.

Presumably, Hancock would want to stay out of jail by refusing to put his signature on a form where he clearly knew there was an intent to influence business and political events. Tellingly, he signed all of his other certifications during this period.

What U.S. judge or regulator is complaining?

Who would complain about Sands Capital’s failure to file the S.E.C. Form SC 13G notices of acquisition of Facebook, Baidu and Athenahealth stock?

Click Official’s Name to view his or her financial disclosure.

·         Mary L. Schapiro

Not S.E.C Chairman Mary L. Schapiro—she held a boatload of “dark pool” Fidelity, Vanguard, AllianceBern, TIAA-CREF and T. Rowe Price funds.

·         Rebecca M. Blank

Not Commerce Secretary #1 Rebecca M. Blank—she held TIAA-CREF, Vanguard and Fidelity funds.

·         Penny S. Pritsker

Not Commerce Secretary #2 Penny S. Pritzker—she holds up to $23.4 million Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs Facebook dark pools.

·         Eric H. Holder

Not Attorney General Eric H. Holder—he held T. Rowe Price and Fidelity funds. In fact, Holder held Fidelity Contrafund, the largest single Facebook mutual fund stock holder, valued at $413 million.

Photos: Holder–Huffington Post; Pritzker–White House;Blank–U.S. London Embassy; Schapiro–NY Times.

Who in the judiciary would complain?

Click Judge’s Name to view his or her financial disclosure.

·         John G. Roberts, Jr.

Not Leader v. Facebook  Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.—he held  Microsoft, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Janus, Vanguard and Blackrock funds, including Fidelity Contrafund.

·         Alan D. Lourie

Kimberly A. Moore

Evan J. Wallach

Not Leader v. Facebook  Federal Circuit Judges Alan D. Lourie, Kimberly A. Moore and Evan J. Wallach—they held Fidelity, Vanguard and T. Rowe Price funds, including Fidelity Contrafund.

·         Leonard P. Stark

Not Leader v. Facebook  District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark—he held Vanguard and Fidelity funds.

·         David J. Kappos

Not Leader v. Facebook  Patent Office Director David J. Kappos—he held over a million dollars of Vanguard funds.

Photos: Kappos–Politico; Stark–udel.edu; Wallach–Fed. Cir.; Lourie–Fed. Cir.; Moore–mit.edu; Roberts–sltrib.com.

The victims are complaining

On Nov. 19, 2008, Leader Technologies filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook. Leader proved that Facebook stole the engine that runs Facebook, yet were ruled against anyway by the biased judges mentioned above, based on fabricated evidence.

In May 2012, Facebook IPO investors began filing class action lawsuits, claiming they had been defrauded and damaged by the NASDAQ “glitch.”

Complaints have been filed to inspectors general seeking justice.

Others have filed complaints too, like Paul Ceglia and Rembrandt Social Media.

America’s regulatory mechanisms are supposed to help prevent waste, fraud and abuse, not aid and abet it. The latter is called state-sponsored terrorism and totalitarianism.

In the case of the HealthCare.gov debacle, and the theft of Leader Technologies’ social networking invention, the failure of the S.E.C. to police Sands Capital Management LLC enabled them to press their hidden agenda using fraudulent funds.

That agenda has led to a disastrous HealthCare.gov architecture, corrupted by Athenahealth conflicts of interest, using Leader Technologies’ software which has become a mess of hacked pieces and parts. The agenda also threatens America’s healthcare data security since Sands Capital took its Facebook IPO winnings and bought $2.2 billion in the Baidu Inc. sometime between Feb-Aug 2013.

Robert C. Hancock, Chief Compliance Officer, Sands Capital Management, LLC

Fig. 9—Robert C. Hancock, Chief Compliance Officer, Sands Capital Management, LLC. Misled the American public by failing to file stock acquisition reports in a timely manner for Facebook, Baidu and Athenahealth. These failings concealed substantial Chinese influences regarding Obamacare and American data infrastructure. Photo: Sands Capital.

Jonathan Goodman, Chief Counsel, Sands Capital Management, LLC

Fig. 10—Jonathan Goodman, Chief Counsel, Sands Capital Management, LLC; former partner, Gibson Dunn LLP (Facebook’s Leader v. Facebook law firm, and also counsel to the Federal Circuit and Federal Circuit Bar Association). Photo: Sands Capital.

A solid democratic house cannot be built upon a foundation of regulatory corruption

Questions for Sands Capital’s compliance officer Robert C. Hancock would be why he did not submit the notices of new stock acquisition forms with his signed certifications for Athenahealth, Baidu and Facebook. If he had done this, perhaps over six million Americans would not be struggling to replace their cancelled healthcare plans because the program would never have begun.

Todd Y. Park

Thomas G. Hungar, Gibson Dunn LLP. Failed to disclose conflicts of interest in Leader v. Facebook; counsel to the Federal Circuit and Microsoft (one of Facebook’s largest stockholders); Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. is a personal mentor.Gibson Dunn LLP also represents the U.S. in U.S. v. Paul Ceglia (Ceglia v. Zuckerberg) where U.S. attorney Preet Bharara was formerly employed by Gibson Dunn—an obvious conflict. Photo: Gibson Dunn LLP.

Hancock’s ethics counsel is none other than another former Gibson Dunn LLP attorney, Jonathan Goodman. Goodman was at Gibson Dunn LLP with Thomas G. Hungar during the Leader v. Facebook case. Goodman’s other former firm, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, just received David J. Kappos, former director of the U.S. Patent Office, as a new partner. Kappos only arrived after he had ordered an unprecedented 3rd reexamination of Leader Technologies’ patent. Kappos had purchased more than a million dollars of Vanguard “dark pool” funds, all on Oct. 27, 2009, within weeks of his appointment by President Obama.

Robert C. Hancock’s ethical lapses have damaged millions of Americans

Apparently, Hancock was advised by Goodman/Gibson Dunn LLP that it was ethically acceptable not to file the Athenahealth, Baidu and Facebook stock acquisition notices.

Mr. Goodman’s former firm, Gibson Dunn LLP, swirls at the center of everything that has gone horribly wrong with this Obama administration, including the Leader v. Facebook judicial corruption scandal.

Had Hancock filed in a timely manner, questions about Todd Y. Park’s Athenahealth duplicity could have been raised. Athenahealth’s close associations with Chinese interests could have been scrutinized. Sands Capital’s role in the Facebook pump and dump IPO scheme would have become visible. Hancock’s failure to file and certify did not allow regulatory mechanisms to work.

Barack Hussein Obama

Fig. 10—Pres. Barack H. Obama. Photo: jeannotramambazafy.overblog.com

Questions for President Obama

Given the suspicious timing of your appointment of Todd Y. Park to oversee America’s healthcare and digital infrastructure:

1.     How much do you know about SANDS CAPITAL’S collusion with the Chinese?

2.     What are you going to do about it?

3.     What assurances can you give us that the tech people you have hand picked are worthy of America’s trust?

4.     Will the new systems really protect Americans’ privacy, property and security?

5.     Did you know that your Securities Chair held stock in Facebook and Baidu before the Facebook IPO?

6.     Anita B. Dunn, White House Counsel; partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Photo: Politico.

Robert F. Bauer, White House Counsel; partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Photo: Wikipedia.

Why didn’t your personal White House counsels from Perkins Coie LLP, namely Robert F. Bauer and Anita B. Dunn, husband and wife respectively, submit ethics pledges and financial disclosures? Did you know that Facebook was one of their clients?

7.     Where are Todd Y. Park’s financial disclosures and written ethics pledges?

8.     Did you know that a Florida judge was ordered to recuse himself from a case where he was Facebook Friends with one of the litigating attorneys? What do your 50 million “likes” say about your appointment of two of the four judges in the Leader v. Facebook case, not even counting all their financial holdings in Facebook, or the Patent Office’s “likes”?

Summary of ethical standards to which the persons above swore solemn public oaths to uphold

Judges— Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges, Canon 2:

“A judge should avoid improprietary and the appearance of impropriety in all activities.”

Judges—U.S. Courts.gov, Guide to Judiciary Policy, Ethics and Judicial Conduct, p. 20-2:

“Canon 3C(3)(c) provides that a financial interest ‘means ownership of a legal or equitable interest, however small,’ with certain exceptions not applicable to this situation. Ownership of even one share of stock by the judge’s spouse would require disqualification.” Many types of mutual fund holdings are not exempt from this policy (p. 106-1 thru 4).

“a judge who chooses to invest in such mutual funds should evaluate whether his or her ‘interest’ in the fund might be affected substantially by the outcome of a particular case, which would require recusal under Canon 3C(1)(c)” (p. 106-3). [If the largest tech IPO in American history—Facebook—does not apply, then this policy is meaningless sophistry.]

Executive Branch Employees—Standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch 5 C.F.R. §2635.501:

“avoid an appearance of loss of impartiality in the performance of his official duties”

Attorneys—Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Preamble [6]:

“a lawyer should further the public’s understanding of and confidence in the rule of law and the justice system because legal institutions in a constitutional democracy depend on popular participation and support to maintain their authority.”

Directors—Business Judgment Rule, Parnes v. Bally Entertainment Corp., at 1246:

“The business judgment rule ‘is a presumption that in making a business decision the directors of a corporation acted on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that the action taken was in the best interests of the company [and was not based on self-dealing].’”

Background: Funwallz.com

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K. CraineJanuary 29, 2014 at 7:42 AM

You may want to read this LAW360 article about Federal Circuit Judge Michel.

I just checked. Fed. Cir. Judge Paul R. Michel is NOT invested in the Facebook cartel, at least according to his financial disclosure.

He did not, however, police the Federal Circuit’s conflicts of interest in LEADER V. FACEBOOK since Facebook’s attorney, Thomas G. Hungar, Gibson Dunn LLP, had represented the interests of the whole court and the Federal Circuit Bar Association in a 2010 ethics case, ironically.

LAW360 HEADLINE: “Strong Software Patents Crucial, Michel Tells Justices”

“As the U.S. Supreme Court considers how to evaluate when software can be patented, former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel warned the justices Monday that adopting a standard that weakens patent protection for software would “cripple, if not destroy, computer-related industries.”

http://www.law360.com/ip/articles/504692?nl_pk=3d7de43c-2a83-457b-8e08-511bc28d2aec&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ip

Here’s Judge Michel’s 2008 financial disclosure:
http://www.judicialwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Paul-R-Michel-Financial-Disclosure-Report-for-2008.pdf?V=1

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Rain OnyourparadeJanuary 31, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Check out this FLORIDA RULING. It says a judge must disqualify himself for Facebook-friending one of the attorneys in a case before him. This is kid’s play compared to the abuse Leader Technologies has received…

>>>Patent Office’s Facebook site to 10,000+ employees,put up before the trial and reexamination.<<<

>>>Barack Obama’s tens of millions of likes, probably all of the Facebook attorneys.<<<

>>>Barack Obama’s appointment of two of the four judges in LEADER V. FACEBOOK.<<<

>>>HealthCare.gov claiming Leader’s invention is open source.<<<

http://m.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/01/30/the-law-of-friending/

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dave123January 31, 2014 at 5:56 PM

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The 2008 finance crisis was not an accident it was caused by an out of control industry and at the wheel was chief economic advisor Larry Summers, Summers who played a MAJOR role in the Deregulation of Derivatives, And became PRESIDENT of HARVARD in 2001 And New that FACEBOOK was stolen, and new of the THEFT OF Leader Technologies’
when the Winklevoss made a complaint to lawrence larry summers PRESIDENT of HARVARD they where tolled to piss of summers wonted THE FACEBOOK CLUB for him self but summers needed that suck up little shit mark zuckerberg to do it, But the IDEA FACEBOOK was not the Winklevoss nor was it Mark Zuckerberg IDEA,

WAYNE CHANG KNOWS HOW FACEBOOK WAS STOLEN
Wayne Chang filed a lawsuit against the Winklevoss brothers knowing that facebook was stolen, Chang said that the Winklevoss brothers merged their company, called ConnectU, with Chang’s web development company to make a new company: The Winklevoss Chang Group (WCG). Chang complained that the Winklevosses “expressly agreed that the litigation between ConnectU and Facebook was an asset of ConnectU and an asset of WCG,” according to BusinessInsider. Chang never got any money when the Winklevosses received $65 million as part of the settlement but the $65 million was just a fuck of from mark zuckerberg Larry Summers and James W. Breyer. Even the “like” button was stolen from the family of the late Dutch inventor, Johannes Van Der Meer

More of Larry Summers friends
chief economic advisor Larry Summers Henry Paulson of Goldman Sachs and Geithner to pay Goldman Sachs 100 cents on the dollar Paulson and Bernanke ask congress for $700 billion to bail out the banks. BUT NO BAILOUT FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS GONE AND THE ORDERS CAME FROM GOLDMAN SACHS TO LARRY SUMMERS NOT TO BAIL THEM OUT?? just so Goldman Sachs can be number ONE? IN 1999, at the urging of Summers and Rubin congress passed the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and cleared the way for future mergers, in 1998 someone tried to regulate them it was Brooksley Born but Larry Summers kill this, Summers had 13 bankers in his office and directing her to stop Greenspan Rubin and SEC chairman Arthur Levitt issued a joint statement condemning Born
the securities and exchange commission agency conducted no major investigation in to the bank during the bubble and 146 people were gutted from the securities enforcement division?
When David contacted securities and exchange commission about LEHMAN BROTHERS GOLDMAN SACHS AND LARRY SUMMERS AND FACEBOOK there were only four people WORKING THERE and then down to just ONE?? and his job was to turn the lights out

OBAMA picked Mary Schapiro the former CEO of FINRA to run the securities and exchange commission who held stock in both Facebook and Baidu (China) before the Facebook IPO via her investment in T. Rowe Price the securities and exchange commission agency also ignored numerous whistleblower warnings of improper “dark pools” activity, (PAY OF)

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dave123February 2, 2014 at 6:47 PM

Larry Summers + President Barack Obama picked Mary Schapiro the former CEO of FINRA to run the securities and exchange commission who held stock in both Facebook and Baidu (China) before the Facebook IPO via her investment in T. Rowe Price the securities and exchange commission agency also ignored numerous whistleblower warnings of improper “dark pools” activity, (PAY OF)

Larry Summers + President Barack Obama (appointed Leonard P. Stark to the judge’s seat in Delaware Federal District Court eight days after Stark’s court allowed Facebook to get away with jury and court manipulation of an on-sale bar verdict which was attained without a single piece of hard evidence; Barack and Michelle Obama were evidently protecting their 47 million “likes” on Facebook)

Larry Summers + President Barack Obama new found friends, Facebook cartel had it all covered, They had it all already S.E.C. Chair Mary L. Schapiro, Commerce Secretary #1 Rebecca M. Blank, Commerce Secretary #2 Penny S. Pritzker, Patent Office Director David J. Kappos, Attorney General Eric H. Holder and Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. were well cared for.

Larry Summers + President Barack Obama + Baidu(China) All had back door keys to the NSA then add your healthcare (Obamacare), financial (Wall Street), telephone and online data (NSA) to your Dark Profile, and you have the ultimate Big Brother file on every person on the planet and CHINA HAD THE BACK DOOR KEYS TO THE NSA???? with facebook and their repeated breaches of security and their now ubiquitous intrusions on people’s privacy?

Larry Summers + Facebook The 2008 finance crisis was not an accident it was caused by an out of control industry and at the wheel was chief economic advisor Larry Summers, Summers who played a MAJOR role in the Deregulation of Derivatives, And became PRESIDENT of HARVARD in 2001 And New that FACEBOOK was stolen, and new of the THEFT OF Leader Technologies’ when the Winklevoss made a complaint to lawrence larry summers PRESIDENT of HARVARD they where tolled to piss of summers wonted THE FACEBOOK CLUB for him self but summers needed that suck up little shit mark zuckerberg to do it, The 2008 finance crisis was not an accident it was caused by LARRY SUMMERS?

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dave123February 2, 2014 at 6:49 PM

Larry Summers + election manipulation on FB Since that data was not equally available to the opposition, use of this data about you amounts to election manipulation. The fact that so many foreigners are associated with Facebook amounts to foreign influence on U.S. elections, which is illegal. This undue influence hurts every American. Ditto for the sovereign elections in Germany, France or any other country, like fucking Germany ASS-HOLE The Facebook Club run by Larry Summers used the promise of wild Facebook IPO returns as the currency for their plans to install Barack Obama as President and press their global data gathering agenda

Larry Summers + FB + Robin Y. Li Robin Y. Li became CEO of Baidu in Jan. 2004. Coincidentally, that is the very same month Mark Zuckerberg claims he started Facebook (“in one to two weeks”) and launched it on Feb. 4, 2004. The name of his British Virgin Islands hide away for his Baidu holdings probably says it all—Handsome Reward. Sands Capital appears to have been worried about the appearance of impropriety? Had they disclosed Baidu in a timely way, eyebrows would have been raised about possible Chinese involvement in the Obama cabinet, as well as in American healthcare and data infrastructure. Something is clearly amiss, Robin Y. Li NEW THAT FB WAS STOLEN and that it was Larry Summers who was running FACEBOOK ow shit?

Larry Summers + friends chief economic advisor Larry Summers Henry Paulson of Goldman Sachs and Geithner to pay Goldman Sachs 100 cents on the dollar Paulson and Bernanke ask congress for $700 billion to bail out the banks. BUT NO BAILOUT FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS GONE AND THE ORDERS CAME FROM GOLDMAN SACHS TO LARRY SUMMERS NOT TO BAIL THEM OUT?? just so Goldman Sachs can be number ONE? Paulson was a dick who did not know how to work out shit if someone stuck a spade up his ass

THIS IS IT VERY ONE GET ON TWITTER

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K. CraineFebruary 3, 2014 at 12:40 PM

President Obama claimed last night that there was “not even a smidgen of corruption” in the IRS scandal. Really now Mr. President? How can any self-respecting person make such a claim about a sprawling government agency with 106,000 employees? Such a claim telegraphs the massive corruption that we have proved exists within this administration. An administration where Yes is No and wrong is right. Given that, a No from Obama means a Yes.

Here’s an excerpt from the New York Times article:

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Mr. O’Reilly responded that there were “unanswered questions” and asked again if there was corruption in the I.R.S.

“There were some boneheaded decisions,” the president said.

“But no mass corruption?” Mr. O’Reilly asked.

“Not even mass corruption — not even a smidgen of corruption,” Mr. Obama said.
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SOURCE: ”Obama Is Tackled by O’Reilly in Pre-Game Interview” by Peter Baker, Feb. 22, 2014, The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/03/us/politics/obama-is-tackled-by-oreilly-before-game.html?_r=0

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DarrenFebruary 3, 2014 at 4:22 PM

A couple of additional items to inform your congressperson about along with the overwhelming conflicts of interest already presented here
David Kappos encouraged his employee’s, of whom include the judges that work for the USPTO, to use Facebook. He states on the USPTO website. “I’m confident our Facebook presence will complement the USPTO Web site as a means of communicating and connecting with the public and our stakeholders in the intellectual property community.
On the other hand, Chief Justice Roberts at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Annual Conference in 2011 said that he recommends to the law clerks not to use social media, Facebook and Twitter, because a person could gain insight by stray comments and that would not be good. Justice Breyer, who has a Twitter and Facebook account, stated at a House Appropriations Subcommittee, “Judges wear black robes so that they will resist the temptation to publicize themselves,” Breyer said. “Because we speak for the law, and that is to be anonymous. So I wouldn’t want to have followers on the tweeter or the Facebook page but for my children, and I can get in touch with them anyway.”
So the question is, If Chief Justice Roberts discourages law clerks from using Facebook and Justice Breyer is against using it publicly, then why in the world would Kappos open a Facebook account for the USPTO, and encourage the patent office employees, which includes 50-100 patent judges, to use it and then open a Directors reexam at the same time against Leader?
His conduct appears suspect and corrupt!
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Rain OnyourparadeFebruary 4, 2014 at 7:31 AM

Check out this Russian (OK, Ukrainian) risk to HealthCare.org.

Belarus link to HealthCare.gov raises concerns over possible cyber attack,

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The Ukrainian software official, Valery Tsepkalo told a local radio station in Minsk that U.S. Health & Human Services is “one of our clients” and that “we are helping Obama complete his insurance reform.”

HHS was run by Todd Park, the guy with the Chinese connections also. What’s wrong with American programmers for American healthcare. This breach of U.S. sovereignty by this President is just criminal.

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Mark GoeingsFebruary 4, 2014 at 2:10 PM

There is no information missing here. Form 13g is only used when a fund acquires more than 5% of a publicly traded company. That’s why you don’t see these disclosures here. No conspiracy afoot; this is just basic SEC procedure.

And I am pretty shocked that you have explicitly accused Fenwick and West of providing source code to Mr. Zuckerberg? Fenwick is a very well regarded firm and I cannot even begin to imagine something like that ever happened. But in any event I think you are setting yourself up for a very nasty libel lawsuit.

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K. CraineFebruary 4, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Mark. The 5% rule is SC 13G/A, 13d-1(a). However, your conclusion is misleading, hopefully not knowingly so. The rule for investment companies is much more strict. The rule (a) you cite mainly applies to corporations and their holders, which can include an investment company’s holdings. But, an investment company has stricter reporting rules for its portfolio investments. It must report everything, not just more than 5% holdings. Rule 13 has four main sections, you cited only (a). It also has Rule 13d-1(b), Rule 13d-1(c) and Rule 13d-1(c). http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/17/240.13d-1

Easier to follow regarding investment companies is 15 U.S. CODE § 80A–8 – REGISTRATION OF INVESTMENT COMPANIES
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/15/80a-8

We’ll use Sands Capital’s other filings to disprove your statement. Sands Capital has filed many reports for investments of less than 5%.

Here are some examples:

CREE, INC. on Feb. 14, 2012 – 249,600 shares representing ***0.22% ownership***. http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/895419/000102006612000004/cree0212.txt

FMC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. on Feb. 14, 2012 – 11,144,206 shares representing ***4.68% ownership***. http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1020066/000102006612000007/fti0212.txt

VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. on Feb. 13 – 56,650 shares representing ***0.05% ownership***
http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/203527/000102006612000002/var0212.txt

We could go on. Bottom line. Investment companies must report “in the public interest or for the protection of investors.” 15 U.S. CODE § 80A–8(b).

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K. CraineFebruary 4, 2014 at 4:05 PM

This is an OPINION blog, Mark. It is a citizen’s right to express his or her opinion. Inform yourself of the facts and express your opinion.

We have covered Fenwick’s misconduct thoroughly in past posts. Take note of such things as “Christopher P. King” and his shadow self, “Christopher-Charles King” for starters. The opinion is well founded. Those who have encountered Fenwick’s treachery have another view than your “well regarded” caricature.

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K. CraineFebruary 5, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Almost forgot to mention. Feb. 4 (yesterday) was the 10th anniversary of Mark Zuckerberg’s, James W. Breyer’s, Accel Partners LLP’s, Fenwick & West LLP’s theft of Leader Technologies’ U.S. Patent No. 7,139,761 invention.

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ANTI-CORRUPTION GROUP AGAINST GREEN-WASHING BY CAR SCAM CORPORATION ASKS YOU TO PRINT AND PUT THESE FLIERS UNDER THE WINDSHIELD WIPER OF ANY TESLA’S YOU SEE, AND SEND THEM TO YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS AND ASK THEM WHAT THEY ARE DOING ABOUT THIS SCANDAL:

GLOBAL ANTI-CORRUPTION ADVOCACY GROUP SAYS:

“Lithium ion batteries, when they burn, cause brain cancer, liver cancer and other, potentially lethal, toxic poisoning. Certain regulators are told to “ignore these issues” because certain lithium ion investors donated cash to certain campaigns. The chemicals for lithium ion batteries come from countries which needed to be invaded in order to monopolize the mining of those chemicals. Certain politicians are told to “ignore these issues” because certain lithium ion investors engaged in war profiteering in order to control those minerals.

The FAA has issued numerous warnings and videos showing that lithium ion batteries do spontaneously self-ignite and crash airplanes. Numerous people have been killed in lithium ion plane crashes. Certain regulators are told to “ignore these issues” because certain lithium ion investors donated cash to certain campaigns. Flight MH370 was carrying tons of lithium ion batteries in it’s cargo hold.

Lithium ion batteries have self-ignited and set numerous children and senior citizens on fire. They have set homes on fire. They have set offices on fire. They have set Apple Stores on fire. You constantly hear about passenger airlines being forced to land because passengers “smell smoke in the cabin”. This is almost always a lithium ion battery going off in the cabin and exposing all of the passengers to it’s carcinogenic ignition vapors. There have been multiple recalls of Tesla for fires including the battery charger cord setting homes on fire and the need for an entire titanium add-on plate to cover the whole underside of the Tesla. Tesla’s have now been involved in many deaths.

Silicon Valley investors took over the lithium ion battery market, along with Goldman Sachs (recently called before Congress for this very same “commodity manipulation”), because they knew they were getting large government hand-outs from the Department of Energy in exchange for campaign contributions.

Lithium ion batteries lose their power and memory over a relatively short time. Lithium ion batteries blow up when they get wet or bumped. Fisker Motors went out of business when millions of dollars of Fisker cars, using lithium ion batteries, got wet and all blew up. Tesla battery packs have blown up, on multiple occasions, from simply hitting bumps in the road. Manufacturing these kinds of batteries is so toxic that even China, a country known for the most minimal regulations, has closed a huge number of battery factories because of the massive numbers of deaths they caused to workers and nearby residents.

Journalists have published a glut of articles exposing cover-ups about the dangers and corruption involved with lithium ion batteries. The U.S. Government and numerous groups have filed charges against Panasonic, and similar battery companies for bribery, corruption, dumping, price fixing and other unethical tactics.

Every key investor in lithium ion was also a campaign donor who also received huge federal cash from the Department of Energy in the same funding cycle in which they paid campaign contributions. By driving a Tesla, in addition to the common public perception that it is a “douche-bag car”, there is something far worse about driving it. You are making a public statement to the world that you support organized crime by driving this car. Here is why: Investigators say that, political operatives David Plouffe, Rahm Emanual, Steven Rattner, Bill Daly, David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs arranged with Silicon Valley investors to take over the lithium battery industry in order to monopolize the trillions of dollars of lithium, and related mining deals, in Afghanistan. The Afghan war has now cost American’s over 6 trillion dollars, with almost nothing to show for it.

They say that they traded federal funding for campaign support assisted by Harry Reid and Dianne Feinstein, who received numerous stock and cash kickbacks in the scheme. They say they used the money to fund political campaigns. They used the Silicon Valley investors internet companies, (mostly Google), to manipulate voter perceptions and web searches in favor of their agenda. The Silicon Valley investors received favorable federal laws, tax gifts, free federal loans, stock bumps and other perks. The Silicon Valley investors companies that used the Afghan minerals: Abound, Solyndra, Fisker, Ener1, Tesla, and many, many more, that received the Department of Energy kickback funds, managed by Steven Chu, have all either failed, been raided, been charged with fraud or otherwise turned out to be disasters because they were based on a financial fraud skimming scheme instead of a good business plan. Anyone who spoke out about details of the scam, particularly journalists, had a character assassination hit-job ordered on them by Axelrod, Gibbs and Carney; using tabloid fronts that they controlled.

All of these facts are known, in great detail, by many investigators. Nearly a million pages of evidence exist. A Special Prosecutor is required to perform proper prosecutions. No matter what political party you belong to: This is organized crime against the public and you are supporting it if you drive a Tesla. All of this information can now be validated, and confirmed, on any law enforcement or investigative news database.”

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Rain OnyourparadeFebruary 5, 2014 at 9:35 AM

By my tally, these Facebook loving criminals, sorry attorneys, only know how to misquote the law. The jig is up boys and girls. How do you know an attorney is lying?

His/her lips are moving.

Our beloved Harvard-bred President brags about teaching Constitutional law for a decade. Hmmmm

 

 

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The dark side of venture capital: Five things startups need to know

By Conner Forrest connerforrest FOR TECH REPUBLIC

 

Venture capital funding is a great tool for entrepreneurs, but its implications are often not fully understood. Here’s what VC-seekers need to know.

 

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Nearly $27 billion dollars was invested by venture capitalists in 2012. That $27 billion was invested across 3,723 deals, making the average deal hover at a little over $7 million.

While that number may seem staggering to many people, it’s about average for VC investments made since the dot com bubble burst between 2000 and 2001, according to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Yes, the economic impact of the dot com bubble was horrendous, but it did spawn a renewed sense of innovation in startup development.

Companies are running leaner than ever, and because of that VCs are more willing to invest in companies who don’t pride themselves on their burn rate. Still, raising venture capital funding can be a risky business if you aren’t realistic about what to expect.

Here are some things to think about if you are considering raising your first round.

1. Statistically, you will fail

The venture capital investment process is a complicated one and potential companies are vetted thoroughly before they are committed to. With that being said, just because your company is backed by a major VC you aren’t guaranteed success.

Think about those 3,723 deals that happened in 2012. In that same year there were only 49 IPOs and 449 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals. Granted, those exits came from companies that were invested in probably a decade ago, it is still an interesting ratio to consider.

Micah Rosenbloom, a venture partner at Founders Collective, said that historically, only one out of every 10 companies that a firm invests in with a given fund will be successful. That’s not to say that all of the remaining companies will fail, though. According to Tomasz Tunguz, a partner at Redpoint Ventures, “Typical portfolio company failure rates across the industry defined as either shutdowns or returning capital are roughly 40%-50%.”

This isn’t to discourage hopeful founders that are seeking capital, but to ground your expectations in reality. Besides, entrepreneurship is about having the courage to fail, right? The fact that you are more likely to fail is a fact of life for venture-backed companies, it is not an expectation for the VCs making the investment.

“You never invest in a company thinking that it will fail,” Tunguz said.

A VC investment in your company does not guarantee success, but it does mean you have someone in your corner who believes you have what it takes to make this thing work. Once you have a VC in your corner, you have to make sure you are in sync on what it will take to make this a worthy investment. More importantly, you have to know how long it will take for this investment to pay off.

2. There is a timeframe for ROI

“Typical venture funds are structured as 10 year commitments for the limited partners who invest in the fund,” Tunguz said.

Venture capital firms are ten-year vehicles for investors, but that doesn’t mean that all companies will be ten years old when they return on the investment. Rosenbloom mentioned that initial investments are made in the first three years. After the portfolio has been establish, a firm will typically make follow-on investments over the remainder of the fund’s lifecycle.

Ten years may sounds like a long time, but you have to consider how long companies like Coca-Cola have been around (since 1892) and some companies that were started in the 2000s have a comparable valuation to Coke. Founders Collective is usually the first institutional round in a company, and Rosenbloom said that they aren’t looking for the next cool invention.

“As a venture capital firm, we are not in the business of funding inventors or inventions, we are in the business of funding fast-growing companies,” Rosenbloom said.

Considering the first three years as initial investments, a company could only have seven years to “make it.” Some VCs, like Rosenbloom, consider seven years the average age for ROI, and the data from NVCA supports that claim.

The NVCA reported in their 2013 Yearbook that, of the 49 IPOs that happened in 2012, the median age for IPO was 7 years old and the mean age for a company to IPO was 8 years old. While some have argued that it is taking longer for startups to mature, Tunguz argues, “The gestation period will likely fall some because of the tremendous exit activity in M&A and IPOs in the last 24 months.”

To help you make it through the whirlwind of growth that can happen after an investment, you have to know how much capital you need and when you need it.

3. You can take too much funding

“All too often, entrepreneurs will think of raising a Series A round from a reputable VC as the end goal and don’t think they can be successful unless they do so. So they reprioritize raising capital over building a valuable product or service and usually end up asking for too much money too soon which ends up in a failed fundraising attempt or a raise on bad terms for the entrepreneur,” said Hrach Simonian, a principal at Canaan Partners.

As I mentioned in a previous article, knowing how much money you need can make all the difference in your venture capital experience. It starts by understanding how much money you need and only raising that much money. Raising too much money can force entrepreneurs to make decisions they aren’t ready to make.

“If you raise too much money, you have to swing for the fences,” Rosenbloom said.

You want the amount of money you raise to coincide with the benchmark you are trying to hit. If you don’t have a specific benchmark in mind (which you really should), a good rule of thumb is to consider the amount of capital it takes to sustain your operations for 18 months, then add 25-50 percent for added flexibility and seek to raise that amount of money.

Tunguz said that raising too much capital is far from the gravest sin to be committed by an entrepreneur, “But having a huge sum of money in the bank can entice founders to dramatically increasing burn rate or diffuse the company’s energy among many projects. It can be challenging to maintain the same execution discipline created by the scarcity of capital when the bank account is overflowing.”

Another risk of raising too much capital is setting the bar too high for your exit. By doing so you will run the risk of not being able to grow into the expectation that was set by raising a large amount of money.

Remember to raise enough to get yourself to the next stage where you can assess whether or not you need to raise more money. Keep in mind that once you choose a firm and raise those funds, that VC will probably get a permanent seat on your board of advisors. Choose carefully, because you are usually stuck with that investor for good.

4. You can’t fire your VC

Too many founders abdicate their due diligence when it comes to the firms they end up pitching. Each venture capital firm has its own general focus on specific sectors or verticals. Taking that to a more granular scale, each partner within each specific firm maintains investments in a focused area of expertise.

Founders typically don’t appreciate the incentive structure on the side of the fund, which is based on the size and the dynamics of that fund. Understand how the fund makes money to determine if it is a good fit for you. The size of the fund will be a good determinant for whether or not your company will present a quality investment opportunity for the partners.

You have to think of your VC firm as another partner in your business.  This leads to one of the single most important aspects of your startup/VC relationship: Make sure your goals for your company line up with your VC’s goals for his or her investment. By aligning your goals with those of your VC, you can help potentially avoid a disaster scenario.  

“The disaster scenario is that the founding team wants to do something different than the board,” Tunguz said.  

The risk/reward curves are different for entrepreneurs than they are for VCs, and board members (including your VC) have a legal responsibility to take into account the goals of the investors. So, if your company is losing steam and an acquisition opportunity comes along that is in the best interest of your investors, they might push you to take it, even if it means you don’t get paid.

But, of course, you can avoid all that potential heartache by not taking funding to begin with.

5. Failure isn’t death

Micah Rosenbloom describes venture capital as jet fuel. If you want to drive somewhere 100 miles away, you’ll probably drive there. If you want to get from New York to Los Angeles, you’re going to have to fly, and you will need fuel to power that jet.

Venture capital gives you potential—the potential for major success and the potential to fail spectacularly. The good news here—the gospel of venture capital if you will—is that failure is not the end of the story if you play your cards right. Despite stereotypes, most VCs are actually looking to build relationships with entrepreneurs, not just make money off of them.

“The Valley is small, and life is long,” Tunguz said.

According to Tunguz, when it comes to his work at Redpoint Venture, great relationships are the motivation, because even if you fail it’s not the end of the world. What is much more important is how you fail and how transparent you are throughout the process. If you keep people informed when you hit a snag and ask for help with a problem, you can build trust with your investors.  

Venture capital investors want to know that you will be a good steward of the funds they placed under your control. If you can prove yourself a highly competent entrepreneur and someone who will push as hard as they can to make an idea work, failure will not mean the end of your career as an entrepreneur. At that point, even if you fail, past investors and people involved with your company will be far more likely to fund your next project if they trust the way you work.

As an entrepreneur, burning bridges is unwise. Treat people with respect to build social capital, but don’t see them as just a resource either. Other than that, always remember that if you’re going to fail, fail big and go down swinging.  

 

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Fraternity House and Sports Team Rape Only Getting Worse

Fraternity House and Sports Team Rape Only Getting Worse

 

As Frat Houses and Sports Team’s see that rape and abuse leads to only a minor slap on the hand, or a faculty-organized cover-up, the rape-culture trend has been rising.

Is it time to close down all of the Fraternity houses and make coaches legally liable for the acts of their teams?

Rich family elites want to push the message that “there is no campus rape crisis” because they did it, their parents did it and their kids are doing it now because they are “privileged”. Campus rape and privileged elitism is what rich families get to have.

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FOOTBALL CAUSES RAPE. COACHES TEACH RAPE. FRAT HOUSES DATE-RAPE.
EVERY 8 MINUTES, A SPORTS TEAM MEMBER RAPES A GIRL!!!!!!!! ENACT THESE LAWS!
EVERY DAY OVER 70 GIRLS ARE RAPED IN MILITARY GROUPS.

Some of the hundreds of thousands of cases:

Stanford University traffics young women from sorority houses to Frat houses and sports houses via mini buses which acquire packs of women, at night, from sorority houses under threat of loss of “popularity”, threat of loss of “prestige” or threat of being ostracized and other peer pressure. Stanford recruiters select some women, with low test scores, as “bait” to be used to attract “Athletes” from rich families so that Stanford can get the money from those rich families. The “bait women” are chosen for their looks and figures rather than their academic potential. The mini bus trafficking has been documented in the movie: The Social Network and other media. The men at the sports frat house are trained by the seniors in spiking drinks with “roofies”, ultra-high alchohol content tequila and other intoxicants. Each frat house has a special basement, attic or bedroom designated for rape with a special door knob flag to show when it is being used.

In Steubenville, Ohio, Two 16-year-old members of the town’s high school football team are charged with raping a girl in August and making a mocking video of it. Special prosecutors from the state attorney general’s office allege the teens sexually assaulted the girl while she was unconscious. The boys laughed that she was dead in the video and treated the knocked out girl like a piece of trash.

Across the United States, tens of thousands of lawsuits have been filed by boys and girls raped by their school sports teams or officials. In almost every single case, the administrative officials created a cover-up and delayed action on the charges.

Rather than make a huge list on this page just do this:
1. Go to http://www.google.com
2. In the search window enter: “Sports team rape”
3. Read what comes up.

You will be horrified how standardized the rape of the innocent is among sports teams.


I know a lot of people get really defensive when athletics are brought into the discussion. Remember that athletics is not the problem – but cultures that glorifies athletes more than anything else. A common statistic is the increase
in domestic assaults and rapes during the Super Bowl. What athletes do reflects on our society – and influences others. By the way, what is this “No Fear” garbage? Personally I love fear – it reminds us of mortality and tempers our actions from dangerous extremes. —
Aaron
 
 
OUT OF BOUNDS: THE TRUTH ABOUT ATHLETES AND RAPE 
BY JILL NEIMARK

Meg Davis was gang raped in the spring of her freshman year by seven members of the university’s football team – guys she used to hang out with at fraternity parties. “I knew the guys I ‘buddied’ with sometimes had group sex, and that they even hid in a closet and took pictures of the event,” she says now, “but I never thought it would happen to me.” She was sexually assaulted for nearly three hours. She blacked out as she was being sodomized, and came to later with a quarterback’s penis in her mouth. When she tried to push him off, he shouted, “Hey, what are you doing? I haven’t come yet!” Back at the dorm that night, she says, “I took shower after shower. I stayed in until there was no hot water left. I felt so dirty. Even so, I didn’t call what happened to me rape. These were guys I knew. It wasn’t until I went to a woman’s center in town that someone explained I’d been gang-raped.”

Men have been raping in gangs for centuries, from Russian solders in Germany and American solders in My Lai, to the infamous gang of boys “wilding” in New York’s Central Park two years ago. When we think of group rape, it is exactly those packs of men who come to mind. But these days a disproportionate number of gang rapes are being committed by men whom we look to as our heroes, whom we laud and look up to for their grace and power and seeming nobility: young male athletes.

Psychologist Chris O’Sullivan, Ph.D., of Buckness University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania,  studied 26 alleged gang rapes that were documented between 1980 and 1990, and found that fraternity groups committed the highest number, followed by athletic teams. In addition, she found that “the athletes who do this are usually on a
star team, not just any old team. It was the football team at Oklahoma, the basketball team at Minnesota, the lacrosse team at St. John’s. It seems to be our most privileged athletes – the ones, by the way, most sought after by women
– who are often involved in gang rape.
 
From June 1989 to June 1990, at least 15 alleged gang rapes involving about 50 athletes were reported. Among the most publicized cases: At Berkeley, a freshman claimed she was raped and sodomized in a dark stairwell, among shards of a shattered light bulb, and then dragged by her assaulted – a member of the football team – to his room, where three teammates joined him. In Glen Ridge, New Jersey, four high-school athletes – all of them former football teammates – have been charged with wielding a small baseball bad and a broomstick to rape a 17-year-old slightly retarded girl. In Washington, D.C., a 17-year-old girl maintained, four members of the Washington Capitals hockey team assaulted her  after the team was eliminated at the Stanley Cup play-offs (but none were  indicted by a grand jury); and at St. John’s University in New York, five members of the lacrosse team (plus one member of the rifle club) were accused of
raping a student.

In spite of surging publicity about the phenomenon, athletes accused of rape usually escape with little more than a reprimand. Virtually every athlete accused of participating in a gang rape insists that it was not rape: He says
the victim wanted group sex. She asked for it. Juries and judges seem to agree, for charges are often dropped. Pressing charges is crucial for rape victims’ recovery. “A guy gets suspended for half a season and then he’s back,”
notes Ed Gondolf, Ed.D., a sociologist at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and author of Man Against Woman: What Every Woman Should Know About Violent Men (Tab Books, 1989). In the occasional gang rape cases that proceed to prosecution, notes Claire Wals, Ph.D., director of Campus and Community Consultation, and organization in St. Augustine, Florida, that specialized in presenting rape-prevention workshops across the country, “convictions are very difficult and rare.”

 “This act is so heinous,” explains Dr. Walsh, “that we don’t want to admit we have this kind of brutality in our culture. We don’t want to believe our athletes are capable of this. So we immediately rename it, call it group sex, and perform a character assassination on the victim. It’s her fault – no matter what the circumstances.” What professionals involved in studying gang rape are beginning to understand is that there seems to be something very specific about the
gloriously physical, sometimes brutal camaraderie of team sports that can set the stage for brutal act.

One clue to the trigger for such an act may lie in the dynamics of the team experience itself: You don’t find gang rape among tennis players or swimmers or those who participate in other solo sports. According to Bernice Sandler, Ph.D.,
director of the Project on the Status and Education of Women at the Association of American Colleges, it is athletes on football, basketball and hockey teams who are most prone to group rape. Athletes who work and play together – hours
each day, for months and years – become profoundly bonded. I remember my first, and only, outsider’s taste of this bond: I was the sole woman attending a stag party for former rowers on the Yale crew team. I was the play waitress. The men wore nothing but loincloths. They were told to gulp down as many shots of whiskey as they could when they walked in the door. Then they slathered one another with mud and beer and spent much of the evening wrestling with a kind of wild, erotic joy. These guys never once talked about women. I went home shaken but, I admit, also envious. I knew I would never experience that raw, physical abandon with my own sex.

One rape victim recalls a similar experience. The group of athletes and fraternity brothers who later raped her, she said, used to dance a tribal dance in a darkened room, finally collapsing on one another in a heap. The “circle” dance,
as it was called, was ecstatic and violent. “They’d be jumping up and pounding the ceiling and singing a song that began, ‘When I’m old and turning gray, I’ll  only gang-bang once a day.'”

Most psychologists believe that powerful male bonding is the essence of gang rape – that, in fact, the men are raping for one another. Peggy R. Sanday, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania anthropologist and author of Fraternity Gang
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(NYU Press, 1990) explains: “They get a high off doing it with their ‘brothers.'” The male bonding in these groups is so powerful and seductive that,  says Dr. Walsh “one man leads and the others follow because they cannot break
the male bonds.” Those men present who don’t rape often watch – sometimes even videotaping the event. And, explains Gail Abarbanel, L.C.S.W., director of the Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica Hospital in California, “There has never been a single case, in all the gang rapes we’ve seen, where one man tried to stop it.” Even the voyeur with a stab of guilt never reports his friends.  “That’s the crux of group rape,” explains Abarbanel. “It’s more important to be part of the group that to be the person who does what’s right.”

But there is more to team gang rape than male bonding. These athletes see the world in a special way – a way that actually legitimizes rape. They develop a powerful subculture founded on aggression, privilege and the scapegoating of women. Friendship is expressed though hostile teasing one player calls “busting.” And, according to Dr. O’Sullivan, “Sports fosters this supermasculine attitude where you connect aggression with sexuality. These men see themselves as more aggressive. I talked to one pro-basketball player who says that for years he raped women and didn’t know it. Sex was only satisfying if it was a conquest.”

According to Dr. Gondolf, who was also a football player, “For some athletes there’s an aggression, a competition, that’s heightened in team sports. You come off the field and your adrenaline is still flowing, you’re still revved up, and some of these guys may expect to take what they want by force, just like they do on the field.” Dr. Gondolf says that he recalls certain movements from his team as a player, “where the whole team was moving as one, where we became part of a collective whole, rather than individuals.”

Within that collective whole, according to experts and some athletes themselves, one way the men can demonstrate their power is by scapegoating women.” There was a lot of classic machismo talk,” recalls Tommy (names have been changed), now 24, who played on the football team at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania. “The talk was very sexist, even threatening. I recall some guys sharing that they were really drunk as a big excuse for having sex with a girl everyone thought was a dog. The guy would say, ‘I had my beer goggles on.” He’d act like he was embarrassed, but the fact was he did have sex, so it was a bragging kind of confession.”

The pressure to score is powerful. Months after one gang rape had taken place, one of the men who had participated in it was still uneasily lamenting his impotence that night. Dr. Gondolf recalls how some men tended to talk about scoring on and off the field as if they were the same thing: “Abuse of women became the norm – not necessarily out of meanness, but because we saw the person as an opponent, an object to be maneuvered. Because the camaraderie among us was so important, we never questioned or challenged one another when these things came up. I
remember hearing about forced sex, group sex, naked showers with women, and the  tendency was to shrug your shoulders or chuckle. The locker-room subcultures fed on itself.”

And when the adrenaline rush of the field does get translated to a sexual assault,  Dr. Gondolf theorizes, ” a high definitely takes over during the rape, and it has a neutralizing effect. There is enough momentum present that it negates any guilt, fear or doubt. The man thinks to himself, “Oh, we’re just having a good time, nobody’s gonna get hurt.’ It’s the same rationalization men use when they beat or abuse their wives: ‘She had it coming, she asked for it, she didn’t get hurt that bad, I was drunk, it wasn’t my fault.'”

What is perhaps most difficult to comprehend about gang rape is that the men involved don’t feel guilty; they don’t see this act of group violence as rape. May Koss, Ph.D.,a University of Arizona psychologist, studies over 6,000 students at
32 universities and found that 1 of 12 college males admits to acts legally defines as rape ar attempted rape, and yet only 1 out of 100 admits they have raped or attempted rape. “Of the one hundred thirty-one men who had committed
what we would legally define as rape,” says Dr. Koss, “eighty-four percent argued that what they did was definitely not rape.”

In many of the team-gang-rape cases around the county, the athletes involved readily, almost eagerly, admitted they’d had sex with the victim. In fact, they seemed to offer up their confessions as juicy tidbits. One witness in a case
against members of the Kentucky State football team, in which all the men were  found not guilty, testified that guys had lined up in the hall holding their crotches and saying, “Me next.” And in an Oklahoma case, a player testified that
he saw three former teammates – who were also subsequently acquitted – take turns having sex with a screaming girl, saying, “If we have to, we’re going to take some from her.” In many of the cases the athletes described how they viewed their victim as different from other women: cheap, a slut, a whore. Many quoted the old cliché, “When she says no, she really means yes.” Usually they’d heard she was “easy” – sometimes because a teammate had already slept with her. At Kentucky, teammate testified that he’d had oral sex with the victim three days before the alleged rape. “Any woman who would do that would do anything.” he’d said. In fact, according to Dr. O’Sullivan, “Some of these guys are really sweet. They can be very nice to other women in their lives. But one a woman is in this category, it’s almost as if she isn’t a human being. All their beliefs say it’s okay to abuse her.”

I found the same disturbing paradox when I interviewed athletes. When confronted with the abstract idea of rape, these men use words like “shattering, disgusting, immoral.” (Jay, 25, a former football player at the University of
Rochester, said, “I’ll tell you something, I’d never even dream of doing anything like that, it makes me sick to my stomach.” But if they personally know of a case involving their teammates, they’re curiously lenient and forgiving. A
former starting quarterback at Lafayette College recalled rumors of a gang rape by his teammates on campus. “From what I understand she came on to one of the guys. Not that this justifies it, but she did like one of the guys who allegedly raped her, and she was willing to come up to the room with him” Even when I interviewed an old friend of mine, formerly on an Ivy League tack team, he mentioned offhandedly that some members of his team had shared a girl with a baseball team in Alabama, which “offered” her to the visitors. My friend never questioned where it might have been rape: He assumed the girl was willing.

One possible reason for the astounding lack of guilt among athletes who rape is the special privilege accorded a star athlete – and the constant female adoration he attracts. “The ‘hotshot syndrome’ is inevitably part of team sports,” says Dr. Gondolf. “If you’re an athlete in college, you’re given scholarships, a nice dorm, doctors, trainers, a lot of support and attention and fans and cheerleaders who ogle you. That sense of privilege influences you, and some guys
may then think. ‘I deserve something for this. I can take women, the rules don’t  apply to me.’ They feel they’re above the law.”

 “I  used to have girls call me up,” says former quarterback Jay, “and say, ‘I go to  football games and watch you, I look at your picture in the program, I’m writing a paper on you.’ I happened all the time. You get this attitude where you can do anything you want and nobody is ever going to say anything to you.”


Coaches  and universities contribute to the athlete’s unique sense of entitlement. As Dr. Walsh notes, “When we’re talking about athletic teams and gang rape, we see how,  time after time, the entire community comes to the support of the team. Athletes  are very important in the fabric of a campus or town. They keep alumni  interested, and produce money for the community.”

New  studies are showing that there is no such thing as a typical rape victim. Many  women who are raped in college are virgins, according to Mary Koss’s study – and the vast majority (75 to 91 percent) of rape victims cannot be differentiated from nonvictims in terms of risk factors like personality or circumstance. Women are often raped in the “honeymoon” period, however: those first few months of school when they’re learning to negotiate their new world. And drinking is almost always involved; in fact, states Dr. Walsh, “alcohol is used deliberately to impair the woman.” At parties, punch is massively spiked with liquor – to the point where some rape victims complain that they had only two drinks before they passed out drunk. One victim at San Diego State University recalls asking for a  nonalcoholic beverage. Instead she was brought punch spiked with Everclear, a  95-percent-alcohol drink that is illegal in California.

But if outside observers have difficulty finding common attributes among victims of team rape, it seems clear that the men themselves have an unspoken code that divides women into classes – the nice-girl girlfriend and the party-girl rape victim. The scare part is that the cues are so hidden most women are completely unaware of them – and the rules may be different among different teams,  different campuses, different locker rooms. Athletes will sometime let drop a
few clues: Usually a woman is more vulnerable if she’s had sex with one of the group before; if she’s buxom, wears tight clothes and lots of makeup; if she’s from a college that has a certain reputation. One fraternity actually stuck
colored dots on women’s hands as they came to a party, color-coded to indicate how “easy” each woman was. It’s that kind of hidden code that has more and more colleges warning young women to say away altogether from the fraternity and house parties where athletes and their buddies gather – just as one must avoid dark alleys at night. Dr. Gondolf explains: “Athletes are so tangled up in their glory and their privilege, and they get such big benefits for it. We need women to prompt them to check up on one another.” But that is only half the  answer.

In the case of gang rape, almost all college women are so devastated they drop out of school. “These are overwhelming rapes, and the trauma is profound,” explains Abarbanel. “A lot of these women are freshmen who are just beginning to test  their independence. They have hopes and drams about college and achievement,
meeting new people, a career, a future. After gang rape, everything that college means is lost to them. They’re afraid to be alone, afraid of a recurrence. And  since these are often men they know, the sense of betrayal is very
profound.”

In some cases, says Dr. Sanday, a woman may have subconsciously been courting danger. She knows she should avoid certain parties, be careful about her drinking, come and leave with friends. But she’s looking for power, on male
territory. “We all, at certain times in our life, test ourselves. It’s like going into the inner city on a dare. These women are using the men that way. They want to court and conquer danger. And legally and morally, they have a
right to go and have sex with whomever they want, without being gang raped.”


One  of the most important ways to prevent rape may be to understand what the word means. Many men and women don’t know that the law requires that a woman give consent to sexual intercourse. If she’s so inebriated that she can’t say  yes, or so frightened that she won’t say no, the act is rape.

 But  just knowing that distinction is not quite enough; the seeds of team gang rape are buried deep, even subconsciously, in the athletic culture. Dr. O’Sullivan tells of an incident outside the courtroom of the Kentucky State football-team trial. According to her, “We were all standing by the candy machine, and some guy mentioned that it was broken. And Big Will, a huge man who had charmed everybody, and who was testifying in behalf of his dormmate, said, ‘I’ll make it work. Everybody always does what I want.’ And everybody laughed. I couldn’t believe it. This is exactly the kind of attitude that can lead to the rape.” The perception that force is “okay,” that it is masculine and admirable, is really where gang rape begins – and where the fight against it will have to
start.

 For  more information on gang rape, contact MOSST (Multiple Offender Survivor Survey and Treatment), headed by Claire Walsh, at 904-471 0283, or write to the Women’s Counseling Service, 2306, Southwest 13th street, Suite 9, Gainesville, FL 32601. All requests for information will be kept confidential.


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The Solutions That Work:

1. Shut down high school and college sports. Cut their funding off.

2. Allow no girls near sports players without a chaperone.

3. Enact laws in your state that the Coach of any sports team accused of rape by even one member will automatically go to jail for a minimum of two years.

4. Enact laws in your state that the parents of a boy who engages in rape will go to jail for a minimum of one year.

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Opinion: Teach young men to treat women with respect

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If you are a parent and you have a cute daughter you are sending to college, expect her to have at least 4 rape, date-rape, forced intoxication attempts during her term at college. Often there will be many more. She will never confess these situations to you and she will damaged for life because of them. You, as a parent, have the money that the college needs to survive, join with other parents and demand that all organized male sports programs be shut down or you will cut off their funding.

High schools and colleges use sports teams to get money from parents with meathead kids who won’t study but who will beat on people in competition events. Parents with money and meathead kids will pay anything to get the ego rush of having the kid be good at something. Each is using the other for unethical means.

 

Links to help with Rape Issues:

Prevent Rape – JustYellFire.com  http://www.justyellfire.com/We’re Teaching Girls To Fight Back Against Predators And Date Rape

CALL “911”

Write a letter on Facebook or Twitter and expose it.

Publish a report about it in your local paper.

Say it out-loud at sports events, church meetings, PTA’s and Street Fairs, put a table or booth up at these events and make it public.

Organize a march outside sports arena’s and sports fields.

Wear T-Shirts in groups at Malls.

Do something. Do not be quiet.

 

 

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Elon Musk’s growing empire is fueled by government subsidies

Elon Musk's companies fueled by government subsidies

Elon Musk’s companies fueled by government subsidies

Jerome Adamstein, Los Angeles Times

During an event at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, Elon Musk introduces a line of batteries for homes and businesses.

During an event at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, Elon Musk introduces a line of batteries for homes and businesses. (Jerome Adamstein, Los Angeles Times)

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Tesla, SolarCity and SpaceX have collected or received a commitment for $4.9 billion in government support

A looming question: Can Elon Musk’s companies slash development costs before public largesse ends?

Los Angeles entrepreneur Elon Musk has built a multibillion-dollar fortune running companies that make electric cars, sell solar panels and launch rockets into space.

And he’s built those companies with the help of billions in government subsidies.

Tesla Motors Inc., SolarCity Corp. and Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, together have benefited from an estimated $4.9 billion in government support, according to data compiled by The Times. The figure underscores a common theme running through his emerging empire: a public-private financing model underpinning long-shot start-ups.

“He definitely goes where there is government money,” said Dan Dolev, an analyst at Jefferies Equity Research. “That’s a great strategy, but the government will cut you off one day.”

Three companies, $4.9 billion in government support

Three companies, $4.9 billion in government support

Jerry Hirsch

Elon Musk’s California companies — Tesla, SolarCity and SpaceX — have enjoyed at least $4.9 billion in government support.

Elon Musk’s California companies — Tesla, SolarCity and SpaceX — have enjoyed at least $4.9 billion in government support. ( Jerry Hirsch )

 

The figure compiled by The Times comprises a variety of government incentives, including grants, tax breaks, factory construction, discounted loans and environmental credits that Tesla can sell. It also includes tax credits and rebates to buyers of solar panels and electric cars.

A looming question is whether the companies are moving toward self-sufficiency — as Dolev believes — and whether they can slash development costs before the public largesse ends.

Tesla and SolarCity continue to report net losses after a decade in business, but the stocks of both companies have soared on their potential; Musk’s stake in the firms alone is worth about $10 billion. (SpaceX, a private company, does not publicly report financial performance.)

Musk and his companies’ investors enjoy most of the financial upside of the government support, while taxpayers shoulder the cost.

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The payoff for the public would come in the form of major pollution reductions, but only if solar panels and electric cars break through as viable mass-market products. For now, both remain niche products for mostly well-heeled customers.

Musk declined repeated requests for an interview through Tesla spokespeople, and officials at all three companies declined to comment.

The subsidies have generally been disclosed in public records and company filings. But the full scope of the public assistance hasn’t been tallied because it has been granted over time from different levels of government.

New York state is spending $750 million to build a solar panel factory in Buffalo for SolarCity. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company will lease the plant for $1 a year. It will not pay property taxes for a decade, which would otherwise total an estimated $260 million.

The federal government also provides grants or tax credits to cover 30% of the cost of solar installations. SolarCity reported receiving $497.5 million in direct grants from the Treasury Department.

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That figure, however, doesn’t capture the full value of the government’s support.

Since 2006, SolarCity has installed systems for 217,595 customers, according to a corporate filing. If each paid the current average price for a residential system — about $23,000, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists — the cost to the government would total about $1.5 billion, which would include the Treasury grants paid to SolarCity.

Nevada has agreed to provide Tesla with $1.3 billion in incentives to help build a massive battery factory near Reno.

The Palo Alto company has also collected more than $517 million from competing automakers by selling environmental credits. In a regulatory system pioneered by California and adopted by nine other states, automakers must buy the credits if they fail to sell enough zero-emissions cars to meet mandates. The tally also includes some federal environmental credits.

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On a smaller scale, SpaceX, Musk’s rocket company, cut a deal for about $20 million in economic development subsidies from Texas to construct a launch facility there. (Separate from incentives, SpaceX has won more than $5.5 billion in government contracts from NASA and the U.S. Air Force.)

Subsidies are handed out in all kinds of industries, with U.S. corporations collecting tens of billions of dollars each year, according to Good Jobs First, a nonprofit that tracks government subsidies. And the incentives for solar panels and electric cars are available to all companies that sell them.

Musk and his investors have also put large sums of private capital into the companies.

But public subsidies for Musk’s companies stand out both for the amount, relative to the size of the companies, and for their dependence on them.

“Government support is a theme of all three of these companies, and without it none of them would be around,” said Mark Spiegel, a hedge fund manager for Stanphyl Capital Partners who is shorting Tesla’s stock, a bet that pays off if Tesla shares fall.

Tesla stock has risen 157%, to $250.80 as of Friday’s close, over the last two years.

Musk has proved so adept at landing incentives that states now compete to give him money, said Ashlee Vance, author of “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” a recently published biography.

“As his star has risen, every state wants a piece of Elon Musk,” Vance said.

Before his current ventures, he made a substantial sum from EBay Inc.’s $1.5-billion purchase of PayPal, the electronic payment system in which Musk held an 11% stake.

Soon after, he founded SpaceX in 2002 with money from that sale, and he made major investments and took leadership posts at Tesla and Solar City.

Musk is now the chief executive of both Tesla and SpaceX and the chairman of SolarCity, and holds big stakes in all three, including 27% of Tesla and 23% of SolarCity, according to recent regulatory filings. The ventures employ about 23,000 people nationwide, and they operate or are building factories and facilities in California, Michigan, New York, Nevada and Texas.

Tense talks

The $1.3 billion in benefits for Tesla’s Nevada battery factory resulted from a year of hardball negotiations.

Late in 2013, Tesla summoned economic development officials from seven states to its auto factory in Fremont, Calif. After a tour, they gathered in a conference room, where Tesla executives explained their plan to build the biggest lithium-ion battery factory in the world — then asked the states to bid for the project.

Nevada at first offered its standard package of incentives, in this case worth $600 million to $700 million, said Steve Hill, Nevada’s executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Tesla negotiators wanted far more. The automaker at first sought a $500-million upfront payment, among other enticements, Hill said. Nevada pushed back, in sometimes tense talks punctuated by raised voices.

“It would have amounted to Nevada writing a series of checks during the first couple of years,” said Hill, calling it an unacceptable risk.

With the deal imperiled, Hill flew to Palo Alto in August to meet with Tesla’s business development chief, Diarmuid O’Connell, a former State Department official who is the automaker’s lead negotiator.

They shored up the deal with an agreement to give Tesla $195 million in transferable tax credits, which the automaker could sell for upfront cash. To make room in its budget, Nevada reduced incentives for filming in the state and killed a tax break for insurance companies.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Musk sealed the agreement in a Labor Day phone conversation. Hill said it was worth it, pointing to the 6,000 jobs he expects the factory to eventually create.

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The state commissioned an analysis estimating the economic impact from the project at $100 billion over two decades, but some economists called that figure deeply flawed. It counted every Tesla employee as if they would otherwise have been unemployed, for instance, and it made no allowance for increased government spending to serve the influx of thousands of local residents.

A $750-million factory

Musk has similar success with getting subsidies for a SolarCity plant in Buffalo, N.Y. The company currently buys many of its solar panels from China, but it will soon become its own supplier with a new and heavily subsidized factory.

An affiliate of New York’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany will spend $750 million to build a solar panel factory on state land. SolarCity estimated in a corporate filing that it will spend an additional $150 million to get the factory operating.

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When finished in 2017, the 1.2-million-square-foot facility will be the largest solar panel factory in the Western Hemisphere. New York officials see the subsidy as a worthy investment because they expect that it will create 3,000 jobs. The plant will replace a long-closed steel factory.

“The SolarCity facility will bring extensive benefits and value to this formerly dormant brownfield that provided zero benefit to the city and region,” said Peter Cutler, spokesman for Empire State Development, New York’s economic development agency.

SpaceX, though it depends far more on government contracts than subsidies, received an incentive package in Texas for a commercial rocket launch facility. The state put up more than $15 million in subsidies and infrastructure spending to help SpaceX build a launch pad in rural Cameron County at the southern tip of Texas. Local governments contributed an additional $5 million.

Why Tesla is making a power play into batteries for home, business

Why Tesla is making a power play into batteries for home, business

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Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors Inc. unveiled a line of inexpensive residential and commercial energy storage systems at a rock concert-like gala Thursday night at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne.

Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors Inc. unveiled a line of inexpensive residential and commercial energy storage systems at a rock concert-like gala Thursday night at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne. ( Jerry Hirsch )

 

Included in the local subsidies is a 15-year property tax break from the local school district worth $3.1 million to SpaceX. Officials say the development still will bring in about $5 million more over that period than the local school district otherwise would have collected.

“That’s $5 million more than we have ever seen from that property,” said Dr. Lisa Garcia, superintendent of the Point Isabel Independent School District. “It is remote…. It is just sand dunes.”

Crucial aid

The public money for Tesla and SolarCity factories is crucial to both companies’ efforts to lower development and manufacturing costs.

The task is made more urgent by the impending expiration of some of their biggest subsidies. The federal government’s 30% tax credit for solar installations gets slashed to 10% in 2017 for commercial customers and ends completely for homeowners.

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Tesla buyers also get a $7,500 federal income tax credit and a $2,500 rebate from the state of California. The federal government has capped the $7,500 credit at a total of 200,000 vehicles per manufacturer; Tesla is about a quarter of the way to that limit. In all, Tesla buyers have qualified for an estimated $284 million in federal tax incentives and collected more than $38 million in California rebates.

California legislators recently passed a law, which has not yet taken effect, calling for income limits on electric car buyers seeking the state’s $2,500 subsidy. Tesla owners have an average household income of about $320,000, according to Strategic Visions, an auto industry research firm.

Competition could also eat into Tesla’s public support. If major automakers build more zero-emission cars, they won’t have to buy as many government-awarded environmental credits from Tesla.

Five questions for Elon Musk about Tesla's battery business plan

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Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk plans to launch the electric car market into a new product line — batteries for home and business energy storage.

Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk plans to launch the electric car market into a new product line — batteries for home and business energy storage. ( Jerry Hirsch )

 

In the big picture, the government supports electric cars and solar panels in the hope of promoting widespread adoption and, ultimately, slashing carbon emissions. In the early days at Tesla — when the company first produced an expensive electric sports car, which it no longer sells — Musk promised more rapid development of electric cars for the masses.

In a 2008 blog post, Musk laid out a plan: After the sports car, Tesla would produce a sedan costing “half the $89k price point of the Tesla Roadster and the third model will be even more affordable.”

In fact, the second model now typically sells for $100,000, and the much-delayed third model, the Model X sport utility, is expected to sell for a similar price. Timing on a less expensive model — maybe $35,000 or $40,000, after subsidies — remains uncertain.

“Some may question whether this actually does any good for the world,” Musk wrote in 2008. “Are we really in need of another high-performance sports car? Will it actually make a difference to global carbon emissions? Well, the answers are no and not much…. When someone buys the Tesla Roadster sports car, they are actually helping to pay for the development of the low-cost family car.”

Next: Battery subsidies

Now Musk is moving into a new industry: energy storage. Last month, he starred in a typically dramatic announcement of Tesla Energy-branded batteries for homes and businesses. On a concert-like stage, backed by pulsating music, Musk declared that the batteries would someday render the world’s energy grid obsolete.

“We are talking about trying to change the fundamental energy infrastructure of the world,” he said.

Musk laid out a vision of affordable clean energy in the remote villages of underdeveloped countries and homeowners in industrial nations severing themselves from utility grids. The Nevada factory will churn out the batteries alongside those for Tesla cars.

What he didn’t say: Tesla has already secured a commitment of $126 million in California subsidies to companies developing energy storage technology.

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DOE falsified reviews and data and violated federal process in order to provide kick-backs to favored companies.
The companies that were abused were encouraged to expend their own funds, irreparable work hours and work years and their market opportunities based on false promises and political manipulations secretly, and illegally, arranged by DOE executives and other federal officials, in violation of the law and in violation of common moral principles. These applicants were targeted, manipulated and maliciously damaged for purposes of political corruption. The DOE, and other investigative entities, refuse to hold a public hearing, to confront these issues, in order to maintain a cover-up of the facts… .”


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“…Working with federal executives,  a group of Silicon Valley men formed a cartel and ran an organized crime kickback scheme which cost the taxpayers billions of dollars and which broke numerous felony laws. They have been protected, up to this point, but the evidence against them is now over-whelming. Recent whistle-blower documents from the Snowden, Sony, HSBC and other investigation sources, has only served to additionally validate the charges. Hundreds of credible witnesses, and investigators, are prepared to go before any Special Prosecutor, Federal Court or network news broadcast and verify all of the facts. It is time for action and an end to the cover-ups…”


” Department of Energy officials, essentially, sabotaged a number of American technology companies in order to clear the decks for their crony friends, who they had direct, and documented, financial and political relations with…”
– Zap Automotive Manager

This site documents the set of events that took place, that hundreds of investigators at agencies, news groups and special task forces have now confirmed. This is for legal teams and investigators working on this matter. The purpose of this website is to demand that a non-secret Federal Special Prosecutor be assigned to investigate this case and to seek justice for the many applicant/victims who were intentionally targeted, sabotaged and terminated by federal executives at the request of campaign backers. This published article about the matter provides a good high-level outline:

” A cartel rigged a U.S. Government funding program to exclusively benefit themselves financially and politically. It back-fired on them!

A large number of applicant’s were targeted and terminated by Steven Chu and his staff, at the request of campaign investors. The same set of tactics was used in every case. In every case, the applicants had a technology which competed with, and in most cases was better than, those campaign investors competing products.

This was a clear cut case of kickbacks and coordinated industrial market sabotage. Historical records have proven that ONLY campaign investors companies were funded; and that EVERY single non-campaign investor applicant was blockaded and manipulated into shut-down. The actions undertaken by Steven Chu, and his associates, constitute a felony violation of a number of laws and ethics standards.

The applicants are now seeking justice against the associated parties who assisted in the attacks.

The incident involves rigging energy industry minerals and supplies to benefit a select handful of billionaires who had taken control of the market for batteries and raw materials used by Tesla, Fisker, Solyndra and other notorious companies from this scandal.

Lithium ion batteries, when they burn, cause brain cancer, liver cancer and other, potentially lethal, toxic poisoning. Certain regulators are told to “ignore these issues” because certain lithium ion investors donated cash to certain campaigns. The chemicals for lithium ion batteries come from countries which needed to be invaded in order to monopolize the mining of those chemicals. Certain politicians are told to “ignore these issues” because certain lithium ion investors engaged in war profiteering in order to control those minerals.

The FAA has issued numerous warnings and videos showing that lithium ion batteries do spontaneously self-ignite and crash airplanes. Numerous people have been killed in lithium ion plane crashes. Certain regulators are told to “ignore these issues” because certain lithium ion investors donated cash to certain campaigns. Flight MH370 was carrying tons of lithium ion batteries in it’s cargo hold.

Lithium ion batteries have self-ignited and set numerous children and senior citizens on fire. They have set homes on fire. They have set offices on fire. They have set Apple Stores on fire. You constantly hear about passenger airlines being forced to land because passengers “smell smoke in the cabin”. This is almost always a lithium ion battery going off in the cabin and exposing all of the passengers to it’s carcinogenic ignition vapors. There have been multiple recalls of Tesla for fires including the battery charger cord setting homes on fire and the need for an entire titanium add-on plate to cover the whole underside of the Tesla. Tesla’s have now been involved in many deaths.

Silicon Valley investors took over the lithium ion battery market, along with Goldman Sachs (recently called before Congress for this very same “commodity manipulation”), because they knew they were getting large government hand-outs from the Department of Energy in exchange for campaign contributions.

Lithium ion batteries lose their power and memory over a relatively short time. Lithium ion batteries blow up when they get wet or bumped. Fisker Motors went out of business when millions of dollars of Fisker cars, using lithium ion batteries, got wet and all blew up. Tesla battery packs have blown up, on multiple occasions, from simply hitting bumps in the road. Manufacturing these kinds of batteries is so toxic that even China, a country known for the most minimal regulations, has closed a huge number of battery factories because of the massive numbers of deaths they caused to workers and nearby residents.

Journalists have published a glut of articles exposing cover-ups about the dangers and corruption involved with lithium ion batteries. The U.S. Government and numerous groups have filed charges against Panasonic, and similar battery companies for bribery, corruption, dumping, price fixing and other unethical tactics.

Every key investor in lithium ion was also a campaign donor who also received huge federal cash from the Department of Energy in the same funding cycle in which they paid campaign contributions. By driving a Tesla, in addition to the common public perception that it is a “douche-bag car”, there is something far worse about driving it. You are making a public statement to the world that you support organized crime by driving this car. Here is why: Investigators say that, political operatives David Plouffe, Rahm Emanual, Steven Rattner, Dan Pfeiffer, Bill Daly, David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs arranged with Silicon Valley investors to take over the lithium battery industry in order to monopolize the trillions of dollars of lithium, and related mining deals, in Afghanistan. The Afghan war has now cost American’s over 6 trillion dollars, with almost nothing to show for it.

They say that they traded federal funding for campaign support assisted by Harry Reid and Dianne Feinstein, who received numerous stock and cash kickbacks in the scheme. They say they used the money to fund political campaigns. They used the Silicon Valley investors internet companies, (mostly Google), to manipulate voter perceptions and web searches in favor of their  personal agenda and profits. The Silicon Valley investors received favorable federal laws, tax gifts, free federal loans, stock bumps and other perks. The Silicon Valley investors companies that used the Afghan minerals: Abound, Solyndra, Fisker, Ener1, Tesla, and many, many more, that received the Department of Energy kickback funds, managed by Steven Chu, have all either failed, been raided, been charged with fraud or otherwise turned out to be disasters because they were based on a financial fraud skimming scheme instead of a good business plan. Anyone who spoke out about details of the scam, particularly journalists, had a character assassination hit-job ordered on them by Axelrod, Gibbs and Carney; using tabloid fronts that they controlled.

All of these facts are known, in great detail, by many investigators. Nearly a million pages of evidence exist. A Special Prosecutor is required to perform proper prosecutions. No matter what political party you belong to: This is organized crime against the taxpayers.

All of this information can now be validated, and confirmed, on any law enforcement, or investigative news, database.”

Hundreds of expert witnesses are prepared to testify to the veracity of these facts before the U.S. Congress, Federal judges and/or Special Prosecutors.

There are 320 Million people in America.
In “The Incident”, out of 320 Million American’s, only 21 of them made billions of dollars of profit, in taxpayer cash, off of “The Incident”
AND
Those same 21 people were huge campaign backers and they all knew each other
AND
The competitors of each of those 21 people were sabotaged or held-back in “The Incident”
SO
If you play Vegas, you know what “Odds-Makers” are. If you buy insurance you know what “Actuarials” are. The odds, or actuarials, of those things, that happened in “The incident” happening on their own, without organized crime manipulation are: OVER FOUR TRILLION TO ONE.

The Facts are clear. The cover-ups are wearing thin and multiple investigators now have all of the emails, recordings and evidential proof. Time for action!


From one Senator: ” If you are an average member of the public, you may read all of this about spies, intrigues, murders, political corruption, trillion dollar stock scams and crime and think:  ‘oh my, I don’t live in this world. This doesn’t apply to me. I don’t want to know about this’ ..but you would be wrong. All of this affects your job, the price of eggs you buy at the corner store, the cost of your gas, your retirement savings and many things that go on in your life every day. To ignore the facts is to subject you, and your family, to economic ills that you could have fixed by being pro-active. Pay attention, know these facts and VOTE the bad people out, and the good people in, if you want to improve your own personal life!”

The executives of Google, In-Q-Tel and New America Foundation and the investors and beneficiaries of the “CleanTech” cash and the organizers of the libel, slander and defamation attacks against competing applicants are IN FACT, all the same people. In-Q-Tel and New America Foundation staff strategized the attacks while Gawker Media and Google executed the attacks.

Google received numerous legal requests to cease the attacks and, not only, refused to cease the attacks, but, in fact, increased them. Google manually, malicious and intentionally locked the attacks into the top and forefront positions on their web control architecture in order to optimize and maximize the damage against applicants as a retribution tactic. Google deleted and down-ranked any media coverage which was beneficial to applicants in order to assert their damage against the applicants in favor of their investors. Because Google operates under federal cash contracts and is legally a “Monopoly” this is a felony.


A Few Examples of The Corruption in this Case:
* A few applicants became suspicious of the process, and, at the request of investigators, submitted two different applications for the same exact thing, under different names. As suspected, each application was rejected but for entirely different reasons in each 100% clone test application, in each case.  In some rejection points, the thing that was stated as a positive in one response was stated as a negative in another. This stands as a portion of the proof that no actual due diligence took place and that every applicant was rejected for any reason that could be found, if they were not one of the “pre-selected” insiders.
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Applicants state that Senators Feinstein, Boxer, Reid, Granholm and other elected officials, “stabbed applicants in the back” by helping to sabotage those applicants applications so that those Senators, and their families and associates, could receive stock, campaign funding, family contracts, and special insider perks. Historical investigative facts do show that many applications were manipulated, and sabotaged, and that all of those Senators did receive those listed perks at the same time.


News Updates:
– Huge Article on the Case Came Out At (THIS LINK)
– Now over 11 lawsuits underway against the perpetrators, and you thought “SOLYNDRA” was big, “you ain’t seen nuthin yet!”
– New Congress to take up the matter more aggressively.
– Staff From ELIO Motors claim that they are being “stone-walled” by political investors at DOE
– Staff from Bright Motors claim Bright was lied to by DOE
– Staff From ZAP Motors claim DOE manipulated Process
– Founder of Brammo Motors quoted in media saying DOE program was “not right”
– President misses stated electric car “Moon Program” goal by 72%, wonders why his DOE screwed him
– Staff from Apterra Motors say “DOE program was “rigged”
– Fisker Motors shut down and sold to China under cloud of investigations, fires and corruption kickback charges
– Most of DOE programs hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars found to have gone to China, via deals that Senators, who own stock in those Chinese ventures, set up!
– Head of Tesla recorded by News cameras saying his company did not qualify for the federal cash but they got it anyway.
– Steven Chu under criminal investigation by three separate groups
– Stock Tracker and Trust Fund ownerships investigators discover disturbing off-shore ownerships
– Reid & Feinstein family ownerships in Chinese interests investigated
– Feinstein removed from Intelligence Panel
– Goldman Sachs called before Congressional Investigation committee for mineral commodity stock manipulation
– XP has Sued DOE for “corruption” for their car project (which was NOT an inflatable car, it was exactly like the Nissan Leaf). That case is before the federal courts.
– Irreversible facts of history now prove that hundreds of applicants were manipulated out of program in fake “due diligence” process and that ONLY “friends” of the management were allowed in. Irrefutable evidence prepared for U.S. Congress. Scam cost American taxpayers over $300 Billion in losses.
– Investigators say that HSBC leaks, Goldman Sachs hidden recordings and other surveillance now prove that campaign investors took federal kickback cash and hid the money, mostly overseas, to avoid paying taxes.
– Aptera Car Company says they were screwed over by DOE program
– Staff from: Local Motors, BioTrike, Eco_Motors, Vectrix, VVC, WrightSpeed, VPG, ElectroRides, ZAP Motors, Futuris and many more car companies, say DOE staff manipulated their applicant process and delayed reviews to let crony’s through.
– MASSIVE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION HAULS IN TOP BANKERS ON PRECIOUS METAL MINING SCAM TIED TO XYZ CASE. DOJ, SWISS INVESTIGATORS, CFTC CHARGE MASSIVE KICKBACK RIGGING OF MATERIALS USED BY SUSPECTS. HSBC & SNOWDEN LEAKS SHOW COMPLICITY.

Most Applicants did not intend to get involved this much, but when the “bad guys” started putting “hit jobs” on them to punish them, the “bad guys” made it very personal!

SHORT VERSION: A case about a group of American small businesses, and taxpayers, that stumbled into a political organized crime operation, and a series of cover-ups.  The small businesses reported the crimes to authorities and were attacked for it.
Use the “More…” tab, above, to see the rest of the pages…

These are multi-company legal actions. Companies are pursuing claims for RICO, Fraud, and other related claims, against the entities that attacked these companies and abused their trust as domestic business groups and as individual taxpayers.

So far: White House Staff, Major bankers and Investors and well-known companies have been under federal investigation and/or forced to resign or cease operations. Multiple cases are currently before the federal courts but not all of the attackers have been addressed yet. Multiple deaths are under investigation. Additionally, multiple law enforcement and special authority investigations are continuing.

THIS SITE IS FOR, CO-LITIGANTS, LAWYERS AND EXPERT WITNESS DISCUSSIONS ONLY FOR THE GOOGLE, IN-Q-TEL and NAF RICO-Class “Hit-Job” Cases.

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Case Overview

(Click On each highlighted item to see the video explanation from news broadcasts. Over 800,000 pages of paper evidence also exist in multiple federal repositories. Check back for updated newscast evidence, arriving daily.) Joint FBI/GAO Report DE-3467   Draft 4.5.2E


⊗ A group of Silicon Valley investors received some documents from some “friends” stating that there was “A trillion dollars of lithium in Afghanistan“. These documents were passed around by Goldman Sachs & Silicon Valley VC’s. This group thought they could exploit Afghan, and other country’s, mining contracts on a commodity monopolization scheme fronting the use of the raw materials by “Green-washing” it to be used for “electric car and solar programs”, under the guise of, “it’s ‘CleanTech’ the voters should love it”, in order to try to make it pass Congressional oversight faster. Recent press disclosures confirm vast campaign funding, by mining companies, through back-door avenues, ie: the Guistra matter and others.

 

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  AFGHAN REPORTS #2    AFGHAN #3

GOLDMAN SACHS #1    KLEINER PERKINS #1       LITHIUM DANGERS #1      LITHIUM DANGERS#2        VC RACKETERING #1             TESLA MOTORS #1        CORRUPTION #1


⊗ These investors were deeply affiliated with Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs was involved in almost every aspect, stock manipulation, application “winner”, profit funnel and deployment aspect of the case. Goldman created the process known as the “Flash Boy Pump”. This used Department of Energy and TARP cash award announcements to synthetically inflate stock values long enough to “skim” profits off those stock holdings. Goldman is now under many investigations for this kind of “Commodity rigging”.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  GOLDMAN SACHS #1       KLEINER PERKINS #1        VC RACKETERING #1       MCKINSEY CONSULTING #1            TESLA MOTORS #1      CORRUPTION #1


⊗ These investors used their campaign donations, lobbyists and PAC’s to acquire the services of a number of U.S. Senators and foreign diplomats. They primarily paid the Senators in stock options for those Senators, their families and business associates. The FEC and FTC have Congressional insider trading investigations under-way, over these very actions, which have been stone-walled by the very Senators who engaged in the insider trading.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1         VC RACKETERING #1      CORRUPTION #1


⊗ So much money was moving that a scheme was created to pass the money through the U.S. Department of Energy and a new program, called TARP, so that the transactions appeared to be federal programs

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  DEPT. OF ENERGY #1          VC RACKETERING #1      CORRUPTION #1


⊗ The characters involved in the scandal have now been uncovered as highly unethical, disreputable, willing to break laws and moral codes and are held in low regard by the public. They formed a cartel now known as The Silicon Valley Cartel. One of the largest participants is Google, Inc. and it’s investors. The Cartel was recently exposed in the Silicon Valley “ANGELGATE” and “NO POACHING” collusion scandals and lawsuits

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1             VC RACKETERING #1       CORRUPTION #1


⊗ The best friend’s of the Silicon Valley Cartel were Steven Chu and Eric Holder. The cartel arranged, via the legal firm connected to both: Covington & Burling, to get them both nominated and appointed to the two federal agencies that control the money pass-through. Both of these individuals have been proven to have had previous business and personal relationships with the Cartel. Steven Chu sabotaged any technologies or companies that competed with his, and his friends, stock investments. Both have been forced to quit.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS   HYDROGEN BLOCKADE     KLEINER PERKINS #1        VC RACKETERING #1      STEVEN CHU #1           CORRUPTION #1


⊗ The Cartel used consulting Company McKinsey for insider trading deal support and to author papers and reports which were distributed throughout Washington to say that certain very specific products and technologies were “trending in the new CleanTech industry”. In fact, every “trending company and technology” that McKinsey raved over was already owned and monopolized by the Cartel. At least one major McKinsey executive has gone to federal prison. A number of others are under surveillance and investigation.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1        VC RACKETERING #1        MCKINSEY CONSULTING #1        STEVEN CHU #1            CORRUPTION #1     CHARACTER ASSASSINATION #1


⊗ As Secretary of Energy, it was noticed that Steven Chu gave quite a lot of U.S. tax dollars to Russian owned or controlled companies. It was subsequently discovered that the Silicon Valley Cartel had deep Russian connections and business relations with USSR businessmen, to assist in the mining of Afghan, and other Middle Eastern countries, for the personal gain of the Cartel. Steven Chu sabotaged over 200 applicants, for the federal programs, simply because they competed with the Cartel and were not part of the Cartel.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1             VC RACKETERING #1        STEVEN CHU #1             TESLA MOTORS #1           CORRUPTION #1


⊗ John Doerr ran Kleiner Perkins, one of the lead coordinators of the Scheme and the Cartel

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1           VC RACKETERING #1       MCKINSEY CONSULTING #1            CORRUPTION #1


⊗ Elon Musk was a behind the scenes Google and Kleiner Perkins partner, Cartel organizer and cash conduiting agent. THIS LINK has many confirming data points . Elon Musk, a billionaire, has now received billions of free taxpayer dollars in out-right cash hand-outs, tax waivers, free or low-cost resources, stock pumps and federal NASA contracts. Musk’s companies would not exist today if not for taxpayer hand-out cash. No other living person has received this much taxpayer money from the Obama administration. No other living person has given so much money to the Obama administration through his companies, investors and partners, like Google. No other living person has had the Obama administration sabotage, terminate or rule against so many of his competitors. Federal records demonstrate this to be one of the most overt examples of a political campaign kick-back scheme in this decade. In Musk’s carefully orchestrated, self-aggrandizing, media campaigns, all mention of his true financial connections, extensive fraud lawsuits, and employee distrust is carefully expunged. Musk’s companies exploited the key minerals from the mining deals and both Tesla & Solyndra, who sit next door to each other, were kickback lobbied by Dianne Feinstein, whose family profited on both deals.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1            VC RACKETERING #1             TESLA MOTORS #1            CORRUPTION #1       TESLA MOTORS #3


⊗ Vinohd Khosla was a key organizer in the Cartel and connected to Raj Gupta, now imprisoned

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1           VC RACKETERING #1       MCKINSEY CONSULTING #1               CORRUPTION #1


⊗ Senators Feinstein, Reid, Pelosi and Boxer received the largest amount of stock, insider trading deals and campaign kick-backs from the Cartel. Feinstein’s family and associates received massive resources from the Tesla and Solyndra deals. They were, essentially, paid program facilitators. These Senators leveraged state tax officials, including Bill Lockyer of California, to exclusively, and extraordinarily, give tens of millions of dollars of additional taxpayer money, at a state level, to Cartel billionaire-owned companies: Tesla & Solyndra. Which sit on the same plot of land and have supplier contracts with the Senators families. These Senators took active steps to sabotage applicants who competed with Tesla, Solyndra & the Cartel, such as Gary D. Conley of SolFocus; who may have been murdered. 

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  VC RACKETERING #1                     TESLA MOTORS #1             CORRUPTION #1


⊗ Eric Schmidt was the core lobbyist and director of a large part of the Cartel

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  GOOGLE #1         VC RACKETERING #1            CORRUPTION #1           CHARACTER ASSASSINATION #1


⊗ When whistle-blowers saw through the scheme, Cartel leaders Doerr and Schmidt would organize (SEE THIS LINK) character assassination hit-jobs against those adversaries, sabotage their business and career databases with negative flags, create whisper campaigns and black list them via the National Venture Capital Association, which was controlled by a large number of Cartel members. The Cartel used it’s resources, concurrently, at Google and Gawker Media, to put media hit-jobs on Santorum, ALICE, Romney, whistle-blowers, and other adversaries by locking devastating hatchet jobs (EXAMPLE AT THIS LINK) onto massive numbers of search engine pages controlled by each. Schmidt is known to have used his control of In-Q-Tel, New America Foundation and other covert groups, along with the Google search engine, to deploy one of the largest media attack systems in history.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  GOLDMAN SACHS #1       GOOGLE #1              CORRUPTION #1           CHARACTER ASSASSINATION #1


⊗ Recently disclosed documents and videos prove that the Cartel spent more time in the White House, from 2007 forward, than all of the members of Congress COMBINED. Additionally, the disclosures of financial connections between the Cartel members, The White House, campaign financing and federal policy decisions demonstrates the operation of a felony-level corruption activity.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1               VC RACKETERING #1       MCKINSEY CONSULTING #1          STEVEN CHU #1               TESLA MOTORS #1             CORRUPTION #1


⊗ The mining chemicals that the cartel sought to monopolize were “dumped” on the Cartel by the Russians via, possibly, doctored documents which overstated the volume and value of the materials and who knew that the materials were toxic, explosive and had no long-term economic viability. The Cartel did not investigate the materials usage and rushed to profiteer, driven By Goldman Sachs, who didn’t care about the long-term, they just wanted to “skim” their fees and “stock pumps” off the top.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  KLEINER PERKINS #1     GOLDMAN SACHS#1           LITHIUM DANGERS #1        LITHIUM DANGERS#2               VC RACKETERING #1         STEVEN CHU #1             TESLA MOTORS #1             CORRUPTION #1           TESLA MOTORS #3


⊗ The American GAO, Judicial Watch & Transparency Center have discovered that U.S. taxpayers lost additional billions of dollars as the result of tax waivers, credits and reductions given exclusively to Cartel companies as gifts in exchange for election services.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  VC RACKETERING #1          STEVEN CHU #1            CORRUPTION #1


⊗ Google executives and investors used Google, Inc. as a “central command” for lobbying, leverage, media stock manipulation, spying on competitors, media hit jobs and revenue profiteering. The upside was that it provided for the largest media, stock and information manipulation system ever devised. The downside is that it focused public, agency and law enforcement scrutiny on this central point until the voluminous indiscretions, finally, became highly visible, as shown AT THIS LINK, and in the follow newscasts:

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  GOOGLE #1        KLEINER PERKINS #1         VC RACKETERING #1             TESLA MOTORS #1                CORRUPTION #1        CHARACTER ASSASSINATION #1


⊗ The key White House staff who assisted in this scheme were: Rahm Emanual, David Plouffe, Robert Gibbs, David Axelrod, Steve Rattner, Jay Carney and Bill Daily. When confronted about their involvement, historical records show that they all quit their White House jobs at the most desired positions in America, in a bad economy, to take far lower positions, thus implicating themselves, along with their emails, in culpability. These staffers worked harder than any other administration to cut-off the press, attack whistle-blowers and increase NSA domestic surveillance in order to delay the revelation of these crimes.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:  VC RACKETERING #1                STEVEN CHU #1            CORRUPTION #1           CHARACTER ASSASSINATION #1


⊗ A key aspect of the scam was the “Pump & Go” stock swindle combined with pulling cash off-the-top by Sachs and the Cartel. In the following evidence set, you will notice a record setting number of huge cash intakes and sudden bankruptcies immediately thereafter. That part of the scheme seems to have worked like this: 1.) Technically “ideal” companies were set-up, 2.) huge cash amounts were wired in from the U.S. Treasury. 3.) Huge “fees” were paid to VC’s, executives and Sachs, right when the money arrived at the tech company, while Sachs & the VC’s “pumped” the stock market valuations of those companies using the sudden “free money” from the Dept. of Energy to falsify valuation marketing. This gave short term, sudden, stock profits that they also grabbed , 4.) the companies were managerially abandoned and then 5.) filed bankruptcy. 6. ) The VC’s and Sachs then filed tax loss credits, on the failures, in order to get a double profit upside. Investigators called this “unjust rewards”. This volume of award/failure scenarios has never occurred in the history of America, particularly with a series of same-type companies who had just received massive federal funding windfalls.  It seems obvious that these sequential incidents were planned and coordinated. Investigators believe Kleiner Perkins and Goldman Sachs were the key organizers of this tactic. Time-tracking of financial details in the HSBC “Swiss Leaks” seems to confirm federal award/personal gain sequences.

LINKS TO EXAMPLE MATERIALS:   APPLICANTS#1        GOLDMAN SACHS #1            KLEINER PERKINS #1          LITHIUM DANGERS #1        LITHIUM DANGERS#2        VC RACKETERING #1             STEVEN CHU #1           TESLA MOTORS #1              CORRUPTION #1            TESLA MOTORS #3          CHARACTER ASSASSINATION #1


 

ALL ADDITIONAL VIDEOS PLUS UNCATEGORISED AND NEW VIDEOS FROM BBC AND CBS SOURCES:

ADDITIONAL VIDEOS AVAILABLE AT THIS LINK

AND

THIS LINK

(For security purposes, many mirror states of this site exist in multiple server locations. If your IP tracking shows various IP’s, it is because of this secure-state duplication technology)

 

Do some people already have X-Men-like mental super powers? SHOCKING REVELATION!

Do some people already have X-Men-like mental super powers? SHOCKING REVELATION!

  •           The secrets of CERN
  •           Your brain energy may be able to control the future and alter patterns
  •           Scientists using “Doping” to turbo-charge their brains
  •           Is the only thing stopping you from using your super-powers, your belief that they do not exist?
  •           If you fully accepted your super-powers, would they pop into place
  •           Are religion and “super-power”-ness the same, or different? Are they in conflict, or saying the same thing with different words?

The CERN Switzerland experiments are a global science project to confirm the fact that all of reality is made up of simple electrical energy. They have now proven that.  Additionally, science has now proven that the human brain processes that same electrical energy in order to move the body and cause things to happen in the body.

Now comes the discovery that every object around us is made up of that same exact micro-electric energy. Think of “The Force” in Star Wars or gravity or magnetism; fact, or fiction, the concept of a pervasive plane of energy that is part of, and embedded with, everything is the new physics and science has proven that it is real.

It turns out that the same energy your brain processes to pick up a glass of water, and move all those cells and molecules, in your body, to do it, can also move that same energy outside of your body.

To pick up a glass of water and drink it, your brain needs to move at least 800 parts of atom-level energy.

Atom-level energy is, both, what you are made of, at the smallest level of matter and reality, and the same fuel that is used to power the action.

Let’s say this in a different way. This basic plane of energy is made up of super tiny parts. They are so small that the electrical energy of your own brain can move them around. In fact, you are always moving them as you walk around, pick things up, breath and do other tasks.

So those 800 parts of atom-level energy that you used to drink that water are also the same parts of energy that that glass of water is made out of. This is the hard part for the average person to wrap their head around because it is not how we were taught to think. Most humans see all of the different colors, shapes, sizes, and textures of the world’s objects, and people, as indicative of those things all being different. They are, in fact, not different at all. Everything is made up of the exact same stuff. The material matter in your arm, the table in front of you, the doorknob on the top of the Eiffel Tower, the sea shell on beach in Texas and the rock on the Moon, is all exactly the same stuff and that stuff is all connected to each other, everywhere. 

Thus, your brain moves energy and that same energy is every-where. The leap that one needs to take, and, in fact, they key to accepting that you may have a super power, is realizing that all that energy moving your brain is doing can also take place beyond the reach of your hand.

This is the part where some people stop reading. The idea of moving reality beyond your reach, or adjusting the course of the future via visualization, is just too far out for most people to accept. It makes some people angry because it alters the comfort zone of control they have built around themselves. Why would the idea of “more freedom” piss people off? Because some people fear the unknown, outside of their glass bubble.

In any case, you can now go into any hospital, or university, on Earth and have them hook you up to modern medical equipment and you can watch your brain generate and control electrical energy as go through a series of tasks. There is no voodoo about brain energy. The leap of awareness comes when you want to measure the energy process between your brain, your mental plan to drive downtown, and the parking spot you are imagining appearing for you.

We all know this process as the “Doris Day” parking chant. As we approach the heavily congested area in our city, we chant “Doris Day, Doris Day…” usually when there are others in the car, because it is fun. This may actually work, though. Modern quantum physicists now say that a tiny energy command from your brain does not have any limits relative to the size of the task it is trying to undertake, or create. The cool thing about energy planes is that little energy movements can cause big things to happen. The dark side of the energy plane proves this. A relatively small physical energy movement inside the atomic bomb warhead, causes a relatively massive explosion to occur. You have seen the movies. That part of little energy/big effect isn’t hard to accept. The fear of that particular energy shift keeps most of us up at night. The concept of: “If you think it, it will happen” is thought, by many, to only exist in Marin County New Age Awareness cults and crazy military fantasies, as shown in George Clooney’s film: “The Men Who Stare At Goats”.

Scientists have been secretly practicing “doping” to improve mental powers. The very experimenters, of the deterministic realities of reality have discovered: “Hey, it’s there and I want some too..” Take a look at these articles, exposing the trend:

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The dope on mental enhancement

§  by Susan Watts

 

Yet another survey has revealed surprisingly large numbers of people using drugs to boost their mental powers. What should be done?

MOST of us want to reach our full potential. We might drink a cup of coffee to stay alert, or go for a run to feel on top of the job. So where’s the harm in taking a pill that can do the same thing?

So-called cognitive-enhancing drugs are usually prescribed to treat medical conditions, but they are also known for their ability to improve memory or focus. Many people buy them over the internet, which is risky because they don’t know what they are getting. We also know next to nothing about their long-term effects on the brains of healthy people, particularly the young. But some scientists believe they could have a beneficial role to play in society, if properly regulated.

So who’s taking what? The BBC’s flagship current affairs show Newsnight and New Scientist ran an anonymous online questionnaire to find out. I also decided to try a cognitive enhancer for myself.

The questionnaire was completed by 761 people, with 38 per cent saying they had taken a cognitive-enhancing drug at least once. Of these, nearly 40 per cent said they had bought the drug online and 92 per cent said they would try it again. Though not representative of society, the survey is an interesting, anecdotal snapshot of a world for which there is little data. The drugs people said they had taken included modafinil, normally prescribed for sleep disorders, and Ritalin and Adderall, taken for ADHD. The range of experiences is striking. One respondent wrote: “It helps me extend my concentration. I can study a topic for six hours, for example, that would have me bored to tears in two.” Another wrote: “Did not help me do anything but feel anxious and excited, could not sit still even 15 hours later.”

When asked about the drugs’ potential impact on society, people reported concerns beyond safety, for example warning that the drugs might create a two-tier education system in which some can afford the drugs and others can’t. They voiced wider concerns too, such as: “If society has come to the point that we have to take cognitive enhancers to function or perform to certain expected levels, then it is a society that has placed performance over happiness and health.”

Laurie Pycroft, a student at the University of Oxford, talked to Newsnight about his experiences with modafinil. “I’ve taken it a few times, primarily for its ability to increase wakefulness and allow me to concentrate and stay awake for very extended periods of time. I don’t take it very often but if I want to stay awake for 20 or 30 hours working on an essay it’s very useful,” he said.

Keen to learn more, I contacted Barbara Sahakian, a neuroscientist at the University of Cambridge. She and her team work with people who have conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. One area of their research is testing whether cognitive-enhancing drugs such as modafinil help.

Sahakian thinks these drugs could play a wider role in society. Her most recent research showed that sleep-deprived surgeons performed better on modafinil. “I do think we’ve undervalued [the drugs]. As a society we could perhaps move forward if we all had a form of cognitive enhancement that was safe,” she told me.

Before I could self-experiment with the drug I had to satisfy Sahakian’s colleague James Rowe that there were no risks. We also had trained medical staff nearby.

I took a tablet on two separate days without knowing which one was modafinil and which was a placebo. I then did an hour or so of tests involving memory, strategy, planning and tests of impulsiveness.

On the second day I felt more focused and in control and thought I performed better in the tests. That was the day I had been given modafinil. Rowe summed up my performance: “What we’ve seen today is some very striking improvements… in memory and, for example, your planning abilities and on impulsivity.”

It’s human nature to want to push against our limitations, but what about the risks? Before sanctioning a drug as a cognitive enhancer for healthy people, regulators would require long-term safety studies so they could weigh up the risks and benefits. Pharmaceutical companies are not rushing to carry out such studies, but Sahakian is calling for such work to be done before someone comes to harm.

Some cognitive enhancers, such as Ritalin, are controlled drugs. Modafinil is not, so it is legal to buy it online, though it is illegal to supply it without a prescription. The UK government, through the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, told Newsnight that tackling the illegal sale and supply of medicines over the internet is a priority.

It’s not just students who claim to find the drug beneficial. Anders Sandberg of the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford talks openly about using cognitive-enhancing drugs. He is about to start a study in Germany to compare the effects of a range of cognitive enhancers, including two hormones – ghrelin, which promotes hunger, and oxytocin, which is associated with empathy – to test their powers at what he calls “moral enhancement”.

“Once we have figured out how morality works as an emotional and mental system there might be ways of improving it,” he told me.

The bottom line is that cognitive-enhancing pills are a reality and people are using them. But how comfortable are we with the knowledge that some of our children’s classmates might be taking such drugs to perform better at school, or that one candidate for a job interview might use modafinil to outshine the others? And who was the real me, the one on modafinil, or the one not? Perhaps we should start thinking these questions through, before a drug offering far more than a few percentage points of enhancement comes our way.

Susan Watts is the science editor of the BBC TV programme Newsnight

 

 

 

1.     Can Yoga Give You Superpowers? This Expert Thinks So


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Yoga diehards have long claimed that the practice can allay physical ailments, such as back pain and headaches, as well as improve mood and mental agility. But these perks may not represent the full reach of yoga’s power, says parapsychology researcher Dean Radin in his new book, “Supernormal: Science, Yoga and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities.”

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Before its recent popularization as an alternative physical and mental discipline, Radin writes, “The essential goal of yoga was to achieve states of insight that revealed the true nature of Reality.” This rarefied plane of consciousness offers many spiritual rewards, some of which we’re familiar with–deep focus, empathy, enlightenment–and some of which sound more like the paranormal weaponry of the X-Men. By clearing their minds of static and attachments, and perfecting bare focus and attention, Radin suggests, yogis of previous eras were able to transcend their intellectual and bodily confinements to commune with—and alter—the world around them. “After thousands of years of exploration, refinement, and discussion about [yoga] techniques, advanced yoga practitioners may have advanced far beyond what science is currently capable of confirming,” Radin asserts.


Radin’s investigation into the supernormal potential of yoga begins with a look at ancient yogic writings called the “Yoga Sutras,” which date back as far as the second century B.C. and which “provide a taxonomy of supernormal mental powers”—called siddhis—”and a means of obtaining them.” He then turns to the cutting-edge field of paranormal science and parapsychology, where researchers test the validity of these ancient claims through a range of studies and experiments. We take a look at the hard science behind four yogic superpowers Radin identifies.


Clairaudience

The “Yoga Sutras” name 25 siddhis, one of which is “knowledge of the meaning of sounds produced by all beings,” or, what Radin refers to as “clairaudience.” Achieved by maintaining a meditative focus on the area behind the ear (a kind of trance state known as a “samyama”), clairaudience “may be interpreted as a form of clairvoyance, or telepathy that extends beyond human minds and includes animals, insects and other species,” Radin writes. In other words, yogis who attain clairaudience would be able to communicate with–or at least understand the messages of–living beings other than humans, leaving us to wonder if Dr. Dolittle was really just an esoteric yogi extraordinaire.


Breatharianism

According to the “Yoga Sutras,” performing samyama on the throat enables some yogis to liberate themselves from the need to eat and drink, a phenomenon known in Catholicism as “inedia” and, more generally, as “breatharianism.” “The implication is that the human body can transmute ambient energy into nutrients,” Radin writes, “and through the practice of cultivating this ability one can live comfortably for as long as one wishes without food.” He points to the case of an Indian yogic ascetic named Prahlad Jani, who claims to have lived healthily without eating or drinking from the age 11 to the present (he is now in his 80s). Jani has participated in two medical tests in India—the first in 2003 and the second in 2010—in which he was observed to go without food or drink for as many as 14 days with “no drastic changes…in his physiological condition.”


Telepathy

Just as a samyama focused on the ear can engender clairaudience, a samyama focused on another person’s mind—as in the case of trying to send a message to another person’s mind—can engender telepathy, according to the “Yoga Sutras.” Radin points to a type of test called a “ganzfeld” experiment, in which “receivers” are deprived of sensory input (in Radin’s example, they wear headphones that pump in pink noise and wear halved Ping Pong balls over their eyes) while “senders” attempt to mentally communicate a specific image. The receiver then reports any images that come to mind over the course of their sensory deprivation. Radin recounts a ganzfeld experiment that he and a team of researches conducted in 2010 in which the “sender” telepathically communicated an image of the pyramids at Giza. The “receiver,” in turn, reported images of something “tall,” “monolithic” and of a “rough texture.” Radin classifies this experiment as a “hit.”


Psychokinesis

According to Radin, “some of the siddhis in the ‘Yoga Sutras’ are described as interactions between mind and matter.” He points to an experiment in which subjects were seemingly able to influence the physical body of another person through deep meditative focus. In this “Love Study,” Radin and his colleagues tested 36 adult couples, one of whom was healthy and one of whom was undergoing cancer treatment, to see if focused, channeled affection could measurably influence the physical body of another person. The sender (the healthy participant) sat in a remote chamber watching an intermittently played video of their partner, while researchers measured the skin conductivity of the receiver (the ill participant). Radin reports (with graphs showing results) how the ill patients’ skin consistently displayed markedly higher rates of conductivity after the healthy patient had viewed a video of them. Radin argues that this constitutes evidence that a purely mental faculty—in this case, love—is able to influence material reality.

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Mental Superpowers: How to Unleash the Full Potential of Your Mind

by Jeff Nickles |


You have superpowers – it is absolutely true!

You have the power to do things so far beyond what you can even imagine right now. In fact, you are capable of things that you would probably consider bizarre or even maybe supernatural. Your mind is a vast, largely unexplained source of energy and power. In fact, your thoughts even have the power to alter reality.

Unfortunately, because we don’t understand how these powers work, most people dismiss them. In so doing, we limit ourselves and our success in life. I will reveal here how you can tap into these superpowers and take advantage of them to make drastic improvements in your life.

Stay with me here. I know the tendency of many will be to immediately dismiss this as just a bunch of nutty ideas. But let me submit to you that many very successful people have believed in these powers and used them to create incredible fortunes and success. Also, if you just look at the facts, it is easy to conclude that there must be some truth to this. Where there is smoke, there is usually fire. These powers have been written about for centuries. They have been researched and acknowledged by very notable people. They are mentioned in most of the classic wisdom literature. They exist whether you are willing to admit it and use it to your benefit or not. If you don’t, then you are missing out on getting the very most out of your life.

Examples of Extreme Mental Power

There are so many powers of the mind that are not fully explained or understood. Things like telepathy, psychokinesis, and extrasensory perception (ESP) fall into this category. J.B. Rhine, a researcher at Duke University back in the 1930s, did extensive and rigorous lab tests on subjects to evaluate the existence of ESP. He concluded that many people did seem to have powers beyond the five senses to detect the thoughts and feelings of others. His research led to the coining of the term parapsychology and the founding of a research center at Duke to explore this further. Of course, there are numerous critics and skeptics of Rhine’s conclusions and the results have never been repeated since. However, Rhine was not the only researcher that came to these conclusions and many people think ESP is the sixth sense. This is just one area that suggests the mind has power and emanates energy beyond our current understanding.

There are also numerous people that believe in the miracle of faith healing. Faith healing is the belief that people can be cured of diseases and abnormalities through prayer and divine or supernatural intervention. Of course, when you look objectively at prayer, it is focused thought or meditation which is directed outside ourselves to summon supernatural power to achieve an end we desire. If you plug “faith healing testimonies” into any popular Internet search engine, you will find countless stories of people that have been miraculously cured of things like cancer. It usually involves situations where no further hope was offered by medical science. The person had to believe. If they didn’t, then they had to accept the fate of their medical diagnosis.

I mention ESP and faith healing to stretch your thinking. If you are still reading (I’m sure many have probably given up by now because they are just incapable or unwilling to consider that our minds have power beyond our current understanding), then you are ready to grasp and use the superpowers of your mind. You are ready to tap into the source of energy that has propelled people like Henry Ford, Andrew Carnegie, and Oprah Winfrey to levels of extraordinary success. You can also reach these levels. No matter how you define success or what it is that you desire. You can achieve it!

Unleash Your Superpowers

So, what is it that will unleash the superpowers of your mind? It is belief. You have to believe without doubt in the deepest recesses of your heart and mind that you can and will fulfill your desires. You have to believe so deeply that it creates a level of intensity in your thinking so that your desire becomes a burning obsession. You have to be able to visualize it and emotionalize it vividly. It has to consume you. You have to believe at the level where you know that you can overcome any obstacles that may arise. That you will pay any price. You will give and do whatever it takes to achieve your goal. When you believe like this, you invoke the superpowers of your mind and you will alter reality.

Your intense thoughts and belief when focused in this manner will create in the physical world exactly what you desire. This concept is well documented and absolutely true. It is confirmed in every classic success book that I have read. It is the secret or magic that these writers speak of so frequently. This philosophy is thoroughly discussed in Chapters 13 and 14 of Think and Grow Rich, a very well-known success manual written by Napoleon Hill. In Chapter 14, Hill states the following:

“This much the author does know – that there is a power, or a First Cause, or an Intelligence, which permeates every atom of matter, and embraces every unit of energy perceptible to man…This Intelligence may, through the principles of this philosophy, be induced to aid in transmuting DESIRES into concrete, or material form. The author has this knowledge, because he has experimented with it – and has EXPERIENCED IT.”

Another confirmation that these powers exist is from As a Man Thinketh written by James Allen. Allen states:

“Nature helps every man to the gratification of the thoughts which he most encourages, and opportunities are presented which will most speedily bring to the surface both the good and evil thoughts.”

In other words, these authors confirm that whatever it is we most deeply believe will come to be in our lives and that outside super forces, in these instances called Intelligence and Nature, will assist us. Of course, as the quote above alludes to this principle works in both directions of thought. We must therefore focus our thoughts on the positive to move in the direction we want. We must eliminate all negative thinking and fear. These thoughts dilute the effectiveness of our superpowers and may even take us in the opposite direction. Use your powers for good and not evil!

I think W. Clement Stone says it most succinctly. He states:

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

Jesus even confirms this in the Bible when in Matthew 17:20, he states:

“I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”

As you can see, this philosophy of belief is well documented. These men were not easily deceived. Napoleon Hill spent 20 years of his life researching the material in his book. These men knew the superpowers of the mind exist and they tried to document it so that others could use them too. Are you ready to believe? I could go on and on with more examples from many more books, but there is not room here to do so. You, however, can research this for yourself if you would like or you can take the leap of faith now and start benefiting immediately.

Believe and Succeed or Doubt and Do Without

I know that some will be reluctant to accept these truths. To the skeptics and critics, I say that I hope they are happy in their circumstances. No matter how hard they work or how much effort they put forth without utilizing the principle of belief they will always be severely limited in their accomplishments. If you look further into this, you fill find that every person with a track record of super success has fully and whole-heartedly embraced this philosophy. Our minds do have superpowers that we can utilize to our benefit if we believe. The only question that remains is, will you believe?

I would love to hear your comments on the ideas I have expressed in this article.

This article was written by Jeff Nickles. Please join him at My Super-Charged Life to learn more about living life to the fullest!

 

Learn Telekinesis Training

Telekinesis denotes the paranormal ability of the mind to influence matter, time, space, or energy without the use of any currently known type of physical means. Most people think it only refers to moving objects with your mind, but as you learn how to use telekinesis and all of the other mind powers, you will see it goes much deeper than that.

Originally however, it was a term coined in 1890 and was used exclusively when referring to the various movements of objects done by ghost, spirits, demons or other supernatural forces. In the early 1900’s the term was abused by fraudulent mediums and took on a bad reputation.

By about 1914, those wanting to learn how to do telekinesis had grown so much the term psychokinesis was coined to replace it in order to move away from the negative connotations the fake spiritualists had placed on the original term. Some would prefer the term no longer be used, preferring instead that the term psychokinesis be used exclusively when referring to a wide variety of abilities including the movement of objects, softening of metal, levitation, influencing a random number generator and much more. While the term telekinesis would only refer to the movement of objects.

So we could define psychokinesis, how to move objects with your mind and various other abilities and define telekinesis, how to move objects with your mind. But this is starting to get confusing, so just do it and don’t get caught up in terminology wars, lol. It all boils down to you are here because you want to learn how to use mind to affect objects.

What the brains and big wigs of the world want is not always what the public is willing to do however and the public tends to use the two terms interchangeably. I spent many hours researching every term and combination of terms I could think of in choosing a name for this web site. Every keyword combination I researched that contained the word telekinesis instead of psychokinesis showed 3 to 6 times more in searches. So for this site, both terms will be used and before we are through you should know how to use telekinesis.

Besides, if you think about it, what you choose to call the ability really has nothing to do with your quest on how to use telekinesis. So it is best just to jump in and do!

How to Use Telekinesis

Parapsychology researchers would of course 100% disagree with the interchangeable use of the two terms, so it is always good to learn the difference between the two words no matter which you chose to use.

As your continue to learn telekinesis, we will include further discussion on these terms, plus other terms common to the parapsychology researcher including micro-PK, micro-TK, macro-PK or macro-TK and much more.

Types of Telekinesis and Psychokinesis

Telekinesis is generally considered limited to the movement of matter which would include causing an object to move, shake, vibrate, spin, break and to create heat or cold in an object via the speeding up or slowing down of the atoms an object is made of.

Psychokinesis contains all of the above plus teleportation, healing sick or injured tissue, transmutation of matter, controlling magnetism, controlling particles of light and shape shifting. Yet still, none of this comes close to telling you how to use telekinesis, so lets get to the meat of why you are here.

How to Develop Telekinesis

Anyone can learn telekinesis if they practice long enough. Chances are you will not succeed on your first attempt. It often takes hundreds of tries before you hit upon the perfect combination that give results for you.

Through out this site you will find an ever growing list of exercises you can do alone or with your family and friends to help you learn to develop telekinesis abilities.

We start by giving you telekinesis exercises you can use to learn how to use telekinesis and hints on things you can do to tweak the exercises in the way that works best for you.

Of course we start you off with a little theory and conjecture to help you understand the current line of thinking. Then we move on to a wide selection of telekinesis exercises.

Keep in mind that like everything else in life, people will learn telekinesis at different rates or levels. Some will get almost immediate results. Others will require repeated attempts before they see results. The rate you personally learn telekinesis is what is right for you and you can not judge your results on anyone elses successes or failures.

How to develop telekinesis

It all starts with you. You’ve heard the old saying, “practice makes perfect”? Most people have to put in effort to learn telekinesis. The big thing is to not get frustrated with yourself. Start with the small things and slowly but surely increase your abilities.

Common Misspellings

People often misspell the word telekinesis. Some of the more common misspellings include: telekenisis, telekenesis, telekenisis and telekinisis. But don’t get hung up on terminology, we are all talking about the same thing.

 

The World Isn’t Going Crazy, You just woke up from your pod: THE AGE OF TRANSPARENCY

 

You just woke up…

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Remember the scene in feature film: “THE MATRIX” when Neo/Keanu Reeves wakes up to discover that people are all just encased in glass bubbles where they are pumped full of fake information so that they think the world is one way?

Yep, it’s like that.

If you think that the world is “suddenly falling apart”, or that “everything is going crazy”: It Isn’t

The internet has simply allowed everybody to see what is really going on, and many of them are realizing that have been used and abused, and they just are not real happy about it.

Network TV is in it’s death throes. Printed magazines and newspapers can barely give themselves away. Ironically, these are the same tools that a small group of billionaires were using to control information and perceptions. Ta Ta, Old school media.

So Google saw the future and decided they would take over for the new billionaires but they were so bad at it that everyone has seen through their shill game of attempted political and economic monopoly that they are now scrambling for air. International investigations, a global hatred of the Google brand and the shear arrogance of Google’s executives and owners, killed that wolf in sheep’s clothing.

So now we have the Millenial Generation. Highly educated, sick of media abuse, unwilling to buy into Frat House programming, “White picket fence” breeding pressure and fully capable of building their own global media. A feat they have already accomplished.

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23 Military Competitiveness in the AgeofTransparencyThe End of Secrecy? Beth M. Kasper, USAF August 2001 Occasional Paper No. 23 Center for Strategy and Technology

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Knowledge is Power. Most organizations are comfortable using the term transparency to refer to internal affairs, but the Ageof Technology and global marketplace has birthed an unprecedented AgeofTransparency.

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Manageris recommande l’article Leadership in the AgeofTransparency, Harvard Business Review, 2010

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Earlier this month I attended a research symposium organized by the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR). The use of the word transparency at the event reminded me of the “Hi Bob” drinking game.

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Voluntary transparency is a superior self-regulatory mechanism that could substantially enhance consumer protection and prudential oversight.

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The Coming Ageof Radical Transparency – Healthy Building Network

In his new book, Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer Daniel…

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The man who trained more than 66 countries in open source methods calls for re-invention of intelligence to re-engineer Earth

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Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission. But it’s a mission that frightens the US intelligence establishment to its core.
With 18 years experience working across the US intelligence community, followed by 20 more years in commercial intelligence and training, Steele’s exemplary career has spanned almost all areas of both the clandestine world.

Steele started off as a Marine Corps infantry and intelligence officer. After four years on active duty, he joined the CIA for about a decade before co-founding the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, where he was deputy director. Widely recognised as the leader of the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) paradigm, Steele went on to write the handbooks on OSINT for NATO, the US Defense Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Special Operations F